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Smile Air Not Getting 747s

Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:09 pm

The Ghana startup have not taken ex-Mahan Air 744s, they were to get two one ws pinnted in Smile livery the others remained all white, both are back to Iran registration and still in Tehran.
 
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RE: Smile Air Not Getting 747s

Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:05 pm

The whole startup and website looked very unprofessional. The choice of 747 seemed more like it was the CEO's favourite aircraft as opposed to making sound business sense to use.
 
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RE: Smile Air Not Getting 747s

Fri Nov 06, 2015 8:06 am

They had announced it by itself on Facebook: click

And for me the website looks even better as e.g. the website of China Airlines... but it is a landing page  
 
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RE: Smile Air Not Getting 747s

Fri Nov 06, 2015 9:08 am

Glad I was able to the see their 744 parked at IKA.
Which turboprop aircraft is that? Neither a Q400 nor an ATR72, it reminds me of the stalled Indonesian project. On other parts of their fb page, they show the MA-60.
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RE: Smile Air Not Getting 747s

Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:34 pm

Must say, their Facebook page responds well to probing comments.
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