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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

I had N776AV fly over my house today while it was on final from LIM. The N776AV had been missed from list as it belongs to Avianca Costa Rica instead and featuring the Costa Rican flag. AV mainline also has three more 320-NEOs. Avianca Costa Rica [former LACSA] Airbus 320-215 NEO Registration: N776...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Captions from the brand new planes operating in Central America. Avianca Central America Airbus 320-215 NEO Registration: N769AV Delivery date: April 24, 2018 5154443 Avianca Central America Airbus 320-215 NEO Registration: N775AV Delivery date: June 20, 2018 5129605 Avianca Central America Airbus 3...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

AF CDG-PTY 7x weekly shifts the current 772 for the 789.
Effective: April 22.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Update: The chosen of Tampa as the first destination for the Boeing 737 MAX 9 wasn’t a random procedure. It was completely programmed as shown on the early post released by CM: September 20: Tampa September 20: Miami September 21: San Francisco September 22: Los Angeles October 03: Bogota October 03...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

What's wrong with TPA? I didn’t find such comment as offensive. CM PTY-TPA began in 2014 and Tampa isn’t a stellar destination on CM network, in terms of their weekly frequencies. TPA wasn’t listed into the programmed routes for that aircraft. On the other hand, CM PTY-TPA would remain as the first...

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Copa Boeing 737 MAX 9
Registration: HP-9901CMP
First revenue flight on September 20th 2018

CM 393 PTY 09.05 13.10 TPA

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Copa Airlines announces the routes covered on the brand new Boeing 737 MAX 9: CM PTY-BOG CM PTY-BOS CM PTY-CUN CM PTY-CTG CM PTY-COR CM PTY-HAV CM PTY-LAS CM PTY-LAX CM PTY-MGA CM PTY-MIA CM PTY-JFK CM PTY-MCO CM PTY-PUJ CM PTY-SFO CM PTY-SJO CM PTY-SAP CM PTY-VVI CM PTY-SCL CM PTY-TPA Effective: Se...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Some airlines have reduced lately their weekly flights to Managua: DL, UA, AA, NK and CM.

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

SJO-GDL-LAX was a bit naive, but it didn't make sense to connect in GDL at all. It should be noted that Q6 [SJO-GUA-LAX] is still in service with limited weekly flights. One more disadvantage for [Q6 SJO-GDL and then Y4 GDL-LAX] and [Q6 GUA-GDL and then Y4 GDL-LAX] was the limited weekly frequencie...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

AA MIA-SJO will temporarily deploy the Boeing 737-800 MAX, in one of their daily flights.
Effective: December 19th till January 06th.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Volaris Costa Rica outlines the suspension of Q6 GDL-SJO 3x weekly.
Effective: September 01st.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

As far as I know, the brand new Airbus 350 hasn't ever landed in Central America yet.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

NK FLL-SAL 3x weekly will deploy the 321 once a week.
Effective: December 13 till February 07.

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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa adds Madrid-Panamá
Replies: 17
Views: 2743

Re: Air Europa adds Madrid-Panamá

There were talks about Air Europa in Panama City when Copa Airlines belonged to SkyTeam group, 10 years ago or so.
The possibility of mutual code-share services was strong, in those days.
However, the project never came into fruition.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa adds Madrid-Panamá
Replies: 17
Views: 2743

Re: Air Europa adds Madrid-Panamá

Not long ago it was 3 weekly via somewhere in central america Iberia did operate triangular routes touching Panama City, but it was 10 years ago roughly. IB MAD-GUA-PTY-MAD IB MAD-SJO-PTY-MAD Update: IB MAD-GUA-SAL-PTY started in 2010. As a result, IB MAD-PTY became a non-stop flight. Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Air Europa opens Panama City service.

UX 019....MAD 15.05.....19.40 PTY.........Ex Th, Sa.....788
UX 020....PTY 21.40......13.15+1 MAD....Ex Th, Sa.....788
Effective: February 25th.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

So MEX-BZE 2x weekly will be operated by Aeromexico Connect on behalf of Aeromexico mainline.

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Starting when? They're no longer serving the red-eye, yes, but they're not having an aircraft RON per their schedule. Their website shows through Sept/October/Nov. NK 335.....FLL 19.00......19.57 SJO.....Daily NK 338.....SJO 06:00.....10:57 FLL......Daily NK 775.....FLL 10.40...…11.34 SJO....Daily ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Spirit is not operating anymore the red-eye flight into NK SJO-FLL 14x weekly.
NK keeps their current weekly frequencies.

NK 335.....FLL 19.00......19.57 SJO
NK 338.....SJO 06:00.....10:57 FLL

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Level of progress of PTY-T2.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is COPA going next in the US?
Replies: 66
Views: 5989

Re: Where is COPA going next in the US?

I don't think UA ever flew between DEN and PTY. UA DEN-PTY 7x weekly with 73G was in service from December 2014 till September 2015. It did operate later as seasonal service from December 2015 to February 2016; twice a week. Finally, CM PTY-DEN 4x weekly with 738 started in December 2017 and UA DEN...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is COPA going next in the US?
Replies: 66
Views: 5989

Re: Where is COPA going next in the US?

Kilgen wrote:

Just in case, CM already flies to: BOS, IAH, LAX, MCO, IAD, JFK, TPA, ORD, FFL, MIA, MSY, SFO and DEN. And it has codeshare agreements with UA for EWR and IAH.

Copa Airlines doesn't fly to Houston.

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Update.

Airbus 320 NEO. N775AV
First revenue flight: July 21, 2018. AV SAL-IAD.

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

N776AV is for Avianca Costa Rica and not Colombia. Agreed. Based on local media, the AV776AV would be officially introduced on July 19th and ready for the first revenue flight. However, the source airfleets.net shows that plane enrolled on Avianca Central America. I expect that the plane would be f...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Salta had traditionally operated as an isolated airport supplying no more than flights to Buenos Aires area. Let me rephrase it better: SLA-BUE is the primary route served out of Salta. There are other local services from SLA. Neither CM nor LATAM/LP are the only main-line airlines from abroad oper...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

arriving yesterday to SJO from Toulouse with a stop on Goose Bay Canada, N776AV, the apparent only A320NEO that will sport the Costa Rican flag Second NEO arrived this week, have not fly any revenue flight. N775AV Avianca mainline Colombia ……….Type….………..Registration……….Delivery date Airbus 320-251...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Salta had traditionally operated as an isolated airport supplying no more than flights to Buenos Aires area. The Argentine Govenment was too protectionist against the incursion of airlines from abroad in their seconday airports. Things started to change in 2016 due to the opening of LATAM [LP LIM-SL...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Proposed schedule on Copa Airlines [Panama City - Salta]

CM 122....PTY 16.10...SLA 23.51.....We, Sa...738
CM 123....SLA 02.41...PTY 06.26....Th, Su...738
Effective: December 12th.

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

News on Chicago - Liberia sector. 1. The seasonal UA ORD-LIR with 738 will resume their services in Guanacaste on a daily basis from January 07th. 2. The US travel agency Apple Vacations will operate seasonal flights from January 2019 till April 2019 on a weekly basis. It will link Chicago Rockford ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

juanchito wrote:
IAH 11:15 - GUA 12:58
GUA 14:05 - IAH 18:03

Update:

NK IAH-SAL. 3x weekly, A319. Effective: September 06.

NK IAH-GUA. 3x weekly, A319. Effective: September 07.
NK IAH-GUA. 3x to 4x weekly, A319. Effective: November 08.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Adds IAH-GUA, restarts IAH-SAL
Replies: 48
Views: 3097

Re: NK Adds IAH-GUA, restarts IAH-SAL

Looks like Spirit will be adding Guatemala City out of IAH and will be returning to San Salvador. Interesting incursion into the UA territory ! UA IAH-GUA is 17x weekly and UA IAH-SAL is 14x weekly. AV SAL-IAH is also grabbing a piece of the cake at San Salvador International. NK comes with limited...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Adds IAH-GUA, restarts IAH-SAL
Replies: 48
Views: 3097

Re: NK Adds IAH-GUA, restarts IAH-SAL

When they launched SJO it was extremely popular. The times even though "redeyes" allowed alot of people to take a weekend trip to the US. UA IAH-SJO is 24x weekly nowadays, allowing up to 4x daily flights on Saturdays and Sundays. UA as a response to NK IAH-SJO in 2015, launched a red-eye...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

I got an e-mail asking about the meaning of the IATA codes belonging to those airlines that are no longer in service and related to the 1983 historic routes posted above: 2109236 QF - Air Florida 4961089 SH - Sahsa from Honduras 1856016 TX - TAN from Honduras 1686771 MM - SAM Colombia 2185742 TA - T...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

In other news the first A320NEO por Central America arrived yesterday N769AV Juanchito Hello. I saw some pictures of it parked in MSLP (plane spotter account on instagram). Beautiful plane. Do you know which routes it will be flying? Not sure what routes will they fly the NEO. I assume that routes ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

The “red-eye” schedule is basically focused for the business traffic as well as the “visiting friends and relatives” component. This won’t be the case for the Orlando - Central America sector. In my view, the leisure traffic would mostly load the planes of Spirit. I expect full daylight flights on N...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Major Expansion at MCO
Replies: 54
Views: 6068

Re: NK Major Expansion at MCO

Spirit did an experiment in Central America some years ago on flying to their main regional airports out of Houston. United Airlines is getting 139x weekly flighs linking [IAH-Central America] at this time. As a result, the market is well served and probably there wasn't more room for a new airline ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Spirit is clearly in disadvantage at PTY as the upcoming NK MCO-PTY 4x weekly will face CM MCO-PTY 35x weekly.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

LH expanded the code-share partnership with Copa Airlines as shown:

Lufthansa operated by Copa Airlines:
Panama City - Barranquilla
Panama City - Cali
Panama City - Cartagena
Panama City - Medellín
Effective: June 04.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Anyone know which airline is operating? They're talking 300 passengers, so I'm guessing we're talking about something the size of a 777 or 747-400? No info. Can't talked about 2018. Here's a caption for the 2014 FIFA World Cup showing one of that charter flights covering the SJO-FOR sector. One of ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 4738

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

yellowtail wrote:
Isn’t AS daily on LAX LIR?

Correct. I was only thinking on DL LAX-LIR 2x weekly.
Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

juanchito wrote:
You can add
UA IAD-GUA 1x

Agreed.
UA ORD-LIR 1x weekly also goes to that list.
Both UA ORD-SJO and UA IAD-SJO are not operating by now.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 4738

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

For both LIR and PUJ, you arrive at 1500, and then all the AM flights to LAX, SEA, SFO, PDX, IAH, ORD, YVR, YYZ, YUL, YYC, etc. leave between 1500 and 1900. Punta Cana doesn't have non-stop flights heading to the US western coast yet. The upcoming AM MEX-PUJ may funnel these passengers to Dominican...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 4738

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

the timing makes sense as people can go to their hotels to check in and not waste time. I look and analyse AM flights at MEX and I think because PUJ is far away, they cannot leave in the morning and also come back in time for connections. Furthermore, Punta Cana is two hours forward than Mexico Cit...

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA suspends Managua
Replies: 4
Views: 1615

Re: AA suspends Managua

LAXdude1023 wrote:
I was just in Managua a year ago.

The social crisis in Managua started in April 2018.
The fact of blocked roads is more recent.
This sad situation in that scale didn’t occur in 2017.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 4738

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

AM MEX-SJU Mexicana used to fly the MX MEX-SJU sector as non-stop during the 80s and 90s. No more than thrice a week, if I remember correctly. However, the route was abandoned probably due to the shortage of demand of passengers. I even have my doubts if the fictitious AM MEX-SJU should be fairly c...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

How is United Airlines doing at this time in Central America ? UA IAH-BZE 16x UA IAH-GUA 17x UA EWR-GUA 7x UA IAH-RTB 8x UA IAH-TGU 7x UA IAH-SAP 14x UA EWR-SAP 1x UA IAH-SAL 14x UA EWR-SAL 1x UA IAH-MGA 9x UA IAH-PTY 14x UA EWR-PTY 9x UA IAH-LIR 16x UA EWR-LIR 1x UA IAH-SJO 24x UA EWR-SJO 9x All: 1...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

More information about KLM in Costa Rica: KLM. October 1993. https://imageshack.com/a/img921/7448/oAgNxh.jpg https://imageshack.com/a/img922/1582/sPbVSM.jpg https://imageshack.com/a/img921/1267/lQdZk0.jpg KLM. October 1994. https://imageshack.com/a/img922/6614/F3TmIW.jpg https://imageshack.com/a/img...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Panama City [PTY] July 1983 KL GUA-PTY-AUA-CCS-LIS-AMS...1x..D10 KL PTY-CUR-POS-LIS-AMS............1x..D10 KL LIM-PTY-CUR-LIS-ZRH-AMS....1x..D10 IB PTY-HAV-MAD............................1x...D10 IB GUA-PTY-SDQ-MAD..................1x...D10 LB MIA-PTY-VVI-LPB-ARI...............1x..72S LB MIA-PTY-VVI...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 4738

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

Punta Cana and Liberia in Costa Rica! I am so shocked by the second choice. I cannot believe Aeromexico would open Liberia. And, wow! What do people think? Welcome AeroMexico to my former hometown: Liberia ! As a permanent Costa Rican resident, I would say that Liberia is basically a leisure destin...

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30802

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Do you happen to have an SJO timetable from January/February 1990? Specifically where KL is mentioned? If I remember correctly, back then, our route was AMS-CUR-CCS-SJO I haven’t found any evidence concerning to that route. KL AMS-CUR-PTY-SJO. 1x. D10 KL AMS-CUR-AMS. 1x. D10 January 1989 KL AMS-PTY...

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