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by Bostrom
Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737NGs Without winglets and/or Still With Eyebrow Windows
Replies: 28
Views: 5595

Re: 737NGs Without winglets and/or Still With Eyebrow Windows

It is my impression SAS is using these on short "bread and butter" routes such as ARN-OSL, OSL-BGO etc. Flights ~1 hr or less. I think winglets would not help so much on such short routes. Considering the age of these frames, I suppose it is better to "cycle them out" on short r...

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by Bostrom
Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737NGs Without winglets and/or Still With Eyebrow Windows
Replies: 28
Views: 5595

Re: 737NGs Without winglets and/or Still With Eyebrow Windows

Hi all. Reading the new AS thread about their non-ER 739s and how they're non-winglet equipped and those that came factory-delivered still with eyebrow windows, got me wondering how many 737-NGs are still out there either: a) Without winglets? and/or b) With eyebrow windows? Heck even a lot of 732 ...

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by Bostrom
Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 255638

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/s ... 035673.pdf (See page 19).
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phofmannsair wrote:
Banning RJ100?
Why? What's the reason behind this?


It seems like noise is the reason.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/s ... 035673.pdf (See page 19).

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by Bostrom
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Thoughts on 777x touchscreen flightdeck
Replies: 18
Views: 3143

Re: Thoughts on 777x touchscreen flightdeck

Seems to work fine in Star Trek :)

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by Bostrom
Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cseries orders for 2017
Replies: 215
Views: 63228

Re: Cseries orders for 2017

TWA772LR wrote:
How about LH Group ordering the C for SN? It can replace the 146.


I would love to see Brussels Airlines ordering the Cseries, but aren't the wetleased SSJs supposed to replace the RJ100? How many airports do they fly to where they need something smaller than an A319?

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by Bostrom
Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 405935

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

Are P&W and CFM still struggling with engine deliveries?

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by Bostrom
Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 405935

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

Airbus is aiming to begin final assembly of A320neos at its Chinese plant in Tianjin around mid-year, with production at its US Mobile line at the end of 2017. See: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/airbus-to-broaden-a320neo-assembly-from-mid-year-433879/ Thank you! That leads to another q...

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by Bostrom
Sun Feb 05, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 405935

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

KarelXWB wrote:
Bostrom wrote:

Does anyone know when the first neo will be built in Mobile?


Next year (2018) AFAIK.


Dank je!

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by Bostrom
Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 405935

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

The A320 plant in Tianjin will start assembling the first A320neo in July this year. Airbus (Tianjin) Final Assembly Co., Ltd will begin assembly of its first Airbus A320neo in July and deliver it in September. http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-02/03/c_136028597.htm Does anyone know when the f...

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by Bostrom
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any other examples, like the F-WTSA Concorde, which had two liveries at the same time?
Replies: 33
Views: 4067

Re: Are there any other examples, like the F-WTSA Concorde, which had two liveries at the same time?

ZeeZoo wrote:
paullam wrote:
Not two liveries, but maybe what you're looking for: Image

Anyone know the reg of that jet?


Looks like D-AIBA.

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by Bostrom
Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS opens bases outside Scandinavia and establishes new company in Ireland
Replies: 51
Views: 8433

Re: SAS opens bases outside Scandinavia and establishes new company in Ireland

TheGeordielad wrote:
Where will they have bases in Which Cities?


I guess Heathrow with 19 daily return flights makes the most sense.

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by Bostrom
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 405935

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

Not sure what's going on with Frontier's second A320neo (MSN 7181): Flo the Flamingo got its engines removed and was moved to the storage area. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/624/31711072734_2b5c19154c_z.jpg A350 Ethiopian Airlines by RomainC82 , on Flickr I read on another forum that CFM are having...

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by Bostrom
Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cseries orders for 2017
Replies: 215
Views: 63228

Re: Cseries orders for 2017

SAS has to be a good chance with 737-6/700's and A319's to replace, the NEO already chosen on the high end and plenty of BBD experience (good and bad...) I thought I saw on twitter earlier in the week they are looking at fleet renewal this year. SAS will replace their 737-600s with the A320neos on ...

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by Bostrom
Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 4
Replies: 295
Views: 46231

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 4

miaintl wrote:
How is SK doing on their new MIA route? Is the CPH segment successful out of MIA?


I believe they are hauling a lot of cargo OSL-MIA.

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by Bostrom
Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List of busiest airports in Europe (2016)
Replies: 63
Views: 20071

Re: List of busiest airports in Europe (2016)

wolbo wrote:
The - 31% for Antalya really sticks out in a negative sense. Is that purely due to political events / situation in Turkey?


Probably. The Antalya area has been a popular charter destination for Europeans, I guess many of them chose other destinations in 2016.

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by Bostrom
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Europe-China train service hurts air freight
Replies: 54
Views: 9607

Re: Europe-China train service hurts air freight

Mixed gauge is ruled out as there is only a 3.5" difference between Russia's 5' gauge and everyone else's 4' 8.5" gauge as the space between the two rails would be too small: barely an inch once the width of the rail-head is taken into consideration. The ideal solution would be to relay R...

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by Bostrom
Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List of busiest airports in Europe (2016)
Replies: 63
Views: 20071

Re: List of busiest airports in Europe (2016)

flybynight wrote:
Norway's population roughly 5 million yet Gardemoen has 24+ million people filter through. Pretty amazing when you think about it.


Although, slightly less amazing when you look at the Norwegian landscape and how long it takes to travel by train or road within Norway…

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by Bostrom
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smallest markets directly served by more than 3 airlines
Replies: 52
Views: 8947

Re: Smallest markets directly served by more than 3 airlines

If seasonal routes are included: Stockholm (ARN/BMA)-Visby (VBY) is during the summer served by SAS, Norwegian, Nextjet and BRA.

Although Visby and Gotland is very popular in the summer. The ATR72s SAS normally uses on the route are replaced by 737-800s in the summer.

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by Bostrom
Sun Jan 01, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do these flights exist/got shut down?
Replies: 40
Views: 7036

Re: Why do these flights exist/got shutted down?

Moving on, why were these flights ended? 6) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines between Amsterdam and Cologne/Bonn Wild guess, the ICE high-speed train service took a good chunk of the market share. Not to mention AMS-CGN is a really short flight anyway. Rail and car should be easy. When the ICE takes you fro...

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by Bostrom
Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bus Copenhagen-Malmo vv.
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Re: Bus Copenhagen-Malmo vv.

http://www.nettbuss.se

Gråhundbus also has a few buses (four daily I think), between Copenhagen and Malmö that stops at the airport. http://www.graahundbus.dk
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Nettbuss/Bus4You runs a regular bus Copenhagen-Oslo via CPH Airport and Malmö. http://www.nettbuss.se

Gråhundbus also has a few buses (four daily I think), between Copenhagen and Malmö that stops at the airport. http://www.graahundbus.dk

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by Bostrom
Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 4
Replies: 295
Views: 46231

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 4

I'm sure they're considering both. But I'm hoping it will be the A320. Much larger and wider cockpit, lower noise levels, tray tables.. simply a much better working enviroment than the 60 year old 737 cockpit. Like Someone83 says, the A320neo will be the new type for Denmark and Sweden. Hopefully N...

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by Bostrom
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 4
Replies: 295
Views: 46231

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 4

Air Baltic: "SAS would benefit from buying us" http://www.svd.se/air-baltic-sas-skulle-verkligen-tjana-pa-att-kopa-oss/om/naringsliv Seems like Air Baltic is for sale and the Latvian Government, who owns 80% of the company, is looking for another airline to take over Air Baltic. Is airBal...

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by Bostrom
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 4
Replies: 295
Views: 46231

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 4

http://www.svd.se/air-baltic-sas-skulle ... naringsliv

Seems like Air Baltic is for sale and the Latvian Government, who owns 80% of the company, is looking for another airline to take over Air Baltic.
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Air Baltic: "SAS would benefit from buying us"

http://www.svd.se/air-baltic-sas-skulle ... naringsliv

Seems like Air Baltic is for sale and the Latvian Government, who owns 80% of the company, is looking for another airline to take over Air Baltic.

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by Bostrom
Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will BA ever return to HRE?
Replies: 19
Views: 4956

Re: Will BA ever return to HRE?

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=604359&p=9605037

My guess is that BA is not interested in dealing with the Zanu-PF regime or, as another poster mentioned, risk having an aircraft seized by the government as "repayment for colonial crimes".
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This was discussed earlier this year, viewtopic.php?f=3&t=604359&p=9605037

My guess is that BA is not interested in dealing with the Zanu-PF regime or, as another poster mentioned, risk having an aircraft seized by the government as "repayment for colonial crimes".

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by Bostrom
Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Norwegian Airlines can operate flights between Boston and Martinique, why not EU Low Cost Carriers operating to US?
Replies: 42
Views: 7953

Re: If Norwegian Airlines can operate flights between Boston and Martinique,why not EU Low Cost Carriers operating to US

Could Norwegian fly LAX-PPT with the permits they have today ? French Polynesia (also New Caledonia) is not a part of the European Union and is not included in the Openskies treaty with the US. Therefore DY cannot fly LAX-PPT with their EU permits. As a non-French or non-American airline, I am not ...

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by Bostrom
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where did hovercraft go at SFO-OAK?
Replies: 20
Views: 5768

Re: Where did hovercraft go at SFO-OAK?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Øresund_Bridge
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CaminoCircle wrote:
By the way, does the hovercraft service between downtown Malmö and EKCH still exist? I used to ride it back in the late 80's. Pretty funny and convenient.


No, it has been replaced by a bridge. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Øresund_Bridge

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by Bostrom
Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Really crazy idea for YVR
Replies: 20
Views: 4499

Re: A Really crazy idea for YVR

Obviously, some of you can probably see where this is going- what if YVR became the first airport to have split nat'l ops? The idea here would be that YVR could split a section of the airport for solely domestic connections, no O/D traffic and no cross US/Canada traffic to avoid immigration issues ...

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by Bostrom
Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why board from just one door?
Replies: 71
Views: 7925

Re: Why board from just one door?

As many others have pointed out, it's common in Europe. On smaller airports without jetways, there are stairs at both the front and aft. And at larger airports the passengers sitting in the front half of the aircraft board via the jetway, those sitting further back walk downstairs to the apron and b...

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by Bostrom
Wed Nov 16, 2016 11:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Camera for christmas/Poll
Replies: 9
Views: 820

Re: Camera for christmas/Poll

What's the best camera for Airliners.net for ( |£200-£450|) Here's my research The Canon 1300D with 75-300mm and 18-55mm is £400 which suits my budget but!! The Nikon D3300 with 75-300mm suits my budget! And believe it or not the 700D with no lens suits my budget My birthday is very close after Chr...

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by Bostrom
Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 183
Replies: 250
Views: 31400

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 183

I am actually starting to think that NZ might skip the 779 and just have a 787 fleet (789+7810). My previous thinking was that they would want the big bird for LHR however I think perhaps they could operate a 2nd UK/EU service from either LAX or SFO (maybe ORD) so they wouldn't be losing any capaci...

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by Bostrom
Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 4
Replies: 295
Views: 46231

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 4

Arlanda (ARN) will get US preclearance according to swedish media today.

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by Bostrom
Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare planes you can fly: 2017
Replies: 99
Views: 12818

Re: Rare planes you can fly: 2017

Where will be able to fly (In 2017) 737-600 Scandinavian Airlines still has a lot of 737-600 used on most of the european network, mainly flights in and to/from Sweden and Norway. A340-300 Scandinavian Airlines has 8 of them, flying mainly long haul routes from Copenhagen. Jetstream 31/32 AIS Airlin...

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by Bostrom
Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair: now flying to to 64 of Europe’s 85 biggest airports
Replies: 48
Views: 6596

Re: Ryanair: now flying to to 64 of Europe’s 85 biggest airports

LTenEleven wrote:
Bostrom wrote:

As far as I know, Ryanair does not fly to ARN. But to Västerås and Skavsta, both about 100 km from Stockholm.


Well spotted. To be corrected.


Arlanda is my local airport, which is one of the reasons I avoid Ryanair.

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by Bostrom
Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair: now flying to to 64 of Europe’s 85 biggest airports
Replies: 48
Views: 6596

Re: Ryanair: now flying to to 64 of Europe’s 85 biggest airports

The data: Rank - Airport - Scheduled Ryanair flights (base) - Nearby alternatives 1. London Heathrow, no / Stansted (base), Luton (base), Gatwick 2. Paris Charles de Gaulle, no / Paris Beauvais (limited alternative) 3. Frankfurt, no / Hahn (base) 4. Amsterdam Schiphol, yes / 5. Madrid–Barajas, yes ...

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by Bostrom
Tue Oct 11, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 405935

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 11

https://flic.kr/p/M7Pbd9


And parts of it can be seen on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7SA7ld3tJs
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KarelXWB wrote:
SAS' first A320neo, MSN 7290, made its first flight yesterday.

See https://flic.kr/p/M7Pbd9


And parts of it can be seen on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7SA7ld3tJs

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by Bostrom
Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 4
Replies: 295
Views: 46231

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 4

Why is it that OSL has become a B737 base. Is there a special reason why the A320 is not used more there ? I have no idea why SAS has chosen to turn ARN into an A320 base instead of OSL, but it's probably easier to have either A320-series or 737 at the bases instead of mixing them. And maybe the 73...

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by Bostrom
Fri Oct 07, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 4
Replies: 295
Views: 46231

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 4

Is there any further info on SAS A320NEO routes? I'm travelling to Norway in April next year and want to try and fly aboard one (as well as a 737-600 of course). Hopefully SAS will have a decent fleet of them by then which will make it easier to get a flight on one. If the plans don't change until ...

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by Bostrom
Wed Sep 21, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Expensive Flight per Mile
Replies: 44
Views: 11324

Re: Most Expensive Flight per Mile

Flying Westray - Papa Westray will cost you £17 for a 2.8 km flight, or about £6 per km (£11 per nm).

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by Bostrom
Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would it be possible and make sense to integrate an airline into public transport?
Replies: 51
Views: 6313

Re: Would it be possible and make sense to integrate an airline into public transport?

http://www.wideroe.no/en . They have many short routes, like SKN-SVJ (40 km as the crow flies) and apart from ordinary tickets also sell tickets valid for unlimited travel for a fortnight.
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Sounds a bit like Widerøe and the small domestic Norwegian routes, http://www.wideroe.no/en . They have many short routes, like SKN-SVJ (40 km as the crow flies) and apart from ordinary tickets also sell tickets valid for unlimited travel for a fortnight.

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by Bostrom
Fri Aug 26, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airports that changed names to honor politicians
Replies: 165
Views: 11821

Re: Major Airports that changed names to honor politicians

TLV - Ben Gurion International Airport, Israel
TLL - Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport, Estonia

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by Bostrom
Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future International Routes of SAS?
Replies: 18
Views: 2629

Re: Future International Routes of SAS?

NichCage wrote:
Bostrom wrote:
SAS has mentioned ICN and some Canadian city as potential future long haul destinations.


Where did you read that? ICN has no service to Scandinavia. What is the market for ICN-CPH and ICN-ARN?


It was an interview with someone at SAS about their future plans, can't find it online unfortuneatly.

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by Bostrom
Thu Aug 25, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future International Routes of SAS?
Replies: 18
Views: 2629

Re: Future International Routes of SAS?

SAS has mentioned ICN and some Canadian city as potential future long haul destinations.

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