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by Mortyman
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 72
Views: 7492

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

That is convenient for you Americans. But as I pointet out before and that WIederling also corrctly points out, - that the US is run like a banana republic and can't keep order in it's house is a domestic issue and not something that the rest of the world can be bothered with. And I think you got m...

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by Mortyman
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 72
Views: 7492

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

That is convenient for you Americans. But as I pointet out before and that WIederling also corrctly points out, - that the US is run like a banana republic and can't keep order in it's house is a domestic issue and not something that the rest of the world can be bothered with. And I think you got m...

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by Mortyman
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 72
Views: 7492

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

Your political commentary is both off-topic and misguided. "According to the EU?" - false "The USA reneged (or renegaded) on an agreement?" - false. For the US to enter a treaty two things have to happen 1. it is signed by the President, and 2. the President submits it to the Se...

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by Mortyman
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 72
Views: 7492

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

As far as I know this USA sanctions are illegal according to the EU, the USA renegaded on a agreement. USA law is USA law not international law. If the USA can sanction EU companies how can it be illegal for the EU to sanction USA companies. I do not know how it will play out, but talking about leg...

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by Mortyman
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 72
Views: 7492

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

I understand the reasoning for prohibiting military aircraft sales to Iran, but I do not understand the issue with civilian aircraft. Why should we prevent the Iranian people from having safe, modern aircraft? No one wants to see innocent Iranians dying in crashes because they aren't allowed to hav...

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 72
Views: 7492

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

He’s also gonna run for the second term. So maybe whole 7 years. That will increase pressure. An increasing number of nations will note that the US is a completely unreliable participant in international affairs. fickle, erratic, shortsighted. This will lead to protective alliances across formerly ...

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery
Replies: 77
Views: 10733

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

Incredibly bland. To think that Lufthansa proabably have paid enourmous sums of money to some designers for this kind of crap is revolting. Just tragic.

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 B747 and one A330 of Virgin at Orlando airport today ( video ) all at the same time.
Replies: 17
Views: 4391

5 B747 and one A330 of Virgin at Orlando airport today ( video ) all at the same time.

https://www.facebook.com/flyMCO/videos/ ... 749636625/


I Guess Disney is populare With the British families … :-)
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5 B747 and one A330 of Virgin at Orlando airport today ( video ) all at the same time. Check out the lineup at the terminal at the end

https://www.facebook.com/flyMCO/videos/ ... 749636625/


I Guess Disney is populare With the British families … :-)

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by Mortyman
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best airline call signs
Replies: 79
Views: 5563

Re: Best airline call signs

Defunct airline Busy Bee of Norway A/S: BUSYBEE

Norwegian Air UK: REDNOSE

SAS: SCANDINAVIAN

Sundt Air is a Norwegian operator of corporate jets based in Oslo: MIDNIGHT

(Defunct ) Scanair: VIKING

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by Mortyman
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 72
Views: 7492

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

Easy, the US is the most technologically advanced country in the history of humanity. Based on what ? It wouldn't make any difference of they DIDN'T source components and systems in the U.S. If Airbus sold aircraft to Iran it could be prohibited from selling in the U.S. What's the bigger customer b...

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by Mortyman
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 72
Views: 7492

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

I still don't get why Airbus allow itself to be dependant on US technology for their aircraft. They must have known that this day would come ?

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by Mortyman
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?
Replies: 60
Views: 3027

Re: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?

No If start going Down that part there are just too many positions / work situtations where we would have to do the same evaluations. One can be a danger to the world around in any position / any job. We can't become that afraid of the world around us. We are fighting for freedom remember … Well we ...

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by Mortyman
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox Business Network: Venezuela Is A Threat To The US
Replies: 9
Views: 453

Re: Fox Business Network: Venezuela Is A Threat To The US

I'm surprised the US hasn't sendt a couple of arcraft carriers up our fjords in Norway yet to deal with the ever imposing viking threat … Would be fun watching a Gerald Ford class get stuck in a narrow fjord … :-)

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by Mortyman
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 669
Views: 84403

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

N415XJ wrote:
Geez, what's with everyone stealing regional jets these days? I mean, if you're going to do something as idiotic as steal a commercial plane at least go all in and grab something cool like an A380 or 787.
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Would one person be able to take off and fly an A380 ?

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by Mortyman
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox Business Network: Venezuela Is A Threat To The US
Replies: 9
Views: 453

Fox Business Network: Venezuela Is A Threat To The US

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwzJgNNhpeI
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The insanity never ends …

Fox Business Network: Venezuela Is A Threat To The US

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

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by Mortyman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NZ and Korea Choses P-8A
Replies: 71
Views: 4618

Re: NZ and Korea Choses P-8A

I know that Norway was concerned about the spool up time of the engines on the P8 compared to the P3 ...

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by Mortyman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran sanctions and new EU statement

As an European I find pathetic Germany and France trying to make business against the will of the free world and forward-thinking Middle Eastern countries like Israel and Saudi Arabia with an evil theocracy like Iran. Just for sake of selling some Peugeots or Siemens stuff to the regime of Iran. No...

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by Mortyman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran sanctions and new EU statement

Then move to the US and study the spectacle up close ... :-) I have already lived in America; no need to live there. Fortunately Europe is and will always be dominated by America. So it works fine for me. Recent history has shown us that when an European country tries to dominate other European cou...

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by Mortyman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran sanctions and new EU statement

Yes well, the US needs to be put on a leash. A very short one... I don't understand your message. Hieratically speaking, Europe is a colony of the United States. How would you call a place where another country has hundreds of thousands of soldiers and army bases (like it is the case of the United ...

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by Mortyman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran sanctions and new EU statement

As an European I find pathetic Germany and France trying to make business against the will of the free world and forward-thinking Middle Eastern countries like Israel and Saudi Arabia with an evil theocracy like Iran. Just for sake of selling some Peugeots or Siemens stuff to the regime of Iran. No...

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by Mortyman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran sanctions and new EU statement

VTKillarney wrote:
President Trump has won a victory. Germany’s central bank has just terminated a $400 million cash delivery to Iran.



Do you have a reliable source for this claim ?

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by Mortyman
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 798
Views: 98880

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

SAS canceled more flights than usual


SAS has canceled more flights than usual in the company's third quarter of 2018, which will lead to higher irregular costs.

This is evidenced by the company's traffic figures for July 2018.

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

For all of those bashing Israel, permit one observation. 1.6 million Arabs live in Israel. How many Jews are able to live in the Arab countries that border Israel? If anyting we are bashing Israeli and US conservative politics. Not the Israeli People. Norway has worked for over 25 years and spent a...

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

I’m quite comfortable with not allowing one of the biggest supporters of terrorism to have nukes. Most of the world agrees. We just disagree with how to achieve that goal. The biggest supporter of terrorism is the USA Uh huh. Even if that were true, it doesn’t convince me that Iran should be allowe...

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

VTKillarney wrote:
I’m quite comfortable with not allowing one of the biggest supporters of terrorism to have nukes.

Most of the world agrees. We just disagree with how to achieve that goal.



The biggest supporter of terrorism is the USA

MileHFL400 wrote:
mods close thread pls.



Why ?

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

Iran is not a treat to the USA or it's allies and there is no reason for the USA make an issue over this. The US is happy to deal With both Russia and Saudi Arabia but for some reason can't have normal relations With Iran … Here is a video of Russia nuking Florida …. Not a Word from Washington … Fun...

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tN1MkAGuVyY




Don't make me laugh !

That’s not a persuasive rebuttal.


It's all I need against your nonsence ...
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VTKillarney wrote:
Mortyman wrote:
VTKillarney wrote:
Very interesting points. This video came to mind when I read your comments.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tN1MkAGuVyY




Don't make me laugh !

That’s not a persuasive rebuttal.


It's all I need against your nonsence ...

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

Also, I have to say I am appalled at all the spoiled European brats in this thread who honestly seem to believe that Israel is a bad actor and big bully and Iran is just their victim. I spit on you people. Israel just made it official that it is now a Jewish theocracy and an apartheid state, where ...

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

VTKillarney wrote:
Mortyman wrote:
VTKillarney wrote:
Israel was attacked and almost wiped off the face of the earth.


Huh ??

Surely you’ve heard of the Six Day War.



I most certainly have. Israel was hardly wiped off the face of the Earth. Don't be such a drama queen !

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

Trump did say he was open to meeting with Rouhani. Or anyone for that matter. But Rouhani quickly responded saying that would never happen. Had Obama gone through the senate this wouldn't be a topic of discussion. I do like to see that more protests are happening inside Iran. I hope the people rise...

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

You can not force democracy on people through the barrel of a gun. Has never worked and never will. Worked beautifully with the Germans. You can't compare Germany and the Germans With Iran, Iraq or Afghanistan. Certainly not today. The countries of the Middle East and Asia has a different culture a...

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by Mortyman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

There is only one way to make progress in Iran, which is to cause massive economic stress that destabilizes the country and makes the population overthrow their terrorist regime. Once that happens, move in will full force to strengthen democratic forces and produce an economic recovery without comp...

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by Mortyman
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 135
Views: 5775

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

kaitak wrote:
Europe can still not sell any more Airbus jets to Iran, due to the US parts involved..



Is it so hard for Europe to make these parts themselves ?

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by Mortyman
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reports record high passenger figures and high load factors in July
Replies: 10
Views: 2443

Re: Norwegian reports record high passenger figures and high load factors in July

Some adittional comments / info: "We are pleased that more and more passengers in Europe, the United States, the Middle East, South America and Asia choose Norwegian when they go out and travel. It is also positive that even with a large capacity increase we fill the aircraft well throughout th...

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by Mortyman
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reports record high passenger figures and high load factors in July
Replies: 10
Views: 2443

Norwegian reports record high passenger figures and high load factors in July

Norwegian reports record high passenger figures and high load factors in July ASK: +36% RPK: +33% Passangers: 3.796.282 +13% Load factor: 93,0% -1,3% Yield: 0,50 +3% RASK: 0,47 +1% Norwegian reported a new passenger record in July as it carried almost 3.8 million passengers in a single month. The to...

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by Mortyman
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 230
Views: 20899

Re: Hifly A380 Operating LGW-JFK

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1398213

and here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1400499&p=20608037#p20608037
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Already here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1398213

and here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1400499&p=20608037#p20608037

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by Mortyman
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 230
Views: 20899

Re: A Hifly Airbus 380 landed on OSL today

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDyD2FnSxeA

Thanx to "siggdude " for this video
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Hi Fly Malta Airbus A380-841 Landing and Take-Off @OSL, Oslo Gardermoen ( video ):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDyD2FnSxeA

Thanx to "siggdude " for this video

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by Mortyman
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 230
Views: 20899

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

hongkongflyer wrote:
Is the European airline mentioned by Hi Fly really actually Norwegian or Air Austral?

I believe what Hi Fly means is a relatively long team leasing which last for months,
rather then such ad-hoc rescue leasing from days to weeks.



Norwegian up to 24th of august then Air Austral

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by Mortyman
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 230
Views: 20899

Re: A Hifly Airbus 380 landed on OSL today

TC957 wrote:
Apparently at LGW the 380 will be parked on a remote stand and all passengers bussed to/from it. That'll be fun. No A380 gate at the South Terminal !



At OSL they used regulare airstairs. There are no double airbridges at OSL for the A380 as of yet.

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by Mortyman
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 230
Views: 20899

Re: A Hifly Airbus 380 landed on OSL today

The flight has had to get special clearance to operate from the airport as the runway isn't really wide enough . The engines on the Airbus 380 hangs outside the runway. The airport did extra checks of the runway before and after landing. The runways in OSL are wide enough for the A380. The outer en...

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by Mortyman
Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 230
Views: 20899

Re: A Hifly Airbus 380 landed on OSL today

I hope the HiFly 380 will have a busy summer bailing out tour operators on IT charters when their own equipment goes tech and backlogs occur. Norwegian Air Shuttle has hired it in to fly passengers between London and New York for the next 3 weeks due to their Boeing 787 engine issues. https://flysm...

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by Mortyman
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 230
Views: 20899

Re: A Hifly Airbus 380 landed on OSL today

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JgngRUa0-s
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Video of landing:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JgngRUa0-s

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by Mortyman
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 230
Views: 20899

Hifly A380 operations thread

A Hifly Airbus 380 landed on OSL today to bring charter tourists from Oslo to Mallorca / Majorca and back. It's the Norwegian charter tour agency Ving that has had trouble lately with passengers that has been delayed and gotten stuck, that has chartered the Hifly Airbus 380. The flight has had to ge...

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by Mortyman
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Norwegian fly to Australia?
Replies: 33
Views: 5386

Re: Will Norwegian fly to Australia?

Is there any aircraft that can fly Scandinavia - Sydney nonstop with a full load ? define full load... Full dense low cost Full 4 class low density Full business class only eg SQ If you know a little bit about Norwegian you know it's a two class economy (309 seats ) / Premium economy (35 seats) lay...

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