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by GSP psgr
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1951
Views: 111886

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

DTW-BCN is more amount the "opportunity cost" of deploying an aircraft during peak summer flying into a heavy-leisure, heavy US-based POS market that has likely has a similar profile to FCO in terms of summer seasonality. DL already is flying ATL & JFK - BCN on A330-300s. However, thi...

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by GSP psgr
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1239
Views: 91100

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

BA might not have had enough aircraft availability left to do anything more than a twice weekly service, a model which wouldn't fit a market like STL very well. STL would need at least 4 weekly flights like PIT got to make a serious go of it. The CHS flights might be the last open 787 time BA has af...

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by GSP psgr
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1951
Views: 111886

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Steering this back to DTW-MAN. The article mentioned in passing in the top post of this page suggested around the mid 50s PDEW, Of more recent interest is that at the last World Routes conference, there was a publication by Anna Aero showing the largest number of long-haul searches out of DTW on un...

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by GSP psgr
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped
Replies: 127
Views: 18231

Re: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped

I wonder if we see Delta upgauge LGA-LEX/MHT. I could also see them starting LGA-SBN.

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by GSP psgr
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Capacity on JFK-DTW: Why so low?
Replies: 47
Views: 6051

Re: DL Capacity on JFK-DTW: Why so low?

I'm honestly more surprised that EWR-DTW isn't all mainline than at the service levels on JFK-DTW. Maybe once the 717s are redeployed from NYC and LAX operations.....

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by GSP psgr
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NRT & HND 2020 Slot Increase Potential New Destinations by JL & NH
Replies: 82
Views: 10411

Re: NRT & HND 2020 Slot Increase Potential New Destinations by JL & NH

nomorerjs wrote:
When new slots are available:

AA: DFW-HND
JL: ORD-HND

Other than that who knows. I’m sure our friend will pedict his favorite airport is a lock!


I'd also guess UA EWR-HND.

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by GSP psgr
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1951
Views: 111886

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

From the Delta Q3 2018 Earnings Call Transcript (https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/10/11/delta-air-lines-inc-dal-q3-2018-earnings-conferenc.aspx) Edward Russell -- FlightGlobal -- Analyst: "I wanted to ask about the performance in Minneapolis. Detroit is very strong in the quarter. However, ...

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by GSP psgr
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1951
Views: 111886

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

As far as Asia, was DTW-HKG an even bigger dog than SEA-HKG? I sort of got the impression that while DTW-HKG wasn't doing well, part of the reason it was moved was to bolster the attractiveness of the SEA operation and allow for a smaller aircraft to be used (at the expense of a huge amount of netw...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1951
Views: 111886

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

1) I wonder if Delta might try the same approach they're taking with BOS-LIS* to DTW-DUB sooner rather than later, that is, flying a domestically configured 752 transatlantic and selling the Domestic F seats as Premium Econ as a cheap way to add transatlantic summer seasonal capacity in low J market...

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by GSP psgr
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 6208

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

CLT-COU (Columbia MO) and CLT-ICT are two that I could see eventually happening. CLT-CMI was always one I thought should be added and its finally starting this December. Maybe also CLT-SPI and CLT-FSD? South Texas: Delta doesn't do ATL-HRL/BRO/MFE. I wonder if AA might bite from CLT SNA: I've often...

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by GSP psgr
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 6208

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

The unfortunate issue with all this is that AA is fleet constrained, especially in the widebody space. 787's coming online are really only replacing outgoing aircraft. The post about CLT-AMS is intriguing. What about domestic...any obvious holes people see there? CLT-COU (Columbia MO) and CLT-ICT a...

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by GSP psgr
Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 6208

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

As far as future narrowbody int'l destinations from CLT:

YVR (summer seasonal, cruise traffic)
LIM (connect to LATAM's hub there)
MTY (automotive traffic?)
KEF (pre-emptive strike against WOW and FI)
CUR (weekend beach traffic?)

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by GSP psgr
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1951
Views: 111886

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Cool add, that came a bit out of left-field. DTW-HNL hasn't been around since the DC-10s were retired. I wonder if the 76W is going to remain on the ground from 6am until noon an turn back to HNL, or if it will route in/out from elsewhere. DL operates DTW-HNL with the 333 circa 2010. It lasted less...

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by GSP psgr
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumours about Air France US expansion
Replies: 82
Views: 10316

Re: Rumours about Air France US expansion

Joon to Las Vegas?

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by GSP psgr
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019
Replies: 134
Views: 14958

Re: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019

hiflyeras wrote:
Wonder what AA's response will be? 2x daily next summer?


2x DFW-CDG and start LAX-CDG

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by GSP psgr
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31496

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Both CDG and MAD Will be a single 772 a day. I definitely agree about the overage of seats though. Then again MXP and BCN do it. Should it not work there’s not a lot of routes that would sustain 772 usage in the system. Definitely not a good sub for the 767 in thinner markets. The A332 certainly bu...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?
Replies: 84
Views: 15715

Re: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?

The PanAm piece is a large part of DL's strength. While it was many years ago at this point, it gave Delta an immediate base of FFs while LH was still not that strong. Most of the Euro carriers didn't get as strong as they are today until alliances and JV's gave them expanded access to our markets ...

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by GSP psgr
Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date
Replies: 83
Views: 15991

Re: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date

AA probably does regret not retrofitting them 10 years ago. IIRC, pre-merger, the plan was to slowly consolidate them down in MIA for their last years on routes like MIA-BOG/CCS/SJO/LIM/SJU/JFK/DFW/ORD where the hard product shortcomings wouldn't matter so much. Parker's frankly flying them on missi...

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by GSP psgr
Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?
Replies: 84
Views: 15715

Re: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?

1.) PMUS also had a much lower cost structure, which probably allowed a few more routes to be served more profitably; it probably did not help PHL-MUC/FRA/BRU/ZRH post merger. 2) Given that AA's probably flat on transatlantic capacity, I still think the CLT-MUC move may be a short to midterm play. D...

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by GSP psgr
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?
Replies: 84
Views: 15715

Re: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?

Lufthansa and its partners dominate travel from the German point of sale (ie, German passengers traveling abroad). That includes corporate travelers, the travelers more apt to spend money on business and first class tickets. And in the case of Germany markets, there are more Germans coming towards ...

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by GSP psgr
Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?
Replies: 84
Views: 15715

Re: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?

I think the apt comparison is not UA vs AA, but AA vs DL: -Delta's able to maintain JFK/DTW/ATL-FRA and ATL-DUS/MUC/STR year round as a strong, rather long-ish season on DTW-MUC I believe. This despite not getting any feed on the German end. It's a sign of how much they own DTW and ATL (I suspect JF...

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by GSP psgr
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3 New routes for UA
Replies: 50
Views: 4603

Re: 3 New routes for UA

#1 DEN-FRA?

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics
Replies: 94
Views: 9750

Re: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics

Thoughts on whether DL would actually prefer a slot for JFK-HND over SEA/ATL/DTW? I keep thinking that DL could probably talk DOT into moving the MSP slot to DTW in the discussions of the next set of HND allocations, and still have the traffic to make a 6w DTW-NRT service work alongside HND. Guesse...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics
Replies: 94
Views: 9750

Re: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics

JetBlue has the much better longhaul product through Mint and has 321LRs not too far away. No west coast feed. AS already runs a ton of pax up to ANC daily. A flight every hour in the summer. The Max-9 could do it. AS has a few A-321neo's & IIRC the max 8 would be a more suitable aircraft, but ...

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by GSP psgr
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics
Replies: 94
Views: 9750

Re: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics

Crazy thought in the back of my mind: I wonder if JetBlue or Alaska might make a play with a JFK/SEA-ANC-HND route application using narrowbody aircraft. Unlikely, but if they could get the slots for nothing, it could be a grab worth making. I'd like to see this attempted as well. AS is more suited...

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by GSP psgr
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics
Replies: 94
Views: 9750

Re: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics

Crazy thought in the back of my mind: I wonder if JetBlue or Alaska might make a play with a JFK/SEA-ANC-HND route application using narrowbody aircraft. Unlikely, but if they could get the slots for nothing, it could be a grab worth making.

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by GSP psgr
Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair long haul routes
Replies: 70
Views: 13103

Re: Finnair long haul routes

If the 321neos are to be transatlantic capable and can pull it off PHL-HEL and ORD-HEL (on a year round basis) would make a lot of sense. Maybe even BOS/IAD-HEL down the road also. I would think that pulling HEL-ORD with A321LR NEO they would need special cabin having lie flat J seats. So they woul...

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by GSP psgr
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics
Replies: 94
Views: 9750

Re: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics

Thoughts on whether DL would actually prefer a slot for JFK-HND over SEA/ATL/DTW? I keep thinking that DL could probably talk DOT into moving the MSP slot to DTW in the discussions of the next set of HND allocations, and still have the traffic to make a 6w DTW-NRT service work alongside HND. Guesse...

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by GSP psgr
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics
Replies: 94
Views: 9750

Re: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics

Thoughts on whether DL would actually prefer a slot for JFK-HND over SEA/ATL/DTW? I keep thinking that DL could probably talk DOT into moving the MSP slot to DTW in the discussions of the next set of HND allocations, and still have the traffic to make a 6w DTW-NRT service work alongside HND. Guesses...

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by GSP psgr
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair long haul routes
Replies: 70
Views: 13103

Re: Finnair long haul routes

If the 321neos are to be transatlantic capable and can pull it off PHL-HEL and ORD-HEL (on a year round basis) would make a lot of sense. Maybe even BOS/IAD-HEL down the road also.

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by GSP psgr
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG/STS
Replies: 85
Views: 11363

Re: OAG Changes 8/26/2019:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG

I get that these are *A hubs, but amazing they are flying deep into Europe into markets like Bologna and yet can't make a first tier market like FRA or even MUC work against LH. Shocking. They are basically conceding these markets from their hub. I'm blown away. Bold move cotton, let's see if it pa...

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by GSP psgr
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 627
Views: 59037

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

My guesses: SEA-CLT/CLE/YYZ, resume PDX-DTW/DEN, SFO-ANC/IAH/CLT(somewhere UA is too timid to go)

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by GSP psgr
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31496

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

And what about trying PHL-SVO on the 767? Would that work? It doesn't look like they will launch any new international routes from JFK but they possibly could do so from their PHL main hub. And what about PHL-AGP on the 757, even if only seasonal? That would also be a good idea. I would think we wo...

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by GSP psgr
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airline, two new destinations for SBA
Replies: 60
Views: 7410

Re: New airline, two new destinations for SBA

Delta? SLC and LAX or SEA?

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by GSP psgr
Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA drops Tehran from 23 September 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 11995

Re: BA drops Tehran from 23 September 2018

I wonder where BA decides to use the spare capacity. ISB? CCU? STL? DMM?

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by GSP psgr
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 465
Views: 61370

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

Two predictions: 1) AA's Corporate Account Department and Corporate Travel Mangers in the Chicagoland area are going to have some very awkward conversations in the near future. 2) AA will publicly regret leaving ORD-PEK/PVG within the next 5 years in the same way that UA now laments leaving JFK as a...

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by GSP psgr
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31496

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

AA holds onto JFK-CDG. I would hope that goes 2x 757 with 767s looking to be on their way to PHL. Frequency is important, 777 seems like alot of seats at one time to me. Both CDG and MAD Will be a single 772 a day. I definitely agree about the overage of seats though. Then again MXP and BCN do it. ...

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by GSP psgr
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 465
Views: 61370

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

I feel like to an extent AA is paying the price for OneWorld's sins. In Asia, OneWorld has no mainland Chinese partner (Hong Kong is it's own special deal). They're scrambling to pull in China Southern, which is probably the least attractive of the Big 3 Chinese Carriers (honestly, they might be bet...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 131
Views: 16583

Re: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

Most Likely If A Star Hub: ZRH
Dark Horse Star Hub: BRU
Most Likely Stand Alone: CDG
Dark Horse Stand Alone: KEF

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 28372

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

I have to guess that the odds of LH starting PHL-MUC next year just shot way up after AA announced they're moving the route to Charlotte. Why? It's not a major market. I highly doubt that ever launches. PHL-FRA has historically not been the best for them; even saw their low-cost "Jump" se...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31496

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

[photoid][/photoid] LH generally uses the Cityline A340-300 for PHL-FRA. I suppose they could upgauge to a 346 or 350 but I've always heard that PHL can't seem to sustain a high level of business traffic hence the 18-J configuration of the CL 340. I flew LH426 recently and Y seemed pretty much full-...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia route expansion?
Replies: 133
Views: 11083

Re: Philadelphia route expansion?

So I saw that PHL is planning on building a new commuter terminal on the other side of 17-35, which seems strange given that F isn't all that old to start with; to me it only makes sense if you then tore F down and replaced it with a new Concourse or two (a complete replacement of the AA hub gates a...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31496

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Mildly surprised that MIA didn't get anything out of this. There had been rumors that AA was interested in Seville, which could have fit as a MIA route. I could have also seen a return to MAN or FRA or the start of DUB. Yet all is quiet on the Miami front. Seville? I guess you meant Málaga. AGP is ...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 28372

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

I have to guess that the odds of LH starting PHL-MUC next year just shot way up after AA announced they're moving the route to Charlotte.

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31496

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Mildly surprised that MIA didn't get anything out of this. There had been rumors that AA was interested in Seville, which could have fit as a MIA route. I could have also seen a return to MAN or FRA or the start of DUB. Yet all is quiet on the Miami front.

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31496

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Also, I wonder if the gate crunch is at least somewhat of a factor in moving PHL-MUC down to CLT. AA's been hard up for widebody international arrival gates at certain times at PHL for awhile now, and CLT still has plenty of capacity at CLT. Perhaps it's time to consider a new A-Far West for AA at ...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31496

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Also, I wonder if the gate crunch is at least somewhat of a factor in moving PHL-MUC down to CLT. AA's been hard up for widebody international arrival gates at certain times at PHL for awhile now, and CLT still has plenty of capacity at CLT. Perhaps it's time to consider a new A-Far West for AA at P...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31496

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

It's funny how AA seemingly can't make Germany work at all. United does it because they have LH in Star. Delta makes it work by owning the origin traffic from their Detroit and Atlanta hubs (my sneaking suspicion is that JFK-FRA is a break even route that corporate contracts demanded). American, wit...

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by GSP psgr
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1647
Views: 154363

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

Lot's of frequency changes regarding PIT in the latest OAG. Here's a recap: DL BOS-PIT NOV 2>3[1.6] DEC 2>3[1.7] APR 3>4[1.9] MAY 3>4[1.8] DL LGA-PIT JAN 6>7[5] FEB 6>7[6] MAR 6>7[6] APR 6>7[6] MAY 6>7[6] This would be as good a time as any for DL to give PIT-LAX a try. Maybe they're waiting for th...

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by GSP psgr
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia route expansion?
Replies: 133
Views: 11083

Re: Philadelphia route expansion?

Should American opt to run a significant A321neo operation from Philadelphia, I think PHL-BRU/EDI/BHX/KEF would make sense. The EDI spotters are convinced JFK-EDI is switching (or in addition )to PHL-EDI. Im sure PHL-EDI was tried once and scrapped. BHX always seems a bit of a dead duck on transatl...

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