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TK A340 From LH?  
User currently offlineFiriko From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2005, 151 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1620 times:

I was just looking at the Pictures. Came across this LH A-340 in Istanbul ? Isn't this aircraft too big for the route ? Isn't TK looking to get more A-340's ? Could this one in the pic be one of them ? It might have been put on the route to give TK officals a demo of the aircraft? Any ideas ?

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User currently offlineDutchjet From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 7864 posts, RR: 57
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1595 times:

Wow, dont read too much into one picture......all that we can conclude is that LH used an A343 on a flight into IST on a particular day. I dont think that LH uses A343s on flights into IST on a regular basis, but the market between Germany and Turkey is rather large and probably LH did an aircraft swap to accommodate demand; the pic was taken on 14th Oct - the following week is a school holiday period in some parts of Germany (and Europe) so probably lots of pax were travelling.

User currently onlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9693 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 1464 times:

Quoting Firiko (Thread starter):
It might have been put on the route to give TK officals a demo of the aircraft?

TK doesn't need a demo for the aircraft as they have been operating the A343 for quite a while themselves. So no need to demonstrate the A343 to TK, they already know the aircraft's performance, range, economics and the like. As long as the aircraft is in good condition, the price is right and everything conform all international standards, that should be enough.

A388


User currently offlineMbg From Turkey, joined Nov 2005, 38 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1399 times:

Hey guys,

I certainly don't know what LH flies into IST but could the A343 have anything to do with the Fenerbahce SK-Schalke 04 Champions League game 5 days after the day the photo was taken?

I hope I'm not wrong as this is my first post on A.net.  Smile

Cheers.

mbg


User currently offlineDelta777Jet From Germany, joined Jun 2000, 1229 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1305 times:

I think the flight was rerouted enroute from Bangkok due to medical emergency! I know that this happened in October on a flight enroute from BKK to MUC on an A-340, not sure about the date!


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