BoeingDrew
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First 777 LR Routes? I Want To Get On One!

Thu Feb 17, 2005 3:26 pm

Hi,

Where are the first 777 LR routes going to be with Eva Air and PIA?

Thanks,
Drew
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N317AS
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Thu Feb 17, 2005 3:34 pm

Not sure Drew, but for the one that rolled out yesterday, it won't be until 2006. It will be at BFI and other places, for the rest of the year in flight test.
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The777Man
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Thu Feb 17, 2005 4:37 pm

First route will probably be KHI-JFK or KHI-LAX by PK.

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vulindlela744
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Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:19 pm

I would imagine EVA will start Taipei-NYC nonstop. They can do it with current aircraft but it is weight restricted.
 
ushermittwoch
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Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:21 pm

I would imagine that EVA will not operate any pax route...
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Rj111
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Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:25 pm

Are they definately going to change from 772LR to F's Usher?
 
Spike
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Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:40 pm

First PK 777-200LR will be Karachi-Islamabad-London (as always). KHI-LAX will come a loooong time after (if at all). They'll probably lease it to Jet Airways for their bus route.
 
ConcordeBoy
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Fri Feb 18, 2005 3:41 am


Quoting Vulindlela744 (reply 3):
I would imagine EVA will start Taipei-NYC nonstop.

...too bad that'll be with the 773ER now  Big grin
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N1120A
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Fri Feb 18, 2005 5:50 am

>Are they definately going to change from 772LR to F's Usher?<

It has not been confirmed yet, but is likely. BTW, the 772LR was meant to go TPE-PTY non-stop for Evergreen's cargo activities mostly.

>First PK 777-200LR will be Karachi-Islamabad-London (as always).<

What the hell for? They have aircraft more than able to run that already that either hold more seats (743) or are lighter (772ER).
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ConcordeBoy
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Fri Feb 18, 2005 5:54 am

Quoting N1120A (reply 8):
BTW, the 772LR was meant to go TPE-PTY non-stop for Evergreen's cargo activities mostly.

As a secondary mission... they were originally ordered for TPE-EWR/CDG nonstop avoiding PRC airspace. But then, the 773ERs proved capable of opping that route with all the requirements plus more seats that BR intended.

Quoting N1120A (reply 8):
What the hell for?

familiarization, what else
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The777Man
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Tue Feb 22, 2005 4:26 pm

First route for the 777-200LR will KHI-IAH according to an article in this week's Aviation Week magazine.

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Tue Feb 22, 2005 4:58 pm

Quoting Spike (reply 6):
They'll probably lease it to Jet Airways for their bus route.


Is there any background to this comment? Is this being seriously considered by PK or 9W?
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RE: First 777 LR Routes? I Want To Get On One!

Wed Feb 23, 2005 2:15 am

Nimish.... that was Spike. You should know not to listen to him
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