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by AdEd
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2020
Replies: 182
Views: 35287

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2020

And looks like 1816 will follow shortly as it has been scheduled for ATL-SEA-NRT on 22 Jan En route now: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n840mh Expect 1812 to exit soon Dang, they’re retrofitting these planes quick. They’ll probably finish before summer. I believe 16-17 can be done befo...

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by AdEd
Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 598
Views: 120121

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

KMCOFlyer wrote:
hkcanadaexpat wrote:
Let's start with the fleet come S20:

7x 76T (no changes; DS conversion has been postponed)


What is this “DS Conversion?”


Since the 767s are not getting the Suites, it could be a term to describe both Delta One Suites and the new Delta One seats on the 767.

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by AdEd
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2020
Replies: 182
Views: 35287

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2020

Are you saying D1 in the 763 won't be the same what's installed in 764's ? I would be very surprised if they did not get the full treatment, as to the configuration I would advise waiting. C26Y+18W21Y151 as per the DL WB thread. Also per the DL WB thread, DL1 will remain relatively untouched. Scrol...

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by AdEd
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2020
Replies: 182
Views: 35287

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2020

Looks like the first 763ER will be going in for mods and is flying over to CAN today (31 Dec) - Ship 188 (N188DN) will be headed SEA-ANC-CAN later this evening. Does anyone know if they will be getting the same mods as the 764s (i.e., D1 conversion and adding Premium Select?) If so, what will be th...

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by AdEd
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 176231

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

Any update on what the next routes for the new 767-400 will be, and when? I know some things have been changed due to delays. DL 32/33 ATL-LHR from Jan 2 DL 3/4 JFK-LHR from Jan 10 DL 84/85 ATL-CDG from Jan 12 DL 140/141 JFK-BRU from Jan 30 DL 147/146 ATL-SCL from Feb 5 DL 80/81 ATL-BRU from Feb 22...

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by AdEd
Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

When is the next scheduled 767 retirement? Not until W20-21 by the looks of it as the oldest 76Ls are getting life extension programs this Winter at VQQ. What about N183DN and N185DN, the two newest 76Ls that were supposed to be converted to 76Zs? Have they been converted, or are those plans cancel...

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by AdEd
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

When is the next scheduled 767 retirement?

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by AdEd
Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 712782

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Previously announced ORD-PVG 787 service will begin in mid- May ORD-PEK 787 service will begin in mid-June ORD-GRU and ORD-HND 787 service will begin sometime in the fall. Is there any chance that the 78X would operate on ORD-HND? I believe that it reasonably has the range to cover it, and going fr...

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by AdEd
Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027
Replies: 481
Views: 85676

Re: United orders 50 A321 XLR

Ladies and gentlemen the title says “United orders 50 A321 XLR” and not “United defers A350 until 2027” so why do I see more of a discussion of the latter?

Anyway, congratulations to United and Airbus!

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by AdEd
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

I wonder how 764 mods take almost 2.5 months whereas 777 mods are completed in just a month, despite the 777 being much larger (not to mention that the Suites must be installed).

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by AdEd
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda to open 20 new international routes in 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 8972

Re: Garuda to open 20 new international routes in 2020

I would like to see them do Jakarta to Brisbane as it’s a route currently unserved directly and should be doable with a MAX when they come back online. Another one they could do is AKL-DPS as it’s currently only Air NZ on it. Tell you what they were pretty close to launching BNE in 2015 until a new...

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by AdEd
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda to open 20 new international routes in 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 8972

Re: Garuda to open 20 new international routes in 2020

How exactly are they supposed to open 20 new routes in 2020 when most of their current international routes (aside from SIN, KUL and BKK) are running less than daily? Heck they don’t even have CGK-PEK anymore. The usually daily DPS-SYD and DPS-MEL have been cut down to 5-6 weekly and it’s practicall...

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by AdEd
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Catering Reductions in economy and premium economy
Replies: 190
Views: 22930

Re: Lufthansa Catering Reductions in economy and premium economy

(...) On a recent UA flight from NRT to ORD (12 hours), we were served two full hot meals and a tasty cold midflight snack. Portions may have been on the smaller side, but it was rather impressive nontheless. If only UA would serve complimentary meals on their longer domestic flights. I heard you h...

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by AdEd
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Catering Reductions in economy and premium economy
Replies: 190
Views: 22930

Re: Lufthansa Catering Reductions in economy and premium economy

Wow. US legacies are starting to look very premium indeed compared to the often-vaunted European legacies these days. On a recent DL long-haul, I was offered a mid-flight fresh-baked chocolate chip cookie and a choice of hot pre-landing snacks in Economy. For sure. On a recent UA flight from NRT to...

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by AdEd
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changi Airport wants SQ or another airline to start SIN-YVR/ORD
Replies: 28
Views: 5879

Re: Changi Airport wants SQ or another airline to start SIN-YVR/ORD

AA has been cutting most of their TPAC flights out of ORD Slight correction: not most, but all. Remaining three weekly frequencies will be dropped next March. ORD would be run either by AA or SQ. YVR will almost certainly be AC only, but they'd need the 777-8 or 787 NEO to fly it if they didn't add...

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by AdEd
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Aren’t 777 mods done in SIN?

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by AdEd
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Following continued harassment and bullying from the usual suspects, I've decided to change the format of the reporting. I will now do this weekly and have more of a highlights theme rather than attempt to be 100% fully encompassing of all events happening within the widebody fleet. I agree with ev...

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by AdEd
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: looking for old registrations of flights
Replies: 13
Views: 3218

Re: looking for old registrations of flights

I would like some help too in identifying the regs of these flights:

SQ826 SIN-PVG 23 JUN 2013
SQ805 PEK-SIN 29 JUN 2013
SQ963 CGK-SIN 12 JUN 2014
SQ965 CGK-SIN 12 JUN 2014
SQ636 SIN-HND 12 JUN 2014
SQ615 KIX-SIN 17 JUN 2014
SQ952 SIN-CGK 18 JUN 2014
SQ956 SIN-CGK 18 JUN 2014

Thanks!

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by AdEd
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 8690

Re: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019

More like summoned by police. Garuda and Lion Air now have issued some restrictions on taking photos/videos on flights citing privacy of staff and other passengers. I personally think you don't have much privacy on a plane as it is a public space...unless its in the lavatory. Plus most influencers/...

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by AdEd
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 8690

Re: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019

Also, there apparently was some kind of incident recently where an Indonesia blogger was apparently in detention after making a bad review of Garuda, which led Garuda to call that "defamation" and promptly banning taking of photos and videos in the cabin. Any updates on that issue? Sounds...

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by AdEd
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N828MH
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N828MH, the first refurbished 764, is flying its first revenue service on DL2346 JFK-LAX.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N828MH

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by AdEd
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines 2020 Fleet Plans
Replies: 21
Views: 8217

Re: Singapore Airlines 2020 Fleet Plans

AIRTRANSAT767 wrote:
The A330s just arrived to the fleet of SIA on the other hand was to rent


Correct, and only 16 remain out of the original 34. By March 2020, according to the most recent SQ Annual Report, the A330 fleet should drop to 8.

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by AdEd
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Indonesia Management Madness (Camera banned)
Replies: 17
Views: 4178

Re: Garuda Indonesia Management Madness (Camera banned)

I don’t agree with GA’s response here but does anyone else think it was quite nice of the cabin crew to go to the effort of handwriting the menu so the passenger at least had something? I’m sure it was a one off that they ran out of menus. I completely agree... while GA mgmt is a mess, GA inflight ...

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by AdEd
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 8690

Re: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019

On a separate note about Garuda, they replaced their CGK-LHR-DPS routing on the 777 with a DPS-KNO-LHR-KNO-DPS routing on the A332, starting yesterday. Flight numbers remain GA 86/87. Perhaps another sign of management incompetence? Their LHR strategy has changed a few times in just the last six yea...

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by AdEd
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 8690

Re: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019

Also, there apparently was some kind of incident recently where an Indonesia blogger was apparently in detention after making a bad review of Garuda, which led Garuda to call that "defamation" and promptly banning taking of photos and videos in the cabin. Any updates on that issue? Sounds...

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by AdEd
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at LHR
Replies: 71
Views: 17633

Re: Delta at LHR

Sightseer wrote:
skipness1E wrote:
Seems Delta is pulling the A330 out of LHR and reverting to the smaller B767-400 from the end of the summer? What’s the rationale on that one?

I'm assuming the 764s going to LHR will be the newly refurbished ones.


That is correct.

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by AdEd
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Looks like SEA-PVG on the A330NEO is starting tomorrow. About five days early. I saw that! I can't believe that no one has done a cabin reveal on this, considering the reconfigured A330 will be the most common international ride for the next 20 years at DL. Has anyone seen anything? Some pics of th...

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by AdEd
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

blacksoviet wrote:
Is the 777 still the flagship of the fleet or is it now the 359?


A359

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by AdEd
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n401dz

What could it be doing?


It's a validation flight.


For ETOPS certification? Or has it been certified already?
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777Mech wrote:
AdEd wrote:
N401DZ is scheduled for SEA-NRT: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n401dz

What could it be doing?


It's a validation flight.


For ETOPS certification? Or has it been certified already?

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by AdEd
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

More details of additional routes for the refurbished B764s: https://news.delta.com/delta-rolls-out-latest-cabins-europe-and-south-america A few observations: ⋅ Assuming DTW, ATL, and JFK to LHR each see the 764 on both daily frequencies, the above list speaks for most of the fleet (somet...

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by AdEd
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n401dz

What could it be doing?
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N401DZ is scheduled for SEA-NRT: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n401dz

What could it be doing?

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by AdEd
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment
Replies: 66
Views: 17470

Re: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment

Is it normal for "maintenance and heavy refurbishments" to take almost 7 months to complete? (...) New cabins get installed when the plane gets stripped to the bones for normal heavy MX checks so yes 6 months is a good time frame especially when fitting a new cabin into a new plane. (...)...

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by AdEd
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Delta outlines reconfigured 767-400ER service from Nov 2019: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/285025/delta-outlines-re-configured-767-400er-service-from-nov-2019/ On a separate note, DL is delaying A330 debut on SEA-ICN/NRT: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/285024/d...

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by AdEd
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment
Replies: 66
Views: 17470

Re: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment

TK787 wrote:
Any idea, what rate this will be completed for the 767-400 fleet? I have a flight mid March'20, maybe I'll get one of those DeltaOne seats :)


Also from the DL WB thread, 4 per month beginning Fall.

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by AdEd
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment
Replies: 66
Views: 17470

Re: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment

It had issues with the wireless IFE system according to the DL WB thread.

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by AdEd
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 476
Views: 131460

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

Who are the 11 customers so far for the XLR? IAG, Saudia, Cebu, AA, Qantas Group, ALC, flynas, Indigo Partners, MEA... am I missing three more or are those undisclosed customers?

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by AdEd
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 476
Views: 131460

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

How many orders from undisclosed customers have been placed so far?

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by AdEd
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 91429

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

https://www.twitter.com/DjsAviation/sta ... 3827864577
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China Airlines signed LoI for up to 6 777Fs: https://www.twitter.com/DjsAviation/sta ... 3827864577

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by AdEd
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n401dz
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N401DZ is out on a test flight from ATL to ‘N/A’ as DL9981 per FR24. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n401dz

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by AdEd
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

blacksoviet wrote:
Can someone please explain the difference between a 7CB and a 7CD?


A 7CB is a refurbished 777-200LR, a 7CD is refurbished 777-200ER.

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by AdEd
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Are there interior photos yet of the A330neo and the refurbished 767-400s?

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by AdEd
Fri May 24, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GA LHR and AMS Routes News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 85
Views: 24464

Re: Garuda to close London again, reduce Amsterdam

Garuda has an upcoming 787 order right? That might help them. They also have their low-cost carrier Citilink and they recently took control of Sriwijaya Air, so those may be factors as to their current situation. Nope, no 787 orders. They did sign a LoI back in the 2015 Paris Air Show for 30 787-9s...

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by AdEd
Fri May 24, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GA LHR and AMS Routes News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 85
Views: 24464

Re: Garuda to close London again, reduce Amsterdam

This is pretty sad for GA. Apparently their onboard product was very good. I guess GA had the wrong jets, and to an extent was in the wrong market (and not to mention had to compete with Singapore Airlines). And of course, like almost all markets in the region, GA has political requirements that it...

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by AdEd
Thu May 23, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251643

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Is there any word on the timeline of 764 mods and N828MH?

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by AdEd
Tue May 21, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines 2020 Fleet Plans
Replies: 21
Views: 8217

Re: Singapore Airlines 2020 Fleet Plans

I'm aware. But when you are doing constant runs in the early morning or evening to CGK or MNL, there's a high chance you get the other 2 (the 3 also ply routes to China and even a couple to Australia?). BWN, PVG and BOM only. 9V-SYF on SQ241/242 to SYD today was a one-off — usually operated by the ...

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by AdEd
Tue May 21, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines 2020 Fleet Plans
Replies: 21
Views: 8217

Re: Singapore Airlines 2020 Fleet Plans

Coal wrote:
Ugh. The 773As with the old seats in J and Y don't seem like they will ever go away.


Some 773s (3 out of 5 exactly) have the 2006 Economy product similar to the ones on older A380s.

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