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by dcajet
Tue May 22, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

This is a very old problem. Back to Soviet years: No spare parts / Engines/ etc. And not and alocate spares kit, to mantain plane flying Back in the “rose”years, for instance, if a plane reached time to next Capital Check, sit on taxi-way and parts, even engine were robbed.. Near Check date, low re...

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by dcajet
Tue May 22, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Can someone help clarify why the AN-158s bought back in 2012, which are all grounded since April can’t get parts from Russia? They (Russia) are bringing in new cars, locomotives and trading hundreds of millions of dollars a quarter with Cuba. Also I am guessing this leased 732 was acquired to put s...

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by dcajet
Tue May 22, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

http://www.elmundo.es/internacional/201 ... b4639.html
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One of the 3 survivors from Friday's accident has died today in Havana. Grettel Landrove, 23, was in extreme critical condition at Havana's Calixto Garcia Hospital.

RIP.

http://www.elmundo.es/internacional/201 ... b4639.html

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by dcajet
Tue May 22, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

You made a statement that could be interpreted like we have 732 flying in Chile on a regular basis like Canada or Mexico, and we don’t, you can probably find some stored aircraft or maybe a rare foreigner visitor, but not a single frame *working* in Chilean skies, that’s the point of my clarificati...

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by dcajet
Mon May 21, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

http://www.elmundo.es/internacional/201 ... b4808.html
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Mexico authorities have temporarily suspended Aerolineas Damojh DBA Global Airlines AOC while its operations are audited.

http://www.elmundo.es/internacional/201 ... b4808.html

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by dcajet
Mon May 21, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM 744 LAX-SCL?
Replies: 8
Views: 2337

Re: LATAM 744 LAX-SCL?

LATAM has brought wet leased aircraft from WAMOS of Spain (this 744 and some A332) to cover for the grounded 787s in its fleet. This specific 747-419 is no stranger to LAX as it operated for many years with Air New Zealand.

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by dcajet
Mon May 21, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

You made a statement that could be interpreted like we have 732 flying in Chile on a regular basis like Canada or Mexico, and we don’t, you can probably find some stored aircraft or maybe a rare foreigner visitor, but not a single frame *working* in Chilean skies, that’s the point of my clarificati...

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by dcajet
Mon May 21, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

I know folks want to turn this into a political debate, but I'll just note that 732s are not that uncommon in the Americas. According to various sources, you can still find them operational in Mexico, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, and Canada (the most Communist of them all) /sarcasm The later v...

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by dcajet
Sun May 20, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZ upgauges EZE
Replies: 2
Views: 895

Re: AZ upgauges EZE

I have not heard of any.

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by dcajet
Sat May 19, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZ upgauges EZE
Replies: 2
Views: 895

AZ upgauges EZE

Effective 28 Oct. AZ will deploy its 382-seat 77W on two of its seven weekly FCO-EZE flights. Remaining five will continue to be flown with the 77E. EZE had been scheduled (together with JFK) to be the first stations to receive 77W flights, but delays in introducing the type to the fleet meant that ...

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by dcajet
Sat May 19, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Mexican aviation news site En El Aire has a pretty damning piece about Aerolíneas Damojh (Global Air). Scary stuff. Airline was not allowed to fly in Chile after inspection of one of their 737s by Chile's DGAC. Verbatim by DGAC Inspector to Global Air: “Este avión es una cafetera, te regresas porque...

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by dcajet
Sat May 19, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Once again, guys who are already blaming maintenance and saying that the embargo should be lifted on humanitarian grounds should just chill. This was a Mexican aircraft wet-leased to Cubana. Although when Cubana DRY-leased an aircraft, it had difficulty obtaining parts, a WET-leasing carrier (which...

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by dcajet
Sat May 19, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

As per Reforma newspaper in Mexico City, on board were mostly Cuban citizens, 7 Mexicans (5 crew, 2 pax), 2 Argentinians and 2 Saharauis. Anyone can confrm/deny? __Ad. The two Argentinean citizens were a retired couple from Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province that were vacationing in Cuba. He was ...

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by dcajet
Sat May 19, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA978 EZE-EWR now returning to EZE
Replies: 2
Views: 1046

Re: UA978 EZE-EWR now returning to EZE

Pressurization problem; Cpt. decided to return to EZE, no emergency declared, a/c was hit by lightning on the way back to EZE. Flight was canceled, left 24 hrs later as UA2712, already arrived at EWR.

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by dcajet
Sat May 19, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 349
Views: 54989

Re: 737 down near HAV

Thats what Cubana operates, what they charter is different....thats just how its posting....sorry to annoy you so much Hi: CUBANA operated a 3-x strong fleet of DC-10-30, KSSU’s standard, from 1993 to 2002. Planes were leased to AOM French Airlines.. Technical/Commercial Crew & Mx were listed i...

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by dcajet
Fri May 18, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's
Replies: 34
Views: 7662

Re: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's

Cheaper cost of acquisition, most likely, as well as availability both of frames and qualified pilots and mechanics. A 737-800 will be more costly to acquire (lease or buy) than a comparatively aged and spec'd A320, and tend to move faster on the used market. Yeah but not a 300/400/500 - those can ...

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by dcajet
Fri May 18, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two new GOL routes to Argentina
Replies: 5
Views: 461

Re: Two new GOL routes to Argentina

I'd think BRC is seasonal, but the airline has not informed for how long it'll operate. AFAIK, GIG-MDZ is a new route; you may be thinking of GRU-MDZ which has been around for 2 years now and it's operated 2x w. I think GIG-MDZ is year-round. GOL becomes the third Brazilian airline to operate to BRC...

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by dcajet
Fri May 18, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First WAMOS 744 commercial flight for LATAM
Replies: 4
Views: 1483

First WAMOS 744 commercial flight for LATAM

WIll happen tonight with the EC-MDS on the SCL-LAX route, LA 602.

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by dcajet
Fri May 18, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's
Replies: 34
Views: 7662

Re: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's

Cheaper cost of acquisition, most likely, as well as availability both of frames and qualified pilots and mechanics.

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by dcajet
Fri May 18, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two new GOL routes to Argentina
Replies: 5
Views: 461

Two new GOL routes to Argentina

GRU-BRC G3 9280 GRU 14:40 BRC 19:20 738 46 G3 9281 BRC 20:20 GRU 00:25+1 738 46 Effective 4/7/18 GIG-MDZ G3 9306 GIG 21:25 MDZ 01:50+1 738 7 G3 9307 MDZ 02:30 GIG 06:15 738 1 Effective 7/7/18 The above two are in addition to the FOR-COR and FOR-ROS announced last May and that are due to begin in Jul...

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by dcajet
Fri May 18, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus offering the A330NEO/A350 to AR
Replies: 19
Views: 3466

Re: Airbus offering the A330NEO/A350 to AR

Two things that go against the A330-800 for AR, in addition to its current orphaned status: cargo and passenger capacity. Current routes like MIA, MAD, JFK and FCO, in addition to new (or resumed ones such as AKL and SYD) call for something larger as traffic grows.

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by dcajet
Fri May 18, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus offering the A330NEO/A350 to AR
Replies: 19
Views: 3466

Re: Airbus offering the A330NEO/A350 to AR

Air New Zealand flies to EZE with a B789 that has ETOPS 330. NZ has not flown with the 789 to EZE for half a year now. If you recall, one of the first incidents they experienced with the 789's engines was on an AKL-EZE flight, still close to NZ so, IIRC, they diverted to CHC. Since then, it has bee...

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by dcajet
Fri May 18, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus offering the A330NEO/A350 to AR
Replies: 19
Views: 3466

Re: Airbus offering the A330NEO/A350 to AR

The 4 PW-powered A332 are the ones the airline is looking to unload first (LV-FNI/J/K/L). These fly solely to the US, Mexico and Colombia. There are two newer GE powerd A332 ex EVA Air, (LV-GKO/P). Those are newer and should be around longer. In fact, LV-GKP had a pilots' rest area installed so it f...

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by dcajet
Fri May 18, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA978 EZE-EWR now returning to EZE
Replies: 2
Views: 1046

UA978 EZE-EWR now returning to EZE

N69059 returning to EZE shortly after t/o. Supposedly tech. Could anyone confirm?

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by dcajet
Fri May 18, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus offering the A330NEO/A350 to AR
Replies: 19
Views: 3466

Airbus offering the A330NEO/A350 to AR

Last Thursday and under the utmost discretion, Mr Rafael Alonso, Airbus President for Latin America and the Caribbean and his team were at AR's offices in Buenos Aires to pitch the A330NEO and/or the A350 for AR's long haul fleet renewal. Representing AR were Mario Dall'Acqua, President, and Abbott ...

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by dcajet
Thu May 17, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AIr Europa will increase flights to COR & ASU to daily
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: AIr Europa will increase flights to COR & ASU to daily

IB DID fly to Córdoba three times per week back in 2010 but it failed miserably. Maybe the market was not mature enough? Maybe it was the Airbus 340's fault? Nothing wrong with the route itself; LFs were more than acceptable, with low yields. But...This was in 2010-12, pre IAG Iberia, with very hig...

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by dcajet
Thu May 17, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 75
Views: 9329

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

When it comes to EK doing their homework in the region, they walked away with an F when it came to PTY. Some of the flights (when they were finally bookable after announcing PTY like 3 times) had exactly 0 (zero) bookings just a few months out. Let's hope MEX does a lot better for them, but I for o...

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by dcajet
Thu May 17, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AIr Europa will increase flights to COR & ASU to daily
Replies: 7
Views: 981

AIr Europa will increase flights to COR & ASU to daily

Effective June 2019, UX will increase the frequency of its MAD-ASU-COR service to daily (it is currently flown 4x w, will increase to 5x w next month and to 6x w in July). The announcement was made by Mr Diego Garcia, UX Regional Director Americas (and former AR executive) during a presentation held...

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by dcajet
Thu May 17, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Industrial action at LATAM Argentina: all flights grounded
Replies: 1
Views: 338

Industrial action at LATAM Argentina: all flights grounded

All LATAM Argentina flights have been grounded since 6 AM today due to industrial action by 5 of the unions. Grievance is around the potential of staffing reductions as the airline has stopped flying to two destinations in Argentina (UAQ & BHI) and 2 A320s are being returned to the mothership in...

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by dcajet
Thu May 17, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 75
Views: 9329

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

According to news coming out of Mexico, AM will not resume flying to BCN as the government of Mexico has approved 5th freedom rights for Emirates on the BCN-MEX route. Temper tantrum? https://a21.com.mx/aerolineas/2018/05/16/aeromexico-cancela-planes-de-volar-barcelona = Here we go again, anti-AM a...

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by dcajet
Wed May 16, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 75
Views: 9329

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

https://a21.com.mx/aerolineas/2018/05/1 ... -barcelona
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According to news coming out of Mexico, AM will not resume flying to BCN as the government of Mexico has approved 5th freedom rights for Emirates on the BCN-MEX route. Temper tantrum?

https://a21.com.mx/aerolineas/2018/05/1 ... -barcelona

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by dcajet
Wed May 16, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM fleet mismanagement
Replies: 23
Views: 3944

Re: LATAM fleet mismanagement

oksman wrote:
You are right, but LAN is not flying the 767 anymore.


LATAM Chile's goodbye from the 767 turned out to be short lived as they are back to flying them in the Americas, replacing some of the 787 flying. SCL-EZE and SCL-GRU are some of the routes they are being deployed on ex-SCL.

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by dcajet
Wed May 16, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe
Replies: 24
Views: 3114

Re: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe

LIS will definitely be next. I wonder if PRG could work from GRU... I know there is now a big Brazilian population living in Dublin, that would be my own personal choice if I had any say. PRG struggles to maintain year round service to the NYC area... imagine to GRU! Unless LATAM had a death wish.....

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by dcajet
Fri May 11, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chile's JetSmart requests authority to fly to multiple cities in Argentina
Replies: 0
Views: 147

Chile's JetSmart requests authority to fly to multiple cities in Argentina

Chile's ULCC JetSmart has requested authority to fly between Chile and these 11 airports in Argentina: * Buenos Aires El Palomar EPA * Salta SLA * Tucuman TUC * Iguazu IGR * Jujuy JUJ * Cordoba COR * Rosario ROS * San Juan UAQ * Mendoza MDZ * Bariloche BRC * El Calafate FTE * Neuquen NQN EPA would b...

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by dcajet
Fri May 11, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 75
Views: 9329

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

:lol: No, but the status quo for AM may not be the reality for too long. If the the left-wing presidential candidate Manuel Lopez Obrador wins in Mexico this year, he is certainly not going to do AM any favors. He tends to hold grudges and AM recently sent out a letter to its employees to vote with...

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by dcajet
Fri May 11, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 75
Views: 9329

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

Did Cristina Kirchner move to Mexico and started working at the Ministry of Aviation (or some similar dept.?) Not good. = Man, here we go again with your anti-Mexico rant? Didn't Mexico open up to it's most important link the US with an open skies agreement? I find it amusing your call given all Me...

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by dcajet
Thu May 10, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 75
Views: 9329

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

In effect, as expected, EK was denied 5th freedom rights from BCN to MEX with AM's resumption of service to BCN. Spanish only: http://noticaribe.com.mx/2018/05/09/el-vuelo-mexico-dubai-se-estanca-por-boicot-de-aeromexico/ While Catalan authorities cleared the way for EK to start service, on the oth...

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by dcajet
Wed May 09, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOG-ORD on AV finally launches
Replies: 29
Views: 3518

Re: BOG-ORD on AV finally launches

But with UA flying twice daily IAH-BOG, would it make more sense for AV to fly elsewhere? SFO I hope COPA has the SFO market covered, with 3 dailies. AV already flies to SFO from Central America. Interesting. They are also launching GUA-ORD daily with little connectivity, meaning they are targeting...

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by dcajet
Tue May 08, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways to partner with Argentina's Boca Juniors
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: Qatar Airways to partner with Argentina's Boca Juniors

Pengaea wrote:
So does this mean that Emirates will start sponsoring River?


LOL... Could be... it certainly would not be Etihad doing the sponsoring!

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by dcajet
Tue May 08, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways to partner with Argentina's Boca Juniors
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Qatar Airways to partner with Argentina's Boca Juniors

Qatar Airways has signed a partnership contract with Argentina's most popular football club, Boca Juniors. The contract specifies that from the upcoming season (2018/19) QR will become the Official Jersey Sponsor of the world-renowned Argentinian football club through the 2022/23 season. 3...2...1.....

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by dcajet
Tue May 08, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina: Top 20 International Airlines and LFs
Replies: 7
Views: 1810

Re: Argentina: Top 20 International Airlines and LFs

LATAM has been following the strategy of growth but cutting all flights and everyone defends them saying the market is too small yet every time LATAM cuts Avianca etc grow massively LAN CHILE seem to have had a far more proactive and aggressive strategy, now the goal seems to to be to return the ai...

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by dcajet
Mon May 07, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina: Top 20 International Airlines and LFs
Replies: 7
Views: 1810

Re: Argentina: Top 20 International Airlines and LFs

Top 20 airport pairs, by # of flights and paxs. IGU (Foz do Iguacu) appears on the list as IGR (Iguazu) is closed until May 15 for runway work. All IGR flights operated at IGU. EANA considers LHR and LGW as different cities, hence why London is below AMS and FRA, when due to BA and DI it should be a...

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by dcajet
Mon May 07, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM wet-leases a 747.
Replies: 83
Views: 16045

Re: LATAM wet-leases a 747.

LATAM Argentina will loan/transfer 2 A320s to LATAM Chile to cover for fleet shortages due to the ongoing issues with the 787 fleet. LATAM Argentina will increase flying with its remaining fleet of 13 A320s and 3 767s to cover for the two 320s going to Chile. This is the LATAM official PR: LATAM Air...

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by dcajet
Mon May 07, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina: Top 20 International Airlines and LFs
Replies: 7
Views: 1810

Re: Argentina: Top 20 International Airlines and LFs

Surprised to see KLM above Air Europa. The reason you see KL with more flights is that KL has 12 weekly flights to/fr EZE (6 to AMS, 6 to SCL), while UX has 11 (4 from COR, 7 from EZE). UX is increasing COR to 6 week, and KL is increasing to 14 in October. LF-wise, UX is slightly ahead of KL. Indee...

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by dcajet
Mon May 07, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR next long haul type must be able to fly nonstop to Australia/NZ
Replies: 61
Views: 9231

Re: AR next long haul type must be able to fly nonstop to Australia/NZ

Maybe they can attractively lease 6-8 A340-600's for the next 5-8 years and see after that what's available. I love the space, quietness and 4 engines above lonely Oceans / Poles. Some years ago they were rumoured to be taking Qatar's 4 frames Indeed they were. And also some A340-500 ex SQ for the ...

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by dcajet
Mon May 07, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR next long haul type must be able to fly nonstop to Australia/NZ
Replies: 61
Views: 9231

Re: AR next long haul type must be able to fly nonstop to Australia/NZ

* Dell'Acqua goes on record saying it is the airline's goal to restart the Australia/New Zealand route in the near future ... Can you pull the quote where this is said - I can't seem to find reference to Australia / New Zealand / Oceania in the article (even in Spanish). On the Asian airline partne...

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by dcajet
Mon May 07, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR next long haul type must be able to fly nonstop to Australia/NZ
Replies: 61
Views: 9231

Re: AR next long haul type must be able to fly nonstop to Australia/NZ

Mario Dell'Acqua revealed the following during an interview with Clarin, Argentina's most read paper: * The airline will no longer pay commissions on any domestic ticket sold by a 3rd party - online or offline. * AR is renegotiating its contract with the major GDS, Sabre and Amadeus, something that ...

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by dcajet
Mon May 07, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina: Top 20 International Airlines and LFs
Replies: 7
Views: 1810

Argentina: Top 20 International Airlines and LFs

* April 2018 * Aerolineas Argentinas/Austral can now claim to be the #1 international carrier, after many periods with LATAM at the top. Same descending trend for LATAM seen on the domestic front * Highest occupancy carrier is AeroMexico with a 94% LF, bottom one is Amaszonas, with a 58% LF * Report...

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by dcajet
Sun May 06, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina domestic market share
Replies: 17
Views: 1756

Re: Argentina domestic market share

While I agree that last week's mini panic makes the road a bit harder and shows how much is at stake, Norwegian has been dilly-dallying for months now. They simply don't seem to have the cash any longer to fund a new airline in Argentina. A market that it is not cheap to operate in. True, they may p...

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