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Jan 12, 21, 9:53 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,222
Posted By Transpacificflyer

Air Canada is really looking to provoke a...

Air Canada is really looking to provoke a response from the feds. Leaving Gander and Goose Bay without air service is nasty. Kamloops at least has West Jet, the Rupe has the ferries, Yellowknife has...
Jan 11, 21, 2:52 pm
Replies: 589
Views: 93,480
Posted By Transpacificflyer

I had considered saying something similar, but...

I had considered saying something similar, but then I thought it over and realized that it creates an administrative nightmare. They need to keep it simple to reduce the cost of implementation and...
Jan 9, 21, 11:37 am
Replies: 589
Views: 93,480
Posted By Transpacificflyer

I thought I would be flying international again...

I thought I would be flying international again by Q4, but it seems unlikely, so the email came as a bit of a relief. Vaccines will not fully deployed until Q4 in Canada and in much of the AC...
Jan 8, 21, 1:25 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,633
Posted By Transpacificflyer

I get your point and on the concept level, yes,...

I get your point and on the concept level, yes, you are right. However, go deeper, and I still disagree. I looked at the link, and say in response that you are comparing a Ferrari to a Fiat mini. The...
Jan 7, 21, 10:08 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,633
Posted By Transpacificflyer

This data must be taken in the context that these...

This data must be taken in the context that these are actual diagnosed cases and do not reflect actual total infections. The vast majority of infected people are unidentified because they are either...
Jan 4, 21, 1:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By Transpacificflyer

Although travelers may believe the focus is...

Although travelers may believe the focus is entirely on the traveler as a traveler, some of the arguments given in support of the 72 hr requirement suggest otherwise;
- The Canadian and provincial...
Forum: Canada
Jan 1, 21, 2:06 pm
Replies: 457
Views: 20,878
Posted By Transpacificflyer

I suggest that you read the Quarantine Act. the...

I suggest that you read the Quarantine Act. the powers granted are extraordinary. At this time, it is highly unlikely that people are flying to sun destinations in the USA and returning by non owned...
Forum: Canada
Jan 1, 21, 1:23 pm
Replies: 457
Views: 20,878
Posted By Transpacificflyer

The requirement for a test document will be no...

The requirement for a test document will be no different than the requirement to have acceptable identification. If a passenger shows up for an international flight and does not have a passport, the...
Forum: Canada
Jan 1, 21, 11:55 am
Replies: 457
Views: 20,878
Posted By Transpacificflyer

I am astounded that the testing requirement has...

I am astounded that the testing requirement has come as a surprise to so many people.
Most of the leisure destinations Canadians can travel to now either require a PCR test prior to departure or...
Jan 1, 21, 10:27 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,678
Posted By Transpacificflyer

The point was in respect to working "culture". I...

The point was in respect to working "culture". I remind you of the Asiana flight which highlighted the influence of hierarchy and the reluctance to question a senior ranked person.
It is therefore...
Dec 30, 20, 8:13 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By Transpacificflyer

It's a good question and one of the reasons I...

It's a good question and one of the reasons I left BC out of my reference. The smaller the number of pax involved, the easier it is to follow up. YVR has about 1/3 the international arrivals of YYZ...
Dec 30, 20, 12:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By Transpacificflyer

In the absence of a reliable and strong...

In the absence of a reliable and strong compliance mechanism, whether the period is 14 days or 21 days, it does not matter.

The term Quarantine is strong and decisive. When used by the Canadian...
Dec 29, 20, 8:07 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,678
Posted By Transpacificflyer

This incident does not speak well of the company...

This incident does not speak well of the company culture. I expected that the importance of safety would be paramount by now.

Q1. It is unlikely the captain started to cough spontaneously on the...
Dec 28, 20, 2:47 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 9,025
Posted By Transpacificflyer

When I responded, I wasn't anticipating that a...

When I responded, I wasn't anticipating that a passport requirement would apply to Schengen area travel (or even thought of the implications). Ryanair is primarily an EU carrier. Ryanair CEO Eddie...
Dec 28, 20, 2:23 pm
Replies: 1,328
Views: 164,616
Posted By Transpacificflyer

Several posts reference the travel advisory...

Several posts reference the travel advisory against non essential travel for Canadians. As a reminder, this is all that the Canadian government is legally allowed to do. As per the Canadian...
Dec 27, 20, 12:03 am
Replies: 77
Views: 9,025
Posted By Transpacificflyer

Bingo. Most EU members, Australia, New Zealand,...

Bingo.
Most EU members, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, UK, North Asia & Taiwan, Israel, and Gulf States should have 70%+ vaccination penetration by Q4 2021. Travel should be fairly easy by then...
Dec 20, 20, 11:15 pm
Replies: 671
Views: 128,968
Posted By Transpacificflyer

The USA still has not signaled an intent to...

The USA still has not signaled an intent to suspend flights from the U.K. I really dont believe we need to do that yet, Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir said on Sunday. Gov. Cuomo...
Dec 20, 20, 11:00 pm
Replies: 2,630
Views: 453,825
Posted By Transpacificflyer

I don't know if they will do departures as it...

I don't know if they will do departures as it would not make sense to leave equipment & crew at LHR, but I do share your sentiment. The directive is that Restrictions take effect at midnight tonight...
Dec 20, 20, 1:24 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 9,938
Posted By Transpacificflyer

That's all that really matters and hopefully we...

That's all that really matters and hopefully we will all be able to access a vaccine over the next months.
Dec 19, 20, 12:44 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 9,938
Posted By Transpacificflyer

I do not share the enthusiasm for steroids. Yes,...

I do not share the enthusiasm for steroids. Yes, dexamethasone and other corticorsteroids were shown to reduce the 28 day mortality of patients, but these were in the critically ill who were in need...
Dec 19, 20, 11:33 am
Replies: 53
Views: 5,119
Posted By Transpacificflyer

IATA has a plan:...

IATA has a plan: https://www.iata.org/en/programs/passenger/travel-pass/
Domestic USA - Not going to be easy and I expect it will not happen. A vocal minority will stop it.
International US...
Dec 12, 20, 8:55 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 8,596
Posted By Transpacificflyer

75K and nothing. :eek: Maybe it's a good thing I...

75K and nothing. :eek: Maybe it's a good thing I was missed as I expect that some chav could come up to me at the supermarket and complain about not receiving a refund on a canceled flight. Cynical...
Dec 11, 20, 11:00 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,860
Posted By Transpacificflyer

Won't help unless one is actually working as a...

Won't help unless one is actually working as a seaman. The Seaman's Book will show the vessel last worked at and the destination vessel. If there is no vessel declaration for at least one part of the...
Dec 11, 20, 10:53 am
Replies: 53
Views: 8,767
Posted By Transpacificflyer

Yes, facts are important and your use of the term...

Yes, facts are important and your use of the term "miniscule" is subjective. The Kauai temporary suspension was explained by county health officials. The Hawaii waiver was introduced because it was...
Dec 8, 20, 11:06 am
Replies: 53
Views: 8,767
Posted By Transpacificflyer

Answered.

Answered.
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