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by AirbusOnly
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Dane Airlines - New Danish airline
Replies: 31
Views: 4190

Re: Great Dane Airlines - New Danish airline

Weird concept, but I hope they will prosper, and wish them all the best. Some seats on these three scheduled routes are already sold to a travel agency This must be the only way they can make it work. I wonder if we will see them doing charter work from other airports in Denmark this summer. The li...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc launches ABV/VIE/AMM/ATH & MIA - April '19 Launch
Replies: 37
Views: 4952

Re: Royal Air Maroc launches ABV/VIE/AMM/ATH & MIA - April '19 Launch

OA940 wrote:
Irrelevant to BOS, but looking at RAM's website CMN-ATH is 4h35m westbound on an E190. I assume that has to be among the longest flights for the type. Will they need to place restrictions, especially during summer?


Even CMN-ARN is flown by their E190.

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW
Replies: 105
Views: 23863

Re: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW

https://www.flightradar24.com/ACA2349/1f5a4ad3


Which was the former registration of this frame and are they repainted to AC livery in KEF already?
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SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
C-GHPJ has just left KEF as AC2349

https://www.flightradar24.com/ACA2349/1f5a4ad3


Which was the former registration of this frame and are they repainted to AC livery in KEF already?

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates intends to fly HAM-JFK
Replies: 115
Views: 16435

Re: Emirates intends to fly HAM-JFK

Can someone explain why Germany's second-largest city has no direct flights with north America? Well, it's only the second largest city-proper, not metro area. I know the comparison is not fair, because Hamburg is a really important city, but San Antonio is seventh largest city proper of the USA, b...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Closes All U.S. Stations Except: BOS/BWI/DTW/EWR
Replies: 64
Views: 12314

Re: WOW Closes All U.S. Stations Except: BOS/BWI/DTW/EWR

All these negative Statements and fault-finder….why not thinking more positive that WOW AIR recognized their mistakes they made - late but seems not too late ? Now they are trying to consolidate their business on solid business model - so give them all the chances they Need. And I am sure they will ...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Departures in the middle of the night
Replies: 88
Views: 13516

Re: Departures in the middle of the night

DXB for example is extemly busy also during night hours with numerous flights to India, Asia, Australia and some African destinations.

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran
Replies: 182
Views: 43496

Re: Norweigan 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran

teusje wrote:
Norwegian 8402 LN-DYG just took off from Shiraz back to Oslo.



...and was diverted to WAW...for whatever reason….but finally arrived OSL...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 114
Views: 19072

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

I was not expecting that! I am into it. Is this an international bird or doing regional/domestic flights? As of right now it's announced that they will be used on flights to HNL. There may be some domestic or regional familiarity flights for training before the first HNL flights in May but I'm not ...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 114
Views: 19072

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

Some more Details:

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TF-GAY now in the air flying KEF-DEL
Replies: 26
Views: 8759

Re: TF-GAY now in the air flying KEF-DEL

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW322/1ecd8d20
In Icelandic media I couldn't find any Information about the level of capacity at that flight - and the return flight. Anybody has some informations about that?
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TF-GAY just now is doing its 2. flight from KEF to DEL. https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW322/1ecd8d20
In Icelandic media I couldn't find any Information about the level of capacity at that flight - and the return flight. Anybody has some informations about that?

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today
Replies: 73
Views: 15793

Re: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today

TF-DTR arrived at KEF only 70min later as scheduled at 5.30 am, so all connecting flights to Europe could be achieved...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 66772

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

D-AIHD will landing in around 15 min. from now..without diversion!

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today
Replies: 73
Views: 15793

Re: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW174/1ec33018
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Just saw that yesterday they already used their A 321neo TF-DTR on this route and even this plane made a technical stop at YEG (I guess for refuelling). DTR will soon be back on her way to KEF...
https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW174/1ec33018

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today
Replies: 73
Views: 15793

WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today

Dead ones live longer…. ;) WOW Air again is just flying long range with A 321 TF-CAT. This is no "neo". In the past they sometimes used TF-SKY, A 321neo for this route and in most times he did it nonstop. So I'm curious if CAT can do it non-stop too…. 6,942 km = 4,3135 nm....more than 8 ho...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 66772

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH5Y/1ec2078d
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You guys in SAN get the next LH A 340-600 today. D-AIHD just departed FRA to SAN, flight time is calculated with 11 h and 20 min, ETA 12:50 pm (hope it will fly nonstop this time and not make a stop-.over at LAS again)
https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH5Y/1ec2078d

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Merkel's A343 diverts to CGN
Replies: 65
Views: 8080

Re: Merkel's A343 diverts to CGN

I wonder whether IBERIA could fulfil the high security requirements so fast....did they reject the whole first and Business class passenger in favor for Mrs. Merkel and Mr. Scholz, the finance Minister and their staff, or are they both sitting in the middle of all other "normal" passengers...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 66772

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

Update: as of ~7:45am Thursday, LH466 is now sked to arrive SAN early at 12:51pm (with an on-time departure at 3:05pm.) AF302 is also early (as of now) sked to land at 3:36pm; on time departure of flight 303 is still at 6:05pm. For those interested in seeing the trifecta, (747) Speedbird is running...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 466 FRA - SAN today with A 340-600
Replies: 17
Views: 3916

LH 466 FRA - SAN today with A 340-600

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH5Y/1eb51b97
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Maybe interesting for some SAN spotter: LH 466 today is operated with an AIRBUS A 340-600 D-AIHL - afaik the first time with this Beauty... ;-)
It is also listed to fly on 4. December.

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH5Y/1eb51b97

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA191 LHR-AUS diverting to KEF
Replies: 1
Views: 1345

BA191 LHR-AUS diverting to KEF

https://www.flightradar24.com/BAW91C/1ead02af

Just on approach to KEF....medical issue?
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https://www.flightradar24.com/BAW91C/1ead02af

Just on approach to KEF....medical issue?

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair making a bid for controlling stake in TACV
Replies: 45
Views: 8327

Re: Icelandair making a bid for controlling stake in TACV

There are currently already 2 Icelandair B 757, TF-FII and TF-FIJ , flying for VR, since TF-FIW is chartered out to Abercrombie & Kent and Captains Choice

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR A 321 on the way to Cuba
Replies: 12
Views: 5196

Re: WOW AIR A 321 on the way to Cuba

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flig ... 3#1e90d342
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In the meantime TF-MOM made one flight for Aruba Airlines as AG902 from AUA to GEO yesterday, but on the way back she was again diverted to HAV....mysterious...

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flig ... 3#1e90d342

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR A 321 on the way to Cuba
Replies: 12
Views: 5196

WOW AIR A 321 on the way to Cuba

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW9321/1e8ac1b
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What is that for a kind of flight? New charter flight? Or is the plane chartered out? Currently WOW Air's "MOM" ( A 321 TF-MOM) is on the way to HAV.

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW9321/1e8ac1b

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History
Replies: 143
Views: 22786

Re: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History

LH used their 313 in their last operating Time only on very short but much frequented routes like HAM-FRA or TXL-FRA. As far as I know LH never flew TATL with their 313.

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 293
Views: 43648

Re: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/HFM380P/1e5656e0

Who will be the next charterer?
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9H-MIP is in the air again and left ist base BYJ (Beja) 1,5 hours ago northwest bound....no destinations is given...
https://www.flightradar24.com/HFM380P/1e5656e0

Who will be the next charterer?

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Axes JFK and DFW Routes: is Their Model Failing?
Replies: 112
Views: 22898

Re: WOW Air Axes JFK and DFW Routes: is Their Model Failing?

I don't buy that WW is going under. I think they are doing the opposite, and what the almighty armchair CEO board of ANET always says is what carriers should do. They are reviewing their routes wisely and cutting those that aren't meeting expectations. They are adding some new endeavors , one of wh...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: WOW Air will paused SFO in the Winter Schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 2048

Re: Confirmed: WOW Air will paused SFO in the Winter Schedule

But the main reason is the delay in delivery of their new ordered A330neo, first one now is scheduled to come by end of January 2019. So they need one of their existing A 333 to start their new India route, that’s the main cause in my guess why they close SFO route too during winter.

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air bankruptcy
Replies: 185
Views: 37701

Re: Primera Air bankruptcy

Icelandic travel agency HeimTours transferred all of its contracts to Travelservice and will assist Primera Air passengers to ensure that everyone arrives at the destination and to Iceland. In a press release from Heimsferðir, the travel agency will start flying with Travelservice as of tomorrow, 2...

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air bankruptcy
Replies: 185
Views: 37701

Re: Primera Air bankruptcy

Icelandic travel agency HeimTours transferred all of its contracts to Travelservice and will assist Primera Air passengers to ensure that everyone arrives at the destination and to Iceland. In a press release from Heimsferðir, the travel agency will start flying with Travelservice as of tomorrow, 2 ...

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini
Replies: 108
Views: 24585

Re: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCNMZ9hafdY
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Just found a Video about landing at Chuuk:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCNMZ9hafdY

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 293
Views: 43648

Re: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018

9H-MIP just landed in BYJ. HiFly using this airport for storing their planes short- or long time. I am curious who will next in chartering this big bird.

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Brunei Airlines to launch daily nonstop BWN-LHR service starting from Oct 28, with DXB-LHR to be dropped
Replies: 52
Views: 14625

Re: Royal Brunei Airlines to launch daily nonstop BWN-LHR service starting from Oct 28, with DXB-LHR to be dropped

Currently MEL-BWN is served by a High Fly Airbus 340 9H-SUN as their 787 are getting crew-rests installed

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air financial trouble?
Replies: 74
Views: 20575

Re: WOW Air financial trouble?

WOW Air also owes ISAVIA, the Iceland Airport Authority, two billion krónur in landing fees. According to this article: https://www.mbl.is/vidskipti/frettir/2018/09/15/milljardaskuld_vid_isavia/ (Translation with Google Translator...) The airline WOW air owes Isavia ohf. about two billion krónur in ...

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Rebanking
Replies: 44
Views: 8566

Re: Icelandair Rebanking

IMO it is nothing more than a reaction of the expanding networks of WOW Air. Wow Air already introduced these two banks and as far as I heard they are successful with that. For being competitive FI had no other possibility to plan new banks. Also DUS was only served by WOW until now...so they try to...

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no TATL or intercontinental flights to / from LED?
Replies: 10
Views: 2030

Why no TATL or intercontinental flights to / from LED?

St. Petersburg in Russia is a City with nearly 5 Million inhabitants. So I wonder there is currently no direct flights to US or to Asian capitals, ME is only covered by Emirates. A few longhaul charterflights to the Carribean during the week...but thats all. I cannot believe that there would be no d...

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naples, Italy (+46,1% PAX Q1) booming. Could the US3 / ME3 fly there?
Replies: 71
Views: 9971

Re: Naples, Italy (+46,1% PAX Q1) booming. Could the US3 / ME3 fly there?

I am astonished that nobody mentions the high crime rate in Naples - marauding gypsies and people from the Balkans, who especially in the form of pickpockets steal the tourists. I myself have been robbed already in the airport bus, friends in the city and at night on the streets. and the police? Shr...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air Transatlantic Service Stopping in Iceland for Refueling
Replies: 39
Views: 7431

Re: Primera Air Transatlantic Service Stopping in Iceland for Refueling

PF 41 STN-EWR - again OY-PSA - is stopping for fuel at KEF currently - though they offer a non-stop flight, each one stops for refueling at KEF...you get what you pay for...an „extra“ stop in Iceland...cool! ;-)

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air Transatlantic Service Stopping in Iceland for Refueling
Replies: 39
Views: 7431

Re: Primera Air Transatlantic Service Stopping in Iceland for Refueling

Currently flight PF42 EWR-STN is making an unplanned fuel stop at KEF. Aircraft is OY-PSA, an 11year old Boeing 737-8Q8. Already the outgoing flight STN-EWR was diverted to KEF for refuelling. https://www.flightradar24.com/PRI42/1dac4f6a and left KEF after exactly 54 min to her flight to STN https:...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air Transatlantic Service Stopping in Iceland for Refueling
Replies: 39
Views: 7431

Re: Primera Air Transatlantic Service Stopping in Iceland for Refueling

https://www.flightradar24.com/PRI42/1dac4f6a
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Currently flight PF42 EWR-STN is making an unplanned fuel stop at KEF. Aircraft is OY-PSA, an 11year old Boeing 737-8Q8. Already the outgoing flight STN-EWR was diverted to KEF for refuelling.

https://www.flightradar24.com/PRI42/1dac4f6a

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest CRJ2 routes
Replies: 91
Views: 9578

Re: Longest CRJ2 routes

Two years ago in 2016 a friend of mine was on a special charter flight on occasion of an event with a Cimber Air CR2 from Akureyri/Iceland to Alicante/Spain - a ride of 2013 miles and over 4 h flighttime! But they were only some more then 20 pax on board!

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 217
Views: 23279

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: 293
Views: 43648

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: 293
Views: 43648

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: 107
Views: 13968

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
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR24 currently offline
Replies: 3
Views: 958

Re: FR24 currently offline

It's working again....

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR24 currently offline
Replies: 3
Views: 958

FR24 currently offline

https://www.flightradar24.com/
Does anyone have more informations about it?
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It seems as if there is an issue with the host of https://www.flightradar24.com/
Does anyone have more informations about it?

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loftleiðir Icelandic will charter two B 757 to Hapag Lloyd Cruises
Replies: 7
Views: 1677

Loftleiðir Icelandic will charter two B 757 to Hapag Lloyd Cruises

According to this press release https://www.mbl.is/vidskipti/frettir/2018/07/24/loftleidir_semja_um_luxusferdir/ : (translated with Google translator, so no guarantiee): Loftleiðir Icelandic, a subsidiary of Icelandair Group, has agreed with German shipping company Hapaq Lloyd Cruises for charter fl...

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is United still operating 757's on transatlantic routes?
Replies: 152
Views: 28915

Re: Why is United still operating 757's on transatlantic routes?

Guys, you misconceive some very important things - knowingly or unwittingly: even the existing A 321 neo are able to fly more than 4.000 nm NONSTOP! WOW Air made it: KEF-LAX 4.313 nm, KEF-SFO 4.204 nm, KEF-MIA 3.664 nm, KEF-TLV 3.283 nm (last one even easily flown by A320neo). All routes nonstop wi...

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is United still operating 757's on transatlantic routes?
Replies: 152
Views: 28915

Re: Why is United still operating 757's on transatlantic routes?

Guys, you misconceive some very important things - knowingly or unwittingly: even the existing A 321 neo are able to fly more than 4.000 nm NONSTOP! WOW Air made it: KEF-LAX 4.313 nm, KEF-SFO 4.204 nm, KEF-MIA 3.664 nm, KEF-TLV 3.283 nm (last one even easily flown by A320neo). All routes nonstop wit...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 239
Views: 54990

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

https://www.abendblatt.de/bin/scr-214884879.jpg
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An interesting graphic with all necessary Details:

https://www.abendblatt.de/bin/scr-214884879.jpg

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines firms order for 10 787-9's plus 10 options
Replies: 53
Views: 11121

Re: Hawaiian Airlines firms order for 10 787-9's plus 10 options

That means they are unhappy with their current longhaul fleet of A 330 and plan to phase them out? AFAIK these frames are still rather new....

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