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New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sat Oct 09, 2004 10:11 am

Folks,

Former Qantas New Zealand 737-300 ZK-CZR is scheduled to leave Christchurch, NZ at 1800 local today (9th) for Pago Pago and onward to Mexico on delivery to Azteca. Crews have been staged along the way so expect it to be in Mexico real soon!

ZK-CZS is still air-testing at Christchurch but will be following in its sisters' footsteps soon too.

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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sat Oct 09, 2004 11:53 am

Sweet. I hope they will be more competitive and able to create brand awareness in the Mexican market now that they are enlarging their fleet. If the new management of ZE could learn some tricks from Brazil's Gol, they might capture more market share.
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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sat Oct 09, 2004 12:22 pm

Sorry, I forgot to mention that the registration is/will be XA-UCL.

Hope that helps.

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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sun Oct 10, 2004 3:32 am

RobK,

Thank you very much for the uptade!

I was about to start a new thread of this but you beat me!

L. A. AZTECA is getting 3 extra B737-300.

You know the previous registration of the 3rd one and rego's for 2 and 3??

Are these aircraft flying full c/s or whitie fuselage?

BTW ZK-CZS was del new to TAESA! Good to see it back to our skies!


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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sun Oct 10, 2004 4:41 am

Hi Ricardo,

I don't have the details you require yet but I'll post here when I do.

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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sun Oct 10, 2004 1:03 pm

XA-UCL departed Christchurch on time as expected as 'LCD8001' enroute to Pago Pago.

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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sun Oct 10, 2004 1:37 pm

It's nice hearing of new planes with mexican carriers. Hopefully more people can aford traveling by plane.
 
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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sun Oct 10, 2004 2:53 pm

havent heard much about this airline recently, do they still fly their ontario, ca route, if so, is that their only us route. i was just searching their website late night and couldnt find much
 
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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sun Oct 10, 2004 3:00 pm

Last I checked, they still fly to ONT, but I don't know about other ones. I really think their planes would look beautiful if they moved away from the white and used a gold theme (Aztec Gold) and detailed the Aztec buildings on the tail
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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sun Oct 10, 2004 3:13 pm

STOP THE PRESSES ! ! ! ! !

Flight-plan was cancelled yesterday and the plane didn't get off the ground I have since been told !!

However, my contact at Christchurch has physically seen it leave there about 20 minutes ago as 1845 local as XA-UCL callsign 'LCD8001' enroute for Pago Pago, that is now confirmed!! It was sporting a lovely colourful all-white paint scheme.

Sorry for the confusion.

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Rob K

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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Mon Oct 11, 2004 12:12 am

In addition to ONT, ZE also flies to Laredo, Texas three times a week from MEX.
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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Mon Oct 11, 2004 4:54 am

According to the flight-plan, it arrived at Honolulu from Pago Pago 10th 1604UTC.

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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Mon Oct 11, 2004 6:50 am

Is it carrying extra tanks, or because they are light can the plane make it on all of the flights?
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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Mon Oct 11, 2004 6:56 am

Is it carrying extra tanks, or because they are light can the plane make it on all of the flights?

Make what? I doubt it will be fitted with extra tanks.

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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Mon Oct 11, 2004 7:38 am

Make some of the hops, including the HNL-LAX or HNL-TIJ flights
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RE: New 737-300 On Delivery To Azteca Shortly

Sun Oct 24, 2004 4:14 am

Sorry for the delay in posting but their second 737-300 was delivered from Christchurch in the very early hours of 19/10/04.

19/10/04 'LCD8003' XA-UCP B733 c/n 24030 NZCH-NSTU-PHNL on delivery to Lineas Aereas Azteca.

Hope that helps someone.

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