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by 777klm
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HO to start 3 weekly PVG-ATH from Jun 2020
Replies: 17
Views: 2178

Re: HO to start 3 weekly PVG-ATH from Jun 2020

cathay747 wrote:
HO? What airline is that???

There’s this great thing called Google :)
HO= Juneyao Airlines
I had to look it up too :)

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by 777klm
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is no airline interested in the AUA-CUR route?
Replies: 7
Views: 1638

Re: Why is no airline interested in the AUA-CUR route?

I find it weird that after the dismise of Insel Air, no airline is interested in the AUA-CUR route. Ok, Winair and Aruba Airlines offer some flights, but I guess demand is higher. What do you guys think ? I’m not to sure about the demand. Other than a bit of government traffic and a bunch of (low y...

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by 777klm
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 110
Views: 14112

Re: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2019

I am not familiar with Lelystad airport but why would an airline move from AMS there? From the article it sounds as if there are some airlines that are eagerly waiting to do so. It’s cheaper to operate from/to LEY but the main reason is probably to move P2P flights (like holiday and package deal fl...

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by 777klm
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tel Aviv airport is in Europe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5962

Re: Tel Aviv airport is in Europe?

No, TLV -and the rest of Israel- is not in Europe. Article 1, under B, of the ACI Europe Charter underlines that: B. The Region comprises all the States, territories and islands of geographical Europe as specified in Article 14 A(2) and Israel. Source https://www.aci-europe.org/rules-name.html The q...

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by 777klm
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Eurowhite Livery
Replies: 24
Views: 2322

Re: Best Eurowhite Livery

zkojq wrote:
Every time I see a Finnair plane, I appreciate their livery more and more. Saw one of their A350s at HKG a while ago and it looked stunning.

x2
They achieved to create something elegant and fresh with just some navy blue on white. I love the Finnair branding as a whole.

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by 777klm
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Condor resumes FRA-MSY with all-LGBT crewed Pride flight
Replies: 40
Views: 5542

Re: Condor resumes FRA-MSY with all-LGBT crewed Pride flight

Being gay and into aviation i just love this! Wondering if this is being picked up in the media with a positive vibe? Especially for an airline the size of DE i think it’s great they’re focusing on the LGBTIQ community. Does anyone know about other airlines having a serious marketing strategy toward...

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by 777klm
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 369691

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Not sure if this has been posted yet. Here's a picture of the AMS-SFO route launch a couple of weeks ago. Two things stand out IMO: the "AIRLINES" added to "UNITED" (like other A-nutters have mentioned) and the recently introduced pattern (of which I don't know the official name)...

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by 777klm
Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 110
Views: 14112

Re: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2019

Summary of new routes, resumed routes and (to be) axed routes in 2019 (AMS/BRU/LUX only): :airplane: :checkmark: AMS - new routes (or airlines on that route) AMS-TPA (DL) AMS-PUY (U2) AMS-LAS (KL) AMS-NAP (KL) AMS-WRO (KL) AMS-KRN (HV) AMS-TOS (HV) AMS-SFO (UA) AMS - resumed routes (or airlines on t...

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by 777klm
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 110
Views: 14112

Re: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2019

Dutch media report that the Amsterdam metro will likely be expanded to the airport. This will reduce the number of local trains to the airport creating more capacity for international trains (including those to London, Brussels and Paris, in the future perhaps also trains to Germany). "Schiphol...

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by 777klm
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC unveils slots allocation/airline distribution for Beijing’s upcoming PEK/ZBAD dual-hub system
Replies: 72
Views: 10140

Re: CAAC unveils slots allocation/airline distribution for Beijing’s upcoming PEK/ZBAD dual-hub system

Kind of a shame that Chinese carriers wont be able to offer services to both airports from their hubs, say CX flying to both from CAN and URC for instance. So CA gets Beijing's "close-in" airport all to themselves basically. Not so sure PEK should be considered the "close in" ai...

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by 777klm
Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Luxair LUX-SCN-HAM, why?
Replies: 10
Views: 2718

Re: Luxair LUX-SCN-HAM, why?

Luxair has positioned a crj700 (leased from Adria) at SCN for flights to HAM and TXL. I guess the SCN-LUX is just for positioning the aircraft.

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by 777klm
Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM closes last Air UK crew bases in UK
Replies: 23
Views: 6418

Re: KLM closes last Air UK crew bases in UK

TOGA10 wrote:
Still no answer to the question, where does KL still have those 3 crew bases?


LBA (Leeds/Bradford)
HUY (Humberside)
NWI (Norwich)

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by 777klm
Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018
Replies: 144
Views: 15621

Re: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018

evank516 wrote:
Is this considered a DL/KL joint venture route as well?

I do believe so. From the KLM website: the joint venture’s geographic scope includes all flights between North America and Europe, between Amsterdam and India and between North America and Tahiti.

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by 777klm
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 747 fleet
Replies: 12
Views: 2579

Re: KLM 747 fleet

Have a look here: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ph-bfc Huh? Don't understand. I think he's referring to flight KL867 that was forced to make an emergency landing in ANC when all four engines failed due to volcanic ashes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KLM_Flight_867 Why was the aircraf...

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by 777klm
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 747 fleet
Replies: 12
Views: 2579

Re: KLM 747 fleet

Is KLM still flying BH-BFC? Have a look here: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ph-bfc Because it was grounded for volcano ash way back when does it have less hours and cycles than its other 744s? Huh? Don't understand. I think he's referring to flight KL867 that was forced to make an eme...

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by 777klm
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS gets ready to build new A-concourse
Replies: 19
Views: 5194

Re: AMS gets ready to build new A-concourse

The renderings look beautiful and very different from the current gate and pier design at AMS. I wonder if there will indeed that much trees and plants in the new pier.

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by 777klm
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Austrian won't fly to MAD?
Replies: 29
Views: 5232

Re: Why Austrian won't fly to MAD?

Because after market research it was concluded that this route would be better served with EW than OS within the LH-Group. It probably is more of a leisure heavy route that doesn't promise the requiered returns for a legacy carrier. If serving MAD would make them more money then they do right now w...

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by 777klm
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Schiphol closed due to storm.
Replies: 20
Views: 4368

Re: Schiphol closed due to storm.

We expect that flight traffic will gradually restart around 12.00pm.


Entrances to Departure halls 1 an 2 are closed due to panels falling of the building. 3 people have been wounded. (source: NOS)

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by 777klm
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Schiphol closed due to storm.
Replies: 20
Views: 4368

Re: Schiphol closed due to storm.

Schiphol airport is reporting on Twitter: Status update due to severe weather conditions: all air traffic has been suspended until further notice. On their website (translated): Update 11h20 All flights have been cancelled until further notice It's quite an impressive storm here in The Netherlands. ...

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by 777klm
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS closed due to hurricane force storm
Replies: 0
Views: 523

AMS closed due to hurricane force storm

Schiphol airport is reporting on Twitter: Status update due to severe weather conditions: all air traffic has been suspended until further notice. On their website (translated): Update 11h20 All flights have been cancelled until further notice It's quite an impressive storm here in The Netherlands. ...

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by 777klm
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flights from France to overseas departments that aren't in Schengen
Replies: 21
Views: 4652

Re: Flights from France to overseas departments that aren't in Schengen

Schengen is not working anymore in France, anyway. I have flown several times this year to different French airports (CDG, MRS, LYS, BIQ, BOD on top of my head) from several Schengen countries (Germany, Belgium, Spain...) and there has been always a passport / ID control on arrival. Disagree, not m...

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by 777klm
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flights from France to overseas departments that aren't in Schengen
Replies: 21
Views: 4652

Re: Flights from France to overseas departments that aren't in Schengen

Although not answering your question I can tell you the situation of the Netherlands, which is quite similar to France. The Caribbean island of Bonaire is a municipality of The Netherlands, but is however not in the Schengen area. The non-stop AMS-BON flights therefore leave from the non-Schengen pa...

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by 777klm
Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Canceling EWR-AMS
Replies: 31
Views: 13110

Re: DL Canceling EWR-AMS

Has KL added any frequencies? I'm assuming they still fly this route? Not to EWR. AMS-EWR will no longer be served by DL or KL (and the JV in general). The JV has added a AMS-JFK frequency, totaling 5 flights/day of which 2 flights are operated by DL and 3 flights are operated by KL. A nice combina...

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by 777klm
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Argentina started scheduled ops today
Replies: 7
Views: 1659

Re: Avianca Argentina started scheduled ops today

How can AV Argentina not be associate with Avianca Colombia? It's very confusing to me. The official airline in Argentina is named Avian Líneas Aéreas S.A. but trading as Avianca Argentina through a brand license agreement (similar to some of the Virgin airlines as mentioned above). They're not com...

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by 777klm
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?
Replies: 179
Views: 22345

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

HNL-OGG :lol:

Seriously, OSL-BGO comes to mind. 50 by plane, 7hrs by car.

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by 777klm
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific to axe Dusseldorf
Replies: 23
Views: 7758

Re: Cathay Pacific to axe Dusseldorf

When I questioned BRU as a new destination when it was easily accessible from both PAR and AMS, I get some angry responses. Nonetheless I predict the route will not last long either. German-Singapore routes are stronger due to Star, but I am also not sure how SQ can sustain DUS that much when BER c...

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by 777klm
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB new route to Colombia
Replies: 2
Views: 1424

Re: IB new route to Colombia

Going back to CLO (seasonal)? They only left in March of this year.
CTG? BAQ?

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by 777klm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific to axe Dusseldorf
Replies: 23
Views: 7758

Re: Cathay Pacific to axe Dusseldorf

Operating from DUS to HKG with both AMS and FRA hubs to be reached in a 2h car ride from DUS and only 1h to take you from DUS downtown to FRA airport in a high speed train seems not very farsighted. With LH cutting down daily capacity to HKG from FRA by 200 seats in 2018 (going from A380 to A346) t...

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by 777klm
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 787 Airport Hub (Carrier Variety)
Replies: 15
Views: 1892

Re: 787 Airport Hub (Carrier Variety)

JFK (13)
AM
AT
AV
BA
D8
HY
J2
KL
LA
LO
MF
RJ
VS

LHR (15)
AA
AI
AM
AV
BA
BI
CZ
ET
EY
KQ
LY
UA
VN
VS
QR

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by 777klm
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 787 Airport Hub (Carrier Variety)
Replies: 15
Views: 1892

Re: 787 Airport Hub (Carrier Variety)

Narfish641 wrote:
I was thinking about JFK. But the only airlines I know that bring their 787s over there is KLM, Norwegian, and I think AeroMexico. I have no idea because I don't keep track with flights at JFK lol.

And AT, VS, AV, LO, J2, MF, LA, HY, RJ.
Also, doesn't AA operate the 787 out of JFK?

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by 777klm
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is SIN-LON the ULH route with the most competition? Why SIN?
Replies: 28
Views: 6281

Re: Is SIN-LON the ULH route with the most competition? Why SIN?

As to why SIN, My guess (Not based on facts I checked) would be:
- the possibility to operate flights under 5th freedom
- the geography of SIN
- the large O&D market of SIN
- the large premium market of SIN

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by 777klm
Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair: "Five years from now there will be just five European airlines
Replies: 77
Views: 13778

Re: Ryanair: "Five years from now there will be just five European airlines

euroflyer wrote:
Funny how Easyjet is out of the picture...


No it's not:

Ryanair of course will be one of them, he confidently predicts, as will his big rival EasyJet

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by 777klm
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German registration question
Replies: 30
Views: 4048

Re: German registration question

I have always wondered why german registered aircraft require a German flag on the tail? Even a new airbus with a temporary german registration has to have a German flag.. I can't think of any other country that requires this.. yeah, i notice that too. they often have two flags when the painting is...

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by 777klm
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No AF/KL to Baltic states (RIX, TLL, VNO)
Replies: 8
Views: 1825

No AF/KL to Baltic states (RIX, TLL, VNO)

Going to TLL for work in two weeks and I was surprised the only non/stop KL-coded flight AMS-TLL option is operated by BT. All AF/KL service from their CDG/AMS hubs are operated by BT. Other major European carriers do operate their own metal to the Baltics (LH, LO, BA to name few). Obviously the mai...

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by 777klm
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lack of destinations?
Replies: 25
Views: 5366

Re: AA lack of destinations?

AA does fly to Oceania: AKL and SYD

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by 777klm
Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SCHIPHOL (AMS): May numbers: grow passengers and freight
Replies: 8
Views: 1579

Re: SCHIPHOL (AMS): May numbers: grow passagiers and freight

Great numbers from my hometown airport! I guess the growth numbers for Greece and Spain have to do with the decline of tourism to Northern Africa (especially Egypt) and Turkey due to terrorism fears and political unrest in the region...? Also I wonder when growth at AMS will stagnate due to the cap ...

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by 777klm
Sun May 28, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future LH Expansion
Replies: 77
Views: 17112

Re: Future LH Expansion

I realize that you're asking about FRA and MUC but I wonder if Berlin is an opportunity for growth given the AirBerlin situation? At least for long haul - Berlin is a huge city and is relatively under served, internationally. Granted the airport situation is not good, but I wonder if it is mid to l...

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by 777klm
Thu May 04, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long-haul flights out of LIN: possible?
Replies: 8
Views: 2210

Re: Long-haul flights out of LIN: possible?

To think the airports situation in Milan is to blame for the demise of AZ is laughable. IMO bad management and unfortunately also just bad luck are to blame for the demise of AZ. Having said that, LIN is very regulated in terms of which destinations are served, both domestic and European flights. Lo...

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by 777klm
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large out stations for alliances
Replies: 20
Views: 3349

Re: Large out stations for alliances

nadavatar64 wrote:
Thats a wild guess but maybe PEK to OW?

Nope, missing Air Berlin, Iberia, LATAM and Royal Jordanian... 9/14 (=64%) of OW airlines fly to PEK.

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by 777klm
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large out stations for alliances
Replies: 20
Views: 3349

Re: Large out stations for alliances

I'm not sure the presence of 75% of the member carriers is the right metric. For example, FRA has 12 of 14 oneworld carriers, but it's not really regarded as a major oneworld hub based on volume. I count three missing airlines: Qantas, Malaysia and Sri Lankan. It would still meet the 75% benchmark...

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by 777klm
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large out stations for alliances
Replies: 20
Views: 3349

Re: Large out stations for alliances

CDG for Star Alliance. 21 out of 27 member airlines fly there, making it 78% of the airlines. Exceptions are Avianca, Air New Zealand, Copa, Shenzen, SAA and TAP.

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by 777klm
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United to RTM
Replies: 41
Views: 12582

Re: Rumor: United to RTM

That would be great for UA and RTM! I remember back in 2005 CO also considered RTM, but didn't start it in the end... It would be the first long haul flight for RTM, a city home to a lot of global HQs. With regard to their capacity at AMS, they can always upgrade to a 777 (or 744, but I realise that...

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by 777klm
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Low Cost from BCN will be named "Level"
Replies: 184
Views: 24808

Re: IAG Low Cost from BCN will be named "Level"

I don't understand why they picked a name that sounds horrible when a native spanish speaker tries to say it: Lebel

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by 777klm
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drive from LA to San Diego
Replies: 22
Views: 1998

Re: Drive from LA to San Diego

From my experience: you'll be fine driving to San Diego that same afternoon. Arriving around 2:45 will get you off the airport around 4:00. Then pick up your car and around 5pm you'll be on your way to San Diego. It's about 2 hours using the interstate.

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by 777klm
Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Chinese carriers had Soviet aircraft?
Replies: 10
Views: 2338

Re: Which Chinese carriers had Soviet aircraft?

CA operates brand new TU204 aircraft under its cargo division today

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by 777klm
Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Happened to Vueling's AMS/MAN Flights?
Replies: 14
Views: 2303

Re: What's Happened to Vueling's AMS/MAN Flights?

Quite surprised this is what they come up with as a solution instead of routing you through LHR on BA.

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by 777klm
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airBaltic, how long until all Bombardier fleet?
Replies: 7
Views: 2025

Re: airBaltic, how long until all Bombardier fleet?

:confused: why not just call it the CS300 instead of BD-500-1A11?
2020 is the date mentioned in articles over the web.

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by 777klm
Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air - Lufthansa to start codeshare service from Feb 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1064

Re: Iran Air - Lufthansa to start codeshare service from Feb 2017

Link/Source: Airlineroutes.net-routesonline Iran Air - Lufthansa to start codeshare service from Feb 2017 Posted: 19 Jan 2017 01:00 AM PST Iran Air starting February 2017 is launching a codeshare partnership with Lufthansa, covering the latter’s service between Iran and Germany. Lufthansa is Iran A...

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by 777klm
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lan Airways in past?
Replies: 6
Views: 1205

Re: Lan Airways in past?

First of all, it's not LAN Airways, it's LATAM or used to be LAN. Second, that route map has a lot of errors. Totally fan made. I know that! Look the topic "IN THE PAST". It was old named formerly "LAN AIRWAYS". Can't you read the route map ? I asked about specific SYD-ZAL non s...

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by 777klm
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux aviation - 2017 (# 7)
Replies: 154
Views: 20603

Re: BeNeLux Aviation # 7

Big problem however is that airlines are not really happy with LEY and practically no-one showed interest in moving their operations. That's not true, Ryanair has already expressed their interest in Lelystad. I think Transavia will as well, and maybe Wizzair. However it won't be a full move. Ryanai...

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