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by nname
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2138

Re: NW20 Intercontinental routes to Canada thread

Air India from Oct. 25, 2020 - Dehli - Vancouver B777-300ER 3 weekly https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/294288/air-india-adds-delhi-vancouver-service-from-late-oct-2020/ Air India also operates 5x weekly DEL-YYZ with 77W. Other flights from Asia (until end of March, unless otherwise ...

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by nname
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese aviation market international capacity restriction
Replies: 139
Views: 18044

Re: China Relaxes Foreign Airline Ban; Delta/United Allowed to Resume

enilria wrote:
This would require the US crew to stay in China for 7 days so it is a non-starter I’m sure.


What if the plane stay on the ground for a day, then fly back with the same crew?

This is what the Chinese airlines do with this 1x weekly restriction.

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by nname
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese aviation market international capacity restriction
Replies: 139
Views: 18044

Re: Chinese aviation market international capacity restriction

I think that requirement no longer stands. AC will operate 1x weekly YVR-PVG starting in a few days. 3U applied CTU-HGH-LAX after receive approval from the Chinese authority. Both routes did not run on Mar 12. Nothing consistent listed in GDS for AC. It seems to be a one-off flight on June 13th - m...

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by nname
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese aviation market international capacity restriction
Replies: 139
Views: 18044

Re: Chinese aviation market international capacity restriction

The CAAC baseline service requirement of March 12 still stands, and with the U.S. which had zero passenger flights to China at the time, so there is no baseline schedule to work up from when resuming service. I think that requirement no longer stands. AC will operate 1x weekly YVR-PVG starting in a...

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by nname
Thu May 21, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese aviation market international capacity restriction
Replies: 139
Views: 18044

Re: Chinese aviation market international capacity restriction

Considering the Chinese airlines were making big losses on international routes, not flying these routes could help a bit the bottom line. Check their ticket price right now. The supply are so limited that people are willing to pay anything to get back. I can't imagine they're loosing money on inte...

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by nname
Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 SNA Slot Allocation released
Replies: 104
Views: 20264

Re: 2020 SNA Slot Allocation released

https://aircanada.mediaroom.com/2020-03 ... California

How would the slot allocated..?
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Seems like there will be a new entrant this year:
https://aircanada.mediaroom.com/2020-03 ... California

How would the slot allocated..?

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by nname
Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada S20 International network changes
Replies: 80
Views: 22305

Re: Air Canada S20 International network changes

I guess this is international...

AC576 YVR 0900 - 1159 SNA 319 D
AC577 SNA 1240 - 1527 YVR 319 D

AC got a slot for SNA...?

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by nname
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do airlines reuse flight number of their terminated destination?
Replies: 42
Views: 5877

Re: Do airlines reuse flight number of their terminated destination?

AC had pretty run out of the flight numbers for 500s (full) and 800s series (6-pairs left). So when a route that are cancelled or became Rouge or Express, then the flight number would be reused in the following year. For instance, AC810 was YUL-ALG... after the route being transferred to Rouge, next...

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by nname
Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UK-Canada Flights
Replies: 14
Views: 2967

Re: UK-Canada Flights

2-weeks round-trip from any London airport to North America within the next 6 months.... is it really that much more expensive?

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by nname
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Enters Canada With MSP-YVR
Replies: 26
Views: 3784

Re: Sun Country Enters Canada With MSP-YVR

The taxes to Canada can add up fast. When I worked for an airline I traveled free, but had to pay departure taxes. It was more expensive to come back from YUL and YYZ than it was parts of Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean! YVR wasn't as bad I recall, but still more than Mexico and others. I never und...

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by nname
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Hong Kong Airlines to defer salary payment and cut their last North American flight to YVR
Replies: 95
Views: 18619

Re: Rumor: Hong Kong Airlines to defer salary payment and cut their last North American flight to YVR

I wasn’t supporting the comment, I actually didn’t directly address that at all. My comment was highlighting that people in mainland China source of information for external events is all controlled by the government, and I had empathy for their viewpoint as they just don’t know any better. It woul...

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by nname
Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?
Replies: 184
Views: 31725

Re: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?

I'm surprised YYZ is more of a front runner than YVR, maybe the SEA route affects YVR pax? Because YVR is not in the US, and SIN-YVR is also not an ULR route (can be done with regular A350) And YYZ is in the US??? Well, the thread title says "another US ULR route", so I don't know why the...

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by nname
Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of YVR-China capacity
Replies: 1
Views: 967

Re: Future of YVR-China capacity

Hainan also wanted CKG-TSN-YVR but for some reason it fell through, they ended up going with SZX-TSN-YVR in 2018. HU is all about subsidy. They already launched CKG-PEK-YYZ, so I doubt CKG is willing to fund another route to Canada. On the other hand, SZX is willing to fund the service, so the rout...

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by nname
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?
Replies: 184
Views: 31725

Re: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?

YYZORD wrote:
I'm surprised YYZ is more of a front runner than YVR, maybe the SEA route affects YVR pax?


Because YVR is not in the US, and SIN-YVR is also not an ULR route (can be done with regular A350)

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by nname
Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore and South Korea Formalise Expanded Air Services Agreement
Replies: 27
Views: 3249

Re: Singapore and South Korea Formalise Expanded Air Services Agreement

Could this allow SQ to bring back SIN-ICN-YVR? Their SIN-SEA nonstop is getting upped to 5x/week next year. I doubt it because of AC. AC has a lot of influence on who gets to serve Canada. SQ left YVR because AC put up a big fuss when SQ wanted to increase frequency on the SIN-ICN-YVR. AC raised th...

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by nname
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should the Commonwealth create a Common Aviation Area like the ECAA in Europe?
Replies: 40
Views: 3691

Re: Should the Commonwealth create a Common Aviation Area like the ECAA in Europe?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CANZUK
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While not the entire Commonwealth, there are ideas and proposals for free movements between at least some Commonwealth members.
See CANZUK: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CANZUK

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by nname
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AC future routes out of YVR
Replies: 13
Views: 1870

Re: AC future routes out of YVR

Expand Pier D in YVR? Don't get it. I am flying around there regularly and find that most gates there are empty most of the time. I am just not under impression there is shortage of international gates at YVR. U.S. section though could obviously use some more room (and another lounge there). Last s...

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by nname
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 41145

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

Interesting piece of info, as of the June equipment changes for AC, all but one 77W route will now be to/from YYZ, which is the most I have personally ever seen. The only 77W route that won't touch YYZ is YUL-CDG from what I can see currently. 77Ws from YYZ are currently running daily MUC, ZRH, AMS...

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by nname
Mon May 13, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reason behind 12H+ AC recent delays from Oz?
Replies: 4
Views: 2047

Re: Reason behind 12H+ AC recent delays from Oz?

Seems like it's just simply due to not enough planes. Instead of doing 2x YYZ-YVR-SYD-YVR-YYZ in 4 days, the plane did YYZ-YVR-SYD-YVR-SYD-YVR-SYD-YVR-YYZ by cancelling the domestic leg and a 12hr delay for one of the YVR-SYD-YVR round-trip. The same apply for MEL. Instead of running domestic/trans-...

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by nname
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: NH starting TYO-YYZ Either Late 2019 or Early 2020 According to NH Reps At Star Wars Celebration in Chicago
Replies: 52
Views: 10278

Re: Rumor: NH starting TYO-YYZ Either Late 2019 or Early 2020 According to NH Reps At Star Wars Celebration in Chicago

Online flight schedule

YYZORD wrote:
Damnnn, where'd you get this info? Even more of a potential proof!

hollywoodcory wrote:
Could be why AC has removed the YYZ legs on AC9/10 in S20. Currently only showing YYC-NRT-YYC.

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by nname
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends EWR-DEL to 8th of May
Replies: 49
Views: 9890

Re: UA suspends EWR-DEL for two weeks from 4/5

Why is UA cancelling while AC is still flying? Flights (EWR-DEL vs YYZ-DEL) are similar in length... If you look at all DEL- North America flights none of them with the exception of AI's DEL-SFO at this point in time are operating as a nonstop, they all having to make tech stops. AC DEL-YYZ flight ...

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by nname
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Air Cuts U.S. Routes
Replies: 25
Views: 7608

Re: Flair Air Cuts U.S. Routes

I believe the reputation for Canada to have high fees is somewhat undeserved, On a round trip, the vast majority come from the US side. That's what I've been telling people all the time. It's cheaper for people to travel to US destinations from SEA instead of YVR is purely because they evaded inter...

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by nname
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistani Airspace to remain Closed with exceptions
Replies: 122
Views: 20200

Re: Pakistani Airspace to remain Closed till updated: 5th March, with exceptions

On March 3rd, I was flying on AC045, the direct flight from Delhi to YVR, and our flight was rerouted to travel south around Pakistan with a refueling stop in Copenhagen. The original 14.5 hour direct flight turned into a 19+ hour flight with no option to leave the plane or to get food. The infligh...

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by nname
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What MAX Ban Means For Air Canada TATL
Replies: 108
Views: 21305

Re: What MAX Ban Means For Air Canada TATL

YVR-HNL will consolidate into one flight and operated by 77W
YVR-OGG will consolidate into one flight and operated by 789
YVR-CUN/PVR/SJD/ZIH will operated by 321
YVR-KOA looks like it will be cancelled

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by nname
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?
Replies: 43
Views: 8097

Re: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?

Couldn't they fly the other way or would that involve additional China-Russia overfly rights? GCMAP routes DEL-YVR as not touching Pakistan at all. Indeed it would require additional overflight rights which they don't have. Avoiding Russian airspace might be possible with a stop in Japan or South K...

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by nname
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?
Replies: 67
Views: 10775

Re: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?

I remembered in 2016 there was a UA flight from ANC to DEN diverted to YVR...

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by nname
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 564
Views: 96626

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

malev2012 wrote:
Also it looks like AC is cutting service to SAT, yet our AC service was upgaged to the smallest mainline aircraft last year.


Downgauged back to Express this summer, but frequency almost doubled to 13x weekly.

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by nname
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics
Replies: 225
Views: 37331

Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

I guess YVR must have handled around 25,5 million passengers in 2018. We may find out in a couple of weeks. That's a bit too low. Last December YVR handled a bit over 2 million passengers, so 25.9 is pretty much in the bag. If December have the same growth rate as November (5.42%), then it'll end t...

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by nname
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 330
Views: 61555

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Also, less familiar with YUL and YYZ, but seems like:
YUL-BOD new route 4x weekly 7M8
YYZ-WAW convert back to Rouge

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by nname
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 330
Views: 61555

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Amongst other changes, from YUL, flights to FRA, NRT and PVG will be upgauged to 789, replacing the 788 that were in use this year. I'm curious to see whether YVR-ZRH will return or not next year. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280806/air-canada-s19-mainline-long-haul-service-cha...

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by nname
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore-Vancouver: “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”
Replies: 21
Views: 3768

Re: Singapore-Vancouver: “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”

Maybe they could drag YYZ into it and run YYZ-YVR-SIN like how the Australian service started at SYD... AC runs "high density' B777 out of YVR to HKG to make the economics work I think it's more like.. AC cannot obtain additional slot in HKG to add more flights, so they squeeze as many people a...

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by nname
Mon May 07, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YVR (Vancouver I'ntl) Airport Expansion 2037 Plan
Replies: 13
Views: 3735

Re: YVR (Vancouver I'ntl) Airport Expansion 2037 Plan

From the presentation earlier this year, seems like YVR now favour remote stand operation. The plan is to build 10 remote stands in the east apron for US and international departures, and this is not part of the master plan. This summer there will be 4 remote gates for international and 1 for US dep...

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by nname
Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airport 2017 Year-End Passenger Stats
Replies: 67
Views: 7934

Re: Canadian Airport 2017 Year-End Passenger Stats

8.4%, not 6.3% Uh? I calculated on the basis of 2016 numbers (22,284,496) being 100%; meaning 100% divided by 22,284,496 and multiplied by 24,166,122 (2017) which makes 106,33. An additional 6,33% over the previous year. 24,166,122 / 22,284,496 = 1.08443... so that's 8.443% increase. Your equation ...

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by nname
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YVR to Welcome Hainan Airlines
Replies: 16
Views: 2678

Re: YVR to Welcome Hainan Airlines

Today, for example, there were 13 International departures from YVR just between 11:30am and 1:30pm alone! (11 to Asia, 2 to Europe). There are only about 13 international gates (and that's at a push, using the interchange domestic and US gates that can convert to international). There should be 17...

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by nname
Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YVR to Welcome Hainan Airlines
Replies: 16
Views: 2678

Re: YVR to Welcome Hainan Airlines

Why does HU have so many subsidiary's in the first place? Purchase of failing airlines (ie. Hong Kong Airlines), JV with local government (ie. Air Changan), through mergers but choose to keep separate brands (ie. Tianjin Airlines), leisure division (ie. Beijing Capital), low-cost division (ie. Luck...

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by nname
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada says increased demand could prompt more airplane orders (CBC)
Replies: 120
Views: 14682

Re: Air Canada says increased demand could prompt more airplane orders (CBC)

Odd that YYZ is so slow to respond to growth. Here, YVR, which is experiencing about the same growth rate, keeps planning ahead and is just about to embark on several terminal expansions, D and A piers, and well as tripling the size of the parkade and an eastward extension of the US Departures chec...

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by nname
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIN-SEA/YVR - Untapped?
Replies: 55
Views: 7503

Re: SIN-SEA/YVR - Untapped?

https://www.biv.com/article/2017/8/air- ... ontinents/
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AC is still considering YVR-SIN and/or BKK with 789 according to this article:
https://www.biv.com/article/2017/8/air- ... ontinents/

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by nname
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights
Replies: 109
Views: 17450

Re: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights

From where I am, I think it's this one

PR127 JFK0015 – 0330YVR0515 – 0945+1MNL

Bad for 3:30am arrival at YVR, bad for 5:15am departure, and bad for people going from JFK and MNL to have a landing and take off in the middle of the night.

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by nname
Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airlines to YVR? A350?
Replies: 20
Views: 3837

Re: Hong Kong Airlines to YVR? A350?

It is very foolish of HX wanting to launch their North America expansion with YVR being the first route. Though it is a high P2P market segment they should have learnt from the mistakes of Oasis and rather focus on markets currently not served nonstop by CX which have decent potential with an A359....

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by nname
Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YVR thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 95
Views: 16054

Re: YVR Thread

YVR seem to be having a good year. year to August 31 passenger numbers up 10.1% overall with European passengers numbers up 15% and Asia Pacific up 13.9% and Mexico south America up 25% some new routes started and announced in 2016: YVR-BNE AC YVR-NGO AC YVR-TPE AC YVR-DEL AC YVR-XMN MF YVR-MEX AM ...

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by nname
Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada expansion including Mumbai, Taipei, Nagoya and Algiers
Replies: 93
Views: 16485

Re: Air Canada expansion including Mumbai, Taipei, Nagoya and Algiers

Good luck with TPE. China Airlines and EVA both fill their 747 flights for peanuts. CI has great service and EVA has *A benefits. Not sure what AC can bring to the table. The TPE-YVR and TPE-YYZ route consistently have LF in the low- to mid-90s, even higher during peak season. BR wanted daily or mo...

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by nname
Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada expansion including Mumbai, Taipei, Nagoya and Algiers
Replies: 93
Views: 16485

Re: Air Canada expansion including Mumbai, Taipei, Nagoya and Algiers

Good luck with TPE. China Airlines and EVA both fill their 747 flights for peanuts. CI has great service and EVA has *A benefits. Not sure what AC can bring to the table. The TPE-YVR and TPE-YYZ route consistently have LF in the low- to mid-90s, even higher during peak season. BR wanted daily or mo...

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by nname
Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small to Medium Sized airports with Int'l Svc
Replies: 52
Views: 6010

Re: Small to Medium Sized airports with Int'l Svc

YXY (Whitehorse, Yukon) have seasonal non-stop service to FRA.

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