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LH Just Coordinated MUC-YVR From June  
User currently offlineSailorOrion From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 2058 posts, RR: 6
Posted (10 years 5 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3262 times:

I just got info from mucforum.de that LH has coordinated 3 weekly flights from MUC to YVR starting in June. Whether these are just "slot reservations" or serious intentions for that route is not yet known, new information is expected in a couple of days. The new flight to Lahore seems to be introduced from FRA.

It seems that LH might give up their plans of starting MUC-PEK in favor of MUC-YVR. Obviously LH partners wish to fly that route instead (mentioned are Air Canada with 3 weekly 744 flights and Varig (!!) with GRU-MUC-PEK).

Pretty good summer we're going to get anyways.

SailorOrion

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User currently offlineMunich From Germany, joined Mar 2002, 155 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3202 times:

>>Quote SailorOrion: ...mentioned are Air Canada with 3 weekly 744 flights...<<

Sorry SailorOrion, I think you mean Air China ( CA )!




Regards! Robert alias munich
User currently offlineSailorOrion From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 2058 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3198 times:

er .... right Big grin

SailorOrion


User currently offlineYVR1968 From Australia, joined Feb 2004, 704 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3190 times:

Wow!

That would be awesome! If this happens, YVR is really on an international expansion path. Maybe they better build the new gates at the international terminal quickly!

I guess we'll just have to wait and see.



User currently offlineSpyderz From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 651 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 5 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3077 times:

A MUC-YVR flight would make great sense since YVR-FRA is always filled to capacity during the summer. It was the last route to be served by a 742 due to its large capacity and with the 346 being introduced on the route, I believe their is a slight reduction in capacity. Another 2-class aircraft on a MUC-YVR would help fill the Germany-western Canada summer demand.

User currently offlineJohnnybgoode From Germany, joined Jan 2001, 2187 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2925 times:

it would be wonderful if Varig returned to MUC and especially, if they continued their flights to PEK!

it might be interesting to note that in the mid-nineties, Varig already planned to introduce a GRU-FRA-PEK flight, or at least examined that possibility.

exciting news!
daniel



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User currently offlineConnector4you From Canada, joined May 2001, 932 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (10 years 5 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2861 times:

Vancouver - Germany . . . Low capacity, high air-fares. If you try to book seats to FRA you are currently rerouted trough Montreal and Toronto ?!

Even with a 3 weekly YVR-MUC seats on the route would still be sold at a premium.




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Did anybody else hear that rumor about Swiss International Airlines starting ZRH-YVR in the summer?






User currently offlineB-HOX From Canada, joined Aug 2000, 226 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (10 years 5 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2829 times:

Speaking of rumours, isnt Air Tahiti Nui starting a PPT-YVR-CDG soon? and Air France was reasearching on a YVR-CDG market too.......

User currently offlineJayce From Canada, joined Nov 1999, 520 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (10 years 5 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2817 times:

I haven't heard anything about the Swiss rumour, though I remember a few years ago Swissair and Air Canada code-shared on a route from YVR-YYC-ZRH during the summer season.

B-HOX: I heard that for some government reason, Air France is currently unable to serve CDG-YVR?



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User currently offlineMyk From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 455 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (10 years 5 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2796 times:

rumors are talking about PPT-YVR without continuation du CDG.

User currently offlineAirbus Lover From Malaysia, joined Apr 2000, 3248 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (10 years 5 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2734 times:

This is great news!

I agree that the flights are always packed and last October when I tried booking a flight it was not available at all. Flights were routed through AC flights or via the US with UA or to PDX.

This should ease the traffic a bit!

Good news for us YVR spotters.


User currently offlineSailorOrion From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 2058 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (10 years 5 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2637 times:

The YVR-MUC seems more and more likely as I have heard that MUC-PEK will not be operated by LH this year, but both RG and CA are just considering those flights (RG from GRU)

SailorOrion


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