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by jmc1975
Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/29/2007: 4O +LAX-BJX/PVR/SJD; AA +DCA-LIT/MGM/TLH, VPS/MYR to Daily; DL +JFK-BTV; KAI +KOA-OAK
Replies: 55
Views: 10349

Re: OAG Changes 10/29/2007: 4O +LAX-BJX/PVR/SJD; AA +DCA-LIT/MGM/TLH, VPS/MYR to Daily; DL +JFK-BTV; KAI +KOA-OAK

And also very interesting that UA is going back up to 3x daily from LAX to DFW. It used to be 3x daily, and cut it back not long ago. Then they have also cut LAX-MSP completely. Interesting changes at LAX for UA. DFW back to 3x daily. There must be massive yields and UA must be making bank on the r...

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by jmc1975
Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and TLV
Replies: 31
Views: 5452

Re: AA and TLV

Call me incorrect, but US never flew their A333 PHL-TLV. It only went as far as ATH. And their A332s should have had absolutely no problem doing TLV. Those airplanes are not 242T but they are still newish and should have high performance. I really don't think this story explains why AA is not in TL...

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by jmc1975
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and TLV
Replies: 31
Views: 5452

Re: AA and TLV

My "theory" is that AA-TLV will restart in 2018. ORD is now the largest market in the US without a nonstop to TLV. It also would also serve as a more robust connecting hub than PHL. If AA would start ORD-TLV with a 788, plus significantly expand the LY code-share relationship, it would be...

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by jmc1975
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 15241

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

Perhaps Kirby could do some Hat Tricks to get UA back on track

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by jmc1975
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of AA serving Lincoln, NE?
Replies: 19
Views: 2578

Re: Chances of AA serving Lincoln, NE?

SteveXC500 wrote:
OMA has WN too. Lots of LNK customers do go to OMA. Prices in Lincoln are atrocious

Wouldn't atrocious fares be a legitimate business decision for a new entrant to enter into a market? Or would airlines prefer just to steer clear of such an environment?

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by jmc1975
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of AA serving Lincoln, NE?
Replies: 19
Views: 2578

Chances of AA serving Lincoln, NE?

Since DL serves LNK from ATL & MSP, and UA serves it from DEN & ORD; what is the likelihood of AA entering the market? One could estimate that 2 daily nonstop from both DFW and ORD would work well for them, probably starting off with an ERJ-145. Is this a long-shot or could this really work?

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by jmc1975
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 237
Views: 30645

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

This will finally give LH the necessary 332s to resume FRA-PHX and do something similar to what they did to Condor in SAN.

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by jmc1975
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 17419

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

Surprising nobody said KUL

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by jmc1975
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest and New York-Kennedy: Why not?
Replies: 34
Views: 4813

Re: Southwest and New York-Kennedy: Why not?

They need slots to do so.

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by jmc1975
Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would a Wilmington, DE-based airline work?
Replies: 37
Views: 3330

Re: Would a Wilmington, DE-based airline work?

Would it be called DelawAIR?

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by jmc1975
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Korean Commercial Aviation in the New Era
Replies: 34
Views: 5675

North Korean Commercial Aviation in the New Era

With what appears to be some rather drastic changes coming soon for North Korea, what can we expect in the short- and long-term for commercial aviation service and infrastructure after the Kim Jung-Un regime is toppled? There are some expectations that once that happens, there will be a long, slow r...

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by jmc1975
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 673
Views: 65744

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

WN planning on giving up C1,C2,C11 & C12 . All these 4 gates are limited to 737-300 or 737-700. So WN is not giving up a whole concourse just gates that have limited availability with it's evolving bigger fleet. Flyguy That makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. Why would they give them up inste...

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by jmc1975
Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA dropping Qatar Etihad codeshare
Replies: 67
Views: 11671

Re: AA dropping Qatar Eithad codeshare

grbauc wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
I long for the day AA shareholders/management ask Doug Parker to step down.


I think its Time. He's done it all.. Move on I'd like to see some new directions from AA. New blood.


So what then? New blood....just for kicks and giggles?

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by jmc1975
Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA dropping Qatar Etihad codeshare
Replies: 67
Views: 11671

Re: AA dropping Qatar Eithad codeshare

It's time for AA to resume service to TLV (this time, via ORD with a 788) and to build up its code-share relationship with El Al.

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by jmc1975
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant 9887
Replies: 4
Views: 2527

Re: Allegiant 9887

I was looking for information on the LAS-PSC flight that had the APU fall out of it while inflight yesterday. Evidently, there are photos floating around somewhere when it was discovered to be a large hole in the tail section upon arrival in Pasco.

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by jmc1975
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 678
Views: 141241

Future of QR after diplomatic cuts?

With the new announcement of UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, how will this effect the viability of Qatar Airways going forward? How will this effect ME3 in general?

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by jmc1975
Fri May 19, 2017 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia's 9th life: announcing LAX, DEL, MLE
Replies: 56
Views: 13620

Re: Alitalia's 9th life: announcing LAX, DEL, MLE

Hasn't AZ always served LAX?

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by jmc1975
Mon May 08, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uzbekistan Air to start JFK non-stop from July 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 4463

Re: Uzbekistan Air to start JFK non-stop from July 2017

How the heck are the crews going to be scheduled if it operates only 1x per week?

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by jmc1975
Mon May 01, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue launches fleet review with E190 cost concerns
Replies: 72
Views: 19398

Re: JetBlue launches fleet review with E190 cost concerns

It would appear that JetBlue has a RASM problem, rather than a CASM problem. It would be reasonable to conclude that JetBlue's Revenue Management leadership and programs are due for a major overhaul in the near future.

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by jmc1975
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN CEO: Southwest to no longer overbook flights
Replies: 58
Views: 7480

Re: WN CEO: Southwest to no longer overbook flights

Perhaps they mean that they are not authorizing oversales until their new reservations system up and running as anticipated? That would make the most business sense.

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by jmc1975
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Closes IAH 787 Base, Opens IAD
Replies: 17
Views: 5740

Re: UA to moves 787s out of Houston

Scooter must be at work!

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by jmc1975
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737 turns 50 this Sunday!
Replies: 63
Views: 6633

Re: B737 turns 50 this Sunday!

A commendable legacy for the 737, however, if Boeing had been as innovative as in the past, this should have been the year they rolled out a clean-sheet 737/757-replacement, the 797, instead of settling on the uninnovative MAX. With the 797, they could have shared many parts and had flight deck comm...

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by jmc1975
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's PHX "Expansion"?
Replies: 14
Views: 2410

Southwest's PHX "Expansion"?

Recently, with great fanfare, it was announced that Southwest is going to move into the final concourse (S1) in PHX Terminal 4. Many jumped to the conclusion that Southwest was embarking on an ambitious expansion plan in PHX. But if you read between the lines, is it really an expansion? According to...

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by jmc1975
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa FAs Vote to Strike
Replies: 6
Views: 1214

Re: Mesa FAs Vote to Strike

Wasn't Mesa supposed to liquidate some time ago?

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by jmc1975
Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination
Replies: 170
Views: 13697

Re: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination

As much as I personally hate to see smaller cities lose air service, EAS is a complete boondoggle. As for Alaska routes, the federal taxpayers shouldn't be on the hook for them. However, it would be perfectly acceptable for the State of Alaska to subsidize such routes. States should be given the pow...

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by jmc1975
Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COS New service announcement
Replies: 38
Views: 5362

Re: COS New service announcement

Would love to see PHL, I remember reading they wanted to expand to the east from COS so I got my fingers crossed. Also Frontiers twitter page says stay tuned for tomorrow for an exciting announcement. I'm a big PHL fan, but I would expect NY or DC service before PHL. Even if AA announces a new city...

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by jmc1975
Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC888 Diverting
Replies: 11
Views: 4512

Re: AC888 Diverting

INFINITI329 wrote:
Why divert to YYZ instead of back to YOW?

Aircraft availability?

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by jmc1975
Sat Feb 11, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to Meet with Airline CEOs Thursday
Replies: 143
Views: 21865

Re: American Airlines pilots say CEO should’ve met with Trump

Dan Carey should have read Doug Parker's letter to employees before he opened his mouth.

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by jmc1975
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports
Replies: 58
Views: 2477

Re: Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports

We continue to hear more about a referendum going to ballot in California in 2018, that would open up the open the door to succession from the USA. What potential impact would it have on airline networks and California airports? Would it be positive or negative? What aspects? Open up the floodgates...

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by jmc1975
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports
Replies: 58
Views: 2477

Re: Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports

texl1649 wrote:
A civil war was fought over this issue. A referendum has no impact. This should be deleted.

Not so fast. Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it. There are plenty of people in our society who do not know history. Again, let's have a discussion here!

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by jmc1975
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports
Replies: 58
Views: 2477

Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports

We continue to hear more about a referendum going to ballot in California in 2018, that would open up the open the door to sucession from the USA. What potential impact would it have on airline networks and California airports? Would it be positive or negative? What aspects? Open up the floodgates o...

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by jmc1975
Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Future Routes
Replies: 61
Views: 9272

Re: UA Future Routes

Wasn't EWR-BGR just added without any announcement or fanfare?

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by jmc1975
Fri Dec 16, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DL's Bastian "Encouraged" by Trump, Asks for ME3 Declared "Violating Law"
Replies: 22
Views: 2794

Re: DL's Bastian "Encouraged" by Trump, Asks for ME3 Declared "Violating Law"

I thought the top two DL execs were overtly pro-Clinton during the election. Am I wrong? After cheering for Clinton during the election, Bastion decides that the Trump has better policies for a US-based airline.... With Richard Anderson in bed with the Obama/Clinton administration/campaign this ele...

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by jmc1975
Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where did Northwest get its name?
Replies: 30
Views: 6058

Re: Where did Northwest get its name?

Kanye West smoking too much dope?

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by jmc1975
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will American ever start CVG-LAX/PHX or MIA-GRR?
Replies: 42
Views: 4824

Re: Will American ever start CVG-LAX/PHX or MIA-GRR?

cvgComair wrote:
compensateme wrote:
Americanp wrote:
. Currently F9 operates daily flights to PHX, plus G4 operates 2-3/wk, all year round. The only way AA would even being this route is if F9 pulled out.

Or F9 could pull out with AA's entry. AA is not about to be intimidated by the likes of F9.

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by jmc1975
Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where did USAir send their 767-200s?
Replies: 58
Views: 8459

Re: Where did USAir send their 767-200s?

CLT-HNL with frequent tech stop at PHX

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by jmc1975
Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to cut LAX facility footprint further
Replies: 41
Views: 10056

Re: United to cut LAX facility footprint further

Seems to align with Scott Kirby's vision of eliminating superfluous costs that do not pay back. This could also be a telling signal of future drawdown of UA at LAX, in favor of investment in SFO.

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by jmc1975
Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's 757 at KPRC?
Replies: 9
Views: 1462

Re: Trump's 757 at KPRC?

I guess the question now is....did the 757 even go into PRC?

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by jmc1975
Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's 757 at KPRC?
Replies: 9
Views: 1462

Trump's 757 at KPRC?

For today's Donald Trump rally in Prescott Valley, AZ, did he fly his 757 into KPRC? If so, does anyone have any pics?

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by jmc1975
Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Pan Am EVER fly the Concorde to BTV?
Replies: 74
Views: 7296

Re: Will Pan Am EVER fly the Concorde to BTV?

Bernie Sanders' Cinnamon Roll Revolution would never permit it.

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by jmc1975
Sun Sep 04, 2016 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Polaris installation strategy
Replies: 34
Views: 5559

Re: UA Polaris installation strategy

With Scott Kirby joining on as the new UA President, you can count on everything being in flux. Will these seat provide a revenue advantage? If no, this project will likely get shelved.

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by jmc1975
Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Announces Layoffs if Merger Approved
Replies: 95
Views: 15599

Re: Virgin America Announces Layoffs if Merger Approved

[quote="enilria"] I thought this type of coordination was expressly forbidden until approved? If I was DOT/DOJ I would take this negatively.
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Who gives a crap what they think? Remember the baseless shenanigans they pulled with US/AA?

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by jmc1975
Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United names Scott Kirby president
Replies: 80
Views: 11404

Re: United names Scott Kirby president

Looks like Halloween 2016 at UA Headquarters is going to be a DRAG! :O

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by jmc1975
Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gay pilots...
Replies: 107
Views: 26328

Re: Gay pilots...

Hasn't this been an over-discussed topic on A.Net since its inception? Why not discuss straight pilots once in a while? What would there be to discuss? From my experiences most heteros and particularly hetero pilots are incredibly boring people. Would there be a whiff of prejudice here?... That's e...

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by jmc1975
Sun Aug 14, 2016 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gay pilots...
Replies: 107
Views: 26328

Re: Gay pilots...

Hasn't this been an over-discussed topic on A.Net since its inception? Why not discuss straight pilots once in a while?

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by jmc1975
Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats the latest on Israel allowing Qatar, Emirates Airlines.
Replies: 32
Views: 6820

Re: Whats the latest on Israel allowing Qatar, Emirates Airlines.

Is it that they do not recognise Israel as a state, or not as a Jewish state. As already answered, the UAE and Qatar do not recognize Israel as a state. There is also the issue of Saudi overflights; if the UAE and Qatar recognize Israel, it will impact their rights with Saudi. Personally, all 3 sho...

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by jmc1975
Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats the latest on Israel allowing Qatar, Emirates Airlines.
Replies: 32
Views: 6820

Re: Whats the latest on Israel allowing Qatar, Emirates Airlines.

By looking at the current world events, it could be when LY serves DXB and DOH, and with the Gulf States establishing diplomacy with Israel. The millennial reign of Jesus Christ, and when true peace will prevail in all nations, will be a time of significant advancement in global aviation.

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by jmc1975
Tue Aug 09, 2016 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA or DL Mainline IAH-LAX Possible?
Replies: 13
Views: 1869

Re: Is AA or DL Mainline IAH-LAX Possible?

AA certainly won't have a 717 as they have none, but maybe a 319. UA is giving up on LAX as a hub, so if DL & AA add mainline on the route, it'll be worth it, otherwise they wouldn't do it.

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by jmc1975
Wed Aug 03, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In search for a specific aircraft on a certain date : Eastern Airlines 1975
Replies: 11
Views: 1373

Re: In search for a specific aircraft on a certain date : Eastern Airlines 1975

I've wanted to find this same type of information myself, but have been unsuccessful to pinpoint anything prior to 1995.

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by jmc1975
Mon Aug 01, 2016 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should UA move LAX-MEL to SFO-MEL?
Replies: 18
Views: 3492

Re: Should UA move LAX-MEL to SFO-MEL?

No need to, there is only one other carrier in the LAX-MEL market,. And there are zero carriers on SFO-MEL ....do you honestly believe that UA couldn't 1) think of that themselves, 2) run the numbers based on experience with the dynamics of both hubs, and 3) come to a determination as to which gate...

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