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by Jayafe
Sat May 26, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350? Possibly United? Any ideas?
Replies: 80
Views: 10121

Re: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350? Possibly United. Airline tbc Monday. Any ideas?

Mortyman wrote:
...I am however thinking it is Eurowings


It would interesting such a change in Eurowings, shortly after Air Italy presented its copy-paste. Coordinated action then, or just coincidence?

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by Jayafe
Fri May 25, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 721
Views: 98481

Re: A400M Update

Given that Congress is largely funded by US corporations and the current amount of jingoism I don't see a program getting the green light without it being a largely US designed and developed product. Agree, if the A400M was invented and build in Marietta Georgia or Long Beach, DoD would have jumped...

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by Jayafe
Fri May 25, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger
Replies: 76
Views: 8260

Re: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger

One more example for Platinum customer support from US3. If this is confirmed, the person who took that decision should not be allowed to fly anything larger than a Cessna. Passenger treatment in unacceptable, countless examples all around. - unscheduled landing fee, "heavy" plane - fuel d...

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by Jayafe
Thu May 24, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What price comfort?
Replies: 35
Views: 2041

Re: What price comfort?

...Some carriers bundle extra legroom/boarding priority/a checked bag. The size of those extra legroom cabins is a pretty small fraction of now 'regular' coach. That shows you passengers' willingness to pay for more space. Welcome to the free market, USA. People get what they're willing to pay for....

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by Jayafe
Thu May 24, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 933
Views: 36959

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Trump embarrassing himself (and his country) once again, while the rest of the world laughs: Trump cancels North Korea nuclear summit https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/may/24/trump-cancels-north-korea-nuclear-summit As usual, loud words (but short sentences) and no facts, nothing happens, eve...

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by Jayafe
Thu May 24, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is DL investing money in 20+ year old A320’s
Replies: 112
Views: 14170

Re: Why is DL investing money in 20+ year old A320’s

airboeingbus wrote:
...This seems a bit wasteful when there surely can’t be much life left in that airframe?...


UA and DL seem to disagree. Plenty of variable involves apart from pure age of the frame. Getting new planes every 15 years for no reason than saying so makes much less sense.

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by Jayafe
Thu May 24, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Gives Final Approval to 777X Folding Wings
Replies: 107
Views: 11304

Re: FAA Gives Final Approval to 777X Folding Wings

Boeing tried to offer it decades ago on the initial 777s and nobody bit. Now it’s a forced feature and yet another thing that can break. Still almost no one is buying it, and the ones they did are thinking of/trying to cancel them. Still hope this bug never becomes massive. Just wondering, how like...

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by Jayafe
Wed May 23, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TX official blames shooting on too many exits/entr
Replies: 37
Views: 1205

Re: TX official blames shooting on too many exits/entr

...Its not going to stop as long as there are sick people with access to guns. As I have said, one simple law that would help with this (not stop it, it is a known fact that laws do not stop lawless acts) is to connect the weapon that committed the crime to the person that owns it. People must be r...

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by Jayafe
Wed May 23, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?
Replies: 35
Views: 1548

Re: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?

his flight departed from the EU, so it is applicable. It didn't , hence the outcome ;) Ummm The flight was FRA-AUH-KTM, I am pretty sure Frankfurt is in Germany and Germany is in the EU. Best regards Thomas Are you assuming we are the same person or were in the same flight? :crackup:

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by Jayafe
Wed May 23, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vistara may transition from Airbus to Boeing fleet
Replies: 35
Views: 7005

Re: Vistara may transition from Airbus to Boeing fleet

Strato2 wrote:
Another predatory pricing deal for Boeing?


Indeed. They call it business as usual, why even bother to pretend they don't do it?. At least they are not suing anyone yet meanwhile...

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by Jayafe
Wed May 23, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TX official blames shooting on too many exits/entr
Replies: 37
Views: 1205

Re: TX official blames shooting on too many exits/entr

CCGPV wrote:
...Its not going to stop as long as there are sick people with access to guns.



Its not going to stop as long as there are people with access to guns.

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by Jayafe
Wed May 23, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could UK Government get a 787 / A350 ?
Replies: 63
Views: 5675

Re: Could UK Government get a 787 / A350 ?

With Boris involved, one can only expect comedy in the thread :D

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by Jayafe
Wed May 23, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?
Replies: 35
Views: 1548

Re: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?

tommy1808 wrote:
Jayafe wrote:
I tried with EY before, but as said above this regulation doesnt apply. Got a good x0.000 miles though.


his flight departed from the EU, so it is applicable.


It didn't , hence the outcome ;)

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by Jayafe
Wed May 23, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?
Replies: 35
Views: 1548

Re: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?

...Currently I have a similar situation with Etihad. But this time I won't argue with them for anything. I've sent the letter, put in a deadline and if I don't see a payment one day after deadline, I'll go straight to my lawyer again. I tried with EY before, but as said above this regulation doesnt...

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by Jayafe
Wed May 23, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could UK Government get a 787 / A350 ?
Replies: 63
Views: 5675

Re: Could UK Government get a 787 / A350 ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garden_Bridge
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-24895965

How long before this guy is sacked and sent back to the nearest pub?
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jeffrey0032j wrote:
Why not an A380, its GREAT Britain anyway.


And will look amazing when flying over Garden Bridge before landing in Boris' Island:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garden_Bridge
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-24895965

How long before this guy is sacked and sent back to the nearest pub?

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by Jayafe
Wed May 23, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 86
Views: 4717

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

The latest example of major change in world order was UK moving from the main world power to 3-6 position. This was a process taking from the 1930s and we still have not seen the end of it.... I think you are skipping the raise, fall and re raise of that tiny economy called Germany. Also underminin...

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by Jayafe
Tue May 22, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?
Replies: 35
Views: 1548

Re: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?

Initially our credit card company issued us a credit for the segment that was canceled but reverse the credit after the Carrier objected. To this day that Carrier continued to ignore all of our letters and phone calls. Just sue. Or hire one of the thousands of firms that offer their full service in...

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by Jayafe
Tue May 22, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TX official blames shooting on too many exits/entr
Replies: 37
Views: 1205

Re: TX official blames shooting on too many exits/entr

MrHMSH wrote:
I propose we give EVERYONE guns. It's the only way to keep people safe, as demonstrated by the evidence.


Agree. Let's allow Darwin to do his job.

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by Jayafe
Tue May 22, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?
Replies: 66
Views: 7993

Re: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?

A blown tire leading to a catastrophic explosion is a design flaw. That's oversimplifying the chain of events that come with every accident. And not necessarily true, by the way. This accident would not have happened at LHR, or to BA. The aircraft was overweight, the runway was not inspected, and I...

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by Jayafe
Tue May 22, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK to go double daily EWR
Replies: 24
Views: 3743

Re: EK to go double daily EWR

Delta crying to the press in 3, 2, 1....

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by Jayafe
Tue May 22, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 86
Views: 4717

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

The "League of Nations" did not fail, the US left. Good enough, it will have a reality check when it finds itself isolated and powerless.

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by Jayafe
Tue May 22, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 143
Views: 27465

Re: Emirates Pilot Shortage

BrooklyBOMgal wrote:
How things have changed at A.net. 10 years ago u mention anything bad about EK, you would get a warning from the Mods.


Now you can pee on EK/EM3/Airbus/Europe and the crowd will clap. People....

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by Jayafe
Mon May 21, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TX official blames shooting on too many exits/entr
Replies: 37
Views: 1205

Re: TX official blames shooting on too many exits/entr

Actually I have been saying that exact thing. There should only be one way in and out of a school and have security and maybe metal detectors and X ray machines like at courthouses and the other doors can open from the inside in case of emergency but should have an alarm and state only for emergenc...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 21, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "god" a myth?
Replies: 208
Views: 6222

Re: Is "god" a myth?

Why believe anything that science tells you when you have been lied to about things since elementary school. Not a mistake but purposely lied to. Nothing that deals with God, creation but everyday celestial mechanics. The moon is a satellite of earth when it isn't. You learn this in astrophysics or...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 21, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 76
Views: 9566

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

As Eddie said, AM is denouncing "unfair competition" due to Emirates receiving "subsidies" Sorry, only in Spanish https://expansion.mx/empresas/2018/05/16/aeromexico-suspende-plan-de-volar-a-barcelona-por-competencia-inequitativa Sounds like it was written in ATL. Next week, AM ...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 21, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 86
Views: 4717

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-44200621 Looks like US are looking to make it as difficult as possible. At this stage any sale is a bonus wouldn’t be counting anything as a firm This is just Trump shouting in an empty room. They don’t have the power, influence or balls. Nothing will happe...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 21, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Folding 777 Wingtips
Replies: 57
Views: 11936

Re: Folding 777 Wingtips

People are overcomplicating this system, it's pretty much just the aerodynamically shaped raked wingtip that folds up. There are no flight controls or fuel systems in this part of the wing, just wiring for wing tip lights and maybe anti-ice ducts. Maybe? I think you are oversimplifying the system w...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 21, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 143
Views: 27465

Re: Emirates Pilot Shortage

So is anyone going through the latest accidents on long haul flights and showing where 3 versus 4 crew played a factor in the accident? What you suggest is finding something that is unquantifiable. They're running an airline on hope and coffee. Something's eventually going to give. And even though ...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 21, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 to Athens
Replies: 30
Views: 6868

Re: Emirates A380 to Athens

CRJ900 wrote:
Will they send the 615-seat A388 to ATH?


It seems it will be the 3-class configuration, so no.

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by Jayafe
Mon May 21, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FA attention question
Replies: 43
Views: 4267

Re: FA attention question

Chemist wrote:
During takeoff?


Were you expecting him/her to fly the plane?

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by Jayafe
Mon May 21, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair - Results Financial Year 2017-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1386

Re: Ryanair - Results Financial Year 2017-2018

No surprises, not sure what they expected, but there is always one more penny to be squeezed.... Ryanair: rising number of bags at gate may prompt review of rules The Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary, has said the airline may have to review its new luggage policy if large numbers of passenge...

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by Jayafe
Sat May 19, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 143
Views: 27465

Re: Emirates Pilot Shortage

okie73 wrote:
Varsity1 wrote:
Everything over 12 hours in the US has 4 pilots. A captain and 3 F/O's. European and S. American carriers use this same standard....


Some US airlines use 2 captains and 2 FOs for flights greater than 12 hours.


How you dare to come with facts to a topic made to harass and blame a ME airline?

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by Jayafe
Sat May 19, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 86
Views: 4717

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

Well then we will pay for it. Enjoy it. This is what so many of you always wanted. The Europeans have never respected the USA in my lifetime. Its criticism 24/7. Respect is to be earned, not deserved. Childish attitudes like this one is what make you what you are and look like. And more down the ro...

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by Jayafe
Fri May 18, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 86
Views: 4717

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

seb146 wrote:
...I would bet it is not a legitimate country who uses nukes again... There are enough desperate and rogue nations out there willing to get money at any costs.


You mean the terrorist organisation also known as israel?

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by Jayafe
Thu May 17, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 86
Views: 4717

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

...so it wouldn't make much sense and there certainly wouldn't be any gain from retaliating againstU.S. banks.. The U.S. is dominant in global investment banking, EU investments in the U.S. are larger than their investments in all of Asia combined, and the EU and US are responsible for half of glob...

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by Jayafe
Thu May 17, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AIr Europa will increase flights to COR & ASU to daily
Replies: 7
Views: 997

Re: AIr Europa will increase flights to COR & ASU to daily

ahj2000 wrote:
IB is missing out...


That's what happens when you are too conservative and order too few planes....

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies
Replies: 80
Views: 7591

Re: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies

Boeing needs to just shutdown and liquidate all their assets at this point, they have become a political machine instead of an aerospace manufacturer. 100% :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: Much of the commentary shows a complete ignorance of the subject or just intellectual dishonesty. Aka "...

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 250
Views: 60683

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Its winglets still look quite horrible in the distance, just aesthetic I know, but still. In your opinion ... Indeed, IMHO. Looks like the A330-800neo will most likely be cancelled due to the fact that HA was the only customer to order it and then switched it to Boeing 787-9s Looks like according t...

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 21880

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

evank516 wrote:
Okay Delta, put your money where your mouth is and walk the walk.


And get a top up bunch of A359s to support the move :crossfingers:

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 250
Views: 60683

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Its winglets still look quite horrible in the distance, just aesthetic I know, but still.

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies
Replies: 80
Views: 7591

Re: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies

seahawk wrote:
Nice chance to impose import tariffs on Airbus now. Trump should not let it pass.


Starting a tariff war that would smash Boeing as counter effect would be nice indeed.

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?
Replies: 71
Views: 11044

Re: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?

I am not sure if this has already been discussed. I was viewing the Wikipedia page of Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport and I noticed that neither Emirates, Etihad nor Qatar Airways serve Tel Aviv. Also, the airport does not have any flights to AUH, DOH or DXB. Does someone know why? Because it's not a c...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 14, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways' 787. Missed Opportunity?
Replies: 19
Views: 5261

Re: British Airways' 787. Missed Opportunity?

chrisnh wrote:
Yes...’Just’...years after everyone else did. :roll:


I'd say it means EK is less wrong than others

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by Jayafe
Mon May 14, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the A350 so expensive?
Replies: 142
Views: 25224

Re: Why is the A350 so expensive?

...however it is also no secret that it has lost a number of campaigns to the 787 simply because airlines find its list price too high. Wrong, A350s don't compete with 787s, they'll lose where their features are not needed, not because it's expensive. It actually competes with the 777 family, and i...

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by Jayafe
Sun May 13, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines A333 knocks tail off Turkish Airlines A321 at IST
Replies: 111
Views: 23111

Re: Asiana Airlines A333 knocks tail off Turkish Airlines A321 at IST

MileHFL400 wrote:
is that a write off?


Nope

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by Jayafe
Sun May 13, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 149
Views: 28300

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

Captain77W wrote:
Pakistan’s supereme court orders PIA to stop painting aircraft in the new livery during a trial on PIA for mishandling balilout money


An excuse as good as any other to go back to the drawing board...

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by Jayafe
Sat May 12, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 327
Views: 47150

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Short haul 737s to Ryanair , Norwegian brand possibly retained Can't even imagine MOL controlling himself enough to allow missing the opportunity to wipe the floor with DY's brand. 787s to BA , IB and Level Not happening with IB at all. Happening maybe with Level (showed interest in the past) as th...

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by Jayafe
Fri May 11, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: C-Series Range Question
Replies: 27
Views: 4684

Re: C-Series Range Question

You can use the C series of course, but you are probably going to be leaving money on the table. Low cost tests (compared to other options) on heavy J configurations could be an option. No one thought about ANA (or any other) would be flying no-dense A380 configurations to hawaii, and there they go...

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by Jayafe
Fri May 11, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: C-Series Range Question
Replies: 27
Views: 4684

Re: C-Series Range Question

VV wrote:
By the way, why on earth would an airline fly US west coast to Hawaii using the C Series?


For the same reason that there already is an airline flying LCY-JFK (A318 and potentially CSeries): because of money.

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