VirginFSM
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Any News/Pics Of VS Inaugural Havana Today?

Tue Jun 28, 2005 4:19 am

Hi All

Any News/Pics of VS Inaugural Havana Today?

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AirWales
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RE: Any News/Pics Of VS Inaugural Havana Today?

Tue Jun 28, 2005 4:53 am

Not much but a little info can be found in this link

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/finan...VP80.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

No pics as of yet though.
 
rj777
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RE: Any News/Pics Of VS Inaugural Havana Today?

Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:40 am

Very Interesting!
Now if only a few things here in the US can happen then we could see US Airlines flying there. I know it would be a short hop!
 
bennett123
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RE: Any News/Pics Of VS Inaugural Havana Today?

Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:46 am

I suspect that this could be a problem with Virgin USA.
 
BigGSFO
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RE: Any News/Pics Of VS Inaugural Havana Today?

Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:52 am

How is the routing on this flight? is it via NAS? Or non-stop in both directions?
 
miaskies
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RE: Any News/Pics Of VS Inaugural Havana Today?

Tue Jun 28, 2005 6:03 am

Quoting Rj777 (Reply 2):
Very Interesting!
Now if only a few things here in the US can happen then we could see US Airlines flying there. I know it would be a short hop!

Although not scheduled, US airlines do fly to Havana and other points in Cuba.
American Airlines' affiliate American Eagle flies from MIA to Havana and other key cities in CUBA with their AT7's. Gulfstream Int'l does as well...

Back in the 90's when UA had a strong presence in MIA, they flew bigger jets down to HAV from MIA.
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VS747SPUR
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RE: Any News/Pics Of VS Inaugural Havana Today?

Tue Jun 28, 2005 6:25 am

I saw the flight take off but forgot my camera  Sad
I think the flight it straight to Havana, do correct me if I am wrong ?

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stpeterc
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RE: Any News/Pics Of VS Inaugural Havana Today?

Tue Jun 28, 2005 11:43 am

Quoting MIASkies (Reply 5):
Although not scheduled, US airlines do fly to Havana and other points in Cuba.
American Airlines' affiliate American Eagle flies from MIA to Havana and other key cities in CUBA with their AT7's. Gulfstream Int'l does as well...

I flew a UA 757 from MIA to HAV and an AA Eagle ATR from SCU to MIA in 2003 and a TACA A-320 round trip from LAX to HAV in 2004. There's nothing like landing at HAV. Absolutely beautiful.

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RE: Any News/Pics Of VS Inaugural Havana Today?

Tue Jun 28, 2005 8:04 pm

CNN earlier showed footage of the VS 747 arriving at HAV. There was your requisite flag waving by Richard Branson.

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