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Oasis Hong Kong Airlines - Developments & A/C  
User currently onlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3767 posts, RR: 19
Posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 4896 times:

Quote:
OASIS HONG KONG AIRLINES LIMITED

Oasis Hong Kong Airlines acquires two 747-400s

16 March 2006
Hong Kong

Oasis Hong Kong Airlines is very pleased to announce the acquisition of its first two aircraft. The aircraft are B747-400 previously operated and maintained by Singapore Airlines and SIA Engineering Co. Ltd. respectively.

Mr. Stephen Miller, CEO, commented: "Demand for these two aircraft from leading full service carriers has been very strong. So we are absolutely delighted to have secured them as they are in excellent condition and perfect for our exclusive new long haul,non-stop services priced for the budget conscious traveller.

Mr. Robert Laird, Vice President of China Sales for The Boeing Company, congratulated Oasis on its choice of aircraft, commenting: "The 747-400 is an excellent aircraft for Oasis; it provides outstanding service and is used by most of the world's major airlines, has an excellent safety record and a new future ahead of it in the form of the 747-8".

The purchase of these two aircraft by Oasis is the first step in an expansion
programme which includes acquisition of new aircraft. The aircraft will be delivered in July this year and after customising for Oasis' unique service, will enter service later this year, initially between Hong Kong and London, Gatwick. The exact date will be announced in May 2006.

Taken from my Inbox  Smile

So the airline will finally get aircraft, looks as if this airline will go ahead

They are also looking at the 747-8 for future services

The airline is also looking at adding Milan, Cologne, Berlin and Oakland after LGW

Good luck to them

More info on Oasis Hong Kong:
http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1136279757.html

Rob!

[Edited 2006-03-16 17:13:35]

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User currently onlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3767 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 4786 times:

By the way, does anyone know the reg's of the ex SQ 744's?

Rob!  wave 


User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6597 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 4657 times:

Someone was speculating that these may be the ex- Iberia ones....but I am not sure.

User currently offlineBlrBird From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 578 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 4560 times:

Thier web site..
http://www.oasis-air.com/en/index.asp



from star dust....
User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 23
Reply 4, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 4540 times:

Quoting CX flyboy (Reply 2):
Someone was speculating that these may be the ex- Iberia ones

That would be TF-AMA and -AMB operated by Air Atlanta Icelandic in IB-colors and owned by SIA ?
-HT



Carpe diem ! Life is too short to waste your time ! Keep in mind, that today is the first day of the rest of your life !
User currently offlineYLWbased From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2006, 829 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 4402 times:

too bad that they are not considering YVR.... i want cheap airfare to go home


Hong Kong is not China. Not better or worse, just different.
User currently offlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5048 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4355 times:

Quoting B742 (Thread starter):


Oakland

Love it! Always thought OAK could support a bit more international flights...NRT/HKG/LGW perhaps. Let's hope they add a few more Int'l gates in the future.



Next Up: STL-LGA-RIC-ATL-STL
User currently onlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3767 posts, RR: 19
Reply 7, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4313 times:

Also I forgot to mention, they are also looking at flying to Chicago!

Rob!  wave 


User currently offlineDogfighter2111 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 1968 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4273 times:

I am so glad this was posted. I remember the post when the Airline first announced services.

I am glad to see that services will launch, and hope that they do offer the usual class of service on most Chinese carriers.

Hopefully if they announce flights to Perth (AUS) in the future, i can fly with them on LGW-HKG-PER.

Thanks
Mike

P.S. Am i correct in thinking that LGW-HKG is only HKD1,000 ? If so, that is really cheap. Only £75.


User currently offlineTimboflier215 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1334 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4250 times:

good luck to them! always nice to see a new airline start, especilly using 747s!! does anyone know what their expansion plans are in the short/medium term, ie. any other a/c acquisitions in the pipeline? i assume so, looking at their destination list! also, anyone know what these a/c will look like livery-wise?

User currently onlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3767 posts, RR: 19
Reply 10, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4235 times:

Quoting Timboflier215 (Reply 9):
good luck to them! always nice to see a new airline start, especilly using 747s!! does anyone know what their expansion plans are in the short/medium term, ie. any other a/c acquisitions in the pipeline?

Currently only 744's are on the way, 5 in all are expected within the next two years  Smile

They have also said they are intrested in the 747-8 (I will try and find the report).

I cant wait to see what the livery is like  Smile

Rob!  wave 


User currently offlineTimboflier215 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1334 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4220 times:

Quoting B742 (Reply 10):
I cant wait to see what the livery is like

me neither! thanks for the info. quite ambitious to start with 747s, i guess they must be confident. and well financed!!


User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10677 posts, RR: 9
Reply 12, posted (8 years 5 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4042 times:

Thanks for the information. This is an interesting venture.

Quoting Timboflier215 (Reply 11):
me neither! thanks for the info. quite ambitious to start with 747s, i guess they must be confident. and well financed!!

Yes, but CX is flying several 744s onto LHR each day, so there must be a chance, especially as they want to fly to LGW.


User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10677 posts, RR: 9
Reply 13, posted (8 years 5 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4038 times:

Their website mentions they´ll fly for a low as HK$ 1000 to Europe, destinations LGW, Cologne, Berlin, Milan, and Chicago and Oakland in the US.

User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6597 posts, RR: 55
Reply 14, posted (8 years 5 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 3899 times:

It is on their website now:

http://www.oasis-air.com/en/index.asp

There is no mention of them getting a 747-8. I would not read too much into the comment.


User currently offlineAgmyvr From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 143 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (8 years 5 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 3889 times:

I really love this LCC idea on LongHaul....hope Oasis will work! and wish she can fly to more places which CX doesn't want to go......HNL, ORD, Cairo, Cape town, MEX, South America....

User currently offlineWedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5893 posts, RR: 6
Reply 16, posted (8 years 5 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3750 times:
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Oasis' entry into OAK might help spur some other international airlines to serve OAK.

User currently offlineLegacyins From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 2070 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (8 years 5 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3635 times:

Quoting Wedgetail737 (Reply 16):
Oasis' entry into OAK might help spur some other international airlines to serve OAK.

OAK better fix up their FIS area first. There is no way 300 + PAXs can fit into the arrivals for CBP.



John@SFO
User currently offlineJohnboy From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 2578 posts, RR: 7
Reply 18, posted (8 years 5 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3543 times:

Oasis Hong Kong Airlines is a cost efficient long-haul airline company rooted in the culture and people of Hong Kong, governed by biblical principles and the pursuit of excellence, and committed to providing business and leisure travelers with a refreshing flying experience, caring service, uncompromising safety and dependable scheduling.


Oh dear, wonder which biblical principles those might be?


User currently offlineWedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5893 posts, RR: 6
Reply 19, posted (8 years 5 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3504 times:
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Hopefully, the folks at the Port of Oakland will make the necessary changes or enhancements.

User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10677 posts, RR: 9
Reply 20, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3301 times:

Its been confirmed the two 744s aquired by Oasis are the ones currently flying for Iberia.

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