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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:04 am

Quoting Yellowtail (Reply 47):
AA is changing MIA-BZE (both rotations) to a 319 (vs 738) starting in Nov.

...Hmmm, if it's the AA 319, then I wouldn't be surprised to also see those birds at TGU sooner than I anticipated.
 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Thu Aug 28, 2014 1:15 pm

Quoting SkyBird77 (Reply 50):
...Hmmm, if it's the AA 319, then I wouldn't be surprised to also see those birds at TGU sooner than I anticipated.

AA plans to put the 319 on many of its higher yielding, lower volume routes in C. America in an effort to further boost yields. IF TGU is one of those, you will get it, once the pilots are trained of course.

I would expect to see the 319 on SAP, BZE, RTB, LIR at least.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Aug 29, 2014 2:20 am

Quoting SkyBird77 (Reply 49):
From what I'm told, that flight is always full.

The demand of passengers on San Pedro Sula - South Florida is certainly respectable. However, NK FLL-SAP has never operated on a daily basis.
If B6 enters to San Pedro Sula, FLL is the most feasible US station and a daylight schedule might be an interesting experiment.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:18 pm

Given SAP's global reknown as world's most dangerous city owing to violent crime, daylight schedules are premium slots. I would fly in at day. Much safer!
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Aug 31, 2014 3:32 pm

Quoting AA767LOVER (Reply 53):
Given SAP's global reknown as world's most dangerous city owing to violent crime, daylight schedules are premium slots. I would fly in at day. Much safer!

I fly in there all the time and i have ZERO problem flying in there at night. However, Given ORD's global reknown as dangerous city owing to violent crime, i prefer to fly in there at daytime. 

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Aug 31, 2014 9:16 pm

I think the status of San Pedro Sula as the most dangerous city worldwide is exaggerated. Anyways, it's a very subjective point of view.
In terms of aviation-wise, NK FLL-SAP has been operating since 2007 and following purely a red-eye schedule allocation and that pattern hasn't been questioned yet.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:17 am

Some changes for the 2014 Christmas season, in terms of weekly frequencies:

..............................September 2014..........December 2014
AA DFW-GUA...............7x.................................8x
AA DFW-SAL................3x.................................6x
AA DFW-SJO................7x.................................8x
AA MIA-LIR...................7x................................14x
UA EWR-SJO...............7x.................................21x
UA IAH-BZE.................7x.................................21x
UA IAH-GUA...............14x................................21x
UA IAH-LIR...................4x................................21x
UA IAH-PTY................13x................................17x
UA IAH-SJO................14x................................32x
UA EWR-PTY...............7x.................................23x
UA EWR-LIR.................0x..................................8x
UA EWR-GUA...............2x..................................6x
UA EWR-BZE................1x..................................4x
UA EWR-SAL................0x..................................2x

Disclaimer: this is not a comprehensive list of the programmed changes for flights linking Central America and the United States. Frequencies may vary from one week to another.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:54 pm

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 56):
UA IAH-PTY................13x................................17x

It was about time UA added frequencies between its hub IAH and CM PTY hub.

Quote:
UA EWR-PTY...............7x.................................23x

23?
Isn't 23 weekly frequencies what CM offers between PTY and JFK?
Or it's UA going up to 13 weekly frequencies between EWR and PTY?
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:20 am

Quoting 2travel2know2 (Reply 57):
23?
Isn't 23 weekly frequencies what CM offers between PTY and JFK?
Or it's UA going up to 13 weekly frequencies between EWR and PTY?

The source amadeus.net reports UA EWR-PTY as 13x weekly in December:

United. Panama City - New York/Newark.
UA 1022....PTY 10:05....EWR 15:26........Daily
UA 1070....PTY 14:25....EWR 19:46........Sa, Su
UA 1215....PTY 23:50....EWR 05:04+1....Ex Mo, Tu, We

UA 1067....EWR 08:05...PTY 13:30.........Sa, Su
UA 1021....EWR 15:08...PTY 20:30.........Daily
UA 1214....EWR 23:59...PTY 05:21+1.....Ex Mo, Tu, We
Effective: December 2014

CM PTY-JFK is 21x weekly year-round with 738 aircraft. It interestingly bears the Asiana code in such route.
Copa Airlines started their services to New York City in 2004 as complement of UA EWR-PTY service. The Panamanian flagship carrier has surpassed their weekly frequencies as compared to UA EWR-PTY.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:18 am

I'm always surprised by the amount of love SJO gets from the airlines. I wonder when GUA will get more service. GUA hasn't had a new airline come in in years (expect the ones making the flights to Honduras).
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 05, 2014 7:25 pm

Quoting avi8 (Reply 59):
GUA hasn't had a new airline come in in years (expect the ones making the flights to Honduras).

Soon my friend. Soon.

GUA is going to have a good year in 2015. As will BZE   
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 05, 2014 8:40 pm

Quoting Yellowtail (Reply 60):
Soon my friend. Soon.

GUA is going to have a good year in 2015. As will BZE

I really hope so.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:29 pm

Hmmm. Now we are all speculating but then again, 2015 is still a hit far away and many things can change.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:55 pm

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 58):
United. Panama City - New York/Newark.
UA 1022....PTY 10:05....EWR 15:26........Daily
UA 1070....PTY 14:25....EWR 19:46........Sa, Su
UA 1215....PTY 23:50....EWR 05:04+1....Ex Mo, Tu, We

UA 1067....EWR 08:05...PTY 13:30.........Sa, Su
UA 1021....EWR 15:08...PTY 20:30.........Daily
UA 1214....EWR 23:59...PTY 05:21+1.....Ex Mo, Tu, We
Effective: December 2014

CM earliest morning flights ca 0715h, so a 2 hour conection time is bearable, however, CM last evening flight departs around 2200 so that wait until 2350h it's going to be a long one.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:32 am

Flow of passengers by destination.
San Salvador, El Salvador, 2013.

12,5% Houston: 194 585
11,3% Washington: 176 221
10.8% Los Angeles: 167 964
8,7% Miami: 134 919
7,4% Panama City: 114 823

Source: El Salvador International airport. 2013 Statistical yearbook.




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Quoting 2travel2know2 (Reply 63):
CM earliest morning flights ca 0715h, so a 2 hour conection time is bearable, however, CM last evening flight departs around 2200 so that wait until 2350h it's going to be a long one.

The "red-eye" on UA EWR-PTY is likely oriented to the O&D traffic. It's available only in Christmas season.


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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Sep 07, 2014 1:50 am

Quoting avi8 (Reply 62):
Hmmm. Now we are all speculating but then again, 2015 is still a hit far away and many things can change.

most airlines are already planning 2016 and 2015 is pretty much set in stone. Annoucements are ready to go but are held until about 6-9 moths out for competitive and "last minute surprise" (like a fuel spike) reasons.

If all the "dickie birds" are to believed GUA will have a good 2015.

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 64):
Flow of passengers by destination.
San Salvador, El Salvador, 2013.

I can't believe IAH get more pax out of SAL that MIA. Wow!
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:45 am

Flow of passengers by airline
San Salvador, El Salvador, 2013.

TACA..........................734 938........47,3%
United.........................231 192........14,9%
American Airlines.......140 529...........9,0%
LACSA.......................124 786...........8,0%
Copa Airlines...............87 295............5,6%

Source: El Salvador International airport. 2013 Statistical yearbook.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:11 pm

Based on airfleets.net, one more brand new ATR-72-600 is part of the Central American operations and it is enrolled on Aviateca on behalf of Avianca.
Registration: TG-TRD
Delivery date: September 03, 2014

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Sep 07, 2014 3:25 pm

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 67):
Based on airfleets.net, one more brand new ATR-72-600 is part of the Central American operations and it is enrolled on Aviateca on behalf of Avianca.
Registration: TG-TRD
Delivery date: September 03, 2014

Yes he will arrived tonight or tomorrow.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Sep 07, 2014 10:09 pm

Very decent performance on B6 JFK-LIR:

...Filter period.......Available seats.....Passengers......Occupancy
November 2013.............2700.................2187..................81%
December 2013.............6900.................5637..................82%
..January 2014...............8400.................6869..................82%
.February 2014..............8100.................6680..................82%
Source: US Department of Transportation. Research and Innovative Technology Administration. Bureau of Transportation Statistics

B6 JFK-LIR 4x weekly started in December 2011 and now it's facing to DL JFK-LIR from December to May.
B6 JFK-LIR adjusts their weekly frequencies depending on demand. At this time, it's available on a weekly basis.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Thu Sep 11, 2014 1:41 pm

Martinair Cargo added Guatemala as one of it's destinations.

http://www.af-klm.com/cargo/portalb2b/network

Flight will be like this AMS-MIA-GUA-UIO-BOG-MIA-AMS
The flight arrives in GUA every wednesday at 3:30 am and departs at 5:00 am

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 1:40 am

Apparently AM will restart MGA. Don't know the date but it will be 1 daily.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:11 am

Government authorities of Panama are already pushing the possible launch of Barcelona service on Iberia.
IB PTY-MAD has already soared up to 6x weekly and it's not far away the day when it'll become daily on a year-round basis.

http://www.preferente.com/noticias-d...a-una-ruta-a-barcelona-248806.html

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:48 am

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 72):
Government authorities of Panama are already pushing the possible launch of Barcelona service on Iberia.

I think Iberia does not operate long haul from BCN any more.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:51 am

Quoting AA767LOVER (Reply 2):
The airport is probably the most modern structure in the whole country.

True....There might be a church or an embassy in Managua as modern, but not as big and certainly not as significant. This airport is one of the nicest small international facilities I have visited. I especially like the upper departure area which has several nice shops plus plenty of room to quietly sit.

I depart from SEA on AA so to MGA I nomally go SEA-DFW-MIA-MGA. MX had service from SEA to MEX-MGA but no longer. Are there any suggestions on other, more direct routs?

AA used A-300-600s from MIA into MGA but those airliners are retired. Are there now any wide body airliners operating into MGA?

I have observed that in 73 posts on a thread titled "History of Augusto César Sandino International Airport. Managua, Nicaragua" there are only 10 posts that mention MGA or Nicaragua. Nicaragua is the least populated country in CA and could be the poorest in the world. But it is the largest country in CA and has many interesting places and nice people.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 1:38 pm

Quoting avi8 (Reply 71):

AM will fly Mexico-Managua 3 rountrips a week.
 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 1:54 pm

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 72):
Government authorities of Panama are already pushing the possible launch of Barcelona service on Iberia.
IB PTY-MAD has already soared up to 6x weekly and it's not far away the day when it'll become daily on a year-round basis.

What i find interesting is that IB was in the PTY market looooong before KL.....and KL got to daily looooong before IB.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:32 pm

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 72):
Government authorities of Panama are already pushing the possible launch of Barcelona service on Iberia.
IB PTY-MAD has already soared up to 6x weekly and it's not far away the day when it'll become daily on a year-round basis.

Talks now about an IB BCN-PTY before a BA LON-PTY give a clear indication a the LON-PTY route isn't a priority for IB/BA.
But IB BCN-PTY will be such an addition to PTY CM hub, perhaps certain Spanish Football league will chip-in $$.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:51 pm

 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 3:11 pm

That was fast. I'm happy for SJO. I'm also happy because I'm sure it means other cities in Central America will get the LUV soon.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 9:53 pm

Aeromexico will start flying six times a week from Mexico City to Managua with Embraer 170s on December 10th.

http://aeromexico.com/mx/conocenos/c...-prensa/comunicados/nicaragua.html

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:44 pm

Quoting juanchito (Reply 73):
Iberia does not operate long haul from BCN any more.

Even Barcelona - Sao Paulo Guarulhos on Iberia is no longer in service.




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Quoting Caryjack (Reply 74):
"History of Augusto César Sandino International Airport. Managua, Nicaragua" there are only 10 posts that mention MGA or Nicaragua

The progress of MGA in terms of aeronautical operations hasn't been unfortunately as large as expected before.
IB [MGA-MAD] sent their DC-10s roughly 25 years ago. Let's no go that far, South Florida has been a healthy market where AA MIA-MGA used to operate up to three daily flights with the A300. TACA [MGA-MIA] also contributed two flights a day sometimes.




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Quoting Yellowtail (Reply 76):
What i find interesting is that IB was in the PTY market looooong before KL.....and KL got to daily looooong before IB.

It's a good point. KL AMS-PTY resumed their services in 2008 when CM was enrolled as a SkyTeam airline partner.
The airline progressively raised their frequencies to daily and the equipment was shifted from MD-11s to the modern 777 planes. I have my own expectations with AF CDG-PTY.




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Quoting vin2basketball (Reply 78):
Southwest has applied for daily BWI - SJO

That sounds good.
One more US destination from San Jose, Costa Rica.
A very well served market.
There's a dedicated thread already running on this board.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sat Sep 13, 2014 2:31 am

"We're ready to add the adventure and beauty of Costa Rica to a growing horizon of international possibility available to the more than 100 million customers who fly with us each year," Southwest CEO Gary Kelly said in a statement, according to USA Today.

And keep reading.. Southwest Hangs Up Its Low-Cost Jersey (Businessweek).
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:48 pm

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 81):
One more US destination from San Jose, Costa Rica

Once WN has BWISJO, it will be easier for them to consider other routes from LAX/SNA, HOU, or even PHX.

In other news, NK expects to have six planes painted in the new look by the end of this year.. but it will take 2-3 years until its entire fleet is in the new colors.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Thu Sep 18, 2014 10:10 pm

Here's a picture of one of La Costeña's planes in TGU, it wasn´t the first flight, but at least it was the first I got to fly it. The flight is doing ok. Starting to build up.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Mon Sep 22, 2014 8:29 am

LAN and COPA team up to promote peace in Colombia in the "Soy Capaz" campaign:

http://i.imgur.com/lpLQxej.png
 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Mon Sep 22, 2014 2:49 pm

Quoting SCL767 (Reply 85):
LAN and COPA team up to promote peace in Colombia in the "Soy Capaz" campaign:

If it's a campaign for Colombia ¿Shouldn't CM (Copa Colombia P5) aircraft bear the Colombian flag?
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:33 am

Quoting 2travel2know2 (Reply 86):
Shouldn't CM (Copa Colombia P5) aircraft bear the Colombian flag?

The three 73Gs involved within Copa Airlines Colombia are featuring the Panamanian registration:
HP-1372CMP
HP-1371CMP
HP-1373CMP

Same with one E90 which is showing the HP-1566CMP code.
The rest of their 11 E90s are wearing the HK designator.




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Copa Airlines has already expanded the codeshare partnership with Avianca in some domestic services within Peru:
Lima - Arequipa
Lima - Cuzco
Lima - Juliaca
Lima - Tarapoto
Lima - Trujillo
Effective: September 03.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:45 am

According to La Nación, the Costa Rica Tourism Board and 11 local tourism companies will be present at the Feira Internacional da Associação Brasileira de Agências de Viagens, later this month in São Paulo.

Their goal is to lure more Brazilian tourists our way. Almost 16K of them did come last year, and data from the last five years indicate they tend to stay about 13 nights and spend US$125 daily on average. Highly educated, median age 36.4 years, interested in sun and beach, surfing, biodiversity, volcanoes, hiking trails, etc.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Wed Sep 24, 2014 2:47 pm

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 87):
Copa Airlines has already expanded the codeshare partnership with Avianca in some domestic services within Peru:
Lima - Arequipa
Lima - Cuzco
Lima - Juliaca
Lima - Tarapoto
Lima - Trujillo
Effective: September 03.

Good way to test AQP and CUZ,
It's quite likely that both airports (I mean the new CUZ) together with CIX probably could be seeing CM in the near future.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Thu Sep 25, 2014 1:15 am

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 88):
Their goal is to lure more Brazilian tourists our way. Almost 16K of them did come last year, and data from the last five years indicate they tend to stay about 13 nights and spend US$125 daily on average

Brazil and Costa Rica are being regulated upon the Open Skies agreement since 2011.
However, there are no direct flights between these countries yet.
G3 utilized Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic as a mini-hub for their Boeing 737-800 flights heading to either Miami and Orlando.
AD will soon deploy flights to the United States by means of their new long-haul equipment.
The point is that Costa Rica may fit perfectly within this model as well, in order to exploit better the treaty that came into force before.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sat Sep 27, 2014 1:56 pm

I have just noticed that AV SAL-EWR is not in service for the time being.
Perhaps it won't be available on year-round basis.
The existence of that flight stopping at Newark terminal B seems a good idea to me, because it would funnel easier connections through other Star Alliance members such as TAP, Swiss, Air India, SAS, Lufthansa and Austrian.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sat Sep 27, 2014 5:03 pm

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 91):
I have just noticed that AV SAL-EWR is not in service for the time being.

Seems to be seasonal, it's back on October 26th (5x weekly - no Mondays and Fridays), and goes up to daily in December.
Don't expect to see me around that much (if at all) -- the contact link should still work, though.
 
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Sep 28, 2014 2:00 am

Quoting ghost77 (Reply 80):
Mexico City to Managua with Embraer 170s

So will this be their regional subsidiary 5D operating the route, not Aeroméxico mainline?

[Edited 2014-09-27 19:01:26]
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Sep 28, 2014 3:00 am

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 93):
So will this be their regional subsidiary 5D operating the route, not Aeroméxico mainline?

Yes Aeromexico Connect will be doing the flights.
Same in GUA 3 daily E190

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Sun Sep 28, 2014 3:58 am

Quoting carmenlu15 (Reply 92):
Seems to be seasonal, it's back on October 26th (5x weekly - no Mondays and Fridays), and goes up to daily in December.

I concur in that argument.
UA EWR-SAL will also resume their services from November 01st and deploying from 1x up to 2x weekly flights sometimes: Saturdays and Sundays.
The seasonal UA EWR-SAL seems rather to be concentrated into the O&D market.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:02 am

Rumor has it that AV SJO-PTY will launch one daily flight soon by means of the brand-new ATR-72.
This pattern deploying turbo-props in such route was utilized 10 ago or so.

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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:55 am

They should create a cheap shuttle between GUA and SAL using those planes and I'm sure they would do well.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:17 am

Quoting SJOtoLIR (Reply 96):
Rumor has it that AV SJO-PTY will launch one daily flight soon by means of the brand-new ATR-72

Never flown on one of those things, but I hear they're noisy and uncomfortable. Also heard they get bounced around by the slightest turbulence. Like driving down a potholed road with a lawnmower running in the passenger seat.
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RE: Central American Aviation Thread. Part 58

Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:15 pm

Quoting viaggiare (Reply 98):
Never flown on one of those things, but I hear they're noisy and uncomfortable. Also heard they get bounced around by the slightest turbulence. Like driving down a potholed road with a lawnmower running in the passenger seat.

The new ones are really nice and in my experience it doesn't bounce you any more than a E-jet does.
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