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by thgsr08
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on AZ's 77W
Replies: 19
Views: 11937

Re: Update on AZ's 77W

Based on Airline Routes and the past flights, EI-WLA will be deployd on FCO-GRU/EZE routes and soon to JFK.
Config is C30W24Y328.

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by thgsr08
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1
Replies: 1025
Views: 176943

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

KarelXWB wrote:
Apparently it went to CNF.

Airbus A350 -941 48 PR-XTE Latam Brasil ferried 24nov17 DOH-CNF after lease to Qatar Airways ex A7-AMC


Quite often LATAM deliveries go to CNF to get some cabin work performed.


All JJ frames come to CNF first. (As well as O6, AD and G3).

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by thgsr08
Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 737 MAX 8 Inaugural
Replies: 74
Views: 12300

Re: AA 737 MAX 8 Inaugural

I think NEO's and MAX's are not about passengers experience, but they're better for the environment and it may be a little more silent and the cabin lights are nicer, nothing else.

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by thgsr08
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAR ends BCN Service in JAN 2018.
Replies: 4
Views: 665

AAR ends BCN Service in JAN 2018.

It seems that Level has taken one of a few routes that AAR has been flying into Europe Schedule AR1160 EZE2255 – 1535+1BCN 343 257 AR1161 BCN1820 – 0400+1EZE 343 136. Do you see any further changes on AAR in the future? I see bankrupcy! HAAHAH Source: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlinerout...

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by thgsr08
Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue/AZUL/TAP
Replies: 38
Views: 6542

Re: JetBlue/AZUL/TAP

I dont know how to compare Azul with JetBlue, but I Can do to TAP. Both charges you much more money than any other carrier does going to the same place. TP now charges EU200 on fuel fees. AD did the same but BR governament cut them out because its illegal under de Brazilian law, and to mantain the ...

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by thgsr08
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest A320 Flight
Replies: 24
Views: 18555

Re: Longest A320 Flight

Qatara340 wrote:

Actually, the last post before yours was from 13 years ago! lol Since then, a lot of flights made it longer. :)


Didn't check that! HAHAHAHAH

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by thgsr08
Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest A320 Flight
Replies: 24
Views: 18555

Re: Longest A320 Flight

Lol, you guys are talking about regular flights. 4/5hs is nothing. Countries like US, AUS, Brazil, Russia, fly routes like these regularly. Gulf Air flies Bahrein - CDG with an A320, 7h50. Wow Air flies TLV - KEF, onboard A321, 8h flight. MVD-PTY on a B738 takes about 7h30.

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by thgsr08
Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue/AZUL/TAP
Replies: 38
Views: 6542

Re: JetBlue/AZUL/TAP

I dont know how to compare Azul with JetBlue, but I Can do to TAP. Both charges you much more money than any other carrier does going to the same place. TP now charges EU200 on fuel fees. AD did the same but BR governament cut them out because its illegal under de Brazilian law, and to mantain the f...

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by thgsr08
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any chance for LAX to CHC?
Replies: 30
Views: 7320

Re: LAX to CHC

Convenience? Granted not every city pair can warrant s non stop service, wrong aircraft type was used and I’m guessing it didnt generate enough additional demand. The only convenience I see is for a few travelers, a few that wouldn't fill an A320, reason why they couldn't allocate an entire wide-bo...

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by thgsr08
Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any chance for LAX to CHC?
Replies: 30
Views: 7320

Re: LAX to CHC

The route makes no sense, as NZ tried and didnt work. What's the problem to stop for a few hours in AKL?

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by thgsr08
Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naming Specific Routes
Replies: 75
Views: 8069

Re: Naming Specific Routes

seat1a wrote:
SFODude wrote:
NZ's Coral route


Is this New Zealand to North America?

Also, I thought US-Australia was the Kangaroo Route, too?


Kangaroo route is only from Aussie to England.

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by thgsr08
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada new livery update
Replies: 88
Views: 17717

Re: First Air Canada 777 in the new livery is here

ojjunior wrote:
Still unsure about the RayBan style for the cockpit windows but i liked it...


I don't like it.

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by thgsr08
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman purchases 32% of Aigle Azur
Replies: 14
Views: 3166

Re: David Neeleman purchases 32% of Aigle Azur

This man has serious issues with colours, but its compensated with his clever moves.

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by thgsr08
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belo Horizonte/Pampulha to be reopened to large aircraft
Replies: 3
Views: 689

Re: PLU to be re-open do big aircrafts

Brazil largest metro areas SAO and RIO have a city airport for regional flights and an airport for longer flights. It was about time BHZ would too. But since PLU terminal is tiny, best is that the airport only have frequencies/routes only to CGH and SDU. Couldn't agree more. PLU should connect Belo...

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by thgsr08
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire the 77L
Replies: 96
Views: 22975

Re: Etihad to retire the 77L

The main question is: What's the reason to buy/lease this aircraft? Opportunity? - It must've been very cheap. For me, an airline to purchase any aircraft, it must do a lot of study and see the real demand otherwise it'll loose money an I'm seeing this happening - waste of $$$. A "brand new&quo...

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by thgsr08
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4639

Re: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018

Waiting for LIS & TLV approval!

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by thgsr08
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 63350

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

KarelXWB wrote:
thgsr08 wrote:
That's what I thought. A replacemente for 777-200/300 no ER versions or the old A332. Now I see. It fits perfectly.


Those aircraft already left the fleet.


yeap, I know. But some places served by EK are quite small for a 77W and as they dont have other option...

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by thgsr08
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai 737 MAX cabins
Replies: 43
Views: 6482

Re: FlyDubai 737 MAX cabins

Awesome! I liked the colours and the quality it appear to have.

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by thgsr08
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 63350

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

The 78K order fits perfectly into the gap left when Emirates scrapped their A350 order. They wanted a regional, throttle-push version which the original A350-1000 would have been. Basically an economical replacement for their 777-300A aircraft. Then Airbus boosted the specs for the A35K and Emirate...

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by thgsr08
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX-ADD Nonstop
Replies: 8
Views: 3036

Re: LAX-ADD Nonstop

Antarius wrote:
thgsr08 wrote:
Because it makes no sense. HAHAHA. What's the reason to have, for exemple, SCL-BLR if there's no demand.


Depends.. some genius government member may decide Air India needs to fly it and lo and behold, you'd have SCL-BLR. :rotfl:



HAHAHAHAHAHA only way.

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by thgsr08
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX-ADD Nonstop
Replies: 8
Views: 3036

Re: LAX-ADD Nonstop

Because it makes no sense. HAHAHA. What's the reason to have, for exemple, SCL-BLR if there's no demand.

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by thgsr08
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do some airlines order a round number of aircraft?
Replies: 18
Views: 7261

Re: Why do some airlines order a round number of aircraft?

Same reason it`s sold 20 cigarrets in a pack, 1000m is a kilometer or planes fly 1000 feets verticaly from each other. Actually, I don't know how to answer this question properly. It may be commom sense. Also, not 100% thrue. MH just ordered 8 787-9, Frontier has 63 A32N in order, JJ has 27 A350 fam...

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by thgsr08
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 63350

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

I don't think the 787-10 model is a good choice. It carries a bit more passanger than 787-9 with a lot less range and due to its low orders, I don't know, sounds bad. I'd rather go for a -9 model or A350-1000 or even the -900 version.

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by thgsr08
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested
Replies: 58
Views: 11896

Re: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested

Why would a visa even be a consideration for a transit passenger? AUS IMI requires a transit visa up to 72hs. More than this, Tourist visa must be applied. The only south america country freed to transit in/out AUS w/out a VISA is Chile. Chile, Uruguay and Argentina are already waved :). And Peru a...

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by thgsr08
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS A380 lost nose wheel on landing at KUL
Replies: 56
Views: 18375

Re: MAS A380 lost nose wheel on landing at KUL

OH MY GOD the dirtiest plane EVER. MH doesnt even fly them oftenly, why so dirty?

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by thgsr08
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't BA 'ONE WORLD' any of their 777s?
Replies: 5
Views: 1424

Re: Why doesn't BA 'ONE WORLD' any of their 777s?

Same reason there's no LATAM's 777, 787 or A350 painted on OW livery, or AV's 787 painted on SA livery or even DL 777 on ST.

No reason! HAHAHAH

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by thgsr08
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested
Replies: 58
Views: 11896

Re: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested

ItsMike wrote:

Why would a visa even be a consideration for a transit passenger?



AUS IMI requires a transit visa up to 72hs. More than this, Tourist visa must be applied. The only south america country freed to transit in/out AUS w/out a VISA is Chile.

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by thgsr08
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested
Replies: 58
Views: 11896

Re: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested

EZE-PER is probably just requesting for the sake of requesting http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=EZE-PER&MS=wls&MX=540x540&PM=* Visualization of all the route authority requested to point outside South America from Buenos AIres http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=EZE-BCN/CPT/CPH/HNL/IST/JNB/KBP/LHR/MAD...

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by thgsr08
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested
Replies: 58
Views: 11896

Re: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested

EZE-PER is probably just requesting for the sake of requesting http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=EZE-PER&MS=wls&MX=540x540&PM=* Visualization of all the route authority requested to point outside South America from Buenos AIres http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=EZE-BCN/CPT/CPH/HNL/IST/JNB/KBP/LHR/MAD...

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by thgsr08
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested
Replies: 58
Views: 11896

Re: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested

While LATAM is focused on GRU, SCL and LIM hubs for its ARG growth, GOL is connecting the dots beyond that. From EZE they operates to FLN, BPS, SSA, CNF, MCZ, AJU, REC, JPA, NAT, FOR and MAO, while from COR they fly to GIG and SSA (seasonal services to REC during summer too) and ROS-GIG daily and M...

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by thgsr08
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No AA/LATAM Service JFK-BOG?
Replies: 7
Views: 1104

Re: Why No AA/LATAM Service JFK-BOG?

GSP psgr wrote:
RAGAZZO777 wrote:
BOG is hardly a LATAM hub these days...


LATAM Serves 21 destinations throughout the Americas via BOG, so while it's no SCL or GRU, it's not nothing either.


LIM is a big HUB for LATAM as well. It flies 9x weekly LIM-JFK.

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by thgsr08
Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM intends to fly to TLV late 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2245

Re: LATAM intends to fly to TLV late 2018

My guess would be a 787-8. C30Y217 is enough to serve this route. Daily flights I dont think it worth it. Actually, as it was mentioned before, SCL-GRU-TLV is quite a surprise. But, if you think through, by 2018, LATAM group will have at least 8 A359, 26 787-8/-9, 8 77W, ~30 767, this is a big fleet...

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by thgsr08
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM intends to fly to TLV late 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2245

Re: LATAM intends to fly to TLV late 2018

The Brazilian press is reporting that LATAM announced its intentions in serving Tel Aviv late 2018. The flight would begin with 3 weekly flights from Santiago to Israel with a stop at São Paulo. Link to the article (in Portuguese): http://www.mercadoeeventos.com.br/noticias/aviacao/latam-pretende-v...

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by thgsr08
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM intends to fly to TLV late 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2245

Re: LATAM intends to fly to TLV late 2018

Great news! Another 787 flying from/to GRU. One more place to go using Multiplus!

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by thgsr08
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why long haul planes sit for a long time on ground...?
Replies: 37
Views: 7938

Re: Why long haul planes sit for a long time on ground...?

Well, passengers prefer to fly at night, so, airlines tend to follow the wishes hehee. But actually, because of time-zones, its hard to get people from point A to point B and connect from B to C. Eg. A passenger intend to fly from GRU to NRT with a connection in JFK. Because there's only 1h apart, i...

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by thgsr08
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana to be renamed Air Italy
Replies: 77
Views: 10889

Re: Meridiana to be renamed Air Italy

Better to fly on Air Italy than Meridiana. This name never made sense to me! HAHAHA

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by thgsr08
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM increases GRU-LHR service
Replies: 21
Views: 4059

Re: LATAM increases GRU-LHR service

Sorry but you are not entirely accurate. BA's product to GRU is poor. I use them about three times a year (plus at least once to GIG). Their aircrafts are old and the only thing premium is the price which, now that we are speaking in terms of both of them being on Oneworld, is now pretty close or s...

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by thgsr08
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM increases GRU-LHR service
Replies: 21
Views: 4059

Re: LATAM increases GRU-LHR service

They don't compete between themselves. They even sell tickets from each other on their websites. The difference is flying JJ is probably 1/3 cheaper than BA. Also, as a Premium airline, BA offers a much better service than JJ. The main reason it increased flights is the increase of passangers. JJ r...

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by thgsr08
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM increases GRU-LHR service
Replies: 21
Views: 4059

Re: LATAM increases GRU-LHR service

Don't know your sources but just quote GRU-LHR nonstop and you'll find less than USD 100 in current exchange rate between both. Considering the regretable Latam services i don't see any reason not to fly BA. I can't complain about JJ service. Actually, in Brazil, JJ is my favorite airline by far. I...

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by thgsr08
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM increases GRU-LHR service
Replies: 21
Views: 4059

Re: LATAM increases GRU-LHR service

They don't compete between themselves. They even sell tickets from each other on their websites. The difference is flying JJ is probably 1/3 cheaper than BA. Also, as a Premium airline, BA offers a much better service than JJ. The main reason it increased flights is the increase of passangers. JJ re...

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by thgsr08
Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB A350's with 348 seats
Replies: 28
Views: 9001

Re: IB A350's with 348 seats

Latam's A350 features 2 configs. C30Y318 and C30W63Y246.

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by thgsr08
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767-300ER Replacement for LATAM BRAZIL(JJ) Fleet
Replies: 15
Views: 2404

Re: 767-300ER Replacement for LATAM BRAZIL(JJ) Fleet

The A332 is way better in my opinion than the 763, but it seems to work just fine for them. They are also not the only airline operating newer 763 models, as Air Astana has a few new 763s. Rio de Janerio lost JJ flights to LHR, CDG, and FRA when the A332 was retired, which is kind of sad. Do we kno...

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by thgsr08
Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet to pay 40 million EUR for 25 A 320 of airberlin to start TXL operations
Replies: 49
Views: 13296

Re: EasyJet to pay 40 million EUR for 25 A 320 of airberlin to start TXL operations

Actually its weird how 2 "low cost" go bankrupt at the same time, talking about Monarch. Neither of them were really low-cost. Air Berlin has tried to profile itself as an LCC in the past, but many years ago they made the switch to becoming a full-service airline. That was way before they...

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by thgsr08
Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo
Replies: 95
Views: 18401

Re: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo

Awesome livery. Loved it, rare kind that you recognize the mean of the airline. Does anyone know the config?

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by thgsr08
Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas' 1st 737 MAX out of paint shop
Replies: 12
Views: 3231

Re: Aerolineas Argentinas' 1st 737 MAX out of paint shop

I actually don't like AR. No special reason, but wouldnt fly it.

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by thgsr08
Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: Airbus working on new Sharklets for A350
Replies: 124
Views: 35191

Re: Leeham: Airbus working on new Sharklets for A350

MoKa777 wrote:
I posted the following in this thread


2. How many seats are blocked on this flight?



I think none. SQ has a low density config on its A350 compared to other airlines.

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by thgsr08
Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet to pay 40 million EUR for 25 A 320 of airberlin to start TXL operations
Replies: 49
Views: 13296

Re: EasyJet to pay 40 million EUR for 25 A 320 of airberlin to start TXL operations

AB has also some brand new A321 that would perfect fit Easyjet. Actually its weird how 2 "low cost" go bankrupt at the same time, talking about Monarch.

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by thgsr08
Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybondi's first 737 unveiled
Replies: 16
Views: 4467

Re: Flybondi's first 737 unveiled

L0VE2FLY wrote:
Cool livery, is the airline named after Australia's Bondi beach?


I tought the same! HAHA

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