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AlexA340B777
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757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Thu Aug 25, 2011 5:11 pm

Hey guys,

checking my itenary I realized that I am booked on a Saudi Arabian flight which is done by a Boeing 757-200 mixed config.

Anyhow, when checking airfleets.net and planespotters.net, all Saudi 757s are being shown as stored or active with other operators.

The flights I am booked on are from Riyadh to Tabuk and vv., flight numbers are SV1527 and SV1540.

Anyone here knowing which 757s are still flying with Saudi, or which planes are maybe operating this route for Saudi Arabian Airlines?

A list of all those 757s including their regs would be GREAT!

Thanks everyone for your help in advance!


best regards

Alex
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:01 pm

I believe TC-OGS & TC-OGT are again on lease to Saudi Arabian Airlines, not sure if any others are.

http://www.planespotters.net/Airline/Saudi-Arabian-Airlines
 
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:24 am

Quoting bmibaby737 (Reply 1):
I believe TC-OGS & TC-OGT are again on lease to Saudi Arabian Airlines, not sure if any others are.

Confirmed!

http://data.flight24.com/airplanes/tc-ogt/

Quoting AlexA340B777 (Thread starter):
I am booked on a Saudi Arabian flight which is done by a Boeing 757-200

Looking fwd for a TR!
 
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Fri Aug 26, 2011 2:08 pm

Great info guys!

Thank you so much!

Have a nice weekend!


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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:32 pm

No disrespect to Atlasjet, but if I were in your position I would look into changing my booking to a flight on SV metal if at all possible.
 
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Sat Aug 27, 2011 12:08 am

Quoting HiJazzey (Reply 4):
No disrespect to Atlasjet, but if I were in your position I would look into changing my booking to a flight on SV metal if at all possible.

SV operates their own A320's from RUH to TUU on We/Fr/Sa so that should be possible, KK operates 757's for SV to TUU twice daily. Personally I would prefer the 757.   
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Sat Aug 27, 2011 4:03 pm

Quoting HiJazzey (Reply 4):
No disrespect to Atlasjet, but if I were in your position I would look into changing my booking to a flight on SV metal if at all possible.

So it means this flight is done by Atlasjet? Are the 757s not painted into Saudi Arabian livery and flying with Saudi Arabian crews?

What is the problem with flying on Atlasjet?


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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Sat Aug 27, 2011 4:19 pm

Speaking purely from the business-side of the equation, Atlasjet is one of the most prolific "lease from us!" ACMI charters in eastern Europe. When I was working in CASL, Atlasjet was one of our most reliable go-to sources for A320 wet and ACMI leases, despite the quality of their product offering. They were relatively fair in terms of hourly cost, and almost always had an available aircraft.
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Sun Aug 28, 2011 10:32 am

Hi Alex,

Yes, the flight will be operated with Atlasjet crew. As for livery, it'll definitely have SV titles, but I'm not sure if it is painted in full livery.
 
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Sun Aug 28, 2011 4:41 pm

Thanks for the info HiJazzey.
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:33 pm

On a side note...although configured as a medical ship, HZ-HMED is a 757 painted in standard Saudi Arabian Airlines colors. It was still active as of last year, does anyone know if it's still with them?

http://www.opshots.net/gallery2/index.php?page=photos&id=21579
 
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:21 pm

Hey guys,

I was indeed flying on TC-OGS some days ago...

Now hoping to catch TC-OGT on my way back....


Greetings from Saudi Arabia!

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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Fri Sep 09, 2011 9:39 pm

Thanks for the update Alex,

Hope you had a good flight.
 
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Sat Sep 10, 2011 4:59 am

Hi,

yes the flight was very nice, good meal and a nice ride!


btw: the plane was in complete Saudi Arabian livery...


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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:37 am

My first look at a Saudia B752. Taken a few days back in Medina:

TC-OGS

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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:36 pm

Yeah I have made it onto TC-OGT!

So I have flown both now, very cool!


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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:36 pm

Yeah I have made it onto TC-OGT!

So I have flown both now, very cool!


Alex
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Wed Sep 14, 2011 6:35 pm

Quoting AlexA340B777 (Reply 16):
Yeah I have made it onto TC-OGT!

So I have flown both now, very cool!

Are there some informations to the pax, that the SV 757s were operated by KK?
 
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RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:10 pm

There was nothing special announced...

Without the info here in the forum, I would not have realized the 757s are leased from AtlasJet or operated by other crew...


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