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by marcoantona
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet discussion 2020
Replies: 1633
Views: 39380

Re: Emirates cancels SCL

Only social media. Official announcement will be done tomorrow.

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by marcoantona
Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet discussion 2020
Replies: 1633
Views: 39380

Re: Emirates cancels SCL

News have just hit, Qatar will also cancel EZE return.

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by marcoantona
Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet discussion 2020
Replies: 1633
Views: 39380

Re: Emirates cancels SCL

The above info is not correct. Emirates has laid off its staff at SCL, while the company line at EZE and GIG is that they will return once the market and operational conditions warrant it, but no lay offs have happened there. I add info on dcajet’s post, staff in EZE are being offered voluntary ter...

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by marcoantona
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet discussion 2020
Replies: 1633
Views: 39380

Re: Emirates cancels SCL

The above info is not correct. Emirates has laid off its staff at SCL, while the company line at EZE and GIG is that they will return once the market and operational conditions warrant it, but no lay offs have happened there. I add info on dcajet’s post, staff in EZE are being offered voluntary ter...

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by marcoantona
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet discussion 2020
Replies: 1633
Views: 39380

Re: Emirates cancels SCL

This was filed earlier today. Seems it’s still at 3 times a week; https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/292597/emirates-september-2020-preliminary-operations-as-of-0900gmt-21jul20/ At the beginning of the post it states: As noted last week on Airlineroute, various websites reporting sel...

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by marcoantona
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina's Andes suspends operations
Replies: 8
Views: 2337

Re: Argentina's Andes suspends operations

Andes owes its employees more than three months of payments. After taking the debt from Chubut province, the airline still didn’t pay full salaries to their employees. So they just stopped working until they get paid again. Apparently operations are on hold until 15FEB. Bear in mind we are at the pe...

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by marcoantona
Tue Dec 17, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports And Airlines In The Six Continent Club
Replies: 16
Views: 2380

Re: Airports And Airlines In The Six Continent Club

LATAM Airlines is also on the club:
North America: JFK, MIA, MCO, BOS, LAX, etc.
Europe: LHR, CDG, MXP, BCN, MAD, etc.
Africa: JNB
Asia: TLV
Oceania: MEL, SYD, AKL
South America: all their main routes...

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by marcoantona
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Cancels MIA-COR
Replies: 54
Views: 8856

Re: AA Cancels MIA-COR

IMO COR does have the market to support a MIA flight... just not done by a Legacy Carrier like American. There is a good amount of demand to sustain a 4w flight, but there is almost no demand for premium or business travel. I think this route could perform well if done by a LCC like JetSMART or JetB...

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by marcoantona
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France downgauges EZE
Replies: 14
Views: 5906

Re: Air France downgauges EZE

At this step I would not be surprised to see BA reducing from B77E to B788 and LH from B748 to A346 Indeed I think BA would rather use the 789 if it was to change the 777-200. As for LH, if my memory is correct, they've never downgauged the aircraft since they began flying to EZE. Always 744, later...

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by marcoantona
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Argentina begins flights to Jujuy and Ushuaia
Replies: 9
Views: 2321

Re: Norwegian Air Argentina begins flights to Jujuy and Ushuaia

Earlier today, Norwegian Air Argentina began operations between Buenos Aires/Aeroparque and Jujuy in northern Argentina. LV-IQZ was the aircraft assigned for the first trip, a Boeing 737-800 with 189 seats equiped with wi-fi on board. NAA will offer 2 weekly flights (Friday and Sunday) on this rout...

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by marcoantona
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Argentina begins flights to Jujuy and Ushuaia
Replies: 9
Views: 2321

Norwegian Air Argentina begins flights to Jujuy and Ushuaia

Earlier today, Norwegian Air Argentina began operations between Buenos Aires/Aeroparque and Jujuy in northern Argentina. LV-IQZ was the aircraft assigned for the first trip, a Boeing 737-800 with 189 seats equiped with wi-fi on board. NAA will offer 2 weekly flights (Friday and Sunday) on this route...

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by marcoantona
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Argentina may cancel EZE-MIA route if conflict with unions is not resolved
Replies: 38
Views: 7869

Re: LATAM Argentina may cancel EZE-MIA route if conflict with unions is not resolved

Authorization for LATAM Argentina to fly with foreign registered planes was given today by Argentina's ANAC. Applies to other airlines, such as Norwegian and JetSmart. Allow for fleet interchange between the different LATAM franchises in South America. Could you please post a source for this? I can...

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by marcoantona
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Argentina may cancel EZE-MIA route if conflict with unions is not resolved
Replies: 38
Views: 7869

Re: LATAM Argentina may cancel EZE-MIA route if conflict with unions is not resolved

Authorization for LATAM Argentina to fly with foreign registered planes was given today by Argentina's ANAC. Applies to other airlines, such as Norwegian and JetSmart. Allow for fleet interchange between the different LATAM franchises in South America. Could you please post a source for this? I can...

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by marcoantona
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA pulling out of VVI
Replies: 48
Views: 8851

Re: AA pulling out of VVI

By November 2018 AA posted a schedule change effective from 03MAY2019 where VVI was operated by MAX-8 aircraft instead of 757. I assume that due to the MAX grounding, and the 738 not being capable to efficiently fly the route, AA decided to end the service, as some of their 757's will be retired. I ...

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by marcoantona
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian files for Argentina - US service
Replies: 46
Views: 6799

Re: Norwegian files for Argentina - US service

As DCA stated before these are just route authorities. Doesn’t mean they will fly to all of them. Regarding A321LR, they were delayed until 2022 at least, so if this permits go through all we may see is 787 operating. Besides, an EZE-MIA/FLL route is heavily relied on cargo, as well as pax, which an...

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by marcoantona
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight a within one time zone that pass thru another
Replies: 31
Views: 3041

Re: Flight a within one time zone that pass thru another

BUE-IGR/PSS during summer Brazil has different time zone. Sometimes if routing is done through Argentina Paraguay is touched.
SLA-IGR, Paraguay is one hour less that Argentina.

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by marcoantona
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR return to MCO in December
Replies: 32
Views: 3285

Re: AR return to MCO in December

AR schedule to Orlando: AR1320 EZE 2330 MCO 0710+ 330 136 AR1321 MCO 1625 EZE 0400+ 330 247 Aircraft is being pulled from JFK flight. Timings allow connections in EZE to ROS, COR, MDZ, BHI, MDQ, TUC, SLA, POA, GRU, SCL and ASU. The flight is certainly looking after southamericans going to visit Mick...

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by marcoantona
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina and Uruguay power outage - impact on aviation
Replies: 14
Views: 2216

Re: Argentina and Uruguay power outage - impact?

AEP and EZE are operating as normal thanks to generators.

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by marcoantona
Fri May 17, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolíneas Argentinas publishes 2018 financial results
Replies: 1
Views: 1049

Aerolíneas Argentinas publishes 2018 financial results

Grupo Aerolíneas Argentinas (AR) issued today an internal email publishing 2018 financial results of the group. The formal public presentation will be 28MAY. Aerolíneas Argentinas had sales for AR$54456.5M and operational costs for AR$52692.1M. Together with other expenses it comes to a total loss o...

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by marcoantona
Sun May 12, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces new routes in Argentina
Replies: 13
Views: 3930

Norwegian announces new routes in Argentina

After some fake rumours about Norwegian leaving Argentina going around this week, they announced an expansion plan from September in the domestic market. According to the press release, Norwegian will double current routes in Argentina with the return of the fourth aircraft, currently in Europe to h...

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by marcoantona
Wed May 01, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European airlines cancel CCS operations today
Replies: 20
Views: 5606

Re: European airlines cancel CCS operations today

Where do AF people layover? The flight seems to originate in CCS... Martinique; Iberia at Santo Domingo, Air Europa at Punta Cana and TAP at Curacao. I don't know why those airlines insist on flying to CCS, for sure is because yields are high, I don't know. But with all those security issues, addin...

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by marcoantona
Wed May 01, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR to cancel all flights tomorrow Apr, 30th
Replies: 29
Views: 11519

Re: AR to cancel all flights tomorrow Apr, 30th

Delays and cancellations this morning in Aeroparque AEP for some AR/AU and Avianca A0 flights as the FA’s union joins the general transport strike.

All other airlines operating normally.

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by marcoantona
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR to cancel all flights tomorrow Apr, 30th
Replies: 29
Views: 11519

Re: AR to cancel all flights tomorrow Apr, 30th

Flybondi, JetSmart and Norwegian are all operating normally on both days; they are not unionized. International airlines will operate with modified schedules, such as COPA as they rely on ground services that may not be available. American Airlines will operate normally as they provide their own gr...

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by marcoantona
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR to cancel all flights tomorrow Apr, 30th
Replies: 29
Views: 11519

Re: AR to cancel all flights tomorrow Apr, 30th

Curious about AA's situation. Supposed to fly MIA-EZE tonight. American flights will operate as normal. They have their own ramp staff. They almost never cancel when these strikes occur. Regarding your arrival to EZE, you will have Uber and Cabify services up and running. Just as a comment, buses a...

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by marcoantona
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR to cancel all flights tomorrow Apr, 30th
Replies: 29
Views: 11519

Re: AR to cancel all flights tomorrow Apr, 30th

All airlines in Argentina have cancelled their flights as ramp services company Intercargo will be on strike (like many other areas as well). The only airline flying will be Flybondi as they have their own ramp service. JetSmart has its own ramp service but only in EPA. That’s why they will only fly...

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by marcoantona
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: 40 days out, bookings for MIA-COR are ahead of expectations
Replies: 10
Views: 4143

Re: AA: 40 days out, bookings for MIA-COR are ahead of expectations

From an AA event held at COR this past week: * Advance bookings are ahead of the airline's expectations for this type of route, and better than other established routes * POS are even between the US & Argentina for this flight, as opposed to EZE-MIA & EZE-JFK which are mostly Argentina POS....

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by marcoantona
Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor/unofficial: Norwegian Argentina to start EZE-PER-SIN
Replies: 48
Views: 8512

Re: Rumor/unofficial: Norwegian Argentina to start EZE-PER-SIN

jmmadrid wrote:
I believe NORWEGIAN have much lower-hanging fruit, such as EZE-Spain (MAD, BCN), EZE-Italy (MXP, FCO), EZE-France (CDG) and EZE-USA (MIA, JFK)

Totally agree on this one!
But if they were to look to Australia, I think Sydney has more chances of going first.

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by marcoantona
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSmart sets date to begin ops in Argentina
Replies: 19
Views: 2986

Re: JetSmart sets date to begin ops in Argentina

New competitor to the busy Argentina aviation industry. I wonder how FO and DN will react.

JetSmart has 5 A320 initially planned, right? Any estimation on the next arrivals?

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by marcoantona
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UX delays start of MAD-IGR-MVD-MAD route
Replies: 7
Views: 1247

Re: UX delays start of MAD-IGR-MVD-MAD route

Yes well Iguazu airport was hearing completion of it renovations when we were there. And was just about to open to international flights. It was pretty chaotic in November. IGR has been international for decades now, AR used to operate AEP-IGR-CGH back in the 80s with 732 and 722 later. Eventually ...

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by marcoantona
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France increases CDG-SCL to 10x w
Replies: 20
Views: 5242

Re: Air France increases CDG-SCL to 10x w

Wow that's a nice increase!
I always wondered why AF is so big in Chile compared to Argentina. Already had a 77W SCL while EZE has long been on a 772.

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by marcoantona
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Argentina in crisis
Replies: 3
Views: 1232

Re: Avianca Argentina in crisis

dcajet wrote:
No more MDQ either? And to think they promoted the RCQ flight like they were the 2nd coming of Jesus.

What a joke of an airline....


Forgot about MDQ! They will continue 2 daily flights which will be in connection with SFN.

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by marcoantona
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Argentina in crisis
Replies: 3
Views: 1232

Re: Avianca Argentina in crisis

https://ecos365.com.ar/noticias/Avianca-reestructura-sus-rutas-de-Rosario-ahora-volara-hacia-Porto-Alegre-y-Asuncion-20190225-0009.html According to this piece of news, A0 is doing some drastic changes to its network. - ROS-RCQ will be ceased. - AEP-ROS will only have one daily flight each way in co...

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by marcoantona
Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Argentina evaluates flights to Spain, France and Italy
Replies: 9
Views: 2277

Re: Norwegian Air Argentina evaluates flights to Spain, France and Italy

I have just read the bilateral agreements between Argentina and Spain and Argentina and France. Both state that the companies exploiting the flights must be from either countries. But does not state the registration of the aircraft has to be from each of them, as long as the flight is operated by cr...

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by marcoantona
Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Argentina evaluates flights to Spain, France and Italy
Replies: 9
Views: 2277

Re: Norwegian Air Argentina evaluates flights to Spain, France and Italy

Regarding Argentinian crew working a non-LV plane, sorry but you are wrong. BA use to have until last year a base in Buenos Aires, and they flew the G- registered planes to London and back. American as well flies one of the daily EZE-MIA rotations with Argentinian crew on a Nxxx plane. So it is not ...

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by marcoantona
Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Argentina evaluates flights to Spain, France and Italy
Replies: 9
Views: 2277

Re: Norwegian Air Argentina evaluates flights to Spain, France and Italy

This was part of the plan for them but there is something I am missing here.... In the article, the CEO says that: "At first, the flights will be operated by Norwegian Europa (what is that?) until Norwegian Air Argentina gets its own long haul fleet, operated with Argentinian pilots and cabin ...

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by marcoantona
Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Argentina evaluates flights to Spain, France and Italy
Replies: 9
Views: 2277

Re: Norwegian Air Argentina evaluates flights to Spain, France and Italy

I’m sure they are going to start with EZE. But definitely COR is on their radar. And I can see the threat to AR as they want to establish a hub in EZE to connect South America to their future long haul flights.

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by marcoantona
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Argentina evaluates flights to Spain, France and Italy
Replies: 9
Views: 2277

Norwegian Air Argentina evaluates flights to Spain, France and Italy

https://www.eltribuno.com/jujuy/nota/2019-2-15-15-32-0-norwegian-iniciara-operaciones-con-pilotos-y-tripulantes-argentinos Sorry link is in Spanish. According to an interview the local CEO had with Télam (news agency), he revealed NAA is working closely with the Argentinian government to start fligh...

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by marcoantona
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Low cost long haul for Greece
Replies: 93
Views: 14406

Re: Low cost long haul for Greece

https://media.us.norwegian.com/pressrel ... na-2836642
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Seems like Norwegian Route Planner reads this forum... haha!
They announced today seasonal, 4-weekly JFK-ATH from 1Jul to 26Oct.
https://media.us.norwegian.com/pressrel ... na-2836642

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by marcoantona
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SKY Airline Chile suspends Montevideo MVD
Replies: 4
Views: 828

Re: SKY Airline Chile suspends Montevideo MVD

What calls more my attention is Sky pulling out of more markets. First ROS, then COR (both explained by the drop in demand from Argentina to Chile), but now also MVD.
Where is Sky relocating this capacity? Domestic Chile maybe?

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by marcoantona
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Argentina took to the skies today
Replies: 22
Views: 5508

Re: Norwegian Argentina took to the skies today

Thanks! Regarding cabin crew recruiting, for the time being they are only gathering curriculums. There is no news yet of interviews or trainings yet. I’ve also heard the rumor of April but apparently just that, a rumor.

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by marcoantona
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Argentina took to the skies today
Replies: 22
Views: 5508

Re: Norwegian Argentina took to the skies today

3 1/2 months into their domestic operations in Argentina, and a year of flying to London Gatwick, Norwegian is the 3rd largest airline group in Argentina, according to its CEO, Ole Christian Melhus. Three more 737s are expected to join the fleet by mid-2019 and it continues to look at more long hau...

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by marcoantona
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mendoza, Argentina looking for Madrid flights
Replies: 12
Views: 1410

Re: Mendoza, Argentina looking for Madrid flights

I see your point. But MDZ is very well connected as you mentioned. Copa to PTY with connections to all the continent, LATAM to SCL, LIM and GRU and tonnes of connection possibilities, Avianca to LIM and AR with 3 daily flights to EZE. Besides, many people from MDZ fly to SCL to fly long haul in sear...

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by marcoantona
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mendoza, Argentina looking for Madrid flights
Replies: 12
Views: 1410

Re: Mendoza, Argentina looking for Madrid flights

Just governor’s wish. Will never happen!

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by marcoantona
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Argentina took to the skies today
Replies: 22
Views: 5508

Re: Norwegian Argentina took to the skies today

Norwegian is waiting to improve load factors and see results after the summer high season in Argentina. We hear many rumors about aircraft deliveries and routes, but none have been confirmed. What has been confirmed is that we will have aircraft deliveries during 2019, together with new cabin crew a...

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by marcoantona
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul makes Bariloche BRC a year-round destination
Replies: 3
Views: 671

Re: Azul makes Bariloche BRC a year-round destination

Bariloche, Argentina (the largest ski & winter sports/resort destination in South America) will see year-round Azul flights from Sao Paulo/Campinas VCP effective June 1st. Up to now, the airline only flew the route during the Southern hemisphere winter. Flights will operate twice weekly with th...

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by marcoantona
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM downgauges daily AMS-EZE-SCL
Replies: 15
Views: 5174

Re: KLM downgauges daily AMS-EZE-SCL

I suppose the state of the Argentine economy has something to do with it. Curious as to where KL will send the 77W instead. As previous posts have mentioned, I think it has more to do with northern summer high season. According to Airlineroute YVR is getting 77W instead of 772, so there you go. Mak...

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by marcoantona
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "New" 767 for LATAM Argentina
Replies: 7
Views: 3378

Re: "New" 767 for LATAM Argentina

This new B767 will be used to increase frequencies on the EZE-MIA route, but it would be interesting if LATAM Argentina to Madrid the EZE-MAD route is the busiest of both cities at intercontinental level Although it would be amazing, I doubt the 763 can make it to MAD fully loaded. Really great new...

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by marcoantona
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ripple waves from the implosion of AV Brazil reach AV Argentina
Replies: 5
Views: 2100

Re: Ripple waves from the implosion of AV Brazil reach AV Argentina

That comes at a surprise! Would they keep their actual ATR’s?

Any news on EZE-GRU? More A320’s?

Pilots’ union will surely have something to say...

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by marcoantona
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR International schedule changes; BOG goes to daily
Replies: 15
Views: 1914

Re: AR International schedule changes; BOG goes to daily

Interesting changes... - BOG going daily and to 73W is a slight offer reduction in seats (896 vs. 1088). But I think the corporate customer will appreciate it. We slowly start to say goodbye to widebodies in these medium-haul routes, with Avianca starting the A320 on this route, complementing the A3...

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