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by YYZORD
Fri Oct 15, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 764
Views: 139129

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021

Will AC codeshare on SQ's SIN-YVR flight?

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by YYZORD
Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR-SEA
Replies: 60
Views: 11476

Re: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR-SEA

YVR and SEA traffic combined, there doesn't need to be any stops at ICN for YVR. This can be a direct non-stop route to SIN from YVR while picking up SEA passengers. The two cities are that close to each other that such type of route works for SQ. Also there is not a single place in Canada with a fl...

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by YYZORD
Mon Oct 11, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR-SEA
Replies: 60
Views: 11476

Re: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR

See if this link works: https://www.linkedin.com/search/results/content/?keywords=sean%20murphy%20swissport&sid=sB9&update=urn%3Ali%3Afs_updateV2%3A(urn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A6853025741118980096%2CBLENDED_SEARCH_FEED%2CEMPTY%2CDEFAULT%2Cfalse Would be curious to know a timeline on this. Singapor...

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by YYZORD
Mon Oct 11, 2021 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR-SEA
Replies: 60
Views: 11476

Re: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR

The information is from a post by the Director Commercial and Operations at Swissport Canada. Its right on linkedin, the official announcement from SQ should come very soon. The route will be SIN-YVR-SEA, I just got word from inside the YVR spotters fb group. If true, that’ll be quite an interesting...

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by YYZORD
Mon Oct 11, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR-SEA
Replies: 60
Views: 11476

Re: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR

The route will be SIN-YVR-SEA, I just got word from inside the YVR spotters fb group.

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by YYZORD
Mon Oct 11, 2021 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR-SEA
Replies: 60
Views: 11476

Re: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR

Is there somewhere I can post a screenshot of it?

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by YYZORD
Mon Oct 11, 2021 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR-SEA
Replies: 60
Views: 11476

Re: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR

The linkedin link should work, the fb one is in a YVR spotters page.

atal17 wrote:
Sorry but both links don’t seem to be showing it - did it give a start date?

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by YYZORD
Mon Oct 11, 2021 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR-SEA
Replies: 60
Views: 11476

SQ (Singapore Airlines) Launching SIN-YVR-SEA

SQ is officially launching SIN-YVR, a hiatus from April 2009. This will be a nonstop service with the A359. Details are here: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=6231185286956270&set=gm.6485088901532155 Can also be found on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/search/results/content/?keywords=sea...

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by YYZORD
Thu Sep 30, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2021
Replies: 528
Views: 89192

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2021

JL codeshares with WS so I don't see why they can't also have transit passengers for WS. JL will get a HND slot for Canada and WS will get a HND slot. AC/NH are already doing this. To be honest I'm thinking that ICN and/or NRT/HND are more likely at this point than anything China. My bet would be ei...

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by YYZORD
Fri Sep 10, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter relaunch September 8, 2021
Replies: 30
Views: 6432

Re: Porter relaunch September 8, 2021

Apparently Pre-Clearance is opening in 2022 at YTZ, is this true?

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by YYZORD
Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL looks to create low-cost carrier network
Replies: 21
Views: 5925

Re: JAL looks to create low-cost carrier network

Could say the same thing for YVR too. SEA-KIJ/CTS/SDJ/NRT might be within the range of the A321XLR as the published range of the A321XLR is 4,700 nautical miles (5,408 statute miles) and KIJ, CTS, SDJ, and NRT are all within a 4,800 mi radius of SEA. Here are the distances of SEA-KIJ/CTS/SDJ/NRT: SE...

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by YYZORD
Thu Sep 02, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Post-Pandemic ANA Future Destinations
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Post-Pandemic ANA Future Destinations

Any suggestions where ANA could add new service post covid?

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by YYZORD
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Porter Airlines Orders 30 Embraer E195-E2
Replies: 224
Views: 35255

Re: Updated: Porter Airlines Orders 30 Embraer E195-E2

YYZ also has CX With no JV currently in place AA is not going to lease (because they would be fools to sell) precious slots to Porter. There is, but AA has a plurality of slots at DCA. DL and WestJet killed their mooted JV when the U.S. DOT demanded divestiture of just 16 slots at LGA. I don't imagi...

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by YYZORD
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2021
Replies: 528
Views: 89192

Re: WestJet adds Calgary-Amsterdam

I wouldn't be surprised if WS added YYC-ICN, lots of connections on KE and WS was interested in KE being their ideal trans-pacific JV partner. Also YYC has a decent Korean Canadian or Asian Canadian population that could fill up the flights, ICN has connections to everywhere in Asia. This gives an o...

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by YYZORD
Wed Jun 09, 2021 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPE-ONT
Replies: 17
Views: 3924

Re: TPE-ONT

surprised to see China Airlines don't fly TPE-SEA especially the fact its a Delta hub.

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by YYZORD
Tue May 25, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2021
Replies: 356
Views: 39404

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2021

Could NZ make AKL-YYZ work if they codeshared with AC's European network? There is no Oceania flights from YYZ and NZ being in *A, they have a competitive advantage with AC as their partner. Also there is no aircraft that can fly BNE/SYD/MEL-YYZ, only AKL-YYZ is possible. I assume transiting in Cana...

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by YYZORD
Tue May 18, 2021 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?
Replies: 48
Views: 8424

How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?

I recently noticed that EY is now flying AUH-YYZ 6x weekly but EK still flies 5x weekly with DXB-YYZ. I was wondering when the frequency of EY increased in Canada and why can't EK fly 6x weekly to YYZ too? Both are airlines based in the UAE and I'd assume they would follow the same air bilateral agr...

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by YYZORD
Fri May 14, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds BOS-DFW/CLT/YYZ, LGA-YYZ
Replies: 83
Views: 14709

Re: Delta Adds BOS-DFW/CLT/YYZ, LGA-YYZ

Personally I'd fly DL or AA over AC anyday, many people out there that want options from other carriers compared to AC monopoly on these important business routes. Glad DL finally added LGA-YYZ, always wondered why BUF has LGA-BUF on DL or why YUL got LGA-YUL from DL but not LGA-YYZ.

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by YYZORD
Mon May 10, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Group News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 219
Views: 49979

Re: Singapore Airlines Group News and Discussion Thread - 2021

psa1011 wrote:
SQ has at the same time removed SFO-HKG-SIN


temporarily or forever?

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by YYZORD
Fri May 07, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: ANA to retire 35 aircraft in 2020
Replies: 128
Views: 35545

Re: Updated: ANA to retire 35 aircraft in 2020

which routes are changing from 773 to 789?

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by YYZORD
Wed Apr 28, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: ANA to retire 35 aircraft in 2020
Replies: 128
Views: 35545

Re: Updated: ANA to retire 35 aircraft in 2020

When are all the 13 777ER's being retired by? Also which 777 routes are changed to 789? Also how long will the conversion to ANA's the room cabin take for the rest of the 15 777ER's?

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by YYZORD
Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 135
Views: 18181

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

Wonder if YYZ will ever become daily.

TK787 wrote:
Latest update from TK for May schedules: (N.America changes)
ATL going from 3 -> 4 x W
IAH, MIA, SFO 4 -> 7 x W
YYZ 5 -> 6 x W
And finally new service YVR 3 x W and EWR 4 x W.

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by YYZORD
Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Launching SIN-YVR A359 4x weekly service, October 29th, 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 4421

SQ Launching SIN-YVR A359 4x weekly service, October 29th, 2021

http://alturl.com/p749b
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SQ is finally launching SIN-YVR again after a 12 year hiatus. Service will be non-stop on their A359 serving the route 4x weekly starting October 29th 2021.

Link is here for more information regarding the relaunch of this route:

http://alturl.com/p749b

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by YYZORD
Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines plans to immediately launch US scheduled service amid Covid-19
Replies: 63
Views: 9786

Re: Vietnam Airlines plans to immediately launch US scheduled service amid Covid-19

Speaking of US service, I assume we can also see if YVR to HAN or SGN is also feasible?

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by YYZORD
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 464
Views: 115781

Re: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection

DAC will probably get cut too With so much of the fleet being retired which routes are likely to be cut? Or will they keep the network as is and just cut frequency? Some I am thinking might be cut: - Denpasar / Bali (DPS) - Dubai (DXB) - Islamabad (ISB) - Karachi (KHI) - Muscat (MCT) In addition to ...

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by YYZORD
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 764
Views: 139129

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021

That was what I was wondering too, like if LX planned to launch ZRH-YYZ, then AC can launch YUL-ZRH, complimenting each other's flights. I hope this condition helps more European carriers expand in Canada so that there is competition keeping prices down. SK can do CPH-YUL since AT wanted to launch Y...

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by YYZORD
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 764
Views: 139129

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021

I do know that LX was limited as pre pandemic, they wanted to launch ZRH-YYZ but then AC stepped in and got triggered and wanted LX to operate only to YUL. So LX rather launched ZRH-IAD instead due to AC not wanting them at YYZ. It surprised me cause I thought LX and AC are JV partners? Does the con...

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by YYZORD
Fri Feb 12, 2021 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 764
Views: 139129

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021

Does the condition ("measures to have other airlines take up Air Transat’s routes to Europe") mean that European airlines with limited to no service to Canada like LX, SK, and IB can expand to YYZ or YUL?

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by YYZORD
Fri Feb 12, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A330 Fleet News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 33
Views: 10878

Re: Air Canada A330 Fleet News and Discussion Thread - 2021

When is the last A333 being delivered?

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by YYZORD
Thu Feb 11, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 764
Views: 139129

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021

Does this mean in the future, the cancelled A220's and Max 8's will come back?

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by YYZORD
Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 437
Views: 52010

Re: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Will SFO stay as a A350 or will it also move to a 787-9 route like SEA? https://simpleflying.com/qatar-seattle-boeing-777/ Whoever called the 787-9 for Seattle. Good job! QR's SVP of revenue management said the 787-9 will most likely takeover the route from the 777 once the cabin has been outfitted....

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Which NH international routes are going from 777 to 787? I'm guessing ORD, IAH, IAD, and MUC.

LAXintl wrote:
ANA to accelerate the retirement of 777 fleet with plan to complete now during FY21. As result more routes shift to 787 for S21.

https://www.anahd.co.jp/group/en/pr/202 ... 10126.html

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by YYZORD
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 764
Views: 139129

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021

Could AC also add YUL-ZRH to compliment LX's ZRH-YUL flight? Then LX can add ZRH-YYZ in the future with a 773ER to compliment AC's YYZ-ZRH service. Only bringing this up as both have a JV together and could be good post pandemic.

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by YYZORD
Sun Jan 24, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 703
Views: 73548

Re: Emirates Network & Fleet Discussion - 2021

QR is more likely to add YVR-DOH before EK gets to add YVR-DXB. Difference is Qatar has only one airline, UAE has two airlines. So with Qatar setting up at YYZ (with a Star Alliance rival AC codeshare!) and SEA, on top of Turkish Airlines coming to YVR (eventually...), can we assume Emirates will ne...

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by YYZORD
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 276
Views: 74553

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

routing passengers thru LAX and SFO adds more travel time, CX already places their codeshare on the SEA-YVR AS flights. If CX doesn't come back to SEA, it's probably cause of YVR's 2x daily CX flights. Easy codeshare thru AS from SEA and PDX and already pre pandemic the SEA route was only 4x weekly ...

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by YYZORD
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 276
Views: 74553

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

CX couldn't even serve SEA daily pre pandemic and yes YVR has a bigger asian community along with more cargo. With AS flying SEA-YVR multiple times everyday, thats easy connections to YVR's two CX flights. Those who prefer the daytime flight can fly during the day and those wanting the night flight ...

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by YYZORD
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 276
Views: 74553

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

If CX doesn't come back to SEA, it's probably cause of YVR's 2x daily CX flights. Easy codeshare thru AS from SEA and PDX and already pre pandemic the SEA route was only 4x weekly with an A359. YVR is served 2x daily with the 777-300ER so lots of capacity just north of SEA.

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by YYZORD
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 764
Views: 139129

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021

SQ's SIN-SEA flight was the reason AC stopped with the idea of launching YVR-SIN, pax would prefer flying SQ over AC anyday and SEA is just right next to YVR, easy connections thru AS and AC Express. I think most would agree that Calin has done a fantastic job at AC. Regarding SIN, I think there was...

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by YYZORD
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate
Replies: 62
Views: 3143

Re: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate

Close friend's brother work for QR in Doha, he has been told by management that they have 4x extra slots to Canada they can use elsewhere other than YUL but have not decided where to use them yet. My source works for QR so not really making things up. NRT-YYZ won't be profitable for NH due to traffi...

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by YYZORD
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate
Replies: 62
Views: 3143

Re: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate

NRT-YYZ won't be profitable for NH due to traffic and preference of pax flying into HND and their main network is out of there. JL's main network is out of NRT so that's a different story. If NH flew HND-YYZ, there would be enough passengers on business class on a 789 to make the route profitable li...

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by YYZORD
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate
Replies: 62
Views: 3143

Re: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate

Also NH doesn't fly to YYZ atm due to limited slots at HND as they are profitable more out of HND over NRT. If AC and NH both got extra HND slots, NH would fly HND-YYZ and AC would fly YVR-HND to compliment each other's existing services. NH can use the same config on their 789 they use for HND-YVR ...

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by YYZORD
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate
Replies: 62
Views: 3143

Re: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate

not by the government, the high prices are by AC who then lobbies the government. Yea NH can fly daily to YVR but AC will do something so that people in other parts of Canada can't fly thru YVR unless they pay double the price so that AC can push them to fly their route to HND instead out of YYZ. Ne...

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by YYZORD
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate
Replies: 62
Views: 3143

Re: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate

Yes that is true but minimum the frequency should be daily flights to one city, 3 or 4x weekly is just insufficient and crazy. And yes Canada should blindly follow, it should not be a country that is lobbied by protectionist companies and airlines like AC. Competition benefits everyone from consumer...

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by YYZORD
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate
Replies: 62
Views: 3143

Re: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate

Never said that, I said its protectionism of how it costs double to fly NH transiting thru YVR with AC than flying NH transiting thru ORD with UA from YYZ. AC controls YYZ-YVR portion so they can increase the price and push people to fly AC's YYZ-HND route instead of YYZ-YVR-HND with NH. They can't ...

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by YYZORD
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate
Replies: 62
Views: 3143

Re: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate

No one said its the responsibility of the Canadian government, but end of the day giving landing rights to foreign airlines creates good relationships between two countries and Canada being a leader of the world should embrace this, not force everyone to fly AC. End of the day, nobody wins through p...

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by YYZORD
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate
Replies: 62
Views: 3143

Re: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate

Compare frequencies of these foreign airlines to USA, UK, EU, Australia, and New Zealand. They fly at least once daily to multiple destinations in those countries. Is AZ and UA losing money from ME3 flying daily to AKL or ORD? No so why would it be different for AC, it shouldn't. Why should Canada b...

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by YYZORD
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate
Replies: 62
Views: 3143

Re: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate

I flew to Tokyo on NH thru ORD instead of YVR because AC increases the NH codeshare prices thru YVR so that your more likely to fly AC's YYZ-HND route. That didn't stop me from flying NH's ORD-HND route with a codeshare on UA on YYZ-ORD both ways, was half the cost from flying HND-YVR with AC codesh...

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by YYZORD
Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate
Replies: 62
Views: 3143

Re: The perennial Canada vs. ME3 debate

It's time we talk about this further as I feel it has been too long that Canadians deal with a third class aviation market. We live in a competitive world, one does not fly an airline and transit two stops or more cause they pity Canadian employees and airlines. They will fly with the quality of ser...

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by YYZORD
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Group News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 533
Views: 19034

Re: Any update on Singapore adding Seattle

Also take into account that SQ flies to SEA only 4x weekly while they fly to SFO and LAX daily. Maybe you selected a day where SQ doesn't fly to SEA. I've done dummy bookings recently and in 2021, I saw SQ codesharing YVR-SIN thru SEA with AS. The AS flight leaves 6am from YVR, reaches SEA at 7am, 2...

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by YYZORD
Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Group News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 533
Views: 19034

Re: Any update on Singapore adding Seattle

I've done dummy bookings recently and in 2021, I saw SQ codesharing YVR-SIN thru SEA with AS. The AS flight leaves 6am from YVR, reaches SEA at 7am, 2-3 hour transit and your on the SEA-SIN SQ flight easily. I've done dummy bookings out of YYC and YEG and both are timed to connect with SQ's SEA flig...

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