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by Jetstar315
Fri Jan 30, 2015 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Eyes New Pacific Routes
Replies: 123
Views: 23877

RE: American Airlines Eyes New Pacific Routes

I can't see the point in <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> operating a Trans Tasman flight <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">...

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by Jetstar315
Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants And The Seat Belt Sign
Replies: 48
Views: 14258

RE: Flight Attendants And The Seat Belt Sign

I think that the big difference here in <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> and Australia, is that it is an offence NOT to obey the instructions of the crew and therefore if passengers refuse to comply, the flight attendants can report them to the <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acron...

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by Jetstar315
Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants And The Seat Belt Sign
Replies: 48
Views: 14258

RE: Flight Attendants And The Seat Belt Sign

Airlines based in New Zealand and Australia are VERY strict on passengers being seated with belts fastened when the sign is on, and so they should be! People who ignore their instructions are not only putting themselves at risk of injury, but also deliberately putting passengers who have complied, a...

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by Jetstar315
Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The DC-8 Family
Replies: 145
Views: 22622

RE: The DC-8 Family

In reply to CF-CPI, yes the DC-8s and & B74SPs out of Wellington, <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>, were pretty much restricted to <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>/<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot...

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by Jetstar315
Fri Jan 16, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767s To Hawaii
Replies: 34
Views: 8362

RE: 767s To Hawaii

Air New Zealand operated their first B767-219ER <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Nadi - International (NAN / NFFN), Fiji">NAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / ...

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by Jetstar315
Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routes Tried Twice And Failed
Replies: 64
Views: 12277

RE: Routes Tried Twice And Failed

AA USA-New Zealand in 1970s with B707s and late 80s with DC10s.

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by Jetstar315
Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 151
Replies: 214
Views: 17368

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 151

For those interested in the Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> B787-9 deliveries: Current in fleet: <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym>-NZE/F/G 2015 Deliveries: <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym>-NZC/D/H 2016 deliveries: <acronym title="Great...

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by Jetstar315
Fri Jan 09, 2015 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Dies After Etihad Flight Delayed For 13 Hours
Replies: 86
Views: 22178

RE: Man Dies After Etihad Flight Delayed For 13 Hours

I think this report has no place in this forum! Did he have an illness that nobody else knew of? Did he have a heart condition? There could be a multitude of reasons reasons why he passed away and those reasons are nobody else's business! I just don't think it's right to be making assertions that th...

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by Jetstar315
Thu Jan 01, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 150
Replies: 205
Views: 20583

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 150

I should have added to my previous post:
If the 5 x B767-300s are to be retained 'for longer than expected', is it possible that these are to operate only on Trans Tasman routes, and then to be replaced with the 5 x A321 Neos as they area delivered???

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by Jetstar315
Thu Jan 01, 2015 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 150
Replies: 205
Views: 20583

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 150

Another well known website is listing:
2 x A321Neos for delivery in 2017, 2 in 2018 and 1 in 2019 (Total 5)

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by Jetstar315
Sun Dec 28, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 150
Replies: 205
Views: 20583

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 150

In reply to byronicle6: Deliveries 2015: 2 x A320, 3 x B787-9 Deliveries 2016: 2 x A320, 2 x B787-9 Deliveries 2017-19 13 x A320Neo, 5 x A321Neo, 4 x B787-9 (6 x B787-9 options) As the A320/321Neos are delivered, the earlier A320s will leave the fleet. The 5 x 767-300s will leave the fleet as the B7...

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by Jetstar315
Sun Nov 23, 2014 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero B747-219B
Replies: 9
Views: 9354

Transaero B747-219B

Can anybody tell me if any of the Transaero B747-219Bs are still in existence at Rome -Griffis Airforce Base, New York. These were first operated by Air New Zealand and then Virgin Atlantic. I'm writing a history of Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> and would like to give the latest ...

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by Jetstar315
Sat Nov 01, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Complain For Seating Next To Obese Person
Replies: 35
Views: 8996

RE: Complain For Seating Next To Obese Person

1. The photo in the first post of this topic is most definitely NOT taken on a Jetstar flight. <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> Jetstar's single aisle aircraft are fitted with Grey Leather seats, and always have been!! 2. If I worke...

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by Jetstar315
Fri Oct 10, 2014 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't SQ Fly To VIE?
Replies: 20
Views: 5683

RE: Why Doesn't SQ Fly To VIE?

SQ carry a large number of the significant Greek population who live in Australia. Melbourne, for example, is reputed to be the largest 'Greek' city outside of Greece, so <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> get to carry that population <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML...

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by Jetstar315
Wed Oct 08, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas To Unveil Retro Livery On Boeing 737
Replies: 46
Views: 16820

RE: Qantas To Unveil Retro Livery On Boeing 737

The first Qantas B747 scheme and the last B707 scheme most definitely had an 'ochre' cheat line, not red! John Travolta's B707 had the Pan Am scheme applied for external shots used in the <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> series 'Pan Am'. It has been back in the <acronym title="...

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by Jetstar315
Wed Oct 08, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Demand For Narrow Seat 2-4-2 Wide Body Aircraft?
Replies: 35
Views: 11038

RE: Demand For Narrow Seat 2-4-2 Wide Body Aircraft?

Britannia in the UK used to have 2-4-2 B767s that they used on charter flights to Australia and New Zealand years ago!

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by Jetstar315
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad 787 Options Could Go To Partner Airlines
Replies: 34
Views: 12526

RE: Etihad 787 Options Could Go To Partner Airlines

Because QF had to defer their 787s due to lack of funds, and a move like this between Etihad and Virgin Australia, could result in Virgin having 787s much sooner than QF will!

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by Jetstar315
Sun Sep 28, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 148
Replies: 208
Views: 28633

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 148

In reply to ZKOJQ:
ZK-NZG was rolled out at Everett on 23 September and is currently scheduled to leave the USA on its delivery flight on 31 October.

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by Jetstar315
Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 147
Replies: 205
Views: 24837

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 147

I'd be surprised if AA came back onto the South Pacific. They've already tried the Auckland market twice before and didn't make money on it - why would they want to get their fingers burnt a third time?

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by Jetstar315
Thu Sep 11, 2014 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 33
Replies: 207
Views: 45448

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 33

Does anybody know what is delaying the first flight of ZB004 ZK-NZF?
It was rolled out on 10 July and is supposed to be delivered in under 2 weeks time.

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by Jetstar315
Tue Sep 02, 2014 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olympic Jumbo Jet
Replies: 15
Views: 12496

RE: Olympic Jumbo Jet

SX-OAE - March 2009 (Sorry, finger trouble!!)

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by Jetstar315
Mon Sep 01, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olympic Jumbo Jet
Replies: 15
Views: 12496

RE: Olympic Jumbo Jet

SX-OAA was broken up at Marana, USA - March 1999. <acronym title="Aeroejecutivo SA de CV (Mexico)">SX</acronym>-OAB was parted out at Athens, but is still there at Hellenikon in 2014. (Type <acronym title="Aeroejecutivo SA de CV (Mexico)">SX</acronym>-OAB into the photo search panel on the home page...

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by Jetstar315
Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Losses $1B, CEO Needs To Go, Cut 2000 More
Replies: 64
Views: 17839

RE: QF Losses $1B, CEO Needs To Go, Cut 2000 More

There had been a lot of talk about <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> getting the 787s and not <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>. We need to remember the original idea was that <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> would transfer A330s into the <acronym title...

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by Jetstar315
Sun Jul 20, 2014 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Locking The Lavatory Door?
Replies: 48
Views: 17851

RE: Locking The Lavatory Door?

Locking the toilet doors for takeoff and landing is for one purpose only - to stop doors swinging open and blocking egress from the flight deck and the cabin in the event of an emergency when passengers are required to do an emergency evacuation of the aircraft and exit via slides - nothing more, an...

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by Jetstar315
Wed Jul 16, 2014 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 146
Replies: 217
Views: 32254

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 146

In reply to Motorhussy: <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym>-NZE delivered to <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> and arrived <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> 11 July <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acrony...

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by Jetstar315
Sun Jun 22, 2014 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which 787 Operator Has The Best Interior?
Replies: 21
Views: 13020

RE: Which 787 Operator Has The Best Interior?

Wait until you see the new Air NZ 787-9!!
All will be revealed soon!

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by Jetstar315
Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 Class Cabins On Qantas?
Replies: 36
Views: 8195

RE: 4 Class Cabins On Qantas?

Air NZ doesn't have a 3 class cabin - They have Business Premier with lie flat seats, Premium Economy and Economy.

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by Jetstar315
Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JQ Hong Kong A320s
Replies: 11
Views: 5083

RE: JQ Hong Kong A320s

….or sold to recoup some of the enormous outlay!

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by Jetstar315
Mon May 19, 2014 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-3 Nonstop Range
Replies: 9
Views: 13884

RE: DC-3 Nonstop Range

According to Jennifer Gradidge's book - 'DC-3 The first 70 years' (an Air-Britain publication) the longest range DC-3 was the C-47A with a range of 3,800 miles (6,115km). It was fitted with R1830-S1C3G/92C piston engines, and had a maximum weight of 31,000lbs or 14,100kg. Most other DC-3 marks had a...

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by Jetstar315
Sat Mar 22, 2014 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Part 141
Replies: 229
Views: 20937

RE: New Zealand Aviation Part 141

In all fairness to Jetstar, why would they want to continue <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> if the support from the public is not there. You have to remember that the whole of ...

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by Jetstar315
Sun Jan 19, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: JP Airline Fleets 2013/2014?
Replies: 9
Views: 26827

RE: JP Airline Fleets 2013/2014?

I do a lot of aircraft research as I write for a hobby, and find two of the best resources are the Air Transport Data Bank website, <a href="http://www.atdb.aero," target="_blank">www.atdb.aero,</a> and <a href="http://www.airlinerlist.com." target="_blank">www.airlinerlist.com.</a> If you're lookin...

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by Jetstar315
Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Part 138
Replies: 221
Views: 20918

RE: New Zealand Aviation Part 138

I'm amazed, that with all the fantastic aviation photographers in New Zealand, we're yet to see any pictures on A.Net of the 787-9 on its visit to Auckland nearly 10 days ago! Come on guys - what's holding you up??

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by Jetstar315
Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #86
Replies: 205
Views: 19303

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #86

In reply to 02hillert, King Island Airlines can be found on <a href="http://www.kingislandair.com.au" target="_blank">www.kingislandair.com.au</a> They operate from Melbourne (Moorabbin) about 10 kms south of the city to King Island at 7.30am and 3.30pm Mon-Fri, 7.30am only on Sat, and 3.30pm only o...

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by Jetstar315
Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Using Crew Seats
Replies: 34
Views: 18725

RE: Passengers Using Crew Seats

The most important thing to remember is that the Crew seats must be available to all cabin crew at all times, in case of sudden turbulence etc. The crew need to have access to their seats immediately, and if passengers are sitting in them, they are just putting themselves (and possibly other crew/pa...

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by Jetstar315
Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical QF Diversion To HNL Question
Replies: 13
Views: 5954

RE: Historical QF Diversion To HNL Question

Right on the button QF002!!
Google is certainly a wonderful thing! And that's exactly how I found the answer!!
I knew it had happened as I worked for the QF Group for 8 years but couldn't recall the date. First hit on Google and there it was. Cheers!

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by Jetstar315
Sun Dec 22, 2013 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical QF Diversion To HNL Question
Replies: 13
Views: 5954

RE: Historical QF Diversion To HNL Question

It was flight QF25 B747-438 <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OJJ Sunday 12 July 2009 A water pipe servicing the lav used by the pilots ruptured during flight, and water flooded down through overhead bins and onto seats near the front of the plane. As the plane was not full, the F...

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by Jetstar315
Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia & A320 - When Did They Order It?
Replies: 12
Views: 9720

RE: Virgin Australia & A320 - When Did They Order It?

In reply to Bluebird191, the Fokker 100 is 35.53 meters long - obviously the brochure as depicted above has a typographical error.

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by Jetstar315
Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines To Start Beijing
Replies: 26
Views: 9495

RE: Hawaiian Airlines To Start Beijing

I believe you can't transfer from International to International at Honolulu without going outside of a sterile/secure area so the only alternative is to clear customs and immigration first. It's all to do with the design of the terminal building, and not because the authorities just won't allow it.

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by Jetstar315
Sun Aug 18, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas And The 787
Replies: 99
Views: 17349

RE: Qantas And The 787

Has the A350-9 or A350-10 been entirely ruled out by QF? I haven't seen much discussion about these in relation to QF.

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by Jetstar315
Sat May 04, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747-400/-400ER Schedules To The USA
Replies: 29
Views: 8526

RE: QF 747-400/-400ER Schedules To The USA

Even the <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> 747-438ERs are challenged at certain times of the year with the Southbound Leg from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> going to Auckland, <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> ...

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by Jetstar315
Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Order 275 Pieces (777X) And You Bend The Spec
Replies: 63
Views: 25616

RE: Order 275 Pieces (777X) And You Bend The Spec

Emirates interest in the 777-9X makes you wonder what influence that may have on any future QF fleet replacement/expansion!!!

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by Jetstar315
Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Bother To Fly Qantas 737 To Opa Locka?
Replies: 19
Views: 13274

RE: Why Bother To Fly Qantas 737 To Opa Locka?

As I said in my earlier post, it is going to be converted to a freighter by the ASL Group. They've already converted 3 other ex Qantas B737-400s to freighters (VH-TJH now N120BT, <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-TJO now <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym>-STB, and ...

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by Jetstar315
Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Bother To Fly Qantas 737 To Opa Locka?
Replies: 19
Views: 13274

RE: Why Bother To Fly Qantas 737 To Opa Locka?

This aircraft is a B737-4L7 26961/2517 which was delivered new to Air Nauru (now "Our Airline") from the Pacific Island nation, the Republic of Nauru on 27 Aug 1993 as <acronym title="Air Caribbean (Trinidad & Tobago)">C2</acronym>-RN11. It was leased to Qantas, Australia as <acronym title="Aeropost...

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by Jetstar315
Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ALC Orders 25 A350' And 14 NEO's
Replies: 18
Views: 9914

RE: ALC Orders 25 A350' And 14 NEO's

and now the interesting part......who will actually take delivery of these A350s???

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by Jetstar315
Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 66
Replies: 206
Views: 29509

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 66

No, ex Japan Airlines JA8077 24784/798

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by Jetstar315
Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX/NZ Form Alliance+Air NZ Drops HKG-LHR
Replies: 87
Views: 3196

RE: CX/NZ Form Alliance+Air NZ Drops HKG-LHR

It seems strange to me that Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> didn't come to a code-share arrangement with Virgin Atlantic <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed),...

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by Jetstar315
Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The EK-QF Agreement Affect Oneworld?
Replies: 88
Views: 14418

RE: Will The EK-QF Agreement Affect Oneworld?

I think we all need to remember: a. <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> has a great new liaison with <acronym title="Japan Airlines">JL</acronym> through their joint operation of Jetstar Japan - so nothing will happen to upset the <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>/JL arra...

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by Jetstar315
Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milk Run Nostalgia
Replies: 168
Views: 21371

RE: Milk Run Nostalgia

I think this one must just about beat them all! This is from a Qantas Airways 1939 timetable with the service being operated by a Short S.23 Empire class flying boat. The trip took 10 days with 9 night stops at the places marked * - Sydney to Brisbane, Gladstone, *Townsville, Karumba, Groot Eylandt,...

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by Jetstar315
Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remaining TWA TriStars
Replies: 16
Views: 10100

RE: Remaining TWA TriStars

According to Aerotransport.org, N31001 (msn 1013) and N31032 (msn 1215) are both derelict at Roswell, New Mexico. N31019 (msn 1066) is preserved at Kansas City-Downtown Airport, N31033 (msn 1221) is stored at Nairobi, Kenya, and N7035T (msn 1231) is stored at the Teheran Aerospace Exhibition Centre ...

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by Jetstar315
Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L18 Lodestar At Guadalupe Island MX.
Replies: 0
Views: 1630

L18 Lodestar At Guadalupe Island MX.

There is a Lockheed L18 Lodestar in derelict condition near the south western end of the runway on Guadalupe Island, Mexico. Apparently it has been there for more than 20 years. I'm trying to trace the whereabouts of Lodestar Msn 2102. Does anybody know which airframe is at Guadalupe please?

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