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by WorldTraveller
Fri Aug 29, 2003 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A340-500 Delivery?
Replies: 4
Views: 3693

RE: Emirates A340-500 Delivery?

BTW, EK will unveil their new, "revolutionary" First and Business Class products with the arrival of the A340-500s. Has anybody more info on that?

Rgs,
WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Aug 29, 2003 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A340-500 Delivery?
Replies: 4
Views: 3693

Emirates A340-500 Delivery?

Hi there,

could anybody tell me when EK is going to receive their first A340-500? And on which routes will this aircraft be operated first? I heard Osaka first and from 2004 on to the U.S. west coast.

Best regards,
WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Aug 07, 2001 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Giving Birth Aboard A Jetliner
Replies: 19
Views: 2513

RE: Giving Birth Aboard A Jetliner

OH-LZA is right. It says "International Airspace" in the passport. Pretty cool if you ask me...  Smokin cool

Regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Jul 11, 2001 8:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New Cockpit-Design In Airbus A340-500/600?
Replies: 6
Views: 5726

RE: New Cockpit-Design In Airbus A340-500/600?

Here is the answer to your question: <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=171131" target="_blank"><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva">Click for large version<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/3/1/171131.jpg" ALT="Click here for full size photo!" border="0" width="200" height="77"...

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by WorldTraveller
Mon Jul 02, 2001 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Details Of NW's Selection Of The A330...
Replies: 72
Views: 13370

RE: The Details Of NW's Selection Of The A330...

Excellent article indeed!

It clearly lays out the pros and cons of both aircraft, and shows why the A330 is indeed better suited for NW.

You see: Power is not everything!

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Jun 29, 2001 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of Britain?
Replies: 66
Views: 2656

RE: What Do You Think Of Britain?

I think it's a great country with very nice people!

From October I'll be studying at the University of Bristol and I am looking forward to have a great time there.

I would like Great Britain to join the Euro monetary union though...

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Jun 29, 2001 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Terminal B At Duesseldorf Will Open On Sunday
Replies: 7
Views: 3060

RE: New Terminal B At Duesseldorf Will Open On Sunday

I am really looking forward to this new terminal!

Unfortunately, I can't be there on Sunday (the university is taking its toll).  Sad

Take pictures please!

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Jun 28, 2001 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Two Utah Towns Consider 'U.N.-free Zones'
Replies: 57
Views: 1443

RE: Two Utah Towns Consider 'U.N.-free Zones'

This is the most stupid article I've ever seen...

And your comments are hillarious too.

You guys are crazy!

Regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Jun 27, 2001 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated Orders For Airbus And Boeing Up To Now
Replies: 12
Views: 6162

RE: Updated Orders For Airbus And Boeing Up To Now

BTW, the Airbus total for 2001 now stands at 299 orders.

Don't know the Boeing figures though.

Regards

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Jun 27, 2001 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated Orders For Airbus And Boeing Up To Now
Replies: 12
Views: 6162

RE: Updated Orders For Airbus And Boeing Up To Now

These are the Le Bourget orders for both manufacturers:

Airbus:

ILFC: 111 (5 A388, 5 A38F, 21 A330, 80 A320 family)
TAM: 20 A318 (intention)
RAM: 4 A321
AF: 10 A388 (firm now)
Jetblue: 30 A320

total: 175

Boeing:

JAL: 3 B772ER


Best regadrs
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Jun 19, 2001 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To All My German Friends!
Replies: 4
Views: 1936

RE: To All My German Friends!

Hallo Norbert, willkommen bei Airliners.net!

I would try flights.com and travel-overland.de for a start.

What are you willing to pay?

Best regards,
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Jun 08, 2001 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus At The Paris Air Show (Le Bourget 2001)
Replies: 5
Views: 5004

RE: Airbus At The Paris Air Show (Le Bourget 2001)

Yeah, this really sounds good. Thanks for providing the info, Teahan!

I'm wondering what planes Boeing will bring to Paris, does anyone know?

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Jun 06, 2001 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pearl Harbor - Did The U.S. Know About The Attack?
Replies: 23
Views: 5745

RE: Pearl Harbor - Did The U.S. Know About The Attack?

Thanks for all the input!! I have been out of town for a couple of days and I think many of you raised interesting points. From what I read, I find it rather unlikely that the U.S. deliberately let the Pearl Harbor attack happen. After all, many people in the Navy would have known about it yet nobod...

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Jun 01, 2001 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pearl Harbor - Did The U.S. Know About The Attack?
Replies: 23
Views: 5745

Pearl Harbor - Did The U.S. Know About The Attack?

Hi everybody A friend of mine recently told me that there is a serious theory that the U.S. knew about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The U.S. government and military appearently needed a "reason" to get involved in WWII, and so they deliberately sacrificed over 2000 lives to swing public opin...

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by WorldTraveller
Sun May 06, 2001 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-400 Cockpip Experience?
Replies: 8
Views: 1052

RE: 747-400 Cockpip Experience?

Capt. Picard:

How were you able to fly between the World Trade Center towers with a B744??????????

Wondering...

the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Apr 28, 2001 7:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Timothy McVeigh: I Have A Better Idea.
Replies: 43
Views: 1764

RE: Timothy McVeigh: I Have A Better Idea.

I think we abolished "an eye for an eye" a long time ago...

Are you stuck in middle-ages?????


Regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Apr 28, 2001 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans Rubbing Off On Euros, Or Vice Versa?
Replies: 27
Views: 2029

RE: Americans Rubbing Off On Euros, Or Vice Versa?

Let's pick the best of both Europe and America! After a few weeks in the US, I am starting to long for Europe........but when I am home again, it doesn't take too long for me to long for the US again... I definetively favor appreciating the benefits both societies have to offer. Best regards the Wor...

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Apr 28, 2001 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa's Business Class
Replies: 9
Views: 2130

RE: Lufthansa's Business Class

Since LH's First Class is on the upper deck, try to get a seat in the nose! Seats in rows 1-3 are probably the most comfortable ones. <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=61365" target="_blank"><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva">Click for large version<br><IMG SRC="/photos/...

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Mar 31, 2001 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Says...
Replies: 52
Views: 2563

RE: Airbus Says...

Fly-by-Pilot: YOU seem to be the 13-year old! Fly-by-Pilot wrote: "Everytime somebody has to explain something to you Airbusfanatics its like they have to explain it to 13 year old" Fly-by-Pilot wrote: "So tell me, how is the A380 suopose to magically save fuel" Hmmm, ever heard of "economics of sca...

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by WorldTraveller
Sun Mar 25, 2001 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabin Door Operations In Commercial Aircraft...
Replies: 30
Views: 18175

RE: Cabin Door Operations In Commercial Aircraft...

The standard operating procedure at BA are the following announcements from the flight deck made during taxi: "Cabin Crew: Doors to automatic and crosscheck" (before take-off) "Cabin Crew: Doors to manual and crosscheck" (after roll-out) <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=94670" target="_blank"><fon...

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Mar 24, 2001 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340-600 Finally Out
Replies: 41
Views: 2401

RE: A340-600 Finally Out

Hi there! Thought I could share some pics from the Airbus' website with you guys: <img src=http://www.airbus.com/img/media/ceremony1.jpg> <img src=http://www.airbus.com/img/media/feat_a340_600_1.jpg> <img src=http://www.airbus.com/img/media/feat_a340_600_13.jpg> <img src=http://www.airbus.com/img/me...

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by WorldTraveller
Mon Mar 19, 2001 7:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: I Went To Antarctica!
Replies: 7
Views: 2674

RE: I Went To Antarctica!

Thank's for the great report!

I'd love to hear about your Antartica experiences too!

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Mar 17, 2001 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH About The Order The A 380. A Rumour Or A Fact?
Replies: 23
Views: 2315

RE: LH About The Order The A 380. A Rumour Or A Fact?

The large number of A380's rumored for LH (10+15) indicates that the A380F will be included in the order (as options?). The way I see it, LH will neither get the B747X stretch nor the B747X freighter. I believe it would be very uneconomical for LH to have the pax A380 and freighter B747X in the futu...

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Mar 15, 2001 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA To Dus?
Replies: 8
Views: 1217

RE: ANA To Dus?

It would be truly great if ANA would come here... I doubt it though.

AFAIK, Emirates will serve DUS (with A310, later with A332) effective March 31.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Mar 14, 2001 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gore Won Florida After All!
Replies: 73
Views: 2200

RE: Gore Won Florida After All!

In a democracy, the candidate who received the most votes gets elected.

In the U.S., people of certain states are more important than others.

Is this fair??

Regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Mar 14, 2001 4:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A340 Thrust Reversers
Replies: 7
Views: 4917

RE: A340 Thrust Reversers

I get your point C172Akula, but I think all thrust reversers should close at the same time, shouldn't they? Anyone with more info on this? Is it possibly to deploy thrust reversers one by one, if you wish? Do the newer A340's only have thrust reversers on engines 2 and 3? Thank's for the input so fa...

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Mar 14, 2001 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What US States Have You Been To?
Replies: 37
Views: 2757

RE: What US States Have You Been To?

Hmmm: Arizona (great landscape) New Mexico (Hola!) California (the name says it all...two thumbs up!!) Nevada (does Vegas ring a bell?) Colorado (nice place...) Utah (go Jazz!!!) New York (you always have a cool time there) New Jersey (cool, since it has Newark) Illinois (cool, since it has O'Hare) ...

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Mar 14, 2001 6:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gore Won Florida After All!
Replies: 73
Views: 2200

RE: Gore Won Florida After All!

Of course Gore is/was the real winner. Are there serious people who doubt that? And that's why many people outside the U.S. ridicule your electoral system (very very outdated indeed). In a true fair election, everyone (I mean in all states) would have got ballots looking exactly the same, where you ...

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Mar 14, 2001 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question For Non-North Americans...
Replies: 35
Views: 2179

RE: Question For Non-North Americans...

We get a pretty good coverage of the NBA, NHL and NFL in Germany, no NCAA though.

How about German/European soccer coverage in the U.S.?

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Sun Mar 11, 2001 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varig To Desert To Airbus?
Replies: 8
Views: 1486

RE: Varig To Desert To Airbus?

Appearently Varig is unhappy about the fact that they'll have to pay pretty high prices for their Boeing aircraft and lately they're talking about ordering Airbus too in order to get better offers from Boeing. Fleetwise, I believe it would not make sense if they're ordering Airbus now. Regards the W...

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Mar 10, 2001 7:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A340 Thrust Reversers
Replies: 7
Views: 4917

A340 Thrust Reversers

Hello everybody! I've got a question concerning the thrust reversers of the A340. I think I read that the "newer" versions of the A340-300 only have trust reversers on engines no.2 and no.3. This picture would support this thesis: <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=147179" target="_blank"><font colo...

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Mar 10, 2001 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baby Girl Born On Aeroflot A310!
Replies: 12
Views: 2296

RE: Baby Girl Born On Aeroflot A310!

From what I've read kids born on a flight will have "International Airspace" as the "City of Birth" in their passports.

Pretty cool!

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Mar 10, 2001 6:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kursk Tradegy...result Of Foreign Sub?
Replies: 7
Views: 1514

RE: Kursk Tradegy...result Of Foreign Sub?

Damn, when will the Russian officials finally admit that it was entirely their own fault, that one of the sub's missiles exploded or that it was sunk by a Russian topedo from the destroyer "Peter the Great"? Come on, this is ridiculous and we are not in USSR times anymore!! How could a British sub w...

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Mar 10, 2001 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Use Same Engines On 767-400ERX And 747X.
Replies: 8
Views: 4620

RE: Boeing To Use Same Engines On 767-400ERX And 747X.

Tg 747-300 wrote: "Is it pelled wrong, and sould be PW7000?" Ha ha, I LOVE that one Tg 747-300!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> No offence of course... Best regards the W...

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Mar 10, 2001 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI A330 TV Advert
Replies: 11
Views: 1395

RE: BMI A330 TV Advert

Hi all!

Since there is no A330 in the new BMI livery yet, it must be a computer image.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Mar 08, 2001 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regulators Oppose Lufthansa/Eurowings Deal
Replies: 10
Views: 1510

RE: Regulators Oppose Lufthansa/Eurowings Deal

Well, here's another German!  Wink/being sarcastic

I simply think the deal would reduce competition, as Deutsche BA pointed out and I think the thing won't get through.

Das waren meine 2 cents...

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Mar 06, 2001 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Home Town Of Airliners.net!
Replies: 10
Views: 2858

RE: The Home Town Of Airliners.net!

Ha! Thanks for putting up the link Gary!

How about some webcams from Aberdeen as well?  Wink/being sarcastic

Take care
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Mon Mar 05, 2001 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Secures Airbus Discounts
Replies: 26
Views: 1838

RE: Qantas Secures Airbus Discounts

"The A380 will not fly till 2004 and the development costs are put as high as $27 billion." $27 billion?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/yeahsure.gif" ALT="Yeah sure"> "In another blow to Airbus, British Airways has said..." Strange, lately I've heard of blows to Boeing only... Nice article.....

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Feb 24, 2001 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 14th A330 For CX (B-HLN) Arrives Today.
Replies: 15
Views: 2446

RE: 14th A330 For CX (B-HLN) Arrives Today.

Thank's for the info, will it have a 3-class configuration and PTV's in economy?

Best regards (and nice morning shots of the bird's first CLK touchdown)  Wink/being sarcastic
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Feb 24, 2001 6:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HEL-KTT-HEL On Finnair
Replies: 4
Views: 5020

RE: HEL-KTT-HEL On Finnair

Thanks for the great trip report Alexander! It's nice that Finnair allowed the children into the flight deck. <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=1071" target="_blank"><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva">Click for large version<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/7/0/001071.jpg" A...

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 23, 2001 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think About The KLM Colorscheme?
Replies: 18
Views: 3957

RE: What Do You Think About The KLM Colorscheme?

RyeFly, nice job indeed!

I think KLM's livery is very classic and good-looking, it could however need an update exactly the way RyeFly designed it.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 22, 2001 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FINNAIR'S New MD11
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

RE: FINNAIR'S New MD11

Yeah, I like it too.

However, I think the no.2 engine should be blue as well, it now looks a little bit if something was missing.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 22, 2001 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japanese Airlines - No Intention To Buy A380
Replies: 17
Views: 4694

RE: Japanese Airlines - No Intention To Buy A380

If (and that's a BIG "if") a Japanese airline orders the A380, it will most likely be ANA. Japan Airlines is so closely tied to Boeing that it would need a major breakup (or cancellation of the B747X project) for it to choose the A380. ANA however already operates the A320 family and could order the...

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 22, 2001 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official - BA Will Not Buy A380
Replies: 38
Views: 3978

RE: ***Official - BA Will Not Buy A380***

Sorry, but I just have the impression that BA can't make up its mind these days... Increase capacity...cut capacity, 3 classes...4 classes etc. And, because of the "rapidly changing" airline environment, how can they predict now that they won't need the A380 in 2006? OK, BA has done its evaluations ...

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 22, 2001 7:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Forum Faq?
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

RE: Forum Faq?

Iainhol, I seriously doubt that you "have been here the second longest" Your userprofile shows "1 year 144 days", mine says "1 year 271 days" and I know many people who joined about the time I did. Anyway, I'd like to make the job but unfortunately I'm too busy at the moment...  <img src="/disc...

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Feb 21, 2001 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surprise:JAL To Order 15 A340/330
Replies: 39
Views: 3786

RE: Surprise:JAL To Order 15 A340/330

This doesn't make sense to me at all and I don't believe it.

I don't see Japanese carriers order the A380 either, Japan's ties to Boeing/US government are too close.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Feb 17, 2001 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Lufthansa Ordered The A380? (Looks Like It)
Replies: 23
Views: 3537

RE: Has Lufthansa Ordered The A380? (Looks Like It)

Notarzt, ich wollte echt nicht kleinlich wirken, sorry!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> From what I read Airbus plans to deliver around 1-3 A380 per month in the beginning, so with around 60 orders so far, all delivery positions for two years are prob...

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Feb 17, 2001 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Lufthansa Ordered The A380? (Looks Like It)
Replies: 23
Views: 3537

RE: Has Lufthansa Ordered The A380? (Looks Like It)

Gerardo is right, rumors has it that both airlines will start flying the A380 to LHR on the same day!

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Feb 17, 2001 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cyprus Airways Goes For A319 & A330
Replies: 6
Views: 2488

RE: Cyprus Airways Goes For A319 & A330

Well, that is a surprise.

Cyprus was expected to split the order between boeing and Airbus because of govrnment pressure.

But why did they only order 2 A319's? They would need more shorthaul planes.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 16, 2001 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Lufthansa Ordered The A380? (Looks Like It)
Replies: 23
Views: 3537

RE: Has Lufthansa Ordered The A380? (Looks Like It)

everybode knows that LH is currently evaluating both the A380-800 and the B747X stretch. Of course airlines also evaluate which engines to choose. I think this is what the interview meant. Notarzt: Actually, LH will bring a VLA into service within the next 10 years (not order within the next 10 year...

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