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by Mortyman
Wed May 23, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 335
Views: 20943

Re: F-35 news thread

another 3 F-35's has just arrived in Norway Is that in addition to the twitter post below talking about three more F-35s to arrive on the 22nd of May or the same aircraft? https://twitter.com/scramble_nl/status/996510495556427776 The Norwegian AF will receive three additional F-35A at Ørland Main A...

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by Mortyman
Tue May 22, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 319
Views: 45815

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Come on, you have to be joking? If IAG take over then there will be changes. Any take over will surely :) involve changes according to alignment. But they may not be drastic changes. They may be subtle. I for one would be looking to whether changes will affect service to secondary cities like OAK w...

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by Mortyman
Tue May 22, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 319
Views: 45815

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Kiwirob wrote:
787Driver wrote:
I really hope Norwegian will stay independent.


I don't they are a horrible airline.



What makes you think that IAG would make any changes ?

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by Mortyman
Mon May 21, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian's CDG to JFK & LAX partly operated with A340
Replies: 6
Views: 2426

Re: Norwegian's CDG to JFK & LAX partly operated with A340

It's because of the engine manufacturar faulty engines that has to be changed

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by Mortyman
Sun May 20, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAX) 343?
Replies: 7
Views: 2151

Re: Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAX) 343?

No they don't have Airbus 340. It's most likely a Hifly Airbus 340 or similare that they have hired in to cover flights for them, because of the engine issues and the replacement of them on their Boeing 787 . They have done this sevral times in the past too for various reasons.

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by Mortyman
Sun May 20, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 366
Views: 57390

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

cockpit voice recorder found: Cuban investigators have so far recovered the cockpit voice recorder in “good condition,” Yzquierdo said, and are still looking for the flight data recorder. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cuba-crash/cuba-in-mourning-after-worst-plane-crash-in-nearly-30-years-idUSKC...

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by Mortyman
Fri May 18, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The coolest unit of currency
Replies: 12
Views: 526

Re: The coolest unit of currency

CFP franc pacifique

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by Mortyman
Fri May 18, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 366
Views: 57390

Re: Plane down near HAV

Local 10's Havana bureau chief Hatzel Vela reports Cuban state-run television says the plane was a Boeing 737. The plane was rented by Cubana, the country's national airline, from Blue Panorama. In a post to social media, Cuba's ambassador in the U.S., José Ramón Cabañas, said 104 passengers were o...

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by Mortyman
Fri May 18, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 319
Views: 45815

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Norwegian plunges on IAG signal The Norwegian share plunges eight percent on statements by IAG chief Willie Walsh that he does not want to make a hostile purchase of Norwegian. TDN Finans quotes Reuters that IAG will not conduct a hostile acquisition of Norwegian Air Shuttle, nor expect anything to ...

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by Mortyman
Thu May 17, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 86
Views: 4565

EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced that the bloc plans to kickstart a 1996 law that would prohibit European companies for complying with US sanctions on Iran. European Union Commission President Je...

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by Mortyman
Wed May 16, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 335
Views: 20943

Re: F-35 news thread

another 3 F-35's has just arrived in Norway

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by Mortyman
Wed May 16, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 64962

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

patrickw421 wrote:
Nextjet has just filed for bankruptcy today (16 May) and canceled all flights from 1300 local time

https://www.thelocal.se/20180516/swedish-airline-cancels-all-flights-after-filing-for-bankruptcy


Already a thread about it

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by Mortyman
Wed May 16, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swedish airline NextJet goes bankrupt
Replies: 33
Views: 5229

Re: Swedish airline NextJet goes bankrupt

Which regional airlines keep flying sustainably in Scandinavia and around? Widerøe I guess Yes, I tend to agree, although one mustn't forget that many of their domestic routes depend on regional government subsidies, just as NextJet's did. There is also the weirdly namned BRA in Sweden. Yes, Braath...

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by Mortyman
Wed May 16, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swedish airline NextJet goes bankrupt
Replies: 33
Views: 5229

Re: Swedish airline NextJet goes bankrupt

YIMBY wrote:
Which regional airlines keep flying sustainably in Scandinavia and around?


Widerøe I guess

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by Mortyman
Tue May 15, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 64962

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

https://www.hangar.no/forste-norwegian- ... -i-jordan/
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Norwegian has started a New route:

Copenhagen - Amman, Jordan:

https://www.hangar.no/forste-norwegian- ... -i-jordan/

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by Mortyman
Tue May 15, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 319
Views: 45815

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Easyjet is not interested in buying Norwegian Air Shuttle but is open for consolidation in the European aviation market says CEO Johan Lundgren in Easyjet, according to Dow Jones Newswires, writes TDN Direkt. https://www.hegnar.no/Nyheter/Boers-finans/2018/05/Ikke-interessert-i-aa-kjoepe-Norwegian

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by Mortyman
Mon May 14, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What is the meaning of this Norwegian P-3 tail art?
Replies: 4
Views: 534

Re: What is the meaning of this Norwegian P-3 tail art?

Yep. Hopefully it will be transferred over to one of the New P-8 when they start arriving.

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by Mortyman
Mon May 14, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the A350 so expensive?
Replies: 141
Views: 24862

Re: Why is the A350 so expensive?

Quality costs ;-)

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by Mortyman
Sun May 13, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 21793

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days

Let's not forget that sanctions and a potential tradewar between the USA and Europe will not only effect Boeing and Airbus, but a host of other businesses. So this goes far beyond the aironautical industry. The US has made Clear it will sanction any business that do business With Iran.

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by Mortyman
Sun May 13, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ALPA loses lawsuit against DOT over Norwegian licences
Replies: 45
Views: 4829

Re: ALPA loses lawsuit against DOT over Norwegian licences

ALPA's initial argument was that NAI had a remote pilot base in Singapore, but all the pilots were actually European and the airline didn't even serve Singapore. As a result of ALPA's pressure, the base was shut down over a year ago. All of Norwegian's pilots are based in Europe and the United Stat...

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by Mortyman
Sun May 13, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Was the ramming tactic chosen in 9/11 the correct one?
Replies: 38
Views: 2977

Re: Was the ramming tactic chosen in 9/11 the correct one?

I just finished reading the bios of two of the four pilots scrambled towards United"s flight 93 bound to DC. According to Wikipedia, they were instructed to ram the 757, one hitting the tail and the other hitting the cockpit. That info puzzled me. I wonder if it was the correct tactic since it...

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by Mortyman
Sat May 12, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ALPA loses lawsuit against DOT over Norwegian licences
Replies: 45
Views: 4829

Re: ALPA loses lawsuit against DOT over Norwegian licences

ALPA was always wasting their time, though they certainly mucked things up and slowed the process down for Norwegian at the expense of flying public. I hope you know you’ll be wasting your time the next time you ask an alpa pilot if you can see the flight deck and take pictures. No. No you can’t. S...

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by Mortyman
Fri May 11, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump White House quietly cancels NASA research verifying greenhouse gas cuts
Replies: 4
Views: 248

Trump White House quietly cancels NASA research verifying greenhouse gas cuts

Trump White House quietly cancels NASA research verifying greenhouse gas cuts You can't manage what you don't measure. The adage is especially relevant for climate-warming greenhouse gases, which are crucial to manage—and challenging to measure. In recent years, though, satellite and aircraft instru...

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by Mortyman
Thu May 10, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: University professor claims: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions
Replies: 65
Views: 8280

Re: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions

Since the CRJ is a Canadian aircraft, I don't see what the United States government has to say about this. It's a case between Canada and Iran. The Iranians are in need of aircraft and will buy what they can get. If they can't get American planes, they'll buy Canadian or European or maybe even Russ...

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by Mortyman
Thu May 10, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 921
Views: 36587

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Bigstud69 wrote:
The jury came back and the evidence is very clear iran did not honor the agreement. With luck Israel will do what needs to be done.


What evidence ? Fact is that it's the US that did not / has not honored the agreement and once again it shows that the US can't be trusted by anyone, friend or foe.

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by Mortyman
Mon May 07, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Lufthansa Group Airlines
Replies: 24
Views: 5938

Re: New Lufthansa Group Airlines

Scandinavian Airlines I would like to say that some of these airlines can decide to join the Lufthansa Group in order to better compete with budget airlines. Scandinavian Airlines is an airline that could seriously benefit from joining a massive airline group such as the Lufthansa group. Scandinavi...

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by Mortyman
Mon May 07, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could a major airline ( like AF) actually go under ?
Replies: 74
Views: 11704

Re: Could a major airline ( like AF) actually go under ?

Question is what alternatives does KLM have then ? Will they be dragged under too ?

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by Mortyman
Sun May 06, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Express FA Appeared 'Drunk or Stoned' on Flight
Replies: 35
Views: 5941

Re: UA Express FA Appeared 'Drunk or Stoned' on Flight

A person With Diabetes where the blood sugar level is so low that it borders on a situtation called Hypoglycemia may have symptoms including clumsiness, trouble talking, confusion, loss of consciousness, seizures, or in very rare cases death. A feeling of hunger, sweating, shakiness, and weakness m...

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by Mortyman
Sun May 06, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Express FA Appeared 'Drunk or Stoned' on Flight
Replies: 35
Views: 5941

Re: UA Express FA Appeared 'Drunk or Stoned' on Flight

A person With Diabetes where the blood sugar level is so low that it borders on a situtation called Hypoglycemia may have symptoms including clumsiness, trouble talking, confusion, loss of consciousness, seizures, or in very rare cases death. A feeling of hunger, sweating, shakiness, and weakness ma...

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by Mortyman
Sun May 06, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Revealed: Trump team hired spy firm for ‘dirty ops’ on Iran arms deal
Replies: 45
Views: 1320

Revealed: Trump team hired spy firm for ‘dirty ops’ on Iran arms deal

Revealed: Trump team hired spy firm for ‘dirty ops’ on Iran arms deal Israeli agency told to find incriminating material on Obama diplomats who negotiated deal with Tehran Aides to Donald Trump, the US president, hired an Israeli private intelligence agency to orchestrate a “dirty ops” campaign aga...

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by Mortyman
Sat May 05, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Artist, Kim Cesarion held his world premiere concert, 30 000 feet in the air on SK6953 to Austin
Replies: 1
Views: 758

Artist, Kim Cesarion held his world premiere concert, 30 000 feet in the air on SK6953 to Austin

Artist, Kim Cesarion held his world premiere concert, 30 000 feet in the air on SK6953 to Austin https://www.dn.no/DNtv/video/2018/05/03/1401/se-kim-cesarion-synge-for-kronprinsen-10000-meter-over-bakken https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lF4vAAHn8Cs You can see that the Crown Prince of Norway is onboa...

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by Mortyman
Sat May 05, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian lease B777s
Replies: 28
Views: 8042

Re: Norwegian lease B777s

Was booked on FCO-EWR for June and informed that the 787 was being swapped for a 777 wet-lease. Norwegian refunded the ticket and just booked a one way return on a legacy carrier, for 30K miles and $67. Am done with Norwegian. The engine issue isn't their fault and it could and has happened to othe...

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by Mortyman
Fri May 04, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Express FA Appeared 'Drunk or Stoned' on Flight
Replies: 35
Views: 5941

Re: UA Express FA Appeared 'Drunk or Stoned' on Flight

Update: Williston police arrived and determined that the flight attendant was intoxicated. The case has been turned over to the FBI. http://www.kvrr.com/2018/05/04/police-flight-attendant-williston-flight-drunk/ Please lets try to give some benefit of the doubt. When I read this thread my first tho...

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by Mortyman
Fri May 04, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian lease B777s
Replies: 28
Views: 8042

Re: Norwegian lease B777s

Hello - first post on this forum. Just found out that I am on this Privilege Style 777-200 for my EWR-FCO trip next month...what sucks is I lose the direct EWR-FCO flight - I now have to fly through Oslo (which chalks whatever part of my arrival day in Rome I had)...the bigger issue for me is I am ...

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by Mortyman
Fri May 04, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian lease B777s
Replies: 28
Views: 8042

Re: Norwegian lease B777s

trex8 wrote:
Is this because of the engine issues or they really need that capacity?


Engine issues

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by Mortyman
Fri May 04, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 319
Views: 45815

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Norwegian has declined two bids from IAG International Airlines Group (IAG) were not able to agree with Norwegian for bids on the airline Norwegian: Got two different suggestions from IAG Norwegian Board received two different conditional bid proposals from British Airways owner IAG for a purchase o...

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by Mortyman
Thu May 03, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American orders 15 E175s and 15 CRJ900s
Replies: 59
Views: 5697

Re: American orders 15 E175s and 15 CRJ900s

Hate the CRJ's . Cramped

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by Mortyman
Wed May 02, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian going 3x daily LGW-JFK
Replies: 48
Views: 6381

Re: Norwegian going 3x daily LGW-JFK

They will also increase to 14 times weekly to Bangkok alltogether from the Scandinavian countries ...

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by Mortyman
Tue May 01, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unruly passenger on Norwegian flight
Replies: 5
Views: 1960

Unruly passenger on Norwegian flight

A Norwegian plane on the way from Oslo to Amsterdam had to turn Monday in the middle of the flight. The reason was a drunk and arguing passenger from Lithuania. The man who was taken by the police had a "striking behavior" already when passengers were waiting to board the plane. The Norweg...

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by Mortyman
Tue May 01, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gas/petrol Prices in your area
Replies: 54
Views: 1456

Re: Gas/petrol Prices in your area

Around 1,73 USD pr. liter 95 Octane here in Norway

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by Mortyman
Tue May 01, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Korean war?
Replies: 104
Views: 3636

Re: End of Korean war?

No the Iran deal with your Obozo is the worst so don’t even try to avoid the stench of that putrid deal. Your boy savior let the Iranians do as they please with nuclear weapons! Those mullahs!! If Israel is ever harmed, their blood will be on Obama’s hands. He owns it and history will not be kind t...

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by Mortyman
Tue May 01, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Korean war?
Replies: 104
Views: 3636

Re: End of Korean war?

how terrible this Deal will go down as the worst foreign policy nightmare ever in the history of mankind. no the worst foreign policy nightmare ever in the history of mankind was when Bush and his administration ignored the inteligence agents warnings, missused the tragedy of 9/11 and sendt thousen...

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by Mortyman
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The most beautiful airplane ever built?
Replies: 82
Views: 4437

Re: The most beautiful airplane ever built?

Most beautiful:

Concorde
Airbus 340
Airbus 330

Honorable mentions:

Boeing 747-400
Boeing 727-200

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by Mortyman
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transport plane crashes at Libya oilfield
Replies: 0
Views: 899

Transport plane crashes at Libya oilfield

Transport plane crashes at Libya oilfield: oil official BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A Libyan transport plane crashed on Sunday at an airfield at El Sharara oilfield, killing three people, an oil official said. Authorities use aircraft to deliver supplies to the remote oilfield. No further details we...

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by Mortyman
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian divesting itself of up to 140 aircraft
Replies: 17
Views: 7573

Re: Norwegian divesting itself of up to 140 aircraft

http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-re ... outes.html
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A380MSN004 wrote:
Does anyone knows when the A321NEO LR were supposed to come in their fleet?


Deliveries begin 2019

http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-re ... outes.html

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by Mortyman
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian divesting itself of up to 140 aircraft
Replies: 17
Views: 7573

Re: Norwegian divesting itself of up to 140 aircraft

DY has decided to divest itself of up 140 aircraft, as the article indicates. CEO Bjorn Kjos did not elaborate on which deliveries would be affected but it is recalled that Norwegian has already switched six B787-9s on order from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) out to BOC Aviation. In addition, five A...

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by Mortyman
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!
Replies: 264
Views: 34192

Re: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!

Will their Airbus 340-600's get the new livery ?

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by Mortyman
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reports strong growth in a seasonally weak first quarter
Replies: 39
Views: 4496

Re: Norwegian reports strong growth in a seasonally weak first quarter

It's amazing that the thread title, very optimistic, is actually still as is, when actually the results are horrible. Could the OP or the Mods amend the title, which is now at 180 degrees to the spirit of this thread, and mightily disingenuous! It is the original title from the pressrelease / offic...

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by Mortyman
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reports strong growth in a seasonally weak first quarter
Replies: 39
Views: 4496

Re: Norwegian reports strong growth in a seasonally weak first quarter

Interesting: "Going forward, the company is in the process of divesting up to 140 aircraft, including future deliveries, through replacement of older planes as well as possible sales or transfers into a leasing structure. The company will also review strategic opportunities for the loyalty pro...

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