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SmartWings Prague-Miami Flights Launch 19 December  
User currently offlinemah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32182 posts, RR: 72
Posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2065 times:

SmartWings new Prague-Miami service is now loaded into GDS. It will begin on 19 December, operating twice a week. SmartWings will use a 737-800 configured with 18 seats in C and 150 in Y, as opposed to SmartWings' typical all 189Y configuration.

QS 1250 PRG 1200-1520 TER 1610-2000 MIA WeSu 738
QS 1251 MIA 2200-0710+1 TER 0825-1545+1 PRG WeSu 738

Similar in execution to Sun Country's former Minneapolis-Gander-London flights.


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User currently offlinesandyb123 From UK - Scotland, joined Oct 2007, 1039 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2073 times:
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http://www.smartwings.com/ipp/content/gallery/smartwings/sm-02.jpg

Not feeling the love for those business recliners. Who is this flight targeted at? PRG - MIA seems like long stint in a 738. Any AVOD or entertainment?

Sandyb123



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User currently offlinemah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32182 posts, RR: 72
Reply 2, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2073 times:

Quoting sandyb123 (Reply 1):
Who is this flight targeted at?

Czech vacationers. Miami is popular with Czechs, and increasingly so ever since the visa restrictions were removed for Czechs travelling to the U.S.

No doubt the majority of tickets are being sold via travel companies on packages, not GDS.



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User currently offlineusflyguy From United States of America, joined Jan 2012, 791 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2073 times:

TER-MIA is 3,200 miles, isn't that kind of pushing the range?


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User currently offlinejoost From Netherlands, joined exactly 9 years ago today! , 3153 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2072 times:

Quoting usflyguy (Reply 3):
TER-MIA is 3,200 miles, isn't that kind of pushing the range?

It is. And tt's one mile longer than DY's OSL-DXB, which IIRC is the longest 'regular' (non-BBJ) scheduled 738 flight.


User currently offlineclydenairways From Ireland, joined Jan 2007, 1197 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2072 times:

Quoting usflyguy (Reply 3):
TER-MIA is 3,200 miles, isn't that kind of pushing the range?

= 2750nm


User currently offlineTC957 From UK - England, joined May 2012, 699 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 2072 times:

I think Norwegian's weekly non-stop TOS-LPA is slightly longer.

User currently offlinerunway23 From US Minor Outlying Islands, joined Jan 2005, 2153 posts, RR: 36
Reply 7, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 2074 times:

Quoting TC957 (Reply 6):

I think Norwegian's weekly non-stop TOS-LPA is slightly longer.
Quoting joost (Reply 4):
It is. And tt's one mile longer than DY's OSL-DXB, which IIRC is the longest 'regular' (non-BBJ) scheduled 738 flight.

They are all within 4 miles of each other in length.

What TOS-LPA and OSL-DXB don't have is the transatlantic winds.

It will be fun to see how many times this flight diverts or is under weight penalty.


User currently offlineASFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2005, 1044 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 2074 times:

Quoting TC957 (Reply 6):
I think Norwegian's weekly non-stop TOS-LPA is slightly longer.

Nope. Per the Great Circle Mapper, TER-MIA is 3193, OSL-DXB is 3194. TOS-LPA may be third longest flight.

http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=tos-lpa...rg-ter-mia%2C+osl-dxb&MS=wls&DU=mi

[Edited 2012-11-13 09:40:37]

User currently offlineASFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2005, 1044 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 2074 times:

Quoting runway23 (Reply 7):
It will be fun to see how many times this flight diverts or is under weight penalty.

Where would they divert?


User currently offlineclydenairways From Ireland, joined Jan 2007, 1197 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 2072 times:

Quoting ASFlyer (Reply 9):

Where would they divert?

Bermuda


User currently offlineFabo From Slovakia, joined Aug 2005, 1211 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 2071 times:

Quoting mah4546 (Thread starter):
as opposed to SmartWings' typical all 189Y configuration.

Tiny correction, it is actually 186Y (galley is present, as opposed to f.e. FR)

Prices are not anything special either btw.



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User currently offlinezruda From Czech Republic, joined May 2006, 784 posts, RR: 29
Reply 12, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 2070 times:

This is such a typical QS, but they will earn their money very well. It will be sold via the travel agents who bullshit people with being it a "flight you dont need to change planes at". That is true, but you will get more than 14 hrs in a single aisle with stopver at Azores for like 900 USD. Moreover, they market it as "suitable to families with children because of no need to transfer". The toddlers will be moved to the bin I guess  No thanks... But Czech tourists are used to such standards, they've been in BKK (via MCT) and FOR (via Azores as well) on board this 738 


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User currently offlineOB1504 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 3236 posts, RR: 9
Reply 13, posted (1 year 5 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 2070 times:

Any word on who their ground handler(s) at MIA will be? I'm hoping this is another contract that goes to Swissport.

User currently offlineFabo From Slovakia, joined Aug 2005, 1211 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (1 year 4 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2048 times:

Aaaand they already cancelled it...


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User currently offlinespiritair97 From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 1231 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (1 year 4 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1892 times:

Quoting Fabo (Reply 14):

Source?


User currently offlinewinGl3t From Brazil, joined Dec 2011, 52 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (1 year 4 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1842 times:

It seems that from December 15th some of the longest (non BBJ) 738 flights will be:

Gol / GIG-SDQ / 5392 km
Copa / EZE-PTY / 5331 km
Copa / GIG-PTY / 5287 km
Gol / GRU-SDQ / 5273 km
Norwegian / OSL-DXB / 5140 km
SmartWings / TER-MIA / 5138 km
Norwegian / TOS-LPA / 5135 km


User currently offlineFabo From Slovakia, joined Aug 2005, 1211 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (1 year 4 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 1664 times:

Quoting spiritair97 (Reply 15):
Source?

Various Czech aviation websites, general news websites, and also it is no longer available and advertised on airline web.
In English, available here. http://airlineroute.net/2012/11/22/q...um=rss&utm_campaign=qs-mia-w12cxld



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