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by c933103
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries Milestone: LCY-JFK Nonstop
Replies: 54
Views: 8702

Re: CSeries Milestone: LCY-JFK Nonstop

LGA-STN service is already offered by certain company...

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by c933103
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "First phase" of ARJ21's "operation demonstration" completed.
Replies: 8
Views: 1433

Re: "First phase" of ARJ21's "operation demonstration" completed.

ah, it said that from the start of service at June 28, 2016 to March 6, 2017, the ARJ21 have transported almost 6,000 passengers between Chengdu and Shanghai.

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by c933103
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern 2017 Expansion
Replies: 5
Views: 1366

Re: China Eastern 2017 Expansion

Further info from replies of original post - They're still thinking about LHR or AMS from XIY - As CDG-KMG-SYD is doing pretty well (which is also why they're planning to open KMG-MEL too) so they also want to launch a flight to western europe from XIY. - the PRG flight will also help test the deman...

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by c933103
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries Milestone: LCY-JFK Nonstop
Replies: 54
Views: 8702

Re: CSeries Milestone: LCY-JFK Nonstop

On top of all that, Immigration/CBP at Shannon now goes home before one of the BA flights arrives, which I understand forces the PAX to immigrate at JFK. Which erases that "perk". I don't think the 318 can do LCY-JFK nonstop given LCY's toy runway. Hence the tech stop in SNN continues, in...

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by c933103
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Samsung to revive Note 7 as a refurbished device
Replies: 7
Views: 251

Re: Samsung to revive Note 7 as a refurbished device

IIRC it is going to be available in emerging market only

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by c933103
Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA reportedly investing in China Southern Airlines
Replies: 60
Views: 8438

Re: AA reportedly investing in China Southern Airlines

better slot at PEK might be valuable but they're probably going to need at least a few months to finish all these talks and procedures while the new airport at Beijing is scheduled to open in year 2019 which is only two years away and at the time it probably can pick a more convenient time at that t...

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 441
Views: 24803

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

United's PR can probably do better than simply telling people they are united pass traveller by for example saying what does that mean and why the airlines have different expectation to them instead of throwing a link out to let people read about it and expect people to actually read and understand ...

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BNE-Norfolk Island both in Australia but International flight
Replies: 18
Views: 2186

Re: BNE-Norfolk Island both in Australia but International flight

Are flights from Auckland to Cook Islands Rartonga international?

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 40
Views: 1004

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the ballance

The major problem it seems is deforestation. They've lost two thirds of their forests over the past century, because people keep cutting them down for firewood and to clear farmland. That's just ignorance and poor land management. But cutting trees isn't a bad thing at all. And desertification is f...

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 operations to Casablanca
Replies: 9
Views: 2728

Re: Emirates Announces A380 operations to Casablanca

Is this mainly serving people going from Casablanca or the other way round?

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why not more LCCs to Hawaii?
Replies: 45
Views: 4602

Re: Why not more LCCs to Hawaii?

There're Korean LCC flying to HNL as well

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by c933103
Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 40
Views: 1004

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance

Yep, and when the economy goes up & standards of living improve each person's carbon footprint skyrockets, which means 5 million Nigerians of tomorrow may very well pollute as much as 10 million Nigerians of today. This is why economic growth and improved standard of living aren't a real soluti...

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 40
Views: 1004

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance

People should have only as many children as they can feed. The population model around the world throughout the history is the same, people keep producing lots of baby due to their low survival rate, and then as economy get up and baby survival rate go up as well as the burden required to feed baby...

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 40
Views: 1004

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance

state-run aid... that remind me what China is doing there and China does seems to be doing great over there, although it is also pointed out that they are doing it for resources as well as strategic and tactic benefits. At this rate, China could possibly win Africa over from the hand of the west.

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?
Replies: 71
Views: 9241

Re: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?

Is RDU the only airport that is busier/bigger now than during it's hub years? Or does BNA and SJC also fall into that category? MFM was a hub that act as a major transfer point for passenger travelling between Taiwan and mainland China with more than half of traffic being transfer. The maximum annu...

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can the A350-1000 live up to Airbus’s expectations?
Replies: 34
Views: 9058

Re: Can the A350-1000 live up to Airbus’s expectations?

Is the 25% comparing against 9-ab or 10-ab? If that's for 9-ab then you can take 11% off from the 25%

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 40
Views: 1004

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the ballance

So, according to what I was reading, the cause of this particular famine is because of farmland being destroyed during civil war. In this case, it is useless to argue it's better to teach people how to fish instead of hand them a fish, as they already have their own agricultural foundation but that ...

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?
Replies: 71
Views: 9241

Re: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?

KIX and NRT?
ANC was a large hub for NE Asia-Europe and Asia-America passenger flight which it currently no longer act as this role however I won't describe it as fail as it is just a relatively natural progression
Anyone familiar with the situation of Bahrain International Airport?

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Electoral College in the US - extreme example
Replies: 38
Views: 763

Re: The Electoral College in the US - extreme example

The argument against the electoral college is all votes should count equally. For the sake of illustration I am going to paint both a simple yet extreme and unrealistic example: The United States population is 300 million where 80 million people live in NY, 80 million people live in CA, and the oth...

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20million people, their lives hang in the balance
Replies: 40
Views: 1004

Re: 20million people, their lives hang in the ballance

Seems like from the establishment of the country of South Sudan all the news we've heard from it are those that similar to this.....what's the current political situation there?

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senate Votes On Internet Privacy Rules
Replies: 9
Views: 277

Re: Senate Votes On Internet Privacy Rules

Does the revertion of the regulation allow ISPs to use customer browsing data for providing targetted advertisement? Does it allow ISPs to provide usage-based browsing experience package?

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by c933103
Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Birdstrikes
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: Birdstrikes

Would the concorde that's flying higher than normal planes less likely to get hit by birds?

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by c933103
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Brand Update Announcement 3/23
Replies: 236
Views: 19237

Re: Alaska Airlines Brand Update Announcement 3/23

probably AS need to spend more money into advertisement to shows it is not a large mega corps and instead is a small virbant growing business.

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by c933103
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is Hot & High Not an Issue Any More?
Replies: 14
Views: 2575

Re: Is Hot & High Not an Issue Any More?

Yes, look at this as an example: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1353123&p=19306251 And I recall somewhere on the forum there's a post quoting comment from certain aircraft manufacturer that said the other aircraft manufacturer have captured ME3's market thus they need to ...

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by c933103
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price
Replies: 22
Views: 4393

Re: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price

To break the selling chain Bombardier should have built a 80 seat cs series to compete with the e175. (Commonweality) making this whole series more attractive. And also the cs500 competing better with Airbus and Boeing. I also think bombardier has enough capibilities to build a mom model too. Boein...

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by c933103
Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan vs. OneWorld
Replies: 18
Views: 2766

Re: Hainan vs. OneWorld

How does the reported interest of AA taking a stake in China Southern effect HU joining Oneworld? I do believe Oneworld and CX do need a mainland China partner. Does HU or CZ bring more to the table. My bet HU with all it's stakes in various airlines in China might be the better fit. Your thoughts?...

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by c933103
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian next gen regional jets design missing winglets
Replies: 4
Views: 868

Re: Russian next gen regional jets design missing winglets

The question most often asked about the design, Budaev said, is why the MC-21 doesn’t have winglets, given the design’s emphasis on efficiency. The high-aspect-ratio composite wings obviate the need for them, he said, the same reason the composite Boeing 787 has no winglets.

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by c933103
Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One route aircraft
Replies: 52
Views: 8324

Re: One route aircraft

BawliBooch wrote:
I think the OP meant one particular aircraft dedicated to a route and not aircraft TYPE.

AI deploys its 3 remaining 77L's to SFO & LHR flights.

If a particular type is dedicated to a route, then aircrafts within that type used by the company would most likely fit the description too

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by c933103
Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "First phase" of ARJ21's "operation demonstration" completed.
Replies: 8
Views: 1433

"First phase" of ARJ21's "operation demonstration" completed.

http://sichuan.scol.com.cn/ggxw/201703/55855984.html http://sc.people.com.cn/n2/2017/0317/c345167-29872151.html News date: 2017 Mar 17. It is said that there are already two ARJ21 deployed into airline operations and its commercial operation is carried out safely and smoothly with load factor up to ...

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by c933103
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: REX airlines and its future
Replies: 17
Views: 1898

Re: REX airlines and its future

How about like Indonesia's new turboprop?

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by c933103
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London-Paris electric flight 'in decade'
Replies: 27
Views: 2716

Re: London-Paris electric flight 'in decade'

...I believe there are not going to be any significant revolution in battery in near future...
And 300 miles is just about the distance of ITM-HND, less than BOS-IAD, I wonder how many routes in such distance would actually need a 150 seater....

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by c933103
Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 373
Views: 32032

Re: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries

Aren't flights from Abu Dhabi/Riyadh/Jeddah to US precleared? Those precleared flights are still affected?

And in some reports it said US3 are not affected as they fly to none of those airports, but I think they do fly to some?

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by c933103
Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One route aircraft
Replies: 52
Views: 8324

Re: One route aircraft

BA's 318 between LCY and JFK?
ANA's 737-700ER for its Indian premium route?
747SP as used by many airlines?
all those concordes?
South Korean Jin Air's 777 to HNL?
ANA's 380 to HNL?

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by c933103
Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1
Replies: 125
Views: 22854

Re: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1

given the delivery time... is that the time when 2nd generation GTF supposedd to be available?

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by c933103
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 707/727 shared production line?
Replies: 1
Views: 335

Boeing 707/727 shared production line?

I was reading an old magazine page from https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1969/1969%20-%203199.PDF which said 727 production have been integrated into 707's production line, and thus it would be economical to produce a few 707s, would the reverse be true? As in, historically the last 707...

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by c933103
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK-based airlines told to move to Europe after Brexit or lose major routes
Replies: 81
Views: 11683

Re: UK-based airlines told to move to Europe after Brexit or lose major routes

Ryanair is UK? Not ireland? Article seems somewhat researched. Except they categorize Ryanair as a UK airline. Ireland, where they based, is not planning to exit the EU. So it would mainly effect UK domestic routes. However, in the end we might end up with a open skies solution anyway, or some other...

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by c933103
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines interested in Boeing MOM concept.
Replies: 530
Views: 51289

Re: Airlines interested in Boeing MOM concept.

come to think of it if this airframe's EIS is supposed to be 2025 then it would be more or less similar to that Chinese-Russian widebody. Although that's China and Russia we are speaking about, but if they can indeed amazingly deliver what the market want at the capability that is not too far differ...

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by c933103
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines interested in Boeing MOM concept.
Replies: 530
Views: 51289

Re: Airlines interested in Boeing MOM concept.

would it be possible to merge technology from 787 onto 767 for mom? As the 767 is still in production

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by c933103
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price
Replies: 22
Views: 4393

Re: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price

Are you talking about their listed price?

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by c933103
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sukhoi Developing 120-Seat Superjet
Replies: 9
Views: 2759

Re: Sukhoi Developing 120-Seat Superjet

so they downsized from the previous SSJ-130 NG proposal?

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by c933103
Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 338
Views: 43983

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

If the A380 can accommodate more passengers, Then some Very Short Haul Flights might make economic (if not Enviromental sense, less polluting, pulling 1,000 cars off the road) sense. A Rush hour automobile commute time of 2.30 hrs on 60 miles distance brought down to 20 mins. (with special security...

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by c933103
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Costa Rica - London by 737
Replies: 20
Views: 5276

Re: Costa Rica - London by 737

A couple of years ago, someone figured out how to get from Auckland to London (I think it was) purely on LCC -- obviously it wasn't a single type all the way, but every flight was a narrowbody flight. I think if you work it out carefully, you can actually fly around the world on narrowbodies. Is th...

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by c933103
Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 373
Views: 32032

Re: Royal Jordanian banning electronics in cabin on US flights

According to AP: "The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and most other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday.... "A U.S. official told The Associated Press the ban will...

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by c933103
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Being For EAS But Against Subsidized Gulf Carriers Really Hypocritical?
Replies: 19
Views: 1880

Re: Is Being For EAS But Against Subsidized Gulf Carriers Really Hypocritical?

Come to think of it, yes some governments might have spent money in subsidizing their carrier and make them able to provide lower fare than others so as to attract visitors to visit or transit in their country, but it is what the government attempts to do in order to better their position. Thus, it ...

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by c933103
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Medium Sized 4-engine aircraft
Replies: 36
Views: 3035

Re: Medium Sized 4-engine aircraft

- 4* A320 engine : DC8-70/A340
- AN-70TK?
- Dash 7?

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by c933103
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Only one ship left to search for MH370
Replies: 57
Views: 8413

Re: Only one ship left to search for MH370

Does anyone know what if any military hardware was used in the search? I'm amazed that with all the subs from the U.S., China, Japan and others, there was no finding from the worlds military? I have no idea what it was, but when I was a kid the Navy put something called Pave-Paw out near our home i...

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by c933103
Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fuel consumption table
Replies: 25
Views: 2236

Re: Fuel consumption table

btw, can op provide some of the major resources being used to generate thee op's table? Would like to know the condition being made when yielding such table Here you can find the latest version with some fixes https://www.fs.fed.us/fire/contracting/helicopters_cwn/helicopters_cwn.htm Unless I misse...

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by c933103
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fuel consumption table
Replies: 25
Views: 2236

Re: Fuel consumption table

btw, can op provide some of the major resources being used to generate thee op's table? Would like to know the condition being made when yielding such table

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