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by abrelosojos
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 251
Views: 37215

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

greenair727 wrote:
Lotta hype for not much.....


= Why? These are sensible adds, and do not need throwing darts to please A.Netters. Not surprised by SFO-DEL going year round. It is an extremely high yielding route for AI.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 251
Views: 37215

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

Look out for more hub to hub flying, like further EWR-FRA, etc. Saludos, Alex = Good to see UA finally making some sensible adds. It needs to go after DL far more aggressively, and their recent network adds have been a good mix of experimental flying (PPT, PMO, CPT), and fortifying their hub to hub...

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by abrelosojos
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Holdings under bribery investigation
Replies: 7
Views: 1281

Re: Avianca Holdings under bribery investigation

Why doesn't the US start in its backyard and investigate the US major airlines first?

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 251
Views: 37215

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

Look out for more hub to hub flying, like further EWR-FRA, etc.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late
Replies: 138
Views: 20515

Re: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late

I am amazed at the amount of AC employees that keep apologizing for their airline. It is the only disgrace that exists in arguably the worlds nicest country.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late
Replies: 138
Views: 20515

Re: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late

AC's response is completely BS. I loved the last response from the original email - that they should pursue refunds with LH. They have a TATL JV and they keep saying how that was consumer friendly to get it approved. These two should get a lawyer and file a suit and follow through, including questio...

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by abrelosojos
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Holdings Network Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 1719

Re: Avianca Holdings Network Thread

Well, it will be interesting to see what the new CEO does. Their network planning team has been sleeping on the wheel that led to such poor financial performance. If I was the new CEO, I would replace the whole lot! Have a feeling we will be seeing many more changes.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 10009

Re: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts

Amazing even that can't work daily *AR EZE-JFK DEC 0.9>0.5[1.0] JAN 1.0>0.5[1.0] FEB 1.0>0.4[1.0] MAR 1.0>0.5[1.0] APR 1.0>0.6[1.0] = AR really needs to get a whole lot of new people from the outside to run their business. How can they not make a EZE-JFK work daily? Saludos, Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.
Replies: 100
Views: 13448

Re: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.

AstanaMagic wrote:
LH658 wrote:
They use to send the 747 to Islamabad.


BA118/9 to ISB was via MAN, I flew it many times 1992 to 1993. Always has U/S loos on the way back...


= What is U/S loos?

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines starting IAD
Replies: 31
Views: 6340

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines starting IAD

http://documents.banquemondiale.org/cur ... 152018.txt

Saludos,
Alex
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Wasn't this all part of the strategy that Intervistas developed, and then had the team there?

http://documents.banquemondiale.org/cur ... 152018.txt

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico reports loss; cancels PVG, suspends 5 other international routes
Replies: 44
Views: 10638

Re: Aeromexico reports loss; cancels PVG, suspends 5 other international routes

On another subject that is not really the core of this discussion, this whole rejiggling of routes by AM makes me wonder if they should have ordered more -8s and less -9s. AM is not using the -9s' superior range performance and business class seats to NRT and ICN. MAD is not all-789... some flights...

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by abrelosojos
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vancouver Airport and Lima Airport meet to discuss direct flights
Replies: 41
Views: 5685

Re: Vancouver Airport and Lima Airport meet to discuss direct flights

It has been reported that Carl Jones, Director of Air Service Development at YVR, was in talks with Lima Airport Partners executives last week. Both Air Canada and LATAM have reportedly been contacted as well to discuss the possibility of launching non-stop flights between Vancouver and Lima. Sourc...

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by abrelosojos
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet on brink of collapse?
Replies: 53
Views: 16294

Re: Interjet on brink of collapse?

They didn’t even try to densify cabin like extremely successful volaris or vivaaerobus. Let’s face it higher cask in developing economics, people aren’t really going to pay a bit more for more comfor. US is developed economy with enough of people that are ready to pay a bit more for better experien...

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by abrelosojos
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated - Southwest pulls out of Mexico City
Replies: 143
Views: 24036

Re: Updated - Southwest pulls out of Mexico City

I think people are also forgetting that WN was up against 2 very strong airlines - UA and AM.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes non-stop flights to Barcelona in S19
Replies: 16
Views: 2367

Re: Aeromexico resumes non-stop flights to Barcelona in S19

AM is on a roll! Really good stuff coming out of there.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB schedules 3x/daily MAD-MEX June-Oct19 all flown by A346
Replies: 27
Views: 4445

Re: IB schedules 3x/daily MAD-MEX June-Oct19 all flown by A346

I wonder if AM will have a response.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!
Replies: 64
Views: 10100

Re: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!

This is really well done. Amazing to see Aeroméxico come up with some of the boldest marketing campaigns in the past year or so. As many in the forum know, I think they really have a good senior team in place, and it shows.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 13111

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

If the AM management is as good as I think it is, it will announce BCN soon again. They took a hard line against government subsidies of EK, and now it will be seem what they do.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB
Replies: 53
Views: 10358

Re: Air Peace acquires 777’s plans LOS-LGW/IAH/DXB/CAN/BOM and JNB

Unfortunately this will end up for Air Peace the same way it ended up for Arik Bellview Virgin Nigeria etc I have worked for a Nigerian carrier and was based out of LOS for 3.5 years and the money there is to be made on domestic and regional flights only. For long haul to start making money it will...

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by abrelosojos
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 632
Views: 68665

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

Is Kirby on his way out? He has been the worst network planning VP AS has ever had? I have said it publicly, hiring him from WN was a colossal mistake, and it seems so many mistakes along the way.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia X looks at US West Coast
Replies: 76
Views: 10540

Re: Air Asia X looks at US West Coast

Correct me, but I thought there were bilateral restrictions on Tokyo 5th freedom and that was why KIX-Hawaii? Perhaps he is starting up a Japanese subsidiary to bypass that? = No harm in getting AirAsia Japan to fly these routes then. But with Fernandes, it is any news to keep himself and the airli...

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by abrelosojos
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF/KLM Unions bristle as Air Canada Exec tipped for CEO
Replies: 50
Views: 8264

Re: AF/KLM Unions bristle as Air Canada Exec tipped for CEO

Great. Now, the Quebecois will see how they can't ever be accepted in France (AGAIN).

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 397213

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

NG created and destroyed 9W. I heard the new DL CEO at 9W is totally incapable of understanding Indian culture. Apparently, his American style view of going to the Unions and the cash scare is what created this downward news cycle. Is this true?

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Off duty pilot threatens to blow up Emirates A380
Replies: 21
Views: 6288

Re: Off duty pilot threatens to blow up Emirates A380

Good luck having an Emirati convicted. Welcome to the Gulf.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris to start CLT-GDL
Replies: 33
Views: 3959

Re: Volaris to start CLT-GDL

I find both Volaris and Aeroméxico to have "rational" US transborder planning. Do not get InterJet though.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling
Replies: 51
Views: 9476

Re: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling

Vueling and IAG are a joke. It is time that these clowns are taken to court.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Algerie expansion plan in Africa
Replies: 9
Views: 1714

Re: Air Algerie expansion plan in Africa

A bit too late no? It is AT version 2. Though, I personally adore Algeria and Algiers. Find them so much nicer than any of their neighbours ;).

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Mauritius launch BKK
Replies: 4
Views: 1373

Re: Air Mauritius launch BKK

I think this is actually a very good add for MK @ BKK. Bigger issue is does this not distract from their efforts to build a "hub" in SIN?

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Reviews: Is Sam Chui a reliable aviation vlogger and reviewer?
Replies: 49
Views: 16450

Re: Flight Reviews: Is Sam Chui a reliable aviation vlogger and reviewer?

In the early days, Sam was a genuine guy - check out his reviews on A.Net before - then, he used his reviews to build a brand and become paid for it. Now, almost all work he does is paid advertisement.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31
Replies: 281
Views: 55674

Re: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31

I am amazed at what Aeromexico crew pulled off. Really kudos to a great organization. Thoughts with the management now.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico announces Belize!!!
Replies: 50
Views: 5143

Re: Aeroméxico announces Belize!!!

What do we think next from their team? Also, @EddieDude, you seem to know AM well. Was this a surprise move? Any word from the insiders?

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Royal Air Maroc (RAM) To Start Miami
Replies: 42
Views: 6479

Re: Rumor: Royal Air Maroc (RAM) To Start Miami

I am surprised that AT did not first fly to IAD, and chose MIA. IAD (or even BWI) would provide plenty of feed opportunities at CMN, and what AT is trying to achieve. Surprising move.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico announces Belize!!!
Replies: 50
Views: 5143

Re: Aeroméxico announces Belize!!!

Haha. I have to give my almost weekly congratulations to the Aeromexico network team. I would never have guessed Belize join the ranks. This is definitely a bold addition as the market size between Mexico City and Belize is less than 1 PDEW. It is mark of a confident team that is trying new things. ...

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by abrelosojos
Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Royal Air Maroc (RAM) To Start Miami
Replies: 42
Views: 6479

Re: Rumor: Royal Air Maroc (RAM) To Start Miami

Do we have a schedule yet?

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico announces Belize!!!
Replies: 50
Views: 5143

Re: Aeroméxico announces Belize!!!

Wow. Another add from Aero Mexico! I did not think Belize would be on the map. Does this mean Aero Mexico flies to all countries in Central America?

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by abrelosojos
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAROM future fleet
Replies: 34
Views: 6809

Re: TAROM future fleet

This seems like a smart move on their part. I honestly do not understand what the challenge some have with it. A standardized 737 fleet gives them the ability to cover most of their markets well.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico adds DTW-QRO
Replies: 34
Views: 3633

Re: Aeromexico adds DTW-QRO

DTW has some screaming high yield traffic to very specific auto manufacturing related destinations. MTY and QRO are some of them. GDL is not as much. got it. I wonder why other Mexican carriers do not serve this VFR market at DTW. Even in Mexico, Detroit still has a reputation that makes investors ...

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by abrelosojos
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico adds DTW-QRO
Replies: 34
Views: 3633

Re: Aeromexico adds DTW-QRO

Continue to be impressed by their Network team. Clearly, BJX is doing well enough that QRO was added quickly. I also saw them adding CUN-MDE. Really impressed by their new network planning team as I keep saying. Lots of unconventional adds coming up - PUJ, LIR, MTY-MCO, and now these two. Saludos, A...

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by abrelosojos
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ resumes direct SIN-LAX on A359ULR from Nov 2, adds 3 weekly SIN-SFO A359ULR
Replies: 51
Views: 12383

Re: SQ resumes direct SIN-LAX on A359ULR from Nov 2, adds 3 weekly SIN-SFO A359ULR

Good for SQ. They had to pick a battle, and they picked the right one. United's planning team seems to have far more faith in their product and sales teams. Let's see.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First flight in 7 decades overflies Saudi Arabia to Israel
Replies: 92
Views: 16974

Re: First flight in 7 decades overflies Saudi Arabia to Israel

Brilliant. Congrats to Air-India on this pioneering achievement.

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)
Replies: 2425
Views: 168385

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)

My Indian friends, didn't IC have sarees like these? Or, was it green?

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 to Boston.
Replies: 20
Views: 5310

Re: Emirates A380 to Boston.

Well, the 380's have to go somewhere!

Saludos,
Alex

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by abrelosojos
Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut
Replies: 67
Views: 8201

Re: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut

This is the strangest thread I have read in a while. AM is México's only airline making consistent amount of money, with a strong management team, and a very healthy relationship with Delta. Why would they ruin all this by flying to a super low yielding thin route line BEY? They are gun shy of BCN a...

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by abrelosojos
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RwandAir getting serious about starting flights to the US
Replies: 16
Views: 3085

Re: RwandAir getting serious about starting flights to the US

For a government like that, they're willing to subsidize airline flights a bit to put their country on the global map. Very true indeed, Also football (or soccer) fans will enjoy "Visit Rwanda" on new Arsenal FC jerseys for the next 3 years :smile: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic...

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by abrelosojos
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 5958

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

Is this a move by AM to capture some of the US-sourced traffic to PUJ and LIR (like the west coast) or catering to Mexican travelers? If the latter, how robust is that traffic? Without previous knowledge it'd seem with Mexico having world class resorts/beaches on 2 oceans... Is there an added "...

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by abrelosojos
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 5958

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

Wow! This reminds me a bit of DL's CUN and other Caribbean destinations that are served only on Saturdays from non-hub airports in the sense that they are aiming to maximize fleet utilization. Good for AM. Maybe a trip to the beach in Costa Rica is in order? = Ya. Haha. I was just thinking exactly ...

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by abrelosojos
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 5958

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

According to this article, Colombia is AM's most important Latin American market and the airline is studying more destinations in the country. https://www.eleconomista.com.mx/empresas/Aeromexico-espera-movilizar-400000-pasajeros-a-Colombia-en-2018-20180517-0055.html I would think they would be cons...

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by abrelosojos
Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations
Replies: 71
Views: 5958

Re: AM adds PUJ plus more Latin American destinations

I did not see Liberia! Kudos to AM for trying new things. Wow!

Saludos,
Alex

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