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by clrd4t8koff
Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 BOS-RSW...why so many flights?
Replies: 43
Views: 4556

Re: B6 BOS-RSW...why so many flights?

Huh? You do realize PHL & EWR are both east coast airports, and both are in the top 9. Good lord...in too much of a hurry to get the information posted. PHL and EWR are of course east coast. Just to note, if EWR+JFK+LGA are summed, NYC is the top market... Lovely area of Florida, too bad it was...

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by clrd4t8koff
Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 BOS-RSW...why so many flights?
Replies: 43
Views: 4556

Re: B6 BOS-RSW...why so many flights?

Yep NYC traffic stays on the Atlantic side (JAX, DAB, PBI, FLL, MIA) while the BOS traffic goes to the Gulf side (RSW, TPA etc) I don't understand why this is the second post stating this. NYC traffic does NOT stay on the Atlantic side. There is tons of NYC traffic to the east coast cities of FL, b...

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by clrd4t8koff
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 BOS-RSW...why so many flights?
Replies: 43
Views: 4556

Re: B6 BOS-RSW...why so many flights?

1 …. 2066 …. MSP 2 …. 1956 …. BOS 3 …. 1851 …. ORD 4 …. 1836 …. DTW 5 …. 1086 …. EWR 6 …… 975 …. IND 7 …… 911 …. PHL 8 …… 890 …. MKE 9 …… 831 …. MDW 10 …. 820 …. JFK 11 …. 754 …. LGA 12 …. 683 …. BWI 13 …. 662 …. CLE 14 …. 623 …. BDL 15 …. 622 …. DCA 16 …. 606 …. CMH 17 …. 575 …. STL 18 …. 511 …. D...

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by clrd4t8koff
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 BOS-RSW...why so many flights?
Replies: 43
Views: 4556

Re: B6 BOS-RSW...why so many flights?

In 90s US LGA-RSW was it until B6 came along. Delta Express flew BOS RSW but no NYC RSW despite their large NYC presence in 90s Long story short, NY goes to east coast of florida , midwest goes to west coast...but I dont know why BOS also pulls to Ft Myers. And yes, B6 really developed the multiple...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS-China...underserved market?
Replies: 56
Views: 3640

Re: BOS-China...underserved market?

With MU just announcing PVG-IAH it got me wondering. The BOS-China market is booming and is now the largest source of tourists to Boston, surpassing the UK - https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2017/02/22/boston-tourism-officials-head-china/lHePu4GtaLXRf9H9SMJg4K/story.html In a couple years it's ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-ORD
Replies: 97
Views: 10508

Re: DL adding SEA-ORD

As expected, and long speculated - an obvious, logical add linking the third largest population center in the U.S. with Delta's Asian gateway at SEA. The schedules look good - well-timed for both O&D and two-way connections between ORD and Asia. I get the O&D, but not the Asian connections....

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/19/2017:EK Reduces LAX, QR Reverses ATL Cut, DL SEA-ORD 3X
Replies: 47
Views: 9007

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

Nice to see both AM & TK increasing BOS instead of reducing for a change.

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-ORD
Replies: 97
Views: 10508

Re: DL adding SEA-ORD

As expected, and long speculated - an obvious, logical add linking the third largest population center in the U.S. with Delta's Asian gateway at SEA. The schedules look good - well-timed for both O&D and two-way connections between ORD and Asia. I get the O&D, but not the Asian connections....

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by clrd4t8koff
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS-China...underserved market?
Replies: 56
Views: 3640

Re: BOS-China...underserved market?

BOS-CAN on CZ would be a nice way to give ST a presence on BOS-Asia and probably the only ST option since MU can't fly PVG-BOS since HU already does. Could CZ's 787-8 make it with restrictions?

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS-China...underserved market?
Replies: 56
Views: 3640

Re: BOS-China...underserved market?

Houston has one Chinese airline and a second one is rumored, but nothing has been announced. While there is a lot of U.S.-China capacity right now, there is also no room for Chinese or American carriers to add more PVG/PEK service. Maxed out on frequencies. Looks pretty official to me that IAH is g...

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS-China...underserved market?
Replies: 56
Views: 3640

Re: BOS-China...underserved market?

Based on the yields in the market, I'm not sure there's really room for even one carrier to operate profitably. I can book a ticket right now about two weeks out for $550 round-trip on the HU non-stops to PEK. If I'm willing to connect, the price drops below $500 round-trip. Chinese tourists might ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS-China...underserved market?
Replies: 56
Views: 3640

BOS-China...underserved market?

With MU just announcing PVG-IAH it got me wondering. The BOS-China market is booming and is now the largest source of tourists to Boston, surpassing the UK - https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2017/02/22/boston-tourism-officials-head-china/lHePu4GtaLXRf9H9SMJg4K/story.html In a couple years it's e...

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC launches YVR-BOS, resumes YUL-IAD
Replies: 42
Views: 5144

Re: AC launches YVR-BOS, resumes YUL-IAD

With AC's current gate set-up @ BOS which of their gates can handle an A319?

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue May Delay ATL Launch
Replies: 119
Views: 9632

Re: JetBlue May Delay ATL Launch

... There are only 5 CUTE gates on D concourse. Those are used to capacity by Alaska, Frontier, and Spirit. That only leaves E concourse for Jet Blue's ops. . Where do you see those five CUTE gates on D? Frontier and Spirit have their own gates. I'm a frequent AS flyer. When delayed, there's only o...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca adds Boston service
Replies: 10
Views: 1914

Re: Avianca adds Boston service

Congrats BOS, glad to see this finally come to fruition. Here's to hoping it's successful enough to go daily!

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So What Is The Demand Between MEX-Tokyo to demand 2 carriers?
Replies: 52
Views: 6155

Re: So What Is The Demand Between MEX-Tokyo to demand 2 carriers?

Population doesn't equal demand for a route!!! For example Mexico City has a population of 21m and Jakarta has a population of 30m but you don't see ANY direct flights between the cities let alone 2 flights... so that snarky remark to his question was totally irrelevant to the topic and also added ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So What Is The Demand Between MEX-Tokyo to demand 2 carriers?
Replies: 52
Views: 6155

Re: So What Is The Demand Between MEX-Tokyo to demand 2 carriers?

As in, why would you need two flights between one city that has metro 38M population to another with 23 M? Population doesn't equal demand for a route!!! For example Mexico City has a population of 21m and Jakarta has a population of 30m but you don't see ANY direct flights between the cities let a...

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by clrd4t8koff
Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So What Is The Demand Between MEX-Tokyo to demand 2 carriers?
Replies: 52
Views: 6155

Re: So What Is The Demand Between MEX-Tokyo to demand 2 carriers?

aerolimani wrote:
There is a quite a bit of widebody traffic into MEX every day. LH with a 748, KL with 2x daily 744, BA with a 744, IB with an A346, AM with 788's going all over the place, and so on…


When does KL operate 2x daily MEX-AMS?

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by clrd4t8koff
Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Fines Delta - Tarmac Delay Rules
Replies: 22
Views: 3405

Re: DOT Fines Delta - Tarmac Delay Rules

So I'm trying to understand this. DL has 4 different flights at ATL & JFK that violated the DOT tarmac rules and all they got was a $90k fine?!?! Yet Air India had ONE flight violate the rules and they received a fine of $115,000!!!! http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1356401...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK cancels BOS flight and move a 77W to rescue GIG-DXB route
Replies: 51
Views: 12763

Re: EK cancels BOS flight and move a 77W to rescue GIG-DXB route

Low loads wasn't the reason for pulling the BOS flight. BOS is the only station on the eastern side of the U.S. with double daily 77W flights. The only other stations in the U.S. with double daily flights that use a 77W is SEA & LAX - both of which are much farther away for sending a 77W to GIG...

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK cancels BOS flight and move a 77W to rescue GIG-DXB route
Replies: 51
Views: 12763

Re: EK cancels BOS flight and move a 77W to rescue GIG-DXB route

Well, bos-dxb loads must have been very, very low and tons of alternative flight options for apparently stranded passengers. Otherwise, you wouldnt be able to do things like this. What about the crew? Who operated bos-gig, gig-dxb, etc.? Also quite interesting. Overall, messed up situation, but in ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Fines Air India - Tarmac delay rule violations
Replies: 3
Views: 1073

Re: DOT Fines Air India - Tarmac delay rule violations

Does it really take the DOT almost 3 years to impose a fine? Why?

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar begins LATAM A350 operation?
Replies: 36
Views: 7998

Re: Qatar begins LATAM A350 operation?

QR has a ton of 788's that were for their European routes I thought. If they're putting the A359 on some of those routes, where will the displaced 788's go. I don't think the 788's have crew rests, so they're limited in the missions they can do, right?

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Trounce AA in Chicago
Replies: 54
Views: 11991

Re: UA Plans to Trounce AA in Chicago

side question - how was Kirby able to jump from AA to UA? Wouldn't he have signed a non-compete agreement as part of his employment at UA that would prohibit him from going to a direct competitor? Also - Kirby is quoted as saying in the article that O'hare is the only airport in the world with 2 maj...

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by clrd4t8koff
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta brings back free Y class meals on NYC transcon
Replies: 124
Views: 16276

Re: Delta brings back free Y class meals on NYC transcon

+1 I live in Boston. Why should I care that those who live in NYC get free meals when flying JFK-LAX/SFO? Because BOS-LAX/SFO are longer flights than JFK-LAX/SFO, as well as competitive business routes, so by principal you should get at least the same Y service Delta flies nonstop from BOS-LAX(and ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/17/2017:AC Moves YOW to EWR,VX Shrinks DAL,NK Cuts Some Markets
Replies: 71
Views: 9455

Re: OAG Changes 2/17/2017:AC Moves YOW to EWR,VX Shrinks DAL,NK Cuts Some Markets

Come this summer, it looks like there will be more nonstops between BOS-SFO than BOS-LAX, and on top of that, UA will be operating two 777s in the market (!!!!) . Only one flight each on BOS-SJC and BOS-OAK, both on B6 as well. Is BOS-SFO another "nerd bird" market connecting the BOS univ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/17/2017:AC Moves YOW to EWR,VX Shrinks DAL,NK Cuts Some Markets
Replies: 71
Views: 9455

Re: OAG Changes 2/17/2017:AC Moves YOW to EWR,VX Shrinks DAL,NK Cuts Some Markets

AA JFK-BOS JUN 3>2 JUL 3>2 AUG 3>2 OCT 3>2 Its possible they're shifting more connections to PHL. I bet you this route will shift to an Eagle 175 at some point. Which would be a shame. AA is running the A321T on JFK-BOS and it's such a nice ride being able to get one of those lay-flat J seats as an...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/17/2017:AC Moves YOW to EWR,VX Shrinks DAL,NK Cuts Some Markets
Replies: 71
Views: 9455

Re: OAG Changes 2/17/2017:AC Moves YOW to EWR,VX Shrinks DAL,NK Cuts Some Markets

B6 JFK-ACK AUG 3>4 AA JFK-BOS JUN 3>2 JUL 3>2 AUG 3>2 OCT 3>2 ? really 2 daily to JFK... is there really much point? The main point of these flights (for AA at least) is to feed to/from international and other flights outside of LGA's perimeter (though much of the latter can also be reached via ORD...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/17/2017:AC Moves YOW to EWR,VX Shrinks DAL,NK Cuts Some Markets
Replies: 71
Views: 9455

Re: OAG Changes 2/17/2017:AC Moves YOW to EWR,VX Shrinks DAL,NK Cuts Some Markets

A couple things stand out: AA reducing JFK-BOS down to 2x daily in summer. Shouldn't that be when they're getting a lot of connecting traffic to their international flights from JFK? VX upping BOS-SFO. This is getting to be quite the crowded market. I think UA is at 7-8x daily, B6 I think is 3x, DL ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uniformless UA Pilot Removed From Flight After Bizarre Rant
Replies: 87
Views: 13621

Re: Uniformless UA Pilot Removed From Flight After Bizarre Rant

I think it is far from help. The Union will get her the help she needs and once she is good to go, she will be back in the air. That's terrifying. So all she'll get is a slap on the wrist, a couple of counseling sessions and then she's back in the Captain's seat flying 100+ souls 30k+ feet in the a...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 320
Views: 24638

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Good to see WS expand. I like the Q400, but will we see a WS 737 in BOS ever?

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by clrd4t8koff
Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Says Flight Was Delayed After Delta Withheld $300 Spare Part
Replies: 188
Views: 20733

Re: Emirates Says Flight Was Delayed After Delta Withheld $300 Spare Part

Until DL resumes service to DXB and other areas of the middle east, EK can rant and rave like lunatics all they want. Wont matter. The only lunatic ranting and raving is you. I've come across several of your posts in this forum where you viciously defend DL. I have no problem with one backing their...

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by clrd4t8koff
Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Says Flight Was Delayed After Delta Withheld $300 Spare Part
Replies: 188
Views: 20733

Re: Emirates Says Flight Was Delayed After Delta Withheld $300 Spare Part

I have two questions: 1). Since this happened in SEA with Boeing's HQ just down the road - why didn't they just get it directly from Boeing? 2). IF this is true about DL - it's completely immature. Please correct me if I'm wrong - but as far as I'm aware DL has no 777 flights ex-SEA currently, so ev...

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by clrd4t8koff
Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 320
Views: 24638

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Stockpiling? SQ only has 7 orders for the A359ULR. We know for a fact that LAX and NYC will take 5 of those which leaves maybe 2 more destinations at most. I'm not sure that BOS would be one. SFO would come first, for sure. I guess one could argue that the 777-9 is an ULH aircraft but it still does...

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by clrd4t8koff
Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX NS JFK TO HKG & BOS TO HKG
Replies: 24
Views: 4594

Re: CX NS JFK TO HKG & BOS TO HKG

I don't think they are blocking seats for cargo on the JFK-YVR-HKG service. Actually I think the flight is more to tap the YVR-NYC market. First, you can safely deduce that no one flying from NYC to HKG is going on that flight. Like others point out, there are 3 JFK-HKG non-stop by CX. And there is...

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by clrd4t8koff
Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African reveal new Business Class by Priestmangoode
Replies: 15
Views: 2819

Re: South African reveal new Business Class by Priestmangoode

wow that looks really nice. I wish Korean would do a complete overhaul of their J product, especially on the A380/777's. For a global carrier like Korean, they have a very old and dated product with the exception of the new Prestige 747-8i seat. KE has installed their new J seats (Apex suites) on s...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to Boston ?
Replies: 23
Views: 3517

Re: Avianca to Boston ?

globalcabotage wrote:
The BOS roll continues! Congrats to the great week. Maybe ORD-BOG will finally happen some day (sure won't be da Bears celebrating in February for a long time!


Was there another BOS announcement also or are you saying "congrats to the great week" because of this specific announcement?

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to Boston ?
Replies: 23
Views: 3517

Re: Avianca to Boston ?

pipeafcr wrote:
Ok we have a set date! Starting June 1, AV will fly BOG-BOS-BOG using A319 aircraft 4x weekly.


Glad to see the route finally coming to fruition. Surprised to see it's only 4x weekly. I thought for sure with an A319 they could make that work at least daily?

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL BA-AA Fleet Swap
Replies: 62
Views: 12220

Re: PHL BA-AA Fleet Swap

Looks like March 26 is the first day of 1x BA and 2x AA so that would be your day. BA 1830 - 0635 B747 AA 1920 - 0745 A330 AA 2035 - 0900 A330 Those flight times are so close. Wonder why AA doesn't have a late night departure ~9:30-10pm for the business crowd? AA dropped the late bank from PHL when...

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL BA-AA Fleet Swap
Replies: 62
Views: 12220

Re: PHL BA-AA Fleet Swap

Has anyone got any updates on this swap? Would love to fly into PHL on a 744. Looks like March 26 is the first day of 1x BA and 2x AA so that would be your day. BA 1830 - 0635 B747 AA 1920 - 0745 A330 AA 2035 - 0900 A330 Those flight times are so close. Wonder why AA doesn't have a late night depar...

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/10/2017:AA Adds CLTGGT, Cuts JAX-LGA
Replies: 38
Views: 6570

Re: OAG Changes 2/10/2017:AA Adds CLTGGT, Cuts JAX-LGA

adamh8297 wrote:
enilria wrote:
EW SEA-CGN AUG 0.5>0.3 SEP 0.4>0.3 OCT 0.4>0.3


I have a sneaking suspicion this is going to be another failure for EW.


I don't see how SEA-CGN could be successful when they couldn't make BOS-CGN work.

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/10/2017:AA Adds CLTGGT, Cuts JAX-LGA
Replies: 38
Views: 6570

Re: OAG Changes 2/10/2017:AA Adds CLTGGT, Cuts JAX-LGA

enilria wrote:
Bad week for JAX
*AA JAX-LGA JUN 1.0>0.0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0 SEP 1.0>0 OCT 1.0>0


Out of curiosity did JAX lose other service that I missed or why do you say "bad week for JAX?"

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL BA-AA Fleet Swap
Replies: 62
Views: 12220

Re: PHL BA-AA Fleet Swap

It will be interesting to see if BOS will cease to see 744s during the winter with the 388 coming in, although that could well change given that the 238/239 is now a 787-9, which is a capacity reduction even from the four-class 772s which are used on that rotation. Obviously with the summer BA oper...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNCONFIRMED: Eastern Airlines On Brink Of Shut Down
Replies: 83
Views: 25007

Re: Eastern Airlines On Brink Of Shut Down

The "Let's start with charters to Cuba and grow into a scheduled operator with a hub in MIA, competing against AA, WN, B6 and NK, while co-opting the brand of a failed airline with a horrible customer service reputation." business plan really seemed like a great idea. Neither WN or B6 ser...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNCONFIRMED: Eastern Airlines On Brink Of Shut Down
Replies: 83
Views: 25007

Re: Eastern Airlines On Brink Of Shut Down

The "Let's start with charters to Cuba and grow into a scheduled operator with a hub in MIA, competing against AA, WN, B6 and NK, while co-opting the brand of a failed airline with a horrible customer service reputation." business plan really seemed like a great idea. Neither WN or B6 ser...

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Feb 03, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/DL/UA Try to Meet w/Secretary of State to Stop EK EWR-ATH
Replies: 98
Views: 9400

Re: AA/DL/UA Try to Meet w/Secretary of State to Stop EK EWR-ATH

According to the World Trade Organization, bankruptcy is not a form of a subsidy. So no, it is not. Ch. 11 is Bankruptcy PROTECTION, not bankruptcy. Bankruptcy protection is absolutely a subsidy U.S. airlines receive from our gov't. Stop spending time quoting organizations and spend more time compr...

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Feb 03, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/DL/UA Try to Meet w/Secretary of State to Stop EK EWR-ATH
Replies: 98
Views: 9400

Re: AA/DL/UA Try to Meet w/Secretary of State to Stop EK EWR-ATH

Can you calculate and report the amount of money that AA, DL and UA "save" by exporting maintenance? How would those costs be paid for if the work was brought back to the USA? Higher ticket prices? Reduction in profits? How many jobs does this work represent? Thanks for sharing these fact...

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/DL/UA Try to Meet w/Secretary of State to Stop EK EWR-ATH
Replies: 98
Views: 9400

Re: AA/DL/UA Try to Meet w/Secretary of State to Stop EK EWR-ATH

I could never understand why everyone makes the claim that Emirates is not subsidised. The Emirates Group belongs to the Dubai Government (ICD). Maybe they can survive without asking the gov't for extra funds, but they exist thanks to the state. To me that sounds like a form of subsidy. http://www....

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/DL/UA Try to Meet w/Secretary of State to Stop EK EWR-ATH
Replies: 98
Views: 9400

Re: AA/DL/UA Try to Meet w/Secretary of State to Stop EK EWR-ATH

I hope this happens, its not a level playing field. but then right after that Trump needs to stop all the cheap airline maintenance going to Mexico and China. He wants jobs, force AA, DL UA to start doing that work in-house and it will create plenty of high paying jobs. I agree that requiring USA c...

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/DL/UA Try to Meet w/Secretary of State to Stop EK EWR-ATH
Replies: 98
Views: 9400

Re: AA/DL/UA Try to Meet w/Secretary of State to Stop EK EWR-ATH

.........Trump needs to stop all the cheap airline maintenance going to Mexico and China. He wants jobs, force AA, DL UA to start doing that work in-house and it will create plenty of high paying jobs. Can you calculate and report the amount of money that AA, DL and UA "save" by exporting...

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