My boarding pass logged me with the 'seq no' of 79 (for a 772) & the flight was almost full. It is worth noting that your Sequence Number is nothing more than the order in which you completed check-in. Your seat may have been allocated hours, days, or even weeks before this, and you've no real ...Jump to post
I'm just curious how they handle it in such short connections like the ones at FRA, because I was impressed both times that my baggage arrived, too... I assume it's not going through any kind of baggage handling system, but it's transported straight from the inbound aircraft to the outbound? Is thi...Jump to post
fry530 wrote:Yeah but the code is NRT. That would reflect Narita, which the title of this thread is asking for airport codes specifically.
How about NRT? It’s branded as Tokyo - Narita, and it’s defintely a major gateway to Tokyo, but the code is obviously NRT and the airport is in the town of Narita. Well, official name of NRT is simply “Narita International Airport”, so technically it is not really branded as “Tokyo-Narita” official...Jump to post
Is there any reason why? I'm going to go out on a limb and say that I doubt this really factors into any airline's fleet planning. They'll pick the aircraft that best suits them at the time, and if all the other airlines in a country happen to pick the same aircraft, or if there are no other airlin...Jump to post
QF9 is scheduled to leave PER at 7:40 pm. They could easily just delay the departure by 20 minutes. We regularly need to delay departures to achieve destination slot times at the scheduled arrival time. QF regularly do this on flights to LAX based on the weather expected en-route - they show hideou...Jump to post
Quite a number of countries will allow a registrant to select their preferred mark from the available pool - Britain is indeed one, as you've noted, and BA have made extensive use of this over the years. The US, Canada, and Australia are also in this group... indeed I think the list of countries tha...Jump to post
Ansett kept operating simulators and training services years after they retired all their types.Jump to post
That's why Luxair can operate an 'intra-German" route, but I meant it only for air travel. We were intra-Schengen flying into Zurich; however, they don't use the Euro, meaning they aren't as much a part of it. The Schengen Convention applies purely to the administration of border controls betw...Jump to post
Well, the 787-3 was proposed in the early stages of developing the 787 series (although I think that was actually supposed to target shorter routes with higher density/capacity, which is the polar opposite of what an "LR" 787 version would look like...) The 783 was indeed much more of a 7...Jump to post
I mean if anything it's easier to consider them now than ever before, as newer aircraft offer non-stop ranges previously thought unimaginable making it technically possible to fly RTW in less time and with fewer stops. Except that in practical reality the reason they've gone is that the stops were g...Jump to post
BWIAirport wrote:... nobody could help me ...
BWIAirport wrote:... I decided not to call AY, expecting they would give me a reason they couldn't do it ...
SuperGee wrote:I remember the KC-135 but I hadn't realized that Boeing used a different designation (717) for the civilian version.
crownvic wrote:how about going into the Bahamas airport and doing the same?
These are IATA standard, by the way, and not just related to 747-8s or Boeings as a whole. Outside of Europe it is more common to see "J" used instead of "C" for Business, but F, W, and Y are pretty universal. Two additional points are worth noting: 1) "W" is generally ...Jump to post
Why? I don't see how united can legally stop them. The people are getting less than they paid for not more. The practice is prohibited by the Conditions of Ticket Sale and Carriage. Remember, contract law doesn't consider the net outcome of the events but rather whether they did or did not meet the...Jump to post
Delta and JetBlue aircraft were arriving and departing at DCA. So no problems there. It seemed that only AA was in operational meltdown. Sorry, we can be a bit of a simple people here and every now and again we actually directly answer the question that was originally posted. Instead, would you jus...Jump to post
US Customs officers routinely inspect and interrogate passengers at the gate on international flights departing the US as well. Interesting - I've taken many flights to the US, from Canada (both USCBP pre-cleared and not), the Caribbean, Mexico and Asia... and I've never experienced this. It's alwa...Jump to post
FYI, 19N and 21N are incorrect IATA codes. Welcome to airliners.net, where people will pick nits over the smallest of minutia just for the pleasure of correcting someone on the internet . Wow, had no idea what the "19N" meant - really that hard to add the extra couple of characters to mak...Jump to post
Divorce laws in Germany and Japan may be different, the Transport of DG/Hazmat is internationally standardized Yes, but the exact application of those standards still varies by jurisdiction. In one place you may need a specific license as a transport company, and in others you may need authorisatio...Jump to post
I still find it quite interesting how it still has the old united registration! And it doesn't look like it was replaced, but just the blue was slapped over it with nothing else changed. Why go to the trouble of re-registering it unless the new owner has a specific desire to do so? It's not like UA...Jump to post
The first ;andplane to carry at least one passenger across the Atlantic was NX237, a Wright-Bellanca WB-2 that departed Roosevelt Field, NY, on 4 June 1927 and arrived in Eisleben, Germany, 42 hours and 45 minutes later. Granted this was a one-off, so you have to look a bit further for scheduled ser...Jump to post
But seriously, my question has not been answered, correct me if I am wrong: so does LH have some narrowbodies with 2+2 business class seats? If the seatmaps on their website are any indication, the only narrowbody they have with "proper" J seats is the Privatair 737-700 . Otherwise the cl...Jump to post
Sorry guys. I meant litres. PanHAM no need to be rude. I'm hopefully going to be transporting the fuel approximately 20km. I'm amazed that this still needs to be said so I'm going to make it nice and clear: WHERE ARE YOU PLANNING TO DO THIS? Because what you're doing at the moment is a bit like hir...Jump to post
Is this thread about the "biggest airline failures" or just all the airline failures anybody can think of? Only it feels a bit like barrel-scraping to me once we get to suggestions like Western Airlines II (2007) considering that it operated four destinations from one airport with one wet-...Jump to post
Melbourne-Munich-Toronto-Melbourne How is the last one possible? That journey features two 10,000 mile flights. The bigger problem with that being used as an example is that neither MEL-MUC or YYZ-MEL currently have non-stop service! In fact, based on my knowledge of current schedules, there are no...Jump to post
This is standard practice for most European carriers on short- and some mid-haul flights - it's generally accepted that when you're not spending all that much time in the air, Business Class is more about the benefits on the ground. I would say as a personal opinion that some carriers have maybe dia...Jump to post
If there is a lesson to be learnt from the 747-8, you need that freighter to keep production going if the passenger version fails to sell well. There's a circular argument here that a considerable portion of the 748's business case may well have been based on it seriously wounding the A380F program...Jump to post
BA will gradually retire its B747 fleet in next couple years. If BA still cannot deploys A380 on JFK route, will they add more frequencies? BA are unlikely to have any desire to use A380s on LHR-JFK even if they could - the route's value is in its premium demand and the yield derived from that is s...Jump to post
May I add, Trans-Australia Airlines TAA and Ansett had a duopoly for so many years but again, struggled after competitions were open up. I wouldn't put TAA/Australian Airlines in the same category as Ansett. TN's operations were simply merged into Qantas which prior to the merger had no domestic op...Jump to post
In the case of QF they do not if it has a 6XXX flight number. Although it seems sometimes QF do use revenue flights to reposition aircraft (reply #384 from the QF fleet thread https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1382753&start=350#p20750341 : QF have a one off BNE-SIN QF53 A3...Jump to post
QF also AFAIK do cargo-only turns with some of their all-pax aircraft at night, in addition to their dedicated subsidiary and contracted freighters.Jump to post
I don't remember right now, was LH part of the team of airlines that worked with Boeing to develop the then new plane or did they stay outside? Without having positive proof, I am sure they worked with Boeing on the development, just like a lot of other major airlines. The official "Working To...Jump to post
klm617 wrote:Why would they not be offered transfers to another BA station ?
NinjaT wrote:I'm not sure where people are seeing the message...
Another example would be Australia, where the government privatised the airlines it owned (Qantas and Australian Airlines) during the 1990s Excuse the diversion, but I was surprised to discover recently that TN was privatised while QF was still state-owned - meaning effectively that the Commonwealt...Jump to post
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They musn’t have originally planned on keeping OEB this long though as surely it would’ve been refurbished like the others. OEB had her first class seats refreshed just last year. My understanding is she is QF's aircraft of choice for the Captain's Choice tours. My understanding from the time was t...Jump to post
Has CASA picked this up exactly as the same as the FAA and issued an Australian AD? They don't always. I'm not able to check on this connection sorry but IIRC the FAA rule has a specific section imposing compliance requirements on foreign-registered aircraft operating in US airspace so if that is t...Jump to post
I believe there's also a time and/or cycle limitation on some part or system on the B744 (I can't find where I read about this, but I want to say it's to do with the fuel system) which requires action by either 2019 or 2020 You're probably thinking of the FAA's requirement for installation of a fue...Jump to post
As VetteDude notes, inerting systems prevent the build-up of dangerous fuel-air mixes in partially-full fuel tanks, and most do this by replacing the air in the tank with nitrogen, which is not flammable. if all 747's following TWA800 were required to have this, then how come airlines such as DL and...Jump to post
Wonder if CX gets the engines and some other internal components back as spares? It's likely that this will be the case - when QF delivered VH-OJA to HARS at Wollongong, for example, three of the engines still had commercial value and were removed by QF after the handover, then replaced with older ...Jump to post
It's a matter of the customer needing to know that the operating airline is different to the marketing airline. That's the case pretty much everywhere, but it's not really Wikipedia's problem. If I buy a ticket on the flight in your example, or on a Qantaslink flight for one of my own, they've met ...Jump to post
Crazy that 777 prototypes were sold, but they just couldn't sell any of the 787 prototypes (#4 is a test plane, #5 was already scrapped). I think it's worth noting as well when calling this frame (specifically, WA001) the prototype is that Boeing always intended from the get-go that it would be a c...Jump to post
Paint costs money. Why pay to protect the identity of a defunct carrier, especially if there isn't actually a new operator for the aircraft? Carriers disposing of aircraft are the ones who take steps to protect their brands - for example, QF strip their titles and paint over the 'roo, while AA used ...Jump to post
While that is true. If this was a widespread problem you would see it on every plane. It looks kinda tacky on the fuselage. Is it all that different from airlines like UA putting "ETOPS" on nose-gear doors, or a great number of airlines repeating the fleet number or a part of the registra...Jump to post