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by factsonly
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs
Replies: 133
Views: 13884

Re: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs

So this made my day. I’m not a big fan of unions, but I am a big fan of the consumer. These JVs have been used to reduce capacity and competition in order to raise fares. It never made sense that the pilots supported them. It always reduced their opportunities. Agreed. Around 2007 Delta was running...

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by factsonly
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Orders/Leasing 2 x 777-300s (unconfirmed) and Converts 789s to 10s (confirmed)
Replies: 75
Views: 12759

Re: KLM Orders/Leasing 2 x 777-300s (unconfirmed) and Converts 789s to 10s (confirmed)

First KLM B787-10 TATL service to Houston on August 14th, 2019:

- 14 Aug 2019 AMS - IAH - AMS B78X PH-BKA

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by factsonly
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches 3x daily LCY-ANR from Sept. 9.
Replies: 38
Views: 7665

Re: KLM launches 3x daily LCY-ANR from Sept. 9.

KLM launches 3x daily LCY-ANR from Sept. 9. And you post as "factsonly" :cry2: Most certainly do ! Consider the facts: - Only the above KLM flights ANR-LCY are currently listed in GDS. - No other airline presently flies ANR-LCY. - Flight numbers KL211 to KL216 indicate scheduled commercia...

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by factsonly
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SU / KL IL-62
Replies: 39
Views: 7306

Re: SU / KL IL-62

During the 1960's European and Japanese airlines operated two routes Europe-Japan: 1. via the South (multiple stops over Asia), 2. via the North (one-stop over Anchorage) To reduce travel time several European nations and Japan opened bilateral discussions with the Soviet Union to gain traffic right...

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by factsonly
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches 3x daily LCY-ANR from Sept. 9.
Replies: 38
Views: 7665

KLM launches 3x daily LCY-ANR from Sept. 9.

KLM has put its subsidiary Air Antwerp ANR-LCY flights on sale from September 9th, 2019: - ANR 07:10 - LCY 07:15 KL211 Fokker 50 Mon-Fri - ANR 14:15 - LCY 14:25 KL213 Fokker 50 Mon-Fri - ANR 17:35 - LCY 17:40 KL215 Fokker 50 Daily ex. Sat KLM is a 25% owner of Air Antwerp together with CityJet, who ...

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by factsonly
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94336

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

Philadelphia (PHL) to Casablanca, Morocco (CMN) begins June 4 Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) to Tel Aviv, Israel (TLV) begins Sept. 9 Chicago (ORD) to Krakow, Poland (KRK) begins May 7 ORD to Budapest, Hungary (BUD) begins May 7 ORD to Prague, Czech Republic (PRG) begins May 8 - PHL- CMN 3x weekly B757 - ...

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by factsonly
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCY / Hard Brexit consequences
Replies: 70
Views: 9475

Re: LCY / Hard Brexit consequences

bhxalex wrote:
spannacomo wrote:
flights from LIN to LCY will stop after brexit because you can only fly to EU from LIN. That means 6xAZ and 4xBA will stop.


Do you have confirmation these flights are ending?

Both bookable after October 31st...


Do you have confirmation of a 'No-Deal Brexit" on October 31st ???????????

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by factsonly
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's
Replies: 74
Views: 14106

Re: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's

I’m confident the effect of BREXIT will be less on aviation than predicted as the big player within the EU market will just not stand having their business slashed look at KL they fly to what 19 uk airports daily many with multiple daily flights, now yes there’s a sizeable traffic demand to AMS ex ...

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by factsonly
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2576
Views: 335031

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

A B737MAX is flying today! Today Saturday 27 July, TUI Netherlands is ferrying a stranded B737MAX from Sofia back to base in Amsterdam. This aircraft has been parked in Sofia, Bulgaria ever since the European grounding of the B737MAX. Several attempts to ferry the aircraft back to AMS base have been...

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by factsonly
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure
Replies: 47
Views: 9446

Re: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure

From AMS you have only a few overpriced trains to Paris (Thalys) and one daily train from London (one way only). You may be happy to learn that Thalys runs 12x daily, that is an hourly train service from AMS to Paris, while Eurostar runs 3x daily London-Amsterdam. Eurostar - LONDON-AMSTERDAM: - St ...

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by factsonly
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.
Replies: 100
Views: 10518

Re: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.

BA once had in its fleet 57, making it the largest operator in the world of the type. This is incorrect, Japan Airlines was the largest B747 operator in the world at any one time. Japan Airlines had a large B747 fleet consisting of many different variants and short-haul / long-haul / freighter sub-...

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by factsonly
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North America to Israel nonstop on a 707? (And a flashback, courtesy of Informa's Airlineroute)
Replies: 13
Views: 1664

Re: North America to Israel nonstop on a 707? (And a flashback, courtesy of Informa's Airlineroute)

Read all about EL AL's B747 introduction and operations: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium.MAGAZINE-boeing-747-queen-of-the-sky-el-al-jumbo-connected-israel-new-york-city-and-jewish-world-1.7187923 And remember El Al set the B747 pax record, with 1.088 passengers on a single B747 Cargo fl...

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by factsonly
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 829
Views: 161127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

332: DTW-AMS-DTW rescue flights following previous day's cancellation (N856NW) Bringing DTW-AMS to 5x today: - DL 132 AIRBUS A350-900 Delta Air Lines N512DN - DL 134 AIRBUS A330-300 Delta Air Lines N820NW - DL 136 AIRBUS A330-300 Delta Air Lines N802NW - DL 138 AIRBUS A330-300 Delta Air Lines N811N...

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by factsonly
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Eurowhite Livery
Replies: 24
Views: 2112

Re: Best Eurowhite Livery

Best Eurowhite livery ever ..........




:white:

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by factsonly
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CEO of Norwegian resigns
Replies: 19
Views: 6041

Re: CEO of Norwegian resigns

Not surprising with these financial results for Q2: Net profit (loss) for the period = NOK 82.8 Million Exchange rate differences Group = NOK -83.1 Million Fair value adjustments through OCI = NOK -179.1 Million Other = NOK -23 Million TOTAL COMPREHENSIVE INCOME for Q2 = NOK -202.5 Million They surv...

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by factsonly
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Soccer Charters World Cup, Champions, Europa League, etc. Discussion Thread
Replies: 290
Views: 42068

Re: Soccer Charters World Cup, Champions, Europa League, etc. Discussion Thread

Following the FIFA Women's World Cup in Lyons, France:

LYS-AMS on Monday July 8th, 2019:

- CESSNA 551 CITATION II/SP Private 9A-DWA
- EMBREAR145 La Baule Aviation F-HFCN
- EMBREAR145 AEH F-HRGD
- FOKKER 100 Trade Air 9A-BTD

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by factsonly
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches 100th Anniversary
Replies: 33
Views: 6365

Re: KLM launches 100th Anniversary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... tDrKsAmqrA

'Making mechanics weak in the knees'???

:rotfl:

Holding hands !!

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Another KLM celebration video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... tDrKsAmqrA

'Making mechanics weak in the knees'???

:rotfl:

Holding hands !!

:white:

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by factsonly
Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe update
Replies: 111
Views: 21015

Re: Flybe update

In Winter FlyBe operates BHX-AMS 7x daily, so letting 5x frequencies go would mean the airline could still operate 2x daily: Winter 2018/2019: - BE101 BHX-AMS E195 - BE103 BHX-AMS E175 - BE105 BHX-AMS E195 - BE107 BHX-AMS E175 - BE109 BHX-AMS E195 - BE111 BHX-AMS DH8-400 - BE113 BHX-AMS E195 In summ...

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by factsonly
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 262
Views: 26984

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2019

From July 2nd, 2019 KLM will operate its first B787-10 in 100th Anniversary colours exclusively on AMS-JRO-DAR-AMS: - 02 Jul 2019 Amsterdam (AMS) - Kilimanjaro (JRO) B78X (PH-BKA) 10:35 — 19:55 - 02 Jul 2019 Kilimanjaro (JRO) - Dar-es-Salaam (DAR) B78X (PH-BKA) 21:00 — 22:00 - 02 Jul 2019 Dar-es-Sa...

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by factsonly
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 829
Views: 161127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

- 763ER-low J: TPA-ATL ferry flight - aircraft repositioning (N1602)

This followed an extra AMS-TPA sector by 763ER-low J - N1602 to recover yesterdays cancellation of AMS-TPA.

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by factsonly
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 262
Views: 26984

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2019

From July 2nd, 2019 KLM will operate its first B787-10 in 100th Anniversary colours exclusively on AMS-JRO-DAR-AMS: - 02 Jul 2019 Amsterdam (AMS) - Kilimanjaro (JRO) B78X (PH-BKA) 10:35 — 19:55 - 02 Jul 2019 Kilimanjaro (JRO) - Dar-es-Salaam (DAR) B78X (PH-BKA) 21:00 — 22:00 - 02 Jul 2019 Dar-es-Sa...

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by factsonly
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 262
Views: 26984

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2019

From July 2nd, 2019 KLM will operate its first B787-10 in 100th Anniversary colours exclusively on AMS-JRO-DAR-AMS: - 02 Jul 2019 Amsterdam (AMS) - Kilimanjaro (JRO) B78X (PH-BKA) 10:35 — 19:55 - 02 Jul 2019 Kilimanjaro (JRO) - Dar-es-Salaam (DAR) B78X (PH-BKA) 21:00 — 22:00 - 02 Jul 2019 Dar-es-Sal...

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by factsonly
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches 100th Anniversary
Replies: 33
Views: 6365

Re: KLM launches 100th Anniversary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ha0M484V8g
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Arrival of the first European B787-10 in KLM 100 Year livery on Sunday June 30, 2019:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ha0M484V8g

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by factsonly
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches 100th Anniversary
Replies: 33
Views: 6365

Re: KLM launches 100th Anniversary

Flying is more efficient than ever. Both Boeing and Airbus are making huge strides in the efficiency department. The green lobby has chosen the wrong target entirely. You are completely missing the point. As long as air traffic growth outpaces the fuel efficiency gains in flight, the overall CO2 co...

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by factsonly
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches 100th Anniversary
Replies: 33
Views: 6365

KLM launches 100th Anniversary

KLM launched its 100th Anniversary celebrations this morning with a unique call to all travelers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4htp2xxhto The company was founded on October 9th, 1919, today is exactly 100 days to go to 9th October 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGR0Ckw_0_4 http://www.klm1...

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by factsonly
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders
Replies: 50
Views: 14678

Re: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders

The AF/KLM Press release does not confirm whether or not the AF 789 orders which are transferred to KLM, will transition from 787-9 to 787-10. Though certain press reports do state this. "KLM presently operates 13 Boeing 787-9s and will receive its first Boeing 787-10 in June 2019. This fleet w...

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by factsonly
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How come KLM doesn't fly to Miami!?
Replies: 31
Views: 4616

Re: How come KLM doesn't fly to Miami!?

Sky Team has so far been weak to Latin America, connection wise. A388 Excuse me !! Skyteam weak to Latin America.....from where? 1. Skyteam's AF/KLM is a leading carrier in EU-Latin America traffic - see this 2014 article. Sorry for the date, but the principles have not changed much since. "Th...

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by factsonly
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Orders E195-E2 Jets
Replies: 44
Views: 9689

Re: KLM Orders E195-E2 Jets

If the 195-E2 can't be used to operate to LCY by the mid-2020's I suppose some of the E190's will stay to operate the up to 8 daily flights there. Make that 9x daily KLM Cityhopper E190 AMS-LCY-AMS from Mon-Fri. LCY-AMS = 17x daily on peak days: Tue, Wed, Thu - KLC 9x daily E190 Mon-Fri, 3x - 4x on...

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by factsonly
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA reinstating BOM and DEL service by September 6th, 2019
Replies: 200
Views: 36660

Re: UA suspends BOM service effective immediately

All avoid Iranian airspace and the Gulf of Oman as well. At present both AF, BA and KL are heading towards Dubai on their way to India. Only QR and TK don't avoid Iranian airspace. This information is incorrect. European carriers do operate over central Iran, well away from the Persian Gulf coast. ...

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by factsonly
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 829
Views: 161127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL99/20f41769
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Delta 99 routing CDG-DTW B763 N16065 is holding over 3hrs northwest of AMS at SUGOL burning of fuel before diverting to AMS for technical reasons:

https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL99/20f41769

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by factsonly
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Classic B Variants
Replies: 41
Views: 4713

Re: 747 Classic B Variants

Wasn’t NWA the first airline to receive the -200B? Anyway, weird the first 747 KL received was PH-BUA wasn’t it? This planes had 10 upper deck windows on the pictures on planespotters.net, where these later refurbished? Here are the delivery dates of the first B747-200: - PH-BUA Boeing 747-206 KLM ...

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by factsonly
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Classic B Variants
Replies: 41
Views: 4713

Re: 747 Classic B Variants

In February 1971, KLM was the first airline to accept delivery of a B747-206B. All earlier B747s deliveries had been B747-100's. The first six Pratt&Whitney powered KLM B747-206B were delivery with just 3x upper deck windows. https://www.aviationmegastore.com/img/prod/max/1/b/153133_0.jpg Later ...

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by factsonly
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European LCC
Replies: 107
Views: 12363

Re: European LCC

The European air transport landscape could well change dramatically in the next decade, as legislators feel a need to restrict short-haul air travel to meet environmental concerns. Therefore the question is, in what way are European carriers exposed to a change in their operating environment, when h...

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by factsonly
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM's first 787-10 Dreamliner (PH-BKA) is out
Replies: 31
Views: 9827

Re: KLM's first 787-10 Dreamliner (PH-BKA) is out

The first KLM B787-10 route will be to Africa: AMS-JRO-DAR-AMS starting July 2nd, 2019.

- AMS 10:35 - JRO 19:55 B787-10

This will be followed by AMS-DXB, after delivery of #2.

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by factsonly
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F50 Questions
Replies: 48
Views: 7166

Re: F50 Questions

The Fokker 50 (officially Fokker F27-Mk50) was the Rolls-Royce of the turboprops, with a Fokker Aircraft guarantee of 90.000 FH and 90.000 cycles. Compare those numbers with more modern air-frames and you will see that the Fokker 50 was built to last. Here are the Fokker 50 performance data: - Cruis...

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by factsonly
Fri May 24, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches TPA-AMS, its 21st service to AMS
Replies: 99
Views: 16413

Re: DL launches TPA-AMS today, its 21st service to AMS

Here is the schedule for B763 N178DZ: 25 May 2019 DL145 Amsterdam (AMS) - Seattle (SEA) 24 May 2019 DL76 Tampa (TPA) - Amsterdam (AMS) 24 May 2019 DL77 Amsterdam (AMS) - Tampa (TPA) 23 May 2019 DL76 Tampa (TPA) - Amsterdam (AMS) 23 May 2019 DL8803 Atlanta (ATL) - Tampa (TPA) 22 May 2019 DL2200 Orlan...

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by factsonly
Thu May 23, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches TPA-AMS, its 21st service to AMS
Replies: 99
Views: 16413

DL launches TPA-AMS, its 21st service to AMS

DELTA launches TPA-AMS today, the 21st daily DL widebody arrival into AMS: AMS - DL Arrivals Summer 2019 - plus scheduled aircraft for 23/24 May 2019: - 05.50 DL 256 Boston/General Edward Lawrence Logan (BOS / KBOS) AIRBUS A330-300 Delta Air Lines N821NW - 05.55 DL 132 Detroit Metropolitan Wayne Cou...

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by factsonly
Wed May 22, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches BLR in W19
Replies: 52
Views: 7530

KLM launches BLR in W19

KLM to launch AMS-BLR in W19 with 3x weekly B789 to replace loss of 9W on route. This in addition to the Skyteam carrier increasing: - AMS-BOM to 5x weekly B789/B772 - AMS-DEL with B744 daily and VS is launching LHR-BOM daily. AF/KL/DL/VS are trying to recover from the loss of 9W on their own terms....

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by factsonly
Sun May 19, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA axing LHR - LED & KBP
Replies: 38
Views: 8212

Re: BA axing LHR - LED & KBP

The UK - Russia market grew by 1% in 2018. If you analyse the data, you will see that Aeroflot is doing particularly well on LHR-SVO at the expense of British Airways on both LHR-DME and LHR-LED. Here are the traffic data for LHR-Russia for all 2018 and March 2019: HEATHROW - MOSCOW (DOMODEDOVO) = 2...

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by factsonly
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 611/612 AMS-ORD
Replies: 21
Views: 4984

Re: KLM 611/612 AMS-ORD

In the last two weeks KLM 611/612 has been operated with a mix of 744, 772 and 789 aircraft. This seems like an extremely inefficient use of crew resources. Alternating types and especially the one off 789 would cause needless deadheads and extended layovers. Is this the only way they can handle th...

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by factsonly
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019
Replies: 101
Views: 15149

Re: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019

FabDiva wrote:
KLM will be using B737s on some Amsterstam to Bristol flights from June (according to their adverts on Facebook)


- 16:40 AMS - BRS 16:55 KL1053 KLM B737-700 Mon-Fri
- 17:35 BRS - AMS 19:55 KL1054 KLM B737-700 Mon-Fri

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by factsonly
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 829
Views: 161127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

764: JFK-GRQ-DLH-JFK military charter (N830MH) First time visit to GRQ for both B764 and DL. GRQ - DLH = Groningen -> Duluth = Groningen Airport is in the Northern Netherlands. US Troops picked again after participation in NATO Frisian Flag at Leeuwarden Airbase. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16d...

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by factsonly
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 25422

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2019

SJOtoLIR wrote:

It's amazing how KL will be flying the 788 on SJO-LIR, which is barely a 87 nm route.



Make that 4x weekly B789 AMS-SJO-LIR-AMS in W19.

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by factsonly
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Starting AMS-SJO-LIR Service in October 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 4819

Re: KLM launches LIR

Apparently they can't fill the seats against proper revenue to SJO. A not entirely unexpected 'tongue in cheek' LH Group response :stirthepot: Considering that KLM will increase frequency from 3x weekly AMS-SJO-AMS to 4x weekly AMS-SJO-LIR-AMS, your point that KLM can't fill seats is unlikely to be...

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by factsonly
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019
Replies: 101
Views: 15149

Re: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019

Breathe wrote:
KLM increasing flights to INV in the summer:



KLM continued to do well at both ABZ and INV in 2018, following the departure of LH from ABZ:

- AMS - ABZ v.v. full year 291.000 pax +11%
- AMS - INV v.v. full year 81.047 pax +8%

Total on LHR - INV were 97.591 pax.

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by factsonly
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1653
Views: 206184

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

tlecam wrote:
KLM starts on Sunday, 3/31!


Inaugural KLM service to Boston:

- arr. 6.30pm KL 617 Boston (BOS / KBOS) AIRBUS A330-300 KLM - PH-AKA

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by factsonly
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European Aviation Market: Total Disaster
Replies: 112
Views: 15233

Re: European Aviation Market: Total Disaster

You forgot Aloha. And it's the same week... Aloha: March 30, 2008 (Sunday) Champion: March 31, 2008 (Monday) ATA: April 3, 2008 (Thursday) Skybus: April 5, 2008 (Saturday) There is a simple explanation for the correlation in timing of these airline failures. Companies often fail at the end of winte...

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by factsonly
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders
Replies: 165
Views: 37752

Re: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders

Today, March 28th, 2019 KLM took delivery of its latest B737-800 PH-BCH (ln 7472) new from the Boeing factories. The aircraft may have made a record delivery flight as it flew NON-STOP from BFI -> AMS a distance of 4.881 miles in 9,5 hours. The flight was planned to operate BFI-GLA-AMS, but re-clear...

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by factsonly
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350
Replies: 59
Views: 9557

Re: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350

Is there that much excessive premium demand for the ATL-AMS nonstop? Because I am sure DL will charge a hefty surcharge to fly in the new A350 suites. 1. DL/KL set their ATL-AMS Business Class fees in a Joint Venture, irrespective of the airline operating or the seating. It is based on the fare buc...

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