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by Crosswind
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn´t Northwest order the 777?
Replies: 41
Views: 7654

Re: Why didn´t Northwest order the 777?

I have trawled back through the airliners.net archives to find a Northwest article on their selection of the A330. The A330-300/B777-200 analysis also explains US Airways' choice of the A330 over the B777 for their exclusively Trans-Atlantic long-haul network. All-in-all it's a very interesting arti...

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by Crosswind
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Successful first landing by passenger aircraft using Remote Towers on Norway
Replies: 30
Views: 6093

Re: Successful first landing by passenger aircraft using Remote Towers

pdp wrote:

LCY already has this, they run the tower from Swanwick (London Control).


The tower is still under construction. It’s definitely not in use.

Best Regards
CROSSWIND

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by Crosswind
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milan Linate closed Jul 27 - Oct 27 for construction
Replies: 18
Views: 5306

Re: Milan Linate closed Jul 27 - Oct 27 for construction

The closure is primarily to get the runway redone. The terminal refresh and support infrastructure is a multi-year project scheduled for 2021 completion. Project website: https://www.lacittachevola.it/en/new-linate.html Brilliant. Thanks for that. I had heard grand plans, but seems to make much mor...

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by Crosswind
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milan Linate closed Jul 27 - Oct 27 for construction
Replies: 18
Views: 5306

Re: Milan Linate closed Jul 27 - Oct 27 for construction

Does anyone have a link to the actual plans for Linate? Be very interested to see what they're planning to do in the next 3 months.

I'm also not at all confident this airport will re-open anywhere near the planned date!!

Best Regards
CROSSWIND

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by Crosswind
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG deciding between A220 and Embraer E2 for BA Cityflyer
Replies: 297
Views: 59315

Re: IAG deciding between A220 and Embraer E2 for BA Cityflyer

Larger varients will be a bit of an issue. Any British Airways flying, anywhere in the UK, in aircraft purchased or leased with 100 seats or more, will be flown by mainline BA pilots. Removing seats from an aircraft normally fitted with 100+ seats will not qualify (hence why the A318 is flown by ma...

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by Crosswind
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG deciding between A220 and Embraer E2 for BA Cityflyer
Replies: 297
Views: 59315

Re: IAG deciding between A220 and Embraer E2 for BA Cityflyer

But the E190 is certified to carry more than 98. Just BA fits less so that its under the clause. No. The E190SR aircraft that BA Cityflyer operate are certified to seat a maximum of 98 passengers. They couldn’t operate them otherwise. Which is why even second-hand aircraft have to be recertified as...

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by Crosswind
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA shelve First class to EWR using Air Belgium A340
Replies: 6
Views: 3973

Re: BA shelve First class to EWR using Air Belgium A340

The options are full refund, moved to alternative JFK/EWR flight, or downgrade and partial refund while retaining First benefits on the ground and points earning. They are moving the Air Belguim aircraft around the different routes in blocks, so that no single route has the aircraft for an extended ...

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by Crosswind
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to launch LHR-DMM daily from 01DEC
Replies: 19
Views: 4918

Re: BA to launch LHR-DMM daily from 01DEC

What's the reason for pilots not nightstopping in DMM like the cabin crew? Industrial agreements. On long-haul pilots don't do multi-sectors (when a long-haul sector is involved) so the short sectors are always operated as a muti-sector shuttle after taking required rest. The pilots will again take...

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by Crosswind
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: E175 vs E190 Reliability?
Replies: 36
Views: 4477

Re: E175 vs E190 Reliability?

I’m speaking now as a pilot with 1000+ hrs on the 134/145 series and 2000+ hrs on the 170/190 series. There are no particular issues with these aircraft. The 135/145 in 2 years I had no significant issues. Never had a flight cancelled due tech. Occasional electrical reset required. The 170/190 are q...

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by Crosswind
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 137039

Re: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

Link to the full BA press release with rendering of the A319 livery;
http://mediacentre.britishairways.com/pressrelease/details/86/2019-319/10770

Regards
CROSSWIND

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by Crosswind
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 137039

Re: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

They are not actually rectangles. The engine cowlings were meant to replicate the fuselage. The whole engine cowling should be white on the top and the blue cheatline should divide the white top from the silver (grey) underside. The engine cowlings were the fuselage colours in miniature. That’s nev...

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by Crosswind
Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 137039

Re: Rumor: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

Yes, we know they did a "farewell 757" retro paint job, but (a) they didn't do it very well and (b) BA had its own paintshop at Heathrow in those days - now they have to pay contractors to paint the plane for them, as the paintshop has been absorbed into the general mx facility. I’m not s...

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by Crosswind
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines @ JFK December 4, 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 3242

Re: Eastern Airlines @ JFK December 4, 2018

Eastern airlines, formerly known as Dynamic Airways, has occasional flights out of JFK to CCS (Caracas). There was one yesterday- look up flight 2D 6410. Obviously they use Terminal 1 as the billboard indicated. Note this is different than the Eastern revival that was doing charters with 737s in th...

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by Crosswind
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: RB211 Not Standard for Cargo Ops?
Replies: 6
Views: 1140

Re: RB211 Not Standard for Cargo Ops?

So it’s not that they’re not capable of hauling heavy loads but that most fleets of aircraft (that can use the RB211 as a power plant) don’t want the additional engine option? Is there no particular reason why Cargo carries don’t oftenly operate RB powered 747/757/767s? There are lots of RB211-powe...

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by Crosswind
Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA2036 passengers in three-day journey 'hell'
Replies: 75
Views: 17156

Re: BA2036 passengers in three-day journey 'hell'

Did anyone read the original story? I worked as Operations Control for a major airline before becoming a pilot and these stories boil my blood to some extent... The flight was delayed overnight in Orlando due to a technical defect with the aircraft. Could happen to any airline. Since nobody appears ...

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by Crosswind
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: On Some BA 747s: World Traveller Plus Located between First and Club World
Replies: 7
Views: 1663

Re: On Some BA 747s: World Traveller Plus Located between First and Club World

The slightly odd configuration came about when the 747 fleet was streamlined about 10 years ago. I believe the old versions of the B747-400 were; Low-J 38 Club World seats High-J 70 Club a World seats At the time the role of the 747 fleet was changing as B777 deliveries continued, with some of the l...

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by Crosswind
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA commencing LHR-KIX in 2019 Spring
Replies: 41
Views: 10141

Re: BA commencing LHR-KIX in 2019 Spring

Now Confirmed; BA Press Release Say 'Konnichiwa' to Osaka. We’re launching direct flights this summer to Japan’s second-biggest city. ​The four-per-week service on a 787-8 takes off from March 31, 2019 with flights departing from Terminal 5 and landing into Osaka’s Kansai International Airport. The ...

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by Crosswind
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did QF purchase two 747-400s from MH and one from OZ
Replies: 36
Views: 11422

Re: Why did QF purchase two 747-400s from MH and one from OZ

The three ugly sisters. I vaguely recall the MH bird maybe had a significant corrosion/cracking issue at one point. It was discovered that during a MH repaint a spatula had been used to scrape paint off near the tail and had caused a scratch, then being painted over incorrectly. I’ll try doing some...

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by Crosswind
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA commencing LHR-KIX in 2019 Spring
Replies: 41
Views: 10141

Re: BA commencing LHR-KIX in 2019 Spring

I think BA's network expansion over the last 5 years has been fairly balanced, adding routes across the long-haul network. This has included a mix of completely new destinations, together with places that haven't been served in a long time. There's a world of difference between a non-stop service be...

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by Crosswind
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The end of the poor BA catering? Do&Co won ten year tender!
Replies: 24
Views: 7030

Re: The end of the poor BA catering? Do&Co won ten year tender!

Outside of LHR-JFK, where BA seems to have hammered home the importance of high-quality food and attention to detail, I expect BA catering to follow the AA/UA model. Penny-pinching leadership and disinterested cabin crews never add up to quality catering. The new Club World catering was rolled out ...

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by Crosswind
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air bends a 767
Replies: 130
Views: 42540

Re: Atlas Air bends a 767

The 767 has a particular weakness in this area, after several similar landing accidents in the early 1990s, Boeing strengthened the structure in this area on new build aircraft beyond a certain line number. The accidents follow a very similar pattern; rapidly derotating the nose into the runway. It’...

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by Crosswind
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN news - 2018
Replies: 631
Views: 107292

Re: MAN news - 2018

'United possibly upgrading to B763 on EWR, which would make a welcome change from the usual retrenchment of American carriers (ORD looks to be a gonner).' United have desperately needed an upgrade on this route for years. It's very often overbooked in business and economy, plus it's rammed with rev...

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by Crosswind
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 777 retrofit, interesting twist
Replies: 77
Views: 12264

Re: DL 777 retrofit, interesting twist

You've got to give it to Delta, they just keep making moves that seem so consumer-oriented. It's amazing to see an airline that's making moves to increase passenger comfort, rather than degrade it, and cut costs *cough* BA *cough* BA was one of the last airlines to decide to make the change to 10 a...

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by Crosswind
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787-8 too many doors...why no overwing exits?
Replies: 6
Views: 3093

Re: 787-8 too many doors...why no overwing exits?

The maximum certified seating capacity of the 787-8 is 381. For this 8 Type A exits are required. https://www.easa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/dfu/TCDS%20EASA%20IM%20A%20115%20B787%20Iss%2021%20-%2009%20May%202018.pdf See page 19 of the EASA TCDS. The FAA one will be the same or similar. With all ...

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by Crosswind
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no direct flights between Liverpool and London?
Replies: 52
Views: 7546

Re: Why no direct flights between Liverpool and London?

There are no flights from LPL - LHR because British Midland gave up on the city and moved the route to Manchester, using the Liverpool flight numbers, pure and simple. It was a complete betrayal of a large and loyal following in the Merseyside catchment area. Michael Bishop was obsessed with compet...

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by Crosswind
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS to lease 4 A332's to cover 789 downtime
Replies: 207
Views: 61712

Re: VS to lease 4 A332's to cover 789 downtime

http://www.godsavethepoints.com/2018/06/08/virgin-atlantic-reveals-airbus-a330-200-cabins-upper-class/ https://blog.virginatlantic.com/virgin-atlantic-reveals-10m-investment-new-cabin-design-a330-200-aircraft/ Details have now emerged of the refurbishment plans for the -200's, including new Upper C...

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by Crosswind
Thu May 31, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS adds MAN-LAX nonstop for 2019.
Replies: 57
Views: 8375

Re: VS adds MAN-LAX nonstop for 2019.

The L-1011 flying was by British Airtours (along with 747 also). About a half dozen airlines have tried LAX-MAN over the years, none really last. The weekly charter flight routing LGW-MAN-BGR-LAX continued to be operated by Caledonian. As you said the 747 briefly operated in the late 1980s, and a f...

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by Crosswind
Thu May 31, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS adds MAN-LAX nonstop for 2019.
Replies: 57
Views: 8375

Re: VS adds MAN-LAX nonstop for 2019.

I can't remember exactly when British Airways originally started Manchester to Los Angeles but the route was initially flown with L1011-500 which were later replaced by the B767-300ER. MAN-LAX was always the B767 with BA. Started Summer 1993 and ended before the start of the Summer 1995 season. 5 t...

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by Crosswind
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian AOC / Transatlantic flights / Crews bases
Replies: 16
Views: 3051

Re: Norwegian AOC / Transatlantic flights / Crews bases

The Gatwick based B787s are flown under DY/NAX "NorShuttle" to the US and DI/NRS "RedNose" to EZE and SIN. Most are G-, around two are currently LN- The Scandi 787 fleet use DY/NAX at least to the US. There is some order coming, all the remaining LGW long-haul routes move to Nor...

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by Crosswind
Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reports of crash in Kathmandu, Nepal
Replies: 103
Views: 28405

Re: Reports of crash in Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu doesn’t have an ILS because the 3 degree glide slope would go through a mountain. Fairly fundamental reason why they don’t have one. The VOR 02 approach starts at 5.3 degrees, and only transitions to 3 degrees for the final segment. There is also an RNP approach for 02. The approach is in ...

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by Crosswind
Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't SAS order the Boeing 777 ?
Replies: 22
Views: 7200

Re: Why didn't SAS order the Boeing 777 ?

Concern over the slightly larger size of the 777 at the time, you have to remember at the time of the orders there was an Asian economic crisis... a major market for SAS. Flight Global article on the decision; https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/sas-opts-for-a330a340s-but-order-awaits-cost-cu...

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by Crosswind
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries begins LCY ops
Replies: 42
Views: 11585

Re: CSeries begins LCY ops

It's been a little while since I've been through LCY (mainly because the airport annoys me now more than LHR does) - but LCY's seating has become mostly part of overpriced restaurants whereas before it was plushy chairs - you used to always find one whereas LCY has become a mad house. Presumably yo...

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by Crosswind
Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Moscow, what happened to the 747 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1653

Re: BA Moscow, what happened to the 747 ?

BA are still offering 3 daily flights to Moscow; 2 on A321 with Club World/Economy. 1 on B772/B789 offering the long-haul 4-class cabin including First. The Russian economy has declined, as has the UK economy, plus don't forget BA have retired quite a few 747s in the last couple of years. Regards CR...

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by Crosswind
Mon Jul 04, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH vs. BA: The Economics of SJC
Replies: 9
Views: 3243

Re: LH vs. BA: The Economics of SJC

Both LH and BA have recently inaugurated service to SJC from Europe, FRA and LHR, respectively. LH is using an older AC, the A343. BA is using a newer AC, the B789. The distance between FRA/LHR and SJC is similar at roughly 5500 sm with LHR being closer by around 300 sm. Just for giggles, I compare...

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by Crosswind
Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World oldest charter airline?
Replies: 15
Views: 3251

Re: World oldest charter airline?

Thomsonfly, previously known as Britannia between 1964 & 2005, was originally founded as Euravia in 1961. Thomsonfly was only used as a brand from 2004 to 2008. When the company merged with First Choice Airways, it became known as Thomson Airways. The last aircraft was repainted into the new li...

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by Crosswind
Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA Club World Seat Design Leaks Out
Replies: 43
Views: 18370

RE: New BA Club World Seat Design Leaks Out

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ClassicLover" class="quote" target="_blank">ClassicLover</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>I'm interesting to see what the ...

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by Crosswind
Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA Club World Seat Design Leaks Out
Replies: 43
Views: 18370

RE: New BA Club World Seat Design Leaks Out

I always thought this was going to be the new Club World cabin when it was published as a result of the patent application over a year ago. <a href="http://thedesignair.net/2015/03/04/british-airways-are-keeping-us-guessing/" target="_blank">The Designair - British Airways are keeping us guessing</a...

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by Crosswind
Fri Jun 03, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Thomson 787 At Bristol Airport (EGGD)
Replies: 5
Views: 3443

RE: Thomson 787 At Bristol Airport (EGGD)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/virginson937" class="quote" target="_blank">virginson937</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>My apologies if this is dis...

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by Crosswind
Tue May 31, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook MAN-BOS
Replies: 3
Views: 1543

RE: Thomas Cook MAN-BOS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/chrisnh" class="quote" target="_blank">chrisnh</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Is it only possible for UK citizens t...

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by Crosswind
Wed May 25, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Off To A Good Start At STN
Replies: 40
Views: 13361

RE: BA Off To A Good Start At STN

I looked at a seat on the 28th about a month ago, just for curiosity. There was 1 seat left in economy, which was £530 one- way, Club had no seats available. On the same day there were still seats out of Gatwick for £280. Someone booked that last very expensive seat from Stansted. Don't get me wrong...

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by Crosswind
Wed May 25, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CityJet Receives First Sukhoi Superjet 100
Replies: 37
Views: 20613

RE: CityJet Receives First Sukhoi Superjet 100

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seansasLCY" class="quote" target="_blank">seansasLCY</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>I can't wait for the <acronym title=...

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by Crosswind
Sat May 07, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West 747's
Replies: 36
Views: 12209

RE: America West 747's

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Acquiring those 747s was probably ...

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by Crosswind
Fri May 06, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gogo Wifi For BA Longhaul Fleet
Replies: 28
Views: 6440

RE: Gogo Wifi For BA Longhaul Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/skipness1E" class="quote" target="_blank">skipness1E</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>I am not a fan of those huge wifi bo...

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by Crosswind
Thu May 05, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gogo Wifi For BA Longhaul Fleet
Replies: 28
Views: 6440

RE: Gogo Wifi For BA Longhaul Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Finally. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</...

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by Crosswind
Wed May 04, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways New A380 Route - Guangzhou, China
Replies: 4
Views: 2939

RE: Qatar Airways New A380 Route - Guangzhou, China

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/smi0006" class="quote" target="_blank">smi0006</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I'm surprised <acronym title="Qatar Airways"...

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by Crosswind
Mon May 02, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latam Launches New Livery
Replies: 39
Views: 9597

RE: Latam Launches New Livery

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/winterlight" class="quote" target="_blank">winterlight</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>The already dodgy livery is now fu...

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by Crosswind
Fri Apr 15, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson 787 At STN Today
Replies: 4
Views: 2672

RE: Thomson 787 At STN Today

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Gazdon121" class="quote" target="_blank">Gazdon121</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Does <acronym title="London - Stansted (...

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by Crosswind
Wed Apr 13, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Flight Cancelled As Crew Rest Was Disturbed
Replies: 27
Views: 18868

RE: BA Flight Cancelled As Crew Rest Was Disturbed

Amsterdam airport (and associated hotels) were evacuated for several hours in the middle of the night due to a security alert. <a href="http://www.euronews.com/2016/04/12/amsterdam-s-schiphol-airport-evacuated-due-to-security-alert-1-person-arrested/" target="_blank">http://www.euronews.com/2016/04/...

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by Crosswind
Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Routes From LGW
Replies: 12
Views: 4135

RE: Virgin Atlantic Routes From LGW

In 1989 Virgin Atlantic still only flew from Gatwick, quote from a Flight International article from that year; <i>As 1989 witnessed the winding up of Virgin's short-haul operations, there was significant expansion on the long-haul front. The existing two finance-leased 747s already operate from Gat...

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by Crosswind
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/16: Dreams Of Flight
Replies: 211
Views: 23933

RE: Irish 4/16: Dreams Of Flight

It's the E190 that sits in Dublin at the weekend due <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym> closure. Last summer it operated a single <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>-<acronym title="Menorca (- Mahon) (MAH / LEMH), Spain">...

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