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by Someone83
Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

The growth is coming from all the aircraft delivered in the second half of 2017. It is clearly seen on the traffic number in Q1 2018, when the new capacity has full effect

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by Someone83
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 23569

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

Just after landed in Tromso from Bergen this morning. First commercial flight of the E2. Congratulations to all involved !!! I was also on this flight. Even was interviewed by Embraer's PR/Social Media guys, but who knows if they will use it https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180424/db636149c4cd26e...

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK203 from DXB to JFK diverted to CPH
Replies: 5
Views: 2385

Re: EK203 from DXB to JFK diverted to CPH

It also circled over OSL, made a sort of approach, circled some more, before it flew to CPH.
From the time it diverted over Norway, untill it landed at CPH it took nearly 3 hours

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by Someone83
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

FlyDubai is starting daily Dubai (DXB) - Helsinki (HEL) flights on 11 October 2018 with Boeing 737 MAX 8! EK will be codesharing on this route. news.flydubai.com That raises the question if other Nordic cities like GOT, BGO etc could be candidates flydubai, where EK’s 777s are too big and the 737-M...

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by Someone83
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Someone83 - are there any other airports in Norway for which Avinor (or any other organisation) is trying to reduce the subsidy in a significant way or might be facing the possibility of closure ? Not specific, but one effort is the work on using remote towers on many of the small airport. There is...

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by Someone83
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

I might be putting 2 + 2 = 5, but are we perhaps seeing signs that Fagernes might end up closing or being substantially reduced in scope before the end of 2018 to cut Norway's airport subsidy bill ? Unless the local authorities and businesses wants to pay for it, it will probably be closed. Avinor,...

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS ending Boston?
Replies: 14
Views: 2728

Re: SAS ending Boston?

One of the A343s (LN-RKP) is being retired this winter and won't be replaced until Q2 2019 (by their newly-ordered A333). Obviously something has to be given up since they normally stretch their long-haul fleet. Michael The capacity isn't going away, though. MIA-CPH, MIA-OSL and MIA-ARN each get on...

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 253
Views: 76360

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I checked terraserver again for the amount A32x outside at Hamburg On march 5 there were 44 A32x outside. All stowage spaces filled. Does this indicate a ramp-up problem at Hamburg? Or has the glider stowage been concentrated at Hamburg, because of A350 ramp-up at Toulouse? The problem isn't really...

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Here is the seat configuration for SAS Airbus A350-900s: - 36 Business Class at 60“ in 2-2-2 - 32 SAS Plus Premium Eco at 36“ in 2-4-2 - 240 SAS Go Economy at 31/32“ in 3-3-3 Total: 308 seats Twitter The number of seats on A350 will be much bigger than on A330 (262 / 266 seats) or A340s (234 / 247 ...

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 227
Views: 28219

IAG Looking into buying Norwegian

According to both Bloomberg and Norwegian media, IAG is looking into buying Norwegian, and had confirm their interest. What is also know is that they today have bought 4,6% of Norwegian’s shares. So this could be interesting

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

https://www.sasgroup.net/en/wp-content/ ... 180412.pdf
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One more A330-300 to SAS. To replace Tr A340-300 LN-RKP that will be scrapped next year

https://www.sasgroup.net/en/wp-content/ ... 180412.pdf

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 198
Views: 45453

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

https://www.sasgroup.net/en/wp-content/ ... 180412.pdf
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SAS has ordered a single A330-300 to replace one A340-300 (LN-RKP that will be parted out). RR Trent engines

https://www.sasgroup.net/en/wp-content/ ... 180412.pdf

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by Someone83
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to start PER-JNB from 7 December 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 6109

Re: Qantas to start PER-JNB from 7 December 2018

How is the schedule here compared to PER-LHR? Will this flight share the same feed?

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by Someone83
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 23569

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

Ant recent photos on the second E190-E2 to be delivered to Widerøe? Production wise, it shouldn't be that far behind, with delivery planned for May

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS places order for 50 A320neo
Replies: 74
Views: 13230

Re: SAS places order for 50 A320neo

So SAS is going all Airbus, right? All Airbus narrowbody? Apparently, but I think it will take time before their Boeing 737-800's to leave the fleet. Some of them are fairly new I think- Some are, their youngest 737-800 was delivered from the factory in 2014. But there will be probably some second ...

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS places order for 50 A320neo
Replies: 74
Views: 13230

Re: SAS places order for 50 A320neo

The order also contains 5 options

In addition they mention the possibility for "options" from the leasing company

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS places order for 50 A320neo
Replies: 74
Views: 13230

Re: SAS places order for 50 A320neo

Note that 35 is ordered directly from Airbus, while 15 is coming from a unknown leasing company. Thus the firsr aircraft in this batch is being delivered already in 2019 Engines is not announced, but I'll be surprised if they don't continue with CFM Leap Unsurprising, with the A320neo already on pro...

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by Someone83
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 23569

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

LN-WEA, the first E190-E2 for Widerøe took of from SJK about 15 minutes ago, and has started on its delivery flight

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E-Jet E2 gets another performance boost
Replies: 56
Views: 9245

Re: Embraer E-Jet E2 gets another performance boost

N62NA wrote:

I certainly wouldn't want to spend 3 or more hours in any 2x2 RJ, but it is exciting to see how these "regional" jets are becoming more and more capable in terms of range and efficiency.


Rather 2x2 than 3x3.....

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

SAS is removing their CPH-BOS for the winterprogram, but they hint that it may be back next summer. Link in Danish only so far. Good news is they are also retiring the infamous LN-RKP this winter as well. https://finalcall.travel/da/bekraeftet-sas-lukker-boston-ruten-vinter/ The issue is when LN-RK...

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Extreme seasonality Volotea
Replies: 8
Views: 1600

Re: Extreme seasonality Volotea

In another thread, I wondered if they would be interested in the CS 100 and 300 now with the Airbus connection and it's possible impact on the A319 considering their history with the 717. Looking at their seasonal demand I would say no. Not until the CSeries is available as used and cheap airframes

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Beijing Capital Airlines has removed Beijing – Helsinki schedule listing. For some reason, they have not been able to launch routes to HEL or CPH :( Now that Capital Airlines is not going to fly PEK-HEL (at least not soon), could Hainan Airlines try next? Apparently, the interest in Finland amongst...

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by Someone83
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Ferryflight wrote:
According to checkin.dk, Norway received more Korean visitors than Denmark and Sweden combined in 2017.

I also believe the cargo market is strong from Norway with Korean, Atlas Air and Asiana operating freighters from OSL to ICN (wikipedia)


Asiana Cargo no longer operates at OSL

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: HiFly adding second hand A380s
Replies: 104
Views: 24682

Re: HiFly NOT adding second hand A380s?

juliuswong wrote:
I am surprised SQ didn't rip out the interior like what they usually does when they retire/return aircraft to lessor.


Maybe it was worn out (for SQ's standards)

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: HiFly adding second hand A380s
Replies: 104
Views: 24682

Re: HiFly NOT adding second hand A380s?

Looks like they will keep the SQ cabin interior https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/hi-fly-to-introduce-471-seat-a380-by-mid-year-447342/ The carrier says the first Rolls-Royce Trent 900-powered aircraft will arrive in mid-2018 and will be operated "worldwide", with a 471-seat confi...

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

This must be the first scheduled service between South Korea and the Nordics operated by a Korean carrier. Interesting is that no airline operate ICN-ARN or ICN-CPH but OSL for example will be served by both Asiana and Korean Air. Korean har flown ICN-OSL for three (or two?) years now. But only dur...

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More EK 77Ws retire
Replies: 22
Views: 6593

Re: More EK 77Ws retire

So far most/many used 777-300s (both ER and non-ER) seems to go to Russian carriers focusing on tourist, but assume it is a limit how many 777s that market can absorb

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by Someone83
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Asiana is starting a summer seasonal OSL-ICN serice from July 10 to August 29. 2x weekly Press release (in Norwegian) http://www.mynewsdesk.com/no/oslo-lufthavn/news/oekt-sommerkapasitet-mellom-soer-korea-og-norge-301302 It says with A330-200, but that should be a typo as they don't have that in the...

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 23569

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P7lTTDwNfE

Any idea of the delivery route?


REC to LPA and then on to ABZ (not sure why it is going to ABZ) and not to BGO
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zkojq wrote:
Acceptance flight landing:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P7lTTDwNfE

Any idea of the delivery route?


REC to LPA and then on to ABZ (not sure why it is going to ABZ) and not to BGO

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 23569

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

Widerøe has apparently had their acceptance flight for their first aircraft, ready for the delivery tomorrow. Some more training and testing will be done in Brazil, before it is flown to Norway next week

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by Someone83
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

In addition to several other EK routes such as Bangkok and London, the number of weekly flights on Dubai - Oslo route will be reduced on selected dates: Dubai – Oslo Service reduces from 7 to 6 weekly in May 2018, following dates cancelled: 01MAY18, 08MAY18, 15MAY18, 29MAY18 Routesonline It is AFAI...

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by Someone83
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 688
Views: 235669

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Seems like SQ's regionals will be 250t https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/sia-to-introduce-regional-a350-900-later-in-2018-447149/ The Star Alliance carrier is the launch customer for the lower weight A350-900 variant, which will be certificated to a 250t maximum take-off weight compared to ...

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by Someone83
Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 198
Views: 45453

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

godsbeloved wrote:


Where does it say 10?

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by Someone83
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 200
Views: 51480

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

HB-JCJ (CS3) on its delivery flight YMX-ZRH right now

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by Someone83
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian dreamliner @ YZF?
Replies: 7
Views: 1527

Re: Norwegian dreamliner @ YZF?

Medical it is

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by Someone83
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 200
Views: 51480

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

[threeid][/threeid] And the other ones in storage for over a year are apparently either going to be delivered to BRAATHENS in 2019 or are to be scrapped, depending on who you talk to. BRAATHENS? I thought that airline was absorbed by SAS a long time ago. Yes, but not the Swedish part that ended up a...

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by Someone83
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian
Replies: 74
Views: 9821

Re: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian

They had large cash reserves from their non-aviation investments. Actually they never had this. They have sold a minor portion of their 20% ownership in "their" bank last year, but the cash raised here wasn't much However, it helps raise their equity on their balance sheet ;) Actually the...

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by Someone83
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian
Replies: 74
Views: 9821

Re: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian

LupineChemist wrote:
They had large cash reserves from their non-aviation investments.


Actually they never had this. They have sold a minor portion of their 20% ownership in "their" bank last year, but the cash raised here wasn't much

However, it helps raise their equity on their balance sheet ;)

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by Someone83
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 23569

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

https://forum.flyprat.no/showthread.php?t=145034
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EMBSPBR wrote:
First flight of first E190-E2 to be delivered to Wideroe on April 4th:

Image


Photos from first flight can be found here

https://forum.flyprat.no/showthread.php?t=145034

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by Someone83
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian profit warning, try to raise equity
Replies: 125
Views: 17818

Re: Norwegian profit warning, try to raise equity

mcdu wrote:
I don't believe NOrwegian owns many if any of their fleet.


They do, and this is not about believing or not.

Norwegian has a lot of issues and things to be solved, however, you're mainly coming with "alternative facts" here, like a certain Donald.....

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by Someone83
Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Post £28million Loss, First in 4 Years
Replies: 38
Views: 8345

Re: Virgin Atlantic Post £28million Loss, First in 4 Years

. I'm also sure that when RR pay VS compensation, which they surely must do, then that'll go towards next year's figures and the airline will have positive numbers to report again. I doubt their full loss is compensated, and anyway at least part of the compensation, at least if they have made an ag...

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by Someone83
Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am at Oslo
Replies: 37
Views: 3884

Re: Pan Am at Oslo

As mentioned, there were numerous long haul flights on smaller wide bodies at FBU. Delta and SAS were the ones I'm most aware of. I believe TWA had scheduled long haul out of FBU during the early 1990's, too? I'm surprised nobody has brought this up, but long haul flights on larger wide-bodies that...

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by Someone83
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 23569

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ar-446600/
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Embraer expects to deliver between 5 and 10 E190-E2 in 2018

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ar-446600/

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by Someone83
Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Icelandair has taken over an ex-Arkia 757-300

Boeing 757 -3E7 30179 912 TF-ISX Icelandair delivery 01mar18 TLV-KEF, prior paint ex 4X-BAW

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by Someone83
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 688
Views: 235669

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

The A350-800 is now formally gone from Airbus orderbook after Asiana converted its 8 orders i to -900s. In additon, 1 -1000 has been converted into 1 -900

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by Someone83
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic cancels order for 6 A380s
Replies: 109
Views: 24490

Re: Virgin Atlantic cancels order for 6 A380s

Wonder if either the depositum is lost or goes towards other Airbus aircraft?

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by Someone83
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 450
Views: 53607

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

The last CRJ-900 on order by Cityjet for SAS operations has been delivered

Canadair CRJ 900 15444 EI-FPX CityJet delivery 06mar18 YMX-KEF-CPH, SAS cs

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by Someone83
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am at Oslo
Replies: 37
Views: 3884

Re: Pan Am at Oslo

I am guessing the Boeing 707 was a Direct flight to the USA, The runway at FBU would not allow direct ops to the USA. When FBU was open, all long distance aircraft used Gardemoen (the new OSL). This is wrong, although only smaller widebodies could do it. SAS flew nonstop FBU-EWR with 767-300ER, and...

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by Someone83
Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks
Replies: 154
Views: 35935

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

Are we sure it is actually brighter?

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