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by 2travel2know2
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any new low cost carriers to MIA?
Replies: 18
Views: 912

Re: Any new low cost carriers to MIA?

Odd that Wingo hasn't started BOG-MIA yet. But, IMHO, most likely only with an attractive schedule it could work.

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by 2travel2know2
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odds of IB Restarting IAD-MAD?
Replies: 16
Views: 2341

Re: Odds of IB Restarting IAD-MAD?

Washington (DC) / Maryland market might do well even with IB wide-body flying MAD-BWI instead of MAD-IAD.
UA has little or no feed at MAD but it has B757 to fly IAD-MAD year around if it wants to do it.

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by 2travel2know2
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations
Replies: 80
Views: 11251

Re: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations

What about re-expansion in Latin America? Lets see how LH keeps performing on FRA-PTY and await if Star Alliance hub PTY is worth of a LH MUC-PTY, LX ZRH-PTY or SN BRU-PTY.. LIM to start with. LH FRA-LIM or MUC-LIM - depending on long-haul aircraft availability in either FRA or MUC - would be quite...

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by 2travel2know2
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Spirit is clearly in disadvantage at PTY as the upcoming NK MCO-PTY 4x weekly will face CM MCO-PTY 35x weekly. Maybe or maybe not. As the prices from PTY at CM are quite high (it is cheaper to start from SJO or some other destinations via PTY than starting from PTY). Everything depends on the price...

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by 2travel2know2
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Major Expansion at MCO
Replies: 54
Views: 5898

Re: NK Major Expansion at MCO

Looks like my hometown airport (SAP) is becoming NK's most served destination in Central America as it will now have flights to FLL, IAH (the sole flight of the expansion that survived in Houston) and now MCO. The timings are excellent since that will allow people a full week of work and then head ...

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by 2travel2know2
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

aer wrote:
How many CM flights have MGA as final destination? I know that some flights either continue to GUA or make a stop at SJO.
CM only has one flight which overnights in MGA. Seems that one has been rescheduled.

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by 2travel2know2
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan
Replies: 43
Views: 8443

Re: Nastiest feud in the airline industry......New York-Milan

PlanesNTrains wrote:
Cue Norwegian to enter the market. :-)

Yes, from BGY to SWF

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by 2travel2know2
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

From Twitter, just moments ago
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PAC Albrook airport flooded

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by 2travel2know2
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone serving MIA-IAD?
Replies: 17
Views: 2801

Re: Anyone serving MIA-IAD?

It is surprising that UA has 5 or more EWR-MIA flights and none from IAD. EWR-FLL has about 8 daily flights but IAD-FLL has 2 flights. EWR tends to be O/D based and it is amazing how much more O/D exists to Florida from EWR than IAD for UA. AA dominates the Washington DC to Miami market with many f...

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by 2travel2know2
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY to serve Cayenne (French Guiana)
Replies: 48
Views: 6747

Re: DY to serve Cayenne (French Guiana)

LATAM doesn't have brand recognition in GEO but then COPA didn't either before it began. But yes none of the Guyanas are really integrated into the rest of South America so LATAM isn't going to consider any of them any time soon. COPA will be all that there will be. And NOT to CAY, which is a South...

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by 2travel2know2
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines
Replies: 84
Views: 12993

Re: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines

No analysis, unless you had insider information, could have landed one to bet on MAN. ET's primary targets have been Star Alliance hubs which they continue to expand into, which is where one would have better odds. At the same time, you have folks that suggest ET fly into PTY. ET to PTY, that'd be ...

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by 2travel2know2
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Kilgen wrote:
Looks like there is a possibility that CM will fly to Salta in Argentina. Looks like the Argentinian Government has granted authorization for Salta to Panama flights.

Great news for Northern Argentina.
IMHO, depending on how CM performs in SLA, there might be a possibility of PTY-TUC too.

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by 2travel2know2
Thu May 31, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Doing a quick search at CM website, looks like they are going to fly twice a week. Sunday and Thursday. Flight CM0345 From PTY to PVR 09:48 AM - 01:40 PM Boeing 737-700 Flight CM0346 From PVR to PTY 02:43 PM - 08:07 PM Boeing 737-700 Taking bets that PVR was in some Brazilian Tour Operator wish lis...

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by 2travel2know2
Thu May 31, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico to take legal action against EK
Replies: 60
Views: 10015

Re: Aeromexico to take legal action against EK

In other words, if EK wants to fly to MEX it'll have to be routed via an airport not currently served by Aeromexico.

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by 2travel2know2
Wed May 30, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 11475

Re: New NYC airport

If ISP and SWF are to be considered as real airport options for New York, both would need a dedicated rail service to Manhattan ISP to Penn Station and SWF to at least, Grand Central Station. Geography plays a very important roll if NYC is to ever have a new airport. Any new one would be unattractiv...

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by 2travel2know2
Mon May 28, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no flights on US3 to eastern Atlantic islands?
Replies: 126
Views: 10860

Re: Why no flights on US3 to eastern Atlantic islands?

SID is a leisure destination for Europeans and has flights from BOS with TACV.
IMHO, sooner than later, UA/DL NYC-TFS/LPA/AGP seasonal might happen.

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by 2travel2know2
Sat May 26, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

slickvik wrote:
How close will the line under construction be to the airport?

It's about 1.5Km between the metro line and the new terminal.
Perhaps only a connector would have been enough but the government wants the line 2 extended to the terminal, even if it's forbidden to ride the metro with suitcases/baggage.

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by 2travel2know2
Wed May 23, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Now that yet another aircraft had issues with TGU runway, question is: Is Sotocano Palmerola ever going to become Tegucigalpa international airport?

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by 2travel2know2
Sun May 20, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naples, Italy (+46,1% PAX Q1) booming. Could the US3 / ME3 fly there?
Replies: 35
Views: 4422

Re: Naples, Italy (+46,1% PAX Q1) booming. Could the US3 / ME3 fly there?

If Italy and USA gives EK 5th freedom NAP-JFK/EWR, DXB-NAP-NYC would be an interesting route.

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by 2travel2know2
Wed May 16, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?
Replies: 73
Views: 11548

Re: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?

As an example, many airlines fly to TPE without the need of diplomatic relations with the island of Taiwan and flying to TPE doesn't greatly affect their status in China. In the hypothetical event that QR and/or EK would apply to fly to TLV, without any diplomatic relations with Israel, IMHO, Israel...

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by 2travel2know2
Wed May 16, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 3406

Re: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe

GRU-MAN, GRU-AGP, GRU-VLC? And if JJ LATAM gets the slots (whatever time of the day those would be), LIS. GRU-MOW (whichever airport is more convenient) would also be a good addition to GRU non-stop flight destinations. MOW has to be what, 13/14 hours from SÃO? That would be even longer that the TL...

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by 2travel2know2
Wed May 16, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Panama Tourist Authority is trying to woo Viva to fly to ONX. Does Colón ONX really provide proper conditions to attend this commercial flight ? In terms of the distance to Panama City downtown, it seems too far to face all the airlines flying BOG-PTY. Unless they want to lure people to the free zo...

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by 2travel2know2
Tue May 15, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 3406

Re: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe

GRU-MAN, GRU-AGP, GRU-VLC?
And if JJ LATAM gets the slots (whatever time of the day those would be), LIS.
GRU-MOW (whichever airport is more convenient) would also be a good addition to GRU non-stop flight destinations.

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by 2travel2know2
Tue May 15, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

The reason why Viva is leaving Panama, is that with the opening of Viva Air Peru, they need the capacity for the flights within Colombia and in Peru. Last flight on FC BOG- BLB 4x weekly on 320: May 20th. Most people complaining Viva is leaving BLB have no idea about that. They all think is a CM mo...

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by 2travel2know2
Fri May 11, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

If I remember correctly from their own Twitter, CM is actually a sponsor of São Paulo FC in the Brasileirão. Dunno if they still are but for what it's worth, they do have a major connection to Brazil. Probably a Brazilian could answer this, Why is better for CM to be an sponsor of just São Paulo FC...

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by 2travel2know2
Fri May 11, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW rumors and airlines most likely to come
Replies: 29
Views: 3310

Re: DFW rumors and airlines most likely to come

DFW is AA mega-hub and AV (who inherited TACA SAL-DFW) still flies to DFW. This could mean that CM might have a chance at PTY-DFW, even if I foresee a CM E190 PTY-HOU before.

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by 2travel2know2
Fri May 11, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could ANC ever grow into a TPAC hub?
Replies: 38
Views: 4035

Re: Could ANC ever grow into a TPAC hub?

If ANC still is the only U.S. airport where TWOV is allowed, that would entice an Asian Star Alliance airline, to use it as stop en-route to PTY or BOG. Also true, if AV would want to fly to NRT, PVG, PEK, ICN... from BOG and/or SAL. IMHO, CA flying via ANC to HAV, PTY and MEX would make its product...

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by 2travel2know2
Mon May 07, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does BA fly into KIN but not MBJ?
Replies: 7
Views: 2267

Re: Why does BA fly into KIN but not MBJ?

Due to the leisure component, MBJ would probably be a BA LGW route, but given that Jamaica is already served thru KIN, BA is likely to use its LGW aircrfts on other destinations where there’s less competition.

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by 2travel2know2
Thu May 03, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

https://elcapitalfinanciero.com/vivacolombia-cancela-sus-rutas-a-panama-a-partir-del-20-de-mayo/ Viva Colombia FC stops BLB Panama Pacifico Howard Airport operations May 20. (news in Spanish) According to FC, PTY Tocumen Airport (BLB managers) airport user fee increase forces the Colombian LCC to l...

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by 2travel2know2
Wed May 02, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Andes to start flying between Cordoba and Varadero
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: Andes to start flying between Cordoba and Varadero

Interesting how they keep expanding COR-Caribbean routes, while mixing with their regular domestic flights. This will be a charter flight, right? Doesn't B737-800 have the range for COR - Dominican Republic ? And if there's a demand between Argentina (and Brazil) and VRA, it might be a question of ...

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by 2travel2know2
Tue May 01, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR EZE- PUJ 737 MAX 8 longest commercial flight
Replies: 72
Views: 9553

Re: AR EZE- PUJ 737 MAX 8 longest commercial flight

Could AR succeed from cities such as ROS and MDZ flying to MIA? Not sure; CM, LA and AV seem to do a good job from such markets. From EZE, AR will always stick to the wide bodies to places such as MIA. Rangewise, the only viable Argentina - MIA B737MAX8 nonstop route might be SLA-MIA (TUC-MIA might...

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by 2travel2know2
Tue May 01, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Venezuela demands payment for jet fuel in Petros
Replies: 90
Views: 10613

Re: Venezuela demands payment for jet fuel in Petros

Doesn't AA have wide-bodies at MIA tarmac between South American flights? An AA wide-body could well fly MIA-CCS-MIA rotation daytime without the need to re-fuel at CCS or face weight take-off penalties out of CCS. Yes, AA de-hubbed SJU but for keeping MIA-CCS evening and CCS-MIA mornings, B737-800 ...

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by 2travel2know2
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights between Venezuela and Panama resume
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Re: Flights between Venezuela and Panama resume

My guess is that CM knew this airline stand-off between Panama and Venezuela wasn't going to be for long, choose not to re-start CUC and quietly awaited a quick return to CCS, MAR and VLN. IMHO, as long as no CM crew has to stay overnight in Venezuela and the airline encourages all ticket sales to b...

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by 2travel2know2
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Aeronica also had somo Russian airliners on their fleet. I think they where TU-154 AeroNica came after LaNica. As I remember Grupo Taca's Nica flew at least daily MGA-MIA-MGA and perhaps 1-2 other routes with its own B737. It also operated domestic flights. Can't confirm if when Grupo Taca's Aviate...

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by 2travel2know2
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

yellowtail wrote:
SAL BOS is a complete shock....they must be hoping for lots of connections. Can't think the O&D will be that large
If AV was looking for SAL O/D then probably SAL-RDU would have made more sense. However for GUA, then GUA-PVD would have been good, for the O/D demand.

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by 2travel2know2
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is IST-SYD next?
Replies: 65
Views: 8185

Re: Is IST-SYD next?

Most Australian bilaterals (except for those with close partners like the UK and US) apply capacity and/or frequency restrictions to "primary" ports like SYD, MEL, and BNE, but are unlimited to 'secondary' destinations. As noted earlier on in the thread, the Australia-Turkey agreement per...

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by 2travel2know2
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is IST-SYD next?
Replies: 65
Views: 8185

Re: Is IST-SYD next?

What if TK were to stopover in MCT, or CMB, or MAA? How likely are they to stopover that doesn't have a nonstop down under so as not to get into the highly competitive SE Asia-Oz market? That's a question if Turkey is to get 5th liberty traffic for TK between some attractive airport with a potentia...

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by 2travel2know2
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of Etihad
Replies: 116
Views: 22511

Re: The future of Etihad

What is the likeness of EY being bought by EK? Then a high-speed train link between DOH and DXB so DOH becomes what BA @ LGW is to BA @ LHR (= DXB), with only all those air-routes DOH still have the critical mass to support plus a few complementary relief/complementary DXB hub routes. BA LGW is not...

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by 2travel2know2
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of Etihad
Replies: 116
Views: 22511

Re: The future of Etihad

What is the likeness of EY being bought by EK? Then a high-speed train link between DOH and DXB so DOH becomes what BA @ LGW is to BA @ LHR (= DXB), with only all those air-routes DOH still have the critical mass to support plus a few complementary relief/complementary DXB hub routes. I assume you ...

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by 2travel2know2
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is IST-SYD next?
Replies: 65
Views: 8185

Re: Is IST-SYD next?

Yes the market is in SYD (or perhaps MEL) but would at least IST-PER be doable with any of the aircraft in the current TK fleet?

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by 2travel2know2
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of Etihad
Replies: 116
Views: 22511

Re: The future of Etihad

What is the likeness of EY being bought by EK?
Then a high-speed train link between AUH and DXB so AUH becomes what BA @ LGW is to BA @ LHR (= DXB), with only all those air-routes DOH still have the critical mass to support plus a few complementary relief/complementary DXB hub routes.

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by 2travel2know2
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS ending Boston?
Replies: 14
Views: 2790

Re: SAS ending Boston?

BOS for SK makes more sense as a seasonal destination.
For Scandinavians, BOS is neither a year-around destination (like MIA) nor an Star Alliance hub for connections (like all the other SK USA destinations).
IMHO, SK should also check if CPH-IAD with reduced frequencies is the way to go wintertime.

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by 2travel2know2
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COPA ops in Venezuela suspended by the Maduro government
Replies: 93
Views: 9900

Re: COPA ops in Venezuela suspended by the Maduro government

https://www.tvn-2.com/nacionales/Panama-aprueba-medidas-retorsion-Venezuela_0_5004999565.html Panamanian government suspends Venezuelan airlines operations to PTY for 90 days. (in Spanish from http://www.tvn-2.com) 90 days from March 25th. So, the rumour of CM returning to CUC from PTY might be qui...

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by 2travel2know2
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COPA ops in Venezuela suspended by the Maduro government
Replies: 93
Views: 9900

Re: COPA ops in Venezuela suspended by the Maduro government

[url]https://www.tvn-2.com/nacionales/Panama-aprueba-medidas-retorsion-Venezuela_0_5004999565.html/url] Panamanian government suspends Venezuelan airlines operations to PTY for 90 days. (in Spanish from http://www.tvn-2.com) 90 days from March 25th. So, the rumour of CM returning to CUC from PTY mig...

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by 2travel2know2
Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIva Air Peru requests authority for international services
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Re: VIva Air Peru requests authority for international services

Viva Air Peru has requested from the Peruvian government authority to serve the following international routes from Lima: ... - Lima – Panamá: 07x w - Lima – Balboa y v: 07x w http://www.portaldeturismo.pe/noticia/viva-air-peru-solicita-permiso-para-operar-a-13-destinos-internacionales So Viva Peru...

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by 2travel2know2
Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 343
Views: 21347

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Rumours in PTY indicate that perhaps CM will re-start PTY-CUC-PTY while its equipment isn't allowed to land in Venezuela.

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by 2travel2know2
Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COPA ops in Venezuela suspended by the Maduro government
Replies: 93
Views: 9900

Re: COPA ops in Venezuela suspended by the Maduro government

7P is Air Panama... Oops. In my mind, I was thinking of Venezolana and those MD80s. In any case, the Venezuelans would not allow a new Panamanian airline into the country as things stand, I think. Well, you never know. The real reason why they shut down CM is because the owner of CM was one of the ...

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by 2travel2know2
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COPA ops in Venezuela suspended by the Maduro government
Replies: 93
Views: 9900

Re: COPA ops in Venezuela suspended by the Maduro government

Seats on Wingo are still bookable BOG-CCS for this coming Tuesday, and their Twitter account (linked to above in the thread) says that they operate It is specific companies that have been blocked, not all aircraft registered in Panama. Air Panama, for example, wouldn't have a problem to fly to CCS....

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by 2travel2know2
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COPA ops in Venezuela suspended by the Maduro government
Replies: 93
Views: 9900

Re: COPA ops in Venezuela suspended by the Maduro government

There's a lot of talk on social media about CM re-starting (temporarily?) PTY-CUC Cúcuta due to this situation with Venezuela.

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by 2travel2know2
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to fly to Pereira - Colombia as of Dec 20th
Replies: 19
Views: 2357

Re: American to fly to Pereira - Colombia as of Dec 20th

AA could still expand more in Colombia opening BGA, CUC and ADZ in the coming years.
Given AA PEI announcement, one could only guess that AA to BGA is being studied as of now and might even start sometime next year.

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