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by AirbusOnly
Fri May 25, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today
Replies: 28
Views: 2256

Re: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today

WOW AIR is never off the table...they will find other and different destinations like SLC f. e. with a lot of mormon community which is also situated in Iceland.

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by AirbusOnly
Thu May 24, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air launching DFW today
Replies: 32
Views: 3248

Re: WOW Air launching DFW today

Guys why can‘t you simply accept that even an A 321 neo nowadays can do KEF-LAX, KEF-SFO and KEF-MIA nonstop with ANY problems? WOW Air demonstrated it ...without any fuss. They simply flew. How much more efficient will still be the A 321 LR then? Long range in a narrow body- the travel „comfort“ of...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed May 23, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air launching DFW today
Replies: 32
Views: 3248

WOW Air launching DFW today

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW5RY/117a0b7b With the inaugural flight to DFW from KEF WOW Air is now launching her 11. US destination meanwhile Interestingly flight WW191 is operated by an Airbus A 330-200 (TF-WOW) and not from one of WOW Airs A 321. So either there are plenty bookings or DFW is t...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue May 08, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair announced service to Dusseldorf
Replies: 15
Views: 1769

Re: Icelandair announced service to Dusseldorf

WOW was the first Icelandic airline on this route - and now FI try to copy their success.... ;-)

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by AirbusOnly
Fri May 04, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin A340-600 (G-VWIN) flew to the scrappers last month but Virgin has bought it back!
Replies: 69
Views: 14830

Re: Virgin A340-600 (G-VWIN) flew to the scrappers last month but Virgin has bought it back!

Lufthansa also brought back 4 of their stored A 340-600 back to service recently

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by AirbusOnly
Fri May 04, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR inaugural flight KEF - CLE
Replies: 0
Views: 484

WOW AIR inaugural flight KEF - CLE

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flig ... 3#114114b8
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Another new US- destination from WOW Air: WW 113 departed yesterday at 9 pm local time to a 6hour flight from Keflavik to Cleveland. Frame was TF-MOM, A 321-211

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flig ... 3#114114b8

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by AirbusOnly
Tue May 01, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 415 - two times diverted?
Replies: 4
Views: 1945

LH 415 - two times diverted?

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH415/1139727b
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Whats the matter with LH 415 A 330 D-AIKC, originally scheduled für IAD-MUC. But it was diverted to YYT (St. Johns) and now it is shown as diverted to DUB instead of MUC.
Any reason? Current it is flying also a very northern Course....

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH415/1139727b

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 84
Views: 20449

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

Boooooring.... From a tourist's point of view (to whom this airline caters primarily), Tahiti is vivid colors, such as the light blue of the water in a lagoon. This dark shade of blue, and a flower that my 5-year old could have drawn better, reminds me of, well, yes, as others have said, Lufthansa ...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air inaugural flight KEF-DTW today
Replies: 29
Views: 3124

WOW Air inaugural flight KEF-DTW today

Scheduled ETD of flight WW 121 will be at 9.25 pm local time and ETA in DTW 3.50 pm

Return flight WW 122 scheduled ETD 11.40 pm and ETA at KEF 11 am

WOW Air additional starts a second flight to ORD today departing KEF at 8 pm as WW 156

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air got their next "pet"
Replies: 0
Views: 802

WOW Air got their next "pet"

TF-DOG, the 12th A 321-200 of WOW Air, was delivered yesterday from Hamburg to Keflavik. Their other "pet" TF-CAT was delivered in February this year. WOW AIR now has a fleet of meanwhile 19 airplanes: 12 A 321-200, 2 A320, 1 A320neo, 1 Airbus 321neo and 3 Airbus 330-300. And they are grow...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair is still growing 757 fleet
Replies: 29
Views: 6955

Re: Icelandair is still growing 757 fleet

Themotionman wrote:
stlgph wrote:
How old is the oldest one now?


TF-FII is the oldest pax aircraft at 28 years old, been at FI since new.


But for longer than half year their oldest bird is in use with / for Cabo Verde Airlines together wth TF-FIW, even in livery of that company

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A321LR Seychelles to Toulouse Non-Stop 11 hours
Replies: 188
Views: 30392

Re: Airbus A321LR Seychelles to Toulouse Non-Stop 11 hours

[quote=

This flight did happen, they were airborne for around 11 hours. This is hard data, much like the Wizz Air flights from KEF-LAX/SFO with the neo.[/quote]

These Flights were from WOW-Air, not Wizz-Air

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!
Replies: 264
Views: 34211

Re: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!

If you will excuse me Sir, tastes are necessarily different....so I cannot follow you. For me the new modern state of art livery is indeed especially Fitting to THIS airplane as the most modern one which is in the Lufthansa fleet now. Well done Lufthansa! ^^

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy Birthday Atlantic Airways
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Happy Birthday Atlantic Airways

It's time to indicate to "Atlantic Airways"; this small and rather unknown but nevertheless successful and nice Airline of the Faroe-Islands (situated half way between Norway and Iceland). They are celebrating their 30. birthday in these days and it is an interesting history with - I guess...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH retiring most (or all?) A340-600?
Replies: 172
Views: 51816

Re: LH retiring most (or all?) A340-600?

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... d#10c59afd
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D-AHID flew from storing at TEV to HAM today and rumours says she will get a new landing gear and will resume then flying from MUC

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... d#10c59afd

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad A380 diverted to Iceland
Replies: 2
Views: 1738

Etihad A380 diverted to Iceland

EY Flight 103 AUH-JFK A6 - APE stands currently on the apron of KEF Airport - a diversion on her way to New York. Reason is a weak passenger https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/a6-ape http://www.ruv.is/frett/staersta-flugvel-heims-lenti-med-veikan-farthega (Translation of this article from G...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laburnum: Russian plane loses 172 gold bars
Replies: 1
Views: 312

Laburnum: Russian plane loses 172 gold bars

https://themoscowtimes.com/news/russian ... eaks-60818
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Russian plane has distributed at least 172 gold bars and other precious metals on runway at Yakutsk airport

https://themoscowtimes.com/news/russian ... eaks-60818

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 NEO LR LBG - JFK Flight Tracker
Replies: 59
Views: 11427

Re: A321 NEO LR CDG - JFK Flight Tracker

thepinkmachine wrote:
I think WOW Air stole the show by operating non-stop KEF-LAX a couple of weeks ago - a longer flight...


And that was „only“ their A 321 neo- no LR - and they are still using it nonstop KEF - SFO too! Flightime more than 8 h - Check TF-SKY

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest passenger airport during midnight/early morning
Replies: 23
Views: 3811

Re: Busiest passenger airport during midnight/early morning

DXB every day has it's nightly rush-hour between midnight and 3/4 am...never seen a more busy and overcrowded airport during night hours than this one.

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 204051

Re: LH introduces revised livery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhKeo7oBaSE
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And another one from Hamburg today:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhKeo7oBaSE

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KEF 2018 stats
Replies: 6
Views: 1364

Re: KEF 2018 stats

Hard to believe as WOW at present deploys only their A 321 on nearly each of their longhaul routes to LAX, SFO and MIA. Additional only one of their three A 333 is applicable (TF-GAY is in Montreal YMX for maintenance, TF-WOW still damaged at KEF) in the moment.

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 204051

Re: LH introduces revised livery

KLDC10 wrote:
The English video is a full four minutes shorter than the German equivalent. Must be all of those long German words ;)


Now you understand why it takes so Long also to establish a new government here... ;-)))
they simply talk too Long...

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 204051

Re: LH introduces revised livery

https://img.abendblatt.de/img/hamburg/c ... 3944-o.jpg
Foto by Niclas Rebbelmund

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSDq_iS3yoA
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And there she ist: DABYA - first one in the new livery at Hamburg Airport:

https://img.abendblatt.de/img/hamburg/c ... 3944-o.jpg
Foto by Niclas Rebbelmund

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSDq_iS3yoA

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321Neo flying KEF- LAX
Replies: 104
Views: 20663

Re: A321Neo flying KEF- LAX

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW161/1049f220

6,765 km = 3.652 nm
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WOW Air is currently departing for the next "record flight" with their A 321neo TF-SKY: KEF-SFO nonstop!!

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW161/1049f220

6,765 km = 3.652 nm

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321LR takes to the skies for the first time
Replies: 260
Views: 41511

Re: A321LR takes to the skies for the first time

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW161/1049f220
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Why do they still Need the A 321neo LR? Wow Air is just planning another record flight with their "simple" A321neo TF - SKY: KEF-SFO nonstop
https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW161/1049f220

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321Neo flying KEF- LAX
Replies: 104
Views: 20663

Re: A321Neo flying KEF- LAX

Anyhow the wishful thinking of a.netters goes, the A321neo will have been significantly limited. By looking at Airbus documents I have, probably no more than 100-120 pax. How is that for profitability? Agree it’s all a huge conspiracy by Europe, Airbus and „authorities“ to the detriment of US airli...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321Neo flying KEF- LAX
Replies: 104
Views: 20663

Re: A321Neo flying KEF- LAX

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... y#1045658a
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Flight WW132 MIA-KEF flown by A 321neo TF-SKY only needed 6:16 h for the flight - must have been strong stream to push them in this way

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... y#1045658a

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321Neo flying KEF- LAX
Replies: 104
Views: 20663

Re: A321Neo flying KEF- LAX

Today WOW Air's A 320neo - often used on KEF - TLV flights, also is flying westbound KEF-PIT, 2.429nm, so no problem indeed for this plane and their A 321neo, TF-SKY is flying today again KEF-MIA, 3.183 nm, so also no problem. https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW147/104252ba https://www.flightradar24.c...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan to fly to HAM
Replies: 19
Views: 2946

Re: Hainan to fly to HAM

I will only believe that if I see the first Hainan bird at HAM...how often such flights were announced already @ HAM airport

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Airbus Neo routes by WOW AIR?
Replies: 40
Views: 9766

Re: Longest Airbus Neo routes by WOW AIR?

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW174/1038f5fb
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TF-SKY is now on her long way back to Iceland as WW 174 LAX-KEF
https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW174/1038f5fb

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A321CEO/A321NEO longest routes?
Replies: 9
Views: 2104

Re: A321CEO/A321NEO longest routes?

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW174/1038f5fb
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TF-SKY is now on her long way back to Iceland as WW174 LAX-KEF
https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW174/1038f5fb

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A321CEO/A321NEO longest routes?
Replies: 9
Views: 2104

Re: A321CEO/A321NEO longest routes?

https://twitter.com/flightradar24/statu ... 0233936896
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https://twitter.com/flightradar24/statu ... 0233936896

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest A321ceo/A320neo route OVB-BKK?
Replies: 31
Views: 5863

Re: Longest A321ceo/A320neo route OVB-BKK?

https://twitter.com/flightradar24/statu ... 0233936896
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https://twitter.com/flightradar24/statu ... 0233936896

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest A321ceo/A320neo route OVB-BKK?
Replies: 31
Views: 5863

Re: Longest A321ceo/A320neo route OVB-BKK?

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW173/1035e4d6 is this flight a Milestone?
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Today WOW seems to set a new record again: their A 321neo TF-SKY is flying KEF-LAX nonstop!! 6.942km = 8,37 h NONSTOP in a narrowbody...usually this flight is done by their A330.

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW173/1035e4d6 is this flight a Milestone?

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air A 321 stored in LJU?
Replies: 12
Views: 4816

Re: WOW Air A 321 stored in LJU?

Though being back after presumably conversion to TATL routes, "GMA" is still only flying European routes...to FRA TXL and so on...any reason? Maybe low Season?

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reykjavik (KEF) 2017 statistics
Replies: 30
Views: 5263

Re: Reykjavik (KEF) 2017 statistics

They desperately need more airport hotels and restaurants. That place is bursting at the seems. If they want to support WOW and Icelandair they need to start building more now. They need to invest in more facilities near the airport. Its a hike from the airport to the city, and there is not much by...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest A321ceo/A320neo route OVB-BKK?
Replies: 31
Views: 5863

Re: Longest A321ceo/A320neo route OVB-BKK?

MaxiAir wrote:
WOW did operate KEF-MIA-KEF once with the A321neo - thats 3182 NM. - not a scheduled service though.


That Service was not only once, but several times, always with their one and only A 321neo TF-SKY.

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air A 321 stored in LJU?
Replies: 12
Views: 4816

Re: WOW Air A 321 stored in LJU?

arcticcruiser wrote:
4 months! Did they convert it to freighter as well?...

Lol maybe....the owner of WOW Air has a lot of fantasies...but how to read in an other thread the aircraft hot additional tanks installed to empower it for TATL flights- but why that toke so Long? Maybe they work slowier for ULCC ;-)

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air A 321 stored in LJU?
Replies: 12
Views: 4816

Re: WOW Air A 321 stored in LJU?

Yesterday WOW Air got their „grandma“ , the Airbus A 321 TF-GMA back after more then 4 months of reconstruction in Ljubljana. The aircraft was transferred as flight WW 321 LJU-KEF yesterday. I wonder which routes GMA is now able to fly with its additional tanks

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KEF: due to weather conditions all FI and WW inbounds from US massively delayed this morning
Replies: 5
Views: 2484

Re: KEF: due to weather conditions all FI and WW inbounds from US massively delayed this morning

https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/natu ... flights_d/
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Big mess and havoc for both, but mostly for WOW and their tight schedules...wonder how and when they will come back to their regulary schedule again

https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/natu ... flights_d/

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KEF: due to weather conditions all FI and WW inbounds from US massively delayed this morning
Replies: 5
Views: 2484

KEF: due to weather conditions all FI and WW inbounds from US massively delayed this morning

A view on FR 24 shows all flights of Icelandair and WOW Air from USA / Canada incoming with a approx. delay of 3 to 4 hours because of very bad weather conditions this morning. All local flights from REK are also delayed or cancelled. https://www.mbl.is/frettir/innlent/2018/01/09/seinkun_a_milliland...

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German pilot died by aircraft door
Replies: 4
Views: 3197

German pilot died by aircraft door

Referring to this https://www.is.fi/kotimaa/art-2000005513885.html (Finish only) and this https://www.abendblatt.de/vermischtes/article213047833/Deutscher-Pilot-wird-von-Flugzeugtuer-getroffen-und-stirbt.html (German only) Reports, a German Pilot died when the crew tried to open a jamed door of thei...

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet is starting to fly from Berlin Tegel
Replies: 81
Views: 12301

Re: EasyJet is starting to fly from Berlin Tegel

Indeed just booked a flight for next week saturday fra-tlx-fra 90 euro's This is only a dumping price, but never cost-covering. Call it an introductory prize for a short time. And - do they get slots at FRA? They never ever can beat Lufthansa and its fantastic reputation - they will for ever stay t...

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo Partners to order 430 A320s at Dubai
Replies: 124
Views: 30329

Re: Indigo Partners to order 430 A320s at Dubai

Congrats to Airbus too. And the best of that fantastic deal is that more as the half of the airplane will be build at our Hamburg Airbus factory - it will secure a lot of jobs here for a long time! :-)

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair drops Edmonton?
Replies: 27
Views: 4587

Re: Icelandair drops Edmonton?

FI is also temporally suspending their year-round TPA service in late summer. Interestingly, all of these suspensions are for services that require the 757's range, are they not? Wonder if there is a connection here? Does anyone have more information on the TACV flying? I only noticed that FI‘s bot...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Air Berlin A 330 just cruising over Germany
Replies: 3
Views: 1266

Former Air Berlin A 330 just cruising over Germany

https://www.flightradar24.com/DALPA/ff69c3f

Just discovered this A 330 D-ALPA, actually stored at HHN since 20. October this year, is currently cruising over Germany since two hours already.
Maybe a new owner testing the product? Any other reasons?
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https://www.flightradar24.com/DALPA/ff69c3f

Just discovered this A 330 D-ALPA, actually stored at HHN since 20. October this year, is currently cruising over Germany since two hours already.
Maybe a new owner testing the product? Any other reasons?

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Same mess at WOW air like last year?
Replies: 38
Views: 6680

Re: Same mess at WOW air like last year?

Yesterday they even send a non NEO A 321 , TF-DAD A 321-211, nonstop to TLV and back...so seems also a non-neo A 321 can fly this route without a stopover... https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/tf-dad#fed308d btw: WOW Airs Airbus A 320 NEO is Standing at TLV-Airport for more than 2 days - st...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Same mess at WOW air like last year?
Replies: 38
Views: 6680

Re: Big mess at WOW schedule again

Seems to become the same mess like last year at the same time: WOW Air again "starts" a period of conspicuous delays today. After all out- and inbounds to Europe this morning and afternoon where already later than average 1 hour, the outbounds to the USA this afternoon also were delayed mo...

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair in row after woman, 74, had to sleep on luggage conveyor belt
Replies: 29
Views: 5766

Re: Ryanair in row after woman, 74, had to sleep on luggage conveyor belt

If the only airline that flies from A to B is Ryanair then its quite simple, dont fly from A to B.! People didnt fly on many routes before Ryanair existed and started these routes. Most people only now fly from A to B because Ryanair created that route, not because its essential for punters to use ...

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