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by ist2014
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 10809

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

I wish TK goes for 787-10 but i am not so sure It will be an expensive machine for hafj and umre flights and for the rest I see some issue for range, perhaps can be deployed on us east cost, bkk and high density chineese dedtinations, maybe it can be replacement of some 77w in future where range is ...

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by ist2014
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 10809

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

I flew to Frankfurt and returned this week, Ist-fra. A332 Tc-loh ex tam bird last minute upgrade to bc fra-ist A333, ec tc-lof ex skymsrk bird My observation is that ex tam birds are not matching eith TK, outdated product despite bc while ex skymat Rk birds are in good shape and standards, makes sen...

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by ist2014
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 10809

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

3 frames is sufficient for a daily us flight and midnight SE asia or latam flight So we can consider 3 frames for denspar bali and iad flights Considering that mexico and bog flights are 3 per weeks, we can consider 3 frames for atlanta , mexico and bog/pty flights Since atl is 5 weekly and mex/bog ...

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by ist2014
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 10809

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Th delivery plan for 2020 is 9 b789 and 5 a359 789 fleet will be 15 which is very strong I think some of 333 will take the role of retired 332s In btw, 5 owned a332 ers had cabin refurbishment in the past 2 years so i assume they will stay for a good 5-6 years What about 3 recently leased 333 (loj-l...

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by ist2014
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 10809

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Bos, Iad, atl, bog,pty, hav, ccs, jfk eill be 789 routes in 2020, consequently whole america will be covered by 77w/789 fleet
332/3 fleet will be mainly asia and regional routes, i think 332/333 crew will not be so happy with that

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by ist2014
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 10809

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

It seems that 5 A332 s will leave the fleet in 2020
Do we know which frames and is there possibility of extending lease periods?

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by ist2014
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 10809

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Hi all
I saw some expanation from Ilker Ayci, he was mentioning expansion in US, Sea, Mco and Las and expansion in SE Asia as well
He was referring to Cambodia, which I think is rational as an addition to BKK or Vietnam
Any rumor about. 359 routes?
Happy fall to all anet friends

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by ist2014
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 18684

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

I was ckeckng TK s today flights and discoveredthat TK ha sa new flight to GRU. TK193 departs at 1345 and arrives next day afternoon like LAX flights, seems that there is 3 weekly service to GRU and 4 weekly ist-gru-Eze. I think EZE is not performing so well so they went to that direction (mentioned...

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by ist2014
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 18684

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

Thx for reply
Seems that ewr,dtw and dfw would be launched. Sea will be dependent to yvr
I think for both of dtw and ewr, both of 332 or 333 can be deployed while for dfw,sea/yvr 789/777/359 should be used due to rAnge

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by ist2014
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to launch Antananarivo
Replies: 24
Views: 7177

Re: Rumor: Emirates to launch Antananarivo

How is TK doing?

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by ist2014
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 18684

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

Considering arrival of new planes, my bet for new cities is : dtw.dfw,ewr,sea, denver, what about clt,phx and Minneapolis? Asia : china and india ar bileteral limited, some frequency increase is expected, i read something about expansion in Bangladesh Sylhet and Second daily flight to Dhaka; what ab...

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by ist2014
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 18684

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

Seems that TK will expand in Asia with new planes in H2’2020, so far nothing has been announded for US and latam, nothing has been announced for A359 as well (exc dxb and lhr)

resumption of Osaka
Frequency increase of : Tokyo, SIN,KUL, And Vietnam
Any rumor or guess or info about rest

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by ist2014
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 18684

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

Sin will be increased to 11 weekly in H2 2020 after kul and iad
Any news about 350 routes beside lhr and dxb

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 22519

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

One note : there will be 9 more 789s in 2020 (mainly H1) and some of switches are planned effective Mar/Apr 2020

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 22519

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

3 frames is sufficient for 1 us afternoon departure and 1 asia or latam departure at midnight on a daily basis

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TK A350 future routes
Replies: 12
Views: 2474

Re: TK A350 future routes

If syd has a timing of

Ist/syd 1700-1700+ syd ist 1915/0545+
Of ist/syd 1900-1900+ syd ist 2115-745+
I think majority of EU destination would be covered
I think a mix of both timings (3 or 4 of each) would be the best fit

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TK A350 future routes
Replies: 12
Views: 2474

Re: TK A350 future routes

I am not sure about bilateral btw TR and AU
On the other hand I think 359 does not have enough range for nonstop flight
Does 778/350 ulr has enough range?

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the A220 take advantage of MAX grounding.
Replies: 71
Views: 11005

Re: Could the A220 take advantage of MAX grounding.

Seems reasonable for me, it can be used at lots of 320/319 missions and free-up production line for 321/320s

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TK A350 future routes
Replies: 12
Views: 2474

Re: TK A350 future routes

Personally i think gru/exe route is a candidate for switch to 789/359 As per TK monthly traffic report, load factor of latak routed isnaround 80% so if they switch toone of 359/789 lf will be +90%, seems that after 340s departure 77w was too big Same might apply to manila, taipe, houston, miami, sfo...

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 22519

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

As far as I know, Washington will be 10-11 weekly
Same applies for tokyo and kul, all planned in 2020

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TK A350 future routes
Replies: 12
Views: 2474

TK A350 future routes

Hi all, Considering that TK has just recently received 789s and will receive 359s in Q1 20, lets discuss potential routes for both types 789 so far announced : Hav,ccs,bog,pty,iad,atl,jnb,jfk,dsp,nrt and osaka and kul It means that 789 will fly to long and thin routes and will eventually replace a33...

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by ist2014
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 22519

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

And considering that TK has a relatively cheap fee level for flights tickets, it is fair to deploy this not flat bed seats for regional flights, it will be unnecessary cost to deploy full flat bed seats on regional routes

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by ist2014
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico reports loss; cancels PVG, suspends 5 other international routes
Replies: 44
Views: 9938

Re: Aeromexico reports loss; cancels PVG, suspends 5 other international routes

As far as I know, TK will enter in Aug 2019 with a 789
What is your idea about TK as new competitor

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by ist2014
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 22519

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

TK has around 10:A333s with recliner BC seats, loa...log and loj-k ex sky and wow birds
But these birds are utilized at regional non er routes to europe, middleeast and some times to pakistan
Same applies for leased a332 (exc jna...jne)

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by ist2014
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 22519

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

Any speculation about a359 routes? So far only LHR and DXB has been announced but i think these are training or inbetween flights, with a capacity of 327 pax, i wonder which destinations are perfect fit

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by ist2014
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 22519

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

One question: we not that TK is not anle to expand in India due to bilateral, how is the situation in Pakistan and Bangldesh, how are loads? I remember a news at Hurriyet 1 year ago which was claiming second daily flight to Dakka and an other city in Bagladesh after arrival of new planes. Any idea? ...

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by ist2014
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 90
Views: 15499

Re: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

And I think all destination of TK, except Japan,MNL,Jakarta and Bali are at the range of 787-10, plus can be deployed for LHR,TLV, DXB at spare time
Let see

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by ist2014
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 22519

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

Does any one see chance of new wb orders 1) can we see an order for 779/778 or 350ulr considering syd/mel rumors, if yes how many 2) 787-10 order, my quess is 10-15 frames is needed to replace leased 332/333s (skymarkbirds) in the next 5 years 3) nma : a good 40-50 frames can be ordered if eis is wi...

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by ist2014
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 90
Views: 15499

Re: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

I think 787-10 would be a great addition to TK s fleet. Can do our european/cis/me/indian sub continent and some of far east routes. I have one question: how 787-10 can handle TK s us routes, can it easily handle : iad,atl,iah,mia and ord or not? If yes a great machine which will be smaller than 77w...

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by ist2014
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 90
Views: 15499

Re: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

I think 787-10 would be a great addition to TK s fleet. Can do our european/cis/me/indian sub continent and some of far east routes. I have one question: how 787-10 can handle TK s us routes, can it easily handle : iad,atl,iah,mia and ord or not? If yes a great machine which will be smaller than 77w...

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by ist2014
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 23401

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

I have one question: Considering that TK has a strong321 ceo/neo fleet, i wonder why these birds are not deployed on relatively long missions in Africa and asia and CIS, are they too big for that missions? For example u never see 321 at almaty, astana, bishkek and african routes There should be some...

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by ist2014
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 Range Increase
Replies: 110
Views: 19172

Re: a350-1000 range increase

Can it do istanbul-sydney nonstop?

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by ist2014
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 23401

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

L ets discuss about wb fleet. Real er wb fleet is 5 A332, 29 A333, 30 B777 means a total of 64. By mid 2020 Tk will have 20 new er frames (15B789 +5 A359) and later 25 or 30 of 789/359 I know that 5 Leased A332s will be phased iut in 2020 and remaining 8 over the next 5 years, somy assumption is tha...

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by ist2014
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 23401

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

I flew from ist on Monday, quite ok and taxi time was just 15 minutes, but plane was parked at remote ares, it kale a 7 minutes ride to go to plane (a1 gate)

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by ist2014
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years
Replies: 97
Views: 13240

Re: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years

How is TK doing in PK. They have daily 330 flights to 3 major cities, how are loads, any idea?

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by ist2014
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY sends first A350 to storage
Replies: 28
Views: 11526

Re: EY sends first A350 to storage

Can EY’s 350 be a sweet deal for TK? I know that TK loves to jump to opportunistic deals, who else can jump on these frames, IR could be an option before sanctions but now it is impossible for IR

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by ist2014
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 23401

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

What about den,dfw, sea and vancover, can 332 do it?

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by ist2014
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 23401

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

Can a 332er (jna-jne) do denver, sea or dfw? Considering that they are capable of pty,bog,hav and ccs?
If so above mentioned cities can be started with 332s as well

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by ist2014
Tue May 28, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 67139

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

Do we expect some orders from TK ?
They mentioned about ulr airplane several times

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by ist2014
Wed May 22, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 20486

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

Hi all i Saw at airlineroute tweet and TK web page increase of Tokyo to 11 weekly and resumption of Osaka It says b789 will be deployed but could not see details I remember that Osaka could not support 250 seater A332 so I wonder how it fills 300seatwr b 789, any comment We started to see new routes...

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by ist2014
Sun May 19, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 20486

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

By 2020, there will be 15 b789 and 5 a359, for sure there will be additional flights and perhaps some of them will be new or additional us routes, any idea about south and central amercia routes and idea about roues of 359 is welcomed

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by ist2014
Thu May 16, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Turkish Airlines 787-9 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 39
Views: 11851

Re: First Turkish Airlines 787-9 rolls out of final assembly

What about Eze -Gru , Tokyo, hkg, mnl and taipei, sfo
Do we expect switch to 789/359 or will stick to 77w.
And an other question, what is the plan for freedup 332/333 and 77w

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by ist2014
Fri May 10, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 20486

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

If economy goes well in Turkey, TK can lease or buy some 330neo to replace aging 332s, they are always open to

sweet deals, but same applies for additional 787s and 350s, but i am not sure about demand in the next years

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by ist2014
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 20486

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

Happy spring all gentle women and gentlemen TK had plans for +20 737 max in 2019 so due to grounding # of passengers and profit for sure will be declined A332 is an other story : as per investor presentation , we will see gradual departure of leased 332s, 5 will be leave in 2020, i expect freedup 33...

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by ist2014
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 19300

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

Actually ordering some 788 and 781 would definitely makes sense particularly 788s 788 could be used for thin long routes, route opener and used for frequency to west coast of America and may be oneday for denver. Vancouver, dfw and long african and cis destinations but they decided to go with 789 78...

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by ist2014
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 19300

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

Considering arrival of 789 and 359 s, there will be plenty of freed up333 and some 777s as well, inwonder where we will see addition frequencies or new routes, any cpmments

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by ist2014
Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 19300

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

Maybe reconfiguration to 305 seats like other 7 skymark birds is part of the deal
Then they would be good machine for european routes

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by ist2014
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 19300

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

please note that as per TK presentation, # of A332s will be reduced from 18 to 13 in 2020, so I expect lease ned of 5 A332s (perhaps ex TAM birds) On the other hand, as per TK presentation # of A333 will be increased to 39 from 37 at the end of 2019, so I do not know how, but seems TK will lease 2 m...

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by ist2014
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 19053

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2019

I was checking ktm flights at fr24 and found out thay non ER 332s such as jir or jiz performed flight last week, considering that they do not have it crew rest area how it is possible, btw flight time is around 9-10 hours, does they have range for it and if tes what about crew rest area?

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by ist2014
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 19053

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2019

I saw jil-jin flying to Seycheles @ summer time, so for me it means that there was not good passanger load due to220 pax capacity
Is 7-8 hours ok without crew rest area

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