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by imthedreamliner
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 40668

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

How on earth is Airbus still able to sell NEO after thousands of backlog ? Really unbelievable.

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 72
Views: 19982

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

Early indications show airbus will make a big impact at this year's show.

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by imthedreamliner
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders
Replies: 104
Views: 16842

Re: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders

3 days left for the show and it has been very quite in terms of rumours. Probably this will be a rather silent airshow compared to the ones in recent years.

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabian Airlines in Boeing 777X Order Talks
Replies: 19
Views: 3476

Re: Saudi Arabian Airlines in Boeing 777X Order Talks

Another blow to the A330neo ( just kidding :) )

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 667
Views: 159430

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Is there any terrible teen yet to be delivered ? If yes, is it a white tail or does it have a customer ?

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 In Service Thread 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 6421

Re: 787 In Service Thread 2018

Does anyone have any data about the performance of the terrible teens which are delivered and in service ? How are their dispatch reliabilities ? Any info about fuel consumption especially compared to recent delivered 788s ? What were the concerns when they went through extensive rework and have the...

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by imthedreamliner
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia to order more Airbus aircraft?
Replies: 112
Views: 16237

Re: Air Asia to order more Airbus aircraft?

I would love to see them switch to Dreamliner however in this case I think this is only purchasing tactics. The chances of Boeing securing the order is % 10

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by imthedreamliner
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia to order more Airbus aircraft?
Replies: 112
Views: 16237

Re: Air Asia to order more Airbus aircraft?

All I can say is very poor level of English considering he is a CEO.

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by imthedreamliner
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has given the 3 Major Engine Manufacturers until June 27 to submit their 797 engine proposals
Replies: 313
Views: 45400

Re: Boeing has given the 3 Major Engine Manufacturers until June 27 to submit their 797 engine proposals

Fingers crossed for 797 :) By the way, I think it is the perfect time to launch the program. Airbus is not at a position to counter this program due to the recent changes at the management level. Do they need to respond to 797 is another topic. Time will tell. Airbus is in a very good position to c...

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by imthedreamliner
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has given the 3 Major Engine Manufacturers until June 27 to submit their 797 engine proposals
Replies: 313
Views: 45400

Re: Boeing has given the 3 Major Engine Manufacturers until June 27 to submit their 797 engine proposals

Fingers crossed for 797 :) By the way, I think it is the perfect time to launch the program. Airbus is not at a position to counter this program due to the recent changes at the management level. Do they need to respond to 797 is another topic. Time will tell.

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by imthedreamliner
Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways to order 20 B787-9's
Replies: 60
Views: 11944

Re: Bamboo Airways to order 20 B787-9's

Image of the Bamboo 787 from Boeing's twitter. https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/status/1011306667672330240 https://i.imgur.com/GvLxU2l.jpg When dreamliners were grounded 3 years ago we criticized Boeing deeply. Now it is selling like hot cakes and going for the kill on the A330neo which was supp...

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by imthedreamliner
Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 311
Views: 76150

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

What a week for Boeing : fedex order , Jet order and Bamboo order. All just few days before Farnborough.

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by imthedreamliner
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How does the MD-80 climb better than pretty much every other aircraft?
Replies: 49
Views: 6041

Re: How does the MD-80 climb better than pretty much every other aircraft?

Watch movie " the flight ". Climbing at maximum rate may produce bad results ( hopefully only in movies ).

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by imthedreamliner
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx orders additional 767 and 777s
Replies: 113
Views: 19516

Re: FedEx orders additional 767 and 777s

It is interesting to watch the monopoly dominated by Boeing in freighter market. Why is Airbus with no answer since years ?

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR
Replies: 292
Views: 40035

Re: Airbus is studying A321XLR to challenge Boeing

Can this aircraft compete with MOM from Boeing ?

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by imthedreamliner
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders
Replies: 104
Views: 16842

Re: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders

Firming EK’s 787 order? Its been almost a year since they intented to order 787-10. Why did it so long to firm it ? They firmed the A380s almost immediately. What is taking them so long ? An additional evaluation of their decision ? Does anyone have any info ? Farnborough could be the right place t...

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK mulls ULH aircraft order
Replies: 26
Views: 4960

Re: TK mulls ULH aircraft order

Definitely 777X order. No chance for Airbus here.ULH belongs to Boeing.

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders
Replies: 104
Views: 16842

Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders

Hi A.netters,

Farnborough Airshow will take place July 16-22.

Lets discuss potential orders, firming of mou, loi or options and even rumours.

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by imthedreamliner
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 311
Views: 76150

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Why cant this topic be kept solely for aircraft orders ? When this topic pops up, when I click on it, I just want to see an aircraft order announcement, nothing else. Why this cant be ?

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by imthedreamliner
Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 9183

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2018

I met someone who is one of the managers of the subcontractors working in the new Istanbul airport. They have not been paid by goverment since months he says.

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by imthedreamliner
Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Vistara ordering 6 789 and 13 A320series + options for each type
Replies: 54
Views: 10448

Re: Vistara reported to have ordered 6 787s

Indigo may soon order around 50 A330neo that will give a major relief to the struggling jet.

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by imthedreamliner
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 311
Views: 76150

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

It looks as if Vistara of India will place a firm order for 6 787s and 4 options. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-02/boeing-is-said-to-win-order-from-singapore-air-s-india-affiliate?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=bd&utm_campaign=headline&cmpId=yhoo.headline&yptr=yahoo A...

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by imthedreamliner
Mon May 28, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook / Condor plans for new long range aicraft
Replies: 42
Views: 7665

Re: Thomas Cook / Condor plans for new long range aicraft

99% A330neo

If Boeing can somehow sell Dreamliner, I will call it a miracle.

Another battleground for Dreamliner vs A330neo

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unnayan wrote:

Wise decision :)

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by imthedreamliner
Tue May 22, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners: The Most Uncompetitive Industry?
Replies: 87
Views: 7670

Re: Airliners: The Most Uncompetitive Industry?

A rare topic where there is no A and B fanboy-ism.

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by imthedreamliner
Tue May 22, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Makes A Pass On Their B787 Options
Replies: 97
Views: 19058

Re: AC Makes A Pass On Their B787 Options

passenger response has been fantastic. LOL that's definitely not true. Worst plane in ACs fleet comfort wise. How on earth is a very new aircraft worst in an airlines fleet ? Very biased opinion. It could be that it is not as comfortable as promised but to call it worst in a fleet ... really biased

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by imthedreamliner
Mon May 21, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Attention LHR locals - Uzbek 787 due Tuesday evening.
Replies: 4
Views: 1234

Re: Attention LHR locals - Uzbek 787 due Tuesday evening.

What is so special about this aircraft ? Second topic on a specific aircraft.

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by imthedreamliner
Fri May 18, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA RFQ now ongoing for 767 replacement?
Replies: 215
Views: 29486

Re: UA RFQ now ongoing for 767 replacement?

An interesting RFQ. A.net is almost in mutual agreement that Boeing will win this. Not so often we see this. Lets wait for the outcome

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by imthedreamliner
Wed May 16, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines
Replies: 95
Views: 14899

Re: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines

Most favourite airline on A.net nowadays

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by imthedreamliner
Mon May 14, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 10283

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2018

Does anyone know if SAW will receive widebodies and flights beyond the reach of narrowbodies will start ?

If no, then we are gonna have to go all the way to the 3rd airport for this. All Turkish citizens pretty well know it is not possible to do that. Waaay outside the city.

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by imthedreamliner
Fri May 11, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 224
Views: 30122

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

Let me post the last post of this topic : " Since the discussion has gone off topiv this thread will be locked ".

The very famous A.net post :))

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by imthedreamliner
Tue May 08, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 311
Views: 76150

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Without Leahys famous 5th quarter ( or 13th month to call it ? ) it will be tough to catch Boeing.

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo Airlines (6E) President Resigns
Replies: 34
Views: 3896

Re: Indigo Airlines (6E) President Resigns

Another victim of the troubled A320neo

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by imthedreamliner
Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish BizJet crashes in Iran - March 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 11497

Re: Breaking: Turkish Jet crashes in Iran

It appears inconsistant air speed indicators mislead the captain and she tried to slow down the aircraft by increasing the altitude but the aircraft was already slow. the aircraft entered a high altitude stall and they could not recover :(

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by imthedreamliner
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes
Replies: 34
Views: 4520

Re: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes

The Max-10 requires a extra flight attendant. The Max5-200 can be worked by three attendants I believe if they only fill 199 seats of the plane. The FR planes are configured with 197 seats. Above 200 you need a attendant, which would cost Ryanair extra personel. I wouldn't expect the Max-10, unless...

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by imthedreamliner
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Middle East Airlines (MEA) decision next month: Airbus A330-900neo or Boeing 787-9
Replies: 54
Views: 8326

Re: Middle East Airlines (MEA) decision next month: Airbus A330-900neo or Boeing 787-9

Seems to be the next battleground for dreamliner against 330NEO. A tough one to win.

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines eyes other aircraft for its next RFP
Replies: 117
Views: 11851

Re: Spirit Airlines eyes Boeing aircraft for its next RFP.

On A.net , switching from 737 to 320 is very normal wheras vice versa is considered impossible. I never get that ...

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes
Replies: 301
Views: 39619

Re: Air Asia X cancels A350. Decision on fleet expected later this year.

What about flying 787-10 and 330NEO together for different missions? Does it make any sense in any way ?

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes
Replies: 301
Views: 39619

Re: Air Asia X cancels A350. Decision on fleet expected later this year.

Step 1 accomplished for Boeing. Now they will give everything they have to persuade Air Asia X to switch to dreamliner. It will be interesting to watch. If it is very obvious they will keep the Neo order, then why is there a need for a final decision on fleet ? This order is alot more then selling d...

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by imthedreamliner
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 514
Views: 125007

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Does anyone think at one point Max deliveries exceed Neo deliveries ?

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by imthedreamliner
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing more aggressive under new CEO?
Replies: 69
Views: 8818

Re: Boeing more aggressive under new CEO?

More agressive news. This time from Lion Air https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lion-air-boeing/indonesias-lion-air-confirms-6-2-billion-deal-for-boeing-737s-flags-787-jet-order-idUSKBN1HH0XE?il=0 That only impacts AirAsia in that LionAir buying 787s is a competitor. AirAsiaX cannot just look at th...

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by imthedreamliner
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing more aggressive under new CEO?
Replies: 69
Views: 8818

Re: Boeing more aggressive under new CEO?

After Hawaian order, Boeing managed to sell dreamliners to American and gets A350 cancelled. Next stop : Air Asia although it seems the most difficult to get done out of the 3. If I recall correctly, Air Asia and ALC were the ones who pushed the most for a revised A330 when Airbus was unsure about ...

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by imthedreamliner
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing more aggressive under new CEO?
Replies: 69
Views: 8818

Re: Boeing more aggressive under new CEO?

After Hawaian order, Boeing managed to sell dreamliners to American and gets A350 cancelled. Next stop : Air Asia although it seems the most difficult to get done out of the 3.

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by imthedreamliner
Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 514
Views: 125007

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Woww. What is the monthly rate of delivery ? I seems super fast and flawless.

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2018
Replies: 105
Views: 9445

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2018

I was in a meeting a few days back with some people very close to ownership of INA. They do confirm that it is almost impossible for INA to be ready by Oct-2018. Obviously official openning date can not be changed easily. They will have to find a reasonable excuse to delay the transfer of operation...

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: April Fools 2018 - Airlines
Replies: 27
Views: 9246

Re: April Fools 2018 - Airlines

Not aviation related : kobe braynt comes back and signs with washington wizards to follow Michael jordans footsteps :)

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by imthedreamliner
Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2494
Views: 311415

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

When this NMA or MOM or 797 saga is finally over, I really wonder what A.netters will discuss for hours. There will suddenly be a long silence...

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by imthedreamliner
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean signs MoU for 20+10 Airbus 320neo and 321neo
Replies: 27
Views: 4175

Re: Aegean signs MoU for 20+10 Airbus 320neo and 321neo

For now , it seems there is no competition on narrowbodies. NEO can still outsell MAX even with this backlog.

But there is still competition left for widebodies.

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by imthedreamliner
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing more aggressive under new CEO?
Replies: 69
Views: 8818

Re: Boeing more agressive under new CEO ?

I agree with previous posters that Airasia order for a330neo is pivotal. If boeing can somehow persuade them to switch to 787 , this will be a big blow to 330neo.

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