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by OGLOBAL
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16528

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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by OGLOBAL
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16528

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

when we people understand that sharia airline sharia law doesn't exist . sharia means following the five elements of islam : fasting praying giving money to the poor pilgrim and FOLLOWING the law of the land you are at . I have to give credit where credit is due; contradicting yourself in one parag...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16528

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

when we people understand that sharia airline sharia law doesn't exist . sharia means following the five elements of islam : fasting praying giving money to the poor pilgrim and FOLLOWING the law of the land you are at .

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adding Munich
Replies: 54
Views: 6342

Re: LATAM adding Munich

This is a retaliaton on AV starting nonstop flights from BOG. I wonder if AV can sustain their BOG flight if most of their feed will use LATAM via GRU. A388 You do realize that GRU and BOG are separated by a distance roughly comparable to that existing between LAX and JFK? Who would they be competi...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YVR to BKK & SIN w AC (Air Canada) B787
Replies: 22
Views: 5241

Re: YVR to BKK & SIN w AC (Air Canada) B787

There is practically no business traffic between Vancouver and Bangkok, and bargain hunting leisure travelers have a lot of low cost choices flying via ICN, TPE, HKG or even PEK and PVG. They most likely would not mind waiting at those airport for 2 or 3 hrs for the connection if it means saving a ...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad announces Barcelona
Replies: 9
Views: 1662

Re: Etihad announces Barcelona

Definitely they make it to Barcelona too late. Both EK and QR offer double daily frequencies and meanwhile, many other Asian competitors which may reduce the connecting traffics have started BCN routes (Korean, Cathay, etc.), so let's see what's left for Etihad here. Once Etihad deploy the daily fl...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon May 28, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why US and Canadian Air Carriers have ignore San Andrés (SKSP)
Replies: 48
Views: 5915

Re: Why US and Canadian Air Carriers have ignore San Andrés (SKSP)

i think this thread summarizes my island San Andres a beautiful place but such a mess . i mean damn no need to get heated about it. in conclusion local government has no desire to develop the island they are happy with how it is they haven't done anything to change the situation even though they cla...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun May 27, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why US and Canadian Air Carriers have ignore San Andrés (SKSP)
Replies: 48
Views: 5915

Re: Why US and Canadian Air Carriers have ignore San Andrés (SKSP)

The fact is San Andres is ugly. Ugly infrastructure, ugly hotels (not a single four or five star hotel there) and lots of corruption. The beaches are beautiful (a bit dirty) but that's it. There are a few charter flights from YUL operated by Air Transat every year. I've been there and I promised to...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun May 27, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why US and Canadian Air Carriers have ignore San Andrés (SKSP)
Replies: 48
Views: 5915

Re: Why US and Canadian Air Carriers have ignore San Andrés (SKSP)

Are you sure it is really 800,000 international tourists? Seems to me like that would be the right figure for the total number of tourists, most of whom are Colombian, of course. And I wouldn't exactly call San Andrés unspoiled. It's a small island with over 100,000 inhabitants. You are never far f...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu May 24, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?
Replies: 43
Views: 2224

Re: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?

In Brazil we no longer argue with the airlines anymore, we just sue ASAP! I was caught by Air France 2014 pilots strike that left me almost 5 days stranded in french guyana without any compensation or expenses paid, back home I sued and won 8K euros, my tickets price was 660 euros. Really but how d...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed May 23, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Austria to start operating in July with 14 destinations
Replies: 18
Views: 3838

Re: Vueling Austria to start operating in July with 14 destinations

Is every LCC going to have an offshoot in Austria? If the taxes there are so low that everyone wants to be there then we should all move in. Easyjet used the good old Brexit excuse for opening there, what reason does a Spanish airline have?? that's like asking why red bull an Austrian company is se...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue May 22, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?
Replies: 43
Views: 2224

Re: Is the EU law (EC) No 261 enacted by European Parliament in 2004 to protect Air Pax is ever enforceable?

Two years ago, on a vacation trip to Southern Italy the return leg of our flight from LIRN to EDDF was cancelled without prior notice, resulting in missing our connection to JFK, and then forcing us to rebook our flight on a different carrier via EGLL arriving home two days later than scheduled. We...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue May 22, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 to Athens
Replies: 30
Views: 7218

Re: Emirates A380 to Athens

End of Ramadan: no. Greece is not a popular tourism destination for travelers from Muslim-majority countries (except Turks, and Lebanese a distant second...for neither of whom would it make sense to travel via Dubai). There's been an increase in wealthy Gulf travelers, but they're a tiny segment of...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top 5 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes for AMS, CDG, FRA, LHR by 2017 pax traffic in comparative light
Replies: 42
Views: 6881

Re: Top 5 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes for AMS, CDG, FRA, LHR by 2017 pax traffic in comparative light

we need to remember that Dubai receives 16 m tourists / visitors annually so it's not all connecting pax ..

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia lays off its EZE staff
Replies: 37
Views: 6709

Re: Iberia lays off its EZE staff

i don't understand the bash against IB i flew with recently to GIG and they were good except for the fact that their check in agent told me i don't have to check my luggage again in GRU but when Latam refused to deliver my luggage from gru tp gig i tweeted IB and they solved the issue for me quickly

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet Adding Two Summer-Seasonal "Limited Addition" Routes
Replies: 36
Views: 5741

Re: WestJet Adding Two Summer-Seasonal "Limited Addition" Routes

Out of subject but what happened to their new livery ?

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Announces 12 new destinations
Replies: 80
Views: 15645

Re: Qatar Airways Announces 12 new destinations

Luxembourg , Tallin, Da nang and Davao really surprise me i don't know how those will work out but i wish them success for thinking outside the box

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD- New airlines and destinations
Replies: 34
Views: 4568

Re: MAD- New airlines and destinations

MEA is launching Beirut 3 x week this route will help me a lot i live between both cities
vueling currently flies to Beirut 2 x week from Barcelona

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air unveils growth strategy, upcoming brand refresh
Replies: 110
Views: 24873

Re: Gulf Air unveils growth strategy, upcoming brand refresh

I think they should try and form an alliance/airline group within the gulf with Oman and Etihad to try and broaden their region's appeal. That way they could divvy up the routes a bit more, add more frequency options in markets they all serve, reduce services in marginal markets they all serve to i...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Syrianair: Sanctions from the EU and US unfair?
Replies: 24
Views: 1985

Re: Syrianair: Sanctions from the EU and US unfair?

the sanctions are in place because they transfer military personnel and weapons.

aren't they currently flying though ? according to wiki they fly to saudi and uae not sure about it though ..

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates one-off A380 service to Beirut
Replies: 17
Views: 4544

Re: Emirates one-off A380 service to Beirut

i guess it's a one time thing . i don't really see a need for the A380 to beirut flights are usually with loads with EK during on / off season and fares are very cheap not sure about MEA though

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Opening of Cairo's Second International Airport SPX
Replies: 22
Views: 3270

Re: Opening of Cairo's Second International Airport SPX

i don't understand the point of this airport . it's not really needed they should've just expanded CAI instead

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA to Madrid?
Replies: 25
Views: 3512

Re: MEA to Madrid?

MEA will codeshare with Air Europa , they already offer MAD via FCO to BEY . It’s about time I am sick of having to connect via IST and arrive at indecent times 01:00 am or 03:00 . IB did operate as mentioned but was cancelled because of the 2006 war

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 20759

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2017

If it comes to fruition, I wish TK good luck. They will need it. If they start SJO, I sincerely hope they will change the PTY stop on the BOG route to be in SJO instead. Or even better, change CCS for SJO. And not open a new route to Latin America. Anyone has LF numbers or PAX numbers to/ from CCS,...

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 20759

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2017

According to local media, TK in process of applications to add San Jose Costa Rica in Q2 2018. http://news.co.cr/several-airlines-among-turkish-airlines-prepare-enter-costa-rican-market-japanese-argentina-air-europe/63368/ If it comes to fruition, I wish TK good luck. They will need it. If they sta...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal's Future
Replies: 53
Views: 11908

Re: TAP Portugal's Future

To AirBazar, Further updates were done that same week and JFK-LIS is back to it's normal schedule and not cut for the winter like it was posted before. That's great to hear. I was a little surprised when I heard the news. . People (Americans) don't have the same lust to visit Portugal as they do ma...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal's Future
Replies: 53
Views: 11908

Re: TAP Portugal's Future

They need to improve their service they are horrible . flew with them from lisbon to vienna they offered a snack service but we had to line all the way to the back to actually get it flight attendants won't service they are extremely rude with a lot of attitude You were clearly unlucky. I fly TAP o...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal's Future
Replies: 53
Views: 11908

Re: TAP Portugal's Future

They need to improve their service they are horrible . flew with them from lisbon to vienna they offered a snack service but we had to line all the way to the back to actually get it flight attendants won't service they are extremely rude with a lot of attitude

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 65
Views: 10961

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

I think it is anybody's guess right now. Financially, TK is the one making poor business at CCS, as far as I can tell. Loads are bad and yields are just now picking up somewhat. But maybe they are less risk aversive than the rest? And neither IB nor TP crews are overnighting in CCS anymore, so the ...

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by OGLOBAL
Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "You can't do this to us" TS Pax call 911 after being trapped on diverted flights
Replies: 79
Views: 14794

Re: "You can't do this to us" TS Pax call 911 after being trapped on diverted flights

If you haven't them in 25 years, your opinion of the carrier and its level of service should probably be taken with a grain of salt. Except for the fact that Transat is well known for having aircraft with a minimal amount of legroom and not known for their quality of service. It is a well-documente...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways planning Sarajevo flights
Replies: 17
Views: 2658

Re: Kuwait Airways planning Sarajevo flights

why worried they should be happy tourism = money one of the main reasons i would guess will be the visa free

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Jun 28, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COPA adds its fourth destination in Argentina, Mendoza MDZ
Replies: 19
Views: 2570

Re: COPA adds its fourth destination in Argentina, Mendoza MDZ

ahj2000 wrote: Not even remotely surprised. Copa is the Emirates of the Americas. Give it 10 years and Copa might be serving every secondary and many tertiary cities in Latin América and the US/Canada More like the Icelandair of the Americas More the Turkish of the Americas. Turkish flies to many s...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada named best airline in North America
Replies: 77
Views: 8567

Re: Air Canada named best airline in North America

I'm an AC Elite (now E50K) for 10 years now. I used to recommend them to everyone, but I'm not doing it anymore. Why? 10 abreast 777's, 9 abreast 787's, 29" set pitch in Rouge narrowbodies. Not to mention some extremely bad examples of customer service, such as cancelling reservations without ...

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada named best airline in North America
Replies: 77
Views: 8567

Re: Air Canada named best airline in North America

they don't even have wifi .. it's a mess i flew them recently from t1 in yyz the whole boarding process was just a mess ..

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Jun 06, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 147244

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

I always cringe when some people throw names and assumptions that are massively inaccurate without any knowledge or background. Hezbollahis a militant in South Lebanon, and Hamas is militant in Gaza Strip. They do NOT exist in Qatar in any shape or form. Does Qatar support them? Depends on who you ...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 147244

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

So what does this mean for FedEx, UPS, and other air freight services? Doesn't Qatar get a lot of food flown in on freighters? I guess they'll run out of fresh fish like tuna in just a few days time. Hopefully Icelandair's 757s will fly to the rescue! I am looking at FlightRadar to see if there is ...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat May 20, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Conviasa grounds all flights
Replies: 71
Views: 14320

Re: Conviasa grounds all flights

Yes. There, and elsewhere. There are even reports of this happening on the highway between Caracas and La Guaira, going to CCS. Especially taxis seem to be targeted, as the different branches of the military and police assume that you are going to the airport and that you carry cash or other valuab...

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by OGLOBAL
Tue May 02, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46253

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Transavia will start ORY - BEY in september

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by OGLOBAL
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates introduces second daily A380 to Madrid
Replies: 16
Views: 4193

Re: Emirates introduces second daily A380 to Madrid

Bricktop wrote:
Gotta stick 'em somewhere. :D :stirthepot:



I fly that route a lot and i can tell you the upgrade was needed most of the times full ! and never the cheapest option those anti EK comments are getting old and boring

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB in Asia
Replies: 44
Views: 5607

Re: IB in Asia

Damascus? Seriously? Anyhow, BEY I think has a descent chance to work, not sure about IKA though. I think the other routes you have stated are already covered by the ME3 and Saudia. I think PEK would be a logical addition, later followed by PEK. BEY was to be launched in 2006 but cancelled with the...

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways Madrid/Barcelona operations
Replies: 23
Views: 4844

Re: Thai Airways Madrid/Barcelona operations

pylon101 wrote:
That's odd. I have never met a Spaniard in Thailand. 1 million is a considerable number.



i've met several even during the crisis few years ago

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by OGLOBAL
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 46253

Re: Arab Carriers thread.

Is there potential for an LCC in Lebanon or will MEA not let that happen? why arent WOL and Menajet taking that chance? that's exactly what i was thinking the other day. and you will be able to connect easily from europe to the rest of the middle east via BEY since it's in the middle and it fits th...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2017
Replies: 270
Views: 21464

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2017

Please save liberal economy baits to yourself. Look at Apple decision of EU. If they want to do local business, they have to come here, setup a business and pay VAT and income tax. i only do my bookings through booking.com i am a genius member and yes we do pay that tax the price given to you is wi...

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by OGLOBAL
Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Response to US ban: Qatar Airways offers free laptops
Replies: 23
Views: 6095

Re: Response to US ban: Qatar Airways offers free laptops

Siddar wrote:
Sorry M3 you should have thought about the consequence of siting major airline in region known for terrorist actively.



UAE Qatar do not have terrorism maybe other countries should do the same for the US after all its a region known for gun violence actively !

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by OGLOBAL
Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brazil receives first A330, to launch MIA
Replies: 22
Views: 3299

Re: Avianca Brazil receives first A330, to launch MIA

i wasn't aware that Avianca Brasil updated their livery to the new AV livery

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by OGLOBAL
Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW increases schedules in S17
Replies: 71
Views: 10497

Re: WOW increases schedules in S17

Cipango wrote:
OGLOBAL wrote:
I wonder if any of the ME4 would consider a route to Iceland ? i know connections would be limited but it might work ..

ME4? I don't think this is a thing.

Who's the 4th?


i added Turkish

Turkish Emirates Qatar Etihad

i am aware turkey is a european country. but it's also middle eastern

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW increases schedules in S17
Replies: 71
Views: 10497

Re: WOW increases schedules in S17

I wonder if any of the ME4 would consider a route to Iceland ? i know connections would be limited but it might work ..

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by OGLOBAL
Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cuba Banning Cuban-American Crew from Overnighting
Replies: 33
Views: 8455

Re: Cuba Banning Cuban-American Crew from Overnighting

Colombia is the same once i tried to enter using a canadian passport and i was lectured for a very long time for not using my colombian passport ( it was expired ) i did show my colombian national id Lebanon on the other hand allows it I've used my colombian passport several times and even though co...

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