Hi, Thanks for this unique trip Report! <acronym title="Siberia Airlines (Russian Federation)">S7</acronym> flight <acronym title="Novosibirsk - Tolmachevo (OVB / UNNT), Russia">OVB</acronym> <acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym> is it nonstop? you mentioned the...Jump to post
Hi Dave, as a fact taking Photos at airports in Iran is not allowed and you have to be carefull and try to make friends with the people then you have better chances to take photos. So its not for granted but sometimes possible. In Qeshm i was surprised myself since while quickly taking a picture i d...Jump to post
Hi to <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym> UK-Dispatcher! FYI if you plan to go to Qeshm and continue, it might be an option to consider travelling by ferry from Qeshm to nearby Bandar Abbas and take some flights from over there. The pas...Jump to post
Hi, somehow the pictures i added are not showing, i will try again! <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=2 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border: 1px black solid;"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=1708&filename=phpCml6KA.jpg" target=_blank><img src="/uf/1708/phpCml6KA.jpg" ALT="Big versio...Jump to post
Hi and happy new year to all of you! The purpose of this trip was to fly the YAK-42 which I never went on before. There is one operator fying into dubai with this bird: Fars Air Qeshm. Background: Since 85% of people in Dubai are foreigners, most of them need to exit and re-enter the country for ren...Jump to post
Thanks for this nice trip report! awaiting to read the Cubana one
Dear all, i will be in <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> within the next two weeks. It wil be the first visit to the new Airport. 1.Is there a website with a detailed map of the airport other than the funy ones on dispay at the official sites....Jump to post
Hi there! Does any one know if there are good spotting possibilities (not through the glass!) at the new <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> Airport? Are there places which can be reached without climbing over fences… lol <img src="/discuss...Jump to post
Dear all, some time ago it was possible to have a Photo Permit at <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> Don Munag Airport and to have a limited ramp access. Does any one know if this service is still available and what are the conditions/Details? t...Jump to post
Dear all, planning to be in <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> on 10/11 January. How is the airport for spotting? have checked the chnangi official site but it seems all possible spotting areas are glassed. Any usefull tips/ links? Are there any Plane/Aviation ...Jump to post
Hi to all, i am doing an average of 10 Economy legs with <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> launghaul every year. Alone last month i flew 8 Sectors of min. 7 hours each with <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> 744 and A343 all in economy. Overall a very well established ...Jump to post
Hi, thanks for this nice report! i flew with this bird many time some 15 years ago.... it is one of <acronym title="Syrian Arab Airlines">RB</acronym>#s initial three 727 delivered in 1976 to <acronym title="Syrian Arab Airlines">RB</acronym> directly. By the way, if you want to contact me (iam livi...Jump to post
Dear all, i am currently in Shiraz/Iran (Internet facility in a 3 Star Hotel...) and yesterday i flew from Shiraz-THR-Shiraz with Iran Air Tours Tu-154 (two flights to remeber....) while in THR i managed to get the current Saha Schedule which i will be advising once back in Dubai in two days time. B...Jump to post
Hi Beaucaire, yes the visa applies for german passport holders (actually we went with this passport!). As for Syria, you were lucky. You can get a Visa upon arrival only in case of groups exceeding 7 or 8 Pax. There are exceptions but i wouldn't bet on this.Therefore recommend to arrange in advance....Jump to post
Hi Servaas, yes, it applies also for Dutch citizens. However be careful, this facility is only available when arriving at one of the following airports: - Tehran both Mehrabad and IKA - Isfahan - Shiraz - Tabriz - Mashhad Cost is USD 50, you need one Photo and confirmed return Ticket. Visa is not ex...Jump to post
Hi Servaas, long time no hear!
Great report and possibly oneof the last chances to fly a Super Connie!
Thanks a lot
Hi Sam, Well there are a dozen of Nationalities that get a 7-Days visa upon arrival . The Cost is USD 50,- and you can get at around 10 Airports. Any specific nationality you want me to check for you? Take care Amir P.S i am heading to Shiraz (but this time to see some old ancient stuff other than a...Jump to post
Dear all, The following trip report is by far the most exciting one in years, for both me and Fly-K. After many attempts we finally did it! We flew with one of probably three of the last 707 in regular passenger service worldwide. Since more than a year we were trying to get on Board Saha's Air 707 ...Jump to post
Hi, the only info i got is that <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> is increasing to Double Daily <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-<acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany...Jump to post
Hi Ryan, The Domestic network of Syrian air (RB) is focused on three city pairs. DAM-ALP with almost 3-4 Daily flts. DAM-KAC (Kamishli) currently 11 flts/Week and around 3 to 4 weekly tris to Deir Al Zor (DEZ mostly en-route to/from KAC). All schedules are published in the GDS and amazingly they mos...Jump to post
Attn. Kevin: Yes, its the same plane, it has been there so quite some time. And the Typo is great isn't it! <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> No idea how long the Tu-134 will be in service but i guess at least for a couple of years considering that they just refur...Jump to post
Dear all, After a long time iam writing a trip report about one remarkable sector with Syrian Air's <acronym title="Tunisair (Tunisia)">TU</acronym>-134 which I hope you will find interesting. Thanks to a friends sharp attention he found out about two weekly trips from Damascus to Aleppo (the second...Jump to post
Dear all, i just had the delight of flying on <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>'s new business class from <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> to <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> ...Jump to post
Hi to all, living in <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> and flying with emirates around 20-30 Sectors a year in addition to other airlines, i can also confirm that the Service level is going done. But does this really surprise us: - the airline is...Jump to post
Hi, actually the passengers of the first flight were surprised by a 'Gate-Party' prior to Dep in <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AFB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> .Senior <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>-Management including the <acronym title="VASP (Brazi...Jump to post
Enshpeses Vatche! I do hope that <acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">MEA</acronym> will not realize this route! as i think they will hardly make money with it, or rather it will be a high risky route. <acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">MEA</acronym> shall not fall in the trap many s...Jump to post
Hi, have heard about a new nepalese carrier due to start operation on January 2004: Air Nepal international with two Planes: A310-300, with flights from <acronym title="Kathmandu - Tribhuvan International (KTM / VNKT), Nepal">KTM</acronym> to BOM, DEL, BLR, DOH, <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown...Jump to post
Hi <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> Re your question about why <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> operates so many flights to/from DAM. The reason is not as the east EU destinations. It is simply because <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> has very fast connex e...Jump to post
Marhaba! The Code-share agreement of <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> and <acronym title="Syrian Arab Airlines">RB</acronym> was not the intention of <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym>. <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> wanted to add more frequencies to <acr...Jump to post
I hope SAS will utilize their traffic rights soon! After all, all the Airlines granted rights to Basra are pro US countries! what a coinsidence..... Basra does have a good potentail of traffic. In the past it hardly had any international flights but now with the Situation in Irak and the closed Airp...Jump to post
logically RJ might be better off keeping the Airbus lane. But and don't underestimate this, in the current political situation they might get under political pressure to consider Boeing.
So, <acronym title="Executive Airlines (USA)">OW</acronym> will get the ailing company. Attn. elal106: since you seem to have such great conections (also reading through your profile) please get us the next balance sheet of Swiss before it get's official....... Some people around need to grow up. Be...Jump to post
well 28 tons in a A330-200 is quite much!
During my times at the airport we managed to get 21 Tons in the Belly of an A300-600 plus the luggage of about 140 Pax. The block flight time for the flight was 5 hours.
Hi, I agree with you that the yields could be higher than the terrible low ones from Canada to BEY. However it will be a matter of their long range strategy. If there is non it will be nonsense to start with one long range destination. It would be great to have some long range dest. with decent feed...Jump to post