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User currently offlineCMK10 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 513 posts, RR: 3
Posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1369 times:

I was watching tonights episode (quite a good one) and at one point one of the main characters comes back from Italy. They show a Alitalia A330 landing at what is supposed to be EWR. No clue which airport it was. Godbless airplanes in things that dont usually contain them.
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User currently offlineCMK10 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 513 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1360 times:

Correction, upon further insepction, I realize I made a mistake, it was a 767.
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User currently offlineB747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1363 times:

Interesting. When Tony and crew went to Italy 2 seasons ago, they flew an Alitalia MD-11.

User currently offlineTbird From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 851 posts, RR: 19
Reply 3, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1340 times:

Greetings:

Ever notice the opening credits, an AA MD-80 and a AA 727!

Tom


User currently offlineAlitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4748 posts, RR: 45
Reply 4, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1307 times:

It was an AZ A300, obviously old footage as they were retired some years ago. The footage was from an arrival in Italy, was definitely not EWR, nor a 767. You could tell not only by looking at the body, but the back of the wings (Flap fairings) indicated A300. As AZ does not have an A330, it was obviously not that either.

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User currently offlineTwaneedsnohelp From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1274 times:

you sure it wasn't a 767? looked like a 767 was bringing furio back from the old country.

User currently offlineUPS Pilot From United States of America, joined May 1999, 871 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1210 times:

It was an old A300. Watch the encore presentation look at the wing, engines and landing gear.

User currently offlineJaysit From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1200 times:

Yep. It was an old A300 bringing good ol lovelorn Furio back from the old country. About 8 years ago, Alitalia operated A300s on some long haul routes including Rome-Kuwait-Bombay. I guess they may have been operated on transatlantic runs as well.

User currently offlineJohnJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1657 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1156 times:

Definitely an A300. One spotting feature was the silver engine nacelles.

User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7483 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1119 times:

It was an A300. It said 'A300' on the forward fuselage.


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User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7483 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1102 times:

Here's a pic that shows 'A300' on the fuselage. Also,AZ never operated an A330.

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User currently offlineHlywdCatft From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 5321 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1007 times:

Doesn't an airline affiliated with Alitalia fly the A330 in Alitalia colors? Volare Air or something like that

User currently offlineAlitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4748 posts, RR: 45
Reply 12, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 998 times:

Eurofly operates a few leased A330-200's in AZ's scheme as they are part of Gruppo Alitalia.



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User currently offlineJohnJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1657 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (11 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 943 times:

Well, give them some credit. Granted, a present-day scene set at Newark with an Alitalia A300 isn't right on the money. But at least they used Alitalia. Most other shows would have had an approach shot of a 747, a rear landing shot of a DC-10 and a rollout shot of an Alaska Airlines MD-88 or something to depict this scene.

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