Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 28 Jul 2016
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Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 511
The A380 is now cancelled which answers your question.
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
Emirates have cancelled 20+16 options of their most recent order, plus another 19 from previous order leaving only 14 A380s to deliver over the next two years.
The A330 neo will replace the regional 777s and the A350 the longer range 777s. The 777-9s will replace the A380s in time.
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
I'm wondering if EK will roll the former A330 pilots back onto the Neo, or at least give them the option...
Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 16 Oct 2017
Total posts 139
Also EK will have 777 aircrew needing to certify onto Airbus types or go elsewhere.
Member since 11 Oct 2014
Total posts 340
I would also suggest that the A330-900NEO order may well be the death-knell for EK's MoU for the B787-10's which will probably be allowed to quietly expire.
That's definitely the feeling over on airliners forum.
It was MOU only so can expire without penalty.. and the 40 aircraft is 1 for 1 with this 339 order
Member since 26 May 2014
Total posts 304
The loss of an order for 40 787s as a consequence of the death of the A380 program isn’t going to dampen the celebrations at Boeing!
Member since 09 Feb 2015
Total posts 65
But if the A380 wasn't selling well (which we all know was the case), why would Boeing even worry about the decision that Airbus has made.
So, you think that the loss of an MoU valued at USD $13.5 billion (at retail price) is 'inconsequential' ? Wow .. just wow.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 13 Jan 2015
Total posts 80
considering the total number of 787 orders (around 1400), i would say that boeing aren't going to lose any sleep over 40 less orders
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