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OC Transpo Route 95

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  1. Air Canada has reconfigured 3 of its Boeing 777-300 aircraft to accommodate cargo only operations. They have removed over 400 seats, allowing double the cargo capacity. Air Canada will also be flying special cargo-only flights to domestic and international destinations using a combination of 777s and 787s, including the 3 converted 777s mentioned above. So far, Air Canada has operated 40 all-cargo flights since March 22 and plans to operate up to 20 all-cargo flights per week, in addition to current scheduled flights to London, Paris, Frankfurt, and Hong Kong. More info here: https:/
  2. In case anyone was interested, the world's largest cargo plane is back in the air today after long-term maintenance! While a few test flights were done a couple of weeks ago around its home base in Kyiv, this is the first long-distance/commercial flight for the aircraft since September 2018. The AN-225 (UR-82060) is en route to China to collect medical supplies this morning. It is currently flying as ferry flight ADB354F to China; via Almaty, Kazakhstan for fuel, according to Flightradar24 on Twitter. More info on the AN 225 helping COVID-19 relief efforts: https://www.
  3. I sent you a PM with some more info regarding the video description of the 120 aircraft that were parked. Hope it helps While we're on the subject, WestJet is in fact still flying within Canada. According to WestJet, they are still operating domestic flights within Canada. This is from WestJet's coronavirus information page: https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/travel-info/coronavirus According to the webpage, they have only suspended U.S. and international flights as of March 22. Flights within Canada are still running, albeit with many reductions in service levels. This explai
  4. KLM has announced that 2 of its Boeing 747 Combi's will temporarily take to the sky again to haul cargo. They tweeted about it this morning. Quote: "We join hands with @philips and the Dutch government to create a special cargo air bridge between the Netherlands and China to transport essential medical supplies. Because of the major shortage of cargo capacity, two Boeing 747 Combi’s will temporarily take to the sky again."
  5. It (the E190) probably went to Marana to collect the air crews that flew the A320s and B767s down, and return them to YYZ. For example: On April 3, British Airways sent 5 of their 747s to Teruel, Spain for storage, then used an A320 (G-EUUR) to bring the crews back to Heathrow (as flight BA9253).
  6. Flightradar24 showing that E190 registered C-FMZD is heading to Marana as AC2337 from Toronto. Scheduled departure from YYZ at 6:30am. EDIT: Departed YYZ at 6:44am.
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