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by fessor
Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

debonair wrote:
As it seems, flight PK752 between OSL and CPH is no longer on offer. Even on flight matrix no signs at all - any idea why?


There have been many passengers with covid19 on that plane maybe it's the reason

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by fessor
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest aiports in Europe - after COVID
Replies: 12
Views: 1039

Re: Busiest aiports in Europe - after COVID

Southern Europe will be hit hard, having suffered a big impact themselves and also receiving less travelers. Scandinavians and Northern Europeans (Germany and Netherlands) seem pretty keen on travelling, so will be less hard hit. They also weren't hit as hard and started opening the borders early. ...

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by fessor
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS recapitalization - Sweden + Denmark state funds
Replies: 60
Views: 4681

Re: Sweden and Denmark want Norway to re-enter SAS

2) Airlines need to consolidate in the long term. Nordic full service airlines could universally be replaced by KLM, Lufthansa and Widroe. Norwegian could in theory merge with Icelandicair (which used to be a low cost airline a few decades ago), but I question the need for retaining the low cost ai...

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by fessor
Wed May 20, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 211
Views: 43807

Re: Minister: THAI "Financial Status Critical"; Rehab Program Failing

1. Phase out all B747, B787 and B777 2. Get 2nd hand A380 from LH/OZ/MH 3. Get extra A359 and A35K And get extra A220, A320 and A321lr for regional arm Build HKT as 2nd hub with longhaul service Fleet will be doubled from 125 to 250 Sounds like a disaster. I'm perplexed by those saying phase out th...

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by fessor
Mon May 18, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 211
Views: 43807

Re: THAI Airways flies into bankruptcy

I could honestly see it reduced to just 2 types. A330 + A350 or 777. The Thai tourism industry is going to take a massive battering from this, Europeans won't be returning en masse for several years. Logical things does not happen in Thailand and TG. The clue lies in their fleet planning and the st...

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by fessor
Mon May 18, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "In town" airports / Your favorites
Replies: 58
Views: 3909

Re: "In town" airports / Your favorites

SIN is my favorite city airport.
Also CPH is close to city centre.
What About CNX, DMK as they are placed in the city but where are the center in Bangkok ?

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by fessor
Mon May 18, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LH acquisition of SAS?
Replies: 24
Views: 2152

Re: LH acquisition of SAS?

If sas have to med de with someone i see it be LO and TK they Will be able to make a 4th airline group in Europe.
But Lot and SAS will be perfect.

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by fessor
Fri May 01, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do so many international terminals have arrivals corridors above the departures level?
Replies: 70
Views: 11146

Re: Why do so many international terminals have arrivals corridors above the departures level?

In Western Europe, there is a preference for above corridors at LHR, CDG, AMS, FRA. AMS does not have arrival corridors. You leave the plane and enter directly into the terminal and mix with departing passengers. They do actually. If you arrive from a non-security sterile airport, they lead you ups...

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by fessor
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SQ or QR
Replies: 12
Views: 1780

Re: SQ or QR

I would choose SQ as QR is overrated and also DOH airport is a boring place.

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by fessor
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380: what would Emirates do?
Replies: 54
Views: 14456

Re: A380: what would Emirates do?

I hope to see the A380 in CPH

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by fessor
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most geographically nonsensical routing?
Replies: 65
Views: 5190

Re: Most geographically nonsensical routing?

My weirdest routing is DLM-ARN-CPH-BLL just 10 min before my departure there was a DLM-BLL flight

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by fessor
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Once the COVID-19 crisis is "over" which routes (European and intercontinental) do you think won't exist anymore out of Nordics? And which routes will see notable reductions in weekly frequencies? It may be a little too early to say at this point but I'd like to hear your thoughts and spe...

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by fessor
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would a 757MAX been better than the 737MAX?
Replies: 56
Views: 6733

Re: Would a 757MAX been better than the 737MAX?

Boeing Should have gone for a Cleansheet design and then waited with the 777X the 737 design is milked to the end. But sometimes companies need to make mistakes and learn from these. The same way Airbus made a mistake with the 340NG . So now they need to get the best of the MAX and then they will be...

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by fessor
Mon Apr 13, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Check-in.dk has a paywall locked article about Billund losing 2 hub-destinations. Anybody know which? I'm guessing Brussels Airlines is one? BRU must be the One as it is a weak hub, but what other hubs is served from BLL ? LHR, CDG, AMS, FRA, OSL, CPH AND ARN Maybe WAW ? I see CDG as the weakest or...

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by fessor
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020
Replies: 542
Views: 99046

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020

An interesting article on SQ's fleet choice for remaining flights during this outbreak: Singapore Airlines To Rely On Boeing Aircraft During Coronavirus Downturn And then still they fly 7 A350s to CPH cargo only The Voice for the 777s could be first class seats or Because those planes Will leave fl...

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by fessor
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Philippine Airlines operates London - Manilla nonstop on the Airbus A350, so SAS surely must be able to do the same from Scandinavia. Maybe they wanted to pick up passengers from Thailand as well? P.S. I don't know what Sunclass is and what SAS have or have not been doing in the Philippines and/or ...

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by fessor
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

SAS will operate a rescue flight for Danes stranded in Peru in cooperation with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on April 2nd. Schedule: SK7031 LIM-CPH 11:30-08:00+1. No details on type of Aircraft but I'm pretty sure it'll be on one the A350s. Also wonder why they used Sunclass from the Phil...

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by fessor
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9105

Re: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts

Any pictures from CPH BLL BKK SIN

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by fessor
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

https://www.bll.dk/da-dk/om-lufthavnen/ ... eddelelser
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I Know BLL is a small airport but still 9,4 % more passengers in February where Corona started to make problem for aviation and also weather related cancellation I think it's a good growth.

https://www.bll.dk/da-dk/om-lufthavnen/ ... eddelelser

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by fessor
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

According to SAS the 5 newest is leased and 1 A340
Planespotter says 6 A330 is leased and non A340

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by fessor
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Maybe one coming off an "expensive" lease? That said, they are getting 8 A350-900s, and only has 7 A340-300s to replace That's true, but when order was placed they had 8 A340s then later they ordered one A330 more. It's the first time I heard anything about retirement of an A330. Yes, but...

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by fessor
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

I'm a bit surprised that an A330 will leave the fleet Maybe one coming off an "expensive" lease? That said, they are getting 8 A350-900s, and only has 7 A340-300s to replace That's true, but when order was placed they had 8 A340s then later they ordered one A330 more. It's the first time ...

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by fessor
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Landed at CPH today. There were two A343s, an A333 and an A359 SAS planes sitting idle outside the hangars. Are these the birds that were assigned to Beijing (CPH+ARN) and Shanghai (CPH) + the newly delivered A359? With SAS' slim longhaul fleet, it looked overwhelming to see four birds sitting idle...

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by fessor
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations
Replies: 112
Views: 28754

Re: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations

IWMBH wrote:
And another one bites the dust, sad for the workers that lose their jobs. Seems like it impossible these days to run a airline in Italy.


And it gets even harder because of the government keep support AZ

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by fessor
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

The scheduled flight time HEL-BOO is 2h 35min, that's a long time on ATR-72, I haven't tried the new seats myself yet though. Probably their longest ATR flight ever? If you thing that is long, don't forget what Alsie Express did: Charter from Sønderborg to three Italian destinations, flight time al...

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by fessor
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Greenland selects A330-800
Replies: 65
Views: 14835

Re: Air Greenland selects A330-800

I know they need space for cargo but wouldn't have been better to buy second hand or to buy 2 or 3 A321

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by fessor
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

The problem for abroad traveling swedes is that its currency have declined by a large fraction against its peers, making abroad traveling quite more expensive. Shutting Norwegian long distances from ARN, and moving even more SK long haul destinations to CPH. Expecting more non-US carriers to move a...

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by fessor
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best and worst airport in Europe???
Replies: 65
Views: 4624

Re: Best and worst airport in Europe???

Jutlander wrote:
Best: AMS, CPH, MUC, OSL, ZRH

Also good: ARN, BRU, FRA, MAD, VIE

Mediocre: BCN, DUB, DUS, LIS, ORY, PRG, MXP

Bad: ATH, BUD, FCO, GVA, LGW, MAN

Worst: CDG, LHR


I agree on this one except for ARN i would put that to Bad because of the terminal layouts

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by fessor
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 398
Views: 71058

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

PepeTheFrog wrote:
^^ and with Willie Walsh going out (the MAX LOI was his idea after all), perhaps BA will let the LOI lapse.


There are a chance for that or at least most of this order never materialize

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by fessor
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

https://check-in.dk/billund-lufthavn-tr ... te-i-2020/

Behind paywall
But do anyone have an idea what intercontinental routes that could be possible
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https://check-in.dk/billund-lufthavn-tr ... te-i-2020/

Behind paywall
But do anyone have an idea what intercontinental routes that could be possible

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by fessor
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed customer orders 40 A330 NEO aircraft, UPDATE: HNA group revealed as buyer
Replies: 271
Views: 64525

Re: Undisclosed customer orders 40 A330 NEO aircraft

What About TG, to replace A330CEO, B777-200, B777-300 and 777-200ER, they have 33.
But then again their financial situation is not the best.

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by fessor
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

They willl go back to B787-8 and A359 i was told.
TG plan to cut capacity to ARN this is still not sure but the 787-9 or A359 is mentioned

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by fessor
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest unserved routes between the US and Europe
Replies: 32
Views: 3590

Re: Busiest unserved routes between the US and Europe

I am sure ARN-LAX will be up there now that SAS will switch the route to CPH and Norwegian won't fly any long haul out of ARN. Though not sure what the PDEW, but pretty sure it is greater than CPH-LAX. I wouldn't be too sure of that, Copenhagen is a bigger hub than Stockholm. Also as a city Copenha...

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by fessor
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 672
Views: 97561

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

China Eastern is suspensing their ARN route from 15. January til 15. June So the bad news for ARN just keeps coming https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/288637/china-eastern-converts-stockholm-to-seasonal-service-in-1h20/ China Eastern starting next week is temporary suspending Shangha...

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by fessor
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF9 Load Restrictions to due Iran/Iraq closure
Replies: 35
Views: 9376

Re: QF9 Load Restrictions to due Iran/Iraq closure

I have tried to be bump in Biz class with LH, QF and BA 2 times ended on TG and 1 time on SQ so it does happen.

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by fessor
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Once the new Berlin airports opens in October, which new routes will be launched?
Replies: 27
Views: 2882

Re: Once the new Berlin airports opens in October, which new routes will be launched?

TG Will propelfly not open to Berlin, if they wanted more german destinations the could have added them long ago

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by fessor
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How in sync are city sizes to airport sizes in Europe?
Replies: 34
Views: 6353

Re: How in sync are city sizes to airport sizes in Europe?

As For Bll the second biggest airport in Denmark is placed in short distance of Esbjerg 5th largest city, Kolding 7th largest, Horsens 8th Vejle 9th, Fredericia 16th On top of that is Odense 3rd in a short distance too, and Odense has a tiny airport with almost no traffic. BLL serves the island of F...

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by fessor
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2
Replies: 66
Views: 19219

Re: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2

The best thing they can do is leasing or even purchasing airframes, they need to find some lessors/frames' owners which are not based in Western countries (some Asian lessors such as CALC, ICBC and SALE). Wouldn't work that way. Any leasing company that directly does business with any Iranian carri...

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by fessor
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Norwegian Air Shuttle end Flights from Stockholm and Copenhagen to New York JFK?
Replies: 30
Views: 7058

Re: Why Did Norwegian Air Shuttle end Flights from Stockholm and Copenhagen to New York JFK?

Very small market, little to no interest for Americans (OP aside). The attempt to serve these routes must be related to the airline’s Scandinavian heritage rather than good business sense. Like when American Trans Air tried Riga in the 90s, because the boss was of Latvian descent. Franco Mancassola...

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by fessor
Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 211
Views: 43807

Re: Minister: THAI "Financial Status Critical"; Rehab Program Failing

Thai would need A380 in same layout as emirates 2 Class Then 777-300er with first class for routes that can handle F. A359 2 class for all other longhaul routes. A339 for inter Asian trunk routes A321 for the rest and domestic Most comparable airlines with similar long-haul routes are doing very we...

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by fessor
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 211
Views: 43807

Re: Minister: THAI "Financial Status Critical"; Rehab Program Failing

Thai would need A380 in same layout as emirates 2 Class
Then 777-300er with first class for routes that can handle F.
A359 2 class for all other longhaul routes.
A339 for inter Asian trunk routes
A321 for the rest and domestic

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by fessor
Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar airways expansion today
Replies: 30
Views: 8639

Re: Qatar airways expansion today

I still Think the time is there for a second destination in Denmark and Norway Which cities do you have in mind ? I can somewhat guess A321neo to SVG for the oil industry or seasonal TOS/BGO for leisure but not sure TRD/BGO/BLL can even support that. Really nice to see OSL go double daily year arou...

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by fessor
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar airways expansion today
Replies: 30
Views: 8639

Re: Qatar airways expansion today

I still Think the time is there for a second destination in Denmark and Norway

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by fessor
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS in the market for a 120-150 seat aircraft
Replies: 127
Views: 16422

Re: SAS in the market for a 120-150 seat aircraft

I see SK to buy A220-300
But what about the replacement of the present fleet of A321s

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by fessor
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787-10 Performs 14 Hour Commercial Flight
Replies: 47
Views: 16524

Re: 787-10 Performs 14 Hour Commercial Flight

Seatguru is incorrect. EY 787 config: 787-9 has 299 seats (28J, 271Y) 787-10 has 336 seats. (32J, 304Y) 787-10 has 32j and 295Y as shown in Ethiad homepage. Could you please refer me to where on the etihad homepage this config is shown? If you refer to "our fleet" on etihad.com, it'll sho...

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by fessor
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787-10 Performs 14 Hour Commercial Flight
Replies: 47
Views: 16524

Re: 787-10 Performs 14 Hour Commercial Flight

Hello All, I have been informed the aircraft had a load factor of 86.3%. Regards SeatGuru says Etihad's 787-10 has 289 seats (22 business and 267 standard) so an 86.3% load factor is 249 passengers. https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Etihad_Airways/Etihad_Airways_Boeing_787-10.php Seatguru is incorr...

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by fessor
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First SQ 737 MAX roll out
Replies: 65
Views: 21369

Re: First SQ 737 MAX roll out

737 in SQ livery is not a good Idea its already bad with the 787 with 9 abreast.
SQ is Going away from premium

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by fessor
Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird cabin layout SAS A321LR
Replies: 42
Views: 13087

Re: Weird cabin layout SAS A321LR

Think its a good layout for this plane still lot of premium seats but at the same time not to premium seats that would make the planes useful out of secondary airports.
I hope the 321lr will be a succes and SK will order more or maybe 321XLR

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by fessor
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 263470

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

It is now reported that the first A321LR-route for SAS will be CPH-BOS. The inaugural flight will be 2020-09-18 and tickets will go on sale next week. No reports yet on where the other two aircraft will be used. Link (in Swedish): https://www.di.se/live/nu-ar-det-klart-nar-sas-nya-mindre-plan-lyfte...

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