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VB to get B787's

Old 26th Oct 2009, 10:54
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VB to get B787's

Just wait and see
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Old 26th Oct 2009, 11:03
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No big deal...everyone's waiting for their 787's.
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Old 26th Oct 2009, 11:47
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There's 15 "early" slots that Qantas passed up available.

So Gunger, you're privy to some 'inside' info, are these aircraft for DJ Domestic, Pac Blue or V Oz?
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Old 26th Oct 2009, 12:00
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So they are not getting anymore ERJ-190s ? damn. lol
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Old 26th Oct 2009, 22:21
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If you want to impress look into that crystal ball and state when ANYONE will get a 787.

The wing box redesign was still underway last I heard, and when are they going to do the cold soak trials in Canada. Or are they going to build the largest icebox in the world?
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Old 26th Oct 2009, 22:32
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No-one is getting 787s
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Old 26th Oct 2009, 22:52
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Believe it when it's parked in the hangar is a phrase that comes to mind.
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Old 27th Oct 2009, 02:06
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Neville, I think that the hangar's the only place it will ever be, not much chance of it ever flying!!
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Old 27th Oct 2009, 05:25
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Yes and Ansett ordered A340s for ULH routes as well, where are they now.
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Old 27th Oct 2009, 06:33
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B777-200 LR's will be the next announcement.
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Old 27th Oct 2009, 06:45
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What makes you think that they will get -200LRs when they have orders for -300's??

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Old 27th Oct 2009, 07:39
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Sydney - New York maybe??
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Old 27th Oct 2009, 08:10
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The only thing left of the 787 dreamliner is the Dream....
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Old 27th Oct 2009, 08:28
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Rumour few weeks back on here said the A320, which was indeed a rumour, and now its the bloody 787.

Howabout the 800 seater A380?
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Old 27th Oct 2009, 11:15
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Now now, Godfrey hasn't left just yet - my bets on a few 727s. Although rumour has it he's caught wind of a few local 732s going for a song... Would fit in well with the whole 'be green - recycle' rhetoric! They could even send them on those 'final frontier' routes like ISA-DPS, and ZNE-PMQ (via LST).

Bigger aircraft = more empty premium economy seats.

Happy to be proven wrong - after all, my mortgage depends on it!
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Old 27th Oct 2009, 11:18
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Launcher for the 389?
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Old 27th Oct 2009, 11:31
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How many different airframe engine combinations will that make?
Obviously trying to beat the Ansett record!
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Old 27th Oct 2009, 12:49
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Howabout the 800 seater A380?
About time they stretched it, looks a bit squat at the moment
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Old 29th Oct 2009, 13:10
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What do you mean "stretch it" they can fit 800 all econ in the bloody thing now! Air Astana already has 2 all economy A380's on order. Imagine the funky smell on that thing when you de-bus!
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Old 1st Nov 2009, 07:36
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If the rumours are true about an unspecified type, maybe it will be a turboprop? ATR's? I heard that some of the regional ports that the E Jet was meant to go to, didnt meet the PCN of the E Jet's. Who knows...

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