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User currently offlineUnited777 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1657 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 4228 times:

I was looking at the A340-500 site on emirates.com site and I noticed that Vancouver is on there possible destination for the A340-500. I know before that happens they will start flights to JFK and SFO. It is possbile though they will start flights to YVR? Is there a market for them there?

I think if they do start YVR service they would do it for the Indian market also. There are many Indians in the Vancouver area that connect in Asia or Europe for flights to India. They would for sure get many passengers going to India also.

Farhan
Seattle, USA

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User currently offlineNeo From Brazil, joined Jan 2001, 671 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4129 times:

I think it is very unlikely to happen.......

Don't expect them to go to YVR anytime soon, as you said they will open up SFO, LAX, ORD, JFK, YYZ before.

Rgs,

Neo


User currently offlineBehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4716 posts, RR: 44
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 4043 times:

It is a planned route of the future and I would advise EK not to fly NONSTOP from DXB to YVR but rather fly DXB-DEL-YVR on an A 345 over the Pacific 3 times a week. There is enormous demand from YVR to India especially northern India via DEL airport connections!!!

User currently offlineMohan From India, joined Nov 2003, 78 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 3933 times:

I dont think they will get the rights to fly DEL to vancouver from India.unless and untill they hand over dawood

( Now Dawood is India's enemy No. 1 and most wanted) he shuttles betwen Pakistan & UAE a lot) he used to be based in Dubai earlier

EKs increase to india was a way of the India govt. to thank them after they handed over some of Dawoods men recently. Thats when EK was allowed to fly to Cochin & given additional frequencies to Hyderabad


User currently offlineBehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4716 posts, RR: 44
Reply 4, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 3885 times:

Yeah well remember AI is also very much dependant on the DXB route and they have put in 6 additional flights from India this winter to DXB.

For letting them fly DEL-YVR...DXB anyways has an open sky policy so they can let AI fly from DXB to Africa-BEY-Europe etc and in this way both parties benefit!!!


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