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by AC330
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New European route from YHZ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2391

Re: New European route from YHZ?

I'm guessing from the picture... they are re-opening the observation lounge And that qualifies as a new flight? ;) If you read the Facebook post nowhere does it mention a new flight... rather the airport has news. Hey guess what, it's Friday and Halifax airport Facebook just announced the observati...

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by AC330
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New European route from YHZ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2391

New European route from YHZ?

Halifax Stanfield has made both a Facebook and Instagram post today about an exciting announcement to be made on Friday morning. In their Instagram stories they have suggested that this announcement may very well be regarding a new flight to Europe. Will be interesting to see if it is something alto...

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by AC330
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CANADA JETLINES getting ready to fly
Replies: 119
Views: 24171

Re: CANADA JETLINES getting ready to fly

This airline has become exhausting to hear about. I don't know how anyone in their right mind could book travel with them and have absolutely any confidence that the service would actually operate. In the years that we have been hearing about them they have changed their minds time and time again ab...

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by AC330
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Business cabin on Swiss CS3/A220-300
Replies: 1
Views: 490

Business cabin on Swiss CS3/A220-300

I’ve just booked a flight on the Swiss CS3/A220-300 and am curious about the business cabin. According to the airline website and seat guru, the aircraft has 6 rows of business class, 30 seats, the C and E seats being blocked for extra space. When I booked however, the seatmap consisted of only the ...

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by AC330
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta, WestJet to form JV
Replies: 53
Views: 8056

Re: Delta, WestJet to form JV

Delta flew ATL-YHZ on Saturday only for 1-2 summers three or four years ago if I remember correctly. Delta is quite weak in YHZ at the moment. I was lucky enough to catch that YHZ-ATL service once while it was in existence. It was great. At that time DL was also doing DTW and LGA from YHZ. Now they...

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by AC330
Mon May 28, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Crown Flights
Replies: 32
Views: 8154

Re: British Crown Flights

In 2011 The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge travelled to Canada and the USA a few months after their marriage. They flew from the UK to Canada on one of the Canadian Governments CC-150 Polaris aircraft (A310) however they returned to the UK aboard a BA regularly scheduled flight from LAX. The Duke a...

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by AC330
Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 20323

Re: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018

Interesting schedule update for AC in YHZ. With the loss of the 767 on flights to LHR and YHZ there would have been a significant void left in available cargo space. Which is mostly comprised of lobster. Looks like AC will for the time being send this cargo via YUL with one round trip per day YUL-YH...

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by AC330
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YHZ upgrading 2017-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 2349

Re: YHZ upgrading 2017-2019

The terminal at YHZ has been under construction for years. Once one project finishes, another begins. It is beyond overcrowded on the departures level and the HIAA continues to pursue retail opportunities that further reduce passenger seating and the size of the gate areas. This time of year especia...

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by AC330
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated Air Canada fleet plan calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 22555

Re: Updated Air Canada fleet plan calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019

AC has officially MAXed AC860/AC861 YHZ-LHR-YHZ as of April 4th, 2018. No more scheduled AC widebody service in Halifax to LHR or YYZ.

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by AC330
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 20323

Re: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018

The Air Canada Enroute magazine has shown YHZ-FRA on the route map for a few months now. Would absolutely love to see that announced on the 737 Max 8. With Condor already operating YHZ-FRA and YHZ-MUC seasonally on 767-300’s, surely AC could make this work! Would be nice to see AC add a new internat...

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by AC330
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airport 2017 Year-End Passenger Stats
Replies: 67
Views: 7663

Re: Canadian Airport 2017 Year-End Passenger Stats

YHZ surpassed the 4 million mark with 4,083,188 passengers in 2017, a 4.5% increase over the record set the previous year.

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by AC330
Sat Jul 04, 2015 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Launched Halifax-Gatwick
Replies: 41
Views: 9981

RE: Air Transat Launched Halifax-Gatwick

I don't think these flights have a huge effect on the loads of the <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> service. Also, this is not a new route so I'm not sure why the title of this thread suggests it is. Air Transat has operated this route for years in the summer season only the past several sum...

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by AC330
Tue May 05, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YHZ To USA Service Reductions
Replies: 6
Views: 1345

RE: YHZ To USA Service Reductions

I am aware of the <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> and <acronym title="WestJet (Canada)">WS</acronym> service to Florida that are seasonal and have wrapped up for the 2014/2015 season. It's the summer service that seems to have dwindled, particularly in the upcoming summer 2015 season. <acro...

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by AC330
Tue May 05, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YHZ To USA Service Reductions
Replies: 6
Views: 1345

YHZ To USA Service Reductions

I have been looking at the schedules this summer from <acronym title="Halifax - Robert L Stanfield International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym> to the USA and have noticed that there is a significant decrease in service this season. In addition to the loss of year round <acronym t...

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by AC330
Sun May 03, 2015 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat To Have YUL-YHZ Summer Route
Replies: 7
Views: 3568

RE: Air Transat To Have YUL-YHZ Summer Route

TS will operate <acronym title="Halifax - Robert L Stanfield International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym>-<acronym title="St. John's - International (YYT / CYYT), Canada - Newfoundland">YYT</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> with...

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by AC330
Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Vs. US Transatlantic
Replies: 69
Views: 12667

RE: Canadian Vs. US Transatlantic

I would say it absolutely has to do with the relative lack of larger cities in Canada compared to the US. There are only so many hubs or gateways and therefore smaller cities are supporting more flights. One good example of this is <acronym title="Halifax - Robert L Stanfield International (YHZ / CY...

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by AC330
Tue Jan 27, 2015 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Europe Airpost To Resume CDG-YHZ His Summer
Replies: 9
Views: 2533

RE: Europe Airpost To Resume CDG-YHZ His Summer

I was a quite surprised to hear that Europe Airpost will return to Halifax this coming summer. After Westjet announced <acronym title="Halifax - Robert L Stanfield International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym>-<acronym title="Glasgow - International (Abbotsinch) (GLA / EGPF), Unite...

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by AC330
Sun Nov 23, 2014 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC New Safety Video
Replies: 15
Views: 5061

RE: AC New Safety Video

AC has already had this video taken down from other video sharing sites as this is not the final copy of their new in flight safety video. There were many continuity errors in this copy and it by no means is the final product. Stay tuned for the official video.

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by AC330
Mon Oct 20, 2014 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Route LPA-YYZ To Be Launched In Incentive Deal
Replies: 15
Views: 4996

RE: New Route LPA-YYZ To Be Launched In Incentive Deal

This reminds of a very brief time when Canada 3000 flew from Halifax to Tenerife on a 757, somewhere around year 2000 I believe.

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by AC330
Fri Oct 17, 2014 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TS To BUD In 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2900

RE: TS To BUD In 2015

Regarding the new <acronym title="Halifax - Robert L Stanfield International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym>-<acronym title="St. John's - International (YYT / CYYT), Canada - Newfoundland">YYT</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> se...

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by AC330
Sat Dec 21, 2013 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another 737-700 Transatlantic Service Next Summer
Replies: 23
Views: 23951

RE: Another 737-700 Transatlantic Service Next Summer

I was just having a conversation with a friend the other day about whether or not we would ever see a Halifax - Glasgow service again. Air Canada, Canada 3000, Zoom and FlyGlobespan have all offered flights in the past. I never would have guessed the service would originate in Paris and on Europe Ai...

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by AC330
Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Emirates Expansion In China?
Replies: 3
Views: 3235

Potential Emirates Expansion In China?

I'm curious to know whether or not Emirates has any interest in adding service to additional cities in China. Particularly Kunming, China in Yunnan province. China Eastern presently operates a twice weekly service to <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acro...

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by AC330
Sat Jul 13, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures Of AC High Density 777-300's?
Replies: 65
Views: 24324

Pictures Of AC High Density 777-300's?

Thanks SpaceshipDC10 !

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by AC330
Sat Jul 13, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures Of AC High Density 777-300's?
Replies: 65
Views: 24324

Pictures Of AC High Density 777-300's?

Have any pictures yet surfaced of the new high density cabin of Air Canada's latest 777-300? I am particularly interested in seeing what the Executive Class cabin looks like as well as Premium Economy.

AC330

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by AC330
Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Y+ Seating On UA 747-400
Replies: 0
Views: 4249

Y+ Seating On UA 747-400

I am hoping that somebody out there is very familiar with <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s 747-400 aircraft. I am scheduled to travel <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International ...

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by AC330
Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA/CO Diversions To YHZ
Replies: 4
Views: 2805

UA/CO Diversions To YHZ

So over the past couple of weeks I have seen on 4 different occasions a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>/CO aircraft arrive or depart from <acronym title="Halifax - Robert L Stanfield International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym> on what has been a diversion enro...

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by AC330
Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: IFE On UA 747-400
Replies: 12
Views: 9831

IFE On UA 747-400

So I made a booking today using Aeroplan points to travel to Australia and New Zealand this coming winter. When consulting seatguru.com for assistance in selecting the best seat I came across a shocking piece of information that really boggles my mind. United STILL to this day offers no personal vid...

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by AC330
Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Huntsman Spider In Australia!
Replies: 45
Views: 13335

RE: The Huntsman Spider In Australia!

Oh my god!!! See that is what I have heard of....them hiding in the sun visor in the car!!! I WOULD DIE!!! I don't care if the Huntsman is harmless, if it is on me, I AM HARMED!!! hahaha

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by AC330
Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Huntsman Spider In Australia!
Replies: 45
Views: 13335

RE: The Huntsman Spider In Australia!

HAHAHA I agree....as much as I <acronym title="Air Vallee (Italy)">DO</acronym> NOT want one of these creatures anywhere near me I WOULD be interested in seeing them but just in a very controlled environment. My worry is running into one in a hotel room or bathroom or car or WHEREVER I do NOT want o...

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by AC330
Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Huntsman Spider In Australia!
Replies: 45
Views: 13335

The Huntsman Spider In Australia!

So tell me all of you Aussies.....just <acronym title="Panama City (Balboa / Fort Kobbe) - Howard (AFB) (HOW / MPHO), Panama">HOW</acronym> common is this gigantic hideous beast??? I have yet to get to Australia but let me tell you I <acronym title="Air Vallee (Italy)">DO</acronym> NOT want to wake ...

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by AC330
Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: After An Incident...
Replies: 4
Views: 1948

RE: After An Incident...

And furthermore, if their belongings are destroyed....carry ons, money, passports and ID etc...where does THAT leave them if they are in a foreign country from their own???

AC330

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by AC330
Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: After An Incident...
Replies: 4
Views: 1948

RE: After An Incident...

I don't have an answer for you but I have always wondered the same kind of thing...I think back to when the Air France Airbus 340 overran the runway in Toronto on landing and came to a hault broken apart and in flames in a raveen near the highway...all passengers escaped and scattered around...some ...

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by AC330
Tue Sep 04, 2007 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ Series - If They Suck So Badly Why So Many?
Replies: 104
Views: 22952

RE: CRJ Series - If They Suck So Badly Why So Many?

As far as comfort is concerned, I really do not ENJOY flying on the CRJ-100/200 series. I find the seating cramped, I can't stand up and the thing I hate THE MOST is that the windows are so low that it's a burden to even bother trying to look out of them! Rumor has it that the window situation was i...

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by AC330
Thu Jun 14, 2007 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Get 3rd Weekly LHR Slot For 2008
Replies: 8
Views: 4426

RE: Air Transat Get 3rd Weekly LHR Slot For 2008

They most certainly do operate at the present time into LHR. I was at Heathrow on June 9th and I saw one of TS's A310's taking off. So strange to see them there...

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by AC330
Mon Apr 02, 2007 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North American Airlines @ YHZ
Replies: 2
Views: 3553

North American Airlines @ YHZ

I have noticed on the Halifax Airport website (www.hiaa.ca) that there is a flight today (April 1st) on North American Airlines arriving from what the website says is '<acronym title="San Diego - Miramar MCAS (NAS) / Mitscher Field (NKX / KNKX), USA - California AND Mountain View - Moffett Federal A...

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by AC330
Sun Dec 10, 2006 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connection At Montreal Airport
Replies: 3
Views: 4003

RE: Connection At Montreal Airport

There is only one terminal in Montreal and it's not THAT big so you shouldn't have any problems given the amount of time you have. When you arrive at the domestic baggage claim and pick up your baggage all you will have to do is simply go up one level to departures and <acronym title="British Airway...

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by AC330
Sun Dec 10, 2006 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Attention AC Flight Attendants...
Replies: 1
Views: 4066

Attention AC Flight Attendants...

Hi there, I am currently an Air Canada employee who has been working for the company for 7 years. They have just posted openings for Flight Attendants with a Toronto base and I am seriously considering applying. I am just wondering about 2 things....1) How long can one expect to be on reserve?? Is i...

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by AC330
Fri Oct 27, 2006 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beware Of YCD Security Or YCD Is The Safest
Replies: 5
Views: 4021

RE: Beware Of YCD Security Or YCD Is The Safest

If it makes you feel any better, it is not JUST YCD. I fly in and out of small airports in the maritime provinces such as <acronym title="Moncton (YQM / CYQM), Canada - New Brunswick">YQM</acronym>, YFC, YSJ, <acronym title="Charlottetown (YYG / CYYG), Canada - Prince Edward Island">YYG</acronym> al...

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by AC330
Sat Sep 23, 2006 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Lands In Halifax after an engine problem
Replies: 10
Views: 9783

RE: 767 Lands In Halifax After An Engine Problem

And was it also a 767-300 that went to pick up the passengers in YHZ and carry them on to Manchester?? Anyone know?

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by AC330
Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines At PWM
Replies: 8
Views: 4513

RE: Delta Airlines At PWM

Oh I am completely aware that Wikipedia is not the most reliable source...that is why I posted here...just to see if anyone had ever heard of 767's in <acronym title="Portland - International Jetport (PWM / KPWM), USA - Maine">PWM</acronym>. I didn't really believe it when I read it but I wanted to ...

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by AC330
Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines At PWM
Replies: 8
Views: 4513

RE: Delta Airlines At PWM

I thought it seemed a bit strange that a 767-200 would fly there. I mean until pretty recently the main runway was under 7000' long and I would think that that would be pushing it. Maybe not, but it definately is something I would have loved to have seen. I also would have loved to have been on a 75...

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by AC330
Thu Sep 14, 2006 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines At PWM
Replies: 8
Views: 4513

Delta Airlines At PWM

I just read on wikipedia that at one point Delta Airlines once flew 767-200's and 757-200's in and out of <acronym title="Portland - International Jetport (PWM / KPWM), USA - Maine">PWM</acronym> on a scheduled basis. I am assuming these were on flights to <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackso...

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by AC330
Tue Aug 29, 2006 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I'm Starting To Really Hate Aeroplan
Replies: 7
Views: 3466

RE: I'm Starting To Really Hate Aeroplan

I am not surprised by the information you received from Aeroplan. There are a lot of new agents recently hired that just have not yet had the time to know the difference between such things as a J and a C fare. And with respect to your comment about "How can the agent know I have a C fare but then s...

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by AC330
Fri Jul 07, 2006 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O&D - What Does It Stand For?
Replies: 7
Views: 9375

O&D - What Does It Stand For?

I have worked for an airline for 6 years and yet when I read through the forums of airliners.net I still have no idea what this 'O&D' stands for. I am assuming it is refering to passengers NOT making connections. PLEASE someone decode this for me!!!

AC330

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by AC330
Mon Jul 03, 2006 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America To Rome, NY
Replies: 43
Views: 11764

RE: Virgin America To Rome, NY

There is a Virgin America A320 that has been parked at YUL for about a week now. No idea what it is doing there. I love the look of it though!

AC330

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by AC330
Thu Jun 22, 2006 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America A320 In YUL
Replies: 3
Views: 4345

Virgin America A320 In YUL

Just wondering if anyone knows what a Virgin America A320 was doing in Montreal today?? I saw it parked next to one of the Executive Aircraft terminals along Ryan Ave. The first thing that popped into my head was that perhaps it had something to do with Madonna being in town...maybe it was chartered...

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by AC330
Wed Mar 15, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Travel To Pakistan...
Replies: 5
Views: 1858

Travel To Pakistan...

Hello All!! I am looking for some advice. I am a Canadian and have a good Canadian friend who is currently living in Lahore, Pakistan. I must say, I would probably never plan a trip to Pakistan, however my friend keeps telling me to come visit her and I would really like to take this opportunity to ...

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by AC330
Sat Mar 04, 2006 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Vs AC On The LAX-SYD Route
Replies: 37
Views: 9874

SQ Vs AC On The LAX-SYD Route

I know Singapore Airlines was recently denied access to the Sydney - Los Angeles route, which makes me wonder...Air Canada just announced that in 2007 they will start <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>-<acronym title="Los ...

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by AC330
Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long Layover At Montréal: Much To Do?
Replies: 1
Views: 6478

RE: Long Layover At Montréal: Much To Do?

On the domestic side, there is absolutely nothing to see after security. One lousy magazine store and a restaurant and that is it. Transborder side is brand new and much nicer but really not a whole lot to do or see for that length of time. With <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> on certain fa...

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by AC330
Sun Jan 29, 2006 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM And Halifax, Nova Scotia
Replies: 20
Views: 5081

KLM And Halifax, Nova Scotia

If I am not mistaken I think KLM used to have regularly scheduled flights to and from <acronym title="Halifax - International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym>. I am wondering if anyone out there can give me some details on this service, like how long it ran, how frequent the flights...

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