PAL Unveils The Future

12 May 2014



23 comments:

  1. It's B787. Where's the article?

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  2. Isn't it the 777x?

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    1. Yup. You're correct.

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  3. http://www.newairplane.com/777x/gallery-experience/#/engine

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  4. Oh my God! This is killing me. So excited for tomorrow's event...

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  5. Same post as www.airlinenewsphilippines.WordPress.com

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  6. PAL looks so good on that B777x :)
    Looks slick!

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  7. Source? If these are from PAL or Boeing then it's news. If it's from some enthusiast with photoshop skill then it's not news... nice, but not news.

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    1. That PAL plane is a 777-300ER, which they already have.

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    2. Look at the engine cuttouts and the curve of the wing. That's a 777-9X.

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    3. Nacelle, that's the word I was looking for... and I didn't realize that 77W also had wing flex... oops. So if this is a 77W in the second pic than this post makes even less sense.

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  8. The engine nacelles make it clearly a 777-9x.

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  9. So if the rumors are true, based on the photo's posted above. 1st pic is the wing of Boeing 777X, 2nd pic is PAL Boeing 777-300ER. I conclude that PAL is getting an additional order of Boeing 777-300ER and will place an order for Boeing 777X.

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  10. The orders will likely be a combination of 777-300ER and 777-9x- although the announcements may not happen all at once. The 300ERs are available within 2 years that can used for the USA routes soon while the 9x given the orders and EIS timetable can be delivered after 2021- replacements for 300ERs and long term route expansion of PAL.

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  11. Is that a 787 wing?

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  12. the author wrongly guessed PAL would announce a Boeing order during the May 12th event. Made a blog entry about it and so to create fuzz and appear like he got a classified leaked information about it. apparently, there's no orders whatsoever.

    nice try though. next entry please.

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    1. We never guess and we never said an order is forthcoming on May 12. Maybe you should check again what we wrote. There is none.

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  13. That's a 787 wing with GE engine, seen also on airliners.net

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  14. PAL should buy additional Boeing 777-300ER; buy new aircraft such as Airbus A350-900, Boeing 747-8i, and Boeing 787 Dreamliner; and set aside Boeing 777X. Boeing 777X delivery is on long term.

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    1. 747-8i is technically dead. A350 is no match in terms of capacity and range against 777-9x

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  15. In one of the recent interviews reported on a local newspaper, RSA has stated that the PAL wide body order could be a combination of Airbus and Boeing. It maybe a combination of A350 and B777-9x- since there's a difference in passenger capacity and range between the 2 models.There maybe additional 777-300ERs to satisfy expansion purposes in the U.S. during the next few years, then the A350s for Europe before the 777-9x examples come in during the early 2020s.

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  16. In my own opinion, I believe B787-9 is really perfect for PAL considering that Philippines is not really a high yielding destination unlike Hong Kong and Japan. It is also perfect for daily usage and for European destinations because it has the size and range. I think having 10-12 777 is already enough for the airline.

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