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BA World Cargo Flying To Taipei  
User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 5716 posts, RR: 4
Posted (1 year 9 months ago) and read 3538 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, 2808 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (1 year 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3480 times:
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Its a EVA codeshare i think !

User currently offlinedalca From Netherlands, joined Aug 2006, 511 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3140 times:
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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, 7255 posts, RR: 17
Reply 3, posted (1 year 8 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2963 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 (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2531 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, 2808 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2483 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 (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2464 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, 2808 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 2435 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, 5084 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 2423 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, 2808 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 2382 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, 3073 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2290 times:

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

User currently offlinerutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2808 posts, RR: 7
Reply 11, posted (1 year 8 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2248 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 (1 year 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2161 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, 2808 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (1 year 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2137 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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