Halcyon-Air: New airline !

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    cailloux
    Member

    Nice to read this kind of news…

    Cailloux

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    mitch
    Member

    Dear Daniel,

    Did Halcyon-Air begin its inter island flights on 010307 as was planned I believe ? If not, do you know what the current situation is ?

    global
    Member

    Was told in Sal last week that they would commence operation May!!!

    croblesgil
    Member

    Daniel,

    I’m working on a project about the air transport sector in Cape Verde. Do you have any info. on the hurdles that Halcyon Air is experimenting in obtaining their certification. Have they given themselves a deadline to drop their application and / or perhaps return the ATR42 or move it to another country?

    Do you know of any areas where the rpivate sector would be tempted to aprticipate in the air transport sector in C.V.?

    Carlos

    Daniel
    Daniel
    Moderator

    Hello,

    I know the situation was very bad with the paperwork for more then 1 year now, the CV Government seems not very interested in opening the air transport market…

    I have seen the ATR at Praia Airport this week, and have heard that company will start in 1-2 weeks… hopefully this time it´s true !!

    You can see a picture I have taken and posted at ecaboverde.com of the airplane parked at Praia Airport.

    Best regards,
    Daniel


    Director
    Cabo Verde 24 – Serviços, Informática e Internet Lda.
    CP. 4, Paúl, Santo Antão
    Cabo Verde
    Tel: +238 – 2 238001
    Fax: +238 – 2 238004
    email: info at caboverde24.com

    mitch
    Member

    Does anyone now if Halcyon Air commenced inter-island flights ?

    lemanistan
    Member

    Not as far as I’ve seen. You’ve got Cabo Verde Express between Sal and Praia, but Halcyon stil nowhere to be seen

    cvnico
    Member

    quote:


    Originally posted by lemanistan

    Not as far as I’ve seen. You’ve got Cabo Verde Express between Sal and Praia, but Halcyon stil nowhere to be seen


    So now that they áre finally flying! 😀 does anybody have any idea from which to which island they fly?? In other words; some flight schedule?
    I’ve tried their own website but it’s still under construction 🙁

    global
    Member

    Taken from ASemana website:

    “The company will center its operations on inter-island flights, with daily flights between Sal, Praia and São Vicente serving as the flight schedule “spinal cord,” complemented by connections to the islands of Boa Vista and Fogo.”

    I also would like to see a timetable.

    Andre

    BoaVistaExperience

    cvnico
    Member

    quote:


    Originally posted by global

    Taken from ASemana website:

    “The company will center its operations on inter-island flights, with daily flights between Sal, Praia and São Vicente serving as the flight schedule “spinal cord,” complemented by connections to the islands of Boa Vista and Fogo.”

    I also would like to see a timetable.

    Andre

    BoaVistaExperience


    Well that answers my question, thanks a lot! 🙂

    jersey10
    Member

    Can anyone on this site read Portugese – Halycyon are advertising flights from 31.07.08 in A Semana (on this site) but I cannot understand it ! It says “Sal Santiago Sao Vicente $7250,000 desde Boa Vista” – hope thats cost of a return ticket !

    Daniel
    Daniel
    Moderator

    Hello,

    it is very difficult ro read, as it flashes much to fast away – so I mad a snapshot of it… (what a quality of advertising !! – they should advertise on cv24 [;)] )

    It says: Sal, Santiago and Sao Vicente from 7.250 CVE and Boavista from 5.000 CVE including taxes for one way.

    So it is still much cheaper then TACV, although it´s not a return ticket.

    Best regards,
    Daniel


    Director
    Cabo Verde 24 – Serviços, Informática e Internet Lda.
    CP. 4, Paúl, Santo Antão
    Cabo Verde
    Tel: +238 – 2 238001
    Fax: +238 – 2 238004
    email: info at caboverde24.com

    jersey10
    Member

    Thanks Daniel. Not great prices at all – it is only slightly less than I was paying with TACV a year or so ago before the prices shot up. Also, the word “from” is very alarming, we all know what that normally means ………. Was hoping they would be better than this

    jonny
    Member

    Its a great start,Halycyon have suggested that they will be 10 percent less than TACV. The main problem has been the price of oil, just look at the news form British Airways.

    There will be an open skies policy in CV within 2 years, TACV will lose their protection and competition should reduce prices.

    Daniel
    Daniel
    Moderator

    Hello,

    I think they are considerably cheaper as TACV – much more than 10% – about 20 % !

    Suppose the price Sao Vicente – Praia is 7.250 CVE, so 14.500 CVE return ticket.

    What I paid some weeks ago for the same above on TACV: 18.500 CVE !!

    And – don´t forget: my flight was canceled, had to sleep a night in a hotel (transfer and hotel paid by TACV), and lost a day of my time … [xx(]

    Hope Halcyonair will not be only cheaper, but also better service ! They can only win !

    Best regards,
    Daniel


    Director
    Cabo Verde 24 – Serviços, Informática e Internet Lda.
    CP. 4, Paúl, Santo Antão
    Cabo Verde
    Tel: +238 – 2 238001
    Fax: +238 – 2 238004
    email: info at caboverde24.com

    Daniel
    Daniel
    Moderator

    Hello,

    finally I have the timatable, still I will get the prices and conditions.
    Download here:
    http://www.caboverde24.com/images/TimetableHCV.pdf

    “Origem” means “Departure”
    The weekdays begin with 1-Monday and end with 7-Sunday

    Best regards,
    Daniel


    Director
    Cabo Verde 24 – Serviços, Informática e Internet Lda.
    CP. 4, Paúl, Santo Antão
    Cabo Verde
    Tel: +238 – 2 238001
    Fax: +238 – 2 238004
    email: info at caboverde24.com

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