So is this saying that if you fly to Venezuela you are banned from flying to the USA. No. Just saying that direct flights between the two countries are no longer possible. You can still fly between them via a third country. Precisely. It puts Venezuela in a position like BEY. U.S. Security official...Jump to post
I guess if we wordsmith it, lot of SE Asian destinations don't have morning flights on Korean. Maybe they have just ceded this one to Singapore.Jump to post
and if there are NO flights in and out, how do people escape? or return to protect their family and property? Its obviously not a place most of us want to be right now, so people will pay what they need to travel there. I'd guess very few people are weighing the pros and cons of Venezuela vs Colombi...Jump to post
Here is the other thread. Carriers were swapping crew in PUJ and HAV after an Air Europa crew was caught in gunfire.
https://simpleflying.com/air-europa-cre ... -gunpoint/
I'm surprised that many were still operating. Is anyone left overnighting their crew in CCS? We had a recent thread about this. Maybe AF was still closer to Paris to just make a U Turn rather than divert. I would assume they returned due to security issues brought on by the current civil unrest in C...Jump to post
WOW! Now I can fly between CUN and some city I’ve never heard of at 2 PM on Wednesday with only 28 inches of legroom. :D At least fares will be lower... I’m thinking CVG will be among the first to see service to Mexico. Some of us live in those cities and are quite happy to hear this news. My fligh...Jump to post
Proximity of FLL to MIA notwithstanding it is quite surprising that UA very recently cut SFO-MIA (again). If nothing else, Miami tends to be a much more luxurious destination than Fort Lauderdale... the Luxury of Miami is really centralized to the Lincoln Road and beachfront area of Miami Beach. It...Jump to post
I'm not sure who wins the award in this thread for being singled out more than anyone else. You should all think about the fact you fly very often. That increases your chances of getting searched right there. As for the original topic. As several have mentioned, it makes complete sense. African and ...Jump to post
Yes. This topic needs it own thread. The larger thread is way too unmanageable at this point. I can cover Norwegian on the Atlantic Side of their Max Operations. It has settled into the following. From Enrilia' weekly OAG update, this is where things are at now D8 BGO-SWF JUL 0.3>0[0.3] D8 DUB-PVD J...Jump to post
Had they not dropped SIN earlier they could have offered round the world LCC service.Jump to post
According to this photo in the database. The comments say they are up to 5 767s now. I didn't realize Swift and Eastern were no longer related. btw, VERY NICE reference to Soap https://www.airliners.net/photo/Eastern-Air-Lines/Boeing-767-336-ER/5479345?qsp=eJwtjEEKwjAQRa8is3YjgovuLLhW0AsMya8GaxNmBtp...Jump to post
Lets just call a spade for what it is. AA is trolling B6 as usual, they did the same in CLT with NK. They have the money to waste for now but when the fuel goes up they’ll be crying... I have to agree. It was my first thought. AA could have added this route ages ago, but chose not to. As others hav...Jump to post
I did a google search. this was the first result. Las Vegas is on the list.
Is it really a good idea to have a place that is closed on Sundays be a vendor at an airport? It is probably fine at larger airports where it is just one of many but at smaller airports losing one of your vendors on a busy travel day seems like a bad idea. THIS is exactly what I was thinking regard...Jump to post
jetBlue somehwat announced this route when they had their europe announcement. It looks like American is beating them to it.Jump to post
There is an important percentage of the Ecuadorian community in NY coming from the provinces of Azuay and Cañar, having GYE as the closest international airport (about 3 hours drive) and of course a big VFR market in Guayaquil as well. I'm not sure if they are in Queens. I live in Danbury, CT. We a...Jump to post
I used to joke that Canada should have offered to Fidel to make Cuba Canada's 11th province. We could have enticed him with a permanent seat in the Senate. Then Canadians would have been able to spend their winter dollars in Canada instead of another country. Plus, being just a 90 mile ferry ride a...Jump to post
Is South Africa popular for Americans now? Fairly so. Plus a lot of South Africans have made the US their home. Agreed, nothing crazy in terms of increased demand, but plenty of VFR. I live in the greater New York area and have several relatives needing home health aides. Between two people, we've ...Jump to post
I believe they still retain at least one 737-800. Swift purchased their remnants along with Dynamic Airways and acquired the 767's from them. Swift Air owns the rights to the Eastern branding, but they just seem to be using the Aircraft acquired as part of their typical leasing under Swift Air. Rega...Jump to post
It is said in the Icelandic media that they plan to get their AOC by flying for a "significant" european airline for the first few months. I wonder if Icelandair could be the 49% owner that they suggest in the news and will use this to solve their max problem? More likely Norwegian as the...Jump to post
let's see how the economics will run on this flight considering how it went as a nightmare for Norwegian due to external factors & problems relating to load factor with on their Gatwick to JFK service. How was it a nightmare for Norwegian? As far as I know, the delays out of JFK because of limi...Jump to post
You can't be serious. Try Mogadishu next. I agree with this guy. I felt perfectly safe in Khartoum. People are friendly and don't look at you like a walking wallet unlike other African countries. I had shopkeepers chase me down the street with a couple Sudanese pounds (cause I didn't bother waiting...Jump to post
The second iteration of Midwest Airlines is to buy Ultimate Jet Charters and begin operations from MKE to LUK, MCI, and MSP on July 31, 2019. The service will take place on only weekdays, and will utilize former skyway airlines Fairchild 328JET and Embraer ERJ-135 aircraft. After raising almost 100...Jump to post
Loftlieder was flying JFK/BWI-LUX n/s during the 80's, Here's something to check out, it looks like they had at least one DC-10 in 1979, look at the images down to 1979 & you'll see an FA standing in front of what is obviously a DC-10 tail. On this same page, there is a 1974 timetable that show...Jump to post
Looking at Varadero Today. these are the departures. I'm curious why flights to the same destinations often seem clustered around the same time. For example Sunwing has 2 flights leaving within 5 minutes of each other to Halifax and two at the same time to Toronto. Why not spread them apart instead ...Jump to post
Fex180 wrote:the official statement makes multiple mentions of "low fares" which probably rules out an all-mint product.
So hearing Rumor that JetBlue signed an agreement to temporary Lease ThomasCook aircraft and crews for service Until They achieve US approval to operate the aircraft themselves. ??? Flyguy That would make sense. More sense than them purchasing any kind of share of TC. It would also make this announ...Jump to post
At one point I recall B6 adding flights to LAS to squat on their slots. I think they need to make a decision on Long Beach. If they want to grow it slowly and keep these slots they are going to have to throw some LGB-LAS/PHX turns on there, and then route them through to some other places. Otherwise...Jump to post
EK77WNH wrote:This all sounds like PeopleExpress, 2019 style.
Thinking about a JetBlue UK branding. It does make me realize that no U.S. carrier is operating or leasing its namng rights to another country. I'm thinking of what Norwegian does, specifically
Thai Viet Jet
Thai Air Asia
Indonesia Air Asia
The list can go on and on
*AA BOS-JFK JUL 4>1.0 AUG 5>1.0 SEP 5>1.0 OCT 5>1.0 NOV 5>2 enrilria - thank you for all your efforts. Looks like you waking up and compiling the info sooner is getting better responses from everyone :) Prime O&D taken over by B6 and DL IMO. This makes the story even more clearer...Jump to post
In this article about the possible chance of a Wow 2.0 they mention that they could get started soon, and possibly wet lease their A/C to Norwegian to help them cover their 737MAX routes. They are proposing 4 A321neos and 1 A320neo "The investor presentation states that the airline would initia...Jump to post
They certainly wouldn't be the first airline to go bankrupt and revive the name. Its not like they had a fatal crash, such as Valujet. Braniff and Pan Am have been around 3 times now. Norwegian would love to wet lease those A321's right now, and if Wow also can provide the crewing for it. They can g...Jump to post
SWF-DUB isn't removed. It's actually sold out. The planned April traffic from SWF to Ireland a total of 16 flights per week. 11x weekly to DUB and 5X weekly to SNN. That's a total of 3,024 seats a week. The A330 they have wetleased offers only 2716 weekly seats. In fact, there are seats available f...Jump to post
They need them fast. That's why they took these, quite possibly as wet leases, so they can get them into service ASAP.
Norwegian is having to use an A330 on their SWF-DUB route from Evelop Airlines.
I would imagine there is quite the scramble to find available aircraft right now.
Israel doesn’t allow such flight, although both countries (Jordan & Egypt) considered allies to Israel, they have a very tough airspace restrictions. Their airspace entirely controlled by the army. allies to Israel? Not so much. They recognize Israel's right to exist and have relations with the...Jump to post
Airline Routes is reporting the following changes for Newburgh and Hamilton for Norwegian. An A330 a SWF Daily for a while will make for great spotting! Norwegian Air International in last week’s schedule update adjusted operational aircraft for Dublin – Newburgh/Stewart route, from 01APR19 to 30JUN...Jump to post
DEN is a great spot for Marijuana Tourism. Grab a cheap flight, stay a day or two, head home with your purchases. I'm sure people in Tyler, TX will appreciate the chance. Except for the fact that it's still a federal crime to transport marijuana on an airplane... True, but I haven't seen any mass a...Jump to post
Who will pick up the slack besides Icelandair? They are light on aircraft, so it won't be easy for them. WOW showed that a few markets can support more capacity. I think certain U.S. cities could support service to KEF like 3x weekly with that as the destination. Some places have the O & D to ma...Jump to post
A330 wrote:Just for info,
WOW is not that large in terms of revenue.
Revenue wise, Air Atlanta Icelandic (AAI) is BY FAR the biggest earner and the airline making the most profit in Iceland, followed at a large distance by Icelandair.