Will BFB be gone before December 1, 2018? I believe the last (commercial) flight for -BFB is scheduled for November 26. Will BFB also be headed to EHTW? No; she will be preserved near Amsterdam Airport. See my post here: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=597241&start=400#p2...Jump to post
Iemand91 wrote:Some maybe a C-check (-BFL is currently in CGK for a extensive C-check)
And yes; the 747's with the Dolphin livery got this new livery during D-check.
Some daylight pictures: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrZgiMgW4AAK7xw.jpg https://i.cbc.ca/1.4895133.1541590352!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/original_780/cargo-plane-crash-halifax.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrZkRZxW4AURy5L.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrZhTztU8AAv_cT.jpg http...Jump to post
How’s PH-BFI (I think that’s the reg), City of Jakarta, doing? Will it be retired soon or will it receive the new paint scheme and be around for awhile? I flew on it last month AMS-ORD so just curious. Still going strong. Scheduled to fly flight KL855 to Seoul this evening. (She arrived from Seoul ...Jump to post
A nice farewell proposal, KLM is said to consider it for the 100th anniversary celebrations next year. Article: in Dutch I've been dreaming about this for years, but honestly; I don't see it happening. Nice idea, but the wrong registration, as PH-BFS is a combi aircraft. KLM should select PH-BFY fo...Jump to post
I'd be interested to know who still flies the 747-200 into AMS? All I could think of was government planes and they're exempt from noise restrictions pretty much globally. Almost all cargo operators ditched more than a decade ago. Plus no mention of any Russian types. No airline flies the 747-200 i...Jump to post
CollegeAviator wrote:Air India round trip DEL-SFO-DEL, all of it would be east bound all the way
Here's a video of what happened: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbF7NgIGluo
PH-BFN is already back in action and has flown KL611 to Chicago today.
Currently she has just departed Chicago heading home to Amsterdam as KL612:
This morning at Amsterdam Airport, the #4 engine of PH-BFN was severaly damaged when the 747 was under tow and the engine hit a high loader. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/website_633x300/slider-klm/klm_botsing_3_c_omar_r_640.jpg https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/fil...Jump to post
Well, there's a chance a full KLM 747-400 will stay in the Netherlands. There's construction going on in the old Sony and AirHolland buildings in Amsterdam, it will become the Corendon Village Hotel and with 677 rooms it will become the biggest hotel in the Benelux. And apparently they're talking w...Jump to post
They should put one in a museum, not to get off topic, but is that the Mahan Air 747-300 in those photos? That is a Mahan Air 747-300. I believe it's EP-MNE. Their last 747-300 and the world's last active passenger 747-classic (EP-MND) is probably at Bandar Abbas (BND) where it's was flown to on Se...Jump to post
okay wrote:Just out of curiosity, anyone happens to know the oldest 747 in KL fleet?
factsonly wrote:Jump to postOldest B744 still flying, but not for long:
- 23982 LN nr. 735 Boeing 747-400 PH-BFB KLM Royal Dutch Airlines C35W36Y337 Jun 1989 Active FB-002 Bangkok / City of Bangkok
On January 6 and 7 KLM wil also fly with a Boeing 747 to Las Vegas, specifically for the Consumer Electronics Show: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1396693 KLM scraps their flights to Freetown and Monravia (KL511: AMS-FNA-ROB-AMS) to allow the Las Vegas flights because of the slot pr...Jump to post
As of today, Iran Air has changed equipment from the Airbus A300 to the new Airbus A330-200. Kind of sad to see the A300 go, I think this is the last one to visit Schiphol on a regular basis. Link in Dutch Unfortunately yes. However DHL still uses the A300-600 on flights to Schiphol. Iran Air, Taro...Jump to post
Amazed by the fact that KL and HV don't swap their 73NG's for the MAX asap, which would result in a much needed reduced noise footprint around the Dutch airports. I remember some head honcho from LH stating that the NEO has a footprint 50% less than the CEO. Let's get on with it! Isn't KL very clos...Jump to post
Royal Air Maroc 744 CN-RGA is on his way to China for D-check so we can expect to see her for a few more years. Royal Air Maroc has retired their sole 747-400 CN-RGA when it flew her last flight from Montreal to Casablanca. CN-RGA at Montreal, on Saturday evening before her final flight back home: ...Jump to post
I've been searching for more recent info/photo's from the Iran 747SP's for some time. Hard to find any. But Google Maps/Earth has been updated (date is August 1, 2018): https://i.imgur.com/UAykFHR.jpg https://goo.gl/maps/DSjJVFAZNe62 And found some more recent photo's. All taken on June 1, 2018. The...Jump to post
Ah, another A380 at KLM topic. Let's copy my old post then: It's a nice train of though, but the easy answer is no. Let's give some arguments: - KLM needs a certain amount of aircraft from a certain type to work. I can't remember the number (and this number is probably dependant on the type itself) ...Jump to post
Just wonder if above 747 retirement schedule is still current. I noticed on the Dutch Wiki KLM page there will be 4 787-10s delivered in 2019 (number of pax also rose from 338 to 344 for the KLM 787-10). IIRC, the previous delivery schedule for 787-10 was 2 in 2019, 3 in 2020 and 3 in 2021. Seems 2...Jump to post
Good news for the queen, KLM will apparently keep the 747 a bit longer. Link (in french): http://www.air-journal.fr/2018-08-28-klm-pas-dairbus-a350-avant-2021-5203593.html In english: https://worldairlinenews.com/2018/08/28/klm-to-delay-the-retirement-of-its-boeing-747-400-fleet/ Not really news. T...Jump to post
In total nineteen 747-400D aircraft were produced (11x ANA, 8x JAL) : 844 25213 747-446D R2901 RU801 JAL 879 25214 747-446D R2902 RU802 JAL 891 25292 747-481D R2903 RU831 ANA 907 26347 747-446D R2904 RU803 JAL 914 25639 747-481D R2905 RU832 ANA, converted to -481 12/2001 920 25640 747-481D R2906 RU...Jump to post
Boeing delivered 19 747-400D aircraft; 11 to All Nippon Airways and 8 to Japan Airlines. All have been scrapped apart from 2 ANA aircraft; former JA401A and JA402A that now fly around as cargo aircraft for Suparna Airlines as B-2435 and B-2432. However, B-2435 hasn't flown since February 15, 2018. T...Jump to post
The scrapping of KLM's PH-BFR " Rio de Janeiro " continues. She'll probably be gone before the weekend :cry: ... She is. Rio is gone... https://scontent-amt2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39538713_2101751060084398_5271635437406912512_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=4e7970ee43ee6cc446fe6f26477836bd&o...Jump to post
Well another opportunity for you to post that excellent picture and the information that you have provided but didn't you think it was a case of ''De Javu'' when posting it as this is an identical thread to one that was started last week regarding the exact same albeit with a video, other than that...Jump to post
The scrapping of KLM's PH-BFR " Rio de Janeiro " continues. First picture is taken last weekend: https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39161577_2169225896487633_6008763301276680192_o.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=872d49f80c703b54ee1e46b13030192e&oe=5C049D13 Source Next two are taken yes...Jump to post
Aircraft End-of-Life Solutions (AELS) is holding another auction, selling parts of PH-BFR (pictured in my post above) and bits of PH-BFF. Also bits and pieces from Air France's A340-300's F-GLZI and F-GLZR and Swiss A340-300 HB-JMK. It varies from 747 winglet to A340 crew rest and steering column to...Jump to post
Several routes posted here: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=605287&p=9652165&hilit=iemand91+routes#p9652165
And here: viewtopic.php?t=1398321&view=unread#unread
How about EK? Are there any airport where you can see several A380s outside of DXB? That drone video made me think of that. https://youtu.be/csTkMwBE45g When EK started flying non-stop to Auckland in 2016 they used the A380 for that inaugural flight. (after that it was flown with the 777-200LR). Th...Jump to post
Iemand91 wrote:At AMS up to 20 daily flights to 10 destinations: (this summer)
LAX 1x (LAX is the only non daily flight; it's 4x per week)
I would like to see a photo of the 5 VS 747's on the ground at once in MCO, anyone have one? I can't find one with 5 yet, but at least here's one with 4: http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/4/8/5/1131584.jpg?v=v40 http://www.airliners.net/photo/-/-/1131584?qsp=eJwtjkEOwiAQRe/y1yxsbKNlqQfQ...Jump to post
With their Huge daily services from the UK and the Open Skies offering what is the highest amount of BA planes on the ground at JFK at its peak? I've seen a picture on line of 3x 744 in a row with a 767 at the gates, wondering if there's a pic that beats this? Bo)am Well, it's technically a picture...Jump to post
They've started cutting up PH-BFR " Rio de Janeiro " at Twente Airport. https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38273591_1820094971403359_1676919360238649344_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=e24008039564209c199fee5d8c4516d0&oe=5C014940 Source: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=182009...Jump to post
One of KLM Cargo's 747-400ERF freighters has just landed at Amsterdam, back from D-check in Xiamen.
PH-CKA is now also wearing the new dolphin livery:
Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/142255795 ... 868186384/
Thanks again for this fascinating info! Very interesting.Jump to post
There are reports of a 2nd fatality; a person that was in the building the Convair hit.Jump to post
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhwSfeDWsAEuqxX.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhwSYTLXcAAVCRS.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhwXl0qWkAEtreH.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhwXl0sX4AEJHYs.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhwQfAKW0AIiKKp.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhwSO7-W0AAcp58.jpg The Convair...Jump to post
This is really shocking. Just a couple of days ago I read about this aircraft and the plan of flying it to the Netherlands and one thought that ran through my head was "such a long trip from Africa to the Netherlands is not without any danger, I hope everything goes well". And now I turned...Jump to post
In Order of Appearance: https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/07/10/14/4E15676600000578-5937809-Massive_crowds_packed_out_the_streets_around_Buckingham_Palace_t-m-138_1531229260804.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhvaUvrX0AArPyr.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dhvk2q8XkAQzgcr.jpg https://pbs.twimg...Jump to post
Not much talk here sadly. From the RAF's website: Over a thousand servicemen and women will take part in a parade on The Mall at 11:25am. Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by The Prince of Wales, will present a new Queen's Colour to the Royal Air Force at a ceremony to mark its centenary, on the fo...Jump to post
First flight of the China Southern A380 to Amsterdam is on her way: https://www.flightradar24.com/CSN345/1d0fa4fa
The airline will fly the A380 to Amsterdam between July 10 and October 8.
I started a thread about this 2 years ago; unfortunately it did not really take off.
There was some great input though.
For the fans who have not been on the KLM 747 (including me :cry: ); some people have made a 3D/VR model of a full-pax 747. You can look around the entire aircraft (including the cockpit) here: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=wy1aibgHJia Source: https://www.facebook.com/groups/FarewellKLMBoeing747...Jump to post
Amsterdam today: https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/website_633x300/slider-airlines/delta3creismedia-1280.jpeg https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/website_633x300/slider-airlines/deltacreismedia-1280.jpeg https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/website_63...Jump to post