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by cfm-56
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMAC readies BBJ 747-8 for refurbishment
Replies: 16
Views: 7108

Re: AMAC readies BBJ 747-8 for refurbishment

I'll wager it's going to be tough to decide wether to stay with the Gold Bathroom Fixtures or go with Platinum this time around. Dollar for dollar, Platinum wears better than gold. Plus gold Gold, is garish IMHO, but I prefer White Gold or of course I much prefer Platinum. Well thought out, fact ba...

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by cfm-56
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 1103
Views: 187387

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

SAS will send new A350 SE-RSB to GIG for a repatriation flight to Norway.

SE-RSB 09apr
SK7030 CPH 0000 - NSA(natal)1130
NSA 1330 - GIG 1640
SK7031 GIG 1840 - OSL 0710 +1

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by cfm-56
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India grounds nearly 25% of 788 fleet due to flight crew shortages and the need of spare parts
Replies: 14
Views: 3535

Re: Air India grounds nearly 25% of 788 fleet due to flight crew shortages and the need of spare parts

And Air India’s comment on this matter ”common practice” is it really? Lack of flight crew is common practice too?

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by cfm-56
Fri May 11, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazing Video LH MD-11F 'Undertaken' In Flight
Replies: 36
Views: 25429

RE: Amazing Video LH MD-11F 'Undertaken' In Flight

And now the MD11 crew will not arrive first to the hotel and manage to put the towels on the best sunbeds....  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Sorry I couldn't resist  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners....

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by cfm-56
Wed Jan 03, 2007 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Process Replacing DC-10s
Replies: 2
Views: 3008

RE: Finnair Process Replacing DC-10s

AY had the DC-10 as their main type for leisure flights as the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 took over the long haul routes, however they also had two examples of the A300 <acronym title="Bhoja Air (Pakistan) and Bankair (USA)">B4</acronym> for use around their leisure flight netwo...

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by cfm-56
Mon Oct 16, 2006 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This 320 Real?
Replies: 32
Views: 18355

RE: Is This 320 Real?

It is the IB Bilbao aircraft. As I recall it was not very old at the time of the incident - an extremely heavy landing - which made it uneconomical to repair.

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by cfm-56
Sun Oct 08, 2006 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL Crash Part 6
Replies: 99
Views: 18105

RE: GOL Crash Part 6

They found the actual part of the outer wing that was sliced off by the Legacy winglet. What you have been seeing on various photos are the center wing box and landing gears.

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by cfm-56
Mon Oct 02, 2006 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gol PR-GTD Crashed While Running MAO-BSB! Part 3
Replies: 207
Views: 32168

RE: Gol PR-GTD Crashed While Running MAO-BSB! Part 3

http://www.dac.gov.br/salanoticias/fotos/legacy2_fab.jpg

Seems incredible to believe that this damage actually sliced open a 737.

[Edited 2006-10-01 19:58:08]

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by cfm-56
Sun Sep 03, 2006 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production Line Photos
Replies: 19
Views: 18722

RE: Boeing 777 Production Line Photos

You only get to see the 747 line on the Boeing factory tour, however they practice the "you break it you buy it" policy therefore no cameras.

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by cfm-56
Mon Jun 26, 2006 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IFE On TG 744?
Replies: 12
Views: 3840

RE: IFE On TG 744?

Any info on when we can expect the whole 744 fleet upgraded with new C and F?

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by cfm-56
Wed Jun 14, 2006 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair A343 (Ex-VS) Arrived At HEL
Replies: 30
Views: 9134

RE: Finnair A343 (Ex-VS) Arrived At HEL

Their 757's actually see quite a lot of corners in this world! You can spot their 757's in India,Thailand,Vietnam,UAE and to the US in the summer months! They are true globetrotters...! I can imagine the 330 as a 757 replacement 'cause the finns aren't gonna stop exploring the world on their holiday...

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by cfm-56
Mon May 15, 2006 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG 747 Premium Eco = Biz Class?
Replies: 4
Views: 3175

RE: TG 747 Premium Eco = Biz Class?

In other words, it's a steal! I'm booking it for me and the wife.
Half the price for SK economy extra!

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by cfm-56
Mon May 15, 2006 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG 747 Premium Eco = Biz Class?
Replies: 4
Views: 3175

TG 747 Premium Eco = Biz Class?

I checked some availability in november from <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym> to <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> with <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> and premium economy was v...

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by cfm-56
Sat Dec 31, 2005 8:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BKK-LHR-HEL BA Club World/AY Business (pics)
Replies: 11
Views: 14880

RE: BKK-LHR-HEL BA Club World/AY Business (pics)

Nice report! It will be interesting to see if AY will fit the same flatbeds on the new A343s as they are to fit in the M11 the coming months.

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by cfm-56
Wed Jul 20, 2005 2:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Algerie ALG-BEY-DXB A330-202
Replies: 27
Views: 33378

RE: Air Algerie ALG-BEY-DXB A330-202

It's incredible how an airline can operate with that kind of attitude from the crew! And smoking in the galley!? I guess they just lack competition in that part of the world! I'd sack those guys in the crew immediately. Anyway a very informative trip report about an airline not so frequently discuss...

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by cfm-56
Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Load On SK973 CPH-BKK 29jul
Replies: 0
Views: 2413

Load On SK973 CPH-BKK 29jul

Hi everyone, me and the mrs are travelling to Bangkok on the 29th of july from Copenhagen on SK973, and I was thinking of buying an upgrade voucher from eurobonus so we could eventually get upgraded to economy extra. But as these flights are generally fully booked, maybe someone with access could se...

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by cfm-56
Sun Jun 12, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will TG/LH/AF Install PTVs In Their B 744 Y Class?
Replies: 25
Views: 5386

RE: Will TG/LH/AF Install PTVs In Their B 744 Y Class?

I second Lufthansa747, LH doesn't care about Y pax anyway and catering..well I don't think they know the meaning of the word catering
or cabin service.
They have a lot to learn from asian carriers.

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by cfm-56
Sun May 22, 2005 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Flight On MD82
Replies: 41
Views: 6484

RE: Longest Flight On MD82

1990 from <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym> to <acronym title="Gran Canaria (- Las Palmas / Gando) (LPA / GCLP), Spain">LPA</acronym> with refuelling stop in Santiago de Compostela in northtern Spain with a Spanair <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-82...

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by cfm-56
Tue Apr 26, 2005 6:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Smoothest Landing Experienced?
Replies: 48
Views: 4219

Your Smoothest Landing Experienced?

June 2000 CDG-ARN on SAS MD-87 with all female crew! The smoothest landing ever!

CFM-56

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by cfm-56
Tue Feb 22, 2005 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Y Class, Can I Choose My Seat?
Replies: 7
Views: 2846

RE: LH Y Class, Can I Choose My Seat?

Hi JGPH1A, I sent you an email with the booking code, hope you can help me! Which of the three A346 type is flying the <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym>-<acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - Int...

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by cfm-56
Tue Feb 22, 2005 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Y Class, Can I Choose My Seat?
Replies: 7
Views: 2846

RE: LH Y Class, Can I Choose My Seat?

yes I booked the seats on the LH website, can I call them and make the seatselection?

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by cfm-56
Mon Feb 21, 2005 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Y Class, Can I Choose My Seat?
Replies: 7
Views: 2846

LH Y Class, Can I Choose My Seat?

Hello, I'm wondering if it is possible to choose seats in advance when
checking in for a intercontinental flight with LH?
From Munich to Kuala Lumpur on a 346.

Regards from Finland

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by cfm-56
Wed Dec 15, 2004 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying SAS; Should I Transit Through CPH Or ARN?
Replies: 10
Views: 3990

RE: Flying SAS; Should I Transit Through CPH Or ARN?

I'd transit in <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym>, more to see of the airport,there are shower facilities at a charge if you don't have lounge access and moreover it's cheaper to go to the city by train because it's closer to the city center than <acronym title...

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by cfm-56
Thu Dec 09, 2004 9:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Vs SAS Business Seats
Replies: 5
Views: 3516

RE: United Vs SAS Business Seats

I got a fare <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Th...

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by cfm-56
Thu Dec 09, 2004 8:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Vs SAS Business Seats
Replies: 5
Views: 3516

RE: United Vs SAS Business Seats

What about Lufthansas "new" business seat? I saw some heavily discounted prices from <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym> to <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD),...

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by cfm-56
Tue Oct 19, 2004 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Announces EWR - ARN Service
Replies: 38
Views: 9999

RE: CO Announces EWR - ARN Service

Nice to see <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> in Scandinavia, It will be interesting to see how it works out, the price, cabinservice, seatpitch does anyone have more info on that? I have travelled on the SAS 330's to <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR)...

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by cfm-56
Wed Jun 09, 2004 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-8 Returns In Passenger Service!
Replies: 54
Views: 12428

RE: DC-8 Returns In Passenger Service!

A story not to believe in.It is so obvious this guy has nothing else to do than
make up tales about Air-Iraq,Sky-Airlines and so on.

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by cfm-56
Thu Jan 29, 2004 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA 777 Rollout Tomorrow
Replies: 27
Views: 4788

RE: PIA 777 Rollout Tomorrow

That picture shows what products they are going to have cruising in the skies a few years from now, the 772ER , 773ER and 772LR so three different versions and the one rolling out tomorrow is the 772ER.

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by cfm-56
Tue Jan 27, 2004 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying Finn Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 7
Views: 3698

Flying Finn Files For Bankruptcy

Flying Finn filed for bankruptcy today 27th january.All flights will be flown normally today but as of midnight the company suspends all flights.
They have debt of 8 million euros.Another airline bites the dust.

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by cfm-56
Sun Jan 25, 2004 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380:feeling A Bit More Cramped?
Replies: 53
Views: 12029

RE: A380:feeling A Bit More Cramped?

I wonder how long escape slide they will need for the evacuation from the upper deck? I reckon it would be quite a ride from up there!

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by cfm-56
Thu Jan 22, 2004 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Most Empty Flight You Have Been On!
Replies: 198
Views: 23287

RE: The Most Empty Flight You Have Been On!

I was on a flight from Vaasa to Helsinki in May 2002, a 35 minute flight operated by a MD-82,it was a monday afternoon flight and we were 3 people onboard plus crew! We had first class service,unfortunately only coffee and juice!

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by cfm-56
Tue Jan 20, 2004 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Interested At The 717?
Replies: 25
Views: 4754

RE: Iberia Interested At The 717?

Iberia is not phasing out any 757s in the near future.They are performing very well in their network.It would be a very big surprise if the 717 would lure any more customers in Europe.Btw where did the announcement from the Star Alliance about their intentions to acquire new jets together?? Only Air...

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by cfm-56
Thu Dec 11, 2003 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanair To Take A Stake In SAS?
Replies: 13
Views: 4949

RE: Spanair To Take A Stake In SAS?

Spanair operated a route to New York with 767 equipment.They suspended it after 9/11 though.Would be nice to try out their intercontinental service if they start up again!

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by cfm-56
Tue Dec 09, 2003 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End Of The BAE RJ Line
Replies: 11
Views: 4504

RE: End Of The RJ Line

Which airline received the last off the line? Blue1 has had two on order or did they buy used ones perhaps?

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by cfm-56
Tue Dec 02, 2003 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Adds 6th MD-11!
Replies: 25
Views: 6002

RE: Finnair Adds 6th MD-11!

Why are you commenting on the movie "Castaway"???? It has nothing to do with the FedEx "incident" at Newark which ended belly up on the lawn between the tarmacs and a burnt up MD-11..

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by cfm-56
Wed Aug 06, 2003 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To All The DC-10s
Replies: 27
Views: 6186

RE: What Happened To All The DC-10s

Mind you all the last DC-10 to come off the production line was 1989...

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by cfm-56
Mon Feb 17, 2003 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Besides Airtran, Who Else Would Want A 717-300
Replies: 38
Views: 4416

RE: Besides Airtran, Who Else Would Want A 717-300

SAS could be interested since they have a wast MD80 fleet that eventually needs to be replaced.Finnair is in the same situation.Time will tell.

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by cfm-56
Thu Jan 30, 2003 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Shots Of SAA A346 And Future Of NW A333
Replies: 16
Views: 5484

RE: Great Shots Of SAA A346 And Future Of NW A333

Nice pics indeed and yes, that's a stored SR MD11 at JNB, impounded by SAA tech for unpaid bills,it's gonna be there a long time I guess..

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by cfm-56
Thu Jan 02, 2003 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS To Add 8 More MD-90's?
Replies: 29
Views: 6156

RE: SAS To Add 8 More MD-90's?

So we might see more MD90s in SAS colours that's nice to see.I hope they'll find someone interested in the 736 but isn't the -700 variant easier to sell?

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by cfm-56
Thu Jan 02, 2003 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS To Add 8 More MD-90's?
Replies: 29
Views: 6156

RE: SAS To Add 8 More MD-90's?

According to Airlinerworld they were evaluating the possibility to sell them or park them, this would be strange if they suddenly changed their mind.

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by cfm-56
Wed Dec 11, 2002 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Kick Off To Modernize Their 744s
Replies: 13
Views: 2265

RE: Thai Kick Off To Modernize Their 744s

Why would they get rid of the Star stickers??? The king had a loooooong celebration obviously Big grin

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by cfm-56
Mon Dec 09, 2002 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Don't Worry About U N I T E D
Replies: 64
Views: 2998

RE: Don't Worry About U N I T E D

just heard on the radio they will get private funding 1,5 bn $. So I guess they can start concentrating on business.

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by cfm-56
Sun Dec 08, 2002 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 747 Orders
Replies: 5
Views: 2159

RE: New 747 Orders

What about Air Pacific? Or are they shopping secondhand?

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by cfm-56
Fri Nov 29, 2002 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA To Lease Saab 2000's
Replies: 8
Views: 3665

RE: PIA To Lease Saab 2000's

I think Saab 2000 is waay better than a 30-year old F27.

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by cfm-56
Sat Nov 23, 2002 4:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Another Nice Trail Pic
Replies: 13
Views: 2907

RE: Another Nice Trail Pic

The photographer is a happy pilot or had the opportunity to visit the flightdeck at a most convenient time to get shots like these.Very Nice!!!!

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by cfm-56
Tue Nov 19, 2002 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Planning To Add India
Replies: 24
Views: 3066

RE: Finnair Planning To Add India

Ticketor should have some insider info about this...?

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by cfm-56
Mon Nov 18, 2002 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delivery Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1201

RE: Delivery Questions

Extra fuel tanks is one option,another to hop your way through airports where you can gas the baby up.

"In thrust we trust" CFM56

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by cfm-56
Sun Nov 17, 2002 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Planning To Add India
Replies: 24
Views: 3066

RE: Finnair Planning To Add India

I guess the market is out there,although SAS ceased CPH-DEL not too long ago because of bad loads.I thought they would go for Delhi?!

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by cfm-56
Fri Nov 15, 2002 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Order On Boeing Website?
Replies: 5
Views: 5434

RE: PIA Order On Boeing Website?

It's now official at the Boeing website, the deal was formalized today nov 14.

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by cfm-56
Mon Nov 11, 2002 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African Economy Clas
Replies: 8
Views: 1169

RE: South African Economy Clas

Which carrier has legroom in Y? I flew LH from CPT to FRA lastweek and my legs were dead when we arrived in Frankfurt...that was on a 744 (D-ABVS)

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