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by TriniA340
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 949
Views: 102000

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

9Y-SXM departed Piarco for the last time this morning (returning to lessor).

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by TriniA340
Thu Nov 05, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 949
Views: 102000

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

Saying farewell to 9Y-SXM next week after 9 years of stellar svc :(
You served us faithfully, MSN 37935.

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by TriniA340
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Taking Delivery Of First A321NEO
Replies: 39
Views: 9858

Re: JetBlue Taking Delivery Of First A321NEO

Any idea when is service entry & what are the initial routes? (I know GYE for sure, but that starts in Dec). Or will these simply be integrated into the mint-less A321 network?

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by TriniA340
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What happened to WOW's fleet after it Collapsed?
Replies: 15
Views: 6303

Re: What happened to WOW's fleet after it Collapsed?

Someone83 wrote:
Current status from what I can see:
And then there is the A330-900 that was built for WOW but never delivered, which will go to Thai AirAsiaX


Both of them? There's a pair of engine-less WOW A339s at TLS.

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by TriniA340
Thu May 23, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 95697

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

flash330 wrote:
Agreed, but it does look amazing from the inside though


Yeah it does. From some angles it looks a bit weird because of the leading edge curvature, but from others, really beautiful.

Next deliveries should be Lion Air, Air Calin, RwandAir I believe?

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by TriniA340
Sat May 11, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 95697

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Azul received their 1st A339 yesterday, PR-AZN.

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by TriniA340
Wed May 08, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United New Livery Painting Progress
Replies: 20
Views: 4996

Re: United New Livery Painting Progress

Site is a great idea! Does anyone know what tail will get the Star Wars theme, and when?

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by TriniA340
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 63624

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019

A Danish Air Transport ATR 72-500 (SE-MDA) is being wet-leased for additional airlift on the T&T airbridge till September.

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by TriniA340
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surviving L1011 Numbers?
Replies: 74
Views: 10739

Re: Surviving L1011 Numbers?

After BWIA retired all theirs, 9Y-TJN was stored at the local military museum here in Trinidad & Tobago, but they neglected to properly take care of//preserve it, resulting in the sad state it is in now. (Search #9ytgn on IG for some pics at the museum).

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by TriniA340
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ATR42/72 get an extended A Check interval
Replies: 1
Views: 1132

Re: ATR42/72 get an extended A Check interval

This is great news for my airline, Caribbean Airlines. Thanks for sharing.

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by TriniA340
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW
Replies: 106
Views: 25400

Re: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW

Does Rouge have any A32X with sharklets?

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by TriniA340
Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018

maverick4002 wrote:
Lol your obsession with the purple is legendary now. I've been reading since the very first thread and you always gripe about the purple.

The purple ain't going nowhere ;)
No point increasing to -10s when the flights are not consistently full.

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by TriniA340
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 134940

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Any idea what is going on with the A338 proto? Has it even flown yet (I don't think so) & I wonder if that frame will eventually go on to Uganda.

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by TriniA340
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Centurion has surrendered its AOC
Replies: 22
Views: 5785

Re: Centurion has surrendered its AOC

N903AR is only 15 years! It seems to have stopped flying around Mar-Apr 2017. Glad I got to see her at POS a couple times.

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by TriniA340
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F
Replies: 144
Views: 39635

Re: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F

BOEING777EK wrote:
Any news about more A330's getting converted into freighters for DHL and Egyptair cargo?


Only that this past week here, EgyptAir finally received the 1st A332P2F, back from conversion.

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by TriniA340
Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018

Caribbean View streaming IFE now available on flights >2hrs.

https://app.box.com/s/lazqz3l5yqyt1uiic3h9kj873wfzlkx0
Image

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by TriniA340
Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Boeing corporate liveries?
Replies: 22
Views: 4775

Re: New Boeing corporate liveries?

Adored the 90s blue & red striped livery, especially how it looked on the 777. The 767-400ER world tour special paintjob is another of my favourites, as well as the 777-300ER promo scheme. Need to get me some models of those yes!

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by TriniA340
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018

Balloonchaser wrote:
Is there a chance of Caribbean Airlines either
A.) Going Long Haul Again?
B.) Expanding to another Caribbean Airport as a hub


A/ Not anytime soon.
B/ Besides POS and the 'mini-hubs' of KIN & MBJ, highly doubt.

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by TriniA340
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018

BW600 wrote:
BW has posted openings for First Officers B738 and has openings for Cabin Crew based in Jamaica, Trinidad and Guyana. Could some sort of expansion be on the cards?


Route-wise, haven't heard anything yet. Aircraft-wise, at least not this year. They're also hiring F/Os for the ATR fleet.

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by TriniA340
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the A350 do the 789's ULH?
Replies: 56
Views: 12229

Re: Could the A350 do the 789's ULH?

So, to sum up, CAN the A359 do the same ULH flight QF uses their 789 on (PER-LHR)?

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by TriniA340
Mon May 28, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 134940

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Hopefully at the FAS. An Airbus executive mentioned in an article I read that they have some widebody orders in the bag that they cannot announce yet.

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by TriniA340
Sat May 26, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350?
Replies: 157
Views: 33552

Re: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350? Possibly United. Airline tbc Monday. Any ideas?

I agree with ANNEX14, plus the guy who posted the tweet is based in Germany so I think it has to be someone in the LH group.

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by TriniA340
Sun May 20, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018

D.R. Update: Dominican Wings relaunches as Flycana. To start ops in Q4 2018 with 5 A320. Will start with Caribbean routes at first. Yet to determine main airport base. Sky High rec'd 1st Jetstream 41, reg HI1013 & already at SDQ. Air century launching SXM, AUA, CUR with a Saab 340. CRJ ops pendi...

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by TriniA340
Sun May 20, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 220685

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Question: Any AA max to get OneWorld titles?

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by TriniA340
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean aviation thread - 2018

NAX737MAX wrote:
Did they paint the tail of 9Y-JMF while it was in or is it still white?


Still all-white buddy :(
Believe me, if any tail gets the bird, you'll hear it from me 1st :bigthumbsup:
NB: 9Y-TTB actually DID get a new bird decal installed a few months ago; it was the only badly faded ATR.

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by TriniA340
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean aviation thread - 2018

Correct GUYAIR707, the changed interior now has 12 B/C seats, 42 in Caribbean Plus & 96 in regular Y, for a total of 150 (So far, only 9Y-JMF is reconfigured).
On another note, B6 will be operating JFK-POS with their 200-seat A321s from 15-30 Jun.

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by TriniA340
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 220685

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Will any of AA's Maxes get the OneWorld treatment?

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by TriniA340
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F
Replies: 144
Views: 39635

Re: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F

BOEING777EK, Haven't heard anything yet. I see EI-HEA is being operated by Air Hong Kong & flying 1-2hr rotations between HKG, PEN, SGN, BKK.

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by TriniA340
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean aviation thread - 2018

guyanam wrote:
BW was to revamp their cabins and upgrade their IFE but I guess they changed their minds.


WiFi and Premium Economy coming soon :)

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by TriniA340
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean aviation thread - 2018

LI is operating 4x Daily round trips between POS & TAB till Apr-30.
POS>TAB flights are BW1700/1702/1704/1706.
TAB>POS flights are BW1701/1703/1705/1707.

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by TriniA340
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News about new World Airways (ULCC start up)
Replies: 56
Views: 10199

Re: News about new World Airways (ULCC start up)

I believe they might have meant 787 versions, as in the 'dash 8' & 'dash 9' models. Not sure how the word Bombardier got in there.

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by TriniA340
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possibility of L-1011 or MD-11 NextGen?
Replies: 38
Views: 5602

Re: Possibility of L-1011 or MD-11 NextGen?

A widebody trijet in today's aviation world - definitely no. But farfetch'd as it may be, I still dream of Lockheed jumping back into the commercial aviation game! And I feel the only possible space for them would be in the 'NMA' sector, as neither A nor B have a proper offering there. That would be...

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by TriniA340
Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium
Replies: 178
Views: 44210

Re: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium

Love it! The splash of colour is nice (even though the fuse is predominantly white), and the cockpit mask looks great (way better than AC).

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by TriniA340
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MAX routes!
Replies: 29
Views: 7808

Re: AA MAX routes!

Wow, so 7 already, thanks for the info. Had no idea there was N310RF & N303RG yet..lol A shot of N303RE from a local spotter at POS: https://www.facebook.com/jetstreamtt/photos/a.772565069478939.1073741828.772515456150567/1613977822004322/?type=3&theater Also, here's a vid including the inau...

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by TriniA340
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean aviation thread - 2018

Also, Sky High Aviation will soon introduce Jetstream 41s, the first being N679AS.

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by TriniA340
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MAX routes!
Replies: 29
Views: 7808

Re: AA MAX routes!

rojo wrote:
Brickell305 wrote:
All 2 planes it’s received thus far?


There are 6 MAX's in the fleet


6? I only know of 5: N324RA, N304RB, N306RC, N308RD, N303RE. Am I missing one?

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by TriniA340
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 62595

Re: Caribbean aviation thread - 2018

D.R. Update: Air century to add two CRJ-200s (Ex-Star Peru) for daily JBQ-SJU as well as to launch AUA, CUR & SXM before Summer season. Dominican Wings has relaunched as an ULCC. Their 1st A320 is due to arrive this Spring. Their investor is a former Wizz Air CEO. Inter-Caribbean is planning a b...

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by TriniA340
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F
Replies: 144
Views: 39635

Re: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F

Wait....how many birds have been converted already? I thought was only 1..

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by TriniA340
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F
Replies: 144
Views: 39635

Re: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F

Saw a photo today with her painted...just like the Polar Air Cargo 747.

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by TriniA340
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAWA Dominicana Airlines operations temporarily suspended
Replies: 11
Views: 2167

Re: PAWA Dominicana Airlines operations temporarily suspended

Executives are fleeing the country to avoid paying the debts, which are growing everyday.
Fleet: 6 MD-80 + 2 DC-9, but only 2 MD-83 were flying currently. Airplanes grounded due to lack of funds to complete maintenance. With 3/4 of the fleet grounded, no wonder they weren't making $$.

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by TriniA340
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will we ever see an upgraded CRJ or clean sheet T tail aircraft?
Replies: 20
Views: 5047

Re: Will we ever see an upgraded CRJ or clean sheet T tail aircraft?

I think some of the Airbus future concept studies are T-tail designs. I guess the fact that they are even considering the design for future aircraft means something.

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by TriniA340
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2017)
Replies: 188
Views: 44000

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2017)

Skyliners saw the former N368AA, now N396CM, going to MIA from ILN the other day, and published that it was going to MIA "for StratAir ops". I didn't think this one was going to Northern Aviation. My impression was that this aircraft, 396CM, was going to Amerijet, based on pretty-solid fi...

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by TriniA340
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean aviation thread - 2017 (120)
Replies: 557
Views: 51250

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread 120

Afterthought: How would the 717s handle the route (POS-TAB)? I imagine ANY jet for that matter would be uneconomical, but I've wondered myself, how would an RJ compare to the 737 on the route? Eg, an E175/717/F70. Or maybe an MRJ? A few years ago, BW did use a JAT Airways DC-9 to service the airbri...

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by TriniA340
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many 727s still active?
Replies: 109
Views: 29522

Re: How many 727s still active?

Also I've seen several time Amerijet's 727s on several Caribbean isalnds - they join the islands together and have regular flights from F Lauderdale / Miami Alas, only one 727 remains in the active Amerijet fleet: N395AJ. Recently she was withdrawn from Caribbean service & was being deployed wi...

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by TriniA340
Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean aviation thread - 2017 (120)
Replies: 557
Views: 51250

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread 120

Yeah, A388, it came as part of AA's certification process. The trini spotters got some sweet pics, and videos of the arrival & departure are online as well.

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by TriniA340
Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean aviation thread - 2017 (120)
Replies: 557
Views: 51250

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread 120

Heard that AA is bringing their 737 MAX to POS tomorrow (Mon 30th Oct) & will RON to depart next morning.

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by TriniA340
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean aviation thread - 2017 (120)
Replies: 557
Views: 51250

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread 120

How is Insel going? Any news with the getting their jets back in the air. Winair/PAWA must be gobbling up market share with their SXM CUR service (once it restarts). Well, one MD-80 is flying again: https://www.facebook.com/InselAir/photos/a.10151252721115966.434458.369798425965/10154800554010966/?...

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by TriniA340
Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F
Replies: 144
Views: 39635

Re: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F

Thanks, makes sense. Can't wait to see DHL's A330F fully painted. I was also looking at the A350's weight figures....I feel like it'll make a decently capable freighter.

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by TriniA340
Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F
Replies: 144
Views: 39635

Re: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F

Thanks a lot, I appreciate your time taken to write this! I did a little reading up on MZFW and other weights, which I never really paid much attn to. So does MZFW - OEW = An approximation of the payload? If so, My question now is if an A343 has a MZFW/OEW of 183T/129T (An A343F might be closer to 1...

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