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by Horus
Mon Feb 23, 2004 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair News
Replies: 56
Views: 6306

Egyptair News

According to Egyptair’s Chairman & CEO, Captain Sherif Galal, the airline is going through major restructuring. Following the termination of 12 routes the airline was decided to up the frequency on most of its core routes. Most destinations will be served by at least a daily frequency as the airline...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Livery
Replies: 3
Views: 2708

RE: Aer Lingus Livery

No, they are planning to keep their famous green planes. The special colour schemes are just to promote the fact the airline is re-positioning itself as a low-cost carrier.

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Middle East's First Low-fare Carrier Is Booming!
Replies: 39
Views: 5260

RE: Middle East's First Low-fare Carrier Is Booming!

BA

Beirut???

Where did you hear this?
Everything indicates it will be in Sharjah?
What's your source?

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Middle East's First Low-fare Carrier Is Booming!
Replies: 39
Views: 5260

RE: Middle East's First Low-fare Carrier Is Booming!

Why are all three low cost carriers (Air Arabia, Menajet and TransGulf) basing their operations at Sharjah. Is there enough demand, especially with Dubai and Abu Dhabi being so near by. Why not launch from other airports? I know there are these governmental restrictions but isn't launching three ca...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 11:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Holidaying In The Red Sea (Egypt)
Replies: 5
Views: 1754

Holidaying In The Red Sea (Egypt)


Who has been to the Red Sea resorts of Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada or Marsa Alam in Egypt. How did you find it?

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: MEA To Start Flying To Sao Paulo
Replies: 71
Views: 9460

RE: Confirmed: MEA To Start Flying To Sao Paulo

Airxliban

sorry, but what is your map trying to show?

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

RE: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

Airxliban Yeah its still there along with its sistership. When I was there last week, they were joined by another B707 but I couldn't tell which airline it belonged to. There were rumours that one will be restored and put on display once the new terminal is opened and other may become a resturant......

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

RE: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

Ana bi'7ir, kif halak Airxliban?

Yeah, they've almost finished renovating T1 and T2 should get the treatment next.

we shokran 3ala il mo2abla dee Big grin

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: MEA To Start Flying To Sao Paulo
Replies: 71
Views: 9460

RE: Confirmed: MEA To Start Flying To Sao Paulo

BA

(new topic Smile)

In theory can an A330-200 do BEY- Sao Paulo directly without any restrictions?

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

RE: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

BA Ahh, <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> Thats a lot of travelling just to stay a week in Cairo and Beirut. Why didn't you fly <acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">MEA</acronym> to Paris and connect with an <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> flight to <acronym title="OLD...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

RE: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

BA

What about the BEY-CAI sector? Did you also fly MEA?

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

RE: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

BA

They don't have a website yet, but I remember last year they said they will be launching one.

When did you go T1?

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

RE: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

Motorhussy I can see your point but I am sure they wouldn't have done it if demand on the <acronym title="Tokyo - New Tokyo International / Narita (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>-Manilla-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> flights was still th...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

RE: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

BA No sorry, but they have really improved Terminal 1 (Egyptair's Terminal). I flew from there last month to go to Jeddah. They have really modernised it-the final part to refurbished is the check-in area. Terminal 2 will get the next 'face-lift'. Work on Terminal 3 should begin soon once bidding fo...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any All-Airbus Or All-Boeing Airlines?
Replies: 72
Views: 8596

RE: Any All-Airbus Or All-Boeing Airlines?


Kalakua

Lotus-Spirit of Egypt operate A320s and A319s (All Airbus operator)
Midwest Airline (Egypt) operate A310s and A320s (All Airbus operator)

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

RE: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

BA

Yeah they operated 5 flight from Cairo to Beirut and 1 flight from Alex to Beirut. There were no flights on Tuesdays.

I've never been to Beirut (the only major Arab Middle Eastern city I haven't been too yet).

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737 And A32X Replacements?
Replies: 5
Views: 2139

B737 And A32X Replacements?

I was wandering when would Airbus or Boeing launch a new family of short range aircraft to replace the A32X and B737 families. I know that both families are doing their jobs very well, but the B737 is based on a 30 year old airframe and A320 was launched over 16 years ago. The reason they are order...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

RE: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

Ahlan <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> Thanks for the welcoming I think Egyptair's doing what <acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">MEA</acronym> did a few years ago, restructuring (but not as drastic). Its good to see they are increasing frequency to Beirut. Only last year they w...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Route You Don't Understand Why They Don't
Replies: 68
Views: 8231

RE: Airline Route You Don't Understand Why They Don't

I definently agree with Planemannyc about demand between CAI and <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>. Egyptair's <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> flights are always...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways - The World's Favourite Airline?
Replies: 55
Views: 9600

RE: British Airways - The World's Favourite Airline?

I flew with them recently from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AFB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>. They were great. I was originally booked on their late morning flight (BA906) at 11:30 to go to ...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any All-Airbus Or All-Boeing Airlines?
Replies: 72
Views: 8596

RE: Any All-Airbus Or All-Boeing Airlines?


Airxliban

The A300-600 was a maximum range of 4,257 miles (6852km) and the
A300-600R has a range of 4,660 miles (7500km)

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Flying To Libya
Replies: 14
Views: 5156

RE: Airlines Flying To Libya

Thanks Av007

Do you know if any Asian carriers (non-Middle Eastern) serve the country?

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

RE: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

korg747 I have just flown with Egyptair from Jeddah and I asked one of the stewards whether they were retiring the B777s. According to him the airline is disposing and replacing their Boeing jets (777s and 737s) with A320s and A330s. He said that Boeing has a 'bad' reputation here in Egypt since mos...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Flying To Libya
Replies: 14
Views: 5156

Airlines Flying To Libya


Can anyone tell me the airlines that serve Tripoli and Benghazi in Libya (inclu European airlines). If the frequency and aircraft type is known that would be great info too.

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any All-Airbus Or All-Boeing Airlines?
Replies: 72
Views: 8596

RE: Any All-Airbus Or All-Boeing Airlines?

Egyptair is planning to become an All-Airbus operator. They are replacing their B777s with A330s and B737-500 with A320s. Eventually they will be operating A320s, A321s, A300s, A330s and A340s. Though there have been rumours that they will purchase Embraer jets for domestic services. We'll have to w...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair Improving Japan Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

Egyptair Improving Japan Operations

Egyptair will be improving its links with Japan. It serves both Tokyo and Osaka. Currently it has twice weekly flights to Tokyo via Bangkok and Manilla, but from March they will be upgraded to 3 direct weekly flights, going up to 4 flights a week using A340s. The flights will go as follows: MS864:- ...

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Middle East's First Low-fare Carrier Is Booming!
Replies: 39
Views: 5260

RE: Middle East's First Low-fare Carrier Is Booming!

BA

Do you know if they will start services to Sharm El Sheikh or Luxor? I mean if they serve Assiut and Alexandria will they be expanding to other cities in Egypt?

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arab Airlines Serving Paris
Replies: 40
Views: 3896

RE: Arab Airlines Serving Paris

Egyptair will be ugrading its daily Paris Orly flight from an A340-200 to a B777-200 during the summer.

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Now Has MUC As #1 Hub ... Kind Of
Replies: 27
Views: 6609

RE: Lufthansa Now Has MUC As #1 Hub ... Kind Of


Are Lufthansa going to reinstate their Munich-Cairo flights?

I think they terminated them in 2002. They were operating 4 weekly flights using A320/A319s

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by Horus
Sun Feb 22, 2004 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Doubling Frequency To Cairo
Replies: 0
Views: 3032

Air France Doubling Frequency To Cairo

Air France has announced it will be doubling its frequency on flights to Cairo, Egypt from the end of March. They currently offer a daily frequency using B777-200s which departs in the morning. They will add another set of daily flights using a mix of A340/A330, which leaves for Cairo in the aftern...

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