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Turkish Or Korean A310?  
User currently offlineEmrecan From Turkey, joined Feb 2000, 945 posts, RR: 7
Posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1917 times:


Hi everybody..

Yesterday I was flying to Bucharest from Istanbul. Before we take off a Turkish A310 has landed. But it was in Korean Air colour(I guess, light blue)

So do you have any information aout this aircraft? Turkish Airlines has leased it from Korea??

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User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1866 times:

Korean Air only has AB6 but no 310 ...


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User currently offlineLeskova From Germany, joined Oct 2003, 6075 posts, RR: 70
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1856 times:

Could it have been leased from TUI? They have A310s, and their planes are light blue...


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User currently offlineCPH-R From Denmark, joined May 2001, 6054 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1785 times:

Sounds like a MNG A310 - IIRC, they have one of their A300's flying around in Jetair/TUI colours.

User currently offlineFly-K From Germany, joined May 2000, 3162 posts, RR: 51
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks ago) and read 1722 times:
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See the photo at skyliner-aviation.de, it's the MNG Pax A300 that was in TUI colors.


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User currently offlinePilotaydin From Turkey, joined Sep 2004, 2539 posts, RR: 51
Reply 5, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks ago) and read 1695 times:

to my knowledge MNG doesnt have A310s.....it may have been world Focus, they are supposed to get some leased A310s this year, or perhpas Kuzu cargo, a lot of sub lets and leasing is going on lately in IST

cheers

aydin



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User currently offlineLO231 From Belgium, joined Sep 2004, 2392 posts, RR: 22
Reply 6, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks ago) and read 1679 times:

I'd say it was TUI/Hapag LLoyd aircraft...

Regards
Peter



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User currently offlineUnique From Switzerland, joined Mar 2003, 1703 posts, RR: 35
Reply 7, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 1635 times:

http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/photos/01TCMNEthy.jpg

User currently offlineTango-Bravo From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3806 posts, RR: 29
Reply 8, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1590 times:

If the aircraft you saw was the same one pictured in the link provided by Unique in repl #7, it was A300B4-200 registered TC-MNE in a Turkish/TUI hybrid livery. The a.net photo attached below shows the same aircraft in service with its previous operator, Jetair/MNG, in TUI livery. For a summary of previous opeartors of this aircraft, click on the photo and read the caption.

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User currently offlineFly-K From Germany, joined May 2000, 3162 posts, RR: 51
Reply 9, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1485 times:
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Looking at skyliner-aviation again, there is photo-proof that THY is also leasing MNG's new A300 TC-MNY, ex Air Scandic. I just photographed her on Sunday in all white, now she has Turkish titles and logo.


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User currently offlineEmrecan From Turkey, joined Feb 2000, 945 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 1404 times:

Thanx unique..

I was wrong then, it was not an a310, it was A300..

The photo Unique showed is the exact aircraft I saw.

Thnx again....


User currently offlineRobcol99 From Turkey, joined Jun 2004, 294 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1396 times:

THY has leased TC-MNE pax aircraft (the blue one) for hadj operations to Jeddah. The THY mainframe displays aircraft type as "M30".

THY also leased TC-MNY, system shows it as "M31".

Cheers

M.


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