BW424 From Trinidad and Tobago, joined Sep 2008, 1344 posts, RR: 1 Posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 4 days ago) and read 12993 times:
Greetings once again to all A.net patrons!!!
Welcome to the 97th instalment of the Caribbean Aviation Thread. This thread, unfortunately, will not be dedicated to any particular island due to my personal immediate time constraints, however, the successive will continue the conventional island spotlight trend. It's great to see the lively nature of the forum and I sincerely hope that these discussion activities continue at their current pace.
Redjet's ultimate fate still undecided as BGI ponders helping the LCC
Redjet loses POS and BGI AOCs
CAL reported to be under considerable financial stress
CAL ATRs 9Y-TTC and 9Y-TTD remain in TLS
CAL rumoured to be not happy with ATRs and looking at Q400 again.
CAL increase capacity into JFK for Easter period from both POS and KIN
KX to launch service to PTY on May 31
$US138M airport improvement project for GEO still on course
Increased pax arrivals and cargo for SKB in 2011
UX to offer seasonal 2x weekly BCN-SDQ service with A332
UP gets first B735 (B6-BFE) to replace B732s ex AR
LI's V2-LGA leaves fleet
Air Caraibes inaugurates 2x weekly ORY-SDQ flight on March 25
CAL looks at Brazil possibilities through Ogle, Guyana
DAE ATR-42 in new DAE livery
DAE to start daily CUR-MIA on June 1st
Hotel affiliated Harlequin Air becomes newest Caribbean carrier based in SLU
Surinam Airways inaugurates PBM-GEO-MIA service
George Nicholas resigns as CAL chairman
New CAL chairman to be economist, businessman and politician Rabindra Moonan
CAL B763s delayed till May. A/C painted and config is 30/191.
9Y-SXM suffers bird strike outbound from POS to JFK. Returns safely...
It is what we think we know already that prevents us from learning.......
WN wants support for international service out of HOU but it support page doesn't allow support from overseas.. WN get your act together.. I want to see a HOU F.I.S. and CM flying there (to get cheaper fares to Houston).
Where is the aircraft? Is it in Chile or in the US?
I know Inbound made the statement below in the previous thread:
Quoting Inbound: I retract my statement about the aircraft not being painted....
Is that because of the photo here: http://www.svzmspotters.net/noticias.php?id=836
Is that an edit or a photoshop? If its a photoshop, its a darn good job, and very accurate as the registration is just as Inbound said it would be 9Y-LGW and 9Y-LHR.
A388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9077 posts, RR: 13 Reply 7, posted (1 year 1 month 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 12810 times:
Thanks for starting the thread BW424 but you are missing photos of DAE!!!
Quoting 817Dreamliiner (Reply 2): If true, I wonder why. Also it might explain why the other 2 TTC and TTD have not been delivered yet.
Either Caribbean Airlines doesn't know what their doing or this is based on nothing (maybe coming from (opposing) politicians). You can't be happy or not happy with a new aircraft type after operating it for so little time. Come on, give the ATR a bit more time to prove itself!!! You know what, let them send those ATR's on scheduled flights to CUR so I can judge for myself if they are good or not
If you look at the capital letter "A" of the word Airlines and the two "bb" small letters of the word Caribbean, you will notice that the don't curve as they should (the fuselage is round and not flat). At least this is my opinion. The hummingbird near the horizontal stabilizer also looks awkward/fake. All this definately gives it away as a photoshopped image