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by HUYfan
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines and Routes from the old Dhahran Airport
Replies: 17
Views: 2094

Re: Airlines and Routes from the old Dhahran Airport

British Airways 747 767 777 L10 D10 British Caledonian D10 KLM 747 767 310 DC8 Air France 747 AB3 310 707 Lufthansa AB3 310 340 707 Swissair D10 Alitalia AB3 Olympic Airways AB3 Cyprus Airways 310 B11 Turkish Airlines 707 727 Austrian Airlines 310 M80 DC9 Egyptair 707 737 747 767 AB3 340 Thai Intern...

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by HUYfan
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia mulls new wide body order plus expansion plans.
Replies: 22
Views: 5279

Re: Saudia mulls new wide body order plus expansion plans.

Dammam was served by BA and Bmi in the past and Dhahran previously for many years from both Heathrow and Gatwick. I think for Dammam, the A32LR with either Saudia or SaudiGulf would be a suitable type. BA have evaluated a return to Dammam in recent years but it can simply make more money with higher...

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by HUYfan
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Considering A Return to India + Africa Routes
Replies: 191
Views: 25093

Re: AA Considering A Return to India + Africa Routes

Cairo maybe?

Nobody seems to have mentioned Cairo. Could Philadelphia to Cairo be a possibility?

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by HUYfan
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 351
Views: 33998

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Do we think Saudigulf might give Dammam-London a go with their NEOs?

Regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 219 LHR-DEN diverts to PHX 23 July 2018.
Replies: 39
Views: 6520

Re: BA 219 LHR-DEN diverts to PHX 23 July 2018.

The aircraft diverted due to weather. Wasn’t on the ground for long. Phoenix was nearest available BA destination for ground support. Crew got to their hotel in Denver at 0130 local time, a shift and a half!!

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HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2018
Replies: 119
Views: 12090

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2018

What is the reason for Pegasus Airlines not to serve Saudi Arabia from SAW? (specially since they serve UAE, Oman, Kuwait and Qatar). It seems like a missing opportunity there; short flights and huge O&D and connecting traffic markets. TK has multiple daily flights to the Kingdom from Istanbul....

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by HUYfan
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SaudiGulf orders 16 widebodies at Boeing
Replies: 9
Views: 3182

Re: SaudiGulf orders 16 widebodies at Boeing

With them being based at Dammam, are these likely to see longhaul service from there, or are they more likely to be based at JED/RUH? Some gaps/room for growth in the Dammam network such as London, Houston, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Cebu, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, Hong Kong and Jakarta? Opinions? Kind r...

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by HUYfan
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 264
Views: 38751

Re: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent

D..... for a country that can't make beer?

Dammam, Saudi Arabia?

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Mon May 02, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways First A380 To YVR
Replies: 25
Views: 8134

RE: British Airways First A380 To YVR

Actually, in previous summers, 28 First seats and 104 Club seats have been offered on the double daily Jumbo. This summer, that is reduced to 14 First seats and 97 Club seats, so actually less premium seats than before. It SHOULD work June/July/August/September and I would expect May and October to ...

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by HUYfan
Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways 787 Philadelphia To London (Y)
Replies: 7
Views: 9984

RE: British Airways 787 Philadelphia To London (Y)

PHL is one of the routes with round tripped bars. They remain onboard, and are restocked by the outbound crew. Therefore, they are unchilled.

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HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF To Cut Jobs, Long-haul Fleet And Orders
Replies: 165
Views: 37067

RE: AF To Cut Jobs, Long-haul Fleet And Orders

I think KLM should abandon their <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> partnership and join up with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>/IB in <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym>. Air France have a long way to go to sorting themselves...

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by HUYfan
Wed Jun 03, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways - New Long Haul/B789 Routes
Replies: 101
Views: 28231

RE: British Airways - New Long Haul/B789 Routes

Chengdu was a stinker to start with, but a couple of facts are relevant; 1. We have always said that China was a long term plan. It was never intended that <acronym title="Chengdu (- Shuangliu) (CTU / ZUUU), China">CTU</acronym> would be an overnight sucess, but that we are playing the long game and...

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by HUYfan
Thu Apr 30, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SV: 744 Retirement, New Cabin, Other News
Replies: 10
Views: 9015

RE: SV: 744 Retirement, New Cabin, Other News

A twice weekly <acronym title="Dammam - King Fahd International (DMM / OEDF), Saudi Arabia">DMM</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> A320 could maybe work in the summer. <acronym title="Saudi Arabian Airlines">SV</acronym> has a long history of oper...

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by HUYfan
Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2015
Replies: 163
Views: 17085

RE: Turkish Aviation March 2015

TK adding a daily ISTANBUL <acronym title="Istanbul - Sabiha Gokcen (SAW / LTFJ), Turkey">SAW</acronym> to DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia with 737-800 equipment This is in addition to increasing <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym>-<acronym title="Dammam - King Fah...

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by HUYfan
Wed Dec 24, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Start 3rd Daily Flight To BHX
Replies: 57
Views: 13481

RE: Emirates To Start 3rd Daily Flight To BHX

Didn't FCA operate 767s longhaul? Or did they all fuel drop somewhere?

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Wed Dec 24, 2014 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Start 3rd Daily Flight To BHX
Replies: 57
Views: 13481

RE: Emirates To Start 3rd Daily Flight To BHX

Everyone mentions <acronym title="Bristol - Lulsgate (BRS / EGGD), United Kingdom">BRS</acronym> runway length. Is this official? Would it not be possible to operate an A330 initally, and then can a 777-200LR not make it out of <acronym title="Bristol - Lulsgate (BRS / EGGD), United Kingdom">BRS</ac...

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by HUYfan
Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZ To Open MXP And VCE To AUH
Replies: 1
Views: 1658

AZ To Open MXP And VCE To AUH

From Airlineroute Alitalia in Summer 2015 season is expanding service to Abu Dhabi, with the launch of Milan Malpensa – Abu Dhabi and Venice – Abu Dhabi, starting 29MAR15. Milan Malpensa – Abu Dhabi AZ856 MXP2210 – 0615+1AUH 772 D AZ857 AUH0845 – 1325MXP 772 D Venice – Abu Dhabi AZ858 VCE2155 – 0555...

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by HUYfan
Tue Nov 11, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 To MIA From Oct 2015
Replies: 65
Views: 12351

RE: BA A380 To MIA From Oct 2015

Here are the figures;

First will see a decrease, from 42 to 28 a day.

Club World will increase by 42 a day from 152 to 194.

World Traveller Plus will decrease by 2 seats a day from 112 to 110.

World Traveller will decrease by 2 a day from 608 to 606.

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Go 747 To DEN
Replies: 25
Views: 9965

RE: BA To Go 747 To DEN

World Traveller and plus loads are often overbooked and so the extra <acronym title="Nigeria Airways">WT</acronym>/+ seats will sell. Club and First on the other hand, i'm not so sure, Club is rarely booked over 40 out of 48. First I imagine will fail to sell more than 6/8 on a regular basis. I woul...

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by HUYfan
Thu Oct 16, 2014 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Go 747 To DEN
Replies: 25
Views: 9965

BA To Go 747 To DEN

Summer 2015 will see BA swap the 3 class 777 for a 4 class 747 on the Denver, Colorado route.

I would expect it to be the Mid-J version with fewer Club World seats.

Kind regards

HUYfan

[Edited 2014-10-16 06:36:27]

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by HUYfan
Fri Oct 03, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS Announces YHZ-GLA
Replies: 42
Views: 8615

RE: WS Announces YHZ-GLA

As with the DUB route, this is more about Toronto-Halifax-Glasgow and vice versa. There will be some pax destined to and from Halifax, but the route is primarily Toronto to Glasgow vv.

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HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Sun Aug 31, 2014 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAs Next International Service?
Replies: 193
Views: 24470

RE: UAs Next International Service?

I would like to see; Manchester UK to Chicago <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> Newcastle UK to Newark <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> Both with the 75W Kind regards HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA B763 ARN To LHR In J
Replies: 15
Views: 10533

RE: BA B763 ARN To LHR In J

It sounds like you either; A) used to work for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> or B) were not successful in applying for a job at <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> or C) work for easyJet Or a bit of all 3? Just curious. You do realise over 400 people have perished on flight...

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by HUYfan
Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: #1, BA LHR-WAW In J & Iihf Belarussian Ice Hockey
Replies: 31
Views: 12564

RE: #1, BA LHR-WAW In J & Iihf Belarussian Ice Hockey

Great pics! <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> didn't buy larger buses because the design of the roads and buildings around terminals 1 and 3 makes them suitable. Something completely out of <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s control. Customer recognition is supposed to be a ...

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by HUYfan
Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA W14 LHR Long/Mid Haul Service Changes
Replies: 22
Views: 12586

RE: BA W14 LHR Long/Mid Haul Service Changes

As already commented, China is a long term plan. Chengdu is doing fine for a new route, and travel to that part of the world can be seasonal, which Chengdu is. It is a seasonal reduction. Just like other <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> routes that have seasonal fluctuations. I would ex...

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by HUYfan
Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Unveils New Short-haul Cabin Interior
Replies: 79
Views: 30485

RE: BA Unveils New Short-haul Cabin Interior

I really think people should try the new cabin before assuming it will be hideous. I have sat in the new seats and they are fantastic. Very comfortable and the legroom felt much better than the old seats. The seats are a little narrower than the converter seats, but I seriously didn't feel this was ...

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by HUYfan
Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 Routes
Replies: 32
Views: 17147

RE: BA A380 Routes

LAS will not happen on the 380. We could probably fill Traveller and Plus but having operated the <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> many times, most recently, this week, the Club loads are rarely full. The 97 <acronym title="Air Marshall Isl...

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by HUYfan
Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Interior Pictures
Replies: 87
Views: 37999

RE: A350 Interior Pictures

Any guesses at who has gone for 3-4-3?

I would guess

Aeroflot
Air Asia X
Air Caraibes
Emirates
Etihad

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Mon Mar 31, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS: Growth As International Gateway And B6 Hub
Replies: 182
Views: 19169

RE: BOS: Growth As International Gateway And B6 Hub

JetBlue mint 321neo to Manchester and Glasgow would surely be winners?

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Expand At SLC
Replies: 78
Views: 17678

RE: Delta To Expand At SLC

Could we see <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> or <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathro...

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by HUYfan
Wed Jan 01, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any More Room For KLM In North Atlantic Market?
Replies: 69
Views: 16428

RE: Any More Room For KLM In North Atlantic Market?

There are several opportunities for KLM in North America, but options are limited by the relationship with <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>. Denver would be my top choice for a new route. 5 weekly summer A332 should do the trick. Las Vegas also has potential. Arkefly does the route, but a da...

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by HUYfan
Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible New jetBlue Cities In 2014?
Replies: 123
Views: 16983

RE: Possible New JetBlue Cities In 2014?

For <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Wichita - Mid-Continent (ICT / KICT), USA - Kansas">ICT</acronym>, how are the figures for <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJ...

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by HUYfan
Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible New jetBlue Cities In 2014?
Replies: 123
Views: 16983

RE: Possible New JetBlue Cities In 2014?

Any chance of JFK-Wichita on the E190?

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HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Would Resume Flight To Dar Es Salaam?
Replies: 14
Views: 7624

RE: BA Would Resume Flight To Dar Es Salaam?

There are no spare 3 class 772s in the fleet at the moment, and this is too much aircraft for the route anyway. Africa will be expanded in time, but not through dumping of capacity into markets that don't need it, leading to bad yields.

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HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Longhaul Fleet Cabin Refurbishment WT & WT+
Replies: 14
Views: 6104

RE: BA Longhaul Fleet Cabin Refurbishment WT & WT+

Certain areas of <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> are pushing for the refurb of the <acronym title="Fort McMurray (YMM / CYMM), Canada - Alberta">YMM</acronym> 772s and the longer term 747s. With the recent financial results, I would think that this is certainly likely before too long. ...

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by HUYfan
Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Would Resume Flight To Dar Es Salaam?
Replies: 14
Views: 7624

RE: BA Would Resume Flight To Dar Es Salaam?

BA cannot currently open JRO as much as they would like to because the routing is not possile with Worldwide crew. It would be triangled with DAR.

The new fleet could operate it, but they are not trained on the 767/787.

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Start OPO, JMK And JTR And More!
Replies: 36
Views: 12114

RE: BA To Start OPO, JMK And JTR And More!

LPA was only ever a winter seasonal route anyway.

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HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia's New Livery To Be Presented On Oct. 15th (Part 1)
Replies: 264
Views: 52343

Iberia's New Livery To Be Presented On Oct. 15th (Part 1)

I think it looks crisp and smart. Admittedly, not overly inspiring or creative, but I like it.

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HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Wed Oct 09, 2013 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Unserved U.S. Domestic Markets (Lower 48)
Replies: 41
Views: 8721

RE: Largest Unserved U.S. Domestic Markets (Lower 48)

Wichita to an airport in the New York area?

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HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM New WBC Planes
Replies: 9
Views: 9650

RE: KLM New WBC Planes

Any pics?

King regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scandinavian Aviation 2013 - Part 3
Replies: 261
Views: 30843

RE: Scandinavian Aviation 2013 - Part 3

Does anyone have an inside view on how SAS's new Humberside to Copenhagen route is selling?

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Sun Sep 08, 2013 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Durban Ever See More International Flights?
Replies: 14
Views: 5666

RE: Will Durban Ever See More International Flights?

Durban may be on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s hitlist for the 787. However, there is considerable feed through <acronym title="Johannesburg - OR Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAOR), South Africa">JNB</acronym> with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s franchise...

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by HUYfan
Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Fly AUS-LHR With 787
Replies: 248
Views: 44151

RE: BA To Fly AUS-LHR With 787

BA has a variety of spare slots flying around at the moment. There is more than enough scope for additional longhaul destinations from re-jigging the shorthaul roster.

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YEG New International Route Announcement Tuesday
Replies: 44
Views: 13745

RE: YEG New International Route Announcement Tuesday

Wish it was BA to LHR. I'm sure it has potential.

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 262 Passenger Revolt
Replies: 60
Views: 30064

RE: BA 262 Passenger Revolt

Sensationalistic tripe.

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HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Adds Second Daily To AMS
Replies: 36
Views: 13263

RE: EK Adds Second Daily To AMS

I am curious.

How can the HV 738 make it DXB-AMS nonstop?

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does VS Have Any Plans To Expand At Manchester?
Replies: 57
Views: 9437

RE: Does VS Have Any Plans To Expand At Manchester?

My argument is that in the UK, the Virgin brand is much more well known than the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> one, and on the other side of the pond, Virgin is also highly regarded in the New York area. With the economics of the A333, i still think a service has potential. Kin...

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by HUYfan
Fri Jul 05, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does VS Have Any Plans To Expand At Manchester?
Replies: 57
Views: 9437

RE: Does VS Have Any Plans To Expand At Manchester?

I have no doubt that a <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> operated <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> codeshared year round <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> A333 flight...

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by HUYfan
Sat Jun 29, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concerns In CDG/AMS Over Possible Break-up AF/KL
Replies: 51
Views: 17239

RE: Concerns In CDG/AMS Over Possible Break-up AF/KL

BA should dump IB and get with KL.

Kind regards

HUYfan

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by HUYfan
Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Plans A380 To MIA
Replies: 53
Views: 17754

RE: BA Plans A380 To MIA

A few inaccuracies. <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> is currently not scheduled for 2 daily 380. The 2014 plan is once daily with the other 2 744 flights continuing, maintaining 3 daily. This winter will see twice daily with the 380 operating ...

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