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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (National DC-7 -- 1959-60?)
Replies: 17
Views: 1274

Re: Where? (National DC-7 -- 1959-60?)

Can't it be at that airport that's long gone near where DFW is now?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat first A321LR to be delayed by four to six weeks
Replies: 12
Views: 3187

Re: Air Transat first A321LR to be delayed by four to six weeks

Sigh... Pratt issue, per old PR they bought PW1135s. http://www.deagel.com/news/Air-Transat-Selects-PW1135G-JM-Engine-to-Power-15-A321LRs-and-2-A321neos_n000018007.aspx Indeed, but better be late than sorry, and I don't mean it in a catastrophic way, just that if engines glitches happen they may im...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was the MD-11CF ever operated as a Combi
Replies: 33
Views: 4885

Re: Was the MD-11CF ever operated as a Combi

Note : I operated the 747-200/300 with KLM and Martinair (MP) for several years and encountered the MP MD11 crews on several occasions (in the crewrooms, all over the world.) They never mentioned the combi operation of the MD11CF, only the change from full cargo to/from all pax operation, mostly wi...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat first A321LR to be delayed by four to six weeks
Replies: 12
Views: 3187

Re: Air Transat first A321LR to be delayed by four to six weeks

Where were they planning on flying it? Will they have to lease in capacity? Don't think so, rather keep operating their planned for retirement A310s if necessary. However, the first were expected during the 1st quarter and regular flights from May. Thus, four to six weeks delay may not impact sched...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet B787-9 Routes
Replies: 74
Views: 12059

Re: WestJet B787-9 Routes

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... ht=westjet
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Here we have details of both schedules and frequencies. For the latter, there'll be difeerences for both CDG and DUB.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... ht=westjet

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat first A321LR to be delayed by four to six weeks
Replies: 12
Views: 3187

Air Transat first A321LR to be delayed by four to six weeks

https://blueswandaily.com/air-transat-f ... six-weeks/
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This is due to engine issues. Hopefully it won't be much longer than that and wreck their summer program.

https://blueswandaily.com/air-transat-f ... six-weeks/

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Azores Airlines A310 flight happening right now
Replies: 35
Views: 4839

Re: Last Azores Airlines A310 flight happening right now

I've always had great affection for the A310; it's a very photogenic aircraft, being quite short. It's a fine piece of machinery that has served airlines very well over the last 35 years and was one of those aircraft which made long haul twin flying the success it is today. Very true. Always loved ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Search function and "your posts" not working
Replies: 44
Views: 769

Re: Search function and "your posts" not working

Here we go again. Two threads, including one I started, don't show up in the list of my posts. Hi the site is having some issues at the moment and I will report to the developers. It's working sometimes and sometimes not so it's sporadic at the best. We'll get onto Jeff again so it can be looked in...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 Cargo Loading?
Replies: 9
Views: 1401

Re: B747 Cargo Loading?

The Side Cargo Door also has another advantage. It allows a greater height of pallets loaded through it compared to the nose, at least on 747 not manufactured as pure freighter.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 Cargo Loading?
Replies: 9
Views: 1401

Re: B747 Cargo Loading?

If I’m not mistaken Boeing built a handful of combis that had the nose door. I know I’ve seen pics of the nose door open w/ windows. Combi 747s are aircraft designed to carry both passengers and cargo on the main deck at the same time.Such aircraft is designated as 747-200/300/400M, the M means Com...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was the MD-11CF ever operated as a Combi
Replies: 33
Views: 4885

Re: Was the MD-11CF ever operated as a Combi

No combi configuration has been certified for the MD-11CF ! Proof provided shows otherwise. Please show us which one. Again: - was the MD-11 ever certified as a Combi? The slides provides say so; - was the MD-11 ever operated as a Combi? I don't know. The questions were not whether the MD-11 was ce...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 Cargo Loading?
Replies: 9
Views: 1401

Re: B747 Cargo Loading?

FL52RA41 wrote:
Can the B747 Cargo aircraft be loaded from the side only, or does it have to be loaded through the nose?


I'll tell you this. How a 747 that was converted from passenger to cargo is loaded since it wasn't built with a nose cargo door?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations
Replies: 23
Views: 6814

Re: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations

https://centreforaviation.com/news/air- ... eks-849634
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I can't access to the article but the title says it all:

"Air Transat first A321LR to be delayed by four to six weeks"

https://centreforaviation.com/news/air- ... eks-849634

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was the MD-11CF ever operated as a Combi
Replies: 33
Views: 4885

Re: Was the MD-11CF ever operated as a Combi

oldannyboy wrote:
Yes, SABENA operated them in a combi configuration for many years.


Ok, but since when, hence my remark?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Search function and "your posts" not working
Replies: 44
Views: 769

Re: Search function and "your posts" not working

Here we go again. Two threads, including one I started, don't show up in the list of my posts.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat & Thomas Cook could expand partnership deal
Replies: 3
Views: 948

Re: Air Transat & Thomas Cook could expand partnership deal

Channex757 wrote:
The A330s are leased by TCX but will be based at Frankfurt and flying for DE.

The plot thickens......


Just like what they did last winter out of DUS.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat & Thomas Cook could expand partnership deal
Replies: 3
Views: 948

Air Transat & Thomas Cook could expand partnership deal

It was reported two days, and options include codesharing and interlining. Their partnership, for the upcoming 2018/19 winter season, will take the shape of ten Thomas Cook's A321s flying from Canada to Sun destinations with TS and four A330s flying from Europe to the Caribbean and such with Thomas ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was the MD-11CF ever operated as a Combi
Replies: 33
Views: 4885

Re: Was the MD-11CF ever operated as a Combi

Besides the SN DC-10s that operated as a combi, did any other DC-10CFs operate as combi or was it the same as with the MD-11CF? The DC-10CF was mostly ordered and operated by charter airlines. 9 DC-10-10CF were built and delivered to Continental and United, all nine migrated to FedEx. 26 DC-10-30CF...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations
Replies: 23
Views: 6814

Re: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations

Fatbus wrote:
Air Transat crew MFF 330/320?


Huh? What's that?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shaheen Air ceases operations
Replies: 1
Views: 1104

Re: Shaheen Air ceases operations

Source: Skyliner.

Airbus A330 -203 811 AP-BMI Shaheen Air International ferried 06oct18 LHE-LDE on return to lessor after Hajj-flights, was last a/c in svc ex 2-PAOH

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations
Replies: 23
Views: 6814

Re: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations

hz747300 wrote:
They could pick up the planned Primera YYZ routes, that's not a bad idea.


TS already serves Toronto-London yearround at LGW while Premera's was at STN. Not sure it would make sense yet.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations
Replies: 23
Views: 6814

Re: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations

heathrow wrote:
It would appear they are listed for some YYZ - YVR flights next month. Would these be familiarisation flights?


Unless they get others, i.e. those of Primera, flights you mention will be operated by A321ceo.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations
Replies: 23
Views: 6814

Re: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations

We know they will launch ops in May, but when are the first neos due?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Search function and "your posts" not working
Replies: 44
Views: 769

Re: Search function and "your posts" not working

Now I'm back to "No suitable matches were found."

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

It may be a bit tight for the westbound flights on some of the destinations. TS is going to use the A321LR (which has roughly a 4,000 nmi range) to these cities. I wonder what will be AC's response. True and I wonder which of BSL or SXB would they choose IF they were to start flying in that part of...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 328
Views: 41169

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

Here are the latest pics of Geneva Airport East Wing: https://twitter.com/Phofmannsair/status/1047765697890308096 So it's finally taking shape. On another topic someone brought this to my attention, talks between Easyjet and Emirates to offer connections at GVA. https://www.tdg.ch/geneve/actu-genev...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

It will be interesting to watch the competition in the coming years, over French province cities, between AC with the 7M8 and TS with the A321LR. WS is not in the game, for whichever reason. But wouldn’t that be limited to NTE and LIL? The other cities like TLS, MRS, BSL, SXB are out of these type’...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

SuperTwin wrote:
Betting that YVR-DUB goes 333. That’s 4x weekly so the remainder might just be added frequencies to another destination.


Are the upcoming A333s any different than the current one?

SuperTwin wrote:
Isn’t YUL-TLV still just 2x weekly? Maybe there?


Yes, operated with a 788 from the end of the month.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH closing SJC
Replies: 116
Views: 17386

Re: LH closing SJC

enilria wrote:
airevents wrote:
LH is ending service to SJC (again) effective the end of October. Very sad to see this route go.

Shocking...No wait wrong word, what is the opposite of shocking?


Expected.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Search function and "your posts" not working
Replies: 44
Views: 769

Re: Search function and "your posts" not working

History of my posts is back to normal.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YHM to have twice the seat capacity for Winter 2018/'19 as a year earlier
Replies: 6
Views: 1470

Re: YHM to have twice the seat capacity for Winter 2018/'19 as a year earlier

I don't know whether it was already part of the press release, but here goes, just in case:

Swoop offering $149 flights to Mexico from Hamilton

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations
Replies: 23
Views: 6814

Re: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... rk-in-s19/
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Here are more details of the european routes that will see the new Airbus as the fleet grows. Apparently BSL will be 2x weekly.

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

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations
Replies: 23
Views: 6814

Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations

According to the linked report about the airline's summer 2019 program, it will have received two aircraft and they will be used to BSL, NCE and OPO, with the longest trip for Nice with a great circle distance of 3,318nm. https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/air-transat-unveils-its-summer-2019-flig...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

YHZ has always had domestic widebodies. Until the MAX8 took over the YHZ-LHR route….the ‘763 originated in YYZ as a stand alone domestic flight. Sure it positioned the aircraft in YHZ for the LHR flight later that evening but it always had high domestic load factors. Same for the ‘333 from YUL. Alw...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat to serve Split during summer 2019
Replies: 38
Views: 3739

Re: Air Transat to serve Split during summer 2019

Anyone know if the airport is usually very busy during those two hours? If you look at tomorrow's schedule, there are 7 arrivals and departures during that time but it's not peak season at the moment. Indeed, however, based on SPU's numbers, the airport went through a traffic increase of 23% in 201...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Search function and "your posts" not working
Replies: 44
Views: 769

Re: Threads not appearing in "Your posts" menu

Now it's back to how it was when I started this thread.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"
Replies: 85
Views: 6054

Re: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"

we look back at other notable airline failures. Please, enlighten me here. What are you considering as "notable failure"? Because based on all the exemples given in this thread, I don't find most of them that notable. Laker was, as was Braniff, Swissair, Ansett, Pan Am and a few others. B...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Not to mention that some of those routes have very high frequencies. In the summer, I believe there are up to 8 dailies between YUL and the two Paris airports between TS, AC, SS, LV, and AF. Level wasn't daily, while SS was. Then you can add the two Air Transat, three Air France and 2 or 3 Air Cana...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

That YUL-YHZ-YUL ‘333 is gone (last week) and now we’ve got a ‘763 doing a YYYZ-YHZ-YYZ turn each afternoon. Wonder what the plan will be for next summer? Back to a YUL-YHZ-YUL ‘333? So far, it seems they'll only send a mix of narrowbodies from both YUL and YYZ. You can keep an eye on it here: http...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

SCQ83 wrote:
I always find quite fascinating the number of routes between Québec and France. How many routes are flown in summer between the two places? There are some really odd city pairs.


CDG/ORY, LYS, BOD, NTE, TLS, MRS, NCE.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

The adjustment to Canada-Austria's service reminds me of what's going on with ZRH since years. In the past, Swissair usd to fly ZRH-YUL-YYZ, along with Air Canada with one flight from each Canadian' cities, IIRC. Then, during the mid-90s AC & SR signed a partnership by which Swissair would serve...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 150th destination announced for YUL
Replies: 0
Views: 478

150th destination announced for YUL

It's Vienna, which is relaunched by Austrian exactly twenty years after it last flew on that route. OS073 VIE1030 – 1535YUL 76W D OS074 YUL1845 – 0845+1VIE 76W D https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280829/air-canada-austrian-adjusts-s19-canada-austria-service-/ Not only it is YUL's 150...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

AsiaTravel wrote:
Any insight on how LYS is performing ?


Must be doing rather well since they keep it at 4x weekly over winter and from what I've found in their online timetable, next July they'll have it back at 5x weekly. All the time with an A333.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Has Air Canada flown to Scandinavia from YVR? I wonder if that could be a possible future connection especially since SK doesn't fly to YVR (or anywhere in Canada from I believe). CPH would be a good Star Alliance connection or OSL. Don't SK serve CPH-SEA? And is there enough demand out of YVR to S...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

I believe the remaining A333s will be running TATL to larger European destinations (2nd dailies on LHR, CDG, primary on LYS, etc.). Some will be out while they're being refitted as well, I imagine. As well as being repainted in AC's new corpoeate livery. Can't wait to see C-GHLM getting it. (I know...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Very interesting to see Air Canada utilize the 7M8 on transatlantic routes. This has the potential to open up a slew of new markets from eastern Canada to Europe. True, this leads to ask whether they'd open a YQB-CDG service, even seasonal? TS had 4x weekly service during this summer and keep it at...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Noise wrote:
what's your source for YUL-BOD?


AC's online timetable. AC814/815 are the numbers. Dep: 20:30 Arr: 09:25+1 Return Dep: 10:25 Arr: 12:20

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

LIPZ wrote:
- daily YUL-VIE (B763 op by Austrian)



:bouncy:

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Current AC Schedule shows YVR-ZRH will increase to 5x weekly 788. Ok, good to know. They've had some success then to keep it and even increase frequencies. AC and LX are Star members, is there enough market to keep this service along with Edelweiss? YUL-BOD new route 4x weekly 7M8 Interesting. Thus...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 139
Views: 18113

Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Amongst other changes, from YUL, flights to FRA, NRT and PVG will be upgauged to 789, replacing the 788 that were in use this year. I'm curious to see whether YVR-ZRH will return or not next year. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280806/air-canada-s19-mainline-long-haul-service-chan...

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