jimntx's Recent Activity

  1. jimntx posted a new thread.

    IAG orders 200 737-8s and 737-10s

    IAG (British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus are primary members) has ordered 200 737-8 and 737-10 aircraft from Boeing. Yes, you're...

    Forum: Airline News

    Jun 23, 2019 at 9:01 AM
  2. jimntx posted a new thread.

    Whether MAX should or should not have been grounded, Boeing in hot water

    Excellent article by Cranky Flier about the MAX issues. It's long so go get a fresh cup of coffee. Note last sentence of the article....

    Forum: Airline News

    Jun 23, 2019 at 8:41 AM
  3. jimntx replied to the thread AA may buy longest-range Airbus to replace aging 757-200s.

    And what I predict we will see is passengers booking on foreign flag airlines that have big airplanes and space to stretch out at a...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 10:09 AM
  4. jimntx rated MetalMover's post Agree in the thread AA may buy longest-range Airbus to replace aging 757-200s.

    Maybe because price is king? Personally, regardless of Airbus or Boeing, I prefer NOT to fly a narrow body across any vast body of...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 9:46 AM
  5. jimntx replied to the thread AA may buy longest-range Airbus to replace aging 757-200s.

    Well, if they load up on Airbus products--particularly the XLR, I think that the day will come when they will regret that decision. Not...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 10:16 PM
  6. jimntx replied to the thread AA may buy longest-range Airbus to replace aging 757-200s.

    Now, now. Don't have a stroke. You get no argument from me about what a good airplane it is. The 757 (and the MD80) are the only...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 4:03 PM
  7. jimntx replied to the thread AA may buy longest-range Airbus to replace aging 757-200s.

    Here are some basic statistics... 757 was produced from 1981 until 2004. A total of 1050 were built. That's an average of 23 aircraft...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 3:45 PM
  8. jimntx replied to the thread AA may buy longest-range Airbus to replace aging 757-200s.

    Easy for you to say, but according to Boeing, they couldn't give away 757s. At the time Boeing was having to figure out what direction...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 3:29 PM
  9. jimntx replied to the thread american airlines neglects flyers loyalty.

    AA is not cheating. BEFORE the Basic Economy (BE) tickets went on sale, American made it clear in several announcements that this super...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 6:56 AM
  10. jimntx replied to the thread AA may buy longest-range Airbus to replace aging 757-200s.

    Seeking Alpha confirms AA purchase of 50 AB321XLRs. AA is first U.S. airline to order the long-range aircraft. 30 are actually...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 6:06 AM
  11. jimntx replied to the thread AA may buy longest-range Airbus to replace aging 757-200s.

    Now, it will be interesting to get feedback from the crews as to whether or not the AB comes even close to the performance of the 757s,...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 12:54 PM
  12. jimntx replied to the thread Southwest suspends 737 MAX flights until August!.

    Even if Southwest, American, et al decided to switch to another airplane, there isn't one available that I know of. Airbus' interest...

    Jun 18, 2019 at 3:39 PM
  13. jimntx replied to the thread AA may buy longest-range Airbus to replace aging 757-200s.

    This morning's headline: American near deal with AB to buy 50 of the new AB321XLR....

    Jun 18, 2019 at 7:04 AM
  14. jimntx replied to the thread When it Rains, it Pours.

    Boeing dealt another blow. Unexpected wear found in engines being developed for all-new 777x which will result in several months delay...

    Jun 17, 2019
  15. jimntx replied to the thread AA may buy longest-range Airbus to replace aging 757-200s.

    A second look at A320XLR at Paris Airshow......

    Jun 17, 2019