PIA747
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Air Atlanta B747 Leased To Air Asia

Tue Jul 08, 2003 5:12 am

TF-ATC was leased by Air Asia from Air Atlanta Icelandic for operating Hajj flights from Malaysia earlier this year. How come this aircraft is still leased to Air Asia, and what is it doing at MAN?


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RE: Air Atlanta B747 Leased To Air Asia

Tue Jul 08, 2003 5:16 am

Hi
This aircraft was in DUB last weekend operating an Air Atlanta Europe to Lourdes so it was maybe operating for them when you saw it in MAN.
 
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RE: Air Atlanta B747 Leased To Air Asia

Tue Jul 08, 2003 5:20 am

I did not personally see this aircraft. However,according to the information provided by the photographer of the picture above, this aircraft is still leased to Air Asia.
 
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RE: Air Atlanta B747 Leased To Air Asia

Tue Jul 08, 2003 6:11 am

When I read about them in Asia all they had was 737s...
They got a 747? Where did they fly to? What was the product like (pitch,food?)
Other info would be interested
-UN
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RE: Air Atlanta B747 Leased To Air Asia

Tue Jul 08, 2003 6:22 am

Air Asia Leased 3 B747-200's for Hajj flights to Jeddah this year. TF-ATC, TF-ATD from Air Atlanta and G-BDXJ from European Air Charter. The aircrafts were in an all economy configuration and leased on an ACMI basis.


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