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by C010T3
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4932

Re: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018

Listen, while I respect your opinion, it seems you harbor some negative feelings towards the LAN takeover of TAM. Not to be arrogant, but that is ancient history. Time to move on. No, I do not harbor any negative feelings towards the takeover. I even thought it would be a good thing, but LAN's mana...

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by C010T3
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4932

Re: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018

Just J/Y.h All these new JJ flights are made possible by the exodus of surplus 767s from LATAM's Chilean franchise that are finding their way to the Brazilian franchise. LATAM Chile is now an all 787 and A320 family operator on its pax services. All flights would have been possible with the 332 fle...

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by C010T3
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4932

Re: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018

Just J/Y. All these new JJ flights are made possible by the exodus of surplus 767s from LATAM's Chilean franchise that are finding their way to the Brazilian franchise. LATAM Chile is now an all 787 and A320 family operator on its pax services. All flights would have been possible with the 332 fleet.

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by C010T3
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby: I expect UA will become the world's largest airline
Replies: 96
Views: 16301

Re: Kirby: I expect we’ll become [united] the worlds largest airline

I'll believe it when MWAA breaks ground for the construction of Tier 2 at IAD.

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by C010T3
Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian to Buenos Aires EZE
Replies: 51
Views: 9480

Re: Ethiopian to Buenos Aires EZE

Your assumption that the service will be daily is premature. The service will be 5x weekly if they follow the slots they were allocated. You may obtain information online: https://sistemas.anac.gov.br/sas/temporadas/view/frmConsultaBases.aspx It will be Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and ...

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by C010T3
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF (Joon) and KLM to serve Fortaleza, Brazil
Replies: 24
Views: 4270

Re: AF (Joon) and KLM to serve Fortaleza, Brazil

Well, I guess that Fortaleza is closer than Bangkok...

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by C010T3
Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brazil to start GRU-JFK service
Replies: 5
Views: 1425

Re: Avianca Brazil to start GRU-JFK service

F27500 wrote:
Is there a real need for ANOTHER carrier on GRU-NYC?


Perhaps this will force LATAM to reduce service back do daily.

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by C010T3
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways announces beginning of services to GIG and SCL
Replies: 30
Views: 7716

Re: Qatar Airways announces beginning of services to GIG and SCL

This departure time out of GIG to DOH will not be popular. No Brazilian airline staff in their right mind would schedule a long-haul flight leaving GIG at 5:45 am. The road to GIG is not particularly safe in the middle of the night. That is simply not true. There are no reports of the road being pa...

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by C010T3
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul upgauges EZE
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Re: Azul upgauges EZE

dcajet, I thought you knew what would happen if there ever were open skies between Brazil and Argentina.

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by C010T3
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/10/2017: UA Adds EWR-BGR, ORD-CGI, ORD-UIN, Resumes ORD-PBI
Replies: 31
Views: 8646

Re: OAG Changes 9/10/2017: UA Adds EWR-BGR, ORD-CGI, ORD-UIN, Resumes ORD-PBI

ahj2000 wrote:
Best of luck to O6, but I wonder how LATAM and AA will respond.
Thanks Enilria!


I don't think it they need to respond. DL, on the other hand, blew it when they launched JFK-GIG, but partially retreated. It was a knee jerk reaction to the USD/BRL spike.

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by C010T3
Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities
Replies: 13
Views: 3398

Re: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities

The question remains at when YQB will be added.

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by C010T3
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 223
Views: 24784

Re: DL add IND-CDG

jbs2886 wrote:
C010T3 wrote:
It's a shame... Hoosiers would get much better service at AMS.


So you'd rather AMS or no service? The old adage, beggars can't be choosers, applies here.


I'm afraid you're right.

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by C010T3
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 223
Views: 24784

Re: DL add IND-CDG

It's a shame... Hoosiers would get much better service at AMS.

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by C010T3
Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Royal Air Maroc to order 4 x 789
Replies: 38
Views: 10260

Re: Royal Air Maroc to add 3 763 and 2 789

EZE makes a lot of sense. If they manage to build a good connecting bank for GIG, GRU and EZE, they can be very successful.

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by C010T3
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 316
Views: 40647

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

Perhaps GIG is the furthest point in South Latin America that they would have any slightest possibility to fly to and supposingly any aircrafts that can do GIG can also do GRU? And Rio probably also give audience a stronger feeling than GRU when we are talking about a PR project Even though GIG lie...

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by C010T3
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 316
Views: 40647

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

How come nobody has mentioned PAR & RIO as well as LHR & NYC? See QFs Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Qantas/?hc_ref=ARR_ui7SnUTfqBhtdttBO47UAaW2uP65tZ95j1aQFUYDYY0xwlvzsOyHzqXFXyO7w_0&fref=nf&sw_fnr_id=5953266&fnr_t=0 See the project Sunrise post. Gemuser It is just ...

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by C010T3
Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 966
Views: 162389

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Competition wise, the newspapers said that a full merger of AB & LH (group) will result in a 92% market share of the combined entity within Germany. That is significant. Nevertheless, I believe that the transaction should be analyzed from a slot standpoint only. Domestic flying in Germany is no...

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by C010T3
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil asks WTO for resolution body as talks fail with Canada over Bombardier state aid
Replies: 21
Views: 2505

Re: Brazil asks WTO for resolution body as talks fail with Canada over Bombardier state aid

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombardie ... ontroversy
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OA940 wrote:
So, is Canada actually helping BBD illegally or is Brazil just hoping for more sales on its own planes?


Oh, they have a long history of bickering:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombardie ... ontroversy

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by C010T3
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT
Replies: 63
Views: 16047

Re: Air Canada to make major Montreal announcement on 08/23

Is that an annual thing now?

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by C010T3
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA invents new airport. "San Francisco Oakland"
Replies: 101
Views: 14399

Re: BA invents new airport. "San Francisco Oakland"

There are some cities that suffer from inferiority complex. Instead of recognizing the fact that the metropolitan area is named after another e people know the region because of it, they still struggle with it and make such mistakes like not naming the airport after the better known city. The airpor...

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by C010T3
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 966
Views: 162389

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Not a problem - earlier this year, AB applied for a 2nd AOC, called Air Berlin Aeronautics, with the intention of placing the wet-lease flying for EW under it. But it also opens the door to the creation of a "good" airline and a "bad" airline. So there's your other AOC already. ...

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by C010T3
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 966
Views: 162389

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Niki would fit perfectly into Condor, but could also oerate as a stand-alone. Forget about some Phoenex-from-the-ashes Swiss style. AB is done and gone. Wjatever routes LH nd U2 pick, the lower Leasing and Overhead costs will make the difference and the successor can only achieve that under the umb...

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by C010T3
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 966
Views: 162389

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

I might be wrong, but from what I have been reading a dispute between Lufthansa and Easyjet has developed around the question of which company will take over Niki. Perhaps Easyjet wants Niki in order to accelerate its plans under the Austrian AOC, but Niki also seems to be the only entity that can b...

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by C010T3
Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested
Replies: 58
Views: 13020

Re: Norwegian AIr Argentina: final list of routes authority requested

When will Argentina reform its Byzantine regulations and proceedings?

One simple rule could spare everyone of these shenanigans. All route authorities should expire after 180 days of dormancy.

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by C010T3
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 966
Views: 162389

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Considering how constrained TXL is, I assume that the slots over there also have value. They have no value. LHR is the only Airport where you can trade slots My comment was a reference to the reports that AB's slots were used as collateral to the KfW. Somebody mentioned that only the slots of DUS a...

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by C010T3
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 966
Views: 162389

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Considering how constrained TXL is, I assume that the slots over there also have value.

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by C010T3
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 966
Views: 162389

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

It was the same reason Air Berlin started as "Air Berlin USA". The carriers into Berlin back when the city was divided were only allowed to be flag carriers from the US, France, or the UK. As such, they kept their original country's branding. That could have been the case, but it was not....

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by C010T3
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 966
Views: 162389

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Air Berlin declares 'insolvency' in a peak summer month !! August sees the highest cash flow...... this clearly indicates its financial position = pretty desperate. Most airlines fold in February or March, at the end of a long winter........ when cash flow is at its lowest. Well, not when the insol...

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by C010T3
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 966
Views: 162389

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Insolvency transforms the whole situation. It allows the politicians to look past the antitrust laws.
There are a lot of arguments against a full takeover of Air Berlin by Lufthansa, but arguments against unemployment will probably defeat them, if Lufthansa shows interest.

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by C010T3
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RAM restructures flights to Brazil
Replies: 6
Views: 1901

Re: RAM restructures flights to Brazil

It seems like CN has the European traveler in mind, rather than the Brazilian traveler outside of GIG & GRU, judging from the schedules. This change also seems a net gain for both cities in terms of seats offered, another indication that the worst is over in Brazil, at least, travel-wise. AT is...

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by C010T3
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RAM restructures flights to Brazil
Replies: 6
Views: 1901

Re: RAM restructures flights to Brazil

TheLion wrote:
Fair points. The arrival times are too late for diverse connection opportunities. Hopefully they'll soon realise this and work to adjust their offering.


Considering how easy it is to study the feeder flights at both gateways, it seems that it is not their priority to serve other markets.

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by C010T3
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca will start GRU-JFK next December
Replies: 5
Views: 1406

Re: Avianca will start GRU-JFK next December

Filed schedule is:

O68550 daily 332 GRU 2345 JFK 0630+1
O68551 daily 332 JFK 2335 GRU 1235+1

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by C010T3
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways to increase GIG to daily
Replies: 27
Views: 4312

Re: British Airways to increase GIG to daily

There is an ASA between the UK and Brazil in force, so this market will not be affected like other where the ASA in force is with the EU.

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by C010T3
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways to launch Nashville
Replies: 266
Views: 30756

Re: British Airways to launch Nashville

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1368343
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It's funny that the flight is coming after this discussion last month: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1368343

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by C010T3
Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Austral will replace their E-190 with 737s
Replies: 28
Views: 4460

Re: AR mulls retiring entire E190 fleet

Argentina has plenty of smaller destinations for which the fleet makes sense, but I guess that is not the point.

May the best carriers survive the bloodbath.

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by C010T3
Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance/KLM buys significant stake in VS and extends partnership with DL/MU
Replies: 180
Views: 22303

Re: AirFrance/KLM buys significant stake in VS and extends partnership with DL/MU

People are all so worried about the ownership restrictions... They are not so relevant. Most routes are to the US anyway. Delta can just absorb Virgin Atlantic and cancel the few routes it can not fly on it own right. IMHO they should just use the JV as an excuse to introduce a common product standa...

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by C010T3
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG CHanges 7/23/2017:AA Drops DCA-FLL/LAX-CUN, SY Drops DCA, UA Adds LAX-SGU/DEN-PUB
Replies: 78
Views: 12520

Re: OAG CHanges 7/23/2017:AA Drops DCA-FLL/LAX-CUN, SY Drops DCA, UA Adds LAX-SGU/DEN-PUB

enilria wrote:
DL JFK-GIG MAR 0.5>0.1


Well, Delta might regret this... AD is increasing service to the US and O6 is preparing to launch GRU-NYC...

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by C010T3
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Third runway for BER Airport proposed - check-in at BER, runway in distant Sperenberg (29,9 km)!
Replies: 87
Views: 15318

Re: Third runway for BER Airport proposed - check-in at BER, runway in distant Sperenberg (29,9 km)!

TXL and SXF today: In 2016 32,9 million passengers were cleared thru the two existing Berlin airports. As you can see, these are 5,9 million more than the max capacity of BER standalone. Even if it is not the plan, I think the added terminal capacity of SXF+BER should always be considered, since ke...

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by C010T3
Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Third runway for BER Airport proposed - check-in at BER, runway in distant Sperenberg (29,9 km)!
Replies: 87
Views: 15318

Re: Third runway for BER Airport proposed - check-in at BER, runway in distant Sperenberg (29,9 km)!

What an insane idea... it would be less costly to pay to wipe the towns in the flight path of BER.

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by C010T3
Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gol launches ad campaign distancing itself from its LCLF brand positioning
Replies: 5
Views: 1171

Re: Gol launches ad campaign distancing itself from its LCLF brand positioning

AtomicGarden wrote:
I beg your pardon, what does LCLF? Low Cost-Low Frills?


Low cost, low fare.

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by C010T3
Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German federal transport minister wants TXL to be kept open
Replies: 84
Views: 10113

Re: German federal transport minister wants TXL to be kept open

Uh, experts have said otherwise. It's located in a yuuuge forested area. Yes, exactly why it should be left to become part of it. Imagine the protests if the forest around the old airfield had to make place for airport development. An airport at Sperenberg could even be called Berlin/Wittenberg, th...

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by C010T3
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gol launches ad campaign distancing itself from its LCLF brand positioning
Replies: 5
Views: 1171

Gol launches ad campaign distancing itself from its LCLF brand positioning

Gol is launching a new ad campaign this Sunday. It's called "New Gol - New times in the air". A sneak preview is already on YouTube. It clearly highlights how they are evolving, changing, adding space and comfort, investing in technology and customer service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

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by C010T3
Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German federal transport minister wants TXL to be kept open
Replies: 84
Views: 10113

Re: German federal transport minister wants TXL to be kept open

Dobrindt is just a disappointment. All he understands is dealing with bypass routes in Bavaria. BER is not too small for anything. It will be able to operate at overcapacity like TXL much smoother, so keeping TXL is just creating a problem for the difficult decisions that will become necessary for t...

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by C010T3
Tue Jul 04, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latam starts GIG-MCO
Replies: 13
Views: 2488

Re: Latam starts GIG-MCO

Mistral1 wrote:
Great, GIG needs more routes after all the airlines that have left that market.


Which ones?

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by C010T3
Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brazil adds Salvador da Bahia – Bogota
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Re: Avianca Brazil adds Salvador da Bahia – Bogota

That's another cross-subsidized flight being flown from Northern Brazilian cities. It does not matter if this flight is successful or not. It can run empty for all they care. That flight alone allows O6 to pay 12%, instead of 18%, on jet fuel tax for all of its domestic flights departing cities in ...

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by C010T3
Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brazil adds Salvador da Bahia – Bogota
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Re: Avianca Brazil adds Salvador da Bahia – Bogota

That's another cross-subsidized flight being flown from Northern Brazilian cities. It does not matter if this flight is successful or not. It can run empty for all they care. That flight alone allows O6 to pay 12%, instead of 18%, on jet fuel tax for all of its domestic flights departing cities in t...

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by C010T3
Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP A330-300 Special Liveries
Replies: 81
Views: 24437

Re: TAP A330-300 Special Liveries

gatibosgru wrote:
As a Brazilian, I completely and wholeheartedly disagree. But now we're going off topic.


Please enlighten us how the livery reminds you of Portuguese colonization and how that is offending to you.

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by C010T3
Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Lufthansa intercontinental routes
Replies: 135
Views: 30362

Re: New Lufthansa intercontinental routes

How would replacing C, D, E with a mirror of Z and A help? Would that even be possible? It looks like it would end up coming pretty close to the A3, plus would require the removal of a stack of buildings between T1 and T2. If you were doing that much work, would it then make sense to go for a linea...

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by C010T3
Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP A330-300 Special Liveries
Replies: 81
Views: 24437

Re: TAP A330-300 Special Liveries

It's almost shocking that none of the news outlets in Portugal have reported this as of this morning. just lots of bickering about the new administration and the close encounter with a drone. As beautiful as this livery is I have to question the decision to fly this plane to Brazil and Africa. This...

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