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by prchan
Mon Sep 02, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JJ8065 Emergency Landing At FOR Sept 2
Replies: 5
Views: 8170

JJ8065 Emergency Landing At FOR Sept 2

The aircraft was an A332 indeed: <acronym title="West Air Sweden and Capital Cargo International Airlines (USA)">PT</acronym>-<acronym title="Morrisville / Stowe - State (MVL), USA - Vermont">MVL</acronym>. Among those injured, 3 were crew members. It looks like these people were not buckled up at t...

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by prchan
Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New UA TransPac Route - SFO-CTU
Replies: 77
Views: 24657

New UA TransPac Route - SFO-CTU

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetblastdubai" class="quote" target="_blank">jetblastdubai</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>How packed is <acronym title="...

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by prchan
Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G3 And JJ. Plans For New Domestic Product?
Replies: 6
Views: 3624

RE: G3 And JJ. Plans For New Domestic Product?

JJ already has some kind of on board connectivity on some of the newer domestic planes: <a href="http://www.tam.com.br/b2c/vgn/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=92ae73ab89f36310VgnVCM1000009508020aRCRD" target="_blank">http://www.tam.com.br/b2c/vgn/v/inde...ab89f36310VgnVCM1000009508020aRCRD</a> It's not wi-fi,...

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by prchan
Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM 763 At JFK?
Replies: 18
Views: 5576

RE: TAM 763 At JFK?

The red winglets look pretty nice!

I guess I have seen a picture of them painted in white, but can't remember where...

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by prchan
Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Future Plans For Rio De Janeiro? Brazil?
Replies: 64
Views: 9936

RE: United's Future Plans For Rio De Janeiro? Brazil?

Just a dream: After <acronym title="TAM-Transportes Aereos Meridionais (Brazil)">JJ</acronym> gone from *A, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> could drop the <acronym title="Rio de Janeiro - Galeao International (Antonio Carlos Jobim) (GIG / SBGL), Brazil">GIG</acronym> tag from <ac...

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by prchan
Fri Jul 05, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New TAM 777 - How Many Now?
Replies: 30
Views: 7632

RE: New TAM 777 - How Many Now?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VC10er" class="quote" target="_blank">VC10er</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Were the F seats as nice as they look? Comfo...

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by prchan
Thu Jul 04, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New TAM 777 - How Many Now?
Replies: 30
Views: 7632

RE: New TAM 777 - How Many Now?

According to their website and Seatguru, there is only one premium cabin config, which is F4C56. The only difference is the Y count: 302 or 305. I noticed that this difference showed up when the new 77W's were being delivered. When they only had 4, <acronym title="TAM-Transportes Aereos Meridionais ...

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by prchan
Thu Jul 04, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New TAM 777 - How Many Now?
Replies: 30
Views: 7632

RE: New TAM 777 - How Many Now?

The installation of new seats on MUA/B/C/D, as well as the launch of the new business class seats are still a mistery... New planes are coming with the new seats, so by year end they should have 6 77W with new F seats. I've flown on the news seats a few months ago (<acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarul...

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by prchan
Thu Jul 04, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New TAM 777 - How Many Now?
Replies: 30
Views: 7632

RE: New TAM 777 - How Many Now?

MUE/F/G/H have the new first class, and it was marketed as being flown mostly to <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>/<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - ...

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by prchan
Mon Jun 24, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chaos Reported At GRU & Other Brazilian Airports
Replies: 25
Views: 9622

RE: Chaos Reported At GRU & Other Brazilian Airports

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>Funny timing, but last night received a 20...

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by prchan
Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle ERJ175: Delivery Date & Routing
Replies: 53
Views: 19031

RE: American Eagle ERJ175: Delivery Date & Routing

If we consider customs procedures, immigration, etc., my guess would be one stop somewhere ir northern Brazil, such as <acronym title="Manaus - Eduardo Gomes (MAO / SBEG), Brazil">MAO</acronym> or <acronym title="Belem - Val de Caes (BEL / SBBE), Brazil">BEL</acronym>, then some point in the US (wit...

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by prchan
Thu Jun 20, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mergers/Takeovers And Boeing Customer Codes
Replies: 6
Views: 2306

RE: Mergers/Takeovers And Boeing Customer Codes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LH707330" class="quote" target="_blank">LH707330</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I wonder if Swiss's 777s will be called 77...

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by prchan
Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM A330 Strikes Hangar Under Tow At JFK
Replies: 3
Views: 5692

RE: TAM A330 Strikes Hangar Under Tow At JFK

Who is responsible for towing the aircraft? Is it the airline (most probably outsourced at JFK)?

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by prchan
Thu May 16, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 77W: Severe GE-engine Problems
Replies: 28
Views: 25822

RE: 77W: Severe GE-engine Problems

Does someone knows which 26 frames/operators are on the repair list?

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by prchan
Thu May 09, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA New F Suites DFW-LHR 77W May 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 33655

RE: AA New F Suites DFW-LHR 77W May 2013

Very nice and detailed report. Thanks! I have flown <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s F class a few times in the last couple of years, domestically and from <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym>. Their service has impr...

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by prchan
Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airports Have Short Runways With Widebodies?
Replies: 66
Views: 19135

RE: What Airports Have Short Runways With Widebodies?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EZEIZA" class="quote" target="_blank">EZEIZA</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Sao Paulo - Congonhas (CGH /...

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by prchan
Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latam (LAN & TAM) Chooses Oneworld
Replies: 81
Views: 16301

RE: Latam (LAN & TAM) Chooses Oneworld

GRU-<acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> on <acronym title="TAM-Transportes Aereos Meridionais (Brazil)">JJ</acronym> metal will take a long time (if ever) to start. <acronym title="TAM-Transportes Aereos Meridionais (Brazil)">JJ</acronym> has chosen to e...

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by prchan
Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances Of AA Starting MCO To GRU
Replies: 31
Views: 6603

RE: Chances Of AA Starting MCO To GRU

This route also does not require daily flights all year. The peak season for Brazilians is between Dec-Mar and July. <acronym title="TAM-Transportes Aereos Meridionais (Brazil)">JJ</acronym> operated <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym>-<a...

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by prchan
Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Painted Aircraft Part 1
Replies: 2852
Views: 59433

RE: New AA Painted Aircraft

This new livery grew on me after I saw the 77W parked at GRU, on sunset. The 763 also looks great, with or without winglets!

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by prchan
Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transatlantic 762s
Replies: 13
Views: 8334

RE: Transatlantic 762s

Has <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> already retired their 762s used on the <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> t...

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by prchan
Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA MIA Hub Question
Replies: 35
Views: 7611

RE: UA MIA Hub Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/2travel2know2" class="quote" target="_blank">2travel2know2</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Star Alliance has no presence in...

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by prchan
Fri Nov 23, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL Announces Bankruptcy Of Webjet
Replies: 12
Views: 6339

RE: GOL Announces Bankruptcy Of Webjet

This was expected since Gol acquired the company. The main asset held by Webjet were the slots in <acronym title="Rio de Janeiro - Santos Dumont (SDU / SBRJ), Brazil">SDU</acronym>, and CADE (the Brazilian anti trust agency) ruled that Gol could not cancel more than 15% of the flights on that airpor...

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by prchan
Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Back To ASU.
Replies: 14
Views: 2928

RE: AA Back To ASU.

Latin America includes Mexico and all countries in Central and South America. Edit: I stand corrected that all countries mentioned, except Guyana and Suriname, are part of Latin America. These are the countries which primary language comes from the Latin (such as Spamish, Portuguese and French). Sor...

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by prchan
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Tam Flight JJ8084 GRU-LHR Oct 26 Returns To GRU
Replies: 2
Views: 5275

Tam Flight JJ8084 GRU-LHR Oct 26 Returns To GRU

According to Brazilian newspaper (link below), flight JJ8084 had to return to <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> last night due to technical issues. The aircraft is on maintenance and passengers will board on an extra flight scheduled fo...

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by prchan
Fri Oct 19, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 'Groundbreaking' At Dulles (IAD)
Replies: 26
Views: 12030

RE: United 'Groundbreaking' At Dulles (IAD)

There is the IAD-GRU daily flight, operated by a 772 (usually non IPTE).

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by prchan
Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul Brazilian Airlines: Long Term Aspirations?
Replies: 3
Views: 2372

RE: Azul Brazilian Airlines: Long Term Aspirations?

According to Valor Economico (Brazilian business newspaper), the antitrust agency is expected to decide on this merger by the end of October. There were some changes on key executive positions, and David Neeleman is now the new CEO. José Mario Caprioli, Trip's current CEO, will be the COO of the com...

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