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by usflyer123
Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Y Beverage Service
Replies: 32
Views: 5707

Re: AA Y Beverage Service

i flew CLT-LAX and got snack and a can of coke. i mean its not a meal but at least they gave something.

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by usflyer123
Sun Jul 31, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What kind of aircraft did BAW flew LHR TLV after BEA / BOAC merge ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2286

Re: What kind of aircrafts did BAW flew LHR TLV after BEA / BOAC merge ?

ZuluTime wrote:
Post merger, LHR-TLV was a VC-10 route usually flying Heathrow-Tel Aviv-Tehran. Seems unthinkable nowadays but that's what it was.


at that time iran had good relations with many western countries including israel and the us.

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by usflyer123
Sun Jul 31, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris applies for multiple new N.A routes
Replies: 28
Views: 4981

Re: Volaris applies for multiple new N.A routes

GDL,MEX and maybe MTY to these US cities sounds like a good plan if they will have enough planes.
but the others lets say it would NEVER happen nor work...

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by usflyer123
Sun Jul 31, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris applies for multiple new N.A routes
Replies: 28
Views: 4981

Re: Volaris applies for multiple new N.A routes

Talk about throwing darts at a board to see what sticks. Most of these City pairs won't be sustainable as daily year round flights on A320 Aircraft. Most of these city pairs are 50 seat RJ markets at best. When was the last time Americans routinely flew between the US and Acapulco? They don't becau...

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by usflyer123
Sun Jul 31, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Haul on Narrowbodies
Replies: 2
Views: 1175

Re: Long Haul on Narrowbodies

its a great thing because it can create new long haul routes on smaller markets yet to be flown.

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by usflyer123
Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large UA OMA capacity increase
Replies: 26
Views: 4003

Re: Large UA OMA capacity increase

its nice to see UA frowing in there and they will soon add SFO-OMA. IMO, im pretty sure DEN is one of the best connection airports in the US.

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by usflyer123
Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why this boom at Birmingham (BHX)? (32 new routes)
Replies: 11
Views: 3043

Re: Why this boom at Birmingham (BHX)? (32 new routes)

also british tourism to cyprus and bulgaria is very popular.

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by usflyer123
Sun Jul 31, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Fantastic Journey to Bratislava!
Replies: 5
Views: 2720

Re: A Fantastic Journey to Bratislava!

great report! did you travel to bratislava or on business? and i really love the video report!

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by usflyer123
Sat Jul 30, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Miserable Flights
Replies: 51
Views: 8034

Re: Miserable Flights

i just flew iberia a320, the flight had a really terrible legroom(im 1.82 meters).

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by usflyer123
Sat Jul 30, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to start MIA-MID
Replies: 6
Views: 2712

Re: AA to start MIA-MID

with AM already flying that route, is there really a room for competition on that tiny market?

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by usflyer123
Sat Jul 30, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Summer is Here. Jamaican Thread 56.
Replies: 260
Views: 19142

Re: Summer is Here. Jamaican Thread 56.

Good. So they think that the few people traveling to SJU from KIN (mainly business people) will drive from KIN to OCJ to then use a small plane to PLS and then SJU. It will be no different from today's activities where persons from different areas of Jamaica will endure the road trip to KIN take a ...

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by usflyer123
Sat Jul 30, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United - More Long Haul Expansion at SFO?
Replies: 70
Views: 11054

Re: United - More Long Haul Expansion at SFO?

NGO sounds like a good business route.

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by usflyer123
Sat Jul 30, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV adds more to MAD, 3rd daily BOG and extra MDE/CLO
Replies: 19
Views: 3903

Re: AV adds more to MAD, 3rd daily BOG and extra MDE/CLO

was there ever CTG-MAD route? There was a triangular route MAD-BOG-CTG-MAD flown by Air Madrid until 2006. In addition, Air Europa had some charters to CTG and was planning to open a scheduled MAD-CTG route by December 2011 with B767-300. However, this did not happen in part due to strikes and labo...

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by usflyer123
Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 New Interest in 1 stop same plane service?
Replies: 27
Views: 4419

Re: F9 New Interest in 1 stop same plane service?

does F9,NK,WN and B6 have interline services in their connections? i have never tried connecting with LCCs.

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by usflyer123
Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines - More Australia Service?
Replies: 31
Views: 7055

Re: United Airlines - More Australia Service?

NGO seems like a nice extension to UA in SFO for business travelers.

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by usflyer123
Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV adds more to MAD, 3rd daily BOG and extra MDE/CLO
Replies: 19
Views: 3903

Re: AV adds more to MAD, 3rd daily BOG and extra MDE/CLO

was there ever CTG-MAD route?

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by usflyer123
Sat Jul 30, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV adds more to MAD, 3rd daily BOG and extra MDE/CLO
Replies: 19
Views: 3903

Re: AV adds more to MAD, 3rd daily BOG and extra MDE/CLO

RCS763AV wrote:
BOG is now only behind GRU, MEX and EZE by overall number of transatlantic flights.



MIA also has higher number of flights no?

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Summer is Here. Jamaican Thread 56.
Replies: 260
Views: 19142

Re: Summer is Here. Jamaican Thread 56.

why would Ethiopian Airlines would fly to jamaica?

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 29, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which alliance has the best quality carriers?
Replies: 7
Views: 2267

Re: Which alliance has the best quality carriers?

every alliance has its better and worse airlines but overall i think the best one is Star Alliance.
Skyteam i think is the worse of the three...

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG looking to resume US flights
Replies: 29
Views: 6213

Re: TG looking to resume US flights

SFO-BKK seems like a great route with connection options,tourism and business relations!
not so sure about SEA...

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small nation - big airline
Replies: 78
Views: 13479

Re: Small nation - big airline

also Oman Air and Kuwait Airways!

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Airlines Launches Venice
Replies: 6
Views: 2348

Re: Hainan Airlines Launches Venice

DolphinAir747 wrote:
Nice! I'd actually started a thread last year or so asking why no one flew the route. Probably a lot of package tour-type and honeymoon traffic etc. to fill up the plane.


also business relations between china and northern italy.

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada YYZ-YVR-SYD in Y
Replies: 14
Views: 11251

Re: Air Canada YYZ-YVR-SYD in Y

wow looks like a nice flight! sure looks better than AA LAX-SYD.

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 29, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1249
Views: 346947

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

the good thing is they will keep some 747s. its nice to see that there are still airlines keeping the queen of the skies.

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 29, 2016 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bulgaria Air to lease A330s and A350s, plans flights to the US
Replies: 12
Views: 5800

Re: Bulgaria Air to lease A330s and A350s, plans flights to the US

if JU and UIA can make this work why cant them? they would probably sell tickets at very low price and it could be a good cheap connection to the us from eastern european countries and maybe asian countries.

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by usflyer123
Thu Jul 28, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe and Singapore Airlines to codeshare
Replies: 3
Views: 979

Re: Flybe and Singapore Airlines to codeshare

Flybe also starts MAN-TLS,MAN-LUX and MAN-LYS operations, nice to see them grow!

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by usflyer123
Thu Jul 28, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BH Air A330 at GLA??
Replies: 7
Views: 862

Re: BH Air A330 at GLA??

It's been at GLA a few times now, subbing for the normal A320. I still miss the Tu-154 to be honest... ;-) Yes, as much as I liked seeing the A330 this evening a TU-154 would be a much cooler plan to see! Does anyone know how well they are doing on the route? Is it working out for them? i dont know...

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by usflyer123
Thu Jul 28, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why only AC at YOW to Europe?
Replies: 41
Views: 5806

Re: Why only AC at YOW to Europe?

whats really weird is the YYT-LHR route. how a tiny city like st johns and with no connection options gets enough pax even to fill an a319, this route seems like it only serves newfoundland.

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by usflyer123
Thu Jul 28, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK starting EWR flights
Replies: 30
Views: 3784

Re: NK starting EWR flights

EWR-MCO is a huge market and i dont see a reason for NK to avoid this route i think they would really succeed.
plus MYR is a nice addition!

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by usflyer123
Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Only IB On Europe-SJU Route?
Replies: 31
Views: 6037

Re: Why Only IB On Europe-SJU Route?

i think IB is the most important airline in central america and is connecting many countries to and from europe in routes such as GUA,SJO,MEX,SJU and SAL.

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by usflyer123
Wed Jul 27, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines - More Australia Service?
Replies: 31
Views: 7055

Re: United Airlines - More Australia Service?

the SFO-SYD has high O&D traffic and i guess MEL/BNE-SFO has much less so LAX seems like a nice choice due to the high O&D traffic.
BTW, how does the AC YVR-BNE route is doing?

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by usflyer123
Wed Jul 27, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Korean Air fly to Kathmandu (KTM)?
Replies: 20
Views: 4763

Re: Why does Korean Air fly to Kathmandu (KTM)?

its one of their many routes in asia that is highly relying on tourists to asia that connect via ICN.

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by usflyer123
Wed Jul 27, 2016 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA-TLV flight
Replies: 19
Views: 3255

Re: MIA-TLV flight

SFO and TLV are two tech cities. SFO has silicon valley, TLV has silicon "wadi". There is money to be made between SFO and TLV, something you didn't have between PHL-TLV and will be hard to replicate on MIA-TLV. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silicon_Wadi[/quote] well thats one of the main r...

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by usflyer123
Wed Jul 27, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY's next TATL destination
Replies: 41
Views: 4772

Re: DY's next TATL destination

probably an airport in LA metro(most likely to be LAX but maybe LGB/ONT).

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by usflyer123
Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the future of SEA?
Replies: 29
Views: 3690

Re: What is the future of SEA?

i guess delta is the only one that can significantly can change the international flight status at SEA. although i think China Southern can add CAN-SEA route. theres a slight chance it would happen but maybe there will be a SYD-SEA.

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: LAS International Gate Expansion
Replies: 11
Views: 1655

Re: Confirmed: LAS International Gate Expansion

what about the LAS-DOH flight?

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 2
Replies: 412
Views: 28940

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 2

maybe TK will start IST-DTW.

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HU Applies For PEK-TIJ/MEX
Replies: 14
Views: 2737

Re: HU Applies For PEK-TIJ/MEX

isnt it possible to fly PEK-MEX directly?

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Launches Miami-Recife
Replies: 8
Views: 1762

Re: LATAM Launches Miami-Recife

thats nice to see route additions to the brazilian airports!
i wonder if maybe LATAM Argentina/Aerolíneas Argentinas will add COR-MIA flight...

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YUL Inaugurating New International Extension
Replies: 49
Views: 10328

Re: YUL Inaugurating New International Extension

i wonder if KE will start YUL-ICN flights, it can really boost pax numbers from asia to YUL.

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to end service to SGN this fall?
Replies: 29
Views: 8414

Re: UA to end service to SGN this fall?

Any chance we see a SFO-SGN in the future? The economy of Vietnam seems to be doing very well lately and with no direct air links to the United States it seems like an area for growth. Vietnam is not rated by the FAA. Therefore, their is no air agreement between the USA and Vietnam. Until they sign...

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by usflyer123
Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus orders additional A330-300s
Replies: 26
Views: 6412

Re: Aer Lingus orders additional A330-300s

maybe they can start flying to asia.

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by usflyer123
Thu Jul 14, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB Feels more LUV for WN than B6
Replies: 31
Views: 4037

Re: LGB Feels more LUV for WN than B6

well thats nice to hear! WN is doing great lately, i hope they will succeed.

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by usflyer123
Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH future in CLT
Replies: 23
Views: 4015

Re: LH future in CLT

and another off topic question, how can you check certain routes load factor?is there a website or you need to have some access to that information because the load factor of that flight is interesting.

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by usflyer123
Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH future in CLT
Replies: 23
Views: 4015

Re: LH future in CLT

its kind of interesting flight since there are no many connections available on CLT side. maybe its serving pax from the us who connect to europe via MUC?

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by usflyer123
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW next US cities?
Replies: 44
Views: 5231

Re: WOW next US cities?

CLE or CMH make sense to me. They should be able to fill A321 at least during summer or less then daily year round. The narrow-body range destinations make more sense to me for that airline. no they wont... WW wouldnt serve mid sized cities at first, they would go for the bigger markets like PHL,OR...

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by usflyer123
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH future in CLT
Replies: 23
Views: 4015

Re: LH future in CLT

a380787 wrote:
usflyer123 wrote:
because im pretty sure it cant survive on O&D traffic.


You're already "pretty sure" about the pre-determined conclusion, so what exactly can we offer you to change your mind ?


maybe people can change my mind...

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by usflyer123
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH future in CLT
Replies: 23
Views: 4015

LH future in CLT

well i have seen that in 2015- 111,243 pax flew the MUC-CLT route, a 26% lower number than 2014. and to be honest, it kind of makes sense. after the US-AA merger the new AA airline became a OneWorld member, and afterwards CLT became a OneWorld hub and thats not so good to LH... i guess now there are...

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by usflyer123
Wed Jul 13, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to axe MUC-GRU
Replies: 14
Views: 2964

Re: LH to axe MUC-GRU

Sad for GRU to lose another carrier but unsurprising given the situation in Brazil. I certainly don't expect WK ZRH-GIG to last long. There's a rumor being discussed in another thread of LH starting MUC-EZE, which would certainly make sense given this move and the recent reversal of fortunes for Ar...

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by usflyer123
Wed Jul 13, 2016 4:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American A321T Flagship First Experience: FSM-DFW-LAX-SFO-JFK
Replies: 13
Views: 10726

Re: American A321T Flagship First Experience: FSM-DFW-LAX-SFO-JFK

wow a very nice trip! thanks for sharing.

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