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by FlyPNS1
Wed May 10, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United load factors from Geneva
Replies: 23
Views: 2707

Re: United load factors from Geneva

The interesting thing is that UA upgauged IAD-GVA from a 3 class 763 to a 764 last year, so they've added capacity during the high season. However, they have trimmed IAD-GVA back to only 3-4x weekly during the low season.

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by FlyPNS1
Thu May 04, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to increase 737 capacity
Replies: 256
Views: 27589

Re: AA to increase 737 capacity

Uh, how about tickets to virtually any time-specific event on earth? I can't examine the seat in the baseball stadium before I show up for the game, nor the seat at the theater when I go see a concert or play. And, in almost all cases, I can't cancel said purchases and get refunds for that stuff, e...

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by FlyPNS1
Tue May 02, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to increase 737 capacity
Replies: 256
Views: 27589

Re: AA to increase 737 capacity

So if customers don't like this dense of a 737, AA will change it - as said, AA won't be able to afford flying around an empty 737 that paying customers refuse to fly on. Or AA will just offer fewer flights and frequencies and maintain the same configuration. Or they'll downgauge the route to small...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC Area Lawmakers to Colleagues: Hands Off DCA
Replies: 96
Views: 10481

Re: DC Area Lawmakers to Colleagues: Hands Off DCA

What you guys seem to conveniently ignore is that the modernization of the ATC system will add new airside capacity to DCA. So Congress will be able to have it's cake and eat it too. Small markets will be protected while long haul domestic at DCA wil be quite robust. Get over it and embrace the 21s...

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by FlyPNS1
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will IAD Tier 2 (New Concourse C/D) Ever Be Built?
Replies: 29
Views: 2990

Re: Will IAD Tier 2 (New Concourse C/D) Ever Be Built?

My guess is that it will be at least 2030 before C/D get replaced. Bottomline, UA isn't likely to significantly expand at IAD in the foreseeable future. And even if UA wants to expand, there is still room to grow. UA could add another two or three banks (in between existing banks) if they wanted to ...

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’
Replies: 152
Views: 26510

Re: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

I wonder if any executive will ever tell the truth abut CLE and why that station was really de-hubbed. Talking with my sCO coworkers many of them are still scratching their heads trying to figure out why and if Jeff Smisek was telling the truth when he claimed CLE was loosing money or if he was lyi...

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by FlyPNS1
Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 13285

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

It appears then they solved the aircraft shortfall by flying the extended day Summer schedule. I don't think that will be revenue optimal, but I agree it was the least disruptive to their market share. I guess they figure they can suffer through some peripheral departure/arrival times for a few mon...

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation Week: Embraer, Bombardier Delay Larger RJ's, Don't Expect Scope Relief
Replies: 56
Views: 4749

Re: Aviation Week: Embraer, Bombardier Delay Larger RJ's, Don't Expect Scope Relief

And yes, sorry, air travel *is* a public or social good, one with high barriers to entry for providers and insufficient competition. A different set of assumptions applies about its operation than easily-supplied private goods with lots of competition like TV's. If you're in academia, you might wan...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 restores LAS-IAD and adds some other non COS routes
Replies: 5
Views: 1308

Re: F9 restores LAS-IAD and adds some other non COS routes

At least this time LAS-IAD will run through the summer. Last time it was operated, NK was already flying LAS-BWI, WN was fare matching with $99 one ways from BWI, and there was prevalent fare match deals on LAS-WAS including UA flights into IAD and 1 stop flights into WAS airports. Hopefully this t...

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Says No Effect on Revenue from Trump, Attacks ME3
Replies: 52
Views: 5568

Re: AA Says No Effect on Revenue from Trump, Attacks ME3

It's now proven that the supposedly huge drop off in visitor demand to the USA was fake news, as it was based upon "searches" not bookings. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/28/nyregion/new-york-foreign-tourists-trump-policies.html?_r=0 Notice, the part about decline in bookings, not search...

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by FlyPNS1
Tue Feb 28, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIDEO: BA confirms F-cabin for MSY-LHR, route is "a success before it even starts"
Replies: 52
Views: 8724

Re: VIDEO: BA confirms F-cabin for MSY-LHR, route is "a success before it even starts"

And you know who should be even more happy than MSYers in all of this? ...the people in BNA/STL/IND/etc. Because the success of the likes of AUS and MSY virtually guarantees that BA will continue its pursuit of mid-market US gateways, especially those where it'd be (and likely remain) the sole game...

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by FlyPNS1
Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/26/2017: UA Adds 18 Routes!!! CHO/CMI/COU/RST/STS
Replies: 95
Views: 14128

Re: OAG Changes 2/26/2017: UA Adds 18 Routes!!! CHO/CMI/COU/RST/STS

My only concern is weather cancelations. However with 3-time per day frequency we should be ok. Unfortunately, weather cancelations could very well kill this route. Every time there's low visibility at SFO and you've got flow controls in effect, these flights will be the first thing to take big del...

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by FlyPNS1
Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/26/2017: UA Adds 18 Routes!!! CHO/CMI/COU/RST/STS
Replies: 95
Views: 14128

Re: OAG Changes 2/26/2017: UA Adds 18 Routes!!! CHO/CMI/COU/RST/STS

I'm told that's not true. At EWR and ORD you apparently have to meet with FAA and make the case your new flight can be added into a spot below capacity. I think that means you have to avoid existing peaks. In EWR it means the afternoon is impossible I'm told, not sure for ORD. Correct. Both ORD and...

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is IAD struggling?
Replies: 144
Views: 17436

Re: Why is IAD struggling?

That's because the card is useless without "useable" fare. Kind of defeats the purpose otherwise. Also, the SmartTrip cards are not required to ride the system. They are required to ride MetroBus, but paper fare cards are still used throughout the rail system. Nope. Paper fare cards are n...

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is IAD struggling?
Replies: 144
Views: 17436

Re: Why is IAD struggling?

UA continues to chose to connect people at already constrained EWR over IAD. We're over a decade since IAD has reached it's peak. I have my doubts well see the 2005 pax served record broken in the next 10 either. But how much more can UA push through EWR? Plus, is UA willing to give up O&D traf...

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by FlyPNS1
Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is IAD struggling?
Replies: 144
Views: 17436

Re: Why is IAD struggling?

Substantially all connecting flow on UA currently passing through IAD could very likely be handled via EWR & ORD by increasing average aircraft gauge. EWR is problematic due to congestion and delays but IAD is problematic due to costs and low local traffic. Eliminating a hub from the UA network...

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by FlyPNS1
Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX or JL at IAD?
Replies: 7
Views: 1276

Re: CX or JL at IAD?

I think JL is very unlikely given that NH/UA already fly IAD-NRT 2x daily (most of the time). I'm not sure IAD really needs a third flight to Tokyo.

MWAA has been in talks with CX, however CX said not until at least 2019.

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to Meet with Airline CEOs Thursday
Replies: 143
Views: 21342

Re: Trump to Meet with Airline CEOs Thursday

As expected, kind of a pointless dog-and-pony show that will produce little except a bunch of press releases.

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by FlyPNS1
Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Summer Schedule Due Out Thursday, 1/05/17
Replies: 175
Views: 15857

Re: WN Summer Schedule Due Out Thursday, 1/05/17

Southwest has really added alot of seasonal serivce to both PNS and ECP. Makes me wonder if this is in competition with the big G4 expansion into a base at VPS. The Florida panhandle must be booming in the summer vacation business. Ive frequented the area many times,mainly late winter, early spring...

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by FlyPNS1
Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Summer Schedule Due Out Thursday, 1/05/17
Replies: 175
Views: 15857

Re: WN Summer Schedule Due Out Thursday, 1/05/17

Lots of stabs at AS especially with PDX-SFO which basically pumps capacity into a route that AS was trying to remove capacity from with the VX merger. FLL-MCO is a bit odd. I get they want to feed the Caribbean operation, but 5x seems like too much capacity for just that. AUS-ECP is Saturday only, b...

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by FlyPNS1
Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Summer Schedule Due Out Thursday, 1/05/17
Replies: 175
Views: 15857

Re: WN Summer Schedule Due Out Thursday, 1/05/17

PNS gets some interesting adds: PNS-MCI is flown 1x daily for the summer (last summer was Saturday only) PNS-DEN is flown Saturday/Sunday only (brand new!!!) PNS-DAL is flown 2x Saturday / 1x Sunday (last summer was Saturday only) PNS-MDW is Saturday only (no change) PNS-HOU is 1x daily (no change) ...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to announce CVG
Replies: 112
Views: 12494

Re: Southwest to announce CVG

You're backtracking here. I never argued that the O&D could fill a 737. Plainly it can't. But some O&D is much different from "almost purely connecting." CVG-BNA is similar to stuff like MCI-STL, BWI-RDU or MDW-SDF. Now, I think we're just arguing semantics. Whether it's 5%, 10% o...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to announce CVG
Replies: 112
Views: 12494

Re: Southwest to announce CVG

How many times have you driven and flown CVG-BNA? I've done both dozens of times. Your time estimates are off. I've done both admittedly not as frequently as you and I stand by my estimates. The time savings from flying isn't that much. Only the most time sensitive customers would do it. However, t...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to announce CVG
Replies: 112
Views: 12494

Re: Southwest to announce CVG

The point about $49 fares ignores the very high fares that DL charges on the route. I can't justify $1,500 roundtrip to save 3-4 hours (and since I can work at the airport and on the plane and time is money, it's really more than that). With a $400 roundtrip and a decent schedule, I'd fly almost ev...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to announce CVG
Replies: 112
Views: 12494

Re: Southwest to announce CVG

They recently added PIT-BNA and have flown CMH-BNA for decades. Why is CVG-BNA so much different that we can discount it? Distance is the big difference. CVG-BNA is barely a four hour drive, so you're competing with cars on this route. Considering the time to drive to each airport, go through secur...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to announce CVG
Replies: 112
Views: 12494

Re: Southwest to announce CVG

STL and BNA seem reasonably likely to me in the medium-term. Both have very high fares but are far enough away that lower fares could stimulate some demand, and both offer a plethora of connecting opportunities. WN also has added or is adding gates both places. I have doubts about BNA unless they w...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to announce CVG
Replies: 112
Views: 12494

Re: Southwest to announce CVG

I wonder how much WN can do in CVG without arousing too much of a response from DL. Would stuff like BOS, DCA or LAX provoke a response? ATL and LGA plainly would, and I doubt DL much cares if WN starts stuff like BNA or STL. I doubt WN will launch BOS/DCA/LAS from CVG. The only cities that seem li...

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by FlyPNS1
Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA ever serve ECP?
Replies: 10
Views: 2650

Re: Will AA ever serve ECP?

NW did fly there briefly at some point, but they eventually pulled it. NW flew MEM-PFN (the predecessor to ECP) for many years usually using SF3's or later CRJ's. It was pulled once DL took control and began to dismantle MEM. US flew CLT-PFN for a while with CRJ's, but didn't last. CLT is probably ...

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by FlyPNS1
Mon Dec 05, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/9/2016: AA Adds LAX-ANC
Replies: 74
Views: 9979

Re: OAG Changes 12/9/2016: AA Adds LAX-ANC

If AA does indeed have 8 open slots, there are a few cities that I'm surprised AA doesn't serve at all from DCA: MKE, YUL, OKC, and IAH/HOU come to mind. DCA-PNS is coming back 1x daily on April 4. It wasn't picked up in the OAG thread, but it's now for sale. AA had been flying it seasonally on the...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN December 6 schedule extension for 5/2-6/2/2017
Replies: 86
Views: 10641

Re: WN December 6 schedule extension for 5/2-6/2/2017

enilria wrote:
November was supposed to be the time of year they were going to start selling via Amadeus for Fall 2017. It appears that is delayed again.


WN's booking window is never that far into the future. There's no way WN was going to start selling tickets for Fall of 2017 in Fall of 2016.

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump wants privatized ATC in the US
Replies: 75
Views: 11623

Re: Trump wants privatized ATC in the US

If you set it up as a non-profit and keep the FAA oversight as the safety regulator, it might work. Many other countries have already done it. NavCanada did it quite successfully. Now, that's not to say it will be easy and there are a lot of potential pitfalls. ATC in the U.S. is very complex and ha...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Nov 16, 2016 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Proposes remedies for Aeromexico - Delta ATI JV
Replies: 95
Views: 11797

Re: DOT Proposes remedies for Aeromexico - Delta ATI JV

I'm honestly surprised. I think their resistance will ultimately be futile - they may succeed in knocking a few incremental slot pairs off at JFK and/or MEX, but I doubt they'll get the DOT to substantially back off on the divestiture "ask." Depends on how aggressive the new DOT is come J...

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by FlyPNS1
Tue Nov 15, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Investor Day
Replies: 2
Views: 306

Re: United Investor Day

I found a lot of the presentation smelled of Smisek (even though I know he's long gone). There were a lot of promises about "initiatives", but historically these intiatives don't work with UA. Plus, a lot of "following the leader" where they are "evaluating premium economy&q...

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Nov 04, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Legacy Airline Mergers are pro-competitive (says researchers)
Replies: 55
Views: 3902

Re: Legacy Airline Mergers are pro-competitive (says researchers)

I love that I have multiple options to virtually everywhere I fly, You had that ten years ago before the mergers. that I don't need to pay extra for elements of service (like phone reservations and checked baggage) that I don't need or want You didn't pay for those things in the past either. Airlin...

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Nov 04, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Legacy Airline Mergers are pro-competitive (says researchers)
Replies: 55
Views: 3902

Re: Legacy Airline Mergers are pro-competitive (says researchers)

Ignoring for a moment who paid the bills, let's compare airline passenger growth to economic growth. I'm focusing on 2007 as a starting point as it's right before merger mania got underway and before the economy tanked in the recession so that we are comparing peak to peak, not trough to peak. I'm a...

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD Construction Program
Replies: 30
Views: 4951

Re: IAD Construction Program

Most of this seems reasonable, except for the six extra gates. I'm not sure IAD really needs another six gates given that aircraft movements are at 15 year lows and many gates sit empty most of the day. It's a shame to see more money being poured into C/D, but I guess it's necessary since C/D will b...

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by FlyPNS1
Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Reports Third Quarter 2016 Profit
Replies: 84
Views: 6582

Re: Southwest Airlines Reports Third Quarter 2016 Profit

But for all of its strength and brilliance, Southwest does not have that - it can't even play in the game. The question is, is it a game worth playing in? The legacy carriers have spent the better part of a decade shrinking in most small/regional markets and more shrinking is likely to come as cost...

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by FlyPNS1
Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Reports Third Quarter 2016 Profit
Replies: 84
Views: 6582

Re: Southwest Airlines Reports Third Quarter 2016 Profit

And I do believe Southwest is every bit the hub and spoke Goliath that AA, Delta and United are - just in a slightly different way, as Southwest does, indeed, have more mid-size connecting hubs in addition to its megahubs. Except that WN's traffic is still nearly 70% O&D, whereas the legacy car...

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by FlyPNS1
Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Reports Third Quarter 2016 Profit
Replies: 84
Views: 6582

Re: Southwest Airlines Reports Third Quarter 2016 Profit

It may not be now, but I think it could be a problem in the future. Southwest's organic growth in the domestic U.S. market, above and beyond effectively the secular rate of economic growth, is done - just like the network airlines. The stimulative effect of the vaunted "Southwest effect" ...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Reports Third Quarter 2016 Profit
Replies: 84
Views: 6582

Re: Southwest Airlines Reports Third Quarter 2016 Profit

That Southwest faces major, structural, challenges that need to be addressed is not news. This has been quite clear to anyone paying attention for a decade. We'll see how it pans out - Southwest is a very well-run company with lots of really smart people. I don't think WN really faces any major str...

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Oct 14, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Hartford/Bradley (BDL)?
Replies: 37
Views: 3844

Re: What's next for Hartford/Bradley (BDL)?

The data showing BDL still in a state of decline comes from DOT T-100 data measuring RPMs through YE2015, not pax enplanements. RPMs are revenue pax miles and if pax enplanements are up, that probably means it's representing fewer flights with longer stage lengths (e.g. AA cancelling LAX-BDL last y...

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by FlyPNS1
Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Next for IAD ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1953

Re: Who Next for IAD ?

One thing I am pretty sure that is going to happen is that IAD will lose Porter Airlines. Once YTZ has got its US pre-clearance facilities, Porter is going to move to DCA immediately. YTZ-DCA would be much sweeter for Porter, fitting perfectly into its business model. Except that Porter would need ...

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by FlyPNS1
Fri Oct 07, 2016 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL reducing DCA-SLC to daily, starting DCA-LAX
Replies: 46
Views: 6691

Re: DL reducing DCA-SLC to daily, starting DCA-LAX

Even if it did scale back on a few mid to small markets, it would help UA's regional hub efforts at IAD. In general, IAD might suffer with SFO/LAX but would gain service/frequencies to more in perimeter markets. Gaining 50 extra passengers from GSO, while losing 150 from SFO isn't going to make IAD...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Oct 05, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL reducing DCA-SLC to daily, starting DCA-LAX
Replies: 46
Views: 6691

Re: DL ending DCA-SLC, moving flight to LAX

Technically though DL isn't ending DCA-SLC. They have 2 flights a day on DCA-SLC, so one flight will go DCA-SLC and one will do DCA-LAX. The other slot (granted almost 10 years ago now) is tied to SLC. Any attempt to move that beyond perimeter slot would trigger a competitive proceeding.

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by FlyPNS1
Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/2/2016: DL/UA/YNG Loses Flights/N8 Drops Everything but 1 Route
Replies: 33
Views: 6156

Re: OAG Changes 9/2/2016: DL/UA

While not an OAG update, UA did make quick a few changes of gauge to the winter schedule: http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... f-27aug16/ Interesting. This would be the first 787 service IAD has seen from UA. The move to a 764 on IAD-GVA is a bit of a surprise as that's a lot of seats for a ...

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by FlyPNS1
Wed Aug 17, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senators Want Answers From Airlines On IT Failures
Replies: 55
Views: 4330

Re: Senators Want Answers From Airlines On IT Failures

What authority does the United States Senate have to investigate the lawful operations of a private business? Running a business poorly is not illegal. This screams kangaroo court and reflects the slouching standards of our government. Airlines are certified by the federal government to operate. If...

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by FlyPNS1
Mon Aug 15, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to cut JFK-NRT, NRT-BKK/KIX; MSP-NRT decision 'pending'
Replies: 282
Views: 32865

Re: Delta to cut JFK-NRT, NRT-BKK/KIX; MSP-NRT decision 'pending'

That's a self-destruction spiral. If you already offer few to no services to begin with, the corporate contracts (that potentially could be lucrative) that need Asia would already migrate to AA or UA themselves, thus further eliminating any value proposition. You can offer very little TPAC service ...

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by FlyPNS1
Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to cut JFK-NRT, NRT-BKK/KIX; MSP-NRT decision 'pending'
Replies: 282
Views: 32865

Re: Delta to cut JFK-NRT, NRT-BKK/KIX; MSP-NRT decision 'pending'

Okay, then where is DL on JFK-China ?[/quote] DL has MU to help with that some of that. Given the limited availability of allocations to serve China, DL has to make tough choices. And it all comes down to what is critical for DL's corporate customers and clients. Are they demanding service to NRT? ...

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by FlyPNS1
Mon Aug 15, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to cut JFK-NRT, NRT-BKK/KIX; MSP-NRT decision 'pending'
Replies: 282
Views: 32865

Re: Delta to cut JFK-NRT, NRT-BKK/KIX; MSP-NRT decision 'pending'

think Delta is very short sighted in it's idea of making profits now instead of investing in a market and grow it over some time to make your operation more profitable. But Delta doesn't want to do that they want maximum return on investment now and in the long run that is going to hurt them. Wait ...

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by FlyPNS1
Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA is a parking lot tonight. 8/14. No North or West departures due to wx
Replies: 13
Views: 3985

Re: LGA is a parking lot tonight. 8/14. No North or West departures due to wx

Do not defend an atiquated system. Not blaming controllers, but the US atc system is a mess. We had a small cluster of storms to the north of nyc around 6pm. A small cluster south over central Jersey at 8pm. I'm not defending our system which is outdated. But when severe weather shuts down half of ...

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