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by CarbonFibre
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe
Replies: 50
Views: 7825

Re: American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe

AA did an LHR-BRU service a few years ago. Can anyone remember where in the US it originated from and returned to?

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Libyan Airlines to LHR again?
Replies: 3
Views: 1734

Libyan Airlines to LHR again?

There have been a few CRJ900 flights to Heathrow recently using the LN777 flight number. Any more info on what they're for?

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 years ago, Flying Tigers was merged into Federal Express
Replies: 35
Views: 4880

Re: 30 years ago, Flying Tigers was merged into Federal Express

Some former Tigers employees started up Polar, hence the similar tail logo, FT registrations and Polar Tiger callsign.

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: BA High Life August 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 105

BA High Life August 2019

Anyone flying BA soon? Could they keep a look out for some of the cover variations I'm looking for?

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When was your last MD-80 flight and how was it?
Replies: 86
Views: 6136

Re: When was your last MD-80 flight and how was it?

August 2018 Danish Air Transport for SAS on ARN-LHR. Nice and loud.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 239
Views: 32839

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

Booked:

LCY-ANR-LCY Air Antwerp F50.

Hopefully thy won't go belly up before my flight this time.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 239
Views: 32839

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

October:

LHR-DUB EI 321LR
DUB-LCY EI RJ85

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 581
Views: 72860

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Are the recent E195 additions staying with LO or are they just temporary?

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Antwerp receive 1st Fokker 50
Replies: 6
Views: 1628

Air Antwerp receive 1st Fokker 50

"On the 27th of July, the new Air Antwerp Fokker 50 (Leased from Amapola) arrived at Antwerp (ANR) for the very first time ( in Air Antwerp colors). The aircraft, an old VLM frame visited Antwerp for the company's AOC procedure / training and will be staying for a short time before leaving back...

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111338

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Any news on RP-C3503 ? Hasn't flown for a month or so.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways
Replies: 112
Views: 27401

Re: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways

Kindanew wrote:
The delivery flight is apparently delayed due to air traffic control issues.


See post 88.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways
Replies: 112
Views: 27401

Re: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways

Today's delivery flight has been cancelled due to weather and an ATC problem that has just occurred !

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2550
Views: 331261

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49108807
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Pudelhund wrote:
ArchGuy1 wrote:
I have heard that Boeing may shut down production of the 737 Max after massive losses and this could bring an end to the production of the 737 as a whole.


...

Who did you "hear" this from?


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49108807

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: BA pushing A350 schedules forward
Replies: 16
Views: 4632

Re: Unconfirmed: BA pushing A350 schedules forward

Well MAD's A350 flights aren't even on sale yet so obviously theres a delay in the delivery. In addition the rumor about BA receiving the A350 on July 25th has gone quiet. Why 'obviously'? First customer acceptance flight was yesterday. BA will most likely keep the aircraft listed as A321, then not...

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: BA pushing A350 schedules forward
Replies: 16
Views: 4632

Re: Unconfirmed: BA pushing A350 schedules forward

lesfalls wrote:
Well MAD's A350 flights aren't even on sale yet so obviously theres a delay in the delivery. In addition the rumor about BA receiving the A350 on July 25th has gone quiet.


They are but still listed as an A321. XWBA is still due around 1pm on the 26th.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: BA pushing A350 schedules forward
Replies: 16
Views: 4632

Re: Unconfirmed: BA pushing A350 schedules forward

https://www.godsavethepoints.com/british-airways-club-suite-nyc-debut-dubai-schedule/ Supposedly, reducing the Madrid familiarisation flights and then launching Dubai over a month earlier than planned! Also, two 777s with retrofitted Club Suites on JFK from October. So which of the 3 flights to DXB...

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what's going on with the last new 737-8K2 for KLM
Replies: 93
Views: 19526

Re: what's going on with the last new 737-8K2 for KLM

So the Skymark 737-800 delivered the other week wasn't the final NG to be produced/delivered?

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines simpified livery ?
Replies: 25
Views: 5833

Brussels Airlines simpified livery ?

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/a-ne ... -airlines/
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One of the former SQ A330s destined for SN has been spotted wearing a simplified livery. Is this going to be adopted fleet-wide give they are no longer merging with EW?

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/a-ne ... -airlines/

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plus Ultra to acquire A340-600s
Replies: 17
Views: 6981

Plus Ultra to acquire A340-600s

http://www.skyliner-aviation.de
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Haven't seen it mentioned elsewhere but Spain's Plus Ultra plan to take three former Etihad A346s. Nice to see some A340s getting a new life rather than being scrapped!

http://www.skyliner-aviation.de

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 105
Views: 10617

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

Re the KLM photo on the news banner: KLM are 100 not Netherlands aviation.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KQ100 drops a stowaway
Replies: 48
Views: 10218

Re: KQ100 drops a stowaway

readytotaxi wrote:
The BBC report said that the body was intact on hitting the ground, and the reason was that is was frozen solid. That must have been a terrible sight.


They also said it fell from "this plane" whilst showing footage of an IranAir A330.

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: WiFi on DHL A330?
Replies: 3
Views: 1325

Re: WiFi on DHL A330?

What is the small white hump for?

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: WiFi on DHL A330?
Replies: 3
Views: 1325

WiFi on DHL A330?

Does D-ALMA have WiFi installed?

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Libyan Arab Air Cargo Antonov An-124 destroyed at Tripoli
Replies: 7
Views: 2604

Re: Libyan Arab Air Cargo Antonov An-124 destroyed at Tripoli

Is it 5A-DKL ?

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 239
Views: 32839

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

Just had my TAP flight LHR-LIS changed from an A343 to an A332. :(

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announcing Something Tomorrow (Space Theme)
Replies: 100
Views: 18324

Re: United Announcing Something Big Tomorrow (Space Theme)

UA to commence flights to Area 51.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: RR Trent 895 sound
Replies: 3
Views: 1028

RR Trent 895 sound

One of the RR-powered BA 777-200s (YMMJ) sounds different to the others. Any idea what might be causing it? Compare the sound with YMML which was captured about 30 minutes after YMMJ in exactly the same weather conditions. https://soundcloud.com/user-157245578/g-ymmj-engine-note-190619 https://sound...

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 87247

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

Guillaume787 wrote:


Well, South Africa Comair’s 737s sport the BA livery... (they are a BA franchise)[/quote]

That awful copy of the BA livery doesn't count!

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 87247

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

Never thought the BA livery would grace the 737 again.

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS new livery?
Replies: 47
Views: 16263

Re: SAS new livery?

redcap1962 wrote:
But this photo (link posted already in the A350 produlction & delivery thread) shows the current livery IMHO - with red engines... :roll:


That's an A330.

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?
Replies: 142
Views: 13126

Re: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?

United Bangladesh operated a short-lived MD-80 service to London Gatwick with several stops on the way.

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines future narrowbody fleet to be branded as Eurowings
Replies: 63
Views: 11522

Re: Brussels Airlines future narrowbody fleet to be branded as Eurowings

https://www.google.com/search?q=oo-snn& ... rybclzfDKM:
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OO-SNN has been delivered...https://www.google.com/search?q=oo-snn& ... rybclzfDKM:

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 8848

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

Astral B744 brought a replacement engine from Doncaster.

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EgyptAir Leaving Star Alliance?
Replies: 10
Views: 4315

Re: Is EgyptAir Leaving Star Alliance?

Perhaps the next 789 will be in SA livery?

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to use all retro 747s on a domestic flight
Replies: 52
Views: 13919

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

Seems gold members are now first in the queue for the 'big surprise' due to be announced.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to use all retro 747s on a domestic flight
Replies: 52
Views: 13919

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

I still think BA should give all those that were booked first refusal of any new flights or events.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to use all retro 747s on a domestic flight
Replies: 52
Views: 13919

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

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/ne ... 43031.html
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Or maybe Simon Calder was to blame. https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/ne ... 43031.html

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to use all retro 747s on a domestic flight
Replies: 52
Views: 13919

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

BA are sending out emails confirming the flights won't be operated by 747. No doubt those enviromentalist idiots were behind this.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to use all retro 747s on a domestic flight
Replies: 52
Views: 13919

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

747s doing domestic flights on BA's birthday? What are they if they're not celebratory flights? I can't see the point of this article or BA offering refunds as nothing has changed.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TUI 757 Retirement
Replies: 8
Views: 1678

Re: TUI 757 Retirement

A321LR !

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 308
Views: 49056

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019

Are the registrations for the Swiss A320neos known yet?

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to use all retro 747s on a domestic flight
Replies: 52
Views: 13919

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

hongkongflyer wrote:
The major problem is their 747s are rotated throughout the system so you won't know which plan will operate your flight.



GLA has been announced as a SuperHi-J aircraft, so will be BOAC if the heritage trio are used.

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: European Widebodies 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 5089

Re: European Widebodies 2019

BA are sending 747s to GLA, MAN & NCL on 25th Aug.

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by CarbonFibre
Sun May 26, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Turkish Airlines 787-9 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 39
Views: 11810

Re: First Turkish Airlines 787-9 rolls out of final assembly

Blue titles and tulip still....

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by CarbonFibre
Fri May 24, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12.000th Airbus delivery
Replies: 33
Views: 7174

Re: 12.000th Airbus delivery

Do any of the recent CSeries deliveries have A220 titles on them?

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by CarbonFibre
Thu May 23, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 239
Views: 32839

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

Fingers crossed for an Air Antwerp F50 from/to LCY at some point!

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by CarbonFibre
Thu May 23, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airline: Air Antwerpen launched by KLM & CityJet
Replies: 25
Views: 5554

Re: New airline: Air Antwerpen launched by KLM & CityJet

I never did get my refund from VLM!

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