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"yes" At SFO Today  
User currently offlineLegacyins From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 2323 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3059 times:

There was a special charter visitor to SFO this afternoon. An all white 767 with "yes" on the side and a green emblem on the tail was at A2. The arrivals board stated that this was an Iceland Air flight 838. There were 245 PAX on board. This flight was a non-stop Reykjavik-SFO route.

Just curious to know if anyone has info on this airline.

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User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 19309 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2993 times:

It's a Portuguese charter airline that operates mostly L1011s on their longhaul charters. You should feel lucky since you are one of the few to see a 767 in Yes colors.

E pur si muove -Galileo
User currently offlineBig777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2956 times:

Flight Number ICE838
Owner / Operator Icelandair

Aircraft Type B763
Manufacturer / Model
Serial Number
Model Year / Cert Date
Flight Plan Received 11-11-2003 17:42
Planned Alt 350
Planned Speed M080
Planned Dep 11-11-2003 18:05
Actual Dep
Last Visited
Planned Arrival 11-11-2003 18:05
Estimated Arrival
Actual Arrival 11-11-2003 19:56
Last Position 3735N 12218W
Speed 144
Altitude 010
Last Update 11-11-2003 19:51

User currently offlineWhynotTu204 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 95 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2914 times:

Looks like it's the only 767 they've got...

User currently offlineJohnboy From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 2663 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2717 times:

I saw this plane also, as I arrived on BA 285 from LHR. I assumed it was a routine Mexican resort charter flight.

User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2665 times:


Interesting airplane at SFO. Yes infact is a portuguese airline that belongs part to TAP and part to a portuguese operator called Abreu Travel. They indeed used a L1011-500 and they got this 767 a few months ago. My feeling is that plane only was used during the peak summer season to fly the portuguese tourists to places in Northern Brazil, Punta Cana, Santo Domingo.

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