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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Singapore: 29-Nov-2013.

Last Saturday, I took a group of lads round Seletar. I didn’t get any e-mail addresses, so I hope you’re reading this. The ex United B757 we saw in ST Aerospace (with a blue tail) was N794FD. Smiley FLEET NEWS. AEROTREE DEFENCE & SERVICES: M102-01 Learjet 35A (msn n/k): presumably this is ex 9M-NOR (msn … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 28-Nov-2013.

AIRLINE NEWS. BERJAYA AIR/CATERHAM JET: are considering a joint Business Class only venture for flights in the region. No name as yet. CH Aviation report that the joint venture is a result of CATERHAM’s failure to get their own AOC after two years of trying! ROYAL SPIRIT: is a proposed new charter outfit to be … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 27-Nov-2013.

AIRLINE NEWS. EXPLORE: probably never to be seen here, but GARUDA INDONESIAN have announced a new brand called Explore for domestic operations with their ATR 72-500s. NAM AIR: another one we won’t be seeing here. It’s an off-shoot of Sriwijaya Air and hopes to start operations in Indonesia very shortly. THAI EXPRESS AIR: and yet … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 26-Nov-2013.

AIRLINE NEWS. JAPAN AIRLINES: according to a report on the CH Aviation website, the JAL 787s will return to Changi on 30-Nov. I did hear that a software tweak is being mooted as the solution to the ice problems, so it may be that the engines will be fixed soon (although I doubt it will … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 25-Nov-2013.

My SBS box went on strike for most of the morning and all of the afternoon, so today’s report is a bit sketchy. Smiley AIRLINE NEWS. JAPAN AIRLINES: as predicted, the 787s are no more and a 767 and a 777-300ER turned up today. JA823J and JA834J were here in the early hours as they … Continue reading »

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25-Nov-2013: Indonesian Navy Bonanzas at Seletar

Here’s a post about some aircraft that are here in Singapore today. I don’t normally do this because most of my readers aren’t based in Singapore, and If I am honest I don’t have time anyway. However… There are two Indonesian Navy Beech G36 Bonanzas currently at Seletar. I have no clue as to when … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 24-Nov-2013.

AIRLINE NEWS. JAPAN AIRLINES: according to a number of reports, JAL are replacing 787s on their Tokyo to Singapore service with 767s. The change is due to take effect on 25-Nov.This is because Boeing have issued a directive telling operators of GE’s GEnx engine (both B748 and B788)to stay away from thunderstorms. Anyone who has … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 23-Nov-2013.

I had the company of some guys from the UK today. A good time was had by all, and I hope I won’t ruin their day by mentioning that after we left Seletar, a Philippine C510 landed! Smiley FLEET NEWS. AIR NEW ZEALAND: ZK-OXC A320-232/S (msn 5847): delivered 23-Nov and due into SIN on the … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 22-Nov-2013.

AIRLINE NEWS. FLYING FOX AIRWAYS: is a new Malaysian carrier that has acquired an ex-Sriwijaya B737-400 and will start operations by the end of the year. I only mention it here because Changi is one of their planned future destinations (in 2015). SINGAPORE AIRLINES: have passed the first step in setting up an airline in … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 21-Nov-2013

AIRLINE NEWS. JAPAN AIRLINES: JA821J B787-8 (line/msn 20/34831): delivered 21-Nov. VIETNAM AIRLINES: VN-A327 A321-231 (msn 4826): delivered 19-Nov. OTHER NEWS. VH-ZPD E190 Virgin Australia: seen on SBS. I presume this is coming back from Europe (I seem to recall reading that they go to Lisbon?) after painting. VH-ZPE E190 Virgin Australia: seen on SBS. Presumably … Continue reading »

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N535DS/IN322 Indian Navy P-8

Indian Navy P-8 Number 3 (aka locally as “the puppy”) arrived today. Here’s Craig’s photo.

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Singapore: 20-Nov-2013

AIRLINE NEWS. LUFTHANSA CARGO: appear to have re-routed and re-timed their Wednesday service. [GEC8496] now arrives from FRA/DEL (rather than FRA/ALA) at 15:25 and departs as [GEC8497] to BKK/DEL/FRA (still the same route) at 17:00. Photo opportunity for Craig beckons! I also have to thank Craig for pointing this out to me. MYANMAR AIRWAYS INTERNATIONAL: … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 19-Nov-2013.

AIRLINE NEWS. LION AIR: PK-LKZ B737-8GP/W (line/msn 4687/38740): delivered 15-Nov. THY: TC-JNV A330-243 (msn 529): delivered 19-Nov. Ex A9C-KH MOVEMENTS ROUND-UP. Changi: A6-DCC, the Etihad A330F that arrived yesterday, departed for Cebu this afternoon. I presume it was typhoon aid related. I also wonder if the Volga IL76 is going to the Philippines too. The … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 18-Nov-2013.

AIRLINE NEWS. INDONESIA AIRASIA: PK-AZJ A320-216 (msn 5153): Departed from Changi today. Ex JA01AJ. HEX CODES. PK-AZJ A320-216 (msn 5153): 8A0442 PK-JBE Bell 429 (msn 57040): still pinging A56D6C which equates to its old reg of N449QB MOVEMENTS ROUND-UP. Changi: JA01AJ, the Japan AirAsia A320, departed tonight as PK-AZJ. Boeing 767-200 Z-WPE left for Kuwait … Continue reading »

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Singapore: 17-Nov-2013.

AIRLINE NEWS. SCOOT: Catching up, 9V-OTF B773 entered service on 15-Nov on SCO86 to Qingdao and Shenyang MOVEMENTS ROUND-UP. Changi: There were a few biz today. Nothing that’s not been in before though. B-LOL and B-LSC Challengers, PK-RJP Legacy, and VP-BCC G550 were the smaller biz. 9H-MCE a Comlux A319 was the big boy. With … Continue reading »

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