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Lufthansa A319s

Tue Jul 17, 2001 3:46 pm

I keep reading in all the aviation magazines that Lufthansa is leasing out several of their A319s this summer to Air Malta and others. What's the problem? Have they a surplus of aircraft at this time of the year??
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RE: Lufthansa A319s

Tue Jul 17, 2001 10:48 pm

pilot shortage.

Daniel Smile
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RE: Lufthansa A319s

Tue Jul 17, 2001 11:07 pm

Does anyone know the longer-term short-haul-fleet plans of LH? At the moment it seems they are holding on to their 733s and 735s for the medium term at least, while reducing the 319s.
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RE: Hamburger

Tue Jul 17, 2001 11:35 pm

I like your handle and assume you are from my
old hometown.
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RE: Lufthansa A319s

Tue Jul 17, 2001 11:53 pm

LH is only temporatily reducing its a319 fleet. as airsicknessbag pointed out, Lufthansa suffers a lack of cockpit crews...

If only pure sweetness was offered, why's this bitter taste left in my mouth.

RE: Lufthansa A319s

Wed Jul 18, 2001 2:08 am

They could have me anytime as a pilot  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
Unfortunately they wanna have pilots with an eyesight of +/- 1 diop. only.
Might try out for LHC though.

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RE: Lufthansa A319s

Wed Jul 18, 2001 2:22 am

3 A319 aircraft will be handed over to Khalifa. One of those aircraft is the D-AILK which is flying in full Khalifa colors (looks very nice!).
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RE: Lufthansa A319s

Thu Jul 19, 2001 12:15 am

The problems LH have are easy to explain. They ordered planes but they don't have the crews to fly them. LH has a big problem to get two guys in the Cockpit.
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RE: Lufthansa A319s

Thu Jul 19, 2001 4:01 am

Maybe it will help that LH will pay their pilots better now... Does anybody know for how long those A319s will be operated by Khalifa? I know that Air Malta uses the A319 to check out if they should go A320 or 737NG. And as much as I know they also have a 737NG on lease from some airline. So that A319 shouldn't be gone for so long...

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