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by Jerry123
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook operated by Wamos
Replies: 6
Views: 1831

Re: Thomas Cook operated by Wamos

It's operating MT2652 10.40am departure to Holguin

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by Jerry123
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 (CSeries) orders and possible orders for 2018
Replies: 102
Views: 23275

Re: CSeries orders and possible orders for 2018

I think the C-Series will gain some traction this year. I would think the IAG group may be looking at the C-Series as well. It’s a fantastic aircraft. Not sure they will, as they seem to be gravitating towards A320s as the smallest sized aircraft with the exception of BA Cityflyer obviously. Honest...

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by Jerry123
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 (CSeries) orders and possible orders for 2018
Replies: 102
Views: 23275

Re: CSeries orders and possible orders for 2018

I think the C-Series will gain some traction this year. I would think the IAG group may be looking at the C-Series as well. It’s a fantastic aircraft. Not sure they will, as they seem to be gravitating towards A320s as the smallest sized aircraft with the exception of BA Cityflyer obviously. Honest...

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by Jerry123
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Applies for UK AOC due to Brexit
Replies: 23
Views: 3513

Re: Ryanair Applies for UK AOC due to Brexit

Despite being Dublin-based, FR's biggest base is STN. I don't have current figures, but nine years ago FR had 24 aircraft based at STN. I would think that it should be a formality to get the UK AOC. I think it's about 48 aircraft now. Not to mention the engineering and training facilities and back ...

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by Jerry123
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BHX and TATL
Replies: 37
Views: 5103

Re: BHX and TATL

Because the big airlines don't want to serve it. They want their passengers to go to Heathrow. There are new airlines like Primera that do seem to want to so hopefully they'll be a success and look at other smaller airports across the UK.

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by Jerry123
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A new 100 seat aircraft?
Replies: 28
Views: 6577

Re: A new 100 seat aircraft?

Nope it's a niche market. Partnering with Embraer for Boeing and Bombardier for Airbus will give them access to that market without all the development costs.

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by Jerry123
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways and the 767
Replies: 100
Views: 23507

Re: British Airways and the 767

A lot of it is to do with cargo capacity and they do fill the aircraft on the routes they operate which generally tend to be the major cities and capital's of Europe. Though it would be great to see some short haul configured 777s or 787s sadly I believe they will replace them with A321s. Though how...

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by Jerry123
Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How could BA continue a prestigious London-New York experience?
Replies: 125
Views: 20454

Re: How could BA continue a prestigious London-New York experience?

With Crossrail opening in 2019 i believe then there will really be no need for a dedicated LCY-JFK service. Newer First class and business suites on brand new 787 9s and 787 10s to replace the older 747s on the LHR-JFK route will fill the gap.

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by Jerry123
Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet taking former Air Berlin A321s
Replies: 14
Views: 7565

Re: easyJet taking former Air Berlin A321s

Ouch. A LCC (well, who knows what Air Berlin actually was?) but only 210 seats in an A321? No wonder it ended in tears. Can anyone confirm the layout of these specific aircraft? I can on see a generic Air Berlin A321 seat map. There are 3 in cabin lavatories at the rear and one up front, plus a dou...

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by Jerry123
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet taking former Air Berlin A321s
Replies: 14
Views: 7565

Re: easyJet taking former Air Berlin A321s

Ouch. A LCC (well, who knows what Air Berlin actually was?) but only 210 seats in an A321? No wonder it ended in tears. Can anyone confirm the layout of these specific aircraft? I can on see a generic Air Berlin A321 seat map. There are 3 in cabin lavatories at the rear and one up front, plus a dou...

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by Jerry123
Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 12594

Re: Rest of the UK thread

For S18 Munich being upgauged from A359 to 773 so the spare A359 will be used on certain days of EDI DOH operation the rest being existing 788, if it stays daily. As this is 'the rest of the UK thread' Couldn't you kindly add the airport in which your referring to regarding Munich and the A359. I'm...

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by Jerry123
Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial
Replies: 774
Views: 95719

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

scbriml wrote:
Jerry123 wrote:
Boeing themselves would say the MAX 7 would cover that market.


It does, but nobody's buying it.

Maybe that shows the market for that sized aircraft isn't strong?

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by Jerry123
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial
Replies: 774
Views: 95719

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

I think it would make sense to replace the 737 with a slightly bigger model and have embraer simultaneously develop a mini-737 to compete with the CSeries. Design commonalities like the cockpit could offer synergies between both models, if not outright sharing one type rating. If the 757 and 767 ca...

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by Jerry123
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial
Replies: 774
Views: 95719

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

I think it would make sense to replace the 737 with a slightly bigger model and have embraer simultaneously develop a mini-737 to compete with the CSeries. Design commonalities like the cockpit could offer synergies between both models, if not outright sharing one type rating. If the 757 and 767 ca...

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by Jerry123
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial
Replies: 774
Views: 95719

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

I think it would make sense to replace the 737 with a slightly bigger model and have embraer simultaneously develop a mini-737 to compete with the CSeries. Design commonalities like the cockpit could offer synergies between both models, if not outright sharing one type rating. If the 757 and 767 ca...

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by Jerry123
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?
Replies: 88
Views: 12360

Re: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?

I'd like to see 14 weekly LGW frequencies shared between PVD BDL and SWF (5/5/4) Or how about PVD-OSL 2x replacing the dropped BOS-OSL I'd be surprised if Norwegian would use up valuable Gatwick slots on smaller airports like SWF, PVD and BDL. They'd stick with the bigger airports from Gatwick and ...

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by Jerry123
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?
Replies: 88
Views: 12360

Re: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?

I’m guessing a second route from BDL....possibly LGW. I'd like to see 14 weekly LGW frequencies shared between PVD BDL and SWF (5/5/4) Or how about PVD-OSL 2x replacing the dropped BOS-OSL I'd be surprised if Norwegian would use up valuable Gatwick slots on smaller airports like SWF, PVD and BDL. T...

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by Jerry123
Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 12594

Re: Rest of the UK thread

Superbreak will also operate one off charters to Verona, Malta, Funchal and Montenegro from Bournemouth, Exeter, Humberside, Norwich and Durham Tees Valley. Verona from Liverpool, Montenegro and Verona from Leeds Bradford and Montenegro from City of Derry and Newcastle. http://www.superbreak.com/fli...

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by Jerry123
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 12594

Re: Rest of the UK thread

Superbreak have added more one off flights to their offerings at Cardiff Airport. At the moment this is what's on sale for Cardiff. Montenegro, Croatia and Adriatic Coast. 3 night break departs 21st September and return the 24th September. Malta: Mdina and Gozo. 4 night stay depart 4th June and retu...

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by Jerry123
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 3 engine ferry PHX-LHR
Replies: 67
Views: 24808

Re: BA 747 3 engine ferry PHX-LHR

It went to Cardiff via Bermuda to get looked at by BAMC

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by Jerry123
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air Transatlantic Flights 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 5447

Re: Primera Air Transatlantic Flights 2018

If, as we say PF are looking for the cheap and cheerful market, then 2 things surprise me for their BOS flights in particular Firstly even choosing BOS, because PVD down the road would be a whole lot cheaper than BOS, now there you are up against D8 to an extent, but still cheaper and Secondly, the...

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by Jerry123
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: British Airways to expand BA CityFlyer with two additional E190’s
Replies: 9
Views: 3017

Re: CONFIRMED: British Airways to expand BA CityFlyer with two additional E190’s

Though I doubt it will happen it would be great if they launched a few routes from Cardiff Airport. Wales is the only part of the UK that the BA brand doesn't operate scheduled revenue flights from. An almost identical post to the one you posted on Prunne a few days ago :-) So? I post on F4A as wel...

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by Jerry123
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: British Airways to expand BA CityFlyer with two additional E190’s
Replies: 9
Views: 3017

Re: CONFIRMED: British Airways to expand BA CityFlyer with two additional E190’s

Though I doubt it will happen it would be great if they launched a few routes from Cardiff Airport. Wales is the only part of the UK that the BA brand doesn't operate scheduled revenue flights from.

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by Jerry123
Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 12594

Re: Rest of the UK thread

Cardiff Airport has received 2 2nd hand jet bridges from Gatwick airport. I'd imagine they would replace the one on stand 7 so it is fully adjustable for Qatar Airways and replace the condemned one on stand 9. The one on stand 10 works fine for Airbus aircraft and 757s. https://www.aviationwales.com...

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by Jerry123
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA "Dreamflight" charity flight replacement aircraft.
Replies: 3
Views: 1662

Re: BA "Dreamflight" charity flight replacement aircraft.

I wondered what aircraft the charity would be offered as the 747 fleet become less available, I guess the 777 is the one but with around 50 less seats there is a down turn in the numbers of children going with their important minders, perhaps they go to 2 flights a year, Spring/Autum? The Orlando p...

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by Jerry123
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CEOs of AS and HA fly airplane that served both carriers
Replies: 11
Views: 3404

Re: CEOs of AS and HA fly airplane that served both carriers

Chugach wrote:
Clearly this indicates AS and HA are merging.

I'm surprised someone hasn't already started a thread!! :lol:

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by Jerry123
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the 777-9 in any of the USA Big 3's Future?
Replies: 61
Views: 13138

Re: Is the 777-9 in any of the USA Big 3's Future?

I'd be surprised if Delta ordered any. They'd probably end up replacing the 777 with the A350 900 or the 1000 version. Eventually I'd imagine that Delta's long haul fleet will end up all Airbus.

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by Jerry123
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 62656

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

I just don't understand that obsession with AF ? They have a ton of Boeing planes.... They do have a lot of Boeing aircraft. However there's a pretty clear divide in the fleet. The longhaul work horse is the 777, supplemented by a380s, and some a330/a340s. (There are 43 77w alone, versus 45 total A...

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by Jerry123
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 12594

Re: Rest of the UK thread

New route for CWL. Venice 2 weekly every Tuesday and Saturday. First Minister Carwyn Jones also calls for Air Passenger Duty to be devolved to Wales and curiously Bristol airport released a press release yesterday about long haul and wanting a level playing field. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-...

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by Jerry123
Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Ryanair switch some of their Max8 order to the Max10?
Replies: 6
Views: 929

Re: Will Ryanair switch some of their Max8 order to the Max10?

They'll stick with the MAX 200. They'll have 198 seats is it really worth it to go for the 10 for an extra 32 seats? Ryanairs fleet of 1 type gives them uniformity across the board and they don't have the problem of having make sure the right size of aircraft is on the right route and bigger aircraf...

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by Jerry123
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 12594

Re: Rest of the UK thread

Cardiff Airport has 2 new destinations.
Firstly TUI has added a weekly Hurghada flight on Mondays for Winter 2018/19.
Secondly Superbreak is operating a 4 night hotel and flight package to Seville on the 26th March 2018.

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by Jerry123
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 12594

Re: Rest of the UK thread

The flights are operated by Flybe. Not sure if a 738 can operate from SOU. I think there is some sort limitation with the runway. Really? 1700m seems like it would be enough to get a 738 at least to Menorca, the runway at GIB is shorter and that supports A320 flights to the UK (2 and 1/2 hours). A ...

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by Jerry123
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 12594

Re: Rest of the UK thread

Southampton airport gets a new airline, TUI are launching flights to Menorca for the summer of 2018. http://www.southamptonairport.com/news/news-press/2017/10/24/southampton-airport-announces-new-route-to-menorca-with-tui/ The flights are operated by Flybe. Not sure if a 738 can operate from SOU. I...

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by Jerry123
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Summer 2018 Routes News & Base Openings
Replies: 93
Views: 26826

Re: Ryanair Summer 2018 Routes News & Base Openings

Why on earth would you want them at your local airport? Dreadful airline and they tend to 'infest' airports once they turn up, driving other half decent carriers away and constantly expanding . Awful. I mean which airport would want an airline that's constantly expanding? Good for the airport grant...

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by Jerry123
Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Summer 2018 Routes News & Base Openings
Replies: 93
Views: 26826

Re: Ryanair Summer 2018 Routes News & Base Openings

Why on earth would you want them at your local airport? Dreadful airline and they tend to 'infest' airports once they turn up, driving other half decent carriers away and constantly expanding. Forget about having any other choice once FR are in, this is the problem we have at EMA nowadays, even BHX...

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by Jerry123
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Summer 2018 Routes News & Base Openings
Replies: 93
Views: 26826

Re: Ryanair Summer 2018 Routes News & Base Openings

Hoping they'll open up a base at Cardiff Why on earth would you want them at your local airport? Dreadful airline and they tend to 'infest' airports once they turn up, driving other half decent carriers away and constantly expanding. Forget about having any other choice once FR are in, this is the ...

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by Jerry123
Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 12594

Re: Rest of the UK thread

Channex757 wrote:
Cunard wrote:
Would they not just transport the engine to Cardiff rather than flying the aircraft over?

It'll come in a freighter, so as it's coming from Canada it might mean something interesting for the local spotters.

Any idea roughly when it'll arrive?

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by Jerry123
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking what happens to Air Berlin, who will buy Monarch?
Replies: 31
Views: 7170

Re: Looking what happens to Air Berlin, who will buy Monarch?

There's a solid airline for sale. - A strong leisure driven network from one of Europes biggest markets. https://media.alternativeairlines.com/images/stories/monarch-lgw-route-map.jpg - 35 A320's including everything, pilots, support. - 737MAX order, although it's unclear who paid what. I can't ima...

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by Jerry123
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Flybe doing at Heathrow?
Replies: 26
Views: 5396

Re: How is Flybe doing at Heathrow?

I think the word on the grapevine is its 50/50 at the minute. Some of the routes seem to be doing ok and at some point they must have been doing ever better as they applied for A320 ops until it was blocked. Who applied for A320 ops and who blocked whom? Flybe only operate the Q400, E175 & E195...

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by Jerry123
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How would VY and IAG fit in a Europe where both the U.K. and Catalonia are no longer EU members?
Replies: 59
Views: 7195

Re: Catalonia Independence. What does it mean for Aviation?

Nothing much, BCN will continue to see constant growth. Vueling will become Catalan airline (rather than Spanish) Both Air Europa have centered their operations at MAD and the few routes that they have to/from the rest of Spain will all probably continue. Your assuming an independent Catalonia woul...

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by Jerry123
Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Airlines ceases operations, thousands stranded
Replies: 391
Views: 68315

Re: Monarch in trouble (again)...?

There is value in the company (hopefully) as the MAX leases actually have some saleability. MAEL is a money maker too. I am wondering if someone in the press has got hold of a whisper that confidential takeover or part sale talks have not gone well. I would imagine the liquidator will divest any li...

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by Jerry123
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Haven't Virgin Cancelled their A380 Order?
Replies: 53
Views: 21227

Re: Why Haven't Virgin Cancelled their A380 Order?

I doubt they'll ever take them up but I can see them converting the order to A330 900 in the future to replace their A330s

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by Jerry123
Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: C-Series What's Next
Replies: 246
Views: 36426

Re: Delta: C-Series What's Next

I'm sure Delta's legal department will come up with a way to perhaps transfer the order to VS , then lease the frames from them or some other clever idea. to get around the tariff's Why would VS want them? Red didn't work, and I can't see them building up a European network given it seems the conti...

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by Jerry123
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO-LHR: What is VS's plan after the 747's retire?
Replies: 45
Views: 6960

Re: MCO-LHR: What is VS's plan after the 747's retire?

It's widely assumed in the industry that VS will not take the 380's on order. It was widely assumed that the A380 order would be cancelled as part of the A350 deal, but it wasn't. Inquiring minds wonder why not? :scratchchin: If they haven't taken them by now it seems very unlikely. The assumption ...

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by Jerry123
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch considering return to longhaul ops
Replies: 34
Views: 8019

Re: Monarch considering return to longhaul ops

Associated Press is reporting, or rather speculating, this afternoon that Norwegian is in negotiations to buy, the whole, or parts of Monarch. Norwegian declines to comment. Why would they do that? Surely buying 30 737MAX-8 straight from Boeing would be cheaper than buying 30 undelivered 737MAX-8 p...

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by Jerry123
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Announces daily service to Cardiff from 1 May 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3314

Re: Qatar Airways Announces daily service to Cardiff from 1 May 2018

As this was announced/discussed back in April... http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1361303 http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1361481 ...is this the first time the flight times have been released or what is the news? The flights have been put on sale today and fligh...

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by Jerry123
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Announces daily service to Cardiff from 1 May 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3314

Re: Qatar Airways Announces daily service to Cardiff from 1 May 2018

https://www.cardiff-airport.com/news/1
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Great news for Cardiff Airport and Wales! Securing a daily 787 service to the gulf is a massive coup for the airport and Wales and will hopefully get other airlines to consider routes to Wales.
https://www.cardiff-airport.com/news/1

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by Jerry123
Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Our goal: more market share" says FrenchBlue's CEO
Replies: 9
Views: 1359

Re: "Our goal: more market share" says FrenchBlue's CEO

downdata wrote:
I dont get how some people can just live on a tiny piece of rock in the middle of the atlantic ocean

Reunion is in the Indian Ocean and I'm sure they manage it just fine.

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by Jerry123
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBaltic Launches Q400 Replacement RFP
Replies: 56
Views: 10876

Re: Air Baltic will replace Q400s with jets

LPSHobby wrote:
http://atwonline.com/airframes/airbaltic-replace-bombardier-q400s-jets

any doubt they will go with CS 100s?

The CS100 from a fleet commonality point of view would make more sense.

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