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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 98 LAX-MEL maintenance divert to NAN
Replies: 32
Views: 9389

Re: United 98 LAX-MEL maintenance divert to NAN

So what were the logistics involved for solving this problem, aircraft wise? Was anything canceled in order to use the plane for the stuck NAN paxs?

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian A330 HNL-FCO
Replies: 74
Views: 20646

Re: Hawaiian A330 HNL-FCO

Is HA ramping up the new livery paint on their A330s? Used to be just N361HA, but now N360HA was just repainted and now comes N380HA.

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 717 Being Scrapped
Replies: 42
Views: 17343

Re: First 717 Being Scrapped

How much can an airline benefit from using one frame as a scrap pool? There are only so much of each thing: 2 inboard flaps, 1 tail jackscrew, etc

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 35353

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

Is it still coming to LAX on October 5?

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by QANTAS747-438
Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn't UA deployed 77W on the longest 77E routes?
Replies: 15
Views: 3382

Re: Why hasn't UA deployed 77W on the longest 77E routes?

Siren wrote:
although I heard that UA was paying Boeing to raise the MTOW on them (a paperwork change of some sort).


How do you raise the MTOW on a plane?

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by QANTAS747-438
Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti looking at 2 jets to join their ATR fleet
Replies: 26
Views: 4367

Re: Air Tahiti looking at 2 jets to join their ATR fleet

TC957 wrote:
tquote="QANTAS747-438"]Can anyone do a mock up of the new TN livery on these planes to see what they would look like?

It's Air Tahiti ( VT ) that's getting these 2 new jets, not Air Tahiti Nui ( TN ).[/quote]

Ugh, stupid mistake on my part! Thanks.

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by QANTAS747-438
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti looking at 2 jets to join their ATR fleet
Replies: 26
Views: 4367

Re: Air Tahiti looking at 2 jets to join their ATR fleet

Can anyone do a mock up of the new TN livery on these planes to see what they would look like?

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 35353

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

Why does it still have the older tiare flower on the tail instead of the new stylized one?

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by QANTAS747-438
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 312329

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

I still don't get why the old tiare flower design is on the 789 when they unveiled a refreshed flower design along with the new livery?

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by QANTAS747-438
Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 312329

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Any updates on the TN 789?

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 76985

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

So if true, nothing at HNL will be done on the terminal level alongside the other airlines or will there be stairs going down to the tarmac for boarding?

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 76985

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

KMCOFlyer wrote:
According to the article, it looks like that WN will have there own gate area at HNL, and will be using handstand boarding at the end of the Diamond Head Concourse (Gates G7-G10). I never even know the Diamond Head Concourse had a lower level Ground Level facility until now.


You mean like BUR?

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by QANTAS747-438
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 76985

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Let's not confuse "food" with "meals". I suspect this will be nothing more than a BOB product offering, and not meal service for each and every pax. Kelly recently hinted of new revenue streams, I could imagine this is it. Pre-packaged sandwiches and bistro snacks require zero p...

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by QANTAS747-438
Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 76985

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

WN is hosting an event in HNL on August 7 hopefully we will get an update or announcement on the flight schedule for Hawaii. That's promising news. Do you have any further details about what type of an event it is? Press conference? Time? It's a travel industry event called "A Southwest Talk S...

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by QANTAS747-438
Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 35353

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

Is there any update on when the first frame will be built?

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH175 LAX-NRT returning to LAX due to a passenger being onboard who shouldnt be onboard
Replies: 94
Views: 19967

Re: NH175 LAX-NRT returning to LAX due to a passenger being onboard who shouldnt be onboard

Could they have used one of the new boarding machines at TBIT that scan your face? Perhaps that failed?

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 259
Views: 23900

Re: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread

TN is to have it's first 789 delivered in October 2018. When will production on the plane begin?

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity
Replies: 51
Views: 17784

Re: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity

Do we know the tail numbers of the two new 777s?

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by QANTAS747-438
Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity
Replies: 51
Views: 17784

Re: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity

Any updates on this new visual identity?

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Southwest Airlines ever expand into Alaska, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wyoming?
Replies: 77
Views: 20426

Re: Will Southwest Airlines ever expand into Alaska, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wyoming?

Years ago, WN brought up the topic. They said that SD, ND, WY, MT all represented at or below 1% of all air traffic in the US, and that they were ok to give up that 1% to focus on bigger things. That was around 2005.

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 457
Views: 61245

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

I heard that there's an ETOPS rule stating that engines must have 90 minutes to cool down after an ETOPS flight. Is this true? If so, would that affect an interisland tag (OAK-HNL-KOA-OAK)?

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by QANTAS747-438
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 46325

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

jaybird wrote:
Would love to see HA pick up the 787 and have a fleet of 787s in Hawaiian colors based here in Honolulu!


Absolutely! Can anyone create a rendering of a HA 787 in the 2017 livery?

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian airports and aviation - 2017
Replies: 88
Views: 11153

Re: Hawaiian Aviation Thread

When does HA N361HA get put into service? I saw it was flown to PAE on September 29.

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 6-month Anniversary of LOT Polish Airlines serving WAW-LAX. Has it been a success?
Replies: 24
Views: 10461

Re: 6-month Anniversary of LOT Polish Airlines serving WAW-LAX. Has it been a success?

I see it boarding often and it definitely looks full. Lots of connections. No numbers to support it.

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by QANTAS747-438
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 846
Views: 255587

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

qf789 wrote:
Another MAX delivered for Southwest, N8714Q


8714 was delivered with "ETOPS" painted on the gear doors. I believe this is the first WN MAX to have that. Wonder why the others don't?

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by QANTAS747-438
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future direct US Mainland to MNL flights other than PAL
Replies: 7
Views: 1156

Re: Future direct US Mainland to MNL flights other than PAL

UA made public desires a few years ago to fly the 787 SFO-MNL, but nothing ever came out of it.

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories
Replies: 249
Views: 28999

Re: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories

There's an evidence photo on Flyertalk, a Hawaiian theme decoration at LAX gate 18 podium. Don't give up ! https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/southwest-airlines-rapid-rewards/842151-consolidated-wn-hawai-i-rumors-thread-post-ata-28.html It's Spirit Week at WN. Across the country, today is Aloha Shirt ...

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories
Replies: 249
Views: 28999

Re: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories

flydulles wrote:
Courious If we don't get any news from today thru like Friday is this over?


No, my money is on the Company event in LA in October.

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories
Replies: 249
Views: 28999

Re: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories

WPvsMW wrote:
Bait and switch will damage WN's reputation in the Islands. Long memories here, and could lower local resistance to a mainland carrier basing an interisland fleet in the Islands.


In WNs defense, they never claimed to have any news. It's all been rampant speculation by the internet.

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories
Replies: 249
Views: 28999

Re: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories

wnflyguy wrote:
Well Word coming in Brian Hawkins for WN addresses the conference that WN has no plans to release anything at this time. Then put the typical WN PR culture blah blah blah not if when spin.

Flyguy


That was yesterday in an article for Hawaii News Now.

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by QANTAS747-438
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 39970

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Looks like PAL will soon be starting MNL-YVR-ORD 4x a week and MNL-YVR-IAH 3x a week, all on 77Ws. JFK will be nonstop on the A359 in the beginning of summer 2018 and SEA to be added in 4Q 2018.

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by QANTAS747-438
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 39970

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

When do the two upcoming 777s begin construction?

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by QANTAS747-438
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories
Replies: 249
Views: 28999

Re: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories

wnflyguy wrote:
Just saw this morning from a friends email the first few MAX800 all have overhead life rafts compartments. One step closer!

Flyguy


So do 50+ of our 700s.

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?
Replies: 120
Views: 36641

Re: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?

Just saw on Hawaiian's Facebook page that N361HA, an A330, is painted in the new livery.

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by QANTAS747-438
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN schedule extension 8/28/17
Replies: 365
Views: 39688

Re: WN schedule extension 8/28/17

I wonder if the MAX delivery was the big announcement.[/quote] I don't think so. There's no secret with the MAX. They're visible up at Boeing, we know they start on Oct 1st, etc. It has to be delivered between now and then, so no real surprise. Hearing that something will be at the October company e...

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by QANTAS747-438
Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN schedule extension 8/28/17
Replies: 365
Views: 39688

Re: WN schedule extension 8/28/17

Obviously the goal is to put the hurt on Alaska in California due to the VX/AS merger, but are these flights just knee jerk reactions (especially SJD out of SMF)? If WN does "beat" Alaska, will these flights go away? Seems like if the market was there, WN would have added these routes in t...

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN schedule extension 8/28/17
Replies: 365
Views: 39688

Re: WN schedule extension 8/28/17

There's decent buzz going around about a possible Hawaii announcement either on this schedule release or at the Company event in October. Just a rumor.

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by QANTAS747-438
Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?
Replies: 120
Views: 36641

Re: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?

Any A330 livery update? Any of them taken out of service for a lengthy period of time?

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 39970

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Any idea what the tail numbers will be on PRs upcoming two 777 deliveries?

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by QANTAS747-438
Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia announces a net loss of $185 million for FY16/17
Replies: 103
Views: 11128

Re: Virgin Australia announces a net loss of $185 million for FY16/17

What's a brief explanation as to the main factors why Virgin Australia is not very profitable?

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA invest $1.5 billion in LAX facilities
Replies: 59
Views: 14741

Re: AA invest $1.5 billion in LAX facilities

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-1zsOGGJTCpM/WXoqZYLMtkI/AAAAAAAAMac/8rn32Nmc3LEOpejpc3Vh4RbeIOjyCc6hQCLcBGAs/s1600/CV1450386.JPG Looks like two gates on the north side. This is to build one of the tunnels (I think a utility tunnel). Will these gates be returned to service once the underground work is fi...

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by QANTAS747-438
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA adds PDX-OGG, on A321neo
Replies: 52
Views: 8626

Re: HA adds PDX-OGG

OAK-LIH and LAX-KOA also announced, year round.

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by QANTAS747-438
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?
Replies: 120
Views: 36641

Re: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?

I heard on May 1, when it was unveiled, that the A330s would begin to be painted around August or September. Is this still true?

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by QANTAS747-438
Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 259
Views: 23900

Re: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread

KanaHawaii wrote:
And then you have Hawaiian where they price their flights to the point where their profit margin is dependent on how to redistribute weight on their flights. .


What do you mean by this?

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by QANTAS747-438
Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Secondary China Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 4590

Re: US-Secondary China Thread

travelin man wrote:
I'm surprised Chongqing isn't being served with direct flights to the USA.


Hainan flies it nonstop, LAX-CKG on a 788.

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by QANTAS747-438
Sat Jun 03, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 39970

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

I've noticed that the 75th anniversary stickers on the PR 777s have begun to be removed.

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by QANTAS747-438
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest applies for Turks & Caicos
Replies: 42
Views: 7148

Re: Southwest applies for Turks & Caicos

This route is now bookable on WN. Starts November 5th. 12:35-15:25 FLL-PLS 16:20-17:15 PLS-FLL Allows absolutely no chance for the west coast to connect to PLS. WN desperately needs a West Coast to Florida nonstop and redeye. Nobody wants to go West Coast, stop, change planes, overnight, then conne...

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by QANTAS747-438
Fri May 26, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 39970

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

When will PAL 773 RP-C7772 get its engine cowlings painted white? It's had one gray section on both engines for close to several years.

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by QANTAS747-438
Sat May 20, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 5/18/17 Predictions
Replies: 178
Views: 26241

Re: WN Schedule Release 5/18/17 Predictions

I noticed the PM LAX-CUN flight is not there any longer.

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by QANTAS747-438
Thu May 04, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?
Replies: 120
Views: 36641

Re: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?

Has Gemini Jets begun pre-ordering yet?

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