Olympic Airways used to name its Boeing 720, after Greek rivers, Its Boeing 707 after Greek Mountain name (Mount Olympus), Its Boeing 737 after the name of Gods and Godesses, its ATR fleet after name of Islands. Air France used to name its Caravelle after French towns Kuwait Airways also name its pl...Jump to post
@flyssc, why <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym> so unpopular....., Would like your feed...Jump to post
The <acronym title="Servivensa (Venezuela)">VC</acronym> 10 was one of the most gracious plane to have existed . I am lucky to have assisted numerous time to their landing and departing as my house in Bey was located on the landing approach of incoming aircraft and school on the departure . Iwas for...Jump to post
Why not contemplate ARN or CPH, an alternative to AMS would be BRUJump to post
CY BAC-111/500 LCA-<acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym> 1987 <acronym title="Cyprus Airways">CY</acronym> B707/120 <acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (clos...Jump to post
KU is rumored to replace <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> by ATh on their KWI to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> flights. The new schedule will come into effect in the winter schedule of the compa...Jump to post
Dear BAW716, You have just put the finger on the main problem that plagues the industry which product differentiation and revenue diversification. Until further notice a seat on a plane is not a generic product as salt or sugar. The only incentive you are going to buy product A over product B (for t...Jump to post
Kenya Airways fleet as per World Airline directory published in "Flight International" (April 2004) consisted of 2 B737-200 Advanced 1 B737-200 <acronym title="Aviation Québec Labrador (Canada)">QC</acronym> 4 B 737-300 4 B737-700 5 B767-300ER On order 3 B777-200ER Its fully owned subsidiary Flaming...Jump to post
According to their 11995 timetable the following flights were operated : <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym>-GDX 2 <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> WEEK <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens...Jump to post
Dear Jasepl, Other major Airlines that have abandonned services or routes because of low yields or restructuring we can add Middle East Airlines AirLiban which dropped the following stations (in the last 10 years): Madrid Bruxelles Tunis Berlin Bucharest (operated briefly) Copenhaguen Zurich Aden Kh...Jump to post
FCO, <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> and <acronym title="Milan - Linate (LIN / LIML), Italy">LIN</acronym> are "nightmarish" connecting airports. to JGPH1A. There is an excellent metro connecting <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), U...Jump to post
I love commercial aviation and I spend all my free moments between reading on aviation, collecting memorabilia (mainly postcards and timetables), go to the airport to watch planes, spend time on the internet on aviation related sites.
Wish I could work for the aviation industry.
In relation to the above topic, I think the DC4 "Argonaut" was only operated by Trans Canada Airlines and BOAC. The SUD "Armagnac" was only operated by TAI (Transports Aeriens Internationaux) on their Paris to Saigon route and later to Madagascar) The Handley Page Hermes was also operated on lease b...Jump to post