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by AirbusMDCFAN
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger thinks AirAsia's uniforms are revealing to the point of being 'disgusting
Replies: 75
Views: 11070

Passenger thinks AirAsia's uniforms are revealing to the point of being 'disgusting

Link/Source: http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2018/01/22/passenger-thinks-airasias-uniforms-are-revealing-to-point-being-disgusting-claims-malaysian-senator.html "A woman claiming to be a frequent AirAsia passenger says she’s fed up with the uniforms worn by the airline’s female flight attendants,...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes for 1/21/2018: Volaris Costa Rica Starts, AA PHL-PNS/FWA/OKC, ORD-AVP
Replies: 41
Views: 6840

Re: OAG Changes for 1/21/2018: Volaris Costa Rica Starts, AA PHL-PNS/FWA/OKC, ORD-AVP

AV JFK-CTG MAR 0.4>0 Interesting that Avianca is not operating the CTG-JFK-CTG market in March, and that Interline partner JetBlue operates this flight 5 Xs weekly in March. The 2 days it does not operate, Tuesday and Thursday the connection from JFK to CTG is via FLL or is Avianca planning on funne...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer 120 vs LET 410 ground accident in Mogadishu
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Embraer 120 vs LET 410 ground accident in Mogadishu

Link/Source: https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20180120-0 "An Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia aircraft, registered 5Y-CEI, collided with a Let L-410UVP of Galeyr Airline, registered UR-VTV, on the platform at Mogadishu Aden Abdulle International Airport, Somalia." "The no....

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Link ACY with MSY
Replies: 1
Views: 396

Spirit to Link ACY with MSY

Link/Source: https://worldairlinenews.com/2018/01/20/spirit-airlines-to-connect-atlantic-city-and-new-orleans/ 4Xs weekly service commences April 13th 2018: flight 1125 departs ACY @ 14:35 and arrives in MSY @ 16:40 flight 1124 departs MSY@ 09:50 and arrives in ACY @ 13:50 Airbus A319 to fly this ro...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Angola Owes Foreign Airlines $500 Million
Replies: 7
Views: 1572

Angola Owes Foreign Airlines $500 Million

Link/Source: https://skift.com/2018/01/19/angola-owes-foreign-airlines-500-million/ "Angola still owes more than $500 million to international airlines including Emirates, Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Air France-KLM, one of many items in the in-tray of new President Joao Lourenco as he tries to re...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are your worse pics for bad airline liveries?
Replies: 5
Views: 918

Re: What are your worse pics for bad airline liveries?

Here is a bad choice for color for an airline, really nice pic though. http://www.airliners.net/photo/Jet-Time/Boeing-737-79L/4805421 Why would you do light gray for part of your name when EuroWhite s the fuselage color. Anyone else have a bad choice and why? My vote goes to Spirit Airlines with th...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAW (Chile) abandons all domestic flying
Replies: 15
Views: 2926

Re: LAW (Chile) abandons all domestic flying

I'd agree with that assessment, even if I am not in Chile. This business of flying "one way tourists" out of Haiti and Venezuela has not helped them for sure. Add to that the failed merger with Star Peru, their aspirations of flying to MIA yet they do not have the equipment for it, now th...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Person killed on Mwanza Runway by departing Fastjet E190
Replies: 0
Views: 490

Person killed on Mwanza Runway by departing Fastjet E190

Link/Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4b3cb9b8&opt=0 "A Fastjet Embraer ERJ-190, registration 5H-FJI performing flight FN-148 from Mwanza to Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) with 83 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff at about 21:05L (18:05Z) when the crew noticed a person in the...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airnorth cancels flights due to a pilot shortage
Replies: 7
Views: 1751

Airnorth cancels flights due to a pilot shortage

Link/Source: https://worldairlinenews.com/2018/01/18/airnorth-cancels-flights-due-to-a-pilot-shortage/ "Airnorth would like to issue an apology to our customers who have recently been affected by schedule changes and cancellations across our network. Airnorth, like all other regional and major ...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest Airlines sues website that monitored changes in airfare
Replies: 24
Views: 3080

Southwest Airlines sues website that monitored changes in airfare

link/source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/southwest-airlines-sues-website-monitored-changes-airfare-040733152.html "With that in mind, a pair of friends named Pavel Yurevich and Chase Roberts decided to create a website dubbed Southwest Monkey (SWMonkey.com) that automatically monitored price cha...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyValue Airways
Replies: 5
Views: 661

SkyValue Airways

Link: http://www.myskyvalue.com Aside from flying from Denver, Pierre, and Watertown and operating 1 EMB 145, are any other cities/towns being considered. Fares start at $75.00 plus taxes and fees to and from Denver. Here is a picture of their E145 N286SK: https://www.netairspace.com/photos/N286SK/S...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What makes a long-haul ultra low cost carrier (such as Norwegian or Scoot) successful?
Replies: 18
Views: 4093

Re: What makes a long-haul ultra low cost carrier (such as Norwegian or Scoot) successful?

Recently, I came across fares for EWR-FCO route this summer and was shocked by the price difference between United and Norwegian: https://www.google.com/flights/#search;f=EWR;t=FCO;d=2018-07-17;r=2018-09-20;tt=o;s=0;so=t Obviously, I expected Norwegian's flight to be substantially cheaper, but $321...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What makes a long-haul ultra low cost carrier (such as Norwegian or Scoot) successful?
Replies: 18
Views: 4093

Re: What makes a long-haul ultra low cost carrier (such as Norwegian or Scoot) successful?

Recently, I came across fares for EWR-FCO route this summer and was shocked by the price difference between United and Norwegian: https://www.google.com/flights/#search;f=EWR;t=FCO;d=2018-07-17;r=2018-09-20;tt=o;s=0;so=t Obviously, I expected Norwegian's flight to be substantially cheaper, but $321...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family sues over woman's death in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting
Replies: 3
Views: 1724

Family sues over woman's death in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

Link/Source: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/fl-sb-airport-shooting-victim-lawsuit-20180111-story.html "Santiago’s behavior on the plane should have raised red flags, said attorney David Di Pietro, who represents the family of slain traveler Olga Woltering, of Georgia." “Santiago was n...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 7688

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

Link/Source: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/lahood-lead-new-york-jfk-storm-issues-investigation?NL=ATW-04&Issue=ATW-04_20180111_ATW-04_328&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_4&elqTrack=true "Former US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will lead an independent investigation of the ...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico's Interjet $$$ problems & Sukhoi fleet
Replies: 102
Views: 27191

Stranded Russian Jets in Mexican Hangars Haunt Troubled Airline

Link/Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-12/stranded-russian-jets-in-mexican-hangars-haunt-troubled-airline "In cavernous jet hangars in and around Mexico City, Interjet has a secret." "Four of the Mexican airline’s Sukhoi Superjet 100s -- out of a fleet of 22 -- h...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 11633

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

Where's the usual suspects saying "Jetblue should be in complete control of this"? Sitting in the back of the aircraft complaining that they had a middle seat and were uncomfortable, and that the in-flight crew should be bowing down to them and giving them comped drinks for the inconvenie...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seaborne Airlines files Chapter 11, signs agreement to acquired by Silver Airways
Replies: 1
Views: 452

Seaborne Airlines files Chapter 11, signs agreement to acquired by Silver Airways

link/Source: https://worldairlinenews.com/2018/01/10/seaborne-airlines-files-for-reorganization-signs-agreement-to-be-acquired-by-silver-airways/ "Seaborne also announced that it has secured a new $4.2 million credit facility and concurrently entered into a Purchase Agreement (subject to court ...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Key Boeing customers Southwest and American satisfied in the early days of 737 Max 8 operations
Replies: 4
Views: 1788

Key Boeing customers Southwest and American satisfied in the early days of 737 Max 8 operations

Link/Source: https://centreforaviation.com/insights/analysis/key-boeing-customers-southwest-and-american-satisfied-in-the-early-days-of-737-max-8-operations-392181 "After making its US debut with Southwest Airlines and American during 2017, the Boeing 737 Max will continue to populate the fleet...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways tilts against reclining seats
Replies: 71
Views: 11188

British Airways tilts against reclining seats

Link/Source: https://nypost.com/2018/01/07/airline-with-poor-door-boarding-now-ditching-reclining-seats/ "British Airways passengers will no longer be able to lean back and relax on short-haul flights as the airline seeks to slash ticket prices." "The airline will fit non-reclining se...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern and Kuwait Airways Clip in JFK
Replies: 6
Views: 1494

Re: China Southern and Kuwait Airways Clip in JFK

This was discussed in the ongoing thread regarding the storm, but I'm fine with this having its own topic. http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1382765 ✈️ atcsundevil Also just an FYI, Terminal 1 was NOTAM's as being closed and an SU 777 deplaned on the tarmac after having passeng...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern and Kuwait Airways Clip in JFK
Replies: 6
Views: 1494

China Southern and Kuwait Airways Clip in JFK

Link/Source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/planes-collide-on-tarmac-at-new-york-citys-jfk-airport/ar-BBHWD7w?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartanntp Apparently Sunwing and WestJet were not the only airlines to go bump in the night: "The Port Authority Police Benevolent Association said the right win...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charleston Airport to remain closed through 7:00PM Monday
Replies: 26
Views: 5683

Charleston Airport to remain closed through 7:00PM Monday

Link/Source: https://www.postandcourier.com/business/passengers-scramble-for-rental-cars-as-charleston-airport-snow-storm/article_bdb5ccf4-f235-11e7-a067-33c53fcbee53.html from FAA.Gov: "CHS NO SNOW/ICE REMOVAL EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE Reopens Jan 08 at 06:59 PM EST." According the FAA.gov webs...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28817

Re: Empty skies over BOS-EWR-JFK

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/04/a-singa ... yptr=yahoo
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readytotaxi wrote:
See SIA26 is diverting to SWF, didn't know they could handle the A380.



SWF runway is over 11,000 feet long and can handle an A380, but the jetbridges are a different story.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/04/a-singa ... yptr=yahoo

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Niki Lauda purchases NIKI
Replies: 171
Views: 33156

Passenger Rights Group Takes Legal Action that Could Block Niki Sale to IAG

Link/Source: http://www.chinaaviationdaily.com/news/68/68121.html "A group representing airline passengers has taken legal action to shift insolvency proceedings for budget airline Niki to Austria from Germany, in a move that could endanger the sale of the Air Berlin unit to Britain's IAG."...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NASA keeps 747SP fit for life beyond 2030
Replies: 28
Views: 3141

NASA keeps 747SP fit for life beyond 2030

Source/Link: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/nasa-keeps-747sp-fit-for-life-beyond-2030-444284/?cmpid=NLC|FGFG|FGFIN-2018-0102-GLOB&sfid=70120000000taAh "Inside a Hamburg maintenance hangar belonging to Lufthansa Technik (LHT), a 40-year-old Boeing 747 Special Performance is under...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's 757-300s to go to 234 seats
Replies: 23
Views: 6547

United's 757-300s to go to 234 seats

Link/Source: https://www.inc.com/chris-matyszczyk/united-airlines-just-announced-its-latest-attempt-to-make-flying-more-painful-for-passengers.html "United Airlines just revealed that it's shoving another, well, 21 seats into its Boeing 757-300 planes." "Yes, there'll now be 234 seats...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A small bird tries to escape the cold flying Delta DTW-ATL
Replies: 1
Views: 728

A small bird tries to escape the cold flying Delta DTW-ATL

Link/Source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/tiny-bird-found-cockpit-forces-224931400.html "A Delta pilot traveling from Detroit to Atlanta returned to the airport when he found a small-winged creature flapping around his large-winged aircraft on Saturday. Flight 1943 from Detroit Metropolitan Airpo...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyViking AS of Norway to cease operations January 12th, 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 267

FlyViking AS of Norway to cease operations January 12th, 2018

Link/Source: https://worldairlinenews.com/2017/12/30/flyviking-to-cease-operations-in-january/ "The board of FlyViking AS has decided to cease operations of the company. The last flights will take place on January 12, 2018, while the establishment of a new limited company will try to maintain t...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hundreds of Passengers Have Been Stranded at London's Gatwick Airport Since Before Christmas
Replies: 23
Views: 4994

Hundreds of Passengers Have Been Stranded at London's Gatwick Airport Since Before Christmas

Link/Source: http://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/passengers-stranded-london-gatwick-christmas-2017 "As many as 800 passengers were stranded at London’s Gatwick Airport for five days due to their airline’s “technical issues.” "Nigerian airline Med-View canceled its Dec. 22 flight fr...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Watchdog group accuses Lufthansa of Price Hikes in wake of Air Berlin Bankruptcy
Replies: 62
Views: 5776

Watchdog group accuses Lufthansa of Price Hikes in wake of Air Berlin Bankruptcy

Source: https://www.thelocal.de/20171228/is-lufthansa-raising-prices "Germany's Federal Cartel Office (FCO) is currently probing complaints that Lufthansa fares shot up on some routes after bankrupt rival Air Berlin stopped flying in late October." "Lufthansa has denied changing its p...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit A321s N587 and N588
Replies: 1
Views: 625

Spirit A321s N587 and N588

What happened to the 2 NK A321s N587 and N588 that were in the digital / gray/silvery livery.

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017: In memoriam
Replies: 20
Views: 2930

Re: 2107: Im memoriam

We have lost some airlines in 2017. A place to remember them. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/styles/artikel/public/website_633x300/slider-airlines/airberlin_737_c_airberlin_1280.jpg [ b]Airberlin[/b] Air Berlin collapsed in August. Many were caught off guard. Etihad Airways dec...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American takes delivery of the last Boeing 737-800, the fleet is now repainted
Replies: 25
Views: 8826

American takes delivery of the last Boeing 737-800, the fleet is now repainted

Link/Source: https://worldairlinenews.com/2017/12/25/american-takes-delivery-of-the-last-boeing-737-800-the-fleet-is-now-repainted/ "American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) took delivery of the last Boeing 737-800 on December 12, 2017. All future 737 deliveries will be for the new Boeing 737-8 MA...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX
Replies: 102
Views: 15174

Re: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX

This is apparently the schedule load where the airlines sneak in the bad news when nobody but a.net will notice! When you mentioned the China cutbacks, were any of the HU flights from BOS or LAX cut back? I check in alot of people for HU via BOS with connections to HU 482 and as well as their Shang...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Air Portugal to fly Porto to LCY, Milan, Ponta Delgada, Increases Brazil and Toronto flights
Replies: 11
Views: 2442

TAP Air Portugal to fly Porto to LCY, Milan, Ponta Delgada, Increases Brazil and Toronto flights

Link/Source: https://worldairlinenews.com/2017/12/24/tap-to-offer-flights-from-porto-to-barcelona-london-city-and-ponta-delgada-and-boost-its-services-to-brazil-and-canada/ "TAP will again fly from Porto to Milan and Barcelona, after the suspension of the route in 2016, offering a greater numbe...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transport Canada suspends West Wind Aviation’s Air Operator Certificate
Replies: 4
Views: 1330

Transport Canada suspends West Wind Aviation’s Air Operator Certificate

Link/Source: https://worldairlinenews.com/2017/12/23/transport-canada-suspends-west-wind-aviations-air-operator-certificate/ "Transport Canada on December 22, 2017 suspended West Wind Aviation’s Air Operator Certificate (AOC), which prohibits the company from providing commercial air services. ...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Bolivia may not be able to operate after January 1, 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1825

TAM Bolivia may not be able to operate after January 1, 2018

Link/Source: https://worldairlinenews.com/2017/12/22/tam-bolivia-may-not-be-able-to-operate-after-january-1-2018/ "According to the newspaper, the airline bank accounts have been frozen by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Further, the Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC) has not gr...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin Brandenburg Airport targets October 2020 opening
Replies: 4
Views: 822

Re: Berlin Brandenburg Airport targets October 2020 opening

Source/Link: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/berlin-brandenburg-airport-targets-october-2020-opening?NL=ATW-04&Issue=ATW-04_20171220_ATW-04_23&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_6_1&utm_rid=CPEN1000000423301&utm_campaign=13049&utm_medium=email&elq2=9a765fec9b9e4c5eb4b9766820bb...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin Brandenburg Airport targets October 2020 opening
Replies: 4
Views: 822

Berlin Brandenburg Airport targets October 2020 opening

Link/Source: "The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BER) supervisory board has set October 2020 as the new opening date for the much-delayed airport project. Construction began in 2006 on Berlin’s new airport, which was originally scheduled to open in October 2011. The opening has been ...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to expand operations in Finland
Replies: 1
Views: 892

Norwegian to expand operations in Finland

Link/Source: https://worldairlinenews.com/2017/12/20/norwegian-to-expand-operations-in-finland/ "In 2018 Norwegian will add 25 new aircraft into the fleet, which means more departures to popular summer destinations. Next spring and summer, starting March 25, 2018, Norwegian will increase the nu...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air to resume Embraer 175 deliveries in March 2018 as pilot shortage lessens
Replies: 47
Views: 5335

Horizon Air to resume Embraer 175 deliveries in March 2018 as pilot shortage lessens

Link/Source: https://worldairlinenews.com/2017/12/20/horizon-air-to-resume-embraer-175-deliveries-in-march-2018-as-the-pilot-shortage-lessens/ "Alaska Horizon (Horizon Air) is planning to resume Embraer 175 deliveries again in March 2018 according to Seattle Times. Deliveries were halted this p...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Polish PKBWL release final report in Nov 2011 forced gear up landing
Replies: 17
Views: 2828

Polish PKBWL release final report in Nov 2011 forced gear up landing

Link/Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4456bd6b/0022&opt=0 "Factors contributing to the occurrence were as follow: 1. Lack of guards protecting the circuit breakers on P6-1 panel against inadvertent mechanical opening; from 863 production line the guards have been mounted in the man...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bankrupt Monarch Airlines Still Hasn’t Paid Passenger Compensation Despite Creditors Making €68 Million
Replies: 14
Views: 3850

Bankrupt Monarch Airlines Still Hasn’t Paid Passenger Compensation Despite Creditors Making €68 Million

Link/Source: http://www.paddleyourownkanoo.com/2017/12/15/bankrupt-monarch-airlines-still-hasnt-paid-passenger-compensation-despite-creditors-making-e68-million/ "In early October, the British low-cost and charter airline, Monarch suddenly went bust.  The news broke in the early hours of the mo...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to end interline/code shares with Westjet January 2018 and GulfAir April 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2068

American to end interline/code shares with Westjet January 2018 and GulfAir April 2018

link/source: https://thepointsguy.com/2017/12/aa-drops-westjet-partnership/ "And, then there’s the Middle Eastern airlines: American is cutting codeshare relationships with Qatar and Etihad effective March 25, 2018 — which is leading Etihad to cut flights to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW). In mid-Nove...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Investor Event Thursday May Bring Choice Between Boeing And Airbus For Aircraft Order
Replies: 2
Views: 773

Delta Investor Event Thursday May Bring Choice Between Boeing And Airbus For Aircraft Order

Link/Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/2017/12/11/delta-investor-event-thursday-may-bring-choice-between-boeing-and-airbus-for-aircraft-order/#640e20734b3b "Airline analysts will head for Atlanta this week for Delta investor day, where airline executives are expected to extol industr...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Parent/Mother claims Spirit threw her off for Breastfeeding her 2 year old
Replies: 47
Views: 6128

Parent/Mother claims Spirit threw her off for Breastfeeding her 2 year old

Source/Link: https://www.inc.com/chris-matyszczyk/mom-says-this-famous-airline-threw-her-off-flight-for-breastfeeding-crying-2-year-old.html?utm_campaign=Feed%3A+home%2Fupdates+%28Inc.com%29&utm_medium=feed&utm_source=feedburner A mother, and her 2 year old were both kicked off of Spirit fli...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SpiceJet plans to launch Seaplane service with in the next 12 months
Replies: 8
Views: 2665

SpiceJet plans to launch Seaplane service with in the next 12 months

Link/Source: https://www.ndtv.com/business/spicejet-plans-to-launch-seaplanes-within-12-months-1785731 "Mumbai: Budget carrier SpiceJet, which plans to buy more than 100 amphibian aircraft at an estimated cost of $400 million, may put these seaplanes into operations within one year. The budget ...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM pilots will take their caps off
Replies: 132
Views: 22128

KLM pilots will take their caps off

Source/Link: https://worldairlinenews.com/2017/12/08/klm-pilots-will-take-their-caps-off/ "KLM no longer sees any added value in pilots wearing caps.  Besides, the aim is to give pilots a more modern and accessible appearance. Consequently, the pilot’s cap for women and men will no longer be wo...

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by AirbusMDCFAN
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta to eliminate free bag in basic economy to Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 1885

Delta to eliminate free bag in basic economy to Europe

Link/Source: https://www.inc.com/chris-matyszczyk/are-you-ready-for-deltas-60-baggage-fee-yes-on-flights-to-europe.html "You see, Delta Air Lines has just decided to eliminate another archaic concept that passengers might have appreciated." "You won't be able to enjoy a free checked b...

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