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Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:59 am

I read that Turkmenistan was going to park it's 717 fleet and here's the proof. This is the second one to be parked

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/TUA3211

Seems strange that there was no hint of this or an announcement by the airline
 
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Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:57 am

Where did you read it?

Aerotransport.org shows EZ-A106 & EZ-A107 as stored at MZJ, but the remaining five as still active.
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Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:05 am

2 of 7 aircraft have recently ferried through BHX
 
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Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:10 am

Yeah, we've had 2 ferry through BHX. there was a good weeks notice that it was going to happen.

http://bhxflightguide.blogspot.com/
 
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Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:56 pm

I guess even if Turkmenistan decided to ground their 717 fleet, we would hardly noticed as they are not the world´s greatest PR machine, don´t even have a website...
It would surprise me to be honest, as the 717s are still quite new and do a nice job on domestic flights. I flew on them a couple of times from Ashgabat and it was a super pleasant experience!
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Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:33 pm

I remember going through EZ-A105 before she was delivered in LGB.


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Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:27 pm

I wonder if these aircraft will be going to the new start up airline that was just announced in Europe. I cant remember what the name was, but they were the ones that picked up the 717's from Boeing.
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Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:01 am

Quoting airevents (Reply 4):
we would hardly noticed as they are not the world´s greatest PR machine, don´t even have a website...

Hmm, I thought they did have one:


http://turkmenairlines.com/index.php/en.html
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Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:14 am

Quoting DariusBieber (Reply 7):

Hmmm this domain used to be a 'cheap' site in German and English about the airline. Not much information and no booking options or flight schedules.
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RE: Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:47 am

Quoting flightsimer (Reply 6):
I wonder if these aircraft will be going to the new start up airline that was just announced in Europe. I cant remember what the name was, but they were the ones that picked up the 717's from Boeing.

No, Volotea is getting most of the ex-YX/MX Click aircraft.

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Boeing...Airline-prnews-4126889256.html?x=0
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RE: Turkmenistan Parking Its' 717 Fleet

Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:34 am

Quoting DariusBieber (Reply 7):
http://turkmenairlines.com/index.php....html

Whoa! How long has that been there? My best friend flew this airline last summer and as of then we were pretty sure it didn't have a web site.

It looks like it even has an online booking function!
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