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by Qantas59
Mon May 09, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Dating These Maps Of JFK, LGA And EWR
Replies: 25
Views: 5056

RE: Help Dating These Maps Of JFK, LGA And EWR

Qantas ended JFK service April 1973.

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by Qantas59
Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Announces YVR-DEL
Replies: 61
Views: 14567

RE: Air Canada Announces YVR-DEL

Is AC still interested in Dhaka?

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by Qantas59
Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Current Status Of AA MD-80s
Replies: 105
Views: 25923

RE: Current Status Of AA MD-80s

Are they all still going to ROW for retirement? Haven seen many of them going there lately.

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by Qantas59
Wed Apr 13, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SYD T2 And T3 History Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1198

SYD T2 And T3 History Questions

My attempts at locating data regarding the history of both of these terminals did not produce much in the way of specifics. Perhaps someone reading this can offer a personal perspective? I was able to find some pics (that I can't download here) on Aussieairliners.net that showed some partial shots o...

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by Qantas59
Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did QF Start LAX?
Replies: 3
Views: 3228

RE: When Did QF Start LAX?

1 Aug 80 / <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - Inte...

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by Qantas59
Thu Mar 10, 2016 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TN Vs. AN On SYD-PER (question)
Replies: 9
Views: 3347

RE: TN Vs. AN On SYD-PER (question)

Cheers for that John. Always appreciate your detailed data and time spent to answer my questions. Makes complete sense that the the 727-277LR was the marketing response to TAAs upcoming A300 deliveries. On a side note I found the May 1961 Ansett-ANA timetable lists AN210/AN211 MEB-PER-MEB Electra se...

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by Qantas59
Thu Mar 10, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TN Vs. AN On SYD-PER (question)
Replies: 9
Views: 3347

TN Vs. AN On SYD-PER (question)

Ansett entered <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> service on 29 Jun 81 with 727-277LR (long range?) equipment. My question is, did TA...

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by Qantas59
Sun Feb 21, 2016 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Celebrate 45 Years In The Caribbean
Replies: 26
Views: 5494

RE: AA To Celebrate 45 Years In The Caribbean

No AA service anywhere in the Caribbean prior to 2 Mar 71.

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by Qantas59
Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 132
Replies: 214
Views: 18120

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 132

Does anyone know the name given to Qantas A330 VH-EBE (842), the latest arrival?
Cheers.

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by Qantas59
Sun Nov 15, 2015 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 777-222ER N219UA At SFO
Replies: 5
Views: 4937

UA 777-222ER N219UA At SFO

Just noticed N219UA parked in a remote area at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>, with engines removed and all doors and handles taped as if it were in long term storage in the desert - but in <acronym title="STAF Airlines (Argentina)">SF</ac...

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by Qantas59
Tue Nov 10, 2015 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA JFK - South America Question
Replies: 28
Views: 3661

UA JFK - South America Question

Hey Guys, Does anyone on the forum know when <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> discontinued service from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to destinations such as <acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar I...

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by Qantas59
Sat Nov 07, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Gates
Replies: 28
Views: 7203

RE: SFO Gates

On a (hopefully) related query, does anyone know when the 30s gates in terminal one were closed?
Cheers.

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by Qantas59
Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Class On Qantas 747SP?
Replies: 3
Views: 1515

RE: First Class On Qantas 747SP?

From what I recall, F was removed from the 74L,743 and 742 in 1995.
Prior to that the 74L did indeed have F.

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by Qantas59
Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BN In 1979 At OAK Why The Focus City Style Flying?
Replies: 42
Views: 5508

RE: BN In 1979 At OAK Why The Focus City Style Flying?

Looks like <acronym title="Britannia Germany">BN</acronym> <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (Regional) (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> started 30 Jul 78 and <acronym title="Las Ve...

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by Qantas59
Sun Oct 18, 2015 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1974 Views Of SFO
Replies: 27
Views: 9736

RE: 1974 Views Of SFO

Great pictures! Was there an EA L-1011 in photo # 17135? If so, wonder what it was doing there?

[Edited 2015-10-17 20:44:32]

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by Qantas59
Sat Oct 17, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 130
Replies: 203
Views: 23142

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 130

Does anyone know the name of the 'new' A330-202 / VH-EBF that Qantas recently acquired from Jetstar?
Cheers.

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by Qantas59
Tue Oct 13, 2015 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Sticking With 747s On AMS-LAX/SFO. Why?
Replies: 34
Views: 12742

RE: KLM Sticking With 747s On AMS-LAX/SFO. Why?

Regarding <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> 747s at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>, why has frame 'Nairobi' remained at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> this p...

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by Qantas59
Fri Oct 09, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF DC-4 Staffing Question
Replies: 5
Views: 2017

QF DC-4 Staffing Question

Qantas continued to operate the DC-4 until February of 1977 on <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Norfolk Island (NLK / YSNF), Australia - Norfolk Island">NLK</acronym>. My question is if anyone on ...

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by Qantas59
Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC New Route Announcment Part 1
Replies: 242
Views: 25672

SJC New Route Announcment Part 1

SJO and SJC commence the same day.
Congratulations to BA and San Jose(s)

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by Qantas59
Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air Westcoast Operations 80/90's
Replies: 76
Views: 11036

RE: US Air Westcoast Operations 80/90's

I had always thought that US had ceased all west coast operations with the grounding of the BAe-146 in May of 1991. Surprised to see that they continued with the <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (L...

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by Qantas59
Wed May 27, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK FA In Hot Water
Replies: 86
Views: 18436

RE: NK FA In Hot Water

Must have been scrambling for a news story that day in the windy city. Nice pics!

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by Qantas59
Mon Mar 09, 2015 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TW '50s Silver Vs White C/s Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1697

TW '50s Silver Vs White C/s Question

Just saw the film "Angels in the Outfield" (1951) showing pax deplaning a <acronym title="TWA Transworld Airlines (USA)">TW</acronym> Constellation that had a silver fuselage. Does anyone know when in the 1950s <acronym title="TWA Transworld Airlines (USA)">TW</acronym> transitioned to the white fus...

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by Qantas59
Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Anybody Remember 747SP On LAX-SYD?
Replies: 52
Views: 9099

RE: Do Anybody Remember 747SP On LAX-SYD?

Qantas did operate the 74L <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> on certain days from May 87 until 1990 or so. Qantas operate...

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by Qantas59
Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 8 Today Doing DFW-LAX-SYD.
Replies: 6
Views: 3870

RE: QF 8 Today Doing DFW-LAX-SYD.

Possibly because QF12 LAX-SYD is operating with a 747, rather than an A380 today - and extra capacity was needed out of that station?

[Edited 2015-01-15 11:25:57]

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by Qantas59
Thu Dec 04, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 111
Replies: 204
Views: 17558

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 111

Does anyone know if the Qantas <acronym title="Adelaide - International (ADL / YPAD), Australia - South Australia">ADL</acronym> (737) and <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> (A380) pilot crew bases have started? Never heard anything after the in...

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by Qantas59
Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL BDL-Florida Question
Replies: 10
Views: 4330

RE: DL BDL-Florida Question

Thanks heaps USAirALB
I really appreciate that information. Nice that DL maintained and expanded on those original NE routes for so many years.

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by Qantas59
Sun Nov 30, 2014 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL BDL-Florida Question
Replies: 10
Views: 4330

DL BDL-Florida Question

Does anyone know exactly when Delta discontinued its direct flights from <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym> to Florida destinations <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA -...

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by Qantas59
Thu Jul 03, 2014 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Last L-1011 And DC-8 Flight?
Replies: 31
Views: 7088

RE: HA Last L-1011 And DC-8 Flight?

The original post asked WHEN the last L-1011 and DC-8s flights took place. I just thought a specific date in the DC-8 piece might have been a nice insertion.

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by Qantas59
Thu Jul 03, 2014 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Last L-1011 And DC-8 Flight?
Replies: 31
Views: 7088

RE: HA Last L-1011 And DC-8 Flight?

The book "A Pictorial History of the Pioneer Carrier in the Pacific" (Hawaiian Airlines history, 2000) by Stan Cohen, page 108 is a passage written by Captain Dave Wolz. He tells of his ferrying the last <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> DC-8, N8973U from <acronym title="Honolulu...

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by Qantas59
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Last L-1011 And DC-8 Flight?
Replies: 31
Views: 7088

RE: HA Last L-1011 And DC-8 Flight?

Molokai survived long past the Dash 7 retirement. <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> operated <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-<acronym title="Kaunakakai (Ho'olehua) - Molokai (MKK...

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by Qantas59
Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Start Dates For LH Service To Texas?
Replies: 9
Views: 4032

RE: Start Dates For LH Service To Texas?

Searching through old post sites I found that <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> began services to <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> on 2 Jun 85. Not certain if it was nonstop, or via <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Ja...

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by Qantas59
Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Start Dates For LH Service To Texas?
Replies: 9
Views: 4032

RE: Start Dates For LH Service To Texas?

FRA-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> began 1 May 80 <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-...

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by Qantas59
Sat Apr 05, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas On PER-BKK (history Question)
Replies: 1
Views: 1754

Qantas On PER-BKK (history Question)

Does anyone know when Qantas first began services on this route? It does not appear in the Jul 75 timetable, but is in the Jul 79 one.
The last I see of this flight (QF71) appears in the Mar 97 timetable.
Thanks for any help.
Cheers.

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by Qantas59
Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/14: Wings In Spring
Replies: 225
Views: 31706

RE: Irish 3/14: Wings In Spring

Was the "daa" on the cake a reference to the aircraft being utilized on the <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> inaugural (EI-DAA)? If not, does anyone know the registr...

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by Qantas59
Wed Mar 12, 2014 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA LHR-HKG Nonstop (question)
Replies: 10
Views: 10336

BA LHR-HKG Nonstop (question)

Does anyone know the year that <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> first began <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak Intern...

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by Qantas59
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas To SGN?
Replies: 6
Views: 6894

RE: Qantas To SGN?

Looks like <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> began <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Tan Son Nhat (SGN / VVTS), Vietnam">SGN</acronym>-<acronym title="Sin...

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by Qantas59
Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Qantas Ever Operate LAX-LHR?
Replies: 4
Views: 2802

RE: Did Qantas Ever Operate LAX-LHR?

Qantas did not begin service to LAX until August of 1980.
Cheers.

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by Qantas59
Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Qantas Ever Operate LAX-LHR?
Replies: 4
Views: 2802

RE: Did Qantas Ever Operate LAX-LHR?

QF flew <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-IDL/<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> from 1...

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by Qantas59
Mon Dec 02, 2013 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 14218

RE: Turkish Aviation December 2013

Any info on the very late go-around at ORD this eve?

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by Qantas59
Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Will LAX Tbit Demolition Be Done?
Replies: 34
Views: 12586

RE: How Will LAX Tbit Demolition Be Done?

I noticed that the north side of the old terminal is still being utilized by LAN, Asiana, Cathay Pacific and possibly by others. Will the north side of the old terminal continue to be utilized until the new (eastern facing) gates on the south side of the new terminal become operational?

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by Qantas59
Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF / UT Representation In AKL (question)
Replies: 2
Views: 2190

AF / UT Representation In AKL (question)

Does anyone know when either AF or UT ended scheduled service to Auckland. Thanks for any info.
Cheers.

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by Qantas59
Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France History At RUN (question)
Replies: 12
Views: 3588

Air France History At RUN (question)

Thank you so much Azure.

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by Qantas59
Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France History At RUN (question)
Replies: 12
Views: 3588

Air France History At RUN (question)

Does anyone know when AF began actual nonstop flights from Paris to Reunion Island, without stops at NBO, or elsewhere?
Cheers.

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by Qantas59
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX - Proud Bird Restaurant To Close
Replies: 51
Views: 19277

RE: LAX - Proud Bird Restaurant To Close

What type of planes are parked there?

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by Qantas59
Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas 1979 Business Class (question)
Replies: 4
Views: 4429

Qantas 1979 Business Class (question)

As Qantas had become an all 747 operator in 1979, the company became the first to offer Business Class sometime that same year. Does anyone have specific memories or information about QFs first venture into Business Class? Did the initial J class replace the Captain Cook lounge, or was the lounge re...

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by Qantas59
Thu Jul 18, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas And Seoul?
Replies: 10
Views: 5417

RE: Qantas And Seoul?

SEL was served by QF Nov 91 / Jan 98.
Source: various Qantas timetables

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by Qantas59
Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Departure Patterns
Replies: 13
Views: 3021

RE: SFO Departure Patterns

Qantas did fly the <acronym title="SATA Air Azores (Portugal)">SP</acronym>-38 to <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> when they had the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">S...

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by Qantas59
Sun Jun 16, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP History At Maputo (question)
Replies: 5
Views: 3108

RE: TAP History At Maputo (question)

Thank you for the replies. Upon further research I've found TAP operating LIS-MPM 1 x per week on an A340-300 during the 1996 / 1997 season. This was found on the airlineroute.net site.
Thanks again.

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by Qantas59
Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP History At Maputo (question)
Replies: 5
Views: 3108

TAP History At Maputo (question)

I know that TAP has served Maputo (former Lourenco Marques) since 1946. My question is, when did TAP first begin scheduled nonstop flights from LIS to MPM?
Thank you for any replies.
Cheers.

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by Qantas59
Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP History At Fortaleza (question)
Replies: 1
Views: 1967

TAP History At Fortaleza (question)

Does anyone know when TAP first began operating LIS to FOR?
Can't find any info on line. Thx for any help.
Cheers.

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