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by TriStar500
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental 747's and EWR
Replies: 51
Views: 6952

Re: Continental 747's and EWR

klwright69 wrote:
I flew EWR-FRA-EWR roundtrip in the fall of 92. It was the DC10, I recall pretty clearly the 747 had just been taken off that route.


I flew FRA-EWR-FRA on B747 ship 021 and 025 respectively in August 1993.

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by TriStar500
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787s on German register
Replies: 8
Views: 4382

Re: First 787s on German register

DUS

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by TriStar500
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA Leasing A350
Replies: 244
Views: 60369

Re: SAA Leasing A350

Another new SAA A350 Destination is FRA. I just found out that the aircraft type on my SA260 trip next July has changed from A346 to A359.

P.S.: Sorry, just saw that someone else already found out about this.

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by TriStar500
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA trying to sell 9 A340s
Replies: 125
Views: 30592

Re: SAA trying to sell 9 A340s

andz wrote:
TriStar500 wrote:
MUC continues to be served.

Not according to my source, and if you try to book JNB-MUC on flysaa.com it is via FRA.



Not according to my LH profile. I am on that flight in July.

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by TriStar500
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA trying to sell 9 A340s
Replies: 125
Views: 30592

Re: SAA trying to sell 9 A340s

MUC continues to be served.

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by TriStar500
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings strike 30Dec-01Jan
Replies: 7
Views: 2162

Re: Germanwings strike 30Dec-01Jan

Yes.

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by TriStar500
Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History behind idiosyncratic IATA airline shortcodes
Replies: 171
Views: 28398

Re: History behind idiosyncratic IATA airline shortcodes

When Eurowings was formed (...) it got the NS code from Nürnberger Flugdienst. However, NS was unsatisfactory to say the least with memories of the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazi Party) (...) Dutch Railways today are known as NS (Nederlandse Spoorwegen). Nobody in the Netherlands ha...

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by TriStar500
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History behind idiosyncratic IATA airline shortcodes
Replies: 171
Views: 28398

Re: History behind idiosyncratic IATA airline shortcodes

cedarjet wrote:
OS for Austrian, literal spelling of their first syllable


OS = Oesterreich (Austria in German)

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by TriStar500
Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am and the 747-400
Replies: 104
Views: 17583

Re: Pan Am and the 747-400

IIRC, PanAm’s originally ordered Tristar 500s went to United with the Pacific route sale in 1986. They didn’t linger long, and all went to Delta in 1988. Pan Am ordered 12 L1011-500 direct from Lockheed with the first example entering the fleet in 1980, they had all left the fleet by 1986. Six exam...

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by TriStar500
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern African & Indian Ocean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 297
Views: 51500

Re: Southern African & Indian Ocean Aviation Thread - 2019

Independent company operating under franchise.

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by TriStar500
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of AA intercontinental flying at ORD
Replies: 40
Views: 4057

Re: History of AA intercontinental flying at ORD

DUS was initially flown with DC10-30, but switched to B762 by the early 1990's.

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by TriStar500
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pleasant Hawaiian Holidays and American Trans Air
Replies: 21
Views: 3848

Re: Pleasant Hawaiian Holidays and American Trans Air

Hate to correct you, but the top photo is a standard longbody TriStar.

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by TriStar500
Fri May 10, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't Delta fly International out of DFW?
Replies: 69
Views: 9549

Re: Why didn't Delta fly International out of DFW?

I flew DFW-FRA in an L1011-500 in April 1992 and FRA-DFW- FRA on B767-300ER in April 1993.

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by TriStar500
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Car chase on LYS runway
Replies: 17
Views: 4395

Re: Car chase on LYS runway

Nice tribute to Mr. Burt Reynolds.

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by TriStar500
Sun Nov 08, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Looking For Historical DL Fligth Data/ Ac Regs
Replies: 1
Views: 1369

Looking For Historical DL Fligth Data/ Ac Regs

Hi all, I am trying to complete my flight logbook of over 1.400 segments. Fortunately, only 32 of my entries are missing the aircraft's registration, among these are the following <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> flights: 1992: 1992/03/31 <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-M...

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by TriStar500
Tue Aug 25, 2015 7:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air Koryo Named World's Worst Airline
Replies: 19
Views: 6724

RE: Air Koryo Named World's Worst Airline

You get what you pay for (Skytrax). No pay, no stars. It is really that simple.

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by TriStar500
Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Wide Body European Routes S15
Replies: 30
Views: 9169

RE: Wide Body European Routes S15

S4 operates almost daily <acronym title="Lisbon (- Portela de Sacavem / AT1 / AB1) (LIS / LPPT), Portugal">LIS</acronym>-<acronym title="Ponta Delgada - Joao Paulo II (Nordela) (PDL / LPPD), Portugal - Azores">PDL</acronym>-<acronym title="Lisbon (- Portela de Sacavem / AT1 / AB1) (LIS / LPPT), Port...

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by TriStar500
Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Eurowings A330 In Paint
Replies: 32
Views: 18827

RE: First Eurowings A330 In Paint

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Eurowings will start long-haul flig...

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by TriStar500
Wed May 20, 2015 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Happening At London Southend?
Replies: 21
Views: 4820

RE: What Is Happening At London Southend?

FMO seems to be missing, too.

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by TriStar500
Tue May 19, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sad Day For A310 Lovers: 2 A330-200 For S4
Replies: 18
Views: 16447

RE: Sad Day For A310 Lovers: 2 A330-200 For S4

The A310 have to keep sticking around until at least mid-July, when I have completed the <acronym title="Ponta Delgada - Joao Paulo II (Nordela) (PDL / LPPD), Portugal - Azores">PDL</acronym>-<acronym title="Lisbon (- Portela de Sacavem / AT1 / AB1) (LIS / LPPT), Portugal">LIS</acronym>-<acronym tit...

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by TriStar500
Sat Apr 18, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Encounter The Same Aircraft
Replies: 43
Views: 5978

RE: Encounter The Same Aircraft

I am commuting a lot between <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym> and <acronym title="Vienna - Schwechat (VIE / LOWW), Austria">VIE</acronym>, so: OE-IHA 20 OE-LEZ 18 OE-<acronym title="Learmonth (LEA / YPLM), Australia - Western Aus...

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by TriStar500
Thu Mar 05, 2015 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings Long-haul Operation
Replies: 62
Views: 15696

RE: Eurowings Long-haul Operation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mozart" class="quote" target="_blank">mozart</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>What I don't know, and I'd be grateful for s...

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by TriStar500
Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings Long-haul Operation
Replies: 62
Views: 15696

RE: Eurowings Long-haul Operation

By the way - you only pay 200€/rt if take the bare-bone product without checked-in baggage, meals, catering, IFE, seat reservation and bonsu miles. If you add these extras, you will pay around the pice as you pay for carriers with an integrated product like <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emir...

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by TriStar500
Fri Feb 20, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Always Good To See An L-1011 Flying!
Replies: 25
Views: 11663

RE: Always Good To See An L-1011 Flying!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LZ129" class="quote" target="_blank">LZ129</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Count me as one of the clueless. What is it us...

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by TriStar500
Tue Dec 02, 2014 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helvetic Takes Over Niki's E190s
Replies: 10
Views: 3568

RE: Helvetic Takes Over Niki's E190s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CRJ900" class="quote" target="_blank">CRJ900</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>How come Air Berlin was unable to get decent e...

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by TriStar500
Mon Sep 08, 2014 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa & The E190: Just Because Of LCY?
Replies: 8
Views: 6675

RE: Lufthansa & The E190: Just Because Of LCY?

No, Augsbrug Airways plainly went out off business.

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by TriStar500
Mon Sep 08, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa & The E190: Just Because Of LCY?
Replies: 8
Views: 6675

RE: Lufthansa & The E190: Just Because Of LCY?

Maybe some scope clause being in effect.

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by TriStar500
Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Windhoek WDH Closed To A330 And Bigger
Replies: 37
Views: 11027

RE: Windhoek WDH Closed To A330 And Bigger

WVB has a paved runway. I flew from it a couple of years ago.

Maybe the airport does not have CAT 8 or 9 firefighting abilities.

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by TriStar500
Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Semi-digital Throttle Displays In Some L1011's?
Replies: 20
Views: 7805

Semi-digital Throttle Displays In Some L1011's?

Hello everyone, I have noticed that there are at least to different cockpit center column configurations for the L1011 TriStar. One with old-school conventional round gauges for the engine performance indicators: <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/p...

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by TriStar500
Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When/Why Did Air Berlin More Or Less Quit The UK?
Replies: 5
Views: 4044

RE: When/Why Did Air Berlin More Or Less Quit The UK?

They also stopped the quite exotic <acronym title="Paderborn / Lippstadt (PAD / EDLP), Germany">PAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym>- and <acronym title="Paderborn / Lip...

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by TriStar500
Fri Nov 29, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did DL Operate Just One L1011-200?
Replies: 22
Views: 12791

RE: Why Did DL Operate Just One L1011-200?

What is the matter with -40 Version and Delta Airlines? I haven't seen any other original customer of Lockheed purchasing this version?

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by TriStar500
Fri Nov 29, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did DL Operate Just One L1011-200?
Replies: 22
Views: 12791

Why Did DL Operate Just One L1011-200?

Hello everyone! Delta Airlines once operated the largest fleet of L1011 TriStars, counting 56 ships at the very same time. Among this fleet were 17 L1011-500 6 L1011-250 (converted -1's) 32 L1011-1 (or -40, according to some sources) but only one L1011-200, c/n 193C-1151 (for her history, see here <...

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by TriStar500
Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Oldest 757 Still In Service?
Replies: 45
Views: 22395

RE: The Oldest 757 Still In Service?

Check out this list for the oldest active B757's... http://www.airfleets.net/listing/b757-1.htm

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by TriStar500
Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBerlin 787 Future Routes?
Replies: 12
Views: 4952

RE: AirBerlin 787 Future 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/MesaFlyGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">MesaFlyGuy</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I had no idea they were getting rid of...

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by TriStar500
Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LANs Future On Its SCL-MAD-FRA Route
Replies: 32
Views: 9921

LANs Future On Its SCL-MAD-FRA Route

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MSS658" class="quote" target="_blank">MSS658</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Any Idea when the 788's will arrive?</i></font...

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by TriStar500
Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Seasonal DUS-NBE!
Replies: 5
Views: 6625

RE: Lufthansa Seasonal DUS-NBE!

It's a charter flight - just like many more "exotic" (for Lufthansa) weekend-only destinations from DUS.

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by TriStar500
Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA's Flights Between LHR/LGW And BCN?
Replies: 5
Views: 3944

BA's Flights Between LHR/LGW And BCN?

You might want to replace BCL with BCN.

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by TriStar500
Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF New Regional Brand To Be Unveiled On 1/28
Replies: 53
Views: 12869

RE: AF New Regional Brand To Be Unveiled On 1/28

Funny new colorscheme, they look like Japanese-registered aircraft now.

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by TriStar500
Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Are Iata Codes Changed?
Replies: 15
Views: 3425

RE: Why Are Iata Codes Changed?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/photoshooter" class="quote" target="_blank">photoshooter</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Quoting TriStar500 (Reply 1): For ...

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by TriStar500
Wed Nov 14, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Are Iata Codes Changed?
Replies: 15
Views: 3425

RE: Why Are Iata Codes Changed?

For obvious reasons, German regional carrier Eurowings changed from NS to EW.

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by TriStar500
Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Drops Another Regional Partner
Replies: 4
Views: 9758

LH Drops Another Regional Partner

After Contact Air, this time it is Augsburg Airways' turn - cooperation is to end after summer scheduke 2013. <a href="http://www.pilotjobsnetwork.com/jobs/Augsburg_Airways" target="_blank">http://www.pilotjobsnetwork.com/jobs/Augsburg_Airways</a> (see red annotations) This will only leave fully int...

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by TriStar500
Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do All Ex-AA A300 Remain Stored?
Replies: 45
Views: 24459

Why Do All Ex-AA A300 Remain Stored?

A recent glance at Airlfeet's statistics for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> left me a little bit intrigued. Why does virtually the entire former Airbus fleet remain stored and has not found a new lease of life with other carriers (be it a cargo haulers or in pax service) or in...

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by TriStar500
Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Derelict Spanair DC-9 At...HIO?
Replies: 12
Views: 6399

RE: Derelict Spanair DC-9 At...HIO?

Since JK hasn't operated DC-9's since the early 1990's, I suppose you have seen an MD-80.

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by TriStar500
Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TNT Airways Applies To Do Pax Charters To US
Replies: 18
Views: 6505

RE: TNT Airways Applies To Do Pax Charters To US

TNT has been flying Belgian charter passengers for years on their B737QC now, so that would not be a deterrent. Lack of windows might be the bigger obstacle though.

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by TriStar500
Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Operating For OS
Replies: 2
Views: 3134

RE: LH Operating For OS

Pilot shortage due to the transfer of operations from OS to VO certificate plus due to the phase-out of the B737NG fleet in favor of more A32X.

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by TriStar500
Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CityJet Set To Commence LCY To Munster-Osnabr
Replies: 5
Views: 2866

RE: CityJet Set To Commence LCY To Munster-Osnabr

No, that would be <acronym title="Hanover (- Langenhagen) (HAJ / EDDV), Germany">HAJ</acronym>. But still quite a few garrisons in the general area (southern Lower Saxony and northern and eastern parts of Westphalia) plus some demand from local businesses and for city trips. Until a few years ago, t...

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by TriStar500
Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EDI-HAJ With Air Berlin?
Replies: 5
Views: 3505

RE: EDI-HAJ With Air Berlin?

It's just a connecting service operated by BA via LHR with an AB codeshare on it.

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by TriStar500
Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Spainair Markings Still Around
Replies: 3
Views: 2467

RE: Old Spainair Markings Still Around

I am currently in MRS. There is still a sign with the Spanair Logo at the terminal entrance.

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by TriStar500
Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Pics Of New VIE Terminal
Replies: 34
Views: 13852

RE: First Pics Of New VIE Terminal

It looks better in real life than on these small photos.

Don't forget that none of the shops, restaurants, airline lounges etc. have yet been installed.

Also the new terminal will feature a visitor's deck.

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by TriStar500
Sun Jan 15, 2012 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Pics Of New VIE Terminal
Replies: 34
Views: 13852

RE: First Pics Of New VIE Terminal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ju068" class="quote" target="_blank">ju068</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i> What will happen to the old terminal?</i></fo...

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