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by RacheyFlies
Sat Jan 21, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA CCO Julia Haywood is out
Replies: 52
Views: 10209

Re: UA CCO Julia Haywood is out

So who is the replacement for Julia as a CCO?

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by RacheyFlies
Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 423
Views: 87917

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

So will their former 744 become another cargo airline in the future or its going to be scrapped?

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by RacheyFlies
Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 149
Replies: 229
Views: 20200

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 149

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... f-19jan17/
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ANA will switch its Tokyo-Sydney aircraft with the 240 seater 787-9 from the 215 seater.

Source:

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... f-19jan17/

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by RacheyFlies
Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin acquires 3 more A330s; grows US; routes; ends AA codeshares
Replies: 47
Views: 12429

Re: Air Berlin acquires 3 more A330s; grows US; routes; ends AA codeshares

Going through this production I came across this: 1844 A330-941 Air Berlin RR Trent 7000 Does anyone know if this true? If it is then probably through a lessor? https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Ff2DA4QRsnyx6Og6UREgvDckpdF2Iu7o4Vcj6m7EM_I/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html I don't thin...

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by RacheyFlies
Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada's A330-300 Replacement
Replies: 52
Views: 17430

Re: Air Canada's A330-300 Replacement

The replacement for this type could not happen now, but however my suggestion is their A330 could be replaced by B787-9 if possible or maybe the other types. So when is their 737 MAX will be delivered?

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by RacheyFlies
Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines to reveal new A380 first class suites mid-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 4141

Re: Singapore Airlines to reveal new A380 first class suites mid-2017

I think that I heard that SQ will retired their first A380 after end of 10 year lease. So the first A380 aircraft that will retire is?

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by RacheyFlies
Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carrie Fisher suffers cardiac arrest on LHR-LAX
Replies: 69
Views: 19358

Re: Carrie Fisher suffers cardiac arrest on LHR-LAX

So is she still alive then? I think that many people used to die if they have heart attack or this condition?

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by RacheyFlies
Fri Dec 23, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK187/188 DXB-BCN/BCN-DXB changed?
Replies: 10
Views: 2710

EK187/188 DXB-BCN/BCN-DXB changed?

According to Flightradar24, Emirates flight EK187/188 has been replaced by the Boeing 777 from the A380. But I heard no sign of changes at all. Could anyone tell me if there is a changes please. This has been changed to 77W since 21 December 2016. Source: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/e...

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by RacheyFlies
Fri Dec 23, 2016 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: S7 Airlines to acquires 17 E170s
Replies: 22
Views: 5666

Re: S7 Airlines to acquires 17 E170s

So will they're be leased from other airlines or other companies or purchase directly from Embraer? I'm not really sure about this yet.

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by RacheyFlies
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX ends Riyadh
Replies: 39
Views: 9683

Re: CX ends Riyadh

Does SQ previously served the RUH-SIN route in the past? I think they previously served this route until a long time ago.

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Construction of SIN Changi Airport T4 completed
Replies: 10
Views: 2777

Re: Construction of SIN Changi Airport T4 completed

What about the other LCC like TigerAir, Scoot, Jetstar and others will they stay in their actual Terminal? Also, will there be a lounge open there?

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ/UA SFOSIN
Replies: 27
Views: 9079

Re: SQ/UA SFOSIN

I wonder why SQ doesn't install first suite onboard this flight as this is a very premium heavy flight. Maybe at least 4. Those seats are very heavy. If not mistaken that's why the SQ A345s used on the previous EWR-SIN and LAX-SIN nonstops had no F class cabin. Yea, the A345s had no F cabin, it was...

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways pilot dies because of engine oil fumes incident/accident 6 years ago
Replies: 36
Views: 9125

Re: US Airways pilot dies because of engine oil fumes incident/accident 6 years ago

I thought the death pilot was the one who make an emergency landing in a river near LGA Airport.

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Website Down?
Replies: 23
Views: 2450

Re: Southwest Website Down?

Trying to book some flights here this morning with no success. When I select flights and dates the system times out with an error message! Tried on two additional computers with no success. Any information appreciated For me when I do this In UAE, The site never works too. I've tried it with my new...

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by RacheyFlies
Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR and Boeing confirm order for 14 737 MAX 8
Replies: 16
Views: 3768

Re: AR and Boeing confirm order for 14 737 MAX 8

AR and Boeing confirmed today in Buenos Aires a modification to an outstanding order for 20 737-887. The order has been modified to 14 737 MAX 8 and 6 737-887 NG, of which two have been delivered, one in October and one in November, with a third expected around Xmas day. The first MAX 8 is expected...

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by RacheyFlies
Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will AA finally withdraw their 763s?
Replies: 50
Views: 11114

Re: When will AA finally withdraw their 763s?

AA 763s look so bad (at least in Y). I know AA doesn't plan to refurbish them. When will they be withdrawn? The withdrawn is likely to be in 2020, but somehow they need another consideration to replace it. It's suggested that a 777X or 787-10 or A350-1000 is considered to replace them. UA orders 78...

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by RacheyFlies
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines A320NEO Engine issues
Replies: 30
Views: 8676

Re: Spirit Airlines A320NEO Engine issues

So is there any status of N901NK now or it's already active back?

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Massive New Zealand Earthquakes
Replies: 76
Views: 2393

Re: Massive New Zealand Earthquakes

Are there flights that are cancelled during the earthquake? I think that the airport was Christchurch.

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kanye West Goes Off The Rails
Replies: 40
Views: 1707

Re: Kanye West Goes Off The Rails

So, is he in the hospital now? I think he is in the hospital according to the news.

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Delta A350-900 Seat Map
Replies: 20
Views: 12324

Re: Delta A350-900 Seat Map

That could be the main seat map, but I bet the A350 was among the first plane that has Delta Premium and Delta Suite, the next one is confirmed as the Boeing 777.

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 787-9 Question
Replies: 12
Views: 3295

Re: QF 787-9 Question

http://www.ausbt.com.au/up-close-qantas ... onomy-seat
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Note: Qantas 787-9 Economy seat is previewed.
Source: http://www.ausbt.com.au/up-close-qantas ... onomy-seat

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opening Olympic Airways again
Replies: 34
Views: 3661

Re: Opening Olympic Airways again

Count me in. I'll be in charge of armchair fleet planning. Their regional fleet should be CS100s and CS300s. Medium-haul: A321 neo, long haul 787. Maybe pick up some used 777s from Emirates to start while waiting for delivery. The next plane I am thinking they must buy the A350-900 or -1000 for fur...

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus will cut Jobs
Replies: 8
Views: 2393

Airbus will cut Jobs

http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2016/1 ... _jobs.html
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Hello, Just reading earlier that Airbus will be cutting up to 1000 jobs due to the company's restructuring. The company has loss below 60 euros.

It appears that from Mobile would not be cut I think.

Please continue discussion under.

Source: http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2016/1 ... _jobs.html

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus schedules A350-1000 first flight for 24 November
Replies: 210
Views: 31353

Re: Airbus schedules A350-1000 first flight for 24 November

zkojq wrote:
I really hope there's a live stream! Very much looking forward to the A350-1000. Will be a beautiful airplane to travel on, im sure.

Yes it's a beautiful plane for sure.

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017
Replies: 229
Views: 45069

Re: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017

The 3 destination in Africa might be JNB, LOS and CPT.

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Routes
Replies: 111
Views: 34029

Re: Delta A350 Routes

The A350 once ready for transpacific flying will be flying out of DTW replacing 747 service. Not only for transpacific only, but transatlantic looks ready too, I bet next is DTW-LHR is the next one. The 350 was selected to replace the 747. It'll be those first and as more are added they'll use it o...

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus schedules A350-1000 first flight for 24 November
Replies: 210
Views: 31353

Re: Airbus schedules A350-1000 first flight for 24 November

ODwyerPW wrote:
What a beautiful plane! Can't wait to see it fly tomorrow.

And even I can't wait it too. It's of coarse a beautiful plane and it's like a 777 but it's different.

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What is the difference between the A350 and the A350ULR
Replies: 80
Views: 12086

Re: What is the difference between the A350 and the A350ULR

ULR means an A350 that can reach nonstop SIN-NYC maybe like on the A340-500. But the A359 may only operate the same as the 789 does.

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 787-9 Question
Replies: 12
Views: 3295

Re: QF 787-9 Question

I have seen the aircraft interior looks like for Business and Economy, but not yet for the Premium Economy. Interior looks like on the existing A330 to me. I have understand that the 787-9 can possibly operate the LHR-PER route. In addition, QF has some other routes that the 787-9 features in. The ...

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PVD losing DE to FRA?
Replies: 50
Views: 7454

Re: PVD losing DE to FRA?

So is this the last destination in Europe for PVD or not?

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF to operate Boeing 789 CDG-LHR
Replies: 20
Views: 6678

Re: AF to operate Boeing 789 CDG-LHR

So is this the first flight for Europe short haul flight first before these 787's moving onto long haul?

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PVD losing DE to FRA?
Replies: 50
Views: 7454

Re: PVD losing DE to FRA?

http://www.pvdairport.com/flights/airlines

I know they will leave PVD. But is there an announcement about they will be leaving PVD?
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Ytraveller wrote:
Condor is also gone from PVD website's list of airlines: http://www.pvdairport.com/flights/airlines

I know they will leave PVD. But is there an announcement about they will be leaving PVD?

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 787-9 Question
Replies: 12
Views: 3295

Re: QF 787-9 Question

I have seen the aircraft interior looks like for Business and Economy, but not yet for the Premium Economy. Interior looks like on the existing A330 to me.

I have understand that the 787-9 can possibly operate the LHR-PER route. In addition, QF has some other routes that the 787-9 features in.

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Routes
Replies: 111
Views: 34029

Re: Delta A350 Routes

tjerome wrote:
The A350 once ready for transpacific flying will be flying out of DTW replacing 747 service.

Not only for transpacific only, but transatlantic looks ready too, I bet next is DTW-LHR is the next one.

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by RacheyFlies
Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Routes
Replies: 111
Views: 34029

Re: Delta A350 Routes

ooslc wrote:
Anybody have a seat map yet? I have a feeling it might look similar to the CI A350 layout with a premium economy section.

Not yet for the seat map, but I bet it will likely have a CI layout, but not that the Business is the suite one.

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What went wrong for BA at LGW
Replies: 59
Views: 11623

Re: What went wrong for BA at LGW

Will they also launch to Limoges this May?

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BR68, LHR-BKK, EVA Air flies London-Bangkok??
Replies: 18
Views: 5083

Re: BR68, LHR-BKK, EVA Air flies London-Bangkok??

Pe@rson wrote:
Presumably insufficient demand for LHR-TPE, even with certain sixth freedom options thereafter, while benefiting from fifth freedom traffic rights on LHR-BKK-LHR and of course full rights BKK-TPE-BKK.

Could be this, but I think they may only operate nonstop maybe later when the demand was good.

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crazy idea for UA and DL's 747's
Replies: 38
Views: 8663

Re: Crazy idea for UA and DL's 747's

The worlds first 744 is now no longer active and now it parked in the museum near where the old DC-9 parked in the same place too.

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air Airbus, Boeing, ATR Deliveries May Start in OCT 2016
Replies: 96
Views: 23276

Re: Iran Air Airbus, Boeing, ATR Deliveries May Start in OCT 2016

Dutchy wrote:
So when will the first a/c be delivered? October 2016 has been come and gone.

The likely delivery should begin from 2017 on schedule I think, because until today, no further delivery were made.

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus schedules A350-1000 first flight for 24 November
Replies: 210
Views: 31353

Re: A350-1000 will made its first flight tomorrow

I don't know which one will be more efficient. It seems the A350-1000 will be about 30t lighter and more comfortable in economy (wider seats/quitter cabin). https://staticseekingalpha.a.ssl.fastly.net/uploads/2014/12/9932311_14186689180693_0.png Yes, because the 777 is 10 abreast and the A350 is 9 ...

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A321-100 modified to A321-200
Replies: 11
Views: 3844

Re: A321-100 modified to A321-200

I have just seen that Air Cap had around 2006/2007 modified some A321-100 to A321-200. That were frames returned from ANA. Is that common? Are there limitations like production year? Is it a big deal or a rather simple change? I know about winglets and tankage, but are there further changes, like s...

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL for future smaller narrow body aircraft
Replies: 33
Views: 7099

Re: DL for future smaller narrow body aircraft

A few things to consider: - The replacement timeline varies significant for each fleet type, and even significantly within each fleet (e.g., A320s that have some much older and newer frames) - The whole narrowbody fleet needs to be looked at in totality because the days of 1:1 replacement frames do...

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Potential Markets From LGB That Are Not Served?
Replies: 27
Views: 1912

Re: Any Potential Markets From LGB That Are Not Served?

Tinian Island. LGB-TIQ. Would make an interesting pairing with the long hoped-for Helsinki to New Haven (HEL-HVN) flight. :duck: V/F How can even Finnair A330 landed at HVN? HVN is very small airport and even a jetway is not for this big plane. In addition, the runway at HVN is 1,700 meters accordi...

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair starting FRA? Will the empire strike back?
Replies: 59
Views: 9142

Re: Ryanair starting FRA? Will the empire strike back?

The day Air Berlin collapses, money-conscious Germans will need more budget flights to take them to their beloved Mallorca. Nothing surprising here. Yes, I earlier reported they have already retired their last owned 737-800 due to collapses. The last remaining 15 737 is only leased from TUI until 2...

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Airlines Alliance
Replies: 12
Views: 2251

Re: Virgin Airlines Alliance

I don't understand why the Virgin airlines didn't go the way that Airasia have gone. Airasia have one booking system, a consistent product and consistent marketing. They too have various different owners but still manage it. At the moment Virgin is effectively three separate airlines with just Virg...

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if AS/VX falls through?
Replies: 51
Views: 9429

Re: What if AS/VX falls through?

Alaska is reportedly having a hard time with the Virgin America merger, what if it falls through? What's the chance it could? Would B6 come back with another offer for VX? Would Delta take advantage of a quick gobble up of VX to grow significantly in California and give UA a run for its money in SF...

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA announce Gatwick - Limoges for May 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1824

Re: BA announce Gatwick - Limoges for May 2017

Oh, but does anyone know which aircraft is going to operate this route?

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air launches ICN-BCN flights APR 17
Replies: 32
Views: 5263

Re: Korean Air launches ICN-BCN flights APR 17

nascar1 wrote:
Great news for BCN!

Next route should be, PVG.

Not only PVG, but HKG is the next one I think.

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Regional (Darwin Airlines) New Livery?
Replies: 10
Views: 2207

Re: Etihad Regional (Darwin Airlines) New Livery?

baje427 wrote:
Dont they already have ATR's in the fleet when was it announced they were getting Dash 8's?

They still have an ATR, you're correct! Somehow I think they may considering buying more ATR planes rather than buying Dash 8 planes. Because I think ATR would be easy to replace their Saab fleet if possible.

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by RacheyFlies
Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus schedules A350-1000 first flight for 24 November
Replies: 210
Views: 31353

Airbus schedules A350-1000 first flight for 24 November

Hello, The first A350-1000 will made its first flight tomorrow (November 24) and the launch customer for this type is clearly for Qatar Airways. Via: http://www.financialexpress.com/industr ... er/453788/ It was saying that this plane is going to be a 777 killer means a plane that is going to be big...

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