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by cledaybuck
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH
Replies: 87
Views: 11422

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

I get all that (and BOS is the exception the other way due to the Red Sox), but it is just amazing to me that UA can't even offer once daily in high season from their hub in a metro area 3 times the size. It just goes to show the weakness of the IAD hub domestically and the power of DCA in perimete...

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by cledaybuck
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH
Replies: 87
Views: 11422

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

PIT, Michigan, and Ohio have a foot on both sides of that. Illinois is more RSW. I get all that (and BOS is the exception the other way due to the Red Sox), but it is just amazing to me that UA can't even offer once daily in high season from their hub in a metro area 3 times the size. It just goes ...

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by cledaybuck
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH
Replies: 87
Views: 11422

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

I find it incredible UA flies this but not IAD-RSW. RSW demand is pretty Midwest (and Germany)-centric. Sort of the opposite of PBI, which skews east coast. PIT, Michigan, and Ohio have a foot on both sides of that. Illinois is more RSW. I get all that (and BOS is the exception the other way due to...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces SMF-KOA
Replies: 51
Views: 4482

Re: AS announces SMF-KOA

And I grew up believing that California itself was a beach destination... Water temperatures off the coast of California are pretty cold compared to most beach destinations. Yeah the temperatures are very cool; you have to get to San Diego in order to feel ocean temperatures ~70-degrees....not fun ...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces SMF-KOA
Replies: 51
Views: 4482

Re: AS announces SMF-KOA

They can and should enter majority of monopolies that as has which are just making so much money and have plenty of demand. Do you want to list those monopoly routes that have plenty of demand to support two carriers? Depending on your definition of supporting. THey probably aren’t expecting to mak...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Management layoffs coming to AA
Replies: 37
Views: 8546

Re: Management layoffs coming to AA

DarthLobster wrote:
Wonder how much they’d save if they just kicked Parker to the curb like he deserves. Icahn and Lorenzo are saving a seat for him in CEO hell...
They are still alive.

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces SMF-KOA
Replies: 51
Views: 4482

Re: AS announces SMF-KOA

redzeppelin wrote:
ucdtim17 wrote:
Cubsrule wrote:


Also PVR, LTO, ZLO, ZIH, MZT


And I grew up believing that California itself was a beach destination...
Water temperatures off the coast of California are pretty cold compared to most beach destinations.

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH
Replies: 87
Views: 11422

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

On a trip to Tahoe, I was chatting with our waiter who was a long time resident and worker. He surprised the hell out of me me by saying that summer tourism is something like three times greater than winter. I don't dispute that Tahoe is popular in the Summer, but it would be interesting to see the...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces SMF-KOA
Replies: 51
Views: 4482

Re: AS announces SMF-KOA

^^^ It amazes me how many people go to Hawaii for vacation. It’s treated as the ‘Holy Grail’ of places to go for so many Americans... I’ve never quite figured this out. It’s not exotic at all. Weather is good, and lots of beaches, sure. But what is the huge draw that fills all these flights day in ...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Countries and regions where the airport of the largest city is not the busiest
Replies: 54
Views: 2828

Re: Countries and regions where the airport of the largest city is not the busiest

Exactly. He specifically said "city" , not catchment area Which, in the context of airports, is particularly inane... as (1) no airline uses only the city-proper for its market assessment, and (2) many large cities don't have an airport within the actual city limits, but usually a suburb ...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next A330 Neo orders....
Replies: 113
Views: 19914

Re: Next A330 Neo orders....

Here is another point...if the A338neo has the same range and capacity of the A350, why would airlines order the 797? If the numbers of profitability per seat, and operational costs do not come in line...Delta and other airlines that are potential customers of the 797, will default to the 338neo. M...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Body of Water To Walk Around
Replies: 15
Views: 590

Re: The Correct Body of Water To Walk Around

Lake Erie Circle Tour or nothing

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by cledaybuck
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR Ambitions
Replies: 26
Views: 2311

Re: RR Ambitions

keesje wrote:
I wonder of breaking up IAE can be seen as a stroke of brilliance, looking back.
Yeah, I am sure RR is thrilled they are shut out of the narrowbody market for the foreseeable future.

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by cledaybuck
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2026 World Cup Host Selection
Replies: 30
Views: 1120

Re: 2026 World Cup Host Selection

Looks like the North American bid is the winner.

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by cledaybuck
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1
Replies: 64
Views: 10378

Re: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1

A CS500 can make sense for Airbus, if we look at Airbus development into the future. At some point, Airbus will want to make something bigger than the 320 for their MOM contestant. What a CS500 would do, is increase the size of the smallest plane in the new family. It would mean an easy increase in...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 378
Views: 9969

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

scbriml wrote:
I guess when you're spewing so much bile it makes it difficult to separate fact from fiction, but Obama didn't give up billions, it was Iran's money all along.
And he actually got something in return for it.

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by cledaybuck
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: True Republican Values
Replies: 114
Views: 3219

Re: True Republican Values

The thing is, in 2010, when the Tea Party was trying to take over the Republican Party, Trump would have been a RINO. Now his values appear to be the party's values. I guess that is the who point of this thread in the first place. Trump is a RINO, just a different kind. I have come to calling his k...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: True Republican Values
Replies: 114
Views: 3219

Re: True Republican Values

We know they do it at their donors command, before the tax cuts they admitted as much. "Pass the bill or dont bitger calling again". Amazes me how there isn't a corruption investigation when a member of congress says on national television that he is voting for a law to secure future paym...

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by cledaybuck
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Max 9 North America inaugural service
Replies: 68
Views: 9429

Re: 737 Max 9 North America inaugural service

Correct. You could have easily taken off of a 7000 ft runway (like BOS 9) with that TOW. Might be flaps 15 or 25, but it’s doable. There’d be a lot less reduce, though. UA will operate the MAX9 out of OGG later this year, so runway performance must be sufficient if it can take off a 7000ft runway a...

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by cledaybuck
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1096
Views: 87439

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Thank you for the summary above. That is very helpful and, even more importantly, rational. Much appreciated. On the topic of WN, what are the next big possible adds for them at CMH? Now that HOU will be daily, would a daily MSY be a possibility? Like many others I was shocked that we did not get a...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 818
Views: 67806

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

As in, the school that is better at football than yours (Alabama and Clemson exempted). As in the school nobody actually ever went to but cheers for anyway because they win sometimes. I mean, I'll admit that I root for them and never went there, but they are one of the largest schools in the U.S. 6...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?
Replies: 65
Views: 4453

Re: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?

probably one would need to make a chart to really assess the difference. Seat width and pitch, luggage charges, nuisance fees, All over comfort, all overs service, satisfaction with flight and service appropriate for price, when things go amiss do they fix it, etc. interlining available and price. ...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 818
Views: 67806

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

flymco753 wrote:
cledaybuck wrote:
greenair727 wrote:
THE Canada?
It's like Ohio State.
As in, the school nobody likes? ;)
As in, the school that is better at football than yours (Alabama and Clemson exempted).

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 818
Views: 67806

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

greenair727 wrote:
THE Canada?
It's like Ohio State.

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1096
Views: 87439

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Sometimes it seems like CMH can't catch a break, particularly when compared to its peers: http://www.dispatch.com/business/20180606/columbus-loses-flights-to-west-coast-again Granted, the route is mostly O&D to the "second" airport in the Bay Area on an airline with limited business a...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1096
Views: 87439

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Sometimes it seems like CMH can't catch a break, particularly when compared to its peers: http://www.dispatch.com/business/20180606/columbus-loses-flights-to-west-coast-again Granted, the route is mostly O&D to the "second" airport in the Bay Area on an airline with limited business a...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1096
Views: 87439

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

And am surprised the OAK service on the cattle car lasted as long as it did. Most of the business in the Bay Area is closer to SFO or SJC, and the only thing that's worse than flying an hour on WN is flying five. It should not be used as some kind of metric as to whether or not a biz traveler-appea...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?
Replies: 65
Views: 4453

Re: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?

It makes sense to ask, especially in the US. While there is still a massive difference between full service carriers/LCC and ULCCs, the line between full service carriers (US3) and LCC (WN, B6) has really blurred with the introduction of basic economy fares. If you book flights on the companies you...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?
Replies: 65
Views: 4453

Re: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?

Is someone really asking this question? Wow. It makes sense to ask, especially in the US. While there is still a massive difference between full service carriers/LCC and ULCCs, the line between full service carriers (US3) and LCC (WN, B6) has really blurred with the introduction of basic economy fa...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?
Replies: 65
Views: 4453

Re: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?

Plenty of LCC's (and ULCC's) offer connections, at least in the US. While there are some differences, to the majority of travelers who sit in Y and want the lowest price from point A to point B, there really isn't much difference. That's a difference between Europe and the USA. Here in Europe most ...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?
Replies: 65
Views: 4453

Re: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?

i think it is a bit more complicated than many are saying. Legacies typically offer interline ticketing and agreements, which means that in case of an IRROP they can reroute you on another airline; LCC’s usually cannot (although some, like JetBlue in the US, do have some interline agreements. South...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: True Republican Values
Replies: 114
Views: 3219

Re: True Republican Values

This is my exact point and the intended purpose of this thread. The election is long over and Trump has been proven not to be a champion for republican values. So why is he still getting very high approval ratings from republican voters? Its like in your Ford example. sure, people bought into the &...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: True Republican Values
Replies: 114
Views: 3219

Re: True Republican Values

But the GOP is holding onto that brand. I’m not the one making this up. They are out there saying, “look at the left and their terrible spending. We’re much better than they are.” They are the ones saying, “look at how the left allows our traditional family values to be destroyed, we’ll protect tho...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Antitrust question about Southwest and Alaska?
Replies: 12
Views: 1606

Re: Anti Trust question with Southwest?

in the same announcement, WN is getting something from AS, and giving AS less competition at an important post merger hub, that AS would probably like to strengthen. If there was a tit-for-tat conversation had between the airlines, that would technically be illegal. Even if it is logically in both ...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Antitrust question about Southwest and Alaska?
Replies: 12
Views: 1606

Re: Anti Trust question with Southwest?

Southwest is adding SJC-TUS and adding frequencies to SJC-PDX and SJC-SNA, all of which compete with AS.

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rolls-Royce: More 787 groundings imminent.
Replies: 66
Views: 17257

Re: Rolls-Royce: More 787 groundings imminent.

It will still be less than the entire fleet being grounded for battery containment modifications - and many on here claimed that was a nothing burger. I don't know. The worldwide fleet was quite a bit smaller when the battery issues were happening (and they were certainly a big deal, despite what a...

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by cledaybuck
Wed May 30, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 318
Views: 6136

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

I don't care about Roseanne's show, and she's deservedly getting punishment, but the obvious double-standard is dividing this country and should alarm all Americans. Unfortunately it doesn't. Keep on dividing. No double standard here. Racists and bigots will continue to be ridiculed and publicly sh...

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by cledaybuck
Wed May 30, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 318
Views: 6136

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

Its worth hundreds and hundreds of people losing their jobs and livelihoods so we can punish what one person said on a Twitter account that was apologized for deleted shortly afterwards. No, to me it's not, but it's also not my call, it's ABC/Disney that made that call, as is their right as a priva...

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by cledaybuck
Tue May 29, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct vintage video game
Replies: 33
Views: 1245

Re: The correct vintage video game

Tecmo Super Bowl or Baseball Stars

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by cledaybuck
Tue May 29, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct phobia
Replies: 22
Views: 734

Re: The correct phobia

Snakes.

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by cledaybuck
Tue May 29, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Shies Away From 78J/77X For Time Being
Replies: 61
Views: 9816

Re: AA Shies Away From 78J/77X For Time Being

Considering the 788 seats more than the 763 and the 789 seat more than the 772 (and only 6 less than the 333, of which there are only 9), seems like there will be some growth in seats with this order.

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by cledaybuck
Tue May 29, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 818
Views: 67806

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

When oh when is a new terminal going to be part of the civic dialogue, rather than patchwork solutions to the many, many shortcomings of the airport, including but not limited to FIS. Heck even the Clowns, I mean the Browns ownership has floated the idea that they will need to replace the late 1990...

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by cledaybuck
Tue May 29, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no flights on US3 to eastern Atlantic islands?
Replies: 126
Views: 10877

Re: Why no flights on US3 to eastern Atlantic islands?

Maybe I am missing something, but looking at the average air and water temperatures for Tenerife, it looks way too cold to be a year round beach destination.

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by cledaybuck
Sat May 26, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta ends JFK-Havana, return authority
Replies: 76
Views: 6770

Re: Delta ends JFK-Havana, return authority

Awfully convenient of AA and DL to ask for changes AFTER they were awarded more frequencies.

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by cledaybuck
Wed May 23, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonalds sued over cheese
Replies: 82
Views: 3143

Re: McDonalds sued over cheese

Are we sure this belongs in non aviation and not civil aviation? After all, that is the pricing structure the airlines are striving for.

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by cledaybuck
Wed May 23, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 263
Views: 22601

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

from what I can see, WN does well out of FLL when the other side is a decent sized WN station. In some cases, it has lower yields than B6 even on routes like AUS/LAS where it's far and away the largest carrier. That tells me B6 really dominates them in terms of grabbing point of sale at FLL. And wh...

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by cledaybuck
Tue May 22, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Simpsons quote thread.
Replies: 22
Views: 1061

Re: Simpsons quote thread.

We haven't had one of these forever!!! "Lisa, if you don't like your job, you don't strike! You go in every day and do it really half-assed, that's the American way!" "Hi Supernintendo Chalmers." "Me fail English? That's unpossible." "Mmmm pistol whip" "...

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by cledaybuck
Mon May 21, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thoughts on the Delta SkyMiles Amex?
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Re: Thoughts on the Delta SkyMiles Amex?

Do you check enough bags to pay the $95 AF? If so, go for it.

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by cledaybuck
Mon May 14, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA RFQ now ongoing for 767 replacement?
Replies: 215
Views: 29346

Re: UA RFQ now ongoing for 767 replacement?

If you can present us with that contract then we can verify it has no viable escape clauses. Until we have such, or until the aircraft are delivered, speculation of the aircraft not being delivered is quite valid, even if some are upset by that notion. We even have two recent proof points. You must...

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