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14th A330 For CX (B-HLN) Arrives Today.  
User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1601 times:

B-HLN departed France at 1.00pm local time and is due to land in Hong Kong today at 8.00am

This is the 14th A330 for CX and the third new Airbus for CX this month.

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User currently offlineWorldTraveller From Germany, joined Jun 1999, 624 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1532 times:

Thank's for the info, will it have a 3-class configuration and PTV's in economy?

Best regards (and nice morning shots of the bird's first CLK touchdown)  Wink/being sarcastic
the WorldTraveller


User currently offlineStratifier From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1530 times:

Cool ! Thanks for the news  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

User currently offlineCX 4ever From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 129 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1515 times:

Dear WorldTraveller,

B-HLN is not going to have a 3-class configuration, but surely, PTVs are available in economy class.

The following aircraft are to be installed with new first class cabins.

Scheduled Delivery time:
July 2001: B-HLP, B-HLQ
August 2001: B-HLR
Sept 2001: B-HLS

Hope the information above helps.

Regards,

CX 4ever


User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1488 times:

B-HLO will arrive at the end of March, its line number 393.

They also have 3 more new A340-300's coming this year + the first three SQ A340-300's are going to CX.


User currently offlineRed Panda From Hong Kong, joined Jun 2000, 1521 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1473 times:

Hi, are those A343 from SIA to CX the same as those are currently in CX's fleet? Cause I know that those A340-300E from SIA are sort of different from stardand A340. They should have more range and MTOW. Correct me if I am wrong

regards  Wink/being sarcastic
r panda


User currently offlineTim From Australia, joined Jun 2000, 704 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1473 times:

Good to see some more A330's in CX colors! They just look great! dont they!! ?

Flew on one in 99 from PER-HKG in Y. Loved it.

Tim
Perth


User currently offlineOxygen From Hong Kong, joined Sep 1999, 674 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1458 times:

i don't like the B777, i've been on it plenty of times when i was in asia a few years back, while i enjoyed 330 serivces better. 330 forever!!!


User currently offlineAdria From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1455 times:

Madog you are so shalooooooooooooow

User currently offlineGaruda From Indonesia, joined Nov 2000, 584 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 1443 times:

I flew on CX's A330 and B777, both on SIN-CDK routes and I love both!!! Too bad that CX's 772s don't have ptv in the economy class......

Regards,
JA


User currently offlineHkg_clk From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 999 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1417 times:

I thought both CX and SQ operate the A340-300E, which is the version with higher take off weights. So I think they should both have the same range.

Are these SQ 340s going to be fully refurbished to CX standards? Or are they just going to be used temporarily?



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User currently offlineTim From Australia, joined Jun 2000, 704 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1405 times:

Just ignore madog.
Very imature. Dont waste your breath on him.

Look at his comments in this other topic. acts like he is 5 years old.

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/399169/

Long live A330! Cant wait for QF's 13 A330's to start arriving in Australalia next year!

Regards
Tim
Australia


User currently offlineHugo From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 394 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1403 times:

What A330 routes will justify a Betsy cabin? Most 330 flights are so short, there is little time to have a full F class meal service and sleep. In other words, what is the rationale for putting sleepers on a regional aircraft?

User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6573 posts, RR: 55
Reply 13, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1399 times:

HKG-DEL won't be that short. Not sure what the flying time is. Can't be bothered to check at the moment.
HKG-Perth must be fairly long too.


User currently offlineTim From Australia, joined Jun 2000, 704 posts, RR: 3
Reply 14, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1379 times:

I flew PER-HKG on a CX A330 in 99. It was about a 7 hour flight.

Regards
Tim , Australia


User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1373 times:

Hugo,

How do you know about the CX 330's with the Betsy seats ??. There should be 4 with these seats.


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