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by trexel94
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver: Future International Flights
Replies: 17
Views: 2875

Re: Denver: Future International Flights

Denver city council recently approved an incentive package in April for 400k for an airline to operate 4x weekly service with an A330-200 seating 266 passengers with the proposed service starting next spring. No destination or airline was named but the profile exactly matches Aer Lingus. However, I ...

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by trexel94
Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will replace the EMB145 / CRJ200 ?
Replies: 99
Views: 11163

Re: What will replace the EMB145 / CRJ200 ?

I know most airlines are upgaging to 76 seaters but what about Air Canada and their CRJs that fly routes like MCI/STL/MKE/OMA etc - YYZ? Are they going to be replaced with CRJ705s or discontinued? How hard can it be to fill a 705 considering AC flies MCI double daily half the year.

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by trexel94
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air's DEN - CDG flight is already failing?
Replies: 49
Views: 11494

Re: Norwegian Air's DEN - CDG flight is already failing?

With CDG-DEN struggling I wonder what impact this might have on EI choosing DEN for their next addition. Perhaps the market is already over crowded for EI to jump in the fray. Anyone know how ZRH-DEN is doing ? WK's DEN - ZRH flight is off to a good start. The first flight was almost 90% full and t...

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by trexel94
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air's DEN - CDG flight is already failing?
Replies: 49
Views: 11494

Norwegian Air's DEN - CDG flight is already failing?

Surprising and unfortunate to read. DY's relatively recent Denver to Paris route is already losing money and has been moved from year-round to seasonal. For what was once one of the largest unserved international routes from DEN why is it failing? Over estimated demand or perhaps DY is the wrong air...

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by trexel94
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zurich - Denver Starts June 4th
Replies: 5
Views: 1258

Re: Zurich - Denver Starts June 4th

I was at the inaugural ceremony and i've learned a few facts: - The first flight out of DEN was nearly 90% full (much higher than I anticipated) - Negotiations for service extension next year are underway - UA/ *A passengers will soon be able to book the flight through the UA website. DEN is the onl...

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by trexel94
Wed May 30, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans
Replies: 105
Views: 17538

Re: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2018/04/19/colorado-eco-devo-leaders-offer-big-incentives-to.html This is behind a paywall but the Colorado Economic Development Commission approved $400k in incentives to an unnamed airline to potentially begin a new nonstop to Europe in 2019. The article sa...

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by trexel94
Tue May 29, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans
Replies: 105
Views: 17538

Re: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans

DEN officially broke ground on its 39 gate expansion this morning. Completion of the expansion is expected for Concourse B in 2020 with the remaining A and C concourses in spring 2021. Renderings of the project can be found in the link below as well. https://www.flydenver.com/sites/default/files/dow...

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by trexel94
Fri May 25, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today
Replies: 54
Views: 5617

Re: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today

Is WOW Air still considering adding MCI at this point? They initially were going to fly there until they chose STL but stated MCI was still a possibility in 2019. Now that FI is flying the route is WOW Air off the table for good now?

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by trexel94
Fri May 25, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today
Replies: 54
Views: 5617

Re: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today

727tiger wrote:
Would love to see a final onto 27, so I can sit in my backyard and watch it fly over this evening. We live off the extended 9/27 centerline.


You really should try and catch the flight. Its the Aurora livery coming!

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by trexel94
Fri May 25, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today
Replies: 54
Views: 5617

FI begins inaugural service to MCI today

Today is the day! Icelandair begins its first ever flight to Kansas City this evening. This is also MCI's first scheduled flight to Europe and is the end result after 10 years of lobbying to airlines. I'm hopeful this flight will grow beyond seasonal and into year round. I did a dummy booking for th...

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by trexel94
Tue May 08, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next US destinations for Europes top 5 airlines?
Replies: 16
Views: 1785

Re: Next US destinations for Europes top 5 airlines?

AUS is a growth spot; wouldn't be surprised to see LH or AF/KLM soon. Additionally, TK to either SEA or DEN seems like sooner rather than later. TK is planning to add both SEA and DEN. These are yet to be announced for a 2019 start. That's an interesting development. Where are you getting this info...

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by trexel94
Sat May 05, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next US destinations for Europes top 5 airlines?
Replies: 16
Views: 1785

Re: Next US destinations for Europes top 5 airlines?

DEN is absolutely on TK's radar. I've been told that it's a 2019 add. AF/KL? Sky Team hubs in SLC, MSP, ATL, DTW flow DEN traffic to AMS and CDG. The question is could they get a premium from DEN nonstop traffic that wouldn't hurt yields elsewhere in the system? My guess is no. Ditto for TK, howeve...

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by trexel94
Sat May 05, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has MCI failed as a hub city?
Replies: 89
Views: 9403

Re: Why has MCI failed as a hub city?

The best MCI could hope for (even with the new terminal) is a network akin to PDX, RDU or BWI. A small focus city for DL or AA, more SWA cities, a flight to Europe or two, maybe another route to Mexico and there's nothing wrong with that. You don't need a hub to have good air service. As others have...

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by trexel94
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What new routes do you want from your home airport?
Replies: 125
Views: 6987

Re: What new routes do you want from your home airport?

Wish list for Kansas City 2025-2030. Hopefully the odds of the following increase when the new airport opens. I think MCI could develop a network akin to PDX, AUS or BWI in time. JetBlue to BOS, FLL & JFK (why does B6 avoid the Midwest?) Condor 767 to FRA (good chance of occurring and KC would f...

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by trexel94
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What new routes do you want from your home airport?
Replies: 125
Views: 6987

Re: What new routes do you want from your home airport?

Wish list for Denver by 2025-2030 From Denver to... CPH via SAS A330/A350 . (likely hood - low) DXB via Emirates 77W (likely hood - high) DUB via Aer Lingus A330 (likely hood - high) BOG via Avianca A319 (likely hood - moderate) AKL via Air New Zealand 787 (likely hood - low) PEK via Hainan or Air C...

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by trexel94
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 45
Views: 6006

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

I wonder how the initial loads on the DEN - ZRH flights look - hopefully DEN gets the main line Swiss soon. I think the ZRH flight starts in a couple of months. . . It starts June 4th. I did a dummy booking on the WK website. Its hard to fully gauge loads since they charge extra for chosing your se...

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by trexel94
Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 45
Views: 6006

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

Norwegian Air begins DEN-CDG today. DEN has tried unsuccessfully to court AF for over a decade but ultimately DY stepped in and filled the void. Over 200 people daily travel between Denver and Paris and yet only Norwegian files the route and its premium heavy. Even though DEN is star* and CDG is a w...

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by trexel94
Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AE Centurion Lounge coming to DEN?
Replies: 10
Views: 1383

Re: AE Centurion Lounge coming to DEN?

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news ... -nice.html
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In addition to AE, Plaza Premium lounge also is coming to DEN and will be located in Concourse A.

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news ... -nice.html

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by trexel94
Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI thread - 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1519

Re: MCI thread - 2018

Has Icelandair to KEF basically put an end to any other direct transatlantic link? Probably not. If anything, if the MCI-KEF route is successful it will further prove there is a TATL market from MCI which could spur additional flights. When factoring the KC metro and the surrounding feeder communit...

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by trexel94
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AE Centurion Lounge coming to DEN?
Replies: 10
Views: 1383

Re: AE Centurion Lounge coming to DEN?

Update: The proposed lounge will be located in concourse C. Seems like an odd location considering only Southwest and Alaska fly out of that concourse.

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by trexel94
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AE Centurion Lounge coming to DEN?
Replies: 10
Views: 1383

AE Centurion Lounge coming to DEN?

Plans for an American Express Centurion Lounge at Denver Airport could be in the works. If it comes to fruition, the lounge will be one of the largest lounges built by AE surpassed only by JFK. On a personal note, i'm not familiar with AE lounges, how do they compare to airline clubs like the Luftha...

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by trexel94
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop
Replies: 86
Views: 12225

Re: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop

Fake News Where are people getting these "rumors"? Its getting tiring. DEN officials met with NZ in 2014 to discuss potential service but NZ stated they had no interest in serving DEN anytime soon (i'm assuming small market, aircraft performance issues, LAX, SFO and IAH, costs etc). The st...

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by trexel94
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?
Replies: 54
Views: 5561

Re: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... us-denver/
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If you guys are done tearing each other down I have more fodder to add to the fire.

Ben Schlappig (aka Lucky) from Onemileatatime wrote about the possibility of EI to DEN earlier today

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... us-denver/

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by trexel94
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus planning more International flights to US
Replies: 100
Views: 10183

Re: Aer Lingus planning more International flights to US

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... us-denver/
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Thought I'd add more fuel to the Denver rumor. Ben Schlappig (aka Lucky) from Onemileatatime even wrote about it.

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... us-denver/

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by trexel94
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?
Replies: 54
Views: 5561

Re: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?

Except that’s not what he said. He said it has no relevance at all, which is why I made the reference to other cultures traveling to ancestry homelands. Over 100,000 people still immigrate from Ireland to the US annually. Not all Irish people in those populations have been here for generations. The...

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by trexel94
Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?
Replies: 54
Views: 5561

Re: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?

Denver’s population is 9.7% Irish descent according to World Population Review. With a population of over 700,000, that would mean nearly 68,000 of Irish ancestry. Just because you believe something to not be relevant doesn’t make it factual. No one is saying this will be daily widebody service. Lo...

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by trexel94
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?
Replies: 54
Views: 5561

Re: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?

Someone here did state that Aer Lingus "reportedly" signed a service contract with Swissport at DEN recently. However, based off recent trends, when an international airline announces new service to DEN there's usually a press release a day or two before the official announcement. I never...

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by trexel94
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?
Replies: 54
Views: 5561

Re: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?

Well, I think at this point we might able to say that Aer Lingus to Denver is a matter of "when" and not "if". It appears EI and DEN are arranging potential service. https://www.irishcentral.com/travel/travel-tips/you-may-soon-fly-direct-from-china-to-ireland-if-hainan-airlines-h...

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by trexel94
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 45
Views: 6006

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news ... other.html
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Norwegian Air is interested in adding BCN or MAD in 2019. Beware the paywall.

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news ... other.html

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by trexel94
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 45
Views: 6006

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

Are there plans to expand DENs international capabilities (sorry if I missed a topic about this)? Flew in on FI last week from KEF and waited on the ground 50 minutes for an Intl. gate to open up. Not sure if this is a usual occurance now, but I’m sure it will be as DENs international portfolio exp...

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by trexel94
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?
Replies: 54
Views: 5561

Re: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?

Someone here did state that Aer Lingus "reportedly" signed a service contract with Swissport at DEN recently. However, based off recent trends, when an international airline announces new service to DEN there's usually a press release a day or two before the official announcement.

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by trexel94
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 45
Views: 6006

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

It's been some time since we discussed what we thought would be next new destinations to/from Denver? United claims that they will be adding a lot of capacity to the market in the coming quarters (including bringing back the London flight) but does anyone have any interesting ideas of what's next f...

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by trexel94
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 45
Views: 6006

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

I've read on another topic, that Aer Lingus is possibly adding a four times weekly Dublin flight on a A330-200. That would be a nice lineup for Denver. Heavy on Europe, I would like to see a carrier from Asia next. I was told AerLingus has signed at least one contract at DEN with a passenger servic...

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by trexel94
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 45
Views: 6006

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

I've read from a Denver newspaper that DEN was trying to get CPH presumably through SAS or DY. Also ICN was high on the list too along with BOG. What are the odds of DEN getting these routes?

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by trexel94
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights between Luxembourg and America feasible?
Replies: 23
Views: 3993

Re: Flights between Luxembourg and America feasible?

LUX has a long enough runway to handle widebodies (considering it handles big cargo airplanes everyday) but can they handle passenger widebodies at it's gates and taxiways? There is no way an passenger A380, A340, or 747 could be handled, but maybe a 767 or an A330 could be handled at it's gates ju...

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by trexel94
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights between Luxembourg and America feasible?
Replies: 23
Views: 3993

Re: Flights between Luxembourg and America feasible?

32andBelow wrote:
Cargolux already flies to america!


This is about the possibility of non-stop passenger service.

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by trexel94
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights between Luxembourg and America feasible?
Replies: 23
Views: 3993

Flights between Luxembourg and America feasible?

Would non-stop flights between Luxembourg City and North America (JFK, BOS & YYZ) be feasible with the introduction of aircraft such as the A321 LR? With Luxembourg's strong business/financial sector would A321LR flights (perhaps outfitted with a higher number of business class seats) make sense...

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by trexel94
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI
Replies: 136
Views: 11961

Re: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI

hahaha Missouri- "Show me state" 2 Georgia- "Worlds largest airport" 0 Georgia- fly just about anywhere in Europe non-stop on a widebody (15) Missouri- just now receiving their first TATL to REK (one each) How's that for a "hahaha". :roll: But in all seriousness, Icela...

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by trexel94
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI
Replies: 136
Views: 11961

Re: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI

Articles have also mentioned that MCI authorities are hoping to land flights to the UK and/or Germany in addition to having Icelandair. What are the chances of Condor or BA serving Kansas City? I could see KC adding at least one more European destination when the new terminal is done.

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by trexel94
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI
Replies: 136
Views: 11961

Re: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI

OzarkD9S wrote:
Congrats to MCI but I wish it was STL with FI and MCI with WW! No way in hell am I playing the WW crapshoot to Europe.

Yeah, and STL ended up forking out far more in incentives than KC only to end up with WW. Money well spent lol!

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by trexel94
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI
Replies: 136
Views: 11961

Re: Icelandair Announces Kansas City - MCI

This is an odd add. Who is their key targe here? Americans heading to Europe? What about SLC? Could the B752 make it? It's within range I believe, but it's pushing it. I would love to see Iceland air here but Europe traffic is saturated by premium SkyTeam traffic. SLC is highly oriented towards Sky...

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by trexel94
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI
Replies: 136
Views: 11961

Re: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI

Never thought I would see the day! Dumb question but does MCI have catering facilities that can prepare hot meals? The only food I've seen served in first out of KC have been ether dry snack goods or cold items like cereal and salads.

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by trexel94
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver developments for 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 3418

Re: Denver developments for 2018

what do you mean by a "star alliance focused connecting hub?" That's what United does at Denver, and has connections to multiple star carriers. The airlines themselves have to make the decision to serve a market. United serves Denver with high volumes and continues to add new flights, up ...

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by trexel94
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver developments for 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 3418

Re: Denver developments for 2018

UA seems to be upping their DEN flights, especially with regionals and OO. DL seems to be upping gauge and frequency. AA continues to shrink as they are apparently losing money in Denver. WN will continue their steady growth. F9 is an unknown. They’ve gained some gate access lately which will help ...

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by trexel94
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Denver Intl Airport
Replies: 185
Views: 28912

Re: What's next for Denver Intl Airport

I think DXB is a strong possibility along with PEK and ICN. I wouldn't be surprised to see EI start DEN-DUB - given some recent comments following EI's SEA announcement. I agree with your suggestions but would DEN have to wait for additional Int flights until Terminal A expansion is completed? Are ...

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by trexel94
Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Denver Intl Airport
Replies: 185
Views: 28912

Re: What's next for Denver Intl Airport

Hopefully something to Asia. Korean to ICN or Hainan to China would be huge. Europe may be at risk of being overserviced with all the recent adds. I’m all for growth, but may be too much at once. I think they will be fine: Denver has a booming economy; it is a large *Alliance hub; FRA & MUC are...

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by trexel94
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan to further grow US service; codeshare with AS + B6 in 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 6683

Re: Hainan to further grow US service; codeshare with AS + B6 in 2018

DEN should on their short list. It would be a sensible destination for Hainan with China currently being the largest in-demand country with no nonstop service to Denver. Why DEN? The article mentions Codesharing with AS and B6, neither of which has significant service to DEN. What would those codes...

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by trexel94
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan to further grow US service; codeshare with AS + B6 in 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 6683

Re: Hainan to further grow US service; codeshare with AS + B6 in 2018

DEN should on their short list. It would be a sensible destination for Hainan with China currently being the largest in-demand country with no nonstop service to Denver.

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by trexel94
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle
Replies: 110
Views: 15790

Re: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle

VanBosch wrote:
The A350’s are gone, ignore Wikipedia. IAG Had a capital markets presentation a few weeks ago and EI’s future fleet had no reference to them, you can’t lie in documents like that, so they’re gone.

My mistake,

So were the orders switched to A330neo?

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by trexel94
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle
Replies: 110
Views: 15790

Re: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle

Lets go back to the main topic! Yes, please. The fact you continually overlook the importance of the term Shamrock in Ireland and in this context is what surprises me the most and shows a lack of cultural sensitivity Your terminology is right, however you are also wrong in the context of this threa...

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