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by globalcabotage
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?
Replies: 70
Views: 9781

Re: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?

Is there any airport, US that is worse than LAX for entering customs? It is a 3rd world experience; very inefficient. You sound like you're just spewing generalizations based on supposition rather than experience with the process here... but just to humor: in which Terminal? T2 or T6, can be a bit ...

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by globalcabotage
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?
Replies: 70
Views: 9781

Re: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?

Pay the 100 bucks for Global Entry. Well worth it (and employer paid for it).'

Eases the brutal lines at LAX and MIA (why anyone would connect there stuns me and the waits and incompetent CBP emoyeee).

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by globalcabotage
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports that had potential that never made it
Replies: 107
Views: 12412

Re: Airports that had potential that never made it

If it wasn't for DL, DTW would sure be the busiest hub in the world.

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by globalcabotage
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?
Replies: 70
Views: 9781

Re: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?

Sure, LAX could given huge O&D and Intermational connections. DFW has room for growth, but 1 carrier. ORD now has the runways and someday the gates. China: BJS and PVG will keep booming. IST: Didn't think of that, but makes sense. DXB: Me thinks the ME3 bubble is bursting. AI, as incompetent as ...

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by globalcabotage
Sun Jun 11, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Announcement
Replies: 60
Views: 11714

Chicago Aviation Announcement

There will be an announcement in Chicago regarding Aviation the week of June 19. Leading topics: Infrastructure investment (ORD), more details DL ORD-SEA starts WN schedule extension (new seasonal routes) UA ORD-GUA in winter (after AA in summer) AA ORD-HNL in winter SQ to replace UA with ORD-HKG-SI...

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 25, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will Hainan fly to in the US next?
Replies: 29
Views: 2526

Re: Where will Hainan fly to in the US next?

I think Detroit is a very good bet. Are you the same one in another thread who keeps insisting there is no way in Hades that DL will ever start MSP-ICN? I'd say it is far more likely that DL starts MSP-ICN than HU starts flying to DTW. This person must have a few alter egos. Anything DTW or DL gets...

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by globalcabotage
Wed May 24, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory
Replies: 137
Views: 42019

Re: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory

Hopefully this plane will keep the DTWers happy. I'm envious of this for them.

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by globalcabotage
Wed May 24, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why does Aeromexico have both US-registered and Mexican-registered planes?
Replies: 19
Views: 3216

Re: Why does Aeromexico have both US-registered and Mexican-registered planes?

As said above, leased planes. Back in the day when I was an intern at DL, we had EI-BOM and EI-BON 737-200s. The good old days!

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by globalcabotage
Sat May 20, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 669
Views: 42514

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

:roll: Than why come here? Don't post here if you don't want to see it, simple. Some people come here because - between the inevitable whining, crying, and gnashing of teeth from some conspiracy fabricator - we hope to glean at least a few facts about an airport that is an important (albeit not the...

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by globalcabotage
Sat May 20, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Qantas ever serve ORD
Replies: 41
Views: 6507

Re: Will Quantas ever serve ORD

luckyone wrote:
What would be the benefit compared the existing nonstop service to DFW? DFW has a clear benefit vs. LAX in terms of connections, but ORD doesn't offer connections that aren't already available.


Poor ORD. Only has multiple nonstops to NE cities that can't be reached from DFW or LAX.

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 18, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did VS get rid of its DTW route?
Replies: 24
Views: 4721

Re: Why did VS get rid of its DTW route?

Just to piss off DTW anetters.

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 18, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Qantas ever serve ORD
Replies: 41
Views: 6507

Re: Will Qantas ever serve ORD

Who will be first, Qantas to SYD or Air New Zealand to AKL? My money is on NZ - they have a couple of premium config 789 that should be able to make it. If see ORD and GRU/GIG next up for NZ. Someone even suggested LAS for NZ, then extending it to London. But this will just dilute the traffic to Lo...

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 16, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 101
Views: 16414

Re: United's future International Expansion

2019 will be the year ORD gets some love. T5 will have 9 new gates and there will be a UA/AA turf war for the prime 1pm to 6pm time. Given 2.5 flights times 9 gates opens up 22ish flights that will go fast (along with other airlines and more Pre-clearance that will add a few more flights). ORD could...

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 16, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?
Replies: 41
Views: 7203

Re: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?

OA940 wrote:
I think they said they were looking into Dallas or Houston.


Has to be IAH nonstop. DFW is OneWorld and there is probably single digit DFW-SIN O&D.

Also, SQ already flies to IAH via MAN (previously DME). Why didn't SQ try something other than AMS from ORD? Probably UA.

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 16, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Applies For LAX-PEK
Replies: 259
Views: 52678

Re: AA Applies For LAX-PEK

Love him or hate him, Trump is probably one of a few people that will get real China slots. US carriers are at a disadvantage. Look at the shit slots ORD and LAX get for AA while Chinese carriers can do what they want. DFW got great slots as a "new market." Give ORD and LAX similar slots a...

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by globalcabotage
Sun May 14, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 26684

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

DFW offers incentives as well (along with many other airports).

PHX is not getting NRT on a JL77W. Same as (XXX) not getting every International airline and DL retaliating.

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by globalcabotage
Sun May 14, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?
Replies: 41
Views: 7203

Re: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?

I think when SQ does LAX-SIN nonstop, one of the 1-stop flights will switch to ORD. It wouldn't compete with UA, and MW psychology, going west to SIN makes sence (in more ways that one).

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by globalcabotage
Sun May 14, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH: NZ 772 to 789, KL 744 to 789
Replies: 4
Views: 2061

Re: IAH: NZ 772 to 789, KL 744 to 789

Hoping for a diversion to DFW before they leave the fleet.

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by globalcabotage
Sun May 14, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH's FRA-TPA "one of LH's most profitable routes in N.A"
Replies: 37
Views: 12045

Re: LH's FRA-TPA "one of LH's most profitable routes in N.A"

I love TPA, but find it hard to believe a leisure destination outperforms F/J heavy routes like IAD/JFK/LAX/ORD. I could be wrong.

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by globalcabotage
Sat May 13, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential
Replies: 269
Views: 21700

Re: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential

MSP has a large Fortune 500 base that pays for the O&D portion of the hub. Regarding"going from ORD-MSP-Europe," it must be a DL contract. ORD offers a plethora of nonstops that MSP will probably not see in the next 20 years. As much as it hurts me to say this, DTW is a better Europe t...

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by globalcabotage
Sat May 13, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA may end 77W on MIA - LAX
Replies: 34
Views: 6693

Re: Rumor: AA may end 77W on MIA - LAX

Guys, this isn't some sort of mystery. I'm amazed no one has thought to check AA's website, they've already loaded the 789 and the 77W hasn't magically vanished. The rumor that MIA-LAX on the 77W will end is exactly that- a rumor, and not one of much substance. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4183/3...

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 11, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD-BCN: Any future?
Replies: 8
Views: 1755

Re: ORD-BCN: Any future?

I didn't think of cruise traffic, just connecting OneWorld cities. Hope this does well and DFW is added next year.

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 11, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 101
Views: 16414

Re: United's future International Expansion

Probably nothing out of ORD unless Parker has ideas. Nothing has been added there internationally for a couple of years, although T5 at peak times is full and will be that way for a couple of more years.

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 11, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD-BCN: Any future?
Replies: 8
Views: 1755

ORD-BCN: Any future?

ORD-BCN is a week old on the new 788.

Word is it is doing well, and much more reliable than the 763 on DFW-AMS.

Any updates?

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 11, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-FCO/AMS Inaugural Today!!
Replies: 109
Views: 15393

Re: AA DFW-FCO/AMS Inaugural Today!!

DFW-AMS is one route I struggle with. ORD was announced and dropped (911 plus UA and KL) no JFK/MIA, etc. it's a low yield market that KLM served and dropped! Yet this overflies ORD, JFK, and PHL.

Seems like this is toilet yield or connections not offered via LHR / JFK.

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 09, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA CEO: Asian airline to serve MIA within next 24 months
Replies: 72
Views: 7806

Re: MIA CEO: Asian airline to serve MIA within next 24 months

As mentioned above, geography is holding MIA-Asia nonstop service.

MIA is located perfectly for LatAm and has all the Euro beach traffic supporting U.K./EU airlines.

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 09, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible New Air India Routes
Replies: 105
Views: 13770

Re: Possible New Air India Routes

I would think that Detroit to India has potential. My question is why would the start service to a city where one of the ME3 already serves and covers India really better than Air India can and not add cities where they can have the whole market to themselves. Detroit is a small market. DL/9W are b...

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 09, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 281
Views: 28711

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

I will be pleasantly surprised if AA comes to DFW. I think you mean AI, AA already has a large hub there ;) Surprised AI is not looking at ORD-BOM given where the Chicago population is from. Although, DFW is tilted towards BOM as well. Yeah, DFW does seem to be a stretch for AI. FWIK it is a lower-...

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 09, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 281
Views: 28711

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

Ill be honest, I would have expected IAH first simply because of the Star Hub and nothing else. DFW has a larger and much faster growing Indian community and the business ties that DFW has with India are growing exponentially. If you spend time in a place like Irving or Plano, its pretty overwhelmi...

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by globalcabotage
Sun May 07, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?
Replies: 45
Views: 4749

Re: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?

HNL!!! (And before we get some person who doesn't understand sarcasm, because there's ALWAYS one, let it be known this is a vain attempt of answering the bi-weekly "Why don't European airlines fly to to Hawaii" threads) While your at it, might as well as DTW to the list. You know that fan...

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 04, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE
Replies: 42
Views: 8047

Re: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE

Shocked that we haven't heard DTW is the answer! Maybe the moderators have finally put this DTW is the world nonsense to bed!

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 04, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering BNE-PER-CDG starting late 2018 along with BNE-DFW or BNE-LAX
Replies: 76
Views: 11419

Re: Qantas considering BNE-PER-CDG starting late 2018 along with BNE-DFW or BNE-LAX

Living in DFW, not sure what BNE brings other than down guaging DFW-SYD?

DFW-MEL makes sense.

What about SYD-ORD/JFK? Both make sense.

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 04, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA at Hobby
Replies: 22
Views: 3081

Re: AA at Hobby

ORD and CLT make sense.

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by globalcabotage
Wed May 03, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE
Replies: 42
Views: 8047

Re: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE

United787 wrote:
Great news! Hopefully this a another sign that conditions in Argentina are improving...

Hope to see ORD-BOG soon...


Someday on AV.

In the meantime, great to see UA back on EZE-EWR. Argentina is coming out of their funk with new leadership.

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by globalcabotage
Wed May 03, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7834

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

MIA-TLV should do well! Now if we can get ORD with the 787, but one can wait.

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by globalcabotage
Wed May 03, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair 80th anniversary special livery
Replies: 16
Views: 4068

Re: Icelandair 80th anniversary special livery

Beautiful! Too bad I can't see it at DFW, but maybe at ORD in a few weeks.

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by globalcabotage
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports in desperate need of more gates
Replies: 102
Views: 13688

Airports in desperate need of more gates

Topic speaks for itself. ORD: AA, UA, LCCs, and DL; will it happen? DAL: unfortunately, can't happen MDW: where? LGA/JFK/EWR: work in progress YYZ: Could use a 40 gate transborder terminal ATL: DL can never have too many gates LAX: all airlines SEA: DL and AS DCA: add gates, but no slots LHR: never ...

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by globalcabotage
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Southeast Asia - USA Market
Replies: 34
Views: 3904

Re: The Southeast Asia - USA Market

SQ and ORD. Trying via Europe, AMS - low yielding and competing with UA. Try nonstop or via Asia or not try at all (heck, I think DTW-Europe-SIN, is better than ORD-AMS-SIN, and we have people to vouch for that)!

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by globalcabotage
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam
Replies: 59
Views: 13186

Re: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam

If UA was going to start ICN-ORD/EWR, they would have done it by now. ICN is the missing link at ORD and EWR, but UA must have a reason not to run it. Their loss at ORD is KEs gain.

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by globalcabotage
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL to announce new routes and medium term plan
Replies: 138
Views: 31157

Re: JAL to announce new routes and medium term plan

JL only has two day time HND slots. I seriously doubt they will give up JFK and SFO for IAH and that airport in Michigan. If those airports were printing $ to HND, than why didn't DL, UA, and NH use those slots for routes from IAH and Michigan city to HND? Heck, DL thought MSP was better (or as Mich...

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes
Replies: 107
Views: 17491

Re: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes

I live in the flight path to 17L/C/R (east side of DFW, north to south landings), an AA MD80s have noticeably disappeared the last 6 months. ORD is actually getting more as stations are phased out and others are routed to both DFW and ORD, hence DFW-TPA-ORD now in routing. ORD/DFW is the rumored las...

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR-MSY inaugural (today, March 27) pics and info
Replies: 58
Views: 9935

Re: LHR-MSY inaugural (today, March 27) pics and info

Congrats MSY! Glad to see more int'l service in this great city!

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?
Replies: 114
Views: 24515

Re: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?

Also, if BOS goes 380 daily and loses a flight, BA will just use the slot for another flight (frequency increase - 2nd DFW, or new/resumed route - queue DTW).

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?
Replies: 114
Views: 24515

Re: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?

ORD is a frequency market from LHR with significant F&J demand. BA and AA compliment each other. BA has mentioned ORD as a 380 destination, but the restrictions on 380 operations at ORD are the reason BA and EK don't send the whale there. As more pre-clearance locations open and the new 9 gates ...

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR-MSY inaugural (today, March 27) pics and info
Replies: 58
Views: 9935

Re: LHR-MSY inaugural (today, March 27) pics and info

Awesome pics! Thanks for sharing! I hope BA does well in NOLA!

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW
Replies: 89
Views: 12348

Re: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW

Glad to see AA slightly increasing ORD! It's tough with the limited gate space and shift to mainline and bigger planes.

SEA-ORD will be a yield turn this fall. As mentioned above, AS is probably smart enough to not join the battle.

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW
Replies: 89
Views: 12348

Re: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW

In the last 3 weeks SEA-ORD has picked of 7 flights:

DL: 3
UA: 2 (last week)
AA: 2 (this week)

AS, next week?

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by globalcabotage
Fri Mar 31, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 176
Views: 14401

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 66

I wish AA would run ORD-GUA longer. Maybe UA will try this given there success (seasonal) to BZE, LIR, SJO, and Caribbean islands. There is some O&D from Chicago to GUA, but the market from Chicago is extremely seasonal (2x daily in winter, lucky for once a week in summer).

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by globalcabotage
Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 669
Views: 42514

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

DFW is booming while DTW is recovering from bankruptcy. People are leaving DTW as fast as they are moving to DFW, why is that! Detroit once had well over 1m people, now AUS, FTW, JAX, etc. keep growing and are bigger than DTW. You say I hijack this 1 thread, while you hijack every thread. Me 1, you ...

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