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by chunhimlai
Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR making a U-turn and will reactivate 5 A380s in November
Replies: 12
Views: 3581

Re: QR making a U-turn and will reactivate 5 A380s in November

LHR LHR and LHR? Haha not likely this time I guess, since the flagship Q suite is prioritised for LHR ops. I'm guessing we will see them in asia and other European ports. Wonder what routes they’ll be on I think the first destination is China. Currently China has strictly limited international flig...

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by chunhimlai
Wed Sep 29, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn't AA or Delta taken a real swing at SJC?
Replies: 95
Views: 10258

Re: Why hasn't AA or Delta taken a real swing at SJC?

The main problem is that SJC is too small to build a true hub with economic of scale
Unfortunately neither there is room to expand SJC or move SJC in new area

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by chunhimlai
Tue Sep 28, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of England's Energy Crisis on UK Aviation
Replies: 42
Views: 5029

Re: Impact of England's Energy Crisis on UK Aviation

Only a few effect because the main reason of shortage is insufficient truck driver to carry petrol from fuel farm to fuel station and the fuel for major UK airport are supplied via pipeline from nearest seaport Truck drivers shortage is not a news, many of UK truck drivers come from Eastern European...

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by chunhimlai
Sat Sep 25, 2021 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meng Wanzhou headed back to China
Replies: 15
Views: 2574

Re: Meng Wanzhou headed back to China

How about the two Canadians?
Which flight do they fly?

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by chunhimlai
Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline with the oldest livery still flying/in use?
Replies: 90
Views: 14160

Re: Airline with the oldest livery still flying/in use?

Surprisingly no one mention ANA which started using the livery in 1980s except the company name changed from Kanji to English

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ANA Tristar in Kai Tak, 1988
source:https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9567446

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by chunhimlai
Thu Sep 16, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of Air Algerie
Replies: 10
Views: 2693

Re: The future of Air Algerie

Compared KQ and AZ, AH is better to intercontinental flight to Africa, a332 would be replaced by b789 and for long haul flight and the a332 could be converted to cargo freighter B737 could be replaced by a320 and a220 it could buy 20-30 a321xl for flight to India, South Africa countries and US east ...

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by chunhimlai
Sat Sep 11, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR new Terminal A and Gate A17
Replies: 41
Views: 7372

Re: EWR new Terminal A and Gate A17

May be the port authority find another place inside the terminal to relocate the flag and place a memorial

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by chunhimlai
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Sanford International Airport?
Replies: 57
Views: 9966

Re: Orlando Sanford International Airport?

In fact all 3 Orlando airports with regular commercial services were former air base

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by chunhimlai
Sun Sep 05, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Taxi time at CLT
Replies: 20
Views: 1608

Re: Taxi time at CLT

Thats the common problem of large airport

The same problem happens in AMS/DXG/NRT and even worse when the aircrafts have to pass though runway

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by chunhimlai
Sat Sep 04, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines launches Eastern Air Cargo
Replies: 109
Views: 12552

Re: Eastern Airlines launches Eastern Air Cargo

We get Eastern, Southern and Northern for air cargo
When will we see Western?

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by chunhimlai
Fri Sep 03, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Arabia to launch a ‘Fly Jinnah’ in Pakistan
Replies: 7
Views: 2294

Re: Air Arabia to launch a ‘Fly Jinnah’ in Pakistan

It means the airline based in Karachi instead of the newest and most advanced Islamabad airport

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by chunhimlai
Tue Aug 31, 2021 5:40 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: The most 747s in a single photo
Replies: 23
Views: 6174

Re: The most 747s in a single photo

It would be one of the boneyard

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by chunhimlai
Sun Aug 22, 2021 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCCs from Europe to Asia & Africa Thread - 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 2434

Re: LCCs from Europe to Asia & Africa Thread - 2021

Btw TR is a low cost airline offering real business class intraeurope

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by chunhimlai
Sat Aug 21, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Goods are Shipped by Air
Replies: 63
Views: 8950

Re: What Goods are Shipped by Air

everything that you can imagine

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by chunhimlai
Fri Aug 20, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mexico city's new airport to be improved Santa Lucía Airport
Replies: 212
Views: 46474

Re: Updated: Mexico city's new airport to be improved Santa Lucía Airport

What do i miss and whats the news for that airport recently?

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by chunhimlai
Wed Aug 18, 2021 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Approves EWR Airtrain
Replies: 54
Views: 6796

Re: FAA Approves EWR Airtrain

Do EWR airtrain use same system as LGA one?

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by chunhimlai
Thu Aug 12, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami
Replies: 23
Views: 5039

Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

My first thought is 650kg or 6.5 tones cocaine

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by chunhimlai
Tue Aug 10, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL BOS hub
Replies: 58
Views: 11794

Re: DL BOS hub

Logan is too small for any airline to build a fortress hub or even a small hub like LAX

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by chunhimlai
Tue Aug 10, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Say hello to the "Green Africa" airline. AOC received.
Replies: 20
Views: 2931

Re: Say hello to the "Green Africa" airline. AOC received.

The Lagos airport is too small for two home carriers and the operator should start planning a new airport

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by chunhimlai
Fri Aug 06, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon set to Open EWR hub from 2023
Replies: 35
Views: 4659

Re: Amazon set to Open EWR hub from 2023

It looks like a regional center for New York city rather than the traditional “hub”

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by chunhimlai
Wed Aug 04, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q3 2021 vs Q3 2019 top 25 airports | four actually up in seats slc, den, mia, phx
Replies: 31
Views: 3965

Re: Q3 2021 vs Q3 2019 top 25 airports | four actually up in seats slc, den, mia, phx

If SLC keep growing at 5% in the future, the new terminal complex will be overcapacity (38m) in around 2030.
So it has to start thinking how the terminal could further expand now

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by chunhimlai
Tue Aug 03, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 276
Views: 74533

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Latest image for A21N interior https://facebook.com/412896745390552/posts/4814483985231784/?d=n https://www.facebook.com/192678424122112/posts/4407622775960968/?d=n Key point: 12C+190Y Business class: recliner seat for max 40deg, 15.6” 4K screen Economic class: 11.6 inch 4k screen with bluetooth and...

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jul 31, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 30
Views: 6585

Re: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2021

[photoid][/photoid] According skyliner.de first 738 is already fully painted at Guanghzou...any pic please? Tks Here it is at CAN. https://i.ibb.co/tqnYZC5/IMG-20210731-WA0000.jpg Very simple, just like in the flyer. Sponsored by Nintendo? https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/7d/Ni...

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jul 31, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sam Chui's video on the current state of the ME3
Replies: 32
Views: 4957

Re: Sam Chui's video on the current state of the ME3

Istanbul is more closer than ME3 means TK can serve more Europe city by narrowbodies with more frequency, but it is too far to reach Australia

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which is the airport near Olympic venue
Replies: 7
Views: 2216

Re: Which is the airport near Olympic venue

The avenue is on the final approach of HND runway 22 (5km)

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "CO2 Emissions Would Fall 34% If Every Fleet Was As Young As Wizz Air’s"
Replies: 61
Views: 5713

Re: "CO2 Emissions Would Fall 34% If Every Fleet Was As Young As Wizz Air’s"

Further 34% would be fallen if every fleet was as dense as Wizz Air’s

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by chunhimlai
Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR Lightning Strike Problems
Replies: 22
Views: 5678

Re: EWR Lightning Strike Problems

so it is essential to build far separation runways in EWR to reduce delay

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jul 15, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scoot opens Berlin - Athens
Replies: 13
Views: 2909

Re: Scoot opens Berlin - Athens

Unlike D7, TR Business class are still recliner seat like PY seat for long-haul flight

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jul 15, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines Group approved plan to sell and retire entire fleet of ATR 72
Replies: 12
Views: 2593

Re: Vietnam Airlines Group approved plan to sell and retire entire fleet of ATR 72

Why VN need replacement?
It only have 2 ATR and it would be better to serve by A320

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jul 15, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: EU plans tax on aviation fuel - to be announced on 14th of July
Replies: 59
Views: 6162

Re: FT: EU plans tax on aviation fuel - to be announced on 14th of July

Meanwhile EU officials spend 50% more on private jet in last 5 tears

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fleet with the highest average capacity
Replies: 21
Views: 4452

Re: Fleet with the highest average capacity

French Bee

They have 4 a359 with 411 seats each

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jul 02, 2021 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will have more debt now, AA or UA ?
Replies: 18
Views: 4292

Re: Who will have more debt now, AA or UA ?

You can check their annual report to find the result

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jun 26, 2021 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How would a new EWR terminal 2 work out and what would a new EWR terminal 3 look like?
Replies: 43
Views: 5927

Re: How would a new EWR terminal 2 work out and what would a new EWR terminal 3 look like?

In long run PANYNJ should build extra runway and new terminals to accommodate the future growth or NYC
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Runways: 8
Area: 5900 acres
Movement: 200/hr (visual) / 140/hr (instrument)
Pax capacity: 120mpax annual
Cargo capacity: 5m tons annual

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jun 19, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA again looking at leaving Gatwick
Replies: 69
Views: 16511

Re: BA again looking at leaving Gatwick

how many daily flight do BA fly per-covid?

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by chunhimlai
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 847
Views: 222123

Re: Rumor: Used Delta Aircraft Order

It just paid 62million for not to purchase 4 a350 last year

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by chunhimlai
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Are Small Airports Managing Their Post-COVID Boom?
Replies: 28
Views: 3749

Re: How Are Small Airports Managing Their Post-COVID Boom?

Either close the airport or expand to a large airport

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Antwerp ceases operations
Replies: 14
Views: 3917

Re: Air Antwerp ceases operations

doesnt it just announce to restart LCY-ANR?

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jun 12, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes
Replies: 126
Views: 19904

Re: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes

it means 28+ flight daily

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK and the lack of low-cost carriers
Replies: 81
Views: 9894

Re: JFK and the lack of low-cost carriers

Another option is to massively expand JFK to accommodate most airliners Thee new JFK with 5 runways with 8000000ft terminal with up to 180 MARS code F and 70 code C apron and 150mpax capacity compared to 142 pax apron with 70mpax capacity in 2030 masterplan https://i.imgur.com/RuzCYqz.gif PS: the te...

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK and the lack of low-cost carriers
Replies: 81
Views: 9894

Re: JFK and the lack of low-cost carriers

It require a new mega airport who can serve more than 150mpax, which is unlikely in near future

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jun 03, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Airlines Engaged In A Dispute With Owner Of Toronto City Airport
Replies: 39
Views: 8662

Re: Porter Airlines Engaged In A Dispute With Owner Of Toronto City Airport

Porter could buy YTZ and expand it for its future hub

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by chunhimlai
Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL almost had a people mover
Replies: 25
Views: 4973

Re: STL almost had a people mover

IF AA still hub there and with WN expansion, STL need massive expansion to accommodate the future need. STL 2030 Size: 5950 acres (Currently 2800 acres) Runway 12000ft x 4 Terminal: 9500000ft with up to 200 code C pax stands, 90mpax Cargo facilities: 2000000ft cargo terminal and 60 stands to serve 7...

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by chunhimlai
Tue Jun 01, 2021 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL almost had a people mover
Replies: 25
Views: 4973

Re: STL almost had a people mover

Btw if AA still hub there and with WN it would likely as big as DEN/PHX

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by chunhimlai
Mon May 31, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airports of the World - Technical and Operational Data
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Re: Airports of the World - Technical and Operational Data

Thats call Aeronautical Information Publication
You can find most of the countries’ data freely online by searching with keyword (country + AIP/AIS)

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by chunhimlai
Sun May 30, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kai Tak Checkerboard - Restored
Replies: 23
Views: 10602

Re: Kai Tak Checkerboard - Restored

Any info about the current condition of Kai Tak? They are some resident and office building. A large sport park and two large hospitals are also under construction . At the end of runway there is a cruise terminal. Most of the old structure has been torn down except the old cargo terminal 2 (now a ...

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by chunhimlai
Thu May 27, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clermont-Ferrand Airport
Replies: 17
Views: 3270

Re: Clermont-Ferrand Airport

If there is enough subsidy, there would have CFE-FNJ route

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by chunhimlai
Wed May 26, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air and Air Baltic (and other airlines) plan to fly around Belarusian airspace
Replies: 90
Views: 14401

Re: Wizz Air and Air Baltic (and other airlines) plan to fly around Belarusian airspace

How can Belarusian airlines survive when most of the airspace are closed?

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by chunhimlai
Mon May 24, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 703
Views: 73480

Re: Tim Clark: Emirates will refuse B777X delivery if not per contract

a way to delay its order

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by chunhimlai
Sun May 23, 2021 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 190
Views: 28124

Re: DFW Terminals A/C getting Piers & Terminal C Renovation

https://www.airporthistory.org/dfw-rebuild-1.html

The construction cost is 1.65 billion in 1989, which is equal to 4 billion in 2021
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I think it is too short-sighted and they should start considering replacement of all 4 terminals like this
https://www.airporthistory.org/dfw-rebuild-1.html

The construction cost is 1.65 billion in 1989, which is equal to 4 billion in 2021

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