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by hailstone
Fri May 27, 2022 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1299
Views: 248078

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

@ Tugmaster - indeed not good, considering that they have a 7 strong fleet (even though three of those had not flown for a week as of yesterday); 4 x CGO NQZ BUD per week 3 x HFE NQZ LHR per week 4 x WUH NQZ BUD per week wondering if that really is China operating permit related, or if there is more...

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by hailstone
Fri May 27, 2022 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1299
Views: 248078

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

Aerotranscargo / F5 have suspended their OPS to/from China. Reason being that due to "technical issues in the administrative process" the China operating permit (CCAR-129) had expired. Should be fixed in a couple of weeks. Currently no ATG callsign aircraft visible on FR24 and last movemen...

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by hailstone
Tue Mar 15, 2022 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1299
Views: 248078

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

Looks like the Ukraine volume is supplanting some of the Asian volume at our favorite carriers. National has one ship in the air from DOV to Europe right now, and another recently arrived in DOV, presumably to load up for a similar mission. It's not necessarily all stuff going to Ukraine as the US ...

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by hailstone
Tue Mar 15, 2022 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1299
Views: 248078

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

4 x 734F of Cargo Logic Germany and 2 x 744F of Cargo Logic Air have not flown since FRI 11March....sitting at BUD, KTW, HEL, OSR, LAX and HHN German authorities have suspended operations of Cargologic Germany because of their Russian ownership. All 4 734 were operating for DHL. https://www.aerotel...

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by hailstone
Tue Mar 15, 2022 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1299
Views: 248078

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

4 x 734F of Cargo Logic Germany and 2 x 744F of Cargo Logic Air have not flown since FRI 11March....sitting at BUD, KTW, HEL, OSR, LAX and HHN

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by hailstone
Wed Mar 09, 2022 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1299
Views: 248078

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

zkojq - many thanks and much appreciated

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by hailstone
Wed Mar 09, 2022 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1299
Views: 248078

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

@ zkojq - great summary on Airbridge - with pretty much the whole fleet back in Russia (except for -BFE in HKG and -BIM, which I see as having done an LGG-SHJ as RU9409 on 11FEB). Do you have a source for the two U3 / Sky Gates having been re-registered on the Azerbaijani AOC ? I know they were look...

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by hailstone
Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas B744, PVG, Aug-5-2020: triple engine pod strike
Replies: 56
Views: 19700

Re: Atlas B744, PVG, Aug-5-2020: triple engine pod strike

N408MC has departed PVG for ANC as 5Y518 this morning. Anybody in the know if this is a ferry flight or if she is back in service ?

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by hailstone
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1319
Views: 385166

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

AKLRNO - yup, PH-CKA, PH-CKB or PH-CKC would be options

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by hailstone
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to Swap A330 with B737 on DUS-EWR
Replies: 18
Views: 6133

Re: Lufthansa to Swap A330 with B737 on DUS-EWR

it sure has the legs - Privatair operated a 737-700 (technically a BBJ) for KL on AMS-IAH with a blocktime of 11:20 - 44 lieflat C class seats. That was from 2005 until at least 2009; if I am not mistaken Privatair also operated SVG-IAH for SK at a given point in time

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by hailstone
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Olympics games
Replies: 64
Views: 2708

Re: Winter Olympics games

@ kiwirob
Sweden should also easily have beaten Germany, just like the Canadians should have - we will see what the final game brings

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by hailstone
Fri Oct 09, 2015 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Starliner Restoration
Replies: 32
Views: 10432

RE: Lufthansa Starliner Restoration

@ Reltney, do not know your source or how close the source is to the actual project. What I have been hearing is that given the current situation <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> are in, there are thoughts about slowing the project down (if not shelving it). The fact that there is n...

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by hailstone
Fri Jul 03, 2015 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Cargo Route Cuts
Replies: 13
Views: 10571

RE: Etihad Cargo Route Cuts

I was not aware that EY had ever operated CKG/ZUKK on a schedeled basis - when was that ?

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by hailstone
Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Immigration Lines At ORD?
Replies: 7
Views: 3034

RE: Immigration Lines At ORD?

there is an airport wait time "application" on the CBP webpage http://awt.cbp.gov/ - that may help

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by hailstone
Wed Jul 16, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germany's Ride Home
Replies: 134
Views: 35114

RE: Germany's Ride Home

are LH rubbing it in by having D-ABYI operating LH506 to GRU last night, or is this pure scheduling

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by hailstone
Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH IAH-FRA "Empty Flights"? Are There Others?
Replies: 39
Views: 19675

LH IAH-FRA "Empty Flights"? Are There Others?

was on KL662 from <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> to <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> on a wednesday in january and we were 68 pax in Y with total capacity of 233 (if not mistaken on a 747 co...

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by hailstone
Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site
Replies: 199
Views: 35662

RE: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site

"Neuland", PanHAM, "Neuland"

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by hailstone
Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site
Replies: 199
Views: 35662

RE: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site

@ PanHAM I guess that I am as old-fashioned as you are - and they certainly would have found enough Hanse cities to cover for even the wildest of fleet expansions. But now it will be "Good Day, USA", "Sawasdee-krap, Thailand", "Ni-hao, China", etc - Zeitgeist, as you call it... they could have done ...

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by hailstone
Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site
Replies: 199
Views: 35662

RE: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site

should be any moment now, before we OFFCIALLY get to know what D-ALFA will be named. Looking forward !

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by hailstone
Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could AF/KLM Fly A380s On Dense AMS-U.S Routes?
Replies: 34
Views: 15789

RE: Could AF/KLM Fly A380s On Dense AMS-U.S Routes?

LAXdude1023,
I would also hate to see the daily maindeck capacity disappear from IAH

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by hailstone
Sun Nov 03, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site
Replies: 199
Views: 35662

RE: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site

526, as much as I thought and I respect it.

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by hailstone
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site
Replies: 199
Views: 35662

RE: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site

and unless I dreamt it, the name had already been mentioned on this tread but subsequently edited / removed..... if it was what I saw (or dreamt) I can live with it and will wait until the unveiling ceremony.

[Edited 2013-11-03 09:37:08]

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by hailstone
Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site
Replies: 199
Views: 35662

RE: Lufthansa Cargo 777 Count-down Site

10 lucky people have been invited by <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>-cargo to go to <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> for the arrival as per below from the <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>-cargo facebook pa...

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by hailstone
Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 330-300 Routes To US
Replies: 19
Views: 8571

RE: KLM 330-300 Routes To US

is Houston not getting an additional 2 or 3 per week KLM frequency which will be operated with a 330 ?

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by hailstone
Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Piston Passenger Flights.
Replies: 56
Views: 16733

RE: Last Piston Passenger Flights.

from Lufthansa's "As Time Flies By":

31 March 1971
Provisional end of the propeller era at Lufthansa: The Vickers Vicount is withdrawn from service.

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by hailstone
Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scariest 747 Landing Ever - Video..gotta Love It!
Replies: 98
Views: 45275

RE: Scariest 747 Landing Ever - Video..gotta Love It!

didn't somebody once saythat a good landing is one that you walk away from, whereas a great landing is one where you can use the aircraft again ?

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by hailstone
Thu May 23, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Cargo Incident In ATL
Replies: 3
Views: 6949

RE: China Cargo Incident In ATL

should the subject not be called China Airlines Cargo as opposed to China Cargo ?

China Cargo would imply an alltogether different carrier, namely CK (the Cargo carrier of China Eastern / MU)

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by hailstone
Tue May 21, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: May 2013 - Dambusters 70th Anniversary
Replies: 23
Views: 7889

RE: May 2013 - Dambusters 70th Anniversary

GDB -- thanks for sharing that bit of info

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by hailstone
Tue May 21, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: May 2013 - Dambusters 70th Anniversary
Replies: 23
Views: 7889

RE: May 2013 - Dambusters 70th Anniversary

deleting the "whole time yards", as only the first two lines show up. sorry. bennett123 - I am not saying that the RAF did something wrong and am also not discussing as to who started WWII - of course bpmbs go astray, but in this case it was not bombs that went astray that killed civilians or forced...

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by hailstone
Tue May 21, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: May 2013 - Dambusters 70th Anniversary
Replies: 23
Views: 7889

RE: May 2013 - Dambusters 70th Anniversary

I applaud the feat of having been able to burst 2 out of three targetted dams against the defenses. Granted that this happened during <acronym title="bmibaby (United Kingdom)">WW</acronym> <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> - causing the loss of 56 aircrew and eight out of 1...

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by hailstone
Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1100th 777 Goes To ...
Replies: 19
Views: 17975

RE: 1100th 777 Goes To ...

who is slated to get the 1.111th ?

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by hailstone
Sun Dec 23, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway Excusion On Ice Runway With Gusty Winds
Replies: 16
Views: 8546

RE: Runway Excusion On Ice Runway With Gusty Winds

considering that the incident took place at the North Pole, should the runway not have been 18 ???

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by hailstone
Tue May 22, 2012 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Crew Rest Area
Replies: 15
Views: 8459

RE: LH Crew Rest Area

door 5 are on both sides (if you refer to left and right) - otherwise, doors 5L and 5R are at the back of a 747

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by hailstone
Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Retired 737 In Shanghai Suburb
Replies: 3
Views: 3211

RE: Retired 737 In Shanghai Suburb

at 31.154301 N, 121.482148 E near the the Shanghai Oriental Sports Centre - I believe that MU has some kind of a training facility there.

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by hailstone
Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: KLM For Sale?
Replies: 41
Views: 20625

RE: Rumor: KLM For Sale?

in absence of any quoted sources, this can only be an unfounded rumor - a bit like the one that AirBridgeCargo are closing down operations

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by hailstone
Fri Sep 10, 2010 3:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Most Flights To/from The Far East, LHR Or LAX?
Replies: 17
Views: 9437

RE: The Most Flights To/from The Far East, LHR Or

OK - I'll bite ex FRA and leave the other airports to somebody else BJS: CA 14/week + LH 7/week BKK: TG 14/week + LH 7/week CAN: LH 3/week HAN: VN 4/week HKG: LH 7/week + CX 7/week HKT: DE 2/week ICN: OZ 7/week + KE 7/week + LH 7/week KIX: LH 7/week KUL: MH 5/week NGO: LH 5/week NKG: LH 3/week PVG: ...

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by hailstone
Tue May 25, 2010 1:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Tracker For Europe?
Replies: 14
Views: 11307

RE: Flight Tracker For Europe?

http://www.heathrowcam.net/liveradar.php

is quite nice in as far as LHR is concerned

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by hailstone
Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Flights
Replies: 51
Views: 5484

RE: Shortest Flights

http://www.alanmoar.flyer.co.uk/orkney/Shortestflight/shortest.htm

58 seconds, 1 1/2 nautical miles

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by hailstone
Thu Sep 20, 2007 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Selling Three 777s
Replies: 95
Views: 22073

RE: Emirates Selling Three 777s

Freighter conversions for the Lufthansa / DHL outfit to be based in LEJ ??

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by hailstone
Wed Jun 27, 2007 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unusual Routes.
Replies: 124
Views: 14849

RE: Unusual Routes.

LH until recently flew <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acrony...

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by hailstone
Thu May 31, 2007 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: [email protected]
Replies: 2
Views: 1885

RE: [email protected]

un vol = a flight, but also a theft
la manche = the Channel, but also a sleeve

looks like blablafish.com failed .....

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by hailstone
Fri Mar 30, 2007 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tired Of LHR Vs LGW? How About ORY Vs CDG?
Replies: 30
Views: 5349

RE: Tired Of LHR Vs LGW? How About ORY Vs CDG?

but CDG does have a curfew until 0430 in the morning

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by hailstone
Fri Oct 13, 2006 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which City Has The Most Helipads?
Replies: 14
Views: 11764

RE: Which City Has The Most Helipads?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

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by hailstone
Wed Sep 20, 2006 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coup Attempt In Thailand. Thai Airlines Status?
Replies: 11
Views: 4652

RE: Coup Attempt In Thailand. Thai Airlines Status?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

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by hailstone
Wed Mar 29, 2006 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Fleet
Replies: 31
Views: 6995

RE: Singapore Airlines Fleet

i remember seeing some little signs next to door 2L on <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s 747-400 saying something to the effect of 'this aircraft is ownwed by SALE' (Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enterprise) i believe <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> buys the aircraft, ...

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by hailstone
Mon Mar 13, 2006 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest 777 Flight?
Replies: 42
Views: 13585

RE: Shortest 777 Flight?

any aircraft that got moved from good ole Kaitak to CLK during the 'the big move' in teh night of July 6th to 7th 1998.....

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by hailstone
Mon Mar 13, 2006 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Suvarnabhumi Opening?
Replies: 1
Views: 1464

Suvarnabhumi Opening?

Not able to find any reliable info as to the opening of the new airport in BKK, Suvarnabhumi.

The webiste does not yield any info, neither does the Bangkok Post.

Who knows more ?

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by hailstone
Wed Mar 01, 2006 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Evac Trials Next Week
Replies: 142
Views: 11519

RE: A380 Evac Trials Next Week

Do we have information in this community as to how long it took last year in Toronto to get the 309 people out of the A340 and how many doors were not open (i could only make out one closed overwing door in the 11 matching pics in this database) ?

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