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Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 4:27 am

I saw an Ariana A300 parked opposite terminal 3 in LHR all day today. It was still there on my way home tonight. Does anyone know why? Is this the start of a scheduled service?

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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 4:34 am

Could be, they did have plans to return to all of their former markets, but theres been no mention of it anywhere.
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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 4:39 am

As you know, Ariana operates a once-weekly KBL-IST-FRA service using the A300, so perhaps it will shortly be restarting its flights to LHR?
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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 4:43 am

President of Afghanistan is in London at the moment for talks with the Prime Minister.
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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 4:43 am

It came in yesterday afternoon and is going out tomorrow at 2230 so prob a govt visit.Callsign was Ariana001,AFAIK.
 
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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 4:50 am

Do BA/Bmed plan on adding Kabul to their network?

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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 4:51 am

Thanks for the speedy replies and all the info! cheers.
 
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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 5:27 am

So thats what it was/is. I saw that today, but if I'd have known I'd have gone over for a closer look. I'll have to go check it out in the morning !!.

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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 5:59 am

Once again i am unfortunate enough to miss another interesting plane, was at LHR on Tuesday, usual stuff, today Ariana A300! Embarrassment
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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 6:03 am

It is YA-BAD.

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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 6:07 am

Correct it is YA-BAD A300 and on stand 162, near the fuel farm. Landed at about 13:30..

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RE: Ariana Afghan A300 In Heathrow

Fri Jun 06, 2003 7:00 am

lol@Arsenal! Sods law, mate. :p
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