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by PPVRA
Thu Nov 18, 2004 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HELP...BA Are Screwing Me!
Replies: 46
Views: 5116

RE: HELP...BA Are Screwing Me!

You could try to fly on stand-by on an earlier flight (If BA offers it).

Good Luck!

PPVRA

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by PPVRA
Wed Nov 17, 2004 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Vs LAN
Replies: 78
Views: 4937

RE: TAM Vs LAN

Now it's extra-official: FRB is extra clueless... According with <a href="http://www.panrotas.com.br" target=_blank>http://www.panrotas.com.br</a> Ex-Varig superbly competent CEO, Mr. Pinto, and now CEO of expanding and growing TAP has been elected president of the European Airline Association (...o...

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by PPVRA
Wed Nov 17, 2004 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uair MVD-MDZ-SCL
Replies: 30
Views: 1796

RE: Uair MVD-MDZ-SCL

According to their website they don't fly SCL...unless they they will launch it soon and are advertising it already...

http://www.uair.com

PPVRA

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by PPVRA
Wed Nov 17, 2004 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Case: And The Winner Is...
Replies: 68
Views: 7219

RE: Avianca Case: And The Winner Is...

"Ocean Air flies about 20,000 passengers a month on its 10 Bombardier aircraft and had become the biggest regional airline in Brazil since beginning operations as a taxi carrier for oil companies more than two years ago, he said." LOL...they fly the much more superior Embraer aircraft! <img src...

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by PPVRA
Wed Nov 17, 2004 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tame Orders E-170/E-190
Replies: 18
Views: 3649

RE: Tame Orders E-170/E-190

They got a picture on their website of how they should look like:

http://www.embraer.com

PPVRA

[Edited 2004-11-17 00:23:09]

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by PPVRA
Wed Nov 17, 2004 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer 195, Any News On The Programm?
Replies: 7
Views: 4855

RE: Embraer 195, Any News On The Programm?

Vector:

Do you know why they haven't released any pictures of the prototype? They released some of the 170 and 190 (175?) still undergoing production. But great news that the programm is on schedule!

PPVRA

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by PPVRA
Wed Nov 17, 2004 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winglets Now On 767 And 777
Replies: 31
Views: 12160

RE: Winglets Now On 767 And 777

Question: If winglets significantly help efficiency, why do some airlines still orders winglet-less aircraft?

PPVRA

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by PPVRA
Wed Nov 17, 2004 7:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Approaches?
Replies: 54
Views: 6809

RE: Best Approaches?

CGH is awesome: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/634881/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/634881/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/8/8/634881.j...

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by PPVRA
Wed Nov 17, 2004 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Nonstop To Uruguay
Replies: 20
Views: 3522

RE: AA Nonstop To Uruguay

WOW! So I'm guessing <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> will be the airline to start service out of MVD??? Very complex scenario if you count in <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>/OneWorld, Pluna/<acronym title="Varig Brasil and Varig (Brazil)">RG</acronym>/STAR...

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by PPVRA
Tue Nov 16, 2004 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL Expands To Bolivia
Replies: 34
Views: 2968

RE: GOL Expands To Bolivia

"Any news about the <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> <acronym title="Eastern Airways (United Kingdom)">T3</acronym>?" Thumbs up for INFRAERO's public relations!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/yeahsure.gif" ALT="Yeah sure"> ...Th...

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by PPVRA
Tue Nov 16, 2004 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Vs LAN
Replies: 78
Views: 4937

RE: TAM Vs LAN

"TAP started flights to NE Brazil soon after its new CEO took over (1995?) - he was the previous CEO of VARIG at its high time, and has a deep knowledge of the aviation market in Brazil. He took over TAP with his team from <acronym title="Varig Brasil and Varig (Brazil)">RG</acronym> - about 6 other...

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by PPVRA
Tue Nov 16, 2004 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer 195, Any News On The Programm?
Replies: 7
Views: 4855

RE: Embraer 195, Any News On The Programm?

Thanks NoseDive!

I knew about Crossair orders, and their website in Portuguese (info is a bit different) says it woud fly by the end of 04, but then... they haven't made any noise about it and I was wondering why...Can't wait to see it fy!!!

Thanks anyways!

PPVRA

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by PPVRA
Tue Nov 16, 2004 12:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Scam
Replies: 21
Views: 1789

RE: Iraq Scam

"Will "Iraq Scam" be Dubya's downfall?"

Why would it?

PPVRA

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by PPVRA
Tue Nov 16, 2004 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Vs LAN
Replies: 78
Views: 4937

RE: TAM Vs LAN

SOUTHAMERICA: I have to agree with what you said, but I don't think neither airline slept 'on the laurels', the northeast of Brasil is just recently growing significantly- after many failed attempts to revitalize their economy throughout their history. So I would say that TAP reacted quicker to the ...

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by PPVRA
Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer 195, Any News On The Programm?
Replies: 7
Views: 4855

Embraer 195, Any News On The Programm?

Haven't heard anything in a looong time, roll out date?? first flight?? anything??

PPVRA

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by PPVRA
Tue Nov 16, 2004 7:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your First International Flight
Replies: 95
Views: 8438

RE: Your First International Flight

Early 1989 <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> (<acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym>-...

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by PPVRA
Tue Nov 16, 2004 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL Expands To Bolivia
Replies: 34
Views: 2968

RE: GOL Expands To Bolivia

Obrigado Hardi! "Something which is common sense for us, but was not for INFRAERO and its bunch of ex-military staff!" heheheh,lol very true...sometimes I can't believe how well you got into the Brazilian way of life! Hopefully they'll get that promised Subway linking <acronym title="SATA Air Azores...

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by PPVRA
Tue Nov 16, 2004 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Best In Latin America
Replies: 42
Views: 5604

RE: The Best In Latin America

Ok, I agree that <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> has been basically abandoned by Infraero and it looks horrible from the inside, but I still like the airport and must agree with the magazine. IMO, it really is an easy airport to walk ...

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by PPVRA
Tue Nov 16, 2004 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LatinAmerica´s Aviation By 2010?
Replies: 380
Views: 15106

RE: LatinAmerica´s Aviation By 2010?

Hey! "What are the reasons for a country to be downgraded from CAT-I to CAT-II?" I believe Argentina is in Cat <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> only because of their economic crisis, not any technical reason. I think the FAA downgrades any country that defaults. As for Ecu...

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by PPVRA
Mon Nov 15, 2004 12:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Livery
Replies: 53
Views: 7497

RE: Best Airline Livery

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/210720/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/210720/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/0/2/7/210720.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" ...

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by PPVRA
Mon Nov 15, 2004 12:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Aviation Decisions In History
Replies: 28
Views: 5628

RE: Worst Aviation Decisions In History

-Fundacao Rubem Berta management of RG.

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by PPVRA
Mon Nov 15, 2004 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL Expands To Bolivia
Replies: 34
Views: 2968

RE: GOL Expands To Bolivia

Thanks for the warm welcome guys! SOUTHAMERICA: The flight restrictions for the ponte aerea are for <acronym title="Rio de Janeiro - Santos Dumont (SDU / SBRJ), Brazil">SDU</acronym>. However, there were talks to restrict flights into <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Congonhas (CGH / SBSP), Brazil">CGH</...

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by PPVRA
Mon Nov 15, 2004 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAN Thinking Of Landing In China
Replies: 20
Views: 3931

RE: LAN Thinking Of Landing In China

SOUTHAMERICA: I wonder why too, <acronym title="Varig Brasil and Varig (Brazil)">RG</acronym> is starting flights to <acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym> instead <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: H...

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by PPVRA
Mon Nov 15, 2004 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL Expands To Bolivia
Replies: 34
Views: 2968

RE: GOL Expands To Bolivia

Hey!! My first post!! As you could probably guess, I've been reading these posts for sometime now...awesome website!!! So, here goes my first question: "Ultimately, it will treat Peruvian and Brazilian air space and flight operations as "domestic", which means airlines of both countries will have th...

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