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by AZa346
Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air A330??!?!?!
Replies: 3
Views: 1271

Wizz Air A330??!?!?!

The caption of this photo https://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled-Wizz-Air/Airbus-A330-243F/6196553 says that the depicted airplane is an untitled, possibly ex QR, given the color of the air frame, A332F, with Wizz Air in brackets and an hungarian registration. anyone knows what the deal with this ...

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by AZa346
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM - Master Thread
Replies: 448
Views: 70049

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

Between your message and mine, Air France has lost hundreds of thousands of euros. I doubt that keeping two subfleets would have improve figures. Yes, sadly that is true. If the subfleets weren't needed i would definite agree with you, but considering that they show that they need that ac size and ...

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by AZa346
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM - Master Thread
Replies: 448
Views: 70049

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

I am very surprised that Air France retired all the Embraer 145 and ATR (entire 40~ seat fleet of the group) from HOP this june/july and now they are wetleasing Amelia for some routes (I have seen Paris Orly- Castres but I am sure there are other routes as well). Wouldn't it have been easier to keep...

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by AZa346
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM - Master Thread
Replies: 448
Views: 70049

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

By chance anyone knows what the service currently looks like on Hop-operated AF flights?

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by AZa346
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Aviation 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 3901

Re: Italian Aviation 2020

https://www.instagram.com/p/CE9Bc8tJ5XY/?igshid=rva5oo1br29p Source Olbia Airport This year in july and August Volotea had quite the substantial operation at the airport: +38,7% flights and +31% seats yoy. They clearly took advantage of the void left by the demise of Air Italy, that not only served...

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by AZa346
Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Aviation 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 3901

Re: Italian Aviation 2020

debonair wrote:
There are some rumors in different I talian forums, that NEOS will discontinue the "Moonflower by NEOS" brand - any more information?

What is Moonflower by NEOS all about??

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by AZa346
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1466
Views: 350890

Re: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

In the meantime they sell flights then later get cancelled, what a joke of an airline. If they upset their whole customer base, there is no chance they will ever strive

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by AZa346
Fri May 01, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "In town" airports / Your favorites
Replies: 58
Views: 4159

Re: "In town" airports / Your favorites

MIflyer12 wrote:
Sixteen minutes PDX to Lloyd Center.

Well, the Lloyd center is already on the side of town closer to PDX and directly linked by the MAX train.. to get to Pioneer Square it takes some ten more minutes!!

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by AZa346
Fri May 01, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "In town" airports / Your favorites
Replies: 58
Views: 4159

Re: "In town" airports / Your favorites

BGY for Bergamo is amazing as well, 10 minutes by bus and you are downtown! Different story if you have to go to Milan

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by AZa346
Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines on the brink of bankruptcy
Replies: 15
Views: 5625

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines on the brink of bankruptcy

If it goes down, I expect the government to setup some sort of skeleton airline to guarantee connection between the islands with maybe some sort of a daily service either to Dakar or maybe Lisbon . At that point i think it would be cheaper and more reliable to subsidy an increase of operations by T...

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by AZa346
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Somon Air doing loops above the Dolomites
Replies: 10
Views: 3006

Re: Somon Air doing loops above the Dolomites

“Loops” has a pretty specific meaning regarding airplanes. Race track, or holding pattern, is what I assume was intended. One takes place on the x-axis, the other, on the y-axis. If you want to be picky, let's be: x and y axis of what reference frame? The body reference frame of an aircraft has x p...

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by AZa346
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubt: Norwegian 737-300 to DXB
Replies: 10
Views: 3517

Re: Doubt: Norwegian 737-300 to DXB

Thanks everyone for your answers

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by AZa346
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Somon Air doing loops above the Dolomites
Replies: 10
Views: 3006

Re: Somon Air doing loops above the Dolomites

It appears to have landed in Verona VRN

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by AZa346
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Somon Air doing loops above the Dolomites
Replies: 10
Views: 3006

Somon Air doing loops above the Dolomites

Hello everyone https://www.flightradar24.com/SMR7101/2463c9e1 There is a Somon Air 737-900 (VQ-BBL) flying loops over the dolomites and now descending to some airport in northern Italy, arriving from Khudzhand. Also, whu=y would it have a Bermuda registration?? First of all, I had never heard of thi...

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by AZa346
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubt: Norwegian 737-300 to DXB
Replies: 10
Views: 3517

Doubt: Norwegian 737-300 to DXB

I have a vague recollection from when I flew witg Norwegian almost ten years ago: I read on their magazine that they served DXB with the Boeing 737-300 from Scandinavia. I remember reading that tge cabin baggage had a lower weight limit. Can anyone confirm me this?? I cant find any pictures that wou...

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by AZa346
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020
Replies: 542
Views: 99977

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020

AR operating a repatriation flight from Quito UIO to Buenos Aires EZE. First time AR has landed in an Ecuador airport since 1990. https://www.flightradar24.com/ARG1911/245a14af https://twitter.com/ELMICKID/status/1249419084506300417 Why didn't Aerolineas Argentinas serve Quito?? This seems like a b...

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by AZa346
Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020
Replies: 659
Views: 60018

Re: LH Group fleet groundings, Germanwings closure

About the rules everyone is saying LH is breaking, I’m genuinely curious what the rule is regarding refunds. They are temporarily not allowing them is my understanding, which is what a lot of ticket based sectors are doing by advising refunds will be possible shortly. What is the rule LH (and other...

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by AZa346
Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020
Replies: 659
Views: 60018

Re: LH Group fleet groundings, Germanwings closure

Germany did not ask for money from any other country in order to bend any rules. Don't you think that many of those (DUE!) refunds would be going to families and companies in the named countries, thus making it even harder for them to sail through the crisis? Intercontinental fares might go up to 1...

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by AZa346
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020
Replies: 659
Views: 60018

Re: LH Group fleet groundings, Germanwings closure

it is hilarious how Germany is bending rules, considering its strict lack of flexibility with the respect to other countries... both hopefully the lufthansa group will emerge in a decent and competitive way out of this

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by AZa346
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT flying MXP-FCO right now
Replies: 3
Views: 887

Re: LOT flying MXP-FCO right now

yes, that is a good point!

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by AZa346
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT flying MXP-FCO right now
Replies: 3
Views: 887

LOT flying MXP-FCO right now

Hello everyone Right now there is an Embraer 195 (Tail SP-LNF) of LOT flying from MXP to FCO, after it flew to MXP from Warsaw and stayed on the ground for about an hour. https://www.flightradar24.com/LOT8698/245479bd I know this is a unique time for aviation and that all sorts of weird flights , bu...

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by AZa346
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Repatriation Flights
Replies: 93
Views: 27941

Re: Lufthansa Repatriation Flights

Air Dolomiti operated a Riga to Milan Malpensa today... not Lufthansa but LHG

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by AZa346
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair short flight
Replies: 5
Views: 1348

Ryanair short flight

https://www.flightradar24.com/RYR5796/244f3e96 anyone has a clue on the reason of this BLQ-BLQ short flight operated by tail 9H-QAC, a Malta Air/Ryanair plane? post maintenance verification? it never went above 5000ft it was cool to see an airliner in between all the Police (Guardia di Finanza ATR7...

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by AZa346
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures of grounded fleets
Replies: 8
Views: 2764

Re: Pictures of grounded fleets

I would love to see some pictures from MXP, LIN or BGY!

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by AZa346
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH738 FRA-FCO tomorrow ?
Replies: 10
Views: 3603

Re: LH738 FRA-FCO tomorrow ?

Why does Lufthansa need this extra capacity even in winter?? (Not considering tje coronavirus which is very recent news!)

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by AZa346
Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations
Replies: 112
Views: 28975

Re: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations

https://www.lastampa.it/economia/2020/02/12/news/ryanair-prepara-un-offerta-per-airitaly-1.38460858
It is in italian, but it appears that tomorrow there will be a meeting with Ryanair that MIGHT be interested in investing in Air italy

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by AZa346
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations
Replies: 112
Views: 28975

Re: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations

Aren't many of their routes already operated by Neos or Blue Panorama anyway (like the Maldvies, Red Sea, Africa, etc)? I guess there's no real net loss of any unique routes that aren't already operated by those guys or Alitalia. They don’t have a single route indeed which isn’t already operated by...

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by AZa346
Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations
Replies: 112
Views: 28975

Re: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations

Is this actually the end or one could still have some hope??

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by AZa346
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olbia Airport Closure
Replies: 0
Views: 353

Olbia Airport Closure

https://www.geasar.it/en/flights/live-flights The airport has been closed since yesterday amd will be till march 13th. It is definitely low season for Sardinia, but still there is some local traffic. The airport management has started a bus service to Alghero, but i am not sure if the Olbia flights...

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by AZa346
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flights still using Avro RJ85/RJ100
Replies: 32
Views: 2122

Re: Flights still using Avro RJ85/RJ100

I have one clear memory from m childhood of the swissair in the green livery on it at MXP... I wish i had flown on one of those!!

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by AZa346
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China, Italy expand flying rights dramatically: 174 weekly frequencies allowed
Replies: 41
Views: 6076

Re: China, Italy expand flying rights dramatically: 174 weekly frequencies allowed

chunhimlai wrote:
QR will be happy with that as they can fly more CN destination via IG

Shangai, Beijing and Honk Kong (if included) would work from Milan for Air Italy... and they would definitely have better yeld than India and Bangkok that they operated a while back.

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by AZa346
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ernest Airlines of Italy loses its operating licence
Replies: 31
Views: 5820

Re: Ernest Airlines of Italy loses its operating licence

https://www.varesenews.it/2020/01/ernest-airlines-malpensa-terra/889806/ This article, sorry but it is in italian, sums up the fare of the airline and of other failed ones around the world. It mentions that Ernest employed 70 people. I really can't get my head around that number. I mean... 4 planes...

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by AZa346
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ernest Airlines of Italy loses its operating licence
Replies: 31
Views: 5820

Re: Ernest Airlines of Italy loses its operating licence

Italy just struggles with its airlines.... sad

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by AZa346
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1466
Views: 350890

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

My question is to any Italian A netters-- Isn't it getting to the point where no one wants to fly with AZ? I don't understand who their customers are if the service is so inconsistent. It is more about the fact that Alitalia doesn't have boatloads of destinations from milan, as most of the times yo...

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by AZa346
Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?
Replies: 54
Views: 10782

Re: What's the difference between Worldwide fleet and Mixed fleet at BA?

What routes are served by MF, WW or EF? Thanks

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by AZa346
Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT vs Lufthansa Livery
Replies: 6
Views: 2810

Re: LOT vs Lufthansa Livery

What about Lufthansa claiming the same with SAS' new livery?? It seems like there is an asymptote for European *A partners: blue fin and white fuselage. Lufthansa SAS LOT Aegean(supposedly) and Brussels to a certain extent. Only TAP, Swiss and Austrian are left behind.

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by AZa346
Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT to get more A320s, 20% fleet is not flying
Replies: 48
Views: 14571

Re: LOT to get more A320s, 20% fleet is not flying

Who is operating the A320 for them???

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by AZa346
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most vulnerable MAX operators.
Replies: 107
Views: 20297

Re: Most vulnerable MAX operators.

Air Italy has 3 MAX out of 8 737 they have, pretty big deal for them as well, especially as it came right when the new business plan was being implemented, so the older 737s haven't been repainted and there is not a great brand awareness unfortunately

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by AZa346
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines seeks cost cuts, drop destinations, shrink fleet and jobs
Replies: 72
Views: 21650

Re: Brussels Airlines seeks cost cuts, drop destinations, shrink fleet and jobs

BTW is it true that Czech Airlines is operating two of their A319s for Brussels Airlines flights??

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by AZa346
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair starting flights to Armenia
Replies: 25
Views: 7215

Re: Ryanair starting flights to Armenia

Considering that BGY is one of their biggest bases, they could funnel some traffic throught it! They already sell multiple sectors together on specific routes!

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by AZa346
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea launching its first route to BCN
Replies: 18
Views: 4409

Re: Volotea launching its first route to BCN

They have just announced today first service to Barcelona Like many other LCCs, they started operations avoiding the main and expensive airports but they slowly change this politic and are now flying from Madrid, Munich, Nice or Vienna. Barcelona is now following this expansion so maybe the next ta...

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by AZa346
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tarom seeks US service resumption in 2020; lease widebody
Replies: 82
Views: 17237

Re: Tarom seeks US service resumption in 2020; lease widebody

Polot wrote:
FSDan wrote:
KE also did it because they wanted to increase PRG capacity but couldn’t because of bilaterals.
would you mind elaborating that? There was a Korean Boeimg 747-8 when I was in Prague and that surprised, but to think that it is not sufficient, unless it is not daily, surprises me even more!

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by AZa346
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tarom seeks US service resumption in 2020; lease widebody
Replies: 82
Views: 17237

Re: Tarom seeks US service resumption in 2020; lease widebody

Maybe they could do like Czech Airlines, they have an A330 from Korean to operate the Prague-Seul route: Tarom could get a plane from DL, natural partner as they both are in SkyTeam and operate into.. let me guess JFK. Just an idea!

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by AZa346
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX Storage, Where are they?
Replies: 113
Views: 19860

Re: 737MAX Storage, Where are they?

Air Italy has their three in Milan Malpensa. One was until recently in Cairo, but it wss flown back to base

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by AZa346
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay ending YVR-JFK service
Replies: 99
Views: 18761

Re: Cathay ending YVR-JFK service

mercure1 wrote:
5th freedom = vestige from a very different industry

Push is for ever more nonstops. 1-stops and 5th freedom don't make much sense in most cases anymore.

Tell that to EK... DXB MXP JFK or DXB ATH EWR to name a couple?? Ahhah

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by AZa346
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Danish Air Transport MXP CPH
Replies: 7
Views: 1059

Danish Air Transport MXP CPH

Right now there is flight DX3072 operated by MD-83 OY-RUE of Danish Air Transport flying from Milano Malpensa to Copenhagen. Milan is not listed on DAT website as a destination, anyone knows what is this flight for? A charter, subbing for SAS or what else?? Thanks

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by AZa346
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A220 launch - Interior Picture and New routes
Replies: 133
Views: 26877

Re: Air Canada A220 launch - Interior Picture and New routes

These planes can't be delivered and deployed fast enough. AC is suffering a loss of almost 1/4 of it's narrowbody fleet due to the MAX groundings, a per-capita loss higher than almost any other carrier with the MAX in their respective fleets. Can't wait to fly these beauties! Not to hijack the thre...

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by AZa346
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milan Linate airport closes 27/07/19 for three months
Replies: 15
Views: 4020

Re: Milan Linate airport closes 27/07 for three months

I'm guessing the OP has never had the joy of paying €13 for the "Malpensa Express" and having to stand the entire journey or had the train breakdown at Garribaldi station. Yes, I know which airport I'd choose... I have done it more than once, it is way more expensive than the regional tra...

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by AZa346
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milan Linate airport closes 27/07/19 for three months
Replies: 15
Views: 4020

Re: Milan Linate airport closes 27/07 for three months

Thing is that MXP is far away from the city center. LIN has the advantage of being very close to the center. Indeed, but right Now there is a very confortante train that takes about 45 minutes from downtown to the airport.. you are seated, ac, plugs and so on, whereas right Now to linate there is a...

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by AZa346
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milan Linate airport closes 27/07/19 for three months
Replies: 15
Views: 4020

Milan Linate airport closes 27/07/19 for three months

As of today Milan Linate Airport will close for three months to allow runway repaving and terminal and BHS upgrades. All traffic will move to Milan Malpensa, with the exception of a BA flight to Heathrow and a bunch of FCO-bound AZ flights that will go to Milan Bergamo. This will put a lot of stress...

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