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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 24, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2021
Replies: 81
Views: 9936

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2021

https://www.raillynews.com/2021/06/All- ... -stopped./
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Seems Onur Air faces legal action from Fraport TAV over outstanding airport debts. A lien has been placed on eight aircraft.

https://www.raillynews.com/2021/06/All- ... -stopped./

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 23, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO Kelly to step down; Robert Jordan named replacement
Replies: 18
Views: 4550

Southwest CEO Kelly to step down; Robert Jordan named replacement

Southwest Airlines has announced that Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly will transition roles in early 2022, becoming the carrier's Executive Chairman. Executive Vice President Corporate Services Robert Jordan will become Kelly's successor as CEO effective Feb. 1, 2022. Jordan also will join the Board at ...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 22, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Adds Lewiston-DEN, and Seasonal Bishop- SFO, DEN, LAX (Skywest)
Replies: 25
Views: 3802

Re: United Adds Lewiston-DEN, and Seasonal Bishop- SFO, DEN, LAX (Skywest)

The only reason MMH was flown was because of the ski area subsidy, which now has been transferred to Bishop airport. This move was originally supposed to happen in October 2020, but COVID upended things. Shuttle service will be available to Mammoth Mountain ski resort. While Bishop will be operation...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1485
Views: 256411

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

BBDFlyer wrote:
High temps in PHX. Runway performance is the limitation and you can either reduce passengers or reduce fuel. Pick one. If the runway was longer, then you can take both.


Runway length becomes meaningless as you start to run into the tire-speed limitations.

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2021
Replies: 81
Views: 9936

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2021

With lower COVID case counts Russia lifting restrictions on Turkey flights effective June 22. Should help open the flood gates for Russian tourist arrivals.

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by LAXintl
Sat Jun 19, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico new airport
Replies: 5
Views: 1436

Re: Mexico new airport

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1407229
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Existing thread on development of Santa Lucia >>> viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1407229

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 389
Views: 88127

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

Unsecured creditors requested documents from the bankruptcy courts as they aim to review alleged “fraudulent transfers” with the carrier’s partners Delta and Qatar Airways, before Chapter 11. Creditors are referring to the timing of the A350 lease cancellations with Qatar and the sale of aircraft to...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2021
Replies: 81
Views: 9936

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2021

ACT Airlines resumed service with its 2020 tail strike damaged B747-400F TC-MCT. It is again operating for Saudia

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 18, 2021 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Plans Major Restructuring That May Halve Its Fleet
Replies: 101
Views: 18227

Re: Garuda Plans Major Restructuring That May Halve Its Fleet

https://kumparan.com/kumparanbisnis/bre ... rce=kumApp
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Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) suspend GA stock today as the company missed the 14-day grace period on a bond payment.

https://kumparan.com/kumparanbisnis/bre ... rce=kumApp

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 17, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 207
Views: 48607

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021

12 A340-600 msn 517, 523, 537, 540, 543, 566, 580, 583, 972, 981, 987, and 1005 are available for sale. Also LH cargo mulling the procurement of narrowbody freighters, such as A321 and B737. https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/airlines-lessors/lufthansa-cargo-could-reenter-short-haul-air-freight-...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 17, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300539

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

Look at block hours vs 2019 baseline. https://i.ibb.co/Fw581zT/Jul.png https://i.ibb.co/Fw581zT/Jul.png In other news, the ORD 777 pilot base finally will close as freighter flying goes away. Meanwhile, IAH will get its 777 base back effective October to support HNL and GRU flights.

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 17, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Los Angeles airport for new airlines?
Replies: 9
Views: 663

Re: Best Los Angeles airport for new airlines?

As others mentioned LAX is the airport that serves the entire Southern California basin offering a wide variety of destinations, airlines, and competitive pricing. Local community airports like BUR, SNA, LGB all have restrictions be it slots, curfew, gate limitations that will keep them limited in w...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 17, 2021 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300539

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

I forget what the answer was – what's the status of the new uniforms? I'm pretty sure I saw a customer service rep at DEN a few weeks ago in a new suit and turquoise tie. I thought he looked pretty sharp, but all the flight crew everywhere is still in those drab Cintas clothes. From May townhall: Q...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2021
Replies: 81
Views: 9936

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2021

The Columbus Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) flights are scheduled charters carrying garments from Sri Lanka and have been running since early May using A333 and 77W.

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 16, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300539

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

And as far as United "printing money" in Asia, lets look at DOT reporting. (using 2019 numbers) PACIFIC RASM / CASM/ YIELD / P&L AA - 11.44 13.86 10.03 -2.42 DL - 11.61 9.71 11.36 1.90 UA - 11.70 11.44 12.32 0.26 As hard as it might seem for some, DL actually handily beat UA in profita...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 447
Views: 108525

Re: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 021-06-15/
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Looks like 16 aircraft leases were terminated.

Also, they plan to remain as a smaller airline, with 85 aircraft in the fleet by 2025.

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 021-06-15/

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300539

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

Point of my original comments remains that when it came to Polaris, United zigged, while industry zagged. Dense premium cabins are going away in favor more spacious less dense premium products in the industry. People have offered examples of how UAs domestic competitors AA and DL have opted for such...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300539

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

As others just detailed with the AA and DL examples, the industry trend including overseas has been to de-densify premium cabins as ever fancier products are introduced. United was one of the few and certainly largest airlines that bucked this trend and opted for a new cabin product with Polaris tha...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300539

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

Yes United went again the tide and kept a denser premium cabin with Polaris. Its obviously a gamble. From my experience with various client airlines, constricting premium cabin count can have positive financial impacts by reducing pressure on pricing and need to discount along with giving away seats...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 15, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 331
Views: 91034

Re: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread

https://simpleflying.com/malaysia-airli ... -max-2024/
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25 Boeing 737MAX slots to be transferred to a lessors as delivery of the type deferred until 2024

https://simpleflying.com/malaysia-airli ... -max-2024/

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300539

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

I believe one of the significant missteps surrounding Polaris was the companies strong out-of-the-gate marketing for a product that was so elusive for customers to experience with the very small fleet count having been refitted. Sure the pillows and updated food offerings are nice, but 90% of what p...

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by LAXintl
Sun Jun 13, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300539

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

June marks the 5-year anniversary of the Polaris seat product public intro by Oscar. Like the previous Diamond seat, we have seen a pretty slow install. Sad that not all the fleet is equipped yet especially the majority of key 787-9 still missing. Considering premium seat products often only survive...

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by LAXintl
Sat Jun 12, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1920
Views: 254984

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

I suspect especially in a tech forward market like California, a growing number of companies will never return to their previous work and travel patterns. Pandemic has proven that for many jobs working remotely can be successfully achieved, and in many cases how wasteful (time & cost wise) busin...

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by LAXintl
Sat Jun 12, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1920
Views: 254984

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Work from home model remains for corporate America. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E3rd9sDWUAMFqj_?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E3rd9sDWUAMFqj_?format=jpg&name=medium Heck most airline HQ's are still not staffed up either. In my personal experience, I don't have a single c...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines invests in up to 350 eVTOLs
Replies: 47
Views: 7594

American Airlines invests in up to 350 eVTOLs

American Airlines announced it will invest in Vertical Aerospace, UK based company developing electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. As part of its investment in Vertical, American has agreed to pre-order, subject to certain future milestones and other terms, up to 250 aircraft, rep...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 389
Views: 88127

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

https://cases.primeclerk.com/LATAM/
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LATAM Group asked the court to extend until September 2021 the deadline for it to present its restructuring plan.
Also agreed on an additional draw request under its DIP Credit Agreement for the amount of US$500 million.

https://cases.primeclerk.com/LATAM/

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 173
Views: 43777

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

Aeromexico asked the court for additional extension until 25 October 2021, to submit its reorganization plan. Also reported the carrier is looking for alternate lenders which could replace Apollo Global Management which funded the $1 billion rescue plan for the airline last year. https://www.bloombe...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300539

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... f=CMQY7IGK
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United reported in talks to purchase 100-150 additional 737Max

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... f=CMQY7IGK

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 09, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: ANA to retire 35 aircraft in 2020
Replies: 128
Views: 34904

Re: Updated: ANA to retire 35 aircraft in 2020

https://www.aviationwire.jp/archives/228062
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Last day for 737-700 at ANA Wings will be June 27 with service from Okayama to Haneda.

https://www.aviationwire.jp/archives/228062

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 09, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia Group to operate dedicated 737 freighter
Replies: 4
Views: 1383

AirAsia Group to operate dedicated 737 freighter

AirAsia Group said its logistics arm, Teleport, will begin cargo operations with a dedicated 737-800F freighter by late 2021. The service is planned to operate out of the group’s Bangkok hub to add capacity and strengthen its route network between China, India and Southeast Asia and improve cargo co...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Plans Major Restructuring That May Halve Its Fleet
Replies: 101
Views: 18227

Re: Garuda Plans Major Restructuring That May Halve Its Fleet

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 021-06-07/
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Garuda says its returning pair of 737s to lessor early.

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 021-06-07/

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 09, 2021 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPE-ONT
Replies: 17
Views: 3736

Re: TPE-ONT

They have two one off flights in June, with remaining flights removed again until late October.(who knows if that even happens)

LAX-TPE will see additional frequency instead.

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 08, 2021 1:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CLEAR Secure files for IPO
Replies: 10
Views: 773

CLEAR Secure files for IPO

CLEAR Secure, Inc. today announced that it plans IPO and seeking to raise $100mil funding. SEC prospectus filing https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1856314/000110465921077600/tm2112714-9_s1.htm The subscription service with 5.2mil members in 2019 has not yet been able to be profitable since rel...

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by LAXintl
Sat Jun 05, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51433

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://australianaviation.com.au/2021/ ... lian-base/
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Cathay Pacific has confirmed it will shut its Australian pilot base

https://australianaviation.com.au/2021/ ... lian-base/

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by LAXintl
Sat Jun 05, 2021 3:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential Next US Destinations For Avianca?
Replies: 11
Views: 1076

Re: Potential Next US Destinations For Avianca?

Anko is no longer the CEO - he went to SAS >> https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1459615 Avianca's new CEO is now Adrian Neuhauser, who only this week said the airline fleet would shrink as part of its Ch.11 restructuring with the airline. Not sure one should expect much growth ...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 04, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ASEAN, EU conclude the world’s first bloc-to-bloc Air Transport Agreement
Replies: 3
Views: 450

Re: ASEAN, EU conclude the world’s first bloc-to-bloc Air Transport Agreement

EU-ASEAN have had default open skies already since 2019 with 37 of then 38 countries already having ratified the agreement.

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 04, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Plans Major Restructuring That May Halve Its Fleet
Replies: 101
Views: 18227

Re: Garuda Plans Major Restructuring That May Halve Its Fleet

State-owned enterprises minister Erick Thohir says Garuda (and its subsidiary Citilink) will focus on the domestic market, and not the international market. Even pre-pandemic 78% of all traffic in Indonesia was domestic and pivoting to capture a larger slice of domestic market better would help ease...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 03, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2021
Replies: 81
Views: 9936

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2021

Works fine on this end.

Maybe a firewall, cookie or VPN issue on your end??

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 02, 2021 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is RR building History's largest aircraft engine?
Replies: 1
Views: 1635

Re: Why is RR building History's largest aircraft engine?

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Extensive thread on the topic >>>> viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1459225

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X plans overhaul to survive
Replies: 286
Views: 48841

Re: AirAsia X plans overhaul to survive

AirAsia X shareholders approve corporate restructuring plan https://newsroom.aviator.aero/airasia-x-shareholders-approve-corporate-restructuring-plan/ Shareholders of the long-haul affiliate of AirAsia Group approved all resolutions at an extraordinary general meeting, including a rights issue and a...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 02, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 346
Views: 24055

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

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Looking really bad in South America

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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E2zt65SVUAQ ... name=large

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021
Replies: 80
Views: 9862

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021

Vietnam suspending already restricted international flights at Hanoi in an effort to contain a coronavirus outbreak. https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/vietnam-suspends-international-flights-to-hanoi-ho-chi-minh-city/143971.article https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-vietnam/vietna...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2021
Replies: 81
Views: 9936

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2021

Russia extended its restrictions on flights to Turkey until June 21.

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana
Replies: 211
Views: 43681

Re: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana

http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/ ... ilippines-

Still waiting on big ones including China, EU, U.S.and home market Korean authorities.
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Philippines and Thailand competition authorities approve the OZ takeover.

http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/ ... ilippines-

Still waiting on big ones including China, EU, U.S.and home market Korean authorities.

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by LAXintl
Mon May 31, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 216
Views: 51433

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Received following email today.

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by LAXintl
Mon May 31, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japanese airlines Air Do and Solaseed Air reported to merge in 2022
Replies: 24
Views: 4239

Re: Japanese airlines Air Do and Solaseed Air reported to merge in 2022

Deal signed. Air Do and Solaseed Air to merge in 2022 and set up a joint holding company to facilitate the merger. Carriers aim to lower their costs through standardization and more efficient use of resources, such as personnel and facilities. The two airlines will decide the investment ratio of eac...

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by LAXintl
Sat May 29, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1485
Views: 256411

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

With huge debt pile and potential losses for years to come, its clear from their statements that are focused on the short term and whatever long haul flying they do should generate positive earnings and not become a burden. Unfortunately, this means the abandonment of markets and smaller global netw...

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by LAXintl
Sat May 29, 2021 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Supertanker ceasing operations
Replies: 55
Views: 14823

Re: 747 Supertanker ceasing operations

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N74 ... /KMWH/KSAT
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Apparently, N744ST has been sold and flew on Friday to SAT to have tanks and related equipment removed.

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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N74 ... /KMWH/KSAT

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