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by Slash787
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatari 747-8i BBJ flying mansion hits the market
Replies: 66
Views: 19459

Re: Qatari 747-8i BBJ flying mansion hits the market

Just out of curiosity, why did it make so many visits to LA?

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by Slash787
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-200LR, why was it not a success?
Replies: 51
Views: 9717

Re: Boeing 777-200LR, why was it not a success?

I still don't get why Turkmenistan airlines has the LR version, they recently even ordered one more of it.

The 200 Non ER would have done the job for them or the B789 would be a cheaper and better choice.

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by Slash787
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airline fleets are getting older
Replies: 30
Views: 5120

Re: airline fleets are getting older

Iran Air

Cubana

Air Koryo

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by Slash787
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iraq to pay 4.8M€ for YI-AGP/ALM parking fee
Replies: 22
Views: 4453

Re: Iraq to pay 4.8M€ for YI-AGP/ALM parking fee

OA260 wrote:
It would be interesting to see what they are like inside. Maybe if an eager enthusiast was willing to pay enough they might get a private tour to document this bit of history.


Maybe Sam Chui can do that.

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by Slash787
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A340-600 operator - Azman Air
Replies: 17
Views: 5448

Re: New A340-600 operator - Azman Air

Any idea on which routes will they use this bird?

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by Slash787
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 29719

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

AirIndia wrote:
Were these evac flight aircraft reconfigured into all economy?


You should know it better as you are the airline.

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by Slash787
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A340-600 operator - Azman Air
Replies: 17
Views: 5448

Re: New A340-600 operator - Azman Air

Well Azman doesn’t need the plane. They are small airline operating a handful of 733s and 735s to 10-11 destinations, although they (wet?) leased a A332 for about 6 months 2 years ago. This is just airline in the long list of Nigerian airlines that suddenly feels they need to have a wide body for p...

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by Slash787
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A340-600 operator - Azman Air
Replies: 17
Views: 5448

Re: New A340-600 operator - Azman Air

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] ... otostream/
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I get happy when old birds get used by Airlines which are in need of planes.

There is a picture of A346 in 2018 wearing the Azman title.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] ... otostream/

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by Slash787
Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA trying to sell 9 A340s
Replies: 125
Views: 30761

Re: SAA trying to sell 9 A340s

Well usually I would have said Iran Air could have used these, but at the moment to even think about it is impossible.

I would have liked to see Cubana getting some "newer" aircrafts, but well they are in a worse position than SAA

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by Slash787
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF E-11A plane crash in Afghanistan
Replies: 97
Views: 19774

Re: Ariana Afghan crash?!

It appears to be JY-JAL, a 31 year old B767 flying the route Kabul-Herat that disappeared from radar at an altitude of 26,000 ft about 13 minutes after take-off. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/jy-jal#23a9d7fa Taliban shootdown? Did Jordan Aviation wet lease the aircraft to Ariana? Some...

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by Slash787
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF E-11A plane crash in Afghanistan
Replies: 97
Views: 19774

Re: Ariana Afghan crash?!

https://twitter.com/AlexInAir/status/12 ... 22400?s=20
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It was a B737-400, almost 30 years old. The flight was from Herat to Kabul

https://twitter.com/AlexInAir/status/12 ... 22400?s=20

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by Slash787
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80744

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

What will happen if they fold the wing tips during flight?

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by Slash787
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80744

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

Noshow wrote:
Did they retract the gear during the first flight?


No

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by Slash787
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What could a Potential A220-500/700/900 look like?
Replies: 190
Views: 26724

Re: What could a Potential A220-500/700/900 look like?

ewt340 wrote:
Just gonna drop it here:


Can you make one for 900 too?

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by Slash787
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 259
Views: 61093

Re: Airbus A220 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

So as its 2020 now, will Iraqi Airways get their CS300/A220 this year?

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by Slash787
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India announces BOM - STN
Replies: 26
Views: 4168

Re: Air India announces BOM - STN

Which route are they cutting/reducing in order to start this route?

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by Slash787
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2
Replies: 66
Views: 19277

Re: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2

This is why I keep on saying that Iran Air needs new planes.

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by Slash787
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread
Replies: 483
Views: 61561

Re: Air France retires first A380; flown to Malta

Iran Air could have used this plane. Iran Air didn’t even want A380s when they had the (brief) opportunity to buy them new-they believe that their network is not ready for a plane that size. True, thats why they ordered A330neo and A35K which would have been great aircrafts, sadly they don't even h...

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by Slash787
Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread
Replies: 483
Views: 61561

Re: Air France retires first A380; flown to Malta

Iran Air could have used this plane.

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by Slash787
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: Avianca to CDG in 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 2217

Re: RUMOR: Avianca to CDG in 2020

ikolkyo wrote:
I’m surprised they were away from this route for so long, honestly I thought they were on it this entire time.


It is indeed surprising, even I thought they were serving CDG.

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by Slash787
Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird cabin layout SAS A321LR
Replies: 42
Views: 13342

Re: Weird cabin layout SAS A321LR

Even Flydubai has the same layout for its new business class.

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by Slash787
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2019: Airbus Orders, announcements and discussion thread
Replies: 205
Views: 54253

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

Could we see Royal Jordanian ordering some Airbus aircrafts, there have been talks since the past 1 year now.

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by Slash787
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Only 13yrs service now decomissioned VS A346
Replies: 76
Views: 15635

Re: Only 13yrs service now decomissioned VS A346

xwb777 wrote:
It seems Mahan Air isn’t interested in purchasing it.


Iran Air could have used these birds.

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by Slash787
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 357
Views: 61654

Re: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion

Well this is not a big surprise for me, I did have an idea this would happen. One Solution could be that all the Airlines not belonging to OW that are located in T4 shift their operations to T1 and T2 such as Emirates , Avianca, EL AL, Air Algerie etc etc This could be a great opportunity for Airlin...

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by Slash787
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scrapping of young A320-family aircraft
Replies: 27
Views: 5644

Re: Scrapping of young A320-family aircraft

Iran Air could have used these planes Correct me if I'm wrong, but if I'm not mistaken, they can't buy them directly from BA/easyJet due to the sanctions despite the fact they're used? All of the aircraft transferred in recent years seem to have been done via another company. I know and now its har...

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by Slash787
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scrapping of young A320-family aircraft
Replies: 27
Views: 5644

Re: Scrapping of young A320-family aircraft

Iran Air could have used these planes

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by Slash787
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 481
Views: 65181

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

xwb777 wrote:
Qatar Airways will be delaying the deliveries of the B789


by how long?

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by Slash787
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Etihad Livery just arrived
Replies: 16
Views: 7714

Re: Best Etihad Livery just arrived

I wish they did it on the B787-10

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by Slash787
Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Pilots Association Sues Boeing Re: 737MAX
Replies: 85
Views: 13170

Re: Southwest Pilots Association Sues Boeing Re: 737MAX

Flyin' 737 in the hot sun
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won
I needed money 'cause I had none
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

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by Slash787
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 481
Views: 65181

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Might be going to another airline. Why did they get them painted then? Horrible forecast and planning? It seems 4 are already painted and 3 are in Storage at Bordeaux and the 4th one is also going in storage, that is really bad planning. I wish they took them now rather than 2021, the A35K looks re...

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by Slash787
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 481
Views: 65181

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

aldrigsomandre wrote:
Slash787 wrote:
Aren't 1 or 2 A35k ready for Etihad? they will put them in storage till 2021?


Might be going to another airline.


Why did they get them painted then?

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by Slash787
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ​Emirates begins A380 retirements to support in-service fleet
Replies: 120
Views: 32428

Re: ​Emirates begins A380 retirements to support in-service fleet

Iran Air could have used these planes.

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by Slash787
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 481
Views: 65181

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Aren't 1 or 2 A35k ready for Etihad? they will put them in storage till 2021?

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by Slash787
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 481
Views: 65181

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Saudia currently uses B77W for the JED CDG route, is the demand getting low?

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by Slash787
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana reduces LHR; leases slots to Kuwait Airways
Replies: 15
Views: 4519

Re: Asiana reduces LHR; leases slots to Kuwait Airways

Any Idea how much did Kuwait pay for the lease?

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by Slash787
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark
Replies: 203
Views: 76114

Re: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark

Does anyone has the flight deck photos for this bird?

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by Slash787
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How come Aeroflot doesn't fly to Singapore or Mumbai?
Replies: 20
Views: 4550

Re: How come Aeroflot doesn't fly to Singapore or Mumbai?

Ural Airlines was supposed to start flights to Moscow from Bombay, but the date kept on being pushed, now the date is 17th September. If Aeroflot thinks A330 is too big for Bombay, then they cause use the A321. Another problem is that its hard to get slots at Bombay. But with Jet Airways gone, maybe...

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by Slash787
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 22279

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

RobertPhoenix wrote:
Going further back I remember the strike by Concorde pilots, who wanted Jaguar XJ as their company provided cars.


I would be happy with a Mini Cooper. Are the current pilots demanding any cars?

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by Slash787
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 481
Views: 65181

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

WOAH, Those B777's are brand new, I honestly did not expect them to go so fast. Will the phaseout begin once they start receiving the A330neo? or A350?

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by Slash787
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 41011

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

edealinfo wrote:
737


sorry my bad, I did not read the post which was posted 2 days ago.

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by Slash787
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 41011

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Vistara Bombay/Delhi to Singapore will be flown on A320, NEO or B737?

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by Slash787
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian to get 6 of the planned 10 A320s earlier than announced
Replies: 65
Views: 13328

Re: Austrian to get 6 of the planned 10 A320s earlier than announced

Wouldn't the CS300 be a better option to replace their Q400 and new A321/A320neo to replace their older A320's

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by Slash787
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential new EK US routes?
Replies: 8
Views: 1162

Re: Potential new EK US routes?

727LOVER wrote:
Slash787 wrote:
What about Miami?


Already served via FLL....althought there are a few who are praying they'll move...time will tell.


Ahh, I din't know they flew to FLL.

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by Slash787
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential new EK US routes?
Replies: 8
Views: 1162

Re: Potential new EK US routes?

What about Miami?

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by Slash787
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking into Iceland service
Replies: 23
Views: 7126

Re: Emirates looking into Iceland service

A330neo or the B787 would be perfect for this route. Well it would be better for them to wait.

and as SCQ83 said Turkish starting Iceland would make more sense. TK A321neo would be better than EK flying their B777 there.

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by Slash787
Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Erdogan warns TK may drop Boeing orders
Replies: 53
Views: 16976

Re: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"

anshabhi wrote:
Good to see designed in India assembled in US Boeing a/c getting new orders :)


What was Designed in India?

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by Slash787
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 27486

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

So well is it going to be Airbus or Boeing?

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by Slash787
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Taking Delivery Of First A321NEO
Replies: 39
Views: 9759

Re: JetBlue Taking Delivery Of First A321NEO

Can you post some pictures

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by Slash787
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LH Cargo considers prolonging lifespan of MD-11F's
Replies: 164
Views: 45486

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

They should have been retired a few years ago, but well I thought LH would keep them till at least 2025, but well they made a sensible decision.

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by Slash787
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders
Replies: 50
Views: 15647

Re: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders

Nothing surprising at all for me, I knew this would happen.

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