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by LY777
Thu May 14, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110369

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

What a shame.
Their 3-3-3 configuration was great...

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by LY777
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have some airlines modified their schedule for this summer?
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Re: Have some airlines modified their schedule for this summer?

The situation is very precarious. Odds of those flights going as planned is slim to none, even as far out as August. But if they cancel them now, there's no going back. You inundate your customer service with everyone trying to rebook/refund flights that are months away, and you destroy your opport...

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by LY777
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have some airlines modified their schedule for this summer?
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Re: Have some airlines modified their schedule for this summer?

For your info, in August: AF stills offer from CDG their usual 8 daily flights to NYC (incl DL codeshare), 3 daily flights to TLV, 4 daily to PVG (including MU codeshare), 2 daily to LAX, 8 daily to SVO... LY which still offers from TLV their usual 4 daily flights from CDG. SQ still offers 4 daily f...

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by LY777
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have some airlines modified their schedule for this summer?
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Have some airlines modified their schedule for this summer?

Have some airlines modified their schedule for this summer?

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by LY777
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there a chance for some holidays in August?
Replies: 25
Views: 1108

Re: Is there a chance for some holidays in August?

bennett123 wrote:
In the UK, FCO are advising against ANY international travel.

That means that Travel Insurance will not be valid.




Until when ?

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by LY777
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there a chance for some holidays in August?
Replies: 25
Views: 1108

Re: Is there a chance for some holidays in August?

Actually I have my tickets and hotels to go to China in August ...
AF has not cancelled my flights yet... but I guess this is a matter of weeks...

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by LY777
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there a chance for some holidays in August?
Replies: 25
Views: 1108

Re: Is there a chance for some holidays in August?

DL717 wrote:
LY777 wrote:
Hi guys
What happens these days is a nightmare everywhere in the world.

Do you think there is a chance to have some holidays in August ?


This will cool over April, level out in May and things will be back to normal by June.


I hope you are right.
It’s terrible here in France.

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by LY777
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there a chance for some holidays in August?
Replies: 25
Views: 1108

Is there a chance for some holidays in August?

Hi guys
What happens these days is a nightmare everywhere in the world.

Do you think there is a chance to have some holidays in August ?

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by LY777
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Japan airlines current and future A350 routes?
Replies: 6
Views: 1654

Japan airlines current and future A350 routes?

Hi
What are JAL current routes?
What will be their future routes?

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by LY777
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sde Dov airport in Tel Aviv (SDV): Aaaand... it's gone!
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Re: Sde Dov airport in Tel Aviv (SDV): Aaaand... it's gone!

a320fan wrote:
Sad, I enjoyed chilling in the Tel Aviv Port area watching the ERJs fly in last year when I was there.



Same here
Very disappointed

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by LY777
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 38495

Re: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020

How many MD-11s do they have?

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by LY777
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162014

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Andddd death toll just rose to 6. I wonder if the mutation I was worried about happened. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-pneumonia-cases-toll/death-toll-from-coronavirus-outbreak-in-chinas-wuhan-rises-to-six-state-tv-idUSKBN1ZK0X1?il=0 Taiwan reports first confirmed infection: https...

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by LY777
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tel Aviv aviation thread
Replies: 42
Views: 6043

Re: Tel Aviv aviation thread

CAL flying passengers?!

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by LY777
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 189968

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

Do you think there is a risk Boeing may cancel the 737Max program or is it science fiction?

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by LY777
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Cabin Refresh Update
Replies: 19
Views: 5361

Re: Air France Cabin Refresh Update

Thanks for the update

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by LY777
Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Cabin Refresh Update
Replies: 19
Views: 5361

Re: Air France Cabin Refresh Update

FlySSC, do flights to YUL operated by the ex-COI planes still have an inferior service?

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by LY777
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Honolulu to Europe nonstop, PPT-CDG nonstop
Replies: 21
Views: 1978

Re: Honolulu to Europe nonstop, PPT-CDG nonstop

Mortyman wrote:
Papeete / Tahiti is far better than Honolulu / Hawaii


Both are gorgeous.

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by LY777
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Honolulu to Europe nonstop, PPT-CDG nonstop
Replies: 21
Views: 1978

Re: Honolulu to Europe nonstop, PPT-CDG nonstop

I don't think that Honolulu will get nonstop service, even if seasonal. Wouldn't make sense as most traffic to Hawaii is vacation/sun seeking, and southern Europe/north Africa area would be wayyyyyy cheaper for those people. Last I noticed, Southern Europe and North Africa do not have tropical clim...

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by LY777
Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Boeing develop a 787-10ER?
Replies: 9
Views: 2203

Will Boeing develop a 787-10ER?

Will Boeing develop a 787-10ER?

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by LY777
Thu Dec 19, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DC10 vs L1011?
Replies: 0
Views: 344

DC10 vs L1011?

Which one had the widest cabin?
Which one had the quietest cabin?
Which one was the best during turbulence ?

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by LY777
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY wing clip at LAS
Replies: 20
Views: 8685

Re: LY wing clip at LAS

How will they repair the damage?

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by LY777
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY testing Melbourne flights
Replies: 39
Views: 8118

Re: LY testing Melbourne flights

https://www.ynetnews.com/travel/article/M4UIJDWT5 You couldn’t pay me to go on an El Al flight that long. Their IFE is absolutely abysmal. Not even sufficient for JFK-TLV. Not unless they’ve done a MAJOR upgrade since my last flight with them. The IFE was abysmal, and the in flight service was a jo...

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by LY777
Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France orders additional A350s
Replies: 73
Views: 15988

Re: Air France orders additional A350s

FlySSC wrote:
JerseyFlyer wrote:
This makes more likely a transfer of theIr small 787 fleet to KLM


Nope. The 10 B787-9 will remain in AF fleet.


I even see AF ordering more 787s to replace the A330s in a few years...

BTW, does the new A350 order mean that AF will finally not order A330neos?

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by LY777
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Status of AF 77W Interiors
Replies: 8
Views: 824

Re: Status of AF 77W Interiors

FlySSC wrote:
LY777 wrote:
FlySSC, does GSQD have still the old Y seats with tiny PTVs?


No. F-GSQD has the new seats in Y and the brand new Panasonic IFE, with the large TV screens.


Cool :)
Thanks

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by LY777
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Status of AF 77W Interiors
Replies: 8
Views: 824

Re: Status of AF 77W Interiors

FlySSC, does GSQD have still the old Y seats with tiny PTVs?

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by LY777
Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next airline to withdraw A380s?
Replies: 13
Views: 1472

Next airline to withdraw A380s?

After AF, which airlines are likely to withdraw their A380s?

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by LY777
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where does AF fly its A380s?
Replies: 32
Views: 7429

Re: Where does AF fly its A380s?

jupiter2 wrote:
Apparently they have one way flights to MLA as well. Though they're only sporadic.


The plane that flew to MLA is withdrawn from fleet

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by LY777
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2019: Boeing Orders, announcements and discussion thread
Replies: 244
Views: 61004

Re: Dubai Air Show 2019: Boeing Orders, announcements and discussion thread

Guys, although surprising, every airline can’t buy only A320s. A monopoly is good for no one!
Let’s just hope the 737Max re-enters in service smoothly

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by LY777
Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Comfort comparison of A330neo?
Replies: 19
Views: 4268

Re: Comfort comparison of A330neo?

The interior of the A330Neo looks less modern than the interior of the A350.
Airbus could have adapted the interior of the A350 on the A330Neo.

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by LY777
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines names a B787-9 "Tel Aviv"
Replies: 23
Views: 6349

Re: Ethiopian Airlines names a B787-9 "Tel Aviv"

Wow, very nice :)

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by LY777
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines Airbus A350 Engine Issues Prompts Diversion
Replies: 20
Views: 4265

Re: Asiana Airlines Airbus A350 Engine Issues Prompts Diversion

3 IFSD in a rather short period of time is not negligible.

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by LY777
Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines Airbus A350 Engine Issues Prompts Diversion
Replies: 20
Views: 4265

Re: Asiana Airlines Airbus A350 Engine Issues Prompts Diversion

Another new generation jet with issues...

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by LY777
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to retire A330's by 2025, to become all Boeing airline
Replies: 118
Views: 26317

Re: KLM to retire A330's by 2025, to become all Boeing airline

On their report, it is clear that AF will keep their 787, and that they will even add some a/c.

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by LY777
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Studies Stretched Airbus "A220-500"
Replies: 217
Views: 38505

Re: Air France Studies Stretched Airbus "A220-500"

nicode wrote:
Why not grabbing the A332 from KLM to grow A332 AF fleet ?


KL A332 are a bit old already

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by LY777
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Studies Stretched Airbus "A220-500"
Replies: 217
Views: 38505

Re: Air France Studies Stretched Airbus "A220-500"

MrBren wrote:
fuel inefficient 777s.

You are biased, I am afraid...

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by LY777
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: November 3, 2019. After 48 years; last ever El Al 747 flight
Replies: 47
Views: 8799

Re: November 3, 2019. After 48 years; last ever El Al 747 flight

Very interesting thread, thanks :)

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by LY777
Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Software link suspected in Airbus A220 engine blowouts according to Reuters
Replies: 93
Views: 31121

Re: Swiss grounded all its A220 after an engine problem

As Swiss operates the biggest A220 fleet, do you think this could cause the whole type to be grounded? Has the CSeries/A220 crashed and killed anybody? Not that I'm aware of. So, why would you want to ground the fleet? There are surely operational problems that need to be solved; but, to ground a f...

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by LY777
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP starts LIS-IAD with A321LR today (Oct 7)
Replies: 78
Views: 22154

Re: TAP starts LIS-IAD with A321LR today

All the A321LR of TAP have the same interior, basically its the Business seats from the A332 and the Economy seats from the A339. https://samchui.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/TAP-A321LR-Business-e1555043387153.jpg https://samchui.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/TAP-A321LR-Economy-Cabin-e1555044151...

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by LY777
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP starts LIS-IAD with A321LR today (Oct 7)
Replies: 78
Views: 22154

Re: TAP starts LIS-IAD with A321LR today

How is the interior of these TATL A321LR? Is it the same as the A321LR that fly to TLV or is it a special config? All the A321LR of TAP have the same interior, basically its the Business seats from the A332 and the Economy seats from the A339. https://samchui.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/TAP-A321...

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by LY777
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP starts LIS-IAD with A321LR today (Oct 7)
Replies: 78
Views: 22154

Re: TAP starts LIS-IAD with A321LR today

How is the interior of these TATL A321LR?
Is it the same as the A321LR that fly to TLV or is it a special config?

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by LY777
Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Down memory lane: farewell flight on El Al's 747 (JCL seat)
Replies: 13
Views: 14342

Re: Down memory lane: farewell flight on El Al's 747 (JCL seat)

beeweel15 wrote:
I am surprised you got to take picture inside that aircraft. Did you have special permission from security


Taking pictures on El Al airplanes is allowed

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by LY777
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Down memory lane: farewell flight on El Al's 747 (JCL seat)
Replies: 13
Views: 14342

Re: Down memory lane: farewell flight on El Al's 747 (JCL seat)

I truly enjoyed reading you!! Thank you!

I have good memories on LY 747s, especially on the 742s with the coloured side panels.
It was also sad to see their 757s leave the fleet a few years ago as I flew them often on the Paris/TLV route!

Once again, thanks for sharing!

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by LY777
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taking the train in China
Replies: 19
Views: 1744

Re: Taking the train in China

You can’t drive in China unless you have a Chinese driving license Yes, and I think that’s for good reasons. My recommendation was for a hired minivan with driver, that’s the most convenient option for a family with luggage and not prohibitively expensive. When I’m in china we have drivers arranged...

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by LY777
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taking the train in China
Replies: 19
Views: 1744

Re: Taking the train in China

mad99 wrote:
You can’t drive in China unless you have a Chinese driving license


Yes, I know. Anyway, I never rent a car when I am abroad

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by LY777
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taking the train in China
Replies: 19
Views: 1744

Re: Taking the train in China

My wife and I lived in Shanghai until May of this year and during our year in China, we made lots of train trips. Despite that, I can only encourage you to hire a private car, such as a minivan. The reasons are: Chinese train stations in large cities are gigantic and frantic. You have to walk long ...

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76er wrote:
DiviDivi operates the CUR-AUA route up to 4 times a day using a Twin Otter.

https://flydivi.com/mobile/Flight_Sched ... caoToAruba


The Twin Otter is too small for me LOL

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