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by C010T3
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces 2019 schedule changes
Replies: 78
Views: 15068

Re: Major Emirates schedule reduction in South America

ShinyAndChrome wrote:
Brazil and Argentina's economies aren't doing so hot right now so that could be part of it. Since the SCL flight routes through Brazil, it would also be affected by any deterioration in that market.


If SCL had demand, the 77W would be used on the days the flights is operated there.

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by C010T3
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United #2 Airline Again (Revenue Passenger Miles)
Replies: 50
Views: 8655

Re: United #2 Airline Again

flyguy84 wrote:
They’ll never force AA out. But they will be able to begin adding more flights and continue to upguage....


They could though increase the heat in the long- haul market from ORD. That would be a step in decreasing the importance of AA at ORD, if they were to abandon intercontinental routes.

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by C010T3
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul suspends POA-COR and POA-ROS
Replies: 3
Views: 787

Re: Azul suspends POA-COR and POA-ROS

AD would have to increase connectivity at POA in order for those routes to work. The economy of Rio Grande do Sul is not very interconnected to that of Argentina.

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by C010T3
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil retreats from GIG as long-haul gateway
Replies: 30
Views: 4768

Re: LATAM Brazil retreats from GIG as long-haul gateway

Trash yields are being generated by non-GIG/GRU flights. GIG is paying the price for the unsustainable strategy of launching several flights from FOR, BSB etc. That came on top of the GRU-JFK/MIA flights that were launched by O6 which are do not have very healthy loads. Another phenomenon is the fac...

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by C010T3
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil retreats from GIG as long-haul gateway
Replies: 30
Views: 4768

Re: LATAM Brazil retreats from GIG as long-haul gateway

BSB has been a domestic hub for JJ for years since before the merger.

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by C010T3
Sat Dec 22, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil retreats from GIG as long-haul gateway
Replies: 30
Views: 4768

LATAM Brazil retreats from GIG as long-haul gateway

LATAM has issued a communication to travel agents informing that both GIG-MIA and GIG-MCO routes will cease to be operated. With the end of IATA Winter 2018/2019 season, long-haul flying by LATAM Brazil at GIG will be history. In Portuguese: https://www.latamtrade.com/pt_br/comunicados/Suspension_de...

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by C010T3
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ask DOT for flexibility to move Haneda gateways
Replies: 144
Views: 19143

Re: Delta ask DOT for flexibility to move Haneda gateways

We all knew this was coming the second Delta applied for MSP-HND. Even if they are successful at obtaining flexibility, they will stay put until the new frequencies are allocated.

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by C010T3
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil: Foreign Ownership Limit of Airlines Eliminated
Replies: 42
Views: 4794

Re: Brazil: Foreign Ownership Limit of Airlines Eliminated

In theory, it is immediately valid, but nobody will act on it until it is signed off by Congress, because the measure loses effect if not.

If ever approved by Congress, I don’t think anyone should fear the measure being reversed. The ownership structure would be grandfathered.

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by C010T3
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brasil declares bankruptcy
Replies: 50
Views: 13300

Re: Avianca Brasil sinking in debt

They have filed for the equivalent of a Chapter 11 protection.

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by C010T3
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul to fly between Campinas VCP and Buenos Aires EZE
Replies: 2
Views: 498

Re: Azul to fly between Campinas VCP and Buenos Aires EZE

Well, I haven't seen any explanation from either side on how the change was agreed. Considering that no new frequency has been granted to Azul within the terms of the bilateral agreement, which would have been published by the Brazilian ANAC, those frequencies can only have been granted through the ...

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by C010T3
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brasil declares bankruptcy
Replies: 50
Views: 13300

Re: Avianca Brasil sinking in debt

The merger never happened, because the Efromovich brothers wanted to use it to dilute the other AV shareholders. The issue is that O6 never reached the point in which that became attractive for them to pursue.

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by C010T3
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/2/2018:AM Adds DTW-SLP;DL Cuts DTW-GRU;DY Adds BOS-FCO/MAD;F9 Changes;JJ Drops FOR-MCO;UA Drops PSP-ORD
Replies: 50
Views: 9619

Re: OAG Changes 12/2/2018:AM Adds DTW-SLP;DL Cuts DTW-GRU;DY Adds BOS-FCO/MAD;F9 Changes;JJ Drops FOR-MCO;UA Drops PSP-O

bkflyguy wrote:
enilria wrote:
**DL DTW-GRU APR 0.4>0[0.4] MAY 0.5>0[0.4] JUN 0.4>0[0.4] JUL 0.4>0[0.4] AUG 0.4>0[0.5] SEP 0.4>0[0.4]


And so begins the de-hubbing of Detroit. :duck:


It‘s just a natural reaction to Brazilian airlines throwing capacity at the market, while demand is still not responding.

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by C010T3
Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern plots global growth from Guangzhou and Beijing
Replies: 70
Views: 15718

Re: China Southern plots global growth from Guangzhou and Beijing

* to fly to South America within the next three years * to open more African destinations Well, that could be combined. In terms of equipment range, it will be an issue to reach South America without an intermediate stop. The closest point to South America which could reached and also being interes...

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by C010T3
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian drops LGW-SIN and announces LGW-GIG
Replies: 84
Views: 16461

Re: Norwegian drops LGW-SIN and announces LGW-GIG

Hadn't BA gone Worldwide at GIG?

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by C010T3
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian drops LGW-SIN and announces LGW-GIG
Replies: 84
Views: 16461

Re: Norwegian drops LGW-SIN and announces LGW-GIG

https://sistemas.anac.gov.br/sas/regist ... futuro.csv
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Norwegian's filing before the Brazilian ANAC effective March 31, 2019:

DI7501 1-3-5-7 789 LGW 1200 GIG 1925
DI7502 1-3-5-7 789 GIG 2225 LGW 1335+1

https://sistemas.anac.gov.br/sas/regist ... futuro.csv

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by C010T3
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10
Replies: 101
Views: 23464

Re: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10

SuperTwin wrote:
That’s a great looking plane.

Some years down the line when the -10 gets the ‘ER’ treatment, I imagine this thing will be pretty enticing for fleet planners the world ‘round.


It would have looked even better in Rising Blue.

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by C010T3
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR1303 MIA-EZE hits severe turbulence, 10-15 hurt
Replies: 34
Views: 7555

Re: AR1303 MIA-EZE hits severe turbulence, 10-15 hurt

Rio Branco lies in the Northwest of Brazil, so the incident actually took place a little bit past mid-flight.
The injuries seem not to have been so serious, otherwise they would have diverted to VVI.

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by C010T3
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ends Hamburg for good
Replies: 69
Views: 13121

Re: United ends Hamburg for good

It shocks me how limited long-haul flying is from German cities other than FRA and MUC. I compare it with Canada, where cities like YOW, YHZ, YEG all have long-haul flights even though they're far smaller than HAM. You shouldn't, since North America does not have the coverage of intercontinental hu...

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by C010T3
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rio de Janeiro GIG plans for Terminal 1
Replies: 1
Views: 557

Re: Rio de Janeiro GIG plans for Terminal 1

Terminal 1 has become sort of a pier to Terminal 2. Even though all of its terminal facilities are still intact, it has become a mere domestic concourse. You could even call it Pier North, since it’s usage is equivalent to the new Pier South. Pier South has a convertible section, since international...

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by C010T3
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to launch FRA-AUS in May '19, switch FRA-KIX to MUC, increase MUC-ICN, MUC-SIN, new MUC-BKK
Replies: 102
Views: 20535

Re: Lufthansa to launch FRA-AUS in May '19, switch FRA-KIX to MUC, increase MUC-ICN, MUC-SIN, new MUC-BKK

airbazar wrote:
BA will also continue to grow in LHR for the next 10 years. Are you saying LHR is not highly congested and out of slots?


There is really no comparison.

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by C010T3
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to launch FRA-AUS in May '19, switch FRA-KIX to MUC, increase MUC-ICN, MUC-SIN, new MUC-BKK
Replies: 102
Views: 20535

Re: Lufthansa to launch FRA-AUS in May '19, switch FRA-KIX to MUC, increase MUC-ICN, MUC-SIN, new MUC-BKK

That's great news for AUS, but I was really hoping for a flight to STL first. With the addition of Bayer due to the Monsanto takeover, along with AB InBev, Merck, Nestlé, JAB etc., Lufthansa has plenty of companies in its catchment area for the flight to work. MUC is highly congested and nearly out ...

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by C010T3
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 305
Views: 34254

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

UARNO88 wrote:
So long LH in CLT. I don’t see any way that this route can sustain two carriers.


It is more probable that LH retaliates by launching FRA at CLT and MUC at PHL.

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by C010T3
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 305
Views: 34254

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLG/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

It is just incredible how American struggles at FRA.

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by C010T3
Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian has applied for a Brazilian operating license
Replies: 26
Views: 5491

Re: Norwegian has applied for a Brazilian operating license

The permission to operate in Brazil as a foreign carrier does not mean anything. That is necessary if the airline wants to issue tickets from a Brazilian POS.
In this case, it is more than that, but it is not an AOC application.

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by C010T3
Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Applies to Combine its two Atlantic JVs into Unified Venture
Replies: 21
Views: 4982

Re: Delta Applies to Combine its two Atlantic JVs into Unified Venture

Is this like a last minute filing, so that the JV is approved before Brexit potentially complicates things?

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by C010T3
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina deregulates its domestic airfares
Replies: 25
Views: 3380

Re: Argentina deregulates its domestic airfares

The real deregulation in Argentina will take place when route authorities are no longer required for domestic flights.

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by C010T3
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Moxy Airways annoys me.
Replies: 13
Views: 2166

Re: Why Moxy Airways annoys me.

Actually, Neeleman has acquired Cypriot citizenship according to some reports months ago.

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by C010T3
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM ‘Officially’ Announces Lisbon
Replies: 22
Views: 2833

Re: LATAM ‘Officially’ Announces Lisbon

The 343s are not going to be retrofitted, since they are already so old that they should have actually bern retired already.

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by C010T3
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adding Munich
Replies: 54
Views: 6616

Re: LATAM adding Munich

It is not about hurting anything. It is about not having resumed the route before the competition had the idea of even starting it.

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by C010T3
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM ‘Officially’ Announces Lisbon
Replies: 22
Views: 2833

Re: LATAM ‘Officially’ Announces Lisbon

If either TP pulls out of OPO-Brazil, we might something someday. Until then, be glad if OPO-GRU goes daily on TP itself, which would already be something.

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by C010T3
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adding Munich
Replies: 54
Views: 6616

Re: LATAM adding Munich

ojjunior wrote:
Do you guys realize JJ no longer exists, right?


Of course it does. Even if JJ does not appear as a marketing code in moat flight, its ICAO will not disappear at all.

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by C010T3
Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adding Munich
Replies: 54
Views: 6616

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 C010T3
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adding Munich
Replies: 54
Views: 6616

Re: LATAM adding Munich

LH will not like this.

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by C010T3
Sat May 26, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Brazil open skies agreement finally approved
Replies: 60
Views: 6962

Re: US-Brazil open skies agreement finally approved

I have a one-word response to your entire argument: Viracopos. If I type in “SAO” I get three choices: GRU, CGH, and VCP. Same if I type in “NYC.” I get EWR, JFK, and LGA. Further, the Dumb Brazilian isn’t sustaining a route to New York. Give it a rest, bud. VCP is actually exactly the model that E...

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by C010T3
Sat May 26, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Brazil open skies agreement finally approved
Replies: 60
Views: 6962

Re: US-Brazil open skies agreement finally approved

So.....if you're referencing travellers who "go to NYC once or twice in their lifetime" then why would they matter with respect to an airline successfully launching a route? That's something that's not a deep consideration for network planners. VC10er, in their post, correctly stated that...

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by C010T3
Sat May 26, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Brazil open skies agreement finally approved
Replies: 60
Views: 6962

Re: US-Brazil open skies agreement finally approved

GIG has a healthy demand to/from the Northeast and Canada. If UA invested in the market, they could be succesful. A major hindrance though is the fact that airport does not call itself “New York”. That keeps away the incoming tourist traffic. Good answer, but partially right there. Although the air...

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by C010T3
Fri May 25, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Brazil open skies agreement finally approved
Replies: 60
Views: 6962

Re: US-Brazil open skies agreement finally approved

GIG has a healthy demand to/from the Northeast and Canada. If UA invested in the market, they could be succesful. A major hindrance though is the fact that airport does not call itself “New York”. That keeps away the incoming tourist traffic.

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by C010T3
Wed May 23, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil Airports running on low fuel reserves due to truck drivers strike
Replies: 21
Views: 3452

Re: BSB Airport running on low fuel reserves due to truck drivers strike

AFAIK, only GIG and GRU are equipped with pipelines for jet fuel, so if this goes on...

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by C010T3
Sun May 20, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC rolls out game-changing policies abandoning “One Route One Carrier” restriction in a gradual manner
Replies: 42
Views: 9051

Re: CAAC rolls out game-changing policies abandoning “One Route One Carrier” restriction in a gradual manner

I think it is a shame that they won't adopt a more logical plan. Considering the nature of the Chinese market, they could evolve to a "one gateway, one airline" policy. It would make much more sense all intercontinental routes from each major airport in China is flown by one local carrier....

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by C010T3
Thu May 17, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM fleet mismanagement
Replies: 23
Views: 4216

Re: LATAM fleet mismanagement

JJ hasn‘t been taking all 350 that Airbus is delivering.

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by C010T3
Wed May 16, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 3525

Re: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe

ZRH is the only other viable alternative after LIS. If they launch MUC, LH will drive them away from the market.
AMS could come in third.

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by C010T3
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to start Madrid-Rio de Janeiro-Cataratas del Iguazú (IGR)
Replies: 17
Views: 3544

Re: Air Europa to start Madrid-Rio de Janeiro-Cataratas del Iguazú (IGR)

The news deserve a dedicated thread. The runway works in course are paying off for IGR.

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by C010T3
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to Swap A330 with B737 on DUS-EWR
Replies: 18
Views: 5916

Re: Lufthansa to Swap A330 with B737 on DUS-EWR

Considering how LH is dropping the route in 2019 anyway, it is no wonder that it is treated as the stepchild.

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by C010T3
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA operate Ex-US Airways Aircraft strictly at former US-Airways hubs?
Replies: 36
Views: 5503

Re: Why does AA operate Ex-US Airways Aircraft strictly at former US-Airways hubs?

Despite the fact that UA indeed started mixing operations before crew integration, I believe that the integration itself from a training perspective was much simpler at UA. CO already operated 767 and 777. There was extensive fleet commonality, whereas that is not the case in the merged AA.

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by C010T3
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil to fly 5th freedom between Argentina and Peru
Replies: 21
Views: 1491

Re: LATAM Brazil to fly 5th freedom between Argentina and Peru

Open skies between Peru and Argentina would allow airlines from these two countries to serve the market without the need of having an airline from a third operating a flight between them. Considering additional layovers and everything, the labour cost in Brazil would have to be substantially lower,...

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by C010T3
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil to fly 5th freedom between Argentina and Peru
Replies: 21
Views: 1491

Re: LATAM Brazil to fly 5th freedom between Argentina and Peru

Considering how the Argentinian government was not able to tame the unions at AR, the evolution is taking a long time. Considering how Brazil has open skies with all other countries in South American, expect for Argentina, Bolivia, Venezuela and France, it would be very easy for Argentina to achiev...

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by C010T3
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil to fly 5th freedom between Argentina and Peru
Replies: 21
Views: 1491

Re: LATAM Brazil to fly 5th freedom between Argentina and Peru

Considering how the Argentinian government was not able to tame the unions at AR, the evolution is taking a long time. Considering how Brazil has open skies with all other countries in South American, expect for Argentina, Bolivia, Venezuela and France, it would be very easy for Argentina to achieve...

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by C010T3
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines announces service between LAX and Buenos Aires
Replies: 111
Views: 22696

Re: American Airlines announces service between LAX and Buenos Aires

https://www.regulations.gov/document?D= ... -0051-0001
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Despite the intentions of flying LAX-EZE only 3x weekly, American has applied for 7 weekly frequencies:

https://www.regulations.gov/document?D= ... -0051-0001

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