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by edu2703
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47595

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

Russian Post denies reports that their helicopter was involved in today‘s plane crash, claiming they have no helicopters.

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by edu2703
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47595

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

RT reporting a possible mid-air collision with a Russian Post Office helicopter. Says pieces of helicopter was found on crash site (Unconfirmed)

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by edu2703
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47595

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

https://twitter.com/flightradar24/statu ... 3429860352
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According to ADS-B data, the aircraft was falling with 22,000 feet per minute when the signal was lost.

https://twitter.com/flightradar24/statu ... 3429860352

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by edu2703
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47595

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

Metar weather data for Moscow Domodedovo International Airport

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by edu2703
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47595

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

First images show by Life.ru of what is reportedly the accident scene of Saratov Airlines flight 6W703 near Moscow

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Apparently, there are no survivors

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by edu2703
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47595

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

-3400 fpm before signal loss Image

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by edu2703
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ
Replies: 433
Views: 47711

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

EMBSPBR wrote:
KarelXWB wrote:
Just as expected: a joint venture, and not a takeover.

Nothing official for now.

However, to date the news is causing Embraer shares to rise 7% on B3 - São Paulo Stock Exchange !!!


In addition, it still needs authorization from Brazilian government.

I think they will allow it.

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by edu2703
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 6087

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

See E190-E2 PR-ZFU have departed HLE (St.Helena Island)...seems to be en-route to South Africa Did they do some tests at HLE...or is it just en-route perhaps to SIN? Maybe displaying in Southern Africa first to some prospect clients (Airlink, LAM...?) PR-ZFU is going to Singapore, according to Embr...

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by edu2703
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 6087

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

Someone83 wrote:
Is there any photos from the FAL showing the aircraft to Widerøe being assembled?


Not yet

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by edu2703
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ
Replies: 433
Views: 47711

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

Thanks for the informative post. I wish more people would read it before speculating further outside the bounds of reality. Maybe we'll see an Embraer/Boeing joint project in the future, covering the 100-160 seat market. Here in Brazil, the reactions are more negative than positive. If you see the ...

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by edu2703
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ
Replies: 433
Views: 47711

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

Latest headlines in Brazil: Brazilian President Michel Temer praises Embraer-Boeing deal, but says transferring control to Boeing is out of the question. Founder of Embraer, Mr. Ozires Silva says there is not a takeover negotiation going on. What is being negotiated is a partnership agreement. Boein...

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by edu2703
Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ
Replies: 433
Views: 47711

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

Brazilian President Michel Temer gives ''green light'' for negotiations, but says "In my government, Embraer will never be sold". http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/mercado/2017/12/1945145-temer-da-aval-a-negociacoes-mas-descarta-venda-de-controle-da-embraer.shtml What does that mean? This mean...

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by edu2703
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ
Replies: 433
Views: 47711

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/mercado/20 ... raer.shtml
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Brazilian President Michel Temer gives ''green light'' for negotiations, but says "In my government, Embraer will never be sold".

http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/mercado/20 ... raer.shtml

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by edu2703
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ
Replies: 433
Views: 47711

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

The talks are on hold as the parties await word from the Brazilian government on whether it would sign off on the combination. The government has a so-called golden share in Embraer that gives it veto powers over such a transaction. Embraer is a crown-jewel of Brazilian industry, and it’s far from ...

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by edu2703
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ
Replies: 433
Views: 47711

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

I really doubt the negotiations will go ahead. The grounds are already mentioned in the WSJ article. Embraer is a crown-jewel of Brazilian industry, and it's far from guaranteed the government would sign off; therefore there is even higher probability than in a typical merger negotiation that there ...

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by edu2703
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders
Replies: 52
Views: 18242

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders

Not really, clean sheet design, better engines, the CS100 has everything to win over the Embraer planes, which are plagued with problems. And we can see that on the orders, with various companies phasing out their relatively brand new E-jets, and not even ordering the E-2. And only skywest being th...

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by edu2703
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders
Replies: 52
Views: 18242

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders

Is there a subliminal message in the picture? I'm thinking about those three pyramids. Boeing.... Airbus... and the new kid on the block... Bombardier. :D https://imagr.eu/up/O1dlG_DOlyqjSXUAE3WIG.jpg If you look really closely there is also a small sand-castle, collapsed in the background somewher...

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by edu2703
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders
Replies: 52
Views: 18242

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders

This topic should be about "Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders" and again the coments are about "Bombardier + Airbus = CSALP" ... Just because people aren't talking about Embraer doesn't mean they should stop talking about Bombardier + Airbus. There is nothi...

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by edu2703
Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Incident envolving Embraer KC-390 during a test flight
Replies: 41
Views: 9509

Re: Incident envolving Embraer KC-390 during a test flight

According to AeroMagazine, Embraer found the cause of the accident: http://aeromagazine.uol.com.br/artigo/confirmado-falha-no-voo-de-testes-do-kc-390_3704.html#ixzz4xqJMQjtz The aircraft was doing stall test with artificial ice on the wings. When the pilot pitched the nose up, one of the heavy fligh...

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by edu2703
Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Incident envolving Embraer KC-390 during a test flight
Replies: 41
Views: 9509

Incident envolving Embraer KC-390 during a test flight

On October 12, during a certification program flight, the military transport aircraft KC-390 (PT-ZNF) had an incident not yet fully clarified, when the military aircraft rapidly descended from about 20,000 feet to just over 3,000 feet in less than a minute. According to information provided by a sou...

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by edu2703
Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Irma's Impact on Aviation
Replies: 391
Views: 51551

Re: Hurricane Irma's Impact on Aviation

https://twitter.com/DeFede/status/905965093455843328
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Now, there's a police involved shooting at Terminal J at MIA. Terminal being evacuated.

Source: https://twitter.com/DeFede/status/905965093455843328

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by edu2703
Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca suspends flights to Venezuela
Replies: 84
Views: 9106

Re: Avianca suspends flights to Venezuela

Air France announces that it will suspend flights to Caracas from July 30 to August 1

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by edu2703
Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Confirmed: KSA and allies agreed to extend the ultimatum deadline by 48 hours.

Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Saudia Arabia, UAE to meet in Cairo to discuss Qatar crisis and the next steps on July 05.

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by edu2703
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

https://twitter.com/DrJasimKhalfan/stat ... 8488681472
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777GE90 wrote:
edu2703 wrote:
Rumor: In the next 48 hours:

1. Kuwait to cut ALL ties with Qatar
2. Jordan to cut ALL ties with Qatar
3. GCC to cut ALL ties with Turkey


Very intersting.

Source?

Dr. Jasim Khalfan via Twitter https://twitter.com/DrJasimKhalfan/stat ... 8488681472

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by edu2703
Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Rumor: In the next 48 hours:

1. Kuwait to cut ALL ties with Qatar
2. Jordan to cut ALL ties with Qatar
3. GCC to cut ALL ties with Turkey

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by edu2703
Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

I had been considering going to the Dubai Air Show. Think I will wait 10 days then think again. I do not fancy flying into a war zone. Well, I do not know if the situation will get worse or will continue the same way. I see articles saying that nothing serious will happen, that the chances of armed...

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by edu2703
Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Iran to not allow airplanes operated by Saudi Arabia to cross into their airspace. - RT Arabic

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by edu2703
Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Other Manufacturers News And Orders
Replies: 80
Views: 18685

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Other Manufacturers News And Orders

Embraer Firm Orders:
Undisclosed Airline: 10 E195-E2
FDA: 3 E175
KLM: 2 E190
JAL: 1 E190.
Belavia: 1 E175 and 1 E195

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by edu2703
Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

c933103 wrote:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/qr774#db46448 QR773/774 have been recorded to fly over Mauritanina yesterday... Is there no ban on qatar aircraft by them?


Yes. There is no ban over their airspace.

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by edu2703
Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Some reports says Saudi, UAE, Bahrain airspace now closed for all air traffic to/from Qatar, commercial or private. I'll look for more information on that.

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by edu2703
Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Somaliland cut ties with Qatar and shut air, land and sea access. Somaliland is not internationally recognized and realistically has no way of enforcing a flight ban... Well, Somaliland doesn't have an air force but its army has rocket launchers. It's not known for sure if they can shoot down an ai...

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by edu2703
Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Somaliland cut ties with Qatar and shut air, land and sea access.

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by edu2703
Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's going on with Qatar?
Replies: 72
Views: 4699

Re: What's going on with Qatar?

Senegal, Chad and Niger cut diplomatic ties with Qatar in the last few hours.

Now some sources says Somaliland cut ties with Qatar as well. How many KSA is paying for these countries to cut ties?

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by edu2703
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

http://www.aljazeera.com/amp/news/2017/ ... 50769.html
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If you want information about the crisis, you can follow the Al Jazeera live feed
http://www.aljazeera.com/amp/news/2017/ ... 50769.html

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by edu2703
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Qatar rejects any intervention in foreign policy: minister tells AFP

This means Qatar showed the middle finger to KSA and reject the 10 conditions imposed by them to restore relations.

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by edu2703
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Arab Gulf Crisis continues to escalate. CNN Arabic reports Qatari military placed on highest state of alert. KSA, UAE and Bahrain warned not to enter Qatar maritime borders.

The Gulf Institute reports Qatari emir speech includes his withdrawal from the GCC. Armed forces on high alert.

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by edu2703
Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

I don't think sending troops is a good option for the crisis. Unless Qatar has received threats from other countries or considers that there is a possibility of armed conflict in the region. In this case, sending troops is justifiable. I also read that Pakistan is considering sending troops to Qatar...

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by edu2703
Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Adding fuel to the fire!

Iran's revolutionary guards say Saudi Arabia was behind deadly attacks in Tehran.

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by edu2703
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Djibouti bans Qatar Airways to use its air space.

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by edu2703
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

QTR773 (DOH-GRU) is going directly to GRU. Yesterday's flight made a stop for refueling in Athens.

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by edu2703
Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

QR774 GRU-DOH 13.736 km (8535 mi) 15h15m of flight
Image

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by edu2703
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Sympatizing with Qatar is now a crime punishable by 5yrs jail & 3mil Ryals in Saudi Arabia; 3-15yrs jail & 500K Dirhams in UAE.

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by edu2703
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Saudi Arabia informs Kuwait of 10 conditions Qatar must fulfill within 24 hrs starting from tonight in order to restore relations. why the Circus then? couldnt it have been done before embarassin the place globally. Just guessing: the 10 conditions are probably totally unacceptable on Qatar's side ...

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by edu2703
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Saudi Arabia informs Kuwait of 10 conditions Qatar must fulfill within 24 hrs starting from tonight in order to restore relations.

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by edu2703
Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Mauritania cuts diplomatic relations with Qatar

If they decide to impose the travel ban, GRU-DOH-GRU will become financially unviable.

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by edu2703
Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

More Qatar pressure:
•Jordan strips Al-Jazeera from license, closes offices, lowers diplomatic representation
•Morocco cancels flights thru Doha

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by edu2703
Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Friends in Qatar are stating that this is just some political grandstanding and will be over within a week's time. Either they have blinders on or they know something that we don't know...... I really hope this crisis to be solved as soon as possible. The Trump statement and that KSA revoked all Qa...

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by edu2703
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 146360

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

MileHFL400 wrote:
Is it just me or is there a Qatar Dreamliner flight 1370 over Saudi airspace or is that a Flightradar24 error?


The coverage over Oman is very bad. The position on the map is estimated as if they were heading straight for Doha.

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