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by itisi
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?
Replies: 23
Views: 8218

Re: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?

Looks rather dull....

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by itisi
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 18958

Re: A350 in service thread - 2018

carlokiii wrote:
Philippine Airlines' inaugural A350 revenue flight, PR300, has landed in Hong Kong.

RP-C3501 is now on the departure queue for its flight back to MNL on PR301.


and back in the afternoon as PR306

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by itisi
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City Update: Confirms HKG-SEA
Replies: 190
Views: 21728

Re: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City

I understand the flight numbers and dates are already available within CX for the first of the new US destinations.

Relax, have a coffee.... it will be confirmed soon.

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by itisi
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City Update: Confirms HKG-SEA
Replies: 190
Views: 21728

Re: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City

Question maybe how many on that list not which one :bouncy:

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by itisi
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Trump proposes new livery for AF1
Replies: 71
Views: 6895

Re: Trump proposes new livery for AF1

Let me guess... featuring lots of gold and orange .....

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by itisi
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 373449

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

CX Takeover B-LXC on the 19th.

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by itisi
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Couple in hot water over "Stupid" stunt at SXM
Replies: 44
Views: 8939

Re: Couple in hot water over "Stupid" stunt at SXM

Pilots showing off for the camera are far more dangerous than this couple.

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by itisi
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to start 777 10-abreast upgrade in March, first 77W retirements to follow
Replies: 91
Views: 20956

Re: CX to start 777 10-abreast upgrade in March, first 77W retirements to follow

https://youtu.be/T1Jb2d_u7qM

-Rowen


KQY is correct, it's also the first CX 77W with wifi... but not sure if it's being used yet.
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res77W wrote:
I’m sorry to resurrect an older thread, but I found a trip report about CX 10 abreast on the 77W. First jet seems to be B-KQY.

https://youtu.be/T1Jb2d_u7qM

-Rowen


KQY is correct, it's also the first CX 77W with wifi... but not sure if it's being used yet.

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by itisi
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways giving one of their 777s a beautiful makeover
Replies: 30
Views: 10758

Re: Qatar Airways giving one of their 777s a beautiful makeover

Haha... better than nothing. Adds some colour to their dull scheme.

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by itisi
Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shenzhen Airlines SZX-LHR to launch on Oct 30
Replies: 7
Views: 2116

Re: Shenzhen Airlines SZX-LHR to launch on Oct 30

Can the A330-300 handle that in all conditions? Seems a long way for the -300!

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by itisi
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is HKG overcapacity?
Replies: 8
Views: 2030

Re: Is HKG overcapacity?

DL/NW never made a flight work to HKG, no matter the destination....

OS, that was one we all thought how long will it last...

Same can be said for KF.

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by itisi
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coulson Flying Tankers 733 in fake Boeing House Colours Livery
Replies: 48
Views: 9528

Re: Coulson Flying Tankers 733 in fake Boeing House Colours Livery

I would never have known it's a new Boeing scheme!!

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by itisi
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HKG Airport Authority... greedy?
Replies: 14
Views: 2246

Re: HKG Airport Authority... greedy?

The expansion is well underway. The new land for the third runway has broken the service of the ocean, the extension of the terminal (check-in areas) on the north end is well underway. New buildings east of terminal 2 are also coming out of the ground.

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by itisi
Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why are most colour schemes of Chinese airlines so ugly?
Replies: 63
Views: 7523

Re: Why are most colour schemes of Chinese airlines so ugly?

China Southen is beautiful, Shanghai is beautiful, Shandong Is great, SF is great, Xiamen is very nice too.

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by itisi
Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 224
Views: 30187

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

The vote is in. The A350 is the quietest!

Friend flew on both, he's a 777 captain... and too my surprise he said as a passenger he likes the A350 more

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by itisi
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 373449

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I believe the CX delivery schedule is the following: 2018: 8x 35J (including today's delivery) 2019: 2x 359 + 4x 35J 2020: 4x 359 + 3x 35J 2021: 5x 35J B-LXD does not have a delivery date yet. Others have. Not sure why Care to share with everyone the delivery dates for B-LXB/C and others? The only ...

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by itisi
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 373449

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Would be nice if during the Cathay A35K delivery ceremony right now, they‘d say how many Cathay will get this year. Well, more than Qatar Airways for sure ;) I believe the CX delivery schedule is the following: 2018: 8x 35J (including today's delivery) 2019: 2x 359 + 4x 35J 2020: 4x 359 + 3x 35J 20...

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by itisi
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa A380 economy seats
Replies: 24
Views: 3352

Re: Lufthansa A380 economy seats

I'll be on the LH 380's in August, downstairs to Munich and back.

Upstairs does not work for me as a family of three.

** spent about 1800 HK$ booking seats to and from Munich :indifferent:

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by itisi
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 373449

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

mat66 wrote:
Would be nice if during the Cathay A35K delivery ceremony right now, they‘d say how many Cathay will get this year. Well, more than Qatar Airways for sure ;)


They expect 7

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by itisi
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 373449

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

CX 1st A350-1000 (MSN 118, B-LXA, ex F-WZGV, CX #23) is online with it's final registration. So transfer of ownership maybe already done or imminent and delivery should follow in the next days. https://www.flightradar24.com/CPA118/11b84805 Due to leave on the 19th. B-LXC in July and B-LXB in August.

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by itisi
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium flying on behalf of Air France
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Re: Air Belgium flying on behalf of Air Frane

Assume it had technical issue like many planes do every hour of every day...

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by itisi
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 ever built heading to Museum of Flight
Replies: 80
Views: 16124

Re: First 777 ever built heading to Museum of Flight

I worked for a guy in Seattle that seriously considered buying this airplane for his own personal use. Went so far as to tender and application for a hangar on the west side of KBFI. King county put so many restrictions and covenants on the deal he lost interest. Being a basic -200A model didn't he...

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by itisi
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 ever built heading to Museum of Flight
Replies: 80
Views: 16124

Re: First 777 ever built heading to Museum of Flight

zeke wrote:
Wonder how it’s getting there, I understand we are keeping the engines


The engines off the EK 773 (A6-EMR) that's arrived for CX (in Xiamen) should be put on HNL for the flight to Seattle.

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by itisi
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 373449

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 188 (CX#24) currently undergoing initial engine run


Are they taking LXC before LXB?

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by itisi
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 373449

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

A350 is one of the best looking airliners in the sky, simply beautiful.

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by itisi
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium
Replies: 178
Views: 42495

Re: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium

Saw OO-ABB here in Hong Kong today... can't link the photo as I don't use this site for my photos ...

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by itisi
Wed May 23, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First CX A350-1000 rolls out
Replies: 10
Views: 5313

Re: First CX A350-1000 rolls out

CX484/485 should be the first flight on July first (to Taipei)

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by itisi
Thu May 17, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 373449

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 60 (3K#1) out on another test flight #AIB06FK
MSN 204 (DL#10) out on its first CAF #AIB02NS


3U?... this is the Sichuan right?

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by itisi
Sat May 12, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Aircraft in Lufthansa updated Livery. D-ABVM (B744)
Replies: 92
Views: 17852

Re: 1st Aircraft in Lufthansa updated Livery. D-ABVM (B744)

The dark blue is far better. Not sure about the logo size.

The comparison with FedEx... silly

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by itisi
Sat May 12, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Flight launches Macao's first scheduled intercontinental service with MFM-SVO inaugural
Replies: 27
Views: 2613

Re: Russian Royal Flight launches Macao's first scheduled intercontinental service with MFM-SVO inaugural

USPIT10L wrote:
Don't forget SN's 340 to BRU in the late 1990s, too.


I would go to Macau often when the airport was new and never heard of SN A340's there. It was TAP, I only remember via BKK..... one day they had 2 x TAP 340's on the ground together in Macau.

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by itisi
Wed May 09, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran - Boeing deal
Replies: 188
Views: 22595

Re: Iran - Boeing deal

just pathetic...

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by itisi
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Year of Zayed theme
Replies: 4
Views: 1578

Re: Etihad Year of Zayed theme

Don't like their scheme much and this special scheme just looks awful. Too much black to put on a gold scheme.

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by itisi
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat in Asia
Replies: 8
Views: 2006

Re: Air Transat in Asia

They already fly to Western Asia (TLV). They seem to be doing ok, as YUL-TLV will increase in frequency this summer. As for East Asia, it's a different matter entirely. TS is a leisure airline, has no alliances, no brand recognition in Asia, and wouldn't be able to compete against the multitude of ...

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by itisi
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 747 Classics as of 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2213

Re: 747 Classics as of 2018

Hello all! I know there are a couple of post like this. But since it is almost 5 months into 2018, I would like to know how many 747 classics (Doesn't matter if it's a passenger aircraft or a freighter) that are still flying as of 2018. The only classics I know flying is the 2 US Presidental 747-20...

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by itisi
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 373449

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

leo467 wrote:
Any insight on the next -1000s? Wasn't Cathay supposed to take delivery in April...


Due in June

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by itisi
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A380's advantages over twinjets still 'enormous'
Replies: 211
Views: 26958

Re: Tim Clark: A380's advantages over twinjets still 'enormous'

I don't care what anyone says. The A380 is the best plane I've flown on, space, smooth and comfortable, I'm talking about economy... where it matters and where most of us fly.

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by itisi
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!
Replies: 264
Views: 34413

Re: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!

If you will excuse me Sir, tastes are necessarily different....so I cannot follow you. For me the new modern state of art livery is indeed especially Fitting to THIS airplane as the most modern one which is in the Lufthansa fleet now. Well done Lufthansa! ^^ While it is certainly modern, it is no d...

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by itisi
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 373449

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://twitter.com/A350_Production/sta ... 1771225091


Lovely, very fresh and very professional.
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BobMUC wrote:
MSN202 (LH #9; D-AIXI) with the new/old Lufthansa desgin:

Image
https://twitter.com/A350_Production/sta ... 1771225091


Lovely, very fresh and very professional.

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by itisi
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fuji Dream getting A330's ?
Replies: 4
Views: 727

Re: Fuji Dream getting A330's ?

Sure it's not Fiji?

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by itisi
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing formally delivers the first 787-10 to Singapore Airlines
Replies: 113
Views: 22269

Re: Boeing formally delivers the first 787-10 to Singapore Airlines

admanager wrote:
Got to see the monster in person Saturday. It is long compared to the 9's near it. I thought the SQ livery looked great.


Monster :D

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by itisi
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing formally delivers the first 787-10 to Singapore Airlines
Replies: 113
Views: 22269

Re: Boeing formally delivers the first 787-10 to Singapore Airlines

Always a great scheme, but on the -10 the tiny gear looks even more funny.

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by itisi
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR - proposed night time ban, 7hrs
Replies: 94
Views: 14114

Re: LHR - proposed night time ban, 7hrs

Tell those living near the airport to bugger off. I'm sure 99% moved there after there was any form of airport there anyway!!!

You move next to an airport then expert it to be quiet....

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by itisi
Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA considers shifting 767s to Peach & Vanilla Air
Replies: 14
Views: 3634

Re: ANA considers shifting 767s to Peach & Vanilla Air

SFOtoORD wrote:
Interesting. Maybe with a fresh batch of 767s from the restarted Boeing 767 passenger manufacturing?

:stirthepot:


It says from the ANA fleet.

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by itisi
Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Airways loss doubles on intense competition
Replies: 76
Views: 12719

Re: Cathay Pacific Airways loss doubles on intense competition

Ironic to see top carriers like CX and SQ suffer. Just for the record, SQ has not posted an annual loss. A rare loss recorded in Q4 FY17 (ended March 2017) triggered a massive turnaround plan. It has since recorded profits in the last three quarters, with a 22% increase in Q1, 192% increase in Q2 a...

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by itisi
Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH moving more A380s to MUC
Replies: 37
Views: 13917

Re: LH moving more A380s to MUC

I'll be taking the 380 from HKG to MUC and back in AUG

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by itisi
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Air Asia A320 Neo (Assumed engine fire) diversion
Replies: 15
Views: 4108

Re: Thai Air Asia A320 Neo (Assumed engine fire) diversion

imthedreamliner wrote:
Oh my God ! All NEO aircraft have to be grounded immediately


Classic from a fan of the Binliner :D

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by itisi
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why was the A380F a failure?
Replies: 96
Views: 17121

Re: Why was the A380F a failure?

Something that never happened can hardly be a failure .... Airbus cancelled the plane right, not FX and 5X cancelled their orders.

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