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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CargoJet - How are they doing during the Pandemic?
Replies: 16
Views: 2534

Re: CargoJet - How are they doing during the Pandemic?

I'm not sure whether it's specific at these Pandemic times, but I notice that since a while their CVG-GDL-QRO-GDL-CVG flights (982/981) are operated by AeroUnion and their A306s.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did people really fly all the way on flights like this?
Replies: 68
Views: 15387

Re: Did people really fly all the way on flights like this?

Perhaps was it already mentionned but European airlines then also flew to the Far East by heading west through ANC, like ZRH-ANC-NRT

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European Aviation plans to have a fleet of A340 cargo
Replies: 36
Views: 6019

European Aviation plans to have a fleet of A340 cargo

By the end of the year they plan to have 10 -600s converted to freighter, however no large cargo door will be installed. Its founder is also "confident that demand for cargo flights will continue to outpace supply even as passenger flights resume." Stoddart says that with the seats removed...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair plan to resume service to ABJ and YUL July 16.
Replies: 2
Views: 564

Re: Corsair plan to resume service to ABJ and YUL July 16.

Absolutely gutted about the old [and tech-prone] 747s leaving the fleet, but hey, they were on borrowed time really.... On the other hand very happy to see them slowly resuming service. They are a pretty good company I find, and I enjoyed my flight with them some time ago. The 747s fate was decided...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 109
Views: 23045

Re: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread - 2020

C-GOFW is listed as a A330E, not a X version. Will this be the first A330 enhanced for AC? I think the A330Es have the higher MTW and the moving map display. https://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/Air%20Canada-planed-a330.htm KrisYYZ First, the "moving map", you mean on the IFE systems? That...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 109
Views: 23045

Re: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread - 2020

junyou wrote:
C-GEGP FIN#942 has been ferried back to Vancouver. Presumably aircraft has completed cabin reconfiguration works.


Not sure of that since it's about to depart YVR for BFM.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s
Replies: 77
Views: 10235

Re: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s

Very interesting, including that Ireland service with an A300... Could it do it nonstop? Just barely. AA flew JFK/BOS - London right after 9/11 briefly with A300's and I remember them having issues Westbound of course. If AA had issues Westbound, PA would have had to stop somewhere on the east coas...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat took delivery of another A321LR...
Replies: 5
Views: 2154

Re: Air Transat took delivery of another A321LR...

oldannyboy wrote:
but but but...


I know, same here.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 38543

Re: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020

https://mobile.twitter.com/SpaethFlies/ ... 6583531524


It's really not surprising with the ongoing switch to 777F and the probable return of belly capacity on regular passenger flights.
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Ishrion wrote:
Now reiterated by Lufthansa’s CEO - all MD-11s will be retired by the end of this year:

https://mobile.twitter.com/SpaethFlies/ ... 6583531524


It's really not surprising with the ongoing switch to 777F and the probable return of belly capacity on regular passenger flights.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 110
Views: 14271

Re: United DC-10's

millionsofmiles wrote:
PF, PG, PH were only short-term (83-87) additions to the fleet and not permanent members.


Yes, I know hence why I said they were leased during the mid-80s.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions regarding MTV's Fly2K DC-10
Replies: 2
Views: 910

Re: Questions regarding MTV's Fly2K DC-10

MO11 wrote:


Thanks, so it was different than what I had imagined.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s
Replies: 77
Views: 10235

Re: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s

From the June 1985 issue of Pan Am Clipper: - A310-200s entered service June 1st, Berlin-Frankfurt - Four initial A310-200s were leased aircraft - Pan Am-Airbus Industrie contract for 12 A310-300 and 16 A320 signed May 30th (1985). - Is mentioned that the contract represented a keystone in the futu...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which all-white A330 seen parked at YUL on a video?
Replies: 3
Views: 1209

Re: Which all-white A330 seen parked at YUL on a video?

AECM wrote:
That bird is CS-TQP, A332


Indeed, 9H-AGU is no longer with Hi Fly.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda A330 runs off runway
Replies: 17
Views: 6829

Re: Garuda A330 runs off runway

Aesma wrote:
Also what's with the placeholder looking text "BRAND LOGO" ?


BRAND LOGO 1969 - 1985

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which all-white A330 seen parked at YUL on a video?
Replies: 3
Views: 1209

Which all-white A330 seen parked at YUL on a video?

https://youtu.be/JU-PpOD0OAw?t=780
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It looks like to be a GE-powered -300, and was filmed June 18th by a local spotter.


https://youtu.be/JU-PpOD0OAw?t=780

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat took delivery of another A321LR...
Replies: 5
Views: 2154

Air Transat took delivery of another A321LR...

It's their fourth and is already at YUL after arriving from XFW about an hour ago. Three more are expected, of which two are manufactured and painted. They'll be useful to fill the A310 space or operate on flights that won't warrant an A330 yet. A321 -271NXLR 9419 C-GOIK Air Transat delivery 01jul20...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair plan to resume service to ABJ and YUL July 16.
Replies: 2
Views: 564

Corsair plan to resume service to ABJ and YUL July 16.

This comes after the airlines resumed service to French overseas territories during the last fortnight. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/292142/corsair-junejuly-2020-service-resumptions-as-of-29jun20/ However, JFK service that was scheduled to start in June has been postponed April ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC 10 configurations
Replies: 22
Views: 4248

Re: DC 10 configurations

tonyflyboi wrote:
did i read also that DC10 had underfloor galley like the L1011 Tristar?


Most of the DC-10-10s had it, except those delivered to CO, along with many DC-10-30s/-30CFs, i.e. Laker, National, Balair, ONA, TIA, WO, MP, Air Siam

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC 10 configurations
Replies: 22
Views: 4248

Re: DC 10 configurations

I also flew on a Sun Country DC-10 that was brutal I believe it was 3-4-3. I remember how odd it was to see that configuration on a DC-10 because on my many previous DC-10 flights I never seen that tight a seating. That was the configuration usually used by charter airlines, up to 380 seats in Y. S...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s
Replies: 77
Views: 10235

Re: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s

Wildlander wrote:
From (fading) memory, Delta only really wanted the PA Transatlantic route network and needed the A310s to operate it until such time as they could organise or grow their own fleet.


I remember the same but they still went to order nine more A310s, of the -325 variant.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 109
Views: 23045

Re: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread - 2020

https://www.instagram.com/p/CB168bUD-Cl ... t9xm78jdgo


Edit: Maybe I should add it entered service today.


C-GFUR has been ferried YMX-YUL and from the next day has been in service on transcontinental flights to YVR.
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MaxiAir wrote:
Some very nice pictures of the reconfigured frame:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CB168bUD-Cl ... t9xm78jdgo


Edit: Maybe I should add it entered service today.


C-GFUR has been ferried YMX-YUL and from the next day has been in service on transcontinental flights to YVR.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s
Replies: 77
Views: 10235

Re: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s

On a side note: why was Delta not interested in the A300 fleet? Too close to the 767-300A? Would have complemented the A310 fleet well. Maybe the leases were too expensive? On one hand, what would it have added for DL to have another type to its fleet (just 13), on the other, perhaps was it determi...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s
Replies: 77
Views: 10235

Re: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s

I think both the -200s and -300s flew TATL ultimately. You're right that JFK-HAM, BRU, OSL (FBU) saw them, and the A310 also operated DTW-LHR, JFK-ZRH, and JFK-MXP (and FCO at times). There were I think 15 A313s and 16 A312s if I remember correctly. Not sure about the cabin interiors being configur...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions regarding MTV's Fly2K DC-10
Replies: 2
Views: 910

Questions regarding MTV's Fly2K DC-10

As I was browing through CP's DC-10s pictures I saw these two and couldn't actually remember how it was used. I know it's related to the Millenial bug, but where did it flew as such during these two days? Were there actually passengers on board partying?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 110
Views: 14271

Re: United DC-10's

millionsofmiles wrote:
The -30s were all second-hand and retained the lower galleys.


Except for the three -30ERs lsf CP during the mid-80s. They had the larger forward cargo door.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Air Canada to buy Air Transat
Replies: 390
Views: 71959

Re: Confirmed: Air Canada to buy Air Transat

https://www.ctvnews.ca/business/eu-susp ... -1.4991932
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"EU suspends probe into Air Canada-Transat deal pending more information"

https://www.ctvnews.ca/business/eu-susp ... -1.4991932

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PGL (LOT) cancels Condor Takeover
Replies: 135
Views: 19749

Re: Updated: PGL (LOT) cancels Condor Takeover

Two B 757-300 of Condor are on the way to Bangor currently....could it be a stopover on the way to, say, Marana or Victorville? Who knows more? https://www.flightradar24.com/CFG4656/24b9cba8 https://www.flightradar24.com/CFG4674/24b9c0e3 Indeed, they were heading to MZJ. Boeing 757 -3CQ 32241 960 D...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Air Canada's aircraft are being parked?
Replies: 181
Views: 33763

Re: Which Air Canada's aircraft are being parked?

Rouge 767s at MCI : C-FIYA / C-FMXC / C-GHLK / C-GHLU / C-GSCA / C-FMWP / C-FMWU / C-GBZR / C-GDUZ / C-GHPE / at MZJ : C-FMWQ / C-GHLV / C-GHPN / C-FMWV / C-FMWY / C-FXCA / C-GEOQ / C-GEOU / C-GHLQ / at SNN : C-GHLT / C-FIYE / C-FJZK / C-FMLV / C-FMLZ / at VQQ : C-GHLA at MCI : C-FIYA / C-FMWP / C-...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Rouge to eventually use A321's on TATL routes
Replies: 23
Views: 5495

Re: AC Rouge to use A321's on TATL routes this summer.

Could they do YYZ-GLA/MAN/DUB with a full load or just ex-YHZ routes ? Range-wise, the A321 could do it from YYZ, however are they ETOPS and are there any other reasons that could prevent it from flying nonstop? If so, are the pros of routing through YHZ instead of say YYT or KEF? Are you sure? Wes...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Rouge to eventually use A321's on TATL routes
Replies: 23
Views: 5495

Re: AC Rouge to use A321's on TATL routes this summer.

TC957 wrote:
Could they do YYZ-GLA/MAN/DUB with a full load or just ex-YHZ routes ?


Range-wise, the A321 could do it from YYZ, however are they ETOPS and are there any other reasons that could prevent it from flying nonstop? If so, are the pros of routing through YHZ instead of say YYT or KEF?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to World Airways?
Replies: 38
Views: 6763

Re: What happened to World Airways?

One of the worst aircraft ever was their MD11 configured with 409Y. The complaints we got on that one, oh my they were bad. Seat pitch was like 27" or 26" I think. Correct me if anyone knows better. Pitch was at 30, 31 & 32 depending on where in the cabin. The MD-11 could seat as many...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ACE Belgium to become Challenge Airlines
Replies: 3
Views: 967

ACE Belgium to become Challenge Airlines

The carrier was last year in a dispute over the ACE name with Alaska Central Express. https://www.aircargonews.net/airlines/freighter-operator/ace-belgium-freighters-to-change-name-to-challenge-airlines/ Hopefully they'll have some proper eurowhite livery then... ;) 5784495,5926295 https://www.plan...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 64
Views: 7409

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

Vancouver Y V R April 2020 & YTD Domestic : 42,738 -95,7% / 2,444,245 -35,9% International - Transborder : 5,933 -98,9% / 1,191,965 -41,8% - Asia Pacific : 16,824 -95,4% / 846,635 -43,1% - Europe : 2,182 -97,8% / 209,717 -36,2% - Misc. 1,053 -99% / 318,354 -26,4% Total Int'l: 25,992 -97,6% / 2,...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.
Replies: 19
Views: 4442

Re: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.

jamsco99 wrote:
now the only 747 s are yul are the occasional KLM or royal air maroc.


Sorry to tell you that, but now it's only in your mind since neither of AT or KL are still operating the 747.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.
Replies: 19
Views: 4442

Re: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.

Thanks for the post. I wasn’t aware that Corsair was one of the few airlines that operated all 747 models except the -8. Interesting. Yes, it's a little airline but in 27 years they managed to operate 23 different 747s with five different versions. https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Corsair Saw ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.
Replies: 19
Views: 4442

Re: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.

Aesma wrote:
Thanks.

Is there a way to find out which bird I flew in 2002 ? My only 747 flights so far.


Can't give you the exact one, but it's one of those: F-GSEA, F-GSEX, F-GSKY, F-GSUN or F-HJAK. All -300s and former SQ.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.
Replies: 19
Views: 4442

Re: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.

Nice. Thus ends a long chapter of Corsair's history



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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad AUH-SDQ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2285

Etihad AUH-SDQ?

https://www.flightradar24.com/ETD8203/24b3a7a3
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Flight EY8203 is on its way on the mentionned route. What could be the reason at this time of the pandemic?

https://www.flightradar24.com/ETD8203/24b3a7a3

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.
Replies: 19
Views: 4442

Re: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.

F-GTUI has just departed ORY

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Transatlantic Drawdown Time Line
Replies: 106
Views: 10720

Re: TWA Transatlantic Drawdown Time Line

I believe that in 1994 TWA launched new JFK-GVA-VIE & JFK-GVA-MUC services, and that same year cut out these three cities completely.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.
Replies: 19
Views: 4442

Re: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.

https://youtu.be/Obj8tb4OYfw

https://youtu.be/YeyhXlXBHW4

https://youtu.be/epPSDa3_jCU

https://youtu.be/Ex09v1nimRA
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Videos about these last flights...


https://youtu.be/Obj8tb4OYfw

https://youtu.be/YeyhXlXBHW4

https://youtu.be/epPSDa3_jCU

https://youtu.be/Ex09v1nimRA

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.
Replies: 19
Views: 4442

Re: Corsair 747 fly by over Kemble.

Last Tuesday, F-HSUN was also ferried to GBA. Now only F-GTUI remains to be ferried to its final place.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada S20 International network changes
Replies: 80
Views: 22039

Re: Air Canada S20 International network changes

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... f-10jun20/
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AC has revised its summer flight operations.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... f-10jun20/

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat to gradually resume flights from July 23rd
Replies: 17
Views: 3160

Re: Air Transat to gradually resume flights from July 23rd

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... july-2020/

Edit: on some of the French routes liste, TS will be alone this summer without any competition from AC.
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First day's cities are CDG, TLS, LGW and FLL.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... july-2020/

Edit: on some of the French routes liste, TS will be alone this summer without any competition from AC.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat to gradually resume flights from July 23rd
Replies: 17
Views: 3160

Air Transat to gradually resume flights from July 23rd

https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/17 ... air-canada
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From YUL and YYZ, flights to 13 European destinations will be proposed, along with five Sun destinations and an unknown number of domestic routes.



https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/17 ... air-canada

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Pan Am disappear?
Replies: 76
Views: 9684

Re: Why did Pan Am dissapeared?

Why was Pan AM so desperate to have a domestic network within the US, was not their international network not enough for them? I remember they were ( just in my opinion ) along with British Airways the largest international carriers in the world at the time just about any airport in the world you w...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia's DC10s
Replies: 29
Views: 5571

Re: Alitalia's DC10s

One of the miracles of AZ history is that it never lost an MD11 at Kai Tak ... they always seem to try very hard! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kbIFgbYfsw Yup, I remember seeing it back in 1999 on airdisaster.com shortly after hearing about the Mandarin MD-11 back flip. It surprised me that it d...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia's DC10s
Replies: 29
Views: 5571

Re: Alitalia's DC10s

eta unknown wrote:
Edit: at one point the AZ DC-10's did serve SYD/MEL.


Indeed, I brlieve it was during their first few years with AZ before the service was switched to the 747s sometimes during the second-half of the '70s.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 324
Views: 59191

Re: French routes news thread

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... g-changes/
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During the next few weeks, TN will operate three PPT-YVR-CDG and return flights.

First one departs tomorrow.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... g-changes/

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am - new/modified livery at the end?
Replies: 20
Views: 5235

Re: Pan Am - new/modified livery at the end?

jimmy9irons wrote:
Why did Pan Am change which aircraft were called Clippers? Surely once christened an aircraft should retain that name. Airlines today that name aircraft do not change the aircraft once named.


I believe Pan Am wasn't the only airline doing that.

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