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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2266

Re: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread

xwb777 wrote:
Emirates
Dubai – Toronto 5 weekly A380 flights from 28MAR21.


Then this will be for Northern Summer schedule not Winter.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 1145
Views: 86363

Re: AC to resume YVR-SYD flights Dec '20

RyanairGuru wrote:
No typo. Having crossed the date line the aircraft arrives in SYD two days after leaving YVR. is passenger focussed, which I really can't see working given the current restrictions on entering Australia.


Oh yes, there's that. Thanks.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 1145
Views: 86363

AC to resume YVR-SYD flights Dec '20

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -dec-2020/
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So far 3x weekly until Jan. 10, '21. Good to see such route return. I wonder if there's a typo on the days of departure from SYD on the linked post?

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

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2266

Re: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread

hollywoodcory wrote:

Additional KLM NW20:

AMS-YYZ 9x weekly B77W/772/789


Interesting how strong YYZ remains for KLM compared to other markets.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WestJet Suspending YQB, YFC, YQM, YYG & YQY and Significantly Reducing YHZ & YYT
Replies: 49
Views: 5012

Re: WestJet Suspending YQB, YFC, YQM, YYG & YQY and Significantly Reducing YHZ & YYT

All in all, not really a big surprise. We'll see when post.civid will be.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2266

NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread

Besides having threads related to Canadian carriers, I propose we have a dedicated thread for carriers from afar serving Canada. Lufthansa Nov 2020: - Frankfurt – Toronto 1 daily A330-300/340-300 - Frankfurt – Vancouver 5 weekly A330-300 https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/294348/lufth...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunwing to resume flights in November
Replies: 8
Views: 1996

Re: Sunwing to resume flights in November

raylee67 wrote:
For people who spend every winter in those sun destinations, the 14-day quarantine would not be an issue, since they are going for 6 months anyway.


I was thinking about thoses who only travel south for a couple of weeks.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transat flights TS80XX
Replies: 1
Views: 1172

Transat flights TS80XX

Are these ad-hoc flights for agricultural worker?

Last Tuesday there was TS8021 YUL-GUA with an A332 and today TS8051 YUL-MEX with an A333.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunwing to resume flights in November
Replies: 8
Views: 1996

Sunwing to resume flights in November

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... perations/
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It'll be out of YUL and YYZ with 3 and 4 sun destinations respectively. I guess this long winter will feel even longer this year. How many will be able to get a sun break?

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... perations/

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Launches A321neoLR YUL-ATH
Replies: 21
Views: 5452

Re: Air Transat Launches A321neoLR YUL-ATH

One can hardly talk about launch when in fact, as written on the linked post: "Air Transat in late-October 2020 schedules one-time service to Greece". New user here, I’m not sure how to change the title of the thread, but let’s get technical After posting, you have 30 minutes during which...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Launches A321neoLR YUL-ATH
Replies: 21
Views: 5452

Re: Air Transat Launches A321neoLR YUL-ATH

One can hardly talk about launch when in fact, as written on the linked post: "Air Transat in late-October 2020 schedules one-time service to Greece".

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Scrap Four, Sell Three, and Store Nine 757-200s
Replies: 56
Views: 17114

Re: Icelandair To Scrap Four, Sell Three, and Store Nine 757-200s

https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Icelandair
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PM wrote:
They have 25 757-200s? I had no idea it was so many.


Plus two cargo: https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Icelandair

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 132
Views: 30974

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



This one has been moved.

A330 -343 1156 C-GKUH Air Canada ferried 08oct20 MZJ-RFD ex 9V-STR

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Scrap Four, Sell Three, and Store Nine 757-200s
Replies: 56
Views: 17114

Re: Icelandair To Scrap Four, Sell Three, and Store Nine 757-200s

Four 757-200s will be scrapped: https://www.visir.is/g/20202022150d/fjorar-boeing-757-thotur-icelandair-sendar-i-nidurrif-a-naestu-vikum Fish of Iceland, rejoice! Are those ex-AA birds? If so, they would be incredibly high up in utilization. I cannot imagine there is much life left on the scrapped ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about that L1011 prototype photo
Replies: 23
Views: 6213

Re: Questions about that L1011 prototype photo

BOAC never ordered the Tristar; BEA did, and was among the early customers, IIRC, along with Court Airlines. Suprised not to see any of these logos. BEA had a demo plane along with Eastern! . Yup that’s right. BEA and the eastern combo paint job. I remember. The court and BEA logos were on some pho...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 572
Views: 62642

Re: TAP Portugal LIS-ZAZ-YYZ twice weekly

Where did you get that from?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about that L1011 prototype photo
Replies: 23
Views: 6213

Re: Questions about that L1011 prototype photo

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3317/329 ... 365a_o.jpg

AIr Holding, AFC Air Finance & Haas-Turner.



filipinoavgeek wrote:
Speaking of the prototype, what happened to it after finishing test and certification flights?


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I believe I've found the answer, based on a diecast picture: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3317/329 ... 365a_o.jpg

AIr Holding, AFC Air Finance & Haas-Turner.



filipinoavgeek wrote:
Speaking of the prototype, what happened to it after finishing test and certification flights?


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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about that L1011 prototype photo
Replies: 23
Views: 6213

Re: Questions about that L1011 prototype photo

Air Jamaica had an order for 2 that were cancelled in March 1972: https://www.nytimes.com/1972/03/23/archives/air-jamaica-cancels-order-for-two-lockheed-tristars.html The logo to the right of JM is Air Holdings who had 50 on order. They were a British leasing/export company, not an airline. It's in...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 1145
Views: 86363

Re: Air Canada NS21 International service changes

Both YUL and YYZ to ATH were operated 9x weekly on 282-seat 767s before the pandemic, they'll have no problem filling daily 450 seaters on the routes, especially with the large VFR traffic to Greece. 9x 282 = 2538 7x 450 = 3150 With what's planned for next year, if it really happens, that's a growt...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific DC10 order
Replies: 32
Views: 8936

Re: Cathay Pacific DC10 order

Apart from 2 that came directly from the factory (HHK/HHL) are -100, all the other were -1, -100 only managed to do Sydney with serious payload restrictions and was pulled away from the route soon after. I just did a quick search about CX L10s and indeed, besides the two brand new -100s delivered i...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about that L1011 prototype photo
Replies: 23
Views: 6213

Questions about that L1011 prototype photo

http://jonproctor.net/wp-content/upload ... 11-1-1.jpg
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Did Air Jamaica really order the Tristar? Whose's logos are these between JM and PSA?

http://jonproctor.net/wp-content/upload ... 11-1-1.jpg

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 1145
Views: 86363

Air Canada NS21 International service changes

If these changes will indeed happen next summer, ATH and CMN will get quite a boost in capacity. -Montreal – Casablanca eff 15JUN21 450-seater 777-300ER replaces A330-300, 1 daily -Montreal – Athens rouge 767 replaced by following 01MAY21 – 31MAY21 4 weekly 787-9 eff 01JUN21 1 daily 450-seater 777-3...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat revenues drop by 99%, with 2,000 layoffs expected
Replies: 32
Views: 11255

Re: Air Transat revenues drop by 99%, with 2,000 layoffs expected

tribird1011 wrote:
As for the 200's, these are most likely not returning (not confirmed) -- GTSI / GTSR / GGTS / GTSN / GUBD


First retirement confirmed.

A330 -243 427 C-GTSI Air Transat ferried 05oct20 YUL-MZJ on return to lessor ex OK-GBB

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did’t TWA order the L-1011-500?
Replies: 20
Views: 3734

Re: Why did’t TWA order the L-1011-500?

Were any 742 aircraft ordered new directly from Boeing? I thought all of TWA’s - 200 series were acquired used from other carriers No -200s were ever received new for TW. During the mid-80s they acquired two TP, two SR and one OA. Only ten years later did they add two more 1971-manufactured -200s.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific DC10 order
Replies: 32
Views: 8936

Re: Cathay Pacific DC10 order

FlyCaledonian wrote: EA purchased DC-10s for its TATL routes from Miami rather than upgrade any of its TrisStars. Perhaps was it more cost-effective instead of the expensive conversion. If EA was already part of Texas Air, maintenance and training could have beenshared with CO, not sure though. FlyC...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat revenues drop by 99%, with 2,000 layoffs expected
Replies: 32
Views: 11255

Re: Air Transat revenues drop by 99%, with 2,000 layoffs expected

tribird1011 wrote:
But between now and then (whenever that is) who knows what will happen...

Strange times!!


Very true. Will the acquision be done or not, and if no, what's next?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific DC10 order
Replies: 32
Views: 8936

Re: Cathay Pacific DC10 order

The -250 upgrade was available to all frames from 1052 upwards, although anything other than a -200 (fitted with RB211-524B engines) required a full re-engine (from the RB211-22B of the -1/-100 to the RB211-524BI). The engines, lengthened wing, active-load-control ailerons and other system upgrades...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did’t TWA order the L-1011-500?
Replies: 20
Views: 3734

Re: Why did’t TWA order the L-1011-500?

There was an interesting piece on this last year, it all came down to money. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1425441 Oh yes, I had forgotten about that one. TWA operated a total of around 35 L1011s in its lifetime. One was involved in an accident at JFK in August 1992, operating TWA...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific DC10 order
Replies: 32
Views: 8936

Re: Cathay Pacific DC10 order

But it fits with the fact that was mentioned up thread, that the DC-10-30 just was more versatile than any L1011 variant. It seems Lockheed really made an outsize competitive error by not engineering more room for growth into the L1011. I don't recall whether CX only had -1s or some -100s, however,...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did’t TWA order the L-1011-500?
Replies: 20
Views: 3734

Re: Why did’t TWA order the L-1011-500?

I always wondered why TWA never ordered the L-1011-500. At the end of the 70’s they only had 707 and 747 in fleet . The 747 was way to big for Athens and Rome in the winter and could have been flown by the L15. Any ideas ? You are missing something here. TWA, at the end of the '70s, had a large fle...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific DC10 order
Replies: 32
Views: 8936

Re: Cathay Pacific DC10 order

Max Q wrote:
That looks outstanding actually

Thanks for that


FlyHossD wrote:
Very nice - well done, actually.



Just in case, since I forgot to mention it in my post, the drawing I posted above is not my work. I only found it online and linked it here. It looks oustanding, indeed.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific DC10 order
Replies: 32
Views: 8936

Re: Cathay Pacific DC10 order

Anyway, a story I thought worth mentioning as I don’t think many people knew it and I’m curious to see if anyone can photo shop a Cathay DC10 ? It's not completely unfamiliar to me, but I couldn't give much detail since I head/read about it last century. http://flyingwithfish.boardingarea.com/wp-co...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat revenues drop by 99%, with 2,000 layoffs expected
Replies: 32
Views: 11255

Re: Air Transat revenues drop by 99%, with 2,000 layoffs expected

Air Transat is a strong company, very strong and never doubted this company " The fact that in pre-Covid times they were loosing money and struggling to the point of considering a buy-out by AC don't really say they are that strong. For travellers, espicially in QUébec, they may well be respec...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LH Cargo considers prolonging lifespan of MD-11F's
Replies: 170
Views: 51658

Re: Updated: LH Cargo considers prolonging lifespan of MD-11F's

Lufthansa's CEO says three MD-11s will stay until early summer 2021: https://twitter.com/SpaethFlies/status/1305859282223738880 That doesn't add up. He says they will keep 3 and phase out 6 soon. They only have 6 active MD-11s: D-ALCA, D-ALCB, D-ALCC, D-ALCD, D-ALCI, and D-ALCK. "Lufthansa Car...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Malaysia have to lease MD-11s during the 1990s?
Replies: 9
Views: 3302

Re: Why did Malaysia had to lease MD-11s during the 1990s?

filipinoavgeek wrote:
PR also leased some MD-11s from World around that time, but I'm not sure if it was related to MH doing the same.


I remember that. PR leased amongst others the two MD-11ER with which they were able to operate MNL-YVL-EWR & MNL-LAX.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Malaysia have to lease MD-11s during the 1990s?
Replies: 9
Views: 3302

Why did Malaysia have to lease MD-11s during the 1990s?

6175237 I'm talking about the three passenger aircraft they leased from World Airways for a duration ranging between 18 and 24 months. Were they short on capacity or were they leased to launch new routes? N271WA Jun 1995 - Jul 1997 N272WA Nov 1996 - May 1998 N273WA Oct 1994 - May 1995 https://www.p...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat revenues drop by 99%, with 2,000 layoffs expected
Replies: 32
Views: 11255

Re: Air Transat revenues drop by 99%, with 2,000 layoffs expected

abrelosojos wrote:
What is TS flying right now?

Saludos,
Alex


A21N. Whatever the future has in store for TS, I don't how many of their 20 A330s will return to service, especially the -300s.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British operators of the DC-10
Replies: 72
Views: 7962

Re: British operators of the DC-10

Has there ever been a British registered MD-11? Or is this the closet we ever got? None, despite the fact three UK airlines could have had the type in their respective fleet, i.e. BCal, BA and Air Europe. Don't think there's ever been a G- registered MD-11, but Monarch got closer than Air Europe wh...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British operators of the DC-10
Replies: 72
Views: 7962

Re: British operators of the DC-10

JannEejit wrote:
It never even wore the new colours as a complete aircraft, did it ?


I guess this answers your question.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British operators of the DC-10
Replies: 72
Views: 7962

Re: British operators of the DC-10

eta unknown wrote:
THY operated the series 10.


I believe they were part of the Mitsui/ANA failed deal, along the first two Laker's.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British operators of the DC-10
Replies: 72
Views: 7962

Re: British operators of the DC-10

https://youtu.be/8oFaViSH-f0

https://youtu.be/NWDYFBuxR_o

https://youtu.be/JmP616bOElY
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Can't believe it's already more than ten years since I first watched these videos :frown: :

https://youtu.be/8oFaViSH-f0

https://youtu.be/NWDYFBuxR_o

https://youtu.be/JmP616bOElY

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 290
Views: 51820

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2020

https://swiss.newsmarket.com/english/pr ... 693b2d1297
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Swiss CEO Thomas Klühr will step down at the end of the year.

https://swiss.newsmarket.com/english/pr ... 693b2d1297

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British operators of the DC-10
Replies: 72
Views: 7962

Re: British operators of the DC-10

G-BELO / G-GCAL with an interlude in the U.S. in between & former N101AA / N10DC #2



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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British operators of the DC-10
Replies: 72
Views: 7962

Re: British operators of the DC-10

Similar to L-1011 N1031L (later N301EA) that never flew for TWA, that was a AA DC-10 that never flew for AA. I assume for airshow purposes? Apparently, it's because Ship One had finished its test program while Ship Two was still doing autoland trials that MDC signed an agreement with AA to refurbis...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British operators of the DC-10
Replies: 72
Views: 7962

Re: British operators of the DC-10

MyTravel / Airtours G-TDTW 2339717,5232331 former OY-CNY / SE-DHY / N909WA 2576503,5922341,1039445 G-TAOS 2554684,4216659 former OY-CNU / OY-DHU / N914WA 1496538,1339181,2090110 G-DPSP 0721836,1235213 former OY-CNS / SE-DHS / N913WA 4141955,2613612,0782653 G-BYDA former XA-SYE / F-GGMZ / C-GFHX / 9V...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British operators of the DC-10
Replies: 72
Views: 7962

Re: British operators of the DC-10

These were the 10s flown by KT over the years.





Two moved to the new airline.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British operators of the DC-10
Replies: 72
Views: 7962

Re: British operators of the DC-10

Which was the destinations where BCAL DC 10-10 were used ? Where Laker used to send them in Europe. Out of the six DC-10-10s delivered to Laker, the last two, received in 1979, got a colourful UK life between then and 1990. G-GFAL / G-BJZD 1288724,0280186,0818138 0434293,0181075,0051218 G-GSKY / G-...

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