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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue May 29, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aviation Tours Of The DPRK, Who's Going?
Replies: 41
Views: 7380

RE: Aviation Tours Of The DPRK, Who's Going?

I did the May tour, but have now also signed up for the October tour - a decision swung by the inclusion of the IL-76!

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue May 29, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was Anybody Here On The ATI DC-8-62CF Charter?
Replies: 29
Views: 10101

RE: Was Anybody Here On The ATI DC-8-62CF Charter?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/happy-flier" class="quote" target="_blank">happy-flier</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Guys, Here is the takeoff from McC...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat May 19, 2012 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY And QR Narrowbody Fleets
Replies: 3
Views: 3716

RE: EY And QR Narrowbody Fleets

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/smi0006" class="quote" target="_blank">smi0006</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>How much of both fleets is equipped with PTV...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat May 12, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aviation Tours Of The DPRK, Who's Going?
Replies: 41
Views: 7380

RE: Aviation Tours Of The DPRK, Who's Going?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Tugmaster" class="quote" target="_blank">Tugmaster</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> After what wi...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri May 11, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aviation Tours Of The DPRK, Who's Going?
Replies: 41
Views: 7380

RE: Aviation Tours Of The DPRK, Who's Going?

I'm in Beijing already for the May tour. Very much looking forward to it. I was working in Shanghai most of the week, so flew <acronym title="Shanghai - Pudong International (PVG / ZSPD), China">PVG</acronym>-<acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym> with <acronym title="A...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue May 08, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Key Moments In Personal Aviation History
Replies: 19
Views: 3520

RE: Key Moments In Personal Aviation History

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

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue May 08, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Key Moments In Personal Aviation History
Replies: 19
Views: 3520

RE: Key Moments In Personal Aviation History

For me, it was my parents taking me to the local airport (Teesside - now Durham Tees Valley - <acronym title="Durham - Tees Valley (Teesside / Middleton St. George) (MME / EGNV), United Kingdom">MME</acronym>/EGNV) from when I was 3 or 4 years old. I think the David Bellamy 'I Spy At the Airport' bo...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon May 07, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

For those going on the May DPRK tour next weekend, cedarjet and myself are organising a trip to a couple of aviation museums on Friday 11th May. If a couple more people want to join us, please let me know. - China Civil Aviation Museum, Xiedao (Trident 1E, A310-200, BAe 146-100, Y-7s and a few other...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Thu Apr 12, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

I have managed to fly an Iran Air B747-100 and -200 over the past couple of weeks. The B742 (EP-<acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym>) was on an <acronym title="Tehran - Imam Khomeini International (IKA / OIIE), Iran">IKA</acronym>-<acronym title="...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Thu Apr 05, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Unforgettable Iran Air 747 Classic Experience
Replies: 54
Views: 39755

RE: Unforgettable Iran Air 747 Classic Experience

Hi Sam, <acronym title="Iran Asseman Airlines">EP</acronym>-<acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym>/<acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> are actually about 3 years older than the -100B, <acro...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aussie_" class="quote" target="_blank">Aussie_</a> (<a href="#88" class="quote">Reply 88</a>):<br/><i>Anyway, I look forward to meeting some of ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A.net Pics With You Inside The Aircraft
Replies: 18
Views: 5476

RE: A.net Pics With You Inside The Aircraft

<br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Untitled-(Grixona)/Ilyushin-Il-18D/1804032/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Untitled-(Grixona)/Ilyushin-Il-18D/1804032/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviation-photos/small/2/...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Mar 27, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TupolevTu154" class="quote" target="_blank">TupolevTu154</a> (<a href="#83" class="quote">Reply 83</a>):<br/><i>How did you manage to book a fli...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MadameConcorde" class="quote" target="_blank">MadameConcorde</a> (<a href="#78" class="quote">Reply 78</a>):<br/><i>I looked into Istanbul for t...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Mar 24, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

A couple of us have booked to fly an Iran Air B747-100/-200 on 09APR from <acronym title="Tehran - Imam Khomeini International (IKA / OIIE), Iran">IKA</acronym> to <acronym title="Beirut - Rafic Hariri International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym>. Does anyone know which seat numbers to go for ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Skyeurope" class="quote" target="_blank">Skyeurope</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i>Any infos if Biman retires their last ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone Fly With Cubana?
Replies: 13
Views: 4169

RE: Anyone Fly With Cubana?

I flew 2 sectors on Cubana in 2007 - one sector each on the <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-96 and <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-62M. Here are the reports I posted back then. Hopefully they will give you a flavour of what it is like to fly Cubana: ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

S2-ACP was definately active in December, along with ACO and ACR.

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LXM83" class="quote" target="_blank">LXM83</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i>Here's an update about rare older Russian buil...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

It is planned for all the tours. Imagine if they had managed to arrange an IL-76 flight as well! Apparently they tried that but it was not possible.

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MEA-707" class="quote" target="_blank">MEA-707</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>So true... I showed up at Nairobi airport ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Aircraft Flying Commercially For Airline?
Replies: 100
Views: 77102

RE: Oldest Aircraft Flying Commercially For Airline?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LGWflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">LGWflyer</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>The oldest aircraft I have found wh...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Wed Feb 01, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

It seems Air Seychelles are still operating a Shorts 360 on some SEZ-PRI rotations. This is a good alternative to western Canada.

[Edited 2012-02-01 06:19:56]

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A BAC One-Eleven In 2011 - Over Texas Skies
Replies: 17
Views: 8622

RE: A BAC One-Eleven In 2011 - Over Texas Skies

Hi Sean. To say this was a memorable day is an understatement. I had given up on the possibility of flying on a BAC One Eleven a long time before you organised this trip, so finally sitting in the rear lounge listening to those Speys start up was almost surreal. Looking forward to the next classic! ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saha Air Status - 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 5198

RE: Saha Air Status - 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TUGMASTER" class="quote" target="_blank">TUGMASTER</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>although i think <acronym title="Iran As...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Jan 14, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TK Biz, IST-BUS (Batumi, Georgia). Not Again!
Replies: 28
Views: 20560

RE: TK Biz, IST-BUS (Batumi, Georgia). Not Again!

Interesting report. Georgia is certainly somewhere I would like to visit.

Did you see any other aircraft at BUS when you arrived, or any other movements during your stay? I know Euroline used to operate there but I don't think they are operating any more.

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A380 Lands In Sri Lanka
Replies: 10
Views: 17278

RE: First A380 Lands In Sri Lanka

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">KFlyer</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>The unscheduled visitor was A6-EDN of <...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: PEK To FNJ With Air Koryo In Y
Replies: 9
Views: 14260

RE: PEK To FNJ With Air Koryo In Y

And it jut happens to have been an IL-62! That is a result. So much more interesting than the Tu-204. Thanks for sharing.

I look forward to the same experience this May on the first aviation themed tour to the DPRK.

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YVRLTN" class="quote" target="_blank">YVRLTN</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>I have three ideas 1) Shorts 360 flight to Por...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mortyman" class="quote" target="_blank">Mortyman</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Syrianair apparently still flies the: B ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Russian Dream Pt 2: Tu154 From The Flight Deck!
Replies: 42
Views: 19421

RE: Russian Dream Pt 2: Tu154 From The Flight Deck!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LXM83" class="quote" target="_blank">LXM83</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>That flight should still be operating on the f...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

RE: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MEA-707" class="quote" target="_blank">MEA-707</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Il-18; apart from Air Koryo, the Daallo flig...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012
Replies: 115
Views: 18277

Flying Classic/Rare Aircraft In 2012

We are well into January and I think it is time we reignited our discussion about classic and rare aircraft which we may be able fly in 2012. Already on the table for 2012 are tours to North Korea which are aimed at aviation enthusiasts and feature flights on the <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (T...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Russian Dream Pt 2: Tu154 From The Flight Deck!
Replies: 42
Views: 19421

RE: Russian Dream Pt 2: Tu154 From The Flight Deck!

Great report - really enjoyed reading it and watching the videos over the last half hour. I have done a couple of Tu-154M sectors in Iran and should be getting a Tu-154B2 flight in DPRK in May, but the thought of experiencing one on a domestic sector in Russia is very tempting. Are Alrosa still oper...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Dec 31, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seen At DAC 12/30 - Jordan Aviation A310?
Replies: 1
Views: 2153

RE: Seen At DAC 12/30 - Jordan Aviation A310?

The A313 was probably operating for Saudia or another carrier, as that is their main business. I flew <acronym title="Dhaka (Dacca) - Zia International (Kurmitola) (DAC / VGZR), Bangladesh">DAC</acronym>-<acronym title="Riyadh - King Khalid International (RUH / OERK), Saudi Arabia">RUH</acronym> a f...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Tu-134 In Kyrgyzstan
Replies: 5
Views: 3190

RE: Tu-134 In Kyrgyzstan

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TupolevTu154" class="quote" target="_blank">TupolevTu154</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Am I right in thinking there are s...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TU 134 Crashlanded, All Survive.
Replies: 32
Views: 16702

RE: TU 134 Crashlanded, All Survive.

Glad everyone survived.

That is my January trip down the drain though! I guess I'll have to take the risk of equipment swaps and replacements with UTAir, unless there are any other carriers who will be operating Tu-134s beyond 31DEC. Any ideas welcome.

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by UK_Dispatcher
Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Tu-134 In Kyrgyzstan
Replies: 5
Views: 3190

RE: Tu-134 In Kyrgyzstan

Thanks for letting me know this morning. That's a trip I won't be making in January now. I guess that leaves Russia, <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> there will be any operating beyond 31DEC. It is such a nightmare to organise a Russia tourist visa here in the UAE t...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Nas Air - SHJ JED - 03DEC
Replies: 6
Views: 7812

RE: Nas Air - SHJ JED - 03DEC

Interesting to read a Nas Air trip report, as they don't come up too often. I flew with them <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym>-<acronym title="Jeddah - King Abdulaziz International (JED / OEJN), Saudi Arabia">JED</acronym> a couple of...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Dec 26, 2011 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB3166 A A342 On Christmas Day
Replies: 10
Views: 9925

RE: IB3166 A A342 On Christmas Day

Saudia does this as well. They use the codes 772, 773, 77L, 77W (& 777?) to reflect different configurations of B777-200ER. I'd love to know what they intend to do now that they are about to put their first B777-300ER into service since they are already using the 77W code. Many airlines use mult...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Tu-134 In Kyrgyzstan
Replies: 5
Views: 3190

Tu-134 In Kyrgyzstan

The Tu-134 is missing from my log of types flown, and with dwindling numbers is now firmly at the top of my wish list. According to ATDB, Altyn Air operate one of the type in Kyrgyzstan. The English version of their website does not seem to work, so I was wondering whether anyone could shed any ligh...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Dec 23, 2011 7:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: North Korea Av Tour: Il-18, Il-62, An-24, Tu-154B
Replies: 40
Views: 9451

RE: North Korea Av Tour: Il-18, Il-62, An-24, Tu-1

Personally I would much prefer the Tu-134 over the An-24. Since getting a Russia visa is difficult from here in the UAE, there are no other options for nailing the Tu-134 apart from DPRK. It is a huge gap in my log and I am now at risk of never flying it. That simply cannot happen! I always thought ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Reaches Binding Agreement To Buy Bmi
Replies: 226
Views: 21346

RE: IAG Reaches Binding Agreement To Buy Bmi

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/skipness1E" class="quote" target="_blank">skipness1E</a> (<a href="#96" class="quote">Reply 96</a>):<br/><i>Willie Walsh, admitting that <acrony...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Thu Dec 22, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Reaches Binding Agreement To Buy Bmi
Replies: 226
Views: 21346

RE: IAG Reaches Binding Agreement To Buy Bmi

I hope the British Midland name lives on in whatever bmi regional becomes. I grew up with BD as my local airline and started my airline career with them, so it will be sad if name is confined to history.

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Early Air Malta Livery
Replies: 1
Views: 2262

RE: Early Air Malta Livery

That first photo was Air Malta livery with Dan Air titles. I believe this aircraft was leased to Air Malta but retained the livery after returning to Dan Air. To answer your question simply, the original Air Malta livery was <b>not</b> derived from Dan Air. P.S. The original Air Malta livery is stil...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does Cubana Still Operate The AN-24?
Replies: 3
Views: 4049

RE: Does Cubana Still Operate The AN-24?

Since it is shown in the 1A selling platform where I got the info from, I would say it is fairly accurate. When they reintroduced the <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-62M towards the end, it popped up against certain flights only, which is what it tended to operate, so it see...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does Cubana Still Operate The AN-24?
Replies: 3
Views: 4049

RE: Does Cubana Still Operate The AN-24?

Affirmative  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> It appears they operate twice daily with the An-24. This is the availabilityfor 06FEB, for example: <acronym title="Calm Air (Canada) and Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight (U...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Nov 19, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air Grounds 747s
Replies: 15
Views: 14044

RE: Iran Air Grounds 747s

The 747 (741/742) have not been in IranAir's schedules for some time, but they have still been active on Hajj/Umrah flights as well as filling in for SPs occasionally. They popped up on the occasional <acronym title="Tehran - Imam Khomeini International (IKA / OIIE), Iran">IKA</acronym>-<acronym tit...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Saha Air Lines B707-3J9C THR-MHD-THR [+pics/vids]
Replies: 43
Views: 34115

RE: Saha Air Lines B707-3J9C THR-MHD-THR [+pics/vids]

I didn't expect to see this one back on the first page 4 years later, but I actually read through it again and it was nice to 'revisit' this trip. It was a very special trip, particularly getting on the B707 for the first time. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Nov 11, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Winter 2011 Rare Aircraft Thread
Replies: 26
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RE: Winter 2011 Rare Aircraft Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TUGMASTER" class="quote" target="_blank">TUGMASTER</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>DC9-15 Still flyable Nairobi into Juba o...

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