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Boof02671 wrote:
Company filed for a TRO and it was granted.

https://www.goiam.org/news/territories/ ... on-notice/


Wonder why.

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by Antarius
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Oman Air Uniform
Replies: 4
Views: 1253

Re: New Oman Air Uniform

I like it a lot.

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by Antarius
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1526
Views: 153095

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Also, the revival of Jet will hurt Ajit Singh more than anyone else. Not going to happen. More conspiracy theories just because you are devastated that the Indian electorate choose not follow your direction. If you want to constantly bring in your utter dislike for the current govt., it's leader, t...

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by Antarius
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?
Replies: 117
Views: 8308

Re: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?

airzim wrote:
Didn’t see mentioned anywhere yet, CO flew HOU-IAH for many years.


They did? They used to fly Ellington Field - IAH for a while, allowing those in the south east and south to easily connect to IAH. Didnt know about HOU.

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by Antarius
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?
Replies: 117
Views: 8308

Re: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?

Zortan wrote:
Cool! By crazy I mean something that doesn't really make much financial sense / weird routings, etc.


The one that got SMI/J fired from UA.

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by Antarius
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did the a380 plus get any orders, and if not, why?
Replies: 14
Views: 2029

Re: Did the a380 plus get any orders, and if not, why?

Pellegrine wrote:
Not sure exactly on other orders, but the 3 NH A380s are A380plus with the rear conventional staircase instead of the circular staircase.


The a380 plus was never built.

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by Antarius
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point
Replies: 59
Views: 8635

Re: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point

OK, it's Russia, but still. There are pictures. Maybe it was an Emotional Support Bear? A brown bear alert was raised early in the morning on June at the Yelizovo airport, the main gateway to spectacular Kamchatka peninsula with some of the world’s most beautiful volcanoes and glaciers. The beast w...

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by Antarius
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1526
Views: 153095

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

I think both EY and Adi are still in it incase the GOI does restructure Jet's debt. Even a diminished Jet has good value because you could basically get their BOM ops up and running pretty quickly (there is enough trained staff, caterers, systems etc) that can be leveraged. Because no one knows wha...

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by Antarius
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1526
Views: 153095

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

"We are interested but can't do it alone". Ha! I really don’t understand AdiGro. What’s really in it for them? They are eager to write a check without even knowing what the financial payback could be which makes no sense. Are they in for the free publicity? Probably not because the Indian...

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by Antarius
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects
Replies: 68
Views: 9562

Re: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects

*It was the last flight of the day *There was no one connecting out of PHL on that flight *Large amount of misconnects *Even with the late departure, the flight would still wind up arriving on time Everyone made the connection, and the plane left at 9:44pm instead of 9:10pm, and still managed to ar...

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by Antarius
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1526
Views: 153095

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

The banks are basically going to recover $0 that is ZERO. The banks and govt of Germany was able to sell of the pieces of Air Berlin (where Air Berlin wasn't even a player). The Indian banks achieved nothing other than a give away of slots to Spice. Great job? And once again selling the pieces is n...

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by Antarius
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1526
Views: 153095

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

You got to give the Government points for it brilliant strategy. First, it gives permission for banks to make a deal (so no one can blame the Government for its lack of effort), but at the same time it ensures that Jet is embroiled in various investigations so no one could reasonably invest without...

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by Antarius
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand drops tattoo ban.
Replies: 65
Views: 6495

Re: Air New Zealand drops tattoo ban.

Back to the topic, I think it's a terrible idea, my opinion of tattoos is that they are repulsive and form of self-harm. To which everyone is and should be entitled. You sign a disclaimer before getting a tattoo or piercing. Actually, what you wrote, that citizens should have a right to self-destru...

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by Antarius
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1526
Views: 153095

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

So I think the officially end is upon us.... End of the runway for Jet Airways as Etihad, Hinduja baulk Hinduja halts negotiations, Etihad shelves plan to increase its investment Abu Dhabi-based Etihad was earlier keen to save its investment in Jet Airways, but now that plan is on the back burner s...

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by Antarius
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand drops tattoo ban.
Replies: 65
Views: 6495

Re: Air New Zealand drops tattoo ban.

I don't think that statistic was specifically for flight attendants but a comparison of wages between men and women across all professional fields. Well even then he'd be wrong. Anyone who seriously believes there is a wage gap in the double digits has lost their marbles. The commonly cited sources...

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by Antarius
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1526
Views: 153095

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

... Indian airlines need better integration with alliances. A JV would be ideal. For a new Jet, UK, or any other Indian airline wanting excellent profits to North America. Lightsaber US3/EU3 unions won't allow JVs with airlines based out of low labor cost countries. Proof? Or want to go 0-fer even ...

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by Antarius
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hawaiian Residents Appear to Enjoy Having Southwest Competition
Replies: 38
Views: 5188

Re: Hawaiian Residents Appear to Enjoy Having Southwest Competition

If this is the case, the HA has nothing to worry about. So I dont understand why there is so much hate from some posters here. It's not like HA is being replaced. Competition is good for consumers. Because this is Airliners.net. If there is anything my my 5 months in Hawaii so far has shown me, the...

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by Antarius
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1526
Views: 153095

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

1. In the picture, the Aviation Minister looks like he hasn't slept in 5 days (and correct me if I am wrong, but does each of his eyes have a different color?) Maybe he works a lot. Are Ajay Sing and the Minister both Punjabis? 2. What is it with corporate honchos, politicians and actors, all tryin...

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by Antarius
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR-CHS: How's it doing?
Replies: 61
Views: 14071

Re: LHR-CHS: How's it doing?

SuseJ772 wrote:
It amazes me that CHS goes via LHR but TPA goes via LGW. Nothing against CHS but I would have thought TPA would have a higher premium market than CHS.


It's not just premium market, its O&D vs connections. LHR is O&D and connecting in London while LGW is significantly more O&D.

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by Antarius
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?
Replies: 161
Views: 23159

Re: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?

I think we need to keep things real here guys - a 6 tonne MTOW bump for the 78X radically improves its payload / range capability and is a technical marvel in its own right which any aviation fan of any persuasion should and I'm sure is very impressed by. It is fantastic. What it is not is enough t...

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by Antarius
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Increasing Mainline Service From ORD
Replies: 28
Views: 5015

Re: AA Increasing Mainline Service From ORD

lavalampluva wrote:
I don’t know why people make such a big deal out of mainline service. Imo RJs give you options to more destinations.


Not to mention that on AA the E175 is far superior comfort-wise to an a319.

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's MIA-COR launches tonight
Replies: 4
Views: 1609

Re: AA's MIA-COR launches tonight

Hopefully it departs on time. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Well, that did not take too long. Only the second flight and the 767's reliability strikes back... Tonight's AA223 with a 12-hour delay, will depart tomorrow at 10 AM instead... At this point, it is more likely part of the work slowdo...

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expanding DFW, LAX?
Replies: 19
Views: 3153

Re: AA Expanding DFW, LAX?

MIflyer12 wrote:
So, these airport pairs are 'missing' on the basis of what? PDEWs? Absence of competition?


This. Otherwise, were just running a loop of airports on the other end.

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester
Replies: 40
Views: 8762

Re: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester

What if this would have happened shortly after take off, at low altitude? Can the door still be opened that easily? No, it cannot be opened. Cabin air pressure > outside pressure and the doors are of a plug type. As a result, the door cannot be rotated/lifted from its lock when the cabin is pressur...

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester
Replies: 40
Views: 8762

Re: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester

What if this would have happened shortly after take off, at low altitude? Can the door still be opened that easily? No, it cannot be opened. Cabin air pressure > outside pressure and the doors are of a plug type. As a result, the door cannot be rotated/lifted from its lock when the cabin is pressur...

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester
Replies: 40
Views: 8762

Re: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester

User001 wrote:
Antarius wrote:
The most telling part of this is that they only had 37 passengers to offload.


The flight departed with 333 pax, it didn't just have 37 pax on it. They had to offload 37 pax due to the 'door inop' procedures.


Ah ha.

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1526
Views: 153095

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

1. I like your bold predictions. If even 50% are right, you will be KIng. 2. Unfortunately, the Government may be defining "success" as selling Air India, not its dissolution. If no one buys it, I suspect it will still be a tire around the Government's neck that politically it will not be...

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester
Replies: 40
Views: 8762

Re: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester

777 you rotate the handle to open the door, there is no button. The last time I flew in a 777 they didn't mention this detail; so how are we supposed to know..... The critical point is not what method is required to open the door, but what method is used to deploy the slide ? Is that a simple push ...

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF11 Cancelled Often this week..Reason?
Replies: 5
Views: 2113

Re: AF11 Cancelled Often this week..Reason?

cutting the fleet down to 5 is just too thin. I cant believe they wont just operate the 10 sub-fleet. Passengers throughout their network tell them over and over I am sure how great the experience to fly the A380 is from our point of view. It also shines light on just how stupid we are as humans. A...

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does WN do about NK?
Replies: 69
Views: 9020

Re: What does WN do about NK?

I have to laugh when people talk about the "clientele" of certain airlines. I have flown Spirit & Allegiant a few times and they were perfectly fine. I have also flown AA & DL first class and WN many times, so have at it. Bingo, thats how you can tell frequent travellers vs wannab...

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester
Replies: 40
Views: 8762

Re: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester

The most telling part of this is that they only had 37 passengers to offload.

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1526
Views: 153095

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

... I'm wondering when the GoI wakes up and realizes how punitive their taxes on aviation are? Lightsaber They never will, there is no incentive to correct structural issues as long as people believe these are tactical management issues. No foreign investor is interested in investing in India. AI w...

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years
Replies: 93
Views: 11812

Re: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years

LH658 wrote:
3 times a week seems to be fine, I think Pakistan situation is fragile due to how the West has made it on their perception of Pakistan.


Yes, its entirely due to the Western perception :roll:

Electoral campaign ads dont have as much blind one sided spin as some of these posts here.

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hawaiian Residents Appear to Enjoy Having Southwest Competition
Replies: 38
Views: 5188

Re: Hawaiian Residents Appear to Enjoy Having Southwest Competition

People act like Hawaiian was gouging people on interisland flights. I never saw that. I've never seen it either. Hawaiian's pricing is based on time of year, day of the week, time of day. You want to fly on peak times on Monday and Friday? You want to fly at peak times on a holiday weekend? You're ...

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does WN do about NK?
Replies: 69
Views: 9020

Re: What does WN do about NK?

Given that WN is unlikely to go basic economy anytime soon, what does it do about NK's buildup at LAS or these other cities? Press the advantages: no change fees, bigger network, better seat pitch, two bags free, no carry-on fee. Spirit is always going to get the guy looking for the very lowest pri...

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by Antarius
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?
Replies: 27
Views: 3101

Re: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?

May I present the A220, perhaps the perfect aircraft for point to point operations within the US? Yes, I agree the A220 is a DC-9 with plastic wings, and the best fit for the market space being discussed. While DL has shown it can make the DC-9/A220 size work, it seems the rest of the US4 cannot. B...

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by Antarius
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas could delay the withdrawal of the Boeing 747?
Replies: 38
Views: 4751

Re: Qantas could delay the withdrawal of the Boeing 747?

With the discussion about QF having enough 787 aircraft to cover the 747 retirement, I might just throw a curve ball in. What if JQ were to reduce it's 787-8 fleet, sending a couple to QF - that would give QF additional aircraft capacity, and JQ could instead use A321s for DPS which I think they ha...

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by Antarius
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?
Replies: 161
Views: 23159

Re: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?

What A333 233T MTOW did to 77E Pithy and well said. The enhanced A333 effectively killed the 77E in terms of sales. Granted the 77E could carry more payload farther, but that is often needed only in extreme cases. The A359 can carry more payload farther than any 787, but is that capability always n...

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by Antarius
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?
Replies: 161
Views: 23159

Re: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?

Can somebody please tell me why PR didn’t get the 789. Why CX didn’t get the 789. Both are PHENOMENAL aircraft. The 787’s have opened up routes never thought of before. The A350’s have also showed incredible pax + cargo range. While the 359/35K unequivocally have an edge. This does not diminish the...

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by Antarius
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing in Negotiations With China for Largest-Ever Jetliner Order - Report
Replies: 68
Views: 13249

Re: Boeing in Negotiations With China for Largest-Ever Jetliner Order - Report

...keep repeating this FAL thing like it actually matters. Airbus has an A320 FAL and an A330 Completion Center in China and Boeing opened a 737 Completion Center there. Neither did so because they were hurting for space in their current CCs and FALs. They did so because it had direct business bene...

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by Antarius
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing in Negotiations With China for Largest-Ever Jetliner Order - Report
Replies: 68
Views: 13249

Re: Boeing in Negotiations With China for Largest-Ever Jetliner Order - Report

Pirated Microsoft software, what about the Microsoft software sold via Ireland so Microsoft does not need to declare and pay tax in the US ? Boeing is a global company, I have little sympathy in this argument. They have plants in many countries, no reason they could not have a FAL. Seems like poor ...

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by Antarius
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More safety issues for Boeing...
Replies: 37
Views: 5381

Re: More safety issues for Boeing...

Virtual737 wrote:
gatibosgru wrote:
the recently launched 787-9 and 787-8

That's a stretch, but ok.


I thought the 787-10 was the stretch?


Hehehehehehe

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by Antarius
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Massive American Airlines Expansion This Week; New Routes/Upgrades
Replies: 9
Views: 3717

Re: Massive American Airlines Expansion This Week; New Routes/Upgrades

Do we get points for recycling a bunch of nine-month-old news? Really? https://thepointsguy.com/news/aa-new-europe-routes-including-croatia/ among other discussions and sources from last August. Since other additional routes have been announced since that came out I think it is a good recap of rout...

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by Antarius
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CEO: Korean Air widebody order imminent
Replies: 107
Views: 17251

Re: CEO: Korean Air widebody order imminent

AsiaTravel wrote:
LY777 wrote:
AsiaTravel wrote:
I sense an A350 order. Their fleet clearly lacks diversity!


Their widebody fleet consists of A330s, A380s, 777-200/300(ER), 747-8, 787s.
I think it is already a wide variety of a/c


I am aware. You missed the sarcasm.


Their fleet is downright homogeneous compared to TG :stirthepot:

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by Antarius
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM cancels BOG-MIA route
Replies: 7
Views: 2201

Re: LATAM cancels BOG-MIA route

OB1504 wrote:
The timings were awful. I don’t understand how LATAM can’t make once daily BOG-MIA work when Avianca does it 3-4 times a day and some of their flights are even A330s.


Timings suck, plus LATAM was flying an all Y a320. Premium traffic would either take AA or AV.

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by Antarius
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Virgin Atlantic Close to A330neo order
Replies: 146
Views: 24085

Re: Reuters: Virgin Atlantic Close to A330neo order

sxf24 wrote:
This is a decision based on price. For the (relatively) short stage lengths these planes will fly, the 787-9 range advantage is not needed. VS is very happy with the 787 but is looking for the lowest possible acquisition cost.


Would the 78J be in play? Or is that too much plane?

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by Antarius
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to use all retro 747s on a domestic flight
Replies: 52
Views: 13647

Re: BA to use all retro 747s on a domestic flight

I'd just fly to GLA or MAN or whatever on an earlier flight and watch the 744 come in.

It's the same 747 as the other ones and you cant see the livery from the inside.

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route
Replies: 29
Views: 9185

Re: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route

Not really a silly stunt if there is demand and the aircraft can’t be used somewhere better. On an annual basis they don’t even have 80% SF on their current double daily B77W service. This is indeed very silly as they carried a lot of cargo on this short haul route on their B77W. The core problem o...

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by Antarius
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route
Replies: 29
Views: 9185

Re: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route

If they are going to pull silly stunts like this, they may as well fly to Ras Al Khaimah.

All 44 miles between DXB and RKT.

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by Antarius
Fri May 31, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest ditching ticket jackets
Replies: 35
Views: 4213

Re: Southwest ditching ticket jackets

No! Ugh. I've always had a rare affinity for ticket jackets as part of the travel experience. It always just seemed like such a cool branding touch point. I loved the different designs and, to me, was a neat way to frame your trip. Interesting. They are generic though, so once you have one, you hav...

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