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by debonair
Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Sun / Buzz Query
Replies: 5
Views: 2219

Re: Ryanair Sun / Buzz Query

A340600MAN wrote:
... thank you.


Worth to note, their AOC is only valid for the B737-800. Only EnterAir and LOT holding a valid B737Max license to operate...

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by debonair
Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Planes with shortest production span?
Replies: 49
Views: 4899

Re: Planes with shortest production span?

What about the RJX?! Only the test airframes were assembled. And don't forget the Baade 152, the first and only airliner from GDR!

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by debonair
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo wants to invest in 4 Embraer E-jets for VCS service
Replies: 61
Views: 8354

Re: Bamboo wants to invest in 4 Embraer E-jets for VCS service

It seems strange, that despite the planes are ready for service, the flights are not (yet) bookable through Bamboos webpage...

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by debonair
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Sun / Buzz Query
Replies: 5
Views: 2219

Re: Ryanair Sun / Buzz Query

https://www.ulc.gov.pl/_download/operac ... -08-04.pdf

Ryanair Sun S.A.
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It just took 30 seconds:
https://www.ulc.gov.pl/_download/operac ... -08-04.pdf

Ryanair Sun S.A.
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by debonair
Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Romanian Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 139
Views: 13391

Re: Romanian Aviation Thread - 2020

First HiSky aircraft was painted: It will be probably ferried to IAS with YR-reg and will operate some flights from there - no official info yet. https://boardingpass.ro/wp-content/uploads/117270693_3493978010614476_2453179634297706713_o.jpg More photos Still very dodgy, officially the airline HiSk...

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by debonair
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malta MedAir - new airline
Replies: 5
Views: 2293

Re: Malta MedAir - new airline

It's NOT a new airline at all, estishblised in 2018. The a/c flew ALWAYS in KM branding but with Air Malta titels and a small sticker "operated by Malta MedAir". Malta MedAir was "letter box company" by the Maltese government to warehouse valuable landing slots hold by Air Malta ...

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by debonair
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vistara to launch London, Frankfurt and Paris
Replies: 33
Views: 9179

Re: Vistara to launch London, Frankfurt and Paris

Will be interesting to watch, BA & LH are codeshare partners. AF just Interline partner... Will the agreements kept and even connecting flights to the hubs offered? LH is *A member and associated wit AI.

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by debonair
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:55 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day
Replies: 11
Views: 2158

Re: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day

Nice TR! Great to see that UA is offering PTVs on the B737-700, but makes me wonder, if ALL B737-700 are equipped with IFE... What about the ex AirTran examples?

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by debonair
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UN Charter Cargo Plane Crashes in Beledweyne
Replies: 10
Views: 2997

Re: UN Charter Cargo Plane Crashes in Beledweyne

http://avherald.com/h?article=4d990fc6&opt=0
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And don't forget this accident from July 5th again involving a Kenyan aircraft: http://avherald.com/h?article=4d990fc6&opt=0

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by debonair
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated:Nolinor Aviation launching OWG-new Canadian airline
Replies: 33
Views: 5122

Re: Nolinor Aviation launching new division

The new airline will be called OWG: https://owg.com/ https://nolinor.com/en/news/launch-of-owg-a-new-airline/ Charter flights to the Caribbean with the B737-400... Reminds me of Air Transat B737-400 op. by Flair drama! Good luck! @admin pls. can you update the title to "OWG-new Canadian airline...

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by debonair
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 98
Views: 12369

Re: Greek Aviation Thread - 2020

Any news regarding Orange2fly?! Prishtina base seems now to be closed down (after Greek Air Mediterranean took over), the Airbus fleet returned to the lessors...

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by debonair
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated:Nolinor Aviation launching OWG-new Canadian airline
Replies: 33
Views: 5122

Updated:Nolinor Aviation launching OWG-new Canadian airline

https://mobile.twitter.com/nolinoraviat ... 45/photo/1
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Nolinor is launching a new division, new brand, with a new livery...please share

Any more information available? A new LCC-carrier for Canada?

https://mobile.twitter.com/nolinoraviat ... 45/photo/1

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by debonair
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airline for the Canary Islands
Replies: 11
Views: 3339

Re: New airline for the Canary Islands

Article is unclear regarding the AOC. Do they have it already or not ? Are they buying the 320 from RC or is it being leased to them by RC? If the latter I'd imagine they could use the Atlantic AOC initially? According to the article below, the airline AIR ONE is holding a valid AOC and was founded...

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by debonair
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 723
Views: 66392

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.caledoniajets.com/uk-to-bar ... ct-flight/
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New, virtual airline CALEDONIA JETS, will start A340 services between STN and BGI, oneway @5000GBP and returns @7500GBP - PLUS the cost of a self-isolation hotel room and 300GBP for COVID19 testing...

https://www.caledoniajets.com/uk-to-bar ... ct-flight/

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by debonair
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What aircraft are the least fuel efficient in Delta fleet?
Replies: 5
Views: 1414

Re: What aircraft are the least fuel efficient in Delta fleet?

Somehow I miss the B717 in the table...

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by debonair
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Wings SSJs -Return with an Amazing Livery
Replies: 22
Views: 3953

Re: Red Wings SSJs -Return with an Amazing Livery

Antarius wrote:
I like it. Nice.


Yeah! The TU204/214 must have looked perfect painted in these colours...

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by debonair
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 377 Cabin question
Replies: 51
Views: 10266

Re: Boeing 377 Cabin question

here are some good photos which may help you visualize: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/02/inside-a-1947-boeing-377-stratocruiser-the-largest-and-fastest-aircraft-in-commercial-service/ Nice link! It states lower-deck lounge had a bar where passengers could buy a cocktail or soft drink So even at t...

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by debonair
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: German branch of Sunexpress is to be liquidated
Replies: 16
Views: 2915

Re: Updated: German branch of Sunexpress is to be liquidated

What will happen to EUROWINGS long-haul destinations, as those are operated by Sun Express Germany(XG) A330? Also, what ibrings the future for LH, as LH lsd. pre COVID19 B737-800 and A330 (e.g. MUC-BKK) from XG?! :confused:

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by debonair
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 736
Views: 110334

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

As it seems, flight PK752 between OSL and CPH is no longer on offer. Even on flight matrix no signs at all - any idea why?

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by debonair
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Wizz Air base in Germany! (Dortmund)
Replies: 18
Views: 1862

Re: First Wizz Air base in Germany! (Dortmund)

Which destinations will be served in winter, replacing summer seasonal?

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by debonair
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANISEC - Level Europe in Administration
Replies: 30
Views: 5851

Re: ANISEC - Level Europe in Administration

Sad but no surprise here, it was the weakest, smaller and less established IAG brand. If someone had to fail Level was on the front seat. And horrible managed... Flights sold as LEVEL, booking via VUELING, ticket issued under IBERIA-code, operated by openskies - and nobody felt responsible! Worst t...

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by debonair
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ACE Belgium to become Challenge Airlines
Replies: 3
Views: 994

Re: ACE Belgium to become Challenge Airlines

https://www.iarbafrica.com/en/news-list ... $400m-suit
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Hopefully this time Belgian Challenge Air SA is not starting a legal fight over the tradename...

https://www.iarbafrica.com/en/news-list ... $400m-suit

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by debonair
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines getting a 777
Replies: 71
Views: 19270

Re: Eastern Airlines getting a 777

It will undergo maintenance and be reconfigured from the current all-economy seating to a mix of premium and regular economy. There will be no first class. https://airlinegeeks.com/2020/06/16/interview-eastern-ceo-talks-777-and-strategy-as-traffic-picks-up/ According to the previous owner, currentl...

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by debonair
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latam and Azul codeshare agreement in Brazil
Replies: 26
Views: 2902

Re: Latam and Azul codeshare agreement in Brazil

Merger with Azul is not ruled out, says president of Latam. Cadier also admitted that a merger with Azul may even take place in the future. He explained that the negotiations for an eventual union of the two companies are complex and unfeasible at the moment because of the crisis, while the "c...

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by debonair
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB announces the retirement of A346 fleet
Replies: 90
Views: 19664

Re: IB announces the retirement of A346 fleet

Well not unexpected but do I count myself lucky I was on my first (and most likely last) A346 flight SCL-MAD last November. On the last produced A346 ever too. :cloudnine: And it really was much nicer than the A359 I have to say.... PLUS ULTRA just introduced the -600 into their fleet! :crossfinger...

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by debonair
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dominant language on Brussels Airlines - French or Flemish_
Replies: 36
Views: 5552

Re: Dominant language on Brussels Airlines - French or Flemish_

Crew based at ZRH for LX generally speak french with an example of this being the crew on JFK-GVA, operated by ZRH based crew are typically all french speakers. Are you sure, I doubt this. All my flights with swiss ex ZRH were in German first, followed by French! all Brussels Airlines staff are tri...

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by debonair
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Time Between Inauguration and Cancellation (i.e. TPA-SEA 2020)
Replies: 38
Views: 3294

Re: Shortest Time Between Inauguration and Cancellation (i.e. TPA-SEA 2020)

Alaska Airlines YVR-SNA back in 2002 or so. The inaugural flight took off from Vancouver, and only then was it disocovered that SNA was not capable of handling international flights (that has since changed), even if they preclear. Flight diverted and route was cancelled. Same with CLUB AIR, the ver...

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by debonair
Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 342
Views: 56337

Re: Air Europa might stay independent.

TUGMASTER wrote:
Slightly off topic here.... So IAG will own Iberia , Iberia Express, Vueling , Air Europa, Level, and codeshare with Air Nostrom...?
Who’s left in Spain without IAG influence...?


Don't forget aeronova aka AirEuropa EXPRESS.
You will still have Volotea and PlusUltra as scheduled airlines...

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by debonair
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Moldovan Airline - HiSky
Replies: 17
Views: 3053

Re: New Moldovan Airline - HiSky

https://airleasecorp.com/press/air-leas ... ky-moldova

First flight scheduled for July and (AFAIK), still no own AOC...Good luck!
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What a surprise, first A320 ready for delivery:

https://airleasecorp.com/press/air-leas ... ky-moldova

First flight scheduled for July and (AFAIK), still no own AOC...Good luck!

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by debonair
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways flight 1549
Replies: 33
Views: 6924

Re: Us Air flight 1549

Moosefire wrote:

The movie was very accurate, at least as far as flight-technical issues


As far as I remember this movie, and being an ex Airbus cabin crew myself, the handling of the slides and rafts were incorrect.

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by debonair
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am - new/modified livery at the end?
Replies: 20
Views: 5268

Re: Pan Am - new/modified livery at the end?

The Pan Am font is not as thick and slightly smaller, also the lettering does not start right behind Door 1 like on the other A310s. Also the Pan Am Globe on the tail is smaller and positioned lower and the American flag on top of the tail is different. Does anybody know if this was a last refresh/...

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by debonair
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Re:Boeing 737-2E7 MSN 22875/917 (G-FIGP, EI-CJI, G-BMDF, 4X-BAB)
Replies: 11
Views: 2870

Re: Re:Boeing 737-2E7 MSN 22875/917 (G-FIGP, EI-CJI, G-BMDF, 4X-BAB)

If it did have 733 style cabin fittings, it would've had them from new coz even Dan Air wouldn't have replaced anything, considering the aircraft was barely a year old when they bought it off of Arkia. Unless, of course, the original fittings were stripped out while the aircraft was stored at Lasha...

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by debonair
Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Re:Boeing 737-2E7 MSN 22875/917 (G-FIGP, EI-CJI, G-BMDF, 4X-BAB)
Replies: 11
Views: 2870

Re: Re:Boeing 737-2E7 MSN 22875/917 (G-FIGP, EI-CJI, G-BMDF, 4X-BAB)

0199632,0848359,0919337 I remember flying in the good old days Ryanair B737-200 and for sure they didn't invest any penny in the cabin interior, other than maybe removing the front galley and seats. Even the signs were kept in German from former operator Lufthansa. So the only option is, that the p...

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by debonair
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Air seeks Ch 11 bankruptcy protection
Replies: 70
Views: 15582

Re: Miami Air seeks Ch 11 bankruptcy protection

The assets were sold off to Tomas Romero, President and CEO of World Atlantic...

Maybe we will see soon MD80 in MiamiAir colours flying? :pray:

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by debonair
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines getting a 777
Replies: 71
Views: 19270

Re: Eastern Airlines getting a 777

I wonder in which condition this B777-200ER is...

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by debonair
Thu May 28, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport
Replies: 38
Views: 3739

Re: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport

HAM have become a real spotter paradise due to the necessary crew charters for cruise lines, like Evelop A350 or TUI B787. Also this year many seasonal workers were flown in from Eastern Europe on SkyUp, UIA etc.

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by debonair
Thu May 28, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying to DFW on American 757, 787 & Spirit A320
Replies: 3
Views: 3138

Re: Flying to DFW on American 757, 787 & Spirit A320

Nice little TR!
Strange to see such relaxed procedures with an US airline. Offloading, at least in my company, would result in full safety and security check and screening. But I can only applause for this - right - decision by the crew.

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by debonair
Wed May 27, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 730
Views: 154399

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

[The CVR cannot go far away, can it? This is off-topic, but yes it can go far away: http://avherald.com/h?article=4d1c737e&opt=0 The investigation determined, that both FDR and CVR had repeatedly been moved between Nordwind's warehouse and the aircraft VQ-BRS and had been installed on VP-BHN. A...

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by debonair
Sun May 24, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: *Video Only* A330 Neo on Domestic Flight, Citilink Indonesia KNO-CGK
Replies: 2
Views: 2180

Re: *Video Only* A330 Neo on Domestic Flight, Citilink Indonesia KNO-CGK

Nice TR! Hopefully we will see Citilink in FRA soon... :hyper:

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by debonair
Thu May 21, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 145
Views: 13722

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2020

They seem to have quite a big connection to Italy as a Spanish airline. Does anyone know what their story is? They have a British CEO, Charters out of LDS and domestic operations in Italy. Find them quite interesting. Seems to be a trend, Volotea an airline from Spain started operations back in 201...

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by debonair
Thu May 21, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada Jetlines moves to Miami
Replies: 34
Views: 9334

Re: Canada Jetlines moves to Miami

I would agree with what you guys say, but check out the investors. 3 Investment Capital groups that seem to be legit. Maybe, this is my own opinion, Jetlines nor GlobalX weren't able to pay back the investment to SmartLynx after they pulled out. Instead, GlobalX changed the debt into a "compre...

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by debonair
Thu May 21, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 / Jet2Holidays Aircraft Liveries
Replies: 5
Views: 1323

Re: Jet2 / Jet2Holidays Aircraft Liveries

https://www.jethros.org.uk/fleets/fleet ... s/jet2.htm
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As with any UK registered aircraft, I can highly recommend the following link for a full overview of which aircraft is painted in whatever colours:

https://www.jethros.org.uk/fleets/fleet ... s/jet2.htm

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by debonair
Wed May 20, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 145
Views: 13722

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2020

https://ambpretoria.esteri.it/ambasciat ... o-dei.html
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Alba Star will start repatriation flights from South Africa to Italy on B738 via Malabo...

https://ambpretoria.esteri.it/ambasciat ... o-dei.html

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by debonair
Wed May 20, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada Jetlines moves to Miami
Replies: 34
Views: 9334

Re: Canada Jetlines moves to Miami

:alert: Take your breath guys, SMARTLYNX is back on board! OMG! :eyepopping: https://www.globalairlinesgroup.com/news.html A short reminder if you don't know what I am talking about: https://www.jetlines.com/en/news/jetlines-loses-smartlynx-and-inharv-investments-postpones-launch-and-reduces-its-act...

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by debonair
Wed May 20, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea announces 15 new routes for Summer 2020
Replies: 17
Views: 3498

Re: Volotea announces 15 new routes for Summer 2020

Competition is most urgently needed, after IAG decision to take over AirEuropa! Hope VOLOTEA will stand ground in the domestic market!

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by debonair
Tue May 19, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad lands at TLV for the first time
Replies: 26
Views: 8987

Re: Etihad lands at TLV for the first time

rampbro wrote:
Sometimes humanity wins out, even in the most challenging conditions.


True! But I am curious to know, if the ETIHAD titles were removed especially for this flight due to the conflict?

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by debonair
Tue May 19, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ecuador TAME to be liquidated
Replies: 27
Views: 5803

Re: Ecuador TAME to be liquidated

FSDan wrote:

Bad example, since they did fly to JFK until quite recently.


True, but the competition against Eastern Airlines (Mk.III) would have been too fierce... :duck:

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