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by xwb777
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad reveals configuration of 787-10, first routes announced
Replies: 6
Views: 4445

Re: Etihad reveals configuration of 787-10, first routes announced

MileHFL400 wrote:
When is delivery expected?


End of October. First flight in November.

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by xwb777
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 171
Views: 14198

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Etihad to fly a one-off A380 to Male on Tuesday 18/09/2018 instead of the A320.

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by xwb777
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 24818

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Emirates has confirmed its order for 20 A380s. Deliveries will start 2020.

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by xwb777
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 171
Views: 14198

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Emirates confirms its deal for 20 A380s. Deliveries will start from 2020.

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by xwb777
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 171
Views: 14198

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Etihad first B787-10, A6-BMA is out of the production line.

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by xwb777
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions
Replies: 164
Views: 26189

Re: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions

http://m.aviationweek.com/commercial-av ... -its-chief
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According to the linked article, Sir Tim Clark was considering taking over some of Etihad's aircraft orders particularly the B787-9

Link: http://m.aviationweek.com/commercial-av ... -its-chief

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by xwb777
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian LCC secures LGW slots
Replies: 13
Views: 1346

Indian LCC secures LGW slots

Indigo, India's largest airline company by fleet and passengers number has announced that it has secured slots at London Gatwick Airport for flights to/from India. Indigo is all set to launch flights this winter season once it receives its first A321NEO from Airbus during November. As the A321NEO do...

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by xwb777
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK
Replies: 124
Views: 19228

Re: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK

An official statement from Emirates: "Statement: Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on #EK203 from Dubai to New York were taken ill. On arrival, as a precaution, they were attended to by local health authorities. All others will disembark shortly. The safety & care of our custome...

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by xwb777
Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK
Replies: 124
Views: 19228

Re: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK

100 passengers were being checked (CDC). Emirates confirms that only 10 people are affected.

'https://www.arabianbusiness.com/travel-hospitality/403827-emirates-plane-quarantined-at-us-airport-after-passengers-fall-ill

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by xwb777
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 437
Views: 33715

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Emirates A380 is back to serve BNE.

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by xwb777
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: No A350’s for Etihad
Replies: 65
Views: 13925

Re: Rumour: No A350’s for Etihad

jodieellis wrote:
I'm wondering about this either, I think there is a report that their A350 will never arrive and probably cancelled. But I am also wondering about their 787-10, Will it arrive as well?


Etihad is scheduled to receive the first B787-10 in November.

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by xwb777
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 to DXB
Replies: 12
Views: 4192

Re: Air France A380 to DXB

Actually the winter season is Dubai's busiest. Thats when we have the most tourist coming as temperatures are much "cooler". A lot of seasonal carriers resume operations, frequences are upgraded and so is equipment. SU will upgrade to a wide-body A/C. Rumour is that it will be they beauti...

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by xwb777
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 to DXB
Replies: 12
Views: 4192

Re: Air France A380 to DXB

chrisnh wrote:
Is that the runway project in Dubai causing this?



The runway project is in April - May.

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by xwb777
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 171
Views: 14198

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Etihad to fly a one-off A380 to Jeddah on 23SEP19.

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by xwb777
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 to DXB
Replies: 12
Views: 4192

Air France A380 to DXB

For a limited period only, Air France will be flying the A380 to DXB on a daily basis for 2 weeks in January 2019 instead of the A332/B77W mix. AF A380 is scheduled to serve the route from 14JAN19 to 27JAN19. AF662 CDG1330 – 2325DXB 388 D AF655 DXB0145 – 0620CDG 388 D Source: https://www.routesonlin...

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by xwb777
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: No A350’s for Etihad
Replies: 65
Views: 13925

Re: Rumour: No A350’s for Etihad

Yeah I don't see this cancellation happening. Maybe part of them and with deferrals but not a straight out cancellation. Also, it's not unthinkable that some of the orders could be transferred to EK. I don't see any order(s) transferred to Emirates. I guess their order for 36 A380, 150 B777X and 40...

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by xwb777
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will EK ever firm its 787 order?
Replies: 26
Views: 5094

Re: Will EK ever firm its 787 order?

From Emirates B787 announcement article: Quote: "Emirates’ agreement includes conversion rights to switch the aircraft to 787-9s, offering the airline additional flexibility for its future fleet and global network. Emirates’ Dreamliners will be delivered in a mix of two and three-cabin class co...

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by xwb777
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will EK ever firm its 787 order?
Replies: 26
Views: 5094

Re: Will EK ever firm its 787 order?

I guess EK is still evaluating both engines available for the B787-10. I recall Sheikh Ahmed stating that the first aircraft will be delivered in 2022.

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by xwb777
Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: British Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon
Replies: 218
Views: 43301

Re: Rumour: British Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon

If the Etihad A350 cancellation is true, would BA take the delivery slots?

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by xwb777
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 268
Views: 34514

Re: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018

N14AZ wrote:
So where is 9H-MIP now? In LGW or in NYC?


In LGW.

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by xwb777
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 171
Views: 14198

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... t=Emirates
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Akbar Al Baker hints on adding Detroit to QR network.

Source: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... t=Emirates

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by xwb777
Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 171
Views: 14198

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Emirates to drop flights between Colombo and Singapore.

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by xwb777
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Report: 'Emirates' - best carrier among the American travellers
Replies: 32
Views: 3301

Report: 'Emirates' - best carrier among the American travellers

According to a new report conducted by yougov, a data company, Emirates was the rated the best among the American travelers beating British Airways, Delta, American Airlines and Lufthansa. It was also found that the American travellers are more likely to recommend the airlines to family and friends....

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by xwb777
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudia suspends Canada service
Replies: 98
Views: 14347

Re: Saudia suspends Canada service

Canada to seek UAE andUK help to diffuse the tension. Let's hope things will improve for the sake of aviation. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-canada-diplomacy/canada-to-ask-allies-to-help-cool-saudi-dispute-as-kingdom-blocks-its-grain-idUSKBN1KS23G?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm...

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by xwb777
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement
Replies: 76
Views: 9276

Re: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement

We haven't heard anything from Air Canada. Will they increase DXB flights to 4/5 weekly or will they stick to the current frequencies?

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by xwb777
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 171
Views: 14198

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Emirates has received its 141th B77W, A6-EQN.

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