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by lima
Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AF 455 Mon 7-3 In Montevideo?
Replies: 5
Views: 3884

RE: AF 455 Mon 7-3 In Montevideo?

Air France Cargo was serving Montevideo a couple years ago. I think now is mainly Martinair flying to MVD.

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by lima
Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LGW-MAD-EZE On Air Europa & Aerolineas Argentinas
Replies: 13
Views: 16749

RE: LGW-MAD-EZE On Air Europa & Aerolineas Argentinas

Thanks for sharing the nice trip report. Indeed the charter for Johannesburg is of course related to the world cup.
Liked a lot your description of the terminal at Ezeiza. Indeed it is a collage from different time periods including the 1978 world cup up to know!

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by lima
Thu Dec 17, 2009 8:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Avianca A330 To EZE Part 1 (pics)
Replies: 14
Views: 16239

RE: Avianca A330 To EZE Part 1 (pics)

Some more <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ezeiza / Ministro Pistarini (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym>-<acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</acronym> Aerolineas Argentinas <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ezeiza / Ministro Pistarini (EZE /...

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by lima
Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Avianca A330 To EZE Part 1 (pics)
Replies: 14
Views: 16239

RE: Avianca A330 To EZE Part 1 (pics)

Thanks <acronym title="Rochester (RCS / EGTO), United Kingdom">RCS</acronym>, very interesting report from Avianca. Was the flight full? I did not know they were using the A330 on this route. Apparently due to bilateral rights restrictions the company is not allowed to fly daily. So this is perhaps ...

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by lima
Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AF 773 To Buenos Aires 10 Abreast Seating?
Replies: 20
Views: 5561

RE: AF 773 To Buenos Aires 10 Abreast Seating?

Hello, I flew recently <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>-<acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ezeiza / Ministro Pistarini (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> with Air France 777-200 and then <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ezeiza / Ministro Pistarini ...

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by lima
Fri Sep 11, 2009 1:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: QF18. EZE-SYD. B747 Cool Take Off. RTW 3 Weeks (4)
Replies: 20
Views: 17579

RE: QF18. EZE-SYD. B747 Cool Take Off. RTW 3 Weeks (4)

Thanks a lot for the trip report, very nice pictures and great videos, including the impressive take-off from runway 35!

Did the aircraft flew over Tasmania? they see to take different routings depending on winds and conditions.

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by lima
Mon Aug 31, 2009 1:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Taca TA040 MVD-LIM
Replies: 15
Views: 13451

RE: Taca TA040 MVD-LIM

Thank you CRJ Very interesting trip report from <acronym title="Montevideo - Carrasco International / General Cesareo L. Berisso (MVD / SUMU), Uruguay">MVD</acronym> and TACA. Thanks also for the photos. Having flown myself once with a Pluna Vickers Viscount, great memories and nice to see an old te...

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by lima
Sun May 17, 2009 12:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AMS-LHR-HKG-SGN On BA And CX In J (pics)
Replies: 15
Views: 20829

RE: AMS-LHR-HKG-SGN On BA And CX In J (pics)

Thanks a lot for the trip report. Great photos taken in Hong Kong at the tarmac!

Enjoy the rest of the trip.

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by lima
Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mileage Run To Buenos Aires - Ideas?
Replies: 2
Views: 2459

RE: Mileage Run To Buenos Aires - Ideas?

An area that is not touristic but full of life is Belgrano. You can reach it with metro line D, stop Juramento. You you explore away from the busy Avenida Cabildo, the main square with the church, on weekends there is a artisanal/flea market and are terraces around and ice cream parlors. The streets...

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by lima
Mon Dec 15, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AONE6: Part 1 - AMS-EZE Via LHR & GRU (long/pics)
Replies: 19
Views: 14188

RE: AONE6: Part 1 - AMS-EZE Via LHR & GRU (long/pics)

Thanks for the report and enjoy Argentina.

The Claridge is a very old hotel, 'old world' style. Their bar next to the entrance was very famous in the city at a time for their cocktails.

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by lima
Fri Sep 19, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Mom Passed Away
Replies: 47
Views: 2899

RE: My Mom Passed Away

My condolence for you and your family sorry to hear. It is a process you have to go through to work the loss, be patient and keep up!

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by lima
Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buenos Aires Is Not Cheap!
Replies: 24
Views: 3195

RE: Buenos Aires Is Not Cheap!

Not only the hip and trendy, overall price rises are putting extreme pressure on most people in Argentina.

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by lima
Mon Sep 01, 2008 9:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Avianca: Miami - Medellin - Miami (Pics & Video)
Replies: 25
Views: 15227

RE: Avianca: Miami - Medellin - Miami (Pics & Video)

Thank you Ricariza for the nice trip report and the pictures from Medellin.

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by lima
Mon Aug 04, 2008 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dutch Eco Tax - Information Needed
Replies: 12
Views: 3055

RE: Dutch Eco Tax - Information Needed

Funny that KLM was two years ago trying to punish in a way the Dutch people who would fly from Brussels, Cologne or Dusseldorf (instead of directly from Schiphol) that tried to profit from the lower fares offered in comparison to the Dutch website. And now they try to capture part of that potentiall...

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by lima
Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Myair.com: Bari-Amsterdam
Replies: 5
Views: 5260

RE: Myair.com: Bari-Amsterdam

Thank you very much guys!

Thanks MH017, I did not know where we were flying. Shortly after arriving in Amsterdam I saw Malaysia Airlines flight MH017 departing!

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by lima
Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Myair.com: Bari-Amsterdam
Replies: 5
Views: 5260

Myair.com: Bari-Amsterdam

Myair.com Bari-Palese - Amsterdam Schiphol CRJ900 <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym>-DUM July 2008 Dep. 8.55 Arrival 11.22 First time for me to try Italian low-cost carrier Myair.com. The company is based in Bergamo but has been building a hub in Bari recently serving the region with...

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by lima
Thu Jun 26, 2008 2:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas - Jujuy-Buenos Aires AEP
Replies: 6
Views: 6618

RE: Aerolineas Argentinas - Jujuy-Buenos Aires AEP

Hey thank you very much Roger and Abrelojos. Glad you enjoyed. <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> Delta, you are right, and on your righ you can see Avenida Maipu and on the left, near the river Avenida del Libertador. The photos were not made from the cockpit! I don't have many more but ...

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by lima
Wed Jun 25, 2008 11:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas - Jujuy-Buenos Aires AEP
Replies: 6
Views: 6618

RE: Aerolineas Argentinas - Jujuy-Buenos Aires AEP

Sorry for the missing photos! Here they are: Jujuy airport's cafeteria: <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=650 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border: 1px black solid;"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=251&filename=phpwJTXzG.jpg" target=_blank><img src="/uf/251/middle/phpwJTXzG.jpg" ALT=...

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by lima
Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:25 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas - Jujuy-Buenos Aires AEP
Replies: 6
Views: 6618

Aerolineas Argentinas - Jujuy-Buenos Aires AEP

Aerolineas Argentinas/Austral MD83 <acronym title="Albanian Airlines">LV</acronym>-<acronym title="Braga (BGZ / LPBR), Portugal">BGZ</acronym> Jujuy- Buenos Aires/Jorge Newbery July 2007 Departure time 15 hs. Fast account of a trip done last year, a domestic flight from Jujuy, in the north of Argent...

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by lima
Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long Sectors For MD-80
Replies: 52
Views: 6931

RE: Long Sectors For MD-80

Back in the early 1990's Aerolineas Argentinas replaced the Boeing 707 on its run to Panama with the MD88. The route was Buenos Aires-Guayaquil-Bogota-Panama. I don't remember if the sector to Guayaquil was nonstop, probably not, so they landed perhaps in Lima? Air Aruba also flew from Aruba to Sao ...

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by lima
Wed Jun 04, 2008 9:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-SCL-EZE On LAN (Pictures)
Replies: 15
Views: 9311

RE: LAX-SCL-EZE On LAN (Pictures)

Thanks for the trip report! <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> is a mix. The new terminal (departures) is from around 2000. This is linked to the gates area (formerly the Espigon Internacional) which dates back from 1978 in the time of t...

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by lima
Wed Apr 23, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: GIG-ATL On DL Business Elite (with Pics)
Replies: 12
Views: 16805

RE: GIG-ATL On DL Business Elite (with Pics)

Thanks! really enjoyed your trip report.

Brings also great memories of past trips in the 1980s through Galeao. Terminal 1 looks the same as then, the check-in counters, halls, etc. Are the PA still made by the lady with sensual voice (Iris)?

Greetings

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by lima
Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Need Feed Back On Vueling
Replies: 6
Views: 4076

RE: Need Feed Back On Vueling

Hello, I had the chance to fly with Vueling, a few times already and can say it is one of my favourite airlines. Quality, cordial service, on-time, and attention for small details. In my own opinion there is no comparison to Iberia, which I found on the bottom in terms of onboard service/attitude (i...

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by lima
Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Options For Southern Argentina
Replies: 2
Views: 4019

RE: Flight Options For Southern Argentina

For those cities only those options, AR/AU, LAN and LADE.

Andes flies to Patagonia, but only to Puerto Madryn (www.andesonline.com)

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by lima
Thu Feb 21, 2008 9:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Going For Gold In Athens 01 - IAH-EWR-ATH
Replies: 26
Views: 11045

RE: Going For Gold In Athens 01 - IAH-EWR-ATH

Thank you for the trip report!

The 767-200 looks like a nice plane and Continental a good airline.

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by lima
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LX254 ZRH-TLV In C With Pics
Replies: 14
Views: 15171

RE: LX254 ZRH-TLV In C With Pics

Thank you, nice trip report. Lots of details and good photos.

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by lima
Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Argentina From Top To Bottom (LA/AR)
Replies: 8
Views: 7563

RE: Argentina From Top To Bottom (LA/AR)

Thanks!

Calafate grew a lot on the past two decades. Perhaps the markings you saw belong to the former Lago Argentino airport, the airfield that served the city before the opening of the new airport. This base used to be served by Lade's F27 and Twin Otters.

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by lima
Sat Feb 09, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Australia To South America In Luxury (NZ/LA/VT)
Replies: 20
Views: 30361

RE: Australia To South America In Luxury (NZ/LA/VT)

Thank you very much for the trip report. Very nice photos. Sorry to hear the inconcenience about withdrawing money when arrriving in Argentina. At least elseshwere ATM's in the country show no problem. Look for Banelco ATM's with the sticker that shows Maestro and other systems accepted. Look forwar...

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by lima
Mon Feb 04, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Namaste Mumbai BCN-ZRH-BOM On LX C (long&pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 15839

RE: Namaste Mumbai BCN-ZRH-BOM On LX C (long&pics)

Hola Roger,

Thank you for this interesting trip report, with so much detail and photos.

Do you know what will happen to the BCN terminal once the new one (south) is open? renovated maybe?

Greetings

Sebastain

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by lima
Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Aeroméxico EZE-MEX-JFK, C & Y Cabins (Long, Pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 21459

RE: Aeroméxico EZE-MEX-JFK, C & Y Cabins (Long, Pics)

Thanks for yet another interesting trip report Marcos (sorry and pity was not able to meet in <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>). Was the aircraft full between <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> and <acronym title="Mexico Cit...

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by lima
Mon Jan 21, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: South American Airport Terminal Hotels
Replies: 5
Views: 3900

RE: South American Airport Terminal Hotels

In the terminal probably not but just across the street yes in Santiago de Chile, just opened last year.

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by lima
Fri Jan 18, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any Anet Pilots Flown In Or Out Of EZE?
Replies: 8
Views: 6507

RE: Any Anet Pilots Flown In Or Out Of EZE?

Wilco, Thanks. Lucky you have not been to <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym>. In the movie they portray an incident with a Lufthansa MD11F. Apparently a test missile passed close the flying path of an MD11 that left <acronym title="Bueno...

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by lima
Wed Jan 02, 2008 5:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: IB Or AZ To EZE?
Replies: 8
Views: 4628

RE: IB Or AZ To EZE?

Thanks Gregor! Yes I read that all Alitalia flights will operate via <acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym>. Maybe this situation will bring an end to the strikes. Greetings from a very warm Palermo/Botanico (by the zoo), now with 37 degrees. Doeiiiii...

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by lima
Wed Jan 02, 2008 11:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 03Aug06 CO 51 IAH-EZE
Replies: 9
Views: 9110

RE: 03Aug06 CO 51 IAH-EZE

Thank you!

The 767-200 looks great inside.

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by lima
Sat Dec 22, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KLM KL 562: 04/SEP/07: EBB-AMS: J Cabin
Replies: 15
Views: 33291

RE: KLM KL 562: 04/SEP/07: EBB-AMS: J Cabin

Thanks again Abrelosojos for a detailed and interesting trip report! The airport location is quite unique. I saw on other pictures from other sites that at the end of the runway at Entebbe airport you have the huge Lake Victoria. Do you think most passengers connected at Amsterdam? many deplaned at ...

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by lima
Thu Dec 20, 2007 6:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: IB Or AZ To EZE?
Replies: 8
Views: 4628

RE: IB Or AZ To EZE?

Did you take <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> finally? Their service in economy is much better than Iberia. I just flew Iberia, my third time on <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym>-<acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEM...

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by lima
Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM To Charge For 2-seat-rows On 747, 772 And M11
Replies: 93
Views: 24903

RE: KLM To Charge For 2-seat-rows On 747, 772 And M11

Pity but again the company provides a good service, realiable in terms of times and their inflight crews are probably one of the best points. Would be gerat if they can maybe create new services instead of dowgrading. I think what they are doing with the food service is innovative, yet cost saving b...

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by lima
Wed Dec 12, 2007 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM To Charge For 2-seat-rows On 747, 772 And M11
Replies: 93
Views: 24903

RE: KLM To Charge For 2-seat-rows On 747, 772 And M11

Pity that they are going obsesive to get more money on everything and damaging their image

Next: pay to go to the toilet, like it is common in many places in Holland  Smile

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by lima
Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uruguayan Christmas Food
Replies: 4
Views: 15541

RE: Uruguayan Christmas Food

Thanks!

Good said here, the Pan Dulce is like the Italian Panetone. You can find it in Italian shops I think.

Enjoy.

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by lima
Tue Dec 11, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uruguayan Christmas Food
Replies: 4
Views: 15541

RE: Uruguayan Christmas Food

Hello, In our countries is summer so grilled meat or in the oven is popular for Christmas dinner. In Uruguay, chicken and potatoes in the oven, or grilled, marinated with species like laurel or garlic are common. Red meat grilled is also popular for Christmas with potatoes and salad. For after desse...

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by lima
Fri Nov 23, 2007 10:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAM Mozambique TM 300: 13/AUG/07: JNB-MPM: Y Cabin
Replies: 21
Views: 20959

RE: LAM Mozambique TM 300: 13/AUG/07: JNB-MPM: Y Cabin

Hey hola A.

Thank you! and also for the tip! appreciated.

My friend (girl, haha) (mi amiga) is going to work for a development agency. So will be stationed in Nampula. Happy to hear the positive feedback from Mozambique, she is indeed very excited.

Greetings

Sebastian

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by lima
Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAM Mozambique TM 300: 13/AUG/07: JNB-MPM: Y Cabin
Replies: 21
Views: 20959

RE: LAM Mozambique TM 300: 13/AUG/07: JNB-MPM: Y Cabin

Thanks a lot for such an interesting report from a region quite unknown to me!

Have you heard of anything about carrier Air Corridor?

A girlfriend of mine is going to live for a while in the north of Mozambique (Nampula) and was asking about this airline.

Greetings

Sebastian

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by lima
Sat Nov 10, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KLM Domestic: Amsterdam-Maastricht
Replies: 15
Views: 10721

RE: KLM Domestic: Amsterdam-Maastricht

Thanks Globetrekker.

The total ticket price was EUR87, but that includes the taxes. Ticket price alone was EUR19.

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by lima
Fri Nov 09, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Iberia EZE -MAD
Replies: 8
Views: 7698

RE: Iberia EZE -MAD

Thanks for your thorough trip report. I have flown the same route twice in the past two years. Onboard some people are explicitely rude and unattentive while others are very cordial and professional which is resembled by many passenger experiences on the Latin America routes if you look on this site...

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by lima
Thu Nov 08, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Launches 22 New Routes!
Replies: 7
Views: 4080

RE: Ryanair Launches 22 New Routes!

KL911, Eastern Europe it is indeed very sexy

Also it is linked of course to the flow of workers from the area to Western Europe and the fact to provide a link to this new market segment.

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by lima
Thu Nov 01, 2007 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AiR Plus Comet Emergency Landing In ASU
Replies: 6
Views: 4865

RE: AiR Plus Comet Emergency Landing In ASU

Aerosur and Aerolineas Argentinas also fly to ASU.

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by lima
Thu Nov 01, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: From SCL-GYE-CCS On LAN's 767 (pics + Vids)
Replies: 20
Views: 12027

RE: From SCL-GYE-CCS

Thanks a lot, very nice <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>. How is the service from <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>? good, sympathic or more mechanical? I ask because a girfriend of mine who lives in Santiago flies frequently with them to Buenos Aires and ...

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by lima
Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not Too Impressed By KLM
Replies: 20
Views: 5665

RE: Not Too Impressed By KLM

Probably the person moved to Affaires was a staff from <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> and then moved when checked that there were seats empty. But tell me PHKLM, this was pure customer service from the purser or something else, hehe <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif"...

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by lima
Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not Too Impressed By KLM
Replies: 20
Views: 5665

RE: Not Too Impressed By KLM

Hello Leif, Indeed the EUR50 is a new service as advertised in their website. KLM is nice, but don't expect too much from them. From customer care you will probably get a nice apologize, just that. They would always have something to say to justify themselves based on two times I wrote letters to th...

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by lima
Wed Oct 17, 2007 5:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KLM Domestic: Amsterdam-Maastricht
Replies: 15
Views: 10721

RE: KLM Domestic: Amsterdam-Maastricht

Thanks a lot SK601, it is more clear now. I did not know the legislation and it was first time it happens to me.

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