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by by738
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16600

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

BREECH wrote:
It's going to be LGW. With all that traffic, flying is a reasonable option. And congestion charges make will make it economical.

Yet there are no plans for 789's out of LGW?

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by by738
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Alitalia to move LHR flights to STN
Replies: 39
Views: 8671

Re: Alitalia to move LHR flights to STN

... sorry to say this wont work out.

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by by738
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16600

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

Its Seychelles.

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by by738
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16600

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

Coronado990 wrote:
Honolulu.

BA have never served Honolulu

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by by738
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16600

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

Somewhere in Pakistan?
Im guessing it doesnt always need to be about USA routes!
Anchorage?
Australia/NZ? Melbourne, Brisbane, Auckland?
Exciting!

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by by738
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG's plans for Aer Lingus
Replies: 25
Views: 6401

Re: IAG's plans for Aer Lingus

Apart from LHR slots, cant see any significant 'integration'. OneWorld membership is still expected.
Some of the sudden flurry of UK- Eire regional connections have fizzled out.
I think slow change or status quo is all we'll see for forseeable.

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by by738
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland
Replies: 53
Views: 13631

Re: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland

Arent these mainline? So unlikely to appear on Rouge routes.

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by by738
Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Turkish 747-8i order
Replies: 93
Views: 23505

Re: Possible Turkish 747-8i order

Chaostheory wrote:
Istanbul has a relatively short 3000m runway which is an issue for most heavy aircraft departing from there. A 747-8 would have severe performance restrictions pretty much year round.

Aaah yes, they must have just forgot that during any evaluation

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by by738
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Turkish 747-8i order
Replies: 93
Views: 23505

Re: Possible Turkish 747-8i order

I'll guess apart from this thread, we'll hear no more about this phantom potential order

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by by738
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL: "Norwegian 'gone' in 4-5 months"
Replies: 136
Views: 25737

Re: MOL: "Norwegian 'gone' in 4-5 months"

I feel a bit sorry for DY in this scenario. Yes I know no love lost in business but this is a really 'cheap' blow presumably with some forethought that share prices would be effected whether they are in financial trouble or not. Not sure what IAG gains out of it as they can do everything DY does and...

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by by738
Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 captain confronts pax on flight to Ibiza
Replies: 18
Views: 5675

Re: Jet2 captain confronts pax on flight to Ibiza

I doubt a single travel company would easily have the legal ability to influence/limit passport freedom

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by by738
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air new destinations
Replies: 7
Views: 1567

Re: Oman Air new destinations

Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin ?! ;)

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by by738
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 1997 Concept Liveries Released
Replies: 42
Views: 6707

Re: Delta 1997 Concept Liveries Released

Someone had a good go with Microsoft Paint with some of those..
Very 90's. Worth a look for a giggle.

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by by738
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American drops JFK-MAN
Replies: 110
Views: 18525

Re: American drops JFK-MAN

adlight105 wrote:
UA is on this route and also connects a lot of passengers at EWR.

A smallish narrowbody once daily similar to some other smaller regional European airports? Not exactly huge commitment or impact (but welcome none the less).

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by by738
Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 250
Views: 31744

Re: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent

awwdabaaby wrote:
Long shot, but glasgow might be in the running

Long shot indeed... dont believe everything the spotters tell you! Not a hope with all these other major cities and capitals in the running.

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by by738
Sun Aug 27, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian increases frequencies on 737 TATL routes
Replies: 37
Views: 7894

Re: Norwegian increases frequencies on 737 TATL routes

70-80's %LF depending on whether you use the planned capacity originally offered or the more favourable blocked capacity.

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by by738
Sun Aug 27, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American drops JFK-MAN
Replies: 110
Views: 18525

Re: American drops JFK-MAN

Where are the VS 'transfer flows' originating from for MAN longhaul?

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by by738
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN news 57: Seattle calling
Replies: 65
Views: 12126

Re: MAN news 57: Seattle calling

surprised no YVR. Would have thought twice weekly high summer TS or ACr even as a old style triangle double drop with GLA. Maybe one for WestJet?

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by by738
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet- Inside The Cockpit S1 e1 and e2 ( video )
Replies: 35
Views: 5176

Re: easyJet- Inside The Cockpit S1 e1 and e2 ( video )

VapourTrails wrote:
am looking forward to the next episode

Keep looking as it was just a 2 episode documentary not a series!

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by by738
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American drops JFK-MAN
Replies: 110
Views: 18525

Re: American drops JFK-MAN

Why did seasonal PHL- EDI get scrapped the last time and changed to JFK?

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by by738
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American drops JFK-MAN
Replies: 110
Views: 18525

Re: American drops JFK-MAN

lesfalls wrote:
Pe@rson wrote:
Wonder if Norwegian or Primera will announce MAN-NYC.

Primera stated that they are supposed to announce 2 more TATL routes by the end of August so thats what it could be.

We wait......

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by by738
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to add more flights from SWF/PVD this winter?
Replies: 24
Views: 2892

Re: Norwegian to add more flights from SWF/PVD this winter?

jnev3289 wrote:
Glad to see SWF performing not badly. Still lots of room for improvement, but it could've been a lot worse. I know all the yield caveats blah blah blah but still

Would have been real concern if they hadnt managed 80+ in high summer. Its how they do off season that will be of interest

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by by738
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Starting PHL-BUD/PRG; ORD-VCE; Move JFK-ZRH to PHL
Replies: 320
Views: 35646

Re: AA Starting PHL-BUD/PRG; ORD-VCE; Move JFK-ZRH to PHL

atl100million wrote:
AA is also using 767s which are larger and more efficient than 757s

How does that work?

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by by738
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Record year in Spain with 230 million PAX, MAD over 50 million again
Replies: 14
Views: 2263

Re: Record year in Spain with 230 million PAX, MAD over 50 million again

presumably all the tourist destinations contributing pac numbers given the transfer of holidaymakers from Turkey and Tunisia?

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by by738
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: £80 million investment plan for Edinburgh Airport
Replies: 60
Views: 4541

Re: £80 million investment plan for Edinburgh Airport

Any more on rumours of EDI being put up for sale?

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by by738
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 DY 737's currently over the Atlantic
Replies: 117
Views: 20140

Re: 5 DY 737's currently over the Atlantic

Also from the CAA stats the legacy airlines are holding together ok. EDI-JFK is down a bit. New york generally is down fairly significantly - JFK is down 12% last month. Norwegian loads should be based on what what seating capacity was originally proposed (unless it was at 100% full on restricted c...

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by by738
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reykjavik (KEF) 2017 statistics
Replies: 8
Views: 2023

Re: Reykjavik (KEF) 2017 statistics

would be interesting to know P2P vs transit

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by by738
Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Zoom flew to Phuket...
Replies: 16
Views: 3447

Re: So Zoom flew to Phuket...

.... and sometimes 3 Zooms on the ground at GLA at once. Didnt the owners dabble ik all sorts of travel co and airlines over the years?
Obviously West Jet, Air Transat and Rouge have mopped up the capacity to UK

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by by738
Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA tweaked livery
Replies: 13
Views: 2140

Re: PIA tweaked livery

Eurowhite becomes Asiawhite. Meh.
From such a vibrant country and culture.

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by by738
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries begins LCY ops
Replies: 42
Views: 10891

Re: CSeries begins LCY ops

Devilfish wrote:
This could usher in the phaseout of scheduled airline A318 operations at LCY, except for A318CJs. :wave:


Why? BA have no plans to order them and if the remaining BA A318 goes it wont be as a result of C series certification

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by by738
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair to start flights from Durham Tees Valley (MME)
Replies: 17
Views: 2079

Re: Loganair to start flights from Durham Tees Valley (MME)

Has shades of the disastrous Airlines of Britain eras /UK expansion with MAN base, 146's, 1-11's and ATPs. That was without aggressive low cost competition and never lasted. This wont either and they'll retreat to previous core existing routes BHX next up by all accounts 5-6 x daily to MAN (they run...

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by by738
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Retirement
Replies: 27
Views: 10056

Re: BA 747 Retirement

cc47 wrote:
Arion640 wrote:
cc47 wrote:
Will LHR-ORD be operated by a 747 in April 2017?


If you mean 2018, ita Partly A380 if rumors are to be believed....


Yeah I meant 2018, I'm thinking of doing a trip to somewhere where I can guarantee a BA 747, anyone have any ideas of destinations?

LAS

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by by738
Sun Aug 06, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory
Replies: 236
Views: 67934

Re: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory

As much as this is a supermodern and efficient aircraft and presumably lovely cabin, I have to say I dont think its a particularly nice looking aircraft with a weird uncomfortable looking nose. The only glamour is the sleek wingtips. Not for me but each to their own (and no I have no A over B allegi...

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by by738
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 42545

Re: BA's Next US Destination

nadavatar64 wrote:
Is BA starting LHR-BNA? Because if not I think BNA could be a good addition to BA.

You mean youve not seen all the speculation?!

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by by738
Sun Aug 06, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Carriers' Seasonal Orlando Rush
Replies: 38
Views: 5150

Re: UK Carriers' Seasonal Orlando Rush

Cunard wrote:
TOM is the actual code.

Only if referring to ICAO nomeclature.

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by by738
Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A380 US Routes
Replies: 73
Views: 11640

Re: British Airways A380 US Routes

khunpaul3 wrote:
What about Seattle/SEA?

Wouldnt have thought so, even with increased competition. Is there capacity and premium demand?
Consensus is its ORD

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by by738
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: DL to start MCO-AMS
Replies: 73
Views: 12272

Re: Rumor: DL to start MCO-AMS and possibly other future routes

axiom wrote:
by738 wrote:
Were MCO pax ex AMS ever routed through UK VS services?


VS flies MCO-LGW; KL doesn't serve LGW.

.... and MAN and GLA and BFS...

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by by738
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A380 US Routes
Replies: 73
Views: 11640

Re: British Airways A380 US Routes

cant see it being JFK

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by by738
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 DY 737's currently over the Atlantic
Replies: 117
Views: 20140

Re: 5 DY 737's currently over the Atlantic

ayoungblood2 wrote:
I would one day love to take BA's A318 service from JFK to LCY.

You better be quick, dont see it lasting many more years, down to one flight and one A318 with crossrail looming.

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by by738
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: DL to start MCO-AMS
Replies: 73
Views: 12272

Re: Rumor: DL to start MCO-AMS and possibly other future routes

Were MCO pax ex AMS ever routed through UK VS services?

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by by738
Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways to launch Nashville
Replies: 266
Views: 28588

Re: British Airways to launch Nashville

lavalampluva wrote:
Has anything, on this, been published by BA? The links I've seen seem more speculative. :roll:

It is speculative. There has been no official announcement. Unofficially to be announced shortly (weeks rather than months)

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by by738
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A380 US Routes
Replies: 73
Views: 11640

Re: British Airways A380 US Routes

mumblings that next A380 BA route will be LAS, winter only. Going from twice daily 744 to od A380. Be interesting to see if comes to fruition. Its the one destination that I certainly wouldnt be surprised over, especially if LAS can indeed accommodate. Big improvement from scabby old 744s. Shame it ...

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by by738
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Carriers' Seasonal Orlando Rush
Replies: 38
Views: 5150

Re: UK Carriers' Seasonal Orlando Rush

LAX772LR wrote:
There's way more than that:
GLA-MCO: VS, MT

.... and TOM

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by by738
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 637
Views: 82969

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

KarelXWB wrote:
Revelation wrote:
airlines tend to rotate widebody aircraft on short sectors to avoid idle time on the ground between two long-haul sectors.

I dont often see major airlines doing that? ie BA, QF, EK , Hence why huge long layovers at LAX, LHR etc

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by by738
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Delta to temporarily wet-lease 4 767's to Virgin Atlantic
Replies: 69
Views: 21514

Re: Delta to lease 4 767's to Virgin Atlantic

Wonder if there will be a reshuffle to leisure fleet to continue to offer upper class product ex LHR... 744's to be seen again ?!

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by by738
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Delta to temporarily wet-lease 4 767's to Virgin Atlantic
Replies: 69
Views: 21514

Re: Delta to lease 4 767's to Virgin Atlantic

Yes, but aircraft relatively quickly back into service after ferry flight

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by by738
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Joon routes announced
Replies: 58
Views: 11154

Re: First Joon routes announced

ro1960 wrote:
Could these be retired AF aircraft? I believe they're supposed to be all gone by 2019.

I dont think there is much doubt...

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by by738
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Joon routes announced
Replies: 58
Views: 11154

Re: First Joon routes announced

Seems the launch routes not set in stone afterall....
https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/58333-frances-joon-may-target-iberian-market-initially-gagey

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by by738
Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways B788 flies for 9 hours despite lightning strike; aircraft grounded for a week
Replies: 38
Views: 11855

Re: British Airways B788 flies for 9 hours despite lightning strike; aircraft grounded for a week

7 days is still a very long time for a post lightening inspection and suspect there is indeed more to this...

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by by738
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai takes delivery of first 737MAX8
Replies: 2
Views: 623

Re: FlyDubai takes delivery of first 737MAX8

Sometimes they route through EGPF (GLA) - will that be the case for the MAX8 deliveries- Im assumming even with new efficiency it cant make it the whole way

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