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by OA940
Tue May 22, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 to Athens
Replies: 21
Views: 4646

Re: Emirates A380 to Athens

Emirates has been flying to Athens for almost three decades and has an extremely strong brand recognition there. From what I remember, they have been interested in sending it there for quite some time now but there were issues with ATH. That said, the time is right for Athens to consider a terminal...

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by OA940
Tue May 22, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zambia Aiways to relaunch Oct.24th 2018 with Emb-195 or CSeries
Replies: 20
Views: 2791

Re: Zambia Aiways to relaunch Oct.24th 2018 with Emb-195 or CSeries

I hope it's the CS, and with that launch date it looks all the more likely tbh. I assume this deal has been going on bts for a while now.

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by OA940
Fri May 18, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 357
Views: 56112

Re: 737 down near HAV

I hope there are more survivors soon. RIP to all who perished.

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by OA940
Fri May 18, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?
Replies: 51
Views: 12086

Re: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?

BN727227Ultra wrote:
OA940 wrote:
THEY'LL ORDER 135 IL-96'S AND LAUNCH SERVICE TO SKG FROM HHH!!!


lolol! To go with the MHK-FRI service using 69 A380s?


420 times daily!

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by OA940
Thu May 17, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?
Replies: 51
Views: 12086

Re: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?

THEY'LL ORDER 135 IL-96'S AND LAUNCH SERVICE TO SKG FROM HHH!!!

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by OA940
Thu May 17, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which airlines are on the waiting list to operate into Heathrow?
Replies: 40
Views: 8130

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

JetBlue May want to be at LHR if/when TATL operations start (Although LGW/STN is more likely at this time). Unless B6 is getting widebodies, I don't see them "wasting" LHR slots on 321's TATL. How is it any different than the LHR slots AC and WestJet use on narrowbodys? I think the 321 wi...

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by OA940
Thu May 17, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordavia adds maiden 737 NG
Replies: 0
Views: 181

Nordavia adds maiden 737 NG

http://www.rusaviainsider.com/russias-nordavias-first-aircraft-addition-nine-years/ https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/67241-russias-nordavia-adds-maiden-b737-700-eyes-800s Nordavia has just added its first 737-700 from AerCap. The aircraft was a former Aeromexico aircraft, and will be joined b...

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by OA940
Wed May 16, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 220
Views: 58547

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Will Air Tanzania take theirs on time? Have there been any more deliveries in April/May? This is getting ridiculous. What's the holdup for?

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by OA940
Wed May 16, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Global 7000 as CRJ-700 replacement?
Replies: 11
Views: 3458

Global 7000 as CRJ-700 replacement?

I was wondering how feasible would it be to have a Global 7000 (with shorter range to help get its MTOW closer to the CRJ-700 and its takeoff distance around there too) as a replacement for the CRJ-700? Could it theoretically work? The two planes have about the same dimensions so in terms of capacit...

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by OA940
Mon May 14, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian to launch ADD-BRU-MAN from December
Replies: 22
Views: 4382

Re: Ethiopian to launch ADD-BRU-MAN from December

Makes sense that they'd connect two ''second tier'' cities together in Europe to fill up a 787. ET has been playing in very smart for the past few years.

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by OA940
Mon May 14, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL May Launch new (Long-haul) LCC by 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2529

Japan Airlines to start new Long Haul Low Cost airline

http://www.aviation24.be/airlines/japan-airlines/japan-airlines-to-launch-a-new-low-cost-long-haul-airline/ Not much info is known as of now. The new LCC business will specifically feature international routes with medium to long-haul flights and will aim to provide customers with new options when t...

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by OA940
Mon May 14, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the A350 so expensive?
Replies: 141
Views: 24837

Re: Why is the A350 so expensive?

Only the 78J competes with the 359 directly. A combination exists. Airlines chose the 359 and 789 as the popular ones because they have a perfect capacity and long range. The 78J is too short range over the 359 and airlines will only get to use it on shorter flights (less than 10 hours). The 789 how...

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by OA940
Sun May 13, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines A333 knocks tail off Turkish Airlines A321 at IST
Replies: 111
Views: 23037

Re: Asiana Airlines A333 knocks tail off Turkish Airlines A321 at IST

The way that wing cut that makes me think it should consider a career in surgery if this whole plane thing doesn't work out for it.

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by OA940
Sun May 13, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PVG poised to become a global super airport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3080

Re: PVG poised to become a global super airport?

''in line with China's ambitious scheme for Shanghai to become a top global city for global competition and cooperation, the municipal government has rolled out equally ambitious plans for the city's flagship airport PVG'' Isn't PVG (and Shanghai as well) already a major global hub? Since when don'...

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by OA940
Sun May 13, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees
Replies: 63
Views: 10283

Re: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees

For those who may say this is ''third world stuff'': You know who else held fake degrees? The pilots of a certain Learjet in Central America. If you don't remember, ask 2008 Mexico City. And your point is?... That Mexico is first world, low on curruption? My point is that this isn't just something ...

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by OA940
Sun May 13, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Allahu Akbar on a TK flight, and a sad end
Replies: 12
Views: 8451

Re: Allahu Akbar on a TK flight, and a sad end

Seriously this whole story seems like something you'd come up with on 8th grade it's so ridiculous

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by OA940
Sun May 13, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees
Replies: 63
Views: 10283

Re: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees

For those who may say this is ''third world stuff'': You know who else held fake degrees? The pilots of a certain Learjet in Central America. If you don't remember, ask 2008 Mexico City.

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by OA940
Sun May 13, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PVG poised to become a global super airport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3080

Re: PVG poised to become a global super airport?

''in line with China's ambitious scheme for Shanghai to become a top global city for global competition and cooperation, the municipal government has rolled out equally ambitious plans for the city's flagship airport PVG'' Isn't PVG (and Shanghai as well) already a major global hub? Since when don't...

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by OA940
Sun May 13, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shades drawn
Replies: 32
Views: 2807

Re: Shades drawn

I've actually never had that. I have no clue as to why they'd do it as well. Quite the contrary on Aegean actually. I wanted to close my shade on approach to ATH (home airport, flown there about 30 times from all approaches, and in the middle of August Greece isn't ideal in terms of sun) and the FA ...

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by OA940
Wed May 09, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Corporate Jet ACJ321LR, Scheduled ?
Replies: 34
Views: 4367

Re: Airbus Corporate Jet ACJ321LR, Scheduled ?

Okay, so I would like to ask another "interesting" question. Is Boeing going to launch NMA Business Jet? Considering the NMA hasn't even been launched as a pax plane yet you may wanna wait a bit lol But eventually, I do believe so. Especially considering that if the pax plane can reach 50...

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by OA940
Wed May 09, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi
Replies: 161
Views: 15354

Re: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi

I'm praying this works, but at the same time I won't hold my breath. Since WOW wants to fly to up to 5 destinations in Asia, I would expect them to order some 787's to be able to reach those destinations

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by OA940
Tue May 08, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to Initially Base 787-10 at EWR
Replies: 51
Views: 8956

Re: UA to Initially Base 787-10 at EWR

Honestly it is the perfect plane for TATL. Flights from the East Coast of the US and Canada to Europe are just the thing the -10 was designed to do, and it can replace smaller 789s and some 359s so they can utilize their range better. UA in particular could use the -10 to replace all of its old 772'...

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by OA940
Tue May 08, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet and the 787
Replies: 110
Views: 16363

Re: WestJet and the 787

At this point people would claim everything that has a straight line near the tail a Qantas ripoff lmao

Idk how much it'll work out for them, but the interiors are spectacular! The livery is amazing too. FINALLY SOMEONE KNOWS HOW TO REBRAND!!!

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by OA940
Tue May 08, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Edinburgh
Replies: 60
Views: 10679

Re: Emirates announces Edinburgh

Can they take off at full load on that runway? I think an expansion is long overdue at EDI.

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by OA940
Mon May 07, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could a major airline ( like AF) actually go under ?
Replies: 74
Views: 11695

Re: Could a major airline ( like AF) actually go under ?

Continental, Northwest, Pan Am, TWA, Eastern, Sabena, Olympic, several versions of Alitalia. The list goes on and on. But not AF. They're making profit as far as I know.

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by OA940
Sun May 06, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: Etihad going to announce to cancel & defer aircraft.
Replies: 138
Views: 27795

Re: RUMOUR: Etihad going to announce to cancel & defer aircraft.

I suspect the 777X will go. Maybe part of the A350 order, but I honestly doubt it'll entirely vanish. Maybe they'll cancel one variant entirely (probably the 35K but hopefully not) and keep the other. I could also see them cancelling or deferring part of the 787 order, possibly the -10, which would ...

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by OA940
Thu May 03, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Airlines To Miami By Next Year?
Replies: 51
Views: 5206

Re: Japan Airlines To Miami By Next Year?

With all due respect, MIA is mostly a tourism destination, how can a nonstop to Tokyo be justified? There are lots of excellent one-stop connections with a short stop that is almost exactly under the flight path, like Chicago. It seems to me that Airliners.net is full of threads discussing MIA to S...

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by OA940
Wed May 02, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea 717 Fire at OVD
Replies: 23
Views: 3839

Re: Volotea 717 Fire at OVD

16/09/17 - V7 1716 - right engine issue on takeoff, plane landed back on departure airport 14/07/17 - V7 1779 - left engine issue on takeoff, subsequent right engine overheat, plane landed back on departure airport 24/08/16 - V7 1603 - landing gear issue, plane grounded and flight cancelled 19/03/1...

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by OA940
Tue May 01, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is this even Legal (close flying)
Replies: 27
Views: 5561

Re: Is this even Legal (close flying)

That's a Learjet. I remember that one since AC used it for their new livery photoshoot. It's a formation flight. And it's definitely legal considering you have to get all kinds of special permits to do one.

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by OA940
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines Orders 10 x Q400's
Replies: 14
Views: 4651

Re: Ethiopian Airlines Orders 10 x Q400's

Let's hope someone else orders more.

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by OA940
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran - Boeing deal
Replies: 188
Views: 22257

Re: Iran - Boeing deal

What about Airbus? They are supposed to give IR their first 35K and 339 this year. And I assume that they would also start delivering them A321's and A330-200's too again. Any info on that?

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by OA940
Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 17976

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

Idk how much of that is true, and I'm not judging AA until we have hard evidence, but if the defibrillators didn't work properly that kinda seems like a major oversight.

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by OA940
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 90
Views: 9064

Re: Major Airline (Delta) Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

Seriously why would anyone make this up? Just admit you're a delusional fanboy if you wanna take DL's side. But how would you feel if it was YOUR family member there? My guess would be furious.

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by OA940
Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Embaer "M-Shaped" Yoke
Replies: 4
Views: 1349

Re: Embaer "M-Shaped" Yoke

If that's an M then it's having a really bad day.

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by OA940
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ‘Sad ending’ for 2 DL 747's in the desert
Replies: 37
Views: 12467

Re: ‘Sad ending’ for 2 DL 747's in the desert

Well if you put it like that Stonehenge is just a pile of rocks, 9/11 is just a date and democracy is just a word. I mean I don't find the appeal in Stonehenge anyway, but I can get why some do. Same goes for a plane. Some people, who are given the title ''enthusiast'', like them. A lot. Like very m...

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by OA940
Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways/Air Italy decline paint job of first A330 into new livery, first 737MAX8 painting revealed
Replies: 76
Views: 20039

Re: Qatar Airways/Air Italy decline paint job of first A330 into new livery, first 737MAX8 painting revealed

That livery looks really good IRL. Also WOW THEY ARE NITPICKY! Do we know routes for the MAX?

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by OA940
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: 2nd Asian airline to ONT
Replies: 43
Views: 5123

Re: Rumor: 2nd Asian airline to ONT

Honestly I doubt it's MU or any of the ''Big 3'' of China. Xiamen or Hainan seems more likely to me. Also does anyone know how the CI flight is doing in terms of load factors and yields? Is it better than LAX? Similar?

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by OA940
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 220
Views: 58547

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

What problem is there? Wiki says Air Tanzania, Gulf Air, Delta and Iraqi are all supposed to take their first aircraft this year. At this rate they won't, and the program really wouldn't benefit from that. Also is there any news on that European order? It's 4 months late, and I really wanna know the...

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by OA940
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Airlines Brand Refresh and New Livery
Replies: 64
Views: 14167

Re: Austrian Airlines Brand Refresh and New Livery

The font is meh, but overall it's quite nice.

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by OA940
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR next long haul type must be able to fly nonstop to Australia/NZ
Replies: 61
Views: 9231

Re: AR next long haul type must be able to fly nonstop to Australia/NZ

The A330-800 could do a SYD-EZE nonstop (not sure about the 900). That said, AR is pretty conservative with its fleet; can't imagine them going for a plane whose future, for the time being, is not a guaranteed success. 6,366nmi? Airbus advertises 6,550 for the A339. I have to think that's within sp...

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by OA940
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Busiest Routes
Replies: 56
Views: 12196

Re: Delta Airlines Busiest Routes

ATL-LGA is pretty high, but how does the whole market look? I assume with JFK and EWR into the mix there surely are more passengers than on the MCO route.

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by OA940
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New standing "seats"
Replies: 50
Views: 5788

Re: New "seats"

First of all if that would get me somewhere with 9 bucks I'd try it out. Second, this is never gonna take off. People will simply go somewhere else. Third, the number of people flying on this would be way more than any certification allows. Aka there would be just a few seats like that, possibly to ...

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by OA940
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 195
Views: 30102

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

I'm thinking a CSeries order (with the Airbus deal and its cockpit layout it should be easier for pilots to transition between types) and a conversion of the majority (if not all) of the A321neos to LR's to go to Europe, and then South America from FLL. I can see them doing BOS-LGW/ORY/AMS first. If...

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by OA940
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes
Replies: 301
Views: 39258

Re: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes

A month ago he was pitching the 787. 3 months ago he was considering changing the entire 66-strong A330neo order to the A350 because it ''wasn't coming soon enough'' and there was a lot of demand. What's going on with Tony?

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by OA940
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed
Replies: 54
Views: 10062

Re: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed

The seat map for the upcoming 787-10 for United Airlines has been leaked. In total it will have 318 seats 44 Polaris seats 21 Premium Economy 45 Economy Plus 208 Regular Economy https://www.ausbt.com.au/united-s-boeing-787-10-to-get-polaris-business-class-premium-economy?utm_source=hero This is whe...

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by OA940
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 220
Views: 58547

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

The CSeries deserves orders. It's an extremely useful plane, and it's comfortable and economical as well. I can't for the love of God figure out why it doesn't have the orders it deserves.

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by OA940
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q400 vs Embraer 175-E2: Death of The Quiet One?
Replies: 29
Views: 5962

Re: Q400 vs Embraer 175-E2: Death of The Quiet One?

It's funny that the E-Jets and CRJ's along with the newer SSJ's, CS and E2's are more comfortable than the 737's and A320's that dominate the market

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by OA940
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Since when does the A330neo have better performance than the 787?
Replies: 67
Views: 10875

Since when does the A330neo have better performance than the 787?

Sorry, but did I miss something? I've seen many claim this, but where's the proof? Sure, it may be cheaper than the 787, but the latter offers better range and its seating layout is more convenient for airlines. If the A330neo was better than the 787 wouldn't the airlines have ordered it instead?

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by OA940
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A380's advantages over twinjets still 'enormous'
Replies: 211
Views: 26773

Re: Tim Clark: A380's advantages over twinjets still 'enormous'

He's right. Because the A350 and 787 are doing much worse than the A380. Yeah lets get #twinjetsareover trending people.

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