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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Fri Jan 24, 2014 11:25 pm

Quoting guyanam (Reply 92):
True because all the people who want to shop and cant get a US visa will be off to PTY. SXM will lose some of its business.

And now with the "new" US visa scam scandal going on in GEO, I think more and more will opt to PTY.

Source back from july but recently there were other rumors on TV: http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/07/u-...-in-alleged-sex-for-visas-swindle/
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:25 am

Quoting 2travel2know2 (Reply 98):

Yes. Our honorary Caribbean friend, andrefranca, has been to Guyana. So its likely that some other adventurous types might be curious about Guyana, as well as Suriname and French Guyana, the three oddities perched at the northeastern edge off South America with their backs turned to the rest of the continent, and totally focused across the Atlantic to the Caribbean islands, North America, as well as Europe in the case of Suriname and French Guyana.

If Panamanians understand Jamaicans they will find Guyanese OK.

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 99):

Well the GY govt is trying to justify the huge waste on developing a new terminal with EIGHT jet ways. They are still humiliated over DL last year, so need something new to boast about. COPA seemed to have made an announcement in Panama, at the time of the press conference in Guyana, so the govt says. They are however dying to let another cat out of the bag, but I assume were given specific instructions not to do so. Don't know if its B6, or AA out of MIA finally planning to add GEO, after many years of rumors. Know they claim to be talkng to G3, but I some how doubt that.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sat Jan 25, 2014 8:02 pm

Who is really flying for travel span now? Have a friend who works for vision air and I was told by him they are not flying the flights for TS. Who did TS sub the flights to?
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sat Jan 25, 2014 8:39 pm

Quoting skystar767 (Reply 102):

Flightaware has it as Vision:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/RBY501

But this news article has it as Dynamic Air:

http://www.caribbeanlifenews.com/sto...14_01_06_tangerine_travelspan.html

Will let you know if I see it at GEO.

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:06 pm

GUYAIR707,

Flightaware is live flight tracker so if they show it was operated by Vision Air, the aircraft indeed is of Vision Air. No need to look at that article you mentioned.

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:45 am

Quoting GUYAIR707 (Reply 103):

In addition there has been recent press which stated that Vision was recruiting Guyanese cabin attendants. They are acquiring other planes, so I guess these will be used on the Guyana route.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sun Jan 26, 2014 2:35 am

Quoting guyanam (Reply 101):
Our honorary Caribbean friend, andrefranca, has been to Guyana.

Oh thank you very much. Maybe one day I'll be a true caribbean citizen  
Quoting guyanam (Reply 101):
Know they claim to be talkng to G3, but I some how doubt that.

I'm always skeptical when the topic is G3, but I know they're desperate for a "normal" stopover on route to the US and venezuela is a pain, I don't know how they're doing in SDQ/PUJ so GEO may be an option... NOW GEO in on the hotspot at the moment and talking about Venezuela:

"CONVIASA starts this saturday flight linking Puerto Ordaz to Georgetown, Guyana."

It will be operated once a week on Saturdays.

Source: http://www.el-nacional.com/sociedad/...-regulares-Guyana_0_343765664.html
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:33 am

Vision air is not doing the flights. The flights are sub to other airlines using vision air flight numbers. I have a friend who works for vision and she said they are not doing the flights. The class that was hired in NYC did not even do their IOE yet.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:06 pm

Skystar767, the flight we are talking about here was operated by a 767-200 with Vision Air code. There is no other airline in the U.S. that operates the 767-200 besides the major airline so that flight should be a Vision Air 767-200. I can't see anyone else.

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:37 pm

Quoting andrefranca (Reply 106):
I don't know how they're doing in SDQ/PUJ

Its not going gangbusters….I know that.
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:01 pm

Quoting A388 (Reply 108):

Dynamic Airways (the same airline and aircraft wet leased by EZJet) operates N250MY, a B762, to GEO for Travelspan.
You are said to be a good pilot when your take-off's equal your landings.
 
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Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:07 pm

Okay thanks LimaFoxTango.

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Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:03 pm

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 109):

Yeah, the same goes for BGI, I never, ever heard or saw G3 promoting it, at least not in nothern Brazil.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Jan 27, 2014 1:57 pm

What has happened to AA's non stop flight from JFK to Barbados? Obviously this has been canceled since I can't find it. Does anyone know why? It used to be AA1385.
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:32 pm

Quoting aerofan (Reply 113):
What has happened to AA's non stop flight from JFK to Barbados? Obviously this has been canceled since I can't find it. Does anyone know why? It used to be AA1385.
http://caribbejan.tumblr.com/post/63...irlines-stops-jfk-barbados-flights
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:47 pm

Quoting LimaFoxTango (Reply 114):

Thank you.

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:54 pm

Quoting LimaFoxTango (Reply 114):

Has any progress been made in attracting another airline? Or will BGI remain with less airlift from NYC than ANU in the peak winter season?
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:52 pm

Quoting beeweel15 (Reply 117):

It will be fatal to BW only when they take JAM over.

I think in the future in order to survive BW will be the "new" LIAT. Just my thoughs....
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:16 pm

This is an off topic question, but I think it fits in this thread, and I assume the regular visitors of this thread probably have the best knowledge base to answer the question. So, if you could help me out I'd greatly appreciate it. I booked my first trip to SXM this last weekend (beyond excited!) and on the outbound trip I am flying Winair SXM-SJU where I'm switching to US for my flight back to the states. Now I know that US and Winair just recently launched a sort of codeshare, but I was wondering if anyone knows if this flight will be operated on the leased ATR-42?

Flight is WM 112 on June 21, 2014 and departs SXM 1050AM and arrives SJU 1230PM for reference.
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:16 am

Quoting ATAIndy (Reply 119):
I booked my first trip to SXM this last weekend (beyond excited!) and on the outbound trip I am flying Winair SXM-SJU where I'm switching to US for my flight back to the states. Now I know that US and Winair just recently launched a sort of codeshare, but I was wondering if anyone knows if this flight will be operated on the leased ATR-42?

ALAIK, insel isn't flying straight from there anymore and winair has not made official announcement on the route yet, so you'll be either flying LIAT or B6? If winair does start, it will be ATR.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:45 am

9N announced BZE-MID today. March 3rd start. MWF to start. Looks like the schedule allows pax to connect to FRS, GUA, RTB, SAP too.

release is on their FB page

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tropic-Air-Belize/340653164591
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Sat Feb 01, 2014 11:15 pm

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 121):
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tropic-Air-Belize/340653164591

Nice! 9N is growing up fast!!!
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:46 pm

Guys,

I asked this back in November of last year already, there is an aviation seminar in Panama in April this year, this is the link to it:


http://www.aeropodium.com/panama.html


Do any of you know this event? Is it only aimed at Panama or the Americas as well? How does it compare to the Air Cargo Americas Conference in Miami?

2travel2know or Yellowtail, can you tell us more about this seminar?

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:12 pm

Trying to look up the fare from JFK to GEO on Copa airline,but nothing is coming up for July 11 the day in which Copa will start flying to GEO. I did try PTY to GEO wow $983.00 r/t? That's way to much. Anyone knows why JFK-GEO can not be booked?
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:30 pm

Quoting A388 (Reply 123):
Quote:
This event will also provide excellent networking opportunities for operators, aircraft manufacturers, banks, airports, law firms, financial analysts, leasing and finance companies and all aviation professionals with an interest in the current and future development of the region’s commercial aviation sector.

It seems that anyone can attend!
Maybe one of these years i will have a look and see what the conference is all about!

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:35 pm

Quoting AA1818 (Reply 125):
It seems that anyone can attend!

Hey AA1818, wow, that has been a very long time since I last seen you post here. How are you doing?

About the seminar, I know anybody can attend, I'm just looking for people's opinions who have been there. How is this seminar? Is it big, is it good, which companies will be present there to promote their services etc...?

Cheers,

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:10 pm

Quoting skystar767 (Reply 124):
I did try PTY to GEO wow $983.00 r/t?

That sounds like a CM fare. It will not be cheap since they have a monopoly, and it is the norm in Central America. How else do you think CM makes all those profits.

I just paid AV $759 for a 30 min flight BZE-SAL

One thing we all have failed to realise is that many of the NGO's doing work in GEO (PAHO, UNICEF etc) are now being run out of PTY…that will help to fill J. and may have been the push for the service. I know PAHO was pushing CM hard for BZE…but BZE is not as isolated from PTY as GEO is.

[Edited 2014-02-03 09:14:06]
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:57 pm

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 127):
I just paid AV $759 for a 30 min flight BZE-SAL

shoooooou mate, ouch, I paid +- 405 usd on C, flying TA SAL-SJO/SJO-PTY.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:47 am

Quoting A388 (Reply 123):
2travel2know or Yellowtail, can you tell us more about this seminar?

I saw an email about it, but to tell you the truth I din't look at it. I will try to did it up and see if I can give you some more detail

Quoting andrefranca (Reply 128):
shoooooou mate, ouch, I paid +- 405 usd on C, flying TA SAL-SJO/SJO-PTY.

Yea, because there is a little competition keeping the fare down a tad….CM vs AV
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:06 pm

Been quiet here lately lol some news, CAL will have a new CEO soon from reports.
CAL and the Barbados Tourism Authority are finalizing plans for the return of flights 426/427 for the summer onward:
http://www.cbc.bb/index.php?option=c...ghts&catid=36:local-news&Itemid=59


Air Antilles, Winair announce strategic Caribbean alliance
"The respective chief executives of regional airlines Air Antilles and Winair gave joint presentations of their recently formed alliance that sees both airlines pooling their resources and equipment to facilitate travel within the entire Caribbean to over 22 destinations from the hubs of St. Maarten, Guadeloupe, and Martinique."
http://www.thedailyherald.com/index....nce&catid=1:islands-news&Itemid=54

LIAT - Keith Robertson retires
"After 40 years of uninterrupted service to LIAT, Captain Keith Michael Robertson will take his final flight tomorrow. Today, he flew passengers to Guyana for the last time, but he told a Barbados TODAY team on the flight that after retirement, he planned to soar in other areas of aviation. Minister of Foreign Affairs Maxine McClean (left) was also on the plane and she congratulated the Vincentian pilot who will get a grand send-off when he touches down at the Grantley Adams International Airport tomorrow morning."
http://www.nationnews.com/articles/view/from-father-to-son/

And we have BA Starting flights to Punta Cana:
British Airways is increasing its Gatwick services to the Caribbean and Florida from the start of the winter 2014/15 timetable on 26 October.

For the first time, the airline will offer non-stop flights to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, with a twice-weekly service.

The move will free up extra seats on flights to Antigua, as that service previously continued on to Punta Cana three times a week.

In addition, there will be two extra flights a week to Barbados between 30 November and 29 February, taking BA’s schedule to 12 weekly during the peak winter season.

Finally, an extra weekly service will operate to Kingston between 7 December and 22 February, increasing the peak weekly schedule to four.
http://www.e-tid.com/ba-adds-first-non-stop-dom-rep-flight/

[Edited 2014-02-06 14:09:50]
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Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:11 pm

Also Dominican Republic to get direct flights from Qatar, St. Croix
Two airlines have announced new flights to the Dominican Republic on Tuesday, one with plans to offer service from Qatar and the other starting March 15 from St. Croix.

Civil Aviation Board (JAC) director Luis Paulino Rodriguez met Tuesday with Qatar Ambassador Khamis Al-Sahouti, to announce the air services agreement for Qatar Airways to provide regular flights to the Caribbean nation, EFE reports.

http://www.dominicantoday.com/dr/tou...direct-flights-from-Qatar-St-Croix

This will be interesting to see how it works out.
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:26 pm

Some pics from the good old days

http://www.freeflight.com/aerospace/gallery/_img/barbados/Strip_Printers_Barbados_Tower_with_Aircraft_Background-1.jpg

http://www.mbiagrenada.com/sites/default/themes/bluemasters/images/aircrafts.jpg

http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-photos/photos/8/2/2/1405228.jpg

MD83 Departing SLU (TLPC)


[Edited 2014-02-06 14:29:44]
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:33 pm

Quoting caribbean484 (Reply 130):
Air Antilles, Winair announce strategic Caribbean alliance

Guess this is the latest hot thing….Tropic Air, TAG and CMAirlines also have formed a loose partnership in Western Caribbean too which covers BZE, SPR, RTB, CUN etc

Should Be an interesting ROUTES Conference in two weeks….BW is also giving a briefing.
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:45 pm

Quoting caribbean484 (Reply 130):
Air Antilles, Winair announce strategic Caribbean alliance

Great News.

Quoting caribbean484 (Reply 130):
"After 40 years of uninterrupted service to LIAT, Captain Keith Michael Robertson will take his final flight tomorrow.

Congrats, now he's free to enjoy his life.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:20 am

Quoting andrefranca (Reply 134):

I guess he will especially miss his "happy" passengers, angry on one of those LIAT days of hell one 3 aircraft go tech.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:41 am

Quoting caribbean484 (Reply 131):

That's a typo on their part. The new flight to LRM is out of SJU, not STX.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:34 pm

Quoting guyanam (Reply 135):

on my recent years of aviation in BR, the pilots or crews never ever had to deal with pax outside the plane (and when there was problem inside they were the first to flee even being against law), it was the (poor) ground staff who had to solve the sh¨%...
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:11 am

US Embassy in Georgetown issued a travel warning for US Citizens in Guyana against traveling with CAL on Monday 10th Feb to Wednesday 12th Feb, 2014.

http://www.caribbean360.com/index.ph...na_news/1106537.html#axzz2ssgPnQYv

Very unnerving for those of us that use this service regularly.

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:17 am

Quoting GUYAIR707 (Reply 138):
US Embassy in Georgetown issued a travel warning for US Citizens in Guyana against traveling with CAL on Monday 10th Feb to Wednesday 12th Feb, 2014.

Why just those two days?
The link isn't working for me so apologies if the answer is in the atricle.

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:56 am

Quoting AA1818 (Reply 139):

No details have been made available. Only that both BW and the GEO authorities will conduct additional scrutiny over these 3 days. Luckily its a soft period so people who don't want to endure this will be able to change to a later date, I will expect that BW will accommodate reasonable requests, given the circumstances.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:23 pm

Quoting AA1818 (Reply 139):

The unconfirmed threat is for Monday Feb 10th, but the warning was extended to Feb 12th apparently out of caution. The articles are all saying the same thing, and the warning can be read on the US Embassy in Guyana website.

http://georgetown.usembassy.gov/sm2914.html
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/...yana-airline-idUSBREA190RP20140210

Never heard of such a warning out of Guyana, not sure what is prompting this. I hope it's just some nutjob and not an entity with the capabilities of carrying out something. According to the Trinidad Express it originated from a telephone call out of Barbados.

http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/...lights-under-threat-244656041.html

GUYAIR707

[Edited 2014-02-10 05:27:45]
 
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Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:30 pm

Quoting guyanam (Reply 140):
No details have been made available. Only that both BW and the GEO authorities will conduct additional scrutiny over these 3 days. Luckily its a soft period so people who don't want to endure this will be able to change to a later date, I will expect that BW will accommodate reasonable requests, given the circumstances.
Quoting GUYAIR707 (Reply 141):
The unconfirmed threat is for Monday Feb 10th, but the warning was extended to Feb 12th apparently out of caution. The articles are all saying the same thing, and the warning can be read on the US Embassy in Guyana website.

I hope they resolve this quickly.
I am due to fly POS-GEO-POS from 17-Feb to 19-Feb 2014. Gulp!

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:36 pm

Quoting AA1818 (Reply 142):

I know, and I am supposed to fly GEO-POS-GEO Feb 14th - Feb 18th.

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:53 pm

Quoting GUYAIR707 (Reply 143):

Most likely a nut job as I don't see why either Guyana, Guyanese (even those who are naturalized US citizens), or Trinidad & Tobago would be identified by the normal terrorist groups.
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:00 pm

Quoting AA1818 (Reply 139):
Why just those two days?

Must be intelligence identifying something around the dates...

Quoting GUYAIR707 (Reply 141):
Never heard of such a warning out of Guyana, not sure what is prompting this. I hope it's just some nutjob and not an entity with the capabilities of carrying out something. According to the Trinidad Express it originated from a telephone call out of Barbados.
Quoting guyanam (Reply 144):
Most likely a nut job as I don't see why either Guyana, Guyanese (even those who are naturalized US citizens), or Trinidad & Tobago would be identified by the normal terrorist groups.

Actually years ago when that group who planned to blow JFK up using the fuel pipelines were from T&T and due to the high number of Muslims in these countries, I wouldn't rule some crazies out...
 
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Wed Feb 12, 2014 1:06 pm

Wouldn't it be nice if EY came in and purchased Caribbean Airlines?
I actually had a dream about that last night and it got me thinking...
EY are in the habit of buying financially troubled airlines, not matter how small or large
EY are a well run airline that could probably effect an excellent strategy in POS/ KIN.

I wonder what that airline would look like. What would the GoRTT do about the POS-TAB route?

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Wed Feb 12, 2014 1:16 pm

Quoting AA1818 (Reply 146):
I wonder what that airline would look like.

Probably a lot like CM.
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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Wed Feb 12, 2014 1:21 pm

Quoting AA1818 (Reply 146):
Wouldn't it be nice if EY came in and purchased Caribbean Airlines?
I actually had a dream about that last night and it got me thinking...
EY are in the habit of buying financially troubled airlines, not matter how small or large
EY are a well run airline that could probably effect an excellent strategy in POS/ KIN.

I wonder what that airline would look like. What would the GoRTT do about the POS-TAB route?

Hey AA1818, what's up. That would be a very nice idea but I think EY only buys airline that add value to them which in my view isn't the case with Caribbean Airlines or maybe even any other airline in the Caribbean. EY would be better of buying an airline in South America as those markets are much bigger with much more potential. The potential of the Caribbean markets only goes so far so to speak.

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RE: We're Still Hot! - Caribbean Aviation Thread 108

Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:27 am

Quoting AA1818 (Reply 146):
Wouldn't it be nice if EY came in and purchased Caribbean Airlines?
I actually had a dream about that last night and it got me thinking...

Personally, I also think this is not outside the realm of possibility. Like you stated, EY is in the habit of buying troubled airlines; however, troubled airlines that, if managed right, will bear fruit. BW fits the part very well.

With POS going more into very promising deep water exploration, BP's intention on investing $US5 Billion dollars in POS's energy industry over the next 5 years as well as other similar investments by competing energy companies, it is not hard to believe that EY can see BW as a strategic partner/investment.

Time will tell, but for now, BW needs to get its act together which, from all appearances, it seems to be doing slowly, but surely.
It is what we think we know already that prevents us from learning.......

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