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The Five Freedoms of Aviation

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sobhi sobhi (3 hours ago)
Who is over fily
Quinn Ridin (4 days ago)
0:03 is an impossible shot not only do you have the Potomac river not in shot but also the tidal basin any of the monuments of anything noticeable.
Daniel V (6 days ago)
The U.S. military is not allowed to overfly China. So service members deploying to the Middle East from bases in East Asia must go the LONG way around thru mainland U.S. to get to Turkey or Qatar or Afghanistan. I understand back in the day they used to use Diego Garcia in the middle of the Indian Ocean to get around this, but that's no longer an option.
Dylan Murrell (6 days ago)
What if your a private pilot
E1craZ4life (5 days ago)
Dylan Murrell Not many private planes have the range to overfly foreign countries without landing.
Don Carlin (8 days ago)
I remember in the early 1970s, we would actually stop in the Azores for refueling. And just recently I flew on a domestic flight in Cambodia that was Vietnam Airlines.
Ari Forman (9 days ago)
According to all known laws of aviation the bee should not be able to fly the wings are not able Cary it’s fat little body off the ground the bee of course flys any way because bees don’t care about what humans think is impossible
Jayden Costanzo (10 days ago)
What about the new Perth to London route
SBK Stóre (10 days ago)
Freedoms are reserved, privileges are granted.
The Monrovian (10 days ago)
The US should invade Canada. Canada sucks!
Shashank Bhat (11 days ago)
Hey rule no. 8/9 is also applicable in India as Cathay Pacific airways flies B747 from Hong Kong to Chennai And then to Bangalore and then back to Hong Kong....
E1craZ4life (5 days ago)
That’s the second freedom.
Shashank Bhat (9 days ago)
@Himesh N Patel ya I guess that's true
Himesh N Patel (9 days ago)
that doesn't count because Cathay Pacific is not allowed to fly passengers solely between Chennai and Bangalore
Derek H (11 days ago)
Great video. Informative. Thank you.
Megabishop65 (11 days ago)
This video was very informative - thanks.
United Space Pirates (12 days ago)
100% of Space Pirates and space aliens agree, overflight fees can suck it.
Mr. Scribbles (12 days ago)
"It's not a Wendover Productions video if it doesn't mention planes."
Eli Wesley (12 days ago)
11:03 RIP Air Berlin. #BER4EVR
omgnuub (14 days ago)
I mean you see the country borders on the map you're using and yet highlighting huge chunks of Sweden as Norway.
The noob files dubstyle (14 days ago)
where did you get the info for the video?
JVM Games (14 days ago)
So my conclution is airlines bring me from one place to another
Chicken nugget (16 days ago)
He said Norwegian didn't have Transatlantic flights from Boston But I have flown from the UK to Boston with Norwegian
SBK Stóre (10 days ago)
Then what happened?
Jacob Stewart (16 days ago)
I'm wondering: do flights ever take a less fuel-efficiant and more climate-unfriendly route due to the necessity of avoiding expensive airspace?
Big Rick (13 days ago)
Jacob Stewart 5:00
Nitsuj (17 days ago)
Wrong channel big brain boi
john petersen (18 days ago)
I like your longer videos, i feel i learn more, and i dont mind watching something for 15 min
Kebrom Gr (19 days ago)
“Addis Abeda”? 😂 😂
Martín Mejía (20 days ago)
“Forth Freedom”
Jo afrikaans (20 days ago)
British airways also has the freedom to operate in South Africa, without going to U.K.
MrRoverpilot (21 days ago)
So what happen when the dream liners were grounded
Dragan Ignjatovic (23 days ago)
Addis Ababa
mary kanyi (24 days ago)
Air france is wow.it's beautiful.
mary kanyi (24 days ago)
great to hear about aviation news.I love to travel the world.
trevorj79 (25 days ago)
You forgot that Canada controls half of the North Atlantic. Probably the most lucrative airspace on Earth for ATC
Blaize McCabe (25 days ago)
The 9th Freedom is used in New Zealand by Jetstar, an Australian airline owned by Qantas. They operate Domestic and Regional flights throughout New Zealand.
Mohamed Mahmud (26 days ago)
Hey, great information here. Ethiopian Capital is Pronounced as Adis Aba ba. Not Adis abada.
Mister Mister (27 days ago)
"Fourth" .. not "Forth"
james fieser (28 days ago)
Parroting what you've been told won't make you famous , successful , or happy
Greg Jans (28 days ago)
Norwegian air is a scam and should not be allowed to fly in the US
RandomYoutuber 123 (25 days ago)
Why? If they provide a better service in my opionion even more foreign airlines should be allowed. Free Market?
Buff Barnaby (29 days ago)
I'll stick to driving.
Buff Barnaby (29 days ago)
where are the toll booths to throw the coins in.???
Yağız Can Şensoy (29 days ago)
1) Turkish Airlines' hub is located in Istanbul Airport, which is actually in European Continent. Duh 🤦🏻‍♂️ 2)Dear Western country born and raised, mediocre western type media bombed brain bearer unfortunates: Stop mistaking us Turks with arabs in any kind of opportunity to talk about middle East. Neither Turks are arabs the same nor we are decendents of each other, we just share the same religion. Its like saying French and Spanish are the same cuz they are living close and having the same religion. 3) Yes i am totally sick about being mistaken as Arab
Robert Mizek (29 days ago)
No thanks.
Adam Jones (1 month ago)
RE: Space Shuttle Over Canada. We had our own technology, hardware and astronauts on these flights. We also housed the secondary landing strip for the shuttle. It was not without permission, it was in cooperation with.
Daniel Eastham (1 month ago)
He talks about what country Norwegian airlines is from and he says both Ireland and the uk but there is still a section not highlighted. Anyone know why or just a mistake?
AdonisGaming93 (1 month ago)
norwegian business men like....HA WE ARE GENIUS!
FabioTheFabulousOtter (1 month ago)
British Airways flies domestically in South Africa
Global Solutions (1 month ago)
Fourth is not spelt “forth” as in this video > American education!
Patrick Boulet (1 month ago)
"Canadian overflight fees are notoriously expensive." Yeah! Go team!
R4INM4N (1 month ago)
All the comments displayed on the mini map made me LOL
Setoki (1 month ago)
One more point to the endlest list, why GB fucks itself with the brexit...
Fatmanting (1 month ago)
8:46 Adis ababa, written adis adaba, said adis adada
小貓 (1 month ago)
I cringed a little when he says "I-C-A-O" instead to 'ai-ke-i-o".........
E1craZ4life (5 days ago)
小貓 I think saying it that way would sound too much like IKO.
James Ryzlot (1 month ago)
Great video simplifying a complex subject JR
Dominic O'Conner (1 month ago)
non of this works if you are a flat earthier because everything would have to be a direct flight
Basil Ibrahim (1 month ago)
8:45 Writes ADDIS ADABA, says ADDIS ABADA, meanwhile the correct pronunciation is ADDIS ABABA
ahmed keder (1 month ago)
ITS "ADDIS ABEBA" NOT "ADDIS ABEDA".
intercityrailpal (1 month ago)
Over used germ machines. Without government subsidies there wouldn't be any air travel. Railroads are taxed to build airports.
William short Film (1 month ago)
Gouadeloupe is an oversea region !
Sam Harris (1 month ago)
7:50 fourth*
Shau Snow (1 month ago)
Sorry. Boring af
Tommy S (1 month ago)
Dude, we get it, u like planes xd
Melon Tusk (1 month ago)
Angola airlines safe or what
Allo (1 month ago)
Fuck yeah EU
Asif Mahmood (1 month ago)
Might is right. Once ICAO came into being only Boeing was manufacturing safe, reliable and large aeroplanes. Chicago convention was all about opening business and buyers for Boeing, serving American interest.
Krishna Satwik P (1 month ago)
Wendover mentioning my city of Hyderabad was quite the pleasant surprise.
Vaibhav Verma (1 month ago)
nice
bloodlinehunter (1 month ago)
Bullshit. Earth is flat!
Daniel Roodt (1 month ago)
In South Africa, British Airways flies domestically between local cities.
The Philosopher of Culture (1 month ago)
Please, translate your miles into kilometers, too. The US Americans and the Little Englanders in England are the only people on Earth talking in miles. You are limiting your communication reach when only talking in miles.
traveling random (1 month ago)
well, at least , i understand why i dont understand
jouni kristo (1 month ago)
Your videos are very informative and 'easy' to watch. Your voice is very pleasant and speach tempo is perfect. 2.1m people can't be wrong. Keep up the good work! subbed.
Dulvin Abayasingha (1 month ago)
IT IS addis ababa NOT addis adaba
Andre Van Staden (1 month ago)
British airways flies several domestic routes in South Africa. Never leaving south africa.
Mr Joey Bananas (1 month ago)
There’s five but there’s six but there’s nine but there’s five but there’s nine but there’s six but there’s five but there’s nine
Michael Schwartz (1 month ago)
"Forth" Whoops
Tiny Cuber (1 month ago)
Somebody please fix the captions at 8:52
Peter Dudas (1 month ago)
Ill do what I want!!!
Jason Learakos (1 month ago)
I don't feel so free when in a tiny seat.
The MozartThug (1 month ago)
Why cant all countrys agree that if there is a shorter path but will cost more in over flight fees, then they have to bring the cost down to the cheapest outcome....... This would stop excess fuel being used....... Probably millions of gallons per year......
The MozartThug (1 month ago)
@Tiny Cuber but surly, if they didnt have to pay others for over flight fees, then they would save there...... Im sure it wouldnt work out fair though, just seems silly they are happy to polute the planet more to save money
Tiny Cuber (1 month ago)
And when people want money, the wrong usually happens. When the price goes up, those who really need the product, mostly th exports, are the ones who can’t afford it
Tiny Cuber (1 month ago)
The MozartThug cuz people want money. If there’s a lot of demand, the price will go up
Choco_Jack (1 month ago)
according to all know laws of aviation there is no way a bee should be able to fly.
RobosergTV (1 month ago)
@Choco_Jack its not true. People know how bees generate lift. Its not a mystery.
Choco_Jack (1 month ago)
its wings are too small to get is fat little body off the ground. the bee, of course, flies anyway because bees don't care what humans think is impossible.
RobosergTV (1 month ago)
false
牧鎌谷得 (1 month ago)
Others Examples of the Ninth Freedom Air Asia (Malaysia) fliies these routes inside Indonesia Jakarta - Denpasar (Bali) Jakarta - Lombok
TONPUSON0 (1 month ago)
0:16 which airport is that?
TONPUSON0 (1 month ago)
ahh hongkong
Lasagna Eliminator (1 month ago)
I was wondering why Shannon airport was so big when I landed there..
Average_User (1 month ago)
With these fees, airlines should consider using stealth aircrafts to carry passengers.
Alucard (1 month ago)
Average_User and then land without the airport noticing them?
Ej Davis (1 month ago)
And then there was Qatar Airways
rick kilonzo (1 month ago)
addis ababa!! not adaba
Mert (1 month ago)
its Addis Ababa
jordon Garcia (1 month ago)
All freedoms summed in one: Airlines are allowed to fly internationally
Gifarly .M. Afdalash (1 month ago)
according to all known laws of aviation...
Ced 1 (1 month ago)
Addis Ababa 8:47 not Addis Adaba; you need to make correction.
NYPAY Video (1 month ago)
Forth /= fourth
Ishi 123 (1 month ago)
What the hell, Republic of Angola?
William Budd (1 month ago)
U spelt fourth wrong when discussing the fourth freedom
Arwah Sapi (1 month ago)
Ethiopia: Addis Ababa Chinese occupied part of Ethiopia: Adidas Alibaba
Happygamer 01330 (2 months ago)
what about the 777x or A350-900URL
Nishanth Prashanth (2 months ago)
Singapore to Dubai can't be third freedom as it passes over india
Nicholas Mortell (2 months ago)
Devry university ads are impeccably awful, and I dont know why I only see them on videos from this channel.
MWB Gaming (2 months ago)
I have a feeling that Malaysia airlines didn't pay ukrainian overflight fees, as such, MH17 was shot down, y'know because the Soviets don't fuck around
Cindy D. (2 months ago)
addis what?
toon mostinckx (2 months ago)
Does Russia obligate all those five aviatation rules?
Colesfruitdrink (2 months ago)
According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way that a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyways. Because bees don't care what humans think is impossible
Nathan W (2 months ago)
Forth freedom? Seriously? Learn to spell.
Nathan W (2 months ago)
Wait, you think the space shuttle overflew Canada and landed in Florida? Wtf?
Alucard (1 month ago)
Nathan W but they did...... They either flew north to south from Canada to Florida or they flew north west to south east to Florida from Canada You could even see the shuttles from south Queensland