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by spottingpete93
Sat Aug 09, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA S14 LHR Slot Allocation
Replies: 19
Views: 8007

RE: BA S14 LHR Slot Allocation

There are two types of slot allocations: 1: Those which qualify for historic precedence for the next equivalent season provided the 80% utilisation rule is passed 2: Those which <acronym title="Air Vallee (Italy)">DO</acronym> NOT qualify for historic precendence (essentially an ad-hoc allocation). ...

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by spottingpete93
Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German Transport Minister Threatens SZG
Replies: 16
Views: 8153

RE: German Transport Minister Threatens SZG

A prime example of why we need European Single Sky as quickly as possible!

Passport controls have been removed at the land border between Austria and Germany on the ground due to "progress"...

...so why should aircraft still have to adhere to outdated airspace borders?

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by spottingpete93
Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Britannia Airport
Replies: 77
Views: 24072

RE: London Britannia Airport

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VV701" class="quote" target="_blank">VV701</a> (<a href="#53" class="quote">Reply 53</a>):<br/><i>The Britannia Airport proposal is to ban all c...

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by spottingpete93
Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Britannia Airport
Replies: 77
Views: 24072

RE: London Britannia Airport

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JHwk" class="quote" target="_blank">JHwk</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>The mere fact that Heathrow directly and indirec...

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by spottingpete93
Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBlue A340 Heathrow
Replies: 3
Views: 7518

RE: AirBlue A340 Heathrow

I saw this too the other day. As far as I know they don't have any slots for this particular flight and as September is one of the busiest months of the year for Heathrow it is highly unlikely that they will get them approved at this short notice.

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by spottingpete93
Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Large Airlines Have Either No A Or B Planes?
Replies: 59
Views: 3148

RE: Which Large Airlines Have Either No A Or B Planes?

The largest one i can think of that doesn't operate either Airbus or Boeing is Flybe - they operate Dash 8s and Embraers only and have a fleet of about 70 aircraft

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by spottingpete93
Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unmarked A330 @ LHR?
Replies: 3
Views: 2659

RE: Unmarked A330 @ LHR?

It's Eurofly <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym>-EZL operating for <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> whilst one of their A330s is on maintetnance. It's had the Eurofly titles removed and the fin painted blue fo...

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by spottingpete93
Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 5205

RE: LHR Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BA9216C" class="quote" target="_blank">BA9216C</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>Just an <acronym title="London - Heathrow ...

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by spottingpete93
Thu May 10, 2007 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 At LGW?
Replies: 12
Views: 4735

RE: Delta 757 At LGW?

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by spottingpete93
Tue Nov 28, 2006 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Aircraft Does Cubana Use On HAV - LGW?
Replies: 5
Views: 6366

RE: Which Aircraft Does Cubana Use On HAV - LGW?

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by spottingpete93
Fri Oct 27, 2006 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N225NW DC10 Last Flight For NW
Replies: 47
Views: 9649

RE: N225NW DC10 Last Flight For NW

Are you sure it was N225NW's last flight?!?! N225NW is currently sat on the ground at <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> awaiting its Transatlantic clearence before proceeding to the US as NW43 bound for <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International...

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by spottingpete93
Thu Oct 26, 2006 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oasis Hong Kong - The Real Deal?
Replies: 29
Views: 9219

RE: Oasis Hong Kong - The Real Deal?

A minor hiccup with the maiden flight! It was supposed to arrive at 1800 local time on 25th October but was delayed due to the unforeseen problem with the russians. The aircraft is on its way to <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> as I type and is due to arri...

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by spottingpete93
Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight % Over Water
Replies: 18
Views: 7601

RE: Flight % Over Water

AKL - SFO must be up there - both airports being right on the coast!

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by spottingpete93
Wed Sep 06, 2006 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Austrian Airlines Ever Fly Regional Jets?
Replies: 13
Views: 8187

RE: Did Austrian Airlines Ever Fly Regional Jets?

Basically CRJs were operated by both Lauda Air and Tyrolean Airways but as both airlines became part of the Austrian Airlines group a few years ago some of the CRJs started to appear in Austrian Arrows colours (Austrian Arrows now being the operating brand of Tyrolean Airways). <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN...

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by spottingpete93
Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "OASiSHONGKONG" Ready For Oct Launch.
Replies: 27
Views: 9217

RE: "OASiSHONGKONG" Ready For Oct Launch.

Absolutely fantastic livery!!! Can't wait to see it at <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E s...

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by spottingpete93
Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Gatwick To Vilnius (VNO).
Replies: 10
Views: 4042

RE: BA Gatwick To Vilnius (VNO).

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by spottingpete93
Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AY HEL-NRT - 4238 Nm With B752 Non-stop!
Replies: 88
Views: 17256

RE: AY HEL-NRT - 4238 Nm With B752 Non-stop!

Is it actually scheduled for 10hrs? The reason I ask is that I have flown <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> - <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> in 10.5 hrs (this could well be a quicker than normal ...

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by spottingpete93
Fri Aug 04, 2006 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Happening With MEA?
Replies: 8
Views: 3821

RE: Whats Happening With MEA?

Air Zimbabwe used F-OMEA on their service from and to <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> this week (31JUL / 01AUG) due to aircraft shortage within <acronym title="Air Zimbabwe">UM</acronym> fleet. I wonder if <acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">MEA</...

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by spottingpete93
Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cyprus Charters For Evacuation
Replies: 57
Views: 5802

RE: Cyprus Charters For Evacuation

HOT OFF THE PRESS!!!! Omni (OAE) 752 N459AX has just arrived at <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> from AKT (Akrotiri) and is due to depart tomorrow sometime.... But undoubtedly the star of the show for me will be the AIR CARAIBES A330-200 scheduled to arriv...

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by spottingpete93
Tue Jul 11, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow Night Curfew
Replies: 17
Views: 6577

RE: Heathrow Night Curfew

Right, where to begin!! And I warn you this isnt an easy topic as I work with this on a day to day basis! Basically, in the document you refer to, the UK department for transport has outlined the total number of movements allowed at each of the three major London airports within the night period 233...

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by spottingpete93
Fri Jul 07, 2006 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India B744 Gatwick To Boeing Field On Monday?
Replies: 39
Views: 9667

RE: Air India B744 Gatwick To Boeing Field On Monday?

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by spottingpete93
Fri Jul 07, 2006 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India B744 Gatwick To Boeing Field On Monday?
Replies: 39
Views: 9667

RE: Air India B744 Gatwick To Boeing Field On Monday?

VT-AIM is now scheduled to route back through LGW on Sunday 9th July arriving 0815 British Summer time and departing again at 0945 British Summer time to BOM.

Does this mean that whatever was wrong is now sorted?!?

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by spottingpete93
Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India B744 Gatwick To Boeing Field On Monday?
Replies: 39
Views: 9667

RE: Air India B744 Gatwick To Boeing Field On Monday?

Yes I can confirm it was <acronym title="Air Tahiti (French Polynesia)">VT</acronym>-AIM at <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> on Monday evening - I was stood at the crash gate getting a photo of it!!! It departed <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK...

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by spottingpete93
Wed Jun 21, 2006 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet To Drop Irish Routes?
Replies: 18
Views: 4512

RE: EasyJet To Drop Irish Routes?

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by spottingpete93
Tue Jun 06, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A380 Route - SQ SIN-SYD In December
Replies: 60
Views: 14936

RE: First A380 Route - SQ SIN-SYD In December

Having flown <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> from <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> - <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> on a jam packed 744 in November 2004...

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by spottingpete93
Fri Jun 02, 2006 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340-500 Ethiad Routes?
Replies: 4
Views: 2724

RE: A340-500 Ethiad Routes?

LHR from 01st July apparently.

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by spottingpete93
Fri May 26, 2006 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tcx Charter Flight LGW-LPA
Replies: 7
Views: 4342

RE: Tcx Charter Flight LGW-LPA

looking in my computer - 286K/L scheduled to be operated by an A320 on them dates. However judging by the amount of sub charter work going on this summer already at <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> it could be anything from an Air Italy 752 to Air Finland ...

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by spottingpete93
Tue May 16, 2006 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Livery Will The A380 Be In @ LHR?
Replies: 10
Views: 6927

What Livery Will The A380 Be In @ LHR?

I've heard that it will be F-WWDD if that is any help. I would expect them to add Virgin Atlantic Titles though, as <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> will have the only <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> based A380s (for...

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by spottingpete93
Wed May 03, 2006 8:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Spotter Friendly Airport?
Replies: 47
Views: 4779

RE: Most Spotter Friendly Airport?

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by spottingpete93
Wed Apr 19, 2006 6:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's The Ugliest Aircraft?
Replies: 51
Views: 6882

RE: What's The Ugliest Aircraft?

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by spottingpete93
Wed Apr 19, 2006 6:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Is A Flight On A BAe 146?
Replies: 31
Views: 7059

RE: How Is A Flight On A BAe 146?

The 146/Avro Rj is a little belter! I've always found it to be very quiet inside the cabin and its such a cute plane with its high wings and four little engines! In total I've flown 11 times on 146/Avro <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>: C<acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>...

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by spottingpete93
Wed Apr 19, 2006 5:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Spotter Friendly Airport?
Replies: 47
Views: 4779

Most Spotter Friendly Airport?

I would have to agree with <acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym> and <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> - the Swiss are soooo friendly to spotters and the <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Swit...

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by spottingpete93
Wed Apr 19, 2006 5:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most "obscure" Airline You've Been On?
Replies: 51
Views: 10762

RE: Most "obscure" Airline You've Been O

My most obscure is probably Air Wisconsin CRJ from <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> to <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> and then <acronym title="Washington - D...

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by spottingpete93
Wed Apr 19, 2006 3:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Birds I've Been On..
Replies: 48
Views: 7198

RE: Birds I've Been On..

The ones I can remember: A300 SCY, DLH A310 <acronym title="Oranjestad - Reina Beatrix (AUA / TNCA), Aruba">AUA</acronym> A319 DLH, EZY, <acronym title="Saba - Yrausquin (SAB / TNCS), Netherlands Antilles">SAB</acronym>, BAW A320 BAW, DLH, <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan N. Alvarez Internati...

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by spottingpete93
Wed Apr 19, 2006 1:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Alliance Around The World?
Replies: 16
Views: 5851

RE: Which Alliance Around The World?

I did RTW with Star Alliance in 2004 routing as follows: <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> AB6 <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> <acronym title="Sin...

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by spottingpete93
Wed Apr 19, 2006 12:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Stewardess
Replies: 45
Views: 6582

RE: Your Favourite Stewardess

For me it has to be Lauda Air (LDA/NG) of Austria - Denim Jeans, waistcoats and Baseball caps - very casual but very stylish!!

Does anybody know if the merge into the AUA/OS fleet has caused Lauda to change thier uniform?

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by spottingpete93
Wed Apr 19, 2006 12:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight Code ARW
Replies: 2
Views: 1773

RE: Flight Code ARW

ARW is being used by ARIA of France. They have been operating charter mail services within the UK recently using Beech 1900 OY-JRI I think!

Hope this helps

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