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by commavia
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 12696

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

I cannot disagree, but I wonder - since it is a JV - what advantages you see KE having over DL. I would think KE's 787 would be the primary reason, but with only 5 in house, I am not sure if any could be pulled from their current destinations. Operational reasons, I think. ICN is KE's hub and BOS w...

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by commavia
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 12696

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

Good question. I think it can. BOS-NRT for example should be comparable to SEA-HKG which is actually a longer flight timewise than DTW-NGO. Okay, but Delta operating BOS-NRT seems highly implausible at this point. Delta no longer even flies NYC-NRT and that's not only a dramatically larger local ma...

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by commavia
Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 12696

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

I wouldn't be so sure. DL has stated that they want to get bigger at BOS. As of right now DL serves 4 European destinations from BOS. Clearly DL is not afraid to have intl flying from BOS. They will had routes if their corporate clients want it. LHR has been operating at 60% LF for years. The probl...

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by commavia
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to fly Bogota - Santa Cruz (Bolivia) as of Jul 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 925

Re: Avianca to fly Bogota - Santa Cruz (Bolivia) as of Jul 2018

Avianca is building a pretty impressive network of connecting hubs - between BOG and LIM - for access between North and South America. Coupled with a United JV, that's going to offer a pretty comprehensive level of access for Star Alliance customers in the Americas, and provide a significant competi...

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by commavia
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 7558

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

They have 36 gates in t8. Concourse c is really large. I never got the sense flying out of t8 that they couldn't fit in more flights. I'm not saying that AA couldn't fit any more flights into T8, but T8 cannot fit another nine departures between 1830 and 2300 (not even counting Iberia, QANTAS and s...

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by commavia
Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 7558

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

If AA really is downgrading its presence maybe there will be room for BA at T8 at some point. I wouldn't hold my breath. I don't see AA downgrading its JFK presence much - especially in terms of departures. Said differently - I don't see AA giving up any slot pairs, and more to the point, I don't s...

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by commavia
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 12696

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

I would suggest that AA has a significant O&D presence at LGA. AA's preferred connecting hub in the northeast is Philly, not LGA. AA's presence at LGA is aimed at corporate contracts and O&D travelers. Indeed. Contrary to popular mythology, AA actually still commands a fairly strong presenc...

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by commavia
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6466

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

DL currently has 36x high-J frames so only a subset is getting converted to low-J. I think the near term rationale is that both the 359s and upcoming 339s are being delivered in "higher-J" configuration. Thus leaving the need for low-J aircraft to cover routes that warrant it (ie. Japan-H...

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by commavia
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6466

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

6) Beginning of 763ER high J -> 763ER low J retrofit; 14x frames are expected to get the retrofit 4) Migration of 763ER-high J routes to 763ER-low J begins: ATL-BRU/DUS/SCL, CVG-CDG, MCO-GRU, PDX-NRT & SLC-CDG Apologies - must have missed this. How man "high J" 763ERs does Delta prese...

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by commavia
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 96
Views: 6212

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

AA is a real hub and spoke... like United.. there really isn’t anywhere else to go except PHX and honestly, PHX adds nothing. PIT will probably go away and replaced by DL (if so, may be a way to get the 757W to POT) or WN... there is nothing else for AA to do.. I generally agree. I wouldn't say PHX...

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by commavia
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 55
Views: 4417

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

And I truly wonder how many new hubs or focus cities delta is willing to start where they are battling incumbents with 25% lower cost and they can't get revenue premium on all the routes to non delta hubs. At least in the case of Seattle and Boston, they are facing off against smaller incumbents. I...

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by commavia
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 55
Views: 4417

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

Regarding AUS-AMS, DL has already applied a permanent destination feed (red line on DL Global Destination Map) between the two cities, with CDG highlighted in red as the next theoretical TATL add, maybe 9-12 months after AMS. Beside BAs 3 yr long successful service of full 789s (ie 744 up-gauge sta...

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by commavia
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United planes overnight at Heathrow?
Replies: 41
Views: 10397

Re: United planes overnight at Heathrow?

I thought a few years back AA offered a 10pm departure from LHR to JFK. Whether the case or not, it doesn't exist now. To my knowledge, AA has never had a scheduled departure from LHR at 2200. The latest westbound LHR-JFK flight I can ever remember on AA was AA141 that ran for years with a ~2000-20...

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by commavia
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 12008

Re: Austin Texas Thread 2017

Just looking at the top markets out of AUS, Dallas, Houston, LA, Atlanta, NYC, Chicago, Phoenix, SF and Las Vegas, Delta only has hub on 3 of the places. I can't see Delta entering any of the markets where it doesn't have a hub. In terms of size, DL is less than 1/3 that of WN out of AUS and about ...

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by commavia
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT hub today vs DL CVG hub at the peak?
Replies: 67
Views: 9000

Re: AA CLT hub today vs DL CVG hub at the peak?

There’s nothing magical about a southeast gateway; CLT has the least local traffic of any medium/large hub, whereas ATL is on the opposite end of that spectrum. The primary reason CLT has reigned as AA’s “most profitable” hub is the low costs negotiated by US. Of course, those costs will grow next ...

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by commavia
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United planes overnight at Heathrow?
Replies: 41
Views: 10397

Re: United planes overnight at Heathrow?

Must be a slot thing. You need to use an early morning slot and it’s simply too early to turn a plane Or The landing slot is too late to effectively turn airplane for an effective flight to US And/or, there is (and long has been) demand, in select markets - historically JFK/EWR, BOS, IAD, ORD and Y...

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by commavia
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
Replies: 78
Views: 10428

Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

AA doesn’t have Alaska or Hawaii from ORD. Alaska is possible with 737s; Hawaii requires a widebody. I’d hardly say either is “needed” per se, but it would be nice to see AA return to ORD-ANC, even just with a weekend 737 in peak summer. As for ORD-HNL, there, too, it would be great to see a return...

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by commavia
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
Replies: 78
Views: 10428

Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

If you are making ORD “shuttle” you can make most of the mainline LGA operation “shuttle.” I would argue that DFW and MIA are actually more important “shuttle”routes for AA at LGA Well okay, if you define the prerequisites for a “Shuttle” as merely high frequency. As said - repeatedly - I don’t. I ...

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by commavia
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
Replies: 78
Views: 10428

Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

List the mainline destinations my friend you’re going to come up with surprisingly little and they all have high frequency “shuttle “service. The question was asked why Chicago is not a shuttle route. The truth is AA Has very limited mainline service out of LaGuardia to anything beyond hubs. All of...

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by commavia
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 US3 Hub analysis
Replies: 15
Views: 3130

Re: 2017 US3 Hub analysis

Somewhat related to the ongoing discussion about the recent issue in ATL, the thing I find most interesting about those numbers is the stunning concentration of Delta's network capacity in ATL. United's largest hub (ORD) is only 11% larger by seats than its second largest hub (IAH). AA's largest hub...

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by commavia
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Holdings purchases Island Air Assets
Replies: 74
Views: 5359

Re: Hawaiian Holdings purchases Island Air Assets

From one standpoint, it has obviously been sad to see multiple longtime airline brands - like Aloha and now Island Air - go away in the last decade. Although, from an industry perspective, it's nice to see that Hawaii is now going to have a very strong, competitive and viable state aviation "ch...

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by commavia
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA keep a global First Class?
Replies: 59
Views: 10702

Re: Why does AA keep a global First Class?

The problem is most of us common people fly in the back where seating is taking a bit hit. Indeed. Welcome to the global airline industry, circa 2017. Virtually every major airline on earth is either actively adding density (seats) to their aircraft, or planning to do so. This is hardly unique to A...

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by commavia
Wed Dec 20, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA keep a global First Class?
Replies: 59
Views: 10702

Re: Why does AA keep a global First Class?

AA has gone from the vision of being a premium carrier under Horton to an LCC under Parker. Parker is a great leader if you are in a race to the bottom. I'm sorry, but with respect, I think that's ridiculous. AA now offerings lie-flat, all-aisle-access F/J on all of its widebodies, with very strong...

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by commavia
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX announces HKG-IAD with A350-1000
Replies: 77
Views: 21206

Re: CX to launch IAD

Somewhat of a rough departure time at 1:15am. Not much open at IAD at that time....not even sure the BA lounge would be open. I strongly suspect Cathay Pacific will work something out with one of the lounge operators at IAD - BA seemingly the obvious choice, just like at BOS and EWR. Cathay Pacific...

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by commavia
Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
Replies: 78
Views: 10428

Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

What makes ORD more special than DFW MIA DCA or CLT? The only other mainline destinations That are non-hubs are BOS and PBI. What differentiates ORD among AA's various higher-frequency routes out of LGA, makes it a plausible candidate for "Shuttle" branding, are: * Level of frequency (onl...

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by commavia
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Upgrading Overhead Bins/Lockers on A321 fleet
Replies: 9
Views: 3250

Re: American Upgrading Overhead Bins/Lockers on A321 fleet

We can thank Dougie for ruining the customer experience as usual. I agree that the current LUS 321 config sounds more comfortable, but the LAA 32B arrangement is by far the best. Of course retrofitting the LUS 321s to that configuration would be too customer friendly, so no dice. :roll: The fact th...

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by commavia
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-AMS
Replies: 80
Views: 15549

Re: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-

iyerhari wrote:
AA only has two nonstop direct flights from BOS-JFK - one at noon and another one late afternoon.


... which nicely compliments the fifteen daily flights (peak days) that AA operates between BOS and LGA.

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by commavia
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-AMS
Replies: 80
Views: 15549

Re: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-

It isn't trying to take over B6 or divert tons of traffic from either JFK or PHL. Well of course. The usual doom and gloom has descended on this thread about AA's allegedly disastrous position is in NYC. In reality, AA is still competitive. Given slot controls, AA at this point is obviously structu...

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by commavia
Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-AMS
Replies: 80
Views: 15549

Re: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-

cledaybuck wrote:
The battle for Wilmington is on!


Ha, yep.

cledaybuck wrote:
Also, seems like FCA is getting quite a bit of new capacity this summer.


With all the other growth in Montana in the last few years, I'm still hoping that AA opens up DFW-FCA at some point soon. Seems like a perfect market for a summer seasonal A319.

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by commavia
Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-AMS
Replies: 80
Views: 15549

Re: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-

This seems like a big deal...or just slot-sitting? Is this bad for JFK int'l or bad for PHL int'l? Probably the latter... *AA PHL-JFK APR 0>6 MAY 0>6 JUN 0>6 JUL 0>6 AUG 0>6 The frequency is notable and interesting, although, in looking at the schedule, it appears that only two of these six slot pa...

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by commavia
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA starts 5th route to Colombia: CTG
Replies: 4
Views: 1304

Re: AA starts 5th route to Colombia: CTG

Very happy to see AA add another destination in Colombia, and in particularly CTG which has long seemed like a glaring hole in AA's network from its MIA hub. It's such an incredible country, and CTG in particular is such an amazing city. I hope this route is successful - I suspect it will be.

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by commavia
Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to end interline/code shares with Westjet January 2018 and GulfAir April 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2064

Re: American to end interline/code shres with Westjet January 2018 and GulfAir April 2018

I think it's reflective of not only the ME3 issue and shifting alliances among some of AA's partners (i.e., Westjet and Jet aligning with Delta, etc.), but also just the broader reshaping of how many large network carriers around the world are approaching their global partnerships. As has been comme...

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by commavia
Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska cuts ties with AF-KLM
Replies: 54
Views: 12141

Re: Alaska cuts ties with AF-KLM

AS is definitely facing challenges, to be sure: o A growing DL in SEA o A resurgent UA in SFO o A strong and growing AA in LAX o WN believing they're in for the fight of their lives all over CA o HA getting the right-sized equipment (A321NEO) to fight for Hawaii traffic Yep - pretty much covers it....

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by commavia
Sat Dec 16, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ending Xian
Replies: 108
Views: 19313

Re: United ending Xian

On a related note, as reported by AirlineRoute , looks like United is also planning additional changes to its interior China capacity next summer beyond exiting XIY: San Francisco – Chengdu Operational schedule changes from SFO, moving to midnight hours. Seasonal 4th weekly service, previously sched...

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by commavia
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska cuts ties with AF-KLM
Replies: 54
Views: 12141

Re: Alaska cuts ties with AF-KLM

AS is in far less direct competition with AA than with either of the other two legacy majors (or WN for that matter). Well, okay, but being "in far less direct competition" with AA as compared to with Delta or United doesn't mean they don't now directly overlap and compete significantly w...

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by commavia
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA summer 2018 adds
Replies: 109
Views: 16833

Re: AA summer 2018 adds

Nice to see AA add Missoula too. I'd say it's, objectively, pretty impressive to see AA's growth in Montana - from nothing - since the merger. Next summer AA will be operating over 40 weekly flights to three destinations in Montana - that's obviously nothing compared to the capacity that longtime l...

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by commavia
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA summer 2018 adds
Replies: 109
Views: 16833

Re: AA summer 2018 adds

More very cool adds. Also very happy to see MIA-BON finally added - another obvious market for AA out of the MIA hub. 8-) DCA-ILM Another logical, opportunistic seasonal leisure market. (And a restart, I believe, right? Didn't USAirways fly this route, maybe on and off, for years?) DFW-FLG As predic...

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by commavia
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Lufthansa withdraws the offer for Niki, will cease flying Dec. 14
Replies: 78
Views: 14134

Re: Updated: Lufthansa withdraws the offer for Niki, will cease flying Dec. 14

Unfortunate, but probably unavoidable. Ultimately - one way or another, either via acquisition or liquidation - consolidation was going to happen, and will continue to happen, in the European airline industry. Relative to the size of its market and economy, I think it's quite reasonable to conclude ...

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by commavia
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United announces SFO-PPT
Replies: 148
Views: 21395

Re: United 787 route announcement - Weds Dec 13th

UA115 SFO 1445 2025 PPT 247 UA114 PPT 2345 SFO 0950+ 247 Awesome. Very cool add. As I said when United announced the nonstop SIN flights, and some of the recent EWR transatlantic adds - it's great to see United once again regain some of its fighting strength and get creative in leveraging the power ...

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by commavia
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Admin wont punish ME3; opts to leave open-skies alone
Replies: 153
Views: 18444

Re: Trump Admin wont punish ME3; opts to leave open-skies alone

9w748capt wrote:
Not just India, but I've long wondered - why doesn't AA (just as an example) start daily DFW-DOH or ORD-DOH service with a 789? Or DFW/ORD-AUH?


Because the local markets are small and the ME3 have a significant cost advantage.

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by commavia
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Admin wont punish ME3; opts to leave open-skies alone
Replies: 153
Views: 18444

Re: Trump Admin wont punish ME3; opts to leave open-skies alone

In politics, it's ultimately all a numbers game. Whether the ME3 are, in fact, subsidized, or receive state aid and support, and compete unfairly, etc. doesn't really seem to motivate much public opinion. The number of votes attached to U.S. citizens who benefit from (1) the ME3's airfares between t...

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by commavia
Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline relocation at LGA 12/9
Replies: 42
Views: 10580

Re: Airline relocation at LGA 12/9

I agree with others that the pace of the new terminal construction, given the complexity of the site and especially the fact that it's NYC, is heartening. And it can't come soon enough. The CTB is incredibly outdated, so when the new terminal opens it will be a massive improvement for AA, Southwest,...

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by commavia
Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies
Replies: 77
Views: 13068

Re: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies

I don't think AA will get any additional daily frequencies from MIA before DL gets an additional daily flight. Since AA already has 4x daily to DL's 1x daily and since F9 pulled out of the market, I would be very surprised if the DOT allowed AA's position to be further strengthened. I tend to agree...

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by commavia
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: United in talks to invest in ExpressJet
Replies: 12
Views: 2935

Re: Bloomberg: United in talks to invest in ExpressJet

Interesting. As mentioned in the past, this isn't - or shouldn't be - that surprising. The upward pressure on pilot wages is steadily diminishing the impetus (and economic value) for mainline carriers playing regional operators against each other for labor arbitrage and competitive cost control. The...

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by commavia
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?
Replies: 78
Views: 11993

Re: Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?

Are all AA seats aisle access? That is the argument here. On widebodies, yes, they now are - 100% of AA's widebodies are now all-lie-flat, and all-aisle-access in J. AA's longhaul 757s don't have all-aisle-access in J, but then, as said, neither do Delta's or United's. Also AA only has 148 widebodi...

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by commavia
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Westjet agree to form US-Canada JV
Replies: 153
Views: 22069

Re: Delta and Westjet agree to form US-Canada JV

Presumably the other benefit would be AA passengers located in places like Boston, NYC, ORD etc choosing to do an entire flight on Porter via codeshare rather than on UA or AA. Also encourages Porter fliers in Toronto, YUL, YOW etc to pick AA when they need to get out of Q400 range of the border, l...

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by commavia
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Westjet agree to form US-Canada JV
Replies: 153
Views: 22069

Re: Delta and Westjet agree to form US-Canada JV

AA + Porter now? As I mentioned earlier, it is, indeed intriguing. AA's and Porter's networks don't really overlap much, but then also don't really connect much, either. There could potentially be some (very) limited connectivity over YOW/YUL, but obviously Porter's absence from what is by far AA's...

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by commavia
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Westjet agree to form US-Canada JV
Replies: 153
Views: 22069

Re: Delta and Westjet agree to form US-Canada JV

I hope dot will require something non trivial from this and any possible changes to ac ua joint venture. Rightly or wrongly, I doubt it. I suspect this will meet with minimal regulatory challenge from either country. And at this point, the transborder market is likely fairly set, anyway. The only o...

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by commavia
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Westjet agree to form US-Canada JV
Replies: 153
Views: 22069

Re: Delta and Westjet agree to form US-Canada JV

Looks like Delta and Westjet have signed an MOU to form a transborder JV Huge news, and good news, for both airlines. It will definitely be interesting to see what additional transborder market development opportunities this opens up for Delta and WestJet. With this, Delta will essentially have goo...

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by commavia
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-300ER losing 9-abreast MCE
Replies: 26
Views: 10742

Re: AA 777-300ER losing 9-abreast MCE

Or it will just get people to fly other one world airlines. There is no chance I will pay the same money flying aa pe vs that of cx. And now that mce 9 in a row is gone, that basically means I won't fly aa tatl or to South America. That's one perspective. My guess is that AA management believes tha...

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