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by ahj2000
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is AA no longer on ORD-MEX?
Replies: 10
Views: 2792

Re: Why is AA no longer on ORD-MEX?

Wouldn't an Interjet codeshare work if they wanted to be "on" the route?

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by ahj2000
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Mainline Crew Bases
Replies: 22
Views: 6946

Re: American Mainline Crew Bases

No crew base yet; PHX 737 departures this month peak at 56 I believe. Not yet, and it is a *nightmare* from a crew perspective on any irregular ops day; CLT as well. Both can't happen fast enough. I'm also fairly baffled at the lack of a 320 base at ORD, but that's far less of an issue than needing...

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by ahj2000
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion at CLT
Replies: 52
Views: 9881

Re: AA Expansion at CLT

I'd look at Midwest L-AA destinations close enough to CLT to be served with a CR2 or CR7. I do think most of Charlotte's growth will be ungauging, at least for the near term, and possibly SJC DUB and MAD going year round. I think South America could happen (lord knows I'd like to skip Miami) but onl...

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by ahj2000
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will QR launch SEA?
Replies: 5
Views: 977

Re: When will QR launch SEA?

They also do not serve Orlando.
However, I do. It see more QR service other than what has been announced. There is a lot to come online for QR first.

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by ahj2000
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 312
Views: 35195

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

There are a few very odd adds. CLT-PVD will be a brutal battle for F9. It's a summer route, like RDU-PVD iit doesn't start until the spring. All those people going to the New England beaches for summer, it should do quite well. Helloooooo Newport. https://s31.postimg.org/jagsti6q3/smile.gif http://...

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by ahj2000
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First French blue A359 to enter service 8/8/17
Replies: 25
Views: 5308

Re: First French blue A359 to enter service 8/8/17

411 seats on an A359? Must be 10-abreast! Wonder how this compares with 9-abreast 787s or 10-abreast 777s? Think about like this. The A350 is 5 inches wider than a 787. The 787 9 abreast configuration is supposedly terrible. Now think about fitting another seat in that 5 extra inches and you should...

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by ahj2000
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines to join Oneworld
Replies: 36
Views: 7623

Re: Airlines to join Oneworld

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/oneworld ... erged.html
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Just in case anyone wants it:
There's been this thread at flyer talk for years that has guessed OW members. http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/oneworld ... erged.html

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by ahj2000
Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines to join Oneworld
Replies: 36
Views: 7623

Re: Airlines to join Oneworld

Interjet is an LCC, but they codeshare with four airlines...all members of oneworld. I would hope that they are considered for oneworld down the line. I agree that LOT Polish should also consider switching to oneworld and try a tie-up with Wizz Air for feed into Wizz' short-haul network at Budapest...

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by ahj2000
Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Potential Routes - CLT Concourse A Expansion
Replies: 33
Views: 3948

Re: New Potential Routes - CLT Concourse A Expansion

SyracuseAvGeek wrote:
USAirALB wrote:
US never flew CLT-ANC. They did however fly PHL-ANC for a couple of seasons. Are you thinking of HNL? They did CLT-HNL for a while.


No im not. On one of their old route maps it has CLT-ANC on there

At what time? I've done some digging and I can't fond anything about this service.
Frequency? A/c?

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by ahj2000
Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Potential Routes - CLT Concourse A Expansion
Replies: 33
Views: 3948

Re: New Potential Routes - CLT Concourse A Expansion

Right now booking AS to CLT means a stop in ORD MCI DFW or STL when I've looked. A nonstop would give AS one-stop acces to the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, lots of Caribbean and Florida. If AA is willing to allow AS to codeshare on those Southeast/Mid-Atlantic/etc flights from CLT. AS/AA are playing ni...

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by ahj2000
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spain's Iberia airlines fined for making female applicants take pregnancy test
Replies: 52
Views: 3952

Re: Spain's Iberia airlines fined for making female applicants take pregnancy test

http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/08/health/tr ... index.html
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KFLLCFII wrote:
ryanov wrote:
KFLLCFII wrote:
So just give men the test too.

You're joking, right?

Well why should pregnant men be exempt? Testing only for pregnant women is sexist!

Hate to be that guy, but
http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/08/health/tr ... index.html

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by ahj2000
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Potential Routes - CLT Concourse A Expansion
Replies: 33
Views: 3948

Re: New Potential Routes - CLT Concourse A Expansion

I know the relationship's cooling off, but I wonder if AS would be interested in starting CLT to access more of the Southeast. One damper is that they could not codeshAAre with AA into CLT from any AS hub. (As I recall no hub to hub codesharing was a condition of the merger being approved.) Right n...

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by ahj2000
Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America receives first A321neo
Replies: 96
Views: 21126

Re: Virgin America receives first A321neo

Boeing778X wrote:
I wonder, what would happen if AS kept the 30x A320neo order and swapped them all to A321neos?

Transcons. Probably from Cali, with the removal of 320 from LA/SF-NY/DC/Boston routes

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by ahj2000
Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN July 27 schedule extension for Easter holiday 3/7-4/6. 2018.
Replies: 91
Views: 8261

Re: WN July 27 schedule extension for Easter holiday 3/7-4/6. 2018.

Looking for a second CLT-DAL. And maybe a CLT-FLL.

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by ahj2000
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Schedule Update
Replies: 16
Views: 2744

Re: Frontier Schedule Update

SANFan wrote:
I thought Frontier was supposed to merge with Spirit. Let's not confuse things by throwing Allegiant in the mix... Sheeesh.

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Mega-low-cost carrier? (Please not for real)

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by ahj2000
Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 11006

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

The problem, at least around here, is that businesses $ and people are leaving the smaller cities, and most are within an hour or two to a larger airport anyway Example: Hickory NC, MSA population somewhere between 300-400k and about an hour away from CLT, used to have service on USAir to CLT and th...

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by ahj2000
Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds seasonal CLT-MTJ
Replies: 3
Views: 1311

Re: AA adds seasonal CLT-MTJ

Goes in line with a few other weekend leisure adds out of CLT over the past few years. Makes sense to me.
Anyone have a destination count out of CLT for the airport or for the AA hub?

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by ahj2000
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion - Pacific NW
Replies: 47
Views: 8837

Re: AA Expansion - Pacific NW

Well, for Portland, I can see them adding PDX-JFK, PDX-MIA, upgrading PDX-LAX to mainline, and possibly ANC (maybe seasonal FAI) since any erosion in the AS relationship reduces AA's access to the state of Alaska. For Seattle, maybe more hub flying. What AA (oneWorld) really needs is a TPAC partner...

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by ahj2000
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Curacao in the works?
Replies: 34
Views: 3981

Re: Avianca Curacao in the works?

missed opportunity for KLM to jump in, like AF does with their small A320 subfleet in the same area. KL had ALM and the relation France (by default AF) with the French Caribbean islands can't be compared to the relation The Netherlands (KL) have with CUR/AUA/SXM. However, if there's a business oppo...

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by ahj2000
Wed Jul 05, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX-LHR on AA
Replies: 40
Views: 9577

Re: PHX-LHR on AA

I wonder if the following might happen: AA adds a daily rotation PHX-LHR, and conversely we see CLT-LHR go to a split BA/AA operation. PHX and CLT are the only two hubs that don't see mixed services. While I may want that (a lot), I don't think we will see BA here in CLT or for that matter. The hub...

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by ahj2000
Wed Jul 05, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways to launch 2 new routes in August 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 3590

Re: Qatar Airways to launch 2 new routes in August 2017

Making up for slack in the short haul fleet?

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by ahj2000
Wed Jul 05, 2017 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/2/2017: DL BOS-PIT, TP Suspends JFK-LIS, G4 RDU-SJU, 3M Shrinks
Replies: 76
Views: 12893

Re: OAG Changes 7/2/2017: DL BOS-PIT, TP Suspends JFK-LIS, G4 RDU-SJU, 3M Shrinks

GSP-ORD goes from 3 ERJs to 3 CR7s; fast increase for a new route. The bleed to Charlotte has to be terrible. Friends in both GSP and GSO/PTI areas come here to CLT for the better network, so perhaps connecting these cities to OrD allows AA to offer connections making the trek to Charlotte seem not...

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by ahj2000
Wed Jul 05, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where should Finnair fly next?
Replies: 69
Views: 8275

Re: Where should Finnair fly next?

One Finnish newspaper released TOP 10 list of destinations where Finnish people traveled to spend their autumn holiday in 2016. There were three US destination in the TOP 10 and Atlanta was the 3rd among the US destinations. How is that possible? Why would Finnish people want to spend their holiday...

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by ahj2000
Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AT to Johannesburg
Replies: 8
Views: 2039

Re: AT to Johannesburg

Do they any codeshare to Joburg right now?
At dead least, a slight backtrack to MAD for an IB codeshare wouldn't hurt that bad for Moroccans.

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by ahj2000
Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/2/2017: DL BOS-PIT, TP Suspends JFK-LIS, G4 RDU-SJU, 3M Shrinks
Replies: 76
Views: 12893

Re: OAG Changes 7/2/2017: DL BOS-PIT, TP Suspends JFK-LIS, G4 RDU-SJU, 3M Shrinks

HX is interesting...their 359 William have a good product but against AA and CX, they have one hell of a schedule to run against. Regarding the AA schedule drops, does anyone know if all of those frequency reductions will be offset by upgauging? I've seen 321s on CLT-MCI instead of the usual 319 so ...

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by ahj2000
Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/25/2017:EK MCO Back to Daily;AA PHX-YEG in Winter;AM Drops MTY-DTW Adds LAX; WN
Replies: 56
Views: 10023

Re: OAG Changes 6/25/2017:EK MCO Back to Daily;AA PHX-YEG in Winter;AM Drops MTY-DTW Adds LAX; WN

ITs A little tiny route in sure no one cares about, but I'm surprised DCA-ILM is going. Probably more of a slots thing but that's a route that has always fascinated me. Sad for Wilmington.

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by ahj2000
Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which will be the next long haul carrier to serve Helsinki?
Replies: 45
Views: 4647

Re: Which will be the next long haul carrier to serve Helsinki?

TWA772LR wrote:
I'm surprised no one has mentioned Hainan. PEK-HEL seems right up their alley.

Actually that's a really good idea. Now HU is my vote :D

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by ahj2000
Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COPA adds its fourth destination in Argentina, Mendoza MDZ
Replies: 19
Views: 2265

Re: COPA adds its fourth destination in Argentina, Mendoza MDZ

Not even remotely surprised. Copa is the Emirates of the Americas. Give it 10 years and Copa might be serving every secondary and many tertiary cities in Latin América and the US/Canada

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by ahj2000
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates and Flydubai merger in 18 months
Replies: 51
Views: 10443

Re: Emirates and Flydubai merger in 18 months

Before this, you couldn't fly from an EK city, say JFK, to an FZ city, say Ashgabat, over DXB. Hopefully now you will be able to. Isn't FlyDubai moving their entire operations to DWC relatively soon to free up space for EK? Maybe that will change with the corporate merger. FlyDubai needs to rethink...

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by ahj2000
Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 75
Views: 9600

Re: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now

The E175 is comfortable especially in F with the A seats. Unsure why people would avoid this. I'd rather have the 1-2 and 2-2 seating vs a mainline sardine can. Agree. I LOOK for the 175 over the 319 on routes where they both exist. If they had a Delta-style West Coast Shuttle out of a dedicated pa...

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by ahj2000
Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 190
Views: 38705

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

As best I can tell here is the OneWorld count: 3 x 738; 3FP, 3FR, 3KE 2 x 772; 7AY, 7BE 1 x 752; 5FN 1 x 763; 343 Not sure if any 321s will be delivered in OneWorld livery. Thanks a lot man! Hoping an A321 will get delivered in it (We only see their A321s at POS) :) A Couple 32Xs and a 332 would be...

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by ahj2000
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSmart's first plane is coming to Santiago
Replies: 16
Views: 1857

Re: JetSmart's first plane is coming to Santiago

Will the Chileanos know what JetSmart means? Especially those outside of Santiago?

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by ahj2000
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Other Manufacturers News And Orders
Replies: 80
Views: 17998

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Other Manufacturers News And Orders

Is COMAC there? Irkut?
The MC21 and C919 are only 2 and 3 years from introduction and yet have less than 200 orders each.

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by ahj2000
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 264
Views: 70000

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

And Delta ordered 10 A321... (current engine option) http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2017/06/delta-orders-10-more-a321s.html Now they will be operating 122 A321CEO when they're all delivered! Delta must be getting good deals on these end of the line A321CEOs. By My count, AA only h...

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by ahj2000
Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YWG Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 2326

Re: YWG Discussion

I think most likely out of your list Is AA, but I think they'd probably go to ORD 2x first. Once daily that far south wouldn't do well for the majority of connecting flows.

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by ahj2000
Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Aseman Airlines signs contract for 60 Boeing 737 Max
Replies: 33
Views: 6894

Re: Iran Aseman Airlines signs contract for 60 Boeing 737 Max

I can't help but to wonder whether or not Iran can actually absorb all of this new capacity that it will get within the next 5 years or so. These large orders make me nervous...

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by ahj2000
Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rouge increases BOG and launches CTG
Replies: 11
Views: 2140

Re: Rouge increases BOG and launches CTG

Odd that it'd be on Mondays. Good to see CTG gaining more northern connections though. Mondays are odd to me as well. PERHAPS this is exploiting an aircraft that would otherwise sit in Canada, as IIRC the Rouge schedule is very weekend heavy. It wouldn't surprise me to see Cartagena get more servic...

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by ahj2000
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rouge increases BOG and launches CTG
Replies: 11
Views: 2140

Re: Rouge increases BOG and launches CTG

Odd that it'd be on Mondays. Good to see CTG gaining more northern connections though. Mondays are odd to me as well. PERHAPS this is exploiting an aircraft that would otherwise sit in Canada, as IIRC the Rouge schedule is very weekend heavy. It wouldn't surprise me to see Cartagena get more servic...

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by ahj2000
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM goes BOB in Argentina
Replies: 6
Views: 900

Re: LATAM goes BOB in Argentina

So all LATAM Hispanohablante is buy on board? Last summer on my domestic legs in Perú they gave us a little box of goodies with drinks (coffee and Inca Kola is a wonderful combination, btw)

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by ahj2000
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List of routes requested by Norwegian Argentina
Replies: 44
Views: 6090

Re: List of routes requested by Norwegian Argentina

Damn. Do they want to dethrone Aerolíneas Argentinas?

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by ahj2000
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacing the 333 at American
Replies: 2
Views: 1753

Replacing the 333 at American

What exactly will replace the A330-300 at American? It is unique in having less than half the premium seats as the 77W yet only 20 less seats total. However, PMAA does not have any low density aircraft on order. Would AA add low-density 359 or 772 aircraft, or lose overall capacity on CLT and Philly...

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by ahj2000
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest schedule extension June 22, 2017
Replies: 202
Views: 22577

Re: Southwest schedule extension June 22, 2017

The largest markets out of Denver that Southwest Airlines does not fly to nonstop out of DEN include Charlotte, Cincinnati, Memphis, Des Moines, and Richmond. Frontier does serve CLT, CVG, MEM, and DSM nonstop from DEN, but Richmond isn't even served by Frontier. Will Southwest add nonstops to any ...

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by ahj2000
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 660
Views: 132575

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Why do all the pictures show flights routing around Iraq? It's not part of the ban... Iraqi (like Syrian airspace) is restricted by most countries due to the on going war. Would flying through Southern Iraq into Jordan, under Najaf, be safe? Daesh is in the nort, correct? Is flying over Turkish Kur...

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by ahj2000
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Southwest Airlines events in 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 2428

Re: Big Southwest Airlines events in 2019

Wow - appreciate the enthusiasm but starting 2-3 posts a day on Southwest is a bit much, especially when there isn't really news. This one is listing service anniversaries. How about starting one big "Southwest Discussion" thread? Agree with this. One Southwest Discussion Thread would be ...

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by ahj2000
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 660
Views: 132575

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

I'm flying from London to Hong Kong via Doha on the 22/06. Do you think it is wise to rebook and/or will there be serious delays and implications etc? I'd wait until tomorrow. AAB et al will have something to say and probably have a way to figure out who and what will be involved in any changes. I ...

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by ahj2000
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 660
Views: 132575

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Nothing on QRs site abiut this...
I wonder what they are going to do. thats a LOT of their passenger base.

On the other hand, Hamas does need to go. No excuses.

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by ahj2000
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA invest $1.5 billion in LAX facilities
Replies: 55
Views: 10621

Re: AA invest $1.5 billion in LAX facilities

And yet DFW C and CLT won't get an upgrade any time soon...

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by ahj2000
Wed May 31, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rome (FCO) new Norwegian longhaul base
Replies: 47
Views: 6465

Re: Rome (FCO) new Norwegian longhaul base

Is operating out of three NY airports really a good choice for them?
Can't help to think that if they found the space at EWR they might be more efficient with crew and avoid confusion from passengers

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by ahj2000
Tue May 30, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do airlines fly routes at the same time?
Replies: 52
Views: 9817

Re: Why do airlines fly routes at the same time?

I see a 15:24 and a 15:42..maybe you got them confused for the same? Yeah you're right... but still pretty much same time, isn't it? They do that on a few routes - SCL being another example, where two of the flights are 15 minutes apart (leave PTY at 1544 and 1600 on current schedule I thidnk). I a...

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by ahj2000
Tue May 30, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR delays LAS again
Replies: 16
Views: 3759

QR delays LAS again

According to AirlineRoute, now scheduled for 1Jun18.
They do actually say reservations are about to start being taken, so maybe this time it is close.

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