n2dru wrote:Anyone know why ATL was chosen as the first destination initially or was it just random? Normally a 772 or 789 is on the route.
Any indications what will happen to the IB 340s? Maybe a good time to retire but also seems like with fuel as cheap as it is, may be better to return leases and defer deliveries to lower cash expenditure since they are owned outright. Similar situation to the 747's at BA I believe. Accelerated reti...Jump to post
Anyone managed to figure out what is culled from the single aisle delivery stream. The Airbus O&D tables list a total of 70 outstanding A320 Family deliveries for BA, EI, IB and VY to which add the 3 aircraft delivered to BA earlier this year. No idea how many of any were due post 2022. The IAG...Jump to post
I notice nobody mentions the 49% Delta own, and the money they take out of the airline. Nooooo, it's only ever Bransons fault. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk I questioned Delta's part in this in terms of responsibility to it's share holding and was met with a round of comments suggesting Delt...Jump to post
When were the 747s due to retire before all of this? Had they been due to retire in the next few years anyway and the original A330s to go, it would be interesting to know what they were planning as their replacements. Or were the current A330-300s due to stay longer with no decision on their repla...Jump to post
C-GSAT operated TS724/5 to GLA today. Depending on how quickly Air Transat suspend their remaining services, there is a possibility today was last ever A310 visit to GLA.Jump to post
The BA source also has the BA123 LHR-DOH diverting to Athens due to ATC restrictions in Iraq on the same date.
I would suggest that the 2 diversions are probably linked.
If the aircraft is leased, the leasing company usually pays the outstanding airport fees in order to get the aircraft back and prepped for their next client. Wow. Do we have an idea of how much money we are talking in that case ? Not exactly. Depends how frequently the airport bills the airline for...Jump to post
If the aircraft is leased, the leasing company usually pays the outstanding airport fees in order to get the aircraft back and prepped for their next client.Jump to post
Is it true, that Stobart ceased flying on, but Blue Islands and Loganair still continue to operate the former FlyBe routes? Not quite. Stobart Air were standalone AOC from Flybe. They are continuing to fly the Aer Lingus regional routes between UK & Ireland that they fly on behalf of Aer Lingus...Jump to post
Couple of questions spring to mind: 1. Does this require regulatory approvals in US, EU or other jurisdictions (India?). Can this fall through like the LATAM tie up due to some obscure regulatory agency holding their nose? 2. How will BA react if this threatens their feed to the Indian subcontinent...Jump to post
virage wrote:airkas1 wrote:dutchspotter1 wrote:Has any of you noticed the height of the glass...?
Can be overcome by covering the area between the lens and glass.
How, if one can't press the front of the lens against glass?
I think it’s a combination of both. Some times they will post advertising that they are looking for new screeners and asking for applications, other times it is invitation only. The photography feedback forums seems a good place to start if you want to become a screener. I’ve noticed that some of th...Jump to post
You might have better luck trying in the main photography forum. This section of the forum is more for photographers to get input from screeners and other users before they upload a photo or if a photo has been rejected. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewforum.php?f=7 I don't know if the email fun...Jump to post
If PC voting does not attract a lot of votes every day and is subject to manipulation, then it might be time to do away with having the photographers select PC and replacing it with stand out shots selected by the screeners during the screening process. Other option could be for screeners to tag sta...Jump to post
Been experimenting with some new editing techniques lately based on Jid Webb's Lightroom video on YouTube. Following have all been rejected for soft: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/5/5/2/5839255.jpg?v=v4fc85c46f6f https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/5/4/2/5839245.jpg?v=v42...Jump to post
AOC Q2577PWQ 2560x1440, calibrated with a X-Rite Colormunki display. This is the monitor I use with my PC, and I bought it after finding out it used the same LG IPS panel as Dell were using in their more expensive Ultrasharp model. I can't remember which site it was, but there is a site that lists w...Jump to post
I still maintain that, if I look at two photos that fill 80% of my screen, the quality should be obviously comparable. Thanks again for the thoughts. Not necessarily, there are many factors that come into play. For instance I have a 2016 13" MacBook Pro. The screen has a pixel density of 227 p...Jump to post
Does anyone you know shoot with the D850 or 5DIV, that could let you have a try to see how you find either system before committing cash to buying one or the other?
If not, your sort or stuck with trying out in a local camera store or a Best Buys.
I view this as Virgin / Flybe creating a London network that they can then use as leverage saying their customers want to fly to LHR to connect to VS/DL but can't due to lack of slots and how much better they could compete against BA if they had LHR slots.Jump to post
The leasing company who own the aircraft will have a list of preferred maintenance companies and locations which they want to use following the repossession of the aircraft, and to prepare it for its next lease. They'll probably choose the one that can accommodate them at the earliest opportunity.Jump to post
VS have been saying for a while that they should have first dibs on new slots that would be created as a consequence of a 3rd runway. Currently it's proposed that the slots created by the 3rd runway will go to New entrants to the LHR market such as easyJet who have already said they want slots if a ...Jump to post
If anyone does have advice for getting photos accepted using a 5K retina screen, I’m interested as well. A recent change of scenery has renewed my interest in aviation photography. What is the PPI of the 5K retina screen? My 13 inch Macbook Pro with retina screen has a PPI of 227 and a 2560 x 1600 ...Jump to post
Had this photo rejected for motive, along with a personal message saying avoidable pole. There is a small fence that runs along the length of the taxiway over the canal that partially covers the wheels. It is not possible to take this particular shot without part of the wheels being blocked by that ...Jump to post
Could do with some opinions on these shots taken in heavy showers: Emirates A380 kicking up a lot of spray on landing https://www.markmcgrath.co.uk/p423819977/ecb5802ec EZY A320 Neo - not sure on crop. Would it look better with the fuselage more towards the middle of the frame and top of tail cut of...Jump to post
As a punt I tried uploading a night panning shot of an A380 which Emirates have recently started flying to GLA. It did not come as a surprise that the photo was rejected for being underexposed - I have no issues with the rejection. I want to however try to improve the taking of this type of photo. I...Jump to post
I missed this in Royal’s original post, but it was related to the low number of views that the first 2 photos had got. The number of views a photo gets in the first 24hours for what I would class as run of the mill photos that I’ve uploaded seems to have decreased over the past few years. Now if a p...Jump to post
Mark - I believe it is much more than "promoting" photos on sites like Reddit (which I believe has cracked down on this by the mods of certain forums). Personally I've plugged my own shots on Reddit and gotten 200/300 views in a day or so. I view photos on a.net everyday; I usually start ...Jump to post
Chris, I’ll use some of your pictures as examples to describe what I am going to talk about. Framing the Image in Camera 5230941 This photo of the Qatar Airways A380 was shot at a focal length of 102mm. Instead of zooming the lens out to fit the whole aircraft in the frame, you could zoom the lens i...Jump to post
Iceland is not as far from North America as Ireland for example. I think lcc like Ryanair or Wizz could fly for example KEF-BOS/NYC profitable. LCC like Ryanair & Wizz are not setup for a hub and spoke type operation with connecting passengers. Setting up such a network and being able to fill t...Jump to post
On EDI-KEF, WOW were up against easyJet as the incumbent carrier, with AA, DL, UA and Norwegian all offering non stop flights to the USA at the time.
FI fly GLA-KEF where they have no competition to KEF and the transatlantic flights out of GLA are seasonal summer only.
Would you bet on this? The Reports alone may deliver the final blow for WOW Air I would yes. Irresponsible reporting only one flight canceled the rest of the schedule is operating as normal. Anyone who bought tickets for the up coming few weeks probably bought them a while ago so there is no danger...Jump to post
None of the planes in the image have engines, so hard to say if this is an active airfield, or a scrap yard. Given that they're United 747's, it's likely to be a scrapyard and is perhaps outside of controlled airspace. Broadly speaking though, there are virtually zero circumstances that a drone ope...Jump to post
Thanks. I guess it comes down to budget. I hadn't expected the 100-400L to jump in price so much. I think I got my first one for just over £1k. So I reckon £500 max for a camera would be the most I could afford. The 100-400L on sale now is the version II of this lens. It is a completely redesigned ...Jump to post
Hard to say. The price of second hand lenses is determined by - the condition of the lens - the quantity available for sale (if you have more lenses than buyers then it may be cheaper) - has a newer version of that lens been released which increases the quantity of the lens you want to buy as others...Jump to post
For the towers: The daily access fee is 1500 Yen. Depending on what time you arrive the gate may already be open, if not there is a number on the gate for you to phone and the owner will come and open the gate. If the gate is open just drive in and park up. The opener comes round later in the mornin...Jump to post