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by devron
Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL807 TPE-MNL wrong taxiway - could not exit runway (6/10/2018)
Replies: 24
Views: 5068

Re: KL807 wrong taxiway - could not exit runway (6/10/2018)

thanks for sharing what will happen to the piliots?

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by devron
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Trump proposes new livery for AF1
Replies: 49
Views: 4846

Re: Trump proposes new livery for AF1

Oh yes let him work on this so he is busy.

A bit of Euro-white wouldn't hurt...

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by devron
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Macao - Why not an LCC?
Replies: 14
Views: 1452

Re: Macao - Why not an LCC?

Noone is willing to take this bet

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by devron
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines and government
Replies: 4
Views: 799

Re: Airlines and government

Why the heak always taxes? I pay already to many taxes and also think the EU as institute should not be allowed to collected taxes. Think about alternative fuels or propulsion systems. No aviation has a very limited lobby (being a lobbyist) it is international treaties that prevent VAT. On domestic ...

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by devron
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates massive reductions in service due to rway replacement
Replies: 20
Views: 4709

Re: Emirates massive reductions in service due to rway replacement

I guess those A380 come in Handy now and will be utilized to the Maximum can we already see if there utilization rates will be increased?

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by devron
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Tandem Aero (Moldova)
Replies: 3
Views: 395

Re: Question about Tandem Aero (Moldova)

Does air moldova use the plane for its regular routes when it is not leased by Tandem Aero?

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by devron
Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which European airlines do not connect their capitals to the European Capital Brussels?
Replies: 46
Views: 5116

Re: Which European airlines do not connect their capitals to the European Capital Brussels?

Can I also say I don't consider the EU = Europe and I also don't consider Brussel the EU capital.I say that being a part time lobbist flying into brussel on a bi-weekely basis. And yes Amsterdam is the capital of my home country.

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by devron
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I'm surprised I never landed at...
Replies: 36
Views: 1652

Re: I'm surprised I never landed at...

Growing up and living in both the Netherlands and Austria till was 30 I never ever lander in any other airport then VIE and AMS. I need to change this asap. Skyscanner here I come for RTM-INS

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by devron
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helvetic Airways fleet renewal
Replies: 5
Views: 1276

Re: Helvetic Airways fleet renewal

IWMBH wrote:
Sad to see the Fokkers go, is Helvetic the last F100 operator in Europe?


Montenegro Airlines still has one, the question is how much longer.

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by devron
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF KLM growth
Replies: 33
Views: 5649

Re: AF KLM growth

Good that they are studying options KL/AF are in a difficult situation. 1) AMS is "full" politically for now - only capacity increases are an option 2) AF likes to strike Transavia might be an option but remember the failed expention plans in e.g. MUN. Other France airports with the 321 mi...

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by devron
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways cancels 'incorrectly' cheap tickets
Replies: 52
Views: 5482

Re: British Airways cancels 'incorrectly' cheap tickets

BA offers 290 euro tickes from FRA to LAS are these correct?

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by devron
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: airlines under 10million that surprise you?
Replies: 8
Views: 1882

Re: airlines under 10million that surprise you?

Condor has less then 10 min. I thought they would ferry a lot of people to the canaries and palma majorca

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by devron
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations
Replies: 84
Views: 14712

Re: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations

Get very uncreative, more USA destinations...

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by devron
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?
Replies: 41
Views: 6533

Re: Why KLM don‘t fly to KEF ?

daily LH from FRA. To expend on this Daily in summer, 3 or 4 times in winter. In summer they do also fly from MUN (not daily). Eurowings flies from Hamburg and Cologne. Austrian from Vienna (3 times per week I think). Plus the reason I know this I am always looking for miles and more seats and neve...

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by devron
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches LAX-Europe on B77L on June 16th
Replies: 62
Views: 14510

Re: DL launches LAX-Europe on B77L today

factsonly wrote:
- AMS has 20x daily DL departures = 24%
- CDG has 13x daily DL departures = 15%


Amazing, These JV are really paying off.

Am I correct 9 daily flights to LHR = 11%

Thus 3 destination =50% of all flights

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by devron
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines
Replies: 94
Views: 14645

Re: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... mber-2013/

I think Ethiopian would love to fly to MUN but no idea what is stoping them. The above artical even says that opened reservations once.
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https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... mber-2013/

I think Ethiopian would love to fly to MUN but no idea what is stoping them. The above artical even says that opened reservations once.

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by devron
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16741

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

So we Joon to cater to the milleniums and this to cater for the sharia community. Where is my gluten free airline?

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by devron
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the 757 Combi with Nepal Airlines!
Replies: 8
Views: 5934

Re: Flying the 757 Combi with Nepal Airlines!

Sounds like the nepal I know. thanks for the report

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by devron
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Talkeetna to Denali Basecamp Turbo Otter on wheel-skis
Replies: 2
Views: 1436

Talkeetna to Denali Basecamp Turbo Otter on wheel-skis

Flight from Talkeetna (Alaska) to Denali basecamp on the Kahiltna glacier This is my first trip report so show some tollerance Date: 20/05/2018 Airline: Talkeetna Air Taxi Origin: Talkeetna Destination: Denali Base Camp Flight duration: ca 30-40 minutes, too short Aircraft: Turbo Otter Year build: ...

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by devron
Thu May 17, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal
Replies: 78
Views: 10632

Re: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal

[qoute]

“Ten percent of our [Lufthansa Group] aircraft is based in Austria, but only 4% of the group’s profit is generated there.[/quote]

Playing with statistics. Give OS A380s and they can fly with 4 % of the fleet.

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by devron
Wed May 16, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH
Replies: 23
Views: 4967

Re: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH

What is new? France is not a very competitive country to do business and the population accepts it and gets to reap the benefits and disadvantages. Air France is one of the may companies that suffers from it. Open crew basis elsewhere maybe?

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by devron
Sun May 13, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leaked Sneak Peek: United New Uniforms
Replies: 41
Views: 9728

Re: Leaked Sneak Peak: United New Uniforms

Back to the topic, these uniforms suck and I can't imagine they are pratical.To bad we didn't see any male uniforms or pilot uniforms

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by devron
Sun May 13, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5942

Re: Air Koryo speculations

Why didn't anyone state the freaking obvious?

They will shut down flying and open a fastfood chain serving Koryo burger.

Seriously open more regional flying to china to cater for package tourist "ruining" the country and eating more burgers

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by devron
Sun May 13, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: They fly there??
Replies: 44
Views: 2794

Re: They fly there??

trijetsonly wrote:
The Air Koryo flight to Berlin and Zurich until the late 2000s

Lufthansa to Australia, St. Maarten and the Seychelles


I can see Seychelles coming back with Eurowings, Swiss, or their own Jump concept. Condor still has direct flights from Frankfurt (just to demonstrate ther is still a market).

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by devron
Sat May 12, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the AA Dreamliner 'Down Under': FSM-DFW-LAX-SYD, Dec '17, Y
Replies: 26
Views: 9587

Re: Flying the AA Dreamliner 'Down Under': FSM-DFW-LAX-SYD, Dec '17, Y

Bobloblaw wrote:
Dinner looks awful.


I wanted to say the same.

Thanks for the trip report cool visit to the 747 I wonder if I ever to fly one again last time was a decade ago from FRA-SIN and there are fewer and fewer.

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by devron
Fri May 11, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won
Replies: 202
Views: 6930

Re: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won

Can we agree trump is bad and hilary would have been bad.

Seriously rock and a hard place comes to my mind.

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: University professor claims: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions
Replies: 65
Views: 8393

Re: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions

As pointed out above there are currently no sanctions in place just serious movements towards them. Now might be the time to sell a few airframes and deliver them fast.

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"
Replies: 73
Views: 9193

Re: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"

FatCat wrote:
12 posts and still no one has figured out how many boobs this woman has


well after my extensive analysis of the pictures of this lady, googleing female anatomy (I won't post my source here) and here facebook page


devron wrote:
I guess and suspect based on the pictures two?

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 224
Views: 30095

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

I guess it depends on where you sit? In addition were does the 6 decimals come from? Might be more quick from the outside (i.e. people that live near airport benifit)?

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"
Replies: 73
Views: 9193

Re: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"

I guess and suspect based on the pictures two? But then this is not an aviation question. Really she had a bag, a personal item, a medical breast pump, and a freaking large cooler that fits a cow. American airliners website says "Diaper bags (1 per child), soft-sided cooler bags with breast mil...

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main
Replies: 31
Views: 5435

Re: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main

The article mentions a potential fine of 50,000 euro per incident. If the local government loses patience with them then they'll start enforcing the fines. I think they are being indulged at the moment as they are new to the airport but they'll just be fined in to compliance and/or given last incom...

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway
Replies: 67
Views: 7244

Re: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway

I can understand that some people do not want to slide of the wing (even if the remember that they need to do this) as its high and one could hurt themselves think about the more elderly among us. This situation didn't seem extremly critical so risk benifit analysis I wait for someone to help me get...

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by devron
Tue May 08, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Allegiant Convenient: Weekend trip to Utah (LAX-PVU-LAX)
Replies: 6
Views: 3322

Re: Allegiant Convenient: Weekend trip to Utah (LAX-PVU-LAX)

thanks, interestign to see the easjet orange

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by devron
Tue May 08, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair announced service to Dusseldorf
Replies: 15
Views: 1784

Re: Icelandair announced service to Dusseldorf

Should be a success now that Air Berlin is gone. Create oppertunty to catch O&D and transatlantic. Doesn't Germania fly to KEF from DUS? Couldn't find anything but I thought so.

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by devron
Tue May 08, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways announces 3 weekly LHR-DUR
Replies: 45
Views: 8656

Re: British Airways announces 3 weekly LHR-DUR

tourism markets, less Business demand thus day flights are okay and one can maximize the utilization?

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by devron
Mon May 07, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH GROUP to order 2 B77W,2 B77F, 6 A320neo and up to 6 A320ceo
Replies: 74
Views: 12330

Re: LH GROUP to order 2 B77W,2 B77F and 12 A320neo

Those six A320-ceo will come this year, are these used planes? They have been order to ofset delays in the 320-neo. I guess this will cost airbus something?

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by devron
Sun May 06, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future for the Antonov AN-225 Myria?
Replies: 16
Views: 3456

Re: Future for the Antonov AN-225 Myria?

https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/30697 ... in-karachi
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Getting more attention for this tread, any news google revealed it is flying https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/30697 ... in-karachi

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by devron
Thu May 03, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Korea requests opening of new international air routes and shows willingness to open its FIR to South Korea
Replies: 41
Views: 7457

Re: North Korea requests opening of new international air routes and shows willingness to open its FIR to South Korea

Am I the only worried that some food derived trigger happy north korea soldier will mixup a 777 for an F-16? I wouldn't like to fly over North Korea at this point in time.

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by devron
Wed May 02, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A346s on European routes
Replies: 57
Views: 7743

Re: LH A346s on local routes

LEJ-MUC was that ever an Air Berlin route? Otherwise I can see the need for extra demand considering it was an extended weekend in Germany just LEJ just doesn't make sense in my opinion and I would liek to know if Styllo777 his guess / hypothosis is correct.

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by devron
Tue May 01, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump will meet with the Southwest passenger survivors and the crew
Replies: 31
Views: 2008

Re: President Trump will meet with the Southwest passenger survivors and the crew

Really has this something to do with his tweet claiming the safest aviation year was due to his work? Anyhow great that he is thanking the employees and people that helped. Just don't see how this helps I would rather have the FAA do their job without political involvement and bias.

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by devron
Tue May 01, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline companies stare at a burning issue as fuel prices skyrocket
Replies: 54
Views: 9457

Re: Airline companies stare at a burning issue as fuel prices skyrocket

Airlines in the post-consolidation world have proven they can make money when Jet A is at $120/bbl. I'm far less concerned about oil prices insofar as airlines than I ever have been previously. I agree but 1) If high oil prices are combined with an economic downtrun 2) Non-consilidated airlines (EU...

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by devron
Tue May 01, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA
Replies: 81
Views: 12657

Re: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA

MalevTU134 wrote:
So...are they innovative or not? :) They do fly to TLV...and that is in Asia.


Yes to some of the routes they fly no the the fare structure and BOB. Israel specifically mentioened Israel as it is in Asia and I find this an innovative route for a carrier like WOW. Sorry if this wasn't clear

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by devron
Tue May 01, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Venezuela demands payment for jet fuel in Petros
Replies: 90
Views: 10661

Re: Venezuela demands payment for jet fuel in Petros

Ridiculous normally any logical thinking goverment would give in, but eh.... some airlines will cope with this (i.e. give in, add an extra stop, or put in more in the tank) others will give up.

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by devron
Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA
Replies: 81
Views: 12657

Re: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA

WOW air innovator? How? I think I just went to great lengths to explain just that. ;) OK, I'll reformulate. WOW air is innovative by offering several (5 right now) tiers of Economy class seats that can be purchased on a per flight basis for reasonable price and are not tied to other options such as...

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by devron
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?
Replies: 144
Views: 15414

Re: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?

To get back to topic the awnser is yes. If you look here Atlanta is the only megagub in decline. So yes relative to other hubs it is decline but still is the biggest and will be so for a few more years before an airport is Asia will take over. Other US hubs are growing thus relative Atlanta is decl...

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References
Replies: 33
Views: 6677

Re: China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References

https://www.haarlemsdagblad.nl/nieuws/k ... -om-taiwan
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Blerg wrote:
Has China requested this from other countries as well?.


Yes KLM was also in the news in the netherlands a few months ago. Sorry dutch only

https://www.haarlemsdagblad.nl/nieuws/k ... -om-taiwan

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References
Replies: 33
Views: 6677

Re: China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References

Taiwan is a own county. If the China is smart right now they shutup because Trump might not be assumed and also have some meausures in his sleeves /hair if US airliners are influenced.

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAN Airlines CC-CQF LA801 AKL - SYD | Photos and Videos
Replies: 3
Views: 3572

Re: LAN Airlines CC-CQF LA801 AKL - SYD | Photos and Videos

Thanks, that is an early flight is it daily (to lazy to check after two wine on a saterday evening)

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