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by Gemuser
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 897
Views: 178300

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

From Waterbomber reply 887: 1. Operationally, they only have a single B789 now. Soon they'll have a few more but you need many aircraft to operate this route daily plus the MEL rotations. *They will have 4 B789s BEFORE the LHR service starts, which should be enough! They are not silly you know, they...

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by Gemuser
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017
Replies: 284
Views: 24572

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017

tullamarine wrote:
I am not sure about the US, but in Europe Schengen and non-Schengen pax typically do not mix.


This is also the case in AMS with a separate airside security and passport check separating the Schengen & non-Schengen gates

Also true in Zurich where non-schengen pax are in Terminal E.

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 897
Views: 178300

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

Is Joyce being realistic. The ultra long range he is asking for will require either a huge MTOW or a reduction in load. The more fuel carried the more fuel that has to be carried to get that range. Can either Boeing or Airbus give him what he wants for what is a niche market. Boeing only ever sold ...

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by Gemuser
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 897
Views: 178300

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

The 777-8 is clearly too large for this mission, which calls for 300 seats, not 365. On the other hand a 772 length 777X would be perfect for this mission and should be able to meet all Qantas requirements without MTOW increases or a central bogey. It would also have superior CASM because its not c...

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by Gemuser
Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017
Replies: 284
Views: 24572

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017

While not disputing in way what RyanairGuru or XAM2175 says about security requirements, the separation of International/Domestic into separate terminals LONG predates even the concept of aviation security. In SYD, at least it goes back to the 1950s, at least, to my personal knowledge, and I suspect...

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by Gemuser
Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will QF announce ORD-BNE?
Replies: 35
Views: 5775

Re: When will QF announce ORD-BNE?

Why’s it not realistic in your opinion? Shorter than SYD and most of the same connections available ex BNE. Actually, the shortest distance to SYD would be ORD-LAX-SYD. Moreover, BNE-SYD requires a bus ride over to the domestic terminal. So it doesn't make sense to fly ORD-BNE-SYD, when a shorter a...

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by Gemuser
Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska Airlines to put limits on “smart bags” starting on January 15, 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1473

Re: Alaska Airlines to put limits on “smart bags” starting on January 15, 2018

Thanks, all. I maybe could see some use for carry on bags but for checked bags???

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska Airlines to put limits on “smart bags” starting on January 15, 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1473

Re: Alaska Airlines to put limits on “smart bags” starting on January 15, 2018

Ok, I give up! What is a "smart bag" and why does it require a battery? Never heard of it.

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Textron launches Beech 1900-sized SkyCourier with FedEx order
Replies: 172
Views: 31500

Re: Textron launches Beech 1900-sized SkyCourier with FedEx order

And one can buy a 2,500HP turbine. A P&W 127 is 2,700 HP and ATR orders them buy the hundreds. The nose section of the SkyCourier may be tight for a 7' long engine and the structure a bit light for the given power, larger 5 or 6-blade prop and its ground clearance? "Textron Aviation opted ...

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by Gemuser
Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If you had a chance to fly on any historical aircraft...?
Replies: 59
Views: 2708

Re: If you had a chance to fly on any historical aircraft...?

Short S series flying boats, Empire, Sandringham, Solent

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 897
Views: 178300

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

You guys seem fixate on smaller aircraft, and QANTAS is asking specifically for 300 seats. Hence, no 787 or A350-800 - based solution will be offered. This is boeing's order to lose, 777-8 with auxillary tanks seems to be the best option. Though I'm keeping my fingers for A350-900ULR to win this on...

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by Gemuser
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Textron launches Beech 1900-sized SkyCourier with FedEx order
Replies: 172
Views: 31500

Re: Textron launches Beech 1900-sized SkyCourier with FedEx order

What i its MTOW? None of the articles or even Cessna's web site mention it. That seems really strange!

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Q400 Flight (as of 2017)
Replies: 56
Views: 9122

Re: Longest Q400 Flight (as of 2017)

Better than an inter-island steamer once a month taking, at least a week, to reach PPT! :-)

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago to Berlin - Underserved?
Replies: 30
Views: 2754

Re: Chicago to Berlin - Underserved?

I was in Berlin this summer and many, many locals boasted that Berlin is now the third most-visited city in Europe behind London and Paris. My friend and I found that shocking given how poor flight connections are from the U.S., at least in terms of lack of nonstop flights. Coming from BNA, it requ...

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by Gemuser
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Q400 Flight (as of 2017)
Replies: 56
Views: 9122

Re: Longest Q400 Flight (as of 2017)

Just for fun, how long would that be on an ATR-72? 3hrs? (If it has the leg) The longest flights I know about in ATR is MLN-LPA operated by Air Nostrum for IB. It is seasonal route with 890 mile distance to cover. I think it is close to 4 hours in duration. Should be around 3:15 - 3:20, maybe as mu...

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by Gemuser
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite two airliners currently in service
Replies: 39
Views: 1938

Re: Favorite two airliners currently in service

A380 & A330/340, least cramped feeling aircraft currently in the sky [honorable mention to B744]

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will QF/NZ ever restart HKG-LHR-HKG?
Replies: 28
Views: 3984

Re: Will QF/NZ ever restart HKG-LHR-HKG?

Basically the B787 & A350 have changed the game. QF starts PER-LHR non stop next March and has issued a challenge to A& B to built them a machine that will allow SYD/ME-LHR non stop with a reasonable payload at a reasonable price. Now if PER-LHR works and QF, & A or B can agree on what i...

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by Gemuser
Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 615039

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

actsundevil thank you for the information in the third paragraph of reply 133, that in fact is what I asked for.

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 615039

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

PHX can't. It can handle an A380 on an emergency basis, but it probably wouldn't even be able to handle a one-off charter. I'm sure there are several others. Why not? Gemuser Because the airport is unlikely to ever see scheduled service from an A380, so it's not worth the tens of millions to modify...

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by Gemuser
Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 615039

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

Yea, actually it is. Knowledge is power. Try it. Please enlighten us as to which of the World's top 100 airports can't handle an A380. PHX can't. It can handle an A380 on an emergency basis, but it probably wouldn't even be able to handle a one-off charter. I'm sure there are several others. Why no...

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by Gemuser
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 615039

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

Assuming presumably you can also instigate an upgauge in airports capable of handling the A380, something in itself that surely influences the current state of the A380 order book too ? One more a.net myth... Yes it is and a stubborn one too! Once again from the top: The A380 was designed to operat...

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by Gemuser
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 615039

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

Different options: More 5th freedom routes such as MXP-JFK. Start a mini hub somewhere else. Fly p-2-p routes, where allowed. How much would Indian regulator "charge" to allow EK to fly India-U.S. non-stop? None of these are really feasible. Fifth freedom is not really hub bypass & ea...

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by Gemuser
Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 615039

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

??? How could EK BYPASS DXB??? Different options: More 5th freedom routes such as MXP-JFK. Start a mini hub somewhere else. Fly p-2-p routes, where allowed. How much would Indian regulator "charge" to allow EK to fly India-U.S. non-stop? None of these are really feasible. Fifth freedom is...

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by Gemuser
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 615039

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

lightsaber wrote:
The other way to grow is connect less traffic and bypass the congestion. Now this is usually a competitor. But EK could use say 787s to bypass DXB if needed.
Lightsaber

??? How could EK BYPASS DXB???

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Renders of Qantas 737 MAX leak on Boeing website
Replies: 31
Views: 7964

Re: Renders of Qantas 737 MAX leak on Boeing website

I wouldn't read too much into it. Apart from B787s QF is not going to be ordering many or more likely no aircraft in the next few years, the ASX [Australian Stock eXchange] simply will not permit it with a punishing sell off of shares. AJ has spent years rebuilding the airline INCLUDING the share pr...

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by Gemuser
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: User Sunrisevalley RIP
Replies: 21
Views: 3399

Re: User Sunrisevalley RIP

Oh dear, not another one and one of the true gentlemen of A.net.
We had some fun with CASA over EDTO standards >180, he will be sorely missed!
My sympathy & condolences to his family

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 448
Views: 28110

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2017

Noticed recently that there had not been a post from 'sunrisevalley' since early September. Unfortunately Hugh is no longer with us. We exchanged occasional emails and I will miss his contributions. http://deaths.nelsonmail.co.nz/obituaries/nelson-mail-nz/obituary.aspx?pid=186772187 Hugh explained ...

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by Gemuser
Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 51762

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Hey guys, Just realised that Emirates has applied to codeshare on QF's Dreamliner MEL-PER-LHR flights as part of the application to renew the JV. I like the idea and think that it gives the route an even greater chance of success. I bet EK will be watching the performance of this potentially heavil...

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by Gemuser
Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF offers RTW tickets?!
Replies: 12
Views: 2016

Re: QF offers RTW tickets?!

IIRC, QF was actually one of the first to offer RTWs when it teamed with TW around 1981/82. I was working in the QF LON ticket office at the time, but only ever saw a handful of customers travelling on such tickets. QF & BA have been offering a joint round the world ticket since the early 1970s...

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by Gemuser
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IATA & ICAO designation question
Replies: 9
Views: 1178

Re: IATA & ICAO designation question

I don't think there's anything in the conventions that prevents carriers with multiple AOCs from using the same callsign. Didn't both MQ and OW use Eagle Flight and EGF? If that's true, is there anything that would prevent, for instance, BA and IB from both using BAW and Speedbird if they wanted to...

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by Gemuser
Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IATA & ICAO designation question
Replies: 9
Views: 1178

Re: IATA & ICAO designation question

Thanks for the reply, I’m intrigued to know if this is possible, and if so why Airlines elect to not do this, or if it isn’t possible the reason as to why it would be prevented or “outside” of current conventions! But thank you for your reply It is outside the conventions because they are written o...

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by Gemuser
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IATA & ICAO designation question
Replies: 9
Views: 1178

Re: IATA & ICAO designation question

No comment about IATA but I think this idea would fall outside the various ICAO conventions. Not saying it's banned AFAIK, just that it falls outside the current regulatory framework. Which means you would need an amendment to the relevant convention(s). Good Luck!

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: how many hours QF/VA aircraft parked at LAX not maintenance ?
Replies: 87
Views: 10780

Re: how many hours QF/VA aircraft parked at LAX not maintenance ?

no one here seems to have any idea. Saying aircraft need to sit at LAX all day everyday is just stupid. Sure they need maintenance but not that regularly. I wish someone who knows something about MX would let us know what's actually required MX wise at LAX. You are NOT paying attention to what othe...

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by Gemuser
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: how many hours QF/VA aircraft parked at LAX not maintenance ?
Replies: 87
Views: 10780

Re: how many hours QF/VA aircraft parked at LAX not maintenance ?

I do like the idea of a PM departure ex AU and a lunchtime departure ex the US, so perhaps its something QF might try in coming years. QF ran a 13:00 or there about from LAX for many years QF8. It was rarely daily & was always first chopped if there was a problem or traffic as weak. It definite...

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by Gemuser
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak unveils new Acela Replacement livery
Replies: 47
Views: 2083

Re: Amtrak unveils new Acela Replacement livery

VSMUT wrote:
Gemuser wrote:
Those ICE trains are grey, not white and look dirty when freshly painted. Which is a good idea actually.

Gemuser


They are white, not grey. I ride on them several times a week.


The ones I rode 3 days ago were gray, not white. I saw some white ones last year but not this year.

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 448
Views: 28110

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2017

Before Qantas is able todo any of there grant 789 plans, they first need to place an top-up for 789s. Pretty much all of there current fleet ordered will be tied up by the already launched route. Effectively NZ could jump ahead an start routes like ORD from next year. QF would likely need to wait a...

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by Gemuser
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 51762

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

CASA's EDTO (in spite of their general slowness to move with the times in many other areas, the Australian rules contain no such beast as ETOPS) rules allow extension from 180 up to 240 minutes if the airframe-engine combination is already operating on EDTO up to 180 minutes, and further extension ...

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by Gemuser
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week
Replies: 158
Views: 18701

Re: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week

what about a SYD/BNE/ORD/BNE/SYD ? if same aircraft, no domestic connection (from SYD) & they could call it direct, just not nonstop. That would be better than domestic connections to BNE as it would be international terminal to international terminal BUT would it make more profit than non stop...

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by Gemuser
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week
Replies: 158
Views: 18701

Re: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week

We are all entitled to our opinions, but do you really think BNE-ORD-BNE, with domestic connections at BNE would make more money than SYD-ORD-BNE-SYD? I don't but as I said we shall see what we see. Yes absolutely, since the simple fact that you keep ignoring is that the 789 won't make SYD-ORD with...

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by Gemuser
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak unveils new Acela Replacement livery
Replies: 47
Views: 2083

Re: Amtrak unveils new Acela Replacement livery

not to mention dirty in a matter of days - white is a poor choice here. The Germans seem to manage pretty well regardless: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/63/DB_401_Frankfurt.jpg Those ICE trains are grey, not white and look dirty when freshly painted. Which is a good idea actually...

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by Gemuser
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week
Replies: 158
Views: 18701

Re: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week

We shall see what we shall see come 2022 or so. I don't think anybody is disputing that QF will eventually place 789s at SYD (it's inevitable), just the idea that SYD will feature in flying patterns for the first 8 frames (ie doing BNE-SYD-ORD-BNE or similar). QF's comments this week basically conf...

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by Gemuser
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 51762

Re: Australian AvSwsiiation Thread - October 2017

If CASA allowed extended ETOPS and AJ bought the 350-1000, then yes, CPT is reachable. They don't need A350-1000 to do CPT, A359 and B789 is more than enough for the job. Heck even A332 if they wanted to (albert from PER only). The issue is sorely on ETOPS. Michael CASA has allowed, at least in the...

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by Gemuser
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week
Replies: 158
Views: 18701

Re: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week

Its not a big assumption, look at the facts The first 4 will be based in MEL Those four aircraft will allow Qantas to launch its Perth-London flights, pioneering nonstop commercial airline services between Australia and Europe for the first time. “The four aircraft are actually patterned together s...

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by Gemuser
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week
Replies: 158
Views: 18701

Re: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week

The first 8 frames will be based in either BNE or MEL, 4 in each city so there will be no regular 789 operations to SYD. This is exactly how I should be leave the 789's to cities like MEL & BNE and leave the bigger aircraft to SYD, the only exception would be the daily QF93/94 MEL-LAX Yes the f...

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by Gemuser
Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week
Replies: 158
Views: 18701

Re: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week

My bets are: They formally announce SYD-DFW going to 2x daily on 789s Or They formally announce BNE-DFW 1x daily on 789s Or They announce the dates for BNE-LAX-JFK on 789s And finally, this is a interesting one A temporary SYD-BNE-ORD 789 flight (until they can do SYD-ORD on a 77X). IMHO: 1) I doub...

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by Gemuser
Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 669
Views: 174294

Re: AF66: what exactly happened?

Air France flight 66 was a regularly scheduled flight from CDG-LAX. Due to an uncontained engine failure in the number 4 engine, the plane diverted to Goose Bay. I'm sure that this is all over A.net, but what exactly happened to cause the engine to disintegrate? The A388 has had engine problems bef...

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by Gemuser
Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAS Ground Stop
Replies: 27
Views: 6207

Re: LAS Ground Stop

According to NYT, people were running onto an active runway! I'm curious as to how these people were able to bypass all the tight security that surrounds airport runways, and I honestly would not pick an active airport runway as my first plan of escape, because you are much more likely to be killed...

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by Gemuser
Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 51762

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Students stranded on Cocos Island as VA has cancelled the past 4 flights to the island Speaking of which, why does Qantas leave service to remote Australian territories like Christmas Island, Cocos Island and Norfolk Island to Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand and others? Separately, it also strike...

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by Gemuser
Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 669
Views: 174294

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with reports of suspected damage to leading edge above #4 engi

Gonzalo wrote:
AFAIK Pax still on the plane since Goose Bay airport can't provide stairs for an A380

That seems odd as they undoubtedly have stairs for a B747 as I've seen pictures, the same stairs will reach the lower deck. I supect its more a C&I thing.

Gemuser

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by Gemuser
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage - Resulting in diversions and cancellations
Replies: 147
Views: 17812

Re: Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage - Resulting in diversions and cancellations

Could the whole impact of this been less, if AKL had of invested into an new larger fuel storage farm by now that was onsite? The current fuel farm at AKL is tinny, its next to an Terminal and hasn't really grown to match increase flights instead they have just put all there hope into an 170km pipe...

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