A388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 10258 posts, RR: 15 Posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3140 times:
The question is obvious. I found a photo of a China Airlines Cargo 747-400F at Miami International Airport. Does China Airlines Cargo operate regular cargo flights to Miami, or was it a charter flight? Which Asian airlines used to or are still operating to Miami? Is there a market for Asian airlines to Miami, maybe as a leisure destination? It would be nice to see an Asian airline operating flights to Miami. Japan Airlines or ANA (All Nippon Airways) would be nice to see at Miami
N757KW From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 443 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3123 times:
Yes, it is a regular schedule flight. It use to share with ATL but I am not sure anymore. China Airlines changes their schedules often.
ATL appears to be more popular for Asian cargo carriers. ATL has EVA, China Airlines, Korean Air, and JAL. Only KE offers passenger service from ATL, flights are usually booked to capacity.
Rumors always fly concerning adding service to MIA. I had heard both EVA and Korean are looking at service. Personally, I would love to see KE add service to MIA, save me a lot of trouble transferring freight to Central and South America.
[Edited 2004-07-17 23:37:24]
"What we've got here, is failure to communicate." from Cool Hand Luke
GARUDAROD From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 1537 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3081 times:
China Airlines has been flying into MIA for at least the last 5 years.
At one time the flight came from flew to DFW but as stated above it
now transits ATL and ANC to/from TPE.
KE has had interest in starting MIA for nearly 20years, but for whatever
reasons, they have never started their flights. The closest they come is
a cargo Drop Station where they truck their cargo to ATL & JFK
MAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 33670 posts, RR: 71
Reply 5, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3071 times:
As stated, China Airlines is a regular visitor to Miami. I think three times a week (or is two?). I had thought the routing was MIA-ANC-TPE, but I guess not.
The only other Asian carrier at MIA is El Al Israel Airlines, with two weekly flights to Tel Aviv via Newark (772 during low season; 744 during peak travel).
JAL used to fly to MIA with DC8s in the 1980s, the routing was NRT-ANC-MIA-GRU. Royal Jordanian also flew to MIA in the late 80s/early 90s, routed AMM-VIE-MIA with A310s. That is about it with Asian carriers at MIA, at least passenger-wise.