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Mar 26, 16, 9:19 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

At the moment I suspect they'll try with the...

At the moment I suspect they'll try with the a321s and maybe if it starts to get an issue then the extra 787 8s may be the ones that become short haul
Mar 6, 16, 9:45 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

do you get the impression that BA are trying to...

do you get the impression that BA are trying to make up time because they decided to enter fleet replacement late... Second hand air frames because they can't get new quick enough in the 777Ws. I...
Dec 27, 15, 10:52 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

So what do we recon 2016 will bring for the BA...

So what do we recon 2016 will bring for the BA fleet, we know more 787-9s and less 767s but do we expect more orders announced as BA haven't ordered enough to replace all of the 747s. We may even...
Nov 14, 15, 8:49 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Capital Markets day suggest doubling the fleet of...

Capital Markets day suggest doubling the fleet of A321s, I'm wondering where they're coming from, I'm guessing it will be substituting the A320s on order
Sep 6, 15, 1:32 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Think its more a fact of life that BA don't have...

Think its more a fact of life that BA don't have the finances to replace all the 747s in the next 2-5 years (even if they could get the aircraft to replace them), therefore a refurb is required to...
Jan 9, 15, 1:56 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

They haven't mentioned how long it took to fly...

They haven't mentioned how long it took to fly the other way!!!
Jan 1, 15, 8:47 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

We need to remember there are a couple options to...

We need to remember there are a couple options to increase capacity from a 777-200, it could go to a 777-300 or 747 for an increase rather than the massive increase the A380 gives
Jul 25, 14, 2:37 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Although I tend to agree, there seems little...

Although I tend to agree, there seems little obvious replacement for the 767s and if they didn't need the capacity why would they be hanging on til 2016 to retire them (are there any A321s on order...
Jul 25, 14, 1:56 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

I can see the 787-8s becoming sh when enough of...

I can see the 787-8s becoming sh when enough of the 787-9 are delivered (2017 anyone)
Jul 18, 14, 2:21 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

I assume NATS will be paying compensation then to...

I assume NATS will be paying compensation then to the customers...
Jun 21, 14, 5:13 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Slightly frivolous remark... its lucky the crews...

Slightly frivolous remark... its lucky the crews hours didn't run out over the atlantic otherwise they'd have had to land in the sea. You'd think surely arrangements could have been made to get to...
Jun 16, 14, 1:54 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

has anyone noticed the 767 will be on the longer...

has anyone noticed the 767 will be on the longer flights... thats until they are withdrawn.. then what??
Jun 9, 14, 11:43 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

It should be remembered the 777-300er is a...

It should be remembered the 777-300er is a relatively old design now and by 2018 it would be highly likely that the technologies in it would be old. On the other hand the A350 is a brand new...
May 4, 14, 10:06 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Has anyone considered BA using 787-8s to replace...

Has anyone considered BA using 787-8s to replace the euro 767s once the 787-9s get delivered in reasonable quantities as the requirement for the larger aircraft on the European routes won't just...
Apr 6, 14, 7:29 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Has anyone noticed there seems to be a break in...

Has anyone noticed there seems to be a break in deliveries of new aircraft from the middle of this year to middle of next, do you think thats just how its turned out or is that by design so BA can...
Mar 1, 14, 3:27 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

I agree, BA/IAG should try to go for organic...

I agree, BA/IAG should try to go for organic growth on the route to oz and maybe look at adding second cities if the market is there, if not, don't bother
Feb 14, 14, 2:13 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Had to be a big disappointment tonight for many...

Had to be a big disappointment tonight for many passengers, diversions to Manchester!! esp those on the shuttle from glasgow to heathrow.... got to heathrow and then back up north
Dec 26, 13, 2:28 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Has anyone ever given any though that in a...

Has anyone ever given any though that in a parallel universe and BA decided to move from LHR to Gatwick, Gatwick would need to become a 3 runway airport instead of heathrow... That always seems to...
Dec 22, 13, 10:52 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

All I can say is that I'll sooner drive 3 hours...

All I can say is that I'll sooner drive 3 hours to Heathrow when flying to Europe rather than KLM from Norwich. BA are Cheaper and make KLM look like a low cost carrier in caparison. Think that...
Dec 22, 13, 9:15 am
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Posted By adrian1980uk

I suspect in BAs case, the 787-8s will move to...

I suspect in BAs case, the 787-8s will move to replace the european 767s when the bigger 787-9s get delivered in quantity which will hopefully have slightly more leg room
Nov 27, 13, 2:15 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Looking at the deliveries and retirements, does...

Looking at the deliveries and retirements, does it not seem they are retiring more aircraft than deliveries next year?
Nov 25, 13, 3:44 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Don't forget that most airlines will have to...

Don't forget that most airlines will have to build the customer base to fill these, its not like BA could say right, we'll buy a lot of A380s and suddenly have the customers to fill them, it needs...
Nov 25, 13, 3:30 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Don't forget BA are receiving more 77W so they...

Don't forget BA are receiving more 77W so they are becoming less of a rare bird (although there will never be that many of them)
Nov 18, 13, 1:40 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

The 321 also only carries 26 more passengers, ...

The 321 also only carries 26 more passengers, although obv more passengers is better, I'm not sure this is a significant amount difference and you have to fill them to make them worth while.
Nov 17, 13, 2:45 pm
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Posted By adrian1980uk

Much more eloquently put than me but that was...

Much more eloquently put than me but that was what i was trying to say
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