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by thgsr08
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL To Cancun from Brasilia
Replies: 8
Views: 1110

Re: GOL To Cancun from Brasilia

Great add from G3. However fly ~8h in a 7M8 confugured in all economy layout, 186 pax, 30' pitch hurts.

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by thgsr08
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air adds MAD-BOS/EWR/YYZ
Replies: 59
Views: 6069

Re: Primera Air adds MAD-BOS/EWR/YYZ

B737-9's range is not a concern here?

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by thgsr08
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: British Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon
Replies: 218
Views: 43744

Re: Rumour: British Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon

A35K is not the one to replace 744s? That's what I heard.

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by thgsr08
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare types 2019-2022
Replies: 24
Views: 2482

Re: Rare types 2019-2022

A318
B757-300
B773 (No ER)
F100

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by thgsr08
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia
Replies: 46
Views: 5574

Re: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia

Me too - I could see a 3x weekly dedicated AKL flight, and a 4x weekly dedicated SYD flight (with the SYD flight operating on the days that the QF non-stop SYD - SCL service doesn't operate on). Separately, both LA and NZ are recording strong demand on their AKL - South America routes, which is pro...

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by thgsr08
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia
Replies: 46
Views: 5574

Re: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia

I am surprised SYD hasn’t been delinked from AKL however. Me too - I could see a 3x weekly dedicated AKL flight, and a 4x weekly dedicated SYD flight (with the SYD flight operating on the days that the QF non-stop SYD - SCL service doesn't operate on). Separately, both LA and NZ are recording stron...

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by thgsr08
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia
Replies: 46
Views: 5574

Re: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia

The third destination could also be a tag on. PER/MEL/SCL? Industry seems to be moving away from tag ons except QR who use it to access rights eg DOH-SYD-CBR. Does LA show an appetite for tag ons else where beyond AKL? Maybe move SYD to non-Stop and do SCL-AKL-BNE? LA also offers daily SCL-MAD-FRA,...

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by thgsr08
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia
Replies: 46
Views: 5574

Re: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia

I don't believe in a 3rd Aussie destination, not anytime soon. It's a huge surprise that they're expanding to a 5th weekly flight on this section since the load factor haven't been that great latelly, around 60-75%. During the summer it reached peaks of 88%. But as we know, airlines are not only pax...

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by thgsr08
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

N538LA (ex LV-CKU 34628/941) was flown from MIA to AUH via BOG and REC on July 1st for conversion to cargo. It will be operated by LATAM Cargo. Yeah, you were right. I just don't understand why they don't convert older aicraft istead this one. It's because they're nearly worthless as pax haulers in...

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by thgsr08
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

No retrofit scheduled for this one, actually, I bet PT-MOG will be one of 767's to be converted into CARGO, just like PT-MOH. On related cargo conversion news, one of LATAM Argentina's 767 (LV-CKU 34628/941) operated its last passenger-carrying commercial flight on 10/6 (EZE-MIA) and is slated next...

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by thgsr08
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR - 787 glider list
Replies: 28
Views: 6460

Re: RR - 787 glider list

CC-BGE (787-9) just went to AUH (Jul16th).

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by thgsr08
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways plans to fly to 250 destinations by 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 9830

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

MNL
SFO
YVR
PDX
DSS
LIS
KIX
OOL
GIG
SCL

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by thgsr08
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM's first pax 77E on its way to SCL
Replies: 52
Views: 12423

Re: LATAM's first pax 77E on its way to SCL

According to planespotters, CC-BKA is ex-9V-SVD. VP-BDR is still at GIG.

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by thgsr08
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 777 retrofit, interesting twist
Replies: 77
Views: 11606

Re: DELTA Shuns 777 Economy Class Crush. Hello KLM, AA, AF, United?

Other airlines continuing 9 abreast on 777's : - Korean Airlines - Singapore Airlines http://www.i2clipart.com/cliparts/2/8/0/7/1280452807e772a46c59fa96620abc0f0306ba.png Add Virgin Australia to that list. Also, offering 3x3x3 seat config on its 777: - Air China - Air India - Egyptair - El Al - Eth...

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by thgsr08
Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus delivers first 280t a350 to Iberia
Replies: 61
Views: 14576

Re: Airbus delivers first 280t a350 to Iberia

I believe Iberia PE are 7 across not 8 Seat map confirms premium economy is 8 abreast on the A350, like most other airlines. The joke is easy....but see the reality....behind the row 21 https://imgur.com/a/6SC6sV4 Looking at the seat map, Finnair only fits in 15 rows in the left section from Doors ...

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by thgsr08
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's up with LAN's 787-8 reg. CC-BBG ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2462

Re: What's up with LAN's 787-8 reg. CC-BBG ?

12 is a lot to have grounded, how are they managing? Wet/dry lease? How is it that NZ had four grounded, but seem to have theirs back in the air? They have now 4 wet-lease a/c from WAMOS Air, 3 A332 and 1 747. Two 77E are joining the fleet soon, both ex-Vim Airlines. Also, LATAM Chile returned oper...

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by thgsr08
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's up with LAN's 787-8 reg. CC-BBG ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2462

Re: What's up with LAN's 787-8 reg. CC-BBG ?

I'm booked for a flight on October 1st on a LATAM 787 to EZE so I'm wondering if these engine issues mean that I'll end up flying on an A320 or something like that. most 787 flights from SCL-EZE is schdule on 767. if you're flying in Economy, great deal. If it's business, a small downgrade but noth...

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by thgsr08
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 787 engine issues: How do they decide which routes to keep the aircraft on?
Replies: 8
Views: 2675

Re: Norwegian 787 engine issues: How do they decide which routes to keep the aircraft on?

One of the staff said Boeing are having to cover the full costs of the plane hire etc. n This is an engine issue, no? Why would Boeing have to front the bill for that? Probably wrong information provided by the staff. Boeing has nothing to do with the RR issue. The staff may know half information :...

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by thgsr08
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's up with LAN's 787-8 reg. CC-BBG ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2462

Re: What's up with LAN's 787-8 reg. CC-BBG ?

LATAM has at least 12 787 parked awaiting for engines.

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by thgsr08
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 777 retirement and scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 269
Views: 61390

Re: The 777 retirement and scrapping thread - 2018

http://www.myairlease.com/available/ava ... _lease_777
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Any idea about what's gonna happen to PT-MUI, ex LATAM Brasil, parked at AUH since april? It's a 5 y.o aicraft with no more than 1800 cycles.

That plane is still available for leasing: http://www.myairlease.com/available/ava ... _lease_777

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MAH4546 wrote:
UPNYGuy wrote:
Miami wrote:

That will all change in the near future.


If that DOES change, I agree. B6 might set up shop.


It is changing.

https://www.thenextmiami.com/mia-switch ... ar-to-fll/


good news.

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by thgsr08
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any new low cost carriers to MIA?
Replies: 25
Views: 1780

Re: Any new low cost carriers to MIA?

Well, I don't think Norwegian AR would fly to MIA since it already flies to FLL from OSL. Also, there's no competition on EZE-FLL sector and FLL is cheaper to operate in. Level could be a good option, such as Wingo (is it right? The Colombian's CM "low-fare"?), Swoop could do it too but it...

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by thgsr08
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

Are you Sure? The plane is only 12y.o. All I know is that this one is going back to LA to join their fleet. There are others, 18y.o or even older to be "retired". Apparently this conversion had been scheduled for a while now. Another ex LATAM Chile 767 is scheduled to join LATAM Argentina...

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by thgsr08
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

I mean, they still do have A332s stored in QSC I believe. As for the rest of the fleet, I've all but given up trying to understand what they're doing. They've been deferring A359 deliveries, but the A35K ones are bound to start soon (next year, I believe?) It seems clear actually. Brasil to operate...

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by thgsr08
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

I mean, they still do have A332s stored in QSC I believe. As for the rest of the fleet, I've all but given up trying to understand what they're doing. They've been deferring A359 deliveries, but the A35K ones are bound to start soon (next year, I believe?) It seems clear actually. Brasil to operate...

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by thgsr08
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

I mean, they still do have A332s stored in QSC I believe. As for the rest of the fleet, I've all but given up trying to understand what they're doing. They've been deferring A359 deliveries, but the A35K ones are bound to start soon (next year, I believe?) Well, AFAIK, the last A332 left QSC last d...

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by thgsr08
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

PT-MOG is the oddball of JJ fleet, the only one with the old LA interior. How long it will take them to refit or retire this frame. No retrofit scheduled for this one, actually, I bet PT-MOG will be one of 767's to be converted into CARGO, just like PT-MOH. On related cargo conversion news, one of ...

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by thgsr08
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

They need to retrofit their 777 business cabins asap, I flew twice on those aircraft during last year and those cabins are in poor conditions with broken panels and seats, faulty on board entertainment systems and very dirty and worn seats and fixtures and fittings. Crew were very attentive but apo...

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by thgsr08
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

prchan wrote:
PT-MOG is the oddball of JJ fleet, the only one with the old LA interior. How long it will take them to refit or retire this frame.


No retrofit scheduled for this one, actually, I bet PT-MOG will be one of 767's to be converted into CARGO, just like PT-MOH.

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by thgsr08
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In what order/aircraft did EK launch US routes?
Replies: 30
Views: 2768

Re: In what order/aircraft did EK launch US routes?

According to Emirates website, in 2004... "Emirates makes its first flight to North America, a nonstop 14-hour flight to New York’s JFK Airport. This marks the first nonstop passenger service from the Middle East to North America, a continent that Mr. Flanagan describes, in aviation terms, as t...

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by thgsr08
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 next year fleet placement expectation
Replies: 36
Views: 6507

Re: LATAM Br 330 next year fleet placement expectation

Well, you're partially wrong. The 767 is an additional flight to LHR, as LA9458, always scheduled from JUN to AUG. Flight LA8084/85 continues with 77W and it'll only be switched when the larger A35K arrives to JJ fleet. LATAM has a great strategy having 3 different sized WB. It deploies the smaller,...

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by thgsr08
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8962

Re: What airliner is this?

If I'm not mistaken, It couldnt be AV as well. Avianca offers IFS on their A318/319/320/321 - information provided by SeatGuru. Unless it's O6, that doens't provide the system on its A318 and business class. Anyway, its hard to find out. I'm also quite sure that the image seen in the screen isn't a ...

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by thgsr08
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 Operators - Europe to Australia with One Stop - Possible?
Replies: 16
Views: 2811

Re: A330 Operators - Europe to Australia with One Stop - Possible?

Even the 767 could do it easily. These aircrafts are capable of flying 12h30/13h.

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by thgsr08
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adding Munich
Replies: 54
Views: 6495

Re: LATAM adding Munich

With A35Ks coming and A359s still flying for QR, what are the odds this goes A350 eventually, even if just due to slack in the fleet? They're def keeping the 763s busy. Honestly, I would be surprised at this point if the first A35Ks even got LA paint fresh out of TLS. Their last two A359s have been...

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by thgsr08
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adding Munich
Replies: 54
Views: 6495

Re: LATAM adding Munich

You guys keep saying that LH won't like this, but I think they will have to suck it up. Why? Because JJ still have codeshare agreements with LH group. O6 still don't offer the same connectivity as JJ. JJ and LH still need each other. Let's not forget that JJ have also applied to increase frequency ...

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by thgsr08
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adding Munich
Replies: 54
Views: 6495

Re: LATAM adding Munich

No other details so far but I could just imagine that it would likely be a daily 763 service. Any chance it could be a tag-on leg from Madrid like the Frankfurt flight? The article doesn't say if it will be direct or not. As it stands, the Business Class service aboard their FRA-MAD flight is the b...

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by thgsr08
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adding Munich
Replies: 54
Views: 6495

Re: LATAM adding Munich

I don't understand why there's comparasion with AV. AV flies from BOG and LATAM flies from GRU. If someone intends to go to MUC from GRU, the obvious choice would be a flight to MAD/LHR/CDG/MXP/FCO/BCN/FRA and then MUC, not GRU-BOG-MUC.

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by thgsr08
Fri May 25, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 33323

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

The new livery has been revealed and I think it provides a modern touch to a classic livery! Very curious to see this when it rolls out of the factory [url]https://twitter.com/AVgeeksTahiti/status/999906112865353728 [/url] https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DeBfi-qUwAAKtvL.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/...

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by thgsr08
Sat May 19, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two new GOL routes to Argentina
Replies: 5
Views: 499

Re: Two new GOL routes to Argentina

Flights starting with 9xxx in Brazil must be charters, seasonal, maintenance, deliveries or additional but not regular flights.

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by thgsr08
Thu May 17, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 3472

Re: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe

gatibosgru wrote:
How many 763s does LA Brasil have?


14 with Brazilian Rego and 6 chileans flying for JJ.

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by thgsr08
Thu May 17, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 76
Views: 9879

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

Well, it's gone.... AeroMexico in this week’s schedule update closed reservation for its planned service resumption on Mexico City – Barcelona route, nearly 3 weeks after the airline opened for reservation. The Skyeam member originally planned to operate this route 3 times a week with Boeing 787-8, ...

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by thgsr08
Thu May 17, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM fleet mismanagement
Replies: 23
Views: 4160

Re: LATAM fleet mismanagement

Although all LATAM Flights are now LA (JJ no longer used) the split between Brazil and Chile does still exist. All B787s are on Chile's Fleet while the A350s will only be on Brazil's Fleet. The B777s from Brazil will be retired/transferred to Chile (see other blogs on the subject). The B763s will c...

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by thgsr08
Thu May 17, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM fleet mismanagement
Replies: 23
Views: 4160

Re: LATAM fleet mismanagement

LATAM has been juggling equipment systemwide since the magnitude of the Trent 1000 (787) troubles became clear. I doubt that flying a 767-300ER under ETOPS 180 on this route is the desired long-term solution. Maybe LATAM Brasil might have a few 787s if the 787 fleet were at full strength, or maybe ...

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by thgsr08
Wed May 16, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 3472

Re: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe

LIS is a lock as soon as they can get the slots. They should have started flying to LIS 10 years ago. Taking so long to fly to LIS was a huge mistake they certainly regret now. Other than LIS, there's no realistic target for LATAM in Europe. When it comes to intercontinental routes, GRU-AKL-SYD see...

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by thgsr08
Wed May 16, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 3472

Re: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe

LIS was already announced, it woudn't be a guess to a next destination. The issue here is that Portugal government doesn't want to grant them slost, at least not for now, but the annoucement was made and anytime soon it can happen. DUB would be a good one, I've heard there're more Brazilians than Ir...

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by thgsr08
Tue May 15, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 3472

Re: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe

LATAM Brazil has launched new routes in recent years such as Johannesburg, Boston, Las Vegas, Tel Aviv and Rome But what will be your next route in Europe, and for this summer 2018 JJ has 7 daily flights to the old continent the GRU-FCO route quickly increased to a daily flight, in the past Varig g...

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by thgsr08
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM wet-leases a 747.
Replies: 83
Views: 16476

Re: LATAM wet-leases a 747.

https://ponteaerea.net/2018/04/24/latam-realiza-devolucao-de-boeing-777-300er/ Brazilian Aviation Blog is now reporting PT-MUI is en route to AUH, for maintenance and return to lessor. Not sure about accuracy considering everyone seems to have a different view of what LATAM will do with the 77W fle...

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by thgsr08
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM wet-leases a 747.
Replies: 83
Views: 16476

Re: LATAM wet-leases a 747.

I don't know how LATAM's passengers have or will react to these wet leases, but Avianca's operation with temporary leased A330s from WAMOS and Evelop has caused MAJOR upset among customers, many of which have flooded social media and newspapers with complaints and videos about the clearly inferior ...

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