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KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:14 am

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Royal Dutch Airline, KLM, would offer services into Tanzania on Boeing 777s, which should help boost the East Africa country's tourism.

The Boeing, which can carry over 300 passangers, landed at the Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) last week for the first time, from Amsterdam, The Netherlands..........

http://allafrica.com/stories/200606060488.html
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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:16 am

They can't even write "Passengers" correctly.
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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:23 am

Quoting Christeljs (Reply 1):
They can't even write "Passengers" correctly.

I don't think they have a "Check Spelling" feature. Don't be so critical!!!
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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:53 am

Isn't KIA - Kaiapit, Papua New Guinea? JRO is Kiliminjaro Int'l Airport.

I could be wrong.
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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Wed Jun 07, 2006 5:17 am

Quoting EWRCabincrew (Reply 3):
Isn't KIA - Kaiapit, Papua New Guinea? JRO is Kiliminjaro Int'l Airport.

It's just the abbreviation of the airports full name. Just like the airport of (example) Bonaire is Bonaire Intl. Airport (BIA)

Same thing applies here.
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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Wed Jun 07, 2006 5:24 am

and there you have it. Question answered.

Thanks AirKas1
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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Wed Jun 07, 2006 6:11 am

Is the routing still AMS-JRO-DAR-AMS? I took this flight back in September of 2004 when it was a 767--it's a great way to get to northern Tanzania from Europe or, in my case, North America. For what it's worth, I believe they have also operated the MD-11 on this route from time to time in the past. Hope I can try it on the 777 someday--I'd love to go back!
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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Wed Jun 07, 2006 7:50 am

Quoting FoxBravo (Reply 6):
Is the routing still AMS-JRO-DAR-AMS? I took this flight back in September of 2004 when it was a 767--it's a great way to get to northern Tanzania from Europe or, in my case, North America. For what it's worth, I believe they have also operated the MD-11 on this route from time to time in the past. Hope I can try it on the 777 someday--I'd love to go back!

Yes. The routiong is the same. I took flew on the MD-11 when it was in service. Still beats BA in terms of service and quality.
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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Wed Jun 07, 2006 3:19 pm

Well, the 777 on this route is temporarily. Eventually it will be flown by the MD11 again.

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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Wed Jun 07, 2006 6:55 pm

The B772ER currently deployed on the AMS-JRO-DAR-AMS route is temporarily switched with the one from the AMS-DEL route, which is now operating with MD11. In the winter schedule JRO-DAR will revert to MD11 and DEL will once again see the B772ER.
 
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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Thu Jun 08, 2006 4:19 am

Quoting HB-IWC (Reply 9):
the winter schedule JRO-DAR will revert to MD11

Thank God!

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RE: KLM Flies 777 To JRO For First Time

Thu Jun 08, 2006 4:22 am

this is not the first time a kl772 has flown to Dar......it's a seasonal switch to cover capacity for the African Safari season...

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