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by Cunard
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future Norwegian Long Haul flights
Replies: 30
Views: 4294

Re: Future Norwegian Long Haul flights

I've always been rather surprised that Norwegian have never started LGW to BWI as I always imagined that this route would have been announced long before the likes of Austin and Tampa.

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by Cunard
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN news - 2018
Replies: 488
Views: 76612

Re: MAN news - 2018

It's great to see that Manchester Airport has gone with glass enclosed AirBridges compared to the majority of the AirBridges installed at other airports within the United Kingdom that tend to be the fully enclosed version as we've recently seen at Edinburgh. When LHR Terminal 2 was initially being b...

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by Cunard
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Air Canada expansion in the UK?
Replies: 44
Views: 5780

Re: Possibility of Air Canada expansion in the UK?

Air Transat covers Scotland and regional UK airports very well as well as Gatwick. Air Canada should use their new 737 Max planes closer to home, just because they can fly to UK doesn't mean they should. AC covers Heathrow very well using primarily with 787 & 777 airplanes with multiple flights...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair at Luton
Replies: 26
Views: 3079

Re: Ryanair at Luton

Is Luton expanding its facilities so that airlines can add flights? Especially now when FR is adding two B738 there. Are you not aware of the £180 million that's recently been spent on expanding LTN's infrastructure? Nope, hence the question. What is being expanded, the terminal or the parking posi...

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by Cunard
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Flybe is just concentrated on UK isles?
Replies: 14
Views: 2383

Re: Why Flybe is just concentrated on UK isles?

They fly to France, Spain, Holland and Germany but only to and From UK. Why don’t they fly in rest of Europe. EU opend markets for everyone but to me flybe looks like has only concentrated one country with some exemptions. There is bunch of unserved point to point traffic In Europe so why not tappi...

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by Cunard
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 19449

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

Cornwall and in particular the area around Newquay has been popular with the Germans for many years and even more so in recent times due to the fact that one of Germany's top television shows a German speaking period drama set and filmed in Cornwall with a German television crew, it is also shown on...

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by Cunard
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would an A380F Save The Program?
Replies: 30
Views: 4708

Re: Would an A380F Save The Program?

chunhimlai wrote:
NO
FULL STOP


I wish that you could be more realistic with your other posts when replying in a similar way!

So as much chance as your proposed 6 runway super-hub at Exeter Airport.

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by Cunard
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet B787-9 Routes
Replies: 74
Views: 12054

Re: WestJet B787-9 Routes

royroy wrote:
Any talk of MAN starting?


With Air Canada Rouge going daily on YYZ-MAN next summer I can't see Westjet starting anything!

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by Cunard
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TW Connie being moved from ME to NY to become bar at TWA Hotel/JFK T5
Replies: 44
Views: 7035

Re: TW Connie being moved from ME to NY to become bar at TWA Hotel/JFK T5

Does anybody know of a way to track this aircraft's progress down I-95 from Maine to New York? I would like to try and see it as it rolls slowly past! For some reason, I can't pull it up on FlightRadar24... I don't think that your be able to track it's progress on FlightRadar24 it's just a shell of...

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by Cunard
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair at Luton
Replies: 26
Views: 3079

Re: Ryanair at Luton

Blerg wrote:
Is Luton expanding its facilities so that airlines can add flights? Especially now when FR is adding two B738 there.


Are you not aware of the £180 million that's recently been spent on expanding LTN's infrastructure?

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by Cunard
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

Quite funny, I have much the same memory of my first flight which was a British Airtours TriStar a few years earlier than yours, although was sitting way down near the U-bend toilets at the back of the cabin. The same publication for the details above has the British Island programme in it. PM me w...

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by Cunard
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OSL is 20 years old today !
Replies: 29
Views: 3564

Re: OSL is 20 years old today !

I always assumed Gardermoen was a brand new airport when it opened. Just now I discover that the first flight on this location already happened in 1912. And that Gardermoen had been used many decades for charter and intercontinental flights before its official opening. So what was exactly new back ...

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by Cunard
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA goes daily in Nashville in S19
Replies: 33
Views: 4712

Re: BA goes daily in Nashville in S19

British Airways being the predominant airline at LHR has a very large slot portfolio to easily accommodate these extra flights, Delta on the other hand can easily rely on fellow Sky Team members Air France/KLM for any new slots although the airline does have it's own to use. The only real opportunit...

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by Cunard
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

It takes absolute seconds to register on Flickr and it's a very worthwhile site to sign up to :-)

On my search I typed in ''Eastern L1011 LGW'' and hey presto the photo came up first time :-)

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by Cunard
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN news - 2018
Replies: 488
Views: 76612

Re: MAN news - 2018

seemyseems wrote:
Does anyone know which airlines will be first to fly from the new pier?


I honestly don't think anyone can actually answer that question, it could be any of the airlines that currently use MAN Terminal 2.

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by Cunard
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

Here is a link to the photo I was referring too in my earlier post although as I have already mentioned this is a new one to me and I will try and locate the others that I have already viewed on Flickr of the Eastern L1011-1 N382EA at LGW which were taken in February 1995 prior to the airline recei...

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by Cunard
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

Thank you and I appreciate the comment, it took me under a minute to find that photo on Flickr and regarding your comment ''I think this photo seals the deal'' well I hope it does especially as some posters were more or less disagreeing with me :-)

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by Cunard
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

I think it was the latter, as LGW was gaining itself as a reputable London gateway at the time with many of the US airlines present, TWA started seasonal JFK-LGW in June 1980 as an alternative to JFK-LHR. Prior to 1980 TWA had operated a seasonal ABC flight JFK-LGW with B707 so they more or less kne...

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by Cunard
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

That photo is dated from 1980, Eastern had initially applied for route authority for Miami to London in 1980 but Air Florida were awarded MIA-LGW instead much to the annoyance of Eastern therefore the deal with Qantas regarding the B742-238B fell through. At the time as in 1980 the DC10 wasn't evala...

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by Cunard
Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

Here is a link to the photo I was referring too in my earlier post although as I have already mentioned this is a new one to me and I will try and locate the others that I have already viewed on Flickr of the Eastern L1011-1 N382EA at LGW which were taken in February 1995 prior to the airline receiv...

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by Cunard
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

Although I'm using my phone at the moment and can't send a link but low and behold I just did a quick search on FLICKR using ''Eastern L1011 LGW'' as my search word and sure enough on the first search I found yet ''another'' photo that I've not seen before showing an Eastern L1011 N382EA at LGW date...

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by Cunard
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

Go to Flickr and search Eastern L1011 at Gatwick and hopefully your see the photos for yourself with the accompanying story. I could not find the photos, I will keep looking. Also, EA leased out planes to Air Algerie and Worldways Canada among others, so I think the date on the photos is key. World...

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by Cunard
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with the best one-seat ride to downtown??
Replies: 93
Views: 3630

Re: Airports with the best one-seat ride to downtown??

It's got to be MME!!! Such a frequent service and really popular with the locals! I'm assuming that was meant as a joke! MME doesn't have it's own train station and the one that's nearby only has I believe one or two trains a week stopping at the station and a report that I read on the Pprune websi...

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by Cunard
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

Yes they did. I flew it on the -500. I also flew it on the 310 when DL still operated the LGW-DTW-CLE tag. When CLE got dropped, it got upgraded to the TriStar. It was part of a 6 day trip for the crews. ATL-LGW-DTW-LGW-ATL Thank you for correcting me as I do appreciate the further information you ...

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by Cunard
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

Houston was one of many destinations not covered under Bermuda II agreement so when Pan Am was awarded IAH to LGW in 1980 it was a Gatwick flight whereas all their other destinations were grandfathered at LHR. Pan Am IAH to LGW started in June 1980 with the airlines newly acquired L1011-500. Airlin...

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by Cunard
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

I'm quite certain that it was a L1011-100 initially at first anyway but they could well have used the L1011-50 at some stage, my logs from that era are well and truly hidden away in the attic so I can't be totally certain just the quite certain. There are several photos of the TWA L1011's at LGW in ...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

Delta never operated LGW to Detroit with the L1011 it was flown with the A310's inherited from the bankruptcy of Pan Am. Yes they did. I flew it on the -500. I also flew it on the 310 when DL still operated the LGW-DTW-CLE tag. When CLE got dropped, it got upgraded to the TriStar. It was part of a ...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747
Replies: 111
Views: 11445

Re: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747

Well considering that a lot of posters are reminiscing their flights on the B747 I'll give in and post mine. Aer Lingus B741 DUB-JFK British Airways B741 LHR-JFK-LHR(2 times) B742 LHR-BOM(one way) LHR-JFK-LHR(4 times B744 LHR-DXB-LHR LHR-HKG LHR-JFK-LHR(8 times LHR-LAX-LHR LHR-MIA-LHR LHR-NRT-LHR LH...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747
Replies: 111
Views: 11445

Re: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747

I would love to sell my soul to fly on a 747! I would have liked to have had an opportunity to fly on an MD11, but I think that ship sailed. :( Well you don't actually need to sell ''your soul'' to fly on a B747 as there are still quite a lot of them flying so just get your credit card out and book...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

by738 wrote:
Peach Air
Air Scandic
Air Ops


I knew there were several others, my mind was all over the place thinking of the actual airlines that I had listed so thanks for adding an additional three airlines to the list :-)

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Anchorage become a low-cost transit hub between Asia and North America?
Replies: 65
Views: 8077

Re: Can Anchorage become a low-cost transit hub between Asia and North America?

Round and around we go... In related news the 757 line is being restarted Exactly and I am definitely under the impression that those that post threads such as this do not use the SEARCH function before starting their own threads. Perhaps those that do so are under the impression that by starting y...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

TW705 LGW 11.00 JFK 13.35 daily ex Wednesday and Friday That's what the 9/83 timetable shows. No TWA flights at LGW in the 4/83, 7/84, 1/85 timetables; in 6/86 LGW-STL was the only one. TWA started JFK to LGW in June 1981 and the route lasted until the end of the summer season of 1983, it was a hig...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Anchorage become a low-cost transit hub between Asia and North America?
Replies: 65
Views: 8077

Re: Can Anchorage become a low-cost transit hub between Asia and North America?

Round and around we go... In related news the 757 line is being restarted Exactly and I am definitely under the impression that those that post threads such as this do not use the SEARCH function before starting their own threads. Perhaps those that do so are under the impression that by starting y...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Anchorage become a low-cost transit hub between Asia and North America?
Replies: 65
Views: 8077

Re: Can Anchorage become a low-cost transit hub between Asia and North America?

Aren't the Chinese carriers acting as the low cost Asian option (and by extension making Chinese airports the LCC hubs for Asia)? ANC lost its value once the Soviet Union opened up its airspace. Tell that to UPS or FedEx or the gajillion cargo operators there :scratchchin: . You have to remember th...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

--ozarkD9s-- R.e. the link to the TWA info flying to JFK - thanks for that as I have not seen that page before, despite using that site. There's not a schedule hidden anywhere is there? (as not an easy site to navigate) --A388-- Great thanks, will do. It took me a while to find this one also.. the ...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

Delta operated L-1011's to CVG, FRA, DTW and ATL from LGW/ Also Air America operated L-1011's out of LGW to BWI Delta never operated LGW to Detroit with the L1011 it was flown with the A310's inherited from the bankruptcy of Pan Am. Air America was a charter airline not a scheduled airline and didn...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 6982

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

--ozarkD9s-- R.e. the link to the TWA info flying to JFK - thanks for that as I have not seen that page before, despite using that site. There's not a schedule hidden anywhere is there? (as not an easy site to navigate) --A388-- Great thanks, will do. It took me a while to find this one also.. the ...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kulula and Comair
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: Kulula and Comair

They have the same ICAO / IATA codes. What sort of relationship do they have ? You could have easily searched that information online literally in seconds, a quick search on Google or at least a look on Wikipedia would have given you an instant answer! Why some posters feel the need to open threads...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DE returning to MSY
Replies: 22
Views: 3503

Re: DE returning to MSY

Condor is as you should know first and foremost a German leisure carrier and part of the leisure orientatated Thomas Cook Group. With just two flights a week on a seasonal only basis to a popular tourist destination such as New Orleans from FRA flying leisure passengers booked with the intregated ca...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: PIA to resume JFK
Replies: 29
Views: 4262

Re: Rumor: PIA to resume JFK

Pakistan should work on becoming Category 1. Then, take advantage of the new ISB airport and utilize it as the primary hub for the airline. I think a daily ISB-JFK and 4x weekly ISB-IAD, ISB-ORD are U.S. routes that could potentially work PIA can choose to operate some key destinations from LHE and...

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad adding fourth LHR service
Replies: 5
Views: 2905

Re: Etihad adding fourth LHR service

SQ789 wrote:
Are they closing the lounge in LHR? It should have been DUB or IAD should have closed before LHR does! Not good for traveler!


There is already a thread discussing this!

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by Cunard
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways to Order New Airbus Airplanes
Replies: 19
Views: 6859

Re: Kuwait Airways to Order New Airbus Airplanes

SQ789 wrote:
rj777 wrote:
When did Kuwait change their livery?

I think during the time when there first 77W arrived!


Which was mentioned on this exact same thread 2 days ago only a few posts before yours :-)

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by Cunard
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air bankruptcy
Replies: 185
Views: 35905

Re: Primera Air bankruptcy

Sad to hear, lets see who can take those A321NEO and Max orders (first one already build) 7163 737-9 Primera Air https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1964/44028490765_2179429420_c.jpg 7163 737-9 Primera Air by 737 MAX Production , on Flickr For the A321neo, there is a rumour that BA are interested in tak...

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by Cunard
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific & Ethiopian Airlines considering to resume Pakistan flights
Replies: 11
Views: 2094

Re: Cathay Pacific & Ethiopian Airlines considering to resume Pakistan flights

raylee67 wrote:
I would imagine the Pakistan flights are quite full for CX. It hangs on it for much longer than many other airlines.


You do realise that CX don't currently fly to Pakistan!

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by Cunard
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB
Replies: 53
Views: 9384

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

British Airways fly to Nigeria from London LHR (Abuja and Lagos) and Virgin Atlantic fly from LHR to LOS and after the recent withdrawal of Med View Airline on LGW to LOS there are currently no Nigerian airlines operating to London so I should imagine that Air Peace would use those B777s on a LOS to...

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by Cunard
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747
Replies: 111
Views: 11445

Re: 50 years ago, the world changed forever

I don't think i've met a single person who didn't know what a 747 was. And that's really impressive. Half of my friends don’t know what a 747 is and only 5 know what a 737 is. You need new friends :smile: You also need to just use one user account (or at least only one per thread). Makes me nostalg...

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by Cunard
Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air launching STN-LJU
Replies: 8
Views: 1327

Re: Wizz Air launching STN-LJU

It has already been confirmed on other aviation websites that STN to LJU isn't happening, it was an error on the WIZZAIR website which has since been rectified. Considering that this has now changed and the fact that WIZZ are not going to operate from STN I feel that this thread has run it's course ...

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by Cunard
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Cargo adjust freighter network - drops cities, only 777F ops
Replies: 27
Views: 5013

Re: Etihad Cargo adjust freighter network - drops cities, only 777F ops

I am talking about the Belgrade-Tashkent segment, I have no idea what's being carried from East Midlands. I clearly explained to you why there are so many cargo flights out of Belgrade to places like Uzbekistan, Afghanistan or Saudi Arabia. SilkWay has at least a weekly flights from Belgrade to eit...

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by Cunard
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Cargo adjust freighter network - drops cities, only 777F ops
Replies: 27
Views: 5013

Re: Etihad Cargo adjust freighter network - drops cities, only 777F ops

I am talking about the Belgrade-Tashkent segment, I have no idea what's being carried from East Midlands. I clearly explained to you why there are so many cargo flights out of Belgrade to places like Uzbekistan, Afghanistan or Saudi Arabia. SilkWay has at least a weekly flights from Belgrade to eit...

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by Cunard
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue transatlantic route
Replies: 55
Views: 9023

Re: jetBlue transatlantic route

Aren't these tedious threads regarding JetBlue and will they or won't they fly Transatlantic getting rather boring now, there has been numerous threads started lately and all with the same replies going round and round like a circle. The OP is a new member and should of done a search for similar thr...

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