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by enilria
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of Alaska Airlines at DFW Airport and Dallas Love Field with AS-VX merger
Replies: 10
Views: 1948

Re: Status of Alaska Airlines at DFW Airport and Dallas Love Field with AS-VX merger

Alaska Airlines currently has nonstops from DFW Airport to Seattle and Portland. Virgin America currently has nonstops from Dallas Love Field to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York-LaGuardia, and Washington-Reagan. Will Alaska remain at Dallas Love Field after the integration of Virgin ...

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by enilria
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040
Replies: 32
Views: 3643

Re: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040

" Virgin America has paid a fee equal to about 0.7 percent of the California airline's total revenue to Branson's Virgin holding company since the beginning of 2016, securities filings show. That fee topped an estimated $10 million last year. " My guess is that the fee won't expand to cove...

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by enilria
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/26/2017: 7Q to BIM; UA Drops FNTEWR; AY Cuts MIA; UE Opens Base at LUK With FRJ Equipment
Replies: 40
Views: 5422

Re: OAG Changes 3/26/2017: 7Q to BIM; UA Drops FNTEWR; AY Cuts MIA; UE Opens Base at LUK With FRJ Equipment

DL ATL-BRU NOV 1.0>0.5 DL ATL-CDG NOV 2>1.9 DL ATL-DUS NOV 1.0>0.8 DL ATL-FCO NOV 1.0>0.7 DL ATL-ICN NOV 1.0>0.9 DL ATL-LOS NOV 0.7>0.5 DL ATL-MAD NOV 1.0>0.7 DL ATL-STR NOV 1.0>0.7 DL BOS-CDG NOV 1.0>0.7 DL BOS-RSW SEP 0.3>0.1 DL CVG-CDG NOV 1.0>0.8 DL DTW-ICN NOV 1.0>0.9 DL DTW-PEK NOV 1.0>0.9 DL...

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by enilria
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/26/2017: 7Q to BIM; UA Drops FNTEWR; AY Cuts MIA; UE Opens Base at LUK With FRJ Equipment
Replies: 40
Views: 5422

Re: OAG Changes 3/26/2017: 7Q to BIM; UA Drops FNTEWR; AY Cuts MIA; UE Opens Base at LUK With FRJ Equipment

11725Flyer wrote:
Thanks for posting, as usual. You were extra early today!

Sometimes you have to get up early. :(

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by enilria
Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/26/2017: 7Q to BIM; UA Drops FNTEWR; AY Cuts MIA; UE Opens Base at LUK With FRJ Equipment
Replies: 40
Views: 5422

Re: OAG Changes 3/26/2017: 7Q to BIM; UA Drops FNTEWR; AY Cuts MIA; UE Opens Base at LUK With FRJ Equipment

What is this? Eqp is FRJ *UE BKL-LUK APR 0>1.3 MAY 0>1.5 JUN 0>1.5 JUL 0>1.4 AUG 0>1.5 SEP 0>1.4 OCT 0>1.2 *UE CLT-LUK MAY 0>0.7 *UE LUK-MDW APR 0>1.3 MAY 0>1.5 *UE LUK-MMU APR 0>0.8 MAY 0>0.9 JUN 0>0.9 JUL 0>0.8 AUG 0>0.9 SEP 0>0.8 OCT 0>0.9 NOV 0>0.9 *UE LUK-PDK MAY 0>0.7 JUN 0>0.7 JUL 0>0.7 AUG ...

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by enilria
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/26/2017: 7Q to BIM; UA Drops FNTEWR; AY Cuts MIA; UE Opens Base at LUK With FRJ Equipment
Replies: 40
Views: 5422

Re: OAG Changes 3/26/2017:UA Drops FNTEWR; AY Cuts MIA; UE Opens Base at LUK With FRJ Equipment

Alsatian wrote:
enilria wrote:
UA ORD-SEA SEP 4>6 OCT 4>6 NOV 4>6


Probably UA's response to DL's launch.

Excellent call. I missed that. Too early on a Sunday morning!

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by enilria
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/26/2017: 7Q to BIM; UA Drops FNTEWR; AY Cuts MIA; UE Opens Base at LUK With FRJ Equipment
Replies: 40
Views: 5422

OAG Changes 3/26/2017: 7Q to BIM; UA Drops FNTEWR; AY Cuts MIA; UE Opens Base at LUK With FRJ Equipment

FAQ WHAT IS THIS REPORT? This compares departures for sale THIS WEEK for the stated period versus what was for sale LAST WEEK...It does NOT compare to last year or now (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED). THE SCHEDULES SHOWN HERE CHANGE AFTER YOU POST??? -To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change of...

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by enilria
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Codeshare Options
Replies: 23
Views: 1991

Re: WN Codeshare Options

I think there will be enormous pressure (revenue pressure) to work with the ME3 + TK. It will open up A LOT of new opportunities for the ME3 and provide a lot of revenue to WN. It looks to me like the EK+TK are probably half of B6's code share revenue. It's smaller at AS, but I think it could be th...

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by enilria
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 373
Views: 32023

Re: Royal Jordanian banning electronics in cabin on US flights

#1 This is no stupider than the water ban at checkpoints. Actually less stupid.
#2 Doing it for selected airlines smells of politics.

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by enilria
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Gulf Air's future plan with so many aircraft on order?
Replies: 5
Views: 1933

Re: What is Gulf Air's future plan with so many aircraft on order?

Two part plan

1) defer/cancel aircraft orders
2) create new plan

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by enilria
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Codeshare Options
Replies: 23
Views: 1991

Re: WN Codeshare Options

I think there will be enormous pressure (revenue pressure) to work with the ME3 + TK. It will open up A LOT of new opportunities for the ME3 and provide a lot of revenue to WN. It looks to me like the EK+TK are probably half of B6's code share revenue. It's smaller at AS, but I think it could be tha...

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by enilria
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Being For EAS But Against Subsidized Gulf Carriers Really Hypocritical?
Replies: 19
Views: 1880

Re: Is Being For EAS But Against Subsidized Gulf Carriers Really Hypocritical?

Not only is EAS the same thing, what's worse are airport revenue bonds. The USA carriers complain all the infrastructure of the ME3 is subsidized by the government. Airport Revenue Bonds in the USA are tax free (huge subsidy) and are backed up government credit because the USA is one of the few rema...

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by enilria
Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/19/2017:EK Reduces LAX, QR Reverses ATL Cut, DL SEA-ORD 3X
Replies: 47
Views: 9029

Re: OAG Changes 3/19/2017:EK Reduces LAX, QR Reverses ATL Cut, DL SEA-ORD 3X

If you recall correctly UA didn't drop or reduce anything at LGA to add RDU. No one here was sure where the slots came from. I guess with the ORD build up they needed the aircraft on other routes. It makes sense. Too bad that route didn't even last a year, it was discussed at length here. The slots...

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by enilria
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/19/2017:EK Reduces LAX, QR Reverses ATL Cut, DL SEA-ORD 3X
Replies: 47
Views: 9029

OAG Changes 3/19/2017:EK Reduces LAX, QR Reverses ATL Cut, DL SEA-ORD 3X

FAQ WHAT IS THIS REPORT? This compares departures for sale THIS WEEK for the stated period versus what was for sale LAST WEEK...It does NOT compare to last year or now (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED). THE SCHEDULES SHOWN HERE CHANGE AFTER YOU POST??? -To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change of...

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by enilria
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 12747

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

No changes to Omaha or Des Moines from October 2016. (Except the added Houston flight). Schedule seems to start earlier in the day. They kept the typically summer only 5am flights that usually push back to 6am in the fall. They can get lots of extra flying this way with less aircraft. That coupled ...

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by enilria
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are Airlines paying a Maintenance Fee to Airbus, Boeing & Co
Replies: 7
Views: 1513

Re: Are Airlines paying a Maintenance Fee to Airbus, Boeing & Co

I don't know for sure, but I'd assume the airlines pay a monthly fee for manufacturer technical support. It would not be the kind of money that would support engineering a required AD modification. They would have to cover that cost through part sales or eat it. I'm not aware of a case where there h...

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by enilria
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Still Using Pneumatic Tubes to Transfer Weight and Balance Info
Replies: 7
Views: 1625

WN Still Using Pneumatic Tubes to Transfer Weight and Balance Info

Just wow... No longer will ramp personnel have to use pneumatic tubes — a technology that preceded the Wright Brothers’ first flight by about 50 years — to send notes in canisters about luggage and other cargo to workers who calculate critical jet weight and balance and carry the data back to the pl...

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by enilria
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination
Replies: 166
Views: 11556

Re: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination

jmc1975 wrote:
States should be given the power to determine if or where airline subsidies are needed.

Of course they have that now. Maryland gives BA 6.5m per year, for example.

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by enilria
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue launches fleet review with E190 cost concerns
Replies: 54
Views: 11732

Re: JetBlue launches fleet review with E190 cost concerns

I think the plane is not super-low-cost, but they are not going to find anything better in that size class once you consider their sunk cost. Maybe if fuel oil was $80, but now it doesn't work to replace the plane. Getting rid of it would orphan too many markets. Maybe this is part of an effort to g...

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by enilria
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU-US open skies may not apply to UK post-Brexit
Replies: 42
Views: 5691

Re: EU-US open skies may not apply to UK post-Brexit

Click-bait. Of course it may not. It does not exist yet. It may or it may not. Or it may be something completely separate.

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by enilria
Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta considers future of struggling refinery business
Replies: 23
Views: 3619

Re: Delta considers future of struggling refinery business

It was always a head scratcher move to get in the oil business. With the refinery segment struggling, the question is how long will DL be willing to subsidize losses versus any impact jet fuel prices the plant might have. Not a head-scratcher. They did it to lower the crack spread. It did. There's ...

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by enilria
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airports and Cost Per Enplanement; Comparisons? List?
Replies: 56
Views: 3456

Re: U.S. Airports and Cost Per Enplanement; Comparisons? List?

Furniture, interior finish of airline leased spaces for a club/boarding lounge/offices (sometimes the airport pays for everything down to the coffee machine and leases it back to the airline, sometimes the airline pays for everything) The following items are examples of things that may be included ...

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by enilria
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK theres no hiding parked aeroplanes now
Replies: 133
Views: 31158

Re: EK theres no hiding parked aeroplanes now

There is certainly a lot of misinformation and bias here, so here are the facts: The following were all sectors flown by the Emirates A380 fleet for the week from Wednesday, March 8 until yesterday Tuesday, March 14. All flights are daily with the exception of two that are less than daily for bilat...

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by enilria
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airports and Cost Per Enplanement; Comparisons? List?
Replies: 56
Views: 3456

Re: U.S. Airports and Cost Per Enplanement; Comparisons? List?

I think it would enlightening and useful to use the thread to compare the various CPEs at airports in the United States. To be fair, CPE means very little because it isn't really comparable at all. The following items are examples of things that may be included in CPE or may be excluded from CPE if...

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by enilria
Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

I'm not seeing it on ua.com. Then it looks dead. I'm not suggesting he cross-check it, just that he not blame and then denigrate the people at the airlines and just admit that occasionally OAG makes mistakes in their processing. You were blaming and denigrating OAG. Those are people. It's not run b...

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by enilria
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 12747

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

From what I've been told After the RES Server Meltdown last year ONE RES timeline got pushed up drastically. Dispatch, Flight/Inflight Ops and Ops Otis system coming in 2018/19. So no Red Eyes until then. Flyguy Let me make sure I understand that. You confused me with the term "ONE RES". ...

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by enilria
Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More new AS Routes!
Replies: 155
Views: 15230

Re: More new AS Routes!

Do you think running E175s coast to coast is really a sound business plan seem to me those would be pretty long and thin routes for such a small aircraft not to mention with the limited capacity that with all the transfer passengers going from east to west and V.V. there is going to be very limited...

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by enilria
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 12747

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

From what I've been told After the RES Server Meltdown last year ONE RES timeline got pushed up drastically. Dispatch, Flight/Inflight Ops and Ops Otis system coming in 2018/19. So no Red Eyes until then. Flyguy Let me make sure I understand that. You confused me with the term "ONE RES". ...

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by enilria
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More new AS Routes!
Replies: 155
Views: 15230

Re: More new AS Routes!

I think DTW would be better geographically positioned than either MCI or MSP plus the fact they would only need to go up against DL as in MSP you have Sun Country and Delta both to contend with. I am assuming you can run RJ-175s to MCI/MSP to the east and west coast and you can't run them to DTW fr...

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by enilria
Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More new AS Routes!
Replies: 155
Views: 15230

Re: More new AS Routes!

Hi Everyone. First of all, this is my first post. Thank You for all the years of fun reading and dedication you have all poured into this site. Now, into the good stuff. When Alaska Airlines first announced SFO-MSP it raised an eyebrow. The times of the flights didnt "add up." It was obvi...

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by enilria
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 12747

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

I wonder if this schedule period would be the right time to test the waters with red-eyes. Like enilira stated, transcons take up alot of aircraft time, running red-eyes would let them stay in the transcon market while giving them the flexibility to find more profitable daytime flying I was wonderi...

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by enilria
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

ahj2000 wrote:
11725Flyer wrote:
Sundays - go to church, eat lunch, read enilria's OAG thread. Much appreciated.

Apparently I have my priorities out of line. :shock: I always read this thread first :D

Then you can pray for more flights. ;)

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by enilria
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

So is UA retaining CME? I guess you won't know for sure until this coming Sunday. Is it still on UA.com? I'll also voice that I do appreciate these reports. I honestly have no idea how you do it, but it is really interesting to see every week how service can ebb and flow. What I do want to know, th...

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by enilria
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

Sundays - go to church, eat lunch, read enilria's OAG thread. Much appreciated. :) You state you love enrila's reports, but suggest he cross check OAG. I'm impressed at what he does. So what if some of the data turns out incorrect. Would you take what I assume is a lot of time to use OAG, then look...

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by enilria
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

I love this report every weekend, but OAG is not the gospel and they clearly make mistakes regularly. When you see things that look strange like that I recommend just going to UA.com or to orbitz and just checking the actual schedule. If you look at ORD-MHT in June for example you'll see 3X daily. ...

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by enilria
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

This is another one of those moments when I question why I waste my time doing this report. Also just FYI your description of how the prorate schedules are done is incorrect. Again, I thank you for your report, but there needs to be acknowledgement of its limitations and not just blame the airlines...

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by enilria
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 12747

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

Given that 1) it is off-season for transcon (Summer is peak) and 2) transcons require a lot of aircraft time (and they are very short of airplanes), I would not expect anything but cuts on transcon. This would actually be a great place to hack airplanes out of the system because since they don't hav...

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by enilria
Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

OAG is apparently extremely bad at reconciling changes between regional partners for major airlines, that is just a fact of life. What does that even mean? OAG doesn't reconcile anything. UA/AA/DL file their whole schedule including the regionals. If they gave OO access to their filed schedule and ...

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by enilria
Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

An av-geek friend of mine who works at FLL in a non-airline role says there are rumors not only is 3M leaving Cuba, but is close to shutting down completely. Anyone have any insight on this? Those have been around for a few years. They just got a new owner in November I think it was, probably with ...

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by enilria
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

F9 already flies MIAHAV so if it's being dropped a ton of airlines are going to chase that frequency. Didn't realize they were actually flying it. Then I'm guessing it is going to be a seasonal suspension. The same kind of seasonal suspension they did in all those stations that are still waiting fo...

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by enilria
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ruling Sheikhs Discussed Emirates-Etihad Merger
Replies: 26
Views: 6381

Re: Ruling Sheikhs Discussed Emirates-Etihad Merger

DWC's location could probably still work as the mega airport for both cities I've been saying DWC will be the catalyst for this to happen. Never say never but I think their egos are too big to ever let this happen Whose egos? The Sheikhs'? If the two airlines are indeed struggling, one imagines the...

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by enilria
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 12747

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

CAK is already closing. This does look to be THE BIG ONE. Maybe they will pull a rabbit out of their hat somehow? They could run really late or really early flights to try to make up for the lost planes. I just think that's gonna be a bad revenue decision as those fringe flights typically suck outsi...

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by enilria
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

*AA DFW-MEI JUN 2>0.1 JUL 2>0 AUG 2>0 SEP 2>0 OCT 2>0 NOV 2>0 *AA ORD-MEI JUN 0>1.0 JUL 0>1.0 AUG 0>1.0 SEP 0>1.0 OCT 0>1.0 NOV 0>1.0 This is a pattern change that difficult to write out but results in PIB and MEI each going from 2 DFW flights to 1 DFW flight and 1 ORD flight. It's probably a net p...

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by enilria
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 9414

OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

FAQ WHAT IS THIS REPORT? This compares departures for sale THIS WEEK for the stated period versus what was for sale LAST WEEK...It does NOT compare to last year or now (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED). HOW DO I READ IT? XXX-YYY DEC 4>5 JAN 4>5 ; means that the listed airline changed the frequency between t...

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by enilria
Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue May Delay ATL Launch
Replies: 119
Views: 9723

Re: JetBlue May Delay ATL Launch

Just for curiosity, when you fly into/out of an airport and there is either very little seating, no amenities, or the building is in disrepair, do you blame the airline or the airport? I did notice a couple of years ago at ORD that jetBlue waiting areas had power outlets in each seat while AA areas...

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by enilria
Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to announce new Bay Area routes
Replies: 160
Views: 14203

Re: Alaska to announce new SJC routes

Given how many long haul flights there are in this announcement and most of them on A320s where are the aircraft coming from? Should we assume VX are doing some frequency reductions in other markets? THAT is the big question. This is a massive number of airplanes. I think the obvious source would b...

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