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EK Flights To US Via Europe

Sun Mar 04, 2007 3:31 am

Is EK planning anymore flights to the US via Europe? One through the UK or CDG would be nice if they can get it. I understand the JFK-HAM-JFK flight is not doing too well.
 
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RE: EK Flights To US Via Europe

Sun Mar 04, 2007 6:37 am

Quoting DZ09 (Thread starter):
I understand the JFK-HAM-JFK flight is not doing too well.

Since they are down grading the JFK-HAM-JFK route from a 773 to a A345, I guess it's not that great.
 
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RE: EK Flights To US Via Europe

Sun Mar 04, 2007 6:59 am

Quoting Legacyins (Reply 1):
Since they are down grading the JFK-HAM-JFK route from a 773 to a A345, I guess it's not that great.

Or the premium demand is higher than expected, and they chose to leave behind low-yield pax.
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RE: EK Flights To US Via Europe

Sun Mar 04, 2007 6:34 pm

Quoting A342 (Reply 2):
Or the premium demand is higher than expected, and they chose to leave behind low-yield pax.

 checkmark  Sound logical to me and these where my taught exactly... any one know of the loads on the flight?
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RE: EK Flights To US Via Europe

Sun Mar 04, 2007 11:05 pm

I read in another forum that its getting better day by day on that route, however in HAM was before DL manytimes and always the revenue wasn't good enough even with high loads. Guess EK have the same problem at least for the JFK-HAM leg. The other one further down to DXB is probaly very good and they need extra premium seats. Personally I know already some two friends of me travelling to DXB and further to HKG in First and they reporting its quite full always and much more cheaper than on LH.
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RE: EK Flights To US Via Europe

Mon Mar 05, 2007 2:13 am

Quoting PEET7G (Reply 3):
Quoting A342 (Reply 2):
Or the premium demand is higher than expected, and they chose to leave behind low-yield pax.

checkmark Sound logical to me and these where my taught exactly... any one know of the loads on the flight?

On the other thread on the forum about this route being downgraded from 773ER to A345, 2 or 3 different people said they'd flown the HAM-JFK leg of the flight, and there had only 25-40 people on it.

The route just isn't doing well. It is also competing with CO's EWR-HAM flight, which offers connectivity stateside.
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