http://visualapproach.io/is-allegiant-a-safe-airline-using-data-to-review-60-minutes-conclusions/ I can tell you what spiked the MX issue and some of the pilots have copped to it. Deliberate tactic employed by members of the union in a nasty labor dispute. It's fairly obvious given the knowledge of ...Jump to post
This will have trickle down effect. Airbus got the C-Series and none of the other. Here, Boeing is getting the whole thing on the commercial side including the RJS that fall under scope in the US. You also have Embraer talking about a new turboprop that would target AB/ATR with possible Boeing backi...Jump to post
New China Route https://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/new ... mphis.htmlJump to post
Could pay air traffic dividends later.
https://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/new ... es-to.html
Actually placed it #1
The Metro will increase it's viability as an O&D airport for folks visiting DC. Even more desirable as a long layover place. It's not going to be any bigger of a hassle than the train from BWI once it's done plus there's the Smithsonian Air and Space on site. MEM recently stated it wants IAD ser...Jump to post
Would they have to make these flights operated by regional carriers? If not, this opens up a whole world of possible routes for NK, connecting a ton of dots in a WN manner. No, why would they? I thought I remembered hearing US airlines (the US3 and AS) having to delegate aircraft under a certain se...Jump to post
Smart strategy by NK. This size aircraft, E-2 and the C-Series are perfect for markets like MEM, RIC, CAK,ROC,DAY and etc. Because what would be 80% L.F on a 320 would be closer to 90 to 95% load factor on this type of aircraft. Seems like NK is targeting the Southwest strategy. Pair up a city that...Jump to post
I bet they still go with brand new A319’s. This is all a scheme to get Airbus to offer them a dirt cheap price on the A319. Why would AB want to break even on A319s with their involvement in the C Series now and their needing to produce more 320s and 321s that have a better margin. This was the rea...Jump to post
Wow did not see this coming. He mentioned it when he first went to Spirit. He specifically mentioned BKG. He was the one that had AirTran doing ATL and MCO from there. Now that the E2s are entering service and the ground under the C Series has firmed with some performance results via Swiss and othe...Jump to post
I'm waiting for 60 Minutes to explain it to me cause they fancied themselves experts on the subject matter last Sunday.Jump to post
C Series and Going TATL Now add new cities like MEM to BOS and JFK to help feed them andand fill obvious service gaps and capture some of that 100 pdew for MEM/BOS without a direct flight. They'll mainly steal from Southwest traffic connecting via BWI. Folks looking for smaller planes right now like...Jump to post
The man seems to have been dead set on adding a B717 type bird to Spirit since he got there, something happened that's delayed it a couple of years. Maybe it was the uncertainty around the CS and the E2s not being out there yet but now that the CS will be caked by Airbus and the E2s real world data ...Jump to post
Hate to say or but the deal the pilot was a woman that saved the flight will be the running theme of coverage today.Jump to post
Well, I windex where this plane had it's last check at, In house or contracted out. Expect this issue to get much more attention
https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... ch-in.html
With BNA-ATL going 757 towards the end of the 2018 replacing MD-88/90's I think its possible MEM could reduce 1X frequency and go 757-200 on MEM-ATL. (Just my 2 cents). "where did you see BNA-ATL up gauging to 757? Looking at 12/18 schedule there are only the mad dogs. With WN adding 5 daily N...Jump to post
B6 is a prime takeover target with nowhere to expand paying substandard wages compared to competitors. This is a wise move for the rank and file. Really nowhere to expand? FLL and BOS are expanding well. As for the FAs it's really 50/50 personally I think they can hold off a union but if they used ...Jump to post
BoeingGuy wrote:I’m looking forward to flying the C-series. I work for Boeing and I still root for the C-series success. From what I understand, it’s an awesome airplane. I wish AS would buy some.
"the other point am making is the tag-on flights....they would have multiple connection opps at SDF under the routes (with tag alongs suggested). Why would DL make SDF a focus city? They may never choose to do that...BUT...AA or UA or WN or Jet Blue could choose to do that very thing....and it...Jump to post
Courtesy: Aviation Pros Allegiant Air Under Fire After '60 Minutes' Safety Report http://www.aviationpros.com/news/12408187/allegiant-air-under-fire-after-60-minutes-safety-report If this brings down Allegiant( and it won't) they'll all be asking where their cheap flight to Big Ears Town or the tim...Jump to post
Found an interesting read regarding this: http://www.theavgeek.net/jnorre/op-ed-aviation-and-the-media/ Wait, there's this in the article: As well as a better crew scheduling system that does not take crew away from home for months at a time. Don't they fly back to base every day? Isn't this one of...Jump to post
Then there were the usual central cast of airline neophytes and Allegiant passengers who don't love the smell of Skydrol in the morning recounting horrifying flights. I love me some burning Skydrol and non-functional oxygen masks on all my flights. :wink2: Hope they got those fixed, functional oxyg...Jump to post
Very few of Allegiant's target market watched that or will ever be aware of it. Not necessarily. I live in North Dakota and all local news facebook pages are shating this story. Many have over 100 comments, bot good and bad. There are 4 Allegiant stations in the state, so it is a relatively popular...Jump to post
It’s easy to right the segment off as a hit piece if you don’t like what they have to say. Facts are facts though. At one point Allegiant had major maintenance issues but things have gotten a lot better. I’m just surprised so many people think an engine failure is no big deal. Being in the industry...Jump to post
How could anyone say with a straight face this wasn't a hit piece on Allegiant? Because it was based on facts. Four times more incidents than other airlines. Something is not right. It makes no sense to defend this. Yup, it's also with the lowest fleet utilization in the business, where planes have...Jump to post
And... if the flight had been cancelled they would have bitched to high heaven as well.Jump to post
stlgph wrote:And down $14.20 in after hours trading. This will be a fun Monday.
Very few of Allegiant's target market watched that or will ever be aware of it.Jump to post
Union hit piece over firing a pilot. Ohhhhhhhhh. THAT GUY. I thought they were done with him. I'm pretty confident that he's the kind of guy that nobody would have wanted to fly with. Is this the one where he popped the slides and evac'd on the runway, putting passengers at risk, without ever confi...Jump to post
Union hit piece over firing a pilot that's evolving into a hit piece on the FAA for the first segment.
Briefly and quickly blew through mentioning that the MadDogs where the bulk of the problems and we're being phased out.
How strict are US airlines with carry on luggage? In Europe it doesn't seem like they are too strict with it. Southwest, not at all. Allegiant and other LCCs make bank like a small town speed trap. What most retailers in the US sell as carry ons rarely actually meet these requirement so when Joe Q ...Jump to post
I figure I might buy some Allegiant stock next week to hit the dip. They folks will get back to to going to Vegas, the beach and visit the zoo that is Orlando and rhey'll fly Allegiant cause they are cheap and likely the only nonstop option they have and dragging 5 year olds around makes that import...Jump to post
axiom wrote:rajincajun01 wrote:Because pink and flamingos will be popular in Branson, Chicago and Houston!
... because 98% of their flights begin or end in Florida.
Haven't watched 60 Minutes in quite awhile. Do they still end it with those Andy Rooney segments? I recall he had some pretty good knee slappers back in the day. No, they have hard hitting journalists like Oprah Winfrey doing segments these days. At this point, they'll have Maury Povich on doing &q...Jump to post
Well DAM is certainly a military target so it being leveled would be appropriate. Airport serves as gateway to endless supply flights from places like Iran and Russia. I wouldnt call anything that happened tonight "Appropriate" - I doubt there is any reason to bomb the airport other than ...Jump to post
I still think they are fishing to see how cheap Boeing would go on Max 7s in light of them still flirting with the C Series.Jump to post
Aren't they late to the party? Amazing how much more quiet it is concerning Allegiant since the pilots got a new contract. Hell, look at how quiet it's been here on A-Net since labor peace was reached. When us their expose on the sexual exploits of one of their own, Mr. Rose Well, their fleet age i...Jump to post
Aren't they late to the party? Amazing how much more quiet it is concerning Allegiant since the pilots got a new contract. Hell, look at how quiet it's been here on A-Net since labor peace was reached.
When will 60 Mins do an expose on the sexual exploits of one of their own, Mr. Rose?
Do the flight attendants say WOOooo! On take off and landing?Jump to post
This will add a little boost in traffic for a week starting next year:
https://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2 ... st-events/
Plus FedEx leased more ground from the airport to increase it's parking space for the upcoming Billion dollar hub expansion
I think that IAG made very big strategic mistake for two reason: 1. IAG's move helps DY to got new equity when needed.. Next time investors are more comfortable to give new equity to DY because IAG is knocking the door. DY need new equity maybe in coming months. This also helps DY to keep going whi...Jump to post
So if IAG is going to buy Norwegian, will Norwegian still be flying LGW-AUS when British Airways is flying a 747-400? LHR-AUS? The influx of 787s would speed up the phasing out of the of the 747s. BA's 747's aren't going to the boneyard that quickly. They have a rather high proportion of premium se...Jump to post
So if IAG is going to buy Norwegian, will Norwegian still be flying LGW-AUS when British Airways is flying a 747-400? LHR-AUS? BA are flying a 747 on LHR-AUS for this summer. It goes back to a 787 for winter 2018/19. Who knows how long it would take for IAG to acquire control of Norwegian, and inde...Jump to post
Right up there with Fornado's recent renewed interest in the C Series and E2s to duplicate 717 markets Airtran style that he has hinted at since joining Spirit. I imagone this is for Max 7s to pressure a soon to be Airbus owned C Series or A319 price down. How does Boeing's likely coming partnership...Jump to post
They serve DEN and SEA already. If this acquisition takes place the name NOrwegian and brand will disappear New destinations and it's hard to take any post from you on this subject seriously as you are very biased. And you are unbiased? I've got zero skin in the game. I want choices and opportuniti...Jump to post
Isn't it about time for Norwegian to start announcing new routes for 2019. I recall the likelihood of DEN and SEA to either MAD or BCN. The Norwegian A321LRs due in 2019 would also help out any planned Aer Lingus TATL expansion. The 787s could be spread out. Some for contiued branding for Scandinav...Jump to post
Isn't it about time for Norwegian to start announcing new routes for 2019. I recall the likelihood of DEN and SEA to either MAD or BCN. The Norwegian A321LRs due in 2019 would also help out any planned Aer Lingus TATL expansion. The 787s could be spread out. Some for contiued branding for Scandinavi...Jump to post
Random comment... I flew through MEM for the first time ever the last couple days. I was floored by how barren the apron looked. I've never seen anything like the B concourse before. All those gates and not a single thing out there except for some old jet bridges. I thought I'd read somewhere (mayb...Jump to post