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by cityairline
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - Vietnam Airlines sign JV
Replies: 8
Views: 1292

Re: Air France - Vietnam Airlines sign JV

Vietnam seems to be going to relax visa requirements for Dutch people and vice versa, this will boost tourism which is already above 50.000 p/y Netherlands->Vietnam only. It wouldn't surprise me if the largest economy without a direct connection to AMS is Vietnam, while The Netherlands is their 3rd...

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by cityairline
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

GOT pax: September: 654,097 (+7%) Jan-Sept: 5,184,328 (+7%) LOT to open WAW OSL from March 2018, twice daily EMB195 flights: http://lotnictwo.net.pl/5-poszczegolne_lotniska/21-warszawa_okecie_epwa_waw/597-epwa_waw_nowe_i_likwidowane_polaczenia-58.html#post1260335 I'm surprised OSL wasn't already ser...

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by cityairline
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

The expansion process of Landvetter started today. The expansion consists of a new passenger terminal south of the current one, new gates, a new airport city (basically a shopping center) and a new hotel next to the domestic terminal. http://www.gp.se/nyheter/ekonomi/pigg-40-%C3%A5ring-expanderar-s...

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by cityairline
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

Starting January 15, Eurowings will start flying GOT-TXL once daily, in what I assume is the beginning of the takeover of AB's service on the route, which is 4 daily as of now.

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by cityairline
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2017
Replies: 162
Views: 10695

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2017

The 787 looks stunning in TK livery! Happy October Turkish Aviation fans, There is only one way to start this month’s thread: TK’s LOI for 20+20 787s http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e329/bonbonturc/Screen%20Shot%202017-09-29%20at%2012.04.35%20PM.png I also think we will see these birds initially f...

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by cityairline
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights in the World
Replies: 17
Views: 2620

Re: Top 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights in the World

Philippine Airlines' MNL-YYZ (13,200km) 16h30min flight should atleast be on the runner up list.
And next year they will start flying MNL-JFK (13,700km) nonstop, but schedule and date is not yet announced...

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by cityairline
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

And i find it very interesting that you reacted on Manila, but not on Bali, Islamabad or Colombo, which enjoys basically no high yielding traffick at all.

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by cityairline
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

. . . CPH wants Manila, Bali, Colombo, Johannesburg, Seoul, Islamabad, Havana, Seattle, Kuala Lumpur and Cape Town "Two of our previous largest unserved long-haul routes has just been commenced/announced – namely Delhi and Hong Kong. From now on we will start to work on getting routes to Manil...

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by cityairline
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

After KLM increasing GOT to six daily last spring, Lufthansa will now increase GOT to five daily starting late October! Lufthansa serves GOT-FRA with mainly A320/A321 and has increased passenger numbers on the route from 304,000 to 350,000 last three years so it's a very welcome addition! (Lufthansa...

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by cityairline
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

IR used to serve GOT-IKA once weekly with the very outdated A300 and a tech. stop in PRG. But last April they upgraded the service to the new A330-200, flying nonstop both ways. And starting now in November, the airline will double the seats by introducing a second weekly service to the route! Thus...

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by cityairline
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 17167

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

People's perception of CGK's long-haul potential here on A.net is way to positive. BA would not launch such a long and low yield route to CGK, especially not with First Class! I would say MNL is more likely than CGK (still, without First Class!), as atleast PR has proven LHR-MNL is worth increasing ...

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by cityairline
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 168
Views: 23340

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

QANTAS747-438 wrote:
Looks like PAL will soon be starting MNL-YVR-ORD 4x a week and MNL-YVR-IAH 3x a week, all on 77Ws. JFK will be nonstop on the A359 in the beginning of summer 2018 and SEA to be added in 4Q 2018.

Yes, please see previous posts, as this has already been widely discussed. :thumbsup:

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by cityairline
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

IR used to serve GOT-IKA once weekly with the very outdated A300 and a tech. stop in PRG. But last April they upgraded the service to the new A330-200, flying nonstop both ways. And starting now in November, the airline will double the seats by introducing a second weekly service to the route! Thus,...

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by cityairline
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 168
Views: 23340

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Now when PAL (and to some extent through CAPA) has started to reveal some of their expansion plans for the nearest future, I have been thinking what their utilization of the ten 77Ws will look like, once nonstops are introduced on YYZ (77W) and JFK (A359). My guess would be something like this: *Dou...

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by cityairline
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippines Airlines loads YYZ nonstop
Replies: 21
Views: 5118

Re: Philippines Airlines loads YYZ nonstop

amadorE175 wrote:
Will PR opt to tag a different destination onto their YVR flights now that YYZ (and soon JFK) will be going nonstop?

Yes, most probably.
My bet is on 4 weekly ORD and 3 weekly IAH (or even LAS/SAN).

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by cityairline
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippines Airlines loads YYZ nonstop
Replies: 21
Views: 5118

Re: Philippines Airlines loads YYZ nonstop

Fantastic to see PAL being aggressive in expanding the North American market, as they have huge potential there. The next step will be MNL-JFK nonstop and also two new destinations to be added. How come they were not able to make west-bound YYZ-MNL nonstop last time they tried it, but they can now? ...

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by cityairline
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Statistics from GOT for last month: August: 637,085 (+9%) Jan-Aug: 4,529,582 (+7%) New W6 route WRO-GOT http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/274689/wizz-air-expands-wroclaw-network-in-s18/ Wroclaw – Gothenburg eff 30MAR18 2 weekly (Day 15) [/quote] Yes, these good news comes only a few w...

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by cityairline
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 168
Views: 23340

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Regarding MNL-AKL going nonstop, very interesting that the aircraft will be on the ground at AKL for 10 hours. My guess is that they will be targeting connecting passengers from/to LHR, as the schedule allows this. They have started to rely on LHR-pax on their SYD-flights aswell, so it wouldn't surp...

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by cityairline
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC
Replies: 56
Views: 7481

Re: PAl outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC

Finally the A350-era of Philippine Airlines is slowly begining! Very interesting to find out about the 295-seat configuration. This shows that PAL is actually trying become a little bit more premium than they've been so far. The A350s with most number of seats so far is ET and JJ with 348 seats. But...

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by cityairline
Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB A350's with 348 seats
Replies: 26
Views: 7725

Re: IB A350's with 348 seats

Regarding the high number of seats, not only IB (and LATAM as many claimed) will be configured like that. ET also has 348 seats om their A350...

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by cityairline
Fri Aug 11, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 168
Views: 23340

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Philippines Air Asia is launching tripple daily MNL-ILO starting October 1! MNL-ILO 03:55-05:05 MNL-ILO 14:15-15:25 MNL-ILO 20:50-22:00 ILO-MNL 05:35-06:45 ILO-MNL 16:10-17:20 ILO-MNL 22:40-23:50 It's been years since I saw an expansion like this at once at MNL, by any of the domestic carriers. My b...

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by cityairline
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Numbers for BMA:

July: 164 045 (+7%)
Jan-Jul: 1 444 433 (+2%)

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by cityairline
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

GOT experienced healthy growth in July, increasing by 10% from the previous year.

July
Domestic: 79 881 (+0%)
International: 604 372 (+12%)
Total: 684 253 (+10)

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by cityairline
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa considers a return to Manila
Replies: 7
Views: 2680

Lufthansa considers a return to Manila

Hey! At first, I didn't think this deserved its own thread as these are just speculations. But considering that LH (and almost all other European carriers) has been reducing their presence in the region lately and not adding fligths, I thought this was quite interesting. Manila, a market usually kno...

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by cityairline
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Wizz Air will launch a GOT-OTP route twice weekly starting in April 2018.
Bucharest will be the airline's eighth destination from Gothenburg.


/Alex

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by cityairline
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Southeast Asia - USA Market
Replies: 35
Views: 4523

Re: The Southeast Asia - USA Market

c933103 wrote:
MNL-LAX/SFO shouldn't be too hard... MNL is just about as far away from LAX/SFO as HKG/CAN

PR already fly double daily 77W MNL-LAX, offering 740 seats in each direction.
They also serve 10 weekly MNL-SFO...

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by cityairline
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Information just came out that Iran Air's first international destination with their new A330-200 will be Gothenburg!
They will start flying the once weekly IKA-GOT service on May 1st, and their twice weekly IKA-ARN on May 3rd.

/Alex :)

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by cityairline
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran air new aircraft destinations.
Replies: 9
Views: 2878

Re: Iran air new aircraft destinations.

Why on earth are you just scipping out on details that are clearly available in both of your articles? The first destination in Europe that will be served by IR's new A330-200 is Gothenburg on May 1st! It says clearly in both links they will be launched in the following order: IKA-GOT 1 weekly, May ...

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by cityairline
Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 168
Views: 23340

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

It's great that PR decided to get two more 77Ws, only a few months after they received their two newest 77Ws, for a total of 10 777-300ER! Don't mean to be boring, but I'm sure they intend to increase SFO to eventually reach double daily, just like LAX did thanks to the latest two 777s. I also must ...

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by cityairline
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Starting in May, KLM will add a daily flight to their AMS-GOT operations for a total of six daily flights! They will also upgauge two of the flights from E190 to B737. To sum it up, operations will increase from five daily E190, to four daily E190 and two daily 737. This addition of the sixth daily ...

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by cityairline
Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 794
Views: 96941

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

MSN7489, the next A320neo for SAS and coming SE-DOX has got its engines and is havings its first test flight at TLS today -- Norwegian in launching 3 new routes from ARN this summer: DUB, LIS and ZAG, all 2x weekly In addition frequencies is expanded on several routes, mainly to holiday destination...

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by cityairline
Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 168
Views: 23340

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

CEB has realeased the passenger numbers for the year of 2016! As expected, they reported a stronger growth than MNL due to congestion, and especially the international front is impressive! Domestic: 6,394,283 (+11%) International: 2,436,355 (+21%) Total: 8,830,638 (+14%) If the growth continues in 2...

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by cityairline
Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL to make DOH and RUH nonstop.
Replies: 10
Views: 1910

Re: PAL to make DOH and RUH nonstop.

Actually PAL is reconfiguring their 414-seat A330s to 8-abreast 309-seaters instead this spring, so the 414-seater will soon be history! These will be used for slightly higher yielding routes as SYD/MEL/HKG/HNL/Japan... On the other hand, they will keep their 363-seaters (nine-abreast) to be used on...

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by cityairline
Thu Jan 26, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL to ditch 9-abreast A330 cabins
Replies: 2
Views: 4440

Re: PAL to ditch 9-abreast A330 cabins

Yes, this was announced about a year ago, but it's happening now. PAL has a fleet of 15 relatively new A330-300s, half configured with 414 seats, and half with 368 seats. All are nine-abreast. PAL has been growing quite fast lately, almost doubling their international destinations in four years. But...

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by cityairline
Tue Jan 24, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 168
Views: 23340

Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Hey! So, a new year has begun and the old Philippine thread was gettting quite full, so I thought why not start on a new page? 2016 was a pretty descent year for aviation in the country with the addition of new routes and growth in existing ones. As the Philippine economy has become the fastest grow...

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by cityairline
Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 4
Replies: 295
Views: 43337

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 4

A good day for GOT with two new routes being announced! In late March Norwegian will launch a twice weekly service to Split, while Wizz Air on the same time will launch a twice weekly service to Vilnius. Above this, Norwegian will increase ALC from 3 to 4 weekly, and AGP from 2 to 3 weekly flights. ...

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by cityairline
Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines named Turnaround Airline of the Year (Asia Pacific) by CAPA
Replies: 0
Views: 336

Philippine Airlines named Turnaround Airline of the Year (Asia Pacific) by CAPA

http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/air-nz-china-eastern-malindo-pal-spring-bocs-martin-mactan-cebu-win-capa-asia-pacific-awards-313217 This award is given to the airline that has had the most impressive turnaround while establishing an innovative strategic direction for its business and the indus...

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by cityairline
Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation 2016
Replies: 152
Views: 25874

Re: Philippine Aviation 2016

Thank you guys for the latest updates from CAPA, I truly love their releases and analysis. Always a pleasure to read! I noticed something interesting during the interview with Jaime Bautista. It was the configuration of the coming A321NEO, and I was surprised by the lower density layout that they wi...

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by cityairline
Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2016
Replies: 108
Views: 12583

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2016

Hey everyone. I have flown into IST quite many times but on my latest TK1800 GOT-IST two weeks ago, something new happened and I was wondering if you guys could shed some light on it. Our 738 touched down on runway 05 (at 22:55), and sure, we all know IST uses alot of remote stands, but this was ext...

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by cityairline
Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Southeast Asia - USA Market
Replies: 35
Views: 4523

The Southeast Asia - USA Market

Hey! So I've been noticing a lot of people out there are interested in the Southeast Asia - USA market, considering recent threads about "When is VN starting LAX", "GA considers US service", "TG wants to try SEA" or "PR will use their A350 to JFK"... So I thou...

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by cityairline
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 4
Replies: 295
Views: 43337

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 4

Austrian Airlines finally returns on VIE-GOT after five years of absence! The route will be year-around starting on June 2, 2017! Operated thrice weekly to begin with, onboard the E195. The schedule allows for many of the airlines' long haul connections. OS323 VIE09:50-GOT11:50 E95 Mon,Wed,Fri OS324...

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by cityairline
Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL/PAL tie-up
Replies: 3
Views: 1852

Re: DAL/PAL tie-up

Duerte's recent behavior will likely start to have an impact on US-MNL traffic. I really don't think it wont, as the majority of traffic between the US and the Philippines is VFR, and I don't think they care at all about this. A small thing like that does not affect their need to visit their former...

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by cityairline
Sat Oct 29, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One crazy week in aviation history.
Replies: 14
Views: 3931

Re: One crazy week in aviation history.

19) EK retiring three aircraft types: A330, A340 and 777-200ER!

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by cityairline
Tue Oct 18, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does Delta operate NRT-MNL
Replies: 31
Views: 7831

Re: How does Delta operate NRT-MNL

Delta seems to be quite wise about curtailing flights prior to political drama. They slashed IST and BKK prior to the political problems there, and now they seems to be pulling the plug on MNL. The 744 > 777 > 767 routine is the same way they killed BKK. Perhaps they see impending gloom in SE Asia ...

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by cityairline
Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are airlines flying to EBL (Erbil, Iraq)?
Replies: 16
Views: 4027

Re: Why are airlines flying to EBL (Erbil, Iraq)?

Didn't realize that TK and Pegasus flying to Erbil :D Isn't there also a large kurdish population in Sweden and Germany? Oh yes TK fly to both EBL (Erbil) and ISU (Sulaimaniyah) in Kurdistan. And you are right that the kurdish population here in Sweden is big. Turkish Airlines serve GOT-IST twice d...

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by cityairline
Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific announces capacity review
Replies: 73
Views: 19231

Re: Cathay Pacific announces capacity review

I don't know why you said cities such as Jakarta are lower yields. SQ has multiple daily to CGK with F on certain flights. CX better not transfer CGK route to KA as they're quite popular with Indonesian travellers. Bacause Jakarta is low-yield, just like the rest of Southeast Asia (except SIN and t...

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by cityairline
Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no BA to Manila?
Replies: 25
Views: 5256

Re: Why no BA to Manila?

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A thread that I started a few months ago when PAL went daily on on LHR.
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A thread that I started a few months ago when PAL went daily on on LHR.

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by cityairline
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no BA to Manila?
Replies: 25
Views: 5256

Re: Why no BA to Manila?

I agree with UK-MNL beeing low yield.
But mainly VFR? Not anymore... I would say 50-50 tourist and VFR. Since 2012 the number of British visitors has doubled. So far this year, an average of almost 500 britons arrive in the Philippines every day!

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by cityairline
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no BA to Manila?
Replies: 25
Views: 5256

Re: Why no BA to Manila?

You are right, J343 - they do not codeshare. They did a few years ago as I remember seeing it in the BA magazine. I think CGK is partially in the same boat - but there is a stronger home base market with some premium demand. SQ , in this case has a VERY strong market in Indonesia, Hmm, and Cathay i...

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by cityairline
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no US Legacy Carrier Nonstop Service to Manila?
Replies: 29
Views: 4468

Re: Why no American Legacy Carrier Service to Manila?

http://www.local1781.org/index.php/2015 ... ilippines/ Very interesting article from last year regarding MNL-SFO "always beeing on the drawing board" for UA. I'm not saying it's going to happen anytime soon, but don't say that "they are not even interested!" I think the airlines ...

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