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by RainerBoeing777
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM wet-leases a 747.
Replies: 27
Views: 4721

Re: LATAM wet-leases a 747.

The 77W transfer is news to me. PT-MUI is bound to leave the fleet soon (left already?), with more 77Ws to follow. They were always intended to just be placeholders for the A350s, but it’s still sad that 777 operation will reach an end in Brazil, once more. The ten boeing 777-300ER will remain in t...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal to fly LIS-EZE in 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1487

Re: TAP Portugal to fly LIS-EZE in 2019

TAP Air Portugal should return its operations to Panama City and Bogota, both are strong Star Alliance Hubs and it is a good time to return

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports
Replies: 43
Views: 6408

Re: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports

wow ! Cathay Pacific has strong load factors!

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by RainerBoeing777
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL in China
Replies: 104
Views: 8817

Re: DL in China

Delta should be stronger in China have very strong partners with super strong hubs I feel that they have little flights should increase more, United fly from PEK to ORD / EWR / SFO / IAD, from PVG to ORD / EWR / SFO / LAX, from HKG to ORD / EWR / SFO and finally CTU-SFO and that United has Air China...

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by RainerBoeing777
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 17
Views: 3225

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

Congratulations ! finally return to Barcelona was a very important route to return, I hope new routes such as Frankfurt, Rome, pity that Aeromexico did not add the route Mexico City - Beijing

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana celebrates 30th anniversary; refocus more on longhaul flying
Replies: 67
Views: 7880

Asiana Airlines future expansion

Asiana Airlines has had a considerable expansion increase its flights to Rome and Chicago with daily flights, Frankfurt is now operated by the A380 throughout the year, added Barcelona and Venicia as new destinations and changed their order of Airbus A350XWB, 21 of model -900 and nine units of the -...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM confirms flights to Tel Aviv from December
Replies: 28
Views: 4854

Re: LATAM confirms flights to Tel Aviv from December

What happened to the GRU-LIS route was not going to be inaugurated?

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific
Replies: 48
Views: 9823

Re: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific

Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur and Manila must return! and another route that should return is Munich - Bangkok is another route with high demand, Lufthansa must regain its leadership in Southeast Asia Why “must”, if you’re comparing against European airlines then Finnair would have a few things to say ab...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific
Replies: 48
Views: 9823

Re: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific

Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur and Manila must return! and another route that should return is Munich - Bangkok is another route with high demand, Lufthansa must regain its leadership in Southeast Asia ...since when was LH the "leading" anything, to SE Asia?? Lufthansa had a strong network of de...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific
Replies: 48
Views: 9823

Re: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific

Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur and Manila must return! and another route that should return is Munich - Bangkok is another route with high demand, Lufthansa must regain its leadership in Southeast Asia

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by RainerBoeing777
Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: THAI Eyeing MAN, HAM, Return to MAD
Replies: 38
Views: 8014

Re: THAI Eyeing MAN, HAM, Return to MAD

Manchester is a perfect route for the A350! good time to return to Spain but would have preferred Barcelona but this route can easily be operated by the Boeing 787-8, I do not understand why THAI does not return to Düsseldorf? It is a bigger market than Hamburg and in Düsseldorf they have Eurowings ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The era of ultra-long-range flights
Replies: 57
Views: 9824

Re: The era of ultra-long-range flights

... IST MEX ... SYD MEX IST-MEX can be done with a 787 as is actually shorter than the existing MEX-NRT. But I doubt Aeromexico is interested on this route due to the small O/D market. Turkish has been long rumored at MEX but never actually announced it (probably due to lack of slots at MEX, but mo...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The era of ultra-long-range flights
Replies: 57
Views: 9824

The era of ultra-long-range flights

Today begins the first regular flight between Australia and Europe, Qantas launches Perth - London Heathrow, the new Airbus A350 XWB and Boeing 787 Dreamliners break the barriers of distance, the year before they started Singapore - San Francisco, Singapore - Los Angeles, Doha - Auckland, Dubai - Au...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada will add 4 more A330-300s in 2019
Replies: 80
Views: 15770

Re: Air Canada will add 4 more A330-300'S in 2019

I'm surprised that in the past Air Canada did not buy more A333 or A332 were the best for its network of Atlantic routes, 8 A333 I see very little for Air Canada, great to add 4 more to fleet

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS looks to return to LA and Paris
Replies: 26
Views: 4594

Re: MAS looks to return to LA and Paris

I think you should buy the 8 Dreamliners of the MoU last year, and get rid of the A380 once, I think the A350 is too much capacity for MH, I think in the future the A350 would serve only LHR with 3 daily flights, and the Dreamliners would be used for other European and Oceania routes Serving LHR th...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS looks to return to LA and Paris
Replies: 26
Views: 4594

Re: MAS looks to return to LA and Paris

I think you should buy the 8 Dreamliners of the MoU last year, and get rid of the A380 once, I think the A350 is too much capacity for MH, I think in the future the A350 would serve only LHR with 3 daily flights, and the Dreamliners would be used for other European and Oceania routes

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa needs more bigger planes?
Replies: 42
Views: 9069

Re: Lufthansa needs more bigger planes?

Frankfurt and Munich are Hubs too strong, in a future routes such as Washington DC, Chicago, Sao Paulo, Orlando, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Johannesburg, Tokyo Haneda, Mumbai, Bangkok , Boston, Toronto, Vancouver, routes where the Boeing 747 currently operates but most of them exceed more than 90% ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa needs more bigger planes?
Replies: 42
Views: 9069

Re: Lufthansa needs bigger planes?

maybe the order of 20 Boeing 777-9X can be something small Well the official order was for 34 777X. Carsten Spohr said about a year ago: “I’m not sure if we’ve really ordered enough A350s and possibly too many 777Xs,” Let´s see how it will turn out in the end. Now that the A350s are all in Munich, ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa needs more bigger planes?
Replies: 42
Views: 9069

Lufthansa needs more bigger planes?

With the arrival of the A380 in Munich, I think that Lufthansa needs larger aircraft to complete its fleet of wide-body aircraft, Germany is the largest European economy and the demand for premium passengers is high, Frankfurt and Munich are Hubs too strong, in a future routes such as Washington DC,...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ib increases to 10 weekly in Chile
Replies: 5
Views: 1247

Re: Ib increases to 10 weekly in Chile

IB is increasing its operations in Chile and in general to south america. Do you think that they will open new routes with the newer planes yet to come or will they increase another destination? In that case which one? Link in Spanish only. Regards And they have already increased to Bogota, Buenos ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300
Replies: 62
Views: 13283

Re: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300

I find it very amusing that here on Airliners people are already replacing aircraft after 2 years of service. The last 77W has been delivered last week and is now already discarded as obsolete technology. Please, we are not talking about a new bottle of whisky, or even a car.... Sure the A340's are...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300
Replies: 62
Views: 13283

Re: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300

I don't think they will order more B77W or B77X because for some roues is OK but I think it is way too big for many routes they currently have, . I do not think Singapore and Hong Kong are the main financial centers of Asia the demand of business passengers in very large SQ flies with the A380 and ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300
Replies: 62
Views: 13283

Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300

Because Swiss does not finish replacing its last A340 with B77W, the routes where the A340 operates are Tokyo Narita, Shanghai, Beijing and Johannesburg, there is enough demand to fly with the B77W all these routes, many Chinese airlines are interested in flying to Zurich and the market to Tokyo has...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS to go double daily LHR-JNB W18/19.
Replies: 33
Views: 5906

Re: VS to go double daily LHR-JNB W18/19.

I think it's excellent, it's a route with too much demand, I do not know how SAA can reduce this route

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CEO says no new hubs, fleet growth, point to point flying
Replies: 93
Views: 17237

Re: AA CEO says no new hubs, fleet growth, point to point flying

What would exactly be the point of another HUB or point to point flying? Their value is their HUBS which took decades and billions to develop. Doing any flying not related to them is almost always going to be an unwise financial decision, they are at least a couple of decades away from coming anywh...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?
Replies: 22
Views: 4356

Re: What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?

BawliBooch wrote:
Is ET flying to DEL with 767-300ER?

I could swear I have seen ET 737's on DEL ramp multiple times while taxiing.


in winter season, one of the flights is operated by the B738

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?
Replies: 22
Views: 4356

What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?

They have some information about the most profitable long-haul routes and with the highest load factors of Ethiopian Airlines Guangzhou (CAN) and Beijing (PEK) operate normally with Boeing 777-300ER Shanghai (PVG) the service increased with the Airbus A350-900XWB Mumbai (BOM) you have 2 daily flight...

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by RainerBoeing777
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates start BCN-MEX
Replies: 84
Views: 14968

Re: EMIRATES start BCN-MEX

Aeroméxico instead of increasing Madrid and París, they had to lauch Barcelona is a destination with much demand!

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian's strategy for 2018-2019?
Replies: 30
Views: 5381

Re: Austrian's strategy for 2018-2019?

It would be great if they added Boston, San Francisco or Mumbai to their route network

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African Airways is in the wrong alliance?
Replies: 20
Views: 5143

South African Airways is in the wrong alliance?

The problem of SAA is its defying fleet of A340 primodially which does not make it efficiently run its long haul routes, I have read many comments where SAA is in the wrong alliance. In my opinion no FRA and MUC are strong Hubs in Europe of great importance, ZRH and VIE are important markets, Swiss ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines MoU for 25 A350 and 25 787
Replies: 41
Views: 7821

Re: Turkish Airlines MoU for 25 A350 and 25 787

But are you finally going to buy the B787 and A350?

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet

The A350 will fly to New York, Mexico City, Cape Town and Shanghai! Lufthansa really needs a new order, some of them imagine that they will return to A346 given that at the end of the year Lufthansa will have 12 A359 in fleet , the A359 has been great for Lufthansa, they need to order A350-1000 and ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Philadelphia (PHL) Hub
Replies: 56
Views: 7822

Re: American Airlines Philadelphia (PHL) Hub

Amsterdam (AMS) Boeing 757-200 Daily Dublin (DUB) Airbus A330-200 Daily London (LHR) Airbus A330-300 Daily , Airbus A330-200 Daily Madrid (MAD) Airbus A330-200 Daily Manchester (MAN) Airbus A330-300 Daily Munich (MUC) Airbus A330-200 Daily Paris (CDG) Airbus A330-200 Daily Rome (FCO) Airbus A330-30...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Philadelphia (PHL) Hub
Replies: 56
Views: 7822

Re: American Airlines Philadelphia (PHL) Hub

Anyone know what AA is running out of JFK this summer for Comparison? Phl offers the connection power and a fortress hub, if you want to make money phl makes way more than very competitive JFK. Barcelona (BCN) - Boeing 767-300ER Daily Buenos Aires (EZE) - Boeing 777-200ER Daily London Heathrow - Bo...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Philadelphia (PHL) Hub
Replies: 56
Views: 7822

American Airlines Philadelphia (PHL) Hub

Philadelphia has become the doors of the Atlantic for American Airlines this summer will have more than 19 daily flights to Europe, with Boeing 757-200, Boeing 767-300ER, Airbus 330-200 and Airbus A330-300, recently the B763 were added to the routes ZRH, BUD, PRG and LIS this summer http://www.gcmap...

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic cancels order for 6 A380s
Replies: 109
Views: 24434

Re: Virgin Atlantic cancels order for 6 A380s

It seems good to me, the A380 was very big for its operations, a fleet of B787 and A350 is perfect for Virgin Atlantic

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by RainerBoeing777
Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet

Ok, a very simple question, Rainer: Do you think people on LH are too stupid to realize the potential of say BKK or KUL? Or the potential of the 77W? Or do you believe they have calculated it like a 1000 times and came to the conclusion that money and planes are better spent elsewhere? I know that ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet

You are seriously off in interpreting the role of the 340, the 346 especially, when it comes to efficiency. And even further off than simply off when it comes to their role in discontinuing routes. KUL and BKK for example are welcoming you with absolute trash yields. THAT is why they were discontin...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet

Off on a tangent, re the NEED to return to all those destinations you listed. Is there a business case to serve all those destinations which would justify expanding the fleet/changing the configuration of the fleet, or are those destinations just your personal wish list? If there was a business cas...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet

A that is why they decided to not pick both engines choices for their A320NEOs or why a small 777W+777F subfleet still works for them... Interesting, where does LH hides its small 777 subfleet? some Boeing 777-300ER would go well with Lufthansa on routes like Munich -Tokyo Haneda, Munich - San Fran...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet

Off on a tangent, re the NEED to return to all those destinations you listed. Is there a business case to serve all those destinations which would justify expanding the fleet/changing the configuration of the fleet, or are those destinations just your personal wish list? If there was a business cas...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest 777-200ER Routes
Replies: 10
Views: 2946

Re: Longest 777-200ER Routes

United Airlines
Newark - Hong Kong
Chicago - Hong Kong
Newark - Mumbai
Newark - Delhi

Air New Zealand
AKL-IAH

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts of the use of Lufthansa long-haul flotation

InnsbruckFlyer wrote:
FRA BKK is also an A380 Route.


They are only used in the winter season

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts of the use of Lufthansa long-haul flotation

Currently the Lufthansa fleet is composed of: 14 Airbus A380-800 19 Boeing 747-8i 13 Boeing 747-400 13 Airbus A340-600 16 Airbus A340-300 19 Airbus A330-300 8 Airbus A350-900XWB The A380, A359, B744, B748, A343 have a strong use in the routes where they operate, the A346 operate little routes since...

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by RainerBoeing777
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can anyone please give me the list of A380 flights to/from MEL?
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Re: Can anyone please give me the list of A380 flights to/from MEL?

Etihad Airways (EY)
Qatar Airways (QR)
Emirates (EK)
Malaysia Airlines (MH)
Qantas (QF)
Singapore Airlines (SQ) coming soon

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by RainerBoeing777
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH's current/future A380 routes
Replies: 6
Views: 1133

Re: MH's current/future A380 routes

during this season they will fly to Seoul (ICN), Sydney, Melbourne, Tokyo and in August return to London (LHR)

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by RainerBoeing777
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts of the use of Lufthansa long-haul flotation

The 343 is deficient as in equally or even slightly more efficient than the 777-200ER? I don’t really get the point of the thread, tbh. WHAT! the boeing 777 completely annihilates the production of the A340! more than 1500 Boeing 777 were built while the A340 only 375, many airlines preferred the B...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts of the use of Lufthansa long-haul flotation

The have already ordered tons of A350 plus 777-9. No need for more. the 24 A346 will be replaced by the 25 A350-900 ordered all will operate in Munich, the B777-9 will replace the B744 and add capacity in Munich, now what will happen to the old and deficient A343 ???? obviously they need to be repl...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 15438

Re: Doubts of the use of Lufthansa long-haul flotation

Has LH handed all FRA-EWR traffic over to UA? I didn't see that route in your listing at all and as far as I remember last summer they flew at least one daily B748. Didn't UA announce they'd be using their new B77Ws on that route? If I'm missing Lufthansa operates with Boeing 747-8i FRA-EWR, and ef...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United eyes A330-800 for fleet replacement
Replies: 260
Views: 45870

Re: United eyes A330-800 for fleet replacement

United does not have 53 Boeing 767-300ER are active 35, I believe that in the replacement of these aircraft are in the hands of Boeing

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