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by OGLOBAL
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 98
Views: 6591

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Middle East Airlines and Iraqi Airways never stopped flying over Syria. No other airlines do it, which is obviously the more reasonable choice.[/quote Over 30 MEA flights fly over Syria on a daily basis.. That makes over 70.000 flights since the war in Syria started.. not a single incident. They ar...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV ends BOG-MVD as of Mar 19'
Replies: 22
Views: 3038

Re: AV ends BOG-MVD as of Mar 19'

Why is Copa able to sustain 2 daily flights from PTY but AV not ? there has to be another reason except for the " expensive fuel " use the equipment somewhere else ? exactly where ASU ? AV has been lacking lately and falling way behind to the 3rd spot after Latam and Copa

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PR seeks overflight rights from Saudi Arabia for MNL-TLV flights
Replies: 46
Views: 6119

Re: PR seeks overflight rights from Saudi Arabia for MNL-TLV flights

Pretty strange if you ask me https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4870/44775455740_0818a18f6c_o.png Not really. Head to India, over the Arabian Sea, split the Straight of Hormuz, then a b-line to TLV over Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Or not even through the straight if Oman really does allow overflight to/fro...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to launch Medellín
Replies: 35
Views: 4821

Re: Air Europa to launch Medellín

Colombia-Europe weekly frequencies (operating and announced): From BOG: MAD: 21x AV, 7x IB (upgrades to 10x next summer), 7x UX BCN: 7x AV LHR: 7x AV CDG: 7x AF FRA: 7x LH MUC: 5x AV AMS: 5x KL (in triangle with CTG) Funny: BOG-Madrid: 38xw BOG-rest of Europe: 38xw Insane that Madrid has the same n...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to launch Medellín
Replies: 35
Views: 4821

Re: Air Europa to launch Medellín

At this point, IB has a severe lack of planes. Insight the company, are rumours, that a WB order is possible to come soon. But, at this point are just rumours. IB is in the process of receiving A350s. 2 arrived in recent months and 4 will join in 2019. It won't dispose of A346s as A350s arrive and ...

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to launch Medellín
Replies: 35
Views: 4821

Re: Air Europa to launch Medellín

ugh they should've launched Cartagena. i don't think they will though at this point they've been talking about it for ages and decided to launch MDE Cartagena is a city of 1 million inhabitants, that largely attracts tourists (in airline terms, that is mostly low yield passengers). Medellín, on the...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to launch Medellín
Replies: 35
Views: 4821

Re: Air Europa to launch Medellín

ugh they should've launched Cartagena. i don't think they will though at this point they've been talking about it for ages and decided to launch MDE

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR to go double daily on the EZE-MAD route
Replies: 27
Views: 4251

Re: AR to go double daily on the EZE-MAD route

Indeed, there is no lack of demand on the BCN-EZE route: LEVEL just added more frequencies for a total of 9/week. But the demand is not premium at all, and in spite of the volume, AR was losing money on the route, so it was cut last January to concentrate on MAD & FCO that have both volume AND ...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA return to Pakistan- announce LHR-ISB flights
Replies: 98
Views: 12717

Re: BA return to Pakistan- announce LHR-ISB flights

Will BA have their own security to screen passengers and cargo? British Airways resuming Islamabad was only announced on Tuesday so I think it's a bit too soon to know the security arrangements concerning this flight but I'm sure that the airline has fully audited the current security at the ''new'...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 6564

Re: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe

If I’d were them I’d definitely open a second hub in BCN. We’re lacking of decent Business products as well as decent service. It could be an interesting growth vector. May be splitting east and west from BCN/MAD as you’ve got a strong corridor betweeb both cities as well as heavy maintenance facil...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat drops YUL-TLV
Replies: 17
Views: 3710

Re: Air Transat drops YUL-TLV

I'm not surprised. ElAl used to fly this market alone back in the eighties/nineties but it was dropped due to sub-standard performance I suppose. The market isn't sub-standard. The market is there, hency why AC is on the route. The problem is TS isn't well adapted to serve a market like YUL-TLV. In...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean Airlines future of wide-body fleet and long-range routes
Replies: 36
Views: 7144

Re: Aegean Airlines future of wide-body fleet and long-range routes

If A3 wish to try long ( er ) haul, A321NEO's will be all they need, and look east such as DEL and / or BOM. I'm surprised they don't serve DXB already. I don't think they can compete with Emirates which offers a far superior product. Don't forget that Aegean's planes have a relatively tight seatpi...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 350
Views: 32252

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Kuwaiti regulator cancels Wataniya Airways’ operating license :( -Kuwait-based LCC Wataniya Airways has had its air operator’s license revoked by the Arab state’s aviation regulator and is out of business. http://m.atwonline.com/site-files/atwonline.com/files/imagecache/medium_img/uploads/2018/12/a...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Allows El Al Israeli Airlines to fly over its airspace.
Replies: 42
Views: 6566

Re: Oman Allows El Al Israeli Airlines to fly over its airspace.

Israel doesn't "stamp" passports on nationalities with visa on-arrival. No idea how it works for countries that need a pre-arranged visa. They give you a separate paper. Was about to say the same thing. Whether it is a visa on-arrival or a pre-arranged visa they will give you a separate p...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian may drop BCN MAN/EDI/WAW/DUS/HAM flights
Replies: 21
Views: 5957

Re: Norwegian may drop BCN MAN/EDI/WAW/DUS/HAM flights

Tourism did slow down but not dramatically . i flew bcn-dus several times this year ( over 6 times ) and D6 was always the cheapest option i am talking 40 euros fare one way only once fare was 80 euros . flights weren't daily . planes were never full but i will take D6 over VY anytime even if D6 wer...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat drops YUL-TLV
Replies: 17
Views: 3710

Re: Air Transat drops YUL-TLV

let's hope AC doesn't drop it now that Air Transat is gone

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member
Replies: 141
Views: 34200

Re: Rumour: Oneworld to add new member 05DEC18

Al khutut al makiA the T is silent ;) I thought that you untied the ta marbuta and pronoune the ta when followed by an alif. Maybe that's only for the idafa construction? At any rate, al khutut is lines plural. I should have said The Royal Moroccan Lines. Shukran! OFF-TOPIC: I am not very sure in w...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member
Replies: 141
Views: 34200

Re: Rumour: Oneworld to add new member 05DEC18

intermodal64 wrote:
etops1 wrote:
Royal Air Moroc

Maroc, as in the French spelling of Morocco. Or transliterated from Arabic: al khutut al malakiat al maghribia (The Royal Moroccan Line.)



Al khutut al makiA the T is silent ;)

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to Montreal from Bogota?
Replies: 19
Views: 2736

Re: Avianca to Montreal from Bogota?

AV is full service airline. Rouge is low cost. i much rather connect than fly Rouge to BOG. YYZ is a bigger hub than YUL . hence more connections to Asia will be available . Both AC and AV are on star alliance. this isn't a YYZ VS YUL don't get too sensitive about it. Rouge meets the competition. W...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to Montreal from Bogota?
Replies: 19
Views: 2736

Re: Avianca to Montreal from Bogota?

The quality of exchanges on a.net has really deteriorated in recent years. One suggests that Avianca - a non JV partner of Air Canada, feed Air Canada's long-haul flights out of Vancouver for the benefit of the YVR hub (with a widebody no less), the other says Air Canada Rouge is of poor quality an...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to Montreal from Bogota?
Replies: 19
Views: 2736

Re: Avianca to Montreal from Bogota?

AV should switch to YYZ and Rouge to YUL

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colombia choses to expand Bogota's airport rather than building a new one...
Replies: 5
Views: 1262

Re: Colombia choses to expand Bogota's airport rather than building a new one...

Thank god !!!! smart and wise decision !! cough mexico cough

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Air Europa doing?
Replies: 30
Views: 6140

Re: How is Air Europa doing?

Air Europa found a their niche and expanded and turned it into gold . i dont think they are going away any time soon . yes they don't have lots of frequencies to european destinations but they do serve them their gold mine is long haul and secondary markets IB wouldn't touch . But still they managed...

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA orders 4 a330 neo
Replies: 28
Views: 6349

Re: MEA orders 4 a330 neo

i don't think its expansion probably just replacement . they are very conservative in expanding

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines to start Oslo-Asmara
Replies: 32
Views: 4734

Re: Ethiopian Airlines to start Oslo-Asmara

are they adding capacity or just adjusting the routes already flown through add with an extra stop i ASM

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst
Replies: 109
Views: 25440

Re: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst

it's sad to see them struggle i mean if with QR blockade they are suffering they would basically disappear once the blockade ends ... they need to find a niche market maybe create a low cost serve smaller markets and in the region and Etihad for longer routes i remember QR used to serve the most cit...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad special livery on the B787-9?
Replies: 39
Views: 10773

Re: Etihad special livery on the B787-9?

BinTamim1 wrote:
unofficial news, its the first one to announce Etihad joining STAR ALLIANCE!!!


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i was thinking the same thing .. well LH and EY are pretty close

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca increases Bogota – Buenos Aires service from March 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2561

Re: Avianca increases Bogota – Buenos Aires service from March 2019

With all due respect, how old are you? Because if that is the best answer an adult can come up with... Jeez. The age that your statement "business is business" answer needs. You get the answers from what you ask and how you ask. But at least I don't need to ask your age in a public forum,...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milan Linate to close for 3 months Summer 2019 - runway work
Replies: 48
Views: 6876

Re: Milan Linate to close for 3 months Summer 2019 - runway work

I understand MXP is a business center and not a leisure market, but closing in the middle of summer for 90 days? WX is not an issue the majority of the year given its physical location. No wonder Italy is in the shape its in with decisions such as this. In Madrid, the busiest metro line was closed ...

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Turkish Airlines could start flying to Australia in 2019 with B787-9
Replies: 80
Views: 11324

Re: Rumor: Turkish Airlines could start flying to Australia in 2019 with B787-9

16 hours in coach?? I know Turkish has a nice economy cabin, having flown on them before, but still... that’s insane. But hey, people will do it. I've done it with EVA Air / Toronto - Taipei it's not as bad i basically slept the whole time .. people exaggerate i mean turkish has been doing IST - BO...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 350
Views: 32252

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

[twoid][/twoid] I see that both Saudia and Saudi Arabia have done a lot in order to position themselves as a friendly and attractive transfer point for international passengers. How competitive are they in the long run compared to DOH, DXB, IST... the current Jeddah airport is a disaster worst airpo...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air to receive four 787s with crew rest areas for flights to New York and Washington D.C
Replies: 43
Views: 7279

Re: Gulf Air to receive four 787s with crew rest areas for flights to New York and Washington D.C

http://www.gdnonline.com/Details/390547/Gulf-Airs-new-Dreamliners-will-allow-flights-to-New-York,-Washington-DC These planes wont start coming until 2020 though but the intention for flights to JFK and/or IAD are real just exactly how do they expect to compete with Emirates,Etihad and the European ...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why aren’t the low cost giants operating flights to Beirut?
Replies: 53
Views: 6769

Re: Why aren’t the low cost giants operating flights to Beirut?

Also need to mention that Lebanon is pretty small country with its borders are with Israel which is closed, and Syria - say no more; so tourists cannot combine visit to Lebanon and visit to other countries. This is not the case in Israel/Jordan: Many use the cheap tickets to VDA to land in EIlat, t...

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why aren’t the low cost giants operating flights to Beirut?
Replies: 53
Views: 6769

Re: Why aren’t the low cost giants operating flights to Beirut?

Jordan (and Israel) have Open Skies with the EU; that is why Ryanair (an Irish carrier) fly to those two countries from anywhere, from Latvia to Italy. They also get tax breaks; hence this boom in AMM, Aqaba, TLV and VDA. Then Jordan is a big destination for European tourists. Having more and cheap...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?
Replies: 60
Views: 5135

Re: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?

omg thank you !! Lebanon is still being punished for TWA flight 847, which happened over 3 decades ago. Meanwhile there are direct flights from countries that provided 9/11 hijackers. Hard to believe that this is a legitimate security concern. I agree with an earlier post, Lebanon is being punished ...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?
Replies: 60
Views: 5135

Re: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?

Relations between Lebanon and Israel are worse than most of the other countries mentioned above. Unfortunately, the reason why these routes are not happening is down to politics and politics alone. Beirut could have the safest security in place at the airport and flights to the United States or Can...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?
Replies: 60
Views: 5135

Re: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?

will never happen . BEY is controlled by hezbollah which is considered a terrorist organization. then you have the issue of the runways .. while landing there is basically some sort of illegal housing in between runways again that area is controlled by terrorist organizations .. yes airplanes do com...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa joins JV talks with Avianca and United
Replies: 8
Views: 1382

Re: Copa joins JV talks with Avianca and United

i don't understand how is this legal ... or how both Copa and Avianca are both in star alliance ..

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Blockade May End with ICJ Ruling - ?
Replies: 17
Views: 3014

Re: Qatar Blockade May End with ICJ Ruling - ?

i doubt it will end because of the ruling. otherwise Israel would've taken all arab countries to court ...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways plans to fly to 250 destinations by 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 10091

Re: Qatar Airways plans to fly to 250 destinations by 2022

turk223 wrote:
South America:

BOG
LIM
SCL


South America and Africa makes it really hard for Qatar with the embargo i mean Khartoum went from 3 to 5 hours ..

so i really hope it gets solved soon

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Turkish to open base in CCS
Replies: 38
Views: 7636

Re: Turkish to open base in CCS

never going to happen ever.

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and Colombia
Replies: 60
Views: 6359

Re: DL and Colombia

Steady on! You ever been to America? I live a few miles from Parkland, I know people that were on Pulse and another one on the Vegas massacre. Dont even.. Yes, the US can be violent on occasion and those two events you mention were terrible, but the fact is that numbers do not support your stance. ...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and Colombia
Replies: 60
Views: 6359

Re: DL and Colombia

I'm afraid that Colombia's history of drug cartels and associated violence is still very much in the minds of many Americans. The reality is that beyond those who have family, friends, or business ties in Colombia and those who are of Latin descent, the majority of U.S. citizens would not consider ...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No UK-UAE LCC Service?
Replies: 39
Views: 4010

Re: Why No UK-UAE LCC Service?

A big part of Dubai’s appeal for Europeans is that you can feel like a king for cheap. Eh, no, that's wrong - DXB is regularly touted as one of the most expensive destinations for tourism. See: - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3515572/Dubai-New-York-named-expensive-cities-tou...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut
Replies: 67
Views: 7866

Re: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut

i agree TLV is a better option . But if they have the will they could make it work there is a large Lebanese diaspora in Panama and Colombia . i am from Colombia Lebanese origin don't live in either but my family flies from Colombia to Lebanon at least twice a year and we are a large family . years ...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut
Replies: 67
Views: 7866

Re: Aeromexico looking to launch flights to Beirut

I don't buy it until the plane lands in BEY. they probably meant codesharing through MAD given that MEA flies there now.
demand could work if they manage on getting connections from Central and South America.

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV employee fired for smuggling liquor into a Stadium in Russia during the WC
Replies: 30
Views: 4078

Re: AV employee fired for smuggling liquor into a Stadium in Russia during the WC

If he wasn't wearing an AV uniform, or doing anything on their behalf, what's the problem? I think this is a terrible overreaction on AV's part. He should sue. i don't think it was an over reaction. he posted a video bragging how to smuggle booze into stadiums and how to feel security ... when you ...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 17212

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

Sharia means following the 5 elements of ISLAM and following the law of the land you are at !!! Isis , Taliban , Bako Haram doesn't represent Islam at all . 90% of the laws that were enforced by those terrorist organizations aren't required by islam i.e women covering their face , attacking others ...

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