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by PanHAM
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 233
Views: 51640

Re: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA

they don't have -300s in storage, jut a few -600s.

There is still enough room for parting out and scrapping what cannot be used anymore on the siouth side of the runway system

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by PanHAM
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 233
Views: 51640

Re: LH A340 on fire in FRA now

According to HR1 Radio, the tractor burned and the fire obviously damaged the aircraft subsequently.

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by PanHAM
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1430
Views: 339395

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

With the actual political developments in Italy, it is highly likely that neither LH nor anybody else with a clear mind will not touch the company AZ with a 10' pole. They say up fron that they don't give a damn what Brussels say. That means, Business as usual for AZ and some member states pay the ...

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by PanHAM
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1430
Views: 339395

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

LH has submittted an offer to buy AZ with the Intention to make the company profitable.and self sustainable. The Italian state for the past decades has thrown Money into a bottomless well called Alitalia. With the most recebt developments in Italy, there will b Business as usual, against EU law. Tha...

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by PanHAM
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 16344

Re: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020

I don't have to scroll back to check where you have taken that Quote out of context.. I could reply that there are numerous examples where capital cities rely on more than one Airport. Paris is a good examples with CDG ORY and LBG plus a fair number of smaller fields. Both MUC and FRA have Military ...

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by PanHAM
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump to ban BMW/Mercedes from US Markets
Replies: 224
Views: 8740

Re: Trump to ban BMW/Mercedes from US Markets

Once Trump is finished with this term or may be terms, the US economy is finished as well and his successor has to rebuild up Reputation and Relations with the rest of the world.. America first leads to America home alone.

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by PanHAM
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 16344

Re: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020

None of the three and no others are run "privately". Fraport is an AG (PLC, INC.) while MUC as well as Berlin Brandenburg Airports are incorporated as GmbH (LLC).. The difference is the supervisory board, while an AG/PLC requires 20 seats of which 10 are resevred for the capital side and 1...

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by PanHAM
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alibaba’s Cainiao Network to develop global hubs in Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Liege, Moscow, Hangzhou
Replies: 4
Views: 1128

Re: Alibaba’s Cainiao Network to develop global hubs in Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Liege, Moscow, Hangzhou

My mistake, but such numbers are hard to imagine and even more difficult to handle. But 1 Billion a day for a Population of 7 or 8 Billion? May be if that Pizza Service is included but that is not logistics I am talking about

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by PanHAM
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alibaba’s Cainiao Network to develop global hubs in Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Liege, Moscow, Hangzhou
Replies: 4
Views: 1128

Re: Alibaba’s Cainiao Network to develop global hubs in Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Liege, Moscow, Hangzhou

This article does not really say what they want- Woth 50 Billion plus parcels per year they dwarf any freight forwarder including Expeditors, K&N and so on. Even UPS and FEDEX have to look up. My bet is that they will use external ressources for the first and the last mile. But even for the line...

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by PanHAM
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1430
Views: 339395

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

With the actual political developments in Italy, it is highly likely that neither LH nor anybody else with a clear mind will not touch the company AZ with a 10' pole. They say up fron that they don't give a damn what Brussels say. That means, Business as usual for AZ and some member states pay the b...

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by PanHAM
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italy investigates Etihad involvement in Alitalia
Replies: 6
Views: 1863

Re: Italy investigates Etihad involvement in Alitalia

I don't know what happened with the EY involvement in AZ, but I can say for sure that the Administrators that handle the Air Berlin bankcruptcy will very likely sue Etihad and the AUG government for at least a Billion € Mr. Hogan and other board members might be on that list as well. Although, if Ho...

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by PanHAM
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video of Hawaiian Employee Chucking Bags Posted on Twitter
Replies: 108
Views: 12227

Re: Video of Hawaiian Employee Chucking Bags Posted on Twitter

So when United breaks guitars, does that mean that Hawaiian breaks Ukuleles?

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by PanHAM
Wed May 30, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Watchdog group accuses Lufthansa of Price Hikes in wake of Air Berlin Bankruptcy
Replies: 66
Views: 6845

Re: Watchdog group accuses Lufthansa of Price Hikes in wake of Air Berlin Bankruptcy

As a matter of fact and to say it in plain German, the prices LH charged to theor customers did NOT Change. Due to the demise of a competitor, passnegrs who booked their flight on short notice had the choice to book in the available higher fare or go by rail or by car. Had LH revised ther fare struc...

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by PanHAM
Sat May 26, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1430
Views: 339395

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

@ waterbomber LH Italia failed indeed. The biggest difference between the LH Itakua faikure and the constant AZ failure since years is that LH closed down their affiliate and paid the losses from their own ressources.

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by PanHAM
Thu May 24, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1430
Views: 339395

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

Waterbomber is wrong on every Count but most Readers will agree to that. Senseless to argue with him.

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by PanHAM
Wed May 23, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 16344

Re: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020

Deutsche Bahn is 100% "privatized", but 100% of the sharews belong to the Federal Republic. It is not who owns the Company, it is about the legal structures. Fraport for instance , the Shares are to about 53$ with the state of Hesse and the City of Frankfurt. But both do not have a majorit...

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by PanHAM
Mon May 21, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 16344

Re: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020

Mehdorn was a good Manager and certainly better than some of his successors, at "BER": In his previous Job as CEO of Deutsche Bahn he had the order from the owners which is the Federal Government, to issue an IPO for a patrt, not the whole of DB AG. DB AG itself is run as a listed Company ...

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by PanHAM
Sun May 20, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 16344

Re: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020

Latest News from the BER Terminal. German TUEV insoection results Comes to the conclusion that the terminal "Fails operational stability For instance is the upgrading of the wires and cables System 11 months behind schedule. Further delays on top of that might happen with a 50% probability BBI ...

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by PanHAM
Fri May 18, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1430
Views: 339395

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

That's all nice and Dandy, Italy can do that whene and find an Italian Company that pays the subsidy and the losses AZ makes.and they pay the ECB at least the old 250 Bi . May be the "Friends of the Italian Opera" pay the losses by White washing some of their income.. But asking the rest o...

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by PanHAM
Fri May 18, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1430
Views: 339395

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

Make that 500 Million customers and no one would fly with them. That new to be formed Itallian Government asked for the cancelling of 250 Billion debt. About 10 Billion of thaqt can be attributed to AZ losses whoch have been absorbed by the ECB and ths by the European tax payers, at least thout woul...

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by PanHAM
Thu May 17, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal
Replies: 78
Views: 11320

Re: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal

It's German dominated, a recurring theme in modern Europe. A tin ear does not make for a medium term strategy.[/quote] You wouldn't believe how many Managers in LH pver the years were Austrian nationals. Shareholders can be foreign nationals up to 49,9% The CFO is Swedish, the workforce is internat...

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by PanHAM
Thu May 17, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal
Replies: 78
Views: 11320

Re: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal

LHCARGO was given the same sticks and carrots offer, either turn around Performance or fly the old MD11s. Cargo has turned around and could order 2 brand new 777F. With the Option to replace all remaining MD11 by 2025. Austrian just got a new CEO If I am not mistaken and he Comes from LHCargo with t...

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by PanHAM
Sun May 13, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 6502

Re: Air Koryo speculations

The mai difference to Interflug is, that the latter had A31ßs for Long distance as well. But even more important, IF had a market in West Berlin, an IF ticked guaranteeed VVIP Treatment crrossing the border to and from SXF. I think that Kim has got the message that he Needs to accept changes and his...

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by PanHAM
Sat May 12, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Flight launches Macao's first scheduled intercontinental service with MFM-SVO inaugural
Replies: 27
Views: 2847

Re: Royal Flight launches Macao's first scheduled intercontinental service with MFM-SVO inaugural

Thank yoiu for the detailed Information. The difference between your System and ours is, Mrs. Merkel can be voted out of Office.

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by PanHAM
Sat May 12, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Flight launches Macao's first scheduled intercontinental service with MFM-SVO inaugural
Replies: 27
Views: 2847

Re: Russian Royal Flight launches Macao's first scheduled intercontinental service with MFM-SVO inaugural

I thought that Putin's private fleet flies under "Rossiya". Besides that, the first inter Continental flight was, IIRC, by Tap Air Portugal. Not sure if that went MFM LIS or if they stopped somewhere. Might have been BKK Rossiya (Aeroflot subsidiary) operates scheduled passenger services ...

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by PanHAM
Fri May 11, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Flight launches Macao's first scheduled intercontinental service with MFM-SVO inaugural
Replies: 27
Views: 2847

Re: Russian Royal Flight launches Macao's first scheduled intercontinental service with MFM-SVO inaugural

I thought that Putin's private fleet flies under "Rossiya".

Besides that, the first inter Continental flight was, IIRC, by Tap Air Portugal. Not sure if that went MFM LIS or if they stopped somewhere. Might have been BKK

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by PanHAM
Fri May 11, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main
Replies: 31
Views: 5773

Re: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main

Your exampel of the delayed QF747 (they left FRA shortly afterwards) Shows that the judges who wrote the sharü curfews into the building permission either were not Aware about the many rules that are mandatory to be observed or they simply did not casre. Passengers who are checked in but not board t...

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by PanHAM
Thu May 10, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main
Replies: 31
Views: 5773

Re: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main

@dominikR83 why don't you go on adv.aero and see the numbers for yourself. Movements have been stagnating for the past years since 2011 as flights had to be taken out of the System. I could give you many examples, just one City I very often flew to, LHR. KH has hourly flights to and from, the last f...

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by PanHAM
Thu May 10, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main
Replies: 31
Views: 5773

Re: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main

You are right, rules have to b followed. The paramount rules that have to be followed are safety rules. All that might add to delays. You are not right when you say that excemptions are given by Fraport. They are not in Charge. the authority is with the State of Hesse Transport Ministry. FRhas, BTW ...

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by PanHAM
Thu May 10, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main
Replies: 31
Views: 5773

Re: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main

I guess it is "up to" and using a lawn mower on Good Friday would most likely not result in a fine. What would hurt an Airline much more than a 50K fine is that the authority would cream off the "unlawful" Profit FR alledgedly has made by not diverting to HHN or CGN. That's where...

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by PanHAM
Thu May 10, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main
Replies: 31
Views: 5773

Re: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main

I think I have made it clear that FR stays well within the legal Limit and does not by far use up the average 7.5 flights per day that can arrive late. Other Airlines like LH and especially LHCargo have reduced flights or rescheduled flights. There has been a Stagnation since 2011 which is clearly d...

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by PanHAM
Wed May 09, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main
Replies: 31
Views: 5773

Re: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main

Late evening landings are mainly 738s and A320s and other smaller jets. These do the bulk of European Holiday föights. Heavis take off till 11pm but hardly any landings. The total issue is hysteric and totally over blown. The Monday demonstrations against noise is folklore and mainly by people 70 an...

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by PanHAM
Wed May 09, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main
Replies: 31
Views: 5773

Re: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main

When you live in Raunheim you get not even 30% of the landings over your head. 70% fly in from the east. FR had no Problems with curfews because mostt of the greenfield Airports do not have a curfew and are happy about each flight. That changed when they ran out of the femote fields and changed thei...

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by PanHAM
Wed May 09, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main
Replies: 31
Views: 5773

Re: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main

Landings between 23h00 and 23h59 are legal when the delay is subject to external causes whi ch are unavodable by the carrier. The rulling is that not more than 7.5 landings on an annual average using that excemption. The whole things is a Ryanair bashing, the Airport NIMBYs do not want low cost carr...

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by PanHAM
Tue May 08, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH GROUP to order 2 B77W,2 B77F, 6 A320neo and up to 6 A320ceo
Replies: 74
Views: 12817

Re: LH GROUP to order 2 B77W,2 B77F, 6 A320neo and up to 6 A320ceo

@N14AZ - you can see 773s of Swiss or other unusual equipemtn at HAJ when an important fair like the CeBit or the Hanover fair takes place

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by PanHAM
Tue May 08, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH GROUP to order 2 B77W,2 B77F, 6 A320neo and up to 6 A320ceo
Replies: 74
Views: 12817

Re: LH GROUP to order 2 B77W,2 B77F, 6 A320neo and up to 6 A320ceo

The operation of the MD11s will be terminated by 2025. Till then we will see a gradual relacement and a transition to the 777F. If they replace the remaining 12 MD11s 1 to 1 will be seen. That will be subject to market conditions.

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by PanHAM
Sun May 06, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump to create department of Religion
Replies: 167
Views: 5612

Re: Trump to create department of Religion

Revelation wrote:
Well, if nothing else, Drumpf has answered the prayers of all the late night comedians! :biggrin:


Well, he is by far the better comedian, he beats 'em all.

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by PanHAM
Sat May 05, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 16344

Re: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020

I know it is not funny but "BER" is a political venture and These guys do not know how to run a Company and they do not know how to stay within a Budget either. This cannot be compared with a regular commercially run German Company. Germany would not be successful on all world markets if p...

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by PanHAM
Thu May 03, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 16344

Re: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020

BErlin has made every mistake they had a Chance to make, hard to say what the biggest was. May be completely ignoring traffic forcast figures up until it was too late. Basically, BER was a greefield site with buildings to the North of the runway System and green field to the south. If anyone here is...

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by PanHAM
Thu May 03, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 16344

Re: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020

Since most of the traffic at BER is Low Cost, the capacity of that new terminal is totally inadequate. For the biggest Players FR ETY and EW it won't be a solution, certainly not if TXL is closed. Planning mess is a kind way to dewscribe it.. The Federal Government builds a terminal for Government f...

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by PanHAM
Thu May 03, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 16344

Re: BER new terminal to open with rest of airport in 2020

Keep on dreaming.
But I heard that they have a new concept for the financing of the faked Terminal, A wishing well.. Throw a coin ove the left shoulder and mumle an opening date from 2020 to "only Wowereit knows"

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by PanHAM
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Formula 1 - a different discussion?
Replies: 36
Views: 2326

Re: Formula 1 - a different discussion?

Red Bull should fire Max Verstappen and he should not get another car anywhere.. The Baku Crash was the final reason to take him out of the races before someone else dies. He's an idiot and he will stay an idiot,

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by PanHAM
Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Miami 1981
Replies: 39
Views: 6136

Re: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Miami 1981

Around the time mentioned here, 1981, I flew DCA-FLL-MIA on EA, aircraft was a D9S.
Sich tag flights were quite normal in These days.

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by PanHAM
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Korean war?
Replies: 104
Views: 4572

Re: End of Korean war?

One word: Starvation. Looking at the pictures, one of them is for sure far from starvation. The move to meet and talk to each other is by all means good and will lower Tension. But reunification German style will be a Long way down the road. The East German "owners" of the Country had a b...

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by PanHAM
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How huge is Frankfurt airport?
Replies: 61
Views: 11375

Re: How huge is Frankfurt airport?

Any remote stand in any weather condition is better than A42. FRA is a "grown" Airport, not a greefield site. There are no green field site available anywhere in the Region that could accomoate a MUC solution. T3, in the three building stages, will improve the conditions. Far better chance...

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by PanHAM
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How huge is Frankfurt airport?
Replies: 61
Views: 11375

Re: How huge is Frankfurt airport?

That complaint about too many remote stands Comes up every so and so many weeks. I prefer a remote stand at the far western tarmac ovewr a gate stand in the A30s and upwards. The bus takes you swiftly to the Exit in the A terminal, much better than Walking that distance. Another indication how huge ...

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by PanHAM
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A346s on European routes
Replies: 57
Views: 8196

Re: LH to use A346 MUC - PMI

in the glory days Condor operated 747s and LTU L10, both mainly from DUS. LTU had 2 evening flights, first at 21h45 and 2nd 22h00, both L10 with about 350 Pax each, both back to DUS around 6 am

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by PanHAM
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cargo hold
Replies: 10
Views: 1859

Re: Cargo hold

falls under courier bags, the difference is that customs are not allowed to inspect the content

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by PanHAM
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cargo hold
Replies: 10
Views: 1859

Re: Cargo hold

Courier bags, mail and last Minute cargo with, depeding on Airport 90/60 min and less cut off times

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by PanHAM
Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STR-ATL, MUC-CLT and automotive industry
Replies: 45
Views: 4507

Re: STR-ATL, MUC-CLT and automotive industry

There are at least 500 Geran firms on Location in NC , SC, GA AL A freight forwarder hat a 747, or still has that runs LUX HSV. Another freight forwarder charter serves HHN to ??? not sure if they fly to GSP direct. For that LUX HSV flight the freight was pre-cleared and loaded on trucks for direct ...

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