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by redcap1962
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH blocks last row on their A320neos
Replies: 2
Views: 748

LH blocks last row on their A320neos

LH is blocking the very last row on it's A320neo fleet until further notice. Also the two rear flight attendants must not use their designated seats in the very back, but have to sit in the last pax-row on take off and landing (the latter according to https://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/unternehm...

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by redcap1962
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 312
Views: 50819

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019

https://superconstellation.org/images/MV_4JUL_D.pdf Information of the Extraordinary General Meeting of July 4, 2019 [...] HB-RSC "Star of Switzerland" will be dismantled and relocated in the next few weeks. Our Super Connie L-1049, incl. Inventory, will go - retroactive to July 1, 2019 - ...

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by redcap1962
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAS presenting new livery
Replies: 385
Views: 80169

Re: SAS new livery?

But this photo (link posted already in the A350 produlction & delivery thread) shows the current livery IMHO - with red engines... :roll:

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by redcap1962
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: 777X First Flight Delayed Due GE9X Issues
Replies: 320
Views: 71272

Re: Rumour: 777X First Flight Likely Delayed to Year End Due GE9X Issues

It looks like GE are taking the GE9X is to the Paris Air Show https://www.instagram.com/p/BylWR5xAo3b/ That's a long drive! They'd get there a lot quicker if they fired that bad boy up... I'm Just imagining a flying engine with nothing attached to it just soaring above paris Even a piano can fly if...

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by redcap1962
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 taking off from Paine Field today.
Replies: 11
Views: 4569

Re: Southwest 737 taking off from Paine Field today.

I wonder why they didnt cancel visitor tours at all right after those accidents...

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by redcap1962
Tue May 21, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laudamotion to become Lauda
Replies: 28
Views: 6387

Re: Laudamotion to become Lauda

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... b#2097ae98

R.I.P Niki!
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Niki Lauda died Monday evening in the Unversity Hospital of Zurich. Lauda(motion) today performed a "farewell flight" VIE - VIE with a low pass over VIE's runway 29:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... b#2097ae98

R.I.P Niki!

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by redcap1962
Sun May 19, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live
Replies: 8
Views: 1695

Re: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live

https://www.oebb.at/en/ with online booking & route planner.
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PSAatSAN4Ever wrote:
Are the hourly trains between Salzburg and Vienna in addition to longer-distance RailJet services? Or are these part of them?


Some are part of them. In order not go off topic here I again refer to ÖBB's Homepage https://www.oebb.at/en/ with online booking & route planner.

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by redcap1962
Sun May 19, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 818
Views: 142824

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

AV-Herald published an update per May 18 (highlighted in yellow) obviously based on data from the FDR: http://avherald.com/h?article=4c78f3e6&opt=0 In the last third of the report it is mentioned that "... the captain began to apply oscillating pitch inputs with increasing amplitude which c...

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by redcap1962
Wed May 01, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live
Replies: 8
Views: 1695

Re: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live

In a related thread on Salzburg airport's complete (temporary) closure, it was mentioned that Austrian Railways was increasing the number of trains - including, I believe, a non-stop - to Vienna. Then it's a matter of a transfer to the airport. http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t...

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by redcap1962
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live
Replies: 8
Views: 1695

Re: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live

Jean Leloup wrote:
How much service do you usually have in SZG, and are there added frequencies to 'nearby' airports?


TK flies to LNZ instead. Others interrupt their services temporarily. OS offers "codeshares" with Austrian Railways ÖBB on Railjet-trains to VIE.

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by redcap1962
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 312
Views: 50819

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019

SCFA has announced their liquidation after failing to finance necessary restoration works on their L-1049 Super Constellation HB-RSC. https://www.superconstellation.org/en/42-news/96-scfa-to-be-dissolved Sad to see another classic propliner go after LH grounded JU-52 D-AQUI and stopped restoration o...

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by redcap1962
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Orders
Replies: 213
Views: 64172

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Orders

Germany is to order 3 A359 in VIP config. for the governement transport department of the "Bundeswehr", spending approx. 1,2 Billion EUR. The first should be delivered in 2020, the other two by 2022. This is to replace A343's 16+01 and 16+02 currently in charge, which lately suffered minor...

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by redcap1962
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS A320 Heist and Security Incident at TIA
Replies: 28
Views: 6463

Re: OS A320 Heist and Security Incident at TIA

Yesterday various Austrian Media reported that Albanian Police had announced the arrest of four suspicous persons. No informations were given regarding the whereabouts of the money. The actual victim is LH-Cargo, which handles OS-Cargo operations since several years. LH-cargo will file an insurance ...

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by redcap1962
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718210

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ok-swc
Even if it was ferry - can there be such an exception from the grounding???
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Smartwings OK-SWC flew LPA - PRG today!
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ok-swc
Even if it was ferry - can there be such an exception from the grounding???

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by redcap1962
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 MAX Order Status
Replies: 13
Views: 2579

Re: 737 MAX Order Status

I wonder if Boeing and/or some airlines will launch some kind of campaign once the fix is done in order to restore confindence on the passengers side...

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by redcap1962
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Fleet Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 1440

Re: TAP Fleet Questions

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/cs-tov
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CS-TOV flew ferry LIS-GIG on March 10 on return to lessor.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/cs-tov

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by redcap1962
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 90
Views: 20575

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/ANA9398/1fde5a54
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Turtle flying home:
https://www.flightradar24.com/ANA9398/1fde5a54

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by redcap1962
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH orders 20 B789 and 20 additional A350; Will sell 6 A380s back to Airbus
Replies: 355
Views: 54459

Re: LH orders 20 B789 and 20 additional A350; Will sell 6 A380s back to Airbus

The photo at this link (and in the press release) shows the 787-9 in Lufthansa, Austrian, and Swiss colors. To me, this would seem to mean that the 787 has been chosen as the group-wide airframe for that category. https://twitter.com/lufthansaNews/status/1105808261100523523 https://pbs.twimg.com/me...

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by redcap1962
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 388363

Re: Giant 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

That`s the last you want to hear after you got a decent shot of that very aircraft :crying: - snapped it during my recent spottertour to MIA:

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RIP to the crew and condolences to all families !

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by redcap1962
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reason for the LEVEL brand in VIE?
Replies: 12
Views: 2015

Re: Reason for the LEVEL brand in VIE?

chonetsao wrote:
Yeah VIE in Austria will see WIZZ LEVEL VUELING all the time.


...not to forget LAUDAMOTION!

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by redcap1962
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cars in Airlines Livery
Replies: 21
Views: 3297

Re: Cars in Airlines Livery

https://browse.startpage.com/do/show_picture.pl?l=deutsch&rais=1&oiu=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.peters-christian.de%2Fblog%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2011%2F11%2FFlyNiki_Auto.jpg&sp=4c64df2b128c81fc1c913a6c24ef6314&t=default https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/small-car-with-logo-of-niki-airlin...

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by redcap1962
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project
Replies: 97
Views: 20933

Re: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project

I cannot write here what my opinion is of guys like Mr. Spohr. It would violate the forum rules. :gnasher:

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by redcap1962
Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian A330 HNL-FCO
Replies: 74
Views: 20445

Re: Hawaiian A330 HNL-FCO

pualani wrote:
This aircraft ferried FCO-SEA and arrived early Friday morning and my crew and I took the Seattle Seahawks and staff to Charlotte for their game against the Panthers


At least the paint will definitely be dry upon arrival in SEA... :bouncy:

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by redcap1962
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to halve its A380 fleet
Replies: 254
Views: 49050

Re: Air France will half it's A380 fleet

9H-MIP sitting on the ground for quite some time now and gathering dust... :cry: Not sure if only one more would be already too much for Hi-Fly! 9H-MIP collided with a jet bridge at CDG 2 months ago. Maybe it's still being repaired? The damage was obviously fixed rather quickly. 9H-MIP - last movem...

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by redcap1962
Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to halve its A380 fleet
Replies: 254
Views: 49050

Re: Air France will half it's A380 fleet

So with those 5 Frames coming available on the second Hand Market who could be interested ? Hi-Fly might be an Option but 5 Frames at once might be a bit to much even for them,... 9H-MIP sitting on the ground for quite some time now and gathering dust... :cry: Not sure if only one more would be alr...

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by redcap1962
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RA-96006 ex Domodedovo Airlines airborn
Replies: 6
Views: 1531

IL-96 RA-96006 flew again after 10 years of storage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhisRrB ... e=youtu.be

del. 1993 to Aeroflot, tfd. 1995 to Domodedovo Airlines.
Any thoughts or infos about it's planned future?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhisRrB ... e=youtu.be

del. 1993 to Aeroflot, tfd. 1995 to Domodedovo Airlines.
Any thoughts or infos about it's planned future?

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by redcap1962
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laudamotion's first aircraft in revised livery
Replies: 29
Views: 7167

Re: Laudamotion's first aircraft in revised livery

My son flew OE VIE - STN last Saturday: 1 hour delay.
Back today evening: Almost 2 hours delay. He missed the last public ground transportation to town and had to take a taxi, which cost him approximately half the price of the flight..... :bored:

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by redcap1962
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyleasecargo RWY excursion at YHZ
Replies: 111
Views: 18313

Re: Skyleasecargo RWY excursion at YHZ

musman9853 wrote:
looks like boeing has perfected the double decker twin. airbus must be really scared now


:? Perfected? Obviously a certain problem with the airworthiness hasn't been solved yet!

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by redcap1962
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laudamotion's first aircraft in revised livery
Replies: 29
Views: 7167

Re: Laudamotion's first aircraft in revised livery

We will see if Niki is going to make any cent of this deal with Irishman. He has aleady: https://www.kleinezeitung.at/wirtschaft/5487587/Uebernahme-abgeschlossen_Laudamotion_Ab-nun-hat-Ryanair-das-Sagen ...summary in English: Ryanair has completed the majority acquisition of Niki's successor Laudam...

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by redcap1962
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 139
Views: 30898

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly

"Multipurpose Room" is certainly an interesting idea on an airplane. [...] What will this room be used for in the case? looks to be too small to be used as a meeting room*. Certain things come to my dirty mind :mrgreen: ... (To be more precise: They could rent it out to passengers who wan...

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by redcap1962
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Radom on 777F
Replies: 31
Views: 2539

Re: Radom on 777F

Very interesting! I had no idea that my question would start a thread that consists of more than just a few answers... :P

I am curious as to which manufactorer will be the first to come up with such a system in a large passenger-aircraft.

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by redcap1962
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 293
Views: 45040

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

And then be used by Norwegian on LGW-JFK. At least untill August 13, but maybe untill August 23 That was airbazars & my guess one week ago: Maybe DY at LGW? DY uses a Wamos 747 to JFK currently - so may be they want an upgrade... :D https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ec-kxn :bouncy:

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by redcap1962
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Radom on 777F
Replies: 31
Views: 2539

Re: Radom on 777F

THX for all the insight information, especially to Gregory!

I noticed those ports on the one or the other bizjet, assuming it to be simply a camera for providing a forward few on screens for the PAX in the cabin - like the ones on the A380 for instance... 8-)

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by redcap1962
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Radom on 777F
Replies: 31
Views: 2539

Radom on 777F

Could somebody explain what the knob on the radom of this 777F is good for, please? The aircraft is N862FD. Looks like a nozzle for air to air fueling, but I am almost shure, it is not... :roll: Picture taken on July 30, 2018 - so just recently. THX! http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll13/redcap196...

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by redcap1962
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 293
Views: 45040

Re: Thomas Cook the first to lease HiFly A380

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/9h-mip
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https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/9h-mip

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by redcap1962
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly takes delivery of first A380
Replies: 179
Views: 53101

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/9h-mip
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9H-MIP positioned from FAB to XCR with an intermediate landing in CHR today morning according to FR24.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/9h-mip

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by redcap1962
Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly takes delivery of first A380
Replies: 179
Views: 53101

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ec-kxn
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airbazar wrote:
Maybe DY at LGW?


DY uses a Wamos 747 to JFK currently - so may be they want an upgrade... :D

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ec-kxn

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by redcap1962
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings to consolidate its core in short-haul low cost, leaving long-haul for Brussels Airlines
Replies: 14
Views: 3441

Re: Eurowings to consolidate its core in short-haul low cost, leaving long-haul for Brussels Airlines

If you consider that all these are barely providing the capacity that Niki/Air Berlin provided at VIE OS has every chance do handle it. http://aeronauticsonline.com/farnborough-airshow-day-2-recap/ New Austrian carrier LEVEL has announced an order for two additional A330-200s. The deal was original...

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by redcap1962
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 69359

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

Does "United" actually mean "united against the customers" ? :duck:

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by redcap1962
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 23857

Re: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018

LAX772LR wrote:
Whoa, retard moment! Totally missed that. :lol: Point remains though.


Well - Austria & Hungary was one country, some time ago - in fact, before comercial aviation started here :wave:

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by redcap1962
Wed May 30, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss company offers A380-conversion into a VIP-transport
Replies: 0
Views: 546

Swiss company offers A380-conversion into a VIP-transport

In german: https://www.flugrevue.de/zivilluftfahrt/flugzeuge/schweizer-wollen-a380-zum-vip-jet-umruesten/755182 Through google translate in english: https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=de&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=de&ie=UTF-8&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.flugrevue.de%2Fzivilluftfahr...

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by redcap1962
Wed May 30, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 23857

Re: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018

It do seems like there are airlines serving Bratislava via Budapest and provide bus connection to passengers despite most people will probably opt for Vienna instead Again: Which airline??? Meanwhile BTS is connected to all of Europe quite well, and not only by FR! Apart from that: Vienna was the b...

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by redcap1962
Wed May 30, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 23857

Re: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018

LAX772LR wrote:
Airlines don't give two craps about invisible political lines when they're targeting a particular demographic.
.... Just like they serve Bratislava, Slovakia via an airport in Hungary....


Which airlines serve Bratislava via an airport in Hungary? Something's got mixed up here... :?

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by redcap1962
Thu May 24, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS looking for new long haul plane
Replies: 33
Views: 10001

Re: SAS looking for new long haul plane

Whatever type they will get, let's hope they won't change their livery - or if so at least keep the red engines! Looks stunning on every jet plane!
*cough* LH *cough*

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by redcap1962
Thu May 24, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 11034

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2018

I was on TK1 yesterday, IST-JFK ...Few notes: -This alone 40ish Turkish woman in front of me in Y kept ordering French red wine and the FAs kept serving her. If it was me I would stop serving her over Iceland :) I even went back and warned the crew. She was drunk, loud, belligerent during the last ...

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by redcap1962
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM or Garuda? Who flew this route?
Replies: 19
Views: 3119

Re: KLM or Garuda? Who flew this route?

As additional information:

KLM operated AMS - VIE - DXB - BKK - TPE at that time (mid-80's 'til early 90's), mostly with 747-300 mixed.

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by redcap1962
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM or Garuda? Who flew this route?
Replies: 19
Views: 3119

Re: KLM or Garuda? Who flew this route?

Can confirm it was GA. I worked on the ramp at VIE at that time!

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by redcap1962
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns
Replies: 155
Views: 42996

Re: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns

This crazy (IMO) idea of ANA operating these planes specifically to HNL will be interesting to watch. I'm curious as to the schedules and how the plane will affect HNL and the other carriers. They do look pretty nice though. One plane can do HND - HNL - HND well within 24 hrs. So they could scedule...

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