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by SQ7345
Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is The GVA-NYC Route Still Profitable?
Replies: 40
Views: 5766

RE: Is The GVA-NYC Route Still Profitable?

The <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym> to NYC route has a long history. I remember Pan Am flew the route for Point Mulhouse with their 707's. Then it was UTA who wanted to fly but finally Air France started the route with A310's. Then there were DC-8's ...

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by SQ7345
Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is The GVA-NYC Route Still Profitable?
Replies: 40
Views: 5766

RE: Is The GVA-NYC Route Still Profitable?

If the pharma traffic is so good on the <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> <acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> flight, why isn't t...

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by SQ7345
Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck
Replies: 344
Views: 26566

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck

MOL was on the inbound leg STO-BSL, stayed for a short while and left on a private plane to ?

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by SQ7345
Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!
Replies: 240
Views: 17488

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!

Thomas,
It was "only" Michael Cawley the Deputy CEO/COO on Board. Plane left to BUD.
Cheers

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by SQ7345
Thu Jun 21, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Will Ryanair's Next Base Be?
Replies: 27
Views: 5149

RE: Where Will Ryanair's Next Base Be?

BSL, Summer 08 ! After having started Stockholm - many more Destinations to come.

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by SQ7345
Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair Lawsuit
Replies: 44
Views: 4565

RE: Swissair Lawsuit

For me as well there is 1 Person in there that nobody has talked about yet: R.E.Gut! He was responsible for bringing in such figures like Mühlemann,Spoeri and Bruggisser and later was responsible for the so called steering comitee that elected the board members for the new Swiss. What we learned ear...

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by SQ7345
Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera/Svizra Aviation Thread 4!
Replies: 90
Views: 7170

RE: Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera/Svizra Aviation Thread 4!

Agree that snowclearing is definitifely not a selling point for <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym> Airport. There are always the same excuses but this time it could have a negative follow up for those responsible since an investigation has been announce...

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by SQ7345
Fri Jan 05, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 2
Replies: 213
Views: 13488

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 2

When I read that the CFO of Swissair released a payment of CHF 25 Mio. to KPMG in England on September 28, 2001 only a few days before the grounding, than I get really frustrated. How come, knowing the catastrophic financial situation of the Airline, someone can release such a payment. Mario Corti w...

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by SQ7345
Thu Jan 04, 2007 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 2
Replies: 213
Views: 13488

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 2

Hi RJ100, Everything is quiet regarding <acronym title="Ryanair (Ireland)">FR</acronym>. Swissport in my opinion knows something but they also keep quiet. According to my information an <acronym title="Ryanair (Ireland)">FR</acronym> delegation will visit (again) the Airport soon. So news could aris...

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by SQ7345
Wed Oct 11, 2006 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss @ BSL Part II
Replies: 59
Views: 6478

RE: Swiss @ BSL Part II

This has nothing to do with building up <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym> again to old Crossair standards. In my opinion they also dont care about yields and good load factors. The only reason why <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>/LX ar...

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by SQ7345
Tue Oct 03, 2006 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss @ BSL Part II
Replies: 59
Views: 6478

RE: Swiss @ BSL Part II

We really had a hard time here with <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym> and then <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym>. But for this time couldn't it be that for once <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> Managers ar...

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by SQ7345
Wed Sep 27, 2006 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss European Pilot To Be On Strike!
Replies: 61
Views: 7860

RE: Swiss European Pilot To Be On Strike!

A colleague of mine, also one of these "incompetent guys from ex Crossair" ,is now working in the Far East, flying B747-400's across the pacific. They certainly placed him in the left seat if he'd be incompetent !!! And to all who still have not understood it: Swissair went bankrupt and not Crossair...

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by SQ7345
Mon Sep 25, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss @ BSL Part II
Replies: 59
Views: 6478

RE: Swiss @ BSL Part II

My feeling is also that <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> should not attack Easyjet on routes such as <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>-<acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN ...

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by SQ7345
Mon May 22, 2006 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Airline News For ZRH?
Replies: 33
Views: 5531

RE: Any Airline News For ZRH?

There is rumour that EK is changing its A310F flights to BSL as from Nov06...

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by SQ7345
Mon Mar 13, 2006 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anything New For ZRH In Summer 06?
Replies: 83
Views: 9372

RE: Anything New For ZRH In Summer 06?

717fan
Also heard about the Emirates Skycargo flights. What I also heard is that flights will be switched to BSL once the second daily turnaround is established. Can anyone confirm this?

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by SQ7345
Sat Mar 04, 2006 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unsolved Aircrashes
Replies: 149
Views: 17174

RE: Unsolved Aircrashes

AR385 I do understand peoples minds about some conspiracy theories because they are so bizzare we have to laugh about it. And all those people wanting to be in the spotlight with their nonsense. That really puts all those who do researches professionally in a very bad light. And I can tell you there...

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by SQ7345
Thu Mar 02, 2006 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet First Destinations Outside EU!
Replies: 73
Views: 11631

RE: Easyjet First Destinations Outside EU!

HBDAN Its not bookable yet on the easy website. I heard that HELLO will also do flights from <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym> to <acronym title="Istanbul - Sabiha Gokcen (SAW / LTFJ), Turkey">SAW</acronym> four times a week. It will def be a turnaroun...

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by SQ7345
Thu Jan 26, 2006 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anything New For ZRH In Summer 06?
Replies: 83
Views: 9372

RE: Anything New For ZRH In Summer 06?

Due to <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>'s runway closure MASKargo will route its 2 Saturday flights via <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> in the summer months 2006. <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym> is n...

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by SQ7345
Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO EWR-GVA
Replies: 19
Views: 3571

RE: CO EWR-GVA

There are so many rumours about the route BSL-EWR v v. but nothing has happend so far. Does anyone know if it will ever come?

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by SQ7345
Tue Dec 06, 2005 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Cargo Flight To BSL?
Replies: 8
Views: 3292

RE: PIA Cargo Flight To BSL?

There is also a rumor about Rojal Jordanian A310F BSL-AMM! Talks in progress with the Airport.

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by SQ7345
Mon Dec 05, 2005 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Cargo Flight To BSL?
Replies: 8
Views: 3292

RE: PIA Cargo Flight To BSL?

MH is operating 2 flights a week to <acronym title="Shanghai - Hongqiao (SHA / ZSSS), China">SHA</acronym> and <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym>. <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym> has one weekly flight from <acronym title="Basle / Mulh...

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by SQ7345
Mon Dec 05, 2005 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Cargo Flight To BSL?
Replies: 8
Views: 3292

RE: PIA Cargo Flight To BSL?

Hi Georg, PIA Cargo is operating a A300 of MNG on the route <acronym title="Cologne / Bonn (- Konrad Adenauer / Wahn) (CGN / EDDK), Germany">CGN</acronym>-<acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>-<acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab...

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by SQ7345
Wed Nov 30, 2005 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rail Link For Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg EuroAirport
Replies: 20
Views: 5840

RE: Rail Link For Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg EuroAirport

I am driving to the Airport each morning and I can tell you it's a pain in the neck if the place were you are working is only reachable by roadtransport. If for whatever reason the street to the airport is closed all pax ex switzerland are stuck. I can only encourage everbody to help connect EuroAir...

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by SQ7345
Thu Nov 10, 2005 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comlux Aviation On BSL-BOS-EWR?
Replies: 17
Views: 3809

RE: Comlux Aviation On BSL-BOS-EWR?

RJ100 Cant wait to see the <acronym title="Bitburg (BBJ / EDRB) (closed), Germany">BBJ</acronym> service move to <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>. Shouldn't hurt <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> too mutch I th...

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by SQ7345
Sat Oct 29, 2005 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss European Airlines Take Off The 1st Nov
Replies: 18
Views: 4368

RE: Swiss European Airlines Take Off The 1st Nov

Although beeing a supporter of Crossair from the very beginning I also think that these 2 accidents very 2 too many. Despite all the good things they have done, their spirit, their youth, accidents always have a bad taste. Unfortunately the second happend when Swissair was to be merged into Crossair...

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by SQ7345
Tue Oct 18, 2005 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental To Budapest In 2006?
Replies: 50
Views: 7055

RE: Continental To Budapest In 2006?

Why no routing <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>-<acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> with 767? Or is the...

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by SQ7345
Thu Sep 15, 2005 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Massive Basel Expansion Ahead
Replies: 64
Views: 7087

RE: EasyJet Massive Basel Expansion Ahead

With all that new destinations especially Paris (which was on the list of Germanwings to serve out of <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym> as well), I wonder, if Germanwings really get's here, which destinations they will serve. We also must not forget Sk...

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by SQ7345
Fri Sep 09, 2005 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings To Open Swiss Base
Replies: 34
Views: 6594

RE: Germanwings To Open Swiss Base

RJ100 - so far this is only a rumor and although it would be good to have a second LCC based in <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>, I dont think they will come. There have only been negotiations between EAP/Handling Agents and Germanwings and as far as ...

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by SQ7345
Fri Sep 02, 2005 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Novartis Terminal At Basel (BSL)
Replies: 4
Views: 7955

RE: Novartis Terminal At Basel (BSL)

The Hangar has space for 4 A319's. All pax facilities ares also there, so I really wonder whats going to happen. Aren't Novartis Pax booked on <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> ex <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> to <acronym title="New...

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by SQ7345
Thu Sep 01, 2005 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Novartis Terminal At Basel (BSL)
Replies: 4
Views: 7955

Novartis Terminal At Basel (BSL)

Now with the completion of the big Novartis Terminal at Basel/Mulhouse Airport the only thing that is missing are planes! Rumors say that they will operate a A319 BizJet on the routing <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty ...

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by SQ7345
Fri Jan 21, 2005 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: EasyJet Opens Basel Base
Replies: 36
Views: 4945

RE: Official: EasyJet Opens Basel Base

RJ100
A great day for BSL. Well Mr Franz, any comment?

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by SQ7345
Wed Jan 19, 2005 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Happening To Swiss' European Fleet Tomorrow
Replies: 76
Views: 9697

RE: What's Happening To Swiss' European Fleet Tomorrow

RJ100, I fully understand all your points. I feel sad as well but what else did you expect? Now at least we get rid of them, see it as a chance to build up something in <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>, maybe Easyjet just waited for such an info. Have...

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by SQ7345
Tue Dec 07, 2004 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easy Jet Pulls Out Of ORY-MRS
Replies: 25
Views: 3838

RE: Easy Jet Pulls Out Of ORY-MRS

virginlover1
easy pulled out of zrh because of tax increases way over 100% in the last 2 years at this airport! they also switched their ltn service to bsl.
heard also rumors that easy would like to start bsl-ory flights soon. can this also be the reason why the want to stopp mrs-ory?

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by SQ7345
Thu Nov 18, 2004 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Update
Replies: 43
Views: 6188

RE: Swiss Update

@RJ100 <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> is confirmed 3x daily with CRJ of <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> Arrows! Also in the pipeline is <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> with 8 weekly flights to <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA),...

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by SQ7345
Thu Nov 18, 2004 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Update
Replies: 43
Views: 6188

RE: Swiss Update

RJ100 Thats great news for the EAP! Can it be that they heard rumours that Helvetic Airways could start services out of <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>? <acronym title="Valencia (- Manises) (VLC / LEVC), Spain">VLC</acronym>, <acronym title="Palma de...

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by SQ7345
Tue Nov 16, 2004 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It's Official - Boeing Is Marketing The 777LRF
Replies: 66
Views: 10630

RE: It's Official - Boeing Is Marketing The 777LRF

SQ is def looking for a smaller cargo plane than the 744F. The 777LRF would enable them to serve markets like <acronym title="Vienna - Schwechat (VIE / LOWW), Austria">VIE</acronym>, <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>, <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (-...

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by SQ7345
Tue Nov 16, 2004 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When/why Did SQ Axe Vienna?
Replies: 6
Views: 3228

RE: When/why Did SQ Axe Vienna?

i think it was about a year after they canx the freighter flights bsl-vie-dxb-sin. that was in '97.
on the freighter run yields ex austria were extremely low so nobdoy was surprised they stopped. bsl yields were a bit higher but compared to yields ex scandinavia it was nothing.

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by SQ7345
Sat Nov 13, 2004 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Catran
Replies: 2
Views: 1368

Catran

has anybody info on this startup? their homepage dosen't say much. heard however that their first md11-f will be in zrh with sr technichs for a paint job in the comming weeks. i know they wanted to start flying to fill the gap that swisscargo left open these days when swissair collapsed. will they f...

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by SQ7345
Sat Nov 13, 2004 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Balair Ever Operate The A300?
Replies: 3
Views: 3359

RE: Did Balair Ever Operate The A300?

deltawings:
def not. the A310 was the only airbus a/c in the balair fleet. interestingly they operated the 747 once leased from swissair on a charter flight to pmi with balair titels.

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by SQ7345
Thu Sep 23, 2004 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss - New Freighter Services
Replies: 10
Views: 2748

RE: Swiss - New Freighter Services

FlySwiss: agree that there is enough cargo around to fill that freighter. but with all respect to MNG, their a300's are not new and delays will be frequent as it was the case with polar and their old 747's. penaltys are good to include in the contract but this is of no interest to the shippers as th...

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by SQ7345
Thu Sep 23, 2004 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss - New Freighter Services
Replies: 10
Views: 2748

RE: Swiss - New Freighter Services

The only codeshare that works so far on the Swiss WorldCargo network is the allotment they have on the <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym> <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL...

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by SQ7345
Wed Sep 22, 2004 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss - New Freighter Services
Replies: 10
Views: 2748

RE: Swiss - New Freighter Services

dep will be ex ZRH only and aircraft used is a A300F leased from MNG. destinations are IST and KHI.

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by SQ7345
Wed Aug 04, 2004 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Good News At Swiss?
Replies: 119
Views: 9329

RE: Any Good News At Swiss?

Panamair,Sabenapilot and RJ100 Regarding some figures you wanted to know, well here they are. This clearly says it all. Not enough O/D Traffic means you create transit Pax with cheap fares. Result: High Loadfactor - Low Yield !!! <acronym title="Tel Aviv (-Jaffa) - Ben Gurion (Lod) (TLV / LLBG), Isr...

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by SQ7345
Mon Aug 02, 2004 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Good News At Swiss?
Replies: 119
Views: 9329

RE: Any Good News At Swiss?

Sabenapilot: Some of the best and profund articles I have read on this forum. Congratulations! Do you believe that every taxpayer in Switzerland has payed for this Airline and now they are close to going bust? They would not listen when they were warned about the insufficient O/D Traffic in <acronym...

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by SQ7345
Sun Aug 01, 2004 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Good News At Swiss?
Replies: 119
Views: 9329

RE: Any Good News At Swiss?

Unique: Don't really understand your trouble with the politicians. Because of these people we still have an Airline that is flying and we have Switzerland's biggest Airport that still works! Without the CHF 2 <acronym title="Britannia Germany">BN</acronym> loan granted from the politicians neither S...

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by SQ7345
Wed Jul 28, 2004 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Good News At Swiss?
Replies: 119
Views: 9329

RE: Any Good News At Swiss?

well RJ100, i fully understand you! three possibilities for the big thing to be announced: 1. cancel all flights ex <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / M<acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym> 2. moving HDQ to <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH...

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by SQ7345
Fri Jun 04, 2004 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA / Swiss Alliance Near To Collapse
Replies: 53
Views: 5431

RE: BA / Swiss Alliance Near To Collapse

ChrisZRH please stop this high load factor thing! it's just a trick by lx trying to convince people that they are doing right. high load factors are ok and at least it shows people still have convidence in lx. but fact is they are still loosing money every day albeit their "high load factors"! would...

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by SQ7345
Sat May 08, 2004 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Super Connie
Replies: 17
Views: 3579

Super Connie

The Super Connie has just made an overshoot R16 and is circling for R28 to land at BSL Airport right now. Hello and welcome in Basel old Lady.

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by SQ7345
Fri May 07, 2004 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair Vs. Swiss
Replies: 67
Views: 8428

RE: Swissair Vs. Swiss

This is the first time I have to write something positive about Swiss!! They do heavy advertisement for their routes out of <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym> especially the one to BER (EZY starts twice daily <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL...

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by SQ7345
Thu May 06, 2004 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair Vs. Swiss
Replies: 67
Views: 8428

RE: Swissair Vs. Swiss

I flew <acronym title="Basle / Mulhouse - Euro (BSL / MLH / LFSB), France">BSL</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> a lot on <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym> DC-9-32 back in times when they served hot breakfast in y-class with warmed up "gipfe...

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