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by 815253
Thu Aug 19, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Just saw that the IATA code TSE was changed to NQZ. — Made in China is everywhere. Chinese people settled into other countries. Chinese giant cities look more modern than New York. There is food originally from China, not from a Chinese restaurant in another country. Tourists are used to wear face m...

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by 815253
Thu Aug 19, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

I believe it when I see it. What is supposed to be the advantage of this, compared to transferring in VIE or in any other of the tens of hubs offering one-stops to Beijing? The price :) BUD<>TSE seems to me to be the route with the highest prices on the Wizz network. Rarely for 30€ one-way. More of...

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by 815253
Thu Aug 19, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://aviation.direct/en/budapest-wiz ... ng-fluegen
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EIBPI wrote:
Let's be realistic. Wizz Air will not launch a one stop service Europe - Pakistan.


They already made their intention public to fly from Budapest via Kazakhstan to Beijing one-stop.

https://aviation.direct/en/budapest-wiz ... ng-fluegen

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by 815253
Thu Aug 19, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

with avoiding the Afghan and disputed eastern Ukraine airspace rather 7hours

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MPW and KHG used to show and calculate the detour

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by 815253
Thu Aug 19, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

How do we know that BUD-ISB is his wish? And why so? Interesting. It makes that deep impression. Orban likes to separate himself from EU politics and show himself as a strong leader. For example by strongly opposing refugees and having the most China-friendly politics inside the EU. https://thedipl...

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by 815253
Thu Aug 19, 2021 4:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there airports with a baggage check-in inside the baggage pickup hall?
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: Are there airports with a baggage check-in inside the baggage pickup hall?

You'd have to be screened by security after any contact with checked baggage since you could have all kinds of things in there that are not permitted Airside. thanks! makes sense There are airports with services that will find your baggage at the carousel and retag it for the next separately booked...

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by 815253
Thu Aug 19, 2021 2:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What does it take for Saudi Arabia to get 55 million international tourists by 2030?
Replies: 26
Views: 2007

Re: What does it take for Saudi Arabia to get 55 million international tourists by 2030?

Western tourism may bring liberal thinking inside the country to make it a more free country And the population of Saudi Arabia then can fly to the liberal Western Europe and experience the culture from 15€ one-way. The Schengen visa approval rate for Saudi Arabian citizens is around 90%. https://s...

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by 815253
Wed Aug 18, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What does it take for Saudi Arabia to get 55 million international tourists by 2030?
Replies: 26
Views: 2007

Re: What does it take for Saudi Arabia to get 55 million international tourists by 2030?

Western tourism may bring liberal thinking inside the country to make it a more free country

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by 815253
Wed Aug 18, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there airports with a baggage check-in inside the baggage pickup hall?
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Are there airports with a baggage check-in inside the baggage pickup hall?

And with a possibility to stay inside the security area after the baggage pickup for going to the next separately booked flight.

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by 815253
Wed Aug 18, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What does it take for Saudi Arabia to get 55 million international tourists by 2030?
Replies: 26
Views: 2007

Re: What does it take for Saudi Arabia to get 55 million international tourists by 2030?

Well, to stay close to current events, continue to help install Taliban like governments in as many Muslim countries as possible by promoting an Islam that seems, to most westerners (me included), as backwards as a return to the middle ages. Best regards and stay safe, Jonas Installing the Taliban ...

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by 815253
Wed Aug 18, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What does it take for Saudi Arabia to get 55 million international tourists by 2030?
Replies: 26
Views: 2007

What does it take for Saudi Arabia to get 55 million international tourists by 2030?

That is what they aim for. In 2019 they had 17,5 million international tourists (UNWTO). Countries that have 55 million or more (2019) are France, Spain, United States, China, Italy and Turkey. What can they do to triple the numbers? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Tourism_rankings https://www...

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by 815253
Wed Aug 18, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?
Replies: 111
Views: 12119

Re: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?

There was an update for the Abu Dhabi Green List. These were the changes for countries inside the typical range that don't have Wizz routes from AUH:

The Maldives are not on the list anymore.
Added was Malta.

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by 815253
Mon Aug 16, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

I know wizz had an interest in flying to Pakistan and had the CEO or COO to meet with the prime minister of Pakistan for the intention of flying to Pakistan. Has there been any update since by wizz or is it all kept hush at the moment. I havn't heard anything new about it since then. The airspace o...

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by 815253
Mon Aug 16, 2021 1:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?
Replies: 111
Views: 12119

Re: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?

The Seychelles are on Abu Dhabi's Green List. What makes the Seychelles likely or unlikely to be connected? I gonna start: - It's inside the typical range - The runway is 3km long - No LCC serves the airport so far. Just Arkia to Tel Aviv (Wiki) - Flydubai and Air Arabia do not serve it - In 2014 th...

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by 815253
Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 379
Views: 89614

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Opus99 wrote:
Love the new livery. Looks much better than the Norwegian one


same opinion. And I like the airline name more.

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by 815253
Sun Aug 15, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Would VIE flights head down to the Persian Gulf? In the region, TLV is already on the books, so I'd say linking up with AUH would be certain Let's bet :) I say Wizz may not connect VIE-AUH in the upcoming 12 months. It looks like they need two flight crews to there and back. Still their fares are w...

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by 815253
Sun Aug 15, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would FR ever fly from the Canary Islands to Brazil?
Replies: 9
Views: 1308

Re: Would FR ever fly from the Canary Islands to Brazil?

Opening a Spanish AOC increases cost and complexity They already have an Irish, Maltese and UK AOC and used an Austrian. Not only that, but Fernando de Noronha airport has a very short runway. It's only 1845 meters which is barely enough for a 737 to take off and certainly not for a flight as long ...

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by 815253
Sun Aug 15, 2021 2:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would FR ever fly from the Canary Islands to Brazil?
Replies: 9
Views: 1308

Re: Would FR ever fly from the Canary Islands to Brazil?

Ryanair have had ample opportunity in the last 10 years to try flights between Ireland and N.America Europe<>US is very competitive. As not having widebodies or the A321LR, FR cannot have so many routes. The legacy carriers would lower their prices on that few routes that FR can offer. There was an...

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by 815253
Sat Aug 14, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

airlinenavigato wrote:
72km more than the second longest route


AUH-VIE is 213* km longer than Wizz' second longest route.

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by 815253
Sat Aug 14, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?
Replies: 111
Views: 12119

Re: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?

Wizz speaks about "regulatory hurdles" flying to India. The UAE want an open skies agreement with India. Air Arabia from Sharjah and Flydubai already go to India. Air Arabia Abu Dhabi has Indian cities in their destination list, even though not yet bookable. https://www.google.com/amp/s/si...

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by 815253
Sat Aug 14, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Would VIE flights head down to the Persian Gulf? In the region, TLV is already on the books, so I'd say linking up with AUH would be certain VIE-AUH would be 41km longer than their longest route so far (AUH-KTW). 72km more than the second longest route (BUD-AUH). UAE<>KTW was introduced 5 years ago...

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?
Replies: 111
Views: 12119

Re: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?

https://www.pewresearch.org/global/inte ... tocks-map/

Considerable groups inside the flight range are outside of Europe.
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This shows on a map where the migants to the UAE come from:

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https://www.pewresearch.org/global/inte ... tocks-map/

Considerable groups inside the flight range are outside of Europe.

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spirit A320s
Replies: 8
Views: 958

Re: Spirit A320s

I have the same impression :)

The Spirit customer service may confirm that

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

The Italian bases and domestic flights are also relatively new.

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spirit A320s
Replies: 8
Views: 958

Re: Spirit A320s

For the A320-200: https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Spirit_Airlines/Spirit_Airlines_NK_Airbus_A320-200_C.php And for the A320neo: https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Spirit_Airlines/Spirit_Airlines_NK_Airbus_A320neo_A.php Here you can see how it looks like, when there are seats without windows or with...

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would FR ever fly from the Canary Islands to Brazil?
Replies: 9
Views: 1308

Would FR ever fly from the Canary Islands to Brazil?

The distance is less or slightly longer than the already served route TFS-NYO. So when the turnaround time in Brazil is low enough, they can fly it with the same flight crew. Of course it's required that FR (re)opens a base in LPA/TFS. https://www.linkpicture.com/q/map-18.gif Natal has a population ...

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 379
Views: 89614

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

You suggest Norse fares around €100. Days where they can offer 99-139€ and not only from the UK :) I remember from Spain non-stop before the pandemic from 120€ one-way. People who pay for a big piece of hand luggage, checked luggage, seat selection, meals and so on make it possible to make the base...

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 379
Views: 89614

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Of course one-way fares. From certain airports these transatlantic fares can also be gotten from legacy carriers. rather when booking them return and then dividing them in the head into two one-way fares. The average Ryanair fare is 37€. I didn't say that the stated fares will be available everyday....

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 379
Views: 89614

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Thanks Polot, but that is even worse! The first reconstruction of the Oseberg ship sank in 20 seconds! https://www.vikingeskibsmuseet.dk/en/news/the-viking-ship-that-couldnt-sail-is-headed-for-roskilde If that logo is supposed to portray the front of a viking ship, it is pointing backwards on both ...

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Yes but I see really opportunities in new regions. Like flying to Balkan and former Sovjet union countries. And getting an AOC there. And expanding in the UAE. In 2000 the UAE had a population of 3 million including expats. Now it's 10 million. More and more people in developing countries gonna be a...

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

just a slight correction. According to planespotters.com there are 62 A320-200 in the Wizz Holding fleet today. So there gonna be 10 less in March of next year. And the direct trains between CGN and Dusseldorf are a one -stop connection. Do these numbers also include their AUH base? The image for th...

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

As Wizz quickly grows in Albania, let's get some information about the tourism there ^^ https://lonelyplanetes.cdnstatics2.com/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/fotos/Albania_GettyRF_187593637_Lenar%20Musin_Getty%20Images_iStockphoto.jpg "Albania is a country in the Balkans with u...

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by 815253
Fri Aug 13, 2021 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Closure of DTM and RIX, it makes me think if they are using this opportunity to close these underpeforming bases as A320 leases end? Do we know how many A320s will leave the fleet in winter? Until March 2022 there are going to be 13 A320 less in Wizz' fleet. And no new A320neo are coming until then...

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by 815253
Thu Aug 12, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Their maintenance is diversified. My opinion is for the the case that Wizz does (almost) everything inhouse.

There may be consent or disagreement with that opinion :)

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by 815253
Thu Aug 12, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

I wrote that sentence in an overall context...

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by 815253
Thu Aug 12, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

The bad general opinion may stay in the population. The words "East European plane maintenance" is not unfounded and may not be enough for a (threat of) indictment. But enough to harm the business. You can read the latest anual reports of Wizz and Ryanair. Both have the "safety" ...

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by 815253
Thu Aug 12, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

An impression of high safety in the population regarding (U)LCC is very important for them. People rather don't know about EASA standards. But western European people have their prejudices about the quality of work in Eastern Europe. The Kaunas maintenance is managed by the Western European company ...

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by 815253
Thu Aug 12, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

When MOL speaks about Wizz having an "East European plane maintenance", people may get ideas quickly.

People havn't heard about the LH maintenance because there was no reason to worry about.

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by 815253
Thu Aug 12, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

The yields were probably just not high enough on the new leisure routes. I think so too. Imo a 'German Gemma Collins' was missing, making the East European people mover into an affordable leisure airline for Germans. Will W6 ever consider doing its own maintenance activities. For me it shows the im...

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by 815253
Thu Aug 12, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

I think there will be benefits for vaccinated people in more and more countries, including for international travels. So incentivised, more people gonna take the vaccines. — Yeah Tirana has now 35 Wizz destinations including Abu Dhabi. I remember there was a surge after the Ernest airline was gone. ...

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by 815253
Wed Aug 11, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

MCTSET wrote:
On a cost basis I believe that wizz with the 321 and especially the 321neo is the cheapest airline in Europe in terms of CASK.


These are the CASKs of Ryan and Wizz:

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by 815253
Wed Aug 11, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

yes ^^

Apparently VIE has a longer lasting incentive program so Wizz stays there

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by 815253
Wed Aug 11, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

On one runway in JFK there is 1,3km unavailable for landing ^^ https://www.linkpicture.com/q/Polish_20210811_100655049.png — W6 opened up the base in DTM recently. They also fly to CGN. DUS is not far away from both airports. There are regional and intercity trains having non-stop connections betwee...

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by 815253
Wed Aug 11, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 379
Views: 89614

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

They are looking into feeding with either DY or Flyr for flights from OSL. They are still in the talks (unable to find the article atm). Then it would fit. Flyr and Norwegian in OSL. In LGW and CDG mainly worldwide by easyjet and some feeding from Norwegian. Wizz has >10 destinations from each OSL ...

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by 815253
Wed Aug 11, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

The reason are the displaced thresholds of the DTM runway. https://www.ruhr24.de/bilder/2021/04/21/90469820/25500423-landebahn-am-flughafen-dortmund-2gDajj8eJna6.jpg That are the ones, who look like a zebra crossing. A plane is only permitted to land behind them. So the usable lenght of the DTM runw...

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by 815253
Wed Aug 11, 2021 1:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?
Replies: 111
Views: 12119

Re: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?

It looks like 11 daily departures including Sharjah: https://www.google.com/travel/flights/search?tfs=CBwQAhpIag0IAxIJL20vMDFmMDhyagsIAxIHL20vMGd4amoOCAMSCi9tLzAzdzlndGYSCjIwMjEtMDktMDlyDAgDEggvbS8wMTYxYygAcAGCAQsI____________AUABSAGYAQI&tfu=EgYIAxAAGAA&curr=EUR (Google Flights DXB,AUH,SHJ -...

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by 815253
Wed Aug 11, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 379
Views: 89614

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Regarding feeders they are looking for airlines on both sides of the atlantic. FR seems to be out. They only serve 3 destinations each in OSL and LGW. FR was interested in feeding Norwegian, but then denied because of the financial situations of Norwegian. The start of Norse' operations is going to ...

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by 815253
Tue Aug 10, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Meanwhile back in reality, Wizz Air announced a new round of cuts, this time at SKP, cuts will start in September. Turku from 2 to 1. Bremen from 2 to 1 (this one was reduced in July) Hannover 2 to 1 Barcelona from 2 to 1 Gothenburg from 3 to 2 Malmo from 3 to 2 Nuremberg from 2 to 1 Vaxjo from 2 t...

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by 815253
Tue Aug 10, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?
Replies: 111
Views: 12119

Re: Next destinations from WizzAir from Abu Dhabi?

AUH-BAH has been announced. cool. Bahrain was in 'likely' and you were the one, who also brought it up as a Gulf country. Bahrain is in the Middle East, which was mentioned by more users. Wizz flies AUH->Bahrain one-way from 18€, while other airlines charge over 170€. Let's see when Bahrrain gets t...

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by 815253
Tue Aug 10, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 71112

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Let's see which one will resist Wizz Air the longest, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan or Kirgizstan :D haha :) I don't know, Wizz Air lost all its credibility with me during this pandemic, opening bases left-right-center with big announcements and closing them down after. By all means they can have wishes a...

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