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by nadavatar64
Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW-FCO/AMS Performance
Replies: 21
Views: 4251

Re: DFW-FCO/AMS Performance

AA does plenty of interline connections beyond AMS, FRA, all their European destinations. It might not be oneworld, but they certainly do offer connections, and a lot of the passengers do travel onward beyond AMS on KL and FRA respectively. Every time I've gotten off a DFW - FRA flight there have b...

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by nadavatar64
Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on Hawaiian - Interview of Dunkerley in SA
Replies: 24
Views: 4303

Re: Update on Hawaiian - Interview of Dunkerley in SA

HKG seems like a good choice, its weird it hasnt been served by now. I also think PVG could do well.

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by nadavatar64
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are chances LGU (Logan, UT) gets air service?
Replies: 10
Views: 1006

Re: What are chances LGU (Logan, UT) gets air service?

I think UA to DEN or AA to PHX are the most likely to happen.

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by nadavatar64
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian considering expanding services in SWF
Replies: 59
Views: 6792

Re: Norwegian considering expanding services in SWF

I wonder if PVD also going well for them. Anyway I think MAN/BHX or maybe something more risky like ABZ or NCL can work.

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by nadavatar64
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines mulls 787s, A350s, refutes 747-8i order, eyes China growth
Replies: 32
Views: 6639

Re: Turkish Airlines mulls 787s, A350s, refutes 747-8i order, eyes China growth

NichCage wrote:
Turkish Airlines serves Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou. What city would they serve next in China?

Istanbul to Sydney would basically be a few hours longer then from Istanbul to Jakarta. A 77L could even do if I bet.


I think CTU, CKG and maybe HGH might work, like 3 times a week.

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by nadavatar64
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Announces DFW
Replies: 90
Views: 9362

Re: Icelandair Announces DFW

The distance is 3250 nmi...8 nmi longer than KEF-PDX. I have to wonder if there will be any sort of winter restriction. But I expect FI to win out, as the plane they're using is right-sized...116t MTOW versus 238t MTOW. This is where WW could really be using the A321neo, but that would be heavily r...

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by nadavatar64
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights
Replies: 54
Views: 7988

Re: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights

I have made some dummy bookings and for most of the markets WOW's fares were not that low, I do hope they will manage to succeed.

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by nadavatar64
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to BCN Performance
Replies: 14
Views: 3447

Re: CX to BCN Performance

fjmm92 wrote:
Stats of the second month of the route (August):

-Number of flights: 34 (A359)
-Pax: 8.587
-Load factor: 90%


Wow that seems high! I do wonder if they manage to fill the front seats and if so what are the yields.

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by nadavatar64
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RJ 787 at TLV on Sunday ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1958

Re: RJ 787 at TLV on Sunday ?

I dont think its that rare, IIRC they have used the 787 to TLV this summer regularly.

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by nadavatar64
Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What new routes do you want from your home airport?
Replies: 100
Views: 4793

Re: What new routes do you want from your home airport?

From TLV:
-ORD on LY/UA.
-PHL back on AA.
-DXB/DOH on EK/QR respectively(probably not going to happen).
-LIS on TP.
-SIN on SQ.
-DEL on AI.
-GRU on LY/LATAM.
-ATL on DL.
-JFK on AA.
-SAS to OSL/CPH/ARN.

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by nadavatar64
Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The best/worst looking airliner?
Replies: 55
Views: 2931

Re: The best/worst looking airliner?

Best: A340-500/600 and 747-8.
Worst: 737-800(very boring) and MD-88.

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by nadavatar64
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favourite/Best airline names
Replies: 8
Views: 898

Re: Favourite/Best airline names

Vueling, Wizz Air, Avianca, TACA and all the Virgins:) .

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by nadavatar64
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH B747-8 to Dubai
Replies: 26
Views: 7151

Re: LH B747-8 to Dubai

I remember someone saying that FRA-DXB is one of LH's most profitable routes, I wonder if its true. Anyhow, kudos to LH!

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by nadavatar64
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH Future Routes
Replies: 57
Views: 6344

Re: IAH Future Routes

I dont see TLV happening, the market is small and it would have to rely on connections. HKG seems like an interesting choice but that might take a while. I think CDG is a pretty big hole in the system. I think a seasonal BRU/ZRH flight might work.

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by nadavatar64
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippines Airlines loads YYZ nonstop
Replies: 21
Views: 5220

Re: Philippines Airlines loads YYZ nonstop

CHI2DFW wrote:
Damn! Thought DTW was a given, oh well.


I think it would work better with an A380...

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by nadavatar64
Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities
Replies: 13
Views: 3348

Re: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities

The question remains at when YQB will be added. That could be an interesting new destination, as there are no direct flights to Europe . I assume we will see a few destinations added when the 737MAX arrive at FI. Regarding the frequency increase, FI always tries to up the frequency to at least 4 ti...

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by nadavatar64
Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier to Offer Connections in CVG/CLE/MCO/AUS + possibly more cities
Replies: 27
Views: 4499

Re: Frontier to Offer Connections in CVG/CLE/MCO/AUS + possibly more cities

Do they have alot of connecting pax in DEN? I thought it was more of an O&D hub.

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by nadavatar64
Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK and QR Loads from MIA
Replies: 39
Views: 6664

Re: TK and QR Loads from MIA

A bit off topic, but what other US airports posts LFs like MIA's website?

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by nadavatar64
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 14600

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

Wow I did not expect this! Epic move by UA!

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by nadavatar64
Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca will start GRU-JFK next December
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

Re: Avianca will start GRU-JFK next December

Thats great! I guess MIA is going well for them.

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by nadavatar64
Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia New Destinations?
Replies: 57
Views: 8050

Re: Iberia New Destinations?

Jayafe wrote:
Slightly off topic, which flagship route you think IB should use for marketing the A359 next year? Established or new destination?


I think EZE/MEX/GRU/SCL, I think those are IB's flagship routes.

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by nadavatar64
Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia New Destinations?
Replies: 57
Views: 8050

Re: Iberia New Destinations?

I think WAW and HEL can be added.

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by nadavatar64
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 45228

Re: BA's Next US Destination

Is BA starting LHR-BNA? Because if not I think BNA could be a good addition to BA.

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by nadavatar64
Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved routes from Helsinki
Replies: 20
Views: 2967

Re: Unserved routes from Helsinki

I think HEL is well covered, if not overserved because of AY's big hub in HEL. Also I think those Anna.aero figures are wrong, they are based on the number of searches for a flight and not on PDEW.

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by nadavatar64
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal to lease additional A330neo capacity
Replies: 16
Views: 3205

Re: TAP Portugal to lease additional A330neo capacity

globalcabotage wrote:
Well they need planes to serve: BNA, CLE, CMH, CVG, DTW, IND, MCI, MKE, PDX, SEA, SLC, STL, etc.


Yes, but I think DTW will work better with an A380, DTW-LIS is a huge market!

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by nadavatar64
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TP to add CUR stop on CCS flights
Replies: 30
Views: 6108

Re: TP to add CUR stop on CCS flights

It seems (according to local sources in CCS, can't find any sources online) that TP will run LIS-CUR-CCS-LIS flights from now on, with the crew change being at CUR (which is the whole idea of this, of course). I have no further details on this (dates, traffic rights to CUR, etc.), but will revert a...

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by nadavatar64
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca suspends flights to BGI indefinitely
Replies: 26
Views: 4983

Re: Avianca suspends flights to BGI indefinitely

The flight had 42.5% load factor, more like low factor...

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by nadavatar64
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH at TPA - chance of going mainline?
Replies: 12
Views: 2255

Re: LH at TPA - chance of going mainline?

I think if MCO can handle LH mainline, so does TPA.

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by nadavatar64
Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD-MIA market
Replies: 4
Views: 1255

MAD-MIA market

I know that MAD-MIA is a big market. It is served by three airlines(IB,AA and UX) and was flown by 618,977 pax in 2016 according to Wikipedia. I do realise that its a big market but my question is why? Is it because of historic ties? Because both cities have rich Hispanic culture and history and of ...

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by nadavatar64
Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It's been fun seeing the small international growth at SLC, what's next?
Replies: 41
Views: 4236

Re: It's been fun seeing the small international growth at SLC, what's next?

redzeppelin wrote:
I would love to see HA get creative and respond with something like PVU-HNL. I think the market is there, especially if they go less than daily.


If HA is about to serve Salt Lake City it will probably be from SLC, not PVU.

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by nadavatar64
Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It's been fun seeing the small international growth at SLC, what's next?
Replies: 41
Views: 4236

Re: It's been fun seeing the small international growth at SLC, what's next?

I think there is a good chance that Condor will start a SLC-FRA route.

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by nadavatar64
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2017 Loads
Replies: 9
Views: 1699

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2017 Loads

The link dosent work, can someone please post the loads?

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by nadavatar64
Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al add "proudly all Boeing" on new 787
Replies: 5
Views: 1928

Re: El Al add "proudly all Boeing" on new 787

Spiderguy252 wrote:
Wow, that graphic is tiny.

Should have been "Proudly all Boeing...perhaps not out of choice." :mrgreen:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
I wonder if after the merger with Israir they will still be "Proudly all Boeing"...

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by nadavatar64
Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level to USA
Replies: 25
Views: 4261

Re: Level to USA

I think its about time Level/DY will start a BCN-BOS flight.

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by nadavatar64
Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Over served cities
Replies: 6
Views: 1475

Re: Over served cities

Basically as you have mentioned, alot of larger hubs are over served like ATL, DFW, CLT, FRA, DXB, DOH and I can keep on going. Im not saying some of the airports I have mentioned dont have high O&D pax numbers, but most of the traffic is connecting pax.

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by nadavatar64
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The State of Israel looking at Tel Aviv-Jeddah flights for Hajj pilgrims
Replies: 29
Views: 5926

Re: The State of Israel looking at Tel Aviv-Jeddah flights for Hajj pilgrims

On paper it seems like a good idea, there are about a million and a half muslim citizens in Israel. But in reality, there is no way it is going to work unfortunately.

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by nadavatar64
Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Checks In Single Can of Beer on Qantas Flight
Replies: 62
Views: 9602

Re: Man Checks In Single Can of Beer on Qantas Flight

This man is a legend!

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by nadavatar64
Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 12081

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

DTW to everywhere.

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by nadavatar64
Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada - Thailand Expanded Air Transport Agreement
Replies: 17
Views: 2878

Re: Canada - Thailand Expanded Air Transport Agreement

Im sure if AC Rouge had the suitable aircraft they would be serving YVR-BKK by now.

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by nadavatar64
Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Announce Expansion to YFC and YSJ
Replies: 12
Views: 3116

Re: Porter Announce Expansion to YFC and YSJ

Sad to hear about PIT, but I dont realise how come they serve PIT and not PHL...

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by nadavatar64
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where would EK fly if they could
Replies: 115
Views: 18689

Re: Where would EK fly if they could

Jayafe wrote:
angelopga wrote:
Pyongyang.


1 A380 daily, at least.


I think 5 daily is better suited for this huge and high yielding market.
Also I think KTN is the perfect market for them with 5x weekly 777-300er, its an underserved market.

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by nadavatar64
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines' order of A350s and its future fleet+growth
Replies: 32
Views: 5388

Re: Ethiopian Airlines' order of A350s and its future fleet+growth

kriskim wrote:
ET is looking at ADD-MEL and talks have already begun for launching such service. So that might take 1-2 frames from expansion.


Is there a plane that is capable of performing that route nonstop?

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by nadavatar64
Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada named best airline in North America
Replies: 77
Views: 8351

Re: Air Canada named best airline in North America

I dont say they are a great airline but they are also not a bad one. If you would have asked me, no doubt I would have chosen B6 or VX as the best NA airline.

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by nadavatar64
Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates sees demand returning on US routes
Replies: 14
Views: 4717

Re: Emirates sees demand returning on US routes

Suffice to say that folks aren't too tempted these days to fly EK, fearing that their laptops and iPads will be rattling about in the hold. Flew EK201 (DXB-JFK) recently, my laptop was packed very well, only concern I had was when they were handing devices back out it was absolute chaos. But all we...

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by nadavatar64
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Icelandair Route
Replies: 25
Views: 5572

Re: Longest Icelandair Route

aemoreira1981 wrote:
Given how WOW has announced KEF-TLV, I'm surprised that Icelandair doesn't attempt KEF-TLV by itself (Icelandair has flown JFK-TLV on behalf of Israir).


Im not sure the market is big enough for 2 carriers but who knows. First we need to see if WOW would be successful on the route.

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by nadavatar64
Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF drops MVD
Replies: 30
Views: 5850

Re: AF drops MVD

With almost half the Uruguayan population of Italian origin, the only other gateway to Europe I could see is FCO. Maybe a 3xw FCO-MVD by AZ could work just fine. Well, more than 60% of the population of Argentina is Italian which is a market that is alot bigger than Uruguay and yet FCO-EZE is not a...

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by nadavatar64
Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA SFO-NRT Now 77W
Replies: 8
Views: 2092

Re: UA SFO-NRT Now 77W

Unfortunately we live in a sad era where the Queen Of The Skies retires...

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by nadavatar64
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports that had potential that never made it
Replies: 107
Views: 13374

Re: Airports that had potential that never made it

I think CDT can also be counted as one.

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by nadavatar64
Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad drops San Francisco
Replies: 61
Views: 15849

Re: Etihad drops San Francisco

Not a real shocker. EY always seem pretty weak in SFO ever since they have gone down to 3 frequencies a week. Im pretty sure EK is also not what it used to be in SFO, and I guess the laptop ban contributes to that. OTOH, AI seem to be doing great in SFO.

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by nadavatar64
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EWR UA's Long-Term Answer for an East Coast Super-hub?
Replies: 105
Views: 14864

Re: Is EWR UA's Long-Term Answer for an East Coast Super-hub?

EWR is very important to UA and it serves as a major O&D station. But as others have said, Its not going to be a mega hub. I think the only place that can serve as a mega hub is IAH but thats probably not going to happen, at least not in the scale of DFW or ATL.

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