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1st 777 For Biman  
User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 851 posts, RR: 2
Posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 10387 times:

At last.....and about time!

http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=nav2&picid=6235

Congrats Biman

//Mike  Big grin  birthday   bouncy 


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User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 851 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 10190 times:

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How old is Bimans 772ER *ex. SIA 9V-SRA*?

/Mike  Confused



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User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6688 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 10154 times:



Quoting Solnabo (Reply 2):
How old is Bimans 772ER *ex. SIA 9V-SRA*?

Delivered 18 June 1998, so nearly 12 years.

http://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-b777-28513.htm



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User currently offlineSpeedbirdie From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 915 posts, RR: 52
Reply 4, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 10122 times:

Well I be blowed! Now I actually believe it now I have seen it!!


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User currently offlineYOWza From Canada, joined exactly 9 years ago today! , 4865 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 9980 times:

We've been hearing about this for SOOOOOO long that even though I see the pictures I still can't really beleive this. Good for BG let's hope the lease goes well.

PS That livery looks fine on the 737 but a little blah on the 777.

YOWza



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User currently offlineSeemyseems From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2009, 967 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 9690 times:

Looks great! Can't wait to see them back at MAN!


seemyseems
User currently offlineVC10er From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 2866 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 9544 times:
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Anyone know who did the livery?


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User currently offlineUSAFDO From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 443 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8922 times:

Do they actually fly enough PAX to fill this up and make a profit?

User currently offlineTurkishWings From United States of America, joined May 2006, 1441 posts, RR: 8
Reply 9, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8834 times:



Quoting Solnabo (Reply 2):
How old is Bimans 772ER *ex. SIA 9V-SRA*?

Definitely younger tan their DC-10s  Smile



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User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6500 posts, RR: 55
Reply 10, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 8723 times:

Nice that they finally have some "new" aircraft alhtough the livery looks too much like CX.

Looking forward to when Biman gets their 777-300/ERs that they ordered directly from Boeing in 2013.

The777Man



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User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 851 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 8539 times:



Quoting The777Man (Reply 10):
Looking forward to when Biman gets their 777-300/ERs that they ordered directly from Boeing in 2013.

Do Biman really need the 77W, imo way to big..

//Mike  Wow!



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User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6500 posts, RR: 55
Reply 12, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 8413 times:



Quoting Solnabo (Reply 11):
Do Biman really need the 77W, imo way to big..

I guess they think that they need it otherwise they probably wouldn't have ordered it....  Smile

The777Man



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User currently offlineKiwiandrew From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 8544 posts, RR: 13
Reply 13, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 8381 times:
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Quoting Solnabo (Reply 11):
Do Biman really need the 77W, imo way to big..

I grant you that Bangladesh is not a very affluent country , however it has a sizeable overseas population ( even here in Mauritius there are a couple of thousand Bangladeshis - certainly not enough to warrant a service to MRU , but just an indication of how widely scattered the Bangladeshi off shore population is ) .


If they can get their act together ( a big "if" , I grant you ) BG can tap into a sizeable market of expat Bangladeshis , particularly in the UK , who at the moment tend to use other carriers if they can due to what could charitably be called 'quality issues' .

[Edited 2010-01-15 00:29:52 by kiwiandrew]


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User currently offlineFlying Belgian From Belgium, joined Jun 2001, 2390 posts, RR: 9
Reply 14, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 8319 times:
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Seems like Portugese ACMI specialists like HiFly or EuroAtlantic are very popular with "sensituve" countries like Nigeria (Arik) or Bengladesh.

EuroAtlantic was once rumoured as a potential operator of TAAG's 777s.

FB.



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User currently offlineDash8pilot From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 86 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 8017 times:

I dont think Biman will have any problem filling this bird. Bangladesh sends thousands of people to the middle east and london. Though their service isnt all that good, Bangladeshi still
prefer to fly with them. The crew speak Bangali and they have a sense of home with Biman.

Expect to see this bird in Dubai, Riyad, Jeddah and London.


User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5647 posts, RR: 24
Reply 16, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 7844 times:



Quoting Dash8pilot (Reply 15):
Expect to see this bird in Dubai, Riyad, Jeddah and London.

Does Biman still fly to JFK?



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User currently offlineDanfearn77 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2008, 1811 posts, RR: 9
Reply 17, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 7474 times:



Quoting WesternA318 (Reply 16):
Does Biman still fly to JFK?

As far as im aware they dont. But i think they want to resume it. It used to be operated via BRU before being transferred to go through MAN. Hopefully they will go through MAN again if they start the JFK route.



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User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8506 posts, RR: 55
Reply 18, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 5986 times:
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That's a nice looking scheme, look forward to seeing these @ LHR, can't be long now!


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User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 19, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 5909 times:



Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 18):
That's a nice looking scheme, look forward to seeing these @ LHR, can't be long now!

Maybe it can be? LHR is still down to get the D1C and 313.

Quoting Danfearn77 (Reply 17):
Hopefully they will go through MAN again if they start the JFK route

26JAN is now the new 'start date' for BG's DAC-MAN-JFK-MAN-DAC to resume but with the 772. BG11 is filed for a 1530 arrival from DAC and 1700 departure at MAN to JFK whilst BG12 comes in to MAN from JFK at 1100 and leaves for DAC at 1230.

BG11 will/maybe/potentially/with any luck operate from MAN on a Tuesday and Saturday.
BG12 will/maybe/potentially with any luck operate from MAN on a Wednesday and Sunday.



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User currently offlineCchan From New Zealand, joined May 2003, 1759 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 5881 times:

I like the old classic colour scheme better, the new one looks too similar to CX's

User currently offlineBehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4755 posts, RR: 43
Reply 21, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 5814 times:



Quoting Solnabo (Reply 11):
Do Biman really need the 77W, imo way to big..

100% they do !

The capacity of the B 77W is ideal for high density DAC-LHR + DAC-RUH + DAC-DXB + DAC-JED routes only.


User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26853 posts, RR: 58
Reply 22, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 5796 times:



Quoting Cchan (Reply 20):
I like the old classic colour scheme better, the new one looks too similar to CX's

Very true , totally agree. Would have looked much better in the old livery.



User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3810 posts, RR: 51
Reply 23, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 5700 times:

Slightly off topic, but in that picture linked above:
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_onCJHil7fG...mQ/s1600/_DSC6882_PR-GIAb%2BPA.jpg

What airline is the blue and white 737 in the background? Pretty hot livery IMO, never seen it before.

Soren  santahat 



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User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26853 posts, RR: 58
Reply 24, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 5678 times:



Quoting Birdwatching (Reply 23):
What airline is the blue and white 737 in the background? Pretty hot livery IMO, never seen it before.

KLD Russian carrier.


User currently offlineRutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2963 posts, RR: 7
Reply 25, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 5653 times:
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Birdwatching

What airline is the blue and white 737 in the background? Pretty hot livery IMO, never seen it before

That was KD Avia a Russian carrier that was based in the enclave of Kaliningrad until last Autumn (Fall) when it went bust..

Kaliningrad is a little bit of Russia totally surrounded by the EU states of Lithuania and Poland and is effectively a huge military camp !


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