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Corsair Questions

Sun Oct 15, 2000 7:43 am

Can someone tell me something about Corsair? I'm interested in knowing everything about them (i.e. fleet, route network, etc.) As far as I remember, they were strictly a charter operator and had some 747s with something like 500 seats (YIKES!) in them flying to places in the carribbean and even flying to Noumea in the South Pacific. If anyone knows some more on this airline, please let me know. Thanks!
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RE: Corsair Questions

Sun Oct 15, 2000 8:11 am

Are they gone? They used to (and still do?) fly Orly-Oakland-Papeete and back.
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RE: Corsair Questions

Sun Oct 15, 2000 8:14 am

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RE: Corsair Questions

Sun Oct 15, 2000 11:55 am

corsair , charter french airline. owned by nouvelles frontieres.
3 747-300 f-gsun, f-gsea, f-gsex
1 747-SP f-gtom
2 747-200 f-gpjm, f-glna
2 330-200 f-hcat, f-hbil
2 737-400 f-gfug,f-gfuh
1 737-300 f-gfui
1 737-200 f-gmjd
two class cabin( not at all atractive

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RE: Corsair Questions

Sun Oct 15, 2000 11:40 pm


Corsair use one of the closest configuration in world.
ex: ORY-Ajaccio (Corsica) with 577 passagers.

Space between two seat is very short.
This airline carries more than 1.500.000 passagers a year.

All is traffic is based at ORY (Paris). Sometime you can see Corsair planes at CDG.

Destinations (more than 50):

Abidjan, Bamako, Cotonou, Dakar, Djerba, Hurghada, Le Caire, Lomé, Louxor, Malé, Marrakech, Mombasa, Monastir, Ouaguadougou, Saint-Denis-de-la-Réunion, Sharm-el-Sheik, Tananarive, Tozeur, Tunis.

Fort-de-France, La Havane, Pointe-à-Pitre, Saint-Domingue, Saint-Martin.

South Pacific:

North America:
Los Angeles, Montréal, New-York, San Francisco (Oakland).

Ajaccio, Amman, Athènes, Barcelone, Bari, Bastia, Calvi, Catane, Corfou, Faro, Figari, Funchal, Héraklion, Istambul, Larnaca, Lisbonne, Malaga, Malte, Mikonos, Naples, Palerme, Palma, Pise, Porto, Rhodes, Rodez, Rome, Santorin, Séville, Ténérife, Thessalonique, Valence, Venise.

North Europe:
Dublin, Hanovre, Keflavik, Oslo.


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