Famous musicians who leave shall we say "diva" impressions, have routinely used their private jets while tour because of lack of 5 star hotels in the area of certain cities. Strange, if you ask me. If the city has an airport you would think it should have an acceptable hotel as well. Do y...Jump to post
If we're mad that ORD is not a huge goliath of an airport unlike some others we could mention, let's face it, blame United Airlines. Face it. They've been in the driver's seat for years and they're the ones going down the road going 15 under the speed limit while everyone else is flying on by. UA a...Jump to post
If we're mad that ORD is not a huge goliath of an airport unlike some others we could mention, let's face it, blame United Airlines.
Face it. They've been in the driver's seat for years and they're the ones going down the road going 15 under the speed limit while everyone else is flying on by.
Are the Icelandair aircraft still 23 hours in the ground ??? That's pretty inefficient use of capital Also a lot of those Microsoft people are heading just to Dublin, it's their destination ... the tech link is there for Ireland , the Nordic traffic is not worth chasing .... is Nokia still going ? ...Jump to post
I think you people need to understand why this thread was started. A butthurt Chicagoan doesnt feel AA is giving ORD the attention he feels it deserves. Therefore, he wants to fantasize that AA will go away and some other airline will come in and save the day. NOT...GOING...TO...HAPPEN. AA isnt lea...Jump to post
WN could move some or even all its operations to ORD if AA left. MDW is not very convenient for most of Chicagoland and WN would gain a lot by moving to ORD. *NOT* being at O'Hare is why Southwest became such a major player in Chicago. True, but if AA were gone, it would suddenly make sense for WN ...Jump to post
Well, Sydney Mardi Gras in 2018 is going to be a lot more fun than before.
I will either end up a) bleeding in a few places, b) having major burns when i take a leak, c) married, d) in rehab, e) all of the above.
All of this 75 range talk is making me nostalgic when I tested my UA loyalty in 2013 by trying to fly EWR-ARN TATL monthly on UA metal! Oh, the good old days... so "good" there was even a flyertalk thread attempting to document all of the fuel stops: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united...Jump to post
West Coast-KEF is already served. The catchment is going to be limited to the Midwest. Already served by whom? WOW is already in SFO and LAX. Got news for you, bud. Just because WOW is in SFO and LAX doesn't mean everybody in the area is flying them exclusively. Icelandair still funnels a great dea...Jump to post
Has anyone been able read the WSJ article about the battle in BOS between DL and B6? I am not able to open it and wondered if someone could share or at least the highlights. These kind of articles really provide very little insights. You can really get more info just based on the average fare numbe...Jump to post
Doug Parker needs to be fired, he is doing a terrible job and AA is falling behind (they are not being proactive like DL, they are instead cutting and being reactive). His latest comments about AA never losing money again should have been enough to show him the door, that was an incredibly arrogant...Jump to post
jeffrey1970 wrote:Sun Country did have flights a couple of years ago from MSP-London, but that did not work out well for them.
According to a dummy booking: WW115 KEF2110-2345BWI WW116 BWI0045-1050KEF Not very good for connecting pax coming in from Europe. WOW is developing a second bank of TATL connections... and it's shaping up quite nicely. This summer, the evening departures to the US will have feed coming in from Lond...Jump to post
Alright, so how long do y'all think it'll be until Delta announces a daily 737 from PIT to SEA? I'm giving it a month. A DL response to a new AS SEA flight isn't always guaranteed. For one, AS has more gates and is getting more still than DL at SEA. Case in point: It's been over a year since AS sta...Jump to post
Alaska Airlines is available for booking to Seattle with a 5:20 p.m. nonstop.
Not sure when it starts.
Wow. That's an amazing order. Clearly frontier is planning to go head to head with the likes of WN and Spirit with this order. 201 new NEOs received over 8 years, is 25 per year, or a new plane every 2 weeks for the next 8 years. Even if 73 of the 201 were replacements for existing planes, then the...Jump to post
134 new aircraft.
https://news.flyfrontier.com/frontier-a ... 15_Huge_LA
West Coast-KEF is already served. The catchment is going to be limited to the Midwest. Already served by whom? There will be a good amount of people who would rather travel by AA rather than WOW. Folks in places like Los Angeles (with a large OneWorld frequent flier base) will probably be very draw...Jump to post
There was a thread on this from a different study three months ago. Somehow they got completely different results. Weird. if you just count flights that cross the state without takeoff or landing in the state, it's Virginia, then Maryland, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. http://www.airliners.net/...Jump to post
I don't understand the issues with flying DFW-KEF in a 757. What is the other option on FI or WW? Same narrowbody option. And if you think connecting to make it a shorter 757 route all you're doing I a narrowbody to that connecting city and adding the time to connect. It's weird and amazing to thin...Jump to post
Americans are the by far largest nationality of foreign tourists to Iceland. 415 thousand Americans visited in 2016, 23% of the total tourist number. 516 thousand Americans have visited Iceland in the first ten months of 2017, 27% of the total number of foreign tourists in that period. Again a lot ...Jump to post
jfklganyc wrote:What a joke. 3 players on this tiny route while you’re cutting 757 service between larger cities.
The other 2 airlines are using KEF as a cheap funnel for flights to Europe. The O and D is gravy.
What does AA have to look forward to?
The flights to MCI are already there. Without having to be a hassle, passengers will now be able to connect at MCI on the existing flight schedule at the new terminal. You might see some changes to the schedule to strengthen "inter-connecting opportunities" and make them more cohesive toge...Jump to post
I like it even better in the live pictures.Jump to post
I like it, too. The lighter blue is more "travel-esque" friendly.Jump to post
It's never been said Southwest is leaving St. Louis. There shouldn't be any speculation of a major reduction in service. They've entrenched themselves in the market. The MCI discussion is not evident, or set in stone, but it does make sense. STL can only fit so much. For the next 5 years, they're fi...Jump to post
This is an easy one to figure out and comes back to the post I made earlier in this thread (1, 2 pages ago) about the Southwest 5-10 year plan. East Terminal is only so big and as I said, in another 5-10 years has the potential to be completely maxed out of space. These "intentional connecting...Jump to post
Who is next?
https://pagesix.com/2017/11/13/mean-gir ... 1497360342
Congratulations. We've reached a new low.
This is an easy one to figure out and comes back to the post I made earlier in this thread (1, 2 pages ago) about the Southwest 5-10 year plan. East Terminal is only so big and as I said, in another 5-10 years has the potential to be completely maxed out of space. These "intentional connecting ...Jump to post
I believe there is only one Berlin-USA year-round direct flight now (Lufthansa TXL-JFK). I would imagine if UA started up an TXL-ORD flight, it'd be in direct competition with the existing Lufthansa flight to JFK, considering the connecting traffic. I don't necessarily see that happening. Most of t...Jump to post
DL flying ISP-ATL is already competitive to Florida because ATL offers connections to Florida cities that WN doesn't even fly to (DAB, EYW, MIA, MLB, SRQ, TLH, VPS, GNV). Of the cities in FL and the FL Keys I just listed, F9 currently offers MIA 1x daily. Not it. If you want to fly AA and you live ...Jump to post
Not really. If I'm in the A group and I see 95% or below LF, that means if I head to the back, the middle seat may have a slight chance of staying open. However, if I see 95+, and I'm in the A group, that tells me if I'm valuing my time or whatever, just grab a seat closer to the front to get off qu...Jump to post
I can see AA bringing back the DCA service. It lacked the slots when they had the AA/US merger, I would also love to have AA bring back the ISP-ORD service. It would be very easy for AA to add flights to a station that is already open. For DL to come back to ISP I could see 2x daily to ATL on a 717...Jump to post
New Yorkers dont go on novelty. XL Nightclub is a fine example of what I see happening to this hotel. Probably not New Yorkers, but I can see tourists and business travellers with early flights staying there to beat traffic. It all comes down to pricing, because as already mentioned earlier the TWA...Jump to post
This hotel will connect right to the airtrain to any terminal or the city. This train also connects to the airtrain for access to the a train (and said casino) There is almost no transit access on conduit beyond a sketchy bus. There are homeless shelters on conduit. Each of the airport hotels routi...Jump to post