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Taoyuan International

Taipei Taoyuan round up – February 2019

The end may be in sight for A380 production, but it looks like its future in TPE is assured for some time to come. See the comments about EMIRATES in the News section. NOK AIR B737-800 HS-DBG was in and out in the very early hours of 9-Feb. Little else worthy of comment in, but … Continue reading »

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Taipei Taoyuan round up – January 2019

Not much from me this time, as I was away for nearly the whole month. Away from the SINGAPORE AIRLINES B787-10s that dominate the list below, there are a couple worthy of mention. First up was HS-VKC A320 of THAI VIETJET AIR which kicked off the year in some style for me on 1-JAN. I … Continue reading »

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Taipei Taoyuan round up – December 2018.

Short rations this time as I was away for a week or so. There’ll be even less next month as I’m going to be spending most of this month in Beijing (where I may even learn something about the Trent 1000 – see the note about 9V-OJG below). Anyway, onwards! Plenty of neos this month, … Continue reading »

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Taoyuan round up – November 2018

AERONEXUS Boeing 767-35DER ZS-NEX was an interesting visitor during November.Click on the image or here to view the full image. Credit: Mikko Mertanen News: AIR NEW ZEALAND [NZ/ANZ] Started a AUK-TPE-AUK B787-9 service on 1-Nov. First service was operated by ZK-NZD. I’ve listed the various aircraft as 1st visits, but I believe ANZ have operated here … Continue reading »

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Taoyuan round up – October 2018

I’m hoping to put out a report for Sung Shan tomorrow, but I’m off to Honkers later to kill off a few more brain cells, so no promises. Lots to report this month, so let’s get on with it… News: CAMBODIA AIRWAYS [KR/KME] Started a new twice a week (Tues and Sun) Siam Reap (REP) … Continue reading »

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Taoyuan round-up: September 2018

A gentle reintroduction to the blog with a round-up of interesting visitors and maintenance movements at Taoyuan (TPE) for September 2018. Interesting visitors. The THAI LION AIR A330 on the 17th, was probably the first visit of one of their A330s.The SOLASEED Boeing 737 operated flights from and to Kumamoto (KMJ) on 21st and 24th. … Continue reading »

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Bits and Pieces

A couple of quick updates… AIR FRANCE: AFR resumed flights to Taiwan when they started a new 3 times a week service from CDG-TPE service on 17-Apr. For now, at least, the service is being operated by Boeing 777-200ERs. F-GSPU operated the first service, arriving at TPE on the morning of 17-APR. AFR552 arrives at … Continue reading »

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UPS Boeing 767-346ER N364UP

A quick update to record a recent maintenance arrival at TPE. It’s UPS Boeing 767 N364UP which arrived on Sunday morning (15-Apr). It’s an ex-JAPAN AIRLINES machine (JA609J) and is here for freighter conversion. Photo is courtesy of Ethan Tang and Jet Photos. Smiley, Taoyuan, 17-Apr-2018. Credits: FR24, Skyliner, Ethan Tang, Jet Photos, me.

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N805AV A321-231 departs Taoyuan

The final ex-TRANSASIA AIRWAYS A321 left Taoyuan this morning (12-APR). It was N805AV (msn 6009) and is ex-B-22608. FR24 shows that it went Guam. I ‘m told it’s for AVIANCA, but I suspect it will be having some TLC somewhere first. Sister-ship N810AV (msn 6294) went to Tucson last month and the two A330s (N803AV … Continue reading »

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OK-TSD Travel Service Boeing 737-8Q8

Here’s a strange one. Not only because it’s a long way from home, but also the route it took to get to TPE. It’s TRAVEL SERVICE Boeing 737-8Q8 OK-TSD and arrived  on 8-APR. As you can see it’s been on quite a trek. It’s still here as I type on the evening of 9-APR. Photo … Continue reading »

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Taipei Taoyuan maintenance movements – March 2008

I know there have been some spotters from the UK here in the last couple of weeks, so I thought I’d get my finger out and post the following about various maintenance movements on the off chance that they might visit the blog. Courtesy of 徐鴻鑫 here’s a photo of the main talking point this month. It’s … Continue reading »

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Taipei Taoyuan: 24-30 Jun 2017

Unusually for TPE, pride of place goes to a biz this week. Sovereign N95TE was in an out on 28-JUN. And if that’s making you think ‘that’s not special’ it’s because there was little else about. ROYAL FLIGHT Boeing 767-300ER VP-BLC was in and out on 24-Jun but has been here before. There were a … Continue reading »

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Taipei Taoyuan: 17-23 Jun 2017

Little to comment on really. The most interesting visitor was VP-BLG a ROYAL FLIGHT Boeing 767-300ER but it’s been in before (and like before, I missed it!). For a while I thought we were going to get all of the AIR CANADA Boeing 777-9s in one after the other but the sequence of first visits … Continue reading »

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Taipei Taoyuan: 10-16 Jun 2017

First up is a grateful thank you to those awfully nice schedulers at AIR CANADA who sent us a different Triple-Seven every day this week; much appreciated! Staying with Canada, SKYSERVICE Learjet 45 C-GEJD was a nice visitor at the end of the week. The only other biz of note was Gulfstream G550 N881WR. EMIRATES … Continue reading »

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Taipei Taoyuan: 03-09 June 2017

Big news this week was the start of an AIR CANADA service from Vancouver. First one was on 9-JUN using Boeing 787-9 C-FRSR (and on a personal note friends and neighbours, that puppy was well received indeed!). [ACA11] has an ETA of 14:15 and [ACA12] departs at 15:55 and I believe it’s a daily flight. … Continue reading »

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