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BA Replaces B772 With B744 In EZE, GRU And GIG  
User currently offlineArgentina From Argentina, joined Aug 2000, 374 posts, RR: 12
Posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3475 times:

From November 1st, BA will replace B772 on the routes to South American cities of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires. From that date, they will use B747-400.

Those flights are:

BA 247/6 LHR-GRU-EZE-GRU-LHR (4 weekly)
BA 247/6 LHR-GRU-GIG-GRU-LHR (3 weekly)

This changes follows those announced for BOG and CCS routes, which will be served by B772 instead of B763 from October onwards.

Bob

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User currently offlineS.p.a.s. From Liechtenstein, joined Mar 2001, 967 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3285 times:

Nice news Bob..

BA has been changing the equipment on this route over the past years, actually, the 744 will be returning to this flights with this move.

Can you confirm if dep/arr times will be kept? ie. morning arrival and mid afternoon departure?

Gran saludos desde San Pablo

Renato



"ad astra per aspera"
User currently offlineHB-IWC From Indonesia, joined Sep 2000, 4505 posts, RR: 72
Reply 2, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3273 times:

With the economy steadily recovering in Argentina, I strongly believe it is only a matter of time before EZE gets back its non-stop flights from Heathrow. Lufthansa has already returned its daily non-stop operations last December, Air France is about to make EZE a single station without the SCL tag, and KLM is also said to be contemplating a return to EZE.



[Edited 2004-06-25 02:54:16]

User currently offlineArcano From Chile, joined Mar 2004, 2408 posts, RR: 23
Reply 3, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3225 times:

Air France is about to make EZE a single station without the SCL tag

What do you mean by this? AF still schedule CDG-EZE-SCL, I don't think they're starting non stop SCL-CDG again



in order: 721,146,732,763,722,343,733,320,772,319,752,321,88,83,744,332,100,738, 333, 318, 77W, 78, 773 and 380
User currently offlineHB-IWC From Indonesia, joined Sep 2000, 4505 posts, RR: 72
Reply 4, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3166 times:

The non-stop CDG-DCL is very much in the cards again and due to start somewhere next winter, according to my sources at the airline. I think this has even been mentionned in here before.



User currently offlineArcano From Chile, joined Mar 2004, 2408 posts, RR: 23
Reply 5, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3130 times:

Really!?!?!?

IB/LA/AF and LH are tough competitors in Chile/Europe market (winning LA and IB so far). If this is true, I think AF goes after gaining marketshare. paris grew a lot as a destination when they did the non stop. Let's cross the fingers, it would be great to have another non stop to europe.

Thanks for the info.

)(



in order: 721,146,732,763,722,343,733,320,772,319,752,321,88,83,744,332,100,738, 333, 318, 77W, 78, 773 and 380
User currently offlineArgentina From Argentina, joined Aug 2000, 374 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2971 times:

Prezado Renato

Here you have the schedules for LHR-GRU-EZE-GRU-LHR B744 flights:

BA247/04NOV«
LHR GRU 2100 0550 ‡1 M /M /M 744 10.50 10.50 5896 N
GRU EZE 0710 0950 3.40 15.50 1056

BA246/05NOV«
EZE GRU 1320 1555 744 1.35 1.35 1056
GRU LHR 1655 0715 ‡1 M /M /M 12.20 14.55 5896 N

Voce trabalha na Varig?


User currently offlineJJMNGR From Brazil, joined May 2004, 1018 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2963 times:

I have news that AF is going to change Airbus in GIG for B744 also.

User currently offlineS.p.a.s. From Liechtenstein, joined Mar 2001, 967 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 3 days ago) and read 2892 times:

Howdy Argentina,

Thanks for the schedule.. I was wondering if I would be able to photograph or not this flights.

No I don't work for Varig, I worked quite a long time for swissair (at GRU) and now I work for a cargo airline based at Campinas/Viracopos airport.

I miss those swissair flights to BUE, had some nice weekends at Baires...

Saludos

Renato



"ad astra per aspera"
User currently offlineArgentina From Argentina, joined Aug 2000, 374 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2874 times:

Are you Salzinger, the famous photographer?  Smile/happy/getting dizzy If so I must say your pics are very good!


User currently offlineS.p.a.s. From Liechtenstein, joined Mar 2001, 967 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2851 times:

Indeed I'm Salzinger...

But the fact that I'm famous is news to me...

Muchas gracias por los elogios,

Saludos

Renato




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