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SAA Changes 744 To A340-600 In ATL  
User currently offlineBig777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3890 times:

Hi to y'all-

I found out that OAG January 2004 shows that SAA will change from B747-400 to A340-600 between Cape Town and Atlanta. I found that only B747-400 is Korean Airlines in Atlanta.

Big777jet



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User currently offlineBehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4851 posts, RR: 44
Reply 1, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3835 times:

Very old news...known since Sept...KE I think only sends B 744Fs to ATL and not pax versions!!!

User currently offlineSAA201 From South Africa, joined May 2001, 514 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3735 times:

SAA's 6th and 7th A340-600 delivery dates from Airbus have been delayed for some reason. ZS-SNF was supposed to arrive on 20 Dec and ZS-SNG on 30 Dec, don't know the new arrival dates.

As a result, it looks like A346's will only commence services to ATL on 30 Jan 2004 and not 01 Jan as previously planned.


User currently offlineAirplanetire From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1809 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3567 times:

Korean is still sending passenger 744s to ATL. Check their website.

-Airplanetire


User currently offlineCPH-R From Denmark, joined May 2001, 6054 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 3398 times:

Isn't the KE flights to ATL a continuation of the IAD flight?

Is the A346 going to be able to do the flight non-stop in both directions, all-year or?


User currently offlineZSSNC From Germany, joined Feb 2003, 428 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3333 times:

CPH-R,

no, the 346 will have a fuel stop westbound just like the 744. However, eastbound it operates ATL/JNB and ATL/CPT nonstop.

ZSSNC



Airbus A340-600 - the longest temptation in the sky
User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3278 times:

Isn't the KE flights to ATL a continuation of the IAD flight?

nope, nonstop.


User currently offlineFlyboeingjets From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 50 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 12 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 3126 times:

KE is nonstop ICN-ATL-ICN, flt 035/036. The flights have previously routed via ORD, IAD, and DFW. Aircraft varies between B772ER and B744.

Sad to hear that Springbok is bringing the 346. My mornings won't be the same without seeing a sparkling clean -400 tail sitting at E14.


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