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by Pudelhund
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Aeroflot 77Ws being stored
Replies: 20
Views: 5721

Re: Aeroflot not taking two new 77W

Does anyone know what king of penalty SU will go through? Do they forego a downpayment or is there anything else involved? When I took the Everett Factory tour , seem to recall they explained airlines make the first 1/3 of purchase before assembly begins, the next third is paid before painting the ...

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by Pudelhund
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any progress on the Russian Chinese jet CRAIC CR929?
Replies: 24
Views: 5449

Re: Any progress on the Russian Chinese jet CRAIC CR929?

There was a fuselage mock-up and a lot of space dedicated to that project at MAKS2019 when I was there. It definitely still is a thing.

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by Pudelhund
Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does Aeroflot have the B77W and A330 with sanctions?
Replies: 23
Views: 7877

Re: How does Aeroflot have the B77W and A330 with sanctions?

I remember reading on RusAvInsider that lessors and airlines do not like having their planes Russian-registered because it is more costly to operate them that way due to increased safety supervision protocols. The Russian government would much prefer it if these planes were registered in Russia.

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by Pudelhund
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 804
Views: 146213

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

I hope this airline makes it, Breeze has an awesome logo with a planed mid-sized aircraft fleet. We need more competition in the skies especially in the U.S. The market is controlled by the big three and it would be nice to see a fresh face in the industry. My dream would be to see Breeze, Eastern,...

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by Pudelhund
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Wings SSJs -Return with an Amazing Livery
Replies: 22
Views: 3929

Re: Red Wings SSJs -Return with an Amazing Livery

Russian airlines these days have such great liveries. New Aeroflot, Aurora, S7, Nordwind, Rossiya, and now this!

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by Pudelhund
Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How to Fly a DL 777 Before Retirement
Replies: 24
Views: 4213

Re: How to Fly a DL 777 Before Retirement

I have been on the 77L between ATL-LAX back in the before times. You see the internal fleet in LAX rotating like that a lot, maybe coming back from maintenance or Atlantic duty.

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by Pudelhund
Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to close 777x and 787 order before month-end
Replies: 140
Views: 34067

Re: Boeing to close 777x and 787 order before month-end

[twoid][/twoid]

kaitak744 wrote:
alfa164 wrote:

EVA is, arguably, a Chinese airline. And they are the most likely candidate.



Haha..... easy there. EVA is from the country of Taiwan.


Taiwan is officially the Republic of China, and they would consider themselves the legitimate China, and are Chinese.

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by Pudelhund
Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 15112

Re: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread

We have a Caravelle at CMH as the fire fighter training plane. It is ex-United, ex-Airborne Express.

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by Pudelhund
Tue May 26, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pays $62m to Cancel purchase of 4 used A350s from LATAM
Replies: 105
Views: 19700

Re: Delta Pays $62m to Cancel A350 Purchase from LATAM

First of many WB cancellations to come. How is it a cancellation when the planes have already been delivered to LATAM? DL was supposed to take these four as part of their deal with LATAM. Now DL has decided they don't want/need those four. The article just says this is for the four that LATAM alrea...

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by Pudelhund
Tue May 26, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pays $62m to Cancel purchase of 4 used A350s from LATAM
Replies: 105
Views: 19700

Re: Delta Pays $62m to Cancel A350 Purchase from LATAM

The article just says this is for the four that LATAM already has... what about the undelivered LATAM A350 that DL also agreed to purchase?

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by Pudelhund
Mon May 18, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2020
Replies: 404
Views: 50735

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2020

Drove by Wilmington today. There is a legion of DL 767 parked there along with some smaller aircraft, usual ATI suspects, the Patriots 767, and an ANA 767. Lots of cargo too obviously.

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by Pudelhund
Sat May 02, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tokyo-Haneda really does 87,098,683 passengers?
Replies: 17
Views: 3435

Re: Tokyo-Haneda really does 87,098,683 passengers?

The most efficient turnaround I have ever seen in my life was an Air Do 767. And it took about 20 minutes to board the entire aircraft. HND-CTS. Also it was much cleaner and in better condition than any US3 767 I had been on in the last decade, despite having old seats and projectors still... it was...

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by Pudelhund
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What will be the lasting effects of the Coronavirus on commercial aviation?
Replies: 62
Views: 2505

Re: What will be the lasting effects of the Coronavirus on commercial aviation?

After people are flying again and the world is putting itself back together, I predict business travel to be a lower percent of travel as videoconference technology improves. Airlines will adapt and become more democratic, having multiple different economy products such that we will not have busines...

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by Pudelhund
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336495

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Has anyone thought about how loyalty programs will work if this continues for a long time? I can’t imagine the big airlines will just let all their big spenders downgrade.

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by Pudelhund
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Announces SEA-LHR For 2021
Replies: 128
Views: 16858

Re: Delta Announces SEA-LHR For 2021

The SEA-DFW is hilariously petty, but that said, it's on a A220 so the unit economics will be incredible. Won't take too many people on the plane to pay for it. So this might have been planned not just a reaction. It's not the first DL A220 flying out of DFW. I was at DFW last month flying to DTW o...

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by Pudelhund
Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW
Replies: 83
Views: 11829

Re: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW

The SEA-CMH inaugural is already sold out. That can’t be right.

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by Pudelhund
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162754

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Every year, 10,000 Americans die from influenza. 40-50 million Americans carry it. Why is this virus that has infected so few Americans and has killed zero Americans such a big deal? It doesn’t even seem as contagious as ordinary flu.

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by Pudelhund
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Simple Flying's inaccurate aviation articles
Replies: 26
Views: 4089

Re: Simple Flying's inaccurate aviation articles

It’s a website written by robots, what do you expect? It’s clickbait for children.

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by Pudelhund
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 Embraer E2 sales/lease thread.
Replies: 9
Views: 1271

Re: 2020 Embraer E2 sales/lease thread.

I am a big fan of the original E-jet and how it made regional flying in the USA so much more comfortable. Before the A220, the E-jet had the widest economy seats in DL’s narrowbody fleet. Having flown on the A220 twice now, I now feel like it is also a big step forward in passenger comfort with both...

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by Pudelhund
Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What in Your Opinion has been the Ugliest Commercial Jet?
Replies: 110
Views: 6141

Re: What in Your Opinion has been the Ugliest Commercial Jet?

Best: Tu-154, L-1011, 787, MC-21

Worst: DC-8, A310, Tu-334

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by Pudelhund
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying for Fun?
Replies: 20
Views: 1349

Re: Flying for Fun?

I do this all the time on my day(s) off from work. Just flew CMH-MDW-DAL Tuesday morning on Southwest and then DFW-DTW-CMH on Delta Tuesday evening. Got my second A220 flight.

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by Pudelhund
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airline fleets are getting older
Replies: 30
Views: 5106

Re: airline fleets are getting older

Just like the average age of cars on the road keeps increasing, and for the same reason. They are more reliable and last longer than cars of previous generations.

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by Pudelhund
Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde at Memphis - 1979
Replies: 35
Views: 4481

Re: Concorde at Memphis - 1979

I know it has also been to CMH.

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by Pudelhund
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot in Anchorage/Russian Far East/SEA/SFO
Replies: 14
Views: 2948

Re: Aeroflot in Anchorage/Russian Far East/SEA/SFO

The visa situation between the two countries needs to be improved first. SU was talking about cutting service to most of its existing American destinations recently because it has trouble getting visas approved for its own crew. SU is opening a new hub in Krasnoyarsk, which one day might be a way to...

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by Pudelhund
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Delta Bachelor
Replies: 31
Views: 3257

Re: The Delta Bachelor

Their customers don’t watch this crap at all. The trailer trash contributing to those ratings can only afford Spirit, if they can afford to fly at all. "“The Bachelor” has been a shining light for ABC during what has otherwise been a rough winter ratings-wise. The program also continues to be ...

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by Pudelhund
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2020
Replies: 404
Views: 50735

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2020

Here's more about PI's DAY hub, including a US terminal map: https://airlinemaps.tumblr.com/search/dayton Interesting... "JobsOhio creates $4 million fund to lure new flights to Ohio airports" https://www.cleveland.com/business/2020/02/jobsohio-creates-4-million-fund-to-lure-new-air-servi...

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by Pudelhund
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Delta Bachelor
Replies: 31
Views: 3257

Re: The Delta Bachelor

I'm surprised Delta doesn't mind being associated with this. The chances of controversy is incredibly high, and the chance of good publicity relatively slim. Agreed. Years ago they fired a flight attendant just for taking photos of herself on one of their aircraft. Fully clothed and no skin showing...

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by Pudelhund
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aspiring SoundCloud rapper coronavirus stunt on WestJet
Replies: 40
Views: 4524

Re: Aspiring SoundCloud rapper coronavirus stunt on WestJet

Being reported by MSN: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/aspiring-soundcloud-rapper-charged-after-coronavirus-stunt-leads-to-plane-grounding/ar-BBZGnRo I did a cursory search on A.net and found nothing...has this been discussed here yet? This guy needs to be banned from air travel for life if t...

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by Pudelhund
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair submits offer to Boeing on new 737MAX order
Replies: 197
Views: 30855

Re: Ryanair submits offer to Boeing on new 737MAX order

The buyer making an offer ... is that really how it’s done ? I believe MOL is getting this one wrong. Passengers are really concerned and really aware - and that includes the average person in the street. Overheard this conversation in my holiday flight from CGN to LPA on Corendon flight XR 1304 on...

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by Pudelhund
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA converts some A321neo order to A321LR
Replies: 32
Views: 6891

Re: ANA converts some A321neo order to A321LR

VSMUT wrote:
PepeTheFrog wrote:
After all, the LR is more compromised than the XLR.


But it is also cheaper to buy and operate if you don't need all that additional range.


And more versatile since you can remove the auxiliary tanks whereas the XLR rear fuel compartment is baked in.

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by Pudelhund
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Serbia (JU) Set for another major expansion in 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 11361

Re: Air Serbia (JU) Set for another major expansion in 2020

When is the A330 obligation up? Is JFK-BEG worth saving for long term widebody presence in the fleet or is this a one and done situation?

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by Pudelhund
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA To Announce New Long-Haul Route - Possibly Brisbane
Replies: 107
Views: 24003

Re: Rumor: AA To Announce New Long-Haul Route - Possibly Brisbane

AA does JFK-SYD with little fanfare. Qantas btfo.

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by Pudelhund
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed customer orders 40 A330 NEO aircraft, UPDATE: HNA group revealed as buyer
Replies: 271
Views: 64626

Re: Undisclosed customer orders 40 A330 NEO aircraft

One of the new middle eastern low cost carriers like Flynas?

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by Pudelhund
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293111

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Why would the tip of the missile be intact?

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by Pudelhund
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines "Proudly All Boeing" slogan near cockpit windows
Replies: 80
Views: 10888

Re: Alaska Airlines "Proudly All Boeing" slogan near cockpit windows

EA CO AS wrote:
aeromoe wrote:
Why is Alaska Airlines still wearing this slogan on the 737s since the Airbuses have been in the fleet for some time now?


Funny, it doesn't say that on any of the Airbus, E175, or Q400 equipment.

I wonder why? :duck:


How cool of a flex would it be if they did though?

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by Pudelhund
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2020
Replies: 404
Views: 50735

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2020

And the AS flight was upgauged to a 737-900ER, so that must be a good sign.

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by Pudelhund
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What made Norwegian fail in NY?
Replies: 26
Views: 4787

Re: What made Norwegian fail in NY?

SWF is not a “NYC airport”. PHL is closer to being a “NYC airport” than SWF is, especially if you consider that airport has a rail connection that brings you to Manhattan. Clearly you don't live in the NY/NJ area. SWF is a NYC airport. It is run by the Port Authority of NY/NJ. And nobody in the NY ...

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by Pudelhund
Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What made Norwegian fail in NY?
Replies: 26
Views: 4787

Re: What made Norwegian fail in NY?

SWF is not a “NYC airport”. PHL is closer to being a “NYC airport” than SWF is, especially if you consider that airport has a rail connection that brings you to Manhattan.

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by Pudelhund
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you landed at the alphabet?
Replies: 76
Views: 3870

Re: Have you landed at the alphabet?

Just in 2019:

A: ATL
B: BOS
C: CMH, CTS
D: DME, DTW
E: EWR
F:
G:
H: HND
I:
J: JFK
K:
L: LAX, LGA
M: MSP, MIR, MEX, MDW
N:
O: OVB
P:
Q:
R:
S: SAT, SVO
T:
U:
V:
W:
X:
Y:
Z:

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by Pudelhund
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Saberlet-Equipped SSJ100 Delivered to Customer
Replies: 7
Views: 2476

Re: First Saberlet-Equipped SSJ100 Delivered to Customer

That looks really elegant.

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by Pudelhund
Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta/Korean Air JV revenue question
Replies: 2
Views: 868

Re: Delta/Korean Air JV revenue question

I know they don’t apply to China connections.

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by Pudelhund
Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do airlines have different products on different aircraft in their fleet?
Replies: 17
Views: 2707

Re: Why do airlines have different products on different aircraft in their fleet?

Different cabins also require different hard product. What works in an A350 won’t work in an A330 which won’t work in a 767 necessarily, etc. - look how the new Delta One Suites product is slightly more spare when you walk down the fleet.

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by Pudelhund
Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most price-gouged air routes
Replies: 25
Views: 1797

Re: Most price-gouged air routes

DTW... I am so happy I only connect through there. Relatives in DTW often fly to NYC or LA, stay a night with family, and then fly the next day internationally because originating in DTW is so expensive.

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by Pudelhund
Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA to ink 737 Max order soon.
Replies: 64
Views: 17450

Re: ANA to ink 737 Max order soon.

TC957 wrote:
This order I find surprising that conservative ANA would risk the negative public reaction and publicity surrounding operating a fleet of MAX's.


The public already does not care or remember.

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by Pudelhund
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Investor Day Presentation 12/12/2019
Replies: 109
Views: 17890

Re: Delta Investor Day Presentation 12/12/2019

Select the '8-K, Current Report Filing' from the available choices. https://ir.delta.com/financials/default.aspx#sec This is the first time I recall DL talking about fleet simplification as a goal: Reduce complexity with fewer aircraft types. From 13 (2020 estimate) to 8 fleet families by some unsp...

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by Pudelhund
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does this Azerbaijan Airlines order include the 777X?
Replies: 0
Views: 586

Does this Azerbaijan Airlines order include the 777X?

I was reading this article on Russia Aviation Insider about a preliminary agreement between Azerbaijan Airlines and Boeing during the Dubai Airshow for eight 787 and three 777: http://www.rusaviainsider.com/azal-plans-substantial-fleet-expansion-b777s-b787s-a320neos/ While the article is very specif...

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by Pudelhund
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why not this for Boeing's line up?
Replies: 100
Views: 16047

Re: Why not this for Boeing's line up?

Here's my armchair CEO offer for Boeing product line up: - 757 next-gen (will easily accommodate LEAP and future engines) - 767 next-gen (love how light that frame is) - 787 - 777X Simple and relatively inexpensive. Comments? Love.. just did a tour 2 months ago at Boeing. 757 tooling is still avail...

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by Pudelhund
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why JAL has fewer international destinations than ANA?
Replies: 43
Views: 8981

Re: Why JAL has fewer international destinations than ANA?

...they remain the only OW carrier I have never flown. A little off topic but just curious, have you flown S7 airlines ? They are on my bucket list because of their bright livery and uniforms, plus they fly to kamchatka. I flew three segments in September on S7. Overall a decent operation, but thei...

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by Pudelhund
Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alrosa tupolev tu 154 retirement date ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1918

Re: Alrosa tupolev tu 154 retirement date ?

I flew on RA-85757 in September. Last time I was looking at the Alrosa schedule, it doesn’t fly much in the winter. In the last year, I also only saw it on Mirny-Novosibirsk, which is what I flew, but in previous years, people have been lucky to catch it from Moscow to Sochi, Krasnodar, and other so...

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