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by SCQ83
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's
Replies: 78
Views: 15013

Re: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's

A quick look; those are routes flown from those bases that have no base on the other end so will be certainly cancelled. A number of other routes with base on the other side might be chopped as well. I count 32: GRO: AHO, BIL, BVA, EIN, MST, NCL, NOC, RBA, TLL; in addition BTS, HHN and RIX were alre...

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by SCQ83
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's
Replies: 78
Views: 15013

Re: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's

From what I see from today's departures at least in summer:

GRO has 5 based aircrafts (certainly fewer in winter; maybe it is even a seasonal base)
TFS has 4 based aircrafts
LPA has 3 based aircrafts
ACE has 2 based aircrafts

So a total of 14 aircrafts parked or moved somewhere else.

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by SCQ83
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's
Replies: 78
Views: 15013

Re: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's

It seems confirmed: ACE, TFS, LPA and GRO to close January 8, 2020. https://www.elespanol.com/economia/empresas/20190823/ryanair-girona-lanzarote-palmas-tenerife-despedira-empleados/423708402_0.html Ryanair cerrará sus bases en Girona, Lanzarote, Las Palmas y Tenerife y despedirá a 512 empleados

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by SCQ83
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lectured by the TWA hotel because of cancellation
Replies: 5
Views: 357

Re: Lectured by the TWA hotel because of cancellation

Boy, the reviews of the TWA hotel isn't getting any better. TripAdvisor reviews are atrocious. It has a 3,5/5 which is very bad: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g47962-d17741149-Reviews-TWA_Hotel-Jamaica_Queens_New_York.html I am surprised to see in some pictures that the hotel has already...

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by SCQ83
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 71
Views: 5101

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

So Wizzair will have 41 routes next summer out of KUT. Unbelievable.

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by SCQ83
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 893
Views: 142475

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

It looks like Norwegian is leaving Bilbao after October. There are no flights load for next summer to OSL/ARN, and TFN is already cut.

Scandinavia-Iberia outside sun&sea destinations is tough. For instance Ryanair made CPH to OPO and SVQ seasonal.

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by SCQ83
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 71
Views: 5101

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

- Frankfurt/Berlin SXF: High risk due to high number of flights required to be competitive (at least 2x daily) -> but maybe worth to give on route of this type a try Berlin (7h30' train) and Frankfurt (6h30' train) are quite different. easyJet in Berlin keeps affordable fares. For instance it is po...

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by SCQ83
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 71
Views: 5101

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Notice they are flyers mg to that new airport Castellón from both Vienna and Luton, must be given those sweet subsides. Wizz Air is indeed subsidised in CDT. They also fly to Bucharest (Romanian VFR), Budapest and Katowice (trying to attract Eastern European tourists to their coast). Note that Laud...

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by SCQ83
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 71
Views: 5101

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Which potential routes do you see for W6 in Vienna? I think the should consider the following - Turku (HEL currently with insanely high average fares from VIE) - Leipzig/Nuremberg (in case their BRE/DTM/CGN endeavor turns out well; routes with rather low frequency and w/o a price battle from VIE à ...

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by SCQ83
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 239
Views: 25842

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

It seems NAP has been successful for UA (starting earlier in 2020) so they might give PMO a try. Sicily might attract American tourists but it might lack the premium component of Naples (Capri, Amalfi Coast, etc) so it might not work so well. Maybe they'll be able to fill the front of the plane wit...

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by SCQ83
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 239
Views: 25842

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

I am not overly surprised about PMO. It looks like (at least for European carriers) that Sicily is what comes after Naples when expanding in Italy. PMO and NAP used to have JFK flights in the past partially for VFR traffic. It seems NAP has been successful for UA (starting earlier in 2020) so they m...

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by SCQ83
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 71
Views: 5101

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Take it easy :D. I would be surprised Ryanair is not subsidised in PFO in one way or another. 10 million passengers might seem a lot in some contexts like former Yugoslavia but it is not a lot in an European context. It is not much more that what Ibiza, Faro or Heraklion have. I don't see how Kutais...

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by SCQ83
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 71
Views: 5101

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

A LCA base wouldn't make sense because there aren't that many markets that are left unserved. LCA-ATH is the biggest market out there (over 1.000.000 passengers a year) but they would face so much competition from other airlines, even Ryanair failed on ATH-PFO. I don't think so. Cyprus is very focu...

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by SCQ83
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 71
Views: 5101

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Assuming these are on the Hungarian AOC, W6 is still aggressively targeting the UK market! I'm wondering what the next W9 base will be... At this point it's almost a certainty that Lviv will be opened next summer (this has been repeatedly stated by the airport's CEO). Otherwise I suppose it's mostl...

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by SCQ83
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 71
Views: 5101

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

8herveg wrote:
How do you know this about FR out of interest? And what cuts can we expect? Doesn't sound promising after just one season...


It was mentioned in the FR closure base thread. Also you can check flights to some new destinations like BIO, KSC or CLJ are in fire sale mode even now in summer.

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by SCQ83
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 71
Views: 5101

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

EIBPI wrote:
Someone83 wrote:
I assume these are route to Southend, ie flying in from other bases?


Yes, indeed. Some reduction in flying from LTN (Sibiu).


SEN gives subsidies to airlines like Ryanair and easyJet. FR in SEN is not doing very well with cuts expected, so this comes handy for W6.

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by SCQ83
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biggest bike shed in the world
Replies: 21
Views: 1254

Re: Biggest bike shat in the world

I don't like riding a bicycle in a city. I feel very unsafe. At least in cities like Paris, Madrid, London, NYC where bicycles are a minority. Maybe in Amsterdam or CPH is different. I wonder how many cyclist are killed every year in Netherlands? Edit: https://www.iamexpat.nl/lifestyle/lifestyle-new...

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by SCQ83
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair starts flying to Georgia
Replies: 19
Views: 4761

Re: Ryanair starts flying to Georgia

leghorn wrote:
SCQ83 wrote:
Cologne-Tbilisi is also uploaded in their website but not yet on sale.

how do you see that?


You just for flights from/to TBS, you can see Cologne listed as destination. The only one besides BGY.

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by SCQ83
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Social Credit Score Impact on Chinese Air Transportation
Replies: 45
Views: 4893

Re: Social Credit Score Impact on Chinese Air Transportation

This stuff, Xianjiang or Hong Kong led me to think that China thinks a major economic downturn might arrive soon to their economy so they want to keep people extremely controlled. Most people is usually OK in dictatorships if there is economic growth and a reasonable standard of living. Once there i...

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by SCQ83
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair starts flying to Georgia
Replies: 19
Views: 4761

Re: Ryanair starts flying to Georgia

Cologne-Tbilisi is also uploaded in their website but not yet on sale.

I think Ryanair also was planning flights to Armenia.

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by SCQ83
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Painful Red Eye Flight of 2019?
Replies: 33
Views: 1639

Re: Most Painful Red Eye Flight of 2019?

I have a good candidate for 2020 https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/285183/iberia-resumes-cairo-service-from-march-2020/ IB3351 CAI0020 – 0440MAD 319 x135 I flew a couple of times that route before it was axed (similar timing) and it was painful. Those Iberia A319s are torture - tight...

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by SCQ83
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European LCC
Replies: 107
Views: 12381

Re: European LCC

3. EasyJet. LCC which has the strongest presence in the most popular destinations, brand I would argue is the strongest LCC in Europe , and could even argue the strongest airline brand in Europe, has I would argue the most valuable slots of all the airlines in Europe and in today’s market you can a...

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by SCQ83
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European LCC
Replies: 107
Views: 12381

Re: European LCC

For me, easyJet + Volotea would make a lot of sense. Lots of existing bases shared - especially in France and Italy where easyJet have been expanding recently (Bordeaux, Nantes, Venice etc). And on the fleet/crew compatibilty point, Volotea is gradually shifting from their 717s to A319s. But the sa...

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by SCQ83
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Percent of people who have never flown?
Replies: 15
Views: 1003

Re: Percent of people who have never flown?

I recently saw one video of FlyBondi and FAs asked how many people flew for the first time and a few raised hands. Apparently the boom of low-cost carriers in Argentina is allowing quite a few people flying for the first time. And Argentina is a middle-income country. There's no way it's 80%, consid...

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by SCQ83
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late
Replies: 138
Views: 17066

Re: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late

Antarius wrote:
Lol seriously? How many hundred of millions of people fly each year and how many Dao like incidents are there?Y.


The same can be said about police. How many millions of police operations are there every year in the US and how many major incidents are there? Compulsory BWC for FAs are the solution.

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by SCQ83
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late
Replies: 138
Views: 17066

Re: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late

Considering the increasing abuse of force by FAs in power trips (David Dao), it should mandatory for FAs to carry a BWC (body-wear camera) like many police jurisdictions have now in the US.

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by SCQ83
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European LCC
Replies: 107
Views: 12381

Re: European LCC

I don't think you should since at the same time many new airlines have been founded and have actually made it, something that has not happened in the US for 20 years now. Furthermore, some of those you listed make no sense since new airlines have replaced them. Two examples being B&H Airlines (...

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by SCQ83
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European LCC
Replies: 107
Views: 12381

Re: European LCC

People have been talking of a European aviation consolidation for years now and it has not really happened, luckily. Some airlines go but unlike the US, new appear and stay. That's the main difference between the two markets, the US has not had a successful new airline since jetBlue and that was al...

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by SCQ83
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland
Replies: 68
Views: 9915

Re: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland

I think they should have used the round Polish bread that is cut on top and filled with food. That is for me quintessentially Polish.

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by SCQ83
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chipolte going downhill fast
Replies: 33
Views: 1762

Re: Chipolte going downhill fast

They opened a few outlets in Paris and London already quite a few years ago and they haven't expanded more in Europe (other than Frankfurt).

It seems that at least in Europe they are a big failure.

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by SCQ83
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD
Replies: 47
Views: 6017

Re: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD

Not on NYC-LIS it isn't. That is why TP consistently earms a revenue premium on the non-stop EWR-LIS, as opposed to the JFK-LIS. Just looking ahead at four different dates in the upcoming months, with the exception of a random day in the middle of November where the price of the two flights is the ...

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by SCQ83
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD
Replies: 47
Views: 6017

Re: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD

Really surprised they are adding the additional NY frequency to JFK and not to EWR, which is where the majority of the Portuguese people in the NYC area are (and which commands a revenue premium, at least in the non-stop flights). Their relationship with United must really suck. JFK is the preferre...

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by SCQ83
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic to Great Britain dropping
Replies: 21
Views: 4839

Re: Traffic to Great Britain dropping

For what is worth, traffic in LHR declined 0.7% in July. January-July growth is only 1.4%. A rise in domestic passengers has partially offset a larger international drop (-3.2% APAC, -1.8% EU, -1.4% LatAm). https://www.ttgmedia.com/news/news/heathrow-traffic-hit-by-fall-in-asia-pacific-passengers-18...

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by SCQ83
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD
Replies: 47
Views: 6017

Re: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD

I think the routes to Germany can be easily covered by FR/LAUDA bases if indeed there is demand..As for London City, with TP gone, BA can add LIS/OPO to its route network and increase their dominance..The OPO-BCN/LYS is already covered by Easyjet,Vueling, Transavia France, so i dont think there wil...

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by SCQ83
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season
Replies: 39
Views: 4622

Re: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season

LCG enjoyed a 10,7% growth compared to 2018. I call that a healthy growth. Your other statements are only your persona views, and if you have proof of that, I ask that you provide a link to back up your claims. Those are not my views. You can find plenty of recent articles about subsidies in LCG: V...

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by SCQ83
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD
Replies: 47
Views: 6017

Re: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD

I think wasn't mentioned so far, but LIS-DME will change to A321neoLR and LIS-TLV will increase to twice daily, also with A321neoLR It is surprising TAP didn't tap into TLV much earlier. Iberia/El Al is 3 daily (except Shabbat, only 2) with IB flying daily the A330 and about 10 weekly with Air Euro...

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by SCQ83
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season
Replies: 39
Views: 4622

Re: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season

GRX was only an example. LCG is closer to the sea than SCQ and is enjoying a healthy growth too. Of course, you had to mention poor little VGO. An airport that is now loosing passengers due to many factors, but you don't say anything about LCG airport and its apparent success. LCG does not have a &...

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD
Replies: 47
Views: 6017

Re: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD
Replies: 47
Views: 6017

Re: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS-OPO/LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD

STR is a bit more surprising but I wonder if FRA is too close. Iberia Express also served briefly MAD-STR a few years ago. I think IB is still operating MAD - STR. For the LIS - BSL sector, there is a strong competition with easyJet. True. I thought STR was chopped along with other German destinati...

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD
Replies: 47
Views: 6017

Re: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD

Btw next summer OPO-MAD will be up to 18 weekly flights each way (!).

To put things in perspective, in 2004 (oldest data available in AENA), MAD-OPO had 190k PAX. In 2018, the route had 860k. At this pace, MAD-OPO could surpass LIS-OPO to become Porto's second destination only after Paris.

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD
Replies: 47
Views: 6017

Re: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS-OPO/LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD

TP is definitely on a hot streak in the last year or so. I trust that this is some pretty important network cleanup, getting rid of a bunch of underperforming routes. Could couple with more regional additions in addition to SCQ and the MAD increase. Quick note, might want to edit the title to 'drop...

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD
Replies: 47
Views: 6017

TAP announces LIS-SCQ, drops LIS/OPO-LCY, LIS-BSL/CGN/STR, OPO-BCN/LYS, doubles OPO-MAD

Finally TAP announces LIS-SCQ, the biggest gap in their Spanish network. They are also dropping LCY, currently flown from both OPO and LIS, and CGN, STR and BSL from LIS. OPO-BCN and OPO-LYS will be also chopped, and OPO-MAD will be increased to 6 daily (!). Madrid from OPO has boomed over the last ...

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season
Replies: 39
Views: 4622

Re: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season

Hasn‘t there been a lot of complaining from citizens about how there were too many tourists these last years? In the end the complete „Airbnb-zation“ of city centres isn‘t a pretty thing and Spain, unless something unexpectedly dramatic were to happen, will remain a top tourism destination. This. S...

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season
Replies: 39
Views: 4622

Re: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season

Figures no real surprise for the Canaries and expected. These things seem to have trends and as North Africa and Turkey makes a steady come back the Canaries suffer a bit. Of course history tells us that any political or terrorism issues in North Africa and Turkey will turn the tables again. Then y...

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season
Replies: 39
Views: 4622

Re: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season

As usual, you forget to mention other airports whom are still enjoying healthy traffic figures. Including GRX with a 15,1% increase, compared to 2018. GRX is an "inland" airport. Quite similar to a place like SCQ (although at a smaller scale); a mix of international cultural tourism/city-...

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season
Replies: 39
Views: 4622

Re: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season

Well German tour operators did overplay it this year quite a bit, especially for the areas popular with Germans. Mallorca has some form of cult status and attracts the wealthier customers. You can see that SPC is not affected, as it also caters to different customers than the rest of the Canaries -...

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season
Replies: 39
Views: 4622

Re: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season

Well, I think many tourists got tired of the Canaries even selling you dog sheds for a quite high price. I have a few favourite places to stay on each Canary island, but when 3 Star places on Fuerteventura cost more than a 4 Star near Girona, it is no decision at all - especially if you are not goi...

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by SCQ83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season
Replies: 39
Views: 4622

Re: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season

I think the numbers above are in no way showing anything of major concern. Perhaps the Canaries may be in a small decline, they are further out, and nice but not anything you cant see right in the Med. Concern is domestic VS international. July YoY FUE: Spain +17.0% / 174,972 - International: -18.8...

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by SCQ83
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season
Replies: 39
Views: 4622

Traffic figures in Spanish islands down in peak summer season

Today AENA released the data for July. Most islands (Baleares and Canarias) are flat or losing passengers after years of booming traffic and record tourism figures. Those numbers could be much worse if domestic and inter-island traffic was not booming due to the recovery of the Spanish economy and a...

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by SCQ83
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do NOT travel to Hong Kong, in particular on weekends
Replies: 140
Views: 8557

Re: Do NOT travel to Hong Kong, in particular on weekends

This is going to be another Timenan (sp) Square situation where the mainland government will go full brutal with 100's murdered, 1000's rounded up and sent to 'political re-education camps' to be murdered, the mainland government taking over HK, cutting off communications, putting in 'the great fir...

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