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by Avianca
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 230
Views: 23212

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

Indeed due demand Caracas service increasing to 5x weekly June 16th. The two new frequencies are turns and not via Havana. https://www.airturkhaber.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/THY-karakas-sefer-artisi-705x339.jpg interesting! specially not routed via HAV! just wondering if the catering ex CCS wi...

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by Avianca
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Holdings CEO is out
Replies: 14
Views: 1844

Re: Avianca Holdings CEO is out

have to say - one of the better news for Avianca in the last months !!

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by Avianca
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca (mainline) is restructuring
Replies: 38
Views: 2989

Re: Avianca (mainline) is restructuring

BOS-SAL timing is a disaster. Needs serious overhaul. well not at all - perfectly for the outbound wave from SAL hub - and as well good for conections on the MUC and LHR flights out of BOG Sure, if you only want to fly the outbound...and not come back. well to come back AV95 might be the choice yes...

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by Avianca
Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca (mainline) is restructuring
Replies: 38
Views: 2989

Re: Avianca (mainline) is restructuring

Dieuwer wrote:
BOS-SAL timing is a disaster. Needs serious overhaul.


well not at all - perfectly for the outbound wave from SAL hub - and as well good for conections on the MUC and LHR flights out of BOG

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by Avianca
Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Announces major expansion in Colombia
Replies: 10
Views: 2455

Re: LATAM Announces major expansion in Colombia

Analyzing the situation in Leticia, LATAM Colombia is already leading the market into the [BOG-LET] sector. I don't expect further movements in this segment. A tiny, 95% leisure oriented market, with a grand total of three daily flights to BOG and some SATENA flights to amazonian towns. Not very re...

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by Avianca
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Venezuela Flight Status?
Replies: 60
Views: 12556

Re: US-Venezuela Flight Status?

bennett123 wrote:
Wonder what the cargo is.


should be "printed matters" aka money

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by Avianca
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation - January 2019
Replies: 189
Views: 22606

Re: Turkish Aviation - January 2019

In terms of longhaul developments, what has been confirmed so far has been: * the launch of daily Denpasar flights * the deployment of B789 capacity on the DPS, ATL, IAD and BOG-PTY routes * the delinking of SGN and HAN into daily SGN and 6 weekly HAN terminators If EWR is not happening with TK's d...

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by Avianca
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to launch Medellín
Replies: 35
Views: 4943

Re: Air Europa to launch Medellín

great news! I am just wondering how MDE Will handle all the future expansion, also the airport modernized over the last years… it often seems a zoo.
Wondering as well when AV will upgrade their flights to MAD.

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by Avianca
Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ze ‘Zee’ route – Pt. II IST-HAV-CCS
Replies: 9
Views: 6506

Re: Ze ‘Zee’ route – Pt. II IST-HAV-CCS

Debonair: Thanks for stopping by. IIRC you also took TK 183 not so long ago. I think I read something along those lines in the Travels & Polls forum. When I flew there was no noticeable amount of German pax on board, but maybe the days for touri flights are not midweek. great report as usual! u...

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by Avianca
Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ze ‘Zee’ route – Pt. II IST-HAV-CCS
Replies: 9
Views: 6506

Re: Ze ‘Zee’ route – Pt. II IST-HAV-CCS

great report as usual! used this flight nearly 2 years ago - just weeks after they opened the route, and in HAV it was as well necessary to deplane for CCS bound pax. Quite interesting that TK seems to do quite good on the route, beside the pax bound to Europe I can imagine that they sell quite a lo...

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by Avianca
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 331
Views: 35385

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

Jan: Avianca BOG-MDE A321 Avianca MDE-BOG A318 Avianca BOG-MDE A319 Feb: EasyFly EOH-PEI J41 Avianca PEI-BOG A318 Viva Air BOG-MDE A320 VivaAir MDE-BOG A320 Avianca BOG-MDE A320 Avianca MDE-BOG A321 Avianca BOG-LIM A332 Avianca LIM-BOG A332 Avianca BOG-MDE A321 Avianca MDE-BOG B787 Mar: Avianca BOG-...

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by Avianca
Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colombia choses to expand Bogota's airport rather than building a new one...
Replies: 5
Views: 1310

Re: Colombia choses to expand Bogota's airport rather than building a new one...

The current airport is still fairly new and can definitely handle more traffic (plus the designs for the smaller-new airport were pretty crappy). One can only hope that they move CATAM out of Eldorado so they have room to expand on well not sure if they can handle much more traffic… on peak hours t...

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by Avianca
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weirdest Connections You've Ever Made
Replies: 98
Views: 5722

Re: Weirdest Connections You've Ever Made

BOG-MEX via FRA-MUC with LH - but had to cancel it last minute

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by Avianca
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Polish Airlines to Miami
Replies: 27
Views: 5766

Re: LOT Polish Airlines to Miami

quite sure they will put LOT codes on the AV flights out of MIA into CAM and SouthAmerica

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by Avianca
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Turkish to open base in CCS
Replies: 38
Views: 7802

Re: Turkish to open base in CCS

Let's play this is going to happen although it won't. Why would pax originating in SCL, LIM or UIO choose to fly via CCS when they have multiple options to get to main destinations in ME/Asia on 2 stops and some of them even on 1-stop? AFAIK TK is flying a HAV-CCS triangular to avoid crew staying a...

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by Avianca
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Turkish to open base in CCS
Replies: 38
Views: 7802

Re: Turkish to open base in CCS

"Base" is the wrong term. TK is looking to open markets like Peru, Ecuador and Chile so a routing via CCS would be an option. TK has actually done well in CCS. With such a pullback of service by other airlines, its been able to garner good amount of the remaining traffic, much of it quite...

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by Avianca
Mon May 21, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 10986

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2018

Any news about the potential de-coupling of the current IST-BOG-PTY-IST route? It is been said that since TK strengthened the code sharing with Copa at PTY this could happen soon... interesting question, just used the flight last week - and it was quite good booked in ECO and would say half full in...

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by Avianca
Wed May 02, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Venezuela demands payment for jet fuel in Petros
Replies: 90
Views: 11064

Re: Venezuela demands payment for jet fuel in Petros

A 757 burns, in very rough numbers, around 7 tons the first hour and then 3,5 tons PER (Perth - Australia) hour after that. For a 4-hour flight that's a total of around 18 tons. To operate within legal limits, you're looking at a fuel requirement of around 21-23 tons out of CCS. The OEW of a 757 is...

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by Avianca
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2018
Replies: 105
Views: 10240

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2018

Dear all, any idea how the IST-HAV-CCS-IST and IST-BOG-PTY-IST flights are doing, At least from test bookings - it seems that Businss Class on the BOG-PTY flight is doing quite good. Cheers Avianca I think IST-HAV-CCS-IST has now been split up into separate flights: IST-HAV-IST and IST-CCS-IST. I w...

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by Avianca
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2018
Replies: 105
Views: 10240

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2018

Dear all, any idea how the IST-HAV-CCS-IST and IST-BOG-PTY-IST flights are doing, At least from test bookings - it seems that Businss Class on the BOG-PTY flight is doing quite good. Cheers Avianca I think IST-HAV-CCS-IST has now been split up into separate flights: IST-HAV-IST and IST-CCS-IST. I w...

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by Avianca
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2018
Replies: 105
Views: 10240

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2018

Dear all, any idea how the IST-HAV-CCS-IST and IST-BOG-PTY-IST flights are doing,
At least from test bookings - it seems that Businss Class on the BOG-PTY flight is doing quite good.

Cheers
Avianca

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by Avianca
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to launch Munich service on 16 November
Replies: 22
Views: 4237

Re: Avianca to launch Munich service on 16 November

Flight numbers will be AV 054 / AV055, https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/277940/avianca-plans-munich-launch-in-november-2018/ AV054 BOG2315 – 1630+1MUC 788 x37 AV055 MUC2255 – 0457+1BOG 788 x14 dream comes true! linking my two home citys - for sure I will be using this flight quite ...

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by Avianca
Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2017
Replies: 98
Views: 14179

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2017

Yakamoz wrote:
Avianca wrote:
greets from TK-800 IST-BOG, full Business Cabin today; Eco seems around 70%.

TC-JNA already with the upgraded C - Cabin


Do you mean the new cabin configuration C18Y232?


yes, correct.

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by Avianca
Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2017
Replies: 98
Views: 14179

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2017

greets from TK-800 IST-BOG, full Business Cabin today; Eco seems around 70%.

TC-JNA already with the upgraded C - Cabin

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by Avianca
Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2017
Replies: 98
Views: 14179

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2017

LAXintl wrote:
Avianca wrote:

asume that Bogota will be combined with DKR-GRU route and flying via Aguadilla back to Europe (Mastricht)


Its 1x weekly - IST-ZAZ-JFK-BOG-BQN-IST


are you sure it has no stop in Maastricht? main market ex Bog are flowers to AMS

cheers
Avianca

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by Avianca
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2017
Replies: 98
Views: 14179

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2017

Bunch of new TK Cargo markets opening January with the arrival of 777F. Aguadilla, Bogota, Houston, Kano, Miami, Taipei Taoyuan and Toronto will see freighter service launch various dates in January - March. asume that Bogota will be combined with DKR-GRU route and flying via Aguadilla back to Euro...

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by Avianca
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2017
Replies: 98
Views: 14179

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2017

Seems like the new 777Freighter is in operations, but strangely FR24 show “diverted” to DWC on the first flight. Anyways, will it be deployed to destinations where the leased 747 freighter are currently operating to? as per my understanding they will deploy at least twice per week to SoutAmerica co...

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by Avianca
Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca planning international expansion next year: Houston, Munich, Newark and Chicago
Replies: 19
Views: 4868

Re: Avianca planning international expansion next year: Houston, Munich, Newark and Chicago

dream would come true! connecting nonstop my both hometowns! bog and muc!

cheers
Avianca

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by Avianca
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 243
Views: 18265

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

Jan: MUC-LIS TP A319 LIS-CCS TP A330 CCS-IST TK A330 IST-HAV TK A330 HAV-CCS TK A330 CCS-MAR AW B732 MAR-CCS AW B732 CCS-PTY CM B738 PTY-BOG CM B737 BOG-PTY CM EMJ190 PTY-CCS CM B738 Feb: CCS-PTY CM B738 PTY-BOG CM B738 BOG-PTY CM B738 PTY-CCS CM B738 CCS-BOG AV A321 Mar: BOG-PTY CM B738 PTY-CCS CM ...

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by Avianca
Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2017
Replies: 88
Views: 10165

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2017

does anybody have update which A330-200 has already updated business class layout?

cheers
Avianca

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by Avianca
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2017
Replies: 88
Views: 10165

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2017

I work in cargo in the UK and trust me every airline completely full everywhere at the mimute. The industry is crazy busy. You have people paying freight prices 10times the amount they pay in summer and booking 2 or 3weeks ahead what is happening right now, I have never seen in my 17 years in the i...

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by Avianca
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?
Replies: 179
Views: 22226

Re: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?

bog-mde or bog-pei 8 hours by car 25 min by air

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by Avianca
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2017
Replies: 194
Views: 19356

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2017

just booked a BOG-MUC-BOG trip in Dec in Business Class - so lets see if with the 3rd attempt all will go smoothly. Any idea how big is the chance to get already the 332 with new seats? cheers Avianca Looks like you are going to get your wish. From today's airporthaber.com TK says it will start sen...

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by Avianca
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2017
Replies: 194
Views: 19356

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2017

just booked a BOG-MUC-BOG trip in Dec in Business Class - so lets see if with the 3rd attempt all will go smoothly. Any idea how big is the chance to get already the 332 with new seats?

cheers
Avianca

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by Avianca
Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colombian Aviation news
Replies: 35
Views: 4467

Re: Colombian Aviation news

LIPZ wrote:
Last month AV's CEO referred they are looking to add 2 new destinations in Europe between Frankfurt, Munich, Paris and Rome.
Any updates?


wow crossing my fingers for MUC - that would be great - and linking my two home towns!

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by Avianca
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colombian Aviation news
Replies: 35
Views: 4467

Re: Colombian Aviation news

As per link below (in Spanish), Emirates Cargo is requesting frequencies to Colombia (and other countries) and Air Canada is requesting approval to fly twice per week to Cartagena; with either Airbus 319/20/21 type aircraft or Boeing 767. We all know Rouge recently announced return flights Toronto ...

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by Avianca
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

just checked copa and they are bookable but the night stop is gone CM-221 PTY-CCS now leaving PTY at midnight arriving in CCS at 326am, and CM-220 leaving CCS now at 5:01am instead of 640am While it's good the night stop is gone, those times may not be that attractive and for sure will force lots i...

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My first Business experience! CCS-CDG-FCO on Air France
Replies: 18
Views: 10321

Re: My first Business experience! CCS-CDG-FCO on Air France

Thanks eielef! Unfortunately, AR cancelled this week the weeky flight they had to CCS, it was being operated with a Boeing 737-800, another airline that leaves the country in less than a month :( An update: Iberia flies 3 flights a week to CCS, making a layover in SDQ, the reason? The crew, the cre...

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

As shocking as COPA's possible departure from Venezuela may sound to those of us comfortably living abroad, to the average Venezuelan, this is a non event. The majority of those that are leaving the country are doing it by land, sometimes enduring road trips of 7+ days to reach Argentina or Chile. ...

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

It will be an even bigger gold mine for the majority of the (ever fewer) airlines that stay put, but for many travellers, the withdrawal of AV and CM, as well as that of AR, will be a disaster. The trip to whatever country in Latin America that they were going to emigrate to just becomes more compl...

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo (industry survey, Atlas, and Lufthansa)
Replies: 35
Views: 4363

Re: Cargo (industry survey, Atlas, and Lufthansa)

well so far this year was good on basically all mayor trade lanes - but specially out of Asia (China)....

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

As I said in another thread, it's interesting to see how the European carriers are the ones with the biggest b*lls of steel. Or the ones making the most balanced judgement, maybe? Depending on one's own valuation of the situation. As dcajet pointed out in response to that (in the other thread), tho...

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

If the reason is the risk is too high, then should we expect AA to be cutting their operations any day now too? As I said in another thread, it's interesting to see how the European carriers are the ones with the biggest b*lls of steel. Or the ones making the most balanced judgement, maybe? Dependi...

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

I wonder if this would also include Wingo, owned by Copa Holdings. They currently fly BOG-CCS, the only airline left on that route, apart from a daily EQ flight UIO-BOG-CCS, since AV and V0 pulled out of that route. if they leave they will shut down by complete. well if CM leaves - I am really wond...

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

Horrible (very dangerous) hours to get to/from CCS from Caracas... I wouldn't take that flight, no matter how cheap it was...and cheap it is not... well the 640am departure was not much better - I think even worse - for 5am departure people might get down to MIQ before midnight... have used the 1am...

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

I wonder if this would also include Wingo, owned by Copa Holdings. They currently fly BOG-CCS, the only airline left on that route, apart from a daily EQ flight UIO-BOG-CCS, since AV and V0 pulled out of that route. if they leave they will shut down by complete. well if CM leaves - I am really wond...

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

just checked copa and they are bookable but the night stop is gone CM-221 PTY-CCS now leaving PTY at midnight arriving in CCS at 326am, and CM-220 leaving CCS now at 5:01am instead of 640am Horrible (very dangerous) hours to get to/from CCS from Caracas... I wouldn't take that flight, no matter how...

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

just checked copa and they are bookable but the night stop is gone

CM-221 PTY-CCS now leaving PTY at midnight arriving in CCS at 326am, and CM-220 leaving CCS now at 5:01am instead of 640am

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 11278

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

if Copa pulls out - which could be very much likley - I think CCS has a big issue! asume that as well MAR and VLN would be suspended?

Cheers
Avianca

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by Avianca
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 22359

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2017

Dear all,I am wondering how the BOG/PTY and HAV/CCS flights are doing? these flights specially out of BOG/PTY were mostly with very low fares bookable, but these days seems to be gone.... Eco to Central Europe was around 700 and Business around 1700 USD --- now the fares are around 2000 and 3500 USD...

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