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by FlyRow
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways Business class meal
Replies: 15
Views: 2798

Re: British Airways Business class meal

^^ Depends.. on a hour flight.. fine. It's not longhaul, and on longer EU-flights (Athens, even Stockholm) you get a warm meal. This is for the really short flights only, like Amsterdam/Paris let's not be drama queens here it's not that bad. Only fun bit is that KLM serves larger sandwiches on hour ...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 - Two VERY Different Views of the Future
Replies: 117
Views: 15828

Re: A380 - Two VERY Different Views of the Future

It could have a second life after all. Lot of big airports are getting fuller and fuller. But it will still be marginal.

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?
Replies: 48
Views: 14201

Re: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?

One of the stated reasons was not that it was more unreliable.. but due to it being really "unknown" it takes longer then the equivalent embraer/boeing/airbus which are way more routine. The routine makes it way quicker, spares more available and more available maintenance crew etc etc......

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airports are at Full or almost Full Capacity?
Replies: 66
Views: 6689

Re: Which Airports are at Full or almost Full Capacity?

A lot of major hubs / airports seems to be at capacity .... my question is why dont more airlines try to fly to medium size airports as a hub and then go from there. WN does it to a certain extent with Dallas Love and Chicago Midway and I am sure their are a couple other examples. Seems more cost e...

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by FlyRow
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Boeing shelve the 797 / NMA ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1233

Re: Did Boeing shelve the 797 / NMA ?

But how. Thousands of threads here down the drain. The horror, the drama

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by FlyRow
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?
Replies: 48
Views: 14201

Re: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?

One of the stated reasons was not that it was more unreliable.. but due to it being really "unknown" it takes longer then the equivalent embraer/boeing/airbus which are way more routine. The routine makes it way quicker, spares more available and more available maintenance crew etc etc......

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by FlyRow
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boarding always on left side of aircraft?
Replies: 15
Views: 933

Re: Boarding always on left side of aircraft?

Use the seach function on this site.. ;)

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?
Replies: 48
Views: 14201

Re: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?

One of the stated reasons was not that it was more unreliable.. but due to it being really "unknown" it takes longer then the equivalent embraer/boeing/airbus which are way more routine. The routine makes it way quicker, spares more available and more available maintenance crew etc etc... ...

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?
Replies: 137
Views: 16717

Re: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?

Could we see some action on Englands upcomming Premiere Air Show

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 106
Views: 12638

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

"Regional Jet" only exists in the minds of management when trying to outsource jobs. Its a marketing term to try to trick pilots into thinking these jobs aren't worth negotiating for. So what you should be asking is "Is the A220 too big to be outsourced?"... same question, more ...

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 106
Views: 12638

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SAS experience question
Replies: 13
Views: 558

Re: SAS experience question

intra-Europe: SAS Economy / cheapest class: coffee/tea/water is free, no food. Buy on Board is available, Entertainment: In Flight Magazines, windows. SAS WiFi has already been installed in 28 aircraft, and by September, around 40 aircraft will have the new high speed WiFi installed. SAS expects the...

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 106
Views: 12638

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

A regional Jet is generally anything smaller than the original 737, DC9 with similar or shorter range, as alternatives to turbo props. The Fokker and BAe 146 were early RJs. The sub-category of 50-seat RJ was developed for scope clause reasons in the US and were more popular here, while the bigger ...

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 106
Views: 12638

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

I think the term "Interregional Jet" comes in to play somewhere when I think of the E190/195-Jets, CRJ-900 / CRJ-1000 and A220. SSJ is in the same boat.

They are all mainline and regional jet, and are both not. I hereby pronounce them "Interregional Jet or IRJ"

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Croatia in the final of the WC, what solo you think that Will occour to aviation?
Replies: 22
Views: 2951

Re: Croatia in the final of the WC, what solo you think that Will occour to aviation?

Having game of thrones in Croatia is a bigger draw than Croatia reaching the World Cup finals. Being cheap, unspoiled and beautifull is way more compelling then any of the above. The tourism growth in Croatia isn't linked to football, it is happening for a long time. lock this topic please, it's po...

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220
Replies: 217
Views: 31287

Re: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220

If the A320-serie could take the window's and litle screens from the A220/CS-serie

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: £80 million investment plan for Edinburgh Airport
Replies: 141
Views: 15168

Re: £80 million investment plan for Edinburgh Airport

While in some way I like open roofs with industrial look (open pipes/cables etc).. The white boarded pillars and walls make it look really really cheap.

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Orders that didn’t happen
Replies: 81
Views: 4479

Re: Orders that didn’t happen

FEDEX and UPS with the A380F

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by FlyRow
Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fun / Interesting flights from Amsterdam or Brussels ?
Replies: 13
Views: 764

Re: Fun / Interesting flights from Amsterdam or Brussels ?

I disregarded RTM, ANR and EIN here as they are not very interesting and the flights there that are are really expensive (LCY flights for example) Are you crazy? Some of the lowest fares in the region are out of Eindhoven. Lately I flew Ryanair from Eindhoven to Pisa and back for peanuts, even whil...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fun / Interesting flights from Amsterdam or Brussels ?
Replies: 13
Views: 764

Re: Fun / Interesting flights from Amsterdam or Brussels ?

This summer (I know I'm late with booking) , really flexible datewisein that as well as I've just finished my thesis and I've got some time before the jobhunt starts. The reason why I can only book now is because of that same Thesis. The SSJ-100 is a really interesting one indeed, connecting to some...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fun / Interesting flights from Amsterdam or Brussels ?
Replies: 13
Views: 764

Fun / Interesting flights from Amsterdam or Brussels ?

Hey guys, I'm thinking of booking a 3-4 flight fun little roundtrip around Europe. Starting in Amsterdam or Brussels. I'm flexible from a starting point as I can reach both airports within an hour or so by train. Does anyone have any tips-suggestions for rare aircraft or fun little airlines from one...

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by FlyRow
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux aviation - 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 11194

Re: BeNeLux aviation - 2018

konkret wrote:
What happened with Nordica/LOT route GRQ-BRU?


never started due too low demand.
Last week it was announced that there won't be another destination in it's place. Instead flight times will be moved so the aircraft can have another midday rotation in Copenhagen before returning to Groningen.

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by FlyRow
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux aviation - 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 11194

Re: BeNeLux aviation - 2018

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by FlyRow
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No UK-UAE LCC Service?
Replies: 39
Views: 3842

Re: Why No UK-UAE LCC Service?

But why does (for example) a AMS-DXB service on Transavia work?
Wouldn't they have the same problem fighting against a double daily A380 (+777 3rd service soon) and I believe twice daily KLM service.

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by FlyRow
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Airbus planes are usually in less premium configurations?
Replies: 9
Views: 1788

Re: Why Airbus planes are usually in less premium configurations?

I found that airlines generally use less premium configurations in their Airbus planes compared to their Boeing ones. In other words I think Airbus have less F and J seats but more Y seats, compared to Boeing planes of similar sizes. For example, CX A350-1000 has 46J/32W/256Y whereas 77W has 6F/53J...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is or was WestJet a low-cost airline?
Replies: 41
Views: 3594

Re: Is or was WestJet a low-cost airline?

"My bad" is not the same as "my mistake." "My bad" contains an apology as well as an acknowledgement. "My mistake" does not necessarily contain any apology, only the acknowledgement. I would never say "my bad" myself, because like you I hate the exp...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is or was WestJet a low-cost airline?
Replies: 41
Views: 3594

Re: Is or was WestJet a low-cost airline?

The 787 business class is just like every other longhaul LCC. You get a premium Y chair Slightly better / free food Free IFE In name it might be business, for other airlines it would be a proper premium Y (not the extra legroom only premium Y) Ummmm, how many Premium Y cabins have full lie flat bed...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is or was WestJet a low-cost airline?
Replies: 41
Views: 3594

Re: Is or was WestJet a low-cost airline?

The 787 business class is just like every other longhaul LCC.
You get a premium Y chair
Slightly better / free food
Free IFE

In name it might be business, for other airlines it would be a proper premium Y (not the extra legroom only premium Y)

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by FlyRow
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Countries where the busiest airport is not in or near the capital
Replies: 25
Views: 1239

Re: Countries where the busiest airport is not in or near the capital

Istanbul IST and Istanbul SAW, Antalya AYT are all three way busier then Ankara ESB. 63.7million / 31.3 million / 25.9 million compared to 15.8 million --------------- Lagos Airport is busier then the airport of the capital Abuja. 4.3 million compared to 6.3 million of the first airport. -----------...

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by FlyRow
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Avoid Flying With Hainan Airlines
Replies: 18
Views: 1780

Re: Avoid Flying With Hainan Airlines

Can we close the topic? The topic opener doesn't respond and everyone agree's it sounds like the flight crew did a good job.

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16780

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

Wow... the stereotypes are ramped here...
Would we have the same discussion if we had a Cristian Airline, Orthodox Airline or Buddhist Airline?

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by FlyRow
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight and Airline?
Replies: 98
Views: 2568

Re: First Flight and Airline?

1998, AMS-TUN on Tunisair, full food and drinks service on board.
Believe the aircraft was a 737-500!

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Major Hub Connection Rarity
Replies: 13
Views: 816

Re: Major Hub Connection Rarity

The odd's are pretty low. But the practice of a FO /Captain/Crew to continue on another flight isn't rare at all. Usually (in EU-LCC's at least) it s in the same plane. But the odd's of: same FO/captain , samen gate, different plane + you noticing are really low. But that's more due to the amount of...

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by FlyRow
Wed May 30, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sukhoi: CR929 fuselage to have nine-abreast seating
Replies: 50
Views: 9848

Re: Sukhoi: CR929 fuselage to have nine-abreast seating

Could be nice to break the duopoly, then again, I'll see it fly first before making a judgement. It's easier to design a aircraft, then to build/sell/make profit.

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by FlyRow
Sun May 27, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Without Citywing, who is the current frontrunner at IOM?
Replies: 12
Views: 1455

Re: Without Citywing, who is the current frontrunner at IOM?

I would say easyjet, but can't back it up with frequencies. Especially with FlyBE ending a lot of flights in early june.

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by FlyRow
Tue May 22, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ATH to AMS airline question
Replies: 27
Views: 2010

Re: ATH to AMS airline question

Keep in mind that Aegean allows you to check in on line 48hours before your flight. About getting around in the islands better and cheaper option is to use the local buses. The same tour company who arranges your excursion to Delphi also has a very nice day cruise that takes you to three different ...

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by FlyRow
Fri May 18, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's
Replies: 34
Views: 7878

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

No (some people try) stupid questions. What I guess.. The a320 serie is kind-off newer in the US, charter airlines usually/often use older or second hand planes. When they started the A320 was to expensive to buy, while the 737-300-400 was readilly available. When you start with 737 and you want to...

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by FlyRow
Fri May 18, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's
Replies: 34
Views: 7878

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

No (some people try) stupid questions. What I guess.. The a320 serie is kind-off newer in the US, charter airlines usually/often use older or second hand planes. When they started the A320 was to expensive to buy, while the 737-300-400 was readilly available. When you start with 737 and you want to ...

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by FlyRow
Tue May 15, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that offer menus in Economy?
Replies: 22
Views: 1448

Re: Airlines that offer menus in Economy?

Last time KLM and KQ (guess where my flight whent) did it on there IFE , can't remember if it had a paper menu.

Emirates had it on my flight as well in 2014.

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by FlyRow
Thu May 10, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did any legacy major airline ever NOT have F/C/Y (one C was established)
Replies: 12
Views: 1025

Re: Did any legacy major airline ever NOT have F/C/Y (one C was established)

From what I can tell, NW did not really have a first class that was beyond what they eventually offered in business class. Basically, I do not see where they had anything like TW where they would have had a first class, an Ambassador class and an economy class. It's possible the first class seats b...

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by FlyRow
Wed May 09, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did any legacy major airline ever NOT have F/C/Y (one C was established)
Replies: 12
Views: 1025

Re: Did any legacy major airline ever NOT have F/C/Y (one C was established)

Yes KLM did. C and Y I thought KLM was the first, or one if the first, to offer the C product while keeping F. KLM had a period when they operated Business, Royal Class and Economy. However soon after the NW-venture they introduced World Business Class and the F-product was removed. **check, I foun...

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by FlyRow
Tue May 08, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A week’s trip to Mallorca+BMW i8 Roadster drive PMI-AMS-DEL return HV/Y KL/J Part 2 (w/pics)
Replies: 4
Views: 1550

Re: A week’s trip to Mallorca+BMW i8 Roadster drive PMI-AMS-DEL return HV/Y KL/J Part 2 (w/pics)

thanks for the report!

The peter-pan livery is a homage to a Transavia-based semi-charity which offers assistance for handicaped, sick and disabled children/youth so that they are able to enjoy a holiday as well, which they wouldn' t be able to do by themselves.

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by FlyRow
Tue May 08, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Edinburgh
Replies: 60
Views: 10875

Re: Emirates announces Edinburgh

wow...big surprise here... not.

Good for Edinburgh.

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by FlyRow
Fri May 04, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: They fly there??
Replies: 44
Views: 2813

Re: They fly there??

^^
Good connections with GOL, won't be that bad.
On it's own it would never have happened, now GOL has a base there offering connections.

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by FlyRow
Fri May 04, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: They fly there??
Replies: 44
Views: 2813

Re: They fly there??

All VLM flights from Maribor... why the **** do they fly from there.... it's not Vlaanderen (flanders) from te V-lm and is also a really weird destinations for any flight...

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by FlyRow
Thu May 03, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What to expect on KLM's HKG-AMS-HAM-AMS-HKG, AMS-JFK-AMS? KLM is a top airline?
Replies: 21
Views: 2314

Re: What to expect on KLM's HKG-AMS-HAM-AMS-HKG, AMS-JFK-AMS? KLM is a top airline?

Don't expect a red-carpet service, with attendants bowing or treating you like a king, that is not the Dutch way. Its a "act normal, thats strange enough style" It's a personal, direct, interested and with a smile service. If you understand me! On EU flights you usually get a sandwich in e...

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by FlyRow
Wed May 02, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of JS?
Replies: 13
Views: 829

Re: Future of JS?

I've heard they will launch the 797, it's the perfect plane for everyone, for North Korea as well. OT: The hypocracy if they would allow this, and make a fuss about the Iran deal... I wouldn't bet or wait for any kind of aircraft going to N-Korea soon from the western world. We've seen these reproch...

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by FlyRow
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM or Garuda? Who flew this route?
Replies: 19
Views: 2883

Re: KLM or Garuda? Who flew this route?

But was it Garuda's own plane, or the one I posted. With the combi-livery.

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by FlyRow
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes
Replies: 34
Views: 4524

Re: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes

The Max-10 requires a extra flight attendant. The Max5-200 can be worked by three attendants I believe if they only fill 199 seats of the plane. The FR planes are configured with 197 seats. Above 200 you need a attendant, which would cost Ryanair extra personel. I wouldn't expect the Max-10, unless...

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by FlyRow
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes
Replies: 34
Views: 4524

Re: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes

The Max-10 requires a extra flight attendant. The Max5-200 can be worked by three attendants I believe if they only fill 199 seats of the plane. The FR planes are configured with 197 seats. Above 200 you need a attendant, which would cost Ryanair extra personel. I wouldn't expect the Max-10, unless ...

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