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by xwb777
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates renegotiating 777X order
Replies: 196
Views: 22243

Re: Emirates renegotiating 777X order

The last paragraph in the article states that the order won't change and will stay at 150 B777X and 40 B787.

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by xwb777
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates renegotiating 777X order
Replies: 196
Views: 22243

Re: Emirates renegotiating 777X order

If the B777X order to be reduced, Emirates will most probably drop the 35 -8X it have on order.

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by xwb777
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 357
Views: 64308

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements

Oman Air has stated that they will engage in discussion withs Airbus at the Paris Airshow.

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by xwb777
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Qatar to put Hamad Int Airport expansion on halt
Replies: 25
Views: 4518

Unconfirmed: Qatar to put Hamad Int Airport expansion on halt

As per the announcement from the PM of Qatar, the government will stop the expansion of Hamad International Airport. This comes as the passengers numbers are decreasing and the continuous losses of the national carrier, Qatar Airways. The airport will remain at the current planned capacity of 36 mil...

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by xwb777
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines with most twin widebodies subtypes?
Replies: 21
Views: 3274

Re: Airlines with most twin widebodies subtypes?

EK - B777-200, B777-200ER, B777-200LR, B777-300 and B777-300ER.

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by xwb777
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3019
Views: 296409

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://www.arabianbusiness.com/transpo ... -christmas
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Emirates Tim Clark predicts that the B737MAX won't fly until after the Christmas

Link: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/transpo ... -christmas

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by xwb777
Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route
Replies: 29
Views: 9187

Re: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route

Silly stunt would be flying between DXB and DWC And still it's not the closest possible. That would be Sharjah (SHJ) which is closer to Dubai (DXB) than Dubai World Central (DWC). Dubai to Dubai World Central is 24 nautical miles, Dubai to Sharjah is 9 nautical miles. And didn't Emirates fly the A3...

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by xwb777
Thu May 30, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Emirates announces 2 daily A380 flights to Muscat, Oman.

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by xwb777
Thu May 30, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Printed Airline Timetables
Replies: 33
Views: 2685

Re: Printed Airline Timetables

https://cdn.ek.aero/downloads/ek/pdfs/t ... r-2018.pdf

That's the latest timetable I could fine.
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Here is Emirates PDF timetable for the period from 29OCT17 to 24MAR18
https://cdn.ek.aero/downloads/ek/pdfs/t ... r-2018.pdf

That's the latest timetable I could fine.

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by xwb777
Wed May 29, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Adel Al Redha Emirates EVP & COO: We are looking forward to restart flights to Damascus once we get the approval from the GCAA.

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by xwb777
Wed May 29, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Adel Al Redha Emirates EVP & COO: The carrier will not convert part of the B777X orders to the B787. No new orders for the B777X is expected.

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by xwb777
Wed May 29, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Adel Al Redha Emirates EVP & COO: The B787 will increase the efficiency across Emirates route network and will enable the airline to launch new destinations in the U.S and Europe.

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by xwb777
Wed May 29, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Adel Al Redha Emirates EVP & COO: Emirates will phase out the A380s that have exceeded 12 years. 13 newer ones will replace them.

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by xwb777
Wed May 29, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Adel Al Redha Emirates EVP & COO: The carrier will receive the first B787 in 2023.

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by xwb777
Tue May 21, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 387
Views: 113110

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

When will Emirates B779 enter production?

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by xwb777
Tue May 14, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated March 2019 Loads
Replies: 32
Views: 3380

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated March 2019 Loads

KE and QR have pretty low loads. I wouldn’t call 88% arriving and 78% departing “for Korean “pretty low,” even despite them usually being a little higher. It was a very average load in March, but not low. Same for Qatar, loads in the 70-80% range are average, but not low. Their arriving was 82%. I ...

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by xwb777
Tue May 14, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

I don't it has been mentioned but Ryanair is expanding its presence in both Amman and Aqaba with new winter routes: From AMM to MLA,SKG,FMM and from Aqaba to BGY, all 2weekly... https://corporate.ryanair.com/news/%D8%AA%D8%B7%D9%84%D9%82-%D8%A3%D8%B1%D8%A8%D8%B9%D8%A9-%D8%AE%D8%B7%D9%88%D8%B7-%D8%A...

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by xwb777
Mon May 13, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits
Replies: 136
Views: 27772

Re: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits

Emirates needs a minimim load of 85% on the A380 to be profitable

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by xwb777
Sun May 12, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates COO Theirry Antinory resigns
Replies: 2
Views: 1197

Emirates COO Theirry Antinory resigns

Link: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/transport/419795-emirates-airlines-chief-commercial-officer-thierry-antinori-resigns Emirates Cheif Commercial officer Mr. Thierry Antinori has submitted his resignation to the airline. Mr Thierry is also in charge of the airline's Emirates Skywards and Emirates...

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by xwb777
Sat May 11, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad loses 5 star ranking
Replies: 55
Views: 11197

Etihad loses 5 star ranking

according to onemileatatime, Etihad, the national airline of the UAE, has lost its 5 star rating. This has been reflected on Skytrax website. When visiting Etihad page on skytrax, it shows that they are 4 star airline. I guess this comes as their standard of quality is down. Source: https://onemilea...

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by xwb777
Fri May 10, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 584
Views: 89450

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

Why is Emirates still flying a B777 into ORD? Why Chicago isn't an A380 service by now?

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by xwb777
Fri May 10, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits
Replies: 136
Views: 27772

Re: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits

In the 2017-2018 annual report, the order for 40 B787 was mentioned. In the latest annual report (2018-2019), the order isn't mentioned. So this tells us that the order is dead.

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by xwb777
Thu May 09, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits
Replies: 136
Views: 27772

Re: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits

As per the announcement, The first B777-9 will start arriving next year. The A330NEO and A350 will start arriving in 2021 & 2024 respectively, along with 14 A380s. https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-group-announces-2018-19-results But that says the A33neo/A359 are commitments - no d...

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by xwb777
Thu May 09, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits
Replies: 136
Views: 27772

Re: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits

Emirates will be just fine! The mere fact that they can turn a profit with current oil prices and without their optimal planned fleet in place is a testament in itself. Flying around 100+ A380's and being a profitable airline should be worth commending itself. Imagine where profits will go once the...

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by xwb777
Thu May 09, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits
Replies: 136
Views: 27772

Re: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits

Emirates will be just fine! The mere fact that they can turn a profit with current oil prices and without their optimal planned fleet in place is a testament in itself. Flying around 100+ A380's and being a profitable airline should be worth commending itself. Imagine where profits will go once the...

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by xwb777
Wed May 01, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Air France is increasing DXB flight from 7 to 12 weekly.

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by xwb777
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: Emirates is planning its network without the A380
Replies: 78
Views: 19129

Tim Clark: Emirates is planning its network without the A380

Emirates, in the longterm planning has mapped out the A380 from its future network. This comes as the airline is facing challenges and slowing economic growth surrounding its Dubai hub. The airline has been focusing during the last nine months 'knocking down the network” to establish the optimum rou...

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by xwb777
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates profits won't be good as in previous years
Replies: 23
Views: 3723

Emirates profits won't be good as in previous years

Sir Tim Clark of Emirates has today stated on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market which is currently being held in Dubai that the upcoming Emirates profits won't be as good as the previous year. The airline will be announcing positive results but won't be as the previous year. Higher fuel cos...

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by xwb777
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Etihad will introduce new economy class seats on the A320/321. The seats will be without tv screens

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by xwb777
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DXB runway closure 16.4.-30.5. - Situation update
Replies: 19
Views: 4936

Re: DXB runway closure 16.4.-30.5. - Situation update

Several airlines has shifted some capacity to DWC rather than cutting capacity.
Cathay Pacific is using the B777 into DXB while British Airways has upgraded its evening flight to an A380.

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by xwb777
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Emirates has signed a codeshare agreement with Vistara and Spice Jet

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by xwb777
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to launch Antananarivo
Replies: 3
Views: 1296

Rumor: Emirates to launch Antananarivo

It has is been reported that Emirates Airline has submitted an application to Madagascar Civil Aviation Authority to launch flights to Antananarivo. If this true, Emirates African network will grow to 23 destinations. Part of the restrictions that might face the carrier in Madagascar is the health c...

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by xwb777
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Air Arabia has received its first A321NEO LR

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by xwb777
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Srilankan aims to be the next 'Emirates'
Replies: 32
Views: 5371

Srilankan aims to be the next 'Emirates'

Srilanka's national airline, Srilankan has revealed its plans to become a global player through a 5 year turnaround plan. The plan will be focusing on developing a hub and spoke network rather than a point to point strategy. Srilankan is trying to match Emirates business model with its hub ane spoke...

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by xwb777
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Etihad will cancels its entire A359 order and take delivery of 20 A350-1000s.

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by xwb777
Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK and London
Replies: 64
Views: 10115

Re: EK and London

FYI, Emirates will be adding a second daily to London Stansted in summer 2019.

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by xwb777
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 42762

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Any idea regarding Emirates first A339?

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by xwb777
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Anyone with information regarding QR's performance in/out of Edinburgh? They currently serve EDI double daily with a mix of A350s and B777s. What about Emirates performance?

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by xwb777
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that are in trouble.
Replies: 35
Views: 7510

Re: Airlines that are in trouble.

Royal Jordanian..

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by xwb777
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian faces anti-corruption review over irregular financial issues; CEO to be terminated
Replies: 3
Views: 979

Re: Royal Jordanian faces anti-corruption review over irregular financial issues; CEO to be terminated

So sad if true. This airline is lost in its business model. I can't point out whether they are a full service carrier, going hybrid, building Amman as a hub for transit or focusing on p2p traffic.

Lets see whether they will be going forward with the new aircraft order they are about to place.

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by xwb777
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Skytrax World's Best Airports
Replies: 40
Views: 3094

Re: Skytrax World's Best Airports

11. Osaka Kansai (13/2018) 12. Frankfurt (10/2018) 13. Taiwan (15/2018) 14. Amsterdam (12/2018) 15. Copenhagen (19/2018) 24. Dubai (23/2018) 38. Houston George Bush (48/2018) 39. Guangzhou (104/2018) 87. Abu Dhabi (53/2018) More can be found at https://www.worldairportawards.com/worlds-top-100-airpo...

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by xwb777
Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Skytrax World's Best Airports
Replies: 40
Views: 3094

Skytrax World's Best Airports

The World's best Airports for 2019 has been announced at the Passenger Terminal Expo in London: 1. Singapore Changi 2. Tokyo Haneda 3. Korea Incheon 4. Hamad 5. Hongkong International 6. Chubu Centrair 7. Munich Airport 8. London Heathrow 9. Tokyo Narita 10. Zurich Airport -Salalah Airport is the fi...

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by xwb777
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan to end its 'open skies' policy
Replies: 51
Views: 8505

Pakistan to end its 'open skies' policy

The Pakistani government has decided to end the open skies policy which the country was following. According to Minister for information and Broadcasting, Fawad Chaudhry, the following has been announced regarding to the open skies policy and other Civil Aviation matters: International airline agree...

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by xwb777
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to sell Jet Airways stake
Replies: 8
Views: 1195

Etihad to sell Jet Airways stake

Etihad Airways has today annouced that it will be selling its 24% stake in the ill Indian carrier, Jet Airways. Following a meeting held between Etihad's CEO Tony Douglas and Rajnish Kumar, State Bank of India Chairman, it was made clear that Etihad won't be a part of Jet Airways resolution plan. Et...

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by xwb777
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabian Aviation Thread
Replies: 0
Views: 446

Saudi Arabian Aviation Thread

Dear All,
With the growth of the aviation market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the expansion of the Saudi carriers, this thread will be dedicated to the Saudi aviation market. All related posts must be posted here.

Thank you all!

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by xwb777
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 31855

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

From the winter season 2019 LH will be downgrading FRA-DXB from B744 to A333. Frankfurt-Kuwait City-Dammam will remain as A333 despite previously being upgraded to A346. I guess LH isn't doing all too well in this part of the Middle East. I guess there is too much competition. Actually its the othe...

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by xwb777
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: Dubai - Panama City is just a matter of time
Replies: 18
Views: 3010

Emirates: Dubai - Panama City is just a matter of time

According to Mr. Eduardo Fonseca, Panama’s ambassador in the UAE, Emirates flights to Panama City is just a matter of time. According to Mr. Fonseca, Emirates and Panama are having a strong and unique relationship as they are both transparent and clear when it comes to flight planning. Since Emirate...

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