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by dubaiamman243
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing increases list prices by 4.1%
Replies: 8
Views: 1548

Re: Boeing increases list prices by 4.1%

MoKa777 wrote:
That is high, no? Isn't the "normal" increase usually in the region of 2%?


Airbus increased by 2%

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by dubaiamman243
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s
Replies: 494
Views: 59166

Re: Emirates signs a commitment for 36 additional A380's

Another order before JL is gone.

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by dubaiamman243
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates reveals 'top upgrade' tricks in new ad
Replies: 7
Views: 1460

Emirates reveals 'top upgrade' tricks in new ad

Emirates Airline today has revealed its new ad on how to better address your needs by choosing a good airline rather than fighting to upgrade your flight seat for a better inflight experience. The ad will feature a specific passenger problem that arise during check in and upgrade. The airline produc...

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by dubaiamman243
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 73
Views: 5856

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Saudia is expected to order 20 B777X during the upcomimg Farnborough air show or the Saudi King visit to the U.S.

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by dubaiamman243
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Boeing 777X operators
Replies: 73
Views: 11662

Re: Upcoming Boeing 777X operators

I see Saudia joining the club

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by dubaiamman243
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 73
Views: 5856

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Emirates will downgrade DXB - BNE (EK434/435) to B777 from JUN1 till AUG1.

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by dubaiamman243
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 73
Views: 5856

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Saudia will place an order for WB aircraft.

A359/B777X/B789/B7810???

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by dubaiamman243
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline: problems and possible solutions
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Airline: problems and possible solutions

In the following thread, i thought we might share some problems airlines around the globe are facing and some possible solutions to face them. For example: Etihad. A current problem: losses and profitability. A possible solution: standardize the fleet and cancel deliveries. maintain the B789 and A32...

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by dubaiamman243
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of EK
Replies: 48
Views: 10329

Re: The Future of EK

EK will be fine. EY and QR aren't the real competitors. Their real competitors are the ULCCs.

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by dubaiamman243
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018
Replies: 1024
Views: 72538

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018

It seems Emirates is planning a 3rd daily A380 DXB-SYD flight starting from 25MAR18.

EK416 21:30 - 18:20
EK417 16:55 - 00:15

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by dubaiamman243
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Turkish plane flies into Helium balloons.
Replies: 14
Views: 4605

A Turkish plane flies into Helium balloons.

A Turkish airlines flight TK1555 operating Istanbul - Hannover, flew into Helium balloons after take off from IST. The plane continued the flight to Hannover safely. The flight was operated by an A321

source: airlive.net

How come the ATC didnt notice it?

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by dubaiamman243
Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: EK to launch West Coast US flight from MXP
Replies: 58
Views: 9095

Re: Rumour: EK to launch West Coast US flight from MXP

That's true, I forgot about that, FLL will get the new B77L cabin with 38 business only and around 270 in economy. Actually I think most of the cuts are still in place, SEA, LAX, BOS, FLL and MCO are still reduced, MCO soon to get back to daily, and DFW and IAH are B77W when they were A380, however...

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by dubaiamman243
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2018 77W Top Off Orders
Replies: 46
Views: 8692

Re: 2018 77W Top Off Orders

Could Emirates order a few more? They have 13 B77W left on order.

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by dubaiamman243
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Emirates has received its 140th B77W, A6-EQJ.

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by dubaiamman243
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

https://t.co/IOcNWcpx6p?amp=1
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Emirates S18 service changes:

https://t.co/IOcNWcpx6p?amp=1

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by dubaiamman243
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 86801

Reuters: Airbus to axe the A380 program if no order from Emirates

According to some sources from Airbus, the company is putting up plans to axe the A380 program if it doesn't get any order from the largest A380 operator, Emirates. " “If there is no Emirates deal, Airbus will start the process of ending A380 production,” a person briefed on the plans said. A s...

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by dubaiamman243
Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Emirates outlines its 2-class B77L operations: Dubai – Ahmedabad eff 01OCT18 EK538 1 daily (Inbound EK539 displaying 3-class) Dubai – Ft. Lauderdale eff 25MAR18 3 weekly (Day 257; Daily from 02MAY18) Dubai – Karachi eff 05SEP18 2 weekly Dubai – Mumbai eff 01OCT18 EK502/503 1 daily Dubai – Yinchuan –...

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by dubaiamman243
Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE bans Tunisian females/EK flights banned/EK bans females from Tunisia
Replies: 34
Views: 12618

Re: UAE bans Tunisian females/EK flights banned/EK bans females from Turnesia

http://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/s ... -1.2146410
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Its all due to security reasons. Tunisian women fighting with ISIS has been going back home from Syria and Iraq according to credible sources.
Source: http://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/s ... -1.2146410

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by dubaiamman243
Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weather including fog cause significant delays and diversions at DXB
Replies: 22
Views: 6683

Re: Weather including fog cause significant delays and diversions at DXB

[quote="jetfuel"]Looks like diversion to Bahrain, Dubai World Centre and Al Ain and one plane broken down

Which plane broke down?

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by dubaiamman243
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai orders 175 MAX
Replies: 19
Views: 6315

Re: FlyDubai orders 175 MAX

zkojq wrote:
boefan wrote:
The other 3 delivered frames are sitting in Amman Jordan in temporary storage until next year .


Why?


Not for storage. They are there for the cabins fitting at Joramco.

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by dubaiamman243
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Emirates SkyCargo will shift its operations from Amsterdam to Brussels, Copenhagen and Frankfurt

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by dubaiamman243
Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Etihad will phase out 5 B777-200LRs and 5 B777-300ERs by Q3 - 2018

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by dubaiamman243
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Stansted
Replies: 1
Views: 486

Emirates announces Stansted

https://twitter.com/emirates/status/943405983203774464
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Starting from 08JUN18, Emirates will launch daily B777 flights to Stansted Airport.

Source: https://twitter.com/emirates/status/943405983203774464

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by dubaiamman243
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to drop multiple routes
Replies: 61
Views: 18104

Etihad to drop multiple routes

It has been announced in the local media that Etihad Airways will be dropping Tehran from it routes list effective 24JAN18. EY currently serves Tehran once daily with the A320.

No reasons given for the route closure. Emirates serves Tehran with 21 weekly flights along with flights to Mashad.

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by dubaiamman243
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2017
Replies: 98
Views: 13533

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2017

Emirates is rumored to launch daily A380 flights to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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by dubaiamman243
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Emirates to end its daily MEL - AKL and BNE - AKL flights from 25MAR18 and will add a second daily non-stop DXB - AKL

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by dubaiamman243
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Royal Jordanian is assessing the A320NEO, B737MAX and Cseries for future fleet.

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by dubaiamman243
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Flydubai announces daily B737 MAX 8 flights to Krakow starting from 8 APR 18

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by dubaiamman243
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Flydubai announces daily B737 MAX 8 flights to Catania, Italy, starting from 13JUN18

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by dubaiamman243
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian turnaround plans & new Washington DC route
Replies: 20
Views: 4503

Re: Royal Jordanian turnaround plans & new Washington DC route

They are trying to build a large major free trade zone out of Aqaba. Are they really? All the locals seem to think it's a waste from when I was there. Apparently you can't take anything out of the free zone? Or maybe it was just booze they were talking about. I know getting out things from Aqaba to...

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by dubaiamman243
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian turnaround plans & new Washington DC route
Replies: 20
Views: 4503

Royal Jordanian turnaround plans & new Washington DC route

Royal Jordanian, Jordan's National carrier, is once again in a turnaround process. The airline which have been affected by uncertainty, regional conflicts and global issues is aiming to reduce cost by 6% and grow unit revenue by 7%. The airline will also retire its Embraer fleet and grow the A320 fl...

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by dubaiamman243
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates is seriously considering adding premium economy
Replies: 5
Views: 3028

Emirates is seriously considering adding premium economy

Emirates President, Sir Tim Clark has expressed that his airline is seriously looking at adding a premium economy class cabin onboard some of the aircraft. Sir Tim has admitted that his airline has underestimated the premium economy offering and now the airline is serious about it. Emirates is curre...

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by dubaiamman243
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Arabia Jordan looses scheduled operations
Replies: 2
Views: 1008

Re: Air Arabia Jordan looses scheduled operations

Air Arabia Jordan will commence scheduled services when the dispute is over.

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by dubaiamman243
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Arabia Jordan looses scheduled operations
Replies: 2
Views: 1008

Air Arabia Jordan looses scheduled operations

To due ongoing disputes with the Jordanian civil aviation authority, Air Arabia Jordan, a subsidiary of Air Arabia Group, has suspended all scheduled operations from/to Amman Queen Alia International Airport. The airline have been denied additional traffic rights and add new routes. Mr. Adel Ali, gr...

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by dubaiamman243
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates unveils first of 40 EXPO 2020 liveries
Replies: 9
Views: 2890

Re: Emirates unveils first of 40 EXPO 2020 liveries

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by dubaiamman243
Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Etihad ends Jaipur in February'18

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by dubaiamman243
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Emirates to go 3 daily A380 to FRA starting from 01JAN18

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by dubaiamman243
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish CEO: No need for the A380. Open for the idea
Replies: 25
Views: 10717

Turkish CEO: No need for the A380. Open for the idea

Turkish Airlines CEO, Mr. Bilal Eksi has said that the carrier is currently not interested in buying the A380, but the carrier might rethink about it once the new airport is inaugurated at the end of 2018. Turkish Airlines is currently looking to buy 40 more jets and is considering the A350 and the ...

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by dubaiamman243
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 705092

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

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/industri ... d-in-dubai
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Fabrice Bregier: " “If we finalise it we will be committed to producing this aircraft, I believe, for at least for the next 10 years.”"

Source: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/industri ... d-in-dubai

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by dubaiamman243
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Emirates schedules another A380 flight to Johannesburg for a month.

Emirates will be upgrading EK762/763 from a B77W to an A380 starting from 15DEC17 - 13JAN18.

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by dubaiamman243
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How can the growing number of airlines be a challenge to aviation safety bodies?
Replies: 2
Views: 444

How can the growing number of airlines be a challenge to aviation safety bodies?

With the growing number of airlines operating globally and laying their ambitious plans, who can that growth be a challenge to the aviation safety bodies/regulators?

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by dubaiamman243
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire the 77L
Replies: 143
Views: 41187

Re: Etihad to retire the 77L

Etihad B77L adjusted schedule: Abu Dhabi – Dallas/Ft. Worth 1 daily until 24MAR18 Abu Dhabi – Los Angeles 1 daily until 14JAN18 Abu Dhabi – Munich 1 flight on 19JAN18 Abu Dhabi – Singapore 1 flight on 05DEC17 Source: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/275754/etihad-tentatively-schedul...

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by dubaiamman243
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

worldranger wrote:
Link?


A local Arabic newspaper

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by dubaiamman243
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46144

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Emirates to announce new destinations in The Americas (North and South), Africa and Europe.

Sir Tim: Panama City is still on the table and not cancelled.

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by dubaiamman243
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire the 77L
Replies: 143
Views: 41187

Re: Etihad to retire the 77L

EY B77Ls will be in active service for a limited time.

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by dubaiamman243
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai eyeing A320/321NEO and B737-9/-10
Replies: 3
Views: 729

Flydubai eyeing A320/321NEO and B737-9/-10

Flydubai CEO, Mr. Ghaith AL Ghaith has said that the airline is in the market for more aircraft as the airline is looking for expansion with eyes on Africa, Europe and Russia. The airline is now looking on how to expand beyond 2023 when the company will be operating more than 100 aircraft. "“We...

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