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by 787fan8
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

What are the chances that Emirates adds ATL-DXB in the next 3 years or so? I know Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines already fly here, but I would just love to see the tail of an Emirates 777-200LR parked at Concourse F. EK coming to Atlanta is always a possibility but I just don't see it happening...

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by 787fan8
Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

What are the chances that Emirates adds ATL-DXB in the next 3 years or so? I know Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines already fly here, but I would just love to see the tail of an Emirates 777-200LR parked at Concourse F.

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by 787fan8
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

Its funny that BNA has more YVR service than ATL. Wonder if that will change soon via WS or DL? Service is only on Saturdays seasonally right now, right? I never understood why DL dropped the ATL-YVR service? I used to fly it 2-3 times per year for about 5 years but that was about 10 years ago at t...

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by 787fan8
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

Per Airlineroute.net, Lufthansa is going from the A340-300 to the A330-300 from July 1st, and will keep the aircraft on the route for the winter season.

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by 787fan8
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Airline Possibilities for LAS
Replies: 1
Views: 262

Future Airline Possibilities for LAS

For the past couple of years, LAS has had some pretty good expansion in foreign air carriers. Here’s a few that we’ve seen: Hainan Airlines (PEK) Condor (MUC) Norwegian (LGW, OSL, ARN, CPH) All seasonal Eurowings (CGN, MUC) Both seasonal LATAM (GRU) Seasonal VivaAerobus (MEX) Thomas Cook (GLA, STN) ...

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by 787fan8
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for BDL?
Replies: 6
Views: 532

Re: What's next for BDL?

Perhaps Southwest could start ATL-BDL and break the Delta monopoly on that route like their doing with ATL-BNA.

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by 787fan8
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future U.S. Expansion Possibilities For Aer Lingus
Replies: 113
Views: 12172

Re: Future U.S. Expansion Possibilities For Aer Lingus

ATL has been mentioned by the airline as a possible new destination with the Airbus A321LR.

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by 787fan8
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

Qatar Airways started flying the Airbus A350 to ATL yesterday. Unfortunately, I wasn't there to see it, but if anybody happens to have any pictures or videos to share of the plane arriving at ATL, I would greatly appreciate it. I think it's great that we have 2 airlines flying the A350 to ATL now. F...

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by 787fan8
Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

What is the chance SWA will add ATL <--> MEM? They recently added ATL <--> BNA. Memphis has been begging someone to break Delta monopoly. The ticket cost are really expensive. I know SWA ended the AirTran flight to MEM because too much traffic was connection and not O&D. I could see it happenin...

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by 787fan8
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

Is DL replacing it? No. Delta already flies mainline ATL-MTY service, and have been doing so for a while, long before AM anncounced their service. At the moment, GDL is also flown by both AM and DL, so let’s see if AM manages to hold on to that. I know this, but DL currently flies 2 mainline daily....

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by 787fan8
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

BenflysDTW wrote:
klm617 wrote:
Aeromexico is ending ATL-MTY flights.

Is DL replacing it?

No. Delta already flies mainline ATL-MTY service, and have been doing so for a while, long before AM anncounced their service.

At the moment, GDL is also flown by both AM and DL, so let’s see if AM manages to hold on to that.

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by 787fan8
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

It appears that the proposed Concourse G may not be going ahead after all, and that a smaller and a potentially cheaper expansion of international gates at Concourse F is be considered as an alternative option. https://www.myajc.com/business/hartsfield-jackson-may-not-build-planned-concourse/0yQzvwe...

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by 787fan8
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa's Inaugural flight to SAN
Replies: 25
Views: 6663

Re: Lufthansa's Inaugural flight to SAN

With the arrival of Lufthansa, this brings the number of long haul carriers at SAN to four. I wonder who will join the lineup next? Korean or Philippine Airlines perhaps?

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by 787fan8
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa's Inaugural flight to SAN
Replies: 25
Views: 6663

Re: Lufthansa's Inaugural flight to SAN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcRRnMFlLLY
A special thanks to Youtube user LindyFlight- San Diego Spotting for posting this!
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Here’s a video of the landing and takeoff
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcRRnMFlLLY
A special thanks to Youtube user LindyFlight- San Diego Spotting for posting this!

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by 787fan8
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 432
Views: 35238

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

What would you guys say the next airline will be that comes to St. Louis. Any ideas or rumors? If so, when could that happen? I'm guessing BA or JetBlue, but put on the spot I say BA. I don't think Spirit has any routes to start that make sense. They are all pretty saturated with WN, F9 and G4. I s...

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by 787fan8
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2018
Replies: 135
Views: 12095

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2018

TK787 wrote:
-Last month it was mentioned that the next US markets for TK will be DFW, EWR and SEA by a.net member LAXintl. Exciting times ahead.

Interesting

Would LAXintl or any other user happen to have any idea which of the three markets will be launched first?

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by 787fan8
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Announces 12 new destinations
Replies: 80
Views: 15570

Re: Qatar Airways Announces 12 new destinations

Yet we are still waiting for DOH-LAS to start. I think it would be hilarious if EK announced LAS just to rub it in QR’s face, but what’s funny though is that that actually could happen, given the fact that EK is starting to go back into expansion mode now. Besides that though, I expect we’ll be kep...

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by 787fan8
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn’t KLM fly to BOS?
Replies: 13
Views: 2837

Why doesn’t KLM fly to BOS?

I just wanna know why they don’t. Plain and simple.

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by 787fan8
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines considering SEA
Replies: 16
Views: 2878

Re: Philippine Airlines considering SEA

It's a subscription-only article but I can tell you that the subject of PR to SEA is being discussed in multiple-threads and I assume the referenced article is just some SEA-area catch up. Perhaps you could report what the article states, especially if there are any specific facts regarding such se...

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by 787fan8
Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines considering SEA
Replies: 16
Views: 2878

Philippine Airlines considering SEA

https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/new ... irbus.html
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It looks like another international carrier could launch service to Seattle soon.

https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/new ... irbus.html

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by 787fan8
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

http://airport.blog.ajc.com/2018/02/15/ ... e-flights/

It's about time we got some competition on this route.
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Southwest is adding ATL-BNA from Aug 7.

http://airport.blog.ajc.com/2018/02/15/ ... e-flights/

It's about time we got some competition on this route.

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by 787fan8
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian's next long-haul targets
Replies: 47
Views: 7545

Re: Norwegian's next long-haul targets are....

Uh oh. The article says they're considering DTW. Cue the notorious fanboys in 3..2..1.

On the other hand, I'm glad that PHL is in the running. More options among foreign carriers at PHL would be really great to see.

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by 787fan8
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus planning more International flights to US
Replies: 100
Views: 10048

Re: Aer Lingus planning more International flights to US

It wouldn't surprise me if ATL is one of the announcements that they make in the coming months. They have expressed interest in serving the airport once they receive their new A321LR aircraft.

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by 787fan8
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... f-07feb18/
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Looks like Korean Air is bringing back the 747-8 for the summer season.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... f-07feb18/

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by 787fan8
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Air New Zealand to announce Chicago
Replies: 48
Views: 9008

Rumor: Air New Zealand to announce Chicago

The New Zealand Herald is reporting that former president Barack Obama will visit New Zealand in March, and that the trip has been arranged by Air New Zealand. Although the reason for the visit is unknown, there has been speculation that Air New Zealand will announce service to Chicago during the vi...

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by 787fan8
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Jacksonville Ever see TransAtlantic Flights?
Replies: 148
Views: 11319

Re: Will Jacksonville Ever see TransAtlantic Flights?

Not anytime soon. As many have pointed out, Jacksonville does not have the tourist appeal that Orlando, Tampa and Miami have, and also suffers from being not too far from MCO.

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by 787fan8
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 45
Views: 5868

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

Would TK be a possibility? I would think with UA and them being partners that DEN would be a logical add to their US network.

I think EK is a given, but wouldn’t the elevation be a problem for them or no?

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by 787fan8
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

Statistics for the year 2017 have officially been released by the airport management. For total aircraft operations, the number for 2017 stands at 879,560, which represents a 2.09% decrease from 2016's number of 898,356. For total passengers, we have 103,902,992 passengers that flew through the airp...

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by 787fan8
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO
Replies: 96
Views: 8106

Re: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO

So when are they going to announce LAX?

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by 787fan8
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI
Replies: 136
Views: 11873

Re: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI

Well done MCI. If this exceeds expectations as a seasonal flight, then I could eventually see it going year round.

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by 787fan8
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver developments for 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 3380

Re: Denver developments for 2018

What about TK? With them and UA being partners, I would think DEN would be a logical add to their route network.

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by 787fan8
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

Delta763 wrote:
I must have missed the news that AM is flying here again. I don't see them on the schedule. Where to?

AM currently flies from ATL to GDL, BJX, MID, MTY and QRO, all under the Connect brand and with the Embraer E190.

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by 787fan8
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR A350 coming to ATL
Replies: 17
Views: 2874

Re: QR A350 coming to ATL

Wonderful news! Now that gives us 2 airlines that fly the A350 to ATL.

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by 787fan8
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 6983

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

https://www.irishcentral.com/news/aer-l ... es-flights
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I found this article from Irish Central that states that ATL is one of many US cities that Aer Lingus is considering the launch of once they receive their new Airbus A321LR's.
https://www.irishcentral.com/news/aer-l ... es-flights

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by 787fan8
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22463

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Sadly yes. That to me is one of the downsides of the airport master plan, but hey, on the bright side we’ll have the Domestic terminal canopies as a new noticeable feature for the airport once those are done. While I will miss the red and orange, I do like the new look. It is very clean and neat. D...

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by 787fan8
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22463

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Why no airline other than DL operates BNA-ATL is baffling. The fares are astronomic and the flights always full. WN, F9, NK??? If any airline is going to fly ATL-BNA against DL, it’s going to be WN. I think some competition on that route would be good because it would help bring those high fares do...

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by 787fan8
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22463

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

With the modernizations going on at Hartsfield, are the red/orange exterior panels being removed permantly? If they are, it’s the end of an era as those panels are unique and one of the most noticeable features of the concourses. Sadly yes. That to me is one of the downsides of the airport master p...

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by 787fan8
Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22463

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

With 2017 drawing to a close, what are your 2018 predictions for the world's busiest airport? Hopefully we won't have to deal with any power outages again am I right? :razz: Jokes aside, here are my predictions for ATL in 2018: 1. WS could potentially start ATL-YYC as a result of their new joint ven...

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by 787fan8
Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22463

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

I flew DEN to ATL on Delta yesterday, and from what I observed, the modernizations of the concourses seem to be coming along very nicely. Much of the ceiling at the entrance of Concourse A had been removed, and some new ceiling as well as new signage for the gates had been installed as well. I also ...

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by 787fan8
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska ending Cuba service
Replies: 64
Views: 8057

Re: Alaska ending Cuba service

They were never going to last on that route anyway. From the moment that Alaska Airlines applied for it, I knew that route was destined to lose money.

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by 787fan8
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22463

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Statistics for the month of September have been released So far, total aircraft operations for the year stand at 664,773. For total passengers, the number for 2017 is currently 78,097,821. Finally, for grand total cargo (which includes freight, express and mail), 502,973 metric tons have been handle...

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by 787fan8
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 50334

Re: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's

Kudos to Boeing and Emirates on this wonderful order!

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by 787fan8
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 66988

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

I expect at least one airline to place an order for the 737 MAX.

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by 787fan8
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA next routes?
Replies: 40
Views: 4083

Re: BA next routes?

I’m surprised nobody’s mentioned STL yet. A solid contender for a new US city if you ask me.

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by 787fan8
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Surrenders AOC
Replies: 56
Views: 6615

Re: Eastern Web Site Inoperative

Some things are best left untouched.

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by 787fan8
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK/LGA/EWR/HPN/ISP/SWF Aviation
Replies: 131
Views: 15804

Re: JFK/LGA/EWR/HPN/ISP/SWF Aviation

http://www.travelandleisure.com/flight- ... k-city-jfk
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WOW Air is starting JFK from April 28, 2018.
http://www.travelandleisure.com/flight- ... k-city-jfk

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by 787fan8
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22463

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Changes are coming to 4 DL long haul routes for 2018: Atlanta – Brussels: Service operates 5 weekly instead of 7 weekly: 25MAR18 – 27MAY18, 01SEP18 – 27OCT18 Atlanta – Buenos Aires Ezeiza: eff 25MAR18 A330-300 continues operating 1 daily, replacing 767-400ER Atlanta – Paris CDG: eff 01MAY18 DL084/08...

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by 787fan8
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?
Replies: 199
Views: 23576

Re: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?

As a wildcard how about Las Vegas? I don't have any numbers as to number of people who fly between Japan and LAS but thought I would throw this one out there. Japan Airlines actually used to fly to LAS, but 9/11 killed the route. I would not be surprised if JL resumes LAS in the next couple years o...

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by 787fan8
Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?
Replies: 199
Views: 23576

Re: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?

MIA

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