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by Someone83
Sun May 27, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SilkAir becomes 'Singapore Airlines'
Replies: 93
Views: 20574

Re: SilkAir becomes 'Singapore Airlines'

oro wrote:
I booked for March 2019 the following flights: BCN-SIN / SIN-BCN with Singapore Airlines, and SIN-USM / USM-SIN with Silk Air.
Due to the future merger of Silk Air with Singapore Airlines, is it posible that some of this flights will change?


Probably not, as the merger isn’t scheduled untill 2020

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by Someone83
Fri May 25, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 336
Views: 97753

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

A380MSN004 wrote:
Does the Primera A321s are LR ?


No, it isn't certified and have started delivery yet

They use their first on STN-EWR and STN-BOS. They don't need an LR for that

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by Someone83
Fri May 25, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 336
Views: 97753

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Second A321neo for Primera delivered

Airbus A321 -251N 8260 OY-PAC Primera Air delivery 25may17 XFW-TLL ex D-AVYL


And another A321neo for Alaska

Airbus A321 -253N 8246 N928VA Alaska Airlines delivery 25may18 XFW-BGR-MIA ex D-AVXY

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by Someone83
Thu May 24, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS looking for new long haul plane
Replies: 33
Views: 9344

Re: SAS looking for new long haul plane

I wouldn't automatically assume this goes Airbus. The 787 seems a suitable aircraft for the reuirement & Boeing probably wants to invest displacing the A330's at SAS. Well, consider this article talks about the possibility to convert some A320neo orders into some A321neoLR....I can't see Beoing...

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by Someone83
Thu May 24, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS looking for new long haul plane
Replies: 33
Views: 9344

Re: SAS looking for new long haul plane

The story doesn’t really say anything about new widebody aircraft but the point is rather about the fact that they have the option to change some of the ordered A320neos to A321LR. They call the A321LR a “very interesting” aircraft but there are no concrete plans at this moment in time. So nothing ...

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by Someone83
Sat May 19, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Nami wrote:
Inaugural HEL-TOS flights today were with Q400... is Embraer late on E2 deliveries for Widerøe?


Yes, the second one, LN-WEB was a little late and was just delivered and not yet ready for service

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by Someone83
Thu May 17, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 276
Views: 32772

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

The first E2 delivered to Widerøe has now operated its first 100 flight, without any cancellation. So seems like a rather smooth EIS

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by Someone83
Mon May 14, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

CPH april 2018: 2.496.509 (+3,2%)

Changes:
Domestic +11%
Europe +2,8%
Intercontinental +2,8%

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by Someone83
Sun May 13, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Fitlikemin wrote:
Someone83 wrote:
New BGO-ABZ is showing 5x weekly (Dx67) with 737. I'm a little suprised it doesn't show CRJ-900, but it might be changed. It will also compete with Widerøe's BGO-ABZ


Which airline - SAS? I thought they code-shared with Widerøe.


Yes and yes

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by Someone83
Fri May 11, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

OSL April

Domestic: 1.041.964, +13%
International: 1.309.082, +2%
Totalt: 2.351.046, +7%

OSL YTD

Domestic: 3.791.481 +4,0%
International: 4.681.554 +3,8%
Total: 8.473.035 +3,9%

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by Someone83
Fri May 11, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Unless Avinor (The Norwegian Airport operator) can find new owners for Fagernes Airport, the airport will be closed January 1. 2019, as they will no longer pay for running the airport

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by Someone83
Wed May 09, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways announces 3 weekly LHR-DUR
Replies: 45
Views: 8576

Re: British Airways announces 3 weekly LHR-DUR

When did BA last operated into DUR with their own metal?

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by Someone83
Wed May 09, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 276
Views: 32772

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

What is the status for the 2nd E2 for Widerøe? AFAIK it should be delivered rather som?

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by Someone83
Tue May 08, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH GROUP to order 2 B77W,2 B77F, 6 A320neo and up to 6 A320ceo
Replies: 74
Views: 12240

Re: LH GROUP to order 2 B77W,2 B77F, 6 A320neo and up to 6 A320ceo

I suspect the 6 A320ceo is some aircraft not taken up by another customer, as with a delivery this year, most of the parts for the aircraft should already been made

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by Someone83
Sat May 05, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes
Replies: 239
Views: 18853

Re: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes

How could LCCs compete with high speed trains for a fair market share? Often they can compete on price, as high speed trains often are rather expensive. But not always And one factor, a lot of the city pairs mentioned here, the airports are often congested or severe slot restricted. Meaning that mo...

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by Someone83
Fri May 04, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

New BGO-ABZ is showing 5x weekly (Dx67) with 737. I'm a little suprised it doesn't show CRJ-900, but it might be changed. It will also compete with Widerøe's BGO-ABZ

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by Someone83
Thu May 03, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

according to https://www.check-in.dk/flere-200-ruter-nyt-sas-vintertrafikprogram/ there will be more routes op by SAS next winter, some : GOT TXL, and TMP AGP ... Press release here http://news.cision.com/se/sas/r/sas-utokar-sitt-vinterprogram-med-en-halv-miljon-flygstolar%2Cc2511846 And of course ...

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by Someone83
Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

The growth is coming from all the aircraft delivered in the second half of 2017. It is clearly seen on the traffic number in Q1 2018, when the new capacity has full effect

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by Someone83
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 276
Views: 32772

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

Just after landed in Tromso from Bergen this morning. First commercial flight of the E2. Congratulations to all involved !!! I was also on this flight. Even was interviewed by Embraer's PR/Social Media guys, but who knows if they will use it https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180424/db636149c4cd26e...

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK203 from DXB to JFK diverted to CPH
Replies: 5
Views: 2491

Re: EK203 from DXB to JFK diverted to CPH

It also circled over OSL, made a sort of approach, circled some more, before it flew to CPH.
From the time it diverted over Norway, untill it landed at CPH it took nearly 3 hours

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by Someone83
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

FlyDubai is starting daily Dubai (DXB) - Helsinki (HEL) flights on 11 October 2018 with Boeing 737 MAX 8! EK will be codesharing on this route. news.flydubai.com That raises the question if other Nordic cities like GOT, BGO etc could be candidates flydubai, where EK’s 777s are too big and the 737-M...

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by Someone83
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Someone83 - are there any other airports in Norway for which Avinor (or any other organisation) is trying to reduce the subsidy in a significant way or might be facing the possibility of closure ? Not specific, but one effort is the work on using remote towers on many of the small airport. There is...

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by Someone83
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

I might be putting 2 + 2 = 5, but are we perhaps seeing signs that Fagernes might end up closing or being substantially reduced in scope before the end of 2018 to cut Norway's airport subsidy bill ? Unless the local authorities and businesses wants to pay for it, it will probably be closed. Avinor,...

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS ending Boston?
Replies: 14
Views: 2768

Re: SAS ending Boston?

One of the A343s (LN-RKP) is being retired this winter and won't be replaced until Q2 2019 (by their newly-ordered A333). Obviously something has to be given up since they normally stretch their long-haul fleet. Michael The capacity isn't going away, though. MIA-CPH, MIA-OSL and MIA-ARN each get on...

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 336
Views: 97753

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I checked terraserver again for the amount A32x outside at Hamburg On march 5 there were 44 A32x outside. All stowage spaces filled. Does this indicate a ramp-up problem at Hamburg? Or has the glider stowage been concentrated at Hamburg, because of A350 ramp-up at Toulouse? The problem isn't really...

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Here is the seat configuration for SAS Airbus A350-900s: - 36 Business Class at 60“ in 2-2-2 - 32 SAS Plus Premium Eco at 36“ in 2-4-2 - 240 SAS Go Economy at 31/32“ in 3-3-3 Total: 308 seats Twitter The number of seats on A350 will be much bigger than on A330 (262 / 266 seats) or A340s (234 / 247 ...

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 327
Views: 47183

IAG Looking into buying Norwegian

According to both Bloomberg and Norwegian media, IAG is looking into buying Norwegian, and had confirm their interest. What is also know is that they today have bought 4,6% of Norwegian’s shares. So this could be interesting

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

https://www.sasgroup.net/en/wp-content/ ... 180412.pdf
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One more A330-300 to SAS. To replace Tr A340-300 LN-RKP that will be scrapped next year

https://www.sasgroup.net/en/wp-content/ ... 180412.pdf

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 219
Views: 51963

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

https://www.sasgroup.net/en/wp-content/ ... 180412.pdf
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SAS has ordered a single A330-300 to replace one A340-300 (LN-RKP that will be parted out). RR Trent engines

https://www.sasgroup.net/en/wp-content/ ... 180412.pdf

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by Someone83
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to start PER-JNB from 7 December 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 6192

Re: Qantas to start PER-JNB from 7 December 2018

How is the schedule here compared to PER-LHR? Will this flight share the same feed?

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by Someone83
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 276
Views: 32772

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

Ant recent photos on the second E190-E2 to be delivered to Widerøe? Production wise, it shouldn't be that far behind, with delivery planned for May

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS places order for 50 A320neo
Replies: 74
Views: 13363

Re: SAS places order for 50 A320neo

So SAS is going all Airbus, right? All Airbus narrowbody? Apparently, but I think it will take time before their Boeing 737-800's to leave the fleet. Some of them are fairly new I think- Some are, their youngest 737-800 was delivered from the factory in 2014. But there will be probably some second ...

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS places order for 50 A320neo
Replies: 74
Views: 13363

Re: SAS places order for 50 A320neo

The order also contains 5 options

In addition they mention the possibility for "options" from the leasing company

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS places order for 50 A320neo
Replies: 74
Views: 13363

Re: SAS places order for 50 A320neo

Note that 35 is ordered directly from Airbus, while 15 is coming from a unknown leasing company. Thus the firsr aircraft in this batch is being delivered already in 2019 Engines is not announced, but I'll be surprised if they don't continue with CFM Leap Unsurprising, with the A320neo already on pro...

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by Someone83
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 276
Views: 32772

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

LN-WEA, the first E190-E2 for Widerøe took of from SJK about 15 minutes ago, and has started on its delivery flight

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E-Jet E2 gets another performance boost
Replies: 56
Views: 9400

Re: Embraer E-Jet E2 gets another performance boost

N62NA wrote:

I certainly wouldn't want to spend 3 or more hours in any 2x2 RJ, but it is exciting to see how these "regional" jets are becoming more and more capable in terms of range and efficiency.


Rather 2x2 than 3x3.....

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

SAS is removing their CPH-BOS for the winterprogram, but they hint that it may be back next summer. Link in Danish only so far. Good news is they are also retiring the infamous LN-RKP this winter as well. https://finalcall.travel/da/bekraeftet-sas-lukker-boston-ruten-vinter/ The issue is when LN-RK...

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Extreme seasonality Volotea
Replies: 8
Views: 1636

Re: Extreme seasonality Volotea

In another thread, I wondered if they would be interested in the CS 100 and 300 now with the Airbus connection and it's possible impact on the A319 considering their history with the 717. Looking at their seasonal demand I would say no. Not until the CSeries is available as used and cheap airframes

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Beijing Capital Airlines has removed Beijing – Helsinki schedule listing. For some reason, they have not been able to launch routes to HEL or CPH :( Now that Capital Airlines is not going to fly PEK-HEL (at least not soon), could Hainan Airlines try next? Apparently, the interest in Finland amongst...

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Ferryflight wrote:
According to checkin.dk, Norway received more Korean visitors than Denmark and Sweden combined in 2017.

I also believe the cargo market is strong from Norway with Korean, Atlas Air and Asiana operating freighters from OSL to ICN (wikipedia)


Asiana Cargo no longer operates at OSL

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: HiFly adding second hand A380s
Replies: 113
Views: 30123

Re: HiFly NOT adding second hand A380s?

juliuswong wrote:
I am surprised SQ didn't rip out the interior like what they usually does when they retire/return aircraft to lessor.


Maybe it was worn out (for SQ's standards)

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: HiFly adding second hand A380s
Replies: 113
Views: 30123

Re: HiFly NOT adding second hand A380s?

Looks like they will keep the SQ cabin interior https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/hi-fly-to-introduce-471-seat-a380-by-mid-year-447342/ The carrier says the first Rolls-Royce Trent 900-powered aircraft will arrive in mid-2018 and will be operated "worldwide", with a 471-seat confi...

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

This must be the first scheduled service between South Korea and the Nordics operated by a Korean carrier. Interesting is that no airline operate ICN-ARN or ICN-CPH but OSL for example will be served by both Asiana and Korean Air. Korean har flown ICN-OSL for three (or two?) years now. But only dur...

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More EK 77Ws retire
Replies: 25
Views: 10032

Re: More EK 77Ws retire

So far most/many used 777-300s (both ER and non-ER) seems to go to Russian carriers focusing on tourist, but assume it is a limit how many 777s that market can absorb

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Asiana is starting a summer seasonal OSL-ICN serice from July 10 to August 29. 2x weekly Press release (in Norwegian) http://www.mynewsdesk.com/no/oslo-lufthavn/news/oekt-sommerkapasitet-mellom-soer-korea-og-norge-301302 It says with A330-200, but that should be a typo as they don't have that in the...

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 276
Views: 32772

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P7lTTDwNfE

Any idea of the delivery route?


REC to LPA and then on to ABZ (not sure why it is going to ABZ) and not to BGO
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zkojq wrote:
Acceptance flight landing:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P7lTTDwNfE

Any idea of the delivery route?


REC to LPA and then on to ABZ (not sure why it is going to ABZ) and not to BGO

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 276
Views: 32772

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

Widerøe has apparently had their acceptance flight for their first aircraft, ready for the delivery tomorrow. Some more training and testing will be done in Brazil, before it is flown to Norway next week

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65170

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

In addition to several other EK routes such as Bangkok and London, the number of weekly flights on Dubai - Oslo route will be reduced on selected dates: Dubai – Oslo Service reduces from 7 to 6 weekly in May 2018, following dates cancelled: 01MAY18, 08MAY18, 15MAY18, 29MAY18 Routesonline It is AFAI...

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by Someone83
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 785
Views: 279789

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Seems like SQ's regionals will be 250t https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/sia-to-introduce-regional-a350-900-later-in-2018-447149/ The Star Alliance carrier is the launch customer for the lower weight A350-900 variant, which will be certificated to a 250t maximum take-off weight compared to ...

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