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LH MD-11s In FAI

Wed Mar 29, 2000 8:38 am

Lufthansa inaugurated MD-11F cargo service into Fairbanks Alaska today. The MD-11F will replace approx 2/3 of LH 747-200 Europe to Asia cargo flights via FAI. LH has been using FAI as their Europe to Asia tech-stop since 1990.

D-ABCI arrived at 11:15 local time and departed at 12:15, right on schedule, it will be nice to see the MD-11 coming into FAI from now on. This a/c looked brand new, not sure when it was delivered to LH but it was resplindant in the white/grey/blue LH livery.
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RE: LH MD-11s In FAI

Wed Mar 29, 2000 9:38 am

Is Luftansa the only European airline that offers cargo services to Fairbanks?
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RE: LH MD-11s In FAI

Wed Mar 29, 2000 9:57 am

Air France operates 16 weekly flights into FAI between CDG and NRT/SEL with 747-200s

Lufthansa operates 19 weekly flights through FAI between FRA/GOT and NRT/SEL/KIX (both directions) with 747-200s and now MD-11Fs

Cargolux operates 4 weekly flights between LUX and either KHV/KIX/NRT, again, both directions exclusively with 747-400Fs.

Heavy Lift and Volga Dnepr both use FAI as a tech stop for AN-124 charters between various places. There is usually 2 flights a week coming through with the AN-124.

Northern Air Cargo operates regular scheduled intra-Alaska cargo flights with DC-6 and 727-100Fs.

Air Cargo Express operates regular scheduled and charter cargo flights out of FAI both in Alaska, Canada and the lower 48 with DC-6A/B/ C-118/ C-46s a/c.

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