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User currently offlineSevenair From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 1728 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3661 times:

Can anyone think of airlines which fly to US direct from Middle East-i having trouble finding any regular services.

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User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3647 times:

RJ has 4 weekly flights from AMM to JFK with 340
LY has flights to the US as well

SV and KU also offer flights into the US and GF will start services soon

[Edited 2003-11-11 15:19:06]


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User currently offline7E7 From Australia, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 159 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3588 times:

Urm, MH via DXB to NY? do they still have it

User currently offlineEurostarVA From Bahrain, joined May 2002, 1296 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3557 times:

EgyptAir flies to New York (and in the past operated to Los Angeles) with 777 / A340 equipment.


If there is a will, there is a way
User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 33
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3556 times:

7E7
MH is Malaysia Airlines, Malaysia Airlines is from Malaysia and Malaysia it self, well, I don't think that it is in the Middle East.

But yes, MAS still offers the KUL-DXB-EWR vv. run.



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User currently offlineCospn From Northern Mariana Islands, joined Oct 2001, 1619 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3501 times:

AND CO EWR-TLV...with Arabic subtitles on the movies..

User currently offlineSevenair From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 1728 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3449 times:

maybe thats why there are no drirect US airlines serving the Mid-east-the Mid east airlines already-too many cooks spoil the broth

User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8092 posts, RR: 54
Reply 7, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3448 times:

Saudia: Jeddah and Riyadh to JFK and Washington
Kuwait Airways: Kuwait City to JFK
Royal Jordanian: Amman to JFK; also seasonal to Detroit
Malaysia: Dubai to Newark
Egyptair: Cairo to JFK and LAX



fly Saha Air 707s daily from Tehran's downtown Mehrabad to Mashhad, Kish Island and Ahwaz
User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 33
Reply 8, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3381 times:

Cedarjet
All airlines you listed have already been mentioned and as I said before, Malaysia isn't a Middle East Airline. Same for Cospn, I didn't know that having Arabic subtitles does make a US carrier a Middle Eastern one ...

Sevenair
I doubt that there would be enough market for US carriers to fly into the Middle East. Middle Eastern carriers have might have more political interest than economical interest in flying to the US.



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User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 17439 posts, RR: 46
Reply 9, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3370 times:

I think 9/11 and that part of the world's proclivity to bombing and hijacking planes in the 70s, 80s, and 90s, put a damper on US Airlines' interest in serving the Middle East. I really don't think lack of passengers is the problem.


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User currently offlineMandala499 From Indonesia, joined Aug 2001, 6844 posts, RR: 75
Reply 10, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 3340 times:

Cospn...
"AND CO EWR-TLV...with Arabic subtitles on the movies.."

That's a nice touch! Big grin

Mandala499



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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32731 posts, RR: 72
Reply 11, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3321 times:

Royal Jordanian Airlines:

AMM-JFK-AMM (343)
AMM-ORD-AMM (343)
AMM-ORD-DTW-AMM (343)

El Al Israel Airlines:
TLV-JFK-TLV (772/744)
TLV-EWR-TLV (772/744)
TLV-EWR-MIA-EWR-TLV (772/744)
TLV-EWR-ORD-EWR-TLV (772)
TLV-YYZ-LAX-YYZ-TLV (762)

Saudi Arabian Airlines:
RUH-JED-JFK-IAD-JFK-JED-RUH (744)

MAS:
KUL-DXB-EWR-DXB-KUL (772)

Continental Airlines:
TLV-EWR-TLV (772)

EgyptAir:
CAI-JFK-YUL-JFK-CAI (772)

Kuwait Airlines:
KWI-JFK-KWI (772)
KWI-LHR-JFK-LHR-KWI (772)
KWI-AMS-ORD-AMS-KWI (343)



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User currently offlineAirzim From Zimbabwe, joined Jun 2001, 1205 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3278 times:

Royal Air Maroc CMN-JFK-CMN

User currently offlineBA From United States of America, joined May 2000, 11153 posts, RR: 59
Reply 13, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3266 times:

MAH4546,

Royal Jordanian doesn't operate any A340-300s. They operate A340-200s.

Regards



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