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LAN Acquires A 777?  
User currently offlinemestrugo From Chile, joined Apr 2007, 237 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 9 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3847 times:

According to latercera.com LAN 'has acquired a Boeing 777'.

http://www.latercera.com/noticia/neg...eing-una-aeronave-modelo-777.shtml

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User currently offlinegoldenstate From United States of America, joined Feb 2010, 571 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (3 years 9 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3900 times:
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Must be a freighter.

User currently offlinePPVRA From Brazil, joined Nov 2004, 8956 posts, RR: 40
Reply 2, posted (3 years 9 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3874 times:

If it's only one, then I'd guess it's a 777F.

ps: goldenstate beat me to it.

ps2: from Boeing: http://active.boeing.com/commercial/orders/index.cfm

[Edited 2010-11-18 11:29:04]


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User currently offlinePEET7G From Hungary, joined Jan 2007, 695 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 9 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3025 times:

Gr8 news...how many in total 777F do they operate now?


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User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8801 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (3 years 9 months 12 hours ago) and read 2120 times:
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Quoting PEET7G (Reply 3):
Gr8 news...how many in total 777F do they operate now?

LAN Cargo currently operates 2 Boeing 777F. During the second half of 2012, LAN Cargo will incorporate two new Boeing 777F into the fleet.

LAN CARGO accelerates growth plans and incorporates 5 Boeing aircraft:
http://www.lan.com/en_us/sitio_perso...t_us/prensa/20101123_lancargo.html


User currently offlineKLAM From Netherlands, joined Mar 2007, 167 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 9 months 12 hours ago) and read 2000 times:

Why did they never go for the passenger T7?


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User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6173 posts, RR: 30
Reply 6, posted (3 years 9 months 11 hours ago) and read 1939 times:
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Quoting KLAM (Reply 5):
Why did they never go for the passenger T7?

Probably because they are too big for their strategy, which is high frequency long-haul, rather than high capacity, and because long-haul LAN is structured around a single type. True, they have 5 A340´s, but those were brought along due to range considerations on very specific routes, namely SCL-AKL-SYD and SCL-MAD-FRA



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User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8801 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (3 years 9 months 11 hours ago) and read 1855 times:
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Quoting AR385 (Reply 6):
Probably because they are too big for their strategy, which is high frequency long-haul, rather than high capacity, and because long-haul LAN is structured around a single type.

Long-haul on LAN is not structured around a single type. For example, LAN Ecuador's 5th B767-316ER, (HC-CJX) is reconfigured with 220 economy class seats and only 18 seats in Premium Business. Thus, LAN can now increase capacity on dense VFR routes. LAN will reconfigure 10 more B767-316ERs in this manner in order to increase capacity on strong VFR routes.

Quoting AR385 (Reply 6):
True, they have 5 A340´s, but those were brought along due to range considerations on very specific routes, namely SCL-AKL-SYD and SCL-MAD-FRA

LAN Chile ordered the A320s before deciding on either the B777 or the A343. Cockpit commonality between the A340s and A320s was a major factor as well.

Quoting AR385 (Reply 6):
SCL-AKL-SYD and SCL-MAD-FRA

LA owns 4 A343s delivered during 2000-2001. Whenever the B787-9s come on-line, they will operate the above routes. However, LAN may still hold onto a couple of A343s.


User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3818 posts, RR: 51
Reply 8, posted (3 years 9 months 8 hours ago) and read 1679 times:

Quoting SCL767 (Reply 7):
LA owns 4 A343s delivered during 2000-2001. Whenever the B787-9s come on-line, they will operate the above routes.

Excellent! So my first ever 787 flight will probably be a FRA-MAD weekend trip! Can't wait.

Soren   



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User currently offlineKLAM From Netherlands, joined Mar 2007, 167 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 9 months 7 hours ago) and read 1610 times:

Quoting SCL767 (Reply 7):
LA owns 4 A343s delivered during 2000-2001. Whenever the B787-9s come on-line, they will operate the above routes. However, LAN may still hold onto a couple of A343s.

I love their A343... their colours are so beautiful... I want to catch them in FRA soon.



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User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8801 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (3 years 9 months 7 hours ago) and read 1534 times:
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Quoting Birdwatching (Reply 8):
Excellent! So my first ever 787 flight will probably be a FRA-MAD weekend trip! Can't wait.

The 787s will be deployed on various routes system-wide, (i.e. SCL-AKL-SYD, SCL-LIM-LAX, SCL-JFK, SCL-LIM-JFK, GRU-LIM-SFO, SCL-MAD, SCL-MEX, etc.). Also, the 787s will allow LAN to operate non-stop flights between South America and destinations such as BCN, CDG, FRA, LHR, MXP, NRT, SYD, etc.

Quoting KLAM (Reply 9):
I love their A343... their colours are so beautiful... I want to catch them in FRA soon.

The A343 also operates into CDG 3x weekly.

[Edited 2010-11-23 14:35:41]

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