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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Moldovan Airline - HiSky
Replies: 9
Views: 1445

Re: New Moldovan Airline - HiSky

Someone83 wrote:
So HiSky is a virtual airline?


Probably. No airline could launch in 2 months.

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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Choosing to fly based on engine?
Replies: 6
Views: 437

Choosing to fly based on engine?

I was on everybody's favorite aviation website, Simple Flying, and came across a comment on an article about TAROM's new ATR 72-600. Link: https://simpleflying.com/tarom-new-atr-delivered/ So I scroll down and there is this hilarious comment: "Hello I travelled from Bucharest to Iasi The airpla...

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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DY return to SWF?
Replies: 22
Views: 3482

Re: Will DY return to SWF?

BWIAirport wrote:
They were also flying 737-800s across the ocean, could those do DUB-SWF?


Yes, they used it on SWF-BGO at one point

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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Harbour Air Otters Damaged In Attempted Theft
Replies: 26
Views: 5823

Re: Two Harbour Air Otters Damaged In Attempted Theft

Somebody was playing too much GTA...

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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Past possible orders
Replies: 30
Views: 1756

Re: Past possible orders

Air Austral ordered A380's in an 800 seat config but that never turned up. Plus the Aeroflot 787's that got canceled after a falling out with the US.

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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Harbour Air Otters Damaged In Attempted Theft
Replies: 26
Views: 5823

Re: Two Harbour Air Otters Damaged In Attempted Theft

Did they find the person who did this?

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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Harbour Air Otters Damaged In Attempted Theft
Replies: 26
Views: 5823

Re: Two Harbour Air Otters Damaged In Attempted Theft

Why would someone be that dumb? To steal a seaplane? Their flying experience is probably limited to GTA 5 if they can actually think they can steal a plane in real life.

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by Rossiya747
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tarom seeks US service resumption in 2020; lease widebody
Replies: 82
Views: 16023

Re: Tarom seeks US service resumption in 2020; lease widebody

My only wish is to have these fares not to be insane, like Lufthansa's or Air Serbia's.

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by Rossiya747
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does NBC Know What They're Talking About Regarding Aviation?
Replies: 41
Views: 3042

Re: Does NBC Know What They're Talking About Regarding Aviation?

Normal diversion due to minor problem.

Avgeeks: meh

Media: JUMBO JET 737 MAX EMERGENCY LANDING

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by Rossiya747
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR/JFK with LF and unfulfilled seats
Replies: 9
Views: 1377

Re: EWR/JFK with LF and unfulfilled seats

Nicknuzzii wrote:
Rossiya747 wrote:
JFK is a lot bigger so you need to scale it first ie unfilled seats per filled seat ratio


That would be a LF, for example in June EWR had a nearly 88% LF while JFK only had 86% of its seats filled.


did you take statistics?

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by Rossiya747
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR/JFK with LF and unfulfilled seats
Replies: 9
Views: 1377

Re: EWR/JFK with LF and unfulfilled seats

JFK is a lot bigger so you need to scale it first ie unfilled seats per filled seat ratio

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by Rossiya747
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Could EWR's runway 29 be extended to accommodate larger aircraft? on any regular night at EWR there can be around 20 aircraft waiting to take off. Maybe dig 95 under the extended runway like in Malta?

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Nicknuzzii wrote:
EWR - ICN on OZ or UA
EWR - JNB on UA (Dependent in CPT and SAA)
Extra frequencies on EWR-ATH/BCN/DUB/FCO


SAA is dying so UA might be able to take over

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Dead thread, time to spice some things up.

What routes do you wish to be launched from NYC and what airline?

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DY return to SWF?
Replies: 22
Views: 3482

Re: Will DY return to SWF?

yes please. I got 120$ round-trip tickets to DUB and EDI so I want them back

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Another crackhead makes bomb threat on flight from ORD to EWR I hope she gets at least 10 years because this was a serious situation and not something to be taken lightly, like the Canadian coronavirus rapper https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/essex/2020/02/16/police-board-plane-newark-liberty/4...

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by Rossiya747
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Worlds most exclusive Club. Antonov An-225 Mriya
Replies: 3
Views: 725

Re: The Worlds most exclusive Club. Antonov An-225 Mriya

I don't even know where it is. Flightaware says it is at UTP but that was last year

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by Rossiya747
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Anybody have the loads for EWR CPT?

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by Rossiya747
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kebab or Kabob?
Replies: 17
Views: 705

Kebab or Kabob?

I was having this argument with my friends and also on another forum. I personally prefer kebab. How about you?

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by Rossiya747
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

ISP:
Frontier resumes MIA

SWF:
Allegiant begins SAV and VPS

HPN: no changes

Cape Air will fly from Boston to Manhattan on seaplane

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by Rossiya747
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

LGA:
American begins BZN, FCA, PHX/Eagle begins OKC
United ends CLE

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by Rossiya747
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

EWR:
Air New Zealand starts AKL in October
French Bee begins ORY
Frontier begins CUN, ORD, DFW, DEN, ONT, RDU, STI, SDQ, TPA
Spirit begins AUS, BNA
Turkish begins IST in May
UA suspends PEK, HKG, PVG/begins HND, NCE, PMO
United Express ends CAK, YOW

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by Rossiya747
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Route update 2/16 JFK: Air Italy ends MXP due to liquidation American resumes SAN Avianca El Salvador ends SAP Azul launches VCP Cathay Pacific ends YVR Corsair begins ORY China Southern suspends WUH (duh) Delta resumes GCM Eastern begins GEO Hainan suspends CKG and CTU Japan Airlines ends NRT in fa...

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by Rossiya747
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Nicknuzzii wrote:
Rossiya747 wrote:
Any news recently? All I found was the T4 expansion and Delta consolidation


Me neither. Would you like me to post EWR intl loads for July to spruce up the thread?


Approved

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by Rossiya747
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Any news recently? All I found was the T4 expansion and Delta consolidation

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by Rossiya747
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State run airline's loss versus its positive impact on local economy
Replies: 47
Views: 5003

Re: State run airline's loss versus its positive impact on local economy

Don't the ME carriers get oil pretty much for free at their home airports? Based on their financial account: No And that said, you cant run a jet engine on crude oil.... and on the top of it, Dubai Emirate has no oil since years at all anymore Emirates spends about 32% of its budget on oil, but it ...

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by Rossiya747
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State run airline's loss versus its positive impact on local economy
Replies: 47
Views: 5003

Re: State run airline's loss versus its positive impact on local economy

Don't the ME carriers get oil pretty much for free at their home airports?

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by Rossiya747
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger repeatedly punches back of reclined seat
Replies: 242
Views: 21723

Re: Passenger repeatedly punches back of reclined seat

I was once on an Air India flight and the seat in front of me was broken so it reclined nearly to my head.

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by Rossiya747
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321XLR - A way for United to fight Delta?
Replies: 14
Views: 3248

Re: A321XLR - A way for United to fight Delta?

I think it is just a bargaining chip to get lower prices on the NMA

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Malta Airport Observation Deck Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Malta Airport Observation Deck Questions

Hi all,

I will be in the Malta airport between the hours of 6:30 and 7:00 am right before a flight in a few weeks.
Does anyone have tips for spotting?
Is it airside or landside?
How much will I get in 30 min in the morning?
Is it worth it at the time in the morning?

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyKG leases Tu-204
Replies: 5
Views: 860

SkyKG leases Tu-204

Kyrgyz airline SkyKG has leased two Tu-204s from the Ilyushin Finance Company. If they are successfully operated, they will be the largest aircraft ever operated by a passenger Kyrgyz airline. http://www.rusaviainsider.com/kyrgyzstan-introduces-tupolev-tu-204s-for-the-first-time/ What do you think? ...

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue turns 20
Replies: 88
Views: 8410

Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

happy birthday to jetblue

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey Aviation Thread (EWR, ACY, TTN) - 2020
Replies: 46
Views: 2870

Re: New Jersey Aviation Thread (EWR, ACY, TTN) - 2020

crjflyboy wrote:
Any word on TTN and a new terminal yet ? The bus terminal is busting at the seems.


Breeze/Moxy has shown interest in operating from TTN

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is US-DXB Safe?
Replies: 8
Views: 755

Re: Is US-DXB Safe?

yes

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If I Was CEO OF Alaska Airlines
Replies: 9
Views: 636

Re: If I Was CEO OF Alaska Airlines

s-post here: If I was CEO of Alaska Airlines, I would buy 1000 737 MAX, 500 NMA, 100 787-9, and 50 777X Fully lie-flat beds on all planes, comparable to Mint on MAX, Singapore on WBs Fly 737 MAX on domestic trunk routes NMA on long & thin routes ex (SEA-CTS, EWR-SVO, MIA-SAL) Hubs: EWR/JFK, LAX,...

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by Rossiya747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Virgin Atlantic to announce W20 schedule with new routes
Replies: 137
Views: 25792

Re: Rumour: Virgin Atlantic to announce W20 schedule with new routes

84 possible routes from London: SVO, DME, VKO, ATQ, ADD, NBO, YUL, ORD, YYZ, YYC, YEG, YOW, YVR, SAN, DEN, CPT, MCO, SIN, NRT, HND, TAS, EZE, GIG, CDG, SCL, MEX, CUN, SWF, STL, PHX, PDX, PTY, BOG, UIO, GYE, LIM, ACC, WDH, NGO, SYD, MEL, AKL, PER, VVO, OVB, CGK, DPS, SIN, KUL, TPE, AUH, DXB, JED, RUH...

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by Rossiya747
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: European Widebodies 2020
Replies: 47
Views: 2712

Re: European Wide-bodies summer 2020

Aeroflot has SVO-TFS in A330 as well as SVO-LHR in new A350
Emirates has LCA-MLA in 777

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by Rossiya747
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X and 737 Max formation flight
Replies: 12
Views: 4120

Re: Boeing 777X and 737 Max formation flight

Maybe a test flight and photoshoot in one flight?

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by Rossiya747
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes
Replies: 159
Views: 21211

Re: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes

UAL777UK wrote:
This will happen the same time EasyJet start flying A380s on domestic routes in the UK. In other words, never!


I mean like it has happened in Airline Empires, so...

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by Rossiya747
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Whose 747’s have you flown?
Replies: 77
Views: 1893

Re: Whose 747’s have you flown?

747-400
Lufthansa JFK-FRA
United ORD-PEK
El Al CDG-TLV
Thai LHR-BKK
KLM BKK-TPE

That's it.

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by Rossiya747
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.express.co.uk/travel/articl ... ecord-time

British Airways has regained the fastest subsonic crossing from NYC to London
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https://www.express.co.uk/travel/articl ... ecord-time

British Airways has regained the fastest subsonic crossing from NYC to London

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by Rossiya747
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Widebody Fleet of Western World
Replies: 52
Views: 6556

Re: Widebody Fleet of Western World

UA's SFO-SIN will not be replaced by an A321, so no, the fleet will not diminish. Yes, a few can be replaced by A321XLR (American's A330 from PHL-DBV) but unless you can make an A321-sized aircraft that can fly SYD-LAX then the WB fleet will not disappear. Also, domestic/short-range WB flights with ...

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by Rossiya747
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways Plans To Buy 12 Boeing 777Xs Worth $5 Billion
Replies: 89
Views: 12215

Re: Bamboo Airways Is Interested In The 777X For Vietnam to U.S. Flights

MIflyer12 wrote:
Is any Vietnam-USA route other than LAX-SGN really going to be viable?

It seems like blocking twenty seats on a 787-9 would be a much quicker and cheaper way of testing fares and viability.


IAD-SGN because there is a large refugee population but they might not want to go to Saigon again

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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Nicknuzzii wrote:
Hopefully the virus fades soon, what is the likely hood Cathay and Air China return to EWR?


Highly likely when everything gets back to normal

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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.ewrredevelopment.com/
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blacksoviet wrote:
Has construction begun on the new terminal at EWR? Will this terminal have an FIS?


yes construction has started: https://www.ewrredevelopment.com/

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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10400

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

NBGSkyGod wrote:
Rossiya747 wrote:
TSA stops NY residents from using Global Entry

What does that mean?


The NY state government has created an unsafe sanctuary state and the US government is retaliating and protecting its borders by banning New Yorkers from Global Entry

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by Rossiya747
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal begin JV with Azul
Replies: 20
Views: 2532

Re: TAP Portugal begin JV with Azul

Could Azul join Star Alliance? They already codeshare with Ethiopian, TAP, United, Turkish, Copa and Lufthansa. Would it be smart for them to build off of these codeshares and join SA with all the benefits? Plus, Azul could replace the hole Avianca Brazil left when they went bankrupt.

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