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by TS-IOR
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shutdown disruption on Aviation
Replies: 43
Views: 5636

Re: Shutdown disruption on Aviation

AA has two 737-8MAX ready for delivery or is it delivered but waiting for entry into service.. but all postponed because of the Shutdown.

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by TS-IOR
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A320 for Bamboo Airways
Replies: 14
Views: 4361

Re: First A320 for Bamboo Airways

a Bamboo A320 was seen at TUN like a month ago, but it was a CFM engined one.

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by TS-IOR
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-87 F-HEVE?
Replies: 6
Views: 2462

Re: MD-87 F-HEVE?

It's been assigned this F- registration in Spring 2018 under Enhance Aéro then postponed to be wet-leased with ZS- for Tunisair Express over the Summer. It's been AOG many times and now it's probably done with a C- check and ready for the French reg. again.

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by TS-IOR
Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Libyan to LHR today?
Replies: 1
Views: 1015

Libyan to LHR today?

Libyan Airlines A330 5A-LAT flew a rounder MJI-LHR-MJI today using same callsign LAA111 on both sectors. Any idea what was the purpose of flight? Head of state (if there's any in Libya now) maybe or any other UN envoys?

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by TS-IOR
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nouvelair to start Tunis - Istanbul
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Nouvelair to start Tunis - Istanbul

Finally a third operator on the city-pair. Pegasus announced a daily SAW-TUN circa 2014 IIRC and then it never happened. Nouvelair has been mulling it as well and more likely waiting for approval, slots, airplanes and crew available. The link below says 3 to 4 flights a week as of March 3, 2019, and...

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by TS-IOR
Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: the move from MUC Riem to the actual MUC Franz Josef Strauss?
Replies: 1
Views: 601

the move from MUC Riem to the actual MUC Franz Josef Strauss?

Thinking about the shift of operations from IST Ataturk to New IST, i remembered airports in Munich, Edmonton, Hong Kong and Denver to name the few.. how long did it take to have the operations totally moved and airfields officially closed and surrended to realtors for speculation :roll:

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by TS-IOR
Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Malta Fleet Updates?
Replies: 13
Views: 1931

Re: Air Malta Fleet Updates?

Air Malta will wet lease 2 additional A320 NEOs next year as per the following article: https://www.timesofmalta.com/mobile/articles/view/20180825/local/air-malta-leases-two-new-a320-neo-aircraft.687514 There were talks about having regional jets but nothing has happened yet. I guess having 2 A220 ...

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by TS-IOR
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to Monastir in the 80s
Replies: 5
Views: 1518

Re: Lufthansa to Monastir in the 80s

timz wrote:
A SaSu nonstop 737 from FRA is in the 7/89 OAG: flight 1988 to Monastir, return is flight 1989 on Sa and 1987 on Su.


Thanks a lot, these are the flight numbers i remember.

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by TS-IOR
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to Monastir in the 80s
Replies: 5
Views: 1518

Re: Lufthansa to Monastir in the 80s

DABYT wrote:
I don't have any exact data but it seems they started servicing MIR in the 70s already. Here's a pic of D-ABFI at MIR in october 1978:

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This one is most probably a sub for Condor.

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by TS-IOR
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to Monastir in the 80s
Replies: 5
Views: 1518

Lufthansa to Monastir in the 80s

In addition to subbing for Condor whenever needed, I remember Lufthansa operated scheduled flights to Monastir MIR in the late 80s. It was a Saturday and Sunday 737 and 727 service. Was it a scheduled charter? Was it listed in the famous yellow timetable? Could anyone confirm and update the info her...

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by TS-IOR
Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Reinstates FRA-PNQ
Replies: 33
Views: 10693

Re: LH Reinstates FRA-PNQ

How is the crew dispatch on this ?

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by TS-IOR
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH first A320s' phase-out
Replies: 6
Views: 2477

Re: LH first A320s' phase-out

They would start phasing out the older ones most of them based at MUC now. It's most probably for maintenance, the facility there is getting bigger and subcontracting for many airlines.

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by TS-IOR
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tunisair to Rotterdam Saturday 27/10/2018
Replies: 0
Views: 815

Tunisair to Rotterdam Saturday 27/10/2018

Due to disruption occasionned by the strike of Aviapartner handling agents at BRU, Tunisair is shifting 3 flights to Rotterdam and transfer to/from will be provided to passengers. Flights are TU788/9 TUN, TU782/3 MIR, TU668/9 DJE. RTM spotters be advised. IIRC Tunisair never been to RTM, but been a ...

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by TS-IOR
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Mainline Adds Montreal To Algiers Summer 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1802

Re: Air Canada Mainline Adds Montreal To Algiers Summer 2019

Just posted a new thread about it then this one poped-up. OK mine will be deleted for sure. IMO the sale of the CJ cabin as W is a smart adaptation to the leisure market which is ALG. Maybe the Rouge 767 taken off the route will be deployed to TUN to complete the North African map?! @usflyermsp AH e...

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by TS-IOR
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ALG goes Air Canada mainline
Replies: 1
Views: 502

ALG goes Air Canada mainline

For the third season of operations by AC family, Algiers ALG gets upgraded to mainline Air Canada replacing Rouge. Newly added A330s will fly the service up to 5 times a week, increasing from 3, and C/J cabin will be sold as W, a smart adaptation IMO to this leasure market. Any idea where the freed ...

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by TS-IOR
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why upload here?
Replies: 61
Views: 8157

Re: Why upload here?

Airliners as well as Jetphotos and a few others are the reference for Web aviation photos library and they remained elitist. People who are not that demanding go to Instagram where everything is in bulk there. Flickr remains interesting as well with a nice collection of vintage scans. The traffic go...

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by TS-IOR
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: iPhone XS - Smart HDR, Depth Slider
Replies: 14
Views: 3471

Re: iPhone XS - Smart HDR, Depth Slider

AFAIK equipment has never been restricted to fancy DSLRs here, you can find many smartphone photos on the database. It's all about the edit which should give a satisfactory rendering.

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by TS-IOR
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 7819

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

That was a Continental service with a DC10-30 with an Eastern code. The service was on a 747 by the following year. 1988 TriStar programme for British Airtours and British Airways at LGW: Saturday KT612 LGW 0625 - MAH - 1200 LGW KT613 Thomson Holidays KT530 LGW 0740 - FAO - 1400 LGW KT531 Redwing H...

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by TS-IOR
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations
Replies: 23
Views: 7233

Re: Air Transat A321neo LR's first destinations

thinking about NCE i wondered if TUN or ALG would be realistic with the type from YUL..

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by TS-IOR
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW L1011 Timetable services
Replies: 76
Views: 7819

Re: LGW L1011 Timetable services

I would be interested in British Airtours and Caledonian L10 timetable to MIR

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by TS-IOR
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EuroAtlantic eyeing new shareholder
Replies: 5
Views: 964

Re: EuroAtlantic eyeing new shareholder

EuroAtlantic has been on sale for like two years now.

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by TS-IOR
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Algerie expansion plan in Africa
Replies: 9
Views: 1624

Re: Air Algerie expansion plan in Africa

A bit too late no? It is AT version 2. Though, I personally adore Algeria and Algiers. Find them so much nicer than any of their neighbours ;). Saludos, Alex Yes, AH is a bit late on this. I would actually call them AT #3, as TU is attempting the same strategy as well. But they look more reactive t...

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by TS-IOR
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 293
Views: 43348

Re: Thomas Cook the first to lease HiFly A380

Even if it's a one-off it's still the first commercial lease.

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by TS-IOR
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub
Replies: 52
Views: 7257

Re: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub

Fuel is fuel.. this should be applied to gasoline and diesel as well.

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet to offer code sharing service to Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Brazil
Replies: 7
Views: 1240

Re: Westjet to offer code sharing service to Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Brazil

The batch of code-share agreements included North African countries as well.. Wonder with whom these will be operated?

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement
Replies: 76
Views: 9542

Re: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement

In the previous ATA the condition of 3x per airline regardless to pavilion was the real concern IMO and rised a cat & mouse game between airlines and CAAs. That would be a considerable relief if this condition is cancelled now. UAE can always fairly attribute its slots as only two players are co...

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement
Replies: 76
Views: 9542

Re: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement

The original ATA does not say any seat restriction. The info source linked above may have misused the term capacity. Anyways a certain number of flights is also considered a capacity whatsoever.

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement
Replies: 76
Views: 9542

Re: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement

Which route is now serviced twice a week by Emirates or Etihad or any other major global network airline? None or very few AFAIK, so 2x YUL or YVR is less probable. Maybe one will increase YYZ and the other spread to a second gateway. The news is also an expansion of the ATA with Egypt. MS can go da...

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement
Replies: 76
Views: 9542

Re: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement

The current (now previous) ATA with UAE doesn't limit the number of seats or the city-pairs, only the number of flights is limited to 6 per country designated airline. Now it's up to 10.

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement
Replies: 76
Views: 9542

Re: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement

That brings to 10 the number of flights per flag. I think Emirates and Etihad has no other viable option than increasing YYZ, but Air Canada could go 5x YYZ and 5x YVR.

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330 regional in the US
Replies: 103
Views: 13449

Re: Airbus a330 regional in the US

I only see the variant flying West Coast and South West to Hawaii.

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which were the airliners logos that were painted on the Boeing 767-200 prototype?
Replies: 11
Views: 2863

Re: Which were the airliners logos that were painted on the Boeing 767-200 prototype?

right Pacific Western, Air China, Transbrasil, QANTAS, Ethiopian, ANA, JAL..

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which were the airliners logos that were painted on the Boeing 767-200 prototype?
Replies: 11
Views: 2863

Re: Which were the airliners logos that were painted on the Boeing 767-200 prototype?

a guess is United, Delta, Air Canada, American, Ansett Australia, TWA, Piedmont.. 17 in total, maybe Britannia, Braathens, Egyptair, El Al and Kuwait Airways are in the list as well..

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by TS-IOR
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet code-share to Tunisia and other countries
Replies: 1
Views: 375

WestJet code-share to Tunisia and other countries

WS has applied to the CTA to operate scheduled service through code-share between Canada and Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt and several other countries. Applications have been approved with respect to bilatéral ATAs. Are these code-share with SkyTeam partners or airlines like Tunisair, RAM, Egyptair, Air A...

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by TS-IOR
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Announce Dublin-Toronto Hamilton
Replies: 42
Views: 6481

Re: Norwegian Announce Dublin-Toronto Hamilton

Before that it's Montreal - Fort de France and Pointe à Pitre as of October 2018.

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by TS-IOR
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vacations advice..
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Vacations advice..

Undecided between Cuba or Dominican Republic for late July, any advice which is worth the visit more than the other? Which has the best to-do, to-see, to-eat options? Which has better car rental deals? Which is more convenient for two adults and a toddler.. Thanks ☺

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by TS-IOR
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Arizona Avgeek Trip – Condor inaugural Frankfurt-Phoenix
Replies: 10
Views: 6073

Re: Arizona Avgeek Trip – Condor inaugural Frankfurt-Phoenix

The fail is mixing a smoking area with a sightseeing area.. Otherwise whoever choose to smoke is absolutely free to do it and this doesn't affect respect to his person in any way.

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by TS-IOR
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-Av Pic Thread, Q2 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2203

Re: Non-Av Pic Thread, Q2 2018

I like photos 8 and 9. Here is today's last addition to my Flickr https://flic.kr/p/28gbyao and more if you scroll down. I'm getting more and more reliable to my smartphones for taking picture, something that i was against a few years back, but now quality is optimal and convenience of course. DSLR ...

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by TS-IOR
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)
Replies: 307
Views: 51415

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)

Rouge and Condor are taking the most from the 767, and Prime Amazon as well cargo wise.. I wonder how is reliability vs. fuel and mx cost vs. low lease or purchase rates are matched to make flying 30 year-old frames as efficient as is..

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by TS-IOR
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Have You Been On A.net?
Replies: 81
Views: 3271

Re: How Long Have You Been On A.net?

17 happy years with the same username since that day one. Discovered A.Net a few months earlier IIRC. Till now still the only user waving the Tunisian flag.

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by TS-IOR
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Arizona Avgeek Trip – Lufthansa Aviation Training & PHX Sky Harbor Fire Department
Replies: 6
Views: 3618

Re: Arizona Avgeek Trip – Lufthansa Aviation Training & PHX Sky Harbor Fire Department

How lucky to meet Herr Jurgen Raps.. such an eternal aviation professional and enthusiast. PHX is very friendly.. they have the pretention to be US friendliest airport. One time i was there in July and the customer service woman just expressed care (or pity) for me looking for some sunbathing at the...

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by TS-IOR
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Arizona Avgeek Trip – Condor inaugural Frankfurt-Phoenix
Replies: 10
Views: 6073

Re: Arizona Avgeek Trip – Condor inaugural Frankfurt-Phoenix

Been a long time i didn't enjoy a TR like this one. Pleasant. Period. PHX and area area fun for avgeeks, but it's started getting really hot to enjoy any planespotting or sightseeing at the PHX garage roof for example. Condor is the last and hopefully everlasting charter airline from the ones i grew...

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by TS-IOR
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 17212

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

Malaysia Rayani Air ceased operations. It can raise funds, obtain AOC and all the due diligence, but is it economically viable?! It's a business and even Halal businesses can fail if basic math is not met and even with travelling prayers broadcasted before take-off.

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by TS-IOR
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 250
Views: 17632

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

IIRC, Emirates used to be handled with stairs at TUN when they bring in the A340-500. Emirates A380 at CMN as well.

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by TS-IOR
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: bilaterals USA-Tunisia
Replies: 7
Views: 1139

Re: bilaterals USA-Tunisia

Varsity1 wrote:
Tunisia is free to negotiate a treaty. It's not that difficult of a process for small countries.


absolutely.. I wonder why the Foreign Affairs and the Transportation department didn't make the move towards it so it's ready whenever an airline expressed interest..

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by TS-IOR
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: bilaterals USA-Tunisia
Replies: 7
Views: 1139

Re: bilaterals USA-Tunisia

Even via a West African country and even for code-share rights an Air Transport Agreement between both parties is required. As per Dakar i don't think the Senegalese will allow because their newly established airline should receive two A330neo in the near future and North America should be a targete...

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: bilaterals USA-Tunisia
Replies: 7
Views: 1139

Re: bilaterals USA-Tunisia

There is not a single word about Tunisia on the DoT portal. Not in the Open Skies and not in the bilaterals lists of signing countries. Tough to envision them starting any time soon, in light of such. Is Tunis even FAA category1? Tunisia is not on the FAA IASA list, neither category 1 nor 2, maybe ...

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UK. Thomas Cook to return to Tunisia after 3yrs.
Replies: 3
Views: 705

Re: UK. Thomas Cook to return to Tunisia after 3yrs.

Back in the time this thread was started only 3 flights per week were planned by Thomas Cook UK for S18, but now other cities and frequencies were added to reach a 10 or dozen at some time, and 2019 is selling with even more connections. TUI as well, and Jet2 is mulling. I agree with the guy above, ...

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by TS-IOR
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: bilaterals USA-Tunisia
Replies: 7
Views: 1139

bilaterals USA-Tunisia

As Tunisair mulls to start New York, reportedly by the end of 2018 (crazy) or S19 the latest, and maybe with a YUL tag either way.. and all these brainstorming options.. I wondered what did the Air Traffic Agreement between the two parties define in terms of capacity, rights of traffic.. There is no...

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by TS-IOR
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada launches seasonal routes YYZ-KEF, YYZ-SNN, YUL-KEF, YUL-DUB
Replies: 27
Views: 3845

Re: Air Canada launches seasonal routes YYZ-KEF, YYZ-SNN, YUL-KEF, YUL-DUB

Also yesterday CMN switched operations from Rouge b767 to mainline Air Canada A330 six times a week. I'm just wondering (on this YUL-CMN route) how much market share AC has taken from Royal Air Maroc... RAM used to operate 2X during peak season including a 744, but now they seem stick to a single 7...

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