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KarelXWB wrote:


Very good looking bird!

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways B737-800 ground collision at JKIA
Replies: 11
Views: 4264

Re: Kenya Airways B737-800 ground collision at JKIA

Perhaps they should start redesigning those tow-truck cabins so as to have rounded and padded edges. Of course,whether it scrapes or bends the surface, the damage is the same. This should take a month to repair and what amazes me is that it happened "amidships": the truck barely missed th...

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France resumes service to Nairobi
Replies: 21
Views: 3855

Re: Air France resumes service to Nairobi

EK does operate 3 daily flights into nbo (they were allowed the increased frequency this month and the 3rd flight launched on 1st july instead of 1st june) Oh wow. I didn't know that it had gone through, there was much fanfare about the refusal to grant additional frequency. This leads me to really...

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France resumes service to Nairobi
Replies: 21
Views: 3855

Re: Air France resumes service to Nairobi

Shul89 wrote:
MileHFL400 wrote:
Man Nairobi seems like a saturated market with KLM and BA already serving daily.

Not forgetting lufthansa and swiss.



Seems like the right strategy though going in with the smallest wide body available

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways B737-800 ground collision at JKIA
Replies: 11
Views: 4264

Re: Kenya Airways B737-800 ground collision at JKIA

It'll buff out..... Certainly looks like it hit quite hard and then scraped against it for a bit. Doesn't look like a quick fix but then again, I'm not an aircraft engineer. How long would an aircraft with this kind of damage be out of service for? Does KQ have spare capacity to cover this plane wh...

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways B737-800 ground collision at JKIA
Replies: 11
Views: 4264

Kenya Airways B737-800 ground collision at JKIA

Rumours that a KQ 737 heading to Johannesburg had to be delayed due to a collision with a tow truck. Any more info on this?

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France resumes service to Nairobi
Replies: 21
Views: 3855

Re: Air France resumes service to Nairobi

Man Nairobi seems like a saturated market with KLM and BA already serving daily.

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by MileHFL400
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 314
Views: 83751

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

6 new orders added for Boeing this week. 4 777 current gen's and 2 B747's. any guesses?

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by MileHFL400
Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old flight info from 1995/1996
Replies: 0
Views: 329

Old flight info from 1995/1996

Dear A.netters,

Would anyone know what type of aircraft I would have flown
1. Nairobi to Cairo on Egypt Air in August 1995
2. Cairo to London on Egypt Air in August 1995
3. Nairobi to Dubai on Emirates in December 1996?

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM's investment and partnership changes in Kenya Airways
Replies: 5
Views: 1912

Re: KLM's investment and partnership changes in Kenya Airways

Frankly I see KLM's influence on KQ waning going forward

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to select the B787-9 and B787-10
Replies: 51
Views: 14026

Re: EMIRATES select the B787-9 and B787-10

The title of this thread is rather clickbaity

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by MileHFL400
Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Lion Air taking on Batik livery?
Replies: 15
Views: 2044

Re: Is Lion Air taking on Batik livery?

As far as i know Batik have been flying to Amritsar for a while now

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 3583
Views: 1147787

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MoKa777 wrote:
KarelXWB wrote:
The A350-1000 got artificial ice shapes installed:

Image
AIB78XL 1/6/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr


Please excuse my ignorance, but ehat does that mean?



Winter is coming.

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by MileHFL400
Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 574
Views: 150550

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Anyone know when Ethiopian is due to get its first?

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by MileHFL400
Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL releases anti-ME3 video
Replies: 196
Views: 20103

Re: DL releases anti-ME3 video

QueenoftheSkies wrote:
Haters gonna hate! Seriously beyond petty for Delta to do this. Especially given their track record, um hello ch.11 bankruptcy. How soon we forget!



Exactly

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing receives Unidentified Order for 20 777X
Replies: 51
Views: 13027

Re: Boeing receives Unidentified Order for 20 777X

100 % SIA. I think the speculation can end here

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by MileHFL400
Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 557
Views: 156446

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

frigatebird wrote:
kimimm19 wrote:
MrHMSH wrote:

The A330 has commonality advantages and lower capital costs.



I would think lower maintenance costs as well...

Actually, this is here the 787 has an important advantage.


I believe so to. Add to the fact that the 787 doesn't suffer from metal fatigue

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by MileHFL400
Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX cabin noise levels?
Replies: 36
Views: 6963

Re: B737MAX cabin noise levels?

Being privileged with free flying at AA, I get to sample some of the world's finest aircraft. The 737-800 is somewhat noisy, especially up front, but well within tolerance. My guess is that engine noise will be quieter on takeoff and landing in the MAX over the NG, but overall wind noise will remai...

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by MileHFL400
Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX cabin noise levels?
Replies: 36
Views: 6963

Re: B737MAX cabin noise levels?

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Bavd wrote:
Maybe we should turn this discussion into which noise canceling headphones are better at handling jet engine cabin noise, sony or bose?
On a more to the point note, you should try a fokker 70 or 100 in cruise at the front of the plane. I found it a delight!


Bose any day of the week mate

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by MileHFL400
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX cabin noise levels?
Replies: 36
Views: 6963

Re: B737MAX cabin noise levels?

Being privileged with free flying at AA, I get to sample some of the world's finest aircraft. The 737-800 is somewhat noisy, especially up front, but well within tolerance. My guess is that engine noise will be quieter on takeoff and landing in the MAX over the NG, but overall wind noise will remai...

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KarelXWB wrote:
Wow Air took delivery of its first A321neo, becoming the 2nd operator of the type.

http://www.airleasecorp.com/press/air-l ... to-wow-air



When is this due to enter service?

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by MileHFL400
Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 557
Views: 156446

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

jesus, the only advantage the A330NEO had over the 787 was shorter delivery times and even that is eroding away. Well done Rolls Royce and Airbus.

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by MileHFL400
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX cabin noise levels?
Replies: 36
Views: 6963

Re: B737MAX cabin noise levels?

So I take it no ones flown the MAX yet?

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by MileHFL400
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX cabin noise levels?
Replies: 36
Views: 6963

Re: B737MAX cabin noise levels?

[*] I must be in the minority these days enjoying the buzz in flight. It almost feels like privacy and it certainly helps soothing me into sleep when I'm tired enough. I'm very excited about the flying the 380 someday but am curious what it'll be like to hear everyone's private thoughts for 11 hours...

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by MileHFL400
Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX cabin noise levels?
Replies: 36
Views: 6963

Re: B737MAX cabin noise levels?

737 max vs A320ceo?

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by MileHFL400
Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX cabin noise levels?
Replies: 36
Views: 6963

B737MAX cabin noise levels?

Dear a-netters, Has anyone here flown a 737max yet that can tell us whether this new plane has a significantly quieter interior than the NG? I know Boeing were claiming 40% lower community noise levels, but does this translate to less noise for passengers? Does this put it on par with the A320neo CE...

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by MileHFL400
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 87191

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

Any chance we ll see SQ firm up their 777X order tomorrow? How about some 787-10 orders? Last day surprises?

On a separate note has the B737-10 made significant inroads on the A321 NEO's market share yet?

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by MileHFL400
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 87191

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

Can someone kindly clarify something regarding Qatar Airways B737MAX order? Did they firm up 20 orders that will reflect on Boeings website? I haven't seen any press releases regarding this order from Boeing or Qatar. Secondly, will they join Qatar's mainline fleet?

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by MileHFL400
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially launches 737 MAX 10
Replies: 353
Views: 50113

Re: Boeing officially launches 737 MAX 10

On a similar note where is Randy Tinseth these days? I haven't seen any updates on his blog in months!

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Other Manufacturers News And Orders
Replies: 80
Views: 18370

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

Well this is getting interesting: Bombardier CEO Alain Bellemare and commercial jet sales chief Colin Bole spotted inside the Qatar Airways chalet. #PAS17 https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/876737832336859136 Is Qatar even in a position to buy anything at the moment considering that they have s...

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by MileHFL400
Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 557
Views: 156446

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

When should we see it installed on an aircraft?

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by MileHFL400
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 668
Views: 136844

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

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

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by MileHFL400
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA sells remaining A310 fleet
Replies: 25
Views: 7761

Re: PIA sells remaining A310 fleet

Well I'm sure at this point QR would be willing to offload some A330's and 787's. PIA could take them off their hands as A310 replacements?

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by MileHFL400
Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 668
Views: 136844

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

persiangulf93 wrote:
Iran could take advantage of this and make its alliance with Qatar stronger! I'd love to see the faces of those GCC hypocrites when that happens...


Me too

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by MileHFL400
Tue May 30, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread
Replies: 171
Views: 11940

Re: African Aviation Thread

Kenya Airways begins taxiing to recovery: Hope has returned at the pride of Africa as Kenya Airways cut their losses by 51 percent in 2017 to hit Sh10.2 billion compared to the Sh26 billion it recorded in 2016. KQ Chief Executive Mbuvi Ngunze says the turnaround strategy the airline has been implem...

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by MileHFL400
Fri May 19, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to cut KLM growth
Replies: 49
Views: 10954

Re: Air France to cut KLM growth

What on earth are AF thinking? Seems to be nothing more than a power play

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by MileHFL400
Wed May 17, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR
Replies: 51
Views: 7378

Re: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR

When is the 5th delivery?

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by MileHFL400
Wed May 17, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways B787-10 Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 9748

Re: British Airways B787-10 Routes

Interesting that no one has mentioned NBO?

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by MileHFL400
Wed May 17, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 574
Views: 150550

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

So who is getting the next frame and when?

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by MileHFL400
Wed May 17, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR
Replies: 51
Views: 7378

Re: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR

All four about to land at THR

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by MileHFL400
Tue May 09, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI will start LAX, DFW & NBO in 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1490

Re: AI will start LAX, DFW & NBO in 2017

The B787 will be too big for NBO

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by MileHFL400
Thu May 04, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways appoints new managing director
Replies: 4
Views: 679

Re: Kenya Airways appoints new managing director

TheGeordielad wrote:
Do Kenya airways still plan on flying to the us?


I believe it is on the cards for Q1 2018

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by MileHFL400
Thu May 04, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways appoints new managing director
Replies: 4
Views: 679

Re: Kenya Airways appoints new managing director

kiramakora wrote:
What was his track record at LOT Polish Airlines?


Well apparently he was the head of LOT when the airlines fortunes changed and profits for the first time in years.

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by MileHFL400
Thu May 04, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways appoints new managing director
Replies: 4
Views: 679

Kenya Airways appoints new managing director

KENYA AIRWAYS appoints Sebastian Mikosz as new managing director replacing Mbuvi Ngunze. The airline has had a rocky few years so good luck to the new guy!

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by MileHFL400
Tue May 02, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will ANA take more 787's?
Replies: 9
Views: 3104

Re: Will ANA take more 787's?

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MileHFL400 wrote:
Will UA and BA buy some to replace B777-200ER's ?

They both have it on order. UA 14x (2018-21) and BA 12x (2019-21).



Hi there, I'm aware of that. Will they order more than what they have already?

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by MileHFL400
Tue May 02, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will ANA take more 787's?
Replies: 9
Views: 3104

Re: Will ANA take more 787's?

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
ALC has 25x on order with 10 so far allocated, all with GE engines (8x Vietnam + 2x EVA). As for the other 15x, there are also provisions for swapping to other 787 models so who knows what the final tally will be.



Will UA and BA buy some to replace B777-200ER's ?

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by MileHFL400
Mon May 01, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will ANA take more 787's?
Replies: 9
Views: 3104

Will ANA take more 787's?

Dear Ladies and gents,

I noticed that ANA have ordered only 3 B787-10's. Is it likely that they will order more ? Will BA/UA perhaps order some more -10's?

On a separate note I know ALC has quite a large order for the B787-10 too, does anyone know who they have placed them with?

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by MileHFL400
Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Q400 Order
Replies: 10
Views: 3616

Re: New Q400 Order

Does that mean the two B737-300s are finally heading for the scrapper? Probably not.If these were to go the aircraft replacing them would probably have a similar seat total e.g B733 142seats Thats not certain. The 737-300s may originally have been acquired on the basis that they were cheap and read...

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by MileHFL400
Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Q400 Order
Replies: 10
Views: 3616

Re: New Q400 Order

Does that mean the two B737-300s are finally heading for the scrapper?

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by MileHFL400
Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and Dr. Dao reach settlement
Replies: 104
Views: 13300

Re: United and Dr. Dao reach settlement

flyingcat wrote:
Dr Dao may end up the loser in the long run. Now he is flush with money and will no doubt be constant TMZ fodder, and as his past has shown he loves sex and gambling. Expect him to be in the news again.


Stop pissing on his parade

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