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by xwb777
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad CEO lays out restructuring plans
Replies: 133
Views: 25329

Re: Etihad CEO lays out restructuring plans

For all those saying EK and EY could merge together or as per the reply stating that Emirates could use Etihad's smaller aircraft. Lets not forget that Emirates have Flydubai that is covering the narrowbody needed operations.

Flydubai B737MAX9 and MAX10 will play a big role for EK in the future.

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by xwb777
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai to operate selected flights from DXB terminal 3
Replies: 12
Views: 1012

Flydubai to operate selected flights from DXB terminal 3

In another sign of deepening its partnership with Emirates, Flydubai has announced that it will be operating a selected number of flights from Emirates Terminal 3. Starting from 02DEC, flights to the following destinations will start operations out of Terminal 3: Belgrade Bishkek Bucharest Catania D...

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by xwb777
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... e-in-latam
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Blerg wrote:
xwb777 wrote:
QR to order 15 A321NEOLR and will reduce its stake in Latam


Why are they reducing their stake in Latam?


No idea. Its behind a paywall
https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... e-in-latam

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by xwb777
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

QR to order 15 A321NEOLR and will reduce its stake in Latam

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by xwb777
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s
Replies: 107
Views: 17254

Re: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise?

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by xwb777
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s
Replies: 107
Views: 17254

Re: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s

I say that the A330NEO order is for Air Asia

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by xwb777
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad CEO lays out restructuring plans
Replies: 133
Views: 25329

Re: Etihad CEO lays out restructuring plans

So will Etihad keep the A380s if they will concentrate on Point to Point traffic? Do they really need it?

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by xwb777
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Saudia may order 20 B777X at the upcoming Farnborough Airshow.

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by xwb777
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/AlexInAir/status/10 ... 2163044353
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KSAAirliner wrote:
xwb777 wrote:
Etihad to trim its workforce in Italy by 61%



Can we get the source of that please?


https://twitter.com/AlexInAir/status/10 ... 2163044353

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by xwb777
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Etihad to trim its workforce in Italy by 61%

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by xwb777
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Etihad reduces SEZ from daily to 4 weekly.

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by xwb777
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic drops Dubai
Replies: 121
Views: 20150

Virgin Atlantic drops Dubai

Virgin Atlantic will be ending its flights to Dubai in a review of the its network. VS last flight will be scheduled on 31MAR19. The airline has stated that several factors has lead to the decision to withdraw the route. Reservations to Dubai will be open until the last flight. What reasons other th...

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by xwb777
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do airlines discriminate based on routes?
Replies: 54
Views: 8153

Re: Do airlines discriminate based on routes?

Emirates flies old B777s to Moscow. Mostly -EB* and EC* series.

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by xwb777
Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad is offering its pilots to work for Emirates
Replies: 80
Views: 17510

Etihad is offering its pilots to work for Emirates

In another sign of a formal relationship between Emirates and Etihad, Etihad offers it pilots to go and work for Emirates instead of loosing their job at the company. Etihad has sent its pilots en email to work with Emirates rather than having a 'leave without a pay'. EY pilots joining Emirates will...

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by xwb777
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR
Replies: 292
Views: 40034

Airbus is studying A321XLR to challenge Boeing

Airbus has made it clear that they are considering bumping up the range of its most powerful version of the A321 and call it an A321XLR. The new 'A321XLR' will be un upgraded version of thr A321LR that will be equipped with extra capacity and range and will be targeted for the American carriers as t...

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by xwb777
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 to Boston.
Replies: 20
Views: 4781

Emirates A380 to Boston.

Attention all BOS based spotters! Emirates will be flying a one-off A380 service to BOS on 23JUN18.

Is BOS A380 capable? or is the aircraft ised to cater to increased demand?

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by xwb777
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

QR might seek capital injection from the government.

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by xwb777
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Qatar Airways made a $534m profits in FY 2016-2017

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by xwb777
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In what order/aircraft did EK launch US routes?
Replies: 30
Views: 2705

Re: In what order/aircraft did EK launch US routes?

According to Emirates website, in 2004... "Emirates makes its first flight to North America, a nonstop 14-hour flight to New York’s JFK Airport. This marks the first nonstop passenger service from the Middle East to North America, a continent that Mr. Flanagan describes, in aviation terms, as ...

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by xwb777
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

starting from tomorrow 15/6, Emirates will be flying the A380 to ATH for a period of 2 weeks.

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by xwb777
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad reports $1.52bn in losses for 2017
Replies: 42
Views: 6541

Etihad reports $1.52bn in losses for 2017

Etihad, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has reported a loss for the FY2017 at $1.62bln down from $1.95bln. The airline has carried a total of 18.6 million passengers with an average LF at 78.5%. The carrier during the year took delivery of 12 new aircraft (2 A380, 9 B789 & 1 A3...

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by xwb777
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Etihad ends Dar es Salam. The routeis currently saved daily with the A320. last flight is on 30SEP18.

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by xwb777
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Starting from tomorrow, Emirates will start its second daily flight to Auckland via Bali.

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by xwb777
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Etihad might upgrade Toronto to A380.

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by xwb777
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches London Stansted
Replies: 88
Views: 16060

Re: EK launches London Stansted

Emirates inaugural flight is expected to be operated by A6-EQK

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by xwb777
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Emirates will add a 3rd daily flight to Moscow operated by a B777

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by xwb777
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Latest: British Airways owner (IAG) CEO:

“I can see a sustainable case for two hubs in the Middle East [Emirates at Dubai, Qatar at Doha] but I struggle to see that for three (Etihad). Etihad has done many things that people question”

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by xwb777
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Only a man can run an airline."
Replies: 137
Views: 10779

Re: "Only a man can run an airline."

https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-airli ... KKCN1J134X
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Akbar has apologized for his remarks regarding women as airline CEOs

https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-airli ... KKCN1J134X

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by xwb777
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Etihad will be dropping Dhaka.

Etihad reduces LAX to 3 weekly

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by xwb777
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to launch premium economy
Replies: 25
Views: 5899

Re: Emirates to launch premium economy

I always thought that EK never refurbish their older aircraft with newer cabin. They will fly those airplanes to till retirement or lease expires. Take for example only newer A380 and B77W come with newer J and Y cabin compared to older fleet. Is this a change in their policy for first time? Sorry ...

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by xwb777
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to launch premium economy
Replies: 25
Views: 5899

Re: Emirates to launch premium economy

Emirates Premium Economy will feature 'sleeperettes' with a 38-40 inch pitch. The PE class will feature 56 seats on the A380 and in the high 20s on the B777. The PE class on a 2-class A380 will be the upper deck and the at the front of the lower deck on a 3-class A380. According to Sir. Tim, the new...

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by xwb777
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to launch premium economy
Replies: 25
Views: 5899

Re: Emirates to launch premium economy

https://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/ ... -1.2231419
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The new premium economy class seats will account for 6-8% of the total capacity. Emirates will also refurbish the old A380 fleet.

https://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/ ... -1.2231419

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by xwb777
Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker: AA might partner with UAE airlines
Replies: 26
Views: 4891

Doug Parker: AA might partner with UAE airlines

Speaking at IATA general meeting being held in Sydney, Australia, AA CEO Doug Parker, has staed that if the UAE carriers has adhered to the agreement signed few weeks ago, he might consider partnering with the United Arab Emirates carriers. He has said that the partnership depends on the future expa...

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by xwb777
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is considering A350-1000ULR
Replies: 77
Views: 18637

Re: Airbus is considering A350-1000ULR

https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-looks-t ... ts-in-2019
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Qantas is eyeing an order next year with flights starting in 2022. The article states that boeing could extend the range of the B778

https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-looks-t ... ts-in-2019

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by xwb777
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad announces Barcelona
Replies: 9
Views: 1677

Etihad announces Barcelona

Starting from 21NOV18, Etihad will launch a 5 weekly service to Barcelona. The flight will be daily from 31 MAR19. The flight will be operated by the A330-200

source: airlineroute

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by xwb777
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is considering A350-1000ULR
Replies: 77
Views: 18637

Airbus is considering A350-1000ULR

Speaking earlier this week at IATA summit in Sydney, Airbus CCO, Mr. Eric Schulz, has confirmed that the idea of launching the A350-1000ULR is being considered and is on the table. Mr. Eric has also confirmed that Airbus had a meeting with Qantas in regards to Project Sunrise and how the A390-900ULR...

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by xwb777
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Oman Air to phase the whole E175 fleet by the end of 2018 and the A330 fleet by 2023. The airline is also expected to place a new wide body aircraft order.

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by xwb777
Thu May 31, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Starting from tomorrow 01JUN18:

Emirates will up upgrade its second daily Moscow flight (EK133/134) to the A380.
Emirates will start a non-stop flight to EWR.
Emirates will reinstate the second daily flight to Lisbon.
Emirates will begin flying the A380 to Houston.

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by xwb777
Tue May 29, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Flydubai has dropped 3 destinations in KSA ( AlJauf, Hofuf and Yanbu)
Flydubai has add a 4th daily flight to Amman.
Flydubai to increase flights to Baku from 3xdaily to upto 6xdaily between 14JUN-15SEP.
Flydubai to increase flights to Sarajevo from 3xweekly to 3xdaily between 16JUN-15SEP.

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by xwb777
Tue May 29, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Royal Jordanian to wet lease 3 aircraft during the busy summer period. (2 A319 from Shaheen Airways and 1 B737-300 from Star Air).

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by xwb777
Tue May 29, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces A380 to Hamburg
Replies: 7
Views: 1589

Re: Emirates announces A380 to Hamburg

SQ789 wrote:
And now DUS and HAM on both flights are served by Boeing 777.


The A380 will be serving DUS again starting from 01JUL.

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by xwb777
Mon May 28, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

User001 wrote:
They have just said they are not adding a 3rd daily to DUB, not that they were adding a flight.


Ireland station manager has stated that the plans for a 3rd flight are currently on hold due to some issues at the airport.

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by xwb777
Mon May 28, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)
Replies: 167
Views: 26491

Re: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)

In the above photo, posted by the Topic author, the bird on the tail looks similar to Kuwait Airways bird.

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by xwb777
Mon May 28, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Emirates to add a 3rd daily flight to Dublin.

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by xwb777
Mon May 28, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces A380 to Hamburg
Replies: 7
Views: 1589

Emirates announces A380 to Hamburg

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has announced earlier today theintroduction of the first scheduled commercial Airbus A380 service to Hamburg. starting from October 29, the A380 will be deployed on the morning service (EK059/EK060), while from 30 October the A380 will be regularl...

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by xwb777
Sun May 27, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10837

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Several EK B777s has left the storage at DWC and headed back to DXB.

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by xwb777
Sun May 27, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ETIHAD A380 to Berlin Schoenefeld
Replies: 19
Views: 5809

ETIHAD A380 to Berlin Schoenefeld

https://twitter.com/Airlineroute
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Attention all spotters, On July 13, Etihad will send a one off A380 charter service to Berlin Schoenefeld Airport. What sort of charter that needs an A380 with 496 seats? The A380 will be heading back to AUH on July 15.


Source: https://twitter.com/Airlineroute

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by xwb777
Thu May 24, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019
Replies: 449
Views: 45070

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Fingers crossed for DTW - DXB :crossfingers:

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