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AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:42 pm

Is AA considering flying MIA-LIM-ASU instead of MIA-ASU in November?

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Hoy en el diario Gestión se presenta una entrevista a Arthur J. Torno, Vicepresidente para Latinoamérica de American Airlines. Entre sus diversas declaraciones, que recomendamos leer en su fuente original impresa, reveló que desde noviembre la aerolínea volará directo de Lima a Asunción.
AMERICAN AIRLINES VOLARA DE LIMA A ASUNCION DESDE NOVIEMBRE
 
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RE: AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:32 am

Just looking at what I wrote, I realized I goofed on the date. The nonstop flight starts Nov 2012. Sorry.......
 
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RE: AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:35 am

The hypothesis for any AA MIA-LIM-ASU is likely based on the shortage of the demand of passengers for any AA MIA-ASU as non-stop.
Once the market would be consolidated in the future, they might consider Miami-Paraguay as non-stop services.
For example, the airline would split the MIA-SSA-REC-MIA service into the dedicated flights AA MIA-REC 5x weekly plus AA MIA-SSA 5x weekly; starting in December.

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RE: AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:59 am

Back in the day Eastern was flying 727s MIA-PTY-LIM-LPB-ASU.
Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
 
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RE: AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:13 am

Quoting STT757 (Reply 3):
Back in the day Eastern was flying 727s MIA-PTY-LIM-LPB-ASU.

That was more a function of Eastern never having the right airplanes to fly to countries south of Peru. L-1011-1 to Buenos Aires wsa not the "right" plane. The last planes used DC-10-30 were since they could fly nonstop from Miami to EZE.
 
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RE: AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:35 am

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 2):
The hypothesis for any AA MIA-LIM-ASU is likely based on the shortage of the demand of passengers for any AA MIA-ASU as non-stop.
Once the market would be consolidated in the future, they might consider Miami-Paraguay as non-stop services.

AA will operate the route with non-stop flights in both directions:
AA217 MIA-ASU 4x weekly (B752)
AA218 ASU-MIA 4x weekly (B752)
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RE: AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:48 am

Announcement by AA:
http://aa.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=3530

MIA23.40 - ASU09.40 x2x4x67 752
ASU11.00 - MIA17.05 1x3x5x7 752

This should be huge for Paraguayan aviation!
Is there any chance of AA splitting their MIA-LPB-VVI-MIA service into two dedicated services?

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RE: AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Sat Aug 11, 2012 12:11 pm

Quoting CityAirline (Reply 6):
This should be huge for Paraguayan aviation!
Is there any chance of AA splitting their MIA-LPB-VVI-MIA service into two dedicated services?

Doubtful because of the 14,000 feet altitude in La Paz. The Santa Cruz stop is to be able to take-off with a full payload back to Miami.
 
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RE: AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:01 pm

Quoting jfk777 (Reply 7):
Doubtful because of the 14,000 feet altitude in La Paz. The Santa Cruz stop is to be able to take-off with a full payload back to Miami.

Plus the AA crew cant overnight in LPB
 
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RE: AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Sun Aug 12, 2012 12:37 am

Quoting bobloblaw (Reply 8):
Plus the AA crew cant overnight in LPB

It's more likely that they could but sure don't want to due to LPB high altitude.

Quoting CityAirline (Reply 6):
Is there any chance of AA splitting their MIA-LPB-VVI-MIA service into two dedicated services?

For AA LPB-MIA, it's either LPB-VVI-MIA (current route) or LPB-LIM-MIA.

AA MIA-ASU via LIM only makes sense if AA wants to re-start ASU w/B737-800 or if AA doesn't have a B757 available to fly MIA-LIM non-stop.

Quoting STT757 (Reply 3):
Back in the day Eastern was flying 727s MIA-PTY-LIM-LPB-ASU.

Not sure if Eastern also did fly MIA-LIM non-stop w/B727-200.
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RE: AA Flying To ASU Via LIM?

Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:55 pm

Quoting STT757 (Reply 3):
Back in the day Eastern was flying 727s MIA-PTY-LIM-LPB-ASU.

Braniff also flew: ASU-LPB-LIM-MIA-[New York/Newark] 1x weekly plus ASU-LPB-LIM-PTY-[Washington D.C./Baltimore].

Source: "Braniff Schedules. Effective: June 1st 1980".
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