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Taag To Return To Europe Soon?  
User currently offlineENU From Netherlands, joined Nov 2006, 1166 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 3025 times:

Experts of the Aviation Security Committee of the European Union concluded inspections in Angola last week to decide if TAAG made enough improvement to be removed from the blacklist. Some progress seem to have been made, but when will the EU decide?

Are all TAAG's B777's operated by EuroAtlantic right now?

Source: http://allafrica.com/stories/200802250106.html

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User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7632 posts, RR: 43
Reply 1, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 2900 times:

So which are DT's only long haul routes at the moment? GIG and???

Is it just me or did DT at some point announce flights to China?



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User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25983 posts, RR: 22
Reply 2, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2865 times:



Quoting ENU (Thread starter):
Are all TAAG's B777's operated by EuroAtlantic right now?

One TAAG 777 is being leased by Boeing and GE to test various GE90 engine improvements. There was an article on this in the January 28 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology


User currently offlineJfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8494 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2678 times:
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Its sad TAAG has these beautiful 777 and they can't fly them to Portugal. TAAG along with Ethiopian and Kenya Airways are among the brighter stars of African Aviation.

User currently offlineAF086 From France, joined Jan 2007, 1066 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2634 times:



Quoting EddieDude (Reply 1):
So which are DT's only long haul routes at the moment? GIG and???

According to their website, outside Africa they serve LIS, CDG, GIG, PEK and LHR (operated by BA).



Please insert a "smart" joke here.
User currently offlineAirbazar From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 8650 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2619 times:



Quoting Jfk777 (Reply 3):
Its sad TAAG has these beautiful 777 and they can't fly them to Portugal. TAAG along with Ethiopian and Kenya Airways are among the brighter stars of African Aviation.

I wouldn't put TAAG in the same category as those two. The fact that they are banned should say something. I wouldn't call an airline that is deemed "unsafe", a bright star, but they're also a very corrupt and mismanaged company.


User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7632 posts, RR: 43
Reply 6, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 2532 times:



Quoting AF086 (Reply 4):
According to their website, outside Africa they serve LIS, CDG, GIG, PEK and LHR (operated by BA).

Would anyone happen to know the frequencies and schedules of the flights to PEK? Thank you.



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User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 23
Reply 7, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2337 times:



Quoting EddieDude (Reply 6):
Would anyone happen to know the frequencies and schedules of the flights to PEK? Thank you.

from amadeus.net for mid-march 2008:

LAD - PEK DT690 operated WED and FRI with a 2h50min layover before returning as
PEK - LAD DT691 operated THU and SAT

Distance: 7318 mi / 6359 nm
-HT



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User currently offlineAF022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2172 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 2163 times:



Quoting HT (Reply 7):
LAD - PEK DT690 operated WED and FRI with a 2h50min layover before returning as
PEK - LAD DT691 operated THU and SAT

Is this nonstop with the B777-200ERs?

What is the configuration?


User currently offlineMHTripple7 From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 1109 posts, RR: 8
Reply 9, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 2132 times:

Quoting AF022 (Reply 8):

Is this nonstop with the B777-200ERs?

Here's the schedule from Amadeus and yes it's a 772:

Carrier Flight From Depart To Arrive A/C St Frequency | Dur'n | Dep T | Arr T | Effect | Ending | Exceptions
--------- ------ ---- --------- ---- --------- ---- ---- ----------------------------------------------------------------
DT 690 LAD 17:00 PEK 15:30 +1 777 0 --3-5-- 15:30 - - 26 Dec 11 Apr

And:

Carrier Flight From Depart To Arrive A/C St Frequency | Dur'n | Dep T | Arr T | Effect | Ending | Exceptions
--------- ------ ---- --------- ---- --------- ---- ---- ----------------------------------------------------------------
DT 691 PEK 18:30 LAD 02:30 +1 777 0 ---4-6- 15:00 - - 27 Dec 12 Apr

[Edited 2008-03-02 20:48:30]

[Edited 2008-03-02 20:50:33]

User currently offlineRobK From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 3958 posts, RR: 18
Reply 10, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2106 times:

Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 2):
One TAAG 777 is being leased by Boeing and GE to test various GE90 engine improvements. There was an article on this in the January 28 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology

That finished at the end of January. The aircraft (D2-TEF) has been parked at BFI since, at TAAGs request.

R

[Edited 2008-03-02 22:29:44]

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