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by cledaybuck
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 740
Views: 65287

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

What about MKE? or is it basically the MEM of the north? (i.e. too poor to bother with as a hub) People please stop with the MKE stuff. MKE is not an O&D destination nor is it placed in a geographically positive location for even any network connections unless they were all connecting to Canada...

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by cledaybuck
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 740
Views: 65287

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Everyone is thinking wild and crazy thoughts about mergers and such for no reason lol. The Boston announcement is 99% for sure going to be the Europe announcement, most likely BOS to London and BOS to Ireland or France on the A321LR We have been hearing about this for years, no surprises here. Whil...

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by cledaybuck
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 740
Views: 65287

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Why do they need a middle America hub? They need a West and East coast hub that. You can feed to the smaller middle America cities. Most west coast is O&D as is JFK/BOS. FLL is a good connection hub for Caribbean/Latin America. Middle America offers nothing more than a connection hub that B6 do...

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by cledaybuck
Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 543
Views: 60710

Re: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread

Any word on new route announcements. When will Allegiant start International service. I know they are doing some International charters out of IND. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk Allegiant's fleet will end the year at 77 aircraft after the fleet changeover is complete. That is the smallest nu...

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by cledaybuck
Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 740
Views: 65287

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Could FAT work for them? The airport is growing fast and I dont think there is really one airline that has a complete control on it (except for maybe WN). The airport already has international capabilities which seems they would like. Would a FAT/ONT hub combination work for west coast? FAT for the...

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by cledaybuck
Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 740
Views: 65287

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Yea I totally get your points, it would be a massive undertaking and very expensive for sure. However it’s sort of a sink or swim scenario and the landscape of the avaiation industry is in transition globally with the fuel prices rising and labor factors. B6 was a lot like the WN of the 80’s/90’s t...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 740
Views: 65287

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

If you want to sit at the poker table with the others you gotta have a stack of chips, a good hand, a good strategy or you fold. So yes cha Ching is right. You take the risk, you cut the waste and focus on where the $$ is and you survive or you eventually disappear either through buyout or BK. I do...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Terminal expansion underway at ILM
Replies: 4
Views: 764

Re: Terminal expansion underway at ILM

Next up, flights to LHR!

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by cledaybuck
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!
Replies: 74
Views: 1551

Re: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!

2122M wrote:
Braybuddy wrote:
This is how you raise the next generation of snowflakes.


Define 'snowflake' for me if you could.
Someone who is all up in arms about mansize tissues going away? :D

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by cledaybuck
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 244
Views: 22109

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

They said in the article one of the main reasons is because of Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head. This is basically for the entire state of SC, not just CHS. If they were targeting that, you'd think they'd be offering first class...! ;-) I don't think Myrtle Beach and first class belong in the same sent...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!
Replies: 74
Views: 1551

Re: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!

The point here is the attempt to turn the word "man" into a dirty word and erase it from the English language. If this really gets under your skin, I fear what bigger issues do to you. On second thought, no...not even that. I dont think it is just this specific issue that is bothering, bu...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!
Replies: 74
Views: 1551

Re: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!

Are mansize tissues a thing here in the US? If so, I have never heard of it. I believe they are, but(puts on chauvinistic Phil Hartman accent) i would not know. Men do not need to buy Kleenex. Seriously though , who the hell reads the label when looking for Kleenex? You have to read the label to ma...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!
Replies: 74
Views: 1551

Re: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!

Are mansize tissues a thing here in the US? If so, I have never heard of it.

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by cledaybuck
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1430
Views: 115957

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

That's what United did, too - blame the city, covering up their own incompetence. We're used to that in Cleveland. :smile: Exactly, CLE wasn't the only city to get hosed by our "committed carriers", but a.netters outside the region of speculation almost always side with any airline PR/sta...

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by cledaybuck
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 740
Views: 65287

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Abeam79 wrote:
all airbus in a few years for B6
In name only. The planes were designed by two different companies. I doubt there is much commonality.

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by cledaybuck
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 740
Views: 65287

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

I'm a DTW flyer and B6 fan. I have been reading this thread and one basic question comes to mind that maybe some of you more familiar with B6 can answer...is B6 trying to be a point-to-point carrier or a connecting type carrier? I ask from the standpoint of DTW-FLL for example. When I booked flight...

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by cledaybuck
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped
Replies: 127
Views: 18171

Re: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped

ryder1650 wrote:
SFO-CVG connects well with the Asia arrival bank. CMH-SFO connects well with the Asia departure bank. Go figure.
It's all part of the plan to capture the huge DAY-Asia market. :D

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by cledaybuck
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped
Replies: 127
Views: 18171

Re: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped

Looks like UA jumped on WN cutting CMH-OAK and finally started CMH-SFO. Let's see how much this impacts SFO-CVG, if at all. I don't think WN dropping CMH-OAK and UA adding SFO are related. CMH is one of the larger cities not connected to SFO and huge gateway to TPAC routes. The problem, of course, ...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Site in Toulouse, France
Replies: 27
Views: 5184

Re: Boeing Site in Toulouse, France

Someone check to see if the temperature is dropping in Hell... https://leehamnews.com/2018/10/16/boeing-expected-to-lay-out-new-contract-terms-for-suppliers/ This could have some relevance to 797 by putting the heat on the incumbent vendors by planting the corporate flag in France. Are the French g...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Capacity on JFK-DTW: Why so low?
Replies: 47
Views: 6027

Re: DL Capacity on JFK-DTW: Why so low?

LGA is the preferred airport for NYC O&D and DTW doesn't need many of the connections that JFK offers. It's really that simple.

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by cledaybuck
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Deltas plan for CLT?
Replies: 68
Views: 8028

Re: What is Deltas plan for CLT?

Why do these questions always get asked? clt is the most dominated hub in the country. Why would delta want to loose money on a place like that? Exactly. Why would DL add a bunch of flights to one of the most overserved airports in the country that is of no real strategic value to them. DL will con...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped
Replies: 127
Views: 18171

Re: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped

ryder1650 wrote:
Looks like UA jumped on WN cutting CMH-OAK and finally started CMH-SFO. Let's see how much this impacts SFO-CVG, if at all.
I doubt this affects SFO-CVG at all (or just on the tiniest of margins). It will be interesting to see if WN adds back CMH-OAK for the summer at its next schedule extension.

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by cledaybuck
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1597
Views: 131540

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

According to enilria's weekly OAG thread, UA has jumped onto CMH-SFO at 1x daily starting in June!! A very smart move on their part, and not at all a bad trade IMO for losing the previously daily WN CMH-OAK. Very happy to see they moved so quickly into the market, and congrats to CRAA who I'm sure ...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 740
Views: 65287

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

If they are removing that many cities, will there be any adds? What is going to happen with all those planes?

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by cledaybuck
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: A380-Saving Emirates Deal Is Stalled Due to Engine Impasse
Replies: 324
Views: 48089

Re: Bloomberg: A380-Saving Emirates Deal Is Stalled Due to Engine Impasse

I wonder if this has any affect on the 787 order that hasn't been finalized too?

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by cledaybuck
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation
Replies: 121
Views: 17295

Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

And three lanes that funnel down to two merging on to the Grand Central, which is where most of the traffic is going. Rather than spend this money to encourage more vehicles on the road, money should be spent to bring a one seat ride via rail like ever other major world capital's airport. A conveni...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EAS program extended for another 5 years.
Replies: 46
Views: 2930

Re: EAS program extended for another 5 years.

Because we don’t need it? Perhaps due to the relative inexpense of flying here? I don’t think we need to spend hundreds of billions on a train system that we don’t need simply to try and win a d*** measuring contest with Europe and China. Baloney. HSR would work quite well in certain areas. Just lo...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EAS program extended for another 5 years.
Replies: 46
Views: 2930

Re: EAS program extended for another 5 years.

Look to California if you want a glimpse of how HSR goes. Not very well. Yea, the US can't figure it out for some reason Because we don’t need it? Perhaps due to the relative inexpense of flying here? I don’t think we need to spend hundreds of billions on a train system that we don’t need simply to...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 15789

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

I'm not sure you understand what you are arguing... If a passenger does not see the value in pre-selecting a seat or boarding early they can save the additional money and purchase a Basic Economy ticket. Only those passengers that believe there is extra value in pre-selecting their seat and boardin...

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by cledaybuck
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump engaged in outright fraud, New York Times
Replies: 113
Views: 3190

Re: trump engaged in outright fraud, New York Times

I’m shocked! Shocked to find corruption here!

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by cledaybuck
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"
Replies: 116
Views: 14424

Re: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"

Big changes are coming to JetBlue. From someone that knows a bit more… I honestly don’t see a path forward as a standalone entity with this management team in place. They are too cautious, risk-averse, and slow to respond and execute. The net result is a fleet of planes and a LCC product better pos...

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by cledaybuck
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"
Replies: 116
Views: 14424

Re: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"

I know nothing about whether B6 is going to be sold, merge, or whatever. But B6 going transatlantic has nothing to do with it. It is a completely logical move for an airline with two of its biggest bases in BOS and JFK. Some may argue it is overdue.

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by cledaybuck
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Congress working on a bill that would force FAA to mandate minimum seat size
Replies: 138
Views: 10583

Re: US Congress working on a bill that would force FAA to mandate minimum seat size

A far more reasonable approach would be requiring airlines to list seat width and pitch for every class on the flight you are interesting in taking. Passengers could then make informed choices and shop for the best price and at the same time know what they're getting themselves into. This kind of t...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 15789

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

Adding fuel to the fire that Jetblue may be lacking product differentiation Delta CEO Declares Free In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Coming https://skift.com/2018/09/28/delta-ceo-declares-free-in-flight-wi-fi-is-coming/ Cross Link to A.net discussion: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=14050...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 1339
Views: 25278

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

tommy1808 wrote:
casinterest wrote:
tommy1808 wrote:

was he under oath?

best regards
Thomas



Yep


So the "Clinton lied under oath and had to be impeached" crowd will care or not?

Best regards
Thomas
Not. Kavanuagh is one of the leaders of that crowd.

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by cledaybuck
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 1339
Views: 25278

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Bingo. His reaction was exactly what I would expect from someone that was innocent and drug through Hell like this. Cool and composed would be less convincing. Meaning your mind was already made up then? And your mind wasn't? As all the other liberal minds had their minds made up as well. This guy ...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 1339
Views: 25278

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

What everyone on the left are forgetting (or, possibly, ignoring) are the fifth and the fourteenth amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America. These amendments guarantee the accused the right of due process. This means that the accused is not required to prove their innocence. T...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 11821

Re: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018

While I get the idea for this particular series of threads (WN route speculation), it seems more often than not to be a very 'meh' event. Sure people get all worked up thinking their airport is going to get a lot of growth, but when it doesn't, they complain. Sure, but we are talking about a websit...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 11821

Re: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018

airliner371 wrote:
I think in terms of valuable DAL real estate, CMH covers Southeast Ohio.
I don't think so. That said, I don't think CVG is important enough to WN to add to DAL without more real estate becoming available in DAL (which is obviously not very likely anytime soon).

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by cledaybuck
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y
Replies: 16
Views: 3037

Re: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y

No data for Easyjet unfortunately although you can probably find some here: http://corporate.easyjet.com/~/media/Files/E/Easyjet/pdf/investors/results-centre/2018/easyjet-h1-2018-results-presentation-v3.pdf Although I did see they ranked in terms of ancillary revenue 1. United $5.7b 2. Delta $5.4b ...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y
Replies: 16
Views: 3037

Re: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y

Do you have figures for Easyjet? No data for Easyjet unfortunately although you can probably find some here: http://corporate.easyjet.com/~/media/Files/E/Easyjet/pdf/investors/results-centre/2018/easyjet-h1-2018-results-presentation-v3.pdf Although I did see they ranked in terms of ancillary revenu...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 11821

Re: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018

All it takes is economy tanking for wn to have new opportunities again. Right now, I think they are gate restricted from the bigger airports that are not a fortress hub , so their growth has been in places like Nashville and St. Louis. Who knows what will happen when we get a downturn and ua or aa ...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3315
Views: 388101

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

Afaics there is no continuity from A350Mk1 to the A350XWB. it was a new programme and it is unreasonable to pronounce this as "missed initial EIS by years". Looking back Airbus should not have countered the drug like rush of the "Dreamliner" with a "real product". The ...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Congress working on a bill that would force FAA to mandate minimum seat size
Replies: 138
Views: 10583

Re: US Congress working on a bill that would force FAA to mandate minimum seat size

My continued comment: airlines (and Orbitz or Travelocity) should advertise what they are selling. Just as I generally prefer a 3 star motel, I would like to know what kind of seat I am buying. I find a typical WN seat to be a 3 star. Flying legacy airlines typically 2 star or less regardless of wh...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the USSR were still around...
Replies: 61
Views: 2459

Re: If the USSR were still around...

Add to that the salvation of the world from the Nazis Russia helped defeat the Nazis, it was a team effort. Russia didn't do it on its own, not by a long shot. 80% of the Nazis ' losses were received on the Eastern Front. Tell me, where would the allies be if the USSR did not take part? I'm not say...

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by cledaybuck
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1597
Views: 131540

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

And the August numbers for CMH are out as part of the CRAA meeting agenda packet... to summarize: the good year continues. August '18 passengers 699,986 compared to 642,709 for August '17, YOY increase of 8.9% Total for the year '18, 5,389.991 compared to 5,034,246 for YTD '17, increase of 7.1% Air...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1430
Views: 115957

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

There's a very appropriate saying, two types of people don't like Cleveland, those who've never been and those who've never left. On air service it is frustrating that CLE ranks 43rd in passenger volume, well behind many smaller CSAs, in fact I'm hard pressed to think of another region that is so o...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1597
Views: 131540

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

they have been sustaining at that level in the intra-west coast market for a while now. It just shows how much legacy carriers have been milking off certain midwest markets. It's not even that cheap. $102 is still $.386/mile. Yeah but they are flying CR2s at 60-80% LFs at $140 rt, which can't be ve...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Generally, the correct yogurt is...
Replies: 22
Views: 585

Re: Generally, the correct yogurt is...

Screw Greek! French all the way!

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