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by CPHFF
Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Because it isn’t/wasn’t/ wouldn’t be profitable
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: Because it isn’t/wasn’t/ wouldn’t be profitable

Not that simple, but I like how you think.

I know a few Airlines who does not fly a certain route, because their Alliance partner flies it.

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by CPHFF
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 184463

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

IranAir just got suspended by the Swedish Transport Authority. They fly to GOT and ARN.

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by CPHFF
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avatar Airlines (formerly Family Airlines) start up tries again..
Replies: 172
Views: 19476

Re: Avatar sends LOI to order 30 748's.

When reading their website I get a serious "BALTIA Part Deux" wibe...

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by CPHFF
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL Business Class A359 vs. B767-300?
Replies: 2
Views: 306

Re: DL Business Class A359 vs. B767-300?

Tanks for the reply

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by CPHFF
Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL Business Class A359 vs. B767-300?
Replies: 2
Views: 306

DL Business Class A359 vs. B767-300?

So I was lucky to get an OK to fly Business Class to/from Europe-USA. Was booked with Delta. Lots of great information on the outbound flight on Deltas website (A359 AMS-DTW) but couldn't find much on how the service/seats are on the return (B767-300 IND-CDG) Is there a big difference as far as comf...

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by CPHFF
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus - blended wing aircraft code name Maveric
Replies: 104
Views: 15273

Re: Airbus - blended wing aircraft code name Maveric

Did they release any specs/dimensions?

Saying that they have been flying a 2 meter long RC scale model doesn't say much.

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by CPHFF
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best and worst airport in Europe???
Replies: 65
Views: 4909

Re: Best and worst airport in Europe???

GDG is the pits, and I don't mean T1. Connecting with AF (main airline at CDG) from a Shengen Country to a long-haul (non-Shengen) Country is terrible. I've flown CPH-CDG-DFW a few times in 2019, and I need at least 90 minutes (running) to transfer. When I can fly KL CPH-AMS-IAH I get through Schiph...

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by CPHFF
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flights still using Avro RJ85/RJ100
Replies: 32
Views: 2158

Re: Looking to fly on CityJet's RJ85

If you want to fly a RJ-85 or RJ-100, your best bet is to go to Sweden. Braatens Aviation (TF) still have 12 aircraft in active service. Stockholm City (BMA) is still a AVRO heaven. Not for long though, as aircraft will be replaced by ATR-72 in the fall of 2020

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by CPHFF
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is Your Least Favorite A Net Story.
Replies: 47
Views: 3060

Re: What is Your Least Favorite A Net Story.

My pet peave is the following:

"Airline XXX is retiring their (insert Widebody aircraft) soon."

2 minutes later someone replies;

"I think Delta will pick them up, since they love to buy cheap used airplanes"

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by CPHFF
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Emirates cancels 6 77W and 24 777X; additional 11 777X are subject to reconfirmation
Replies: 62
Views: 19128

Re: Emirates may reduce 777X if situation continues

Is this a rumour, speculation or is there a source for this?

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by CPHFF
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2019: Airbus Orders, announcements and discussion thread
Replies: 205
Views: 54426

Re: Dubai Air Show 2019: Airbus Orders, announcements and discussion thread

A little bit off-topic but applicable to this thread:

What is the difference between LOI and MOU in the Airline business? Is one more binding?

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by CPHFF
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Experienced travel vlogger: scammed by airline
Replies: 37
Views: 7397

Re: Experienced travel vlogger: scammed by airline

It's definitely a "scam", or at least bad business practice.

Read the online reviews on this airline. It's common

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by CPHFF
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future aircraft for LCY
Replies: 75
Views: 12881

Re: Future aircraft for LCY

Flew couple of times to LCY from various EU capitals and always appreciated the very short time you spent in the terminal compared to other big airports. Does some airports with small runnways (1500-1600m) where mostly jet aircraft can't go (apart A220-100/318 and RJs) located nearby City Centers e...

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by CPHFF
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future aircraft for LCY
Replies: 75
Views: 12881

Re: Future aircraft for LCY

Maybe REKKOF will consider developing a F50 neo?

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by CPHFF
Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could 767X accommodate a comfortable 2-4-2 economy class seating?
Replies: 80
Views: 11954

Re: Could 767X accommodate a comfortable 2-4-2 economy class seating?

Why do we need to discuss this in yet another spin-off thread?? So many duplicates.

Best regards,

Grumpy old man

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by CPHFF
Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are turboprops so unpopular in the US?
Replies: 182
Views: 28767

Re: Why are turboprops so unpopular in the US?

This subject pops up about once a year. There are numerous post on A-net. Use the search function. It works 75% of the time

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by CPHFF
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Boeing revive 787-3 for NMA project instead of re-desiging the 764?
Replies: 91
Views: 22015

Re: Should Boeing revive 787-3 for NMA project instead of re-desiging the 764?

I'm sorry if i sound like a grumpy old man, but I really hate it when people decide to "split" one thread in to 2. It happen so often on this forum. Why not keep the discussion in the original thread where this was discussed? Now we have to keep track of 2 threads. Sorry. I'm just an "...

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by CPHFF
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Greatest myths about air industry
Replies: 55
Views: 6548

Re: Greatest myths about air industry

- Any Airline ordering the A220 are planing to fly to/from LCY

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by CPHFF
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 22562

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

Although I agree that employees should be gratified when a Company is doing well if they made sacrifices during hard times, the quote from CNN/BA made me think otherwise: "The average salary for a BA Captain is £167,000 [$206,000] plus flying allowances. The offer of 11.5% would take the averag...

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by CPHFF
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Norwegian offers bondholders security (LGW slots) in exchange for amended bond maturities
Replies: 138
Views: 8621

Re: Norwegian Air Fights for Survival

Fast summary of Norwegian' situation 1) Argentina - flights sold in Peso all international expenses in USD 2) Hard Brexit - The Pound Sterling to fall in value 3) New open skies agreement between US - UK 4) B7MAX ? grounded and those there will be delivered ? 5) Bonds to be paid ? 6) B787 some out ...

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by CPHFF
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS moving LAX route from ARN to CPH
Replies: 65
Views: 10379

Re: SAS moving LAX route from ARN to CPH

Well, Norwegian decided to "take a break" on offering CPH-LAX this winter. That opens up for more PAX. Last year, SK also moved their Hong Kong flights from ARN to CPH. Sure, the Swedish tax and poor value of the SEK might be considered, IMHO I think that CPH will capture more PAX than ARN.

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by CPHFF
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Indonesia signs LOI for 4 A330-800's
Replies: 36
Views: 9241

Re: Garuda Indonesia signs LOI for 4 A330-800's

In the Airline Business, what is the difference between LOI (Letter of intent) and MOU (Memorandum of understandin) ??

(I'm an amateur at this)

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by CPHFF
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has the Max 8 been damaged as badly as DC-10 in the mind of the public?
Replies: 55
Views: 7054

Re: Has the Max 8 been damaged as badly as DC-10 in the mind of the public?

Lockheed L-188 was even worse....

But seriously, how many spin-off topics on the MAX do we need? What is this, the 100th one??

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by CPHFF
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Antwerp receive 1st Fokker 50
Replies: 6
Views: 1822

Re: Air Antwerp receive 1st Fokker 50

Those Amapola birds are really showing their age. Maintenance done by switching parts back and forth between different aircraft. You can see them sitting on the south apron at MMX

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by CPHFF
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is there any reason to believe IAG would be interested by NMA?
Replies: 16
Views: 2279

Re: Is there any reason to believe IAG would be interested by NMA?

well, perhaps we could at least wait and discuss issues like this until:

1) Boeing launch the aircraft (if)
2) Boeing release the specifications

Then, we should discuss "will Airline XX consider Boeings new BXXX

end of rant

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by CPHFF
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 13362

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

I have doubts about Skytrax. They removed my unfavourable review of QR last year, despite it being objective and detailed.

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by CPHFF
Fri May 03, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS on strike
Replies: 110
Views: 19391

Re: SAS on strike

The militant Danish FA Union (CAU) will surely see this as an opportunity to demand more wages. It will not take long before they will be releasing more stories to Danish press on how they can not make a living.

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by CPHFF
Thu May 02, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS on strike
Replies: 110
Views: 19391

Re: SAS on strike

Negotiations broke down last night. According to the mediator, parties are no closer to an agreement. 620 flights cancelled today (Thursday).

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by CPHFF
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS on strike
Replies: 110
Views: 19391

Re: SAS on strike

1 200 flights for Monday and Tuesday are cancelled. 115 000 passengers affected.

Both sides are blaming each other in media for not being willing to actively negotiate today (Sunday).

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by CPHFF
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 271210

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

BRA has just announced that they are laying off 363 employees. Severance negotiations are starting immediately. During 2019-2020 they will start phasing out "older jets" and do more of the flying with turboprops. They blame the reduction in the Swedish Domestic airline market. So they went...

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by CPHFF
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AF long-haul Business Class opinions?
Replies: 2
Views: 706

AF long-haul Business Class opinions?

Hi Guys & Dolls, I fly regularly CPH-IAH (about 14-16 times per year). I mostly fly with KLM though AMS. I have recently noticed that the Business Class tickets (CPH-CDG-IAH-CDG-CPH) are about € 800 - 1200 cheaper on Air France through CDG. I love KLM, and their lie-flat seats on the B789 is gre...

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by CPHFF
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS on strike
Replies: 110
Views: 19391

Re: SAS on strike

674 Flights canceled today (Friday). Flights flown by subcontracted airlines (about 30%) are not affected. According to Swedish media, SAS offered the Swedish pilots a 3 year deal, with a 2.3% salary increase per year. SAS also promised "to look in to" improving the roster scheduling. Funn...

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by CPHFF
Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Q1 - Net loss 1.489B NOK ($172million)
Replies: 43
Views: 8748

Re: Norwegian Q1 - Net loss 1.489B NOK ($172million)

Well,

When CASK is 0,46 NOK but RASK is only 0,28 NOK, you need to sell a hell of a lot of ancillary products and services to the passengers to earn money.

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by CPHFF
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's your favorite/least favorite airport to connect through?
Replies: 77
Views: 7411

Re: What's your favorite/least favorite airport to connect through?

After logging my 600d flight last week, here are my 2 cents worth:

EUROPE:

Best: AMS, VIE
Worst: CDG, MAD

US:

Best: IAH
Worst: IAD (

ASIA:

Best: KIX
Worst: GMP (I know, it's basically Domestic now)

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by CPHFF
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's your favorite/least favorite airport to connect through?
Replies: 77
Views: 7411

Re: What's your favorite/least favorite airport to connect through?

After logging my 600d flight last week, here are my 2 cents worth:

EUROPE:

Best: AMS, VIE
Worst: CDG, MAD

US:

Best: IAH
Worst: IAD (

ASIA:

Best: KIX
Worst: GMP (I know, it's basically Domestic now)

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by CPHFF
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long layover in US in Feb: DFW, IAH or ORD?
Replies: 25
Views: 2196

Re: Long layover in US in Feb: DFW, IAH or ORD?

Avoid Houston. I am a frequent business visitor (8-9 times per year), and I've not really found anything interesting during my 16 visits

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by CPHFF
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlander 10 gets full-production go-ahead
Replies: 28
Views: 5339

Re: Airlander 10 gets full-production go-ahead

I just don't get the purpose. Where is the need/demand for such a contraption?


1. Target Customer?
2. Price?

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by CPHFF
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean Airlines future of wide-body fleet and long-range routes
Replies: 36
Views: 8650

Re: Aegean Airlines future of wide-body fleet and long-range routes

They could become the new Hellenic Imperial Airways!

oh, wait a minute...........

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by CPHFF
Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Y1 797 [nma]/808 [nsa] clean-sheet design is needed as proven by Lion Air 737 MAX crash
Replies: 9
Views: 2170

Re: Boeing Y1 797 [nma]/808 [nsa] clean-sheet design is needed as proven by Lion Air 737 MAX crash

"Because BA didn't dump the 1960s worthless design airplane, we have them to thank for the Lion Air crash"

What???


I'm getting popcorn

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by CPHFF
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Discontinued airline routes you like to see its return
Replies: 29
Views: 2764

Re: Discontinued airline routes you like to see its return

CPH - SEA (SK)
CPH - LCY (BA Cityflyer)

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by CPHFF
Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Gropes Female Passenger, Blames Trump
Replies: 47
Views: 5340

Re: Man Gropes Female Passenger, Blames Trump

OMG! Another goofball flying domestic in the US

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by CPHFF
Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian stocks nearly as low as they were pre-IAG offer
Replies: 11
Views: 3381

Re: Norwegian stocks nearly as low as they were pre-IAG offer

Well, I am sure it makes Shareholders very nervous when a reputable institution like Credit Suisse is giving a warning in regards to Norwegians cash flow.

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by CPHFF
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which aircraft has the advantage - A350-900ULR v 772LR.
Replies: 14
Views: 4921

Re: Which aircraft has the advantage - A350-900ULR v 772LR.

I think you're comparing apples and pears.

Quatar has a lot of Y-class seats.

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by CPHFF
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do any airlines still offer free playing cards to passengers?
Replies: 24
Views: 4864

Re: Do any airlines still offer free playing cards to passengers?

TUI Nordic MMX-LCA June 2018.

My family were pleasantly surprised.

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by CPHFF
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which plane to bring back to production?
Replies: 45
Views: 2638

Re: Which plane to bring back to production?

IL-62 with modern hi bypass turbofans. Enough power to go from 4 to 2 engines.

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by CPHFF
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 122
Views: 31677

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

Any news/rumours about Netherlands Aircraft Company (aka REKKOF)?

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by CPHFF
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA F-100 Fleet
Replies: 39
Views: 5860

Re: AA F-100 Fleet

AA might be back in for some once REKKOF takes off......... :lol:

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by CPHFF
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: HiFly adding second hand A380s
Replies: 113
Views: 31823

Re: HiFly adding second hand A380s?

A nice surprise for many Norwegian long-haul customers.

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by CPHFF
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The era of ultra-long-range flights
Replies: 57
Views: 10626

Re: The era of ultra-long-range flights

What is the definition of a ULH flight? I fly a lot of long-haul, but as a frequent passenger (an not an expert) i don't know the definitions: What is ULH? + 12H? What is considered LH? + 8H ? I regurarly fly FRA-IAH which is 12h in bad headwinds. Is that a LH or a ULH flight? Is there an "Indu...

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