LVZXV
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MD-11s For A4 & B737-500s For AR.

Sun Aug 15, 2004 9:00 pm

Southern Winds' (A4) MD-11 deal is said to be back on now regardless of the airline's loss of the EZE-MEX route to AR. The 3 aircraft--2 due this month and the other later in the year--will be:

HB-IWA
HB-IWI
HB-IWQ

...among the last MD-11 (ER)s still in LX's fleet.

Meanwhile, the forecast for AR's B737-500 deliveries is as follows:

Nov. '04: F-GJNY
Dec. '04: F-GJNI
XXX. '04: N952UA
XXX. '04: N954UA
Jan. '05: F-GJNJ
Feb. '05: F-GJNZ
Mar. '05: F-GJNX
Apr. '05: F-GJNL
Jun. '05: N939UA
Jul. '05: N940UA
Aug. '05: N947UA
Sep. '05: N949UA
XXX. '05: F-GJNP
XXX. '05: N950UA

...all 14 are ex-AF and UA machines, of 1992-4 build. Many more will undoubtedly follow, as will the B737-300s.

Regards,

XV

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A319114
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RE: MD-11s For A4 & B737-500s For AR.

Sun Aug 15, 2004 10:59 pm

Great to see that there are still airlines keeping the MD-11 in the skies! Where will they fly them?

btw first post on a.net! Big grin
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LX23
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RE: MD-11s For A4 & B737-500s For AR.

Mon Aug 16, 2004 3:02 am

A319: Welcome to A.net from a fellow newbie  Big grin

Grrr...I'm not gonna get to go to EZE for the next year or two, and NOW they decide to get MD11s...que plomo che!!
 
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RE: MD-11s For A4 & B737-500s For AR.

Mon Aug 16, 2004 3:11 am

Wow.. UA is starting to toss away the -522s... What on earth will they fly between PHL and ORD?  Big grin

I wonder if the -300s that AR will be getting will come from UA also..
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LVZXV
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RE: MD-11s For A4 & B737-500s For AR.

Mon Aug 16, 2004 12:56 pm

Another development: AR's next B747-400 (ex-C-FCRA) will be registered LV-AXF and should arrive on August 24.

MD11LuxuryLinr:

The -300s will also be from AF and UA. Not sure of the specific reasons as to why those airlines were chosen...

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RE: MD-11s For A4 & B737-500s For AR.

Tue Aug 17, 2004 12:51 pm

AU is also considering adding a further two MD-83s to their 3-strong fleet. The two aircraft being eyed-up are OH-LMR from Flying Finn and N824NK currently flying for Spirit in the US. These would be in addition to OH-LMS which entered service with the Argentine carrier as LV-ARF last month, possibly the oldest MD-83 on the planet!

As for AR's 6 A340-600s: Order postponed indefinitely. Real shame...  Crying

XV

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