klm617 wrote:I get that but comparing ATL-BOM to NYC-BOM is no comparison either the traffic from NYC is huge to India compared to ATL.
That suggests to me that there is a long-term strategy for MSY. Your lips to God's ears! :pray: :pray: :pray: NK is going to have 4 gates at the North Terminal, and I’ve heard they’ll eventually be at 30 departures a day. There’s more to come. Was just about to ask how many gates. Would love to kno...Jump to post
(still salty about QF putting "Yananyi Dreaming" on a narrowbody! :mad: ) You must be the only one, everyone else around this part of the world hated the vomit comet and was glad to see the end of it. You just reiterated my point: Who else outside of "that part of the world" eve...Jump to post
Surprised that no one's yet mentioned the actual answer.... which is that AA went a different route: the infamous "More Room Throughout Coach" https://thetravelinsider.info/imagesold/aamoreroom.gif Before the likes of Song and Ted even debuted, AA was loudly trumpeting that they would offe...Jump to post
ERJ170 wrote:Copa to Panama to go with the United Club?
Isn’t “big” likeky to be a reference to the big easy? Not sure why that'd be news, seeings as multiple airlines already fly MSY-RDU. Even if none did, I'm still not sure why that'd be worthy of some large announcement. UA-->FRA Not really UA's thing. Unless they've had some major shift in prioritie...Jump to post
Wow ! An A-netters dream come true... *IF* they actually place it on a widebody, or at least an aircraft likely to be seen in their worldwide network. These would suck if they do nothing but put them on EU-flying A32X. (still salty about QF putting "Yananyi Dreaming" on a narrowbody! :mad...Jump to post
lavalampluva wrote:Circling the drain.
The Boeing has a higher resale value Based on _____? Existing fleet base and orders. At the moment the A338 is something of like a unicorn in the market, which usually means less takers for used frames. That would be undeniably true if the A338 were an all new, or even heavily redesigned, model... ...Jump to post
with program launch less than 6 months away Even if that were true, it'd be in no way set in stone. those figures are almost certainly set in stone. ( See above ) the only thing boeing is doing right now is planning how to build the 797, not what they're building. Again, way too broad of an assumpt...Jump to post
musman9853 wrote:anything else you wanna know?
Maybe DL will end up with 10 QF-prompted "project sunrise" A350-1000s for 77L replacement including LAX SYD and LAX JNB. LAX-JNB? That's quite ambitious. I'll believe it when I see it. 99% percent chance that he meant ATL-JNB, as he clearly said "77L replacement" and that's a ro...Jump to post
Have you ever entertained the idea that Deltas plans for the aircraft shifted and the uprating was done for the new role/the changed market. Delta, smart purchasers that the are, didn't buy more aircraft as they expected to need at the time. Turns out the needed more plane. They now have it. Which ...Jump to post
The simplest reason, and best reason that comes to mind is that UAL operates a Star Alliance hub at EWR that can be used to feed the SQ flight. When SQ first chose an NYC airport for the nonstops, EWR was a SkyTeam hub of CO's. They operated it for 9yrs, haitus for 5, then returned. Star Alliance f...Jump to post
Depends on how one defines "Low-Cost Longhaul" airlines. Thomson/TUI isn't a low cost airline. It's a charter/package tour operator that sells individual tickets on the side. WestJet, are they even a LCC anymore ? Hence the opening sentence. The Boeing has a higher resale value Based on _...Jump to post
musman9853 wrote:if we know what the nma specs are (spoiler, we do)
Also I don't get why BA shows no intention to order more. It's most useful to them and they just aren't taking it. Because while LHR is indeed horribly constrained, BA is the airline least affected: they've got a large portfolio of slots, and still have the ability to (1) upgauge smaller aircraft, ...Jump to post
Why on earth is that thing called a Sugar Glider? Because the bulk of its diet is fruit and nectar. They're also quite possibly the most awesome pet on the planet. They bond very well with humans, and are easy to teach tricks. Plenty of YouTube vids of people teaching Sugar Gliders to do everything...Jump to post
VSMUT wrote:ikolkyo wrote:I wouldn’t rule out the 787. It has been the go to aircraft for Low-Cost Long-Haul airlines.
Eh? Isn't it just Scoot, Norwegian and Jetstar?
Flying will be boring in 20 years, where nearly every narrow-body aircraft is either a 737 or 320 and every wide-body aircraft is either a 787 or 350. Simple convergent evolution. It's the same reason that a Flying Squirrel and a Sugar Glider have come to look/behave/move exactly alike, despite hav...Jump to post
When did it happen? From flight24 record, it seems that all flights between LAX and SIN are operated by ULR frames (9V-SG*). Did I miss anything? Yes, you did. For example, on November 19, SIN-LAX-SIN was operated by 9V-SMS, a standard A359. I know that personally, as I had a friend on it, and was ...Jump to post
TWA772LR wrote:How do you even pronounce Joon?
But yeah, let's ignore the multiple large orders to Airbus Non sequitur much? the attempt to financially harm Boeing A claim that you could never in a million years objectively substantiate. the other public disputes That came out in Deltas (and for that matter, everyone involved BUT Boeing) favor-...Jump to post
meaning Boeing had the rights to force Delta into taking additional 739s. That's more BS than a Kansas City stockyard..... I find it odd that I get such negative reactions to this. You think it's odd when more-knowledgeable people point out that you (so often) don't have a clue what you're talking ...Jump to post
Boeing is also an entity that has the responsibility to maximize value for their investors. Their shareholders probably wouldn't like them selling aircraft to Delta for practically nothing. And that has nil' bearing on your ridiculous attempt at a point, because 1) it's not Delta's worry what Boein...Jump to post
I at least have bragging rights on my side. After the initial A350/330 order in 2014 I said Delta would never order another Boeing. I've been right so far. In your own delusional head perhaps... but here on planet Earth, the rest of us realize that DL has twice since ordered new aircraft from Boein...Jump to post
Bigger question you SHOULD be asking is why isn't SQ deploying the base 359 on LAX-SIN. There's a very good reason why, the plane doesn't have the range. You may wish to inform SQ of that, seeing as standard A359s subbed in on LAX-SIN-LAX several times once the second flight began operating. It's n...Jump to post
You all keep saying this but yet you never provide any reason for it. Not sure where *you* get off chastising anyone else for pointless repetition, seeing as you're just regurgitating your same conclusory talking points that have been addressed by multiple posters prior. But to take one more ride o...Jump to post
I don't disagree that QR wont need it but I feel there is a flaw in the logic. Why would an airline need more capability when all of the aircraft they currently have can perform all the missions they currently perform... Where are the airlines with aircraft performing missions they aren't capable o...Jump to post
And finally what about LCCs? With 10ab and heavy lifting capability it could make a fair few routes viable It's also extremely expensive (relative to other options) and has a comparatively long wait time. We didn't see LoCos go for 777 sized aircraft, especially as they became available secondhand/...Jump to post
FlyRow wrote:Ziyulu wrote:Yayy! That means KL will order A380s or the 747-8?
KLM has said multiple times it's not interested even in secondhand A380's.
I can't fail to notice that there is a lot of empty space in the south-east. What destinations and from which hubs are the most likely to be added in the future? Notably absent is Florida/MSY from PDX... the latter of which has a noticeable lack of LoCo service to either. Wouldn't be surprised if t...Jump to post
Zoedyn wrote:Because clearly MU, along with CZ, has long been blocked to open intercontinental longhauls from PEK, CA's hub
Oh, your previous posts already proven that fact. Meh, seeing as you and the word "proven" don't exactly have the greatest of acquaintanceship, again: such as? Oh honey, just scroll to your previous comments. No need to play dumb. Lot of blah blah blah, yet very little substance from you....Jump to post
Only critics of Club World are those who haven’t flown it What a stunningly astute conclusion that you came to based on no evidence whatsoever. :roll: I mean, not like it isn't near-universally criticized among frequent flyers and ratings companies/surveys alike. But hey, who would've thought that ...Jump to post
That had a fuel stop at SID. :shakehead: :shakehead: :shakehead: The routing for the 744s was JNB-CPT-FLL-ATL-JNB, then via SID on the westbound only thereafter. The move was done after FLL pax had to deplane for customs/immigration processing at first point of entry, after 9/11. SID was added to t...Jump to post
The -400 was an attempt to make the 767 competitive w 330. Slight correction, the -400ERX was an attempt to make the 767 competitive with the A330. If nothing else, the current -400ER was a stunting of the aircraft, due to DL's requested LGA compatability. The neo will certainly do better but it wo...Jump to post
Could it be that there is little to no market for them? Perhaps, though by far the more likely reason is that the replacement cycle for previous A330s has only barely begun, particularly on the lower end: the oldest A332s out there are only 21, and many of them were already replaced by A333CEOs. It...Jump to post
80% of 330’s will be replaced by787 You seem to be quite educated on stuff that you completely made up. ;) The 330 to the 787 is like 767 was to the 330. Uh, no, it's not.... seeing as unlike that situation, there was no updated 767 in the last decade to compete against a newer generation offering,...Jump to post
is that similar to how you made a proclamation as if it were fact, with no basis of evidence, only to then get annoyed when I, and others, came along and said you were incorrect? Such as? Oh, your previous posts already proven that fact. Meh, seeing as you and the word "proven" don't exac...Jump to post