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by EK413
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 196
Views: 20989

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

QF41 SYD-CGK is diverting to SIN, operated by EBA IDK and people may have other views and I could be in the minority here but dont we have the Qantas Source for this sort of information? Unless it is a QF32 type of disruption do we need to have these mentioned? Or could they have their own thread p...

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by EK413
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

Next A380 for repaint will be VH-OQB departing 10th October as QF6011 direct to DXB.

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by EK413
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QANTAS' Very last 747 "domestic" flight between LAX and JFK today
Replies: 43
Views: 10127

Re: QANTAS' Very last 747 "domestic" flight between LAX and JFK today

Honoured to flown on the 2nd last QF B744 JFK-LAX service on the 30/8 operated by VHOEF. Disappointed to see the service downgraded to a B787.
(Downgrade in seat count)

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by EK413
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

In saying that, VHOQG will be the next A388 heading off to DXB via SIN on 16th of this month. EK413 OQG arrived in DXB last night for painting. OQI has been out of service for a couple of weeks at SYD. Similar pattern to OQG prior to repainting so maybe OQI is next to be painted? Only 4 more to go ...

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by EK413
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways giving one of their 777s a beautiful makeover
Replies: 30
Views: 10892

Re: Qatar Airways giving one of their 777s a beautiful makeover

Money on #Fifaworldcup2022 special livery.

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by EK413
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 45058

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

Adelaide airport have announced $165 million terminal expansion planned. Fly through the new $165m terminal expansion planned for #Adelaide Airport. It’ll be the biggest infrastructure project since completion of the existing terminal in 2005. Full video and details: (link: http://www.adelaideairpor...

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by EK413
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

My QF81 flight this saturday is operated by an A380 but there is no QF82 this day, is it another A380 to DXB for paiting? A332 update. •-EBA through to -EBN will be modified to incorporate WiFi and cabins of -EBG and -EBL reconfigured to the standard domestic configuration.   •-EBO through to -EBV ...

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by EK413
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

RE the A332 'rejiigs' of VH-EBO/P/Q/R/S/V. J/C will physically lose 1 J/C seat. The actual seat count will be 27J. various Google searches confirms this :) 1 J/C loo added, galley space increased/rejigged. Also Y/C will lose some seats. I dont know how many, as there are various numbers floating ar...

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by EK413
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

A332 update. •-EBA through to -EBN will be modified to incorporate WiFi and cabins of -EBG and -EBL reconfigured to the standard domestic configuration.   •-EBO through to -EBV to undergo a cabin reconfiguration which includes the addition of 1 Tech Crew Rest facility and an extra lavatory in Busin...

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by EK413
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways aircraft parked at LHR T5
Replies: 14
Views: 4453

Re: Qatar Airways aircraft parked at LHR T5

BA are leasing 3 x QR A330’s due to the on going B787 RR Trent issues.

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by EK413
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 45058

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

VHOQG will be the next A388 heading off to DXB via SIN on 16th of this month.

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by EK413
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

A332 update. •-EBA through to -EBN will be modified to incorporate WiFi and cabins of -EBG and -EBL reconfigured to the standard domestic configuration.   •-EBO through to -EBV to undergo a cabin reconfiguration which includes the addition of 1 Tech Crew Rest facility and an extra lavatory in Busin...

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by EK413
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

A332 update. •-EBA through to -EBN will be modified to incorporate WiFi and cabins of -EBG and -EBL reconfigured to the standard domestic configuration.   •-EBO through to -EBV to undergo a cabin reconfiguration which includes the addition of 1 Tech Crew Rest facility and an extra lavatory in Busin...

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by EK413
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 45058

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

A332 update. •-EBA through to -EBN will be modified to incorporate WiFi and cabins of -EBG and -EBL reconfigured to the standard domestic configuration.   •-EBO through to -EBV to undergo a cabin reconfiguration which includes the addition of 1 Tech Crew Rest facility and an extra lavatory in Busine...

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by EK413
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

A332 update. •-EBA through to -EBN will be modified to incorporate WiFi and cabins of -EBG and -EBL reconfigured to the standard domestic configuration.   •-EBO through to -EBV to undergo a cabin reconfiguration which includes the addition of 1 Tech Crew Rest facility and an extra lavatory in Busine...

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by EK413
Wed May 30, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates replacing full A380 landing gear sets
Replies: 21
Views: 6931

Re: Emirates replacing full A380 landing gear sets

It’s worth highlighting the landing gear replacement on a QF A380 was part of an Airbus review not a requirement. An SQ & EK A380 underwent the same landing replacement at the cost Airbus.

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by EK413
Fri May 25, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 44794

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

VH-EBB 1st WiFi equipped A332 rolls out Monday & will undergo test and certification flights.

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by EK413
Fri May 25, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

VH-EBB 1st WiFi equipped A332 rolls out Monday & will undergo test and certification flights.

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by EK413
Tue May 01, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 44794

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/QTR900/1138863e


& A7-APE operating QR0905 MEL-DOH has gone tech resulting in the flight night stopping.

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qf789 wrote:
A7-API is operating QR's inaugural A388 service to PER today

https://www.flightradar24.com/QTR900/1138863e


& A7-APE operating QR0905 MEL-DOH has gone tech resulting in the flight night stopping.

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by EK413
Tue May 01, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

Next A380 positioning SYD-DXB for repaint will VH-OQK on the 16th of May as QF6011.

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by EK413
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

PA515 wrote:
getluv wrote:
7 years ago is not "not so long ago".

Seriously, move on.


Six and a half years, but the same CEO with the same mentality.

PA515


& same CEO who just sold off 1,200 staff.

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by EK413
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China—Australia Air Connectivity Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 2432

Re: China—Australia Air Connectivity Thread

Never seen them in PEK, only PVG. HKG is not mainland China, as QF fanboy keep telling me despite having 120 million in the local area. Why they and JQ are not flying to two dozen mega cities in China is beyond me. Because Chinese fly Chinese carriers. Even QF is the better carrier of the several c...

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by EK413
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

The next QF A380 going in for repaint will be -OQL. Aircraft will ferry to DXB on the 21st of April after operating the SYD-SIN QF81.

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by EK413
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

M1ssilez wrote:
When does the next 380 go in for repaint?


-OQL will ferry to DXB on the 21st of April.

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by EK413
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Lisbon Airport
Replies: 89
Views: 12940

Re: New Lisbon Airport

Wasn’t the new airport put on hold until Portugal’s debt is put in order?!?

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by EK413
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

More than likely cashing in to pay for a Dream)liner firm order. Or scraping together pennies to put down a deposit on 20x 777X :D Just like BA, QF will regret offloading it’s catering division. Selling off profitable assets for a short term gain?!? On the other hand Dnata are very well established...

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by EK413
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is NZ flying from LHR-LAX? Is it a connection?
Replies: 57
Views: 8931

Re: Why is NZ flying from LHR-LAX? Is it a connection?

NZ1 is a regular passenger service flown daily by AirNZ. It provides a direct flight between NZ and the UK with LAX as the regular stopover. Apparently AirNZ is quite popular on the route and carries a lot of customers solely between LHR and LAX, but not on to AKL where the flight terminates. Ah ok...

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by EK413
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY cancel PER
Replies: 45
Views: 10479

Re: EY cancel PER

I’m surprised there’s no mention as to what EY will do with their shiny brand new midfield terminal. Once finished there won’t be much of EY left!

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by EK413
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

https://www.qantasnewsroom.com.au/media ... -business/


More than likely cashing in to pay for a Dream)liner firm order.

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qf789 wrote:
Qantas has signed an agreement for the sale of its catering business to dnata

https://www.qantasnewsroom.com.au/media ... -business/


More than likely cashing in to pay for a Dream)liner firm order.

EK413

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by EK413
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Ultimate scenario would be a 4 x weekly PER-JNB accompanied by a 3 x weekly PER-CPT, but one can dream. I mean, it would be possible with 1 aircraft. Yea, it'd be great to see the ambition at PER continue, with the likes of: http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=PER+-+CPT%0d%0aPER+-+BOM%0d%0aPER+-+JNB%0d%0aPE...

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by EK413
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Perhaps SAA will take on QF in the challenge, and launch something like JNB - MEL or CPT - SYD? :lol: Cheers, C. The writing is on the wall here. I think SA will drop frequency to PER. QF used to fly JNB-PER-SYD and a quite a number of years back used to do JNB-PER as a seasonal flight( this flight...

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by EK413
Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Interesting news surrounding QF A330 PER-JNB announcement. Great frame utilisation and seem less considering Domestic and Internarional under the one roof. ;)

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by EK413
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

From another angle titles really suit the A380 :) http://i1362.photobucket.com/albums/r687/pcl138/A8BE74C3-A267-4EED-B49E-DFC7B7A0741D_zpsec6zsefx.jpg Source: Unknown EK413 The winged kangaroo at the nose looks a bit too far forward in relation to the name IMO I agree, however there are pitot tubes...

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by EK413
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

From another angle titles really suit the A380 :)

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Source: Unknown

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by EK413
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

The titles really suit the A380 :)

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Source: Unknown

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by EK413
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

QF 1st A380 repaint VH-OQF positioning back to SYD on the 11th of April. Scheduled to depart 1020 DXB local arriving SYD 0620 local on the 12th of April. EK413 Here is the first pic of OQF repainted https://www.instagram.com/p/BhTng9ClyWw/?utm_source=ig_embed Looks smart in the new livery :) can’t ...

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by EK413
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Sitting on QF10 PER-MEL and there is literally 4 of us in premium economy... I think it goes to show just how PER-centric this flight is! Pretty spectacular to have a whole row across to myself. Not sure you can judge one flight on a saturday night. Also havent you thought many passengers might be ...

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by EK413
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Sitting on QF10 PER-MEL and there is literally 4 of us in premium economy... I think it goes to show just how PER-centric this flight is! Pretty spectacular to have a whole row across to myself. Umm, do you think travelling on a weekend might make a difference, especially on a sat evening?? Flying ...

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by EK413
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

QF 1st A380 repaint VH-OQF positioning back to SYD on the 11th of April. Scheduled to depart 1020 DXB local arriving SYD 0620 local on the 12th of April. EK413 Interesting that it´s OQF, I would have thought Nancy (QA) would be the first for obvious reasons. I don´t mean the QF32 subject, but this ...

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by EK413
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

QF 1st A380 repaint VH-OQF positioning back to SYD on the 11th of April. Scheduled to depart 1020 DXB local arriving SYD 0620 local on the 12th of April.

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by EK413
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 67997

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

QF 1st A380 repaint VH-OQF positioning back to SYD on the 11th of April. Scheduled to depart 1020 DXB local arriving SYD 0620 local on the 12th of April.

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by EK413
Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Any idea what happened with VH-EBD operating QF583? http://i1362.photobucket.com/albums/r687/pcl138/08691266-7215-4561-8E02-9C26E8EB2982_zps2kckyqhi.jpg EK413 Is this the same bird that had hydraulic issues earlier in the week ? also enroute Syd > Per An767 I’m not sure if that was -EBD OR -EBM? EK...

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by EK413
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Any idea what happened with VH-EBD operating QF583?

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by EK413
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is new SAA fleet announcement imminent?
Replies: 51
Views: 6604

Re: Is new SAA fleet announcement imminent?

Given their financial situation, how are they going to pay for a new fleet? Is the S.A. government going to bail them out yet again? They have no option but to get rid of the fuel guzzlers and revamp their management and workers. The market is there its huge and they can make profit with proper man...

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by EK413
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Emirates Sydney Changes
Replies: 13
Views: 4980

Re: Strange Emirates Sydney Changes

Yeah, EK will probably announce they are downgrading the CHC tag to 77W and let the 388 sit on the ground that day seeing as QF has A388 facilities here and minor maintenance could be carried out here if need be. 77W will provide better economics and better turnaround times as well as being more ca...

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by EK413
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Wouldn’t HNA exit impact VA recent entry to the MEL-HKG & (soon) SYD-HKG services?!? I’m pretty sure HNA aren’t going to hand over those HKG slots over and pack their bags. EK413 If HNA sold out of VA and the HKG routes did get pulled and VA needed a quick solution as to where to send some A330...

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by EK413
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
Replies: 83
Views: 15679

Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

Newly more detailed interior designs https://image.ibb.co/mDSFjn/094354zkq8pqsk2hyqj7j2.jpg https://image.ibb.co/kOTAH7/094645sazizq7pak7kwpip.jpg https://image.ibb.co/gxohVS/094428f0aiu5n57pz2lpas.jpg https://image.ibb.co/n7KBPn/094419e0nurl23c35ni5gr.jpg https://image.ibb.co/c3O5jn/094524vpcbcmdy1...

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by EK413
Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Wouldn’t HNA exit impact VA recent entry to the MEL-HKG & (soon) SYD-HKG services?!? I’m pretty sure HNA aren’t going to hand over those HKG slots over and pack their bags. EK413 I don't think HNA is just going to pack up shop and move on so soon. I know that they have a very complicated situat...

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by EK413
Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 55950

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

The best outcome for VA would be to have SQ take a larger interest, with EY and HNA exiting. HNA have some significant issues they are trying to manage, which also makes it likely they could be seriously considering selling their stake. Wouldn’t HNA exit impact VA recent entry to the MEL-HKG & ...

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by EK413
Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Lufthansa Group returning to Australasia?
Replies: 63
Views: 8852

Re: Possibility of Lufthansa Group returning to Australasia?

KL once served AMS-KUL-SYD & now code-share on MH. I can’t remember the year KL pulled out of SYD? EK413 The last KL flight from SYD was on the 23 March 2001, presumably that was the end of the NW schedule for that year. Flight operated as KL843 as SYD-SIN-AMS, 744 PH-BFI CIty of Jakarta operat...

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