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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Hi all just a quick question. I am flying on the 23nd of March and returning on April 4th Narita to Manila back to Narita. I am trying to figure out which type of 763 I am supposed to be on. I know it has the mid Lavs. I am just not sure about blocked windows on this flight in the economy+ area of ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 150
Views: 44302

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 180 (ET#7) has been moved to the delivery centre.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/21
764: scheduled additional JFK-LHR-JFK rotation on behalf of Virgin Atlantic (N838MH)
77L: JNB-ATL flight cancelled - technical issue (N701DN)

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/19 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on ATL-SJU-ATL route (N1402A) 763ER-high J: unscheduled downgrade from 764 on JFK-SFO-JFK route (N179DN) 763ER-high J: unscheduled swap from low-J on AMS-EWR-AMS route (N182DN) 763ER-high J: JFK-YYR-BOS rescue flight due to sister ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

audidudi wrote:
I noticed that B772, N864DA, has ferried to QPG today (tomorrow in Asia!) Is this for mx, or could this be the first one to get the Delta One Suites mod?

Maintenance. Its replacing N866DA which was there for 16 days.
N863DA is the scheduled prototype for the Delta One Suites.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 150
Views: 44302

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 189 (TG#11) has made its way to the flightline. This makes 4 TG frames on the flightline at once.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 150
Views: 44302

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

First flight for MSN 184 (LH#8) #AIB01GR

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/18 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on ATL-SJU-ATL route (N1402A) 763ER-high J: ATL-PHX flight cancelled (N172DN) 763ER-high J: unscheduled downgrade from 764 on JFK-SFO-JFK route (N179DN) 763ER-high J: unscheduled swap from low-J on SLC-AMS route (N182DN) 763ER-high...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/17 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on ATL-MCO-ATL route (N1402A) 763ER-high J: PHX-ATL flight cancelled (N172DN) 763ER-high J: BOS-JFK ferry flight - aircraft repositioning (N179DN) 763ER-high J: unscheduled swap from low-J on JFK-LAX route (N186DN) 763ER-low J: uns...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 150
Views: 44302

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 184 (LH#8) RTO this afternoon.
MSN 183 (MH#3) initial engine run this afternoon.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 150
Views: 44302

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 186 (SQ#21) initial engine run this afternoon.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/16 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on MSP-SFO-MSP route (N140LL) 763ER-high J: ATL-LHR-ATL flight cancelled (N171DZ) 763ER-high J: PEK-SEA flight diverted to ANC - medical emergency (N1607B) 763ER-low J: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on NRT-ROR-NRT-SPN-NRT (N195DN) 7...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/14 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on ATL-FLL-ATL route (N1402A) 763ER-high J: unscheduled downgrade from 333 on MSP-CUN-MSP route (N171DZ) 764: ATL-AMA ferry flight - entry paint hangar (N832MH) 764: CDG-ATL flight cancelled (N835MH) 764: AMA-ATL ferry flight - exi...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/11 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on ATL-MCO-ATL route (N1402A) 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on ATL-LAX-ATL route (N1402A) 763ER-high J: BRU-ATL flight cancelled (N172DN) 763ER-high J: unscheduled downgrade from 333 on MSP-CUN-MSP route (N178DZ) 763ER-high J: ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 18479

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

When will United take possession on Hawaiian’s 763’s, and how many frames are there? I assume they will be getting Polaris and new Y seats as per the current refreshed 763? Will they require new overhead bins, sidewalls, lavs etc? Hawaiian is retiring them in Q4-2018. So, if one assumes that UA wil...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 150
Views: 44302

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 184 (LH#8) initial engine run this afternoon.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming operators of Airbus A350-1000XWB
Replies: 80
Views: 13835

Re: Upcoming operators of Airbus A350-1000XWB

CRJ900 wrote:
Air Caraïbes has three A350-1000 coming in 2020

I believe Air Caraibes is taking some of the prototypes.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/10 763: LAS-MSP ferry flight - repositioning post CES Conference flights (N140LL) 763: LAS-ATL ferry flight - repositioning post CES Conference flights (N1402A) 763ER-high J: SLC-CDG flight diverted to JFK (N185DN) 763ER-high J: unscheduled downgrade from 333 on MSP-C...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/9 763ER-high J: scheduled one-off additional ATL-MSP flight (N173DZ) 763ER-high J: unscheduled swap from low-J on NRT-HNL-NRT route (N1603) 763ER-high J: CAN-NRT ferry flight - maintenance exit [35 days] (N1604R) 763ER-high J: unscheduled downgrade from 333 on MSP-CUN...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)
Replies: 13
Views: 1417

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)

How many used 767s does UPS have? Do they operate these fleets any different / fewer cycles than their new build fleet? UPS does not currently operate any used 767s. Last year, it entered into a purchase agreement with JAL to purchase 3 passenger frames with the intent of converting them to cargo f...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)
Replies: 13
Views: 1417

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)

First retirement of the year... JA609J (Japan Airlines) was retired from service on 05-Jan-18 and is currently being decommissioned @HND. It will then fly to @GYR to join its two sister frames as part of the UPS fleet and become N364UP. This is the third and final frame part of the original agreemen...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 150
Views: 44302

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Initial engine run for MSN 181 (TG#9)

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 150
Views: 44302

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 174 (LH#7) preparing to depart on second test flight #AIB02HI
And MSN 180 (ET#7) departing on its first flight #AIB01FX

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/8 763: scheduled additional JFK-LAS flight - CES Las Vegas Convention (N1400L) 763: scheduled additional JFK-LAS flight - CES Las Vegas Convention (N1402A) 763ER-high J : scheduled one off CDG-LAS flight - CES Las Vegas Convention (N182DN) 763ER-high J: JFK-PHL-LHR ch...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

ap305 wrote:
An a359 appears to be headed from Seoul to Las Vegas... A charter I guess?

Scheduled additional flights for CES. Inbound delegates today. Outbound delegates on the 13th.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/7 763: JAX-BUF-JFK NFL charter bringing the Bills home following their loss on Sunday (N140LL) 763: LAX-ATL NFL charter bringing the Falcons home following their win on Saturday (N1402A) 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on ATL-SJU-ATL route (N1402A) 763: ATL-JFK ferr...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian airports and aviation - 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1070

Re: Hawaiian airports and aviation - 2018

Why? Can't they swap the aircraft at LAX - or is the capacity needed for the HNL-LIH leg or are HNL one-stop pax needed to fill the airplane? There is no other 763 service to LAX with which to swap the aircraft (except for the Christmas holiday period LAX-KOA rotation). The 763s currently fly to SJ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 18479

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

WHat are the number of the frames available? This frames would be enough? HA has six "young" 763s that are being retired this year. N580HA, N581HA, N582HA, N588HA, N590HA & N592HA. All between LN 850-898 which are built between 09/01 and 02/03. These frames are in good shape and gener...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian airports and aviation - 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1070

Re: Hawaiian airports and aviation - 2018

jsteeves3 wrote:
Question: why does HA fly HA273 to LIH every single day on a 763? Does it need to get the aircraft there or for capacity reasons?

HNL-LIH-LAX-LIH-HNL daily rotation.
A

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 18479

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

fun2fly wrote:
2) There was an even longer discussion that UA would order new 763's. Is that dead?

UA is indeed interested in adding a few 763s to its fleet but those will come in the form of HA's 763s which are due for retirement this year. They are young frames, in good shape and satisfy UA's requirements.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

N126DL wrote:
What does it mean 1/2 diversion? Ex: JNB-ATL

Sorry i could have been clearer on that one. JNB-ATL flight was cancelled on 1/3 and the airplane ferried home on 1/5.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/6 763: DTW-BUF-JAX NFL charter bringing the Bills to Jacksonville for Sunday's game (N140LL) 763ER-high J: unscheduled downgrade from 333 on MSP-CUN-MSP route (N1200K) 763ER-high J : scheduled additional ATL-LHR-ATL rotation on behalf of Virgin Atlantic (N171DZ) 763ER...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 4033

Re: A350 in service thread - 2018

n729pa wrote:
Which carriers are due to take delivery of their first A350s this year?

Sichuan Airlines
Capital Airlines
Iberia
Philippines Airlines
Aeroflot (maybe)
China Eastern

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA keep a global First Class?
Replies: 59
Views: 10703

Re: Why does AA keep a global First Class?

VC10er wrote:
I was just curious if AA gets the same F fare as CX or BA (etc) and provides equal luxury- and if AA is committed.

You certainly won't be drinking Krug on AA First like you do on CX and SQ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/5 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on LAX-OGG-LAX route (N1402A) 763ER-high J: CVG-JFK repositioning flight following 1/4 diversion (N174DN) 763ER-high J: DTW-JFK repositioning flight following 1/4 diversion (N186DN) 763ER-high J: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on JFK-...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 150
Views: 44302

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 177 (TG#8) just completed its RTO.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/4 - A Tough Day! 763: ATL-LAX NFL charter bringing the Falcons to LA for Saturday's game (N1402A) 763ER-high J: JFK-ZRH-JFK flight cancelled due to Nor'easter (N172DN) 763ER-high J: FRA-JFK flight diverts to CVG due to Nor'easter (N174DN) 763ER-high J: JFK-LAX-JFK fli...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Thanks for the insight - makes sense. So it seems like the logical place to concentrate the smaller "high J" subfleet going forward will be missions with relatively shorter stage lengths but relatively higher premium demand. That sounds, to me, like LHR - first and foremost - and maybe a ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Apologies - must have missed this. How man "high J" 763ERs does Delta presently have? Is 14 the entirety of the "high J" 763ER fleet? Put differently - is this conversion program going to ultimately result in Delta getting to a single, standard 763ER configuration? DL currently ...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 150
Views: 44302

Re: Airbus A350 production and delivery thread - 2018

MSN 181 (TG#9) is firing its engines for the first time this afternoon.
Conflicting reports about the same for MSN 180 (ET#7) this morning and MSN 182 (DL#7) yesterday.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2017)
Replies: 188
Views: 40975

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2017)

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1382735
mods please lock this one.
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new year. new thread.
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1382735
mods please lock this one.
thanks

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)
Replies: 13
Views: 1417

767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)

New year. New thread. 2017 has been another explosive year for the airframe that seems to not want to become extinct. Driven mainly by low fuel prices and great cargo economics, the global fleet of active 767s actually increased by 9 frames in 2017. > On the passenger side, we have witnessed a net d...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/3 763ER-high J: FRA-JFK ferry flight following previous day cancellation (N179DN) 763ER-high J: ATL-LHR ferry flight - rescue of passengers on previous day VS cancellation (N1605) 763ER-high J: unscheduled swap from low-J on LAX-JFK route (N1612T) 763ER-low J: NRT-CAN...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1961
Views: 303676

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

As speculated before, N661GT (passenger Atlas frame) which was flown to QPG on 11/2/17, is being converted to cargo and will become N1013A for Amazon.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

**** N674US (744) has been retired from service. Flying from ATL to MZJ on 1/3 ****

Final 744 retired. End of an ear. DL Widebody fleet count now at 146.

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/2 763: DTW-MCO-SBN-DTW charter bringing the Irish home after their win in the Citrus Bowl (N140LL) 763: LAX-ATL unscheduled additional flight bringing fans/families home from Rose Bowl (N1402A) 763ER-high J: unscheduled diversion to JFK on BOS-CDG route (N172DN) 763ER...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 18479

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

763 (3-class):
N642UA entered SFO 2770/2Jan

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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 76891

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1382633
Mods, please lock this thread.
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I have set up a new thread for 2018 Delta Widebody Activity.
Link below:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1382633
Mods, please lock this thread.
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by hkcanadaexpat
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 7393

Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

A new year, a new thread to cover the widebody activity at Delta. 2018 looks to be a busy year ahead. Anticipated highlights on the fleet side: 1) Retirement of the final 744, N674US, imminently bringing to an end decades of the Queen at Northwest/Delta 2) Continued delivery of 359s with the brand n...

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by hkcanadaexpat
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 76891

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change effective 12/31 & 1/1: + scheduled additional JFK-LHR flight (operated by 764); temporary replacement for a VS rotation + scheduled additional ATL-LHR flight (operated by 763ER-high J); temporary replacement for a VS rotation + scheduled additional SEA-NRT flight (operated by 333...

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