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by LY777
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian A321 Smoke in cabin/evac
Replies: 42
Views: 7415

Re: Hawaiian A321 Smoke in cabin/evac

You know what, guys? I am going to avoid brand new planes now lol.

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by LY777
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2659
Views: 343803

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Hi
I haven’t followed the thread and I am not an engineer, but I have one question: what is Boeing actually working on? If an update of the MCAS is not sufficient, do they plan to modify the design of the plane?

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by LY777
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to Tweak 737 MAX Order
Replies: 55
Views: 13947

Re: UA to Tweak 737 MAX Order

Good to see them going back to PTVs!
I don’t like streaming IFE

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by LY777
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which hotel has the best view on planes at LAX?
Replies: 4
Views: 429

Which hotel has the best view on planes at LAX?

Hi
I need to spend a night at LAX.
Which hotel has the best view on planes?
Thanks

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by LY777
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When did El Al fly to DFW?
Replies: 14
Views: 2253

Re: When did El Al fly to DFW?

Additionally, while ATL is much, much lower on that same list, there is a good population there too, so I wonder if DL will ever try ATL-TLV? They did run ATL-TLV from 2009-2011 IIRC. I’m actually surprised they haven’t brought it back considering the amount of connections ATL generates and how it ...

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by LY777
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Star Alliance FF flyer program
Replies: 4
Views: 299

Re: Best Star Alliance FF flyer program

Thanks
Do LX and LH share the same FF program?

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by LY777
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Star Alliance FF flyer program
Replies: 4
Views: 299

Best Star Alliance FF flyer program

Hi guys
Which Star Alliance member has the best FF program?
I live in France and I travel mainly to the US/Canada and Asia.

Thanks

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by LY777
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022
Replies: 559
Views: 95033

Re: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?

Which a/c type will TLV/EVN/AMM get when the A320s exit the fleet?

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by LY777
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM virtual look inside 787-10
Replies: 33
Views: 4966

Re: KLM virtual look inside 787-10

bravotango75 wrote:
Nice, Too bad KLM no longer wants anyone to fly.


LOL

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by LY777
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14521

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

PKX is too far from Beijing. Next time I fly to Beijing, I will try to avoid it

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by LY777
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience
Replies: 156
Views: 21082

Re: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience

If DL flew the 787, would it be 8 or 9 abreast?

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by LY777
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders
Replies: 50
Views: 14680

Re: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders

Maybe in 10 years, AF will get new 787s to replace the A332s?

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by LY777
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders
Replies: 50
Views: 14680

Re: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders

It seems like the 787s at AF will have the same fate as their 763s

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by LY777
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why doesn’t UA fly an Airbus Widebody?
Replies: 45
Views: 5867

Re: Why doesn’t UA fly an Airbus Widebody?

Why do IB and TAP fly no Boeing a/c?

Lol

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by LY777
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study
Replies: 147
Views: 22108

Re: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study

It seems that AF will get 77Xs...

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by LY777
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which airlines use Scimitar Blended Winglets on their 757s?
Replies: 22
Views: 3058

Which airlines use Scimitar Blended Winglets on their 757s?

Besides Icelandair and UA, which airlines use Scimitar Blended Winglets on their 757s?

Thanks

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by LY777
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Korean Air signing LOI for 30 787's
Replies: 150
Views: 26489

Re: CEO: Korean Air widebody order imminent

AsiaTravel wrote:
I sense an A350 order. Their fleet clearly lacks diversity!


Their widebody fleet consists of A330s, A380s, 777-200/300(ER), 747-8, 787s.
I think it is already a wide variety of a/c

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by LY777
Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF447 - 10 Years Later
Replies: 96
Views: 17615

Re: AF447 - 10 Years Later

I remember it like it was yesterday. Back then AF had 2 flights from GIG on most days, AF443 operated by a 744 and AF 447 with the 332. As I was scheduled to fly on AF447 about a month after the accident, I immediately changed my flight to be on the 744 flight instead. I remember telling the agent ...

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by LY777
Thu May 30, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al launches TLV-NRT from March 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 4382

Re: El Al launches TLV-NRT from March 2020

Great news.
Next LY Asian destination should be PVG :)

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by LY777
Sun May 26, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EuroAtlantic 767 interiors
Replies: 20
Views: 2598

Re: EuroAtlantic 767 interiors

Is is weird that their 767s are 2-4-2 while their 777s are 3-3-3!

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by LY777
Wed May 15, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why weren’t the A330s grounded after the pitot tube issues?
Replies: 94
Views: 16929

Why weren’t the A330s grounded after the pitot tube issues?

I was wondering why the A330s weren’t grounded after the pitot tube issues?
Even before the AF crash, many airlines reported incidents but the plane was not grounded the time the pitot tubes were replaced.
Why?

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by LY777
Sun May 12, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA SFO-PPT Route Performance?
Replies: 12
Views: 4781

Re: UA SFO-PPT Route Preformance?

Which a/c type do they use?

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by LY777
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AD to be issued on 787 RR Trent 1000 TEN engines
Replies: 28
Views: 5812

Re: AD to be issued on 787 RR Trent 1000 TEN engines

What’s wrong with manufacturers these days ???

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by LY777
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM CEO: We will take delivery of A350
Replies: 62
Views: 19506

Re: KLM CEO: We will take delivery of A350

I wonder if AF will keep the 787s they already have in their fleet.
I wouldn’t like to see the 787 disappear from AF fleet

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by LY777
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 34378

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

The 'oldish' A330neo that's only just entered service? Along with the 'oldish' 777X yet to do so? EK clearly not considering it a downgrade. Sorry, but Airbus hardly updated the A330Neo interior. A complete basic cabin update is part of the NEO program (Airspace). So you should maybe explain your p...

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by LY777
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is nobody interested in the AUA-CUR route?
Replies: 15
Views: 2292

Re: Is nobody interested in the AUA-CUR route?

MalevTU134 wrote:
Somebody call Norwegian!!! They will jump on it!!


Not sure the route requires a multi-frequency 737 service.

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by LY777
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is nobody interested in the AUA-CUR route?
Replies: 15
Views: 2292

Re: Is nobody interested in the AUA-CUR route?

I believe KLM and TUIfly also hold fifth freedom rights on this route, correct me if I'm wrong. Anyway, there aren't that many airlines in the Netherlands Antilles and on top of that a lot of people traveling between the islands travel by boat. It's really a limited market. KLM and Tui do not have ...

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by LY777
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is nobody interested in the AUA-CUR route?
Replies: 15
Views: 2292

Is nobody interested in the AUA-CUR route?

Now that Insel Air has ceased operations, there seems to be only 3 times a day between AUA and CUR: 2 operated by Aruba Airlines, and 1 by Winair.
I am surprised no other airlines replaces Insel on this route.

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by LY777
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 34378

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

So they are ordering the oldish A330Neo... A real downgrade compared to the 787-10... The 'oldish' A330neo that's only just entered service? Along with the 'oldish' 777X yet to do so? EK clearly not considering it a downgrade. Sorry, but Airbus hardly updated the A330Neo interior. The cabin still h...

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by LY777
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weren’t EIS smoother in the ‘80s/‘90s?
Replies: 8
Views: 1379

Weren’t EIS smoother in the ‘80s/‘90s?

The 757/767/744/737NG/777/A330/A340 seemed to have a smooth EIS (I guess there were teething problems though) but it seems that modern airliners had either delays (A380, 787), either incidents (A380, 787, A320Neo), or worse for the 737Max. Only the A350 seems to have a fine EIS (too soon to say for ...

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by LY777
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 718543

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

ytz wrote:
I just want to know why they didn't gain altitude in those first 3 minutes.

Will also be interesting to see if their FDR data has the same mismatches as Lion Air.


I am wondering the very same question

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by LY777
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ombudsman official demands grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia
Replies: 59
Views: 11942

Re: Ombudsman official demands grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia

Pretty sure if even one of these had been an AA or European-operated plane that crashed, they would've already been grounded. The ET crash is far more alarming to me than JT. JT admitted faults with the plane on prior flights and while they'd seemed to have it together of late, we all know about th...

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by LY777
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 718543

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Well, don’t forget ET also crashed a 737NG at BEY

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by LY777
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 718543

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Usually when I book a flight I try to book one with an aircraft I’ve never been on, or a new type. With the 737MAX, I had some doubts after JT610. Now, with another MAX crash, I will avoid this type until everything is known about the causes, and a fix should be in place on all aircraft if this was...

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by LY777
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787-9 for EgyptAir rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 18
Views: 4269

Re: First 787-9 for EgyptAir rolls out of final assembly

acjbbj wrote:
qf789 wrote:
acjbbj wrote:
GE engines?


Nope, powered by Rolls Royce


OK, see it now. No sump-drain in the exhaust cone = Rolls Royce.


Do you have a pic to show the difference?

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by LY777
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arkia to launch 2 Israel - India routes
Replies: 13
Views: 3013

Re: Arkia to launch 2 Israel - India routes

Good news :)

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by LY777
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 34378

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

So they are ordering the oldish A330Neo...
A real downgrade compared to the 787-10...


Sad for the A380 :(

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by LY777
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: why didn't LY order 748s
Replies: 42
Views: 5729

Re: why didn't LY order 748s

bhxalex wrote:
Why they didn't order the 77W is perhaps more of a mystery than why they didn't order the 748i. A handful of end of line triples for a good price to send to LHR, BKK & JFK would have made much more sense than a 748i order.



Maybe because their 772s are RR-powered?

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by LY777
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New international Israel airport open near Eilat
Replies: 6
Views: 1674

Re: New international Israel airport open near Eilat

Indeed it is weird that there are no jetways

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by LY777
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF 3 class 77W upgrade?
Replies: 2
Views: 1186

Re: AF 3 class 77W upgrade?

The “Leisure” 77Ws should be the last to be retrofitted

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by LY777
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s
Replies: 70
Views: 11604

Re: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s

Recall that the main reason why airlines bought the 744 at the time was because in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was the only model that could offer 14 hour endurance. The MD-11 came right after, but was only good for 12-13 and the A343 was too close to the 777. For most of those carriers, the...

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by LY777
Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s
Replies: 70
Views: 11604

Re: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s

The 787-10 boeing should be incorporated very quickly in the EL AL fleet is excellent for its high demand missions such as JFK, EWR, BKK and HKG, LHR The Boeing 787-9 will be used in long range missions such as SFO, LAX, MIA, PEK When they incorporate the Boeing 787-8 for their missions to BOS, YYZ...

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by LY777
Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s
Replies: 70
Views: 11604

Re: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s

4XRuv, Why do you say that their 777s are nightmare now?
Except from the fact that the IFE is old, the seats are comfy

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by LY777
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s
Replies: 70
Views: 11604

Re: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s

772's are moving from 280 pax F+J+Y to 320 pax J+PE+Y (Y goes to 3-4-3) and recieve new cabins similar to the 787 cabins. They will be used on the trunk routes to JFK/BKK/LHR/CDG. NYC is porjected to be running up to 6 daily during summer 2020 with a mix of 787 and 777. New North American routes wi...

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by LY777
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787 RR engine replacements
Replies: 56
Views: 12556

Re: B787 RR engine replacements

RB211trent wrote:
LY777 wrote:
When will all the RR engines be repaired ?

I think you mean modified as most aren’t actually broken, they are just being regularly inspected and removed when they are.


Yes indeed

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by LY777
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787 RR engine replacements
Replies: 56
Views: 12556

Re: B787 RR engine replacements

When will all the RR engines be repaired ?

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by LY777
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s
Replies: 70
Views: 11604

Re: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s

DL A333s have more seats than the B77E did pre-refitting. As for LY, a B78X with about 340 seats in J-W-Y+-Y would make great sense for routes like BKK and JFK. The B788 order should be converted to B78X. (In another thread, I surmised what a 337-seat map would look like.) UA is upgrading to a B78X...

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by LY777
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s
Replies: 70
Views: 11604

Re: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s

Most recent update: El Al Israel Airlines in recent schedule update filed Boeing 747-400 operation to Europe for summer 2019 season. As of 31JUL18, planned Boeing 747-400 service between April and August 2019 as follows. Tel Aviv – London Heathrow LY315/316 Check again 25APR19 (27APR19 from LHR as ...

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