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by jasoncrh
Thu May 16, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 701
Views: 113810

Re: US-Japan agree on additional Haneda slots; DOT to allocate

AA did not get the LAS gateway. Order to show cause is out! https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOT-OST-2019-0014-0079 Tentative allocations: AA: DFW (1x), LAX DL: SEA, DTW, ATL, PDX, HNL (1x) HA: HNL (1x) UA: EWR, ORD, IAD, LAX Good deal. Seems the big winners are DL and UA. AA only received hal...

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by jasoncrh
Tue May 14, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated March 2019 Loads
Replies: 32
Views: 3116

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated March 2019 Loads

Okay - the 777-200 with 4 classes (first, business, world traveler plus and world traveler) has 224 seats. So something is still off. Are you sure the British Airways numbers are correct? if you divide the seats by 31 days in the month, that's 173 seats per flight. BA doesn't have any plane with tha...

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by jasoncrh
Tue May 14, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated March 2019 Loads
Replies: 32
Views: 3116

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated March 2019 Loads

Are you sure the British Airways numbers are correct? if you divide the seats by 31 days in the month, that's 173 seats per flight. BA doesn't have any plane with that small a number of seats in the market. Even their smallest plane - the 788 - has 214 seats total. And I thought they were mostly ope...

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by jasoncrh
Fri May 10, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't Delta fly International out of DFW?
Replies: 69
Views: 8408

Re: Why didn't Delta fly International out of DFW?

Delta only flew DFW - FRA. MUC was a short lived route from Cincinnati in the mid 1990s. Delta flew and continues to fly CVG - CDG. Air France flew to DFW briefly in 2000-2001, I think? And now they're back. I thought there was also DFW-MUC, DFW-CDG on Delta back in the day, but I could be wrong. It...

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by jasoncrh
Wed May 01, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad increases London Heathrow services
Replies: 33
Views: 8439

Re: Etihad increases London Heathrow services

good news - is there a link/ press release? Also, this is changed a bit - they had had two departures in the 0800 bank - like a 0730 departure and an 0800/0830 departure, in the last few weeks. two at the 1300/1400 time seems tough, as there really is very little feed into that bank (besides India, ...

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by jasoncrh
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service
Replies: 96
Views: 20168

Re: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service

Actually, BA and all carriers in the US do submit load factor information to the US government. It’s the t100 survey. They don’t do it for individual flights, but in a market where’s just one flight, like fll-lgw, it’s obvious what their information is for. Again, this is a reporting requirement, to...

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by jasoncrh
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Q1 2019 Results
Replies: 54
Views: 7403

Re: AA Q1 2019 Results

exactly, great summary You do see that DL is middle of the pack in that margins list right? WN consistently has higher margin than DL, yet people still only ask what is so special about DL. Given that they dominate ATL/MSP/DTW, with only AA at CLT having similar dominance, isn't it pretty obvious wh...

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by jasoncrh
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Q1 2019 Results
Replies: 54
Views: 7403

Re: AA Q1 2019 Results

Yes, as I wrote, the competition is American for that flow traffic. Have you actually looked at the types of planes Delta uses in most of their markets to/ from Atlanta? Mostly 717s, MD88s, and regional jets such as the CRJ and the CR7/CR9. These airplanes are nearly identical internally to what AA ...

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by jasoncrh
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Q1 2019 Results
Replies: 54
Views: 7403

Re: AA Q1 2019 Results

Thanks, yes - SLC too! Delta completely owns 3 cities (ATL, DTW, MSP) and faces minimal competition in all 3. These cities all generate a healthy amount of corporate travel, and Delta charges high prices and can get those fares. Furthermore, many markets in the southeast /midwest where Delta flies a...

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by jasoncrh
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Q1 2019 Results
Replies: 54
Views: 7403

Re: AA Q1 2019 Results

No, we get it. even though DL has a lot of flow traffic at those hubs, the local fares are VERY high. And the flow traffic at those hubs, especially Atlanta, tends to be high fare too. Go look up Huntsville to Raleigh/ Durham. Memphis to Charleston. Thigns like that. Those are HIGH fare markets, and...

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by jasoncrh
Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Q1 2019 Results
Replies: 54
Views: 7403

Re: AA Q1 2019 Results

Delta completely owns 3 cities (ATL, DTW, MSP) and faces minimal competition in all 3. These cities all generate a healthy amount of corporate travel, and Delta charges high prices and can get those fares. Furthermore, many markets in the southeast /midwest where Delta flies are completely devoid of...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route
Replies: 47
Views: 6051

Re: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route

Virgin Atlantic announced that it will start LHR - GRU next year: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/south-america/brazil/articles/new-virgin-atlantic-flight-sao-paulo-heathrow/ Both Argentina and Brazil are not doing good, ... and LON-GRU with VS, which are rather unexpected imo... Are...

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by jasoncrh
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Launches EWR/CPT
Replies: 107
Views: 19149

Re: UA Launches EWR/CPT

I was just there and there were tons everywhere, in addition to the standard Europeans.

SCQ83 wrote:
Is South Africa popular for Americans now?

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by jasoncrh
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL vs AA in Italy, doubts of the transatlantic JV of DL and AZ
Replies: 15
Views: 3460

Re: DL vs AA in Italy, doubts of the transatlantic JV of DL and AZ

Most of AA’s nonstops to Italy are summer only seasonal flights, and in the summer this traffic is HIGH yielding, not low yielding traffic. quote="airzona11"]That is an impressive amount of non-stops, for traffic that overall tends to be lower yielding. DL/AA JV partners both offer many 1-...

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by jasoncrh
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Domestic Delta A350 Bliss: DEN-LAX, LAX-ATL, ATL-DEN
Replies: 9
Views: 6509

Re: Domestic Delta A350 Bliss: DEN-LAX, LAX-ATL, ATL-DEN

Just so you know, we are not on Standard time anymore, and you did not take these flights during Standard time. We are on daylight savings time. Your excellent report indicates that you flew on March 29 and March 30, 2019. Standard time ended in this country on March 10, 2019, when we did the annual...

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by jasoncrh
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/7/2019:AA Further Trims JFK;D8 Suspends PVD-ORK/SNN.SNN-SWF;ET Moves ABJ from EWR to JFK;VC SFB-MOB>BFM
Replies: 71
Views: 11216

Re: OAG Changes 4/7/2019:AA Further Trims JFK;D8 Suspends PVD-ORK/SNN.SNN-SWF;ET Moves ABJ from EWR to JFK;VC SFB-MOB>BF

There’s a runway closure at JFK from May-November. Most carriers will reduce frequencies during that time as there simply isn’t enough runway capacity.

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by jasoncrh
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: List of Inaugural Flights Next Week (March 31-April 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 4086

Re: List of Inaugural Flights Next Week (March 31-April 4)

April 2: AA - LAX-SDF; April 3: AA: SDF-LAX

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by jasoncrh
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS new destination
Replies: 40
Views: 7266

Re: VS new destination

Honestly I do not know what you're talking about. I just flew Virgin from Washington to Johannesburg via London roundtrip. In business/Upper class. I had previously flown BA. the difference was absolutely night and day. Amazing service on all 4 flights. Unique, delicious food. Really good and varied...

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by jasoncrh
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/3/2019: Air Italy Cancels Chicago Flights, United Cancels Massena (MSS)
Replies: 78
Views: 12546

Re: OAG Changes 3/3/2019: Air Italy Cancels Chicago Flights, United Cancels Massena (MSS)

This was announced a few weeks ago and is gone for good. Chicago has lots of people of Italian descent. But that doesn’t mean they’re all going back all the time. Air Italy doesn’t have much of a network beyond Milan- they’ve been cutting. So really this flight was supposed to work based on question...

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by jasoncrh
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hopping across Myanmar (Burma)
Replies: 8
Views: 3156

Re: Hopping across Myanmar (Burma)

I loved my trip to Myanmar two years ago. I had a lot of these experiences in the same domestic airlines. There’s no way in hell I’d go there these days, given all the horrendous news about the way the government and military treat miniritiesvin that country. Just when it seems like things were turn...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United expands domestically at DEN
Replies: 22
Views: 4516

Re: United expands domestically at DEN

Yes. Den-rsw is seeing a seasonal expansion. It’s been winter only for about 5 years now. Going into summer now!

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by jasoncrh
Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would it be better if United shifted their Newark Hub to JFK?
Replies: 104
Views: 15027

Re: Would it be better if United shifted their Newark Hub to JFK?

regarding b), most of the star carriers at JFK have lots of connection traffic at JFK - from JetBlue. It tends to be low yielding traffic. United has no interest in hauling low yield traffic to JFK only to hand if off to a partner. United would rather carry the good traffic itself, which it does at ...

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by jasoncrh
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH November loads for foreign widebodies.
Replies: 7
Views: 1560

Re: IAH November loads for foreign widebodies.

the vast majority of people on that TK flight arent just going to and from istanbul - probably 60%-70% transit to destinations beyond the Istanbul hub. Wow, TK, who knew?? Over 20 years ago I lived in Houston for a short time and was amazed even at that time how many Turks chose Houston for their co...

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by jasoncrh
Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville (SDF) Thread 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 87

Re: SDF NEXT

I'm excited to see this, as a Louisville native (but no longer living there), but some questions: 1) Allegiant lists Jacksonville (JAX) as a seasonal destination. Last year Allegiant flew SDF-JAX June - August. Allegiant now has its summer schedules loaded, but SDF-JAX is not loaded. If it's not fly...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami to Asia still in the works
Replies: 132
Views: 13197

Re: Miami to Asia still in the works

Boston's local market demand to all of Asia is substantially larger than Miami's. That's the base necessity to make such a long thin route work. Miami simply doesnt have it, despite all the glorious Swire ties some people on here like to talk about. If I'm AA, JL, CX or any other non-subsidized, non...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami to Asia still in the works
Replies: 132
Views: 13197

Re: Miami to Asia still in the works

When did Miami get a flight to Dubai? Has Emirates announced something? Huh? casablanca is in Africa. It wasn't that long ago people were claiming Miami would never be connected to the Middle East. But here we are, with non-stops to Doha, Dubai and Tel Aviv, not to mention Istanbul and Casablanca. I...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami to Asia still in the works
Replies: 132
Views: 13197

Re: Miami to Asia still in the works

onward does not need an ' to add an s. just add an s. it's not posessive. Also, United didnt time its SFO - MIA - SFO flights to connect to Asia. They literally were not built to offer connectivity to Asia - they dont hit the Asia banks. The flights were designed for the SFO and MIA local markets. S...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami to Asia still in the works
Replies: 132
Views: 13197

Re: Miami to Asia still in the works

Charleston got a flight to London because wealthy English people go vacation there. Indianapolis got a Paris flight because local business leaders decided to subsidize one. What connections does Phoenix have to Asia? It’s a big city sure but what business links exactly does it have to Asia? How big ...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy announces LAX & SFO
Replies: 53
Views: 9678

Re: Air Italy announces LAX & SFO

Learn to pluralize man. Just as an s or es. Never an apostrophe. Which makes things possessive, which is different than plural. Airports are not required to do anything if the sort. quote="MAH4546"] Hopefully after their 787'S start to arrive IG might consider 3x-4x MXP-BOS if only seasona...

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by jasoncrh
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: WW ending India and PIT on the heels of numerous other cancelations
Replies: 78
Views: 12163

Re: Rumor: WW ending India and PIT on the heels of numerous other cancelations

WW flew flights late at night when it had no trouble getting slots at JFK. They were not valuable slots - there are plenty of slots at those times at night. They cannot monetize them. Not sure about the other ones. As for the future, I have to wonder if FI has any lessor or airline from which it cou...

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by jasoncrh
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: From SoCal to South Africa: LAX-CDG-CPT on DL and JN
Replies: 5
Views: 6039

Re: From SoCal to South Africa: LAX-CDG-CPT on DL and JN

highly recommend reading the Love Simon book (Simon vs the homo sapiens agenda). I powered through it in like 3.5 hours and found it to be great - some differences from the book that were good to see. enjoy!

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by jasoncrh
Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 607
Views: 96926

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

I have tons of friends who work for Amazon. The company’s travel policy doesn’t permit business or first class anywhere. It’s coach only, unless you pay yourself or use mikes to upgrade yourself. Coach only. One word answer. "Amazon". Ha. The same Amazon who have a coach employee booking p...

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by jasoncrh
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Will Fly to Washington D.C. From Rome Beginning In Summer 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 5775

Re: Alitalia Will Fly to Washington D.C. From Rome Beginning In Summer 2019

Airlines drop routes some times. Every airline has. United still is in/ has fortified their presence in ORD-FCO (up against Alitalia, American seasonally), ORD-LHR (up against AA and BA), ORD-CDG (against AA and AF), ORD-AMS (against KL), IAD-BRU (against Brussels), IAD-FCO (Against Alitalia), IAD-P...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 to Cancun
Replies: 34
Views: 6897

Re: AA 787 to Cancun

because in the winter the planes make more $$$ flying sun starved tourists to Cancun than to Europe. Very easy.


Byrdluvs747 wrote:
Why on earth are they not using these 787s on EU flights ex-PHL to replace a few of decrepit 767s?

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by jasoncrh
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 to Cancun
Replies: 34
Views: 6897

Re: AA 787 to Cancun

They're doing this because they're pulling ORD - China flying. They literally have no better place to put 787s. Cancun has pretty high fares in the peak winter (actually higher than what AA could get on their China flights), so it makes sense to put them there. United still has better uses for their...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesnt UA level Terminal C EWR?
Replies: 109
Views: 12705

Re: Why doesnt UA level Terminal C EWR?

When was the last time you were at LAX United? They've COMPLETELY redone the check in and security area. It's much better and nicer than it's ever been. It definitely use to be a disaster, but nowadays it's nice, spacious, and airy. Honestly, even compare it to UA's other hubs: T1 at ORD is more dat...

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by jasoncrh
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Announces AUS-FLL/MCO/BWI/MSY/DEN/ORD/DTW/LAS/LAX
Replies: 58
Views: 5926

Re: NK Announces AUS-FLL/MCO/BWI/MSY/DEN/ORD/DTW/LAS/LAX

What do you mean "WTF"? whoever wrote that article did a poor job - mentioned airports instead of city names (said "Mccarran" as one of the destinations instead of Las Vegas - I dont think your average reader of the South Florida Business times would know that Mccarran would mean...

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by jasoncrh
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Announces AUS-FLL/MCO/BWI/MSY/DEN/ORD/DTW/LAS/LAX
Replies: 58
Views: 5926

Re: NK Announces AUS-FLL/MCO/BWI/MSY/DEN/ORD/DTW/LAS/LAX

this article is painful to read and poorly written.

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by jasoncrh
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL cancels Barcelona - LAX
Replies: 12
Views: 4481

Re: LEVEL cancels Barcelona - LAX

According to DOT data, BCN LAX has had load factors over 90%. Fares must be REALLY low.

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by jasoncrh
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Will Fly to Washington D.C. From Rome Beginning In Summer 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 5775

Re: Alitalia Will Fly to Washington D.C. From Rome Beginning In Summer 2019

What on earth are you talking about? That is absolutely not always the case. United started SFO/Singapore nonstop... and then Singapore started SFO -Singapore nonstop. United didn’t retreat... it doubled down and now flies twice daily nonstop. United started Dulles Dublin around 2011 and then Aer Li...

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by jasoncrh
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Heading Back from the Maldives (flights 8-9 of 9): SWISS J-class DEL-ZRH-ORD
Replies: 9
Views: 7748

Re: Heading Back from the Maldives (flights 8-9 of 9): SWISS J-class DEL-ZRH-ORD

Great report. One thing to note, though- you mentioned you were arriving around noon "central standard time". I thought, though, that this trip was taken in the summer? If so, you were on daylight savings time. Not standard time. Standard time is ONLY the time period from when we "fal...

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by jasoncrh
Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO
Replies: 97
Views: 11376

Re: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO

That route still gets a ton of feed from AA through the inter line agreement that still exists between AA and QR. just like QR at ORD and EY at ORD. AA still feeds them, regardless of lack of codeshare. And even in its hey day, the free that QR got and even still continues to get at MIA is primarily...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 10918

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

I think it'll either be B6 to Boston or Air Canada to YYZ.

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by jasoncrh
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 89
Views: 6179

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

Boston or Toronto.


adam47150 wrote:
https://www.facebook.com/louisvilleinternationalairport/posts/1045671658947823

SDF is teasing a new nonstop destination announcement. They say announcement will be made at noon.

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by jasoncrh
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/21/2018: AS;DL Ends JFK-SNA;UA
Replies: 72
Views: 12334

Re: OAG Changes 10/21/2018: AS;DL Ends JFK-SNA;UA

Are you kidding? Hey blue connects a ton in Boston. It’s not all just local traffic. They connect a TON to and from international carriers such as emirates, Aer Lingus, Tap Portugal, azores Air, etc. and a decent amount to itself. I can’t tell you the number of bos-dca flights I’ve beeen on that had...

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by jasoncrh
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 274
Views: 32474

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

the airport doesnt get revenue from the flight. It could have to pay BA some money for the flight. In return, the region gets inbound tourists who spend thousands of dollars on hotels, car rentals, activities, etc. So here is my question. If CHS offered BA 2 million what would the airport get in ret...

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by jasoncrh
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 274
Views: 32474

Re: BA to Start Charleston, SC

I just fainted.

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