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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada Jetlines the future WN of Canada?
Replies: 4
Views: 500

Re: Canada Jetlines the future WN of Canada?

Will they one day get off the ground, and how long will they manage to stay up there? Canadian skies will be crowded for a short while before everything returns to how it was. Besides Swoop and Flair, there's Enerjet in process and Canada Jetlines announcing its launch since years. Four LCC or ULCC ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics
Replies: 131
Views: 20138

Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

YLW & YYJ YLW has served 2,08 million pax in 2018 while YYJ "only" 2,05 million. Thus they are reported as respectively the 10th and 11st busiest airport in Canada for 2018. https://www.timescolonist.com/business/on-the-street-kelowna-overtakes-victoria-as-10th-busiest-airport-in-cana...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 343
Views: 60159

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

musman9853 wrote:
American's livery is so much better than this eurowhite


What a joke, lol!

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 First Flight 50th Anniversary
Replies: 82
Views: 5385

Re: 747 First Flight 50th Anniversary

AWACSooner wrote:
741- Flying Tigers (OAK-ANC-Yakota) July 1988


On one of their pax configured?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian ATC send pizza to US controllers in show of solidarity
Replies: 51
Views: 5890

Re: Canadian ATC send pizza to US controllers in show of solidarity

YHM people did their part for BUF controllers. Also: "By Monday, about 400 pizzas had been delivered to air traffic control towers across the United States, from El Paso, Texas; to Ronkonkoma, New York, which Friday received 32 pies from Gino's Pizzeria of Ronkonkoma, compliments of air traffic...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abbotsford International Airport opens terminal building expansion
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: Abbotsford International Airport opens terminal building expansion

hiflyeras wrote:
I wonder if AS might be interested in serving SEA with their QX Q-400's? Seems like it'd be a perfect route for them.


How much demand is there from YXX how much cheaper could it be than driving to SEA or BLI?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat's latest prank advertising
Replies: 15
Views: 3673

Re: Air Transat's latest prank advertising

FermiParadox wrote:
Who do you know with 10 weeks of vacation and how do I get their job? Even in Europe we only get 6!


I know for that people in Switzerland have a minimum of 4 weeks, I believe this is the law.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 343
Views: 60159

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae40/PhilipOA260/MISC/2707DE87-0D74-484A-98A4-88C074B33EE8_zps3revycej.png I look forward to see it on a real picture with good day light to make a proper evaluation. However, I'll probably miss the current livery and indeed I miss the former one. 4749321,4711991

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargojet Airways fleet update
Replies: 63
Views: 8987

Re: Cargojet Airways fleet update

yyz717 wrote:
atdb.org is reporting that the remaining 4 722s and the sole 762 have been removed from service.


So no more regular 722s out of YHM. In fact it was announced by CH-aviation last week.

Last year CJT has added two 757s as part of the replacement process.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abbotsford International Airport opens terminal building expansion
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: Abbotsford International Airport opens terminal building expansion

Now we know the exact number for 2018, it's 842,212 passengers that used YXX or an increase of 24,3% over 2017. With an increase of 19% during 2019 over 2018, YXX could reach the 1 million mark.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics
Replies: 131
Views: 20138

Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

YXX

842,212 +24,3% or 164,559 over 2017's 677,653

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat's latest prank advertising
Replies: 15
Views: 3673

Air Transat's latest prank advertising

https://youtu.be/mAhQ0LifjkM
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Don't remember seeing this published in here, so here goes.

Beware of the new HR policy. Funny.

https://youtu.be/mAhQ0LifjkM

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What were the plans for All Canada Express' DC-10?
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

Re: What were the plans for All Canada Express' DC-10?

N14AZ wrote:
(...during lunch break I suddenly though "sh..., I forgot AF's retro jet



As you say, sh :tapedshut:. I should have thought about it too.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pizza for ATC
Replies: 3
Views: 696

Re: Pizza for ATC

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1412935
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You'll find more in this thread:

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1412935

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 126
Views: 20547

Re: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

Looking forward to see a 777 in BOAC livery. How about a DreamLiner in BCal's?


chunhimlai wrote:
Image


A special Thatcher livery?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What were the plans for All Canada Express' DC-10?
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

Re: What were the plans for All Canada Express' DC-10?

N14AZ wrote:
Wow, this must be one of the biggest registration I have ever seen (accept for the registrations on or below the wings).


Then you should see that 747 with JA8160 on the tail.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What were the plans for All Canada Express' DC-10?
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

What were the plans for All Canada Express' DC-10?

Here's a picture of it: http://www.visitingphx.com/gp6h.html It never entered service with ACE but instead went to serve with DAS Air Cargo. Where were they planning to fly it? Were there plans for more? https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/McDonnell-Douglas/DC-10/5X-DAS-DAS-Air-Cargo/xGRoSXyd The...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 4240

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... le-in-s19/
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BTW, LX is to operate GVA-LCA this summer.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... le-in-s19/

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft tested on shorter scheduled flights after maintenance?
Replies: 5
Views: 2021

Re: Aircraft tested on shorter scheduled flights after maintenance?

Thanks all for your explanations.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 4240

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019

Year-end statistics GVA Passengers : 17'677'045 (+1.9% ) Wow, that's only 329,692 more passengers than in 2017, when growth was +5% or 826,069 additional pax. Below is the list of the first ten airlines by marketshare for 2018. Interestingly, EK is not higher, despite operating twice daily with 77W...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian ATC send pizza to US controllers in show of solidarity
Replies: 51
Views: 5890

Re: Canadian ATC send pizza to US controllers in show of solidarity

This is the Canadian way. Very nice.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 4240

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019

Air Mauritius (MK) is adding a second weekly flight to GVA as of next W19/20 (tuesdays and fridays from GVA). Both flights on the brand new A339! So they have finally found a way to serve this market, that is orthern deep winters only. I remember seeing them there when they were flying MRU-GVA-FRA ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW
Replies: 94
Views: 20473

Re: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW

On January 8th, TF-KID has flown a triangle 1,5 hours flight and since hasn't left KEF. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/tf-kid#1f1d917f January 9th, TF-SON did basically the same: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/tf-son#1f2063f3, as well as TF-DAD: https://www.flightradar24.co...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat adding third frequency to YYZ-ZAG
Replies: 5
Views: 1086

Re: Air Transat adding third frequency to YYZ-ZAG

There was talk a while ago Air Transat were starting flights in Summer 2019 to the Croatia's second city Split, which is by the coast and one of the main gateways to the country's beautiful islands. However the airport is quite small, and questions were raised if the airport could handle an A330 on...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark
Replies: 52
Views: 10601

Re: A first Airbus A320 broke through the 30-year into service mark

First revenue service was AN11 Melbourne to Hobart on 23 June 1989. So a little way until 30 years in service, but 30 years from first test flight. Nice to see an old Ansett "Skystar" as they were branded still in service. 1188535 While checking for dates of deliveries, it seemed odd that...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark
Replies: 52
Views: 10601

Re: A first Airbus A320 broke through the 30-year into service mark

Air Canada's first A320 will hit 30 years old at the end of this year ... the 727-200s it replaced lasted roughly half that at Air Canada! Interesting how at the old Crown Corp. they were modern. I remember how in a rather short matter of time the 727s were retired. C-FDQQ is still going strong. ht...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat to serve Split during summer 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 5125

Re: Air Transat to serve Split during summer 2019

There is the confirmation:

"Canada's Air Transat drops plans for Split ops in 2019."

Source: CH-aviation.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which was the first airline to have the tail colour wrap around under the fuselage?
Replies: 15
Views: 1756

Re: Which was the first airline to have the tail colour wrap around under the fuselage?

longhauler wrote:
SheikhDjibouti wrote:
So, the winner is.... Northeast's "Yellowbird" B727 from 1966, if you can accept the wrap extending along the fuselage :duck:


I love it when you do this!
:D


Indeed, I just learned that NE was flying trans-Atlantic.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 5962

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

CH-aviation reports that TS has dropped its plans to launch YYZ-SPU this summer. I guess the freed capacity is to be used on ZAG's third frequency.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat to serve Split during summer 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 5125

Re: Air Transat to serve Split during summer 2019

They did increase ZAG a while ago by adding an additional weekly frequency. Maybe they feel serving Croatia through ZAG is the best solution. Could be, indeed. When posting about that third frequency, I did notice it was same days and same time period as SPU. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtop...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which was the first airline to have the tail colour wrap around under the fuselage?
Replies: 15
Views: 1756

Re: Which was the first airline to have the tail colour wrap around under the fuselage?

If you want pedantry, take your cue from... It's close but doesn't wrap around. I take it as a compliment. In the end, only the OP can definitively state what criteria he had in mind. Already did. I understand what you mean, but I am specifically referring to where the tail colours continue down an...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Domestic jumbo usage question
Replies: 54
Views: 7211

Re: Domestic jumbo usage question

How about after deregulation 40 years ago and the frenzy of new operators or current ones launching routes? For instance, Braniff, admitedly not a large widebodies operator, had many 727-200s on order just for that.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which was the first airline to have the tail colour wrap around under the fuselage?
Replies: 15
Views: 1756

Re: Which was the first airline to have the tail colour wrap around under the fuselage?

N14AZ wrote:
I would have thought it was UTA.


Picture taken in 1977...


It's close but doesn't wrap around.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which was the first airline to have the tail colour wrap around under the fuselage?
Replies: 15
Views: 1756

Re: Which was the first airline to have the tail colour wrap around under the fuselage?

Seems likely that QF was first.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat to serve Split during summer 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 5125

Re: Air Transat to serve Split during summer 2019

https://www.total-croatia-news.com/trav ... onto-split
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There are unconfirmed speculations that this service is canceled.

https://www.total-croatia-news.com/trav ... onto-split

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abbotsford International Airport opens terminal building expansion
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Abbotsford International Airport opens terminal building expansion

Year-over-year passenger traffic growth has been significant in recent years; traffic increased by 9% in 2016 and 28% in 2017, reaching a record 677,653 passengers. The precise numbers for 2018 are not readily available, but a new record has likely been set. https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/abbotsfo...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics
Replies: 131
Views: 20138

Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Here is already some data for the whole of 2018 coming from smaller airports. YXX Around 840,000 passengers passed through the city-owned airport last year, up nearly 165,000 from the previous record-breaking year. https://www.abbynews.com/news/passenger-counts-continue-to-soar-at-abbotsford-interna...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics
Replies: 131
Views: 20138

Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

That's a bit too low. Last December YVR handled a bit over 2 million passengers, so 25.9 is pretty much in the bag. You are right, it could even peak at 26 millions and change. Decembers of the last couple of years have shown 150K to 170K more passengers over the previous year. If I use the YTD gro...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Dolomiti revised livery
Replies: 27
Views: 4003

Re: Air Dolomiti revised livery

holcakker wrote:
Revised? Livery?


It's the euphemistic way of saying downgraded.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Dolomiti revised livery
Replies: 27
Views: 4003

Re: Air Dolomiti revised livery

Wow, what a non surprise! :roll:

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics
Replies: 131
Views: 20138

Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

YVR November November Total : 1,844,113 +5,4% 2018 Y-T-D: 23,872,414 +7,7% NOVEMBER Domestic: 910,822 +4,6% Transborder: 459,945 +5,3% Asia-Pacific: 310,308 +7,8% Europe: 76,134 +5,2% Total Int'l: 933,291 +6,2% Total YTD Domestic: 11,446,625 +6,3% Transborder: 5,837,542 +5,9% Asia-Pacific: 4,083,07...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 5962

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... ts-in-s19/
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TS increase frequencies between YYZ and ZAG.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... ts-in-s19/

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat adding third frequency to YYZ-ZAG
Replies: 5
Views: 1086

Air Transat adding third frequency to YYZ-ZAG

TS310/311 with A332 will operate Thrusdays/Fridays between June 20th and Sept. 13th this summer or on same days and period as their new weekly service to SPU. This is in addition to Rouge's fourth weekly service to ZAG. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282356/air-transat-increases-z...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft tested on shorter scheduled flights after maintenance?
Replies: 5
Views: 2021

Aircraft tested on shorter scheduled flights after maintenance?

A few hours ago AC A333 C-GFAF returned from QPG and landed at YYZ. Seeing that it's now on its way to YYC before resuming long-haul flights from tomorrow on (per Flightradar data), the question came to me since with the same source of data I can see that AC145 has been operated over the past seven ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KF Aerospace DC-10-30F's
Replies: 11
Views: 3841

Re: KF Aerospace DC-10-30F's

Chances are slim. It must be very expensive for KF to keep these birds in the air for so long. I guess there is no longer a reason to keep the ex Solar Cargo DC-10 at YHM as a spares source. Expect scrapping soon. It still took them three months to start the job, per your sadening photos. Another o...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet 787 service begins Feb 20 with YYZ-YYC
Replies: 11
Views: 4104

Re: WestJet 787 service begins Feb 20 with YYZ-YYC

Speedalive wrote:
Does anyone know the delivery date of the first 787? Looking forward to seeing it!


Don't know how long from now on but The first WestJet Dreamliner arriving back to PAE after a successful first flight! per the photographer.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LYS-YUL: a growing route
Replies: 17
Views: 3471

Re: LYS-YUL: a growing route

Back on topic, I’d love to see AC keep putting the pressure on TS for Canada-France traffic by launching seasonal YOW-CDG and YQB-CDG on the 7M8. WS could do the same and beat AC to the punch, but they don’t exactly put up much of a fight in Ontario and Quebec outside of YYZ...and their rediscovere...

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