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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Mar 21, 2022 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Based on other sources, TAG is also studying Tuxtla Gutierrez.

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Mar 21, 2022 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Based on other sources, TAG is also studying Tuxtla Gutierrez.

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Mar 20, 2022 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

TAG from Guatemala will begin new Mexican stations shortly. Guatemala City - Merida 5U 124.....GUA 10:40......MID 14:00....Mo, We, Fr, Su 5U 125.....MID 15:00.......GUA 16:20...Mo, We, Fr, Su Effective: June 29 Guatemala City - Oaxaca 5U 126....GUA 10:40.....OAX 13:00......Tu, Th, Sa 5U 127....OAX ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Mar 20, 2022 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

TAG from Guatemala will begin new Mexican stations shortly. Guatemala City - Merida 5U 124.....GUA 10:40......MID 14:00....Mo, We, Fr, Su 5U 125.....MID 15:00.......GUA 16:20...Mo, We, Fr, Su Effective: June 29 Guatemala City - Oaxaca 5U 126....GUA 10:40.....OAX 13:00......Tu, Th, Sa 5U 127....OAX 1...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Mar 14, 2022 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Spirit Airlines will become the first US carrier to come back to Nicaragua. AV SAL-MGA-MIA 14x weekly with 320/321 mix is currently the sole route linking these countries. NK 435.....FLL 23:45......MGA 00:27+1.......Daily........321 NK 434.....MGA 01:30....FLL 06:11..............Daily.......321 Effe...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Mar 13, 2022 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Copa Airlines has recently opted for the inauguration of new stations in South America: June 28: Panama City - Santa Marta, 3x weekly June 30: Panama City - Barcelona, 3x weekly. They would follow this idea, over the resumption of some destinations that are not available since March 2020: Port au Pr...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Mar 12, 2022 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Alaska Airlines will resume its flights between Los Angeles and San José de Costa Rica on June 16. Alaska has been steadily operating in Costa Rica, since late 2020 as AS LAX-LIR-SJO. Their non-stop flights will return in June and following a red-eye pattern, into the northbound sector. With respec...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Mar 02, 2022 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

The connectivity of Volaris Costa Rica is quite limited at SJO.
Prior to March 2020, LATAM did operate LP LIM-SJO 3x weekly as well, with 319/320 mix.
I did a quick check and both AV SJO-LIM and LP LIM-SJO are in service at this time, meaning three competitors in such market soon.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Mar 02, 2022 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

LP LIM-SJO hasn't returned yet to Central America and Volaris is rapidly taking that place.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Mar 01, 2022 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Volaris Costa Rica to start [San Jose-Lima] service, thrice a week.
Effective: June 03rd.
The airline has received one Airbus 320-Neo and registered as N545VL.

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Feb 25, 2022 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

CM PTY-ORD 7x weekly is getting the highest level of frequencies between Central America and Chicago by now as non-stop flights. I totally agreed with the argument stating that connections through PTY are sustaining these operations. Both AA ORD-SJO 2x weekly and AA ORD-LIR 1x weekly began in 2021. ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Feb 24, 2022 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

LAXdude1023 wrote:
The Central American population is Chicago is relatively small. Guatemalans are really the only sizable group.

However. other Central American stations like Panama City, San Jose and Liberia are getting flights heading to Chicago and most likely based on the leisure component instead.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Feb 24, 2022 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Copa Airlines will begin services to Santa Marta, Colombia.
CM PTY-SMR 3x weekly, 737.
Effective: June 28th

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Feb 16, 2022 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

I'm waiting for the return of the [Chicago-Central America] service on Avianca.
They did operate it from Guatemala City and San Salvador, in the past.
However, both AA and UA are now flying the ORD-GUA segment.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Feb 16, 2022 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

The next stage of new brand routes served from San Jose on Avianca would be Quito, Medellin and Cartagena, starting from March 2022.
AV SJO-MEX 7x weekly is already in service.
The airline has previously announced the opening of more routes from several stations, in the forthcoming months.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Feb 10, 2022 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

The launch of 9N SAL-BZE 3x weekly is partially filling the gap of AV SAL-BZE.
TACA served in the past TA SAL-BZE-IAH on a daily basis with the 320 family.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Feb 10, 2022 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Tropic Air Belize started SAL/BZE flights, I think its running 3x a week with a Beech 1900D. The airline is expanding its international network out of Belize City: Cancun [Mexico] Guatemala City, Flores [Guatemala] Roatan [Honduras] Is 9N GUA-BZE operated by Tropic Air or any interline agreement ? ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Feb 10, 2022 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

avi8 wrote:
Frontier is only flying GUA/SAL-MIA 2x a week

Add F9 MCO-BZE 1x weekly, F9 MCO-SAL 2x weekly, F9 MCO-SJO 2x weekly and F9 MCO-LIR 2x weekly.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Feb 09, 2022 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Frontier Airlines announced its expansion in Central America by late 2019, taking into account several routes heading to San Salvador and Guatemala City: F9 MIA-GUA, F9 BWI-SAL, F9 MIA-SAL, F9 ONT-SAL and F9 ONT-GUA. They didn't materialize their former plans due to the known crisis. The airline cha...

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Feb 01, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

The trouble with the possible Q6 LAX- LIR or Q6 LAX-SJO is the heavy competition, in these routes. Los Angeles - Liberia: United - jetBlue, Alaska. Los Angeles - San Jose: United, Delta, Alaska, Avianca. Even Alaska is working as AS LAX-LIR-SJO with limited weekly flights. B6 LAX-SJO is no longer in...

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Feb 01, 2022 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

vedatil4 wrote:
I don't remember a direct flight from TIJ to SJO. I do remember to GUA. I think the flight maybe continued to SJO.

Based on the records about this series, it was routed as Q6 SAL-GUA-TIJ 3x weekly with 319, in 2017-2018.
Regards,

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jan 31, 2022 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

The international in-transit terminal at TIJ will open in May. Maybe they'll be back? Volaris Costa Rica flew to Tijuana from both San Salvador and Guatemala City from 2017-2018, because these Central American cities have a huge point to point traffic to Los Angeles metropolitan area. They never op...

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Jan 27, 2022 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Check this stunning paint-scheme on Avianca named: Surf city El Salvador. :bouncy:

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Jan 27, 2022 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

juanchito wrote:
Maybe Managua from Costa Rica or El Salvador.

The Volaris Costa Rica division briefly flew Q6 SAL-MGA and Q6 SJO-MGA, in 2017.
Managua lost their services on CM MGA-GUA and CM MGA-SJO, among others.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Jan 20, 2022 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

avi8 wrote:
I think SJO also had E190 flights to SAP/MGA.

Yes, I remember CM PTY-SJO-SAP with E90 and CM SJO-PTY with 73G.
I even saw the E90 on CM PTY-MAO, sometimes.
Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Jan 20, 2022 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

The hypothesis posted above for CM makes sense.
Recent routes operated on HP-1530CMP, Boeing 73G: PTY-SJO, PTY-DAV and PTY-SAP.
These segments were flown on the E90-jets before.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Jan 20, 2022 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Does anyone know why they came back and how long they will stay with the airline? This is only my interpretation: 1. Their 100-seater Embraer 190 are no longer in service, since 2020. CM currently operates up to five 73G for their low-density routes. The airline may deploy these 73Gs until the next...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jan 17, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

SAL-HAV, SAL-EWR and SAL-CUN were also operated in the past. For the case of San Salvador, SAL-SFO, SAL-JFK, SAL-LAX and SAL-IAD have a robust presence on AV. AV SAL-OAK seems to be also a route oriented to the point to point traffic as back-up for the bulky SAL-LAX segment. They're now deploying th...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Bear in mind SAL-CTG, SAL-CLO and SAL-BOS were dropped in 2019, before the Covid-19 era.
That wasn't a smart experiment.

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

SJO and CTG have the potential to form a touristic circuit which may generate significant traffic. I see potential in that route. We'll pay attention in the performance of the upcoming AV SJO-CTG 4x weekly and AV SJO-MDE 3x weekly from March 27. The SJO-CUN route as non-stop was zero, five years ag...

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

AV SAL-CTG failed in 2019 and prior to the Covid-19 era. My concern is for the upcoming AV SJO-CTG 4x weekly, based purely on the point to point traffic. The demand of passengers doesn't seem to be enough, in order to operate it sustainably. I didn't find too much differences among SAL-CTG and SJO-C...

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Jan 13, 2022 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Most of their routes resumed in 2021 from SJO were dropped, since the TA-AV merger in 2012: SJO-LAX, SJO-JFK, SJO-MIA and SJO-MEX. However, in the last 10 years other competitors rapidly entered to the same market. Let's analize the situation for Los Angeles - San Jose. LAX-SJO in 2012 as non-stop s...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jan 10, 2022 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

MIA-GUA/SAL/SAP have been operating sin October 2021. If I'm not mistaken, GUA was 4x weekly, SAL 3x weekly and SAP 4x weekly. Yes, but NK MIA-SAL doesn't report operations this week, based on some reliable sources monitoring the current traffic world-wide. San Pedro Sula appears as the Central Ame...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jan 10, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Spirit recently announced the opening of NK MIA-SJO, on a weekly basis.
The airline is boosting the Central American service out of Miami: NK MIA-GUA 1x weekly, NK MIA-SAP 3x weekly and NK MIA-XPL 4x weekly.
NK keep their [Ft. Lauderdale - Central America] flights, speaking about South Florida.

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Jan 05, 2022 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

One more hypothesis that sustains why Copa Airlines would never utilize long-haul equipments. They usually launch two 738s simultaneously, in their high density routes. Both planes may cater up to 300 passengers, in average. Santiago - Panama City CM 118.....SCL 05.48....10.30 PTY...738 CM 112.....S...

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jan 04, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

juanchito wrote:
Tikal Jets flew to CUN via FRS

I didn't know that.
Probably with BAC 1-11 and DC-9 equipments.

I barely remember Aerovias from the 80s.
Do you happen to know if Aerovias flew GUA-FRS-CUN ?





Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jan 04, 2022 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

avi8 wrote:
when in fact CUN goes double daily.

I can almost remember 20 years ago, when the only chance was GUA-FRS-CUN 7x weekly on TACA REGIONAL with ATR-42.
It's nice how the market supports GUA-CUN 14x weekly, in 2022.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jan 04, 2022 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

2travel2know2 wrote:
DIdn't UA flew that route once?

Related to the [San Francisco - Central America] market on United Airlines, I have solely seen the Saturday-only UA SFO-LIR from 2021.
San Salvador has a decent coverage, based on AV SAL-SFO 14x weekly by now.
CM SFO-PTY returned the last year.

Regards.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jan 04, 2022 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

If I recall correctly, the former TACA did operate the GUA-ORD sector, in the past.
It was basically served as TA SAL-ORD.
AV is not operating [Chicago - Central America] at this time.
Back to the ORD-GUA segment, the market really exists there, regarding AA ORD-GUA and UA ORD-GUA.

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Jan 04, 2022 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

So Avianca hasn't demonstrated interest into the GUA-MEX again, despite the demise of Interjet.
This route is served by AM MEX-GUA and Q6 MEX-GUA.

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Jan 03, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 272
Views: 34028

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2022

Happy new year 2022 to all the posters and readers of this board ! Recapitulation of the 2021 Central american civil aviation. Please, let me know if something has been missing. I didn't check if all the routes actually started as planned. January 08: UA LAX-LIR 3x weekly, 739 NEW January 09: UA LAX...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sun Dec 19, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 455
Views: 59656

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021

Dallas/Ft. Worth couldn't be fairly compared to Atlanta, given the potential supplied by Copa Airlines. AA DFW-PTY is not in service anymore and it poorly worked in the past, taking into account the limited demand of passengers. Based on the interline agreement between DL-CM, the CM PTY-ATL is not e...

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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Dec 18, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 455
Views: 59656

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021

CM to ATL 1st flight was this past Sunday Dec 12. The brand new sector called CM PTY-ATL was surprisingly launched first than the resumption of CM PTY-MSY, which is being programmed for 2022. I've always thought Copa Airlines may run successfully, in many US stations like Atlanta. Based on some ear...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Dec 13, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 455
Views: 59656

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021

On December 11th 2021, Palmerola International airport [MHPR/XPL] in Comayagua, formally started their commercial operations as the imminent substitution of Toncontin. This airport would serve Tegucigalpa. NK 1314 routed as IAH-XPL became the first revenue flight operating there. Equipment: Airbus 3...

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by SJOtoLIR
Tue Dec 07, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 455
Views: 59656

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021

The omicron Covid variant hasn't stopped yet the normal operations of the Central American airports.
The impact seems to be mininal, in the near future.

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by SJOtoLIR
Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 455
Views: 59656

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021

Belize is strengthening its US network, allowing new destinations and weekly frequencies at this time: Los Angeles: AS LAX-BZE 3x + AA LAX-BZE 1x Seattle: AS SEA-BZE 2x Houston: WN HOU-BZE 7x + UA IAH-BZE 14x Dallas / Ft.Worth: AA DFW-BZE 7x Denver: WN DEN-BZE 1x + UA DEN-BZE 4x Chicago: UA ORD-BZE ...

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by SJOtoLIR
Wed Nov 24, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 455
Views: 59656

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021

Did they actually had service JFK-LIR at some point? I think the route was announced just before the pandemic started. B6 JFK-LIR. 4x weekly. Started: November 2011. B6 JFK-SJO. 4x weekly. Started: November 2019. AA JFK-SJO. 7x weekly. Started: November 2019. AA JFK-LIR. 1x weekly. Started: Decembe...

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by SJOtoLIR
Mon Nov 15, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 455
Views: 59656

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021

So, TS YYZ-RIH will resume on December 13th.
The same date when TS YUL-LIR would start again.
Furthermore, TS YUL-SAL will begin on December 16th.
All these flights would be operating on a seasonal basis.

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by SJOtoLIR
Sat Nov 06, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 455
Views: 59656

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021

LATAM hasn’t resumed yet the LP LIM- SJO service.
Before March 2020, AV LIM-SAL was operated up to 14x weekly. One of the couple of these daily flights sent the Airbus 330.

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by SJOtoLIR
Thu Nov 04, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 455
Views: 59656

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2021

Avianca will resume their Central American flights out of Lima, Peru:

AV LIM-SAL. 320, 1x weekly. Effective: December 17.
AV LIM-SJO. 320, 1x weekly. Effective: January 22.

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