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by by738
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47369

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

I stopped reading after 'Russian' and 'Previous investigations' .... Poor perished passengers.

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by by738
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY Looking to Scrape Up USD 1.2 Billion in a Hurry to Support Bonds
Replies: 43
Views: 5982

Re: EY Looking to Scrape Up USD 1.2 Billion in a Hurry to Support Bonds

I still cant get a feel whether this is something serious or something and nothing.

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by by738
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.
Replies: 233
Views: 35915

Re: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.

I always think of the A321Neo of a bit of a stopgap and its based on relatively old tech design (yeah, new engine and wing tweaks) but still essentially 1980's wings and structures. A bit like the way people complained the 737 is a 1960's design. Suppose with order books like A+B, why would you be i...

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by by738
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 6066

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

How many departures were there to Bridgetown? (presumably even one extra could give a ridiculous percentage rise?)

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by by738
Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Airlines to TIJ and MEX
Replies: 33
Views: 4200

Re: Hainan Airlines to TIJ and MEX

and DUB too.... mmm rapid expansion, financial issues.... who does that remind us of?

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by by738
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321LR takes to the skies for the first time
Replies: 260
Views: 40581

Re: A321LR takes to the skies for the first time

Do test flights need to prove their ambitious and 'game changing' advertised range figures?

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by by738
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 114
Views: 12570

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Do we know why PHL-EDI seasonal never lasted and quickly shifted to JFK- what would have changed to resurrect /switch it back especially with ongoing DY pressure near NYC.

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by by738
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet 737MAX Trans-Atlantic intro?
Replies: 43
Views: 8604

Re: Westjet 737MAX Trans-Atlantic intro?

Shame that the GLA route on the smaller 73G is being reduced in frequency, now only daily for 9 weeks of the whole summer season. Better than a cancellatiom I suppose. ACr and TS have really boosted the numbers ex GLA again in recent years

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by by738
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY Pulls out of BDL
Replies: 104
Views: 15900

Re: DI Pulls out of BDL

wenders825 wrote:
remember when people said this would be a huge success?

Only those you may have expected.
Wonder what the D8 737 landscape will look this time next year
If they cant fill 737s why would a A321 be the right approach?

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by by738
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad cancelling partnership with Air Seychelles and Air Serbia ?
Replies: 42
Views: 9445

Re: Etihad cancelling partnership with Air Seychelles and Air Serbia ?

with a really good product, its a shame they are all over the place. I have some concerns about their longevity...

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by by738
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SU pulls SVO-LGW service.
Replies: 7
Views: 2105

Re: SU pulls SVO-LGW service.

just reaffirms theory that most use it as a 'sitter' awaiting LHR slots... more will follow as they have before.

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by by738
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tui G-OOBF Flight BY925
Replies: 2
Views: 996

Re: Tui G-OOBF Flight BY925

They do round the world flights every year usually on behalf of an operator (and sonetimes rebranded as such), think inherited from Air 2000 days. Used to always be a 757

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by by738
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 11637

Re: Rest of the UK thread

For S18 Munich being upgauged from A359 to 773 so the spare A359 will be used on certain days of EDI DOH operation the rest being existing 788, if it stays daily.

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by by738
Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?
Replies: 88
Views: 10152

Re: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?

I'm hearing it's DTW-LGW and DTW-DUB Hearing from who exactly, what another plane enthusiast! But seeing your a huge DTW fanboy it's not surprising that you 'heard' it, perhaps it was in your sleep that you 'heard' it. Why do you always have to be so condescending? Its an interesting post whether y...

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by by738
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Investors fret over Norwegian Air’s rapid growth
Replies: 8
Views: 1948

Re: FT: Investors fret over Norwegian Air’s rapid growth

.... and has been posted previously

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by by738
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian buys 28 weekly Gatwick slots from Small Planet
Replies: 14
Views: 3761

Re: Norwegian buys 28 weekly Gatwick slots from Small Planet

Surprised Small Planet had any to start with

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by by738
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet announces dozens of new routes for S18 (12/12/17)
Replies: 17
Views: 4144

Re: easyJet announces dozens of new routes for S18 (12/12/17)

BFS-IOM? whats the flight time on that?

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by by738
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?
Replies: 88
Views: 10152

Re: 5 DY 737's currently over the Atlantic

in place of one of the current poor performers?

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by by738
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air Transatlantic Flights 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 5024

Re: Primera Air Transatlantic Flights 2018

is there any other opportunities for UK Transatlantic Primera routes?

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by by738
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concerns that DY is running out of cash reserves
Replies: 58
Views: 20646

Re: Concerns that DY is running out of cash reserves

Subscription only article. Think we've seen the likes before in similar articles last year... "the end is nigh..."

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by by738
Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Summer 2018 Widebody Int'l Scheduling
Replies: 56
Views: 11297

Re: United Summer 2018 Widebody Int'l Scheduling

Presumably EWR-EDI is 757 too.....

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by by738
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 57358

Re: DL Future Expansion

Assuming apparent success of the JFK-GLA seasonal (and loss of UA EWR) could we see year round DL JFK-GLA (noting EDI now has a cut in year round DL)

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by by738
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Applies for CTU-ORD; SZX-VIE
Replies: 25
Views: 4257

Re: Hainan Applies for CTU-ORD; SZX-VIE

What happened to the "imminent" announcement of PEK-EDI or suchlike woth Hainan ?

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by by738
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lessor sells 3 former IB MD-80 aircraft to Venezuelan airline
Replies: 23
Views: 6518

Re: Lessor sells 3 former IB MD-80 aircraft to Venezuelan airline

jfk777 wrote:
How many MD-80 did Iberia fly and when? Remember 727 and 757 and Dc-9-30 but no Mad Dogs.


They are listed as having operated almost 50 individual variants MD-80/83/87

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by by738
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lessor sells 3 former IB MD-80 aircraft to Venezuelan airline
Replies: 23
Views: 6518

Re: IB Sells 3 MD-80 Aircraft to Venezuelan Airline

you would be a little uneasy taking one out over the atlantic for hours that had been grounded for 9 years. Surely significant hard and software updates...

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by by738
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle
Replies: 110
Views: 15470

Re: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle

Nice. If I can call it though and say I dont think it will last. Just a hunch nothing more.

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by by738
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 66596

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

gkirk wrote:
It seems to be the perfect aircraft for the Newcastle flight to eventually go double daily on. 2 x 77Ws would certainly be too much


Even that would be a huge jump in capacity based on current load factors and growth rates

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by by738
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed
Replies: 101
Views: 26250

Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Still to garish and bling for my liking. I prefer sophisticated understatement. Beige cream and wood has a certain age demographic imo. Im sure it would be excellent but prefer some of the other competing F offerings. Long live F class

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by by738
Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A300/A310 v 767
Replies: 83
Views: 16601

Re: A300/A310 v 767

Presumably Britannia Airways looked at A300/A310 in their 1980 widebody plans? Always thought it was odd Monarch were quite late to the party ordering the A300-600s then giving some up to Compass. Suppose the demise clues were there with an oddball DC-10 and ultimately revisiting a 767-300.

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by by738
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 flies a 737 with one passenger !
Replies: 61
Views: 9553

Re: Jet2 flies a 737 with one passenger !

Surprised this is even news. Happens all the time. Think there was the same story last year im same scenario.
Glad she had fun.

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by by738
Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Wizz Air to launch LTN-New York/Toronto?
Replies: 88
Views: 14757

Re: Rumor: Wizz Air to launch LTN-New York/Toronto?

flyingphil wrote:
LTN used to handle the 757s & 767s of Brittania Airlines.. so I would have thought a A330 wouldn’t be too much of a problem.. although like all London airport it is becoming full..

I would suggest an A330 wingspan is a little different to a 757 of 'Brittania Airlines'

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by by738
Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin 747 at AMS
Replies: 10
Views: 3674

Re: Virgin 747 at AMS

After KLM, the Lufthansa LHT contract had orginally been until 2019 but not sure the extension to the contract included the 747. You'll previously have seen 747's position in and out FRA.

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by by738
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EMB190 Lands On St. Helena
Replies: 135
Views: 34933

Re: EMB190 Lands On St. Helena

any pics or vids? seems low key after all the previous fuss. Good luck i say.

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by by738
Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to start KEF-DUB in May 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2326

Re: Icelandair to start KEF-DUB in May 2018

with pre clearance at DUB and one stop through US hubs, why would there be a lot of transfer through KEF?

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by by738
Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Flybe doing at Heathrow?
Replies: 26
Views: 5110

Re: How is Flybe doing at Heathrow?

Constant bussing, often wrong terminal, tiny overhead, noisey and noticeably slower... mmmm. No wonder anecdotal loads lower than target. Dash is easy to make a profit with though.
Status pax wont touch this.

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by by738
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing-order after Monarch-demise
Replies: 43
Views: 12145

Re: Boeing-order after Monarch-demise

Cunard wrote:
They are 737MAX not 738s.

I think we all knew what was meant. They are in fact MAX8’s if you want to be pedantic

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by by738
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA calls PHL the "Crown Jewel"
Replies: 116
Views: 19079

Re: AA calls PHL the "Crown Jewel"

EDI -PHL wasnt that long ago and was scrapped. Whats changed?

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by by738
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing-order after Monarch-demise
Replies: 43
Views: 12145

Re: Boeing-order after Monarch-demise

Ill go for TUI taking a big chunk of the new 738s and maybe BA some A321s ?

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by by738
Sun Oct 01, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Airlines ceases operations, thousands stranded
Replies: 392
Views: 64483

Re: Monarch in trouble (again)...?

Boeing74741R wrote:
March next year is when the first MAX-8 is due to be delivered.

.... so plenty of time to renegotiate terms of both orders. The Mon Boeing order is under funny terms already is it not?

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by by738
Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would BA or DL consider RSW?
Replies: 33
Views: 3775

Re: Would BA or DL consider RSW?

what new pax would BA generate from this outwith the four other BA Florida routes which would get diluted. Id expect inbound UK traffic from US to be minimal. Nope dont see this (unless another spoiler by BA if DY jumped on it)

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by by738
Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laker Skytrain 40th Anniversary
Replies: 20
Views: 2814

Re: Laker Skytrain 40th Anniversary

What is that weird b+w cockpit he's on? Looks like one of those dodgy Air Crash Investigation / Mayday mock ups.
Wonder if Laker could have been the Norgwegian of today...
A SkyTrain 787 !

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by by738
Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What BA livery was this?
Replies: 9
Views: 3679

Re: What BA livery was this?

Thanks for sharing. Thats not a livery or pic ive seen before.

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by by738
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 11637

Re: Rest of the UK thread

http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/bre ... prestwick/


Nothing here... think i saw that same 'confidence' 5 years ago.
Who would do it? BE ?
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TheGeordielad wrote:
Glasgow Prestwick confident of the potential of a flight to London
http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/bre ... prestwick/


Nothing here... think i saw that same 'confidence' 5 years ago.
Who would do it? BE ?

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by by738
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 11637

Re: Rest of the UK thread

Samrnpage wrote:
Wizzair increasing routes in the UK, adding new routes from Liverpool, Luton and Doncaster.

...but cutting loads of UK routes elsewhere

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by by738
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 25361

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

I see the new DL JFK-GLA managed almost 90% loads on some of their new seasonal route, often carrying more than the established UA to EWR. With the latters winter withdrawal, wondered if DL would consider year round GLA?

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by by738
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS to use the B747 to JFK in S18
Replies: 27
Views: 5669

Re: VS to use the B747 to JFK in S18

There were at one point discussions about more from GLA but stalled after the LAS trial. CUN, BGI, JFK, SFO or extra MCO might be worth trying.

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by by738
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Pilots Approve the Creation of LCC Subsidiary Joon
Replies: 160
Views: 18770

Re: Joon unveil fleet and destinations

I dont inderstand this concept at all (except lower paid contracts)
Free meals, standard AF seats, inflight entertainment business class?
And I thought it was medium to long haul, but BCN??

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by by738
Sun Sep 24, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/24/2017:DL Boosts Transatlantic
Replies: 67
Views: 9769

Re: OAG Changes 9/24/2017:DL Boosts Transatlantic

So a subtle reduction in JFK-EDI for April and May?

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by by738
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Cobalt to launch LCA - Gatwick, Frankfurt, Geneva & Year Round Dublin
Replies: 19
Views: 2170

Re: Cobalt to launch LCA - Gatwick, Frankfurt, Geneva & Year Round Dublin

Did some other UK ports not appear for a short time on their drop down destination list ie NCL, GLA and CWL ?
Have they superceded these with grander plans?

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