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AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?  
User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8862 posts, RR: 5
Posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 3685 times:

Is AA considering flying MIA-LIM-ASU instead of MIA-ASU in November?

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Hoy en el diario Gestión se presenta una entrevista a Arthur J. Torno, Vicepresidente para Latinoamérica de American Airlines. Entre sus diversas declaraciones, que recomendamos leer en su fuente original impresa, reveló que desde noviembre la aerolínea volará directo de Lima a Asunción.
AMERICAN AIRLINES VOLARA DE LIMA A ASUNCION DESDE NOVIEMBRE

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User currently offlineaacun From Mexico, joined Jan 2004, 564 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3116 times:
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Just looking at what I wrote, I realized I goofed on the date. The nonstop flight starts Nov 2012. Sorry.......

User currently offlineSJOtoLIR From Costa Rica, joined Jul 2007, 4615 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2767 times:

The hypothesis for any AA MIA-LIM-ASU is likely based on the shortage of the demand of passengers for any AA MIA-ASU as non-stop.
Once the market would be consolidated in the future, they might consider Miami-Paraguay as non-stop services.
For example, the airline would split the MIA-SSA-REC-MIA service into the dedicated flights AA MIA-REC 5x weekly plus AA MIA-SSA 5x weekly; starting in December.

Regards.



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User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16907 posts, RR: 51
Reply 3, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 2585 times:

Back in the day Eastern was flying 727s MIA-PTY-LIM-LPB-ASU.


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User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8496 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 2567 times:
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Quoting STT757 (Reply 3):
Back in the day Eastern was flying 727s MIA-PTY-LIM-LPB-ASU.

That was more a function of Eastern never having the right airplanes to fly to countries south of Peru. L-1011-1 to Buenos Aires wsa not the "right" plane. The last planes used DC-10-30 were since they could fly nonstop from Miami to EZE.


User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8862 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 2536 times:

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 2):
The hypothesis for any AA MIA-LIM-ASU is likely based on the shortage of the demand of passengers for any AA MIA-ASU as non-stop.
Once the market would be consolidated in the future, they might consider Miami-Paraguay as non-stop services.

AA will operate the route with non-stop flights in both directions:
AA217 MIA-ASU 4x weekly (B752)
AA218 ASU-MIA 4x weekly (B752)
American vende sus primeros pasajes entre Asunción y USA


User currently offlineCityAirline From Sweden, joined Nov 2005, 713 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 2118 times:

Announcement by AA:
http://aa.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=3530

MIA23.40 - ASU09.40 x2x4x67 752
ASU11.00 - MIA17.05 1x3x5x7 752

This should be huge for Paraguayan aviation!
Is there any chance of AA splitting their MIA-LPB-VVI-MIA service into two dedicated services?

/Alex



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User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8496 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2065 times:
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Quoting CityAirline (Reply 6):
This should be huge for Paraguayan aviation!
Is there any chance of AA splitting their MIA-LPB-VVI-MIA service into two dedicated services?

Doubtful because of the 14,000 feet altitude in La Paz. The Santa Cruz stop is to be able to take-off with a full payload back to Miami.


User currently offlinebobloblaw From United States of America, joined Jan 2012, 1725 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1910 times:

Quoting jfk777 (Reply 7):
Doubtful because of the 14,000 feet altitude in La Paz. The Santa Cruz stop is to be able to take-off with a full payload back to Miami.

Plus the AA crew cant overnight in LPB


User currently online2travel2know2 From Panama, joined Apr 2010, 2703 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1752 times:

Quoting bobloblaw (Reply 8):
Plus the AA crew cant overnight in LPB

It's more likely that they could but sure don't want to due to LPB high altitude.

Quoting CityAirline (Reply 6):
Is there any chance of AA splitting their MIA-LPB-VVI-MIA service into two dedicated services?

For AA LPB-MIA, it's either LPB-VVI-MIA (current route) or LPB-LIM-MIA.

AA MIA-ASU via LIM only makes sense if AA wants to re-start ASU w/B737-800 or if AA doesn't have a B757 available to fly MIA-LIM non-stop.

Quoting STT757 (Reply 3):
Back in the day Eastern was flying 727s MIA-PTY-LIM-LPB-ASU.

Not sure if Eastern also did fly MIA-LIM non-stop w/B727-200.



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User currently offlineSJOtoLIR From Costa Rica, joined Jul 2007, 4615 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1572 times:

Quoting STT757 (Reply 3):
Back in the day Eastern was flying 727s MIA-PTY-LIM-LPB-ASU.

Braniff also flew: ASU-LPB-LIM-MIA-[New York/Newark] 1x weekly plus ASU-LPB-LIM-PTY-[Washington D.C./Baltimore].

Source: "Braniff Schedules. Effective: June 1st 1980".



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