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by 720B
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: After Losing Avianca, Efromovich Eyes Alitalia
Replies: 2
Views: 1077

After Losing Avianca, Efromovich Eyes Alitalia

As per Bloomberg, German Efromovich, the ousted chairman of Colombian airline Avianca, is eyeing a comeback via Italy. Efromovich wants to buy a stake in the bankrupt Italian flag-carrier Alitalia SpA, financial daily Il Sole 24 Ore reported, citing a phone interview. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/...

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by 720B
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Pilots Say Avianca Deal Violates Scope Clause In Their Contract
Replies: 42
Views: 7974

United Pilots Say Avianca Deal Violates Scope Clause In Their Contract

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/2019/06/18/united-pilots-say-avianca-deal-violates-scope-clause-in-their-contract/#1c712f684f0b Interesting read. From the article: "The United chapter of the Air Line Pilots filed a grievance on June 6. In a report to members, Grievance Committee Chairman J...

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by 720B
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Rouge A321 Collides With Weather Balloon
Replies: 1
Views: 2240

Air Canada Rouge A321 Collides With Weather Balloon

https://simpleflying.com/air-canada-wea ... collision/
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As per Simply Flying, an Air Canada Rouge A321 flying from Barbados to Canada collided with a weather balloon. No damage to airplane

https://simpleflying.com/air-canada-wea ... collision/

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by 720B
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia with the A350 to Bogota
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Iberia with the A350 to Bogota

As per link below (spanish only), Iberia will start using the A350-900 XWB on its Bogota - Madrid flights, as of Oct 27th This is the first A350 scheduled service to Bogota https://www.aviacol.net/noticias/iberia-vuelo-madrid-bogota-airbus-a350.html?fbclid=IwAR3K5KqwgWUkXTzjflD2poQpZ4Do-KyLkzC7RunpA...

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by 720B
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American adds Boeing 737 MAX 8 Bogota service from Dec 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

American adds Boeing 737 MAX 8 Bogota service from Dec 2019

As per Airline routes, American will switch two of the 3 daily Miami - Bogota flights to B737 Max8. The other servcice will remain flown by A319. Back in the day American used to fly A300, B767 and 757 on this segment https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284792/american-adds-boeing-737-...

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by 720B
Thu May 30, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger aboard U.K.-bound flight dies in Ottawa
Replies: 6
Views: 2425

Passenger aboard U.K.-bound flight dies in Ottawa

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ottawa-plane-passenger-death-dallas-london-1.5155453?fbclid=IwAR141apK512nrnjrkxtALfHwcTZeg2cjDfzurZaZ_HE7ziYRgdd5udR_1JU As per CBC news, A 52-year-old man went into cardiac arrest on a flight from Dallas to London and was pronounced dead after the plane made a...

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by 720B
Mon May 27, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China southern A380 receives siginificant hail damage
Replies: 17
Views: 5961

China southern A380 receives siginificant hail damage

As per Sam Chui's website, a China southern A380 encountered stormy weather and suffered hail damage Link below has photos and more information https://samchui.com/2019/05/27/china-southern-airlines-airbus-a380-receives-significant-hail-damage/?fbclid=IwAR3-IJptlXVy0pRewd4w1sDNnBc-KiGYvnvDYH6hiW0KCo...

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by 720B
Fri May 24, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial
Replies: 774
Views: 95428

Boeing Brasil – Commercial is the new name of Embraer

As per Sam Chui's website, Boeing Brasil – Commercial. is the new name of the partnership between Boeing and Embraer https://samchui.com/2019/05/24/boeing-brazil-commercial-is-the-new-name-of-embraer/?fbclid=IwAR0c6yrNqJXbB24bxrMRarYTC1mhlDYy1jCp2lju0BORYjA5t-Puh7KXqwI#.XOfEPBZKhEZ As part of the ag...

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by 720B
Tue May 14, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada leasing Omni planes for the Vancouver - Hawaii route
Replies: 16
Views: 5003

Air Canada leasing Omni planes for the Vancouver - Hawaii route

As per Airline routes, Air Canada will be leasing Omni International B767-200 ER during June and July for the Vancouver - Hawaii route https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284310/air-canada-june-july-2019-vancouver-hawaii-service-changes/ Vancouver – Honolulu 02JUN19 – 31JUL19 Omni Air ...

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by 720B
Tue May 14, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta NW19 South America aircraft changes
Replies: 0
Views: 769

Delta NW19 South America aircraft changes

As per Airline routes, this coming winter Delta will be adjusting operational aircraft on some South America routes https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284331/delta-nw19-south-america-aircraft-changes-as-of-13may19/ Atlanta – Bogota eff 27OCT19 767-300ER replaces 757-200 Atlanta – Lima...

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by 720B
Mon May 13, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways A330-200 operating Air Canada YUL - CDG this summer
Replies: 4
Views: 1604

Qatar Airways A330-200 operating Air Canada YUL - CDG this summer

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284309/air-canada-s19-montreal-paris-service-changes-as-of-10may19/ Ad per Airline routes. 1 of 2 daily service will be operated by Qatar Airways A330-200, replacing A330-300, subject to Government Approval. AC884 YUL1750 – 0630+1CDG 77W D AC2400 YUL...

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by 720B
Sat May 11, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 464
Views: 104174

Avianca's first 787-9 is almost ready

https://twitter.com/JenSchuld/status/11 ... 6890428416

It will be registered as N797AV
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Plane was seen already painted on May 3rd . Looks great

https://twitter.com/JenSchuld/status/11 ... 6890428416

It will be registered as N797AV

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by 720B
Fri May 10, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 47
Views: 8021

Re: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

From globe and mail. Seems truck hit plane 3 times... https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/toronto/article-one-person-remains-in-hospital-after-plane-fuel-truck-collide-at/?fbclid=IwAR3eO2u5JFyCeM25wFMLTLxVaAq1LyFNEPDKY1FwZycHZNitZraCVU3lxLs "A spokeswoman for Peel Regional Police said the tr...

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by 720B
Fri May 10, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 47
Views: 8021

Re: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ ... -1.5130624
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Updated:

5 people, including pilot and co-pilot, were injured and tanker truck driver charged, according to Peel police

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ ... -1.5130624

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by 720B
Fri May 10, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 47
Views: 8021

Re: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ ... -1.5130624
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Updated:

5 people, including pilot and co-pilot, were injured and tanker truck driver charged, according to Peel police

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ ... -1.5130624

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by 720B
Fri May 10, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 47
Views: 8021

Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ ... -1.5130624
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News are reporting three people were taken to hospital after an Air Canada Jazz plane and a fuel tanker truck collided at Toronto Pearson International airport as the plane was taxiing

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ ... -1.5130624

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by 720B
Thu May 09, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viva Air Peru adds Cartagena service from June 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 339

Viva Air Peru adds Cartagena service from June 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... june-2019/
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As per airline routes, Viva Air Peru will adds Cartagena to its network as of June 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... june-2019/

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by 720B
Wed May 08, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon
Replies: 19
Views: 4444

BIMAN DASH-8 Q400 CRASH IN YANGOON

https://samchui.com/2019/05/08/breaking ... NLuHhRKhEb
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As reported by Sam Chui's website, a Biman Q400 skidded off the runway. No report of fatalities, but there are injured passengers

https://samchui.com/2019/05/08/breaking ... NLuHhRKhEb

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by 720B
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca majority shareholder breaches United loan conditions
Replies: 26
Views: 5201

Avianca majority shareholder breaches United loan conditions

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... co-457770/
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As per flightglobal, Avianca majority shareholder breached United loan conditions. Wonder if this could open the door to United controlling Avianca.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... co-457770/

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by 720B
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to expand service to Colombia
Replies: 16
Views: 2802

KLM to expand service to Colombia

As per Airline routes, the Amsterdam - Bogota - Cartagena - Amsterdam flight will be operated daily between Jan 09 to Feb 22 - 2020. Right now there are 5 flights / week and frequency will be increased to 6 flights / week (year round) from Oct 27th - 2019 They must be doing well. They started with 3...

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by 720B
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights delayed, cancelled by GPS rollover Date bug
Replies: 3
Views: 713

Flights delayed, cancelled by GPS rollover Date bug

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/04/gps-rollover-apparently-cause-of-multiple-flight-delays-groundings/ According to reports on social media, at least one KLM flight—a Boeing 777 bound from Amsterdam to Bogota—and flights involving as many as 15 Boeing 777s and 787s in China were ...

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by 720B
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca News. Barcelona being increased to 10 x week / Munich reduced to 4 x week
Replies: 0
Views: 810

Avianca News. Barcelona being increased to 10 x week / Munich reduced to 4 x week

As per Airline routes, Avianca is reducing Munich to 4 x week https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/283768/avianca-2q19-munich-frequency-changes/ And increasing Barcelona to 10 x week (03JUL19 to 11SEP19 ) https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/283769/avianca-increases-barcelo...

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by 720B
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroMexico delays Cali (CLO) launch to June 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 332

AeroMexico delays Cali (CLO) launch to June 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -june-2019
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As per airline routes, this service, originally planned to start in May; will now being mid-June

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -june-2019

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by 720B
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American "A380"
Replies: 22
Views: 6670

American "A380"

This is an article on Venezuela's main newspaper about AA cancelling. flights to Venezuela. Just found hilarious they used a crappy photoshoped photo displaying an A380 on AA colors. It even seems to have the nose of a 777 http://www.eluniversal.com/economia/36473/alav-american-airlines-cancelo-vuel...

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by 720B
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colombia's Avianca cancels 17 Airbus plane orders, delays 35 deliveries
Replies: 28
Views: 5684

Colombia's Avianca cancels 17 Airbus plane orders, delays 35 deliveries

As per flight global, Colombia's Avianca canceled 17 Airbus plane orders, delays 35 deliveries until 2026 ( originally planned for 2020). Avianca said this would reduce its financial commitments between 2020 and 2022 by $2.6 billion. The Colombian carrier has shifted its strategy to focus on profita...

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by 720B
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada temporary suspends flights to India
Replies: 0
Views: 946

Air Canada temporary suspends flights to India

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/ ... wned-jets/
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Air Canada has temporarily suspended service to India, following a decision by the Pakistani government to close its airspace

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/ ... wned-jets/

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by 720B
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca's new regional airline in Colombia to start operations in March
Replies: 0
Views: 593

Avianca's new regional airline in Colombia to start operations in March

According to El Tiempo (a Colombian newspaper). 'Express Americas' will start operating next month. It is supposed to create new direct point to point routes, without the need to connect in Bogota or Medellin. See link below (in Spanish only) https://www.eltiempo.com/economia/empresas/regional-expre...

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by 720B
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates' Business Model without the A380?
Replies: 107
Views: 16601

Re: Emirates' Business Model without the A380?

The A380 was just a poor quality product. No it isn't. It is one of (or even) the most comfortable aircraft ever. It just doesn't sell well. To RJMAZ Jeez, where were you when Airbus was looking for a quality manager? You could have saved the program. Jokes aside, yours is by far the most pompous a...

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by 720B
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOG gets USA pre clearance in less than a year
Replies: 80
Views: 9492

Re: BOG gets USA pre clearance in less than a year

I like the idea. It can't be worst that those long times in Miami or Houston. Last time I transited via Houston (Jan 2018) had a 3 hour layover, and despite the flight being on time I missed my connection to Toronto. I think it should work, and hopefully does

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by 720B
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian reduces South America frequency from March 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Ethiopian reduces South America frequency from March 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... arch-2019/
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As per routes on line, service will be reduced from 7 to 3 weekly frequencies; so perhaps the demand is not there

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... arch-2019/

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by 720B
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOG gets USA pre clearance in less than a year
Replies: 80
Views: 9492

Re: BOG gets USA pre clearance in less than a year

.. Uhhhh … Colombia? Who got bribed? Gotta be KIDDING me ... Not all Colombians are dishonest people, and not all dishonest people are Colombians.... There is dishonest people everywhere, as a Colombian I find your comment very offensive. I wish people would stick to talk about aviation Of course n...

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by 720B
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOG gets USA pre clearance in less than a year
Replies: 80
Views: 9492

Re: BOG gets USA pre clearance in less than a year

F27500 wrote:
.. Uhhhh … Colombia? Who got bribed? Gotta be KIDDING me ...


Not all Colombians are dishonest people, and not all dishonest people are Colombians.... There is dishonest people everywhere, as a Colombian I find your comment very offensive. I wish people would stick to talk about aviation

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by 720B
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Avianca Moves Toward Drone Inspections
Replies: 0
Views: 881

Avianca Moves Toward Drone Inspections

https://www.mro-network.com/technology/ ... nspections
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As per .mro-network.com, Avianca is evaluating use of drones to shorten airplane maintenance and inspection times


https://www.mro-network.com/technology/ ... nspections

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by 720B
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Airports Taking-Off by 2025 | The B1M channel
Replies: 5
Views: 1494

5 Airports Taking-Off by 2025 | The B1M channel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JUr4NsPZ_0
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found this interesting video on you tube. Video rights beling to The B1M. Just re-posting as I find the link quite interesting


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JUr4NsPZ_0

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by 720B
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates SkyCargo and Avianca team up for a weekly B777 freighter to Bogota
Replies: 0
Views: 464

Emirates SkyCargo and Avianca team up for a weekly B777 freighter to Bogota

Emirates SkyCargo and Avianca are developing a "deeper partnership" with the launch of a new South American trade lane for the Middle East carrier, a weekly Boeing 777 freighter service to Bogota. The Colombian capital will become Emirates SkyCargo’s sixth cargo destination in South Americ...

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by 720B
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 6758

Re: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe

Extra 3 frequencies to Bogota already on sale. Schedules as follow: IB6587 MAD-BOG 1820-2130 1-3-5-- A346 IB6588 BOG-MAD 2330-1630 1-3-5-- A346 It'll operate year round together with the daily departure from MAD 12:10h, which returns from Bogota at 17:00h. I am not sure if the schedule will go well...

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by 720B
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 6758

Re: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe

Extra 3 frequencies to Bogota already on sale. Schedules as follow: IB6587 MAD-BOG 1820-2130 1-3-5-- A346 IB6588 BOG-MAD 2330-1630 1-3-5-- A346 It'll operate year round together with the daily departure from MAD 12:10h, which returns from Bogota at 17:00h. I am not sure if the schedule will go well...

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by 720B
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia increases Bogota service in S19
Replies: 3
Views: 682

Iberia increases Bogota service in S19

As per airline routes, Iberia will fly 10/weekly to Bogota for the 2019 summer season. (up from 7 weekly) https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282367/iberia-increases-bogota-service-in-s19/ IB6585 MAD1210 – 1520BOG 346 D IB6587 MAD1820 – 2130BOG 346 135 IB6586 BOG1700 – 1000+1MAD 346 D ...

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by 720B
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca turns 100 years this year
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Avianca turns 100 years this year

Nice summary from Bogota's English newspaper https://thebogotapost.com/avianca-turns-100-a-century-in-the-skies-for-colombias-national-carrier/34085/ I think the official anniversary is December 5th , let's see how the Airline tackles all the current challenges Happy 100th birthday Avianca Wikipedia...

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by 720B
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Argentina adds Sao Paulo service from Feb 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Avianca Argentina adds Sao Paulo service from Feb 2019

As per airline routes, the airline will start its first international service; with a Buenos Aires aeroparque - Sao Paulo service. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282309/avianca-argentina-adds-sao-paulo-service-from-feb-2019/ A07002 AEP1015 – 1305GRU 320 D A07006 AEP1920 – 2210GRU ...

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by 720B
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 968
Views: 135367

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

Not exactly part of the topic, but I recently watched a movie about a plane and a terrorist. The movie is from the 60's (starred by Jack Lord, Hawaii 5-0). On the movie, the plane in question is referred to as the "Boeing 797" (the mockups used on movie resembles a 707) https://www.imdb.co...

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by 720B
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Fly From Barcelona To Mexico City – Fifth Freedom Flight Approved
Replies: 3
Views: 1741

Re: Emirates To Fly From Barcelona To Mexico City – Fifth Freedom Flight Approved

Seems Emirates will finally connect middle east and Mexico; via Spain; as per this link from Jan 1st. https://simpleflying.com/emirates-barcelona-to-mexico-city/ There is another active thread on this, with that very same, dubious, link being posted yesterday. Oh, and your title - should this threa...

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by 720B
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Fly From Barcelona To Mexico City – Fifth Freedom Flight Approved
Replies: 3
Views: 1741

Emirates To Fly From Barcelona To Mexico City – Fifth Freedom Flight Approved

https://simpleflying.com/emirates-barce ... xico-city/
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Seems Emirates will finally connect middle east and Mexico; via Spain; as per this link from Jan 1st.

https://simpleflying.com/emirates-barce ... xico-city/

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by 720B
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV ends BOG-MVD as of Mar 19'
Replies: 24
Views: 3500

Re: AV ends BOG-MVD as of Mar 19'

"Another one bites the dust!" This airline is a complete disaster with a very well known history of starting routes and dropping them short after... So was Brasilia which was tried first through Lima, then through Bogota until it got canceled when the route was finally working out... San ...

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by 720B
Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American outlines A321neo network for 2019 Q2
Replies: 39
Views: 9199

American outlines A321neo network for 2019 Q2

As per Airline routes American Airlines filed planned Airbus A321neo routes https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282130/american-outlines-a321neo-network-in-2q19 Los Angeles – Orlando 02APR19 – 02MAY19 1 daily (AA2361/219) Phoenix – Anchorage 06JUN19 – 19AUG19 1 daily (AA1413/1372) Phoe...

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by 720B
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to seek reduction in Airbus order
Replies: 5
Views: 1446

Avianca to seek reduction in Airbus order

As per Reuters, they want to reduce the order from a 100 to just 50 planes (at the time of the order few years ago was the largest 1 time order by any Latin american airline).They also mention the possibility of an strategic alliance with Lufthansa https://www.reuters.com/article/avianca-holding-luf...

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by 720B
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Search off Japanese coast underway after Marine Corps C-130 and F/A-18 fighter jet crash
Replies: 16
Views: 2931

Search off Japanese coast underway after Marine Corps C-130 and F/A-18 fighter jet crash

https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2018/12/05/search-and-rescue-off-japanese-coast-underway-after-marine-corps-c-130-and-fa-18-fighter-jet-crash/ Search and rescue operations were underway off the Japanese coast early Thursday local time after a Marine Corps C-130 and F/A-18 fig...

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by 720B
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Continental close to sealing deal on Avianca loan, partnership: WSJ
Replies: 14
Views: 3563

Re: United Continental close to sealing deal on Avianca loan, partnership: WSJ

according to Colombia's news outlets, the loan is around US $ 465 million dollars That's a big loan for a group with ~130 aircraft. It will be interesting to see what security UA gets: equity conversion rights, board seats, aircraft collateral... German Efromovich (main stock holder) own stock is t...

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by 720B
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Continental close to sealing deal on Avianca loan, partnership: WSJ
Replies: 14
Views: 3563

Re: United Continental close to sealing deal on Avianca loan, partnership: WSJ

Nicknuzzii wrote:
Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Avianca already serve EWR?


It does, from El Salvador, not from Bogota

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by 720B
Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Continental close to sealing deal on Avianca loan, partnership: WSJ
Replies: 14
Views: 3563

Re: United Continental close to sealing deal on Avianca loan, partnership: WSJ

according to Colombia's news outlets, the loan is around US $ 465 million dollars The JV needs to be approved in the following countries: Agentina, Belice, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guyana, Guyana Francesa, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, Sur...

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