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by Jayafe
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK after new Istanbul airport
Replies: 21
Views: 2365

Re: TK after new Istanbul airport

Yeah That’s true but I don’t think La Coruña can’t sustain flights to IST just for being the Inditex hub.. It’s a City with 0 tourism. On the other hand.... blablabla uninformed inaccurate non-sense blablabla... I think you are missing the point. Discussions aside, TK already tried (were forced) to...

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by Jayafe
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK after new Istanbul airport
Replies: 21
Views: 2365

Re: TK after new Istanbul airport

All The possible New destinations (some are resumptions) from my point of view: ....Santiago de Compostela... The destination that made sense was A Coruna to take advantage of all the Inditex activity, and they had planned to fly there. They bounced it to Santiago instead due to political pressure ...

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by Jayafe
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odds of IB Restarting IAD-MAD?
Replies: 14
Views: 1937

Re: Odds of IB Restarting IAD-MAD?

Considering UA has a hub at IAD and only runs a 757 seasonally on the route I'd say its more likely to see Level IAD-BCN before IB/AA operating IAD-MAD. Plus connecting in MAD is terrible. There is 0 yield in BCN for a Level connection, which is mainly focused in diaspora and touristic LCC travelle...

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by Jayafe
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus does not believe in continuing deliveries to Iran
Replies: 66
Views: 11790

Re: Airbus does not believe in continuing deliveries to Iran

777PHX wrote:
Iran is also a state sponsor of terrorism.


Also the US is, and has been (admitted by the US itself) for the last 60 years in several continents. Call it diplomacy or hypocrisy?

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by Jayafe
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next A330 Neo orders....
Replies: 92
Views: 15178

Re: Next A330 Neo orders....

https://www.yahoo.com/amphtml/finance/n ... 00168.html


That's not pressure, not even artificial pressure, that's a paid PR article.
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lightsaber wrote:
Pressure is forming for A330 orders at Farnborough. Production to dip to 50/year in 2019.

https://www.yahoo.com/amphtml/finance/n ... 00168.html


That's not pressure, not even artificial pressure, that's a paid PR article.

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by Jayafe
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches London Stansted
Replies: 87
Views: 15324

Re: EK launches London Stansted

What part of " neither airport's runway would be an impediment " failed to register? Granted, you could just look at a 77W's performance charts and see for yourself..... but for a simpler comparison: shorter runways have routine transatlantic service. I failed to register the part where t...

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by Jayafe
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continued enlargement of OSL underway
Replies: 11
Views: 1290

Re: Continued enlargement of OSL underway

The new part will be higher than the current terminal part towards the east runway. In the upper floor there is a new lounge that can be used by those who travel a lot or have more expensive tickets on long-haul flights. Sad to hear that, OSL is already one of the few airports with no PriorityPass/...

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by Jayafe
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continued enlargement of OSL underway
Replies: 11
Views: 1290

Re: Continued enlargement of OSL underway

Any new lounge expected?

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by Jayafe
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next A330 Neo orders....
Replies: 92
Views: 15178

Re: Next A330 Neo orders....

...A large part of the A330ceo sales were growth sales, they didn't replace any older models. Has this growth suddenly disappeared? Why does Airbus has issues selling early production slots while other competing planes have backlogs well into the 2020s? The only competing product with the A330neo i...

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad reports $1.52bn in losses for 2017
Replies: 42
Views: 6394

Re: Etihad reports $1.52bn in losses for 2017

Not at all surprised, we all know how the ME3 gets their money to avoid losses. Only now they're no longer pitching in to avoid the losses. XD Maybe you can tell us where it gets the money from. The financial reports were provided, and even DL had to shut up and go back to business with no excuses....

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: Etihad going to announce to cancel & defer aircraft.
Replies: 164
Views: 37891

Re: RUMOUR: Etihad going to announce to cancel & defer aircraft.

Lufthansa wrote:
EY only have a small 388 fleet and its generally used on kangaroo or NYC routes and generally goes out close to full. I doubt the 388 is a problem there. More likely the smaller destinations.


Also a Star in the LHR routes (packed). But hey this is a.net, everything is A380's fault ;)

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 266
Views: 95898

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

The main point, relative to this thread at least , is that the early 787s were never a candidate for the used market therefore had no role in establishing used market valuations. To be exact, they were not even candidates for the used market, as it was clear their value was 0. In the A380 case, it ...

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no direct flights between Liverpool and London?
Replies: 52
Views: 6895

Re: Why no direct flights between Liverpool and London?

Eurowingsa320 wrote:
I would imagine there being demand for this route...


Based on?

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 223
Views: 11723

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

Also in MAD, when in the South Pier of T1 (A gates), one can always see Wamos 747s and Plus Ultra A340s in remote positions. I haven't see them being boarded or disembarked, but this makes me guess that pax are bussed to the planes. I've disembarked Wamos 747s several times in the last years (>4) u...

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by Jayafe
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next A330 Neo orders....
Replies: 92
Views: 15178

Re: Next A330 Neo orders....

a350lover wrote:
Some A330neo for IB maybe? They could probably perform some better once the A340s get fully replaced.


A346 are staying at least another 5 years, and the direction is moving towards A350s. But within IAG, I'd think in EI as next order

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by Jayafe
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad
Replies: 13
Views: 2790

Re: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad

CaliguyNYC wrote:
...Honestly I don't know why people like the A380


Fly in one, you'll never want to move back.

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by Jayafe
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings Europe and Vueling Austria - why?
Replies: 2
Views: 451

Re: Eurowings Europe and Vueling Austria - why?

You're forgetting Laudamotion (Ryanair Austria)

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by Jayafe
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: Etihad going to announce to cancel & defer aircraft.
Replies: 164
Views: 37891

Re: RUMOUR: Etihad going to announce to cancel & defer aircraft.

If I were Boeing, I’d take the hit but tell them I’d want to see a one for one match of A350 cancellations before talking about anything with the 787. Makes sense, that would allow them to get rid of both orders, 777x and 787, offering a better and most consistent product. Airbus will be more than ...

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16415

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

With that plane they are not going to fly to any Muslim country anyway. Not even Morocco. Maybe they can reach Brussels though. When was the last time you checked the % of Islamic population in the countries/regions/areas within the flying range of that plane? Hopefully their AOC is denied. Then pe...

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Airbus have a captive market in the Philippines?
Replies: 7
Views: 1137

Re: Why does Airbus have a captive market in the Philippines?

Because it's a better product fitting better their needs.

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 168
Views: 29919

Re: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA

FatCat wrote:
It is required because everyone here wants to see an A346 flying again! 8-)


We'll always have IB...

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders
Replies: 81
Views: 10655

Re: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders

Btblue wrote:
British Airways - putting in a massive order for the 777-9 to replace outstanding 747s.

North American and European carriers (BA included) announcing LOI for the 797.

Potential Icelandair 787/797 order....


I bet 3 fingers on none of those happening.

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do airlines keep saying the fares will go up?
Replies: 6
Views: 961

Re: Why do airlines keep saying the fares will go up?

it seems like unless capacity is cut, there is simply no reason for fares to go up. Consumers don't care about where fuel prices is. And competition should ensure that as long as one competitor is willing to tolerate making less money, everyone else has to follow. Unless cartel attitudes come up, w...

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP A339neo to visit Brazil and MIA for airport certification
Replies: 7
Views: 1623

Re: TAP A339neo to visit Brazil and MIA for airport certification

On time for Farnborough orders maybe? :idea:

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.
Replies: 109
Views: 6496

Re: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.

But the US is the largest economy and market in the world. If European companies choose to have business in the US AND Iran, they should choose between any of the two. And if they want to have business within the US, they should being sanctioned for having dealt with Iran in the first place. Since ...

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.
Replies: 109
Views: 6496

Re: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.

Not a fan of Trump, but Boeing shouldn't have done deals with an evil regime like Iran. And I think the US government should sanction Airbus and all those EU companies supporting the Iranian regime, like they made recently with ZTE: You mean sanctioning the European Investment Bank? :hyper: https:/...

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG and the A350
Replies: 49
Views: 9582

Re: IAG and the A350

WW has stated that A359s will go to BA and IB, having EI staying with A330s + A321s Regarding BA, are you sure it was A359s and not A35Ks? I don't think BA have firm plans for the A359, yet! You're right, even when all the orders are IAG and a swap between A359s and A35Ks BA<>IB could always happen...

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.
Replies: 109
Views: 6496

Re: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.

Defending a country ruled by an extremist theocracy that's pumping billions of dollars into terrorism is pretty pathetic of you. I got confused, which of both countries are you talking about now? Cant really spot the difference. Then you are pretty dumb. I can see you were talking about the US now....

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.
Replies: 109
Views: 6496

Re: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.

aviationaware wrote:
Defending a country ruled by an extremist theocracy that's pumping billions of dollars into terrorism is pretty pathetic of you.


I got confused, which of both countries are you talking about now? Cant really spot the difference.

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China will resume regular flights to Pyongyang, citing market demand
Replies: 16
Views: 2720

Re: Air China will resume regular flights to Pyongyang, citing market demand

lol market demand.... do people here actually believe Air China is not a mere prop of the Chinese government?! Plenty of people, and commercial exchange. I understand that sitting the other side of the world wont allow you to know or understand some market regions, but at least not making statement...

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul New Airport, Latest Pictures
Replies: 95
Views: 34512

Re: Istanbul New Airport, Latest Pictures

AirlineCritic wrote:
... and if Air Canada ever flies to this airport, I know what would happen ...


I'm quite sure they have good ATCs, much better than the SFO ones ;)

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG and the A350
Replies: 49
Views: 9582

Re: IAG and the A350

There you go, so IB has no need for additional frames for long haul. And I don't see them expanding anywhere else for the moment. IB is in an hedge situation due to lack of planes. Plenty of services were cut down during the crisis for internal reorganization, and no WB birds were delivered for lon...

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures of Swazi King's A340 leaked
Replies: 30
Views: 10087

Re: Pictures of Swazi King's A340 leaked

All the while Swaziland has one of (if not THE) the highest rates of HIV in the world. "His Highness" doesn't need to fly anywhere. He should be focused on saving his country! It is the highest HIV rate... One third of adults are infected. They also have the highest TB rate. He has multip...

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by Jayafe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.
Replies: 109
Views: 6496

Re: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.

Sounds fair. Trump puts sanctions in place, and Boeing decides if honor their contracts or not. As they will not, they are in breach and fully ready for trial. It's not that they're not allowed, they have a choice, and they've chosen to breach the contract. Likely a huge compensation for not followi...

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by Jayafe
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Boeing build its new mid-market aircraft in Washington?
Replies: 119
Views: 9366

Re: Will Boeing build its new mid-market aircraft in Washington?

Nothing is hypocritical about it.. As a company you have a fiduciary duty to your shareholders to create the most shareholder value. Using a competition to determine where to locate a program to get the best deal and therefore generate the greatest shareholder value is the responsible corporate act...

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by Jayafe
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level moving flight from OAK to SFO?
Replies: 54
Views: 6644

Re: Level moving flight from OAK to SFO?

What will be the difference in fees between OAK and SFO?

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by Jayafe
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1
Replies: 64
Views: 10217

Re: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1

Kiwirob wrote:
I doubt they will be able to call them the A200 family, Mercedes already own this.


Trademarks usually dont apply when products belong to different markets.

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by Jayafe
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 913
Views: 318157

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

ap305 wrote:
...The production block starting from the IB frame is ready for 280t when it arrives.


Which makes it a not-yet-certified 280t variant, so paper aside it's indeed a 280t bird waiting for authorization for usage, ergo a 280t bird.

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by Jayafe
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL
Replies: 49
Views: 5446

Re: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL

It's not, compared to the major holiday destinations from Spain (CUN, PUJ and HAV). It's the second one more relevant (and with decent yields) in the US far behind JFK, no more no less. MIA is not far behind JFK in PAX from MAD (2017): JFK 779,086 MIA 650,756 Almost 20% (if that's not far for you, ...

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by Jayafe
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL
Replies: 49
Views: 5446

Re: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL

SCQ83 wrote:
Umm wrong. South Florida is a very popular holiday destination in Spain.


It's not, compared to the major holiday destinations from Spain (CUN, PUJ and HAV). It's the second one more relevant (and with decent yields) in the US far behind JFK, no more no less.

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by Jayafe
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 797
Views: 103798

Re: A400M Update

seahawk wrote:
The A400M ended up being a bad strategic airlifter and bad tactical one too.


None of those statements are right or justified. It's an amazing product being blamed for not becoming a competition-killer, which never was intended to be. Time for people to grow up.

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One Needs New Refrigerators. They Cost $24 Million
Replies: 99
Views: 6761

Re: Air Force One Needs New Refrigerators. They Cost $24 Million

Seabear wrote:
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I see what you're doing, and I raise:

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14816

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

It may be delusional, but if you remove the windows, it can happen that suddenly passengers become aware that they are travelling 10km high and 900km/h in an aluminium can. Not a truth that everybody can handle.

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14816

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

migair54 wrote:
The middle seats in the new first class cabin already have virtual windows, and they are quite nice, obviously it's not the same but much better than having nothing.


Those are not the words that you want to hear from passengers paying First Class tickets...

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches London Stansted
Replies: 87
Views: 15324

Re: EK launches London Stansted

...with it being my local airport I take somewhat more notice when it pops up. I believe that 2250m is ok for an A380 to go 3knm and it can get out at about 500t according to the takeoff charts (standard day) which I think should allow it to go full of cargo too. The charts actually say 2500 for 50...

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 913
Views: 318157

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

juliuswong wrote:
SQ317 wrote:
Is this the first flight of the 278t weight variant?

Affirmative. First of six slated to go to Philippines Airlines.


As (I think) unique client for the 278t variant, but IB's 280t flew last week though.

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 219 (IB#1) just departed on its first flight (AIB01NP)

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One Needs New Refrigerators. They Cost $24 Million
Replies: 99
Views: 6761

Re: Air Force One Needs New Refrigerators. They Cost $24 Million

The US President (not necessarily Trump) should go the other extreme, retire both AF1 birds, and fly commercial whenever a travel requirement comes up. It'll be great for PR too. Why? Third world countries are spending $Billions on VVIP transport. So you suggest the US to take example of 3rd world ...

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by Jayafe
Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 6440

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2018

...and there goes away the last hope to protect the name "Ataturk Airport" for the new airport. Reading in the news that Erdogan just said "we already have Ataturk airport, it would be thoughtful to look out for a new name..." Well, that doesn't make sense. The current Ataturk A...

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by Jayafe
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC releases latest blacklist of 86 individuals banned from air travel for severe loss of social credit
Replies: 32
Views: 5169

Re: CAAC releases latest blacklist of 86 individuals banned from air travel for severe loss of social credit

If this was implemented in Europe at some point, half of the UK citizens wouldn't be able to fly...

dtw2hyd wrote:
So they have to get new more genuine looking IDs now.


They can always follow the method for fake IDs that 18+ yo people use in the US, both situations are equally shameful.

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by Jayafe
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress
Replies: 88
Views: 7847

Re: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress

Given the £22bn+ cost of the plan; LCC's like BE, FR and BE will be quick to complain about new fees.. This was exactly why Willie Walsh said BA was against the 3rd runway, because he didn't want his passengers paying extra taxes to pay for the thing.... Which is absolute BS. The only concern of BA...

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