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by bmibaby737
Mon May 28, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Retired AA MD-80 , N70504, has left Roswell for a new life?
Replies: 50
Views: 10281

Re: Retired AA MD-80 , N70504, has left Roswell for a new life?

Bukovyna, an operator in Ukraine, took some American MD80s last year - so maybe another one for them?

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by bmibaby737
Mon May 28, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Retired AA MD-80 , N70504, has left Roswell for a new life?
Replies: 50
Views: 10281

Re: Retired AA MD-80 , N70504, has left Roswell for a new life?

727LOVER wrote:
https://www.planespotters.net/search?q=N70504
Whoever they are...LOL


They're the middle-man between seller and buyer, I believe.

Aircraft is going to Kiev, Ukraine

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by bmibaby737
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stansted Airport fire forces terminal evacuation
Replies: 8
Views: 1461

Re: Stansted Airport fire forces terminal evacuation

They have pretty much returned to normal now Nope, not anymore: Stansted Airport @STN_Airport 21 minutes ago #ADVISORY All departing flights have now been cancelled and passengers are politely asked to leave the Airport. We apologise for the inconvenience and advise you to re-book your flight with ...

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by bmibaby737
Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 619
Views: 146787

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Work has been dominating my life but I was able to get this shot a few days ago during sunset. This is a pretty detailed look at 9V-SCA. I don't think it's exposed right for the database so I'll post it here for you guys to enjoy. Delivery will happen at night unfortunately. Pretty disappointed abo...

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by bmibaby737
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Schiphol closed due to storm.
Replies: 20
Views: 4255

Re: Schiphol closed due to storm.

Some aircraft are still landing at the moment

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by bmibaby737
Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 205401

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

Skyliner showing D-ABYA 747-8 ferried to Rome for painting into a new livery. Still speculation or confirmed? I'd read a rumour a slightly revised livery was being announced first week of February

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by bmibaby737
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 70
Views: 24517

Re: Official 747-8 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Thanks Geoff, certainly makes sense since it ferried to Basel that day!

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by bmibaby737
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 70
Views: 24517

Re: Official 747-8 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Can anyone help here, which Boeing 747-8i was officially handed over to a customer on the 10th December 2017? Is this MSN 37826 - has it finally been sold?

Unidentified Customer(s) Unidentified Unidentified 747-8 GE 10-Dec-2017 1

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by bmibaby737
Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 27217

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread

Does anyone know what registration 9M-MPR is now using at Aerotranscargo, it's flying with hex# 504E4D since 18 December 2017 but the Moldovan register isn't showing any new 747 for Aerotranscargo at all.

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by bmibaby737
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belavia order additional E195
Replies: 4
Views: 936

Re: Belavia order additional E195

Nicoeddf wrote:
ah, the airline with the ugliest 80s style livery of all times... :)

Congrats anyway, had a nice flight with their NGs


I think you need to check their new livery, it's far from 80s!

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by bmibaby737
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Envoy Reactivating ERJ-140
Replies: 52
Views: 12430

Re: Envoy Reactivating ERJ-140

ODwyerPW wrote:
Wow,
I thought those were stored in Kingman AZ. Learn something new each day.


Those are the E135s

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by bmibaby737
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Envoy Reactivating ERJ-140
Replies: 52
Views: 12430

Re: Envoy Reactivating ERJ-140

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Envoy_Air


Wikipedia is hardly reliable?
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dc10lover wrote:
All to be reactivated by 2Q 2018. Most are stored at Mathis Field in "Near-Flying" condition on month to month lease of ramp space.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Envoy_Air


Wikipedia is hardly reliable?

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by bmibaby737
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Envoy Reactivating ERJ-140
Replies: 52
Views: 12430

Re: Envoy Reactivating ERJ-140

cpr05 wrote:
Envoy is bringing back 58 aircraft. What goes into reactivation?


When was it announced that all the E140s would be coming back into service? The airline took delivery of 59 140s.

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by bmibaby737
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1857
Views: 246067

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

Regarding engine/thrust variant - Air Baltic has the PW1521G and Swiss has the PW1524G - does anyone know what Korean went for?

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by bmibaby737
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS to lease 4 A332's to cover 789 downtime
Replies: 207
Views: 59603

Re: VS to lease 4 A332's to cover 789 downtime

Maybe unrelated, but VS just re-activated an A340-600 from storage: Airbus A340 -642 622 G-VNAP Virgin Atlantic Airways ferried 06dec17 LDE-TLS-MNL after storage ex F-WWCE Or is VS bringing in A340 capacity instead of A330s? Virgin Atlantic use to lease G-VNAP from "Socrates 622 Limited" ...

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by bmibaby737
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2336
Views: 364795

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

According to Planespotters.net, a quarter of ANA's 787 fleet (9/36 aircraft) is currently grounded in Haneda. Is this information correct? Why is that? Sorry if this has already been discussed here. They're correct. It's due to the engine problems. I think that was discussed in another thread somew...

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by bmibaby737
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Surrenders AOC
Replies: 56
Views: 6658

Re: Eastern Web Site Inoperative

Swift acquired the contracts, and leased two airplanes from Eastern. That's all. Eastern Airlines Group has been renamed EALG Interim Solution, Inc. N276EA is still active (it is flying today), which is the other one? I have seen no activity on FR24.com for any other EA plane besides 276 in some ti...

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by bmibaby737
Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin aircraft in Lanzarote
Replies: 9
Views: 2917

Re: Air Berlin aircraft in Lanzarote

https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Niki
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There's over 30 aircraft flying in Air Berlin livery right now, see here:

https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Niki

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by bmibaby737
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 967
Views: 161722

Re: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations

I wish you all the best LTU330!

The aircraft going to VIE, these are for Niki?

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by bmibaby737
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 967
Views: 161722

Re: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations

I think the first two might already be in Rome being painted in to Eurowings colours, so pretty soon I would say. D-ABQG positioned as BER101P on DUS-FCO 24th October, I don't see another one though? Some are clearly out of operations already, sitting right now at DUS and can spot at least four row...

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by bmibaby737
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 967
Views: 161722

Re: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations

I still can't believe that tomorrow will be my last AB flight. About to go to bed now in Frankfurt and set my alarm for 4am to get that flight ex DUS. Aside from my personal experience, does anyone know how soon the first Q400s might get deployed on EW? I think the first two might already be in Rom...

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by bmibaby737
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ukraine International will introduce B777 in 2018 and expend network
Replies: 94
Views: 23241

Re: Ukraine International will introduce B777 in 2018 and expend network

Apparently the aircraft are coming from air India, the link below is in Dutch but google can translate. https://www.aviationinfo.nl/nieuws/11-luchtvaartnieuws/861-ukraine-international-airlines-neemt-boeing-777-200s-over-van-air-india Cannot be true since Air India don't have any 777-200ER availabl...

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by bmibaby737
Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 318337

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

I hope we do end up bidding on and receiving the Air Berlin narrowbody Airbus fleet. Keep ‘em coming! (I hate to talk like that about the aircraft of an airline that’s only just out of business. With every badly received quarterly investor call, I feel like we could easily end up like Air Berlin.) ...

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by bmibaby737
Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 318337

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

A320s from where sir? And any reg# info? :bouncy: 20S 4901 Mar-17 Ex-China Southern 20S 4902 Mar-17 Ex-China Southern 19C 4888 11/01/17 Ex-China Southern 19C 4897 11/16/17 Ex-China Southern 19C 4898 12/30/17 Ex-China Southern 19C 4899 01/18/18 Ex-China Southern Any idea of MSNs for these, also, sor...

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by bmibaby737
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iraqi Airways B747 flying today
Replies: 12
Views: 2622

Re: Iraqi Airways B747 flying today

Slash787 wrote:
bmibaby737 wrote:
TWA302 wrote:


Why are the A320s not listed there as an exemption?


Maybe cause they are leased?


Nope, they're YI- registered.

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by bmibaby737
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iraqi Airways B747 flying today
Replies: 12
Views: 2622

Re: Iraqi Airways B747 flying today

TWA302 wrote:
Slash787 wrote:
Is their B777 also on the blacklist?



Here is the last banned list. Yup. The 777 is also banned.
https://ec.europa.eu/transport/sites/transport/files/modes/air/safety/air-ban/doc/list_en.pdf


Why are the A320s not listed there as an exemption?

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by bmibaby737
Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 318337

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

calpsafltskeds wrote:
N4888U en route via ANC to LCQ 2689/19Oct, former China Southern for Induction


Interesting to note that both A319 N4888U and A320 N4901U are owned by lessor ORIX Aviation. Maybe more to come from ORIX?

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by bmibaby737
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 967
Views: 161722

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Eurowings use 737-800s from SunExpress, not sure of that route in particular but not massively unusual to see that aircraft type in the Eurowings network.

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by bmibaby737
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Flybe doing at Heathrow?
Replies: 26
Views: 5175

Re: How is Flybe doing at Heathrow?

I think the word on the grapevine is its 50/50 at the minute. Some of the routes seem to be doing ok and at some point they must have been doing ever better as they applied for A320 ops until it was blocked. Who applied for A320 ops and who blocked whom? Flybe only operate the Q400, E175 & E195...

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by bmibaby737
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Solid is Jet2 (LS)?
Replies: 10
Views: 1888

Re: How Solid is Jet2 (LS)?

Jet2 own the majority of their fleet, even their brand new aircraft; they're in a totally different situation than Monarch. Their financials are healthy and tend to stick to what they do best.

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by bmibaby737
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR 42/72 Production and Delivery thread
Replies: 29
Views: 5429

Re: ATR 42/72 Production and Delivery thread

Does anyone know what these numbers on the ATR translate too? Re T314??VM3008 on the nose of the 6E aircraft. These numbers are on both sides of the nose and tail section. T3 is an ATR 72-600. 14?? is the msn number VM is the customer code. Usually the airline IATA code or the leasing company code....

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by bmibaby737
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR 42/72 Production and Delivery thread
Replies: 29
Views: 5429

Re: ATR 42/72 Production and Delivery thread

IndiGo CEO Aditya Ghosh recently uploaded some pics of an under construction IndiGo AT72 https://www.instagram.com/p/BYnN-XKh9L4/ Does anyone know what these numbers on the ATR translate too? There seems to be quite a lack of photos of new ATRs in Toulouse this summer - can anyone on this thread li...

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by bmibaby737
Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 967
Views: 161722

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

20 Q400 operated by LGW for AirBerlin 11 A319 operated by AirBerlin for Lufthansa Group 24 A320 operated by AirBerlin for Lufthansa Group 39 A320 operated by AirBerlin for AirBerlin 1 A320 operated by AirBerlin for Small Planet Germany 4 A321 operated by AirBerlin for AirBerlin (recently transferre...

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by bmibaby737
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 967
Views: 161722

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

bennett123 wrote:
How many B737 are we talking about?.


According to https://www.planespotters.net/airline/airberlin-group there are 9x 737-800s and 5x 737-700s remaining.They look like they're now flying Niki callsigns, but presumably still operated by TUIfly?

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by bmibaby737
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 611
Views: 115557

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

I thought that wingleted 757's were not desirable freighters - I guess not! This changed fairly recently as there are now STCs available for winglet fitted 757 freighters... so far I think around 10 aircraft are in service as freighters with winglets. Operating for; Asia Pacific Airlines, ASL Airli...

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by bmibaby737
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freddie Mercury on Norwegians latest Boeing 787-9
Replies: 60
Views: 11387

Re: Freddie Mercury on Norwegians latest Boeing 787-9

TC957 wrote:
What's the significance of the UK reg's DY use ? Seems to me they just pull any 4 letters out and use them !


I think rather than pay for a sequence, they allow the CAA to assign them the registrations based on what is next available. I may be wrong.

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by bmibaby737
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA paint status
Replies: 38
Views: 5965

Re: New AA paint status

N179AA ferried to ROW on 15-August-2017, reportedly for storage along with N174AA which ferried there on 05-August-2017. Is this correct? I didn't think these were being retired, I can't see any mention above?

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by bmibaby737
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian Cargo adds maiden A330F
Replies: 12
Views: 2715

Re: Royal Jordanian Cargo adds maiden A330F

Skyliner is reporting that this aircraft is no longer being taken up by Royal Jordanian; any truth? I can't find anything else online about it.

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by bmibaby737
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Capital Corporation Fleet question
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Re: Boeing Capital Corporation Fleet question

As of December 31, 2016, Boeing Capital owned or had interest in 197 aircraft as part of its approximately $4.1 billion portfolio.

As to what those 197 breakdown too, I can't help there unfortunately.

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by bmibaby737
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Airways To Retire A340 Fleet Late October
Replies: 83
Views: 18483

Re: Etihad Airways To Retire A340 Fleet Late October

Is anyone in the know as to when A6-EHJ will be retired, and how long we've got left to try and photograph her?

I too hope they place that livery on a Boeing 787-9 but I somehow fear that's the last we'll ever see of it!

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by bmibaby737
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Recent Delay on Delta Flight Ex-AMS Due to Sick Pilot -- How Did DL Find a Sub?
Replies: 13
Views: 3472

Re: Recent Delay on Delta Flight Ex-AMS Due to Sick Pilot -- How Did DL Find a Sub?

Sometimes airlines will roster pilots standby duties whilst down route.

IE:

Day 1. BOS-AMS
Day 2. Hotel standby
Day 3. AMS-BOS

So could have been called to operate from hotel standby.

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by bmibaby737
Tue May 30, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 C/N 7691
Replies: 1
Views: 432

Re: A320 C/N 7691

Planespotter.net has it as a Vueling order, I believe they didn't take up some recently ordered aircraft (IIRC) so maybe this has also been NTU

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by bmibaby737
Wed May 24, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Bombardier producing white tail Q400s?
Replies: 1
Views: 887

Re: Is Bombardier producing white tail Q400s?

All it means is that the future operator isn't known yet by the website, it definitely doesn't mean that Bombardier is producing white tails. They're published like that so that first flights are shown and if any spotters see the plane they can find the aircraft details online. I really wouldn't rea...

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by bmibaby737
Sun May 07, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe G-FBEL diverting to Southampton?
Replies: 3
Views: 1448

Re: Flybe G-FBEL diverting to Southampton?

BE045J is a positioning callsign

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by bmibaby737
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 318337

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

It seems to make sense that ther are onbly 6 73Gs shown as leased on Planespotters.net and all taken in 1998. There are a ton of leased 738s, but the first 6 were taken in 1998 as well. 210,211,213,220,223,225. Actually, it appears Planespotters.net has already updated the 12 aircraft that were lea...

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by bmibaby737
Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ban on Iraqi Airways lifted in Europe
Replies: 9
Views: 2687

Re: Ban on Iraqi Airways lifted in Europe

When are the other aircraft in the fleet set to return to Europe? Was nice seeing their shiny new Boeings!

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by bmibaby737
Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels airlines A330 fleet - Replacement??
Replies: 34
Views: 8572

Re: Brussels airlines A330 fleet - Replacement??

sf260 wrote:
It turned out that the "replacement" aircraft for SN will be RR-powered A330-300, 4 ex-Cathay (2006-08 builts) and the rest ex-Singapore. The aircraft will be bought by LH and then leased to SN.


Where has this been announced?

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by bmibaby737
Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 427
Views: 150724

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Does anyone know what happened to the "Dutch Airliners Delivery Thread" on some of the other forums, they used to post the retirement dates for aircrafts like these?

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by bmibaby737
Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9500th 737
Replies: 10
Views: 3416

Re: 9500th 737

The 6000th got special markings on the tail. A Norwegian Boeing 737-800 ( delivered april 2009 ). I think it stiill flies around sporting this livery on it's tail. atleast it still did so last year. : http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/1/1/9/1533911.jpg?v=v40 It's now been painted for Sr...

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by bmibaby737
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings/Germanwings merger
Replies: 29
Views: 8976

Re: Eurowings/Germanwings merger

None of the Germanwings aircraft have been painted into Eurowings... is there a timeframe for when it will occur?

Are the A320s going back to Lufthansa?

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