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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed May 15, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 538
Views: 82695

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status ... 58656?s=09


The twitter post just says the TPE - KIX leg. Is PR also closing the MNL - TPE sector? :confused:
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PR77W wrote:
Looks liked PAL will be closing there MNL-TPE-KIX-TPE-MNL flight soon.
https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status ... 58656?s=09


The twitter post just says the TPE - KIX leg. Is PR also closing the MNL - TPE sector? :confused:

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed May 15, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1573
Views: 157127

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

unrave wrote:
CEO, HR head and Company Secretary all quit the airline today


So the saying, "Rats flee before the ship sinks" still remains true. :rotfl:

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sun May 12, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Myanmar plane in emergency touchdown as landing gear fails
Replies: 1
Views: 1396

Myanmar plane in emergency touchdown as landing gear fails

A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft’s landing gear failed, forcing the jet into an emergency landing with no front wheels on Sunday morning. The Myanmar Airlines flight UB-103 – an Embraer-190 model – was grounded at around 9am in Mandalay (10am Malaysia), a city popular among foreign ...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Fri May 10, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30137

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Apparently, according to insider sources, Vistara's expansion in both domestic and international market stagnated only due to the lack of slots at DEL and BOM. Now with Jet out of the picture, Vistara is purchasing the B777s and A330s of Jet only to fly to destinations like LHR and other American ci...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Thu May 09, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3058
Views: 303483

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The FAA is so concerned about the future of Boeing's 737 Max that it is bringing in NASA and the Air Force to help ensure it is safe to fly again The panel is made up of experts from the FAA, NASA, the US Air Force, and a branch of the Department of Transportation. None of the members of the panel ...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed May 08, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30137

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

SpiceJet offers business class seats at 30-40% less than competitors https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/spicejet-offers-business-class-seats-at-30-40-less-than-competitors/1571638/ This is game changing. Instead of modifying the 9W a/c SG is going ahead to introduce SpiceBiz. Let's see how t...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed May 08, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1573
Views: 157127

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Jet Airways gets its first bid from two unknown entrepreneurs and clutch of investors Just two days before the deadline for putting in bids, Jet Airways has got its first proposal from an unlikely group of investors. The group includes two little known entrepreneurs: a British, an NRI, and investme...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed May 08, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30137

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

killswitch13 wrote:
Vistara plans to acquire Jet’s 777


Source?

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Tue May 07, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order
Replies: 44
Views: 10087

Re: IndiGo Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order

I have a feeling they would order A330neo The article clearly mentions A321LR, A321XLR but not A330neo. Besides, it would be difficult for 6E or any carrier for that matter (except the govt. funded Air India) to survive with any wide bodies in the current Indian market due to price consciousness an...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Tue May 07, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 538
Views: 82695

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

I think just the other day I read a rumor (can't remember if here or another site) which claimed that 5J was looking to get rid of at least some of their A330s (i.e. return them to the lessor) in favor of their new A321s, with poor performance in long haul being cited as a factor. Is there any trut...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon May 06, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 538
Views: 82695

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Quick question: Has MNL discontinued the air side passenger shuttle between terminals? I used it two years ago and it was great for connecting flights, but it seemed to be little known. I cannot find anything on the NAIA web site that mentions that it still exists. Anyone have any info? AFAIK it st...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sat May 04, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000
Replies: 14
Views: 4665

Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000

..........the state-owned carrier was looking to bring air marshals on board some flights. ..........a drop in visitor numbers to the island nation following the attacks would be inevitable "In the turnaround plan that we submitted to the government, we were expecting to reach a breakeven situ...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed May 01, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30137

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Vistara took 100 Pilots 450 CC AIX took 50 Captains and 200 CC SG says it took 1000 employees,no details, could be ground staff. I think 9W employees are making the right choices. Why isn't 6E pouncing on this opportunity? They are the ones with the most captain shortages. It is completely unlike 6...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 66619

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Qatar Airways flight drama: Sydney-bound flight makes emergency landing in Perth A passenger aboard a flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Perth has described the terrifying moment the pilot warned them to “not be alarmed” if they saw something “drop off the wing”. The 27-year-old...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 34302

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

IndiGo delays planned 2nd daily Delhi – Istanbul flight to 01JUL19, instead of 01MAY19. From 05MAY19 to 31MAY19, existing 1 daily service from Istanbul will also make a technical stop, via Ahmedabad (Doha for 05MAY19 departure), instead of nonstop https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status/11222140566...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 297
Views: 31995

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Qatar Airways Now Flying Through Syrian Airspace They’re the airline that is dealing with the most airspace issues, given the Gulf blockade, which means they can’t use the airspace of Saudi Arabia, along with other countries. The G202/A21 corridor with transition at MODIK to Baghdad FIR or ZELAF/SO...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1573
Views: 157127

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

https://www.livemint.com/money/personal ... 62358.html
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For those holding on to their Jet miles, this article provides an in-depth overview on what to do with it.

https://www.livemint.com/money/personal ... 62358.html

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1573
Views: 157127

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Merge Jet Airways with Air India: Subramanian Swamy BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has written to civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu asking him to recommend the cabinet to merge Jet Airways (India) Ltd. .........but also to enable Air India to recover its former premier position. Source: https://w...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1573
Views: 157127

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Will the slots at BOM be auctioned or be on a first come, first served basis?

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 384685

Re: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended

I guess it is finally time to close this magnificent thread.

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 384685

Re: Jet Airways Latest Developments Discussion Thread

I read somewhere that Jet was inducted into the Star Alliance back in the 2007 but was then quickly removed. Couldn't track back the source. Can someone clarify?

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 538
Views: 82695

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Duterte warns of military takeover for NAIA. President Duterte on Thursday warned that he will order the military to take over the Ninoy Aquino International Airport if NAIA officials do not improve its operations. The President has expressed displeasure over the slow-paced implementation of reform...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 34302

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

https://www.deccanherald.com/amp/busine ... 26285.html
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A good article by Deccan Herald stating the plight of Indian aviation and the things government can do to make the lives of airlines better.

https://www.deccanherald.com/amp/busine ... 26285.html

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 384685

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

https://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/ ... 1.62926562
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BREAKING: NG resigns. Etihad and Jet are now working closely to resolve a solution for the debt-laden airline.

Source: https://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/ ... 1.62926562

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 384685

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

With Etihad selling the Jet stakes, who will the next potent buyer with the Jet stakes? QR?

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 384685

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Pilots Will Stop Flying On April 1st If Salaries Remain Unpaid In addition to their spiralling debt, Jet Airways is facing a pilot strike if they cannot makes salary payments. Jet Airways’ pilots have set the deadline to receive salaries of April 1st, 2019. Jet Airways’ pilots met under the Nationa...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 384685

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

With such unpredictable cancellations, why would anyone book on 9W? Can anyone please explain?

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 538
Views: 82695

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

You know, I just realized something rather sad the other day. It seems very much possible that by the time our new airport opens (Sangley/Bulacan/Clark/wherever), it's likely that most A380s will be gone from the skies. Lufthansa, Singapore, Air France, and Qatar among others seem to be quickly get...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 384685

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Oh... Jet is cancelling all Abu Dhabi flights supposedly. https://www.bing.com/amp/s/www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/jet-airways-grounds-its-operations-in-abu-dhabi-airport-3656611.html/amp Well,.. brinkmanship has maxed out. This accelerates the game. Goyal has doubled down. He also just gave E...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India suspends Madrid and Birmingham
Replies: 44
Views: 10042

Re: Air India suspends Madrid and Birmingham

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1416793&p=21180151#p21180151
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Already being discussed in the Indian aviation thread for March 2019.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1416793&p=21180151#p21180151

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 538
Views: 82695

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Philippine Airlines Hints At SkyTeam Preference "Star Alliance is big, but you see a lot of overlaps in the region. While oneworld tends to work with the strong carriers in each geographic regions. SkyTeam seems to have the least overlap, as they have limited members." "PAL is keen t...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 381
Views: 29217

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

Review: SPICEJET 737- FILTHY, CHAOTIC, TERRIBLE!

Josh Cahill has rated SG as the world's worst LCC in his recent video.

Link to youtube video: https://youtu.be/u-TEeGmdZ5Q

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 384685

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Indigo is hiring Jet pilots with some compensation for unpaid salary: https://www.bing.com/amp/s/in.news.yahoo.com/amphtml/indigo-woos-jet-airways-pilots-013000351.html The wheels are coming off. Leasors, pilots, and passengers are going elsewhere. This has gone on too long. I hope a deal is announ...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 119
Views: 24872

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

eta unknown wrote:
I find it ironic that this is the same Malaysian PM who, when in power years ago, happily cut cheques to keep MH afloat to fly to (drum roll please...) JNB, CPT, BUE, YVR, LAX, MEX, ZAG...


Time changes people. People change with experiences.

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 381
Views: 29217

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

https://twitter.com/MoCA_GoI/status/1105527436345860101


Is it just grounding of the Indian registered MAX or banishing all the MAX from the Indian airspace like CAA did to the British airspace?
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trinidadeG wrote:
Indian DGCA decides to ground the Boeing 737MAX.


https://twitter.com/MoCA_GoI/status/1105527436345860101


Is it just grounding of the Indian registered MAX or banishing all the MAX from the Indian airspace like CAA did to the British airspace?

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 381
Views: 29217

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

Big news !! Vistara gets permission to fly international. Colombo to be first destination https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/tata-s-vistara-finally-gets-approval-to-fly-on-international-routes-119031200916_1.html And now just wait for the "bully" to announce DEL-CMB ! The...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 119
Views: 24872

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

Hahahahahaha :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: As if. Never gonna happen. There's no way the people in power will give up the ample opportunities to enrich themselves and their friends provided by control of a state-owned airline -- from patronage jobs to lucrative no-bid contracts. And the national airline ...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 119
Views: 24872

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

Maybe SIA could buy MAS like the pre-1972 era? SIA is in need of narrowbodies anyways and MAS has loads of them. Even the widebodies are of the same types operated by SIA (A330, A350, A380). This way MAS don't loose their dignity.

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pilot leaves Gun in Aircraft at ATL
Replies: 78
Views: 11466

Re: Delta Pilot leaves Gun in Aircraft at ATL

French Policewoman Shot Dead By Fellow Cop In Gun Game A French policeman who shot and killed a fellow officer at police headquarters in Paris was fooling around with his service weapon when it went off Source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/french-policewoman-shot-dead-by-fellow-cop-in-gun-game-2...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 381
Views: 29217

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

DGCA will put out a statement regarding 737 MAX in the afternoon Any harsh directive regarding the MAX will affect only one airline in the country, and that airline is neither in a great financial condition. Hope they are considerate of that. If Jet goes down the drain, so be it. Why would DGCA com...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 35 United Airlines Employees Fired After Being Caught Selling Staff Travel Perks
Replies: 0
Views: 549

35 United Airlines Employees Fired After Being Caught Selling Staff Travel Perks

“The three families, who were traveling internationally, stated that they had ‘paid for’ first class tickets – but they were on non-revenue reservations and were unable to provide the names of the employees who had provided the tickets.” The incident triggered an investigation where the company fou...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 engine blades disintegrates diverts to Abidjan
Replies: 37
Views: 19248

Re: Air France A380 engine blades disintegrates diverts to Abidjan

ET incident, DC3 incident and now this? Wow

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 538
Views: 82695

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

https://livefromalounge.boardingarea.com/2019/03/10/philippines-airlines-delhi-foray-cancelled/ Bye bye delhi plans.so sad.ana don't want you, to take away passengers. low bookings? According to the article, PAL seems to have 15 A321neoLRs in order. But other articles I have read tell that these 15...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC ground all 737 MAX in China
Replies: 117
Views: 20016

Re: CAAC ground all 737 MAX in China(require confirmation)

It is surprising that CAAC has taken the lead in grounding MAX aircraft while the FAA and EASA stay silent. Will be interesting to see if other regulators follow suit. (Indian) DGCA though is a toothless organisation that would merely parrot what the FAA tells them. I thought DGCA had cancelled the...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ombudsman official demands grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia
Replies: 59
Views: 11845

Ombudsman official demands grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia

“The ministry should be ready to temporarily ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 that are still operating in Indonesia in order to prevent more accidents” .......following a fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight on Sunday, which killed 149 passengers and eight crew members in a town 60 kilometers sou...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 713093

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

But it’s precisely WHEN you do not know the cause that the greatest risk is present. That's all fine and dandy, but it's also not something authorities will ground a world or even national fleet over. Nor should they. Why should carriers incur millions in losses, and travelers face disruption, or w...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 713093

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

DeltaWings wrote:
Am I the only one who also considers a terrorist attack? Just a thought


That doesn't explain unstable V/S, if I have not mistaken. It is too early for a hijack to take place too.

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 713093

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

The investigators should make the investigation completely transparent instead of making the "reports" then and there to pacify the public.

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 713093

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Too much of a blow to ET, the booming African flagship carrier I feel really sorry for ET. Hope this crash won’t tarnish their brand as they have worked really hard to build it up the past few years. I'm positive that ET is not at fault here. They always have Boeing to throw under the bus just in c...

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by EmoticonsAllDay
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 713093

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

So much for the impeccable saftey record of the 737 family. I'm not flying any MAX planes until the problem is definitely resolved. Better to be safe than sorry.

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