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by 5NFGS
Thu May 16, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 56
Views: 7525

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

mr02 wrote:
What's Air Peace's current fleet?


Approx 18 B 737 Classic, 6 ERJ-145 and the aforementioned 777 s

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by 5NFGS
Thu May 16, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 56
Views: 7525

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

"Just need to get the oil contracts"??? :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Thanks for the big laugh of the day... I agree that the big multinationals may not give Air Peace their business on long haul. But the Nigerian government, on the basis of the Buy Nigerian Act and LOS/ABV/PHC/KAN based econom...

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by 5NFGS
Thu May 16, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 56
Views: 7525

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

A lot of people are writing these guys off. Yet it should be noted that they already have a large fleet and a sizeable operation since 2013. Could well be an indicator that they actually know what they are doing. P4 hasn’t gotten any slots yet nor have they hired staff abroad nor obtained office sp...

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by 5NFGS
Thu May 16, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 56
Views: 7525

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

P4 hasn’t gotten any slots yet nor have they hired staff abroad nor obtained office space! Remember their 2 B777s have been parked at LOS for over a year now. Once they publish the schedule for these routes then only it is to be believed. They won’t even last more than six months flying to CAN and ...

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by 5NFGS
Wed May 15, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 56
Views: 7525

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

LHR to Nigeria used to be BA's most profitable routes, I don't know about now but fares were high and there were lots of customers willing to pay them. High cargo loads too. Welcome competition on LON-LOS. Must be a strong market as VS has kept it's presence and deployed it's newest aircraft there,...

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by 5NFGS
Wed May 15, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 56
Views: 7525

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

"Just need to get the oil contracts"??? :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Thanks for the big laugh of the day... I agree that the big multinationals may not give Air Peace their business on long haul. But the Nigerian government, on the basis of the Buy Nigerian Act and LOS/ABV/PHC/KAN based econom...

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by 5NFGS
Wed May 15, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 56
Views: 7525

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

Yep, if they actually proceed with this expansion they will the be the next collapsed Nigerian carrier. These Nigerian carriers just don't seem to get that they do not have the finances, network, nor product to be profitable on long haul routes. JNB and LON will do fine, everything to Dubai and eas...

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by 5NFGS
Wed May 15, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 56
Views: 7525

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

Most likely from its operating base in Lagos. https://mobile.twitter.com/Airlineroute https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D5fkhD5WwAAl7z4?format=jpg&name=medium With 2 772 and 1 773, we'll see what they do... very skeptical on this. Yep, if they actually proceed with this expansion they will the be the...

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by 5NFGS
Wed May 15, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 56
Views: 7525

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

Most likely from its operating base in Lagos. https://mobile.twitter.com/Airlineroute https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D5fkhD5WwAAl7z4?format=jpg&name=medium With 2 772 and 1 773, we'll see what they do... very skeptical on this. 2 773 and 1 772 actually. Plans are being finalized for a 3rd 773 and ...

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by 5NFGS
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1092
Views: 114237

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

unrave wrote:
CaliguyNYC wrote:
DLPMMM wrote:

Finance checking in. Jet will not fly again.


I am in finance in Nigeria.

Having followed the situation, facts, innuendos and of course numbers, I agree Jet will never fly again sadly

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by 5NFGS
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Cape Town the beginning of a return to Africa for UA ?
Replies: 39
Views: 5205

Re: Is Capetown the beginning of a return to Africa for UA ?

Delta flies to Lagos, Dakar and Accra, so there is a market especially from New York. These market could be flown with 767 from Newark so United doesn't have to use a 787 or 777 unless they need capacity for those markets. That a city pair has room for one carrier doesn't mean it has room for two. ...

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by 5NFGS
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 383083

Re: Jet Airways Latest Developments Discussion Thread

3 aircraft left operating.........2 AT72 and a B738. https://flightaware.com/live/fleet/JAI Adios Jet, was a good run when it lasted. An investigation should occur into NARESH GOYAL's behavior though. He had the perfect case for sustaining a world class airline, albeit hampered by uniquely Indian qu...

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by 5NFGS
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 383083

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Jet Airways was always my airline of choice when flying domestically in India. One of the things that upsets me is that I can still go onto their website and book domestic flights as if nothing is wrong. Flights are still bookable (for departure in April) that haven't actually flown for days or wee...

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by 5NFGS
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France increases CDG-SCL to 10x w
Replies: 20
Views: 4806

Re: Air France increases CDG-SCL to 10x w

This made me wonder what UX's schedule was for SCL, and I was surprised to find out they cancelled that route in 2015 . I understand that it's a tough market to crack for them, being a OW hub, but it seems that they aren't putting much effort to become ST's Europe to South America carrier like IB i...

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by 5NFGS
Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that are in trouble.
Replies: 35
Views: 7409

Re: Airlines that are in trouble.

https://www.businessincameroon.com/tran ... t-of-order

While SAA is perennially being bailed out
https://www.theafricareport.com/10484/s ... n-airways/
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In Africa, CamAir Co is under threat due to fleet difficulties
https://www.businessincameroon.com/tran ... t-of-order

While SAA is perennially being bailed out
https://www.theafricareport.com/10484/s ... n-airways/

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by 5NFGS
Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Ceases Operations
Replies: 964
Views: 153170

Re: WOW Ceases Operations

I don't work for an airline yet,but I hope to someday!!
However my belief that fares should be at a level to allow for financially sustainable operations (min. breakeven)

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by 5NFGS
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are Bus Boardings so Common in Europe and so Rare in the USA?
Replies: 188
Views: 20862

Re: Why Are Bus Boardings so Common in Europe and so Rare in the USA?

In my experience, I believe culture and cost are the 2 key drivers to this being so. Deduce from my experience what you may. In America(JFK,DCA,RDU,ATL, IAH) have been jetbridge boarding. I got the Mobile Terminal in IAD In Europe(CDG,FRA,VIE,MAN,BHX) it has always been jetbridge boarding. KLM CityH...

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by 5NFGS
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest domestic flights in the world
Replies: 37
Views: 4999

Re: Longest domestic flights in the world

AirIndia wrote:
What about a flight from London to Falkland islands? was there a flight ever?
LHR-PSY: 7853mi as per gcmap.com


Not possible due to short runway.

There is however a weekly RAF air bridge from Mount Pleasant to Ascension and further on to Brize Norton.

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by 5NFGS
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France-KLM Wants to Change KL CEO
Replies: 134
Views: 17399

Re: Air France-KLM Wants to Change KL CEO

Oh dear, Elbers has done a wonderful job with KL so far, meddlers leave him be!
Monsieur Smith, welcome from Canada.
You were brought to fix the Air France bit of AIR FRANCE-KLM.
Just the Air France bit.

Sincerely,
A Delft House collector in Africa.

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by 5NFGS
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc launches ABV/VIE/AMM/ATH & MIA - April '19 Launch
Replies: 37
Views: 5135

Re: Royal Air Maroc launches ABV/VIE/AMM/ATH & MIA - April '19 Launch

It's all about the connections into CMN. With an arrival of 10:30 AM this allows for ideal connections to the UK/major EU points and the Americas. I live in Abuja and can tell you the zero-dark-thirty arrival time is no issue at all. BA from LHR arrive about 90 mins later and have done so for donke...

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by 5NFGS
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc launches ABV/VIE/AMM/ATH & MIA - April '19 Launch
Replies: 37
Views: 5135

Re: Royal Air Maroc launches ABV/VIE/AMM/ATH & MIA - April '19 Launch

It's all about the connections into CMN. With an arrival of 10:30 AM this allows for ideal connections to the UK/major EU points and the Americas. I live in Abuja and can tell you the zero-dark-thirty arrival time is no issue at all. BA from LHR arrive about 90 mins later and have done so for donke...

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by 5NFGS
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc launches ABV/VIE/AMM/ATH & MIA - April '19 Launch
Replies: 37
Views: 5135

Re: Royal Air Maroc launches ABV/VIE/AMM/ATH & MIA - April '19 Launch

That is a serious zero-dark-thirty arrival / departure in Abuja. I find it hard to believe it'll be popular. It's all about the connections into CMN. With an arrival of 10:30 AM this allows for ideal connections to the UK/major EU points and the Americas. I live in Abuja and can tell you the zero-d...

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by 5NFGS
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair post loss for last 3 months of year..
Replies: 17
Views: 3366

Re: Ryanair post loss for last 3 months of year..

Wow.........tough winter indeed in Europe.
Heaven knows what Q1 holds

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by 5NFGS
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Current status of EK's 777 fleet?
Replies: 33
Views: 5485

Re: Current status of EK's 777 fleet?

Air Peace have plans for 4 ex-EK 777s A6-EMK and A6-EMU have been taken as 5N-BVE and 5N-BUU respectively. They apparently have plans to take 1 more of each type and commence JNB, SHJ, IAH and other routes Honestly I'd rather they not. I'd prefer 777s in the air, not stranded at LOS without engine(...

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by 5NFGS
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Current status of EK's 777 fleet?
Replies: 33
Views: 5485

Re: Current status of EK's 777 fleet?

Air Peace have plans for 4 ex-EK 777s
A6-EMK and A6-EMU have been taken as 5N-BVE and 5N-BUU respectively.
They apparently have plans to take 1 more of each type and commence JNB, SHJ, IAH and other routes

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by 5NFGS
Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR and stairs
Replies: 32
Views: 6561

Re: QR and stairs

I flew LOS-DOH-MAN about 4 years ago with stairs only in DOH

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by 5NFGS
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways launches NBO-GVA-FCO-NBO
Replies: 30
Views: 4228

Re: Kenya Airways launches NBO-GVA-FCO-NBO

As a West African, I have to remind you (albeit filled with shame at the fact) that ET and KQ also represent/carry West and Central African transfer traffic as none of those regions has a carrier in ZRH/GVA/FCO When/why did AZ pull out from LOS? I refer to local carriers. Air Italy(1,3,4,6) operate...

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by 5NFGS
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways launches NBO-GVA-FCO-NBO
Replies: 30
Views: 4228

Re: Kenya Airways launches NBO-GVA-FCO-NBO

For a start, Zurich is connected daily with Swiss. So this market is quite well covered. KQ has not served ZRH for a very very long time. Back then it was very much focused on tourist flow. Since then (mid-nineties), Nairobi has become a big diplomatic hub for Africa with the establishment of the U...

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by 5NFGS
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small plane disappears over English Channel
Replies: 132
Views: 29685

Re: Small plane disappears over chanel

I pray for the best for Emiliano and wish that he and the pilot are found safe and well. Unfortunately he might be 2019's first football/soccer aviation victim. As said earlier, the last 18 months of aviation have been "slightly" unkind to the sport of football. However it makes me questio...

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by 5NFGS
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa CEO Spohr changes his stance on Berlin, wants TXL to be kept open...
Replies: 69
Views: 12052

Re: Lufthansa CEO Spohr changes his stance on Berlin, wants TXL to be kept open...

Why is the new Berlin airport 7 years late? Too many things. I will try a very short description... 1) The whole airport was planned under a conservative government in the 90s, together with the huge german construction company "Hoch-Tief", which had a lot of experience building airports ...

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by 5NFGS
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 11099

Re: West African aviation thread - 2019

https://punchng.com/nama-installs-new-n ... n-airport/
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CATII ILS goes live in Benin. Maiduguri, Minna and Jos being tested
https://punchng.com/nama-installs-new-n ... n-airport/

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by 5NFGS
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 11099

Re: West African aviation thread - 2019

https://punchng.com/on-the-new-airport-terminals/
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Nigeria takes $600 million loan for 4 airport terminals, aims to boost aviation output
https://punchng.com/on-the-new-airport-terminals/

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by 5NFGS
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA celebrates 20 years in LOS
Replies: 1
Views: 395

SAA celebrates 20 years in LOS

https://www.iol.co.za/travel/travel-new ... a-18782289

Amazing, despite the instability and uncertainty in the market never mind at SAA itself
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https://www.iol.co.za/travel/travel-new ... a-18782289

Amazing, despite the instability and uncertainty in the market never mind at SAA itself

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by 5NFGS
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 11099

Re: West African aviation thread - 2019

I checked Air Senegal's Wikipedia page and I noticed that their A319 have 120 seats. Do they have a dedicate business class product onboard? Do they really have that much demand for business class passengers? Also their A339 will 32 seats in business class. To me it seems like too much... unless I ...

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by 5NFGS
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 11099

Re: West African aviation thread - 2019

https://m.facebook.com/flyairpeace/post ... 607888899/


Nice, although I would suggest a little more editing.

They can watch the PR accounts of other airlines and learn IMO.
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waly777 wrote:


Nice, although I would suggest a little more editing.

They can watch the PR accounts of other airlines and learn IMO.

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by 5NFGS
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 11099

Re: West African aviation thread - 2019

Incident Update: Azman Air B735 5N-AIS suffers suspected bird strike at PHC: https://punchng.com/azman-air-lagos-ph-bound-aircraft-engine-malfunctions-mid-air/ http://avherald.com/h?article=4c27d23d&opt=0 NCAA commences investigation: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/01/ncaa-commences-investigat...

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by 5NFGS
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 11099

Re: West African aviation thread - 2019

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/01/air ... a-service/
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Route Update:
Air Peace introduces Freetown and Banjul nonstop, ups Accra frequency:
https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/01/air ... a-service/

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by 5NFGS
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 11099

Re: West African aviation thread - 2019

Does anyone know how’s RAM doing on it’s west and central african routes? I guess their key destinations are Dakar, Accra, Abidjan, Lagos , and Douala but They also serve other big cities such as Kinshasa, Libreville, Brazzaville, Conakry as well as Smaller destinations such as Banjul, Bissau, Coto...

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by 5NFGS
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 11099

Re: West African aviation thread - 2019

Probably to create fleet slack on the A330 fleet for maintenance, or to launch a new route. In Air Belgium's dense config, LOS will soak up the extra seating seeing as the route operates B77W during high season (Summer) It makes sense but surely the frequencies won't be increased! By the way, is 5N...

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by 5NFGS
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 11099

Re: West African aviation thread - 2019

Nigeria Update Akwa Ibom State to launch Ibom Air, acquires CRJ-900 C-FWNK on lease from Avmax Group https://punchng.com/aibom-acquires-three-aircraft-for-ibom-airline/ http://ibomair.com/ Air Peace expands operations to MM II Terminal: https://guardian.ng/business-services/excitement-as-air-peace-b...

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by 5NFGS
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 11099

Re: West African aviation thread - 2019

AF will be sending thier 787 to ABJ instead of A380 For pax, no First Class, but a Best & Beyond cabin instead! Talking about Air France why do they need a leased A/C from Air Belgium? Air France this month is adjusting operations on Paris CDG – Lagos route, where service is operated by leased ...

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by 5NFGS
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH To Lauch FRA - PNQ (via GYD!)
Replies: 3
Views: 1269

Re: LH To Lauch FRA - PNQ (via GYD!)

Privat Air or a regular LH A319?

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by 5NFGS
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways reveals loss for 2017/2018
Replies: 24
Views: 6747

Re: Qatar Airways reveals loss for 2017/2018

QR most definitely is built to be resilient!
Well done and congrats to Akbar and the QR squad.
19% decline in seat capacity but 7% revenue GROWTH s no joke, in this politically tense and fuel expensive situation.

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by 5NFGS
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern plots global growth from Guangzhou and Beijing
Replies: 70
Views: 16219

Re: China Southern plots global growth from Guangzhou and Beijing

https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/280584/china-southern-plots-global-growth-from-guangzhou-and-beijing/ Highlights of the biggest Chinese carrier’s plans disclosed in an interview with China Southern’s president and chief executive Tan Wan Geng at 2018 Guangzhou World Routes: * to ...

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by 5NFGS
Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB
Replies: 53
Views: 10035

Re: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB

Air Peace, a rapidly growing Nigerian carrier has taken delivery of two 777’s, both ex-Emirates, and are poised to expand from their base in Lagos. After the fall of Arik Air’s international operations, Air Peace has been granted clearance by the Nigerian government to expand internationally. They ...

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by 5NFGS
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB
Replies: 53
Views: 10035

Re: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB

More on Air Peace's plans for the future Improving Trans-Africa connectivity: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/why-air-peace-is-leading-connectivity-project-in-africa-onyema/ Deepening travel options in West Africa: http://thenationonlineng.net/air-peace-deepens-regional-operations-with-night-fli...

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by 5NFGS
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB
Replies: 53
Views: 10035

Re: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB

RobK wrote:
I guess the Arik A345 will be getting some new 777 friends in the coming months.


They are all parked together at different storage points on LOS International Terminal.
Of course, the W3 Airbus is in the worst shape and looks like an EXPENSIVE reactivation.

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by 5NFGS
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB
Replies: 53
Views: 10035

Re: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB

Unfortunately this will end up for Air Peace the same way it ended up for Arik Bellview Virgin Nigeria etc I have worked for a Nigerian carrier and was based out of LOS for 3.5 years and the money there is to be made on domestic and regional flights only. For long haul to start making money it will...

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by 5NFGS
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th
Replies: 48
Views: 14419

Re: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th

German efficiency at it's best. Less than 48 hours after engine arrival and she's ferrying home, presumably to resume service All over the world a whole slew of aircraft engine techs are laughing at your comment Two days to do an engine swap? Are you kidding? A good crew could do an entire 747 in t...

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