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by cityairline
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 795
Views: 123617

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Starting today KLM steps up their operations here at GOT, going straight from 1 to 3 daily flights, including night stop.
From September it will become 4 daily.

(Original operation pre-covid was 6 Daily)

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by cityairline
Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 199
Views: 14977

Re: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread

Does anyone know what config the A321neo will have?
I read somewhere C16/Y150, but is this correct?
And also what config will the 787-9 have, and why are seven of them ready for delivery but stored?

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by cityairline
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/5/2020:PR Adds MNL-SEA,CEB-LAX;HU Drops LAS-PEK
Replies: 44
Views: 11280

Re: OAG Changes 1/5/2020:PR Adds MNL-SEA,CEB-LAX;HU Drops LAS-PEK

Philippine Airlines is getting really big in North America!

MNL-YYZ: Daily 359
MNL-YVR: Daily 77W
MNL-JFK: Daily 359
MNL-HNL: 5 weekly 333
MNL-SEA: 3 weekly 359
MNL-SFO: 14 weekly 77W
MNL-LAX: 14-17 weekly
CEB-LAX: 3 weekly 77W

An average of nine daily flights!

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by cityairline
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020
Replies: 41
Views: 7329

Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

MAD is premium for South America - not necessarily true for Asia though - and even more in South East Asia where there's no non-stop flight to MAD . IB is struggling with PVG and NRT. Air Europa doesn't fly to any destination in Asia. That suggest that the market MAD-Asia is not that premium (not s...

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by cityairline
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United seeking SFO-MNL route
Replies: 80
Views: 13203

Re: Rumor: United seeking SFO-MNL route

LAX/SFO-SGN are more likely UA adds in the region than low-yield MNL, which already has nonstop service to both US coasts. And please feel free to explain why on earth you think that SGN (also very low yield!) would be more viable than MNL from LAX/SFO? 1: The total Philippine economy is alot bigge...

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by cityairline
Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United seeking SFO-MNL route
Replies: 80
Views: 13203

Re: Rumor: United seeking SFO-MNL route

LAX/SFO-SGN are more likely UA adds in the region than low-yield MNL, which already has nonstop service to both US coasts. And please feel free to explain why on earth you think that SGN (also very low yield!) would be more viable than MNL from LAX/SFO? 1: The total Philippine economy is alot bigge...

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by cityairline
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United seeking SFO-MNL route
Replies: 80
Views: 13203

Re: Rumor: United seeking SFO-MNL route

x1234 wrote:
If their going to launch MNL they better launch BKK as well.

Why? SFO-MNL is a bigger market than SFO-BKK, and also BKK would be an extra 2-3 hours which would impact profits heavily...

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by cityairline
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United seeking SFO-MNL route
Replies: 80
Views: 13203

Re: Rumor: United seeking SFO-MNL route

This has been talked about for so long now, so it would be great if UA finally launched SFO-MNL. It’s a huge market and it could really use a competitor to PR. The Philippine economy has grown by almost 40% in the last five years, and the future looks bright, so it would be a good investment for UA ...

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by cityairline
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

More bad news for ARN on the long haul front! The last two years Emirates has been operating double daily during high season (Dec-Mar and Jun-Aug), and lately it has been scheduled at 11 weekly as a year-around service! Now, the second flight has been removed completely and left ARN at not only dail...

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by cityairline
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Last week four new routes were launched from GOT by Ryanair/Lauda! Gdansk: 3 weekly Budapest: 2 weekly Katowice: 2 weekly Vienna: 2 weekly (OE) At the same time four routes that were launched in March becomes year-around services, namely: Manchester: 2 weekly Dublin: 2 weekly Prague: 2 weekly Barcel...

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by cityairline
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Starting March 29, Eurowings will launch a daily (except Saturdays) service between GOT-HAM, operated by A319/A320.
This route is already flown by OK, as part of their daily GOT-HAM-PRG service...

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by cityairline
Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

So what's the reason for this drop? Why are there so many fewer passengers? Are people switching to trains or was market artificially stimulated through too much competition? Sweden has made huge investments in their railway network. I cannot say if the current trains can be described as luxury, bu...

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by cityairline
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

15% for Gothenburg, that is very much. Yes it is, indeed. And the reason to this is that Gothenburg is the only major city where high speed rail can really compete from Stockholm, with many rides at only 3 hours! Malmö still takes 4,5 hours by train, thus less people who are willing to give up flyi...

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by cityairline
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS moving LAX route from ARN to CPH
Replies: 65
Views: 10215

Re: SAS moving LAX route from ARN to CPH

MillwallSean wrote:
I only visit Gothenburg and I have yet to see this demonstrated there but Gothenburg and Gothenburgians aren't atypical of Sweden or swedes so...

Please be so kind and explain the second part further :lol: I am extremely interested in what you mean...

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by cityairline
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS and Boston.
Replies: 5
Views: 1771

Re: SAS and Boston.

I know that SAS uses a too-big A330 on the Boston route and was wondering whether they have a new aircraft coming along that would make it more viable and sustainable than it is now. SAS has a few A321Neos coming along next year. CPH-BOS has been mentioned several times as a good candidate for the ...

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by cityairline
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Strange the QR GOT flight have such a Mia-match schedule.... Not strange at all. Almost every new QR destination in Europe is launched with this schedule. Even ARN and OSL had the same schedule, then they increased flights to more than daily. I believe this is to enable a big variety of connections...

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by cityairline
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

And it’s finally official: On December 1st Qatar Airways will increase Gothenburg from five weekly to a daily service, using the 787 Dreamliner! GOT-DOH QR174 08:05-16:10 12x4xx7 GOT-DOH QR178 15:10-23:15 xx3x56x DOH-GOT QR173 01:55-06:35 12x4xx7 DOH-GOT QR177 08:20-13:00 xx3x56x QR is highly popula...

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by cityairline
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's
Replies: 81
Views: 18291

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

In any case, the Brexit thing seems like a typical Ryanair excuse. In general Europe is over served so that means that some of the newest low-cost routes make you wonder whom they are targeting. For instance with Ryanair things like Edinburg-Luxembourg or Manchester-Gothenburg. May I ask why MAN-GO...

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by cityairline
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TK A350 future routes
Replies: 12
Views: 3007

Re: TK A350 future routes

Personally i think gru/exe route is a candidate for switch to 789/359 As per TK monthly traffic report, load factor of latak routed isnaround 80% so if they switch toone of 359/789 lf will be +90%, seems that after 340s departure 77w was too big Same might apply to manila, taipe, houston, miami, sf...

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by cityairline
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 8593

Re: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019

Why should we exclude the Philippines just because they have their own thread? It’s still a major part of Southeast Asia... Lets say that a new route is being launched between the Philippines and a Southeast Asian neighbour, shouldn’t that be posted here? Because the author excluded the Philippines...

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by cityairline
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 8593

Re: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019

Why should we exclude the Philippines just because they have their own thread? It’s still a major part of Southeast Asia... Lets say that a new route is being launched between the Philippines and a Southeast Asian neighbour, shouldn’t that be posted here? Because the author excluded the Philippines...

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by cityairline
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

While talking about the Swedish Flygskam and decrease in air travel, I would actually appreciate if you separate or specify ARN and GOT from each other. Yes, domestic travel is decreasing like crazy at both airports, but when talking about international air travel (which is the most important in Swe...

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by cityairline
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

I agree SAS long haul product is really nice in all three classes. From Norway it was okay to fly through ARN, even though it feels like it’s going in the opposite direction. But so is CPH, even though it feels as a more spacious airport than ARN. As for flying from ARN it adds some 400 kroners for...

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by cityairline
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 8593

Re: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019

Why should we exclude the Philippines just because they have their own thread? It’s still a major part of Southeast Asia...
Lets say that a new route is being launched between the Philippines and a Southeast Asian neighbour, shouldn’t that be posted here?

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by cityairline
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Very strong rumours that QR are happy with their new Gothenburg service and will increase the 787 route to a daily flight in November, less than a year after it was launched as 5 weekly! During winter season the most popular connections are to Southeast Asia, while during summer season that shifts t...

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by cityairline
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

The annual report of Airports of Thailand has been released, including route statistics. Statistics for BKK/HKT to Nordics are below: Phuket: ARN: 70,293 (-2.2%) HEL: 66,373 (-1.4%) CPH: 45,010 (+10.0%) OSL: 9,216 (+1.7%) And thanks for including GOT (25,481), that had three times the OSL figure. A...

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by cityairline
Fri May 31, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Umeå is after all a slightly larger town than Skellefteå. But it's hard to come up with potential routes, maybe KLM could try it? Actually I’ve been wondering for quite some time why KL hasn’t tried UME yet. A daily E175 would be a good start. They made LPI and VXO work and seem to perform very wel...

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by cityairline
Thu May 30, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

SAS were suppose to announce the new routes for the A321Neos during this spring, weren’t they? Does anyone know how that’s going...?

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by cityairline
Thu May 16, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Starting from July 17, Air Serbia will operate two weekly flights from Nis to Goteborg onboard its A319. This route will be subsidized for a five year period by the Serbian government. https://www.exyuaviation.com/p/air-serbia-nis-gothenburg.html Please see my previous post. Air Serbia will launch ...

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by cityairline
Tue May 14, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

KEF numbers for April:

April: 474.519 (-27%)
YTD: 2.104.785 (-13.6%)

As we know, mainly because of WOW’s bankruptcy.
This makes KEF drop from Nordic 5th to 7th, with GOT now being 5th and BGO at 6th spot.

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by cityairline
Sun May 12, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Air Serbia will launch Gothenburg-Nis (GOT-INI) in July. The flight will operate twice weekly year-around using an A319.

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by cityairline
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Ryanair launches two new routes from Gothenburg this autumn!

Katowice: 2 weekly
Gdansk: 3 weekly (already served by Wizz)

With these, Ryanair have launched six new routes from GOT in 2019 for a total of 19!

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by cityairline
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

So SVG went from both SK and BA serving LHR to none? Yikes! Atleast when SK left GOT-LHR, BA saw their opportunity and added a third daily rotation... What is happpening at SAS? STN will be a failure and both CPH and SVG will perform badly there, it needs to be LHR for SK! Didn’t they learn anything...

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by cityairline
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS to get A321LR
Replies: 40
Views: 12280

Re: SAS to get A321LR

Unbelievable is has not been mentioned. I saw some statistics recently and GOT-EWR is by far the largets unserved route between Scandinavia and the US. GOT has a 2 million catchment area and is served by almost every major European carrier and also QR widebody. AAR/BLL/BGO/SVG are alot smaller marke...

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by cityairline
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267059

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Today Mr. Al Baker of Qatar Airways visited Gothenburg to hold a press conference about the new five weekly 787 service launched last month. http://news.cision.com/no/qatar-airways/r/qatar-airways-hosts-press-conference-in-gothenburg-to-celebrate-the-launch-of-its-second-swedish-gat,c2723175 A few p...

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by cityairline
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 894
Views: 177720

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

MNL increased the number of passengers during 2018 by 7% to pass 45 million! I find this impressive as it has been done mostly without adding flights. Bigger aircraft (A321s replacing A320s) at both PR and 5J, together with higher load factors has enabled this growth of 3 million passengers! Domesti...

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by cityairline
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How to make Boeing pay attention to the Philippine market?
Replies: 28
Views: 3365

Re: How to make Boeing pay attention to the Philippine market?

There’s only one reason the Philippine domestic market isn’t bigger than it is, and one reason only. It’s because of the fact that MNL is completly full and overcrowded, there have not been any slots available for years now! Once the new airport opens (in X years?), believe me when I say that the ai...

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by cityairline
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PR seeks overflight rights from Saudi Arabia for MNL-TLV flights
Replies: 46
Views: 6618

Re: PR seeks overflight rights from Saudi Arabia for MNL-TLV flights

I would say a big target here is Israeli tourists (like Lurvebus mentioned)! Although still not a huge number, the group has grown like crazy in the Philippines during the last few years. Going from 5,000 visitors in 2012, to 20,000 last year, the number has quadrupled in six years! This group toget...

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by cityairline
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 178095

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Today (Wednesday) we at GOT welcomed the very first flight with Qatar Airways and its 787-8 Dreamliner! This was a huge deal for the airport and the Gothenburg region so there was a great event at the airport during the afternoon. Media was invited among others. I myself, was very happy to be presen...

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by cityairline
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 115396

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

I wonder if PAL will reduced frequency between MNL and YVR considering it is the only other route being operated by the B77W and moved one of the additional frequency to LAX? I don’t think they will. YVR just recently got decreased to daily when they made JFK nonstop, as it used to go via YVR. So I...

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by cityairline
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 115396

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

This shows clearly that N. America really is PAL’s bread and butter, which some A.netters seem to have a hard time understanding. And 17w to LAX, wow! Even though I didn’t see this one coming, I’m not surprised! Sleepless, you think this is too much based on what? Between January-August, the airline...

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by cityairline
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Wizz Air discount tickets.
Replies: 21
Views: 1847

Re: Wizz Air discount tickets.

I bought five return tickets for Gothenburg-London/STN with Ryanair a few years ago and paid 300sek (33US$) for all. So the price per person one way was about 3US$... Wow, this was a good deal, but $120 for Boston to Sydney round trip in lie-flat business class is unbelievable. Yes, but obviously f...

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by cityairline
Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Wizz Air discount tickets.
Replies: 21
Views: 1847

Re: Wizz Air discount tickets.

I bought five return tickets for Gothenburg-London/STN with Ryanair a few years ago and paid 300sek (33US$) for all. So the price per person one way was about 3US$...

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by cityairline
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viet Nam to U.S.A.
Replies: 49
Views: 8480

Re: Viet Nam to U.S.A.

These questions get asked a lot. As with Philippines, they can certainly launch it for the prestige factor but it won’t make any money. the Chinese carriers are too inexpensive on these one stop itineraries. Eh, please explain this one! Philippine Airlines is not owned by the government, unlike man...

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by cityairline
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viet Nam to U.S.A.
Replies: 49
Views: 8480

Re: Viet Nam to U.S.A.

These questions get asked a lot. As with Philippines, they can certainly launch it for the prestige factor but it won’t make any money. the Chinese carriers are too inexpensive on these one stop itineraries. Eh, please explain this one! Philippine Airlines is not owned by the government, unlike man...

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by cityairline
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL inaugurates world’s eighth longest route: MNL-JFK
Replies: 57
Views: 13611

Re: PAL inaugurates world’s eighth longest route: MNL-JFK

Someone has got way too excited about PR. There are only three airlines which fly nonstop between Southeast Asia and continental USA, and PR is not the biggest. It has 22 weekly flights compared with SQ's 52 and UA's 14. PR MNL-JFK 4 weekly MNL-LAX 11 MNL-SFO 7 SQ SIN-IAH 5 SIN-SFO 14 SIN-LAX 19 SI...

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by cityairline
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL inaugurates world’s eighth longest route: MNL-JFK
Replies: 57
Views: 13611

Re: PAL inaugurates world’s eighth longest route: MNL-JFK

CaliguyNYC wrote:
Hope it succeeds but is there enough traffic?

Yields? Don't know, that remains to be seen...
Enough traffic? With almost 300,000 Filipinos in the NY metro area, yes!
Don't forget that Tagalog/Filipino is the fourth most spoken language in the US... ;)

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by cityairline
Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 178095

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Last night Aeroflot inaugurated their new service on Moscow-Gothenburg! The flight is now served daily onboard the Sukhoi SU9, and very well timed for Asian and domestic connections! SU2180 SVO-GOT (21:15-21:50) Daily SU9 SU2181 GOT-SVO (00:20-04:45) Daily SU9 I guess there is no O&D market sin...

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by cityairline
Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL inaugurates world’s eighth longest route: MNL-JFK
Replies: 57
Views: 13611

PAL inaugurates world’s eighth longest route: MNL-JFK

Philippine Airlines has just inaugurated the world’s eighth longest route, and the airline’s longest! PR126/127 will be served five times weekly onboard the new A350-900 and flight duration westbound will be almost 17 hours! The airline has up until now served the route via Vancouver onboard the 77W...

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by cityairline
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 178095

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Last night Aeroflot inaugurated their new service on Moscow-Gothenburg! The flight is now served daily onboard the Sukhoi SU9, and very well timed for Asian and domestic connections!

SU2180 SVO-GOT (21:15-21:50) Daily SU9
SU2181 GOT-SVO (00:20-04:45) Daily SU9

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