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User currently offlineAviatsiya.ru From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1372 times:

On TAROM's website, under their About Us page they state that they inaugurated flights from Bucharest to Sydney in 1974.

Does anyone out there have any ideas at to the status of these flights back then? What aircraft did they use? Frequency of flights? When the flights were stopped? And any other information?


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User currently offlineMarco From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2000, 4170 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1321 times:

Sorry I can't answer your questions but it was sort of sad to see TAROM leave YUL. I wish RO had stayed at YUL. However I do have the chance to see RO flights sometimes because they still fly to DXB with the A310!

Proud to be an Assyrian!
User currently offlineConnector4you From Canada, joined May 2001, 948 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (14 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1265 times:

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You're right, it appears that in 1974 they flew Bucharest-Calcutta-Sidney route most likely using their (brand new spanking - at that time) Boeing 707. The only other "long range" aircraft in their fleet at the time was the soviet made IL-62.
It looks like no flights to Australia or Montreal for Tarom this year. But Marco can still see their A310-324 in Dubai. New York route will see an additional frequency with stops in Luxembourg.
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