Search found 2699 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 54
by MIflyer12
Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: (Why) do US airlines not admit their Business Class passengers into their business lounges?
Replies: 12
Views: 1136

Re: (Why) do US airlines not admit their Business Class passengers into their business lounges?

lightmac wrote:
So are the majority of people in American lounges status guests and that is how they get in?


FF program elites on international* flights, paid memberships, and day passes would make up most of the club patrons. Check the individual programs for entrance criteria.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest EAS gets Pueblo, applies for Quincy, Cape Girardeau
Replies: 29
Views: 4314

Re: Skywest EAS gets Pueblo, applies for Quincy, Cape Girardeau

It deserves to be said again. Pueblo is 45 minutes from Colorado Springs by interstate. Colorado Springs currently has non-stop flights to 14 U.S. cities on 6 carriers. Why are we paying $2.6 million a year to fund a service that is not self sustaining and never has been. Moreover, it diverts traff...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska and Virgin America acquisition
Replies: 11
Views: 1049

Re: Alaska and Virgin America acquisition

Revenue is up 40% as the 2016 numbers do not include Virgin America. The 2017 numbers do include Virgin America, thereby a 40% increase. http://investor.alaskaair.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=109361&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2288913 Profits were NOT up 40%, BTW. OP gets sent back to income-statement sch...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United relaunches DEN-LHR
Replies: 58
Views: 6955

Re: United relaunches DEN-LHR

I guess when i really think about this one maybe this is the opportunity UA needed. There whole problem was BA was too established in DEN and committed to year round. With prices about to plummet and Norwegian on the scene, and given who chaotic BA is right now, UA may see this as the opportunity t...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit and United? Rumor has it.
Replies: 51
Views: 8301

Re: Spirit and United? Rumor has it.

The question is about acquisition cost of the fleet. If UA can acquire all of Spirit for less than it would to cost for them to acquire whatever number of airbus aircraft that spirit owns. That could be the very simple way to acquire a larger fleet. The point here is not the value of the parts of S...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall
Replies: 50
Views: 4360

Re: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall

Do we think we could see Delta start to add flights to more regional airports in the West out of SEA? It would make sense. It could be easy market to pick up and extra feed for other flights. It would also be a way to establish bigger brand loyalty in the Pacific NW. Out of Wenatchee & Yakima, ...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall
Replies: 50
Views: 4360

Re: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall

They have time to fix this. Their reputation is still one of overall reliability so as long as they are subbing flying in rather than just canceling, it might help. Objective facts are going to undermine that reputation for operational performance very quickly. From the June 2017 traffic release, A...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues
Replies: 70
Views: 7039

Re: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues

A couple of points on this: 1) I was always under the impression that there is some sort of DOT passenger protection, when an airline cancels a flight. Am I living in a time warp? Has Allegiant seriously violated this rule with this incident? I cannot believe these passengers have zero rights and w...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues
Replies: 70
Views: 7039

Re: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues

A nice EU 261 duty of care standard would have been very helpful. On most nights finding ~150 hotel rooms in Las Vegas should be a piece of cake. Maybe those kind folks heading back to OKC will write their Congress-persons and ask for European-style industry regulation and consumer protection! :) So...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville execs team up to help fund nonstop flights to Boston, Los Angeles
Replies: 22
Views: 3658

Re: Louisville execs team up to help fund nonstop flights to Boston, Los Angeles

Midwestindy wrote:
If UA/AA/DL don't act soon on the LAX front I could definitely see G4 adding service initially...


Do you really think these 'heavy hitters' would allow their money to be used to subsidize (typically less than weekday) service on G4? That doesn't sound like a win for business demand to me.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue 2Q17 $211M Profit
Replies: 19
Views: 3683

Re: JBLU 2Q17 $211M Profit

CASM up more than yield... most of that non-fuel. Is that some big wage increases pulsing through the system, or Mint expansion?

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will/Should AA Defend its No. 2 Position at Boston?
Replies: 49
Views: 5917

Re: Will/Should AA Defend its No. 2 Position at Boston?

unless the numbers are incorrect that I read at the Bureau of Transportation Statistics site... We can believe the numbers to be correct. Your interpretation is wrong. The BTS 'carrier share data' https://www.transtats.bts.gov/airports.asp?pn=1 are domestic only and by operating carrier . The share...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall
Replies: 50
Views: 4360

Re: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall

That's really a very well done, objective piece in the 'Seattle Times' which the OP hyperlinked. I would encourage all to read it. It points out that there are no quick, easy solutions after Horizon management worked itself into this hole. Parking ~10% of a fleet for months on end is never a good wa...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA adds PDX-OGG, on A321neo
Replies: 47
Views: 5913

Re: HA adds PDX-OGG, on A321

I think it is time for war between Alaska and Hawaiian. Good news for people who don't want to connect in SFO or LAX. It's been on for a while - and AS has been winning. Look at the fraction of AS' total seats or seat-miles to Hawaii and how it's grown over the last 5-6 years. It's been in the inve...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA adds PDX-OGG, on A321neo
Replies: 47
Views: 5913

Re: HA adds PDX-OGG, on A321

jpetekyxmd80 wrote:
Interested if we'll see something like Oakland-Hilo.


Like others, I'm a little skeptical of more service to Hilo. UA wasn't even running LAX-ITO year-round (until the big expansion 6/17), and not running SFO-ITO at all.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved domestic markets from OAK (Oakland)
Replies: 20
Views: 1720

Re: Unserved domestic markets from OAK (Oakland)

Other destinations that Southwest could add nonstop service out of OAK include San Antonio, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Charlotte, Washington-Dulles, Philadelphia, Orlando, Ft. Myers, and Ft. Lauderdale. Lots of things could happen. Some on your list aren't very probable. Looking at today'...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many A330NEO will DL convert to A359
Replies: 149
Views: 19439

Re: How many A330NEO will DL convert to A359

What's the expected trip cost on a A339 vs a 763? Would DL be able to profitably fly an A339 with a 763 size pax load... That is a very good question. There will predictably be some present 767-300ER routes that will demand avg fares drop too much to fill a 339 - whatever 'fill' means in this conte...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Finnair order smaller wide-body jets?
Replies: 19
Views: 4732

Re: Should Finnair order smaller wide-body jets?

Finn350 wrote:
It is also a question of fleet commonality. A fleet of around 20 planes probably doesn't support three types.


You mean they should have bought 787s instead? :D

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest EAS gets Pueblo, applies for Quincy, Cape Girardeau
Replies: 29
Views: 4314

Re: Skywest EAS gets Pueblo, applies for Quincy, Cape Girardeau

Skywest CRJ, 12x week $113.16 per passenger, 23,500 passengers, $2.65m annual Boutique 9-seat, P12 30x/week -- average of 17 (!) options in their bid $187.09 per passenger, 17,250 passengers, $3.22m annual Southern Air Express 9 seat prop, 36x/week -- average of 2 options in their bid $142.15 per p...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airline hub closures
Replies: 112
Views: 13216

Re: US airline hub closures

Is there a reason DL doesn't have a hub in Texas... WN hubs at DAL and HOU; AA at DFW; UA at IAH. They quite fully aggregate / serve the needs of smaller Texas communities as connecting points, as well as giving the major metros a great variety of non-stop flights.. There's no more room for another...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad submits an offer for full Alitalia takeover
Replies: 72
Views: 12881

Re: Etihad submits an offer for full Alitalia takeover

Etihad must have really DEEP pockets to go down this path, their 49% hasn't really been a winner for them. Yeah, but after investing so much into AZ, they're committed to seeing it succeed at whatever cost it takes. Any money pumped into AZ is better used to finish the job than to write off EY's pr...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL will fund LGA terminal project without Goldman
Replies: 69
Views: 8971

Re: DL will fund LGA terminal project without Goldman

Nothing stops DL from using bigger jet now. They just chose to use regional jets. The way to have less regional jet usage is to give those slots to airlines who don't have regional jets. But legacies will obviously never do that. Nothing but economics, you mean. If the DOT insisted on larger planes...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order
Replies: 195
Views: 25057

Re: LH apparently cancel 14 of 34 779s

Lufthansa never firmed up 34 777-9 aircraft; Boeing's order book always showed 20 aircraft. I guess it means LH just let those 14 purchase options expire. Maybe but every news story from 2013 talks about 34 aircraft. Even Lufthansa's own press release: "Following a recommendation by the Deutsc...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Delays IPO After United Said F9 Strategy "Failing"
Replies: 32
Views: 5001

Re: Frontier Delays IPO After United Said F9 Strategy "Failing"

OA940 wrote:
What's an IPO?


IPO= Initial Public Offering, a process whereby a firm that is wholly privately owned sells equity (shares) to become publicly traded. 'Bad news" in advance of the offering can depress investors' willingness to pay for shares, cutting receipts by the selling owners.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL will fund LGA terminal project without Goldman
Replies: 69
Views: 8971

Re: DL will fund LGA terminal project without Goldman

AWACSooner wrote:
Congrats to everyone who pays the ancillary fees...you're paying for this upgrade.


Or, we can continue to under-invest in LGA (and the biggest U.S. airports in general) and everybody can keep declaring what a crap-hole is LaGuardia.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: La Compagnie to acquire A321NEOs
Replies: 21
Views: 4756

Re: La Compagnie to acquire A321NEOs

scbriml wrote:
KarelXWB wrote:
CEO of La Compagnie was very much interested in Boeing's MOM concept, striking that they go for the A321 instead.


Bread today rather than cake tomorrow?


Qu'ils mangeaient de la brioche!

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are some TATL routes Norwegian could tackle next?
Replies: 84
Views: 6700

Re: What are some TATL routes Norwegian could tackle next?

Cunard wrote:
Here we ago again yet another Norwegian topic , let's see how many posts we get on this one!

Although I do tend to read some of them I also find these continuous threads regarding Norwegian are getting rather tedious of late.


Maybe the Mods could set up a monthly Norwegian thread!

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HOU long range aircraft hypothetical Question
Replies: 6
Views: 961

Re: HOU long range aircraft hypothetical Question

drerx7 wrote:
Random question. What would the feasibility of say.. Norwegian flying a 787 from Houston Hobby to Europe be? HOU can handle widebodies - but would it be possibility to get a 787 off 7800ft with a meaningful payload to make Europe?


Why would they prefer service to HOU over IAH?

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air to start BHX, STN and CDG to BOS and EWR
Replies: 74
Views: 8316

Re: Primera Air to start BHX, STN and CDG to BOS and EWR

A380MSN004 wrote:
What about the customer flying TATL in a single aisle? Do you guys think they will be happy of that?


When did CO start their TATL 757s from Newark, 2001? There's plenty of single-aisle TATL experience across multiple carriers from multiple U.S. origins.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United President Says F9 Expansion Is "Sign of Failure"
Replies: 125
Views: 17274

Re: United President Says F9 Expansion Is "Sign of Failure"

I don't see how a DEN hub is incongruous with P2P? I don't see how seasonality and less-than-daily is incongruous with profitability? Frankly, the message they are sending to the consumer is "cheap fares". Beyond that, they are basically just a pimp mack daddy, looking for the dollar. So ...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New US Startup Rumor: SweetJet
Replies: 19
Views: 3622

Re: New US Startup Rumor: SweetJet

Surack has a reputation of taking on goliaths and winning: Sweetwater beat out Guitar Center and its subsidiaries as the number one mail-order seller of music equipment in the US. Are you trying to be sarcastic? Sweetwater Sound, Inc., was recently cited as having annual revenue of $507 million and...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL plans to relaunch ATL-PVG in 2018
Replies: 61
Views: 7797

Re: DL plans to relaunch ATL-PVG in 2018

KTPAFlyer wrote:
Atlwarrior wrote:
Great news, but why not the A350 instead of 777?


Could also be that the A350 is DTW based, not ATL based- those are the 77L.


Could be, but there have plenty of examples of Delta (and others) using long-haul aircraft based at another hub to fund a flight. 77Ls on ATL-LAX-SYD, for one.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska CEO on Airbus
Replies: 206
Views: 29503

Re: Alaska CEO on Airbus

IMHO, this is negotiating in public with Boeing, sending a message that they're close but Boeing needs to do a little more to clinch it.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion at CLT
Replies: 52
Views: 9893

Re: AA Expansion at CLT

SHV and TOL are starting later this year, but some other cities that come to mind include ICT, FSD, MLI, BMI, FSM, ACT, GRK, MAF, MFE, LBB, AMA, CRP, HOU, and COU. Perhaps AA wants to grow CLT to be more competitive in scope to ATL for DL, and some of the master plans for CLT could indicate this. I...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 312
Views: 35219

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

As F9 keeps on expanding outward it's going to be harder and harder for DL/UA/AA to pretend it doesn't exist. Some of these routes are a direct shot at the legacy carriers. Frontier routes come and go. So where are the planes coming from this suddenly to account for this mass increase? Exactly. Wha...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue pilot union/B6ALPA files for mediation with NMB
Replies: 27
Views: 2688

Re: JetBlue pilot union/B6ALPA files for mediation with NMB

How does WN (which claims to be a low cost carrier) pay their pilots near the top of the scales? WN has pretty high labor hour productivity so it can pay (relatively) high wages. It's certainly not the only productivity measure, but look at revenue per employee at Delta ($475K), United, Southwest, ...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greenpeace: Schiphol and KLM need to shrink
Replies: 150
Views: 11605

Re: Greenpeace: Schiphol and KLM need to shrink

In the end it is hard to disagree with the position. Greenpeace could focus on encouraging less use of discretionary travel (a local vacation instead of going to the Canary Islands, for example) and more fuel efficient forms of transport. But yeah, air passenger miles worldwide growing faster than ...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is the A321 so popular with US carriers?
Replies: 80
Views: 16818

Re: Why Is the A321 so popular with US carriers?

Rising pilot wage rates, causing upgauging in general on domestic flights. Boeing has delivered plenty of 739s to AS, UA and DL over the last five years, too.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Delta CSeries Routes
Replies: 99
Views: 19303

Re: Potential Delta CSeries Routes

PIT/CLE/MKE/MEM/JAX/BHM/CMH-SLC Is that your fondest wish, or a prediction? Not one of those airport pairs is flown today (and I mean today): not by a Delta E75, 717, or 319; not by any scheduled carrier. Somehow I don't think building up long, thin thin routes to SLC is going to be DL's first prio...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM/DL to add 5 new US-MX routes in fall 2017
Replies: 52
Views: 9141

Re: AM/DL to add 5 new US-MX routes in fall 2017

LAX-MEX on AM is 6x 738 tomorrow, but there is a 787-9 on JFK-MEX.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL routes going to AM - Quality of Service
Replies: 13
Views: 2830

Re: DL routes going to AM - Quality of Service

It is unlikely Delta is going to get into detailed service standards for AM. AM sets its own.

I further suspect that DL will not select the most pretentious and condescending people in its ranks to work on the DL/AM JV.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/16/2017: DY Adds EWR-CDG/FCO; DL Adds LAX-ABQ/MEX, SEA-MFR, Seasonal AUS-AMS; Y4 Swaps OAK-MEX to SFO
Replies: 75
Views: 12346

Re: OAG Changes 7/16/2017: DY Adds EWR-CDG/FCO; DL Adds LAX-ABQ/MEX, SEA-MFR, Seasonal AUS-AMS; Y4 Swaps OAK-MEX to SFO

B6 reaction to DL's recent entry into BOS-SFO and announcement of BOS-PIT. Pretty aggressive. Thanks as always enilria! Thanks. My thoughts exactly. How does DL expect to be competitive on BOS-SFO with 2 flights when B6 will now have 5 and UA will have 6-7? Frequency isn't the only competitive vect...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA regional British isles routes cuts
Replies: 122
Views: 14981

Re: UA regional British isles routes cuts

All the 737-900's in the world doesn't save United from the fact they need a true 757 replacement for these international routes where the 767/787 are too large but they can't operate with a 737. CO/UA really shot themselves in the foot with all this US-Europe 757 flying. No, it really doesn't poin...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Hawaii?
Replies: 114
Views: 10947

Re: WN to Hawaii?

Not sure what happened, but they have been back seeking advice from Boeing again within the last few months according to sources within the industry, so things would appear to be picking up once again, be it with the -8 or the 700-800. The -700 is actually a better ETOPS performer than the -800. 73...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Industry wide best aircraft utilisation rates?
Replies: 15
Views: 2681

Re: Industry wide best aircraft utilisation rates?

http://web.mit.edu/airlinedata/www/default.html It has a large amount of data. Enjoy.


Real data - wonderful things.
-->

Pe@rson wrote:
Search to see if X airline has an annual report. If it does, such details will be somewhere in there.

For US airlines, you can visit http://web.mit.edu/airlinedata/www/default.html It has a large amount of data. Enjoy.


Real data - wonderful things.

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Hawaii?
Replies: 114
Views: 10947

Re: WN to Hawaii?

They've been talking about flights to Hawaii since the early 2000's. Honestly a 5 hour + flight on WN to Hawaii seems pretty damn miserable though so I wouldn't even be interested if there was such a service. 737's have no problem flying to Hawaii from the west coast. Aloha did it from several west...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many A330NEO will DL convert to A359
Replies: 149
Views: 19439

Re: How many A330NEO will DL convert to A359

Sort of like the stock market I am looking long term, not short term that most look at. Long run the A330-A350 series makes more sense. Lots of crew can move up easier from the A319-A321 series. (yes I now seniority rules from the unions) it will still reduce some long term cost in crews & if t...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many A330NEO will DL convert to A359
Replies: 149
Views: 19439

Re: How many A330NEO will DL convert to A359

Hey guys, In the specific case of Sydney, Delta needs the A350 rather than the A330neo... The 777-200LRs currently flying the route are fine of course but A350 has been anointed as their successors LAX-SYD. I am very much looking forward to welcoming the Airbus to Sydney and hope that it lifts Delt...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD
Replies: 62
Views: 9356

Re: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD

Only American and Southwest were the only airline not to file bankruptcy after 9/11 travel collapse. What are you talking about? AS has never filed for bankruptcy in their 85 years...including after 9-11. Nor did CO. At one point almost every major network carrier was in chapter 11 but CO. It saw v...

Jump to post
by MIflyer12
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD
Replies: 62
Views: 9356

Re: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD

Has anyone seen a confirmation of how much the April meltdown cost DL? Original estimates were in the $100-150M range, but was hoping they would disclose it as a special write off. Wingnut From Delta's press release: Delta delivered these results despite a $125 million negative impact from the oper...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 54