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by nadavatar64
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has MU Painted the Ugliest Special Livery in History?
Replies: 44
Views: 9220

Re: Has MU Painted the Ugliest Special Livery in History?

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I think Air Jamaica's livery is also a strong candidate...

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by nadavatar64
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF will announces fares & schedules for PER-LHR 27 Apr.
Replies: 7
Views: 1729

Re: QF will announces fares & schedules for PER-LHR 27 Apr.

Im super excited, finally the desired nonstop flight between the UK and Australia comes to fruition! I wonder how many years will pass until a nonstop SYD-LHR :)

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by nadavatar64
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS & VX to combine JFK ops in terminal 7 by Q4 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2375

Re: AS & VX to combine JFK ops in terminal 7 by Q4 2017

Nice move by them, after UA left someone had to fill that void. Now I hope that SAN and SJC will be added. I also wondered if the VX's JFK-PSP flight will continue.

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by nadavatar64
Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB in Asia
Replies: 38
Views: 3309

Re: IB in Asia

Beirut, Tehran, Mumbai were all former IB routes, as well as Jeddah, Kuwait, Amman, Damascus not sure if they served anywhere else in Asia, maybe Dubai or Abu Dhabi and Manila? Damascus? Seriously? . Damascus launched with A319 in latter 2000s, probably seasonal. OK, but you have to remember that i...

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by nadavatar64
Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 12898

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

Thank you very much enilria! I love how DL is adding all these major business and O&D routes from BOS. As others have said, I wish for BOS-STL, maybe also SAT and MEM. Also DL has the advantage of the ability of flying RJs, so I hope they will add smaller niche markets.

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by nadavatar64
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB in Asia
Replies: 38
Views: 3309

Re: IB in Asia

IB has launched MAD-PVG and MAD-NRT, which have been working succesfully, with load factors up to 85%. I'm wondering if we can see any further expansion in to Asia. I can see working BEY (A320) IKA, DEL/BOM, BKK, SIN, PEK or ICN with it's A330-200. What do you think? Beirut, Tehran, Mumbai were all...

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by nadavatar64
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas
Replies: 70
Views: 9571

Re: Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas

Boa Vista? Porlamar?? Good luck... There is a new subsidiary from Binter Canarias (local airline) in Cabo Verde. https://www.binter.cv. Maybe they could work with them. So connecting people from Providence to Cape Verde via LPA could make sense. Boa Vista is also a typical Winter holiday for Europe...

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by nadavatar64
Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas
Replies: 70
Views: 9571

Re: Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas

Wait and see... there was a lot of talk of AMS, MAD and FCO for longhaul and that seems to have gone nowhere. Kjos shoots out a bunch of items in interviews that make it seem DY/D8/DI is coming very soon but that's not the usually the case. Exampele BIO-BOS was once mentioned as a 737MAX route too ...

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by nadavatar64
Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL expands MIA-HAV
Replies: 24
Views: 4755

Re: DL expands MIA-HAV

Nice to see DL growing in AA's territory.Out of curiosity , how is the ATL-HAV flight doing?

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by nadavatar64
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Airlines Intercontinental Routes
Replies: 28
Views: 5802

Re: Swiss Airlines Intercontinental Routes

I think it'd make more sense for them to expand out of GVA, maybe to IAH. ZRH is pretty much covered for now. There are wayyy more important routes to add from GVA other than GVA-IAH. Looking at it from the perspective of Star Alliance, it's connected to most other things. They can get Star connect...

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by nadavatar64
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Airlines Intercontinental Routes
Replies: 28
Views: 5802

Re: Swiss Airlines Intercontinental Routes

ASQ400 wrote:
I think it'd make more sense for them to expand out of GVA, maybe to IAH. ZRH is pretty much covered for now.


There are wayyy more important routes to add from GVA other than GVA-IAH.

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by nadavatar64
Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgins 747 back at LHR, nice to see.
Replies: 14
Views: 5135

Re: Virgins 747 back at LHR, nice to see.

God, I love VS (and Richard Branson)! I hope that the Queen Of The Skies will be flying this route regularly.

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by nadavatar64
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX-HNL A330 Routing
Replies: 26
Views: 6078

Re: PHX-HNL A330 Routing

azjubilee wrote:
hkcanadaexpat wrote:
theSFOspotter wrote:
Anyone know what HA will dispatch to PHX once the 763s are gone?

A321Neo


Not necessarily.


Exactly, that could easily be an A330NEO (or even one of the old A330s).

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by nadavatar64
Sun Apr 16, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ME3 average load factors to US hover around 75%
Replies: 21
Views: 4819

Re: ME3 average load factors to US hover around 75%

I flew IAD-DXB round trips for 6 times since September. And the flight was always near full. In July and August it is hell. Last August I got stuck in Muscat for two more weeks: there were no seats in Y at reasonable price. Actually there was none. All available were via Malpensa or Boston. I was w...

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by nadavatar64
Sun Apr 16, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ME3 average load factors to US hover around 75%
Replies: 21
Views: 4819

Re: ME3 average load factors to US hover around 75%

usairways85 wrote:
It's also worth noting that September is a notoriously slow travel month. US airlines probably cut their transatlantic schedules by 25+% in Sept/Oct.


Thats true, look at July and August, alsmost all flights are above the 80s.

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by nadavatar64
Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit is the next airline to pull out of Cuba
Replies: 52
Views: 8895

Re: Spirit is the next airline to pull out of Cuba

I am not shocked that the Cuba Bubble has exploded. The market is way overserved and I think that more cuts will be announced next.

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by nadavatar64
Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa Airlines Caribbean Embraer 190 Operations
Replies: 30
Views: 2925

Re: Copa Airlines Caribbean Embraer 190 Operations

chepos wrote:
I have always wondered what traffic supports both PAP and KIN, they have served both markets for years. I am sure they as many other CM routes depend heavily on connections (but I wonder from where mostly)?


I think mostly from Central and South America, Maybe some from the US and Canada.

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by nadavatar64
Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forget snakes on a plane, how about scorpions on UA?
Replies: 11
Views: 1732

Re: Forget snakes on a plane, how about scorpions on UA?

The poor scorpion had to hide in the overhead bin because the flight was overbooked.

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by nadavatar64
Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska-Russia to be restored
Replies: 18
Views: 5269

Re: Alaska-Russia to be restored

I must admit that I dont understand the purpose of this route. I mean its a flight between two pretty isolated areas, and as far as I know, the market between Alaska and Kamchatka is not big. Plus this flight is super expensive! I wonder who fly this route.

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by nadavatar64
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL already sold over 100.000 tickets
Replies: 43
Views: 8444

Re: LEVEL already sold over 100.000 tickets

One problem is that people may be expecting Iberia, given it was sold through their site, on their flight numbers, and sold as operated by their crew and aircraft. To be fair, if you're booked on Iberia and expect any kind of good service, you're already destined to be disappointed. Have to disagre...

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by nadavatar64
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS adds DAL-SEA/PDX/SJC/SAN
Replies: 124
Views: 12721

Re: AS adds DAL-SEA/PDX/SJC/SAN

That definitely showing that DAL is not going anywhere! I wonder what is the timing for those flights.

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by nadavatar64
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Considering Buffalo, Baltimore, and Raleigh
Replies: 81
Views: 8683

Re: Norwegian Considering Buffalo, Baltimore, and Raleigh

I cant believe they consider RDU and BUF before even serving Chicago and Washington DC, those are serious holes in their network. Serious holes with lots of competition. I'd imagine that they are trying to dodge that competition with these smaller routes I dont think so, I mean they serve JFK, LAX,...

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by nadavatar64
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Considering Buffalo, Baltimore, and Raleigh
Replies: 81
Views: 8683

Re: Norwegian Considering Buffalo, Baltimore, and Raleigh

I cant believe they consider RDU and BUF before even serving Chicago and Washington DC, those are serious holes in their network. Those two cities each have extensive TATL networks already. It seems like they're aiming for markets where they aren't going to being fighting. So does NYC, LA, SFO, FLL...

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by nadavatar64
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Considering Buffalo, Baltimore, and Raleigh
Replies: 81
Views: 8683

Re: Norwegian Considering BUF, BWI, RDU

PatrickZ80 is quite right in that nobody in Europe knows where the hell Raleigh is. I don"t understand either the posters here talking about Indians in the area. What is the relation with Norwegian which does not even fly to India? (and with rock bottom ME3 fares US-India really no sense to se...

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by nadavatar64
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Considering Buffalo, Baltimore, and Raleigh
Replies: 81
Views: 8683

Re: Norwegian Considering Buffalo, Baltimore, and Raleigh

I cant believe they consider RDU and BUF before even serving Chicago and Washington DC, those are serious holes in their network.

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by nadavatar64
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large out stations for alliances
Replies: 20
Views: 2965

Re: Large out stations for alliances

Thats a wild guess but maybe PEK to OW?

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by nadavatar64
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United to RTM
Replies: 41
Views: 11746

Re: Rumor: United to RTM

Hope it will come to fruition, but frankly I dont see EWR-RTM happening.

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by nadavatar64
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Considering Buffalo, Baltimore, and Raleigh
Replies: 81
Views: 8683

Re: Norwegian Considering BUF, BWI, RDU

We first have to see how the new flights to SWF, BDL and PVD will work, now grab your popcorn and enjoy:)

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by nadavatar64
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New route: AMS-Lille by HOP/AF/KL
Replies: 19
Views: 3152

Re: New route: AMS-Lille by HOP/AF/KL

The last time I checked, there was no BRU-BIQ flight... Ryanair flies CRL-BIQ. Oh sorry, I didnt notice. Well FR has the ability to make such routes work, but as others said, there is a bigger market between France and Belgium than France and Netherlands. But I totally think that a seasonal FR EIN-...

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by nadavatar64
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Texas Aviation - 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1576

Re: Texas Aviation - 2017

I can see AUS or SAT getting service from Norwegian eventually. AUS is very attractive to millennial from around the world and has a booming tech sector. SAT has a very rustic and modern fusion vibe to it and would be attractive to Europeans, it's also regarded as the gateway to SW Texas, i.e. hiki...

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by nadavatar64
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Texas Aviation - 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1576

Re: Texas Aviation - 2017

My wet dream is to see UA restart some intra-Texas flying with their new domestic build up. I also believe AUS will get an NRT flight before the end of the deacde. I can see UA restarting air service to Beaumont, and upgrading Amarillo, El Paso, Corpus Christi to Mainline. It also sucks to see IAH ...

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by nadavatar64
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Routes/Airlines at Gatwick
Replies: 35
Views: 4037

Re: Future Routes/Airlines at Gatwick

KLM seems like a good option when they can add more flights from AMS and run out of LHR slots (did they?). Also BA launching LAX-LGW is a possibility.

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by nadavatar64
Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comedy: "United Should cut Intl flying to fund Domestic Growth"
Replies: 42
Views: 5383

Re: Comedy: "United Should cut Intl flying to fund Domestic Growth"

Well there is some truth in the headline of this topic, but I must agree that this article is just full of sh*t. Why the hell should UA drop IAH-AMS or IAH-FRA? Does he have any source of how those flights doing financial wise?

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by nadavatar64
Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA suspends LIM
Replies: 39
Views: 11982

Re: BA suspends LIM

Tampa, FL and San Jose, CA IIRC. WIth the current direct European connections by IB, AF, KL and TK, as well as IAH, MIA and BOG connections, demand to/from Europe is very well served. BA can leverage both IB and AA for any traffic to/from PTY. You can add KLM to that list. Also ATL, DFW, EWR and YY...

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by nadavatar64
Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/9/2017: AA Drops BOSBUF;DL Cuts JFK-MAN/YHZ;VX Drops FLLJFK
Replies: 60
Views: 9898

Re: OAG Changes 4/9/2017: AA Drops BOSBUF;DL Cuts JFK-MAN/YHZ;VX Drops FLLJFK

Im glad LH is adding capacity to CLT-MUC, I thought this route was about to end. Now Im concerned about AA's CLT-FRA and PHL-MUC routes, AA has always been pretty weak in Germany. Im also sad to see WW reducing capacity on LAX and SFO, they started it just recently.

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by nadavatar64
Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Considering Long Haul Buy on Board
Replies: 65
Views: 11070

Re: BA Considering Long Haul Buy on Board

redroo wrote:
You can be cheaper or better than your competition. You can't be both.


Say that to JetBlue :)

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by nadavatar64
Sun Apr 09, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New route: AMS-Lille by HOP/AF/KL
Replies: 19
Views: 3152

Re: New route: AMS-Lille by HOP/AF/KL

Still quite surprised that they are not connecting AMS-BIQ. The catchment area is significant (Biarritz + San Sebastian areas) and current connectivity is very poor (most of AF's flights from BIQ to go ORY and the AMS flights are mainly from CDG). Passengers need to travel to BIO (1-2 hr drive) and...

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by nadavatar64
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA suspends LIM
Replies: 39
Views: 11982

Re: BA suspends LIM

Maybe Norwegian will take over LGW - LIM? I think there is a good possibility, but perhaps in a few years from now. I think the problem is that the 777 is too much of an aircraft for this route, as others said, LHR with a 787 would have given the possibility of connections from both sides and a sui...

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by nadavatar64
Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam
Replies: 59
Views: 12935

Re: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam

Makes sense. 5th freedom flights are reportedly not very profitable and on a short haul route like that with LCC competition, I cant imagine that flight is remotely profitable. UA already has the most number of Asia Pacific flights among the US3. Beyond their current flights they could just use cod...

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by nadavatar64
Fri Apr 07, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR-MSY inaugural (today, March 27) pics and info
Replies: 58
Views: 9704

Re: LHR-MSY inaugural (today, March 27) pics and info

Great to see this flight finally comes to fruition. I guess now its time for other mid-sized markets such as BNA, STL and MCI to achieve a BA flight.

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by nadavatar64
Fri Apr 07, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aurigny joins the BOB crowd
Replies: 8
Views: 1350

Re: Aurigny joins the BOB crowd

Pretty sad, but again its a tiny airline. As sad as it sounds, I think LH is next...

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by nadavatar64
Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska New Portland/LAX adds
Replies: 38
Views: 4914

Re: Alaska New Portland/LAX adds

Midwestindy wrote:
where are the PDX-BNA/IND/MSY flight announcements???


I guess in a couple of years we will see some of them.

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by nadavatar64
Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces DEN-LGW and SEA-LGW
Replies: 172
Views: 16178

Re: Norwegian announces DEN-LGW and SEA-LGW

I guess BA is about to lower its fares pretty much like it did in JFK and LAX. But as said above, they have the advantage of its major hub in LHR, so BA can flow many transfer pax in Y. If anyone should be worried its VS, I think they highly depend on their corporate contracts. If they want to stay ...

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by nadavatar64
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India sees bookings to US double after laptop ban
Replies: 52
Views: 8746

Re: Air India sees bookings to US double after laptop ban

Happy for them! Sure its a low blow for the ME3 but it gives AI a chance to strengthen its position in the US.

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by nadavatar64
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris to open LAX-OAX and GDL-SBD
Replies: 34
Views: 3691

Re: Volaris to open LAX-OAX and GDL-SBD

I suppose SBD wasn't entirely unexpected... http://www.pe.com/articles/san-816794-airport-bernardino.html However, I figured Y4's next Californian market would be something like BFL or SNA. It's not like ONT is a difficult airport to access (if you have a car or smartphone that can order Uber) or n...

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by nadavatar64
Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris to open LAX-OAX and GDL-SBD
Replies: 34
Views: 3691

Re: Volaris to open LAX-OAX and GDL-SBD

Did not see SBD coming! Funny that the airport's first scheduled flight is an international one, Thought PHX will come first.

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by nadavatar64
Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fiji to go year around to SFO
Replies: 9
Views: 2224

Re: Fiji to go year around to SFO

Boy, I would love to be in Fiji one day. I did check and SFO-NAN departs and lands in uncomfortable hours for connections( maybe accept for SYD), I hope they will change that. I know its a long shot but I hope Air Tahiti Nui could give SFO a shot.

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by nadavatar64
Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heard that DL to dehub MSP
Replies: 13
Views: 3377

Re: Heard that DL to dehub MSP

Sounds faker than my Barbie doll.

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