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Lufthansa To Phase Out Last Avros August 27th  
User currently offlinecolumba From Germany, joined Dec 2004, 7063 posts, RR: 4
Posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 3129 times:

Hi, don´t have no real source for this but have read in another Forum that Lufthansa will phase out it last two Avro RJ 85 on August 27th, so if this true take the last photos of the little quad as long as you can.


It will forever be a McDonnell Douglas MD 80 , Boeing MD 80 sounds so wrong
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User currently offlinenicoeddf From Germany, joined Jan 2008, 1099 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2852 times:

Hope this is true...damn time to get rid of oddballs...at least from the bottom line perspective...

User currently offlineramprat74 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1537 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2777 times:

I'm glad I flew on one from KRK-MUC last October. It was the the first time flying one. I couldn't believe they had 3x3 seating!

User currently offlinejumpjets From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2012, 818 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2617 times:

Quoting ramprat74 (Reply 2):
I couldn't believe they had 3x3 seating!

Ah yes, I remember the good old days when a BAe146 had 2+3 and it was quite comfortable.


User currently offlineLondonCity From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2008, 1494 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2420 times:

Quoting jumpjets (Reply 3):
Ah yes, I remember the good old days when a BAe146 had 2+3 and it was quite comfortable.

LH may have adopted 3-3 seating but partner LX still provides 2-3.

http://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Swi...ines/Swiss_Airlines_Avro_RJ100.php


User currently offlineHAJflyer From Switzerland, joined exactly 9 years ago today! , 1473 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2414 times:

LX still has 20 of these birds in the fleet and will keep them until 2014 when they will be replaced by the C-series; thus, there are still plenty of opportunities to fly on these birds in the Lufthansa group.

User currently offlinemusapapaya From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 1089 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2245 times:

Quoting HAJflyer (Reply 5):
LX still has 20 of these birds in the fleet and will keep them until 2014 when they will be replaced by the C-series; thus, there are still plenty of opportunities to fly on these birds in the Lufthansa group.

And they are not bad machines! Go on a flight to LCY on one of these flights, you will love it!

musapapaya



Lufthansa Group of Airlines
User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25311 posts, RR: 22
Reply 7, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2195 times:

Quoting musapapaya (Reply 6):
Quoting HAJflyer (Reply 5):
LX still has 20 of these birds in the fleet and will keep them until 2014 when they will be replaced by the C-series; thus, there are still plenty of opportunities to fly on these birds in the Lufthansa group.

And they are not bad machines! Go on a flight to LCY on one of these flights, you will love it!

I'm glad the LH Avros will be gone. The 6-abreast configuration is very cramped. I've always gone out of my way to avoid LH Avros (and any others that are 6-abreast, e.g. CityJet). On the other hand, LX (and SN) Avros with their spacious 5-abreast configuration are excellent, one of my favourite aircraft, although I'm sure LX will be glad to finally when the CSeries finally arrive and see their fuel consumption on current Avro routes drop by about 25%.


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