dakotasport
Posts: 225
Joined: Sat Dec 16, 2000 5:20 am

New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Mon Dec 06, 2004 1:36 pm

Well, it looks like they'll be a new vacation airline taking to the skies VERY soon. http://www.gosvo.com is a strictly vacation 'hot spot destination' airline operation out of YHM and Niagara airports. Leasing a 727 and all! Wonder how long this on 'ill last?

Any guesses?
 
Hannigan
Posts: 315
Joined: Tue Mar 23, 2004 6:26 am

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Mon Dec 06, 2004 1:39 pm

Looks like they are doing well. Small operations are happy operations...
We got planes! We got gates! What the hell!
 
miamix707
Posts: 3848
Joined: Tue Oct 21, 2003 2:22 pm

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Mon Dec 06, 2004 4:52 pm


taken from the Buffalo Business First

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/stories/2004/10/25/daily36.html


October 28, 2004

N.F. charter air service geared to Ontario customers
Charter flights to Mexico, Florida and the Dominican Republic will begin departing from the Niagara Falls International Airport in December, officials announced Thursday.

The flights can be booked through www.GoSVO.com.

Most customers will reside between Hamilton and Niagara Falls where the distance to both Pearson International and the Niagara Falls airport is equally inconvenient, said GoSVO President Irina Lazareva, whose company will charter flights on an unnamed U.S. airline.

Starting Dec. 17, a flight will depart for Cancun and every Saturday starting Dec.18, a flight will leave for Punta Cana. On Saturday, Dec. 18, service begins to Orlando's International Airport each weekend. Flights will be on 176 seat 727 aircraft.

GoSVO has for a limited time an introductory seat sale with fares available on all flights at bargain prices, such as Cancun for $399 plus tax.

A luxury airport coach transfer with pick-up points between Toronto and Niagara Falls will be available for those wishing to leave the car at home. Free parking on site will be available to customers who drive their cars to the Niagara Falls airport.

------------------------


"whose company will charter flights on an unnamed U.S. airline"


So that would be either Planet or Champion?
 
robsawatsky
Posts: 477
Joined: Thu Dec 18, 2003 7:07 am

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Tue Dec 07, 2004 3:53 am

I think calling GoSVO an airline is a stretch. They appear to be a tour operator that charters a real airline to operate their flights.

Interesting that they don't name the airline, since if they themselves don't have a air transport license and aviaition document they are required by CTA regulations to name the actual carrier.

 
Noise
Posts: 2012
Joined: Wed Dec 22, 1999 7:38 am

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Tue Dec 07, 2004 5:25 am

Are they operating out of Niagara Falls, Canada...or Niagara Falls, USA?
 
yhmfan
Posts: 571
Joined: Tue Feb 17, 2004 2:44 pm

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Tue Dec 07, 2004 12:12 pm

Dakotasport;
I tried their website and the YHM website and neither mentions flights out of YHM. Any additional info?

Also, can someone please explain under what rules can a foreign airline operate flights out of US without having any flights out of its own home country.
I am sure it is one of those xth freedom rules that I never quite understand!!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you
 
EnviroTO
Posts: 723
Joined: Sat Aug 07, 2004 12:11 pm

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Tue Dec 07, 2004 12:13 pm

That would have to be Niagara NY, and Hamilton. I don't think a 727 can fit at Niagara-on-the-Lake and I can't think of any other decent sized airports in the Niagara region on the Canadian side.
 
Cpt Underpants
Posts: 160
Joined: Sat May 05, 2001 10:37 am

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Tue Dec 07, 2004 12:46 pm

The flights are out of IAG, there are no flights out of YHM with them. Interesting that you can't find the name of their carrier anywhere on the website, which makes me suspicious straight away. Which US charter airlines operate B727-200s and B737-300s?

In checking out the FAQ on their website, I found this interesting tidbit...

Q: Is the U.S. border a pain in the neck?
A: Provided you have the right documentation and don't look like Osama Bin Laden there should be no problems. Allow for some delays at peak times.

Classy, eh?
 
ac7e7
Posts: 655
Joined: Mon Oct 25, 2004 7:27 am

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Tue Dec 07, 2004 12:56 pm

I give them 30 days. Sorry.
 
N766UA
Posts: 7843
Joined: Thu Jul 29, 1999 3:50 am

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Tue Dec 07, 2004 1:07 pm

You've gotta be kidding me...

From their FAQ page:

Q: Will my fat butt fit the seat?
A: If you generally experience discomfort and over-hang the next seat you should purchase a second seat - we'll give you a good deal.

Q: Does GoSVO accept unaccompanied kids?
A: No. We love kids, but we don't need this extra hassle.

Gotta be fake or something.
This Website Censors Me
 
Olympus69
Posts: 1571
Joined: Sat Jun 15, 2002 11:21 pm

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Wed Dec 08, 2004 4:22 am

I don't think a 727 can fit at Niagara-on-the-Lake and I can't think of any other decent sized airports in the Niagara region on the Canadian side.

YSN (St. Catharines/Niagara District) has an 8,000' runway.
 
yow
Posts: 2125
Joined: Sun Jun 03, 2001 2:47 pm

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Wed Dec 08, 2004 5:09 am

Taken right from their website, flights will operate from Niagara Falls, NY: http://www.nfta.com/nfairport/
 
AirNova
Posts: 78
Joined: Thu Feb 17, 2000 9:40 am

RE: New Canadian Airline.......AGAIN!

Wed Dec 08, 2004 10:23 am

Their FAQ is hilarious!!!!