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Lufthansa 747 At DFW Today?  
User currently offlineBlink182 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 5485 posts, RR: 15
Posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2455 times:

I was watching the news today and they were talking about a girl who came from Africa on a flight via Frankfurt and they showed a Lufthansa 747-200 landing. I knew the kid really flew on LH because the shots of her coming to her new family showed a Korean Air sign in the background and I know that Korean Air and Lufthansa use the same DFW terminal. Was there really an LH 742 at DFW today, or was it an old tape as I know that LH used to fly 747s to DFW. Also, I think it was a tape because I saw a Lufthansa A340 flying unusually low over Dallas.

Are my suspicions correct that Lufthansa did fly a 742 to DFW today? Perhaps somebody at Lufthansa could tell me.

Thanks,
blink


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User currently offlineBkkair From Thailand, joined Aug 2001, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2416 times:

LH 438 landed at DFW today ( Fri 17 May) at 1337 and was a 343.
Must have been an old tape you saw on television.

Does LH presently fly any 742s?


User currently offlineHurricane From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 1444 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2401 times:

I believe they were recalling a few 742s back for a few flights...I remember somewhere I heard FRA-YYZ... maybe?

User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 3, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2349 times:

yeah it was a tape, i saw it too. its kinda funny because they will show alot of DC-10's for AA and i once saw a 747SP on the news... i wouldnt mind seeing some full length videos they have.


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User currently offlineSailorOrion From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 2058 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2326 times:

LH did recall several B742 (2 I think and one spare), but they are all being refitted with up-to-date cabins. They will not be operational until at least next month I am told, and they should operate FRA-YYZ, and maybe another route I dont know (JFK comes to my mind)

SailorOrion


User currently offlineGodbless From Sweden, joined Apr 2000, 2753 posts, RR: 16
Reply 5, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2312 times:

At this point the 742 will only fly FRA-YVR. They will start service on June 1st. Two of them have been flown from MZJ (D-ABYX and D-ABZE).
I do not know anything about other destinations or more planes being put back into service but there are a few more of them parked in MZJ so it could be possible.

I think starting with the summer schedule '95 LH switched the DFW flight to the A340. At that time my sister worked to DFW a few times and she said that loads would have always justified the 747. I myself flew DFW-FRA on the A340 in 1995 and the plane was packed.

Max


User currently offlineSailorOrion From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 2058 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2299 times:

Damn! I am always mixing up VYR and YYZ  Sad

SailorOrion


User currently offlineBaec777 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1231 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2260 times:

In the early '90s, I did see LH flying B742 before they changed to an A340.

baec


User currently offlineJohnnybgoode From Germany, joined Jan 2001, 2187 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2226 times:

in ´93, i was on a LH 747-200 flying FRA-DFW-IAH.
this flight was packed and to the best of my knowledge that was no coincidence, and obviously still not in ´95.
however, since then LH has splitted the FRA-DFW-IAH and serves both destinations daily nonstop from FRA.
i don´t know how figures are like nowadays, but if both destinations would justify larger capacity, they would receive it.

rgds
daniel



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