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by The777Man
Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS moving LAX route from ARN to CPH
Replies: 65
Views: 8331

Re: SAS moving LAX route from ARN to CPH

That's really too bad since it was very convenient for me....

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by The777Man
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX to India
Replies: 48
Views: 6185

Re: LAX to India

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/air-indias-los-angeles-flight-likely-in-next-three-months/articleshow/60006846.cms This was 2 years ago, with Air India very likely to initiate LAX-DEL. What happened here, with the success of SFO-DEL, was the strategy ...

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by The777Man
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2272
Views: 402444

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I always figured these were for training purposes, but is UA considering always having a 78X flying transcon- or perhaps squeezing in some freed up 763’s? I'd expect to continue seeing the 78Xs on EWR-SFO/EWR-LAX for the foreseeable future. LAX-HND will be a 787-10 route when it starts in March, an...

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by The777Man
Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did United ever have a 747 base at EWR?
Replies: 36
Views: 6899

Re: Did United ever have a 747 base at EWR?

Did United ever operate the 747-400 on domestic routes that stayed entirely in the Lower 48, because I know that they operated them on domestic routes to Hawaii. There were many routes like that around 2000-2001; LAX-DEN 2xDay, LAX-ORD probably once a day. SFO-DEN, SFO-ORD, DEN-ORD. The 747-400 was...

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by The777Man
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA pays $22mil fine for falsifying mail delivery records
Replies: 7
Views: 2290

Re: AA pays $22mil fine for falsifying mail delivery records

That's a HUGE fine!! Perhaps this is from a few years ago when AA lost the mail contracts ? Perhaps AA got the mail congrats back ?

Very bad of AA to even falsify records....

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by The777Man
Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 754
Views: 120832

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

I noticed Calatagan is on Pan Am's route map (mid-70s I believe) - does anyone know why that is? https://i.pinimg.com/originals/2c/c1/7f/2cc17f883ece4c82a72c1f063f091136.jpg https://i.pinimg.com/originals/2c/c1/7f/2cc17f883ece4c82a72c1f063f091136.jpg Intercontinental Hotel I think. Explanations of ...

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by The777Man
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s
Replies: 46
Views: 12151

Re: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s

I flew a UA 772ER LHR-LAX-LHR in 1998 with no PTVs at all in both ways. As I understand it only a handful of the ERs were delivered without PTVs in Y, these were mainly Hawaii birds so I was a bit unlucky to get one both ways on that long sector. It must have been a 777-200 (non-ER) that you flew s...

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by The777Man
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s
Replies: 46
Views: 12151

Re: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s

Are there any more UA 777s in 9 abreast format? All the "Version 1" and "Version 2" 777s are still 3-3-3, and are certainly in service (I just flew in one a few days ago, an ex-CO "Version 2" bird). But once all of them are reconfigure, no, it'll be all 3-4-3 in Y. A s...

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by The777Man
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s
Replies: 46
Views: 12151

Re: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s

I flew a UA 772ER LHR-LAX-LHR in 1998 with no PTVs at all in both ways. As I understand it only a handful of the ERs were delivered without PTVs in Y, these were mainly Hawaii birds so I was a bit unlucky to get one both ways on that long sector. It must have been a 777-200 (non-ER) that you flew s...

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by The777Man
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
Replies: 176
Views: 39791

Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

FromCDGtoSYD wrote:
Number 3 looks familiar for some reason


Yes, looks a lot like new IST.

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by The777Man
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S to grant Vietnam safety rating paving way for air service
Replies: 98
Views: 17646

Re: U.S to grant Vietnam safety rating paving way for air service

LAXintl wrote:
And today DOT approved VN's 2016 application for SGN-LAX service.


Can you recap what they propose in that application ? 3xweek SGN-LAX ?

Many Thanks !

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by The777Man
Thu May 23, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 141
Views: 37675

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2019

RobK wrote:
The mystery 777LR order is for Azerbaijan, so probably a Head of State replacement for the 767 4K-AI01.


Delivery later this year ?

Thanks for the info !

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by The777Man
Fri May 17, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 754
Views: 120832

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

It makes so much more sense to re-do Sangley as the replacement for NAIA. If they build the airport in Bulacan, you'll have two airports north of Manila. Much better to have one south of the city and a lot of the infrastructure is there as well like the expressway that goes close to there...... The7...

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by The777Man
Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34710

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

The Cranky Flier article is a good overview, but he didn't provide any gate totals for AA, DL, Southwest, UA, etc... Anyone know those, especially for DL and AA? And in addition to 4+5, is AA going to get any TBIT gates? Apart than gates, there is another scarce resource that is going to be tricky:...

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by The777Man
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Past and present tail registration sequences for major global carriers
Replies: 13
Views: 1074

Re: Past and present tail registration sequences for major global carriers

UA

737-500 - N9xxUA
737-300 - N3xxUA, N2xxUA
757-200 - N5xxUA
767-200/300/ER - N6xxUA
777-200/200ER - N7xxUA, N2xxUA
A319 - N8xxUA
A320 - N4xxUA

Like someone else mentioned, there hundreds of these if not thousands over the years on all carriers.

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by The777Man
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34710

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

FX1816 wrote:
WALmsp wrote:
FX1816 wrote:

FedEx is moving to ONT.


Why would these new terminals affect cargo carriers? Their ops are on the south side of the runways, way from all the construction.


It won't matter for FedEx either way as they will be moving the operation to ONT anyways.


When is FedEx moving to ONT ?

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by The777Man
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2272
Views: 402444

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

For this Pratt-powered 77Es, is this their third cabin? The barcalounger cabins they were delivered with, the IPTE cabins they were retrofitted to in the 2000s, and the Polaris cabins now? Fourth cabin. Delivery cabin, then First class lie-flat and business bigger recline, then IPTE and now Polaris...

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by The777Man
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2272
Views: 402444

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

For this Pratt-powered 77Es, is this their third cabin? The barcalounger cabins they were delivered with, the IPTE cabins they were retrofitted to in the 2000s, and the Polaris cabins now? Fourth cabin. Delivery cabin, then First class lie-flat and business bigger recline, then IPTE and now Polaris...

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by The777Man
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 13196

Re: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019

*Bump* Ethiopian cancels its Lome - LAX route in February, shifting it to Houston IAH instead. http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/4127682 --------------------------------------------------------------------- This is unsurprising. LAX-LFW-ADD was the dumbest decision ever, and I had stated that when t...

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by The777Man
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VARIG's First 777 Parted Out
Replies: 14
Views: 4254

Re: VARIG's First 777 Parted Out

This (PP-VRA) and sistership (PP-VRB) were some of the first aircraft to have WiFi onboard. I had two flights on PP-VRB including a very nice flight from LHR-GRU.

Sad to see it broken up.

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by The777Man
Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CZ, MU plan London, Paris routes from Beijing Daxing respectively in late 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 3745

Re: CZ, MU plan London, Paris routes from Beijing Daxing respectively in late 2019

Perhaps ZBAD would be consider separate from BJS for this policy and thus still keeping the one route one policy in place ? You really think CZ would start ZBAD-LHR with a 380 ? Maybe a 77W and then see how it goes ?

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by The777Man
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did United ever have a 747 base at EWR?
Replies: 36
Views: 6899

Re: Did United ever have a 747 base at EWR?

UA also flew EWR-NRT until about 1997 or so with 747-222Bs. Last 747SP route for UA was EWR-LHR and was flown until about late 1994 or early 1995. The777Man No, they did not. The two high gross weight 747-200's that UA operated, were used on JFK-NRT, not EWR-NRT I may be mistaken but then there wer...

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by The777Man
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alliance Airport (AFW)
Replies: 0
Views: 593

Alliance Airport (AFW)

Hi !

I was thinking of visiting Alliance Airport in Fort Worth and I'm wondering if it's possible to see the aircraft being outfitted there at GDC Technics. There are 3 777s there and perhaps the hangar doors are open for a peak inside from far away.

Thanks for any info

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by The777Man
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did United ever have a 747 base at EWR?
Replies: 36
Views: 6899

Re: Did United ever have a 747 base at EWR?

UA also flew EWR-NRT until about 1997 or so with 747-222Bs. Last 747SP route for UA was EWR-LHR and was flown until about late 1994 or early 1995.

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by The777Man
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 754
Views: 120832

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

PAL is now eyeing to revive its flights to/from BGO after almost 2 decades. At least from SGL or MNL would be good or even from VisMin, depending on the commercial viability. https://business.inquirer.net/264863/pal-eyes-baguio-flights#ixzz5fCpP6Rgl “According to CAAP (Civil Aviation Authority of t...

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by The777Man
Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL A333 MNL-LAX
Replies: 28
Views: 6452

Re: PAL A333 MNL-LAX

We haven't seen a PR 359 at LAX since December sometime at least.

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by The777Man
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC rolls out game-changing policies abandoning “One Route One Carrier” restriction in a gradual manner
Replies: 55
Views: 14428

Re: CAAC rolls out game-changing policies abandoning “One Route One Carrier” restriction in a gradual manner

When can airlines apply for these new routes and when will the government award them ? What's the time frame ?

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by The777Man
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 369400

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

The official ICAO code is 78X, not sure where the 78J came from. https://www.icao.int/publications/DOC8643/Pages/Search.aspx I just consider the X and J interchangeable. X is ‘official’, but whatever works. :bouncy: I prefer to call it the "ten hundred." :duck: In GDS (ie shares) UA shows...

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by The777Man
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109968

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

While laudable, one can't help but feel that it is still a bit of a red herring relative to both airports. Who would want to fly into MNL or CRK only to commute back to either general location with all their baggage in tow? The most sensible thing to do is fly to the nearest international airport t...

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by The777Man
Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
Replies: 176
Views: 39791

Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

A lastest aerial view of ZBAD’s golden-roofed terminal https://m.weibo.cn/1821797847/4320431978835446 Per CZ’s Weibo account (https://m.weibo.cn/1647687670/4316103981346785), roofing works were completed for China Southern’s home base projects at Daxing: maintenance hangar (biggest in Asia), operat...

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by The777Man
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 At MNL
Replies: 11
Views: 5187

Re: BA A380 At MNL

I think so. I've seen them there before along with KE 380.

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by The777Man
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 772LR order, owner?
Replies: 39
Views: 11018

Re: New 772LR order, owner?

Ethiopian Airlines ? They have some 77Ls and in the past added a single 77L after the original order.

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by The777Man
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did United Fully Phase Out Battleship Grey?
Replies: 97
Views: 13534

Re: When Did United Fully Phase Out Battleship Grey?

Around early 2012. I have picture of a UA 777-200/ER in that livery taken 19Feb12 and remember that the aircraft went for paint a few days later.

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by The777Man
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tianjin Airlines to LAX this December ?
Replies: 2
Views: 778

Re: Tianjin Airlines to LAX this December ?

Thanks for the reply!

I guess with all the problems of the HNA group, this route is perhaps not so likely for the time being.

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by The777Man
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tianjin Airlines to LAX this December ?
Replies: 2
Views: 778

Tianjin Airlines to LAX this December ?

Hi !

It was announced in February this year (2018) that Tianjin Airlines had applied fro service to LAX from TSN and CGQ starting this December. Any update on if they will start or not ?

Thanks

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by The777Man
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian drops ADD-DUB-LAX, adds ADD-LFW(Lomé)-LAX
Replies: 106
Views: 22849

Re: Ethiopian drop LAX

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... n-changes/

No traffic rights DUB-LAX-DUB

The777Man
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I guess it's back on !

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... n-changes/

No traffic rights DUB-LAX-DUB

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by The777Man
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian drops ADD-DUB-LAX, adds ADD-LFW(Lomé)-LAX
Replies: 106
Views: 22849

Re: Ethiopian drop LAX

Very sad to see them stop LAX.

I think they were also trying to LAX-Africa traffic not just Ethiopia but lots of competition and less complicated ways to get there.

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by The777Man
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines plans new mega airport with 80 million pax capacity 48km southeast of Addis Ababa
Replies: 28
Views: 4628

Re: Ethiopian Airlines plans new mega airport with 80 million pax capacity 48km southeast of Addis Ababa

Sounds like a great plan. I just hope it comes to fruition sooner rather than later. Perhaps ready in 10-15 years ?

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by The777Man
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 247
Views: 37158

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

Thanks for the link to the updates.

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by The777Man
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't Lufthansa operate passenger 777-200/300/ERs?
Replies: 55
Views: 13915

Re: Lufthansa doesn't operate 777s

Actually LH DOES operate 777s; 5 777Fs and are getting two more.

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by The777Man
Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Cargo adjust freighter network - drops cities, only 777F ops
Replies: 27
Views: 5440

Re: Etihad Cargo adjust freighter network - drops cities, only 777F ops

EY has two more 77Fs for delivery in the next few months; will they take them or try to lease them out ? Then they would have 7 77Fs.

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by The777Man
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 369400

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I'm all for a Globe logo but a full globe like World Airways had or a more modern version of TW's twin globe. I don't like the belly of the aircraft grey but just paint in same colors as the tail and it will great!

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by The777Man
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 produced heading to a Museum
Replies: 85
Views: 15600

Re: First 777 produced heading to a Museum

Just to clarify, do I have this right? I think the difference between this and N777UA is: CX: First 777 prototype ever built, later delivered to CX. UA: First 777 built for a customer, also first 777 delivery No; B-HNL was first ever 777 produced, the prototype. N777UA was the first 777 in commerci...

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by The777Man
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan plans Xian-LAX
Replies: 27
Views: 5443

Re: Hainan plans Xian-LAX

Does anyone have a listing of all the Chinese secondary city flights to the US? Has to be a rather big list by now. Below is the list for scheduled flights operated in 2018 - Excludes PEK/PVG/CAN: 3U HGHLAX 3U TNALAX CA SZXLAX CZ SHELAX CZ WUHSFO HU CKGJFK HU CKGLAX HU CSXLAX HU CTUJFK HU CTULAX MF...

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by The777Man
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 281
Views: 75106

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

The list is for B77W, I'm not sure who is/are behind the BBJ order. Could be JADSF as you've mentioned. Was Japan AF1 officially delivered recently? Wouldn’t Japan AF1 be considered as military deal between Japan and Boeing ? I think one of those BBJs are Saudi government HZ-MF9 If they are 77W the...

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by The777Man
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 281
Views: 75106

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Are these two VIPs the ones in Japan that are on BSL, or are they new from the factory that will still be made? Is it 200 or 300 version? The list is for B77W, I'm not sure who is/are behind the BBJ order. Could be JADSF as you've mentioned. Was Japan AF1 officially delivered recently? Wouldn’t Jap...

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by The777Man
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 281
Views: 75106

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

What about ANA ? They had 6 remaining until recently at least. Did they cancel or convert to other models ?

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by The777Man
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian reports FY financial results and other developments
Replies: 27
Views: 3953

Re: Ethiopian reports FY financial results and other developments

Very nice to see that they are doing well.

Can you give me more info about their cooperation with Ceiba ?

Thanks !

The777Man

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by The777Man
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 29017

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

I wonder what the most planes a transatlantic airline has on the other side of the pond? BA at JFK has to be one, Delta at Amsterdam? Virgin at MCO? AA at LHR? Any chance it is Norwegian in some US airports? (Unfortunately I am not familiar with their schedules) Norwegian had 6 flights to LAX this ...

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by The777Man
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many more 738s for WN ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2838

Re: How many more 738s for WN ?

Many Thanks for your replies !

The777Man

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