JAL invests in supersonic aircraft development

Old Dec 5, 17, 1:40 am
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JAL invests in supersonic aircraft development

http://press.jal.co.jp/en/release/201712/004519.html

JAL has invested USD10M in this start up and has rights to reserve up to 20 aircrafts as pre-orders.
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Old Dec 5, 17, 6:30 pm
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I will start saving up miles for a super sonic flight.
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Old Dec 5, 17, 6:44 pm
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
I will start saving up miles for a super sonic flight.
The award seats will be grAAbbed in the same super sonic speed
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The award seats will be grAAbbed in the same super sonic speed
We can hope for a bit of JMB priority....
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
We can hope for a bit of JMB priority....
you can’t beat the grAAbers and grASpers But I would assume the supersonic award will also be super expensive too given the high cost and limited space. Would be funny if this is for HND-ITM LOL
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you canít beat the grAAbers and grASpers But I would assume the supersonic award will also be super expensive too given the high cost and limited space. Would be funny if this is for HND-ITM LOL
Well, let's first see how well development of Boom goes.... And when either Boeing or Airbus aquire them.
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Well, let's first see how well development of Boom goes.... And when either Boeing or Airbus aquire them.
thatís just not a good name. You donít want your plane to go boom LOL but I wonder why JL though. Out of all those airlines, wouldnít partnering with a Us based carrier would be better? They have so much more routes than jL which probably would give them more options and data.
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thatís just not a good name. You donít want your plane to go boom LOL but I wonder why JL though. Out of all those airlines, wouldnít partnering with a Us based carrier would be better? They have so much more routes than jL which probably would give them more options and data.
I don't think a 55 seat super sonic aircraft fits in to their business models. Would it by contract need to go to Envoy for AA?

And probably as a start up it is not easy to get the ear of the US 3. I think it makes sense to go for a company that does have a clear premium strategy.
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