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by asuflyer
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Normalisation of relations between Israel and UAE air links
Replies: 80
Views: 6864

Re: Normalisation of relations between Israel and UAE air links

It's not just LY that will pay the price now, there is also TK which is currently the busiest foreign airline in Israel. The Yes and possibly Royal Jordanian will suffer too Be interesting to see if highly uncompetitive Air India lasts long at TLV TK will still have all the USA traffic but probably...

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by asuflyer
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode
Replies: 195
Views: 43207

Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode

Preliminary reports are that an Air India Express flight IX1344, a 737-8HG registered VT-AXH has overrun the runway at Kozhikode upon landing from Dubai and broke into two pieces. Details are still developing. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/air-india-express-flight-with-180-passengers-from-dubai-sk...

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by asuflyer
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline pricing logic (TAP Air Portugal?)
Replies: 9
Views: 779

Re: Airline pricing logic (TAP Air Portugal?)

TP fares are some of the lowest from EU to US. AT, FI, TK and SU also use these undercut pricing strategies on some connecting flights as well.

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by asuflyer
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Boeing paint its planes before delivery
Replies: 7
Views: 1556

Re: Does Boeing paint its planes before delivery

When not painted at the factory they are primarily sent to painting at PDX. A few aircraft have been painted at VCV.

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by asuflyer
Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767-400s at LaGuardia
Replies: 52
Views: 8769

Re: 767-400s at LaGuardia

The 764 is the largest aircraft that can operate out of LGA due to gate size restrictions. However the DL 764's have not visited in quite a few years. Up until last year AC was regularly sending the 763 on subs from YYZ.

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by asuflyer
Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines announces flights to Los Cabos
Replies: 10
Views: 2319

Re: Eastern Airlines announces flights to Los Cabos

I wonder if Eastern got subsidies from some resorts there. UA has flown EWR-SJD weekly in the past. I believe DL had JFK-SJD as a seasonal flight on and off for a few years. SJD as a destination is not very well known of in the NYC area, and those who have been are high end travellers, who would be ...

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by asuflyer
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New York Court investigating Etihad debt agreements
Replies: 12
Views: 3369

New York Court investigating Etihad debt agreements

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Etihad is being subpoenaed over documents related to the EY/AZ debt assumption agreement. They are being given until July 7th to respond.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-etih ... SKBN23X1QX

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by asuflyer
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?
Replies: 59
Views: 13919

Re: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?

For years India has been finding pilots with falsified licenses. In Nepal as well. This is not surprising that this exists in Pakistan as well. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/india-may-have-4000-fake-pilots-449891 https://www.aviationnepal.com/press-release-of-buddha-air-regarding-issue-of-fake-pil...

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by asuflyer
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 461
Views: 223975

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://onemileatatime.com/emirates-hon ... ronavirus/
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Upon landing at HKG 26 passengers on an Emirates flight tested positive for COVID-19. The travellers had originated in Pakistan, which has surging COVID numbers.

https://onemileatatime.com/emirates-hon ... ronavirus/

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by asuflyer
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 461
Views: 223975

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local ... new-cases/
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260 employees working at Orlando's MCO airport have tested positive for COVID-19.
https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local ... new-cases/

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by asuflyer
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 461
Views: 223975

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

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Beijing Capital and Daxing PEK and DQA airports are closing to inter-provincial flights due to the growing COVID cases affecting the Beijing area.

https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/sta ... 9793357824

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by asuflyer
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad AUH-SDQ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2306

Re: Etihad AUH-SDQ?

Caymanair wrote:
F27500 wrote:
asuflyer wrote:
Repatriating Dominicans who live in the UAE.



...all TWO of them ? (if that)


I imagine there would be several hundred at least.


There are approximately 4000-5000 Dominicans in the UAE.

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by asuflyer
Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad AUH-SDQ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2306

Re: Etihad AUH-SDQ?

Repatriating Dominicans who live in the UAE.

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by asuflyer
Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF C130 overrun at Taji Airbase
Replies: 2
Views: 1013

USAF C130 overrun at Taji Airbase

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A USAF C-130 has reportedly crashed at Taji Air Base outside of Baghdad.

https://twitter.com/JenGriffinFNC/statu ... 7299264519

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by asuflyer
Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates 777-300 (EK 2546) EWR-MCO today
Replies: 4
Views: 1837

Re: Emirates 777-300 (EK 2546) EWR-MCO today

They have also been flying JFK-UIO

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by asuflyer
Fri May 22, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 730
Views: 154450

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

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ATC recording has pilot saying he lost an engine:

https://twitter.com/breakingavnews/stat ... 3141218304

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by asuflyer
Tue May 19, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad lands at TLV for the first time
Replies: 26
Views: 8995

Etihad lands at TLV for the first time

An all white Etihad A330 chartered by UAE AID landed at TLV bringing supplies for Palestine. The Israeli and Emirati governments worked together to make this flight possible. This is the first time an Etihad aircraft has landed in Israel. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EYaId11XQAIF39b?format=jpg&na...

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by asuflyer
Sun May 17, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Libyan Airlines A330 and a smaller second Libyan plane at TXL today?
Replies: 10
Views: 2022

Re: Libyan Airlines A330 and a smaller second Libyan plane at TXL today?

https://simpleflying.com/libyan-airlines-rocket-attack/
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Last week two Libyan aircraft were heavily damaged to due a rocket attack at Mitiga Airport an 5A-LAU an A330 and an A320 5A-LAQ which had returned from IST after a repatriation flight. The repatriation flights are now continuing from Misrata.

https://simpleflying.com/libyan-airlines-rocket-attack/

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by asuflyer
Sat May 16, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1118
Views: 182362

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

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A video has surfaced of a foam incident involving a 787 in a hangar.

https://twitter.com/nasty_canasta/statu ... 03617?s=21

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by asuflyer
Sun May 10, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1468
Views: 210728

Re: AA 757 Long-Haul Replacement: A321 and 787-8

Ishrion wrote:
So it's possible PHL-SNN, which is around 100 miles longer, may also see the A321neo.


In the JV agreement with BA, which covers Ireland, AA is required to fly an aircraft with lie-flat seats on this route.

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by asuflyer
Fri May 01, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An Avianca plane lands in Tokyo for the very first time
Replies: 12
Views: 3193

Re: An Avianca plane lands in Tokyo for the very first time

They didn't have the crew to fly LAX-PVG non-stop? Airlines are avoiding having crew quarantined in China and duty hours exceded. AA, AC, UA, AM are all stopping in NRT. DL is stopping in ICN. First, and most likely the last, at least for a long time. There are more flights to NRT and PVG planned. ...

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by asuflyer
Fri May 01, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)
Replies: 474
Views: 58306

Re: Lots of PVG (Shanghai) - MEX flights everyday, medical supplies?

AM has been transporting medical supplies from PVG to not only MEX but GUA, SAL and SJO as well.

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by asuflyer
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines at JFK
Replies: 79
Views: 12149

Re: American Airlines at JFK

Many AA international routes from JFK are heavily supported by corporate travel contracts. Without them AA would not be able to sustain them with just O&D and VFR pax.

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by asuflyer
Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Parked at GSO?
Replies: 9
Views: 3309

Re: What's Parked at GSO?

HAECO, which is essentialy CX's MRO arm has a presence in GSO. They do work on AS aircraft including seating and are involved in the storage of the aircraft.

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by asuflyer
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Airlines’ new livery: only for ATRs?
Replies: 19
Views: 2700

Re: Caribbean Airlines’ new livery: only for ATRs?

The planes are only painted white and they have decals over them

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by asuflyer
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)
Replies: 474
Views: 58306

Re: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)

Some aircraft landing in PVG and China for the first time ever all to pickup Covid supplies very far away from home. https://www.weibo.com/u/1899957437?is_all=1 https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/713f0cbdly4gdy7uoapj2j20sg0iz76x.jpg https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/713f0cbdly4gdy7uodohqj20u00k1jtc.jpg https:/...

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by asuflyer
Sat Apr 25, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1118
Views: 182362

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

All the aircraft in TUL are being inspected following 2 storms in the last 3 days, one with small hail.

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by asuflyer
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines on the brink of bankruptcy
Replies: 15
Views: 5569

Cabo Verde Airlines on the brink of bankruptcy

Cabo Verde Airlines, the airline of Cape Verde is reportedly on the brink of bankruptcy having been suspended by IATA's booking systems. Even prior to the Coronavirus, the Icelandair/Lofleidir-led turnaround plan of TACV to Cabo Verde Airlines was in trouble. The plan to create an FI like carrier in...

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by asuflyer
Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A330 involved in a shooting
Replies: 29
Views: 16178

Re: Air France A330 involved in a shooting

Apparently some police officers fired at the aircraft because they believed that the aircraft was bringing the coronavirus to the Congo. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EVZ2hCTWkAIYcwb?format=jpg&name=medium https://sacer-infos.com/pnoire-des-gendarmes-tirent-sur-un-avion-dair-france-soupconne-de-ra...

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by asuflyer
Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1105
Views: 173972

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

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A Jetblue HQ crewmember who was also former inflight crewmember has passed away due to COVID-19 complications. He was only 28 years old.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/jared-lovos-memorial-fund

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by asuflyer
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP launches PDL-YYZ, AGA, CPT, and CUN
Replies: 45
Views: 9985

Re: TAP launches PDL-YYZ, AGA, CPT, and CUN

Why have they never tried PDL-EWR? PDL flights support the diaspora from the Azores which have sizable populations in YYZ, BOS/PVD area. The EWR flights target the overall NYC market and large Portuguese population in NJ that has their origins primarily in Porto and Lisbon. DL tried JFK-PDL and it ...

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by asuflyer
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020
Replies: 542
Views: 99375

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020

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A senior KQ 787 captain has passed away after operating the last JFK-NBO flight on March 25th.

https://bit.ly/2JF8KIY

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by asuflyer
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Patriots 767-300 Flies N95 Masks from China to U.S.
Replies: 53
Views: 6186

Re: Patriots 767-300 Flies N95 Masks from China to U.S.

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Photo of the aircraft by a local spotter in Shenzhen.

Image

(Photo by Jay Lee)
https://twitter.com/jaylpod

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by asuflyer
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Privately owned IAI1124A Westwind overshoots runway at Manila Airport, Philippines
Replies: 20
Views: 5585

Re: Lion Air Crash on T/O Manila

https://www.airlive.net/breaking-an-air ... a-airport/
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The aircraft was carrying medical equipment to NRT.

https://www.airlive.net/breaking-an-air ... a-airport/

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by asuflyer
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1118
Views: 182362

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

A few hours ago Tulsa experienced a hailstorm that produced hail the size of a tennis ball. The storm affected nearby Owasso which is directly north of the Tulsa International Airport. It is not known at this time if any ac were damaged. Nevertheless this is only the beginning of the severe weather ...

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by asuflyer
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Interjet gets new investors, seek to grow
Replies: 273
Views: 60395

Re: Interjet Now Cannibalizing Its Airbus Fleet according to Bloomberg

Interjet has now returned 5 A320's to their lessors. It is rumored more aircraft will follow. The aircraft are being stored at GYR.

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by asuflyer
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 163120

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

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Protests are starting in the Chinese city of Jiujang. Apparently Jiangxi police were not letting people from Hubei into their province. It is rare to see protests like these in China.
https://twitter.com/ConflictsW/status/1 ... 6768055296

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by asuflyer
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2638
Views: 476635

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Today and tomorrow UA is performing two rescue flights from IAH to LIM with 772's to repatriate Americans from Peru. A 737s is repatriating Americans from UIO.

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by asuflyer
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336936

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Emirates fleet parked at DXB https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET_Jme_XYAA_e3Q?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET_JmgDXYAEyJ9z?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET_JmgpWAAIhhrE?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET_JmhiWkAIEdpo?format=jpg&na...

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by asuflyer
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR - LHR - Becoming a niche market?
Replies: 35
Views: 3771

Re: EWR - LHR - Becoming a niche market?

There is simply no comparison between EWR and JFK. The only reason airlines fly to EWR is because it is cheaper than the main NYC airport. And then those airlines can BOAST that they fly to NYC. I have always seen EWR as the NYC version of London Stansted - i.e. not to be taken seriously by any ser...

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by asuflyer
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian A350 in SLC
Replies: 31
Views: 8924

Re: Ethiopian A350 in SLC

Repatriation of Mormon missionaries from Africa.

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by asuflyer
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Iberia Asia Expansion
Replies: 4
Views: 938

Re: Iberia Asia Expansion

MNL-MAD is too far and too low yielding. BA struggles enough at ICN. AZ just left ICN-MXP. The market is Korea outbound and Koreans prefer to fly KE. PEK-MAD and PVG are primarily China point of sale and forget about them restarting in May they will probably not come back until awhile after Covid is...

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by asuflyer
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways Planning Star Alliance or Oneworld by 2021
Replies: 35
Views: 5443

Re: Bamboo Airways Planning Star Alliance or Oneworld by 2021

Bamboo is a diversified business they make most of their money in real estate and mining, they are not solely an airline business, they have been around along time in other sectors and it is very likely they will make it through this, unlike KE, Starlux or Air Macau.

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by asuflyer
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1118
Views: 182362

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

The remainder of the E90's will be stored tomorrow. Ferry flights are setup to ROW, PIT and SAT.

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by asuflyer
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL9440 MIA-LIM diverts to MIA reaching LIM
Replies: 10
Views: 4602

Re: AAL9440 MIA-LIM diverts to MIA reaching LIM

The flight was doing a ferry flight to rescue Americans from Cusco, Peru. It diverted back to Miami. A Latam Peru A320 was supposed to take the Americans from Cusco to Lima to connect to this flight however Peruvian authorities did not approve the flight and also did not give AA the permission to la...

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by asuflyer
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1118
Views: 182362

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Video of TUL with all the AA ac stored. https://twitter.com/breakingavnews/status/1242499184898572298 The following aircraft are being retired at ROW today. 763: N390AA, N391AA, N396AN, N399AN N343AN N344AN N346AN N350AN 752: N175AN, N692AN, E90: N949UW, N956UW N957UW N394AN which was previously ret...

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by asuflyer
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336936

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

China Eastern is removing seats from some A330's, so the cabin can be filled with cargo. A fully loaded an A330 can carry up over a million masks. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET316V7U8AAFziQ?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET3189zUwAAKMD_?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.t...

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by asuflyer
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336936

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

OS is doing pax rescue flights from CUN, MEX, PUJ, HAV and IAD and picking up supplies for Austria in XMN. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ETzXfuSXkAAfh23?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ETzXfi1XkAE5Oqx?format=jpg&name=small https://twitter.com/lufthansaNews/status/124210453953...

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by asuflyer
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336936

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Because it isn't an IATA code. Just search for "ZNY". This is the first search result https://123atc.com/facility/ZNY Not where I live. This is the first result I get: https://www.coingecko.com/nl/coins/bitzeny But I must admit result number eight yields: https://123atc.com/facility/ZNY S...

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