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by jbs2886
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 134
Views: 13317

Re: IRe: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

I believe only ARN is ending (already not available for sale); CPH still seems to be around for S18. Do you have confirmation of CPH ending? USA Today says ARN and SVO are ending. https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2017/09/21/delta-ending-moscow-stockholm-flights-beefs-up-o...

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by jbs2886
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners
Replies: 93
Views: 12463

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

Interested in the breakdown of orders/options. Another earlier article indicated 10 orders with 30 options.

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by jbs2886
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 134
Views: 13317

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Very surprising they are canceling EWR-AMS but keeping EWR-CDG? I believe it will be just united operating EWR-AMS but EWR-CDG will have 2 United 2 laCompagne and just 1 Delta. Where was it announced that EWR-AMS is ending? I missed that. Delta’s seasonal service between New York JFK and both Mosco...

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by jbs2886
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ eyes non-stop AKL-ORD and EWR flights, eyes A350/B777X
Replies: 46
Views: 5863

Re: Air New Zealand eyes non-stop AKL - USA flights

Air New Zealand plans to fly non-stop from Auckland to New York City and Chicago once the airline orders and recieves either the A350ULR or B777X. According to the airline's CEO, Chris Luxon, the new flights aims primarily for “premium leisure travelers” rather than “corporate travelers. The airlin...

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by jbs2886
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 134
Views: 13317

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

That's not true because over the next 2 years Delta is adding 600 seats in the ATL Asia market. 210 seats a day in a market it a lot that almost 1500 a week in lost revenue that is going to another airport Here's a very useful and detailed article which covers the subject of Asia capacity reduction...

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by jbs2886
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 134
Views: 13317

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Someone will really be happy that DTW is getting another daily international flight. They'll be upset that they didn't get DTW-DUB or MAN though. Seriously however, great adds for DL and I can imagine that all these flights will do well. Or that this flight is on DL metal instead of AF. Said person...

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by jbs2886
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL orders additional 787s
Replies: 34
Views: 8206

Re: JAL orders additional 787s

Good news, and -8s. Would hope for more, but will take these for now!

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean evaluating A320neo and 737 MAX
Replies: 11
Views: 1472

Re: Aegean evaluating A320neo and 737 MAX

Just gonna be another neo order. That's probably the likely outcome. Lower switching costs. Yes, the seat costs are slightly higher vs the 737-8 (which is admittedly a bigger jet) but so many European airlines are going A320neo already its no big deal. And the A321 has more commonality with the A32...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL dropping PHL-CDG?
Replies: 83
Views: 10594

Re: DL dropping PHL-CDG?

DL financials are posted BEFORE taxes in an attempt to make it look much larger than it really is. Must be a 'Southern thing." As for JV, tell all of us what feed DL has at PHL? Since none of the JV partners you mention fly say MEM, or ROC, or MLI to PHL I have no idea what feed you would be t...

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by jbs2886
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL dropping PHL-CDG?
Replies: 83
Views: 10594

Re: DL dropping PHL-CDG?

Little feed? DL has a hub in CDG.. If an airline is dependent on its foreign partner's hub to feed a route to be profitable then it has made an unwise choice. They do have this little thing called a JV. There's no "dependency" going on. In that case UA and AA are making "unwise"...

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by jbs2886
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 239
Views: 22843

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block

If there ever come a day, when Boeing directors have to take hat off and go to bank to get loan. First thing what bankster do is he check Boeings balance sheet. After that he can give quickly answer: so you used all your money to pump up your market value and now you ask more money from me. NO WAY!...

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by jbs2886
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to axe NRT-GUM
Replies: 85
Views: 13333

Re: Delta to axe NRT-GUM

I listed Tokyo and hk also. Skyteam is definitely the weakest to these 3 markets. Star alliance is obviously strong to Singapore and Tokyo. One world is strong to Tokyo and Hong Kong. It's also strong to Singapore from New York due to the cx connection through hk. Check concur and see what I mean h...

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by jbs2886
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to axe NRT-GUM
Replies: 85
Views: 13333

Re: Delta to axe NRT-GUM

Right have you checked the j fares on china eastern and china southern to different Asian destination? Have you checked the y fares? If there are such massive business markets, then why are the fares on these airlines so low? The anti corruption drive has had huge effect on china aviation industry?...

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by jbs2886
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 301
Views: 30322

Re: DL Future Expansion

Thanks. When I look at Delta investor presentations I see nothing really focused on revenue growth, it's all about cost/profit/balance sheet performance. There's very little long term focus on the international network at all, relative to the market overall, which seems problematic. You kind of ans...

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by jbs2886
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to axe NRT-GUM
Replies: 85
Views: 13333

Re: Delta to axe NRT-GUM

I am as nostalgic as anyone about the NRT operation. I've been a lifelong DL widget-bleeding fan, and I get this - yet am sad. I'm convinced we will see Asia for DL become more like Europe for DL. A few years ago (early part of this decade?) DL stopped their last onward Europe destination of India ...

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by jbs2886
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential
Replies: 208
Views: 23160

Re: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential

A350 can carry twice the cargo compared to 789 on top of 300 passengers on long flights. While that is probably possible based on weight for a narrow set of routes and requirements, its worth nothing that the 787-9 and A350-900 both can take the same number of LD3s (36). In typical operations the A...

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by jbs2886
Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential
Replies: 208
Views: 23160

Re: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential

Perhaps the PMUS pricing was so low that Airbus would welcome cancellation?? The problem is Airbus doesn't want to be locked out of AA's widebody fleet. We are talking about one of the largest airlines in the world here. So they will fight to make sure AA sticks with the A350 or convert to A330neo ...

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by jbs2886
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 239
Views: 22843

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

I admittedly don't know that much about commercial aircraft assembly lines and re-tooling, but could they be accelerating so that they can eventually free-up some line space to create an MOM line in early-mid 2020s? Highly unlikely. The MOM will either take over 767/747 lines or will be an entirely...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada, pilots reach deal for more aircraft at Rouge
Replies: 32
Views: 4621

Re: Air Canada, pilots reach deal for more aircraft at Rouge

A little more info here: http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/air-canada-provides-further-details-on-amendments-to-long-term-collective-agreement-with-pilots-644265893.html The amendments support Air Canada's strategic business plan for profitable growth network wide, for both mainline and Rouge in...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 239
Views: 22843

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

Working on clearing out the backlog so Boeing can get cracking on the 787MAX? :-) I admittedly don't know that much about commercial aircraft assembly lines and re-tooling, but could they be accelerating so that they can eventually free-up some line space to create an MOM line in early-mid 2020s? H...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 301
Views: 30322

Re: DL Future Expansion

I'd guess we'd see DL metal into CDG from LAX before PDX. Why compete with AF? Isn't their JV metal neutral? Brand presence to better leverage POS preferences - not unlike what DL and VS have been doing with metal swaps in hubs served by both carriers. Unlikely, unless DL changes its position on Eu...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 239
Views: 22843

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

I wouldn't take Leeham's pessimism as gospel - not to get into the Leeham debate again though. And even with all the pessimism we have been hearing about widebody orders, the 787 is already 70% of the way to matching 2016's and 2015's orders with 25% of the year remaining so a slight rate increase ...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 239
Views: 22843

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

Perhaps the increase in monthly production rates is short-term, and reflects that customers who had deep discounts and flexible launch-style contract T&C's, have now all been rolled for the last time, capped to the early 20's. Presumably, the majority will lock in those prices. Could be. Boeing...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 239
Views: 22843

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

Making a quick calculation with the 700 in the backlog and a mid 2019 date for the raise to 14 per month the 787 production line is still completely filled until the end of 2021. I suspect a fair number of those aircraft won't be delivered by 2021 so there is likely positions available. We already ...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 239
Views: 22843

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

AA has 58 options that could become firm if they drop the A350 order. AA doesn't have to drop the A350 to firm all of its options. It may decide to take the options and the A350s... Either way, not really sure what the relevance of the post is? Are we listing out all options for Boeing 787s? :lol:

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines unveils San Francisco Giants A321 livery
Replies: 64
Views: 10798

Re: Alaska Airlines unveils San Francisco Giants A321 livery

Great paint scheme for my favorite baseball team. Too bad it's on the wrong kind of plane. ;) Haha, as someone who lives 20 minutes from the main factory in Everett, I hear you. But, I am still not thrilled that Tilden said he was a Boeing guy because his dad worked there. AS should buy what makes ...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 239
Views: 22843

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

Making a quick calculation with the 700 in the backlog and a mid 2019 date for the raise to 14 per month the 787 production line is still completely filled until the end of 2021. So far this year Boeing booked / announced just over 100 firm orders / MoUs & Commitments. With a bit of luck this c...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 239
Views: 22843

Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

http://www.seattletimes.com/business/bo ... per-month/
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As in the title, production will increase from 12 to 14x per month in 2019. There was some expectation that Boeing would not increase production due to the downturn in wide body orders.

http://www.seattletimes.com/business/bo ... per-month/

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ME3 carriers enter talk about aircraft deferrals
Replies: 31
Views: 5835

Re: ME3 carriers enter talk about aircraft deferrals

There are more carriers than just the ME3 in the gulf region. And I'm not sure why the focus is on just the ME3. We see LH making noises about deferrals. As nice as the A350 order was for UA, in essence it was a five year deferral of a whole lot of A350s. CX is also deferring. What we probably are ...

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 584
Views: 153092

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

First AA 737 MAX has been painted. https://imagr.eu/up/6ZyqV_DJk-ePtWAAIPab9.jpg https://twitter.com/FlyingHighRyan/status/907825981892780034 Incredible! The livery suits the sportiness of the MAX 8 well! Eager to fly on it! Really? I find it underwhelming with the lack of anything on the winglets.

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by jbs2886
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH to place order for 25 widebodies by end of 2017
Replies: 205
Views: 43981

Re: MH to place order for 25 widebodies by end of 2017

Boeing news release http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2017-09-12-Boeing-Malaysia-Airlines-Sign-Memorandum-of-Understanding-for-16-Airplanes?sf113471564=1 = 8 x 787-9 8 x 737MAX-8 The MOU signed includes 8 787-9's by converting 8 existing 737MAX orders plus the 8 737MAX8 are purchase rights Those 737MAX o...

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by jbs2886
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 616
Views: 53871

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

It is the September Air Service Update. There aren't any words to parse. You must be thinking about September Air Traffic Statistics. Edit: I really wish they would update the Alaska logo/typeface. I agree. If you look on the nonstop list, the SFO nonstop has Alaska logo and not Virgin. I'll be cur...

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by jbs2886
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United opens new summer seasonal routes from EWR to OPO, KEF and ZRH as well as route extensions
Replies: 89
Views: 12877

Re: United opens new summer seasonal routes!

[*]

stlgph wrote:
There's soon to be a space around 11:45 a.m.


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by jbs2886
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United opens new summer seasonal routes from EWR to OPO, KEF and ZRH as well as route extensions
Replies: 89
Views: 12877

Re: United opens new summer seasonal routes!

"was first curious as to what aircraft would be used on SFO-ZRH. I expected a 763 but the 787 is a great surprise! I wonder if any of the shorter transatlantic routes with upgauge to a 767 after they start. Hopefully!" No more 767's at SFO. Other then an occasional a/c sub or diversion th...

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by jbs2886
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan trims ORD / SEA / SJC frequencies for W17
Replies: 29
Views: 4401

Re: Hainan trims ORD / SEA / SJC frequencies for W17

Is service too frothy or is ORD miserable in the winter? I'm genuinely curious if this is a seasonal thing vs a true market effect. ORD seems to have an overcapacity problem to China right now Agreed, as does SEA. For a city and combined statistical area not even in the top 10 for the US, SEA has f...

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by jbs2886
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 301
Views: 30322

Re: DL Future Expansion

Please provide me with a link to where I can find MKE to JFK nonstops Its true DL only flies to LGA. But why all this talk about MKE to ATL. What would prevent people from just connecting through DTW on DL. Pretty similar to connecting through ORD. Because you can only get one stop service over DTW...

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by jbs2886
Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 616
Views: 53871

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

...actually clicking on it, might clear up the confusion. ;) so its an air service update published in September not actually september air service update Air Service in that it is showing the number of scheduled seats according to the carriers. Doesn't account for cancellations and doesn't show ho...

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by jbs2886
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 34617

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

To me the news here is that UA has changed their fleet strategy yet again. First it was 359 to replace 744, then 3510 to replace 744, then 773ER to replace 744 and 3510 for ?, and now 359 to replace 772ER. And that is just this order without getting into the narrowbodies! I think UA needs to come u...

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by jbs2886
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 34617

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

The 77W caused clear problems for UAs strategic fleet plan and the 35J. UA will have some of the last 77Ws off the line, those aircraft are not going to need to be replaced for many years. IF (big IF) the 35J/77X is as good as A & B claim they are and fuel costs reis significantly, these aircra...

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by jbs2886
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 301
Views: 30322

Re: DL Future Expansion

I could see DL starting an RIC to SLC flight. UA started an RIC to DEN that quickly went mainline and has been quite successful.....usually flying an A319. So why not DL to its western hub? DL already has a large presence at RIC with flights to ATL....DTW...MSP....LGA....JFK.....CVG and BOS. Why no...

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by jbs2886
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21676

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Congrats to Indy. A tremendous add for them. DL basically just moved their ORD-CDG flight 167 miles south No, DL did not move AFs ORD-CDG service 167 miles south. AF will now run the ORD-CDG flight year-round. The trolls are eager to punish ORD! ORD will still have a UA 77E, AA 788, and AF 332 to C...

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by jbs2886
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 301
Views: 30322

Re: DL Future Expansion

I would look toward where DL has a huge FF base, and what immediately comes to mind is BNA, MCI, AUS, PVD and JAX I can see the first 3 getting AMS service, with the latter 2 getting seasonal AMS or CDG service. JAX is the shot in the dark though. I would remove BNA and PVD. I don't think DL is jum...

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by jbs2886
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 301
Views: 30322

Re: DL Future Expansion

MSY yes, MKE is risky because it is hard to determine demand to Europe with so much bleed to ORD. FLL/PVD would be odd.... MKE could also draw from the wealthier north shore of Chicago. Its historically been strong for NW. But, no idea - this strategy on the whole has not been tested thoroughly and...

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by jbs2886
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 301
Views: 30322

Re: DL Future Expansion

I would look toward where DL has a huge FF base, and what immediately comes to mind is BNA, MCI, AUS, PVD and JAX I can see the first 3 getting AMS service, with the latter 2 getting seasonal AMS or CDG service. JAX is the shot in the dark though. I would remove BNA and PVD. I don't think DL is jum...

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by jbs2886
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 301
Views: 30322

Re: DL Future Expansion

I would look toward where DL has a huge FF base, and what immediately comes to mind is BNA, MCI, AUS, PVD and JAX I can see the first 3 getting AMS service, with the latter 2 getting seasonal AMS or CDG service. JAX is the shot in the dark though. I would remove BNA and PVD. I don't think DL is jum...

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by jbs2886
Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan trims ORD / SEA / SJC frequencies for W17
Replies: 29
Views: 4401

Re: Hainan trims ORD / SEA / SJC frequencies for W17

Is service too frothy or is ORD miserable in the winter? I'm genuinely curious if this is a seasonal thing vs a true market effect. ORD seems to have an overcapacity problem to China right now Yet capacity is down, at least from the US carrier side, from UA moving from 744s and AA down to 788s. Pro...

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by jbs2886
Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21676

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Yep, but it least it means IN won't be on the hook if this route doesn't do well, and if it does do well and IN has to pay up it will be worth it because DL or other carriers will be likely to add more flights. Why would airlines be more likely to add flights? Are you saying you believe the market ...

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by jbs2886
Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21676

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Hope it does good We (RDU) Need WOW Air to take a look at us I'd say the same for IND Most cities the size of RDU would be thrilled for the flights RDU has, IND needed this flight. Lets not get so greedy we all have to have WOW Air et al. There is a bad habit of people to think their airport deserv...

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by jbs2886
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21676

Re: DL add IND-CDG

CHI2DFW wrote:
Congrats Indy and welcome to the TATL club! Indiana is pro-business and pulling in companies and residents from their incompetent neighbor to the west. I hope this route does well!


Seriously? Incompetent neighbor to the west? Keep the politics out of this.

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by jbs2886
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21676

Re: DL add IND-CDG

I sure hope they don't have to use it all, and it is only for two years. That's a pretty steep price, but most "economic development" incentives end up being. Still, you have to offer them as long as someone else is. Ironically, DL seems to be the airline that demands the most $ for non-h...

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