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by nadavatar64
Wed May 24, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier to serve ISP-MCO
Replies: 17
Views: 1678

Re: Frontier to serve ISP-MCO

Did not see that one coming! I hope they will do well, good to break the WN monopoly on ISP-MCO.

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 24, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cebu ends DOH, KWI, and RUH services
Replies: 19
Views: 2140

Re: Cebu ends DOH, KWI, and RUH services

albertocsc wrote:
If they can get a good interline agreement with Blue Air or Wizz Air for connecting to UK, Spain and Italy, I'd love to see 5J flying MNL-OTP.


Its highly unlikely that they will fly to OTP,its a very limited market. Plus I dont think any of the airlines that you have listed fly to DOH, KWI or RUH.

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by nadavatar64
Sun May 21, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/21/2017:AA Drops LGA-MCI, B6 Drops LAS-SFO, DL Drops SLC-MIA
Replies: 74
Views: 11611

Re: OAG Changes 5/21/2017:AA Drops LGA-MCI, B6 Drops LAS-SFO, DL Drops SLC-MIA

enilria wrote:
LGA pretty much. JFK not as sure about that. Their domestic is basically all connect. B6 is basically all local.


Agree with you about DL, but B6 receives tons of connecting traffic, alot of the airlines that fly to JFK partner with B6.

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by nadavatar64
Sun May 21, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/21/2017:AA Drops LGA-MCI, B6 Drops LAS-SFO, DL Drops SLC-MIA
Replies: 74
Views: 11611

Re: OAG Changes 5/21/2017:AA Drops LGA-MCI, B6 Drops LAS-SFO, DL Drops SLC-MIA

Its a shame AA dropped LGA-MCI. It seems like DL has become the undisputed ruler of LGA and JFK!

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by nadavatar64
Sat May 20, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787
Replies: 36
Views: 9904

Re: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787

I wonder where will they fly them. Are they planning to expand in JED or RUH? Or they just going to build a larger hub in DMM. Its getting interesting.

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by nadavatar64
Sat May 20, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 777-300/ER to operate SFO-TPE
Replies: 6
Views: 2421

Re: UA Announces Third 77W Route

Even though its sad to see the 747s go away, I love seeing those new 77Ws by UA. I think its a great plane for them.

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by nadavatar64
Sat May 20, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are the shortest widebody flights regularly operated?
Replies: 27
Views: 1730

Re: What are the shortest widebody flights regularly operated?

RUN-MRU is a very short flight( 231 km) and MK and UU use many widebodies on that route.

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by nadavatar64
Sat May 20, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Major Airport in the US
Replies: 28
Views: 1008

Re: Best Major Airport in the US

Its weird nobody have mentioned SLC! great airport, nice food court and shops and pretty easy to connect. I guess CLT is a close second.

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by nadavatar64
Mon May 15, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7683

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

NichCage wrote:
What about IAD? It is rumored IAD will be launced.

Also, when was IAD cut from the LY network?


I believe ORD will come first.

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by nadavatar64
Mon May 15, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7683

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

Considering the O&D market in MIA, and the AA-LY Partnership (which has only grown stronger since PHL-TLV died), I'm not surprised. I'd expect to potentially see codeshares on AA into South America, especially if LY expects to fill a 772. Codeshares aren't needed to South America to fill a 777 ...

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by nadavatar64
Sat May 13, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 diverted to Larnaca after birth of a baby on board #EK75
Replies: 30
Views: 8694

Re: Emirates A380 diverted to Larnaca after birth of a baby on board #EK75

Wow I didnt know IST cant handle the A380. I guess if it could, maybe EK would have flown the A380 over there.

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by nadavatar64
Fri May 12, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why EL AL doesn't fly TLV-IST?
Replies: 14
Views: 2636

Re: Why EL AL doesn't fly TLV-IST?

As others said, almost all of the TLV-IST/SAW traffic is connecting traffic. LY's traffic is almost all O&D, and unfortunately the traffic from Israel to Turkey is way lower than what it used to be in the 90s and the early 2000s, thanks to Erdoğan. :sarcastic: Maybe you missed post #5 and the l...

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by nadavatar64
Fri May 12, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why EL AL doesn't fly TLV-IST?
Replies: 14
Views: 2636

Re: Why EL AL doesn't fly TLV-IST?

As others said, almost all of the TLV-IST/SAW traffic is connecting traffic. LY's traffic is almost all O&D, and unfortunately the traffic from Israel to Turkey is way lower than what it used to be in the 90s and the early 2000s, thanks to Erdoğan.

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by nadavatar64
Fri May 12, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 100
Views: 15601

Re: United's future International Expansion

I think UA can easily pull off ORD-TLV or LAX-TLV, considering how well they are doing on EWR-TLV and SFO-TLV. As others have said, I think BNE or FRA could be next from LAX, but I think UA first needs to fill the SFO-MEL hole.

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by nadavatar64
Thu May 11, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA CEO: Asian airline to serve MIA within next 24 months
Replies: 72
Views: 7517

Re: MIA CEO: Asian airline to serve MIA within next 24 months

The most obvious guess would be JAL starting NRT-MIA, which is also one of the shortest Far East routes from MIA and it has a JV with AA. But as others have said, JAL dosent seem to start it anytime soon unfortunately.

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 10, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax On UA Flight Supposedly Forced To Pee In A Cup
Replies: 48
Views: 5947

Re: Pax On UA Flight Supposedly Forced To Pee In A Cup

This would have been funny if it was on Wizz air :lol: :lol:

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 10, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF CEO gets pie in the face during speech
Replies: 72
Views: 9286

Re: QF CEO gets pie in the face during speech

The man faced the challenge, it was a piece of cake for him.

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 10, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United load factors from Geneva
Replies: 23
Views: 2707

Re: United load factors from Geneva

I flew YUL-GVA on AC last April. For comparison purposes the flight was quite full (around 75%) considering that it was a low demand month. There were a lot of connecting passengers to Beirut. My impression of GVA is that it's a decent mid-sized airport-not too crowded, efficient enough although a ...

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 10, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United load factors from Geneva
Replies: 23
Views: 2707

Re: United load factors from Geneva

GVA is indeed very high yielding, but GVA also draws many tourists going to ski in the Alps.

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by nadavatar64
Tue May 09, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 18666

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

Wow thats great! Its about time there will be a nonstop LAX-DEL route! I hope they would also launch JNB, seems like a low hanging fruit.

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by nadavatar64
Tue May 09, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Plans Tel Aviv
Replies: 44
Views: 7108

Re: AI Plans Tel Aviv

tlvflyguy wrote:
Also IB with A333 3x weekly, though that is an awful transit option for DEL.


Also Air Europa starts flying with its 787s to TLV.

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by nadavatar64
Tue May 09, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Plans Tel Aviv
Replies: 44
Views: 7108

Re: AI Plans Tel Aviv

Whats up with that flight, Was it cancelled? TLV doesent even show up on AI's website...

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by nadavatar64
Tue May 09, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL drops LAX-CEB
Replies: 10
Views: 3138

Re: PAL drops LAX-CEB

That was a weird route, not a surprise that it ends, although I have to admit its pretty sad...

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by nadavatar64
Tue May 09, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL-LAS: New Seasonal DL Route
Replies: 25
Views: 5640

Re: HNL-LAS: New Seasonal DL Route

airportugal310 wrote:
nadavatar64 wrote:
Thats a smart decision by DL, LAS has no major airline that has a hub in it and flies to HNL (and I dont mean G4).


What does even mean???


That the only airline that has a hub in LAS and has a frequent flyer program is WN and they dont fly to Hawaii, so DL can gain traffic pretty easily.

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by nadavatar64
Mon May 08, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL-LAS: New Seasonal DL Route
Replies: 25
Views: 5640

Re: HNL-LAS: New Seasonal DL Route

Thats a smart decision by DL, LAS has no major airline that has a hub in it and flies to HNL (and I dont mean G4).

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by nadavatar64
Mon May 08, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uzbekistan Air to start JFK non-stop from July 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 4167

Re: Uzbekistan Air to start JFK non-stop from July 2017

Im happy that its nonstop now, although its just once a week, hope this will stick around.

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by nadavatar64
Mon May 08, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With the new KE codeshares, will DL drop SEA-NRT-SIN?
Replies: 41
Views: 4881

Re: With the new KE codeshares, will DL drop SEA-NRT-SIN?

They would probably drop it, as sad as it sounds. I dont think DL has much to look for in NRT right now, IMO they will close this mini hub.

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by nadavatar64
Mon May 08, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7683

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

I imagine JFK (DL) and EWR (UA) would be up there as well. Its way easier to connect in Europe, I dont know many people who connect in EWR/JFK/BOS. And about the biggest transfer markets between TLV and MIA, add MAD and FCO to your list :) . Lots of connecting traffic from South FL (PBI/FLL/MIA) th...

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by nadavatar64
Sun May 07, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/7/2017: DL Adds JFK-PWM, NK Cuts Fall Capacity with Frequency, SK Reduces BOS
Replies: 39
Views: 7811

Re: OAG Changes 5/7/2017: DL Adds JFK-PWM, NK Cuts Fall Capacity with Frequency, SK Reduces BOS

As always, thank you enilria. I just love these pissing matches between UA and AS/VX, DL and AS/VX and DL and B6, grab your popcorns and enjoy!

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by nadavatar64
Sat May 06, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?
Replies: 45
Views: 4650

Re: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?

dc9northwest wrote:
Yakutsk.


Only after they add ULN and UUS :?
Now on a serious note, the odds of Austrian adding Yakutsk are not that great, Its too far from VIE and too small.

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by nadavatar64
Sat May 06, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL in CDG and FCO next year
Replies: 52
Views: 8391

Re: LEVEL in CDG and FCO next year

Does LEVEL recieves connecting traffic from Vueling's network?

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by nadavatar64
Sat May 06, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?
Replies: 45
Views: 4650

Re: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?

First of all they have to add BCN!
Then BOS,SFO,ICN and maybe a seasonal YVR or MEX.

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by nadavatar64
Sat May 06, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 5/18/17 Predictions
Replies: 178
Views: 22702

Re: WN Schedule Release 5/18/17 Predictions

STL-CHS it looks like business between Boeing employees at STL and CHS, too. Southwest is smart route choice. It can be tourists to see CHS or STL either. Q It might be, but I think most of the traffic is connecting pax. Now I think its about time WN start serving FAT! Perhaps FAT-LAS, FAT-PHX or F...

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by nadavatar64
Fri May 05, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa's Munich hub
Replies: 31
Views: 7275

Re: Lufthansa's Munich hub

MUC is a good airport, unless you are in Terminal F (shoutout to all Israelis), which is simply awful.

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by nadavatar64
Fri May 05, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-FCO/AMS Inaugural Today!!
Replies: 103
Views: 13681

Re: AA DFW-FCO/AMS Inaugural Today!!

Hope those two would work! The problem with FCO is its very low-yielding, but with the packed 777 I think it can work.

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by nadavatar64
Thu May 04, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7683

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

yochai wrote:
It is not yet loaded into the system, it will run LY027 to EWR 3 times a week on Sunday,Tuesday and Thursday with LHR LY315/6 rotation in between on Mondays and Wednesdays (note F class is not available anymore on those days)


Thank you man.

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by nadavatar64
Thu May 04, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE
Replies: 42
Views: 7979

Re: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE

I would love to see EWR-GIG come next. After the Olympics the hotel choices are much better coupled by great new cultural experiences (aside from the beach, beauty and excitement) of Rio, although the economy has yet to show serious signs of improvement. A 763 would be just fine, although naturally...

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by nadavatar64
Thu May 04, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7683

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

El Al's first two leased 789s are said to be expected in the third and fourth quarters of this year, so the timing makes sense. However the article below says they are meant to replace 744s and 763s, so not sure how TLV-MIA being a 777 route fits in. Someone with company info may be able to assist....

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by nadavatar64
Thu May 04, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air to order 15 more widebody aircraft
Replies: 35
Views: 7194

Re: Oman Air to order 15 more widebody aircraft

JFK seems like a route they need to operate. I always like to see smaller airlines grow, competition to the ME3 cant hurt.

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by nadavatar64
Thu May 04, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FRA-MSY inaugural is today!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 5614

Re: FRA-MSY inaugural is today!!!

I was just checking and the flights are very cheap, also I have noticed that Condor sells flights with connections at FRA with LH, seems good!
I have noticed that DE2067 is delayed, anyone knows what happened?

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by nadavatar64
Thu May 04, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE
Replies: 42
Views: 7979

Re: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE

No real local market for DTW to most of Latin America, anyway. It would be ludicrous to add any flights in that direction. I can't resist. But DL flies DTW - GRU and has for a few years now.... Delta does really well on the route. The auto industry produces alot of high fare and premium cabin seats...

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by nadavatar64
Thu May 04, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7683

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

What are the largest transfer markets between TLV and MIA? I would consider IST, ZRH, FRA, LHR, to be the biggest transfer airports between TLV and MIA. I may be missing a few, but please tell me them. I imagine JFK (DL) and EWR (UA) would be up there as well. Its way easier to connect in Europe, I...

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 03, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7683

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

Many will connect to Mexico. Not sure about that, I think its easier connecting in MAD. Wow, that seems like a lot of plane for this route! I remember it used to be operated with a 762, but then axed when fuel prices spiked. IMHO, no, it isn't. There's a lot of SoFla-TLV traffic that today is conne...

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 03, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC announces YVR-MEL/MCO, YUL-LIM/PHX, YYZ-BZE/SVD
Replies: 17
Views: 4699

Re: AC announces YVR-MEL/MCO, YUL-LIM/PHX, YYZ-BZE/SVD

avi8 wrote:
I wonder when YVR-GUA will come. I take it that a token weekly service on Rouge would be successful... If only they would eliminate the Visas. I must say they are a pain to get.

I am not sure there is a market for YVR-GUA, But YYZ-GUA on an AC Rouge A319 sounds good.

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 03, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7683

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

Thanks for the info. Makes sense, now that El Al's (apparently terrible, although never been on it myself) 777 product has to directly compete with CX on that route. IMO, the 777 has the best and newest product in LY. Although I must admit that CX's product is probably much better. I thought they d...

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 03, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First passenger flight to St. Helena just landed.
Replies: 11
Views: 3759

Re: First passenger flight to St. Helena just landed.

Was that a charter? Also, what about the Comair JNB-ASI-HLE route, is it still suspended?

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 03, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7683

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

El Al's first two leased 789s are said to be expected in the third and fourth quarters of this year, so the timing makes sense. However the article below says they are meant to replace 744s and 763s, so not sure how TLV-MIA being a 777 route fits in. Someone with company info may be able to assist....

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 03, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to start seasonal YVR-MEL from December 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 632

Re: Air Canada to start seasonal YVR-MEL from December 2017

Wow thats great! YVR is a great connecting point in Western NA, way better than LAX and SFO. I do hope that UA would react and add the long awaited SFO-MEL.

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by nadavatar64
Wed May 03, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7683

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

It's written in Hebrew. Google translate does a very good job: El Al announced today the launch of a direct line from Tel Aviv to Miami. The new line, which will start operating this November with three weekly flights on the Boeing 777-200, will be the company's sixth destination in North America a...

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