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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Taipei TPE round-up: 07-Oct-14-Oct.

So where was I? Ah yes, October 7. I’ll restart there. Little more than maintenance movements really. 07-OCT Forgot to mention last time that ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS B763 JA616A arrived at EGAT for maintenance. 9H-VJU GL6T: (arr/-) Maintenance: JA616A B763 All Nippon: (08:34/-) from NRT as [NH8415] HS-STB B744 Orient Thai: I-NDMJ B763 NEOS: (arr … Continue reading »

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China Airlines B737-800 B-18608 (and another one)

Back in the day, they used to say that the sort of grief I am going through with the CAL A350 Entry into Service was character building, Well, friends and neighbours, let me tell you that these days my character is pretty much built. Still, I knew what I was signing up for and at … Continue reading »

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Taipei TPE round-up; 29-SEP to 07-OCT.

In order to keep things topical, here’s a very brief round-up of interesting movements at TPE over the last week or so. 29-SEP Nothing to report other than CATHAY PACIFIC A350s B-LRA (late morning) and B-LRB (nightstopping). 30-SEP UPS MD11 N254UP which had been here a couple of days departed to ICN in the early … Continue reading »

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B-18662 B737-8AL and B-16226 Airbus A321-231

With all the excitement of my own delivery last Saturday (1-OCT), I missed the fact that the island got 2 other new aircraft on the same day. B-18662 B737-8AL/W (6073/61795) was delivered to CHINA AIRLINES. It entered service on 2-OCT as [CI7915] to Rangoon. B-16226 A321-211/S (7317) was delivered to EVA AIRWAYS. It entered service … Continue reading »

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More of B-18901 A350-941

I’m in the middle of the Entry Into Service (EIS) of the A350 into CHINA AIRLINES’ fleet and it’s proving to be an interesting one. So there’s not going to be much in the way of blogging for another couple of weeks. I am currently in Kaohsiung and I did manage to capture some images … Continue reading »

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B-18901 A350-941

As promised, courtesy of Steven Weng, here’s a photo of B-18901 landing at Taipei on Saturday 1st October. Smiley Taipei, 4-Oct-2016.

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V Air cease operations

TRANSASIA’s low-cost subsidiary V AIR operated its last service on 30-SEP-2016 when A321 B-22608 flew as [ZV213] from CNX to TPE. It landed in the early hours of 1st October and that was that. All four of V AIR’s aicraft (A320s B-22316, B-22320, and A321s B-22608, B-22610) are now back with TRANSASIA. B-22610 has already been painted in TNA’s … Continue reading »

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China Airlines take delivery of their 1st A350

Well, it’s here. I was too involved in various activities to be able to get any photos (I was given one of it landing but it’s not really good enough for the blog) but I am sure I’ll get some of it soon. For local readers of this blog, I can tell you that B-18901 … Continue reading »

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