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by RJNUT
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Opposite Direction Runway Operations
Replies: 19
Views: 1998

Re: Opposite Direction Runway Operations

I think back in the good old days, this was an approved procedure at ORD. Planes could operate in this manner on the old configuration 27/9's. Never saw it in person, but old school ORD had a tendency to change the plan up quickly at various times during the day depending on winds and traffic. YES,...

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by RJNUT
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta add daily EDI-BOS
Replies: 42
Views: 5990

Re: Delta add daily EDI-BOS

so how do DL-DL connections work in BOS? Do all their internationals flights arr/dep Term E. or do they depart from DL terminal and arrive at E? and how is connection if terminal split. does one have to go outside ?

thanks

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by RJNUT
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Low Ceiling" at DCA this morning
Replies: 39
Views: 4263

Re: *Low Ceiling"

Delta and JetBlue aircraft were arriving and departing at DCA. So no problems there. It seemed that only AA was in operational meltdown. Sorry, we can be a bit of a simple people here and every now and again we actually directly answer the question that was originally posted. Instead, would you jus...

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by RJNUT
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped
Replies: 127
Views: 18182

Re: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped

the results of the HHH runway extension at work with the UA adds to IAD and ORD! Will DL add ATL or LGA this coming summer?

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by RJNUT
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LF to Announce New Route from MCN 10/3
Replies: 16
Views: 1838

Re: LF to Announce New Route from MCN 10/3

RJNUT wrote:
Website now shows TPA 2x weekly starting mid DEC(seasonal)

Actually I cannot verify seasonality as they only load 6 months out on their website it appears!

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by RJNUT
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LF to Announce New Route from MCN 10/3
Replies: 16
Views: 1838

Re: LF to Announce New Route from MCN 10/3

Website now shows TPA 2x weekly starting mid DEC(seasonal)

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by RJNUT
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LF to Announce New Route from MCN 10/3
Replies: 16
Views: 1838

Re: LF to Announce New Route from MCN 10/3

LF is poised to takeover EAS routes from CLT to PKB and BKW from Via AIr so maybe MCN gets CLT service as well. Only if interline with AA will it work very well. BWI works well for MCN with more O/D and self connect to WN

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by RJNUT
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 16802

Re: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019

These RJ adds give more one stop opportunities than PHX across the entire lower 48.

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by RJNUT
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 16802

Re: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019

I like the TVC add a lot but was hoping for PHL or DCA seasonally.

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by RJNUT
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLYBE on time performance. 80%
Replies: 9
Views: 1128

Re: FLYBE on time performance. 80%

Industry-wide, isn't that number considered abysmally low?

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by RJNUT
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/30/2018:AC Drops YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR;DL Adds BOS-LIS, Drops SGU-SLC;F9 Drops CHS-ORD;UA Drops SGU-DEN/LAX
Replies: 44
Views: 6904

Re: OAG Changes 9/30/2018:AC Drops YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR;DL Adds BOS-LIS, Drops SGU-SLC;F9 Drops CHS-ORD;UA Drops SGU-DEN/LAX

ridgid727 wrote:
The reason all the SGU service is dropped at that time, is because the airport will be closed for aprox 4 months, to redo runway problems. Issues from the original contractor that built the airport.

Also appears DL has bumped capacity slightly at CDC as a bit of a reliever service.

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by RJNUT
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 66
Views: 8060

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

so going East UA to DEN would be about it , or possibly AS thru PDX but that too is limited

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by RJNUT
Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 68
Views: 12493

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

The good news is I see the Us3 respond with Bringing some of the first class perks back.(wishful thinking?). Pillows , blankets, at least 38" seat pitch would be good starters. I had the pleasure of riding on a refurbished 738 for UNITED recently the 37" seat pitch, ultra thin and uncomfo...

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by RJNUT
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747
Replies: 111
Views: 11473

Re: 50 years ago, the world changed forever

I remember driving out with my dad to what was then just a maintenance facility for TWA at Mid Continent (MCI) and watch the 747 do touch and go's! Thrilling!

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by RJNUT
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Pinnacle Airlines CEO murdered
Replies: 3
Views: 788

Re: Former Pinnacle Airlines CEO murdered

Wow! I met him on a NW Airlines fam trip to see the MEM hub in action. I was a travel agent then, but I can trace my airline roots back to May1985 , working for Pinnacle's predecessor, Express Airline I, being of the original staffing there. It 's a shame about this crime. I lived in downtown MEM of...

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by RJNUT
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: B6/PF Interlining Agreement
Replies: 19
Views: 3217

Re: RUMOUR: B6/PF Interlining Agreement

flyguy84 wrote:
Interlining is really no big deal... it's nowhere near a codeshare.

On International , it is actually a bigger deal then one presumes.

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by RJNUT
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: B6/PF Interlining Agreement
Replies: 19
Views: 3217

Re: RUMOUR: B6/PF Interlining Agreement

B6 does with almost everyone else in BOS including MT , so quite feasible. Would be good feed for PF!

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by RJNUT
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes
Replies: 106
Views: 12172

Re: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes

Of course the 3M drops are old news , but I still shake my head at them. I thought there was considerable promise, esp if they could get the UA code share on those routes, but alas, so many of their plans don't seem to come to fruition. I did question an October start for BKG, although I understood ...

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by RJNUT
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman - "Moxy will be a Tech Company that flies Airplanes"
Replies: 14
Views: 2041

Re: David Neeleman -

ilovelamp wrote:
Leveraging technology to reduce your interactions with humans. In other words, lower costs. That’s the only way this survives. I think he knows that but is spinning it as a positive.

You basically won this thread!

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by RJNUT
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country 2019 Expansion Ideas?
Replies: 35
Views: 2150

Re: Sun Country 2019 Expansion Ideas?

Not an expansion idea, but a little know fact is that Sun Country has had and still maintains interline agreement with Emirates and when pulling MPS-DXB flights on Emirates.com, SY is offered on connection thru BOS or JFK . I assume with their new model , that will eventually go away.

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by RJNUT
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches BOS-LIS in S19
Replies: 131
Views: 17278

Re: Rumor: DL launching BOS-LIS in S19

Don't know the numbers but must be trying to cash in on the ethnic ties that Air Azores and TAP have gone after for decades

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by RJNUT
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver to suspend RSW and JAX
Replies: 19
Views: 3849

Re: Silver to suspend RSW and JAX

Looks like 3M lost the VCT bid it was hoping for: https://www.aviationpros.com/news/12430448/federal-government-taps-boutique-air-not-silver-airways-to-service-victoria-regional-airport They had even gone so far as to post job listings for VCT station managers. 3M officials were clearly not happy a...

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by RJNUT
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver to suspend RSW and JAX
Replies: 19
Views: 3849

Re: Silver to suspend RSW and JAX

I had high hopes for Silver but they just cant seem to get any new traction under this management team. The ATR delay could not have been completely unforeseen and the Branson cancellation and now they are going after scattered EAS routes all over the country. (PDT,VCT,BHB .which they won, and other...

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by RJNUT
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada increases Dubai effective 02NOV
Replies: 10
Views: 2644

Re: Air Canada increases Dubai effective 02NOV

Interesting how EK was suppressed at YYZ for years. Then AC jumps in and has to bump capacity within 1st year!

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by RJNUT
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weakest Aspect of Regional / Connection Carriers in US?
Replies: 21
Views: 2617

Re: Weakest Aspect of Regional / Connection Carriers in US?

The biggest problems seem to be in summer with unpredictable T-storm build ups. At least with blizzards and hurricanes there is enough advance warning to be able to re-direct traffic and cancel in advance. O'Hare and NE airports seem to take the biggest delays in summer for regional carriers

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by RJNUT
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United at BWI: Giving up on Transatlantic connections?
Replies: 51
Views: 6574

Re: United at BWI: Giving up on Transatlantic connections?

capitalflyer wrote:
No one has suggested the obvious. 2x (and soon 3x) E145/CR2 service to IAD from BWI to line up with departure banks.



...Or as on United.com , one is offered ORD or YYZ for TATL options

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by RJNUT
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United at BWI: Giving up on Transatlantic connections?
Replies: 51
Views: 6574

Re: United at BWI: Giving up on Transatlantic connections?

Does the Amtrak codeshare reach that far down?

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by RJNUT
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/9/2018:AA Adds PHX-MSN/GRR;DL Drops CVG-PHX,DTW-PIA;F9 Drops CLT-AUS/SAT;LA Drops LIM-MCO;UA Adds LAX-RDD
Replies: 90
Views: 11412

Re: OAG Changes 9/9/2018:AA Adds PHX-MSN/GRR;DL Drops CVG-PHX,DTW-PIA;F9 Drops CLT-AUS/SAT;LA Drops LIM-MCO;UA Adds LAX-

When does9K get their Tecnam Travelers. Sometime next year? PVC-HPN is a return flight from 2 years ago, fwiw..

Yeah, the FI load must be file error as MCI is only going to 4xweek

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by RJNUT
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Icelandair performing at MCI?
Replies: 41
Views: 6302

Re: How is Icelandair performing at MCI?

Increased frequency will help with online booking options exposure. I like this move although the B757 is such a great plane. I assume no payload penalty on this route? While the schedule increase is great news I too am a little disappointed in the aircraft downgrade. Hopefully 2019 will be even be...

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by RJNUT
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Icelandair performing at MCI?
Replies: 41
Views: 6302

Re: How is Icelandair performing at MCI?

Increased frequency will help with online booking options exposure. I like this move although the B757 is such a great plane. I assume no payload penalty on this route?

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by RJNUT
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OO Starts EAS Service EAR-DEN
Replies: 16
Views: 1990

Re: OO Starts EAS Service EAR-DEN

I like UA's new commitment to smaller markets in the US whether it is EAS service bids or simply underserved markets or even interline with partners such as Silver, Boutique or Cape Air that serve smaller communities.. All show up on United.com!

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by RJNUT
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Icelandair performing at MCI?
Replies: 41
Views: 6302

Re: How is Icelandair performing at MCI?

FI has had a pretty terrible year. The expansion across North America, alone with growing competition (WOW, more direct service to KEF from US competitors, the growing availability of unbundled fares), has sharply impacted earnings. In response, the CEO has recently resigned. Big question marks are...

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by RJNUT
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN
Replies: 79
Views: 10744

Re: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN

Is there something I'm missing? I never knew AS or VX to operate LAS-SJC and I see it's showing up 0.2 for AS? I can't find anything on Alaskaair.com in January either. It's probably just for CES, and those flights aren't typically available for booking to the public IIRC. How do booking those work...

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by RJNUT
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1430
Views: 116050

Re: Problems in Iceland

With the recent resignation of the CEO of Icelandic it will be interesting to see what happens. The stated reasons were major drop in profits and the problems of expansion into North America. Cleveland was indicated along with the other new N. American cities as causing a major yield problem. Too m...

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by RJNUT
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet is on its last leg
Replies: 48
Views: 10162

Re: OneJet is on its last leg

Public Charters Inc. is not a Part 135. They are a Part 380 who handles ticket sales for Part 135's. It now has commuter authority. The AVP-PIT service (that is ending) is scheduled service. The flights sold as Texas Sky, Northern Sky, and Ultimate Air Shuttle are Part 380. I believe it intends to ...

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by RJNUT
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Delta to Start Service at ORH
Replies: 103
Views: 10821

Re: Confirmed: Delta to Start Service at ORH

a year's advance notice? What's that about?

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by RJNUT
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG/STS
Replies: 85
Views: 11360

Re: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG

*9K ACK-JFK OCT 0>0.3[0] NOV 0>1.0[0] DEC 0>1.0[0] JAN 0>1.0[0] FEB 0>1.0[0] MAR 0>1.0[0] APR 0>1.0[0] MAY 0>0.9[0] That is really odd... JFK isn't even a Cape Air station. They run their NYC area flights out of HPN. Having one flight a day to JFK starting in October (when traffic to ACK disappears...

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by RJNUT
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates expansion in N. America
Replies: 62
Views: 9591

Re: Emirates expansion in N. America

they already serve DC

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by RJNUT
Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Temporary MSN nonstops to SEA, BOS, LAX, and more...?
Replies: 16
Views: 1891

Re: Temporary MSN nonstops to SEA, BOS, LAX, and more...?

in addition to above mentioned special flights for same period: Nonstop to CLE- UA EX, Houston - Mainline UA, IND- DL connection, BNA- Mainline DL, RDU -DL Mainline and Connection, STL- DL Connection, along with equip. up gauge on the legacies to their major hubs! I see everything except the IND fl...

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by RJNUT
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Temporary MSN nonstops to SEA, BOS, LAX, and more...?
Replies: 16
Views: 1891

Re: Temporary MSN nonstops to SEA, BOS, LAX, and more...?

in addition to above mentioned special flights for same period: Nonstop to CLE- UA EX, Houston - Mainline UA, IND- DL connection, BNA- Mainline DL, RDU -DL Mainline and Connection, STL- DL Connection, along with equip. up gauge on the legacies to their major hubs!

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by RJNUT
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Temporary MSN nonstops to SEA, BOS, LAX, and more...?
Replies: 16
Views: 1891

Re: Temporary MSN nonstops to SEA, BOS, LAX, and more...?

Annual event for Epic. Must be a madhouse at the terminal.

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by RJNUT
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ending PIT-CDG
Replies: 120
Views: 13830

Re: Delta ending PIT-CDG

IMO If PIT couldn't support it, I'm sure that CMH and IND wouldn't be able to support it as well. Those 3 metro areas are roughly the same population with PIT being a bit larger. IND is supporting it right now, and the flight is doing very well according to DL in their earnings call. One-way J clas...

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by RJNUT
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ending PIT-CDG
Replies: 120
Views: 13830

Re: Delta ending PIT-CDG

CLE or CMH could step right into these shoes!

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by RJNUT
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet is on its last leg
Replies: 48
Views: 10162

Re: OneJet is on its last leg

he's gone from this cluster F. It was even too shady for him.

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by RJNUT
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Previous scheduled flights to Greenland
Replies: 9
Views: 1200

Re: Previous scheduled flights to Greenland

I thought Air Greenland flew to Iqaluit in Canada from Nuuk years ago, seasonally? or was it a Canadian operator?

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by RJNUT
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1626
Views: 152554

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

not sure if this is proper thread, but Southern Airways Express, in addition to new American Airlines interline agreement, has signed an interline pact with Condor and cities such as DuBois, etc., show up on DE website offering connections to Europe via PIT and BWI! Pretty cool, I think.

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by RJNUT
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/19/2018:AS Drops FLLSFO;DL Drops JFKBGR,BMIMSP,BNACVG,FNTMSP;Y4 Adds ABQ/CLT/More
Replies: 130
Views: 14843

Re: OAG Changes 8/19/2018:AS Drops FLLSFO;DL Drops JFKBGR,BMIMSP,BNACVG,FNTMSP;Y4 Adds ABQ/CLT/More

Is United out of Quincy, IL? It is EAS, van they just drop it? CGI is too close to STL for EAS. Worked with Cape Air and $59 fares to connect to Southwest. Save on parking and gas makes it worthwhile for a business person to fly to STL instead of drive. But ORD doesnt really work evidently. I think...

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by RJNUT
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta open a CLT crew base?
Replies: 38
Views: 6372

Re: Will Delta open a CLT crew Base??

Considering all of the expansion in CLT with the addition of new gates for AA in Concourse B, C.....that leaves Phase 2 of Terminal A with 18 new gates.....Who thinks Delta might acquire those to alleviate ATL??? Nobody that even remotely follows current airline market trends would even consider su...

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by RJNUT
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help me understand codesharing...
Replies: 31
Views: 4642

Re: Help me understand codesharing...

Dodgier on-line booking services combine flights on two airlines that have no interline agreement between themselves by selling a through ticket on a Hahn Air ticket number. But when the passenger checks in, they find that while the passenger journey is honoured, airline A refuses to check baggage ...

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