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by debonair
Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flypop secures A330 leases for start-up.
Replies: 36
Views: 4990

Re: Flypop secures A330 leases for start-up.

Looks like 8-abreast in the rendering on their website. https://www.flypop.com/uploads/assets/aircraft/Aircraft-interior-sq600.jpg Seems pretty comfy, but I am still puzzled about the airframe. Any thoughts about the history of the jet? Strange that the airline as true low-cost not to choose 3-3-3 ...

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by debonair
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours
Replies: 125
Views: 12818

Re: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights in a bid to reduce carbon emissions.

a350lover wrote:
So what's the future for HOP after this?


Any exemptions for domestic, regional airlines like twinjet and CHALAIR?!
And what will happen to Corsair new Lyon - Marseille - La Réunion A339 service?!

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by debonair
Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flypop secures A330 leases for start-up.
Replies: 36
Views: 4990

Re: Flypop secures A330 leases for start-up.

The branding needs work too. I first read the title as "Flypoop". Besides, does "Fly" and "Pop" belong in the name together? It is very simple: POP stands for people over profit; the “caring capitalist” airline plans to donate 51 per cent of profits to charities in bot...

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by debonair
Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Waltzing Matilda Aviation launching Connect Airlines
Replies: 9
Views: 1339

Re: New Airline Planned at Toronto-City Centre Airport

I have not heard one positive thing said about the ex-Flybe Q400's by anyone, ever. Flybe was cash-strapped for ages, and had a real hard time keeping what is already a very needy (Bombardier prefers the word "sophisticated") fleet type going until the end. They're in rough shape... to pu...

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by debonair
Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 351
Views: 76970

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Well I just booked an ACV-BUR-ACV trip with the $19 fare. With all the extras the total came to $68 r/t. I've spoken to some other people up here. A few (like me) are buying tickets for the "hell of it". Like me, they're going down to see friends and relatives and the fares are worth it. ...

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by debonair
Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flypop secures A330 leases for start-up.
Replies: 36
Views: 4990

Re: Flypop secures A330 leases for start-up.

Any more information about the airframe, previous registration?!

I fear the airline will follow the long line of previous start-ups in this market like Air Sylhet plc, UK International Airlines Limited, SweFly or AirSlovakia aka Punjabi Express...

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by debonair
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 74
Views: 8208

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/tc-obu
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ONUR AIR TC-OBU April 07th2021 ISL-SJJ on delivery to FlyBosnia in full colours...

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/tc-obu

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by debonair
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 74
Views: 8208

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/tc-obu
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ONUR AIR TC-OBU April 07th2021 ISL-SJJ on delivery to FlyBosnia in full colours...

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/tc-obu

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by debonair
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Only 1 operational 747-100?
Replies: 11
Views: 823

Re: Only 1 operational 747-100?

VSMUT wrote:
Getting onto a military aircraft on the other hand, I doubt anyone except Iranians can manage that.


Wouldn't be surprised, if our dear friend Sam Chui will find a way... :bigthumbsup:

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by debonair
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 88
Views: 10455

Re: Greek Aviation Thread - 2021

Some sign of life, FlyGR8 SX-DRA moved from BCM to ATH according to skyliner-aviation... Seems they will restart ops soon.

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by debonair
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 29
Views: 3071

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/ne ... 265821.ece
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Seems Spicejet is in some trouble:

DAE serves SpiceJet grounding notice on three leased aircraft


https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/ne ... 265821.ece

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by debonair
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 368
Views: 37343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

https://res.eliteairways.net/Media
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Sorry, if discussed before...

Elite Airways Announces Daily Nonstops to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket from White Plains, with one-way fares as low as $129*


https://res.eliteairways.net/Media

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by debonair
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 351
Views: 76970

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

KFTG wrote:
Do their -800s have onboard airstairs, e.g. Ryanair style?


AFAIK, the previous owners operated them without airstairs - can't remember seeing any OR nor TK B738 order them.

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by debonair
Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 351
Views: 76970

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

https://worldairlinenews.com/2021/04/08 ... k-airport/
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More infos about the launch, fares start at 19$, first bag 10$, hand-luggage 35$, 129 standard slimline 29-inch pitch seats and 60 seats with 31 to 38 inches of pitch.

https://worldairlinenews.com/2021/04/08 ... k-airport/

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by debonair
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Waltzing Matilda Aviation launching Connect Airlines
Replies: 9
Views: 1339

Waltzing Matilda Aviation launching Connect Airlines

New Canadian start-up Toronto's downtown island Billy Bishop airport, operating Dash8-Q400. Hopefully they will find a niche market and not just copying Porter Airlines. After TREQ the second new airline this year in Canada with Dash8-Q400. Good luck! http://www.waltzingmatildaaviation.org/scheduled...

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by debonair
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 74
Views: 8208

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

https://airporthaber.com/onur-air-haber ... rildi.html
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Sorry, my Turkish is not the best... ONUR AIR send off all employees on unpaid leave, right?! Is this also effecting their Bulgarian spin-off HOLIDAY EUROPE?!

https://airporthaber.com/onur-air-haber ... rildi.html

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by debonair
Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Movements/Write-off/Retirements/Scrap Thread - 2021
Replies: 33
Views: 11394

Re: A330 and A340 Movements/Write-off/Retirements/Scrap Thread - 2021

https://italiavola.com/2021/04/04/san-m ... -a330-300/
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SAN MARINO EXECUTIVE will take over OY-VKG msn 349 as T7-ULS:

https://italiavola.com/2021/04/04/san-m ... -a330-300/

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by debonair
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TREQ, Québec's New Regional Airline will Launch on May 1st
Replies: 44
Views: 7448

Re: TREQ, Québec's New Regional Airline will Launch on May 1st

Any updates regarding their 1st of May launch?!

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by debonair
Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cabo, Mexico - United CRJ-550, A320 & 737-800
Replies: 6
Views: 2627

Re: Cabo, Mexico - United CRJ-550, A320 & 737-800

Nice TR! And your verdict about the CRJ550? Is it a real "game changer" and does it beat the other CRJs? I mean, better comfort and more space for hand luggage?
Btw. I was surprised that the B738 was equipped with PTV, the A320 not - is this inconstancy the norm?

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by debonair
Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 119
Views: 22417

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

32andBelow wrote:
So is this anchorage flight really going to happen?


I think you can answer the question yourself, first available date to travel 27th of May - selcting this date it will result in "Oops, no results."... :scratchchin:

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by debonair
Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 119
Views: 22417

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

Cedar wrote:
Their social media team needs to beef up their marketing work.

Cedar


Something else I do not understand on their webpage is this remark, maybe someone knows the answer:
" Our attention to detail is focused on the tiniest mechanical check and the golden yellow stitching on Seat 17B."

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by debonair
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: [Video Only] The Most Coolest Airline in Korea! Aero K, Brand New Airline - A320 Cheongju to Jeju
Replies: 7
Views: 2190

Re: [Video Only] The Most Coolest Airline in Korea! Aero K, Brand New Airline - A320 Cheongju to Jeju

Just found out, that the aircraft you flew was previously operated by Virgin America... So sad to see, that everything was removed, like the cool mood lightning, PTV! Now that would make AeroK special and unique, not the sneakers... :twocents:

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by debonair
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 113
Views: 12669

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

Following the German goverment's relaxation of travel restrictions to Mallorca, some airlines have rushed to offer a number of flights between Palma and many destinations in Germany. And now the bad awakening, after SUNDAIR cancelled their flights from KSF, easyjet pulled out on PMI to HAM. Makes m...

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by debonair
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 119
Views: 22417

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

Destinations are now alphabetical ! Boston comes up under "B" :P Finally! The only now needs to start operations... :bigthumbsup: The "new" web page is hilarious :banghead: Free Inflight Entertainment :B.Y.O.D - Bring Your Own Devices Bring your own phone, tablet or laptop to st...

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by debonair
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 57
Views: 18854

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

I guess the A330neo of CORSAIR will feature the same 3-3-3 seating as the rest of the older A330ceo?! Any cabin pictures available? :crowded:

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by debonair
Wed Mar 31, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 88
Views: 10455

Re: Greek Aviation Thread - 2021

Don't worry, not all is lost yet, ElaAir fka TUS Airways just took delivery of 5B-DDK/msn 2291. Let's hope for the best! :bigthumbsup:

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by debonair
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 115852

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

Sorry if discussed before, but does have UA any agreement for lounge access @ JFK for *A Gold or Biz-Class?

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by debonair
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 2163

Re: Italian Aviation Thread - 2021

davidjohnson6 wrote:
Who is chartering the SkyAlps flights ?


A local tour operator, called aveo tours.

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by debonair
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 12
Views: 2222

Re: German Aviation Thread - 2021

https://green-airlines.com/

Flights are operated by Chalair ATR72 F-HAPL:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/f-hapl
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Congrats to Green Airlines, starting German domestic operations as eco friendly, climate neutral airline in this difficult times! Hopefully not a one off... :cheeky:
https://green-airlines.com/

Flights are operated by Chalair ATR72 F-HAPL:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/f-hapl

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by debonair
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 2163

Re: Italian Aviation Thread - 2021

Are SkyAlps planning to put tickets on sale via their website ? I can't see anything about ticket sales... Supposed to be charter flights... In other news LitorAli took delivery of their first aircraft, a LET410... Seems Italy is a LET-heaven, 2nd airline after SilveraAir! :praise: https://www.flig...

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by debonair
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Romanian Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 4428

Re: Romanian Aviation Thread - 2021

So, does this means HiSky ROMANIA will have 2 bases - their "officially" announced base in IAS (YR-SKY) and a second one in CLJ (YR-BEE)?

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by debonair
Thu Mar 25, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GullivAir - New Airline in Bulgaria
Replies: 38
Views: 8893

Re: GullivAir - New Airline in Bulgaria

https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... approvals/
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GullivAir receives US and Canada approvals:

https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... approvals/

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by debonair
Tue Mar 23, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Romanian Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 4428

Re: Romanian Aviation Thread - 2021

IAS - LHR from 18MAY, 3x weekly with BLA. HiSky Romania's ICAO code = HYS, callsign Sky Europa 1x A320 (with sharklets this time) will join HYS fleet soon. Sorry, I am very confused - HiSky initiated a separate Romanian AOC with an A320 YR-SKY and a "base" in Iasi for flights to London, F...

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by debonair
Tue Mar 23, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 88
Views: 10455

Re: Greek Aviation Thread - 2021

Lumiwings will be flying from Forli Airport to HER,CFU,EFL,RHO,JTR with "brand new" 733s According to their webpage, they have ONE active B737-300 SX-LWA in operation and B737-400 (on order?). Any more information available regarding their planned fleet for summer - I mean one B733 is sui...

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by debonair
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: [Video Only] The Most Coolest Airline in Korea! Aero K, Brand New Airline - A320 Cheongju to Jeju
Replies: 7
Views: 2190

Re: [Video Only] The Most Coolest Airline in Korea! Aero K, Brand New Airline - A320 Cheongju to Jeju

Nice to see the TR, well done... I am bit confused with all of these new airlines, like Fly Gangwon, HiAir, AeroK and AirPremia. More "K-fly" please! :bigthumbsup:

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by debonair
Mon Mar 22, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Titan A321neo ops for UK government
Replies: 37
Views: 7075

Re: Titan A321neo ops for UK government

Pretty sure this was originally configured for TCS flying tours around the world. Configured around 56 business seats, unsure if they were the lie flat type tho’ but expect they were. G-XATW was recently equipped with "150 sets of wireless IFE tablets" and the picture shown looks more lik...

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by debonair
Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 2163

Re: Italian Aviation Thread - 2021

https://www.bznews24.it/bolzano/bolzano ... e-catania/
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SkyAlps will finally start operations from May 29th 2021 from BZO:
https://www.bznews24.it/bolzano/bolzano ... e-catania/

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by debonair
Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa - Frankfurt to Orlando canceled?
Replies: 20
Views: 2049

Re: Lufthansa - Frankfurt to Orlando canceled?

And CONDOR selling FRA-MCO with an interline agreements on various airline like SunCountry or Westjet, via MSP or YYZ...

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by debonair
Sun Mar 21, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 113
Views: 12669

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

https://www.ultimahora.es/noticias/loca ... santa.html
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True - another "soldier of fortune" to fill the demands will be Vueling

https://www.ultimahora.es/noticias/loca ... santa.html

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by debonair
Sun Mar 21, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 95
Views: 18447

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2021

swiss now schedules, according to their webpage, Edelweiss A340 from ZRH to LHR during the month of April, cargo related. With the UK quarantine regulation in place, I will miss the opportunity to fly the widebody, what a shame! Would have loved to fly...

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by debonair
Sun Mar 21, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 113
Views: 12669

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

According to easyjet webpage and booking engine, the airline will return to HAM from PMI, starting already in April - in less than 14 days...

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by debonair
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DE8052 (D-ABUC) FRA-KRT turned back over Albania
Replies: 4
Views: 1474

Re: DE8052 (D-ABUC) FRA-KRT turned back over Albania

I doubt DE is doing maintenance flights to Sudan... The flight seemed to have operated in the past regularly, maybe for cargo?!

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by debonair
Wed Mar 17, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: CSA/Czech Airlines declared bankrupt - operations to continue
Replies: 118
Views: 28089

Re: Updated: CSA/Czech Airlines declared bankrupt - operations to continue

According to this article CSA is now officially declared bankrupt: https://simpleflying.com/czech-airlines-bankrupt/ Czech Airlines is now officially bankrupt. ... The Municipal Court in Prague has declared the fifth oldest airline in the world, Czech Airlines, bankrupt. ... The Court has asked ČSA’...

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by debonair
Sun Mar 14, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 251
Views: 40198

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

If you click on the map for the flight in question, it shows that ES-NSE on 10-Mar flew from Rome to somewhere close to Budapest, not Rome to Rome Thank you! I saw it as well, but flightradar24 states "FCO-FCO Flight Time 3:07hrs" - so it's a glitch, or did the aircraft returned to FCO? B...

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by debonair
Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 251
Views: 40198

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/es-nse
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Needin' your help! Any idea why ES-NSE AIR LEAP op. by NYX AIR flew from Rome back to Rome on March 10th, on flightradar:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/es-nse

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by debonair
Fri Mar 12, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 113
Views: 12669

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

Hi All, I came across a South African 737/300 freighter on FR24 last night, descending into MAD. It’s not pinging any information at all but putting the tracks together it seems to be operating LPA-TFN-MAD and has been since the start of January. Has anyone got any more info on it? Swiftair and Cyg...

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by debonair
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 113
Views: 12669

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

PlusUltra is the only national force left, as all the other longhaul scheduled airlines like Iberia, AirEuropa and Level belonging to IAG. The demise of norwegian doesn't help either. Btw. some more infos about startup UEP AIRWAYS are available, will start with 3 ATR from swiftair: https://www.hoste...

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by debonair
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: help list movies about flying, airports, or airplanes
Replies: 25
Views: 1145

Re: help list movies about flying, airports, or airplanes

Germany has some interesting movies and series, search youtube & Co.! "Treffpunkt Flughafen", TV series about the "real" life of INTERFLUG IL62 crew "Glückliche Reise", TV trash about luxury around-the-world travel on SIA B747Megatop "Westflug – Entführung aus ...

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by debonair
Wed Mar 10, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most unsuitable aircraft for their routes ?
Replies: 41
Views: 2619

Re: Most unsuitable aircraft for their routes ?

Animawings just has an ordinary A320ceo. Not that it drastically changes the experience, although at least it retains the relatively nice not so dense Aegean layout. WOW! Seems to be true, that AnimaWings is flying the A320ceo to ZNZ: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/yr-aga In this previ...

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by debonair
Wed Mar 10, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 113
Views: 12669

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

https://www.europapress.es/turismo/tran ... 52632.html
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After UX, Plus Ultra will receive a lifeline:
https://www.europapress.es/turismo/tran ... 52632.html

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