N754PR
Topic Author
Posts: 2909
Joined: Mon Oct 04, 1999 10:03 pm

B717 To Visit Hong Kong

Fri Oct 08, 1999 6:39 pm

According to a good contact a Air Tran 717 will visit Hong Kong on October 15th. The aircarft is in full Air Tran colours but flying for Boeing.

I just hope they land on 25R and that it's not cancelled or re-routed.

Anyhow i'll be there waiting for it.
Bush, your a sad, sad man.
 
Granite
Posts: 5026
Joined: Tue May 18, 1999 5:55 pm

RE: B717 To Visit Hong Kong

Fri Oct 08, 1999 11:51 pm

Hi

Yes, I heard that too. The aircraft is doing an Asian tour.

Hope you get to see it.

Regards
Gary Watt
Aberdeen, Scotland
 
L-188
Posts: 29881
Joined: Wed Jul 07, 1999 11:27 am

I Just Saw It.

Sat Oct 09, 1999 1:45 am

I just saw that aircraft in Anchorage last night. It was parked at the south airpark accross from where I work. I couldn't figure out why Boeing would send it through Anchorage in the fall but a sales tour of Asia could be why.

Sorry it was nightime so I wasn't able to get any photos
OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
 
Granite
Posts: 5026
Joined: Tue May 18, 1999 5:55 pm

RE: B717 To Visit Hong Kong

Sat Oct 09, 1999 4:18 am

Hi

Has this aircraft got the standard Boeing livery but with Air Tran titles?

Regards
Gary Watt
Aberdeen, Scotland
 
PrinceAir
Posts: 53
Joined: Thu Aug 19, 1999 1:49 am

RE: B717 To Visit Hong Kong

Sat Oct 09, 1999 4:23 am

Gary,

No. It's already been painted in full Airtran colours. You can tell that it's the new 717 by the RR/BMW logos on the engines  
 
Guest

RE: B717 To Visit Hong Kong

Sun Oct 10, 1999 10:44 pm

Hello-

Why is it going to Hong Kong in AirTran colors? That seems kinda strange. Have they already painted over the Boeing colors? Okay. So they're going on a tour. So are they looking for customers or what? The 717 is very cool (well I guess its just like the MD90, MD80, and DC9s, but...) and I can't wait to see it flurish like the DC9.

-JM-

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos