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by FlyRow
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Viva Air livery
Replies: 13
Views: 2038

Re: New Viva Air livery

Ugly as hell and still 10x more exciting then China Southern, Iberia, Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines, Air Europa and other Eurowhites.

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by FlyRow
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GullivAir - New Airline in Bulgaria
Replies: 8
Views: 2087

Re: GullivAir - New Airline in Bulgaria

Hi, can you design a generic livery without any form of differentiation or lasting impression.

'here you go'.

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by FlyRow
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New possible leisure routes for Winter 2020/ Spring 2021
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: New possible leisure routes for Winter 2020/ Spring 2021

I don't expect anything in Europe, to early to say for summer 2021. Alpine ski season in 2020 will be very limited.

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by FlyRow
Tue Aug 18, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1441
Views: 343885

Re: Alitalia's new fleet???

A good idea for alitalia is for it to go properly bust one time. I know it sounds harsh but it's a neverending story. Even with a new and modern fleet it won't survive, it's managment, ridiculess labour agreements (and the inability to restructure), extremely competive market both domestic and forei...

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by FlyRow
Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM back in Cairo!
Replies: 14
Views: 4540

KLM back in Cairo!

Starting 9-9-20 KLM will restart a twice-weekly 777-200ER flight to Cairo. It's been 3 years since KLM passengers last flew to Egypt. Flights will be till the end of October, KLM will evaluate if flights will continue in the Winter season. It will also be KLM's shortes widebody flight. From 9 to 28 ...

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by FlyRow
Mon Aug 17, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 441
Views: 29154

Re: TAP A321NEO retro livery

I'm really getting a DC8/707 vibe from the length combined with the livery!

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by FlyRow
Mon Aug 17, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair's 587-seat 747-400s
Replies: 54
Views: 13916

Re: Corsair's 587-seat 747-400s

Ziyulu wrote:
This plane would be more comfortable to fly in than today's 787 or 3-4-3 777s.


No it wont.

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by FlyRow
Mon Aug 17, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair's 587-seat 747-400s
Replies: 54
Views: 13916

Re: Corsair's 587-seat 747-400s

Also Corsair would be one of those holiday airlines with a very restrictive bagage policy.

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by FlyRow
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: IIAF (Imperial Iranian Air force) One
Replies: 8
Views: 2249

Re: IIAF (Imperial Iranian Air force) One

Iran has/had the oppurtunity to become just as big as Emirates, but with a large home market. It's aviation history is indeed very interesting!

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines taking advantage of Covid in the long term
Replies: 30
Views: 2864

Re: Winners of Covid

The enviroment?

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by FlyRow
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the A380 the Biggest Failure in Commercial Aviation History?
Replies: 51
Views: 3214

Re: Is the A380 the Biggest Failure in Commercial Aviation History?

Does anyone use the search function in this place? There are dozens of threads about this exact same topic. It's been debated, rebated and reconsidered over and over again.

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did you guys ever have to deal with an unruly passenger?
Replies: 18
Views: 1519

Re: Did you guys ever have to deal with an unruly passenger?

Closest thing that I had was a very rude and racist passenger. We had a 6am flight from Schiphol to Corfu, and we had a birdstrike on take-of. In fact, I said to my girlfriend that is a very weird sound, above frankfrurt we turned around and returned to Schiphol as repairs where not possible (if nee...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL...SYD
Replies: 9
Views: 1222

Re: DL...SYD

They have turned it in a new Island Hopper service

LAX-HON-TRW-NAN-SYD.

Would so take this if this was real.

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA banned from Europe
Replies: 93
Views: 18094

Re: PIA banned from Europe

UK CAA has also now banned PIA from MAN BHX LHR effective tomorrow. Wednesday July 1st, 2020: There is a PIA flight en-route to LHR. - PK785 ISB 12.06 - LHR 16.00 B77W AP-BID https://www.flightradar24.com/PIA785/24d2cedf Question is....... will Pakistan take retaliatory action against EU carriers a...

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by FlyRow
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most seasonal airports
Replies: 22
Views: 1512

Re: Most seasonal airports

This is not going ot be a U.S. airport, it's going to be one of the Mediterranean airport. Antalya, Bodrum, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca would be my guess. I would say PMi with multiple daily widebodies, and multiple daily flights from German, British, Dutch and Scandinavian airpors in summertine. Barce...

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by FlyRow
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Wizz Air base in Germany! (Dortmund)
Replies: 18
Views: 1878

Re: First Wizz Air base in Germany! (Dortmund)

Eindhoven and Charleroi could be good candidates for new bases in the region. Although CRL is Ryanair fortress. If they want to avoid the direct shot at FR, then MST or LGG are better options. I believe EIN used/is there largest non eastern europe base after Luton. It is heavilly slot limited thoug...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dominant language on Brussels Airlines - French or Flemish_
Replies: 36
Views: 5593

Re: Dominant language on Brussels Airlines - French or Flemish_

Considering Belgium, it could depend on which stand they parked it at BRU.

Uw vlucht vertrekt van Gate B-Drie (B3).... (Your flight departs from B3)

Een gate-wijziging... ******* , Un changement de porte,

Votre vol part de la porte B-Quatre. (you flight departs from B4)

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by FlyRow
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinion: Top 5 saddest retirements caused by the virus
Replies: 35
Views: 2639

Re: Opinion: Top 5 saddest retirements caused by the virus

KLM was sad because they had probably planned something special for the 747 goodbye.

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by FlyRow
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will foreign bases be reopened one day?
Replies: 15
Views: 2832

Re: Will foreign bases be reopened one day?

easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz never closed their foreign Crew bases... Those three are flying only within Europe, which is quite a bit different than what we're talking about, especially with Right to Work in the EU, etc. . To be completely fair though, there is actually no indication in the thread tit...

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by FlyRow
Fri May 15, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What on earth was this plane doing?
Replies: 19
Views: 7965

Re: What on earth was this plane doing?

Chemtrails for sure

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by FlyRow
Fri May 08, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future Of First Class? (and who would pay for it?)
Replies: 21
Views: 1800

Re: Future Of First Class? (and who would pay for it?)

Slightly oftopic: First is confusing, as anyone outside the US would call that F and a superior C product, not a domestic C product. And no, reconfiguring aircraft is a expense airlines cannot afford right now and they need the high price tickets. Dont mistake the current Covid measures as a future ...

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by FlyRow
Fri May 08, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is Emirates going to be the last A380 operator?
Replies: 12
Views: 1052

Re: Is Emirates going to be the last A380 operator?

I think a HiFly might be the last, or something similair.

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by FlyRow
Fri May 08, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports that can be accessed on foot vs airports that can only be accessed by car / train
Replies: 72
Views: 4532

Re: Airports that can be accessed on foot vs airports that can only be accessed by car / train

Does biking count? The last few times I went to RTM from my hometown of Delft I just took my bike. It's a 20min ride and biking with a cabin sized back isn't really hard.

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by FlyRow
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boyd Group Intl. suggests that US airports sue China's CCP
Replies: 94
Views: 4944

Re: Boyd Group Intl. suggests that US airports sue China's CCP

No please let's not discuss.
It's pathetic how this blame game is looking more important to some then the health hazards. This American sue-culture really out there.

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by FlyRow
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare and Short Lived Airline/Aircraft Combinations
Replies: 101
Views: 8452

Re: Rare and Short Lived Airline/Aircraft Combinations

KLM used a single BAC-1-11 for a few months. They only used it on the Rotterdam-Londen route.

Image

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by FlyRow
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport construction projects question
Replies: 74
Views: 10719

Re: Airport construction projects question

AMS building continues, with extra safety precausions such as staying 1.5m away from each other.

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by FlyRow
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the longest Air France A318 route?
Replies: 15
Views: 1260

Re: What is the longest Air France A318 route?

Air France operates 18 of these aircraft in Europe and Africa. Do any of these fly to Asia? Asia? You do realize that this is a short-haul jet, right? It doesn't even have proper business class seats, only economy seats with the middle seat blocked. At best you will find it in Turkey and the Middle...

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by FlyRow
Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM considers A321 order
Replies: 271
Views: 50994

Re: KLM considers A321 order

Maybe make a different topic?

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by FlyRow
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337668

Re: Lufthansa Asks for Bailout from EU/Germany

Ah well, we will call it a EU chapter 11.

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by FlyRow
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair Thread
Replies: 80
Views: 12308

Re: Loganair Thread

Can you two children behave? Thanks. OT: The amount of flights started by loganair can't be done with the current aircraft alone right? Or are they underutilizing the current fleet or keeping the SAAB aircraft longer untill more ATR's arrive? A lot of the new routes don't begin until high summer. M...

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by FlyRow
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM considers A321 order
Replies: 271
Views: 50994

Re: KLM considers A321 order

Are we seeking problems for a A321 as a solution, or is the A321 the solution to KLM's problems? I think a lot of us are doing the first, while it is the second which is KLM's deciding factor. Nothing new has been said again, we are just chasing possible problems to which a A321 could be the solutio...

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by FlyRow
Sat Mar 07, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair Thread
Replies: 80
Views: 12308

Re: Loganair Thread

Can you two children behave? Thanks.

OT:
The amount of flights started by loganair can't be done with the current aircraft alone right? Or are they underutilizing the current fleet or keeping the SAAB aircraft longer untill more ATR's arrive?

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by FlyRow
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which airlines that will go down next in 2020?
Replies: 51
Views: 3985

Re: Which airlines that will go down next in 2020?

SQ789 wrote:
Update: Flybe just ceased trading and I only have an hope that Norwegian will go bust next.


Yeah, great if jobs are lost, people are stranded just because you don't like a airline.

That's airliners.net for you.

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by FlyRow
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 783
Views: 116029

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration

I wouldn’t be surprised if KL starts some new flights to the UK on short notice. To i.e. Southampton FlyBe had 5 flights a day which were mostly full. KL must have recources available due to coronavirus related cancellations. Only if KLM get's their hands on FlyBE slots, otherwise no rooom for expa...

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by FlyRow
Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 783
Views: 116029

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration

I wouldn’t be surprised if KL starts some new flights to the UK on short notice. To i.e. Southampton FlyBe had 5 flights a day which were mostly full. KL must have recources available due to coronavirus related cancellations. Only if KLM get's their hands on FlyBE slots, otherwise no rooom for expa...

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by FlyRow
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which city pair is served by the most number of airlines?
Replies: 14
Views: 1183

Re: Which city pair is served by the most number of airlines?

Incheon-Hongkong has 10: Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Eastar Jet, Air Seoul, Air India, Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong Airlines, HK Express Singapore-Kuala Lumpur has 9: Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, AirAsia, SilkAir, Jetstar Asia, Malindo Air, Scoot, Firefly, Saudia [source i...

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by FlyRow
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to get proper premium economy.
Replies: 24
Views: 5737

Re: KLM to get proper premium economy.

KLM should keep Y+ while adding W. This could also result in more revenue as well with fewer seats. That Y aisle is super cramped since KLM chose 17.5” width while still going 10 abreast. They will: https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/2/airlines/klm-economy-comfort-blijft-in-stand-na-i...

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by FlyRow
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SZN announce DSS-GVA,STN
Replies: 22
Views: 2109

Re: Air Senegal announces Europe expansion with A321s

Very cool, for small airlines in africa the A321neo/lr/xlr can open up so many thinner routes they normally couldn't operate. Even though this is a regular A321 right?

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by FlyRow
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to get proper premium economy.
Replies: 24
Views: 5737

Re: KLM to get proper premium economy.

Now in a (Dutch) article! Not earlier then 2021, it takes at least a year to make plans and the corona-virus backlash is taking priority now.

https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/2/airlines/klm-kiest-definitief-voor-premium-economy

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by FlyRow
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to get proper premium economy.
Replies: 24
Views: 5737

KLM to get proper premium economy.

Pieter Elbers has confirmed that KLM will get a real premium economy, not like the extra legroom economy comfort they have now. Details are not known yet, it has just been announced at the annual airfrance-klm financial presentation. Source is https://twitter.com/luchtvaart/status/123043112470444032...

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by FlyRow
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757-200 Combi?
Replies: 29
Views: 5848

Re: 757-200 Combi?

Didn't Nepal Airlines have the only two 757-200M's flying? I also believe they where never used as combi's.

ah, just noticed that those combi's went out of service with them in 2019.

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by FlyRow
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Valentine's Day and Virgin Atlantic
Replies: 1
Views: 402

Re: Valentine's Day and Virgin Atlantic

Oh for real.... this is the same level of jokes as "Will Turkish Airlines do something special on thanksgiving"..... B-O-R-I-N-G. You are 26'ish, don't act like you are 12. What do you think, that they will sell special tickets for the crew-rest area with a "join the mile high club&qu...

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by FlyRow
Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Aeroflot leave SkyTeam next?
Replies: 7
Views: 2576

Re: Will Aeroflot leave SkyTeam next?

Air Europe will leave, but likely that LATAM will come in its place.

Aeroflot isn't going anywhere, you see more and more non-alliance partnering the last few years.

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by FlyRow
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus - blended wing aircraft code name Maveric
Replies: 104
Views: 15148

Re: Airbus - blended wing aircraft code name Maveric

It seems that KLM has been working on one as well or funding someone who is and it doesn't look like the one from Airbus. Here is a link from Sam Chui on Youtube as well as a link from Flight Global about it. https://youtu.be/cZJzD7bhE_Y https://www.flightglobal.com/programmes/flying-v-concept-rece...

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by FlyRow
Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn't British Airways order the 757-300?
Replies: 9
Views: 870

Re: Why didn't British Airways order the 757-300?

Blacksoviet has a hand of asking one-liner questions without having the bother to just google something or contributing further to the topic.

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by FlyRow
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is there room for another airline in the USA
Replies: 42
Views: 4242

Re: Is there room for another airline in the USA

The US could use a Ryanair/Easyjet style carier which shakes up the market in direct competition with mainliners. Today I see few direct competition on same routes (only transcontinental) but many routes are operated by a sole carier to there hub. Tickets are still very expensive compared to the EU...

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by FlyRow
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is there room for another airline in the USA
Replies: 42
Views: 4242

Re: Is there room for another airline in the USA

The US could use a Ryanair/Easyjet style carier which shakes up the market in direct competition with mainliners. Today I see few direct competition on same routes (only transcontinental) but many routes are operated by a sole carier to there hub. Tickets are still very expensive compared to the EU....

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by FlyRow
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Storm Ciara over Europe - Impact on Aviation
Replies: 166
Views: 19066

Re: Storm Clara over Europe - Impact on Aviation

Can the title be changed? it's C i a r a not CLara ( i not l )

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by FlyRow
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports too Small for Big Jets
Replies: 14
Views: 3018

Re: Airports too Small for Big Jets

The difference between a 737-700 and 800 is negligible, it's only a few seats. Any airport that can handle a 700 can also handle and 800, there's no difference. So I'm guessing it's option 2, however the route limitation will hardly be notable. They'll just sell more seats. The benefit of a larger ...

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by FlyRow
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Whose 747’s have you flown?
Replies: 77
Views: 2154

Re: Whose 747’s have you flown?

Visited one:
KLM's Aviodrome 747-200SUD " Louis Blériot".

Flown in one:
KLM's 747-400 "City Of Lima".

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