A388
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China Airlines Cargo At MIA?

Sun Jul 18, 2004 4:58 am

The question is obvious. I found a photo of a China Airlines Cargo 747-400F at Miami International Airport. Does China Airlines Cargo operate regular cargo flights to Miami, or was it a charter flight? Which Asian airlines used to or are still operating to Miami? Is there a market for Asian airlines to Miami, maybe as a leisure destination? It would be nice to see an Asian airline operating flights to Miami. Japan Airlines or ANA (All Nippon Airways) would be nice to see at Miami  Wink/being sarcastic


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SafetyDude
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RE: China Airlines Cargo At MIA?

Sun Jul 18, 2004 6:30 am

I am not entirely sure, but with numerous pictures in the database over the course of about a year, and none with any special remarks, I would assume that, yes, they do have regular service.

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n757kw
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RE: China Airlines Cargo At MIA?

Sun Jul 18, 2004 6:36 am

Yes, it is a regular schedule flight. It use to share with ATL but I am not sure anymore. China Airlines changes their schedules often.

ATL appears to be more popular for Asian cargo carriers. ATL has EVA, China Airlines, Korean Air, and JAL. Only KE offers passenger service from ATL, flights are usually booked to capacity.

Rumors always fly concerning adding service to MIA. I had heard both EVA and Korean are looking at service. Personally, I would love to see KE add service to MIA, save me a lot of trouble transferring freight to Central and South America.

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FLAIRPORT
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RE: China Airlines Cargo At MIA?

Sun Jul 18, 2004 6:37 am

I always see on Flytecomm a China Air plane from MIA to ATL and I know the China Air is regular at MIA
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GARUDAROD
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RE: China Airlines Cargo At MIA?

Sun Jul 18, 2004 10:58 am


China Airlines has been flying into MIA for at least the last 5 years.
At one time the flight came from flew to DFW but as stated above it
now transits ATL and ANC to/from TPE.
KE has had interest in starting MIA for nearly 20years, but for whatever
reasons, they have never started their flights. The closest they come is
a cargo Drop Station where they truck their cargo to ATL & JFK
Cargo doesn't whine, moan, or complain
 
MAH4546
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RE: China Airlines Cargo At MIA?

Sun Jul 18, 2004 3:14 pm

As stated, China Airlines is a regular visitor to Miami. I think three times a week (or is two?). I had thought the routing was MIA-ANC-TPE, but I guess not.

The only other Asian carrier at MIA is El Al Israel Airlines, with two weekly flights to Tel Aviv via Newark (772 during low season; 744 during peak travel).

JAL used to fly to MIA with DC8s in the 1980s, the routing was NRT-ANC-MIA-GRU. Royal Jordanian also flew to MIA in the late 80s/early 90s, routed AMM-VIE-MIA with A310s. That is about it with Asian carriers at MIA, at least passenger-wise.



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A388
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RE: China Airlines Cargo At MIA?

Mon Jul 19, 2004 4:18 am

Hey everybody,

Thanks for your the replies. Can we ever see an Asian airline operate to Miami in the medium or longer term? Is demand from Asia growing to Miami from a tourism perspective?

A388
 
airmale
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RE: China Airlines Cargo At MIA?

Mon Jul 19, 2004 5:09 pm

CI Cargo also serve Nashville in Tenesse, the only scheduled Asian carrier there.
.....up there with the best!
 
JJMNGR
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RE: China Airlines Cargo At MIA?

Tue Jul 20, 2004 12:22 am

Ci operates regular to MIA 5 x a week. JJ mantain an agreement with them to sell cargo to Fareast and works very, very fine!