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by SQ22
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations
Replies: 80
Views: 11294

Re: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations

Even though LH has only relatively recently restarted SIN, I could envisage OS eventually returning there. For LX, I agree about ICN, but how about CPT and EZE? Edelweiss has been taking care of some destinations Swiss may eventually want to take over. Are you referring to MUC-SIN? LH is flying for...

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by SQ22
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How does catering work at isolated airports?
Replies: 13
Views: 2411

Re: How does catering work at isolated airports?

I was recently travelling on UA155 from PNI with final destination HNL. I was quite surprised that some trolleys were changed at KWA new ice cubes came onboard as well.

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by SQ22
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Shuttle issues new shares
Replies: 9
Views: 1463

Re: Norwegian Air Shuttle issues new shares

Title has been changed, please do not use capital letters only

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by SQ22
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight and Airline?
Replies: 77
Views: 1600

Re: First Flight and Airline?

26.03.1993: LH 744 FRA-SIN-MEL

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by SQ22
Fri May 18, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320ceo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 8326

Re: Airbus A320ceo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

juliuswong wrote:
I like this thread. Thank you, OP.

Pretty surprised Airbus still has 321 A320ceo family members to be churned out. Are they still seeking big blockbuster order for the "ceo" family?


I would not say blockbuster orders, but more like the recent LH order of 6 CEO's based on availability.

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by SQ22
Fri May 18, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Crashed Havana
Replies: 3
Views: 689

Re: 737 Crashed Havana

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by SQ22
Wed May 16, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that charge for seat selection in F/J?
Replies: 10
Views: 1108

Re: Airlines that charge for seat selection in F/J?

You do not have to pay in case you have a certain frequent flyer status valid for the respective airline alliance.

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by SQ22
Fri May 11, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NJ High School says everyone can be a cheerleader
Replies: 51
Views: 1410

Re: NJ High School says everyone can be a cheerleader

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by SQ22
Thu May 10, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing in talks for widebodies with Flynas
Replies: 13
Views: 4676

Re: BOEING in talks for widebodies with British Airways,United and Flynas

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UA here: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1393693

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BA is already discussed here: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1393323

UA here: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1393693

I have modified title accordingly to focus this thread on XY. Please discuss the other airlines in the respecitve threads.

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by SQ22
Tue May 01, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to downsize its Guam operation
Replies: 60
Views: 19053

Re: United to downsize its Guam operation

https://www.starmarianasair.com/
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c933103 wrote:
malaysia wrote:
Will Saipan be better off without UA? They might as well just cut Saipan?

Then how are you going to travel between Mariana islands?


For travel between Marianas Islands there is still Star Marianas Air operating on some routes.

https://www.starmarianasair.com/

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 48
Views: 15044

Re: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

For the CEO's left to deliver: (from Airbus O&D March 2018 file) 28x A330MRTT to various countries in Asia and Europe, 17x left to assemble in the FAL. 14x CASC + 9x Hong Kong Airlines + 4x Hong Kong Leasing (China+) A330-300s 8x A330-200, Iran Air 5x A330-200 JET Airways (India) 2x Hifly X Ier...

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by SQ22
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes
Replies: 301
Views: 39487

Re: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes

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by SQ22
Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: NEW FORUM RULES
Replies: 118
Views: 38026

Re: NEW FORUM RULES

I would like to ask that the Moderators and anyone else who controls this site take RESPONSIBILITY for thread titles. At present, thread titles are written in sucha manner that sometimes they are unintelligible, or are written in the worst possible English. I don't want to be a grammar policeman, b...

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by SQ22
Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 1165
Views: 153125

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Please let's keep this thread on topic and feel free to open a new thread about advantages and disadvantages of seatback entertainment versus WIFI and BYO options.

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 14638

Re: A350 in service thread - 2018

http://www.airportspotting.com/airbus-a350-routes/
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Mortyman wrote:
On wich routes are Lufthansa using theirs ?


Here you can find all current and yet known routes:

http://www.airportspotting.com/airbus-a350-routes/

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by SQ22
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 658
Views: 164160

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

This thread has moved more into a selling process discussion thread, so it was on time to update the title again.

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to downsize its Guam operation
Replies: 60
Views: 19053

Re: United to downsize its Guam operation

Speaking of the Cape Air ATR's. Any truth to the rumor they are relocating them to Honolulu and operating UA express interisland? The ATR's are quite old. According to planespotters.net the youngest one is 22.9 years old. The other two are 27.8 respective 27.9 years old. So I am wondering if it wou...

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM B787-8 to Victorville (RR engine issues)
Replies: 86
Views: 28536

Re: LATAM B787-8 to the desert ( Victorville)

Please keep this thread on topic, otherwise it will be locked.

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Taking a trip just to fly on a specific type of plane
Replies: 94
Views: 4470

Re: Taking a trip just to fly on a specific type of plane

I have done it a few times as well. In 2016 on DL: LGA-DTW-CAK-ATL-EWR Aircraft as follows: LGA-DTW: MD88 DTW-CAK ERJ-145 CAK-ATL MD90 (including closed ATL airport due to heavy storms in ATL ATL-EWR B717 I had to make several changes because of equipment changes some months and again weeks before d...

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes
Replies: 301
Views: 39487

Re: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes

I have updated the title according to the linked articles of Reuters and Economic Times of India.

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by SQ22
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis air service discussion - 2016-2017
Replies: 193
Views: 24955

Re: Minneapolis air service discussion - 2016-2017

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by SQ22
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1625

Minneapolis Air Service Discussion - 2018

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by SQ22
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LH A350 or 747-8i
Replies: 9
Views: 841

Re: LH A350 or 747-8i

LH707330 wrote:
Upper deck 748 all the way!!!


Fully agree with you.

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by SQ22
Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Centurion Lounge at Denver
Replies: 1
Views: 758

Re: New Centurion Lounge at Denver

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by SQ22
Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks
Replies: 236
Views: 26852

Re: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks

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by SQ22
Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Re-Inaugural Flight starts today, 3/25/18
Replies: 1
Views: 859

Re: AF Re-Inaugural Flight starts today, 3/25/18

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website not working
Replies: 23
Views: 1706

Re: Website not working

Logout is not working as well.

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project
Replies: 86
Views: 16739

Re: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project

Please remember that this is an english language forum, so please make your posts in english only.

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alliance Airlines Australia
Replies: 4
Views: 340

Re: Alliance Airlines Australia

May I ask you why you did not search for flights operated by Alliance for Virgin on Virgin Website and did your booking? They are also operating for Qantas Link. I was just doing some quick search and BNE-BDB was available in April for 270 AUD return. Not too bad, only problem was that a layover was...

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CEO says no new hubs, fleet growth, point to point flying
Replies: 93
Views: 17433

Re: AA CEO says no new hubs, fleet growth, point to point flying

I flew on AA’s 767 from JFK to BCN once and the IFE wasn’t working ... so the flight attendant whispered to me: “I can give you so much booze that you don’t even notice there is a seat in front of you.” Haha, this happened frequently back in the days when US was around and I was flying with them in...

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project
Replies: 86
Views: 16739

Re: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project

http://www.conniesurvivors.com/1-connie_news.htm#MAR15 apparently the project has been canceled According to German aviation magazin FLUG REVUE the decision to move to Germany has been confirmed, but not when this is going to happen, but neither the cancellation has been confirmed nor to continue w...

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300
Replies: 77
Views: 16933

Re: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300

G'day In addition to replacing the A343 Swiss has an issue with two separate pilot groups with substantially different pay scales. The B77W's are flown by pilots that operated short haul aircraft before transitioning to the B77W whereas the A333 and A343 pilots are the intercontinental pilot group ...

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project
Replies: 86
Views: 16739

Re: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project

Some bad news came in: http://www.aero.de/news-28784/Lufthansa-verlegt-Super-Star-nach-Deutschland.html (German) Short summary: Lufthansa plans to relocate the Superstar to Germany and continue the restoration here. For that reason the wings have to be removed. It's uncertain, whether the plane can...

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by SQ22
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on FX's MD 10/DC 10 fleet plan
Replies: 24
Views: 3083

Update on FX' MD 10/DC 10 fleet plan

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I have created a new thread and moved the posts accordingly.

Please do nit kcik threads which have been inactive for a period exceeding six months.

Link to previous thread dating from two years ago:

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by SQ22
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Hainan to DUB & EDI
Replies: 28
Views: 5410

Re: Rumour: Hainan to DUB & EDI

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by SQ22
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767-300 BCF Conversion/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 566

Re: Boeing 767-300 BCF Conversion/Delivery Thread 2018

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by SQ22
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings taking over DUS-EWR from Lufthansa
Replies: 36
Views: 5620

Re: Eurowings taking over DUS-EWR from Lufthansa

seahawk wrote:
They chose JFK because the touristic demand for it is there and AB no longer served it. We will see if EW also flies to EWR or if UA takes this route. Certainly though Star Alliance will not give up those connections.


UA taking over EWR would indeed be a good solution.

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by SQ22
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings taking over DUS-EWR from Lufthansa
Replies: 36
Views: 5620

Re: Eurowings taking over DUS-EWR from Lufthansa

The same way they take over TXL-JFK? :D Off topic: For the time being not. After LH is ending its service there will be no EW service. They claimed they were not able to obtain any suitable slots at JFK. http://www.airliners.de/eurowings-berlin-new-york/43913 Maybe at a later stage they are able to...

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by SQ22
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines looking at acquiring A350-1000 aircraft
Replies: 11
Views: 5309

Re: Philippine Airlines looking at acquiring A350-1000 aircraft

Maybe things have moved on since the dates in that article...it may be helpful to check their current portfolio. This could mean other lessors now have A35Ks for placement or about to order some. No changes, there is only an order of two frames for (an) undisclosed customer(s) and I guess that is a...

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines looking at acquiring A350-1000 aircraft
Replies: 11
Views: 5309

Re: Philippine Airlines looking at acquiring A350-1000 aircraft

Sorry for reviving a moribund thread, but according to a very reliable source from another aviation forum, PAL are already talking to a lessor about the A350-1000. So this would mean they are in talks with Air Lease Corporation. They are the only lessor with A350-1000 in the books (for the time bei...

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 272
Views: 66469

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

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RalXWB wrote:
They are still not operating, right?


Correct they are still planning their operation.

https://www.reuters.com/article/flc-air ... SL4N1QO4CN

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 272
Views: 66469

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Bricktop wrote:
I agree with my friend mjoelnir. Keeping the thread on topic should be what keeps it alive. When it pops back up, then those who are interested about actual orders (in all their flavors) will not have to read yet again about what is already amply covered elsewhere.


Thanks for pointing this out.

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by SQ22
Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 268
Views: 70407

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

It looks like Indian INDIGO is in the marked for 50 A330NEO Sorry link in french: https://www.latribune.fr/entreprises-finance/industrie/aeronautique-defense/inde-la-low-cost-indigo-prete-a-acheter-50-a330-neo-pour-faire-du-long-courrier-771235.html Could be a good solution, as it has the range for...

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by SQ22
Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to purchase up to 40 787-9 aircraft
Replies: 159
Views: 26255

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by SQ22
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian transport plane down in Latakia, Syria
Replies: 11
Views: 1658

Re: Russian transport plane down in Latakia, Syria

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43305835

According to the aircraft was a military aircraft, so I will move the thread to Military. Furthermore I have moved two threads into one.
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Here is another article from BBC:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43305835

According to the aircraft was a military aircraft, so I will move the thread to Military. Furthermore I have moved two threads into one.

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by SQ22
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Wet-Leases Summer 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1640

Re: Lufthansa Wet-Leases Summer 2018

There were several threads about this Topic, I have moved them into one thread under one descriptive title.

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by SQ22
Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22320

Re: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?

[ I did consider this, and my feeling was that in the last 2/3 years SQ (MUC, DUS) and LH (MUC, FRA) have significantly expanded capacity, frequency and route options between Singapore and Germany. You also have Scoot flying to Berlin in the near future, which further demonstrates how far the marke...

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by SQ22
Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22320

Re: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?

The most likely thing to happen is that they will downgauge the FRA route to smaller equipment. SQ only introduced A380 to JFK when they stopped the non-stop SIN-EWR so I expect them to go back to non-A380 if premium demand decreases on that route. I have to disagree. 1. Let's not forget the route ...

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