747boy
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Air Atlanta Europe 747 300

Sat Mar 19, 2005 7:09 pm

Does anyone have any info on the 747 300 that Air Atlanta Europe use out of LGW. How old these planes are, any pics especially interior would be great.

Thanks.
 
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RE: Air Atlanta Europe 747 300

Sat Mar 19, 2005 10:31 pm

EUK are using B743 TF-AME out of LGW. It's an ex-Corsair machine (replaced with an ex-UA B744).

Here is a little history. First flight 17/10/1984
http://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/?msn=23032&app=b747

I know they use them on their LGW-SSH and LGW-HRG flights.


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RE: Air Atlanta Europe 747 300

Sat Mar 19, 2005 10:32 pm

I'm not too sure about the status of TF-ARU and TF-ARS though


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RE: Air Atlanta Europe 747 300

Sat Mar 19, 2005 10:47 pm

You mena TF-AME actually moves outside of MAN?  Wow!
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RE: Air Atlanta Europe 747 300

Sat Mar 19, 2005 10:47 pm

Former Corsair 743,TF-AME, has just been painted in full Travel City Direct colours. No photo in the database yet, but it can be seen here and looks *almost* exactly the same as that used on the 742's - 'spot' the difference.  Wink


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RE: Air Atlanta Europe 747 300

Sat Mar 19, 2005 11:04 pm

I see most of these Birds @ Man.. never flown on one though..  Smile
 
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RE: Air Atlanta Europe 747 300

Sat Mar 19, 2005 11:39 pm

When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
 
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RE: Air Atlanta Europe 747 300

Sun Mar 20, 2005 7:14 pm

Hi Guys,

Thanks for the info on the Air Atlanta 743, 2 weeks to go and I will be working in them!!

Thanks again
 
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RE: Air Atlanta Europe 747 300

Sun Mar 20, 2005 7:33 pm

Hello,

I actually flew Air Atlanta from LGW to Sandford a couple of weeks ago on G-BDXJ, Nice flight, cabin is nice, though no drop down tv's, Just a big one at front of each section.

Probably would have been nicer to fly a 747-300, don't know really, but TF-AME was parked up new to G-BDXJ when I was getting ready to leave and take-off for chilly England.

Do you know for sure that your working on 747-300's?

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RE: Air Atlanta Europe 747 300

Sun Mar 20, 2005 7:39 pm

Hi Jimmy,

Yeah have been told that most flights will be to Sandford, Orlando for Travel City Direct, they have just upgraded to the 743 series, 4 class cabin.

If we get some shorter routes like Turkey then possibly a 742 series, however we have just got a new contract for the MOD flying to the Faulklands, this will be using 742 series.

Cheers

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