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Airports That Have Only One Intercontinental Flt?  
User currently offlineMozart From Luxembourg, joined Aug 2003, 2186 posts, RR: 13
Posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4699 times:

There are some airports which usually have only domestic or continental traffic, but then there is ONE flight there going intercont. Which ones?

I can think of SAN, which had (or had?) BA going to London, but the rest was all Americas (USA, Canada, MEX).

Also Bangalore (Lufthansa), Venice (delta), Nice (Delta).

Any others?

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User currently offlinePROSA From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5644 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4673 times:

RDU (AA to LGW) and CLE (CO to LGW) are two possibilities.


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User currently offlineMozart From Luxembourg, joined Aug 2003, 2186 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4666 times:

Thinking of it, what about PDX? There is the LH flight, what about those trans-pacific services that existed (DL to NRT I think)?

User currently offlineKempa From Brazil, joined Aug 2003, 373 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4625 times:

I believe the daily flight FOR-LIS and LIS-FOR on TP is the only intercontinental at FOR.

User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12118 posts, RR: 49
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4608 times:
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Since when do you not count Mexico and Canada as International? Transatlantic might have been a better title.


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User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12118 posts, RR: 49
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4595 times:
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Cleveland also has flights to YYZ, scheduled flights to CUN also charter flights to CUN, and a slew of charters to the caribbean as well.


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User currently offlineHlywdCatft From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 5321 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4588 times:

**Since when do you not count Mexico and Canada as International? Transatlantic might have been a better title.**

The title says INTERCONTINENTAL.


User currently offlineBoieng747-400 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4554 times:

Nice (Delta)

Actually Nice also has Emirates which flies from Dubai (via Rome) and Air Transat from Montreal Mirabel.

Tim


User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12118 posts, RR: 49
Reply 8, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4539 times:
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If you flew from NYC to MEX that would be intercontinental.


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User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8142 posts, RR: 54
Reply 9, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4523 times:

I don't think so Luv2fly - since when was Mexico in South America?


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User currently offlinePROSA From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5644 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4514 times:

If you flew from NYC to MEX that would be intercontinental.

Mexico is geographically part of North America. Note the name of the trade agreement it has with the United States and Canada - the North American Free Trade Agreement (or is it Association?), better known as NAFTA.



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User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 11, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4515 times:

Until recently, LYS had only one scheduled intercontinental flight; DL to ATL. They also had the occasional transatlantic charter.
Now they don't have any scheduled transatlantic traffic at all  Sad
Will



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User currently offlineMozart From Luxembourg, joined Aug 2003, 2186 posts, RR: 13
Reply 12, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4505 times:

Not everyone might agree with my definition, but here's what I had in mind when saying intercont, i.e. these are the continents:
- North/Central America & Carribean
- South America
- Asia
- Australia/Oceania
- Europe

You may have different definitions, but for the sake of this thread this is more or less what I had in mind


User currently offlineKempa From Brazil, joined Aug 2003, 373 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4418 times:

Mozart,

Yours is a very strict definition. I think you should add to it a minimum flight time, as very short flights between Venezuela and Aruba, or Colombia and Panama, or Spain and Morocco, or domestic flights inside Russia, Egypt or Turkey would qualify as "intercontinental"

 Big thumbs up
Kempa


User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4401 times:

In addition Nice also has service on:

CTS - YYZ (as well as YMX already mentioned)
SV - JED (seasonal)
AT/FU/AF - CMN (Morocco)
FU/AH - ALG/CZL/ORN (Algeria)
AF/TU - TUN (Tunisia)
TK - IST (Turkey)

Not very long distance most of them, but certainly intercontinental.


User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 15, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4364 times:

I think that what Mozart meant by transcontinental was transatlantic or long-distance flights...flights that last for more than four hours.
Will



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User currently offlineDazeflight From Germany, joined Jun 1999, 580 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4279 times:

@ JGPH1A

IST is in the european part of Istanbul...

ciao
Daniel


User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 15
Reply 17, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4238 times:

From SLC the only flight I can think of is Delta to Hawaii.


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User currently offlineKonrad From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 529 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 4172 times:

Krakow (KRk) has LO service to ORD (a 762/763 mix)

User currently offlineCitationJet From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 2444 posts, RR: 3
Reply 19, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 4156 times:

Luv2fly:
INTERcontinental would mean flights between two different continents.
INTRAcontinental would mean flights within the same continent.
How is NYC to MEX an intercontinental flight?



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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 33025 posts, RR: 71
Reply 20, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 4141 times:

Krakow also has LOT service to Newark on Saturdays and JFK on Thursdays.

FLL has only service to Bogota, Colombia. However, since Aces liquidated, they currently do not have that service. Avianca has DOT approval to now operate to FLL with a 757-200, but they now have to wait for the Colombian government to redistribute the route because AeroRepublica would like to have it too. I believe the redistribution of Aces' routes is on 20 September.



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User currently offlineTrvlr From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4430 posts, RR: 21
Reply 21, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 4124 times:

I think LYS now has service to Réunion several times a week, via Air Bourbon. Not positive, though.

Aaron G.


User currently offlineB4real From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 2646 posts, RR: 5
Reply 22, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4078 times:

SJC - AA to AA), Japan">NRT, any other long-haul flights there.

They also have service to Hawaii, but I don't know if that is an 'intercontinental' flight, it has the distance , but maybe not the destination.

MEX doesn't count, and the CDG flight looks discontinued, nor do I know if we are counting cargo/freight operations.



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User currently offlineSteve6666 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 413 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4059 times:

GCM has 4x weekly LHR on a BA 767, rest is all inter Caribbean and US iirc.


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User currently offlineQANTAS747-438 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1969 posts, RR: 2
Reply 24, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4022 times:

Ontario Airport - ONT used to have an Air Canada flight... Ontario to Ontario. That was around 1999 or 2000 or so. Not anymore, though.


My posts/replies are strictly my opinion and not that of any company, organization, or Southwest Airlines.
25 GeneralA : STR has one daily nostop flight to ATL (Delta Air Lines)
26 GALLO_MEXICO : Montevideo-Madrid, PLUNA
27 MAH4546 : Grand Cayman's flights to London Heathrow stop in Nassau. Montevideo's flights to Madrid stop in Rio de Janeiro. Montevideo also has AA and UA with sa
28 Noise : YOW-LHR with AC YHZ/YYT-LHR with AC
29 N670UW : Pittsburgh will soon when US drops PIT-LGW. It'll be just the A330 to FRA.
30 Post contains images Airdolomiti : VCE has the daily DL flight to JFK as mentioned (5x weekly in the winter schedule), plus in summer we often get Skyservice A330s from YYZ, sometimes d
31 CanadianNorth : Condor flies Tuesdays and Thurdays FRA-YXY with the 767-300 from may to september......... the rest of the flts into YXY are all headed to/from Yukon,
32 CALMSP : Actually CO serves more Int. from CLE: CUN, NAS, LGW, YOW, YUL, YHZ
33 Post contains links and images Tavve : It is sad but "my" airport GOT does not have more than one intercontinental scheduled passenger flight per week. It is an IR flight to THR and they us
34 Mozart : Wow, so much more than I thought... wonder what it would have looked like if I had included cargo, there are some really peculiar ones
35 Vimanav : My home airport CCU: BA is the only carrier operating intercontinental pax services from there with B744s. KL is also there, but with a stop in DEL be
36 JGPH1A : Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Is. - 1 weekly flight to LHR (BA253)
37 FLYSSC : Trvlr, your are absolutely right, LYS is served three times weekly nonstop from Saint-Denis/RUN by an Air Bourbon A343. Many small French Airports lik
38 EGGD : I guess we can add BRS to the list, we used to have one service to YYZ in the summer served by Royal Airlines, and now we have a winter flight to the
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