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by ahj2000
Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 expands TTN destinations to West Coast
Replies: 17
Views: 2380

Re: F9 expands TTN destinations to West Coast

THE stops are quite out of the way as well. Trenton-ATLANTA-San José?
Trenton-CHICAGO-El Paso?

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by ahj2000
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS makes PDX-MKE/PHL/BWI/ATL year round service
Replies: 38
Views: 3977

Re: AS makes PDX-MKE/PHL/BWI/ATL year round service

SO much For the dehub talk people on here won’t stop with...

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by ahj2000
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will be next destination for Fresno (FAT)?
Replies: 29
Views: 2221

Re: What will be next destination for Fresno (FAT)?

BEFORE another destination, I see AA to ORD.

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by ahj2000
Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus - any thoughts about potential new USA destinations?
Replies: 94
Views: 10017

Re: Aer Lingus - any thoughts about potential new USA destinations?

klm617 wrote:
Very strong rumors of Detroit being added soon. So don't be surprised when you see the Shamrock at Detroit in the next 2 years.

Where are these rumors from?
I actually think that EI is the perfect way for IAG to serve Detroit but can you name any ‘source’?

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by ahj2000
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zimbabwe situation and aviation
Replies: 2
Views: 425

Zimbabwe situation and aviation

How are airline so handling Mugabe’s ouster?
It seems relatively peaceful from an outsiders POV, but us Americans can only see what the news tells us (which Is never enough about Africa IMO)

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by ahj2000
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/19/2017: AA +CLT-TUS, Drops ORD-MAN, PHX-IFP; AS Drops LAX-CUN, RNO-SNA; UA +DEN-BFF/COD/JAX/LBF/LBL
Replies: 104
Views: 14345

Re: OAG Changes 11/19/2017: AA +CLT-TUS, Drops ORD-MAN, PHX-IFP; AS Drops LAX-CUN, RNO-SNA; UA +DEN-BFF/COD/JAX/LBF/LBL

1) Isn’t March pretty early for CLT-CDG? I haven’t seen it that early IIRC. Maybe they’re trying to expand its season with lower frequency. 2) CLT-TUS is a much smarter and safer add than JFK-TUS. Here’s to hoping that it lasts. 3) STT takes another hit...Sad to see. And thanks Enilria you have made...

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by ahj2000
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul New Airport, Latest Pictures
Replies: 51
Views: 12587

Re: Istanbul New Airport, Latest Pictures

Will SAW remain open?

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by ahj2000
Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL downgrading seats on JFK-KEF/PDL/SNN
Replies: 30
Views: 7973

Re: DL downgrading seats on JFK-KEF/PDL/SNN

The fates don’t seem any cheaper so really service and seating go down for the same price. Win-win-win for Delta

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by ahj2000
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: ORD without AA
Replies: 89
Views: 8072

Re: Hypothetical: ORD without AA

I personally think it would be great. AA doesn’t need ORD and Chicago deserves more. A) AA DOES need chicago. They can’t have their Midwest hubs be Dallas and Charlotte. Look at all the Eagle cities flown only or almost entirely out of ORD. Also, what are you trying to say, Chicago deserves more? P...

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by ahj2000
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The fall of Robert Mugabe: Potential Impact on Air Zimbabwe & Zimbabwean Aviation
Replies: 36
Views: 7721

Re: The fall of Robert Mugabe: Potential Impact on Air Zimbabwe & Zimbabwean Aviation

There are only 5 planes in their entire fleet; 4 if you take out the 1 WB that goes on shopping spree's. Someone wants to do a LCC there? In my view, it would only work if it was in conjunction with surrounding countries. Either that or go in empty and leave full. There’s real opportunity for FastJ...

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by ahj2000
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EgyptAir to lease 6 787-9's from AerCap
Replies: 8
Views: 783

Re: EgyptAir to lease 6 787-9's from AerCap

sxf24 wrote:
aircanadaa330 wrote:
are these going to be used for growth or fleet renewal?


The 787 and CS300 will replace A330 and E170 respectively. The A320neo will replace A320ceo, potentially some 737s, and support growth.

DO we know how they will be configure do yet?

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by ahj2000
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus not to join oneWorld after all
Replies: 12
Views: 4291

Aer Lingus not to join oneWorld after all

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... -oneworld/

Dang. Was looking forward to this. I’d guess they aren’t worried about the JV either:
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http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... -oneworld/

Dang. Was looking forward to this. I’d guess they aren’t worried about the JV either:

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by ahj2000
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska ending Cuba service
Replies: 64
Views: 7426

Re: Alaska ending Cuba service

KInd of sad but mit makes a bunch of sense. Does AS offer any way to Cuba now? (Codeshare etc?)

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by ahj2000
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo Partners to order 430 A320s at Dubai
Replies: 107
Views: 15765

Re: Indigo Partners to order 430 A320s at Dubai

That is one hell of a lot of airplanes. I wonder how they plan on distributing them.

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by ahj2000
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai 737 MAX cabins
Replies: 43
Views: 6425

Re: FlyDubai 737 MAX cabins

Even though their Business Class is impressive. But do they really need it? they only have a few flights that are long enough to have this worth it. Anyways look nice. Hopefully the touch screens in Economy will have better responsiveness than the current ones It looks like they have evolved into a...

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by ahj2000
Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai 737 MAX cabins
Replies: 43
Views: 6425

Re: FlyDubai 737 MAX cabins

Slash787 wrote:
817Dreamliiner wrote:
Slash787 wrote:

huh? what is 2-1-2? Its a narrow body.

You need to look at the picture to understand. Its 2-2 (first row), then 1-1(second row), then 2-2 again (third row).


Ah, I get it now, its something like the Mint Class on Jet Blue

MORE like aer lingus’s 752 business class. Still looks sharp and comfy.

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by ahj2000
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed
Replies: 91
Views: 20346

Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

For a carrier who claims to be the best in the world, 7-across J is absolutely ridiculous.

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by ahj2000
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle's plan for the future.
Replies: 102
Views: 16955

Re: American Eagle's plan for the future.

Quote "The E145 has exceptional short field performance". Piedmont could not operate the E145 from HVN to PHL which has a 5600 foot runway, so PSA will be using CRJ-200's at HVN. I don't see where the E145 is good off short runways, the E140 may be a different story. Which E145? There wer...

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by ahj2000
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Comfort + / Premium Economy U.S.?
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Re: Comfort + / Premium Economy U.S.?

As far as I know, in the near future DL's W product will not be seen on domestic hops unless an A350 is subbed in. With so few aircraft currently running the international routes, I doubt they will be redeployed anywhere else anytime soon. That being said, if an aircraft was to be subbed in, i'm gu...

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by ahj2000
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will American, Delta, or jetBlue expand to additional destinations out of Houston Hobby?
Replies: 40
Views: 3026

Re: Will American, Delta, or jetBlue expand to additional destinations out of Houston Hobby?

I wouldn’t be surprised if none of those happened. Hobby isn’t really necessary in the grand scheme of AA and DL’s networks, and if B6 cares about Houston, they’d fly more than 2 E190s / day.
I could eventually see HOU-CLT to connect to northeast business dests but that’s about it.

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by ahj2000
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM intends to fly to TLV late 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2223

Re: LATAM intends to fly to TLV late 2018

That was out of left field but good luck to them. They’ll have to make sure this flight times well with a flight to AEP/EZE on each end.

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by ahj2000
Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Applies for Guayaquil Ecuador service
Replies: 6
Views: 1458

Re: Spirit Applies for Guayaquil Ecuador service

Good point to hop to The Galápagos. Or y’know...stay in GYE. Any ide whether this will be mostly US-origin or Ecuador-?

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by ahj2000
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?
Replies: 194
Views: 21577

Re: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?

Auckland or Perth. Their QF partnership would help a lot and these dests are unserved by a Japanese carrier

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by ahj2000
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A.A. in Cancun, Saturday flights
Replies: 9
Views: 1207

Re: A.A. in Cancun, Saturday flights

Boston, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, and Kansas City.

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by ahj2000
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of CLT terminal expansion
Replies: 33
Views: 1147

Re: CLT Terminal Expansion Approved

I think they are supposed to stop at the 485 perimeter, the City didn't want to pay for anything outside of Mecklenburg county! Both comments are hilarious because they seem true! Here's a great look at the plan long term as well: http://www.cltairport.com/News/Pages/DestinationCLTProjects.aspx It ...

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by ahj2000
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of CLT terminal expansion
Replies: 33
Views: 1147

Re: CLT Terminal Expansion Approved

The interior of concourse B is under remodeling now. Yup! The ceiling is gone! Construction on the extension of Concourse E to the outer reaches of Kannapolis is now well underway. :roll: I think they are supposed to stop at the 485 perimeter, the City didn't want to pay for anything outside of Mec...

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by ahj2000
Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 9908

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

I would like the purple if Delta was changing its logo and livery as well to something purple. Like B6 and their orange, I just dislike when employees don't match company colors, its rather confusing. Just my opinion not to be taken disrespectfully. I agree with this, but would like to point out th...

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by ahj2000
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA ORD Growth
Replies: 47
Views: 8282

Re: AA ORD Growth

So, speaking of Chicago and American Airlines, rather than seeing a list of 30 cities at random where people would like to see the eagles fly to, let's see them make some organic growth. As in RJs > larger RJs and larger RJs > "main line" service, etc. I'm a bit surprised we haven't seen ...

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by ahj2000
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:11 pm
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

Consider yourself lucky AA even flies IND-DCA. For some reason they REFUSE to fly MKE-DCA. MKE and Houston are BY far the 2 largest markets AA doesn't fly to from DCA. Houston has plenty of service to the DC area on other carriers. MKE has 2 measley DCA flights per day on WN. I will never understan...

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by ahj2000
Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways launches flights to Pattaya
Replies: 15
Views: 3359

Re: Qatar Airways launches flights to Pattaya

MalevTU134 wrote:
ahj2000 wrote:
Wow that’s what 5 weeks notice? While Pattaya does make sense to me, that seems like hardly the amount of time to start a medium-long haul route.

Service starts 28 January. That is a 3-month notice...

Read the Chiang Mai date. Apologies

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by ahj2000
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 244
Views: 25816

Re: What's next for Spirit?

My pick are SAT/AUS and RDU for domestic and Quito or a seasonal Guayaquil for innternational. Ecuador has a lot of potential for Spirit

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by ahj2000
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do all WN stations have the new kiosks?
Replies: 18
Views: 2428

Re: Do all WN stations have the new kiosks?

CLT does not yet AFAIK

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by ahj2000
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways launches flights to Pattaya
Replies: 15
Views: 3359

Re: Qatar Airways launches flights to Pattaya

Wow that’s what 5 weeks notice? While Pattaya does make sense to me, that seems like hardly the amount of time to start a medium-long haul route.

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by ahj2000
Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How come no ME3 in Central Asia?
Replies: 32
Views: 3577

Re: How come no ME3 in Central Asia?

Who knows? Perhaps with all their free 320s Qatar will start connecting Central Asia to Doha.

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by ahj2000
Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines receives first 787-9
Replies: 18
Views: 3547

Re: Ethiopian Airlines receives first 787-9

Nice looking plane.

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by ahj2000
Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant?
Replies: 151
Views: 15254

Re: What's next for Allegiant?

DOes anyone know how the Concord/Charlotte flights are doing? Is there a potential for more? I live in the area but still haven’t used themselves (F9 had a better sale price to Orlando the one time I've ordered it) nor have i heard of anyone else using it.

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by ahj2000
Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Will OneWorld Fill The AirBerlin Void?
Replies: 50
Views: 9557

Re: How Will OneWorld Fill The AirBerlin Void?

I would agree that they need to go after Africa. I would say they should go after TAAG that has good connectivity to JJ in S. America and could easily add a flight to Madrid and London. Within Europe, IAG really needs to get control of Finnair and that will be a huge plus for all of OneWorld. I wou...

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by ahj2000
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Will OneWorld Fill The AirBerlin Void?
Replies: 50
Views: 9557

Re: How Will OneWorld Fill The AirBerlin Void?

TYCOON wrote:
On a slightly different subject, it would appear Skyteam is the only one of the three alliances never to have a member go into liquidation or am I mistaken?
Oneworld: Air Berlin, Malev, Mexicana
Star Alliance: Spanair, Varig

Continental and Northwest as well.

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by ahj2000
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American up retrofit the A330-200s with Main Cabin Extra seats
Replies: 25
Views: 9902

Re: American up retrofit the A330-200s with Main Cabin Extra seats

So many die-hard L-AA fans love to complain about the L-US A321 fleet for the lack of power and what not, but yet fail to realize that the A321s have the most spacious Y cabins in the sky. It is he widest narrow body by a few usable inches. That is true. 'Most spacious' from a customer perspective ...

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by ahj2000
Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Visual of largest airlines by state in the USA
Replies: 89
Views: 15715

Re: Visual of largest airlines by state in the USA

[threeid][/threeid] It is my understanding that Southwest flies the most number of passengers WITHIN California, and also TO/FROM California than any other airline. (This includes regional feed from the “Big 3.”) If anyone can help provide the numbers it would be greatly appreciated :) Well, it's ca...

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by ahj2000
Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/22/2017: AS Adds PHX-SFO,EW MCO-DUS, F9 Big Summer Schedule Change, VR Closes PVD
Replies: 60
Views: 10383

Re: OAG Changes 10/22/2017: AS Adds PHX-SFO,EW MCO-DUS, F9 Big Summer Schedule Change, VR Closes PVD

Only loaded for about a month so far. I assume it will roll forward. **AS PHX-SFO MAR 0>2.0 Right now the intent is to serve the market for Cactus League Spring Training games (AS is the official airline of the San Francisco Giants) but may become regular service if it performs well. AS press relea...

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by ahj2000
Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Visual of largest airlines by state in the USA
Replies: 89
Views: 15715

Re: Visual of largest airlines by state in the USA

Boy, if DL saw that big AA Logo on the State of Florida they'd be pissed. It actually surprised me because if you axe MIA from the equation, Florida is pretty much Delta Country. As for New York, I knew it had to be between DL and B6. However if you take it down to mainline only, I'm wondering if B...

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by ahj2000
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus - any thoughts about potential new USA destinations?
Replies: 94
Views: 10017

Re: Aer Lingus - any thoughts about potential new USA destinations?

JetBlueCLT wrote:
CLT

You know it :) honestly though, as awesome as that would Be, Charlotte would only offer connections. The Scotch-Irish population here isn’t close to the Emerald Isle. However, I guess if they join the JV anything is possible.

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by ahj2000
Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT only Int'l AA hub without BA service?
Replies: 47
Views: 4636

Re: CLT only Int'l AA hub without BA service?

No one would care about CLT if it wasn’t a hub. What even is there CLT would be served by BA or another airline to LHR if there were no AA hub there. LH has kept a CLT-MUC flight on its own for years since US left Star Alliance. Something must be driving that demand.... There are a lot of business ...

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by ahj2000
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AIr Europa will first deploy its 787-9s to Buenos Aires EZE
Replies: 12
Views: 2170

Re: AIr Europa will first deploy its 787-9s to Buenos Aires EZE

Makes sense given the amount of Capacity Iberia can throw on it.

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by ahj2000
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways announces Penang effective 06FEB18
Replies: 7
Views: 1992

Re: Qatar Airways announces Penang effective 06FEB18

This sounds completely crazy to me. Has to be one of the smallest airports that QR will serve. I don't even know how many people outside of the region knows about Penang. most of the visitors there are from Singapore and HK. I don't see how QR is going to fill seats. QR serves quite a few Southeast...

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by ahj2000
Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 484
Views: 91051

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zht ... sentations

THANKS for that! Look at the CR2s disappear!
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aaflyer222 wrote:
Fleet plan update released last week. Less s80 and a320 being retired.
http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zht ... sentations

THANKS for that! Look at the CR2s disappear!

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by ahj2000
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4601

Re: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018

Great! BOS is a surprise but on a thread I started about the lack of Lisboa flights, the consensus was that LIS was a high probability add

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by ahj2000
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia starts San Francisco and Managua
Replies: 59
Views: 8913

Re: Iberia starts San Francisco and Managua

I think La Paz and Tegucigalpa are the only capitals of the former Spanish Empire in the Americas with no nonstops to Madrid, however, covered through both Santa Cruz de la Sierra and my home town San Pedro Sula. Also, Manila, Hagåtña, El Aaiún/Laayoune, and a few cities in the Pacific Ocean have b...

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by ahj2000
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBerlin to Leave Oneworld
Replies: 14
Views: 3602

Re: AirBerlin to Leave Oneworld

....with Aer Lingus to (re)take its place. :mrgreen: IS It official yet? I see nothing... (LATAM Paraguay as well) Flashback: https://www.oneworld.com/news-information/oneworldnews/-/asset_publisher/QtTQ7EuCzxhd/content/aerlingus-to-join-oneworld/maximized I wonder if Oneworld will try to steal som...

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