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by SJPBR
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 3917

Re: When Will AA Start Operating 787 mAt MIA?

When the Brazilian economy recovers and AA goes back to secondary markets (like CNF, POA, VCP) that cannot be attended ny 772 and the 763 were retired I doubt VCP ON AA will ever return as long as Azul is there. It is questionable, but if the economy recovers the market is to big there to be neglec...

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by SJPBR
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 3917

Re: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?

When the Brazilian economy recovers and AA goes back to secondary markets (like CNF, POA, VCP) that cannot be attended ny 772 and the 763 were retired

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by SJPBR
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 27500

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

At times, AA has up to 3 x daily MIA-EZE, plus DFW-EZE and JFK-EZE. And they're adding 3 x week LAX-EZE. You can see a lot of AA metal parked at EZE during the afternoon period. And at FCO, this year, just as last, AA has (all seasonal, except PHL) CLT, JFK, DFW, ORD, and PHL making them slightly b...

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by SJPBR
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 586
Views: 89215

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

I have not heard that the 45J 77Es will be reconfigured to 37J; I assume it would be the best option for fleet simplicity which is what AA seems to be obsessed with right now. The first 45J to 37J was done back in February. 37J/24W/212Y will be the configuration for all 772s, however, it will still...

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by SJPBR
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

Are you Sure? The plane is only 12y.o. All I know is that this one is going back to LA to join their fleet. There are others, 18y.o or even older to be "retired". Apparently this conversion had been scheduled for a while now. Another ex LATAM Chile 767 is scheduled to join LATAM Argentina...

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by SJPBR
Fri May 25, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil Airports running on low fuel reserves due to truck drivers strike
Replies: 21
Views: 3335

Re: BSB Airport running on low fuel reserves due to truck drivers strike

Lockouts are illegal in brazilian law. Strikes are allowed. The companies are forcing the drivers to stop (or at least asking them to) to get concessions for both (drivers and companies) from the gov

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by SJPBR
Fri May 25, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil Airports running on low fuel reserves due to truck drivers strike
Replies: 21
Views: 3335

Re: BSB Airport running on low fuel reserves due to truck drivers strike

What are the political motivations behind this strike? Bring chaos to Temer's government? Are the PT/Lula behind this? This is a lockout and not a strike. PT/Lula has nothing to do with this. The truck companies are behind this Perhaps you're using lockout differently from what I learned of the ter...

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by SJPBR
Fri May 25, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil Airports running on low fuel reserves due to truck drivers strike
Replies: 21
Views: 3335

Re: BSB Airport running on low fuel reserves due to truck drivers strike

dcajet wrote:
What are the political motivations behind this strike? Bring chaos to Temer's government? Are the PT/Lula behind this?


This is a lockout and not a strike. PT/Lula has nothing to do with this. The truck companies are behind this

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by SJPBR
Sun May 06, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?
Replies: 58
Views: 5397

Re: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?

...Regardless of the health debate, flights over six hours would be much easier if I could smoke. ATL is the only airport left in the USA, that I know of, that still has smoking lounges post security. Therefore, I always connect in ATL if possible. You can find lounges in IAD and MIA also And outsi...

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by SJPBR
Sat May 05, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?
Replies: 58
Views: 5397

Re: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?

Don't remember it on planes in the USA when I was a kid in the 1980's and 90's, but it was allowed. The only flight I've ever been able to smoke on was an Air Berlin flight from TXL-PMI in 2003. The next year it was out outlawed. Regardless of the health debate, flights over six hours would be much...

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by SJPBR
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United increases stake in Azul, buys part of Hainan shares
Replies: 9
Views: 3062

Re: United increases stake in Azul, buys part of Hainan shares

How can the stake in Azul have an influence in the Avianca - United relationship in the future? Neither Azul nor AV are sufficient for be the partner that *A needs in Brazil. AV does not get in a lot of cities that are necessary to connect to the *A connecting point (GRU). AD is very weak in GRU an...

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by SJPBR
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United increases stake in Azul, buys part of Hainan shares
Replies: 9
Views: 3062

Re: United increases stake in Azul, buys part of Hainan shares

Good news for AD. Azul is way better to fly than LATAM.

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by SJPBR
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Int'l to Int'l Transit at U.S. Airports
Replies: 16
Views: 2089

Re: Int'l to Int'l Transit at U.S. Airports

It depends what you mean by "bypass baggage claim." Since you must pass through Customs, you have to claim the luggage. in ATL, DTW where I usually transfer, you simply drop the bag before security. In ATL you emerge in E or F terminal. DTW if you're on DL, you come out in A (or go straig...

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by SJPBR
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G3 & DL venture to explore open skies between the USA and Brazil
Replies: 3
Views: 811

Re: G3 & DL venture to explore open skies between the USA and Brazil

The open sky was approved by the brazilian congress but in today’s new in Brazil the goverment sayed that it may bot sign the treaty because of the trump steel rules

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by SJPBR
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR postpones start of DOH-GIG-SCL indefinetely
Replies: 26
Views: 5702

Re: QR postpones start of DOH-GIG-SCL indefinetely

EK Just applied to the 2nd DBX-GRU filght and it will be... DBX-GRU-SCL...77W

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by SJPBR
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Embraer KC-390 prospects
Replies: 156
Views: 15698

Re: Embraer KC-390 prospects

The KC-390 is not aimed to USAF. They are looking for the market that RJMAZ said: "Small air forces that operate C-130's as their largest transport in a more strategic airlift role would prefer the KC-390."

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by SJPBR
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2067
Views: 266280

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

2) There was an even longer discussion that UA would order new 763's. Is that dead? UA is indeed interested in adding a few 763s to its fleet but those will come in the form of HA's 763s which are due for retirement this year. They are young frames, in good shape and satisfy UA's requirements. I be...

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by SJPBR
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GRU-PTY-HND with a 787-9 possible?
Replies: 51
Views: 4927

Re: GRU-PTY-HANEDA WITH A 787-9, possible?

I changed my plans, now my virtual airline will fly GRU-LIM-NRT with A350ULR ULR !!!! Your virtual airline?! Are you playing a fantasy airline game? no, I am not olaying a game, jusy imagining possible ways for a RU_NRT route with 1 stop, the viability of this route greetings There are dozen ways o...

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by SJPBR
Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what is the use of wide-body aircraft of KLM?
Replies: 25
Views: 6282

Re: what is the use of wide-body aircraft of KLM?

We had a thread about 777 utilization by KLM in the past that was very cool.... Who was the OP? That was HB-IWC if I recall correctly. It's an old thread. Before the A330, B773 and B787 entered the fleet. But the B767 and the MD11 were still around. Although the B767 was in the process of retiremen...

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by SJPBR
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what is the use of wide-body aircraft of KLM?
Replies: 25
Views: 6282

Re: what is the use of wide-body aircraft of KLM?

We had a thread about 777 utilization by KLM in the past that was very cool.... Who was the OP?

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by SJPBR
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing Partnership confirmed
Replies: 666
Views: 76461

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

How on earth did the Brazilian government acquire one "golden share" that has the power to determine the entire strategic fate of Embraer? For such a valuable asset what was the cost? Is this just another of the many subsidies in the industry? Check EMB history and you will undestand. wha...

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by SJPBR
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing Partnership confirmed
Replies: 666
Views: 76461

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

The talks are on hold as the parties await word from the Brazilian government on whether it would sign off on the combination. The government has a so-called golden share in Embraer that gives it veto powers over such a transaction. Embraer is a crown-jewel of Brazilian industry, and it’s far from ...

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by SJPBR
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing Partnership confirmed
Replies: 666
Views: 76461

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

Embraer stock skyrocketed after this piece of news came up. The Brazilian government has golden shares on Embraer, giving the government veto power over a potential takeover. However, I'd think they'd be tempted to allow the takeover to go through as they need to balance the federal budget ASAP. it...

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by SJPBR
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA keep a global First Class?
Replies: 59
Views: 11083

Re: Why does AA keep a global First Class?

Brickell305 wrote:
I’m pretty sure AA can sell F to EZE and GRU out of Miami.


I’ve been told by an AA agent in GRU that they sell about 50% of F seats in the GRU-MIA.

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by SJPBR
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to retrofit its 777 - again.
Replies: 23
Views: 5485

Re: LATAM to retrofit its 777 - again.

The 777 is a big plane for LATAM. . The 777s have almost double the business class capacity that the A350 has in their configuration This is why I liked. I git upragded to C in ALL 77W flights that I traveled in the last 2 years. In the 350 in only about 50%, evn sometimes beeing number 2-3 in the ...

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by SJPBR
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 611
Views: 116741

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

what about the E190? Any news?

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by SJPBR
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can pilots be fly both cargo and pax planes of the same model?
Replies: 24
Views: 3023

Re: Can pilots be fly both cargo and pax planes of the same model?

Just qn anedoctal example of it! chill out

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by SJPBR
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can pilots be fly both cargo and pax planes of the same model?
Replies: 24
Views: 3023

Re: Can pilots be fly both cargo and pax planes of the same model?

On Varig 707 captain was involved in two crashs. One pax e one cargo 707.


edit: typo

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by SJPBR
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Incident envolving Embraer KC-390 during a test flight
Replies: 42
Views: 12512

Re: Incident envolving Embraer KC-390 during a test flight

according to some news in brazil (I will look for it) the stall was due some movement in test equipament in cargo bay shifitinh the center of gravity in the stall test. Something like the 747F in Kabul... But the pilots have altitude and speed to recover.

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by SJPBR
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA new WB future positions and destinations
Replies: 28
Views: 5836

Re: UA new WB future positions and destinations

Just a point: there are several 77A doing GRU and Europe trips

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by SJPBR
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: how many hours QF/VA aircraft parked at LAX not maintenance ?
Replies: 87
Views: 11441

Re: how many hours QF/VA aircraft parked at LAX not maintenance ?

+ NZ must also have quite a few B777's & B787's sitting at LAX & SFO all day "sunbaking" & paying parking fees. NZ only has 1x 777 daily that spends the day at LAX as NZ1/2 travel onto LHR. NZ 5 arrives 11:40am then departs again at 10:30pm as NZ5. With SFO NZ8 arrives at Midd...

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by SJPBR
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any smoking flights still?
Replies: 36
Views: 9055

Re: Any smoking flights still?

Calder wrote:
I wouldn't mind taking a smoking flight, just for the sake of having the experience.



Not a good one. And I am a smoker...

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by SJPBR
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA JFK to EZE 777-300ER
Replies: 11
Views: 3800

Re: AA JFK to EZE 777-300ER

MIA-GRu will be made with 3 aircraft (double dailynwith one daylight fligth).

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by SJPBR
Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian going nonstop to Sao Paulo again
Replies: 30
Views: 5151

Re: Ethiopian going nonstop to Sao Paulo again

A lot of Asia trafick to/from GRU also goes with TK

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by SJPBR
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future LH Expansion
Replies: 77
Views: 16859

Re: Future LH Expansion

LH and LX pax to SCL are taken care by Latam Brazil (TAM). On the oposite side several places in europe are covered by LH to Latam BR from FRA.

They are not in same alliance but still codeshare and you can earn ff miles ib thia flights...

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by SJPBR
Sat May 27, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?
Replies: 33
Views: 5188

Re: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?

The Cueto's bite was much bigger than what they can swallow.

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by SJPBR
Sat May 27, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?
Replies: 33
Views: 5188

Re: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?

The only feelings hurt here seem to be those of certain Brazilians that still can't reconcile with the fact that their largest airline is in Chilean hands now. Corporations from all over the world own businesses in other countries. The question that relates to this thread is whether Lan is a good o...

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by SJPBR
Fri May 26, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?
Replies: 33
Views: 5188

Re: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?

Off topic, but I have to say it. JJ became a crap of an airline since it was bought by LA. Used to be my first choice always, but not anymore. Even the FIDELIDADE program was destroyed. So sad. I have to agree! Getting worse every day Why do you say that? Can you develop your ideas, what is wrong w...

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by SJPBR
Thu May 25, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?
Replies: 33
Views: 5188

Re: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?

I think the A350s and 77W are fairly new. Where is Latam sending the 77Ws to? JFK, MIA, and what else? From GRU only? Was F Class removed already? I think they were also due to receive some updates in the form of changes to the upholstery of the seats and new fully horizontal J-class seats. Latam w...

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by SJPBR
Thu May 25, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?
Replies: 33
Views: 5188

Re: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?

One of those frames is old, but the rest have line numbers in the 900s and 1000s. Didn't LAN change some of that order to Dreamliners? Many of the LATAM Brasil 763s haven't even reached their first D check yet (being between 3-5 years old). ...and to add - more comfortable passenger seating. A 2-3-...

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by SJPBR
Thu May 25, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?
Replies: 33
Views: 5188

Re: Will LATAM Brasil replace their 763 with 788 soon?

oksman wrote:
Off topic, but I have to say it.
JJ became a crap of an airline since it was bought by LA. Used to be my first choice always, but not anymore. Even the FIDELIDADE program was destroyed. So sad.


I have to agree! Getting worse every day

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by SJPBR
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Upcoming Schedule/Equipment Changes
Replies: 65
Views: 13035

Re: AA Upcoming Schedule/Equipment Changes

ahj2000 wrote:
Interesting to see how DFW-GIG will do.



With the Brazilian economy improving just a little it will work fine. It will cover all GIG-West of Mississipi market.

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by SJPBR
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Flights within the USA and North America
Replies: 73
Views: 8801

Re: 747 Flights within the USA and North America

I think of SFO-IAD in UA

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by SJPBR
Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One route aircraft
Replies: 52
Views: 9229

Re: One route aircraft

In the past TAM used the 2 A345 only in GRU-FRA

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by SJPBR
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago O'Hare Summer 2017 Int'l Schedule
Replies: 50
Views: 8260

Re: Chicago O'Hare Summer 2017 Int'l Schedule

Great post. I'm surprised (...) and the lack of South American flights other than Uniteds GRU. It's a hell of back track for most connections destinations. All other major hubs linked to GRU from US3 are better localized (IAH, MIA, ATL, DFW and even JFK, EWR, DTW or IAD). That said this flight is g...

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by SJPBR
Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca and the A318
Replies: 24
Views: 4717

Re: Avianca and the A318

According to an user in Forum Contato Radar in Brazil AVB had 14 A319. 2 returned to lessor, 6 are flying and 6 parked in airports mostly missing engines (the PW). I remember seeing parked and engineless A318 in SSA, BSB and CGH.

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by SJPBR
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Fleet Repaint Updates
Replies: 48
Views: 7675

Re: LATAM Group painting?

This painting process is being really slow... I think that not even the company is really comfortable with this new livery/logo. That's what I was thinking but as well LATAM isn't making profit. Ps I am 100% sure about the Profit. Yes. The bottomline is that the people from Santiago does not have a...

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by SJPBR
Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Fleet Repaint Updates
Replies: 48
Views: 7675

Re: LATAM Group painting?

This painting process is being really slow... I think that not even the company is really comfortable with this new livery/logo.

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by SJPBR
Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar begins LATAM A350 operation?
Replies: 36
Views: 9207

Re: Qatar begins LATAM A350 operation?

I think that the problem is not only the brazilian economy as other companies are increasing their flights to Brazil. I do believe that the Chilenians does not have a clue in what they can do with the former TAM....

BTW I flew MAD-GRU last week in the 350 in business... Nice ride....

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by SJPBR
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787s - will ever fly out of MIA?
Replies: 20
Views: 3675

Re: AA 787s - will ever fly out of MIA?

I agree with this. Also, Brazil will eventually start to do better and it may be a good plane for secondary Brazilian markets. Maybe some other Latin American flying when the region is strong like ASU or COR. At some point they will have to put the 787 to these routes (like CNF) or cancel them. The...

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