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by UAEflyer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 341
Views: 38023

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Blerg wrote:
What plane do they plan on using for Jeddah-Kano? That seems like a long flight, probably over five hours?

Maybe the NEO that they about to get (or already got)

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by UAEflyer
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Japan allocates Haneda international slots to 9 nations
Replies: 134
Views: 27885

Re: Updated: Japan allocates Haneda international slots to 9 nations

For many years the UAE government has been asking for a HND slot for EY and additional for EK. It seems no luck !

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by UAEflyer
Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 43451

Re: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

How many 747-8 BBJs are in operation now ?
Maybe 5 in the gulf region!!

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by UAEflyer
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 605
Views: 135734

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Gulf Air latest 789 rolls out of paint at PDX https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EC9TDmYVUAAWITl?format=jpg&name=900x900 https://twitter.com/inflightjames/status/1166353206051557379?s=21 they missed the black line , they replaced it by the golden one !! wish they kept it as its original . 0398514

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by UAEflyer
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 141
Views: 37730

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2019

So who will have the last built 77W ?

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by UAEflyer
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow-JFK is the world's only billion-dollar airline route.
Replies: 51
Views: 10574

Re: Heathrow-JFK is the world's only billion-dollar airline route.

If BA’s most lucrative route is JFK, why the don’t operate their newest airplanes on it !!

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by UAEflyer
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jazeera Airways announces London service
Replies: 20
Views: 4072

Re: Jazeera Airways announces London service

Air Arabia will follow anytime soon

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by UAEflyer
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 605
Views: 135734

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Gulf Air 789 LN901 has rolled out of final assembly https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EA_IkbnVUAAeltD?format=jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EA_IkboU0AA1BAz?format=jpg https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/1157364162613264385?s=20 The original GulfAir livery didn’t had that gold line, it was black instead...

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by UAEflyer
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 211264

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Is there a 1% chance that 777X can make it to Dubai Airshow ? Display only..

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by UAEflyer
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 211264

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Emirates 777-9 LN1611 has rolled out of final assembly https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EAs1mLKUcAAq-yF?format=jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EAs1mLJUcAACKzd?format=jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EAs1mLIVAAAWrxW?format=jpg https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/1156076664838750208?s=20 What would be the...

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by UAEflyer
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways
Replies: 113
Views: 27706

Re: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways

When it is going to LHR ?

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by UAEflyer
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 43451

Re: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

Very rare picture of N458BJ, Basel at July 7th 2019. So what is the nearest to reality scenario for this jumbo ? It was for sale for long time , no buyer!! I wonder who is paying for the parking? It is taking a massive space and the bill should be big to park it there. Saudi government turned to tw...

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by UAEflyer
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 43451

Re: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

Very rare picture of N458BJ, Basel at July 7th 2019. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48358155241_ca69b162aa_b.jpg N458BJ Boeing Business Jets Boeing 747-8 by Tamás Zbronkó , on Flickr Aircraft Data : L/N 1446 - 747-8JA , RC004, serial number 40065 , BBJ customer : Saudi Crown Prince Bin Abdulaz...

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by UAEflyer
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can Qatari planes divert to airports in blockaded countries?
Replies: 16
Views: 5341

Re: Can Qatari planes divert to airports in blockaded countries?

The simple answer is big NO any Qatari registered airplane is not allowed to any of the 4 countries (UAE, KSA, Bahrain, and Egypt) under any circumstances. QR route planners knew that since day 1 and the took all alternatives plans for such issue, they don't fly near the 4 countries airspace's and t...

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by UAEflyer
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: BA pushing A350 schedules forward
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

Re: Unconfirmed: BA pushing A350 schedules forward

https://www.godsavethepoints.com/british-airways-club-suite-nyc-debut-dubai-schedule/ Supposedly, reducing the Madrid familiarisation flights and then launching Dubai over a month earlier than planned! Also, two 777s with retrofitted Club Suites on JFK from October. So which of the 3 flights to DXB...

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by UAEflyer
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 605
Views: 135734

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Etihad 789 A6-BNA returns to CHS after a test flight https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D9od-XAXYAIBTs9?format=jpg https://twitter.com/cassidysvacay/status/1142258420478861313?s=20 Beautiful, that's perfect lighting ! That ET livery is stunning on all the frames they have ! That was the best thing James H...

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by UAEflyer
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 345
Views: 45321

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

The rumours here in Paris they got between 40% to 50% discount.

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by UAEflyer
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SV to order Airbus
Replies: 2
Views: 1402

SV to order Airbus

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-fran ... TD0UV?il=0
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It seems Americans didn’t put enough pressure to take the deal to Boeing..
most likely to replace older A330s & older 777s..


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-fran ... TD0UV?il=0

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by UAEflyer
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 50936

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Any updates on AirArabia A321 ? They only got one at the moment

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by UAEflyer
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A350-1000 with No First Class
Replies: 94
Views: 31232

Re: British Airways A350-1000 with No First Class

YouGeeElWhy wrote:
UAEflyer wrote:
So BA will fly A350 to DXB ,, where else?
YYZ, TLV, BLR

Weird that no US city getting A350

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by UAEflyer
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A350-1000 with No First Class
Replies: 94
Views: 31232

Re: British Airways A350-1000 with No First Class

So BA will fly A350 to DXB ,, where else?

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by UAEflyer
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 919
Views: 378533

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Is it true EY stored it’s first A350-1000 in BOD ? If true , would they store the next two which are almost ready !

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by UAEflyer
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 341
Views: 38023

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Adel Al Redha Emirates EVP & COO: We are looking forward to restart flights to Damascus once we get the approval from the GCAA. This is really interesting. Do we know when/if they might get it? I always thought this was a route better suited for flydubai. With the massive reconstruction plans i...

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by UAEflyer
Fri May 31, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 341
Views: 38023

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

xwb777 wrote:
Emirates announces 2 daily A380 flights to Muscat, Oman.

Seasonal

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by UAEflyer
Fri May 31, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 341
Views: 38023

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Is there some news about the new JED terminal being used for international flights? I read news of it being opened in first half of 2019 as well as news saying second half. Very unclear issues about this airport, it took so long to build, so long to chose operator, so long to test. Handful of domes...

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by UAEflyer
Wed May 22, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 141
Views: 37730

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2019

RobK wrote:
The mystery 777LR order is for Azerbaijan, so probably a Head of State replacement for the 767 4K-AI01.

I thought Azerbaijan got a replacement for the 767 , They got A340-600.

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by UAEflyer
Sun May 12, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits
Replies: 136
Views: 28157

Re: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits

I beileve they will stick to 787-9 & A350 in addition to the 77X.
with this report in hand, does it mean that EK profit margin is 5% -+ ?
seems scary if their running cost is this big !!

BTW they got their 110 A380 few days back (A6-EVC)

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by UAEflyer
Fri May 03, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 211264

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Is there any 77XBBJ on order ? Which government will be the first to fly it .

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by UAEflyer
Wed May 01, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 341
Views: 38023

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

BA start sending A380 to DXB on BA107

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by UAEflyer
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific future fleet/route plans
Replies: 131
Views: 23921

Re: Cathay Pacific future fleet/route plans

They were rumours that CX will split HKG-DXB-BAH, they where considering IKA before the last US sanctions on Iran.

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by UAEflyer
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 605
Views: 135734

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

what happened to Mexican AF1 ? The new president said he will sell it as soon as he takes power !!

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by UAEflyer
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 211264

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Even if the 777-9 was ready for a flight to France or Dubai, would Boeing want to pull it out of the flight test and certification program? I seem to recall that there were times when flyable 787 and 737MAX flight test articles were technically available for air-show visits, but Boeing chose to kee...

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by UAEflyer
Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 211264

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Would any of the test frames be ready for Dubai Airshow mid November ??

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by UAEflyer
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air & IAH
Replies: 94
Views: 4834

Re: Gulf Air & IAH

Maybe one of US3 should take the lead, IAH-DMM-BAH or IAH-BAH-DMM make sense.

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by UAEflyer
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 43451

Re: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

747-8I, N894BA, flew directly from the Southern California Logistics Airport to Lackland AFB's Kelly Field Annex, Texas—the place where depot-level maintenance and modification occurs on the Air Force's 747-based VC-25A and E-4B fleets. It has been set for years that both aircraft would be transfor...

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by UAEflyer
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AMM-CAI not overfly Israel
Replies: 26
Views: 4434

Re: Why does AMM-CAI not overfly Israel

Israel doesn’t allow such flight, although both countries (Jordan & Egypt) considered allies to Israel, they have a very tough airspace restrictions. Their airspace entirely controlled by the army.

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by UAEflyer
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 90
Views: 20565

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

This has probably been asked and answered before, but will ANA be the last new operator of the 380? In terms of taking a new frame delivered direct from the factory, yes. If ANA liked the airplane and decided to have more, would Airbus reopen the production line for them ?? or would they take the E...

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by UAEflyer
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 341
Views: 38023

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Air Arabia to start daily flights to KUL starting from 01JUL19. Wow how interesting. This is the first time I see the new A321 NEO using it's range to go to open up never before possible routes for the 320 family. The big money is of course connecting pax between KUL and JED. Are there any other lo...

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by UAEflyer
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 341
Views: 38023

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

xwb777 wrote:
Air Arabia to start daily flights to KUL starting from 01JUL19.

With their new A321

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by UAEflyer
Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next customers for the 748F
Replies: 25
Views: 5835

Re: Next customers for the 748F

Saudi Cargo might order some , they seem to like it , mix cargo fleet 777 & 748.

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by UAEflyer
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 43451

Re: 747 Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

I think the chances of seeing an order for the 748i are just about nil. As many others have stated, the later variants of the 777 and A350 have the same capacity and range as the 747, but they are more efficient. I do have one question - moot at this point; I'm sure I know the answer, but I'll ask ...

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by UAEflyer
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 341
Views: 38023

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

I wonder if they would use these as a replacement for their current 51 A320s. Thought they ordered A320NEOS a while back? I thought so too but it seems like they didn't. They did order A321neo from what I can see. Seems like Air Arabia is trying to build a mini hub, I wonder if the market is becomi...

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by UAEflyer
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 605
Views: 135734

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

LN 149, HZ-MF7 Saudi Ministry of Finance has been delivered. Route: AFW-SNN & then onto RUH or DMM (?). This particular bird has been in VIP conversion since February 2014 (!). The second 787, LN 193 HZ-MF8 seems to be still in the conversion process. The aircraft can be seen on this shot while...

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by UAEflyer
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 919
Views: 378533

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

First Virgin A350-1000 has been moved for cabin and engine installation https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dyvl1JOXcAAaWcZ?format=jpg https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/status/1093220094556147712?s=20 Unlikely to be the first. MSN 274 should be before it. Geoff Delivery dates? Also, anyone know the name Vi...

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by UAEflyer
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation - January 2019
Replies: 189
Views: 22692

Re: Turkish Aviation - January 2019

Is there any Airline that confirmed a dedicated lounge in the new airport ? in addition to the alliances lounges.

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by UAEflyer
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 54% of KSA Private Jet Fleet Idle After Confiscation
Replies: 1
Views: 1004

Re: 54% of KSA Private Jet Fleet Idle After Confiscation

There is a 747 owned by one of the individuals who spent a good time in the Ritz-Carlton, wasn’t seen out of KSA since he was freed. It seems that many of those big names are banned from travel.

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by UAEflyer
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 341
Views: 38023

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Air Arabia first A321neo is out with new livery, delivery should be in few weeks.
I think they are studying new routes soon.

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by UAEflyer
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flightradar24 Not working
Replies: 18
Views: 2027

Re: Flightradar24 Not working

Same here in DXB and all surroundings.
They tweeted that they are working to solve the problem.

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by UAEflyer
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines A380s - Is it the end?
Replies: 57
Views: 14199

Re: Malaysia Airlines A380s - Is it the end?

They fly them regularly to MED.
They were perfect fit for ANA, better than brand new costly ones.

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by UAEflyer
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 13213

Re: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019

Is there any future plans to expand LAX ? Or anything under construction at the moment ? I heard there is a VIP/celebrity terminal? Is it true..

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