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by parrotta
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 46239

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

Lot temporarly relaunches BUD-JFK-BUD in december 4x times a week

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by parrotta
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 46239

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/lo2001
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LOT relaunched BUD-ICN on Monday. 1x weekly till end of august, then 3x weekly https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/lo2001

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by parrotta
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 989
Views: 136258

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread

It seems all 8 321 NEOs became cargo planes between BUD and China.

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by parrotta
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 989
Views: 136258

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread

WizzAir flies covid passenger rescue flights tommorrow with A321neos

BUD-KEF-MIA-ORD-YYZ-BUD and BUD-KEF-JFK-LAX-JFK-BUD

tickets 880 and 1200 USD 1way. Might be the most expensive wizzair tickets for oneway :)

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by parrotta
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 989
Views: 136258

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread

DUSZRH wrote:
Tax reasons?! I read their entire VIE operation is employed in Geneva....


its very smartly structured tax reasons :)
most operations and Wizz holding is registered in Budapest Hungary and some services in GVA CH. I think IAG and BA is doing similar.

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by parrotta
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 989
Views: 136258

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread

https://www.flightradar24.com/WZZ9012/243eff04

will bring medical stuff
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BoardingPass wrote:
Wizz Air will fly tomorrow from BUD to PVG via TSE, flight W69011 operated with HA-LVH.

Return to BUD on Monday via IKT and TSE - cargo only.


it is flying already. https://www.flightradar24.com/WZZ9012/243eff04

will bring medical stuff

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by parrotta
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 46239

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

I’m flying out of Warsaw tonight, will be interesting how it looks :P. Try to take a picture for us if you don't mind, I wonder if they will use the taxiways as parking. I guess Wizz Air will move its planes to Budapest for storage? Seems some wizz planes will be sitting in Poland during the lock d...

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by parrotta
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 46239

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

Hopefully someone takes a picture of Warsaw with all the planes grounded there though I assume other airports will be used as well? I’m flying out of Warsaw tonight, will be interesting how it looks :P. Try to take a picture for us if you don't mind, I wonder if they will use the taxiways as parkin...

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by parrotta
Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 279
Views: 42473

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2020

BUD and VIE is not balkans Its central europe They better rush, otherwise they will miss the key period of booking cycle for summer season. These low cost will strive in this period over there, not during winter, the potential routes to Middle East, India/Sub-continent, Africa and Eastern Europe (Ba...

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by parrotta
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 46239

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

https://budflyer.blog.hu/2020/02/08/igy ... k_2019-ben
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Long Haul lodfactors from BUD in 2019
LOT did not perform the best, but the winners are summer seasonal flights, LOT is year around.


https://budflyer.blog.hu/2020/02/08/igy ... k_2019-ben

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by parrotta
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 989
Views: 136258

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread

According to Aeronews' LinkedIn profile, Wizz Air has submitted a request to operate Warsaw-Baku flights. Must have pretty good performance on Budapest-Baku. Always wondered how it could be considering Azerbaijan is no EU. I think I read somewhere that there is an Azerbaijani community in Hungary a...

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by parrotta
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 46239

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

https://airportal.hu/szoul-es-budapest- ... nMHR6_uwZg
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LOT'S BUD-ICN route gets competition from KE Korean Air from May. 3x a week, shorter flight time
https://airportal.hu/szoul-es-budapest- ... nMHR6_uwZg

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by parrotta
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212896

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Shanghai Airlines has announced suspension of the Chengdu-Budapest flight between 4 February and 28 March and the Xi’an-Budapest flight between 6 February and 26 March. Operation of the Shanghai-Budapest flight is to continue according to schedule. There is no mention yet on Hainan CKG-BUD or CA PEK...

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by parrotta
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest unserved routes between the US and Europe
Replies: 32
Views: 3708

Re: Busiest unserved routes between the US and Europe

Clackers wrote:
LAS-BUD?

that one I really do not think so. Rather LAX-BUD.

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by parrotta
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 46239

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

Wow so they are really getting them!? I think they will look pretty impressive in LO's livery though. Can anyone guess the cabin layout? Will they maybe move some 788s to BUD? Well it kinda looks that way, I’m wrong often but it kinda makes sense no? Being is worried that they might lose a future o...

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by parrotta
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abu Dhabi Announce Agreement to Launch LCC with WIZZ Air
Replies: 40
Views: 5361

Re: Abu Dhabi Announce Agreement to Launch LCC with WIZZ Air

we will see. if you look at Air Serbia project its a huge failure. 1x daily BEG-AUH on A319 is a joke. was bigger plane when they started. There is simply no demand on AUH flights... CEE will not sustain that new airline. Wizz flies daily from BUD to DWC on ridiculous prices (40 EUR oneway) It also ...

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by parrotta
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential for A321 XLR
Replies: 130
Views: 22787

Re: Potential for A321 XLR

it will have a huge impact on US-EU traffic for sure. if LCCs and ULCCs will use them as they already plan, Wizz for sure will fly LTN-US, BUD-US, WAW-US for sure. big demand on cheap tickets

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by parrotta
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abu Dhabi Announce Agreement to Launch LCC with WIZZ Air
Replies: 40
Views: 5361

Re: Abu Dhabi Announce Agreement to Launch LCC with WIZZ Air

its a long going gossip in Budapest about Wizz in Abu Dhabi. we will see whats gonna happen, economy is quiet bad in UAE, but also wizz has many aircraft on order and they have to fly them somewhere so it might be a smart choice as more and more ppl travels from India and Africa to GCC and EU.

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by parrotta
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

You can check BUD long haul statistics for 3Q19 here https://budflyer.blog.hu/2019/12/02/a_hosszutavu_jaratok_harmadik_negyedeves_teljesitmenye Seems JFK is performing ok, but Chicago is definitely not. They’re cutting it, right? I think so, initially it was supposed to be summer seasonal but then ...

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by parrotta
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

https://budflyer.blog.hu/2019/12/02/a_h ... jesitmenye
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You can check BUD long haul statistics for 3Q19 here

https://budflyer.blog.hu/2019/12/02/a_h ... jesitmenye

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by parrotta
Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of long haul services with just one widebody?
Replies: 53
Views: 10856

Re: Future of long haul services with just one widebody?

in BUD lately many tourists transferring to LCCs from the long hauls too. the airport even supports it in hands with kiwi.com. this week 3 more long haul destinations from BUD to China was announced, starting in december. 2 CKG by HU, 2 XIY and 2 CGD by FM. I don't see why they couldn't make it with...

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by parrotta
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Leadership Recognizes Widening Gap Between Itself, Delta - article
Replies: 232
Views: 38771

Re: AA Leadership Recognizes Widening Gap Between Itself, Delta - article

AA increases frequency next summer on ORD-BUD before even started. 4 to 6 flights per week after LO withdrew the route I think the obsession with AA @ NYC is overrated. NYC is maybe what 3-4% of AA's seats? The issue is far bigger than NYC. Agreed. Take ORD for example. AA has been slowly dieing int...

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by parrotta
Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

This week's LOT's BUD-JFK and ICN flights operated by 789. I read ICN demand is outstanding, 95% LF very often

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by parrotta
Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

DEB - Debrecen, Hungary's 2nd biggest city appears now in LOT booking system. Anyone knows why?

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by parrotta
Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BUZZ to take on WIZZ in BUD
Replies: 26
Views: 6441

Re: BUZZ to take on WIZZ in BUD

Sure Wizz Air has more seats on their A321s but are there really that many markets out there that need so many seats from Budapest? Of course there are destinations such as London, Barcelona, Paris... but what about cities such as Stockholm, Athens, Ukrainian and Balkan destinations ... ? To me it ...

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by parrotta
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

https://budflyer.blog.hu/2019/10/17/sur ... zott_a_lot
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BUD-JFK goes 7x per week from May with a very hectic timetable, seems and not surprising as American Airlines launches 4x, ORD might not be resumed by LOT.

https://budflyer.blog.hu/2019/10/17/sur ... zott_a_lot

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by parrotta
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=rswk86jW1IA
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Polish vlogger posted vids of BUD and the new LOT lounge in Budapest. https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=rswk86jW1IA

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by parrotta
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

https://airportal.hu/lot-szeretnenk-res ... szteseben/
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LOT CEO interview about BUD expansion, daily BUD-ICN and Hungarian AOC.

https://airportal.hu/lot-szeretnenk-res ... szteseben/

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by parrotta
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Adria Airways has filed for bankruptcy
Replies: 217
Views: 41659

Re: Updated: Adria Airways has filed for bankruptcy

Adria to Wizz Air is like comparing apples to oranges. W6 would stimulate massively the market taking people from the bus, adding new passengers... I don't see why SKP-LJU on W6 wouldn't be feasible. As I said the other day, Ryanair makes things like Trieste-Valencia work year round. And that is a ...

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by parrotta
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Don't think this has been mentioned here, but interesting to note that the BUD-ICN (both outbound and return legs) are flown along a southern route, i.e. completely avoiding Russian airspace. This means a scheduled flight time of 12h45m on the return leg, whereas other flights following a similar r...

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by parrotta
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Flew today BUD-JFK SP-LRD Surprisignly no delay... LF seemed good. Crew was mixed, pilots polish, most of the flight attendants hungarians, PA in 3 languages. Business Class full, prem half. The new LOT business lounge was closed, officially they open in october. Saw a new LOT transfer center about ...

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by parrotta
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

KRK-ORD will be a bloodbath as 10 weekly seems too much capacity. Does LO have any feed in KRK? If definitely could be a bloodbath, but if anyone will leave it will be AA. Its possible that AA could create more tourism growth for KRK from the USA side while LOT will keep locals and some Eastern Eur...

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by parrotta
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Lot started BUD-ICN today
U can see the lot lounge on the pohotos

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by parrotta
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Daily LOT BUD-JFK was announced by hungarian foreign minister as a part of a new strategic partnership - means funds...

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by parrotta
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hungarian government tries to buy back BUD due to mismanagement
Replies: 17
Views: 3310

Re: Hungarian government tries to buy back BUD due to mismanagement

It is fake news. They do not want to buy it back, its simply the populist government of Hungary is trying to pressurize the airport to speed up investments as the pax traffic grew so rapidly that the airport is horribly crowded.

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by parrotta
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

and again, LOT leaves pax in BUD in misery. In the last 1 week, major delays due to problems with 787, 6-7 hours delays, cancelled flight from JFK to BUD, then 2-4 hrs delays in a row, and todays JFK is cancelled. last week my friend told me his JFK-BUD flight was cancelled for x-mas a week ago, he ...

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by parrotta
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European LCC
Replies: 106
Views: 13790

Re: European LCC

Heard rumors about Wizz cooperation in DWC or AUH possibly with EY targeting India and beyond.
BUD-DWC switches to daily from 3x weekly in october.

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by parrotta
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

BUD-ICN is a strange one. Not so much because they are going to start long haul from BUD but why they chose ICN as their first Asian destination out of BUD. I am pretty sure they don't fly daily from WAW. ICN-BUD was one of the top5 unserved links from BUD. lots of Korean companies in Hungary and h...

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by parrotta
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

BUD-ICN is a strange one. Not so much because they are going to start long haul from BUD but why they chose ICN as their first Asian destination out of BUD. I am pretty sure they don't fly daily from WAW. ICN-BUD was one of the top5 unserved links from BUD. lots of Korean companies in Hungary and h...

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by parrotta
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 509
Views: 112986

Re: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa

Yawn. Boring. Why wouldn't they try MIA-JNB and give DL some competition? Boring? Do you remember the AA of 10 years ago? If you had told me back then that AA would be serving CMN, KRK, PRG, BUD, and DBV, I wouldn't have believed you... AA served BUD for a while daily JFK flights in 2010-12 to feed...

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by parrotta
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 509
Views: 112986

Re: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa

BUD/PRG is always a tourist triangle including VIE. Many tour operators combine them and also many of the cruise ships on Danube start or end in BUD and became extremly popular among americans. BUD-ORD by LO might be convert into JFK and not relaunch in march I suppose or they launch LAX or MIA. Gre...

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by parrotta
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

The Dash-8 have quite a reputation ín Hungary from the times Malév operated it. And not a positive one. I am afraid Dashes don't have a stellar reputation anywhere. Still, if not Q400's than E170's or get Regional Jet to operate ATR's I just hope that if the whole "second hub in BUD" expe...

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by parrotta
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

So to sum up LOT's expansion at BUD: Prague (2x daily) E195 Sofia (daily) E195 Belgrade (daily) E195 Stuttgart (daily) E195 Seoul (3 weekly) B788 Effective 30.03.2020 The frames that LOT is going to base at BUD will for sure be the more recently acquired second hand E195's and the older B787-8s, li...

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by parrotta
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

4 EMBs and 2 787s will be based in Bud from spring, JFK goes for daily

BEG is 1x daily not 12 weekly

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by parrotta
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

BUD-ORD goes seasonal from end of october, resumes 6 May 2020. from spring then Budapest will have 3 long hauls by LOT.

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by parrotta
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

LOT starts BUD-ICN flights in september. 3 times a week. it can be booked already
12:25 BUD - 06:05 ICN LO2001
07:30 ICN - 13:15 BUD LO2002
B787

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by parrotta
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

I heard a rumor that the BUD-ICN flight will be together with an unspecified Chinese city.

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by parrotta
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates 'might' launch DXB-PRG-BOS/ORD
Replies: 34
Views: 8361

Re: Rumor: Emirates 'might' launch DXB-PRG-BOS/ORD

CALMSP wrote:
BUD-ORD at 24%?? ouch. I'd imagine better now?

Would love an option for non-stop ORD-PRG.


tha truth about BUD-ORD LF that LO cancelled many of the flights due to the 787 engine problems, and also they fly 2x a week, currently ORD lfs are surprisingly high.
AA upgrades PHL-BUD to A330 in june

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by parrotta
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

https://www.profession.hu/allas/cabin-c ... a13790dde9
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Lot is looking for cabin crew for 787 for BUD base: https://www.profession.hu/allas/cabin-c ... a13790dde9

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by parrotta
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 124517

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Some more news: OSR Ostrava airport will be paying LO for a route to Warsaw. https://www.pasazer.com/news/41600/ostrawa,zaplaci,za,polaczenia,warszawa,jednym,z,kierunkow.html LO is planning flights to Vietnam (after an agreement between the EU and ASEAN comes into effect), HND and KIX in Japan as w...

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