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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Ending Cuba Service to VRA & SNU
Replies: 13
Views: 1006

Re: WN Ending Cuba Service to VRA & SNU

Didnt need Trump to make these routes bad.

Been empty since day 1. Airlines are bleeding on Cuba. Even HAV

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of the Boeing yoke.
Replies: 57
Views: 11591

Re: Future of the Boeing yoke.

Airbus stick doesnt move when other pilot is moving it. Big fault. If other guy tries to help in bad situation it sums input...also bad design. Ask Captains about watching a new FO land helplessly. On a Boeing you can grease the controls on your side to lessen the touchdown if necessary. On an Airb...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US President thanks SpiceJet for aircraft orders
Replies: 16
Views: 5609

Re: US President thanks SpiceJet for aircraft orders

Why is it a joke?

What is funny about $22 billion going to Boeing?

Enlighten us with an educated, factual answer please

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of the Boeing yoke.
Replies: 57
Views: 11591

Re: Future of the Boeing yoke.

Airbus stick doesnt move when other pilot is moving it. Big fault. If other guy tries to help in bad situation it sums input...also bad design. Ask Captains about watching a new FO land helplessly. On a Boeing you can grease the controls on your side to lessen the touchdown if necessary. On an Airbu...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest cities not served by WN
Replies: 102
Views: 10338

Re: Largest cities not served by WN

JFK has to be biggest city unserved. One could argue LGA serves this purpose

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 344
Views: 73847

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

77W entering service would be like the Titanics funnels getting painted as she was sinking.

I called it 6 months ago...the 77W will
not enter sevice until things are straightened out. If they are straightened out

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Etihad removes chauffeur services except at AUH, introduces neighbour free seats
Replies: 25
Views: 5565

Re: Etihad removes chauffeur services except at AUH, introduces neighbour free seats

People buy 2 seats all the time.

Those are their seats.

No problem. Very common in industry

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EWR UA's Long-Term Answer for an East Coast Super-hub?
Replies: 105
Views: 13963

Re: Is EWR UA's Long-Term Answer for an East Coast Super-hub?

I haven't seen the new marketing campaign with regards to location. If taxi ads really say "Closer to NYC than JFK" you realize the competitive DISADVANTAGE in terms of perception UA really has vs Delta. It is a problem. The ongoing Penn Station fiasco isnt helping. Everyday on Good Day Ne...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: The US Mergers Didn't Happen
Replies: 52
Views: 6398

Re: Hypothetical: The US Mergers Didn't Happen

US was days from going under in winter of 2005 or 6. They had a week or two left.

They would have never made it to the AA merger had outside parties not intervened

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EWR UA's Long-Term Answer for an East Coast Super-hub?
Replies: 105
Views: 13963

Re: Is EWR UA's Long-Term Answer for an East Coast Super-hub?

Also, to clarify on a post by STT757. Despite a press release from the PA "Governor Chris Christie and Port Authority officials broke ground this morning on the overhaul of Newark Liberty International Airport’s 44-year-old Terminal A to provide travelers with a 21st-century facility, creating ...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EWR UA's Long-Term Answer for an East Coast Super-hub?
Replies: 105
Views: 13963

Re: Is EWR UA's Long-Term Answer for an East Coast Super-hub?

Chicago is geographically only 200 miles west of Atlanta. While Georgia may be on the east coast, I don't think it is really geographically related to EWR. Only because the East Coast curves inland until it hits north Florida. Chicago is geographically nowhere near the east coast at its respective ...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 14, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice
Replies: 43
Views: 1168

Re: Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice

Apparently the alleged shooter posted anti-Republican and anti-Trump views on his social media sites. Sadly some on the 'left' can be violent too, frustrated by the inability to prevent changes or policy that affects them. We saw the 'left' get violent during the Vietnam War era protests in the USA...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jun 12, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DL Pulls Sponsorship of Julius Caeser Performance Calling It "Trump-like"
Replies: 49
Views: 5391

Re: DL Pulls Sponsorship of Julius Caeser Performance Calling It "Trump-like"

B of A pulled out as well. The play is controversial in NY as well. You assume we are all the same...but we are not. Trump won 46 of 62 counties in New York. And in NYC he won 1 of 5 boroughs. So to say all NYers are cool with this garbage is not true. Been big (negative) headlines in NYC area for a...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's "World Images" Tailfins - 20 Years On
Replies: 80
Views: 8288

Re: BA's "World Images" Tailfins - 20 Years On

Biggest marketing disaster since New Coke

Didnt it even get a reaction in national politics?

"I wont fly a plane that doesnt fly the Union Jack."

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by jfklganyc
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/11/2017:AS Drops SLC-SJC, DL Drops ATL-BJX, DL Adds MSP-AUA, F9 Trims CVG/DEN, NK
Replies: 77
Views: 11563

Re: OAG Changes 6/11/2017:AS Drops SLC-SJC, DL Drops ATL-BJX, DL Adds MSP-AUA, F9 Trims CVG/DEN, NK

What's F9s game plane post DEN?

A bunch of cities with semi daily flying to places like MCO and LAS?

It seems like they are a company in search of a mission.

Even NK holds on to a hub in FLL for dear life.

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA RDU 777/DL 763 LHR and CDG OPS
Replies: 23
Views: 5658

Re: AA RDU 777/DL 763 LHR and CDG OPS

ATC is never a factor in these decisions unless you're prioritizing people pleasing over aviating. Unless assigned a LAHSO, the whole runway is yours for as long as you need it. ATC may ask you to hustle off or try to make an intersection, but it is not a restriction, and if you are a good pilot, yo...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No JetBlue In MIA?
Replies: 114
Views: 10705

Re: Why No JetBlue In MIA?

If they did serve MIA it would be something like 3-4 JFK 3-4 BOS.

They wouldnt go beyond that due to FLL hub down the road.

I guess the question B6 faces: is it worth it?

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by jfklganyc
Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1
Replies: 159
Views: 19508

Re: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1

I understand that you live there. Surely you know, first hand, why virtually every foreign carrier has stopped flying there.

I'd venture to say that the dozen or so left are trying to hang on to see if the situation improves. I'd imagine they too will leave if it doesnt.

It's very sad. Tragic.

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by jfklganyc
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1
Replies: 159
Views: 19508

Re: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/06/02/venezuelas-descent-into-anarchy-is-only-beginning/?utm_term=.4015abbfa4dd No offense to the poster looking for reasons for cancellation of the route...but you are searching for normalcy in a very abnormal situation. Given the extremes of the si...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Jun 03, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1
Replies: 159
Views: 19508

Re: UA suspends CCS effective 7/1

Government takes over industry, government collapses, people have nothing.

Such a sad situation, so sad.

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 242
Views: 38062

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

Yawn SQ. Yawn.

Several days late. Several dollars short

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by jfklganyc
Wed May 31, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rome (FCO) new Norwegian longhaul base
Replies: 47
Views: 6387

Re: Rome (FCO) new Norwegian longhaul base

Good move. Take the spoils that are left from AZ.

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by jfklganyc
Tue May 30, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue on Wednesday, May 24th, Very High Delayed flights %, Why?
Replies: 53
Views: 5156

Re: JetBlue on Wednesday, May 24th, Very High Delayed flights %, Why?

JFK down to one runway with 4 hour delays. BOS 2 hour delays. LGA and EWR yada yada...

Been a bad spring with runway construction and an unusual amount of IFR damp cool days.

Going to be a rough summer in BOS. JFK runway reopens 6/1.

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by jfklganyc
Tue May 30, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to reverse Obama's Cuba policies?
Replies: 18
Views: 3279

Re: Trump to reverse Obama's Cuba policies?

I hope not. The Republicans really seem to be trying to put their egos first rather than ties between their countries. While other nations are building business, tourist and trade links with Cuba, the US "leadership" seem intent on dragging themselves and others back to the Cold War era. ...

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by jfklganyc
Mon May 29, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: JFK approach over NJ coast line?
Replies: 4
Views: 952

Re: JFK approach over NJ coast line?

Standard VOR 13L approach. It starts over Sandy Hook over to Breezy Point and Canarsie. 20 mile long approach that does an arc to avoid LGA airspace

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by jfklganyc
Sun May 28, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and DL in BOS as focus city. Is the future uncertain?
Replies: 101
Views: 10364

Re: AA and DL in BOS as focus city. Is the future uncertain?

AA and DL dont even fly JFK-Trans Pac. They both have hubs there. The market is so much larger it is ridiculous.

What logic would make you think they would fly BOS - TransPac in any circumstance? Especially now that there are new 787s flying Asia Boston on Asian carriers?

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by jfklganyc
Fri May 26, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue on Wednesday, May 24th, Very High Delayed flights %, Why?
Replies: 53
Views: 5156

Re: JetBlue on Wednesday, May 24th, Very High Delayed flights %, Why?

Dude the truth is someone between you two guys. JFK sucks. 22L is closed. And when it reopens, there will be something else. Why people leave NY...everything is like that there. But fact is, B6 runs a bad on time operation. Their stats play that out. There on time performance system wide is worse th...

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by jfklganyc
Thu May 25, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue on Wednesday, May 24th, Very High Delayed flights %, Why?
Replies: 53
Views: 5156

Re: JetBlue on Wednesday, May 24th, Very High Delayed flights %, Why?

https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/resources/individuals/aviation-consumer-protection/280966/2017mayatcr.pdf They are the: Worst on time major airline Highest percentage of cancelled flights Highest percentage of denied boardings...and they dont overbook They run a bad operatio...

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by jfklganyc
Thu May 25, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue on Wednesday, May 24th, Very High Delayed flights %, Why?
Replies: 53
Views: 5156

Re: JetBlue on Wednesday, May 24th, Very High Delayed flights %, Why?

https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/resources/individuals/aviation-consumer-protection/280966/2017mayatcr.pdf They are the: Worst on time major airline Highest percentage of cancelled flights Highest percentage of denied boardings...and they dont overbook They run a bad operation...

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by jfklganyc
Mon May 22, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue New NYPD Livery
Replies: 33
Views: 6987

Re: JetBlue New NYPD Livery

If you attend a parade in NYC, you see this flag quite often. Usually with the mounted unit, motorcycle unit, or nypd marching band. Along with the Emerald Society, these are widespread symbols of the NYPD. Now that I have seen the NYPD shield below the jetway line, I am 100% sure B6 did this to hon...

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by jfklganyc
Sun May 21, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/21/2017:AA Drops LGA-MCI, B6 Drops LAS-SFO, DL Drops SLC-MIA
Replies: 78
Views: 12499

Re: OAG Changes 5/21/2017:AA Drops LGA-MCI, B6 Drops LAS-SFO, DL Drops SLC-MIA

Can MCI LGA be a mistake?

There isnt an excess capacity on this route at all.

No flights to JFK. A few flights to EWR.

Pretty shabby schedule.

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by jfklganyc
Sun May 21, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue New NYPD Livery
Replies: 33
Views: 6987

Re: JetBlue New NYPD Livery

That is the NYPD flag. I personally think B6 (while a strong supporter of cops and nypd) is trying to walk a fine line here. Many of their pax are from NYC communities of color that may not be thrilled with the nypd. (A view I disagree with btw) This is a little less in your face than an NYPD shield...

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by jfklganyc
Sun May 21, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue New NYPD Livery
Replies: 33
Views: 6987

Re: JetBlue New NYPD Livery

Yes! Been waiting for it! Classy move!

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by jfklganyc
Sat May 20, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review
Replies: 41
Views: 7224

Re: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review

Here we go again. Guys are giving you the "word" from Bluejet and Airbus fans go wild. Long story short, I said it before and I will say it again, you will not see an LR at B6 flying to Europe. They may take delivery for other things like deeper S America out of FLL. Word has it that LR wi...

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by jfklganyc
Sat May 20, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Richard Branson may start a new US airline venture after Alaska spat
Replies: 59
Views: 11750

Re: Richard Branson may start a new US airline venture after Alaska spat

His virgin brand is worthless in america...on an airline or anything else.

Have at it sir...PIT and STL have plenty of gates.

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by jfklganyc
Fri May 19, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-EU laptop ban abandoned; scrutiny increases over decision to leave ME ban in place
Replies: 58
Views: 6115

Re: US-EU laptop ban abandoned; scrutiny increases over decision to leave ME ban in place

I love how you guys seem to think this is a political situation. Didnt trump just get in trouble for sharing this same info with the Russian ambassador 3 days ago? So what is it? It's real classified intelligence he shared (and he's awful) or their is no laptop threat and this is political bias (and...

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by jfklganyc
Mon May 15, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia 77W goes into storage
Replies: 12
Views: 7253

Re: Alitalia 77W goes into storage

Thank you. People on this site live in La La Land. A bankrupt airline with high threat of liquidation doesnt take delivery of flagship aircraft...or any aircraft.

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by jfklganyc
Mon May 15, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/14/2017: DL Adds JFK-GIG, SLC-FLL/IND; UP Drops MCO-FPO; Big UA Fall Change
Replies: 49
Views: 10103

Re: OAG Changes 5/14/2017: DL Adds JFK-GIG, SLC-FLL/IND; UP Drops MCO-FPO; Big UA Fall Change

Delta can expand plenty at JFK. They have more slots and a lot of RJs using said slots.

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by jfklganyc
Sat May 13, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont 737 - 3-2 seating
Replies: 27
Views: 4621

Re: Piedmont 737 - 3-2 seating

Awesome photos thank u for sharing

WN had that club seating til the 2000s. No table!

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by jfklganyc
Fri May 12, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interview With JetBlue Head of Network Planning
Replies: 62
Views: 8025

Re: Interview With JetBlue Head of Network Planning

Yes, but you can not bet on that STT performance with any regularity.

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by jfklganyc
Fri May 12, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interview With JetBlue Head of Network Planning
Replies: 62
Views: 8025

Re: Interview With JetBlue Head of Network Planning

Re: STT The plane can not get off the runway and make JFK or BOS non stop without penalty. You need a 757 (and I think a 738 can do it) The Airbus simply can not do it. They can fly to STT nonstop as they do from BOS. But the return needs to stop somewhere. Even in SXM, you often see B6 departing ov...

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by jfklganyc
Tue May 09, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 344
Views: 73847

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

The way to go involves this factoid: In 2017, Italy does not need a national airline. LCCs (as well as trains) serve intra Italy and Europe well. Foreign carriers serve international destinations. The way to save AZ 15 years ago was to put it under the umbrella of LH (or another bigger rival) and ke...

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by jfklganyc
Mon May 08, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 344
Views: 73847

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

Do you really believe that?

You dont think a tiny airline having 12000 employees is a problem??

AZ is the TWA of Italy. Hanging on to past glory, but done...they just dont know it yet.

Sad end

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by jfklganyc
Sun May 07, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/7/2017: DL Adds JFK-PWM, NK Cuts Fall Capacity with Frequency, SK Reduces BOS
Replies: 39
Views: 7980

Re: OAG Changes 5/7/2017: DL Adds JFK-PWM, NK Cuts Fall Capacity with Frequency, SK Reduces BOS

AA gutted BOS a long time ago.

Anyone thinking otherwise doesnt see reality

These are a few leftover US rj routes.

I remember 15 eagle gates in the southie terminal. Been gone for 10 years

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by jfklganyc
Sun May 07, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX-FCO: An opportunity for AA post Alitalia?
Replies: 35
Views: 6040

Re: LAX-FCO: An opportunity for AA post Alitalia?

I agree that JFK and possibly ORD would go year round first.

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by jfklganyc
Sat May 06, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United applies for additional Havana frequencies
Replies: 21
Views: 3758

Re: United applies for additional Havana frequencies

Spread the wealth to what? Failing routes? Certainly they will take into account viability after the initial round of routes have either been scrapped or downgraded. The goal is to enhance competition and benefit the most number of people as possible. That is MIA FLL JFK EWR. Nothing else is going t...

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by jfklganyc
Sat May 06, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United applies for additional Havana frequencies
Replies: 21
Views: 3758

Re: United applies for additional Havana frequencies

These slots go to JB and DL or AA to MIA/FLL imo

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by jfklganyc
Fri May 05, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Frontier's route network so diverse?
Replies: 22
Views: 3225

Re: Why is Frontier's route network so diverse?

Their move was the WN buyout. They didnt do it. What you're seeing is an airline that got pushed out of their hub and now has a lost in the woods approach to new routes. It is a dart board approach with few routes lasting long and few routes flown with frequency. As others have noted, it has been mo...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK/LGA/EWR/HPN/ISP/SWF Aviation
Replies: 109
Views: 11237

Re: JFK/LGA/EWR/HPN/ISP/SWF Aviation

And yet people trek all the way to JFK for a slew of in perimeter destinations He has a point JFK-DFW is a huge hole in B6s network. Considering DFW has been a disaster for B6, and they are flailing along with 2 flights a day to BOS, what do they have to lose by throwing 1 or 2 JFK and FLL in there?...

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