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by bmibaby737
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 352
Views: 47586

Re: Flybe update

armadillomaster wrote:
No FlyBe planes flying at the minute. Not sure if there should be, probably not but it’s still eerie


Completely normal! Flybe do not do night flying, most of the airport's they fly to shut overnight and many have strict curfews.

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by bmibaby737
Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan
Replies: 99
Views: 26463

Re: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan

https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... air/rm9v87
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FlyingElvii wrote:
Simply speculating based on the info I have seen so far:
Botched a go around?


Incident was on departure, not landing:

https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... air/rm9v87

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by bmibaby737
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A319SL - Why so few?
Replies: 10
Views: 4119

Re: A319SL - Why so few?

That's incorrect. The American A319s with sharklets were new-builds delivered to AA

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by bmibaby737
Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3545
Views: 651933

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

blacksoviet wrote:
Why doesn’t United install winglets on the 757-300 fleet?

How long would it take for the investment to pay for itself?


They installed winglets years ago?

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by bmibaby737
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 992
Views: 176404

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

N606SK is now operating for American Eagle having previously flown for Delta Connection; does anyone know if it's been repainted into American Eagle livery or if it's in the SkyWest house livery??

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by bmibaby737
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019
Replies: 233
Views: 70908

Re: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019

Looks like XA-MRC's status has officially been changed to "scrapped". Do you have a link for this?. I assume he's referring to Planespotters.net, which changed the status to scrapped on their listings. It had its wings and fear fuselage removed during scrapping on something like the 5th N...

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by bmibaby737
Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 348
Views: 51661

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

According to the latest Allegiant 8-K, published on 12 November 2019, the airline currently plans: 2019E: 30 Y177 A320, 25 Y186 A320 (total A320 fleet: 55) 2020E: 26 Y177 A320, 41 Y186 A320 (total A320 fleet: 67) 2021E: 15 Y177 A320, 62 Y186 A320 (total A320 fleet: 77) 2022E: 15 Y177 A320, 72 Y186 A...

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by bmibaby737
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiad Airways a350 and Avianca A330 stored in BOD
Replies: 29
Views: 9306

Re: Ethiad Airways a350 and Avianca A330 stored in BOD

AlexA340B777 wrote:
Strangely, A6-EYD was ferried back today from Teruel to Abu Dhabi after nearly 1 year of storage.

Why would that be?


Maybe it's found a new buyer and will have the work done in AUH?

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by bmibaby737
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlasglobal A321 at ORD?
Replies: 5
Views: 848

Re: Atlasglobal A321 in Chicago?

Aircraft is owned by AerCap and looks like a lease return; probably end up at GYR?

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by bmibaby737
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe to become Virgin Connect in 2020
Replies: 150
Views: 36393

Re: Flybe to become Virgin Connect in 2020

Wouldn't read into that; the airline has long provided training and maintenance to other companies. Probably just investing in making that a more profitable part of the business. There's not a huge amount of airlines wanting ERJ or Q400 training.

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by bmibaby737
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 87601

Re: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019

Landings had an SDR search engine but it's inoperative. There's another very-slow-and-buggy one that doesn't seem current, but lets you search the MSN field, which is helpful with foreign-registered aircraft that might cycle through a repair station that reports to the FAA, but then doesn't show ho...

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by bmibaby737
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Testing/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 166
Views: 29262

Re: Embraer E2 Testing/Production Thread - 2019

https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... nPlPCXWD1p
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lightsaber wrote:
OA940 wrote:
First E195-E2 delivered to Azul today

Which MSN and line#?

Airfleets hasn't updated. Last E195 in the database was added in 2015 for Azul.


Planespotters.net shows it as MSN 19020018 PR-PJN

https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... nPlPCXWD1p

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by bmibaby737
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe operations Exeter
Replies: 14
Views: 2734

Re: Flybe operations Exeter

Given the speed difference between an E Jet and a Dash what will be the impact on timings. Will some routes need to be dropped. Speed alone doesn't mean they will drop routes; look down the road at Southampton where Palma is frequently done on the Q400. However, Flybe's new owners will be re-evalua...

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by bmibaby737
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WDL flying for easyJet
Replies: 11
Views: 2476

Re: WDL flying for easyJet

I don't have any knowledge of why but my bet would be either a shortage of crew or a delay in aircraft deliveries

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by bmibaby737
Wed May 15, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 992
Views: 176404

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Ex-F9 N771XF entered revenue service with AA on 5/8. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/N771XF Oddly enough, this appears to be the only -111 in the AA A319 fleet at the moment. It was modified to an Airbus A319-112 prior to service entry: https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Airbus/A319...

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by bmibaby737
Fri May 10, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 147464

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

Neither of them include that hand luggage must not be taken away during an emergency. Maybe the safety demonstrations should be updated. Maybe they are already too long, but is safety. UK airlines already remind you before landing to leave behind luggage should the aircraft evacuate. Was introduced...

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by bmibaby737
Thu May 09, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 772
Views: 158952

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

Yes on the registration change. No on the configuration change. Doesn't mean it won't happen. There are a lot of moving parts with DL/OO right now as numerous RJ9's are being retired from DL ops, a few more RJ7's and then additional RJ8 and ES4's coming aboard. Not privy to the final configuration ...

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by bmibaby737
Wed May 08, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 772
Views: 158952

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

On the FAA register, on 04 September 2018, SkyWest Embraer ERJ-175LL N262SY and N265SY operating for Delta Connection, were both changed to ERJ-175LR type. Which would imply that Delta/SkyWest added another 6 seats to these aircraft.

Can anyone confirm this was the case?

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by bmibaby737
Wed May 08, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon
Replies: 19
Views: 4551

Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

The fuselage section at the front has also split, so the aircraft is in three pieces with the right hand wing also collapsing along with the undercarriage

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by bmibaby737
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 330
Views: 59918

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

https://www.iata.org/publications/Pages ... earch.aspx
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yulexpansion wrote:
SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
yulexpansion wrote:
YUL-BCN to be operated by Qatar Airways A330-200 (Instead of ZX763)


What airline is ZX?


Code for Air Canada Rouge


Air Canada Rouge is "RV"

ZX is Air Georgian Ltd. dba Air Alliance

https://www.iata.org/publications/Pages ... earch.aspx

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by bmibaby737
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft Order Tracking
Replies: 1
Views: 986

Re: Aircraft Order Tracking

Boeing, Embraer and Airbus all publish the Data themselves.

The websites like Airfleets and Planespotters don’t track orders - only aircraft on the production line.

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by bmibaby737
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on with CSA (OK)?
Replies: 4
Views: 1218

Re: What's going on with CSA (OK)?

CSA site concurs with the fleet count, with exceptions of 1) A319 -- CSA says they have 7 of these, not 1. 2) 737 -- CSA says they have none. But yeah, OK is way smaller than many of us imagine. Don't forget, that of the two widebodies (both A330), one is leased from Korean Air and is basically doi...

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by bmibaby737
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 series last row- add in a window?
Replies: 22
Views: 3931

Re: A320 series last row- add in a window?

I understand it’s possible. But why would an airline take a plane out of service to do that for no return on investment. Even in maintenance that will cost money to do, take time, with no return. Surely no airline would see the value in this? So that they could put in an extra row of seats without ...

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by bmibaby737
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 series last row- add in a window?
Replies: 22
Views: 3931

Re: A320 series last row- add in a window?

As far as I know any of the aircraft that have had Y186 added (have a look on Planespotters.net, they're doing pretty well at keeping up to date with the changes). It's only on the right-hand side of the aircraft, at the rear. I can't link (or my post will be removed) but have a look at G-EZUZ on Fl...

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by bmibaby737
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 series last row- add in a window?
Replies: 22
Views: 3931

Re: A320 series last row- add in a window?

Actually, easyJet have been cutting a new window in on the Airbus A320s that are being re-configured to Y186 up from Y180. It's not simply a window plug being removed.

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by bmibaby737
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-TCVC 'Monarch Cook'
Replies: 9
Views: 2446

Re: G-TCVC 'Monarch Cook'

Dispatcher9999 wrote:
With 2 ex Germania and 2 ex WOW aircraft to also join the TCX/Condor fleet there may also be some more interesting hybrid liveries to come.


Is there anymore information available on what airframes are going to Thomas Cook/Condor from Germania and WOW Air?

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by bmibaby737
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Air Italy Livery??
Replies: 15
Views: 3670

Re: New Air Italy Livery??

Nordstar according to Planespotters.net https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Boeing/737/-NordStar-Airlines/laLYiBKG. The airline is (was) due to receive one in April and two in June.

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by bmibaby737
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest livery CRJ7 down for maintenance?
Replies: 12
Views: 1799

Re: SkyWest livery CRJ7 down for maintenance?

I believe there is only one CRJ-700 wearing the SkyWest livery which is N752SK, flew from Oklahoma City to Tucson on the 6th of April and has been there ever since. Anybody know why it’s there? Maintenance, being repainted? 6th March*, TUS is a normal maintenance location for SkyWest, could be ther...

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by bmibaby737
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus RJ85 new livery
Replies: 14
Views: 3934

Re: Aer Lingus RJ85 new livery

TWA772LR wrote:
Slightly OT, where does EI fly their 85s? Im planning to go to London later this year and wouldnt mind going a little out of my way through to hop on one.


They fly back and forth to London City.

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by bmibaby737
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 730337

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Ethiopian Airlines regrets to confirm that its flight ET 302/10 March in schedule service from Addis Ababa to Nairobi was involved in an accident today around Bishoftu (Debre Zeit). The aircraft B-737-800MAX with registration number ET- AVJ took off at 08:38 am local time from Addis Ababa, Bole Inte...

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by bmibaby737
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 78806

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

Flybe has been saved now - EGM won’t have any effect on the airline itself. They’ve announced no major changes to summer schedule; so you’d presume everything will start kicking into gear for the winter schedule at the end of October. Would expect some form of announcement for their plans in a few m...

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by bmibaby737
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Croatia Airlines revised livery
Replies: 40
Views: 6567

Re: Croatia Airlines revised livery

Blerg wrote:
Is this official? I haven't seen any reports in local or regional media. Maybe that plane underwent a C-check and it wasn't repainted as a cost cutting measure. Same as with Olympic's fleet shortly before the airline's end.


There's a photo on this very site:

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by bmibaby737
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The “new” Flair Airlines coming Feb 13th
Replies: 62
Views: 9989

Re: The “new” Flair Airlines coming Feb 13th

Awful new green livery!

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by bmibaby737
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 78806

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

Flybe announced today that they " could be finished and wound up "at their 4th March AGM if the current rescue plan, the only one submitted, isn't approved. Yikes ! no pressure then... I believe they're talking about "FLYBE GROUP PLC" which is the group that owns the airline, &q...

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by bmibaby737
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 772
Views: 158952

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

N182DN is back in service after its very long stay in Guangzhou (CAN) - wasn't this one meant to be getting retired?

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by bmibaby737
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 78806

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

My main thinking behind this is because obviously BE is mainly UK regional destinations which to me VS etc will want to drop. Are they going to be bothered about JER-GCI or JER-BRS that Blue Islands could carry on? I think there is need to think outside the box here. Virgin failed with Little Red, ...

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by bmibaby737
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 521
Views: 94507

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

KLDC10 wrote:
The paintwork on the rudder looks like it's already coming off. Very poor quality control.


If you're referencing the horizontal strip at the back of the rudder, that's just the light reflecting.

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by bmibaby737
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Jet2 to acquire A321’s
Replies: 15
Views: 5971

Re: Jet2 to acquire A321’s

Highly likely the aircraft are summer-only leases from Titan Airways or someone like SmartLynx, just like last year. Jethro's (http://www.jethros.org.uk) is now listing that G-POWN, G-POWU, G-POWV and an unspecific A321 from SmartLynx will be leased to Jet2 this summer... to be based at STN and BHX.

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by bmibaby737
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 78806

Re: Updated: VS To Be Largest Shareholder In New Airline Group Comprising BE And RE

Personally, I would like to see London Heathrow and Manchester operations called Virgin Connect, and the rest of the operations called Stobart and operated under Stobart. Companies such as Eastern Airways and Blue Islands could then franchise under the Stobart brand, and therefore be a division bet...

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by bmibaby737
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Jet2 to acquire A321’s
Replies: 15
Views: 5971

Re: Jet2 to acquire A321’s

Highly likely the aircraft are summer-only leases from Titan Airways or someone like SmartLynx, just like last year.

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by bmibaby737
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Information Request - Records
Replies: 9
Views: 1597

Re: Flight Information Request - Records

Here you go... the Virgin landed at LHR early morning on the 7th April 2007 if that's correct?

VS201 HKG-LHR G-VFOX 07 April 2007
BE1503 EXT-CDG G-JECI 25 May 2010
BE705 EXT-NCL G-FLBB 31 May 2010
BE706 NCL-EXT G-JECY 02 June 2010

Feel free to PM if you need anything else!

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by bmibaby737
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date
Replies: 103
Views: 26554

Re: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date

We know that all 24 are going to Jetran. That company, in turn, has of course contracted to sell 20 of the 24 to Cargo Aircraft Management (CAM) I’ve found the information about the 20 aircraft going to ATSG from Jetran, however I can’t find the news about American selling all 24 to Jetran. Is ther...

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by bmibaby737
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many EK fleet has an EXPO 2020 livery?
Replies: 6
Views: 1590

Re: How many EK fleet has an EXPO 2020 livery?

Expo 2020 Sustainability (Green)<11>: A380-861 A6-EEW A380-861 A6-EEZ A380-861 A6-EOJ A380-861 A6-EOK A380-861 A6-EOL A380-861 A6-EON A380-861 A6-EOW B777-31H(ER) A6-ENB B777-31H(ER) A6-ENH B777-31H(ER) A6-EPI B777-31H(ER) A6-EPU Expo 2020 Opportunity (Orange)<10>: A380-861 A6-EEY A380-861 A6-EOA A...

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by bmibaby737
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 131894

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

N987AT B717 ferried DFW-SBD on 10-December-2018, is this for seasonal storage? It's last revenue flight was 30-September-2018?

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by bmibaby737
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 78806

Re: Sky News: Virgin Atlantic and Flybe in talks

I was under the impression they did code share but I just looked at the arrivals on the SOU website and it appears that they don't, I could have sworn that that did but obviously not. Regardless of that SOU losing KLM is a huge loss to the airport :-( A few years ago KLM use to codeshare with Flybe...

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by bmibaby737
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 373046

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

CALTECH wrote:
7512 737MAX-9.. 512 43449 N47512 7361 19
7513 737MAX-9.. 513 64494 N37513 7394 19


Previously this was posted:

7511 737MAX-9 43449 N27511 7338......19 ........42 / 61
7512 737MAX-9 43449 N47512 7361......19 ........42 / 61


May I ask what's the correct MSNs for 7511, please?

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by bmibaby737
Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish order additional 777 Freighters
Replies: 25
Views: 4894

Re: Turkish order additional 777 Freighters

Turkish Airlines regularly use the ULS A310s to Maastricht as well as Kalitta Boeing 747s and their own A330s and B777s

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by bmibaby737
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAE Airport Devoid of Aircraft on Google Maps?
Replies: 25
Views: 4323

Re: PAE Airport Devoid of Aircraft on Google Maps?

Anyone know how often Google updates their satellite imagery? Back when they had both 3-D and 2-D satellite, the 2-D was ALWAYS being updated. Then, to infuriate the flat-earthers, Google did away with the newer version, and made sure their map view zoomed out to a spherical view as well. The probl...

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by bmibaby737
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ..and then there was one (753 at TCX)
Replies: 17
Views: 6321

Re: ..and then there was one (753 at TCX)

For the last 17 years JMC then TCX have operated two 757-300’s out of the UK, latterly ex LGW. Today G-JMAB was ferried to LTN in preparation for its permanent transfer to Condor. G-JMAA wIll follow in January 2019 marking the end of 757 ops with TCX and the end of 757-300 ops in the UK. Great look...

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by bmibaby737
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Too many regional airlines! Could we see any of Aurigny, Blue Islands, Eastern Airways, Flybe, Flybmi or Loganair merge?
Replies: 12
Views: 2095

Re: Too many regional airlines! Could we see any of Aurigny, Blue Islands, Eastern Airways, Flybe, Flybmi or Loganair me

So could Loganair and bmi merge? Would there be any advantage in doing so? There probably wouldn't be any benefit to do so; Loganair is a much-loved and very Scottish brand - which wouldn't work down in the South of England where bmi seem to concentrate most of their operations. Likewise, the publi...

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