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by Aircellist
Thu Oct 13, 2005 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC To India Via ZRH: More Flights, Less Direct
Replies: 19
Views: 4801

AC To India Via ZRH: More Flights, Less Direct

Just seen this announced on Radio-Canada, in French. The press release is also in French, but could surely be found in English  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> It says that Air Canada will be starting a daily service from Toronto to Mumbai via Zurich, on Swiss plan...

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by Aircellist
Tue Oct 11, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Seeks To Operate Some USAirways Flights
Replies: 8
Views: 7809

RE: Air Canada Seeks To Operate Some USAirways Flights

So, AC invested 75 millions $ in US, and from that they've got two deals of potentially 1.5 billions $ each?

Let's talk about ROI !!!

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by Aircellist
Thu Oct 06, 2005 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Cancel Underbooked Flights
Replies: 79
Views: 11950

RE: Delta To Cancel Underbooked Flights

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by Aircellist
Thu Oct 06, 2005 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Cancel Underbooked Flights
Replies: 79
Views: 11950

RE: Delta To Cancel Underbooked Flights

Well... Here on A.net, we've seen so many posts talking about how much frequency is the name of the game, and that bigger planes and less flights were not a good idea... These cancellactions demonstrate that the high-frequency concept is valid only if oil price is low. Otherwise, a reality check mig...

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by Aircellist
Mon Oct 03, 2005 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Quickly Disappearing 747...
Replies: 34
Views: 12052

RE: The Quickly Disappearing 747...

Montréal, for one, has lost quite a few 747 service: <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> used to fly classics and 744 here; <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> used classics in the 70s; <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> dropped its fleet; Wardair and Nationair simply no lon...

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by Aircellist
Sun Sep 18, 2005 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 777 For LH?
Replies: 103
Views: 12755

RE: Why No 777 For LH?

So far, no flaming A vs B war.

Let's keep going!  Smile

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by Aircellist
Mon Sep 12, 2005 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Name The Airport #7
Replies: 64
Views: 4325

RE: Name The Airport #7

Nice fun this thread! Got to go eat, though... See you!

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by Aircellist
Mon Sep 12, 2005 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Name The Airport #7
Replies: 64
Views: 4325

RE: Name The Airport #7

could it be Genova, Italy?

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by Aircellist
Mon Sep 12, 2005 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Name The Airport #7
Replies: 64
Views: 4325

RE: Name The Airport #7

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by Aircellist
Mon Sep 12, 2005 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Name The Airport #7
Replies: 64
Views: 4325

RE: Name The Airport #7

Oui, je joue du violoncelle I mean, I play the cello... My name is not a fake!  Wink

But I don't know your last airport...

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by Aircellist
Mon Sep 12, 2005 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Name The Airport #7
Replies: 64
Views: 4325

RE: Name The Airport #7

Marseille Provence? known as Marignane, once upon a time...

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by Aircellist
Sat Sep 10, 2005 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Don't Any US Airlines Operate A340 Aircrafts?
Replies: 67
Views: 18089

RE: Why Don't Any US Airlines Operate A340 Aircrafts?

Thanks, Frequentflyer and Crosswind, for your very interesting posts.

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by Aircellist
Tue Aug 30, 2005 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First AF Aircraft With The AF-KLM Logo
Replies: 12
Views: 11355

RE: First AF Aircraft With The AF-KLM Logo

Welcome "aboard", BUF787!

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by Aircellist
Tue Aug 30, 2005 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oil Hits $70, What Now?
Replies: 60
Views: 6305

RE: Oil Hits $70, What Now?

Could this rise in oil price be, finally, what will make the day for the A380? I mean, in the 70s, it seemed logical to have bigger planes flying less frequently, to ease congestion and also to save fuel... Now that oil price is on the rise again, and that quite a few airports are congested, could w...

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by Aircellist
Sat Aug 27, 2005 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why A318, A319, A320, A321?
Replies: 14
Views: 6093

RE: Why A318, A319, A320, A321?

IIRC, the guys at Airbus said at the time that the 321 and 319 were not models of the 320 BECAUSE there were already models -100 and -200, and that other models would/could eventually follow. But then, I think, quite a few people expected the short-body A330 to be called A329, but no, it couldn't BE...

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by Aircellist
Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Sale In China Announced Today
Replies: 13
Views: 5092

Boeing 787 Sale In China Announced Today

Just saw this on Radio-Canada (in French...) <a href="http://radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/Economie/nouvelles/200508/08/004-boeing-contrat-chine.shtml" target=_blank>http://radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/Eco.../08/004-boeing-contrat-chine.shtml</a> It says that Boeing has sold 42 787 in China: 15 each for Ch...

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by Aircellist
Tue Aug 09, 2005 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines Boeing 747 Over Climbing?
Replies: 63
Views: 17297

RE: Malaysia Airlines Boeing 747 Over Climbing?

I once saw an <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> 747, early version, take off from the short runway, parallel to the terminal, in <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym>... For those who know the place, it took off b...

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by Aircellist
Wed Jul 13, 2005 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM's New Name.
Replies: 39
Views: 14741

RE: KLM's New Name.

Air France Amérique !!!

Ha ha ha! Love it !!! Big grin

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by Aircellist
Fri Jul 01, 2005 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flght Testing: Concorde, 777, A380...
Replies: 1
Views: 2178

Flght Testing: Concorde, 777, A380...

I remember reading that Concorde had been through the most extensive flight development program at the time. Then, Boeing went far to test the 777 in order to provide it with "out-of-the-box" 180 min. ETOPS. Now, in another thread, it is mentioned that the A380 is undergoing one of the most challeng...

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by Aircellist
Thu Jun 23, 2005 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD11 And Boeing: "An Unreported Blunder"
Replies: 60
Views: 13857

RE: MD11 And Boeing: "An Unreported Blunder"

Why not 737-800 or -900X as refuellers? Or, for that matter, A32X? Wouldn't they be more like "tactical" refuelleurs, as opposed to the "stategic" KC-10?

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by Aircellist
Tue Jun 21, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will There Ever Be A 797?
Replies: 34
Views: 8858

RE: Will There Ever Be A 797?

What a pity they did not do the 7J7.

How much was it supposed to save in fuel, please?

When was it supposed to enter into service?

How handy would it be in today's high fuel prices?...

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by Aircellist
Fri May 13, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans Love Europe. Top 5 Int'l Destinations
Replies: 76
Views: 9469

RE: Americans Love Europe. Top 5 Int'l Destinations

Veeref,

Good point...

Thanks for the "Technically" !  Smile

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by Aircellist
Tue May 03, 2005 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Concorde Vandalised...
Replies: 59
Views: 15402

RE: Air France Concorde Vandalised...

Thanks, FlySSC.

Now, I know why I do really have no recollection at all of this visit... Not only was I pretty young, but oct. 6th 1975 is my younger sister's date of birth...  Smile

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by Aircellist
Tue May 03, 2005 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Concorde Vandalised...
Replies: 59
Views: 15402

RE: Air France Concorde Vandalised...

I see something looking like the symbol of Montréal's 1976 Olympic Games, under the cockpit window... Quite worn off, of course.

Is it that, really? If yes, how come?

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by Aircellist
Fri Apr 29, 2005 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!
Replies: 94
Views: 19878

RE: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!

oooops, I missed this one... A few months ago, someone bashed <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> for having dirty flaps, from a picture taken from a landing in Beijing.. Was it this picture? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/824855/L...

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by Aircellist
Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!
Replies: 94
Views: 19878

RE: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!

Well, Bridogger, you are right... This one only has the airbridge marks around the forward door: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/824748/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/824748/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG...

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by Aircellist
Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!
Replies: 94
Views: 19878

RE: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!

Well, SSSOOOOOO easy to bash <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> and every other airline whose color is predominantly white. The fact is: the air is dirty! Has no one ever noticed that a car needs cleaning after a rain, more often than before? On a side note, we are actually breathing that same...

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by Aircellist
Tue Apr 26, 2005 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Future For PW?
Replies: 2
Views: 2545

RE: What Future For PW?

Thanks for your answer!

I really regret that the ADP concept, nor the other propfans did not enter the market...

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by Aircellist
Tue Apr 26, 2005 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Future For PW?
Replies: 2
Views: 2545

What Future For PW?

After having been ousted from so many programs recently, what is there left for <acronym title="Precision Air Services (United Rep. of Tanzania)">PW</acronym>, in civil engines? Any chance that the ADP or something approaching might make it to the flight line, in view of the current fuel price hike?...

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by Aircellist
Thu Apr 14, 2005 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Climb Rate
Replies: 61
Views: 18771

RE: A380 Climb Rate

I have long shed my old copies, but the french magazine Science et Vie published excerpts of the transcripts of the pilot's conversation prior to the Airbus crash, and I remember having read:
"Débranche alpha prot"
which means cut off alpha prot, said by the PIC...

Can anyone confirm?

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by Aircellist
Wed Apr 06, 2005 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An Only International Airline?
Replies: 61
Views: 7286

RE: An Only International Airline?

Cool thread, this one!

Could PrivatAir be counted in that group?

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by Aircellist
Mon Mar 28, 2005 3:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Airline Loses The Most Luggage?
Replies: 41
Views: 10132

RE: What Airline Loses The Most Luggage?

It is true that problems do happen in <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>... At least, il was true everyday in the summer of '99. I don't know how much of it is an urban legend, but I've heard that there had been a test, somewhere in may '99, to see...

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by Aircellist
Sun Mar 27, 2005 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Disaster Avoided? Check This Out
Replies: 48
Views: 14790

RE: Possible Disaster Avoided? Check This Out

I've been on a <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> A310 <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> twice, and taking off without flaps both times, even in the ...

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by Aircellist
Sat Mar 26, 2005 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF/KLM Order 777F
Replies: 87
Views: 11175

RE: AF/KLM Order 777F

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by Aircellist
Sat Jan 22, 2005 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Put The A380 In ATL
Replies: 67
Views: 13479

RE: Air France Put The A380 In ATL

Padcrasher,

I suggest you go to Aéroports de Paris website; you could have a look at their schedule...

http://query.adp.fr/HDV/HDV/fr/horaires.aspx

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by Aircellist
Mon Jan 10, 2005 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help! Why N For American Airplanes?
Replies: 22
Views: 10038

RE: Help! Why N For American Airplanes?

Adding to the comment about British Empire's registrations, here in Canada G- was used at first, followed by CF- and then only C-, and at first the four-letters were Fxxx; nowadays, it's Gxxx.

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by Aircellist
Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Even More A380 Pics!
Replies: 81
Views: 18601

RE: Even More A380 Pics!

Impressive, yes, but really, far from elegant... I kinda remember reading once, about Concorde, that someone in the design team said that it would work fine because it was beautiful... Well, even if the A380 was made by (sort of) the same company, I guess nobody stayed over from the Concorde design ...

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by Aircellist
Sat Jan 08, 2005 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727-400X - Never Flew Off The Drawing Board?
Replies: 15
Views: 6199

RE: 727-400X - Never Flew Off The Drawing Board?

This 787-300...

What a nice looking fake! Reminds us that yes, the lines of the 727 were so elegant...

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by Aircellist
Mon Dec 20, 2004 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Most Powerful Widebody Takeoff?
Replies: 52
Views: 12518

RE: What Is The Most Powerful Widebody Takeoff?

This thread brings back the memory of Concorde lifting up just in front of <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym>'s huge windows at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>... Everything was vibrating, when the wheels left the ground; such a gu...

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by Aircellist
Fri Dec 17, 2004 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Begins Major Latin Expansion Today!
Replies: 20
Views: 5652

RE: United Begins Major Latin Expansion Today!

"Before the Europeans wake up and correct us Americans:"

Delicious!

Good morning everybody  Big grin

Nicolas

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by Aircellist
Sat Dec 04, 2004 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways May Liquidate In January
Replies: 58
Views: 12920

RE: US Airways May Liquidate In January

Slightly off topic, but I must say I am eager to see, one day, a post that will say: "I am so happy, my company will liquidate, I will lose my job, it will be so good for the economy, it wil so much help the other carriers, and it will give me such an incentive to look for a new job in this wonderfu...

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by Aircellist
Wed Dec 01, 2004 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Tribute To Air Inter, Born 50 Years Ago...
Replies: 29
Views: 7328

RE: A Tribute To Air Inter, Born 50 Years Ago...

Great tribute, thanks a lot! Air Inter is the company in which I've flown the most; Mercure, Caravelle, A300, A320, A321, A330... They were selling in Canada the Airpass, which provided for a certain number of days, in which you could take as many flights as you whished... I managed to reap 4, once....

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by Aircellist
Thu Nov 18, 2004 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports That Used To Be Big In Intercont Aviation
Replies: 39
Views: 6609

RE: Airports That Used To Be Big In Intercont Aviation

Montréal Dorval was once Canada's gateway; there is a thread somewhere, talking about the reasons why it lost its proeminence, somewhere in the early 70s. Part of it is the range of the planes, which grew a lot. In fact, the airports mentioned for the transatlantic route were used during the war, as...

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by Aircellist
Thu Nov 18, 2004 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perhaps The Most Bizzare Photo At Airliners.net
Replies: 42
Views: 22844

RE: Perhaps The Most Bizzare Photo At Airliners.net

Thanks, IL76TD...

At last, somebody thinks that it might just have been very hot in the cockpit, and only because of the summer sun...

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by Aircellist
Sun Nov 14, 2004 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PARIS-LONDON, Train Or Plane? Comparison...
Replies: 40
Views: 9417

RE: PARIS-LONDON, Train Or Plane? Comparison...

I am amazed at AF's week-end fares, though... Hey, to beat both the train and easyjet... Nice job.

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by Aircellist
Sat Nov 13, 2004 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Routes For A380
Replies: 29
Views: 8902

RE: Shortest Routes For A380

How about AF CDG-ORY, for connecting passengers???

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by Aircellist
Wed Nov 10, 2004 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airport Scanner "Undresses" Passengers
Replies: 21
Views: 4110

RE: New Airport Scanner "Undresses" Passengers

Just wait until someone develops the technology to record these images, catches somebody a little bit famous, and releases the images on the net...

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by Aircellist
Wed Nov 10, 2004 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Was Your First Aircraft Flown On?
Replies: 58
Views: 8656

RE: What Was Your First Aircraft Flown On?

Summer 1970, I wasn't yet two years old... Air France 747 from Dorval to Orly. I do not recall that flight, but, during that summer, I also took a Caravelle from Orly to Nice, and I remember having been invited in the flight deck... I couldn't see the pilots' faces, because they were so tall, and th...

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by Aircellist
Wed Nov 10, 2004 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 777 A Boring Aircraft?
Replies: 52
Views: 10616

RE: The 777 A Boring Aircraft?

Well, these comments make me feel one of the old guys around... Because the flight in which I had the most "fun" was in an Air Inter Caravelle... Yes, that old thing, which I could feel accelerating and slowing down, a bit like a car... We were five, with my parents and sisters, and there were those...

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by Aircellist
Sat Oct 23, 2004 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Huge "Bring Back Concorde" March In London Today!
Replies: 47
Views: 9987

RE: Huge "Bring Back Concorde" March In London Today!

GDB:

"Boeing SST"...

I love that one!

Other nicknames we could share in? Pleeease...

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