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by ACCS300
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 108561

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Paul Njoroge testimony being broadcast live now here in Canada on CBC News Network. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/boeing-congress-njoroge-1.5214706 Certainly going to galvanize anti-737MAX sentiment here in Canada, regardless of what I feel about Boeing's response, the testimony was quite moving,...

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by ACCS300
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New rules of rights of Canadian airline passengers
Replies: 2
Views: 542

Re: New rules of rights of Canadian airline passengers

European model is much more far-reaching. Just got over 600 Euros comp for a 9 hour delayed flight due to mechanical from PDL-YYZ, took two years to get paid, did it through AirHelp but was very nice to receive when it finally got done. Too many loopholes in the Canadian model but not a bad start, p...

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by ACCS300
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-8200?
Replies: 92
Views: 17356

Re: 737-8200?

Be transparent Boeing, leave the MAX name please, the public should be fully aware and have the right to make the choice to fly this thing once it's back in the air. Same goes for airlines who are choosing to create a new name for the birds.

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by ACCS300
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC33 (YYZ-SYD via YVR) diverted to HNL after severe clear air turbulence; over 35 injured
Replies: 16
Views: 4574

Re: AC33 (YYZ-SYD via YVR) diverted to HNL after severe clear air turbulence; over 35 injured

Hmmm, interesting thanks! I'll make sure I ask my provider next time I'm flying over the states. Similar to what PatrickZ80 stated, it's the same in Canada, most travel insurance policies in Canada cover everything but the US unless selected when purchasing.

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by ACCS300
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC33 (YYZ-SYD via YVR) diverted to HNL after severe clear air turbulence; over 35 injured
Replies: 16
Views: 4574

Re: AC33 (YYZ-SYD via YVR) diverted to HNL after severe clear air turbulence; over 35 injured

As PAX were going directly Canada to Australia, I feel many may not have had US travel health insurance, in this type of event, if a PAX is injured, who typically pays for the hospitalization in the US? As a Canadian traveller when I purchase travel insurance I am typically asked if I'm travelling t...

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by ACCS300
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC33 (YYZ-SYD via YVR) diverted to HNL after severe clear air turbulence; over 35 injured
Replies: 16
Views: 4574

Re: AC33 (YYZ-SYD via YVR) diverted to HNL after severe clear air turbulence; over 35 injured

As PAX were going directly Canada to Australia, I feel many may not have had US travel health insurance, in this type of event, if a PAX is injured, who typically pays for the hospitalization in the US? As a Canadian traveller when I purchase travel insurance I am typically asked if I'm travelling t...

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by ACCS300
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC33 (YYZ-SYD via YVR) diverted to HNL after severe clear air turbulence; over 35 injured
Replies: 16
Views: 4574

Re: AC33 (YYZ-SYD via YVR) diverted to HNL after severe clear air turbulence; over 35 injured

Just watched a report on the BBC, looked quite severe, some serious damage to the ceiling of the plane. BBC incorrectly reported that it occurred 2 hours into the flight.

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by ACCS300
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China announces 20x A359 order
Replies: 33
Views: 10172

Re: Air China announces 20x A359 order

Congrats to Airbus and AIr China, guess this puts the A350 over the 900 order mark! Well deserved, amazing aircraft!

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by ACCS300
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 108561

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Without reading through 8 million posts, how hard would it be for Boeing to convert the already built or nearly built MAXs to NGs should the MAX program be cancelled or severely postponed?... then market them to airlines with existing MAX orders at further discounts.

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by ACCS300
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 90
Views: 15262

Re: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

For AC a great addition / replacement for the A330-300 fleet, seamless commonality with the 787-8's and 9's too re: training. Just might be some good deals for AC after the MAX debacle.

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by ACCS300
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire
Replies: 69
Views: 14384

Re: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire

Delta safety video now says: “If you lose an electronic device between your seat, do not adjust your seat and ask a crew member for assistance.” Flew LH in J last year YVR-MUC, wasn't part of the safety briefing but made in a separate announcement, something like "...if you drop any devices in...

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by ACCS300
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 108561

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Big piece on the BBC this morning both online and on BBC World. About the families who lost loved ones in the ET102 crash, their feelings about Boeing, the rush to certification, some of it featured Paul Njoroge who lost his entire family.

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-48872395

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by ACCS300
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience
Replies: 156
Views: 20766

Re: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience

All great Y seating options on international flights on DL, 3-3-3 777s, 3-3-3 A350s, 2-4-2 A330s or 2-3-2 767s, winners all around, no 3-4-3 777s or miserable 3-3-3 787s, that plus the enhanced meal service sounds great for Y, well done DL, hope others follow.

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by ACCS300
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC
Replies: 92
Views: 26001

Re: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC

Wasn't there a news report quoting some whistleblowers from the SC 787 plant saying exactly they do this (i.e. falsification of documentation, inspector releasing incomplete planes, etc.) at the plant? Boeing denied that fiercely after the news, and now this... Al-Jazeera did and exposé of sorts a ...

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by ACCS300
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways
Replies: 86
Views: 16989

Re: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways

Welcome to 2019 BA, your product finally looks current and likely worth the wait. Club World is, at long last, a competitive product, looking forward to experiencing it.

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by ACCS300
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Air Canada to buy Air Transat
Replies: 308
Views: 49788

Re: Air Canada to Buy Air Transat – Confirmed

Saddened to witness this, Transat provided a great alternative to AC and Rouge and has recently really upped their hard and soft products. As a Canadian traveller, losing one of the two major players in TATL choices is not good news.

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by ACCS300
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382772

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The MAX is a giant turd and should never have been developed. Boeing put suits, profit, and Wall Street ahead of a quality product that should have been a clean sheet design from the start. The 737 line should have been closed after the successful legacy of the classics and NG models. This is what ...

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by ACCS300
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will AA ever get rid of the Basic Eco?
Replies: 16
Views: 1875

Re: Will AA ever get rid of the Basic Eco?

Unbundled fares are the new global standard I'm afraid. One thing I don't like about them is when you're browsing, the 'basic fare' is what's shown in bold then as you click you realize the fare is actually much higher with the stuff that used to be included. Kinda reminds me of the days here in Can...

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by ACCS300
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11390

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

AC is best North American again! https://www.aircanada.com/ca/en/aco/home/book/special-offers/skytrax.html?icid=int:intr:skytrax::061819::bannerachome|caen AC has really upped their game with a very consistent J product and the Signature Service re-brand. in Y all narrow-bodies have AVOD and a very ...

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by ACCS300
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics
Replies: 64
Views: 9447

Re: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics

Thanks for the post! Still not too bad for YVR, at this rate they'll flirt with 27M for 2019, no one expected things to continue like 2017 and 2018.

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by ACCS300
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 66539

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements

the 321xlr seems to be a hit. I wonder why airbus is so reticent for a rewing though? surely the investment would be worth it The 321 was already outselling Boeing by far. They were in no need to rush things as they were making plenty of money. the a320 leads the nb market, but only by like 8%. why...

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by ACCS300
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382772

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Mid March it was flying at the end of May. Mid June it is end of August. Kind of a rolling two month out. Not much new information right? How much more pilot training will be required. Seems like the answer to that question is part of the critical path. Until some answers come out on the fix, it is...

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by ACCS300
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS new livery?
Replies: 33
Views: 10395

Re: SAS new livery?

The only thing dated about the current livery is the font ( excluding the logo ) which was very used in the early 2000's.

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by ACCS300
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR
Replies: 13
Views: 3300

Re: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR

JAmie2k9 wrote:
rjmf22 wrote:
Will the a321 neoLR be replacing the 757 on flights to the US?


Yes, 3 expected to go by end of year and the last one in 2020. That is if Airbus manage to deliver when they say they will.


I thought all of their 757s were retired in 2018?

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by ACCS300
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Effect of MAX Grounding on Airlines without 737NG (AC, FI)
Replies: 29
Views: 7745

Re: Effect of MAX Grounding on Airlines without 737NG (AC, FI)

I have always been an Airbus fan. Personally I hope deals are being worked in the background where Air Canada could say, "Hey Boeing, come pick up your trash, we're going with A320s after all". But ... they didn't ask me, and my scenario is very unlikely! ;) Could not agree more. AC is th...

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by ACCS300
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada imposes 'no fly' ban, demands repayment from woman after ticket scam
Replies: 116
Views: 14003

Re: Air Canada imposes 'no fly' ban, demands repayment from woman after ticket scam

She's an idiot to trust a third party on WeChat named 'captain cool'. She likely knew very well that something was shady. She's owes AC the funds.

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by ACCS300
Fri May 24, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United moves in on Avianca Holdings; Efromovich out
Replies: 21
Views: 4339

Re: United moves in on Avianca Holdings; Efromovich out

That is not true at all. LATAM and Copa are two of the most consistently profitable airlines in the world. For every LATAM there's a Mexicana gone under, an Aerolineas Argentinas always hunting for a viable strategy. For every Copa theres a TAME on the verge, restructuring. There are two examples o...

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by ACCS300
Fri May 24, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Financial effect of the 737MAX grounding
Replies: 61
Views: 6641

Re: Financial effect of the 737MAX grounding

I'd be VERY surprised if AC is seeking major compensation, they are, by % of narrowbody fleet, likely the most affected airline. Their 24 MAXs accounted for almost 1/4 of their narrowbodies. Since the MAX groundings, AC has had to employ the services of Qatar Airways YUL-BCN and some YUL-CDG and Om...

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by ACCS300
Fri May 24, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Financial effect of the 737MAX grounding
Replies: 61
Views: 6641

Re: Financial effect of the 737MAX grounding

There are two airlines in particular who would be hit hard as they have the MAX but no NG: Air Canada and Icelandair. Has either filed for compensation? I can’t answer for AC but in the case of FI discussions are ongoing according to the management of the airline. Also heard FI seems to be evaluati...

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by ACCS300
Fri May 24, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Financial effect of the 737MAX grounding
Replies: 61
Views: 6641

Re: Financial effect of the 737MAX grounding

I'd be VERY surprised if AC is seeking major compensation, they are, by % of narrowbody fleet, likely the most affected airline. Their 24 MAXs accounted for almost 1/4 of their narrowbodies. Since the MAX groundings, AC has had to employ the services of Qatar Airways YUL-BCN and some YUL-CDG and Omn...

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by ACCS300
Tue May 21, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Well-Connected Airports
Replies: 10
Views: 1924

Re: Most Well-Connected Airports

Confused by the thread title. Is this for US airports only? Your list shows only US airports.

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by ACCS300
Mon May 20, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS adds 787 service on YYC-OGG/YYZ-LGW
Replies: 16
Views: 2686

Re: WS adds 787 service on YYC-OGG/YYZ-LGW

Why would WS put such a premium aircraft on YYC-OGG? This is a leisure low-yield route, seems a waste of their super-premium new business cabin. WestJet hedging their bets that the Max won’t be back in service in time for Winter 2019? The MAXs are planned on YYC-OGG as well, 3-4x a week. Also on YY...

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by ACCS300
Mon May 20, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS adds 787 service on YYC-OGG/YYZ-LGW
Replies: 16
Views: 2686

Re: WS adds 787 service on YYC-OGG/YYZ-LGW

Why would WS put such a premium aircraft on YYC-OGG? This is a leisure low-yield route, seems a waste of their super-premium new business cabin.

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by ACCS300
Sat May 18, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Airbus and Boeing closer than we think?
Replies: 16
Views: 3865

Re: Are Airbus and Boeing closer than we think?

As Mentour Pilots put it ( link in my previous post ) Bashing Boeing would hurt aviation as a whole, would hurt 'trust' in the industry, a price war wouldn't benefit either player, each player simply upgrading an older product keeps one from spending for 'clean sheet' before the technology warrants ...

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by ACCS300
Sat May 18, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Airbus and Boeing closer than we think?
Replies: 16
Views: 3865

Re: Are Airbus and Boeing closer than we think?

Excellent perspective from Mentour Pilot :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwVXnYYRXcs

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by ACCS300
Wed May 08, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?
Replies: 293
Views: 35139

Re: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?

Agreed, while the production was a bit dramatic, the facts were there and the American Airlines pilot as well as the Australian pilot seemed very credible and their concerns extremely valid. I'm beginning to have my doubts that this plane will actually fly again without major design and software cha...

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by ACCS300
Wed May 01, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines livery refresh?
Replies: 12
Views: 2449

Re: Turkish Airlines livery refresh?

Did they really do it, or is this just another concept? Things look good as is, hopefully they won't be stupid enough to adopt this. Edit: Welp. https://www.turkishairlines.com/en-us/press-room/logo-archive/index.html At least don't touch the livery... Really did it, entire website has all the new ...

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by ACCS300
Wed May 01, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines livery refresh?
Replies: 12
Views: 2449

Re: Turkish Airlines livery refresh?

The font has changed too. I like the new softer font and glad the reflective effect on the logo is gone.

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by ACCS300
Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's 737-200s
Replies: 36
Views: 7675

Re: Southwest's 737-200s

For some reason those tiny engines fascinate me. JT8D, same as the MD80. Last of the old generation low-bypass engines still in widespread commercial service. Practically speaking, its closer to the DC9 than the MD80 engine. The MD80's used the 200 series JT8D, while the 737-200 and DC9 series did ...

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by ACCS300
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New start-up Air Ayiti
Replies: 38
Views: 7229

Re: New start-up Air Ayiti

Very reassuring! " About Airayiti Air Ayiti is the Haiti National Airline operates a schedule network within the Caribbean from its Head Quarters in Haiti Port Au Prince. Air Ayiti now operates by Eastern Airlines with 767-218 for its international destinations. All the pilots and maintenance c...

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by ACCS300
Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356424

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

I know it would have been an impossible feat but the 'globe' should have been ditched. The most recent evolution has it looking more like a conservatory or a birdcage rather than a globe, it barely references 'the world' and is almost unintelligible. I'm aware this would have been a massive undertak...

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by ACCS300
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713812

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

CBC reports a Business Insider Poll suggests 53% of Americans are afraid to fly the MAX.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/the-national-737-max-boeing-1.5107529

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by ACCS300
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356424

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

I guess any hopes of a 'tulip' revival of some-sort are now dashed for good. We all knew an entire re-brand was not in the works so this will due for another decade I guess.

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by ACCS300
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread
Replies: 294
Views: 80534

Re: Air Canada will add 4 more A330-300s in 2019

Will these 4 additions be getting the all-new cabins along with the original 8 in late 2019?

I would assume AC can't wait to change over the SQ interiors for product commonality especially with the new Signature Service brand for their WB business class product.

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by ACCS300
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines 737 MAX Future - Bright or Bleak?
Replies: 76
Views: 9365

Re: Alaska Airlines 737 MAX Future - Bright or Bleak?

I disagree with you guys that say people won’t forget the Max and the crashes and how it will have a significant impact for a long time. Honestly, the ONLY place I even see anything about the Max anymore still is here on a.net. The plane is still grounded and based on my everyday life that news eve...

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by ACCS300
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713812

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

According to a Canadian Press article being carried on CTVnews.ca, Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau says any airline operating MAX8 into Canadian airspace will be required to include simulator training. If true, this confirms earlier WSJ reporting of a possible break with the FAA, and possi...

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by ACCS300
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!
Replies: 150
Views: 44824

Re: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!

Further, a fully loaded A321 about to head west on a transcon would likely use about the same runway as an A380. This was what AA calls an A321T, the transcon low density, high premium version with just 102 seats, 1-1 lie flat in first, 2-2 lie flat in biz, small 3-3 Y in back. Likely much lighter.

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by ACCS300
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin Airport in the Telegraph
Replies: 7
Views: 1575

Re: Berlin Airport in the Telegraph

**delete**

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by ACCS300
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin Airport in the Telegraph
Replies: 7
Views: 1575

Re: Berlin Airport in the Telegraph

Notre Dame renos will be completed first.

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by ACCS300
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713812

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

A good video for the average Joe https://youtu.be/H2tuKiiznsY Yes, brilliant account and production, I've forwarded this to a few friends and colleagues who've not quite been able to grasp what's transpired. Lives matter, those responsible must be held fully accountable, this is a dark story of gre...

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