aviationjunky
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EK in LAS

Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:51 pm

Drove by the airport today and noticed an EK 777 parked at the domestic D gates.

EK doesn't fly to LAS, so does anyone know what's going on?
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dubaiamman243
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Re: EK in LAS

Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:52 pm

It was A6-EWI. it operated Dubai-Taif-Las Vegas.

Taif is a city in KSA
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Re: EK in LAS

Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:01 pm

dubaiamman243 wrote:
It was A6-EWI. it operated Dubai-Taif-Las Vegas.

Taif is a city in KSA


So does EK fly to LAS now? Or was it just chartered?
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Re: EK in LAS

Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:05 pm

aviationjunky wrote:
dubaiamman243 wrote:
It was A6-EWI. it operated Dubai-Taif-Las Vegas.

Taif is a city in KSA


So does EK fly to LAS now? Or was it just chartered?


Chartered.
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Re: EK in LAS

Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:14 am

Does anyone know the reason for this odd charter?
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Re: EK in LAS

Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:10 am

What market is there for the ME3 in Las Vegas? I know that QR wants to launch flights to LAS. but it seems like a tiny market that will only be supported by connections. It makes more sense for QR to fly to SFO because there's a large Indian population that will connect in DOH, for example.
 
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Re: EK in LAS

Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:34 am

KSA charter to Vegas. LMFAO.
 
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Re: EK in LAS

Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:24 am

32andBelow wrote:
KSA charter to Vegas. LMFAO.


Why? could be an all male group. Besides some KSA royal kid was mad he missed his Concorde in the 80s, so he chartered one. So a 777 is definitely in the realm of possibility for their wallet.
 
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Re: EK in LAS

Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:59 am

What goes on inside the Kingdom as opposed to outside the Kingdom are two tooooootallly different things. Apparently Dubai was getting to ordinary so they decided to go to the real Vegas!
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