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Monatsarchive: Dezember 2014

#Blue1 aims to replace #B717-fleet with #B737-600s

ATW (Air Transport World) reports that Blue1 will most likely replace their Boeing 717-fleet with Boeing 737-600s. The remaining Boeing 717s will be retired at the end of 2015. The CEO of Blue1 claims that the Boeing 717 has „high unit costs“. The 737-600 will probably wet-leased to operated on behalf of SAS.

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#HawaiianAirlines adds up to ten seats into their #B717s

There are reports that Hawaiian Airlines plans to install new (thinner) seats into their Boeing 717s with the aim to put up to ten additional seats into each aircraft for a new capacity of 128 seats. The current configuration is for 118/123 passengers.

Here  is an article:

http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/20141203_Hawaiian_joins_other_airlines_in_adding_seats.html?id=284634971