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BA World Cargo Flying To Taipei  
User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 5716 posts, RR: 4
Posted (2 years 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 3616 times:

Their schedules show LHR-TPE service is it operated with union flag bearing 748 or GSS livery 744?

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User currently offlinerutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2963 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 3558 times:
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Its a EVA codeshare i think !

User currently offlinedalca From Netherlands, joined Aug 2006, 518 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3218 times:

EVA codeshares with quite some airlines, LH Cargo has the same deal with EVA twice a week ex FRA.


Zanair flight, please hold on finals as we have to clear rhino's off the runway. Next flight: AMS-FRA-AMS
User currently offlineVV701 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 7401 posts, RR: 17
Reply 3, posted (2 years 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3041 times:

Quoting 777way (Thread starter):
is it operated with union flag bearing 748 or GSS livery 744?

There are no 747s operating in GSS livery any more. The last revenue flight by a 744 in GSS livery was EBB-DXB (EK4868) on 21 January this year. This wet lease had commenced on 14 January when the aircraft was ferried to FRA and then operated FRA-DXB (EK9972).

After the EK lease this aircraft was ferried to HKG (GSS4005) on 5 February. On 8 February it was returned to Atlas Air and registered N477MC. It was soon back in service in Atlas Air livery:


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The three 748Fs now operated by GSS are all painted in BA livery:


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User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 5716 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (2 years 17 hours ago) and read 2609 times:

Thanks, where do the 748F fly so far I have only found Delhi, Bombay, Dhaka and Hong Kong in schedules.

User currently offlinerutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2963 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (2 years 17 hours ago) and read 2561 times:
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Cologne, Madrid, Johannesburg , Nairobi , Zaragoza, Dammam, Dubai, Shanghai, Frankfurt ,Chicago O'Hare, Atlanta, Bahrain and Houston
Chennai Delhi Dacca and Mumbai.


User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 5716 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (2 years 16 hours ago) and read 2542 times:

No those are not served with freighters atleast not BA ones, most are belly hold on passenger aircraft or truck service.

User currently offlinerutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2963 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (2 years 16 hours ago) and read 2513 times:
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All those are served from Stansted with GSS B748F through the whole week.

The Schedules rotates through STN/FRA/CGN/MAD/ZAZ European points.

Madrid south bound Africa and Zaragosa north bound.

US routes STN/CGN or FRA/ Chicago/Atlanta or Chicago/Houston - Back to STN.

Asian point vary towards Hong Kong or Shanghai

As i type this G-GSSD has just landed at Stansted from Hong Kong and will go out to Cologne then east later in the day

G-GSSE is out bound over Slovakia towards Damman and having arrived earlier for Houston.
G-GSSF arrived in STN from Atlanta earlier today departed Frankfurt /Delhi/Hong Kong


User currently offlinekl911 From Ireland, joined Jul 2003, 5120 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (2 years 16 hours ago) and read 2501 times:

Quoting rutankrd (Reply 7):
As i type this G-GSSD has just landed at Stansted from Hong Kong and will go out to Cologne then east later in the day

G-GSSE is out bound over Slovakia towards Damman and having arrived earlier for Houston.
G-GSSF arrived in STN from Atlanta earlier today departed Frankfurt /Delhi/Hong Kong

Why STN and not LHR? isnt this inefficient as it doesnt allow connections between belly cargo and full cargo planes?



Next trip : DUB-AUH-CGK-DPS-KUL-AUH-CDG-ORK :-)
User currently offlinerutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2963 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (2 years 15 hours ago) and read 2460 times:
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It's about slots or scarsaty thereof at LHR and the fact that pallets are less fussy as which airport of a particular city they pass through.

BA operate a regular trucking service between each London and a few other regional airports throughout the day so connections aren't that much of an issue


User currently offlineskipness1E From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2007, 3199 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (2 years 13 hours ago) and read 2368 times:

I thought EVA's LHR bound B744F services had stopped.......

User currently offlinerutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2963 posts, RR: 7
Reply 11, posted (2 years 12 hours ago) and read 2326 times:
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Quoting skipness1E (Reply 10):

I thought EVA's LHR bound B744F services had stopped.......

Yes suspended as is the Dynasty freighter to Manchester through to the autumn, however BA still putting pallets into EVA daily passenger service.


User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 5716 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (2 years 10 hours ago) and read 2239 times:

Quoting rutankrd (Reply 7):

why are they not showing as freighter service in online schedules most are as truck or belly hold on passenger jets.


User currently offlinerutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2963 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (2 years 10 hours ago) and read 2215 times:
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Attached weekly schedule ex Stansted



I can provide back schedules as well.

Those services inter Europe legs probably not carry local cargo which may be trucked and as you can see frequencies are not high to anywhere so if you check for a specific day you may well find belly or truck more frequently.


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