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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 34
Views: 3081

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

People are reading way to much into a job posting.

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any new low cost carriers to MIA?
Replies: 16
Views: 729

Re: Any new low cost carriers to MIA?

I've heard that Norwegian is looking at doing their Argentina ops out of MIA instead of FLL, so let's see. They already run a split operation from New York/Newark/Stewart and Boston/Providence, so it wouldn't be a first. It would make sense given existing traffic patterns between MIA and EZE (and C...

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any new low cost carriers to MIA?
Replies: 16
Views: 729

Re: Any new low cost carriers to MIA?

I've heard that Norwegian is looking at doing their Argentina ops out of MIA instead of FLL, so let's see. They already run a split operation from New York/Newark/Stewart and Boston/Providence, so it wouldn't be a first.

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US international Routes Pax Counts for 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 3471

Re: Largest US international Routes Pax Counts for 2017

It would be cool to know the top Airports with number of foreign carriers operating. My guess: JFK LAX MIA SFO ORD IAD BOS SEA EWR FLL MIA I believe has the most foreign carriers. It's served by more airlines than any U.S. airport, although that includes cargo carriers. All those little LatAm/Carib...

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for MIA (route wise)?
Replies: 13
Views: 835

Re: What's next for MIA (route wise)?

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Geminijets101 wrote:
Please don't say MIA - East Asia. that's probably not going to happen soon.


Maybe, maybe not.

https://www.thenextmiami.com/tourism-ch ... in-a-year/

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US international Routes Pax Counts for 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 3471

Re: Largest US international Routes Pax Counts for 2017

For Latin interesting to see only two routes from MIA. Was always under impression Miami was US hub for Latin America flying especially with the benefit of AA hub feed. It is. But the largest U.S.-LatAm market is Mexico, and MIA is not a major U.S.-Mexico hub (although MIAMEX and MIACUN are probabl...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A list of top 10 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes by 2017 pax traffic worldwide
Replies: 42
Views: 6609

Re: A list of top 10 intercontinental long-haul routes by 2017 pax traffic worldwide

MalevTU134 wrote:
No LAX-NRT or LAX-HND in that list? Probably due to the division of traffic between those airports, as you say. In total, LAX-TYO traffic must be larger than LAX-SEL.


With the huge Korean immigrant population in LA, Seoul has long been LA's biggest Asia market, not Tokyo.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 63
Views: 4255

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018

ooslc wrote:
ANC probably has a low load factor, but does the cargo revenue make up for that?


The low load factor is driven by all the subsidized intra-Alaska flying. Remove those flights, and ANC's load factor is likely anything but low.

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by MAH4546
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 195
Views: 19184

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

and NK is shifting some of their international flying to MCO. Not sure why people keep stating this blatantly false information. MCO expansion is being funded by ending some West Coast routes. FLL is not seeing any decreases this winter to fund MCO. In fact NK is adding more frequencies from FLL, a...

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by MAH4546
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH
Replies: 87
Views: 11210

Re: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH

It's interesting that AA cannot maintain daily year round service on LAX-NRT. They have the benefit of a JV with JL for onward connections, and a large FF base in LAX. . AA flies two daily LAXTYO flights - one to Narita and one to Hanesa. Reducing Narita during off peak seems reasonable. There cont...

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by MAH4546
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH
Replies: 87
Views: 11210

Re: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH

AA LAX-PEK NOV 1.0>0.8 DEC 1.0>0.9 AA LAX-PVG DEC 1.0>0.8 AA ORD-PVG NOV 1.0>0.6 DEC 1.0>0.6 JAN 1.0>0.8 AA is sure pulling a lot of capacity out of China this winter. ORD-PEK gets canceled and PEK/PVG both see cuts. I'll be curious to see if any of the other US carriers object or make a bid for an...

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by MAH4546
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 195
Views: 19184

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

klm617 wrote:
MAH4546 wrote:
JetBlue Mint on DTW-LAX.

Now I’ve heard everything.


Awesome isn't it :-)


Inane is more like it. LOT will fly to Detroit (also not happening) before JetBlue adds Mint on DTW-LAX.

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by MAH4546
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 195
Views: 19184

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

JetBlue Mint on DTW-LAX.

Now I’ve heard everything.

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Major Expansion at MCO
Replies: 54
Views: 5897

Re: NK Major Expansion at MCO

And since this NK network adjustment just happened this past week, we will have to actually wait and see if there are any cutbacks in FLL. There clearly have been some minor adjustments already. . There have been no minor adjustments at all at FLL, where are you getting that info? Are you confusing...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Major Expansion at MCO
Replies: 54
Views: 5897

Re: NK Major Expansion at MCO

Some of this is also coming from FLL cuts: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/279090/spirit-airlines-sep-nov-2018-ft-lauderdale-caribbeancentral-america-service-changes/ All those FLL cuts are temporary seasonal adjustments for the slow fall travel period. FALL is the high season in ...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Major Expansion at MCO
Replies: 54
Views: 5897

Re: NK Major Expansion at MCO

Thanks for breaking it down. Sunday’s OAG will be interesting re: looking to see if there are in fact large FLL drawdown. It won't be interesting at all. The schedules are loaded. This is new flying. None of it replaces FLL flying. Let's see if this lasts longer than the failed Houston experiment. ...

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Major Expansion at MCO
Replies: 54
Views: 5897

Re: NK Major Expansion at MCO

Thanks for breaking it down. Sunday’s OAG will be interesting re: looking to see if there are in fact large FLL drawdown. It won't be interesting at all. The schedules are loaded. This is new flying. None of it replaces FLL flying. Let's see if this lasts longer than the failed Houston experiment.

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Major Expansion at MCO
Replies: 54
Views: 5897

Re: NK Major Expansion at MCO

msycajun wrote:


All those FLL cuts are temporary seasonal adjustments for the slow fall travel period.

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?--2018
Replies: 162
Views: 11475

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?--2018

There's real concern among Tampa Bay leaders that Brightline's expansion to MCO could drive European/Latin visitors who want to do the Mouse + Beach to South Florida. It's not really going to change anything. That's currently the case. Combining Miami and Orlando in one vacation is incredibly popul...

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit launches AVL
Replies: 28
Views: 2684

Re: Spirit launches AVL

Asheville is a big market from South Florida. Allegiant will fly it twice daily starting in October. It’s rare to see Allegiant fly something daily, let alone twice daily.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces GSO
Replies: 51
Views: 4776

Re: Spirit announces GSO

It's always surprised me how little Florida service there is from GSO. You have two daily RJs to Miami and then the non-daily Allegiant service to PIE and SFB. There's room for more.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1002
Views: 82853

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Does anyone have the LFs for the LY flight from BOS? Also, the change means LY will have first-class flying to BOS, the 767 did not have first. If the 767s are getting retired could this just be the placeholder until the airline starts receiving 787-8s? El Al's "first class" is worse than...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1002
Views: 82853

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Does anyone have the LFs for the LY flight from BOS? Also, the change means LY will have first-class flying to BOS, the 767 did not have first. If the 767s are getting retired could this just be the placeholder until the airline starts receiving 787-8s? El Al's "first class" is worse than...

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by MAH4546
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL
Replies: 49
Views: 5451

Re: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL

Very surprising fact...one would think that Madrileños have magnificent beaches down on the south coast of Spain or in Portugal or in Majorca...and off they go...to Miami!...bizarre world... Faro So the rule is you only go to the nearest beach? Miami is more than just a stretch of beach. i think yo...

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by MAH4546
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL
Replies: 49
Views: 5451

Re: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL

There is a stark difference between Northern Europe / UK and Mediterranean Europe, where Florida as a holiday destination is virtually nonexistent Umm wrong. South Florida is a very popular holiday destination in Spain. MAD-MIA is by far the second largest market in the US from Madrid after New Yor...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL
Replies: 49
Views: 5451

Re: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL

I don't see flying into FLL as a problem, especially if they play it like AD did in Brazil and sell the flight as having the destination: "Miami (Fort Lauderdale)" in order to attract customers not familiar with the area. It's worked out pretty well for AD, and they don't even undercut th...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL
Replies: 49
Views: 5451

Re: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL

MIA is a big AA hub so does anyone know how many of those 650.000 continued onward? I am sure the MAD end sees quite a few transfers. The O&D is upwards of 300 PDEW. The market is massive. One of the single largest U.S.-Europe markets that does not touch London or New York. Probably in the top ...

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone serving MIA-IAD?
Replies: 17
Views: 2801

Re: Anyone serving MIA-IAD?

I bet Frontier starts it back up.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 expanding in AVL
Replies: 17
Views: 1777

Re: G4 expanding in AVL

Double daily on FLL-AVL is impressive - does Allegiant fly much of anything else at double daily? It's a big local market because Asheville is such a popular second home place for South Floridians and visa-versa. This is probably one of the few routes where the traffic is mostly coming from Florida,...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 3718

Re: South Florida aviation thread - 2018

American will add service to Knoxville and Greer (double daily each) in December, but end service to Dulles. Cathay Pacific CEO reiterates the airlines' desire to fly to Miami: The carrier will start its longest ever flights – 17 hours non-stop – to Washington from September, and “would love to fly ...

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by MAH4546
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes that all US Big 3 fly?
Replies: 20
Views: 2819

Re: Routes that all US Big 3 fly?

AA, DL, and UA all also serve TYO, NYC, and WAS nonstop from LAX, but NRT, HND, JFK, EWR, IAD, and DCA do not have nonstop service from LAX on all 3 of the US3. To be clear AA HND-LAX UA NRT-LAX DL HND-LAX DL doesn't serve NYC from Tokyo anymore. With NH, JL, AA and UA on the route, DL stopped serv...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018
Replies: 186
Views: 14323

Re: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018

wedgetail737 wrote:
David_itl wrote:
Great to see yet another international airline commencing service to SEA! Next is Cologne in June (another summer).


With Eurowings winding down Cologne long-haul ops, I'm sure this is the last summer for it.

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde route question
Replies: 39
Views: 6211

Re: Concorde route question

BA also flew LHR-IAD-MIA return during the 80s at least. I have several photos of G-BOAG on the a.net competitor's site taken from the MIA observation deck on 12 February 1987. https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/30185 https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/30192 Yes, Miami was a regular Concorde destination ...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 234
Views: 25798

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

A few Fall/winter additions were announced today LGA-CHS starts 8/25 LGA-SAV starts 8/25 DFW-DRT starts 11/14 DFW-SRQ starts 12/19 DFW-BUF starts 12/19 DFW-ILM starts 12/19 MIA-TYS starts 12/19 MIA- GSP starts 12/19 MIA-IAD. Ends Dec 19 To clarify, American Eagle will discontinue it's one daily Mia...

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by MAH4546
Thu May 31, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 3718

Re: South Florida aviation thread - 2018

jbpdx wrote:
Did AA drop SLC-MIA? I don’t remember any announcement. It’s not on Skyscanner or FlightView this winter. It’s still listed on MIA website as a nonstop. It’s not on AA’s route map.


It's winter seasonal.

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by MAH4546
Sun May 27, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/27/2018:AA Drops LAX-MBJ;XE Changes Cali Network;P1/J1/4P Swaps;4O Drops SAT/IAH-BJX
Replies: 45
Views: 7282

Re: OAG Changes 5/27/2018:AA Drops LAX-MBJ;XE Changes Cali Network;P1/J1/4P Swaps;4O Drops SAT/IAH-BJX

FAQ Because LAS is higher yield? *XE BUR-CCR JUL 0.9>3 AUG 0.9>3 SEP 0.8>0 OCT 0.9>0 NOV 0.9>0 DEC 0.8>0 JAN 0.9>0 FEB 0.9>0 *XE BUR-LAS JUL 0.5>5 AUG 0.4>6 *XE BUR-OAK JUL 1.2>3 AUG 1.2>3 SEP 1.1>0 OCT 1.2>0 NOV 1.1>0 DEC 1.1>0 JAN 1.2>0 FEB 1.1>0 XE BUR-SJC JUL 0.6>0.2 AUG 0.6>0.1 *XE LAS-OAK JUL...

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by MAH4546
Sat May 26, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta ends JFK-Havana, return authority
Replies: 73
Views: 6520

Re: Delta ends JFK-Havana, return authority

It's rather easy to visit to be honest. All you have to do, for jetBlue at least, is just go up to the dedicated desk in FLL and pay the Visa fee. Done. Enjoy your trip. Except, the last time I checked, for American travelers, there are 12 specific categories under which a trip must fall under in o...

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by MAH4546
Sat May 26, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta ends JFK-Havana, return authority
Replies: 73
Views: 6520

Re: Delta ends JFK-Havana, return authority

enilria wrote:
If this didn’t work, DL’s MIA won’t work. Sure it’s a bigger market, but DL is barely anything in MIA.


If DL's MIAHAV isn't working, why is Delta adding a second daily MIAHAV this fall?

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by MAH4546
Fri May 18, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA seeks DOT approval to downgauge Cuba service to regional partners
Replies: 26
Views: 4528

Re: AA seeks DOT approval to downgauge Cuba service to regional partners

HPRamper wrote:
Has anyone yet shown they are making money or filling planes with all-mainline to Cuba? Seems quite the opposite....I've seen nothing but downgrades and cuts.


Delta and American been approved to add capacity to MIA-HAV; Southwest and jetBlue the same on FLL-HAV.

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by MAH4546
Thu May 17, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA seeks DOT approval to downgauge Cuba service to regional partners
Replies: 26
Views: 4528

Re: AA seeks DOT approval to downgauge Cuba service to regional partners

If AA can't make mainline work on Miami-Havana there's really no hope. Asking for the flexibility to downgrade to an RJ does not equal "cannot make Miami-Havana work." Miami-Havana is about the only thing that is working, hence multiple airlines fought for additional frequencies a month a...

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by MAH4546
Thu May 17, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?
Replies: 53
Views: 13833

Re: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?

Jetblue has moved into an amazing niche. A "premium" airline that dominates economy AND business class transcon flying out of BOS/JFK/FLL. AS is significantly reducing transcon flying since they can't compete and AA is slowly pulling down JFK to focus more on PHL. AA is not "slowly p...

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by MAH4546
Wed May 16, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 22148

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

You can fill a plane from so many U.S. cities to India with ease - Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles, Boston, Philadelphia and on and on. That doesn't mean a flight is happening. Yields suck and distance is too long. I don't think we'll see Delta re-enter India.

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by MAH4546
Sun May 13, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 3718

Re: South Florida aviation thread - 2018

Are there any international operators that fly into MIA early morning and park their aircraft all day for a late departure out of MIA? There used to be a ton, but now all the airlines operate daylight flights back to Latin America, like LATAM and Aerolineas Argentinas. Avianca Brazil parks all day,...

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by MAH4546
Fri May 11, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS astonishing LON growth market, surpasses several US markets
Replies: 56
Views: 9642

Re: AUS astonishing LON growth market, surpasses several US markets

These aren't local traffic numbers, it's how many people fly non-stop between them regardless of origin/destination. With more capacity to LON than BWI, TPA, etc., I'd hope it's higher.

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by MAH4546
Tue May 08, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 3718

Re: South Florida aviation thread - 2018

SAS from December 2018 is increasing operational frequencies on Copenhagen – Miami route, where the airline re-introduces 3rd weekly frequency from 13DEC18. Also increasing MIA-ARN to 2w. So there will be one daily flight to Miami, routing as follows: Mo: OSL-MIA-CPH Tu: CPH-MIA-CPH We: ARN-MIA-ARN...

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by MAH4546
Sun May 06, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAN, MIA to Punta Cana to SCL
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: LAN, MIA to Punta Cana to SCL

This route has operated for over twenty five years. At a time, it was the on,y service between. The United States and PUJ.

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by MAH4546
Thu May 03, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Airlines To Miami By Next Year?
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

Re: Japan Airlines To Miami By Next Year?

A Miami-Tokyo flight is to serve the large local market between Miami - and Florida - and Asia. That's it. Sure, some people will connect to Nassau or Lima or Guatemala City - but that's not what drives any trans-Pacific flight from Miami.

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by MAH4546
Thu May 03, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Airlines To Miami By Next Year?
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

Re: Japan Airlines To Miami By Next Year?

MIA is not only a tourism destination but also the primary gateway to Latin America ...just let me finish your statement: "...for the US". Miami might be a gateway for Latin America for the US. Period. Not for the rest of the world. No, absolutely not. It is a Latin America gateway for th...

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by MAH4546
Wed May 02, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 234
Views: 25798

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

MAH - why are you so certain of BA dropping DFW rather than keeping their flight and AA just adding one more? I'm not certain, but I heard that's what's going to happen. But the release by AA does not make mention, so it very well might be that BA isn't going anywhere. Five daily DFWLHR in the wint...

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