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Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:18 am



THE CENTRAL AMERICAN AVIATION THREAD
PART XLVI


"Tribute to Tikal Jets"

Tikal Jets Airlines was an airline based at La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City. It was in service from 1992 to 2006.
It changed ownership in 1998 to become the Guatemalan national flagship airline. At that time, Tikal Jets had been very successful with constant growth, becoming one of the leader businesses in Guatemala. I think its most successful route was GUA-FRS.
With sustainable growth, Tikal Jets Airlines had been able to acquire modern and larger airplanes. Tikal Jets Airlines can be considered Central America's first low-cost carrier. Financial issues led to the disappearance of the airline.

IATA Code: WU
Hub: La Aurora International Airport.
Regular destinations: Guatemala City, Flores, Cancun, Mexico City, Cancun, Managua and San Pedro Sula.

Fleet in August 2006:
2 DC-9-51: TG-ALE, TG-JII
1 DC-9-32: TG-URY
3 L LET L-410UVP Turbolet: YN-CFE, unknown, unknown

Previous fleet:
2 BAC 1-11 Series 401AK: TG-TJF, TG-TJK









Edited on January 10th 2012.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:09 am

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Thread starter):
"Tribute to Tikal Jets"

R.I.P. Tikal Jet.
Now that TA has become more Colombian than Centralamerican, there might be room for local airlines based in GUA and MGA to better take care of those markets most importan O/D routes. Not enough may do TA/AV flying passengers from GUA/MGA to MIA/LAX via SAL.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:29 am

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Thread starter):
"Tribute to Tikal Jets"

Greatly missed, and I think that their success in a sense was that they made the routes very competitive GUA-FRS at $99, GUA-MEX at $300, etc.

But their downfall was trying to enter SAL and SJO instead of securing routes to the US. Their docket was filed weeks before they were out of the skies. Adding to that the cartel's best practices.

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Thread starter):
Regular destinations: Guatemala City, Flores, Cancun, Mexico City, Cancun, Managua and San Pedro Sula.

They also flew to BZE for a while (emphasis on "while")

But I have to say that if I could pick a name that I would like to see again on an a/c would be AeroQuetzal, dunno just has a nice ring to it. Also the short lived Mayan World Airlines had a nice logo.
nice and spacious airports in need of new airlines and flights... GUA or FRS anyone?... anyone at all?
 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:18 am

Quoting aer (Reply 2):
Greatly missed, and I think that their success in a sense was that they made the routes very competitive GUA-FRS at $99, GUA-MEX at $300, etc.

They even had promotion all you can fly from $199 to $699 when they had Flores, Mexico City, Havana and Cancun.

http://guatemala.travelreality.com/h...ala&Categoria=Noticias&AlbumID=348

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:38 pm

I recall seeing WU here in Belize. They were a little ahead of their times.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:48 pm

Quoting 2travel2know2 (Reply 1):
Not enough may do TA/AV flying passengers from GUA/MGA to MIA/LAX via SAL.

Yea changing planes is not fun. My business associate got stuck in PTY late last night waiting for a almost 3 hour delay on his connection to Santo Domingo. They finally made it in at past 3AM He was not happy ...

[Edited 2012-01-11 06:56:28]
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:00 pm

Quoting aer (Reply 2):
their downfall was trying to enter SAL and SJO

That was a big no-no back then.

Quoting aer (Reply 2):
the cartel's best practices
Quoting yellowtail (Reply 4):
They were a little ahead of their times

Indeed they were.. now the cartel's sphere of influence is gradually shifting away from CentAm and the fetid "tráfico de influencias" vacuum should open up a range of possibilities for Honduran and/or Guatemalan start–ups and established small players like PM and 5C alike.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:17 pm

Quoting mt99 (Reply 5):
Yea changing planes is not fun. My business associate got stuck in PTY late last night waiting for a almost 3 hour delay on his connection to Santo Domingo. They finally made it in at past 3AM He was not happy ...

Sorry to hear your business associate couldn't get a seat on the non-stop flight from wherever he was flying to SDQ and had to fly via PTY hub also sorry not to hear if CM offered him the option of a hotel night in PTY and flight to SDQ next morning.
CM could be so unfair and unconsidered with its passengers sometimes..
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:23 pm

Quoting 2travel2know2 (Reply 7):
Sorry to hear your business associate couldn't get a seat on the non-stop flight from wherever he was flying to SDQ and had to fly via PTY hub also sorry not to hear if CM

He actually choose to fly thru PTY, as he wanted to make a stop-over on the way back to visit a friend in Panama.

Quoting 2travel2know2 (Reply 7):
PTY hub also sorry not to hear if CM offered him the option of a hotel night in PTY and flight to SDQ next morning.

Apparently they got Subway sandwiches.. His other complain was that the bar at VIP room seemed to close early hahah
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:43 pm

Quoting mt99 (Reply 8):
His other complain was that the bar at VIP room seemed to close early hahah

I believe the bar at the Presidents Club, now COPA Club stops serving liquor at 0200h weeknights because a new Panamanian law, Ley Zanahoria (Carrots' law). Either that or the COPA club closes just a while after last CM flight has departed for the evening.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:29 pm

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 6):
the cartel's sphere of influence is gradually shifting away from CentAm and the fetid "tráfico de influencias" vacuum should open up a range of possibilities

Obviously this slow and gradual process will be partly dependent on Kriete either retiring or passing on.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:34 pm

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 10):
Obviously this slow and gradual process will be partly dependent on Kriete either retiring or passing on.

Are you really wishing ill on a human being?
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:36 pm

Quoting 2travel2know2 (Reply 7):
CM could be so unfair and unconsidered with its passengers sometimes..

I do think CM is very fair with its passangers, a brazilian man was telling me he had his canon camera stolen in panama it was inside his suit case, it was professional one, he had the receipts he GOT REFUNDED by CM, nnnnnnnnnneeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeever TAM or Gol would do the same in brazil, they'd refuse to file the complaint and then the pax would lawsuit them and in the end they'd reach a deal! ]

my aunt also lost her conection in PTY years ago and she got 300 USD in cash! and plus hotel etc.. etc...
 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:59 pm

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 6):
Indeed they were.. now the cartel's sphere of influence is gradually shifting away from CentAm and the fetid "tráfico de influencias" vacuum should open up a range of possibilities for Honduran and/or Guatemalan start–ups and established small players like PM and 5C alike.

yeah right....they are still very much hard at work.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:03 pm

Quoting mt99 (Reply 11):
Are you really wishing ill on a human being?

Nonsense.. suppose I said the heir–apparent Prince Charles would succeed to the throne of England in the event that his mother either abdicates or dies.. following your flawed train of thought, I would be "wishing ill" on Elizabeth II.

Quoting andrefranca (Reply 12):
he had his canon camera stolen in panama it was inside his suit case, it was professional one, he had the receipts he GOT REFUNDED by CM

TACA customer service would have promptly replaced it on the spot (no questions asked) with one of these..

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:36 pm

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 14):
Nonsense.. suppose I said the heir–apparent Prince Charles would succeed to the throne of England in the event that his mother either abdicates or dies.. following your flawed train of thought, I would be "wishing ill" on Elizabeth II.

I was just taking your comments into context with the other wonderful comments you have had about the Gentleman. I may have assumed wrongly that you wish him anything other than a long and fruitful life.  
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Thu Jan 12, 2012 4:17 am

Quoting mt99 (Reply 15):
I may have assumed wrongly that you wish him anything other than a long and fruitful life

I have nothing against him personally.. however, I do take issue with his blatant and long–standing disregard for corporate ethics and integrity.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:32 pm

The new LIR passenger terminal finally opened its doors this morning to process tourists departing for MIA on board AA2164 (738) and those arriving from SYQ on board 5C550 (DHT) which is an MGA–bound through flight.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:47 pm

More images of the new LIR passenger terminal: 123456 (courtesy La Nación www.nacion.com)
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:55 am

According to this link in Guatemalan newpaper "El Periodico" Tag will start flying to Cancun and Palanque from Flores. I read in other forum that they will get 2 more Saab340 and they will retire 2 of the 5 Emb110.

They will start operation on April 2012

http://www.elperiodico.com.gt/es/20120112/economia/206309/

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:59 am

Hey guys,

Just wanted to share here my latest TR, Panama-Monterrey with Copa in C class. It's one of Copa's latest routes and I'm very happy to have flown it... I had been waiting many years for this nonstop flight.

Copa Airlines Business: Panama - Monterrey 73G


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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:24 am

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 17):
The new LIR passenger terminal finally opened its doors this morning to process tourists departing for MIA on board AA2164 (738) and those arriving from SYQ on board 5C550 (DHT) which is an MGA–bound through flight.


I just watched a report on TV, where the Costa Rican officials are trying to promote the European tourism to Liberia in the coming months.




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Quoting luisde8cd (Reply 20):
Panama-Monterrey with Copa


CM PTY-MTY was part of the expansion plans on Copa Airlines during the previous year. This route was also included into the recent expansion of the bilateral agreement between Mexico and Panama.
You were lucky to fly this new route that has less than one month of commercial operation !

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:11 pm

Quoting luisde8cd (Reply 20):
Just wanted to share here my latest TR, Panama-Monterrey with Copa in C class

I enjoyed reading that.. thanks!  

Speaking of trip reports, this lady emailed a local english–language weekly to comment on her recent air travel experience with CM..

But I am thankful to report that my travel experience on Copa Airlines —not a U.S. company— was surprisingly enjoyable. Staff at the airport was friendly and helpful, lines were short and moved quickly, flight attendants were attentive and served food (!), no extra baggage fees, no problems, no stress. That kind of customer service is going to put other airlines out of business.

Almost a week later, another lady wrote in to rave about how she thoroughly enjoyed her flight, this one with TA..

Copa, and its subsidiary, Taca, give a great experience. Blankets and pillows waiting on your seat, food and drink on even the one-hour flights. I took Taca from Chicago (left from the International Terminal, which is very quiet and easy) through El Salvador, and arrived in Costa Rica incredibly relaxed. It was hands–down the best airline experience.

Oops.. there goes one customer who failed the brand awareness test. 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:31 pm

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 22):
Almost a week later, another lady wrote in to rave about how she thoroughly enjoyed her flight, this one with TA..

The world is obviously coming to an end.....it is 2012 after all.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:34 pm

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 22):
Copa, and its subsidiary, Taca, give a great experience

Hahahha.. i am sure that would give you pal Mr. Krite a few sleepless nights..
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:39 pm

I truly have to save this lady's comment for the next time I run in Montero. he will have a really good laugh.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:42 pm

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 23):
The world is obviously coming to an end.....it is 2012 after all.

If CM announces BZE - then the world is trully doomed on 2012  
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:44 pm

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 22):
Copa, and its subsidiary, Taca, give a great experience.

Ohhh boy, this can't be good.

Quoting juanchito (Reply 19):
According to this link in Guatemalan newpaper "El Periodico" Tag will start flying to Cancun and Palanque from Flores.

I saw it in Prensa Libre also on the same day (Jan 12), good for them for thinking of FRS and its potential as a local leisure hub; and it doesn't hurt having PM's experience on their side. Now TAG only needs an IATA and ICAO code. Also a call sign would hurt, listening to live atc for their registrations isn't fun.

[Edited 2012-01-13 08:45:11]

[Edited 2012-01-13 09:02:28]
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:04 pm

And better late then never Guatemala's DGAC finally published an GUA website
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:15 pm

They might not have a ICAO code but TAG are wiley operators. They are very aggressive. I wish them well.

Quoting mt99 (Reply 26):


If CM announces BZE - then the world is trully doomed on 2012  



what if B6 announces. Or WN?
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:17 pm

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 29):
what if B6 announces. Or WN?

Then we wont make it to April 2012!!
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:15 pm

Quoting aer (Reply 28):
Guatemala's DGAC finally published an GUA website

Looks sharp.. except for the fact that they seem to rely on flightstats for their webFIDS.

Quoting mt99 (Reply 30):
Quoting yellowtail (Reply 29):
what if B6 announces. Or WN?

Then we wont make it to April 2012!!

  
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:44 pm

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 31):
Looks sharp.. except for the fact that they seem to rely on flightstats for their webFIDS.

I know, it just falls under the category of (stressing the spelling) pior es nada usté
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:06 am

Quoting aer (Reply 28):
Guatemala's DGAC finally published an GUA website


I hope that the aviation authorities of Guatemala someday would include better annual statistics related to passenger operations.

Regards.

[Edited 2012-01-13 20:10:46]
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Sun Jan 15, 2012 11:10 pm

I would include the following data derived from the DGAC website from Guatemala:


Mundo Maya International Airport in Santa Elena de Flores managed 100 525 travelers in 2010.



Passengers mobilized at GUA in 2010:

American Airlines.........321 232.............16%
Continental Airlines......254 003.............13%
Delta Air Lines..............201 441.............10%
Copa Airlines................283 753.............14%
Iberia..............................56 670.................3%
Spirit Airlines.................52 245..................3%
Mexicana......................116 570.................6%
TACA............................678 455...............34%
Others................................6255..................1%
ALL.............................1 970 624..............100%


TACA by far led the traffic at GUA.
Spirit hasn't had a great venture yet in their operations heading to South Florida.
The traffic from the defunct Mexicana was probably grabbed by either TACA, AeroMexico Connect and Interjet.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:31 pm

DL413 (ATLSJO B752) diverted to TPA last night, following an incident with a German couple (sitting in F) who appear to have "raised concerns about the food and beverage service" about forty–five minutes into the flight.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:48 pm

The aircraft was cruising at FL370 some ten nautical miles east of TPA when the diversion commenced.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:44 pm

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 35):

DL413 (ATLSJO B752) diverted to TPA last night, following an incident with a German couple (sitting in F) who appear to have "raised concerns about the food and beverage service" about forty–five minutes into the flight.

Food service? what food service?
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:54 pm

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 37):

Not wanting to come with prejudice guys, BUT Cabin crew in north america are notorious to find any excuse to kick pax off the flight if they feel they are demanding too much! I've being working with germans on the past 6 years and they're unlikely to be "unrully" .... just my thoughts!
 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:25 pm

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 21):
CM PTY-MTY was part of the expansion plans on Copa Airlines during the previous year. This route was also included into the recent expansion of the bilateral agreement between Mexico and Panama.
You were lucky to fly this new route that has less than one month of commercial operation !

How is CM doing on ths route? Is PTY-GDL working as well?

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:33 pm

Quoting andrefranca (Reply 38):
Cabin crew in north america are notorious to find any excuse to kick pax off the flight if they feel they are demanding too much!

Yeah.. some of 'em passive–aggressive flight crews can be creepy.. schizophrenic, even.

Quoting andrefranca (Reply 38):
I've being working with germans on the past 6 years and they're unlikely to be "unrully" .... just my thoughts!

Might have had something to do vith zer accents, yah? lmao but my guess is these pax had never flown on a US–based carrier before.. otherwise, their expectations would have been significantly lower.

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 37):
Food service? what food service?

I seriously doubt Delta even carries any champagne. 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:32 am

Quoting wingedtaurus (Reply 39):
How is CM doing on ths route? Is PTY-GDL working as well?


CM PTY-MTY 4x weekly just began on December 16th and there's few information to determine how is it doing now.
The only light is the attached trip report in reply 20, indicating a load factor of around the 50%. However, it's no more than an isolated sample and we cannot make final conclusions yet.
With respect to CM PTY-GDL, it was recently upgraded to 7x weekly with 73G. No more E90s in such route. We could suspect that it has existed a good performance on this route.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:37 pm

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 41):
With respect to CM PTY-GDL, it was recently upgraded to 7x weekly with 73G. No more E90s in such route. We could suspect that it has existed a good performance on this route.

It seems that since CM changed the schedule, loads could have improved.
While it's not that nice to depart GDL (or MTY) before 0600h, that early departure means GDL (and MTY) passengers have the whole day to make their connecting flights out of PTY.
I actually know somebody who wanted to fly CM between Jamaica and GDL because of this, but his AAdvantage miles rewards were so affordable that forced him not to.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:01 pm

Quoting andrefranca (Reply 38):
I've being working with germans on the past 6 years and they're unlikely to be "unrully" ..

obviously you haven't met the germans I have  
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:51 pm

Hi all,

Just wanted to announce that Panama's Annual Air Show (Festival Aéreo) will be taking place late this month at Howard ex Air Force Base (Now Panama Pacífico).
It hasn't been announced yet but I saw in Gary Ward Air Shows website that it will be on JAN 28-29. Now, this is something interesting. In it's website it says 28-29 and I wonder if it will be both days or it hasn't been decided yet.
Until now it always have been on Sunday so let's see what will be. If both days, or 28, or 29.

It would be great to us, Central American A.net Followers (Specially Panama-based) get to know there and see if we can plan something to promote spotting activities in the country. (Maybe having a meeting with AAC's team).

Regards,

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:47 am

Quoting ColAvionLover (Reply 44):
Just wanted to announce that Panama's Annual Air Show


Thank you for the info !




Breaking news!
COPA announces four new destinations from June 2012.
Dedicated thread:

Copa Airlines Announces New Destinations! (by shaq Jan 17 2012 in Civil Aviation)

Congrats to Viaggiare, 2travel2know and Yellowtail for their accurate predictions !

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:45 am

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 45):
Congrats to Viaggiare, 2travel2know and Yellowtail for their accurate predictions !

Now lets see if my next prediction for Dec start of BZE and GCM is right.

I know RTB (via John Edwards of Parrot Tree resort) is pushing hard...even throwing out rev guarantees.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:24 am

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 46):
Now lets see if my next prediction for Dec


We slightly agreed in some of the new destinations selected by the airline.
Las Vegas was really a big surprise to me.
I'm looking forward to post the new detailed schedules.

Regards.
"Goin' up to the spirit in the sky"
 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:03 am

I don't want to duplicate the information.
Thus, the new schedules on CM PTY-CUR 4x weekly, CM PTY-LAS 4x weekly and CM PTY-LIR 2x weekly have been posted into the appropriate thread:


Copa Airlines Announces New Destinations! (by shaq Jan 17 2012 in Civil Aviation)

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 46

Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:41 pm

Quoting ColAvionLover (Reply 44):
Just wanted to announce that Panama's Annual Air Show (Festival Aéreo) will be taking place late this month at Howard ex Air Force Base (Now Panama Pacífico).

That could be a good excuse to go see BLB Howard since it's rumoured London & Regional (Panamá Pacífico developers) isn't quite keen in all the amount of precious land area the airport takes off its projected real-estate development.
I'm not on CM's payroll.