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by devron
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways cancels 'incorrectly' cheap tickets
Replies: 52
Views: 5174

Re: British Airways cancels 'incorrectly' cheap tickets

BA offers 290 euro tickes from FRA to LAS are these correct?

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by devron
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: airlines under 10million that surprise you?
Replies: 8
Views: 1813

Re: airlines under 10million that surprise you?

Condor has less then 10 min. I thought they would ferry a lot of people to the canaries and palma majorca

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by devron
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations
Replies: 81
Views: 12079

Re: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations

Get very uncreative, more USA destinations...

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by devron
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why KLM don‘t serve KEF ?
Replies: 41
Views: 6447

Re: Why KLM don‘t fly to KEF ?

daily LH from FRA. To expend on this Daily in summer, 3 or 4 times in winter. In summer they do also fly from MUN (not daily). Eurowings flies from Hamburg and Cologne. Austrian from Vienna (3 times per week I think). Plus the reason I know this I am always looking for miles and more seats and neve...

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by devron
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches LAX-Europe on B77L on June 16th
Replies: 62
Views: 14303

Re: DL launches LAX-Europe on B77L today

factsonly wrote:
- AMS has 20x daily DL departures = 24%
- CDG has 13x daily DL departures = 15%


Amazing, These JV are really paying off.

Am I correct 9 daily flights to LHR = 11%

Thus 3 destination =50% of all flights

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by devron
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines
Replies: 84
Views: 13056

Re: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... mber-2013/

I think Ethiopian would love to fly to MUN but no idea what is stoping them. The above artical even says that opened reservations once.
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https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... mber-2013/

I think Ethiopian would love to fly to MUN but no idea what is stoping them. The above artical even says that opened reservations once.

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by devron
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16575

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

So we Joon to cater to the milleniums and this to cater for the sharia community. Where is my gluten free airline?

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by devron
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the 757 Combi with Nepal Airlines!
Replies: 5
Views: 4293

Re: Flying the 757 Combi with Nepal Airlines!

Sounds like the nepal I know. thanks for the report

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by devron
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Talkeetna to Denali Basecamp Turbo Otter on wheel-skis
Replies: 2
Views: 1162

Talkeetna to Denali Basecamp Turbo Otter on wheel-skis

Flight from Talkeetna (Alaska) to Denali basecamp on the Kahiltna glacier This is my first trip report so show some tollerance Date: 20/05/2018 Airline: Talkeetna Air Taxi Origin: Talkeetna Destination: Denali Base Camp Flight duration: ca 30-40 minutes, too short Aircraft: Turbo Otter Year build: ...

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by devron
Thu May 17, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal
Replies: 78
Views: 10585

Re: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal

[qoute]

“Ten percent of our [Lufthansa Group] aircraft is based in Austria, but only 4% of the group’s profit is generated there.[/quote]

Playing with statistics. Give OS A380s and they can fly with 4 % of the fleet.

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by devron
Wed May 16, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH
Replies: 23
Views: 4950

Re: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH

What is new? France is not a very competitive country to do business and the population accepts it and gets to reap the benefits and disadvantages. Air France is one of the may companies that suffers from it. Open crew basis elsewhere maybe?

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by devron
Sun May 13, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leaked Sneak Peek: United New Uniforms
Replies: 41
Views: 9121

Re: Leaked Sneak Peak: United New Uniforms

Back to the topic, these uniforms suck and I can't imagine they are pratical.To bad we didn't see any male uniforms or pilot uniforms

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by devron
Sun May 13, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5902

Re: Air Koryo speculations

Why didn't anyone state the freaking obvious?

They will shut down flying and open a fastfood chain serving Koryo burger.

Seriously open more regional flying to china to cater for package tourist "ruining" the country and eating more burgers

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by devron
Sun May 13, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: They fly there??
Replies: 44
Views: 2739

Re: They fly there??

trijetsonly wrote:
The Air Koryo flight to Berlin and Zurich until the late 2000s

Lufthansa to Australia, St. Maarten and the Seychelles


I can see Seychelles coming back with Eurowings, Swiss, or their own Jump concept. Condor still has direct flights from Frankfurt (just to demonstrate ther is still a market).

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by devron
Sat May 12, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the AA Dreamliner 'Down Under': FSM-DFW-LAX-SYD, Dec '17, Y
Replies: 26
Views: 9123

Re: Flying the AA Dreamliner 'Down Under': FSM-DFW-LAX-SYD, Dec '17, Y

Bobloblaw wrote:
Dinner looks awful.


I wanted to say the same.

Thanks for the trip report cool visit to the 747 I wonder if I ever to fly one again last time was a decade ago from FRA-SIN and there are fewer and fewer.

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by devron
Fri May 11, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won
Replies: 141
Views: 5028

Re: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won

Can we agree trump is bad and hilary would have been bad.

Seriously rock and a hard place comes to my mind.

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: University professor claims: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions
Replies: 65
Views: 8362

Re: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions

As pointed out above there are currently no sanctions in place just serious movements towards them. Now might be the time to sell a few airframes and deliver them fast.

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"
Replies: 73
Views: 9169

Re: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"

FatCat wrote:
12 posts and still no one has figured out how many boobs this woman has


well after my extensive analysis of the pictures of this lady, googleing female anatomy (I won't post my source here) and here facebook page


devron wrote:
I guess and suspect based on the pictures two?

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 134
Views: 19226

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

I guess it depends on where you sit? In addition were does the 6 decimals come from? Might be more quick from the outside (i.e. people that live near airport benifit)?

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"
Replies: 73
Views: 9169

Re: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"

I guess and suspect based on the pictures two? But then this is not an aviation question. Really she had a bag, a personal item, a medical breast pump, and a freaking large cooler that fits a cow. American airliners website says "Diaper bags (1 per child), soft-sided cooler bags with breast mil...

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main
Replies: 31
Views: 5419

Re: arriving after 23:00 in Frankfurt main

The article mentions a potential fine of 50,000 euro per incident. If the local government loses patience with them then they'll start enforcing the fines. I think they are being indulged at the moment as they are new to the airport but they'll just be fined in to compliance and/or given last incom...

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by devron
Thu May 10, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway
Replies: 67
Views: 7215

Re: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway

I can understand that some people do not want to slide of the wing (even if the remember that they need to do this) as its high and one could hurt themselves think about the more elderly among us. This situation didn't seem extremly critical so risk benifit analysis I wait for someone to help me get...

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by devron
Tue May 08, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Allegiant Convenient: Weekend trip to Utah (LAX-PVU-LAX)
Replies: 6
Views: 3178

Re: Allegiant Convenient: Weekend trip to Utah (LAX-PVU-LAX)

thanks, interestign to see the easjet orange

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by devron
Tue May 08, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair announced service to Dusseldorf
Replies: 15
Views: 1776

Re: Icelandair announced service to Dusseldorf

Should be a success now that Air Berlin is gone. Create oppertunty to catch O&D and transatlantic. Doesn't Germania fly to KEF from DUS? Couldn't find anything but I thought so.

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by devron
Tue May 08, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways announces 3 weekly LHR-DUR
Replies: 45
Views: 8632

Re: British Airways announces 3 weekly LHR-DUR

tourism markets, less Business demand thus day flights are okay and one can maximize the utilization?

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by devron
Mon May 07, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH GROUP to order 2 B77W,2 B77F, 6 A320neo and up to 6 A320ceo
Replies: 74
Views: 12300

Re: LH GROUP to order 2 B77W,2 B77F and 12 A320neo

Those six A320-ceo will come this year, are these used planes? They have been order to ofset delays in the 320-neo. I guess this will cost airbus something?

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by devron
Sun May 06, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future for the Antonov AN-225 Myria?
Replies: 16
Views: 3445

Re: Future for the Antonov AN-225 Myria?

https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/30697 ... in-karachi
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Getting more attention for this tread, any news google revealed it is flying https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/30697 ... in-karachi

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by devron
Thu May 03, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Korea requests opening of new international air routes and shows willingness to open its FIR to South Korea
Replies: 41
Views: 7434

Re: North Korea requests opening of new international air routes and shows willingness to open its FIR to South Korea

Am I the only worried that some food derived trigger happy north korea soldier will mixup a 777 for an F-16? I wouldn't like to fly over North Korea at this point in time.

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by devron
Wed May 02, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A346s on European routes
Replies: 57
Views: 7697

Re: LH A346s on local routes

LEJ-MUC was that ever an Air Berlin route? Otherwise I can see the need for extra demand considering it was an extended weekend in Germany just LEJ just doesn't make sense in my opinion and I would liek to know if Styllo777 his guess / hypothosis is correct.

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by devron
Tue May 01, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump will meet with the Southwest passenger survivors and the crew
Replies: 31
Views: 1986

Re: President Trump will meet with the Southwest passenger survivors and the crew

Really has this something to do with his tweet claiming the safest aviation year was due to his work? Anyhow great that he is thanking the employees and people that helped. Just don't see how this helps I would rather have the FAA do their job without political involvement and bias.

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by devron
Tue May 01, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline companies stare at a burning issue as fuel prices skyrocket
Replies: 54
Views: 9436

Re: Airline companies stare at a burning issue as fuel prices skyrocket

Airlines in the post-consolidation world have proven they can make money when Jet A is at $120/bbl. I'm far less concerned about oil prices insofar as airlines than I ever have been previously. I agree but 1) If high oil prices are combined with an economic downtrun 2) Non-consilidated airlines (EU...

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by devron
Tue May 01, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA
Replies: 81
Views: 12595

Re: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA

MalevTU134 wrote:
So...are they innovative or not? :) They do fly to TLV...and that is in Asia.


Yes to some of the routes they fly no the the fare structure and BOB. Israel specifically mentioened Israel as it is in Asia and I find this an innovative route for a carrier like WOW. Sorry if this wasn't clear

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by devron
Tue May 01, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Venezuela demands payment for jet fuel in Petros
Replies: 90
Views: 10619

Re: Venezuela demands payment for jet fuel in Petros

Ridiculous normally any logical thinking goverment would give in, but eh.... some airlines will cope with this (i.e. give in, add an extra stop, or put in more in the tank) others will give up.

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by devron
Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA
Replies: 81
Views: 12595

Re: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA

WOW air innovator? How? I think I just went to great lengths to explain just that. ;) OK, I'll reformulate. WOW air is innovative by offering several (5 right now) tiers of Economy class seats that can be purchased on a per flight basis for reasonable price and are not tied to other options such as...

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by devron
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?
Replies: 144
Views: 15365

Re: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?

To get back to topic the awnser is yes. If you look here Atlanta is the only megagub in decline. So yes relative to other hubs it is decline but still is the biggest and will be so for a few more years before an airport is Asia will take over. Other US hubs are growing thus relative Atlanta is decl...

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References
Replies: 33
Views: 6651

Re: China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References

https://www.haarlemsdagblad.nl/nieuws/k ... -om-taiwan
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Blerg wrote:
Has China requested this from other countries as well?.


Yes KLM was also in the news in the netherlands a few months ago. Sorry dutch only

https://www.haarlemsdagblad.nl/nieuws/k ... -om-taiwan

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References
Replies: 33
Views: 6651

Re: China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References

Taiwan is a own county. If the China is smart right now they shutup because Trump might not be assumed and also have some meausures in his sleeves /hair if US airliners are influenced.

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAN Airlines CC-CQF LA801 AKL - SYD | Photos and Videos
Replies: 3
Views: 3493

Re: LAN Airlines CC-CQF LA801 AKL - SYD | Photos and Videos

Thanks, that is an early flight is it daily (to lazy to check after two wine on a saterday evening)

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?
Replies: 144
Views: 15365

Re: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?

To get back to topic the awnser is yes. If you look here Atlanta is the only megagub in decline. So yes relative to other hubs it is decline but still is the biggest and will be so for a few more years before an airport is Asia will take over. Other US hubs are growing thus relative Atlanta is decli...

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Two simultaneous AF flights from ATH-CDG
Replies: 14
Views: 3728

Re: Two simultaneous AF flights from ATH-CDG

2x 319 =284 vs 1 A321 = 200 seats maybe they just need these 84 seats more

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Flying Under the Influence' charges against Air Transat Pilots dropped.
Replies: 21
Views: 3467

Re: 'Flying Under the Influence' charges against Air Transat Pilots dropped.

Innocent untill proven guilty is a value we all should keep high Nevertheless a few random test for thes pilots would be good or a desk job and keeping career oppertunties at a minumum. If they are smart they should shift job anyhow.

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA
Replies: 81
Views: 12595

Re: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA

holcakker wrote:
Dubai of the north with that terminal and weather? Fat chance.


And of course without A-380's recipe for failure

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by devron
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA
Replies: 81
Views: 12595

Re: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA

Everything from the East Coast to India, Thailand etc. would work West coast USA or East Asia (e.g Japan) is a “bit” out of the way adding significant travel time. Just one can wonder with the Middle East competition how this will work out and if there are 12 suitable destinations. Besides WOW relie...

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by devron
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 100 types reached :)
Replies: 40
Views: 3424

Re: 100 types reached :)

Zeppelin is cool can I also list helicopter I would get a few more. Do we have a Zeppelin trip report on this site?

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by devron
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 100 types reached :)
Replies: 40
Views: 3424

Re: 100 types reached :)

Congrats! 100 is cool. I have at least 43 confirmed on flightdiary and that is since I started tracking it 2013 on flight diary. No McDonnell-Douglas planes are listed in flightdiary nor the 747-200 or 767-400 which knew I flew . Also It only list the 737-800 and 737-X not other subtypes. Also doesn...

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by devron
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes
Replies: 34
Views: 4501

Re: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes

I guess the reason why they didn't order 100 might be a) still piliot shortage b) interest in the max 10.

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by devron
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Air France 787-9 in in Bogota
Replies: 5
Views: 2061

Re: The first Air France 787-9 in in Bogota

Really Air France is flying today? Lucky! https://www.thelocal.fr/20180423/air-france-cancels-25-percent-of-flights-on-monday-due-to-strike-action Seriously this flight might have to do with the strike and planes rotating differently the past days or is this a standard from now on? Has the same numb...

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by devron
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest cancels 100+ flights today
Replies: 51
Views: 10936

Re: Southwest cancels 100+ flights today

Better safe, I guess some people are putting in some extra hours, contractors are hired and other maintenace if possible is being shifted. Can Southwest hire spare capacity from others?

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by devron
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines first-quarter 2018 result
Replies: 15
Views: 2740

Re: Alaska Airlines first-quarter 2018 result

http://investor.alaskaair.com/news-rele ... 18-results

Merger costs went down. Fuel and wages went up.
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To People saying Merger costs if you look here

http://investor.alaskaair.com/news-rele ... 18-results

Merger costs went down. Fuel and wages went up.

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