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by TYCOON
Fri Apr 08, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Big French Airlines Other Than AF?
Replies: 65
Views: 16216

RE: Why No Big French Airlines Other Than AF?

This thread is interesting and amusing... reading the responses of alot of the contributors with the usual French bashing and little in the way of intelligent analysis. I actually wrote my Masters thesis at MIT on this subject - basically comparing the development of the air transport industry in th...

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by TYCOON
Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Top 25 Airports By Flights In/out
Replies: 38
Views: 4376

RE: Your Top 25 Airports By Flights In/out

1. <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>: 998 2. <acronym title="Paris - Orly (ORY / LFPO), France">ORY</acronym>: 392 3. <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>: 275 4. <acronym title="London - Heathr...

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by TYCOON
Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European Widebody Flights 2016
Replies: 33
Views: 8256

RE: European Widebody Flights 2016

IB is flying the A330 from <acronym title="Paris - Orly (ORY / LFPO), France">ORY</acronym> to <acronym title="Madrid - Adolfo Suarez / Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> at least once a week, on Monday evenings... flight leaving <acronym title="Paris - Orly (ORY / LFPO), France">ORY</acrony...

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by TYCOON
Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX
Replies: 93
Views: 14367

RE: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX

Re <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>, don't forget <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> is sending the A380 daily, and XL Airways has 2-3 flights a week from <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle...

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by TYCOON
Thu Feb 18, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pope's Flight To Rome
Replies: 12
Views: 2704

RE: Pope's Flight To Rome

One of the main reasons for registering aircraft in Ireland (EI-) or in the U.S. (N) even though the aircraft is flying for and may even have been ordered/purchased by the airline is that financiers (whether lessors or banks) are more comfortable with the legal enforceability in Irish and U.S. juris...

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by TYCOON
Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX
Replies: 93
Views: 14367

RE: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX

I have never denied that there is a rise of anti-semitic incidents in France, but it is one that is discussed openly in France and the government has taken strict measures to counter such incidents (trials, fines, etc...). However, this rise of anti-semitism has alot to do with an equally large Arab...

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by TYCOON
Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX
Replies: 93
Views: 14367

RE: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MAH4546" class="quote" target="_blank">MAH4546</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>Antisemitism is en-grained in modern Frenc...

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by TYCOON
Wed Feb 17, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX
Replies: 93
Views: 14367

RE: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MAH4546" class="quote" target="_blank">MAH4546</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>I know what I'm referring to. Jews are not...

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by TYCOON
Wed Feb 17, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX
Replies: 93
Views: 14367

RE: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Navigator" class="quote" target="_blank">Navigator</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>Not only is South Florida popular with...

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by TYCOON
Mon Jan 04, 2016 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Unions Announce Two January Strikes
Replies: 100
Views: 14264

RE: Air France Unions Announce Two January Strikes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IPFreely" class="quote" target="_blank">IPFreely</a> (<a href="#66" class="quote">Reply 66</a>):<br/><i>Be careful. The French will be all over ...

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by TYCOON
Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Unions Announce Two January Strikes
Replies: 100
Views: 14264

RE: Air France Unions Announce Two January Strikes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Planeflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Planeflyer</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i>France ranks very low for economic f...

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by TYCOON
Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Virgin Atlantic Join Skyteam?
Replies: 25
Views: 11545

RE: Will Virgin Atlantic Join Skyteam?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/andy33" class="quote" target="_blank">andy33</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>In addition, <acronym title="Amsterdam - Sch...

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by TYCOON
Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Returning To Johannesburg
Replies: 54
Views: 12766

RE: IB Returning To Johannesburg

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BlueShamu330s" class="quote" target="_blank">BlueShamu330s</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> A f...

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by TYCOON
Sat Dec 12, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Returning To Johannesburg
Replies: 54
Views: 12766

IB Returning To Johannesburg

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thekorean" class="quote" target="_blank">thekorean</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Couple years ago yes. <acronym title="...

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by TYCOON
Fri Dec 11, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Returning To Johannesburg
Replies: 54
Views: 12766

IB Returning To Johannesburg

It's one thing to open a route and quite another to attract passengers, especially high yielding ones. With <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>'s horrendous customer service and terrible soft product, I don't see them being too successful here on the yield side compared to the heavyweights ...

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by TYCOON
Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Is Awarded Slots At CDG
Replies: 34
Views: 9130

RE: Ryanair Is Awarded Slots At CDG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/alm1" class="quote" target="_blank">alm1</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> When was the last time ...

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by TYCOON
Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Does It Again!
Replies: 25
Views: 19084

RE: Ryanair Does It Again!

The cancellation was voluntary, not sure why they should expect a refund. Ryanair didn't cancel the flights. On the luggage point, not sure how I feel. However, on a flight in August, Vueling (that dreadful airline) lost my luggage on the outbound flight... and still has never found it. Not only did...

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by TYCOON
Thu Dec 03, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: W15/16 European Wide Body Flights
Replies: 58
Views: 9484

RE: W15/16 European Wide Body Flights

TK <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> at least one flight a day is either an A330 or a B773 <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> flies alot of widebodies fr...

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by TYCOON
Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.
Replies: 250
Views: 25025

RE: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.

I'll spare the list of flights taken in 2015... over 100 and those remaining this year (16 booked flights remaining until year end). Here is my list of booked flights for 2016: January CTG-<acronym title="Bogota (Santa Fe de Bogota) - El Dorado (BOG / SKBO), Colombia">BOG</acronym> <acronym title="A...

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by TYCOON
Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transavia To Open Base At MUC From March 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 5462

RE: Transavia To Open Base At MUC From March 2016

Venice, Brussels, Bologna, Pisa and Porto can be considered "business" destinations as well as leisure.

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by TYCOON
Sat Nov 21, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dirty Planes - 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 5833

RE: Dirty Planes - 2015

Dirtiest planes are Iberia old livery. And dirtiest single plane I have ever seen was a Lufthansa A340-600 at <acronym title="Osaka - Kansai International (KIX / RJBB), Japan">KIX</acronym>, and my home airport is <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>'s hub!! I tend to think that for some reason ...

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by TYCOON
Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With Longest Waiting Times At Immigration
Replies: 59
Views: 7633

RE: Airports With Longest Waiting Times At Immigra

Add <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> to the list of horrendous passport control lines... I refer to the passport control going from Schengen B&C gates to non-Schengen D, E, F gates. Always long lines of connecting passengers... Also very disorganized....

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by TYCOON
Fri Oct 30, 2015 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 phase out discussion thread
Replies: 604
Views: 206543

RE: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

I arranged the financing for both <acronym title="Polynesian Airlines (Samoa)">PH</acronym>-<acronym title="Bloemfontein (- Bloemspruit / JBM Hertzog) (BFN / FABL), South Africa">BFN</acronym> and <acronym title="Polynesian Airlines (Samoa)">PH</acronym>-<acronym title="Beaver Falls - Beaver County ...

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by TYCOON
Tue Oct 27, 2015 10:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With Longest Waiting Times At Immigration
Replies: 59
Views: 7633

RE: Airports With Longest Waiting Times At Immigra

For me, hands down the worse is <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, whether <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym> or <acronym title="Turkmenistan Airlines">T5</acronym>... regardless of the time of day. On average, 45mins to an hour. I r...

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by TYCOON
Wed Oct 21, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa (UX) New Livery
Replies: 48
Views: 13819

RE: Air Europa (UX) New Livery

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i>We all know you don't like Vueling </i></font>...

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by TYCOON
Wed Oct 21, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EU Requirements For Delay Compensation?
Replies: 15
Views: 2962

RE: EU Requirements For Delay Compensation?

I just received a letter from the Spanish civil aviation authorities following a complaint to Iberia for compensation for two cancelled flights due to "technical problems" with the aircraft. The Spanish authorities, after having reviewed my case following information provided by <acronym title="Iber...

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by TYCOON
Wed Oct 21, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa (UX) New Livery
Replies: 48
Views: 13819

RE: Air Europa (UX) New Livery

What is it with Spanish airlines? <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>, VY, <acronym title="Air Europa (Spain)">UX</acronym>, Pullman, Wamos... they all have horrible liveries!!! But liveries aside, I prefer to fly <acronym title="Air Europa (Spain)">UX</acronym> than either <acronym title="...

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by TYCOON
Wed Oct 07, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Violence At Air France Headquarters
Replies: 95
Views: 24195

RE: Violence At Air France Headquarters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SelseyBill" class="quote" target="_blank">SelseyBill</a> (<a href="#84" class="quote">Reply 84</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> <acronym ...

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by TYCOON
Tue Oct 06, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF To Cut Jobs, Long-haul Fleet And Orders
Replies: 165
Views: 37034

RE: AF To Cut Jobs, Long-haul Fleet And Orders

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EC99" class="quote" target="_blank">EC99</a> (<a href="#99" class="quote">Reply 99</a>):<br/><i>Does any Frenchman know what happens to pension ...

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by TYCOON
Tue Oct 06, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF To Cut Jobs, Long-haul Fleet And Orders
Replies: 165
Views: 37034

RE: AF To Cut Jobs, Long-haul Fleet And Orders

Give it a rest guys, <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> is not going anywhere... It is not a "partnership", it is one company AF<acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym>... People have said this time and again, in very clear English, and yet it always seems like the ...

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by TYCOON
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF To Cut Jobs, Long-haul Fleet And Orders
Replies: 165
Views: 37034

RE: AF To Cut Jobs, Long-haul Fleet And Orders

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Planeflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Planeflyer</a> (<a href="#56" class="quote">Reply 56</a>):<br/><i>Tycoon, GDP growth in Europe has bee...

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by TYCOON
Mon Oct 05, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Violence At Air France Headquarters
Replies: 95
Views: 24195

RE: Violence At Air France Headquarters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rta" class="quote" target="_blank">rta</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>Quoting Birdwatching (Reply 52):There's a pretty s...

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by TYCOON
Mon Oct 05, 2015 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Violence At Air France Headquarters
Replies: 95
Views: 24195

RE: Violence At Air France Headquarters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SelseyBill" class="quote" target="_blank">SelseyBill</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>I suspect some of the board @ KLM wi...

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by TYCOON
Mon Oct 05, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Violence At Air France Headquarters
Replies: 95
Views: 24195

RE: Violence At Air France Headquarters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/irelayer" class="quote" target="_blank">irelayer</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>FYI, For anyone interested in the histor...

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by TYCOON
Mon Oct 05, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF To Cut Jobs, Long-haul Fleet And Orders
Replies: 165
Views: 37034

RE: AF To Cut Jobs, Long-haul Fleet And Orders

Actually, this may develop more in <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym>'s favour... if management at <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> are not able to come to a positive agreement with the unions, notably that of the pilots, management have already hinted that it would incre...

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by TYCOON
Mon Oct 05, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Violence At Air France Headquarters
Replies: 95
Views: 24195

RE: Violence At Air France Headquarters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bongodog1964" class="quote" target="_blank">Bongodog1964</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> Just remember, these people could...

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by TYCOON
Mon Oct 05, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Violence At Air France Headquarters
Replies: 95
Views: 24195

RE: Violence At Air France Headquarters

Footage of the incidents... shocking!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Py9sFED91js

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by TYCOON
Mon Oct 05, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Violence At Air France Headquarters
Replies: 95
Views: 24195

Violence At Air France Headquarters

AF's headquarters were stormed by union members today as the Board took the decision to lay off 2,900 employees. Shocking photo of the Head of <acronym title="Hahn Air Lines (Germany)">HR</acronym> at <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> climbing over the fence having literally lost his shirt in...

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by TYCOON
Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Fails To Reach Savings Accord With Crew
Replies: 84
Views: 18622

RE: Air France Fails To Reach Savings Accord With Crew

mozart
A very good, straightforward summarized assessment of the situation. Thank you.

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by TYCOON
Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of VY In An Independent Catalonia?
Replies: 14
Views: 3272

RE: Future Of VY In An Independent Catalonia?

Just to be clear, I do believe that Catalonian independence is a long-shot, and certainly won't be decided in today's election. However having spent the past few days in Spain (where I currently am) meeting with business leaders in Madrid, they seemed preoccupied by the situation; and when you read ...

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by TYCOON
Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Air Europa Go Bankrupt Soon?
Replies: 29
Views: 14086

RE: Could Air Europa Go Bankrupt Soon?

Andy33, agree with you, but that would result in a significant downsizing of VY as we know it.... Not sure that BA or Iberia could operated at similar costs as VY.

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by TYCOON
Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of VY In An Independent Catalonia?
Replies: 14
Views: 3272

RE: Future Of VY In An Independent Catalonia?

Lofty, you bring up an interesting point... should Catalonia become independent, could <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> continue to hold a majority stake? I assume it would all depend on a new hypothetical Catalonian government. But in all EU ...

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by TYCOON
Sat Sep 26, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of VY In An Independent Catalonia?
Replies: 14
Views: 3272

Future Of VY In An Independent Catalonia?

What is the future of VUELING should Catalonia move towards independence. The region is voting tomorrow... The vote will not result in independence yet, but if the nationalist party gains the necessary seats, they may move to secede from Spain and declare independence. Should that occur, VY would no...

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by TYCOON
Sat Sep 26, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Air Europa Go Bankrupt Soon?
Replies: 29
Views: 14086

RE: Could Air Europa Go Bankrupt Soon?

With all that is going on this weekend, I find this post very biased and risible. If there is any threat in the near term to a Spanish-based airline, that threat is to the long-term viability of Vueling, that dreadful airline (my moment of bias once again). Imagine Catalonia becoming independent. VY...

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by TYCOON
Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Air Europa Go Bankrupt Soon?
Replies: 29
Views: 14086

RE: Could Air Europa Go Bankrupt Soon?

https://www.change.org/p/vueling-airlines-s-a-bring-back-our-luggage

https://www.facebook.com/groups/424162557661612/?fref=ts

Just a few of the anti-Vueling websites that are popping up on the net

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by TYCOON
Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Air Europa Go Bankrupt Soon?
Replies: 29
Views: 14086

RE: Could Air Europa Go Bankrupt Soon?

Please give me Air Europa any day over <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> or VY... VY is a very poorly run airline with little disregard for the passenger. Look at the catastrophic summer they had from a customer service point of view: horribly delayed flights, lost luggage at unprecedente...

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by TYCOON
Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today
Replies: 24
Views: 6702

RE: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today

I for one will not fly Vueling ever again. In my view, the worst of the low-cost carriers. The worst customer service out there...you just need to go on any airline rating website or VY's Facebook page to read the litany of complaints. They lost my suitcase on a <acronym title="Paris - Orly (ORY / L...

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by TYCOON
Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB: Additional Planes, New Routes, Growth
Replies: 68
Views: 20103

RE: IB: Additional Planes, New Routes, Growth

I believe the <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>/AV code share agreements will expire before the end of the year. I booked a return <acronym title="Panama City - Tocumen (General Omar Torrijos Herrera) (PTY / MPTO), Panama">PTY</acronym>-<acronym title="Bogota (Santa Fe de Bogota) - El Dor...

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by TYCOON
Thu Jul 23, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France B772 Cabin
Replies: 10
Views: 8364

RE: Air France B772 Cabin

Flew a few weeks ago on an <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> B777-200 (F-GSPC) that has been reconfigured with the new business class. It was great... a big improvement over the old seats. I actually think it is now the best business class seat I have tested of any airline across the Atlantic...

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by TYCOON
Fri Jul 17, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF: Only 50% Of Long-haul Routes Are Profitable
Replies: 60
Views: 21638

RE: AF: Only 50% Of Long-haul Routes Are Profitable

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Egerton" class="quote" target="_blank">Egerton</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> As a very frequ...

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