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Colombian President This Week To Europe...but How?  
User currently offlineWimpycol From Netherlands, joined Aug 2001, 484 posts, RR: 5
Posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2229 times:

President Uribe travels tomorrow to Europe (Belgium, France and Italy) for a week visit (see article, Spanish)
http://eltiempo.terra.com.co/poli/2004-02-08/ARTICULO-WEB-_NOTA_INTERIOR-1504057.html

my question is:
I know that the Colombian government will get the Boeing 737-73Q BBJ soon as new presidential airplane.
But until this day ...How will Uribe travel? Does he get the FAC-1201??
Or will he travel with AF or IB to Europe?

Thanks in advance
saludos
Wimpy "hoor je overal"




Colombia... can't wait to be there again!!!!!!!!!!
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User currently offlineAnxebla From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2208 times:

Winpycol:
I saw to F.Santos,Colombia's vice-president in a IB's A-340,first class in Sep of 2002 between MAD and BOG (I was in that plane).Maybe It's possible to see Mr.Uribe in a regular flight (with a high security and protection,of course)


User currently offlineSoAmSky From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 310 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2189 times:

Easy, he's riding Juan Valdez mule Big grin

I'm just kidding!!!!!!



Soar the blue of the South American Sky
User currently offlineWimpycol From Netherlands, joined Aug 2001, 484 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2180 times:

Anxebla

yes i think it's possible too.
In 2001 my mother had atrip BOG-CDG on AF with President Pastrana on board!
She didn't liked the flight... there was a high security and special protection.(they claimed all first and part of business)..and she got a extra delay of 5 hours... all because of one man.. thank you mister Pastrana !

Well Uribe could also fly with AV. Daily flight BOG-MAD-BOG.

saludos
wimpycol



Colombia... can't wait to be there again!!!!!!!!!!
User currently offlineAnxebla From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2154 times:

Yankee
Do you has been in other place than Alabama? I'm afraid no...
And I'm not just kidding  Big thumbs up Colombia is more than Coffee,drugs and Juan Valdez..this is for your personal information...poor yankee
By the way...sometimes I think US is just hamburgers,The Simpsons and fat peoples.Of course,this is not true,but people like you changes my opinion about United States....
Greetings from Madrid,Spain (Yes,Spain,in Europe not in Mexico)


User currently offlineSoAmSky From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 310 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2131 times:

Anxebla

What's going on?. Take it easy!! I did not mention drugs or anything bad about Colombia. Coffee and Juan Valdez are good things. I just played an innocent joke, that's all. Please no hard feelings.



Soar the blue of the South American Sky
User currently offlineSoAmSky From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 310 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2124 times:

Anxebla

I think Mr Uribe can get there on a "chiva Colombiana" Big grin



Soar the blue of the South American Sky
User currently offlineJuanr From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2082 times:

Well, I have not been able to get an official confirmation of Uribe's flight but I think he is flying with AF because Paris is closer to Belgium (his first destination) than MAD.

Anyway, the Chiva would be better according with his personality. Jajajaja  Smile

Juan
SKBO


User currently offlineSOUTHAMERICA From Colombia, joined Dec 2003, 2497 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2041 times:


Good question. He may be traveling in a commercial flight as you guys have said. But, on the other hand, it's kinda strange to think that the second most protected man on Earth will be traveling in a simple scheduled flight.


SOUTHAMERICA


User currently offlineHNLFlyboy From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 321 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2007 times:

Has anyone thought of NetJets.....? The government will probably charter a general aviation a/c for this trip. GS VSP comes to mind...

User currently offlineWimpycol From Netherlands, joined Aug 2001, 484 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1989 times:

holas;

Juan
Yes AF is the best option for him to go to Belgium, and I miss the chivas here in Holanda. I really like to ride in a chiva in Colombia with music, drinks and beautiful girls. Colombia knows how to party.

SOUTHAMERICA
you also got a good point.... But, on the other hand, it's kinda strange to think that the second most protected man on Earth will be traveling in a simple scheduled flight.......

I know that the Dutch government uses KLM for their trips outside Europe and these are also simple scheduled flights.......but within Europe they use their F70.
I'm not sure on this but why is it that Colombian presidents don't travel with AV to Europe?? Pastrana also traveled with AF to France, while AV had their BOG-CDG-BOG route??
I think in the future this will be over when Colombia gets their first B737-73Q BBJ


WILLEM




Colombia... can't wait to be there again!!!!!!!!!!
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