Bryan From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0 Posted (14 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 538 times:
I know that AOM flies into Sydney and LAX. I was wondering how an all DC-10 airline could fly such long routes? (or maybe they fly larger types that I'm not aware of). Also, I'd like to know how Lauda Airlines can fly 767s all the way from Austria to Sydney?
Stephane From Netherlands, joined May 2004, 0 posts, RR: 0 Reply 7, posted (14 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 532 times:
The AOM French Airlines long-haul network includes :
- Paris (ORY) / Los Angeles (LAX) / Papeete-Tahiti (PPT).
The Paris-Los Angeles route is a non-stop flight.
There are 3 weekly flights : IW901 (Tuesday, Friday, Sunday).
Return flights : IW902 (Wednesday, Saturday, Monday).
Paris-Los Angeles : 11h40 flying time.
Los Angeles-Papeete : 08h10 flying time.
Papeete-Los Angeles : 07h55 flying time.
Los Angeles-Paris : 10h40 flying time.
- Paris (ORY) / Colombo (CMB) / Sydney (SYD) / Noumea (NOU).
There are 2 weekly flights : IW923 (Wednesday, Sunday).
Return flights : IW924 (Friday, Tuesday).
- The AOM French Airlines consists in :
+ 13 McDonnell Douglas DC.10-30 (range : 9950 km).
+ 11 McDonnell Douglas MD.83 (range : 4600 km).
+ 3 Boeing B.737-500 (range : 5400 km).
+ From the beginning of 1999, AOM French Airlines will receive
some Airbus A.340-200, as a replacement for the DC.10-30.
Thank you for your interest in AOM French Airlines.