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by commavia
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Applies for more HAV service
Replies: 24
Views: 2498

Re: AA Applies for more HAV service

We'll see. The argument that the majority of frequencies should go to MIA is a strong one, and the results of U.S.-Cuba services so far has demonstrated this. I wonder how poorly WN and B6 are doing on FLL-HAV - that would help AA and DL's cases. MIA-HAV is performing well for both of them supposed...

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by commavia
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Applies for more HAV service
Replies: 24
Views: 2498

Re: AA Applies for more HAV service

And Southwest has applied for FLL-HAV. That will trigger a competitive allocation, and AA has indicated if that was triggered, it would apply for all 21 frequencies for MIA-HAV. There goes AA's changes. I think the DOT will give seven each to Delta, JetBlue and Southwest to "spread the wealth&...

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by commavia
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 160
Views: 19212

Re: Seat Law coming?

From what I've read, the problem that the some industry observers fear is that as seat pitch reduces, it may be harder to evacuate an aircraft in an emergency. If seat pitch in Y is 32", it should be fairly easy to get everyone off a plane in the maximum time set by the FAA. But, when you get ...

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by commavia
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 12898

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

Had all of that new Florida flying been previously announced? If so, I must have missed it. But bringing back BOS-PBI, BOS-FLL and BOS-RSW to daily service is a pretty big return to the BOS-FL market for DL. All of that had been cut dramatically since the Song days. I continue to be amazed by Delta...

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by commavia
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 160
Views: 19212

Re: Seat Law coming?

The product is safe, there's zero evidence out there to suggest otherwise. And comfort is completely subjective. To me, and many others, a $79 roundtrip ticket on NK is certainly more comfortable than the drive I would otherwise have to make. Exactly. The elitism and insistence on intrusion into ot...

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by commavia
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Bad Q1 Results
Replies: 58
Views: 6314

Re: JetBlue Bad Q1 Results

Cue the Wall Street analyst questions about too much capacity growth depressing unit revenue in 3, 2, 1 ...

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by commavia
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS & VX to combine JFK ops in terminal 7 by Q4 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2377

Re: AS & VX to combine JFK ops in terminal 7 by Q4 2017

Smart move. T8 isn't big enough to handle Alaska plus Virgin, and I'm not sure AA would want them there, anyway. T7 still has the open space freed up by United so this is a good means for BA to get some of that revenue coming back in again. Win-win for Alaska and BA.

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by commavia
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 160
Views: 19212

Re: Seat Law coming?

Whatever the "people" will tolerate, as long as there's no safety issue, then, that will be the "law of the land." Yes. That's exactly right. Without even the slightest shred of evidence of a threat to public safety or negative externalities, I continue to find it remarkable tha...

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by commavia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Applies for more HAV service
Replies: 24
Views: 2498

Re: AA Applies for more HAV service

Exactly as predicted - AA wants the last 7 of 21 soon-to-be-freed-up HAV frequencies for a fifth daily MIA flight, and is proposing to start using them before either Delta or JetBlue. Curiously, it's application specifically states that the request only stands in order to expedite the allocation of...

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by commavia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Cash Flow
Replies: 65
Views: 10265

Re: AZ staff votes against cuts

Why say no.If you get your wage cut it's better than not having a job is it AZ staff.In an economy which hasn't been in its prime for the last few years.Really AZ staff. I'd ask the question differently: why say yes ? Italian politicians have - for decades - repeatedly shown that when faced with th...

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by commavia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 160
Views: 19212

Re: SEAT Law coming?

I think the issue is, as the "large" air carriers become more like ULCC's and just offer you a ticket from point A to point B with you adding in every extra you want, what's stopping everyone from going to the ULCC's and having every legacy carrier plane fly empty? There are still multipl...

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by commavia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

Guess we know where this is going. Indeed. Both airlines will likely settle because they won't be able to stand the P.R. And long-term, "where this is going" is more delays and more cancellations. Going forward, airlines will simply refuse to shoulder the liability of attempting to enforc...

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by commavia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Overbooking of Flights has become a major issue.
Replies: 129
Views: 7971

Re: Overbooking of Flights has become a major issue.

But the simple fact is this... if the airlines had to pay... say $9k in compensation to anyone who was IDB, there would be a lot less IDB situations. And the smart people at the airlines would still find a way to maximize profitability, and fill their jets. It is that simple. Absolutely right. Airl...

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by commavia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Overbooking of Flights has become a major issue.
Replies: 129
Views: 7971

Re: Overbooking of Flights has become a major issue.

The main point is that the people flying on the lowest fairs, have non refundable tickets. The have booked and paid that flight and loose their money with a no show. Often even the return flight. The seat going out empty was paid. Those people are the lowest on the totem pole and the ones that are ...

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by commavia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 160
Views: 19212

Re: SEAT Law coming?

The trouble is that the system is gamed to be just a few percent below "acceptable," but the next step up requires doubling or even tripling the fare. Most of us would be willing to pay a 15% premium to just barely de-miserablize the seats and overall experience. That's not "gamed&qu...

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by commavia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 455
Views: 36578

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

It is interesting to hypothesize about how they get to 150 flights per day. I do think some frequency increases will happen, and they've demostrated this with cities like MKE, SEA - start out with a single flight and then add. I do think we'll see this with Austin, Nashville etc.. For example, I wo...

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by commavia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 12898

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

I see your point, but (to play devil's advocate a bit) AA isn't actively trying to position itself as the legacy airline of choice in Boston, DL sure seems to be. As was discussed recently in another thread, "legacy airline of choice" is a very subjective, and relative, term. For BOS-area...

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by commavia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 12898

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

I agree with your points -- debated writing them out but went with "bite the bullet" instead. If they really want to become the legacy airline of choice in BOS, I'd argue they need a presence on BOS-DCA. For that to happen, ~10 slots at DCA would need to be found. Could be a case of up-ga...

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by commavia
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 12898

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

This DL expansion in BOS makes me wonder when they'll bite the bullet and enter the WAS-BOS market. Too big of a market from BOS to ignore for much longer. If slots weren't an issue, I agree - Delta would likely already be flying BOS-DCA. But slots at DCA are an issue. So that means Delta has to (1...

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by commavia
Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

He is not condoning violence. As in the UA thread, there is more to it than merely one person being right and one person being wrong. However, it seemed almost impossible to make any other points in the dialogue because some would jump on them and twist their words into condoning or supporting the ...

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by commavia
Sun Apr 23, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 455
Views: 36578

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Come the end of 2018 when all of the work is done in Terminal B, DL will get sole use of Terminal A. Its interesting, at that point DL, UA and AA will all have nicer facilities in BOS than B6. I agree - Delta's and United's gates at BOS are already quite nice, and the refurb of the soon-to-be-AA si...

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by commavia
Sun Apr 23, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

If the flying public understood what goes into airline operations to get them from A to B, I think flying would be more civil. Is it too much to ask folks to sit quietly for a few hours? Agreed - this is a big contributor to situations like this. The airline industry is astoundingly complex, and in...

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by commavia
Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 12898

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

I agree with this, although I also think that there are some differences. BOS is not SEA in the sense that DL isn't intending to turn it into an international hub with feeder domestic flights. I think that Delta's perspective on BOS is that it's a relatively large and wealthy market that wasn't alr...

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by commavia
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/17: Remembering the fallen
Replies: 107
Views: 12542

Re: Irish 4/17: Remembering the fallen

DFW is a possibility, but obviously only with A330s and it would be a codeshare with AA. I don't see AA/EI doing DFW in 2018. Not sure if it will happen next year, but assuming there isn't a major global economic or political shock, I personally regard DFW-DUB as a matter of "when" and no...

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by commavia
Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 455
Views: 36578

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

It is, and seems largely to prevent others from creating their own version of ATL. DL knows the power of a fortress hub, and can't let someone like B6 or AS do that in BOS/SEA. LAX is too critical to let any one carrier become dominant as well, and RDU is to protect the ATL/Southeast market that th...

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by commavia
Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 455
Views: 36578

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

He says they want exclusive use of Terminal A and wants to expand BOS flights by 50% - up to 150 flights a day. Will happen over the next couple of years. Another SEA. Incredible. It will be very interesting to see how this plays out, particularly given Delta's guidance to analysts on capacity disc...

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by commavia
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 12898

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

Long live competition... may the best one survive :D Indeed. Delta is adding a significant amount of new capacity into BOS - in many if not most cases, directly on top of JetBlue, which has a larger presence at the airport and lower costs. It will be very interesting to see how this competitive dyn...

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by commavia
Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

OTOH, maybe airlines could hire professionals? There are a lot of people that manage to do their job without hitting or insulting customers... in the airline industry and in any other industry. Really! Setting aside the fact that "professionals" is subjective, the short answer is "su...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL expands MIA-HAV
Replies: 24
Views: 4755

Re: DL expands MIA-HAV

I understand why American Airlines is conservative especially with Doug running the helm and what he's seen airlines go through the last 20yrs. Minus LAX I just don't see American always being so proactive and forward thinking in grabbing market share. Delta never seems to miss a beat on an opportu...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

Surely this is a joke? The AA crew member should really have laid the guy out on the deck and called the Police to haul him off to jail. No, the AA crew member should have acted like an adult, kept his cool, calmly explained the situation to the woman and maintained composure. He completely lost it...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL expands MIA-HAV
Replies: 24
Views: 4755

Re: DL expands MIA-HAV

14 out of 21 slots are being applied for, right? So why would AA not be allowed to try for 7? True. I should have been more clear - I was making that comment in the context of my earlier comment hypothesizing about other airlines also applying for slots. I agree that, hypothetically, if no other ai...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

UA now AA and don't forget DL computer meltdowns....future of U.S. air travel looks pretty dark unless big changes are enacted. No it doesn't. In the U.S., there are several hundred thousand airline employees. Every year, there are several hundred million airline passengers. The vast majority of in...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

Again, did they explain that it comes back to you at the door? We don't know. If not, it's a failure of AA, on many levels. Letting it get that far, not explaining the outcome. No question. I totally agree. It should never have gotten to that point. If her stroller was over the size limit for cabin...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’
Replies: 130
Views: 22091

Re: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

Nowadays, for a number of reasons including the fact that there are so many employees who are stockholders and laws like SarbOx, CEOs aren't allowed to say anything to employees they wouldn't put on the front page of the NYT. That is completely untrue. On a daily basis, employees (including CEOs) c...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

For those interested, the relevant portion of AA's CoC: "Fully collapsible strollers may be carried on board with the passenger as long as they fit in an overhead bin. Strollers exceeding a maximum weight of 20lbs or that are not capable of being transported inside the cabin due to size must be...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should US allow foreign owned domestic airlines?
Replies: 161
Views: 8294

Re: Should US allow foreign owned domestic airlines?

While I appreciate all the in-depth relies, there's no way the U.S. will allow a foreign owned airline to operate domestically. Exactly. This entire conversation is academic. This is not going to happen. There are reasonable arguments both ways, but the bottom line is that there is essentially no p...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

Just to note, flight attendants and gate agents can and have been fined by FAA inspectors for allowing non regulation items on board. Not defending this F/A just some background. Just like the FAA has fined F/As for exiting the a/c to inquire about a seat dup (if we go below min staff) In this case...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’
Replies: 130
Views: 22091

Re: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

As for terminal C supporters/detractors...you are not crazy, it is 1990s functional. I am sure the latest update helped. Like the Delta Terminal at LGA, or T5 at JFK (in 15-20 years) it gets the job done. Nothing special, but nothing horrific. Every terminal at JFK except 2 and 7 is newer. Agreed -...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL expands MIA-HAV
Replies: 24
Views: 4755

Re: DL expands MIA-HAV

Well, if competitors like DL and B6 are applying for additional South Florida to HAV service, there's almost no chance the DOT would opt to strengthen AA's leading position over awarding the additional slots to a competitor. I agree. Despite the fact that AA probably has the highest likelihood of f...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

You're really OK with Mr. Hit Me's attitude? No - definitely not. Inexcusable behavior, especially on the part of a uniformed, customer-facing employee of any company. But if (again, key word) this woman was told - as literally thousands of women and men are told every week - that she couldn't keep...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

they need to be flexible, ,reasonable and transparent when enforcing any rules. Indeed. And not lose their cool. No question about it. But it can be a tricky situation. Because before the iPhone camera starts rolling - what if an employee is being "reasonable and transparent" (flexibility...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

People are acting as if the woman should have known the stroller doesn't go in the bin. If this is her first trip with a baby, she probably didn't know if nobody explained it, and found out at the door. They might not have explained that it comes back to her at the door on landing either (rather th...

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by commavia
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 261
Views: 19480

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

but I'm certain that a woman traveling alone with a small child wanted her travel experience to be completely stress free. Sure. And I totally agree with you that without being there, and knowing all the context, it's impossible to know for sure what happened. In any event, it seems quite clear - a...

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by commavia
Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’
Replies: 130
Views: 22091

Re: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

If that's true, why did AA (with Kirby) not buy United's JFK slots? If I remember correctly, United told the DOT that it offered the slots first to American, but American was not interested. The asking price may have been too high. Plus, the two aren't necessarily linked. AA may well have been tryi...

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by commavia
Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL expands MIA-HAV
Replies: 24
Views: 4755

Re: DL expands MIA-HAV

Delta has applied with DOT to operate an additional, second daily Miami-Havana flight. Nothing can be added unless it is approved, and there could be more applications than available slots. Indeed. JetBlue and Delta have now moved to capture some of the freed-up HAV frequencies - let's see if AA, S...

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by commavia
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’
Replies: 130
Views: 22091

Re: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

EWR p.s. has done well for UA because p.s. has gone from a standalone product (unless you connected to say LH at JFK) to being the backbone of transcons now that EWR results in new connections via EWR to/from Europe and westbound mostly through SFO en route to/from Asia. I understand the point abov...

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by commavia
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oscar Munoz opts out of UAL Chairman position
Replies: 37
Views: 7116

Re: Oscar Munoz opts out of UAL Chairman position

I see this is yet another sign Oscar is not in it for the long term at UA. Agreed. Scott Kirby may well have made a very smart move. My bet is his health is not up to the rigors of the job. However, it will be portrayed that he is a casualty of the recent incidences. I'm not sure it has anything to...

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by commavia
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’
Replies: 130
Views: 22091

Re: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

Do you think Smisek cut JFK transcons in favor of EWR out of a "CO pride" mindset... as if he was trying to show the value of CO's network over UA's... No, I don't. Personally, I think the decision to exit JFK was part of the same broader mindsight that Kirby alluded to more diplomaticall...

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by commavia
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue applies for additional Cuba frequencies
Replies: 42
Views: 5793

Re: JetBlue applies for additional Cuba frequencies

And who is to say Delta and AA won't try to apply for all? And Silver has indicated it wants to fly MIA-HAV, and might very well apply for all 21. Agreed. Even as fraught with economic challenges as the Cuba flying has clearly been for just about everyone, it seems hard for me to imagine AA and Del...

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by commavia
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’
Replies: 130
Views: 22091

Re: Scott Kirby: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

The weighing in Smisek would have made was go along with whatever Compton decided to do. Compton had pretty much carte-blanche with the network chess pieces to move them around. Smisek was hardly a network guy, and relied on Compton to run sales, alliances, pricing, revenue management and network p...

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