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by AirbusOnly
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery
Replies: 91
Views: 12754

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

D-AIHD arrived at Malta on Monday morning for maintenance. Maybe she will get the new colours now too.

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 237
Views: 22822

Re: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018

Another aspect: which pilots are flying this bird? IMO they could fly at any other airline who is driving the A380, especially EK who chronically lack pilots, and must not fly for HiFly - I am nearly sure they earn less money and their working conditions are worse than those that have established ai...

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 237
Views: 22822

Re: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018

9H-MIP just left JFK to LGW as flight NRS7016 - with a delay of 5,5 hours! How will they ever come back in schedule with only one plane and such a delay? I guess though the passenger get an upgrade in plane they would much more prefer to reach their destination in time...but Norwegian is a LCC so yo...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q400: the underrated aircraft type?
Replies: 106
Views: 12406

Re: Q400: the underrated aircraft type?

Air Iceland Connect and Air Greenland are using 20 years old and older frames Dash 8-200 but also their three Dash 8 Q400 still on routes with a length of more than 2 hours, f. e. from UAK Narsarsuaq to KEF Keflavik (1.241 km, 670 nm) and until may this year they flew even "tatl" from KEF ...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI fleet during the winter
Replies: 8
Views: 1509

Re: FI fleet during the winter

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1375289&p=19858959#p19858959
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TF-FIW is hired to Abercrombie & Kent for a month or two:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1375289&p=19858959#p19858959

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI 1404 KEF-HNL
Replies: 5
Views: 1523

Re: FI 1404 KEF-HNL

It's TF-FIW, doing this job every year two times in spring and autumn for Abercrombie & Kent https://www.abercrombiekent.com/private-jet/experience before and after the summer season between Icelandic and European destinations. Check the flighthistory: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage - Resulting in diversions and cancellations
Replies: 147
Views: 18685

Re: Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage - Resulting in diversions and cancellations

We have booked flights to AKL on 27th October and flight back both via HKG on 13th November...do you think the flight back with CX could still be affected from fuel shortages and affect the connecting flight to FRA? ( 2.5 hours)

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air increased 98 % in one year
Replies: 6
Views: 2014

WOW Air increased 98 % in one year

Referring to this article http://www.mbl.is/vidskipti/frettir/2017/09/19/farthegum_wow_air_fjolgadi_um_42_prosent/ WOW AIR is very successfull furthermore. The Translation of the article from Google translator WOW air moved 322 thousand passengers to and from the country in August or 42% more passen...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights
Replies: 54
Views: 8304

Re: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW699/ed70f0d is scheduled even one hour ahead ETA in KEF.
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astuteman wrote:
AirbusOnly wrote:
WOW Air first flight to Israel with their one and only A321neo TF-SKY just departed:

I'm guessing the return flight will be even longer .....

Rgds


No, at present the return flight WW699 https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW699/ed70f0d is scheduled even one hour ahead ETA in KEF.

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights
Replies: 54
Views: 8304

Re: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights

WOW Air first flight to Israel with their one and only A321neo TF-SKY just departed: https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW698/ed59c6b 5.277 km and more then 7 hours from KEF to TLV in a narrowbody....somebody know how this first flight is booked? I guess Skoli Mogensen (owner of WOW Air) is also on boar...

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 440 FRA-IAH reverse over Iceland
Replies: 20
Views: 8415

LH 440 FRA-IAH reverse over Iceland

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH440/ed1251d

Seems they are going back to FRA right now, after making u-turn over Iceland. Is IAH still closed - or any other reason? Don't look like a diversion.
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https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH440/ed1251d

Seems they are going back to FRA right now, after making u-turn over Iceland. Is IAH still closed - or any other reason? Don't look like a diversion.

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to suspend Doha flights
Replies: 20
Views: 8532

Re: Lufthansa to suspend Doha flights

Additionally not to underrate the medical issues: a lot of Arabian people come to Germany for medical treatment and sometimes stay for weeks - often with the whole family. For example at the "Marriott Hotel" in Hamburg these are the key guests!

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Launching DFW
Replies: 47
Views: 7267

Re: WOW Launching DFW

Interesting they will fly with A333, since they even used their A321neo even to MIA!

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air KEF-MIA nonstop with A 321 - longest flight ever?
Replies: 34
Views: 8117

Re: WOW Air KEF-MIA nonstop with A 321 - longest flight ever?

As their A 333 TF-LUV was stucked up at MIA (because of an incident with a van who clashed with the left engine) WOW Air instead yesterday send first time their new A 321neo TF-SKY nonstop on that route: 5.896 km, flighttime. 8:06 h (!!) in a narrowbody! I guess this aircraft will also open their n...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air KEF-MIA nonstop with A 321 - longest flight ever?
Replies: 34
Views: 8117

WOW Air KEF-MIA nonstop with A 321 - longest flight ever?

As their A 333 TF-LUV was stucked up at MIA (because of an incident with a van who clashed with the left engine) WOW Air instead yesterday send first time their new A 321neo TF-SKY nonstop on that route: 5.896 km, flighttime. 8:06 h (!!) in a narrowbody! I guess this aircraft will also open their ne...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair: "Five years from now there will be just five European airlines
Replies: 77
Views: 13407

Re: Ryanair: "Five years from now there will be just five European airlines

Oh Mr. O’Leary - if he would finally shut his malicious tongue....he was the one who had a leading part that the established airlines are struggling nowadays....and he still is even proud at it. Never ever he will rule the German market...fortunately Lufthansa is too strong and healthy and they will...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR flight WW 154 to ORD div. to MKE
Replies: 5
Views: 1373

WOW AIR flight WW 154 to ORD div. to MKE

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flig ... 3/#ea78ae9
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Anyone know why the above mentioned flight was diverted to Milwaukee last night, only 100 miles from the real destination - and after three hours standing at MKE continuing to ORD? Maybe weather reason?

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flig ... 3/#ea78ae9

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future for Prague (PRG)
Replies: 23
Views: 5061

Re: Future for Prague (PRG)

Wondering why nor WOW Air neither Icelandair "discovered" Prague as a new destination until now. There are already some charter flights with Smartwings from PRG to KEF during the summer..but I am not sure they connect to one of the Icelandic carrier...

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Widebody Plan
Replies: 32
Views: 8813

Re: Icelandair Widebody Plan

https://www.flightradar24.com/ANA1965/e9edcae
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There is just an ANA B-777 approaching Iceland...charter flight?

https://www.flightradar24.com/ANA1965/e9edcae

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 769 - why landing in Bucharest?
Replies: 4
Views: 2123

LH 769 - why landing in Bucharest?

Lufthansa operate a Private Air Boeing 737-7CN(BBJ) on the flights from Frankfurt to Pune (India) and back. The outgoing flight LH 768 is going nonstop FRA-PNQ, but the return flight LH 769 always makes a stop-over in OTP before continuing to FRA. Anybody know, why they make this stopover in Buchare...

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cool webcam at Prague Airport....
Replies: 5
Views: 1624

Cool webcam at Prague Airport....

http://airportwebcams.net/cams/prague-webcam.html
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....performing live landing and departure scenes with actuel FR24 Details:

http://airportwebcams.net/cams/prague-webcam.html

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair transported more passengers than ever in one month
Replies: 0
Views: 523

Icelandair transported more passengers than ever in one month

http://www.mbl.is/vidskipti/frettir/2017/08/08/aldrei_fleiri_farthegar_i_einum_manudi/ This article translated by Google translator: Icelandair transported more than 540 thousand passengers in international flights in July, which was 10% more than in the same month last year when they were 489 thous...

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR Chicago route a failure?
Replies: 37
Views: 6708

Re: WOW AIR Chicago route a failure?

WOW AIR bashing seems to be the desperate and at same time abortive attempt to slam a very successful upcoming competitor.

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair cancels flight and lets passengers find an alternative by themselves
Replies: 43
Views: 8477

Re: Ryanair cancels a flight from Corsica and … and lets its passengers find an alternative by themselves

Midwestindy wrote:
And this my friends, sums up why I don't fly Ryanair...


Completely agree with you and to supplement with it: that's why I will NEVER fly any LCC or ULCC

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for KEF?
Replies: 40
Views: 4394

Re: What is next for KEF?

I can definetly see WW starting KEF-YHZ and compete with FI, also see them starting TPA/MCO once they get more of their A321N fleet... so I like more WW expansion, and i like their buisness model target as well... nice to see the growth there. I would venture to say that in 5 years from now WW will...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greenpeace: Schiphol and KLM need to shrink
Replies: 150
Views: 12487

Re: Greenpeace: Schiphol and KLM need to shrink

Green-Peace" has to shrink...is that PEACE what they are proclaiming? No, they are always trying to disturb the peace! They cannot stop the rotation of the world - but it is hard for them to accept. So why taking them serious? They are comedians!

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greenpeace: Schiphol and KLM need to shrink
Replies: 150
Views: 12487

Re: Greenpeace: Schiphol and KLM need to shrink

"Green-Peace" has to shrink...is that PEACE what they are proclaiming? No, they are always trying to disturb the peace! They cannot stop the rotation of the world - but it is hard for them to accept. So why taking them serious? They are comedians!

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR starting KEF - ORD today
Replies: 2
Views: 803

WOW AIR starting KEF - ORD today

The "purple bird" TF-MOM just departed from KEF to ORD as flight WW 153. Chicago will be the 7th destination for WOW Air in USA already.

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Plane spotting at KEF?
Replies: 6
Views: 2033

Re: Plane spotting at KEF?

Not a KEF native but visited recently. There's no viewing terrace that I saw, but there are some good places to spot around the runway ends. Unfortunately the runway thresholds are a fair way inside the perimeter so the closest you get is when they fly over a few hundred metres from the end of the ...

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Plane spotting at KEF?
Replies: 6
Views: 2033

Plane spotting at KEF?

I will come to Iceland in August this year and intend to spend a day at KEF Airport with plane spotting.
May I ask some "Insider" for recommendation of good places for spotters? Does KEF has a visitor terrace f. e.?
Thank you in advance for your Support!

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Passenger Scheduled NB Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 4133

Re: Longest Passenger Scheduled NB Routes

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1366369
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WOW Air got their first A 321neo (TF-SKY) yesterday on Paris Air Show:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1366369

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Passenger Scheduled NB Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 4133

Re: Longest Passenger Scheduled NB Routes

Wikipedia has this list, which is very interesting. It breaks down the longest passenger flights in the world by aircraft type. I'm not sure how accurate all of these are. For example, today's IAH-ANC on UA was on a 752, and for the E145 listing, I know for a fact that UA doesn't fly IAH-MOT anymor...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air becomes first A321neo operator in Europe
Replies: 1
Views: 892

Re: WOW Air becomes first A321neo operator in Europe

Great news for WOW. Is that the aircraft they will use for the KEF-TLV flights, starting in September this year? Or will they launch more routes to USA ?

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N941DL / McDonnell Douglas MD-88 diverted to KEF?
Replies: 1
Views: 866

N941DL / McDonnell Douglas MD-88 diverted to KEF?

Flight DL446 MCO-JFK should have been diverted to KEF!! Can that be true? Currently N941DL is listed "on ground" at KEF Airport.
Could a MD-88 fly without stop from MCO to KEF?

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air KEF-MIA with A 321 instead of A 333
Replies: 30
Views: 8584

Re: WOW Air KEF-MIA with A 321 instead of A 333

Again flight WW131 KEF-MIA operates as WW9131 with A 321 KEF-BGR-MIA. Seems their A 333 TF-LUV, operating WW 131 on 12. June, stucked up at MIA. Anyone know what is the problem with the big purple bird? There was a special flight WW 9134 MIA-KEF operated by Omni Air Boeing 767 N477AX. This aircraft ...

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air inaugural flight to PIT
Replies: 11
Views: 2266

WOW Air inaugural flight to PIT

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW147/dc1abd5
with Airbus A 321 TF-DAD. 4.897 km in a narrow-body.
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Just departed from KEF: WOW Air first flight WW 147 KEF-PIT https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW147/dc1abd5
with Airbus A 321 TF-DAD. 4.897 km in a narrow-body.

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW NOW
Replies: 10
Views: 2591

WOW NOW

WOW AIR of Iceland just got her 10th Airbus 321 with the Registration TF-NOW, just landed at KEF Inbound from TLS. Next plane will be TF-SKY, A 321N/WL. They now have a fleet of 3 x A 320 (one NEO), 10 x Airbus 321 and 3 x A 330. Compared to Iceland Air: they are operating a fleet of 21 Boeing 757 a...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Icelandair Route
Replies: 25
Views: 7094

Re: Longest Icelandair Route

One of their Cargo 757 TF-FIH has flown KEF-SFO and back nonstop recently.

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jun 14, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air KEF-MIA with A 321 instead of A 333
Replies: 30
Views: 8584

Re: WOW Air KEF-MIA with A 321 instead of A 333

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW9131/dbbd561

Today again an A 321 (the brandnew TF-PRO) is on the way to Miami as flight WW9131. Seems their A 333 TF-LUV stucked up at Miami yesterday, as the return flight WW132 yesterday was cancelled and TF-LUV is still shown on ground at MIA.
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https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW9131/dbbd561

Today again an A 321 (the brandnew TF-PRO) is on the way to Miami as flight WW9131. Seems their A 333 TF-LUV stucked up at Miami yesterday, as the return flight WW132 yesterday was cancelled and TF-LUV is still shown on ground at MIA.

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U2 to shut down HAM base
Replies: 31
Views: 5841

Re: U2 to shut down HAM base

Honestly: I am happy to see the orange birds disappearing from HAM market. And I hope, Ryanair will be next. Their behaviour and aggressivity don't fit to the HAM market, to the very openminded and liberal mentally of Hamburg People, which is rather unique world-wide. No Body will miss them, I swear...

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air KEF-MIA with A 321 instead of A 333
Replies: 30
Views: 8584

Re: WOW Air KEF-MIA with A 321 instead of A 333

Normally A333 TF-LUV was planed for that flight. But that plane is still on ground...maybe broken?

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air KEF-MIA with A 321 instead of A 333
Replies: 30
Views: 8584

WOW Air KEF-MIA with A 321 instead of A 333

WOW Air Airbus 321 TF-GPA as substition flight WW9131 just departed KEF for MIA. Longest flight ever for an A 321?

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Arrives into PHL
Replies: 2
Views: 776

Re: Icelandair Arrives into PHL

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1364641
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there was - of course - a thread about that flight:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1364641

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by AirbusOnly
Tue May 23, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 16845

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

Seems Nobody mentioned until now the new flights KEF-ORG of WOW Air earlier this month. On inaugural flight they presented their new "flagship" A 320neo TF-NEO on that Route

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by AirbusOnly
Wed May 17, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is this 757 going?
Replies: 8
Views: 2449

Re: Where is this 757 going?

Just landed at Nice (NCE) - in France.

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by AirbusOnly
Tue May 16, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights
Replies: 54
Views: 8304

Re: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights

7 Hours sandwitched in the cabin of an ULCC - hope defillibrators belong to their standard fitting...but I fear the feeling of having saved some pence people are ready even to endure that....

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by AirbusOnly
Tue May 16, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights
Replies: 54
Views: 8304

Re: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights

http://www.mbl.is/vidskipti/frettir/201 ... l_israels/
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Now it's official: WOW Air starts nonstop flights form KEF to TLV with their new 321neo, commencing at 12. September 2017

http://www.mbl.is/vidskipti/frettir/201 ... l_israels/

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by AirbusOnly
Wed May 03, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair 80th anniversary special livery
Replies: 16
Views: 4618

Re: Icelandair 80th anniversary special livery

Its TF-FIR, just arriving at KEF from Norwich. Great livery!!

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by AirbusOnly
Wed May 03, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights
Replies: 54
Views: 8304

Re: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights

Any news about these flights? They are not bookable until now...

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