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by chunhimlai
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: CX Group completed acquisition of HK Express (UO)
Replies: 132
Views: 1010

Re: Official: CX Group completed acquisition of HK Express (UO)

I think UO will drop NRT / HND / NGO / BKK and let CX operate Some of the short-haul Chinese and south Asia KA route like DVO / KWL / CSX / CNX will transfer to UO as well For HND - can UO even "transfer" those slots over to CX anyway? I don't see them dropping NRT - the market difference...

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by chunhimlai
Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: CX Group completed acquisition of HK Express (UO)
Replies: 132
Views: 1010

Re: Official: CX Group completed acquisition of HK Express (UO)

I think UO will drop NRT / HND / NGO / BKK and let CX operate
Some of the short-haul Chinese and south Asia KA route like DVO / KWL / CSX / CNX will transfer to UO as well

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can DL Pacific gateway in SEA work?
Replies: 74
Views: 9223

Re: Can DL Pacific gateway in SEA work?

The trouble is that SEA is too small so DL cant grow as large as they wish

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium launches flights to FDF/PTP, MIA and FIH
Replies: 11
Views: 2333

Re: Air Belgium launches flights to FDF/PTP, MIA and FIH

Should they buy narrow-bodies for regional connection flught?

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by chunhimlai
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zurich Airport’s hub status is “at risk”, Lufthansa CEO warns
Replies: 20
Views: 8092

Re: Zurich Airport’s hub status is “at risk”, Lufthansa CEO warns

Should ZRH build parallel runway to increase capacity and reduce delay? You don't know the ZRH runway layout, do you... There's not really space to increase ops, but for the most part, landings are on Rwy 14 (10827 feet), with long haul departues from Rwy 16 (12139 feet). Short haul departures (and...

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by chunhimlai
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zurich Airport’s hub status is “at risk”, Lufthansa CEO warns
Replies: 20
Views: 8092

Re: Zurich Airport’s hub status is “at risk”, Lufthansa CEO warns

Should ZRH build parallel runway to increase capacity and reduce delay?

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by chunhimlai
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific and LH Group to expand Codesharing
Replies: 26
Views: 4174

Re: Cathay Pacific and LH Group to expand Codesharing

CX and LH joint venture the cargo operation long time before

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by chunhimlai
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM virtual look inside 787-10
Replies: 33
Views: 4891

Re: KLM virtual look inside 787-10

No premium economy?

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at LHR
Replies: 63
Views: 11954

Re: Delta at LHR

Should DL restart inter-europe service in LHR after Brexit?

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran's Mahan Air has launched Shenzhen-Tehran direct flights on A340-600
Replies: 3
Views: 1216

Re: Iran's Mahan Air has launched Shenzhen-Tehran direct flights on A340-600

Lufthansa wrote:
Big Question, why SZX and not HKG? Do the Iranians have business interests there or perhaps the Chinese mainland government
looks at the more favourably than the HKG administration?


SZX has subsidies and HKG has not
Btw they just swap 1 weekly frequency from IKA-CAN route

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 68
Views: 9213

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

Who is supposed to use this airport? LOT can't even fill their aircrafts now. {Ironic on[It is planned as "THE MEGA HUB", so everyone....or not[/Ironic of] The passenger growth rates of Warsaw Chopin airport are good, these are fast growing. The number of fllights seems to be stable, so m...

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport/Lounge Gyms
Replies: 7
Views: 753

Re: Airport/Lounge Gyms

Cathay open a yoga room in their HKG The Pier lounge

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is SQ still interested to start SIN-SYD-LAX/SIN-AKL-LAX?
Replies: 14
Views: 2158

Re: Is SQ still interested to start SIN-SYD-LAX/SIN-AKL-LAX?

They do it now
but AKL/SYD-SIN-LAX instead

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did AA choose ORD as its TPAC Gateway instead of DFW?
Replies: 69
Views: 10112

Re: Why did AA choose ORD as its TPAC Gateway instead of DFW?

AA never fly more transpacific destination from ORD than DFW

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for Icelandair?
Replies: 80
Views: 12158

Re: What is next for Icelandair?

Buy a350/a380 and start new route to south America , Africa, Far east and oceania

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manston Airport to Reopen?
Replies: 27
Views: 3652

Re: Manston Airport to Reopen?

is it the only real 4F airport in UK?

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by chunhimlai
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 166
Views: 23205

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

The first global airline?

HQ and US east coast hub - MCO
US West coast hub - LAX
Europe and Africa hub - CDG
South Asia Hub - HKG
Centre Asia hub - PVG
Pacific hub - NRT

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by chunhimlai
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA Leasing A350
Replies: 124
Views: 23892

Re: SAA Leasing A350

Should JNB build a new terminal for SA expansion?

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 274
Views: 46999

Re: The BBC on BER: The airport with half a million faults

Half a million only?

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is there any reason to believe IAG would be interested by NMA?
Replies: 16
Views: 1969

Re: Is there any reason to believe IAG would be interested by NMA?

Should BA use B787/a350 on premium regional route like FRA/AMS/DUB/MAD/CDG?

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United drops GUM-HKG
Replies: 51
Views: 11110

Re: United drops GUM-HKG

UA just increase the frequency to 6weekly in last winter

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX congestion getting out of control?
Replies: 58
Views: 14659

Re: LAX congestion getting out of control?

Time to build new runways and new terminals

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is UA going to dehub GUM?
Replies: 11
Views: 1921

Re: Is UA going to dehub GUM?

How about to build 2nd runway and new terminal in Nimitz golf course?

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 30009

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

Will AS build new hub in DFW and operate in the new Terminal F exclusively?

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by chunhimlai
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic demands 150 slots at expanded Heathrow airport
Replies: 136
Views: 19314

Re: Virgin Atlantic demands 150 slots at expanded Heathrow airport

Do they have enough aircraft for 150 daily flights?

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by chunhimlai
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics
Replies: 70
Views: 6137

Re: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics

lhrsfosyd91 wrote:
Armadillo1 wrote:
Also kiev-moscow served by many companies


Do you mind sharing with us who flies between Kiev and Moscow?


It used to have >5 daily flights between the two cities

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by chunhimlai
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any update on the AN-225?
Replies: 4
Views: 1962

Re: Any update on the AN-225?

Could AN-225 be twin-engined?

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines ending U.S. service
Replies: 19
Views: 6264

Re: AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines ending U.S. service

OzarkD9S wrote:
chunhimlai wrote:

The problem is the frequency is too low,

They should increase the frequency to at least daily


Because if 2 flights a week is too much, 7 flights a week is just right? :rotfl:


the low frequency cannot attract business traveler

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay to resume Moscow?
Replies: 12
Views: 2712

Re: Cathay to resume Moscow?

Cathay IT department is a joke

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More details on BOOM SST at Paris. SFO to Toyko in 5.5 hours. First flight in 2020...
Replies: 102
Views: 12845

Re: More details on BOOM SST at Paris. SFO to Toyko in 5.5 hours. First flight in 2020...

This is pretty useless as a concept if Tokyo-San Francisco is the target market. A 5.5 hour flight time and the difference in local time (+9 to -8) between the departure and arrival airports has to be looked at in the context of night curfews in NRT and attractive customer timings. If you assume th...

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by chunhimlai
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Numbers
Replies: 52
Views: 5671

Re: Flight Numbers

Cathay Pacific 0000-0099 Cargo 0100-0199 Oceania 0200-0300 Europe 0300-0389 Europe+Mainland China 0400-0499 Korea+Taiwan 0500-0599 Japan 0600-0699 India 0700-0799 South Asia(except India/Philippine) 0800-0899 North America 0900-0999 Philippine 3000-3999 charter/test/cargo flight 5000-5999 Codeshare ...

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS
Replies: 49
Views: 9713

Re: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS

How about to allow JS to build 2nd hub in PUS to compete foreign airlines?

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by chunhimlai
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines ending U.S. service
Replies: 19
Views: 6264

Re: AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines ending U.S. service

The problem is the frequency is too low,

They should increase the frequency to at least daily

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport
Replies: 28
Views: 5470

Re: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport

IndianicWorld wrote:
To facilitate some of this growth in the short term at PKX, will this affect any of their CAN international network?

Given the scale of the Chinese market it may not, but will be interesting to see how their hub focus strategy works.


They cut US-CAN frequency in this summer

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to set up Malta Air
Replies: 61
Views: 9328

Re: Ryanair to set up Malta Air

Will MLT be next Dubai in Europe?

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by chunhimlai
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PVG Satellite Terminal Construction Update?
Replies: 2
Views: 586

Re: PVG Satellite Terminal Construction Update?

It is scheduled to be opened on September 2019

No airline is specified to use the concourse

There is underground linked T1 ,T2 and S1/S2( The two middle point of the concourse)

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AC future routes out of YVR
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: AC future routes out of YVR

YVR-SGN
YVR-MNL
YVR-DPS
YVR-CEB

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by chunhimlai
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS scraps on board duty free to save weight
Replies: 30
Views: 5592

Re: SAS scraps on board duty free to save weight

If a passenger buys items at the airport, the money goes to the duty free shop operator and the airport - the airline will see no money from that transaction If a passenger buys on a plane, the airline sees some money. Many airport have revenue-sharing scheme on with the dominant airline, like STN ...

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by chunhimlai
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market
Replies: 49
Views: 6827

Re: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market

I’m surprised to find the largest TPAC route from JFK is Seoul, not Tokyo. What about the overall TPAC traffic from NYC including both JFK and EWR? Which city in APAC is the largest destination from NYC? The figure shows LAX -NRT only LAX-HND has 234158 passenger from 01-11/2018 What’s the tally of...

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by chunhimlai
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Virgin Atlantic ordering/leasing 14 A330-900neo's plus 6 options
Replies: 178
Views: 32520

Re: Reuters: Virgin Atlantic Close to A330neo order

Should VS phase out all b787 in favour of A350-A330neo fleet?

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by chunhimlai
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market
Replies: 49
Views: 6827

Re: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market

Which airport id more slot constrained
SFO or LAX?

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by chunhimlai
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market
Replies: 49
Views: 6827

Re: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market

Largest mainland-APAC markets YE09/2018 1. LAX-ICN - 1,091,113 2. SFO-HKG - 1,045,964 3. LAX-TPE - 1,011,489 4. LAX-HKG - 1,001,436 5. LAX-SYD - 918,232 6. SFO-TPE - 898,017 7. LAX-NRT - 878,144 8. LAX-PVG - 822,517 9. JFK-ICN - 690,404 10. SFO-ICN - 677,909 (Note: These are airport pairs. If city-...

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by chunhimlai
Fri May 31, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest non-hub AA stations?
Replies: 57
Views: 9531

Re: Largest non-hub AA stations?

LHR 21 mainline

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by chunhimlai
Tue May 28, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: the current korean air safety video is very old
Replies: 19
Views: 1890

Re: the current korean air safety video is very old

Yes because general Kim Jong Un is not shown in the video.

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by chunhimlai
Sun May 26, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DFW-HKG and adding more flights?
Replies: 35
Views: 5166

Re: DFW-HKG and adding more flights?

How about hour shuttle between two airport via a320ulr/bcs1-ulr?

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by chunhimlai
Sat May 18, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will DL return to Hong Kong anytime soon?
Replies: 111
Views: 13454

Re: Will DL return to Hong Kong anytime soon?

You can chartered DL flight to Hong Kong

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