Options include: Pepsi Diet Pepsi Sierra Mist Sierra Mist Zero Sugar Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Tonic & Club Soda Bubly Lime Sparkling Water Also eliminating Dasani individual water bottles in favor of pouring Aquafina water. More info: https://paxex.aero/2019/05/jetblue-catering-pepsi-switch/ Just...Jump to post
Just fwiw a C402 uses 1 pilot.Jump to post
Actually seat guru says Pitch and Width A221 Economy 30-32 18.6 A319 Economy 30-31 18 with 1 full aisle of overwing exit, not the 1 seat removed style that I cant figure how the FAA signed off on it A320 V2 Econ 30-31 18 with 2 aisles with overwing exits E175 Economy 31 18.25 717 Economy 31 18 Boein...Jump to post
This plane is receiving rave reviews from passengers, DL & B6 are not stupid. I find it sadly hilarious that everything good becomes the obsession of a good portion of this group. Not a good obsession either, its like some twisted thing where if its a great thing for people it must be crushed. ...Jump to post
I agree that the CS is an upgrade from RJ's and the 321 is an upgrade from 88s. But there is still discipline. It wasn't all that long ago that A concourse was clogged with L1011s and domestic 763's. Widebodies domestically are anathema right now, perhaps for a long time. Would you care to say how ...Jump to post
[Airbus needs to continue developing new models to basically keep in-house talent up to snuff. If they stop developing new models, they will lose that talent. Where would they go? Im Mr Engineer and I'm bored at Airbus where we make airliners, helicopters, military aircraft, UAVs and space stuff an...Jump to post
Yeah the 757 had "range nobody needed" and look at it now. It got 1050 orders and died. And it's completely-fair to compare numerical orders for two aircraft launched at two different times because there are NO cycles in the airline business and NO trends in management/customer thinking. ...Jump to post
Yeah the 757 had "range nobody needed" and look at it now. It got 1050 orders and died. A321 got 3700 orders with more to come. Comparing the ability of a little company to get orders for a possibly-orphan aircraft against no-hold-barred price competition and salesmanship from two enormou...Jump to post
FF review of 220 including their own comment section
Apologize if already posted but I’m in a hurry, ignore it if it was
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features ... ced-safety
Sometimes when you get to such a size ... a second fleet type becomes justifiable. Quite simply a 220 seat 797 is too much airplane to replace a smaller size shorter range smaller capacity 737-200 / 717 / 737-700 route. Should airlines just abandon these smaller market routes for the fleet commonal...Jump to post
As has been said many times, the A220-100 (at least at Delta) is not a replacement for main line jets, its an upgauge from 76 seat RJ 's. Remember, pilot shortage is looming for RJ airlines. The A220-300 may prove to be a replacement for A319ceo and 737-7 since the 737-Max and 319neo aren't selling...Jump to post
For any airline that has a mixed narrow-body Boeing Airbus fleet... to me it makes sense to replace Airbus A319 A320s with new build generation A220s until new build 797s can replace the upper range end of the MAX 8, 9, &10. A perfect plan for Southwest maybe. Why replace a 157 seat A320 with a...Jump to post
The 24 hour news cycle is exactly why people will move on. Once the MAX starts flying again and is safe. The 24 hour news cycle moves onto the next crisis and people do as well.
Barclays is out with a research note downgrading Boeing. They cite a survey with these results: Willingness to fly on MAX After Grounding is Lifted: 19% Immediately 20% After a Few Months 23% After a Year or More 21% Never 17% Don't Know. I have a hard time believing this. I think the results would...Jump to post
There's compromises in aviation in everything you do. Just are. It just looks like they built a long range e190 when they just should have asked if anyone needed a long range e190 first. Lucky for them delta was sloppy on neo orders and needed a quick fix... sort of quick. Not really quick at all. B...Jump to post
When Bombardier has to take a $500 Million Charge against the CSeries program after announcing the Delta order, it represented $4 Million per order for the program. That indicated that they couldn’t sell the plane for the cost to produce it. It’s not far off from the deferred production cost on the...Jump to post
April 18, 2019 https://kfgo.com/news/articles/2019/apr/18/airbus-sells-longer-range-a321s-sees-quick-end-to-boeing-crisis/ Airbus sales chief Christian Scherer “Analysts say Scherer is picking market battles but will come under some pressure to sustain orders. He must also respond to Boeing proposa...Jump to post
April 18, 2019 https://kfgo.com/news/articles/2019/apr/18/airbus-sells-longer-range-a321s-sees-quick-end-to-boeing-crisis/ Airbus sales chief Christian Scherer “Analysts say Scherer is picking market battles but will come under some pressure to sustain orders. He must also respond to Boeing proposal...Jump to post
The legend of BBD and the CSeries will go down in history as an epic business fail, and its really quite a shame. No matter how good the product, or well envisioned the market could be, things went horribly wrong for BBD and they still can't get it on track. Its such a shame - they really hung out ...Jump to post
He must have a crutch to move around crowded areas. I'm pretty sure he's not driving the big scooter around the small hotel room. And he was so embarrassed to have to crawl in front of his wife of 43 years they decided to film it? ok... "No hon, don't use the crutch, get on the floor and crawl...Jump to post
How about an A220 order? From what I've seen, FlyDubai has a few routes with high yields yet low load factors. Heck, if the PW1200G/PW1700G aircraft were flying, there would be merit to look at those too. Lightsaber At 2 or 3 aircraft a month, if they don't strike, that's booked out for years too.Jump to post
If I was a shareholder I would be asking why is the airline is happy to pay over 15 billion more fuel costs over the 8 years where there are other options that will reduce both fuel and maintenance costs. If I was a shareholder I would also ask if we go the 220 route, when are they showing up given...Jump to post
The A220-300 will carry about the same number of passengers as the 737-700, about 5 tonnes lighter empty weight than a MAX 7, and about 1 tonne an hour less fuel than a MAX 7. That works out to be about 2.9-3 million less fuel per airframe per year (around 44 million over the span of 15 years). Boe...Jump to post
There is a great chance if a smaller type is introduced, the pay scale will be lower than that of the 737; which actually goes against your argument. And that still doesn't discount the fuel saving, which is the only thing zeke was talking about. Why would the SWA pilots union vote yes to lower pay...Jump to post
IMHO having been here at Delta long enough, the aim is 51% approval of a pilot contract. That means you didn't waste any money, right? With FAs, you just have to do enough that going IAM will cost most (by a higher margin) to go IAM then remain non unionized. Some seem to think it's evil Delta vs fl...Jump to post
So if the Car was say a GM for example and GM sent you a note saying you can continue to use the car but if you are faced with runaway acceleration - ensure the wheel is pointed forward and hit the Stop button you can continue to use it. However when you are faced with that situation you don't ensu...Jump to post
Folks on here really overestimate how airplane savvy the general public are. Once the media drops this, the flying public will be none the wiser. Especially considering this plane looks pretty much identical to the NGs to anyone that doesn't love airplanes. This isn't a Boeing defense, just the way...Jump to post
Also, the 737max has caused a lot of cancellations, I doubt the flying public will forget that the 73max had crashes and then was grounded for months (so far).Jump to post
ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, BBC --- one thing in common -- not one single word about the MAX in days the world moves on even if a.net does not What exactly has there been to report on the max in the past couple of days anyways? It’s when they try and say it’s good to go that you will see t...Jump to post
Anyone else encountered lengthy delays (5+ hours) in ATL today? We had some thunderstorms move through early this morning and rain off and on all day, but does that warrant the delays we’re still dealing with at ATL? Aircraft were in holding patterns at 5am pr so and then once that massive tornado ...Jump to post
A 30X sure doesn't sound like a 225. Can we kill that 225 talk yet? Bet they'd go bigger idea than 225 odd ball not common to Airbus, 320neo and 321 in production and call that their future.
It's more like 30X is a clean sheet.
southwest1675 wrote:The real Southwest died after AirTran. Herb will be rolling in his grave in a few years. Hawaii could honestly be a flop.
The one thing that troubles me about the MCAS is that is works when AP is off and flaps are not extended. So the pilot is trying to fly manually. We know that almost never happens. Pilots are just a bunch of nob turners. So something has gone wrong and this poor pilot who spends most of his day che...Jump to post
Silence will be golden for Boeing in June.
Airbus doesnt have to do anything but watch. But if they offer the 322 while the 797 is tied up then they'll draw blood.
So what can Boeing do that is simple to make these planes at least as safe as the 737s they are replacing? actually not a lot played high and lost everything they are fu**ed one poster here in the forum suggested moveable engines kinda dynamic pylons during landing and takeoff the engines are in th...Jump to post
Now it's been reported that the Ethiopian Captain was never trained in the MAX simulator that Ethiopian had. Surely after the Lion Air Crash you would think that since they did have the MAX simulator that they would have rotated their crews through it and practiced these runaway trim and MCAS scene...Jump to post
You are aware that Sully lost both engines? There was no power available. Not sure what kind of flight envelope protections you believe he had available. Are you not aware of APUs? More than sufficient to keep almost all of the flight controls and instruments powered. Given the flight duration, he ...Jump to post
The replacements will be A220-500 when that comes out. A220 series is a perfectly replacement for what they have right now and have lower CASM than A320NEO. It doesn't make sense for them to take another A320. At which point, they will have most likely far and away the most passenger friendly fleet...Jump to post
President Donald Trump will nominate former Delta Air Lines executive Steve Dickson to head the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the White House said on Tuesday. At Delta, Dickson oversaw more than 13,000 pilots and an internal support team of 400 employees. He flew the A320, B727, B737, B757...Jump to post
Hello Everybody, About a week ago I was in Denver riding the underground train and I over heard two United pilots talking about the companies hiring plans. One said that all of New York Air guys are gone and People Express ones are starting to retire. So that got me thinking of the pilots of other ...Jump to post