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by itisi
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 156
Views: 35453

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

Friend will be on it, on his way to SIN now.

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by itisi
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: ET stops to accept deliveries for A350's and ordering 12 more B787 instead
Replies: 50
Views: 17266

Re: Rumour: ET stops to accept deliveries for A350's and ordering 12 more B787 instead

Maybe it’s becuase there are no A350’s currently due for them? Last one was 205 and the next one is 259!

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by itisi
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC dies at PLW after tower collapses
Replies: 4
Views: 2069

Re: ATC dies at PLW after tower collapses

Very sad.....

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by itisi
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways axes entire Hong Kong crew ahead of closure of base in city next month in Oct
Replies: 154
Views: 24509

Re: British Airways axes entire Hong Kong crew ahead of closure of base in city next month in Oct

Just taking advantage of crew overseas. They know if they start to fire those in the UK it will get ugly...

As for the 7 days, that’s disgusting. However it must have been in the contract.

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by itisi
Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium to end flights to Hong Kong
Replies: 37
Views: 8553

Re: Air Belgium to end flights to Hong Kong

Sadly this was never going to work. Happy I got two of their planes!!

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by itisi
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 produced heading to a Museum
Replies: 85
Views: 13749

Re: First 777 produced heading to a Museum

iahcsr wrote:
Wonder if CX gets the engines and some other internal components back as spares?


From what I understand the engines from HNL go to an ex EK 773 joining CX, 5 x 772 out. 5 x 773 in.

The first entered service on Tuesday, B-HNS.

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by itisi
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal
Replies: 52
Views: 8339

Re: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal

ual763 wrote:
That’s what you get in a Communist state. Neglecting safety, my ass.


Got to love a great uneducated comment :banghead:

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by itisi
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 produced heading to a Museum
Replies: 85
Views: 13749

Re: First 777 produced heading to a Museum

I see she got up to her maximum altitude of 43,000 feet on her last flight. Very nice!

Already seen the video oh her being towed across the road to the museum.

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by itisi
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1445
Views: 508963

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Saw RP-C3504 flying over VHHH earlier today on her delivery flight.

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by itisi
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Mangkhut impact on aviation
Replies: 86
Views: 8369

Re: Typhoon Mangkhut impact on aviation

I have posted a few videos on Twitter if you want to look: @simonstorvik I was expecting armageddon but looks like a normal wet and windy day in HKG to me. Edit : https://hk.news.appledaily.com/breaking/realtime/article/20180916/58687997 That's a bit more serious. :shock: Glad you updated your comm...

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by itisi
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Mangkhut impact on aviation
Replies: 86
Views: 8369

Re: Typhoon Mangkhut impact on aviation

It's very very bad, the worst I've seen in my 30+ years here. Crazy winds and rain.

It's not even reaches the closet point yet!!!

As for SQ... they have shown numerous times that they don't follow the "rules" and do things their own way.......

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by itisi
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Mangkhut impact on aviation
Replies: 86
Views: 8369

Re: Typhoon Mangkhut impact on aviation

HX seem to have cancelled most flights and UO show as delayed to the 17th. AI, VS, UB, LQ, AY, LH, OS, SQ, AC, EY, LY, 9C, QF already showing as cancelled.

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by itisi
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Mangkhut impact on aviation
Replies: 86
Views: 8369

Re: Typhoon Mangkhut impact on aviation

Interesting, due to fly to Singapore on Wednesday--should be ok. The last big storm knocked out a lot of the windows of the skyscrapers and apartments across Hong Kong. Nope... Macau had a few buildings that had windows blown out but not across the city. For Hong Kong, no... in the 30 or so years I...

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by itisi
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Mangkhut impact on aviation
Replies: 86
Views: 8369

Re: Typhoon Mangkhut impact on aviation

As normal all focus on the storm near the US.... but yes this is a very stron and very large storm. Maximum gusts of 180kts.

Let's see what happens in the coming days. Right now it's due to pass just south of Hong Kong but I expect serious delays in southern Taiwan, Philippines and southern China.

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by itisi
Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger
Replies: 63
Views: 12611

Re: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger

Maybe he had a medical condition?

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by itisi
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 107
Views: 16552

Re: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread

Loved the new scheme from the first photos. Last month I got to see the CRJ and A350... looks great.

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by itisi
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India lands on runway-under-construction in Male (Maldives)
Replies: 29
Views: 6285

Re: Air India lands on runway-under-construction in Male (Maldives)

Someone is in trouble .... no comments on this post?!?!?

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by itisi
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, KIX currently closed and underwater
Replies: 152
Views: 22461

Re: Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) underwater due to storm surge with bridge destroyed

The bridge is damaged, not destroyed. As for the airport not all is underwear and it was only the storm surge so it should dry quick. As for water in the buildings..... that's not good!

No road or rail link.... that's also going to be a problem.

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by itisi
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, KIX currently closed and underwater
Replies: 152
Views: 22461

Re: Typhoon Jebi heading to Japan, Any reported disruptions?

Note: This is an aviation forum. Please try to keep discussion related to aviation. Of course storm strength and track are part of that. We are talking about the effect the storm will have on aviation in Japan.... surely that's aviation related. I would expect serious delays in Osaka seeing the eye...

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by itisi
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 140
Views: 29066

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly

Excellent. A trip to Narita will be needed in 19'

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qf789 wrote:
Rear fuselage for Virgin Atlantic's first A350-1000

Image

https://twitter.com/Tobias_Gudat/status ... 3092691968


Will they get this before 071?

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by itisi
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't AF fly the A380 to HKG?
Replies: 15
Views: 2271

Re: Why doesn't AF fly the A380 to HKG?

LH fly the A346 to HKG, why doesn't VS??
NH are getting the A380, why not JL?

Different airlines different thinking. Can't all be the same.

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by itisi
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: CZ 77W to go 3-4-3 in Y
Replies: 26
Views: 4394

Re: Rumour: CZ 77W to go 3-4-3 in Y

Lovely...... I'll avoid any airline doing this for as long as I can. A380's for me!

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by itisi
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A United 747-400 has been sold!
Replies: 4
Views: 1685

Re: A United 747-400 has been sold!

I think you'll find this was posted last week.

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by itisi
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31
Replies: 259
Views: 48413

Re: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31

It says some distance from the airport, others have mentioned approx 10km from the airport ........ so it must have taken off!! Can't abort take off and get 10km off the end of the runway.

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by itisi
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City Update: Confirms HKG-SEA
Replies: 193
Views: 23483

Re: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City

They have already hauled freight out of DFW. First time I saw an aircraft with LED wingtip strobes was when I was driving past DFW's Runway 18R and I stopped and watched. Turns out it was a Cathay Airbus A340 landing. Now it seems LED lighting is standard on Airbus's Close, but no. What you saw was...

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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: 36
Views: 12283

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: 91
Views: 26684

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: 193
Views: 23483

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: 193
Views: 23483

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: 90
Views: 9343

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: 1445
Views: 508963

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: 9084

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: 21421

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: 10894

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: 2242

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: 34
Views: 6162

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: 9669

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: 2285

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: 7761

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: 30952

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: 1445
Views: 508963

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: 1445
Views: 508963

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: 3750

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: 1445
Views: 508963

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: 1445
Views: 508963

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: 1555

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: 16753

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: 16753

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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