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Forum: Mexico
Nov 3, 17, 12:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,371
Posted By sw3

Being on a Sunday morning helps as there's less...

Being on a Sunday morning helps as there's less traffic. It looks like that MID-MEX flight is on a 737 all Sundays in February, so this helps too because these planes should arrive directly to the...
Forum: Mexico
Aug 1, 17, 4:07 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By sw3

An ADO bus from Mexico City Terminal Oriente...

An ADO bus from Mexico City Terminal Oriente (Tapo) which is about 2 km west of MEX airport makes about 3:35 hours; it would be about 3:10 hours from Veracruz (not from VER airport).
Forum: Mexico
Jul 17, 17, 11:23 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 6,037
Posted By sw3

Ley de Migración, article 37, "To enter the...

Ley de Migración, article 37, "To enter the country, foreigners must: I. Present at the immigration filter the following documents: a) Passport or travel and identity document that is valid according...
Jul 5, 17, 2:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,059
Posted By sw3

If you dial their number at +52 55 2629 5272...

If you dial their number at +52 55 2629 5272 you'll hear a "For English press 1" after the greeting in Spanish, so give them a call and see if they can help you there
Forum: Mexico
Jun 27, 17, 5:40 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 4,842
Posted By sw3

All of the above rules were published yesterday...

All of the above rules were published yesterday (26 June 2017) in the Official Journal (DOF) and are legally valid from today on.

Airlines have a grace period of 90 days counting from today to...
Jun 25, 17, 1:15 am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,262
Posted By sw3

Unfortunately they do the same "cargos aéreos"...

Unfortunately they do the same "cargos aéreos" and "ticketing fee" scams whatever the route. If you got $0 it's definitely wrong because at the very least, even in the unlikely event of $0 of "cargos...
Jun 25, 17, 12:58 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,226
Posted By sw3

In MEX, AM operates only at T2 so that part is...

In MEX, AM operates only at T2 so that part is correct. 1:15 could be a bit tight if the flight gets delayed and if it arrives to a remote position instead of a jetway (depends on the plane type and...
Forum: Mexico
Jun 25, 17, 12:16 am
Replies: 34
Views: 6,037
Posted By sw3

That's because Mexico doesn't care about passport...

That's because Mexico doesn't care about passport expiration dates, other than the passport must be valid on arrival (Article 37-I-a of Ley de Migración). Of course, if the passport expires while in...
Apr 25, 17, 5:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By sw3

However it's much more likely for AM...

However it's much more likely for AM international flights on planes larger than 737s to depart from the "international" side (gates 52-62) because immigration and customs are on that side and, since...
Forum: South America
Apr 20, 17, 2:07 am
Replies: 11
Views: 5,352
Posted By sw3

Topping up Telcel Amigo (the brand they use for...

Topping up Telcel Amigo (the brand they use for PAYG) can be done by credit card from anywhere at their website and they also have top-up online resellers as well. Rates for roaming plans are here...
Forum: South America
Apr 20, 17, 1:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 5,352
Posted By sw3

Claro is actually a Mexican company, trading as...

Claro is actually a Mexican company, trading as América Móvil (AMX). The Mexican brand is Telcel. Other than Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia, they're in every Spanish-speaking country in...
Forum: Mexico
Apr 20, 17, 12:07 am
Replies: 3
Views: 4,842
Posted By sw3

Exclamation NEW Mexican Aviation Law and Consumer Protection Law Changes (June 2017)

Some changes coming soon including:


Airlines required to show final ticket price from the beginning of the booking process.
Passengers 18 and over can carry an infant less than 2 years old...
Apr 18, 17, 12:09 am
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

Sure, but if there comes to be a law prohibiting...

Sure, but if there comes to be a law prohibiting deplaning passengers after boarding, if the airline follows the law, in this case they would be barred from even considering asking for volunteers so...
Apr 16, 17, 9:17 pm
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

Here's another one. Somebody dies...

Here's another one.

Somebody dies unexpectedly in city A and is an organ donor. There's a compatible recipient in city B high in the waitlist. There's a flight from city B to city A and the...
Apr 16, 17, 8:42 pm
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

I find it's there: RULE 21 REFUSAL OF...

I find it's there:

RULE 21 REFUSAL OF TRANSPORT

UA shall have the right to refuse to transport or shall have the right to remove from the aircraft at any point, any Passenger for the following...
Apr 16, 17, 6:01 pm
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

Where in the COC does it say that it cannot be...

Where in the COC does it say that it cannot be used for that reason? The COC cites force majeure/unforeseeable conditions as a reason to refuse transport to any passenger at any point. Can't find...
Apr 16, 17, 5:54 pm
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

It is not any reason, they must show that the...

It is not any reason, they must show that the reason was sufficient to justify the decision, thus UA must show a detailed timeline of events that demonstrates that the reason to need the crew...
Apr 16, 17, 5:44 pm
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

Force majeure = "unforeseeable circumstances that...

Force majeure = "unforeseeable circumstances that prevent someone from fulfilling a contract", "an event or effect that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled", "an unexpected event [...]...
Apr 16, 17, 3:37 pm
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

Doesn't matter that the pax had already boarded,...

Doesn't matter that the pax had already boarded, even if the plane was already taxiing or even departed it could have been turned back and pax deplaned per the force majeure and unforeseeable...
Apr 15, 17, 10:46 pm
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

The flight of the incident (UA3411) was scheduled...

The flight of the incident (UA3411) was scheduled at 17:40, AA3509 was scheduled for 18:40. Not impossible but one hour is a very short time to do everything needed; even with available seats they...
Apr 15, 17, 12:16 am
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

Exactly, turning VDB/IDB situations in a lottery...

Exactly, turning VDB/IDB situations in a lottery where everybody has paid their part for a few ones' prize, which after this situation has became higher.

By the way, the odds of being IDB are...
Apr 15, 17, 12:10 am
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

Here's the explanation: 2016 Passenger mile...

Here's the explanation:

2016 Passenger mile yield
Delta 15.85¢
United 13.65¢

2016 Passenger revenue per available seat mile
Delta 13.41¢
United 11.31¢
Apr 14, 17, 11:40 pm
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

Ops sent them that late because the unforeseen...

Ops sent them that late because the unforeseen circumstance that required sending that crew was happening at about the same time as the ORD-SDF flight was about to board/boarding/boarded.
Apr 14, 17, 11:31 pm
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

On average DL customers pay 16% higher prices...

On average DL customers pay 16% higher prices than UA customers (2016 full-year passenger mile yield = DL 15.85¢, UA 13.65¢), so sure that DL has factored that level of DB compensation into their...
Apr 14, 17, 10:57 pm
Replies: 6,961
Views: 642,583
Posted By sw3

No different than how manufacturing and retail,...

No different than how manufacturing and retail, esp. supermarkets, complicated their businesses by implementing complex just-in-time supply and distribution chains that minimize inventory costs,...
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