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by yycdel
Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling
Replies: 170
Views: 13978

Re: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling

This just shows that Britain isn't really capable of getting things done. How many years have they been talking about this only to flip and flop about the issue with endless reviews, committees and so on. The whole country is being held back by a small group of selfish people. Canada says hi, welco...

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by yycdel
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212864

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

ACCS300 wrote:
I wonder what Air Canada is waiting for? YVR is a huge Chinese hub, most North America - China flights daily and we already have one case in Metro Vancouver, seems essential to severely cut flights.



Air Canada is cancelling all China flights until Feb 28 at least, starting tomorrow.

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by yycdel
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF increasing YUL/YYZ
Replies: 69
Views: 12525

Re: AF increasing YUL/YYZ

alexdelzotto1 wrote:
MrBren wrote:
Does anyone have a summary of all weekly flights per airline between Canada and France?


For summer 2020

CDG
24 weekly AF (77W, 772)
17 weekly TS (333, 332, 321)
14 weekly AC (77W, 333)

ORY
7 weekly Corsair (333)
4 weekly LEVEL (332)



Is this more than YYZ-LHR/LGW?

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by yycdel
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH announces FRA-YOW eff. May 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 9324

Re: LH announces FRA-YOW eff. May 2020

I hope they return to YYC as well. Maybe seasonal MUC-YYC

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by yycdel
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 21065

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

Any news for YVR

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by yycdel
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 760799

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

Whiteguy wrote:
AirbusA6 wrote:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47553787

BBC article on the Canadian ban, and yet another incorrect photo!


What’s incorrect about the photo?


it was a 787-9 previously. They have updated it to a 737-8 now.

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by yycdel
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 756296

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

ranold76 wrote:
Any idea why carriers in the UK and China are still flying the B38M in/out/within their nations, despite national body groundings?
Also, I'm surprised Ethiopia Airlines is using another B38M as I speak.


it's a flightaware error, those flights are 737-800

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by yycdel
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 760799

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

IWMBH wrote:
So which airlines are operating MAX aircraft as of now?


Pretty much only Canada/USA left now.....

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by yycdel
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 41190

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

https://ibb.co/v3PXzdL An overview of YYZ international service weekly one way seats this winter, omitting Sun destinations. Side note, does anyone actually know how to post photos on here? This is quite interesting, but I believe DXB numbers are incorrect. According to those numbers AC would be op...

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by yycdel
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND
Replies: 36
Views: 5844

Re: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND

YouGeeElWhy wrote:
dtw2hyd wrote:
Any idea which airport is #1 in actual passenger count ie., not double counting transit passengers.

LAX


is that worldwide or just USA? Is there a list specifically for this?

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by yycdel
Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement
Replies: 76
Views: 10175

Re: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement

Would be interesting to see if AC will also be adding frequencies and if anyone will take up any of the 4 cargo frequencies.

Is Canada renegotiating with Qatar too?

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by yycdel
Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement
Replies: 76
Views: 10175

Re: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement

6 x 1.68 =10.08. Remember, EY also serves Canada, both fall under the UAE bilateral agreement. In all likelihood, it will be 10x weekly allotments to Canada. 5 each. The TC website specifically mentions a 68% increase in capacity, " the number of seats that carriers can sell". If it was j...

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by yycdel
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore-Vancouver: “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”
Replies: 21
Views: 3778

Re: Singapore-Vancouver: “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”

AC probably has a much higher chance of opening this up than SQ, even though personally I would love to have SQ back.

AC has the right aircraft for this route as well.

3 weekly 789

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by yycdel
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YVR thread - 2018
Replies: 40
Views: 6097

Re: YVR thread - 2018

IST YVR IST will be announced soon and will be done by TK 777 thrice weekly by Turkish Airlines. Turkey Canada Air Service Agreement amendment is expected in the next 60 days and first flight to operate mid-summer 2018. TK will also launch SEA, DFW and EWR in North America this summer as 4 new dest...

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by yycdel
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE and Canada enter bilateral talks
Replies: 23
Views: 3903

Re: UAE and Canada enter bilateral talks

Didn't they hold talks last year as well? Nothing really came out of it

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by yycdel
Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery
Replies: 43
Views: 9489

Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

Much needed upgrade, looks nice.

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by yycdel
Fri May 11, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet and the 787
Replies: 110
Views: 17885

Re: WestJet and the 787

Interestingly, I can't find any mention of complimentary meals in economy.

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by yycdel
Fri May 11, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Aircraft in Lufthansa updated Livery. D-ABVM (B744)
Replies: 92
Views: 18802

Re: 1st Aircraft in Lufthansa updated Livery. D-ABVM (B744)

Looks worse than before, didn't think that was possible

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by yycdel
Thu May 10, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi: Cancelled 30 Jan 2019
Replies: 184
Views: 23376

Re: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi

While it is true that Indian like to carry a lot of baggages around - Could maybe a US$100 difference per each return ticket make them change the habit? No. $100 is nothing on a longhaul ticket. It would probably have to be close to 50% of the cost of a full service airline. If full-service is $100...

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by yycdel
Wed May 09, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet and the 787
Replies: 110
Views: 17885

Re: WestJet and the 787

I love it- except for Spririt of Canada, too close to QF there sorry. Did they refresh the uniforms at all? Could we see them in OneWorld one day? That would no doubt support their appeal to business travellers and some decent feed too from the likes of AA,CX,BA,QR I think they are aligning themsel...

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by yycdel
Tue May 08, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet and the 787
Replies: 110
Views: 17885

Re: WestJet and the 787

Livery is a huge step up for the current one which is dated and bland looking. Very fresh. Love the new font and larger titles. Not sure about "The Spirit of Canada" - it's a straight rip off from Qantas "Spirit of Australia". They could have done something else, Proudly Canadian...

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by yycdel
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 115
Views: 17793

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

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jimbo737 wrote:
I have a feeling plane spotters might have some fun at YYC later today, provided some very diligent people 449 miles away are satisfied and sign on the dotted line.



C-FRYV delivery?

What's so special about that? Looks like current livery

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DXJCz2UWAAEb2Ze.jpg:large

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by yycdel
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 115
Views: 17793

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

Of course expected this from westjet

What a joke

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by yycdel
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 115
Views: 17793

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

Noise wrote:
Any update on this?



Should be announced anytime now, it was suppose to be at 12 noon MST

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by yycdel
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 10754

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

Non of the above helps the consumer. Give them the choices that so many other countries offer their travellers IF there is such a huge demand on the route, why hasn't Etihad also put an A380 on its service to Abu Dhabi and their network that flies many of the same places EK does? Pretty sure Etihad...

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by yycdel
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 10754

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

Maybe flydubai should buy 50 CSeries, then we might see Canadian gov move a bit on the bilaterals

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by yycdel
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 163
Views: 31495

Re: New Icelandair livery coming

I don't get the gray belly.
Why not blue?

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by yycdel
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Model Manufacturer question
Replies: 1
Views: 686

Re: Model Manufacturer question

Which scale? 1/200 or 1/400?

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by yycdel
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 115
Views: 17793

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

looks promising

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by yycdel
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated Air Canada fleet plan calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 23315

Re: Updated Air Canada fleet planes calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019

Will they add A321's, take the 737-9's, convert to 737-10? The rumour is A321Neo to replace the A321ceo. I know for certain that AC and Airbus have held talks over this idea, but where those went and realistically how serious they were I have no idea. What seems to be clear is the 737 max 9 will ne...

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by yycdel
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 22015

Re: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018

golfradio wrote:
Any idea what PD plans to do with its conditional order for the CS100?



Is the runway extension happening?

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by yycdel
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9 Abreast Layout Configurations
Replies: 24
Views: 2948

Re: 9 Abreast Layout Configurations

I think it is related to cost.

3-3-3 is identical sets of seats (easier to reconfigure or replace)

2-4-3 also needs 1 more entertainment box I think

I would personally also prefer 2-4-3

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by yycdel
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 10754

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

The UAE-Canada bilateral is 6x per week. EK was too stubborn to only take the 6. EY then came in , when it was relatively new airline, and commenced 3x weekly AUH-YYZ flights, EK soon followed by swallowing the last 3 available slots. I'm pretty sure this is one of EK's biggest regrets in history T...

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by yycdel
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 6974

Re: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017

A330neo, A321LR, etc could work for rouge if AC wants to get new planes......

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by yycdel
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 10754

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

Bilaterals only allow EK to operate 3x weekly into Canada. Otherwise EK would be at least daily, and probably 2x daily. EK has stated that it would be 2-3x daily to YYZ, and daily to YVR and YYC if they could have their way. Dreaming, no way there’s enough traffic for that! Probably there is (conne...

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by yycdel
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 10754

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

The UAE-Canada bilateral is 6x per week. EK was too stubborn to only take the 6. EY then came in , when it was relatively new airline, and commenced 3x weekly AUH-YYZ flights, EK soon followed by swallowing the last 3 available slots. I'm pretty sure this is one of EK's biggest regrets in history T...

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by yycdel
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 6974

Re: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017

I wonder if A321LR would be suitable for Rouge for some 763 replacements even though it's a bit smaller.

The rest can be replaced with A330s/788 from mainline

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by yycdel
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 115
Views: 17793

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

Hopefully it will be better than their Clip Art Swoop branding

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by yycdel
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 6974

Re: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017

chrisa330 wrote:
jmt18325 wrote:


Regional Replacement Aircraft.


What does this mean exactly?

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by yycdel
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 6974

Re: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017

Where are the 333 coming from?

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by yycdel
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Safety cards
Replies: 4
Views: 1547

Re: Safety cards

So you just send them a email or what? Twitter?

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by yycdel
Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Delta A321neo TATL Service?
Replies: 32
Views: 6165

Re: Possible A321neo TATL Service?

Might want to add Delta to the title

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by yycdel
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PEK surpassing ATL for busiest title?
Replies: 23
Views: 6231

Re: PEK surpassing ATL for busiest title

The consensus seems to be that PEK won’t overtake ATL anytime soon, if ever. However, PEK only needs 10 million to do this according to 2016 stats. PEK’s 94mil catching up to ATL’s 104mil seems realistic. Since no airport stays number 1 forever, if not PEK, what airport do you guys see taking the s...

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by yycdel
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 217851

Re: LH introduces revised livery

Problem is there are only 2 colors, which makes it look unbalanced, very lifeless and bland. Air France livery is even more white, but it works because there is just a bit of red which pops. 3 colors. Air Canada is also 3 colors. Qantas (also 3 colors) also has a bit of grey near the tail which bala...

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by yycdel
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airport 2017 Year-End Passenger Stats
Replies: 67
Views: 7943

Re: Canadian Airport 2017 Year-End Passenger Stats

Very nice to see YVR over 24M.

Just a few year ago they were lagging behind and seemed to be stuck at at 16-17M.

Finally growing at record pace to where they really should be.

Hope to see YUL cross 20m and YYZ cross 50m soon.

YYZ should be around 47M +/- this year

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by yycdel
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swoop start selling flights
Replies: 32
Views: 4228

Re: Swoop start selling flights

sixtyseven wrote:
Man oh man. The colours those owners are sporting CAN get worse. Hot Pink.

Shaking. My. Head



Lol at the clip art logo

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by yycdel
Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 217851

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

The font looks very dated, should have updated that also

Tail looks classy

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