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by aviationlover7
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA at FRA
Replies: 21
Views: 4586

Re: UA at FRA

In addition to what others have said, you can also just look at the connecting hubs that each alliance has in Europe: Oneworld has LHR, MAD and to a lesser extent HEL. (British Airways, Iberia, Finnair) SkyTeam has AMS, CDG and to a lesser extent FCO. (KLM, Air France, Alitalia) Star Alliance has F...

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by aviationlover7
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 23461

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

Reverse psychology perhaps? Trying to convince Hollanders that KLM cares about the environment?? Spot on! reverse psychology is not uncommon in other industries (e.g. retail - Patagonia clothing) but KLM seems to be the pioneer within the commercial aviation industry. I believe this is mostly aimin...

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by aviationlover7
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP schedules first non stop A321LR service between Europa and South America
Replies: 105
Views: 19621

Re: TAP schedules first non stop A321LR service between Europa and South America

Would TAP be able to launch new destinations in Northern Brazil with the A321LR? I recall Joao Pessoa had TACV flights for a while (it seems they are gone). But it seems it is too close to Recife and Natal. São Luís? Sergipe? Yes! Not confirmed tought. Draw a line in Brasilia, the capital, any city...

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by aviationlover7
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 21580

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

As for upcoming 321LR routes, TAP’s press release hints at few destinations: BOS (additional frequencies from LIS or new route from OPO?) IAD (already known - winter 2019 replacing 330) REC (additional frequencies from LIS or new route from OPO?) NAT (additional frequencies from LIS or new route fro...

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by aviationlover7
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1025
Views: 163471

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

«Old» photo as it has even been painted You're right, I didn't check the date of the photo. It looks a lot better with paint! https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48024173722_58400201f7_c.jpg F-WWCE by Luc Verkoyen , on Flickr Looks good! I look forward to fly it, hopefully later this year, or next ...

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by aviationlover7
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZUL Announces OPO
Replies: 24
Views: 5035

Re: AZUL Announces OPO

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AZU8756

I foresee this route becoming daily within 2 years - thoughts?
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Azul AD 8756 is en route to OPO on A330-200
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AZU8756

I foresee this route becoming daily within 2 years - thoughts?

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by aviationlover7
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 21580

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

TP’s new A321neoLR deployed on OPO-EWR on 01/June. The first transatlantic flight for the 321neoLR. Congrats TAP and Airbus!

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by aviationlover7
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

1st OPO-EWR flight on 321neoLR today 01/June. Also, LIS-ORD launched today as well.
Next: 10/June SFO and 16/June IAD.
TAP is going strong on the US routes!

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by aviationlover7
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tap Air Portugal To Start Lisbon-Banjul
Replies: 35
Views: 6749

Re: Tap Air Portugal To Start Lisbon-Banjul

Would TP venture onto the lucrative Nigerian market? I’m sure BA, AF/KLM offer plenty of daily flights to LOS/ABJ? Maybe TP could get into that market by offering connections via LIS? Plus USA-Nigeria market, now that they are getting a decent USA network? Just a though. I've been wondering that my...

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by aviationlover7
Fri May 31, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tap Air Portugal To Start Lisbon-Banjul
Replies: 35
Views: 6749

Re: Tap Air Portugal To Start Lisbon-Banjul

Great to see TAP building such a comprehensive network in West Africa!
So far this expansion has been mostly in the NorthWestern African countries but perhaps with the new 321neoLR TP might venture into East Africa and/or expand further in the Southern part. Thoughts?

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by aviationlover7
Sun May 12, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 21580

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

When does it start flying on LIS-TLV?

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by aviationlover7
Sat May 11, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy discussion thread
Replies: 78
Views: 15135

Re: Air Italy discussion thread

Air Italy is no longer taking the B787 from QR...it seems like things are going south...is Air Italy the next European airline to go bust? "Air Italy pulled out of Bangkok, Delhi, and Mumbai within weeks of launching flights Air Italy canceled Chicago flights before they even launched Air Italy...

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by aviationlover7
Wed May 01, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 21580

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

AECM wrote:
TAP first A321LR routes will be LIS-TLV and OPO-EWR


Is it already deployed on LIS-TLV?

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by aviationlover7
Wed May 01, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS on strike
Replies: 110
Views: 18241

Re: SAS on strike

Just to put some numbers to it. There are around 1500 pilots in the SAS Group, earning an average of around DKK 66.5K per month + pension. A pay rise of 13% would cost SAS around 175M DKK a year, which is almost 20% of their profits. That's not realistic, not by a long shot Sharing 20% of profits o...

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by aviationlover7
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 21580

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

Has the 321LR already started flying for TP?

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by aviationlover7
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB drops JNB (again), remains 3x/w in SJU during the winter, 10x/w LIM year-round
Replies: 12
Views: 3146

Re: IB drops JNB (again), remains 3x/w in SJU during the winter, 10x/w LIM year-round

royalswazi wrote:
Back in the seventies there were daily 747s from Lisbon to Luanda. Then independence came. Woohoo.


What does that comment add to this thread discussion?? Please enlighten me.

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by aviationlover7
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

TAP Air Portugal from June 2019 plans to offer new route to Italy, with the offering of Lisbon – Naples nonstop service. From 15JUN19, this route will be served on daily basis with Airbus A320 Series aircraft, as well as Embraer E190/195. TP884 LIS0705 – 1105NAP EQV x6 TP884 LIS0900 – 1300NAP EQV 6 ...

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by aviationlover7
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1025
Views: 163471

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

SK is too conservative. A321LR is the perfect aircraft to expand / test new TATL and ME routes from ARN/OSL/CPH.

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by aviationlover7
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 21580

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

A321LR will be the cornerstone of TAP’s TATL expansion strategy.
OPO-EWR, LIS-IAD/ATL what else is on the cards?

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by aviationlover7
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

https://jornaleconomico.sapo.pt/noticia ... tap-422619
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TAP's chairman mentioned new routes in 2020: LAX, IAH, ATL, YUL and JNB (resumption).

Video (only in Portuguese) min. 26:
https://jornaleconomico.sapo.pt/noticia ... tap-422619

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by aviationlover7
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

TAP will begin to fly between Lisbon and Conakry from July 3 onwards, offering three weekly flights Source: https://www.tapairportugal.com/en/media/press-releases/Press-Release-742 That was announced 6 months ago. See reply #11 of this same thread :) There is a difference between mentioning it in a...

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by aviationlover7
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

https://www.tapairportugal.com/en/media ... elease-742
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TAP will begin to fly between Lisbon and Conakry from July 3 onwards, offering three weekly flights

Source: https://www.tapairportugal.com/en/media ... elease-742

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by aviationlover7
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

https://www.tapairportugal.com/en/media ... elease-735
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TP is increasing OPO-GRU frequencies despite Azul start flying to OPO this summer.

https://www.tapairportugal.com/en/media ... elease-735

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by aviationlover7
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates launching to Porto
Replies: 32
Views: 7670

Re: Emirates launching to Porto

If LIS can support 2x daily 777 flights why shouldn’t OPO be able to cope with 4x weekly flights? Besides, I believe OPO will continue to benefit from LIS capacity limitations. For sure that EK has taken in consideration the considerable catchment area (North Portugal + Galicia) and the lack of flig...

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by aviationlover7
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates schedules Porto launch in July 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 345

Emirates schedules Porto launch in July 2019

Emirates from July 2019 is launching new route to Portugal, becoming the first Middle Eastern carrier offering service to Porto. From 02JUL19, 3-class 777-300ER aircraft will serve Dubai – Porto route 4 times a week. Reservation for this route opened after 0900GMT. EK197 DXB0915 – 1430OPO 77W x135 E...

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by aviationlover7
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

TAP has launched a massive promotion - 50% across the entire network! New commercial approach or struggling to fill up the planes? https://www.flytap.com/en-se/campaigns/megapromo?anetwork=PAIDSEARCH&ds_rl=1244656&ds_rl=1250263&ds_rl=1251914&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwuP8wLix4AIVxqSaCh1nIAxa...

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by aviationlover7
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

Does then 321LR have range to operate TP’s routes in South America (CCS, FOR, REC etc)?

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by aviationlover7
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

Before they expand any further, they should really invest into a passenger traffic management center, which analyse delays in the network and take various actions so that passengers can make their connecting flights. Came yesterday on a flight via LIS, just to find the connection gate shut 15 minut...

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by aviationlover7
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

https://www.tapairportugal.com/en/media ... elease-728
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“TAP grew more than 10 percent in 2018 and carried about 16 million passengers”

https://www.tapairportugal.com/en/media ... elease-728

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by aviationlover7
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

Is TAP code-sharing with EL AL in the new route LIS-TLV?

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by aviationlover7
Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia at SFO
Replies: 12
Views: 1956

Re: Iberia at SFO

TAP new flight to SFO will be tough competition to Iberia....besides SFO is a Star Alliance stronghold so most likely Iberia will end the route sooner or later - thoughts?

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by aviationlover7
Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 173041

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

What are SAS new LH routes in 2019? It seems like the Swedish airport tax was axed in Budget 2019...will SAS add additional LH routes out of ARN?

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by aviationlover7
Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

Will more A321LR be deployed in additional OPO-US routes (other than EWR)? This could be a good way for TAP to overcome current capacity constraints in LIS. Thoughts?

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by aviationlover7
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

Have all TAP’s 15 new routes in 2019 been already announced/confirmed?

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by aviationlover7
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZUL Announces OPO
Replies: 24
Views: 5035

Re: AZUL Announces OPO

Is TP going to keep OPO-GRU after Azul starts flying to Porto? Will it be the same deal when Azul started flying to LIS and TP ended VCP? Will Azul be a feeder to TAP European’s network out of OPO?

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by aviationlover7
Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal incredible expansion
Replies: 41
Views: 10161

Re: TAP Portugal incredible expansion

Any news on the JV with Azul? and JetBlue?
I believe it's hard to compete in the TATL routes against Lufthansa group/United, AF/KLM/Delta and BA/Iberia/AA without being part of a JV...thoughts?

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by aviationlover7
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

How will LIS keep up with all this growth?? Even if the new airport for LCC in Montijo opens, the current LIS airport is bound to become a bottleneck in TAP's ambitious expansion plans, right? Also, with more A321NEO LR joining TP's fleet will we see more TATL flights from OPO and PDL (as hinted by ...

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by aviationlover7
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

Is LIS-TLV a one-off adventure in the Middle East or is it a change in TP's expansion strategy?
Perhaps expanding TP's network in the Middle East (mostly Levant region, not GCC) might be a good feeder to their long-haul routes - e.g. BEY as there is a big Lebanese community in Canada/US and Brazil).

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by aviationlover7
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28683

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

Will the daily OPO-EWR be operated by A330 or A321LR/NEO?

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by aviationlover7
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 173041

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Is SK's ARN-LAX also moving to CPH?

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by aviationlover7
Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP announces new routes for 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 18382

Re: TAP announces new routes for 2018

Good news for OPO and great to see TAP expanding further in West Africa too!
Surprising not to see any long-haul routes announced, though...
Has this something to do with the Crew-agreement revision not being finalized?

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