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by lesfalls
Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss awarded 5th Freedom rights between Argentina and Brazil
Replies: 20
Views: 4172

Re: Swiss awarded 5th Freedom rights between Argentina and Brazil

[twoid][/twoid] Swissair used to operate GRU EZE GRE with fifth freedom rights with flight numbers SR144/145. More recent than that, LX at the beginning of its incarnation as Swiss flew ZRH-GRU-EZE as LX94/LX95 with fifth freedom rights. This was in 2002 and operated for a few years, I'm not sure wh...

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by lesfalls
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fifth Freedom Flights 2000s/2010s
Replies: 79
Views: 7391

Re: United Fifth Freedom Flights 2000s/2010s

No, I was not referring to GUM-HKG, but HKG-SIN/SGN operated by GUM based 738s. These were night flights to SIN/SGN and early morning flights back to HKG, this proved to be an unpopular move that they switched it back to sUA 772ERs. sorry my mistake. I don't think HKG-SIN has ever been operated by ...

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by lesfalls
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fifth Freedom Flights 2000s/2010s
Replies: 79
Views: 7391

Re: United Fifth Freedom Flights 2000s/2010s

IAD-KWI had a good run on UA; almost 10 years. Wasn't there something else going on behind the scenes geopolitically speaking with the Kuwaiti government? I recall reading on multiple sites that UA may have been "kicked out" of the country in retaliation for the US government going after ...

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by lesfalls
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss awarded 5th Freedom rights between Argentina and Brazil
Replies: 20
Views: 4172

Re: Swiss awarded 5th Freedom rights between Argentina and Brazil

Swissair used to operate GRU EZE GRE with fifth freedom rights with flight numbers SR144/145. It also flew onto SCL as a 5th freedom in the 70s correct? I wonder what the pattern will be for crew and catering (hoping not BOB!)? In addition we could be seeing a surge of 5th freedom routes post Covid...

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways mulling (threatening?) to leave LHR
Replies: 71
Views: 13809

Re: British Airways mulling (threatening?) to leave LHR

Moving some connecting traffic to a cheaper/better airport is not completely out of the realm of possibility. LH has been doing exactly that by moving some of their connecting traffic from FRA to MUC because of their beef with FRA. The issue here is that BA is not likely to find a better airport to...

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by lesfalls
Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last scheduled passenger transatlantic crossing in a prop aircraft?
Replies: 56
Views: 10055

Re: Last scheduled passenger transatlantic crossing in a prop aircraft?

Below is an article about the final year of turboprop flights over the Atlantic. https://www.nytimes.com/1971/03/28/archives/the-cheapest-slowest-and-most-hip-way-to-fly-the-atlantic-the.html The WOW air of its time lol Been on this site since 2014 and I have to say that is one of the best articles...

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by lesfalls
Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last scheduled passenger transatlantic crossing in a prop aircraft?
Replies: 56
Views: 10055

Re: Last scheduled passenger transatlantic crossing?

Loftleiðir flew their Canadair CL44 "Monsters" TATL JFK-KEF (and onwards to LUX) until 1971: https://travelupdate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Loftleidir-Icelandic-Canadair-CL-44J-TF-LLJ-Rotterdam-1968-The-Mighty-Eight-1278x640.jpg They were the only non-cargo operator of the type. What...

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by lesfalls
Thu Nov 11, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 209
Views: 31970

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

Different media reporting that tt looks like Iberia is considering strongly paying the 40m Euros and walking away from the purchase. Wouldn't it be easier and just to wait? I mean, there are clearly signs, that the EC watchdog will never approve a merger under current market conditions. So wouldn't...

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 09, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 745
Views: 142680

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Awesome news! Finnair adds Helsinki – Dallas/Fort Worth from 7 February 2022! AY019 HEL 16:00 – 18:05 DFW AY020 DFW 20:40 – 14:55+1 HEL Route will be operated with Airbus A350 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Additionally, Finnair increases flights to Delhi from 4 to 7 weekly from Jun...

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 09, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of the Ethiopian conflict on ET and ADD
Replies: 46
Views: 9231

Re: Impact of the Ethiopian conflict on ET and ADD

Fear is a powerful thing. The rebels are more than 350km away from ADD, and it is business as usual for now. However the situation evolves, the rebels have been successful in impacting the psyche of us Ethiopians and the world. The last time the same rebels entered Addis in 1991, ET temporarily mov...

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by lesfalls
Sat Nov 06, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of the Ethiopian conflict on ET and ADD
Replies: 46
Views: 9231

Re: Impact of the Ethiopian conflict on ET and ADD

I have a friend in ADD and she said most of the news about forces outside of ADD is a lie. She told me everything is normal there and that they aren’t even close to the city.

Not sure what to believe at this point as everything is still normal there as of now.

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by lesfalls
Fri Nov 05, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia announces DFW and IAD
Replies: 35
Views: 6788

Re: Iberia announces DFW and IAD

mhkansan wrote:
My guess is that Summer 2022 we will have AA & IB both each operating one frequency from DFW & ORD. These have both been at 2x before with IB being 2x at ORD and DFW being 2x AA.


I wonder whats the reason for the change.

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by lesfalls
Fri Nov 05, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia announces DFW and IAD
Replies: 35
Views: 6788

Re: Iberia announces DFW and IAD

maverick4002 wrote:
On Twitter I saw that the AA flight will be moved to Chicago


So ORD-MAD is?

IB 1x daily
AA 1x daily

Remember seeing people here rumoring AA would launch ORD-MAD at some point sooner or later.

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by lesfalls
Fri Nov 05, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2052
Views: 497509

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

ITA is collaborating with Helbiz, a mobility company in the U.S and Italy. ITA passengers will be able to access motorcycles and scooter at a discount. In addition Helbiz’s kitchen unit will open a kitchen in Rome to serve all AZ employees with 100% quality food. https://www.efe.com/efe/usa/comunica...

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by lesfalls
Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2052
Views: 497509

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

I bought a few flights 5 days before Alitalia closes. It will be interesting to see what is all happening during that time as far as the brand and signage goes. Don't expect much change. Although ITA I think has to bid for the AZ name, brand, and trademark, it's likely they will get it and what wil...

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by lesfalls
Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to launch new Airspace cabin
Replies: 40
Views: 10939

Re: Lufthansa to launch new Airspace cabin

Turkish Airlines :spin: Aeroflot Yes, I know technically both of those count as European and both SVO and IST are technically within what is geographical Europe but I believe we can agree that the conversation did not center around players like these, in a similar way as to when one doesn't primari...

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by lesfalls
Mon Sep 06, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azores Airlines to start JFK
Replies: 25
Views: 8260

Re: Azores Airlines to start JFK

Does Azores still fly to Oakland? I remember seeing them a couple years ago.. Yes, they fly to OAK seasonally. They used to wet-lease Hi-Fly's ex-EK A343 and fly direct, but this summer, they flew one-stop TER-YYZ-OAK on the LR. (Pre-A343 they flew it nonstop on their own metal for a couple years w...

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by lesfalls
Wed Aug 11, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue/JMP going forward with JFK terminal 6 project
Replies: 79
Views: 13207

Re: JetBlue/JMP going forward with JFK terminal 6 project

I do wonder what will happen to EI and HA in 2023/2024. B6 will operate over 220 flights a day in summer time. That seems to leave very little space in T-5 for partner airlines. With EI joining the AA-BA-IB-AY joint business, I could see them ending up in T8. Or maybe they'll stay at T5 and just us...

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by lesfalls
Wed Aug 11, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 745
Views: 142680

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Someone83 wrote:
Wizzair is starting both Billund (BLL) and Sandefjord (TRF) from Tirana, both with 2x weekly from mid-December


And from MAD too.

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by lesfalls
Wed Aug 11, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ restarts 5th Freedom SIN-TPE-LAX flights
Replies: 45
Views: 6953

Re: SQ restarts 5th Freedom SIN-TPE-LAX flights

With Starlux on its way will be interesting how 4 airlines will operate the route in the future.

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by lesfalls
Wed Aug 11, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 356
Views: 83420

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Regarding feeders they are looking for airlines on both sides of the atlantic. FR seems to be out. They only serve 3 destinations each in OSL and LGW. FR was interested in feeding Norwegian, but then denied because of the financial situations of Norwegian. The start of Norse' operations is going to...

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by lesfalls
Wed Aug 11, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 246
Views: 56488

Re: Virgin Atlantic to operate from EDI

When did they last fly from EDI? Thought I saw one of their aircraft there back in June 2017.

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by lesfalls
Tue Aug 10, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 356
Views: 83420

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

With this in mind, I'm a bit surprised they plan to serve FLL, given that Norwegian was progressively shifting its focus to MIA. It is not finally decided between the airport. But they do have an office in Fort Lauderdale, and their founder and CEO lives there ;) Doesn't he live in Arendal, Norway ...

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by lesfalls
Tue Aug 10, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 209
Views: 31970

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

https://www.aviationclubcenter.com/worl ... os-unidos/
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World2fly just received permission to fly to U.S from the DOT:

https://www.aviationclubcenter.com/worl ... os-unidos/

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by lesfalls
Tue Aug 10, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM launches: GDL-MAD 3x Weekly
Replies: 34
Views: 7197

Re: AM launches: GDL-MAD 3x Weekly

I hope this one works out and proves to be sustainable. I'd think there are lots of people connecting in DFW and IAH for this very route. MTY in my mind would as much if not more sense, as it could serve as a connecting point for the northern and western portion of the country for which MEX makes l...

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by lesfalls
Mon Aug 09, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 104175

Re: AF launching PTP-YUL/JFK

Nice routes, long overdue, especially after the failure of the ATL ones. I suppose what people are suggesting AF could have an operation like Copa does. I think the yields and cost basis just wouldn't make it work. One can't compare costs of running an airline in France with running one in Panama. ...

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by lesfalls
Fri Aug 06, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue/JMP going forward with JFK terminal 6 project
Replies: 79
Views: 13207

Re: JetBlue/JMP going forward with JFK terminal 6 project

New renderings available on the redevelopment website: https://www.anewjfk.com/jetblueterminal6/ Looks like a part where some gates were to be built at the T7 end has been turned into hardstand space, but other than that it looks quite similar to previous renderings, with the addition of a new grou...

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by lesfalls
Thu Aug 05, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 104175

Re: AF launching PTP-YUL/JFK

For curiosity’s sake, what exactly would prevent AF from being able to fly pax from their South American stations, to North American stations, via the French Caribbean stops? Say GIG-JFK, stopping in FDF? Probably wouldn’t make any money and given codeshares/JVs it wouldn’t make much sense, so just...

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by lesfalls
Thu Aug 05, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 356
Views: 83420

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Someone83 wrote:
787-9 LN598 - ex LN-LNO/G-CJUL


This one is reported being at SNN for paint into Norse's livery


they are due to announce the logo on the 10th. Possible coincidence?

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by lesfalls
Thu Aug 05, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 104175

Re: AF launching PTP-YUL/JFK

Times for JFK PTP 16:00-JFK 20:00 36 JFK 08:30-JFK 13:55 47 Seems their fitting it in-between their current timed flights in the Caribbean B6 is also flying the route 3x weekly with 320/321 aircraft. This means there's a market for 2 carriers with AF possibly aiming the service at the French diaspor...

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by lesfalls
Thu Jul 29, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Amendment Agreement for IAG's Acquisition of Air Europa
Replies: 462
Views: 97069

Re: Updated: Amendment Agreement for IAG's Acquisition of Air Europa

I have wondered about this too - Clearly, it is nothing but the hold they over the EU. All of this despite IB/UX’s combined share not even reaching the share that LH/AF/KL have at their hubs. Without a dominant carrier, MAD will never get any route diversity. It will just be the same old high deman...

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by lesfalls
Mon Jul 26, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 104175

Re: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://youtu.be/IAvw7a8QS2Q



when is it expected to join the fleet?
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mercure1 wrote:
Here is first AF A220 out of paint shop

Image

Video of painting
https://youtu.be/IAvw7a8QS2Q



when is it expected to join the fleet?

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by lesfalls
Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2052
Views: 497509

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

I imagine ITA will not be in Skyteam (at least at launch)? Tried to look through the thread but didn't see an answer. Believe the ruling was that they would have to leave the FF programme behind and thus the new entity will have to divorce itself from SkyTeam from the start. Not sure if this was al...

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by lesfalls
Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2052
Views: 497509

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

IAD I would expect is the lowest in terms of profit out of all of them (with the others being the main markets where profit is visible) so I don’t see the case for it as its barely operate for 2 years previously. All the other destinations have been served by AZ for a long time.

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by lesfalls
Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 578
Views: 66882

Re: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread

TAP new CEO announced: Christine Ourmieres-Widener https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/airlines-lessors/former-flybe-head-become-tap-portugal-ceo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christine_Ourmi%C3%A8res-Widener Ex CEO of Cityjet, (who ceased scheduled operations), ex CEO of Flybe (who ceased opera...

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by lesfalls
Fri Jul 16, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 461
Views: 66938

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Interesting article about Wizz and Ryanair: https://www.google.com/search?q=Can+Wizz+challenge+Ryanair+as+king+of+Europe%27s+skies%3F It's the first link: "Can Wizz challenge Ryanair as king of Europe's skies?" It looks like in 2028 Wizz won't have A320 and 321 in their fleet anymore, onl...

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by lesfalls
Thu Jul 15, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 461
Views: 66938

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

After announcing the open skies agreement with Armenia, Wizz offers flights from Vienna. https://en.armradio.am/2021/07/06/wizz-air-to-start-vienna-yerevan-flights/ Wizz Air's first flight to Morocco: https://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2021/07/343342/hungary-s-wizz-air-launches-first-african-flight-t...

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by lesfalls
Fri Jul 09, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair adds long-haul from Sweden: ARN-MIA/BKK/HKT
Replies: 63
Views: 13665

Re: Finnair adds long-haul from Sweden: ARN-MIA/BKK/HKT

konkret wrote:
Is there any particular reason why AY flies BGO-ARN?

The flight has been around for a couple of years with it being in codeshare with Wideroe enabling domestic connections in Norway. Thats all I can know.

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by lesfalls
Mon Jul 05, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many aircraft had Ryanair based in Stansted 2019?
Replies: 11
Views: 2590

Re: How many aircraft had Ryanair based in Stansted 2019?

How many aircraft do they have based YOY since they opened the base? Otherwise how many aircraft are based at STN now?

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by lesfalls
Mon Jul 05, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biman Bangladesh Airlines non-stop to Toronto
Replies: 29
Views: 7237

Re: Biman Bangladesh Airlines non-stop to Toronto

Airside transit (including no baggage transfer) is allowed on International to International and US to International flights. A passport check is done during the transfer. The only reason airside transit is not allowed on International to US flights is because, as noted, US Customs is cleared in YY...

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by lesfalls
Mon Jul 05, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 48
Views: 8062

Re: Italian Aviation Thread - 2021

Aosta-Olbia bookable here - seems to be operated by Luxwing, a Maltese airline http://www.viaggidellarco.it/volo/ Website doesn't work well if you try to get Chrome to translate from Italian to another language - best to just use it in Italian It says it will be operated by Skyalps according to the...

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by lesfalls
Mon Jul 05, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1190
Views: 221394

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

MavyWavyATR wrote:
Anyone think Avelo will try to go for some of the former DY/LE 737 MAX-8's down the road?


With the Max problems still visible do you think they would consider it even?

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by lesfalls
Mon Jul 05, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 48
Views: 8062

Re: Italian Aviation Thread - 2021

davidjohnson6 wrote:
SkyAlps are planning to operate 1x weekly (Sunday) between Aosta and Olbia on Sundays in late August / early September.


Bookable or Charter?

I heard that their Bolzano-PMF-FCO will be removing the stop at PMF making it direct Bolzano-FCO. Any other details about that?

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by lesfalls
Fri Jul 02, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 209
Views: 31970

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

OA260 wrote:
Binter inaugural of LPA-MRS today operated by E195 Reg EC - NPU. Flight took 3 hrs 11 mins.


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2x weekly?

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by lesfalls
Fri Jul 02, 2021 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 209
Views: 31970

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

https://fly-news.es/aviacion-comercial/ ... rbus-a330/
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Aura airlines receiving their first A330:

https://fly-news.es/aviacion-comercial/ ... rbus-a330/

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by lesfalls
Tue Jun 22, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: IAG has reopened a fresh competition for narrowbody jets
Replies: 165
Views: 27298

Re: B737MAX Still considered for IAGs future fleet

Off topic but hasn't Luis been much more quite and off the scenes compared to Willie Wash, considering how he's the leader of IAG?

This is the first time he's spoken out if I'm not mistaken.

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by lesfalls
Tue Jun 22, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 209
Views: 31970

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/uepfly_d ... 44226-qzFG
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UEP to announce first destinations in 4 days: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/uepfly_d ... 44226-qzFG

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by lesfalls
Tue Jun 22, 2021 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 745
Views: 142680

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Singapore Airlines adds Copenhagen-Rome with 3 weekly flights from 16 July. Flights will be operated by Airbus A350-900s Schedule: SQ352 CPH-FCO 08:15-10:35 TueFriSun A359 SQ351 FCO-CPH 08:35-11:00 MonWedSat A359 Link in Danish: https://finalcall.travel/da/wow-singapore-airlines-aabner-rute-mellem-...

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