Thanks ITSTours as always give us detailed insider's news on South Korea aviation happening. Tbh, does South Korea require that many airlines? Air Philip just recently ceased operation, sending their three ERJ to storage.Jump to post
^^ More than likely a payload issue IMHO. But still if they had to remove the entire flight's bags, that's a worrying sign for sure. Does anyone know what the baggage allowance is for 6E's IST flights? Problem has now run 2 days in a row! indigo says that because of the sting headwinds they need to...Jump to post
The four oldest CX 777s have now been permanently wfu with B-HNL (the 777 prototype) going to be a museum exhibit, B-HNA ferried for scrap, B-HNB destined for destruction tests in the USA and B-HNC stored awaiting its fate. The fifth (and last) 772 is still active. Who was the original customer for...Jump to post
It has logic the Airbus A340-300 will be replaced with Airbus A350-900, in the A330 fleet there are 4 models that are from (2002-2003) and possibly this purchase replaces them, another thing that I never understood because HNA Group bought so many planes ???? I think we can trace back to HNA Group ...Jump to post
Here is the first A321neo for AirAsia https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EEB9w3SWkAAy61M?format=jpg https://twitter.com/Tobias_Gudat/status/1171074193619918849?s=20 Lovely! Amazed by how fast Airbus is churning out A320neo family line...what is the production rate now? Not fast enough :) They delivered 62...Jump to post
Easyjet today received the 9000th A320 family member ever built. https://www.instagram.com/p/B2WtTTmBS4D/?igshid=710cipvcv0gx Pretty sure this is not the "real" 9000th, they must have skipped few MSN number in between. It could very well be the actual 9000th Delivery (not to be confused w...Jump to post
Easyjet today received the 9000th A320 family member ever built.
https://www.instagram.com/p/B2WtTTmBS4D ... 0cipvcv0gx
Pretty sure this is not the "real" 9000th, they must have skipped few MSN number in between.
"Avianca won't die in my hands" says its new CEO, Anko van der Werff. (*) https://www.eltiempo.com/economia/empresas/nuevo-presidente-de-avianca-anuncia-medidas-contra-la-crisis-de-la-empresa-407330 (*) Actually the paper used the word "die". He just answered "no" to t...Jump to post
Between HX/HU also Beijing Capital Airlines and Tianjin Airlines who's taking what ? Are these Chinese caries taking any or is $$$ the issue here? The two earlier Qatar frames ( 257/266 ) should be delivered by the end of this month but the list below ? 246 B-LGF A350-941 Hong Kong Airlines 251 B-L...Jump to post
Some updates from Skyliner-aviation.de: Boeing 737 -8HX 36847 2388 N847AG ACG Acquisitions ferried 09-10sep19 BOM-CAI-MPL ex VT-JBC Boeing 737 -8AL 39059 4487 2-TJFJ Elite Aero Ireland ferried 07-08sep19 BOM-HRG-SNN ex VT-JFJ Boeing 737 -8KN 40233 2952 VP-BSC Nordwind Airlines delivery 09sep19 AMM-S...Jump to post
Update 12th Sept 2019: A330 -223 444 F-HTIC Aigle Azur ferried 07sep19 MRS-CHR for storage (+ 493 F-HTAC 06sep19 ORY-CHR) ex EI-GFD A330-202 507 F-OHSD Aircalin ferried 09sep19 NOU-TUS-MZJ on return to lessor ex F-WWYS A330-202 749 EC-JQQ Air Europa ferried 08sep19 MAD-CHR prior return to lessor ex ...Jump to post
Airbus A320 -214 4589 F-HBAO Aigle Azur ferried 06sep19 CDG-LFBF for storage (+ 6012 F-HBIX ORY-LFBF) ex F-WWIQ Airbus A320 -214 4758 F-HAAF Aigle Azur ferried 06sep19 MRS-ORY prior storage ex CC-BAN Airbus A320 -214 4767 F-HAQD Aigle Azur ferried 06sep19 LYS-CHR for storage ex CC-BAO Airbus A330 -...Jump to post
AirAsia's first A321neo is in final assembly And it is out now and painted in a special color scheme Here is the first A321neo for AirAsia https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EEB9w3SWkAAy61M?format=jpg https://twitter.com/Tobias_Gudat/status/1171074193619918849?s=20 Lovely! Amazed by how fast Airbus is chu...Jump to post
Royal Brunei's first B787 V8-DLA is now back in action after out of action for few months. Apparently it went through heavy maintenance in Brunei itself. Not sure if C check or D check.
https://i.ibb.co/kcDDY8x/69804704-10156756626247921-2887918765536706560-o.jpg Starting on 27th October 2019, Royal Brunei sets to return to Beijing after an absence of 21 years. Ticket sales has commenced. Initially 4x weekly flights, every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Commencing 14 Jan 2...Jump to post
Royal Brunei Airlines (RB), the sultanate's national carrier, aims to launch its planned Beijing route this October, after securing a landing slot at the new Beijing Daxing International Airport, CEO Karam Chand has told Xinhua. Royal Brunei Airlines to launch direct flight to Beijing Daxing in Oct...Jump to post
By the look of it, CI and StarLux are now working together to poach staff from BR since the latter has been operating A321 for long time. At the same time StarLux also poached a lot of pilot and cabin crew from BR before and during recent BR strike. They also benefitted from previous TransAsia staff...Jump to post
This thread needs a photo.
Source: http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairl ... d=00007371
VT-JEW - 35164 - Stored - Impounded Amsterdam Any word on what will happen to this frame? It must be really racking up the parking fees by now. I remember about a decade ago an impounded 747F actually being dismantled on the spot after sitting idle for a looong time. Not that this will happen to th...Jump to post
I am surprised the retrofitting took so fast. Those seats looks comfy.... The Icelandair staff is already accumstomed to that. The FOXTROTT INDIA WHISKY has often been in service as a cruise jet lately, ia. at Captains Choice, Abercrombie & Kent and in the spring of this year already as "A...Jump to post
Excuse me, but do you have any idea in what sense (or meaning), Mastercard used the term "overnight international visitors"??? Mastercard defines "overnight international visitors" as a person who visits his or her destination and stays at least one night and is not a resident o...Jump to post
Th delivery plan for 2020 is 9 b789 and 5 a359 789 fleet will be 15 which is very strong I think some of 333 will take the role of retired 332s In btw, 5 owned a332 ers had cabin refurbishment in the past 2 years so i assume they will stay for a good 5-6 years What about 3 recently leased 333 (loj-...Jump to post
Edited/Revised form of my below message: Yes two of these frames are TC-LNA & LNB (as already mentioned). The other three should be the TC-JIL / JIM / JIN leased from Jet AW of India since a long long time but with the present status of Jet AW, I wonder where they will end up. (They are no long...Jump to post
ERAU1 wrote:They were flying 747-300 as late as 2015/2016. I believe they were the mainstay of the fleet.
Gathered some information on the 747-4B5. Ex-Korean Air HL7472 Configuration: 16C 516Y Registration: 5N-DBK Delivery date: 25 July 2016 There are some delivery photo on their official webpage, showing the Korean pilot flying the aircraft into Kano. You can see they keep some of the KE J recliner sea...Jump to post
Uzbekistan Airways is putting up 18 aircraft for sale: 2 B757 (from 1999), 2 B767-300ER (from 2003-2004), 2 B767-300ER BCF (from 1996-1997), 7 IL-114-100 (from 1999-2013) and 7 IL-76TD (from 1982-1992). http://www.rusaviainsider.com/uzbekistan-airways-sell-off-older-aircraft/ 767 are PW powered, not...Jump to post
Latest movements (courtesy of skyliner-aviation.de): Airbus A340-642 765 G-VYOU Virgin Atlantic ferried 23 Aug 2019 LGW-BOH, titles removed 01sep19, ex F-WWCK G-YVOU arriving into BOH for future storage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeMZpMkBYQQ 9H-PGS previously with Etihad, was at BOH as well. ...Jump to post
Hei Julius, I never heard this (also never flew to China). Is the info clearly visible when booking flights to/from/within China? This is all public info. One's allowed two powerbanks if it's below 10,000 mAh, if it's between 10,000 and 16,000 mAh it needs airline approval, and anything above this ...Jump to post
Hi flighuk, There are numerous thread on the same topic. Here are some: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1392917&p=20367741&hilit=Malaysia+Airlines+A380#p20367741 https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1412751&p=21088373&hilit=Malaysia+Airlines...Jump to post
Aigle Azur’s CEO announces resignation; airline’s booking engine closed from 10 September https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/aigle-azur/ceo-announces-resignation-airline-booking-engine-closed-from-10-september/ French Carrier Aigle Azur Files for Bankruptcy https://airlinegeeks.com/2019/09/04/frenc...Jump to post
Despite warning not to turn the thread into DL, some forum members are adamant. Henceforth this thread will be locked.Jump to post
In my experience, China polices and emphasises not putting batteries/powerbanks in the hold and not using powerbanks in-flight more strongly than most other countries. For example, every powerbank is examined as you go through the security checkpoints, I don't see this elsewhere in the world. I'm g...Jump to post
Update 4 Sept 2019:
Airbus A340 -313 302 YA-KMU Kam Air first in svc 31aug19 KBL- MZR-KBL ex N302FH
Source: https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... own/DODHgR
Ex-Iberia EC-HDQ and Philippines Airlines RP-C3435 20 years old A343 return to service.
Last one to AirAsia has been delivered Airbus A320 -216 9130 9M-RAT AirAsia delivery 30-31aug19 TLS-ASB-KUL And Delta has taken 2 A321ceos in two days Airbus A321 -211 9125 N394DX Delta Air Lines delivery 29aug19 BFM-MCI Airbus A321 -211 9126 N395DZ Delta Air Lines delivery 30aug19 BFM-MCI Last A32...Jump to post
They have bite off more than what they can chew. They should have established a solid, consistent short haul market, before thinking of venturing into long haul market. With every other premium carrier throwing out promo fares every other days with shocking price tag, coupled with bonds and debt to ...Jump to post
Two more 747-400 return to the skies. B747-422 24363 740 EP-MNB Mahan Air 2nd air-test IKA-MHD-IKA 31aug19 prior return to svc ex EK74763 B747-422 28812 1207 N480MC Atlas Air delivery 29aug19 HKG-IAH ex N119UA Source: https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=3 Good to see more Qu...Jump to post
Worth noting, Lion Air is the only airline that maximise the max capacity allowed for A330. They have 440 configuration in both A330ceo and A330neo. According to Simple Flying , Lions' A330neos have "only" 436 passenger seats. However, according to FlightGlobal , Cebu Pacific will beat th...Jump to post
Only AAX and Cebu Pacific have been willing to put 3-3-3 into a 330. Lion Air have been configuring all its A330-300s and -900s with all-economy 3-3-3 seats. Some of the Philippine Airlines' A330 also have 3-3-3 seat configuration. Worth noting, Lion Air is the only airline that maximise the max ca...Jump to post
AIB skipped about 300 numbers, just to celebrate the 10000MSN faster an sooner https://www.planespotters.net/production-list/Airbus/A320Family?p=183 Yes and no. Airbus production line allocation differs to those of Boeing. For Airbus, they will allocate certain production number once the owner paid...Jump to post
As it is part of the discussion: The delivery flight for the second A330-900 Neo to AirAsia X is ongoing. The jet has just reached the Bengal sea on the way to Indonesia. https://www.flightradar24.com/TAX1901/21ea72d4 So only 74 A330-900 Neo to be delivered. Thanks for the delivery update. A minor ...Jump to post
Hi all, please stay on topic.
This thread is about JetBlue, not Delta.
AirAsia Group currently has six short haul subsidiaries and two long haul subsidiaries. Short Haul 1. AirAsia Malaysia 2. Thai AirAsia 3. AirAsia India 4. AirAsia Japan 5. Philippines AirAsia 6. Indonesia AirAsia Long Haul 1. AirAsia X Malaysia 2. Thai AirAsia X PT AirAsia Indonesia Extra which used...Jump to post
Update 30 Aug 2019:
Airbus A330-343 1205 A6-AFD Etihad Airways ferried 29aug19 AUH-LETL for onward storage ex F-WWKN
Source: https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=2
Now hitting international news portal: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-air-china-comac/air-china-to-buy-35-arj21-aircraft-for-133-billion-from-comac-idUSKCN1VK139 Now it has a total of 185 gross order. China Eastern Airlines- 35 China Southern Airlines- 35 Air China- 35 Chengdu Airlines- 30 Urumq...Jump to post
Sorry to bring up an old thread, here are some pictures of the scrapping of Luzair CS-TMP L-1011-385-3 TriStar 500, sinking process and her current state: http://derbosoft.proboards.com/thread/31712/aqaba-jordan-cruise-port-24 http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-08/27/c_138340478.htm http://www.gl...Jump to post
Fyi, a first photo (https://twitter.com/Robby7531/status/1167121052876660738) of the birds gathered so far yesterday night at Toulouse Aeroscopia Museum. The last ATR should join today and the museum tarmac be closed again for a while, until a new lady shall be granted to the Museum by Airbus (one ...Jump to post
I'm pretty sure one has been delivered to Thai AirAsia X? I know that this may sound confusing - Thai Airasia X leased two A339s that were WoW ntu's directly from the lessor. They did not come off the Airasia X order book. I believe Airasia X is waiting for the 251t variant before their A339 delive...Jump to post
They may have found her: https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/9814184/a ... skull-dna/
National Geographic has a dedicated website for the expedition: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/cult ... xpedition/