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by Narfish641
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure
Replies: 47
Views: 9433

Re: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure

Ouch. Hope they resolve the issue soon. That is utter chaos if they can't distribute fuel to those aircraft.

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by Narfish641
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158057

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

It's been a while since I posted. But as everyone said on this forum, do not let those ignorant self-centered trolls back you into a wall when you are doing you. The way you present your information is amazing and I can look forward to see what is going on everyday about the widebody movements. As a...

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by Narfish641
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 6905

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Virgin Atlantic has once again switched over to the A330-300 on the ATL-LHR route, but this time permanently for the remainder of time (Unless they decide to change it or something comes up). Their final (And possible) scheduled A340 service was last week Friday on the 28th of June. I know VS are re...

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by Narfish641
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex United 744 - (N119UA) LAX to HKG today?
Replies: 28
Views: 7746

Re: Ex United 744 - (N119UA) LAX to HKG today?

This is great news! Congratulations to Atlas! Great seeing this bird having a second chance!

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by Narfish641
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 6905

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Wow, looks like there was an incident involving an Air France 777-300ER today an hour ago. One of the engines have went out and they did a complete 360 back to the airport and landed. I'm glad everyone is ok. Here is a FlightAware link on this particular aircraft. https://flightaware.com/live/flight...

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by Narfish641
Wed May 29, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways Retires Last 747-400
Replies: 4
Views: 1487

Kuwait Airways Retires Last 747-400

Good day everyone. Another sad day in aviation as we have another airline retire their final 747-400, in this case Kuwait Airways. I posted a link to Simple Flying for their article if anyone wants to read this article. I believe this is either the 2nd or 3rd airline to retire their last 747 this ye...

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by Narfish641
Fri May 24, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12.000th Airbus delivery
Replies: 33
Views: 7173

Re: 12.000th Airbus delivery

A awesome accomplishment from Airbus! Congratulations to them and the A220 aircraft!

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by Narfish641
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 763 Retirement
Replies: 14
Views: 3028

Re: Delta 763 Retirement

Edit: Yep. It's game over for N140LL.

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by Narfish641
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last VS A340
Replies: 51
Views: 15587

Re: Last VS A340

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GVBUG
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G-VBUG was retired a month ago. Lady Bird is biting the dust.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GVBUG

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by Narfish641
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1788
Views: 185656

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Just saw this, I'm sorry for the employees who had to go through this. I have been hearing that they could save Jet Airways from their shut down but is still time to bring back Jet from it's death bed?

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by Narfish641
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 6905

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

n2dru wrote:
Cool news..so is this a seasonal upgrade and will it be using the E concourse gate Korean used when it flew the 380 in or F?


Yep, I believe so. For the scheduling however I'm gonna have to dummy book to see how long they will service the A380 here.

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by Narfish641
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 6905

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.ajc.com/blog/airport/air-fr ... hOrzz5WvM/)
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Looks like Air France is starting their A380 service today. Finally the Super Jumbo returns to Atlanta! Here is also a quick article on the Super Jumbo returning to Atlanta.

(https://www.ajc.com/blog/airport/air-fr ... hOrzz5WvM/)

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by Narfish641
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last VS A340
Replies: 51
Views: 15587

Re: Last VS A340

Don't want to look like a person who hits the nail on the coffin, but is there any source towards this information?
I know VS is pulling their A340 away from ATL-LHR route and replacing with the A333 at the end of next month. But out of EWR? That's definitely a sign.

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by Narfish641
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 6905

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Also I noticed on FlightAware earlier yesterday that KLM switched over to the 777 series of aircraft? Is there any timetable when we will see the beautiful Dreamliner again?

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by Narfish641
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iranian 747 tail tips in Doha
Replies: 35
Views: 9812

Re: Iranian 747 tail tips in Doha

Hey, the old timer is just trying to have a time of its life in the first picture XD! Such a rare sight to see a 747-200F these days!

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by Narfish641
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 6905

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Great news for any Virgin Atlantic fans! They have extended the A340 service from the ATL-LHR route until April 30. There was a thread recently mentioning the retirement of the VS A340 will take place around later this year, not sure if it was confirmed but its starting to look like it.

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by Narfish641
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 6905

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Any idea as to why ATL removed the smooth jazz playing throughout the terminal and replaced it with strange orchestra music? That I have no idea. But I always love going through the concourses listening to relaxing jazz music. Marta also did the same thing a few years back where they stopped playin...

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by Narfish641
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 25568

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019

And there goes another one. Aircraft Type: Boeing 777-200LR LN: 621 First Flight Date: July 19th, 2007 Age: 11 Years Engines: (x2) General Electric GE90-115B1L Airline: Etihad This plane is flying from TEV-SNB as we speak. Looks to be a transfer over to the other boneyard. (Link to FlightAware) http...

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by Narfish641
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 118826

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

We’ve been ferrying A/C from DFW and other cities all night to MIA to cover some of the MAX flying that was cancelled. Also they will work on A/C routing to have exsisting A/C Cover what they can for the MAX and Oasis frames that are parked. Believe it’s a total of: 38 that are out of service (14 O...

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by Narfish641
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 118826

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Have we got word when the next 767-300ER will be retired? (If this hasn't been asked)? Also what is the current status of the Oasis cabins on the Airbus and Boeing aircraft?

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by Narfish641
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 718158

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Not another one... Rest In Peace to all that passed in this crash. My condolences to their families.

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by Narfish641
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?
Replies: 95
Views: 35502

Re: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?

Greetings everyone! So far tail numbers N140LL and N1402A are still in the air as we speak between Atlanta and Salt Lake City. In recent news the 767-300s are supposed to be phased out in early 2019. While dummy booking, I can confirm so far that the retirement seems to be around April 24th. I would...

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by Narfish641
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 46993

Re: Boeing to roll out 777-9 out of factory on 13 March 2019

Super stoked for the 777x! Can't not wait!

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by Narfish641
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A source close to British Airways Details 747-400 Retirement Plans
Replies: 46
Views: 11721

Re: A source close to British Airways Details 747-400 Retirement Plans

It seems as though the 747 retirement plan is confirmed. 13 will be retired from 2019-2022 and the last 21 in 2022-2024, with the 2nd phase retirements going quicker. I have an article as well mentioning British Airways retirement tactics and plans. Good read if you guys want to check it out. Here's...

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by Narfish641
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 387190

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

R.I.P. to the three crew members who passed away in the flight. This was absolutely sad and devastating.

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by Narfish641
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 6905

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Have a couple of new updates for new flights from ATL (Per Wiki Atlanta Airport page with links attached): 1. Frontier will add their ATL-PHL route starting on 4/30/2019. 2. Spirit will add on a new route as well as a new seasonal route. Spirit will add their ATL-AUS route on 5/23/2019. While their ...

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by Narfish641
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 661
Views: 133142

Re: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

airkas1 wrote:
Her arrival at JFK today. Looking great!



Boy that is a good looking 747!!! Love it!!

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by Narfish641
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 Debut Today (2/7/19)
Replies: 65
Views: 12584

Re: Delta A220 Debut Today (2/7/19)

Way to go Delta! Now just waiting for a trip report to see how the product is! (iTripReport?)

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by Narfish641
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germania ceases operations
Replies: 144
Views: 33200

Re: Germania ceases operations

There goes another one....

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by Narfish641
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's Ready For The 2019 Formula 1 Season?
Replies: 9
Views: 885

Who's Ready For The 2019 Formula 1 Season?

From the new rule regulations for better racing, to the new team names during the off season. New drivers as well as a few veterans switching to different teams. Plus the month of teams revealing their new 2019 challengers, what are you're thoughts for this year? I'm actually quite stoked and can't ...

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by Narfish641
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A source close to British Airways Details 747-400 Retirement Plans
Replies: 46
Views: 11721

A source close to British Airways Details 747-400 Retirement Plans

Good evening everyone! As we know, British Airways will retire their last 747-400 in 2024. However, it seems like there is some depth in the retirement plans that we don't know. In short summery, AirlineGeeks recently obtain info from a close source about the retirements. There are 13 aircraft that ...

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by Narfish641
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 6905

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

I'm hearing that American Airlines brought their 787-9 to charter the Rams. Anyone knows the reg.?

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by Narfish641
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First KLM A 330 in New livery
Replies: 62
Views: 16968

Re: First KLM A 330 in New livery

I don't mind the wavy livery on the A330, it looks really nice!

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by Narfish641
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop
Replies: 104
Views: 32731

Re: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop

Absolutely beautiful plane! Really am looking forward to see this aircraft flying and myself getting a chance to fly this bird soon!

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by Narfish641
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 787 suffers double engine failure on rollout
Replies: 35
Views: 16351

Re: ANA 787 suffers double engine failure on rollout

That is extremely scary to have both engines fail like that even on landing. I'm glad everyone is ok and there was no further incident but it could been a lot worse depending on the time the incident took place. But I am gonna go along with ikolkyo and guess it was (or could of been) a software fail...

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by Narfish641
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 25568

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019

I'm sorta surprised that these 777LR couldn't find other operators.....I mean even Delta surprised me by not shaking the tree to see what conditions these Eithad birds were in,given how tight they've (DAL) been on widebodies Same here. I was hoping DL would pick them up - but they certainly have a ...

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 4438

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5OHBsinP9I

Regards,
Loran


Has a nice rumble to it! I love the high pitched whine that is faintly present in the cabin.
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Loran wrote:
The An-148 with its Progress D-436 engine is surely in the top-5:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5OHBsinP9I

Regards,
Loran


Has a nice rumble to it! I love the high pitched whine that is faintly present in the cabin.

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 4438

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

Sitting in the back of an MD-80 during start is a pretty neat experience; the starter engages and the sound progresses from a low rumble and increases in pitch several octaves until it reaches a steady howl that sounds characteristically low bypass and (IMO) exceptionally more interesting then most...

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 4438

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

bohica wrote:
L-1011. When those RB-211's start, you feel it.


I wish I got a chance to fly on one, but that will never happen. I heard those engines are intense though!

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 4438

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

ExpatVet wrote:
https://youtu.be/CiXxCgjyKeI

Canberra :)


Looks pretty cool! Never seen cartridge start engines on a plane before!

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 4438

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

https://youtu.be/P_USqwNZvoI?t=98

(It actually happens at around the 2:12 mark, but I started at the beginning of the spoolup.)


Beautiful sound!
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spacecadet wrote:
Nothing beats the ghostly "whoosh" of the DC-8: https://youtu.be/P_USqwNZvoI?t=98

(It actually happens at around the 2:12 mark, but I started at the beginning of the spoolup.)


Beautiful sound!

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 4438

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

The most intense one that I’ve experienced is indeed the 777’s GE90. However I also quite like the GE equipped 787s. GE seems to be good on that :D While it’s not intense, it just has this deep sound which I like. It’s not so much on the RR equipped ones IMO. Deep sound as in this? Because it sure ...

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by Narfish641
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Extends A220 order book to 90 aircraft
Replies: 113
Views: 24085

Re: Delta Extends A220 order book to 90 aircraft

Congratulations to Delta and Airbus! I really want to get the opportunity to give the A220 a try!

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by Narfish641
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date
Replies: 103
Views: 26117

Re: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date

I thought it’d be interesting for me to make a list of all the 767-300ERs American Airlines has owned and see there status as of this year for anyone who was curious since I don’t see why not. If there are any mistakes, feel free to correct me. So far, American Airlines has owned at least 67 767-300...

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by Narfish641
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019
Replies: 222
Views: 43685

Re: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019

First retirement of 2019 for American's 767-300ER (N389AA). Flown to TUL yesterday afternoon for it's transition to become a freighter.

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by Narfish641
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 4438

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

CarbonFibre wrote:
What about the CSeries? Or is the howl just during taxi?


I haven't heard the A220 start up on the inside yet, but its real interesting how the PW1500G starts up.

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by Narfish641
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 4438

Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

Greetings everyone! I would like to hear your opinion on the loudest, most intense engine start ups on any aircraft you flown. I only have flown on the Boeing 737-700 and -800 variants on Southwest in person and it gets pretty loud when those CFM56-7Bs come to life. But in my personal opinion, the 7...

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by Narfish641
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 6905

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

I'm seeing that Qatar has reverted back to their 777-300ER. Any reasons? Will the A350-900XWB come back?

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 118826

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Seems like they pushed back the retirement date for N381AN (767-300ER). Per Flightradar 24, I see N381AN having 3 flights tomorrow on MIA-ORD, ORD-MIA, and MIA-SJU. As for N389AA, another 763ER retiring with 381, has a flight today to TUL from MIA at 5:30 PM and doesn't show anything afterwards.

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