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by FlyRow
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Belgium 10 yr dry lease 2 falcon 7-x for 124 million Euros
Replies: 13
Views: 1918

Re: Belgium 10 yr dry lease 2 falcon 7-x for 124 million Euros

LJ wrote:
FlyRow wrote:
One for flanders and one for walonia I suppose given belgian waffle politics. :-p


Then they would miss one for the German speaking part of Belgium...


Not part of the waffle policy farce. Plus german Belgium is really marginale.

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by FlyRow
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Belgium 10 yr dry lease 2 falcon 7-x for 124 million Euros
Replies: 13
Views: 1918

Re: Belgium 10 yr dry lease 2 falcon 7-x for 124 million Euros

One for flanders and one for walonia I suppose given belgian waffle politics. :-p

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by FlyRow
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Trip to AMS
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Trip to AMS

Same attitude here yowards tourist in Delft (visite, It's little Amsterdam).

But we dont get the drunk and stoned (british) tourist here.

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by FlyRow
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 102
Views: 12088

Re: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2019

The government would prefer it if no "new" flights where started at LEY. Only transfered flights from AMS. That was the main idea of LEY, as overflow for AMS. So if FR starts a base at LEY without having one at AMS it's kind of pointless, as capacity is very limited (regulatory)at LEY as ...

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by FlyRow
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 102
Views: 12088

Re: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2019

:checkmark: HV seems to be the only one to be eager to move. KL could indeed be the great winner, one of the reasons Easyjet is complaining and for instance, Ryanair wants access to LEY, but now the EU kind of agrees that there will be a preference of airlines freeing slots at Schiphol will get slo...

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by FlyRow
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HV announces RTM-EDI/BIO/PEG
Replies: 10
Views: 1451

Re: HV announces RTM-EDI/BIO/PEG

4x weekly EDI, 3x weekly BIO and 2x weekly PEG. Hyped about EDI-RTM. Espcially with the improved RTM-buslinks it's a no-brainer for me to skipp Schiphol. If I understand correctly, they are also dropping Amsterdam to Helsinki, Katowice, Sofia, Tirana and Reus. What is the market for Perugia? VFR? Th...

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by FlyRow
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways Wants a Better Deal From AF-KL Partnership
Replies: 13
Views: 3373

Re: Kenya Airways Wants a Better Deal From Air France-KLM Partnership

So they want to have the cake but eat it too?

KQ should get stable first before talking big.

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by FlyRow
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurovision 2020 in RTM, impact on aviation
Replies: 14
Views: 2894

Re: Eurovision 2020 in RTM, impact on aviation

PW100 wrote:
lhrnue wrote:
The impact will be zero


The impact will not be zero.


The impact will be minimal for aviation.
Slightly bigger for hotels.

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by FlyRow
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurovision 2020 in RTM, impact on aviation
Replies: 14
Views: 2894

Re: Eurovision 2020 in RTM, impact on aviation

And low-cost Eindhoven is also an hour by train with two trains an hour troughout the day.

It's a event with less impact then a international football match in the Kuip or Amsterdam Arena. Although viewed a lot around the world, the actual show is not that big itself.

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by FlyRow
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What on Earth is this Falcon doing?
Replies: 9
Views: 1015

Re: What on Earth is this Falcon doing?

Seems like calibration flights for one of the airport instalations nearby.

PH-LAB does the same from time to time, making endless circles around AMS to "tune" equipment there.

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by FlyRow
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there any airlines still ordering A318s?
Replies: 19
Views: 2930

Re: Are there any airlines still ordering A318s?

The old concorde gate I believe. But that info could quickly be found online using google.

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by FlyRow
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BKK Suvarnabhumi terminal "won't benefit users"
Replies: 12
Views: 3157

Re: New BKK Suvarnabhumi terminal "won't benefit users"

calstanford wrote:
So build just shops? Yea. Sounds about right...


seems to work for a lot of UK-airports. I tend to get lost there wondering if I'm in a shopping mall or trying to catch my flight.

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by FlyRow
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where does AF fly its A380s?
Replies: 17
Views: 1767

Re: Where does AF fly its A380s?

When will they be phased out? 2022? Still some time to go Not to be rude, but use that website named google instead of only asking one-line questions in this topic without adding information or contributing to a discussion. Answer: yes 2022, first link I found online. https://simpleflying.com/air-f...

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by FlyRow
Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where does AF fly its A380s?
Replies: 17
Views: 1767

Re: Where does AF fly its A380s?

PatrickZ80 wrote:
Soon, they won't fly them anywhere anymore as they're planning to get rid of them.


So anywhere you get a soda-can onboard you can fly a AF A380?

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by FlyRow
Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn't Cathay Pacific order A380?
Replies: 12
Views: 1548

Re: Why didn't Cathay Pacific order A380?

Why would it help them? They did the math's and it didn't work out in there favour. There product is way way way better then EK's, and on par with SQ . Yes they don't have a shower, but they have stunning lounges, a great soft and hard product I rather see them invest in that then a penis-context &q...

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by FlyRow
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Japan to Amsterdam
Replies: 20
Views: 2242

Re: Japan to Amsterdam

Weren't they interested again a while back?

JAL also lost there grandfather rights I believe at Schiphol, so getting slots wont be easy.

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by FlyRow
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol
Replies: 57
Views: 8751

Re: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol

I think the Netherlands in itself as a major European trade hub and one of US's major trade partners in Europe creates a huge market for transatlantic business related traffic. Als keep in mind that the Randstad in itself can be considered a metropolis with almost eight million people. Exactly. Peo...

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by FlyRow
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol
Replies: 57
Views: 8751

Re: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol

I once counted all the star-alliance flights to AMS. It has 50+ STAR flights a day, it's a mini hub in it's own regard. With a future A-terminal & Pier I wouldn't be surprised if a star-lounge will be part of the plans. Some ittinararies are even through AMS on star. For example to Poland, Croat...

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by FlyRow
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Open Skies" in a World of Slot-Controlled Airports
Replies: 24
Views: 2391

Re: "Open Skies" in a World of Slot-Controlled Airports

Case in point: BA at LHR and KL at AMS are golden, while JetBlue is being screwed. Slots generally can be commercially traded and purchased. B6 can purchase or lease slots just like any other airline. There is a false underlying assertion in your comments in that these slots have been given away fi...

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by FlyRow
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 8834

Re: American Airlines Boston LHr, CDG and other Europe.

American paid TWA $$$ for the BOS-LHR route, and almost immediately began downsizing (777->A300->757) even before the JV with British Airways came about. It seems strange that of the 8 flights between Boston and London (LHR and LGW) each day, only ONE of them is operated by a US Carrier (DL). Why i...

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by FlyRow
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 8834

Re: American Airlines Boston LHr, CDG and other Europe.

There are no route authorities between the U.S. and the U.K. (or the EU for that matter). American is allowed to operate any route between the U.S. and U.K, just like any U.S. or U.K. airline can. Very weird ramblings by the OP indeed. Everyone can open a route under the open-skies The EU–US Open S...

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by FlyRow
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Soccer Charters World Cup, Champions, Europa League, etc. Discussion Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 42630

Re: Soccer Charters World Cup, Champions, Europa League, etc. Discussion Thread

Dutch Club AZ-Alkmaar's oponent FC Mariupol used a rare AN-74 to fly to Groningen (probably due to slot constraints at AMS) . It was operated by motor-sich of Uktraine. Picture of the AN74TK-200 at GRQ. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EB2d5SYW4AABMAc?format=jpg&name=medium From GRQ's twitter account...

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by FlyRow
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Flagged Airlines to Israel
Replies: 60
Views: 7019

Re: US Flagged Airlines to Israel

Ever heard of politics? America is not very popular in large parts of the middle east The distance is long, so market has to be worth it. Morocco is not middle east. So why do the US airlines fly to Israel and not other countries in the Middle East. For real? Cultural, economie, political, military...

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by FlyRow
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Flagged Airlines to Israel
Replies: 60
Views: 7019

Re: US Flagged Airlines to Israel

Ever heard of politics? America is not very popular in large parts of the middle east

The distance is long, so market has to be worth it.

Morocco is not middle east.

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by FlyRow
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't the B753 sell better?
Replies: 136
Views: 24122

Re: Why didn't the B753 sell better?

I'm sure that Boeing still has the tooling, they should restart with a few tweaks and everyone will buy it, it is and was and will be the best plane ever.





----> every 757 thread.

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by FlyRow
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches 3x daily LCY-ANR from Sept. 9.
Replies: 40
Views: 8666

Re: KLM launches 3x daily LCY-ANR from Sept. 9.

Looking at schedules, train can bring you from Antwerp to London at 8:59 and leave back at 19:34. So the plane schedule, while being a bit better, does not give you much more time in London it seems. Still total travel time by plane would be 2 hours while train would be close to 7 hours. Surely for...

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by FlyRow
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LHR > MAD > LHR on the new BA A350-1000
Replies: 5
Views: 6240

Re: LHR > MAD > LHR on the new BA A350-1000

Thanks for the report.

I do have to say that i find the interior very very bland and grey. Could have given some more "personal" tocuhes, it looks very generic now.

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by FlyRow
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Brussels Airlines A320 AGP-BRU J
Replies: 3
Views: 2785

Re: Flying Europe: Brussels Airlines A320 AGP-BRU J

Nice post, food offering (althoug partly BOB) looks nice! FYI: Stella Artois and Jupiler are pilseners I believe. Leffe is a blonde beer. Belgian beer isn't "one thing and taste" , Blondes, Triples, Quadrupples, Doubles, Brown, White, Pilseners, Amber, Kriek...Hundreds of variantions, so n...

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by FlyRow
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A321 emergency evacuation in Valencia
Replies: 45
Views: 12324

Re: British Airways A321 emergency evacuation in Valencia

There is some girl tweeting and taking pictures as well as the evactuation is started. What's wrong with people. It could be your life or even more important. That of others. This time it was fine, but we all know they'de do it in a bigger emercency as well. Nice, you are dead, and so are the people...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's
Replies: 81
Views: 16462

Re: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's

Classic Ryanair: Give me route-subsidy or lower cost or I'll get out of here. Classic Gunboat diplomacy.

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by FlyRow
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Antwerp receive 1st Fokker 50
Replies: 6
Views: 1642

Re: Air Antwerp receive 1st Fokker 50

BritishB747 wrote:
Have they stated what routes they intend to operate from the beginning? I assume it will look much like the VLM network.


Expect Southend/City airport. Or Zurich.

KLM is behind the operation, so there is some pedigree and expertise for choosing destinations, not just starting "randomly".

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by FlyRow
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Edinburgh- Johannesburg, when to book for xmas
Replies: 8
Views: 642

Re: Edinburgh- Johannesburg, when to book for xmas

Plus if you want to take anything larger then a cary on bag the fr option cost extra, plus the hassle of rechecking bags if you fly with different carriers. Not all, like Ryanair for example , interline

Plus a night sleepover in dublin cost money as well, is that worth the savings?

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by FlyRow
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR Terminal Assignments
Replies: 15
Views: 3540

Re: LHR Terminal Assignments

Juat wondered, how does Heathrow decide which terminal an airline flies in and out to? I am aware that Heathrow Terminal Assignments are grouped by alliance LHR T2- Star Alliance + Aer Lingus LHR T3- oneworld + Emirates, Philippine Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Delta Airlines and a few others LHR T4- ...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could KLM have the 3 variants of Boeing 787?
Replies: 18
Views: 3049

Re: Could KLM have the 3 variants of Boeing 787?

They could, but as always, it depends on the price. I would expect more 787-9's though as space is limited in Amsterdam. This way you can upgauge without extra flights.

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure
Replies: 47
Views: 9517

Re: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure

zkojq wrote:
FlyRow wrote:
Must be hell to fix it and to work in Europe today, or have to wait in the plane, very hot temperatures on the ground.

Today was the hottest day in recorded Dutch history.


How hot was it?


Record now is 39.3 in Eindhoven, I expect 40+ tommorow, even the night low will be 28+ Thursday on friday.

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure
Replies: 47
Views: 9517

Re: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure

Must be hell to fix it and to work in Europe today, or have to wait in the plane, very hot temperatures on the ground.

Today was the hottest day in recorded Dutch history.

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are the civil NG 737 series still available for customers?
Replies: 8
Views: 1307

Re: Are the civil NG 737 series still available for customers?

Skymark of Japan were the final customers of the 737NG, the last -800 JA73AC was delivered late last month. That’s the answer I was looking for, thanks. I’m surprised the civil NG line is already wrapped up Isn't there trouble with the last KLM-737? Might that become the last one to roll of the lin...

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is BA so cautious?
Replies: 14
Views: 3507

Re: Why is BA so cautious?

but as cheap as BA has been behaving in recent years under Alex Cruz you'd think a chance to save 4000 miles daily on fuel wouldn't be missed! And if VS and LH and AI can adjust within hours of the NOTAM you'd think BA could do it within 4 days after them. Something more to this than I think we see...

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is BA so cautious?
Replies: 14
Views: 3507

Re: Why is BA so cautious?

Because planes might already be planned, schedules made and staff placed. it's a thing if planes arrive hours earlier, or later, it requires time to adjust. it's not a simple snap of the fingers and lets fly straight again. Planning is made in advance, as soon as a new "roster" is made for...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Eurowhite Livery
Replies: 24
Views: 2151

Re: Best Eurowhite Livery

Flanker7 wrote:
KLM :rotfl:

Or I really miss the joke, but KLM isn't eurowhite.

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium launches flights to FDF/PTP, MIA and FIH
Replies: 11
Views: 2392

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

*Kinshasa (no g) i believe. Let's see how this plays out, Is there realy a market from belgium to these destiantions? This is an legacy Sabena route going back to colonial days from Brussels National. But to MIA and French West Indies seems debatable, because that’s international and opposed to dom...

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium launches flights to FDF/PTP, MIA and FIH
Replies: 11
Views: 2392

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

*Kinshasa (no g) i believe.

Let's see how this plays out, Is there realy a market from belgium to these destiantions?

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by FlyRow
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish press reports UX-AFKL JV landed
Replies: 3
Views: 1032

Re: Spanish press reports UX-AFKL JV landed

If you see what equipment is used om AMS-MAD there must be a large (transfer) market. Could streamline things a bit.

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the 787 be scaled to create the 797?
Replies: 51
Views: 9343

Re: Could the 787 be scaled to create the 797?

797 Thread 9000+

*yawn*

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by FlyRow
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is the limit for the Ukrainian traffic boom?
Replies: 21
Views: 3378

Re: Where is the limit for the Ukrainian traffic boom?

Is ukraine the new (British) non summer party destination? [sarcasm] great [/sarcasm] It's a locust plague swarming from city to city. Amsterdam, Prague, Gdansk and now Ukraine? There is no sarcasm. Obviously Ukraine is the new booming stag party / city-break destination. It has it all: dirty cheap...

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by FlyRow
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is the limit for the Ukrainian traffic boom?
Replies: 21
Views: 3378

Re: Where is the limit for the Ukrainian traffic boom?

Is ukraine the new (British) non summer party destination? [sarcasm] great [/sarcasm] It's a locust plague swarming from city to city. Amsterdam, Prague, Gdansk and now Ukraine? I still wonder if Ukraine can support a bigger hub and spoke network, how is the UA economy doing? Russian/CIS and eastern...

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by FlyRow
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Euro Business Seats
Replies: 34
Views: 4740

Re: Euro Business Seats

I wonder if any of the European big 3 will ever try 3 class config on intra European routes. Especially BA which is operating from the largest premium market in the world. 8J on A319, 12J on A320 and 16J on A321. This would be followed by premium economy 3+3 with reclining seats, meals and drinks a...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: One-big-airport nations
Replies: 21
Views: 1294

Re: One-big-airport nations

I've always wondered how many countries literally only have one airport that handles commercial flights. Nauru of course comes to mind, as the world's smallest independent nation and a tiny island containing one airport. It's not a big airport by any definition, but it's the only airport. I'm sure ...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: One-big-airport nations
Replies: 21
Views: 1294

Re: One-big-airport nations

Alot of the Pacific Islands also spring to mind I've always wondered how many countries literally only have one airport that handles commercial flights. Nauru of course comes to mind, as the world's smallest independent nation and a tiny island containing one airport. It's not a big airport by any ...

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