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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 1:12 am

IR 744 FRIDAY 06 APR 07
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BRD TIME T D/I OFF TIME T D/I FLY/GROUND EQP
THR 0500 2 I DAM 0615 I 1:45/ 1:30 74L
DAM 0745 I CCS 1545 I 15:00 74L
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TOTAL FLYING TIME THR - CCS 16:45
TOTAL GROUND TIME THR - CCS 1:30
TOTAL JOURNEY TIME THR - CCS 18:15

FRI 06APR07 TEHRAN /CARACAS 06/0000 06/2359
THR1CCS 0500 1545 IR 744 CA YA QA MA VA 74L

All classes available !!! Anyone want to book ????
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 2:38 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 55):
All classes available !!! Anyone want to book ????

why not.... specially if they are offering cheap fares to europe via THR  Smile
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 2:43 am

IR 744 FRIDAY 06 APR 07
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BRD TIME T D/I OFF TIME T D/I FLY/GROUND EQP
DAM 0745 I CCS 1545 I 15:00 74L
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TOTAL FLYING TIME DAM - CCS 15:00
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CLASSES


Jee, 15 hours on a 747SP .....how cool !!!! I actually have to say im thinking about it !!! But would have to be in Homa Class of course. I didnt know 15 hours was possible on a 747SP. No fares are loaded yet into the computer.
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 3:27 am

Quoting DEVILFISH (Reply 51):

Here is a more recent photo of the sole serviceable 747SP.....

Accoprding to a german magazine, EP-IAB is back in service since December 2006. So we would have two operating Iran Air 747SP.
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 6:33 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 57):
But would have to be in Homa Class of course.

yes as 15 hours without booze and than in eco...
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:12 am

Would be interesting to fly LHR-THR-DAM-CCS
Next destinations, Suarabaya, beirut, paris, Accra
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:57 am

Quoting Soups (Reply 60):
Would be interesting to fly LHR-THR-DAM-CCS



Quoting OA260 (Reply 57):
Jee, 15 hours on a 747SP .....how cool !!!! I actually have to say im thinking about it !!! But would have to be in Homa Class of course. I didnt know 15 hours was possible on a 747SP. No fares are loaded yet into the computer.



Quoting Avianca (Reply 56):
why not.... specially if they are offering cheap fares to europe via THR

looks like they will fill the flights with airliners.net nuts and diplomatic traffic...

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Tue Feb 06, 2007 9:06 am

Quoting Amirs (Reply 52):
Even Israel once let an Iranian a/c that was hijacked land in Israel when all other countires in the area denied the flight permission to land.



And Israel and Iran maintained fairly close diplomatic relations from Israel's founding in 1948 until the Islamic revolution in Iran in the late 1970s. El Al and Iran Air operated scheduled flights between Tel Aviv and Tehran during that period. I believe the LY service ended in 1978 during the latter days of the Shah's regime following a terrorist bombing of the LY office in Tehran. LY operated numerous 747 flights from THR to TLV during that period carrying Jewish refugees who wanted to leave Iran.

If not mistaken, even today, Iran has the largest Jewish population in the Middle East outside Israel.
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 9:13 am

Quoting RAFVC10 (Reply 54):
Iran Air has post it's scheduled flights from THR to CCS with inaugural flight on April 6, 2007 and operating just one weekly flight.

Actually, it appears the first flight will operate on March 16th, and it's pretty full:

16MAR FRI THR/Z‡3.5 CCS/AST-7.5
IR RESPONSE ** DIRECT CONNECT PARTICIPANT **
7IR 744 C2 Z0 Y4 Q0 M0 THRCCS 0500 1545 74L 1

The week after, everything is empty:

23MAR FRI THR/Z‡3.5 CCS/AST-7.5
IR RESPONSE ** DIRECT CONNECT PARTICIPANT **
7IR 744 C2 Z0 Y4 Q4 M4 THRCCS 0500 1545 74L 1

OT for this discussion, but didn't Iraqi Airways fly to South America back in the day?
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 9:55 am

Quoting LH459 (Reply 63):
OT for this discussion, but didn't Iraqi Airways fly to South America back in the day?

Correct. Iraqi operated the Baghdad - Lisbon - Rio de Janeiro route in the early 80s. This route was flown for political reasons and its main reason was to transport armament, weaponry, as well as other industrial heavy machinery from Brazil and Chile to Iraq on the 747s cargo hold. It is said that at the time, the U.S. was supplying weaponry to Saddam--through its close ally, General Pinochet, in Chile. I have also read somewhere that at the time, there was many Brazilian citizens working in Iraq in the engineering and petroleum sectors as the Iraq of the 80s was booming and needed skilled labor to satisfy its growth and so there was a certain amount VFR market between the two countries for which this flight served.

Here is a link to a picture of an Iraqi Airways 747 Combi being loaded up at Rio de Janeiro:

http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=126868

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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:01 am

Quoting FlyDreamliner (Reply 6):
Wow, Iran, Syria, and Venezuela all on one flight. That's amazing. It's like the axis of evil 2.0 express.

They should tag on a North Korea segment, just for shits and giggles.
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 2:05 pm

Quoting BPS3458 (Reply 50):
Being a freight forwarder myself I wouldn't hesitate one minute to book freight on this flight being 100% certain that the freight rate would be half of the rate charged by carriers such as LH, etc.

I agree 100%, as long as it is guaranteed the flight will go so the client isnt let down, but my point was there will be certain cargoes that LH (and the rest) simply wont accept as it is embargoed, and wont get out of FRA anyway if they did - but no such qualms with IR...
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 3:51 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 57):
IR 744 FRIDAY 06 APR 07
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BRD TIME T D/I OFF TIME T D/I FLY/GROUND EQP
DAM 0745 I CCS 1545 I 15:00 74L
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TOTAL FLYING TIME DAM - CCS 15:00
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CLASSES

Ok, so it just has to make an interesting ironic statement, though--a political prestige route from THR-CCS on a 747? Last time I checked, Boeing was an AMERICAN company...  rotfl 
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Tue Feb 06, 2007 6:09 pm

Quoting Latinplane (Reply 65):
Correct. Iraqi operated the Baghdad - Lisbon - Rio de Janeiro route in the early 80s

Now that would have been a great trip.

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 66):
They should tag on a North Korea segment, just for shits and giggles.

Yeah that would make a great trip report!!!

Quoting B52murph (Reply 68):
Ok, so it just has to make an interesting ironic statement, though--a political prestige route from THR-CCS on a 747? Last time I checked, Boeing was an AMERICAN company...

Well the Americans are good for something LOL


So whos gonna ride this route and post a trip report???
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Wed Feb 07, 2007 2:50 am

Quoting Avianca (Reply 61):
looks like they will fill the flights with airliners.net nuts



Quoting OA260 (Reply 69):
So whos gonna ride this route and post a trip report??

I am definetly taking this flight as soon as fares are published. Any one can help me on this? Anyone want to come along?

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Wed Feb 07, 2007 2:59 am

Yeap! Any hint on fares? I might be on Peter! What i dislike its that its only a weekly frequency!
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:06 am

Quoting RP TPA (Reply 34):
Hmmmm....Tehran, Damascus, Caracas....I wonder what would happen if this plane ever had a mid-flight emergency and had to divert to to the USA?

The US being a civilized country, we'd let them land just like we would any other plane whose passengers were in trouble. If anybody were injured or sick, we'd take care of them, and if the airline had to fly in mechanics to take care of a problem, we'd make sure it happened.

That's not to say the Miami PD (and other law enforcement, et al) wouldn't be keeping a close eye on things.
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:27 am

Quoting Pzurita1 (Reply 69):
as soon as fares are published

Will the fare be published in US Dollars?  Wink Big grin

Quoting Ghost77 (Reply 70):
its only a weekly frequency

After the novelty wears off, we will find out what the demand for this flight really is. In April 2008, which will be one year after IR inaugurated this flight, I would be interested to know if IR (1) suspends it, (2) still operates it only once a week, or (3) increases its frequency to meet rising demand.
 
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Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:54 am

Quoting Soups (Reply 60):
Would be interesting to fly LHR-THR-DAM-CCS

Or you could do a LHR-DAM on RB 74L and DAM-CCS on IR 74L. How cool would it be to fly on the two last scheduled airlines using the 747SP on the same trip?!
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Wed Feb 07, 2007 4:42 am

Quoting A300 (Reply 42):
Things are not as bad as everyone makes look.



Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 48):
US-Iran relations are hardly good by any means, but they are not as bad as people like to think.

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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:18 am

Quoting Latinplane (Reply 64):
Here is a link to a picture of an Iraqi Airways 747 Combi being loaded up at Rio de Janeiro:

Fantastic! Thanks for that!

And the other details were very interesting, too.  eyepopping 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Wed Feb 07, 2007 7:59 am

Quoting Latinplane (Reply 64):
Iraqi operated the Baghdad - Lisbon - Rio de Janeiro route

I though they operated it via CMN and not lisbon.
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Wed Feb 07, 2007 9:24 am

Quoting Douglasdc10 (Reply 58):
Accoprding to a german magazine, EP-IAB is back in service since December 2006. So we would have two operating Iran Air 747SP.

If so, the resident photo hounds here on A.net had been remiss - as the latest photos in the database were from the September 2004 sightseeing flight with aviation enthusiasts on board.  camera 

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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 09, 2007 12:23 am

DAM-CCS-DAM €583 PLUS TAX!!!! NOT BAD AT ALL
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 09, 2007 1:18 am

Quoting LH459 (Reply 63):
Actually, it appears the first flight will operate on March 16th, and it's pretty full:

First flight should be 02MAR07

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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 09, 2007 1:25 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 78):
DAM-CCS-DAM €583 PLUS TAX!!!! NOT BAD AT ALL

were can you book it ? well via internet=
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 09, 2007 5:31 am

Im not sure , I can book it in my office on our computers . I guess you can book it though any IR office also .
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 09, 2007 5:41 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 81):
Im not sure , I can book it in my office on our computers . I guess you can book it though any IR office also .

ok, because on the IR homepage CCS still does not show as destination....
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Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:36 pm

Quoting Avianca (Reply 82):
ok, because on the IR homepage CCS still does not show as destination....

call your travel agent
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 09, 2007 6:03 pm

Quoting Jimyvr (Reply 83):
call your travel agent

I sont think his local Travel Agent would have an IATA CIP plate yet so they cant issue tickets!!!

There must be an IR GSA in CCS if they are flying there !!! Call the airport in CCS and ask who is handling them then call and ask them where to buy tickets.
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 09, 2007 6:51 pm

Quoting Pzurita1 (Reply 69):
I am definetly taking this flight as soon as fares are published



Quoting Ghost77 (Reply 70):
Yeap! Any hint on fares? I might be on

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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:55 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 29):
The flight used to be operated by an IL96 or 86 im not sure which but it used to stop off in Shannon . They sold tickets on it SNN-HAV .

IL86, SVO-SNN-HAV-MEX-HAV-SNN-SVO. I made that trip twice. Landing in SNN took place late in the evening/early morning and the duty free shops were closed.

Quoting Pzurita1 (Reply 69):
I am definetly taking this flight as soon as fares are published. Any one can help me on this? Anyone want to come along?



Quoting Ghost77 (Reply 70):
Yeap! Any hint on fares? I might be on Peter!

I'm in!! Eddie, want to tag along? Would be a fun group!! Plus there are plenty of -different- things to see and do in Iran in six days before the return flight... Persepolis, Shiraz... Not to mention possibly the last real chance of flying a B747SP...

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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:41 am

Wasnt there an Dal L-10-11 that has been sitting in THR for a while now or is it gone
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Sun Feb 11, 2007 8:07 am

Quoting Jimyvr (Reply 83):
call your travel agent



Quoting OA260 (Reply 84):
I sont think his local Travel Agent would have an IATA CIP plate yet so they cant issue tickets!!!

+ the last time I used a travel agent is more than nearly 10 years ago.... I am normally using the internet...

Quoting OA260 (Reply 84):
There must be an IR GSA in CCS if they are flying there !!! Call the airport in CCS and ask who is handling them then call and ask them where to buy tickets.

let me check... anyway it would be a really instreting trip, not only due the flight....
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Sun Feb 11, 2007 11:58 am

Quoting Pzurita1 (Reply 18):
Where or how can I buy a ticket of this flight? I would be starting in CCS.



Quoting LXM83 (Reply 73):
Or you could do a LHR-DAM on RB 74L and DAM-CCS on IR 74L. How cool would it be to fly on the two last scheduled airlines using the 747SP on the same trip?!

DAM-THR and reverse is available too, and that's only £150 or so! Definitely though, I will fly this one! You could actually make a good trip from LHR;

LHR-DAM on Syrian 747SP
DAM-CCS on Iranian 747SP
CCS-HAV on Cubana
HAV-LHR on Virgin

It would be ideal actually for me, I want to fly the historic airliners in Iran, but I also want to fly them around the Caribbean from Cuba, so I'm thinking perhaps a combined trip. Mind you, I think that could prove a little costly - time to start saving up!

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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Wed Feb 14, 2007 5:39 am

Would be great to see this in Ecuador. No chances I guess right?
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:15 pm

Quoting Stirling (Reply 91):
I am curious....what exactly is wrong with this being a "Political" route?
Is Not Washington D.C. to London; Political?
New York City to Geneva?
Paris to Algiers?
??

True!!!!

Quoting Stirling (Reply 91):
How can someone who won an open and transparent election, with 63% of the vote, who also allowed the opposition to mount a re-call (failed) election against him, who has reduced those living in poverty from 44% to 34% of the population, be considered a "Dictator"?
Because he is unafraid of criticising the U.S.?

To be honest there is not much choice between Iranian politians and anyone who wanted to set up a modern and free society would be quickly crushed by the religious council. I have a friend in Shiraz and have been to Iran and although its a lovely country and its people are very nice , alot of them hate the government and do feel oppressed ( my friend included). I have no problem with anyone standing up against Bush but the current Iranian regime is not that nice !!!
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:24 pm

Quoting Stirling (Reply 91):
I am curious....what exactly is wrong with this being a "Political" route?
Is Not Washington D.C. to London; Political?
New York City to Geneva?
Paris to Algiers?
??

DC to London is a flight between two capitals and airlines dont serve this route simply to gloriofy relations between the Kindgdom and the USA. There is huge traffic between these two hubs.

NYC to GVA can be thought of a political route to a certain extent, but then again, NYC is the US's trade and financial hub so there could be OandD traffic between them.

Tehran to Caracas?? Forgive me but there is no way in the world this route makes sense.

Quoting Stirling (Reply 91):
Should two nations with strong diplomatic ties not have aviation links between them?

Usually, but not always. Most of the time the diplomatic ties between nations is on the basis of strong economic ties=flights between the nations.
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:30 pm

Quoting Stirling (Reply 91):
How can someone who won an open and transparent election, with 63% of the vote, who also allowed the opposition to mount a re-call (failed) election against him, who has reduced those living in poverty from 44% to 34% of the population, be considered a "Dictator"?
Because he is unafraid of criticising the U.S.?

You should not talk about something you have no clue ! And from what you say it is pretty clear that you don't have the slightest idea on what is going on ! You are one of those people reading the Cuba-like propaganda and taking everything for real without reflecting and listening to the other opinions.
And maybe in some years you will be one of those wanting Venezuela to be invaded or boycotted because of its communist regime that does not allow free travel, free expression and violating all other human rights. Don't close your eyes now please ! Have a closer look. And - criticisising the USA is no problem, the question is in which way it is done.

Quoting Stirling (Reply 91):
I am curious....what exactly is wrong with this being a "Political" route?
Is Not Washington D.C. to London; Political?
New York City to Geneva?
Paris to Algiers?
??

No airline would fly these routes if they wouldn't make money. These are NO political routes but routes with a high percentage of "political" passengers. You are maybe mixing up something.

Quoting Stirling (Reply 91):

Should two nations with strong diplomatic ties not have aviation links between them?

Of course they should. I would even see no problem if the governments support the setup of such a route with a limited amount of money for a limited period of time. But the number of passengers expected here are that low that the government needs to pay almost everything. I just hope that the Iranian government pays (through Iran Air), not the Venezuela. Although I doubt the Iranian are that stupid.
This flight is certainly paid with taxes or oil income that needs to be dedicated to really reduce poverty and encourage private activities to develop the country.

I am just hoping that this flight brings some tourists from Middle East that spend their money in this wonderful country.
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Thu Feb 15, 2007 8:23 pm

Quoting Chiguire (Reply 94):
You are one of those people reading the Cuba-like propaganda and taking everything for real without reflecting and listening to the other opinions.

Cuba is my favourite Caribbean Island and its people are amazing. I have been there 4 times and Cuba gains my total respect.
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:03 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 95):
people are amazing

Agreed 100 % ! No doubt, they deserve our respect ! I want to make sure that my statement was not related to the very nice and friendly people of Cuba but the political system. Sorry for this non-av statement, but I needed to clarify that.

The air traffic between Cuba and Venezuela BTW has increased dramatically. Although most of the flights are not scheduled but charters from several governmental institutions. But whenever you are in Caracas now, you can almost always find a cuban aircarft at CCS.
The only scheduled service seems to be the 4x weekly Aeropostal flights and some Cubana flights that I can't check because they are not displayed in the GDS I have.
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:32 pm

Quoting Stirling (Reply 91):
am curious....what exactly is wrong with this being a "Political" route?
Is Not Washington D.C. to London; Political?
New York City to Geneva?
Paris to Algiers?

It would seem that many people want to (and do) travel each of these routes, judging by the multiple frequencies daily on each. Without having numbers to prove it, I'd guess that there's a healthy mix of business, VFR, leisure, and government/diplomatic traffic on each.

As for THR-CCS, how much VFR or leisure traffic is there? I suspect this flight is in place to allow easier travel for the other two categories: government/diplomatic and perhaps business. Cargo, too?
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 16, 2007 12:35 am

Quoting DiscoverCSG (Reply 97):
As for THR-CCS, how much VFR or leisure traffic is there?

like 10 passengers per year...
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 16, 2007 12:51 am

Quoting Chiguire (Reply 96):
The air traffic between Cuba and Venezuela BTW has increased dramatically. Although most of the flights are not scheduled but charters from several governmental institutions. But whenever you are in Caracas now, you can almost always find a cuban aircarft at CCS.
The only scheduled service seems to be the 4x weekly Aeropostal flights and some Cubana flights that I can't check because they are not displayed in the GDS I have.

Regardless of the Venezuela-Cuba charters, the major player in the scheduled service isn't Cubana or Aeropostal but CM, CCS-HAV twice daily, MAR-HAV daily.
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 16, 2007 1:16 am

sorry , but an A340-200 is the right plane for IR ti restaure its ultra lon hauls !

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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 16, 2007 1:26 am

Quoting 2travel2know (Reply 99):
Regardless of the Venezuela-Cuba charters, the major player in the scheduled service isn't Cubana or Aeropostal but CM, CCS-HAV twice daily, MAR-HAV daily.

but with stop in PTY, this service is mainly used for business traffic.... but I have my doubts they have a bigger market-share than VH or CU....

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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Fri Feb 16, 2007 6:32 am

Quoting Stirling (Reply 100):
Until Chavez, Venezuela was ruled by leaders who cared more about their standing within the IMF and World Bank than they did with their own people. Leaders who had no problem getting fat off of Venezuela's wealth.

You are right here, this is the reason Chavez came to power.
But I, too don't want to start with politics here

Quoting Avianca (Reply 101):
but with stop in PTY, this service is mainly used for business traffic.... but I have my doubts they have a bigger market-share than VH or CU....

Yes, but I am sure that the market power of CM should not be underestimated. The two daily frequencies out of CCS are always packed. And passengers travel everywhere, MCO, SAO, MEX, LAX...of course HAV. They have a great system. And Venezuelan airlines could do the same if.......
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:08 am

Sorry my Friends ,

but where did you get this info ; i saw the iran air . com / no CCS destination mentionned .

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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:20 am

Quoting Dennys (Reply 103):

but where did you get this info ; i saw the iran air . com / no CCS destination mentionned .

Check the GDS. The flight is available and open for bookings from Apr 13th to Oct 27th.
Leaving THR Fridays on 05:00 am, arriving CCS at 15:45h, leaving CCS Saturday (crew rest) at 18:45 arriving on Sunday in THR at 18:45h. Stop in DAM both ways.
 
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RE: First Iran Air Flight Arrives CCS

Thu Feb 22, 2007 8:22 am

The IR summer schedule is now available as a PDF file on their website. The THR-DAM-CCS-DAM-THR weekly flights are listed, using Boeing B747SPs. The THR-KUL flights will be going to thrice weekly from the current once. In addition, there are new domestic flights from THR to Gorgan (GBT) and Tabas (TCX), operated by Fokker F100s
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