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Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 8, 19, 12:52 pm
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Two out of three is fine. The other carrier was...

Two out of three is fine. The other carrier was Air Caledonie https://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-Caledonie-International-EAS-Europe-Aero-Service/Sud-SE-210-Caravelle-10B3-Super-B/227175 , operating...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 7, 19, 2:33 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Bonus question : Name all the (several) Caravelle...

Bonus question : Name all the (several) Caravelle operators who served Papeete over time.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 7, 19, 1:51 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Just back from a Day Return LCY-Edinburgh-LCY on...

Just back from a Day Return LCY-Edinburgh-LCY on BA, plus a 50 mile each way rental car drive, plus a 2 hour business meeting that lasted 5 hours. I'll look at the outstanding quiz items maybe...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 6, 19, 4:38 pm
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Posted By WHBM

OAG, and indeed other references, seem unable to...

OAG, and indeed other references, seem unable to cope with codeshares that are two steps removed. In this case IT is on an AF flight, but that in turn is on another carrier. Cityjet have long run...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 6, 19, 1:09 am
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Posted By WHBM

I think Air Jet only lasted a matter of months,...

I think Air Jet only lasted a matter of months, it really was uncompetitive having just a small schedule when Air France were also on the route, and the Eurostar train had just opened, so this must...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 5, 19, 5:08 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Was this when Air Jet had a short-lived go at LCY...

Was this when Air Jet had a short-lived go at LCY to Paris with one of their convertible BAe146, which also did overnight mail runs in France ?

I realise my previous guess at an Air France Fokker...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 3, 19, 5:03 pm
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Posted By WHBM

2 minutes past midnight here so I'm entitled to...

2 minutes past midnight here so I'm entitled to another day's attempt at answers :)
I remember this one at the time it came out. I think the stuntman stand-in was B J Worth, well known in that...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 3, 19, 10:46 am
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Posted By WHBM

Didn't they do Kodiaq once ? A 747 then. Did...

Didn't they do Kodiaq once ?

A 747 then. Did Pan Am have anything else on the Pacific side in 1976 ? They had more 747s than they knew what to do with them.

Calm before the storm here, although...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 3, 19, 2:29 am
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Posted By WHBM

Back from Ireland, was only a one-night visit....

Back from Ireland, was only a one-night visit. Out in the rural middle of the country came out at 7.45 am to the car to find it covered in frost, maybe the first one of the year for the team here...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 1, 19, 3:28 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Hello from an extraordinarily wet UK and Ireland,...

Hello from an extraordinarily wet UK and Ireland, having made the flight from one to the other during today, courtesy of course of a BA Embraer from LCY. There are some significant enhancement works...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 30, 19, 2:05 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Every Wednesday I think it was ...

Every Wednesday I think it was

https://www.fotolibra.com/gallery/1616244/wardair-canada-boeing-747-1d1-c-fdjc/
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 30, 19, 11:51 am
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Posted By WHBM

What's large about an A319 ? :) . A LOT bigger....

What's large about an A319 ? :) . A LOT bigger. And going a lot further.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 29, 19, 5:04 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Denim Air started up as a scheduled F-50 operator...

Denim Air started up as a scheduled F-50 operator on this Eindhoven-LCY route, but soon changed their business to an ACMI operation (Aircraft Crew Maintenance Insurance) substituting for other...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 29, 19, 4:45 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Um we were actually looking for the largest ...

Um we were actually looking for the largest ...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 28, 19, 9:36 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Cardiff airport sounds a bit of a dreary...

Cardiff airport sounds a bit of a dreary backwater here, with just one jet a day and a handful of small turboprops. But it also, not in the OAG (they progressively crept in over subsequent years) was...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 28, 19, 2:46 pm
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Posted By WHBM

and like an old pair of blue jeans they lasted...

and like an old pair of blue jeans they lasted for a surprisingly long time - though not on this route, which came and went.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 28, 19, 2:10 am
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Posted By WHBM

Ryanair 737-200 to Dublin.

Ryanair 737-200 to Dublin.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 25, 19, 11:35 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Miami was also the location of the BAC North...

Miami was also the location of the BAC North America sales office. It was moved from New York City in about 1968, coinciding with the end of the notably successful sales run of the shorter...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 25, 19, 3:46 pm
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Posted By WHBM

What about Cayman Airways, through Grand Cayman...

What about Cayman Airways, through Grand Cayman with a BAC One-Eleven.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 25, 19, 2:18 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Sorry, no, B Cal and predecessors were always...

Sorry, no, B Cal and predecessors were always based at Gatwick.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 23, 19, 3:09 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Hello from Newcastle, North-East England, where I...

Hello from Newcastle, North-East England, where I arrived by train this evening for a business event tomorrow. I came by train. By the time you have got over to Heathrow, and come in from Newcastle...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 22, 19, 6:47 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Alas, Thomas Cook Airlines in the UK and Europe...

Alas, Thomas Cook Airlines in the UK and Europe has gone under

https://www.pprune.org/airlines-airports-routes/599819-thomas-cook-2-a-32.html#post10576687

The merging together in recent times...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 22, 19, 12:30 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Gosh. I was more confident about TWA from Peoria...

Gosh. I was more confident about TWA from Peoria than this one.

LTU was the fundamentals behind the merger and expansion of Air Berlin across Europe and then the world, all now lost.


What...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 21, 19, 3:49 pm
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Posted By WHBM

Let's have a go at this one. Obviously a holiday...

Let's have a go at this one. Obviously a holiday flight, could be anybody, Condor B763, even a Cubana IL-62 (if only). However, purely because it's to Dusseldorf and not Frankfurt I'll chance that it...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 20, 19, 4:56 pm
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Posted By WHBM

I think this was Cubana, with one of their...

I think this was Cubana, with one of their Viscounts, running from Havana and Varadero to Nassau. The co-operating carrier could have been shown as either BOAC or Bahamas Airways, effectively the...
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