G-AWNA delivered April 70, -AWNB in May. Like others said they spent a year sat on the ground (presumably at West Base?). Pilot dispute was over pay and how many flightcrew up front. Below is an archived copy of Flight's June 1970 edition. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DmKJMTkW0AA_A0f?format=jpg&n...Jump to post
jumpjets wrote:USAirALB wrote:SueD wrote:I recall QF serving MAN, but I don't remember it being so (relatively in the grand scheme of things) recent. Where was the stopover and what was the equipment?
The Wall Street Journal ran an article in 2003 on Boeing's competition with Airbus on the deal that led to the A340-600s at IB. Purchase and operating analysis for long-lived assets in a world where long-term forecasts for fuel prices are notoriously unreliable and ultimate sales of the type to oth...Jump to post
Reading the plan presented last week, they are clear that they wish to: "focus on proven destinations, like LGW, JFK, LAX , connecting large demand flows" It makes a very interesting read for anyone interested in corporate finance, especially the terms accepted by lessors and creditors. Th...Jump to post
Any -600 drivers think of a likely reason for a tech stop in ALG?
IKA-LSP well within 7000nm. Just how strong are those westbound winds? Or maybe its the weight of the cargo...
The 600 is known to perform well at those kind of westbound ranges out of JNB for example.
Great to see another airliners.net discussion descend in to a shouting match as usual even during these unusual times... some things never change.. maybe everyone being cooped up indoors is making it worse... The facts are all airlines are doing whatever they can to 1) stay afloat, and 2) help stran...Jump to post
A real shame for all of the staff and pax. Anyone who looked at the books would have seen what a mess TCG was in. No wonder the banks walked away... This is a group that has been loosing money for years, has virtually no assets and a whole load of liabilities. https://twitter.com/Frances_Coppola/sta...Jump to post
Iberia have a habit of putting A340s down a little too firmly in that part of the world. I've lost count of how many times now.Jump to post