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Old 3rd Feb 2018, 03:13
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Alliance Airlines VIP Fleet

I have noticed Alliance have purchased 2 "new" Fokkers with VIP configs over the past few months (VH-KBX & VH-VIF)

Does anyone know what they will be used for?

Will make the flights out to the mines a lot nicer!
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Old 3rd Feb 2018, 09:41
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perhaps gearing up for RAAF VIP fleet takeover... Fokkers regionally and domestically and 330 Internationally
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Old 3rd Feb 2018, 12:55
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I heard qf were negotiating to take alliance over.

I thought they were a listed company and would have to disclose the negotiations to the market, but i admit i am not wise to the ways of such things
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Old 3rd Feb 2018, 21:50
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I thought they were a listed company and would have to disclose the negotiations to the market, but i admit i am not wise to the ways of such things

No disclosure of negotiations are required. Dozens of deals are looked at every day but only when consummated is disclosure made generally.
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Old 3rd Feb 2018, 23:46
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If Alliance were negotiating with QF then that would really stuff VA up. Perhaps VA would need to get their own 100 seat aircraft, maybe an E190......
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Old 4th Feb 2018, 05:09
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Apparently there are some, already on the australian register, going cheap
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Old 4th Feb 2018, 09:39
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And the last flight was yesterday, talk about timing.
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Old 9th Feb 2018, 03:55
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If I were an Alliance pilot I wouldn't worry about wearing a captain Stubing uniform just yet
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Old 9th Feb 2018, 05:07
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Originally Posted by billykid View Post
I have noticed Alliance have purchased 2 "new" Fokkers with VIP configs over the past few months (VH-KBX & VH-VIF)

Does anyone know what they will be used for?

Will make the flights out to the mines a lot nicer!
Thought I read somewhere recently that the Dutch government was selling at least one VIP Fokker - might have been more. Alliance will own the lot soon.
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Old 9th Feb 2018, 05:20
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Just because they were purchased in VIP configuration it doesn't mean they will stay that way. There is a limited supply of these aircraft around and if operated in the VIP role they would be well maintained and not used too much. Strip out the interior, installation a standard configuration and away you go.
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Old 22nd Feb 2018, 08:19
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Did I hear right, Alliance with 32 aircraft are branching out into boutique beer production. I guess should suit their VIP fleet. Might be a challenge with DAMP if they make it in the hangar corner
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Old 22nd Feb 2018, 08:27
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Just because they were purchased in VIP configuration it doesn't mean they will stay that way.
It probably does when the company announce them as VIP configuration though.
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Old 22nd Feb 2018, 08:44
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A little birdie tells me that they just signed a deal with a Japanese tour operator (JTB I think) to operate daily flights from each of Brisbane and the Gold Coast to Ayers Rock.
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Old 22nd Feb 2018, 09:18
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Shouldn’t be a shortage of type rated crews on the market looking for a decent paying job as well.
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Alliance Airlines signs partnership with Japan?s JTB | Australian Aviation
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Old 22nd Feb 2018, 10:15
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Shouldn’t be a shortage of type rated crews on the market looking for a decent paying job as well.
I wouldn't think that Alliance pay particularly well but it might be enough to tempt a few Air Niugini pilots. It would be a nice "beer money" job for an older CX or EK pilot who's made his pile and wants to come home.
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