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by yellowtail
Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21326

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017

SJO getting like PTY....with BA, AF, IB, DE, KL.
I guess KL saw the SJO connecting numbers on CM and decided it was time

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by yellowtail
Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Route Progress
Replies: 27
Views: 7267

Re: British Airways Route Progress

I understand that LGW SJO was struggling out of the gate. I don't know if it has stabilized.

AF and IB do well so one would think BA should be able to make it work.....

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by yellowtail
Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa Airlines Caribbean Embraer 190 Operations
Replies: 30
Views: 3579

Re: copa airlines caribbean embraer190 operations

[/quote]
They use the embraer to POS and also on their Jamaican routes.[/quote]

Also used to BZE

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by yellowtail
Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21326

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017

[/quote] Yes flights are operated by E110 Monday - Friday. On the inauguration Tropic will be present and are interested on flights to Puerto Barrios. Juanchito[/quote] We'll TAG already announced bze from barrios too but that that will be pretty thin and perhaps they will be relying on Thru traffic...

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by yellowtail
Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21326

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017

There is an inauguration of Puerto Barrios International airport tomorrow. Doesn't TAG already fly there?

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by yellowtail
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India to Lease B787-9
Replies: 90
Views: 17562

Re: Air India to Lease B787-9

There were a lot of nay sayers about NZ going into IAH. They have been proven wrong. The star hub is driving traffic to the flight as it would to this (hypothetical) flight. AI would be able to offer one stop service to the large indian diasporas in Central America and the caribbean. Much of that go...

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by yellowtail
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Downgauage of Cuba flight(s) continue B6 MCO-HAV to E190s
Replies: 18
Views: 2586

Re: Downgauage of Cuba flight(s) continue B6 MCO-HAV to E190s

jumbojet wrote:
flyguy84 wrote:
The only ones that seem to got it right is United.

anything from ATL will do well.


Like CTG, MDE, MID and a long list of others......ATL is a powerful hub, but it is not invincible.

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by yellowtail
Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21326

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 66

Duplicate post. Sorry

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by yellowtail
Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21326

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 66

[/quote]Maybe they charge it via their oneWorld partners IB and AA?? Or else, that board is outdated .[/quote]

Wingo is on there so it must be reasonably current

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by yellowtail
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris Costa Rica applies for US authority
Replies: 19
Views: 2524

Re: Volaris Costa Rica applies for US authority

They should have applied for SJO-HOU (not IAH).

Didn't NK also try IAH-SJO and pull of it?

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by yellowtail
Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21326

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 66

[/quote]
Here's the comprehensive list.
The picture speaks by itself:

Image

Regards.[/quote]


no BA?

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by yellowtail
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21326

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 66

WN started DEN BZE yesterday 11/3/17. Expands to 2Xweek for the summer. First flight arrived and departed packed to its gills.

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by yellowtail
Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Denver Intl Airport
Replies: 185
Views: 30673

Re: What's next for Denver Intl Airport

Well DEN BZE on WN starts today and judging (anecdotally) from trying to get seats on it and the quick increase in service levels, I suspect it is going to do very well.

First flight looks to be sold out in both directions.

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by yellowtail
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How's IAH-MAN-SIN (SQ 51/52) doing?
Replies: 41
Views: 10101

Re: How's IAH-MAN-SIN (SQ 51/52) doing?

Hi A.Netters: Any idea how IAH-MAN-SIN (SQ 51/52) is doing? In the past, fares on IAH-SIN through DME used to be low, but I checked IAH-SIN now, through MAN, and the fares appear high than usual. Probably this route is doing better than through DME. I have been checking for late June/early July. Th...

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by yellowtail
Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Long Haul - Gatwick
Replies: 58
Views: 13679

Re: BA Long Haul - Gatwick

I think that these routes could be possibilities for British Airways at Gatwick, feel free to add any more thoughts LGW-BKK LGW-HAV LGW-MIA (more unlikely now with LGW-FLL being added) LGW-PEK a surprise would be LGW BZE. The number of UK troops (i.e cargo) and expats, along with the exploding tour...

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by yellowtail
Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue downguages Cuba
Replies: 46
Views: 8804

Re: JetBlue downguages Cuba

what everyone fails to realise is that the Canadian market to Cuba is for the most part very price sensitive, that is why you see players like Sunwing etc in there. Sunwing even runs its own hotels there to keep the vacations costs low. While the US market does have price sensitive travellers, curre...

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by yellowtail
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean aviation thread - 2017 (120)
Replies: 557
Views: 51490

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread 120

kennedyspotter wrote:
What is the situation down in curaçao? With insel nearly bankrupt, will they be adding retiring or removing planes in terms of fleet plans? Because barely 4 out of their 18-strong fleet are vying with the rest unserviceable


There is a statement out today about them cutting SJU and BQN i think.....

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by yellowtail
Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21326

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 66

Its almost announcement time of the year again. Any speculation on AS, B6, WS, WN forays into the region or new CM / AV services to North America? My picks WN: FLL to BOG, PTY, and GUA MCO to BOG and PTY B6: FLL to CLO, PTY, MGA, GUA, LIR, SAL, and TZA It would be nice to see Spirit increase freque...

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by yellowtail
Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21326

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 66

Its almost announcement time of the year again. Any speculation on AS, B6, WS, WN forays into the region or new CM / AV services to North America?

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by yellowtail
Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any unexplored island hopper opportunities left in the world!
Replies: 11
Views: 3292

Re: Any unexplored island hopper opportunities left in the world!

You can do CZH SPR CUK TZA DGA PLJ PNG on a 208 from 9N. Part of that is island, part is coastal hopping

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by yellowtail
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA CCO Julia Haywood is out
Replies: 52
Views: 11274

Re: UA CCO Julia Haywood is out

Consultants have helped make corporate America revise the world to be just a planet for corporations to have their playground and make as much money as possible. All for the next merger, IPO, or quarterly results. Corporations used to get charters to do the public good, now we all only exist to fee...

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by yellowtail
Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (1st Half)
Replies: 199
Views: 21326

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 66

As far as "secondary airlines" flying out of MAD are concerned, UX (Air Europa) would at least be a serious airline with an established reputation that could decide to eventually start services to Central America on a regular basis. UX has already announced it will start flying MAD SAP on...

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by yellowtail
Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

Nonetheless, WN LAX-LIR hasn't displayed their flights yet, in reliable sources beyond April 2017. Perhaps it would operate seasonally. Regards. It will not. Its not in there after april because its gone. http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2017/01/06/route-map-shake-up-south...

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by yellowtail
Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible to restructure London airspace?
Replies: 14
Views: 3365

Re: Possible to restructure London airspace?

First post here, been reading for a while but this is the first time I feel I can contribute! I live about 4 miles north of LHR and have done for about 6 years. I think it has long been the UK govenments aim to spread traffic across the London Airports (LHR, LGW, STN, LUT, LCY heck even SEN). It se...

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by yellowtail
Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Over-The-Water. Jamaican Thread #58
Replies: 206
Views: 18244

Re: Over-The-Water. Jamaican Thread #58

Hummingbird. I love your last 77L shot. No one can ever argue against the beauty of a 777. And to think that fully loaded that aircraft can do ATL-JNB nonstop. A feat unthinkable even in the early days of the 744

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by yellowtail
Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

As part of the WN schedule extension last week looks like they dropped LAX LIR.
AS, DL will be happy about that. Just too much capacity in that market.

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by yellowtail
Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

juanchito wrote:
EVA 777-300ER will visit Central America.

https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status/817633018483331072

EVA Air 777-300ER to arrive Honduras 08JAN17, Managua 09JAN17, Guatemala City 11JAN17, San Salvador 12JAN17


Like to see that do a TGU approach. :bigthumbsup:

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by yellowtail
Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

juanchito wrote:
yellowtail wrote:
With their schedule release, southwest has added daily FLL BZE service effective June 4.
Also increased DEN-BZE to 2Xweekly.


So by June
Daily to HOU
Daily to FLL
2 Weekly to DEN

Nice


Indeed. Closing in on becoming No. 2 carrier to Belize.

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by yellowtail
Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread 119
Replies: 289
Views: 22736

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread 119

Sounds like WN just added FLL-GCM! Looks like the added FLL-BZE and FLL MBJ as well.

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by yellowtail
Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

With their schedule release, southwest has added daily FLL BZE service effective June 4.
Also increased DEN-BZE to 2Xweekly.

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by yellowtail
Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CUN to SFO - Copa? CM382
Replies: 4
Views: 981

Re: CUN to SFO - Copa? CM382

I believe also that it was a fuel stop, from previous discussions on this and other site, SFO is one of the most difficult flights for CM regarding fuel. CUN has about 5 daily flights from CM so it makes sense to stop there, although PHX is almost directly on the path to SFO. CM if you are reading,...

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by yellowtail
Thu Dec 29, 2016 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

juanchito wrote:
Nice summary
No news from the flight DXB-PTY.


Unlikely to start anytime in the near future.

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by yellowtail
Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX Mexico and Central America Routes
Replies: 5
Views: 2149

Re: Delta LAX Mexico and Central America Routes

I remember that in May-ish of 2015, there was also a DL LAX-SJO redeye. I would imagine that DL believes that these passengers would not mind the schedule so much, and scheduling red-eye operations out of LAX allows them to improve their aircraft utilization? Btw, isn't DL's LAX-GDL being taken ove...

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by yellowtail
Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

UA had been flying ORD-SJO in 2013 and 2014 seasonally. I just checked this flight on the system and found nothing for 2017. On the contrary, the UA IAD-SJO sector looks like consolidated based on its thrice a week service. Chicago doesn't seem a bulky market for Central America, in terms of the po...

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by yellowtail
Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet CEO blasts new YYC terminal
Replies: 33
Views: 9521

Re: WestJet CEO blasts new YYC terminal

It does seem excessive for an airport that has a pretty limited number of international flights. The again if oil starts going up again, it might be used a little more. The oil boom is over and there isn't a single economic reason in the area that would support enough traffic for such a large termi...

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by yellowtail
Wed Dec 14, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ will start flying the A350 to IAH
Replies: 20
Views: 3834

Re: SQ will start flying the A350 to IAH

Pretty much expected, hopefully this will keep those beautiful SQ colors in Houston for the foreseeable future. Id be curious to know what the IAH - MAN loads look like. I know quite a few Y people who have booked it for next summer, and some aberdeen J traffic that has booked it too. If oil reboun...

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by yellowtail
Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ will start flying the A350 to IAH
Replies: 20
Views: 3834

Re: SQ will start flying the A350 to IAH

They have some great fares IAH-MAN. Looking forward to seeing it at IAH.

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by yellowtail
Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's MEX LFs from T100 Oct 2015-May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1859

Re: WN's MEX LFs from T100 Oct 2015-May 2016

Arguably the worst one is the one continuing AND getting 50% more capacity??? That's gonna be great... Ends Jan 2017 Sometimes adding capacity helps loads. Counterintuitive in know but in some markets its does. Also, won't their res system be able to take foreign currencies next year? That should h...

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by yellowtail
Fri Dec 09, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

CM, UA and DL submitted bids for AV this week. I wonder when will the AV board meet to decide.
I would assume UA and DL are the frontrunners.

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by yellowtail
Wed Nov 30, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes currently being manufactured in the 20-40 seat range
Replies: 56
Views: 17302

Re: Planes currently being manufactured in the 20-40 seat range

19 seaters? Oher than 9K I'm not familiar with those codes you used, But I do think that the P2012 can work for at least 80% of scheduled 9 or 19 seater operations in North America for a fraction of the cost. Maintenance on the two mogas engines will just be way less than the single turbine on the ...

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by yellowtail
Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes currently being manufactured in the 20-40 seat range
Replies: 56
Views: 17302

Re: Planes currently being manufactured in the 20-40 seat range

If the TECNAM P2012 is successful I think that you'd actually see a lot of short non-major-affiliated regional flights go to frequent P2012 service rather than larger props since it will be able to be operated under Part 135 and should have CASM similar to or below that of a 30-seater with much les...

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by yellowtail
Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes currently being manufactured in the 20-40 seat range
Replies: 56
Views: 17302

Re: Planes currently being manufactured in the 20-40 seat range

Hello, I think you can still order Beech 1900, with 19 seats. There is also Czech made L-410, with 19 seats too. On the Russian side there is An-38 with 25 - 30 seats. Selection is therefore quite limited to say the least :) There is a need for a need for new build 19 seat pressurized twin. I can t...

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by yellowtail
Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MIA-MID Cancellations
Replies: 6
Views: 2377

Re: AA MIA-MID Cancellations

Administrative issues at MID. AA never applied for slots. How is such a tiny airport slot controlled? Are you referring to the limited number of gates? It's not Slot controlled but you do need to apply with the Mexican government for a take off and landing "slot" as part of the license fo...

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by yellowtail
Thu Nov 17, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017
Replies: 229
Views: 47160

Re: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017

My bet is IAH. Star alliance hub at both ends. Oil traffic to north and east Africa would help yields, assuming oil continues to rebound slowly.

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by yellowtail
Tue Nov 15, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

9N announced BZE-CTM today... Service is 3Xweekly timed (it would seem) to connect to 4Os CTM MEX flights. Let me put the schedule: BZE 06.50.......08.15 CTM CTM 10.00......09.35 BZE Tropic Air from Belize already flies to Cancun. Why should Chetumal take advantage over Cancun, in order to connect ...

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by yellowtail
Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

https://www.facebook.com/notes/tropic-a ... 7568879592
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9N announced BZE-CTM today. I think this is CTM first scheduled international flight and 9Ns 6th international. Service is 3Xweekly timed (it would seem) to connect to 4Os CTM MEX flights

https://www.facebook.com/notes/tropic-a ... 7568879592

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by yellowtail
Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

I assume the UX crews will deadhead in and out. I can't see them spending an entire week in sap

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by yellowtail
Sat Nov 12, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

I just can't believe UX will do it for 2 months only. No time at all to build any loyalty or traffic.

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by yellowtail
Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could IAG Purchase Icelandair
Replies: 12
Views: 2877

Re: Could IAG Purchase Icelandair

thekorean wrote:
What can FI do that EI can't do?

737s deep into smaller markets in North America

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by yellowtail
Tue Nov 08, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread. Part 65
Replies: 200
Views: 22134

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 65

So far so good with WS in BZE. Loads of the first three southbound flights were all almost 100%

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