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by SR380
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo to open Xi'an-Pyongyang charter service in July
Replies: 11
Views: 1822

Re: Air Koryo to open Xi'an-Pyongyang charter service in July

kjeld0d wrote:
SR380 wrote:
Buy the way is Antonov still offering the aircarft up for sale?


Are you trying to be witty by typing in engrish?


Nope sorry just a typo

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by SR380
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo to open Xi'an-Pyongyang charter service in July
Replies: 11
Views: 1822

Re: Air Koryo to open Xi'an-Pyongyang charter service in July

Will they open it with An-148?

Buy the way is Antonov still offering the aircarft up for sale?

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by SR380
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

Hey guys! While watching the game tonight I notice that Alain Berset is attending the game Switzerland-Brazil in Rostov. Did he fly with the confederacy Dassault? How much is worth such a trip? Isn’t a bit waistfull from a Swiss perspective? I didn’t know Swiss official used to attend such events. I...

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by SR380
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21112

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

Projection: at Farnborough we may see 2 748-8 ordered by Kim as new presidential planes. Maybe one even spent from Trump. At the same time Kim will make the first order for 10 797 from 2027 and 10 737-10, 5-787-9 . Boeing share 100%, Airbus share 0%. Flyglobal My guess would be at the next MAKS air...

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by SR380
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21112

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

As two Il-62 flew to SIN, and flew non-stop, I’m still very curious why did he flew on Air China 747. Was it for safety concern? Pride?

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by SR380
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures of Swazi King's A340 leaked
Replies: 30
Views: 10266

Re: Pictures of Swazi King's A340 leaked

Photo number 2 next to Airbus is from 5A-ONE, they can search what they will find. The one in Brunei is also similar. At least not all of them are from the same aircarft. There is too much disparity from one another. Usually the guys that are fitting an aircraft interior are sticking to the same st...

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by SR380
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21112

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

When are the oldest Il-96 from Rossiya schedule to retire? Rossiya's IL-96s are only flying state duties (i.e. Putin) now. So before Russia manufactures the next long range widebody, the IL-96 will continue its duty. Putin is not going to fly around on an Airbus or a Boeing.[/quote] I didn’t expect...

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by SR380
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21112

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

When are the oldest Il-96 from Rossiya schedule to retire?

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by SR380
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Air Koryo new livery
Replies: 13
Views: 5240

Re: Question about Air Koryo new livery

I am booked for a month tour in the DPRK in September. Flying PEK-FNJ on JS (obviously Tu-204 or An-148), but I'm also flying tree domestic flights. I hope to fly on soviet metal! Aircraft tour, or tour in general? And how do you get something like that? I booked a month tour which include some dom...

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by SR380
Thu May 31, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

What's the status of the east wing long haul terminal? Is it finished? Or are passengers still bused to/from aircraft on hard stands? Bused. East Wing scheduled for Spring or Autumn 2020. If I remember right, quite some time ago, someone mentionned in this forum the East Wing may not be completed b...

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by SR380
Tue May 29, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

Re: terminal, it is effectively a replacement of the existing terminal, i.e. build a terminal on the same site, a much higher building, and transfer activities over time until 2030. There were plans (Cointrin Vision) of extending the terminal above the motorways. The way Schneider describes it is b...

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by SR380
Mon May 28, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

So basically he is talking about potential new non-stop flights to Japan, China, Singapore. It has been talked for a long time, and regarding at the number of Asia tourism/business in Switzerland, this add up. Now he is also mentioning a new terminal. But the new one would need to be built on top of...

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by SR380
Sat May 26, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ
Replies: 24
Views: 5730

Re: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ

The entire fleet is active again, they also acquired an additional il-96 an ex Aeroflot frame. I'm assuming they're starting to let off the wet leased frames due to the incident with the Global express 732. YYZ also sees the Cubana Tu-204 freighter also. As it refers to the IL-96 fleet, the above s...

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by SR380
Sat May 26, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ
Replies: 24
Views: 5730

Re: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ

The entire fleet is active again, they also acquired an additional il-96 an ex Aeroflot frame. I'm assuming they're starting to let off the wet leased frames due to the incident with the Global express 732. YYZ also sees the Cubana Tu-204 freighter also. Nope it's not: All An-158 are grounded The o...

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by SR380
Mon May 21, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zambia Aiways to relaunch Oct.24th 2018 with Emb-195 or CSeries
Replies: 22
Views: 3176

Re: Zambia Aiways to relaunch Oct.24th 2018 with Emb-195 or CSeries

And Air Tanzania adding C Series and 787!

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by SR380
Mon May 21, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zambia Aiways to relaunch Oct.24th 2018 with Emb-195 or CSeries
Replies: 22
Views: 3176

Zambia Aiways to relaunch Oct.24th 2018 with Emb-195 or CSeries

"Ethiopian Airways has announced that it plans to buy new regional jets in the next month or so as it prepares to relaunch Zambia Airways. According to Chief Executive Officer Tewolde GebreMariam, the airline has narrowed its choice to Bombardier Inc.’s C Series and Embraer SA’s E2-family E195....

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by SR380
Sun May 13, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5903

Re: Air Koryo speculations

Why on earth would they lease an IL-96? Because they are so far the only airline flying to DPRK, because they want to welcome more tourist that they currently do (maybe the recent event will make it happen), because they could use the capacity on PEK, because they could use it as a mix PAX/VIP airc...

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by SR380
Sun May 13, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5903

Re: Air Koryo speculations

To be clear, hopeful talk among the enthusiast community. The slight irony here though is they could probably have filled it from PEK and then used their capacity to serve other destinations in China. For the Chinese, there is huge interest, as North Korea is similar to visiting a working Museum on...

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by SR380
Sun May 13, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5903

Re: Air Koryo speculations

Why on earth would they lease an IL-96? Because they are so far the only airline flying to DPRK, because they want to welcome more tourist that they currently do (maybe the recent event will make it happen), because they could use the capacity on PEK, because they could use it as a mix PAX/VIP airc...

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by SR380
Sun May 13, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5903

Re: Air Koryo speculations

Air Koryo does not need subsidising from the sale of raw materials, they make enough money flying passengers - tourists. It's something like £300 a shot just for the PEK-FNJ round trip. Until they had to withdraw certain types from scheduled service and travel advice changed, they were running four...

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by SR380
Sun May 13, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5903

Re: Air Koryo speculations

Where does North Korea get the foreign exchange to buy these aircraft? The DPRK didn’t have issue leasing the current four Tu-204 and An-148 via the Russian. They will do the same. They get money from coals, minerals, etc... Yeah. You think airbus and Boeing will give NK the same deal as tupolev di...

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by SR380
Sun May 13, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5903

Re: Air Koryo speculations

Bobloblaw wrote:
Where does North Korea get the foreign exchange to buy these aircraft?


The DPRK didn’t have issue leasing the current four Tu-204 and An-148 via the Russian. They will do the same.

They get money from coals, minerals, etc...

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by SR380
Sun May 13, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5903

Re: Air Koryo speculations

I personally think the airline will stay around for a couple of years still. Korea is not ready for reunification just yet. Therefore, the DPRK will likely wants to keep a national flag career. That being said, I think they will stick to Russian. If trafic is to grow (hopefully people would want to ...

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by SR380
Fri May 11, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

stylo777 wrote:
How are they currently carrrying out all the operations ex GVA without having any cockpit crews based there at all? I mean, there is a significant amount of flights. This is quite surprising to me.


Flight to and out of ZRH and an insane amount of hotels nights...

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by SR380
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uganda Airlines to relaunch in Q4 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 3324

Re: Uganda Airlines to relaunch in Q4 2018

behramjee wrote:
1 A330 is for London
1 A330 is for Far East Asia either nonstop or via India


Do you know if those will be sourced from Airbus new or used?

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by SR380
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uganda Airlines to relaunch in Q4 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 3324

Re: Uganda Airlines to relaunch in Q4 2018

AF022 wrote:
Two A330s? Where on earth are they going to use these?


Possibly to China, Dubai or Europe. It would be nice to have some data about passengers flying out of Entebbe.

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by SR380
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uganda Airlines to relaunch in Q4 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 3324

Uganda Airlines to relaunch in Q4 2018

Hey y’all, According to this article (in French): https://www.afrique-sur7.fr/384808-louganda-recherche-s388-millions-pour-relancer-la-compagnie-nationale-uganda-airlines The national airlines of Uganda, Uganda Airlines, that went out of business in 2001 might resume operation on Q4 2018 using four ...

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by SR380
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ilyushin IL-96-400M to be named IL-496, to be made by 2020?
Replies: 17
Views: 6042

Re: Ilyushin IL-96-400M to be named IL-496, to be made by 2020?

Perhaps if the Russians had the technology to make big-fan engines it would have been less of a failure but for some strange reason they don't have it. Could you make this clear? Why is it so? Because the did not need it. They had plenty of gaz and all the engineers to develop it. They could built ...

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by SR380
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ilyushin IL-96-400M to be named IL-496, to be made by 2020?
Replies: 17
Views: 6042

Re: Ilyushin IL-96-400M to be named IL-496, to be made by 2020?

Another silly waste -- no one buys (or trusts) Russian planes any more -- plus reconstituting an old model with maybe some new engines? Who would be fooled by that? The 96 was a flop to begin with. It’s a flop because it came at a wrong time. The aircraft production in the Soviet Union was not made...

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by SR380
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana de Aviacion to add two jets in 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1612

Cubana de Aviacion to add two jets in 2018

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... bilize-ops
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According to ch.aviation CU could introduce two jets in 2018. Anyone has more info on that? I don’t have access to the web-site:

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... bilize-ops

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by SR380
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DPRK-USA summit. Kim aircarft
Replies: 32
Views: 4062

DPRK-USA summit. Kim aircarft

Excellent article of the Washington Post about problems that might face Kim Jong Un flying his Il-62 Chammae-1 to remote location such as Switzerland or Sweden if the future summit should take place there: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/air-force-un-as-north-koreas-leader-steps-onto-interna...

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by SR380
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zimbabwe Airways 777: acquired two.
Replies: 33
Views: 8547

Re: Zimbabwe Airways 777: acquired two.

There is now plenty of sources saying that the aircarft might be impound in Harare due to possible taxpayers money being use to pay for it. Still according to Bloomberg the deal still include four 777, of which two are already paid for and up to 8 Embraer aircrafts. Anyone has any info on which type...

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by SR380
Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air Boeing Delivery
Replies: 11
Views: 5279

Re: Iran Air Boeing Delivery

IR does not have any firm orders with Boeing. Could be among these on the Boeing website: Unidentified Customer(s) ---- 777-300ER ---- 15-Mar-2017 ---- 8 Unidentified Customer(s) ---- 777-300ER ---- 19-Oct-2017 ---- 2 Unidentified Customer(s) ---- 777-300ER ---- 20-Oct-2017 ---- 8 PA515 Possibly. T...

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by SR380
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

phofmannsair wrote:
Hi Loran,

The P48 parking will be completely redone and closed for about a year after Ebace.

Regards, Patrick.


Will it be used for VIP aircarft parking then or something else?

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by SR380
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian Aviation - 2018
Replies: 42
Views: 3919

Re: Russian Aviation - 2018

Alexdk wrote:
SR380 wrote:
Does anyone know the status of the six ex SU IL96? Beside the one that Cubans used to fly which is now stored in HAV?

Two went to Cubana, one burned down at SVO, three stored at SVO.


I knew about the one in the hybrid liberty. Is there another?

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by SR380
Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian Aviation - 2018
Replies: 42
Views: 3919

Re: Russian Aviation - 2018

Does anyone know the status of the six ex SU IL96? Beside the one that Cubans used to fly which is now stored in HAV?

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by SR380
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

Does anybody know what's happening to the planned GVA-LUG resumption by Skywork ? According to the GVA Spotters site, it has been postponed month after month ( 2 daily flights ) and is currently listed as starting on 30APR18. On the Skywork website however there is no mention of such a service. I d...

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by SR380
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Somon Air to expand its fleet with Embraer aircraft
Replies: 0
Views: 304

Somon Air to expand its fleet with Embraer aircraft

According to this link Somon Air (SZ) - Tajikistan is looking at Embraer aircrafts for fleet expension: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/somon-air-to-expand-its-fleet-with-embraer-aircraft/ "In 2018, most likely the CIS will become another operator of regional aircraft produced by the Brazilian co...

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by SR380
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Donald Trump - Kim Jong Un summit
Replies: 7
Views: 1313

Donald Trump - Kim Jong Un summit

Hey guys, According to many media around the world, Donald J. Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet next May to an undisclosed location: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/08/donald-trump-north-korea-kim-jong-un-meeting-may-letter-invite-talks-nuclear-weapons Will we be able to spot the two Air Fo...

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by SR380
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

MoonC wrote:
Gaetan wrote:
Prevously annonced, the new service between GVA and ADD via MXP by ET will be served with a B772 LR instead of a 787.


Only between end of July and start of September.


Is it because the demand is high, or the 787 not yet available?

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by SR380
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

Edelweiss will soon add 2 A320's to their fleet. MSN2606 & MSN2627 both ex AB are now on Swiss register as HB-JJL & HB-JJM and cabins are currently being reconfigured from AB to WK layout. HB-JJL will go to NWI for painting early march. Expect -JJM to follow shortly after -JJL. Also, the la...

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by SR380
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Air Koryo new livery
Replies: 13
Views: 5240

Re: Question about Air Koryo new livery

I am booked for a month tour in the DPRK in September. Flying PEK-FNJ on JS (obviously Tu-204 or An-148), but I'm also flying tree domestic flights. I hope to fly on soviet metal!

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by SR380
Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Air Koryo new livery
Replies: 13
Views: 5240

Re: Question about Air Koryo new livery

New livery or not, Air Koryo must have some pretty old planes. What aircraft can Air Koryo even order? Russian aircraft? But with sanctions on NK now I wonder what there allowed to order. They don't need any new aircarft for the moment. But Tu-204 and An-148 are almost everything they can get new. ...

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by SR380
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Air Koryo new livery
Replies: 13
Views: 5240

Re: Question about Air Koryo new livery

Actually P-632 and P-633 both Tu-204s have had revisions in their liveries. Initially delivered in the standard livery they recently had the flag on the tail replaced with the new styled "wavey" flag. P-671 the first an-148 delivered has been fully repainted into that new livery also. Ini...

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by SR380
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Air Koryo new livery
Replies: 13
Views: 5240

Question about Air Koryo new livery

Hey guys, I recently checked the Wikipedia page of Air Koryo (I know it's not the best, but better than nothing), it seems they got all soviet aircarft painted in the new livery plus the two An-148. They still haven't repaint the two Tupolev 204. It's it strange, taking into consideration that those...

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by SR380
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Origin of Airline Names
Replies: 170
Views: 13407

Re: Origin of Airline Names

Defunct Swiss career Baboo based in Geneva was named after the CEO and founder’s dog’s name.

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by SR380
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

Donald Trump just annonces he will be assisting the WEF in Davos. Is it possible that the VC-25s will visit ZRH? Or will they land in Ramstein and commute by helicopter like they did in Evian-Les-Bains for the G8?

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by SR380
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

Does anybody know if passengers flying Ethiopian's AAD-MXP-GVA flight will have to debord the aircraft at MXP and rebord again after immigration, or not? Question 2, will Ethiopian sell tickets for the GVA-MXP sector? When Kuwait Airways flew GVA-FRA-KWI, they did sell GVA-FRA tickets. This flight ...

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by SR380
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 221
Views: 25957

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

[twoid][/twoid] "Ethiopian Airlines is launching Geneva in June. Schedules 0725-2045 via Milan Malpensa (ET726/7) with Boeing 787-8 every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Flights are open for bookings." Source: https://twitter.com/followdpts/status/948538757279571968 Believe me now? Great news!

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