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by chunhimlai
Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: report - YTZ to have pre-clearance by 2023
Replies: 25
Views: 3264

Re: report - YTZ to have pre-clearance by 2023

I think YTZ is too small to build preclearance facilities

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by chunhimlai
Fri Dec 03, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 years without Pan Am
Replies: 72
Views: 7164

Re: 30 years without Pan Am

The world and the aviation industry work as usual

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by chunhimlai
Tue Nov 30, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the environmental impact of standby staff air travel?
Replies: 62
Views: 7523

Re: What's the environmental impact of standby staff air travel?

the low marginal cost for standby ticket means its environment cost is low too

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by chunhimlai
Tue Nov 30, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did Virgin Atlantic order the A330's instead of more B787's?
Replies: 25
Views: 4384

Re: Why did Virgin Atlantic order the A330's instead of more B787's?

A339 has same capacity of B789, cheaper price and the range is enough to most of the destinations (except south africa and china)

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by chunhimlai
Fri Nov 12, 2021 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scoot launches SIN-BKK-LGW
Replies: 20
Views: 5293

Re: TR launches SIN-BKK-LGW

Galwayman wrote:
Will it have transit rights over Russia? If it doesn’t need or have to do big detours that’s much more better than going via the gulf ..



Unlikely, most of the flight between west Europe and Bangkok pass through Turkey and Iran/Iraq instead

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by chunhimlai
Sun Nov 07, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Infrastructure Bill - Airports
Replies: 19
Views: 2494

Re: Infrastructure Bill - Airports

Do not expect too much physical changed
Each airport can get only a few million dollar which is only enough for little Computer/security/airfield/road traffic upgrade

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by chunhimlai
Sun Nov 07, 2021 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of the Ethiopian conflict on ET and ADD
Replies: 46
Views: 9267

Re: Impact of the Ethiopian conflict on ET and ADD

BTW does it affect the construction of new addis ababa airport?

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by chunhimlai
Sat Nov 06, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are some airlines starting to avoid airspace over northern South China Sea?
Replies: 7
Views: 1983

Re: Are some airlines starting to avoid airspace over northern South China Sea?

Most airline avoid China Airspace because its delay is more regular than the other zone, so even CX would try to avoid China airspace as much as possible

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by chunhimlai
Fri Nov 05, 2021 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces TLV from December
Replies: 19
Views: 4093

Re: Emirates Announces TLV from December

Israel and UAE are two countries of trade, I expect "a lot" of business traffic from my point of view Israeli holidaymakers too, Dubai is a perfect gate-away trip for 2-5 days And finally a decent proportion of the UAE resident population is Palestinian for which the flights can finally s...

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by chunhimlai
Wed Nov 03, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow: Luggage belt filled with frozen fish crates
Replies: 29
Views: 6702

Re: Heathrow: Luggage belt filled with frozen fish crates

Nothing special when you work in luggage related position before

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by chunhimlai
Sat Oct 23, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: European airport expansions
Replies: 7
Views: 1235

Re: European airport expansions

What's the status with LHR's expansion? Is it halted again? SVO planned to add a new terminal, but that's been delayed. They opened a third runway in 2019. Amsterdam is renovating terminals. Frankfurt is building the new Terminal 3 however delayed. Isn't Munich set to expand as well? Berlin has two...

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by chunhimlai
Fri Oct 22, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: European airport expansions
Replies: 7
Views: 1235

Re: European airport expansions

Google “(country) airport expansion” and you can find many useful information

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by chunhimlai
Fri Oct 22, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brussels Airlines New Livery
Replies: 212
Views: 42163

Re: Brussels Airlines “New Chapter”

The “new” final chapter: Declare bankrupt and start insolvency proceeding

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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: 3637

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: 10459

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: 5137

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: 2636

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: 14410

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

Image

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: 2727

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: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 427
Views: 27092

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 Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 369
Views: 48020

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: 1656

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: 12747

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: 2330

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: 6345

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: 17
Views: 3127

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: 9103

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: 46706

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: 6915

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: 5115

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: 11927

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: 2978

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 Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 1257
Views: 176462

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: 4063

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: 302
Views: 85805

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: 6677

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: 5078

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: 2250

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: 5827

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: 5731

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: Singapore Airlines Group News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 59143

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: 2636

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: 6253

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: 4501

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: 4317

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: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 427
Views: 27092

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
Image

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: 16662

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: 925
Views: 257070

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: 3796

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

Either close the airport or expand to a large airport

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