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Re: Seen at FAJS/FAOR (OR Tambo)

Unread post by Bearcat » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:01 pm

Thanks Ray ... you are thriving staying close to FAOR :)
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Unread post by Ray W » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:05 am

Just a quick visit to the soccer field this morning
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Unread post by Darren Hill » Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:02 pm

An interesting spot of a Mango A320, registration ZS-GAL seen at FAOR on Thursday 8 November 2018. Interestingly, also saw a Kulula A320, however, wasn't able to photograph it (Seems like Ray Watts got a nice shot of it). Anyone know why both Mango and Kulula (Comair) are leasing A320's from Global Aviation when they both have fleets of Boeing B737's. Wouldn't that pose a problem with crew standardization and maintenance?

Edit: I see Ray beat me to posting ZS-GAL :lol:
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Re: Seen at FAJS/FAOR (OR Tambo)

Unread post by Bluepoole » Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:24 am

Darren Hill wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:02 pm
Anyone know why both Mango and Kulula (Comair) are leasing A320's from Global Aviation when they both have fleets of Boeing B737's. Wouldn't that pose a problem with crew standardization and maintenance?
It has been discussed on here before. Kulula and Mango lease these A320's from Global Aviation because they experienced maintenance delays from SAAT and didn't have enough frames available for their schedules...they also use it now to increase capacity over the upcoming holiday season.

They "wet lease" it from Global, meaning Global supplies their own crew to operate it, so no worries for Kulula and Mango in terms of crew standardization. Global obviously also take care of the maintenance (just like you don't have to worry who services the Datsun Go you rent from Avis :lol: )
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Unread post by Anton Nel » Sat Nov 17, 2018 4:30 pm

Airbus A340-600
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Unread post by Ray W » Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:34 pm

Some from today - the weather wasn't perfect but good enough

SAX DH8 ZS-YBR
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Safair B737-800 ZS-SJU
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Cemair B1900 ZS-PKB
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Mango B737-800 ZS-SJL
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SA Airlink EMB145 ZS-ALJ
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Emirates A380 A6-EOP
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Unread post by Ray W » Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:39 pm

DHL Namibia Reims Cessna F406 V5-WAK. First time I've seen this one.
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Unread post by Ray W » Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:40 pm

Cargolux B747F LX-JCV. First time I've seen this one.
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Unread post by Ray W » Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:41 pm

Air Botswana's new ATR72. Haven't seen this one before either
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Unread post by Ray W » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:15 am

Some taken at the football club - it was too darned hot to stay long.

Global Aviations A340 2-RLAV. She been standing here since June 2018
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