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by dcajet
Thu Aug 26, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 56
Views: 6779

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021

I am sure many question the legality of Delta's COVID vaccine requirements, etc (spoiler, it is legal). What I did not know and found out today is that employers have had similar hiring practices but regarding nicotine for decades now. Alaska Airlines has had a nicotine free hiring policy since 1985...

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by dcajet
Thu Aug 26, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 56
Views: 6779

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021

Looks like Delta is getting serious about the vaccine. Brings a real number to what unvaccinated people cost companies. Delta Air Lines will charge employees on the company health plan $200 a month if they fail to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a policy the airline's top executive says is necessa...

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by dcajet
Mon Aug 23, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 211
Views: 44787

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

Eastern has canceled for 2 months ASU-MIA-ASU. Oficial statement: They need the aircrafts for Afghanistan flights. Just assuming that demand has gone as the vaccine tourism to MIA has ceased. Not sure why they gave such a stament .. COPA has recently increased significantly its operations at ASU. T...

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by dcajet
Mon Aug 23, 2021 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 211
Views: 44787

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

MO11 wrote:
Eastern is still limited in its fleet size (by the DOT). Until it can expand its fleet size, its hands are tied.

The CMB contract and the operational reliability of those flights will be an important asset to the company.


Sorry, CMB as in? Those flights as in to Afghanistan?

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by dcajet
Mon Aug 16, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2174
Views: 418192

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Frequency cuts in American's Latin network this summer (*) Montevideo – Miami will drop from as high as 1x daily to 3x weekly. Rio – JFK and Miami both drop from as high as 1x daily to 3x weekly. Santiago – DFW and JFK both drop from as high as 1x daily to 3x weekly. Sao Paulo – DFW will drop from a...

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by dcajet
Wed Aug 11, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 56
Views: 6779

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Canada opens its border to the U.S. citizens and residents for non-essential travel today as long as each is fully vaccinated and has a negative COVID-19 test result within the 72-hour time period prior to entry. Is there a significant pick up in passenger load on U.S.-Canada transborder flights to...

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by dcajet
Mon Aug 09, 2021 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 18 Unruly Teenage Girls barred from boarding a DL Flight
Replies: 81
Views: 18517

Re: 18 Orthodox Jewish Girls barred from boarding a DL Flight

Kicking someone off a plane because they responded to a request to switch seats? Good Grief. I've switched seats often so other people could sit together, and once we asked another if they would switch so my wife and I could sit together. That's standard practice. There's a rule against that? I'd l...

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by dcajet
Sun Aug 08, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2174
Views: 418192

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

How is AA doing at JFK? Have they added back more flights and destinations? They're up to around 50+ flights a day. LHR is now 2 x daily and has been for a few weeks. The rest of the TATL seasonals are all running, except for BCN, though not all TATL and year-round frequencies are daily (CDG, FCO)....

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by dcajet
Fri Aug 06, 2021 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wingo ok'd by the US DOT to fly to the US
Replies: 5
Views: 2918

Re: Wingo ok'd by the US DOT to fly to the US

B747forever wrote:
Did Copa Colombia ever fly to the US before becoming Wingo?

BTW, will be flying on Wingo BOG-CUN in a couple of days!


I don't think so. It mostly flew domestic and regionally, IIRC. much like its predecessor, AeroRepublica.

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by dcajet
Thu Aug 05, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 435
Views: 102195

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

Looking through the docket, looks like LATAM is getting 5 ex-Norwegian 789s. Three from Avolon. https://cases.primeclerk.com/LATAM/Home-DownloadPDF?id1=MjAyNzMwMQ==&id2=-1. Two from ORIX. https://cases.primeclerk.com/LATAM/Home-DownloadPDF?id1=MjAyNTg5Nw==&id2=-1 Makes sense. LATAM Brazil w...

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by dcajet
Thu Aug 05, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 435
Views: 102195

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

The LATAM Group submitted for the approval of the US Bankruptcy Court an agreement with Airbus for the purchase of 28 new aircraft, which will be added to the 42 narrowbody already agreed upon, as part of its fleet modernization and efficiency plan for the coming years. This order, which totals 70 a...

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by dcajet
Thu Aug 05, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wingo ok'd by the US DOT to fly to the US
Replies: 5
Views: 2918

Wingo ok'd by the US DOT to fly to the US

https://www.regulations.gov/document/DO ... -0062-0004
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COPA Holdings' Colombian low cost Wingo received tentative approval from the US DOT to operate scheduled flights between the US and Colombia. The first proposed route is Bogota - San Juan (PR).

https://www.regulations.gov/document/DO ... -0062-0004

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by dcajet
Thu Aug 05, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 435
Views: 102195

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

https://twitter.com/Aeropuerto_BCN/stat ... 8247341062
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According to the BCN airport Twitter account, LATAM is returning to Barcelona.

* GRU - BCN returns on Nov 4, 4x w

* LIM - BCN returns on Nov 3, 3x w

All flights operated with the 763ER

https://twitter.com/Aeropuerto_BCN/stat ... 8247341062

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by dcajet
Wed Aug 04, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 56
Views: 6779

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021

https://www.sirchandler.com.ar/2021/08/ ... noviembre/
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GOL now plans to return to its largest international market, Argentina, on November. Initially flights would be restricted to Buenos Aires AEP from Rio de Janeiro GIG and Sao Paulo GRU only.

https://www.sirchandler.com.ar/2021/08/ ... noviembre/

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by dcajet
Wed Aug 04, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2009
Views: 479838

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

Here is the information that was distributed today to travel agents in Argentina, updating them on the situation as well as instructions on how to process reservations, cancellations and who recognizes what. Millemiglia program members, here's some bad news for you. Your miles are worthless. El 15/1...

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by dcajet
Tue Aug 03, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2009
Views: 479838

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

MXP-JFK-MXP on AZ suspended now through the end of the Summer. And so is FCO-BOS-FCO. This means that AZ won't operate them any longer and they will be picked up at some point in the near future by ITA. On a related note, the cancellation of all outstanding reservations on Alitalia after October 15...

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by dcajet
Mon Aug 02, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2009
Views: 479838

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

And for now no website or way of booking ITA flights? https://www.alitalia.com ITA is simply a legal successor company. You can continue booking AZ website I have spent a few minutes browsing the site and it seems to live in a parallel universe in which Alitalia will continue to exist for years to ...

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by dcajet
Mon Aug 02, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flyr's inagural flight - June 30th '21 OSL-TOS
Replies: 3
Views: 3821

Re: Flyr's inagural flight - June 30th '21 OSL-TOS

June 30th was it time for the new Norwegian airline Flyr's inagural flight, which was set up as FS408 between Oslo and Tromsø in Northern Norway. As it is not every year a new airline starts in Norway, tickets was booked as soon as the sale opened about 4 weeks earlier. Seat 11A was reserved. A few...

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by dcajet
Sun Aug 01, 2021 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana Fleet - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 235
Views: 76030

Re: Cubana Fleet - News and Discussion Thread

kaitak744 wrote:
Airlines in Iran somehow end up with A340-600s and other western planes. Can Cubana do the same?


Different scenarios. And the fact that Cuba is broke. They literally can´t feed their people.

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by dcajet
Sun Aug 01, 2021 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana Fleet - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 235
Views: 76030

Re: Cubana Fleet - News and Discussion Thread

Cubana just posted that one of their IL96’s just arrived into Cuba after a trip from China for medical supplies. Does anyone have any information on where in China it went specifically? Did anyone catch a picture of it in China or a stopover? I don’t think the IL96 can do Cuba to China nonstop. Of ...

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by dcajet
Sat Jul 31, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sam Chui's video on the current state of the ME3
Replies: 32
Views: 4962

Re: Sam Chui's video on the current state of the ME3

I’ve worked with Sam and know him well and he doesn’t get paid by the airlines in his videos. Probably a mix of 50/50 purchased tickets and free tickets. YouTube pays generously when you’re getting a million views per video, he doesn’t need to get paid by airlines. It’s his commitment to the hobby ...

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by dcajet
Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2174
Views: 418192

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Uh... exactly. So you seriously think that AA wouldn't resume MIA-MXP and MIA-MAO whenever it is that the world is back to normal again? You're not going to believe it until AA specifically states they're resuming these routes? It's called ... common sense. Or it can also be referred to as wishful ...

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by dcajet
Thu Jul 29, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2174
Views: 418192

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Simple, COVID-19 and common sense. Majority of the routes were suspended solely because of high COVID infection rates. Once it subsides, they are bound to come back. It’s not a hard concept to grasp. Thanks Captain Obvious. Thank goodness you've reminded us of that or we would never have known. Tha...

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by dcajet
Mon Jul 26, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 211
Views: 44787

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

The problem is these routes need 757/A321 sized aircraft and connectivity not solely point-to-point 777's. Eastern's plan was never going to work. No they don't. These are bulk VFR markets. The planes are a non-issue. The planes are perfect for the most part, high density, low yield configuration. ...

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by dcajet
Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 211
Views: 44787

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

How can anyone take this airline seriously if they never fly anything they announce They are a bit of a mess. But to their credit, they seem to have delivered on their promises and be doing reasonably well at ASU and MVD, where they are the only game in town if a non stop flight to the US is called...

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by dcajet
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 211
Views: 44787

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

Eastern is at it again... It is canceling its flights to Belo Horizonte from Boston and to Quito from both Miami and New York/JFK before any of them started. https://crankyflier.com/2021/07/26/big-fall-cuts-for-several-airlines/ Not surprising. These routes were never going to work (let alone start...

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by dcajet
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 211
Views: 44787

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

https://crankyflier.com/2021/07/26/big- ... -airlines/
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Eastern is at it again...

It is canceling its flights to Belo Horizonte from Boston and to Quito from both Miami and New York/JFK before any of them started.

https://crankyflier.com/2021/07/26/big- ... -airlines/

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by dcajet
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2174
Views: 418192

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Currently suspended due to COVID, Manaus MAO (Brazil) is gone for good from AA´s network. Used to operate with A319 from the MIA hub https://crankyflier.com/2021/07/26/big-fall-cuts-for-several-airlines/ Manaus will return. It actually did return earlier this year and was suspended again with the r...

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by dcajet
Mon Jul 26, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2174
Views: 418192

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

https://crankyflier.com/2021/07/26/big- ... -airlines/
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Currently suspended due to COVID, Manaus MAO (Brazil) is gone for good from AA´s network. Used to operate with A319 from the MIA hub

https://crankyflier.com/2021/07/26/big- ... -airlines/

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by dcajet
Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil will operate with the B787
Replies: 3
Views: 1067

Re: LATAM Brazil to operate the Boeing 787

Seems logic. Maybe those LATAM 767/777 pilots will have it easier to transfer to the 787. With the A350s gone and the 767s leaving for cargo conversion, LATAM Brazil needs the additional capacity for the eventual return of long haul demand to and from Brazil. Emerging from the pandemic & bankru...

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by dcajet
Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil will operate with the B787
Replies: 3
Views: 1067

LATAM Brazil will operate with the B787

Following the departure of the A350 from its Brazilian subsidiary's fleet, LATAM together with Brazil´s ANAC have begun the process for certifying the Boeing 787 in Brazil, indicating that LATAM Brasil will be operating the 787. Brazilian pilots are already going thru simulator training in SCL. It a...

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by dcajet
Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 295104

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Three airlines have tried recently to make the EZE-MVD tag work (AA, AF and UA) and it never worked. And the AA tag was flown by the local EZE crew base (less costs, no hotel layover) and they could funnel traffic from 4 US flights: 2 from MIA, 1 from DFW and 1 from JFK. And yet, it did not work. S...

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by dcajet
Mon Jul 26, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300
Replies: 27
Views: 6242

Re: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300

While support for the SSJ has been miserable, in Interjet's case it is not entirely accurate to put all the blame on Sukhoi (or Alenia). Interjet after all were in an economic downward spiral for several years and owed money to just about everybody they dealt with including Employees and Airports. ...

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by dcajet
Sun Jul 25, 2021 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 295104

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

IAH-MVD, really? ;) And meanwhile American can´t make MIA-MVD work year round... What happened to the days of tag on routes? Some like HKG-SIN are not necessary nowadays, since there are planes that have the range, and SIN has the traffic, but EZE-MVD is a short flight, and the plane sits in EZE al...

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by dcajet
Sat Jul 24, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 295104

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

I'm waiting with my list of flights I 'd like to see United try in spring/summer of 2022 even if only for one season. I know they all won't happened but I would like to see. IAH-CDG, IAH-FCO, LAX-FRA, LAX-TLV, DEN-AMS, DEN-CDG, ORD-BCN, ORD-ATH, EWR-NCE, EWR-PMO, IAD-VIE, (crazy as this may sound m...

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by dcajet
Sat Jul 24, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 295104

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

I know that DEN was mentioned earlier in the thread but I was wondering what are some possible international routes that UA could try from DEN. CDG seems logical but I read in sone art UA while back that AKL was considered as a possibility. AKL obviously won’t happen anytime soon with the travel re...

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by dcajet
Sat Jul 24, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 435
Views: 102195

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

LATAM together with Brazil´s ANAC have begun the process of certification of the Boeing 787 in Brazil, indicating that LATAM Brasil will be operating the 787. Brazilian pilots are already going thru simulator training in SCL. It appears that LATAM Brasil will operate under the fleet interchange mode...

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by dcajet
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300
Replies: 27
Views: 6242

Re: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300

Aurora has become the first airline to sign a letter of intent to purchase 19 IL-114-300 regional turboprops from UAC, with deliveries beginning in 2023. The airline was recently spun off from the Aeroflot Group and I believe it is now under total control of the Sakhalin Oblast. The agreement was s...

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by dcajet
Sat Jul 24, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300
Replies: 27
Views: 6242

Re: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300

Nice! If the Russians can cobble something together better than the SSJ something like this would be a hit as a DC-3 replacement and the Canadian Northern Territories, Lapland, etc. The SSJ is a very fine airplane, well designed, great flight characteristics. It does however lack the required produ...

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by dcajet
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300
Replies: 27
Views: 6242

First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300

Aurora has become the first airline to sign a letter of intent to purchase 19 IL-114-300 regional turboprops from UAC, with deliveries beginning in 2023. The airline was recently spun off from the Aeroflot Group and I believe it is now under total control of the Sakhalin Oblast. The agreement was si...

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by dcajet
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 295104

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

What about SFO-GRU? Would that route be feasible? As a San Franciscan frequent traveler to Argentina and Brazil, there's nothing I would like more. But time and again, it has been proven SFO does not have the critical mass than an airline like United or LATAM need to make the flights profitable. He...

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by dcajet
Wed Jul 21, 2021 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR returns to JFK
Replies: 37
Views: 8324

Re: AR returns to JFK

After 16 months AR returned to JFK today with the arrival of AR1300 from EZE. A rather long-ish western route that took a bit longer than usual, 10hs 51mins. Left EZE over 2 hours late due to late arrival of the incoming plane (LV-GHQ) from Beijing. https://i.postimg.cc/8zdCwpsK/Screenshot-97.png W...

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by dcajet
Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR returns to JFK
Replies: 37
Views: 8324

Re: AR returns to JFK

After 16 months AR returned to JFK today with the arrival of AR1300 from EZE. A rather long-ish western route that took a bit longer than usual, 10hs 51mins. Left EZE over 2 hours late due to late arrival of the incoming plane (LV-GHQ) from Beijing. https://i.postimg.cc/8zdCwpsK/Screenshot-97.png

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by dcajet
Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 56
Views: 6779

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021

Effective tomorrow (21/7) and due to the troubling rise in the number of COVID cases, Thailand has taken the extreme step of suspending most of its domestic flights. The measure will see all domestic flights to and from the capital city of Bangkok suspended. https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacifi...

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by dcajet
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jul, 20th 2006: 15 years ago: VARIG ceased operations
Replies: 31
Views: 3969

Re: Jul, 20th 2006: 15 years ago: VARIG ceased operations

What about VARIG operating in HNL? https://i.imgur.com/b5IokHK.jpg IIRC, the flights to TYO (back when there was only Haneda) on the 707 initially made a tech stop at HNL, which was then switched to Anchorage. Eventually the intermediate stop was no longer necessary between LAX and Tokyo when the n...

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by dcajet
Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jul, 20th 2006: 15 years ago: VARIG ceased operations
Replies: 31
Views: 3969

Re: Jul, 20th 2006: 15 years ago: VARIG ceased operations

I can’t say I was aware there was a Star alliance painted 743, I never got to see an RG aircraft myself. 2 of their 744s ended up with my home airline NZ. I think RG had 3 744s briefly? IIRC; there were 747-341M, 767-241, 767-341 and a MD11 with the * Alliance livery at VARIG. 0011018 0009661 43434...

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by dcajet
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jul, 20th 2006: 15 years ago: VARIG ceased operations
Replies: 31
Views: 3969

Re: Jul, 20th 2006: 15 years ago: VARIG ceased operations

Best airline in Latin America. No other comes close. Interesting. I've often heard that "Best airline in Latin America. No other comes close." was Panair do Brasil. And Panair, if memory serves, was murdered to make way for VARIG. And those were Panair offices around the world that were c...

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by dcajet
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 189
Views: 50170

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

Barely 3 months after slashing its 737 MAX commitments with Boeing, Aeromexico is back with a lease deal for 12 of the jets. It hopes to have the first in service in time for the year-end holiday travel season. https://airlineweekly.com/2021/07/aeromexico-wants-a-piece-of-mexicos-travel-recovery-wi...

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by dcajet
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia presence (absence) in BCN
Replies: 39
Views: 5497

Re: Iberia presence (absence) in BCN

Slight sidetrack, I don't understand Iberia Express. What is its role and how is it different than Vueling? Is it simply Iberia Express operates more mainline-ish with first class like mainline, but more similar to an LCC cost base? Iberia Express operates essentially like Iberia mainline - e.g. tw...

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by dcajet
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: EK A380 from STN to MCO cancelled due to COVID-19 cases at Arsenal London
Replies: 18
Views: 4586

Re: Attention MCO spotters - EK A380 coming your way today.

https://twitter.com/SPD_travels/status/ ... 4890704899
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deltaSEAalsaka wrote:
Arsenal have just announced their USA tour as being cancelled so it’s a possibility that it won’t be arriving at all.


COVID outbreak affecting the Arsenal team. Flight (and US tour) cancelled.

https://twitter.com/SPD_travels/status/ ... 4890704899

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