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Aircraft Exterior Appearance

Thu Jul 27, 2006 2:56 am

KLM seems to be acquiring the Air France 'look'!

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Why does Air France allow their planes to become so dirty?
Obviously, the longer the time between cleanings, the more work required.
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RE: Aircraft Exterior Appearance

Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:28 am

Cost i suppose is a big factor, i flew on a very dirty FR plane once from STN to venice treviso, didnt bother me at all, long as it got me there safe Big grin
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RE: Aircraft Exterior Appearance

Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:35 am

you are gonna get flamed about this!!!!

air france not washing planes
NW changing DC-9s
LH and PTV´s

Vive la France! ¡Viva México!
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RE: Aircraft Exterior Appearance

Thu Jul 27, 2006 7:12 pm

It depends on the Schedule.Out here it a Weekly wash for Each Aircraft.
I may not win often, but I damn well never lose!!! ;)
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RE: Aircraft Exterior Appearance

Thu Jul 27, 2006 8:39 pm

Yeah some KLM planes look pretty bad! A shiny, clean and tidy KLM aircraft looks just stunning.
Perhaps it's the high utilization rate that there isn't enough time to wash them?

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