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by djxxa
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2019
Replies: 210
Views: 23263

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2019

TK is merely one of many dozen airlines targeted by various animal rights groups. Here in the U.S, airlines wide has UA, BA, CZ, QR, have been fighting since last year a complaint to the DOT regarding transportation of animals used for medical research. Regarding Air France, someone a few years ago...

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by djxxa
Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2019
Replies: 210
Views: 23263

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2019

My problem with the TK website is that I'm not able to do online bookings because the option to pay with Ideal, does not work for some reason. In the Netherlands, we mainly use Ideal for online payments, no creditcards. So people like me are very dependant of this method. On the TK app settings, yo...

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by djxxa
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 12923

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2018

What are the reasons the first 787 delivery is in 2023 besides "Republic’s 100th year.”? Why wait 5 years? Where did you get that idea? 1st 787 arriving in 2019. TK will receive 6 frames in 2019. 1st A350 in 2020. Based on a quote, can't find the article anymore. it was something along the lin...

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by djxxa
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 12923

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2018

What are the reasons the first 787 delivery is in 2023 besides "Republic’s 100th year.”? Why wait 5 years?

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by djxxa
Mon Dec 25, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2017
Replies: 98
Views: 14151

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2017

New IGA video looks great.
How long will TK be leasing 747's? Has the contract with Atlas ended, is Kalitta being just for ad hoc transport?

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by djxxa
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA has received its first 777F
Replies: 18
Views: 2554

Re: EVA has received its first 777F

Ease of knowing which aircraft you are looking at? IMO If one needs this kind of help finding an aircraft, besides the letters on the nose wheel door, the reg. on the wing and in the back, there's something seriously wrong with you. If you say so. Apparently you are not open to other ways of consid...

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by djxxa
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA has received its first 777F
Replies: 18
Views: 2554

Re: EVA has received its first 777F

looks amateurish Based on what? Have you considered it might be a legal requirement from Taiwan, or they may have a good reason for doing so, like having an ease at knowing which aircraft you are looking at from the tarmac as an employee? Well excuse me for sharing my observation and lack of knowle...

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by djxxa
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA has received its first 777F
Replies: 18
Views: 2554

Re: EVA has received its first 777F

Its the first of five ordered and to be delivered by the end of 2019. They'll replace one by one current 747F fleet. https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Boeing/777/B-16781-EVA-Airways/x8R9cPJx http://www.aircargonews.net/news/airline/freighter-operator/single-view/news/eva-receives-first-new-b77...

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by djxxa
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux aviation - 2017 (# 7)
Replies: 154
Views: 20447

Re: BeNeLux Aviation # 7

FlyingHollander wrote:
I find this very unfortunate for AMS/KLM. Having only BOS, JFK and IAD in the NE is not very competitive.

me too but not for AAS. How many slots are we talking about? KLM as an airline will have to compete with 'all this' new capacity flooding into the market, of sharks. :lol:

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by djxxa
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2017
Replies: 213
Views: 20421

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2017

I wonder if, and how many TK 787's will be equipped with CR.

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by djxxa
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2017
Replies: 213
Views: 20421

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2017

Still landing 05, and it's awesome. Nice to be back in IST.

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by djxxa
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2017
Replies: 213
Views: 20421

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2017

KLM will reduce AMS-IST as of September 4th. Flights will be reduced to 1 daily after this date. did that last year as well. winter schedule kind of thing? I don't think it is possible for any European airline to compete with any Turkish airline on price and frequency. It is better to codeshare wit...

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by djxxa
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 22303

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2017

Can anyone tell me if TC-JJN (TK B773ER) is still in the Batman v Superman colour scheme? I have tried to search on here and the net but could not seem to find any photos of this aircraft in 2017! Sorry if it has already been reported. Also, if it has been repainted back to full normal cs, does it ...

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by djxxa
Sun Aug 27, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 747 lands in HKG in the middle of a typhoon
Replies: 115
Views: 31748

Re: KLM 747 lands in HKG in the middle of a typhoon

All that was needed was a gust or windshear at the wrong moment and this was the next CI642. KLM has forgotten the lessons of Tenerife, it seems, and impatience rules the day once more. Prudence would have recommended diverting elsewhere. The pax were going to be hugely inconvenienced regardless, w...

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by djxxa
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 22303

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2017

LJ wrote:
KLM will reduce AMS-IST as of September 4th. Flights will be reduced to 1 daily after this date.

did that last year as well. winter schedule kind of thing?

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by djxxa
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 22303

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2017

As predicted by several of you in the last several months, the performance numbers being posted by airlines, airports, and economy recently in Turkey is fantastic. Congrats to all parties. Don't get me wrong, I'm extremely happy about the positive developments in the aviation industry of Turkey; ho...

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by djxxa
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Pilots Approve the Creation of LCC Subsidiary Joon
Replies: 159
Views: 19823

Re: AF Pilots Approve the Creation of Boost

Boost, Joon, both don't really sound attractive. Yes a simple one syllable word, i hope they have fun marketing it..
If you want to participate in an international community, don't get so hung up on US english.

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by djxxa
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Advice needed: saw something odd about an overflying flight
Replies: 23
Views: 4896

Re: Advice needed: saw something odd about an overflying flight

What kind of leak are we talking about? A major leak would be noticed by multiple persons.
If the leak was significant enough for it to be an emergency, i wouldn't have to do anything.

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by djxxa
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential accident involving AC 759 prevented at SFO (July 2017)
Replies: 286
Views: 66633

Re: Potential accident involving AC 759 prevented at SFO.

Makes me think of KLM taking off of a TW in 2010. whoops

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by djxxa
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman dies at SXM after falling from jet blast
Replies: 157
Views: 31123

Re: Woman dies at SXM after falling from jet blast

Why is the media suggesting she was holding the fence, in stead of just saying she was? Media is really a dead beat.
At 57 i would probably not be doing that. Was she jet-lagged? Drunk? Awful, especially if your half way around the world. and now was her time.

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by djxxa
Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last A340 operator
Replies: 56
Views: 11945

Re: Last A340 operator

Good question, i love the A340's.
Guessing everybody rules out TK, with half flying of what was built, 'impossible' to say. TK's livery suites it well, so i hope they last long!

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by djxxa
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your longest flight
Replies: 147
Views: 9026

Re: Your longest flight

AMS-GRU 6060 miles 77W

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by djxxa
Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 17751

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2017

Hi everyone,

just saw this, a freighter connection to SP, yet can't find much authentication.
http://www.asiacargonews.com/en/news/detail?id=1836

Unless i've missed something in the thread here, does anyone know more about this?

teşekkür ederim

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by djxxa
Fri May 26, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2017
Replies: 148
Views: 15893

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2017

http://www.turkishairlines.com/en-int/c ... th-tsa-pre

I wonder how many TK pax actually sign up?
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TK787 wrote:
I could have used this new service yesterday :) (TK signs new agreement with TSA)
http://www.turkishairlines.com/en-int/c ... th-tsa-pre

I wonder how many TK pax actually sign up?

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by djxxa
Thu May 25, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot refuses to fly packed airplane because passenger labelled his personal WIFI ‘Jihadist Cell London 1’
Replies: 95
Views: 15835

Re: Pilot refuses to fly packed airplane because passenger labelled his personal WIFI ‘Jihadist Cell London 1’

Well done. I hope they come down heavy-handed on that retarded moron and let him rot in a Mexican jail. "..After security officials failed to find the culprit.." He/she, that is. " Sniffer dogs and armed police were called to examine the aircraft". to find the Wifi hotspot.. It'...

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by djxxa
Sun May 14, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2017
Replies: 148
Views: 15893

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kduE9R7zCTg
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I hope this is not inappropriate, i put together a slideshow of the business flights i had with TK just for fun. Enjoy :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kduE9R7zCTg

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by djxxa
Mon May 01, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017: safest year recently?
Replies: 10
Views: 2303

Re: 2017: safest year recently?

It's month 5 of 12. Traffic has increased, issues will too.

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by djxxa
Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US
Replies: 22
Views: 5317

Re: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US

Title says it all http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/us-police-officer-questioned-in-taiwan-over-gun-on-flight-from-u/3678020.html And then we are worry about iPads and laptops from the middle east while you can accidentally bring a gun through security. Reporting it was probably the best op...

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by djxxa
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freeway Fire Collapses in ATL - Airport Fire Department Responds
Replies: 14
Views: 4058

Re: Freeway Fire Collapses in ATL - Airport Fire Department Responds

tp1040 wrote:
At work in the wild.

Aww cute

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by djxxa
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 35358

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

seahawk wrote:
It was a 10 year old girl. How does a 10 year old girl represent United? How can the outfit be too revealing? How does she need to fear to meet her boss on the plane?


IMO underaged persons are hard to be blamed, but those responsable for them can.

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by djxxa
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 35358

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

Well done UA! I've seen it once(PVG-AMS), that a crew member flew on ID90 dressed in sweats, disregarding the company rules. They allowed it.. i am disgusted when people show up in what can be categorized as slack, when there are specific rules to travel as a rep. of the airline company. As mentione...

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by djxxa
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever fly on the same plane twice?
Replies: 138
Views: 9337

Re: Ever fly on the same plane twice?

2x S36 P4TIB
E90 PHEZI
737 JA73NH
737 PHXRY
737 PHBGG
737 PHBGK
747 PHBFH
747 BHUF
320 FGKXU
330 TCJNB
M11 PHKCA
M11 PHKCG
3x 343 TCJII

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by djxxa
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2017
Replies: 270
Views: 22466

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2017

KarelXWB wrote:
TC-LJK, the final 77W on order, made a test flight at PAE last week.

from the other side https://twitter.com/JenSchuld/status/835224039606013952/photo/1

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by djxxa
Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2017
Replies: 270
Views: 22466

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2017

Looks like SAW shut down. Fog?
METAR: LTBA 282150Z 19004KT 160V220 0200 R35R/0450U R17L/0275U R05/0500U R23/0450U FG VV001 05/05 Q1016 BECMG 0400 RMK RWY17L 21005KT 170V230 RWY05 VRB02KT RWY23 20004KT 170V23

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by djxxa
Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2017
Replies: 270
Views: 22466

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2017

Why would this website use IST and TK plane's picture when the article's title is "America's worst airline in 2017"? http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-worst-airline-in-america-is-2017-02-28. The article starts on a positive note, though and they don't mention TK. Welcome March! :airpla...

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by djxxa
Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2017
Replies: 211
Views: 18613

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2017

Culture question: Are female Turkish Airline employees required or encouraged to wear head coverings? I've never been on Turkish Airlines. If you mean flight attendants, then no. During my over 100 TK long-haul and short-haul flights, I have yet to see a flight attendant, or airport employee wearin...

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by djxxa
Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch government ends talks with US on pre-clearance
Replies: 102
Views: 15284

Re: Dutch government ends talks with US on pre-clearance

1) Unless you are flying to the US you do not go through preclearance. If you are flying to the US you are spending an hour+ off your free time no matter what. Preclearance just means you are spending that time in AMS and not whatever airport in the US you flew to. 2) You realize that not everyone ...

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by djxxa
Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch government ends talks with US on pre-clearance
Replies: 102
Views: 15284

Re: Dutch government ends talks with US on pre-clearance

I hope the preclearance gets banned. It's an hour or more off my vacation or free time spending where i am. It's playing psycotic boss of the world in stead of improving travel(experience), something the US is known for ruining. Not long ago i transfered at JFK for YUL, and it's rediculous that one ...

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by djxxa
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2017
Replies: 211
Views: 18613

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2017

As of yesterday, TK ended it's TK-46/47 service to Osaka-Kansai. That's a shame. Flew it a few years ago, and had a nice TK experience. Thanks for the new thread TK787, Hello all, i'm new. Aviation fan, love Turkey. I've been following the thread since the last time i visited which was the saturday...

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