One thinks that they have done they have done their home work. PAD is in the eastern part of Northrine-Westphalia which has a lot of industry. The freason for the first line Service to MUC was Nixdorf Computers whiich I believe is Siemens today. Other cities in the area are Guetersloh and Bielefeld ...Jump to post
Well, you can ship domestic on FX and UPS CtoC or BtoC or even CtoB from 1 lbs upwards. Try that with UP or BNSF, a car load would be the Minimum and a block Trains is preferred. Check the Webcams you'll see FedeX air and ground, UPS and a lot of plain Trailers or Containers. Some of them may contai...Jump to post
The law may be dumb as hell but it does not make a difference between ULCC and Premium carruer. If a carrier signs a contract that carrier is obliged to fulfill that contract. That means carriage from A to B must be completed by air in due time and not by bus. Mechanical faults can happen, even with...Jump to post
not when you read the post carefully and consider the word "internationally"Jump to post
To whom it may concern: Alaska is not part of the lower 48 US carriers do not have cargo subsidiaries. they have cargo departments LX does not (yet) operate A359s GEC is the call sign for LH Cargo which is a separate corporation in the LH Group. They operate 17 main deck freighters and sell the bell...Jump to post
Ryanair as usual left the passengers alone, they eve had to pay the Hospital bill out of their pockets- Some got an offer to go by chartered bus to Zadar. That is the real scandal.Jump to post
well, the US Majors carry freight in the bellies, some even do that on domestc flights, especially for Food perishables. In the early days all of them, PA, TW AA AA had 707 , 747 or DC8 freighters in their fleets. When FX started in the early 70s that was the end of that. With the massive operations...Jump to post
They landed at Hahn Airport, in the boonies nowhere near Frankfurt. Accommodating 189 passengers in Hotels requires some knowledge of the local handlig Agent, 3 or 4 busses for a 45 to 60 Minute journes to Mainz Hotels between Trier and Koblenz. No Need to sleep on concrete flors, but then, the pass...Jump to post
To give you a vague idea, the USA presently spends about 7oo Billlion $. Trumos 4% is wrong, as usual. it is about 3,5% of the GNP, so 1,2% would be roughly 230 Billion.. In Germany, the USA has about 35000 soldiers and staff. They are spread over 3 main Locations, the Army European HQ in Wiesbaden ...Jump to post
Ursula von der Leyen is still the defese Minister. 2% is a target and the Minister has to get the total spending approved from the Parliament. An increase of 4 Billion €, which is about 10% of the current Budget, is already a success. The full 2% could not effectively spent . I am not checking the f...Jump to post
There is no bill and no promise to pay. At the 2006 NATO summit in Latvia you agreed to spend 2% of your GDP on defense spending. You are spending 1.2%. Join Greece, Estonia, the United Kingdom, Romania, and Poland. Pay your bills. I did not agree to anything and in 2006 we had another government t...Jump to post
There is no bill and no promise to pay. What he calls a "bill" is the federal Budget and the sovereignty on that has the German parliament, not Mr. Trump. The Military Budget is raised by 4 Billion € BTW. And bully Boy has already switched to be " Mr. Nice Giuy" again. Looks like...Jump to post
well, he is doing it right now. "Pay" 2% or we do our own Thing" is is Motto. He does not know or ignores the fact that Germany is the second largest net contributor to NATO. But what we spend for stationing our troops in Africa, in Afghanistan or Kosovo does not go to NATO but is cov...Jump to post
That's about as practical as taking your house to work and back every day. Besides that this craft would have too Major flaws: Too light to be a train and too heavy t be an aircraft. More on the real side, the Basic idea behind it is called intermodal, works for people and cargo as well and is used ...Jump to post
well, fact is, guyanam is right on all Counts. The air traffic to and from Cuba is mainly generated by VFR traffic from the US and Canadian/European Holidaymakers. Cubana cannot participate in both because they lack the approval of FAA ad their European Counterpart. Still, the Cubans make Money on b...Jump to post
It is about time to pull the emergency brake, before Millions of voters will find out the hard way what they have actually voted for. The UK is by far too deep connected in the single market, the Country cannot just Switch off the System from one day to the next without creating the biggest chaos Eu...Jump to post
I could look up my flights list although I used NW several times from FRA and that Gateway was BOS indeed, a/c type D10. Famous for German beer fresh from a keg in C class The other US carrier that servied BOS to Europe in These days was BN with the 747. I flew BN several times from FRA to DFW and B...Jump to post
Unions should be able to negotiate a closed shop with management, however. I realize this is a public union topic, but be careful to transfer this logic to the private sector. There are distinct differences although in neither case should it ever be a matter of the law enforcing a union shop across...Jump to post
The new US Ambassadr to Germany recently invited the CEOs of VW Daimler and BMW to talk about Tariffs. All of them politely showed up but if the Ambassador was serious, what was the Intention. Neither the Ambassador nor the CEO can decide anything about tariffs, The US Trade Ministry and the EU Trad...Jump to post
USFLyer, Good Morning:: “...way around US sanctions” it is not problem. Cubana may use leased planes a-la-AOM, for instance and nobody will inpound french propierty. As I understand, what Cubana is looking for is RECIPROCITY. : cuban planes flying to US as US’s planes flight to Cuba. Rgds Sounds al...Jump to post
Rzssia and East Germany and the rest of the communist countries had a guided economy. There was no private Enterprise and in East Germany it was so that Interflug was the umbrella for all "civil" aviation . The director General had a uniform, and a Military grade. At the end of the day the...Jump to post
it was so in Russia and it was so in East Germany that everything in Aviation was controlled under one umbrella, which was Aeroflot in Russia and Interflug i East Germany. If ECASA and Cubana are separate, they have at least one thng in common and that is their owner, the Cuban State. That is so in ...Jump to post
That's correct. Destinations in Europe have been CPH HAM DUS FRA AMS LHR CDG and that listing is not complete. The Transit Lounge for the stop over was relatively small and crowded. They had a huge Polar Bear and the duty free shop sold frozen salmon Alaska king crab legs etc. at good prices. Oh swe...Jump to post
As a state run Airline without the need of beeing profitable they simply will be what they allways where, a bottomless pit.
But since they likely run the Airports, ARC and get the monies for the overflight rights as well, they have a $$$/€€€ income. Who Needs operating airliners then?
They should tax Waömart. Make them pay taxes they never have seen before- :-) That line seems familiar somehow, did we not hear that empty threat about sending jobs overseas. Funny about that, when so many of his purchases are from overseas. Make America Great again, yes sir!!! :butthead: Trump is ...Jump to post
NATO was and still is the guarantee for freedom in Europe. Never have been there 70 consecutive years of freedpom. . Trump, who obviously does not understand anything in his apprentice years as POTUS, micht Change that and he would not even know what he has done. Probably blames Mexico an definately...Jump to post
Bananas are shipped in reefer Containers These days.and the logistics of comapnies like Walmart is a very complex undertaking. It is mainly based on sirface Transport from the Far East, using Intermodal truck(ship/rail or truck. Seldom and in view of the masses shipped surface, the use of air frieig...Jump to post
The question should be: can VIE SUPPORTsuch growth and can the additional capacity be sold?
I doubt that. Some will reduce their flights and some will cease operations or become targets for mergers and qkquisitions
H-D has a product problem, they also have high labor costs. Also, for our European friends, isn't the VAT tax a disincentive for American/foreign companies unto itself? No, not at all. The VAT is a final consumer tax. VAT is raised on entry of goods into the singöe EU market. Assuming an importer b...Jump to post
Of course you can squeeze 40 DC3 ops into TXL- What sense of history do you guys have?. Taking up These arguments there would be no commemoration of anything. If These flights cannot land at TXL they should scrap the idea in first place. SXF is definately the wrong place. If TXL cannot happen they s...Jump to post
Think about it, the air bridge was set up to keep the free part of Berlin free. A commemorate fly -in seventyone years later can only take place at the last remaining Airport that was part in this logistic master piece. That is TXL. Making SXF a destination for the fly.in would be a Treppenwitz (a b...Jump to post
Great Idea. I hope as much as possible can be realized.. Col. Halvorsen, who is 97 years old, usually comes to Germany every year but is missed due to illness this year. It would be great to see him back next year. As to the aircraft, a C46 Curtiss Commando, a DC4 and a Lancaster would be a great Ad...Jump to post
Just to add to the ranking Interflug had in the DDR (former East Germany), it was part of the Military, not just an Airline, it was the department for all flying activities, from agriculture to running an international Airline. IF was in Charge of the Airports as well, except for the Military Airpor...Jump to post
I flew on a CO DC110 from SYD to HNL in the 80s , Business class which was far from what C is today.
But what I never forget was a very frendly Lady from Immigration who welcomed me as the first "customer" on that day, early in the morning.
American and all other Airlines refusing to carry minors who have been separated from their parents have every right to act like that. Even a court order would be against basic human rights I'm reminded a few weeks back of the incident where the gate agent was demanding ID for a toddler because the...Jump to post
American and all other Airlines refusing to carry minors who have been separated from their parents have every right to act like that. Even a court order would be against basic human rightsJump to post
It has to be done by licensed mechancíchs and not ba a wrecking ball. Engines and Main Landing Gear are the most valuable parts and LH is likely to buy that from the isurers. What ever else still can be used will be parted out at FRA and go by truck, including the Aluminium. BTW, there was a Tz154 t...Jump to post