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by gatibosgru
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK recruitment
Replies: 20
Views: 4507

Re: EK recruitment

I imagine they'd offer to re-employ their laid-off staff first?

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by gatibosgru
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 323
Views: 40268

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Will be a welcomed change for anyone boarding a B6 flight from AA.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United facing class action over refunds
Replies: 29
Views: 3083

Re: United facing class action over refunds

UA is not the first and wont be the last Down here QF and VA are both doing the same Same goes for most cruise lines, airlines, travel agencies etc. Unless you want airlines (and all other businesses which you prepay for service for that matter) to shut down for good, I can only say this person's a...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?
Replies: 93
Views: 4246

Re: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?

I have been furloughed from Marriott CALA, so that's one way.

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

AirWorthy99 wrote:
These Swedes they are really such "bad" people, they prefer money over health


Swedes or not, people who value money over health are, in my humble opinion, "bad" people.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336632

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

The past 10 days I have flown following (load is including me) AS LAX-GEG with 12 pax. Gate next to my flight was an AS IAD-LAX arrival with just 9 pax onboard. AS MSO-LAX with 5 pax (all of us upgraded to First!) WN LAX-MDW with 59 pax (not too bad!). UA MSN-LAX with 7 pax. UA LAX-SCK with 2 pax U...

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by gatibosgru
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I am very skeptical that 'social distancing' will work anywhere in the world really. Have people stuck at home for a month, its not a realistic expectation. I think governments worldwide should expand their current medical infrastructure increased exponentially, and allow life to continue normally....

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by gatibosgru
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336632

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

I'm flying tomorrow from MIA-CDG, seats look wide open.

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by gatibosgru
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The Countries With The Most Critical Care Beds Per Capita: https://www.statista.com/chart/amp/21105/number-of-critical-care-beds-per-100000-inhabitants/ This may come in handy in the US. But hopefully it won’t get to this point.... Do you have access to such a bed, for potentially 2-3 weeks, if you...

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by gatibosgru
Sun Mar 15, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336632

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Do we know which AA flight from MIA-LHR is still going to be running? AA56 or AA38?

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by gatibosgru
Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336632

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Anyone want to take a guess on the chances of me being able to get home from CDG thru LHR to MIA on the 23rd? Right now AA has me on CDG-MIA but I know that won’t happen, so hoping I’ll be able to do CDG-LHR-MIA. The problem is that at the pace that the virus is spreading and countries reacting, Ma...

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by gatibosgru
Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336632

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Anyone want to take a guess on the chances of me being able to get home from CDG thru LHR to MIA on the 23rd? Right now AA has me on CDG-MIA but I know that won’t happen, so hoping I’ll be able to do CDG-LHR-MIA.

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Not very nice thing to say is it. Well, Bolsonaro isn't a very nice person. People are vastly exaggerating Bolsonaro. He’s far more centrist and reasonable than the media is portraying him, just as they’re happily reporting that he’s infected when the first test is actually negative. Not that he’s ...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336632

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

I was just rebooked by AA on CDG-MIA on 3/23 after my CDG-HEL-MIA flight was cancelled, yet their website says the MIA-CDG flight is suspended from 3/19? Would they accommodate me on a flight they know will not be running?

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336632

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Truly feel for all employees in the travel industry.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://www.ign.com/articles/disneyland ... s-concerns
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Disneyland and California Adventure will close from March 14 until the end of the month
https://www.ign.com/articles/disneyland ... s-concerns

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Simply because Trump knows much more about the Virus than any other political leader. Even the scientists ask him for advice. Lord if this isn't irony please take me now :weeping: “I like this stuff. You know my uncle was a great person. He was at MIT. He taught at MIT for, I think, like, a record ...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336632

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

All flights from Europe to the US are cancelled except for flights from the UK. This is not true. Check again https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-suspension-entry-immigrants-nonimmigrants-certain-additional-persons-pose-risk-transmitting-2019-novel-coronavirus/ Still not tr...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336632

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

One of the very last posts in the previous thread was Finnair's press release, so I'm going to repost it here. tl;dr: "Finnair is cancelling all flights to the US between 19 March and 12 April due to the US Government’s travel restrictions. Finnair is also cancelling its flights to Delhi betwe...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Good to see Trump in full control of the situation. Typical from you. Tell me, WHY CAN I FLY TO SOUTH KOREA *RIGHT NOW* but soon I can't fly to Belgium? What Trump said in the teleprompter was INCORRECT. I SWEAR TO GOD, he could defecate live on national TV and you people would congratulate him for...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

airzona11 wrote:
On the avgeek side, that’s a lot of domestic 767 777 787 A330 flights.

gatibosgru wrote:
When do we see UK cases explode from everyone trying to fly through it?


You cannot fly from EU-UK-US so that won’t be why.


I get it, doesn't mean people wont try.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

KFLLCFII wrote:
President Trump to address the U.S. at 9pm tonight.

Now would be a good time to declare war on China. They're at their most vulnerable with the least amount of allies. Get it over with.


What a fantastic thought. Hope you're a front line volunteer.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ES322mxXkAI ... name=large


No mention of US citizens there. So will flights still operate to/from allowing US citizens to freely move?
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LAXintl wrote:


No mention of US citizens there. So will flights still operate to/from allowing US citizens to freely move?

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: US cancels flight to Europe except UK for 30 days

RUIRCE wrote:
Will United feel this travel ban more than the other two US3 because they are the only airline without a partner in the UK?


AA/BA and DL/VS must be pretty ok at the moment. They can funnel a lot of the traffic blocked through LHR/LGW while others are screwed.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: US cancels flight to Europe except UK for 30 days

Will this hold up in court? ACLU will sue Trump for discrimination against Europeans? Just don't understand why the UK is exempt while the rest of the continent is a no-go zone. Belgium, Austria, Greece, Czech Republic, Finland, Portugal, etc, have fewer cases and will take a huge hit from being bl...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121770

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Well folks, given the uncertainty surrounding great portions of my life and involvement with the aviation industry, I think it's the time to sign off for a little while. I'll still follow along and keep up to date, but beyond that...we'll see. Cheers for the good times, all! See you on the other si...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121770

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Terminal E congestion is about to have a pretty immediate solution.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: US cancels flight to Europe except UK for 30 days

Will this hold up in court?

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: TRUMP CANCELS ALL EUROPE TRAVEL FROM US EXCEPT FOR UK

What a fantastic idea. Keeping me out of Finland will for sure help, but yay UK.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Welp guess I'm just gonna lose thousands on my Italy trip. But I have other's to think about and can't risk them getting sick even if I ~*think*~ I'll be fine. I'm sad that AZ is offering me nothing but it is what it is. Alitalia is offering nothing? That's pretty sad indeed. KLM is offering zero c...

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by gatibosgru
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I hope the global community holds China accountable for this. Biological warfare, in essence, with unleashing the manmade Wuhan Virus. Once we get past the irrational panic and disorder, the ChiComs need a reckoning. China is the major sufferer from this, how can it be biological warfare ? Was Cher...

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by gatibosgru
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

I'm shocked AZ hasn't cancelled my CDG-FCO flight yet.

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by gatibosgru
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Welp guess I'm just gonna lose thousands on my Italy trip. But I have other's to think about and can't risk them getting sick even if I ~*think*~ I'll be fine. I'm sad that AZ is offering me nothing but it is what it is. Aren't most airlines offering future credit if you cancel? Alitalia is not off...

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by gatibosgru
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

EIBPI wrote:
gatibosgru wrote:
Welp guess I'm just gonna lose thousands on my Italy trip. But I have other's to think about and can't risk them getting sick even if I ~*think*~ I'll be fine. I'm sad that AZ is offering me nothing but it is what it is.


When is your trip?


Tuesday.

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by gatibosgru
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Welp guess I'm just gonna lose thousands on my Italy trip. But I have other's to think about and can't risk them getting sick even if I ~*think*~ I'll be fine. I'm sad that AZ is offering me nothing but it is what it is.

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by gatibosgru
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

"This is the most frightening disease I've encountered in my career. That includes Ebola, that includes MERS, that includes SARS. And it's frightening because of its combination of infectiousness and a lethality that is many fold higher than flu." Dr. Richard Hatchett (He's studied viruse...

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by gatibosgru
Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow tops 28000
Replies: 211
Views: 6999

Re: Dow tops 28000

Where did the OP go?

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I have a trip to Rome scheduled for the 17th. My employer wants me to cancel or self quarantine when I come back but without pay unless I use PTO. I don't know what to do. Alitalia isn't offering free refunds for my flight and my first stop on the trip is Paris so AA isn't offering refunds either. ...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I have a trip to Rome scheduled for the 17th. My employer wants me to cancel or self quarantine when I come back but without pay unless I use PTO. I don't know what to do. Alitalia isn't offering free refunds for my flight and my first stop on the trip is Paris so AA isn't offering refunds either. A...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

You can see the relativity theory at work already with this. No talk from any US carriers about stopping flights to Germany or France with 600 cases yet when Iran and Italy had 600 about 10 days or two weeks ago people were losing their minds. The threshold will keep going up on reactions This is s...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182674

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

CAN monthly data for February out Total passengers dropped 83.57% while domestic fell 84.2%, international 81.29% and Hong Kong/Taiwan fell 90.5% Aircraft movements fell 65.64% https://twitter.com/FATIIIAviation/status/1235852558586929153?s=20 Wow, pretty significant. How does this compare with pre...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211075

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Easyjet cancellations and other measures against the "softening" demand: https://www.londonstockexchange.com/exchange/news/market-news/market-news-detail/EZJ/14441008.html " Budget cuts in administrative areas and discretionary spend Recruitment, promotion and pay freezes across the ...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211075

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

How does delta typically handle this stuff given cancelations? Straight up refunds or just rebookings or maybe Delta travel credit? I don't want a refund since I used the tickets as part of my new credit card offer for skymiles and it would definitely go back on that and under a 3000 limit needed f...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY Financial Discussion - 2020
Replies: 584
Views: 146912

Re: DY about to go bust?

The amount of people rooting for their demise is pretty shocking to me, am I missing something?

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by gatibosgru
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is Delta sending any A330-900s to Europe this summer?
Replies: 6
Views: 2389

Re: Is Delta sending any A330-900s to Europe this summer?

With the Asian reductions I bet we see the NEO pop up in Europe a little more often.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211075

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Really hoping my CDG-FCO nor my VCE-ORY are impacted, doesn't look like there have been any announcements of flight reductions/cancellations to/from Italy on European airlines, no?

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