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by juliuswong
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour SAS take over 4 stored Hong Kong Airlines A330-343E?
Replies: 18
Views: 4127

Re: RUMOUR.SAS take over4stored Hong Kong AirlinesA330-343E?

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 ...

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by juliuswong
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 50788

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

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...

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by juliuswong
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 50788

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

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...

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by juliuswong
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 50788

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://www.instagram.com/p/B2WtTTmBS4D ... 0cipvcv0gx

Pretty sure this is not the "real" 9000th, they must have skipped few MSN number in between.
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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.

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by juliuswong
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca's Chairman: The airline is broke
Replies: 69
Views: 13036

Re: Avianca's Chairman: The airline is broke

"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...

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by juliuswong
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 907
Views: 373495

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

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...

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by juliuswong
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1796
Views: 188622

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

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...

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by juliuswong
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019
Replies: 144
Views: 41373

Re: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019

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 ...

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by juliuswong
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aigle Azur will go into receivership
Replies: 106
Views: 19228

Re: Updated: Aigle Azur will go into receivership

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 -...

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by juliuswong
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 50788

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

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...

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by juliuswong
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 In-Service Thread - 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 15571

Re: 787 In-Service Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/v8-dla
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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://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/v8-dla

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by juliuswong
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Brunei Airlines to launch daily nonstop BWN-LHR service starting from Oct 28, with DXB-LHR to be dropped
Replies: 54
Views: 16510

Re: Royal Brunei Airlines to launch daily nonstop BWN-LHR service starting from Oct 28, with DXB-LHR to be dropped

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...

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by juliuswong
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PKX (Beijing Daxing) Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 93
Views: 16486

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

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...

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by juliuswong
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Starlux announces first flight date and routes
Replies: 13
Views: 3076

Re: Starlux announces first flight date and routes

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...

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by juliuswong
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1796
Views: 188622

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

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...

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by juliuswong
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair's TF-FIW converted to temporary cruise-jet
Replies: 18
Views: 5511

Re: Icelandair's TF-FIW converted to temporary cruise-jet

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...

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by juliuswong
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 96
Views: 9442

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

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...

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by juliuswong
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 96
Views: 9442

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

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-...

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by juliuswong
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 96
Views: 9442

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

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...

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by juliuswong
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 with 550 onboard hard landing in Nigeria
Replies: 38
Views: 17917

Re: B747 with 550 onboard hard landing in Nigeria

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... -with-400s
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ERAU1 wrote:
They were flying 747-300 as late as 2015/2016. I believe they were the mainstay of the fleet.

Yes indeed. They had four ex-JL B747-346. They started phasing out B747-300 in mid 2016.

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... -with-400s

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by juliuswong
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 with 550 onboard hard landing in Nigeria
Replies: 38
Views: 17917

Re: B747 with 550 onboard crash lands in Nigeria

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...

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by juliuswong
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019
Replies: 292
Views: 55541

Re: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019

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...

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by juliuswong
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019
Replies: 144
Views: 41373

Re: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019

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. ...

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by juliuswong
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Powerbank causes fire on China Eastern A320neo MU2809 NKG-XMN
Replies: 22
Views: 6150

Re: Powerbank causes fire on China Eastern A320neo MU2809 NKG-XMN

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 ...

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by juliuswong
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's up with Malaysia Airlines's A380s?
Replies: 22
Views: 2059

Re: Malaysian Airlines A380's

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...

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by juliuswong
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aigle Azur will go into receivership
Replies: 106
Views: 19228

Re: Updated: Aigle Azur will go into receivership

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...

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by juliuswong
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Inflight magazines, brochures
Replies: 2
Views: 653

Re: Inflight magazines, brochures

Impressive collection. I have some extra Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Royal Brunei, Malindo, and some other Asian airlines. Let me know if you want some. I will check out the postal fee on it. :)

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by juliuswong
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1
Replies: 164
Views: 21556

Re: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1

Despite warning not to turn the thread into DL, some forum members are adamant. Henceforth this thread will be locked.

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by juliuswong
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Powerbank causes fire on China Eastern A320neo MU2809 NKG-XMN
Replies: 22
Views: 6150

Re: Powerbank causes fire on China Eastern A320neo MU2809 NKG-XMN

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...

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by juliuswong
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019
Replies: 144
Views: 41373

Re: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019

https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... own/DODHgR

Ex-Iberia EC-HDQ and Philippines Airlines RP-C3435 20 years old A343 return to service.
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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.

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by juliuswong
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320ceo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 14606

Re: Airbus A320ceo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

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...

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by juliuswong
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines in huge financial trouble
Replies: 154
Views: 51859

Re: Asiana Airlines in huge financial trouble

Not sure if the merger of OZ and KE is the best idea, resulting in creating monopolistic environment. Korean being ethnocentric would prefer their own airlines as opposed to foreign airlines.

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by juliuswong
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Norwegian offers bondholders security (LGW slots) in exchange for amended bond maturities
Replies: 134
Views: 3233

Re: Norwegian Air Fights for Survival

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 ...

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by juliuswong
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 19241

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread 2019

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...

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by juliuswong
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's
Replies: 94
Views: 16198

Re: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's

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...

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by juliuswong
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's
Replies: 94
Views: 16198

Re: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's

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...

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by juliuswong
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is switching A320 Family MSNs from 9300 to 10000
Replies: 12
Views: 4544

Re: Airbus is switching A320 Family MSNs from 9300 to 10000

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...

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by juliuswong
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's
Replies: 94
Views: 16198

Re: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's

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 ...

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by juliuswong
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1
Replies: 164
Views: 21556

Re: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1

Hi all, please stay on topic.

This thread is about JetBlue, not Delta.

Thanks!

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by juliuswong
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's
Replies: 94
Views: 16198

Re: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's

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...

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by juliuswong
Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019
Replies: 144
Views: 41373

Re: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=2
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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

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by juliuswong
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CN3 order 105 ARJ21s from COMAC
Replies: 34
Views: 5384

Re: CN3 order 105 ARJ21s from COMAC

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...

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by juliuswong
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where did the L-1011 in Aqaba, Jordan go to?
Replies: 6
Views: 2976

Re: Where did the L-1011 in Aqaba, Jordan go to?

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...

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by juliuswong
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019
Replies: 144
Views: 41373

Re: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019

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 ...

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by juliuswong
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's
Replies: 94
Views: 16198

Re: AirAsia to firm up A330neos + A321xlr order/conversion

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...

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by juliuswong
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Titanic discoverer to search for Amelia Earhart plane
Replies: 43
Views: 5798

Re: Titanic discoverer to search for Amelia Earhart plane

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/
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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/

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by juliuswong
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019
Replies: 144
Views: 41373

Re: A330 and A340 Write-off/Retirement/Scrap Thread - 2019

Update 3rd April 2019: A330-243 MSN 451 9H-CLX Comlux Aviation Malta ferried 31 March 2019 IND-CHR after VIP-config ex F-WJKG Source: https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=2 Finally she made her appearance after being in cabin outfitting since July 2015 at IND! Bunch of her t...

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by juliuswong
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 183
Views: 42180

Re: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

Are there other 747 orders in the works at this time? A backlog of 20 would be gone in 3 years at 6.5 per year. Not to derail the topic, to answer your question, based on Randy's interview at MAKS 2019 just yesterday, Boeing's focus, apart from getting MAX up in the air again, will be on B777-X mov...

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by juliuswong
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China A330 fire @ Beijing Airport
Replies: 44
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Re: Air China A330 fire @ Beijing Airport

Looking at those images, it's definitely game over. I'm glad everyone was not near or onboard at the time of this incident. Apparently the boarding was on-going when the crew spotted the smoke coming up from belly. Around 100 passengers were already boarded, when evacuation was initiated. Glad that...

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