yulguy
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New A310 For TS

Thu Apr 12, 2007 7:29 am

I read in La Presse today that TS announced today it would increase the size of its fleet of widbodies with the addition of a new Airbus A310-300. Is the aircraft really new or previously used? If it's previously used, with which airline was it before? I didn't even think A310s were still made for passenger service.
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OceansWorld
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RE: New A310 For TS

Thu Apr 12, 2007 7:39 am

Quoting Yulguy (Thread starter):
Is the aircraft really new or previously used?

The last A310 produced was an A310-324 for Uzbekistan Airways to which it was delivered in June 1998. So TS will get another second-hand A310, but I've no clue yet from which source.

http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/April2007/10/c3204.html
 
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RobK
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RE: New A310 For TS

Thu Apr 12, 2007 7:51 am

Ex Lufthansa apparently.

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EI321
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RE: New A310 For TS

Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:04 am

New A310 production officially ceased a long time ago The A330-200 has effectivly continued where the A310 stopped.

[Edited 2007-04-12 01:05:17]
 
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LTU932
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RE: New A310 For TS

Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:04 am

Quoting RobK (Reply 2):
Ex Lufthansa apparently.

Wouldn't be surprising. They already have a few ex LH A313s in their fleet, the last one being C-GTSX, which used to be D-AIDH and flew for a year with NM before NM was shut down.
 
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yowza
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RE: New A310 For TS

Thu Apr 12, 2007 12:06 pm

I saw this mentioned in the papers here in Toronto. For some odd reason though the 310 shown with the article was not a TS one rather RJ. Take from that what you will.

YOWza

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