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by MAH4546
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ONT test running charter flights to China
Replies: 43
Views: 5223

Re: ONT test running charter flights to China

. Those tourists willing to fly tjhis far to the US for gambling are unlikely to be satisified by those facilities available near ONT. You should probably tell that to the various buses I see at some of the local casinos along with the outlet malls between ONT and LAS. I know this from driving to a...

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by MAH4546
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion at CLT
Replies: 31
Views: 5640

Re: AA Expansion at CLT

chrisp390 wrote:
I heard there was supposed to be a PEK route in the works. Anyone know the status of this?


There is no status, no such route is in the works.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 857
Views: 59382

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

flymco753 wrote:
F9 adds 4x weekly MIA-DTW 320


Loaded as daily now.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 293
Views: 32073

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

AA can't be too happy about this lol Some of these markets have been ripe for some nonstop service; AA's just ignored it and/or hasn't had the right equipment. That said, how much do you want to bet we see at least a winter seasonal 1x daily E75 MIA-BUF? I think AA may enter all the new ones except...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 293
Views: 32073

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

MIA is also getting flights to 3w to Buffalo, 4w to Trenton, and, and this shocks me in frequency, double daily to Islip. This is in addition to Milwaukee, Providence, Cincinnati, Cleveland, a Detroit and resumption of LaGuardia. Plus Islip is getting a daily to PBI, so F9 is going all out at Islip....

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by MAH4546
Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Specific A/C types at an airline that only serve one destination?
Replies: 23
Views: 2888

Re: Specific A/C types at an airline that only serve one destination?

I think LATAM Argentina's 767s only fly to Miami.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 293
Views: 32073

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

BTVB6Flyer wrote:
So far seeing TPA-PVD/CMH on the TPA side....still looking.


TPA is getting IND, MCI, PVD, LAS and COS.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 293
Views: 32073

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

The dates now say "Booking through 04/07/2018", no new routes are up yet, but should be soon :-). They are starting to show up. Miami is getting Cincinnati (3w), Cleveland (3w), Detroit (4w), Milwaukee (daily), Providence (daily), San Juan (daily, and a redeye!) among current Frontier sta...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 293
Views: 32073

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

What routes will be axed at the expense of the new routes? I cannot keep up from F9. Never know which cities or days of the week they fly... Really need an online timetable. It's in the OAG thread. There are a ton of routes ending Oct 3/Oct 4. Some "seasonally" I'm sure, but they were pre...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 293
Views: 32073

Re: Frontier To Announce 8 New Routes From MIA

MIA officials and Frontier executives will hold a press conference tomorrow (July 18) to announce the plans. Five of the new routes are not currently flown by any airline. Any guesses? - Miami :airplane: Based on the flurry of information I'm going to guess TTN (new) GRR (new) OKC (new) MKE (new) O...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 293
Views: 32073

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

They are dropping a lot of flying on October 3rd and 4th. I think close to two dozen routes including a lot from RDU, CVG and CLE.

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 151
Views: 12600

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

If Norwegian comes to Tampa, I'd be surprised if it was anything other than Gatwick. TPA already has LGW. I don't know if Norwegian has ever launched a destination with CDG before LGW but it would make much more sense to start a new route than split it with BA. They've already started CDG from MCO ...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 293
Views: 32073

Re: Frontier to announce MIA expansion

BTVB6Flyer wrote:
Coupling with was is noted on the OKC F9 thread, MIA-OKC/BUF/GRR?


None of those would surprise me. Nor would some combination of CLE, CVG, LAX, TTN, LGA, MKE, PVD, COS and ISP.

Now let's see which ones last more than six months!

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 293
Views: 32073

Frontier to announce MIA expansion

Frontier has set a press conference for tomorrow to announce eight new routes from MIA, five of which are not currently served. Frontier currently flies to Miami from Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas and Philadelphia. It has flown from Havana and Washington-Dulles in the past. It also seasonally ...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS picks up DL TATL for SXSW
Replies: 23
Views: 3557

Re: AUS picks up DL TATL for SXSW

I know this flight only operates for a couple weeks, but it's amazing to see how much TATL service AUS has garnered especially when you consider just a few years ago the city had never seen any transoceanic service. I do wonder if SAT, which is 80 miles to the SW, will ever see any kind of TO servi...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 151
Views: 12600

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

If Norwegian starts TPA, it'll likely be just from LGW and I'll stand by that opinion. If a market other than LGW is added, I'd say it would be from CPH or OSL, because despite the non-existent local market, Scandinavia is very easy to stimulate in both directions, and it's travel habits better alig...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 151
Views: 12600

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

If Norwegian comes to Tampa, I'd be surprised if it was anything other than Gatwick. To be fair, though, I can't imagine you'd ever endorse the idea that TPA would see up to 3x weekly to ZRH, or FI to KEF. I don't see 1x weekly to CDG (and, to a lesser extend, FCO) to be unreasonable. It is a large...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Alaska Airlines Redeye First Class LAX - BWI
Replies: 7
Views: 4342

Re: Alaska Airlines Redeye First Class LAX - BWI

JetBlue and AA offer full meals on redeyes, but AA limits it to three routes (LAX-JFK/MIA, and SFO-JFK). Not sure what UA and DL do these days, I'm sure they have it on their premium transcon redeyes. While unfortunate, what AS serves is typical for a domestic carrier on a redeye flight. Enjoyed the...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 151
Views: 12600

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

Aer Lingus simply isn't realistic with it flying to MCO already and an MIA announcement supposedly forthcoming soon. LH makes MCO,MIA and TPA all work then why not Aer Lingus? I do think that if TPA happened it would be after MIA was added. Aer Lingus is more apt to route passengers to where they h...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 151
Views: 12600

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

If Norwegian comes to Tampa, I'd be surprised if it was anything other than Gatwick.

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/16/2017: DY Adds EWR-CDG/FCO; DL Adds LAX-ABQ/MEX, SEA-MFR, Seasonal AUS-AMS; Y4 Swaps OAK-MEX to SFO
Replies: 75
Views: 12149

Re: OAG Changes 7/16/2017: DY Adds EWR-CDG/FCO; DL Adds LAX-ABQ/MEX, SEA-MFR, Seasonal AUS-AMS; Y4 Swaps OAK-MEX to SFO

aemoreira1981 wrote:

Also, B6 might be beating everyone else on JFK to LAX basically turning that into a shuttle every 2 hours.


AA already operates JFK-LAX as an hourly shuttle, but DL and B6 aren't far behind.

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by MAH4546
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS to move all intercontinental flights from Stockholm to Copenhagen and Helsinki?
Replies: 59
Views: 11618

Re: SAS to move all intercontinental flights from Stockholm to Copenhagen and Helsinki?

Doubt this happens. Also SAS only has five long-hauls from Stockholm - EWR, MIA, LAX, ORD and HKG. Not a major operation.

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by MAH4546
Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA dropping Qatar Etihad codeshare
Replies: 67
Views: 11183

Re: AA dropping Qatar Eithad codeshare

This is an extremely naïve question, but if one wants to fly QR from a non hub city post the AA cut, how would you connect? EK funnels through B6, EY and QR had AA. Now both EY and QR are at the same level of connectivity as PK without AA! Anybody have an answer? The same way you connect now, just ...

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by MAH4546
Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA dropping Qatar Etihad codeshare
Replies: 67
Views: 11183

Re: AA dropping Qatar Eithad codeshare

MAH4546 please. MIA & PHL, as well as probably DFW will lose QR service. The only ME3 carrier MIA could attract was QR. FLL could attract EK because of B6. MIA won't sustain service on QR without AA. It absolutely will. So will DFW. So will PHL. DFW is probably the most heavily reliant on feed ...

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by MAH4546
Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA dropping Qatar Etihad codeshare
Replies: 67
Views: 11183

Re: AA dropping Qatar Eithad codeshare

clrd4t8koff wrote:
I'm placing my bets - QR ends PHL, MIA and never starts LAS or SFO.


Losing bets all around.

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by MAH4546
Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA dropping Qatar Etihad codeshare
Replies: 67
Views: 11183

Re: AA dropping Qatar Eithad codeshare

MIA and PHL will do fine. QR does not rely on U.S.-originating feed to fill flights. This made me laugh. QR has no domestic traffic to the US (in any meaningful amount). Without US and India traffic these routes wont fly. Without AA, QR will lose premoium pax which will make it hard for QR to offer...

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by MAH4546
Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA dropping Qatar Etihad codeshare
Replies: 67
Views: 11183

Re: AA dropping Qatar Eithad codeshare

wenders825 wrote:
AA will be fine

QR and EY may not. that's a big play. can't see PHL or MIA lasting on QR without AA codes


MIA and PHL will do fine. QR does not rely on U.S.-originating feed to fill flights.

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by MAH4546
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA add nonstop service from SFO to CMH, CLT, ICT, JAX, MKE, SDF, or TUL?
Replies: 26
Views: 3861

Re: Will UA add nonstop service from SFO to CMH, CLT, ICT, JAX, MKE, SDF, or TUL?

None of those are "major" cities. Important regional hubs? Yes.

CMH, MKE and CLT maybe one day.

The rest? Highly unlikely.

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by MAH4546
Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN July 27 schedule extension for Easter holiday 3/7-4/6. 2018.
Replies: 58
Views: 5264

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

Southwest needs to get government approval for a third FLL-HAV. There are multiple competing applications.

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by MAH4546
Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Munich. Eurowings next long haul base.
Replies: 12
Views: 2035

Re: Munich. Eurowings next long haul base.

LGAviation wrote:
The base is created by transferring 3 332s to MUC, one additional 332 is to join CGN which will have four. Frequencies are reduced out of CGN. MIA and FCO will be cut. Fort Myers also offered out of CGN.


Are MCO/MIA permanent or seasonal? Makes sense to move away from LH markets.

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France will launch Atlanta from Guadeloupe and Martinique
Replies: 88
Views: 14542

Re: Air France will launch Atlanta from Guadeloupe and Martinique

There's no question that MIA is the top destination for PTP- and FDF-originating O&D, but with nonstop flights and lower fares, Norwegian is likely cutting into AF's market quite a bit. AA has also relatively recently added nonstops to MIA. The advantage of ATL is that it offers connections to ...

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aspen VS Eagle-Vail
Replies: 20
Views: 2373

Re: Aspen VS Eagle-Vail

What map are you looking at? There's no direct road between Aspen and Vail. It's a two hour drive at least, and that assumes it's a clear summer day. Google maps. I know it takes at least 2hrs, but it's only around 50miles of driving distance It's over 100 miles between central Vail and central Asp...

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aspen VS Eagle-Vail
Replies: 20
Views: 2373

Re: Aspen VS Eagle-Vail

What map are you looking at? There's no direct road between Aspen and Vail. It's a two hour drive at least, and that assumes it's a clear summer day.

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Ending Cuba Service to VRA & SNU
Replies: 43
Views: 5578

Re: WN Ending Cuba Service to VRA & SNU

INFINITI329 wrote:
Cuba visa requirements for U.S. nationals are what's preventing the non-HAV flights from really taking off.


There are no visa requirements. You literally check a box and boom, you have a visa. There are restrictions on spending money - you can't use credit cards.

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are the chances for a FLL-PDX route?
Replies: 35
Views: 4040

Re: What are the chances for a FLL-PDX route?

I think this route will never happen. FLL is the low yield alternative to MIA. Low yield plus high mileage and a thin market to begin with (PDX) means the route doesn't happen. The market is not thin and FLL has non-stops to every Western U.S. destination that MIA has, except Vail (and FLL has LGB,...

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MT to announce MAN - MSY/SAN/TPA?
Replies: 50
Views: 7079

Re: MT to announce MAN - MSY/SAN/TPA?

MSY though? Don't they have enough demand to handle 3 TATL airlines? MSY has always had ENORMOUS appeal to Europeans, as seen throughout its extensive charters over the decades.... but the airlines seem to finally be realizing again that it can work on a scheduled basis as well. OBSERVE: BA launche...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Delta end MIA-LHR flights?
Replies: 22
Views: 5534

Re: Why did DAL end MIA-LHR flights?

For the same reason Delta started PHL-LHR - to deprive AA/BA of a remedy slot pair at LHR during prime/peak morning hours, and, after a period of a few seasons, then get the opportunity to move the slot to where Delta actually wanted to use it. If I remember correctly, MIA-LHR was discontinued pret...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's happening lately at SAN?
Replies: 389
Views: 53225

Re: What's happening lately at SAN?

Not surprisingly, Condor has pulled SANFRA from the GDS for next summer.

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by MAH4546
Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Delta end MIA-LHR flights?
Replies: 22
Views: 5534

Re: Why did DAL end MIA-LHR flights?

jfk777 wrote:
Delta also purchased 49% of Virgin Atlantic which flies MIA to LHR too. VA has been in the market since 1986. VA's strong and long presence in the market is superior Delta's.


Also not long after that partnership began, Virgin Atlantic introduced a second frequency to MIA.

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by MAH4546
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could MIA become a global gateway?
Replies: 51
Views: 4899

Re: Could MIA become a global gateway?

This question is absurd. Of course it's global. Miami is the financial and cultural bridge between much of Latin America and the Global North. It's a specialist role within the "global" economy, but that's true of every so-called global city. These connections don't materialize out of thi...

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by MAH4546
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could MIA become a global gateway?
Replies: 51
Views: 4899

Re: Could MIA become a global gateway?

Miami International Airport has been growing with more than 100 airlines and is the fastest growing airport in the United States, could MIA become a global gateway? Growing ? MIA was the only major US international airport that has seen traffic declines in international travel volumes. See Table 8 ...

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by MAH4546
Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Ending PHL-LHR on March 23, 2018
Replies: 142
Views: 18899

Re: Delta Ending PHL-LHR on March 23, 2018

So, with reference to Commavia's post noting the "... Eight Consecutive Scheduling Seasons ....", what does happen with DL closing the route in six seasons? Does the slot indeed revert to AA? I was surprised to see just now that AA has two non-stops, plus the BA non-stop. Would AA want it...

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by MAH4546
Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT: Top US - Intl Air Routes And Airport Gateways
Replies: 52
Views: 9012

Re: DOT: Top US - Intl Air Routes And Airport Gateways

Excellent post. What stands out for me is the increase overall to China +25% and moreso LAX to PVG +34%. On the other hand Brazil down 17% with MIA to GRU -16%. Probably why AA is shifting its capacity from South America (at least Brazil anyway) to the Pacific for the near term. They were, except B...

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by MAH4546
Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Ending PHL-LHR on March 23, 2018
Replies: 142
Views: 18899

Re: Delta Ending PHL-LHR on March 23, 2018

I believe the BOS-LHR slot returns to AA/BA in March 2018. Makes sense. If this one can be reallocated, then this is how DL can keep flying BOS-LHR.

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 75
Views: 9586

Re: AA LAX-SFO all eagle now, sad face

The move will be tied into the opening of the new Midfield Concourse, 11 new gates for reshuffling. I'll believe it when I see it, as there are still countless barriers to overcome, the most prominent of which are: 1) Convincing the carriers who have just been moved to T5 to move again. It'd be pos...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 75
Views: 9586

Re: AA LAX-SFO all eagle now, sad face

That is correct and it will absolutely move to Terminal 5 as part of the announced $1.6B investment in T4/T5 by AA, which will relocate the remaining T5 tenants to elsewhere. I've been hearing this as well (AA copying DL? shocker!) but can't for the life of me figure out where Allegiant, Frontier, ...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 75
Views: 9586

Re: AA LAX-SFO all eagle now, sad face

That is correct and it will absolutely move to Terminal 5 as part of the announced $1.6B investment in T4/T5 by AA, which will relocate the remaining T5 tenants to elsewhere. Did you ever stop for a moment and think that maybe somebody knows more about this than you? Wink wink So the Eagles Nest is...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 75
Views: 9586

Re: AA LAX-SFO all eagle now, sad face

Will a people mover be built that would allow access between Terminal 4 and the American Eagle Satellite Terminal at LAX? No. The Satellite Terminal is being demolished. Eagle flights will move to T5, probably around late 2019. This is not correct. The eagle operation will not move to T5. That is c...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 75
Views: 9586

Re: AA LAX-SFO all eagle now, sad face

dc10lover wrote:
Maybe American Airlines allowed Alaska Airlines to grow on that route and inside California.


No, AS and AA do not participate in illegal collusion.

AA has nearly hourly flights on LAX-SFO.

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 75
Views: 9586

Re: AA LAX-SFO all eagle now, sad face

Will a people mover be built that would allow access between Terminal 4 and the American Eagle Satellite Terminal at LAX? No. The Satellite Terminal is being demolished. Eagle flights will move to T5, probably around late 2019. So how would they replace almost a dozen gates that way? AA is taking o...

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