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by winterlight
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea: new routes, new planes, new bases
Replies: 34
Views: 7384

Re: Volotea: new routes, new planes, new bases

When does the last 71 leave the fleet?

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by winterlight
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 957
Views: 140458

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

LH to use 744s on FRA-TXL during late November. Planing for the worst?

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by winterlight
Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare Scheduled Aircraft You Can Book, 2017 Q3
Replies: 30
Views: 2053

Re: Rare Scheduled Aircraft You Can Book, 2017 Q3

This is rare more for the routing than the aircraft type. Maybe of interest anyway.

LH to use 747-400s between FRA-TXL on a few dates mid-late November. Sub £100 one way fares available.

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by winterlight
Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2338
Views: 336265

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Azores Airlines first A321neo (MSN 7972) has entered final assembly in XFW: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4382/37263150586_900f66f819_z.jpg A320 Azores fin by Tobias Gudat , on Flickr I thought the Azores livery featured a green whale fin? Seems they've fiddled with the design yet again.

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by winterlight
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malindo Air ends 737 MAX operations
Replies: 15
Views: 5783

Re: Malindo Air ends 737 MAX operations

"Name the first 737 MAX operator" would make a good quiz question in a few years. I bet few could remember!

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by winterlight
Mon Sep 25, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which type of B777 do BA use on each of their LHR-DXB flights?
Replies: 26
Views: 3358

Re: Which type of B777 do BA use on each of their LHR-DXB flights?

Ugly51 wrote:
Why would you decide to fly BA? Old aircraft like the 777-200 and the ER version on the route.


Some people like older aircraft. I know I'd rather take the much rarer B772 than an A380.

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by winterlight
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 957
Views: 140458

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Skyliner says all long hail flights will end on 25th Sept.

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by winterlight
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you already lost your time and/or money to just to fly on a specific aircraft?
Replies: 59
Views: 2114

Re: Have you already lost your time and/or money to just to fly on a specific aircraft?

Airdolomiti wrote:
I was supposed to fly on a Swiss CS100 from Zurich to Berlin, but there was a last-minute equipment change to an A340-300 (!)


Nice upgrade. If I had gone for an A340 I'd have got a CS1 !

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by winterlight
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 17410

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

Baghdad.

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by winterlight
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines and Photography
Replies: 6
Views: 416

Re: Airlines and Photography

What do you mean with terrible? Judging by the amount of trip reports i would say there not that afraid.

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by winterlight
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines and Photography
Replies: 6
Views: 416

Re: Airlines and Photography

What do you mean with terrible? Judging by the amount of trip reports i would say there not that afraid.

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by winterlight
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2338
Views: 336265

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

I believe Volaris will also be using green and blue as engine colours.

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by winterlight
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2338
Views: 336265

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

What engines will BA's have?

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by winterlight
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Livery News 12
Replies: 14
Views: 3753

Re: BA Livery News 12

Despite much searching I am unable to find the thread on BA registration meanings...

The A320neo fleet will use the G-TTN* sequence and the A321neo's G-NEO*.

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by winterlight
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German registration question
Replies: 30
Views: 3270

Re: German registration question

With this system they can only have 26 units of each type. How do they handle fleets over 26 units? BA is known for using cryptic three letter sequences that correspond to a particular type usually involving Roman numerals Off the top of my head BUSx - Early A320 from BCAL's original order BNLx - 7...

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by winterlight
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery
Replies: 91
Views: 19567

Re: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery

Crafty KLM announcing this after people booked the LUX flight.

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by winterlight
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 230
Views: 13205

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

13/8 LHR-VIE QR A320 13/8 VIE-LHR BA A320 20/8 LHR-MUC QR A320 20/8 MUC-LHR BA A320 27/8 LHR-GLA QR A320 27/8 GLA-LCY BA E190 5/9 LHR-GVA LX CS3 5/9 GVA-LHR LX CS1 9/9 LHR-DUS 4U A320 9/9 DUS-LHR EW A319 planned LHR-ZRH LX A320 ZRH-LHR 2L F100 LHR-MAD BA B772 MAD-LHR IB A346 LGW-OLB MV B734 OLB-FCO ...

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by winterlight
Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does ET still fly VIE-ARN?
Replies: 15
Views: 2429

Re: Does ET still fly VIE-ARN?

Switches to a B789 in March.

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by winterlight
Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: More FR24 changes
Replies: 2
Views: 424

More FR24 changes

I've just tried looking to see what's operated a particular flight over the last few days only to find registrations are no longer included in the list. Users now have to play back each day's flight to see what operated it.

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by winterlight
Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus repaints very first A320, will join museum
Replies: 25
Views: 6163

Re: Airbus repaints very first A320, will join museum

It even has the 1980s wing escape markings!

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by winterlight
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA flight in trouble? G-VIIH
Replies: 36
Views: 9219

Re: BA flight in trouble? G-VIIH

VIIH hasn't sounded great on arrival or departure for the last couple of weeks. Much different to the other GE 772s. Assuming you work for BA on the ramp and you're not making this up, did you report this? Because had things gone differently and you kept that to yourself....... I live next to the a...

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by winterlight
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA flight in trouble? G-VIIH
Replies: 36
Views: 9219

Re: BA flight in trouble? G-VIIH

VIIH hasn't sounded great on arrival or departure for the last couple of weeks. Much different to the other GE 772s.

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by winterlight
Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you already lost your time and/or money to just to fly on a specific aircraft?
Replies: 59
Views: 2114

Re: Have you already lost your time and/or money to just to fly on a specific aircraft?

When I flew the Tarom A310 it was actually cheaper to take the scenic route back, so I ended up with this:

LHR-MAD BA B763
MAD-OTP RO A313
OTP-WAW LO E170
WAW-LHR LO B734

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by winterlight
Sat Sep 02, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Easy way to find Ryanair aircraft registrations
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: Easy way to find Ryanair aircraft registrations

You could try joining the Stansted Spotters group on Yahoo and search the movement logs.

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by winterlight
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LONG delays to get back "into UK", BA blame UK Border force.
Replies: 8
Views: 2091

Re: LONG delays to get back "into UK", BA blame UK Border force.

It's quicker to hide in the back of a lorry and re enter that way.

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by winterlight
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest passenger aircraft in svc - Telegraph
Replies: 27
Views: 5419

Re: Oldest passenger aircraft in svc - Telegraph

There are no -100s still flying!

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by winterlight
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NextJet's AOC suspended
Replies: 0
Views: 1089

NextJet's AOC suspended

Sweden's NextJet have had their AOC suspended and replaced with a temporary license until November. The airline has apparently made a loss for the past two years. The airline is the last passenger operator of the ATP. https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=sv&u=https://www.svt.se/...

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by winterlight
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changing airline code
Replies: 23
Views: 2775

Re: Changing airline code

Air Astana went from 4L to KC.

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by winterlight
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA flights covered by Qatar schedule
Replies: 30
Views: 6791

Re: BA flights covered by Qatar schedule

Is this the last week of the QR leases?

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by winterlight
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 New China - London Routes Applied for
Replies: 39
Views: 10541

Re: 3 New China - London Routes Applied for

LHR already has a Guangzhou service.

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by winterlight
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines getting a 5th Belgian Icon livery
Replies: 7
Views: 1847

Brussels Airlines getting a 5th Belgian Icon livery

http://www.brusselsairlines.com/en-uk/m ... _2018.aspx
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After the four special in-house designed A320 liveries, Brussels Airlines wants the public to help design a fifth.

http://www.brusselsairlines.com/en-uk/m ... _2018.aspx

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by winterlight
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bournemouth sightings tonight
Replies: 10
Views: 2016

Re: Bournemouth sightings tonight

LGW runway closure.

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by winterlight
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL adds the 2nd HND-LHR and NRT-BKK, ceases NRT-ICN
Replies: 22
Views: 4680

Re: JAL adds the 2nd HND-LHR and NRT-BKK, ceases NRT-ICN

More slots magic-ed from nowhere at 99% full LHR.

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by winterlight
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al modified livery
Replies: 8
Views: 2719

Re: El Al modified livery

Noshow wrote:
No lettering yet might mean new letter types coming as well?


Not according to the link above.

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by winterlight
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al modified livery
Replies: 8
Views: 2719

El Al modified livery

http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=el+al+ ... 9MeExsAC_M:
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The 787 seems to have had some light/dark shading added to the flag.

EDIT: and the engines will be blue!



http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=el+al+ ... 9MeExsAC_M:

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by winterlight
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azimuth Airlines receives first SSJ100
Replies: 12
Views: 2129

Re: Azimuth Airlines receives first SSJ100

http://www.rusaviainsider.com/vnukovo-c ... l-airline/
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This might be of some use. http://www.rusaviainsider.com/vnukovo-c ... l-airline/

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by winterlight
Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azimuth Airlines receives first SSJ100
Replies: 12
Views: 2129

Re: Azimuth Airlines receives first SSJ100

Nice combo of Air Inter and Luxair schemes.

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by winterlight
Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3rd runway at LHR without buying more land
Replies: 97
Views: 9768

Re: Cheaper runway plan introduced for LHR

Trying to save his hotels from being demolished?

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by winterlight
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR both runways used for landing
Replies: 26
Views: 6779

Re: LHR both runways used for landing

09L is currently being used for both arrivals and departures.

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by winterlight
Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike
Replies: 169
Views: 37078

Re: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike

AAB is short of A320s because he threw his toys out of the pram and refused to take the NEOs.

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by winterlight
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WHEN IS THIS MADNESS GOING TO STOP?
Replies: 95
Views: 3582

Re: WHEN IS THIS MADNESS GOING TO STOP?

"WHEN IS THIS MADNESS GOING TO STOP?"

Never. So long as western leaders can exploit it they will continue to let it happen.

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by winterlight
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 264
Views: 71404

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

Leahy has put on some weight.

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by winterlight
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially launches 737 MAX 10
Replies: 362
Views: 52961

Re: Boeing officially launches 737 MAX 10

LAX772LR wrote:
Scouring their site to see if I can learn more about this landing gear.... coming up short. :(



Me too. I can't see what can be done to two-wheeled gears.

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