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Alitalia E170 At Portuguese Air Force Base  
User currently offlineBuyantUkhaa From Mongolia, joined May 2004, 2907 posts, RR: 3
Posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3226 times:

Last saturday I was in Alverca, near Lisbon, where I saw an Alitalia E170 parked on the apron at the local Air Force Base. I was wondering what it could be doing there? Alitalia flies Airbus to Lisbon (MD's have become rare) and obviously not to military air bases.

Could ot have been a delivery flight? But then, do delivery flights normally use military airports?


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User currently offlineViasa From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 1894 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 3114 times:

Oh.... at Alverca (LPAR) are two Embraer 175 for painting. This are MSN 170.00153 and 170.00154. Could Alitalia Express (XM) get the two E175 (first E175 for XM) or would both aircraft go to Alpi Eagles and fly there for Alitalia? The 3nd possibility is a new italian operator which also could fly for Alitalia.

So, are you sure that you see E170 instant of E175? Or have you got a registration of that aircraft?


User currently offlineBuyantUkhaa From Mongolia, joined May 2004, 2907 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3091 times:

Quoting Viasa (Reply 1):
So, are you sure that you see E170 instant of E175? Or have you got a registration of that aircraft?

Not sure at all - it was from a big distance and I saw only part of the plane. So most likely I saw one of those two E175 you mentioned. Are they new or 2nd hand?



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User currently offlineViasa From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 1894 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3088 times:

Quoting BuyantUkhaa (Reply 2):
Are they new or 2nd hand?

They are new! Both are owned by GECAS.

170.00153 PT-SER: Ferried late December from SJK to LPAR
170.00154 PT-SET: Ferried late December from SJK to LPAR

[Edited 2007-02-12 19:46:29]

User currently offlineBuyantUkhaa From Mongolia, joined May 2004, 2907 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2991 times:

Quoting Viasa (Reply 3):
They are new! Both are owned by GECAS.

170.00153 PT-SER: Ferried late December from SJK to LPAR
170.00154 PT-SET: Ferried late December from SJK to LPAR

Thanks for the info! I'm sure somebody over here would know  Smile



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User currently offline777 From Italy, joined Sep 2005, 515 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2946 times:

Quoting BuyantUkhaa (Reply 4):
Thanks for the info! I'm sure somebody over here would know

Hi

I can confirm to you that the E170 from XM (Alitalia Express) it's in Alverca for maintenance.

Ciao


User currently offlineBuyantUkhaa From Mongolia, joined May 2004, 2907 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2839 times:

Quoting 777 (Reply 5):
Hi

I can confirm to you that the E170 from XM (Alitalia Express) it's in Alverca for maintenance.

Ciao

Ah, so that would be another plane then - not one of the two mentioned previously?



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