Experiences with Air Cote d'Ivoire?

Old Oct 25, 18, 3:18 pm
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Experiences with Air Cote d'Ivoire?

I need to fly ABJ-LBV--Air Cote d'Ivoire is the nonstop option though it's last flight of the day. I get the sense that Air Cote d'Ivoire is fairly reliable, but would love to get some more confirmation of that from folks with experience!

It would be an inconvenience if I don't get to LBV the scheduled day, but I'm guessing this is still my best bet over a 2-stop on ASKY or a 1-stop on Camair. But again, would be interested to know if someone with experience thinks that is a bad assumption!
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Old Oct 25, 18, 3:32 pm
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Old Oct 25, 18, 6:47 pm
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I don't know how I didn't find that thread, but thanks! I can add some Afrijet commentary to that thread in a few months.
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Old Oct 26, 18, 5:39 am
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I get the sense that Air Cote d'Ivoire is fairly reliable, but would love to get some more confirmation of that from folks with experience!
I have 3 colleagues who had cancelled flights with HF in the last 2 weeks alone. They are relatively reliable compared to some of the other operators in the region, but that's about it.
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Old Oct 26, 18, 9:25 am
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I have 3 colleagues who had cancelled flights with HF in the last 2 weeks alone. They are relatively reliable compared to some of the other operators in the region, but that's about it.
Yeah, "relatively" reliable is probably the better descriptor! We are taking the EWR-ABJ flight on ET that lands at 2:40pm. I could buy a separate ticket on HF for ABJ-LBV at 7:30pm and try and get outta there same day (rather than next day). I had figured that if we have to get a Cote d'Ivoire visa, we might as well check out Abidjan for a day--but ultimately I care about about getting to Gabon.

I saw someone transiting ABJ without a visa, but given I'll probably have a not checked through checked bag...I wouldn't attempt that. Connecting in Abidjan - need for Visa?

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