Probably not the full story. It will cost UA more than $100k to litigate this so likely they think they have a good case.Jump to post
Jayafe wrote:Strato2 wrote:Another predatory pricing deal for Boeing?
Indeed. They call it business as usual, why even bother to pretend they don't do it?. At least they are not suing anyone yet meanwhile...
Can we not rip apart for once a company that’s just doing something nice for people? We have so much negativity as is on this site. It’s something different and quite possibly fun for those stuck in the middle seat! Why so defensive before anything had even been posted? This is marketing and it see...Jump to post
I believe the high number of J seats is their strategy that they will be able to sell expensive Y or W seats and tempt customers to stick with United with dangling the carrot of a potential upgrade on long Intl routes. DL on the other hand does not really want to give away the seats or give up the ...Jump to post
While SFO has a good range of destinations in Europe, it still is the 2nd choice for many EU carriers when they want to serve the West Coast. Most telling is that both LO and OS fly to LAX instead of SFO despite the large Star hub up the road. Furthermore, many of the destinations served out of SFO...Jump to post
Midwestindy wrote:Found it: F9 SAT-TUL/OKC/CMH/JAX/CLT/CLE/e.t.c
Then I saw the 737-MAX10 seating very close to the 767 and felt the MAX10 could replace the 767 in certain areas. They don’t have the same seating for the same type of mission. Maybe a domestic configured 737-10 has the same seating as an Intl 763, but that wouldn’t solve any part of the problem fo...Jump to post
Why bother with these threads at all? These two companies are the two most coddled businesses on the planet and will continue the tit for tat for so long as their governments continue to protect them. This is the business equivalent of trying to understand who is right and wrong in India vs Pakistan...Jump to post
No one is getting laid off, just displaced to another base, Happens all the time in the airline business. Nothing to cry about and Alaska pilot scheduling will rework the schedules so as to minimize NY layovers. It may happen all the time, but being displaced to another base 2500 miles away is pret...Jump to post
CALTECH wrote:6684 767-3CB 101 (HA) 684 (UA) 33466 N684UA 0890 Arrive 7/18 N588HA
6685 767-3CB 102 (HA) 685 (UA) 33467 N685UA 0894 Arrive 10/18 N590HA
6686 767-3CB 103 (HA) 686 (UA) 33468 N686UA 0898 Arrive 2018 N592HA
So a shift in strategy at EWR to all mainline for primarily O&D would mean a decrease in daily flights and passenger count at EWR correct? If you eliminate connections then UA won't have the pax numbers to feed multiple non-stops to cities that can't support the O&D from New York without fe...Jump to post
I’ve always thought Hawaiian’s route system would nicely complement JetBlue’s network...especially if B6 expands across the Atlantic and/or into S. America. Having said that, I would hate for either to lose their brand identity to a merger. What would the complement be? They obvious have a small nu...Jump to post
As if United would ever order anything else than Boeing. Not happening with the current leadership and apparent with all those Boeing only orders in recent years. Sadly the 350 order was just inherited. Scott Kirby has been on management teams that only ordered Airbus - I'm sure he could influence ...Jump to post
Can't see them ordering the 330s; it would be another fleet type when they are trying to simplify. I'm thinking it will be 78's with a few more 9's for expansion. A 50 jet fleet is substantial enough to justify a new fleet type. I still think this is Boeing’s order to lose, but I also sense the cur...Jump to post
Now you’re just bringing up random points that aren’t at all related to your original question. You might as well start bringing up train incidents to support your point or talking about things you saw out the window. Mods should close this thread. I don't see you asking the Mods to close the threa...Jump to post
There has never been an ETOPS-caused fatality in the history of aviation. Ever. SAll of which have killed pax on TPACs.... than you are of an ETOPS issue, which never has. Ponder that. A few Sundays ago CBS 60 Minutes reported on a low cost air carrier know in the industry for its maintenance defic...Jump to post
BOS-ATL going down to 4x is a sign B6 is trying to rationalize capacity in a market that has been a total bloodbath. Not sure why they can't convert some frequencies to E190's instead... I think you have to look closer at day of week cuts. I see mid-Dec Friday at 5x and Sat at 2x. The weeks between...Jump to post
When will the new SEA Int'l arrival/departure terminal be ready? Shouldn't that allow bigger aircraft to fly from that Delta Hub? Bigger than the 747's currently flying from there? I was juist under the impression that DL had dialed down SEA as an int'l hub until capacity was increased with the new...Jump to post
777222LR wrote:So I've been pretty missing from checking this site regularly...is United ever getting their A350's?
neomax wrote:DFW, SDF, and ONT. And ANC is not among them?
Good deal for UA. And Hainan too as they need liquidity.Jump to post
UA put all its eggs in the SFO-Pacific market, moving its main hub operation there. If you fly into SFO regularly, you know the unreliability of that airport. When I worked at UA, feeder flights into SFO were delayed by hours, or cancelled, almost daily. I spent my morning reaccommodating transpaci...Jump to post
From West Coast (LAX/SFO/SEA) to China or even HKG, Y RT fares can be as low as 400-500. And yes, they're non-stop. There are a few posters here that mentioned those $2000 business-class RT tickets on CN3 also, although I've yet to find any. Agree. AS might get better fares on flights from the lowe...Jump to post
The future of IAD lies in a C/D rebuild from the ground up. If the terminal can become near a word-class terminal (in design) plus underground connections to landside and A/B (via walkway or train) it would give IAD the ability to become widely popular for both connections and O/D. UA/Others would ...Jump to post
Aren't the -9 and -10 orders the same aircraft? No. United has firm orders for 61 737-9s and 100 -10s. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/united-sees-economics-boost-with-max-10-446360/ 100, They ordered 100 737-9s., not 61. http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2012-07-12-Boeing-Announces-Historic-7...Jump to post
You’d likely see a different story if you measured ASMs. I’m fairly certainly WN is also #1 domestically on emplanements so it’s not surprising to see them #1 in Denver.Jump to post
To the person in charge it is. http://www.startribune.com/sun-country-passengers-abandoned-in-mexico-due-to-snow/479814983/ Bricker: "If people choose to fly a different flight, then we're refunding what they paid to us. We do everything we can for the passengers. If there's not a flight out, ...Jump to post
Why can't SY where USA airport can't go to MSP for cancel flight. Why can't SY fly ferry to Los Cabos to pick it up? SY can fly to MSP close nearby like RST or DBQ or DSM stay there for a few hours or overnight then snow is clear up fly back to MSP that's it. How stupid SY management are? Q No room...Jump to post
Stitch wrote:flyingclrs727 wrote:Why doesn't Boeing go ahead and put in the optimizations developed for the 787-9 into the 787-8?
Boeing has done just that and is now going to use the same aft fuselage (Sections 47/48) on the 787-8 and they do on the 787-9 and 787-10.
Why doesn't Boeing go ahead and put in the optimizations developed for the 787-9 into the 787-8? It would decrease costs by increasing commonality while decreasing weight. I can't see UA waiting till Boeing has its MOM ready to replace its 763's. If Boeing can't give UA a good deal on some 778's, p...Jump to post
I think the reason AS isn't fast to install the new interior is because they are possibly still considering developing their own premium product on their 737 transcon fleet...thats my conspiracy theory. I think that ship has sailed for now. AS seems to be happy being who they are which is somewhere...Jump to post
tphuang wrote:Probably deserves its own thread but it looks like as added jfk sjc and a third daily to sea.
Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans. Boeing says it’s not ready to launch, but this is a big sign of seriousness. And here we are still, 6 months after this thread was open, still dancing around a paper plane. Hello Boeing? Do you return to this thread just to troll or do ...Jump to post
PlanesNTrains wrote:I have faith. I don't know how the merger will work out financially, but I think that the work groups will ultimately work together well.
I still don’t get why people make such a big deal about Amazon. It’s just an online mall for cheap stuff. Do the locals get this fired up when Wal-mart wants to open new offices???? These are high skill technology jobs plus all the supporting functions like Ops, Finance, Legal, Facilities, HR, etc....Jump to post
I never flew Alaska. But I’m eager to see the F seat with the leg rest. It is funny how UA is always pulled in. Except I’m curious if they will look like the UA Economy Premium Plus! Off topic: I was having to see 5 757s refitted...perhaps it will start really rocking and rolling now. It’s because ...Jump to post
nomorerjs wrote:Let’s see if this becomes reality. This is Chicago we are talking about.
United clearly still struggles to get it right. They still cant get the basics down like business class meal service. Then there is: 767 Polaris in business, only good if your a solo traveler. If your traveling with a partner, there couldn't be a worse product so doesnt matter how comfy the seat is...Jump to post
I hope for the future sake of the AS/VX combined workforce, you retire - and soon. What is this, high school? Take your snarky comments to Facebook. EA CO AS is a great source of information here on airliners and near as I can tell pretty much everything he/she has ever posted ended up being true. ...Jump to post
Planeflyer wrote:We could eliminate most of the inane posts if folks on both sides would study the financial statemosts for both companies.
Looks like most days recently it’s been an A320 which obviously would be VX. Have you tried visiting their Facebook page? That’s where most of the people who complain about their food allergy not being accommodated, their preferred route not being flown, or their disdain for AS’ acquisition of VX go...Jump to post
Look at the international growth at OAK and San Jose—something you did not see coming so do not get too smug Let me know when a handful of A380s per day show up at OAK or SJC. It's already happened - I have the pictures to prove it. And can you guess why? That's right - diversions from SFO. Ironic ...Jump to post