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by Samrnpage
Mon May 21, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia A332 operated by Onur Air land without nose landing gear
Replies: 9
Views: 1114

Re: Saudia A332 operate by Onur Air land without nose gear

My question here is who pays to fix the aircraft? Onur air or Saudia?

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by Samrnpage
Mon May 21, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-10 Reaches Firm Configuration
Replies: 87
Views: 20590

Re: 737-10 Reaches Firm Configuration

So what is the final config?

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by Samrnpage
Sun May 20, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sukhoi Superjet flight testing, development and production thread
Replies: 7
Views: 1309

Re: Sukhoi Superjet flight testing, development and production thread

Can you confirm if Interjet is finally going to get... 95087 95104 95106 Even 087 seems has finally an assigned rego, XA-DBR. Can you confirm? g77 At the moment 95106 has registration I-PDVZ and 95110 (not in your list but for Interjet in VCE) has reg. I-PDVW I have no news about 95087 Why the I- r...

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by Samrnpage
Sun May 20, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sukhoi Superjet flight testing, development and production thread
Replies: 7
Views: 1309

Re: Sukhoi Superjet flight testing, development and production thread

What exactly does it mean that frames 95167, 95159 and 97016 are for Sukhoi? Are they going to operate them themselves (how?) or are they just white tales looking for a customer? Test planes/show aircraft. With all the new mods and PIPs going on they need aircraft for data as well as to show off at...

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by Samrnpage
Sun May 20, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN news - 2018
Replies: 273
Views: 39691

Re: MAN news - 2018

Almost forgot this... the enhanced BA operation starts this weekend, The 4 aircraft planned for MAN ops this weekend are G-LCYW, G-LCYL, G-LCYS and G-LCYO. It will almost be like LCY as all 4 are scheduied to arrive in a 90 minute period around lunchtime. I'd forgotten about this. If BACF keeps gro...

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by Samrnpage
Sun May 20, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sukhoi Superjet flight testing, development and production thread
Replies: 7
Views: 1309

Re: Sukhoi Superjet flight testing, development and production thread

All signs are pointing to them getting them eventually. I think the parts shortage has been a massive issue for interjet.

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by Samrnpage
Sat May 19, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sukhoi Superjet flight testing, development and production thread
Replies: 7
Views: 1309

Sukhoi Superjet flight testing, development and production thread

I did a search on the forum - I am so sorry if I couldnt find the thread - but to my relocation there isnt a thread like this based on the Superjet. Exactly 10 years ago on May 19 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur the first flight of the first prototype of the SSJ100 aircraft took place, so I thought its about ...

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by Samrnpage
Sat May 19, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow reveals quietest airlines
Replies: 53
Views: 12217

Re: Heathrow reveals quietest airlines

Surprised to see Turkish so low - they operate 737s, A320 family aircraft mainly into LHR - so why is that different to British airways shout haul?

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by Samrnpage
Fri May 18, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's
Replies: 34
Views: 7626

Re: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's

In Europe, A320s are the charter aircraft

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by Samrnpage
Fri May 18, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 328
Views: 52145

Re: Plane down near HAV

edu2703 wrote:
Report says it was a Blue Panorama 734 operated by Cubana with 107 poeople on board going to Holguin


Confirmed now

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by Samrnpage
Fri May 18, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 328
Views: 52145

Re: Plane down near HAV

Copa CM219 has taken off at 1:15pm local time but it nowhere to be seen on radar apps?

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by Samrnpage
Fri May 18, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 328
Views: 52145

Re: Plane down near HAV

Scrap that - its one of Cubanas 737-300/400s

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by Samrnpage
Fri May 18, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 328
Views: 52145

Re: Plane down near HAV

Twitter reporting it was an American flight?

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by Samrnpage
Fri May 18, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS and FedEx in Australia
Replies: 12
Views: 2282

Re: UPS and FedEx in Australia

I guess underbelly cargo with Qantas

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by Samrnpage
Fri May 18, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline livery you miss the most
Replies: 134
Views: 6235

Re: Airline livery you miss the most

Virgin Sun the flying banana! Loved it

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by Samrnpage
Fri May 18, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which airlines are on the waiting list to operate into Heathrow?
Replies: 40
Views: 8063

Re: Which airlines are on the waiting list to operate into Heathrow?

Is Heathrow currently served by any low cost carriers? A-side from Easyjet making their interest in serving an expanded Heathrow known, I can't think of any low cost carriers currently operating to Heathrow off the top of my head (apologies of course if I'm totally wrong) Ben British airways Y clas...

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by Samrnpage
Wed May 16, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL or SY order Boeing 737 MAX aircraft?
Replies: 32
Views: 4283

Re: Will DL or SY order Boeing 737 MAX aircraft?

I see Delta transitioning to an all-Airbus fleet down the line, making the chances that they order the MAX nearly none. The remaining 739s in order may be their last Boeing order. I see the A319 being replaced by the CS300. Within 10 years, this is what the fleet matrix (mainline) could look like: ...

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by Samrnpage
Wed May 09, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What effect would a RNWY extension at OGG have
Replies: 20
Views: 2707

Re: What effect would a RNWY extension at OGG have

Well planes would have more room to take off and land, resulting in potential larger aircraft and potential routes to further away destinations.

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by Samrnpage
Tue May 08, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do engine issues strain future relationships for future models?
Replies: 21
Views: 2510

Re: Do engine issues strain future relationships for future models?

Business is business. Airbus and boeing will use this to get a better deal on the engines next time round. They will get the offerings from the engine manufacturer and do what they always do, a full evaluation and negotiation of what is on offer. Of course apart of the decision making process will i...

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by Samrnpage
Tue May 08, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes
Replies: 239
Views: 18796

Re: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes

Planes are becoming less comfortable as well as more hassle. Trains will 100% take some O/D demand from certain city pairs. However it wont dent connecting PAX who connect at airports.

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by Samrnpage
Tue May 08, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why not so much LCC to Zagreb?
Replies: 9
Views: 1283

Re: Why not so much LCC to Zagreb?

Personally if I was Wizz, Ryanair or Easyjet id wait until Croatia airlines goes under....

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by Samrnpage
Sun May 06, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any A320NEOs flying transatlantic regularly?
Replies: 12
Views: 2134

Re: Is there any A320NEOs flying transatlantic regularly?

No there aren't. I expect we're soon going to see lots of A321's (LR) though. And "plenty" is a bit premature. I can only think of Norwegian and Air Canada as of now. Westjet may also. Well you have Primera Air, Norweigan, Westjet, Air Canada doing Transatlantic, you also have several MAX...

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by Samrnpage
Sun May 06, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any A320NEOs flying transatlantic regularly?
Replies: 12
Views: 2134

Are there any A320NEOs flying transatlantic regularly?

In a friendly debate with a mate, I like the A320NEO more than the 737 MAX, he is vise versa and he brought up a very valid point. There are plenty of 737 MAX's doing transatlantic and very long flights, how come the A320NEO isnt being used over the Atlantic, or from South America to North America? ...

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by Samrnpage
Sun May 06, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group - Why not operating all different group airlines under a single brand name?
Replies: 37
Views: 5942

Re: LH Group - Why not operating all different group airlines under a single brand name?

I hear nationalism so much as a reason not to... yet in Belgium particularly no one cares about Brussels Airlines, only the newspapers made a fuss about LH potentially rebranding Brussels Airlines to EW, every other Belgian couldn't be bothered. The casual passenger (so not ff) can't recall correct...

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by Samrnpage
Sun May 06, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group - Why not operating all different group airlines under a single brand name?
Replies: 37
Views: 5942

Re: LH Group - Why not operating all different group airlines under a single brand name?

Other than the Nationalism that americans dont seem to understand, there are other factors as well like these airlines all have staff unions, each country has different wage laws, different tax percentages and rules to abide by. On top of that each countries pax all work differently with their spend...

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by Samrnpage
Thu May 03, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Is Frankfurt airport aviation geek nirvana?
Replies: 15
Views: 1631

Re: Is Frankfurt airport aviation geek nirvana?

I think I read somewhere that FRA has the most airlines operating out of it in the world.

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by Samrnpage
Thu May 03, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American orders 15 E175s and 15 CRJ900s
Replies: 59
Views: 5695

Re: AA near Deal with Bombardier for new planes (CR9)

Lpbri wrote:
I hate CRJs. E170s are far more comfortable. Doesn't AA management know this?


You tried AA's 737-8MAX yet? They don't care. They know if one person leaves to another airline due to comfort, someone else will fill the seat.

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by Samrnpage
Wed May 02, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: £80 million investment plan for Edinburgh Airport
Replies: 118
Views: 12180

Re: £80 million investment plan for Edinburgh Airport

It looks awful - they had a chance to make a scottish airport stand out and they have failed.

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by Samrnpage
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of Virgin brands in commercial aviation
Replies: 60
Views: 8970

Re: The Future of Virgin brands in commercial aviation

As a younger adult in the UK (23) Virgin doesnt really appeal to any people of my age group. Its too expensive. We fly Norwegian, Ryanair, Easyjet etc.... when me and some mates were booking flights around Europe most of the guys didnt know KLM or Iberia even existed when I asked to check them out. ...

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by Samrnpage
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major order for the SSJ
Replies: 44
Views: 11482

Re: Major order for the SSJ

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... su-448064/



Cheers - how odd.
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Devilfish wrote:
Samrnpage wrote:
Great news for the SSJ - what is the "R" version, is that the new winglets?

Per Flightglobal, it denotes "Russified"..... :smile: .....

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... su-448064/



Cheers - how odd.

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by Samrnpage
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major order for the SSJ
Replies: 44
Views: 11482

Re: Major order for the SSJ

And .. whats the status of the Interjet SSJ100 fleet? Last I knew, the majority of the fleet was parked .. being cannibalized to keep 2 flying. More real quality from Russia. Those airlines in Iran would be better to keep flying their 707s and 727s. What's this got to do with anything ? Someone doe...

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by Samrnpage
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major order for the SSJ
Replies: 44
Views: 11482

Re: Major order for the SSJ

Great news for the SSJ - what is the "R" version, is that the new winglets?

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by Samrnpage
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian to take delivery of 100th aircraft
Replies: 28
Views: 3825

Re: Ethiopian to take delivery of 100th aircraft

Almost as big as Etihad.....

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by Samrnpage
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India 787 - Window panel falls out in turbulance
Replies: 36
Views: 8617

Re: Air India 787 - Window panel falls out in turbulance

Max Q wrote:

No such word as ‘dampening’



It’s ‘damping’



You know when you try to be a smart arse and it backfires? No, I don't actually. But you do. This made me laugh so much, thank you :)

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by Samrnpage
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus considering re-branding CSeries as A200
Replies: 129
Views: 20287

Re: Airbus considering re-branding CSeries as A200

If I were Airbus id rename it, but A210 and A230 doesnt roll off the tongue nicely. What's wrong with "Airbus Cseries 100/300"

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by Samrnpage
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are modern aircraft engines really becoming less reliable?
Replies: 34
Views: 5033

Re: Are modern aircraft engines really becoming less reliable?

Personally i think its a case of the demand for engines is too high meaning these engine manufacturers push the limits to get targets set by the aircraft manufacturers. For example the 737max and A320Neo orders are in the thousanda and to win the order over rival engine makers they over promise and ...

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by Samrnpage
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 111
Views: 12116

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

Scrap that - Champions league.

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by Samrnpage
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 111
Views: 12116

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

Quick question, why is there an Alitalia A330 and A320 at LPL today? AZA8903 and AZA230

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by Samrnpage
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could there be a YVR-VIE nonstop flight?
Replies: 14
Views: 1731

Re: Could there be a YVR-VIE nonstop flight?

Yes! will there be though? No idea.

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by Samrnpage
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 111
Views: 12116

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

BHXflyinghigh wrote:
Air India are adding a third weekly BHX-ATQ on Saturdays from 5/5/18. Air India will now be x8 weekly with x5 BHX-DEL-ATQ and x3 BHX-ATQ-DEL. Apparently it might soon be x10 weekly although not sure which flight gets increased.


Incredible considering how small BHX is as an airport

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by Samrnpage
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?
Replies: 144
Views: 15211

Re: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?

Nah - its already so big. Considering there is a 37million PAX difference (Effectively entire Newark airport in difference) between DTW and Atlanta, Atlanta wont "fall".

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by Samrnpage
Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bitcoin - Could it be the future currency to be used in aviation industry?
Replies: 12
Views: 698

Bitcoin - Could it be the future currency to be used in aviation industry?

Aviation is of course worldwide with its own international laws and regulations. With airlines, Aircraft manufacturers, Suppliers and even PAX using transactions between different countries and currencies, could bitcoin (or cryptocurrencies) be used by airlines and businesses in the aviation world, ...

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by Samrnpage
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top 5 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes for AMS, CDG, FRA, LHR by 2017 pax traffic in comparative light
Replies: 42
Views: 6830

Re: Top 5 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes for AMS, CDG, FRA, LHR by 2017 pax traffic in comparative light

If these are true figures, I am impressed by DOH being in 2 of the 4 airports top 5. Qatar are impressive considering their political and competition factors.

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by Samrnpage
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 195
Views: 30069

Re: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?

I want both the E2 and Cseries to do well, so for me I hope jetblue stick with Embrear and pluck for the E2. Cseries already has Delta and LH group going.

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by Samrnpage
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ
Replies: 518
Views: 58365

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

Why would Embraer Accept this? Something fishy is going on. A get Cseries and B get E2 - sounds like collusion.

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by Samrnpage
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Lisbon Airport
Replies: 83
Views: 11087

Re: New Lisbon Airport

Just because other airports are lousy with their passport control, doesn't mean that it's okay for Lisbon to be lousy as well. The goal should be to offer the travellers the best travelling experience possible, and not to match to the same level as other airports. In my opinion, waiting an hour in ...

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by Samrnpage
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Volga-Dnepr to withdraw from An-124 freighter contract for EU and NATO
Replies: 71
Views: 10706

Re: Volga-Dnepr to withdraw from An-124 freighter contract for EU and NATO

Guys - they will be replaced by Antonov Airlines...... this C5 stuff is just fantasy. They cannot do what the Antonov can.

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by Samrnpage
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger IL-76?
Replies: 19
Views: 4544

Re: Passenger IL-76?

No way it could be double deck, they are surprisingly small aircraft considering how big they look. They are more A321 size. When I was younger I always thought they were 747 size until I actually saw one parked next to a A300 at EMA.

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by Samrnpage
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is BA's Africa Network So Relatively Limited?
Replies: 52
Views: 9618

Re: Why Is BA's Africa Network So Relatively Limited?

It must be that there are other routes that are more profitable for them. I thought BA would expand into Africa more than they have when their 787s started getting delivered but alas maybe not. Maybe BAs a350s might be another story.

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