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by artofzen
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 152
Views: 12161

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Rumor has it Flynas is buying troubled Pakistani carrier Shaheen Air, which is currently only allowed to operate Haj flights, previous routes included Kuwait, 4 points in UAE, one each in Oman and China, prior to that Qatar, one point in Iran and Malaysia were served too.

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by artofzen
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudia suspends Canada service
Replies: 97
Views: 13938

Re: Saudia suspends Canada service

Yes, but then it went onto U.S/Canada dealings.

limeyptwo wrote:
Does AC have a service there?

Maybe codeshare on Lufthansa.

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by artofzen
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudia suspends Canada service
Replies: 97
Views: 13938

Re: Saudia suspends Canada service

No other country has spoken out in support of Canada. The silence is really telling, only Amnesty International is behind Canada. Again. Another thread turned into a Trump USA debate. Most of the comments here have nothing to do with the matter at hand which is a dispute between Canada and Saudi Ar...

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by artofzen
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad
Replies: 20
Views: 4775

Re: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad

Permission to allow A380 put on hold till new govt takes over, they will decide whether to grant once weekly or four or deny.

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by artofzen
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways deboards Indian family over ‘crying’ of 3-year-old child
Replies: 92
Views: 6772

Re: British Airways deboards Indian family over ‘crying’ of 3-year-old child

I bet if AI or 9W was involved the comments would be very diffent from both sides, Indians defending and non-Indians critisizing.

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by artofzen
Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudia suspends Canada service
Replies: 97
Views: 13938

Re: Saudia suspends Canada service

As for pulling all the students, I think most people's reaction is that this is great news, because we are experiencing severe housing shortage in major cities and rents are pushed sky-high in recent years. Pulling 12000 students mean freeing 12000 apartment units in major cities in a very short ti...

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by artofzen
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 70
Views: 5827

Re: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018

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First PIA A320 painted in revised livery as worn by some 777s https://www.facebook.com/planespottersp ... 53/?type=3

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by artofzen
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 70
Views: 5827

Re: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018

Markhor logo still adorns A320 AP-BLU and was misreported as having been removed, latest pic http://i67.tinypic.com/2ivk9vo.jpg PIA is also to order 7000 model aircraft of 772ER in 1:200 scale, in new livery. Actually Shaheen has suspended all international and domestic operations, only Haj services...

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by artofzen
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA booted a Cellist from the Aircraft (did not allow the Cello on a paid ticket)
Replies: 163
Views: 15184

Re: AA booted a Cellist from the Aircraft (did not allow the Cello on a paid ticket)

Aircraft was a 737 https://kopitiambot.com/2018/08/04/american-airlines-kicks-chinese-music-student-off-flight-says-to-buy-1st-class-ticket-to-get-home/ Pilot doing victory sign as she leaves was strange. While she was leaving, the pilot claimed that he was hit with her cello which caused him to ble...

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by artofzen
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 152
Views: 12161

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Vistara is expected to start Kuwait, Riyadh and Jeddah in 2019, all from Delhi.

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by artofzen
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 70
Views: 5827

Re: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018

Actually Shaheen has suspended all international and domestic operations, only Haj services are allowed by CAA.

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by artofzen
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Aviation Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 535

Re: Malaysia Aviation Thread

Indigo plans to launch KL somewhere between October and March, will it work considering other Indian carriers left?

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by artofzen
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 70
Views: 5827

Re: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018

Shaheen has officially ended Guangzhou route, initially a few services were canceled due to ongoing financial situation over the past week. Shaheen MD/owners mother.. a Canadian lady, who was or is one of the board of directors, has intervened and stopped the airline from reducing employees. Over 20...

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by artofzen
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 155
Views: 31586

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

Markhor logo was removed from A320 AP-BLU today at Karachi, the only aircraft to have worn it. Later it operated a flight to Islamabad.

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