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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 16, 2001 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic A340
Replies: 30
Views: 2643

RE: Virgin Atlantic A340

Rabenschlag: I apologize for not posting my sources: Here it is: <a href="http://hudson.idt.net/~beck/app2.htm" target=_blank>http://hudson.idt.net/~beck/app2.htm</a> and <a href="http://hudson.idt.net/~beck/reportuk.htm" target=_blank>http://hudson.idt.net/~beck/reportuk.htm</a> Chiawei: Apart from...

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 16, 2001 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic A340
Replies: 30
Views: 2643

RE: Virgin Atlantic A340

It's so funny, in every thread about the A340 people are talking about how slow this bird is...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> Do you guys mind that the B767 has an ever slower crusing speed? Why don't you mention it while talking about the B767? Do ...

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 15, 2001 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 744 Fuel Consumption With GE PW RR
Replies: 5
Views: 4708

RE: 744 Fuel Consumption With GE PW RR

Hope this helps:

B747-400 RR Mixed Turbofan 71,31 kg (Fuel consumption per hour per passenger at 85% thrust)

B747-400 GE High Bypass Turbofan 65,59 kg

B747-400 PW Turbofan 67,92 kg

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 15, 2001 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Short Of Ordering 8 747X-Freighter!
Replies: 6
Views: 1735

RE: LH Short Of Ordering 8 747X-Freighter!

Interesting, LH seems to take the best of each manufacturer... A B747X freighter order would mean a A380 passenger order.....since B747X passenger versions are not mentioned in the article, right? Well, I guess these 8 B747XF will replace the existing B742F at LH, but which aircraft will provide for...

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 09, 2001 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Threat To Future Of B767-400ERX
Replies: 46
Views: 4320

RE: Airbus Threat To Future Of B767-400ERX

Notarzt, I have mixed feelings about Varig and LanChile and I'm really not sure if they will go for the B764. Varig is rumored to be looking at the A332 since they appearently want to end their "exclusivity" with Boeing and establish relationships with both manufacturers (in order to get better pric...

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 09, 2001 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German Language... Someone Help Me!
Replies: 15
Views: 2307

RE: German Language... Someone Help Me!

Well, this site has German egreetings:

http://de.greetings.yahoo.com/

If you have problems with the translation, just email me!

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 09, 2001 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Threat To Future Of B767-400ERX
Replies: 46
Views: 4320

RE: Airbus Threat To Future Of B767-400ERX

F4N, I actually forgot many potential future B764 customers in my list, that's why I decided to look at all non-US-airlines which could be interested in this bird and try to guess how likely an order from them would be. Let's have a look at all cities Boeing visited during the B767-400ER-world-tour ...

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 09, 2001 7:33 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Dumping Fuel, 727
Replies: 17
Views: 3301

RE: Dumping Fuel, 727

Pardon my ignorance, but I was under the impression that the B727 cannot dump fuel!?

?

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 09, 2001 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Threat To Future Of B767-400ERX
Replies: 46
Views: 4320

RE: Airbus Threat To Future Of B767-400ERX

Dear all, I really have a problem saying that one aircraft is "better" than another one. I would never claim that the A340 for example is better than the B777 and vice versa. There are just too many factors that have to be considered by the airlines evaluating competing products from various manufac...

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 09, 2001 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx: "A380 Better Than 747 Stretch"
Replies: 39
Views: 5376

RE: FedEx: "A380 Better Than 747 Stretch"

You guys are just ridiculous...

Oh damn, these Reuters french socialist bastards...

Sorry, but what's wrong with quoting statements from an CEO????

BTW, you all forget to end your posts with "BOEING RULEZ"!


Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 08, 2001 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Threat To Future Of B767-400ERX
Replies: 46
Views: 4320

RE: Notarzt

Notarzt wrote: "Airbus prefers to attack the Boeing product by comparing their Airbus model in specific characteristics (of which they know they appear to be better than Boeing)." Sorry, but the Boeing info on the longer-range B764ER you quoted also only compares the B764 in certain characteristics ...

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 08, 2001 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Threat To Future Of B767-400ERX
Replies: 46
Views: 4320

RE: Airbus Threat To Future Of B767-400ERX

Notarzt wrote: "Hope this helps to answer some of your questions (and also some of the wrong claims by the all-Airbus-freaks)." Sorry, but by just quoting exactly what the Boeing website says (claiming that the B767-400ERX is way better than A330-200) you don't contribute to a neutral discussion! It...

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Feb 06, 2001 7:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-PPT AF070 AS Crew
Replies: 12
Views: 4488

RE: LAX-PPT AF070 AS Crew

AF Cabin Crew, thank you so much for two wonderful reports!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> It really seems as if you have the best job in the world, especially if you come to Tahiti (your home-country)once in a while. Always happy landings, the World...

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by WorldTraveller
Mon Feb 05, 2001 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fun Widebody Flights From FRA
Replies: 9
Views: 1480

RE: Fun Widebody Flights From FRA

Do a search for "Udo" and "Air Namibia"!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Sat Feb 03, 2001 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Video Inside A380 (CBS Evening News Tonight)
Replies: 16
Views: 2463

RE: First Video Inside A380 (CBS Evening News Tonight)

Was that the same video clip that is on the Airbus website (about 10 seconds long)?

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Feb 02, 2001 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Name For Air NZ/Ansett?
Replies: 9
Views: 2830

RE: New Name For Air NZ/Ansett?

How about "Pacific Dream", "Blue Pacific" or "Oceania"?

Well, I still think the name "Air New Zealand" must stay!

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 01, 2001 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 747X?
Replies: 34
Views: 1989

RE: Lufthansa 747X?

Oh, I would be interested if you could reveal your sources, SMI!

Could you give us more details?

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 01, 2001 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 747X?
Replies: 34
Views: 1989

RE: Lufthansa 747X?

SMI, from what I've heard what Boeing offered SIA, B747X prices are very very attractive too.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> Boeing could strike a deal including the B753, this would be pretty hard to resist don't you agree? Best regards the WorldTra...

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 01, 2001 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Air NZ Order?
Replies: 7
Views: 2199

RE: Upcoming Air NZ Order?

Marc Schaeffner's orders site says that the battle is between the B777 and the A330. The B764 plays no role in the decision. Rumor also has it that SIA struck a deal with Boeing that the B777 will get cheaper for them with every single order or option converted. This could hint to a decision that fa...

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Feb 01, 2001 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Or SAS: Flight To Tel Aviv.
Replies: 8
Views: 2977

RE: Austrian Or SAS: Flight To Tel Aviv.

Give me an Austrian A32X/A330 over an SAS MD-80 any day!

Try Austrian, you won't be disappointed!

Post a trip report...

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Jan 31, 2001 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Somone Help Me?
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

RE: Can Somone Help Me?

Well, you seem to have been very lucky indeed! Excecutive Club is the Frequent Flyer Program of BA, you can earn miles and get free Lounge access etc. Be sure to sign up at yout travel agency or online on the BA homepage...! Here's a glimpse of what BA First Class is like: <br><center><a href="/open...

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Jan 31, 2001 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Somone Help Me?
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

RE: Can Somone Help Me?

You're a LUCKY man!!! Seat 2A would mean that you're going round the world in First Class!!!!!!!!!!! :-0 Hmmm, please double check on that and don't forget to pop the champagne if it's really true! Keep up up-to-date, will you? Best regards the WorldTraveller (fancy name for economy, I know)  <...

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Jan 31, 2001 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX-FRA On Lufthansa
Replies: 9
Views: 2172

RE: LAX-FRA On Lufthansa

AFAIK, LH has a double daily B744 in the summer and a B744 and A340 in the winter to FRA.

They'll start MUC-LAX with B744 daily soon.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Jan 31, 2001 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX-FRA On Lufthansa
Replies: 9
Views: 2172

RE: LAX-FRA On Lufthansa

Well, LH doesn't offer PTV's in coach yet unfortunately. But anyway, you'll have a very smooth ride. Don't forget to ask for a cockpit visit or even jumpseat landing!! If you ask nice right after boarding, there's a very good chance your dream will come true!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/sp...

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Jan 30, 2001 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Need Info On British Airways Executive Club
Replies: 8
Views: 3459

RE: Need Info On British Airways Executive Club

Hmm, that's really strange.

Just a couple of days ago I got the EC newsletter (Germany) and it said the things I pointed out.

Maybe just a campaign in Germany?

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Jan 30, 2001 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus NEWS: A340 Freighter, A335 Delay, A380 Etc.
Replies: 12
Views: 4627

RE: Airbus NEWS: A340 Freighter, A335 Delay, A380 Etc.

RayChuang, as much as I would like to see the A380 in service with a Japanese carrier, I doubt it will happen. However, if Boeing cancels the B747X, they'll have no alternative... I think UA and Northwest actually are a good bet and both will indeed order the A380. So will BA and CX I think. Best re...

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Jan 30, 2001 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 747X?
Replies: 34
Views: 1989

RE: Lufthansa 747X?

Well, Lufthansa is fully privatised, but they'll still face stong public opinion against them if they order the B747X over the A380.

Therefore, and because of the advantages the A380 offers (family concept etc.) I think LH will opt for the A380 in the end.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Jan 30, 2001 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Need Info On British Airways Executive Club
Replies: 8
Views: 3459

RE: Need Info On British Airways Executive Club

Well, BA recently changed their EC policy.

You only have to fly BA once every 3 years in order not to get kicked out...

And now you can collect miles even on discouted Economy tickets. Not bad if you ask me!

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Jan 30, 2001 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA A310 Replacement Found
Replies: 46
Views: 2979

RE: SIA A310 Replacement Found

Just to bring an end to this discussion: :-(

Airbus today announced that the launch of the A330-500 has been delayed until an unknown date (i.e. when there are enough customers!).

Hmmm, what will SIA do now? A321, B764, B753 come to mind...

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Jan 30, 2001 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus NEWS: A340 Freighter, A335 Delay, A380 Etc.
Replies: 12
Views: 4627

RE: Airbus NEWS: A340 Freighter, A335 Delay, A380 Etc.

Airbus' website only has the official announcement. This is from Reuters: PARIS, Jan 29 (Reuters) - "European plane maker Airbus Industrie said on Monday it expected both Northwest Airlines Corp and United Airlines to order its new A380 superjumbo plane. ``I would expect both United and Northwest to...

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by WorldTraveller
Mon Jan 29, 2001 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An Interesting A380 Article
Replies: 5
Views: 3401

RE: An Interesting A380 Article

ZRH is right, runway/taxiway modifications were already made at airports where the B777-300 lands.

Regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Mon Jan 29, 2001 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 747X?
Replies: 34
Views: 1989

RE: Lufthansa 747X?

Well, I doubt that. Lufthansa is looking seriously at the B747X program to get a better price for the A380 I suppose. However, the B747X freigther would siut them very well I think. Who knows, maybe they'll order both the A380 pax/freighter and the B747X freighter. Best regards the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Mon Jan 29, 2001 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus NEWS: A340 Freighter, A335 Delay, A380 Etc.
Replies: 12
Views: 4627

Airbus NEWS: A340 Freighter, A335 Delay, A380 Etc.

Hi everybody! Today was the Airbus press conference in Toulouse. Here the most important infos: Airbus studies A340-200 freighter A330-500 launch delayed to an unknown date Expects 350-400 new orders in 2001 expects to sell 50-60 additional A380 in the next 12-18 months expects both United and North...

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by WorldTraveller
Sun Jan 28, 2001 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Prices Here.....
Replies: 21
Views: 1987

RE: Airbus Prices Here.....

The Airbus prices Iainhol quoted are the sometimes heavily discounted prices some airlines got from Airbus. The Boeing prices Iainhol quoted are list prices virtually no customer has to pay. Or does anybody here believes for example AA will have to pay $50 Million for each of the 400-500 B737NG they...

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Jan 25, 2001 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolloyd Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

RE: Aerolloyd Question

The A320/321's don't have PTV's. They do have fold-down TV screens in the cabin like Swissair etc.

Best regards from DUS
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Jan 25, 2001 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yes, UAL Likes Its 777s . . .
Replies: 19
Views: 1566

RE: Yes, UAL Likes Its 777s . . .

Kaitak wrote: "Boeing might well be a little peeved at UAL about buying so many Airbuses, but at over $130m a shot, I'd say the 777s more than make up for this." Kaitak, do you reriously believe UAL pays $130m for its B777?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic...

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by WorldTraveller
Tue Jan 23, 2001 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BM's New Livery
Replies: 18
Views: 1983

RE: BM's New Livery

The news are from Yannick (Airbus forum on egroups) who was in Toulouse.

He says the new livery looks very nice!

Regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Jan 19, 2001 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New & Faster Boeing Plane
Replies: 3
Views: 1582

RE: New & Faster Boeing Plane

First of all, I liked this phrase: "Boeing, trying to keep pace with European rival Airbus Industrie..."  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> Allright, interesting news! But many questions come up: 1. For what routes will you need this a/c? 2. What range wil...

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Jan 19, 2001 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Orders 767-400 And 747-400
Replies: 41
Views: 6140

RE: KLM Orders 767-400 And 747-400

Hmm, no B777's?

I think that's very strange since they'll need a MD-11 replacement in the future.

BTW, could you guys quote what the newspaper said?

Regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Jan 19, 2001 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines SIN-MUC-ORD
Replies: 3
Views: 2511

RE: Singapore Airlines SIN-MUC-ORD

Wow, great news for MUC!

Will that be a codeshare flight with LH?

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Fri Jan 19, 2001 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some More Funny Atc!?
Replies: 8
Views: 4540

RE: Some More Funny Atc!?

Thank's! 

Regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Jan 18, 2001 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Live Webcast Of Concorde Flight Expected Soon!
Replies: 5
Views: 2017

RE: Live Webcast Of Concorde Flight Expected Soon!

Yeah, it was meant to be GMT, but I couldn't see it either...maybe they're still inspecting the runway in Paris?  

Hmm, maybe CNN brings it live when it happens.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Jan 18, 2001 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Co Dc10 Dusseldorf
Replies: 4
Views: 1101

RE: Co Dc10 Dusseldorf

First of all, welcome to airliners.net! I think the info on the webpage is correct, however, you can never be sure... CO has served DUS with its brand-new B764 already in December! <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=132050" target="_blank"><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Genev...

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Jan 18, 2001 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bomb Explosion At Ams?
Replies: 15
Views: 2098

RE: Bomb Explosion At Ams?

Allright, thanks a lot!

See you..

The WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Jan 18, 2001 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bomb Explosion At Ams?
Replies: 15
Views: 2098

RE: Bomb Explosion At Ams?

Hi Frankm, willkommen bei airliners.net!  

I'm from DUS too.

Oh which channel did you hear the reports?

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Jan 18, 2001 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Live Webcast Of Concorde Flight Expected Soon!
Replies: 5
Views: 2017

Live Webcast Of Concorde Flight Expected Soon!

Hey aviation fans, <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/audiovideo/default.stm" target=_blank>http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/audiovideo/default.stm</a> will have a LIVE webcast of the first flight of a Concorde after the Paris crash soon. Take-off was expected for 11:35 GMT. Best regards the ...

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Jan 18, 2001 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Midlands New Livery
Replies: 11
Views: 1648

RE: British Midlands New Livery

Someone who was in TLS a couple of days ago reported this in the Airbus forum on egroups.com.


Sorry, that's all I know... :-(

Lufthansa (which owns a 20% stake in BM) appearently wants BM to keep the word "British" included in the new name.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Thu Jan 18, 2001 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Midlands New Livery
Replies: 11
Views: 1648

RE: British Midlands New Livery

An A330 for BM was spotted at Toulouse having a blue tail.

Well, that's all that has been revealed.

Ah, and the word "British" will be included in the new name.

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Jan 17, 2001 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex's A380 - Official
Replies: 41
Views: 1192

RE: Fedex's A380 - Official

B757300, please, I really didn't intend to make you mad. This "deletion thing" was not really meant to be serious... But why do you have a problem when people are happy about an Airbus order? All the large Boeing orders of the past have been celebrated by airliners.net members too! Take care, the Wo...

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by WorldTraveller
Wed Jan 17, 2001 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex's A380 - Official
Replies: 41
Views: 1192

RE: Fedex's A380 - Official

B757300, you do know that 1 out of 3 of your posts got deleted in the past, don't you?  

Well, your future doesn't look very bright here with such immature comments!

Take it easy man...

Best regards
the WorldTraveller

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