Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Aeroflot's B777. Out Of Use?  
User currently offlineTP343 From Brazil, joined May 1999, 312 posts, RR: 4
Posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1394 times:

Hello!

I heard recently in another on-line aviation forum that Aeroflot decided to keep their 2 B777-200 leased from ILFC grounded. The reason is the high in the petrol price and they are reported to be at Sheremetyevo airport, covered with snow.

Does anybody confirm/have more news on this?

Regards,

TP343, São Paulo, Brazil.
http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/a3pocentral

3 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineTwotter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 1282 times:

First, I cannot believe that it costs more in fuel to fly a 777 than some of the other types that aeroflot runs. If in fact it is parked it's got to be for some other reason.

User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 54
Reply 2, posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1258 times:

Albeit Aeroflot has had some hard time recently, well with the, now, absolute worthless value of the rouble, and rising fuel costs I could see that Aeroflot might consider cutting routes, and putting aeroplanes on the ground, however, I might consider putting a few of those Soviet gas-guzzlers instead of one of the most-efficient planes flying. Plus the fact that they just received a new ILFC-leased 767-300, I think that if they can't afford it, they should return it.

LH423



« On ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux » Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
User currently offlineSlawko From Canada, joined May 1999, 3799 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1247 times:

I am not sure about the commercial planes, but most Soviet built engines can run on any fueal and on any quality of fuel, not new and eficient/ expensive Jetfuel


"Clive Beddoe says he favours competition, but his actions do not support that idea." Robert Milton - CEO Air Canada
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
DL 1st Scheduled Daily B777 Out Of JFK posted Wed Jul 12 2006 18:16:28 by Jumbojet
RWY 25L In Brussels Is Out Of Use posted Wed Aug 22 2001 23:54:58 by American 767
Water Canon Salute Goes Wrong: B777 Out Of Service posted Fri Dec 15 2006 13:30:10 by PlaneHunter
Surinam B747-300 Flight On April 14th Out Of AMS posted Tue Dec 12 2006 23:24:34 by Birdwatching
Flyglobespan Out Of YHM Question posted Tue Dec 12 2006 16:47:15 by YHMYYZspotter
When Will The 747 Be Out Of Passenger Service? posted Sat Dec 2 2006 02:17:47 by Scalebuilder
AA (Quietly) Pulling Out Of DAL Love? posted Wed Nov 29 2006 18:56:57 by SeeTheWorld
Secrets Out Of The Middle Seat posted Tue Nov 28 2006 00:45:43 by ATLAaron
Sun Country Flights Out Of Montana 11/24? posted Sat Nov 25 2006 05:50:40 by N808NWatMSP
A340-300 Out Of JFK posted Thu Nov 23 2006 21:24:10 by Pcolley17