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by Aliqiout
Sat May 19, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Economy of Scales not applying to airports?
Replies: 25
Views: 2677

Re: Economy of Scales not applying to airports?

I'd be ok with it if this improved service, but too many airport personnel are not working as fast as private sector employees. Disagree? Show me the benchmarks Lightsaber That's not how it works, if you bring up a fact it's your responsibility to prove it. Asking everyone else to disprove it makes...

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by Aliqiout
Sat May 19, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Economy of Scales not applying to airports?
Replies: 25
Views: 2677

Re: Economy of Scales not applying to airports?

I'd be ok with it if this improved service, but too many airport personnel are not working as fast as private sector employees. Disagree? Show me the benchmarks Lightsaber That's not how it works, if you bring up a fact it's your responsibility to prove it. Asking everyone else to disprove it makes...

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by Aliqiout
Sun May 13, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 90
Views: 13934

Re: Rumor: UA cutting EWR-BDL/BWI/DSM and while expanding domestic service

Of course BWI to IAD won’t get service. Then, not sure why you wrote: Downtown Baltimore to IAD: 60 mi, potential nonstop service ABE to PHL has nonstop service on AA. About the same hassle of driving time (from Baltimore to IAD) and AA warrants the service from Allentown to PHL. How is UA ceding t...

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by Aliqiout
Sat May 12, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 90
Views: 13934

Re: Rumor: UA cutting EWR-BDL/BWI/DSM and while expanding domestic service

Jamake1 wrote:
MIflyer12 wrote:
PSP just isn't a destination for much of the East - or they fly to LAX and enjoy the drive into the desert. Looking at PSP arrivals yesterday and I don't see anything east of MSP (Sun Country!) and ORD (AA).


Doesn’t JetBlue fly JFK-PSP seasonally?

AS flies this seasonally.

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by Aliqiout
Tue May 08, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes
Replies: 239
Views: 18798

Re: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes

Those roads are paid for through fuel taxes not general expenditures. That was the plan, but since 2007 fuel taxes have fallen short and funds have been transferred from the US treasury general fund every year since. Every year fuel taxes fund a smaller percentage. It should also be noted that loca...

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by Aliqiout
Mon May 07, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes
Replies: 239
Views: 18798

Re: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes

You're kidding right? You know what else is subsidized? Every effing mile of road that you drive your gas guzzling SUV on! Are you dumb enough to think that your taxes actually pay for the roads you drive on? You're freaking kidding right? When the government spends trillions to build unnecessary r...

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by Aliqiout
Mon May 07, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT:Airlines to launch payments system to rival credit card groups
Replies: 28
Views: 4013

Re: FT:Airlines to launch payments system to rival credit card groups

VS11 wrote:
Aliqiout wrote:
They are not going to offer a discount to use the new system, they are going to add a fee to use any other payment method.


Their goal is for the fee to be cents...

Exactly why a discount doesn't make sense, but a fee does.

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by Aliqiout
Mon May 07, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT:Airlines to launch payments system to rival credit card groups
Replies: 28
Views: 4013

Re: FT:Airlines to launch payments system to rival credit card groups

MalevTU134 wrote:
Aliqiout wrote:
They are not going to offer a discount to use the new system, they are going to add a fee to use any other payment method.

That is not allowed under EU regulations.

It is still allowed on cooperate cards. The ban is only for personal cards.

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by Aliqiout
Mon May 07, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT:Airlines to launch payments system to rival credit card groups
Replies: 28
Views: 4013

Re: FT:Airlines to launch payments system to rival credit card groups

They are not going to offer a discount to use the new system, they are going to add a fee to use any other payment method.

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by Aliqiout
Sun May 06, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes
Replies: 239
Views: 18798

Re: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes

Eminent Domain will not be necessary as the Texas Central High Speed Rail project is being built along a power transmission line easement. An easment is a limited right to use someone else's land. A power transmission line easment generally allows the use of the land to transmit power. If someone w...

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by Aliqiout
Sun May 06, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes
Replies: 239
Views: 18798

Re: Bloomberg article: Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes

Texas Central Rail is making good strides, the company that wants to do HSR between Houston and Dallas. However, if you notice, all the board members are Texas A&M grads, even their intern is an A&M student. They are even putting a stop in the middle of nowhere as a "college stop"...

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by Aliqiout
Sun May 06, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/6/2018:DL Drops CVG-XNA; 3M Drops MCO-FPO
Replies: 74
Views: 10123

Re: OAG Changes 5/6/2018:DL Drops CVG-XNA; 3M Drops MCO-FPO

I have heard that P&G (and some other Cincinnati companies) are very annoyed with Delta at the moment. This is centered around DL dropping regional routes such as CVG-PIT/GRR/RIC/MSN/MEM/XNA that cannot be flown easily on other carriers and choosing to start IND-CDG instead of a CVG-AMS or LHR ...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA
Replies: 107
Views: 12841

Re: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA

AS needs to consolidate back at DFW. Sooner or later, and like it or notm WN is going to get those two gates. No airline should be legally permitted to control 100% of the gates at ANY airport. You underestimate the extent to which DL is determined to fight WN on this one. Even airlines like AA, UA...

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by Aliqiout
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 291
Views: 28928

Re: The Future of ISP

Still no Toronto service planned? That's a shame--maybe it's too far out of the city to take advantage of the business travel that is based from Central Long Island. It’s still because KISP is not going International until 2019 (TSA customs installed).. I think it’s part of the public plan so if we...

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by Aliqiout
Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does Short-Haul Business/First Class have a Future?
Replies: 29
Views: 2892

Re: Does Short-Haul Business/First Class have a Future?

It's worth noting that the U.S airline that carries the most domestic passengers is all Y.

How many extra seats does middle blocking get versus domestic F?

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by Aliqiout
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14442

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Wouldn't it be funny if AS added JFK and/or BOS

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by Aliqiout
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What would happen at DEN if Southwest overtakes United?
Replies: 57
Views: 5936

Re: What would happen at DEN if Southwest overtakes United?

I redeem for Y, but I only fly UA a couple of times a year and still manage to get a free ticket that would cost about $1400 every three years. Combined with my DL, AS and AS redemptions I usually get two international mileage tickets a year, about $2800 in value. If I flew WN every time I was flyi...

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by Aliqiout
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What would happen at DEN if Southwest overtakes United?
Replies: 57
Views: 5936

Re: What would happen at DEN if Southwest overtakes United?

In 20 years, when you collect enough UA miles to fly international business, be sure to write a trip report about it!!! It's really not that difficult. My next trip on UA is a paid J ticket on the company dime to Asia... Yes, it is that difficult. What percentage of the population do you believe tr...

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by Aliqiout
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 21136

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

This doesn't make sense...FAT, while significantly closer by air, is about the same drive time as SFO, and a much longer drive than airports in RNO, BFL, BUR, ONT, and (depending on traffic) even LAX. I don't think anyone would drive to FAT to then fly to SFO from MMH... LOL well that is what the H...

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by Aliqiout
Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 21136

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

That’s the danger of not being in IATA. Ironically if the ticket had been booked on Volaris or Interjet, they’re IATA members and thus rebooking can be done. SY isn’t an IATA member. In the USA, the IATA members in passenger operations are the Big 3, Hawaiian, Alaska, and JetBlue only. I suspect th...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons
Replies: 104
Views: 10981

Re: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons

I occasionally book that far out too, for international travel to small expensive destinations between city pairs that require interlining. For these types of trips the cost is very stable, and once I establish the need for the trip I buy it, so I don't habe to think about it anymore. The expected ...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 21136

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

And you clearly don't understand everybody else's position. We are focused on what the end result means for passengers - and we believe most passengers would, when conditions make it necessary, prefer that the airline help them arrive home a couple of days late... rather than being told the airline...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons
Replies: 104
Views: 10981

Re: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons

I occasionally book that far out too, for international travel to small expensive destinations between city pairs that require interlining. For these types of trips the cost is very stable, and once I establish the need for the trip I buy it, so I don't habe to think about it anymore. The expected s...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 21136

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

Weather sucks but this could have been handled better. Its an assumed risk of taking a smaller carrier It's not really the size of the carrier that is the problem. I have had canceled flights on much smaller carriers that added flights or interlined their customers to get them where they were going...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons
Replies: 104
Views: 10981

Re: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons

cvgComair wrote:
Aliqiout wrote:
that is different than deliberately selling a "dummy schedule" that they know exceeds what the will fly, and repeating the same over sale year after year.

Well that is exactly what DL (and many other airlines) do. :?

And that is exactly the problem.

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by Aliqiout
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons
Replies: 104
Views: 10981

Re: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons

It was just a filler schedule, Delta didn't anticipate anything. These changes are 7-8 months out, current bookings are not going to indicate what the demand is eventually going to be. CVG-CDG hasn't been daily during Nov/Dec in years, but every year the filler schedule shows daily until the date g...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons
Replies: 104
Views: 10981

Re: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons

It showed up last week as well, must be some sort of filing error by Delta or GoJet. Most of them are normal reductions that occur every year. Yes but that fact remains Delta had them listed as daily and reduced them so they are showing less demand than Delta anticipated. It was just a filler sched...

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by Aliqiout
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Intl plans Canada launch on July 23, 2018
Replies: 77
Views: 9992

Re: Norwegian Air Intl plans Canada launch on July 23, 2018

Whatever works. I just helped a Coworker book flights for his relatives in Spain to Northwest Arkansas for an extended stay Norwegian BCN /EWR non stop then American to XNA nonstop 500 bucks each way per person. What happens if the NOrwegian flight misconnects the AA flight or vice versa? They left...

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by Aliqiout
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 299
Views: 42804

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Would the competition commission of the EU allow a full merger? This will not go down too well with LH group/Air france-KLM. What merger? IAG is NOT an airline. When are people going to understand that? I see zero competition issues here. No it's not, but most of the discussion here is about compet...

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by Aliqiout
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/8/2018: DL Drops EWR-CDG, EW Drops RSW-CGN;, Level Into EWR-ORY, WN Adds MDW-SNA, Y4 Drops LAX-ACA/PVR
Replies: 113
Views: 13891

Re: OAG Changes 4/8/2018: DL Drops EWR-CDG, EW Drops RSW-CGN;, Level Into EWR-ORY, WN Adds MDW-SNA, Y4 Drops LAX-ACA/PVR

I wasn’t aware that AS had a focus city at LAX. And on a related point, wasn’t VX losing money before the merger? LAX has been some sort of focus city for AS since the late 1980's when they started flying to Mexico. Lately, it had been a focus point for Latin America in general with service to Cost...

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by Aliqiout
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS places order for 50 A320neo
Replies: 74
Views: 13352

Re: SAS places order for 50 A320neo

Narfish641 wrote:
Big accomplishment for both SAS and Airbus!

How is this an accomplishment for SAS?

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by Aliqiout
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/8/2018: DL Drops EWR-CDG, EW Drops RSW-CGN;, Level Into EWR-ORY, WN Adds MDW-SNA, Y4 Drops LAX-ACA/PVR
Replies: 113
Views: 13891

Re: OAG Changes 4/8/2018: DL Drops EWR-CDG, EW Drops RSW-CGN;, Level Into EWR-ORY, WN Adds MDW-SNA, Y4 Drops LAX-ACA/PVR

It is my belief that by Fall, AS will scale way back on DAL, if not pull out and sell the slots and gates at LGA, DCA and DAL. However, it wouldn't surprise me if AS tries to change their DCA-DAL slots to beyond-perimeter slots...however, I very doubt it will be authorized. AS already holds 10 beyo...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AS Aircraft type unknown for VX flight 1 week out
Replies: 54
Views: 3897

Re: AS Aircraft type unknown for VX flight 1 week out

The site does not show those seats. I really hoped to get "HELP" from VX, which again diverts to agitated AS reps, who many are not cross-skilled, and in the end, they all defer to "equipment not yet decided" so no idea about seats. I created this entire post to expose a major C...

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by Aliqiout
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%
Replies: 100
Views: 16956

Re: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%

I think you have it backwards. If AS is charging the same price for first that B6 is for Mint, B6 is the looser. I think you fundamentally have no idea how efficient mint is as a platform. Not having free upgrades, cheap upgrades for elites and lounge access amongst other things really level the co...

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by Aliqiout
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%
Replies: 100
Views: 16956

Re: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%

while AS happily pursued a larger, and therefore, more lucrative market segment on those same routes. Time will tell if AS made the right decision. MINT can be as affordable as $499, so I would say it is also aimed at this larger more lucrative market segment you are talking about. And can AS remai...

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by Aliqiout
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines and Texas
Replies: 77
Views: 8994

Re: Delta Air Lines and Texas

I don't know, I think UA goes further than WN in that United Express flies to Laredo, College Station and Killeen. WN only flies to larger markets now with the exception of the legacy Texas cities. This is probably due to equipment, and using a 737 for such short hops is not that efficient now that...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines and Texas
Replies: 77
Views: 8994

Re: Delta Air Lines and Texas

DL is restoring SLC-ELP. I don't understand the obsesion with PDEWs to hubs from secondary and tertiary markets. In major markets the non stop market is a driver, but secondary markets are mostly connecting. You are right, that a closer hub has an advantage in that it can provide more omnidirectiona...

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by Aliqiout
Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska tells pilots it will post loss
Replies: 91
Views: 12902

Re: Alaska tells pilots it will post loss

Will B6 takeover AS? It is not so easy for a smaller airline to "take over" a bigger airline with a larger market cap. A merger however..... Incorrect....If you actually think about it HP bought AA. So a smaller airline can gobble up a big one. What do you mean incorrect? Even if your one...

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by Aliqiout
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska tells pilots it will post loss
Replies: 91
Views: 12902

Re: Alaska tells pilots it will post loss

chunhimlai wrote:
Will B6 takeover AS?

It is not so easy for a smaller airline to "take over" a bigger airline with a larger market cap. A merger however.....

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by Aliqiout
Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA expands basic economy to transatlantic flights
Replies: 45
Views: 6006

Re: AA expands basic economy to transatlantic flights

The problem at least so far is that all the third party travel sites like Priceline and Orbitz don't distinguish between economy and basic economy. I have used them in the past to put together itineraries that cross different airline alliances and are impossible to piece together on the airlines' w...

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by Aliqiout
Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How to Revive Airline Competition
Replies: 81
Views: 5956

Re: How to Revive Airline Competition

I agree Southwest is a legacy carrier it operates along the same line as the US3 it is no longer the huge value it once was against the majors. What are you trying to say? You cant just agree with one person to change the definition of a word. We might as well give up talking. If you are just tryin...

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by Aliqiout
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How to Revive Airline Competition
Replies: 81
Views: 5956

Re: How to Revive Airline Competition

No offense, but all this does is showcase that you don't know what the term signifies. "Legacies" are the remaining airlines who had interstate operational authority prior to deregulation in 1978. Of mainline carriers, only four remain: DL, AA, UA, and AS. IINM, there are some regional op...

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by Aliqiout
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of FLG Air Service
Replies: 20
Views: 1848

Re: Future of FLG Air Service

1. You're going to have a layover in PHX anyways, so what's the difference if you're driving 2 hours or sitting in the airport for 2 hours? The time spent driving is a wash with a layover. 2. Looking at the last week or two, there are quite a few delays and a few cancellations on this leg. Not exac...

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by Aliqiout
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of FLG Air Service
Replies: 20
Views: 1848

Re: Future of FLG Air Service

I would love to see FLG get more service, but I am not holding my breath. For example, DEN or SLC have been mentioned as possibilities. 1. why would someone from FLG connect in any of those markets when PHX has ample non-stop flights out of PHX to most medium to large size cities in the US? 2. For ...

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by Aliqiout
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of FLG Air Service
Replies: 20
Views: 1848

Re: Future of FLG Air Service

I would love to see FLG get more service, but I am not holding my breath. For example, DEN or SLC have been mentioned as possibilities. 1. why would someone from FLG connect in any of those markets when PHX has ample non-stop flights out of PHX to most medium to large size cities in the US? 2. For ...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/25/2018: HA Drops OAK-KOA, Defers LIH; AS Drops SFO-MEX
Replies: 97
Views: 11385

Re: OAG Changes 2/25/2018: HA Drops OAK-KOA, Defers LIH; AS Drops SFO-MEX

I'm surprised that there haven't been any increases in May flights into SDF (for Derby) and IND (for the 500). Of course, I may not have been following these weekly reports long enough and they may have already been filed. Flights may have been added as the schedule was loaded. This report only sho...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/25/2018: HA Drops OAK-KOA, Defers LIH; AS Drops SFO-MEX
Replies: 97
Views: 11385

Re: OAG Changes 2/25/2018: HA Drops OAK-KOA, Defers LIH; AS Drops SFO-MEX

hiflyeras wrote:
Can't believe that after wanting the MEX slots so badly that AS is dropping all but 1x LAX-MEX. I can understand reductions on poorly performing ex-VX routes but this was something AS had pursued aggressively.

Per this report AS is flying 2X LAX-MEX

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by Aliqiout
Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/25/2018: HA Drops OAK-KOA, Defers LIH; AS Drops SFO-MEX
Replies: 97
Views: 11385

Re: OAG Changes 2/25/2018: HA Drops OAK-KOA, Defers LIH; AS Drops SFO-MEX

it just seems to me week over week AS continually seems to shrink .Maybe its just adjustments post merger, but the news hasn't seemed all that great of late?! This week's report shows AS growing slightly. Looking at Septmeber the SFO -MEX flight moves to LAX, LAX-SFO and SEA-HNL are up one daily, a...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/18/2018:AM Adds DTW-BJX;AS Drops SFO-FLL/MSP,LAX-MCO,MEX-SAN;NK Drops MSP-ORD;WN Adds EWR-OAK/SAN
Replies: 113
Views: 12718

Re: OAG Changes 2/18/2018:AM Adds DTW-BJX;AS Drops SFO-FLL/MSP,LAX-MCO,MEX-SAN;NK Drops MSP-ORD;WN Adds EWR-OAK/SAN

Midwestindy wrote:
FWIW, WN already added OAK and SAN from EWR a little while back

The WN section header says these are year over year changes, so unless WN added this over a year ago the reporting was correct.

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by Aliqiout
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Mob' breaks out at Des Moines International Airport after 14-hour delay
Replies: 69
Views: 11549

Re: 'Mob' breaks out at Des Moines International Airport after 14-hour delay

At G4, refunds are always offered after 8 hours of delay, every single time, with the only exception is an "Act of God" causing the delay. It's an FAA regulation that a refund has to be issued after so many continuous delay, without cancellation or reschedule. I'm almost 100% positive the...

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