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by Mortyman
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian
Replies: 37
Views: 5201

Re: Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian

Kjos recently said: “If the owners want to sell I will not stop it,” he said in Brussels. “I will listen carefully to the other shareholders. I just think it’s too early because we have not started harvesting yet.” I never know what is going on here. Do they want to sell? Don't they? Do they want t...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Belgian F-16 Replacement RFI To Be Issued Soon
Replies: 131
Views: 21072

Re: Belgian F-16 Replacement RFI To Be Issued Soon

Appears that Belgium are going to go down the rabbit hole of evaluating the life extension of the F-16 fleet. They will also now review the French Rafale bid in more detail. Announcement is now expected in mid October. In Major Reversal, Belgian PM Delays Fighter Decision, Will Thoroughly Evaluate ...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian
Replies: 37
Views: 5201

Re: Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian

it's still very fascinating that DY didn't really touch LHGroup home markets DE/CH/AT/BE (especially on longhaul) and yet there is this idea of take-over. kinda like "buy them before they come" the fleetmix would be quite amazing as well since DY is all Boeing and EW almost all Airbus :) ...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian
Replies: 37
Views: 5201

Re: Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian

The largest airlines in Europe ... and Norwegian and SAS. Company: RYANAIR Headquarters: Ireland Stock value in millions of NOK: 173 838 Company: IAG Headquarters: United Kingdom Stock value in millions of NOK: 156 634 Company: LUFTHANSA GROUP Headquarters: Germany Stock value in millions of NOK: 10...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian
Replies: 37
Views: 5201

Re: Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian

it's still very fascinating that DY didn't really touch LHGroup home markets DE/CH/AT/BE (especially on longhaul) and yet there is this idea of take-over. kinda like "buy them before they come" the fleetmix would be quite amazing as well since DY is all Boeing and EW almost all Airbus :) ...

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by Mortyman
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian
Replies: 37
Views: 5201

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Lufthansa considering bid on Norwegian Lufthansa is currently considering a possible acquisition of Norwegian, reports the German newspaper Süddeutsche. The Norwegian share rises nine percent on the stock exchange. The German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung writes that German Luft...

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by Mortyman
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Boeing Pelican ULTRA
Replies: 1
Views: 550

The Boeing Pelican ULTRA

Anything new on the The Boeing Pelican ULTRA ground effect fixed-wing aircraft or is it a totally abandoned project ?

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by Mortyman
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 623
Views: 76196

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Nami wrote:
aviationlover7 wrote:
Is SK's ARN-LAX also moving to CPH?

According to this story (behind easily bypassable paywall) there are no plans for such a move but they leave the opportunity open.


So is CPH gonna take over all long haul ?

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by Mortyman
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 379
Views: 25443

Re: F-35 news thread

An interview with the Chief of the Air Staff for Denmark. All the questions asked of him are at the link but some good info on how and when Denmark plan to introduce the F-35. Denmark’s air chief on standing up the F-35 and dealing with Russia Denmark’s government announced its intent to buy 27 F-3...

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by Mortyman
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continued enlargement of OSL underway
Replies: 11
Views: 1312

Re: Continued enlargement of OSL underway

Hainan Airlines is apparently also interested in flying to OSL

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by Mortyman
Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continued enlargement of OSL underway
Replies: 11
Views: 1312

Re: Continued enlargement of OSL underway

Wonder what new airlines that wants to fly to OSL. I have heard rumours of a US based one, but have no spesifics.

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by Mortyman
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continued enlargement of OSL underway
Replies: 11
Views: 1312

Re: Continued enlargement of OSL underway

Avinor decided on Thursday to approve an extension of Oslo Airport. Now the airport is being rebuilt to take away traffic growth outside the Schengen area. Among other things, there will be room for a new lounge after passport control, and the extension should accommodate 8 million travelers, from ...

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by Mortyman
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continued enlargement of OSL underway
Replies: 11
Views: 1312

Re: Continued enlargement of OSL underway

I assume that when they write space for larger Aircraft they are talking about the Airbus 380 ?

Now, if only they could get the third runway approved ...

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by Mortyman
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 623
Views: 76196

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1396647
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Oykie wrote:
Avinor has approved a 3,3 billion NOK investment to OSL. They will expand the out of schengen area. Wonder what else, and if they will add pre clearance facility to the U.S.?


Already a thread on this here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1396647

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by Mortyman
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Norwegian CF-104D Starfighter LN-STF at Leeuwarden Air Base
Replies: 4
Views: 599

Norwegian CF-104D Starfighter LN-STF at Leeuwarden Air Base

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzzJz_MQuu4

The only flying Starfighter in Europe currently

This is an aircraft that Norwegian volounteers have worked on for several years to get back in the air from Storage. Not an easy task. ..
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Norwegian CF-104D Starfighter LN-STF at Leeuwarden Air Base

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzzJz_MQuu4

The only flying Starfighter in Europe currently

This is an aircraft that Norwegian volounteers have worked on for several years to get back in the air from Storage. Not an easy task. ..

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by Mortyman
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 379
Views: 25443

Re: F-35 news thread

Lockheed Martin F-35 Fighter Poised To Become One Of America's Biggest Exports The Pentagon's F-35 fighter has completed its development program and begun deploying overseas. About 300 have been delivered, and that number will double by the end of 2020. The U.S. military plans to buy 2,443 of the s...

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by Mortyman
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unmanned vehicle and electric transport
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Re: Unmanned vehicle and electric transport

There is already an unmanned bus driving around in a city in Norway

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by Mortyman
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continued enlargement of OSL underway
Replies: 11
Views: 1312

Continued enlargement of OSL underway

Continued enlargement of OSL underway "One and a half year after the extension" Pir Nord "was completed, the construction workers are returning to OSL again. Travelers can look forward to more and bigger aircraft and new lounge." The NON-Schengen to be expanded now: -10 non-schen...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8717

Re: What airliner is this?

Could it be TAM ?

How about those handles on the luggage lockers … Airbus or Boeing ?

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by Mortyman
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)
Replies: 167
Views: 26310

Re: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)

I've been to both Munich and Frankfurt in the last two weeks and needless to say I've seen alot of Lufthansa aircraft, yet not a single one in the new livery …. strange … I realise that it takes time to repaint, b ut still, not one in the new livery ...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14832

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

I. M guessing he wants to skip the windows to save weight, but how much difference is it between window and camera? Really don't see the point.

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by Mortyman
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air widebody plans?
Replies: 9
Views: 1217

Re: Korean Air widebody plans?

They still have six Boeing 777-300ER and five Boeing 787-9 remaining on order

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by Mortyman
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Only a man can run an airline."
Replies: 137
Views: 10571

Re: "Only a man can run an airline."

Not an airline, but Marillyn Hewson is
Chairman, President, & CEO of Lockheed Martin...

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by Mortyman
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 - 5 - 2 Configuration on a 777
Replies: 48
Views: 8681

Re: 2 - 5 - 2 Configuration on a 777

Flew on a All Nippon Airlines Boeing 777-300 recently. It had 10 seats pr. row in economy in a 3-4-3 configuration. It was a domestic flight between Tokyo and Osaka

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by Mortyman
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 379
Views: 25443

Re: F-35 news thread

Is it me or does the F-35 look shortened in that photo ? Looks like a baby F-35 in that photo It does look short but I think the image has been adjusted. I do like the often used nickname for the F-35 of "Stubby" given its broader waist but similar length to the F-16. Speaking of Israel F...

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by Mortyman
Sun May 27, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?
Replies: 97
Views: 11093

Re: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?

I'm not sure what your obsession with the 727 is, but it certainly makes no sense in seeking a frame younger than the 737-200. and why not may I ask ? Because the Boeing 727 is not a modern airframe by any stretch of the imagination. The 722 is older than the 732 by a few years, not to mention it b...

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by Mortyman
Sun May 27, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?
Replies: 97
Views: 11093

Re: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?

I wonder if a BAe 146 with gravel kit would do the job. Nice short runway performance, high wing... The Embraer KC-390 would maybe be nice too, as stated by a friend above. Embraer needs to make it civilian! There are many Boeing 727s, with time on the airframes parked in Mojave Desert I'm not sure...

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by Mortyman
Sun May 27, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?
Replies: 97
Views: 11093

Re: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?

Reminds me of Busy Bee's Boeing 737-2R4C in Norway. Had gravel kit and was also as the only 737 certified to be used for parachuting. Got to fly on this one back in the 80's. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/dc/Busy_Bee_Boeing_737.jpg I'm guessing a Boeing 727 could work. I beleave ...

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by Mortyman
Sat May 26, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?
Replies: 97
Views: 11093

Re: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravel_kit
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Dominion301 wrote:


I'm guessing a Boeing 727 could work. I beleave some of them was also fittet out with gravel kit ?


The 727 didn’t need/have a gravel kit for gravel runways.
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Yet some apparently did:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravel_kit

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by Mortyman
Sat May 26, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 379
Views: 25443

Re: F-35 news thread

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Is it mer or does the F-35 look shortend in that photo ? Looks like a baby F-35 in that photo

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by Mortyman
Sat May 26, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?
Replies: 97
Views: 11093

Re: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?

Reminds me of Busy Bee's Boeing 737-2R4C in Norway. Had gravel kit and was also as the only 737 certified to be used for parachuting. Got to fly on this one back in the 80's. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/dc/Busy_Bee_Boeing_737.jpg I'm guessing a Boeing 727 could work. I beleave s...

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by Mortyman
Sat May 26, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350?
Replies: 157
Views: 31163

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

Could it be China Southern Airlines ?

I am however thinking it is Eurowings

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by Mortyman
Fri May 25, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rusline (7R/RLU)
Replies: 8
Views: 986

Re: Rusline (7R/RLU)

They also fly LED ( Russia ) - OSL ( Norway )

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by Mortyman
Thu May 24, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 327
Views: 47691

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

I guess it's time to change the title of this tread as FR might be interested as well :) in norwegian (but google does a fair job) https://e24.no/boers-og-finans/norwegian-air-shuttle/kjos-bekrefter-interesse-fra-ryanair-nytt-hopp-i-norwegian-aksjen/24341433 Yes apparently they showed an interest L...

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by Mortyman
Thu May 24, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 327
Views: 47691

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Norwegian Financial paper DN is speculating that: Boeing and Airbus can torpedo an IAG acquisition of Norwegian Norwegian's giga orders with the two aircraft manufacturers are probably packed with change clauses. Behind pay wall: https://www.dn.no/nyheter/finans/2018/05/24/1029/Borskommentar/boeing-...

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by Mortyman
Thu May 24, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 972
Views: 39726

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear/iran-leader-europe-must-protect-trade-with-tehran-to-save-nuclear-deal-idUSKCN1IO17Q http://www.dw.com/en/iran-deal-compromise-with-us-is-far-away-says-germany/a-43905013 Bolton telling arrogant European pricks where to stick it. You are either with u...

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by Mortyman
Wed May 23, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 379
Views: 25443

Re: F-35 news thread

another 3 F-35's has just arrived in Norway Is that in addition to the twitter post below talking about three more F-35s to arrive on the 22nd of May or the same aircraft? https://twitter.com/scramble_nl/status/996510495556427776 The Norwegian AF will receive three additional F-35A at Ørland Main A...

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by Mortyman
Tue May 22, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 327
Views: 47691

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Come on, you have to be joking? If IAG take over then there will be changes. Any take over will surely :) involve changes according to alignment. But they may not be drastic changes. They may be subtle. I for one would be looking to whether changes will affect service to secondary cities like OAK w...

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by Mortyman
Tue May 22, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 327
Views: 47691

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Kiwirob wrote:
787Driver wrote:
I really hope Norwegian will stay independent.


I don't they are a horrible airline.



What makes you think that IAG would make any changes ?

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by Mortyman
Mon May 21, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian's CDG to JFK & LAX partly operated with A340
Replies: 6
Views: 2485

Re: Norwegian's CDG to JFK & LAX partly operated with A340

It's because of the engine manufacturar faulty engines that has to be changed

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by Mortyman
Sun May 20, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAX) 343?
Replies: 7
Views: 2216

Re: Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAX) 343?

No they don't have Airbus 340. It's most likely a Hifly Airbus 340 or similare that they have hired in to cover flights for them, because of the engine issues and the replacement of them on their Boeing 787 . They have done this sevral times in the past too for various reasons.

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by Mortyman
Sun May 20, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 452
Views: 70646

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

cockpit voice recorder found: Cuban investigators have so far recovered the cockpit voice recorder in “good condition,” Yzquierdo said, and are still looking for the flight data recorder. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cuba-crash/cuba-in-mourning-after-worst-plane-crash-in-nearly-30-years-idUSKC...

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by Mortyman
Fri May 18, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The coolest unit of currency
Replies: 15
Views: 811

Re: The coolest unit of currency

CFP franc pacifique

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by Mortyman
Fri May 18, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 452
Views: 70646

Re: Plane down near HAV

Local 10's Havana bureau chief Hatzel Vela reports Cuban state-run television says the plane was a Boeing 737. The plane was rented by Cubana, the country's national airline, from Blue Panorama. In a post to social media, Cuba's ambassador in the U.S., José Ramón Cabañas, said 104 passengers were o...

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by Mortyman
Fri May 18, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 327
Views: 47691

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Norwegian plunges on IAG signal The Norwegian share plunges eight percent on statements by IAG chief Willie Walsh that he does not want to make a hostile purchase of Norwegian. TDN Finans quotes Reuters that IAG will not conduct a hostile acquisition of Norwegian Air Shuttle, nor expect anything to ...

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by Mortyman
Thu May 17, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 87
Views: 5238

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

EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced that the bloc plans to kickstart a 1996 law that would prohibit European companies for complying with US sanctions on Iran. European Union Commission President Je...

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by Mortyman
Wed May 16, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 379
Views: 25443

Re: F-35 news thread

another 3 F-35's has just arrived in Norway

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by Mortyman
Wed May 16, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 623
Views: 76196

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

patrickw421 wrote:
Nextjet has just filed for bankruptcy today (16 May) and canceled all flights from 1300 local time

https://www.thelocal.se/20180516/swedish-airline-cancels-all-flights-after-filing-for-bankruptcy


Already a thread about it

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