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by JumboClassic
Sun Jan 01, 2006 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bulgaria Air - Turbulence Injures 2 On MAD-SOF
Replies: 6
Views: 3668

RE: Bulgaria Air - Turbulence Injures 2 On MAD-SOF

Does anybody know the reg of the A/C involved? Bulgaria Air flies two ex-UA 735s LZ-BOP and LZ-BOQ. Wonder if it was one of those...
Happy New Year!
JC

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by JumboClassic
Sun Oct 09, 2005 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 747-400 ORD-LAX?
Replies: 7
Views: 5140

RE: UA 747-400 ORD-LAX?

I was on the last scheduled UA744 LAXORD on Oct-30 2004. Great ride!
JC

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by JumboClassic
Tue Aug 30, 2005 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 737s Still In Shuttle Configuration
Replies: 19
Views: 3288

RE: UA 737s Still In Shuttle Configuration

Ted A320s have 156 Y seats....

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by JumboClassic
Thu Aug 18, 2005 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A UA 747, N176UA, Repossessed?
Replies: 31
Views: 6113

RE: A UA 747, N176UA, Repossessed?

Guys, let's stick to the topic. Is N176UA back in operation or not?

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by JumboClassic
Tue Jun 14, 2005 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747-400; SFO- ORD
Replies: 6
Views: 5004

RE: United 747-400; SFO- ORD

Yes, it goes to <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> and back to <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> at 17:35...

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by JumboClassic
Tue Jun 14, 2005 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747-400; SFO- ORD
Replies: 6
Views: 5004

RE: United 747-400; SFO- ORD

You can take <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 770 SFODEN (747-400) at 12:50 pm and then continue on to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 256 (777-200ER) at 6:35 pm. That...

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by JumboClassic
Wed Mar 09, 2005 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair 744 To Our South African Friends
Replies: 21
Views: 5316

RE: Corsair 744 To Our South African Friends

So how many total ex-UA 744 did Corsair get? So far we have:

N186UA
N188UA
N189UA
N191UA

Thanks,
JC

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by JumboClassic
Sat Mar 05, 2005 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate Of UA 744s In The Desert
Replies: 31
Views: 11642

RE: Fate Of UA 744s In The Desert

So how many 744 in the desert still belong to UA? 3-4? Does anybody know the regs?

Thanks
JC

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by JumboClassic
Thu Jan 06, 2005 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/TED To Start MDW Service
Replies: 58
Views: 8632

UA/TED To Start MDW Service

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/050106/nyth053_1.html

Good move!

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by JumboClassic
Tue Dec 28, 2004 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Registration For UA895 26 December
Replies: 1
Views: 1850

RE: Registration For UA895 26 December

UA895 26DEC ORDHKG N193UA

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by JumboClassic
Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Get Ready For The UA 777 In Star Alliance Livery!
Replies: 26
Views: 10362

RE: Get Ready For The UA 777 In Star Alliance Livery!

N218UA should be leaving gate B17 any time now as UA 0835 ORDPVG.

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by JumboClassic
Sat Oct 30, 2004 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Grand Unveiling For United P.s. Tomorrow?
Replies: 64
Views: 14387

RE: Grand Unveiling For United P.s. Tomorrow?

UA 6 is in the air as I type:

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/041029/cgf033_1.html

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by JumboClassic
Wed Jun 02, 2004 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hemus Air BAe 146 In Varna
Replies: 5
Views: 2982

RE: Hemus Air BAe 146 In Varna

Good to see some new birds in Bulgaria. This new Hemus livery looks great!
JC

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by JumboClassic
Wed Apr 28, 2004 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-SOF-NYC
Replies: 12
Views: 1694

RE: NYC-SOF-NYC

Austrian via VIE is $698.70 in Sept (from Travelocity) - incl. fees and taxes. That's one pretty good fare IMHO. Regards,
JC

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by JumboClassic
Sun Mar 28, 2004 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 744 Terminated Out Of DEN. Why?
Replies: 13
Views: 5112

RE: UA 744 Terminated Out Of DEN. Why?

Just a wild guess, but maybe the revenue/loads generated on those flights does not justify the 744. I think they now operate ORDLAX and ORDSFO.
JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Dec 19, 2003 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier's New Focus City - LAX
Replies: 68
Views: 7148

RE: Frontier's New Focus City - LAX

SHUPirate,

The 3700nm range is cited for the the 75t version with 124 passengers. I was wondering what version (MTOW) Frontier flies. What about ETOPS?

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by JumboClassic
Fri Dec 19, 2003 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier's New Focus City - LAX
Replies: 68
Views: 7148

RE: Frontier's New Focus City - LAX

Can their 319s make it to HNL from LAX? Just wondering...
JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Sep 12, 2003 3:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A340-500/600 Wing
Replies: 3
Views: 3582

RE: A340-500/600 Wing

"One of the advantages of the original 330/340 wing is that it could be used with two or four engines" I wouldn't call it an advantage - it was limiting the performance of the 340-300, and a new wing had to be designed for the 340-500/600. The wing was also the reason why the 330 didn't find much us...

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by JumboClassic
Sun Aug 31, 2003 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747-400's Back To Heathrow
Replies: 29
Views: 9334

RE: United 747-400's Back To Heathrow

Laxintl,

Are the 2-cabin 777s going back to the lessors? Just noticed that there are no 777 flying to Hawaii next spring.
JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Jan 31, 2003 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coming To You Live From 30,000ft! Internet On Air!
Replies: 26
Views: 4248

RE: Coming To You Live From 30,000ft! Internet On Air!

OK, so it's Ethernet. I wish it was wireless (Wi-Fi), but maybe they don't want radio signals messing up with the communication equipment in the cockpit.

Thanks,
JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Jan 31, 2003 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coming To You Live From 30,000ft! Internet On Air!
Replies: 26
Views: 4248

RE: Coming To You Live From 30,000ft! Internet On Air!

Britair,

Was your laptop hooked to the seat via cable? Where on the laptop was the cable plugged in (USB, Ethernet connector)?
JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Jan 31, 2003 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coming To You Live From 30,000ft! Internet On Air!
Replies: 26
Views: 4248

RE: Coming To You Live From 30,000ft! Internet On Air!

Britair,

Was it a wireless connection or a cable (Ethernet?)

Thanks,
JC

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by JumboClassic
Tue Dec 10, 2002 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL's Fleet After Chapter 11?
Replies: 47
Views: 3790

RE: UAL's Fleet After Chapter 11?

Just wondering,

Why would they get rid of some 777As? I though that they were a good fit for Atlantic ops. And who would be a potential customer for non-ER 777s?

JC

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by JumboClassic
Sat Dec 07, 2002 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Links And Stuff For Those Interested In United
Replies: 8
Views: 2482

RE: Links And Stuff For Those Interested In United

UA744Flagship,

Thank you for the great site! I wish all the best to United and its employees (I could have been one of them now...). And let's hope that people will continue to support United through this period. I, for one, will.

JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Dec 06, 2002 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye To Balkan Airlines
Replies: 7
Views: 3125

RE: Goodbye To Balkan Airlines

JU101, IIRC, the 2 733s were leased in Jun'02 for a period of 10 months only - that's why they are due back in Apr. Some local newspapers report that decison about the new fleet should be made by Feb, which is consistent with the returning of the 733s. I wonder, now that UAL is almost in Chapter 11,...

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by JumboClassic
Thu Dec 05, 2002 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Gets Closer To Edge
Replies: 33
Views: 2785

RE: UAL Gets Closer To Edge

UAL might stand a chance to reorganize under Ch.11 IF they get the ATSB loan. Otherwise, I'm affraid, it won't be pretty...

JC

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by JumboClassic
Wed Dec 04, 2002 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Gets Closer To Edge
Replies: 33
Views: 2785

RE: UAL Gets Closer To Edge

I have the feeling that Ch.11 seems the only alternative, but UA is trying to get the ATSB loan first. Just like US Airways - their loan application was approved, and they went to court. Makes sense that even under Chapter 11, they will still benefit from the government approved loan while re-struct...

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by JumboClassic
Sat Nov 02, 2002 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAT To Take Over Balkan?
Replies: 19
Views: 2756

RE: JAT To Take Over Balkan?

Gmunich,

I believe the name "Balkan Air Tours" was changed to "Balkan Air" to better fit the new national carrier. The name makes sense to me.

JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Nov 01, 2002 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAT To Take Over Balkan?
Replies: 19
Views: 2756

RE: Update From Belgrade

Only 49% of the new "Balkan Air" will be for sale, so no take over whatsoever. Just partial ownewrship. The state will keep 50+% stake in the new airline, at least for now. So far noone ever mentioned JAT as one of the potential invesrtors, but who knows... Lots of airlines have increased their serv...

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by JumboClassic
Fri Oct 25, 2002 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Stop Flying To 4 Cities
Replies: 30
Views: 4346

RE: United To Stop Flying To 4 Cities

Word is that almost half of UA 744s are in the desert already. Can someone confirm this?

JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Oct 18, 2002 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Third Quarter Loss - $889 Million USD
Replies: 12
Views: 2890

RE: United's Third Quarter Loss - $889 Million USD

AMR - 924 M (incl. special items); 475M is operating loss only
UAL - 889 M total, 504 M operating loss

AMR is not in good shape either.

JC

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by JumboClassic
Sat Aug 17, 2002 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bulgaria To Start New Flag Carrier
Replies: 14
Views: 3314

RE: Bulgaria To Start New Flag Carrier

Gmunich, I absolutely agree with you - DU will make a perfect regional feeder for the new airline. I read somewhere that there is interest from several investors. One is the Russian aviation Consortium - their plan includes a fleet of Western and Russian types, and making SOF a hub for flights from ...

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by JumboClassic
Fri Aug 16, 2002 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bulgaria To Start New Flag Carrier
Replies: 14
Views: 3314

RE: Bulgaria To Start New Flag Carrier

Why not simply "Bulgarian"?

Or, else, what are the chances of Hemus Air becoming the new flag carrier? I am thinking along the lines of Crossair/Swiss...

JC

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by JumboClassic
Tue Jul 09, 2002 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Offers New Planes For Balkan
Replies: 4
Views: 2856

RE: Boeing Offers New Planes For Balkan

I don't think a 717 lease is likely at all. LZ has operated 737s since 1990 (with some brief interruptions) so they already have trained crews and mechanics. They are simply not in financial position to introduce a new type. So if they order anything at all, you can bet it will be 737s.

JC

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by JumboClassic
Tue Jul 09, 2002 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Offers New Planes For Balkan
Replies: 4
Views: 2856

Boeing Offers New Planes For Balkan

Fresh from one of the local newspapers: A Boeing team lead by their Regional Director for Southeast Europe will visit Sofia to meet with Balkan officials regarding the proposed lease of new Boeings. Apparently Airbus has recently also offered LZ some A/C, but airline officials consider them to be to...

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by JumboClassic
Tue Jul 02, 2002 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Polish Airlines Has A Fourth 763
Replies: 7
Views: 2574

RE: LOT Polish Airlines Has A Fourth 763

Lot currently has 3 763 and 2 762 (excluding SP-LPD leased out to Universal): SP-LOA 762 SP-LOB 762 SP-LPA 763 SP-LPB 763 SP-LPC 763 They fly to ORD, JFK, EWR, YYZ from WAW and KRK. Currently there are no scheduled flights to Asia. According to Bill Harm's site only SP-LPC appears to be owned by LOT...

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by JumboClassic
Tue Jul 02, 2002 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Polish Airlines Has A Fourth 763
Replies: 7
Views: 2574

RE: LOT Polish Airlines Has A Fourth 763

The text on the picture explains it - it is an ex-Gulf air, ex-Malev A/C, which is leased by LOT for Universal. This was done so they can bring back SP-LPB to the fleet due to the increase in summer traffic (it is still in Universal colors, but operates LOT flights). The lease to Universal is "wet l...

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by JumboClassic
Fri Jun 14, 2002 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa´s Leased Out Planes
Replies: 13
Views: 2552

RE: Lufthansa´s Leased Out Planes

Rizzibird, The delivery of Balkan's 733s was delayed twice due to re-registration (according to one of the local newspapers). I don't know if the first has arrived in Sofia yet. The lease is for 1+ year. Did you notice in which scheme was the A/C painted? The latest one, or the one from the late 80s...

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by JumboClassic
Thu Jun 13, 2002 5:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: GE 90-94B Vs RR Trent 895-17
Replies: 25
Views: 25504

RE: GE 90-94B Vs RR Trent 895-17

Hello,

I have heard that the GE90 has the best fuel efficiency of the 3. Can anyone confirm that?
JC

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by JumboClassic
Tue Jun 11, 2002 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA Back To Chicago
Replies: 3
Views: 1224

RE: ANA Back To Chicago

I apologize,

What I meant was NRT.

JC

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by JumboClassic
Mon Jun 10, 2002 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA Back To Chicago
Replies: 3
Views: 1224

ANA Back To Chicago

Hello,

Do you know if ANA will return on NAR to ORD this year? I know that they decided to temporarily withdraw from the route after 9/11. Is there any chance for them to return to Chicago?

Thanks
JC

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by JumboClassic
Thu Apr 18, 2002 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirCanada A319 Service ORD To YVR
Replies: 1
Views: 1447

AirCanada A319 Service ORD To YVR

Hello,

I am booked on AC ORD to YVR in July, but I have never flown on Air Canada or the 319. What should I expect?

Thanks,
JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Mar 29, 2002 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH's A340-600
Replies: 9
Views: 2627

RE: LH's A340-600

Will the A/C be in Airbus house colors? Which A/C will be used for the flight? Probably not the first prototype, which had the gear damage from the high-weight landing test.

JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Mar 01, 2002 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHs Parked Aircrafts!
Replies: 15
Views: 1857

RE: LHs Parked Aircrafts!

LZ (Balkan) will lease 2 of LH's 733 from April'02. Financing is provided from the sale of LHR slots to BA.

Regards,
JC

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by JumboClassic
Tue Feb 26, 2002 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bulgarian Tristars
Replies: 7
Views: 1423

RE: Bulgarian Tristars

Did you notice that the A/C on one of the pictures is LZ-TPC, but the other one is LZ-PTC? According to Bill Harm's site there is only one ex-LZ - registered Tristar: 1152 L1011-1(1) RB211-22B 07/27/78 DUCOR WORLD AIRLINES 3C-QQX N337EA, D-AERP, LZ-TPC [PARKED @ OST][CONV TO FRTR][NEW NAME, WAS LIBE...

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by JumboClassic
Wed Aug 29, 2001 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Balkan Leases Boeing Aircraft Again.
Replies: 6
Views: 369

RE: Balkan Leases Boeing Aircraft Again.

It was reported in one of the local newspapers that LZ will be leasing a 737 again (probably -300). The picture they showed was of one of their previous 733s (LZ-BOF), so I assumed that the new one has not arrived yet. Good to hear that they are back on track.

BTW, how was the TU5?

JC

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by JumboClassic
Sat Aug 18, 2001 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concordski
Replies: 18
Views: 1876

RE: Concordski

A couple of motnhs ago the A/C used for the NASA tests (RA-77114) was put for sale on ebay for $10M. It's the only remaining Tu-144 in flying condition out of approx. 20 built till 1981 when production ended. Anybody knows if someone bought it? <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=95995" target="_blan...

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by JumboClassic
Fri Aug 17, 2001 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Oppses ORD Terminal Proposal
Replies: 3
Views: 2148

RE: UA Oppses ORD Terminal Proposal

I totally agree, there is no need for Terminal 4, which will add only 3 new gates and will cost a lot of trouble, when the new west terminal will add 55 gates.

JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Aug 17, 2001 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Lovers
Replies: 28
Views: 1181

RE: United Lovers

I'm a big fan of United. I love the airline, the scheme, the planes, ORD, the whole thing. I am glad that the merger didn't go through and I sure hope they will be rising again.

JC

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by JumboClassic
Fri Aug 17, 2001 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA And AA 777 Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 2633

RE: UA And AA 777 Questions

UA's 777A have the PW4077 engines, while the ERs have the more powerful PW4090.

JC

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