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by Melb94
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.
Replies: 100
Views: 10463

Re: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.

BA017/018 (LHR-SIN-MEL) until March 2006

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by Melb94
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 428
Views: 57567

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

David_itl wrote:
The first non-stop MAN-Australia service is about to land in PER. Admittedly it's only a charter with fewer than 100 VIPs on board but still a bit newsworthy.


Any other news?

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by Melb94
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next Finnair Asian destinations?
Replies: 12
Views: 1517

Re: Next Finnair Asian destinations?

Kathmandu??

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by Melb94
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?
Replies: 70
Views: 7927

Re: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?

Does anyone have the schedule to MH's flights to Zagreb? I am really interested and curious about this one! Me too. You'd be surprised who flew there. Even Qantas did at one point! It's off topic but you'd be surprised by some of the old routes. I think there was a lot of demand to the Adriatic are...

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by Melb94
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?
Replies: 70
Views: 7927

Re: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?

Does anyone have the schedule to MH's flights to Zagreb? I am really interested and curious about this one! Me too. You'd be surprised who flew there. Even Qantas did at one point! It's off topic but you'd be surprised by some of the old routes. I think there was a lot of demand to the Adriatic are...

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by Melb94
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest flight where same aircraft turns around in the same calendar day?
Replies: 6
Views: 2063

Re: Longest flight where same aircraft turns around in the same calendar day?

[quote="Melb94"]Currently Air China's flights to the South/Central America fits this bill CA-907 PEK 12.55am 6.55am MAD 8.45am 1.45pm GRU CA-908 GRU 6.05pm 8.40am+1 MAD 12.00pm 4.45am+2 PEK CA-879 PEK 12.40pm 1.20pm YUL 3.20pm 7.35pm HAV CA-880 HAV 9.50am 1.20pm YUL 3.20pm 5.00pm+1 PEK CA-...

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by Melb94
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?
Replies: 70
Views: 7927

Re: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?

Does anyone have the schedule to MH's flights to Zagreb? I am really interested and curious about this one!

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by Melb94
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest flight where same aircraft turns around in the same calendar day?
Replies: 6
Views: 2063

Re: Longest flight where same aircraft turns around in the same calendar day?

Currently Air China's flights to the South/Central America fits this bill CA-907 PEK 12.55am 6.55am MAD 8.45am 1.45pm GRU CA-908 GRU 6.05pm 8.40am+1 MAD 12.00pm 4.45am+2 PEK CA-879 PEK 12.40pm 1.20pm YUL 3.20pm 7.35pm HAV CA-880 HAV 9.50am 1.20pm YUL 3.20pm 5.00pm+1 PEK CA-885 PEK 9.20am 10.00am IAH...

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by Melb94
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?
Replies: 70
Views: 7927

Re: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?

Thanks, but MH201/202 always went through JNB as well, not just CPT. The double stop in South Africa was there to the very end, unless I am totally mistaken. Malaysia Airlines changes to South Africa/Argentina from Oct 2010 by JL As per 21JUN10 GDS timetable display, Malaysia Airlines is making ser...

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by Melb94
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?
Replies: 70
Views: 7927

Re: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?

If you wouldn't mind, I would love that. Thank you! Here you go: These schedules were were grabbed from Flightstats in 2012 when they operated in during the Northern Summer of 2012 unless the destination was axed such as VIE, JNB (axed in Jan 2012), EWR-ARN, ZRH, FCO (axed in Jan 2012, EZE-CPT (axe...

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by Melb94
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?
Replies: 70
Views: 7927

Re: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?

Do you, or anyone else, have a source for the departure/arrival times? I'd love to recreate this one in P3D. I have a few departure/arrival times for various MH destinations (LAX-NRT, VIE, JNB, FRA, AMS, EWR-ARN, IST, CDG, ZRH, FCO, EZE-CPT, DXB-KHI, MAN & CAI) that are no longer served. Would ...

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by Melb94
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?
Replies: 70
Views: 7927

Re: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?

I remember in the 1990's Malaysia Airlines flew to MEX & EZE in its heydays and routing was KUL-TPE-LAX-MEX and KUL-JNB-CPT-EZE. Why did MH start MEX & EZE, was this the era of shooting darts on a map!? Did they have 5th freedom traffic on LAX-MEX & JNB-CPT-EZE!? I also heard they flew ...

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by Melb94
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61369

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

QF63 SYD-JNB currently diverting to MEL.

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by Melb94
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1176
Views: 309728

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

RobK wrote:
The Uzbekistan Government 787 is now in a stall at PAE. Painted all white.


I wasn't aware the Uzbekistan Government was getting a 787?

Going by the 787 production list, I presume its LN764 UK-78704? I thought it was for Uzbekistan Airways

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by Melb94
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW service on the Osaka-Sydney route
Replies: 19
Views: 4406

Re: NW service on the Osaka-Sydney route

timz wrote:
Melb94 wrote:
Does anyone have the schedules for NW flights to Sydney?

What do you want to know?


Their flight times just for curiosity sake!

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by Melb94
Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW service on the Osaka-Sydney route
Replies: 19
Views: 4406

Re: NW service on the Osaka-Sydney route

Does anyone have the schedules for NW flights to Sydney?

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by Melb94
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 63416

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

QF29 wrote:
EK looks to be changing their flight times out of Melbourne, I'd expect an announcement very soon.


If they are changing their schedule out of Melbourne, what would they become?

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by Melb94
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian restructuring longhaul network, focus on US and China
Replies: 16
Views: 3695

Re: Austrian restructuring longhaul network, focus on US and China

Is it time for CX to consider flying HKG-VIE in the future?

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by Melb94
Fri May 18, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which airlines are on the waiting list to operate into Heathrow?
Replies: 40
Views: 8585

Re: Which airlines are on the waiting list to operate into Heathrow?

Any chance of Air Zimbabwe returning to the London market with the rumored 777 aircraft?

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by Melb94
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why don't more western airlines fly to CAN?
Replies: 14
Views: 1938

Re: Why don't more western airlines fly to CAN?

Years ago there were even flights from Air Zimbabwe flying HRE-SIN-CAN!

Its still amazing that amount of African airlines that fly into Guangzhou!

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by Melb94
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 281
Views: 74904

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Does anybody know the next delivery for All Nippon Airways final 6 77W's on order? Deliveries are supposed to be completed by 2019. Their last 77W delivery JA792A occurred in May 2015.

Any help will be appreciated.

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by Melb94
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Ethiopian Airlines adds Chicago
Replies: 82
Views: 11126

Re: Ethiopian Airlines comparing/deciding between Houston and Chicago

berari wrote:
Ethiopian has filed schedules for its flights out of Abidjan: its to Newark! All I see is frequency at 3x per week so far.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


Does anyone know the schedule and start date for Abidjan-Newark service?

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by Melb94
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Somon Air, Tadjikistan, signed MOU with Boeing for single 787
Replies: 27
Views: 5993

Re: Somon Air, Tadjikistan, signed MOU with Boeing for single 787

While reading this forum, I remembered there's a 787 in the desert N887BA l/n 315 that was never taken up by Privatair.
Could this the answer for Somon Air?

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by Melb94
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1176
Views: 309728

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

qf789 wrote:
Melb94 wrote:
Does anyone one the configuration of ET's two 789: ET-AUP & ET-AUO?


315 seats, 30 business and 285 economy


Thanks

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by Melb94
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1176
Views: 309728

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Does anyone one the configuration of ET's two 789: ET-AUP & ET-AUO?

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by Melb94
Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?
Replies: 24
Views: 3797

Re: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?

I presume they are going to rotate the 787 aircraft through SYD coming in from either LAX or SFO?

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by Melb94
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia to JNB & NBO from 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 3442

Alitalia to JNB & NBO from 2018

Whilst browsing through Fiumicino Airport on Wikipedia (I know not the best site for reliable information), I saw that Alitalia will be starting: Johannesburg from April 8, 2018 Nairobi from March 28, 2018 Upon further investigating and dummy bookings on Alitalia's website, this rumor appears to be ...

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by Melb94
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When did Egyptair stop flying to LAX?
Replies: 16
Views: 3490

Re: When did Egyptair stop flying to LAX?

Sorry to go off topic slightly, does anybody have the schedule for the former CAI-JFK-LAX flight?

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by Melb94
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 59192

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Just a quick question, is gate 10 at Melbourne T2 closed? I was checking their international departures page and gate 10 is not listed anywhere.

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by Melb94
Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 777 Flight Testing/Production
Replies: 435
Views: 96092

Re: Official 777 Flight Testing/Production

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... iew?pli=1#
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In other news under 'Boeing 777 Production List', Air India's newest 77W is listed as line number 1537, their first one since 2010. Use the link below:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... iew?pli=1#

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by Melb94
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR storing new 77W's ?
Replies: 10
Views: 7324

Re: QR storing new 77W's ?

I thought it was a loss of capacity due to the Arab blockade of Qatar. Could this be a reason?

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by Melb94
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas' ex European Network
Replies: 30
Views: 7267

Re: Qantas' ex European Network

Speakng about Qantas' ex-European network, does anybody have the schedule (including times) of the old QF15/16 SYD-MEL-BKK-FCO or SYD-BKK-FCO that ended in 2003 and QF17/18 SYD-SIN-CDG that ended in 2004? Also does anybody have the full schedules (including times) of Qantas' flights into Athens, Ams...

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by Melb94
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH - North American Routes
Replies: 116
Views: 17272

Re: ATH - North American Routes

I noticed in the last image of the flight schedule for Olmypic's North American services. Below that showed OA471/472 their ATH-BKK-MEL-SYD flights. Can you uphold the continuation of that schedule as I am curious to see what their schedules were like to Australia. Many thanks I will try scan them ...

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by Melb94
Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH - North American Routes
Replies: 116
Views: 17272

Re: ATH - North American Routes

Has anyone here actually done a cost analysis on what it would actually involve. Leasing,operating what would need to be charged per seat, crewing costs etc? I guess A3 have done the math and its not adding up for them based on risk. I did one about 12 years ago when I worked at Homeric Tours. They...

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by Melb94
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zimbabwe to be renamed, Gov't paying off debt, ET to partner AirZim
Replies: 70
Views: 11430

Re: Air Zimbabwe to be renamed, Gov't paying off debt, ET to partner AirZim

Any news on when the final registration will be revealed and when the aircraft will be delivered? Having a quick look on Planespotters, all of their aircraft (either active or stored are registered in the Z-WP* format from Z-WPA-C,E, F, M and N. Formerly there was a Z-WPD. For the new 777's either ...

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by Melb94
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VARIG's scope, most popular & profitable flights
Replies: 4
Views: 1312

Re: VARIG's scope, most popular & profitable flights

Sorry to be off the topic, but did Varig ever consider a service to Australia? Most likely it would have been to Sydney but from where and would the service have a stop somewhere? Thanks

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by Melb94
Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybondi OK'd to start ops, awarded 85 routes
Replies: 6
Views: 2124

Re: Flybondi OK'd to start ops, awarded 85 routes

dcajet wrote:
Melb94 wrote:
I had thought this had to do something with Australia as Bondi os in Sydney. I was wrong!!!


LOL. Actually, Bondi is slang for bus in Argentina.


Thanks makes sense!

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by Melb94
Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybondi OK'd to start ops, awarded 85 routes
Replies: 6
Views: 2124

Re: Flybondi OK'd to start ops, awarded 85 routes

I had thought this had to do something with Australia as Bondi os in Sydney. I was wrong!!!

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by Melb94
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian start LGW-EZE February 14 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1889

Re: Norwegian start LGW-EZE February 14 2018

4x weekly from 14 February 2014. Really???

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by Melb94
Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's "World Images" Tailfins - 20 Years On
Replies: 80
Views: 9928

Re: BA's "World Images" Tailfins - 20 Years On

Hey guys, At the time I hated the World Tails, but now I love them! I collect 1/400 scale diecast aircraft and the BA World Tails is my #1 theme (of many). I have models of 16 of the 28 'main' designs - with some designs on multiple models. Any number of the tails are favourites of mine... And they...

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