Hello. Here is a quick update for the A340-600 fleet as of 5/31/18: *D-AIHB is currently parked at MUC, this could be the first true frame this year to actually be WFU since it was originally gonna be retired in June (It's almost June now obviously). So that's one down, with 2 more to go in July. *T...Jump to post
Seems like Virgin Atlantic are finally gonna going to bring their QOTS to Atlanta during the winter season of this year! Here is a link to the discussion. Can't wait to see the aircraft!
For the number of 737MAX in the US together, there are currently 24 operating. American just receive their 10th 737MAX 8 I believe, and Southwest has 14 MAX 8s in their fleet.Jump to post
114 A320neo and 2 A321neo as of 2017-05-31. From Wikipedia: AerCap 20 Air Lease Corporation 4 AirAsia 7 ALAFCO 2 All Nippon Airways 2 Arctic Aviation Assets 3 BOC Aviation 3 CIT Group 2 Frontier Airlines 8 Garuda Indonesia 2 GE Capital Aviation Services 11 GoAir 5 IndiGo 22 LATAM Airlines Group 2 L...Jump to post
Looks like the Korean Air 747-8i started service today, unless it was sometime ago.
At IST today an Asiana Airlines A333 (HL7792) got a little close to a Turkish Airlines A321 (TC-JMM), damaging the tail of the aircraft https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DdFpmhbW4AApJ3x.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DdFpmhTWsAIb9G6.jpg https://twitter.com/JacdecNew/status/995693283937538050 Oooh that's...Jump to post
Hello! I know this thread wasn't active in a few months, but I wanted to give an update as well as an analysis on the last 2 763s Delta has in their fleet. As others stated, it seems like the frames will most likely leave around Q3 of this year. Here are the stats and analysis: N140LL is the oldest...Jump to post
Beautiful! Love the updated color on the aircraft as well, much brighter!Jump to post
Good evening! So alot of you guys are aware about the merger between Virgin America and Alaska. In a very recent thread, it was mentioned that it will be bit of a process before the 63+ A320 family aircraft are in the full Alaska livery, so at least we still have the livery for quite sometime. Howev...Jump to post
Hey guys! New user--this (and the 2017 post) got me to sign up :D I'm looking at flying ATL-LAX this coming summer, and I know that DL1255 (typically departing ATL just before 9AM) is often a B77L. As a Delta Diamond, I'd much rather get upgraded to the D1 seat (even with "First" service)...Jump to post
Question for you all. I am flying to Amsterdam tomorrow on Delta. The flight is almost always been a A 330-300. On occaison it goes to a A330-200. It was an A330 when my wife and I booked it a few weeks ago. Its now changed to a 777-200ER for just the day we are flying. Then it returns back to the ...Jump to post
Did they run out of ERJ-145s or something? :duck: Just kidding. Looks like it was a one-off equipment sub for an Airbus A319. Even if you search the status of the flight it shows the aircraft type as A319 until you open it. Then it says 757. I tried dummy booking the next few days and it's back to ...Jump to post
Wow, I never thought the United 757-200 would come here for normal commercial service! It's inflight as we speak to EWR. Extremely rare unless they are starting to bring them down here. The reg # is N34131.
How much bigger do you want ATL to be? Currently, it has 207 gates and with the T expansion and the new 10 gate concourse G, it will boost the overall gate capacity by 7%. That will be more than twice as much as DEN. Looks like DFW currently has 165 gates. Looking way ahead into the future, there i...Jump to post
Thanks for all the answers guys as always. It really sucks that between last year and 2021 there will be a mass 747-400 retirements. I have never flown on one before as many had. But hey, at least we have the -8is around plus British Airways keeping theirs a little longer. I hope to get my chance so...Jump to post
Hello all! I know there are a couple of post like this. But since it is almost 5 months into 2018, I would like to know how many 747 classics (Doesn't matter if it's a passenger aircraft or a freighter) that are still flying as of 2018. The only classics I know flying is the 2 US Presidental 747-200...Jump to post
Major engine fire for an A330-300 in ATL. Took off for LHR and 20-30 mins. in flight the right engine caught fire. The aircraft safely landed and they had the trucks come out to foam it out. I have a link to another thread where there are links to the images/ video are provided by the thread starte...Jump to post
Major engine fire for an A330-300 in ATL. Took off for LHR and 20-30 mins. in flight the right engine caught fire. The aircraft safely landed and they had the trucks come out to foam it out. I have a link to another thread where there are links to the images/ video are provided by the thread starter...Jump to post
Darn it looks serious! That's 3 engine incidents in a row in the past 2 days. Things happen, but man oh man things have been chaotic this week in commercial aviation. Glad everyone is okay and props to the crew for making a safe landing. That would of been something to catch if I was spotting on the...Jump to post
Virgin Atlantic has brought its A340-600 back to the ATL from LHR. I think they might of started back up around the beginning of April as VIR103, however it's gonna be a mix of A340/A330s on this route. The A346 will return tomorrow Tuesday, and on Wednesday the A333 will take the route. Also, while...Jump to post
Ooo that doesn't look good!Jump to post
On the more negative side of things, American Airlines has thrown in the towel on the 767s. The reliability was disastrous. It tried to put two frames through complete overhaul to fix that. Looks like the cost/time was outweighed by a sweet deal for new 788 frames. The remaining 24 AA 763ERs will b...Jump to post
UAL747422 wrote:they are still operating -300ER correct? Also can't they just retrofit the -300?
Yeah - the 767 was my favorite until AA announced they were giving their 8 14/15 year olds an early retirement, while keeping the older A333's probably past 25. I've given up... :brokenheart: Worst of all, since they announced that huge order of 787s, it's really game over for those aircraft. At le...Jump to post
Hello! I know this thread wasn't active in a few months, but I wanted to give an update as well as an analysis on the last 2 763s Delta has in their fleet. As others stated, it seems like the frames will most likely leave around Q3 of this year. Here are the stats and analysis: N140LL is the oldest ...Jump to post
Per Airlineroute.net, Lufthansa is going from the A340-300 to the A330-300 from July 1st, and will keep the aircraft on the route for the winter season. Makes me wonder if Lufthansa is beginning or gonna to retire the A343s way sooner than I thought. Majority of them are around 19-21 year old mark....Jump to post
Located in MCO I enjoy this thread and the constant updates, but is it just me, its just not the same anymore without the 744. I feel like its lost its punch missing where the 744 would charter off too.. It sucks tbh. If you ever come to ATL we have the 747 museum at the Delta Museum. Cost $15 for ...Jump to post
Good morning, and Happy Easter! I had a question something similar to this only that it was for ATL. This one is about San Diego. There's only 51 gates at the airport, and I was wondering out of the 51 gates, how many airlines claim those specific gates? If this has been ask before, please feel free...Jump to post
Just looked through the A346 fleet table a few moments and geez there seems like there are going to be a lot of things happening as the year progresses. Here are a few updates from the table: *First and foremost, there are currently 15 frames that are active. 2 frames which are D-AIHD (Was mentione...Jump to post
Just looked through the A346 fleet table a few moments and geez there seems like there are going to be a lot of things happening as the year progresses. Here are a few updates from the table: *First and foremost, there are currently 15 frames that are active. 2 frames which are D-AIHD (Was mentioned...Jump to post
D-AHID flew from storing at TEV to HAM today and rumours says she will get a new landing gear and will resume then flying from MUC https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/d-aihd#10c59afd I guess that explains why the fleet jumped from 12 to 15 today. Because D-AIHK and a couple of other frames ...Jump to post
DocLightning wrote:Narfish641 wrote:But this just proves ETOPS is getting the higher step.
fo like 20 years now?
Airbus A330-200, ex Air Berlin/LTU D-ALPA now G-VMNK with Virgin Atlantic arrived at Glasgow today from Manchester for some training flights around Scotland. I managed a few photos... https://farm1.staticflickr.com/790/39986797175_0b06d51e25_c.jpg Virgin A332 GLA 18th March 18 2 by Allen McLaughlin...Jump to post
All we need is to strap some wings, vertical and horizontal stabilizers, at least 2 jet cats, and this thing is off to the Bahamas!Jump to post
Look for 1401, 1402 and 184 to be the next widebodies retired. 184 is a lease return if I'm not mistaken. Ships 1401, 1402 are the 767-300s I know. And it seems that Ship 184 will be the 2nd retirement this year for the 767-300ERs. There supposed to be 3 ER retirements this year unless they resched...Jump to post
Quick rundown on the 767-300ER retirement so far: *1st frame was N1501P (Previously A4O-GL for Gulf Air. Also not sure if this was a high or low J). 27 years at retirement with its first flight on 10/5/1990 and retired 12/1/2017 with its final flight from SEA-SBD. 2 GE CF6-80C2B4 engines powered thi...Jump to post
Sounds really well! I hope they consider it! The A350s are truly a unique aircraft in Lufthansas fleet!Jump to post
(and, someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I still don't think their 757 fleet has been fully winglet modified yet) They haven't. I saw a 757 at DTW a few days ago that didn't have winglets yet. There is are certain versions of Delta's 757-200s that does not included winglets at all. I believe they...Jump to post