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by FlyRow
Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran deals might be in jeopardy
Replies: 54
Views: 7609

Re: Iran deals might be in jeopardy

Planesmart wrote:
ltbewr wrote:
IranianMan123 wrote:
There is almost an attitude in Europe at the moment, because Trump says no, we will.


And that's a wise thing, not only on the airline-part.
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Still a pitty that the A380-Airbus deal didn't come through, did the 747-8 order stay?

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by FlyRow
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran deals might be in jeopardy
Replies: 54
Views: 7609

Re: Iran deals might be in jeopardy

Dont we. Get this story every few months, and in the end (rightly) nothing changes?

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by FlyRow
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which airlines have Airbus and Boeing done custom modifications for?
Replies: 32
Views: 4580

Re: Which airlines have Airbus and Boeing done custom modifications for?

KLM have some Combi B747, I don't think many many more airlines have this in operation. I think EL AL have some special and unique features in many of the planes, mainly self protection. ATR made some modifications on the ATR42-500 for Precision Air, to operate them in unpaved airports, dirt runway...

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by FlyRow
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska cuts ties with AF-KLM
Replies: 42
Views: 7736

Alaska cuts ties with AF-KLM

Flying Blue miles can't be earned on alaska flights starting 30-4-18, Not surprising after Alaska cut ties with Delta/Aeromexico. Alaska moving away from SkyTeam and more and more towards OneWorld. In dutch: https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/2/airlines/alaska-airlines-snijdt-banden-me...

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by FlyRow
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LH/UA AMS-LOS-ORD: Nigeria, Twins, the Slave Trade and a Witch Doctor
Replies: 7
Views: 2120

Re: LH/UA AMS-LOS-ORD: Nigeria, Twins, the Slave Trade and a Witch Doctor

Thanks again for a great report!
Travelling from Schiphol to a airport designed to be like Schiphol (lagos) made me giggle a little!

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by FlyRow
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 353
Views: 64201

Re: CNN: Delta to order 100+ Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Wonder when we will see a Twitter-Rant from a certain person if this comes out..

Great for Delta though!

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by FlyRow
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet announces dozens of new routes for S18 (12/12/17)
Replies: 17
Views: 4012

Re: easyJet announces dozens of new routes for S18 (12/12/17)

No ams, usually you see one or two routes adder there too.

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by FlyRow
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1050
Views: 129113

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

KLM starts flights to Växjö (VXO) in Sweden Starting daily from the S18 timetable. Daily with a E175. KLM's fourth swedish destination and 14th scandinavian destination. Amazing how KL seems to pick up on so many smaller EU destinations. https://news.klm.com/klm-starts-flights-to-vaxjo-vxo-in--sweden/

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by FlyRow
Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation # 7
Replies: 147
Views: 17819

Re: BeNeLux Aviation # 7

KLM starts flights to Växjö (VXO) in Sweden Starting daily from the S18 timetable. Daily with a E175. KLM's fourth swedish destination and 14th scandinavian destination. Amazing how KL seems to pick up on so many smaller EU destinations. https://news.klm.com/klm-starts-flights-to-vaxjo-vxo-in--swede...

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by FlyRow
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation # 7
Replies: 147
Views: 17819

Re: BeNeLux Aviation # 7

The plans for the 2nd terminal on that location are long outdated. I don't know if the runway plans are still up to date. Only the second kaagbaan is still a plan.

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by FlyRow
Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Rare Caspian Airlines MD-83 THR-ZBR (Tehran-Chabahar)
Replies: 6
Views: 3633

Re: Rare Caspian Airlines MD-83 THR-ZBR (Tehran-Chabahar)

Great, looks stunning! Thanks for the report!

Does it say Boeing MD-83 on the safety card :P ?

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by FlyRow
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways, Delta, Japan Airlines in talks with Boeing
Replies: 79
Views: 31079

Re: BRITISH AIRWAYS....DELTA ..AND JAPAN AIRLINES in talks with Boeing.

Why the Caps? It's not that special. Bet you can replace Boeing by Airbus and it would still be true, and the other way round.

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by FlyRow
Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST
Replies: 11
Views: 8266

Re: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST

Wow the soft product looks good. The hard product is mediocre though.

Thanks for the report!

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by FlyRow
Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why so many cargo airlines at these airports?
Replies: 53
Views: 8751

Re: Why so many cargo airlines at these airports?

Maastricht is right in the middle of Amsterdam Paris Frankfurt. Next to the Rurh and located in densely populated western europe. They have the runway and space. So 1+1=2 I suppose.

Liege/Luik is exactly the same (but bigger).

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by FlyRow
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Remote Stands
Replies: 8
Views: 1058

Re: Remote Stands

Are turn-arounds shorter in Europe? You can't turn a plane in 20min, which is common in EU-airports, but you can't do that with a jetbridge. Might also be a culture thing, not to judge or over generelize. But in the US walking is much less common, even for short trips the car is king. In Europe walk...

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by FlyRow
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Survey on budget/low cost airlines
Replies: 13
Views: 596

Re: Survey on budget/low cost airlines

I find the safety question difficult. As the rules (in the EU) are very strict so on that front you don't really experience differences. Finished the survey though!

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by FlyRow
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A journey with KLM to watch 2017 ASEAN Para Games
Replies: 3
Views: 2479

Re: A journey with KLM to watch 2017 ASEAN Para Games

Nice, tons of foto's!

FYI, the safety video is not a animation, they used actual Delft Blue tiles.
In fact, they are made across the street from where I live (20meters), at the Royal Delft Blue Pottery.

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by FlyRow
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brexit and inpact on Airbus (and other pan-Euopean companies)
Replies: 73
Views: 14611

Re: Airbus U.K. Warns of Brexit Risk as China Covets Wing Business

Aah brexit... so much fun.
and another domino topples

I don't think China alone is the problem, French and German divisions would love to consolidate the aircraft construction in one of their plants.

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by FlyRow
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca (Synergy) still studying taking over Inselair
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Re: Avianca (Synergy) still studying taking over Inselair

KLM won't be happy when Avianca starts poking around there.

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by FlyRow
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA to implement 'class system' boarding method.
Replies: 38
Views: 11100

Re: BA passengers to board in order of their ticket price

It's just boarding by travel-class combined with club-tier.
And duh!? you pay more for higher class tickets.

It's brought as a "you pay 50€" and get to board last, "you pay 200€" for the same ticket class and get to board earlier.
It's not that

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by FlyRow
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routes with the most frequencies...?
Replies: 17
Views: 1563

Re: Routes with the most frequencies...?

What is the highest capacity whise? Still Seoul-Jeju I think?

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by FlyRow
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Last true game changer plane.
Replies: 14
Views: 2876

Re: Last true game changer plane.

I supose the A300 was a true game changer as it was the first to prove that a twinjet-widebody was the future. It led to the 767,330,777,787,350.
It wasn't a truely special plane by itself, but did change aviation and the way we look at planes forever.

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by FlyRow
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire the 77L
Replies: 96
Views: 23601

Re: Etihad to retire the 77L

My first thought was Delta.. seems like the second hand bargain they would lay their hands on.

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by FlyRow
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Royal Brunei Airlines
Replies: 7
Views: 679

Re: Royal Brunei Airlines

They don't serve alcohol, if that's important to you, but you can drink your own onboard. If you can get a stopover in Brunei, it's well worth doing for a day or two. Reading isn't your strongpoint is it, read the OP: Before anyone mentions it, I do not drink when I travel, so I don't care about th...

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by FlyRow
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Last airlines to operate more than 20 of each aircraft type
Replies: 7
Views: 610

Re: Last airlines to operate more than 20 of each aircraft type

mehh.. they already have the MAX on order to replace it in the near (10yrs max) future.

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by FlyRow
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Last airlines to operate more than 20 of each aircraft type
Replies: 7
Views: 610

Re: Last airlines to operate more than 20 of each aircraft type

A319CEO A320CEO A321CEO A330-300 737-700 737-800 737-900ER 737-900ER 777-300ER Way to early to say, really, just impossible to tell yet. With the NB's you are talking 20/30 years in the future. Even 20 years ago we couldn't predict what would happened now. 757 / 767 is going to be US3, not that many...

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by FlyRow
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Jet Blue, worth the risk?
Replies: 25
Views: 1701

Re: Jet Blue, worth the risk?

I'm sorry.. JetBlue sounds like the scariest thing in the sky. Wouldn't dare to fly them, they are the only one with delays....

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by FlyRow
Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alex Cruz " vows to make BA a premium carrier again "
Replies: 40
Views: 7997

Re: Alex Cruz " vows to make BA a premium carrier again "

The moment you go BoB on shorthaul you can't call yourselve premium. If they'd gone the SAS route, serving only tea/water/coffee I'd understand, but this is sad, plain sad.

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by FlyRow
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is KLM the only Euro legacy to fly the 737?
Replies: 84
Views: 11627

Re: Why is KLM the only Euro legacy to fly the 737?

RalXWB wrote:
Heaven forbid that the A320 is so succesfull because it is the better plane...No, no, no it is political pressure or timing or the ever so famous Airbus is giving them away for free...


calm down..

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by FlyRow
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is KLM the only Euro legacy to fly the 737?
Replies: 84
Views: 11627

Re: Why is KLM the only Euro legacy to fly the 737?

Luxair as well! Albeit small.

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by FlyRow
Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there more carriers with a solid C product in SA aircrafts(A321eg.)?
Replies: 6
Views: 584

Re: Are there more carriers with a solid C product in SA aircrafts(A321eg.)?

I do think with the introduction with the A321neo with TP and EI we will see more premium cabins in NB's.
The 757's of EI are another example of current premium cabins in NB's, they fly them from smaller irish airports.

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by FlyRow
Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alex Cruz " vows to make BA a premium carrier again "
Replies: 40
Views: 7997

Re: Alex Cruz " vows to make BA a premium carrier again "

george77300 wrote:
8herveg wrote:
FlyRow wrote:
don't do four abreast Biz ..


Do you mean don't do eight abreast in Biz? Surely four would be better?


If they could do 4 abreast biz that would be good. They are currently on 8 abreast!!!


you know what I mean.. :old:

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by FlyRow
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there more carriers with a solid C product in SA aircrafts(A321eg.)?
Replies: 6
Views: 584

Re: Are there more carriers with a solid C product in SA aircrafts(A321eg.)?

With SA I think you mean Single Aisle? I think the term NB (narrow body) is more common. BA already has a fleet of seven? A321 with full flat business class and IFE in Y. They use them for Tel Aviv/Beirut/Moscow and the likes. However they can be substitued by a regular a321 if you are unlucky. TK h...

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by FlyRow
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alex Cruz " vows to make BA a premium carrier again "
Replies: 40
Views: 7997

Re: Alex Cruz " vows to make BA a premium carrier again "

don't do four abreast Biz ..

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by FlyRow
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Business class seat compilation
Replies: 4
Views: 1274

Re: Business class seat compilation

Is the KLM all Paralell diamonds? The 787 seat is extremely different to the others in the fleet.

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by FlyRow
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines serving free alcohol in Y
Replies: 42
Views: 1931

Re: Airlines serving free alcohol in Y

^^
Ryanair and Transavia are LCC's..

I think we have (by a long distance) concluded that every legacy serves food at least on long haul.. and 90% of them on short haul as well.

LCC's and Religous cariers are something else.

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by FlyRow
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What domestic routes could a SST theoretically operate without land overflight?
Replies: 22
Views: 1987

Re: What domestic routes could a SST theoretically operate without land overflight?

What route could a non-existent plane fly on a route which would likely be not-flown as you are burning money on a <800mile flight. In short, no flight is good. If, and that's a big if, a SST takes flight soon, it wont be used on domestic flights. To little time-saving To expensive in comparison to ...

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by FlyRow
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines serving free alcohol in Y
Replies: 42
Views: 1931

Re: Airlines serving free alcohol in Y

I flew KLM this morning 0630 flight from LHR to AMS and they've were serving beer....a bit early but it's 5pm somewhere in the world. Must have been in first or business class. KLM is famous for their corporation with Heineken launching the first on-board beer tap. When this was launched all passen...

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by FlyRow
Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to Leave Skyteam?
Replies: 62
Views: 20449

Re: China Southern to Leave Skyteam?

Swap out Cathay and China Southern with ST and WO... how would that work out

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by FlyRow
Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tupolev Tu-204 and 757 Side by Side
Replies: 68
Views: 13826

Re: Tupolev Tu-204 and 757 Side by Side

^^
The konkordsky , how can you forget!

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by FlyRow
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin Airlift 2.0 starts with 747s, A340s, A330s, 767s - and: Lufthansa presents Berlin-strategy
Replies: 44
Views: 13925

Re: Berlin Airlift 2.0 starts with 747s, A340s, A330s, 767s - and: Lufthansa presents Berlin-strategy

Maybe we will see Transavia trying Berlin out as well. They tried the german market and while not being totally unsuccesfull the MUC is to competitve.

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by FlyRow
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weirdest flights?
Replies: 15
Views: 1821

Re: Weirdest flights?

trijetsonly wrote:
I was always wondering about the purpose of the Air Koryo flight to Kuwait (FNJ-KWI). They used to operate it with a T204 and a technical stop for refueling somewhere.
I think they stopped like in 2015 or something like that but with JS you never know.


Worker/slave/cheap labour - transfer?

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by FlyRow
Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will the 797 be lauched?
Replies: 6
Views: 1102

Re: When will the 797 be lauched?

797 topic #number 7001

all i'm going to say

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by FlyRow
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The UK's longest serving originally named airline ?
Replies: 44
Views: 4073

Re: The UK's longest serving originally named airline ?

Bristow Helicopters is from 1955, oldest i could find in the UK! Otherwise Aurigny if you want a fixed wing airline!

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by FlyRow
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation # 7
Replies: 147
Views: 17819

Re: BeNeLux Aviation # 7

Some route news.

DL will end Newark-AMS, but KLM will add a 3rd daily (except sunday) JFK flight, This willl result in a 5 daily AMS-JFK frequency operated by DL and KLM.
The new frequency willl be with a 787-9, the rest by 777's.

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by FlyRow
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW & Europe
Replies: 22
Views: 4121

Re: LGW & Europe

mainly heavy competition from Easyjet, plus relatively slot constricted airport makes it very unapealling for a lot af airlines I suppose.

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by FlyRow
Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: And now......main line fights back, taking on LCCs
Replies: 25
Views: 8268

Re: And now......main line fights back, taking on LCCs

It's a joke guys..common.. KLM knows the flaws and untruths in this video.

But it get's people talking about them, it's a clever marketing movie, so KLM is happy.

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by FlyRow
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation # 7
Replies: 147
Views: 17819

Re: BeNeLux Aviation # 7

Why will the growth end in November?

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by FlyRow
Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VLM recommence Antwerp-London City
Replies: 3
Views: 799

Re: VLM recommence Antwerp-London City

So weird that they haven't started Maribor-Antwerpen, it's the most forgotton big market in the EU!

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