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by northernlights
Fri Jun 18, 2004 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance
Replies: 18
Views: 4459

RE: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance

Aa757first,

Now I get it!!!  Big thumbs up

It apparently is a special deal the Icelandair USA sales office made locally for the US market regarding through contract fares. This however has nothing to do with codesharing!

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by northernlights
Thu Jun 17, 2004 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance
Replies: 18
Views: 4459

RE: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance

What do you guys mean with "CODESHARE": 1. Just an agreement farewise, eg. getting "through fares" between destinations? or: 2. A full codeshare agreement, eg. a flightnumber under <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>/FI prefix from <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International ...

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by northernlights
Thu Jun 17, 2004 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance
Replies: 18
Views: 4459

RE: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance

NWAfan: Out of the <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym> CRS system... 1 <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym> 653 1 <acronym title="Keflavik (KEF), Iceland">KEF</acronym> <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acrony...

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by northernlights
Thu Jun 17, 2004 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance
Replies: 18
Views: 4459

RE: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance

Well NWAfa... Let´s just say that I have the information for the company I work for... <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym>!!! Our staff was not able to book <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> on <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> basis for some time, b...

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by northernlights
Thu Jun 17, 2004 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance
Replies: 18
Views: 4459

RE: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance

NW being a partner of <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym>? Don´t make me laugh!!! <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> declared the war on <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym> a few years ago when <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym> started flying to <acronym title="M...

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by northernlights
Thu Jun 17, 2004 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance
Replies: 18
Views: 4459

RE: Icelandair/Southwest Alliance

Southwest? Are you guys sure about Southwest??? I know for a fact <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym> cooperated on special rates for USA feeders with America West (HP) and US Air(ways) (US). Southwest (WN) has never been a partner of <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym> as far as I know.

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by northernlights
Tue Jun 01, 2004 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pyongyang Airport, North Korea
Replies: 65
Views: 11112

RE: Pyongyang Airport, North Korea

Hallo Ams, Hieronder volgt de officiele info m.b.t. FNJ zoals vandaag gevonden in Amadeus GDS! (laatste update in systeem: 29 maart 04). Zoals je ziet, wordt er weinig informatie door de (luchthaven)authoriteiten aan Amadeus doorgegeven... Hello Ams, Below you will find the official info concerning ...

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by northernlights
Sat May 29, 2004 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loftleidir Icelandic
Replies: 10
Views: 4482

RE: Loftleidir Icelandic

<b>And here is some more info regarding Lofleiðir !!!</B>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> Take also a look at: Icelandair´s global website: <a href="http://www.icelandair.net" target=_blank>http://www.icelandair.net</a> Loftleiðir Icelandic´s website: <a h...

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by northernlights
Sat May 29, 2004 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loftleidir Icelandic
Replies: 10
Views: 4482

RE: Loftleidir Icelandic

PLANEGUY, Maybe some info for you... <b>Some information regarding the history of Keflavík International Airport.</b> Take also a look at: the <acronym title="Keflavik (KEF), Iceland">KEF</acronym> airport site: <a href="http://www.keflavikairport.com" target=_blank>http://www.keflavikairport.com</a...

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by northernlights
Wed May 26, 2004 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Thoughts: Iraqi Airways (soon) Airborn Again?
Replies: 36
Views: 4213

Your Thoughts: Iraqi Airways (soon) Airborn Again?

What are your thoughts about Iraqi Airways returning to the skies? We must not forget that it was quite an important airline before the first Gulf war started. It flew to a lot of international destinations and had an interesting fleet. 747, 727, etc... When I worked for a major touroperator in the ...

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by northernlights
Sun May 23, 2004 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ceiling Collapse At CDG
Replies: 145
Views: 15924

RE: Ceiling Collapse At CDG

Here is a link with footage from <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> (Dutch <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> news). It is in Dutch and French (with Dutch subtitles) <a href="http://www.nos.nl" target=_blank>http://www.nos.nl</a...

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by northernlights
Sun May 23, 2004 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Precaution Landing 22may LH468 Keflavík?
Replies: 3
Views: 2186

RE: Precaution Landing 22may LH468 Keflavík?

You are completely right StarFlyer! I should have put "technical/medical precautional landing" in the thread. It is true, I can recall last year a <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> A340-300 making a medical emergency landing at <acronym title="Keflavik (KEF), Iceland">KEF</acronym> b...

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by northernlights
Sun May 23, 2004 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Precaution Landing 22may LH468 Keflavík?
Replies: 3
Views: 2186

Precaution Landing 22may LH468 Keflavík?

<b>Who knows more about this flight?</b> On Icelandic <acronym title="Keflavik (KEF), Iceland">KEF</acronym> airport teletext service, LH468 arrives at <acronym title="Keflavik (KEF), Iceland">KEF</acronym> at 15h15. <acronym title="Keflavik (KEF), Iceland">KEF</acronym> is not a <acronym title="Luf...

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by northernlights
Sat May 22, 2004 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair News From Reykjavik
Replies: 22
Views: 23379

RE: Icelandair News From Reykjavik

<b>Here is some (older) Icelandair news about the destinations served by them... You might find this interesting</b>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile...

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by northernlights
Sat May 22, 2004 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA: Raise Proposal Foreign Ownership US Airlines
Replies: 12
Views: 3389

RE: USA: Raise Proposal Foreign Ownership US Airlines

Funny to see how this thread turns again into: 1) The Boeing against Airbus "war" 2) The USA against EU... This was not the meaning of this, listen guys: globalisation is a fact. Funny also that it is especially some guys from the USA on this site that propagate the merger of eg. European airlines (...

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by northernlights
Sat May 22, 2004 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IcelandAir To Jetblue
Replies: 9
Views: 3495

RE: IcelandAir To Jetblue

ConcordeBoy, <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym> stopped flying for a while to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, but has reinstated scheduled services <acronym title="Keflavik (KEF), Iceland">KEF</acronym>-<acronym t...

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by northernlights
Sat May 22, 2004 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi Plans Long-haul Flights To India
Replies: 15
Views: 6203

Bmi Plans Long-haul Flights To India

Is there any <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> employee that knows more about the next news? Is <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> seriously considering flying to India/South Africa?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/confused.gif" ALT="Confused"> Bmi plans long-haul flight...

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by northernlights
Sat May 22, 2004 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot Joins Skyteam Alliance
Replies: 22
Views: 5327

RE: Aeroflot Joins Skyteam Alliance

Hello Aeroflot777, I found the "breaking news" on the site of Novosti www.ria-novosti.ru But I think some employee there made a mistake, as you can see in my first message, they were supposed to release this press article first on Monday 24 May... (quote) <b>"The official agreement on the accession ...

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by northernlights
Sat May 22, 2004 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Talks To Airbus/Boeing On Planes
Replies: 23
Views: 5555

RE: Turkish Talks To Airbus/Boeing On Planes

Hello from the northernmost capital in the world <b>- Reykjavík -</b> Yes, due to internet we also constantly are in touch with the airline world news  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/get...

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by northernlights
Sat May 22, 2004 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Plane Only 800m From Disaster
Replies: 11
Views: 4439

Qantas Plane Only 800m From Disaster

Just picked this up from the <acronym title="Asiana Airlines (South Korea)">OZ</acronym> news!!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/frown.gif" ALT="Sad"> Qantas plane only 800m from disaster By Steve Barrett and Steve Creedy May 22, 2004 A SYDNEY-BOUND Qantas flight was placed on a collision cour...

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by northernlights
Sat May 22, 2004 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IcelandAir To Jetblue
Replies: 9
Views: 3495

RE: IcelandAir To Jetblue

Hello Klwright69, I recently flew from <acronym title="Keflavik (KEF), Iceland">KEF</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> with FI615 with an arrival at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idl...

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by northernlights
Sat May 22, 2004 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA: Raise Proposal Foreign Ownership US Airlines
Replies: 12
Views: 3389

USA: Raise Proposal Foreign Ownership US Airlines

Just found the next quotes of the US transport secretary on the net. Apparently the United States would allow foreign carriers to take an important stake in US carriers ... Which EU carriers in your opinion would (be able to) take a stake in a US carrier? Would this open up the possibility for airli...

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by northernlights
Fri May 21, 2004 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Banned For Life From Ryanair Flights
Replies: 19
Views: 8315

RE: Banned For Life From Ryanair Flights

Thank you for your info PA110, I really appreciate it, I am indeed a new user. My future links will be well "linked". As for my low life joke: I do not want to offend anyone with it, certainly not the hardworking people in the LCC industry. I only think Ryanair was completely right putting those pax...

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by northernlights
Fri May 21, 2004 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Banned For Life From Ryanair Flights
Replies: 19
Views: 8315

Banned For Life From Ryanair Flights

Low life also enjoys flying Lowcost!!!  Big thumbs up

See the next link:

http://www.irishexaminer.com/breaking/2004/05/21/story148642.html


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by northernlights
Fri May 21, 2004 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot Joins Skyteam Alliance
Replies: 22
Views: 5327

Aeroflot Joins Skyteam Alliance

Just picked this one up from the internet... So it's a fact! Source: Russian Novosti Press Agency. Just wondered what your reactions are to this thread, and if you see SKYTEAM now emerging as an alliance to watch out for as <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym>, <acronym title="Nort...

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by northernlights
Fri May 21, 2004 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Talks To Airbus/Boeing On Planes
Replies: 23
Views: 5555

RE: Turkish Talks To Airbus/Boeing On Planes

EverettWA, Here are the complete range details of the A330 / A340 family: The distance between Istanbul and Rio/Sao Paulo is: <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> to <acronym title="Rio de Janeiro - Galeao International (Antonio Carlos Jobim) (GIG / SBGL)...

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by northernlights
Fri May 21, 2004 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Talks To Airbus/Boeing On Planes
Replies: 23
Views: 5555

RE: Turkish Talks To Airbus/Boeing On Planes

EverettWA, I just found on the Airbus site www.eads.com the next info regarding the range of the A340-300: Range (max. pax) 7 200 (7 400) nm / 13 350 (13 700) km nm = nautical miles Took a look in 1A (Amadeus CRS system): <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acron...

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by northernlights
Fri May 21, 2004 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Talks To Airbus/Boeing On Planes
Replies: 23
Views: 5555

Turkish Talks To Airbus/Boeing On Planes

Does anybody employed at <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> know more about this news? Which aircraft types are we exactly talking about? Turkish Airlines talks to Boeing, Airbus on planes Reuters, 05.21.04 ISTANBUL, May 21 (Reuters) - Turkey's national carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) <TH...

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by northernlights
Fri May 21, 2004 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair News From Reykjavik
Replies: 22
Views: 23379

RE: Icelandair News From Reykjavik

Well... There is an other Icelandic airline and it is not related to <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym>. It´s called Iceland Express (AEU) and is the only Icelandic LCC. They operate two B737-300 aircraft and fly twice daily to <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</a...

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by northernlights
Fri May 21, 2004 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair News From Reykjavik
Replies: 22
Views: 23379

RE: Icelandair News From Reykjavik

You are completely right ORDAgent, <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym> is is in my opinion only threatening the Icelandic government not to levy too high landing rights. As they are the major airline that makes use of <acronym title="Keflavik (KEF), Iceland">KEF</acronym> and are responsible fo...

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by northernlights
Fri May 21, 2004 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair News From Reykjavik
Replies: 22
Views: 23379

RE: Icelandair News From Reykjavik

Thanks for the additional info Asgeirs! I know that in the past the 767-300 aircraft have been operated on a sub-lease basis by airlines like Volare from Italy, Yes from Portugal and AV8air from the UK. And you are right: they did not operate for the limited tourism market out of Iceland.  <img...

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by northernlights
Thu May 20, 2004 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair News From Reykjavik
Replies: 22
Views: 23379

RE: Icelandair News From Reykjavik

Well, these are just some suggestions from the board of directors and CEO. It would be silly in a way to operate flights to both, <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> and <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - Britis...

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by northernlights
Thu May 20, 2004 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair News From Reykjavik
Replies: 22
Views: 23379

Icelandair News From Reykjavik

Hello, I don´t know whether this topic has been posted already, but it is rather interesting for those who are interested in reading about the development regarding Icelandair, one of the remaining independantly operated flagcarriers around (100% Icelandic shareholders). This is an article that appe...

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by northernlights
Thu May 20, 2004 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surinam Airways 747-300 Roll Out Today!
Replies: 27
Views: 5767

RE: Surinam Airways 747-300 Roll Out Today!

Oh yeah... Tim you are right! That must have been when the DC8 "Anthony Nesty" of them crashed at Zanderij airport PBM on approach. Wasn´t that aircraft full of soccerplayers flying over to Surinam to play a soccermatch? I remember it was a tragic accident, and was the reason they stopped flying to ...

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by northernlights
Thu May 20, 2004 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surinam Airways 747-300 Roll Out Today!
Replies: 27
Views: 5767

RE: Surinam Airways 747-300 Roll Out Today!

Congratulations Surinam Airways!!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> A fine aircraft and nice recognizable colorscheme. Will be great seeing the so much missed orange <acronym title="Salamanca (- Matacan) (SLM / LESA), Spain">SLM</acronym> aircraft at Schiph...

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