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by Mortyman
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 13
Views: 714

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

I for one would be very surprised if this will be the case ...

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by Mortyman
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DXB DUBAI Int Airport 20 YEARS AGO! (1998) (video)
Replies: 0
Views: 114

DXB DUBAI Int Airport 20 YEARS AGO! (1998) (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAj6oGT7P0U
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Wow , Things have certainly changed:

B727, B732, A319, A300, TU-154, 1011 Tristar, Dc-10 etc:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAj6oGT7P0U

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by Mortyman
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Pope held a marriage ceremony for flight crew aboard the pope plane
Replies: 1
Views: 366

The Pope held a marriage ceremony for flight crew aboard the pope plane

The Pope held a marriage ceremony for flight crew aboard the pope plane Pope Frans served two employees in the Latam Airlines airline on board the "Pope" plane on the way from Chile's capital Santiago to Iquique north of Chile, according to NTB. The couple married in a civil ceremony in 20...

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by Mortyman
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates signs a commitment for 36 additional A380's
Replies: 171
Views: 19105

Re: Emirates signs a commitment for 36 additional A380's

Great news ! So what are the chances that British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines put in an order for 10 new each ... ? None ?

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian switches engines on all Dreamliner aircraft
Replies: 63
Views: 21218

Re: Norwegian switches engines on all Dreamliner aircraft

Maybe the NOK issue is resolved... If not it was a digit to many, it is probably 340 Million NOK per aircraft; That is about EUR 34,5 Million per aircraft, cosidering the engines have a residual value for RR, this sounds plausible. The article has been uppdated: To NRK, communications manager Lasse...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS planning order for Scandinavian and European network
Replies: 39
Views: 8163

Re: SAS planning order for Scandinavian and European network

SAS chooses Airbus: Is in final negotiations for new airlcraft purchase E24 gets confirmed that Boeing is out of the dance. SAS is in final negotiations with Airbus about a giant aircraft order, but the purchase is dependant on SAS to reach the savings targets set in by the managment. In an interna...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't US have more holiday leisure airlines?
Replies: 129
Views: 9267

Re: Why doesn't US have more holiday leisure airlines?

Bit strange that there is no room for a charter airline in the US. Certainly many Americans that are going on cruise wich is also a package type of thing ...

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by Mortyman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM had to hand over departure slots at Schiphol to Norwegian
Replies: 11
Views: 4297

KLM had to hand over departure slots at Schiphol to Norwegian

KLM had to hand over departure slots at Schiphol to Norwegian The Norwegian airline launches long-haul routes from Amsterdam Schiphol this summer, at the expense of slots, departures belonging to the national airline KLM. It is the EU that has decided that the SkyTeam Alliance, which is almost supre...

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by Mortyman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concerns that DY is running out of cash reserves
Replies: 42
Views: 15026

Re: Concerns that DY is running out of cash reserves

by armchairceonr1: ( From closed thread ) Norwegian wealth funds have lots of money, but not in Norwegians shares. This Company have only one backer and it is Kjos. It is Norwegians death when his money or williness to finance this ponzi is over. Norwegian has several banks and investment funds sti...

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by Mortyman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian's short/long term financing opportunities
Replies: 8
Views: 606

Re: Norwegian's short/long term financing opportunities

We've already had a long discussion about this in a different thread, wich also included how Norwegian finance things. There is no need for a new thread and continue this endless discussion about the apparent "end" of Norwegian wichj some on this forum insists on. I like a moderator to cl...

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by Mortyman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian's short/long term financing opportunities
Replies: 8
Views: 606

Re: Norwegian's short/long term financing opportunities

We've already had a long discussion about this in a different thread, wich also included how Norwegian finance things. There is no need for a new thread and continue this endless discussion about the apparent "end" of Norwegian wichj some on this forum insists on. I like a moderator to clo...

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by Mortyman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Norwegian Boeing 787-9 with Spanish painter Joan Miró on the tail
Replies: 3
Views: 488

Next Norwegian Boeing 787-9 with Spanish painter Joan Miró on the tail

Next Norwegian Boeing 787-9 with Spanish painter Joan Miró on the tail and reg: G-CKOF The aircraft is seen her during it's first test run at Everett: https://www.hangar.no/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/4793537.jpg Picture by Daniel Gorun. https://www.hangar.no/ny-dreamliner-for-norwegian-med-spansk-ha...

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by Mortyman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Noregian fly to Brazil?
Replies: 15
Views: 1483

Re: Will Noregian fly to Brazil?

Those articles are from 2014 and 2016 and Norwegian haven't done so yet even though they have had the opportunity to do so but in the meantime we've seen IAG start Level now if Norwegian were serious about those intentions wouldn't they have seized the opportunity beforehand! Press releases are gen...

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by Mortyman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Noregian fly to Brazil?
Replies: 15
Views: 1483

Re: Will Noregian fly to Brazil?

They opened up bases in Spain as they saw an opportunity to enter the Spanish market not necessarily to be able to fly to Africa and South America, Brazil isn't a Spanish speaking country and Norwegian would be up against Level to Buenos Aires from BCN and there is nothing stopping them at present ...

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by Mortyman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Noregian fly to Brazil?
Replies: 15
Views: 1483

Re: Will Noregian fly to Brazil?

I thought that is why they originally opend up bases in Spain, to be able to fly longhaul to Africa and South America.

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by Mortyman
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 84530

Re: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal

Can we expect any new orders from other operators that already are operating the aircraft ?

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by Mortyman
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A380 as a Head of State Aircraft
Replies: 50
Views: 7569

Re: A380 as a Head of State Aircraft

Airbus just needs to design retractable wings on the thing first ... ;-)

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by Mortyman
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Argentina's first plane - PIC
Replies: 24
Views: 6421

Re: Norwegian Argentina's first plane - PIC

How about Eva Perón ?

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by Mortyman
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 70
Views: 3632

Re: F-35 news thread

Norway to Procure F-35, P-8 Aircraft From Lockheed, Boeing Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has said the country intends to buy additional F-35 jets from Lockheed Martin and P-8 maritime surveillance planes from Boeing, FOX Business reported Wednesday. The first three of the 52 ordered F-35 un...

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by Mortyman
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Argentina's first plane - PIC
Replies: 24
Views: 6421

Re: Norwegian Air Argentina will receive first 737-800 in January

dcajet wrote:
Mortyman wrote:

LV-HQH with tail art before the Argentine registration is covered for the delivery flight on Saturday as EI-FVO


Hey Mortyman, can this ferry flight date be confirmed?

Rds,


I got the info and photo from their Facebook page. So I don't know more spesifics

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by Mortyman
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Argentina's first plane - PIC
Replies: 24
Views: 6421

Re: Norwegian Air Argentina will receive first 737-800 in January

Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla will adorn the first Aircraft headed for the Norwegian Argentina Airlines: Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla ( March 11, 1921 – July 4, 1992) Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player, and arranger. His oeuvre revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tang...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian switches engines on all Dreamliner aircraft
Replies: 63
Views: 21218

Re: Norwegian switches engines on all Dreamliner aircraft

The Norwegian airline has made a u turn and decided to replace the engines in 21 Dreamliner aircraft. The billing bill ends with the supplier. The problem with the Boeing 787 dream plan will not end. Now it's the engine manufacturer Rolls Royce who has to blame because the Trent 1000 engine has pro...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian switches engines on all Dreamliner aircraft
Replies: 63
Views: 21218

Re: Norwegian switches engines on all Dreamliner aircraft

The article has been uppdated: To NRK, communications manager Lasse Sandaker-Nilsen says that the 13 Boeing 787-9 engines should be upgraded to a newer version of the Trent 1000 TEN (Trust, Efficiency and New Technology). - The company's 8 Boeing 787-8 aircraft will also receive upgraded Rolls Royce...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian switches engines on all Dreamliner aircraft
Replies: 63
Views: 21218

Norwegian switches engines on all Dreamliner aircraft

The Norwegian airline has made a u turn and decided to replace the engines in 21 Dreamliner aircraft. The billing bill ends with the supplier. The problem with the Boeing 787 dream plan will not end. Now it's the engine manufacturer Rolls Royce who has to blame because the Trent 1000 engine has prov...

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by Mortyman
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The things flight crews has to deal with ... ex US diplomat makes trouble onboard a plane in Norway
Replies: 1
Views: 1152

The things flight crews has to deal with ... ex US diplomat makes trouble onboard a plane in Norway

The return of American ex-diplomat was once again unsuccessful A former US diplomat, on Friday, was tried a forced return trip from Norway to the home country on Friday. Once again, the woman was able to make trouble so she had to be put off the plane. "My client is still imprisoned at Trandum ...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Soviet/Russian metal in 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 638

Re: Soviet/Russian metal in 2018

I've been in North Korea in October and I've talked about that with our tour guides about that. They told me, that only the Tu204 and the An-148 are on scheduled services. They were in fact quite good informed about aviation, they even told me, they sometimes have spotter groups coming to North Kor...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Danish JSF plans in trouble
Replies: 61
Views: 4045

Re: Danish JSF plans in trouble

By the way, and maybe a totally naive question: Why isn't a multinational training squadron established, where you basically pay per hour of aircraft and instructor use. I know, simplified, but you get the idea. Wouldn't that help to increase training efficiency and increase forward availablity of ...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 70
Views: 3632

Re: F-35 news thread

Lockheed Touts Non-Existent "Beast Mode" F-35 Configuration With 16 Air-To-Air Missiles Lockheed Martin has an interesting graphic displayed on their website showing the comparative max load-outs for stealth combat configuration and for non-stealth combat configuration—the latter of which...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Danish JSF plans in trouble
Replies: 61
Views: 4045

Re: Danish JSF plans in trouble

Have the Danes considered the cost of replacment aircraft and calculated the cost of that into their Budget ? By replacmenmt Aircraft I mean in case a Danish F-35 crashes or is written off. In Norway, the government has included the cost of 5 replacement aircraft during the lifespan of the F-35 flee...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Danish JSF plans in trouble
Replies: 61
Views: 4045

Re: Danish JSF plans in trouble

By the way, and maybe a totally naive question: Why isn't a multinational training squadron established, where you basically pay per hour of aircraft and instructor use. I know, simplified, but you get the idea. Wouldn't that help to increase training efficiency and increase forward availablity of ...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Danish JSF plans in trouble
Replies: 61
Views: 4045

Re: Danish JSF plans in trouble

WHO is complaining about having jets at Luke AFB to train with? Err, the taxpayers who are paying for the aircraft to defend the country and its interests? Upwards of a third of the fleet will be stuck 9000 km away from where they are needed. The article clearly says the decision on how many aircra...

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by Mortyman
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Danish JSF plans in trouble
Replies: 61
Views: 4045

Re: Danish JSF plans in trouble

Norway currently have 7 training aaircraft in the USA, but it will eventually go down to 4.

Norway is planning on buying 52, including the 4 that will be based in the USA. So far the Norwegian government has approved finance of 40 of them.

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by Mortyman
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 13372

Re: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018

Apparently Norwegian have learned from the past and have enough crew and aircraft in place to operate their schedule this year without the need for expensive (wet) leases. It certainly cost them dearly last year, around the $123 million dollar mark. I don’t think Norwegian is going anywhere anytime...

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by Mortyman
Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 13372

Re: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018

Norwegian also raised its forecasts for 2018 today after posting stronger than expected passenger figures for December 2017. They must be doing something right, the news sent the companies shares up 12% today: https://www.reuters.com/article/norwegian-air-outlook/passenger-figures-and-outlook-lift-...

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by Mortyman
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reports record high year-end traffic figures: Carried over 33 million passengers in 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Re: Norwegian reports record high year-end traffic figures: Carried over 33 million passengers in 2017

Someone83 wrote:
Up 20% at the Oslo Stock Exchange today


Indeed, the highest % increase for Norwegian ever.

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by Mortyman
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reports record high year-end traffic figures: Carried over 33 million passengers in 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Re: Norwegian reports record high year-end traffic figures: Carried over 33 million passengers in 2017

Increased ticket revenues by half a billion NOK. Norwegian continued its growth in December, but it is not as powerful as before. Thanks to stable margins, revenues also resulted in a solid boost. Norwegian reported its highest ever passenger figures in a single year with more than 33 million passe...

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by Mortyman
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reports record high year-end traffic figures: Carried over 33 million passengers in 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Norwegian reports record high year-end traffic figures: Carried over 33 million passengers in 2017

Norwegian reports record high year-end traffic figures: Carried over 33 million passengers in 2017 Passenger growth, more new aircraft and high load factors characterized 2017. The company carried more than 33.15 million passengers in 2017, 3.8 million more than the previous year. The company took d...

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by Mortyman
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28736

Re: Empty skies over BOS-EWR-JFK

SIA going to SWF and Norwegian into ALB is piss poor planning by the airlines and/or incompetent captains. During a major snow storm, you want to divert to an airport that can handle both the aircraft and the people especially if the flight crew times out waiting for the weather to clear. SWF and A...

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by Mortyman
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "2017 was a crap year": Now hundreds of pilots are in line to work for Norwegian
Replies: 5
Views: 2787

Re: "2017 was a crap year": Now hundreds of pilots are in line to work for Norwegian

zeke wrote:
A waiting list of just 200 pilots is not something I would be boasting about.


When it's 200 that they don't have posiion for now, it is. Also apparently it is not including pilots for Argentina operations. They have hired over 500 pilots in a year. Not bad.

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by Mortyman
Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "2017 was a crap year": Now hundreds of pilots are in line to work for Norwegian
Replies: 5
Views: 2787

Re: "2017 was a crap year": Now hundreds of pilots are in line to work for Norwegian

During 2018, Norwegian will receave 11 new Dreamliner aircraft from Boeing, thereby further increasing its long-distance investment. In addition to this, Norwegian will receive twelve Boeing 737 Max 8 and two Boeing 737-800. Bjørn Kjos said during Thursday's presentation that Norwegian will invest ...

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by Mortyman
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "2017 was a crap year": Now hundreds of pilots are in line to work for Norwegian
Replies: 5
Views: 2787

"2017 was a crap year": Now hundreds of pilots are in line to work for Norwegian

Norwegian hired over 500 New pilots last year, including around 200 from Ryanair. The Norwegian ceo expects to have enough pilots this year and that the airline won't be in trouble pilotwise as they were in 2017. "We actually have a waiting list of 200 pilots who want to enter Norwegian, which ...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 13372

Re: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018

Well, back in early september last year, I beleave it was 4 th of September, - O'Leary of Ryanair claimed that Norwegian would fold in 4-5 months ... Well the months has past and Norwegian is still in the air ...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 13372

Re: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018

They finance aircraft like many other airlines through various financial tools and support throgh, the US Ex-Im Bank, European Export Credit Agencies. and EETC (Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates) and also sales and leaseback.

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: POTUS: I Raised The Bar For Our Nation’s Aviation Safety
Replies: 4
Views: 869

Re: POTUS: I Raised The Bar For Our Nation’s Aviation Safety

There is already a thread on this in the non aviation forum.

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 13372

Re: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018

By end 2018, Norwegian will have 32 Boeing 787's ...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 13372

Re: PRESS RELEASE: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018

Well then I guess the legacy carriers will have to start charging for food on longhaul flights the way DY does, and fire their senior flight attendants in favor of a young inexperienced and low paid Norwegian/Air Canada Rouge style cabin crew. . You pay for food on all airlines, it's just that on r...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Argentina will receive first 737-800 in January
Replies: 71
Views: 9399

Re: Norwegian Air Argentina will receive first 737-800 in January

The deal between Russia and the Scandinavian countries are from the 1950's and only allows for one airline from each country to fly over Siberia / Russia. The Russians regard SAS as the one airline collectivly for Norway, Sweden and Denmark. The Norwegian government and the Russian together With Nor...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Argentina will receive first 737-800 in January
Replies: 71
Views: 9399

Re: Norwegian Air Argentina will receive first 737-800 in January

dcajet wrote:
a350lover wrote:
If I am not mistaken, the issue has been solved now.


No it has not.

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by Mortyman
Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no Cubana de Aviación flights from Havana to Varadero ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1229

Why no Cubana de Aviación flights from Havana to Varadero ?

Why no Cubana de Aviación flights from Havana to Varadero ? Considering it's the second largest airport on Cuba, it seems like you cant fly from Havana to Varadero ... Yet alot of international flights to this airport. In fact you can fly to Canada With Cubana de Aviación and then to Varadero With t...

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