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Egypt Air Dispose of 2x 777-200's  
User currently offlinena From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10364 posts, RR: 11
Posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 16525 times:

Egyptair is retiring two of its 777s, which reportedly are destined for PIA.

Source: skyliner-aviation.
PIA will also take two ex-Saudia 747-300s.

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User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4299 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 16345 times:

Probably the two 15 year old 200ERs?

User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 29684 posts, RR: 84
Reply 2, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 16255 times:
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They have two 1997 deliveries and two 2001 deliveries. If they're looking to sell to raise money, I'd guess it be the newer ones...

PIA's fleet of 777-200s are all more recent builds.

[Edited 2012-10-25 15:17:27]

User currently offlineValorien From United States of America, joined Apr 2011, 51 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 11213 times:

What is PIA? Is that a real airline code?

User currently offlinePanAm_DC10 From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 4096 posts, RR: 90
Reply 4, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 11107 times:
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Quoting Valorien (Reply 3):
What is PIA? Is that a real airline code?

PIA is Pakistan International Airlines

Regards

Paul



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User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8090 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 8593 times:
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EgyptAir 777-200ER have Pratt engines, PIA's 777 have GE 90 engines. Why would PIA want odd ball older 777's ?

User currently offlineimiakhtar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 8042 times:

Quoting jfk777 (Reply 5):
EgyptAir 777-200ER have Pratt engines, PIA's 777 have GE 90 engines. Why would PIA want odd ball older 777's ?

Remember this is PK.

At one point, they were operating 747s with PW, GE and RR engines concurrently.


User currently offlineviasa From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 1853 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 7718 times:

That's not that new: http://www.ch-aviation.ch/portal/new...or-b777-200s-instead#disqus_thread

User currently offlineTwolz2rn From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 438 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 7467 times:

How many MS planes are in storage? Last time I flew through CAI, I saw quite a few!

User currently offlinePlaneHunter From Germany, joined Mar 2006, 6640 posts, RR: 78
Reply 9, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 6955 times:

Quoting jfk777 (Reply 5):
EgyptAir 777-200ER have Pratt engines, PIA's 777 have GE 90 engines. Why would PIA want odd ball older 777's ?

First of all, there aren't many used 777s available. And the price may be another aspect.


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User currently offlinestarrymarkb From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2011, 127 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 6809 times:

Quoting Valorien (Reply 3):
What is PIA? Is that a real airline code?

It is the correct ICAO code - PK is the IATA code. IATA is used by the reservation and interlining systems, ICAO by ATC and flightcrew


User currently offlinena From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 11, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 6559 times:

Quoting viasa (Reply 7):
That's not that new: http://www.ch-aviation.ch/portal/new...hread

Thanks for that, so its two MS-777s instead of two at least ten-year-older SV-743s.


User currently offline3holer From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 12 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 6160 times:

That article infers that they wanted a lease arrangement for the Hajj season, which is nearly over.

User currently offline135mech From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 395 posts, RR: 4
Reply 13, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 5986 times:
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Quoting starrymarkb (Reply 10):
Quoting Valorien (Reply 3):
What is PIA? Is that a real airline code?

It is the correct ICAO code - PK is the IATA code. IATA is used by the reservation and interlining systems, ICAO by ATC and flightcrew

Thanks, some people forget that there is more than one way to identify.

Quoting imiakhtar (Reply 6):
Remember this is PK.
Quoting Valorien (Reply 3):
What is PIA? Is that a real airline code?

Both are acceptable codes/abbreviations... like UA and UAL...

Regards
135Mech

[Edited 2012-10-26 08:22:50]

User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 5716 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2211 times:

They are also considering A332s now.

[Edited 2012-10-28 10:40:07]

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