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by AirFiero
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 63
Views: 4237

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018

Dieuwer wrote:
Will AS pull the plug on BOS-LAX/SFO?


Or maybe move it to SJC? :D

It would be nice to have a daytime flight on this route.

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by AirFiero
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 63
Views: 4237

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018

Dieuwer wrote:
Will AS pull the plug on BOS-LAX/SFO?


Or maybe move it to SJC? :D

It would be nice to have a daytime flight on this route.

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by AirFiero
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH
Replies: 87
Views: 11207

Re: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH

Tahoe is every bit as much a summer destination as a winter. On a trip to Tahoe, I was chatting with our waiter who was a long time resident and worker. He surprised the hell out of me me by saying that summer tourism is something like three times greater than winter. I don't dispute that Tahoe is ...

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by AirFiero
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH
Replies: 87
Views: 11207

Re: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH

Can someone explain why RNO would work better in summer than winter for both UA and AA from ORD? It seems like ski season would be more lucrative. Tahoe is every bit as much a summer destination as a winter. On a trip to Tahoe, I was chatting with our waiter who was a long time resident and worker....

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by AirFiero
Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 63
Views: 4237

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018

As for DAL and the east coast, I’d say AS is a carrier whose focus is the west coast and its cities. They serve markets in the midewest and east from select cities in the west, and that’s their market. Do they really *need* to try to be an “everything to everyone” airline across the US in order to ...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 63
Views: 4237

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018

SFOPHX SJCPHX SEACLE SEACLT SEABDL And let’s see SFO get comfortably above 100 flights/day and 80% load factor. It is interesting that LFs at SJC are slightly higher than at SFO. Is it plausible that this is the reason (or one reason) for the slight shift in flights from SFO to SJC? As for DAL and ...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline
Replies: 186
Views: 17753

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

MCIRNO wrote:
AirFiero wrote:
How about MKC as a hub, when the terminal is improved?


As much as I'd like to see an airline restarting service to the downtown airport in Kansas City, I just don't see it. Maybe they could have a starting hub at MCI with easy access to all corners of the US.


Oops, sorry. I meant MCI.

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by AirFiero
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline
Replies: 186
Views: 17753

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

How about MKC as a hub, when the terminal is improved?

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by AirFiero
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 195
Views: 19183

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

its out of the box no doubt, airlines used to think out of the box, and many times it worked. SJC is a top, if not the top desired destination from DTW so perhaps that's why it comes to mind, to be honest I would see B6 jumping into the DTW-LAX market before SJC, and they would do well in that mark...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH
Replies: 87
Views: 11207

Re: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH

'AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter' AA wants to match UA in the Upper Midwest and Great Plains out of ORD, and just can't. We'll see how this continues to play out as UA reaches for 'natural share'. It seems strange that AA is doing what appears to be seasonal adjustments to a big hub lik...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 195
Views: 19183

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Quite possible, although I continue to hold out some hope the “drive by” traffic heading to SFO can be tapped into. How many flights on how many airlines on the SFO-BOS/JFK routes versus ONE or TWO out of SJC? I have to think not all of that traffic is exclusively SFO proximate. It would be interes...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 195
Views: 19183

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

How is B6 doing SJC-BOS? I will include JFK. Here is load factor Jan to March. JFKSJC 2569.00 B6 19980 84.38 BOSSJC 2689.00 B6 18420 84.19 And this is from Q4 including fare numbers CityPair Distance Carrier Boarded AvgFare LF AvgAsm PRASM JFKSJC 2569 B6 21374 243.34 86.36% 210.14 0.0818 BOSSJC 268...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 195
Views: 19183

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

its out of the box no doubt, airlines used to think out of the box, and many times it worked. SJC is a top, if not the top desired destination from DTW so perhaps that's why it comes to mind, to be honest I would see B6 jumping into the DTW-LAX market before SJC, and they would do well in that mark...

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by AirFiero
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 195
Views: 19183

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

How is B6 doing SJC-BOS? I will include JFK. Here is load factor Jan to March. JFKSJC 2569.00 B6 19980 84.38 BOSSJC 2689.00 B6 18420 84.19 And this is from Q4 including fare numbers CityPair Distance Carrier Boarded AvgFare LF AvgAsm PRASM JFKSJC 2569 B6 21374 243.34 86.36% 210.14 0.0818 BOSSJC 268...

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by AirFiero
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 195
Views: 19183

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

How is B6 doing SJC-BOS?

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by AirFiero
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12064

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

Ahh yeah, I should have phrased that a bit better. I meant that each time I flew in and out of SJC it was on one of those three narrowbodies and via airstairs. I'd definitely seen plenty of widebodies there too. But that's interesting and answers OP's question! Yes, understood. SJC had no jetways f...

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by AirFiero
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12064

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

The last time I flew in and out of SJC, we boarded by stairs. That was in 2006-ish. Granted, it was a 737, not a widebody, but all of the times I went through SJC, I never remembered a single set of airstairs (again, each time a 737, MD-80, or CRJ, never a super big bird). I'm guessing this has cha...

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by AirFiero
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12064

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

The last time I flew in and out of SJC, we boarded by stairs. That was in 2006-ish. Granted, it was a 737, not a widebody, but all of the times I went through SJC, I never remembered a single set of airstairs (again, each time a 737, MD-80, or CRJ, never a super big bird). I'm guessing this has cha...

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by AirFiero
Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines announces 15 new routes
Replies: 37
Views: 4738

Re: Frontier Airlines media event at ONT - June 5th

I expect MSP-CHS to fail. Probably but its nice to see them try. The beauty of running an LCC is the low cost of starting and cancelling a route. It allows for a lot of experimentation at a "relatively" low cost. I have frequently seen numbers posted on this forum of the number of passeng...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22299

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

The number next to the city pair is the distance between the two airports. After that each row contains airline code, the number of emplaned and the load factor. From number emplaned, you can see how much wn dominated some of these markets. And then you can see load factor percentag next to that. S...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22299

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

Is WN going to get access to extra gates at SJC this fall? WN currently only operates out of 8 gates at SJC, and WN will be really full at SJC with the increased WN service out of SJC. 100 departures a day out of 8 gates comes out to an average of 12.5 departures per gate per day. Good question. SJ...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES
Replies: 78
Views: 9974

Re: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES

I think there was a thread about them moving it to SJC. Yes, we were discussing the “battle for California”, between WN and AS, seems to be happening at SJC. It was in one of the WN related threads. I find this very interesting, not only because I’m an SJC fanboy, but because of the AS/VX merger. I...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES
Replies: 78
Views: 9974

Re: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES

Your thread is the one I look forward to every Sunday morning. I've never said it before, but thank you, enrilia. WN SFO-SNA OCT 6>3 NOV 5>0.2 This one surprises me, and I didn't believe it at first. But, I just checked for a mid-November Tuesday and Wednesday, and the only flights showing are one-...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22299

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

Could you tell us how to interpret those numbers?

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by AirFiero
Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22299

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

A couple of thoughts on WN vs. AS in CA. AS has 2 hubs and 2 focus cities in CA. WN has major ops in SAN, LAX, OAK, and now SJC and they're working on SMF as well. In SAN, both AS and WN have large ops -- WN #1 in town in every category while AS is #2 in destinations served and # daily departures &...

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by AirFiero
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22299

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

WN is looking to knock AS out of many SJC markets. Right now, the markets that really make money for AS out of SJC on the PNW, SNA and Hawaii. And they are adding tremendous amount of capacity in the first 2 and about to enter the latter. Going to be a real bloodbath out there. Yeah, I’ve noticed t...

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by AirFiero
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22299

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

this part is interesting Even More for San Jose Southwest continues expanding in northern California with more flights to and from San Jose, Calif. By the end of Nov. 2018, the carrier will offer up to 99 departures a day to 24 destinations. Starting Nov. 4, 2018, Southwest will add new nonstop ser...

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by AirFiero
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22299

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

Wow, SJC has become a battleground. It will be interesting to see if AS blinks on SJC-TUC. I seem to remember someone saying the LFs haven’t been good on the route. If I remember correctly, the EMJ that flys from SJC to TUS every night is to be serviced at mx facilities in Arizona. An EMJ then head...

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by AirFiero
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22299

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

wnflyguy wrote:
Looks like WN permanently stopping service on PDX-SFO and SNA-SFO!
But using those aircraft to double down on PDX-SJC,SNA-SJC and adding SJC-TUS.

Flyguy


More for SJC, less for SFO. :D

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by AirFiero
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22299

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

this part is interesting Even More for San Jose Southwest continues expanding in northern California with more flights to and from San Jose, Calif. By the end of Nov. 2018, the carrier will offer up to 99 departures a day to 24 destinations. Starting Nov. 4, 2018, Southwest will add new nonstop ser...

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by AirFiero
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Set to be Level 3 Slot Controlled
Replies: 50
Views: 6807

Re: SFO Set to be Level 3 Slot Controlled

To get back on topic, if SFO's growth becomes severely hampered I am not so sure how well SJC and OAK could keep up. The Bay Area Airport's have been growing around ~5m annually combined the last few years with ~3m to SFO a ~1m to SJC and OAK each. Let's say because of Level 3 SFO flipped to only ~...

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by AirFiero
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Set to be Level 3 Slot Controlled
Replies: 50
Views: 6807

Re: SFO Set to be Level 3 Slot Controlled

Or we should maybe consider not building 50 lane freeways for lots of reasons beyond induced demand. Like not wanting to destroy our cities even more than they already have been by freeways and not wanting to destroy more open space either. Or the absurd cost of freeway construction when we have lo...

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by AirFiero
Tue May 29, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers
Replies: 99
Views: 8259

Re: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers

AA had a similar strategy as Starbucks with its acquisitions... acquire and kill. What was the point, regarding Reno Air? Where was the competition there? They tried a hub at SJC after AA was pulling out, Reno would never had suceeded, regardless on where they were hubbed. I remember the Reno Air h...

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by AirFiero
Mon May 28, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers
Replies: 99
Views: 8259

Re: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers

US/PSA: This went down, ultimately, as a carbon-copy of AA/AirCal. The intent, I guess, was US "buying into" the West via a merger (worked for DL w/ Western)...but it ultimately yielded nothing. It just eliminated an SWA competitor, to the benefit of...SWA! WN did not fly intra-Cal back t...

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by AirFiero
Mon May 28, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers
Replies: 99
Views: 8259

Re: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers

Reno air and AA has to be the worst merger. I am not sure any routes are still operated that wiuldnt be natural hub links today for AA? AA and TWA sounds like another bad one but I think some JFK flights are operated today so no quite as bad. STL and the MCI maintenance base I think were lost AA se...

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by AirFiero
Sat May 26, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 313
Views: 25795

Re: WN, DL, AA, and others object to DAL gate plan

Allow commercial flights out of the Collin County Airport in McKinney. Majority of the area's growth is up there in big sky country. Love Field is a landlocked in town airport like Midway that really can't grown beyond it's current size. DAL can easily grow beyond its current size of 20 gates. Reme...

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by AirFiero
Sun May 20, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB
Replies: 53
Views: 10772

Re: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB

DL makes a comeback on this route after about 8 years. What equipment will they be using? The last time DL operated the route they used the 737-700. I am guessing it will be the 757 this time around. DL has been using the 757 for DTW-SNA Nice to see SNA being connected to all DL hubs with this addi...

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by AirFiero
Sun May 13, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 98
Views: 14001

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

It looks like it will only operate for the first week of June. It's back to daily starting July 1. Very strange. Engine issues? The engine issues have been the speculation. But where did you see that it’s back to daily in July? The reduction is only June Thanks. Are we assuming this is due to the e...

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by AirFiero
Sun May 13, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 98
Views: 14001

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

BA SJC-LHR JUN 1.0>0.6 Now this is really strange. Cutting a route that is almost certainly stronger in the summer at the beginning of summer?? It looks like it will only operate for the first week of June. It's back to daily starting July 1. Very strange. Engine issues? The engine issues have been...

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by AirFiero
Sun May 13, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 98
Views: 14001

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

BA SJC-LHR JUN 1.0>0.6


Now this is really strange. Cutting a route that is almost certainly stronger in the summer at the beginning of summer??

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by AirFiero
Mon May 07, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 313
Views: 25795

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

It made sense for AS to drop the LGA/DCA flights from DAL and it'll be interesting to see if they try to hang on to what gates they have there. They don't have a goal of being a national carrier that goes everywhere. Their focus is to be the go-to airline to take travelers on the west coast to poin...

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by AirFiero
Sun May 06, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has MCI failed as a hub city?
Replies: 89
Views: 9348

Re: Why has MCI failed as a hub city?

Didn’t DFW originally have thinner terminals, and they “built out” along the circumference to enlarge the terminals? I know SJC created “Pop outs” in the middle of terminal A to make room for expanded security post 9/11, without losing space for services. Why couldn’t that have been done at MCI? The...

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by AirFiero
Sun May 06, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future for the Antonov AN-225 Myria?
Replies: 16
Views: 3443

Re: Future for the Antonov AN-225 Myria?

This link is from September 2016, from after the sale of the AN225 program to the Chinese. The Chinese hope to have a 2nd AN225 up and flying by 2019: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2016-09-06/antonov-sells-dormant-225-heavylifter-program-china What's the status on that? There were...

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by AirFiero
Fri May 04, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 452
Views: 57144

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

It will be really interesting how fierce things get in the Bay Area. I expect we'll see introductory fares of $149 o/w from WN and routinely around $179 fare sales. They really shouldn't have to go much lower than that with their customer base and baggage inclusions. If you remember back 4-5 years ...

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by AirFiero
Fri May 04, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways LHR-SJC cancelled flights !
Replies: 59
Views: 10946

Re: British Airways LHR-SJC cancelled flights !

SFOA380 wrote:
Off topic a bit but just to illustrate that loads are only half the story... LH is taking SJC off Cityline and putting a premium-heavy A340 on SJC-FRA.


I read something about that. Do know when? Will that be in LH colors, instead of the generic looking Star Alliance paint?

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by AirFiero
Fri May 04, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin A340-600 (G-VWIN) flew to the scrappers last month but Virgin has bought it back!
Replies: 69
Views: 15081

Re: Virgin A340-600 (G-VWIN) flew to the scrappers last month but Virgin has bought it back!

Is the TUP runway long enough for a take-off? Easily. Heck, BA routinely does MSY-LHR with a full pax load, off Rwy02/20.... which is 100ft shorter than TUP's runway, and you're talking about an empty A340. It'd have no trouble whatsoever. Additionally, *if* they had a performance issue departing T...

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by AirFiero
Fri May 04, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 452
Views: 57144

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

Definitely going after AS here. I'm not sure why HA stock is down so much awhile ALK stays about the same. There are 8 monopolies that AS owns from OAK/SJC/SMF/SAN to OGG/LIH/KOA and 6 more routes from OAK/SJC/SAN to HNL/OGG/LIH/KOA where AS/HA are both on. There is a lot of damage WN can do to the...

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by AirFiero
Fri May 04, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways LHR-SJC cancelled flights !
Replies: 59
Views: 10946

Re: British Airways LHR-SJC cancelled flights !

Could the low loads be because they have almost identical service with two airports within 50+/- miles of each other? Both SJC and SFO serve LHR year round, and SFO has better connectivity options, as far as more airline options for passengers to continue their travel with. SFO and SJC are pretty c...

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by AirFiero
Fri May 04, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways LHR-SJC cancelled flights !
Replies: 59
Views: 10946

Re: British Airways LHR-SJC cancelled flights !

some have been on the 787-8 and I believe a 747 was sent one day too We have gotten a few 788s, but never a 747. Well in our dreams we have :) Could a 747 use any of the gates at the international arrivals area, or that wide body gate at the end of old terminal A (would be a challenge so far from t...

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