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Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Thu Oct 10, 2002 9:07 pm

Aeroflot ordered some 767-300s recently. They´re meant to replace the 2 777s and older 767s currently operated. When will the 777s be put on the secondhand market?
 
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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 12:23 am

are you sure about this?

The 2 777s Aeroflot flys are barely 4 years old. Perhaps they are returning them to ILFC because of low load factors?
 
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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 12:51 am

Yes, the loadfactors call for the 767 rather than the 777. I read this in several aviation magazines. The aircraft will be returned to the lessor. It would be interesting to know when.
 
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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 2:25 am

Pitty the airline that gets those two nails - they'll need some serious interior refurbishment.

Andy
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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 3:21 am

Andy, how come? Do they get misused? The planes were new when delivered...does Aeroflot not keep them in top shape?
 
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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 4:37 am

Hello,

Flight International (23-29 July 2002) indeed reports that ARIA is considering disposing of its current 777s and A310s in favor of "up to nine" 767-300ERs. "Deliveries are likely to begin in 2004."


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Alain Mengus
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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 7:04 am

Skymonster,

Regarding your statement "Pity the airline that gets those two nails - they'll need some serious interior refurbishment", are you thinking in terms of Aeroflot's annoying smoking policy?

db
 
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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 7:47 am

If this does indeed take place, I could see them both going to Biman, who are in the market for leased 777s.

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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 9:31 am

i didn't even know they had 777's!

:D

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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 5:34 pm

I flew Aeroflot 777 last year. The interiors were in a terrible state - probably the worst I've seen an aircraft cabin. Dirty overall, stained and ripped seats, sides from many headrests missing, broken seat back tables, missing bits from armrests... They just generally had the appearance, inside, of an airplane that had been in service for three years where during that time no one had done any interior repairs or tidy up whatsoever.

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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 10:41 pm

Why are they replacing such a new aircraft?
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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Fri Oct 11, 2002 10:58 pm

What routes are the 777s used on currently?

Sunil
 
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RE: Aeroflot Replacing 777s

Sat Oct 12, 2002 1:21 am

Hi Sunil  Smile Aeroflot flies their 777s from SVO to DEL, PEK, SEA and SFO. Take care The777Man
Boeing 777s flown: UA, TG, KE, BA, CX, NH, JD, JL, CZ, SQ, EK, NG, CO, AF, SV, KU, DL, AA, MH, OZ, CA, MS, SU, LY, RG, PE, AZ, KL, VN, PK, EY, NZ, AM, BR, AC, DT, UU, OS, AI, 9W, KQ, QR, VA, JJ, ET, TK, PR, BG, T5, CI, MU and LX.. Further to fly.. LH 777

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