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Tagged With: China Airlines

Bits and pieces: 21-May-2017

CHINA AIRLINES Boeing 737s B-18605 (130/28404) and B-18606 (132/28405) are currently WFU at TPE. ‘605 is all white, and ‘606 is also white but has the remnants of the CAL colour-scheme on its nose. There was also another CAL Boeing 737-800 in bare metal here last week, but I think that was one being repainted … Continue reading »

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Bits and pieces: 03-May-2017

More a case of rumour and conjecture rather than hard facts today. Whatever! CHINA AIRLINES I was told last week that CAL would be retiring all of their passenger Boeing 747-400s by the end of the year. Someone else has now told me that only 2 are being retired this year, with the rest to … Continue reading »

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Bits and pieces

CHINA AIRLINES Despite the fact that their newest Boeing 737-800 is only a couple of months old, CHINA AIRLINES already have any eye on their next narrow-body order. There’s still a long way to go, but the A320neo is being looked upon favorably. I couldn’t possibly comment if that has anything to do with the … Continue reading »

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China Airlines A350-941 B-18902

In contrast to my last post, here’s a much happier missive. CHINA AIRLINES have taken delivery of  A350-941 B-18902 (msn 057) their 2nd A350 and it arrived at Taoyuan just after 1pm local time. It’s using a hex of 89900F which I believe used to belong to P180 Avanti B-23601. I am very pleased to … 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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China Airlines 1st A350 delivery is 30th September.

CHINA AIRLINES (CI/CAL) have announced that they will take delivery of their first A350-900 (B-18901, msn 049) on 30-SEP-2016. Currently I am being told to be ready to meet it in Taipei on the afternoon of 1-OCT-2016 but that may change; watch this space. The CAL A350s will seat 32 in Business, 31 in Premium … Continue reading »

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China Airlines A350-941 registrations

It’s getting closer to the delivery of my new toys (although I believe there’s a delay with the first couple). My own departure is also getting closer. So in honour of that, here’s the registrations of the first ones. B-18901 (msn 049) B-18902 (msn 057) B-18903 (msn 066) B-18905 (msn 073) B-18906 (msn 092) B-18907 … Continue reading »

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