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Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 15, 19, 4:54 am
Replies: 959
Views: 118,650
Posted By nanyang

DPS-DIL currently operated by Sriwijaya Air, Nam...

DPS-DIL currently operated by Sriwijaya Air, Nam Air and Citilink. At least in the past Sriwijaya Air and Nam Air flights have been consolidated frequently.

I have flown return on SJ in the past.
Nov 10, 19, 12:26 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,196
Posted By nanyang

p. 189 ...

p. 189
http://www.comair.co.za/Media/Comair/files/2019/annual-report/comair-annual-report-2019.pdf

11.5% via Britair Holdings Limited - ?

In any case, this discussion illustrates the high...
Forum: oneworld
Oct 30, 19, 12:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By nanyang

A bit late to this, but I'm not sure if this is a...

A bit late to this, but I'm not sure if this is a case of business class being sold out.

MAI (8M) took delivery of XY-ALJ (ex-Aigle Azur A320) recently. I think it's in all-Y config with 180...
Forum: China
Oct 20, 19, 12:52 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,200
Posted By nanyang

Looking at seat capacity (domestic and int'l...

Looking at seat capacity (domestic and int'l combined):
1. Shenzhen Airlines 26%
2. China Southern Airlines 25%
3. Hainan Airlines 11%
4. Air China 7%
5. China Eastern Airlines 6%

Int'l...
Forum: Asia
Oct 13, 19, 10:28 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,929
Posted By nanyang

Vietnam immigration have always wanted to see...

Vietnam immigration have always wanted to see return flight information. This might be different for US passport holders (assume this might be applicable here), as US passport holders need to get a...
Sep 24, 19, 6:49 am
Replies: 135
Views: 26,417
Posted By nanyang

Well, from my perspective the APD in the UK is...

Well, from my perspective the APD in the UK is already extremely high. It certainly is an incentive not to visit the UK. Then again, these sort of initiatives should at least have a negative impact...
Sep 12, 19, 5:23 am
Replies: 47
Views: 16,840
Posted By nanyang

How well did that strategy work for MH? :)

How well did that strategy work for MH? :)
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By nanyang

Good luck - hopefully you will catch the evening...

Good luck - hopefully you will catch the evening flight as scheduled.

As I understand it, visa exemption typically only covers tourism etc. Business travellers may need to pay for VoA depending...
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By nanyang

Hmmm, immigration was very busy last Wednesday...

Hmmm, immigration was very busy last Wednesday when I went through around 11pm. Lots of walking too.

I wouldn't be too worried though as there are plenty of good back-up options.

If you need...
Replies: 16
Views: 6,917
Posted By nanyang

Have flown both MAI and MNA on the SIN-RGN route....

Have flown both MAI and MNA on the SIN-RGN route. Only in J.

- Flights have been fine without any hassle (no queues, flights on time, good service, nice meals etc.)
- MNA offer free transfer in...
Jul 2, 19, 1:56 am
Replies: 291
Views: 47,142
Posted By nanyang

Interesting topic. Not sure if serious... No...

Interesting topic. Not sure if serious... No doubt people pay attention to different things.

I'm only a semi-frequent SQ passenger. Mostly in J. There is no need to "WOW" me for sure. Reliable,...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,478
Posted By nanyang

We usually pay for J/F in China just to reduce...

We usually pay for J/F in China just to reduce the hassle factor a little bit. No matter how long - or short - the flight is.

Having said that, over the past 12 months have flown domestic Y a...
Jun 20, 19, 2:27 am
Replies: 125
Views: 26,022
Posted By nanyang

Plenty of information on this... Asiana...

Plenty of information on this...

Asiana Airlines gets W1.6 trillion capital injection (http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/biz/2019/04/488_267646.html)
Jun 3, 19, 4:41 am
Replies: 435
Views: 61,491
Posted By nanyang

Same argument could be used against insurance....

Same argument could be used against insurance. Most likely airlines are going to 'lose money' paying for insurance as well.

You could equally argue that a 50% of fuel price increase in the coming...
Jun 3, 19, 12:11 am
Replies: 435
Views: 61,491
Posted By nanyang

I believe there are good reasons why airlines...

I believe there are good reasons why airlines might choose to do fuel hedging. Agreed that smaller airlines might not have the resources to have a hedging strategy in place.

I would tend to...
May 31, 19, 7:41 am
Replies: 435
Views: 61,491
Posted By nanyang

At the same time, they do have an airline to run....

At the same time, they do have an airline to run. They have to buy fuel no matter what.

If fuel prices start moving to the wrong direction and you're 100% exposed to those price movements in the...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By nanyang

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-18...

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-18/merkel-supports-croatia-s-plans-to-join-euro-schengen-area

"Chancellor Angela Merkel backed Croatia's plan to join the euro area and the Schengen...
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Views: 1,144
Posted By nanyang

Qantas (737-800) or Virgin Australia (F100) via...

Qantas (737-800) or Virgin Australia (F100) via BNE?

I've taken the Air Niugini flight from SIN a few times in J. The experience was perfectly fine from my perspective each time.

What's your...
May 31, 19, 1:24 am
Replies: 435
Views: 61,491
Posted By nanyang

I think many people miss the point when they talk...

I think many people miss the point when they talk about fuel hedging; it really isn't a bet where you try to make money, but you just want a level of predictability in relation to your operating...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 31, 19, 1:15 am
Replies: 77
Views: 10,062
Posted By nanyang

In my opinion, it is wasteful to hand out a lot...

In my opinion, it is wasteful to hand out a lot of stuff when perhaps 20-30% of the items are actually used by someone.

It's kind of sad that people talk about selling amenity kits on ebay or...
May 30, 19, 3:59 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,012
Posted By nanyang

Not sure re 'compo' levels, but EZY reported...

Not sure re 'compo' levels, but EZY reported revenue per seat of GBP61.94 for FYE Sep-18.

Based on a quick look, can't figure out the cost impact of 'EU 261'. In their annual report [...
May 30, 19, 1:39 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,012
Posted By nanyang

Let's say airline X has a technical issue at an...

Let's say airline X has a technical issue at an outstation and the departure is delayed by a few hours. It's not as if there are many good options available to the operator. Plus such events are very...
May 29, 19, 3:44 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,012
Posted By nanyang

As of today, easyJet (incl. easyJet Switzerland...

As of today, easyJet (incl. easyJet Switzerland and easyJet Europe) have 324 x A319/320/320neo/321neo in service.

How many a/c should be allocated as hot spares to provide cover for schedule...
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By nanyang

What I've done a number of times is to get a day...

What I've done a number of times is to get a day room at Novotel Suvarnabhumi (they have a shuttle but you can also walk over from the terminal - around 10min through the basement level).

Given...
May 29, 19, 12:50 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,012
Posted By nanyang

...and this is exactly the point. Airlines will...

...and this is exactly the point. Airlines will try and avoid any disruption to their schedules (whether there is 'EU261' or no) - difficult to manage delays and they are expensive to the operator. ...
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