dba4u
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What's Up With Air Via (VIM)?

Tue Feb 21, 2006 9:22 pm

Hi everybody!

What's Air Vias current situation? The last I've heard was that they were supposed to cease ops. in 2006, but when I checked the itinerary of my summer holiday in Bulgaria I found myself booked on Air Via. Their homepage is currently offline, but shows a very bad photoshoped pic of an A320 in VIM colours, is this to become reality or only a dream of VIM's CEO?

So my question is
1) Will they be still around during the summer
and
2) What aircraft will they fly?

I'm a bit confused right now, 'cause I can't see them getting A320's with no money to spend.
 
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viasa
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RE: What's Up With Air Via (VIM)?

Wed Feb 22, 2006 1:23 am

Air Via is in progress to change the fleet to A320. The first contract is signed (former Aero Flight aircraft).

And they get two more A320 this year.

As I know the order of Tu-204 is cancelled.
 
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delyan
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RE: What's Up With Air Via (VIM)?

Thu Feb 23, 2006 8:53 am

VIA will be operating with 3 A320s and a few Tu154s:

msn 580 A320-232(V2500) D-ARFC 1996
msn 2108 A320-232(V2500) D-ARFD 2004
msn 2128 A320-232(V2500) D-ARFF 2004

*The information above is from www.BGspotters.net
 
dba4u
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RE: What's Up With Air Via (VIM)?

Fri Feb 24, 2006 4:38 am

Thanks a lot for the replies!
I'm very happy that they're still around
 
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viasa
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RE: What's Up With Air Via (VIM)?

Sat Feb 25, 2006 8:10 am

Quoting Delyan (Reply 2):
msn 2128 A320-232(V2500) D-ARFF 2004

That's not correct. This plane goes to Air Astana as P4-PAS.
 
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delyan
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RE: What's Up With Air Via (VIM)?

Sun Mar 12, 2006 5:11 am

Here's their first A320

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