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EK To DAR, Why So Many Diff Types?  
User currently onlinemigair54 From Spain, joined Jun 2007, 1659 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2608 times:

Why is EK flying so many different types into DAR??

Sometimes is B773, sometimes A343, usually is A332 but yesterday was A345.......

some info about that??

thank you...

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User currently offlinebochora From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2008, 491 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2551 times:

What I would like to know is how they manage this. I presume it's down to loads and aircraft down-time but are EK crew multi-jet rated, eg. can fly both Airbus AND Boeing? I've always wondered this.

User currently offlinefilLPA From Spain, joined Mar 2009, 42 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2453 times:

Quoting bochora (Reply 1):

Yes they are...at least the flight attendants!!

They train them for Main-fleet (All Boeing types and all Airbus types except the A-380) and for 380-fleet (only A-380 airplanes)

They even have a special training for duty free selling on the A-380


User currently offline413X3 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1983 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2034 times:

I assume because that is just a tech stop on some routes

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