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by lesfalls
Thu Jun 23, 2022 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 552
Views: 131973

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

Norse has secured 38 weekly slots at Dublin Airport for the winter 2022/23 season. It also plans to launch flights to Dubai. https://aviation.direct/en/norse-atlantic-secures-slots-in-dublin-and-dubai Taking up what DY left behind of OSL-DXB as they flew the route daily before on the 737. I wonder ...

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by lesfalls
Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Salmon company buys 757 to fly fish
Replies: 66
Views: 8852

Re: Salmon company buys 757 to fly fish

This joke has finally become really after so many years of hearing it…..

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by lesfalls
Sun Jun 05, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair forcing South Africans to do Afrikaans tests to prove passports are real
Replies: 116
Views: 14394

Re: Ryanair forcing South Africans to do Afrikaans tests to prove passports are real

Don’t governments always find an excuse to sue Ryanair?

Isn’t that just preventing this from happening?

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by lesfalls
Fri Jun 03, 2022 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 552
Views: 131973

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

Does anyone have the exact location of Norse’s office in Fort Lauderdale?

Haven’t had any luck in finding it.

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by lesfalls
Fri May 27, 2022 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 552
Views: 131973

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

The planes are leased on a pay by the hour, so they do not pay when the plane is idle. Does someone know if they eventually will allow people to connect from Oslo to JFK through LGW on the days there are no flights directly from Oslo? And also if they plan to let people connect in Oslo for flights ...

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by lesfalls
Tue May 24, 2022 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 17801

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

Jerez gets a new London Link https://aeroroutes.com/eng/220524-vyjul22lgw Vueling in July 2022 plans further network expansion at London Gatwick, as the airline schedules additional 2 routes to Spain: Genoa and Jerez de la Frontera. Planned schedule as follows. London Gatwick – Jerez de la Frontera...

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by lesfalls
Mon May 23, 2022 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 552
Views: 131973

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

Red Nose handling reporting that Norse will launch flights from Gatwick in August with 2 flights a day as they just signed their handling contract.

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by lesfalls
Mon May 02, 2022 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas/Airbus to launch Project Sunrise and firm narrowbody order tomorrow (2 May 22)
Replies: 369
Views: 79449

Re: Qantas/Airbus to launch Project Sunrise and firm narrowbody order tomorrow (2 May 22)

kriskim wrote:
Looks like all of the first 12 will be dedicated to SYD/MEL-LHR/JFK, but QF is looking at getting more in the future to reach CDG, GIG etc…


Why GIG and not GRU first instead?

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by lesfalls
Sat Apr 30, 2022 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 108
Views: 16004

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Lack of crew and insufficient number of office staff to deal with the consequences. 61 open office positions on the Wizz 'career' site, complete departments are on notice. They want to plaster the holes with students and interns but it was not long ago when they fired (and not laid off) 20% of the ...

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by lesfalls
Sat Apr 30, 2022 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1032
Views: 204020

Re: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022

[twoid][/twoid] “Brand recognition “? Please they been in chs a mere few weeks :roll: CHs was literally the first destination of Breeze, which is approaching one year. It is also the largest base in the system. Well then I stand corrected. I occasionally travel to CHS to visit friends and for work, ...

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by lesfalls
Sat Apr 30, 2022 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian 737 start-up AeroItalia
Replies: 38
Views: 11814

Re: Italian 737 start-up AeroItalia

Another image https://images2.corriereobjects.it/methode_image/2022/04/29/Economia/Foto%20Economia%20-%20Trattate/279439275_73073[email protected]Corriere-Web-Sezioni.jpg?v=20220429143537 https://images2.corriereobjects.it/methode_image/2022/04/29/Econ...

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by lesfalls
Fri Apr 29, 2022 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 552
Views: 131973

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

seansasLCY wrote:
Norse conducted a test flight today from Oslo out over towards Iceland and back using a 789.

Guests included officials from Avinor.


From the pic I saw it seems the flight was quite full.

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by lesfalls
Thu Apr 28, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 552
Views: 131973

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

In addition the OSL-LAX on Tuesdays probably is the earliest TATL flight across the atlantic from this summer. That was quite weird timing for such a flight. But could be related to slots? In practice, this means a 3 aircraft program from OSL. Which was about Norwegian had at its peak I believe? Co...

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by lesfalls
Thu Apr 28, 2022 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 552
Views: 131973

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

My thing with these guys is there is no onward connections to destinations across Europe. Is there really sufficient demand straight to Oslo? DY at least had a robust domestic network, but IMO expanded far too quickly with long-haul Interline in the works with FS, DY and possibly Wideroe. News shou...

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by lesfalls
Thu Apr 28, 2022 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 552
Views: 131973

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

Tickets are now for sale: OSL-FLL 2x weekly from June 18 OSL-JFK 3x weekly from June 14 OSL-LAX 3x weekly from August 9 OSL-MCO 3x weekly from July 5 OSL-JFK becomes daily from July 4th. 19:50 OSL-JFK 22:00 Daily (effc July 4th) 23:55 JFK-OSL 13:30 Daily OSL-MCO 3x weekly 11:50 OSL-MCO 15:35 1-4-6 ...

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by lesfalls
Thu Apr 28, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina OKs flights to Colombia from Buenos Aires downtown airport, AEP
Replies: 34
Views: 4363

Re: Argentina OKs flights to Colombia from Buenos Aires downtown airport, AEP

dcajet wrote:
AR will launch daily AEP - BOG effective 04JUL22

AR1360 EZE 16:45 BOG 21:30 D 73G
AR1361 BOG 22:45 EZE 07:15+1 D 73G


So service from both AEP and EZE?

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by lesfalls
Wed Apr 27, 2022 9:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 5th-freedom flights - Where did you go?
Replies: 43
Views: 2729

Re: Your 5th-freedom flights - Where did you go?

EK JFK-MXP-JFK, B777-300ER/A380 (3x)
LA FRA-MAD B787-9
SQ MXP-BCN A350-900

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by lesfalls
Wed Apr 27, 2022 9:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 5th-freedom flights - Where did you go?
Replies: 43
Views: 2729

Re: Your 5th-freedom flights - Where did you go?

When I was a young lad in the 70s and 80s I used to search out and fly on unusual aircraft. Living in Toronto, they often included fifth freedom rights on carriers to/from Canada. For example: BOAC VC-10, YUL-ORD Sabena 737, YMX-DTW CSA IL-62, YMX-JFK LOT Polish IL-62, JFK-YMX LOT Polish DC-8-62, Y...

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by lesfalls
Thu Apr 21, 2022 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 17801

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

https://www.hosteltur.com/151142_iberoj ... uropa.html


In the article it says an Interline. It could develop into a codeshare at a later point making the deal quite significant.
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debonair wrote:
Iberojet will start codeshare with AirEuropa

https://www.hosteltur.com/151142_iberoj ... uropa.html


In the article it says an Interline. It could develop into a codeshare at a later point making the deal quite significant.

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by lesfalls
Wed Apr 20, 2022 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1032
Views: 204020

Re: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Anyone have the freq and operating times for the new routes?

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by lesfalls
Tue Apr 19, 2022 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 552
Views: 131973

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

Someone83 wrote:
Norse has got their IATA code: N0 (Zero, not O, as NO is Neos)


Whats their callsign in that case?

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by lesfalls
Tue Apr 19, 2022 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa at PBI
Replies: 13
Views: 2637

Re: Air Europa at PBI

Still not sure - considering it later left PBI, did not stop at FLL, and is currently enroute to San Jose, Costa Rica. UX had plans to open up an airline in Brazil pre-covid. No news came out on wether they would proceed but this could be the case. No connected to UX but Iberojet is also setting up...

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by lesfalls
Sat Apr 16, 2022 11:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA MIA-HAV 6x 738 daily, how about a 788/789?
Replies: 10
Views: 2654

Re: AA MIA-HAV 6x 738 daily, how about a 788/789?

drerx7 wrote:
They were running 787s on that route recently.


Exactly. AA flew one on the afternoon rotation 4 days ago from what I saw.

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by lesfalls
Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian adds IAD-LFW
Replies: 29
Views: 7593

Re: Ethiopian adds IAD-LFW

Wonder how many connections there will be on UA since IAD is a star hub.

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by lesfalls
Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyONE Armenia
Replies: 10
Views: 1939

Re: FlyONE Armenia

Flyone Armenia currently has flights on sale to IST, LYS for the last months and plans to fly to 5-10 other destinations this summer from EVN.

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by lesfalls
Fri Apr 15, 2022 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1032
Views: 204020

Re: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022

question from the avelo forum as their flight attendants (not their pilots) have voted to unionize, are the flight attendants at breeze also working on unionizing? Yes it’s in the Breeze forum. Very coincidental considering it happened practically on the same day. Could be a warning to other new ai...

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by lesfalls
Wed Apr 13, 2022 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian adds IAD-LFW
Replies: 29
Views: 7593

Re: Ethiopian adds IAD-LFW

It is interesting that ET sells fifth freedom flights for LFW/IAD, but sends a dozen flights a week through DUB without selling any ADD>DUB tickets. Ireland would most likely not grant 5th Freedom routes as Aer Lingus serves these routes. From LFW, ET serves as the defacto TATL carrier, so Togo wil...

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by lesfalls
Tue Apr 05, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberojet to create an airline in the Dominican Republic
Replies: 1
Views: 1154

Re: Iberojet to create an airline in the Dominican Republic

Barcelo and Evelop to create an airline to operate from PUJ, Dominican Rep. First known routes are EZE/BSB/GRU/MAD with a A333. The airline is current on certification process with dominican authorities: https://infoturdominicano.com/rd/exclusiva-evelop-airlines-dominicana-a-la-espera-de-autorizaci...

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by lesfalls
Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 17801

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

avi8 wrote:
Any idea why LEVEL has been operating flights from MAD? Many flights are sold as iberia and I’ve heard many complaints of purchasing “Business Class” only to get a premium economy service.


Has IB been offering refunds to those passengers?

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by lesfalls
Thu Mar 31, 2022 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 17801

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

Saudi’s plans for Summer 2022: NEW ROUTE: JED-BCN, 2nd JUL-27 AUG 2x weekly 787-9 JED-AGP-MAD-JED, 30 JUN-28 AUG 2x weekly 787-9 NEW ROUTING: RUH-AGP-MAD-RUH, 30 JUN-28 AUG 2x weekly 787-9 NEW ROUTE: RUH-BCN, 30 JUN-27 AUG 2x weekly 787-9 Source: https://aeroroutes.com/eng/220329-svns22intl (Ps: Air...

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by lesfalls
Thu Mar 31, 2022 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET777 Liege to Zaragoza
Replies: 6
Views: 1547

Re: ET777 Liege to Zaragoza

Both some of the top cargo hubs in Europe, ZAZ being on the lower end of the spectrum.

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by lesfalls
Thu Mar 31, 2022 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ICAO approves creation of Doha FIR
Replies: 14
Views: 4181

Re: ICAO approves creation of Doha FIR

Just what the aviation community needs, a further fragmentation of global airspace. The world has invested decades in harmonising and 'defragmenting' global airspace by breaking down national borders. With today's highly capable satellite technology, FIR's - as we know them - are seriously "Ou...

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by lesfalls
Wed Mar 30, 2022 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ICAO approves creation of Doha FIR
Replies: 14
Views: 4181

Re: ICAO approves creation of Doha FIR

LAXintl wrote:
Indeed, from its first establishment in 1954 until 1980s, the Bahrain FIR was the primary upper airspace control agency through Gulf airspace.


Who were the other players then?

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by lesfalls
Wed Mar 30, 2022 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ICAO approves creation of Doha FIR
Replies: 14
Views: 4181

Re: ICAO approves creation of Doha FIR

Bahrain’s airspace is massive considering it covers much of Saudi if you look at the picture above.

Anyone know why such a big airspace for such a small country?

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by lesfalls
Sat Mar 26, 2022 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 17801

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

Why does KU need to stop in AGP for a flight to MAD? Especially with a 332 Talking to the GSA for KU here in MAD and he was saying the flights are already sold out primarily destination AGP both in C and Y. Seems they want to get on the MAD market as a sign that they serve the market while their ma...

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by lesfalls
Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 17801

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

KU’s MAD service becomes direct (without AGP stop) effective September 16th.

3x weekly on an A320neo.

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by lesfalls
Tue Mar 22, 2022 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand adding JFK
Replies: 61
Views: 12072

Re: Air New Zealand adding JFK

Originally the AKL-NYC route when announced pre-pandemic was to operate to EWR. I guess the connections on UA aren't as big a factor, and NZ can still derive NY POS (presumably UA can as well if they code-share on this flight, out of JFK). Wondering what terminal they will use. UA flies out of T7 n...

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by lesfalls
Sat Mar 19, 2022 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GullivAir - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 62
Views: 16599

Re: GullivAir - News and Discussion Thread

NeperQiell wrote:
Tried to book a TIA-SOF flight with them as well. Never again, ridiculously incompetent airline.


What happened?

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by lesfalls
Mon Mar 14, 2022 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1032
Views: 204020

Re: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022

This is good news, Breeze is opening their flight training academy: https://www.abc4.com/news/local-news/breeze-airways-opens-new-training-academy-amidst-pilot-shortage/amp/ According to the article, they have one simulator going already. :spin: Flight safety is the vendor for the flight simulators...

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by lesfalls
Fri Mar 11, 2022 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1032
Views: 204020

Re: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022

So if you're wondering, these are the current "Breeze Thru"s: CHS-TPA (via BNA) CHS-OKC (via TPA) BDL-MSY (via RIC) BDL-OAK (via BNA) BDL-TUL (via BNA) ISP-MSY (via CHS) PVD-MSY (via JAX) MSY-SAT (via XNA) SFO-TPA (via RIC, CHS, and apparently SDF) These may "Breeze Thru" other ...

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by lesfalls
Tue Mar 08, 2022 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian announces Toronto and increases Detroit
Replies: 36
Views: 6286

Re: Royal Jordanian announces Toronto and increases Detroit

Contrary to popular opinion, though there is a large Arab-American community residing in DTW, the market demand in 2019 says otherwise hence why as per my original thread post am still wondering how they will manage to fill in both directions a dedicated 4 weekly DTW service with a B788. In 2019, t...

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seansasLCY wrote:
IAG say they will no longer use Russian airspace and the impact of this is not huge.

https://twitter.com/Jamie_Freed/status/ ... ZTjnUjWKYA


Wonder how this will affect IBs MAD-NRT service.

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by lesfalls
Thu Feb 24, 2022 11:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: European Widebody Flights ??
Replies: 30
Views: 5116

Re: European Widebody Flights ??

BA runs a 789 from LHR to STR, at least on some days. In November I was surprised out of nowhere with an IB A330 from BRU to MAD, seemed that at that time they'd operate one of the flights on Sunday with the 330, not sure if that still holds though (hadn't been loaded yet when I was booking those f...

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by lesfalls
Thu Feb 24, 2022 11:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: European Widebody Flights ??
Replies: 30
Views: 5116

Re: European Widebody Flights ??

NEOS will schedule this year B787 on selected flights, like PMI. Unfortunately, the flights are not listed somewhere - only during the online booking process. The usual suspect JET2 will lease 2 A330 from AirTanker for summer 2022, based at MAN. Unfortunately, so far, no announcement (yet), regardi...

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by lesfalls
Sat Feb 19, 2022 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 17801

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

Monty1988 wrote:
debonair wrote:
KUWAIT will start KWI-AGP-MAD-KWI A330-200 soon. Any chance we will see 5th freedom between AGP and MAD?!


It's a technical stop, No ticketing from AGP to MAD.


Where is it bookable?

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by lesfalls
Tue Feb 15, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 17801

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

KUWAIT will start KWI-AGP-MAD-KWI A330-200 soon. Any chance we will see 5th freedom between AGP and MAD?! Unlikely, based on what happened when Kuwait Airways were flying between London and New York. Yes, the USA and Spain are different countries with their own laws, but I doubt the Kuwaitis would ...

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by lesfalls
Thu Feb 10, 2022 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM considering acquiring TAP or Air Europa
Replies: 96
Views: 22453

Re: Air France KLM considering acquiring TAP or Air Europa

TP doesn’t codeshare with B6 anymore. No wonder they’re at T1 at JFK (as of yesterday) and not T5.

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by lesfalls
Wed Feb 09, 2022 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 17801

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

aviator2000 wrote:
Volotea to launch:
Bilbao - Athens 2/week
San Sebastian - Malaga 2/week
San Sebastian - Sevilla 2/week


How is the codeshare with A3 helping fill BIO-ATH? Connecting traffic?

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