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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 57
Views: 4814

Re: Major Airline (Delta) Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

RDUDDJI wrote:
klm617 wrote:
I was on a Delta flight where a handicapped persons legs were tied to their seat it really amazed me.


Picture or it didn't happen.


Whatever.

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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Press coverage of the new Montreal flight. Starts July 2nd on a 50 seater jet. London gets Q400 service starting the same time. http://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/air-canada-to-begin-non-stop-windsor-montreal-flights Always love seeing adds out of this region. I'm pretty sure the AC fares out o...

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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

They've began working on a new website that has a beta running, they list WOW on here. Check it: https://beta.metroairport.com/ I also drove by the D Concourse before heading back to Orlando and they have signs and a ticket counter. I looked under airlines and didn't see it listed on the new site e...

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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 57
Views: 4814

Re: Major Airline (Delta) Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

I was on a Delta flight where a handicapped persons legs were tied to their seat it really amazed me.

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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

flymco753 wrote:
Let’s talk about WOW tomorrow


The first WOW Air Arrival is tonight

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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

A big thumbs up to Windsor Air Canada starts Windsor Montreal service it will be the first Air Canada jet service there in 15 years


Flight #

Depart

Time

Arrive

Time


AC8183

Montreal

08:50

Windsor, ON

10:39


AC8184

Windsor, ON

11:10

Montreal

12:55

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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds YUL-YXU, YUL-YQG
Replies: 13
Views: 1566

Re: Air Canada adds YUL-YXU, YUL-YQG

Excellent news a big thumbs up for Windsor.

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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Let’s talk about WOW tomorrow I checked out the airport website and still no WOW Air listed there. Pretty sad really on the airport's part if it were me I would have put banners up all over the place welcoming WOW Air and making know to as many as possible that they were starting service tomorrow b...

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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25
Replies: 96
Views: 11154

Re: JetBlue to announce new destinations today

Grand Rapids would be nice.

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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Let’s talk about WOW tomorrow I checked out the airport website and still no WOW Air listed there. Pretty sad really on the airport's part if it were me I would have put banners up all over the place welcoming WOW Air and making know to as many as possible that they were starting service tomorrow b...

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by klm617
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

I'm borrowing some data/stats that we discussed last year for discussion's sake: From FSDan: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1363451#p19552123 Year-over-year changes in flying at DTW: Summer 2012: DTW ER4: 16 CRJ: 262 CR7: 45 CR9: 44 E70: 1 E75: 17 D95: 8 319: 24 320: 31 M88: 23 M90:...

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by klm617
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Spring Holiday Passenger Leaders: LAX, JFK, ORD
Replies: 7
Views: 823

Re: US Spring Holiday Passenger Leaders: LAX, JFK, ORD

FWIW, this seems to me to be an O&D contest. JFK's punching above it weight and ATL dropping out of the top three (to number 6) would seems to indicate this (?) Perhaps its more complicated than that. Any theories? Notice that the stats are for "Total Passengers and Crew screened". Th...

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by klm617
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

I don't blame you for not driving to ORD. I've never driven to JFK (I live in metro Boston) for a flight. I've connected everywhere and anywhere without prejudice though I would avoid connections between airports with winter weather issues as much as possible. The difference is, the drive from Metr...

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by klm617
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

DTW growth and on DL, isn't that positive? Don't get confused it's not an increase in seats just different equipment those seats are coming from some where and I'd guess that that somewhere is frequency reduction. We still don't have a domestic wife body when every other hub has them. Virtually ALL...

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by klm617
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

. I myself refuse to use any carrier that doesn't serve Detroit if you don't have enough faith to serve this market then you don't get my business and I'm not going to artificially inflate then numbers at another airport because doing that will never bring the service to Detroit. I'm a reasonable p...

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by klm617
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Kind of interesting to note that the airports official website hasn't even listed WOW Air yet as one of the airlines serving Detroit. So if I'm flying WOW on Thursday and checking information about terminal location I can't even get that information. You would think that when an airports adds a new ...

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by klm617
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Jet Airways ever return to the US?
Replies: 76
Views: 7086

Re: Will Jet Airways ever return to the US?

With this being said then we should expect VS to start Detroit Manchester flights. I think JFK or ATL make more sense for nonstop 9W or DL service to/from India. ATL because of its DL megahub status, with endless connections throughout the DL network in the U.S. and other markets. JFK because of it...

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by klm617
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

DTW growth and on DL, isn't that positive? Indeed. Don't get confused it's not an increase in seats just different equipment those seats are coming from some where and I'd guess that that somewhere is frequency reduction. We still don't have a domestic wife body when every other hub has them. Wrong...

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by klm617
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Jet Airways ever return to the US?
Replies: 76
Views: 7086

Re: Will Jet Airways ever return to the US?

VS flies the MAN-US flights because of much more UK origin, I think 9W flying the mentioned routes also makes sense because of Indian pax. Further to this, there is reason to beleive VS and Jet (in conjunction with other partners) are planning to route more India-US traffic via MAN: https://blueswa...

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by klm617
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Jet Airways ever return to the US?
Replies: 76
Views: 7086

Re: Will Jet Airways ever return to the US?

DL should try now, the economy is about twice as big as 8 years ago when DL last flew to India. It could probably work but start with BOM . This will help Jet add additional feed into BOM . If they can work out an arrangement like DEL has in the international terminal to allow for immigration check...

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by klm617
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Jet Airways ever return to the US?
Replies: 76
Views: 7086

Re: Will Jet Airways ever return to the US?

I agree on timings. That said, would 9:30am allow for DL's first bank to arrive into JFK. For JFK-BOM nonstop to work, I think DL/9W need connections on both sides. So maybe a little latter. If they go any latter from 10am or so, the connection might get too long wrt west coast red eyes. So its eit...

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by klm617
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Michigan thread - 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1888

Re: The rest of Michigan thread - 2018

Anyone have any info on how AA's CLT-GRR service is doing? Would be nice to see CLT-FNT but I imagine that's a dream at best. The loads on GRR-CLT averaged 82.5% from Feb 2017 to Jan 2018. Loads aren't a surefire way if knowing how a flight is doing, but 82.5% is a pretty average load, so I'd assum...

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by klm617
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO
Replies: 58
Views: 8793

Re: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO

FNT needs to be reconnected with MCO with a morning flight into MCO and a late evening departure back to Flint.

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by klm617
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 166
Views: 17669

Re: Woman fined $500 for saving Delta snack

Delta should just give this woman a $500 check instead of letting this turn into a PR disaster! Sounds like the fruit was distributed after the customs forms were distributed and completed. (I read another article on another website). If that is the case, Delta should have warned against their remo...

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by klm617
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top 5 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes for AMS, CDG, FRA, LHR by 2017 pax traffic in comparative light
Replies: 42
Views: 6721

Re: Top 5 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes for AMS, CDG, FRA, LHR by 2017 pax traffic in comparative light

Here is a list of the top 5 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes for AMS, CDG, FRA, LHR respectively by pax traffic in 2017, as the maps below show, based on latest data released by aviation authorities now available on wiki. AMS DXB ~886,000 ATL ~802,000 JFK ~682,000 YYZ ~626,000 DTW ~565,000...

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by klm617
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 77
Views: 5115

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

And by the way Delta is NOT increasing capacity it's been flat for 10 years now and enplanements reflect that. In fact from 2016 to 2017 the number of passenger Delta carried through Detroit declined. So while keeping the competition out they are quietly reducing options in the market. You. are. wr...

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 166
Views: 17669

Re: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack

She's part of a trusted traveler program where the people who sign up have a higher expectation of declaring properly at the border. If she's part of the program she must be a frequent flyer and id expect she know the rules. Im pretty sure it's the because she's global entry why she got the fine......

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 166
Views: 17669

Re: Woman fined $500 for saving Delta snack

There are no more customs forms when you enter the US Of course there are. Many airports now have customs kiosks, but airlines still regularly distribute the I-94 (Customs Declaration) form. Generally, the only passengers who don't need to complete any forms are those enrolled in Global Entry. Howe...

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 166
Views: 17669

Re: Woman fined $500 for saving Delta snack

Delta should just give this woman a $500 check instead of letting this turn into a PR disaster! Sounds like the fruit was distributed after the customs forms were distributed and completed. (I read another article on another website). If that is the case, Delta should have warned against their remo...

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 166
Views: 17669

Re: Woman fined $500 for saving Delta snack

I's like to know at which airport she cleared customs at ?

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 166
Views: 17669

Re: Woman fined $500 for saving Delta snack

Strange story. I've seen more than once customs agents simply throw away fruits and let passengers (including my own mother) be on their way. From experience I know first hand to either eat it or throw it away before you leave the plane. It's one thing if she purchased before she got on the plane b...

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 166
Views: 17669

Re: Woman fined $500 for saving Delta snack

She should fight this had this happen to my mother and they just confiscated the food and threw it away end of story. Even if the apple was in a Delta wrapping that doesn't make it safe it or legal because it was harvested our side the USA. Would be interesting to de what airport she cleared customs...

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Delta piles more A321’s into DTW. In June they will be flying to ATL, MSP, MCO, RSW, FLL, PHX, and SAN. Meanwhile, 737’s are becoming less and MD-90s are taking a storm. There will be quite a few 757s to go around too since they’ll be going to MEX, CUN, BOS, ATL, MCO, FLL, MSP, LAX, SFO, and SEA. D...

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Michigan thread - 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1888

Re: The rest of Michigan thread - 2018

Does anyone here thing B6 could make BOS-GRR work.

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Delta piles more A321’s into DTW. In June they will be flying to ATL, MSP, MCO, RSW, FLL, PHX, and SAN. Meanwhile, 737’s are becoming less and MD-90s are taking a storm. There will be quite a few 757s to go around too since they’ll be going to MEX, CUN, BOS, ATL, MCO, FLL, MSP, LAX, SFO, and SEA. G...

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/22/2018:AA Drops MIA-OMA;AS Suspends DTW-PDX; AV Adds BOS-SAL, MCO-GUA/LIM/SAL;B6 +GCM-FLL;UA +ORD-SHD
Replies: 60
Views: 9498

Re: OAG Changes 4/22/2018:AA Drops MIA-OMA;AS Suspends DTW-PDX; AV Adds BOS-SAL, MCO-GUA/LIM/SAL;B6 +GCM-FLL;UA +ORD-SHD

holeham wrote:
TPA gets hit pretty good by the F9 reductions as well.

One bit of good news for TPA is the add by DL to BOS. Three a day. Looks like they are starting to give JetBlue a run for their money?


Time for B6 to start giving DL a run for their money and start DTW-MCO

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/22/2018:AA Drops MIA-OMA;AS Suspends DTW-PDX; AV Adds BOS-SAL, MCO-GUA/LIM/SAL;B6 +GCM-FLL;UA +ORD-SHD
Replies: 60
Views: 9498

Re: OAG Changes 4/22/2018:AA Drops MIA-OMA;AS Suspends DTW-PDX; AV Adds BOS-SAL, MCO-GUA/LIM/SAL;B6 +GCM-FLL;UA +ORD-SHD

AS suspended DTW-PDX last winter also. Hope over time they can pick up a following to maintain it year round. We shall see what happens in 2019 PDX isn't a year round kind of city, winter weather there is just gross. Cold and rainy isn't somewhere people want to escape to during a dreary Michigan w...

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/22/2018:AA Drops MIA-OMA;AS Suspends DTW-PDX; AV Adds BOS-SAL, MCO-GUA/LIM/SAL;B6 +GCM-FLL;UA +ORD-SHD
Replies: 60
Views: 9498

Re: OAG Changes 4/22/2018:AA Drops MIA-OMA;AS Suspends DTW-PDX; AV Adds BOS-SAL, MCO-GUA/LIM/SAL;B6 +GCM-FLL;UA +ORD-SHD

AS suspended DTW-PDX last winter also. Hope over time they can pick up a following to maintain it year round. We shall see what happens in 2019

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 77
Views: 5115

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

I'm a big supporter of Detroit but it's a huge waste of money and time to have DET be anything more than it already is. Again I ask the question then if not DET what needs to be done to grow this market then when the hub carrier and airport is committed to restricting growth at DTW when civil aviat...

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ‘Sad ending’ for 2 DL 747's in the desert
Replies: 37
Views: 12332

Re: ‘Sad ending’

A sad ending in the fact that something you've known all your life has now pretty much come to an end and there is little or no hope of it ever being resurrected again. The 747 now is basically part of aviation history and a great time it was in commercial aviation when the skies were filled with bi...

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 557
Views: 35498

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Governor Snyder is in England and Germany promoting travel and business ties between the two countries and Michigan. Could this be an indication of more London flights and DTW-MAN becoming a reality. Perhaps he is out there druming up business in advance of these new flights starting.

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by klm617
Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?
Replies: 96
Views: 9907

Re: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?

Delta will do whatever it needs too to keep the title of worlds busiest airport for Atlanta and after that it will make sure that it can call ATL the busiest airport in the Americas. It's something Delta loves to run up the flag pole as often as it can.

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by klm617
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ed Bastian named among ‘World’s Greatest Leaders’ by Fortune
Replies: 16
Views: 2730

Re: Ed Bastian named among ‘World’s Greatest Leaders’ by Fortune

I am sure as a Delta employee you are very proud of your fearless leader but as a customer he has done nothing for us other than giving us less and charging us more and if that makes a great business leader than so be it but to me there is a lot more to being a world class business leader than what ...

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by klm617
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 77
Views: 5115

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

I'm a big supporter of Detroit but it's a huge waste of money and time to have DET be anything more than it already is. Again I ask the question then if not DET what needs to be done to grow this market then when the hub carrier and airport is committed to restricting growth at DTW when civil aviat...

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by klm617
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: 2nd Asian airline to ONT
Replies: 43
Views: 4999

Re: Rumor: 2nd Asian airline to ONT

Not sure what daring routes JL have added. SAN, BOS and SEA (rumored) seem like conservative choices. SAN was no conservative choice. It couldn't even sustain (notice I didn't say "have") a Euro nonstop until 2011ish or so. Combined with no significant alliance feed, no prior history of s...

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by klm617
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flights between cities of same name.
Replies: 24
Views: 1688

Re: Flights between cities of same name.

Athens GA to Athens Greece. In the past there have been flights from Washington D. C. (DCA) to Washington D. C. (IAD) Lima OH to Lima Chile. Paris TX to Paris France Toledo OH to Toledo Spain Lexington Frankfort KY to Frankfurt Germany Wilmington DE to Wilmington NC to Wilmington OH Kingston NC to K...

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by klm617
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 77
Views: 5115

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

You are just looking at the city proper you have to look at the entire region as far as growth to get the full picture. It would be the same as if you just used the south side od Chicago to gauge the prosperity of the region. Detroit is no longer the driving force of the region it is the surroundin...

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by klm617
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380
Replies: 49
Views: 9688

Re: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380

Could it be that some sort of runway condition could have caused damage to both aircraft ?

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by klm617
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 77
Views: 5115

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

Every airport in the country is growing at the rate that air travel is or better except Detroit. Airports in the class size of Detroit are adding new routes all the time but not Detroit. Macroeconomic drivers are certainly something that should go hand in hand with that analysis. Primarily the fact...

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by klm617
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How long before a U.S. long haul low cost carrier?
Replies: 109
Views: 15276

Re: How long before a U.S. long haul low cost carrier?

We have had many already but they were poorly run and all went bust. ATA, Capitol, World, Tower and Transamerica

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