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by DABYT
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest 727 routes by type
Replies: 27
Views: 3481

Re: Longest 727 routes by type

I think the longest non-stop route LH used their 727-200 Adv. on was FRA-TLV. Must be around 1830mi

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by DABYT
Fri May 31, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH D-ABVU (B744) hard landing at PHL
Replies: 24
Views: 9037

Re: LH D-AVBU (B744) hard landing at PHL

Small typo in the title: it’s D-ABVU.

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by DABYT
Wed May 01, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina prepares to say good bye to its last operational F-28
Replies: 32
Views: 5773

Re: Argentina prepares to say good bye to its last operational F-28

:o did it land in Antartica? Would be nice to see a photo of that. In 1973 T-01 landed in Marambio Base Antarctica: https://i.imgur.com/VdoCHwB_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium https://i.imgur.com/Wp4ARz8_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium https://i.imgur.c...

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by DABYT
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR to cancel all flights tomorrow Apr, 30th
Replies: 28
Views: 11259

Re: AR to cancel all flights tomorrow Apr, 30th

Curious about AA's situation. Supposed to fly MIA-EZE tonight. I suppose your flight will be canceled. And you don’t want to arrive during a national strike. Nothing’s going to work tomorrow: no buses, no trains, banks closed, road blocks... LH has already cancelled their daily flight from FRA so I...

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by DABYT
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are UA´s 777-300ER designated as 777-322ERs?
Replies: 71
Views: 12863

Re: Why are UA´s 777-300ER designated as 777-322ERs?

So they might have decided to "brandmark" the aircraft with the customer code, so everyone could later find out to whom an aircraft belonged or who got it delivered initially? In reality, all it tells you is who originally ordered the plane. Plenty got built for customer A but delivered t...

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by DABYT
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Insults between controller and pilot after near miss
Replies: 83
Views: 20417

Re: Insults between controller and pilot after runway incursion

"CDTMYLPQTRMP" Could I kindly ask someone "In the know" what this means? Sorry I'm not up on the latest lingo, but I would like to know this "inside joke" nonetheless. I bet I'm not the only one... Well, there we go: La Concha De Tu Madre Y La Puta Que Te Re Mil Parió ...

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goosebayguy wrote:
a good write up of the problems so far.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/dest ... t-opening/

behind paywall...

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by DABYT
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Luftwaffe A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019-2022
Replies: 16
Views: 5774

Re: Luftwaffe A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019-2022

German website spiegelonline.de reports the 3 aircraft alone will cost about 640m euros. Plus 288m for VIP cabin and 229m for LAIRCM

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by DABYT
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 223
Views: 26633

Re: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread

SQ773 wrote:
So, the feeling of seeing then 3 or 4 difefrent tones is just an optical effect, right?

Yep, correct

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by DABYT
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 223
Views: 26633

Re: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread

Hi there ! I know that depending on the light, each deep blue color looks different on the tail, but still, I can see 3 different tones out there. Does anybody know which is going to be the definitive blue? The original from D-ABVA ( 748i ), the one from D-ABVM ( 744 ), the one from D-AIMD ( 380 )....

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by DABYT
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 680
Views: 170945

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

must be quite a sight to follow all the hundreds of aircraft relocating to the new airport over the next two days... wishing everyone on the ground and in the air ALL THE BEST for the big-bang move... very historical moments! Very few aircraft will be moved. The way the schedules are built they dep...

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by DABYT
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa returns to the MUC-GRU market
Replies: 10
Views: 2196

Re: Lufthansa returns to the MUC-GRU market

On the footsteps of LATAM's cancellation of its proposed GRU-MUC service, Lufthansa announced that is returning to the MUC-GRU-MUC market eff 2/1/19, 3x weekly with the A350-900. Lufhansa cancelled the service in the thick of the Brazilian economic downturn, in 2015 . Back then, it used to be daily...

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by DABYT
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread 2019
Replies: 65
Views: 15635

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

Before they're all gone, I want to fly on the upper deck of a 747. Considering I'm based in Ontario, Canada, what would be my best option for doing so? KLM to AMS? The goal is to keep costs to a minimum because my only goal is the flight, not the destination. So the cheaper, shorter option would be...

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by DABYT
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL mishap @ EZE
Replies: 12
Views: 3916

Re: LEVEL mishap @ EZE

Why would anyone open the door so early? As far as I see the aircraft didn’t even reach the final parking position. Any info on what happened exactly?

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by DABYT
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 151
Views: 31181

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

ExpatVet wrote:
anshabhi wrote:
Not happening. State carriers never close


Malév, Sabena, and Swiss would like a word.


Pluna, too

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by DABYT
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hydraulic fluid leak forces airport closure @ EZE
Replies: 10
Views: 1540

Re: Hydraulic fluid leak forces airport closure @ EZE

Spotters at ASU must have had a great time with a B748 on the ground ASU has seen LHs 748 several times in the last years due to diversions. Mainly because of bad weather in EZE. https://aeronauticapydotcom.files.wordpress.com/2018/12/LRM_EXPORT_54594742225483_20181217_115014320.jpg https://aeronau...

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by DABYT
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hydraulic fluid leak forces airport closure @ EZE
Replies: 10
Views: 1540

Re: Hydraulic fluid leak forces airport closure @ EZE

Thanks for the info. I was already wondering why LH510 was diverted to Asunción today.

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by DABYT
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iranian 747 tail tips in Doha
Replies: 35
Views: 9812

Re: Iranian 747 tail tips in Doha

LDRA wrote:
This has to be a write-off


Why does this have to be a write-off?

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by DABYT
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 146
Views: 36470

Re: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/royalscottking/stat ... 13538?s=20


Is that UPS‘s eleventh 748? Can anyone confirm this?


It's the tenth frame.


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dcs921 wrote:
DABYT wrote:
qf789 wrote:
UPS 748F N614UP returns to PAE after painting at PDX

https://twitter.com/royalscottking/stat ... 13538?s=20


Is that UPS‘s eleventh 748? Can anyone confirm this?


It's the tenth frame.


Thank you

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by DABYT
Sun Mar 03, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 146
Views: 36470

Re: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/royalscottking/stat ... 13538?s=20


Is that UPS‘s eleventh 748? Can anyone confirm this?
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qf789 wrote:
UPS 748F N614UP returns to PAE after painting at PDX

Image

https://twitter.com/royalscottking/stat ... 13538?s=20


Is that UPS‘s eleventh 748? Can anyone confirm this?

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by DABYT
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Fleet Thread - 2019
Replies: 153
Views: 30314

Re: Lufthansa Fleet Thread 2019

Looks like the "Die Maus" A321 (D-AIRY) is now on repainting in MLA. Will they save the famous mouse? Yes, a modified one. https://mobile.twitter.com/i/web/status/1100052492338061319 Now with mouse and elephant on fuselage and wing https://mobile.twitter.com/lufthansaNews/status/110068818...

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by DABYT
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Possible Lufthansa 787 routes
Replies: 31
Views: 5034

Re: Possible Lufthansa 787 routes

caliboy93 wrote:
So Lufthansa is on the verge of a bulk 787 order from Boeing

Pure nonsense!!! Until now there is no such order nor has anyone said there will be an order!

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by DABYT
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 234
Views: 50678

Re: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA

Thanks for the update, N14AZ!

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by DABYT
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 223
Views: 26633

Re: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread

Just an update on the types that can be seen in the new livery:

A388


B748

B744

A346

A359

A333

A321

A320neo

A320

A319

CRJ900

MD-11


Still missing: A343, B777, E190, E195

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by DABYT
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH uses the 744 for the last time on FRA-IKA route
Replies: 16
Views: 5467

Re: LH uses the 744 for the last time on FRA-IKA route

blacksoviet wrote:
Will the final switch be to A343 or A346?


It will be A343

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by DABYT
Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which airlines abandoned Frankfurt?
Replies: 64
Views: 4962

Re: Which airlines abandoned Frankfurt?

Philippine Airlines

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by DABYT
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 223
Views: 26633

Re: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread

First A380 in her new coat:

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by DABYT
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting
Replies: 24
Views: 4497

Re: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting

trijetsonly wrote:
(...)
Edit: the retro 747-8 was quicker in answering.


Hahaha :lol:

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by DABYT
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting
Replies: 24
Views: 4497

Re: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting

Chancellor's new flight. Doesn't the German Air Force have a backup plane so she didn't have to fly on a regular IB flight? Yes, they have an identical back up aircraft, another A343, that was even flown into Cologne last night to pick her up. Problem was duty time for both crews. After landing in ...

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by DABYT
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting
Replies: 24
Views: 4497

Re: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting

Ezeiza features a nice line-up of 747's today. Alongside LH's daily 748 you can see 747's from Saudia, Air India and South Korea already. Turkey's president Erdogan has also arrived with his new toy: https://images.scribblelive.com/2018/11/29/9f8ddba4-2f27-4aa1-932c-3ccee8937a6f_800.jpg XI Jinping'...

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by DABYT
Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting
Replies: 24
Views: 4497

Re: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting

Ezeiza features a nice line-up of 747's today. Alongside LH's daily 748 you can see 747's from Saudia, Air India and South Korea already. Turkey's president Erdogan has also arrived with his new toy: https://images.scribblelive.com/2018/11/29/9f8ddba4-2f27-4aa1-932c-3ccee8937a6f_800.jpg

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by DABYT
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas no cash flow
Replies: 32
Views: 5475

Re: Aerolineas Argentinas no cash flow

Aerolineas' CEO has described the scenario pretty bad. The company has no money to pay wages and thus needs the State to add more investment to the national project. All flights suspended for November the 26th. http://en.mercopress.com/2018/11/24/labour-strike-grounds-all-aerolineas-argentinas-flig...

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by DABYT
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to halve its A380 fleet
Replies: 254
Views: 48978

Re: Air France will half it's A380 fleet

Strato2 wrote:
Well it would have fitted their LCC image together with the horrible 77W. The 748 also provides a sub-par passenger "experience".

Says who???

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by DABYT
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting
Replies: 24
Views: 4497

Re: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting

dcajet wrote:
Info is not correct. Most aircraft will operate from EZE and one of the runways is being closed down so all aircraft can be parked there....

Thanks, that makes more sense.

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by DABYT
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cargo in the hold during Christmas holidays
Replies: 5
Views: 1583

Re: Cargo in the hold during Christmas holidays

LH Cargo usually parks some aircraft between christmas and new year due to lower demand.

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by DABYT
Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting
Replies: 24
Views: 4497

Re: Buenos Aires Airports to be under heavy operational restrictions during G20 Meeting

As the city is being prepared for the G20 i’m wondering how they will accommodate all the official aircraft at Aeroparque. The airport is pretty small, there’s not much space and RWY 13/31 is only 2.100m long. Today’s edition of argentina’s “La Nacion” is reporting that all participants aircraft wil...

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by DABYT
Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Oldest flying passenger airliners
Replies: 27
Views: 5355

Re: Oldest flying passenger airliners

Hello, because of this thread I was curious about the theme and did some "research", this time only for the 737 classic, latter I will do it for other models. I compared information from 3 websites and did some digging around the web and got some results. Before I show you what I´ve got l...

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by DABYT
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to Monastir in the 80s
Replies: 5
Views: 1573

Re: Lufthansa to Monastir in the 80s

I don't have any exact data but it seems they started servicing MIR in the 70s already. Here's a pic of D-ABFI at MIR in october 1978:

Image

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by DABYT
Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH FRA - PNQ in an A319?!
Replies: 4
Views: 928

Re: LH FRA - PNQ in an A319?!

You might find some answers here:
https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1402445&p=20788841

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by DABYT
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 223
Views: 26633

Re: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread

The first A380 to receive the new livery has arrived at CAN as LH9861 from MUC. The aircraft is D-AIMD

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by DABYT
Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa looking at buying 20 A350 or 787 according to Bloomberg
Replies: 171
Views: 29241

Re: Lufthansa looking at buying 20 A350 or 787 according to Bloomberg

I don't buy the "LH technik is an advantage line." Considering that some competitor airlines send lots of their maintenance to third world countries, paying for maintenance in Germany must be unbelievably expensive for them. Lets face it: LH is a quasi-subsidized, too-big-to-fail, Euro me...

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by DABYT
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas and the 747 in the 70's and 80's
Replies: 36
Views: 4712

Re: Aerolineas Argentinas and the 747 in the 70's and 80's

They flew them into FRA in the 80's, too

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by DABYT
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two aircraft tried to use same runway the same time in Khartoum
Replies: 5
Views: 1696

Re: Two aircraft tried to use same runway the same time in Khartoum

Airport is closed. No casualties reported as of yet. Apparently both aircraft are operated by Sudanese Airforce.

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by DABYT
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on Austrian rebranding?
Replies: 5
Views: 1749

Re: Update on Austrian rebranding?

As far as I know it was planned to have 18 aircraft painted in the new colors until summer 2019. For the whole fleet it was estimated to take 7 years to apply the new livery. Not sure if they’ll keep up with that schedule...

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by DABYT
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways to Order New Airbus Airplanes
Replies: 19
Views: 7178

Re: Kuwait Airways to Order New Airbus Airplanes

rj777 wrote:
When did Kuwait change their livery?

The first aircraft featuring the new livery was their first 777-300ER in october 2016.

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by DABYT
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 234
Views: 50678

Re: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA

Any news on D-AIFA? Where at FRA is she parked? As she won’t return to service I wonder if part out and scrapping has begun.

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by DABYT
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 223
Views: 26633

Re: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread

SXDFC wrote:
Any idea when the 777F will get the new livery?

I guess the first 777F in the new colors will be factory new D-ALFF. Delivery will be in February next year.

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by DABYT
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 223
Views: 26633

Re: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread

So these are the types that can be seen in the new livery:

B748


B744

A346

A359

A333

A321

A320neo

A320

CRJ900

MD-11


Still missing: A380, A343, A319, B777, E190, E195

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by DABYT
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How many Boeing/Airbus aircraft are bought outright new?
Replies: 3
Views: 1308

Re: How many Boeing/Airbus aircraft are bought outright new?

As of 2017 the majority of the LH group fleet is owned by the group. For example, the 32 B747 and 14 A380 are owned by LH. Source and more info: LUFTHANSA GROUP ANNUAL REPORT 2017, page 21 https://investor-relations.lufthansagroup.com/fileadmin/downloads/en/financial-reports/annual-reports/LH-AR-201...

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by DABYT
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B727 Cargo Airlines?
Replies: 43
Views: 4056

Re: B727 Cargo Airlines?

LAS Cargo from Colombia operates a small fleet of 727

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnxyS5b0ftg

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