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by Sepultallica
Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zimbabwe Fleet
Replies: 30
Views: 6324

Re: Air Zimbabwe Fleet

G'day There is simply no money... An uninformed post in my opinion. Where else in the world can people afford to pay millions to buy a loaf of bread........ Cheers Peter As someone who lives in Harare, you may want to check your facts every once in a while there chief. We stopped using the Zim Doll...

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by Sepultallica
Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Perth Airport get service from Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways?
Replies: 23
Views: 3558

Re: Could Perth Airport get service from Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways?

kriskim wrote:
Ethiopian is looking at launching MEL services within 2 years, I'm not sure if there are current plans for PER though.


No they aren't. That FG article is a bunch of speculation. One of my crew talked to Tewolde last week and he said ET had no such plans for Oz.

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by Sepultallica
Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to take EK 777-300A aircraft
Replies: 24
Views: 15761

Re: CX to take EK 777-300A aircraft

This is just a rumour doing the rounds on the CX crew pissing boards. No official confirmation from anyone yet.

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by Sepultallica
Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR outlines retirement plans for A340 fleet
Replies: 10
Views: 4433

Re: AR outlines retirement plans for A340 fleet

What's the source for this guy?

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by Sepultallica
Mon Aug 08, 2016 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zimbabwe Possible Order (yet again)?
Replies: 8
Views: 2366

Re: Air Zimbabwe Possible Order (yet again)?

UM isn't getting anything anytime soon. Gvt is on its knees financially and in no position to absorb their debt. Nor has the airline got any money to sort out its current fleet. Hell, one of the two A320s has been in JNB for going on four years now awaiting $$$ to pay for a new landing gear set. Ser...

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by Sepultallica
Sun May 29, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Mauritius New Destinations: CAN, MPM, DAR
Replies: 4
Views: 2460

RE: Air Mauritius New Destinations: CAN, MPM, DAR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/eta+unknown" class="quote" target="_blank">eta unknown</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> I suspect <acronym title="Air Mauri...

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by Sepultallica
Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baltia Airlines Executive Charged In SEC Probe
Replies: 20
Views: 3353

RE: Baltia Airlines Executive Charged In SEC Probe

<a href="http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/44827-sec-charges-baltia-exec-with-acting-as-unregistered-broker" target="_blank">http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/ne...with-acting-as-unregistered-broker</a> "The watchdog alleges Clare violated terms of Section 15(a) of the Exchange Act by solicitin...

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by Sepultallica
Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How To Find Information On Ceiba
Replies: 11
Views: 1678

RE: How To Find Information On Ceiba

<a href="http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/airline/CEI" target="_blank">http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/airline/CEI</a> All CEIBA's schedules are there, though it is a pay-site. Destinations served to date include: Malabo Santa Isabel (<acronym title="Malabo (Santa Isabel) (SSG / FGSL), Equatorial...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WesternGlobal MD11 Plane Held In Zimbabwe
Replies: 44
Views: 12955

RE: WesternGlobal MD11 Plane Held In Zimbabwe

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Spacepope" class="quote" target="_blank">Spacepope</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> Links not working now, but from the pic...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Feb 15, 2016 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WesternGlobal MD11 Plane Held In Zimbabwe
Replies: 44
Views: 12955

RE: WesternGlobal MD11 Plane Held In Zimbabwe

More on the incident from here in <acronym title="Harare (Salisbury) - International (HRE / FVHA), Zimbabwe">HRE</acronym>: <a href="http://www.zbc.co.zw/news-categories/local-news/65589-corpse-descovered-in-us-plane-in-harare" target="_blank">http://www.zbc.co.zw/news-categories...e-descovered-in-u...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Sep 07, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAMAIR-CO Having Problems?
Replies: 9
Views: 3924

RE: CAMAIR-CO Having Problems?

These guys have been in trouble since the airline's launch. Their problems can be summarized as follows: - Unable to lay off any of its bloated workforce owing to a government directive (it is a parastatal and is therefore treated like a social institution rather than an actual company yet gvt is su...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Aug 10, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian, Etihad Bidding To Partner With RwandAir
Replies: 10
Views: 3688

RE: Ethiopian, Etihad Bidding To Partner With RwandAir

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/A388" class="quote" target="_blank">A388</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Is this their international airport or are those o...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Aug 10, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian, Etihad Bidding To Partner With RwandAir
Replies: 10
Views: 3688

RE: Ethiopian, Etihad Bidding To Partner With RwandAir

I don't honestly see how WB would fit into <acronym title="Ethiopian Airlines">ET</acronym>'s hub plans given the Rwandans' own longterm vision of starting longhaul flights to Europe and Asia. With Kigali's proximity to Addis, why would <acronym title="Ethiopian Airlines">ET</acronym> want a rival i...

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by Sepultallica
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Retired B747 D-ABVH - Ferry To Tulsa July 30th
Replies: 39
Views: 18268

RE: LH Retired B747 D-ABVH - Ferry To Tulsa July 30th

Botswana-based start-up Kalahari Airways wants to acquire D-ABVL and D-ABVN for longhaul flights from South Africa via Gaborone to Europe, the US, and Asia. They had <a href="http://www.theafricanaviationtribune.com/2013/09/botswana-kalahari-airways-eyes-flights.html" target="_blank">planned to acqu...

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by Sepultallica
Sun Jun 28, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orenburg Airlines Will Acquire 8 Sukhoi Superjets
Replies: 6
Views: 3802

RE: Orenburg Airlines Will Acquire 8 Sukhoi Superjets

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lollomz" class="quote" target="_blank">lollomz</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Is it a firm order or a Mou? </i></font></td...

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by Sepultallica
Sun Jun 28, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Wants National To Be Fined For Bagram Crash
Replies: 28
Views: 19311

RE: FAA Wants National To Be Fined For Bagram Crash

Eh, my bad.

https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=19116

[Edited 2015-06-28 07:03:52]

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by Sepultallica
Tue Jun 16, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlantic Star To ST-Helena From March 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2010

RE: Atlantic Star To ST-Helena From March 2016

Though its operational plans have yet to be confirmed, previous reports have indicated the start-up will lease a B757-200 from Icelandair (FI, Reykjavik Keflavik) subsidiary, Loftleidir Icelandic (Reykjavik Keflavik), <b>to operate the 12-hour long flight which includes a stop-over in an as-yet-unsp...

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by Sepultallica
Mon May 04, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Of 80B$ For African Aviation Market
Replies: 2
Views: 885

RE: Potential Of 80B$ For African Aviation Market

“There are many striking similarities between the Middle Eastern aviation market of 20 years ago and the African market of today.”  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/laughing.gif" width="18" height="19" border="0"/>  Are they really comparing a market ...

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by Sepultallica
Tue Mar 31, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Afriqiyah Aircraft At VNO?
Replies: 3
Views: 1969

RE: Afriqiyah Aircraft At VNO?

<a href="http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/34876-afriqiyah-a320-deal-with-air-contractors-ends-exploring-options" target="_blank">http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/ne...contractors-ends-exploring-options</a> Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) has ended its partnership with Air Contractors (A...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Mar 30, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Real Tonga Wants To Go International
Replies: 1
Views: 1600

RE: Real Tonga Wants To Go International

Real Tonga is looking to start international flights, ROYAL Tonga is looking to use two MA60s for flights, one of which was leased by Real Tonga from the Tongan government.

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by Sepultallica
Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA Resumes Non-stop Return Service On NY Route
Replies: 14
Views: 7877

RE: SAA Resumes Non-stop Return Service On NY Route

Just Hot and High operations. Summer presents very humid, rarefied air at <acronym title="Johannesburg - OR Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAOR), South Africa">JNB</acronym> meaning the flights can't set off with a full load thereby requiring a stopover at <acronym title="Dakar - Yoff (DKR /...

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by Sepultallica
Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Niger Airlines Shut Down?
Replies: 2
Views: 1915

RE: Did Niger Airlines Shut Down?

What a pity if true. Was told the Nigerien CAA was unhappy with their Iraqi B737-200 on lease from Al Naser and ordered them to return it. Not sure what happened with their Palestinian Fokker 50 but with Boko Haram stirring up trouble in Niger, Cameroon and Chad, i can imagine their business must be...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pyongyang Sunan (FNJ) New Terminal
Replies: 23
Views: 8568

RE: Pyongyang Sunan (FNJ) New Terminal

Say what you want about The Supreme Leader, but with that cane of his, he got maaaaaaaad swag son

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by Sepultallica
Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 18058

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SepulTALLICA" class="quote" target="_blank">SepulTALLICA</a> (<a href="#103" class="quote">Reply 103</a>):<br/><i>The Aviation Industry & Ai...

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by Sepultallica
Thu Nov 06, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyafrica.com
Replies: 8
Views: 3227

RE: Flyafrica.com

Soon to roll out a Namibian subsidiary and a Mozambican one as well. Will definitely give those clowns at fastjet a run for their money.

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by Sepultallica
Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zim In Talks With Bombardier
Replies: 4
Views: 2413

RE: Air Zim In Talks With Bombardier

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cougar15" class="quote" target="_blank">cougar15</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>definetly a fair A/C choice for their need...

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by Sepultallica
Thu Nov 06, 2014 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zim In Talks With Bombardier
Replies: 4
Views: 2413

RE: Air Zim In Talks With Bombardier

Those reports aren't accurate - they're simply considering their options apropos the Q400 but have yet to commit to anything. Be ready for the ATR and Embraer roadshows - the latter in particular.- given Brasilia's relationship with Harare. While I wouldn't bet on the Bombardiers getting the nod fro...

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by Sepultallica
Thu Nov 06, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeropostal MD-80 Incident: Sinks On The Runway!
Replies: 28
Views: 14641

RE: Aeropostal MD-80 Incident: Sinks On The Runway!

Obviously a part of the grander imperialist hegemony fighting the inevitable victory of the Bolivaran revolution...

notsrs

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by Sepultallica
Sat Nov 01, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ribway Cargo Airlines Takes Delivery Of DC-8
Replies: 20
Views: 9883

RE: Ribway Cargo Airlines Takes Delivery Of DC-8

They're going to have to wait a while longer to use that bird - the KCAA deferred their ASL application until next year.

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by Sepultallica
Mon Oct 27, 2014 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Rwandair A Perfect Fit For OneWorld?
Replies: 17
Views: 5807

RE: Is Rwandair A Perfect Fit For OneWorld?

EC Air Congo, the <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>-run but Congolese (Brazzaville) owned carrier is also a possible candidate for a global alliance, alebit in a few years' time. Very slow, but consistent growth with plans to cover all of Central and West Africa in short term with fi...

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by Sepultallica
Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA “Technically Bankrupt”; Board Resigns
Replies: 47
Views: 22632

RE: SAA “Technically Bankrupt”; Board Resigns

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Honestly, SAA acts as the defacto national car...

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by Sepultallica
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 18058

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

The Aviation Industry & Aircraft News feed is stuck once again.

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by Sepultallica
Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta B767 In Tanzania
Replies: 3
Views: 3236

Delta B767 In Tanzania

There was a <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> B767-300(WIN) pictured in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania in June. <a href="http://i.imgur.com/GsHJxA6.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i.imgur.com/GsHJxA6.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i.imgur.com/GsHJxA6.jpg" target="_blank"/><a ...

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by Sepultallica
Wed Oct 15, 2014 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Global Africa Cargo?
Replies: 4
Views: 8967

RE: Who Is Global Africa Cargo?

I could be wrong, but from what i understand, it is likely an affiliated company or trade name for <acronym title="Avianca (Colombia)">AV</acronym> Cargo's successor. <a href="http://cargofacts.com/global-associated-aviation-or-son-of-avient/" target="_blank">http://cargofacts.com/global-associated-...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any New Info On Baltia Airlines?
Replies: 9
Views: 2995

RE: Any New Info On Baltia Airlines?

A useless start-up if there ever was one: "The Company has incurred a deficit during its development stage of approximately $97,829,713 million and consumed approximately $30,013,410 million of cash due to its operating activities. The Company may not have adequate readily available resources to fun...

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by Sepultallica
Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: African Spirits #5: A ZimZam Fray: KLM Vs Emirates
Replies: 24
Views: 14545

RE: African Spirits #5: A ZimZam Fray: KLM Vs Emirates

Haha Leonard, It was awesome to meet you and Mlandeli (for those of you not in the know, the guy behind <a href="https://twitter.com/HREAirport" target="_blank">@HREAirport</a> on Twitter). Aside from getting screwed by the Meikles Hotel and their crappy credit card machines, that was an awesome din...

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by Sepultallica
Fri Sep 26, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Airways New Livery Unveiled
Replies: 156
Views: 44822

RE: Etihad Airways New Livery Unveiled

Nice triangles and all but still with that goofy Star Trek font? Really?

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by Sepultallica
Sun Sep 14, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 18058

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

Could someone recommend a decent ad-blocker to get rid of these goddamn highlighted words? These scripts keep crashing my Netscape Navigator.

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by Sepultallica
Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 To LOS?
Replies: 57
Views: 12518

RE: BA A380 To LOS?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B777LRF" class="quote" target="_blank">B777LRF</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i>The story was relayed to me by a former st...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 To LOS?
Replies: 57
Views: 12518

RE: BA A380 To LOS?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B777LRF" class="quote" target="_blank">B777LRF</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>There's also the story of an entire KLM cabi...

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by Sepultallica
Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nigeria: What About Hak Air?
Replies: 1
Views: 1845

RE: Nigeria: What About Hak Air?

They got their <acronym title="Altenburg - Nobitz (AOC / EDAC), Germany">AOC</acronym> last year from what i understand but have been hampered by a lack of funding. Only one of their five B737-400s, <acronym title="Aeroflot Nord (Russian Federation)">5N</acronym>-BOU, has been seen in Nigeria of lat...

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by Sepultallica
Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)
Replies: 299
Views: 8918

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)

The Zimbabwean flag is no longer available under Flag selection in the Profile.

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by Sepultallica
Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fastjet Taking Off?
Replies: 15
Views: 5094

RE: Fastjet Taking Off?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/migair54" class="quote" target="_blank">migair54</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>They will not get 5th freedom from DAR t...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Aug 11, 2014 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fastjet Taking Off?
Replies: 15
Views: 5094

RE: Fastjet Taking Off?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/migair54" class="quote" target="_blank">migair54</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>They are launching <acronym title="Harare ...

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by Sepultallica
Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Libyan A320s Stolen?
Replies: 36
Views: 31135

2 Libyan A320s Stolen?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Polot" class="quote" target="_blank">Polot</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>They are Air Contractor's aircraft, not Afriqi...

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by Sepultallica
Wed Jul 30, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM To End Service To LUN
Replies: 7
Views: 8290

RE: KLM To End Service To LUN

Those guys were hoping to capitalize on the lack of direct flights to Europe; Zimbabwe in particular. Since <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> pulled out out of <acronym title="Harare (Salisbury) - International (HRE / FVHA), Zimbabwe">HRE</acronym> and <acronym title="Air Zimbabwe">UM</a...

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by Sepultallica
Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa A310 - Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 14731

RE: Lufthansa A310 - Routes?

I flew on one back in 1990 routed HRE - NBO - FRA

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