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Skyservice, New Site, Book Online  
User currently offlineAirman99o From Canada, joined Aug 1999, 975 posts, RR: 1
Posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 2713 times:

WOW shocked that I am seeing this, Looks nice from the first page, the rest of the site still needs a little updating, but can now book direct with Skyservice for the Italy Program, and soon to be the Belgrade / Zagreb program. Funny on one of the headers there is a picture of a 767 in full skyservice colors. Gotta love photo shop  Hope this will mean a few more destinations will come our way, seeing we have a few new landing rights, hope the people upstairs will take full advantage of this.

www.skyserviceairlines.com

[Edited 2007-03-21 17:02:29]


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User currently offlineVonRichtofen From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 4627 posts, RR: 36
Reply 1, posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 2604 times:

Hmmm, it seems you can only book online on flights to Rome or Venice. And whenever I put in dates it said there's "no availibility" no matter what date I put in. Could this be a glitch?

I hope they expand the online bookings, it would be sweet to be able to book some of their really cheap sell off seats to Europe!!

Kris



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User currently offlineJoKeR From Serbia, joined Nov 2004, 2238 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 2596 times:

When are the BEG/ZAG flights expected to commence, any updates?


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User currently offlineAirman99o From Canada, joined Aug 1999, 975 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (7 years 6 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2455 times:

Do Believe they want them to start the second week of June, the BEG ZAG flights. I don't know the sched. but I do believe they show the dates in the site somewhere. Not sure of a glitch or if the site is fully up and running yet.


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User currently offlineLnglive1011yyz From Canada, joined Oct 2003, 1608 posts, RR: 15
Reply 4, posted (7 years 6 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2443 times:

Quoting Airman99o (Thread starter):
Funny on one of the headers there is a picture of a 767 in full skyservice colors. Gotta love photo sho

Actually, Skyservice flew the 767 last year.

They literally slammed one of them into the runway in the Dominican (if i remember correctly), and the plane was out of comission for a while, while they fixed the problems!



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Perhaps it's not as photoshopped as you though  Wink

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User currently offlineSLCUT2777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 4079 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (7 years 6 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2433 times:

Quoting Lnglive1011yyz (Reply 4):
Actually, Skyservice flew the 767 last year.

They literally slammed one of them into the runway in the Dominican (if i remember correctly), and the plane was out of comission for a while, while they fixed the problems!

I think that was an airbus A320 @PUJ back in May of 2005. That said, it will be interesting with this direct booking feature how well they are able to do with the Tour operators (Signature, SunQuest).



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User currently offlineYYZA330 From Canada, joined May 2006, 51 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (7 years 6 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2400 times:

"Hmmm, it seems you can only book online on flights to Rome or Venice. And whenever I put in dates it said there's "no availibility" no matter what date I put in. Could this be a glitch?"

Not sure, I did try this myself and it did work. Some flights I'm sure are already sold out. Another reason could be that we may not have access to all seats on flights. I'm sure airman or I will get back to you all on this.

As for BEG/ZAG: see http://www.747travel.on.ca (June 18th-Sep 11th)

It's nice to see the new look. Very smart, but the guts inside the site need a total re-vamp as well. I'm sure that's coming.


FYI,
YYZA330

[Edited 2007-03-22 18:04:56]

User currently offlineYYZA330 From Canada, joined May 2006, 51 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (7 years 6 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2398 times:

P.S. Fore some detailed seat maps, check this out. http://www.seatselection.com/SeatSel...view.aspx?alias=sqv&lang=EN&mytid=

The first seat map you will see is the A330-300 config for this summer.  Smile To view all other a/c, click on the a/c type on the left, and click "Look Up" No need for a flight# if you just want to see seat configs.


Enjoy!  Smile


User currently offlineAirman99o From Canada, joined Aug 1999, 975 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (7 years 6 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2315 times:

Sorry that has been two years since we had that piece of crap. Well Almost two years, And the 767 on the letter head was photo shoped with Skyservice HOUSE colors. The ones we had flying for us were in Sunquest colors. The plane in Question that was in PUJ was the 767 REG C-GLMC. Back in My Travel's fleet in full MYT colors. Hope to never see those things again in the fleet. Not sure how this is working out with our Tour Operators. They agreed to something of us selling our own seats on only a portion of the plane, I think they may resort back to us (skyservice ) before the flight departs. How long before, not sure, Or what percentage of the plane is ours.

[Edited 2007-03-23 00:07:46]


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User currently offlineSLCUT2777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 4079 posts, RR: 11
Reply 9, posted (7 years 6 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2275 times:

Quoting Airman99o (Reply 8):
The plane in Question that was in PUJ was the 767 REG C-GLMC. Back in My Travel's fleet in full MYT colors. Hope to never see those things again in the fleet.

Yeah, I'm mixing it up with an Airbus A300 that lost its rear stabilizer after leaving Cuba a month or two earlier. It was supposedly the same pilot error that caused the AA A300 bound from JFK to SDQ to crash on Long Island back in November 2001. But yes it was a 767 that hit the runway pretty hard coming into PUJ in May 2005, passengers really upset over the jolt (Wasn't one a pregnant woman who miscarried?).



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User currently offlineYYZA330 From Canada, joined May 2006, 51 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (7 years 6 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2156 times:

Quoting SLCUT2777 (Reply 9):
Yeah, I'm mixing it up with an Airbus A300 that lost its rear stabilizer after leaving Cuba a month or two earlier.

You mean an A310. It was Air Transat.


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