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Emirates signs deal for 40 A330-900s, 30 A350-900s

Emirates signs deal for 40 A330-900s, 30 A350-900s

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Old Feb 14, 19, 5:28 am
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
I saw somewhere that EK were trying to get out of that deal also (maybe switch for more B777?). But nothing confirmed as yet.
Saw this as well. Supposedly EK is in talks with Boeing to switch the order from the 787 to more 777X.

From the Chicago Tribune: talks of at least 20 more 777X to replace the 787 order
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Old Feb 14, 19, 5:59 am
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Saw this as well. Supposedly EK is in talks with Boeing to switch the order from the 787 to more 777X.

From the Chicago Tribune: talks of at least 20 more 777X to replace the 787 order
I think it makes sense, between the 339 and the 359 they'll have enough lower capacity aircraft (relatively speaking, especially with the 359 which will be in a similar league to their 77Ls and likely in a 2-class config)
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Old Feb 14, 19, 6:45 am
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I think it makes sense, between the 339 and the 359 they'll have enough lower capacity aircraft (relatively speaking, especially with the 359 which will be in a similar league to their 77Ls and likely in a 2-class config)
Yeah. All these changes will help EK right-size seat availability on their routes.

Looking into a crystal ball, as the A380s get retired, J/F reward availability is going to plummet IMHO.

The expansion of the A380s out of the US made finding reward J seats much easier than on 777 routes.
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Old Feb 14, 19, 6:51 am
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Has any dates been suggested by emirates or airbus about when either of these orders are to commence delivery to emirates?
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Old Feb 14, 19, 7:20 am
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It seems like most A350 is configured with business, premium economy and economy seats only.
I wonder if EK will put F class there
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Old Feb 14, 19, 8:01 am
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Has any dates been suggested by emirates or airbus about when either of these orders are to commence delivery to emirates?
2021 is what I read
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Old Feb 14, 19, 9:12 am
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2021 is what I read
And 2024 for the A350.
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Old Feb 14, 19, 2:21 pm
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Originally Posted by kaizen7 View Post
It seems like most A350 is configured with business, premium economy and economy seats only.
I wonder if EK will put F class there
Unfortunately not, they won't be on F class suite. Only business, premium economy and economy class, as well.

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And 2024 for the A350.
And A339neo delivery? When they will be delivery? On what years?
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Old Feb 14, 19, 9:00 pm
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Originally Posted by N830MH View Post
Unfortunately not, they won't be on F class suite. Only business, premium economy and economy class, as well.



And A339neo delivery? When they will be delivery? On what years?
A330neo deliveries for EK will start in 2021.
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Old Feb 15, 19, 11:34 am
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Interesting that the A330-900 neos look like 2-4-2 in economy. Savers and Specials in the middle?
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Old Feb 15, 19, 11:42 am
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Interesting that the A330-900 neos look like 2-4-2 in economy. Savers and Specials in the middle?
What makes you say that as opposed to 3-3-3?
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Old Feb 15, 19, 6:45 pm
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What makes you say that as opposed to 3-3-3?
I'll guarantee right now there is no way EK will have 3-3-3 on the 330neo's. It's significantly worse than 3-4-3 on the 777. The only airlines that I've seen go for it on the 330 are Asian LCC's such as Air Asia X. (Avoid it at all costs!)
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Old Feb 15, 19, 6:54 pm
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I'll guarantee right now there is no way EK will have 3-3-3 on the 330neo's. It's significantly worse than 3-4-3 on the 777. The only airlines that I've seen go for it on the 330 are Asian LCC's such as Air Asia X. (Avoid it at all costs!)
Math error, didn't count and thought it's the same number of seats across. That being said, I wouldn't be surprised. They'll make it narrow aisle like the 77W and use it to justify 2-2-2 in J (hopefully)
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Which planes will have the bar and shower on?
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Old Feb 15, 19, 11:07 pm
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Which planes will have the bar and shower on?
shower on the ground

I wonder if ek allow their J and F passengers to use lounge shower after arrival ....
That would be compensate shower on the flight nicely
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