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by Dominion301
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BVT/HVN)
Replies: 38
Views: 1833

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BVT/HVN)

http://www.bradleyairport.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/July-2017-Passenger-Numbers.pdf Okay, there are a few discrepancies..... UA didn't only run the A319 on that route, they also swapped it out with a A320 and a B738 on multiple occasions, so the seat number is more than likely off. For June BD...

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by Dominion301
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest announces Saturday Seasonal LGA-PHX
Replies: 19
Views: 2250

Re: Southwest announces Saturday Seasonal LGA-PHX

My guess is this is strictly a test. If it does well, WN will expand the Sat-only LGA flights to LAS and a few of their key CA/west coast stations; I could see LAX, SAN and OAK as likely. WN has a long history of trying out new routes on Sat Only and if that service does well, they will expand the ...

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by Dominion301
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest announces Saturday Seasonal LGA-PHX
Replies: 19
Views: 2250

Re: Southwest announces Saturday Seasonal LGA-PHX

Saturday is the only day of the week airlines can operate outside of the perimeter rule.

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by Dominion301
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue revises NY Jets livery
Replies: 6
Views: 1291

Re: JetBlue revises NY Jets livery

Lookin' way better than the Jets' prospects of making the playoffs this year. :P

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Youngstown Airport?
Replies: 20
Views: 2702

Re: Future of Youngstown Airport?

That means nothing. Detroit Metropolitan Airport.John Wayne Airport. TF Green State Airport. Laguardia Airport. There's even a GA airport near Chicago named Bollingbrook Clow International Airport that has no CBPP apparatus. "International" is a marketing tool, and a very smart one, but i...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Youngstown Airport?
Replies: 20
Views: 2702

Re: Future of Youngstown Airport?

Does YNG have a FIS facility? If so, perhaps Apple Vacations to CUN even though they are already at CLE and PIT. But it works at RFD with ORD nearby, so..... Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.. That means nothing. Detroit Metropolitan Airport.John Wayne Airport. TF Green State Airport. Laguardia A...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada 737 MAX cabin/seat map revealed
Replies: 12
Views: 4255

Re: Air Canada 737 MAX cabin/seat map revealed

Interesting that AC continues to invest in PTV's on their narrow-body fleet while WS and AA/UA down south have chosen to go the BYOD route with personal device entertainment. I'm very happy that AC are sticking with PTVs. The in-flight entertainment system is vastly superior and far less cumbersome...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCCs of the Past - SkyEurope
Replies: 8
Views: 1453

Re: LCCs of the Past - SkyEurope

They certainly had a great livery. Not to mention the special billboard liveries they'd do.

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL to serve Toronto direct, Chicago and Houston via Vancouver
Replies: 2
Views: 809

Re: PAL to serve Toronto direct, Chicago and Houston via Vancouver

It makes sense to get rid of the YVR-YYZ tag that no doubt is flown 1/2 empty. Adding IAH an ORD out of YVR will give them full fifth freedom traffic rights.

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by Dominion301
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland
Replies: 53
Views: 13661

Re: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland

They could start seasonal YOW-CDG MAX8 service Would love to see that and it only makes sense. Probably about 80% of YOW-CDG O&D pax drive or take the AF bus to YUL. The leakage to YUL is staggering and I'd hazard a guess that the majority of that does not go to AC. In other words, there's a hu...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland
Replies: 53
Views: 13661

Re: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland

Exactly what I'm talking about. You got that off of Boeing's website...congrats. But that doesn't mean actual aircraft performance fully loaded with a strong headwind and an alternate will be anywhere near that. What makes your pessimistic view any more rational? No one is saying diversions cannot ...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair
Replies: 51
Views: 7126

Re: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair

If you haven't noticed the news, Air Canada has gotten a new agreement about the size of Rogue's fleet: http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Air-Canada-Provides-Further-Details-on-Amendments-to-Long-Term-Collective-Agreement-with-Pilots-486071 In the release, Air Canada specifically menti...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United not looking at C Series
Replies: 61
Views: 12259

Re: United not looking at C Series

With major corporations they always deny everything up until the point that it is a done deal. I wouldn't put much thought into whatever an exec says in the public domain outside of investor events and official documents. Exactly! Air Canada even published a business case against the CSeries less t...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada, pilots reach deal for more aircraft at Rouge
Replies: 32
Views: 4621

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

Perhaps, although if 5 319s are already going to be swapped around to take the Rouge 321s to mainline then it might be an indicator that there is a higher likelihood that more 319s go over. Who knows though... In fact, the point about the 321s going to Rouge is a flat no because they just came out ...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Announces DFW
Replies: 90
Views: 9004

Re: Icelandair Announces DFW

Well now we know where some of the spare 757 capacity is going with the first MAX routes announced.

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?
Replies: 71
Views: 9466

Re: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?

I think this is worth a second mention. Compared to DL, AA and UA--either combined or individually--dominate most of the largest markets in the US. Out of the top 20 primary statistical areas (PSAs) in the US, DL has hubs in 3 (NYC, LA, Boston), AA has 7 (NYC, LA, Chicago, Washington, Dallas, Phila...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair
Replies: 51
Views: 7126

Re: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair

Air Canada has actually moved quietly to compete with ULCC's; they've been cutting their own costs, discounting fares, and they've introduced Rogue as a competitor to thwart ULCC's from any international aspirations, along with competing with the current travel and leisure airlines (such as Air Tra...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YTM to US
Replies: 15
Views: 2231

Re: YTM to US

Recently one airline cut service to Ottawa due to low loads. Why would a route to an area, with low population, about half way between Montreal & Ottawa and farther north work? Whats there to attract enough passengers that the Capital could not? YTM serves Mont Tremblant, the Whistler of Easter...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair outlines intial 737MAX8 routes
Replies: 15
Views: 5939

Re: Icelandair outlines intial 737MAX8 routes

KEF-YHZ eff 2 June 18 - 4 weekly

Ah so that's why KEF-YHZ gained a weekly flight. By going MAX, it keeps the overall capacity increase to a minimum.

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland
Replies: 53
Views: 13661

Re: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland

The 737 MAX will also replace the YYT-LHR when the A319s go. This is suspect won't be that long after their MAX start rolling in. I believe the B763 is planned to take over the YYT-LHR route... For this winter as a stop on 2/4 weekly YHZ-LHRs. I'd imagine that's a temporary move and it'll be MAXed ...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair
Replies: 51
Views: 7126

Re: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair

Except both CanJet and Jetsgo tried the same thing and they both failed. There are no secondary markets in Canada outside of two very limited ones; Canada doesn't have the population size and density to make it work. Jetsgo did no such thing, nor did CanJet. Jetsgo had a full-fledged hub at YYZ wit...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier offers new Q400 cabin options
Replies: 19
Views: 3217

Re: Bombardier offers new Q400 cabin options

Would the cargo combi work in bush environments such as the far north of Canada, or in Alaska? Well in Northern Canada, it's not like for the foreseeable future. Canada's northern airlines pretty much never order new aircraft. First Air invented the ATR combi, so that's their turboprop for probably...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair
Replies: 51
Views: 7126

Re: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair

Flying from secondary airports in Canada has been tried before, and the end result is that the airline usually either folds up, or moves to the primary airport instead. WestJet tried having Hamilton as their Eastern hub in their early years, but could not make it work; they eventually moved to Toro...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland
Replies: 53
Views: 13661

Re: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland

That makes better sense.. They are seasonal...... Even if they weren't, they'd have no issues in winter either. Great to see that AC will be using the MAX on transatlantic routes other than YYT-LHR. I'd guess they'll use one on YHZ-LHR in winter (while these new Irish routes aren't operating) to br...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska new livery update
Replies: 53
Views: 8185

Re: Alaska new livery update

Is it being sold or being made into a freighter? I've been seeing it at ANC a lot lately. I think all 700's are going away. Nope, I believe they are in the fleet plan for the foreseeable future. QX repents haven't begun yet. There must be a few airports where AS need the runway performance of a 73G?

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?
Replies: 71
Views: 9466

Re: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?

I think the better question is, is DL's strategy even worth pursuing? I've always been under the assumption they do it more out of necessity than choice. And as we've seen in the past, p2p and focus city operations have historically always been the first to go from the hub airlines' networks during...

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by Dominion301
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YTM to US
Replies: 15
Views: 2231

Re: YTM to US

Continental used to fly E-145's from EWR to YTM during the winter ski season. I'm not sure if they still do. I was at Tremblant last week and it was quite crowded-mostly Canadians though. Oh yeah I remember that. It lasted a couple of winters. Long gone though...not surprising given how many Canadi...

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by Dominion301
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YTM to US
Replies: 15
Views: 2231

Re: YTM to US

Recently one airline cut service to Ottawa due to low loads. Why would a route to an area, with low population, about half way between Montreal & Ottawa and farther north work? Whats there to attract enough passengers that the Capital could not? YTM serves Mont Tremblant, the Whistler of Easter...

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by Dominion301
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/10/2017: UA Adds EWR-BGR, ORD-CGI, ORD-UIN, Resumes ORD-PBI
Replies: 31
Views: 8251

Re: OAG Changes 9/10/2017: UA Adds EWR-BGR, ORD-CGI, ORD-UIN, Resumes ORD-PBI

Interesting to see BGR gain UA to EWR only a few months after DL launched BGR-LGA.

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by Dominion301
Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair
Replies: 51
Views: 7126

Re: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair

Interesting that they're going in to high cost YYZ and higher cost YVR, with a YEG "hub". They're jumping in on routes that already have tonnes of frequency.

Also interesting that Jetlines have announced YHM and YKF will be the initial focus of their operations.

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by Dominion301
Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities
Replies: 13
Views: 3277

Re: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities

YQB and no YOW? Why? YOW should have enough to fill a 737 or even a 757. You'd think so, and no doubt the demand is there, but the YOW Airport Authority aren't exactly known for being savvy at attracting new air service...especially leisure-oriented pax routes, where YOW is the only major airport i...

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by Dominion301
Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TTN and HVN Jet Bridges
Replies: 20
Views: 2378

Re: TTN and HVN Jet Bridges

ORK is an airport where I've been to, where there is (at least was as it was a few years ago for me) only 1 jet bridge and it gets little to no use. Ryanair and Aer Lingus, the two main jet aircraft operators both don't use the bridge. I believe when ORK's new terminal was built, the original plan ...

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by Dominion301
Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines seeking to expand dominance at Dallas Love Field
Replies: 94
Views: 10544

Re: Southwest Airlines seeking to expand dominance at Dallas Love Field

[url][url][/url][/url] The best way to boost competition at DAL would be to double the number of gates and give 10 to Frontier and 10 to Spirit. An even better way would be to restore the gate count to 32 and make all 12 of those gates CUTE. Then everyone that wanted access could share those and in ...

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by Dominion301
Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities
Replies: 13
Views: 3277

Re: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities

The question remains at when YQB will be added. I wonder how many flights it could warrant to cover the needs around YQB and further east in smaller communities? TS flies YQB-CDG. Not as it is. See below. YQB has had direct flights to Europe for decades on TS to CDG. The route has just been tempora...

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by Dominion301
Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TTN and HVN Jet Bridges
Replies: 20
Views: 2378

Re: TTN and HVN Jet Bridges

The most interesting jetbridge I've ever seen is in Sitka Alaska. You go to ground. Then up stairs and immediately enter the jet bridge. So tickets are scanned at ground level, then steps, then bridge, then plane. The opposite of this is a little more common though, namely descending stairs in the ...

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by Dominion301
Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities
Replies: 13
Views: 3277

Re: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities

The question remains at when YQB will be added. That could be an interesting new destination, as there are no direct flights to Europe. I assume we will see a few destinations added when the 737MAX arrive at FI. Regarding the frequency increase, FI always tries to up the frequency to at least 4 tim...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21703

Re: DL add IND-CDG

As for what's next with DL, what about CVG-LHR (didn't DL recently snag another LHR slot on top of the one they're using for PDX?? Although with WW on the way, I'm a lot more doubtful about this one happening. MKE-CDG perhaps? However, MKE seems more suited to a 321 or MAX to Iceland than a legacy ...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21703

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Is Indy close enough to CVG or ORD that flyers would have previously driven for nonstop service to CDG or other European cities? If so then DL will cannibalize itself a bit to Cincy, but take away business from AA/UA/international flag carriers at ORD. By car Google Maps puts IND-CVG at 1:53, IND-O...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21703

Re: DL add IND-CDG

As for what's next with DL, what about CVG-LHR (didn't DL recently snag another LHR slot on top of the one they're using for PDX?? Although with WW on the way, I'm a lot more doubtful about this one happening. MKE-CDG perhaps? However, MKE seems more suited to a 321 or MAX to Iceland than a legacy ...

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by Dominion301
Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21703

Re: DL add IND-CDG

https://twitter.com/GoldboxATL/status/893457158473486337 Remember this tweet from August: "Hearing #Delta will be announcing new international routes as early as today; some from focus cities. Let the guessing games begin." I don't think this will be the last announcement we hear from DL ...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest orders 25 E175
Replies: 37
Views: 4746

Re: Skywest orders 25 E175

Interesting that they didn't just order 15 E170s instead. When was the last time an E170 was built? Probably the same price and these have the ability to be 76 seaters later... Smart thinking... the 170 has different engines, so parts are common. This will pave the way for Aspen operations.. just w...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21703

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Agreed. It is much more likely that IND-CDG will drain from drivers that go into ORD, where service to Europe is much more plenty and competition keeps fares very attractive. Virtually no one drives 8+ hours round trip (in Chicago traffic) to take a more expensive non-stop flight, when they can con...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21703

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Is Indy close enough to CVG or ORD that flyers would have previously driven for nonstop service to CDG or other European cities? If so then DL will cannibalize itself a bit to Cincy, but take away business from AA/UA/international flag carriers at ORD. By car Google Maps puts IND-CVG at 1:53, IND-O...

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by Dominion301
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest orders 25 E175
Replies: 37
Views: 4746

Re: Skywest orders 25 E175

Interesting that they didn't just order 15 E170s instead. When was the last time an E170 was built?

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by Dominion301
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada announces YVR-ZRH/YVR-CDG and additional capacity to LHR/DEL/MEL
Replies: 59
Views: 10245

Re: Air Canada announces YVR-ZRH/YVR-CDG and additional capacity to LHR/DEL/MEL

Like Norwegian, they have to put all that iron somewhere. . Because they're making money at it. Air Canada will have only 5 767s left at mainline within 16 months. I'll be shocked if that truly does end up being the case given the huge international expansion AC have undertaken since the 787 came o...

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by Dominion301
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada new livery update
Replies: 53
Views: 7903

Re: Air Canada new livery update

This change in livery from the most beautiful in the world to the most boring and tacky is a crime against humanity. There, I said it. I must admit to not being thrilled seeing it in photographs for the first time. Now as I see the aircraft taxiing by, or parked next to an aircraft in the former co...

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by Dominion301
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 250
Views: 31793

Re: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent

So I'm guessing then CX won't be announcing any new service to the likes of those beer hot spots such as Jeddah or Tehran. :champagne: ;) CX served Jeddah few years back and are interested in Tehran. A (humorous) point I believe was being made, they aren't exactly known as beer hot spots unless you...

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by Dominion301
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 250
Views: 31793

Re: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent

So I'm guessing then CX won't be announcing any new service to the likes of those beer hot spots such as Jeddah or Tehran. :champagne: ;)

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by Dominion301
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Canada's airports runways aren't long enough
Replies: 16
Views: 3542

Re: Canada's airports runways aren't long enough

This is slightly misleading; the main issue seems to be the RESA dimensions (RSA in the U.S.), not the runway length itself. Agreed. The title to the thread should be changed. YTZ is one of the few airports in Canada that truly desires a longer runway...and they're prevented from even doing so, all...

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by Dominion301
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Canada's airports runways aren't long enough
Replies: 16
Views: 3542

Re: Canada's airports runways aren't long enough

Both of YOW's main runways 07/25 and 14/32 have had their RESAs upgraded at each end to meet ICAO minimums. There was lots of pressure on the YOW Airport Authority thanks to Trans States and their 3 separate E145 overruns at the airport.

04/22 is only for GA traffic.

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