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by fi622
Fri May 01, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Scheduled long distance routes with small aircraft (incl stopovers)?
Replies: 49
Views: 4646

Re: Scheduled long distance routes with small aircraft (incl stopovers)?

Fiji air. HNL to NAN 737 800 sometimes stop for fuel I believe in Samoa FJ operates NAN-APW-HNL and NAN-CXI-HNL on a B738. This is the only service that CXI sees outside of a few domestic flights to the Line Islands with Air Kiribati. The APW-NAN leg provides services to HNL, which compliments the ...

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by fi622
Fri May 01, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your last trip and the next trip you cancelled
Replies: 49
Views: 2317

Re: Your last trip and the next trip you cancelled

Last trip: MSY-JFK, EWR-ATL-MSY DL A319/B739/B752 Cancelled trip for late March: MSY-ATL-AMS DL B752/A333 AMS-KBP PS B739 IEV-OZH-MSQ M9 ??? MSQ-TLL B2 E175 TLL-WAW-PRG LO CRJ9/DH8D PRG-IST-JED TK A321/A333 JED-ADD-VFA-GBE ET B77W/B788 GBE-JNB BP AT76 JNB-ATL-MSY DL B77L/MD90 Planned but not booked ...

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by fi622
Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most geographically nonsensical routing?
Replies: 66
Views: 5226

Re: Most geographically nonsensical routing?

My oddest routings are as follows: EWR-ARN-CPH-BRU-FRA-NUE-FRA-RUH-BAH-MCT-CAI-SSH instead of JFK-CAI-SSH BNE-PER-DOH-JFK-DOH-SYD-BNE instead of BNE-YVR/LAX-EWR/JFK MXP-FRA-PVG-TPE-SIN-BNE instead of MXP-SIN-BNE all to catch the BR B744 on PVG-TPE in J two weeks before they retired the aircraft. BNE...

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by fi622
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your List Of Discontinued Routes You Have Flown
Replies: 109
Views: 7841

Re: Your List Of Discontinued Routes You Have Flown

fi622 wrote:
LNS-IAD on 6G - Sun Air Express PA31
EWR-BHX
ADD-BBO on ET B73G/B738
FGI-PPG-PGI on 5W DHC6. FGI is now closed with all flights relocated to APW as of 31 December 2019


Forgot one:

MNL-DRW PR A320

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by fi622
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your List Of Discontinued Routes You Have Flown
Replies: 109
Views: 7841

Re: Your List Of Discontinued Routes You Have Flown

LNS-IAD on 6G - Sun Air Express PA31
EWR-BHX
ADD-BBO on ET B73G/B738
FGI-PPG-PGI on 5W DHC6. FGI is now closed with all flights relocated to APW as of 31 December 2019

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by fi622
Tue May 28, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 5037

Re: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread - 2019

Did real tonga airlines got a new plane? I just saw a plane that overflew me in Vava'u that wasn't their saab but I am not sure what is what looked old fashioned with the wings mounted far forward. Any idea. Can't speak to the Real Tonga side, but it is possible that you saw a Talofa Airways' Aeroc...

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by fi622
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Twin Otters on the Equator: Air Kiribati, Tarawa to Abemama (TRW-AEA-TRW)
Replies: 11
Views: 4370

Re: Twin Otters on the Equator: Air Kiribati, Tarawa to Abemama (TRW-AEA-TRW)

Thank you for the kind comments! I'll see if I have enough photos from the Nauru Airlines flights to put together a report. I've flown them a decent amount-- both as 'Our Airline' and Nauru Airlines. your stayed at dreamers didn't you? How did you like it? We did! It's our usual base when we head to...

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by fi622
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Twin Otters on the Equator: Air Kiribati, Tarawa to Abemama (TRW-AEA-TRW)
Replies: 11
Views: 4370

Twin Otters on the Equator: Air Kiribati, Tarawa to Abemama (TRW-AEA-TRW)

Twin Otters on the Equator Browsing through trip reports has given me the motivation to write my first report: Tarawa – Abemama – Tarawa (TRW-AEA-TRW) on Air Kiribati (4A) Some think that being stranded on a remote is a romantic idea… that is, until it actually happens. June 2016 took my partner an...

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by fi622
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 statistics
Replies: 51
Views: 3370

Re: Your 2018 statistics

Total distance traveled: 217,183km Sectors flown: 60 Longest flight: IAH-SYD, 13836 km Shortest flight: YVR-ZNA, 55km Largest Aircraft: B777-300ER, Air New Zealand Smallest Aircraft: Cessna 402C, Cape Air Nothernmost: YYC Southernmost: MEL Easternmost: NAN Westernmost: APW New Aircraft: B737 Max 8, ...

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by fi622
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest commercial helicopter route?
Replies: 17
Views: 1634

Re: Longest commercial helicopter route?

Any ideas? Air Greenland operates a large number of helicopter routes. I have no idea which is the longest. I checked a random route: Tasiilaq-Isortoq (AGM-IOQ), which is 39nm. I'm sure they have longer ones. Gruß, masi1157 Helijet has Vancouver Harbour Heliport (CXH) to Victoria Harbour (CBF7) whi...

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by fi622
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you flown the alphabet?
Replies: 36
Views: 2481

Re: Have you flown the alphabet?

A: A3, AA, AB, AC, AF, AS, AY B: B6, BE, BR, BT C: CA, CI, CM, CO, CX, CZ D: DL, DY, E: ET, EW, EY F: FA, FI, FJ, FL, FM, FR G: -- H: H3, HC, HY I: IE J: JB, JQ, JS K: KL L: LA, LH, LX M: MS, MU, MZ N: NF, NO, NZ O: OL, ON, OZ P: PC, PR Q: QF, QK, QR R: RO, RZ S: SA, SK, SN, SQ T: TG, TP, TT U: UA, ...

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by fi622
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you landed at the alphabet?
Replies: 59
Views: 4587

Re: Have you landed at the alphabet?

Q is the only one that I have missing. Will be adding YOW, ZNA, CXH later this week. A: ACK, ADD, ADL, AEA, AKL, ALA, AMS, APW, ARN, ATH, ATL, AUH, AYQ B: BAH, BBO, BCI, BHX, BKK, BNE, BOS, BRU, BTR, BUF, C: CAI, CBR, CDG, CGK, CGN, CIA, CKY, CLE, CLT, CPH, CPT D: DEN, DGT, DIL, DLY, DOH, DPS, DRW, ...

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by fi622
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 331
Views: 37770

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

Flown January 2018 JFK-ICN OZ B772 HL7700 ICN-HKG CX A333 B-LAN HKG-BNE CX A359 B-LRO March 2018 BNE-SYD QF B738 VH-VZH SYD-IAH UA B789 N36962 IAH-EWR UA B763 N644UA April 2018 EWR-ORD UA B772 N795UA ORD-MSY UA B738 N14231 BTR-IAH UA B145 N21537 IAH-SYD UA B789 N17963 SYD-BNE QF B738 VH-XZN BNE-SYD...

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by fi622
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Wide Body Service
Replies: 54
Views: 6171

Re: Shortest Wide Body Service

One that is no longer flown that comes to mind-- FIH-BZV on ET clocking in at 16 miles. Flown by a variety of types with ET including the B763/B788 as well the UTA DC10 and SN B743 in the past. Another that comes to mind with ET is DLA-SSG (72mi) on the B788. I flew CKY-FNA (72mi) as part of CDG-FNA...

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by fi622
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 331
Views: 37770

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

Flown January 2018 JFK-ICN OZ B772 HL7700 ICN-HKG CX A333 B-LAN HKG-BNE CX A359 B-LRO March 2018 BNE-SYD QF B738 VH-VZH SYD-IAH UA B789 N36962 IAH-EWR UA B763 N644UA April 2018 EWR-ORD UA B772 N795UA ORD-MSY UA B738 N14231 BTR-IAH UA B145 N21537 IAH-SYD UA B789 N17963 SYD-BNE QF B738 VH-XZN BNE-SYD...

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by fi622
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Boeing 747 history
Replies: 88
Views: 5921

Re: Your Boeing 747 history

10 total-
CA - 1
LH - 4
QF - 4
BR - 1

March-2010 CA982 JFK-PEK B747-400 B-2447
June/July-2013 LH403/630/631/402 EWR-FRA-DXB-FRA-EWR B747-400 D-ABVH/W/O
March-2016 QF15/11/12/16 BNE-LAX-JFK-LAX-BNE B747-400ER VH-OEG
July-2017 BR711 PVG-TPE B747-400 B-16411

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by fi622
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Taking a trip just to fly on a specific type of plane
Replies: 100
Views: 7079

Re: Taking a trip just to fly on a specific type of plane

I've certainly included random legs to catch specific types on otherwise necessary trips. A few that come to mind: September 2015 Had to go from LCA-FRA so naturally, I did the following: LCA-OTP-MAD RO A318/A313 MAD-FRA LA B789 (J) July 2017 MXP-BNE turned into MXP-FRA-PVG-TPE-SIN-BNE just to inclu...

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by fi622
Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 243
Views: 19301

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

Flown January JFK-ICN OZ A388 HL7625 ICN-SYD OZ A388 HL7635 SYD-BNE QF B738 VH-VYL March BNE-MEL QF B738 VH-VZB MEL-BNE JQ A321 VH-VWW BNE-PER VA B738 VH-YIG PER-DOH QR B77W A7-BAA DOH-JFK QR B77W A7-BEE April JFK-DOH QR B77W A7-BEF DOH-SYD QR A388 A7-APA SYD-BNE QR B738 VH-VXF BNE-VLI NF B738 YJ-A...

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by fi622
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 259
Views: 24185

Re: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread

Air Kiribati's (IK) Dash-8-100 arrived in Tarawa (TRW) earlier. There will be a series of proving flights scheduled before it joins revenue service alongside the Twin Otter and Harbin Y-12's in their fleet.

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by fi622
Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 243
Views: 19301

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

Flown January JFK-ICN OZ A388 HL7625 ICN-SYD OZ A388 HL7635 SYD-BNE QF B738 VH-VYL March BNE-MEL QF B738 VH-VZB MEL-BNE JQ A321 VH-VWW BNE-PER VA B738 VH-YIG PER-DOH QR B77W A7-BAA DOH-JFK QR B77W A7-BEE April JFK-DOH QR B77W A7-BEF DOH-SYD QR A388 A7-APA SYD-BNE QR B738 VH-VXF BNE-VLI NF B738 YJ-A...

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by fi622
Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's the most number of stops you've made on a trip between two cities?
Replies: 89
Views: 5043

Re: What's the most number of stops you've made on a trip between two cities?

A few come to mind:
EWR-FRA-DXB-ADD-BBO (LH/ET)
TBU-AKL-PVG-ICN-MNL (NZ/OZ)
EWR-ARN-CPH-BRU-FRA-RUH-BAH-MCT-CAI (UA/SK/SN/LH/WY)
TRW-MAJ-KWA-KSA-PNI-TKK-GUM-KIX-BKK-MEL-BNE (ON/UA/TG/TT)

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by fi622
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare Scheduled Aircraft You Can Book, 2017 Q3
Replies: 30
Views: 2628

Re: Rare Scheduled Aircraft You Can Book, 2017 Q3

A few more in Australia and a few out of the Cook Islands B733 Nauru Airlines and Norfolk Island Airlines opb Nauru Airlines BNE-INU (Nauru Airlines) BNE-NLK (Norfolk Island Airlines) F70 Virgin Australia operated by Alliance Airlines BNE-GLT/PQQ/BDB/EMD F100 Virgin Australia operated by Alliance Ai...

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by fi622
Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2017 List of 5th-freedom routes
Replies: 50
Views: 7954

Re: 2017 List of 5th-freedom routes

A few more: ON TRW-MAJ-PNI B733 TK JIB-MGQ B738 WB COO-LBV B73G KQ ACC-ROB-FNA B737 KL FNA-ROB A332 SN FNA-ROB A332/333 SN DKR-CKY A333 ZI (Aigle Azur) CKY-BKO A320 ET ABJ-CKY B788 ET DKR-BKO B788 ET DLA-SSG B788 TU DKR-BKO A320 TU NIM-ABJ A320 AT BJL-OXB B738 AT LBV-SSG B738 EK ABJ-ACC B77W MS ABJ-...

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by fi622
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports that don't have an airline based in it's country flying in or out of it
Replies: 11
Views: 952

Re: Airports that don't have an airline based in it's country flying in or out of it

There is an airport CXI which is part of line islands of Kiribati, but it is not served by any Kiribati airlines last time I checked as none of those Kiribati airline have an aircraft of enough range to reach it. Air Kiribati actually has a Harbin Y12 based at CXI for flights to Fanning and Washing...

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by fi622
Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's The Most "exotic" Airport You've Flown To?
Replies: 110
Views: 8712

Re: What's The Most

Have spent quite a bit of time in the pacific so more small islands than anything else.

BBO - Berbera, Somaliland
INU - Nauru
TRW - Tarawa, Kiribati
AEA - Abemama, Kiribati
DLY - Dillon's Bay, Vanuatu
LNB - Lamen Bay, Vanuatu

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by fi622
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nauru Airlines ends Kosrae in March; Island Hopper changes in NS17
Replies: 4
Views: 1067

Re: Nauru Airlines ends Kosrae in March; Island Hopper changes in NS17

Does Nauru Airlines have enough aircraft to sustain an island hopper flight schedule, along with their other pacific / Australia operations, and how reliable is a 20 plus year old 737-300 vs UAL's 737-800 on this route. Nauru Airlines operates four pax B733 (VH-PNI, ONU, YNU, XNU) with a 4th pax on...

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by fi622
Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 243
Views: 19301

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

Flown

January
JFK-ICN OZ A388
ICN-SYD OZ A388
SYD-BNE QF B738

Booked

March
BNE-PER VA B738
PER-DOH QR B77W
DOH-JFK QR B77W
JFK-DOH QR B77W
DOH-SYD QR A388
SYD-BNE QF B738

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by fi622
Tue Nov 01, 2016 12:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare planes you can fly: 2017
Replies: 99
Views: 12701

Re: Rare planes you can fly: 2017

You can catch a bunch of these down here in Australia. F70: Alliance Airlines operates these on the BNE-EMD route on behalf of VA F100: Operated on behalf of VA and QF by VA Regional and Network Aviation respectively out of PER EMB-120: Operated by Skippers Aviation (HK) out of PER J32: Operated by ...

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by fi622
Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your most recent (last) airline and route for each type of airplane
Replies: 39
Views: 2986

Re: Your most recent (last) airline and route for each type of airplane

Airbus: A300-600: AA EWR-SJU A310-300: TO OTP-MAD A318: TO LCA-OTP A319: UA LGA-ORD A320: TT MEL-BNE A321: LH IST-MUC A330-200: QF SYD-BNE A330-300: LX ZRH-EWR A340-300: SK CPH-EWR A340-600: LH FRA-(RUH)-BAH A380-800: AF JFK-CDG BAe RJ100: LX CDG-ZRH Boeing: B717-200: QF CBR-BNE B737-300: ON TRW-MAJ...

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by fi622
Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who operates/operated flights less frequent than weekly
Replies: 20
Views: 3656

Re: Flights less frequent than weekly

Nauru Airlines (ON), previously known as Our Airline, operated fortnightly service from Nauru to Nadi as recently as 2012. I vaguely remember there being a fortnightly service to Tarawa continuing onward to Nadi in 2013, but cannot find the schedules to back that up.

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by fi622
Sun Jul 10, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fifth freedoms operated by narrowbodies
Replies: 47
Views: 6491

Re: Fifth freedoms operated by narrowbodies

Nauru Airlines (ON) also have the following on their B733:
ON33/32: (INU)-TRW-MAJ
ON41/41: MAJ-KSA-TKK-PNI

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by fi622
Sat Jun 11, 2016 1:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.
Replies: 250
Views: 27520

RE: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.

Flown 2015 JAN <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (Metropolitan) (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> UA E145 <acronym title="A...

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by fi622
Fri May 20, 2016 11:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Shortest And Longest 757 Flights
Replies: 107
Views: 10520

RE: Your Shortest And Longest 757 Flights

Shortest: <acronym title="Almaty (Alma Ata) (ALA / UAAA), Kazakhstan">ALA</acronym>-<acronym title="Tashkent - Yuzhny (TAS / UTTT), Uzbekistan">TAS</acronym> (423mi) on <acronym title="Uzbekistan Airways">HY</acronym> Longest: <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (Metropolitan) (EWR / KEWR...

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by fi622
Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have You Flown The Alphabet? Airline Edition
Replies: 39
Views: 4055

RE: Have You Flown The Alphabet? Airline Edition

A: A3 AA AC AF AS AY B: B6 BE <acronym title="Air Baltic (Latvia)">BT</acronym> C: CA <acronym title="Copa Airlines (Panama)">CM</acronym> CO CX <acronym title="China Southern Airlines">CZ</acronym> D: DL DY E: ET <acronym title="...

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by fi622
Sun Apr 24, 2016 1:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ANY Comments On Our Airlines / Air Nauru
Replies: 6
Views: 2056

RE: ANY Comments On Our Airlines / Air Nauru

I've flown with them a few times and will be flying with them again in June (to MAJ as well!). It's always been a pleasant experience, and while historically they have had some fleet issues leading to last minute schedule changes, it does seem they've sorted that out with the introduction of additio...

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