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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3809
Views: 1228035

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 149 (DL #3), fitted with its engines post painting, conducted an engine run this afternoon.
MSN 168 (HX #3) initial engine run this morning.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change effective 10/16: + scheduled one-off aircraft swap on JFK-BCN route (333 replaces 764) + unscheduled additional JFK-LHR flight (operated by 763ER-high J); temporary replacement for a VS rotation + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-SJU route (764 replaces 739); hurricane Maria relief Seasona...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3809
Views: 1228035

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 147 (ET #6) moved to the delivery centre today.
MSN 158 (SQ #19) completed its first engine run today.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

+ unscheduled upgrade on ATL-SJU route (764 replaces 739); hurricane Maria relief This has been quite frequent for something unscheduled. Any idea how long the 764 service will continue? Its truly remained unscheduled. Delta upgrades the flights usually within 6-24 hours of departure. All flight sc...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing unveils new airport, to open in 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 4690

Re: Beijing unveils new airport, to open in 2019

If Shanghai can have two airports, I don't see why Beijing can't (Well, technically Beijing already has two airports, but Nanyuan is very small). It's a giant city with tons of people and is growing everyday. But do note that the set up in Beijing will be very different than Shanghai. In Shanghai, ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evelop A350 to feature 432 seats
Replies: 20
Views: 5556

Re: Evelop A350 to feature 432 seats

I thought this was to be leased from CIT not ALC?

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change effective 10/15: + unscheduled additional JFK-LHR flight (operated by 763ER-high J); temporary replacement for a VS rotation + unscheduled upgrade on JFK-ATL route (763ER-low J replaces 320) + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-SJU route (764 replaces 739); hurricane Maria relief <> unschedu...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

**** N144DA (763) has been retired from service. Flew from ATL to SBD today 10/16 ****

The 763 fleet remains at 2, flying ATL-SLC-HNL/SFO as well as some NFL charters.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

**** N662US (744) has been retired from service. Flew from RIV to MZJ today 10/15 ****

The 744 fleet remains at 6, flying DTW-ICN/NRT/PVG as well as some military charters.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change effective 10/13-14: + unscheduled additional JFK-LHR flight (operated by 763ER-high J); temporary replacing of a VS rotation; 10/13 & 10/14 + unscheduled upgrade on JFK-SJU route (763ER-high replaces 738); hurricane Maria relief; 10/13 & 10/14 + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-DTW...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Narfish641 wrote:
Quick question, does anyone know the current Domestic Widebody routes that take place other than SEA and SAN?

ATL-SLC-HNL (763)
ATL-SLC (763)
ATL-SFO (763)
JFK-LAX (763ER/333)
JFK-SFO (763ER)
ATL-LAX (77L)
ATL-MCO (764)
ATL-SEA (763ER)
JFK-SEA (763ER)
HNL-LAX (763ER)
ATL-HNL (333)

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change effective 10/11-12: + additional JFK-LHR rotation (operated by 763ER-high J); 10/11+ 10/12 + unscheduled JFK-ATL ferry flight (operated by 763ER-low J); 10/11 + unscheduled JFK-MSP ferry flight (operated by 333); 10/11 + unscheduled ATL-JFK ferry flight (operated by 763ER-low J); 10/...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

N662US is at COS. Might be retired. 6302 is done for. Seats are needed from that ship to perform the 76L to Z mod that's coming up. They're taking seats from a 747 and putting them in a 767? Didn't realize the seat tracks lined up. Someone else said it was a military charter... Its definitely on a ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change effective 10/10: + additional LHR-JFK-LHR flight (operated by 763ER-high J) + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-JFK route (763ER-low J replaces 752) + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-SJU route (764 replaces 739) <> unscheduled aircraft swap on JFK-SFO route (763ER-high J replaces 763ER-low J) Se...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1464
Views: 230605

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

763 (2-class):
N661UA entered SFO 1584/10Oct for maintenance
N671UA exited SFO 212/10Oct for engine pylon inspection

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Narfish641 wrote:
N662US is at COS. Might be retired.

Military charter. Should be flying to RIV then HHN-KWI.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change effective 10/9: + unscheduled NRT-SEA-LHR ferry flight (operated by 763ER-high J) + unscheduled upgrade on JFK-ATL route (763ER-high J replaces 320); aircraft repositioning + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-SJU route (764 replaces 739); hurricane Maria relief <> unscheduled aircraft swap ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

amadorE175 wrote:
I didn't see JFK-ACC on the list of aircraft usage above. Based on the list it looks like the 767 fleet is stretched as is. Does JFK-ACC stay 767?

JFK-ACC stays 763-low J next summer. It wasn't listed because there is no change to aircraft usage.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3809
Views: 1228035

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 147 (ET #6) departing on second test flight #AIB02NL

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Fwiw there should be 14 76L frames that that will get the Z mod by the end of 2018. With 10 done by the start of the summer schedule. I'm not sure how many 76Ls are in the fleet currently. Thanks. That makes sense. DL currently sitting on 29x 76L. So minus 14x, we'll be looking at 22x High-J 763ERs...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Delta this weekend uploaded the new routes as well as made a number of equipment changes for Summer 2018. Although the deployment changes are reflected below, please take these with a grain of salt. DL is still fine tuning things and there will be definite changes (such as the JFK-LHR flights and J...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3809
Views: 1228035

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

New A350 rolled out to the flightline today. Reg is F-WZHF. Not sure which one it is though.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 10/8: + unscheduled ATL-DKR-JFK rescue flight (operated by 763ER-high J); rescue of 752 in DKR + unscheduled upgrade on BOS-SFO route (763ER-low J replaces 752) + unscheduled BOS-JFK ferry flight (operated by 763ER-low J); aircraft repositioning + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-SJU ro...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 10/7:
+ unscheduled upgrade on ATL-STT route (763 replaces 752)

Other:
+ Hurricane Maria ATL-SJU relief flight (operated by 764)
+ Military charter PHX-RIV-HHN-KWI (operated by 744)

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2017)
Replies: 133
Views: 28758

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2017)

audidudi wrote:
What is the schedule for the retirement of DL's last three B763s (non-ERs)? N140LL, N1402A and N144DA are the ships. And are there any ERs due for retirement this winter?

latest i've seen is the following:
N140LL - feb 2018
N1402A - feb 2018
N144DA - oct 2017
N1501P - nov 2017
N153DL - jan 2018

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 10/6: + unscheduled JFK-BOS ferry flight (operated by 763ER-low J); rescue flight + unscheduled upgrade on BOS-DUB route (763ER-low J replaces 752) <> unscheduled aircraft swap on JFK-LAX route (763ER-high J replaces 763ER-low J) Other: + MLB charter DTW-EFD-BOS-DTW flying the Red...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 10/5: + unscheduled PDX-SEA ferry flight (operated by 332); aircraft repositioning <> unscheduled aircraft swap on JFK-SNN route (763ER-high J replaces 763ER-low J) Seasonal adjustments: + DTW-LHR increases from 10x weekly to 13x weekly (operated by 763ER-high J) Other: + Hurrican...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1464
Views: 230605

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

763 (2-class):
N662UA entered HKG for maintenance 2827+2820/5-6Oct

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2162
Views: 288935

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

Latest Boeing o&d update:
- Avianca converts 3x 788s to 789s
- JAL order for 4x 788s moved from Unidentified
- Order for 5x additional 789s in Unidentified (no engine)

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 10/4: + unscheduled upgrade on JFK-ATL route (763ER-low J replaces 752); aircraft repositioning + unscheduled upgrade on LAX-ATL route (77L replaces 739) + unscheduled ferry flight SEA-PDX (operated by 332); aircraft rescue <> unscheduled aircraft swap on ATL-SCL route (763ER-low ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 386
Views: 74332

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

Actually, N369AA was retired on October 3rd. Currently decommissioning in TUL. After this one, there is 2 left for 2017 (N373AA & N383AN). Which will then leave a fleet of 24x at 31-Dec-2017. Another 6x are expected to be retired in 2018.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US3 2018 Widebody Deliveries and Timelines
Replies: 2
Views: 952

Re: US3 2018 Widebody Deliveries and Timelines

AA is getting 6x 789s in 2018 (+3 more yet to be delivered in 2017). 1xQ1, 1xQ2, 3xQ3, 1xQ4
DL is getting 6x 359s in 2018 (+3 more yet to be delivered in 2017). 3xQ1, 2xQ2, 1xQ3

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 10/3: <> unscheduled aircraft swap on JFK-SFO route (763ER-high J replaces 763ER-low J) + unscheduled JFK-ATL ferry flight (operated by 764); aircraft repositioning + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-LAX route (77L replaces 752) + scheduled additional SEA-ATL flight (operated by 764) Se...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3809
Views: 1228035

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

First flight for MSN 153 (HX #2) this afternoon #AIB01NU

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 10/2: - unscheduled aircraft downgrade on SEA-CDG route (332 replaces 333) + unscheduled aircraft upgrade on ATL-LIM route (77L replaces 764) + unscheduled ATL-JFK ferry flight (operated by 764); aircraft repositioning + unscheduled ATL-SEA ferry flight (operated by 764); aircraft...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Hkcanadaexpat, I'm getting different figures for next summer...to me, looks like the A330s are over scheduled... Delta has updated their schedule again this weekend so my figures are now out of date. Also i use dates in August for sake of calculation as it is post ATL-PVG starting and August tends ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3809
Views: 1228035

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 151 (CI #9) completed its RTO later this afternoon.
As well as first engine run for MSN 90 (QR #20).

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2017)
Replies: 133
Views: 28758

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2017)

Any news about S7 Airlines two 763? VQ-BBI and VP-BVH. I believe these are scheduled for retirement this year. They will be "replaced" by A321 Neo jets. Any dates for the retirement of these birds or, if possible, details about their fate? I've heard nothing more than you provide. I haven...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

* It is rumoured that Delta will be modifying a number of 763ER High-J to 763ER Low-J during the slow winter season. This is to reflect demand as well as counter balance the retirement of certain (2x at the latest count) 763ER Low-J scheduled during Winter 2017-18. Can you elaborate on this? I thin...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 10/1: + unscheduled ATL-LAX ferry flight (operated by 77L); aircraft repositioning + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-SLC route (333 replaces 752) Seasonal adjustments: + ATL-SFO operated 6x weekly on 763 (previously operated by 739) effective 10/1 - ATL-SAN 763 service (4x weekly) canc...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3809
Views: 1228035

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 150 (VN #9) completed its initial engine run this afternoon.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 9/29-30: <> unscheduled aircraft swap on JFK-LAX route (763ER-high J replaces 763ER-low J); 9/29 + unscheduled LAX-SLC ferry flight (operated by 763ER-low J) aircraft repositioning 9/29 + unscheduled SLC-LAX ferry flight (operated by 763ER-low J); aircraft repositioning 9/30 Seaso...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A330neo Predictions
Replies: 22
Views: 3272

Re: Delta A330neo Predictions

Talking about equipment replacements...one thing I am quite certain of is that these new A330s will not replace the 764s for the time being. DL is very happy with those oddballs apparently. Its not about replacing equipment, its about route allocation. We all know the 339s are replacing the oldest ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 9/28: + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-JFK route (763ER-high J replaces 738) + unscheduled upgrade on ATL-SJU route (764 replaces 739); hurricane Maria relief <> unscheduled aircraft swap on JFK-SFO route (763ER-high J replaces 763ER-low J) Other: + unknown charter on SEA-JFK route (o...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIM Airlines (NN) on the verge of collapse
Replies: 27
Views: 4306

Re: VIM Airlines (NN) on the verge of collapse

10 757s? Depending on their condition some of them may attract interest from more volcanic climes...? Wish all affected employees well. VIM operated a few A330s and 777s as well. And is currently operating a single 763ER (VP-BFI) - the other one (VP-BVI) having been stored @ LETL since 22-Feb-17. I...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 34679

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 9/27: + unscheduled upgrade on JFK-ATL route (763ER-high J replaces 738); aircraft repositioning + unscheduled upgrade on NRT-GUM route (763ER-high J replaces 752) <> unscheduled aircraft swap on JFK-SFO route (763ER-high J replaces 763ER-low J) <> unscheduled aircraft swap on JFK...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3809
Views: 1228035

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MSN 63 (QR #?) just conducted an RTO. Must have had major work done since first flight on August 25th to warrant a new RTO.
And now departing on its second test flight #AIB02FJ.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A350 visits DEN
Replies: 36
Views: 7632

Re: DL A350 visits DEN

cosyr wrote:
Did pax actually go on it, or just a training flight? Looks like the DTW-DEN took a round about way to get there.

No pax. Not FAA certified yet.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3809
Views: 1228035

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Initial engine run for MSN 147 (ET #6) this afternoon.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3809
Views: 1228035

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MSN 149 (DL #3) departing on its first flight #AIB01NA (unpainted).

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