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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest giving up 2 MEX Slot Pairs
Replies: 5
Views: 519

Re: Southwest giving up 2 MEX Slot Pairs

And to think SWA asked the DOT for 7 new slots before being awarded 4 in the route case, and now is giving back 2. SWA pleaded it "would very much like to further expand its existing Mexico City frequency" but was unable due to "severe market access issues." Any chance Volaris or...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest giving up 2 MEX Slot Pairs
Replies: 5
Views: 519

Southwest giving up 2 MEX Slot Pairs

Southwest Airlines has served notice to the DOT that two of its recently awarded Mexico City slot pairs are available for permanent reallocation at no compensation to other eligible carriers. The slots were part of the DL-AM JV remedy divestiture. The specific slots WN of forfeiting are: 1245 arriva...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners
Replies: 133
Views: 14550

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

This is NOT AN ORDER; intent to purchase is an LoI and far from an order. Why is THY asking price from Airbus for 40 A359??? TK needs 100+ widebody frames for the 2020s. This is the first of several moves to line up its long term WB fleet. Regarding LoI, its a common method used by TK. For example ...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT dismisses Avatar Airlines' licensing request
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Re: DOT dismisses Avatar Airlines' licensing request

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Posted last week,

DOT dismisses Avatar Airlines, aka Family Airlines application
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1373811

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners
Replies: 133
Views: 14550

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

Can 789 make Istanbul - Sydney nonstop? (keep in mind new airport with long runways at sea-level) IST-MEL is about 200nm shorter so it might be better option, but yes it can be done eastbound with a payload hit. Westbound return to IST is much more problematic due winds, and would require a large p...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners
Replies: 133
Views: 14550

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

To simply chalk this up to politics is naive. There is a lot more here than some political message. Matter of fact if you want to compare, relations between the US-Turkey are hardly the warmest at the moment, with plenty of rather major thorny issues outstanding, while relations with European nation...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 10032

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2017

Congrats TK787 for your name hopefully finally becoming reality.

Now we need to figure out how to get you invited to the factory to delivery celebrations!


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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners
Replies: 133
Views: 14550

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2017-09-21- ... Initiative

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Press release from Boeing

Boeing, Turkish Industry Establish Aerospace Initiative
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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna 650 Citation VII crash at Ataturk airport
Replies: 17
Views: 2309

Re: Crash at Ataturk airport

Another view

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NichCage wrote:
I think Turkish Airlines had an A320 crash at IST a while back.


:confused:

What does this have to do with anything??

:confused:

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet - Hong Kong Airlines announce codesharing
Replies: 1
Views: 319

WestJet - Hong Kong Airlines announce codesharing

HX will place its code on WS domestic services between Vancouver to Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto. http://westjet2.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=1272 http://newsroom.aviator.aero/content/images/2017/09/Screen-Shot-2017-09-21-at-20.51.59.png = Wonder what the WS-HX relationship will be once W...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 10032

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2017

Tkfan wrote:
So all take-offs and landings on 05/23.


They are using 35R for departures and 05 for landings.

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL orders additional 787s
Replies: 34
Views: 8261

Re: JAL orders additional 787s

Lets remember Japan was the original market for the canceled 787-3 variant. Both ANA and JAL identified the need for a shorter range version with single class capacity of 290–330. With 787-3 obviously not being available the -8 will have to do particularly since JAL can leverage economies of scale w...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 145
Views: 14772

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

I'm thinking the LAX-CDG/AMS flights are a result of DL working to have enough international arrivals to get preferential use of some TBIT gates. As far as added international capacity goes, this is about as safe as it gets for DL. Flights are a result of the JV wanting more capacity into Los Angel...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL orders additional 787s
Replies: 34
Views: 8261

JAL orders additional 787s

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2017-09-20- ... reamliners

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Top up order -

4x 787-8

Previously listed as an unidentified order.


Boeing, Japan Airlines Announces Order for Four 787-8 Dreamliners
http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2017-09-20- ... reamliners

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA one way New York JFK-Beirut, why?
Replies: 8
Views: 2123

Re: MEA one way New York JFK-Beirut, why?

MEA A330 is a regular at JFK last few years during UN Week.

Just look in photo database, multiple photos taken at JFK over the years.

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seasonal LCC Flights Between Europe and Hawaii?
Replies: 35
Views: 2764

Re: Seasonal LCC Flights Between Europe and Hawaii?

Remind me again what exactly is the annual demand between Europe and Nashville, which BA is starting? The O&D numbers between Boston and Japan were 70,000, IIRC when JL started NRT-BOS. The problem is the lack of premium demand and that is not an insignificant problem. You entirely miss the fac...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA bailed out by government again
Replies: 109
Views: 15948

Re: SAA bailed out by government again

SAA is indeed a fully government owned, however like other long list SOEs (State-Owned Enterprises) in South Africa it operates largely as a typicall commercial enterprise retaining its own legal and financial structure and is tasked to participate in normal commercial activities with government bei...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cost of aviation fuel per ton
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Re: Cost of aviation fuel per ton

Price will vary widely from airport to airport, also dependent on supplier contracts airlines establish.

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK to order 789??
Replies: 32
Views: 4744

Re: TK to order 789??

Keep in mind todays TK is very opportunistic with orders, and tends to buy when markets are down and earns hefty discounts. As industry WB order demand has waned, it could now be in a good time finally settle on a deal. So while media is talking about 10 aircraft, the longer term acquisition certain...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to put A380 on LHR-ORD routes
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Re: BA to put A380 on LHR-ORD routes

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Announced last month

BA A380 to ORD S18
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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK720 IST-BOM odd routing
Replies: 11
Views: 1548

Re: TK720 IST-BOM odd routing

GDS says rerouted to DEL.

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK to order 789??
Replies: 32
Views: 4744

Re: TK to order 789??

:yes:

An eventual mixed 787 + 350 fleet would be quite nice to make use from the strengths of each variant.

No reason TK cant join the number of airlines that have similarly opted to utilize both types.

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA rebanking of IAH - fully loaded or just a skeleton?
Replies: 44
Views: 9151

Re: UA rebanking of IAH - fully loaded or just a skeleton?

United will initially be gate limited at IAH since it will essentially be offering the same number of total flights but across two less hub banks, meaning each bank will have more flights. Once gating, and facility improvements(such as better baggage transfer system) are in place, there certainly wi...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA bailed out by government again
Replies: 109
Views: 15948

Re: SAA bailed out by government again

SA Treasury has agreed to grant SAA R10bn (USD $750) cash injection. National Treasury Director-General Dondo Mogajane stressed the importance of saving South African Airways from financial ruin. He maintains that a default on SAA’s finances would devastate the government’s other SOEs. Treasury gran...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines SJU-SFO
Replies: 3
Views: 1059

Re: Philippine Airlines SJU-SFO

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/pin ... ean/story/

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Repatriation flight.

Repatriation starts for Irma-affected Pinoys in Caribbean
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/pin ... ean/story/

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air axes Houston
Replies: 53
Views: 10286

Re: Korean Air axes Houston

From what I have seen the bread and butter of KE @ IAH was transfer traffic to markets like Vietnam. As IAH receives ever more international options, the uniqueness of KE has diminished among this very price sensitive market. Unlike other US gateways, KE cant fall back on its core ethnic traffic eit...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA rebanking of IAH - fully loaded or just a skeleton?
Replies: 44
Views: 9151

Re: UA rebanking of IAH - fully loaded or just a skeleton?

Kirby had the following to say at pilot townhall last week: Q. What’s the future of the IAH hub? A. We have a ton of opportunity across the system, but especially in our mid-continent hubs. The IAH-SYD announcement is a huge opportunity to leverage location of Houston. We have room for improvement w...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 34620

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

Kirby said the following last week at a pilot town hall: Q. What is the plan for the A350? A. We plan to have enough aircraft deliveries on the books through 2025 to grow around 5 percent every year, which is a faster sustained growth rate than ever before. The A350 is a great airplane, but fleet co...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/17/2017: UA Trims January, AS Cuts
Replies: 42
Views: 8543

Re: OAG Changes 9/17/2017: UA Trims January, AS Cuts

MFR-LAX was one of the earlier cuts and hasn't been running for most of the summer. It was always full when I took the flight (and back), so I doubt it's the LF or yield. But it uses up a plane and crew for more hours than would shorter local flights, when crews are in short supply. Remember MFRLAX...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Tapatalk Now Available For Airliners.net
Replies: 6
Views: 201

Re: Tapatalk Now Available For Airliners.net

Thanks Jeff. Tapatalk is such a breeze to use and is a good platform to allow unified access to participate in multiple forums Ref the Tapatalk banner, its not an A.net only thing. I've seen that banner for years and potentially happens on virtually any site one visits that allows Tapatalk posting. ...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 289
Views: 57069

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

Last flight announced: This fall we will say goodbye to the Queen of the Skies as we retire the Boeing 747 from our fleet, as we shared in a message from Scott Kirby last January. This iconic aircraft deserves a retirement celebration for the ages, so on Nov. 7, we will be flying a special final fli...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Gate 342 at LAX
Replies: 3
Views: 1016

Re: Gate 342 at LAX

AA hangar spot.
AA also on occasion arrives some international flights directly to the hangar and bus pax to TBIT.

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/17/2017: UA Trims January, AS Cuts
Replies: 42
Views: 8543

Re: OAG Changes 9/17/2017: UA Trims January, AS Cuts

jetbluefan1 wrote:
Where did the 4th LGB slot come from? Or is this using a commuter slot (which I believe are plentiful)?


Flight is operated by Skywest, so not air-carrier slot.

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM-AA JV close to be aproved by brazilian autorithies
Replies: 6
Views: 1031

Re: LATAM-AA JV close to be aproved by brazilian autorithies

Earlier this year Chilean authorities already raised serious questions about the JV. The market concentration of applications is simply too high https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/56545-chile-questions-jv-between-latam-and-american-airlines Also US DOT has sat on its hands since early 2016 revi...

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by LAXintl
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: low cost USA mainland/Australia ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1804

Re: low cost USA mainland/Australia ?

As others have stated, I am not sure there is a need or business case considering the long distances involved and already relatively low pricing in the market. Per US DOT average economy net airfare (excluding taxes&fees) between US and Australia that an airline garners has declined in excess of...

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by LAXintl
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways takes delivery of first 787-9
Replies: 45
Views: 6762

Re: Thai Airways takes delivery of first 787-9

Considering Thai is quite late getting its first 787 compared to other operators, how many airlines that have ordered it are yet to take delivery of one? TG has been a 787 operator since 2014 ! THAI's first 787 Dreamliner arrives home http://www.thaiairways.com/en_GB/news/news_announcement/news_det...

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by LAXintl
Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to axe NRT-GUM
Replies: 85
Views: 13344

Re: Delta to axe NRT-GUM

Sad, NW had a great hub in NRT and its on life support under DL. Yes such a great hub that it lost NW money all 6-years prior to the merger. (source: interview with executives in the book "Glory Lost and Found") Perhaps a route will be opened from ICN in the near future. Unlikely - there ...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will SAT have its day?
Replies: 51
Views: 3918

Re: When will SAT have its day?

It's all about economics and demographics! :checkmark: Outside of factors like having a major tourist draw such as a theme park, travel demand and consumer travel propensity in a city are very much directly related to local economic factors and population demographics. A city with only a modest bus...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Fines Frontier - $1.5mil - Tarmac delays
Replies: 2
Views: 619

DOT Fines Frontier - $1.5mil - Tarmac delays

DOT Office of Enforcement is out with a $1.5mil civil consent decree penalty against Frontier Airlines for violations of DOT tarmac delay rules and carriers failure to adhere to published contingency plans. During the period of 16-18 December 2016, Frontier experienced multiple lengthy tarmac delays...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 10032

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2017

AtlasGlobal plans a bunch of new routes for Spring 2018 - Rostov-on-Don, St Petersburg, Madrid, Barcelona, ​Berlin and Munich.

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why would ferry pilots prefer KOA to HNL?
Replies: 34
Views: 5087

Re: Why would ferry pilots prefer KOA to HNL?

Could be KOA is shorter distance for entire routing to Australia.

Also KOA used by many airlines as their primary Hawaii ETOPS airport due to its more favorable location providing greater ETOPS coverage.

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL unveils 787 retro livery
Replies: 12
Views: 3429

Re: JAL unveils 787 retro livery

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Common guys, its a FAKE photo..

Here is original.

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT dismisses Avatar Airlines, aka Family Airlines application
Replies: 4
Views: 991

DOT dismisses Avatar Airlines, aka Family Airlines application

Pending since 2008, the DOT has finally decided to dismiss without prejudice, Avatar’s application for Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to conduct interstate scheduled service due to 3-year lapse time Avatar submission of DOT required documents and the carriers failure to obtain the f...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Mexico City airport stuck in the mud
Replies: 6
Views: 2021

Re: New Mexico City airport stuck in the mud

Cancellation may be even worse given that the current airport is bursting at the seams. Opposition party proposes to open up an air base to commercial service along with further investments in nearby airports like TLC and PBC. So instead of a single mega airport for Mexico City they suggest regiona...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 570
Views: 72454

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Amiga500 wrote:
Playing clean won't win.


If BBD had played clean it would not be facing these charges.

The entire C-series program financial structure and ownership have become quite dubious and rightfully opens BBD up to questions.

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Mexico City airport stuck in the mud
Replies: 6
Views: 2021

Re: New Mexico City airport stuck in the mud

Cant say I am surprised. I know some early participants in the project and there was from the start some rather serious concerns about the suitability of the land area chosen for the project, and also the construction plans and timelines themselves. If and when this projects finishes it certainly wi...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines (CI) 747-400F replacement ?
Replies: 6
Views: 914

Re: China Airlines (CI) 747-400F replacement ?

As others mentioned CI has advantage of having a younger 744 freighter fleet.
CI started out using Atlas for many years and got its own birds several years later hence they don't have the replacement pressure of earlier operators.

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maryland to sue FAA over NextGen patterns
Replies: 41
Views: 5558

Re: Maryland to sue FAA over NextGen patterns

What NextGen has done is to concentrate air traffic into much narrower but denser corridors due to advances in navigation technology. So instead of approaches and departures (and their noise) being more scatered, they now generally operate in much more narrow corridors, which regretably has caused i...

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