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by GSTBA
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4702

Re: UK aircraft retirement thread.

Ain't it just the 195s going or are the 170s going aswell? Flybe plan to return to return at least 4 of the E170’s to there lessor during 2020. The first 2 will leave the fleet by the end of March. Oh I weren't aware of that, thanks! I take it they won't be taking the four new E170+ they have/had o...

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by GSTBA
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4702

Re: UK aircraft retirement thread.

CWL757 wrote:
Ain't it just the 195s going or are the 170s going aswell?

Flybe plan to return to return at least 4 of the E170’s to there lessor during 2020. The first 2 will leave the fleet by the end of March.

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by GSTBA
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4702

Re: UK aircraft retirement thread.

BA’s A319 G-EUPX was withdrawn from service 31AUG and is planned to be join G-EUOH at DGX on 7th September. With G-EUOE planned to be flow to DGX later next week.

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by GSTBA
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes
Replies: 252
Views: 62072

Re: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes

What’s the reason for the HAV flight moving to LHR? Seems odd a 2 x weekly flight O & D would be based out of LHR over LGW? Especially as LGW has all the other Caribbean flights. What reason indeed. Especially as they have already announced that they are adding Daily flights to BOM and TLV for ...

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by GSTBA
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes
Replies: 252
Views: 62072

Re: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes

VS already does las vegas (VS 155/156): so what is new here? or is it going from seasonal to year round ? VS transferred Las Vegas from LGW to LHR in February 2019. It was previously year round from LGW and not seasonal, it is still year round now that's it at LHR, it's flown by the B789. As far as...

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by GSTBA
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is BA so cautious?
Replies: 14
Views: 3571

Re: Why is BA so cautious?

The close of Pakistani Airspace effected both BA’s DEL flights and the daily service to BKK. The first flights to return to using Pakistani airspace are as follows

BA009/17JUL LHR-BKK
BA010/18JUL BKK-LHR

BA143/18JUL LHR-DEL
BA142/19JUL DEL-LHR

BA257/18JUL LHR-DEL
BA256/19JUL DEL-LHR

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by GSTBA
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service
Replies: 58
Views: 14520

Re: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service

Did Norwegian operate LGW-DEN last winter?. Yes. When they launched the service in 2017 the service was 2x/weekly, then was upped I believe in November/December to 3x/weekly in an attempt to capture ski traffic. I think they intended to draw service back down to 2x/weekly in the summer but the serv...

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by GSTBA
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways
Replies: 113
Views: 28607

Re: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways

With the first batch of A350 having 3-class without First they will probably fly to destinations currently served by similar cabin aircraft. With this what is the longest BA flight with a 3-class aircraft with no First? BKK or EZE I'd say. BLR is another long route and already shows A350 from 1 Jan...

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by GSTBA
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways
Replies: 113
Views: 28607

Re: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways

AABB777 wrote:
Do we know when the BA A350 will begin operating LHR-TLV?

BA163/BA162 - Daily from 1st December

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by GSTBA
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service
Replies: 58
Views: 14520

Re: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service

Did Norwegian operate LGW-DEN last winter?.

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by GSTBA
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL load factor drops to 82.6% from 90.9% in May YoY
Replies: 18
Views: 4275

Re: LEVEL load factor drops to 82.6% from 90.9% in May YoY

The decision to open the Level base at AMS and the transfer of routes from the Vueling to Level brand, was due to a dispute between the Spanish IAG subsidiary and the local unions. They wanted more concessions for the crews, Vueling crew were/are currently flown in from Spain and often nightstop or ...

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by GSTBA
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA287 Delay 19 March 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1671

Re: BA287 Delay 19 March 2019

Most likely the equipment for your flight is already so far behind, they know your flight will have to depart late (i.e. don't have one to sub in at some point to catch up before then). That sucks. I was trying to locate the aircraft on flightradar24 but couldn't get any information. Will this dela...

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by GSTBA
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA287 Delay 19 March 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1671

Re: BA287 Delay 19 March 2019

Don’t know what has happend at LHR today but flights were taking 90+ mins to get airbourne after pushback. Don’t be suprised if that delay time comes down or disappears in next 24hrs. There is likely a problem with the aircraft planned to op that flight. What BA will do is over the next 24hrs or so ...

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by GSTBA
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways B77W
Replies: 42
Views: 8402

Re: British Airways B77W

Where does BA send their B77Ws? I know they fly it to HKG, SIN, SYD, NRT/,HND? Those are the only routes I know where they fly those birds. Given the recent order of the 77X, does this mean that the B77W isn't working for them? Surely, routes like DXB, SFO and LAX are best suited for these birds? B...

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by GSTBA
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways Configuration 777 SAN to LHR
Replies: 8
Views: 1282

Re: British Airways Configuration 777 SAN to LHR

A 773ER is planned to operate for the majority of the S19 schedule. The only exception to this is between 31MAY19 to 16JUN19 when a 4 class 772ER will replace the 773ER. . 2. Itinerary shows it will be a 777 from SAN to LHR - Which 777 is this? The -200 or -300? Looks like it will be a 4-class plane...

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by GSTBA
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 787-8 fleet
Replies: 12
Views: 4089

Re: British Airways 787-8 fleet

qf789 wrote:
Beatyair wrote:
Are they in for RR engine issues?


Yes these frames are affected by the RR engine issues


G-ZBJE must have major issues as 11 months is a long time to have been out of service for. You would have thought they would have been sorted by now,

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by GSTBA
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 787-8 fleet
Replies: 12
Views: 4089

British Airways 787-8 fleet

Does anyone have any update on when we might see the 2 aircraft parked at LHR return to service?. The aircraft in question are:

G-ZBJA - Last sector flown was 08AUG18 from BWI
G-ZBJE - last sector flown was nearly 11 months ago. BA35 from MAA on 07MAR18

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by GSTBA
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 200
Views: 59393

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

First flight XFW-XFW for British Airways A321neo G-NEOS MSN 8637 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DxNHSqAWoAAWGAs?format=jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DxNHVN_XcAAOxj3?format=jpg https://twitter.com/Tobias_Gudat/status/1086290379215986688?s=20 Does anyone know the reason for the delivery delay to what ...

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by GSTBA
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level S19 Shorthaul Update
Replies: 12
Views: 2909

Re: Level S19 Shorthaul Update

senatorflyer wrote:
Intresting. Will the AMS base use the openskies AOC or the one from Anisec?

Anisec

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by GSTBA
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level S19 Shorthaul Update
Replies: 12
Views: 2909

Level S19 Shorthaul Update

Level have in recent weeks released there plans for there shorthaul operating during the S19 schedule. Details released include: New Amsterdam Base Planned Planned S19 Fleet Austrian S19 Schedule Released Level Amsterdam Base: Level have recently announced that new shorthaul base will open in Amster...

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by GSTBA
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?
Replies: 162
Views: 39124

Re: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?

rutankrd wrote:
Two Air Nostrum Canadian 1000s are already on estate replacing some of the SU95 flying.

They have been joined by 2 Air Nostrum CRJ900’s.

WX RJ85’s are showing as operating on behalf of SN from the start of S19 schedule. Does anyone know how many RJ85’s are to operate on behalf of SN next summer?

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by GSTBA
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes
Replies: 252
Views: 62072

Re: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes

Ljubljana and Montpellier were the latest two BA announcements. Apparently, according the the COO there will be more new route announcements over the coming weeks. That should start some wild speculation! He did say that, but as some have already people have already posted, what he didn’t say was w...

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by GSTBA
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Glasgow Airport Thread - 2018
Replies: 67
Views: 9987

Re: Glasgow Airport Thread

Bhoy wrote:
Lufthansa fly to both FRA and MUC once a day each.

MUC showing as 5 x weekly during the summer.

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by GSTBA
Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member
Replies: 141
Views: 34980

Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

There have been a couple of articles published today stating that Oneworld is set to hold a press conference to announce a new member on the 5th December. The airline expected to announced as the new member is the North African airline Royal Air Maroc. https://onemileatatime.com/new-oneworld-member/...

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by GSTBA
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways B787-10 Update
Replies: 68
Views: 16727

Re: British Airways B787-10 Update

JFK, BOS, IAD, RUH and SEA are 5 of the stations expected to be served by the 787-10..

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by GSTBA
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair recieve 1st Embraer aircraft
Replies: 27
Views: 6661

Re: Loganair recieve 1st Embraer aircraft

Does anyone know when Loganair plan to announce what European cities they plan to serve using the Embraer aircraft?.

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by GSTBA
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA Heathrow Terminal 3
Replies: 26
Views: 4853

Re: BA Heathrow Terminal 3

Miami is an A380. I think that's the only A380 flight from T3, but might be wrong. Pretty sure Vancouver is from T5. The rest of the T3 flights are operated by 747's (long haul) and A320's (short haul) - there's a few A320neo's operating out of T3 as well. Vancouver is T3 A380 ops from early May to...

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by GSTBA
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 787-8 (G-ZBJE) down for 7 weeks
Replies: 28
Views: 13603

Re: BA 787-8 (G-ZBJE) down for 7 weeks

The aircraft is expected to return to service in the next week or two after its double engine change

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by GSTBA
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747-400 At London Stansted
Replies: 4
Views: 2083

Re: BA 747-400 At London Stansted

Believe aircraft has been to STN for repair work to its upper lobe to be carried out.... Currently have no further info than that. I believe it's gone to have WiFi and IFE fitted. WIFI fitting is being done at CWL for 747’s and FRA for 777 and 77W... This aircraft currently has Panasonic IFE system ...

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by GSTBA
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are you prepared BA ? Heavy freezing fog forecast.
Replies: 40
Views: 8610

Re: Are you prepared BA ? Heavy freezing fog forecast.

ATC have advised airlines that they plan to operate a much reduced take off and landing rate at LHR tomorrow due to low visibility forcast. As a result BA have in the last hour cancelled just under 40 shorthaul round trips from LHR tomorrow. The flights affected are: BA392/BA393 - LHR/BRU/LHR BA402/...

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by GSTBA
Sat Nov 04, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Inaugural LGW-DEN (Sept. 16)
Replies: 10
Views: 2757

Re: Norwegian Air Inaugural LGW-DEN is Today

Was on yesterday’s flight from DEN to LGW. Was advised when we checked in that the flight would be delayed as the aircraft from LGW was landing just over 3 hours late. The aircraft finally arrived on the gate just before 18:00, Which is about 4 and a half hours late. Flight was further delayed depar...

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by GSTBA
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA upgauges AUS to 747 starting Summer 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 17042

Re: BA upgauges AUS to 747 starting Summer 2018

I don't think the choice to operate from T5 or T3 is determined by the flight being a 747, plenty of 747 flights at T5. Does anyone know the reasoning behind which routes get operated from T3? I heard it was due to cargo capacity and those from T3 don't carry huge loads in the belly, not sure how t...

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by GSTBA
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winter 2017 BA 777-300ER routes?
Replies: 6
Views: 2336

Re: Winter 2017 BA 777-300ER routes?

Refer to the following for changes http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/273949/british-airways-w17-london-heathrow-long-haul-changes-as-of-21jul17/?highlight=british BA updated its W17 schedule over the weekend. She this list found by going via the link above is incorrect. Below is a li...

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by GSTBA
Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Mid Haul A321 Routes?
Replies: 6
Views: 2703

Re: BA Mid Haul A321 Routes?

However, I have read that these aircraft will be reconfigured for short haul operations. BA have already reconfigured 2 of the aircraft into a short haul configuration. G-MEDL returned to service 15FEB17 and G-MEDM 03MAR17 after being reconfigured. A third aircraft will be reconfigured for short ha...

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by GSTBA
Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways to launch Nashville
Replies: 266
Views: 31681

Re: Rumor: British Airways to launch Nashville

Doesn't BA have a 788 that will be delivered by end of september, and others scheduled for delivery in 2018? Why would they need to free up an extra 788, or am I missing something... Over the next year BA will take delivery of the following 787 aircraft: 22SEP17 - 787-8 (G-ZBJI) 26MAR18 - 787-9 (G-...

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by GSTBA
Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A318 and LCY operations
Replies: 58
Views: 16977

Re: British Airways A318 and LCY operations

Titan Airways will be the new owner/leaser of G-EUNB. I

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by GSTBA
Fri Nov 04, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA returns to 10-abreast 777 seating, increases A320 seating
Replies: 116
Views: 21573

Re: BA returns to 10-abreast 777 seating, increases A320 seating

I belIeve the 25 777's that are to be converted to 10 across config will include the 777's that have not yet been fitted with the new WT, WTP seats and Thales IFE G-VIIO, P, R, T and U (Currently configured 40J/24W/216Y+3Y crew rest) G-YMMA, B, C, D, E, F, R, S, T & U (Currently configured 48J/2...

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by GSTBA
Tue Nov 01, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways announce LHR-PUA, BDS, ZTH, MPL, NTE, TLL & MJV
Replies: 36
Views: 7008

Re: British Airways announce LHR-PUA, BDS, ZTH, MPL, NTE, TLL & MJV

ALL routes will operate from LHR. BDS, MPL, MJV, NTE, TLL and ZTE will operate from T5. PUY will operate from T3 Brindisi - 2 x Weekly from 1st June to 30th September Montpellier - 2 x Weekly from 3rd May to 30th September Murcia - 2 x Weekly from 28th March to 28th October Nantes - 2 x Weekly from ...

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by GSTBA
Wed Jun 08, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Weekend Charter Flights
Replies: 11
Views: 3821

RE: British Airways Weekend Charter Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/runway23" class="quote" target="_blank">runway23</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Quoting vv701 (Reply 2): This year's <acro...

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by GSTBA
Thu May 26, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do LGW Based BA Airbuses Have Same Seats As LHR?
Replies: 17
Views: 4966

RE: Do LGW Based BA Airbuses Have Same Seats As LHR?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SKAirbus" class="quote" target="_blank">SKAirbus</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>The ex-<acronym title="Bloomington / Norma...

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by GSTBA
Thu May 26, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Off To A Good Start At STN
Replies: 40
Views: 13361

RE: BA Off To A Good Start At STN

The loads are looking quite good on the STN services. Especially when you take into account that the flights didn't even get released until February. Flights to <acronym title="Malaga (AGP / LEMG), Spain">AGP</acronym> from <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN</acronym...

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by GSTBA
Thu May 26, 2016 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG/BA Looking To Takeover Wizz Air And Others
Replies: 59
Views: 18534

RE: IAG/BA Looking To Takeover Wizz Air And Others

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SelseyBill" class="quote" target="_blank">SelseyBill</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>The only things that are missing is ...

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by GSTBA
Wed May 18, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: After SCL, Where Could / Should BA Go Next?
Replies: 109
Views: 17632

RE: After SCL, Where Could / Should BA Go Next?

I think the next route announcement will be something in China with <acronym title="Shenzhen (- Baoan / Huang Tian) (SZX / ZGSZ), China">SZX</acronym>, <acronym title="Xiamen (- Gaoqi) (XMN / ZSAM), China">XMN</acronym> or <acronym title="Xian - Xianyang (XIY / ZLXY), China">XIY</acronym> all good p...

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by GSTBA
Tue May 17, 2016 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Classics At British Airways
Replies: 55
Views: 16287

RE: 747 Classics At British Airways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cedarjet" class="quote" target="_blank">cedarjet</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Also curious about routes, since in...

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by GSTBA
Tue May 17, 2016 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Drop GRU/GIG After Olympics?
Replies: 72
Views: 20523

RE: BA To Drop GRU/GIG After Olympics?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/geoshina" class="quote" target="_blank">geoshina</a> (<a href="#68" class="quote">Reply 68</a>):<br/><i>How come <acronym title="British Airways...

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by GSTBA
Thu May 05, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gogo Wifi For BA Longhaul Fleet
Replies: 28
Views: 6440

Gogo Wifi For BA Longhaul Fleet

British Airways will begin fitting wifi to it's long haul fleet in early 2017

http://www.businesstraveller.com/new...stals-wifi-onboard-long-haul-fleet

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by GSTBA
Mon May 02, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Website Crash?
Replies: 8
Views: 1685

RE: BA Website Crash?

There has been a couple of problems with the site this week. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> do system upgrades overnight and would never do it during the day UK time or on a public holiday. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> are in the process of doing the following change ...

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by GSTBA
Mon May 02, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Drop GRU/GIG After Olympics?
Replies: 72
Views: 20523

RE: BA To Drop GRU/GIG After Olympics?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LHRFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">LHRFlyer</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>I'd be very surprised if either were sus...

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