Saturday, October 21, 2017

Hawaiian confirms A330NEOs will not be taken

Hawaiian Airlines CEO has officially confirmed that the airline will no longer be taking delivery of its 6 Airbus A330-800NEOs and is seeking alternate aircraft for its long haul expansion program. 

HA wants aircraft that can operate with a full payload on 15-16 hour flights to London and mainland Europe on a year round basis from HNL airport.



Its best if HA exchange it for Airbus A350-900s and transfer over the deposits to that. 

China Southern orders 38 additional Boeing planes

China Southern Airlines has officially announced that it has placed a multi-billion dollar order with Boeing for the purchase of 38 narrow body and wide body jets. The breakdown is 8 Boeing 777-300ERs plus 30 Boeing 737 MAX8s. 

CZ currently has 10 B77Ws operating in its fleet configured with 309 passengers in a 4 class cabin layout. It is expected to base these incremental ordered aircraft at its upcoming new Beijing Daxing airport base.