Search found 92 matches

  • 1
  • 2
by dodgers702
Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet discussion 2020
Replies: 1631
Views: 38646

Re: Emirates axes MEX

What a bummer but after EZE, GIG and SCL getting the axe I expected MEX to be next as the resumed flight date kept getting pushed back. Just disappointed after the drama this route created just to have EK axe it only after a few months of operation (pandemic or not). Lets see what TK decides to do s...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico could fly Guadalajara to Paris
Replies: 83
Views: 12731

Re: Aeromexico could fly Guadalajara to Paris

Too bad AM is a bit conservative when it comes to international expansion. Would really like to see them go a little wild and expand in other parts of the world. Yes, bring back PVG again and maybe start a route like MEX- TLV? I know EL AL use to fly to MEX at one time right? Obviously you will not ...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar airways expansion today
Replies: 30
Views: 8721

Re: Qatar airways expansion today

Hopefully see MEX in the future. If EK can why not QR? I know they were studying a DOH-MEX-CUN triangular flight a while back but who knows what happened.

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's the inaugural of EK255 of DXB-BCN-MEX!
Replies: 16
Views: 4857

Re: Today's the inaugural of EK255 of DXB-BCN-MEX!

according to reports it was full flight (over 300 pax).

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 481
Views: 66261

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Inaugural EK flight 255 DXB-BCN-MEX about to depart or has departed. Anyone can share pics or info when they get a chance? I know it will be a very special moment when arriving to MEX. Hopefully it was a full flight!

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mexico city's new airport to be improved Santa Lucía Airport
Replies: 143
Views: 38269

Re: Updated: Mexico city's new airport to be improved Santa Lucía Airport

I still had a glimmer of hope that AMLO would change his mind and resume construction at Texcoco...oh well.

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: EK gets court approval for December flights to MEX via BCN
Replies: 87
Views: 9609

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

So not sure if anyone has any more updated but apparently EK has been assigned slots for the winter schedule at MEX but still waiting final approval from the DGAC? Well its still bookable on EK website but does have a note that says "subject to government approval". Inaugural flight is 2 m...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: EK gets court approval for December flights to MEX via BCN
Replies: 87
Views: 9609

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

Don't need this thread to get way out of hand please. Of course AM is going to try and put up a fight. But unless EK decides to cancel the route ala the DXB-PTY reasons a few years ago it seems AM may have already lost this war.

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PKX (Beijing Daxing) Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 27660

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

[AM just cancelled Shanghai, unfortunately. I think it’s unlikely PEK/PKX would be started before PVG is returned to the schedule, although stranger things have happened... Just read that. So unexpected! Their reason that they need to reallocate the 788 aircraft used for PVG to the new daily MEX-BC...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico reports loss; cancels PVG, suspends 5 other international routes
Replies: 44
Views: 10834

Re: Aeromexico reports loss; cancels PVG, suspends 5 other international routes

Is it possible to see China Eastern enter the Mexican market now? I remember reading that they were studying such market with potential flights.

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico reports loss; cancels PVG, suspends 5 other international routes
Replies: 44
Views: 10834

Re: Aeromexico reports loss; cancels PVG, suspends 5 other international routes

So they decide to cancel Shanghai to go daily on Barcelona. Wonder if this has to do with Emirates announcement recently? I really thought AM was making a profit on their Asian routes? Wasn’t that a increased to a 5x weekly flight not too long ago?

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: EK gets court approval for December flights to MEX via BCN
Replies: 87
Views: 9609

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

was looking at the schedule and how was EK able to obtain prime slots at MEX? Did they have buy the slots? (I know they signed an interlinear agreement with Interjet sometime last year). I know MEX is awaiting expansion but to my understanding that would take at least a year for first phase to be co...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: EK gets court approval for December flights to MEX via BCN
Replies: 87
Views: 9609

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

Hopefully this route materializes since EK has been wanting to land in Mexico for years! So we have TK and possibly EK.... Maybe QR is next!... :lol:

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon May 06, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways "Prepped and ready to land soon from Doha to a new gateway."
Replies: 31
Views: 7680

Re: Qatar Airways "Prepped and ready to land soon from Doha to a new gateway."

Didn’t they announce plans for Santiago a while back? It’s the only major Oneworld hub QR don’t serve IIRC. Or perhaps they could be the first of the ME3 to launch Lima? The GIG/SCL route plans were shelved when Qatar lost the ability to overfly Saudi and Emirati airspace. A potential LIM service w...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK starting MEX and CUN
Replies: 48
Views: 7765

Re: TK starting MEX and CUN

Well, let's wait if TK doesn't drop this route like the plans of EK last year. Well EK dropped it because they didn't get the slots for a daily service. Only got 3 weekly which is what TK wants. EK has daily slots now, nothing holds them back....except common sense. Yes, they do know as of late las...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK starting MEX and CUN
Replies: 48
Views: 7765

Re: TK starting MEX and CUN

razokamek wrote:
Well, let's wait if TK doesn't drop this route like the plans of EK last year.


Well EK dropped it because they didn't get the slots for a daily service. Only got 3 weekly which is what TK wants.

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK starting MEX and CUN
Replies: 48
Views: 7765

Re: TK starting MEX and CUN

Hopefully it works out for both countries. TK had been talking about landing in MEX since 2015 I think.

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE and Mexican authorities working on establishing flights
Replies: 30
Views: 4624

Re: UAE and Mexican authorities working on establishing flights

True, so I will rephrase and say let’s see if it ends up happening.

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Tue Dec 25, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE and Mexican authorities working on establishing flights
Replies: 30
Views: 4624

Re: UAE and Mexican authorities working on establishing flights

There's a need for this ? Ten to 20% of the cities EK serves haven’t been heard of by anybody (Denpasar??? Lahore??? Cochin???). Sure there’s a market. Most uneducated post of this thread. The fact that YOU may not have heard of 20% of their destinations is of zero relevance to whether they will be...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE and Mexican authorities working on establishing flights
Replies: 30
Views: 4624

Re: UAE and Mexican authorities working on establishing flights

upperdeckfan wrote:
xwb777 wrote:




Seems like Spanish authorities doesn't have anything to say about the stop in BCN


They granted EK the rights already. It’s was Mexico who imposed little options for EK to start those flights.

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE and Mexican authorities working on establishing flights
Replies: 30
Views: 4624

Re: UAE and Mexican authorities working on establishing flights

I’m glad the new government is willing to work with UAE/Emirates. I know Mexican government authorities could have granted them the appropriate slots. I was reading an article a while back that EK was willing to work with the 3 weekly slots using the A380 but somehow were denied that also. You gotta...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future CX routes?
Replies: 37
Views: 4936

Re: Futute CX routes?

CX has already said they would like to fly to MEX in the near future. With their future 777x orders they would use that aircraft to fly to the Mexican capital. With the new airport being scratched it may delay their plans longer since we know MEX is slot restricted so I guess we will see if it becom...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mexico city's new airport to be improved Santa Lucía Airport
Replies: 143
Views: 38269

Re: Mexico city's new airport to be canceled

I remember reading an article not too long ago that the IATA was all for the new MEX airport. When rumors came out of the possibility of the new airport being nixed by ALMO the IATA highly recommended for the construction to continue since the city is in dire need of a new airport to accommodate its...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEX-IST A possibility with the 789?
Replies: 11
Views: 3196

Re: MEX-IST A possibility with the 789?

So according to a couple of articles regarding TK announcing IST-MEX soon it looks like they requested 3 time slots (3 weekly flights) so its to assume they took the ones that were granted originally to EK? Also read they it will be IST-MEX nonstop and possibly MEX-CUN-IST on the way back but only a...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With EK out of the picture, BCN is back on AM's plans
Replies: 4
Views: 1659

Re: With EK out of the picture, BCN is back on AM's plans

Very predictable: Aeromexico intends to launch flights to Barcelona now that Emirates Airline has cancelled its plan to operate to Mexico via Barcelona, says Aeromexico chief executive Andres Conesa. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/aeromexico-eyes-barcelona-after-emirates-cancels-mex-452...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 13363

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

How predictable... https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/aeromexico-eyes-barcelona-after-emirates-cancels-mex-452141/ Funny how this time they don't announce a start up date or even hint by a certain year. When EK had plans they rushed in and set a start up date quickly. I will not be surprise...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 13363

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

Well lets see what happens. Really taking this with a grain of salt. Remember how first Mexican authorities had denied 5th freedom rights to EK only to know it wasn't not true. It would not surprise me if a couple of days later we see headlines of EK announcing flights to MEX. If not then EK may jus...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2018
Replies: 176
Views: 19506

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2018

Excited to hear about Cancun. They have MEX planned for 2019 also. Wonder if it will be a IST-CUN-MEX route or two separate legs. Was reading on a Spanish newspaper that their target time to start the CUN flights will be in sometime in the summer. I know all they had left was to submit their propose...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates expansion in N. America
Replies: 62
Views: 10740

Re: Emirates expansion in N. America

It'd be more likely for EK to start service between Dominca than anything new into Canada. EK's DXB-BCN-MEX has been postponed and will not commence any time soon as it stands. New allegations from US Admin. Do you have a source or article that states what you said? The only article I can find was ...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates expansion in N. America
Replies: 62
Views: 10740

Re: Emirates expansion in N. America

What would be Emirates' next destination in North America? My predictions are one of the following- Calgary Denver Vancouver Detroit Philadelphia DC You forgot to add Mexico City (it is technically part of N. America)…. :D EK is due to start DXB-BCN-MEX in November. Thanks for the info. I knew they...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates expansion in N. America
Replies: 62
Views: 10740

Re: Emirates expansion in N. America

believeinflight wrote:
What would be Emirates' next destination in North America? My predictions are one of the following-

Calgary
Denver
Vancouver
Detroit
Philadelphia
DC



You forgot to add Mexico City (it is technically part of N. America)…. :D

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK and Interjet sign interline agreement
Replies: 3
Views: 759

EK and Interjet sign interline agreement

Article below state and interlinear agreement has been signed between Emirates and Interjet airlines. Definitely EK has the money if they wanted to buy prime slot times from them to get better hours kinda like ANA did.Interesting, it says EK was looking to sign a similar agreement with AM before the...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico City new Airport
Replies: 111
Views: 20112

Re: Mexico City new Airport

The new airport should help and boost the country’s economy. Have read a few airlines have hinted flying their own metal once the new airport is built. The current airport is is saturated many airlines find it difficult to acquire slots. EK and TK for example are trying to find a creative way to fly...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to MEX?
Replies: 37
Views: 5669

Re: CX to MEX?

If my mind serves correctly, didn't CX try to get flights to Mexico via 5th freedom rights years back? I remember reading about it a few years back. Not sure but they wanted a HKG-YVR-MEX flight but were denied 5th freedom rights? I think it was around the same time they increased their cargo fligh...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut
Replies: 67
Views: 8354

Re: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut

MEX-BEY nonstop is a ridiculous idea. The only thing we know is that there is or will be a new bilateral, and that AM and ME are interested in codesharing with each other via MAD (and via CDG perhaps as well). This codeshare plan is a good idea, and is exactly why carriers in different regions join...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to MEX?
Replies: 37
Views: 5669

Re: CX to MEX?

If my mind serves correctly, didn't CX try to get flights to Mexico via 5th freedom rights years back? I remember reading about it a few years back. Not sure but they wanted a HKG-YVR-MEX flight but were denied 5th freedom rights? I think it was around the same time they increased their cargo flight...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX looking to fly to MEX in the near future.
Replies: 11
Views: 1345

Re: CX looking to fly to MEX in the near future.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1393861




oops, did not see that. Article I mentioned was dated a few days old , didnt know it was already old news...lol
-->

c933103 wrote:




oops, did not see that. Article I mentioned was dated a few days old , didnt know it was already old news...lol

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut
Replies: 67
Views: 8354

Re: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut

Nice to see AM expand their codeshare partners (if it does happen). They have reached codeshare agreements with airlines like Garuda, Jet Airways, El Al, and now possible MEA. I would really like to see AM give Tel Aviv a shot in the future, I know they are focused more on expanding in Europe and As...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX looking to fly to MEX in the near future.
Replies: 11
Views: 1345

CX looking to fly to MEX in the near future.

Interesting article below (only in Spanish). Cathay Pacific studying the possibility to have a direct HKG-MEX in 3-4 years when they receive their 777x orders and new MEX airport opens. Would not be surprised if this actually becomes a reality. http://www.transponder1200.com/cathay-pacific-anuncia-p...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico to take legal action against EK
Replies: 60
Views: 10510

Re: Aeromexico to take legal action against EK

Well it looks like Tim Clark officially stated that indeed they have plan to fly the route and depending how long it takes to acquire slot(s) at MEX they hope to start this year. Also looks like it will be with a B777 but doesn't state if its the LR or -300. I am assuming with a stopover at BCN they...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEX-ACC flights in near future?
Replies: 5
Views: 975

Re: MEX-ACC flights in near future?

Just found this article today. Really don't see any demand for such market so take this article with grain of salt. Ghana is suppose to have a national airline supposedly by 2019 so not sure if that is still true. Its probably more of a bilateral agreement that will one day allow flights between bo...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEX-ACC flights in near future?
Replies: 5
Views: 975

MEX-ACC flights in near future?

Just found this article today. Really don't see any demand for such market so take this article with grain of salt. Ghana is suppose to have a national airline supposedly by 2019 so not sure if that is still true. Its probably more of a bilateral agreement that will one day allow flights between bot...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico to take legal action against EK
Replies: 60
Views: 10510

Re: Aeromexico to take legal action against EK

EK serving BCN-MEX-BCN will either prompt AM to look seriously into the BCN market again (thin if compred with MEX-MAD-MEX), or do a MAD-BCN-MAD extension of the MEX-MAD / MAD-MEX flight (very doable albeit perhaps less profitable at the beginning) and see how a market reacts, explore a codeshare a...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico to take legal action against EK
Replies: 60
Views: 10510

Re: Aeromexico to take legal action against EK

s Utter rubbish . Much more importantly European passengers travelling to Mexico should boycott the anti competitive US3 We are talking about AM. What does this have to do with the US3? Delta owns 49% of AM. This nonsense of legal action against EK is Mother Delta speaking. AM abandoned flying to B...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Thu May 31, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico to take legal action against EK
Replies: 60
Views: 10510

Re: Aeromexico to take legal action against EK

Why are we not surprised right? Expected for AM to see if they can make this harder for EK. What is happening is AM being selfish. I think the government and even President Nieto knows this would help the Mexican tourism and economy. Making it easy for rich Emirati citizens, Indians and other Middle...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri May 25, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 78
Views: 12055

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

https://noticierouniversal.com/mexico/e ... -a-mexico/

We all knew it would not be easy for EK. Hopefully the SCT sticks to their guns and think about the countries economy and not just AM (and possibly other LCCs).
-->

and the whining begins: (only in Spanish)

https://noticierouniversal.com/mexico/e ... -a-mexico/

We all knew it would not be easy for EK. Hopefully the SCT sticks to their guns and think about the countries economy and not just AM (and possibly other LCCs).

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon May 21, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 78
Views: 12055

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

https://www.eleconomista.com.mx/empresa ... -0084.html
-->

Interesting article below, it seems it may start Oct-Nov. EK is working/negotiating with a local airline to obtain slots it seems:

Only in Spanish

https://www.eleconomista.com.mx/empresa ... -0084.html

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon May 21, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 78
Views: 12055

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

Is there a link or is it something you know from inside sources? So far we haven,t heard from EK announcing timetable for the proposed route. I did see it on Wiki in spanish that it is suppose to start in Oct. so not sure if that is were you got your info but it also states that AM & EK have a ...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Mon May 21, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 78
Views: 12055

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

EK is announcing the first BCN-MEX on Octubre 2018. AM has declined the route because of EK. Is there a link or is it something you know from inside sources? So far we havent heard from EK announcing timetable for the proposed route. I did see it on Wiki in spanish that it is suppose to start in Oc...

Jump to post
by dodgers702
Fri May 18, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 11738

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2018

In the latest Investor Presentation of TK, following interesting cities are listed in the wish list for near future (together with a long list of other cities): Poland - Krakow France - Nantes Mexico - Mexico City However there is still no sign about SYD & MEL. what happened to the launch of DF...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2

Go to advanced search