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by lesfalls
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 162
Views: 37802

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

I wonder if they will be conservative with loads initially. As far as I can tell the ULR has never flown this distance even in test. Yes I know they have lots of tests and can extrapolate for the ULR’s on known A350 performance but still interesting. I expect it to be quite the opposite. SQ and Air...

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by lesfalls
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Still possible to fly Standby (like in the past) in certain countries?
Replies: 3
Views: 1435

Still possible to fly Standby (like in the past) in certain countries?

I was thinking after my ADD-FCO flight with ET if it would still be possible to fly standby as ET sort of offered the same benefits to employees as airlines in the past and still hires majority of its staff and doesn't outsource making me think maybe they do standby? In this case is there any other ...

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by lesfalls
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport announcement/staff in different languages
Replies: 15
Views: 624

Airport announcement/staff in different languages

As someone who used to always go to JFke every weekend I always remember the likes of IG/AZ/AF/SU either having check-in staff being able to speak the language of that nation or making announcements in that language. Is there any other airport in the world where airlines have a similar set up as sin...

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by lesfalls
Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Int'l Bases of US3
Replies: 20
Views: 3252

Re: Int'l Bases of US3

UA has a FA base in FRA and NRT I believe.

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by lesfalls
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian, the New Spirit of Africa and Vision 2025?
Replies: 8
Views: 1514

Ethiopian, the New Spirit of Africa and Vision 2025?

Was just reading this article about a behind the scenes tour of ET in ADD and there were two things that interested me: -What is Ethiopian's vision 2025? -I was shocked by the quality and scale of Ethiopians facilities. What makes it an exception to other carriers in the continent? http://aeronautic...

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by lesfalls
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions
Replies: 165
Views: 26892

Re: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions

With 5th freedoms being brought into the question does EK still hold the HAM-JFK rights that it flew in 2005-2008? With there being so much expansion in the TATL market, with Hamburg being an exception to it wouldn't it make sense for them to restart it?

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by lesfalls
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Adria announces opening of Paderborn base
Replies: 18
Views: 2928

Adria announces opening of Paderborn base

Adria will open a base at Paderborn from late October with flights to SEN,VIE and ZRH: http://aeronauticsonline.com/adria-airways-opens-new-base-at-paderborn/ Your thoughts? I'm quite surprised. Does Paderborn really have the demand for these extra services? What companies are located in the vicinit...

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by lesfalls
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan
Replies: 43
Views: 8665

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

Well from what i've heard eco doesn't fill especially on the AZ and AA flights from time to time but buisness class is doing quite good for both I presume as otherwise both would have dropped the service so it goes down to buisness travellers between the two cities. In addition Air Italys MXP-JFK fl...

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by lesfalls
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1048
Views: 128173

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Looks like DY will stop flying ARN-LAX from November. Dont know if it is only a seasonal cut, but still a bit sad to see them go from the route. Quite a few long haul cuts for this upcoming winter season. Related to this; I notice it hasn’t yet been noted in this thread that DY is starting 2x weekl...

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by lesfalls
Tue May 15, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi
Replies: 178
Views: 18728

Re: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi

I wouldn't mind paying $1300-$1700 t o WoW if I they offer one-stop to HYD, rather than 30 hour two-stop for same fare. Don't need two fully loaded bags. I can eat at home, buy a pizza slice at North Terminal and a sandwich at KEF. I'm the same way as you, I travel light and I eat whatever I can fi...

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by lesfalls
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Benefits for Norwegian at Stewart or Providence
Replies: 50
Views: 7025

Re: Benefits for Norwegian at Stewart or Providence

Lets add a very simple stat to this discussion. Overall Load Factor June 2017-October 2017 for all D8 flights from PVD/SWF/BDL - 68% I think they can get more revenue from BOS and JFK/EWR Also PVD has no weekend rail service AND Boston's fractured commuter rail system (Having North and South Statio...

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by lesfalls
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways/Air Italy decline paint job of first A330 into new livery, first 737MAX8 painting revealed
Replies: 76
Views: 20336

Re: Qatar Airways/Air Italy decline paint job of first A330 into new livery, first 737MAX8 painting revealed

Anyone know when the first 737MAX flight will be? Surprised that nothing has been announced about it yet.

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by lesfalls
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Airways
Replies: 18
Views: 3938

Re: Italian Airways

http://aeronauticsonline.com/italian-ai ... h-in-2018/

I find it a little hard to believe that they want to have so many staff :).
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Here is another source: http://aeronauticsonline.com/italian-ai ... h-in-2018/

I find it a little hard to believe that they want to have so many staff :).

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by lesfalls
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian airways to start long haul flight this summer.
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Italian airways to start long haul flight this summer.

Seems that the airline will operate using 777s from BGY: http://aeronauticsonline.com/italian-airways-hopes-to-launch-in-2018/ http://www.lastampa.it/2018/03/18/economia/voli-verso-lamerica-e-intesa-con-ryanair-in-estate-parte-la-sfida-di-italian-airways-BqR5nSV75VmaonAaGyqq0O/pagina.html Your thoug...

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by lesfalls
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian AOC / Transatlantic flights / Crews bases
Replies: 16
Views: 2870

Re: Norwegian AOC / Transatlantic flights / Crews bases

Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY) for the 787 flights. Crew bases are FLL, JFK, LGW, BCN, FCO and BKK. Norwegian Air International (D8) operates the 737 Max flights from Europe to the east coast. Bases in PVD, SWF, EDI and DUB. All the crew members are employed by local contract companies of the country t...

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by lesfalls
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Intl plans Canada launch on July 23, 2018
Replies: 97
Views: 13777

Re: Norwegian Air Intl plans Canada launch on July 23, 2018

How long will it most likely take for the CTA to apporve their application?

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by lesfalls
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eritrean Airlines at MXP?
Replies: 10
Views: 1975

Re: Eritrean Airlines at MXP?

To the OP Just out of curiosity being well travelled myself and considering your youth is their any particular reason why your looking to travel to Eritrea it's an honest question? To tell you all the truth I actually I don't have the biggest intention of going to Eritrea as I only wanted to see wh...

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by lesfalls
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: NEW FORUM RULES
Replies: 118
Views: 39326

Re: NEW FORUM RULES

I wonder if I am even permitted to state my opinion here but I think that there is too much beauracracy wih this. It just seems liks people have completely lost their senses.

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by lesfalls
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/18 : thrust set, speed building ...
Replies: 258
Views: 24283

Re: Irish 2/18 : thrust set, speed building ...

Norwegian to increase SWF from 1 to 2 daily with an 08.30 departure ex DUB. https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/norwegian-air-to-double-flights-on-dublin-new-york-route-1.3382606 Anyone have the exact times for the new morning flight? I can't seem to find it on Norwegian's web...

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by lesfalls
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eritrean Airlines at MXP?
Replies: 10
Views: 1975

Eritrean Airlines at MXP?

For the last month I have been trying to find some information regarding this flight to MXP. I have called numerous numbers on their website and called Malpensa air with their response being that they don't even fly there even though they do. Anyone know by chance wether they have an office in Italy...

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by lesfalls
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY Pulls out of BDL
Replies: 104
Views: 16414

Re: DY Pulls out of BDL

A bit off topic but a bit interesting in regards to how much commitment Norwegian has put into Stewart: http://aeronauticsonline.com/norwegians-operations-at-stewart-international/ In addition it seems that Norwegians flights from SWF/PVD-EDI are also getting reduced. Quite a major drawback which su...

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by lesfalls
Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 12191

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

Of course my plans aren't feasible, but they really would be nice. Even a little bit of relief would be appreciated. I never knew that JFK's site is the size of ATL. That is basically the epitomy of New York mismanagement lol. I shouldn't be surprised, but I am shocked and scared. I mean, how waste...

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by lesfalls
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 30260

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

TK1 seems to be going for JFK.

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by lesfalls
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 30260

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

Any update regarding wether the likes of SU102 will divert or the later arrivals won't be impacted?

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by lesfalls
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 13964

Re: Norwegian reveals its biggest ever year of growth in 2018

The only reason people are flying DY across the Atlantic is because of price. Don't kid yourself otherwise. Being from NYC I personally have never found DY to be significantly cheaper than legacies especially when considering bag fees as well. As someone who also lives in the NYC Area since 2014 I ...

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by lesfalls
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Etihad Regional be replaced by something else?
Replies: 14
Views: 2470

Re: Will Ethiad Regional be replaced by something else?

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Marcello47 wrote:
AZa346 wrote:
Is there a directTrain from Lugano to MXP?

Yes. It's been recently started

No there isn't. The one your thinking about must be the Varese line which for now only goes to Varese. The line will be expanded to MXP in June 2018 and surely by then I see LX probably leaving LUG due to the new line.

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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ariana Afghan Airlines Fleet Plan
Replies: 12
Views: 2519

Re: Ariana Afghan Airlines Fleet Plan

I remember reading that Ariana got an A340 and was supposed to start flights to Europe as they were working with the Afghan Government and European Union to get off the Blacklist, (if i'm not mistaken I read this in the summer) but since then I haven't heard a single thing.

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by lesfalls
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 40
Views: 6641

Re: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

I’m not too surprised JFK-NAP and PMO are being dropped. The immigrant VFR component from Sicily and southern Italy is aging and dying off, and their children and grandchildren just don’t have those family ties to the montherland anymore, no matter how many I’m-so-proud-to-be Italian in-your-face g...

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by lesfalls
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 40
Views: 6641

Re: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

If these new routes are successful, I can see AA being the first to drop JFK-MXP, unless AZ goes out of business first. AA would move the route to PHL. I think that IG in a way is catering to a whole different market with transfers. In addition to that AA I would've thought would have dropped it wh...

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by lesfalls
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 40
Views: 6641

Re: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

If these new routes are successful, I can see AA being the first to drop JFK-MXP, unless AZ goes out of business first. AA would move the route to PHL. I think that IG in a way is catering to a whole different market with transfers. In addition to that AA I would've thought would have dropped it wh...

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by lesfalls
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 40
Views: 6641

Re: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

Looking at Meridiana.com, I noticed there are a lot of connections to Milan Malpensa within Italy timed to meet the new JFK flight rolling out in the next few months. (Such as Lamezia Terme being served 4x weekly to Milan versus Sunday summer only). One has to wonder if IG/QR are planning to eventu...

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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 40
Views: 6641

Re: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

LIPZ wrote:
Looks like the new flights are replacing NAP-JFK and PMO-JFK which IG has been running since 2005.

Really? That comes to me as a shock as those flights always had good loads from what I heard. A real pity to see them go.

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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian start long haul from MADRID
Replies: 62
Views: 13200

Re: Norwegian start long haul from MADRID

I could see JFK-AMS not doing bad with the fares that they will be offering but MAD-JFK will definitely not do well with so much competition.

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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 23728

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSG75OU-nD0

Guess they must be doing well in Germany after AB's failure. I wonder if they will add additional flights.
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JAmie2k9 wrote:
Looks like a new German TV add
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSG75OU-nD0

Guess they must be doing well in Germany after AB's failure. I wonder if they will add additional flights.

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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 40
Views: 6641

Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

Seems that IG is starting MXP-JFK daily effective June 1st and MIA-MXP 4X weekly effective June 8th: MXP 13:10-JFK 16:00 Daily JFK 20:30-MXP 10:30 Daily MXP 13:00-MIA 17:45 1347 MIA 19:45-MXP 11:10 1347 Both flights will be operated with an A330. https://www.meridiana.it/it-IT/travel-plan/book/booki...

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by lesfalls
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX announces HKG-IAD with A350-1000
Replies: 77
Views: 23206

Re: CX to launch IAD

raylee67 wrote:
It would be a nice A359 route. I guess CX is inspired by the success of BOS. IAD will be a heavily premium route as well.

And EWR too.

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by lesfalls
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian start long haul from MADRID
Replies: 62
Views: 13200

Re: Norwegian start long haul from MADRID

Flight times according to routes online: Amsterdam – New York JFK eff 07MAY18 4 weekly 787-9 DY7701 AMS1225 – 1425JFK 789 x357 DY7700 JFK1830 – 0730+1AMS 789 x246 Madrid – Los Angeles eff 15JUL18 4 weekly 787-9 DY7743 MAD1340 – 1640LAX 789 357 DY7743 MAD1650 – 1950LAX 789 1 DY7742 LAX1840 – 1420+1MA...

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by lesfalls
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1126
Views: 143927

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

From March 25th 2018 Norwegian will operate CDG-OSL instead of ORY-OSL. No news yet on what will happen to their HEL/CPH/ARN flights from Orly.

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by lesfalls
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?
Replies: 88
Views: 10489

Re: 5 DY 737's currently over the Atlantic

There is a rumour that a new DY MAX route is to be announced shortly. Anyone in the know? Is it a new destination on either side of the pond or a connecting of the dots? For connecting the dots, ORK-SWF is top on their list if the max-8 can do it on ORK's short runway. Other than that, my guess wou...

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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Euro WideBodies 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3315

Re: Euro WideBodies 2018

Here's what I see scheduled for regular passenger service in March 2018 to/from European Union countries: AY - HEL-LHR - 359 - 31 flights in March 2018 AY - LHR-HEL - 359 - 31 flights in March 2018 BA - AMS-LHR - 767 - 30 flights in March 2018 BA - ARN-LHR - 767 - 52 flights in March 2018 BA - ATH-...

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by lesfalls
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East Asian Airlines at Newark Liberty
Replies: 40
Views: 6775

Re: East Asian Airlines at Newark Liberty

IAHWorldflyer wrote:
Doesn't PR fly YVR-JFK as well? As part of the MNL-YVR-JFK routing. Not sure if they have fifth freedom rights.

They do. The flight operates 3x weekly.

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by lesfalls
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CBX & international flights to TIJ & entering USA ?
Replies: 52
Views: 4015

Re: CBX & international flights to TIJ & entering USA ?

Unless something has changed, Hainan is starting service to TIJ at the start of 2018 which to take advantage of the CBX to get San Diego pax who want to fly direct to China. Since when has Hainan announced a route to TIJ...? It wouldn't not be the the first long haul flight for TIJ. AMX operates so...

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by lesfalls
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor plans to start UIO
Replies: 3
Views: 1294

Re: Condor plans to start UIO

Interesting. Will SDQ-UIO be 5th freedom?

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by lesfalls
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Providence to get a new international carrier
Replies: 7
Views: 1407

Re: Providence to get a new international carrier

I think it could be ASL France. They applied to fly to PVD last year.

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/17 - China in our hands ...
Replies: 217
Views: 28658

Re: Irish 11/17 - China in our hands ...

[twoid][/twoid] With today's announcement of LEVEL launching flights from ORY and Openskies to cease operations after summer 18, where do people think their three 757's are going to go? Any chance they'll end up with Aer Lingus? Just looked: Openskies has F-GPEK, F-HAVI & F-HAVN with an average ...

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Darwin Airlines and SkyWork to die before the end of the year?
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Darwin Airlines and SkyWork to die before the end of the year?

https://www.adriaairways.ch/it-it/break ... ouncement/
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All flights by Adria Switzerland seem to be canceled as it has had its operating licence temporarily revoked.

https://www.adriaairways.ch/it-it/break ... ouncement/

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Darwin Airlines and SkyWork to die before the end of the year?
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Darwin Airlines and SkyWork to die before the end of the year?

JP have announced 6 new routes out of LJU (including GVA), it seems the F7 turboprops are making their way eastwards and possibly under Slovenian register. Seems the F7 deal was all about the planes and nothing else. The writing is on the wall for F7... With that being the case what will happen to ...

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level to launch 5 new destinations and also a new ORY base next S18.
Replies: 61
Views: 20266

Re: Level to launch 5 new destinations and also a new ORY base next S18.

I just looked at ORY-EWR roundtrip in September 2018 and it seems that the flights are operated by Openskies with an IB flight number. I wonder if there is more to this. https://booking.flylevel.com/?triptype=RT&from=PAR&to=NYC&depdate=2018-09-04&retdate=2018-09-21&adt=1&chd=...

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by lesfalls
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET 5th freedom flights in Europe?
Replies: 0
Views: 569

ET 5th freedom flights in Europe?

I know that ET offers OSL-ARN and VIE-ARN as 5th freedom flights but I have also seen that the airline adds on other stops to some of its EU destinations. Are those also 5th freedom flights or the two spoken about above are the sole ones in the continent that they hold?

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