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by NichCage
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ME3 in Miami
Replies: 68
Views: 6471

The ME3 in Miami

Qatar Airways flies to Miami, but what market do they serve? I know it comes to the benefit of Qatar Airways that Miami is a very big oneworld hub for American Airlines, but what market do they serve in and out of Miami? Very few passengers from Miami would go to Qatar to just visit Doha, as well as...

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by NichCage
Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Eurowings fly the Cologne/Bonn-Tehran route?
Replies: 0
Views: 412

Will Eurowings fly the Cologne/Bonn-Tehran route?

I remember reading a while back about Eurowings plan to fly CGN-IKA. I've heard rumors it will resume in 2017. True or no?

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by NichCage
Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings to start Las Vegas
Replies: 15
Views: 3858

Re: Eurowings to start Las Vegas

I believe Eurowings had planned this route before, but it was cancelled before it started. Nice to hear! Eurowings has been doing pretty well with intercontinental expansion out of CGN. Also, I have another question. I heard that sometime next year that Eurowings will start flights between CGN and I...

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by NichCage
Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OPINIONS - A380 at KLM
Replies: 48
Views: 11345

Re: OPINIONS - A380 at KLM

Honestly the A380 is a dying aircraft. While it got a lot of orders, there are very few new orders (other than Emirates). The high density 777-300ER that KLM has is much better off for bigger routes (such as AMS-BKK)

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by NichCage
Sat Sep 03, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can the Dreamliner help YUL?
Replies: 29
Views: 5417

Will Air Canada launch flights between Montreal and Beirut?

I think I've read somewhere there is a rather large demand between Montreal and Beirut. Air Canada was going to launch YUL-BEY in 2003, but it was cancelled days before it was planned to be launched. Would it be reconsidered with the 787-8? What are the biggest connecting hubs for passengers between...

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by NichCage
Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How does an airline plan and start a new route?
Replies: 4
Views: 2093

How does an airline plan and start a new route?

I have a question that has always been on my thoughts about how an airline starts an route.

1) First of all, how does an airline find the passengers per day between the two cities?

2) How does an airline apply for a route and slots? Who do they need to go through?

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by NichCage
Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA is on the verge of liquidation.
Replies: 124
Views: 27945

Re: SAA is on the verge of liquidation.

Honestly, South African Airways does deal with the issue of government interference. The carrier would do much better of there were things done to protect it, including: 1) One CEO for the company who will make all the decisions for the airline 2) Profitable destinations for the airline- if the airl...

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by NichCage
Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings Launches MIA service
Replies: 4
Views: 1514

Re: Eurowings Launches MIA service

Eurowings planned flights to Fort Lauderdale before switching to Miami. I think they made the right choice with Miami because Lufthansa Group airlines fly there already. With flights on Austrian to Vienna, Lufthansa to Frankfurt and Munich, and Swiss to Zurich, it makes much more sense. The Zika Vir...

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by NichCage
Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about Hong Kong International Airport
Replies: 14
Views: 4416

Questions about Hong Kong International Airport

Hello there everyone, I have quite a few questions about Hong Kong International Airport. 1) How is the airport terminal coping with traffic? With the Main Terminal, North Satellite, and the newly opened Satellite Terminal, does the airport has major probelms with a lack of gates open to planes? 2) ...

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by NichCage
Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair to Kuala Lumpur?
Replies: 1
Views: 1153

Finnair to Kuala Lumpur?

I believe Finnair back in 2006 annouced flights to Kuala Lumpur, but they did not start. Would there still be a market for Finnair? I have several questions: 1) Is there a market between Helsinki and Kuala Lumpur, or onward demand that Finnair could capture beyond Europe? 2) Are the reduced flights ...

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by NichCage
Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook announce MAN-SFO
Replies: 36
Views: 6400

Re: Thomas Cook announce MAN-SFO

Can the MAN-SFO market really accommodate flights from both Thomas Cook Airlines and Virgin Atlantic?

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by NichCage
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA is on the verge of liquidation.
Replies: 124
Views: 27945

Re: SAA is on the verge of liquidation.

Would South African Airways fly Johanneburg-Washington Dulles non-stop?

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by NichCage
Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A direct flight between the USA and Iran?
Replies: 42
Views: 7189

A direct flight between the USA and Iran?

Now that sanctions have been taken off Iran, when will a direct flight between the two countries start? What cities in the United States have the biggest demand to Iran?

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by NichCage
Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Beijing to Africa market- why so many flights?
Replies: 6
Views: 1431

The Beijing to Africa market- why so many flights?

I made a similar post about how Guangzhou had so many flights to Africa, and my question sure got answered. Why does Beijing have so many flights to Africa then? The airlines flying from Beijing to Africa are: 1) Air Algerie to Algiers 2) Air China to Johannesburg 3) Air Mauritius to Mauritius 4) Ai...

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by NichCage
Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana Future Expansion Plans
Replies: 7
Views: 2664

Air Astana Future Expansion Plans

What will be the future expansion plans of Air Astana out of Almaty and Astana, as well for the future fleet? -New destinations from Almaty: Shanghai, Singapore? -New destinations from Astana: Hong Kong, Shanghai? If you have any other new routes that Air Astana could launch, please put them her. -W...

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by NichCage
Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Korean airspace- what airlines use it & avoid it?
Replies: 8
Views: 8926

North Korean airspace- what airlines use it & avoid it?

Other than Air Koryo, which has to use the North Korean airspace, what airlines use it? I remember seeing that many European flights to Japan flying over North Korea even though it can be risky. As well, I believe Chinese airlines use it as well. I remember hearing a news article about a China South...

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by NichCage
Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines: how does the carrier operate the A350, 777, 787-8 out of Addis Ababa (ADD)?
Replies: 5
Views: 2211

Ethiopian Airlines: how does the carrier operate the A350, 777, 787-8 out of Addis Ababa (ADD)?

Addis Ababa (ADD) is more than 7000 feet above sea level. How does Ethiopian Airlines manage to operate aircraft like the A350, 777, 787-8 out of the airport without many weight issues? Johannesburg (JNB) is much more South than Addis Ababa yet it is 5000 feet above sea level, yet seems to struggle ...

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by NichCage
Tue Aug 30, 2016 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Perth Airport get service from Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways?
Replies: 23
Views: 3537

Could Perth Airport get service from Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways?

Perth has non-stop service to Johannesburg on South African Airways, and service to Mauritius on Air Mauritius. I think I read somewhere that both Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways had plans to fly to Perth, but would it ever become a reality? I have some questions about this: 1) I understand tha...

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Guangzhou to Africa market- why so many flights?
Replies: 27
Views: 6819

The Guangzhou to Africa market- why so many flights?

Guangzhou has more than several flights to Africa:

Air Mauritius to Mauritius (MRU)
China Southern Airlines to Nairobi (NBO)
EgyptAir to Cairo (CAI)
Ethiopian Airlines to Addis Ababa (ADD)
Kenya Airways to Nairobi (NBO)

Why is there such a big number of flights to Africa from Guangzhou (CAN)?

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines and EVA Air: Chinese Airspace & Chinese Transfer Passengers at TPE
Replies: 14
Views: 4425

China Airlines and EVA Air: Chinese Airspace & Chinese Transfer Passengers at TPE

I have some questions about China Airlines and EVA Air: China Airlines: 1) Does China Airlines have full access to Chinese airspace? They fly non-stop from Taipei to Frankfurt and Vienna. Amsterdam will be made non-stop from Taipei in the upcoming months instead of flying via Bangkok. Rome used to b...

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about El Al and Royal Jordanian
Replies: 16
Views: 4685

Re: Questions about El Al and Royal Jordanian

Why are Palestinians humiliated when they go through security at TLV? What would happen if an RJ pilot decided to take a shortcut and overfly Israel to get to Beirut? People who fly to TLV (like Palestinian Americans) often need to do some preparations before they come to fly to TLV, and many often...

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does SAS compete with Norweigan Air International?
Replies: 6
Views: 2787

How does SAS compete with Norweigan Air International?

SAS has quite a good intercontinental network from OSL, CPH, and ARN. OSL has direct flights to EWR and MIA. CPH has direct flights to EWR, BOS, IAD, ORD, MIA, SFO, NRT, PEK, and PVG. ARN has direct flights to EWR, ORD, LAX, ang HKG. I have several questions about SAS now: On routes that both SAS an...

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by NichCage
Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 747-400 replacement at SFO
Replies: 2
Views: 1351

United Airlines 747-400 replacement at SFO

I have a question about United at SFO, for there international flights. What will the major aircraft changes be for some routes as the 747-400 will be retired? If I am correct, these are the SFO 747-400 routes: San Francisco-London Heathrow San Francisco-Frankfurt San Francisco-Tokyo Narita San Fran...

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by NichCage
Sun Aug 28, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are there no flights between Thailand and Saudi Arabia?
Replies: 18
Views: 5108

Why are there no flights between Thailand and Saudi Arabia?

Why are there no flights between Thailand and Saudi Arabia? Are Thai citizens allowed to enter Saudi Arabia, and can Saudi citizens enter Thailand?

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by NichCage
Sat Aug 27, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of Turkish Airlines (TK)
Replies: 1
Views: 809

The future of Turkish Airlines (TK)

Turkish Airlines (TK) is going through a lot of probelms right now. While the company in 2015 was able to be profitable even with the policy of rapid expansion, 2016 has been a bad year so far for Turkish Airlines. The carrier reported serious loses for 2016 and is cutting back on certain European a...

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by NichCage
Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA is on the verge of liquidation.
Replies: 124
Views: 27945

Re: SAA is on the verge of liquidation.

South African Airways should at least keep LHR and FRA in Europe. I've heard somewhere that the Johannesburg-Munich flight is profitable. Is that true? Three destinations in Europe should work fine. Honestly, North America is not profitable for SAA. JFK should stay, while IAD should get cut. If Unit...

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by NichCage
Fri Aug 26, 2016 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the Lufthansa Group limit expansion of Austrian, Brussels, and Swiss?
Replies: 17
Views: 5817

Does the Lufthansa Group limit expansion of Austrian, Brussels, and Swiss?

The Lufthansa Group is a lifesaver for many airlines. Austrian Airlines was going through some tough times and needed to be fixed up in some way, and the Lufthansa Group helped with that. Does the Lufthansa Group limit expansion for Austrian? PVG was restarted, as well as CMB, MLE, and MRU, but not ...

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by NichCage
Fri Aug 26, 2016 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The problems with El Al
Replies: 43
Views: 10288

The problems with El Al

El Al deals with many issues: 1) Cannot join an airline alliance (Star Alliance, SkyTeam, or Oneworld). SkyTeam is off the cards due to Saudi, while Oneworld has Royal Jordanian representing the Middle East. Star Alliance also see's no value in having El Al in Star, so the carrier has a hard time co...

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by NichCage
Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about El Al and Royal Jordanian
Replies: 16
Views: 4685

Re: Questions about El Al and Royal Jordanian

On arrival at TLV I didn't notice any additional security precautions, either. The flights had been operating for several decades and nobody at TLV immigration seemed to care that I'd come from Jordan. I carry a US passport, so that may have had something to do with it. they probably didnt care muc...

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by NichCage
Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future International Routes of SAS?
Replies: 18
Views: 2640

Re: Future International Routes of SAS?

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?

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by NichCage
Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about El Al and Royal Jordanian
Replies: 16
Views: 4685

Questions about El Al and Royal Jordanian

I have a few questions about El Al: 1) Does El Al have access to Egyptian and Jordanian airspace? 2) Does El Al fly over the Gaza Strip and the West Bank? Now, moving on to Royal Jordanian: 1) Does the Tel Aviv-Amman serve connecting Israeli passengers? 2) Does Royal Jordanian use Israeli Airspace f...

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by NichCage
Thu Aug 25, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines on the TLV-IST route- what are the largest transfer markets beyond Istanbul?
Replies: 16
Views: 2794

Re: Turkish Airlines on the TLV-IST route- what are the largest transfer markets beyond Istanbul?

What is the purpose of the Turkish Airlines flights between Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen and Tel Aviv?

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by NichCage
Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines on the TLV-IST route- what are the largest transfer markets beyond Istanbul?
Replies: 16
Views: 2794

Turkish Airlines on the TLV-IST route- what are the largest transfer markets beyond Istanbul?

Turkish Airlines flies TLV-IST with more than muliple flights every day and it is the biggest international routes on the network. On the TLV-IST flight, many passengers are flying to onward destinations. What are the most popular onward travel destinations for Isreali customers out of IST?

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by NichCage
Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future International Routes of SAS?
Replies: 18
Views: 2640

Future International Routes of SAS?

What will the future see for SAS? After the launch of:

CPH-BOS
CPH-MIA

OSL-MIA

ARN-LAX
ARN-HKG

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by NichCage
Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (High Altitude)
Replies: 3
Views: 1418

Question about Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (High Altitude)

I am aware OR Tambo Airport is at 5000+ feet. Would a runway extension of there 14,000 foot runway work in helping the airport? Similar to Denver International Airport, in which is at almost the same airport by being over 5000+ feet has a 16,000 feet runway. Would a 16,000 feet runway work for JNB? ...

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by NichCage
Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future expansion of Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN)?
Replies: 2
Views: 699

Re: Future expansion of Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN)?

https://airwaysmag.com/magazine/kolnbon ... l-airport/


I can't read it, can you please copy and paste the entire article in a response please? Thank you.
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psa188 wrote:
Airways recently did a profile on Koln/Bonn:
https://airwaysmag.com/magazine/kolnbon ... l-airport/


I can't read it, can you please copy and paste the entire article in a response please? Thank you.

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by NichCage
Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India- how is the carrier doing?
Replies: 6
Views: 1594

Air India- how is the carrier doing?

Is Air India now profitable? I think I remember reading something about how they made a profit for a year. Yes, I'm also aware most Air India flights are loss making.

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by NichCage
Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should PIA restart Houston?
Replies: 16
Views: 2160

Re: Should PIA restart Houston?

Emirates and Qatar Airways are two airlines that have made quite a scene in Pakistan. PIA if I recall struggles to be profitable, and re-launching a direct flight from Pakistan to Houston will just be a loss for the airline.

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by NichCage
Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future expansion of Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN)?
Replies: 2
Views: 699

Future expansion of Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN)?

What is the expansion plans of Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN)?

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Barcelona to Asia Flights- why don't they exist?
Replies: 19
Views: 4043

Barcelona to Asia Flights- why don't they exist?

Why is Barcelona (BCN) to Asia not served mostly direct? Asiana & Korean Air have charter flights between BCN & ICN. Will regular flights happen? Air China has BCN-VIE-PEK. Why no non-stop BCN-PEK or the proposed BCN-PVG service rumoured a while back ago? Singapore Airlines had SIN-BCN-GRU s...

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gate Space at SFO's International Terminal- how is it?
Replies: 21
Views: 3180

Gate Space at SFO's International Terminal- how is it?

How is gate space at International Terminal G and A at SFO?

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air at SFO- what market are they serving?
Replies: 19
Views: 3539

WOW Air at SFO- what market are they serving?

WOW Air flies to SFO. What kind of market is the carrier serving out of SFO? Europe?

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Daily Passengers per day between Copenhagen and Seattle?
Replies: 1
Views: 1001

Daily Passengers per day between Copenhagen and Seattle?

Ever since SAS left the CPH-SEA route, how many passengers per day fly between Copenhagen and Seattle now in 2016?

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by NichCage
Tue Aug 16, 2016 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connecting the World's Most Technologically Advanced Airport to the World’s Technology Capital
Replies: 19
Views: 4521

Re: Connecting the World's Most Technologically Advanced Airport to the World’s Technology Capital

Honestly, most passengers who fly on Qatar Airways in general are connecting passengers. A DOH-SJC route would not be viable. First of all, Qatar does not have a tech industry, instead an oil and gas industry. Second, Qatar Airways would more likely launch SFO than SJC, due to the big Indian populat...

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no Air Mauritius on the MRU-BKK route?
Replies: 3
Views: 938

Why no Air Mauritius on the MRU-BKK route?

Why are there no flights between Mauritius and Bangkok?

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New San Francisco International Airport (hypothetical)
Replies: 76
Views: 16922

Re: New San Francisco International Airport (hypothetical)

To answer you actual question, I don't think anything will be done to SFO in the long term. Enviromentalists in the Bay Area mostly prevent expansion work to be done on new land, and make it hard for new land at SFO to be created.

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by NichCage
Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New San Francisco International Airport (hypothetical)
Replies: 76
Views: 16922

Re: New San Francisco International Airport (hypothetical)

Thats not the only issue SFO has to deal with. The International Terminal, divided into G and A boarding areas is also congested. For example, Boarding Area G (United + Star Alliance) is full. All of the gates are full or almost full, meaning airlines often have to wait for gates. From the morning t...

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by NichCage
Fri Aug 05, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is there a massive boom of airlines in Iran?
Replies: 11
Views: 4094

Why is there a massive boom of airlines in Iran?

British Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Air France, Lufthansa (Munich), Air Astana, Air Asia X, and now Thai Airways. Why is ther a massive boom in Iran? Whats causing the demand for all of these airlines?

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by NichCage
Wed Aug 03, 2016 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are there so few flights between China and India?
Replies: 5
Views: 2376

Why are there so few flights between China and India?

There are very few flights between China and India:

PEK-DEL
PEK-BOM
PVG-DEL
CAN-DEL

I may be missing a few other China to India flights, but there aren't too much. Why?

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