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by bfitzflyer
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta future routes from Seattle
Replies: 52
Views: 7022

Re: Delta future routes from Seattle

Outside of the routes mentioned above, I would think the DC area would be a possibility given the size and importance of the market.

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by bfitzflyer
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-ORD
Replies: 97
Views: 10508

Re: DL adding SEA-ORD

way back in the 70's possibly early 80's NW flew this route, I think even with DC10

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by bfitzflyer
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways applies for JFK
Replies: 36
Views: 6110

Re: Kenya Airways applies for JFK

Delta Airlines with a B777-200LR (non stop) or with a B767-300ER via Dakar, is probably the strongest option. They could use Nairobi hub (Kenya Airways) to feed the route. Currently, Delta Airlines has code share on KLM East Africa destinations, as well with Air France to Central Africa. But the pr...

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by bfitzflyer
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-ORD
Replies: 97
Views: 10508

Re: DL adding SEA-ORD

I think the next couple of years are going to be even more interesting for DL in Seattle. With AS merging and right now focused on that, could present an opportunity for a lot more in Seattle of course limited by constraints of the airport.

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by bfitzflyer
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gander International on 9-11
Replies: 2
Views: 2520

Re: Gander International on 9-11

Thanks for sharing this, I had never seen the NBC documentary and it is pretty amazing.

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by bfitzflyer
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could SMF become JetBlue new west coast gateway?
Replies: 21
Views: 3398

Re: Could SMF become JetBlue new west coast gateway?

Location wise Sacramento is good for north/south on the west coast. Population of the metro is more or less 2.5 million which isn't bad. i think the biggest obstacle is it just is not outside of the state of California, a huge business market, which means potentially more leisure fares. That said th...

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by bfitzflyer
Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 52
Views: 4581

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

Just curious along these lines, does anyone know how the new UA flight to SFO is doing.

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by bfitzflyer
Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't B6 fly to the midwest?
Replies: 81
Views: 7691

Re: Why doesn't B6 fly to the midwest?

I am saying a good percentage of JetBlue's routes are between Boston/NYC to Florida

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by bfitzflyer
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't B6 fly to the midwest?
Replies: 81
Views: 7691

Re: Why doesn't B6 fly to the midwest?

Ok, being snarky, but isn't like 80 percent of B6 between BOS/NYC to Florida

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by bfitzflyer
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is JAX so underserved?
Replies: 82
Views: 7316

Re: Why is JAX so underserved?

In looking at wikipedia almost nothing outside of the main hubs for the big carriers. Allegiant has a few routes. I think geography, size of metro and lack of large corporate headquarters hurt Jacksonville in regards to flights.

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by bfitzflyer
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route
Replies: 30
Views: 4285

Re: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route

Going back further I think DL did SAN - HNL and NW did at least seasonally DTW - HNL. Then there is the Japan flights on DL to 4 markets still. Formerly I believe at one time NW did SYD - HNL and GUM - HNL and possibly SEL - HNL

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by bfitzflyer
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route
Replies: 30
Views: 4285

Re: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route

I think SFO - HNL is still seasonal.

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by bfitzflyer
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for SFO?
Replies: 83
Views: 10901

Re: What's next for SFO?

SFO is pretty boxed in unless UA maintenance facility goes which I think was discussed in another forum. It is really tight right now terminal one mostly gone. Even when rebuilt with current traffic levels it will still be tight. I think they do need to consider something long term as gates are at a...

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by bfitzflyer
Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines at Kai Tak
Replies: 11
Views: 2602

Re: Northwest Airlines at Kai Tak

I believe at one time they might have flown to Seoul from Kai Tak also as they were kind of building a presence there at one time.

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by bfitzflyer
Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida domestic competition and MKE
Replies: 12
Views: 965

Re: South Florida domestic competition and MKE

Not saying this reason is good, or right, but here is my theory... MKE is a weird market to anywhere really. It's big enough to have an NBA and MLB team, but it is still a small city. It's very close to a top 5 major city. Really, it has not a lot going for it, so I think they should be happy with ...

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by bfitzflyer
Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS-Europe routes from 1960s-1980s
Replies: 40
Views: 4067

Re: BOS-Europe routes from 1960s-1980s

World Airways started BOS to LGW in May 1980 with DC10 on a one year license which eventually changed to BWI in 1981 when the BOS to LGW route authourity was awarded to Northwest using B747, not sure in what year exactly but I have a feeling it was around 1989 that Northwest changed BOS to LGW to D...

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by bfitzflyer
Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach city council rejects FIS at LGB
Replies: 55
Views: 6293

Re: Long Beach city council rejects FIS at LGB

if B6 is going to expand on the West Coast, their choices are pretty limited. SFO, UA and AS/VX. LAX - UA, AA, DL, AS/VX and WN Long Beach - very restricted OAK - WN - so maybe but SW will fight them big time Burbank - WN maybe quite small SAN - WN. AS/VS focus, and pretty crowded as is.. ONT - coul...

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by bfitzflyer
Sun Jan 22, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and KL to codeshare to SE Asia
Replies: 7
Views: 1849

DL and KL to codeshare to SE Asia

Found this interesting as long as they have been partners, I don't believe they have had code share on these routes. Maybe to KUL... This seems like a longer way to go to SE Asia, but maybe not that bad from NE. Also curious if this is any sign of SIN service possibly being next cut from NRT,, but o...

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by bfitzflyer
Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ending Taipei service
Replies: 106
Views: 17075

Re: Delta ending Taipei service

I know the dynamics of the Asia market have changed with partnerships, the exponential growth of China and the ability of aircraft to overfly Japan, but this makes me sad. I know Delta is in the business to make money, so not criticizing the business decision, but they seem to slowly becoming a mino...

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by bfitzflyer
Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SEA Domestic Expansion (again)
Replies: 194
Views: 29679

Re: DL SEA Domestic Expansion (again)

If this is happening, they already have press conference for earnings tomorrow if I recall so they could announce then.

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by bfitzflyer
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights
Replies: 109
Views: 15068

Re: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights

I had a flight last year on Turkish from Dar Es Salam that left at 3:30 AM. Miserable time to leave.but made the connecting flight to the US possible through Istanbul.

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by bfitzflyer
Mon Jan 09, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SEA Domestic Expansion (again)
Replies: 194
Views: 29679

Re: DL SEA Domestic Expansion (again)

I would guess, Oakland, Burbank and a couple of Midwestern cities, Indianapolis and Chicago...

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by bfitzflyer
Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines You Have Flown?
Replies: 109
Views: 9025

Re: Airlines You Have Flown?

Flown: American Delta Southwest Alaska United Virgin America Air Canada Continental US Airways America West Northwest Ozark TWA Midwest Express Mexicana Aero Mexico LAN LAN Peru TAM Aerolineas Argentina COPA TACA British Airways Virgin Atlantic KLM Air France SAS Lufthansa Iberia Malev CSA LOT Alita...

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by bfitzflyer
Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska/Virgin America New Hub?
Replies: 122
Views: 13449

Re: Alaska/Virgin America New Hub?

1. SJC has a curfew. Good point, and a potential problem. But how much of a problem? AA ran a full hub there under the curfew. 2. SJC weather isn't always the best...they get dense fog in the winter a lot! Typically, if SJC is fogged in, so is SFO. Living in the bay area here, SFO is fogged in more...

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by bfitzflyer
Mon Nov 07, 2016 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL/PAL tie-up
Replies: 3
Views: 1796

DAL/PAL tie-up

http://business.inquirer.net/218496/pal ... nes-tie-up
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New poster here, but have followed for a while. I found this article today. I would think this would be a good move by DAL, would allow them to likely drop NRT MNL yet build Philippines network.

http://business.inquirer.net/218496/pal ... nes-tie-up

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