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by jfklganyc
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline's Most Profitable Hubs
Replies: 42
Views: 4853

Re: US Airline's Most Profitable Hubs

Biggest marketshare + least competition + highest O and D...That is a successful hub. Eliminates NYC and LA for sure. EWR is an interesting one. Worked well for CO due to dominance and size. I believe the new add campaign “New Yorkewr,” coupled with talking with an insider at UA, highlights their we...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH
Replies: 95
Views: 6027

Re: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH

The subways are crumbling due to poor maintenance practices and bad governance; not population growth. The toll to enter Manhattan is a great policy. Congestion pricing is smart. That's a sign of NY doing the right thing; not a sign that things are bad. Anyway, that's all tangential to Amazon. The ...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jeppesen High & Low Altitude Enroute Charts
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: Jeppesen High & Low Altitude Enroute Charts

One shows Jet routes eg J454, the other victor airways eg V222.

Some VORs that are low altitude or terminal also do not appear.

FL180 is the cutover I believe

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH
Replies: 95
Views: 6027

Re: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH

Look at numbers not growth rate. New York is so much bigger than everywhere else in the United States that the growth rate is a misnomer. Show me a city that’s added 1 million people in United States in 20 years. The infastructure(trains from 1920s, roads from 1940s/50s) simply can not handle that ...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH
Replies: 95
Views: 6027

Re: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH

No way it's NYC. I'm shocked it even made the short list. It has simply gotten too expensive and too hard to live here...even for techies. NY is a city under siege from unchecked population growth without proper infrastructure growth. Our roads, subways, commuter rails, airports and bus system are ...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH
Replies: 95
Views: 6027

Re: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH

No way it's NYC. I'm shocked it even made the short list. It has simply gotten too expensive and too hard to live here...even for techies. NY is a city under siege from unchecked population growth without proper infrastructure growth. Our roads, subways, commuter rails, airports and bus system are c...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations
Replies: 161
Views: 24570

Re: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations

What pilot? Jetblue is the most delayed major airline in the US. They are knowingly dispatching the flights to LGB past curfew. Good luck to the pilot refusing to fly because of a curfew...JB dispatches a legal
flight and you’re a JB pilot, you are going.

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Nearby City Pairs With No Flights
Replies: 53
Views: 3111

Re: Nearby City Pairs With No Flights

JFK-to a lot of small/medium nearby cities due to LGA.

Although, DL has brought a lot onboard with their larger JFK hub a few years ago.

Off top of my head: bdl pvd alb stl mci

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by jfklganyc
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Worst Airline in the USA?
Replies: 106
Views: 14079

Re: B6 Worst Airline in the USA?

The route you just pointed out is B6s downfall. ROC-JFK-LAX. If JFK goes down, hello, ROC-DTW-LAX. With B6, it becomes, I will see you in 4 days. They simply cant compete because of their hub setup. This leads them to push the issue, which extends the irregular operations for many days and gives peo...

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by jfklganyc
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/14/2018: DL Adds SEA-IAD/IND/MCI, Expands in BOS; AA Reduces STT/SXM
Replies: 80
Views: 11435

Re: OAG Changes 1/14/2018: DL Adds SEA-IAD/IND/MCI, Expands in BOS; AA Reduces STT/SXM

What is the driving force? Proximity and connections to Europe?

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 11619

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

Bingo. 15 kt xwind limitation on many types. Also limited with runway contamination.

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 11619

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

They stopped all arrivals and departures from 12-1230 ET today due to WS. Long taxi

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Worst Airline in the USA?
Replies: 106
Views: 14079

Re: B6 Worst Airline in the USA?

Those metrics are for one month. A good weather month. A low traffic month.

Post the stats at JFK and BOS for the year. Then we will have a real discussion.

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Worst Airline in the USA?
Replies: 106
Views: 14079

Re: B6 Worst Airline in the USA?

how is the Wall Street Journal fake news? It’s the most read newspaper in the country. Enough with the fake news garbage already. There are going to be a lot of opinion pieces out there that you don’t like and a lot of reporting with slanted viewpoints that you don’t like… Doesn’t mean it’s fake new...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Worst Airline in the USA?
Replies: 106
Views: 14079

Re: B6 Worst Airline in the USA?

Yup, it is true.

Heads should be rolling over there. Especially in light of the fact that they rolled out an on time program a year ago! It is also amazing that an airline that doesnt overbook should have so many denied boardings...but they do!

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America 2018 A321 plan
Replies: 19
Views: 5053

Re: Virgin America 2018 A321 plan

I like VX. They were around for just under 10
years when all was said and done. That’s a blip. Sorry

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America 2018 A321 plan
Replies: 19
Views: 5053

Re: Virgin America 2018 A321 plan

What history? They existed for a blip. Their history involves burning lots of money, becoming briefly profitable, and getting sold to the highest bidder for marketshare. Glad the employees will make out like bandits with Alaska rates and job security.

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28774

Re: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

JFK cant catch a break:

KJFK 082051Z 26008KT 10SM -FZRA BKN055 BKN080 OVC100 M01/M07 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 FZRAB47 P0000 60000 T10061072 55021

Sure to slow things down this evening

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28774

Re: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

What is Delta going to do with the IAT closed? That is going to be more than one day, right?

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by jfklganyc
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 4 Water Line break
Replies: 13
Views: 3727

Re: JFK Terminal 4 Water Line break

JFK is a mess and has been since Thursday.

A series of almost a comedic events has occurred.

Sadly this will extend the misery for another 2 days

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by jfklganyc
Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28774

Re: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

[quote="aemoreira1981"]The situation in JFK remains catastrophic.

In aviation, when you see a smoking hole at the end of the runway with dead bodies in it, you use the word catastrophic.

What you see at T1 is stupid, annoying, enraging... not catastrophic.

Just giving you perspective...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charleston Airport to remain closed through 7:00PM Monday
Replies: 26
Views: 5678

Re: Charleston Airport to remain closed through 7:00PM Monday

This isnt RDU or ATL...they almost never get snow being a coastal southern city.

There is really no reason for them to invest in snow removal equipment

This storm and cold is a one-off that may not happen again for 20 years.

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "2017 was a crap year": Now hundreds of pilots are in line to work for Norwegian
Replies: 5
Views: 2788

Re: "2017 was a crap year": Now hundreds of pilots are in line to work for Norwegian

Major airlines usually have a few thousand in a pool after thousands of applications come in. Not ripping DY, just giving perspective

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Airlines to award all Mainline Employees and Wholly - Owned Regional Employees $1,000 in first quarter
Replies: 50
Views: 5510

Re: American Airlines to award all Mainline Employees and Wholly - Owned Regional Employees $1,000 in first quarter

Yesterday, JetBlue announced $1000 bonuses to all full time employees as of 12/31.

More gimmicks, this bill wont put more money into peoples’ pockets... :/ (sarcasm)

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tax reform = AS quickly replaces Airbus with Boeing?
Replies: 78
Views: 11823

Re: Tax reform = AS quickly replaces Airbus with Boeing?

Why are people so obssessed with these Airbuses? My god! I have never seen like it since the NW DC 9 threads.

What are there, 3 active threads going now?

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Airlines to award all Mainline Employees and Wholly - Owned Regional Employees $1,000 in first quarter
Replies: 50
Views: 5510

Re: American Airlines to award all Mainline Employees and Wholly - Owned Regional Employees $1,000 in first quarter

Great news! The idea behind this bill is to further ignite the already booming economy and to finally raise wages after a decade of being stagnant.

It is a very good sign that all these companies are giving $1000 bonuses

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 198
Views: 39651

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

AS gobbled a competittor to gain marketshare; they will keep profitable aspects...get over it!

I know it’s a bitter pill to swallow for employees but you’re going to make more money and have more job security than you could’ve ever dreamed of having. That’s what matters at the end of a career.

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK .. Istanbul-Havana
Replies: 44
Views: 6890

Re: TK .. Istanbul-Havana

The problem with US travel to Cuba Like much of Obama’s term, he did what he could do without actually addressing the issue with Congress. Because Congress never lifted the embargo, trump can just undo much of what Obama has done. United States system of government protects against autocratic rulers...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United planes overnight at Heathrow?
Replies: 41
Views: 10395

Re: United planes overnight at Heathrow?

Must be a slot thing.

You need to use an early morning slot and it’s simply too early to turn a plane

Or

The landing slot is too late to effectively turn airplane for an effective flight to US

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes NYE2017: DL Adds CVG-AUS, EK Trims JFK, FI Grows SEA; UA Adds Summer EWR-SRQ
Replies: 63
Views: 11071

Re: OAG Changes NYE2017: DL Adds CVG-AUS, EK Trims JFK, FI Grows SEA; UA Adds Summer EWR-SRQ

EWR-SRQ .. in the summer??. You're aware PE flew this route 3 daily in th summer about 33 years ago. CO flew it every summer for another 22 or 23 years. WHY THE HELL ARE YOU SO SHOCKED????? AF starting SRQ-CDG---shocking HA starting SRQ-HNL---shocking UA continuing a route into summer---shocking......

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by jfklganyc
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta flight forced to divert after bird enters cockpit
Replies: 12
Views: 4307

Re: Delta flight forced to divert after bird enters cockpit

Hmm. Cant question the pilot. Sound decision. Probably could gave pressed on as well. Will make a great story over beers though

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by jfklganyc
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 198
Views: 39651

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Very sexy plane. No reason why the busses and 737s cant coexist.

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by jfklganyc
Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK .. Istanbul-Havana
Replies: 44
Views: 6890

Re: TK .. Istanbul-Havana

But answer as to why is because it's a popular and increasingly trendy vacation spot. Scheduled flights and charters from Europe have been operating to Cuba since the late 80's, Cuba has been a very popular destination for sunseekers throughout the world for decades, it's just Americans that have a...

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by jfklganyc
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 198
Views: 39651

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Saw their west coast plane at JFK today. Looked like a Miami Air charter. No airline name. White tail.

So freakin stupid!

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by jfklganyc
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Greece disappeared as a transatlantic destination?
Replies: 118
Views: 19223

Re: Has Greece disappeared as a destination?

To OP, dont listen to these bashers. I know what you mean. When Olympic was flying, you also had TW DL and FF (I believe that was Tower). All that is gone. For a while ATH had only DL. They upgraded to a 330. But I also know from my Greek friends in queens that Delta was the least preferred option b...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH175 LAX-NRT returning to LAX due to a passenger being onboard who shouldnt be onboard
Replies: 94
Views: 19041

Re: NH175 LAX-NRT returning to LAX due to a passenger being onboard who shouldnt be onboard

It is?

I fly 6-8 flights a week and I never see FAs counting pax unless the number boarded doesnt equal the number on paperwork.

Thats just my airline tho

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by jfklganyc
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How could BA continue a prestigious London-New York experience?
Replies: 125
Views: 19467

Re: How could BA continue a prestigious London-New York experience?

JFK does not have a nighttime curfew

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by jfklganyc
Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT hub today vs DL CVG hub at the peak?
Replies: 67
Views: 8998

Re: AA CLT hub today vs DL CVG hub at the peak?

CLT is a banking center. That alone drives more numbers than city popation.

CLT (and region) are growing. Upper midwest stagnant or shrinking

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by jfklganyc
Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX
Replies: 102
Views: 15151

Re: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX

AA at JFK...this is slot useage. They are obviously rearranging this hub and simply dont know what to do with the slots. A few years ago, DL upped JFK PHL for same reason. At the time they were enforcing the useage requirements. Obviously the Bos schedule has a lot to do with this...unless their is ...

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by jfklganyc
Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former hub traffic (TWA, DL, US, etc.)
Replies: 30
Views: 5590

Re: Former hub traffic (TWA, DL, US, etc.)

There are many factors here being glossed over. To generalize the answer for original question: For much of the 2000’s capacity was way down versus 2000. There are many moving pieces to that, but in general the early-mid 2000s were a lost decade for US aviation. Widebodies went away so guage got sma...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2018 KMHT Growth opportunities
Replies: 37
Views: 3000

Re: 2018 KMHT Growth opportunities

Thread title suggestion: Unless we are fully prepared to start using international codes on this site (which most people on here wont understand) can we stick to IATA codes? MHT is sufficient. No offense to the OP... It is the second thread today. Unless we are prepared to start using TJSJ instead o...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: SY to cease DCA service Jan 7th
Replies: 36
Views: 6487

Re: Rumor: SY to cease DCA service Jan 7th

SY has new ownership with a different vision. Wouldn’t be surprised if JFK is next

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by jfklganyc
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
Replies: 78
Views: 10423

Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

CLT-NYC is banking center to banking center, no? DFW-NYC is business center to business center and they dont have another hub carrier with high frequency service to contend with. I would argue that both are more profitable and more important from LGA than ORD for AA. Both could use “shuttle.” The lo...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Long Haul Ops Increasingly Complicated - Effect On Transatlantic JV?
Replies: 15
Views: 6673

Re: LH Long Haul Ops Increasingly Complicated - Effect On Transatlantic JV?

There is still the JFK DUS route missing post AB.

Anyone going to fill that gap?

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by jfklganyc
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
Replies: 78
Views: 10423

Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

Im talking about mainline branding from LGA. The size of their operation is irrelevant, nor did I comment on AAs presence in NYC. If you are making ORD “shuttle” you can make most of the mainline LGA operation “shuttle.” I would argue that DFW and MIA are actually more important “shuttle”routes for ...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
Replies: 78
Views: 10423

Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

What makes ORD more special than DFW MIA DCA or CLT? The only other mainline destinations That are non-hubs are BOS and PBI. What differentiates ORD among AA's various higher-frequency routes out of LGA, makes it a plausible candidate for "Shuttle" branding, are: * Level of frequency (onl...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
Replies: 78
Views: 10423

Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

Bringing the conversation back into reality - I made an off handed comment a few months ago for "the hell of it" suggesting AA look at branding LGA-ORD as shuttle services, with the dedicated features and all that. Kind of expected it to be taken as "meh, whatever," but I saw a ...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
Replies: 78
Views: 10423

Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

Isnt AA down to LHR only from ORD??

They have some bigger problems than gate contracts

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by jfklganyc
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-AMS
Replies: 80
Views: 15543

Re: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-

Can you be specific when you say PHL-JFK-Intl? Do you mean East Asia, South America, Europe? I do see that I can now fly PHL-JFK-HKG as an additional choice over say PHL-ORD-HKG on AA/CX, but the thing is PHL doesn't have a nonstop to HKG or anywhere in East Asia that it's adversely affecting the n...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-AMS
Replies: 80
Views: 15543

Re: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-

You’re missing the big picture, and AA is cluelessly losing any position it has in NYC. Few are backtracking (from LGA JFK or EWR) to PHL to fly to Europe because there are a plethora of non stop and connecting options (in the correct direction) to get NYers to any point in Europe at any time of day...

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