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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: 1496

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: 1565

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: 6851

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
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc Boeing 747 Farewell | Another 747 out from Skies
Replies: 27
Views: 6295

Re: Royal Air Maroc Boeing 747 Farewell | Another 747 out from Skies

vorellanaj wrote:
NassAir wrote:
MaxAir is 100% Charter company i guess.
GA was maybe the last regular 744 in Africa ...


Take care with IATA codes, GA is Garuda Indonesia .

He’s referring to the aircraft: CN-RGA. Not the airline.

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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: 206
Views: 40731

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: 107
Views: 16535

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: 107
Views: 16535

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: 1034

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: 3530

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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res77W wrote:
“Beautifully simple” design now on A333 as well. Can’t quite make out the registration, looks like D-AIKO or AIKQ.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BnJ7zNMgO-o ... 482zir73r3

-Rowen

It's D-AIKO

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by DABYT
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th
Replies: 48
Views: 13993

Re: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th

She’s finally up in the air on her way to FRA as LH9871

http://fr24.com/DLH9871/1da65f76

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by DABYT
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th
Replies: 48
Views: 13993

Re: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th

@dcajet, absolutely amazing the report you´re doing from EZE. From the moment I read the first post, I followed up all the details as if the engine was for my car ! Mil gracias ! Thanks for sharing :thumbsup: :thumbsup: And the funny thing is that I am in San Francisco, CA, not Buenos Aires! Goes t...

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by DABYT
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th
Replies: 48
Views: 13993

Re: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th

D-AALJ is on its way from FRA to VCP as LH8250 right now. Seems they'll keep the normal routing. It appears the flight went straight on to EZE. They may have done a re-dispatch once in flight, but it is showing up as "diverted to EZE". It appears they are skipping MVD today and going from...

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by DABYT
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th
Replies: 48
Views: 13993

Re: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th

codc10 wrote:
I do not believe the 748 can '5th-pod'. There's not enough ground clearance for the GEnx motor.


The 747-8 is not certified for carrying a 5th pod. And LH's 747-8i don't have a reinforced wing with attachment point for a 5-th pod.

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by DABYT
Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th
Replies: 48
Views: 13993

Re: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th

D-AALJ is on its way from FRA to VCP as LH8250 right now. Seems they'll keep the normal routing.

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by DABYT
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th
Replies: 48
Views: 13993

Re: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th

Thanks for all the details. So that was a quite expensive adventure. One week grounded and engine transport....

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by DABYT
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th
Replies: 48
Views: 13993

Re: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th

Speaking of D-ABYP and Ezeiza i'll post the following video which shows exactly that: D-ABYP @Ezeiza! I know it's not directly related to this threads topic but i think it's worth watching anyways:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HV8fljR8MKs

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by DABYT
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th
Replies: 48
Views: 13993

Re: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th

Any news on what exactly happened? 3 days and counting... As of 5PM ART this evening, D-ABYP is being worked on @ AR's engineering base, Hangar # 3. Picture on this link. https://desdeelpatioblog.com/2018/08/17/lufthansa-con-problemas-en-uno-de-sus-aviones/ Thanks a lot for the info, very much appr...

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by DABYT
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th
Replies: 48
Views: 13993

Re: LH 748 D-ABYP grounded @ EZE since Aug. 17th

Any news on what exactly happened? 3 days and counting...

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by DABYT
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 431
Views: 93854

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

Here is a link to a drone video I made from the United 747s stored at Tupelo. Yes yes I had full permission from everyone and went through an intense process to get access with the drone. Im not the best with drone video, but thought the angles of the greatest plane ever made was worth sharing! htt...

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by DABYT
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 107
Views: 16535

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

Does anybody know why parts of the engine pylons are not painted white?

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by DABYT
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 107
Views: 16535

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

Lilienthal wrote:
DABYT wrote:
AirbusOnly wrote:
D-AIHD arrived at Malta on Monday morning for maintenance. Maybe she will get the new colours now too.

Next A346 to receive the new livery seems to be D-AIHH in October.



Do you know when the first A380 is due?


D-AIMB in October
D-AIMC in November
D-AIMD in December
D-AIMG in January next year

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by DABYT
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 107
Views: 16535

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

AirbusOnly wrote:
D-AIHD arrived at Malta on Monday morning for maintenance. Maybe she will get the new colours now too.

Next A346 to receive the new livery seems to be D-AIHH in October.

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by DABYT
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 107
Views: 16535

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

Another video in good quality: https://youtu.be/crmgGJ9zgrs

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by DABYT
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 107
Views: 16535

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

aemoreira1981 wrote:
What's the registration?

It’s D-AIHI

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by DABYT
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Round Headhouses
Replies: 32
Views: 2391

Re: Round Headhouses

FRA Terminal 1 - gates at Concourse B

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by DABYT
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH in Australia?
Replies: 6
Views: 1201

Re: LH in Australia?

In the seventies LH690 was operated with DC-10. They flew FRA - BOM - SIN - CGK - SYD - MEL

Here’s an excerpt from LH’s 1975 timetable:
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by DABYT
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 155
Views: 31822

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

... Is it any good or does it add another horrible design into the era of bad liveries we are currently experiencing ? Could you please explain what "era of bad liveries" you are referring to? What is an "era of bad liveries"? Who decides that we are currently experiencing an &q...

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by DABYT
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Interested in Boeing MOM
Replies: 23
Views: 5244

Re: SQ Interested in Boeing MOM

SIA77W wrote:
....also good to note that SQ has exclusively operated widebodies in their fleet other than a brief period of time they operated the 757s years ago so it does not surprise me that they will probably not operate the MOM.

They were also operating 727 and 737 in the past.

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by DABYT
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AF, KL, LH or LX to DXB in J?
Replies: 11
Views: 972

Re: AF, KL, LH or LX to DXB in J?

When are you going to fly? Flights to DXB with LH are B744 still. So upper deck on the 744 is very nice and the LH J-product is not that bad as others suggest.

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by DABYT
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTA to Denpasar Bali in the late 1980s?
Replies: 46
Views: 4650

Re: UTA to Denpasar Bali in the late 1980s?

Thank you!! That's what I thought, a really impressive African network, with intra-African segments. I'm sure they had traffic rights on most of them, given France's excellent influence in its former colonies. What really surprises me, though, is Dakar-New York.... was this prior to RK (Air Afrique...

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by DABYT
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTA to Denpasar Bali in the late 1980s?
Replies: 46
Views: 4650

Re: UTA to Denpasar Bali in the late 1980s?

Here's the 1979 Africa route map:

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by DABYT
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTA to Denpasar Bali in the late 1980s?
Replies: 46
Views: 4650

Re: UTA to Denpasar Bali in the late 1980s?

Here’s a route map from their 1979 timetable which only shows Jakarta but no Denpasar. I doubt they actually flew into DPS before or after 1979. At least I couldn’t find anything...

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by DABYT
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH retiring most (or all?) A340-600?
Replies: 173
Views: 53977

Re: LH retiring most (or all?) A340-600?

shane wrote:
Looks like the last day of the A346 at SFO is Oct 26 after which they'll be sending the A380 from both FRA and MUC. Two LH A380s per day at SFO!

They won't send two A380. FRA - SFO will be A346.

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by DABYT
Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 Fleet Routes 2018-Details
Replies: 132
Views: 14762

Re: B747 Fleet Routes 2018-Details

How long do you all think the 747 will be around? secondly, are we talking passenger only? I see no cargo airlines in this trend. Cargolux operates a few 747's as does Emirates Sky Cargo, Etihad Crystal Cargo, Lufthansa Cargo, China Airlines Cargo, etc,, third, when did Asiana stop flying the 747 t...

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by DABYT
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How long until we see flat seat in premium Econ?
Replies: 27
Views: 2733

Re: How long until we see flat seat in premium Econ?

All right. That's the first time I've heard of seperate seats for regular and premium economy, usually they're in the same seats. In the picture below you can see both types of LH seats, economy and premium economy. They are very different in dimensions and comfort. https://www.travelbook.de/data/u...

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by DABYT
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 1:400 United Airlines model collection
Replies: 2
Views: 591

Re: 1:400 United Airlines model collection

That's a pretty amazing collection you have!!! Very nice!

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by DABYT
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL operating with one of IBERIA's A332 today
Replies: 5
Views: 2239

Re: LEVEL operating with one of IBERIA's A332 today

r2rho wrote:
Is legroom on Level's A330's tighter than on IB? Or do they only gain the additional seats by removing J?

Never flown Level but as far as i know seatpitch in economy is 30, Iberia 31.

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by DABYT
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming operators of Airbus A350-1000XWB
Replies: 111
Views: 21351

Re: Upcoming operators of Airbus A350-1000XWB

Iberia seems to be playing cheap with their high density A350-900, hopefully they'll still get A350-1000s or even (dare I say) A380s. I don't see how SAA is going to acquire anything anytime soon. Armchair CEO me says there's a good chance KE and AF get some. KE because they'll replace their 77Ws a...

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by DABYT
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 Fleet Routes 2018-Details
Replies: 132
Views: 14762

Re: B747 Fleet Routes 2018-Details

Here is the LH 747 route map: http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=FRA-SEA%0D%0AFRA-JNB%0D%0AFRA-DEN%0D%0AFRA-KIX%0D%0AFRA-ICN%0D%0AFRA-GRU%0D%0AFRA-HND%0D%0AFRA-ORD%0D%0AFRA-BOS%0D%0AFRA-JFK%0D%0AFRA-EWR%0D%0AFRA-IAD%0D%0AFRA-MCO%0D%0AFRA-DXB%0D%0AFRA-YVR%0D%0AFRA-HKG%0D%0AFRA-YYZ%0D%0AFRA-PVG%0D%0AFRA-TH...

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by DABYT
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 Fleet Routes 2018-Details
Replies: 132
Views: 14762

Re: B747 Fleet Routes 2018-Details

Lufthansa - Lufthansa Frankfurt: Seattle 744 Rio de Janeiro 744 Mexico City 744 Johannesburg 744 Denver 744 Osaka 744 Seoul 744 Sao Paulo 748 Bueno Aires 748 Tokyo 748 Bengaluru 748 Chicago 748 Boston 748 New York (EWR) 748 New York (JFK) 748 Washington 748 Mumbai 748 Orlando 744 Tehran 744 Dubai 74...

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by DABYT
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2065
Views: 202180

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

Qatar Amiri Flight 747i BBJ A7-HHF has been delivered L/N1495, A7-HHF, PAE, just before departure to BSL, December 10th 2017 https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4578/38971900491_9e5f3d7713_c.jpg Original uploaded by royalscottking, see : https://www.flickr.com/photos/royalscottking/38971900491/ Aircraft ...

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by DABYT
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 Classic Search
Replies: 12
Views: 2766

Re: B747 Classic Search

Bonus question: which airport had this kind of stairs? If the documentary is editied chronologically, it must be a North American airport like Montreal, Toronto or New York. Where did the first Swissair B747s fly to? As far as i know in 1972 Swissair flew the 747 only to JFK. Either non-stop from Z...

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by DABYT
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 Classic Search
Replies: 12
Views: 2766

Re: B747 Classic Search

Maybe Swissair?

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by DABYT
Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa shows new Business Class seat
Replies: 71
Views: 22195

Re: Lufthansa shows new Business Class seat

Looks pretty nice to me!

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by DABYT
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LH to operate Boeing 747-400 roundtrips between Frankfurt and Berlin in November and December
Replies: 71
Views: 22645

Re: Lufthansa to operate 63 Boeing 747-400 roundtrips between Frankfurt and Berlin in November

why does LH not retrieve some 340-600's from retirement? These could be helping out free-ing up 744s for the Berlin Airlift 2.0 ;) Can imagine that the 340-600 would not be capable of serving TXL due to the sheer length of the frame. LH has already been serving TXL with A340-600 from MUC in october...

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