aircanada333
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Air Canada A343

Thu Oct 27, 2005 8:00 am

Would it be possible to have at least one Air Canada A340-300 in YUL each day as a regular flight instead of A330-300?

Because there is no AC A340-300 in YUL there all in YYZ and YVR.
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Boeing744
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RE: Air Canada A343

Thu Oct 27, 2005 8:05 am

There is no need for one, all of YUL's destinations are within easy reach of the 333 and 763.
 
squared
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RE: Air Canada A343

Thu Oct 27, 2005 8:08 am

It's related to demand. YVR and YYZ have flights to Asia. Those long routes are where the A340s are best utilized. YUL has no flights to Asia, so why use an A340 out of YUL?, Especially when AC has a shortage of lift for long-haul international flights...

SQuared

[Edited 2005-10-27 01:13:36]

[Edited 2005-10-27 01:15:52]
 
ktachiya
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RE: Air Canada A343

Thu Oct 27, 2005 9:03 am

Quoting SQuared (Reply 2):
YVR and YYZ have flights to Asia. Those long routes are where the A340s are best utilized.

Yes but routes like NRT are both done from YYZ/YVR on a B767-300ER, so is this just a capacity issue? Last summer, AC flew a A333 over the Pacific to NRT on one day and it was on an airline magazine's "rare birds," section.

I have been reading for a long time about the shortage of AC long-haul fleets but is it impossible to lease anything? Or, can't they get the long-haul fleet like the B767-300ER from its YYZ-YVR flights and divert that to a new international destination?
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Slarty
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RE: Air Canada A343

Thu Oct 27, 2005 9:58 am

Quoting Ktachiya (Reply 3):
I have been reading for a long time about the shortage of AC long-haul fleets but is it impossible to lease anything?

There are no T7 but plenty of 340-X (with Jet-A up from a year ago).
 
trex8
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RE: Air Canada A343

Thu Oct 27, 2005 8:55 pm

Quoting Slarty (Reply 4):
There are no T7 but plenty of 340-X (with Jet-A up from a year ago).

except for these SA A343s Jet took there are no A340s available, there are still a few stored 777s
 
ourboeing
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RE: Air Canada A343

Thu Oct 27, 2005 9:01 pm

Quoting Trex8 (Reply 5):
except for these SA A343s Jet took there are no A340s available, there are still a few stored 777s

Where are these 777s? Last I heard was that there were several airlines trying to find these hotcakes..
 
aircanada333
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RE: Air Canada A343

Fri Oct 28, 2005 5:30 am

Quoting Boeing744 (Reply 1):
There is no need for one, all of YUL's destinations are within easy reach of the 333 and 763.

I know but YYZ-LHR is often done with a 343 it would be nice if YUL-CDG would be done with a 343.
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Olympus69
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RE: Air Canada A343

Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:37 am

Quoting Aircanada333 (Reply 7):
I know but YYZ-LHR is often done with a 343 it would be nice if YUL-CDG would be done with a 343.

Nice for who? Just you I suspect  Smile
 
aircanada333
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RE: Air Canada A343

Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:52 am

Quoting Olympus69 (Reply 8):
Nice for who? Just you I suspect

It would be nice for me and all YUL spotters !!!
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