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by yellowtail
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to BZE??? (Belize City)
Replies: 27
Views: 3566

Re: AS to BZE??? (Belize City)

Considering the weather is absolutely gorgeous in BZE today, I am sure the mechanics would much rather be working there than in say Goose Bay!

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by yellowtail
Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to BZE??? (Belize City)
Replies: 27
Views: 3566

Re: AS to BZE??? (Belize City)

No, I'm not saying Mexico is a bad place, but Belize appears to be a very attractive substitute. Anybody with better local knowledge is more than welcome to shoot me down. p.s. Huge thx to the OP for spelling out BZE for us all; we could do with much more of that. IMO Belize City has a 150 room Rad...

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by yellowtail
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Maybe 2019 is the year B6 gives the rest of Central America a go. PTY, SAL, MGA, SAP, GUA, BZE await

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by yellowtail
Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Excellent summary SJOtoLIR. Looking forward to more growth in 2019.

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by yellowtail
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO
Replies: 97
Views: 11644

Re: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO

But QR has the benefit of AA feed just like at PHL and they still can't make a go of it. What meaningful feed is there beyond MIA that wouldn't be better connected over PHL? Just look at this, even TPA is better over PHL than MIA. http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=TPA-DOH,+TPA-MIA-DOH,+TPA-PHL-DOH All o...

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by yellowtail
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO
Replies: 97
Views: 11644

Re: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO

The ME3 used to fly everything daily. I think that's slowly coming to an end. QR DOH-MIA APR 1.0>0.7[1.0] MAY 1.0>0.7[1.0] JUN 1.0>0.7[1.0] JUL 1.0>0.7[1.0] With consistent sub $700 round trip Y fares to the Indian subcontinent from Miami they are clearly struggling with yields. Probably and attempt...

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by yellowtail
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future Air Canada International routes
Replies: 28
Views: 4235

Re: Future Air Canada International routes

YVR CNS, YYZ GUA and YYZ RTB (seasonally)

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by yellowtail
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico announces Belize!!!
Replies: 50
Views: 5006

Re: Aeroméxico announces Belize!!!

Good show! This was out of the blue. Nice move AM.

For the record CTM is 100 Miles and almost 4 hours from BZE when you factor in the border transit.

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by yellowtail
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn’t the US Have an Intl. Aviation Trade/Airshow?
Replies: 12
Views: 2445

Re: Why Doesn’t the US Have an Intl. Aviation Trade/Airshow?

BBJs show up at NBAA (in MCO & LAS) from time to time

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by yellowtail
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options
Replies: 73
Views: 13995

Re: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options

not to go off topic but I have always thought CM could use a bunch of E175 in potential smaller volume markets from PTY....places like RTB/FRS/BON/MID and to smaller Caribbean destinations like UVF, GCM and PTP.

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by yellowtail
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

People always complain, no matter what. They have no idea what it costs to run an airport or an airline. CM is an integral part of the PTY economy. If CM ever left, those same people would be complaining about the lack of service options at PTY and yes, they would still be complaining about the (pro...

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by yellowtail
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 58471

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018

How long before CM tries PTY UVF?

Looks like the Antilles are about to get another storm. though nowhere on the scale of 2017, prayers to all.

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by yellowtail
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 58471

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018

A while ago there was much debate on whether it is a good idea to operate regional jets in the Caribbean. Now InterCaribbean and WesternAir have both acquired the ERJ145 to use on their route networks. What everyones opinion on those acquisitions. CM has operated Regional jets in the Caribbean for ...

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by yellowtail
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 58471

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018

Some Caribbean aviation news: Also, prior to the PTY-BGI inaugural flight, CM has changed their scheduled a/c into BGI from the e190 to the Boeing 737-7/8 until August 28th. This could be a result from the huge advertisement efforts happening over in Panama, as some colleagues reported. https://www...

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by yellowtail
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Propose GUA flight schedule Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays IAH 11:15 - GUA 12:58 GUA 14:05 - IAH 18:03 Good to see some competition in that route, now we just need someone to fly GUA-ATL. Looks like B6 or AS's expansion in Central America is now more difficult. It is becoming a very crowded maketp...

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by yellowtail
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic drops Dubai
Replies: 121
Views: 20992

Re: Virgin Atlantic drops Dubai

VS. LHR MEX would work and supplement AM nicely

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by yellowtail
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Adds IAH-GUA, restarts IAH-SAL
Replies: 48
Views: 3259

Re: NK Adds IAH-GUA, restarts IAH-SAL

Too many times we see people say things on an antidotal basis but it just doesn't hold up. And I will add this...too many times people hold up PDEWs as gospel on whether a route will work or not. I have seen the PDEWS proven wrong time after time after time (on both fronts). not because it is not s...

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by yellowtail
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Adds IAH-GUA, restarts IAH-SAL
Replies: 48
Views: 3259

Re: NK Adds IAH-GUA, restarts IAH-SAL

NK really ought to try MSY SAP. That’s a big VFR market and NK has as nice foothold in SAP

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by yellowtail
Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/24/2018:Level Suspends EWR-ORY; More Winter China Cuts; UA Bulks Up Central America Leisure
Replies: 23
Views: 7832

Re: OAG Changes 6/24/2018:Level Suspends EWR-ORY; More Winter China Cuts; UA Bulks Up Central America Leisure

avi8 wrote:
Wow. Massive increases for UA. Daily from ORD-SJO and BZE is a surprise. Also, I don’t think I’ve ever seen UA operate 4 daily flights during November and December to GUA.


Maybe preventative to deter WN from opening MDW-SJO/BZE

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by yellowtail
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Out of left field maybe St. Lucia? BGI bookings are supposedly very strong and Copa might want to add the last "major" island. I would Agree that PBM and SLA are likely candidates. In the USA, perhaps PHL or AUS or SAT.

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by yellowtail
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahamasair To Purchase 737-700
Replies: 13
Views: 3911

Re: Bahamasair To Purchase 737-700

maybe this plane can be used to look south or west.....Maybe MEX, LIM or BOG? Atlantis and Baha Mar are big (albeit expensive) draws to NAS.

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by yellowtail
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

https://www.tropicair.com/tropic-air-an ... agreement/
I think this is a first for 9N, COPA making sure they get every last passenger. Sounds like a win win all around for both.
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more on the 9N & CM announcement.
https://www.tropicair.com/tropic-air-an ... agreement/
I think this is a first for 9N, COPA making sure they get every last passenger. Sounds like a win win all around for both.

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by yellowtail
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

I got a notice about a CM and 9N joint press conference today in SPR. It seems to be scheduled for later this morning. Should be some interesting news

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by yellowtail
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

nomorerjs wrote:
SJOtoLIR wrote:
juanchito wrote:
You can add
UA IAD-GUA 1x

Agreed.
UA ORD-LIR 1x weekly also goes to that list.
Both UA ORD-SJO and UA IAD-SJO are not operating by now.

Regards.


ORD-BZE runs year round.


No it is not. Seasonal November to April.

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by yellowtail
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines and Corporate Jets
Replies: 90
Views: 9462

Re: Long Distance RJ Service

AC CRJ-900 YVR-DFW is a bit long YVR-ORD on the CR9 is a bit longer. Great Circle Mapper also this week showed the longest CRJ routes, all were on Jazz. YYC-IAH 1,748 mi http://www.gcmap.com/featured/20180612 I've done this one.....not an empty seat on board due to a UA cnx. then a half hour extra ...

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by yellowtail
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 5776

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

SJOtoLIR wrote:
flyingqueen wrote:
Liberia is already getting non-stop flights to Los Angeles. However, their weekly frequencies are still limited.

Regards.


Isn’t AS daily on LAX LIR?

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by yellowtail
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 5776

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

With SAP a success would AM try TGU? Maybe, but some of the passengers flying to San Pedro Sula may be transferring to Tegucigalpa on CM Airlines or Avianca Honduras, so starting MEX-Tegucigalpa may eat at the "connection"s flight to San Pedro Sula and then AM would have two half-empty pl...

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by yellowtail
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK mulls ULH aircraft order
Replies: 26
Views: 5299

Re: TK mulls ULH aircraft order

MEX, LIM and BOG would definitely be on the list. The latter is served via PTY but really needs a n/s

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by yellowtail
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 5776

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

With SAP a success would AM try TGU?

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by yellowtail
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 76657

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Will WN pull out of GSP within the next year? WN carried fewer passengers out of GSP between March 2017 and February 2018 than at every other WN station except for FNT, which WN pulled out earlier this week. How could WN sustain service at GSP, CRP, RIC, and DSM but not at JAN if all four of these ...

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by yellowtail
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Did AM just announce MEX-LIR?

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by yellowtail
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

SJOtoLIR wrote:
Proposed changes, in terms of weekly frequencies.


WN FLL-BZE. 7x to 1x. October onwards.


Regards.

Returns to Daily in Nov. DEN - BZE is increasing to 4X in Dec.

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by yellowtail
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa Airlines to fly Panama-Puerto Vallarta effective Dec 16th
Replies: 5
Views: 812

Re: Copa Airlines to fly Panama-Puerto Vallarta effective Dec 16th

Interesting the flights to Puebla and Villahermosa failed but Monterrey is doing well PBC, VSA and BZE were all started together and only BZE remains from that. VSA failed because oil crashed about the time it started and it is an Oil based market. very little tourism there. I understand BGI bookin...

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by yellowtail
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 24074

Re: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018

I don't see the third ULH flight being IAH....that flight has struggled for years getting enough LF from SIN and relied heavily on Cargo. It finally seems like it has settled down using MAN as the stop. Having said that oil drives the flight and with oil rebounding perhaps there is room to do 4Xweek...

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by yellowtail
Mon May 21, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big airports without transfer passengers
Replies: 89
Views: 11104

Re: Big airports without transfer passengers

PUJ, CUN.

I would hedge a bet that fewer than 3% of CUNs 20+ million traffic is connecting.

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by yellowtail
Sun May 13, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS astonishing LON growth market, surpasses several US markets
Replies: 56
Views: 9997

Re: AUS astonishing LON growth market, surpasses several US markets

Not to take the thread off the track abit who do we see next in AUS? Definitely seems like CM or LH market

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by yellowtail
Fri May 11, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS astonishing LON growth market, surpasses several US markets
Replies: 56
Views: 9997

Re: AUS astonishing LON growth market, surpasses several US markets

IIRC the AUS BA744 is subbing due to ongoing 787 engine issues....not as a direct result of demand.

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by yellowtail
Thu May 10, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 78
Views: 11499

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

In effect, as expected, EK was denied 5th freedom rights from BCN to MEX with AM's resumption of service to BCN. Spanish only: http://noticaribe.com.mx/2018/05/09/el-vuelo-mexico-dubai-se-estanca-por-boicot-de-aeromexico/ While Catalan authorities cleared the way for EK to start service, on the oth...

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by yellowtail
Mon May 07, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian secures Accra-Texas flights
Replies: 97
Views: 11594

Re: Ethiopian secures Accra-Texas flights

planemanofnz wrote:
evanb wrote:
That's not a hub.

Ghana is endemic for yellow fever, as well as malaria, and is suffering from increased crime.

C.


As opposed to the yellow fever, malaria and high crime countries they don't fly to in Latin America or SE Asia?

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by yellowtail
Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Miami 1981
Replies: 39
Views: 5938

Re: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Miami 1981

To anyone familiar with this, why so many flights and seats for a trip that's 30 minutes by car and couldn't take more than 10 minutes in the air?? I truly don’t understand why anyone would think flights between MIA and FLL would make sense for O&D purposes. It’s laughable (idiotic) on the face...

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by yellowtail
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Miami 1981
Replies: 39
Views: 5938

Re: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Miami 1981

Still one would think that there would be some sort of niche market there for routes like MIA FLL, IAH HOU, OAK SFO for a small carrier using 208s or B1900s

Having flew the EFD IAH cross the city service a few times, it was always packed to the gills.

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by yellowtail
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA
Replies: 136
Views: 13679

Re: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA

I would like to see WN add 2x FLL at a minimum After reading this thread for a while, I would be MOST surprised if most of these slots DIDN'T end up at FLL, with the international gateway they want to build there. Have you seen their yield at EWR-ELL. Terrible. If they run a business of purely loos...

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by yellowtail
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest cancels 100+ flights today
Replies: 51
Views: 11425

Re: Southwest cancels 100+ flights today

Wn was not the only airline to push back. AA did too IIRC

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by yellowtail
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

SAL BOS is a complete shock....they must be hoping for lots of connections. Can't think the O&D will be that large

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by yellowtail
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to downgauge EWR-HAV service to Republic E175s
Replies: 35
Views: 5916

Re: United seeks to downgauge EWR-HAV service to Republic E175s

The surprise is all of this has to be IAH which is doing fairly well. I would assume that is a testament to the Cubans that have moved to Houston that a previous poster mentioned.

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by yellowtail
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Well the TAG 145 and Saabb 340 have been to BZE (the latter a few times and the former once), but these were charters for lindblat cruises BZE FRS.
The E110 is the aircraft scheduled for the regular flight

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by yellowtail
Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

SJOtoLIR wrote:
The possible route on 5U GUA-PUJ should be flown on the ERJ-145. However, it's a long segment for that plane: more than three hours in a regional jet.
The 5U GUA-BZE 5x weekly sector is served on the ERJ-145.



Regards.


No it is not. It is on the EMB 110.

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by yellowtail
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 41857

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Cielo Maya is also affectionately known as Copalito in some circles.

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