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by MalevTU134
Fri May 25, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Another survivor (40) succumbed to her injuries last night... The official death toll is now 112 and there is just one survivor left... Absolutely awful Now, after seeing the video, it’s amazing that there were survivors at all. Very sad... Makes me think the opposite. It seems to be a low speed lo...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 25, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

I’m surprised no one has brought this up before. It should be obvious if the flaps we set in the wreckage. Anyone know? This is also a strong possibility. I haven't seen any good pictures of the wings. Improper configuration for takeoff could play a role. But, most of the crashes caused by improper...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 25, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

TWA302 wrote:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=xBUKWtTJcaY

Security camera caught the last seconds. Horrifying

No engine fire. And looks like the right wing is stalled. Or am I wrong on this?

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 25, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA ends another African destination - June 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 10337

Re: BA ends another African destination - June 2018

KLM will reduce to 2x weekly this winter. They also have problems repatriating cash. Plane leaves with a maximum fuel load so as to ship out fuel iso cash. So they are using the $ they have in LAD to fill up the tanks, as in, spend the $ locally. I have always wondered about this, what options othe...

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by MalevTU134
Thu May 24, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly
Replies: 21
Views: 2989

Re: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly

I spoke to LA crew and they advised that they never overnight in Sydney, only AKL. SCL to AKL (break) AKL SYD AKL (break) AKL SCL While that is how most tag-on flights are operated (if the block time of the tag-on flights permit it), I fail to see how that is relevant to the scope of this thread. E...

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by MalevTU134
Thu May 24, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Gives Final Approval to 777X Folding Wings
Replies: 107
Views: 11237

Re: FAA Gives Final Approval to 777X Folding Wings

All this talk of expensive property at airports and folding wingtips... Wouldn't a simple solution be having every other stand raised, say 1 metre, and every other sunk by 1 metre. In this way, the wings of two adjacent aircraft (with similar wing clearance from the ground) can use that same "e...

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by MalevTU134
Wed May 23, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA ends another African destination - June 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 10337

Re: BA ends another African destination - June 2018

I remember not long ago Western carriers were begging for more flights into LAD. Btw this means not only IAG leaving LAD (IB used to fly MAD-LAD) but also Oneworld leaving the country. In simple terms, there's no money left to buy non-essential things like trips to London. https://www.ft.com/conten...

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by MalevTU134
Wed May 23, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA ends another African destination - June 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 10337

Re: BA ends another African destination - June 2018

Galwayman wrote:
Shocked that any airline can’t make money on LAD flights , possibly London is just too far north to compete with Lisbon

Why? LAD flights are purely about serving the oil industry. And when that tanks, all profits on those flights evaporate. Oil price is on its way up again, though...

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by MalevTU134
Wed May 23, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA ends another African destination - June 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 10337

Re: BA ends another African destination - June 2018

TC957 wrote:
HAV must be a charter then for TAAG, hence the once weekly rotation.

Nope. That's a scheduled flight. HAV-LAD has been flown for decades. First by CU, then by DT IL62s. It has been weekly, fortnightly and even monthly, at periods.

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by MalevTU134
Wed May 23, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA ends another African destination - June 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 10337

Re: BA ends another African destination - June 2018

santos wrote:
TC957 wrote:
No LAD - HAV & LAD - BJS flights showing on Galileo GDS.

Flight radar shows 1x weekly B772 on LAD-HVA DT702
Sunday service from LAD, last one operated on the 20th May.

Correct, and flights go out full.

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by MalevTU134
Wed May 23, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ASERCA Airlines cease operations
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

Re: ASERCA Airlines cease operations

...again...
But I fear this time it is for good.

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by MalevTU134
Sun May 20, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 143
Views: 27380

Re: Emirates Pilot Shortage

...This is getting silly! a snapshot from the freight perspective. Just for the sake of the discussion. .... Comparing humans to cargo is a silly, irrelevant argument and just a distraction technique. Not suitable for a facts based forum. How is flying a freighter different than the same plane in a...

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by MalevTU134
Sun May 20, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Are we still blaming the 737-200? Still a perfectly able aircraft if maintained/piloted properly. This was either a maintenance issue or pilot error, will bet good money on either of the two. And that is the problem, where to give Mx’s Checks to B737_200. Any help naming any air company, from first...

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by MalevTU134
Sat May 19, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Hi Malev134: I prefer as an aswer to get a web site with exact ones, since people... Malev, B737-200 is banned by EASA from pax flights to europe, Since You should be Hungarian, this is a tip, at the begining operators received a strong fine, now I dont know.... Tu-134/ TU-154 B2, are on the same l...

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by MalevTU134
Sat May 19, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Hi: I do have two question, is there a web site or similar where I can get answers: 1. In how many countries, by Conti;ent, Europe, America, Austalia,Aviation Authorities will allow an aviation company to lease a B-737-200 on May 19, 2018? 2. How many companies today, with Oil near $80.00/barrel, u...

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by MalevTU134
Sat May 19, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Once again, guys who are already blaming maintenance and saying that the embargo should be lifted on humanitarian grounds should just chill. This was a Mexican aircraft wet-leased to Cubana. Although when Cubana DRY-leased an aircraft, it had difficulty obtaining parts, a WET-leasing carrier (which...

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by MalevTU134
Sat May 19, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

Thats what Cubana operates, what they charter is different....thats just how its posting....sorry to annoy you so much Hi: CUBANA operated a 3-x strong fleet of DC-10-30, KSSU’s standard, from 1993 to 2002. Planes were leased to AOM French Airlines.. Technical/Commercial Crew & Mx were listed i...

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by MalevTU134
Sat May 19, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly
Replies: 21
Views: 2989

Re: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly

I spoke to LA crew and they advised that they never overnight in Sydney, only AKL. SCL to AKL (break) AKL SYD AKL (break) AKL SCL While that is how most tag-on flights are operated (if the block time of the tag-on flights permit it), I fail to see how that is relevant to the scope of this thread. E...

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by MalevTU134
Sat May 19, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly
Replies: 21
Views: 2989

Re: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly

I wonder what's the case for LA's 1 weekly SCL-IPC-PPT, TAAG's weekly Luanda-Havana. I can picture TAAG's crew staying in Havana for a week after such a long flight, but a whole week in Papeete for Latam? These airlines serve no other destinations in the vicinity for the crew to serve. Or Latam's c...

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by MalevTU134
Sat May 19, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly
Replies: 21
Views: 2989

Re: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly

And if 1x weekly, how about the outbound crew? Do they return or hang out for a week? This is why these flights are rare these days. If you look at the flights I took as an example in my post above, CA's crew almost certainly flies YUL-HAV-YUL. They either stay in Montreal (if CA have terminator fl...

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by MalevTU134
Sat May 19, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly
Replies: 21
Views: 2989

Re: Long Haul Crew Logistics: Day One or Weekly

First of all, there aren't that many 1x weekly (or even fortnightly or monthly (!!!)) longhaul flights left anymore, compared to a couple of decades ago. Strangely enough, both that come to my mind involve HAV: CA's PEK-YUL-HAV and DT's LAD-HAV (Also, is MOW-HAV more than weekly now, to complete HAV...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First WAMOS 744 commercial flight for LATAM
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

Re: First WAMOS 744 commercial flight for LATAM

vorellanaj wrote:
TWA772LR wrote:
Will it be painted in LA colors?


No. Aircraft from Wamos Air are wet-leased.

That doesn't necessarily mean it won't get painted in LATAM colours. A Wamos 744 was wet leased to Conviasa and was painted in full Conviasa livery. I guess it depends on the duration of the contract...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

This is an official comuniqué from Mexico´s Ministry of Transport. Hopefully it will clarify many doubts here: http://www.gob.mx/sct/prensa/accidente-de-la-aeronave-xa-uhz-ocurrido-el-dia-18-de-mayo-de-2018 That communiqué puts the crash site at "between the airport and the town of Las Vegas 1...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

gatibosgru wrote:
Maybe sanctions that prevent reliable aircraft to be sold to certain countries isn't the best thing for all humans.

Second that

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

Super80Fan wrote:
OK so I'm glad we got the airline down, do we know for a fact yet whether it was a 737-200 or a 737-500? Avherald has it as a 737-200 but others are saying 737-500...

No, Avherald has it as a -500 now. Looks like they had it as a -200 initially, though.

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

The AVHerald article shows the final crash site as pretty far off to the right with a sharp turn that would have had to be completed by about the middle of the runway. I'm just curious if there is a standard departure from this airport that would match that flight path. It seems like they would hav...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

Super88 wrote:
When Cubana leases a plane, do Cubana
Employees staff the plane or does the carrier
They lease/charter from provide the staff....

All the planes I mentioned were dry leased by CU. Don't know about the B737s, though.

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

Super88 wrote:
MakevTU134....does Cubana own the A320, if so where can I find the info

No, they were dry leased

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

A320s are gone. They have all been returned to the lessor. LY-COM returned to lessor May 15, 2018 LY-VEV returned to lessor April 10, 2018 LY-VEW returned to lessor April 2, 2018 LY-VEQ returned to lessor May 15, 2018 http://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/Cubana-history-a320.htm Ooops...I was wrong by...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

Super88 wrote:
Malev134, Im talking current Cubana planes, not leased or Chartered from the past....
Several types from history....

A320 is now...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

Super88 wrote:
Thats what Cubana operates, what they charter is different....thats just how its posting....sorry to annoy you so much

CU is or has been operating (not "chartering") A320, DC10, B767, A330...among others. On a dry lease basis, of course. Hardly Russian planes.

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 608
Views: 157883

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

Just read this on a dutch news site. “Rome-The two parties that are currently forming a government in Italy, the Five Star Movement and Lega Nord, want to stop the sale of Alitalia. Instead, the Italian airline should become a state company. In the provisional coalition agreement, which came into t...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates reduces pilot staffing!
Replies: 2
Views: 917

Re: Emirates reduces pilot staffing!

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1394425
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Based on one article/blog?

Oh, and have a look at this thread:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1394425

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

flyingclrs727 wrote:
So who investigates? Do the Cubans allow the NTSB since it's an American built plane, or do they have the BEA come in?

Of course they will allow the NTSB to participate in the investigation .

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 down near HAV

washingtonflyer wrote:
Hopefully some survivors....

Chapeau bas! People like you make this site worth its while.

Edit: That was not what I quoted...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bad news from Havana, Cuba
Replies: 3
Views: 800

Re: Bad news from Havana, Cuba

Really?????

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Crashed Havana
Replies: 3
Views: 675

Re: 737 Crashed Havana

Already has another thread

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: Plane down near HAV

Accidente aéreo ocurrió con un Blue Panorama arrendado por Cubana de Aviación. Su destino era la provincia de Holguín, en el oriente del país. Ambulancias y bomberos en la pista. https://twitter.com/CubaTVSITVC/status/997527893587701760 "Ambulances and firefighters on the runway." An over...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 crashes in La Havana

107 persons on board, according to Sweden's SVT

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 crashes in La Havana

CBS reporting it's a domestic flight, CNN says it was to Guyana.

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60095

Re: 737 crashes in La Havana

utio2003 wrote:
A Cubana 737 crashes in La Havana after take off

Source?
And it is either Havana (English) or La Habana (Spanish)

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY to serve Cayenne (French Guiana)
Replies: 33
Views: 4104

Re: DY to serve Cayenne (French Guiana)

"The Guy at DY Who is High on something" thinks he can steal pax from the other two because he'll offer a better product at a better price. The capacity is not the issue. You still need to fill the aircraft and when you have a highly seasonal market when the profits are to be made in just...

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi
Replies: 161
Views: 15398

Re: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1394467
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According to this new thread, no Russia overflight rights for Icelandic airlines. That puts anything east of Delhi on hold for WW (and FI), I guess...

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1394467

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by MalevTU134
Fri May 18, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 525
Views: 65093

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Nextjet has just filed for bankruptcy today (16 May) and canceled all flights from 1300 local time https://www.thelocal.se/20180516/swedish-airline-cancels-all-flights-after-filing-for-bankruptcy Already a thread about it But if you look at the time mine was actually a few minutes before that threa...

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by MalevTU134
Thu May 17, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 86
Views: 4686

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

Not going to be easy to get parts or even planes for the AB equipment. Limited banking and financing is going to put a major crimp in Iran's life style. But that is the point....your comment is from a US point if view. Europe, too, has banks that can give credit to Iran... :roll: And if US companie...

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by MalevTU134
Thu May 17, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 86
Views: 4686

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

Not going to be easy to get parts or even planes for the AB equipment. Limited banking and financing is going to put a major crimp in Iran's life style. But that is the point....your comment is from a US point of view. Europe, too, has banks that can give credit to Iran... :roll: And if US companie...

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by MalevTU134
Thu May 17, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 75
Views: 9379

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

So AM is a dog in the manger? I hope this clears the way for EK to fly this route. It's frustrating there's so little official information available about what is going on. Methinks AM is the one of the two that got better off here. As IB, AR and SQ have learnt (and lot of other airlines have come ...

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by MalevTU134
Thu May 17, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 86
Views: 4686

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

KICT wrote:
Good.

Yes....but how will it work in practice? Abide by the sanctions and the EU will punish you. Don't abide by them and the US will punish you. Seems that many companies will end up between a rock and a hard place.

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