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by CarbonFibre
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group Introduces New Intra-Europe Seats
Replies: 36
Views: 6378

Re: LH Group Introduces New Intra-Europe Seats

They can't be any worse than the current squeaky, uncomfortable 4U offering.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium
Replies: 159
Views: 37441

Re: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium

The 8pm finish of the 2nd flight ruined it for me as it's too late to get over to BRU for the flight back to LHR.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux aviation - 2018
Replies: 73
Views: 7681

Re: BeNeLux aviation - 2018

KL are about to lease a Fokker 100 !

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737-800 BCF Conversion/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2567

Re: Boeing 737-800 BCF Conversion/Delivery Thread 2018

The first B738 BCF ferried Apr 15-16 VCV-EMA for Air Atlantic as reported by Skyliner.de. Details and mock-up of the aircraft (and new livery) https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/66283-swedens-west-atlantic-group-adds-maiden-b737-800bcf You'd think they were a German airline judging by the colo...

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Retrojet no more
Replies: 6
Views: 2143

Re: KLM Retrojet no more

KLM are 100 next year...

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying on an A340-500 today
Replies: 18
Views: 2569

Re: Flying on an A340-500 today

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... p-a340-500
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It'll be interesting to see what happens to the ex Turkish VIP example.

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... p-a340-500

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TUI Portugal to use ex SIA A380
Replies: 8
Views: 2006

Re: TUI Portugal to use ex SIA A380

How long have TUI had a Portuguese division?

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet in 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 6212

Re: EasyJet in 2018

G-RAJJ has been leased from Cello for the summer making it four 146s now op for EZY.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Strange 5th Freedom Routes
Replies: 32
Views: 2468

Re: Strange 5th Freedom Routes

HU EDI-DUB currently £850 one way!

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada begins MAX 8 service to LHR
Replies: 97
Views: 21958

Re: Air Canada begins MAX 8 service to LHR

LHR saw both the AC A319 & 7M8 yesterday.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 166
Views: 6753

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

My LX A340 ZRH-CDG has changed to an A321. Another trip down the pan...

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 16639

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

It's on there now. Changed from an A340 to an A321.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 16639

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

What's the reg for LX638 tomorrow? Nothing on ZRH site yet.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 16639

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

How many A340s will be allocated to the ZRH-CDG route?

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dep/Arr Airports you've flown with one letter difference
Replies: 49
Views: 1312

Re: Dep/Arr Airports you've flown with one letter difference

I expect someone on here has done LHR-LHE or visa versa.

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Not taking outbound flight voids the return?
Replies: 5
Views: 671

Not taking outbound flight voids the return?

On a day return does the inbound flight become void if the outbound isn't taken?

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Euro WideBodies 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3055

Re: Euro WideBodies 2018

Aigle Azur is ORY-OPO. I've just booked in J for £54. Where did you find this sweet deal? On their home-page it is not possible to select BusinessClass - only "Economy"... Looking fwd to a Trip report! HU A333 EDI-DUB 5th freedom from June. I can't find this flight in any GDS System I kno...

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Iberia A350 inaugural - enough time?
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Re: Iberia A350 inaugural - enough time?

Plenty of time. I did the same BA B789 out and back again with less than an hour in between.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB A350 first flight....July 20th to LHR
Replies: 8
Views: 2130

Re: IB A350 FIRST FLIGHT....JULY 20 to LHR

Why does a day return with IB work out £18 cheaper when booked with BA?

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Euro WideBodies 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3055

Re: Euro WideBodies 2018

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... july-2018/
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n729pa wrote:
Any news on the planned Iberia A350 flights MAD LHR rumoured for June to August at all?


20 July-31 Aug on the current A346 flight. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... july-2018/

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Airways
Replies: 18
Views: 3799

Italian Airways

Is there any more news on this outfit? Apparently they are trying to launch with 777s.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Euro WideBodies 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3055

Re: Euro WideBodies 2018

ZRH-CDG is LX638 most of April. I'm not sure about GVA off hand.

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aigle Azur to add A330s to its fleet
Replies: 13
Views: 3107

Aigle Azur 1st A330 & New Livery

French carrier Aigle Azur have received the first of two A330-200s. They plan to use them on European and African routes until September. http://skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=nav2&picid=10134 https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/277446/aigle-azur-outlines-a330-operation-in-...

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Euro WideBodies 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3055

Re: Euro WideBodies 2018

LX A343 ZRH-CDG & ZRH-GVA during April.

EW A343s enter service on 20th March.

HU A333 EDI-DUB 5th freedom from June.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news
Replies: 114
Views: 15124

Re: French routes news

Avanti Air F100 also being used on ORY-LDE.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France and HOP! summer leases?
Replies: 0
Views: 565

Air France and HOP! summer leases?

Any more news on the Fokker 100 & B1900D leases planned for the summer?

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 16639

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

What's this about Edelweiss using the CSeries during the summer?

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Mar 09, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 236
Views: 72667

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

The latest Azores 'Wonder' A321 is purple.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 166
Views: 6753

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

Planned:

LHR-BCN BA A320
BCN-VIE CA A332
VIE-TXL WDL B462
TXL-LHR 4U A319

LHR-HAM OK A319
HAM-LHR OK A319

LHR-CDG AF A319
CDG-LHR AF B789

STN-OPO FR B738
OPO-ORY ZI A332
CDG-LHR AF A318

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brussels Airlines to operate two A340 aircraft for Eurowings
Replies: 45
Views: 12093

Re: Updated: Brussels Airlines to operate two A340 aircraft for Eurowings

DUS-VIE delayed yet again. Now due to commence mid April.

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Euro WideBodies 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3055

Re: Euro WideBodies 2018

EW have delayed A340 introduction yet again. Now due to start mid-April...

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Past Operators and Destinations at LCY
Replies: 11
Views: 785

Re: Past Operators and Destinations at LCY

Saw an Austrian Fokker 70 there once. Presumably serving Vienna?

I also remember London City Airways DHC-7s flying to AMS, BRU & CDG.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 194
Views: 44367

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Air Malta to lease 1 A320neo from unknown lessor.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways to order 24 A321neo
Replies: 5
Views: 2068

Bamboo Airways to order 24 A321neo

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... 24-a321neo
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"Vietnamese conglomerate FLC Group has chosen the Airbus A321neo for Bamboo Airways' fleet requirements"

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... 24-a321neo

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks
Replies: 154
Views: 35893

Re: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks

From all the photos I've seen so far the 'blue' actually looks better in cloud and virtually black in bright sun.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Euro WideBodies 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3055

Re: Euro WideBodies 2018

Correction to the above. Aigle Azur is ORY-OPO. I've just booked in J for £54.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks
Replies: 154
Views: 35893

Re: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks

According to LH any aircraft requiring repaint from now until September will receive the old old scheme with yellow circle.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM E-Jets
Replies: 9
Views: 1907

Re: KLM E-Jets

What's the official designation for their 175s? Are they + models?

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Euro WideBodies 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3055

Re: Euro WideBodies 2018

Aigle Azur A332 ORY-LIS from April to June.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Wet-Leases Summer 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1518

Re: Lufthansa Wet-Leases Summer 2018

Amsterdam, Wroclaw & Zurich planned for the F100.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks
Replies: 154
Views: 35893

Re: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks

Apparently the 'new blue' won't debut until September. The A320 photos above have been over saturated.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA using Germania aircraft.
Replies: 13
Views: 2716

Re: BA using Germania aircraft.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... operation/
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And Titan A320s this summer...https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... operation/

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Home page mistakes
Replies: 2
Views: 684

Re: Home page mistakes

It disappeared for a few hours but now it's back.

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks
Replies: 154
Views: 35893

Re: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks

Bavd wrote:
So just to be sure,
Livery 1.0 was blue that looked like black, livery 2.0 is black that looks like blue?

Correct.

Old:
Image

New:
Image

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks
Replies: 154
Views: 35893

Re: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks

The first aircraft in the new livery 2.0 has left the paint shop.

Image

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Home page mistakes
Replies: 2
Views: 684

Home page mistakes

Why is the four year-old GOL livery listed as a news worthy photo on the front page?

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