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Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:03 am

This news just surfaced that a certain Krunk Air of Armenia may be taking over Armavia's role claiming to be getting an A340 soon!

http://news.am/eng/news/147462.html


However, according to Armenia's Civil Aviation authorities, no such airline exists. In Armenian, Krunk means crane thus the photo in the below article:
http://armenpress.am/eng/news/714003/
 
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:13 am

Wasn't there a proposal some time ago to lease an A340 and fly between Armenia and California?
 
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:29 am

Really?

"Krunk" Air?   
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:13 am

Quoting OD720 (Thread starter):
However, according to Armenia's Civil Aviation authorities, no such airline exists. In Armenian, Krunk means crane thus the photo in the below article:
Quoting oldeuropean (Reply 2):
"Krunk" Air?

Lil Jon's Airline!   

Quoting OD720 (Thread starter):
This news just surfaced that a certain Krunk Air of Armenia may be taking over Armavia's role claiming to be getting an A340 soon!

Hmm I'll honestly have to believe it when I see it.

But then again there's a lot of A340s floating around.
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:33 am

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 3):
Lil Jon's Airline!

Yeeeeaaahhhh!

Seriously, Lil John was the first thing that came to mind. What does Krunk mean in Armenia?
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:27 am

Krunk means crane and is pronounced Kroonk  
 
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:06 pm

Quoting JU068 (Reply 1):

Wasn't there a proposal some time ago to lease an A340 and fly between Armenia and California?

Yes, Armavia wanted an A340 for EVN-LAX-EVN.
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:06 pm

I'd love to see an A340 in an Armenian livery. I even designed an FSX texture for one earlier in the week.   

Anyway, getting back on topic, apparently Krunk Air isn't even registered in Armenia.
http://armenpress.am/eng/news/714003...air-not-registered-in-armenia.html
Did anyone else notice that rather interesting looking Airbus Beluga in the article? 
Quoting JU068 (Reply 1):
Wasn't there a proposal some time ago to lease an A340 and fly between Armenia and California?
Quoting Braniff747SP (Reply 6):
Yes, Armavia wanted an A340 for EVN-LAX-EVN.

Yes, at one stage they were thinking of getting the A340-500s that Kingfisher never took up. Ironically (and sadly IMO) one of them has been delivered to Azerbaijan a few weeks ago. According to the US diplomatic cables (thankyou Wikileaks) they were also thinking of getting a 767 at one stage.

http://wikileaks.org/cable/2010/02/10YEREVAN63.html
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 4:50 pm

Is their slogan "Get Krunk"?
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:29 pm

I don't think smaller countries do themselves a favor with airline names that noone outside their country understands... in fact, even ARMavia was already a bit off...
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:41 pm

Motto:
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:47 pm

It certainly does not have the ring of Armavia  
 
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:28 am

Quoting zkojq (Reply 7):

I'd love to see an A340 in an Armenian livery.

And have it fly to LAX, yes. Seriously though, I'm sure they'd fill that thing...
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:32 am

Quoting Fly-K (Reply 9):
in fact, even ARMavia was already a bit off

Merging the words Armenia + Aviation. Could be worse.  
Quoting Darksnowynight (Reply 12):
Seriously though, I'm sure they'd fill that thing...

There are certainly enough Armenian-Americans, part Armenians, slightly Armenians (like me I guess) and expat Armenians in California lol.

[Edited 2013-04-06 22:33:26]
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:40 am

Quoting zkojq (Reply 13):

There are certainly enough Armenian-Americans, part Armenians, slightly Armenians (like me I guess) and expat Armenians in California lol.

Yeah, especially out in New Yerevan, I mean Glendale. I'm always surprised that LAX doesn't have a presence from Armavia. But it would be great to at least get Krunk out here. Take that last sentence how you will,  
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sun Apr 07, 2013 1:58 pm

Quoting Darksnowynight (Reply 12):
Seriously though, I'm sure they'd fill that thing...

I'm sure load factors would be decent. Now whether the yields would be high as well, that is extremely unlikely on such a long sector.

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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:09 pm

Didn't U8 have an agreement with LY to connect passengers from LAX via TLV? I could have sworn that they had been working together on a one-stop solution.
 
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:14 pm

They should just name it "Otanav"
and call it a day.
 
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:58 pm

Some bold statement by Krunk director:

“We are ready to invest EUR 750 million in case of having no obstacle,” Armenpress quoted Poghosyan, underlining they were ready to bring 8 planes to Yerevan.

http://armenpress.am/eng/news/714867...%9D-investing-eur-750-million.html
 
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RE: Armenia's New Airline Krunk Air?

Sat Apr 13, 2013 4:44 am

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 10):
Motto:
"Fly high with Krunk Air"

Alliance partners:
Air Ganja of Jamaica
and
Air Coca of Peru

They should look at 5th-Freedom connection opportunities from my hometown... the name alone would make it very popular in YVR!      
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