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by LAXintl
Wed May 22, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA EWR-DEL suspension
Replies: 2
Views: 481

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA169 turning back to LAX 1/3 way to NRT
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

Re: AA169 turning back to LAX 1/3 way to NRT

Maintenance issue.

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SF Airlines applies for U.S. service
Replies: 5
Views: 1631

SF Airlines applies for U.S. service

Chinese cargo operator SF Airlines has applied with DOT to commence service between Hangzhou (HGH) and New York (JFK). SF says it plans 3x weekly 747-400 freighter service commencing September 2019. OST-2019-0076 = For those not familiar with SF, they currently operate 53 freighters with hubs in Bei...

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 41
Views: 5078

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

Well the supreme court case in Chile will either have the entire JBA thrown out as consumer groups want, or in best case it can proceed with the remedies that the government proposed. Its unknown however if the airlines will accept the remedies being imposed. Their only official statement was that t...

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights
Replies: 35
Views: 3156

Re: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights

Lakeland for years has been chasing after airlines with offers of marketing funds, fee waivers etc. They also continue to apply for SCASDs grants going back to 2011.

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 41
Views: 5078

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

A bit of an update. On LATAMs earning call last week SVP Commercial Roberto Alvo was asked about the JBA. Basically, he stated they first expect to hear back from the Chilean Supreme Court in "next few months." Assuming court clears the JBA then they expect the DOT to take about 1-year to ...

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 6230

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

Anything on Cessna 208? No, I only follow larger commercial frames. Lots are for sale however. You might get an idea from the listings https://www.controller.com/listings/aircraft/for-sale/list/category/13/aircraft/manufacturer/cessna/model-group/caravan Do you have the values/lease rates for the E...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 20, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China - EU agree on new aviation agreement
Replies: 5
Views: 1155

China - EU agree on new aviation agreement

The European Union and China have today signed an agreement on civil aviation safety and a horizontal aviation agreement to strengthen their aviation cooperation. The agreements will serve to boost competitiveness and enhance overall EU-China aviation relations. European Commission President Jean-C...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 20, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack of medivac certification onboard TN 789’s
Replies: 40
Views: 5912

Re: Lack of medivac certification onboard TN 789’s

Folks in Guam and U.S. Pacific territories are regularly transported to Hawaii and U.S. mainland for medical treatment.

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by LAXintl
Sun May 19, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 6230

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

Do you have any info about B717? B717 - $5.7 - 8.8M, $80-115,000 Anything on A318 and A321NEO? A318 – $8.0 - 11.5M, $95-145,000 A321NEO – $58.0M, $340-410,000 I would not put much stock into 717 and A318 valuations due to limited fleet transactions. A318 especially with half of the fleet being part...

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by LAXintl
Sat May 18, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 11522

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

TK has partnered with the creators Nos Curieux Voyageurs to create customized travel gift boxes. Inside the Turkish Airlines World Tour box is one finds iconic objects and accessories highlighting some of the 309 destinations, such as Zanzibar in Tanzania, Cappadocia in Turkey or Hanoi in Vietnam. T...

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by LAXintl
Sat May 18, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 6230

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

UA444 wrote:
What about DC-9 and MD-80?


No valuation on DC-9s as there is no market for them.

MD-80s are scrap value themselves.


MD-82 – $0.35 - 0.85M, $15-40,000

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by LAXintl
Sat May 18, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 211
Views: 7191

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

Ultimately this will set up a nice SCOTUS case about State rights and if they can govern over actions taken within their borders.

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by LAXintl
Sat May 18, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 44
Views: 2419

Re: Site not secure

Site being constantly displayed as non-secure still persists......

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by LAXintl
Fri May 17, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 11522

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

Both IST and SAW diversions. Between wind, rain and thunderstorms it was not pretty for a few hours.

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by LAXintl
Fri May 17, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 6230

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

How about the 737-8 and -9 Max? B737MAX-8 - $52.0M, $310-380,000 Do you have information on the Dash 8 100 and A340-300/600 Nothing on Dash8-100. Prob not worth much due low demand. A340-300 - $3.0 - 12.0M, $120-240,000 A340-600 - $5.0 - 15.5M, $220-300,000 Any data for the 757? B757-200 - $2.2 - 1...

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by LAXintl
Fri May 17, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 709
Views: 116996

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

Statement from United. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United was tentatively granted a total of four daily nonstop flights to HND (Tokyo Haneda), expanding United's best-in-class Japan route network to better meet demand. The slots will be allocated for flights from...

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by LAXintl
Thu May 16, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 6230

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

VS11 wrote:
As always, thanks very much for this valuable and interesting market data. Any info on 737 Classics? Thank you!



B737-300 - $1.0 - 2.2M, $40-55,000

Almost scrap value.

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by LAXintl
Thu May 16, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 6230

Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

Back by request, here is an update on commercial aircraft valuations and market lease rates. As before, the below list contains estimated current market value (in USD) based on the oldest to newest airframes, along with sample monthly lease rates also based on oldest to newest airframes for many com...

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating
Replies: 5
Views: 1922

Re: U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating

Costa Rican carriers with U.S service are LACSA(Avianca) and Volaris Costa Rica. They can continue to serve existing service to the US, but will not be allowed to establish new routes - which likely hurts Volaris the most as its in expansion mode with Costa Rican subsidiary. Also codesharing with U....

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromar on the verge of bankruptcy
Replies: 6
Views: 1827

Aeromar on the verge of bankruptcy

The Mexican regional airline Aeromar is in technical bankruptcy so employee unions are seeking government intervention, with the aim of avoiding another case such as that of Mexicana. A planned investment by Synergy Group for US $100 million has not fully materialized leaving the airline undercapita...

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet on brink of collapse?
Replies: 53
Views: 14255

Re: Interjet on brink of collapse?

Interjet announced it lost 516 million pesos (US $28mil) in Q1. Also has been granted a $150mil government loan to help finance Airbus fleet. Will seek to "sell" 20 SSJs. https://a21.com.mx/aerolineas/2019/05/09/interjet-termina-primer-trimestre-con-perdidas-financieras https://www.elfinan...

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating
Replies: 5
Views: 1922

U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Costa Rica does not comply with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety standards and has been assigned a Category 2 rating based on a reassessment of the country’s civil aviation authority...

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR
Replies: 117
Views: 16801

Re: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR

JAL previous said they would use Zip to segmentize markets better and which could see both operate same cities.
So yes, to North America I could see Zip serve an existing JAL gateway.

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Suspends Flights to Venezuela
Replies: 24
Views: 4162

Re: U.S. Suspends Flights to Venezuela

Here is the DOT order https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/pictures/Docket%20DOT-OST-2019-0072%20%28Order%202019-5-5%29%20-%20Suspension%20of%20Air%20Service%20-%20Venezuela.pdf Certainly good news for 3rd nation carriers like Copa. Order also covers freighter service between the natio...

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by LAXintl
Tue May 14, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 100
Views: 19500

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

While it might look good on paper, the reality is as the analyst states, the people involved will never let this happen.

New government in Malaysia is increasingly hostile towards Singapore, and won't hand their airline over.

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by LAXintl
Tue May 14, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US carrier flights to IST
Replies: 20
Views: 3396

Re: US carrier flights to IST

You have to look at the over all O&D number of travelers between the US and Turkey (not connections). Most US carriers flying Atlantic routes are mainly carrying Americans or, low yield European passengers. And because the USA is so big, that is ok. However, on routes to places like Turkey, and...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 13, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines future narrowbody fleet to be branded as Eurowings
Replies: 37
Views: 6798

Re: Brussels Airlines narrowbody fleet to be rebranded as Eurowings

Unified brand is a good idea. Also lets keep in mind that its not like SN is making massive profits for LH Group, quite the opposite, so there is good reason to try something else. As far as *A membership there certainly are cost involved. Maybe LH will decide carrier could become a Connecting Partn...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 13, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US carrier flights to IST
Replies: 20
Views: 3396

Re: US carrier flights to IST

It comes down to competition. Very hard to compete against TK with a superior product and low cost base. Arguments about security, economy, etc are secondary excuses as the market continues to grow in fact. But its not just North American carriers. Many European airlines have left entirely themselve...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 13, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PKX assigned officially as IATA code for Beijing Daxing International Airport
Replies: 127
Views: 11558

Re: PKX assigned officially as IATA code for Beijing Daxing International Airport

Some images from today's test flights. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D6ai_HnV4AEazvi.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D6ai_HnV4AEazvi.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D6ag-42UEAEP96D.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D6ag-42UEAEP96D.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D6ag-42UIAEZ3AX.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com...

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by LAXintl
Sun May 12, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa Airlines and united new livery
Replies: 5
Views: 1778

Re: Copa Airlines and united new livery

Copa is getting an updated livery also. Was announced to staff earlier in the year.

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by LAXintl
Sun May 12, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thailand seeks new ICAO safety audit, hope to regain U.S Cat-1 safety rating
Replies: 25
Views: 2829

Re: Thailand seeks new ICAO safety audit, hope to regain U.S Cat-1 safety rating

Yes lets see how they do, though they better manage to clear up identified ICAO findings first before calling the FAA for an audit again.

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by LAXintl
Sun May 12, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 11522

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

https://skytraxratings.com/airlines/tur ... nes-rating
https://onemileatatime.com/turkish-airl ... ax-3-star/


Totally expected. TK broke off its relations with Skytrax consulting so to ones shock the carriers ranking changes.
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Totally expected. TK broke off its relations with Skytrax consulting so to ones shock the carriers ranking changes.

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by LAXintl
Sun May 12, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Adding my SkyMiles number to existing reservation
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: Adding my SkyMiles number to existing reservation

How about picking up the phone and have reservations do it?

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by LAXintl
Sat May 11, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The U.S. has threatened to expel Turkey from the F-35
Replies: 46
Views: 3768

Re: The U.S. has threatened to expel Turkey from the F-35

Until recently it was ruled by a military junta. Then the democracy experiment brings a power hungry populist. Recently? :confused: :confused: Turkey has had continuous a civilian rule for nearly 40 years now. Also democracy is hardly an experiment. Elections from national down to local levels is v...

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by LAXintl
Fri May 10, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why does KE/DL not have a 7-9am ICN-SIN flight!?
Replies: 4
Views: 1019

Re: Why does KE/DL not have a 7-9am ICN-SIN flight!?

Not unique to only SIN.
Other ASEAN capitals like KUL and CGK also dont have morning flights.

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by LAXintl
Fri May 10, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Interjet in a years time?
Replies: 4
Views: 566

Re: Interjet in a years time?

I would probably also avoid Interjet.
Changes are afoot at the company and things could look very different come next year. Even the companies viability is up in the air.

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by LAXintl
Fri May 10, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Qatar to purchase 24 additional AH-64s
Replies: 22
Views: 1550

Qatar to purchase 24 additional AH-64s

Weeks after delivery of previously ordered 24 AH-64E Apache's, State Department has provided notice Qatar intends to acquire 24 additional frames with delivery starting 2020 at an estimated cost of $3.0 Bil. https://www.dsca.mil/major-arms-sales/qatar-ah-64e-apache-helicopters-spare-parts-and-relate...

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by LAXintl
Thu May 09, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?
Replies: 30
Views: 5464

Re: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?

Indeed Ultra Air.

Back in the day AA ground handled many random airlines at LAX - PrideAir, Air 1, McClain, etc.

Avianca historically was in T-2 with Pan Am and later Northwest handling them

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by LAXintl
Thu May 09, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 10
Views: 1774

Re: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants

The thing that makes me question SCASD grants is that they are available to some rather good sized airports that might already have 4-5 airlines serving them. I can see how a community with a single airline or serious lack of air service might use SCASD incentive money to lure new flying, but the a...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 06, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 10
Views: 1774

2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants

DOT is soliciting grant applications for its Small Community Air Development (SCASD) program. SCASD is meant to help communities enhance air transportation by providing temporary financial support. Grants can be utilized to attract new air-service by establishing revenue guarantees, cost offsets, or...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 06, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet drops 8 routes, focus more on South America
Replies: 11
Views: 2939

Interjet drops 8 routes, focus more on South America

Interjet has announced it will phase out four Mexico-United States routes and four within Mexico as part of a restructuring plan. The airline said that route changes will begin on May 11 with the discontinuation of the company’s Mexico City-Aguascalientes flight. Service between Los Angeles, Califo...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 06, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific for sale
Replies: 34
Views: 6273

California Pacific for sale

The airline with seemingly nine-lives is up for sale with a potential deal being imminent.. Paragon Partners, are currently in negotiations to acquire the majority ownership in California Pacific Airlines. The acquisition group is chaired by Robert Nisi, a former securities attorney and active inves...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 06, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 100
Views: 19500

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

Prime Minister says "No feasible solution in sight for Malaysia Airlines" https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2019/05/486120/dr-m-no-solution-sight-malaysia-airlines The prime minister said the losses and management of the national carrier were “so terrible” that it is difficult to turn it ...

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by LAXintl
Sun May 05, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 100
Views: 19500

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

While maybe not a shut-down, it does seem they are actively exploring a sale or partnership for MAS which is movement in the right direction.

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by LAXintl
Sun May 05, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 971
Views: 136788

Re: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM

Glad to see some real numbers. Is the 309K each way or both ways combined? If it is just NYC-BOM O&D one way, that is impressive. Its 309k round-trip combined, and actually NYC not just JFK. I think DL non-stop would be able to command $600 premium over average Y fares. A premium of $50-100 abo...

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by LAXintl
Sun May 05, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MIA-SNU canceled 04May and 05May
Replies: 12
Views: 1965

Re: AA MIA-SNU canceled 04May and 05May

A1406/19 NOTAMR A1404/19
Q) MUFH/QFALC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/2230N07957W003
A) MUSC B) 1905012221 C) 1905061200
E) AD CLSD DUE MEN AND EQPT WORKING

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by LAXintl
Sat May 04, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 100
Views: 19500

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

Khazanah pumps in RM500 million (US $120mil) into Malaysia Airlines as takeover talks continue. https://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/newsbreak-khazanah-pumps-rm500-million-malaysia-airlines-even-takeover-talk-grows = Apparently, several parties showing interest in investing in MAS including a &quo...

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