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by CarbonFibre
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 325
Views: 40757

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

Do LX still use the A340 or B77W on domestic runs?

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sichuan Airlines European bookings
Replies: 0
Views: 206

Sichuan Airlines European bookings

Any advise on the best way to edit a booking? Their global website won't recognize my booking reference.
Thanks.

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad special livery on the B787-9?
Replies: 23
Views: 6527

Re: Etihad new livery on the B787-10?

trent772 wrote:
817Dreamliiner wrote:
xwb777 wrote:
An Etihad B7810 was seen at Charleston factory featuring new tail colors.


That's a -9 not a -10.


Pardon my ignorance, is there a way to tell the -9 and -10 apart by looking at the tail only?

Thanks.


4 windows after the "gap" on the -9, 8 windows on the -10.

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa CityLine to fly the A319
Replies: 33
Views: 7991

Re: Lufthansa CityLine to fly the A319

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook paint "gaffe"
Replies: 22
Views: 5683

Re: Thomas Cook paint "gaffe"

Virtual737 wrote:
Peniston Oils and Eat British Muffins both just came to the forefront of my mind.


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by CarbonFibre
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad adding fourth LHR service
Replies: 5
Views: 2902

Etihad adding fourth LHR service

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... 8jan-2019/
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Don't close that lounge just yet! EY are adding an extra 787 flight during December and January.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... 8jan-2019/

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air bankruptcy
Replies: 185
Views: 35859

Re: Primera Air bankruptcy

Who'll get the MAX orders now?

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group orders 27 A320neos
Replies: 35
Views: 7380

Re: Lufthansa Group orders 27 A320neos

They won't be for SN that's for sure!

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA Heathrow Terminal 3
Replies: 26
Views: 4181

Re: BA Heathrow Terminal 3

Why do the BA neo's only use T3?

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help with VLM claim
Replies: 0
Views: 185

Help with VLM claim

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/b4901d_7 ... c81027.pdf
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I'm trying to get a refund from VLM after they went bust. Help with what to put where on this form would be appreciated.

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/b4901d_7 ... c81027.pdf

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 453
Views: 132820

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018

airkas1 wrote:
Looks great!



When do the winglets get attached?

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue hints at new tail design
Replies: 70
Views: 12002

Re: JetBlue hints at new tail design

Why did they use the old style "Airbus A320" legend?

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Jet2 B737 with Airbridge written on the nose
Replies: 18
Views: 3183

Re: Jet2 B737 with Airbridge written on the nose

They've obviously had problems with jetty alignment in the past.

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Post a pic of your passport cover!
Replies: 25
Views: 1239

Re: Post a pic of your passport cover!

This is from some time ago, my old and very worn UK passport with the new replacement beside it. The UK passport authority cut the corner when returning an old and out of data passport to you. https://preview.ibb.co/bywV5U/224601_10150586698405486_5406831_n.jpg Will you get a new one next year or w...

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last BA 767 Flights
Replies: 25
Views: 6661

Re: Last BA 767 Flights

n729pa wrote:
Would be nice if the did a retro one like they did on the last 757 a few years ago.


The LHR paintshop is no more.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10536

Re: Aer Lingus rumor - announcement 9/12

SteveXC500 wrote:
9/12.


December the ninth? Very specific so far off.

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last BA 767 Flights
Replies: 25
Views: 6661

Re: Last BA 767 Flights

LCA 25th Nov.

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 121
Views: 31664

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

The addition of the red years ago ruined it. Same here.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 11036

Re: Flybe reveals updated livery

JannEejit wrote:
So how many airlines have had three liveries in operation at the same time ?


Austrian have got three on the go at the moment.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 11036

Re: Flybe reveals updated livery

I'd like to have seen this.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 11036

Re: Flybe reveals updated livery

JakTrax wrote:
My only criticism is the tiny 'Flybe' titles by the nose - would have looked better if they'd occupied a much bigger space.


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by CarbonFibre
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 11036

Re: Flybe reveals updated livery

It's JECP, which had the landing mishap last year. Went to Malta for paint - which it kind of needed!

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 11036

Re: Flybe reveals updated livery

Hmmm...

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 11036

Re: Flybe New Livery??

From the photos it appears to be a white forward fuselage, wings and engines, a lilac section aft the wings and a purple tail with white lettering.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 11036

Re: Flybe New Livery??

This pink/mauve shade also features in their refreshed branding and on the website. Looks like a new livery to me.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Sep 03, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 11036

Re: Flybe New Livery??

Perhaps they've gone purple/white and ditched the red/yellow/blue mixture. Would match their their new "Close to you" branding.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VLM airlines goes into liquidation
Replies: 13
Views: 4247

Re: VLM airlines goes into liquidation

Just had my flights in September cancelled. Now I know why.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium operating for BA
Replies: 15
Views: 3636

Air Belgium operating for BA

BA will be using an A340 on a couple of Cairo services next week. Bit of a novelty hearing "Speedbird" and seeing an A340. https://www.britishairways.com/travel/booking/public/en_gb/#/flightList?origin=LHR&destination=CAI&outboundDate=2018-09-03&adultCount=1&youngAdultCount...

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus partner with Cityjet for LCY
Replies: 46
Views: 4474

Re: Aer Lingus partner with Cityjet for LCY

aviatorcraig wrote:
What is the latest on the plan to get the Sukhoi certified for LCY ops? Those Avro RJs won't be around for ever.


Is there any point now?

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pet Peeves
Replies: 28
Views: 986

Re: Pet Peeves

Not getting a window seat then seeing someone who has one asleep the whole flight or leaving the blind down.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pet Peeves
Replies: 28
Views: 986

Re: Pet Peeves

fallap wrote:
people who turn on their reading lights during a night flight.


And don't bother to turn them off before they leave.

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare types 2019-2022
Replies: 24
Views: 2478

Re: Rare types 2019-2022

B738 non winglet.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare aircraft to fly on thread 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1228

Re: Rare aircraft to fly on thread 2018

Bostrom wrote:
If you're still planning a trip to the Nordics in november/december, you will have a hard time flying an ATP. It doesn't seem like they have found a new home. (You might however be able to fly a 737-600.)


I managed to bag two 600s last week LHR-ARN-LHR.

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Current Status of LHR Terminals 1, 2, 3, and 4?
Replies: 48
Views: 6727

Re: Current Status of LHR Terminals 1, 2, 3, and 4?

Who's going to use T6 then?

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar A330 flying for BA?
Replies: 5
Views: 1607

Re: Qatar A330 flying for BA?

There's about three other threads about this.

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blue Air revised livery?
Replies: 4
Views: 1316

Blue Air revised livery?

https://planepictures.net/v3/show_en.php?id=1508584
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Is this "Carol I" tail design a one-off or are they planning to have a fleet of famous faces like Norwegian?

https://planepictures.net/v3/show_en.php?id=1508584

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA using Privatair BBJ?
Replies: 22
Views: 5822

Re: BA using Privatair BBJ?

Just checked dates up until mid September on the BA website and the BBJ is still showing. Some of the fares are pretty cheap.

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA using Privatair BBJ?
Replies: 22
Views: 5822

BA using Privatair BBJ?

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/d-awbb
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Any idea how long this is being used for? Presumably not still in BBJ config?!

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/d-awbb

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB A350 at ORY
Replies: 2
Views: 1787

Re: IB A350 at ORY

Crew familiarization as with the LHR flight.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where in the world can you still spot a 727 or a 737-200?
Replies: 47
Views: 4377

Re: Where in the world can you still spot a 727 or a 737-200?

By "spotting" do you mean watching and collecting registrations or taking photos? In the UK the term has always referred to the former.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?
Replies: 36
Views: 12280

Re: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?

One bird strike and the look is ruined!

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340-600 Inbound to MAN 1645
Replies: 8
Views: 3022

Re: LH A340-600 Inbound to MAN 1645

Repaint?

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?
Replies: 36
Views: 12280

Re: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?

Why not a silver belly like the TAP retro? Is silver paint more expensive?

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery
Replies: 56
Views: 13615

Re: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery

The other side of the fuselage is a darker blue.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery
Replies: 56
Views: 13615

Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery

A joint venture with Mirpuri Foundation to promote coral reef conservation.

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Possible New UK ban on Items in Hand Baggage
Replies: 6
Views: 1372

Re: Possible New UK ban on Items in Hand Baggage

Novichok is still okay though?

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with true vol. 2
Replies: 889
Views: 19792

Re: From Russia with true vol. 2

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/377484245876080640/462878864620781579/chrome_2018-07-01_10-15-10.png :checkmark: The establishment's attempt to demonize Russia has failed spectacularly. Next they'll pretend some more Russian double agents have been poisoned. Oh, hang on a minute...

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