airmale
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Saudi Arabian To South Africa-What Aircraft?

Tue May 20, 2003 2:25 am

What plane do SV use on the Johannesburg service, it started with a 747-100 and went down to an A300-600, what is it now?
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Pe@rson
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RE: Saudi Arabian To South Africa-What Aircraft?

Tue May 20, 2003 2:57 am

They use 772s to S.A., mate.
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RE: Saudi Arabian To South Africa-What Aircraft?

Tue May 20, 2003 5:34 am

They use 747-300's to South Africa too. Here is a photo of one


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Pe@rson
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RE: Saudi Arabian To South Africa-What Aircraft?

Tue May 20, 2003 5:52 am

I think that's irregular, Dragon? According to Amadeus, all of its services are aboard the 772. I guess there may be alterations, of course.
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SAA201
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RE: Saudi Arabian To South Africa-What Aircraft?

Tue May 20, 2003 6:04 am

The aircraft in the pic was a B747-300 sent to SAA Technical for a D-check.

SV do occasionally send B744's to JNB too.
 
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RE: Saudi Arabian To South Africa-What Aircraft?

Wed May 21, 2003 12:51 pm

Thats interesting ...i never knew SV flew to Jo'berg....what sort of traffic exists ??
 
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RE: Saudi Arabian To South Africa-What Aircraft?

Wed May 21, 2003 4:22 pm

Saif, SV have been in JNB since 1995 Smile
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