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World Cup Teams' Commute  
User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 999 times:

Just wondering how the World Cup teams are managing to play in two different countries. My guess is that FIFA has hired the services of a Private Jet Airline that has positioned a BBJ737 or 319 in the region.

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User currently offlineD-AIGW From Hong Kong, joined Jul 2001, 261 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 978 times:

Not exactly.
A few minutes back I just saw the Brazilian team flying to Cheju (or Jeju?) on a Korean MD-80 (don't know if it's 81, 82 or 83). I'd guess that JAL and KAL are both doing the commuting job.


User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 948 times:

Was it a chartered or a normal scheduled flight?

User currently offlineBDRules From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2000, 1501 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 945 times:

each half of the groups are playing in the same country so all groups A, C, E & G are playing in Korea and all the others are in Japan and the teams are just commuting as normal

User currently offlineRizzibird From Germany, joined Dec 2000, 232 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 933 times:

Wrong, A, B, C and D are playing in Korea, E, F, G and H in Japan. I would guess KE and OZ do the transportation job in Korea, JL and NH in Japan. I heard the German team has flown on JAL and ANA so far.

Rizzibird


User currently offlineRwy31R From Saudi Arabia, joined Aug 2001, 454 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 927 times:

some teams are travelling with thier own private jets.

like Saudi arabia (yes the ones who lost by 8 goals to Germany). I don't know what type of acft. they used, I do know that when they flew to Japan 3 weeks ago they invited the Senegal national team to go with them as they were already in Riyadh to play a friendly with Saudi, they didn't say no!



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