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A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:45 pm

The A340 in full Conviasa cs , stored at Paris Orly for months now , has received attention by Air France maintenance department , and NEW , has received its Venezuelan registration , YV1004.
Does this mean , delivery is imminent ?
Will Conviasa open Madrid with this Airbus ?
 
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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:47 pm

I would guess so, but didn't someone on here say this was going to Spanish operator Air Plus Commit?

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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Tue Mar 06, 2007 12:01 am

It seems like Conviasa is coming to MAD soon. They already list Madrid in their website even though the booking engine doesn't work.

www.conviasa.aero

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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Tue Mar 06, 2007 12:03 am

Yes you are right.This A340 , which at once was not taken up by Conviasa , was supposed to go to Air Comet.
But the latter beginns to receive ex A340s Virgin Atlantic.
So , obviously Conviasa changed their mind , and will finally accept it.
 
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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Tue Mar 06, 2007 1:54 am

Quoting FCKC (Thread starter):
has received its Venezuelan registration , YV1004.

Oh well! Now things are starting to get interesting!

I don't think MAD is a good place for Conviasa to go to... too crowded!

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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:06 am

Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 1):
but didn't someone on here say this was going to Spanish operator Air Plus Commit?

Air Comet.  Wink

As FCKC mentioned Air Comet is instead taking delivery of two ex-Virgin A340-300s. They have already taken delivery of one. The airline will also be taking delivery of two ex-Air Madrid A330-200s.
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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:49 am

I'm very surprised about the change (at Conviasa). But not sure if this really happen... Perhaps they get the A340 before the bit CCS A.net meeting.
 
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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Wed Mar 07, 2007 6:01 am

The first A340 in YV registration!!!...We will have to see it to beleive it
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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Wed Mar 07, 2007 12:06 pm

Quoting Cybergus (Reply 7):
The first A340 in YV registration!!!...We will have to see it to believe it

Oh yeah I need to see this Plane here in CCS to Believe, so when this Plane is going to be in Conviasa Fleets?

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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:22 pm

Quoting Orl777 (Reply 8):
so when this Plane is going to be in Conviasa Fleets?

from Skyliner Aviation:
Airbus A340 -211 031 YV1004 ConViasa for delivery mid mar07 TLS-CCS ex F-WQTN
 
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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Thu Mar 08, 2007 4:55 am

VS G-VBUS was at Filton in Air Comet.com markings on Saturday.
 
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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Fri Mar 09, 2007 9:44 am

Quoting 797 (Reply 4):
Oh well! Now things are starting to get interesting!

ha ha your right ... I can see them announcing in the comings days " New social route to Pyongyang or something similar" ha ha

We'll see if they are a real airline or just another member of the government.

If they announce a route to one of Chavez friends like Pyongyang or something like that then they will truly convince me that there is NO hope for that airline after the petro-dolars are gone... if they star a european route that has something to do with the Venezuelan an Latin-American market and that is at least economically feasible... yeah I know I'm just dreaming.... that will never happen.. I better just stop tipping he he
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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Fri Mar 09, 2007 10:00 am

Quoting Viasa (Reply 9):
Airbus A340 -211 031 YV1004 ConViasa for delivery mid mar07 TLS-CCS ex F-WQTN

That means it has already arrived???
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RE: A340 Conviasa Ready To Be Delivered?

Fri Mar 09, 2007 12:57 pm

Quoting 797 (Reply 12):
That means it has already arrived???

Mid March would mean ---> next week.


I'm glad Conviasa will take delivery of their first widebody aircraft even though they are taking a worn out and old A340-200. Why no A340-300? More airlines are getting rid of their A340-300s these days and in the coming years as well. AC comes to mind as one of the bigger A340 operators to get rid of their A340-300s soon. Can't Conviasa take over ex-AC A340-300s as they are newer as well? The A340-200 Conviasa will take over is one of the first built A340s as far as I know, if not the first built A340.

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