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by YLWbased
Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Hong Kong Airlines to defer salary payment and cut their last North American flight to YVR
Replies: 77
Views: 15947

Re: Rumor: Hong Kong Airlines to defer salary payment and cut their last North American flight to YVR

It's no longer just a rumor, Hong Kong Airlines (HX) has announced the following: - Terminating HKG-YVR, effective 20th Feb 2020 - Terminating HKG-SGN, effective 20th Feb 2020 - Terminating HKG-TSN (Tianjin), effective 20th Feb 2020 - Returning all 359 to leaser, with the exception of 2 frame - Dela...

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by YLWbased
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong airport disruptions due protest
Replies: 183
Views: 37333

Re: Hong Kong airport disruptions due protest

With all flights out cancelled and no check in were processed, VS207 left HKG last night bound for LHR around 1:07am according to flightradar24. Did they ferry the plane back without any passengers? My family supposed to be on that, but now they are stuck in HK until further noticed. Depending on h...

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by YLWbased
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: CX Group completed acquisition of HK Express (UO)
Replies: 132
Views: 1378

Official: CX Group completed acquisition of HK Express (UO)

I reckon since this is a done deal, it deserves an separate thread. As of 19th July, 2019, HK Express (UO) becomes a fully own subsidiary of the Cathay Pacific Group, UO will continue as an independent operation for now. Cathay Pacific Airways completed the takeover of Hong Kong’s only low-cost airl...

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by YLWbased
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1826
Views: 198154

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

It is funny that FIDS in HKG is still showing all 9W codeshare flight numbers.

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by YLWbased
Fri May 24, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines on the edge
Replies: 32
Views: 4166

Re: Airlines on the edge

Hong Kong Airlines is a complete mess at the moment.

YLWbased

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by YLWbased
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific future fleet/route plans
Replies: 131
Views: 24416

Re: Cathay Pacific future fleet/route plans

My votes are 2nd daily flight to ORD with late afternoon/evening departure time, or new destination at ATL or DFW, also with late afternoon/evening departure time. Also, anyone think Nashville might have a chance becoming a black horse? https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/243806/catha...

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by YLWbased
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future CX routes?
Replies: 37
Views: 4706

Re: Futute CX routes?

FNJ :duck:

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by YLWbased
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with One Room Terminals that have Jet Service?
Replies: 63
Views: 5486

Re: Airports with One Room Terminals that have Jet Service?

Almost every airport in the Philippines?

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by YLWbased
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airports are at Full or almost Full Capacity?
Replies: 70
Views: 8351

Re: Which Airports are at Full or almost Full Capacity?

The ultimate design capacity of the existing HKG Dual-rwy system is 420,000 movement/yr, and in 2017 the total movement there was 420,630.

YLWbased

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by YLWbased
Tue May 15, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cases where LCC's exit of markets ended in ruins tourism
Replies: 14
Views: 3584

Re: Cases where LCC's exit of markets ended in ruins tourism

not LCC, but SFS (Subic Bay, Philippines) used to be a huge tourist destination for Hong Kong originating tourist starting in the 70s and lasted all the way til the late 90s, however all major international services basically disappeared overnight after the financial crisis in 1997 (most of them act...

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by YLWbased
Mon May 14, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics
Replies: 225
Views: 35763

Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Canuck600 wrote:
Anything for YLW?


Jan 176.389 (+8%)
Feb 173,940 (+7.6%)
Mar 185,796 (+7.1%)
Apr 156,816 (+7.1%)

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by YLWbased
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qatar Blockage affects on QR's DOH-Africa routes
Replies: 1
Views: 992

Qatar Blockage affects on QR's DOH-Africa routes

Hi A.netter, I'll be going to Tanzania for Honeymoon next month and is booked on QR through DOH to DAR. In the past 6 months, QR has "rescheduled" my 4 times, where each time the block time of my DOH-DAR sector got approx 15mins longer, the total block time is now 55mins longer than the or...

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by YLWbased
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations
Replies: 86
Views: 11910

Re: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations

there goes the last and only Scheduled Commercial Service to and from Cheyenne, Wyoming.

YLWbased

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by YLWbased
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: HX to start Moscow
Replies: 11
Views: 2674

Re: Rumor: HX to start Moscow

HX2019 HKG1510 - 2010VKO 333 ****5*7
HX2019 HKG1615 - 2125VKO 333 *2*****

HX2018 VKO0035 - 1515HKG 333 1*3**6*

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by YLWbased
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: China relaxes control on domestic fare pricing
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Re: China relaxes control on domestic fare pricing

"China has lifted some controls on domestic airfares, giving airlines greater freedom in how they price tickets." https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/china-relaxes-control-on-domestic-fare-pricing-444702/ On routes with six or more airlines, prices will be decided by market forces....

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by YLWbased
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA baggage scanner broke down causes flight delay
Replies: 4
Views: 696

Re: TSA baggage scanner broke down causes flight delay

I was at BOS recently when the only scanner into the "Air Canada gates" broke down. They walked us in groups of about 9/10 across to another security area and then, after passing security, back via landside to the Air Canada gates making sure we didn't interact with any other pax or staff...

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by YLWbased
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA baggage scanner broke down causes flight delay
Replies: 4
Views: 696

TSA baggage scanner broke down causes flight delay

So I'm stuck here in SPN right now due to "the break-down of the only TSA baggage scanner at the airport", the annoucement made 20mins ago was that they are grounding all departure until the scanner is fixed, which they estimated to be no less than 90mins. I wonder how often does this happ...

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by YLWbased
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to start 777 10-abreast upgrade in March, first 77W retirements to follow
Replies: 91
Views: 22006

Re: CX to start 777 10-abreast upgrade in March, first 77W retirements to follow

Retiring 77W while 77A is still flying strong...

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by YLWbased
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does DHL service Pyongyang FNJ?
Replies: 18
Views: 6014

Re: Does DHL service Pyongyang FNJ?

They have a ground network in North Korea and would assume they would have to operate some air service but I've never seen a photo of anything other than Air China/Air Koryo/VIP aircraft. As in, DHL trucks are running around NK? Also, I assumed the UN sanctions on NK had basically shut down imports...

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by YLWbased
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do airlines fly routes at the same time?
Replies: 74
Views: 19031

Re: Why do airlines fly routes at the same time?

Not exactly duplicates, but HKG have loads of those: CX/KA's HKG-TPE departure goes like this: 0830 CX474 0910 CX530 1000 CX450 1025 CX494 1200 CX406 1305 CX564 1325 CX522 1405 CX420 1435 CX466 1640 CX448 1740 CX470 1830 KA482 1845 CX402 1930 CX464 2000 CX468 2255 CX408 CX To Tokyo: 0855 CX548 NRT 0...

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by YLWbased
Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 264
Views: 38931

Re: Re: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-C

I beg to differ. There are plenty of great beer cities in the US making excellent beers that are, by and large, superior to the ones the three announced destinations are most famous for. In Belgium you can walk into a cafe and see a 32 page beer menu. They are not craft beers, they are well establi...

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by YLWbased
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 264
Views: 38931

Re: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent

Ok, news is CX will terminate 3 destinations and add 3 new ones.

- Destinations being terminated are 1 in China, 1 in SE Asia and 1 in Europe.

- 3 New Destinations are Bxxxxxxx, Cxxxxxxxxx and Dxxxxx.

Let the speculation begin!

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by YLWbased
Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 747 lands in HKG in the middle of a typhoon
Replies: 115
Views: 31866

Re: KLM 747 lands in HKG in the middle of a typhoon

The plane landed alright, then the passengers have to walk the ramp, risking ground crews' life to serve the plane.

Just for everyone info, the wind was so strong it torn part of the roof of HAECO's hangar away.

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by YLWbased
Fri Aug 11, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HK Express to launch Nagoya-Guam flights Oct. 29
Replies: 5
Views: 897

HK Express to launch Nagoya-Guam flights Oct. 29

Hong Kong low-cost airline HK Express plans to launch flights between Nagoya, Japan, and Guam starting Oct. 29. HK Express will operate direct service between Nagoya's Chubu Centrair International Airport and Guam's A.B. Won Pat International Airport three times a week. Source: https://www.postguam...

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by YLWbased
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendant shaking hands with all passengers
Replies: 38
Views: 8051

Re: Flight Attendant shaking hands with all passengers

Can I get a kiss instead? :duck:

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by YLWbased
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 150195

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

c933103 wrote:
YLWbased wrote:
As signatories to the International Air Services Transit Agreement, Bahrain the UAE can't legally shut off its airspace to fellow signatory Qatar.

YLWbased

Israel is not?

Israel signed the Agreement on 15 Nov 1957, Saudi Arabia never signed.

YLWbased

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by YLWbased
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 150195

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

As signatories to the International Air Services Transit Agreement, Bahrain the UAE can't legally shut off its airspace to fellow signatory Qatar.

YLWbased

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by YLWbased
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I thought CX's 744's were retired?
Replies: 16
Views: 7024

Re: I thought CX's 744's were retired?

CX still operates 6 B747-400ERF and 1 B747-400BCF. 5 of the ERFs have been repainted in the new livery while the remaining 1 ERF and BCF are in the old livery. Im not too familiar with the CX Cargo schedule, but the BCF runs regional services only while the ERF occasionally flies to ANC. Also 14x 7...

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by YLWbased
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports in desperate need of more gates
Replies: 102
Views: 15207

Re: Airports in desperate need of more gates

HKG.... Even with the recent opening of the Mid-field concourse, HKG is still severely short of gates, forcing a number of flights to use the remote stand even in bad weather. The condition will not improve until the new gates opens alongside with the 3rd runway, but figure have suggested that fligh...

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by YLWbased
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lowest Load Factor Routes?
Replies: 39
Views: 7295

Re: Lowest Load Factor Routes?

try any Canadian Arctic routes.

YLWbased

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by YLWbased
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Countries/Cities with only 1 airline servicing that place
Replies: 87
Views: 9972

Re: Countries/Cities with only 1 airline servicing that place

Aside from Paro, Bhutan which only has DrukAir Royal Bhutan Airlines serving the country, and FNJ which sees only Air Koryo flying from and to FNJ and in the United States, ORH with currently only B6 service, are there any other countries/cities which have only 1 airline flying into and out of that...

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by YLWbased
Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to start Christchurch, New Zealand
Replies: 11
Views: 3624

CX to start Christchurch, New Zealand

It's Official: https://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_HK/about-us/press-room/press-release/2017/Cathay-Pacific-and-Air-New-Zealand-extend-services-between-hk-and-nz.html 3x Weekly on A350, Seasonal between 1 December 2017 and 28 February 2018, wonder will in turn into year round later. The war between ...

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by YLWbased
Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Hainan airlines have so many subsidiaries?
Replies: 15
Views: 5067

Re: Why does Hainan airlines have so many subsidiaries?

Hong Kong Airlines (HX) and Hong Kong Express (UO) have a very strange share structure, mainly due to Hong Kong aviation regulation forbids foreign ownership of more than 49% of any Hong Kong based carrier. (Yes, China is consider foreign). The 3 major share holders of Hong Kong Airlines are: Hong K...

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by YLWbased
Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China To Acquire Cathay?
Replies: 17
Views: 8055

Re: Air China To Acquire Cathay?

CX press release today: Cathay Pacific sets new direction for change and success Today marked a very important day for Cathay Pacific as the airline shared the strategic direction of its business in the years to come with some 360 senior managers from Hong Kong and our offices across our global netw...

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by YLWbased
Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to offer Economy class passengers lounge access at DXB for a fee
Replies: 38
Views: 6660

Re: Emirates to offer Economy class passengers lounge access at DXB for a fee

More airlines should do this, especially when a status member is traveling with a guest.

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by YLWbased
Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Market Rumour: CX to transfer multiple routes to KA, slash jobs
Replies: 28
Views: 7865

Re: Market Rumour: CX to transfer multiple routes to KA, slash jobs

And just a few years back CX was scoffing at SQ being hit by LCC competition and the ME3 suggesting that CX was in a different world with the rapidly-growing Chinese market at their bay. Now CX is seeing its growth stifled by carriers from the PRC mainland improving their soft and hard products and...

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by YLWbased
Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Market Rumour: CX to transfer multiple routes to KA, slash jobs
Replies: 28
Views: 7865

Market Rumour: CX to transfer multiple routes to KA, slash jobs

Source (In Traditional Chinese): http://www.aastocks.com/tc/stocks/news/aafn-news/NOW.779272/3 Market rumour (not your regular FA and Pilot chit-chat) suggesting that CX will make a major announcement this week to further cut cost. These measure includes transferring a number of route to KA (Cathay ...

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by YLWbased
Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to BCN
Replies: 11
Views: 4676

Re: CX to BCN

CX is starting to test the ability of A350 (not technical ones, but business ones) as it takes delivery of more of them. If it works out well for summer seasonal, I am sure CX will expand the window of service and even try doing it year-round. And CX will get more adventurous to try other European ...

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by YLWbased
Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights
Replies: 109
Views: 16975

Re: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights

I'm a regular on 5J 243/242 HKG-ILO on Cebu Pacific, which depart HKG at 0220 and arrives 0450, return is bit better at 2305 - 0135+1.

I hated this flight but this is the only n/s flight between HKG and ILO.

YLWbased

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by YLWbased
Tue Dec 27, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air To "Improve" Use Of Taser Guns By Crew
Replies: 41
Views: 4441

Re: Korean AIr To "Improve" Use Of Taser Guns By Crew

Turbofanfan wrote:
Improved martial art skills? They're FAs, not ninjas.

We're Asians.

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by YLWbased
Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet CEO blasts new YYC terminal
Replies: 33
Views: 9436

Re: WestJet CEO blasts new YYC terminal

It does seem excessive for an airport that has a pretty limited number of international flights. The again if oil starts going up again, it might be used a little more. The oil boom is over and there isn't a single economic reason in the area that would support enough traffic for such a large termi...

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by YLWbased
Fri Dec 09, 2016 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines firms 5 Q400, with 7 purchase rights
Replies: 8
Views: 1307

Philippine Airlines finalizes order for 5+7 Q400

http://atwonline.com/airframes/philippi ... r-12-q400s

Good news for Bombardier and I'm sure a great Christmas gift for the sales team. I wonder where will they deploy these additional capacity.

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Source: http://atwonline.com/airframes/philippi ... r-12-q400s

Good news for Bombardier and I'm sure a great Christmas gift for the sales team. I wonder where will they deploy these additional capacity.

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by YLWbased
Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tokyo Governor Wants Air Service From Yokota AB
Replies: 46
Views: 10438

Re: RE: Tokyo Governor Wants Air Service From Yokota AB

Maybe it can be open for charter only? But honestly, why can't Osaka take up some of the slack? It's not that long of a train ride into central tokyo, considering how long the Narita commute is anyway. Quoting pilot320 (Reply 16):I really don't understand why would anyone want to have a foreign mil...

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by YLWbased
Tue Nov 29, 2016 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airlines to YVR? A350?
Replies: 20
Views: 3768

Re: Hong Kong Airlines to YVR? A350?

HX doesn't solely base their business decision on Commercial Logic, just last month, HNA Group purchased a piece of land in Kowloon, Hong Kong at a cost that is higher than what new condos are selling for at the time. It shocks the entire industry as such purchase decision makes absolutely no busine...

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by YLWbased
Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transasia Airways (Taiwan) Suspend All Service
Replies: 29
Views: 6333

Re: Transasia Airways (Taiwan) Suspend All Service

They had a 23million loan that was due next month and im pretty sure they couldn't pay that loan. Ground handling will most likely be affected but maybe SIGMU(the parent company) can have that subsidiary remain in place. Official announcement made, GE will not enter liquidation immediately. But wil...

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by YLWbased
Tue Nov 22, 2016 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transasia Airways (Taiwan) Suspend All Service
Replies: 29
Views: 6333

Re: Transasia Airways (Taiwan) Suspend All Service

This is the second time GE has suspended all flight operations. The first time was 1958 and it didn't resume service until 1988. Let's see how long this suspension lasts. It's premature to say what will happen to the fleet because I'm sure the banks and leasing company will get them. The domestic r...

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by YLWbased
Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transasia Airways (Taiwan) Suspend All Service
Replies: 29
Views: 6333

Re: Transasia Airways (Taiwan) Suspend All Service

According to the airline, the suspensions are only for 1 day, however they are not confirming if operations will continue after. There is no possible way they can just come around operating like nothing happened day after tomorrow. Any confident consumer have in this company has completely faded wi...

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by YLWbased
Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transasia Airways (Taiwan) Suspend All Service
Replies: 29
Views: 6333

Transasia Airways (Taiwan) Suspend All Service

Taiwan based Transasia Airways (GE) confirmed internet rumours, entire fleet will be grounded effective tomorrow afternoon. No additional information has been released as to the grounding permanent or temporary and the reason behind the grounding. GE currently operates 7x A320, 6x A321, 7x ATR72-600...

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by YLWbased
Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If An Aircraft Is En Route to a Nation That Breaks Out In War
Replies: 44
Views: 6792

Re: If An Aircraft Is En Route to a Nation That Breaks Out In War

The Republic of Krakozhia.

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