Search found 325 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7
by MartijnNL
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 77
Views: 8133

Re: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

Cant wait for the CSeries to start showing up, especially in the D. Those Md88's can have fun in ATL, I avoid them and ATL at all cost, same with the MD90's, I like my upgraded interiors and TV's thank you How preferences can differ! I have travelled from Europe to the United States with the sole p...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 77
Views: 8133

Re: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

FSDan wrote:
ATL

M88: 293

Total = 1057


Good to see that the M88 does most of the flying at Hartsfield. Counting arrivals and departures that's almost six hundred flights per day. Amazing!

Add to that the one hundred daily M90 flights and it's clear that Atlanta is a T-tail spotter's heaven.

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?
Replies: 41
Views: 6287

Re: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?

But if you scroll below you'll see that these are all one-stop flights through the USA. It's Amsterdam - Atlanta - Keflavik for example. The Atlanta - Keflavik leg is being carried out by Delta. There's no mentioning direct flights. If I scroll down, I see this: KLM Airline Flights to Iceland KLM A...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?
Replies: 41
Views: 6287

Re: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?

"Travelocity is proud to offer great deals on KLM flights to many popular Iceland destinations. If you’re looking for cheap airfare, try our flexible booking calendar to find the best day to fly KLM within your schedule." No mentioning of codeshare flight. Only "fly KLM". I call...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the A350 do the 789's ULH?
Replies: 56
Views: 10758

Re: Could the A350 do the 789's ULH?

I wonder how "often" they do "westbound" as they even do "eastbound" from EWR to SIN in winter With only "partial" of westbound flights being restricted, I think overall is pretty good I remember seeing SQ's A340-500's flying over the Netherlands while en rou...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus does not believe in continuing deliveries to Iran
Replies: 75
Views: 12541

Re: Airbus does not believe in continuing deliveries to Iran

The article is only for subscribers.

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 623
Views: 76047

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Sad to see the flight move to Copenhagen. And sad to see the schedule change from day to night. As an economy class passenger I prefer daytime flights. And when flying to the east I prefer flights to arrive in the morning. The Arlanda flights were perfect in that way.

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8641

Re: What airliner is this?

Now we are getting somewhere! Hats off to everyone!
:thumbsup:

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8641

Re: What airliner is this?

In the replies I see A318, A319, A320 and A321 as possible candidates. Can this be narrowed down?

And is Avianca really the only option? Maybe frequent fliers or cabin crew might help. Did someone already report his findings to the police?

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8641

Re: What airliner is this?

Dutch Police is urgently trying to find out which airliner this is. Suggestions are: Finnair or Avianca. Is there anyone that can give a confirmation about this? Note the square tray tables, no screens in the chairs. Grey, White and black interior. Grey curtains. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dfk1h8F...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8641

Re: What airliner is this?

32andBelow wrote:
This is the most a net thread I’ve ever seen.

The most . . . ?

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?
Replies: 41
Views: 6287

Re: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?

This is not how KLM works: for practically all flights to North America, they offer either nonstop flights, or one/two stop flights through hubs of AF/DL (CDG, BOS, JFK, MSP, ATL, DTW, etc.). You can also not book for example an AMS-JFK flight via London, Edinburgh or Dublin, changing from KLM meta...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?
Replies: 41
Views: 6287

Re: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?

KLM serves a bunch of smaller cities in Norway, Denmark and the UK so it seems like KEF should be right up their alley as a smaller market in north-western Europe. But the competition is also fierce. That did not stop BA or Lufthansa though. I also would not have guessed that four major legacy airl...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?
Replies: 123
Views: 13910

Re: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?

Back in the 70s and 80s Airbus was struggling to get established in the market, without the "political" launch orders from the host countries (France, Germany especially) it probably would never have survived. Imagine trying to sell the A300 or A320 to foreign airlines when the national c...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8641

Re: What airliner is this?

Dutch Police is urgently trying to find out which airliner this is. Suggestions are: Finnair or Avianca. Is there anyone that can give a confirmation about this? Note the square tray tables, no screens in the chairs. Grey, White and black interior. Grey curtains. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dfk1h8F...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Now Has Two 757-300s
Replies: 71
Views: 12619

Re: Icelandair Now Has Two 757-300s

Maybe my English is not good. I mean the yellow engines don't look good on this livery. Blue (or red maybe) would have looked much better.

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?
Replies: 123
Views: 13910

Re: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?

JayBCNLON wrote:
And yes they are airbusses and not “Airbi”.... as is clear for all who know a little bit of Latin.

If Airbus was a Latin word the plural would be Airbi.

That is clear for all who know a little bit of Latin.

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?
Replies: 123
Views: 13910

Re: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?

Dutchy wrote:
But KLM did operate Airbus products now and again: A310 (1983-1987) and A330 (2012-.....) and will operate the A350.

I believe KLM operated the A310 from 1983 to 1997.

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Now Has Two 757-300s
Replies: 71
Views: 12619

Re: Icelandair Now Has Two 757-300s

Here's a side view of it. For those who enjoy cheatlines, enjoy. https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/photos/TFISX.jpg Looks nice. i like the way they use the flag's colours. The yellow engines look great on the normal livery, but completely off on this one. This colour scheme would look much better wi...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?
Replies: 123
Views: 13910

Re: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?

The casual inference that A320's were only bought by AF because of political interference is crazy. The A320 (and the B737) are fabulous planes and each can do a good job for airlines. Why is that crazy? Air France was the launch customer for the A320. We didn't know then that the A320 would turn o...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Now Has Two 757-300s
Replies: 71
Views: 12619

Re: Icelandair Now Has Two 757-300s

The livery seen on the MAX looks like a budget, cheap version of the classy Icelandair livery seen on their 757s and 767s... Something like "Hey, hurry up! We need this plane ready at 5 P.M.!" :duck: Correct. We need the airline's name on the tail. The fleet should have a uniform look. Of...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Now Has Two 757-300s
Replies: 71
Views: 12619

Re: Icelandair Now Has Two 757-300s

SRQKEF wrote:
All of FI's 757s are fully owned by them so the costs of making them sit at outstations is little to none.

And yet we always read on this website that aircraft only make money when they are in the air.

Isn't a lot of potential revenue lost by keeping these 757's on the ground for so long?

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?
Replies: 41
Views: 6287

Re: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?

It took KLM fifty years to re-open Dublin. Who knows how long Reykjavik will have to wait? Forever maybe.

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14824

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

Just flew an LH A350 MUC-YVR. Sat in the middle seat, J cabin. With the large hi-rez screen and three exterior cameras, tail, belly and straight-down, I felt no need to see out a window, they were all fully closed anyway for the duration of the daytime flight. I feel the need to look out a window o...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14824

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

The reason I avoid the 787 is the crew override option on the dimmable windows. And the fact that the sun might shine in your face for ten hours, also on overnight flights. When flying for example from Vancouver to Amsterdam during summer on an evening departure the sun 'travels' with you the entir...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14824

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

Well you could remove e.g. half the windows & discount seats without them, or give them more pitch http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-PT3fpRnnRCE/VovYJ8Fle-I/AAAAAAAAor8/n3cd8jX927g/s640/IMG_7198.JPG Boeing already innovated it on the Dreamliner Passenger don't mind for sure. :stirthepot: Boeing already...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14824

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

:whistleblower: Im confused. In a discussion about windowless airplanes your argument against windowless airplanes is to avoid the airliner with the largest windows in the industry. That makes absolutely zero sense. That's not really my argument. I would stay away from windowless aircraft just as I...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14824

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

What if Airbus AND Boeing replaced all their windows with auto tent windows or artificial windows? I guess than I would have to build my trips around the CS300 and E190. Or start looking into travelling by train or ship. Sailing from Europe to the United States takes a few days. That would be a rea...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14824

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

It’s amazing how people can make judgments on something that they’ve never even operated or tried. Maybe they base their decision to avoid the 787 on internet reviews and first hand reports of friends and family? There are trip reports available of passengers who were annoyed as hell for the crew l...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14824

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

But doesn't the 787 have larger windows than most widebody aircraft? If it's a window that you want than I don't think the 787 is the type of aircraft to stay away from. Yes, that's true. The 787 windows are about the same size as the windows on the MD-11 were. But those didn't come with an annoyin...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14824

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

The idea of windowless aircraft isn't new, but it's never been done before... There are quite a few military transport aircraft without windows in the cabin. ... because passengers don't want it. They want to be able to look outside. Many passengers I see don't want to look outside at all. For some...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14824

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

The problem with the 787 windows is the crew locking them at the darkest setting while I want to look outside. People who complain about blinding the entire cabin during daytime longhaul flights should use sleeping masks. Or turn their screens brighter if the want to watch a movie. They don't have m...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 120 Million Pounds Raised to Return One Concorde to Service
Replies: 71
Views: 12548

Re: 120 Million Pounds Raised to Return One Concorde to Service

Finding the plane might provide answers to what happened. I think that information could be very valuable for relatives. Being able to bury the remains of loved ones might help tremendously with the mourning process.

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14824

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

I already avoid the 787 for its windows, I will stay away from windowless aircraft as well. What about all those passengers that currently have no desire to look outside and close the window shades as soon as they can? Will they be forced to look at screens with projected images of the outside world...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?
Replies: 65
Views: 4410

Re: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?

flyguy84 wrote:
Is someone really asking this question? Wow.

Yes, someone is. What do you mean with "Wow"?

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 120 Million Pounds Raised to Return One Concorde to Service
Replies: 71
Views: 12548

Re: 120 Million Pounds Raised to Return One Concorde to Service

What is the infatuation with MH? The plane, its crew, and passengers are long gone. Nothing is going to bring them back. It might very well be one of those mysteries that is never solved. Spending more money looking for them is not going to change things. Finding MH370 will change a lot for family ...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery
Replies: 43
Views: 8540

Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

NYPECO wrote:
I had no idea WestJet was operating SAAB 340s, but it looks great! Glad to see some airline are still operating the SAABs.

Neither did I. A welcome addition to the fleet. I hope to see them some day while visiting Canada.

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swedish airline NextJet goes bankrupt
Replies: 40
Views: 7235

Re: Swedish airline NextJet goes bankrupt

Someone83 wrote:
Hemavan-Kramfors-Stockholm/ARN will be operated by the Polish airline Sprint and their Saab 340s

Any news on the NextJet Saab 340's? Will they fly again?

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Estimates 18 Billion Pounds Of Fuel Saved By Dreamliner
Replies: 26
Views: 4490

Re: Boeing Estimates 18 Billion Pounds Of Fuel Saved By Dreamliner

The words gas-guzzling and game changer should be banned from airliners.net. Aircraft engines become more fuel efficient over time. In twenty years the 787 may be considered gas-guzzling. Many aircraft before the 787 can also be considered as game changers. I guess all Boeing types were, from the 72...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas looking at ULR flights to CDG and FRA after successful launch of PER-LHR flights
Replies: 42
Views: 7025

Re: Qantas looking at ULR flights to CDG and FRA after successful launch of PER-LHR flights

I'd prefer to receive a football in the groin than staying 16 hrs on a plane I'd certainly prefer to stay in the air for 16 hrs. It can't be bad in business class. The views outside, meals, drinks and a bed. What more do you need? My longest flights in economy are 13 hrs in an Air France A380 and a...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing
Replies: 56
Views: 11841

Re: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing

In the OP's case, this had to be so bad that a diversion was the only way to deal with it. Hopefully the person is ok or if had a problem, gets it treated. According to passengers the moment this man entered the cabin it became clear the smell was unbearable. They don't understand why the aircraft ...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing
Replies: 56
Views: 11841

Re: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing

VC10er wrote:
After take off this young man laid on his stomach the entire 7 hours and for the entire 7 hours passed waves and waves of noxious gasses and everyone around had to tie napkin masks that didn’t work.

That must have been terrible. Waves and waves... :(

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swedish airline NextJet goes bankrupt
Replies: 40
Views: 7235

Re: Swedish airline NextJet goes bankrupt

NextJet will resume operations on 11 June. The airline will be rebranded as Air Scandic. More information is, amongst others, to be found here: https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/67710-swedens-nextjet-secures-buyer-to-resume-ops https://standbynordic.com/pan-nordic-group-buys-nextjet-operations...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 - 5 - 2 Configuration on a 777
Replies: 48
Views: 8676

Re: 2 - 5 - 2 Configuration on a 777

It seems awfully tight. Awfully tight? This is the best seat configuration in existence on the 777. Six out of nine passengers have either an aisle seat or a window seat. Only one out of nine passengers is more than one seat away from the aisle. Much better than today's 3-4-3 seating. I am glad tha...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing
Replies: 56
Views: 11841

Re: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing

No Lesson 1 of emergency landings is dont get people on the ground in danger Its bad airmanship to kill people to save your own life She was lucky she didnt kill some people That seems to be lesson no. 2. ;) https://www.thebalancecareers.com/the-abcs-of-emergency-landings-in-small-aircraft-282854 &...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight
Replies: 84
Views: 6952

Re: It Appears That DL Kills Dogs, Too,

Sancho99504 wrote:
Your thread title is misleading, sensationalist and without merit.

Your tagline could also be better. ;)

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing
Replies: 56
Views: 11841

Re: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing

This was NOT an emergency landing They keep calling diversions emergency landings Indeed. The topic title should be changed. That girl that just landed on a street in LA Thats an emergency landing And not a smart one by the way, landing almost on top of people Almost. So you might say it was a very...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Baltic orders 30 CS300 + 30 Options/Purchase Rights
Replies: 79
Views: 14435

Re: Air Baltic orders 30 CS300 + 30 Options/Purchase Rights

rix apt is a HUGE airport now (i mean the terminal) they just need another runway ;) Maybe they need a moving walkway. ;) I visited Riga Airport in March. I did some walking, but I didn't get the impression the terminal was that big. With six million passengers in 2017 I don't regard it as a busy a...

Jump to post
by MartijnNL
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Winter Break 2016/17 (8): Ultra long haul with Etihad (AUH-ORD, Y, Jan '17)
Replies: 12
Views: 7968

Re: Winter Break 2016/17 (8): Ultra long haul with Etihad (AUH-ORD, Y, Jan '17)

To each his own of course, but this flight doesn't appeal to me at all. The flight times, the closed window blinds, the 3-4-3 seating, no thanks. And is flying 1,500 miles from the North Pole really skimming the edges of the North Pole? But thanks for the report. I know now I'd better avoid Etihad. ...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7