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by konrad
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers to VIE - why not?
Replies: 18
Views: 3037

Re: US Carriers to VIE - why not?

VIE is not that much of a cake apart from VIE IAD well covered by OS. Watch w out for DL and AA go for WAW. Air Canada has already decided there is future there and is competing with LO on WAW YYZ with own metal.

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by konrad
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long domestic routes
Replies: 17
Views: 1979

Re: Long domestic routes

Please check some domestic routes within Russia, especially Moscow and St Petersburg airports to VVO and PKC.

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by konrad
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 41340

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

http://www.deutschlandfunk.de/niki-lauda-zu-air-berlin-frau-merkel-hat-ein-monopol.694.de.html?dram:article_id=398026 Niki Lauda says that Merkel's government created a monopoly and that prices will only go up as a result. I couldn't agree more. This shows how useless are the anti-monopoly laws and...

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by konrad
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1126
Views: 143231

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

http://lotnictwo.net.pl/5-poszczegolne_ ... ost1260335
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LOT to open WAW OSL from March 2018, twice daily EMB195 flights:

http://lotnictwo.net.pl/5-poszczegolne_ ... ost1260335

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by konrad
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH reported to be in talks on JU, AZ wetleases
Replies: 5
Views: 2875

Re: LH reported to be in talks on JU, AZ wetleases

I hope this is blocked by EU regulators.

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by konrad
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA203 diverted to BGR the last 6 days in a row
Replies: 12
Views: 3784

Re: AA203 diverted to BGR the last 6 days in a row

Two of those recent flights diverted to BGR (AMS-BGR) show flight times of 10h13 and 10h17. This must be a mistake, what is the endurance of a loaded B752?

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by konrad
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair in Ukraine
Replies: 16
Views: 2952

Re: Ryanair in Ukraine

Its Ukraines loss , they've got a long to go before they're ready for any EU membership deal I didn't know that pleasing Ryanair was a condition. However, did they start to sell tickets for those flights? If so, passengers are entitled to be rebooked on other flights as per EU directive 261/04. I c...

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by konrad
Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest flight with meal service
Replies: 33
Views: 2481

Re: Shortest flight with meal service

I have been on several very short AUA flights (VIE-BUD/PRG/KRK) of 30-35 minutes duration with a snack being thrown at you plus a full drink service in economy performed at impressive speed.

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by konrad
Sun May 14, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT 737-800 and 737 MAX 8 news
Replies: 64
Views: 22967

Re: LOT 737-800 and 737 MAX 8 news

First LOT 737-800 SP-LWA was delivered last week and entered into service yesterday on LO 433/434 WAW MAD WAW, see picture at Barajas. The second one SP-LWB is scheduled to arrive to Warsaw today. http://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8586261 http://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8586261

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by konrad
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did American Eagle retire their Saab 340's so young?
Replies: 49
Views: 8796

Re: Why did American Eagle retire their Saab 340's so young?

It is a pity that the larger 50 passenger version, Saab 2000, never made it to the US market. It is a great plane, much quieter than the 340, same roomy 1-2 layout and Dash Q400 speeds.

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by konrad
Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fokker F100s - Sent Away Too Soon?
Replies: 64
Views: 11203

Re: AA Fokker F100s - Sent Away Too Soon?

I loved the F100 at AA. I remember the unique windows and thought the plane was very comfortable. I'd take a F100 over an E175 today! The back of the cabin in both F100 and F70 is very loud and has some rows without windows, next to the engines. Some of those Fokkers (ex AA and US) are still flying...

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by konrad
Thu Dec 29, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD 2017 and beyond
Replies: 86
Views: 9644

Re: ORD 2017 and beyond

LOT is rumored to bring back KRK ORD nonstop on the 788 at least for the summer. Frequency unknown.

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by konrad
Sun Dec 25, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why are 787 seats so bad?
Replies: 48
Views: 10908

Re: Why are 787 seats so bad?

Traditionally, Boeing has always compromised on passenger comfort compared to Airbus, be it by accident or design. The only aircraft from Boeing's stables which can truly claim superiority over corresponding Airbus variants is the Boeing 767. Other than that, if you fly Airbus all the way you shoul...

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by konrad
Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Polish takes over Nordica (Estonia)
Replies: 11
Views: 3557

Re: LOT Polish takes over Nordica (Estonia)

"LOT has signed a cooperation agreement with the Estonian line Nordica" Article excerpt Google-translated from Polish: Until the end of November, LOT will take over 49 percent. shares in daughter-line Nordica - Regional Jet - to which the fleet of aircraft used by the Estonians - Bombardi...

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by konrad
Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS refreshes brand
Replies: 15
Views: 6216

Re: SAS refreshes brand

OA260 wrote:
The anniversary livery is quite nice too :
Image


A bit bland. Looks similar to Nordica - see pictures below - but not as good as the later.

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by konrad
Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Pilot strike planned 23Nov.
Replies: 139
Views: 15912

Re: LH Pilot strike planned 23Nov.

LAXintl wrote:
Per LH travel agent advisory they will publish flight cancellation list by 12noon Tuesday.


Any information available on the extent of tomorrow's strike?

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by konrad
Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF to create new airline in 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 10591

Re: AF to create new airline in 2017

CRJ900 wrote:
"Le Long Hop!" for longer flights and "Le Hop!" for shorter flights :)


My Hop! is longer than yours?
Sorry, just couldn't resist.

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by konrad
Fri Oct 21, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pondering Oneworld without Air Berlin
Replies: 35
Views: 7200

Re: Pondering Oneworld without Air Berlin

It's plausible that oneworld will not have AB as a member in the future. If that day comes to pass, oneworld's major airlines in Europe will be IAG's three on the western end, AY in Helsinki, and S7 in Russia. That leaves a lot of space, with a lot of people, in the middle. I think that LOT would h...

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by konrad
Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LO, AB, UX: Why were these airlines left out of the NA-EU JVs?
Replies: 11
Views: 1830

Re: LO, AB, UX: Why were these airlines left out of the NA-EU JVs?

Putting it simply, there would be no added benefit for the main signatories of the JV. To the contrary, leaving them out increases benefits for the main players.

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by konrad
Tue Jul 19, 2016 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tupolevs & Ilyushins! Budapest Aeropark
Replies: 8
Views: 1282

Re: Tupolevs & Ilyushins! Budapest Aeropark

As a follow-up on this, I was wondering if any of you are aware of any major air museums with Soviet equipment.. Thanks Danny A great collection of mostly military planes, pre WWII and up to the 60s, wich some civil aviation airframes at Kraków Aviation Museum http://www.muzeumlotnictwa.pl/indexen....

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by konrad
Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 767 Short field ops
Replies: 25
Views: 5470

Re: 767 Short field ops

The 767-300ER has excellent short field take-off performance (-200ER as well). LOT used to fly 4,740 miles westbound from KRK to ORD taking off from a 2550 m runway at close to MTOW. The flight was weight restricted on hottest days only.

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by konrad
Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Munich Terminal 2
Replies: 14
Views: 2971

Re: Munich Terminal 2

It accepts both Schengen and non Schengen flights. I assume the underground train must be divided into Schengen and non-Schengen sections, same as the one in Frankfurt. Now I found a map of T2 with the Satellite included, from Gates G (Schengen) you can go to gates K in the Satellite, from Gates H ...

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by konrad
Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Munich Terminal 2
Replies: 14
Views: 2971

Re: Munich Terminal 2

I somehow missed the opening and strangely, there is no map of the new satellite on Lufthansa web page. Questions: is it all non-schengen / schengen or a mix?

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by konrad
Thu Jun 02, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Croatia Airlines To Open Regional Bases
Replies: 7
Views: 2745

RE: Croatia Airlines To Open Regional Bases

Shouldn't they rather merge with Adria?

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by konrad
Tue May 17, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Aircraft/Livery Combination
Replies: 40
Views: 4301

RE: Best Aircraft/Livery Combination

For the turboprops: <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/EuroLOT/ATR-ATR-42-500/2388014/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/EuroLOT/ATR-ATR-42-500/2388014/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img border=0 src="/aviation-photos/sma...

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by konrad
Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LO1045 (787) From KEF To?
Replies: 3
Views: 1563

RE: LO1045 (787) From KEF To?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kelvin933" class="quote" target="_blank">kelvin933</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="SATA Air Azores (Portuga...

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by konrad
Mon Apr 18, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawker Siddeley Trident On Airliners.net
Replies: 42
Views: 6923

Hawker Siddeley Trident On Airliners.net

I was recently searching for information on Hawker Siddeley Trident and was very surprised to find out that there is no such entry in the Aircraft Data and Specifications section on Airliners.net. Is this possible or was I searching for it using a wrong name? Accidentally, Trident was not very succe...

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by konrad
Sat Apr 09, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would LOT Be Better Off Outside Of Star Alliance?
Replies: 14
Views: 6592

Would LOT Be Better Off Outside Of Star Alliance?

LOT Polish Airlines is struggling in a difficult market environment. Polish market is open to every EU airline, penetration by low-cost airlines is more than 50%. LOT's own hub, <acronym title="Warsaw - Okecie / Frederic Chopin (WAW / EPWA), Poland">WAW</acronym>, is a Wizzair base and Ryanair is st...

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by konrad
Sat Apr 09, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Big French Airlines Other Than AF?
Replies: 65
Views: 16070

RE: Why No Big French Airlines Other Than AF?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cageyjames" class="quote" target="_blank">cageyjames</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Of course there used to be, Air Inter ...

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by konrad
Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central European Airport? Ideas!
Replies: 31
Views: 7239

RE: Central European Airport? Ideas!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JimJupiter" class="quote" target="_blank">JimJupiter</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Vienna <acronym title="Island Airlines...

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by konrad
Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Releases A320neo Seat Map
Replies: 91
Views: 28543

RE: Lufthansa Releases A320neo Seat Map

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Loran" class="quote" target="_blank">Loran</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i> I don't think galley space is an issue on the...

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by konrad
Tue Feb 23, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Releases A320neo Seat Map
Replies: 91
Views: 28543

RE: Lufthansa Releases A320neo Seat Map

This is disgusting. I thought their Avros's in 3-3 with extra narrow seats in the back of the cabin were the worst.

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by konrad
Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Operates ERJ In Europe
Replies: 22
Views: 3885

RE: Who Operates ERJ In Europe

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vfw614" class="quote" target="_blank">vfw614</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Both are operating the E170/195-100/200. I thi...

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by konrad
Thu Feb 18, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Operates ERJ In Europe
Replies: 22
Views: 3885

Who Operates ERJ In Europe

The jungle-jets are getting rare in Europe. As stated in another thread bmi operates a mix of 18 E135 & E145 aircraft, how about other airlines? I know for sure in the Ukraine Dniproavia has a few ER4 and that LOT has 3 ER4 stored for years. Any other ERJ still active in Europe?

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by konrad
Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narrow Seat 2-4-2 Wide Body Short/med Haul Routes
Replies: 26
Views: 6010

RE: Narrow Seat 2-4-2 Wide Body Short/med Haul Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>"2-4-2 Wide Body Short/med Haul Routes" A330s ...

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by konrad
Wed Jan 13, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical Question On Aeroflot Fleet
Replies: 15
Views: 3196

RE: Historical Question On Aeroflot Fleet

Dear Ty134A and Burkhard: thank you very much! This is amazing how much collective wisdom one can find on airliners.net. I was not sure about the entry into service of the early Ty-154, however, I heard about the performance of the Ilyushin-18 and what a great work horse it was. A 737 of the 60/70s ...

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by konrad
Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical Question On Aeroflot Fleet
Replies: 15
Views: 3196

RE: Historical Question On Aeroflot Fleet

Wasn't the Il-18 100pax turboprop quad still in use at that time?

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by konrad
Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical Question On Aeroflot Fleet
Replies: 15
Views: 3196

Historical Question On Aeroflot Fleet

This is a question to our members from Russia with some good memory or the times well past: In 1970-1974 what would be the most popular type of passenger airliner in the Aeroflot fleet? I am referring to short-haul flights on popular routes within the European part of CCCP, such as Moscow - Leningra...

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by konrad
Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Starting Flights From OSL!
Replies: 17
Views: 3486

RE: Ryanair Starting Flights From OSL!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Lesfalls" class="quote" target="_blank">Lesfalls</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Looks like <acronym title="Ryanair ...

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by konrad
Sun Jan 10, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MyAustrian To Become Austrian Again
Replies: 59
Views: 15749

RE: MyAustrian To Become Austrian Again

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aloges" class="quote" target="_blank">aloges</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Is it going to be "Austrian" or "Ourstrian"? <...

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by konrad
Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH To Increase A320 Capacity
Replies: 107
Views: 22082

RE: LH To Increase A320 Capacity

LH goes to LCC seating: 180 pax on a 320 with plank thin and plank hard seats described with an Italian sounding name. That is why for my next <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> <acronym title="Warsaw - Okecie / Frederic Chopin (WAW / EPWA), ...

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by konrad
Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Announces 5x New European Destinations For S16
Replies: 39
Views: 16501

RE: KLM Announces 5x New European Destinations For S16

KLM is also increasing AMS KRK to 2x daily on E190.

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by konrad
Fri Dec 04, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: W15/16 European Wide Body Flights
Replies: 58
Views: 9388

RE: W15/16 European Wide Body Flights

LO 787:

WAW LHR WAW

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by konrad
Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lot Announces WAW-LUX Effective March 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2354

RE: Lot Announces WAW-LUX Effective March 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Miami" class="quote" target="_blank">Miami</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>May not be the best bet but it's well-known on w...

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by konrad
Wed Nov 25, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lot Announces WAW-LUX Effective March 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2354

RE: Lot Announces WAW-LUX Effective March 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Miami" class="quote" target="_blank">Miami</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>It's being planned. Along with a few others. </i...

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by konrad
Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY Most Environmentally Friendly Transcon. Airln.
Replies: 46
Views: 4505

RE: DY Most Environmentally Friendly Transcon. Airln.

For some reason they didn't include LOT also flying the 788 on longer sectors such as <acronym title="Warsaw - Okecie / Frederic Chopin (WAW / EPWA), Poland">WAW</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>. I am sure the Pax-km...

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by konrad
Sat Nov 14, 2015 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Enters New Markets PLQ, KSC, HRK
Replies: 16
Views: 3379

RE: LOT Enters New Markets PLQ, KSC, HRK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ek241yyz" class="quote" target="_blank">ek241yyz</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Last I heard though they're thinking of ...

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by konrad
Fri Nov 13, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Planes On The Runway Today At KRK
Replies: 8
Views: 6193

RE: Two Planes On The Runway Today At KRK

Nothing to worry about. Here's the link to the EPKK/<acronym title="Cracow - Balice / John Paul II International (KRK / EPKK), Poland">KRK</acronym> diagram. <a href="http://www.krakowairport.pl/data/upload/articles_download/992/20150818/Droga%20startowa.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.krakowairport...

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