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by Mortyman
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huawei CFO granted bail in Vancouver
Replies: 43
Views: 1176

Re: Huawei CFO granted bail in Vancouver

The US sees anyone doing business in their domain as globally bound by their laws. ( I've seen moves towards expanding that to anyone trading in US Dollars. ) I know, but why does Canada chose to honor this nonsense from the US ? They have an extradition treaty with the US, so they have to go along...

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by Mortyman
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huawei CFO granted bail in Vancouver
Replies: 43
Views: 1176

Re: Huawei CFO granted bail in Vancouver

I still don't get why Canada decided to follow the US request ... Does Canada do anything the US tells them to do ? Some say that the US requested this because China had not followed the US sanctions against Iran. if that is the case I don't see why Canada did this. It's only the US who has these s...

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by Mortyman
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huawei CFO granted bail in Vancouver
Replies: 43
Views: 1176

Re: Huawei CFO granted bail in Vancouver

I still don't get why Canada decided to follow the US request ... Does Canada do anything the US tells them to do ? Some say that the US requested this because China had not followed the US sanctions against Iran. if that is the case I don't see why Canada did this. It's only the US who has these sa...

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by Mortyman
Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 749
Views: 65087

Re: F-35 news thread

https://www.facebook.com/Luftforsvaret/ ... 618334640/
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Norwegian F-16AM's, F-16BM's and F-35A's did formation flying over Norway today. It's an annual Christmas thing:

https://www.facebook.com/Luftforsvaret/ ... 618334640/

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by Mortyman
Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian October Results
Replies: 16
Views: 3264

Re: Norwegian October Results

Cointrin330 wrote:
If a global recession hits, (it has never operated during one), Norwegian won't survive.



Strictly speaking they have ( 2008 ) , just not long haul

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by Mortyman
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Philippine Air Force might go for JAS gripen
Replies: 15
Views: 3868

Re: Philippine Air Force might go for JAS gripen

Is the country considering any other types / contenders ?

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by Mortyman
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian's leasing company delivers two airbus 320neo to Chinese airline
Replies: 3
Views: 1467

Re: Norwegian's leasing company delivers two airbus 320neo to Chinese airline

so that is 7 airbus they have sold / leased out recently ? I believe they sold 5 recently or was that older Bokeing 737's ? I don't remember.

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by Mortyman
Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian's leasing company delivers two airbus 320neo to Chinese airline
Replies: 3
Views: 1467

Norwegian's leasing company delivers two airbus 320neo to Chinese airline

Norwegian writes on a stock exchange note Friday, that the wholly owned subsidiary Arctic Aviation Assets has completed the delivery of the first of two Airbus A320neo aircraft to be leased to a new customer. The new customer is the Chinese airline Qingdao Airlines. https://www.hegnar.no/Nyheter/Boe...

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by Mortyman
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How do you think Norwegian could fit within the portfolio of airlines of IAG?
Replies: 31
Views: 4079

Re: How do you think Norwegian could fit within the portfolio of airlines of IAG?

a350lover wrote:
TWA772LR wrote:
To eliminate the brand and competition and spread the aircraft among the IAG airlines.


The thing is that the 737 doesn't go well (apparently) with the current fleet at IAG's airlines. The (12) 787s could easily go under BA though.



Norwegian has 31 + Boeing 787's

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by Mortyman
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why did the F117 have a relatively short servive life ?
Replies: 33
Views: 2700

Re: Why did the F117 have a relatively short servive life ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1zwzJqIAjw

and 2018:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZBfOmZACNM
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cpd wrote:

As for "apparently ... kept in near fly away storage", you've seen the videos and photos of them flying recently, right?




Actually yes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1zwzJqIAjw

and 2018:

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

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by Mortyman
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian second largest foreign carrier at LAX
Replies: 24
Views: 5761

Re: Norwegian second largest foreign carrier at LAX

LAWA Jan-Oct foreign air carrier market share statistics (pdf) https://www.lawa.org/-/media/lawa-web/statistics/market-share-statistics/m_share-2018.ashx?la=en&hash=7582814AB63B9EFA3B855D4D5E1E87972FA0DE11 For foreign carriers: 1. Air Canada - 1,291,826 2. Qantas - 891,779 3. Volaris - 611,714 ...

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by Mortyman
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian second largest foreign carrier at LAX
Replies: 24
Views: 5761

Norwegian second largest foreign carrier at LAX

Norwegian second largest foreign carrier at LAX Traffic statistics January - October: Air Canada : 1,29 million passengers Norwegian Air Shuttle / Norwegian Air UK: 768.628 passengers Qantas: 744.728 passengers Lufthansa: 513.925 passengers Source: Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) (The passengers Q...

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by Mortyman
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian MAD-SCL very soon
Replies: 25
Views: 3464

Re: Norwegian MAD-SCL very soon

According to Norwegian Financial paper Dagens Næringsliv, they also plan Santiago - Miami https://www.dn.no/luftfart/norwegian/chile/santiago/chilenske-medier-norwegian-forbereder-inntog-i-chile/2-1-490528 They are very early in the prosess though And for that they need either an American or a Chil...

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by Mortyman
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian MAD-SCL very soon
Replies: 25
Views: 3464

Re: Norwegian MAD-SCL very soon

upperdeckfan wrote:
Does anyone else think that if DY keeps being managed as it is today it won't last long?


Several people think that on this forum and they have been saying so every month for several years and yet here both we and Norwegian still are. Anyway that question is for another thread.

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by Mortyman
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian MAD-SCL very soon
Replies: 25
Views: 3464

Re: Norwegian MAD-SCL very soon

https://www.dn.no/luftfart/norwegian/ch ... 2-1-490528


They are very early in the prosess though
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According to Norwegian Financial paper Dagens Næringsliv, they also plan

Santiago - Miami


https://www.dn.no/luftfart/norwegian/ch ... 2-1-490528


They are very early in the prosess though

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by Mortyman
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian MAD-SCL very soon
Replies: 25
Views: 3464

Re: NORWEGIAN MAD-SCL very soon

They can proabably just as well fly via Buenos Aires to Santiago with one of their Boeing 737's that they have in Argentina ...

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by Mortyman
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian drops LGW-SIN and announces LGW-GIG
Replies: 84
Views: 16348

Re: Norwegian drops LGW-SIN and announces LGW-GIG

According to Retuers, Norwegian have released a statement confirming the new Rio De Janeiro to Gatwick flights are on sale. Fares starting from £240 one way ($306.22). Flights commence as of 31st March 2019. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-norweg-air-shut-brazil/norwegian-air-to-introduce-its-fi...

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by Mortyman
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump asks Iraqi PM to repay the USA for war ....
Replies: 32
Views: 1842

Trump asks Iraqi PM to repay the USA for war ....

Trump asks Iraqi PM to repay the USA for war .... Trump to Iraqi PM: How about that oil? President Trump twice raised to the Iraqi prime minister the idea of repaying America for its wars with Iraqi oil, a highly controversial ask that runs afoul of international norms and logic, according to source...

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by Mortyman
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to sell up to 140 aircraft
Replies: 33
Views: 14381

Re: Norwegian is selling 5 Airbus 320neo

Norwegians leasing firm Arctic Aviation Assets has struck a deal to sell 5 Airbus 320 neo Aircraft.. The 5 Aircraft is at the moment leased out and i therefore not currently operated by Norwegian. Read more here: https://media.uk.norwegian.com/pressreleases/norwegian-air-shuttle-asa-sale-of-five-a3...

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by Mortyman
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American adventurer and Christian missionary killed by Isolated tribe
Replies: 135
Views: 5864

Re: American adventurer and Christian missionary killed by Isolated tribe

It is a well known fact that this island is not to be visited and to be kept away from. You can google it, wikipedia it, Youtube it and the info is right there. If the guy had done his homework he would have known what to expect.

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by Mortyman
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian has obtained Swedish AOC
Replies: 6
Views: 1421

Norwegian has obtained Swedish AOC

Norwegian reports that they have now also obtained a Swedish operating license (AOC). Today, the company's very first Swedish-registered aircraft landed at Arlanda Airport in Stockholm.

What benefits will this have for Norwegian ?

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by Mortyman
Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hooters Air (fleet)
Replies: 18
Views: 5218

Re: Hooters Air (fleet)

I was not aware they also had a Boeing 757 …

On what routes did they use that on ?

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by Mortyman
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pacific territory of New Caledonia votes to remain part of France
Replies: 20
Views: 1986

Re: New Caledonia rejects independence. Also, New Caledonia exists

Today I learned of a place called New Caledonia; though I still haven't heard of the old one. It is a French territory in the Pacific Ocean, northeast of Australia, whose native-descended population (and for all I know, some of the whites) prefer Frenchlessness. However, they have voted to remain F...

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by Mortyman
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Norway is consdiering cancelling troublesome order ...
Replies: 55
Views: 9954

Re: Norway is consdiering cancelling troublesome order ...

The frigate was hit on its starboard side, if I am not hugely mistaken in maritime law you have to give right of way to the vessel coming from your right. So barring some other factors this accident was the fault of the frigate's crew manning the bridge at the time and not the oil tanker's. Does an...

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by Mortyman
Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pacific territory of New Caledonia votes to remain part of France
Replies: 20
Views: 1986

Re: New Caledonia rejects independence. Also, New Caledonia exists

Today I learned of a place called New Caledonia; though I still haven't heard of the old one. It is a French territory in the Pacific Ocean, northeast of Australia, whose native-descended population (and for all I know, some of the whites) prefer Frenchlessness. However, they have voted to remain F...

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by Mortyman
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Norway is consdiering cancelling troublesome order ...
Replies: 55
Views: 9954

Re: Norway is consdiering cancelling troublesome order ...

4 frigates do not remain in service, only 3 do, the 4th Otto Sverdrup is basically a parts hulk. No it's not According to my neighbour who is in the Navy it is. Hardly: 2 days ago: TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2018 - American Vice Admiral Lisa Franchetti Visits HNoMS Otto Sverdrup During Trident Juncture: http...

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by Mortyman
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Norway is consdiering cancelling troublesome order ...
Replies: 55
Views: 9954

Re: Norway is consdiering cancelling troublesome order ...

Kiwirob wrote:
4 frigates do not remain in service, only 3 do, the 4th Otto Sverdrup is basically a parts hulk.



No it's not

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by Mortyman
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian tops the charts for complaints
Replies: 30
Views: 4958

Re: Norwegian tops the charts...for complaints

FatCat wrote:
the only difference between LCCs and full service is that with full service you can get drunk on a plane for free


Nope, you pay a higher fare and it is included in the overall ticket price. There is no airline that give food or drinks for free.

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by Mortyman
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian tops the charts for complaints
Replies: 30
Views: 4958

Re: Norwegian tops the charts...for complaints

There was a recent study here in Norway thayt found that passenger complaijnts had increased on both Norwegian, SAS and Widerøe and that the complaints authorities in Norway had found that due to large increase in passengers, the complaints had also increased significantly across the board. Also bec...

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by Mortyman
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline monopoly in a country?
Replies: 10
Views: 1010

Re: Airline monopoly in a country?

SAS had in many ways monopoly given better options from the government and buying up or forcing smaller carriers out, hence why Norwegian has become so big in Norway ...

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by Mortyman
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am European Ops
Replies: 53
Views: 6379

Re: Pan Am European Ops

Pan Am flew so called feeder flights between various airports in Europe to other European airports in order to fill up their larger Boeing 747's that flew over to the USA. There were feeder flights from Oslo in Norway to London, England in order to fill up their Boeing 747 onward to New York for ins...

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by Mortyman
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will we ever see an airline do an around the world flight?
Replies: 37
Views: 5399

Re: Will we ever see an airline do an around the world flight?

Wasn't it done with Concorde at one point with several stops?

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by Mortyman
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 749
Views: 65087

Re: F-35 news thread

First live fire of only European F-35 test gun Nammo has successfully completed the first live firing of the only GAU-22 test gun installed outside the United States. Located at Nammo's test center at Raufoss, Norway, the gun will allow Nammo to conduct a full range of testing and verification of it...

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by Mortyman
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future London to Africa routes...
Replies: 50
Views: 4492

Re: Future London to Africa routes...

Will TAAG Angola Airlines be allowed to fly to London ? I believe they have restrictions on where they can fly because of their safety record ... I know they have had issues in the past, but I was under the impression that those were solved with the 777-300s they have. They do fly regularly to Lisb...

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by Mortyman
Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future London to Africa routes...
Replies: 50
Views: 4492

Re: Future London to Africa routes...

Will TAAG Angola Airlines be allowed to fly to London ? I believe they have restrictions on where they can fly because of their safety record ...

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by Mortyman
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ‘No access to overhead bins’ for basic Economy
Replies: 32
Views: 4297

Re: ‘No access to overhead bins’ for basic Economy

Norwegian is a class act compared to this … :wave:

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by Mortyman
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Norway is consdiering cancelling troublesome order ...
Replies: 55
Views: 9954

Re: Norway is consdiering cancelling troublesome order ...

These helicopters were supposed to have been delivered 14 years ago, but so far only 8 is operational, 6 of wich are in testing mode only. The maintenance cost is apparently 15 times higher than it was supposed to be . It has become a huge scandal in Norway. In 2017 only one of the helicopters were ...

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by Mortyman
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports serving more pax than their country's population
Replies: 31
Views: 2456

Re: Airports serving more pax than their country's population

Airports in Norway having more passengers pr. year than Norway's population:

* OSL
* BGO

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by Mortyman
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to sell up to 140 aircraft
Replies: 33
Views: 14381

Re: Norwegian is selling 5 Airbus 320neo

zkojq wrote:
Are these the ones operated by HKExpress? I wonder who the new owner is.


Yes I believe so..

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by Mortyman
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to sell up to 140 aircraft
Replies: 33
Views: 14381

Norwegian is selling 5 Airbus 320neo

Norwegians leasing firm Arctic Aviation Assets has struck a deal to sell 5 Airbus 320 neo Aircraft.. The 5 Aircraft is at the moment leased out and i therefore not currently operated by Norwegian. Read more here: https://media.uk.norwegian.com/pressreleases/norwegian-air-shuttle-asa-sale-of-five-a32...

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by Mortyman
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?
Replies: 87
Views: 7295

Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?

Did C-17 production end too soon after all ? USAF Wants More Airlift Capacity But With C-17 Out Of Production What Could Provide It? http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/24542/usaf-wants-more-airlift-capacity-but-with-c-17-out-of-production-what-could-provide-it?fbclid=IwAR2NpBUVPLv2INpmlzMGj2PUXFL0...

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by Mortyman
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1224
Views: 160698

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

https://www.loganair.co.uk/new-routes-edinburgh/
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Loganair will start

Edinburgh - Bergen ( EDI - BGO ) 3 times a week from 9th of May 2019

Edinburgh - Stavanger ( EDI - SVG ) 4 times a week from 10th of May 2019

https://www.loganair.co.uk/new-routes-edinburgh/

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by Mortyman
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hub in the Canary Islands?
Replies: 30
Views: 3264

Re: Hub in the Canary Islands?

Norwegian already have bases at TFS and LPA

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by Mortyman
Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much longer will SAS and Finnair remain independent?
Replies: 25
Views: 5596

Re: How much longer will SAS and Finnair remain independent?

There has been talks about Lufthansa and SAS, however Lufthansa has not been interested in SAS so far because of the large amount of pension liabilities and unions. However SAS has improved lately on the financial part so who knows what will happen next ...

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by Mortyman
Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iceland ran out of beer.. sort of
Replies: 6
Views: 1201

Re: Iceland ran out of beer.. sort of

Yes, it was the 7,000 lightweight members of the US forces that drank the town dry......not the other 33,000 NATO personnel in attendance :roll: 40000 ( closer to 50000 ) is the number of total soldiers participating in Trident Juncture wich mostly take place in Norway, not Iceland. The article tal...

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by Mortyman
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 2216
Views: 418195

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

Tragic news. Plane crashes has luckily become fewer, but when they do happen, they affect a lot of families. Hopefully relatives will get answers soon as to what happend.

On a very different note,

Boeing stock was down 6,59 % on Wall street earlier today.

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by Mortyman
Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian survival questioned-Forbes
Replies: 101
Views: 15134

Re: Norwegian survival questioned-Forbes

Which aircraft? Is this leased aircraft the are not keeping or those delivery slots they are trying to sell? It appears Norwegian has very few tangible assets to sell. Read here: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1403137 So they are selling delivery positions. Norwegian doesn’...

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by Mortyman
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian survival questioned-Forbes
Replies: 101
Views: 15134

Re: Norwegian survival questioned-Forbes

Norwegian has been selling aircraft for several months Which aircraft? Is this leased aircraft the are not keeping or those delivery slots they are trying to sell? It appears Norwegian has very few tangible assets to sell. Read here: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1403137

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by Mortyman
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian survival questioned-Forbes
Replies: 101
Views: 15134

Re: Norwegian survival questioned-Forbes

Flying high after falling sharply on Oslo Stock Exchange The Norwegian share price increase almost 10 percent after two hours trading on figures that at first glance was worse than expected. https://www.nrk.no/norge/norwegian-okte-resultatet-i-tredje-kvartal-1.14263722 I personally see Norwegian ev...

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by Mortyman
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A340: Last flight and post-airline use
Replies: 7
Views: 1200

Re: A340: Last flight and post-airline use

SAS still operates 8 Airbus 340-300 and has recently refitted them with new interior. They seem to be holding on to them for some more years.

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