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"yes" At SFO Today

Wed Nov 12, 2003 8:34 am

There was a special charter visitor to SFO this afternoon. An all white 767 with "yes" on the side and a green emblem on the tail was at A2. The arrivals board stated that this was an Iceland Air flight 838. There were 245 PAX on board. This flight was a non-stop Reykjavik-SFO route.

Just curious to know if anyone has info on this airline.
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RE: "yes" At SFO Today

Wed Nov 12, 2003 9:00 am

It's a Portuguese charter airline that operates mostly L1011s on their longhaul charters. You should feel lucky since you are one of the few to see a 767 in Yes colors.
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RE: "yes" At SFO Today

Wed Nov 12, 2003 9:07 am

Flight Number ICE838
Owner / Operator Icelandair

Aircraft Type B763
Manufacturer / Model
Serial Number
Model Year / Cert Date
Flight Plan Received 11-11-2003 17:42
Planned Alt 350
Planned Speed M080
Planned Dep 11-11-2003 18:05
Actual Dep
Last Visited
Planned Arrival 11-11-2003 18:05
Estimated Arrival
Actual Arrival 11-11-2003 19:56
Last Position 3735N 12218W
Speed 144
Altitude 010
Last Update 11-11-2003 19:51
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RE: "yes" At SFO Today

Wed Nov 12, 2003 9:16 am

Looks like it's the only 767 they've got...
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RE: "yes" At SFO Today

Thu Nov 13, 2003 3:40 am

I saw this plane also, as I arrived on BA 285 from LHR. I assumed it was a routine Mexican resort charter flight.
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RE: "yes" At SFO Today

Thu Nov 13, 2003 4:05 am


Interesting airplane at SFO. Yes infact is a portuguese airline that belongs part to TAP and part to a portuguese operator called Abreu Travel. They indeed used a L1011-500 and they got this 767 a few months ago. My feeling is that plane only was used during the peak summer season to fly the portuguese tourists to places in Northern Brazil, Punta Cana, Santo Domingo.
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