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by AirbusOnly
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR72 5+ Hour Flight
Replies: 20
Views: 4931

Re: ATR72 5+ Hour Flight

https://www.avgeekery.com/boeing-717-fly-way-mainland/


Awesome!! A bit OT: but how do they get these big tanks into the cabin???
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SierraPacific wrote:
If anybody is interested in this topic, I find the article about how Hawaiian got their 717's to the islands fascinating. It shows the ferry tanks that are installed.

https://www.avgeekery.com/boeing-717-fly-way-mainland/


Awesome!! A bit OT: but how do they get these big tanks into the cabin???

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Polling On Which City To Send A380 To (ORD, SEA, TPA, DFW)
Replies: 102
Views: 13255

Re: Lufthansa Polling On Which City To Send A380 To (ORD, SEA, TPA, DFW)

Well, what about YYZ or GRU? Last year I read an interview of LH CEO for Latin America and he said that BOG was the most rewarding market in the region and because of that they upgrade their flight from an a343 to the biggest aircraft available a346. So it would make sense to send the 748 to BOG an...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"
Replies: 51
Views: 10143

Re: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"

Currently TF-FXB , a 19 y/o De Havilland Canada Dash 8 Q400 is flying KEF-MAN as flight FI 440. 1.669 km / 1.037 miles = 2:15 h. Alternately they use this bird on KEF-DUB as well. Cause? Lack of planes, low densitiy route? I think it must one of the last adventures and challenges to do such flights...

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"
Replies: 51
Views: 10143

Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"

Currently TF-FXB , a 19 y/o De Havilland Canada Dash 8 Q400 is flying KEF-MAN as flight FI 440. 1.669 km / 1.037 miles = 2:15 h. Alternately they use this bird on KEF-DUB as well. Cause? Lack of planes, low densitiy route? I think it must one of the last adventures and challenges to do such flights ...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 24870

Re: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO

Thing is its a game changer for LH as it will allow them to do BER, HAM and DUS transatlantic with a right-sized aircraft. It is pretty compelling for them. It will also allow them to lift more cargo and bags than their A321 and open up new West Africa routes that their A333 is too big for. It does...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue May 28, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest LH Airbus 320 last flight today
Replies: 54
Views: 9245

Re: Oldest LH Airbus 320 last flight today

Honestly...is an A 320 so spectacular and worth seeing in a museum , if there are still thousands of them flying around - even if it was first one of Lufthansa? ;-)

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by AirbusOnly
Tue May 28, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest LH Airbus 320 last flight today
Replies: 54
Views: 9245

Oldest LH Airbus 320 last flight today

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH1PA/20acd6be

DAIPA (MSN0069, built 1989) just on her last flight for LH after 29 years! She left Frankfurt for a roundtrip to HAM and made some circles over XFW where she was "Born".
Bye Bye old fellow!
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https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH1PA/20acd6be

DAIPA (MSN0069, built 1989) just on her last flight for LH after 29 years! She left Frankfurt for a roundtrip to HAM and made some circles over XFW where she was "Born".
Bye Bye old fellow!

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by AirbusOnly
Thu May 09, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye BAC 1-11!
Replies: 85
Views: 10956

Re: Goodbye BAC 1-11!

Omg...which memories are coming up here... I just say flight DR 112, Hamburg, Sept. 1971 - I was 13 y / o at that time and one of the surviving passengers together with my grandmother ..... hard to find back in daily life after that crash ....I love flying nowadays, but it took years until I was abl...

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by AirbusOnly
Wed May 08, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet
Replies: 146
Views: 26952

Re: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet

Aren't TF-SKY and TF-DTR, the both A 321neo from WOW still Standing around at KEF? Icelandair could use them now for a while and test the usability.... ;-)

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest domestic flights
Replies: 38
Views: 4225

Re: Shortest domestic flights

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/vt261
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One of the shortest domestic flights I have ever taken was PPT-MOZ, 5-7 minutes flight on an ATR 42.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/vt261

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Ceases Operations
Replies: 969
Views: 157112

Re: WOW Ceases Operations

Flying to Ostrava (Czech Republic), I guess for repaint for the new owner

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last VS A340
Replies: 51
Views: 15596

Re: Last VS A340

Luckily IB and LH still have plenty of A346s! Not with LH which is also drawing down their A346 fleet and FA rumours are MUC A346 fleet are going by end of year 2019. Michael Yep. The A346 is already gone at EWR. Happily for me I now get to see their A359 which even their new livery can’t ruin. IB ...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF) currently closed because of an accident
Replies: 29
Views: 9022

Airport Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF) currently closed because of an accident

Again "German Luftwaffe": :evil: https://www.berliner-zeitung.de/berlin/verkehr/keine-starts-und-landungen-defekter-luftwaffen-jet-blockiert-flugverkehr-in-schoenefeld-32385002 Translation of this text by Google: No takeoffs and landings Broken Air Force Jet blocking air traffic in Schönef...

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 447 diverted to KEF
Replies: 5
Views: 3618

LH 447 diverted to KEF

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH447/202854c0
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Just saw that LH 447 DEN-FRA was diverted to KEF, I assume it is a medical issue.

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH447/202854c0

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FR24 not available
Replies: 1
Views: 1132

FR24 not available

the website of Flightradar24.com has not been available for hours. Does anyone know what's going on and when it will be online again?

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mahan Air Launches IKA-CCS...First Flight Already in the Air!
Replies: 80
Views: 14221

Re: Mahan Air Launches IKA-CCS...First Flight Already in the Air!

thank birdwatching for contributing to the objectification of the whole debate here. I can support each of your words.I would like to remind the moderator MalevTU134 that a colleague has called for no political issues to be discussed here. But he does this first and full of emotions. That's not the ...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Starting AMS-SJO-LIR Service in October 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 4819

Re: KLM launches LIR

I guess same with KL 755 Amsterdam-Quito-Guayaquil-Amsterdam. They Need Guayaquil I guess only for coming back nonstop to Europe as Quito‘s runway is too short for a heavy 777.

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to attempt relaunch as new company
Replies: 33
Views: 6769

Re: Wow Air to attempt relaunch as new company

Skuli will do it again! I know he will succeed and be successful! He is the type of person who inspires failures

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 3908

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019

Why two Italian cities and not f.e. LHR or FRA?

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Livespotting PRG Airport
Replies: 1
Views: 2785

Livespotting PRG Airport

https://www.mall.tv/planespotting
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The live Webcam at Prague Airport was renewed, even with live communication btw. Tower and plane and showing live departing and landing

https://www.mall.tv/planespotting

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to Use 757s on KEF-SFO
Replies: 28
Views: 7110

Re: Icelandair to Use 757s on KEF-SFO

WOW Air was flying several times nonstop KEF-SFO and KEF-LAX with their A 321neo TF-SKY. Only on the way back they sometimes stopped for fuel in Edmonton. So they were first in longhaul flights with narrowbodys.

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to order 100 B737MAX or A320NEO next year
Replies: 211
Views: 35415

Re: LH to order 100 B737MAX or A320NEO next year

The bad thing with this thread is, that people can keep dreaming for a year about LH buying the MAX, with endless posts how nice that would be. IMO all this posters will have to swallow that LH will buy more A320neo family frames in about a year. Agree 100 % !! There is no really serious reason for...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Ceases Operations
Replies: 969
Views: 157112

Re: WOW Financial Discussion Thread

I liked this airline and appreciated Skuli Mogensen for his courage and unconventionality in creating something big in a small country. What was the slogan in the former national anthem of the former German Democratic Republic?Risen from ruins ... that's what I wish WOW AIR. May she soon - restructu...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Ceases Operations
Replies: 969
Views: 157112

Re: WOW Financial Discussion Thread

"I will never be able to forgive myself for not taking action earlier, as it is obvious that WOW was an incredible airline and we were on the right track to do great things again." https://www.mbl.is/frettir/innlent/2019/03/28/mun_aldrei_fyrirgefa_sjalfum_mer/ This writes Skúli Mogensen, C...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A 340-600 stuck up in BOG?
Replies: 3
Views: 2318

LH A 340-600 stuck up in BOG?

Flight LH 543 BOG-FRA was cancelled on 20 March and since that time A 340-600 D-AIHD is on ground in BOG.Anyone knows why?

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 716295

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

Germany closed airspace too for the MAX

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Dane Airlines - New Danish airline
Replies: 48
Views: 8081

Re: Great Dane Airlines - New Danish airline

Weird concept, but I hope they will prosper, and wish them all the best. Some seats on these three scheduled routes are already sold to a travel agency This must be the only way they can make it work. I wonder if we will see them doing charter work from other airports in Denmark this summer. The li...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc launches ABV/VIE/AMM/ATH & MIA - April '19 Launch
Replies: 38
Views: 5514

Re: Royal Air Maroc launches ABV/VIE/AMM/ATH & MIA - April '19 Launch

OA940 wrote:
Irrelevant to BOS, but looking at RAM's website CMN-ATH is 4h35m westbound on an E190. I assume that has to be among the longest flights for the type. Will they need to place restrictions, especially during summer?


Even CMN-ARN is flown by their E190.

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW
Replies: 105
Views: 24784

Re: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW

https://www.flightradar24.com/ACA2349/1f5a4ad3


Which was the former registration of this frame and are they repainted to AC livery in KEF already?
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SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
C-GHPJ has just left KEF as AC2349

https://www.flightradar24.com/ACA2349/1f5a4ad3


Which was the former registration of this frame and are they repainted to AC livery in KEF already?

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates intends to fly HAM-JFK
Replies: 119
Views: 19147

Re: Emirates intends to fly HAM-JFK

Can someone explain why Germany's second-largest city has no direct flights with north America? Well, it's only the second largest city-proper, not metro area. I know the comparison is not fair, because Hamburg is a really important city, but San Antonio is seventh largest city proper of the USA, b...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Closes All U.S. Stations Except: BOS/BWI/DTW/EWR
Replies: 64
Views: 12576

Re: WOW Closes All U.S. Stations Except: BOS/BWI/DTW/EWR

All these negative Statements and fault-finder….why not thinking more positive that WOW AIR recognized their mistakes they made - late but seems not too late ? Now they are trying to consolidate their business on solid business model - so give them all the chances they Need. And I am sure they will ...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Departures in the middle of the night
Replies: 88
Views: 13946

Re: Departures in the middle of the night

DXB for example is extemly busy also during night hours with numerous flights to India, Asia, Australia and some African destinations.

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran
Replies: 195
Views: 49145

Re: Norweigan 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran

teusje wrote:
Norwegian 8402 LN-DYG just took off from Shiraz back to Oslo.



...and was diverted to WAW...for whatever reason….but finally arrived OSL...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 113
Views: 20230

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

I was not expecting that! I am into it. Is this an international bird or doing regional/domestic flights? As of right now it's announced that they will be used on flights to HNL. There may be some domestic or regional familiarity flights for training before the first HNL flights in May but I'm not ...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 113
Views: 20230

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

Some more Details:

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TF-GAY now in the air flying KEF-DEL
Replies: 26
Views: 8903

Re: TF-GAY now in the air flying KEF-DEL

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW322/1ecd8d20
In Icelandic media I couldn't find any Information about the level of capacity at that flight - and the return flight. Anybody has some informations about that?
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TF-GAY just now is doing its 2. flight from KEF to DEL. https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW322/1ecd8d20
In Icelandic media I couldn't find any Information about the level of capacity at that flight - and the return flight. Anybody has some informations about that?

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by AirbusOnly
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today
Replies: 73
Views: 15992

Re: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today

TF-DTR arrived at KEF only 70min later as scheduled at 5.30 am, so all connecting flights to Europe could be achieved...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 69048

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

D-AIHD will landing in around 15 min. from now..without diversion!

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today
Replies: 73
Views: 15992

Re: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW174/1ec33018
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Just saw that yesterday they already used their A 321neo TF-DTR on this route and even this plane made a technical stop at YEG (I guess for refuelling). DTR will soon be back on her way to KEF...
https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW174/1ec33018

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today
Replies: 73
Views: 15992

WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today

Dead ones live longer…. ;) WOW Air again is just flying long range with A 321 TF-CAT. This is no "neo". In the past they sometimes used TF-SKY, A 321neo for this route and in most times he did it nonstop. So I'm curious if CAT can do it non-stop too…. 6,942 km = 4,3135 nm....more than 8 ho...

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 69048

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH5Y/1ec2078d
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You guys in SAN get the next LH A 340-600 today. D-AIHD just departed FRA to SAN, flight time is calculated with 11 h and 20 min, ETA 12:50 pm (hope it will fly nonstop this time and not make a stop-.over at LAS again)
https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH5Y/1ec2078d

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Merkel's A343 diverts to CGN
Replies: 65
Views: 8613

Re: Merkel's A343 diverts to CGN

I wonder whether IBERIA could fulfil the high security requirements so fast....did they reject the whole first and Business class passenger in favor for Mrs. Merkel and Mr. Scholz, the finance Minister and their staff, or are they both sitting in the middle of all other "normal" passengers...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 69048

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

Update: as of ~7:45am Thursday, LH466 is now sked to arrive SAN early at 12:51pm (with an on-time departure at 3:05pm.) AF302 is also early (as of now) sked to land at 3:36pm; on time departure of flight 303 is still at 6:05pm. For those interested in seeing the trifecta, (747) Speedbird is running...

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 466 FRA - SAN today with A 340-600
Replies: 17
Views: 4021

LH 466 FRA - SAN today with A 340-600

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH5Y/1eb51b97
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Maybe interesting for some SAN spotter: LH 466 today is operated with an AIRBUS A 340-600 D-AIHL - afaik the first time with this Beauty... ;-)
It is also listed to fly on 4. December.

https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH5Y/1eb51b97

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by AirbusOnly
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA191 LHR-AUS diverting to KEF
Replies: 1
Views: 1373

BA191 LHR-AUS diverting to KEF

https://www.flightradar24.com/BAW91C/1ead02af

Just on approach to KEF....medical issue?
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https://www.flightradar24.com/BAW91C/1ead02af

Just on approach to KEF....medical issue?

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by AirbusOnly
Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair making a bid for controlling stake in TACV
Replies: 45
Views: 8522

Re: Icelandair making a bid for controlling stake in TACV

There are currently already 2 Icelandair B 757, TF-FII and TF-FIJ , flying for VR, since TF-FIW is chartered out to Abercrombie & Kent and Captains Choice

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by AirbusOnly
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR A 321 on the way to Cuba
Replies: 12
Views: 5369

Re: WOW AIR A 321 on the way to Cuba

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flig ... 3#1e90d342
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In the meantime TF-MOM made one flight for Aruba Airlines as AG902 from AUA to GEO yesterday, but on the way back she was again diverted to HAV....mysterious...

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flig ... 3#1e90d342

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by AirbusOnly
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR A 321 on the way to Cuba
Replies: 12
Views: 5369

WOW AIR A 321 on the way to Cuba

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW9321/1e8ac1b
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What is that for a kind of flight? New charter flight? Or is the plane chartered out? Currently WOW Air's "MOM" ( A 321 TF-MOM) is on the way to HAV.

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW9321/1e8ac1b

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by AirbusOnly
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History
Replies: 143
Views: 23443

Re: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History

LH used their 313 in their last operating Time only on very short but much frequented routes like HAM-FRA or TXL-FRA. As far as I know LH never flew TATL with their 313.

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by AirbusOnly
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 293
Views: 44928

Re: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/HFM380P/1e5656e0

Who will be the next charterer?
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9H-MIP is in the air again and left ist base BYJ (Beja) 1,5 hours ago northwest bound....no destinations is given...
https://www.flightradar24.com/HFM380P/1e5656e0

Who will be the next charterer?

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