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by WorldFlier
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia extends overflights rights for US airlines
Replies: 4
Views: 1518

Re: Russia extends overflights rights for US airlines

Between East Asia and eastern/central US, the eastbound flights almost always take the southern route across the Pacific and make "landfall" at North America over Vancouver. So only the westbound flights are affected. But with the extended range capabilities of 77W, 787 and A350, airlines...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bathroom cleaning on long haul flights
Replies: 109
Views: 12991

Re: Bathroom cleaning on long haul flights

I just flew MH business class return KUL-AKL. Lavs were immaculate on both flights throughout the flight, including 25 minutes before touch down. Other flights I have taken recently on SQ, TG, MH, NH, NZ, LH have all had clean bathrooms when I have needed to use them, in economy or business. I try ...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL in China
Replies: 104
Views: 8832

Re: DL in China

boeing737max wrote:
cokepopper wrote:
glaring that JFK is missing.

Agreed.


Honestly, I'm more shocked there wasn't a ATL-PEK...or isn't one at all!

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by WorldFlier
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No direct flights between India and Pakistan?
Replies: 31
Views: 5088

Re: No direct flights between India and Pakistan?

Correction: India is not obsessed with asserting dominance over smaller neighbors. Indian politicians are obsessively corrupt, haplessly privileged, and holding a great country back. There’s no reason for India to be where it is in 2018. Things are much better than at the height of “Indira-Ji” malf...

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by WorldFlier
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed
Replies: 55
Views: 9813

Re: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed

I tried the new Polaris recently on a flight from NRt to EWR and I must say I was not really impressed. The space appeared crowded and I felt I was in a confined space to almost a claustrophobic feeling. The cabin looked nice but the comfort wasn’t there. The current businessfirst seats feel more c...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 337
Views: 82588

Re: Irkut MC-21 Second Flight-Test Prototype Thread

Never. No one will buy that except mostly Russian carriers .. Russian planes are just looked at as too shady and inferior outside Russia. Plus .. no one trusts Russia .. .. especially now. I politely disagree: 4283227 Yes I know it is technically a CityJet, but to say such things...is beyond ignora...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 337
Views: 82588

Re: Irkut MC-21 Second Flight-Test Prototype Thread

Wow, what a beast! I love the looks of this bird.... I am oh so hoping it will also sell in the west... Can't bear not having a bit more variety in our boring skies.... Never. No one will buy that except mostly Russian carriers .. Russian planes are just looked at as too shady and inferior outside ...

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by WorldFlier
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas proposes amenities in the cargo hold for ultra long flights
Replies: 76
Views: 12447

Re: Alan Joyce floats the idea of "Cargo class"

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Mr. Alan Joyce, has floated the idea that under the project sunrise, the carrier might create a new travel class in the cargo hold area called " Cargo class". The cargo class would include train-style berth. As the airline is not fully utilising the...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 337
Views: 82588

Irkut MC-21 Second Flight-Test Prototype Thread

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/pictures-second-mc-21-moves-to-irkut-flight-test-li-447058/ The second aircraft incorporates modifications derived from data collated during the initial jet's test programme. Irkut has been reinforcing the MC-21's wing after strength tests last year. Irkut ...

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by WorldFlier
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First flight in 7 decades overflies Saudi Arabia to Israel
Replies: 85
Views: 13348

Re: First flight in 7 decades overflies Saudi Arabia to Israel

Indeed. And the credit to be extended is at a much broader level than just for this flight. How many countries can keep up high levels of engagement with Iran, Israel, and Saudi simultaneously while also preserving great relations with all 3? You are right AI will not make money, and I don't think ...

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by WorldFlier
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E190 made successful maiden flight with Urumqi Air on far western China route
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Re: E190 made successful maiden flight with Urumqi Air on far western China route

It's interesting how by Chinese standards that a territory only slightly bigger than the Province of Quebec, with a population of over 22 million is 'sparsely populated'. Now I understand that 90% of Xinjiang consists of land that can only ever by sparsely populated (mind you 3/4 of Quebec is the s...

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by WorldFlier
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Chinese carriers a bigger threat to Europeans than EK/QR/EY?
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Are Chinese carriers a bigger threat to Europeans than EK/QR/EY?

They would need 5th and 6th freedom right which they are unlikely to get. URC is already a hub. It's only a matter of time until long haul spokes are added. I don't think it's mere coincidence that they are vastly expanding an airport on the Northwestern part of China :) http://www.adp-i.com/en/uru...

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by WorldFlier
Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Chinese carriers a bigger threat to Europeans than EK/QR/EY?
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Are Chinese carriers a bigger threat to Europeans than EK/QR/EY?

PEK-LIS-GRU is still better (and has O/D to support the connections), and Chinese carriers would have to make URC a scissor hub to collect all Chinese traffic to Brazil. They would need 5th and 6th freedom right which they are unlikely to get. URC is already a hub. It's only a matter of time until ...

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by WorldFlier
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Chinese carriers a bigger threat to Europeans than EK/QR/EY?
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Are Chinese carriers a bigger threat to Europeans than EK/QR/EY?

In addition Chinese carriers are also a threat to the ME carriers. China-Africa, China-LatAmerica, China Europe and to a lesser extent China-N.America are all markets where the ME carriers also play in and they're fast growing markets at that. So far the Chinese carriers have focused their expansio...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern FA's Caught on Video Orgy
Replies: 50
Views: 13066

Re: China Eastern FA's Caught on Video Orgy

TC957 wrote:
Can you imagine if the crew were from QR...AAB would have a meltdown.


He would have a meltdown that a) he wasn't invited b) it was on camera

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by WorldFlier
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CR2/E145 replacement?
Replies: 41
Views: 5048

Re: CR2/E145 replacement?

If there are no restrictions below 51 seats then how come someone can't come up with a decent replacement? I know the economics at that passenger amount aren't ideal but if airlines are still using CR2s and 145s wouldn't anything newly designed be better. That's basically the problem. Nobody is goi...

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by WorldFlier
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: HX to start Moscow
Replies: 11
Views: 2536

Re: Rumor: HX to start Moscow

Huh. Vnukovo is an interesting choice. VKO has been doing a big push to get new airlines... Isn't VKO also closer to Moscow proper than either SVO or DME? Moscow is a very large metropolitan area. If you drove from DME to VKO to SVO, that would be an astounding 111 km according to Google Maps with ...

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by WorldFlier
Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers fight on Southwest flight
Replies: 65
Views: 8673

Re: Passengers fight on Southwest flight

Baggage fees never made sense to me. Airlines should charge for overhead bins and let the luggage in the hold fly free. There would be fewer annoying people using a bin 10 rows in front of their seat. If you could turn the A320/737/eJet 1x more times by putting all large bags in the hold and saving...

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by WorldFlier
Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA now wants food out of bags for inspection?
Replies: 35
Views: 2321

Re: TSA now wants food out of bags for inspection?

Duality wrote:
So like each slide of lunch meat, cheese and bread laid out separately in the bins??

In case you are hiding mustard between the slices I guess....


In Chicago they're looking for ketchup on hot dogs because only terrorists put ketchup on hot dogs...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CEO says no new hubs, fleet growth, point to point flying
Replies: 93
Views: 17238

Re: AA CEO says no new hubs, fleet growth, point to point flying

What would exactly be the point of another HUB or point to point flying? Their value is their HUBS which took decades and billions to develop. Doing any flying not related to them is almost always going to be an unwise financial decision, they are at least a couple of decades away from coming anywh...

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by WorldFlier
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings could take over Swiss GVA ops
Replies: 33
Views: 3969

Re: Eurowings could take over Swiss GVA ops

I thought GVA was a high yielding destination ?! Well, the last few times I've flown to DME the most convenient and least expensive *A ticket was through GVA. GVA-DME is the earliest morning departure and EWR-GVA has much better upgrade chances than EWR-FRA/MUC/ZRH. The 45 minute connection has bee...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 48994

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

The Russian investigators just reported that the preliminary results of the flight data recorder indicate that 1)last minutes of flight the aircraft experienced substantial variation of IAS and 2)pitot heat was off during the entire flight for all three tubes. You get the picture. https://www.gazet...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS launches its longest ever flight SDF-DXB on 747-8F
Replies: 50
Views: 8945

Re: UPS launches its longest ever flight SDF-DXB on 747-8F

Wow! What a RTW flight! The 747-8F is clearly the champion of boxes and pallets filling nose-to-tail cargo! Your enthusiasm is appreciated, however, the true 'champion' of long-haul box shifting is the 77F. Both FedEx and DHL operate RTW flights, with e.g. DHL operating a CVG-BAH-HKG-CVG rotation, ...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS launches its longest ever flight SDF-DXB on 747-8F
Replies: 50
Views: 8945

Re: UPS launches its longest ever flight SDF-DXB on 747-8F

For trivia sake if anyone is wondering, the new nonstop is part of around the world trip that runs SDF - Dubai - Shenzhen - Anchorage - SDF. Also for those that might not know Dubai is the connection base for much of UPS in India, the Middle East and Africa and this nonstop flight will help free up...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law
Replies: 67
Views: 5929

Re: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law

There's nothing stopping the airlines from negotiating a single set of rules that will meet the requirements in all states. So you'd actually advocate every airline being subject to revising the systemwide terms of their various collective bargaining agreements whenever any town, city, county, or s...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law
Replies: 67
Views: 5929

Re: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law

These companies are choosing to fight it because....greed. Patently absurd. Again, this has to do with flight crews only, as they do not have one unique work location; no one is disputing the various state or even local laws that apply to other employees wherever various companies do business. Absu...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law
Replies: 67
Views: 5929

Re: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law

There's actually a lot more to this; the law circumvents existing CBAs that are intended to ensure all employees are treated equitably. So, a union employee based in WA now has different benefits and protections than an employee in the same union who just happens to be based elsewhere. Another is i...

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by WorldFlier
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: [Speculation] What could AA do with a A321neoLR in the A321T 102 seat config?
Replies: 36
Views: 3801

Re: [Speculation] What could AA do with a A321neoLR in the A321T 102 seat config?

Huh ? PHL is not a "secondary" AA Trans-Atlantic Hub. It's the Primary AA Trans-Atlantic Hub, with significant network connections to support smaller Euro seasonal destinations, such as BUD and PRG, which were just added for 2018 as well as a return to ZRH. It is most definitely a "S...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: [Speculation] What could AA do with a A321neoLR in the A321T 102 seat config?
Replies: 36
Views: 3801

Re: [Speculation] What could AA do with a A321neoLR in the A321T 102 seat config?

I can't see there being a huge ammount of markets AA would fly with that config outside its borders. Its very premium heavy. Plenty of markets to access but not in that configuration. You could say Heathrow but they'd want to use larger aircraft. One word. Yield. Why chase rock-bottom fares to conn...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: [Speculation] What could AA do with a A321neoLR in the A321T 102 seat config?
Replies: 36
Views: 3801

Re: [Speculation] What could AA do with a A321neoLR in the A321T 102 seat config?

I can't see there being a huge ammount of markets AA would fly with that config outside its borders. Its very premium heavy. Plenty of markets to access but not in that configuration. You could say Heathrow but they'd want to use larger aircraft. One word. Yield. Why chase rock-bottom fares to conn...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sukhoi launches 75-seat Superjet shrink, mulls GTF engine
Replies: 39
Views: 5825

Re: Sukhoi launches 75-seat Superjet shrink, mulls GTF engine

It'd be hilarious if the only next-generation 76 seater that got within scope clauses was Russian. Which airline would be first to try the gymnastics necessary to bring that to the US? I think the "Regulatory" environment right now would mean it would be possible. However, what would the ...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tupolev Tu-204 and 757 Side by Side
Replies: 68
Views: 14829

Re: Tupolev Tu-204 and 757 Side by Side

Western bullcrap. Just because something looks like something (and there may have been *some* industrial espionage), does not mean it is a COPY. I think you contradict yourself: if there were no attempt to copy, then why the need for "some" industrial espionage? Just so someone can practi...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tupolev Tu-204 and 757 Side by Side
Replies: 68
Views: 14829

Re: Tupolev Tu-204 and 757 Side by Side

There have been some copies in the past, but the 757 / Tu-204 is not one of them. Most famous is perhaps the VC-10 / IL-62. Looking so very similar, if you remove the paint you really have to look into the details to tell them apart. The most obvious copy however is the B-29 Superfortress / Tu-4, t...

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by WorldFlier
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico's Interjet $$$ problems & Sukhoi fleet
Replies: 102
Views: 28373

Re: Mexico's Interjet $$$ problems & Sukhoi fleet

Interjet has a new fleet, great seat pitch, and extras such as free onboard snack or meal and free alcohol. I think alot of their issue was from the few weeks that they had to ground their entire SSJ fleet. I went out of my way to fly a SSJ from LaPaz to Mexico City last year, great experience. If ...

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by WorldFlier
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada 787-9 vs. ATC: Clearance to land only after fourth (!) mayday call
Replies: 200
Views: 36085

Re: Air Canada 787-9 vs. ATC: Clearance to land only after fourth (!) mayday call

.... It's the one former British colony that seems to never have any actual rules they follow. AFAIK, low on fuel is not a valid reason to declare an emergency. That is the rule. That seems like a pretty stupid rule...you know if you are low on fuel you probably should get preferential treatment to...

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by WorldFlier
Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Economics of 20 to 40 seaters
Replies: 14
Views: 2480

Re: Economics of 20 to 40 seaters

and it takes 2 pilots to fly a 30-40 seater..or they can fly a 70/ 70+ seater...double revenue potential with same general pilot labor expense. ( as well as pilot availability) Exactly, and engines require maintenance (albeit less than the big ones, but its probably a higher percent of revenue). 1 ...

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by WorldFlier
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2188
Views: 274627

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

medium range of 5,500 to 5,700 miles Doing the math, that's around 4800-4900 nautical miles, so it kinda splits the difference between our 4500 nm vs 5500 nm discussion above. 757-300 sized (3-3) aircraft as the base model as the 797-8 with 757-200 range. "twin-aisle airplane seating 220 to 27...

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by WorldFlier
Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2188
Views: 274627

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

It's very simple. You re-design the 757 in plastic, upgrade the engines and avionics, add FBW and you're done. ;) I'm going to have to agree with this. 757-300 sized (3-3) aircraft as the base model as the 797-8 with 757-200 range. New wings, engines, avionics, more plastic. Print money and haul to...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA one stop Europe routes?
Replies: 25
Views: 4060

Re: EVA one stop Europe routes?

A combination of both. Plus they have to take a huge detour if flying nonstop to Europe anyway (either flying northeast to VVO before turning west or flying southwest to go via HK/Vietnam/Thailand) Why EVA Air and China Airlines can overfly China (through India, Myanmar and then Hong-Kong) on the w...

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by WorldFlier
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK A388 go around from 400ft AGL 8 nm before runway in Moscow
Replies: 116
Views: 29514

Re: EK A388 go around being 400ft AGL at 8 nm off runway

727200 wrote:
Someone gonna get some time off to think bout this.


Was it co-pilot at the controls twice? Finally Captain took over?

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by WorldFlier
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 270
Views: 27279

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

For those who might not use the 'Seattle Times' link, here's what may be the bigger news: 'Muilenburg also said Boeing has decided that 787 order prospects are sufficiently healthy that it can spread the deferred cost of the program over 1,400 planes, up from the current assumption of 1,300.' How i...

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by WorldFlier
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to add 4th daily flight to SYD from 25th March 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 4853

Re: Emirates to add 4th daily flight to SYD from 25th March 2018

CX <<<< EK = QF < SQ ex-SYD No. QR < EY< CX < SQ < EK/QF EK/QF have yet to offer anything below 1000 AUD to Europe or 1300 AUD to London like SQ from SYD. Agreed. EK/QF are pretty consistently the most expensive of the major Kangaroo players across all cabins. If anything the gap is more pronounced...

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by WorldFlier
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland
Replies: 53
Views: 14123

Re: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland

That makes better sense.. They are seasonal...... Andrew Even if they weren't, they'd have no issues in winter either. Great to see that AC will be using the MAX on transatlantic routes other than YYT-LHR. I'd guess they'll use one on YHZ-LHR in winter (while these new Irish routes aren't operating...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to suspend Doha flights
Replies: 20
Views: 8495

Re: Lufthansa to suspend Doha flights

SQ789 wrote:
Why they Suspended flights to Doha, is it because of the Qatari Crisis?


It seems unlikely, but why not cut a marginal route that adds a landing/take-off cycle whilst pleasing Saudi Arabia (Germany is extremely dependent on energy imports).

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by WorldFlier
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to add 4th daily flight to SYD from 25th March 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 4853

Re: Emirates to add 4th daily flight to SYD from 25th March 2018

Some will cheer this but not me, because I am concerned about EK becoming too big and thus dominating their markets. Such control of market share rarely ends well for consumers or competitors. No one mentions SQ with 5x daily or CX with 4x daily, but as soon as anyone says 'ME3'... Neither SQ or CX...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBaltic Launches Q400 Replacement RFP
Replies: 56
Views: 10497

Re: AirBaltic Launches Q400 Replacement RFP

If the world trend continues I believe we will see a move from the Q400's to CS100's as a means to upgauge existing routes. However, if they wish to stay close to the same seating capacity I believe Sukhoi could be in the mix with their SJ100's. The SJ100's seemingly make the most sense in that the...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 26137

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

Ouch for NZ IAH-AKL. Great for SYD. AKL-IAH still serves alot of routes continuing on from AKL that SYD cannot serve. The only thing this hurts is SYD-AKL-IAH because United has no onward connections from SYD. If you want to get to anywhere besides Sydney and want to fly *A from anywhere near Houst...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wealthy and Celebs get their own private $22 Million private terminal in LAX
Replies: 38
Views: 6721

Re: Wealthy and Celebs get their own private $22 Million private terminal in LAX

They will no doubt pay for it, and willingly so. It was definitely a no brainer for LAX. Exactly. This is literally "trickle down economics" where the wealthy are spending their money on literal job creation. Instead of off-shoring or investing at Goldman Sachs, they are putting money to ...

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by WorldFlier
Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wealthy and Celebs get their own private $22 Million private terminal in LAX
Replies: 38
Views: 6721

Re: Wealthy and Celebs get their own private $22 Million private terminal in LAX

They will no doubt pay for it, and willingly so. It was definitely a no brainer for LAX. Exactly. This is literally "trickle down economics" where the wealthy are spending their money on literal job creation. Instead of off-shoring or investing at Goldman Sachs, they are putting money to ...

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by WorldFlier
Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot to acquire additional A350-900 and 777-300ER aircraft
Replies: 45
Views: 12449

Re: Aeroflot Group likely acquire 6 additional 77W

So, taking a page out of United's playbook? Get the 77W at bargain prices to help Boeing bridge to the 777-X! Is the 77W better than a 777-8X since the -8X is designed to go much farther and therefore "more plane" than many carriers like Aeroflot would need? Seeing their longest routes are...

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