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by OmerMaz
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2019: Boeing Orders, announcements and discussion thread
Replies: 244
Views: 61336

Re: Dubai Air Show 2019: Boeing Orders, announcements and discussion thread

I read somewhere a while ago that the BIMAN B787-9s were originally ordered by Hainan Airlines. They'll be powered by GE, unfortunatley I don't find the link I that contained that information. Wouldn't be too much to operate 2 engine types for the same model in such a small airline? Of course, they...

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by OmerMaz
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2019: Boeing Orders, announcements and discussion thread
Replies: 244
Views: 61336

Re: Dubai Air Show 2019: Boeing Orders, announcements and discussion thread

LifelinerOne wrote:
I read somewhere a while ago that the BIMAN B787-9s were originally ordered by Hainan Airlines.


They'll be powered by GE, unfortunatley I don't find the link I that contained that information.

Wouldn't be too much to operate 2 engine types for the same model in such a small airline?

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by OmerMaz
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FRA "minor collision" KE + SW
Replies: 9
Views: 3427

Re: FRA "minor collision" KE + SW

I wonder about this too. I mean, those things are damn small and easy to attach to a car.. how can it be that more complicate on an airplane?! o.O It would be even more helpfull in case of bird strike etc. to let the pilots be aware of the case! A bird could change it's direction at any time. Aside...

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by OmerMaz
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FRA "minor collision" KE + SW
Replies: 9
Views: 3427

Re: FRA "minor collision" KE + SW

Maybe it's time for planes to feature proxomity sensors like in cars in our days? I mean, those kind of incidents happen at least onece a month recently (correct me if I'm wrong). I wonder about this too. I mean, those things are damn small and easy to attach to a car.. how can it be that more comp...

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by OmerMaz
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FRA "minor collision" KE + SW
Replies: 9
Views: 3427

Re: FRA "minor collision" KE + SW

Maybe it's time for planes to feature proxomity sensors like in cars in our days?
I mean, those kind of incidents happen at least onece a month recently (correct me if I'm wrong).

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by OmerMaz
Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Testing/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 166
Views: 32698

Re: Embraer E2 Testing/Production Thread - 2019

Any news on Arkia's (IZ) E195E2s? Or that those are postponed?

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by OmerMaz
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines names a B787-9 "Tel Aviv"
Replies: 23
Views: 6383

Re: Ethiopian Airlines names a B787-9 "Tel Aviv"

I don't think it will spark some sort of crisis in light of recent years and statements made in some nations throughout the ME.

I'd never thought that a foreign company will name it's plane after a city in Israel, and I'm very joyfull that it's finally happening.

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by OmerMaz
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 392
Views: 74707

Re: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion

This seems like too much of a retaliation considering the DL\LA deal; an entire airline group purchasing an additional airline compared to an airline buying a curtain stake.

I'm also wondering how things will be sorted out fleet wize.

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by OmerMaz
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: November 3, 2019. After 48 years; last ever El Al 747 flight
Replies: 47
Views: 8995

Re: November 3, 2019. After 48 years; last ever El Al 747 flight

And so October 12th was actualy the last time I saw LY's 747 roar...It's quite shocking and sadeninng to see them go, but it's a neccessary change.

I never had the chance to fly on the queen with LY, but I do hope to get a chance elsewhere.

Thank you, great almighty queen of the skies!

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by OmerMaz
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working to Secure 100-Jet Air Arabia Deal for Dubai Show
Replies: 35
Views: 7167

Re: Air Arabia to purchase 100 A320neo-series

Talk about "worrying excessive pitch problems" (I do NOT underestimate those) but this plane is selling like hot cupcakes for the last few weeks, it's insane.
Anything else we can expect from DAS19?

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by OmerMaz
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did accidents affect 757 sales?
Replies: 54
Views: 15747

Re: Did accidents affect 757 sales?

I think it's one of the very few planes which didn't suffer from "childhood ilness" or design flaw.
On a presonal note, the 757 is my faborite plane, and it's amazing safety record even at an older age is a contirbuting factor.

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by OmerMaz
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Czech Airlines converting from 7 A320neo to 4 A220-300 and 3 A321XLR
Replies: 38
Views: 10468

Re: Updated: Czech Airlines converting from 7 A320neo to 4 A220-300 and 3 A321XLR

So those A321XLRs will allow them somewhat of more TATL activity from PRG or that they wish to expand those elsewhere?
The A220s can also come in handy on existing A319 routes.

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by OmerMaz
Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand dropping LHR launch NYC
Replies: 261
Views: 58983

Re: Air New Zealand dropping LHR launch NYC

I’d wager that if NZ can get AKL-EWR working with existing equipment they’ll order new aircraft specific to ULR routes, with fewer seats overall and proportionately more in the premium cabins, at some point. They have options for GE powered 789’s. As said earlier, they have a more premium heavy yet...

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by OmerMaz
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand dropping LHR launch NYC
Replies: 261
Views: 58983

Re: Air New Zealand dropping LHR launch NYC

It ended a few years back- 2012 or 2013ish. Didn't notice that, unfortuenatley... Never been in LHR to see them, but it's truely an iconic route...But airlines have to do what it takes to survive. Espcially if they want to launch some ground breaking features in Economy. Another question is, isn't ...

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by OmerMaz
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand dropping LHR launch NYC
Replies: 261
Views: 58983

Re: Air New Zealand dropping LHR launch NYC

I didn’t think NZ could reach Newark nonstop on a B789. I would expect a premium heavy subfleet for AKL-EWR. From the article: Air New Zealand will operate its 787-9 'Code 2' aircraft to New York. This aircraft has a 275-seat configuration with a higher proportion of Business Premier and Premium Ec...

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by OmerMaz
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 35362

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread 2019

El Al has planned a retirement flight for its 747-400 on November 1: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1432837&p=21718079& On this site, some users were coordinating to be onboard the last LY 747 long-haul flight BKK-TLV. Apparently, it's October 31. November 1 is the ...

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by OmerMaz
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 35362

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread 2019

it's been a while. Here is my passenger 747-400 and a -300 tracking sheet. anyone feel free to comment. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-gHKhFm9dD8xmSQooKBT4fFqOhfdr6Bkz05w_hyyrlQ/edit?usp=sharing El Al has planned a retirement flight for its 747-400 on November 1: https://www.airliners.net/for...

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by OmerMaz
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas picks A350-1000 as preferred platform for Project Sunrise; Final decision due March 2020
Replies: 1405
Views: 257787

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

I'd never thought it would be such a "tough regime" flight, but those passengers and flightcrew definitely earned an iron nerve...
What the next journey and it's specs, and also, when?

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by OmerMaz
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAI Launches 777-300ER converted freighters with GECAS
Replies: 325
Views: 63277

Re: IAI Launches 777-300ER converted freighters with GECAS

Didn't hear it in any other media channel here in Israel, this is awesome news!
Even though it's a conversion, it looks promising and could at least serve some key TATL cargo routes nonstop.
Also, beacsue IAI will do the conversions, I wonder if LY will consider one for their cargo division.

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by OmerMaz
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas reveals 100th anniversary special livery on 787-9
Replies: 52
Views: 17007

Re: Qantas to reveal special livery on second 787-9

Flyingsottsman wrote:
Would love to see a 1970's TAA blue livery on a 787 I know it wont be that but it would look so cool.


When LY went retro with the Dreamliner they didn't went 1970s retro, they went 1960s so this why I think we can be optimistic about it.

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by OmerMaz
Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing will deliver the 900th 787 in October 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 7112

Re: Boeing will deliver the 900th 787 in October 2019

Funny thing is that we know who'll get the 1000th frame (Hint: they already operate the 10,000 airbus ever built).

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by OmerMaz
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767
Replies: 617
Views: 149433

Re: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767

Maybe they'll relaunch the double deck tri-hauler 767-100 that was proposed before the 777 came into mind...

I mean, haven't we had enough of issues regarding re-engining and leaving the rest pretty much the way it was?

I'm not talking about the 777X or the 737NG in this case.

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by OmerMaz
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chief Engineer: Ethiopian Airlines Went Into Records After 737 MAX Crash
Replies: 160
Views: 32903

Re: Chief Engineer: Ethiopian Airlines Went Into Records After 737 MAX Crash

The troubled plane itself is one (big) thing.
But those allgeations show a grim photo: Some of the tragic lessons from ET405 were not truely learned and implemented.

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by OmerMaz
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248924

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Any info about LY's first 788 ? Should be registered 4X-ERA, and that EIS is expected on 17 November, so it should be in FAL, no?

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by OmerMaz
Mon Sep 30, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 1441
Views: 374755

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Spetsnaz55 wrote:
777x will fly in late October or November.

From what I heard


Unless this is realiable and new, this is what Boeing said back in June before the engine problems began.

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by OmerMaz
Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA testing if airplane seats are too close to effect safe evacuation
Replies: 53
Views: 9883

Re: FAA testing if airplane seats are too close to effect safe evacuation

Could this foil FR's evil masterplan seating of the 8-200 ?

Jk

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by OmerMaz
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 1441
Views: 374755

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

A tweet from Chris Lee.... https://twitter.com/propandkerosene/status/1178113621076795392 So...the 777X testing will resume soon as expected? I would assume so and that we will see 1st flight before end of year. Guess the engine issue was a quick fix afterall and not some major issue that required ...

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by OmerMaz
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 1441
Views: 374755

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Two GE9X engines were delivered to Paine Saturday evening on an An124 Hard to decide what to believe with no official word from Boeing or GE. You would think this news is something Boeing/GE would want shouted from the rooftops!! A tweet from Chris Lee.... https://twitter.com/propandkerosene/status...

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by OmerMaz
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: And the next: Air Tanzania A220-300 engine failure_26-Sep-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 12383

Re: And the next: Air Tanzania A220-300 engine failure_26-Sep-2019

That's not good, PW had enough issues with the A32X type (core freezing in mid flight).
Hope it'll be solved like in the RR Trent 800 FOH exchanger fix, based on what's written.

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by OmerMaz
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air France A350 delivery flight is today (27/09/2019)
Replies: 39
Views: 10025

Re: First Air France A350 delivery flight is today (27/09/2019)

I know that a lot of people here are against "Eurowhite/dull Air France livery" but seriously, this is the best livery I've seen so far for the A350.
The huge titles and the blue winglets simply take the cake.

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by OmerMaz
Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 267
Views: 65648

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

N415XJ wrote:
Found this elsewhere online. No idea what the reg is

Image


She
Is
BEAUTIFUL!

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by OmerMaz
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed
Replies: 50
Views: 9488

Re: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed

Climb and maintain Flightlevel 4 2 0

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by OmerMaz
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY retires 744 from JFK . Last flight today
Replies: 20
Views: 7544

Re: LY retires 744 from JFK . Last flight today

They don't have any 77Ws though, and their 77Es are primarily used on the TLV-LAX route. It would be nice for them to obtain additional 777s, but we'll see. 4 more 789s are coming to the fleet by the end of next year. That route was swapped for a 789 in October 2018, the 772s are handeling routes t...

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by OmerMaz
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 818 compressor stall (or bird strike) video with impressive audio
Replies: 9
Views: 6075

Re: Air China 818 compressor stall (or bird strike) video with impressive audio

Looks nasty, but atleast it wan't like in WN1380...I would not want ro know what could have happen if that GE90 would start ricocheting!

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by OmerMaz
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 1441
Views: 374755

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Who knows, at this rate, it will be nice if it might actualy fly on New Year's eve, or even by that time, allowing for a cerftification by the end of 2020.
But those are all just speculations, we just have to wait for her first take off.

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by OmerMaz
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY retires 744 from JFK . Last flight today
Replies: 20
Views: 7544

Re: LY retires 744 from JFK . Last flight today

EL AL could and should use the 777-300ER to replace the 747-400 on the Two Aviv to New York JFK route since JFK is slot restricted. They don't have any 77Ws though, and their 77Es are primarily used on the TLV-LAX route. It would be nice for them to obtain additional 777s, but we'll see. 4 more 789...

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by OmerMaz
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour SAS take over 4 stored Hong Kong Airlines A330-343E?
Replies: 23
Views: 7943

Re: Rumour SAS take over 4 stored Hong Kong Airlines A330-343E?

Not sure that those 2002-03 frames will need an immidiate replacement. If they are not.so close to their end of their life cycle, then why retire them? In recent years we can see how the A330ceo becomes more and more viable. And for the stored frames, it seems they're like gold just waiting to be t...

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by OmerMaz
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour SAS take over 4 stored Hong Kong Airlines A330-343E?
Replies: 23
Views: 7943

Re: Rumour SAS take over 4 stored Hong Kong Airlines A330-343E?

Not sure that those 2002-03 frames will need an immidiate replacement. If they are not.so close to their end of their life cycle, then why retire them? In recent years we can see how the A330ceo becomes more and more viable. And for the stored frames, it seems they're like gold just waiting to be ta...

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by OmerMaz
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market
Replies: 148
Views: 40009

Re: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market

United is going WILD with this bird! Who knows, this could be some really good PR for the 78J in case there are airlines that still examining it. The payload range is way better than people expect. It has a very flat curve and most people can't understand how this translates into real world versati...

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by OmerMaz
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market
Replies: 148
Views: 40009

Re: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market

United will start flying with Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner SFO-AKL and SFO-HND! Who would say that the mayor of this family was also going to dominate the trans-Pacific market https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/286358/united-nw19-international-service-changes-as-of-13sep19/ I emphasize t...

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by OmerMaz
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV main runway repairs
Replies: 10
Views: 1485

Re: TLV main runway repairs

Residents of Holon and Rishon Le Zion are the main victims of airplane related noise. During the night, the majority of EL AL's long haul operations take place, so this is when the loud RR powered 777s and aging 747s bring their thunder and disturb the residents. So unless it's a 787 taking off, th...

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by OmerMaz
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 889
Views: 168600

Re: Moxy will start operations earlier than 2021 with E190s retired from Azul

A220XLR? Sarcasm or that is the 2.5t MTOW bunp version? Presumably the MTOW bump... but I thought that was going to be Delta? No, JO talk about a 4000 nm A223 with ACT "To be fair, this longer-range A220 doesn’t yet have a name of any sort, but it goes beyond the MTOW bump Airbus announced in ...

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by OmerMaz
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 889
Views: 168600

Re: Moxy will start operations earlier than 2021 with E190s retired from Azul

musman9853 wrote:
https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/1172220326262005762?s=09

Also will apparently be the launch operator of the A220XLR


A220XLR? Sarcasm or that is the 2.5t MTOW bunp version?

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by OmerMaz
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: September 11, 2001 ... 18 Years Later. Never Forget!
Replies: 73
Views: 7838

Re: September 11, 2001 ... 18 Years Later. Never Forget!

Also, for some chilling memories, read the a.net thread from that very morning: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=105795 Perhaps one of the most eering readings I had on 9/11. I was just a kid, we watched TV at home and then...chaos all over the screen. In the recent decade, I had the...

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by OmerMaz
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV main runway repairs
Replies: 10
Views: 1485

Re: TLV main runway repairs

Residents of Holon and Rishon Le Zion are the main victims of airplane related noise. During the night, the majority of EL AL's long haul operations take place, so this is when the loud RR powered 777s and aging 747s bring their thunder and disturb the residents. So unless it's a 787 taking off, th...

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by OmerMaz
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV main runway repairs
Replies: 10
Views: 1485

Re: TLV main runway repairs

Residents of Holon and Rishon Le Zion are the main victims of airplane related noise. During the night, the majority of EL AL's long haul operations take place, so this is when the loud RR powered 777s and aging 747s bring their thunder and disturb the residents. So unless it's a 787 taking off, the...

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OA940 wrote:
The first Starlux A321neo has also been rolled out. Idk how to post a pic directly so here's the article with said pic.

http://aeronauticsonline.com/starlux-ai ... ns-launch/


Wow, she looks pretty :veryhappy:

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by OmerMaz
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ​Emirates begins A380 retirements to support in-service fleet
Replies: 120
Views: 32633

Re: ​Emirates begins A380 retirements to support in-service fleet

So they will keep the same premium class layout for 2 decades? A premium that is (F) way above the current standart so...Maybe it is not that bad The fact that there will be no refurbishment to premium cabin, doesn't say it will be necesseraly neglected. By the 2030s, I'm pretty sure that EKs 77X f...

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by OmerMaz
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY to launch DUB and DUS
Replies: 8
Views: 2831

Re: LY to launch DUB and DUS

HP69 wrote:
What aircraft?


Boeing 737, whether it's an 800 or 900ER is still unknown.

Worth mentioning that the long awaited TLV-ORD will be also launched in March 2020 with the 788/789.

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