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by Slash787
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330-900 460 seats
Replies: 75
Views: 10322

Re: Airbus a330-900 460 seats

I would like to see an A380 with 1200 seats.

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by Slash787
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 28696

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Here we Go again...AI Pilot asks the Cabin Incharge to wash his tiffin box Like What The Bihar is going on with this situation ?? :twisted: https://www.newsnation.in/india-news/air-india-pilot-senior-crew-derostered-for-fighting-over-lunchbox-on-bengaluru-kolkata-flight-article-227890.html "Sp...

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by Slash787
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 280
Views: 76840

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

What Long Haul routes is Turkmenistan even doing? As far as I know and correct me if I am wrong, they don't even fly to the US. Its mostly Asia and Europe for them and recently I heard they were even having problems with the EU Regulations. So wouldn't B789 or B78J be a sensible choice for them, eve...

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by Slash787
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 280
Views: 76840

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

Congrats to Boeing, but well this is a big surprise. I am sure they got a really good deal, but if BA is going to replace the older A320's with the MAX, wouldn't the pilots would have to get a new type rating? like that costs money and time. Wouldn't the transition be much faster and cheaper if they...

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by Slash787
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 84
Views: 8871

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

British Airways above Turkish and Etihad? what a big LOL

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by Slash787
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 435
Views: 107936

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

I do love to talk about random things but PLEASE keep this thread just for News and Orders, I honestly don't want to read 4 full pages just to find out what orders were done by what airlines.

QF789, if you could update the first post with the Orders made.

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by Slash787
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus announcing A321XLR
Replies: 400
Views: 67954

Re: Updated: Airbus announcing A321XLR

I wish they stretched it a little more

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by Slash787
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 297
Views: 32015

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

The airport looks pretty good

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by Slash787
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AviationAnalyst: "Royal Jordanian Assess A220, E2 & will announce this month"
Replies: 17
Views: 2289

Re: AviationAnalyst: "Royal Jordanian Assess A220, E2 & will announce this month"

RJ has 2 E75s + 2 E95s + 3 A319s + 2 A321s + 6 A320s to be replaced, so that means 15 aircraft. From a commercial perspective, I would therefore expect an order for 10 A220-300s + 5 A321NEOs to be placed along with 5 options (2 for A223s + 3 A321NEOs) thus totaling 20 aircraft. This would be the mo...

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by Slash787
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evektor EV-55 Outback - New plane coming on the market soon
Replies: 33
Views: 5591

Re: New plane coming on the market soon

This actually looks really nice

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by Slash787
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did UA chose CPT over JNB?
Replies: 26
Views: 4839

Re: Why did UA chose CPT over JNB?

Well as a tourist I would go directly to Capetown over JNB any day.

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by Slash787
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 260
Views: 68364

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

Thanks a lot for the table with info Rrbsztk.

I hope Iraqi Airways takes the CS300, it can help them open more routes, Recently there has been an increase in tourists to the northern side. Many vloggers are going and it seems to be safe, so yeah CS300 would be a great addition for them.

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by Slash787
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas could delay the withdrawal of the Boeing 747?
Replies: 41
Views: 5646

Re: Qantas could delay the withdrawal of the Boeing 747?

The current routes which their B747 flies to, in the future won't it be better to replace it with the A35K than the B789?

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by Slash787
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA CEO resigns
Replies: 35
Views: 5551

Re: SAA CEO resigns

So IF I became the next CEO, I would order some A321neo, B789, A330neo and A35K, even though I won't give a guarantee that the airline will make some profits, but well at least they will have some new good aircrafts.

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by Slash787
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is it possible to fly South America-Asia non-stop?
Replies: 22
Views: 2502

Re: Is it possible to fly South America-Asia non-stop?

Yes, LATAM Chile flies from Santiago to Tel Aviv Yeah but its not a direct flight, it has a stopover in Sao Paulo Unless something really weird happened in the last 24 hours, I believe São Paulo is still in South America... so the South America to Asia point still stands. Well I was talking about t...

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by Slash787
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is it possible to fly South America-Asia non-stop?
Replies: 22
Views: 2502

Re: Is it possible to fly South America-Asia non-stop?

Jerseyguy wrote:
Yes, LATAM Chile flies from Santiago to Tel Aviv


Yeah but its not a direct flight, it has a stopover in Sao Paulo

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by Slash787
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY sends first A350 to storage
Replies: 28
Views: 10706

Re: EY sends first A350 to storage

A35K looked so good in EY Colors, it was the best livery for the A35K till now.

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by Slash787
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q400 Program said to be sold to Viking Air
Replies: 98
Views: 16922

Re: Q400 Program said to be sold to Viking Air

I have a feeling this won't go well

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by Slash787
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Virgin Atlantic ordering/leasing 14 A330-900neo's plus 6 options
Replies: 178
Views: 31944

Re: Reuters: Virgin Atlantic Close to A330neo order

All of these are great aircrafts, I won't fight over it, I really love the A35K, A330neo and B787. My question is that I assume over these years their B747 would be profitable, they even wanted a bigger plane which is A380, they went with the A35K which is a very sensible choice but why din't they o...

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by Slash787
Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 65457

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements

What about Saudia ordering B777X or even the A330neo?

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by Slash787
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Born on an international flight
Replies: 18
Views: 2630

Re: Born on an international flight

So a Pregnant woman who is from South Africa and her husband is from Mongolia, gives birth to a baby on a Air Koryo flight from North Korea to Thailand, then what citizenship will the child get?

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by Slash787
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route
Replies: 29
Views: 9204

Re: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route

konkret wrote:
Silly stunt would be flying between DXB and DWC


Yeah I would like to see a free A380 shuttle service from DXB to DWC in order to catch a connection.

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by Slash787
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Iranian Carries use very old aircraft?
Replies: 53
Views: 7468

Re: Why does Iranian Carries use very old aircraft?

As they could buy 3rd hand aircrafts with specific number of years on them, can those aircrafts include build on American soil? The airliners which have taken some ex EK B777's if they are willing to sell then maybe Iran Air could buy them if they are allowed to buy 3rd hand Boeing aircrafts. I gues...

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by Slash787
Fri May 31, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Iranian Carries use very old aircraft?
Replies: 53
Views: 7468

Re: Why does Iranian Carries use very old aircraft?

Sanctions........

They can buy 3rd hand planes but there has to be a number of years on them, I always tend to forget the exact details, but that's how Mahan Air Got their A343 and A346.

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by Slash787
Fri May 31, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda to close London again, reduce Amsterdam
Replies: 29
Views: 6758

Re: Garuda to close London again, reduce Amsterdam

The 789 or 359 would be perfect for GA, the 773 is too much plane for these routes. PR, VN & MH all use these aircraft on similar distance routes to LHR, from markets not dissimiliar to CGK. I was going to say the same thing, can the A330neo do Jakarta to London? If yes then it would be better ...

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by Slash787
Thu May 30, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 65457

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

I have recently flown from Paris to Bangalore on an AF 777. This was so noisy. I hope AF will order more A350s to get rid of these 777. They use the B777 for Banglore? for Bombay its mostly A340 and A330. It would be better for them to order the A330neo for their older A330's as they are in pretty ...

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by Slash787
Wed May 29, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF ex-JOON A340 to CPT replacement
Replies: 29
Views: 5977

Re: AF ex-JOON A340 to CPT replacement

2 months ago I flew Joon from Bombay to Paris and I had a pretty nice experience compared to the one on AF A330. At least the Joon aircrafts were refurbished, the seats were comfortable and there was IFE. On the AF A330 the seats were broken, the IFE was not working and over all it was a horrible ex...

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by Slash787
Wed May 29, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to the Delta and United 747 pilots?
Replies: 83
Views: 15568

Re: What happened to the Delta and United 747 pilots?

CATIIIevery5yrs wrote:
Well I can only speak from my personal experience at a US carrier. I have 3 type ratings from my air carrier and that’s how it worked for me.


Dang, I did not know that it would be that fast, which aircraft do you fly currently?

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by Slash787
Tue May 28, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to the Delta and United 747 pilots?
Replies: 83
Views: 15568

Re: What happened to the Delta and United 747 pilots?

How long did retraining take for a 747 pilot → 777/787? Probably some online training and a handful of training sims, then maneuvers validation sim, and a LOFT sim. Do some time in the plane on OE and you’re good to go. It moves pretty quick these days. I don't think so, from 777 to 787 or vice Ver...

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by Slash787
Tue May 28, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do Boeing & Airbus Need More Competition?
Replies: 9
Views: 1144

Re: Do Boeing & Airbus Need More Competition?

acjbbj wrote:
In my opinion, there needs to be a Big Three in airplanes.


I wish Antonov or ilyushin still made new modern planes

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by Slash787
Mon May 27, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1578
Views: 157991

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

As Spicjet is taking so many ex 9W planes, they should name those planes as SpiceJet Airways. Instead of Red with White Dots, they should paint those planes Blue with Yellow dots, that would actually look great.

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by Slash787
Thu May 23, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 42896

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Any idea if the DL A339 will get the Delta One Suites?

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by Slash787
Thu May 23, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?
Replies: 76
Views: 10382

Re: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?

Revelation wrote:
Or the 767-200neo.


That would be a great choice, but I would prefer the A310-200MAX

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by Slash787
Sat May 18, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30188

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

I wish Vistara launched flights to Dubai from Bombay and Delhi rather than Air India.

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by Slash787
Fri May 17, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order
Replies: 44
Views: 10090

Re: IndiGo Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order

What is even the use of XLR when it can't even fly from India to UK, XLR would have suited better if the A321 was stretched long as the B757-300 and had a range of an A310.

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by Slash787
Fri May 17, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Bosnia
Replies: 14
Views: 3118

Re: Fly Bosnia

I was in Mostar 1 month back, very beautiful place. Sadly not that many connections within Europe to Sarajevo and Mostar. I did saw a billboard in Mostar of a new airline coming up, I forgot the name, I tried to search now but I am not able to find it. But that was based in Mostar and not Sarajevo. ...

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by Slash787
Fri May 17, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order
Replies: 44
Views: 10090

Re: IndiGo Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order

behramjee wrote:
ddp wrote:
Can the A321LR go from Delhi to the UK?


No it cannot...Switzerland/Germany maximum


If the A321Neo can go from Manila to Sydney then I am sure the A321LR would be able to go from Delhi to UK

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by Slash787
Thu May 16, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 18907

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

They wanted to go more blue

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by Slash787
Thu May 16, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did the Soviets never try making a domestic twin IL-96 using the Lotarev D-18T engine similar to the A330 and A340?
Replies: 25
Views: 4948

Re: Why did the Soviets never try making a domestic twin IL-96 using the Lotarev D-18T engine similar to the A330 and A3

And Im still waiting for the Il-96-400 to fly and hopefully be delivered to Cubana in this lifetime. Surely you mean the modernized M version? The -400 already exists and is flying, same with the -400T which is the freighter variant. I know, I was talking about the M version or whatever new version...

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by Slash787
Thu May 16, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 99
Views: 13192

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

Can anyone post some cabin pictures? is it EK style? or a new cabin? Edit - I found some photos, it is EK style. https://www.nairaland.com/attachments/7635597_capture3_jpeg4480c4b52c001b14a641722f3e658923 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DtfMzGyX4AANnzc.jpg https://www.nairaland.com/attachments/7635597_c...

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by Slash787
Wed May 15, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Adds A350-1000 Service to Tel Aviv
Replies: 12
Views: 4348

Re: British Airways Adds A350-1000 Service to Tel Aviv

yochai wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
When are they going to receive the A350-1000?


First delivery set for July with flights to Madrid during the summer for crew familiarization first before going long haul to Dubai and Toronto in early October.


3 months for Crew Familiarisation?

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by Slash787
Mon May 13, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar airways is drastically simplifying its fleet (plan)
Replies: 59
Views: 15968

Re: Qatar airways is drastically simplifying its fleet (plan)

Surprising on the A321, it's a fairly large aircraft considering O&D travel within the Middle East. I wonder if it refers to the NEO or both the CEO and the NEO? They have 40 A321neo and 10 A321LR on order and they only have 6 A321CEO, so I am sure the CEO will retire and in total they will hav...

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by Slash787
Sun May 12, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates take delivery of a new plane
Replies: 12
Views: 6117

Re: Emirates take delivery of a new plane

AAEK192 wrote:
This a little bit Off-Topic and my apologies for that, but why did the aircraft fly to BCN for delivery?


I guess it flew from BCN to DXB with passengers. It has happened when the aircraft did not come to their home base and went to one of their destinations.

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by Slash787
Fri May 10, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy Abandon Boeing for Airbus + More
Replies: 55
Views: 16436

Re: Air Italy Abandon Boeing for Airbus + More

Weren't the B787 going to be leased from Qatar Airways once they got their B787-9?

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by Slash787
Thu May 09, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Thinking about getting a license. But is it right for me?
Replies: 13
Views: 2095

Re: Thinking about getting a license. But is it right for me?

IF you have the money, if you are really interested, if you have the time, then well it is pretty fun, in small planes I have never experienced heavy turbulence, but again it depends on where you are flying.

Get a PPL first and then see if you want to move forward.

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by Slash787
Thu May 09, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 260
Views: 68364

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

What about Iraqi Airways? even they had CS300/A220 on order.

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by Slash787
Wed May 08, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 297
Views: 32015

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Blerg wrote:
Air Canada increases Dubai from 4 to 5 weekly flights. This refers to the upcoming winter season.


Which Aircraft do they use for this route? B787-9?

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