RAFVC10
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About Eritrean And Daallo

Thu Oct 13, 2005 8:36 pm

I must fly on November the JED-JIB route with an 763 of B8 airline and after it, with an IL8 the JIB-HGA route of D3 airline  Sad

Someone has flown with these airlines and planes?

Thanks for the information.

P.S. Must I do a life insurance or not?
El dia que los gilipollas vuelen, no podremos ver la luz del sol!
 
Orion737
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Thu Oct 13, 2005 8:59 pm

Take your Rosary. Brave boy! I would love to ride the IL8, not as brave as you though. Good luck, we will be thinking of you and keeping our eyes and ears open to the news !
 
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Thu Oct 13, 2005 9:08 pm

don;t forget to take your own meal on the plane!
Next destinations, Suarabaya, beirut, paris, Accra
 
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Thu Oct 13, 2005 9:09 pm

I wouldn't worry whatever; instead, I'd be thoroughly excited.
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Thu Oct 13, 2005 9:17 pm

I work for Astraeus, the airline that operates the LGW-CDG-JIB route for D3 Daallo Airlines. I would love a ride in one of the IL8s at Djibouti. Unfortunately, we have to get our crew rest whilst we're down there, so not really a possibility  Sad

Regards

Mike
 
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Thu Oct 13, 2005 10:42 pm

You must mean an Il-18?
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MH017
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Thu Oct 13, 2005 10:52 pm

the 763 of B8 is presently at AMS for some maintenance with KLM, so I'd guess you would be alright on that one...the IL8, though...................  Wow!
don't throw away tomorrow !
 
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Fri Oct 14, 2005 12:17 am

The IL-18 wow!!! Has anybody flown on one??
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Orion737
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Fri Oct 14, 2005 12:23 am

What you mean and lived to tell the tale? Big grin (joke)
 
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Fri Oct 14, 2005 1:13 am

Quoting MD90fan (Reply 7):
The IL-18 wow!!! Has anybody flown on one??

I did in 2003 on a Phoenix Air machine from Sharjah ! It was great fun. See
http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/30697/
Well of course the safety of a Daallo Il-18 is not as good as a Cathay 777 but Daallo seems to deal pretty professionally and responsibly in this tricky environment... Didn't have crashes or so yet. Going by bus in the region is more dangerous.
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RAFVC10
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Fri Oct 14, 2005 3:05 am

The plans of my next tryp are:

I start with an AF flight from BCN to JED (320 and 772) + an B8 flight from JED to JIB (763) + an D3 flight from JIB to HGA (Hargheisa in Somalia) (IL18) + an ET flight from HGA to ADD (F50) + an KQ flight from ADD to NBO (737NG) +
a KL flight from NBO to BCN (772 and 738/9).

But I have a doubt. I heard that LX flies this route. In a quality words, which recommends me: BA, LX, SN or KL??

More:

Before Xmas, I must travel to ACC and as a colleague on this forum said, G0 starts flights from LON to ACC but I know that the plane will be used on this route will be a 752. Maybe use AF but... my company will tell me something.

And Soups!!!!! I´ll take an Antrak Air AT4 from ACC to OUA. I´ll relate my experience when I return from my last tryp in this year.

After my stay here, I´ll fly to TNR from JNB with D6 in a 732 (i´m wrong????). Comments about it will be thankful.
El dia que los gilipollas vuelen, no podremos ver la luz del sol!
 
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Fri Oct 14, 2005 4:00 am

AF is not flying into ACC, just returned from ACC this morning on AZ (which was very bad by the way), it is a very nice place, nice people, you will enjoy it.
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Detroiter
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Fri Oct 14, 2005 5:10 am

i am not sure about those 2 airlines, but i know other airlines in the region that serve those destinations such as IY and ET and both airlines has better reputation. it might be a longer trip though
 
soups
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Fri Oct 14, 2005 9:24 pm

Quoting RAFVC10 (Reply 10):
And Soups!!!!! I´ll take an Antrak Air AT4 from ACC to OUA. I´ll relate my experience when I return from my last tryp in this year.

i believe they are upgrading them to DC9 not sure when tho..

Quoting Thomas_Jaeger (Reply 11):
AF is not flying into ACC, just returned from ACC this morning on AZ (which was very bad by the way), it is a very nice place, nice people, you will enjoy it.

AZ planes are usually dirty from past experience.

Quoting RAFVC10 (Reply 10):
Before Xmas, I must travel to ACC and as a colleague on this forum said, G0 starts flights from LON to ACC but I know that the plane will be used on this route will be a 752. Maybe use AF but... my company will tell me something.

Flight are on 757 until december 30. they will be upgraded to a 767
AF routes its passengers via AMS to ACC
Next destinations, Suarabaya, beirut, paris, Accra
 
AF022
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RE: About Eritrean And Daallo

Sun Oct 16, 2005 3:19 am

Didn't someone used to fly JIB-ASM? I would like to visit ASM but it is not easy getting there.

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