By what measure do you consider Poland a “relatively small European country”? By area it is larger than Italy or the UK, by population it is bigger than the Netherlands, Belgium and Sweden combined.Jump to post
I wouldn’t call Aeroflot a private airline since the majority of its shares is owned by the Russian government. Aeroflot’s annual overflight royalties have never been disclosed, but Irina Stupachenko, analyst at the Moscow brokerage Otkritiye, estimated them at $170 million, or 18 percent of Aeroflo...Jump to post
Does anyone know, btw, whether Aeroflot pays the same high fees for overflying Siberia? .
To the US they don’t have to compete with ME3 (EK alone is flying 10x daily to LON)Jump to post
MalevA346 wrote:Polish now is as Malev was back then. The main reasons of MIA being choosen as next destination are:
- Sounds good for politicians financing the LOT project, therefore fancied by management.
Passengers flying the Arke (now TUIfly) Dreamliner appreciate their meals better than passengers flying the 767. The meals are identical to each other. This is due to the halo-effect, the feeling that you got more room in a 787 compared to the rather cramped 767. AFAIK the perception of taste is re...Jump to post
Gee that makes sense. Norwegian Air Shuttle, complete in Norway's flag colors with photos of Norwegian writers and artists on the tail, operating domestic Argentine flights. Wouldn't they at least want to give it an Argentine name and flavor? Up next....Saudia opening a base in Milwaukee to start s...Jump to post
Are there any destinations where Belgian AOC would make it harder to get rights to fly from Germany? Or will they use the SN planes only to fly to destinations where it wouldn’t be an issues (USA for example)?Jump to post
What will happen to the DUSEWR flight on LH? Will it eventually be handed over to EW?Jump to post
weterners might be less likely to use them now because of safety concerns. Exactly which safety concerns do you have in mind regarding Qatar Airways? And why do you think that people from Czechia and Poland are more likely to use unsafe carriers? They don't value their lives as much as "wester...Jump to post
That’s quite an expansion in Eastern Europe - Prague and Warsaw are increased by Qatar from daily to double daily.Jump to post
f4f3a wrote:Also neos included
All-business class airline looks to easyjet for feed? A bit unexpected.Jump to post
According to the information on the website it was not because of a "pet" but a service animal. If you have a life threatening allergy you should inform the airline in advance and not take your chances there would be no animals on board and then make a scene when there are some. I guess if...Jump to post
Until the end of 2016 LOT had a chance to get out of Star without any financial consequences. They didn't do it so I believe they will stay in *A for the forseeable future. Is LOT embedded in Lufty family? Apart from M&M - I wouldn't say so. LOT is not part of the JV with United and the whole LH...Jump to post
CSA not CSK - you are right.
Czechia - is the official name of the country
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world ... 23596.html
Lot's relationship with UA is not very strong. Instead of feeding Lot's flight to BUD UA will be more inclined to put pax on their own or their JV partners' metal to Europe and onto connections through FRA, MUC, VIE, ZRH, BRU. Btw. It is being reported that LOT bought a domain "malot.hu" (...Jump to post
DLHAM wrote:Maybe they get subsidies from the hungarian government to start this route. I am sure there is already a lot of traffic flying BUD-WAW-NYC/USA. Otherwise I am sure LOT wouldnt start such an adventure.
Surprised to see this news as not so long ago LO consolidated its efforts and axed all flights that didn't touch their WAW hub. I keep my fingers crossed for LO's success, but am afraid that those flights are the result of political decision and not one based on economics. Polish government desperat...Jump to post
We shouldn't compare Iran to UK or Germany but rather to such countries as Egypt and Turkey.
I am aware of 3 Turkish airlines: Turkish Airlines, AtlasGlobal and Pegasus. If include TK's subsidiaries AnadoluJet and Sun Express the list grows to 5.
Because the larger Iranian carriers have had their growth artificially stunted by the inability to source new frames so others have seen an opportunity to start operations. Didn't the embargo apply to larger and small carriers alike? Inability to source new planes is rather an obstacle to starting ...Jump to post
Are there any air traffic restrictions on flights between the UAE and the U.K.?
Seeing the number of DXB-LON flights I thought there were none...
additional flights might not be possible due to slots issues in DXB and LHR/LGW and not due to bilaterals.
Where would Emirates fly if there were no restrictions in bilateral agreements? In which markets would they increase frequency if there were no such restrictions? The first destination that comes to mind is Berlin - I presume 2x daily on B777-300 to begin with. Do you think they would start flights ...Jump to post
Will those be Flybe or Stobart Air operated flights?Jump to post
I wonder if Mercedes-Benz has any objections to the JetSMART name. There's generally no infringement case if the same name pops up in an entirely different market. In addition, you can open a business with the name of something else if it's not operating in the same region as the other business. Th...Jump to post