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by xjetflyer2001
Thu Oct 21, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 582
Views: 110103

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2021

Maybe one thing that could help the East/West Terminal thing is to name it Terminal 1 West and Terminal 1 East, at least then people would associate it with one building having exits and entrances on each side

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Oct 15, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 165
Views: 38540

Re: British Airways Fleet Thread - 2021

Opus99 wrote:
xjetflyer2001 wrote:
G-YMML “Great Festival of Creativity” livery flew to Cardiff on October 4th and hasn’t left. Is the special paint going away???

Probably getting club suite and other new cabins


Thank You

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Oct 15, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 165
Views: 38540

Re: British Airways Fleet Thread - 2021w

skipness1E wrote:
xjetflyer2001 wrote:
G-YMML “Great Festival of Creativity” livery flew to Cardiff on October 4th and hasn’t left. Is the special paint going away???

Cardiff doesn't have a paintshop and the LHR one is long since closed. Repaints were done at Dublin and Shannon of late.


Thank You and good to know

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by xjetflyer2001
Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 165
Views: 38540

Re: British Airways Fleet Thread - 2021

G-YMML “Great Festival of Creativity” livery flew to Cardiff on October 4th and hasn’t left. Is the special paint going away???

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by xjetflyer2001
Mon Sep 06, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement 747 Supertanker expected enter service in 2022
Replies: 9
Views: 3894

Re: Replacement 747 Supertanker expected enter service in 2022

I wonder if it would still be based in COS like the last one. Though it was supposedly based at COS, I don't think it was there very often

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by xjetflyer2001
Mon Sep 06, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future Denver routes
Replies: 9
Views: 1855

Re: Future Denver routes

I have heard mentions of DEN-HKG on UA starting up

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by xjetflyer2001
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 398
Views: 64095

Re: PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service News and Discussion Thread

I hate to hear UA is pulling out of PAE. That flight from DEN was always pretty full pre covid

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by xjetflyer2001
Wed Jul 14, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 295010

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

It looks like 2478 / N778UA currently grounded at ORD is next in line for an entire fan blade replacement on both engines, this after 2471 / N771UA received new fan blades, neither aircraft has a RTS date yet. Do we have any idea where United acquired these replacement fan blades from? Also looking...

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by xjetflyer2001
Thu Jun 17, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 464
Views: 115790

Re: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread

Looks like 16 aircraft leases were terminated. Also, they plan to remain as a smaller airline, with 85 aircraft in the fleet by 2025. https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/thai-airways-wins-court-approval-restructuring-plan-2021-06-15/ 85 aircraft is "a lot" considering they ...

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by xjetflyer2001
Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mahan Air reactivates world's last 747-300 passenger service aircraft
Replies: 15
Views: 6501

Re: Mahan Air reactivates world's last 747-300 passenger service aircraft

Someone83 wrote:
Can't find it on FR24 or Flightaware?


You've probably seen it by now, but I had it pop up on FR24 last night and again this morning. Looked like a Tehran-Kish Island-Tehran route.

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by xjetflyer2001
Sat Apr 24, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Guangzhou (CAN / ZGGG) overtakes ATL, busiest airport worldwide
Replies: 48
Views: 6191

Re: CAN surpasses ATL as world's busiest Airport in 2020

KL serve CAN regularly and AY serve seasonal before CoVID If you are referring to KLM, they have never operated scheduled services to CAN in their 102 years of existence. China Southern however, has operated CAN-AMS daily for many years. Currently CZ operates only 1x weekly with A380 due to COVID. ...

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by xjetflyer2001
Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Adds Denver
Replies: 84
Views: 14806

Re: Air France Adds Denver

it shows on AF website. CDG to DEN on 7/2. Departs 1310 Arrives 1520. Flight AF630

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by xjetflyer2001
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 582
Views: 110103

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2021

303dk wrote:
alohashirts wrote:
Sorry if this has been discussed but once the west expansion on the A concourse is complete, will DL keep their gates or will they be relocating?

They’ll be moving to A east.


I am told Delta will be moving to C and Frontier is taking over A East

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by xjetflyer2001
Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1579
Views: 336233

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

I don’t think you can look at it that narrowly. The issue is whether JetBlue is gaining marketshare during this time that will put them in a better position for recovery. If I had to guess, the proportion of JetBlue flights to UAA NYC flights is much higher than it was pre-pandemic. But maybe UA is...

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-124 at AUS
Replies: 15
Views: 3199

Re: An-124 at AUS

UA735WL wrote:
Hi folks,


This morning I got a picture from my dad of an An-124 taxiing at AUS! I believethis is the first ever visit of a Russian airplanethere- does anyone know what it's up to?


-Jonas


There is one coming into AUS today at 430pm if you want to try and get a shot flight# is VI4420

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by xjetflyer2001
Sat Mar 27, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces new summer point-to-point routes
Replies: 116
Views: 16022

Re: United announces new summer point-to-point routes

PHX prices are crazy. I'm renting a car in May from TPA and at airport it was over $300 for 4 days, just a mile off the airport I'm paying $167 for 4 days $300 for four days is what, in the vicinity of $60/day before taxes and fees? That's not a crazy price for TPA in the spring. I wasn't trying to...

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces new summer point-to-point routes
Replies: 116
Views: 16022

Re: United announces new summer point-to-point routes

Interesting story on CNN website https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/25/business/rental-car-shortage-price-spike/index.html about how expensive renting a car is in Florida and other vacation spots now. $300 per day if you can get one. Appears the rental companies have reduced their fleets so much that pric...

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by xjetflyer2001
Sat Mar 20, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United 777-300ERs also on domestic routes?
Replies: 5
Views: 1322

Re: United 777-300ERs also on domestic routes?

I don’t believe it is “scheduled” on any domestic routes at this time, but does make some appearances on any combination of hub -hub routes. I saw one in DEN this morning, not sure where it was going. Pre-COVID they were scheduled on EWR-LAX/SFO The one in DEN this morning came in from OGG and then...

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Happen to ASE as the CRJ-700 Sunsets?
Replies: 148
Views: 21253

Re: What Will Happen to ASE as the CRJ-700 Sunsets?

I don't remember what year it was, probably 2014 or 2015. I worked at DEN at the time and know for a fact 3 or 4 E170's I guess it was were flown to ASE as substitution flights over the course of a day or 2, I don't know why they were substituted and I didn't think much of it at the time, just that ...

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by xjetflyer2001
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA328 engine explosion at DEN
Replies: 607
Views: 113695

Re: UA328 engine explosion at DEN

That’s the bird that lost its engine enroute to HNL in 2018 I thought that was N779UA in 2018 No it was N773UA. I only remember that tail because it’s the only UA 777 I’ve been on. https://avherald.com/h?article=4b4e8ca7&opt=0 Your right. I was thinking of this flight, also a DEN-HNL flight htt...

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by xjetflyer2001
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA328 engine explosion at DEN
Replies: 607
Views: 113695

Re: UA328 engine explosion at DEN

kordcj wrote:
303dk wrote:
Looks like N773UA is going to fly DEN-HNL tonight

That’s the bird that lost its engine enroute to HNL in 2018


I thought that was N779UA in 2018

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by xjetflyer2001
Sat Feb 13, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 582
Views: 110103

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2021

Denver 2020 Pax Numbers Posted at 33.7 million for the year

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by xjetflyer2001
Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 464
Views: 115790

Re: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection

If TG's A380s are truly gone for good, it would be a huge personal blow to me. My first and only flights on the A380 were with TG back in 2013, when the planes were still very new. I had the chance to fly them again in 2019 but deferred owing to work commitments. Less than a year later, the pandemi...

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by xjetflyer2001
Sun Feb 07, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 241580

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Lots of good information I was unaware of, thank you for all the information and history of the airline and engine manufacturers everyone is providing

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by xjetflyer2001
Sun Feb 07, 2021 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 241580

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

I had assumed that the ER 777's all had GE90 engines, but now that I am looking, I guess the ER UA birds didn't have that and only the Continental ones. Is the thrust output the same, or is the GE90 more powerful, why didn't UA go with the GE90's?

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Super Bowl Flyover 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 4661

Re: Super Bowl Flyover 2021

Yes you can. Just filter to "K35R" or something like that. I've been also able to track E-6Bs and RC-135s while they're CONUS as well. Indeed. Don't know what changed, but in addition to that you can see the C5's flying around among the one's you list above. Kind of nice to see something ...

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by xjetflyer2001
Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021
Replies: 171
Views: 46615

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021

It seems like to be replaced by the 77W , that 743 was one of the last built if not the last. Ughh, I hope it comes back to the US before it's finished, I had a chance to see it at SFO in 2016 but didn't take it. Now I'm beginning to regret that decision. Thanks for the info wee if that's true then...

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by xjetflyer2001
Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 241580

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Anyone know what N777UA is in XMN for? New Paint by chance?? been there since Dec 3rd 2020

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by xjetflyer2001
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 582
Views: 110103

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2021

Last I saw about 2 years or so ago was the next runway was to be North of 8/26 and 14,000 ft. long, but as joeblow10 stated, that south runway may be the priority now to stop development getting any closer to the airport.

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by xjetflyer2001
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man lived on the secure side of ORD for three months undetected
Replies: 49
Views: 7153

Re: Man lived on the secure side of ORD for three months undetected

Doesn't the article say that the man flew into ORD from LAX?? He probably then never even left the secure area. At most airports passengers once in the secure area are allowed to sleep over night without being kicked out, so if he just stayed in the secure area and never left, then security really d...

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021
Replies: 171
Views: 46615

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021

Anyone have an idea where HZ-HM1A the Saudia Govt 747-300 is located?? last photo I can find in the database is from Dec 2019. Looks like she's at King Khalid International Airport. Has flown a couple of flights in 2020 but weirdly enough I can't find the flight from Basle where it was in December ...

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021
Replies: 171
Views: 46615

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021

Anyone have an idea where HZ-HM1A the Saudia Govt 747-300 is located?? last photo I can find in the database is from Dec 2019.

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by xjetflyer2001
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air Purchases Four Boeing 747-8 Freighters
Replies: 147
Views: 22902

Re: Atlas Air Purchases Four Boeing 747-8 Freighters

This announcement will aggravate the Atlas pilots greatly. They want a pay raise in addition to other contract improvements across the board. They will claim that if Atlas has enough money to buy new 747s, they have enough money to give them what they demand in a new contract. This will further det...

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by xjetflyer2001
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 241580

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - 2021 (Q1)

It may have already been commented on recently in the 2020 thread, but what is the consensus on the 767-400ER fleet (16 frames), all of which are in long term storage? These airplanes were generally the backbone of TATL seasonal and capacity increases, until 2019 and otherwise flew around the netwo...

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by xjetflyer2001
Wed Jan 06, 2021 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021
Replies: 171
Views: 46615

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021

3. Air China 10 (7 are 747-8) (One 747-400 operated for Government) Not anymore. It has been reconfigured into regular CA pax 744 configuration last summer and currently is flying happy punters between PEK, SZX, CAN, SYX and, oddly enough, MAD. I'll update my list thank you, interesting about MAD

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by xjetflyer2001
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021
Replies: 171
Views: 46615

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021

List i've compiled of current pax 747 operators as far as I know, includes 747-8 as well, please correct if wrong on some as a few I'm not 100% if correct such as Saudia, Max Air, and Kabo Air. Boeing 747 Pax Operators as of Jan 5th 2021 1. Lufthansa 27 (19 are 747-8) (747-400’s retired by 2025 prob...

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by xjetflyer2001
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 5 most missed Airlines ?
Replies: 108
Views: 8068

Re: Top 5 most missed Airlines ?

I have to say

1. Northwest (Bowling Shoe Livery)
2. ValuJet (I liked their paint scheme)
3. Pan Am (Never Saw)
4. Eastern (Never Saw)
5. TWA (saw only a few times, and never the 747)

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by xjetflyer2001
Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 438
Views: 84168

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

I've noticed Delta operating quite a few more 757's/767's into Denver lately (more than I can remember in years), as well as more flights overall. Are these actually flying in/out with full loads or is Delta just keeping aircraft active? I was on a 763 DEN-ATL flight Saturday morning 12/19. First c...

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by xjetflyer2001
Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2020
Replies: 472
Views: 112572

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2020

A little off topic, but does anyone know how many 747-4F's are in full Polar Air Cargo colors?? Thank You

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by xjetflyer2001
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 740
Views: 213891

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

Flight Channel has a graphic representation of the events of this flight on YouTube, I don't remember the exact details of what happened, but seem to remember the pilot was pretty much ignoring ATC suggestions and basically just forgot to lower the landing gear. I don't remember if it was stated as ...

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by xjetflyer2001
Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin 744 G-VLIP Turning Back
Replies: 10
Views: 4459

Re: Virgin 744 G-VLIP Turning Back

Yesterday, as what Virgin as previously done, ferried another 744 to retirement in Marana via LAS. This morning, G-VLIP left LAS for it's final flight, but once it got down to Marana, it is currently turning back for LAS. Does anyone know what happened? It got scared of retirement?? Seriously, I’m ...

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Dec 04, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2020
Replies: 472
Views: 112572

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2020

bennett123 wrote:
Did you READ that article?.


LOL

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Dec 04, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 49702

Re: WN sending out WARN Notices

The company can’t just pick and choose which stations they want to furlough more and skip seniority. I can't speak to CBAs at WN, but generally speaking, every airline CBA states that furloughs are done at each station by inverse seniority order, and yes some stations may be more adversely impacted...

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Iemand91 wrote:
Lufthansa 747-400 D-ABVS just departed Boston for Mojave for her last ever flight: https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH9922/26330152


I just got a photo of her as she went north of Denver

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by xjetflyer2001
Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 71575

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

DEN usually gets extra capacity during December, anyone know if and what may be flying through DEN this year?

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by xjetflyer2001
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 321
Views: 28202

Re: QF CEO confirms: airline plans to require proof of vaccination for int'l pax to board

Is that even legal? Until it’s proven the vaccine has no damaging side effects I think there be a good chunk of the population unwilling to take that chance. So even if it’s legal to demand this (I wonder if it can be seen as discriminating) they might shut out a good number of potential customers,...

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by xjetflyer2001
Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Did US Airlines Stop Flying 747's For Routes Within The US?
Replies: 26
Views: 2051

Re: When Did US Airlines Stop Flying 747's For Routes Within The US?

Just before retiring the type, United was operating one of its 747's for a while in 2017 on SFO-ORD-SFO route

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by xjetflyer2001
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TU-154..what is it's legacy?
Replies: 57
Views: 11446

Re: TU-154..what is it's legacy?

Yes, oh you know this company already, yes this is the one, I was in North Korea on such a 1 week aviation tour in June 2013, it was great. Although I already flew the IL-62, TU3 and TU5, the one which got my big attention was the only flying IL-18. In the 70s + 80s they flew often to Zurich but th...

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by xjetflyer2001
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TU-154..what is it's legacy?
Replies: 57
Views: 11446

Re: TU-154..what is it's legacy?

[email protected] if anyone else was looking
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Never mind, no longer need email, it posted finally. Thank You.

[email protected] if anyone else was looking

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by xjetflyer2001
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TU-154..what is it's legacy?
Replies: 57
Views: 11446

Re: TU-154..what is it's legacy?

Just read only one airline now flies the (good?) old TU-154...I never flew it but back in the day I received a large TU-154 model from Aeroflot in what was a fantastic day for the collector in me. Anyways as Air Koryo seems to be the only operator now, I was wondering, to you people, what is the le...

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