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Picture Of First Hong Kong Express Embraer 170  
User currently offlineUdo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4398 times:

Hong Kong Express took delivery of its first Embraer 170 (B-KXA) - and here's the picture. Attractive tail, but too much white paint on the bird...


http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=&picid=2180


Regards
Udo

[Edited 2005-07-20 19:26:55]

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User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6626 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4382 times:

It arrived this evening at around 8:15pm local time (wednesday) as "Hong Kong Shuttle 8002" from BKK.

User currently offlineLightsaber From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 13440 posts, RR: 100
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4286 times:
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Quoting CX flyboy (Reply 1):
It arrived this evening at around 8:15pm local time (wednesday) as "Hong Kong Shuttle 8002" from BKK.

Does this mean its in service already?!?

Quoting Udo (Thread starter):
Attractive tail, but too much white paint on the bird...

{ROTFL} I want the airplane white paint concession. With all of the white paint schemes, I'd be rich!

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User currently offlineEGNR From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 513 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4270 times:

Reminds me of Excel Airways... tail logo is very similar to the XL.com titles on the engines on the Excel Airways fleet now:


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User currently offlineJe89_w From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 2362 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 3992 times:
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Quoting Lightsaber (Reply 2):
Does this mean its in service already?!?

Not sure if it is in service or not, but delivery flights also have flight numbers . . . so that flight posted in reply 1 could've been the delivery flight into HKG.

Does anyone know the exact delivery routing of this bird? It went the Europe way as far as I know.


User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6626 posts, RR: 55
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 3896 times:

It was indeed a delivery flight. The airline does not start service till October i believe, and by then they will have at least 2 aircraft.

It flew SJK-REC-SID-SVQ-PFO-KHI-BKK-HKG.


User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3966 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3657 times:

Yes, it also reminded me of Excel Airways...

but hey, looks good!


User currently offlineTyphaerion From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 619 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3610 times:
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Embraer is really churning these things out, arent they. This is three deliveries this week I think.


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User currently offlineERJ170 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 6784 posts, RR: 17
Reply 8, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3602 times:

Quoting Typhaerion (Reply 7):
Embraer is really churning these things out, arent they. This is three deliveries this week I think.

Hmm.. isn't the turnaround time for the E70 REALLY short.. like in the low weeks category?



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User currently offlinePPVRA From Brazil, joined Nov 2004, 8971 posts, RR: 39
Reply 9, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3548 times:

Couple were spotted at REC:


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User currently offlineTyphaerion From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 619 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3492 times:
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Does anyone know how many are in service, or on order and who for. I tried sifting through the Embraer site and could not find good info. I think I have the total orders number, but the do not reflect any orders for United Express, and I know they have some.

How many 170s, 175s, 190s, and 195s are out there and who has ordered?



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User currently offlineVector From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 214 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3377 times:

Orders are:

170-175-190-195 (.. means no orders for the type)

Air Canada = ..-15-45-..
Alitalia = 06-..-..-..
Cirrus Airlines = 01-..-..-..
Copa Airlines = ..-..-12-..
Finnair = 12-..-..-..
Fly Be = ..-..-..-14
GECAS = 01-..-20-..
Hong Kong Express = 04-..-..-..
JetBlue = ..-..-100-..
LOT Polish = 10-04-..-..
Paramount Airways = 02-03-..-..
Republic - Delta = 16-..-..-..
Republic - United = 24-..-..-..
Saudi Arabian Airl = 15-..-..-..
Swiss = 15-..-..-15
TAME = 02-..-01-..
USAirways = 85-..-..-..

Hope it helps

Vector


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31702 posts, RR: 56
Reply 12, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3295 times:

Looks good.
Whats the Fleet like. Four already.
regds
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User currently offlinePPVRA From Brazil, joined Nov 2004, 8971 posts, RR: 39
Reply 13, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3276 times:

Quoting Vector (Reply 11):

Hey Vector, I thought Hong Kong Express aircraft's were leased from GECAS, no?

Thanks,
PPVRA



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User currently offlineVector From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 214 posts, RR: 8
Reply 14, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 3175 times:

Hi PPVRA

Yes... you are right. Hong Kong aircrafts, some from LOT order and some form USAirways is GECAS too...

But I prefer to put this on the operators orders... On GECAS still those ones without a operator name.

regards

Vector


User currently offlineFoxBravo From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 3007 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 3137 times:

Does anyone have more details about Hong Kong Express? Where will they fly? Just curious--hadn't heard of them until now.


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User currently offlineTyphaerion From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 619 posts, RR: 4
Reply 16, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3077 times:
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Vector, thank you very much! And is it true as MEL says...that there are only 4 deliveries so far? It seems like a lot more. I know I see a United Express one every morning on my way to work here at IND. Such a good looking aircraft!


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User currently offlinePPVRA From Brazil, joined Nov 2004, 8971 posts, RR: 39
Reply 17, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2994 times:

Quoting Vector (Reply 14):

Oh ok, just noticed the numbers!

Thanks,
PPVRA



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User currently offlineVector From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 214 posts, RR: 8
Reply 18, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2973 times:

No...

United Express (Republic) already received more than 20 different airframes (170´s)... just make a search on the airliners database and you will confirm this...


Vector


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