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by intaJET
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East Midlands Airport Movements
Replies: 57
Views: 9602

Re: East Midlands Airport Movements

[/quote] Agree. Even though there are few other comments, as a former EMA local I like this thread. Of course the airport's long-standing emphasis on cargo ops has helped it, but I'd expect a relatively slow rebound on the passenger side given that EMA is heavily outbound leisure travel. Yes, there ...

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by intaJET
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East Midlands Airport Movements
Replies: 57
Views: 9602

Re: East Midlands Airport Movements

Log for the 3rd July 2020 Friday 3rd July 2020 06:00 3V4012 ASL Airlines Belgium East Midlands - Belfast Int 757-23A(PF) OE-LFB REV2140 RVL Aviation East Midlands - Isle of Man Reims-Cessna F406 Caravan II G-RVLX NPT023J West Atlantic Uk East Midlands - Jersey 737-3T0(SF) G-JMCP ABR1480 ASL Airline...

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by intaJET
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 270
Views: 40972

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

Devilfish wrote:
intaJET wrote:
(forgive the pun, I know its MEAculpa)

I think you should post it in that airline's livery change thread instead. :wink2:


Nope, it was intended for this thread. It was a play (pun) on words. I know how much Filipino's like to do that. :)

Take care.
IntaJET

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by intaJET
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 270
Views: 40972

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

[quote="Devilfish"] https://manilastandard.net/business/corporate/327341/smc-pursuing-12-b-bulacan-airport-mrt-7-amid-pandemic.html ----- https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1298822/bulacan-fisherfolk-abandon-homes-for-airport-project But the name is also a mouthful ...so how to shorten it... Ma...

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by intaJET
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF's VIP A330 MRTT getting 'Austin Powers' Repaint
Replies: 103
Views: 6410

Re: RAF's VIP A330 MRTT getting 'Austin Powers' Repaint

For all those complaining about the price. ZZ336 was going in for a C or D check which is going to be pretty expensive and lengthy anyway and our Favourite blonde etonian used it as an opportunity. The labour costs ALONE when repainting a 747 in ba colours is about 170K, the paint ‘only’ 30K. This ...

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by intaJET
Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF's VIP A330 MRTT getting 'Austin Powers' Repaint
Replies: 103
Views: 6410

Re: RAF's VIP A330 MRTT getting 'Austin Powers' Repaint

ThomasCook wrote:
Looks like a charter airline now. Wouldn't be out of place in TFS or CFU.


The difference may be, that this carrier won't be out of service anytime soon.

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by intaJET
Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ
Replies: 162
Views: 46532

Re: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ

[/quote] They are flying with 70+% occupations right now, their Tijuana flights are already booked above 85%, even with all its problems, customer experience flying IAJ is still better than all the other crappy airlines competing against them.[/quote] Greetings, This is great news. Lets hope they co...

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by intaJET
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF's VIP A330 MRTT getting 'Austin Powers' Repaint
Replies: 103
Views: 6410

Re: RAF's VIP A330 MRTT getting 'Austin Powers' Repaint

go for the real thing: wear the nation's flag proudly wherever you go, matching this livery all the way! I would draw the line here..... :talktothehand: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/2f/38/b2/2f38b28e9836a8e3a1edb28b586f434c.jpg https://i.pinimg.com/originals/2f/38/b2/2f38b28e9836a8e3a1edb28b586f4...

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by intaJET
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF's VIP A330 MRTT getting 'Austin Powers' Repaint
Replies: 103
Views: 6410

Re: RAF's VIP A330 MRTT getting 'Austin Powers' Repaint

Always good to see the Union Jack proudly displayed. Greetings, Absolutely, a First Class livery. "Fly the Flag" springs to mind. This makes a great statement about the countries modern, forward thinking approach to UK branding. Wherever this beauty lands, there will be no mistake, "...

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by intaJET
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF's VIP A330 MRTT getting 'Austin Powers' Repaint
Replies: 103
Views: 6410

Re: RAF's VIP A330 MRTT getting 'Austin Powers' Repaint

Always good to see the Union Jack proudly displayed. Greetings, Absolutely, a First Class livery. "Fly the Flag" springs to mind. This makes a great statement about the countries modern, forward thinking approach to UK branding. Wherever this beauty lands, there will be no mistake, "...

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by intaJET
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ
Replies: 162
Views: 46532

Re: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ

Is Russia finally giving the parts/spares/support for these or are they still relying on cannibalizing other planes they have? Hello AndoAv8R, I certainly hope they are being supported (as they should be) by the Russians - Sukhoi. Both reputations of Interjet and the plane manufacturer (Sukhoi) are...

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by intaJET
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ
Replies: 162
Views: 46532

Re: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ

dcajet wrote:
intaJET wrote:
I guess it all depends on your perspective, tenacity and strength of character.



Or the t-shirt you are wearing.


Care to elaborate?

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by intaJET
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ
Replies: 162
Views: 46532

Re: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ

Nice to see them back in the air, they are owned, so lets rescue the airline itself Greetings, It is heartening to read that they are rescuing themselves. No small feat, as this must be taking a big concerted effort by all concerned. Like a "Phoenix rising from the ashes" and not done (as...

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by intaJET
Sat Jun 20, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ
Replies: 162
Views: 46532

Re: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ

Nice to see them back in the air, they are owned, so lets rescue the airline itself Not exactly owned, they are under a financial lease, but yeah it's more or less the same. Wonder if they will end up reviving all the fleet, and how much UAC is helping them out. It is a win-win situation for both i...

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by intaJET
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ
Replies: 162
Views: 46532

Re: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ

Nice to see them back in the air, they are owned, so lets rescue the airline itself Greetings, It is heartening to read that they are rescuing themselves. No small feat, as this must be taking a big concerted effort by all concerned. Like a "Phoenix rising from the ashes" and not done (as...

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by intaJET
Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 98
Views: 11925

Re: Greek Aviation Thread - 2020

Tangentially related---Aegean will be moving SX-DGI to the Romanian registry as YR-AGA to operate for startup Animawings (in which Aegean has a 25 percent stake). https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/91601-romanias-animawings-secures-first-aircraft-an-a320 Greetings everyone, Whatever were they ...

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by intaJET
Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 98
Views: 11925

Re: Greek Aviation Thread - 2020

[quote="aemoreira1981"]Tangentially related---Aegean will be moving SX-DGI to the Romanian registry as YR-AGA to operate for startup Animawings (in which Aegean has a 25 percent stake). https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/91601-romanias-animawings-secures-first-aircraft-an-a320 Greetin...

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by intaJET
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ
Replies: 162
Views: 46532

Re: Interjet Now Cannibalizing Its Airbus Fleet according to Bloomberg

Greetings, We are all going through tough and trying times. Interjet had a stellar service reputation and trip reports on the SSJ's were overall, highly favorable. Now, what a great opportunity for the Russians to step-up and show their metal. In reality, Interjet are now totally SSJ centric, Russia...

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by intaJET
Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 13092

Re: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread

Everyone, I just wanted to acknowledge and THANK "VirginFlyer" (I should have done this earlier) for such a detailed start to a forum, no small effort, and highly appreciated. Also, all other respondents. Some of us who have been flying for years (more than we may care to remember), will r...

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by intaJET
Sat Jun 06, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 13092

Re: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread

Max Q wrote:
If I remember correctly, early versions used a braking parachute after landing


Max Q, that is very correct. Not exactly sure the model/years, but remember viewing pics showing deployment upon landing.

Everyone, take care, be safe.
IntaJET

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by intaJET
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 13092

Re: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread

Perhaps it is interesting to add the operators of the Caravelle over the years: Civil operators: - Air Algérie - Aerolíneas Argentinas (1962–1973) - Austrian Airlines - Belgian International Air Services - SABENA - Sobelair - Cruzeiro do Sul - Panair do Brasil - VARIG - Air Burundi - Air Cambodge -...

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by intaJET
Sat May 30, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 270
Views: 40972

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

High traffic visit maybe? So, shouldn't the message be "taking too long to connect" or something like that instead? Is it thru FB? Didn't noticed that at least once. Anyway, this flight data really triggered hysteria that it might carry pax carrying the virus, because the origin is the sa...

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by intaJET
Wed May 27, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 211
Views: 43787

Re: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy

[/quote] Bangkok Airways is actually more of a FSC (or as they refer to themselves, "botique") than an LCC. They compete more directly with TG more than they do with the LCCs.[/quote] I totally agree. Bangkok Airways, is without doubt, deserving of the stellar reputation for service that t...

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by intaJET
Wed May 27, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 211
Views: 43787

Re: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy

Problem is, their premium product is at best similar to foreign legacies, and their economy product is not cheap enough to compete with LCC's. They don't have a real unique selling point to make me choose TG over SQ or EK in a premium class, or TG over Air Asia or Scoot in economy. Greetings everyo...

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by intaJET
Wed May 27, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM - Master Thread
Replies: 277
Views: 40599

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

Greetings fellow Airliners. My post here is to SALUTE KLM (crew, staff & company), regardless of the political dynamics during this unfortunate period we are all subjected to, worldwide. KLM have kept the door-open to travel. I'll give you an example, my local airport Birmingham - UK (BHX. http:...

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by intaJET
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing is sued for $336 million over canceled 737 MAX order
Replies: 57
Views: 9900

Re: Boeing is sued for $336 million over canceled 737 MAX order

The following came to mind. "possession (in this instance, deposit funds) is nine points of the law". https://definitions.uslegal.com/p/possession-is-nine-points-of-the-law/ Keep safe wherever you are during this trying time. On the contrary: from what I´ve seen it is far more likely that ...

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by intaJET
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 270
Views: 40972

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

Looks like it's both domestic flights and sea (quite popular in RP) arrivals. Schools etc closed for a month and quarantine lock downs in Manila (apprx. 25million, one of the worlds largest cities). This is a Breaking News situation, so expect further details to be forthcoming. Meanwhile it's just b...

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by intaJET
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 270
Views: 40972

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

Devilfish.....Thank you for the article link. Very informative and well written.

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by intaJET
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 270
Views: 40972

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

Crybaby UA, everyone. MNL-SEA flight of PR may be put on hold.... :banghead: https://business.inquirer.net/291768/united-airlines-blocks-pal-bid-to-fly-to-seattle United Airlines is lobbying for the US Department of Transportation to put PAL’s expansion on hold until the American industry giant is ...

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by intaJET
Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA new livery
Replies: 48
Views: 12667

Re: MEA new livery

Greetings everyone, Whilst I personally do not find the new livery attractive (at first sight, made me feel it looked like a Christmas tree bauble - not related to the Cedar of Lebanon tree), you have to factor in cultural aesthetics, We all have cultural national identity traits, so this may appeal...

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by intaJET
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 210626

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

We will very shortly be into March 2020. I would assume that any (booked) visitors wishing to attend the Olympic Games, will be evaluating this critical situation. This is a tragic situation and dilemma for Japan,, but potential postponement of the games cannot be disregarded. The impact of this cri...

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by intaJET
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 210626

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

We are treading through a very dangerous and difficult time with this impending (it's not if, but when) pandemic. Regards business travel, many multi-nationals with global operations will adapt (for survival & necessity) to more video conference, meetings etc. Once things (hopefully) calm down a...

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by intaJET
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean new livery
Replies: 180
Views: 53927

Re: Aegean new livery

"Thikanis" (a typical Greek greeting,,,,,,"how are you?" ) to fellow aviation fans and hope the reply is "Cala...."doing well") and No, I'm not Greek. :) Firstly, Thank You OA262 for posting the great pics, very informative and well done. much appreciated. AEGEAN's...

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by intaJET
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 98
Views: 11925

Re: Greek Aviation Thread - 2020

You can't please everyone. Personally, I think they've done a great job & I feel it projects a great image for both Aegean airlines and Greece.

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by intaJET
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean new livery
Replies: 180
Views: 53927

Re: Aegean new livery

Very nice livery. Great job Aegean!

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by intaJET
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester (UK) Thread - 2020
Replies: 134
Views: 26616

Re: Manchester (UK) Thread - 2020

Likewise, I moved away from the area (BHX) many years ago (into the US & miss the UK more than I would like to say), all posters & their content are valued. MANMatthew, and this is not to berate you in anyway, but please understand, these forums keep ex-pats in-touch (you have to be one, to ...

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by intaJET
Sat Dec 21, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean new livery
Replies: 180
Views: 53927

Re: Aegean new livery

You can actually sort of see the titles below the white tape on that last photo. They certainly look large, and fairly plain typeface-wise. Not only can you discern the title, but with some basic photo manipulation you can clearly see two large "strokes" on the tail. They correspond to th...

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by intaJET
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye BAC 1-11!
Replies: 121
Views: 21608

Re: Goodbye BAC 1-11!

Had a great reminisce moment, remembering my younger days. Flew numerous times on Autair (ex Luton - Clarksons Holidays) BAC 1-11 400 which morphed into Court Line (ex Luton - Clarksons) BAC 1-11 Super 500's (very colourful livery), to many Mediterranean hotspots (those were the days). Package holid...

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