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by caribb
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 388334

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

VC10er wrote:
1: I have no clue what “ombre” effect means? Can someone help explain, please?


In French “ombre” translates to shadow. So I’d take it as an effect where it hints at a subtle or gradual shadowing or darkening on the fuselage.

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by caribb
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat partners with easyJet for connections in Europe, Africa from LGW
Replies: 14
Views: 2998

Re: Air Transat partners with easyJet for connections in Europe, Africa from LGW

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
caribb wrote:
Westjet has served YUL for years.


Though not from LGW.


Ah gotcha.. lol. I thought that was a strange coming from you. My bad.

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by caribb
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat partners with easyJet for connections in Europe, Africa from LGW
Replies: 14
Views: 2998

Re: Air Transat partners with easyJet for connections in Europe, Africa from LGW

Strange move considering that EasyJet already partners with Westjet as part of their Worldwide Connections. But WestJet doesn't serve YUL so far, and easyjet must be interested to broaden their reach. I don’t quite understand what you are saying here. Westjet has served YUL for years. They haven’t ...

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by caribb
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future CX routes?
Replies: 37
Views: 4935

Re: Futute CX routes?

I’m hoping for Montreal YUL.. I rather doubt it will happen right away but within five years perhaps.

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by caribb
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Air Canada expansion in the UK?
Replies: 46
Views: 7514

Re: Possibility of Air Canada expansion in the UK?

I’d like to see YUL-MAN actually. Good connection possibilities on both ends.

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by caribb
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 177212

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018

We had bad Weather here in Montreal this morning. I read on Twitter the first flight is to be rescheduled

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by caribb
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 330
Views: 61560

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Just read Air Canada will introduce YUL-UVF with the 737MAX this winter. Not trans-Atlantic but still a decently long route. 3700km

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by caribb
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 330
Views: 61560

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Great news on the upgrades to Asia and FCO from Montreal. Now Austrian which is a nice addition. Yul seems to be growing nicely these days. That upcoming airport expansion will be s growth vehicle

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by caribb
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?
Replies: 60
Views: 5571

Re: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?

Cointrin330 wrote:
Wasn't Air Canada at one time proposing to fly YYZ to Beirut a few years ago?


YUL to Beirut

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by caribb
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Possible future WestJet U.S. destinations with Delta JV
Replies: 62
Views: 7290

Re: Possible future WestJet U.S. destinations with Delta JV

SEA via YVR, YYC, YEG, YYZ & YUL I seriously doubt SEA is going to get all of these, if any at all. I'd be absolutely shocked to see YYZ and YUL get a Seattle nonstop on WestJet. Air Canada already does 2x daily in the summer months on YYZ-SEA, so there's really not much wiggle room in that mar...

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by caribb
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Mauritius, South African Airways, RwandAir and Kenya Airways to launch alliance
Replies: 15
Views: 4206

Re: Air Mauritius, South African Airways, RwandAir and Kenya Airways to launch alliance

What is really needed is an African open skies agreement...and then for countries to emulate Ethiopia in managing their airlines (or have it privately done as Kenya Airways and Air Mauritius are). Not every country can support a major hub, and that has to be recognized. Some African countries seem ...

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by caribb
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 122
Views: 31665

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

Would you add in the start date and end date of the show in the OP for reference? Thanks.

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by caribb
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 25 new non-stop routes inaugurated by Air Canada this summer
Replies: 11
Views: 4795

Re: 25 new non-stop routes inaugurated by Air Canada this summer

AC is running out of routes to add. Really-it's incredible how many routes they've added during the last few years. What next? I can only see a smattering of niche adds in North America and Europe, maybe more Asia/Africa next? Out of YUL the only international routes that I recall being proposed th...

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by caribb
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saint Pierre & Miquelon, NA (pop 6 000) gets direct flights from CDG
Replies: 17
Views: 2855

Re: Saint Pierre & Miquelon, NA (pop 6 000) gets direct flights from CDG

Air St-Pierre flies flights into YUL which I have always presumed to be the way most people there connected to flights heading to Paris. I wonder how these new CDG nonstops will impact the loads on those segments.

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by caribb
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific future strategy
Replies: 21
Views: 4553

Re: Cathay Pacific future strategy

In terms of distance, it’s shorter to fly. From Hong Kong to Miami via YYC, then YUL and the longest is via YVR. http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=Hkg-YVR-Mia%0D%0AHkg-yyc-mia%0D%0AHkg-Yul-mia&MS=wls&DU=mi Time and distance though aren’t the only factors that matter but is interesting if they are...

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by caribb
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 177212

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Just wondering how the in service aircraft are performing? I haven't heard much and can't seem to find anything on the net. I would imagine by now both operators (excluding Korean Air) should have some good performance data. I’ve been wondering about Korean Air too. We’ve heard a lot from Swiss and...

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by caribb
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders
Replies: 105
Views: 18330

Re: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders

EChid wrote:
BartSimpson wrote:
caribb wrote:

I don’t believe it was. The mystery order was suppose to be from a non existing customer.


What is a"non-existing customer"?


I believe he was referring to a new customer for the plane, rather than a pre-existing one.


Exactly. A brand new customer

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by caribb
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders
Replies: 105
Views: 18330

Re: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders

sirtoby wrote:
LupineChemist wrote:
We might get the European mystery CSeries customer revealed.


That was the Air Baltic order!


I don’t believe it was. The mystery order was suppose to be from a non existing customer.

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by caribb
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 16769

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

MCHS wrote:
I can see it now... It begins with just images of the outside, then someone figures out that they can advertise on them and make more money, so each scene has a pop up ad that you can remove if you pay a fee...

Please no. Please....


Exactly. This is what I fear too.

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by caribb
Mon May 28, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why were the 757 and 767 such dead-end designs?
Replies: 109
Views: 17858

Re: Why were the 757 and 767 such dead-end designs?

Just curious, did Boeing ever consider a 757-300F or 767-400F.

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by caribb
Mon May 28, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Baltic orders 30 CS300 + 30 Options/Purchase Rights
Replies: 79
Views: 15498

Re: Air Baltic orders 30 CS300 + 30 Options/Purchase Rights

It is great news. Endorsements of this magnitude from a lead customer are priceless. Exciting news! The undisclosed European customer was suppose to be a non existing customer so in theory this shouldn’t be it. Since it’s never been revealed at this point I’d discount any major national carrier unle...

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by caribb
Thu May 10, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet and the 787
Replies: 110
Views: 17871

Re: WestJet and the 787

The whole French thing is nonsense too. They branded themselves western, outgrew what the west could provide. And are now chasing the Francophone dollar. Some French on the airplane and taped French announcements aren’t fooling anyone. Well let’s not forget in outgrowing the “Western” focus they ar...

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by caribb
Thu May 10, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet and the 787
Replies: 110
Views: 17871

Re: WestJet and the 787

What I most curious about, is how Westjet will handle the bilingual translation. I understand that "L'Esprit du Canada" will adorn the starboard side of the aircraft. But, will that be the same on every aircraft? In all honesty they could just stick to painting the French line on their 73...

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by caribb
Tue May 08, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Corsair going to resume Paris-Montreal this year?
Replies: 6
Views: 1284

Re: Is Corsair going to resume Paris-Montreal this year?

Level is going to fly ORY-YUL this summer so they will directly impact Corsair. I’m curious to see what happens when the dust settles.

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by caribb
Tue May 08, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Corsair going to resume Paris-Montreal this year?
Replies: 6
Views: 1284

Re: Is Corsair going to resume Paris-Montreal this year?

Joon? I think you mean Level. I’ve not heard anything about them not returning but others can confirm that.

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by caribb
Sun May 06, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any A320NEOs flying transatlantic regularly?
Replies: 12
Views: 2870

Re: Are there any A320NEOs flying transatlantic regularly?

I’ve seen WOW’s A320neo in Montreal a few times. Normally they fly A321ceo’s to YUL. Not sure then if it’s regularly scheduled or if it’s considered Trans Atlantic but perhaps that counts.

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by caribb
Wed May 02, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major growth planned at YUL
Replies: 21
Views: 2961

Re: Major growth planned at YUL

Was there any hint of a monorail set up to transfer passengers around between concourses? Anyone going from the furthest end of the new piers to the furthest end of the US pier will have a long tedious walk otherwise. I hear complaints now about a lack of electric carts and moving walkways and it’s ...

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by caribb
Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 21984

Re: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018

AdM is about to invest $2,5 billion to refurbish and develop YUL terminal's and other infrastructures. http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/montreals-trudeau-airport-to-get-5-billion-facelift Looks awesome. A huge expansion of gates. A new “terminal” which appears to be integrated into two ne...

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by caribb
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 21984

Re: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018

ADM President & CEO Philippe Rainville will do a presentation tomorrow, April 30th, in front of the Montreal Chamber of Commerce, about YUL's development plans for the next few years. http://www.ccmm.ca/en/r_bl_prainville_0418/ There’s rumor of them permanently closing runway 28, taking down th...

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by caribb
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds YUL-YXU, YUL-YQG
Replies: 31
Views: 4071

Re: Air Canada adds YUL-YXU, YUL-YQG

Nonstop YQT woulda be nice from Montreal also but I’m glad to see these smaller market routes. It’ll help feed YUL now that AC is growing it quite aggressively .

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by caribb
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC
Replies: 359
Views: 44507

Re: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC

Logic finally prevails. This is awesome news. Congrats to Bombardier. Goods news for everyone especially at Mirabel, Belfast & Alabama and at Airbus.

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by caribb
Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Israel & Canada sign new air transport agreement
Replies: 5
Views: 1067

Re: Israel & Canada sign new air transport agreement

Maybe ELAL will return to YUL?

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by caribb
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 217772

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

Dutch website upinthesky suggests that this is how LHs new livery will look like: https://www.upinthesky.nl/2018/01/22/lufthansa-krijgt-nieuwe-livery-is-m/ https://i0.wp.com/www.upinthesky.nl/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Lufthansa_new_livery_watermerk.jpg?ssl=1 It reminds me of Corsair... I bet, nobo...

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by caribb
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 217772

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

Lufthansa's first A350 that will feature the new livery has emerged from final assembly in TLS. Unfortunately, the tail fin is covered in plastic. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4611/28041706709_45ebfa15cb_z.jpg MSN202 - Is the new Lufthansa tail livery hiding under the white plastic? by DigitalAir...

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by caribb
Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 163
Views: 31475

Re: New Icelandair livery coming

Where will the 737MAX fly to? Apparently it does not have the range to replace all 757s. Does Icelandair have any plan for the 757s? That plane's capability is the cornerstone of the airline's strategy (and the recent success of the country's tourism) I know it's scheduled to fly to YUL during the ...

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by caribb
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 63570

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

I highly suspect it's LH (Group). If the pilot deal goes through (currently in ballot), they need to expand the KTV flying (overall), while it's partly shrinking, as the 4U part is moved to EW. So they need aircraft. Also the number kind of makes sense. It could be the 30 options and the one ntu by...

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by caribb
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China to order 300 Boeings
Replies: 61
Views: 15379

Re: China to order 300 Boeings

https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/ ... 3519826945

Might not be what it seems.
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https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/ ... 3519826945

Might not be what it seems.

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by caribb
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 63570

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

Well technically Turkey is a country than spans both Europe and Asia, just like Russia. Still 95% of its land mass is in Asia so most of the time it is refereed to as being in Asia (Middle East is Asia). But then one could argue that Turkish Airlines hub is on the European side of Istanbul, so.... ...

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by caribb
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 63570

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

Still think it's Turkish Airlines... And yes, I believe it can be called a 'European' customer... But I also the appreciate the logic behind the easyJet thinking. Cheers, Bunumuring Well technically Turkey is a country than spans both Europe and Asia, just like Russia. Still 95% of its land mass is...

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by caribb
Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 63570

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

https://www.airinsight.com/important-as ... -news/amp/

This article suggests the order is from an EU based airline and from a new customer not an existing. It’s also says it comprises the CS100 and CS300.
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https://www.airinsight.com/important-as ... -news/amp/

This article suggests the order is from an EU based airline and from a new customer not an existing. It’s also says it comprises the CS100 and CS300.

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by caribb
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will WestJet fly its 787's?
Replies: 61
Views: 20545

Re: Where will WestJet fly its 787's?

I hope with these 787s they finally start something out of YUL. Paris is an obvious market but there’s a lot of competition on it. Hawaii might be another possibility YUL-HNL

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by caribb
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London International Airport (YXU) poised for growth, including direct flights to the U.S. and Europe
Replies: 27
Views: 6874

Re: London International Airport (YXU) poised for growth, including direct flights to the U.S. and Europe

I'm not sure if anyone mentioned this but London is one of the wealthiest cities in Canada or at least in amongst a cluster of wealthier cities so it's not totally outlandish to propose flights to Europe from it's airport..I have a feeling they could fill up the front cabin easily enough if there w...

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by caribb
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London International Airport (YXU) poised for growth, including direct flights to the U.S. and Europe
Replies: 27
Views: 6874

Re: London International Airport (YXU) poised for growth, including direct flights to the U.S. and Europe

I'm not sure if anyone mentioned this but London is one of the wealthiest cities in Canada or at least in amongst a cluster of wealthier cities so it's not totally outlandish to propose flights to Europe from it's airport..I have a feeling they could fill up the front cabin easily enough if there w...

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by caribb
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London International Airport (YXU) poised for growth, including direct flights to the U.S. and Europe
Replies: 27
Views: 6874

Re: London International Airport (YXU) poised for growth, including direct flights to the U.S. and Europe

I'm not sure if anyone mentioned this but London is one of the wealthiest cities in Canada or at least in amongst a cluster of wealthier cities so it's not totally outlandish to propose flights to Europe from it's airport..I have a feeling they could fill up the front cabin easily enough if there wa...

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by caribb
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next in line with the "hip" airlines trend.. "Swoop"
Replies: 88
Views: 9901

Re: Next in line with the "hip" airlines trend.. "Swoop"

Maybe they should have named it “Canadian Eh”

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by caribb
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The next phase of airline liveries
Replies: 58
Views: 10137

Re: The next phase of airline liveries

Maybe the future of aircraft liveries will be something like this: >> electro-luminescent display << https://youtu.be/lJzrya0y074 I hope! I was impressed by this when I first saw it a while back. It hasn't taken off for some reason (cost, availability? Longevity?) hopefully it will catch on.

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by caribb
Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT
Replies: 63
Views: 17056

Re: Air Canada to make major Montreal announcement on 08/23

This is great news. YUL is having a banner year. I guess Hong Kong and Seoul are the only logical top tier cities that are left in eastern Asia to get a link to Montréal. I can't see it happening for a few years though. All this (China & Japan) need to take root and grow first.

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by caribb
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "You can't do this to us" TS Pax call 911 after being trapped on diverted flights
Replies: 79
Views: 15611

Re: "You can't do this to us" TS Pax call 911 after being trapped on diverted flights

I remember decades ago taking a flight DUS - LHR - YVR where in London they would open the side doors after refueling and catering. Why not just open the side doors for air? I recall seeing s video where they appeared to be preparing to do that. Not sure if they did in the end. As someone said abov...

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by caribb
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First El Al 787 painted
Replies: 49
Views: 7667

Re: First El Al 787 painted

I wonder if the 787-9 will down the line be used to open up a route like TLV-EZE or TLV-YUL. There is a large Jewish diaspora in Argentina, but not as large as it once was. EZE will not happen any time soon, YUL is now operated by both AC and TS from TLV, we need to see how this route performs on y...

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by caribb
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lowest Load Factor Routes?
Replies: 39
Views: 7512

Re: Lowest Load Factor Routes?

Every time I've flown YYZ/YTZ-YUL (and vice versa) on AC, WS or PD, my flights always seem to be half empty or less. I just did a little research and crunched some numbers for today. -Air Canada had 18 flights from YYZ-YUL, none cancelled today, equipment varied from E175, E190, A319/20/21, 767 &am...

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