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by idp5601
Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

And some interesting developments regarding one of PAL's 77Ws: RP-67776 just arrived from XMN earlier this morning at 0756, which is odd because all of PR's outbound flights from XMN depart either late afternoon-evening. And according to Arianespace -67775 just left MNL as well. Just maintenance che...

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by idp5601
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

PART 2:
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by idp5601
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

NAIA Super Consortium presents their proposal for NAIA rehab. WARNING: MASSIVE WALL OF IMAGES BELOW https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DYycXK7VoAA5zbB.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DYydaWmVQAEIZzZ.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DYyoA38VQAAzZS_.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DYyoA38VQAAzZS_.jpg https://...

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by idp5601
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

What are the new airlines in the pipeline for Manila? No news as of now yet, but there have been some unconfirmed rumours of GA thinking about relaunching CGK-MNL this year. LH are also interested in restarting flights from FRA but I doubt we'll see that this year; possibly mid-2019 at the earliest.

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by idp5601
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

I'm out of the loop on this entirely, but does anyone have an update on the A330 cabin reconfiguration announced by PAL last year? I'll most likely be flying PAL from Honolulu to Manila in September and I'm considering Premium Economy. I'd like to get an idea if I'll experience their new product or...

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by idp5601
Sat Mar 10, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines looking at acquiring A350-1000 aircraft
Replies: 11
Views: 5994

Re: Philippine Airlines looking at acquiring A350-1000 aircraft

Sorry for reviving a moribund thread, but according to a very reliable source from another aviation forum, PAL are already talking to a lessor about the A350-1000.

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by idp5601
Sat Mar 10, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African Airways is in the wrong alliance?
Replies: 20
Views: 5374

Re: South African Airways is in the wrong alliance?

Goodyear wrote:
Well, if they move to Oneworld they would be the first to have been a member of all the major alliances!


SAA never joined ST.

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by idp5601
Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

I honestly couldn't care less about the proposed casino projects around the area, to put it bluntly. I mean, private corporations running and controlling vast swaths of land in the Philippines isn't exactly new (*cough* BGC *cough* Nuvali *cough* Cebu Business Park). This aerotropolis wouldn't be a...

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by idp5601
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

[twoid][/twoid] Just saw a blurb on Instagram that Qatar has announced new service to Davao, among other places. Excellent! Fly Philly to Davao on one airline! According to the blurb QR will be returning to CEB as well, which makes me think whether they're going to do a triangular CEB-DVO-DOH/DVO-CE...

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by idp5601
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

I honestly couldn't care less about the proposed casino projects around the area, to put it bluntly. I mean, private corporations running and controlling vast swaths of land in the Philippines isn't exactly new (*cough* BGC *cough* Nuvali *cough* Cebu Business Park). This aerotropolis wouldn't be a...

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by idp5601
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

UPDATE: the above render isn't actually the render for the Tieng-Sy project. Rather, this seems to be the render for the Remulla counter-proposal, because apparently they want to develop Manila's next airport as well. The DOTr should junk the Remulla proposal and keep them as far away from Sangley A...

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by idp5601
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines considering SEA
Replies: 16
Views: 3839

Re: Philippine Airlines considering SEA

PR can use the A338 on some currently unserved cities. The 251T version could even do CEB-SFO or CEB-LAX per Airbus' projection...unsure with what payload though. :smile: Payload probably wouldn't be a problem if PR went with a relatively low-density three-class set-up. And as for potential routes ...

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by idp5601
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Possible renders for the revised Sangley bid, as posted by a certain Cavite councilor:

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by idp5601
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to remove First Class from 777-200LR's to increase seat capacity
Replies: 63
Views: 3895

Re: EK unveils new B77L configuaration and social area

What I seem to have missed, is why are there changing the config in the first place? Why not keep it seven abreast? ... the new 77W are still coming with seven abreast, so it makes no sense! six abreast is dreadful use of 77L real estate.... Don't think it's a crewing issue... 7 abreast J is terrib...

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by idp5601
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to remove First Class from 777-200LR's to increase seat capacity
Replies: 63
Views: 3895

Re: EK unveils new B77L configuaration and social area

Will this re-fit affect the range of these birds? For example, would they still be able to make DXB - CHC - DXB, if EK wanted a non-stop CHC flight? Cheers, C. Unless the total weight of the new seats are significantly heavier than the old ones (and it doesn't look like it), I don't think so. Sent ...

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by idp5601
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to remove First Class from 777-200LR's to increase seat capacity
Replies: 63
Views: 3895

Re: EK unveils new B77L configuaration and social area

Emirates has unveiled its new its first reconfigured B777-200LR aircraft. The jet is now in a 38J/264Y configuration featuring a 2-2-2 layout in Business class with the new seats. The Aircraft now features a social Area. Economy class also features the new seats that were unveiled during Dubai Airs...

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by idp5601
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

The Tieng-Sy consortium has submitted its proposal for the Sangley International Airport. The Inquirer also has the story. There seems to be nothing new added to their proposal from when they floated it before..... http://business.inquirer.net/247066/group-submits-12-b-sangley-airport-bid It's the ...

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by idp5601
Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

The Tieng-Sy consortium has submitted its proposal for the Sangley International Airport. http://www.manilatimes.net/sangley-airport-proposal-submitted/384137/ The Sangley plan could complement the GMR-Megawide NAIA plan, because if our economy continues to develop we could max out the 72 mppa they ...

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by idp5601
Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

As for PAL's new terminal, they could probably split up their flights between the satellite concourse (which I assume is going to be the new domestic terminal) and the much bigger T3 for international flights; that way they could cooperate with their partners more easily. It's not certain when and ...

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by idp5601
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

I just have one request...enough of the rustic 'glulam' look please! Now, the question is in which terminal(s) would PAL be? Looks like MGMR aren't going to use the tropical theme they have for CRK + CEB T2, which is a very welcome change. As for PAL's new terminal, they could probably split up the...

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by idp5601
Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Renders for the Megawide-GMR NAIA proposal is out! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DXMvapPU8AEVGc3.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DXMx_5vU0AETPrb.jpg from SSC/@miguelrcamusINQ Notice the glaring lack of LTP and the satellite concourse (which looks like a T4 replacement).

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by idp5601
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Devilfish wrote:
So where will PAL operate its international flights from.....T3 :confused:


Could be a typo? Philippine newspapers are well-known for shoddy proofreading.

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by idp5601
Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

http://business.inquirer.net/246759/meg ... tate-naia/


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More info about the Megawide proposal:
http://business.inquirer.net/246759/meg ... tate-naia/


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by idp5601
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

In other news, Congress has extended its 45-day deadline for 5J to split its flights between T2 and CRK to 6 months, as was the recommendation of the MIAA. https://businessmirror.com.ph/airlines-given-6-months-to-move-flights-to-clark/ The leadership of the House of Representatives on Wednesday has ...

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by idp5601
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

The A380 (G-XLEF) just finished maintenance with LTP in MNL, and probably needed a parking space before re-positioning back to Singapore. Hopefully in time, LTP would build a facility at CRK and transfer all heavy aircraft maintenance there. LTP Manila could then just do line maintenance of tenant ...

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by idp5601
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA to expand in Europe, plans ordering 777F’s
Replies: 127
Views: 23208

Re: CEO: ANA to buy A380

Does anyone have any more insights? This cannot include the 3 A380 from Skymatk they acquired through their deal with Delta, as that would not be news worth reportung today, specifically since those have been tagged to go to Vanilla and would not fill “supply gaps”. What??? The A388s are confirmed ...

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by idp5601
Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Don't look now but the Changi Airport Group might acquire a controlling interest in the P350B NAIA redevelopment..... https://www.philstar.com/business/2018/02/24/1790711/changi-eyes-30-stake-p350-b-naia-rehab Quote: "MANILA, Philippines — Singapore’s Changi Airport Group is willing to acquire...

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by idp5601
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Hey guys!. Long time a.net fan, first time questioner.. So Headed to the Philippines next month fo the first time with friends and our last stop is Boracay. We have a 715AM PAL flight into Manila arriving at 830AM, the connect to Asiana's 12:15PM flight to Seoul. I have noticed on line a huge amoun...

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by idp5601
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy
Replies: 115
Views: 17015

Re: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy

Also, there's nothing Italian about Air Italy since its entire shareholding is in foreign hands even on paper. Makes you wonder about traffic rights to/from Italy. So no, it cant be an Italian flag carrier. QR only owns about 49% of Air Italy. And if you apply that logic everywhere, then that means...

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by idp5601
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy
Replies: 115
Views: 17015

Re: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy

Also, there's nothing Italian about Air Italy since its entire shareholding is in foreign hands even on paper. Makes you wonder about traffic rights to/from Italy. So no, it cant be an Italian flag carrier. QR only owns about 49% of Air Italy. And if you apply that logic everywhere, then that means...

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by idp5601
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

With that money,the can already build a new airport.what a waste.vietnam is building a new airport and even kathmandu in nepal will have a beautiful secondary airport.what country is next after decades of studies?papua new guinea? You do realise that 350 billion pesos is less than half the price of...

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by idp5601
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

: "Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) General Manager Eddie V. Monreal, for one, told the BusinessMirror that they are embarking on a P600-million renovation of the Naia Terminal 2. This is meant 'to enlarge it and accommodate PAL [Philippine Airlines] and Cebu Pacific, purely for d...

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by idp5601
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

(sorry for the second successive post - missed out on the editing timeframe so I have to create a new one). As for the interiors, I'm expecting refurbishments from minor to major, depending on the terminal. For Terminal 3, I'm expecting them to plan on making it look less rundown (I hear the situati...

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by idp5601
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

https://business.inquirer.net/wp-content/blogs.dir/5/files/2018/02/NAIA-upgrade-1024x772.jpg https://business.inquirer.net/wp-content/blogs.dir/5/files/2018/02/NAIA-upgrade-1024x772.jpg Looking at the proposal, it looks like T1 and T2 will basically be merged, T2 will expand to cover the old Nayong...

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by idp5601
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines looking at acquiring A350-1000 aircraft
Replies: 11
Views: 5994

Re: Philippine Airlines looking at acquiring A350-1000 aircraft

I'm sorry but how does an aircraft they'd "consider", whether leasing or buying, equate to acquiring the aforementioned aircraft? For all we know they might be considering the A35K in discussions with another RFP or otherwise. Those with insider info claim that PAL fleet planners are very...

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by idp5601
Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

According to someone on SSC, Rep Alvarez wants to split 5J's move their domestic operations to NAIA T2 and CRK, which would mean that some of their current flights would be split evenly between T2 and Clark. If they do not do it within 45 days the House will start the process of revoking CebPac's fr...

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by idp5601
Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Of course in passing, one cannot avoid comparing design, scope and price with current projects like EWR Terminal One ...which is bigger and looks more majestic at a fraction of the touted cost of NAIA's modernisation... :confused: ... https://www.airport-technology.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2...

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by idp5601
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/02/15/18/airport-gm-eyes-end-to-mixed-use-of-naia-terminals MIAA GM Monreal apparently still wants to rationalize T2 and T3 by this year, which raises some questions about PAL's new lounge. Will they have to halt construction or continue and just build another one in...

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by idp5601
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-pal-h ... KKCN1FZ0KR
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Looks like PAL are considering an order for the A350-1000.
https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-pal-h ... KKCN1FZ0KR

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by idp5601
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

The Aboitiz x Ayala x Alliance x LT x Filinvest x JG Summit x Metro Pacific x Changi consortium has now submitted its long awaited proposal for the rehabilitation and improvement of NAIA, priced at ₱350billion. 'The into two phases. Phase 1 includes improvements and expansion of terminals in the cur...

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by idp5601
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

In other news, Honeywell has just offered its new Smartpath system to MNL to help decongest the airport . Brian Davis, Honeywell Aerospace vice president, said the technology, called Smartpath Precision Landing System (Smartpath), could help reduce congestion at Naia as it provides pilots with up to...

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by idp5601
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Also, now that Airbus is halting all deliveries for the PW-engined A320neos for now , I'm assuming PAL will be affected again?

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by idp5601
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Congrats PAL! They’ll prolly roll out some promo material similar to LH and their 5 stars.. looking forward for a refreshed livery. I was able to try out their new a330 cabin during December..it was quite nice and the business seats are much more nicer and warmer in person than pictures. I’m hoping...

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by idp5601
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines studying A350-1000 and 777X for non stop flights to the US
Replies: 38
Views: 9881

Re: Vietnam Airlines studying A350-1000 and 777X for non stop flights to the US

jfk777 wrote:
Vietnam is also a market where every airline from Thailand to Japan is selling a connection.

Just FYI: there have been no non-stop flights from Thailand to the US mainland ever since TG pulled out of BKK-LAX.

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by idp5601
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Congratulations PAL! Now the hard part has begun: getting 5 stars. Also, now that PR has a fourth star, I'm assuming it has just gotten more attractive for other airlines to invest in. I read an article about how PAL was going to get an investor once they get upgraded, so fingers crossed! A few note...

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by idp5601
Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Ethiopian Airlines to order 10-20 B777X
Replies: 45
Views: 9083

Re: ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES order 10-20 B777X

JetBuddy wrote:
Ethiopian already operate A350, 787, 767 and 777 widebody aircraft. Does fleet commonality not matter to them?

You do realise United, American, JAL, and many others operate or have orders for all of these fleet types right? I don't see why ET would have a problem operating multiple widebodies.

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by idp5601
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109403

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

I have been very annoyed at the airport situation in Manila for the past few days, and I would like to rant about it. Obviously the best locations for the new airport is either in Bulakan or in Sangley; Clark is simply too far to the main business districts to be feasible (despite what the SkyScrape...

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by idp5601
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can we see a return of the Hub and Spoke model?
Replies: 57
Views: 7794

Re: Can we see a return of the Hub and Spoke model?

COSPN wrote:
The “enviros “ in the US are small but very loud and after the Volkswagen “diesel cheat” scam they know Europe can’t really be trusted to help the environment


I'm sorry, but what does the VW diesel scandal have to do with quad-engine aircraft?

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