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by TheGeordielad
Mon May 22, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to go double daily A380 to BHX from 29 October 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2249

Re: Emirates to go double daily A380 to BHX from 29 October 2017

MrHMSH wrote:
Didn't EK pull the A380 out of BHX at one point? When did it come back if so?

No they pulled a B77W but not a A388

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by TheGeordielad
Mon May 22, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines getting seven used A330-300's
Replies: 54
Views: 11180

Re: Brussels Airlines orders new A330-300 equipment

So what 7 aircraft will leave the fleet? Below is a list of the current fleet, it doesn't look like 7 aircraft is enough to move to a single engine type. - OO-SFY: A330-200 (MSN 229) - P&W engines. - OO-SFZ: A330-200 (MSN 249) - P&W engines. - OO-SFT: A330-200 (MSN 291) - P&W engines. -...

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by TheGeordielad
Sun May 21, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787
Replies: 37
Views: 10197

Re: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787

I'm skeptical. The middle east is awash with excess capacity as it is. Even if you forget about the ME3 there is significant capacity growth seemingly planned with Flyadeal, Al Maha, Flynas and now Saudi Gulf. This won't end well. Those are going to Alitalia. I saw the first one fully painted outsi...

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 20, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787
Replies: 37
Views: 10197

Re: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787

I'm skeptical. The middle east is awash with excess capacity as it is. Even if you forget about the ME3 there is significant capacity growth seemingly planned with Flyadeal, Al Maha, Flynas and now Saudi Gulf. This won't end well. Could they also take up the 2 ex Air Austral birds? Those are going ...

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 20, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787
Replies: 37
Views: 10197

Re: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787

Could they also take up the 2 ex Air Austral birds?

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 20, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787
Replies: 37
Views: 10197

Re: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787

Please keep politics out of this thread. Since Trump is in Saudi Arabia and the announcement was made in his presence, and no mention of politics was made and it is not political. If you are asking others not to turn this thread political, that is one thing. If, on the other hand, this is an exampl...

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 20, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1105
Views: 154234

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

And delivered: Airbus A330 -343 1789 RP-C3348 Cebu Pacific Air delivery 19-20may17 TLS-DWC-MNL ex F-WWCD Any idea why there's a stopover in Dubai? Especially on a delivery flight it should make TLS-MNL nonstop easy? Edit: Just a wild guess but maybe it's a leased aircraft and the leasing company is...

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by TheGeordielad
Fri May 19, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to cut KLM growth
Replies: 49
Views: 10575

Re: Air France to cut KLM growth

Don't AF/KLM own Transavia France? Why not use Transavia instead Boost?

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by TheGeordielad
Thu May 18, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines to return first five A380s
Replies: 71
Views: 21873

Re: Singapore Airlines to return first five A380s

aemoreira1981 wrote:
Curious: who is the lessor for these A380s? Amedeo?

All from Doric.

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by TheGeordielad
Wed May 17, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska's new interior questions
Replies: 34
Views: 4021

Re: Alaska's new interior questions

Do they have IFE?

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air
Replies: 59
Views: 11024

Re: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air

Anyone got any interior shots?

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air
Replies: 59
Views: 11024

Re: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air

ikolkyo wrote:
TheGeordielad wrote:
Congrats to boeing for the first max delivery!
When will it enter service?


May 22 on the KUL-SIN route.

Thanks

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air
Replies: 59
Views: 11024

Re: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air

Congrats to boeing for the first max delivery!
When will it enter service?

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2017
Replies: 128
Views: 10694

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2017

Any news on TC-LJK, the 77W that was supposed to go to IR but didn't? Expected to be delivered on Saturday, if no changes coming. PC is continuing to build up its 320 fleet. According to my notes, by the end of this year PC's 320 fleet could be 14 according to original plans. Additional 320's: 2018...

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tianjin Airlines signs A350 lease deal
Replies: 4
Views: 1407

Re: Tianjin Airlines signs A350 lease deal

When will these be delivered?

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Why no 1st class?
Replies: 126
Views: 15791

Re: Concorde Why no 1st class?

It doesn't have to be about seat quality but the chance to fly on an unquire aircraft.(probably haven't spelled that right but alright)

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet to receive A321neo
Replies: 51
Views: 7460

Re: Easyjet to receive A321neo

richardw wrote:
How fat can short haul routes get? Will we eventually see A330neo operated short haul routes from LGW?

I'm guessing your being sarcastic but the real answer is no change.

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR
Replies: 46
Views: 6239

Re: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR

The first 4 ATR aircraft have been handed over today. Iran Air, Iran’s national flag carrier, today took delivery of its first four ATR 72-600s. ATR and Iran Air signed earlier this year a firm contract for 20 ATR 72-600s and options for a further 20. Deliveries of the 20 firm aircraft will extend ...

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR
Replies: 46
Views: 6239

Re: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR

Congrats to ATR&Iran believe the first one is based arak airport and Tehran I believe.

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: G-YMMT and G-VIIA - Sockets or USB in Y?
Replies: 6
Views: 765

Re: G-YMMT and G-VIIA - Sockets or USB in Y?

Like someone said no but I don't know why they don't.BA are starting to fall behind other airlines.

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet to receive A321neo
Replies: 51
Views: 7460

Re: Easyjet to receive A321neo

Really hope they come to NCL for a 1 off or something however it would be unlikely.

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways B787-10 Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 9419

Re: British Airways B787-10 Routes

Places that are served by the 747 like DEN,LAS&PHX for example will probably get them.

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada reveals new corporate livery
Replies: 572
Views: 67181

Re: Air Canada reveals new corporate livery

Here's the pics from the tweet above. https://twitter.com/TomPodolec/status/864170907945840641 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_4moMhXoAA3me4.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_4mqwdXsAA6aGO.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_4mrsBWsAIYpnN.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_4mtCEXYAAULoH.jpg Look much be...

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways former Routes at Manchester
Replies: 30
Views: 5054

Re: British Airways former Routes at Manchester

What are the chances of BA getting a fleet of 15-20 A321NEOs and doing some basic trans-atlantic and middle-east flights from MAN or BHX? JFK, IAD, BOS, MIA, MCO, DXB, AUH, TLV, DEL. All possible and viable on a BA A321NEO from MAN. I would think from Manchester adding 1 or 2 routes but not from BHX.

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by TheGeordielad
Tue May 16, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow T3 flights after 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 1108

Re: London Heathrow T3 flights after 2019

Terminal 1 hasn't even been demolished yet except for Pier 4 and half of Pier 3, until this Terminal is demolished there can't be any expansion of Terminal 2 especially as the baggage facility is currently in the old Terminal 1. Terminal 2 expansion will be a priority for Heathrow and Terminal 3 wi...

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by TheGeordielad
Mon May 15, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor in Austin
Replies: 8
Views: 2140

Re: Condor in Austin

NichCage wrote:
Condor flies to so many weird markets that I think wouldn't be able to handle flights. Anchorage, Fairbanks, Whitehorse, New Orleans, Austin, Pittsburgh, etc.

Why not? Frankfurt is an important hub for all types of passengers.

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by TheGeordielad
Mon May 15, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lourdes/LDE Question
Replies: 4
Views: 703

Re: Lourdes/LDE Question

bigbird wrote:
Is there any aircraft disassembly that takes place there?

Yeah by TARMAC.

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by TheGeordielad
Mon May 15, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow T3 flights after 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 1108

London Heathrow T3 flights after 2019

Which terminal will all the flights go to after the terminal gets demolished in 2019(According to Wikipedia)
I know not everything on it is true but still.
Will they go to T3orT4?
Also has Terminal 1 been completely Destroyed?

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by TheGeordielad
Mon May 15, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 327
Views: 73964

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Wasn't the first B38M meant to be delivered today? Does anyone know if it's been delivered yet?

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by TheGeordielad
Sun May 14, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential
Replies: 262
Views: 18939

Re: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential

Could we see delta add Frankfurt to MSP list of destinations as well as PEK?

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by TheGeordielad
Sun May 14, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 joins the widebody club
Replies: 23
Views: 6528

Re: Jet2 joins the widebody club

A good step forward for jet2.Hope they grow from this short term lease.

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by TheGeordielad
Sun May 14, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsiaChina
Replies: 1
Views: 805

AirAsiaChina

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... hinese-lcc
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After serving China for a while now they have open an airline there based in Zhengzhou
https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... hinese-lcc

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by TheGeordielad
Sun May 14, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Madagascar to refleet, boost fleet, open new routes
Replies: 6
Views: 2002

Re: Air Madagascar to refleet, boost fleet, open new routes

Well good look to them.
Where have they got the funds from?

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by TheGeordielad
Sun May 14, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Lufthansa reject that single 747-8i?
Replies: 11
Views: 7346

Re: Why did Lufthansa reject that single 747-8i?

Wasn't it also to do with weight like the early Dreamliners

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia B777-300ER and additional A330-200
Replies: 52
Views: 15117

Re: Alitalia B777-300ER and additional A330-200

I hate to stray a little bit but what is AZ's future going to look like? I mean, they haven't ordered a single 787, a350, a320neo, a330neo, 737 MAX, or anything of a new generation. They can't keep flying old planes if they want to be competitive. Maybe EY could buy FOR them a few 787s, those could...

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia B777-300ER and additional A330-200
Replies: 52
Views: 15117

Re: Alitalia B777-300ER and additional A330-200

I hate to stray a little bit but what is AZ's future going to look like? I mean, they haven't ordered a single 787, a350, a320neo, a330neo, 737 MAX, or anything of a new generation. They can't keep flying old planes if they want to be competitive. Maybe EY could buy FOR them a few 787s, those could...

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 6271

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Great pictures! Terminal shaping up nicely but when In 2018 is it meant to be finished?

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Conviasa grounds all flights
Replies: 72
Views: 13480

Re: Conviasa grounds all flights

Conviasa is back to operating the CCS-EZE route with the E190, with a tech stop in VVI. Over 7 hours on a E190 must be something special. YV3071 operated the first flight, V05010 landing @ EZE at 3:42 AM today with 95 pax+crew. The return flight V05011 only left for CCS via VVI at 4:55 PM, (it was ...

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia B777-300ER and additional A330-200
Replies: 52
Views: 15117

Re: Alitalia B777-300ER and additional A330-200

Alitalia almost managed to get the Boeing 77W in its fleet but with its latest problems the deal was dropped . The aircraft an ex-Air Austral F-ONOU was ferried to LDE for storage . It is noteworthy that it had received a full paint and interior . https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4157/34503464711_75df...

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina's ULCC FlyBondi signs deal for first 738; 10 expected by 2017-18
Replies: 5
Views: 1198

Re: Argentina's ULCC FlyBondi signs deal for first 738; 10 expected by 2017-18

already being discussed http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1357851 tw This is a different development. Back then they had announced they had chosen the 737 but no definite order or lease had been made. Because they did not have a lease in place, Argentina's ANAC has delayed thei...

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2668
Views: 814563

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

What's holding up Qatars A350 deliveries?

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL. Livery decided
Replies: 3
Views: 2498

Re: Airbus Beluga XL. Livery decided

http://www.airbus.com/newsevents/news-e ... axls-face/

Oh yeah thought I've seen it before.
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ikolkyo wrote:
Old news my man, this was announced 2 weeks ago. There was also a thread on it and it was posted in the A330 production thread.

http://www.airbus.com/newsevents/news-e ... axls-face/

Oh yeah thought I've seen it before.

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential
Replies: 262
Views: 18939

Re: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential

While I think MSP will remain significant hub for DL, I can easily see it losing its few remaining long haul/Int'l routes. With the new focus on SEA as the Asian gateway (shifted from NRT), its hard to see why DL wouldn't just decide to shift all NRT bound traffic thru SEA. DTW already has the Chin...

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2017
Replies: 128
Views: 10694

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2017

ist2014 wrote:
I saw ex-kingfisher 333 TC-LNA is schedules for TK 68 BKk for 14 of may at flightradar 24.Seems strange for me, does it have crew rest or perhaps a mistake . i will follow tomorrow

Kingfisher never had a333s. It was probably ex Skymark or ntu Skymark.

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 diverted to Larnaca after birth of a baby on board #EK75
Replies: 30
Views: 8706

Re: Emirates A380 diverted to Larnaca after birth of a baby on board #EK75

Why would they not land in Istanbul? I don't think IST can handle a A380. Really?! IST is several times bigger than LCA. I think it's mainly the runways. The runway is longer but I don't think the runway can handle the weight of the a380.When the a380 came around and at least 100 went into service ...

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by TheGeordielad
Sat May 13, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baltia to lease 767-300ER
Replies: 62
Views: 10792

Re: Baltia to lease 767-300ER

You missed the real gem there: Apparently Kalitta is launching the B764 P2F conversion program too! Investors really buy this? How is Kalitta going to convince Delta and/or United to sell their 767-400s? Delta has 21 and United has 16. This is a total of 37 aircraft. :old: They don't need to. There...

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by TheGeordielad
Fri May 12, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 1911
Views: 177287

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

anshabhi wrote:
When will IndiGo get its first A321Neo?

Something like 2019/2020 I think.

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by TheGeordielad
Fri May 12, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR A350-1000 Routes?
Replies: 2
Views: 1040

Re: QR A350-1000 ROUTES ?

I guess LHR&CDG will have them first.

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