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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Nov 27, 2022 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

The paint-scheme of the tail looks identically as compared to the livery of the early 90s:



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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Nov 26, 2022 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

United Airlines will resume the Houston - Managua service as shown:

UA 1432......IAH 09:27........MGA 13:08......Daily......738
UA 1433......MGA 14:15......IAH 17:41........Daily......738
Effective: January 04th.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Nov 17, 2022 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

avi8 wrote:
the flight departs so early. Not many connecting opportunities to make the flight work if you ask me.

F9 ATL-SJO doesn't care about connections.
They want to serve the ATL-SJO route.
Frontier Airlines is following the low-cost model, where only the point to point market matters.

Reagrds.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Nov 15, 2022 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Frontier F9 SJO-ATL starts today.

F9 215....ATL 07.00......10.06......32N.....Tu, Sa
F9 214....SJO 11.11......16.16......32N.....Tu, Sa
Effective: November 17th

F9 ATL-LIR 1x weekly is due to begin on December 17th

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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Nov 12, 2022 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

many0311 wrote:
I think you meant SAL-ONT route lol. Just flew back on it last week. Far better experience than crazy house at LAX.

I'm sorry, you're right !
AV SAL-ONT is actually in service, since July 2021. I've never seen more frequencies than thrice a week.
TACA briefly flew SAL-OAK, many year ago.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Nov 08, 2022 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Does anyone think Copa or Avianca could fly from TIJ with the new international building opening? I wouldn't believe so. Volaris did briefly operate GUA-TIJ and SAL-TIJ in 2018, given the massive O&D traffic heading for Los Angeles metropolitan area. These segments were in service less than one...

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Nov 08, 2022 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

News from Costa Rica:

Air Europa studies the chance of MAD-SJO services soon.

AF CDG-SJO 4x weekly is going seasonally to 5x weekly.
Effective: December 10th till May 2023.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Nov 08, 2022 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

So Air Canada is robusting the participation in Central America, given their services in Belize, Panama and Costa Rica.
Some of them from Toronto and Montreal.

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Nov 06, 2022 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Air Canada returns to Panama City after the Covid-19 crisis.

AC 1874.......YYZ 08:30.......PTY 14:05.......Fr, Su.....319
AC 1875.......PTY 15:05.......YYZ 20:35.......Fr, Su.....319
Effective: November 04th 2022

They will face CM PTY-YYZ 4x weekly.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Nov 01, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

This morning a photo (see aviationcr.net FB page link) began to circulate on social networks, An Avianca Airbus A320 tail number N567AV that has been in Guatemala (GUA) for maintenance since October 16, now wearing the new Avianca image with the particularity of the TACA tail livery. It seems like ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Oct 31, 2022 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

AV SJO-UIO and back started on March 28th as 3x weekly. The airline has modified its former schedule and has also added the Buenos Aires extension as shown: AV 647 SJO 16:55.......20:00.....UIO.....21:10........05:00+1 EZE......Mo, We, Th, Sa....319 AV 646 EZE 06:05.......10:00.....UIO.....11:10.......

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Oct 27, 2022 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Did not saw that coming, will that flight be restricted, Palmerola runway is 2.4 km at 2,060 feet above sea level? I don't get this information, but that makes sense of logic. Keep in mind, E9 long-haul planes are only configured in economy class, meaning more than 400 passengers. :crowded: San Ped...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Oct 23, 2022 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

IberoJet from Spain will begin the Madrid - Tegucigalpa service as shown: E9 MAD......13:00.......18:00 XPL ...........We, Sa.....359 E9 TGU.......20:00........12:00+1 MAD.....We, Sa.....359 Effective: December 13th This would be the first time linking these stations as non-stop flights as well as t...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Oct 14, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

CM PTY-CTG goes slowly from 18x weekly to 21x weekly for the Christmas season.
These extra frequencies will be available till late February.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Oct 13, 2022 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

CM PTY-EZE is operating as 24x weekly.
That route goes to 28x weekly in November.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Sep 27, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa 737-800 overruns runway at PTY
Replies: 24
Views: 5869

Re: Copa 737-800 overruns runway at PTY

we are going into northern hemisphere autumn. Its getting darker earlier, the winds are picking up and rain is picking up in many locations. Panama is located within the tropical zone, between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. We cannot speak about the autumn season, in this country. Du...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Sep 23, 2022 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

avi8 wrote:
Seems like no connections are being offered yet.

DM Arajet is being promoted as an ultra-low cost airline.
So, they're only focused in the point to point services.
It's a good picture the early increase in their services, taking into account that DM just started their scheduled flights.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Sep 14, 2022 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

TK has succeeded in PTY where EK failed. It's a good point. EK DXB-PTY never started in 2016 and TK has demonstrated how an airline can work successfully, in such geographical area. I'm not sure where the demand of passengers on IST-PTY is heading as their final destinations. My point is that TK wo...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Sep 14, 2022 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

As a result, Panama City will experience the following schedule: TK IST-BOG-PTY-IST, 7x weekly, 777 TK IST-PTY-IST, 3x weekly, 789 from October 30 IST-PTY is the third busiest European route for Panama, only behind AMS-PTY and MAD-PTY. CDG-PTY and FRA-PTY are placed behind IST-PTY. This new level of...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Sep 12, 2022 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Southwest will start Denver - San Jose service.

WN 710......DEN 07:00 - SJO 13:10....Sa
WN 707......SJO 12:30 – DEN 18:10...Sa
Effective: March 11, 2023.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Sep 06, 2022 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

LightChop2Chop wrote:
9N adding BZE SAP starting November. I think they used to fly it before.

It might be Roatan instead ?
Since the demise of AV SAL-BZE, other regional carriers have started services from Belize to either Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.

Regards,

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Sep 04, 2022 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

I'm looking forward to seeing this very nice Copa retro jet in Curacao. Does anyone have the registration of that 737-800 wearing the retro livery and when it will enter commercial operations? Update. Copa Airlines Retro-jet. Type: Boeing 737-8V3. Registration: HP-1841CMP. Delivery date: September ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Aug 29, 2022 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Chele737 wrote:
DL already cancel MCOPTY as well, right?

DL MCO-PTY is not available anymore.
Speaking about the [Los Angeles - Central America] segment on Delta Air Lines, LAX-GUA, LAX-SAL and LAX-SJO are still in service.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Aug 29, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

asuflyer wrote:
DL is cancelling LAX-PTY and reducing JFK-PTY to 1w.

CM PTY-ATL was the response for the launch of both DL LAX-PTY and DL JFK-PTY or vice versa.
All began in 2021, but I couldn't remember who started the fire...

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Aug 29, 2022 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

A388 wrote:
Any news on when the Copa retrojet 737-800 will start flying?

I've been searching lately more information about it.
No photos and detailed info have been released yet.
Back in the 90s, when that retro livery was active, the airline was named Copa Panama.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Aug 25, 2022 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Kilgen wrote:
Wingo is planning to fly to DAV in 2023, 7fx per week. It is opening HAV and SDQ in Sept and Oct of this year from BLB, 2fx weekly each.

Both P5 BLB-SDQ 2x weekly and P5 BLB-BAQ 2x weekly will start the same date: October 06.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Aug 24, 2022 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

I'm from Dominican Republic and yesterday I received a lot offers from Copa to fly SDQ-CLO for 305.00 rt, SDQ-SJO for 301.00 rt, SDQ-SAL for 315.00 rt, and SDQ-GUA for 312.00, also they has been sending me offers to fly to Quito and Guayaquil, all part of the Arajet's new destinations to launch. Ae...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Aug 22, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Servivensa - why?
Replies: 26
Views: 6206

Re: Servivensa - why?

flyaa757 wrote:
CCS-MBO-AUA on 820C in VC colors.

Did you mean Maracaibo ?
MAR / SVMC

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Aug 22, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Nice to see again this retro livery on this isolated Copa Airlines plane ! :smile:
The orange-scheme disappeared once the Continental - Copa agreement came into fruition by the late 90s.
I attached some 737-200s from the database wearing these colors.



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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Aug 20, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Finally, AA would dare to start again their MIA-MGA services and facing AV SAL-MGA-MIA 14x weekly. The airline has not even released the official date of that resumption. With that being said, AA would serve to all the Central American countries out of Miami. AA 2243...MIA 10:25.....MGA 12:18...738 ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Aug 12, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

It might be a combination of macro-economic factors in Latin America: the increase in oil prices, the reduction of future reserves, the regional inflation, the devaluation of currencies, the Covid-19 crisis and so forth.

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Aug 12, 2022 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

More announcements: August 11 - November 01: AV GUA-JFK. Temporarily suspended. August 11 - November 01: AV GUA-IAD. Temporarily suspended. August 11 - November 01: AV SAL-LIM. Temporarily suspended. August onward: AV GUA-MIA. Suspended. August onward: AV SAP-MIA. Suspended. August onward: AV SJO-LA...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Aug 10, 2022 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

AraJet has released their starting dates for the Central American services, among other routes:

September 17: DM SDQ-SAL, 2x weekly.
September 28: DM SDQ-GUA, 2x weekly.
October 08: DM SDQ-SJO, 4x weekly.

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Aug 08, 2022 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

From the last press release: Copa has carried 7.72 million passengers in 2022, still 4.8% below pre-pandemic traffic levels. Similarly, total operating revenue, coming from passenger, cargo, and mail, is still 4.0% below 2019 levels; total operating expenses are 5.0% above pre-pandemic levels. With ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jul 29, 2022 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

LightChop2Chop wrote:
looks like AC is finally resuming BZE. moving to Mainline A220 from Rouge 319

AC YYZ-BZE should be the first scheduled operation in Central America with the A220.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Jul 27, 2022 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

New York City JFK CM PTY-JFK 24x weekly DL JFK-PTY 4x weekly Atlanta CM PTY-ATL 4x weekly DL ATL-PTY 8x weekly The opening of CM ATL-PTY 4x weekly was a response for DL JFK-PTY 4x weekly. CM ATL-PTY, DL JFK-PTY and DL LAX-PTY started at the same time: December 2021. DL LAX-PTY 1x weekly is still act...

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jul 26, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Frontier Airlines is focusing their Central American flights especially from Orlando, given the current services of F9 MCO-SAL, F9 MCO-BZE, F9 MCO-LIR and F9 MCO-SJO. All are served with some weekly services. NK also flies some MCO-Central American routes. However, nobody else is facing to Panama Ci...

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jul 26, 2022 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do flights to LIM arrive in the evening?
Replies: 33
Views: 9219

Re: Why do flights to LIM arrive in the evening?

So the planes can fly back to their hubs overnight and arrive in the morning for maximum connectivity. Agreed. I would add one more point. For the case of routes like LIM-MIA, South Florida is one hour forward compared to Peru, in the US summer time. Having said that, the northbound flight left Per...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jul 18, 2022 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Can someone take now the metro from Panama City downtown to get at Tocumen international airport ? The Ministerio de Seguridad Pública de Costa Rica has sent at least three flights linking David and San Jose to rescue some stranded Costa Rican travelers. These flights were operated on the DH6 - Twin...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jul 18, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

I suspect CM could even have day-time rotations to ASU, VVI and BSB. Speaking about the South American destinations on Copa Airlines, they're currently managing a vast list of stations, where their services are more than a daily flight by now: CTG, BAQ, MDE, BOG, CLO, CCS, UIO, GYE, LIM, VVI, SCL, ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Jul 16, 2022 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

CM PTY-ASU goes temporarily to 17x weekly from July till August 2022.
They had never operated this route such a large amount of weekly frequencies, as far I know.

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jul 11, 2022 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arajet News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 172
Views: 32097

Re: Arajet launching 23 initial destinations

Arajet will launch 23 destinations between July of this year and January 2023. The dates of launch were not yet listed and flights are not yet in the GDS. The airline already has 3 737MAX8's on property From Santo Domingo (SDQ) Daily services to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) New York (JFK) Orlando/Sanford ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jul 05, 2022 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

The Dominican low-cost airline called Arajet is also adding DM SDQ-PTY 5x weekly to its network.
This route is widely dominated by CM PTY-SDQ 21x weekly.
The launch of DM SDQ-SAL 2x weekly had been announced before.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jul 05, 2022 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines Not Ready To Return To Nicaragua
Replies: 34
Views: 6912

Re: US Airlines Not Ready To Return To Nicaragua

MGA is pretty well just South Florida. South Florida - Managua is certainly the main market linking the United States and Nicaragua. However, NK FLL-MGA is not working yet. Spirit has been operating in Nicaragua, almost 15 years ago. Speaking about other available markets in the past, UA IAH-MGA ha...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jul 04, 2022 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines Not Ready To Return To Nicaragua
Replies: 34
Views: 6912

Re: US Airlines Not Ready To Return To Nicaragua

The commercial flights between the USA and Central America is being regulated upon the open skies agreement. However, Nicaraguan rules are different compared to the other Central American countries as pointing out above. Prior to the Covid-19 crisis, some US airlines had started to stop their regula...

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jun 28, 2022 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Inside temperature buildings are usually regulated by the air conditioned at 21C.
The relative humidity is also controlled for those cooling systems.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jun 28, 2022 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Most US airlines, especially those regulated under the low-cost model, usually dropped or reduced their services during the slow season: September 01st till November 15th or so.
On a side note, Spirit celebrated 15 years serving Central America as NK FLL-SJO was its first scheduled route, in 2007,

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

The withdrawal of SJO-MIA, SJO-JFK, SJO-LAX among others, occurred when the AV-TA merger came into fruition, in 2013. AV launched this routes again, after the Covid-19 crisis. However, these routes are now full of competitors. SJO-MIA: AA. F9 MIA-SJO 2x weekly is not operating at this time. SJO-JFK:...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jun 20, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Guatemala and Dominican Republic signed a open skies agreement, in June. , CM PTY-COR goes gradually to 7x weekly, in June. . Projected schedule for the Copa Airlines brand new service towards St. Lucia airport, in Mexico. CM 119....PTY 09.20.......13.32.........NLU....738....Mo, Th, Sa CM 117....NL...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jun 03, 2022 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 402
Views: 54385

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

juanchito wrote:
That would be break this route was operated by UA Express with E145 3 weekly

I'm unsure about this sentence: IAH-FRS was operated by Continental Express, merged with United Express from 2012 onward.
I cannot remember the period when IAH-FRS was actively in service.

Regards.

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