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by cityairline
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia lays off its EZE staff
Replies: 37
Views: 6546

Re: Iberia lays off its EZE staff

I have to disagree with all this negativity regarding handling agencies. I don’t know what’s going on in other countries, but I’m employed by a handling company and get paid much better than most airline staff that are left at the airport. And I don’t understand why everyone thinks we’re temporarily...

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by cityairline
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia lays off its EZE staff
Replies: 37
Views: 6546

Re: Iberia lays off its EZE staff

I have to disagree with all this negativity regarding handling agencies.
I don’t know what’s going on in other countries, but I’m employed by a handling company and get paid better than most (very few left) staff at the airport employed

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by cityairline
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAN gears up to rival HKG as world's top 10 hub airport?
Replies: 30
Views: 3403

Re: CAN gears up to rival HKG as world's top 10 hub airport?

And don’t forget about Shenzhen Airport (SZX), which is located right in between CAN and HKG! Last year it handled 45 million passengers...

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by cityairline
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New longest 77W flight soon - Philippine Airlines MNL-JFK
Replies: 17
Views: 5546

Re: New longest 77W flight soon

What’s going on with PAL and the A350? Wasn’t it supposed to do both YYZ and JFK late this year? But now both are scheduled on the 77W...? QB737/whywhyzee, thank you for confirming. I'm not sure why I had it in my head that they had withdrawn the direct service. I guess it is less than daily. Does a...

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by cityairline
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 321
Views: 33131

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

What ON EARTH do they want to achieve by squeezing in all domestic passengers of both PAL and Cebu Pacific into T2??? We’re talking about almost 20 million passengers here. As of now T2 already handles around 10-11 million, which is already tight. How are they going to squeeze in an additional 7-8 m...

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by cityairline
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 321
Views: 33131

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Went to paris over the weekend,and saw philippine tourists everywhere.sacre blue!there were several announcements in tagalog,in ferry ships and short 'tram' ride from sacre coeur to moulin rouge.its about time to reopen their paris route again! Next eu route for pal is either paris or rome. And als...

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by cityairline
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 52792

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

QuawerAir wrote:
Iran Air reduces Tehran Imam Khomeini – Stockholm Arlanda service from 3 to 2 weekly, eff 9 June 2018.

Routesonline

I think you should read that one more time...

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by cityairline
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new European routes for the Thai Airways route network
Replies: 33
Views: 5465

Re: Possible new European routes for the Thai Airways route network

We’re still hoping for a GOT-BKK. Gothenburg is the 7th largest unserved European market from BKK. And all this talk about TG going for HEL. i actually have a hard time seeing that happen, when AY already serve the route so well. And I want to remind you that the majority of passengers flying AY on ...

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by cityairline
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 321
Views: 33131

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Announced yesterday: Starting August 14, Cebu Pacific will finally launch Melbourne! MNL-MEL will be served thrice weekly onboard the A330. MNL06:05 - MEL15:50 Tue/Thu/Sat A330-300 MEL17:05 - MNL23:15 Tue/Thu/Sat A330-300 And such a coincidence ( ;) ) that today, Philippine Airlines announced their ...

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by cityairline
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches daily AKL - DPS - DXB flight on 77W
Replies: 75
Views: 9447

Re: EK launches daily AKL - DPS - DXB flight on 77W

Emirates is actually canceling one of the current two daily DXB-DPS flights later this year. So the number of seats on DXB-DPS will decrease, as the new second flight will have to share the capacity with AKL now...

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by cityairline
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 52792

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Iran Air launches Malmö with once weekly IKA-MMX starting on March 31!
This will result in Iran Air serving Sweden almost daily:

ARN: 3 weekly A330-200
GOT: 2 weekly A330-200
MMX: 1 weekly A300

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by cityairline
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 321
Views: 33131

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Congratulations PAL to the four stars! A great achievement!
Let’s hope they can (eventually) reach five stars aswell, just as they wish...

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by cityairline
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to CPT, both LHR and LGW?
Replies: 26
Views: 5234

Re: BA to CPT, both LHR and LGW?

When I was in Cape Town on vacation in February last year, I’m almost sure that BA had THREE 747s taking off for LHR within the range of two hours, early evening.
Is this not the case anymore...?

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by cityairline
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 52792

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

easyJet with 1x daily TXL-GOT from August 5 https://www.swedavia.se/landvetter/nyheter/easyjet-borjar-flyga-till-berlin-fran-landvetter/ So the rumours were true, great news! We’ve been desperate for a new connection to TXL here, as we were the only ones that went from FOUR daily flights on AB, to ...

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by cityairline
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet is starting to fly from Berlin Tegel
Replies: 81
Views: 12142

Re: EasyJet is starting to fly from Berlin Tegel

So GOT, HEL, OSL will be new stations for easyJet.

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by cityairline
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 52792

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

GOT in 2017: Domestic: 1,458,254 (+0%) International: 5,300,266 (+8%) Total: 6,758,520 (+6%) During 2017 we received no less than nine new routes/airlines, so we're very happy. At the same time both KL and LH increased operations while several airlines extended seasonal flgihts to year-around... /Alex

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by cityairline
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 321
Views: 33131

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

You guys are talking about the A321neo on MEL, but don't forget that PAL has stated several times that they are very interested in sending the aircraft to SYD aswelll, to be able to increase to double daily. That would enable them to sell LHR-MNL-SYD (and return) every day with smooth connections. T...

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by cityairline
Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread 2016-2017
Replies: 672
Views: 88386

Re: San Diego Thread 2016-2017

Hi! I'm quite active in the Philippine thread, but it's my first time posting here in the SAN-thread. Regarding PAL at SAN and all the obstacles they're facing. I can't stop thinking of an option that would maybe be viable: What about the A350 operating a triangular MNL-SAN-SEA-MNL? That way, the ro...

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by cityairline
Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1126
Views: 141154

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

Starting late March, AF will increase GOT-CDG form 2 to 3 daily flights. There will now be a flight in the morning, one at lunch and one during late afternoon. This after KL increased GOT-AMS from 5 to 6 daily flights last May. In total AF/KL will have gone up from 7 to 9 daily flights at GOT! Other...

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by cityairline
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 36319

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Yes very interesting, I followed PR119 every now and then, all day long. It recently touched down in Manila after 16:16 hours in air!
I'm sure loads are very good now a week before chritmas, let us just hope the loads and yields will be sustainable throughout the whole year...

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by cityairline
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 36319

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Some new flights starting today (15th) and tomorrow (16th):

Today:

PR CRK-BCD
PR CRK-TAG
Z2 CRK-MPH

Tomorrow:

PR CRK-CGY
PR MNL-YYZ (goes NONSTOP)

I also believe PR's 9th and 10th 77W are arriving in the coming days...

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by cityairline
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1126
Views: 141154

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

Today Iran Air doubles their GOT flights from once to twice weekly!
IR726/727 is operated by A330-200 nonstop year-around, mondays and thursday.
They're off to a good start with a 72% load factor last monday and 80% on todays' new flight, and the peak holidays haven't even started yet...

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by cityairline
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1126
Views: 141154

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

KLM starts flights to Växjö (VXO) in Sweden Starting daily from the S18 timetable. Daily with a E175. KLM's fourth swedish destination and 14th scandinavian destination. Amazing how KL seems to pick up on so many smaller EU destinations. https://news.klm.com/klm-starts-flights-to-vaxjo-vxo-in--swed...

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by cityairline
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 36319

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Hope the government will move faster for a solution! Sweden is offering assistance in that regard..... http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/12/01/1764019/sweden-offers-expertise-airport-development Thanks for the news, as a half-Swede/half-Filipino that's good news to me ;) Although I didn't know ...

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by cityairline
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 36319

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

MNL pax figures during the first 10 months of the year: Domestic: 17,552,507 (+2,3%) International: 17,285,001 (+10,5%) Total: 34,837,508 (+6,2%) If the growth keeps up during Nov/Dec, the full year will land at 42,000,000 passengers It's a shame to see the domestic growth being almost flat for sev...

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by cityairline
Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 36319

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

MNL pax figures during the first 10 months of the year: Domestic: 17,552,507 (+2,3%) International: 17,285,001 (+10,5%) Total: 34,837,508 (+6,2%) If the growth keeps up during Nov/Dec, the full year will land at 42,000,000 passengers It's a shame to see the domestic growth being almost flat for sev...

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by cityairline
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 36319

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

MNL pax figures during the first 10 months of the year: Domestic: 17,552,507 (+2,3%) International: 17,285,001 (+10,5%) Total: 34,837,508 (+6,2%) If the growth keeps up during Nov/Dec, the full year will land at 42,000,000 passengers It's a shame to see the domestic growth being almost flat for seve...

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by cityairline
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways (TG) confirms intent to return to the US
Replies: 179
Views: 20200

Re: Thai Airways hopes to return to US - nonstop to California/New York

No doubt Thailand has a stable economy, and that Bangkok has its fair share of investments. But may I add that the Thai economy is performing quite badly, growth-wise, and has been for several years now. Out of the six major economies in Southeast Asia, the top performers in growth are actually Phil...

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by cityairline
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways (TG) confirms intent to return to the US
Replies: 179
Views: 20200

Re: Thai Airways hopes to return to US - nonstop to California/New York

Yes, 600-700k Filipinos in LA area and another 200k in San Diego for a total of around one million Filipinos in southern California. The distance as you guys claim is a major obstacle for both TG and VN! PR's westboubd California-MNL flights are already at around 14 hours, then add another 2 hours t...

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by cityairline
Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways (TG) confirms intent to return to the US
Replies: 179
Views: 20200

Re: Thai Airways hopes to return to US - nonstop to California/New York

https://centreforaviation.com/insights/analysis/southeast-asia-us-market-part-3-new-nonstops-need-to-overcome-stiff-one-stop-fsc--lcc-competition-303022 Very good article by CAPA wich I've read two-three times since last year. There are lists of the biggest US-Southeast Asia markets and airline shar...

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by cityairline
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1126
Views: 141154

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

GOT pax figures October:

Domestic: 142,228 (+1%)
International: 463,665 (+8%)
Total: 605,893: (+6%)

Jan-Oct: 5,790,221 (+7%)

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by cityairline
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1126
Views: 141154

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

EW is increasing GOT-DUS from 2 to 3 daily starting on January 15th.
As mentioned earlier, they will also launch GOT-TXL on the same date...

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by cityairline
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 137
Views: 13961

Re: Iran Aviation Thread

Today IR began operating its 3rd weekly flight to Stockholm, from Tehran, operated by the A330. This route is flown by A330s because of issues obtaining fuel, in Stockholm, leading to the A330 doing IKA-ARN-IKA without getting fuel in Sweden. This is the beginning of IR's expansion in Europe. Vienn...

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by cityairline
Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 36319

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Not only today, but this very evening Juneyao Airlines launches three new routes between China and the Philippines! *Nanjing-Kalibo 3 weekly *Shanghai-Kalibo 6 weekly *Shanghai-Cebu 3 weekly Also, Okay Airways launched a new route this evening. *Xian-Cebu 3 weekly All four aircraft took off during t...

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by cityairline
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1126
Views: 141154

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

And KLM increases AMS-GOT to 5x daily compared to previous winter seasons.
Starting next summer (late March) it will be 6x daily (again).

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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: 1401

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: 1126
Views: 141154

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: 1126
Views: 141154

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: 1126
Views: 141154

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: 194
Views: 17326

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: 3911

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: 1126
Views: 141154

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: 1126
Views: 141154

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: 1126
Views: 141154

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: 1126
Views: 141154

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: 17734

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: 235
Views: 36319

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: 1126
Views: 141154

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: 235
Views: 36319

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: 5387

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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