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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #50 on: November 14, 2010, 11:29:22 PM »
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #51 on: November 15, 2010, 12:36:25 AM »
Looks to me that they did the same thing, that they did in Bariloche last year.........TPTB paid a travel agency to stay open. All those connections came up on Travelocity last week......there were really just so many to individually name. I think it just depended on seat availability from whichever European hub to either Dubai or Abu Dhabi. Good call on leaving from the same city, Neobie. I think that probably holds especially true with Russia....after the mess with Terrance and Sarah.
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #52 on: November 16, 2010, 07:26:08 AM »
I agree with Dr. Rox, this is incredibly complicated and takes a lot of effort to sort out what really happened. Neobie, I agree with your flights connecting through Amsterdam and Abu Dhabi and the Frankfurt connection for reaching the later Abu Dhabi flight to Muscat (not the Paris one) because the Luthansa flight is really straight through from Frankfurt to Muscat.

However, the third set of flights were probably through Doha:
any of 6 Rossiya or S7 flights from LED to Moscow DME 0700 0655 earliest to 1210 1242 latest
QR869   DME DOH   1451 1837
QR168  DOH MCT    2016 2227 (scheduled 2235)

























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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #53 on: November 16, 2010, 08:08:58 AM »
Chad/Stephanie were on an Etihad flight, though.
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #54 on: November 16, 2010, 02:23:02 PM »

Apskip, on the Muscat to Dhaka flight, I have a better option than you have given in post one.

They should try to get Swiss flight LX 243 leaving MCT at 11:35 pm on June 8th and arriving at 12:45 am in Dubai on June 9th.
Then they connect to Emirates flight EK 582 leaving DBX at 2:00 am and arriving at 8:40 am at DAC on June 9th.

There is no better way.   :snicker:

Chateau, of course if teams were still at the pit stop when this flight took off, it would be of no value to anyone, which is the case because with a 12 hour minimum pit stop there is no way any team could have finished the lengthy drives in Oman and relatively short tasks much before late afternoon.

In fact there would be a better flight nonstop from MCT to DAC if a team was ready to go for a 315am flight, which I project no team will be:

BG022 MCT DAC 0315 1120

Another flight combination which bites the dust for the same reason, except maybe for Nat and Kat, is the one I had originally listed for leg 9:

9W539  MCT BOM  0035 0435
9W276  BOM DAC  0930 1303


The flights I think match the times that most teams will need them are:

WY311 MCT CGP 0905 1505
Z5 036 CGP DAC 1635  1720

or

EK863 MCT DXB 1045 1530
EK584 DXB DAC 1315 1930
 
« Last Edit: November 20, 2010, 07:30:02 AM by apskip »


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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #55 on: November 16, 2010, 06:10:29 PM »
Well I calculate that J/T first arrived at the mat around 7 pm on June 8th. Sunset was at 6:51 pm on June 8th. When Chad and Stephanie arrived shortly there after it was getting dark. Sun goes down quick in those latitudes that time of year. So I am assuming a 12 hour pit stop time to be about 7 am on June 9th. There are some daytime connections to Dhaka, but the next leg appears to be shot all during the day. I wonder if an extended pit stop is the  case to make all the teams arrive around morning in Dhaka on June 10.
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #56 on: November 16, 2010, 06:18:32 PM »
Guys, we do have the teams seen looking for flights out of Muscat Airport on the evening of 9 Jun.

Gary/Mallory checked in at around midnight the night of 8 Jun, after a 16h leg beginning with the climb up to the fort at around 8am.

Here's Jill/Thomas' flight:
9W 539 to Mumbai, 0040-0440 (scheduled 0045-0445)
9W 276 to Dhaka, 0903-1228 (scheduled 0820-1200)
« Last Edit: November 16, 2010, 06:25:03 PM by Neobie »
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #57 on: November 16, 2010, 06:44:23 PM »
I have totally lost track...but the source said the night of the 8th .... :duno:
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #58 on: November 16, 2010, 06:52:10 PM »
Our translation efforts were mistaken, as I've mentioned in Post #64 on the Timeline Thread. This was the error that caused us to predict one leg in St Petersburg and two in Bangladesh at the beginning of the season, the only mistake we had in the route.

Teams arrived in Oman on the night of 7 Jun (see vidcap below) and raced on the 8th. They checked in between 7pm and midnight, and therefore could only have been at the airport the following evening, trying to leave Oman.

(Can anyone explain the weird return flight in the below vidcap for 27 Jun?)
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #59 on: November 16, 2010, 07:03:04 PM »
Thanks Neobie!! Guess he had his days mixed up...

Maybe roundtrip tickets are cheaper?? :ascared:
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #60 on: November 16, 2010, 07:06:59 PM »
Does Oman require proof of onward travel? And does that ticket read Roberts, Brook Lee Mr? :)
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #61 on: November 16, 2010, 07:14:45 PM »

Here's Jill/Thomas' flight:
9W 539 to Mumbai, 0040-0440 (scheduled 0045-0445)
9W 276 to Dhaka, 0903-1228 (scheduled 0820-1200)

So this flight is actually very early AM on June 10th. It does appear that all the tasks in Dhaka are in the afternoon. So this itinerary makes sense. But it appears that the teams all arrived in Dhaka together.
« Last Edit: November 17, 2010, 12:36:21 AM by DrRox »
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #62 on: November 16, 2010, 07:52:13 PM »

Here's Jill/Thomas' flight:
9W 539 to Mumbai, 0040-0440 (scheduled 0045-0445)
9W 276 to Dhaka, 0903-1228 (scheduled 0820-1200)

So this flight is actually very early AM on June 10th. It does appear that al the tasks in Dhaka are in the afternoon. So this itinerary makes sense. But it appears that the teams all arrived in Dhaka together.

That's what it looks like from the commercials. I don't think we have any flight problems on this one.

Does Oman require proof of onward travel? And does that ticket read Roberts, Brook Lee Mr? :)

Yes it does, her name is Brooke Roberts but who on earth is Mr. Lee?

And they are there for twenty days?!?! Is that ticket bogus or something?
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #63 on: November 16, 2010, 08:24:05 PM »


Yes it does, her name is Brooke Roberts but who on earth is Mr. Lee?

And they are there for twenty days?!?! Is that ticket bogus or something?

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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #64 on: November 16, 2010, 08:35:00 PM »


Yes it does, her name is Brooke Roberts but who on earth is Mr. Lee?

And they are there for twenty days?!?! Is that ticket bogus or something?

I was going to reply to your questions, till I realized they were rhetorical.

Are there answers?
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #65 on: November 16, 2010, 09:10:30 PM »

I was going to reply to your questions, till I realized they were rhetorical.

You wish. :lol:
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #66 on: November 16, 2010, 09:23:43 PM »

I was going to reply to your questions, till I realized they were rhetorical.

You wish. :lol:

Well he answered his own question in his post.....so he doesnt need me to answer it.
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #67 on: November 19, 2010, 01:24:06 AM »
Well I calculate that J/T first arrived at the mat around 7 pm on June 8th. Sunset was at 6:51 pm on June 8th. When Chad and Stephanie arrived shortly there after it was getting dark. Sun goes down quick in those latitudes that time of year.

I think you are right. The clock in J/T's car showed 18:43 when he got out to pay for the cab at the palace. So I would guess it took them a couple of minutes to find the mat and that C/S then checked in around 19:00.

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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #68 on: November 19, 2010, 02:21:23 AM »
Excellent find, maf!!!
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #69 on: November 23, 2010, 12:11:50 AM »
Flights from Muscat to Dhaka:

Thomas/Jill
QR 165 to Doha, 1837-1858 (scheduled 1840-1900)
QR 344 to Dhaka, 2116-0519 (scheduled 2100-0515)

Nick/Vicki
LX 243 to Dubai, 2338-0049 (scheduled 2335-0045)
EK 582 to Dhaka, 0219-0847 (scheduled 0200-0840)

Nat/Kat
FZ 46 to Dubai, 1810-1910
9W 543 to Mumbai, 2140-0215 (scheduled 2140-0225)
9W 276 to Dhaka, 0903-1228 (scheduled 0820-1200)

Chad/Stephanie, Brook/Claire
9W 539 to Mumbai, 0040-0440 (scheduled 0045-0445)
9W 276 to Dhaka, 0903-1228 (scheduled 0820-1200)
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Re: AR17 Flight Information
« Reply #70 on: December 10, 2010, 01:31:04 PM »
The guess I made on the flight from Seoul/Inchon to LAX still looks good for the date of June 15:
 
leg 12 ICN LAX most probable (earliest) departure is KE17 1524 1024 


 

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