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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 21
Views: 3391

Re: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

LIPZ wrote:
Looks like the new flights are replacing NAP-JFK and PMO-JFK which IG has been running since 2005.

Really? That comes to me as a shock as those flights always had good loads from what I heard. A real pity to see them go.

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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian start long haul from MADRID
Replies: 49
Views: 7465

Re: Norwegian start long haul from MADRID

I could see JFK-AMS not doing bad with the fares that they will be offering but MAD-JFK will definitely not do well with so much competition.

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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 112
Views: 12372

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSG75OU-nD0

Guess they must be doing well in Germany after AB's failure. I wonder if they will add additional flights.
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JAmie2k9 wrote:
Looks like a new German TV add
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSG75OU-nD0

Guess they must be doing well in Germany after AB's failure. I wonder if they will add additional flights.

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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 21
Views: 3391

Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

Seems that IG is starting MXP-JFK daily effective June 1st and MIA-MXP 4X weekly effective June 8th: MXP 13:10-JFK 16:00 Daily JFK 20:30-MXP 10:30 Daily MXP 13:00-MIA 17:45 1347 MIA 19:45-MXP 11:10 1347 Both flights will be operated with an A330. https://www.meridiana.it/it-IT/travel-plan/book/booki...

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by lesfalls
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to launch IAD
Replies: 29
Views: 9130

Re: CX to launch IAD

raylee67 wrote:
It would be a nice A359 route. I guess CX is inspired by the success of BOS. IAD will be a heavily premium route as well.

And EWR too.

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by lesfalls
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian start long haul from MADRID
Replies: 49
Views: 7465

Re: Norwegian start long haul from MADRID

Flight times according to routes online: Amsterdam – New York JFK eff 07MAY18 4 weekly 787-9 DY7701 AMS1225 – 1425JFK 789 x357 DY7700 JFK1830 – 0730+1AMS 789 x246 Madrid – Los Angeles eff 15JUL18 4 weekly 787-9 DY7743 MAD1340 – 1640LAX 789 357 DY7743 MAD1650 – 1950LAX 789 1 DY7742 LAX1840 – 1420+1MA...

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by lesfalls
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1044
Views: 127941

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

From March 25th 2018 Norwegian will operate CDG-OSL instead of ORY-OSL. No news yet on what will happen to their HEL/CPH/ARN flights from Orly.

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by lesfalls
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?
Replies: 43
Views: 4071

Re: 5 DY 737's currently over the Atlantic

There is a rumour that a new DY MAX route is to be announced shortly. Anyone in the know? Is it a new destination on either side of the pond or a connecting of the dots? For connecting the dots, ORK-SWF is top on their list if the max-8 can do it on ORK's short runway. Other than that, my guess wou...

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by lesfalls
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Euro WideBodies 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 784

Re: Euro WideBodies 2018

Here's what I see scheduled for regular passenger service in March 2018 to/from European Union countries: AY - HEL-LHR - 359 - 31 flights in March 2018 AY - LHR-HEL - 359 - 31 flights in March 2018 BA - AMS-LHR - 767 - 30 flights in March 2018 BA - ARN-LHR - 767 - 52 flights in March 2018 BA - ATH-...

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by lesfalls
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East Asian Airlines at Newark Liberty
Replies: 40
Views: 5543

Re: East Asian Airlines at Newark Liberty

IAHWorldflyer wrote:
Doesn't PR fly YVR-JFK as well? As part of the MNL-YVR-JFK routing. Not sure if they have fifth freedom rights.

They do. The flight operates 3x weekly.

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by lesfalls
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CBX & international flights to TIJ & entering USA ?
Replies: 52
Views: 3621

Re: CBX & international flights to TIJ & entering USA ?

Unless something has changed, Hainan is starting service to TIJ at the start of 2018 which to take advantage of the CBX to get San Diego pax who want to fly direct to China. Since when has Hainan announced a route to TIJ...? It wouldn't not be the the first long haul flight for TIJ. AMX operates so...

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by lesfalls
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor plans to start UIO
Replies: 3
Views: 1210

Re: Condor plans to start UIO

Interesting. Will SDQ-UIO be 5th freedom?

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by lesfalls
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Providence to get a new international carrier
Replies: 7
Views: 1260

Re: Providence to get a new international carrier

I think it could be ASL France. They applied to fly to PVD last year.

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/17 - China in our hands ...
Replies: 217
Views: 26483

Re: Irish 11/17 - China in our hands ...

[twoid][/twoid] With today's announcement of LEVEL launching flights from ORY and Openskies to cease operations after summer 18, where do people think their three 757's are going to go? Any chance they'll end up with Aer Lingus? Just looked: Openskies has F-GPEK, F-HAVI & F-HAVN with an average ...

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Darwin Airlines and SkyWork to die before the end of the year?
Replies: 13
Views: 2452

Re: Darwin Airlines and SkyWork to die before the end of the year?

https://www.adriaairways.ch/it-it/break ... ouncement/
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All flights by Adria Switzerland seem to be canceled as it has had its operating licence temporarily revoked.

https://www.adriaairways.ch/it-it/break ... ouncement/

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Darwin Airlines and SkyWork to die before the end of the year?
Replies: 13
Views: 2452

Re: Darwin Airlines and SkyWork to die before the end of the year?

JP have announced 6 new routes out of LJU (including GVA), it seems the F7 turboprops are making their way eastwards and possibly under Slovenian register. Seems the F7 deal was all about the planes and nothing else. The writing is on the wall for F7... With that being the case what will happen to ...

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by lesfalls
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level to launch 5 new destinations and also a new ORY base next S18.
Replies: 61
Views: 18300

Re: Level to launch 5 new destinations and also a new ORY base next S18.

I just looked at ORY-EWR roundtrip in September 2018 and it seems that the flights are operated by Openskies with an IB flight number. I wonder if there is more to this. https://booking.flylevel.com/?triptype=RT&from=PAR&to=NYC&depdate=2018-09-04&retdate=2018-09-21&adt=1&chd=...

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by lesfalls
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET 5th freedom flights in Europe?
Replies: 0
Views: 484

ET 5th freedom flights in Europe?

I know that ET offers OSL-ARN and VIE-ARN as 5th freedom flights but I have also seen that the airline adds on other stops to some of its EU destinations. Are those also 5th freedom flights or the two spoken about above are the sole ones in the continent that they hold?

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by lesfalls
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When did Egyptair stop flying to LAX?
Replies: 16
Views: 3097

When did Egyptair stop flying to LAX?

I heard that MS flew to LAX at a certain point. What was the routing of the flight and which years was it running? Any chance we could see MS serve LAX again?

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by lesfalls
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Airlines discriminates based on nationality
Replies: 42
Views: 3686

Re: United Airlines discriminates based on nationality

I have a family member 11 years back who had his luggage broken and they wouldn't refund him because he was not an american citizen. This was on American Airlines but I wonder if it is still the same case on UA in todays age.

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by lesfalls
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Jet Blue, worth the risk?
Replies: 25
Views: 1678

Re: Jet Blue, worth the risk?

I have flown B6 for ages and have no complaints. Prefer them over UA anytime of the day if thats what you want me to say UA fanboy :)

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by lesfalls
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USGlobal Airways(Baltia) buys Songbird Airways AOC
Replies: 40
Views: 6823

Re: USGlobal Airways(Baltia) buys Songbird Airways AOC

http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/ ... -authority

I wonder how they will combat that.
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Seems like their foreign Schedule passanger authority will be taken away:

http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/ ... -authority

I wonder how they will combat that.

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by lesfalls
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: S7 starting flights to Iceland
Replies: 2
Views: 937

S7 starting flights to Iceland

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... ce-in-s18/

Your thoughts?
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S7 in summer 2018 will start DME-KEF 1x weekly:

S7613 DME2005 – 2215KEF 738 6
S7614 KEF2320 – 0705+1DME 738 6

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... ce-in-s18/

Your thoughts?

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by lesfalls
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines considering BRU-DEL
Replies: 10
Views: 2672

Re: Brussels Airlines considering BRU-DEL

Surprised that the rumor ended up becoming true. Wonder if they'll open a DEL base too in addition to their BOM base when they start.

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by lesfalls
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Number of Flights in Africa
Replies: 19
Views: 1752

Re: Number of Flights in Africa

SN makes intra-African flights like Dakar Conakry or Dakar Banjul and some others as Kigali Entebbe or Bujumbura Entebbe ...and others ones I don’t believe you can book those, as they are triangle routings. Ex the plane does BRU-DKR-CKY-BRU and you can book BRU-DKR or BRU-CKY (via DKR) or DKR-BRU (...

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by lesfalls
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of airline service at Naples, FL
Replies: 37
Views: 4769

Re: History of airline service at Naples, FL

I flew Elite on APF-EWR last year. Flight surprisingly was quite full but unfortounately it was cut recently.

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by lesfalls
Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian hiring Pilots from Monarch
Replies: 19
Views: 5347

Norwegian hiring Pilots from Monarch

Seems that DY is hiring pilots from Monarch but it seems that Norwegian will either receive some Monarch aircraft or buy out Monarch as on their website it doesn't imply a conversion of their pilots from Airbus to Boeing: https://www.webcruiter.no/WcMain/AdvertViewPublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=3586242794&a...

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by lesfalls
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HAM TATL flights?
Replies: 47
Views: 5612

HAM TATL flights?

With all the recent TATL announcements to Smaller/middle sized cities that would have not been expected before how come has HAM not received any new TATL announcements with it being a high yielding market?

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by lesfalls
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France starts Seattle and Taipei in 2018
Replies: 65
Views: 24343

Re: Air France starts Seattle and Taipei in 2018

KLM was the first; I recall that CI and KL began services between AMS and TPE in the mid 1980s; then Air France had Air France Asie, Lufty used Condor, Swissair had "Swissair Asia" BA started "British Asia" (and Qantas used a separate carrier - can't recall what that was called?...

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by lesfalls
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian ends talks with Ryanair on flight connections
Replies: 18
Views: 4095

Norwegian ends talks with Ryanair on flight connections

Norwegian and Ryanair have ended talks as Norwegian recently inked a deal with Easyjet to connect passengers through LGW: https://in.reuters.com/article/us-ryanair-cancellation-norweg-air-shut/ryanair-norwegian-air-end-talks-on-flight-connections-idINKCN1BT2GE I think this is a war starting between ...

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by lesfalls
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1044
Views: 127941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Finland's national airline Finnair says it plans to hire more than 1,000 new employees over the next few years in order to fly new routes and propel expansion. Source: https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/finnair_planning_to_hire_more_than_1000_workers/9838340 Will the new employees need to speak Fin...

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by lesfalls
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL dropping PHL-CDG?
Replies: 92
Views: 12828

Re: DL dropping PHL-CDG?

KICT wrote:
ARN is a market that Delta has came and went multiple times over the years. Why can't they make it work?

UA,DY and SK cover the market already quite well and I think the U.S-Sweden market is also a bit oversaturated at the moment causing DL to axe ARN.

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by lesfalls
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian starts LGW-SEA today
Replies: 14
Views: 3870

Re: Norwegian starts LGW-SEA today

I would love to see Norwegian (or even SAS to return to SEA) to fly CPH-SEA. SAS would never return to SEA, but Norwegian adding CPH from SEA would be awesome. There was a Seattle Times article a while back that suggested they'd add more destinations starting in Fall 2018. I personally hope that th...

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by lesfalls
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights
Replies: 54
Views: 7988

Re: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights

Anyone know what the load was for the first flight?

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by lesfalls
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United opens new summer seasonal routes from EWR to OPO, KEF and ZRH as well as route extensions
Replies: 90
Views: 13919

Re: United opens new summer seasonal routes!

I'm surprised about EWR-OPO. Is the market really big enough for both the likes of UA and TP?

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by lesfalls
Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 179
Views: 17390

Re: The Future of ISP

This thread should be helpful http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1370309&p=19738479&hilit=isp#p19738479 The growth as of late has been impressive, although I don't know enough about the airport to know what types of flight they are after. In 2019 they can do Internationa...

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by lesfalls
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL: "Norwegian 'gone' in 4-5 months"
Replies: 136
Views: 26424

Re: MOL: "Norwegian 'gone' in 4-5 months"

WaywardMemphian wrote:
Mortyman wrote:
I'd much rather see Easyjet potentially cooperate With Norwegian than Ryanair. I think it's gonna be a problematic relationship With MOL


Maybe he is seeing that writing on the wall as well.

Norwegian was also in talks with EZY too if i'm not mistaken.

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by lesfalls
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1044
Views: 127941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

B747forever wrote:
Nami wrote:
You obviously love numbers, but is it really necessary to post the same stats every month?


Why not? I find the numbers interesting and to see where growth is taking place. If you dont like them just skip his posts.

Agreed. Keep posting the stats.

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by lesfalls
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 25474

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

Wow surprising. What are the starting prices for the flight? I hope award travel is also good on it.

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by lesfalls
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Websites that allow you to book one off/delivery flights?
Replies: 2
Views: 350

Websites that allow you to book one off/delivery flights?

Title says it all. Anyone know of any then by chance?

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by lesfalls
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Pilots Approve the Creation of LCC Subsidiary Joon
Replies: 160
Views: 18561

Re: AF Pilots Approve the Creation of Boost

Well its seems the pilots are not very excited about Joon. The SPAF union has urged French Ministry of Transport to intervene in the establishment of Joon brand which robs any symbol or affiliation with Air France or French nation. Union highlights the poor media reception to choice of name of bran...

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by lesfalls
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 957
Views: 153308

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Sorry if this had already been covered before, but Air Berlin is now ending all longhaul service from Berlin, by the end of the month. Source: http://blog.wandr.me/2017/09/air-berlin-longhaul-shutdown-tegel-txl/ I would have at least expected JFK to stay but a real pity that it has had to come to t...

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by lesfalls
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1044
Views: 127941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Someone83 wrote:
AirBaltic is making both RIX-GOT and RIX-TMP into full year services

Riga – Gothenburg 4 weekly Dash8-Q400 (3 weekly 12JAN18 – 05MAR18)
Riga – Tampere 5 weekly Dash8-Q400 (4 weekly 12JAN18 – 28FEB18)


Just out of wonder but is the RIX-Tampere route made up of mainly connections or O&D?

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by lesfalls
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How likely is Corsair to return to the U.S.?
Replies: 7
Views: 1564

Re: How likely is Corsair to return to the U.S.?

SS tried YQB and YQM 10 or so years ago. Both are pretty big francophone markets and both routes lasted a year or two. Even YUL is only served in the summer with their A333 (this year, it's been a leased A343 so far). Gone are the days of B744 service. Besides MSY, I don't see them launching anythi...

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by lesfalls
Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 957
Views: 153308

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Surprised that IAG is not interested as they could finally get a stronghold in the german market.

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by lesfalls
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Self connect in Russia without Visa?
Replies: 5
Views: 472

Self connect in Russia without Visa?

Lets say I fly BGY-VKO-TXL but on two different airlines but I have the boarding pass on my phone for the VKO-TXL flight before I arrive in VKO. Will they allow me to transfer then or all transfers without a visa must be with one airline?

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by lesfalls
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines will seasonally stop flights between the United States and Russia in early September
Replies: 21
Views: 4589

Re: Delta Air Lines will seasonally stop flights between the United States and Russia in early September

SU just upped JFK-SVO from 2x to 3x daily so that could explain the reason for there being no need for DL to operate the route. Rumor is also going around too that another Russian carrier has gotten rights to fly to JFK and should be announcing service soon.

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by lesfalls
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American drops JFK-MAN
Replies: 110
Views: 19149

Re: American drops JFK-MAN

Pe@rson wrote:
Wonder if Norwegian or Primera will announce MAN-NYC.

Primera stated that they are supposed to announce 2 more TATL routes by the end of August so thats what it could be.

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by lesfalls
Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's the most number of stops you've made on a trip between two cities?
Replies: 72
Views: 2696

Re: What's the most number of stops you've made on a trip between two cities?

My longest was NCE-ZRH-MCT-BKK. Ended up getting sick on the return because of how long it was.

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by lesfalls
Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air adds KEF-CVG, STL, DTW & CLE!
Replies: 152
Views: 19687

Re: WOW Air adds KEF-CVG, STL, DTW & CLE!

kelvin933 wrote:
lesfalls wrote:
User001 wrote:
Also announced London Stansted from 25th April on the other side of the pond.

With who and from where? Do you mean Wow?

Yes Wow air daily KEF-STN next spring (date unavailable)

Interesting. Why STN over adding more to LGW ? What are the times for the flight?

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