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by ClassicLover
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

AC77X wrote:
pabloeing wrote:
¿Some new news about proyect sunrise?

Not from what I know of. They are taking an amazingly long time, incase someone hasn't noticed...


I always expected something would be announced when they present their full year results in August. If it's not then, it'll be later in the year.

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by ClassicLover
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ANA A380 First Class Trip Report July 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 4615

Re: ANA A380 First Class Trip Report July 2019

Amazing report, it's really great to see the ANA Airbus A380 and the service on board. I thought your pictures were excellent, showing everything I'd want to see - most especially the food offering and what not.

Well done, and thank you! :)

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by ClassicLover
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JAL 767 Domestic First Class Experience: Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami (280 miles)
Replies: 7
Views: 4204

Re: JAL 767 Domestic First Class Experience: Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami (280 miles)

Fantastic, I really enjoyed that... though I daresay you enjoyed it more! Great report!

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by ClassicLover
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying British Airways Club Europe with Hillary Clinton randomly sitting behind me was interesting!
Replies: 9
Views: 5341

Re: Flying British Airways Club Europe with Hillary Clinton randomly sitting behind me was interesting!

In the early 70's my mom and I were flying from LAX to JFK to London for a long girls weekend. We were flying 1st Class ex JFK on a TWA 707 and Richard Helms, who was the former head of the CIA and then ambassador to Iran, was seated behind us. The FA's were making sure he had the top flight servic...

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by ClassicLover
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying British Airways Club Europe with Hillary Clinton randomly sitting behind me was interesting!
Replies: 9
Views: 5341

Re: Flying British Airways Club Europe with Hillary Clinton randomly sitting behind me was interesting!

Not fly, but my family sailed by ship in 1969 from Nigeria to England. At Monrovia, President Tubman of Liberia joined the ship and as my parents were in First Class, they got to meet him. I did fly Bulawayo to Harare in an Air Zimbabwe 737-200 with then Vice-President Joshua Nkomo. He was so big h...

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by ClassicLover
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ansett Australia Osaka - Brisbane - Sydney - Brisbane - Sydney - Osaka. Year 2000
Replies: 7
Views: 3456

Re: Ansett Australia Osaka - Brisbane - Sydney - Brisbane - Sydney - Osaka. Year 2000

That was an excellent report and a great photo selection! Those flight prices certainly were pretty high. I remember the lowest you could pay for Sydney to Melbourne return was something like $180 back in the 1990s in a sale. It's similar today, but of course, it's much cheaper today by comparison. ...

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by ClassicLover
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying British Airways Club Europe with Hillary Clinton randomly sitting behind me was interesting!
Replies: 9
Views: 5341

Flying British Airways Club Europe with Hillary Clinton randomly sitting behind me was interesting!

For all the pictures that go with this report, please click here . After finishing my Masters Degree in Air Transport Management, it was time to head over for graduation. I booked flights from Dublin to London City, as it is the easiest airport when it comes to getting the train off to Cranfield Uni...

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by ClassicLover
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 178
Views: 19243

Re: Irish 7/19

EI no longer employ cleaners for their aircraft. They rely on the crew collecting in any rubbish before landing. The crew do a quick security check after disembarkation but they are not given any time to clean. Indeed they are not able to as they do not have the supplies to do so (extra bags, glove...

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by ClassicLover
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26918

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

ClassicLover, I usually like and agree with your comments but on this I’m a million miles away. Boeing built a plane based on a 50 year old frame and put it into service knowing it had handling issues. They failed to tell the airlines this and instead relied on a software system to correct the prob...

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by ClassicLover
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26918

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

ClassicLover - Wrong. You said “There -was- a problem with the MAX”. Patently incorrect. There is a problem. Nobody has said it is in the past, apart from yourself. Your trivialisation of the issue and it’s remediation is quite astounding. As for keeping up with current events, perhaps you’d like t...

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by ClassicLover
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26918

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

You are out of your mind if you think you know better than the FAA and all the other aviation bodies who have yet to declare the MAX airworthy. Arrogant much? There was and is a problem with this aircraft. Nobody other than you seems to think it’s resolved. You might want to keep up with current ev...

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by ClassicLover
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26918

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

Nothing wrong with the 737 MAX... are you for real?! Nothing wrong with the MAX? Think that’s a very debatable question. Yes, I am for real - the issue with MCAS has been fixed, they're just waiting on completing testing/certification. If there was actually a problem with the aircraft, Boeing would...

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by ClassicLover
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26918

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

Eirules wrote:
Nice to see perhaps, nice to fly is another matter altogether


Why? Nothing wrong with the Boeing 737 MAX or no MAX.

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by ClassicLover
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax
Replies: 33
Views: 7291

Re: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax

No offense, but you're obviously "not important." The more of an influencer you are, the more freebies you'll get -- top influencers not only get tons of freebies, but they make a (comfortable) living off of it. I'm not guessing. No offence taken, I know I'm not important :) I have no iss...

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by ClassicLover
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax
Replies: 33
Views: 7291

Re: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax

I'll chime in here with a few facts and opinions. Also, people say similar things regarding Sam Chui and his YouTube posts. I've seen comments here and on other sites where people say he is either biased or being paid. I personally have ** no ** opinion, just stating what I've seen in a couple of ra...

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by ClassicLover
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26918

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

Never mind the XLR, will some of those Max’s be seen in an EI livery? Entirely possible, you'd think. They could change out the entire Airbus A320 fleet for the Boeing 737MAX order that IAG has just placed. However... one question. IAG will assign them to BA at Gatwick, but not at LHR, as T5 can on...

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by ClassicLover
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 344
Views: 43539

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

You might also all take note that aircraft decisions are made after months and sometimes years of work. It is likely the decision to order the MAX was taken well before any of the recent events.

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by ClassicLover
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26918

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

Aer Lingus press release about them retaining their 4 star status with Skytrax came out today, featuring these nuggets at the end. "Mike Rutter, Chief Operating Officer at Aer Lingus, added: “We have worked hard to maintain the 4-star rating originally awarded in 2016, by maintaining and improv...

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by ClassicLover
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Even if not all routes mentioned above are confirmed, I think we are in for interesting announcements in the coming years. Thanks for that list, well done! A shame it was in miles though, considering only three countries in the world (Liberia, Myanmar and the USA) still use them. Even so, it still ...

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by ClassicLover
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?
Replies: 138
Views: 12287

Re: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?

The Fiesta Route by Qantas. The route was SYD-NAN-PPT-ACA-MEX-NAS-BDA-LHR flown once or twice a week with B707 aircraft. It started in the 1960s and finished in the 1970s Really, really crazy but very interesting! Wow that's wild. Was the purpose of the route to serve people travelling between Lond...

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by ClassicLover
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26918

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

The UK treats all CTA flights as domestic in relation to immigration, but not security screening (i.e. Irish originating passengers are required to be re-screened if transiting through the UK) The UK gets comfort through to the British-Irish visa scheme and broadly aligned visa policies. However, i...

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by ClassicLover
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26918

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

DAA says it has not been asked to segregate passengers from CTA and rest of world to ease queues However, as airport infrastructure continues to make it impossible to segregate passengers arriving from domestic airports and the Common Travel Area (CTA) from those flying in from the rest of the worl...

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by ClassicLover
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

I was under the impression that this "wellness zone" would still be below deck, a bit like LH's below deck lavs on A346s? A lightweight and space efficient solution. Side note, would make sense to put some lavs down there too. I certainly didn't think that would be below deck. It hasn't b...

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by ClassicLover
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approved
Replies: 146
Views: 20251

Re: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approval?

https://www.regulations.gov/document?D= ... -0030-0138


Thank you for that!

It looks like they have many things to do, but it all looks like it's just about proving they meet the claims they made when they applied. Therefore all systems go really!
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Ishrion wrote:


Thank you for that!

It looks like they have many things to do, but it all looks like it's just about proving they meet the claims they made when they applied. Therefore all systems go really!

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by ClassicLover
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

How do you get 300 seats in the 778 in 4 classes? What layout will you see that will make this possible, for those flights other than LHR that the aircraft will be used on as well. Maybe something similar to this F12C48W32Y207 :scratchchin: Note that i'm simply guessing :white: Or something like F1...

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by ClassicLover
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Airlineratings https://tinyurl.com/yynsn5fa is reporting it was because of weight. Leaves an interesting question about what form their main deck exercise station might take. I am betting on it being an empty space in the aircraft, with a carpeted floor, along with screens in a bulkhead for people ...

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by ClassicLover
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26918

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

Flew on the new 5th Freedom DUB-MAD with ET. Aircraft was changed to a 77L due to being full of Liverpool fans on the inbound. Have to say it was an excellent flight and highly recommend it to fellow Anetters. I know a few are booked already and sure they will enjoy it. Im certainly going to do it ...

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by ClassicLover
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/qantas-pressing-manufacturers-for-final-offers-on-su-458637/ "Design work is also underway on a new first class suite for the Sunrise aircraft, and further tweaks to its business, premium economy and economy seats." - looks like the four classes ...

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by ClassicLover
Fri May 31, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Riding the Shamrock in 2019 - Aer Lingus Dublin to Amsterdam, now with mood lighting!
Replies: 6
Views: 4074

Re: Riding the Shamrock in 2019 - Aer Lingus Dublin to Amsterdam, now with mood lighting!

I also love that breakfast and treated myself to it last year heading to Spain for the year. I also agree with the waste...it was difficult trying to fit it on thee exit row table but like you I had no one beside me! Next mission is... macaroni cheese pie haha. Nice report, the lighting is cool Tha...

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by ClassicLover
Wed May 29, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Whichever airplane Qantas uses on the nonstop to LHR from Sydney flying 300 passengers is fantasy. They should be going for 200 in a J and Y+ configuration. The budget passenger and First Class snobs can take the A380 or future 777-9 stopping in Singapore. Nonstops to London can't be burdened by lo...

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by ClassicLover
Wed May 29, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneWorld Connect rumor request
Replies: 4
Views: 1371

Re: OneWorld Connect rumor request

Aer Lingus is rumoured to be a candidate for this, especially when they join the transatlantic joint venture with AA/BA/IB/AY. The application to join the joint venture was submitted in December, but I've not heard of any progress. Even so, oneworld membership is on the cards for EI, it's just a mat...

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by ClassicLover
Tue May 28, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

If I am paying top dollar to fly non-stop from Australia to London, my bags had better be on the same plane or I would be very pissed. I am taking that flight to save time, and wouldn't want to hear "Sorry, your bags will be here in a few hours." That is simply a non-starter. And if QF is...

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by ClassicLover
Tue May 28, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019
Replies: 255
Views: 52435

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019

Interesting that QF are persevering with the lounge at the front of the upstairs cabin, and in fact are increasing it by adding more lounge seating on the other side where the Purser's station currently is. It's a pity QF aren't taking a leaf from BA's book and putting massive lavatories in this sp...

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by ClassicLover
Tue May 28, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

That will not happen, it violates the positive passenger bag-match ruke. The only way passenger bags should travel syd per lhr is if the passenger is also travelling. You have been told why above, saying over and over again will not make it come true. The reason it will not happen is Pan Am 103. Th...

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by ClassicLover
Mon May 27, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

RyanairGuru wrote:
Qantas' LHR slot times work relatively well. Please don't quote me on exact times, but this is the gist of it:


Nice summary there, thanks for that!

Is that including the leased out slots, or?

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by ClassicLover
Sun May 26, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qatar Airways QSuites Business Class: DOH-ORD (w/pics)
Replies: 4
Views: 7571

Re: Qatar Airways QSuites Business Class: DOH-ORD (w/pics)

I would be feeling exactly as you are when it comes to the window. I can see why they moved you proactively, however it would have been nice if you were asked, one would have thought. Looks like an excellent experience all round. I find QR to be exceptionally good in business class, with everything ...

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by ClassicLover
Sun May 26, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

That's only if you've got one of them. Many airlines will send plane A on the 26-hour round trip 1, and plane B on a 22-hour round trip 2, and time the flights so that A swaps to route 2 and B to 1 when they get back the next day, so both do a 48-hour rotation. Similarly, if QF have ~20 hour flight...

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by ClassicLover
Sun May 26, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Loyalty Programs Be Based on Spend Only?
Replies: 32
Views: 2171

Re: Should Loyalty Programs Be Based on Spend Only?

It's one of those interesting questions really. What constitutes loyalty? Is the person who travels on 24 flights per year on discount short haul economy fares that might total €4,000 more or less valuable than the person who buys a single long haul business class return ticket each year and pays €4...

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by ClassicLover
Sun May 26, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

My thinking is the less classes would allow the fares to be more inclusive of more pax, there is a limited number of pax who this flight will appeal to, if one then add's a first class, that number of qualifying pax get's even smaller, QF will need more repeat pax more frequently, and the more volu...

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by ClassicLover
Sun May 26, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Look, I think right now the likely winner will be a higher MTOW version of the 777-8, but seating on the plane will be limited to 240-250 passengers in Premium Economy and Business class seating only. With good reason: with such extremely long flights, deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) becomes a major iss...

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by ClassicLover
Sat May 25, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your longest & shortest flights
Replies: 78
Views: 4068

Re: Your longest & shortest flights

Duration:
Qatar AKL-DOH 777-200LR 17:56
Private EGTC-EGTC Slingsby T67M Firefly 00:18

Distance:
Qatar DOH-AKL 777-200LR 14,550km
St. Lucia Helicopters SLU-UVF Aerospatiale AS350B Ecureuil 32km (Duration 00:20, so shortest commercial flight)

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by ClassicLover
Sat May 25, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Riding the Shamrock in 2019 - Aer Lingus Dublin to Amsterdam, now with mood lighting!
Replies: 6
Views: 4074

Re: Riding the Shamrock in 2019 - Aer Lingus Dublin to Amsterdam, now with mood lighting!

Flanker7 wrote:
Good report, did you the job?


Thanks, glad you enjoyed it! It was just a first interview, so I am waiting to hear if I get through to the final one. Fingers crossed! I won't know for a while yet, I don't think.

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by ClassicLover
Sat May 25, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Riding the Shamrock in 2019 - Aer Lingus Dublin to Amsterdam, now with mood lighting!
Replies: 6
Views: 4074

Riding the Shamrock in 2019 - Aer Lingus Dublin to Amsterdam, now with mood lighting!

For all the pictures that go with this report, please click here ! I'm a big fan of mood lighting on board an aircraft and now that airlines are adding it to the short haul fleet, I get to see it much more than before. It is relaxing, welcoming and looks pretty classy as well, I feel. Aer Lingus hav...

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by ClassicLover
Sat May 25, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25693

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

https://www.planespotters.net/photo/955 ... a321-253nx

St. Ruadán


The German flag on the tail is a stand out :) ... what will the registration be? EI-?RA
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shamrock350 wrote:
First A321LR for Aer Lingus now in full colours.

https://www.planespotters.net/photo/955 ... a321-253nx

St. Ruadán


The German flag on the tail is a stand out :) ... what will the registration be? EI-?RA

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by ClassicLover
Thu May 23, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

The wildcard is RR Ultrafan which should start ground testing before the 778 and Sunrise first flight. Behind the scenes that engine MAY Or MAYNOT feature on re-engined A350/A380 around 2025. Airbus and RR signed an agreement in a April last year where Airbus will provide both nacelle and engine/ai...

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by ClassicLover
Tue May 21, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline types developed specifically for one carrier
Replies: 71
Views: 7736

Re: Airline types developed specifically for one carrier

There was a number of airlines at the time which had similar demands, so they 747SP can't really be seen as developed for one airline. Qantas suddenly managed to fly across the Pacific without stopping in New Zealand and/or Hawaii and with all the political pressure, South African Airways required ...

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by ClassicLover
Mon May 20, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25693

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

Isn't the cabin crew uniform in the process of being redesigned for launch this summer? I can't wait. I think the current uniform is awful and outdated. Both mens and ladies jackets look like a sack of spuds material!! A new cabin crew uniform is due this year. If we can't wait as passengers, I can...

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by ClassicLover
Mon May 20, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Since a major derivative of one a/c is flying and the other is not, do we really expect QF to give more credance to the bird in the bush versus the bird in the hand? QF is saying they are selecting the a/c in 2019, the 777X is yet to fly, we know about weight creep, how much has the 777X had and ho...

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by ClassicLover
Sun May 19, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25693

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

Don’t get me wrong about the pie, it was delicious but very heavy, it left me feeling a bit sick. Oh, if it's heavy but delicious then no problem... I thought you were saying it wasn't great. I would expect heavy, considering what it is :) Aer Lingus actually had it right back in 2013 with the sala...

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by ClassicLover
Sun May 19, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1333
Views: 230456

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

You might select a heavier aircraft that burns more fuel because the overall deal over the lifetime of the aircraft makes it more cost effective to acquire and operate. It's not all about the fuel burn, though you'd think it was as these are the headline numbers the OEMs like to throw around in the...

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