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by CX Flyboy
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1496
Views: 205665

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

N570B (the aforementioned 744BCF) is not going to go to WGN, because as pointed out above, they only fly GEs. This could be for anybody else: Longtail, etc. Doubtful National, either, but we'll see. Skyliner is of the opinion it is headed to 21 Air. *shrugs* It is what Planespotters.net is reportin...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue May 11, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

ZK-NBT wrote:
Captaincurious wrote:
on aircraft retirement, I'm a bit late, but 17 773s and 17 A330s are stored in Alice Springs, so they make up 34


I would think more likely a load of 77Ws and some A330s.


Also, the 34 includes Airbuses "stored" in Spain which clearly will not be returning

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by CX Flyboy
Thu May 06, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 227
Views: 63389

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

This source is showing LN1683 , BOC for Thai, as stored in Victorville. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xPZP2NmigprVBd5dklYcFOGraAn4C8Z4W0z2TPD-eD0/edit Hard to see which 777-300ER will be delivered next. Did LN1652 enter service after Aeroflot took it ? Geoff L/N 1683, HS-TTA, WE866 has be...

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by CX Flyboy
Sun May 02, 2021 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Much is Traffic Recovering?
Replies: 46
Views: 8408

Re: How Much is Traffic Recovering?

Hong Kong is getting less than 100 pax arriving through the airport on many days. That is total pax in a 24hr period! Things are not recovering here - not even close. That sounds ridiculously low. I thought I made a mistake reading it first and thought it as less than 100 pax flights arriving in a ...

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by CX Flyboy
Sat May 01, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Much is Traffic Recovering?
Replies: 46
Views: 8408

Re: How Much is Traffic Recovering?

Hong Kong is getting less than 100 pax arriving through the airport on many days. That is total pax in a 24hr period! Things are not recovering here - not even close.

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

But aren't they retiring their 773 and A330s? BTW, CX brought on another 3 ports today that will have A330 services, I think that’s around a dozen or so ports in the past 6 months. BLR , CAN, CGO, CTU, FOC, FUK, HAN, HGH, KHH, KUL, KTM, PNH, XMN. Just curious, did they buy BLR slot from KA & wh...

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by CX Flyboy
Sun Apr 25, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Cathay is planning to close its pilot base in Canada and looking at closing pilot bases in Australia and New Zealand. https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/cathay-pacific-to-close-pilot-base-canada-proposes-shut-australi-14672082 We need consider another factor when talking about this issue...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Why do I feel like a 777-9 to 787-10 conversion is coming The 787-10 can not fly HKG-JFK with premium config and lots of cargo .... The 777-9 will stay on the order book with a later delivery. I dont think anyone would suggest the 787-10 would be used for that purpose. We do however need a new regi...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

My information could be wrong. But the candidates are likely to be: 1, the solo A320 2, 4 A321CEO as new NEO is coming. 3, All B-Hxx registered A330s, that is 12 strong. 4, 17 B777-300 regional That add together is 34. I have limited information but I do know that some of the B-H A330s will remain ...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Just wonder which 34 aircrafts they are likely to retire? 777-300s? My information could be wrong. But the candidates are likely to be: 1, the solo A320 2, 4 A321CEO as new NEO is coming. 3, All B-Hxx registered A330s, that is 12 strong. 4, 17 B777-300 regional That add together is 34. I have limit...

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by CX Flyboy
Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 227
Views: 63389

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

The AHK/DHL rumour is for 5-6 frames and seems to be more than a rumour as CX is now briefing CX pilots of their intention for this to happen and be crewed by CX pilots seconded to AHK.

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by CX Flyboy
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air flight operations chief resigns after "bad apples" comment
Replies: 43
Views: 8658

Re: Wizz Air flight operations chief resigns after "bad apples" comment

This is very very common in many many airlines all around the world, it is just that management are normally smart enough not to publicize that they do it!

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by CX Flyboy
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Hong Kong will lift the previous ban on passengers who stayed in the UK for the last 21 days. Passengers can now board specific flights operated by Cathay Pacific (with inflated prices) and complete their 21 days quarantine in a designated hotel And the flights were reportedly sold out within a cou...

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by CX Flyboy
Mon Mar 22, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1496
Views: 205665

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Following on from highly respected member VCVSpotter post and images in the SoCal Boneyard thread about ex N27063 which is an ex EVA 744BDSF ex B-16402/N618BC being put back together using components off a recently retired LH 744 yet another 744F looks set to return to the worlds airways.... Planes...

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by CX Flyboy
Sun Mar 14, 2021 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1496
Views: 205665

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

744BCF re-activation : 747-444(BCF), N251KW, RR powered, Alta Airlines Holding, ferried MZJ to Kansas City (MCI) at 17 January 2021 , for HMV at Jet Midwest. Midwest confirms that the aircraft has been acquired by UAE based Aquiline International ( to join or replace 747-329SF, EW-465TQ ?) See (pay...

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by CX Flyboy
Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 227
Views: 63389

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Why do these go through HKG? Some sort of second-hand fitting or some other reason? It more than doubles the distance to Moscow. Most likely related to financing. VQ-BFN is still at HKG (March 10th), some financial (lessor) issues ? It is at Haeco and it looks like it is being worked on although I'...

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by CX Flyboy
Sat Mar 06, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1496
Views: 205665

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Lufthansa Cargo just reported record operating profits last year and that a 10th B777F will be (has been ?) ordered and delivered in 2021. See : https://www.aircargonews.net/airlines/lufthansa-cargo-announces-record-profits-and-another-b777f/ The LH group 2020 report released today (see https://inv...

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by CX Flyboy
Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 21
Views: 2588

Re: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2021

Infants don't require seats so presumably that is why they can take more passengers than the stated capacity. The government of S.R. Vietnam decided to operate a "rescue" repatriation flight, to be operated tomorrow by Vietnam Airlines. The route will be RGN-DAD, holding up to 390 pax, and...

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by CX Flyboy
Sun Feb 14, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Perhaps CX will get all the widebodies while Hong Kong Express will get all the narrowbodies? Or a mixture of both? CAAC approved the transfer of KA authorizes to 15 Chinese cities (Chongqing, Chengdu, Fuzhou, Qingdao, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Zhengzhou, Hangzhou, Xi’an, Wenzhou, Ningbo, Haikou, Sanya Na...

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by CX Flyboy
Wed Feb 10, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 227
Views: 63389

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

I wonder if this is the same rumour I’ve heard. That some might end up at Air Hong Kong? The rumours says 3 of them all this year. So there are 4 DHL 777Fs this year...after D-AALR, have the other 3 been assigned? And when are they due? Aerologic are due to get D-AALS & AALT this year as well f...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 227
Views: 63389

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Does anyone know how many more DHL 777Fs are due? I believe that even before the recently placed order, they still had several more coming from their previous order. Does anyone know which of the DHL partner airlines those frames will be assigned to? There is a rumour I am trying to confirm! I wond...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 227
Views: 63389

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Does anyone know how many more DHL 777Fs are due? I believe that even before the recently placed order, they still had several more coming from their previous order. Does anyone know which of the DHL partner airlines those frames will be assigned to? There is a rumour I am trying to confirm!

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Latest news is that no A320s will join CX, although the planning seems to change on a weekly basis as they're looking into costs. The A320 hasn’t been looked at for a while now the investor updates of last year indicated the A320s were being disposed, everything on the CX side is A321neo based, wit...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HX A330 and JL E170 runway excursion in Sapporo CTS
Replies: 13
Views: 5207

Re: HX A330 and JL E170 runway excursion in Sapporo CTS

The HX I imagine was B-LNP and not LKP.

There is a youtube video of it trying to get out of the snowbank and all I could imagine was Clarkson shouting "POWEEEEEEEERRR!"

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by CX Flyboy
Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Latest news is that no A320s will join CX, although the planning seems to change on a weekly basis as they're looking into costs. The A320 hasn’t been looked at for a while now the investor updates of last year indicated the A320s were being disposed, everything on the CX side is A321neo based, wit...

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by CX Flyboy
Sat Jan 30, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Latest news is that no A320s will join CX, although the planning seems to change on a weekly basis as they're looking into costs.

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1496
Views: 205665

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

I believe all 3 stored National jets came with everything needed. I do think the number given is a little high at $45 million. It does show though the intricate nature of bringing these jets back onto the world stage. Article below is estimating conservatively 2024 before things get "cargo wis...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1496
Views: 205665

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

NOOOOOOOOO. Hopefully she returns to the land of being able to track flights soon. For now, she slips into South America to operate in the dark with her sister ship. Disappointing indeed. Do we know why South America is a black spot? Lack of ADSB receivers around the place, or do operators work und...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1496
Views: 205665

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

.....N251KW, which flew to MCI yesterday, see post #121. I love that ATS facility at MCI (former TWA main maintenance facility), amazing architecture. Great photos back in the day of TWA 747s with the tail sticking out the door, which was designed with a hole to allow it to fit perfectly around the...

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by CX Flyboy
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Does anyone have a breakdown of the current CX fleet, including any aircraft that transferred from KA? Tail numbers, operation status etc.? Also any routes that CX is taking over would be helpful too. Thanks in advance! They have not announced which tail numbers will transfer to CX and which ones t...

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by CX Flyboy
Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51305

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

UPlog wrote:
I heard from a colleague that CX is transferring and retraining some 777 pilots to cargo 747 ops as the cargo pilots are working at such a high tempo and require additional staffing.


This process has been ongoing for quite a few months already and there will be a few more transferred soon.

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by CX Flyboy
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion thread - 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 135623

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion thread

HK residents can still enter - you cannot be banned from entering your home! However you must quarantine for 21 days. Apparently they don't think this way. When this was asked in the press conference, the health secretary replied this was consulted with the hk Department of Justice and "we thi...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion thread - 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 135623

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion thread

How long is LHR dropped for? Service was daily A35K until very recently. All UK flights by CX have been canceled since 22 Dec after a flight ban is imposed by hkg government. CX has currently canceled them until 10 Jan but don't count on it to resume so quickly, the government has not mentioned any...

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion thread - 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 135623

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion thread

filipinoavgeek wrote:
Meanwhile, it seems that CX plans to take over from KA on the HKG-DVO sector. Any news yet on the other ex-KA routes like HKG-CRK and HKG-KUL/PEN?


From what I've seen, Davao and Clark will both be transferred to HK Express. KUL/PEN to CX

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by CX Flyboy
Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion thread - 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 135623

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion thread

KA’s cost structure has never been much lower than Cathay’s. The real reason KA went through a period where they seemed to be launching new routes and taking CX flights was that CX were having trouble crewing all the flights. With the training departments working at max capacity and the unions limit...

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by CX Flyboy
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Movements/Write-off/Retirements/Scrap Thread - 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 65071

Re: A330 and A340 Movements/Write-off/Retirements/Scrap Thread - 2020

filipinoavgeek wrote:
Any updates on the status of the A330 prototype (ex-KA) and how the scrapping is moving along?


Last pic I saw was the fuselage with no wings or tail or gear or very rear part of the fuselage. That was a month or so ago. I suspect it is probably totally gone by now.

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by CX Flyboy
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Movements/Write-off/Retirements/Scrap Thread - 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 65071

Re: A330 and A340 Movements/Write-off/Retirements/Scrap Thread - 2020

VRHNM wrote:
Rumour has it that the world's first A330 has been retired today. Cathay Dragon B-HLJ (ex-VR-HLJ, F-WWKA) has left HKG as KA2486.



It has indeed been retired and will be scrapped in Taipei.

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by CX Flyboy
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)
Replies: 634
Views: 90141

Re: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)

https://rogistics.net/airfreight/wellcamp-of-oz-adds-cathay-cargo-only-b777-flights/

Cathay launches a series of 777-300ER cargo-only flights to Toowoomba Wellcamp airport in Australia. (Our 747Fs have been going in there for a while already)

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by CX Flyboy
Sun May 17, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 48135

Re: DL Will Have 7,000 Extra Pilots in Fall

Made to stay at quarantine hotel till covid-19 tests results were in. If the test indicated he had it, straight to the hospital via ambulance. If it did not, fourteen day self quarantine with wrist bracelet and monitoring app running on his phone, with stiff penalties for violating quarantine. Why ...

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by CX Flyboy
Sat May 16, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Covid-19 Interesting One-Off Flights
Replies: 61
Views: 9040

Re: Covid-19 Interesting One-Off Flights

Delta A350 in HKG last week. Air Austral 77W in Guangzhou today as well as a LATAM 77W in Xiamen too. LATAM has had a few flights into China recently. Also noticed an AeroUnion 762F heading into China a few days ago and again last week. WizzAir are sending several planes in and out of China every da...

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by CX Flyboy
Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Covid-19 Interesting One-Off Flights
Replies: 61
Views: 9040

Re: Covid-19 Interesting One-Off Flights

Gathered a list of unusual flights operated in the last few weeks Virgin Atlantic: BNE-AKL-HKG-CDG Should be Virgin Australia. Their first flight of the series just departed HK. Interestingly, Virgin Australia recently ceased flights to HK (because of bad loads - not necessarily because of the viru...

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by CX Flyboy
Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Covid-19 Interesting One-Off Flights
Replies: 61
Views: 9040

Re: Covid-19 Interesting One-Off Flights

Don't think these are one-offs. Delta has been operating ORD-FRA cargo-only flights for a few weeks now. Looks like it happened yesterday, today, and two more flights tomorrow evening. https://flightaware.com/live/findflight?origin=ord&destination=fra I think the Delta cargo flights have empty ...

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by CX Flyboy
Fri Apr 10, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Covid-19 Interesting One-Off Flights
Replies: 61
Views: 9040

Re: Covid-19 Interesting One-Off Flights

A quick glance at Chinese airspace most times of day will reveal interesting cargo flights. Russian TU-204Fs, IL76s, An124s flying in and out of various cities. WizzAir A320s/321s have been flying 3-4 aircraft in line to chinese cities. SmartLynx A320s, GetJet A333, Tarom 737s all the way to Shenzhe...

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by CX Flyboy
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 337
Views: 89286

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

I expected the Aeroflot to be in the new colours :wideeyed: Now that you mention it, indeed! Either the new scheme is for the A350 only (unlikely), or they forgot to inform Boeing (stranger things have happened...) :hissyfit: It's a stunningly beautiful photo btw :bigthumbsup: Aeroflot probably doe...

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by CX Flyboy
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 337
Views: 89286

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

I expected the Aeroflot to be in the new colours

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by CX Flyboy
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 342895

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

The HKG stoppage was planned a while ago as part of their RR 787 grounding. Cathay are flying services on behalf of ANZ with a CX flight number (albeit a 4 digit one) So ANZ has 30 long range aircraft and for right now the only long range destination they have is LAX. 8 Boeing 777-200 13.9 Years 8 ...

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by CX Flyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 342895

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Air New Zealand suspends 85% of its international flying until June. Suspending LAX-LHR, AKL-ORD, IAH, SFO, EZE, YVR, NRT, HNL, DPS, TPE. Sounds like only 7 international destinations left Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast,Melbourne, Sydney, Hong Kong, Los Angeles LAX to London–Heathrow was supposed t...

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by CX Flyboy
Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo facts Rumor: Airbus nears launch of A350 freighter
Replies: 138
Views: 24381

Re: Cargo facts: Airbus nears launch of A350 freighter

In the past, CX expressed a lot of interest in an A359 based freighter and prodded Airbus to go ahead with its development. But, given the current situation at CX, I don't think they are in a position to make any commitments for new aircraft at this time. That’s news to me! Not heard so much as a r...

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by CX Flyboy
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo facts Rumor: Airbus nears launch of A350 freighter
Replies: 138
Views: 24381

Re: Cargo facts: Airbus nears launch of A350 freighter

Sources closes to the well informed Cargo Facts say Airbus will be moving forward with a A350 freighter. Cargo Facts is aware of at least one Asia-based carrier that was pitched the A350F and declined to make a purchase commitment. In the past, CX expressed a lot of interest in an A359 based freigh...

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by CX Flyboy
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion thread - 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 135623

Re: Cathay Pacific to cut capacity

There will always be a place in the CX fleet for an efficient high-capacity aircraft with the flexibility to do shorter regional sectors between longhaul flights. The 779 is that aircraft and while there probably won't be 50+ (Like the 77W), we will have a smaller fleet and with high load factors an...

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