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by DominoxX
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joon take over 4 Air France Europe destinations S19
Replies: 36
Views: 7169

Re: Joon take over 4 Air France Europe destinations S19

ro1960 wrote:
slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
Air Canada Rogue for Air Canada
Is.........
Joon for Air France

Wonder if we will see more airlines follow suit. I bet we will.


Already happening:
Level for Iberia
Eurowings for Lufthansa


LATAM soon...

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by DominoxX
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"
Replies: 85
Views: 6105

Re: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"

Following the collapse of Primera Air, whose fleet of seven aircraft served 41 destinations, we look back at other notable airline failures. 2018 has seen below airlines folded up: Primera Skywork JetGo NextJet Nature Air Latin American Wings Pawa Dominica Polar Airlines Latin American Wings was a ...

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by DominoxX
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia adds more flights to Latin America
Replies: 106
Views: 14551

Re: Iberia adds more flights to Latin America

There's not much increase on the SCL-MAD route, LATAM dropped its extra thrice weekly flights in favour of Iberia

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by DominoxX
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't AF fly the A380 to HKG?
Replies: 15
Views: 2274

Re: Why doesn't AF fly the A380 to HKG?

to the people that answer "simply because it isn't as profitable." We appreciate it, but that's not very helpful, we know it isn't (as) profitable, but WHAT makes it so, any new insights

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by DominoxX
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia
Replies: 46
Views: 5587

Re: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia

AsiaTravel wrote:
DominoxX wrote:
A LATAM employee has told in a Chilean forum that a 3d aussie destination will be added in the mid-term, and bookings for the new TLV are doing quite well ex-Chile


So, BNE


or PER, mining industry shared with Chile..

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by DominoxX
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia
Replies: 46
Views: 5587

Re: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia

A LATAM employee has told in a Chilean forum that a 3d aussie destination will be added in the mid-term, and bookings for the new TLV are doing quite well ex-Chile

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by DominoxX
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Trump proposes new livery for AF1
Replies: 90
Views: 9372

Re: Trump proposes new livery for AF1

But can the US president do this? I don't know how it works, but isn't the presidential fleet under pure AF jurisdiction? I don't want him to change the current iconic livery...

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by DominoxX
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IBERIA´s New Cabin and Ground Crew Uniform (2019)
Replies: 38
Views: 6316

Re: IBERIA´s New Cabin and Ground Crew Uniform (2019)

I do think airline uniforms for men should try to be a bit more 'out there', they all look the same, except for the ties. I like the female rendition, really simple but very nice.

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by DominoxX
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chile's LCCs set their sights in Argentina
Replies: 11
Views: 1172

Re: Chile's LCCs set their sights in Argentina

I'm sadistically looking forward to Argentina´s aeronautical hunger games,: Aerolíneas/Austral, Latam, Avianca, Lasa, Andes, Flybondi, soon Norwegian and now two more? I wonder how Sky will do, they don't have the deep pockets of Indigo Partners. I'd like to see another Chilean airline take taking o...

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by DominoxX
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are driving some routes ?
Replies: 32
Views: 3369

Re: What are driving some routes ?

AC YYZ-SCL - Barrick (mining)

let's keep this thread going

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by DominoxX
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which airline groups have more than 5 airlines?
Replies: 38
Views: 3366

Re: Which airline groups have more than 5 airlines?

Avianca: Avianca Salvador Avianca Costa Rica Avianca Colombia Avianca Ecuador Avianca Peru Avianca Brasil Avianca Cargo Avianca Argentna (but I don't think it's part of the Synergy Group, just a brand) LATAM: Latam Chile Latam Express Latam Argentina Latam Brasil Latam Peru Latam Ecuador Latam Colom...

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by DominoxX
Thu May 31, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde route question
Replies: 39
Views: 7368

Re: Concorde route question

to add to this thread, I've seen on a BA brochure that daily fleet utilisation of Concorde was around 2 and a half hours daily!?

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by DominoxX
Wed May 30, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to fly with WAMOS 744 to Easter Island
Replies: 5
Views: 1335

Re: LATAM to fly with WAMOS 744 to Easter Island

I hope someone is there to take pictures

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by DominoxX
Wed May 23, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas vs Cathay Pacific 'feud' (?)
Replies: 2
Views: 637

Re: Qantas vs Cathay Pacific 'feud' (?)

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Yes, but that concerns a codeshare agreement.
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Antarius wrote:


Yes, but that concerns a codeshare agreement.

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by DominoxX
Wed May 23, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas vs Cathay Pacific 'feud' (?)
Replies: 2
Views: 637

Qantas vs Cathay Pacific 'feud' (?)

Fellow geeks, This is my first thread after years enjoying this forum. It's regularly commented here that QF and CX dislike each other a lot, a thing aging from the 1940s. May anyone please detail how and why this has become, and how their mutual loathing is supposedly still very alive. The only thi...

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by DominoxX
Tue May 22, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Introducing Basic Economy”Fares To The US
Replies: 8
Views: 2363

Re: Lufthansa Introducing Basic Economy”Fares To The US

Just wondering if they'll jack up the base price of the current Y fare

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by DominoxX
Sat May 19, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly
Replies: 29
Views: 5215

Re: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly

I wonder what's the case for LA's 1 weekly SCL-IPC-PPT, TAAG's weekly Luanda-Havana. I can picture TAAG's crew staying in Havana for a week after such a long flight, but a whole week in Papeete for Latam? These airlines serve no other destinations in the vicinity for the crew to serve. Or Latam's cr...

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by DominoxX
Fri May 18, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY to serve Cayenne (French Guiana)
Replies: 53
Views: 7798

Re: DY to serve Cayenne (French Guiana)

This may sound dreamy What about LATAM launch a 2/3x weekly flight to CAY from GRU (or BOG) and advertise the new destination as an alternative to, say, Punta Cana or instead as something completely new? And in Guyana as the only option to reach the rest of the continent and connections to Miami fro...

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by DominoxX
Fri May 18, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline livery you miss the most
Replies: 166
Views: 9465

Re: Airline livery you miss the most

LAN & LAN Chile

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by DominoxX
Thu May 17, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines and Social Media- gosh is it worth it?
Replies: 16
Views: 1689

Re: Airlines and Social Media- gosh is it worth it?

Chilean firms are quite good with social media, Jetsmart & Sky are solid examples and the social media for SCL is very active among its mods and customers alike. near to zero complaints and full of commentators giving positive feedback.

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by DominoxX
Wed May 16, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 3474

Re: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe

A Belgian forum had said that JJ was in talks with Brussels Airport to launch passenger services to BRU, but talks were 'suspended' following the terror attacks.

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by DominoxX
Sun May 06, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAN, MIA to Punta Cana to SCL
Replies: 7
Views: 839

Re: LAN, MIA to Punta Cana to SCL

As of I know, no traffic rights on LAN ex Miami to Cancún or Punta Cana. I'd say the flight continues to Miami for positioning to serve other flights (red-eye to SCL) while carrying by day a few pax ex SCL via CUN to fill the flight to the gills... or it's either operated by tradition? I mean CUN &a...

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by DominoxX
Sun May 06, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group - Why not operating all different group airlines under a single brand name?
Replies: 50
Views: 8456

Re: LH Group - Why not operating all different group airlines under a single brand name?

I hear nationalism so much as a reason not to... yet in Belgium particularly no one cares about Brussels Airlines, only the newspapers made a fuss about LH potentially rebranding Brussels Airlines to EW, every other Belgian couldn't be bothered. The casual passenger (so not ff) can't recall correctl...

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by DominoxX
Sat May 05, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina domestic market share
Replies: 27
Views: 2573

Re: Argentina domestic market share

This will become a bloodbath before long. I can’t see the market supporting that many carriers...probably 4 at most. I predict Andes will fold unless they re-shift their whole ops to charter to miss out the fierce competition and work on a niche instead. Such company doesn't have the pockets to com...

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by DominoxX
Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus considering re-branding CSeries as A200
Replies: 129
Views: 20979

Re: Airbus considering re-branding CSeries as A200

scbriml wrote:
There's nothing like an new airline paint scheme or the naming of an aircraft to cause a.net to get its collective panties in a wad.


yes!

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by DominoxX
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Public's View on Flight Attendants
Replies: 79
Views: 7995

Re: The Public's View on Flight Attendants

So, do you think the public has an unfair view of them Yes. Some people think that they're their servants, others think that they're people on a power trip, and still others think they're there to flirt with. In all cases, I compare them to doctors, lawyers, and cops-- so many people treat them bad...

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by DominoxX
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA Goes Basic
Replies: 35
Views: 3120

Re: BA Goes Basic

I wouldn't call it race to the bottom with two pieces of hand luggage, blankets, headphones, drinks and meals at no extra cost. With a weekend bag and a backpack you can fit in clothes for up to 10 days. This is a better product than the long-haul LCC's I reckon

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by DominoxX
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can a better way to transport pet be created in aviation world?
Replies: 45
Views: 2634

Re: Can a better way to transport pet be created in aviation world?

Seriously? You're talking about a beloved member of my family here. Yes, seriously. It's a dog (or cat, rabbit, snake or something else), not a family member. Not 2 days will go before your "beloved family member" will have settled completely in with its new family. It won't even take tha...

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by DominoxX
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can a better way to transport pet be created in aviation world?
Replies: 45
Views: 2634

Re: Can a better way to transport pet be created in aviation world?

kinda off topic: does a pet ticket cost the same or more than a human? (on average).

Edit: googled pet airways and they're going to relaunch ops https://www.facebook.com/Pet-Airways-36484447069 https://petairways.com/

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by DominoxX
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China-Latin America Air Links Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 2304

Re: China-Latin America Air Links Thread

I'd like to point out that there were credible rumours (staff at SCL) that Air China about 4-3 years back was looking into SCL... That was when Argentina wasn't doing well, so now EZE would be more likely?

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by DominoxX
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most unique long-haul movement(s) at your local airport
Replies: 79
Views: 6923

Re: Most unique long-haul movement(s) at your local airport

for Santiago SCL: Santiago-Easter Island-Papeete, Santiago-Punta Arenas-Mount Pleasant (Falkland Is. medium haul), and the upcoming launch to Tel Aviv. Ethiopian has pointed out that their next destination will be SCL via GIG. And then there's Emirates in July, kinda unique me thinks since it's a ra...

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