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by cityairline
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1810

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: 679
Views: 106009

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: 679
Views: 106009

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: 679
Views: 106009

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: 679
Views: 106009

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: 679
Views: 106009

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: 679
Views: 106009

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: 679
Views: 106009

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: 679
Views: 106009

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: 679
Views: 106009

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: 9222

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: 679
Views: 106009

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: 583
Views: 87369

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: 3179

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: 6331

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: 171376

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: 108490

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: 108490

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: 1660

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: 1660

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: 8052

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: 8052

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: 12995

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: 12995

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: 171376

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: 12995

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: 171376

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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by cityairline
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 48399

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

Hey!
I’m flying QR Business Class on DOH-ADL-DOH next month (November), and I was wondering if anyone knows if they deploy their Qsuite-configured A359 on this route yet, or if I have to settle with the (also amazing) ’’old’’ Business product?

Thank you in advance!

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by cityairline
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

On 1 April 2019, Gothenburg will get its fifth new route starting the same week! This time up, it’s Laudamotion that will serve Stuttgart twice weekly, Mondays and Fridays! The main targets are business travelers in the car industry, but also inbound German tourists. The market has grown from 2,000 ...

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by cityairline
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

SWISS will increase its offering to the Nordics in Summer 19: ZRH-GOT will be increased from 7/7 to 14/7. Day-trips will be possible everyday. Wow, this route was launched only three years ago. It seems like GOT is currently on fire. I have never seen so much expansion and growth announced for the ...

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by cityairline
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

How come Ryanair keeps on expanding at GOT? Aren't they bothered by the new government tax? I don’t know, but is doesn’t seen to scare them away. Now they are adding a fourth new destination for next spring, to Dublin! Together with PRG/BCN/MAN, the new DUB route will bring the total destinations b...

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by cityairline
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

After Ryanair announcing PRG/MAN/BCN from GOT starting next April, Norwegian will now increase following routes from GOT: Malaga: From 3 to 7 weekly Barcelona: From 4 to 7 weekly Alicante: From 4 to 5 weekly Like mentioned earlier, BCN will be added 3 x weekly by Ryanair on the same date. Together w...

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by cityairline
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Ryanair will launch two new routes from GOT starting april 2019: *Gothenburg-Prague, 2 weekly *Gothenburg-Manchester, 2 weekly At the same time Malta will increase from 1 to 2 weekly and Edinburgh will become a year-around route this winter. The new additions bring Ryanairs number of destinations f...

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by cityairline
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Is Joon replacing AF at ARN? https://www.swedavia.com/arlanda/news/the-carrier-joon-to-start-operating-at-stockholm-arlanda/?_ga=2.104062656.1197930090.1538415467-457984507.1532731545 According to the press release Joon is going to fly 4x daily, which I believe is the same frequency AF has. Besides...

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by cityairline
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Ryanair will launch two new routes from GOT starting april 2019: *Gothenburg-Prague, 2 weekly *Gothenburg-Manchester, 2 weekly At the same time Malta will increase from 1 to 2 weekly and Edinburgh will become a year-around route this winter. The new additions bring Ryanairs number of destinations f...

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by cityairline
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Don't know if it was already reported by from 24.10.2018 Wizz Air will be discontinuing Warsaw/Bucharest-Gothenburg flights. That's not right at all. The initial news were that Wizz would cancel GOT-WAW/OTP/WRO. But now the airline has loaded both WAW and WRO back into the system starting in april....

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by cityairline
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New QR Route Thread
Replies: 24
Views: 3514

Re: New QR Route Thread

What are some of the new routes that QR is looking to start in the coming 6 months? I reckon the following routes have a good chance: Doha - Ipoh Doha - Lombok Doha - Kuantan Doha - Stuttgart Doha - Siem Reap Doha - Talinn Doha - Shannon Doha - Wuhan Doha - Batam Doha - Chiang Rai Doha - Pokhara Do...

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by cityairline
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New QR Route Thread
Replies: 24
Views: 3514

Re: New QR Route Thread

New routes in six months?
Two weeks ago QR announced five weekly Gothenburg service onboard the 787-8, starting December 12. Already open for booking. It’s their second Swedish destination after Stockholm.

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by cityairline
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

The news of Qatar Airways starting up GOT service had barely sunk in for us here in Gothenburg before the next important airline and destination that we’ve been waiting for came along! Aeroflot is launching DAILY service to Gothenburg starting October 29! SVO21:05 - GOT21:40 SU9 Daily GOT00:20 - SVO...

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by cityairline
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Thanks for looking up the numbers. I know that basically the whole QR network is built around flowing traffic via DOH, but GOT must be one of their smallest outstations. Just fascinating to see how QR is able to make such a small city work! They are really strong in the Scandinavian market, even mo...

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by cityairline
Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Kikko19 wrote:
Tk going 10 weekly ist-tll, i guess after the new Ist apt will be open.

As well as IST-RIX and IST-VNO. Seems like all three Baltic capitals will go from 7 to 10 weekly!

But that’s not Nordic so...

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by cityairline
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways to launch Gothenburg with 787!
Replies: 27
Views: 5762

Re: Qatar Airways to launch Gothenburg with 787!

Would they also capture some danish traffic if the fares are good? Almost no one in Denmark would ever choose to fly via Gothenburg unless you really really want to sit of a ferry to over three hours before and after . There are no flights of any significance either. Geographically close but for a ...

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by cityairline
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

So I already created a dedicated thread for it, but QR yesterday made it official that GOT will be launched 5 x weekly onboard the 787, starting December 12. QR173 DOH0155 - GOT0635 1xx4xx7 QR177 DOH0820 - GOT1300 xx3xx6x QR174 GOT0805 - DOH1610 1xx4xx7 QR178 GOT1510 - DOH2315 xx3xx6x I find it inte...

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by cityairline
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways to launch Gothenburg with 787!
Replies: 27
Views: 5762

Re: Qatar Airways to launch Gothenburg with 787!

Qatar are grasping at straws ... Cardiff, possibly Belfast ... theyve lost the plot Like the last posts are claiming already, you're under estimating EK/QR and also secondary markets. For example this winter, CPH with its' 3-4 million catchment area will see 6,444 weekly one-way seats from QR and a...

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by cityairline
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways to launch Gothenburg with 787!
Replies: 27
Views: 5762

Re: Qatar Airways to launch Gothenburg with 787!

SCQ83 wrote:
I bet half of PAX will connect to/from Thailand.

As a GOT employee I can only agree! It won't be unusual to see around 100 passengers on each flight bound for BKK/HKT/KBV.

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by cityairline
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways to launch Gothenburg with 787!
Replies: 27
Views: 5762

Qatar Airways to launch Gothenburg with 787!

Starting December 12, QR will launch a new 5 weekly service to Gothenburg, onboard the 787 Dreamliner! This is huge news for us here and speculations started many years ago. But the strong rumours started about a month ago, so it's nice to finally see it become official! GOT is very well served by t...

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by cityairline
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 108490

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Wow, congrats PAL for jumping from 67th spot to 49th, that’s an amazing improvement!

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by cityairline
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

I know the whole point is to connect GOT to the greater network out of DOH, but I wonder what the O&D is on GOT-DOH, if not just for a good laugh of how small it must be. Looking at only the O&D GOT-DOH and return, market size is approximately 450-500 PAX yearly each way. Clearly this is fo...

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by cityairline
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

I know the whole point is to connect GOT to the greater network out of DOH, but I wonder what the O&D is on GOT-DOH, if not just for a good laugh of how small it must be. I’m sure it was zero per day, but after the multi billion dollar deal the Qatari government recently did with Volvo, it incr...

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by cityairline
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 171376

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Qatar Airways is expected to within a week announce five weekly Gothenburg service onboard the 787 Dreamliner! This will be huge news for us and our very first real long haul route... I have heard this rumor for a long time but I have also understood that QR (or EK for that matter) has plans to con...

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