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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 66
Views: 5302

Re: Site not secure

So Vertical Scope is keeping the site unsecure on purpose :confused: :confused:

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates- Post A380
Replies: 4
Views: 740

Re: Emirates- Post A380

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Chairman Ousted
Replies: 21
Views: 4984

Re: Korean Air Chairman Ousted

CEO Walter Cho says they are still working out details of Hanjin Group ownership structure, but goal was to maintain family harmony as late chairmans wife, two sisters and himself could maintain equal stakes. https://www.google.com/amp/s/finance.yahoo.com/amphtml/news/korean-air-ceo-says-ownership-0...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 151
Views: 31170

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

MAS CEO says outside investors "could bring MAS to the next level, in terms of funds, knowledge and experience." CEO says it would be a mistake however to sell the entire airline or shut it down, preferring outside investor instead. Apparently, Khazanah Nasional is due to announce its pla...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 9080

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

Fact is T5 has hardly been an ideal home for HA with significant day to day ops challenges, so a move could have an upside. At MSC, HA will not have to contend with limitation of only 2 A330 capable widebody gates at T5 they can access which has limited their schedule flexibility at LAX and also has...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approved
Replies: 151
Views: 21473

Re: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approval?

Tentatively approved. Secretary Elaine Chao announces Department of Transportation tentatively grants antitrust immunity for American-Qantas https://afn.ajot.com/articles/full/secretary-elaine-chao-announces-department-of-transportation-tentatively-grants-antitrust-immunity-for-american-qantas Full ...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Smile joining Star Alliance as Connecting Partner
Replies: 10
Views: 2536

Re: Thai Smile joining Star Alliance as Connecting Partner

Its an interesting situation these mainline owned hybrids find themselves when in many ways they are integral parts of their parents networks, yet outside of any alliance relationships.

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by LAXintl
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA CEO resigns
Replies: 36
Views: 6052

SAA CEO resigns

The man brought in to lead a turnaround has submitted his resignation. Its pretty clear there is not much of a commitment to move ahead with the tough changes that are needed if the airline will become anything more than a drain on the national treasury. SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana has resigned According ...

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by LAXintl
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina pay US$320m damages over Aerolíneas nationalisation
Replies: 4
Views: 1397

Re: Argentina pay US$320m damages over Aerolíneas nationalisation

Expropriation is a dirty thing, and good the Argentine government must pay something for damages.

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by LAXintl
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market
Replies: 49
Views: 6875

Re: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market

Largest mainland-APAC markets YE09/2018 1. LAX-ICN - 1,091,113 2. SFO-HKG - 1,045,964 3. LAX-TPE - 1,011,489 4. LAX-HKG - 1,001,436 5. LAX-SYD - 918,232 6. SFO-TPE - 898,017 7. LAX-NRT - 878,144 8. LAX-PVG - 822,517 9. JFK-ICN - 690,404 10. SFO-ICN - 677,909 (Note: These are airport pairs. If city-p...

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by LAXintl
Fri May 31, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: UAE request KC-46
Replies: 3
Views: 1309

UAE request KC-46

The United Arab Emirates has emerged as a surprise customer for KC-46A Pegasus, having formally made a request to buy 3 of the tanker aircraft, according to manufacturer Boeing. https://www.defensenews.com/global/mideast-africa/2019/05/31/uae-issues-formal-request-to-buy-kc-46a-tanker-says-boeing/ =...

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by LAXintl
Fri May 31, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 230
Views: 23195

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

Indeed due demand Caracas service increasing to 5x weekly June 16th.

The two new frequencies are turns and not via Havana.

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by LAXintl
Thu May 30, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S to grant Vietnam safety rating paving way for air service
Replies: 82
Views: 14264

Re: U.S to grant Vietnam safety rating paving way for air service

And today DOT approved VN's 2016 application for SGN-LAX service.

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by LAXintl
Thu May 30, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23457

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

Update on Southwest schedule plans with added slots.

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by LAXintl
Wed May 29, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thailand seeks new ICAO safety audit, hope to regain U.S Cat-1 safety rating
Replies: 29
Views: 3830

Re: Thailand seeks new ICAO safety audit, hope to regain U.S Cat-1 safety rating

ICAO says Thailand achieved a standards score of 65%, which while exceeds the minimum passIng score of 60% is hardly a wringing endorsement of Thai civil aviation sector.

I am sure ICAO has many findings that will require corrective action before they seek an FAA review.

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by LAXintl
Wed May 29, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 20314

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

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TK and Do&Co sign 15-year agreement to extend their catering joint venture.
TK will also purchase the Do&Co hotel property in Ortakoy.

https://investor.turkishairlines.com/en ... osures-380

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by LAXintl
Tue May 28, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is TK going to EWR or not?
Replies: 20
Views: 3824

Re: Is TK going to EWR or not?

They were denied viable slots timings. Has nothing to do with UA connections, but timing at IST hub.

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by LAXintl
Tue May 28, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9
Replies: 77
Views: 16976

Re: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9

There should be plenty of space for competition between LA and Seoul. As the largest US mainland to Asia market, Premia only needs to garner small pieces of the pie to fill it's planes. Even with 100% load factor they would only represent about 15% of the market. Add in some stimulation there should...

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by LAXintl
Sun May 26, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 54041

Re: Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

Congrats Boeing

In addition to 8 firm they have options for 12 more.

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by LAXintl
Sun May 26, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Loyalty Programs Be Based on Spend Only?
Replies: 32
Views: 2200

Re: Should Loyalty Programs Be Based on Spend Only?

To me spending is by far the most logical means and am glad airlines increasingly following other consumer sectors (hospitality, retail etc) by using spending at the primary criteria in their loyalty programs.

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by LAXintl
Fri May 24, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 786
Views: 137738

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

There is more to Asia than just NRT. There are two things that have allowed UA to maintain a relative strong hold across the Pacific. First and foremost is our SFO hub and secondly was the merger with CO which gave UA access to 787s far sooner than UA would have ever had without it. My last stateme...

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by LAXintl
Fri May 24, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 62
Views: 8262

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

LATAM statement: "After more than two years and a thorough evaluation by the competent technical authority, we are surprised that the Supreme Court has dismissed both the benefits for passengers and the mitigations requested by the TDLC. We are convinced that the JBAs are the future of the indu...

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by LAXintl
Fri May 24, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 685
Views: 113783

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

Considering how terrible this flying allegedly did per AA's own words, nothing really has changed even in the CZ partnership that would turn its fortunes around. Don't think filling the plane was the issue for AA, its more to do with dynamics of market pricing which today still remains quite low and...

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by LAXintl
Thu May 23, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda to close London again, reduce Amsterdam
Replies: 55
Views: 12841

Garuda to close London again, reduce Amsterdam

Citing ongoing losses GA reported to drop London service again "after the summer holiday", and reduce Amsterdam service from 6 to 3 times weekly. https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2019/05/23/garuda-closes-routes-reduces-flight-frequencies-in-response-to-new-airfare-policy.html = Some mig...

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by LAXintl
Thu May 23, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: People Express founder Michael Morisi indicted on fraud & tax evasion
Replies: 3
Views: 629

People Express founder Michael Morisi indicted on fraud & tax evasion

People Express (version 2) founder Michael Morisi was indicted on 18 charges of fraud and tax evasion and charged with defrauding creditors of the failed airline. Airline founder indicted on fraud charges https://pilotonline.com/news/local/crime/article_267cc5e4-7c05-11e9-a278-4b96e3cb59df.html Foun...

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by LAXintl
Wed May 22, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA EWR-DEL suspension
Replies: 2
Views: 746

Re: UA EWR-DEL suspension

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA169 turning back to LAX 1/3 way to NRT
Replies: 3
Views: 1422

Re: AA169 turning back to LAX 1/3 way to NRT

Maintenance issue.

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SF Airlines applies for U.S. service
Replies: 5
Views: 1843

SF Airlines applies for U.S. service

Chinese cargo operator SF Airlines has applied with DOT to commence service between Hangzhou (HGH) and New York (JFK). SF says it plans 3x weekly 747-400 freighter service commencing September 2019. OST-2019-0076 = For those not familiar with SF, they currently operate 53 freighters with hubs in Bei...

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 62
Views: 8262

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

Well the supreme court case in Chile will either have the entire JBA thrown out as consumer groups want, or in best case it can proceed with the remedies that the government proposed. Its unknown however if the airlines will accept the remedies being imposed. Their only official statement was that t...

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights
Replies: 73
Views: 7777

Re: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights

Lakeland for years has been chasing after airlines with offers of marketing funds, fee waivers etc. They also continue to apply for SCASDs grants going back to 2011.

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 62
Views: 8262

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

A bit of an update. On LATAMs earning call last week SVP Commercial Roberto Alvo was asked about the JBA. Basically, he stated they first expect to hear back from the Chilean Supreme Court in "next few months." Assuming court clears the JBA then they expect the DOT to take about 1-year to ...

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by LAXintl
Tue May 21, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 9466

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

Anything on Cessna 208? No, I only follow larger commercial frames. Lots are for sale however. You might get an idea from the listings https://www.controller.com/listings/aircraft/for-sale/list/category/13/aircraft/manufacturer/cessna/model-group/caravan Do you have the values/lease rates for the E...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 20, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China - EU agree on new aviation agreement
Replies: 6
Views: 1664

China - EU agree on new aviation agreement

The European Union and China have today signed an agreement on civil aviation safety and a horizontal aviation agreement to strengthen their aviation cooperation. The agreements will serve to boost competitiveness and enhance overall EU-China aviation relations. European Commission President Jean-C...

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by LAXintl
Mon May 20, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack of medivac certification onboard TN 789’s
Replies: 40
Views: 6176

Re: Lack of medivac certification onboard TN 789’s

Folks in Guam and U.S. Pacific territories are regularly transported to Hawaii and U.S. mainland for medical treatment.

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by LAXintl
Sun May 19, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 9466

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

Do you have any info about B717? B717 - $5.7 - 8.8M, $80-115,000 Anything on A318 and A321NEO? A318 – $8.0 - 11.5M, $95-145,000 A321NEO – $58.0M, $340-410,000 I would not put much stock into 717 and A318 valuations due to limited fleet transactions. A318 especially with half of the fleet being part...

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by LAXintl
Sat May 18, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 20314

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

TK has partnered with the creators Nos Curieux Voyageurs to create customized travel gift boxes. Inside the Turkish Airlines World Tour box is one finds iconic objects and accessories highlighting some of the 309 destinations, such as Zanzibar in Tanzania, Cappadocia in Turkey or Hanoi in Vietnam. T...

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by LAXintl
Sat May 18, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 9466

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

UA444 wrote:
What about DC-9 and MD-80?


No valuation on DC-9s as there is no market for them.

MD-80s are scrap value themselves.


MD-82 – $0.35 - 0.85M, $15-40,000

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by LAXintl
Sat May 18, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"
Replies: 389
Views: 20726

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

Ultimately this will set up a nice SCOTUS case about State rights and if they can govern over actions taken within their borders.

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by LAXintl
Sat May 18, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 66
Views: 5302

Re: Site not secure

Site being constantly displayed as non-secure still persists......

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by LAXintl
Fri May 17, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 20314

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2019

Both IST and SAW diversions. Between wind, rain and thunderstorms it was not pretty for a few hours.

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by LAXintl
Fri May 17, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 9466

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

How about the 737-8 and -9 Max? B737MAX-8 - $52.0M, $310-380,000 Do you have information on the Dash 8 100 and A340-300/600 Nothing on Dash8-100. Prob not worth much due low demand. A340-300 - $3.0 - 12.0M, $120-240,000 A340-600 - $5.0 - 15.5M, $220-300,000 Any data for the 757? B757-200 - $2.2 - 1...

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by LAXintl
Fri May 17, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 786
Views: 137738

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

Statement from United. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United was tentatively granted a total of four daily nonstop flights to HND (Tokyo Haneda), expanding United's best-in-class Japan route network to better meet demand. The slots will be allocated for flights from...

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by LAXintl
Thu May 16, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 9466

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

VS11 wrote:
As always, thanks very much for this valuable and interesting market data. Any info on 737 Classics? Thank you!



B737-300 - $1.0 - 2.2M, $40-55,000

Almost scrap value.

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by LAXintl
Thu May 16, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 9466

Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

Back by request, here is an update on commercial aircraft valuations and market lease rates. As before, the below list contains estimated current market value (in USD) based on the oldest to newest airframes, along with sample monthly lease rates also based on oldest to newest airframes for many com...

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating
Replies: 5
Views: 2046

Re: U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating

Costa Rican carriers with U.S service are LACSA(Avianca) and Volaris Costa Rica. They can continue to serve existing service to the US, but will not be allowed to establish new routes - which likely hurts Volaris the most as its in expansion mode with Costa Rican subsidiary. Also codesharing with U....

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromar on the verge of bankruptcy
Replies: 6
Views: 1966

Aeromar on the verge of bankruptcy

The Mexican regional airline Aeromar is in technical bankruptcy so employee unions are seeking government intervention, with the aim of avoiding another case such as that of Mexicana. A planned investment by Synergy Group for US $100 million has not fully materialized leaving the airline undercapita...

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet on brink of collapse?
Replies: 53
Views: 15232

Re: Interjet on brink of collapse?

Interjet announced it lost 516 million pesos (US $28mil) in Q1. Also has been granted a $150mil government loan to help finance Airbus fleet. Will seek to "sell" 20 SSJs. https://a21.com.mx/aerolineas/2019/05/09/interjet-termina-primer-trimestre-con-perdidas-financieras https://www.elfinan...

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating
Replies: 5
Views: 2046

U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Costa Rica does not comply with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety standards and has been assigned a Category 2 rating based on a reassessment of the country’s civil aviation authority...

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by LAXintl
Wed May 15, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR
Replies: 121
Views: 18484

Re: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR

JAL previous said they would use Zip to segmentize markets better and which could see both operate same cities.
So yes, to North America I could see Zip serve an existing JAL gateway.

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