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by guillelds
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest launch service to Miami & Palm Springs
Replies: 195
Views: 21267

Re: Southwest launch service to Miami & Palm Springs

Why not WN serving south America out of MIA?

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by guillelds
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA outsouring some corporate positions to India
Replies: 124
Views: 15941

Re: UA outsouring some corporate positions to India

My company handles UA's reservations here in Bogotá

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by guillelds
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 138
Views: 29996

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

Who is next in queue? Make your bets !!! Mine is for either Gol or Azul... and why not CM

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by guillelds
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 309
Views: 64940

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

Which one is the next in queue? Your bets upon the table!!

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by guillelds
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport
Replies: 38
Views: 3764

Re: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport

El AL flew twice from TLV to BOG last mont on 788

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by guillelds
Sat May 30, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet Discussion and News thread
Replies: 332
Views: 68082

Re: Tax man comes after Interjet; SSJ fleet put up for sale

zkncj wrote:
gatibosgru wrote:
But does anyone want to buy SSJs?


Air Koryo? Would probably be the only one.

Or if they were much cheaper an random airline somewhere in Africa.


Probably Maduro for Conviasa

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by guillelds
Wed May 20, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAME flies for bankruptcy.
Replies: 1
Views: 591

TAME flies for bankruptcy.

TAME (Transportes Aéreos Militares del Ecuador) has filed today morning its disolution and therefore, stop of every kind of operation. With a debt around 400 million dollar, the company serving domestic destinations within Ecuador and some few overseas, grounded all its fleets composed by 3 airbus a...

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by guillelds
Mon May 11, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
Replies: 63
Views: 14331

Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

The filing made in the US Bankruptcy Court and choosing the district in NY (Southern District, based in lower Manhattan) as some lenders may be located there, they may have offices in the district and is the leading/preferred district for large bankruptcies in the USA. I would assume they will file...

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by guillelds
Sun May 10, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca filles into Chapter 11 Protection
Replies: 2
Views: 863

Avianca filles into Chapter 11 Protection

The title says everything: As expected, Avianca files into bankrupcy protection against its creditors in order to figure out a potential operational re-engineering. It was matter of time.. For those like me, there is no secret AV has been struggling for about 2 or 3 years,but now with COVID 19 outbr...

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by guillelds
Wed May 06, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)
Replies: 512
Views: 63580

Re: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)

Avianca is opertating only cargo throught its subsidiary airline AviancaCargo Formely named Tampa Cargo

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by guillelds
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337549

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

Effective today.Avianca start a reduction around 40% of their operation due to Coronavirus. More bad news for AV ...

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by guillelds
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Smell of Airline Cabins
Replies: 82
Views: 12055

Re: The Smell of Airline Cabins

Eikie wrote:
I am guessing mix of all of the above.
Cleaning might be a small part, as are other chemicals as glue and paint, but mostly you smell humans.
Sweat, feet, breath, food, drink, toilets, luggage..

You forgot thousands and thousands of daily farts

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by guillelds
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Probably a dumb question: Do chartered planes use jetways at airports?
Replies: 9
Views: 1653

Re: Probably a dumb question: Do chartered planes use jetways at airports?

Why not? Avianca when charterring Wamos to fly on their behalf use jetways.

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by guillelds
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV restarts BOG-MVD
Replies: 23
Views: 2512

Re: AV restarts BOG-MVD

This is the 3rd time AV starts this route. They used to fly BOG EZE MVD many years ago with a 747-200 and they withdrew to only make BOG EZE 3x a week on 767 during the 90's. Let's hope this time It wil work out.

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by guillelds
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 126225

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

Is this a reaction about United taking over Avianca's assets in the future?

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by guillelds
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 219657

Re: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread

Which one is the next? Yesterday, XL airways was the victim. Today's is Thomas Cook.. Tomorrow's Avianca?

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by guillelds
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 259
Views: 29910

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2019

LATAM is ready to cancel its route from BOG - MIA effective Sept 2019. What a shame!! After many years LATAM says good bye to this really profitabe route, maybe on benefit of AA

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by guillelds
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 122207

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Why no LOT to South America ??

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by guillelds
Sun Nov 25, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas no cash flow
Replies: 32
Views: 5598

Re: Aerolineas Argentinas no cash flow

Aerolineas has been always broke so this is an old fashion news. By the way, this could be an opportunity to a major player in LATAM such as LATAM, AVIANCA or other international carrier to take over the few AR's assets and to be the most important player in Argentina's air industry?

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by guillelds
Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAME/EQ to drop CCS in October
Replies: 12
Views: 1688

Re: TAME/EQ to drop CCS in October

It is matter of time CM drops the route as well

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by guillelds
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca's Talks With United Continue in Bid for Latam Dominance
Replies: 16
Views: 3094

Re: Avianca's Talks With United Continue in Bid for Latam Dominance

What about CM, isnt it a big player in Latam airline industry?

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by guillelds
Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last A340 operator
Replies: 56
Views: 12311

Re: Last A340 operator

Air France?

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by guillelds
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 611
Views: 120120

Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sooner787 wrote:
Qantas59 wrote:
It appears as if AA will be one of a very few airlines that will operate both the 787 and A350. Qatar does as well.


As of now, it also appears UA will also operate 787's and A350's

what about Avianca... Both aircraft will be on AV's fleet soon

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by guillelds
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Foreign Carrier(s) With Most U.S. Destinations - June 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2595

Re: Foreign Carrier(s) With Most U.S. Destinations - June 2017

BA have 25 iirc: New York JFK Los Angeles Boston Miami San Francisco Chicago Washington Newark Dallas Orlando Seattle Phoenix Philadelphia Denver Houston Atlanta San Diego Las Vegas Tampa Austin San Jose Baltimore New Orleans Fort Lauderdale Oakland LH have 22, possibly 23 now after the recent addi...

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by guillelds
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COPA adds its fourth destination in Argentina, Mendoza MDZ
Replies: 19
Views: 2774

Re: COPA adds its fourth destination in Argentina, Mendoza MDZ

FLYKTPA wrote:
guillelds wrote:
I can see CM adding ATL BOS and DTW

They already fly to BOS.


OK, but Vancouver,BC instead

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by guillelds
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COPA adds its fourth destination in Argentina, Mendoza MDZ
Replies: 19
Views: 2774

Re: COPA adds its fourth destination in Argentina, Mendoza MDZ

I can see CM adding ATL BOS and DTW

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by guillelds
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1441
Views: 343570

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

Alitalia has been broke since I remember

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by guillelds
Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List of routes requested by Norwegian Argentina
Replies: 44
Views: 7184

Re: List of routes requested by Norwegian Argentina

AV should be scared. By the way, it would be great to see EZE-BOG in the medium term

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by guillelds
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1
Replies: 180
Views: 25868

Re: UA suspends CCS effective 7/1

MalevTU134 wrote:
They fly to BOG, PTY, HAV on their own E190s, and for now to EZE as well, with a fuel stop at VVI. MAD is when they can convince somebody to wet-lease an aircraft to them. That is more or less the current situation, unless it has changed very recently.


Bog has been temporaly suspended by Conviasa

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by guillelds
Sun Jun 04, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Your Favorite Airline Have Too Many Planes On Order?
Replies: 82
Views: 11312

Re: Does Your Favorite Airline Have Too Many Planes On Order?

A good example could be Avianca. Avianca has 100+ narrowbodies of the Airbus family in order + 10 A350 + 6 787-8 What are they going to do with them if their fleet is almost brand new? And if they are struggling to pay for the lease of their A330 based in Brazil?

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by guillelds
Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest expansion at Houston Hobby
Replies: 39
Views: 8292

Re: Southwest expansion at Houston Hobby

bogota wrote:
Southwest had expressed their interest in BOG sometime ago, so probably still in their radar.


I hope so.... UA and AV are killing us with their high fares

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by guillelds
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21018

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 66

Its almost announcement time of the year again. Any speculation on AS, B6, WS, WN forays into the region or new CM / AV services to North America? My picks WN: FLL to BOG, PTY, and GUA MCO to BOG and PTY B6: FLL to CLO, PTY, MGA, GUA, LIR, SAL, and TZA It would be nice to see Spirit increase freque...

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by guillelds
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting A318 in California?
Replies: 17
Views: 3593

Re: Spotting A318 in California?

Colombia with AV

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by guillelds
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest commercial airliner in service?
Replies: 46
Views: 18443

Re: Oldest commercial airliner in service?

Rutaca YV-170T delivered in 1976 as OO-TEH

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by guillelds
Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will Spirit go next?
Replies: 62
Views: 7492

Re: Where will Spirit go next?

Why not MCO-BOG?

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by guillelds
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroMexico loads ICN schedule
Replies: 25
Views: 4791

Re: AeroMexico loads ICN schedule

lesfalls wrote:
Is the MTY-ICN sector bookable too?


MTY- ICN is bookable. More info added.

MTY - ICN flight number 90

Aircraft: 787-800
Flight Time : 14h 57mn

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by guillelds
Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 21773

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

AV should start nonstop service to Madrid from Central America

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by guillelds
Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2016-2017 (part 8)
Replies: 232
Views: 27964

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 8

AA adding a third daily service to Bogotá completing 11x daily frequencies between Bogotá and South Florida

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by guillelds
Tue Jan 03, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Brussels Airlines have so many Africa destinations?
Replies: 25
Views: 9004

Re: Why does Brussels Airlines have so many Africa destinations?

Colonial and language ties. Many countries in Africa have french as their official language.

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720B wrote:
All 3 daily flights to be served by Airbus A319. Gone are the days where 767 / 757 dominated the route

The new flight starts on April 2017

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... pril-2017/


You forgot the AB6

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by guillelds
Fri Dec 23, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia board approves revised business plan
Replies: 51
Views: 10854

Re: Alitalia board approves revised business plan

Alitalia should focus on long haul and let ULCC from Europe to take over of domestic routes, as well to sell unproductive assets like that appartment they have in Caracas for their crew.

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by guillelds
Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia needs180 million Euros to survive or bankruptcy
Replies: 23
Views: 4702

Re: Alitalia needs180 million Euros to survive or bankrupcy

Alitalia should shut down. Any money invested in that company is wasted. To be profitable, a new airline should be created, with no or little participation of italian government.

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by guillelds
Wed Dec 21, 2016 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Aerosucre is down
Replies: 155
Views: 241073

Re: 727 Aerosucre is down

SJPBR wrote:
Airplane HK-4544. Departing from El Dorado.

Source: Forum Contato Radar - Brazil


Destination was El Dorado

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by guillelds
Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Predictions/Rumors for 2017
Replies: 78
Views: 11114

Re: Predictions/Rumors for 2017

Avianca finally anounces Frankfurt and Paris

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by guillelds
Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Predictions/Rumors for 2017
Replies: 78
Views: 11114

Re: Predictions/Rumors for 2017

American carries currently flying to Cuba will suffer a strong set up in their expansion due to DT's menaces

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by guillelds
Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Predictions/Rumors for 2017
Replies: 78
Views: 11114

Re: Predictions/Rumors for 2017

tysmith95 wrote:
Airbus discontinues the Airbus A380


Why so? Airbus hasnt either discounted their A318 which so far has been a total fraud in terms of sales. So why the A380?

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by guillelds
Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Definition Of Baby Buses
Replies: 24
Views: 4499

Re: The Definition Of Baby Buses

According to Airbus, it is the A318 because it is the smallest member of the a320 family

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by guillelds
Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could CLT-South America happen again?
Replies: 13
Views: 1615

Re: Could CLT-South America happen again?

I dont see service either from CLT to BOG. Most of connecting is done through JFK, MIA and probably DFW, if you are thinking to travel to the west coast, middle west states or even Asia. Instead of CLT, a fourth destination is desirable in Florida (Tampa) and it would be perfect AV to ATL

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by guillelds
Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to operate in Argentina
Replies: 50
Views: 10562

Re: Norwegian to operate in Argentina

I wish i could see intra south america flights... AV, LAN and AR are really expensive....

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