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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM - Master Thread
Replies: 444
Views: 68597

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

Thanks!

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM - Master Thread
Replies: 444
Views: 68597

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

Can anyone tell me where I can find a complete set of statistics on the number of travelers from Paris (CDG/ORY) to destinations all over the world (non-stop and connecting flights)? I am particularly interested in knowing what potential destinations AF could fly to, but actually doesn't. I know ann...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France in Illulissat, Greenland
Replies: 7
Views: 3202

Re: Air France in Illulissat, Greenland

The Air France website is showing departures scheduled for Illulissat from CDG today and tomorrow with B772 a/c. Does anyone know what these flights are? AF is operating some rescue flight for stranded European pax in several countries...but these flights to Greenland seem odd or are they positioni...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France in Illulissat, Greenland
Replies: 7
Views: 3202

Re: Air France in Illulissat, Greenland

Yes, it must be an error...someone probably typed the wrong IATA code.

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France in Illulissat, Greenland
Replies: 7
Views: 3202

Air France in Illulissat, Greenland

The Air France website is showing departures scheduled for Illulissat from CDG today and tomorrow with B772 a/c. Does anyone know what these flights are? AF is operating some rescue flight for stranded European pax in several countries...but these flights to Greenland seem odd or are they positionin...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why no US3 to Egypt ?
Replies: 71
Views: 11289

Re: Why no US3 to Egypt ?

Pan Am used to fly to Cairo around 1983 (when I was a student at the American University in Cairo). It operated from FCO with a locally based B737. Some flights were via Beirut, but that didn't last long. I remember the flight attendant making announcements about the Sound & Light show at the py...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation January 2020
Replies: 191
Views: 19822

Re: Turkish Aviation January 2020

Happy New Year! Malabo, Equatorial Guinea starting soon (via PHC). Can we expect Bata to come online too? Turks have been staying at the Ibis hotel in town... Any news regarding Juba and Aswan? What about Luanda, why has that not happened yet? Also, I don't understand why Lomé is NOT served. It's an...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am flight 50 over both the North and South Poles
Replies: 8
Views: 3220

Re: Pan Am flight 50 over both the North and South Poles

Great video. Project sunrise before it's time. The pax traveled 54 hours and no one was worried about how they would deal with it.

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Algerian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 106
Views: 10298

Re: Algerian Aviation Thread - 2019

If Air Algerie is already announcing their new flights into Orly, the slots must already have been assigned. What flights operated by French carriers (Transavia, etc.) can we expect between Orly and Algerian cities in Summer 2020? Does anyone have an approximate breakdown? (Transavia to Tlemcen (dai...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Global suspending flights
Replies: 51
Views: 16725

Re: Atlas Global suspending flights

I wonder if TK will be taking over flights to destinations like Shymkent, Aktau, Makhachkala and Chelyabisnk?

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: PK to possibly resume JFK in April 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 4439

Re: Rumor: PK to possibly resume JFK in April 2020

It was obligatory because TSA was not allowed to do screening in Pakistan themselves. TSA has visited ISB and KHI earlier this year, so I believe the westbound stop will be dropped. Ethiopian would do nonstops to ORD and IAD if it weren’t for the elevation of the runway at ADD. Nothing to do with s...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal 2020 Summer Expansion
Replies: 61
Views: 11701

Re: TAP Portugal 2020 Summer Expansion

hohd wrote:
They should try Sao Luis, it is close to Lencois Maranhenses park and at 3 times a week might work, seasonally.


I totally agree and I think it will happen as well.

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal 2020 Summer Expansion
Replies: 61
Views: 11701

Re: TAP Portugal 2020 Summer Expansion

I hear they are going to start João Pessoa. It will be 3 times from Lisbon. Is this true? I don't know if it's true, but certainly possible and the next logical step. The whole area has a lot of potential and thanks to TAP it's now easily accessible from Europe. Also, I can see them flying to São L...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: PK to possibly resume JFK in April 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 4439

Re: Rumor: PK to possibly resume JFK in April 2020

Isn't the westbound stop in Europe obligatory because of US security concerns? I believe Ethiopian is in the same category. It was obligatory because TSA was not allowed to do screening in Pakistan themselves. TSA has visited ISB and KHI earlier this year, so I believe the westbound stop will be dr...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Fri Nov 22, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: PK to possibly resume JFK in April 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 4439

Re: Rumor: PK to possibly resume JFK in April 2020

Isn't the westbound stop in Europe obligatory because of US security concerns? I believe Ethiopian is in the same category.

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal 2020 Summer Expansion
Replies: 61
Views: 11701

Re: TAP Portugal 2020 Summer Expansion

Can we expect some more new secondary destinations in Brazil like Porto Seguro, Joao Pessoa, Sao Luis, and perhaps a return to Manaus?...Would Curitiba, Iguazu Falls and Florianopolis be within the A321LR's range?

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal 2020 Summer Expansion
Replies: 61
Views: 11701

Re: TAP Portugal 2020 Summer Expansion

Can we expect some more new secondary destinations in Brazil like Porto Seguro, Joao Pessoa, Sao Luis, and perhaps a return to Manaus?...Would Curitiba, Iguazu Falls and Florianopolis be within the A321LR's range?

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico could fly Guadalajara to Paris
Replies: 83
Views: 12697

Re: Aeromexico could fly Guadalajara to Paris

According to the link below, AM could be connecting GDL with CDG. An announcement could be made as soon as December. It’s about time that GDL has TATL service, although I would have imagined a connection with Madrid would have been top of the list, I guess CDG allows for one-stop connections to the...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do you think that PHL-CMN will be a succes?
Replies: 10
Views: 3407

Re: Do you think that PHL-CMN will be a succes?

OneWorld (not ObeWorl)

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do you think that PHL-CMN will be a succes?
Replies: 10
Views: 3407

Re: Do you think that PHL-CMN will be a succes?

I think it will be a success because of all the connections to/from various African cities at CMN...but EWR or JFK would have been more logical O/D destinations. The airport in CMN and ObeWorl partner Royal Air Maroc is very poorly run and when there are delays or missed connections, customer servic...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2018
Replies: 130
Views: 17291

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2018

Does anyone know why TK is planning a triangular IST-NDJ-FIH-IST flight once a week? Flying from Ndjamena to IST via Kinshasa seems very odd.

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announces EWR-PRG, EWR-NAP, SFO-AMS
Replies: 126
Views: 17593

Re: United Announces EWR-PRG, EWR-NAP, SFO-AMS

Nice Add and very nice layovers for the crews assuming they get down town hotels. Naples is still one of the most dangerous cities in Italy for muggings -- including the city center. Always leave your hotel room with little cash, no jewelry and no watches. I lived in Italy and still have a lot of c...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announces EWR-PRG, EWR-NAP, SFO-AMS
Replies: 126
Views: 17593

Re: United Announces EWR-PRG, EWR-NAP, SFO-AMS

N292UX wrote:
Has any US carrier ever served Naples before? Or is this the first time?

As far as I know, NO. Meridiana had a seasonal B767 service.

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates expansion in N. America
Replies: 62
Views: 10700

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 DXB-MEX-CUN-DXB Montreal (if they get Canadian govt approval) Vancouver (if they get Canadian govt approval) Ottawa (if they get Canadian govt. approv...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?
Replies: 70
Views: 7405

Re: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?

The only international sce out of MKE (other than Mexico) that you can hope for will be to Reykjavik with Icelandair (B737max)...potentially British Airways to London and/or Condor to Germany (on a seasonal basis)..

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut
Replies: 67
Views: 8317

Re: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut

Despite all the drama in the thread, I actually think this route would work. Of course I realize it is not going to happen anytime soon, clearly all of this talk is just about a code share via Madrid. A few reasons why this can be a very successful route: 1. There has not been a direct connection b...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK after new Istanbul airport
Replies: 42
Views: 7078

Re: TK after new Istanbul airport

All The possible New destinations (some are resumptions) from my point of view: CANADA & USA: Vancouver, Calgary, Philadelphia, Detroit, Dallas, Denver, Seattle/Tacoma LATIN AMERICA: Mexico City, Santo Domingo, Panama City, Bogota, Lima, Santiago de Chile, Rio de Janeiro EUROPE: Reykiavik, Glas...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 11667

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2018

Re Africa, any news concerning regarding future flights to Banjul? B737-800? Routing? I'm surprised TK is not flying to Brazzaville, Pointe Noire and Malabo, yet...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 11003

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2018

TK is considering services to MEX and SYD soon. :stirthepot: The MEX service has been hinted as being via DUB. See: https://www.independent.ie/business/world/mexico-city-still-on-the-cards-as-turkish-looks-to-irish-expansion-36564396.html. Cheers, C. I would have thought that a IST-MEX-CUN-IST or I...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 11003

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2018

TK to start flights to Moroni, Comoros. An Island off the Coast of Tanzania, with a population of 800,000. It is just amazing how far TK is trying to reach. Will that be non-stop (A330) or with a stop (B737-900ER)? Moroni is the capital of Grande Comore, one of the 3 islands that make up the Comoro...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 11003

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2018

TK to start flights to Moroni, Comoros. An Island off the Coast of Tanzania, with a population of 800,000. It is just amazing how far TK is trying to reach. Will that be non-stop (A330) or with a stop (B737-900ER)? Moroni is the capital of Grande Comore, one of the 3 islands that make up the Comoro...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian starting EWR-ABJ-ADD flights
Replies: 6
Views: 1685

Re: Ethiopian starting EWR-ABJ-ADD flights

Will be interesting to see whether ET manages to eat into AF's lunch on this routing. AF has considerable local loyalty, and from what I've seen seems to achieves both high load factors (including in J, with an A380 used on the route) and relatively high prices - while managing to aggressively pric...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian starting EWR-ABJ-ADD flights
Replies: 6
Views: 1685

Re: Ethiopian starting EWR-ABJ-ADD flights

ADD-LOS-IAH would be a great addition. On the ADD to EWR route, I'm sure Freetown and Monrovia would be very happy to get 2 flights a week. At a later stage, Conakry and Cotonou (served by Pan Am until the 1960-70s) and Banjul (served by North American until the 90s?) would all welcome direct servic...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines In Communist Albania
Replies: 19
Views: 5949

Re: Airlines In Communist Albania

Air France flew CDG-TIA-ALY (Alexandria, Egypt) with a B737 (twice a week) for a while...but it didn't last long.

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What would Pan Am look like today?
Replies: 26
Views: 4768

Re: What would Pan Am look like today?

It would look like Delta with A320s, Dreamliners and B777-300ER.

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pope to Myanmar: What Plane/Time?
Replies: 9
Views: 1836

Re: Pope to Myanmar: What Plane/Time?

jfk777, Biman is BANGLADESH's airline, not Myanmar's.

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2017
Replies: 194
Views: 20062

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2017

Any news concerning new Turkish Airlines destinations? I know Samarkand is coming up but what about a lot of African destinations that have been mentioned in the past? Lomé would seem like a logical addition. I'm thinking of Monrovia, Hargeisa, Berbera, Tobruk, Al-Bayda (Al-Abraq)...

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by JUANTRIPPEJR
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Passengers Clapping
Replies: 57
Views: 5567

Re: Passengers Clapping

People who usually don't fly a lot tend to clap. In France, people tend to clap on low-cost carriers on flights to/from vacation destinations (ie, people who fly only once a year or every few years). Palma de Mallorca to Paris would be a clapping flight.

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