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The World's Oddest Air Routes

Post by quixoticguide » 24 Aug 2017, 14:39

A few years ago I found an article in The New York times about 'The World's Oddest Air Routes'.

What's the oddest air route in your opinion?
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Post by quixoticguide » 24 Aug 2017, 14:42

I think YYT-LHR is pretty Odd!
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Post by Stij » 24 Aug 2017, 16:11

BRU ANR used to be odd...
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Post by sn26567 » 24 Aug 2017, 21:27

Westray to Papa Westray in Scotland: 90 seconds under normal conditions, 60 seconds by favourable winds.
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Post by quixoticguide » 25 Aug 2017, 11:33

FNJ to KWI with TU204 (JS 161) was also pretty odd but canceled since Oct 2016.
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Post by quixoticguide » 25 Aug 2017, 11:34

sn26567 wrote:
24 Aug 2017, 21:27
Westray to Papa Westray in Scotland: 90 seconds under normal conditions, 60 seconds by favourable winds.
Luckily no Buy on board (BoB) :D
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Post by jerlo7 » 15 Oct 2017, 20:11

Hmm... it is interesting...

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Post by jan_olieslagers » 15 Oct 2017, 21:37

Wasn't there a Brazzaville-Kinshasa service at one time? Just a hop across the river.

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Post by sn26567 » 15 Oct 2017, 21:39

jan_olieslagers wrote:
15 Oct 2017, 21:37
Wasn't there a Brazzaville-Kinshasa service at one time? Just a hop across the river.
Indeed. I think that Sabena once operated that route as an add-on to its FIH route.
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Post by quixoticguide » 17 Oct 2017, 15:00

sn26567 wrote:
15 Oct 2017, 21:39
jan_olieslagers wrote:
15 Oct 2017, 21:37
Wasn't there a Brazzaville-Kinshasa service at one time? Just a hop across the river.
Indeed. I think that Sabena once operated that route as an add-on to its FIH route.
Air Cote d'Ivoire and ASKY still operated this route today, in the past ET also operated this route with 788
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Post by regi » 13 Nov 2017, 22:04

The car ferry flights Southend-Ostend with those weird Bristols.

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Post by cathay belgium » 13 Nov 2017, 22:33

Hi,

A long haul domestic in France / The netherlands ?
Glasgow-Barra with Beach landing ?
only route bookable with the military
To Ascuncion and former Saint Helens by RAF A330 ...

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Post by airtrainer » 14 Nov 2017, 16:46

VIE-BTS, sadly no longer available.

Also the kind of routings we avgeeks can create to get from A to B will certainly look odd to a vast majority :mrgreen:

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Post by cathay belgium » 14 Nov 2017, 18:39

HA!

Indeed I know a certain Marc who flies BRU AMS via LIS because he's avgeek and it is CHEAPER to fly ! Lol

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Post by airtrainer » 15 Nov 2017, 22:13

cathay belgium wrote:
14 Nov 2017, 18:39
HA!

Indeed I know a certain Marc who flies BRU AMS via LIS because he's avgeek and it is CHEAPER to fly ! Lol

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