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by Eindhoven
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: W6 doubles frequency on EIN-VIE, starting price war
Replies: 0
Views: 481

W6 doubles frequency on EIN-VIE, starting price war

Starting December 18th W6 will double the frequency on the EIN-VIE route. Currently they fly it 2x weekly on Monday and Friday. In December they will add extra flights on Thursday and Sunday. In October OE (a daughter airline of FR) will also start EIN-VIE 4x weekly. They will have flights on Monday...

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by Eindhoven
Sun May 26, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GRQ supervisory board: move military flights from EIN to GRQ
Replies: 18
Views: 1963

GRQ supervisory board: move military flights from EIN to GRQ

The supervisory board of GRQ airport is working on a plan to move all military activity from EIN to GRQ. Also GRQ is to invest in cargo. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/3/airports/groningen-airport-ziet-toekomst-in-militair-en-vracht This would be good news for GRQ, EIN and AMS. Cur...

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by Eindhoven
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR7411 FAO-EIN diverts to BVA
Replies: 6
Views: 1555

FR7411 FAO-EIN diverts to BVA

https://www.nu.nl/buitenland/5865456/ryanair-vliegtuig-onderweg-naar-eindhoven-maakt-noodlanding-in-parijs.html This morning flight FR7411 FAO-EIN diverted to BVA due to a technical emergency. It has been reported that one of the engines failed. According to the news source, people were crying. Chil...

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by Eindhoven
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA denied permission to start EIN-LHR
Replies: 65
Views: 15849

BA denied permission to start EIN-LHR

BA has been looking to start EIN-LHR, but has been denied permission. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/2/airlines/british-airways-wil-naar-eindhoven-vliegen-maar-mag-niet EIN airport CEO Joost Meijs has revealed that BA has approached the airport for a service to LON, but had to be p...

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by Eindhoven
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your first...
Replies: 83
Views: 4977

Re: Your first...

...European airport: EIN ...N-American airport: PVD ...S-American airport: none ...Asian airport: AYT ...African airport: none ...Oceanic airport: none ...aircraft: 737-200 (FR) ...widebody aircraft: 787-8 (DY) ...turboprop aircraft: ATR 72-200 (AF) ...4-engine aircraft: none ...European airline: FR...

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by Eindhoven
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Skytrax World's Best Airports
Replies: 40
Views: 3134

Re: Skytrax World's Best Airports

LOL London Heathrow. I don't think so. My thoughts exactly. They should be 8th worst, not 8th best. Horrible airport. But no doubt with enough bribe money anything is possible. Just look at this: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1416417 Plenty of people mention LHR as the wors...

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by Eindhoven
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Non-US airports not serviced by US airlines?
Replies: 31
Views: 2611

Re: Non-US airports not serviced by US airlines?

EIN has no service by any US airlines. More realistic, PMI is one of the busiest airports in Europe and no TATL service at all. Not on European and not on US airlines. I was surprised CPH has very little service on US airlines, only DL has a seasonal flight to JFK. AA and UA don't fly to CPH as well...

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by Eindhoven
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many US states have you visited?
Replies: 91
Views: 6093

Re: How many US states have you visited?

Rhode Island, Massachusetts and California.

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by Eindhoven
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many countries have you visited?
Replies: 36
Views: 1466

Re: How many countries have you visited?

America

United States

Asia

Thailand
Turkey

Europe

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
Denmark
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Italy
Ireland
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Netherlands (home country)
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom

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by Eindhoven
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air to open Krakow base with 12 new routes
Replies: 20
Views: 4154

Re: Wizz Air to open Krakow base with 12 new routes

W6 is expanding their KRK base with new destinations including EIN. This route is already flown by FR and HV and starting September W6 will fly it too.

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by Eindhoven
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EIN best performing Dutch airport of last two decades
Replies: 11
Views: 1384

EIN best performing Dutch airport of last two decades

Out of all Dutch airports EIN has grown the most in the last two decades. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/3/airports/eindhoven-airport-best-presterende-luchthaven-van-deze-eeuw It grew from just under 300.000 pax in 1999 to over 6 million pax in 2018, a growth of over 2000 percent. ...

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by Eindhoven
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: W6 announces EIN-KRK
Replies: 0
Views: 446

W6 announces EIN-KRK

For the third time in three days a route announcement was made from EIN. In September W6 will start EIN-KRK, competing directly with both FR and HV. This means this route will be flown by all three major airlines at EIN. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/2/airlines/wizz-air-opent-lijn...

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by Eindhoven
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plans start MAD-LIM
Replies: 24
Views: 3255

Re: Norwegian plans start MAD-LIM

Let's put some figures: 2018: MAD-LIM: 663,374 PAX BCN-LIM: 77,241 PAX Madrid is almost 9 times bigger than BCN. And that doesn't include connections via other airports like Bogotá (very common nowadays). True MAD is bigger but BCN is big enough. Besides, even the biggest market can be overserved. ...

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by Eindhoven
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PC announces EIN-AYT, plans EIN-SAW
Replies: 0
Views: 470

PC announces EIN-AYT, plans EIN-SAW

Just yesterday OE announced EIN-VIE and now another airline strikes down in EIN. Starting April 20 PC will fly EIN-AYT 3x weekly, but only for a couple of weeks. They are split charter flights. PC also has plans for EIN-SAW, but this route is not bookable yet. With this they're covering an Anna.aero...

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by Eindhoven
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plans start MAD-LIM
Replies: 24
Views: 3255

Re: Norwegian plans start MAD-LIM

I am surprised they launch it from MAD. You'd think BCN would have been much better for them. Less competition, more feeder flights. But DY is crazy when it comes to choice of airports, they never think logical. Maybe I should consider going to Peru for my next holiday, if their flight times allow f...

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by Eindhoven
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OE announces EIN-VIE
Replies: 1
Views: 770

OE announces EIN-VIE

OE has announced EIN-VIE. They will compete directly with W6 on this route. Flights will start in October and they will use the A320 on this route. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/2/airlines/prijsvechter-laudamotion-strijkt-neer-op-eindhoven-airport Last year EIN had no service to V...

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by Eindhoven
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa a380 vs SAS a340
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Re: Lufthansa a380 vs SAS a340

I would stick with SK. CPH is a better transfer airport than FRA and the A380 isn't any better than the A340.

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by Eindhoven
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the 747 completely gone from your home airport?
Replies: 74
Views: 4057

Re: Is the 747 completely gone from your home airport?

EIN has never seen regular 747s. In fact only 2 747s landed at EIN in all of it's existence. One was a football charter operated by SS, the other was Air Force One.

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by Eindhoven
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Smallest airports with TATL service
Replies: 27
Views: 2468

Re: Smallest airports with TATL service

S4 flies from TER to BOS and seasonal to YYZ and OAK. Service to OAK is impressive out of this tiny island airport with less than 700k pax.

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by Eindhoven
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Large airports without rail links
Replies: 103
Views: 9296

Re: Large airports without rail links

EIN doesn't have a railway station at the airport. We have a bus going to the railway station. Several times there have been plans for a railway line to the airport but nothing ever came of it.

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by Eindhoven
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Adopt an Airport
Replies: 9
Views: 1250

Re: Adopt an Airport

EIN, what else?

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by Eindhoven
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who’s going on vacation this summer?
Replies: 36
Views: 2114

Re: Who’s going on vacation this summer?

Planning on going to the Canary Islands again somewhere in September, but nothing booked so far. I don't yet know which island. Or maybe I'll try Cape Verde, after all OR is flying there from EIN and I haven't been there yet. We'll see.

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by Eindhoven
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ryanair “connection” in DUB
Replies: 19
Views: 1114

Re: Ryanair “connection” in DUB

I once self-connected at DUB. Arrived on FR from EIN and flew out on DY to PVD. That's all the way at the other end of the airport. From the arrivals in T1 it's one-way through immigration after which you end up landside, there's no option to stay airside. For a good drink there's a nice pub just ou...

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by Eindhoven
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are the top 10 unserved markets from ATL?
Replies: 55
Views: 5890

Re: What are the top 10 unserved markets from ATL?

EIN is not served from ATL. I guess no chance of that since all three hubs surrounding EIN (AMS, BRU and DUS) are served.

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by Eindhoven
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best seatmates you've ever had?
Replies: 27
Views: 2036

Re: Best seatmates you've ever had?

One really stands out: During the mid 1990's, I was in my 20's flying on Reno Air ORD-RNO. The flight was only about 1/2 full. An attractive young lady actually moved from her seat, asked me if she could be seated by me, I was happy to have the company. We chatted all the way to RNO, she asked if s...

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by Eindhoven
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's the most overserved aviation market?
Replies: 17
Views: 2126

Re: What's the most overserved aviation market?

Not from RTM but EIN is not connected to the Thalys. I'm sure HV could make EIN-ORY work.

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by Eindhoven
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47699

Re: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!

Does anybody know if they plan to fly ONT-HNL too? WN does fly to ONT. They fly HNL from OAK instead of SFO, why not ONT instead of LAX?

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by Eindhoven
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 million passengers flew through ONT in 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2079

Re: 5 million passengers flew through ONT in 2018

Only 5 million pax for ONT? Not so much for an airport that is the second intl. airport in the Los Angeles area. For comparison, EIN handled 6.2 million pax in 2018 (source: http://persberichten.deperslijst.com/103666/minder-sterke-groei-eindhoven-airport-in-2018.html). It is the second airport in t...

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by Eindhoven
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best seatmates you've ever had?
Replies: 27
Views: 2036

Re: Best seatmates you've ever had?

One time I was sitting next to a real hot Norwegian girl. We started talking which lead to flirting from both sides. It was a very short flight (CPH-OSL) so nothing happened on the flight itself. However afterwards instead of going to the hostel I had originally booked I went home with her (she live...

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by Eindhoven
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What British Airways needs to do
Replies: 38
Views: 3633

Re: What British Airways needs to do

These are points I agree with. Their shorthaul is garbage. I care far less about the food/snack - BoB is ok for a 1.5 hour flight. The 29" seat pitch is absurd. Last time I flew LHR-TXL, I gave up my CW seat and swapped with someone in the exit row. At 6'2" with long legs, I simply do not...

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by Eindhoven
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which are the busiest transatlantic routes?
Replies: 18
Views: 5146

Re: Transatlantic routes

Out of my head CDG-JFK is 2, FRA-JFK 3 and AMS-JFK 4.

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by Eindhoven
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Low cost long haul for Greece
Replies: 93
Views: 13755

Re: Low cost long haul for Greece

Now DL is the only one left. DL is the only non-stop left, but plenty of one-stop options. DY can fly JFK-ARN-ATH and return ATH-OSL-JFK for € 610 return in June. DL charges € 1208 return in basic economy on the same dates for the direct flight. With so many one-stop options ATH does not need direc...

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by Eindhoven
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47699

Re: WN and Hawaii.

I really hope this happens soon, at least before another possible gov't shutdown. Would be interesting to see how much they stimulate the market. Likely they will stimulate close to zero. Fares to Hawaii are extremely low and the limiting factor is really hotel prices not airfare. Cheap? I've done ...

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by Eindhoven
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: W6 announces EIN-KUT
Replies: 4
Views: 793

W6 announces EIN-KUT

Starting 1 August W6 will start EIN-KUT. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/2/airlines/wizz-air-vanaf-eindhoven-naar-georgisch-kutaisi Route will be flown 3x weekly and is bookable from € 19,99 one-way. On this route W6 will compete with A9 flying AMS-TBS and BRU-TBS. W6 will base a th...

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by Eindhoven
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eirtrade Knock Airport
Replies: 2
Views: 899

Re: Eirtrade Knock Airport

It's YU-AON, a former JU aircraft.

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by Eindhoven
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline food distribution system
Replies: 11
Views: 3033

Re: Airline food distribution system

Hi Guys, I was wondering something, maybe someone can explain this better... Let's say an airline scheduled to fly tomorrow with B737-800 with 2 class configuration let's say 12J / 150Y Do airlines provide all 162 foods into the plane even thou the load factor on that flight for tomorrow will be on...

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by Eindhoven
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How to work the EU ULCC's
Replies: 60
Views: 3307

Re: How to work the EU ULCC's

TWA772LR wrote:
How far beforehand? This will most likely be a very seat-of-my-pants trip as far as planning is concerned.


Dumb idea. If you want good prices, plan ahead! Last minute fares are always expensive.

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by Eindhoven
Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst seat mates in memory
Replies: 52
Views: 4620

Re: Worst seat mates in memory

One day I was flying EIN-TFS on HV and had an elderly lady sitting next to me. A few rows ahead was a young couple with a baby and it was clear they belonged together. In fact, the woman next to me was the grandmother of the baby. So far no problem. However it turned out that she was overly worried ...

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by Eindhoven
Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How much would you pay to avoid a change fee?
Replies: 14
Views: 1268

Re: How much would you pay to avoid a change fee?

I agree with others, I would not spend any money on it. If I need to change I throw away my old ticket and buy a new one. Never had to, though.

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by Eindhoven
Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM vs AF. NRT vs HND
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Re: KLM vs AF. NRT vs HND

AMS/KL for sure! CDG is a dump, you don't want to be found there. AMS is much better for transfers. In AMS luggage is always forwarded, at CDG this is not always the case. Sometimes if you need to change terminals in CDG you need to collect and recheck your luggage. AMS only has one terminal so you ...

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by Eindhoven
Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why don't airlines make use of the strategic location of EIN?
Replies: 22
Views: 1759

Re: Why don't airlines make use of the strategic location of EIN?

stlgph wrote:
You're talking about three different countries here.

This one isn't that hard to figure out.


Countries don't mean much here, we have open borders. Just like in America you drive from one state to another in Europe you drive from one country to another.

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by Eindhoven
Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why don't airlines make use of the strategic location of EIN?
Replies: 22
Views: 1759

Re: Why don't airlines make use of the strategic location of EIN?

Here are the images that don't work in the first post. https://i.imgur.com/AiqsYYe.gif https://i.imgur.com/4xYIFoi.gif https://i.imgur.com/wAAXuNn.gif https://i.imgur.com/6xDFXYW.gif https://i.imgur.com/0ZcH57e.gif As you see EIN is in the center and all the other airports are around it.

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by Eindhoven
Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why don't airlines make use of the strategic location of EIN?
Replies: 22
Views: 1759

Re: Why don't airlines make use of the strategic location of EIN?

Yes but they are on the outskirts of the region. EIN is in the center.

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by Eindhoven
Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why don't airlines make use of the strategic location of EIN?
Replies: 22
Views: 1759

Why don't airlines make use of the strategic location of EIN?

EIN is in a very strategic location in the middle of the AMS-BRU-DUS triangle. http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=AMS-BRU-DUS-AMS-EIN-BRU-EIN-DUS-EIN-AMS Three major hubs about equally nearby, you would think every airline in the world would want to fly there and serve three destinations at once. No other...

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by Eindhoven
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 'Triple' ICAO codes (of the form ABBB)
Replies: 18
Views: 1770

Re: 'Triple' ICAO codes (of the form ABBB)

TAPA is Antigua, not Anguilla. That is TQPF.

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by Eindhoven
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air To Overtake Easyjet as Biggest London Luton Airline (11 based aircraft)
Replies: 52
Views: 6550

Re: Wizz Air To Overtake Easyjet as Biggest London Luton Airline (11 based aircraft)

But still no W6 LTN-EIN to compete with FR STN-EIN. :( W6 recently got some extra slots at EIN, they could use those for flights to LTN.

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by Eindhoven
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transfers at main HUBS in the world
Replies: 19
Views: 1322

Re: Transfers at main HUBS in the world

CDG: To put it mildly: a nightmare. Long distances. Bad numbering. Terminals in the outskirts. Bus rides. I get it but I hate it. And I lived in France. As a German :) I've heard LHR is even worse, avoid it like hell. I found CPH to be a really good hub. The walk to and from from CPH Go is a bit fa...

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by Eindhoven
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you landed at the alphabet?
Replies: 59
Views: 4118

Re: Have you landed at the alphabet?

ACE, AGP, AHO, ALC, AMS, ATH, AYT BCN, BGY, BKK, BLQ, BOS, BUD (only departed from BOS, never landed there) CGN, CIA, CPH DUB EDI, EIN FAO GDN, GRO HER IBZ J KEF LAX, LIS, LPA, LPL MAN, MLA, MRS, MST NCE, NRN OSL PMI, PRG, PVD (only landed at PVD, never departed from there) Q REU, RTM STN TFS, TSF U...

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by Eindhoven
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 'Triple' ICAO codes (of the form ABBB)
Replies: 18
Views: 1770

Re: 'Triple' ICAO codes (of the form ABBB)

And there are repeating codes where the first two are the same as the last two, such as EHEH for EIN.

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by Eindhoven
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair making a bid for controlling stake in TACV
Replies: 45
Views: 8486

Re: Icelandair making a bid for controlling stake in TACV

BTW: Most of South America to Europa (and v.v.) via RAI is more or less right on the great circle track of a direct route from Europe. That's massive! Hub for VR is SID not RAI. SID has always been the largest airport in the country and main gateway. RAI is the capital but a small airport. Rumour h...

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