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by MrBren
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

Ryanair to launch Brest / London Southend twice a week

http://www.air-journal.fr/2018-06-14-ryanair-reliera-brest-a-londres-southend-sa-nouvelle-base-5200220.html

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by MrBren
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: Etihad going to announce to cancel & defer aircraft.
Replies: 164
Views: 37923

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

777X will be the next thorn in the side of Boeing.

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by MrBren
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Football Charters World Cup, Champions, Europa League, etc
Replies: 78
Views: 8918

Re: Football Charters World Cup, Champions, Europa League, etc

The French team is already in Russia, flew Gainjet 737.

Image

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by MrBren
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

XL Airways France adds Jinan link from late-June 2018 XL Airways France later this month is adding new service to China, Subject to Government Approval. The airline plans to operate Paris CDG – Jinan route once a week, with Airbus A330-200 aircraft. First flight is scheduled on 25JUN18. SE520 CDG202...

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by MrBren
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Air France unions plans strike
Replies: 149
Views: 18563

Re: 10 Air France unions plans strike

deebee278 wrote:
It's France, nothing to see here, move on.


Primary French bashing. Otherwise there is something that does not work in the airline industry, too many strikes, too many conflicts and threatens from unions Alitalia, Lufthansa, AF, Brussels Airlines, KLM etc.

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by MrBren
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Air France unions plans strike
Replies: 149
Views: 18563

Re: 10 Air France unions plans strike

I fly with AF once every 2 years in order to save my 500000 flying blue miles. Otherwise I try to avoid them. I will fly AF only when the company will be better managed, with a strong strategy and with unions being involved in the company health instead of fighting with strikes to show their virtual...

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by MrBren
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Air France unions plans strike
Replies: 149
Views: 18563

Re: 10 Air France unions plans strike

This call for strike in June will have a huge impact on the summer bookings hence AF results will be deep red this year. Time when shareholders will leave the boat is coming. I am afraid unions don't care about the company, they just care about their own power. They simply forget that the company be...

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by MrBren
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 658
Views: 164144

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

spannacomo wrote:
UK already left, why should others stay in the EU then?


This is not because one country makes an error due to politician lies that other countries should follow.

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by MrBren
Fri May 25, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

Laudamotion, new company at BVA: Vienna – Paris Beauvais eff 28OCT18 3 weekly

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/278806/laudamotion-adds-vienna-base-in-w18/

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by MrBren
Fri May 25, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 88
Views: 21998

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

I really hate the windows across the brand whatever the company, this ruins everything.

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by MrBren
Wed May 23, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Gives Final Approval to 777X Folding Wings
Replies: 110
Views: 11976

Re: FAA Gives Final Approval to 777X Folding Wings

That is will be very hard to trust such an aircraft.

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by MrBren
Tue May 22, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Makes A Pass On Their B787 Options
Replies: 97
Views: 18976

Re: AC Makes A Pass On Their B787 Options

A330 NEO is far from being dead as claimed on this forum.

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by MrBren
Mon May 21, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

Norwegian leases Hi-Fly A340 for France – US service from May 2018 Norwegian since last week has added Airbus A340-300 aircraft operation on service between France and the US, leased from Hi-Fly. The A340 is scheduled to operate from mid-May 2018 to late-July 2018, on following routes. Paris CDG – L...

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by MrBren
Sat May 19, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH
Replies: 23
Views: 4948

Re: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH

On a per-capita basis, French military spending is 511 euros per person and German military spending is 448 euros per person. Both are well under 2% of each countries' GDP. The evidence clearly shows both the public and private sectors are more efficient in Germany than France. But military spendin...

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by MrBren
Fri May 18, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 658
Views: 164144

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

When a company is ruled by political considerations instead of economical, it eventually crashes.

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by MrBren
Tue May 15, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

IBERIA plans limited-time A350 Paris Orly service in 3Q18 oneWorld member IBERIA last week filed additional intra-European service with its new Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft. The A350 is scheduled to serve Madrid – Paris Orly route once a day, from 27JUL18 to 03AUG18, and from 27AUG18 to 31AUG18. IB34...

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by MrBren
Sun May 13, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

Gulf Air is moving forward its planned Boeing 787-9 service debut to Europe, as the airline filed one-time Bahrain – Paris CDG service with the Dreamliner. The 787 is scheduled to operate on 16MAY18, replacing Airbus A320. GF019 BAH0135 – 0720CDG 789 GF018 CDG1100 – 1810BAH 789 https://www.routesonl...

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by MrBren
Thu May 10, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

WaywardMemphian wrote:
I see at least 3 unions calling for a strike during the olympics, it's what the French do.


Can you please give me the temperature on 25 January 2014?

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by MrBren
Sat May 05, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2_Ghpxa4XE
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Autonomous shuttle at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2_Ghpxa4XE

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by MrBren
Fri May 04, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results
Replies: 82
Views: 7462

Re: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results

Jean-Marc Janaillac has just stepped down.

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by MrBren
Fri May 04, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results
Replies: 82
Views: 7462

Re: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results

AF results are bad indeed. But once again, KL has been saved by AF and nobody can tell if KL could survive alone.

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by MrBren
Wed May 02, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

T2G is not a LCC terminal. This is a terminal for regional flights.Check-in and boarding is very efficient and quick.

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by MrBren
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Air France unions plans strike
Replies: 149
Views: 18563

Re: 10 Air France unions plans strike

I remember JC Corbet, at the head of the pilot union SNPL who then took the lead of Air Liberté, bankrupted and was then found guilty of corruption. I cross fingers AF won't take the same path, Philippe Evain is sadly playing with all AF employees.

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by MrBren
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 88
Views: 21998

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

I particularly like it, a French touch of luxury.

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by MrBren
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus considering re-branding CSeries as A200
Replies: 129
Views: 20500

Re: Airbus considering re-branding CSeries as A200

Excellent move towards a common family.

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by MrBren
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

So you're telling me CDG is going to build a terminal the size of ORY without an RER station and without a CDG express station, just a metro to St Denis. So I guess many people are expected to take the little CDGval to the T2 station. Is this the famed CDG improvisation all over again? Actually CDG...

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by MrBren
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

Metro 17 will get two stations CDG 2 and CDG 4 REB B get two stations CDG 1 / CDG 3 (need to get on CDGVal to reach CDG1) and CDG 2 CDG Express will terminate at CDG 2 I understand that CDGVal route will be modified to add a stop at CDG 4. I have no information related to CDG 2G and its linkage with...

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by MrBren
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

Pobeda adds Bordeaux link from June 2018 Pobeda from June 2018 is extending its network to France, with the launch of Moscow Vnukovo – Bordeaux route. Effective from 02JUN18, Boeing 737-800 aircraft will serve this route twice a week. DP861 VKO0800 – 1130BOD 73H 36 DP862 BOD1210 – 1725VKO 73H 36 htt...

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by MrBren
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

Germania during the month of August 2018 plans to offer charter service from France to Svalbard, on board Boeing 737-700 and A319 aircraft. Based on OAG schedules listing, current schedule shows 2 flights from Paris CDG, 1 from Longyearbyen. ST1022 CDG0915 – 1400LYR 319 10AUG18 ST1022 CDG0900 – 1345...

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by MrBren
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Air France unions plans strike
Replies: 149
Views: 18563

Re: 10 Air France unions plans strike

These unions, particularly the pilot union SNPL, don't care at all about the company. They just ignore that the company can die. They fight together to get more power, this is so childish. There is today an article about AF grounding some 787s because of lack of agreement with SNPL about instructors.

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by MrBren
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

Thanks. Is it known where CDG T4 is proposed to be located? I assume somewhere north of T2? Does T3 even make any sense anymore (IMO no)? CDG 4 should be located as follows (striped area): http://www.leparisien.fr/images/2017/06/21/b71173f6-56a1-11e7-8c88-63d61b3152e8_1.jpg Source: http://www.lepar...

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by MrBren
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

The Grand Paris Express site also mentions a new metro line 17 linking LBG and CDG - do we know how will it be integrated into CDG airport? This really matters, given the disperse and chaotic distribution of CDG terminals. Line 17 will get 2 stations at CDG: CDG T2 (current station where RER B and ...

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by MrBren
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

Some pictures of the new terminal being built at ORY. Check-in area: https://www.usinenouvelle.com/mediatheque/4/5/9/000644954_illustration_large.jpg Shopping area: https://www.usinenouvelle.com/mediatheque/9/5/9/000644959_illustration_large.jpg https://www.usinenouvelle.com/article/reportage-orly-o...

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by MrBren
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

Paris airports March 2018.

CDG
03/2018 - 5 626 025 +6.1%
2018 - 15 588 352 +4.6%

ORY
03/2018 - 2 640 900 +4.1%
2018 - 7 213 123 +1.8%

Total Paris
03/2018 - 8 266 925 +5.5%
2018 - 22 801 475 +3.7%

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Pi5jliulmvtaBpp3MphMicQb6z7_1H7x/view

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by MrBren
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

Here is the rendering of the future Orly railway station.

ImageTroisEmergences-e1521904768371 by **Bren**, on Flickr

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by MrBren
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How huge is Frankfurt airport?
Replies: 61
Views: 10355

Re: How huge is Frankfurt airport?

What is the size in square km of FRA? CDG is 32,38 km2, LHR is 12,14 km2.

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by MrBren
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

CDG will be extended with a new terminal 4. First tranche for up to 10 million passagers will be open for the Olympic games in 2024, the target for this terminal is to be able to handle up to 30-40 million passengers. With this terminal , CDG capacity will be brought to up to 120 million passengers....

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by MrBren
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

However, nothing is said about the Grand Paris Express, the TGV and RER. There was a debate about where to place the future station - on site at the airport or further north, needing a connectiny shuttle or Orlyval. Has anything become of that? Lines 14 and 18 are part of the Grand Paris Express, s...

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by MrBren
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 46
Views: 10294

CDG and ORY are changing a lot

For those interested in all the works (improvements, extensions, CDG Express) in progress at both Paris ORY and CDG airports, please check the complete pdf (in French only for the time being) that can be donwloaded here: http://www.parisaeroport.fr/docs/default-source/groupe-fichiers/groupe-et-strat...

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by MrBren
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

Air France increases Fortaleza service in NW18 Air France in Northern winter 2018/19 season plans to increase Paris CDG – Fortaleza service, set to commence on 03MAY18. The Northern winter season will see the airline’s unit JOON operating 3rd weekly rotation from 31OCT18, with Airbus A340-300 aircra...

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by MrBren
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

LEVEL during winter 2018/19 season is expanding service to The Caribbean from France, with additional frequency added to Fort-de-France and Pointe-a-Pitre. Planned winter schedule as follows. Paris Orly – Fort-de-France eff 08NOV18 Increase from 3 to 5 weekly IB2672 ORY1330 – 1735FDF 332 x136 IB2676...

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by MrBren
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China announces 25% tariff against some US-built planes
Replies: 164
Views: 9212

Re: China announces 25% tariff against some US-built planes

Protectionism always comes back as a boomerang, good luck American workers.

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by MrBren
Thu Mar 29, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 123
Views: 17400

Re: French routes news

Aigle Azur to open Milan Malpensa starting September 2018 once a day, I suppose from Paris Orly. Below here is the new livery by the way. https://www.businesstravel.fr/images/stories/aerien/aigleazur/aigleazurlivree2018-2.jpeg https://www.businesstravel.fr/aigle-azur-mise-sur-le-bresil-la-chine-et-l...

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by MrBren
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 271
Views: 65699

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Aegan airlines to order up to 42 aircraft in the A320neo family: 30 firm and 12 options.

https://www.boursorama.com/actualites/airbus-la-grecque-aegean-airlines-va-commander-jusqu-a-42-appareils-995e7bc2d077b98b05842bac66798a94

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by MrBren
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF-KLM 2018 summer schedule
Replies: 3
Views: 1343

AF-KLM 2018 summer schedule

As a summary: - +4.1% increase in capacity compared to the previous summer season; - A record: 78 new services on the long, medium and short-haul networks; - 314 destinations in 116 countries served by the Air France-KLM group in 2018; - Consolidated partnerships on all continents and an enlarged ne...

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