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Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 3:55 am

A quick question - I don't suppose a new hybrid colour ' scheme' warrants priority screening (Transavia/Spicejet)? Did a search, but can't quite find a clear answer.

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RE: Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 4:01 am

Peter
I caught that one on Sunday and it is not on the site. It went onto the priority screening within a few minutes and has stayed there ever since. I certainly considered it priority but obviously a screener disagreed. I submitted it as a priority as I thought it Newsworthy too and a magazine has accepted it on that basis.

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RE: Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 4:06 am

Quoting Ptrjong (Thread starter):
A quick question - I don't suppose a new hybrid colour ' scheme' warrants priority screening (Transavia/Spicejet)? Did a search, but can't quite find a clear answer.

I think I read about priority screening that it won't include such cases.

Georg

EDIT: Searched the forum b/c I thought that even Transavia with the every years new hybrids were mentioned but wasn't lucky on finding the thread.

[Edited 2006-06-01 21:16:55]
 
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RE: Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 4:15 am

Mick,

On Sunday it was in full Spicejet colours, right? It is a hybrid now (and a rather odd-looking one).

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RE: Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 4:20 am

Quoting Ptrjong (Reply 3):
On Sunday it was in full Spicejet colours, right?

Yes, a full Spicejet livery. I think I was damned lucky to catch that one. Apparently it should have been in the paintshop but was brought out to cover an aircraft that went tech !
Still a hybrid in the eyes of the site here

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RE: Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 4:27 am

An aircraft in full colours of one airline, but operated by another airline is a hybrid? Really? What if it's been hired for one flight?

Anyway, PH-HZR is in mixed colours now, so the question becomes: does an aircraft in a new mix of two colour schemes possibly warrant priority?
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RE: Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 4:31 am

Quoting Ptrjong (Reply 5):
An aircraft in full colours of one airline, but operated by another airline is a hybrid? Really? What if it's been hired for one flight?

There was a lot of discussion/argument about this a while ago, but that is the rule as it stands. I very much doubt that it would get priority. I thought mine would but in view of me getting mine wrong, I would suspect that yours would go the same way.

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RE: Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 6:09 am

I don't think Mick's case is the same as mine.

Quoting Jorge1812 (Reply 2):
I think I read about priority screening that it won't include such cases.

Thanks. I'd like to get a confirmation of that though.
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RE: Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Sat Jun 03, 2006 7:20 am

The info you're looking for can be found on the second page after uploading.

Click on the help link, noted by "Hybrid"....

(That's why my pic of 'HZR' is also still waiting for screening.)

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RE: Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Sat Jun 03, 2006 7:38 am

A full-livery aircraft which happens to be operating a flight for a different company is certainly not a "hybrid" as this is a regular occurence - every day there are dozens and dozens of flights in this situation. The incident with the Eirjet Airbus which landed at a military base by accident, when operating a Ryanair flight, springs to mind as just one example.

The Spicejet aircraft has now been stickered over with Transavia logos, but still bits of red paint showing and some of the letter "S" revealed. While it looks weird, it does not qualify as Priority Screening as it is only a one-off hybrid and not a special-scheme or a new livery.

If only we could get the queue down a bit shorter, these discussion of Priority would be so much less important...

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RE: Hybrids: Priority Screening?

Sat Jun 03, 2006 7:56 am

Thanks TZ, that's what I was suspecting.

Quoting CHabu (Reply 8):
The info you're looking for can be found on the second page after uploading. Click on the help link, noted by "Hybrid"....

That help text didn't answer my question.
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