• China Airlines to fly Taipei-London

    Jun 29, 2017, 02:12 PM

    They might just need time to update their booking system - there's no way they're not selling this flight as a Kangaroo Route.

  • Airbus debuts A380 Plus

    Jun 19, 2017, 12:14 PM

    The other thing to note is that airlines rarely follow the manufacturer's standard configuration, so the real CASM saving that can be spread across the seats is probably even less.

  • You do raise a very valid point in that if their future strategy is revolved around the 789s as a 330 replacement they will need to have a low J (~28-30) configuration as the market is just not there for J and W for the Asian market except a handful of destinations like HKG and HND which can add ...

  • Sorry I misread - my bad! It's likely that 3-4 787s would be required for the daily (presuming it's daily at this stage) for CDG-PER-BNE-LAX rotation as the routing/block time is much longer than the current BNE-LAX rotation which only require 2 aircrafts.It's also likely that more airc...

  • They'll probably retire the oldest of the non-ER 744s first (possibly the recently refurbished ones with F that are currently used for charters) before retiring the 744 ERs

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