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by OGLOBAL
Fri May 10, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: BER Oct 2020 opening on shaky grounds
Replies: 46
Views: 6498

Re: Report: BER Oct 2020 opening on shaky grounds

for gods sake just demolish the whole terminal and build a new one it will take less time and cost less ...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun May 05, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000
Replies: 14
Views: 4672

Re: Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000

i was also planning to for my partner's bday in june but we decided to cancel .. yes i understand those things happened but in other places i.e you could trust the police intelligence it just seems that security and intelligence were a big failure in this case .. you would imagine a country that suf...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Etihad Economy Seat & Removing Seatback TVs From A320/A321s
Replies: 23
Views: 5904

Re: New Etihad Economy Seat & Removing Seatback TVs From A320/A321s

they are just going to turn into Gulf Air 2.0 at this point .. network shrinking service shrinking .... they are even loosing on their local AD demand I've met lots of locals from Abu Dhabi that would rather drive to dxb and fly emirates .. their fares are not the cheapest either matching EK QR or h...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route
Replies: 47
Views: 6138

Re: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route

Now, keep in mind that full planes do not necessarily translate into profitable flights. I'd love to see their numbers on this route.. I don't know the numbers, but Avianca just recently announced the addition of 3 weekly seasonal flights on the BOG-BCN on top of their daily flight. I think they wo...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iraqi Airways to order A330neo or B777
Replies: 47
Views: 7960

Re: Iraqi Airways to order A330neo or B777

can someone explain the reason for high demand from Iraq to India and Bangladesh ?

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mahan Air Launches IKA-CCS...First Flight Already in the Air!
Replies: 80
Views: 14041

Re: Mahan Air Launches IKA-CCS...First Flight Already in the Air!

Maybe I should run this past some of the moderators before I post it, or it risk be removed for being politics.... But as a happenstance, 4 tonnes of gold has "disappeared" from the vaults of the Central Bank of Venezuela during the last days (more precisely, since the beginning of the mo...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mahan Air Launches IKA-CCS...First Flight Already in the Air!
Replies: 80
Views: 14041

Re: Mahan Air Launches IKA-CCS...First Flight Already in the Air!

MalevTU134 wrote:
SCQ83 wrote:
Why isn't this plane shot down by an American or Israeli missile?

Eh?? Why on earth would that happen?? Seen too many action movies? ;)



well it somehow happened years ago .. Iran Air 655 ...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to IST
Replies: 11
Views: 2585

Re: CX to IST

It would make sense. There have been a lot of interest from Chinese carriers into IST lately. CZ resumed PEK flights in December and they are adding WUH flights next month. Sichuan Airlines will start to fly from Chengdu in a few weeks. A lot of western carriers are having difficulties competing wi...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route
Replies: 31
Views: 4792

Re: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route

Sure. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.infobae.com/america/colombia/2018/12/21/las-autoridades-colombianas-alertan-por-el-aumento-de-mulas-en-el-aeropuerto-de-bogota/%3foutputType=amp-type And before you state the obvious: the article doesn't say how many mules do get through, but OBVIOUSLY the car...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route
Replies: 31
Views: 4792

Re: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route

First of all: mules pass through BOG EVERY day. Believing anything else is being...well, naive. Or credulous if you like that word better. (Both are simply adjectives, no name calling here.) Believing that nothing passes through just because there is a certain degree of controls and checks is, well...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route
Replies: 31
Views: 4792

Re: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route

Oh boy, are you naive... And, yes, I have flown out of BOG (and MDE, CLO, CTG, BAQ...) dozens of times. Including gotten the full National Geographic treatment (those of you who have seen the series will know...). And still, there are tonnes and tonnes of the white stuff leaving through there every...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route
Replies: 31
Views: 4792

Re: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route

Oh boy, are you naive... And, yes, I have flown out of BOG (and MDE, CLO, CTG, BAQ...) dozens of times. Including gotten the full National Geographic treatment (those of you who have seen the series will know...). And still, there are tonnes and tonnes of the white stuff leaving through there every...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route
Replies: 31
Views: 4792

Re: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route

has anyone of you departed from BOG ? i am guessing no ... good luck trying to smuggle cocaine out of the airport because you will get caught !! it's not as easy as it looks or sounds .. the 80's 90's are over . get over it . Oh boy, are you naive... And, yes, I have flown out of BOG (and MDE, CLO,...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plans start MAD-LIM
Replies: 24
Views: 3233

Re: Norwegian plans start MAD-LIM

i dont understand why AV would never start this route. i am afraid it's going to be too late for them . i mean they are maxed from BOG why not operate an extra flight from LIM

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route
Replies: 31
Views: 4792

Re: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route

has anyone of you departed from BOG ? i am guessing no ... good luck trying to smuggle cocaine out of the airport because you will get caught !! it's not as easy as it looks or sounds .. the 80's 90's are over . get over it .

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American suspends service to Venezuela
Replies: 93
Views: 14011

Re: American suspends service to Venezuela

My only issue is claiming all flights to ccs were gold mine Um, can you show us where anyone on this thread said anything about " all flights"....? Because that didn't happen. At all. In fact, it was a statement about (1) nonstops, on (2) a single route, referencing (3) a specific carrier...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American suspends service to Venezuela
Replies: 93
Views: 14011

Re: American suspends service to Venezuela

you might want to read the topic description You might want to read the question actually posed (that you shriekingly replied to), which is why was it profitable for them. No amount of obfuscation by your inability to demonstrate otherwise, changes that. ;) AA NO LONGER FLIES TO CCS suspended immed...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American suspends service to Venezuela
Replies: 93
Views: 14011

Re: American suspends service to Venezuela

Avior 460 USD April 5 April 19 NON STOP COPA 429 USD April 5 April 19 stop in pty . You might want to review Reply#64. As if the giant and ensuing underlined text weren't enough of a clue, what does either of those have to do with a nonstop on AA?? ...which is what you were asked, and also the stat...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: Dubai - Panama City is just a matter of time
Replies: 18
Views: 3014

Re: Emirates: Dubai - Panama City is just a matter of time

Is yield from Florida enough to signal such a flight is ready? The reality is that a majority of the passengers will double hub (bridge hub, somewhere to Panama to Dubai to the destination). Anyone with access to a private jet will avoid the flight capping premium revenue. I like connecting the wor...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32206

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

From the winter season 2019 LH will be downgrading FRA-DXB from B744 to A333. Frankfurt-Kuwait City-Dammam will remain as A333 despite previously being upgraded to A346. I guess LH isn't doing all too well in this part of the Middle East. I guess there is too much competition. weird winter time is ...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American suspends service to Venezuela
Replies: 93
Views: 14011

Re: American suspends service to Venezuela

It's not uncommon for the lowest Y fare, booked a month in advance, for a nonstop MIA-CCS on AA to still be $2,300USD+ thats not true !! and i am sick of everyone claiming that . just do a dummy search i just did one : ccs mia round trip 421 use with a stop in pty non stop 472 usd !! Can you share ...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route
Replies: 31
Views: 4792

Re: Emirates and Qatar Airways' Brazil & Argentina route

i know a lot of ppl traveling from Paraguay and Brazil via DOH / DXB to BEY
also with TK and ET

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American suspends service to Venezuela
Replies: 93
Views: 14011

Re: American suspends service to Venezuela

CCS CDG NON STOP 1100 USD roundtrip
CCS CDG/MAD VIA LIS 786 USD roundtrip

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American suspends service to Venezuela
Replies: 93
Views: 14011

Re: American suspends service to Venezuela

How was it so profitable? It’s not like people are flocking to Venezuela for vacation. Supply . . . demand. Be one of the few remaining carriers in a market for which there is still essential traffic, and you can charge whatever you want. It's not uncommon for the lowest Y fare, booked a month in a...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the MAX grounding be the end of Norwegian?
Replies: 112
Views: 31218

Re: Could the MAX grounding be the end of Norwegian?

i dont understand the hate towards Norwegian. they are not that bad ! i mean if it wasn't for them good luck finding a flight to the nordic countries for less than 200 euros ( one way from EU ) do a dummy search ... their service is not bad way better than ryan air or air france at least you get fre...

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32206

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Hyperloop technology could cut the time it takes to travel from Riyadh to Jeddah to 46 minutes. -The Hyperloop system may seem far off in the future, but the reality is that some outlandish concepts are getting closer to the mainstream. I wonder what does this mean for the Saudi Arabian and GCC avi...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32206

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

MoKa777 wrote:
xwb777 wrote:
Qatar Airways will reduce Khartoum flights from 14 to 5 weekly, and to 3 weekly from March 2019.


Why such a massive cut?



not surprised. due to the embargo travel time doubled form khartoum to DOH plus the unrest going on there doesn't help

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32206

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

I was looking at some BEY-ATH flights and I have two questions: 1. Is ME increasing flights? I see there are 10 weekly scheuled for this summer season. I thought it was daily before. 2. Is Alitalia cutting its own flights as none are scheduled so far. 1. Seems like it indeed 2. Alitalia does not fl...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Venezuela Flight Status?
Replies: 60
Views: 12518

Re: US-Venezuela Flight Status?

i don't understand why certain users keep pushing the idea that flights out of ccs are always fully booked yields are great and flights are overpriced when a dummy search on any given day will show the exact opposite with actual low fares compare BOG and CCS prices and you will see bog fares are way...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32206

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

I was looking at some BEY-ATH flights and I have two questions: 1. Is ME increasing flights? I see there are 10 weekly scheuled for this summer season. I thought it was daily before. 2. Is Alitalia cutting its own flights as none are scheduled so far. it's 10 x week during summer season the usual m...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ElDorado International Airport (BOG) to get a third runway
Replies: 10
Views: 2404

Re: ElDorado International Airport (BOG) to get a third runway

Finally ! i haven't been following in the expansion of BOG but will they take down puente aero ( AV domestic terminal ) at the end and extend the new terminal to it or not ?

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 298
Views: 32206

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Middle East Airlines and Iraqi Airways never stopped flying over Syria. No other airlines do it, which is obviously the more reasonable choice.[/quote Over 30 MEA flights fly over Syria on a daily basis.. That makes over 70.000 flights since the war in Syria started.. not a single incident. They ar...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV ends BOG-MVD as of Mar 19'
Replies: 24
Views: 3493

Re: AV ends BOG-MVD as of Mar 19'

Why is Copa able to sustain 2 daily flights from PTY but AV not ? there has to be another reason except for the " expensive fuel " use the equipment somewhere else ? exactly where ASU ? AV has been lacking lately and falling way behind to the 3rd spot after Latam and Copa

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PR seeks overflight rights from Saudi Arabia for MNL-TLV flights
Replies: 46
Views: 6329

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

Pretty strange if you ask me https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4870/44775455740_0818a18f6c_o.png Not really. Head to India, over the Arabian Sea, split the Straight of Hormuz, then a b-line to TLV over Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Or not even through the straight if Oman really does allow overflight to/fro...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to launch Medellín
Replies: 35
Views: 4922

Re: Air Europa to launch Medellín

Colombia-Europe weekly frequencies (operating and announced): From BOG: MAD: 21x AV, 7x IB (upgrades to 10x next summer), 7x UX BCN: 7x AV LHR: 7x AV CDG: 7x AF FRA: 7x LH MUC: 5x AV AMS: 5x KL (in triangle with CTG) Funny: BOG-Madrid: 38xw BOG-rest of Europe: 38xw Insane that Madrid has the same n...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to launch Medellín
Replies: 35
Views: 4922

Re: Air Europa to launch Medellín

At this point, IB has a severe lack of planes. Insight the company, are rumours, that a WB order is possible to come soon. But, at this point are just rumours. IB is in the process of receiving A350s. 2 arrived in recent months and 4 will join in 2019. It won't dispose of A346s as A350s arrive and ...

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to launch Medellín
Replies: 35
Views: 4922

Re: Air Europa to launch Medellín

ugh they should've launched Cartagena. i don't think they will though at this point they've been talking about it for ages and decided to launch MDE Cartagena is a city of 1 million inhabitants, that largely attracts tourists (in airline terms, that is mostly low yield passengers). Medellín, on the...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to launch Medellín
Replies: 35
Views: 4922

Re: Air Europa to launch Medellín

ugh they should've launched Cartagena. i don't think they will though at this point they've been talking about it for ages and decided to launch MDE

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR to go double daily on the EZE-MAD route
Replies: 27
Views: 4313

Re: AR to go double daily on the EZE-MAD route

Indeed, there is no lack of demand on the BCN-EZE route: LEVEL just added more frequencies for a total of 9/week. But the demand is not premium at all, and in spite of the volume, AR was losing money on the route, so it was cut last January to concentrate on MAD & FCO that have both volume AND ...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA return to Pakistan- announce LHR-ISB flights
Replies: 100
Views: 13580

Re: BA return to Pakistan- announce LHR-ISB flights

Will BA have their own security to screen passengers and cargo? British Airways resuming Islamabad was only announced on Tuesday so I think it's a bit too soon to know the security arrangements concerning this flight but I'm sure that the airline has fully audited the current security at the ''new'...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 6738

Re: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe

If I’d were them I’d definitely open a second hub in BCN. We’re lacking of decent Business products as well as decent service. It could be an interesting growth vector. May be splitting east and west from BCN/MAD as you’ve got a strong corridor betweeb both cities as well as heavy maintenance facil...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat drops YUL-TLV
Replies: 17
Views: 3829

Re: Air Transat drops YUL-TLV

I'm not surprised. ElAl used to fly this market alone back in the eighties/nineties but it was dropped due to sub-standard performance I suppose. The market isn't sub-standard. The market is there, hency why AC is on the route. The problem is TS isn't well adapted to serve a market like YUL-TLV. In...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean Airlines future of wide-body fleet and long-range routes
Replies: 36
Views: 7562

Re: Aegean Airlines future of wide-body fleet and long-range routes

If A3 wish to try long ( er ) haul, A321NEO's will be all they need, and look east such as DEL and / or BOM. I'm surprised they don't serve DXB already. I don't think they can compete with Emirates which offers a far superior product. Don't forget that Aegean's planes have a relatively tight seatpi...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 350
Views: 33467

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Kuwaiti regulator cancels Wataniya Airways’ operating license :( -Kuwait-based LCC Wataniya Airways has had its air operator’s license revoked by the Arab state’s aviation regulator and is out of business. http://m.atwonline.com/site-files/atwonline.com/files/imagecache/medium_img/uploads/2018/12/a...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Allows El Al Israeli Airlines to fly over its airspace.
Replies: 42
Views: 6687

Re: Oman Allows El Al Israeli Airlines to fly over its airspace.

Israel doesn't "stamp" passports on nationalities with visa on-arrival. No idea how it works for countries that need a pre-arranged visa. They give you a separate paper. Was about to say the same thing. Whether it is a visa on-arrival or a pre-arranged visa they will give you a separate p...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian may drop BCN MAN/EDI/WAW/DUS/HAM flights
Replies: 21
Views: 6057

Re: Norwegian may drop BCN MAN/EDI/WAW/DUS/HAM flights

Tourism did slow down but not dramatically . i flew bcn-dus several times this year ( over 6 times ) and D6 was always the cheapest option i am talking 40 euros fare one way only once fare was 80 euros . flights weren't daily . planes were never full but i will take D6 over VY anytime even if D6 wer...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat drops YUL-TLV
Replies: 17
Views: 3829

Re: Air Transat drops YUL-TLV

let's hope AC doesn't drop it now that Air Transat is gone

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member
Replies: 141
Views: 34704

Re: Rumour: Oneworld to add new member 05DEC18

Al khutut al makiA the T is silent ;) I thought that you untied the ta marbuta and pronoune the ta when followed by an alif. Maybe that's only for the idafa construction? At any rate, al khutut is lines plural. I should have said The Royal Moroccan Lines. Shukran! OFF-TOPIC: I am not very sure in w...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member
Replies: 141
Views: 34704

Re: Rumour: Oneworld to add new member 05DEC18

intermodal64 wrote:
etops1 wrote:
Royal Air Moroc

Maroc, as in the French spelling of Morocco. Or transliterated from Arabic: al khutut al malakiat al maghribia (The Royal Moroccan Line.)



Al khutut al makiA the T is silent ;)

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