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by Fuling
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will UA carry passengers between SIN and HKG?
Replies: 15
Views: 842

Re: Will UA carry passengers between SIN and HKG?

UAUA wrote:
Thanks

The UA call centre said it will not pick up passengers. Geeeez


In your opening comment, you said that "it shows that it will". Where did you see that it will?

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by Fuling
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will UA carry passengers between SIN and HKG?
Replies: 15
Views: 842

Re: Will UA carry passengers between SIN and HKG?

UAUA wrote:
I understand that they will start SFO-HKG-SIN in July. Will they carry passengers between SIN and HKG? It shows that it will.


Answered your own question there really.

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by Fuling
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020
Replies: 215
Views: 26593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020

I understand the flights are one hour, not three hours. Correct. QF747 SYD1015 – 1130SYD 744 13JUL20 QF747 BNE1015 – 1130BNE 744 15JUL20 QF747 CBR1200 – 1315CBR 744 17JUL20 Taken from Airlineroutes. Emirates seems to have dropped ADL. All pax and frieghter services are cancelled. All employees at A...

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by Fuling
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020
Replies: 215
Views: 26593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020

Crazy expensive. For that much can fly to lax or SFO return from bne Syd or Mel in high season. Not really that bad for a 3hr joy flight during these tough times which isn't going to have low fares offset by high fares. Anyway that is not exactly the point... the profit from these fares are being d...

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by Fuling
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020
Replies: 215
Views: 26593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020

The 1st QF A380 ‘Lawrence Hargrave’ scheduled to head into long term storage about to push back. Flight QF6001 from Melbourne to Victorville https://fr24.com/QFA6001/24dcb516 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk I’m curious how these ferry flights operate. Do the flight crew prepare their own meals, ...

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by Fuling
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020
Replies: 215
Views: 26593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020

Kieros wrote:
Business class: $747
Economy class: $400


Haha I see what they did there ;)

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by Fuling
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR DOH-YYZ eff. July 4, 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 2465

Re: QR DOH-YYZ eff. July 4, 2020

QR may have been granted temporary rights during this period. Similar to what they've arranged with Australia. Ordinarily they don't have rights to operate into BNE but to keep returnee/travel options open, they were allowed to operate temporarily.

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by Fuling
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020
Replies: 215
Views: 26593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020

Maybe VA can give their HND slot to ANA to fly instead. Pretty sure QF and VA got their slot each as there were two slots allocated for Australian based carriers. That's right. The HND slots (2) were allocated to Australia, who allocated one slot to VA. If VA don't use it, it'll be offered to QF. I...

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by Fuling
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: IFE: pre-AVOD/PTV
Replies: 12
Views: 1689

Re: IFE: pre-AVOD/PTV

Just depends on what tapes they had and how many. Usually things were switched in the reverse direction so everyone had a chance to see all the same movies in a round trip. ANA still does this with their domestic fleet actually. It's just 2 different travel shows though, one on the odd flight numbe...

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by Fuling
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA DOH-DXB flight????
Replies: 6
Views: 859

Re: UA DOH-DXB flight????

They served Doha as a tag from Dubai. Kuwait and Bahrain had a similar setup. the page also show Dulles being served from DOH. And yes, you are right about the Bahrain and Kuwait. but what's the point? They are US carrier. They were partners with Etihad I believe. Answered here: It was a tag-on fli...

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by Fuling
Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 214
Views: 25576

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2020

Sorry if I missed it somewhere, but did NZ announce the switch from EZE to GRU? They didn’t, EZE isn’t returning post Covid. The switch? Not likely in these times and as Zk-ncj says EZE is not returning post covid. While in normal times Brazil is probably the bigger market, at some point we’ll down...

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by Fuling
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 214
Views: 25576

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2020

Sorry if I missed it somewhere, but did NZ announce the switch from EZE to GRU?

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by Fuling
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Retires First A380
Replies: 75
Views: 15863

Re: Emirates Retires First A380

Why did they repaint it white, seems like a waste of money? Even if this one is leased and the owner wants it white, you would think Emirates would split the savings of not having to repaint it with the owner and they would gladly accept since there is a 99.99% chance this aircraft gets scrapped. M...

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by Fuling
Fri Jun 12, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 21079

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

I am confused..Have all european countries opened up flights to Turkey? If not, does it mean that Pegasus and Ajet pax will have to go in quarantine for 14 days once they arrive? Turkey remains on the top of the list of the worst hit countries.. AFAIK, no european country has closed flights to Turk...

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by Fuling
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 495
Views: 67853

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020

AirlineRatings suggests Perth could be the gateway for El Al flights to Sydney, Melbourne instead of those being non-stop services. https://www.airlineratings.com/news/perth-become-australian-entry-port-el-al/ He is always writing articles glorifying Perth, he stretches the truth way too far. Does ...

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by Fuling
Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 495
Views: 67853

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020

I visited MHV today (June 7, for the Northrop Grumman L1011 N140SC), and saw the three Qantas 747-400ERs (VH-OEG, VH-OEH, VH-OEI) that are parked on the Western edge of the airport. VH-OEG had her tiles painted over, signifying that the 747s will not return to the Qantas fleet. https://www.instagra...

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by Fuling
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Project Sunrise developments
Replies: 48
Views: 5140

Re: Qantas Project Sunrise developments

Are you saying that the whole evaluation work done in 2018-2019 was completely useless? Are you suggesting Qantas would run the evaluation all over again? Yes and yes. Fuel prices has QUARTERED! No evaluation process would have taken that into account. I even doubt if Airbus will make the A350-1000...

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by Fuling
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 495
Views: 67853

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020

I can't believe that EK will recommence flying it's A380's back to Australia this year and as early as July in Melbourne/Perth, given the borders are still closed by the Australian Government? There are a significantly large number of flights from the ME3 carriers when borders are still technically...

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by Fuling
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 495
Views: 67853

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020

A MIAT Mongolian Airlines B767 is due into Sydney on June 6 at 7:05pm from Ulaanbaatar via Masbate City, Philippines. Looks like it'll be departing SYD 24 hours later.

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by Fuling
Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 495
Views: 67853

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020

First A321LR for Jetstar has rolled out of final assembly, revised livery for JQ perhaps? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EZba31wWsAAml6j?format=jpg&name=large https://twitter.com/Tobias_Gudat/status/1267441242390122497?s=20 I'm assuming the German flag on the top of the tail is there to denote the...

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by Fuling
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 495
Views: 67853

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2020

I've read elsewhere that JAL is looking to restart Melbourne flights, like most other carriers currently, this will involve cargo only to start and probably on a weekly basis, similar to Sydney. Good news. I wonder if this is related to the news that Australia will soon be removed from Japan's entr...

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by Fuling
Sun May 31, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Scheduled long distance routes with small aircraft (incl stopovers)?
Replies: 49
Views: 4825

Re: Scheduled long distance routes with small aircraft (incl stopovers)?

SK used to operate a B737-700ER from OSL to IAH via SVG (Stavanger, Norway). IIRC SVG-IAH was 10h 05m and configured with 20J and 66Y.

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by Fuling
Tue May 26, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's the emptiest flight you've been on recently?
Replies: 3
Views: 525

Re: What's the emptiest flight you've been on recently?

On a (pre-COVID) WN SJC-LAX flight there were three people on my flight. I also read recently of one man as the only passenger on a JL HND-JFK 77W flight (during COVID).

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by Fuling
Sun May 24, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL 747 vertical takeoff from LAX.
Replies: 2
Views: 2593

Re: JAL 747 vertical takeoff from LAX.

It's not. It's taking off as normal its just an illusion. The photographer is at the right distance and angle from the aircraft's rotation.

EDIT: The question was answered in the photo's comments too.

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by Fuling
Sat May 23, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 512
Views: 68315

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2020

I know many flights are freight only at the moment but I am really surprised at the volume of aircraft still flying. Yet on the other hand, I am more surprised how few of these are either QF or to a lesser degree, VA. Even NZ over the past few days have had 4 or 5 wide bodies in the air at the same...

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by Fuling
Sat May 23, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 512
Views: 68315

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2020

I know many flights are freight only at the moment but I am really surprised at the volume of aircraft still flying. Yet on the other hand, I am more surprised how few of these are either QF or to a lesser degree, VA. Even NZ over the past few days have had 4 or 5 wide bodies in the air at the same...

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by Fuling
Sat May 23, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 747 VS A380: Who's The Bigger Victim of COVID-19?
Replies: 6
Views: 803

Re: 747 VS A380: Who's The Bigger Victim of COVID-19?

As Kent350787 mentioned and based on their ages, definitely the A380 is the victim. To be fair, it was already on its way out slowly but this was definitely another crippling blow.

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by Fuling
Thu May 21, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread
Replies: 483
Views: 60464

Re: Air France to retire A380 fleet effective immediately

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1446493 and viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1444459


Yea the first thread mentioned was started, but closed and pushed into AF/KL Master Thread.
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ADent wrote:


Yea the first thread mentioned was started, but closed and pushed into AF/KL Master Thread.

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by Fuling
Mon May 18, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How to start an airline?
Replies: 25
Views: 1535

Re: How to start an airline?

I am a university student with plans to start an regional airline. I was thinking of starting with props operating from a 1st tier city to 2nd/3rd tier cities that are not served in Europe. The only thing is I don't know where to start as a university student. I've looked hard and have found nothin...

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by Fuling
Sun May 17, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS Allowed to Grow to 540K Movements
Replies: 37
Views: 6113

Re: AMS Allowed to Grow to 540K Movements

I get that it might take a while, but what kind of additions might we see from KL?

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by Fuling
Sun May 17, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Russian Carrier
Replies: 5
Views: 662

Re: Best Russian Carrier

From point of quality S7 Airlines comes to my mind... But honestly, as av geek I would look out for more exotic aircraft, like Utair B767-200ER. :airplane: Off topic, it's a dark day for avgeekery if we consider any variant of the 767 go be exotic. Would you really say that a B767-200ER is common, ...

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by Fuling
Thu May 14, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110779

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

Super sad to see the 777 leave. Hope (but not holding my breath) the -200LR's find a new home. Does the A350 have the legs to cover the 777? Range isn't the Problem, the A350 can do everything an 77E can do with ease. The 77L .... not out of JNB and not with cargo on top of passengers. Aside of doin...

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by Fuling
Wed May 13, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA have a monopoly at EWR?
Replies: 80
Views: 10132

Re: Why did UA have a monopoly at EWR?

From a marketing stance, "New York JFK" sounds a lot more glamorous and appealing to passengers. By that reasoning, EWR would have a lower average fare. Does that mean the name of EWR vs. JFK isn’t that consequential or is there something else that more than makes up for the lack of “JFK”...

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by Fuling
Wed May 13, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA have a monopoly at EWR?
Replies: 80
Views: 10132

Re: Why did UA have a monopoly at EWR?

From a marketing stance, "New York JFK" sounds a lot more glamorous and appealing to passengers. Kind of like London. When given the option with similar fares and the same airline, most will take LHR over LGW. On top of that, people that don't travel often usually select the airport they'r...

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by Fuling
Mon May 11, 2020 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca troubles
Replies: 1
Views: 370

Re: Avianca troubles

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1446029
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Already discussed.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1446029

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by Fuling
Sun May 03, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK's possible future?
Replies: 153
Views: 27300

Re: EK's possible future?

VSMUT wrote:
Fuling wrote:
VSMUT wrote:
Emirates is a state owned flag carrier


Just a minor correction, Etihad is the flag carrier of the UAE, not Emirates.


Emirates is the state owned flag carrier of the Emirate of Dubai.


Sorry, thought you meant of the UAE.

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by Fuling
Sun May 03, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK's possible future?
Replies: 153
Views: 27300

Re: EK's possible future?

VSMUT wrote:
Emirates is a state owned flag carrier


Just a minor correction, Etihad is the flag carrier of the UAE, not Emirates.

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by Fuling
Sat May 02, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An Avianca plane lands in Tokyo for the very first time
Replies: 12
Views: 3168

Re: An Avianca plane lands in Tokyo for the very first time

All long haul South American airlines are flying cargo out of China these days: In addition to Avianca, AR is doing EZE-AKL-PVG a few times a week. LA is doing SCL-AKL-PVG LATAM Brazil has also been doing some charters to Asia as well (Bali)/ I think this is true of many countries as they try and s...

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by Fuling
Fri May 01, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mahan Air
Replies: 1
Views: 521

Re: Mahan Air

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1445167
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Already discussed.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1445167

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by Fuling
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest airfares seen during Covid
Replies: 12
Views: 1753

Re: Craziest airfares seen during Covid

On the other hand, SYD-PEK rtn with CA in October for $6500 in Economy. Usually its around $700 rtn.

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by Fuling
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1158
Views: 116396

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020

IB is due in SYD tomorrow evening (29 Apr) at 20:35, inbound from BKK. Operated by an A359. SYD departure will be on 30 Apr at 16:10.

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by Fuling
Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest 757 Flight?
Replies: 33
Views: 5147

Re: Longest 757 Flight?

Icelandair flight KEF - PVG, 11:32, longest 757 flight ever? I have no real idea but I'm sure eleven and half hours on 757 is pretty unusual. Anybody know where the return flight stopped? https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ICE1720/history/20200408/1001Z/BIKF/ZSPD Pretty sure this was operated by a...

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by Fuling
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1158
Views: 116396

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020

A couple of charters coming into SYD this week .. Egypt Air Arriving Sunday 26 April Departing Monday 27 April... https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/290857/egyptair-files-one-time-sydney-to-cairo-nonstop-flight-in-late-april-2020/ This flight is now going to BNE instead: https://www....

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by Fuling
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1158
Views: 116396

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020

qf2220 wrote:
Re Westjet over Perth, has anyone asked the Canadians (tho not sure they have a thread to make it an easy ask).


I posted it in the WestJet Thread. Just saw a reply saying that they've all been doing flights between YYZ and YYC. (As FR24 shows too). So nothing really yet.

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by Fuling
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread
Replies: 669
Views: 110373

Re: The WestJet Thread

https://scontent.fper4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/p640x640/93426699_10156900076011689_3996311075715809280_o.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_sid=ca434c&_nc_ohc=9gusjaghJrUAX-mOKjv&_nc_ht=scontent.fper4-1.fna&_nc_tp=6&oh=5ae9465145726618d62a34211236fbba&oe=5EC3B8A3 This photo was taken by a...

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by Fuling
Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1158
Views: 116396

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020

Does anybody know where there's a list of all the foreign airlines which have done repatriation flights from Australia? I think so far we have seen Austrian and KLM but there would surely have been more? - Lufthansa? - LOT - Edelweiss - Condor - Nepal Airlines - EL AL Oh, I missed Lufthansa, would ...

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by Fuling
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-300ER longest nonstop flight?
Replies: 13
Views: 4627

Re: Boeing 777-300ER longest nonstop flight?

I'd be interested to know the longest B77W flight, not including scheduled services.

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by Fuling
Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most geographically nonsensical routing?
Replies: 75
Views: 6025

Re: Most geographically nonsensical routing?

Usually during the AFL Grand Final held in Melbourne, flights non-stop between Perth and Melbourne are so expensive that it is often cheaper to fly PER-SIN-MEL and v.v. Several friends and family have taken this routing over time.

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by Fuling
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 821
Views: 152451

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

Here´s how the US3´s HND operations supposed to look like DL: HNL 763 SEA A339 PDX A332 LAX 77E MSP 77E DTW A359 JFK 77L ATL 77L UA: SFO 788/789 type varies LAX 788/789 type varies ORD 77E (GE) EWR 77E (GE) IAD 77E (P&W) AA: LAX 788/789 DFW 77W JFK 77W Since when do Delta & AA fly from Hane...

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by Fuling
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1158
Views: 116396

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020

That was going to be my next question. Enormous effort to get them out of NZ & back home. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk In addition to all the LH aircraft, NZ had a flight routed CHC-YVR-FRA on a B77W. Flight NZ1952. There were (and still are going to be) daily flights with NZ 77Ws from AK...

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