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by 815253
Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

The comfort cannot be judged from seeing the pictures. As the seats are made for the XLR, we gonna see how comfy they are.

Wizz won't add more seat rows. The XLR will have the same amount of seats as the A321neo.

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by 815253
Wed Nov 17, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

The new UK and Italian bases are still there :P – 9W expects now to start flights to Indian subcontinent in 2022: "We have all the approvals from the UAE side, and now we're in the middle of the process of getting regulatory approvals from the subcontinent countries. It's up to the destination ...

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by 815253
Wed Nov 17, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

9W expects now to start flights to Indian subcontinent in 2022: "We have all the approvals from the UAE side, and now we're in the middle of the process of getting regulatory approvals from the subcontinent countries. It's up to the destination markets to approve that. All the bilateral service...

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by 815253
Wed Nov 17, 2021 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Ryanair is now more premium than Condor. At Condor only this small hand luggage is included: 10cm( ! )x30cmx40cm While Ryanair includes 40x25x20cm. The Ryanair sizer actually is 42x30x20. https://www.linkpicture.com/q/Screen-Shot-2018-08-23-at-14.04.56-750x233.jpg https://aviation.direct/en/handgepa...

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by 815253
Tue Nov 16, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 211
Views: 33684

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

Is there unused hotel capacity during peak time in the Canaries to accommodate significantly more people flying in on lots of new air routes, compared to 2019 ? The Canaries are an all-year destination. In red are the number of overnight stays in 2019: https://www.linkpicture.com/q/Screenshot_20211...

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by 815253
Tue Nov 16, 2021 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo Partners orders 255 A321neo family aircraft
Replies: 52
Views: 9596

Re: Indigo Partners orders 255 A321neo family aircraft

JetSmart has now a fleet of 19 and orders for 96.

Sky Airline has 25 aircraft and just 17 on order.

I wonder if Sky counters that and buys new planes near term. As yet they are Chile's number two.

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by 815253
Tue Nov 16, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 211
Views: 33684

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

In summer I find the air and sea temperatures on the Canaries more pleasant. In winter on Hawaii.

Wizz said they want to connect the edges of their network with the XLR. The Cannaries may be connected with Moscow, Kazan, Israel, Finland, Reykjavik, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia ^^

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by 815253
Tue Nov 16, 2021 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo Partners orders 255 A321neo family aircraft
Replies: 52
Views: 9596

Re: Indigo Partners orders 255 A321neo family aircraft

That said, the xLRs make sense (ULCCs will tremendously benefit over prior A321s by integrating the fuel tank). That opens new missions. I'm actually surprised Frontier and Volaris didn't order any and why only two at Jetsmart (I am not a fan of tiny subfleets). I think this order was needed, just ...

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by 815253
Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo Partners orders 255 A321neo family aircraft
Replies: 52
Views: 9596

Re: Indigo Partners orders 255 A321neo family aircraft

That said, the xLRs make sense (ULCCs will tremendously benefit over prior A321s by integrating the fuel tank). That opens new missions. I'm actually surprised Frontier and Volaris didn't order any and why only two at Jetsmart (I am not a fan of tiny subfleets). I think this order was needed, just ...

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by 815253
Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

"Stockholm Västerås West" :)

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by 815253
Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi now also flies to New Delhi. It really cannot be difficult to set up new routes from the UAE to India. Varadi says: "we are working hard on getting to the subcontinent. [...] it's just a matter of time and we will get there." He said also flying to the CIS. The only CI...

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by 815253
Sun Nov 14, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Wizz orders 102 aircraft plus options. Including 27 more XLR! Bringing the total order of XLR to 47!! Looks like they identified demand for long-haul flights. As far as I see it, most of the XLR flights gonna be from Abu Dhabi. From there to Western Europe, South Eastern Asia and China. Connecting I...

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by 815253
Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

It looks like Ryanair conquers the Swedish market. A new route from Stansted to Örebro. Which is just 100km away from the Stockholm Västerås airport. Ryanair serves now 9 Swedish airports. And there are 5 domestic routes from Arlanda. The country of Greta seems to like it .. https://www.aviation24.b...

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by 815253
Sat Nov 13, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is this punctuality ranking reliable? GoAir at 13%?
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Re: Is this punctuality ranking reliable? GoAir at 13%?

Yes. And the low rankings for Asian airlines?

It looks like cancelled flights are calculated as unpunctual.

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by 815253
Fri Nov 12, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is this punctuality ranking reliable? GoAir at 13%?
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Is this punctuality ranking reliable? GoAir at 13%?

https://www.id1.de/2021/06/17/225-airli ... ty-report/

Which punctuality ranking including (almost) all airlines do you use?
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I wonder Asian airlines like GoAir, Ural Airlines, Lion Air and Shenzhen Airlines have a low rating.

The airline Yakutia is at 0.5%?

https://www.id1.de/2021/06/17/225-airli ... ty-report/

Which punctuality ranking including (almost) all airlines do you use?

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by 815253
Fri Nov 12, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 7891

Re: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes

A388 wrote:
The major disadvantage of Medellin and Bogota is the airport altitude which gives airlines payload restrictions so this must also be taken into account and not just look at the distances between the airports.


So, how does that influence the range specifically in this case

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by 815253
Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 7891

Re: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes

https://www.businesstravelnews.com/Interviews/Viva-Air-Eyes-Longer-Range-Larger-Share-of-South-American-Market "If you look at JetSmart, based in Chile, or Sky, based in Chile and Peru, they fly the same planes we do but cannot reach into America, essentially." That's why both ordered the...

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by 815253
Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 7891

Re: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes

There is a new interview: Viva has now a 25% market share in Colombia, up from 15% pre-plague "If you fast forward a few years, a lot of the capacity in Colombia here will be dominated by ULCC or LCC configurations" "The domestic network in Colombia is fairly well built out. A lot of ...

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by 815253
Wed Nov 10, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Galwayman wrote:
You're doing the marketing for Ryanair for free by letting everyone know online . No need to spend any money


hm I don't know how many Ryanair passengers and especially Agadir or Tenerife citizens read this thread ;)

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by 815253
Tue Nov 09, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

It's possible to enter Dubai without PCR test for fully vaccinated citizens from France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland. The pilot project is valid for arrivals between 31 October 2021 and 21 November 2021. There are no direct Wizz flights between one of these countries and Dubai. So I think the effect...

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by 815253
Tue Nov 09, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

The route AGA<>TFS is for 5€ on every date between today and January 4. Looks like the demand is very low and the route might be cancelled soon. Or interrupted for some time. Actually it's mainly for Tenerife inhabitants who want to fly to Agadir and maybe travel further. Moroccans don't get a visa...

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by 815253
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

The route AGA<>TFS is for 5€ on every date between today and January 4. Looks like the demand is very low and the route might be cancelled soon. Or interrupted for some time. Actually it's mainly for Tenerife inhabitants who want to fly to Agadir and maybe travel further. Moroccans don't get a visa ...

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by 815253
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

If LCCs become huge at AUH, expect DXB to do something about it - eg have a LCC pier which is a pain for pax to use.. but still sends the pax through DXB's shopping mall I find that great. Like STN and BGY being shopping malls already every passenger has to pass. I never buy anything there, but it ...

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by 815253
Sun Nov 07, 2021 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Well, if Dubai performs well for them from Sofia then why risk losing all of their customers to FZ? If I am not wrong, they are using a SOF based plane for this flight so there aren't that many operational difficulties. Do you think that many customers will switch to FZ when W6 flies to AUH instead...

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by 815253
Sat Nov 06, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

All flights to Dubai are operated by W6 from their European bases: Katowice, Catania, Budapest, Bucharest, Sofia, Cluj. The W6 flight from Bari gonna commence in the end of March to Abu Dhabi. For the majority of passengers, flights to DXB instead of AUH are better. But I think Wizz gonna concentrat...

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by 815253
Sat Nov 06, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 7891

Re: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes

This would be amazing. Low-cost flying to Colombia would be great. What country are you interested to fly from to Colombia? These are the countries for under 100 USD one-way already: https://www.linkpicture.com/q/Polish_20211106_102506686.png pic:Skyscanner Flights to Colombia may have lower fares ...

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by 815253
Sat Nov 06, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 7891

Re: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes

https://www.google.com/amp/s/simpleflyi ... outes/amp/

btw try to avoid the seats 32B&C. The seat pitch is less. The seats 31D-F are only for dwarfs. Much worse than the older Wizz Air seats :O
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Viva got the authorization to operate 33 new international routes

https://www.google.com/amp/s/simpleflyi ... outes/amp/

btw try to avoid the seats 32B&C. The seat pitch is less. The seats 31D-F are only for dwarfs. Much worse than the older Wizz Air seats :O

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by 815253
Sat Nov 06, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/not ... ds-6162694
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Ryanair renewed its contract with the East Midlands airport.

Flights are bookable again for January 2022 onwards.

https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/not ... ds-6162694

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by 815253
Sat Nov 06, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

One article says that Wizz gonna have 170 planes in spring 2021 already. Currently they have 146. According to a former chart their A320ceo are going to be reduced from currently 61 to 52 in spring. So in the end there would be 24+9=33 deliveries needed until the end of spring in 7 months. Means 33/...

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by 815253
Sat Nov 06, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://www.forbes.com/female-friendly- ... 167fcf64ac



And Ryanair UK got its sixth aircraft

https://m.planespotters.net/airline/Ryanair-UK
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Ryanair is one of the women-friendliest companies.

Ranking better than Oracle, Siemens and Procter&Gamble

https://www.forbes.com/female-friendly- ... 167fcf64ac



And Ryanair UK got its sixth aircraft

https://m.planespotters.net/airline/Ryanair-UK

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by 815253
Thu Nov 04, 2021 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Talking of AUH-BEG, they just loaded 4th weekly flight from mid-January 2022. They launched this route in June as 2 weekly, increased it to 3 from the winter timetable and now it goes to 4. In the end of March it goes to 2-weekly. Seems to be somewhat seasonal. Or Wizz gonna increase the frequency ...

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by 815253
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://simpleflying.com/dubai-london-t ... mber-2021/
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Dubai <> London Heathrow is the top route in this November.

In 2019 it was in 6th place.

I see the Wizz XLR route LGW<>AUH as being served in any case.

https://simpleflying.com/dubai-london-t ... mber-2021/

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by 815253
Wed Nov 03, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Cologne - Aqaba seems to be available for 8 euros one way from mid Nov to mid Dec. Available on some dates in same period for Aqaba - Cologne as well It's 32 deg C and sunny in Aqaba next week, and visas are free if you enter and leave Jordan at Aqaba airport. What's not to like ? i agree! not to f...

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by 815253
Wed Nov 03, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Regarding the schedules, 5W gonna need 4 aircraft from Dec 17 onwards.

The flights from Alexandria, Tirana, Moscow and Belgrade arrive in AUH after midnight.

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by 815253
Wed Nov 03, 2021 1:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many airports did you fly from around your place of residence?
Replies: 46
Views: 2383

Re: How many airports did you fly from around your place of residence?

AirKevin wrote:
I count three. JFK, EWR, and MCO.


hm with ground transportation from New York to Orlando, Florida?

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by 815253
Wed Nov 03, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Ryanairs longest route to Aqaba is now for 7,99€.

On every day in a 4 week timeframe

Intercontinental 5 hour flights for that final price...

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by 815253
Tue Nov 02, 2021 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 211
Views: 33684

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2021

marcogr12 wrote:
Lattitudehub is how they named the airline!!!??? It's..so silly(like Ross would say)..I thought they were going with canarian airways or sth like that


I am in favor of renaming the airline into flycana. It's such a great airline name and sounds wonderful. It should not be allowed to disappear.

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by 815253
Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why was Breeze founded instead of ordering more A220 for JetBlue?
Replies: 6
Views: 895

Re: Why was Breeze founded instead of ordering more A220 for JetBlue?

thx!

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by 815253
Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Regarding the liveries, the first six Malta Air 737-8200’s were delivered in Malta Air colors, probably just for fun and to keep everybody happy. All other deliveries will be in Ryanair livery. The same applies to the Buzz 737-8200’s. Do you have a source for that? According to a livery list 6 upco...

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by 815253
Sun Oct 31, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 72433

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/uae/uae-in ... t-at-dh499
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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi gonna fly to Kochi, Kozhikode, and Thiruvananthapuram. So it seems to be possible for a new UAE carrier to set up flights to India. Maybe Wizz Air gets it also done.

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/uae/uae-in ... t-at-dh499

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by 815253
Sun Oct 31, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 348
Views: 31518

Re: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021

I wonder aviation24.be copies a Ryanair press release and lets it look like it would be the words of the Aviation24.be author. including: "Ryanair regrets the unnecessary cancellation of the following flights due to the unlawful actions of the Ministry of Infrastructure:" "Ryanair rep...

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by 815253
Fri Oct 29, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why was Breeze founded instead of ordering more A220 for JetBlue?
Replies: 6
Views: 895

Re: Why was Breeze founded instead of ordering more A220 for JetBlue?

ChrisKen wrote:
Because Neeleman isn't part of JetBlue anymore.


ah I see.

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by 815253
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why was Breeze founded instead of ordering more A220 for JetBlue?
Replies: 6
Views: 895

Re: Why was Breeze founded instead of ordering more A220 for JetBlue?

debonair wrote:
To serve secondary markets with even lower costs...


To have an airline with even lower costs or to fly to secondary airports that cost less?

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by 815253
Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why was Breeze founded instead of ordering more A220 for JetBlue?
Replies: 6
Views: 895

Why was Breeze founded instead of ordering more A220 for JetBlue?

Couldn't quite find an answer yet.

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by 815253
Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris to fly out of new Santa Lucia Mexico airport
Replies: 27
Views: 3612

Re: Volaris to fly out of new Santa Lucia Mexico airport

I am not saying there wouldn't be any bus routes in the future, but I say it again, there cannot be any bus at the moment, as there is not an access road to the airport yet, so either rome2rio.com has wrong data or they're selling a scam. An access road leads to an airport. It does not mean, that t...

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by 815253
Fri Oct 29, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris to fly out of new Santa Lucia Mexico airport
Replies: 27
Views: 3612

Re: Volaris to fly out of new Santa Lucia Mexico airport

Budget travellers care less about the travel time to the airport.

'Depressing' is an individual opinion and not a fact.

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by 815253
Fri Oct 29, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many airports did you fly from around your place of residence?
Replies: 46
Views: 2383

Re: How many airports did you fly from around your place of residence?

If you want to count any airport which I flew out of after taking solely ground transportation from my current home in London - then 34 different airports. how come they are so much? because of available non-stop connection, better flying times, better fare? how do you do your flight search? You pu...

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by 815253
Fri Oct 29, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many airports did you fly from around your place of residence?
Replies: 46
Views: 2383

Re: How many airports did you fly from around your place of residence?

If you want to count any airport which I flew out of after taking solely ground transportation from my current home in London - then 34 different airports. how come they are so much? because of available non-stop connection, better flying times, better fare? how do you do your flight search? You pu...

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by 815253
Fri Oct 29, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris to fly out of new Santa Lucia Mexico airport
Replies: 27
Views: 3612

Re: Volaris to fly out of new Santa Lucia Mexico airport

That must be totally wrong, as the new roadway to the airport isn't even finished yet, so there are no bus or car service that can reach this "airport" yet. According to rome2rio.com it's a regional bus that stops at the access road of the airport. When the airport is finished, why should...

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