:( --- CONS: Honolulu is just as ugly as Benidorm, topless sunbathing is illegal for women and there is a prohibition regime for young people between 16 and 21. It would be hard to impossible fill dedicated Hawaii-bound widebody planes if BA just acted on her own. :) +++ PROS: BA could contract with...Jump to post
The robotic search engines are useless because I cannot remember anything of the music or the lyrics. Artists were standing in a kind of shelf system or array of boxes or something like this. Only one cell was active at one time. The band in question was kind of second league but still in heavy rota...Jump to post
[...]I don't deny the science, even though it might not be right - science is often wrong and we've been here before.[...] What you are opposing is the model of dialectical materialism. When the neomarxist demagogues say "sience" they mean their own woodcut-like, ideology-driven worldview...Jump to post
[quote="Pi7472000"][...]We have seen Europe do so much more than the U.S. to try to mitigate climate change as they are more of a science based culture than the U.S. ][...] Wrong. Much too many Europeans are uncritical and just swallow the marxist dialectical materialistic model. In the en...Jump to post
All that is more or less secret knowledge. ;) But as a very rough rule of thumbs, most energy is needed during the first seconds of take-off. Then it decreases continuously down to about 30% for the normal cruise. Descent and landing could be performed with idle engines under ideal conditions so tha...Jump to post
airbazar wrote:[...ILeisure is the most price sensitive market, not VFR.[...]
SkyVoice wrote:[...]"Terrestrical?" I had to cross my legs after reading that!
Given the continuing efforts for unmanned cars and trucks for freight transport, what are the FAA regulations around unmanned freight aircraft?[...] World wide aviation authorities have little to no clue about what is going on. Road autonomy concepts lack any terrrestrical beacons. That is in compl...Jump to post
Kent350787 wrote:[...]Highly doubt that was a mistake[...]
People do not realise that banning or restriction do not work effectively as they forget the alternatives. A full 737 to NCE from AMS is a lot more environment friendly than those families taking their cars and drive all the way.[...] Yes, irrational gut feelings and fearful emotions dominate the w...Jump to post
Taulant wrote:[...]What are your thoughts?
[...]the man had a Norwegian passport, so he was in effect, a member of the "tribe".[...] Sorry to say so, I really do not want to offend you, but this is just completely weired. If I get a foreign passport I will still remain an allien. Unless I submit myself to certain masonic dogmas an...Jump to post
eurotrader85 wrote:I wonder what the terms of these slot allocations will be.[...]
MalevTU134 wrote:[...]Huh? What would you smuggle from the US to the Faroe Islands, using a 757? Peanut butter?
lightsaber wrote:Please flag A vs. B posts. No moderator likes going through deleting every post that referenced a post that violates forum rules.
I am unpleasantly surprised how deep this company has suddenly fallen within the current crises scenario.Jump to post
AirbusCanada wrote:[...]PIA used to operate from Karachi to Toronto on an A310 via Zurich without any issues.[...]
ehusmann wrote:[...]Now let's hope Air France someday gets pushed into using a more local name as well. Everything in France needs to be in French, why not the name of the national airline...?
[...]In reality, there is no such thing as “free green electricity.”[...] That very much depends on which reality you are looking at. Buisnesses are trading Megawatt-hours extremely flattering energy to other businesses at around 0,00 GBP/EUR/CHF or even beyond. https://www.epexspot.com/en/news/epe...Jump to post
[...]Ethanol from corn is an abomination; but it basically only happens in the US.[...] It is commonly accapted now that producing bio-ethanol Mk1/V1 was an error and it is nothing but a public nuisance. Causing globally much more harm than fracking. [...]I recall the energy density of liquid hydro...Jump to post
[...]How are they going to use intense amounts of the green electricity to produce hydrogen and have it end up cheaper than oil?[...] By electrolysing the water only at times when there is plenty of free green electricity. Especially under windy conditions prices at the European electricity exchang...Jump to post
FiscAutTecGarte wrote:[...] Wikepedia.org[...]
US airports can be very grey and boring. If the shopping spree stimulation efforts remain at the level of Changi, I`m OK with that.Jump to post
I'm surprised nobody mentioned the very exotic niche trijet Yak-40. I always considered the Concorde to be way too expensive although I did occasionally buy F and C tickets. So my wish list would look like this: Tu-114 Bristol Brittania Lockheed Constellation Lockheed Electra DC-7 Tu-104 Tu-124 DC-8...Jump to post
Can't we just learn from Concorde? AF and BA held these flight just for "prestige flights", such as JFK LHR/CDG on a first class basis only but the introduction of supersonic to mass travel never made a break-through.[...] No. The Concorde operations had been very profitable. The aircraft...Jump to post
[...] If Boeing opens the window for Airbus to be first again in the NB market (like with the NEO), Boeing will be down to 20-30% NB market share in 2040.[...] Airbus themselves did not expect that dramatic success of the NEO series which had just been intended to be an interim solution until the b...Jump to post
I read somewhere that if all the steel lights in the states were converted to LED, two mega coal plants could be shutdown.[...] As far as public illumination is concerned, this is just a wide-spread superstition. Those commonly used high pressure soda vapor lamps have nothing in common with ordinar...Jump to post
Most African countries have no commercial airline of their own. At the same time they tend to be de-facto islands because they cannot be easelly reached by any surface vehicles like trains or lorries. Those are fly-in-fly-out countries without an own airline.Jump to post
Overweight small turboprop planes are crashing every now and then around the world. Just do a search. If you add the keyword "Aaliyah" to "plane crash overweight" you might find some yellow press gossip.Jump to post
According to MTU Aero Engines (the company that contributes around 1/6 to the GTF program) the major problems are solved. However, the Irkut MS-21 derivate has been cancelled. They also claim that on mid-range routes comparable to North American transcons the A220-300 consumes just a little bit over...Jump to post
In 1955, two seperate airlines named "Deutsche Lufthansa" had been founded in the FRG and in the GDR. None of them had any legal relation to the liquidated Deutsche Lufthansa of 1926. But only one of them became an economical success.Jump to post
[...]What percentage of a major airline's revenue come from freight?[...] In most cases freight does not matter for passenger airlines. As far as US companies are concerned, freight contributes less than 2% their overall revenue. There had been a discussion here on this forum about this dilemma som...Jump to post
BGO would pefectly fit Bergamo, IT but it is actually assinged to Bergen, NO and Bergamo has to cope with BGY.Jump to post
To put it into some perspective: ALL airports within the Federal Republic of Germany taken together counted 78,562,913 passengers which is just a tiny bit above the ATL local numbers.
https://www.adv.aero/wp-content/uploads ... tistik.pdf
On a side note: with a different methodology the IATA price monitor confirms the trend towards usury in North America.
https://www.iata.org/en/publications/ec ... l-monitor/
hpff wrote:Anyone know where the slots came from?
ttgmedia.com wrote:[...][Jetblue] has leased 14 slots a week from Qatar Airways for the summer season, allowing for a daily departure.[...]
Our ancestors coped without all this time shifting. :bouncy: Our ancestors coped without the internet and airplanes too :) They had to replace the meridian-based true local times by zonal times with the introduction of railways. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Railway_time#:~:text=Railway%20time%20wa...Jump to post
Those companies are really global heavyweights within their specific niches. For instance, Pipistrel introduced the first-ever officially certified all-electric plane. https://www.easa.europa.eu/newsroom-and-events/news/easa-certifies-electric-aircraft-first-type-certification-fully-electric Pipistr...Jump to post