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by prchan
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM unveils new Premium Business
Replies: 8
Views: 2484

Re: LATAM unveils new Premium Business

The config has been announced a while ago and the first renovated 767 has been flying for a few months now (mainly Peru routes). The first 77W (PT-MUD) has also been flying for a month now (mainly GRU-MAD). But the event mentioned by the OP was the official launch in Brazil, held inside the new line...

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by prchan
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL wins bid for Avianca Brazil's slots at GRU, CGH & SDU
Replies: 14
Views: 2608

Re: GOL wins bid for Avianca Brazil's slots at GRU, CGH & SDU

There is a typo in the announcement. The presented amount is in USD, not BRL. If you go to Gol's investor relations website in Portuguese, it will show in USD. http://ri.voegol.com.br/download_arquivos.asp?id_arquivo=25D831FE-BBEF-41F2-A73C-309468C74916 Latam also bidded and won some UPIs for a simi...

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by prchan
Sun May 26, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM fleet repaint update thread
Replies: 64
Views: 11535

Re: LATAM fleet repaint update thread

Does anyone have an updated list of the repainted fleet?
Flying out of CGH on a weekly basis, it seems they ramped up painting. However, I have no actual basis to check if this is true...

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by prchan
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 366276

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

It is showing fine for me...
This is the link for the photo posted:http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=2d9b6ud&s=9#.XMNi2S_My7Y

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by prchan
Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route
Replies: 47
Views: 6232

Re: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route

There is already a 767 in commercial service with the new cabins, but it is based in LIM. That said, the first 77W slated to receive the new cabins was flown to AUH. PT-MUD has been in AUH since October, but I am not sure if it started retrofit since then... There was already a slack in JJ longhaul...

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by prchan
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2264
Views: 399970

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Then you both are correct...jayunited mentioned Pratt & Whitney 77Es (sUA)...the 1 sCO is a GE powered.

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by prchan
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colombia's Avianca cancels 17 Airbus plane orders, delays 35 deliveries
Replies: 28
Views: 5701

Re: Colombia's Avianca cancels 17 Airbus plane orders, delays 35 deliveries

It probably can. LA/JJ flew GRU-BOG with A320 CEO in the past. I took this flight several times during the last 2 years.

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by prchan
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 777
Views: 129898

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Super 80

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by prchan
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways B77W
Replies: 42
Views: 8327

Re: British Airways B77W

GRU gets them as well

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by prchan
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Airbus A350-900 Experience : Munich to Doha by Qatar Airways
Replies: 2
Views: 7499

Re: Airbus A350-900 Experience : Munich to Doha by Qatar Airways

Nice report!
This plane was A7-AMA, one of the 2 A359s they leased from Latam.

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by prchan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What’s UA’s domestic/Hawaii First like?
Replies: 11
Views: 2664

Re: What’s UA’s domestic/Hawaii First like?

Old IPTE business class seat. 2-4-2 across, lie flat.

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by prchan
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM's inaugural A330 schedule 1998
Replies: 12
Views: 2658

Re: TAM's inaugural A330 schedule 1998

Nowadays the phrase is not being used anymore, although some planes still have this from last paint job. This was a reference to their previous service of using a red carpet when boarding (and subliminar higher level service - at least intended).

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by prchan
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 910
Views: 374993

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

msn 226 and 245 were negotiated from JJ to HU
I guess the deal is a bit different, since QR is operating LA/JJ painted frames, and HU is operating these planes in their own colors

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by prchan
Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines 767-300ER Routes/Replacement
Replies: 41
Views: 9163

Re: American Airlines 767-300ER Routes/Replacement

The latest fleet plan shows the end of 2020 https://thepointsguy.com/news/aa-767-retirement-retains-a330s/ In the article: Keeping the A330-300s: The plan was to retire all nine of AA’s A330-300s in 2020 to help simplify the fleet. Now, those retirement plans are on hold. The airline plans to keep ...

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by prchan
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Airlines Unveils Stunning New Cabin Product
Replies: 13
Views: 4860

Re: LATAM Airlines Unveils Stunning New Cabin Product

Their custom seat (Thompson) is based on the Vantage XL honeymoon option. Some seats will be close, but that is the idea...
(Not saying I am a fan of that)

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by prchan
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Airlines Unveils Stunning New Cabin Product
Replies: 13
Views: 4860

Re: LATAM Airlines Unveils Stunning New Cabin Product

Yes, they even returned one from storage (PT-MUI) recently, repainted in the new Latam scheme.

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by prchan
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 369347

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

The K makes sense. K as in kilo, or 1000.

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by prchan
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "New" 767 for LATAM Argentina
Replies: 7
Views: 3278

Re: "New" 767 for LATAM Argentina

Yes, this frame was the only one in Brazil with the old J cabin...

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by prchan
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 631259

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Has MSN250 been in fact delivered? This frame could cover PR-XTA...

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by prchan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to invest $400m in new interiors for A32S, 767, 787 and keep 777’s
Replies: 12
Views: 3789

Re: LATAM to invest $400m in new interiors for A32S, 767, 787 and keep 777’s

Does anyone have more info about the business class retrofit?
Latam Peru was supposed to have the first refurbished aircraft by end of (this) year...

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by prchan
Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia A346 burts tyre upon landing today @ EZE
Replies: 22
Views: 6198

Re: Iberia A346 burts tyre upon landing today @ EZE

Interesting...she flew IB instead of LH on 748 (with F)

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by prchan
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR1293 GIG-EZE 24/11 severe turbulence w. 1 injured pax
Replies: 10
Views: 2113

Re: AR1293 GIG-EZE 24/11 severe turbulence w. 1 injured pax

I don’t know the reason to explain, but on my experience the route to EZE (from GRU/GIG) is usually bumpy at some point...

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by prchan
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM fleet repaint update thread
Replies: 64
Views: 11535

Re: LATAM fleet repaint update thread

thgsr08 wrote:
PT-MOG is schedule to leave LATAM Brasil fleet to operate on behalf of Latam Argentina. (probably one to be painted into LATAM cs.)


Finally! This was the oddball of the fleet...and I noticed it has been flying a mostly domestic schedule (GIG and MAO) in the past few weeks...

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by prchan
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM fleet repaint update thread
Replies: 64
Views: 11535

Re: LATAM fleet repaint update thread

Interestingly, PT-MUI is the frame which was stored in April, and has been speculated about being sold to BA. It seems plans have changed...

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by prchan
Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas increases Bogota service from mid-Dec 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 534

Re: Aerolineas Argentinas increases Bogota service from mid-Dec 2018

This timing allow them to use an aircraft between red-eye rotations to USA or Europe

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by prchan
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 369347

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

https://theprivatesuite.com/membership/

On rack rate (for members and non members) they include complimentary companions (family and friends).
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https://theprivatesuite.com/membership/

On rack rate (for members and non members) they include complimentary companions (family and friends).

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by prchan
Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about La Compagnie
Replies: 11
Views: 2820

Re: All business class airlines

AA747123 wrote:
AA struggles with profits on A321T which is why they will be converted to standard 16F 171Y.


Is this info confirmed? I have been following the AA thread for a while and have never heard about it...

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by prchan
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 631259

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 250 (JJ#9) initial engine run


Isn't this frame the one supposed to be taken by Hainan? Has anything changed?

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by prchan
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to invest $400m in new interiors for A32S, 767, 787 and keep 777’s
Replies: 12
Views: 3789

Re: LATAM to invest $400m in new interiors for A32S, 767, 787 and keep 777’s

Former Varig aircraft were the temporary MD-11s, which were returned once the 77Ws started to arrive.
Currently no former RG aircraft in their fleet.

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by prchan
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to invest $400m in new interiors for A32S, 767, 787 and keep 777’s
Replies: 12
Views: 3789

Re: LATAM to invest $400m in new interiors for A32S, 767, 787 and keep 777’s

Only 10 763's are getting the updates - 7 are being retired over next year. Does anyone know which ones? Hopefully PT-MOG is among those retired soon...the oddball of JJ's fleet. What does all this matter if they keep the same horses as FA? I mean, in the Brazilian division TAM. Intl FA for JJ is e...

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by prchan
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian has applied for a Brazilian operating license
Replies: 26
Views: 5603

Re: Norwegian has applied for a Brazilian operating license

You are correct.
Both fly to GRU and only BA to GIG. LA/JJ used to fly GIG-LHR regularly in the past, now I guess it is only seasonal/one-offs (if ever).

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by prchan
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 369347

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

VC10er wrote:
I actually loved them when they were first launched (what year was that?) as they were the only flat bed in J at the time.

I guess around 2010 IPTE conversions started. I still remember following the progress of the conversions here...

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by prchan
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's up with LAN's 787-8 reg. CC-BBG ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2622

Re: What's up with LAN's 787-8 reg. CC-BBG ?

Waiting for fixes in the RR engines

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by prchan
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6676

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

PT-MOG is the oddball of JJ fleet, the only one with the old LA interior. How long it will take them to refit or retire this frame.

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by prchan
Fri May 25, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Brazil open skies agreement finally approved
Replies: 60
Views: 7067

Re: US-Brazil open skies agreement finally approved

I would not envision any major change soon (on this transition)...
Currently the best domestic lounge available in T2 is the Bradesco one (which accepts AMEX, but I guess only Brazilian issued ones). Other alternative GOL, which accepts Priority Pass. This means no support for Star Alliance...

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by prchan
Thu May 24, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO
Replies: 24
Views: 8192

Re: Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO

from the picture it is possible to see the tug...of course the tug can have arrived after the incident, but would say it was being tugged.

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by prchan
Wed May 16, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil // SAA // Sao Paulo
Replies: 4
Views: 403

Re: LATAM Brazil // SAA // Sao Paulo

Equipment flown. LA/JJ is flying 767 with a more restricted ETOPS rule than the SA A332/333 flown. So they have to take quite a detour to comply with their ETOPS rule.

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by prchan
Thu May 10, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 40th Anniversary surprise for LHR pax
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Re: Delta 40th Anniversary surprise for LHR pax

Easy, nowadays most boarding passes shows check in order #

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by prchan
Wed May 02, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)
Replies: 307
Views: 53618

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)

Does anyone know if LA is transferring more 767s to JJ? I see that a few chilean regs are flying/scheduled to fly routes from Brazil, which seems odd. International flying would be ok, but I would say it is not allowed to fly domestic routes... https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/cc-czu http...

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by prchan
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM wet-leases a 747.
Replies: 83
Views: 16837

Re: LATAM wet-leases a 747.

Well, LATAM confirmed the 747 from Wamos, HOWEVER it came with another new. 2 772 ex-SIA are joining LA's fleet soon. The ideia of 4 LATAM Brasil's 77W could be expeculation or thrue, no one knows. First ex-SQ B772ER has landed. Delivery 23-24 April 2018 from Alice Springs to GIG via BNE. Boeing 77...

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by prchan
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA order more 787-8 to replace 21 oldest 767-300s ?
Replies: 85
Views: 11915

Re: Will UA order more 787-8 to replace 21 oldest 767-300s ?

They are currently all ex LAN, 2012-2013 built (except for PT-MOG which is 90's built and has a different interior). They are a nice ride, with J cabin similar to the 787s.

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by prchan
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA order more 787-8 to replace 21 oldest 767-300s ?
Replies: 85
Views: 11915

Re: Will UA order more 787-8 to replace oldest 767-300s ?

jagraham wrote:
Some 767s in the 900s have been going to freighter conversion. UA brought 3 767s from HA; I am surprised that they didn't try harder for the 767s that ANA, JAL, and LATAM are letting go.


Engine, perhaps? The 3 HA ones had PWs, LATAM’s have GEs...

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by prchan
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM confirms flights to Tel Aviv from December
Replies: 28
Views: 5164

Re: LATAM confirms flights to Tel Aviv from December

don´t want to be annoying but this is what I meant. no worries! There is one other detail: Brazil will be in savings time (DST) in December, 1h forward. Flight time would be 12:05 on GRU-TLV and 15:15 on TLV-GRU, still a 3h scheduled difference (eastbound x westbound), which I do not know if it exc...

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by prchan
Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM confirms flights to Tel Aviv from December
Replies: 28
Views: 5164

Re: LATAM confirms flights to Tel Aviv from December

Hello, did anyone noticed that in the article above the schedule gives us a flight time of 11:05H GRU-TLV and a 16:55H flight time on the TLV-GRU leg ......? I think I saw it correctly. Can anyone comment please? Have a good live Flight times are published in local times GRU - GMT -3 TLV - GMT +3

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by prchan
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines announces service between LAX and Buenos Aires
Replies: 112
Views: 24010

Re: American Airlines announces service between LAX and Buenos Aires

And this comes with the reduction of frequencies on the LAX-GRU route (from daily to 4x weekly)

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by prchan
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA at JFK
Replies: 48
Views: 7155

Re: AA at JFK

davescj wrote:
What routes still have F? To be fair, only AA still offers F among the US big 3.

GRU, LHR, LAX, SFO (77W and 321T)

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by prchan
Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA at JFK
Replies: 48
Views: 7155

Re: AA at JFK

GRU and EZE, which are mainly o&d, would be the last to move to PHL...connections are handled through MIA and DFW.

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by prchan
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread
Replies: 353
Views: 95457

Re: Air Canada will add 4 more A330-300'S in 2019

Nicoeddf wrote:
Isn't that pretty much the story of any legacy? Where has an airline chosen the 767 long term over the 330?


JJ after LA merger.

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by prchan
Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 369347

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Assuming you can fill the plane...

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