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by FlyRow
Fri May 18, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's
Replies: 35
Views: 7547

Re: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's

No (some people try) stupid questions. What I guess.. The a320 serie is kind-off newer in the US, charter airlines usually/often use older or second hand planes. When they started the A320 was to expensive to buy, while the 737-300-400 was readilly available. When you start with 737 and you want to...

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by FlyRow
Fri May 18, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's
Replies: 35
Views: 7547

Re: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's

No (some people try) stupid questions. What I guess.. The a320 serie is kind-off newer in the US, charter airlines usually/often use older or second hand planes. When they started the A320 was to expensive to buy, while the 737-300-400 was readilly available. When you start with 737 and you want to ...

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by FlyRow
Tue May 15, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that offer menus in Economy?
Replies: 19
Views: 863

Re: Airlines that offer menus in Economy?

Last time KLM and KQ (guess where my flight whent) did it on there IFE , can't remember if it had a paper menu.

Emirates had it on my flight as well in 2014.

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by FlyRow
Thu May 10, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did any legacy major airline ever NOT have F/C/Y (one C was established)
Replies: 12
Views: 889

Re: Did any legacy major airline ever NOT have F/C/Y (one C was established)

From what I can tell, NW did not really have a first class that was beyond what they eventually offered in business class. Basically, I do not see where they had anything like TW where they would have had a first class, an Ambassador class and an economy class. It's possible the first class seats b...

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by FlyRow
Wed May 09, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did any legacy major airline ever NOT have F/C/Y (one C was established)
Replies: 12
Views: 889

Re: Did any legacy major airline ever NOT have F/C/Y (one C was established)

Yes KLM did. C and Y I thought KLM was the first, or one if the first, to offer the C product while keeping F. KLM had a period when they operated Business, Royal Class and Economy. However soon after the NW-venture they introduced World Business Class and the F-product was removed. **check, I foun...

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by FlyRow
Tue May 08, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A week’s trip to Mallorca+BMW i8 Roadster drive PMI-AMS-DEL return HV/Y KL/J Part 2 (w/pics)
Replies: 4
Views: 1145

Re: A week’s trip to Mallorca+BMW i8 Roadster drive PMI-AMS-DEL return HV/Y KL/J Part 2 (w/pics)

thanks for the report!

The peter-pan livery is a homage to a Transavia-based semi-charity which offers assistance for handicaped, sick and disabled children/youth so that they are able to enjoy a holiday as well, which they wouldn' t be able to do by themselves.

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by FlyRow
Tue May 08, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Edinburgh
Replies: 60
Views: 10668

Re: Emirates announces Edinburgh

wow...big surprise here... not.

Good for Edinburgh.

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by FlyRow
Fri May 04, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: They fly there??
Replies: 44
Views: 2530

Re: They fly there??

^^
Good connections with GOL, won't be that bad.
On it's own it would never have happened, now GOL has a base there offering connections.

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by FlyRow
Fri May 04, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: They fly there??
Replies: 44
Views: 2530

Re: They fly there??

All VLM flights from Maribor... why the **** do they fly from there.... it's not Vlaanderen (flanders) from te V-lm and is also a really weird destinations for any flight...

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by FlyRow
Thu May 03, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What to expect on KLM's HKG-AMS-HAM-AMS-HKG, AMS-JFK-AMS? KLM is a top airline?
Replies: 21
Views: 2015

Re: What to expect on KLM's HKG-AMS-HAM-AMS-HKG, AMS-JFK-AMS? KLM is a top airline?

Don't expect a red-carpet service, with attendants bowing or treating you like a king, that is not the Dutch way. Its a "act normal, thats strange enough style" It's a personal, direct, interested and with a smile service. If you understand me! On EU flights you usually get a sandwich in e...

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by FlyRow
Wed May 02, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of JS?
Replies: 13
Views: 795

Re: Future of JS?

I've heard they will launch the 797, it's the perfect plane for everyone, for North Korea as well. OT: The hypocracy if they would allow this, and make a fuss about the Iran deal... I wouldn't bet or wait for any kind of aircraft going to N-Korea soon from the western world. We've seen these reproch...

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by FlyRow
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM or Garuda? Who flew this route?
Replies: 19
Views: 2787

Re: KLM or Garuda? Who flew this route?

But was it Garuda's own plane, or the one I posted. With the combi-livery.

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by FlyRow
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes
Replies: 34
Views: 4458

Re: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes

The Max-10 requires a extra flight attendant. The Max5-200 can be worked by three attendants I believe if they only fill 199 seats of the plane. The FR planes are configured with 197 seats. Above 200 you need a attendant, which would cost Ryanair extra personel. I wouldn't expect the Max-10, unless...

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by FlyRow
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes
Replies: 34
Views: 4458

Re: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes

The Max-10 requires a extra flight attendant. The Max5-200 can be worked by three attendants I believe if they only fill 199 seats of the plane. The FR planes are configured with 197 seats. Above 200 you need a attendant, which would cost Ryanair extra personel. I wouldn't expect the Max-10, unless ...

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by FlyRow
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium
Replies: 168
Views: 38509

Re: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium

Acording to Dutch aviation site Luchtvaartnieuws.nl The Air Belgium inaugural flight to Hong Kong is postponed again . Apperntly they are not yet allowed to fly in Russian airspace.

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by FlyRow
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM or Garuda? Who flew this route?
Replies: 19
Views: 2787

Re: KLM or Garuda? Who flew this route?

Could very well be a bit of both:

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by FlyRow
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Fictional Airlines
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: Fictional Airlines

Wasn't the 747 in the back of the Top Gear Track the "Skyfleet S570" in James Bond - Casino Royale? 850 passengers in three class, by twin-dual engines, quite the set up for a real airliner, beat that A380.. It was originally a 747-200 (G-BDXJ) from British Airways. https://vignette.wikia....

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by FlyRow
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe
Replies: 45
Views: 6708

Re: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe

I would love to see RTM or EIN in the list. Dont no how realistic, but would be nice!

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by FlyRow
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will new standing-up airplane seat design take off?
Replies: 9
Views: 2442

Re: Will new standing-up airplane seat design take off?

There was another post about this I believe.
But I think this might be the step too far, no food and drinks and tight seats is one, this is another.

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by FlyRow
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group Introduces New Intra-Europe Seats
Replies: 42
Views: 7725

Re: LH Group Introduces New Intra-Europe Seats

Majority of customers will be happy about no recline. Disagree entirely. On longhaul yes... But the EU majors aren't doing that. On shorthaul hell yes, try sitting in a charter flight to the med. with a (drunk) family who instant reclines and is up for no reasoning. Give me no recline on shorthaul ...

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by FlyRow
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with most/ least holding patterns
Replies: 7
Views: 523

Re: Airports with most/ least holding patterns

LHR for nearly every plane, true flight time rom Amsterdam to London is nearly as long as the time spend in the hold above london (and taxiing to the Polderbaan). Amsterdam has one very clear just out of the coast near Haarlem, nearly always a few planes holding there. LGW is another, nearly all pla...

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by FlyRow
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LH A350 or 747-8i
Replies: 9
Views: 814

Re: LH A350 or 747-8i

Plane wise, the 747-8 is much harder to catch as at aviation geek. The A350 is kinda special now, but will be as normal as a 777/330 is now in the future.

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by FlyRow
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?
Replies: 58
Views: 4961

Re: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?

I'm a heavy smoker and I used to take sleeping pills on long flights. Recently, I found ONE brand of extremely expensive nicotine gum that helps me to tolerate not smoking on the duration of the flight. Russia has outlawed also smoker lounges on airports, so I'm writing now from the parking lot, bo...

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by FlyRow
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What about a reengined Caravelle
Replies: 79
Views: 8018

Re: What about a reengined Caravelle

What... I've heard they are re-eniging the very popular (in it's day) Fokker VII.

Wood and canvas materialscan be rebranded as hybrid ecofriendly composits. Also it's a triple-engined plane, which is a airliners.net major selling point for recreations!

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by FlyRow
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best A321 Cabin layout apart Jetblue ?
Replies: 3
Views: 416

Re: Best A321 Cabin layout apart Jetblue ?

I always think the BA-Midhaul planes look really nice. Same 2-1 / 1-2 layout in front and not the new BA-slimline seats for Eco. Plus IFE (rare in Europe on shorthaul).
I don't know if they have larger-legroom seats doesnt look like it, 31 inch (which is more then the new BA-seats).

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by FlyRow
Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the busiest airport with no jetways?
Replies: 28
Views: 3356

Re: What is the busiest airport with no jetways?

Doesn't the Hajj terminal in JED have gates? It does, and that would count for a lot of passengers yearly, so Jedda is out. Even without the Hajj terminal you could be really nitpicking and say the royal terminal has two jetbridges as well. The new terminal opens soon as well and that is loaded wit...

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by FlyRow
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the busiest airport with no jetways?
Replies: 28
Views: 3356

Re: What is the busiest airport with no jetways?

WN732 wrote:
Burbank would at least be in the top 10.


Not even close.

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by FlyRow
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the busiest airport with no jetways?
Replies: 28
Views: 3356

Re: What is the busiest airport with no jetways?

To stop double suggestions, a little overview: JED: 30.000.000 (untill May when the new terminal opens) LUT: 15.799.219 NAP: 8,577,507 CRL: 7 698 767 BLQ 7,680,992 BRS: 7,610,780 HER: 7,480,408 OOL: 6.457.000 SKG: 6,395,523 MLA: 6,014,548 CIA: 5,834,201 EIN: 5,656,000 RHO: 5,301,517 I added Rome CIa...

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by FlyRow
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any network of flights/airports isolated from the rest of the world?
Replies: 12
Views: 1021

Re: Any network of flights/airports isolated from the rest of the world?

Oban Airport in Scotland is one, the flights to Coll, Colonsay, While you can technically make it from Tiree and Islay to glasgow, flight to oban are very low frequency and don't match and through ticketing isn't possible. Flights are by Hebridean Air Services on a nine-seat BN-Islander. Flights are...

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by FlyRow
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MIlk Runs
Replies: 10
Views: 714

Re: MIlk Runs

UA has the island hopper in the Atlantic (HNL-MAJ-KSA-KWA-PNI-TKK-GUM and VV, connectif flights to MNL, YAP, ROR, and a few others)


Pacific you meant.

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Are there any intra-Russia I ask ?

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by FlyRow
Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pilot or Aerospace Engineer?
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: Pilot or Aerospace Engineer?

AE is wider, more outs and also offers non aviation/space specilisation should you change your mind in a few years . With a AE bachelor diploma you can even go to any other tech based job or Tech masters degree. Also AE Jobs tend to have better hours and are less prone to economic ups and downs. Pro...

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by FlyRow
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to the United States?
Replies: 19
Views: 3362

Re: Ryanair to the United States?

I believe RyanAtlantic was shelved a long time ago.

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by FlyRow
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Improvements to Airport Lounges (real or fantasy)
Replies: 10
Views: 466

Re: Improvements to Airport Lounges (real or fantasy)

This is really generic, and a lot of lounges have the points you mention like showers and decent chairs.
Only the food is average on a lot of places.

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by FlyRow
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?
Replies: 22
Views: 4383

Re: What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?

An airline usually doesn't tell this kind of stuff, as other airlines can undercut/outprice them, or nibble at the proffit margin. I don't know where the "they" comes from. would you mind sharing your source?

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by FlyRow
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fewer than 400 MD-80/90 on airfleets
Replies: 50
Views: 6523

Re: Fewer than 400 MD-80/90 on airfleets

CarlosSi wrote:
Lest us not forget Bulgarian Air Charter (or whatever you call it).

I’m surprised Insel Air only has 1; I could’ve sworn they had a couple more of them.


They had a few, but they're grounded/returned because (partly after the hurricane) insel air is having a very rough time.

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by FlyRow
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBE's Scottish Isles gamble failed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1341

Re: FlyBE's Scottish Isles gamble failed?

I understand all that, but where flybe so naieve that they tried anyway?

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by FlyRow
Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBE's Scottish Isles gamble failed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1341

FlyBE's Scottish Isles gamble failed?

After scrolling around various sites, I noticed that FlyBE/Easterns flights to the scottish isles have all but stopped except one stornoway flight. I heard the battle was heavy with Logonair, but it seems there is only one winner. Why did they (FlyBE) start this in the first place, they've gone from...

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by FlyRow
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH CEO: A321LR Range Not Enough
Replies: 101
Views: 17587

Re: LH CEO: A321LR Range Not Enough

Really great that people say: LH and MoM aircraft would work great... but how can we say that.. The MoM-specs aren't even officially announced.

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by FlyRow
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM E-Jets
Replies: 9
Views: 1924

Re: KLM E-Jets

They added two 190's to the 170's order last year i believe.

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by FlyRow
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Talks between Transavia and the Dutch Airline Pilots Association (VNV) have stalled
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Re: Talks between Transavia and the Dutch Airline Pilots Association (VNV) have stalled

Aaah, the synergy is working, finally Air France work ethics are being implemented in the Transavia/KLM-culture. Keep up the good work AF-KLM!



no this is not serious..

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by FlyRow
Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comac ARJ21 visits Europe
Replies: 33
Views: 4744

Re: Comac ARJ21 visits Europe

chunhimlai wrote:
DC9MAX


So it can carry fish right?

Are you suggesting it will become Chinese carry-out? :biggrin:


Let's just hope the engine doesn't make a "k(l)ung pao(w)" noice ... this is not a plane-design you want as a EU-airline.

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by FlyRow
Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comac ARJ21 visits Europe
Replies: 33
Views: 4744

Re: Comac ARJ21 visits Europe

Big question is, will it make it back in one piece....

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by FlyRow
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) Spotting Terrace
Replies: 3
Views: 480

Re: Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) Spotting Terrace

You cant. You have to exit the transit area, it's entry is in the Netherlands (so to say) and not in the International zone. So if you want to visit (don't know how long you have) you have to exit/pass the border, go the spotting terrace, then pass the security/border again, Re-Entering the transit-...

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by FlyRow
Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta refuses to upgrade US curling team gold winners
Replies: 122
Views: 20604

Re: Delta refuses to upgrade US curling team gold winners

Many promised to never fly with Delta Airlines again and used the hashtag 'Boycott Delta' while tweeting. Is it me or is this the new bloody way of acting now. Boycot this, boycot that... Next day, "ooh cheap [product] by [company] " ... and all is forgotton. Stop this pathetic hastag-boy...

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by FlyRow
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 163
Views: 28380

Re: New Icelandair livery coming

Ryanair without the bildboard tiles...

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by FlyRow
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lelystad airport
Replies: 43
Views: 5114

Re: Lelystad airport

And if you give Lelystad the start/landings it deserves (not 4000 yearly flights) it will kill of Eelde.

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by FlyRow
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Advice
Replies: 9
Views: 792

Re: Advice

use the search bar in this website. Tons of people have asked this question. Simpel answer: Don't.

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by FlyRow
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS gets ready to build new A-concourse
Replies: 19
Views: 4258

Re: AMS gets ready to build new A-concourse

Thank you. So at last, we will see the end of the bus rides from the Fokker Farm to the terminal and we'll get to use proper gates.... Don't get your hopes up too soon. I would not be surprised if the current R-platform becomes the new Embraer-farm when the freighters move to the other side of runw...

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by FlyRow
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS gets ready to build new A-concourse
Replies: 19
Views: 4258

Re: AMS gets ready to build new A-concourse

Where exactly will the A pier go? Is it where the Fokker (RIP) Farm is? If so, what does that mean for Cityhopper operations? Yup, on the fokker farm. Next to the b-pier. The Cargo building is the site of the new terminal: https://www.google.nl/maps/place/Amsterdam+Airport+Schiphol/@52.3035301,4.75...

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