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by VS4ever
Tue May 22, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Did anyone see this today? I'm surprised they chose to do this event in BOS vs a larger hub. https://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2018/05/21/delta-middle-seat-lounge/ I am sure others will get there turn. BOS is not small potatoes to DL and let's remember they are trying to grow and grab market ...

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by VS4ever
Mon May 21, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Been thinking more about Sichuan Airlines and their stated interest in a BOS-CTU flight. Is there a business connection between BOS & CTU that would warrant this flight before say KE/OZ to ICN or BR/CI to TPE. Just seems odd that would come first. I saw a list somewhere and the big one that sto...

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by VS4ever
Mon May 21, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oy-paa


Pics just posted on Boston Logan FB page, seemed very low key
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adamh8297 wrote:
Anyone hear anything of the inaugural PF STN-BOS-STN? Seems like there were no issues in arrival/departure but nothing on social media about it.

A321neo was used. Registration:OY-PAA

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oy-paa


Pics just posted on Boston Logan FB page, seemed very low key

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by VS4ever
Sat May 19, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 136
Views: 13229

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Don't they also fly three daily between BOS and ORD where some of the flights are on the Embraer? That seems like too little capacity to me. The limiting factor for ORD is gate space, they only have 1 gate assigned, although they borrow from NK if needed for IRROPS purposes. I think from memory the...

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by VS4ever
Thu May 17, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?
Replies: 51
Views: 12093

Re: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?

viewtopic.php?p=20411557#p20411557
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chrisnh wrote:
The SAT thing HAS to be 'Boston.' Why else use the word 'Historic?'


Alas not, it appears to be F9, based on the other thread,
viewtopic.php?p=20411557#p20411557

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by VS4ever
Thu May 17, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 18069

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

It's pretty common knowledge that B6's on time performance is in the toilet. This is really going to affect them in a negative way from a customer view point. you think those were bad: 5/8 - 11.43pm 5/9 - 1.00am 5/10 - 2.01am 5/11 - 2.25am 5/12 - 12.30am 5/13 - 11.57pm 5/14 - 4.47am 5/15 - Cancelle...

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by VS4ever
Wed May 16, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

My understanding is that morning departure fares are more premium than evening departures because of the strictly O&D nature of the market hence why there are more empty seats. The cheaper red-eye tends to sell first. I'm not a TATL business flier but if I was I would always chose this option. ...

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by VS4ever
Wed May 16, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Actually what would be funny is if DL did in fact start BOS-BOM....Massport have been angling for an India route for a long time... I know the logic says absolutely not, but i think it would send shockwaves through a.net if they did. If they did, I would probably actually start considering them the...

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by VS4ever
Wed May 16, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Great minds... I had the same exact thought. I posted this in the AF/DL/KL/VS TATL discussion, but I wonder if we'll see a broader rationalization of which planes fly which routes.. I wouldn't be surprised if DL added more capacity to BOS-AMS - the LF's are usually pretty good and they pump tons of...

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by VS4ever
Wed May 16, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Lets see if the other shoe falls: whether or not DL drops BOS-LHR. I wonder if DL were to instead go to 3x daily AMS instead of adding a new Transatlantic destination? Great minds... I had the same exact thought. I posted this in the AF/DL/KL/VS TATL discussion, but I wonder if we'll see a broader ...

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by VS4ever
Wed May 16, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 18069

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

It's been a bit of a mixed bag so far: Scheduled arrival is 11.56pm 5/2 - 12.11am arrival 5/3 - 01.08am arrival 5/4 - 01.59am arrival (ouch) 5/5 - 11.33pm arrival 5/6 - 11.33pm arrival Well done on getting in on the video! whichever person you may be. :) So, according to Flight Aware, the arrivals ...

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by VS4ever
Tue May 15, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

http://www.massport.com/media/2795/april-15-2018-board-presentation_website_watermark.pdf Not too much this month in terms of the released presentation deck, one interesting note, is that the CTU-BOS flight appears to be underpinned by 5 or 6 major companies who i am sure have committed some level o...

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by VS4ever
Mon May 14, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

The only way DL becomes #1 in Bos is by buying B6 or WN neither of which is likely to happen. While DL plans to grow to 150 per day. B6 will go to 200 and will have access to 9 more gates than DL at BOS, so no unless DL switches out a lot of the regional flying, there no way the gap is going to clos...

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by VS4ever
Sun May 13, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Well that’s not poking B6, that’s poking AA... hmmm.

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by VS4ever
Tue May 08, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Seems like Silver is starting BOS BHB starting July 1st using Saab 340. Here's the press release from Bar Harbor Airport, although the flights do not appear to be bookable at time of writing http://bhbairport.com/BHB%20Press%20release_050418.pdf and of course we want to know which gate they plan on...

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by VS4ever
Mon May 07, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Doubt daily. Even staples dont fly daily in winter like LH & BA Not sure. My Spanish is not great: http://noticiaslogisticaytransporte.com/transporte/07/05/2018/iberia-refuerza-sus-rutas-a-estados-unidos/120046.html If you translate the page, it quite clearly says IB is going to go year round o...

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by VS4ever
Mon May 07, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 18069

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

I'm in that video (not saying who). I think it will do well - IF they cqn get it to return on time. If I don't end up getting into ORH until 1am every evening I won't be taking it. That Fire Engine on the left - I think it throws out more smoke than any fire would! It's been a bit of a mixed bag so...

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by VS4ever
Fri May 04, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 18069

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

https://www.facebook.com/WorcesterRegio ... 964725112/

some nice shots, plus the water canon salute on the way out.. I hope this one does well. We will know in 3 months time when the data gets reported by T-100.
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Massport Video of the ORH-JFK yesterday
https://www.facebook.com/WorcesterRegio ... 964725112/

some nice shots, plus the water canon salute on the way out.. I hope this one does well. We will know in 3 months time when the data gets reported by T-100.

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by VS4ever
Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/278391/british-airways-w18-london-heathrow-long-haul-changes-as-of-30apr18/ BA switching BA202/03 from a 789 to a 772ER 3 weekly. update did not say which version is coming, a 4 class would be seat neutral although more 1st class than a 789. The 3 cl...

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by VS4ever
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue First Quarter Results 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6037

Re: JetBlue First Quarter Results 2018

Thanks again, I did see this article today. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ud-448022/ it confirms your belief of E1 being the 30th gate. Interesting enough, this article says DL will have 21 gates, less than the 23 many have thought. Cool, glad when i am proven right, doesn't always ha...

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by VS4ever
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue First Quarter Results 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6037

Re: JetBlue First Quarter Results 2018

Stuff from the call: BOS 6 gates addition 30 gates by 2021. Don't think that factors in their usage of E terminal. VS4ever does a good job explaining where the adds might be. FLL 5 gates addition First A320 restyled aircraft back in service ahead of schedule Going to LA area tomorrow for announceme...

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by VS4ever
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 166
Views: 18081

Re: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack

My wife got caught by a CBP sniffer dog at the end of a LHR-BOS trip, the kicker, we weren’t actually carrying any fruit with us. She had spilt some orange juice on her earlier in the flight when we hit a small amount of turbulence. We had forgotten and the poor CBP handler couldn’t figure it out. W...

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by VS4ever
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

So why the “sudden” increase in Central American airliners flying from BOS? What has changed the last couple years? Economics? Ethnologics? Massport and Boston's hit list of routes really wanted a Central/South American option. I am sure incentives have been provided, however the South American eco...

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by VS4ever
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 195
Views: 30104

Re: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?

I like the space of the E190, what I absolutely hate about the E190 are the paltry luggage bins, that barely fit anything, I think you would have to line up a 321 as well, because there is a space differential in those to the current 320. That said, i would prefer 4 abreast to 5, but that's just me....

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by VS4ever
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/18; Aviating in April
Replies: 209
Views: 20581

Re: Irish 4/18; Aviating in April

From another thread: I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the data published by the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics and see how the major international carriers are doing at the 30 largest U.S. airports in terms of load factors. The spreadsheet linked below is quite large, b...

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by VS4ever
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Plus the gates they already use in terminal E (E1-E3). Those gates have pretty much become B6's international arrival gates and during the day they also have departures from there. But basically my point was that both DL and B6 are growing and B6 has more space to grow than DL does. So everything e...

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by VS4ever
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Once the move takes place. B6 will have access to 29 gates, with the above pieces continuing except for 40-42 not being SY and AS any more Plus the gates they already use in terminal E (E1-E3). Those gates have pretty much become B6's international arrival gates and during the day they also have de...

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by VS4ever
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

VS4ever can validate this but had some time between meetings today to check the T-100 report. DL BOS-SFO LF was 82.43% on the outbound and 84.75% in the inbound. That's a respectable LF for an airline that is almost completely dependent on O&D. I looked at the international numbers and was impr...

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by VS4ever
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

They are getting all of Terminal A and I am sure Massport wouldn't be all that happy to invest millions of dollars to have DL have it's way. DL is looking energized and confident to take on AA first and then take on B6. Fully committed doesn't necessarily mean being the largest. All of terminal A i...

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by VS4ever
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair buying Azores Airlines?
Replies: 20
Views: 5234

Re: Icelandair buying Azores Airlines?

This would be an interesting tie up, and could be set to look kind of like a Southern version of KEF in the long run. Right now FI are closer to TACV (Cape Verde) than Azores airlines by providing aircraft and support. So the thoughts are leaning in that direction for a purchase. The other thing to ...

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by VS4ever
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports
Replies: 43
Views: 6967

Re: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports

Since the airlines are sending in the data is it possible that they could be sending in false numbers to make the LFs look better than they really are? I would think opposite. They would send in false numbers to make the LF look worse, to discourage competition. Carriers don't want to file false re...

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by VS4ever
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports
Replies: 43
Views: 6967

Re: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports

And AC only has numbers for one month. QR in ATL also had quite the drop-off those last two months. Wonder what that's about. Unfortunately, the BTS database only contains whatever the carriers actually submit to the agency, so there's no guarantee of completeness. Anything that was incomplete or o...

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by VS4ever
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports
Replies: 43
Views: 6967

Re: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports

Since the airlines are sending in the data is it possible that they could be sending in false numbers to make the LFs look better than they really are? It is entirely possible, however having done some of this work myself in relation to BOS, I've spoken to the in-house person who does the work for ...

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by VS4ever
Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can AA Make a Comeback at BOS/JFK?
Replies: 100
Views: 8324

Re: Can AA Make a Comeback at BOS/JFK?

The short answer to this whole question about BOS is no, BOS-CDG was on life support and is gone, Terminal B is about to be refurbished and AA consolidated onto 1 pier. When that happens the number of available gates will drop to 18, they technically have more but sublease to the likes of AC for the...

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by VS4ever
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

It also confirms that the BOS-CTU route is valid for 2019, although it says still subject to approval which i thought Sichuan said they already had... hmmmm... and while I am not going to start a war about B6's woes, it was not a good day technically for them and a number of folks on this site will...

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by VS4ever
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

http://www.massport.com/media/2766/march-15-2018-board-presentation_website_watermark.pdf Presentation from the latest Massport board meeting has been released. See slides 152 and on. Lots of information on the Terminal B expansion and renovation work, including renders. It looks pretty solid and s...

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by VS4ever
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Well fun and games tonight. B61152 delayed 4 hours MCO-BOS, changed flight to go via JFK, that one went tech , could no longer get our connection, back on 1152 BUT in what is the greatest irony I think I have seen at an airport, thanks to the tracking of FlightAware I have literally just witnessed t...

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by VS4ever
Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 18069

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

http://www.masslive.com/news/worcester/index.ssf/2018/04/worcester_regional_airport_hop.html Looks like Massport finished the improvements to ORH just in time and maybe a contributing factor to getting both the JFK flight next month and the new rumored flight in a couple of days time. Because $32m n...

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by VS4ever
Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 224
Views: 18069

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

Apparently ORH is announcing a new airline on Monday... http://www.masslive.com/news/worcester/index.ssf/2018/04/worcester_regional_airport_is.html Elite? Perhaps United who has been on a small airport kick lately? If its a major airline like described in the article I would guess United Express if...

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by VS4ever
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

clrd4t8koff wrote:
With IAH recently being upgauged by EK back to an A388, does anyone know what the LF's are for BOS vs IAH on EK?

I’m behind on running the data but last time I looked they were within 1% of each other on a rolling annual basis.

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by VS4ever
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

I believe it. The sheer volume of seafood that goes through Logan is incredible. Both in and out. New tail at terminal E on its way today. Level starts up BCN with an a333. Interesting that England, Ireland, Germany and Spain all seem capable of supporting flights from more than 1 city to Boston. Y...

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by VS4ever
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

JetBlue could fly BOS-ABQ. They already do it from JFK. North Africa...maybe Massport hoping for a flight to CMN (by AT)? Off topic, but speaking about ABQ... not too long ago I was at an international meeting in Santa Fe. Lots of Europeans, some Asians. All the Europeans were bitterly complaining ...

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by VS4ever
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

I would bet significantly more money on EK than I would on any of the others. I know that's an easy bet to make but man, as of now LH has a lot of idle time in their MUC-based A380 fleet and it doesn't get any more low risk than a short MUC-BOS turn to improve aircraft utilization. Understandable, ...

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by VS4ever
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

No its Sub-Saharan Africa - A few definitions of the region mentioned in the wiki link but all of them contain Cape Verde. Typically Sub-Saharan Africa is about 75-80 percent of all of Africa. So is there any info on how many passengers and loads on the TACV flight? Be a while yet. Massport doesn’t...

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by VS4ever
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

SJU by T-100 is assumed domestic, by Massport it’s assumed Caribbean, no way numbers would be that high otherwise

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by VS4ever
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Logan Feb-2018 numbers are out. Quick highlights: Highest loss is in Caribbean pax: -17,1% (explains the situation and probably tourists have not yet started flocking despite the cold weather) Followed by Middle East which explains the 2nd flight EK drop- -6.4% Central America - WOW! 40% growth vs....

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by VS4ever
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Thanks. I did pay and got the info. As a non hub airport, it I should have predicted it. There are no arrival or departure banks at BOS. Pretty much uniform for the whole day. Doesn't surprise me, although I would expect to see a slightly higher number of departures in the am (given all the RON's t...

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by VS4ever
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

hisham wrote:
Does anyone now where I can find data on which hours of the day BOS has more arrivals than departures and vice-versa?

Regards,


Flightstats.com would probably have it, but you would have to pay to access it

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by VS4ever
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 849
Views: 68813

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

I have to complement all you posters on this BOS thread. You all keep it interesting and up to date.it is one of my favorites and always look forward to new posts. You all always answer my questions with great info. I am an unabashed DELTA fan boy even though I took an early retirement from NW (22y...

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