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Ex-JAL 744 Ferried To Melbourne  
User currently offlinena From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10817 posts, RR: 9
Posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 5921 times:

http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=3

N921MM is a former JAL 744 which is scheduled to be operating for Transaero soon. I wonder why it has been ferried to MLB after maintenace in Rome/USA. Any insights?

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User currently offlineflyingalex From Germany, joined Jul 2010, 1027 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 5799 times:

Ah, that Melbourne. From the title, I thought you meant MEL, which would have been really odd.


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User currently offlinetruemanQLD From Australia, joined Feb 2007, 1596 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 5621 times:

Quoting flyingalex (Reply 1):

I thought so too, I wonder if anyone has ever confused the two on tickets before, like Sydney, Australia and Sydney, Canada...


User currently offlineaerorobnz From Rwanda, joined Feb 2001, 7389 posts, RR: 16
Reply 3, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 5473 times:

Quoting truemanQLD (Reply 2):
I thought so too, I wonder if anyone has ever confused the two on tickets before, like Sydney, Australia and Sydney, Canada...

They definitely have...and OAK and AKL. I've seen the newspaper article for that one....


User currently offlineSKAirbus From Norway, joined Oct 2007, 1812 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 5306 times:

Not forgetting London, Ontario and London, UK... That could be a silly mistake to make!


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User currently offlineiahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3469 posts, RR: 42
Reply 5, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 4590 times:
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Had someone in LHR mix up SJO and SJC last week... Bag did get loaded on the correct SJC flight fortunately ..   


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User currently offlineBommerJan From UK - England, joined exactly 9 years ago today! , 54 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 3804 times:

and Slovakia and Slovenia  )

User currently offlineRTWFlyer From American Samoa, joined Oct 2010, 48 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 3197 times:

One that has happened to friends :

PWM Portland (Maine)- PDX Portland (Oregon)

on the opposite side of the country.

And for some reason, people often mix-up Austria and Australia..   



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User currently offlineflyingalex From Germany, joined Jul 2010, 1027 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2793 times:

Quoting RTWFlyer (Reply 7):
And for some reason, people often mix-up Austria and Australia..

You can pick up shirts like this one all over Vienna:




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User currently offlineRTWFlyer From American Samoa, joined Oct 2010, 48 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2729 times:

Quoting flyingalex (Reply 8):
You can pick up shirts like this one all over Vienna:

I love it....

So, I guess this mix-up happens more than I thought.



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User currently offline747LUVR From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 394 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2648 times:

It's in MLB for me, just gotta swing by and pick up my keys for it and I'll be soon jetting round the world!   

User currently offlineont2cgi From United States of America, joined Sep 2010, 123 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2307 times:

Remind me of the time my mother sent something via priority mail. The Clerk had written ONT on the package (presumably so it would not go to LAX)
It arrived a week late with a Canada Post stamp on it
 


User currently offlineAFGMEL From Australia, joined Jul 2007, 747 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2212 times:

Quoting aerorobnz (Reply 3):

I thought so too, I wonder if anyone has ever confused the two on tickets before, like Sydney, Australia and Sydney, Canada...

Yes, it's happened a few time. Last time I heard some British idiots booked a flight online and wound up in Canada. They wondered why they were getting on a small regional airliner to go across the pacific.  

Really annoyingly the press picked up the story and the NSW tourist authority paid for their fares to SYD. It really irked me. I research my travel and I have to pay retail. These idiots....



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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8690 posts, RR: 16
Reply 13, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1668 times:

Is this a/c in Transaero livery??? I think I saw it today if it was.

KH



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User currently offlinena From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10817 posts, RR: 9
Reply 14, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1509 times:

Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 13):
Is this a/c in Transaero livery??? I think I saw it today if it was.

Highly likely, as it has been outfitted for them at RME.


User currently onlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25994 posts, RR: 22
Reply 15, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1477 times:

Quoting AFGMEL (Reply 12):
Quoting aerorobnz (Reply 3):

I thought so too, I wonder if anyone has ever confused the two on tickets before, like Sydney, Australia and Sydney, Canada...

Yes, it's happened a few time. Last time I heard some British idiots booked a flight online and wound up in Canada. They wondered why they were getting on a small regional airliner to go across the pacific.

A few years ago a German tourist also wound up in the small town of SDY (Sidney, Montana, spelled with an "i") by mistake, instead of SYD.

AC serves 2 Sydneys (SYD and YQY), 2 Londons (LHR and YXU), 2 Portlands (PDX and PWM), and until they dropped MAN they also served 2 Manchesters (MAN and MHT).

AC also serves YYT (St. John's, Newfoundland), YSJ (Saint John, New Brunswick) and YXJ (Fort St. John, British Columbia).


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