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by bravotango75
Tue Jul 19, 2022 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 242
Views: 33063

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022

ScottB wrote:
Of course, it remains to be seen how this will shake out with B6 and F9 vying to purchase NK; I don't exactly see why B6 would want a crew base at IAH, for example.

Agreed, IAH and Texas overall seem not to be a notable market for B6.

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by bravotango75
Tue Jul 12, 2022 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12JUL SAT airport announcement
Replies: 26
Views: 5744

Re: 12JUL SAT airport announcement

New restrooms?

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by bravotango75
Tue Jun 28, 2022 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 242
Views: 33063

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022

Lufthansa bringing a380s back https://twitter.com/AeronewsGlobal/status/1541452983132618758?s=20&t=4LZC1h_ZGwYKM24NK4HNsg I say IAH is a top pick Really…why? It will be the usual roster, JFK, IAD,MIA,LAX,SFO and maybe ORD (hopefully BOS might make the list), markets that have little difficulty ...

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by bravotango75
Tue Jun 28, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 242
Views: 33063

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022

Lufthansa bringing a380s back https://twitter.com/AeronewsGlobal/status/1541452983132618758?s=20&t=4LZC1h_ZGwYKM24NK4HNsg I say IAH is a top pick Really…why? It will be the usual roster, JFK, IAD,MIA,LAX,SFO and maybe ORD (hopefully BOS might make the list), markets that have little difficulty ...

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by bravotango75
Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 598
Views: 145180

Re: Norse LGW to FLL MCO ONT SFO RFD BWI

georgiabill wrote:
Shocked no BOS

Ditto...BOS seems like a natural.

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by bravotango75
Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 103
Views: 18614

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2022

tobsw wrote:
Hi!

I've been monitoring IB's DFW-MAD flight. It's consistently departing late. Do we know the issues IB is facing operationally to/from DFW? Could it be "too hot" mid afternoon so they wait until pretty much mid-night?

Thank you!

. One word..... Iberia!

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by bravotango75
Sun Mar 27, 2022 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Adding MEL-DFW
Replies: 95
Views: 16414

Re: Qantas Adding MEL-DFW

leftcoast8 wrote:
Is there a lot of tourist or business demand between Aus and Texas? If so, what are the drivers of this demand?

No…most Aussies have little or no interest in Texas. Strictly a feeder run.

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by bravotango75
Mon Feb 21, 2022 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 242
Views: 33063

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022

We have 20 international carriers of which none are seasonal. DFW has 16 international carriers and 3 are seasonal. AUS has 8 international carriers and 2 are seasonal. We already have service to HNL, LHR, AMS (on two carriers), and IST. MAD and HEL are JV hubs with AA so thats its own thing. What ...

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by bravotango75
Mon Feb 21, 2022 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 242
Views: 33063

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022

We have 20 international carriers of which none are seasonal. DFW has 16 international carriers and 3 are seasonal. AUS has 8 international carriers and 2 are seasonal. We already have service to HNL, LHR, AMS (on two carriers), and IST. MAD and HEL are JV hubs with AA so thats its own thing. What ...

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by bravotango75
Mon Feb 14, 2022 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor News and Discussion Thread 2022
Replies: 165
Views: 31828

Re: Condor adding LAX/SFO/BOS summer seasonal

Looking forward to seeing them here in BOS! ;-)

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by bravotango75
Sat Jan 22, 2022 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 242
Views: 33063

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022

Well, looks like the Kiwis are going to be isolated forever if Jacinda gets her way….good luck on that.

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by bravotango75
Wed Jan 19, 2022 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 453
Views: 72332

Re: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread

Northern Pacific, sounds like a Railroad.

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by bravotango75
Tue Jan 18, 2022 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 242
Views: 33063

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022

Mystery flight, why IAH or even MIA for that matter when Americans are forbidden to visit Cuba for leisure purposes? They could run a KEF-HAV nonstop with their 767s.

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by bravotango75
Sun Jan 16, 2022 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CNN reporting all flights from the United States to China have either been canceled or suspended
Replies: 52
Views: 10415

Re: CNN reporting all flights from the United States to China have either been canceled or suspended

STT757 wrote:
If they’re so worried about Covid cancel the Olympics.

Bingo, spot on!

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by bravotango75
Sun Jan 09, 2022 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 242
Views: 33063

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2022

https://www.khou.com/amp/article/news/l ... 6408d9854b

Congrats Hobby, I guess. Do the awards really amount to anything anymore
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FlyingSicilian wrote:
Hobby got the Skytrax 5 star award, a first in North America.

https://www.khou.com/amp/article/news/l ... 6408d9854b

Congrats Hobby, I guess. Do the awards really amount to anything anymore

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by bravotango75
Sat Jan 08, 2022 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Virgin Atlantic announces service to Austin
Replies: 491
Views: 115208

Re: Virgin Atlantic to announce new US route

This is why I hate seeing people say “will we ever get a flight to X” or “you will never get a flight to X”. Ever and never is a long time. Use some better constraints. “Do you think we will get a route to X in the next 5/10/20 years.” Or whatever number you want to put on it. Using that method: ‘d...

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by bravotango75
Sun Jan 02, 2022 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenyan President: KQ and SA to form an alliance
Replies: 28
Views: 5240

Re: Kenyan President: KQ and SA to form an alliance

Gremlinzzzz wrote:
Government is once again throwing money into the bottomless pit because that is what suits some business interests.

Naaa…Governments don’t do that, they are watching out for the people…

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by bravotango75
Tue Nov 09, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 224
Views: 36438

Re: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021

Isn’t Ethiopia in the middle of a Civil War? I doubt that ET is too terribly concerned about re-starting Houston at the moment. As for IB and AY appearing at DFW, why on earth would anyone think that they should be at IAH instead? IAH isnt in OneWorld nor is United a JV partner with either airline....

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by bravotango75
Tue Nov 09, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 224
Views: 36438

Re: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021

Isn’t Ethiopia in the middle of a Civil War? I doubt that ET is too terribly concerned about re-starting Houston at the moment.

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by bravotango75
Tue Nov 09, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 224
Views: 36438

Re: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021

Wow, gotta say, I am shocked. DFW attracting 3 new major int’ carriers in less than a month, impressive. I still don't see the attraction for these carriers in Texas. Looks like Houston is getting snubbed big time, I guess that Dallas slightly more desirable than Houston, still....

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by bravotango75
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 3rd Qrt Profit
Replies: 41
Views: 6160

Re: United international announcement by end of October

AVENSAB727 wrote:
Hopefully, DEN, IAH and LAX get their turn!!

DEN and LAX, doubtful IAH.

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by bravotango75
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 212
Views: 35936

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2021

x1234 wrote:
Does anyone know when Air China is coming back to IAH?

Probably never...

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by bravotango75
Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Supersonic quietly drops the Overture's cruising speed from mach 2.2 to mach 1.7
Replies: 18
Views: 3478

Re: With no official announcement, Boom Supersonic quietly drops the Overture's cruising speed from mach 2.2 to mach 1.7

Always got that vibe that it was a “fly-by-night” scam, honestly I am shocked that a huge global carrier like UA fell for it.

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by bravotango75
Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish adding Dallas and Denver
Replies: 122
Views: 19548

Re: Turkish adding Dallas and Denver

Turkish is adding Dallas and Denver https://twitter.com/IshrionA/status/1407676879868510213?s=20 I can understand denver but why dallas? Dallas is a massive market with a lot of African, Middle East and South East Asian demand. Don’t forget how well placed IST is for connections. So much of the wor...

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by bravotango75
Tue Jun 15, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 212
Views: 35936

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2021

Has Ethiopian Air declared their intentions on IAH service? I cant see it yet. I copied and pasted from Ethiopian Air website on Operation flights The Americas Number of Flight per Week Flight dates Buenos Aires (EZE, Argentina 1X MON Newark (EWR), United States 4X TUE,THU,FRI,SUN Sao Paulo (GRU), ...

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by bravotango75
Thu May 27, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 471
Views: 67528

Re: Qatar Airways CEO: “the A380 was our biggest mistake.”

AAB is a joke and an embarrassment to the industry.

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by bravotango75
Mon May 24, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA contest - win free flights for a year if you are vaccinated
Replies: 5
Views: 1288

Re: UA- You vaccinated, you get free flights for a year

For the love of God, just dump the named masks....all carriers

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by bravotango75
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida
Replies: 156
Views: 21937

Re: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida

LAX772LR wrote:
Isn't this like the 3rd time or so that they've done this song/dance?

What concession do they want from NY governance now? :irked:

Freedom
I would say move to BOS, but it's not that much better here.

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by bravotango75
Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA large AUS expansion
Replies: 210
Views: 28845

Re: AA large AUS expansion

Looks as if AUS is the only airport in Texas that is thriving. Gotta wonder if Austin will eclipse IAH or DFW in the coming decades.

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by bravotango75
Thu Mar 11, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Neos Applies For US Service
Replies: 23
Views: 6055

Re: Neos Applies For US Service

The usual suspects, MXP-JFK, BOS, MIA, ORD, and likely LAX, SFO at some point, nothing beyond those markets.

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by bravotango75
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 12781

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

Please...this is nothing, a walk in the park here in BOS.

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by bravotango75
Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SW (Air Namibia) Ceases operations; Gov't Seeks to Liquidate
Replies: 56
Views: 11121

Re: SW (Air Namibia) Ceases operations; Gov't Seeks to Liquidate

So sad. Flew them once in 2005, From Windhoek to Frankfurt on the MD11. Basic, but pretty enjoyable flight for that time. Polite, pleasant flight crew. Yeah, I flew them from WDH-LHR in the mid 90s on their ‘SP’, a nice service indeed. That said, Namibia is a bit of a niche market without a great d...

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by bravotango75
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAT - New Service Announcement
Replies: 135
Views: 17791

Re: SAT - New Service Announcement

Aeroflot?

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by bravotango75
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Launching BLR-SFO, Plans HYD-ORD
Replies: 50
Views: 10111

Re: Air India Launching BLR-SFO, Plans HYD-ORD

They should add BOS to their map.

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by bravotango75
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1% of people cause half of global aviation emissions
Replies: 118
Views: 16297

Re: 1% of people cause half of global aviation emissions

Well, I hope to be adding a ton once flying is allowed for us, the great washed masses, gotta do my part. In the meantime, I’ll be tool’n round Boston in my 5 mpg, 1978 Jeep CJ.

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by bravotango75
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 167
Views: 21235

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020

EK 777, QR A350, KL 787/777, BA 787, LH A330, and AM all serving IAH on regular basis. ANA and ET return in November. What about Air China. I would not hold my breath on these guys (or any mainland Chinese carrier) ever being let back into the US for some time and rightly so, all things considered.

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by bravotango75
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Viva Air livery
Replies: 18
Views: 4056

Re: New Viva Air livery

Horrible, reminds me os Spirit

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by bravotango75
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4707
Views: 763414

Re: United New Route Announcement 9/9/2020

Looks like you IAH FBs got hosed again.

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by bravotango75
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Normalisation of relations between Israel and UAE air links
Replies: 124
Views: 14889

Re: Normalisation of relations between Israel and UAE air links

Million Dollar question, will Saudi Arabia give them overfly rights like they did for AI. I don't see EY launching flights but Air Arabia for sure, maybe even Wizz Air. As for EK, before corona they could have easily filled triple daily flights (A380, A380, B77W). Lots of demand to places like Indi...

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by bravotango75
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 Aircraft design
Replies: 57
Views: 8974

Re: Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 Aircraft design

All the while, VS is on the verge of oblivion... Seriously “Sir Richie” dump this pipe dream and put that money into saving Virgin Atlantic! Get your priorities straight!!

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by bravotango75
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston
Replies: 29
Views: 5323

Re: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston

That is odd ball timing. A new route to a city that is seeing a major spike in COVID cases in addition to it’s main source of revenue, oil on the decline. Never mind that most countries are banning travel to and from the US. What makes Caribbean Airlines so certain that all will be right with the wo...

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by bravotango75
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aberdeen ground collision
Replies: 31
Views: 7955

Re: Aberdeen ground collision

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/11930/production/_112948917_plane1.jpg Some really nice dents in that engine cowling. Would the engine be scrapped completely or would it be examined on an anatomical level to see if it is salvageable? More photos here So, that's how Scottish planes mate,...

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by bravotango75
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aberdeen ground collision
Replies: 31
Views: 7955

Re: Aberdeen ground collision

More photos here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-53076806 https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/cpsprodpb/0BA8/production/_112948920_plane2.jpg https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/11930/production/_112948917_plane1.jpg So, that's how Scottish planes mate, thin...

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by bravotango75
Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Non photographed airliners?
Replies: 37
Views: 6622

Re: Non photographed airliners?

Braniff's 2nd 747-100, painted Green, often referred to as 'The Big Pickle'. It was rumored to have painted and ready for delivery to join up with 'The Great Pumpkin', only for Braniff to decline to take delivery of the aircraft. To date, no photographic evidence has yet to surface. There are models...

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by bravotango75
Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Airport Is Now The World's Busiest Airport
Replies: 41
Views: 9773

Re: DFW Airport Is Now The World's Busiest Airport

Wow, DFW must be so proud to crow about this during a pandemic. Enjoy DFW, I assure you ORD and ATL will regain their throne and likely sooner than these so-called "experts" predict. Pfft...two-three years..?!....try two to three months.

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by bravotango75
Thu May 28, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Signs of airports normalizing.
Replies: 30
Views: 5827

Re: Signs of airports normalizing.

Sp many Negative Nellies, it's all good!

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by bravotango75
Sun May 24, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa June International schedule
Replies: 16
Views: 7022

Re: Lufthansa June International schedule

What, no BOS...? Surprised that the West Coast operations LAX/SFO are not showing either.

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by bravotango75
Thu May 21, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 583
Views: 94191

Re: BA cancels LHR-CHS for rest of 2020

Probably shut down IAH, DFW, and AUS in addition to MSY. Not a lot of prospects for 3rd tier markets, I doubt that BA will return to the smaller US destinations.

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by bravotango75
Tue May 19, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways plans IPO in 4Q2020, direct US flight at the end of 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 2248

Re: Bamboo Airways plans IPO in 4Q2020, direct US flight at the end of 2021

They should add BOS to that list, a very important market, Boston.

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