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AV To Buy Tampa Cargo  
User currently offline777jaah From Colombia, joined Jan 2006, 1403 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 6 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2667 times:

AV has signed a preliminary agreement with QT to buy 100% of its shares for an undisclosed value. The Martinair sudsidiary will become part of AV (probably AV Cargo), and this ends rumours on the decision of Martinair to sell QT.

Also, it is planned that AV will have some sort of agreement with Martinair, after this transactino, which could be finished before the end of this semester.

Here's the link in spanish only:

http://www.larepublica.com.co/grandesen.php


Personally, I think is a great move from AV, will boost their cargo business, and QT's fleet (all 762) will not be a much of a problem, since they already know to perfection this type.

Cheers

JAAH


Next flights: AV BOG-ADZ-BOG, AV-UA BOG-IAD-ORD-IAD-BOG, BOG-FLL-BOG, LA BOG-MIA-BOG J
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User currently offlineDanimarroquin From Colombia, joined Jan 2005, 449 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 6 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2590 times:

EXELLENT

very good news for AV " and a dream to come true for all of us " . also , it would be good for AV to used the Tampa hangar's at JMC because the ones at BOG will be destroid for BOG's new international terminal . does any body if the puente aereo will be part of this demoilition ?


User currently offline777jaah From Colombia, joined Jan 2006, 1403 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 6 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2528 times:



Quoting Danimarroquin (Reply 1):
does any body if the puente aereo will be part of this demoilition ?

Not that I've heard.

777jaah



Next flights: AV BOG-ADZ-BOG, AV-UA BOG-IAD-ORD-IAD-BOG, BOG-FLL-BOG, LA BOG-MIA-BOG J
User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5925 posts, RR: 37
Reply 3, posted (6 years 6 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2498 times:

yes great news... just a question will they get antitrust authorication?


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User currently offline777jaah From Colombia, joined Jan 2006, 1403 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 6 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2458 times:



Quoting Avianca (Reply 3):
just a question will they get antitrust authorication?

I don't think they'll get any trouble from clobmian authorities. Another ball park would be if AV ever buys either P5 or C4 (Aires), but this is irrelevant IMO.

JAAH



Next flights: AV BOG-ADZ-BOG, AV-UA BOG-IAD-ORD-IAD-BOG, BOG-FLL-BOG, LA BOG-MIA-BOG J
User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5925 posts, RR: 37
Reply 5, posted (6 years 6 months 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 2409 times:

anyway, very interesting move, well AV is interested on QT since several months, but MP wasnt open so far to sell there complete share... now they are... great move!

regards
Avianca



Colombia es el Mundo Y el Mundo es Colombia
User currently offlineRICARIZA From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 2393 posts, RR: 26
Reply 6, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2283 times:

Excellent! Can't wait to see those 4 767s in AV Cargo colors. This will fit perfect in AV's operation.


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User currently offlineDanimarroquin From Colombia, joined Jan 2005, 449 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2272 times:



Quoting 777jaah (Reply 2):

what about their hangars ?


User currently offline757MDE From Colombia, joined Sep 2004, 1753 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2261 times:

And it was confirmed after all.
Since I heard the rumour last year I thought it was going to materialize... it had all the sense of the world given Avianca's cargo intentions and Tampa's current situation.

Let's hope it's all for the good of both Airlines and Aviation.



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User currently offlineGhost77 From Mexico, joined Mar 2000, 5222 posts, RR: 51
Reply 9, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2252 times:

Awesome news!!! AV is growing, hopefully we now get to see those AV Cargo birds during the day!!! This is really awesome!!!

g77



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User currently offlineMATURRO727 From Colombia, joined Apr 2004, 304 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2227 times:

Great news indeed but i wonder myself if the AV pilots will be happy with these news, cause in case of a fleet/pilot integration the pilot standings at the airline will become a mess, the QT pilots will be placed above of those who are Capt's and F/O in smaller equipments like the F50 F100 MD83 and even the A320 in the pilot antique/technical ranking. guess this wont happen if the pax and cargo pilots stay independent, but let's see how they will solve these problem.

BTW i heard a rumor from some AV pilots that say the MD83 will stay for a while, 5 of them will be gone and 10 will stay. any info on this ?

Regards.

MATURRO727


User currently onlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9856 posts, RR: 14
Reply 11, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2130 times:

Great news! I am interested in knowing what cargo network AV Cargo will adopt. Which cargo routes are planned? Cargo business between Colombia and CUR seems to be growing, can we see AV Cargo flying to CUR as well?

A388


User currently offlineAvianca707359B From Colombia, joined Oct 2005, 206 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2116 times:

If anyone is interested, here's Tampa's current schedule:

http://www.tampacargo.com/english/schedule/QTSchedule.pdf



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User currently offlineDanimarroquin From Colombia, joined Jan 2005, 449 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2115 times:



Quoting MATURRO727 (Reply 10):

well how do they do in other airlines that have a cargo airline also like AF or LH ?

for what I heard was that all MD's will leave the fleet by 2010 , and yes this year will leave 5 because they will receive 4 A319 and 2 A320.


User currently offline777jaah From Colombia, joined Jan 2006, 1403 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2106 times:



Quoting A388 (Reply 11):
I am interested in knowing what cargo network AV Cargo will adopt

I bet routes to Europe can be added, such as MAD. Also EZE and SCL in deep SA. I'm wondering if PTY might become a good place for a cargo only flight, also I bet they will consider CUR and come NA cities, like LAX.

Quoting Danimarroquin (Reply 7):
what about their hangars ?

AFAIK, they are owned by QT, so they'll go to AV as well, like any other asset in QT balance sheet, unless stated by MP, but I don't see the point on keeping the hangar.

Quoting MATURRO727 (Reply 10):
BTW i heard a rumor from some AV pilots that say the MD83 will stay for a while, 5 of them will be gone and 10 will stay. any info on this ?

While all the 32X fleet arrives, but they will not be replaced in a 1x1 basis, for route and frequncies expansion. But at the end, they'll be gone in less than 2-3 years.

Cheers

777jaah



Next flights: AV BOG-ADZ-BOG, AV-UA BOG-IAD-ORD-IAD-BOG, BOG-FLL-BOG, LA BOG-MIA-BOG J
User currently onlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9856 posts, RR: 14
Reply 15, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2055 times:



Quoting 777jaah (Reply 14):
also I bet they will consider CUR

Keep me updated in the possibility of AV Cargo flying to CUR, that would be great if true! Maybe an interline agreement might be good?

A388


User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5925 posts, RR: 37
Reply 16, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1932 times:

this stepp will hurt Suramericana de Cargo a lot... as Avianca Cargo is these days one of the biggest clients (with overpriced rates)


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User currently offlineRICARIZA From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 2393 posts, RR: 26
Reply 17, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days ago) and read 1914 times:



Quoting Avianca (Reply 16):
this stepp will hurt Suramericana de Cargo a lot... as Avianca Cargo is these days one of the biggest clients (with overpriced rates)

Also Copa.. oddly enough, some of the cargo travels from MIA in Copa...



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User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5925 posts, RR: 37
Reply 18, posted (6 years 6 months 3 days ago) and read 1913 times:



Quoting RICARIZA (Reply 17):
Also Copa.. oddly enough, some of the cargo travels from MIA in Copa...

Avianca co-loading copa... Amigo are you sure, well it is the first time I hear this ...



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