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by 321neo
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/19
Replies: 130
Views: 17418

Re: Irish 8/19

https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status/1157958569804869633?s=20

A321LR now commencing the DUB-LHR run from 1 October

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by 321neo
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights
Replies: 87
Views: 19227

Re: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights

Vladex wrote:
A321 neo destinations Portland, Cleveland, Buffalo, Burlington, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Baltimore?


Cleveland is expected for Summer 2020

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by 321neo
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/19
Replies: 130
Views: 17418

Re: Irish 8/19

Thoughts on EI’s A321LR interior? IMHO the economy seat looks better than on their newest A330s..

https://imgur.com/PKpxKtt

https://imgur.com/0z1zouB

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by 321neo
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights
Replies: 87
Views: 19227

Re: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights

ajsljet45 wrote:
Got a couple very quick shots while exiting the terminal today.

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Great to see the EI NEO beside metal of its partner airline B6!

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by 321neo
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights
Replies: 87
Views: 19227

Re: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights

gatibosgru wrote:
Does it have the legs to reach FLL/MIA?


DUB-MSP is too far for the A321LR (A332 scheduled to operate this route once the B752s are gone) and that route is shorter than DUB-MIA/FLL.

Perhaps these routes could see the XLR when those arrive.

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by 321neo
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights
Replies: 87
Views: 19227

Re: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights

gatibosgru wrote:
Will SNN-BOS change to an LR? Does it have the legs to reach FLL/MIA?

Congrats to EI!


SNN-BOS & SNN-JFK will both have the A321LR from Summer 2020. The aircraft will also operate the early morning SNN-LHR.

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by 321neo
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights
Replies: 87
Views: 19227

Re: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights

https://youtu.be/CxWIb-CCD4c
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readytotaxi wrote:
Is this an all Y cabin 212 seats?


16 J & 168 Y in full long haul interior

See a CGI video of the exterior and interior here:

https://youtu.be/CxWIb-CCD4c

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by 321neo
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights
Replies: 87
Views: 19227

Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights

Aer Lingus today commenced transatlantic A321LR operations, with its first A321LR EI-LRA operating the EI131 to Hartford. The beginning of a new era for Aer Lingus!

Video of inaugural departure:

https://youtu.be/vSPvUrrD4XE

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by 321neo
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR
Replies: 13
Views: 3326

Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284875/aerlingus-adds-a321neo-lr-london-service-from-nov-2019/

Perhaps the first of a number of European cities which EI will serve using the A321NEOLR while the aircraft are in-between operating DUB-US routes ?

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by 321neo
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 386880

Re: Jet Airways Updated:. Opperations suspended

So, Boeing has just lost a 200+ 737 MAX order?

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by 321neo
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 716202

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

“software fix”

Surely at this stage it’s clear enough that Boeing should be resolving the underlying engine weight/balance issue rather than attempting to paper over it again?

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by 321neo
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24196

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

Etihad used a Boeing 787-9 to DUB on EY45/42 this morning (30 March), with a 787-10 to be used tomorrow (31 March). Think this will be the first time EY have sent a Dreamliner to DUB & also will be the first visit of the 78X to DUB? Separately, looking forward to seeing AirBaltic and TAP both re...

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by 321neo
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2018
Replies: 171
Views: 17979

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2018

Turkey Crisis Deepens as Sanctions Threat Sends Lira to Low https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-06/turkey-crisis-deepens-as-sanctions-threat-sends-lira-to-new-low The Turkish Lira has hit another record low versus the US dollar and Euro. This can hardly be good for Turkish Airlines and ...

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by 321neo
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 253
Views: 24270

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

The TUI Dreamliner flight to CUN returned this weekend, takeoff video here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLtAWepHnjU

Pity this weekly flight only operates on a handful of weekends during the summer!

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by 321neo
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 253
Views: 24270

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VMWVN4vpIQ

Video of the takeoff of the inaugural CX306 - made it off the ground no problem!

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by 321neo
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus A310/A300 - takeoff without flaps being deployed?
Replies: 4
Views: 1677

Airbus A310/A300 - takeoff without flaps being deployed?

Hey guys. I noticed while playing back the below video of a FedEx Airbus A300 takeoff that the flaps do not appear to have been deployed for takeoff. Is this a regular occurance in regular commercial operations? The takeoff in the below video is also rather short so would that indicate a very light ...

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by 321neo
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21787

Re: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread

Managed to capture the DY inaugural and TK A330 for y'all to enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=er_OyDhrOmA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCB7aYh-usM

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by 321neo
Sun May 07, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 17277

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

Great to see Qatar in Dublin but their 787 is very uncomfortable in economy, real let down for such a good airline , hopefully they'll change the equipment soon They seem to be admitting this themselves by sending an A350 on the first flight on June 12th. Nevertheless they should do quite well in D...

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by 321neo
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 12283

Re: Irish 2/17

I think the EI Twitter account is run by kids, they did post a pic of an A330 last year & named it 'Planey McPlaneface'. A desperate & pathetic attempt at humour & attention. Context is everything. This was after a much publicised news item in the UK where a new marine research vessel w...

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by 321neo
Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 12283

Re: Irish 2/17

After years of waiting it's great to see today's annoucement. Will this make DUB the first airport to see daily 737 MAX flights?

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by 321neo
Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38926

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

For anybody interested, AF/KLM have some cracking fares to to the US ex-DUB at the moment. DUB-JFK return in mid February is available for as little as €303 all in!

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by 321neo
Sun Dec 25, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 23978

Re: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!

United have updated 2017 schedules and B772 continues during the summer on the 09.00 service. 12.55 continues to operate with B752. Chicago will also operate with B763 from 1 July until 5 September (end of season). http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/270444/united-s17-long-haul-service...

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by 321neo
Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus issues RFP for 7 A321neo Long Range
Replies: 14
Views: 4856

Aer Lingus issues RFP for 7 A321neo Long Range

"Aer Lingus has issued a request for proposals for 7 Airbus A321neo LRs, the airline confirms...it is understood that the aircraft will be leased."

https://airfinancejournal.com/articles/3568050/aer-lingus-issues-rfp

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by 321neo
Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/16: Ever skyward
Replies: 287
Views: 34767

Re: Irish 12/16: Ever skyward

Travel Extra reporting Tuesday for EI announcement. Have checked with another source and it correct this time and it's a big announcement.... What's the general expectation? MIA, DFW & LAX moving to daily? Any insight as to how BDL is performing? Looking at the GDS, J is full tonight ex BDL. Fr...

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by 321neo
Sun Nov 06, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rossiya to take oldest 5 Emirates 777-300ERs?
Replies: 19
Views: 7019

Rossiya to take oldest 5 Emirates 777-300ERs?

http://www.rusaviainsider.com/rossiya-to-lease-five-more-boeing-777s/

Not sure of the quality of the above source, but it's interesting news if true: the beginning of the market for second-hand EK 77Ws!

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by 321neo
Fri Sep 09, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR continues to get new airlines. Whats next?
Replies: 71
Views: 13113

Re: EWR continues to get new airlines. Whats next?

Why is DY starting out of EWR when they have a base at JFK? Better proximity to NYC than JFK. JFK is also pretty full up. EI returned to EWR on Sept 1st with daily flights from Dublin, operated by a mix of A332/A333. EI has an extensive codeshare and even shares terminals with JetBlue at their Term...

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by 321neo
Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates introduces 'Cash+Miles' - fare discount using miles
Replies: 0
Views: 365

Emirates introduces 'Cash+Miles' - fare discount using miles

http://www.ausbt.com.au/emirates-skywards-new-cash-miles-flight-booking-option Seems like a pretty decent programme. I personally have only flown 1 return trip with EK so far (Economy Saver fare) and can already receive a discount of €70 on my next booking. Initiative overview here: http://www.emir...

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by 321neo
Mon Sep 05, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia A330 Inaugural Flight- Passengers Soil Cabin
Replies: 41
Views: 14670

Saudia A330 Inaugural Flight- Passengers Soil Cabin

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=5a5_1473045122

The cabin is left in a pretty disgusting state, the toilets in particular. How can this happen?
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http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=5a5_1473045122

The cabin is left in a pretty disgusting state, the toilets in particular. How can this happen?

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by 321neo
Sun Sep 04, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!
Replies: 290
Views: 37706

Re: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!

JAmie2k9 wrote:
Unless EI have a sudden change of mind DFW will not happen for summer 2017. It will happen but not next year.


Are they still expected to annouce new routes for 2017? With 3 more A333 on order is there a chance that they'll use them solely to replace older A332s?

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by 321neo
Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates seasonal frequency reduction for OCT and NOV
Replies: 24
Views: 4528

Re: Emirates seasonal frequency reduction for OCT and NOV

Going back to daily from double daily to SEA and BOS is pretty significant reduction, that also augur weak travelling demand. In the very same way that going back to double daily from daily to SEA and BOS will be a significant increase.. Most of these changes are for a brief six weeks. Recent chang...

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by 321neo
Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Groundbreaking move for an airline
Replies: 30
Views: 7240

Re: Groundbreaking move for an airline

EK having a 777 & A380 -only fleet from October 30th this year.

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by 321neo
Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network
Replies: 61
Views: 24651

Re: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network for Winter 16/17

So they took in huge losses by operating those flights last year, and they learned their lesson. $600m was lost in the first 6 months of this year, not last. Bottom line is there are hardly any cancelled routes. Most of these are mere frequency cuts. There are no permanently cancelled routes, yet.....

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by 321neo
Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network
Replies: 61
Views: 24651

Re: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network

Effective October 30th: Istanbul Ataturk – Boston Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly, A330-300 service Istanbul Ataturk – Houston Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly, 777-300ER service Istanbul Ataturk – Islamabad Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly, A330-200 service Istanbul Ataturk – Kermanshah – Ahwaz – Istanbul Ataturk 2 w...

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by 321neo
Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 10532

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2016

I would say this was expected, let's see if TK to get rid o some older planes/postpone new deliveries. JFK to go down to 2 daily, LAX 11 to 7 W, Atlanta 7 to 5 weekly, Taipei 7 to 5 W...... Expected ? These cuts go right across almost every route on the entire European network, affecting almost 100...

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by 321neo
Sat Aug 27, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network
Replies: 61
Views: 24651

Re: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network

Its not drastic to reduce 7 weekly to 5 weekly. For one route, it's minor. But for almost every route across the European network? It's certainly significant for TK, whose strategy for the past number of years has been built on higher frequencies than competitors. I also saw no flight cuts to the U...

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by 321neo
Sat Aug 27, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network
Replies: 61
Views: 24651

Re: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network for Winter 16/17

Yes there are problems in Turkey keeping people from traveling there but most of these are somewhat typical seasonal frequency adjustments. The reason you're seeing so many is because TK has expanded so fast into destinations that can't support that many frequencies year round. The vast majority ar...

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by 321neo
Sat Aug 27, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network
Replies: 61
Views: 24651

Re: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across European Network for Winter 16/17

Many European legacies carriers and non legacies carries are also cutting capacity, or even suspending routes. These cuts at TK are at a scale not comparable at another other European legacy carrier right now. Practically every TK European route is seeing a reduction in frequency, with a number of ...

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by 321neo
Sat Aug 27, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network
Replies: 61
Views: 24651

Re: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across European Network for Winter 16/17

Well that is a lot. I find surprising some reductions and whether some routes are not cancelled altogether. Maybe a question of prestige and keeping the route "on hold" until things improve? For instance BIO has gone from daily to 5 weekly to now 2 weekly (!). To be honest I can't underst...

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by 321neo
Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...
Replies: 290
Views: 38865

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

According to one of the other threads it's part of much bigger overall network cuts Yep, which will also surely reduces the possible Middle East/Asia connection possibilities ex-IST for DUB-originating passengers. With EY reducing DUB to daily, and now TK also reducing flights, it appears that EK h...

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by 321neo
Sat Aug 27, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...
Replies: 290
Views: 38865

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Plot twist: TK has reduced DUB-IST from 2-daily to 10-weekly for this coming winter 2016/2017.

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by 321neo
Sat Aug 27, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network
Replies: 61
Views: 24651

Turkish Airlines Announces Massive Cuts Across Network

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/268589/turkish-airlines-w16-europeshort-haul-service-changes-as-of-27aug16/ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/268588/turkish-airlines-w16-inter-continental-service-changes-as-of-27aug16/ Things really must be very bad. Cuts across a hu...

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by 321neo
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...
Replies: 290
Views: 38865

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

EI-FNG? Which must be in the next week or so? EI-FNG is due to arrive into DUB on Monday August 29th. On a side note, an additional ATR 72-600 for Stobart Air is to arrive tomorrow, Friday August 26th, also from Toulouse. Just on a side note: has anyone thought the number of posts in this forum has...

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by 321neo
Tue Aug 23, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM starting flights to Windhoek
Replies: 2
Views: 575

Re: KLM starting flights to Windhoek

KLM will start flights to WDH via LAD 3x times a week from 30th Oct 2016. KL575 AMS2245 – 0720+1LAD0845+1 – 1215+1WDH 332 257 KL576 WDH1740 – 1915LAD2040 – 0520+1AMS 332 136 http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... -oct-2016/ Your thoughts? It's a pity that they don't have the local traffic righ...

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by 321neo
Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 10532

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2016

Financing should not be a problem for a carrier the size of TK. You're right, financing should not be a problem for a carrier the size of TK. However, compared to surging financial performance of similarly-sized global carriers in recent times, one has to wonder how sustainable huge losses of almos...

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by 321neo
Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 10532

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2016

that number is 656M TL, around $224M loss for the first 6months. The actual loss figure is actually almost three times that figure, $644m... Turkish Airlines posts 1H net loss of $644M Turkish Airlines recorded a net loss of 1.894 billion lira ($644 million) for the first half-year ended June 30, c...

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by 321neo
Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 10532

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2016

Just to point out, TK will be receiving only 6 new frames next year; 3 x 77Ws, 2 x 321s, 1 x 332F. Am I right in saying that the only widebody passenger aircraft TK has left on order are 3 x 77W and 1 x A333? If so has TK given any reason for their lack of planned future growth? Compared to EK/EY/Q...

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by 321neo
Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: the US-Ireland market
Replies: 32
Views: 4498

Re: the US-Ireland market

EI begins flights to BDL next month. In addition, EI is expected to announce 2 or possibly 3 more US cities in the coming weeks (MIA is almost certainly one of them). The airline is taking delivery of 4 brand new A330-300s between the end of this month and next Summer. It may also be of interest to ...

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by 321neo
Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2016
Replies: 56
Views: 9286

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2016

As reported the layoff's are not due simply traffic issues, but due to association of such employees to terrorist organization and doubt over their loyalty. The CFO, 4 SVPs were also let go today as part of the purge and cleansing of the organization. Its to be expected THY would similarly follow w...

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by 321neo
Mon Jul 25, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2016
Replies: 56
Views: 9286

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2016

The latest news (rumors) is that TK has decided to economise the number of cabin (flight) attendants in the ER flights. I wonder, in which ways this will affect the overall cabin service quality. However, IMHO, they should have first started with the pretty high wages and other fringe benefits of t...

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