Search found 313 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7
by LAXLHR
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zaragoza second busiest in Spain for cargo ops
Replies: 16
Views: 2274

Re: Zaragoza second busiest in Spain for cargo ops

Zara clothing stores, the 4th largest in the world has their main distribution and logistics set up out of Zaragoza. Plays a massive massive role in this airport being so busy. They also change up their clothing every 2-3 weeks, so there is constant flow globally (a waste if you ask me) anyway... at...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish to Start Newark Service
Replies: 34
Views: 5692

Re: Turkish to Start Newark Service

Great to see another star alliance carrier. Does anyone know why ANA hasn't made their way to EWR yet? ANA is primarily O&D TYO-JFK (like BA out of LHR - thats all they need) with NH connecting a 35+ million population with a 25 million+ NYC/Tri State area. Something that MANY on here forget ab...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TWA Hotel @ JFK
Replies: 13
Views: 1887

Re: TWA Hotel @ JFK

JFK is screaming out for a world class 4 star and above hotel. I know Manhattan is the main attraction, but sometimes one needs to stay at JFK and ughh the Hilton is stuck in the early 1990s, and I'm sure the others are not much better. Even LAX has around 10 very acceptable contemporary hotels one ...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nonstop to Italy from SFO
Replies: 35
Views: 4813

Re: Nonstop to Italy from SFO

Would MXP work better? Milan is more of a business center than Rome, and the fashion industry is pretty big in both Milan and San Francisco. Not to steer this away from SFO, but I've always wondered if the fashion industry in Milan and entertainment industry in L.A. could support an AA LAX-MXP flig...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian drop LAX
Replies: 71
Views: 11121

Re: Ethiopian drop LAX

Never understood this Service, LA is huge market but has alot of competition and has 1 stop options to major African destinations via the EU. Little connectivity in LAX means this targeted mostly O&D to Africa from LA and the service flies over more capable connecting hubs along with making a t...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NRT & HND 2020 Slot Increase Potential New Destinations by JL & NH
Replies: 82
Views: 10352

Re: NRT & HND 2020 Slot Increase Potential New Destinations by JL & NH

When new slots are available: AA: DFW-HND JL: ORD-HND Other than that who knows. I’m sure our friend will pedict his favorite airport is a lock! I think DL will propose they get all of them as they don’t have a Japan partner. No one cares what DL wants. Will not happen! DL is a well run machine, bu...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways signs agreement to purchase 8 A330-800neo's
Replies: 82
Views: 13670

Re: Kuwait Airways signs agreement to purchase 8 A330-800neo's

It was never dead dead, someone was going to buy it. Let's see.

Perhaps a list is needed (might have been done before) who could use such an aircraft, and on what routes...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet B787-9 Routes
Replies: 76
Views: 12789

Re: WestJet B787-9 Routes

Why do you suggest YYC - LHR when they don't fly to Lhr? What is the obsession with all routes must lead to Lhr? Do you not know they use Lgw, did you not do any research? Is that really necessary? Calm down. YES, actually it is necessary! People come on here and do not bother to research anything ...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways CEO threatens withdrawal from OneWorld Alliance
Replies: 55
Views: 12681

Re: Qatar Airways CEO threatens withdrawal from OneWorld Alliance

Think of the tens of millions QR pulls in from BA's North America BA/AA JV neutral metal tie up. He can still quietly laugh over that. Think on it for a minute.

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 99 today
Replies: 12
Views: 3037

Re: KLM 99 today

Flanker7 wrote:
Today KLM celebrates it's 99 birthday. Congrats and looking forward to see what 100 will bring.


I thought it was about flight 99 ...smh

100 will bring the same as 99... :roll: :roll: :roll:

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches BOS-LIS in S19
Replies: 131
Views: 17281

Re: DL launches BOS-LIS in S19

The DL flight will work and with a nonstop will encourage some DL customers to use it expanding the market. TRUE travelers know about places around the world. Most Americans are dumber than dumb and clueless when it comes to geography...a proven fact. I suspect the vast majority now running to Croat...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 30313

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

DL757NYC wrote:
Isn’t the 789 a little too much airplane for a 767 replacement.


They have 788's which they can move into the replacement role ;-) Plus with an increasing global population.......

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 11940

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

Well a subsidized airline should do the flight from their subsidized country to the other one. It is not a fair practice for airlines that respect their employees and actually have to pay for fuel. Good for MEX and specially AM. They better launch that BCN flight now though... ?? Do you even know w...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 68
Views: 9091

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

[list=][/list]Being the 2nd hub player in any market it almost always a losing bet. DL in DFW, CO in DEN and UA in MIA. ORD is the about the only city that can support dual hubs long term. It will be interesting to see how LAX turns out. That said it is a shame it didn’t hang on. I think combined w...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 17046

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

The first Airbus A220-100 (former Bombardier CSeries CS100) for Delta Air Lines has rolled out of the paint shop at the Bombardier assembly line in Mirabel, Canada. https://airwaysmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/44623697892_91b7a51701_k.jpg The manufacturer claims that the plane will now move to...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019
Replies: 134
Views: 14954

Re: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019

727200 wrote:
I am shocked that AF doesn't fly this route and hasn't since 9/11; a long time ago. I never checked for it just assuming they had been flying all along.

This was a no-brainer, someone in marketing at AF needs to go.


It sounds like they should hire you at AF. :lol: :roll:

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL return to HKG again?
Replies: 79
Views: 8298

Re: Will DL return to HKG again?

The yields stink to HKG and really all of China which is why CX is losing money and also why DL has entered into a JV with KE. DL does not need to fly to every major Asian city. They have tried HKG from DTW, MSP, and SEA. They all lost money. I think DL will continue to funnel pax into ICN and let ...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Launch Flights From Exeter
Replies: 14
Views: 3557

Re: Ryanair Launch Flights From Exeter

Of course you cannot find one, its Exeter ;-) :-D

Good luck to them!

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian drops LGW-SIN and announces LGW-GIG
Replies: 61
Views: 11263

Re: Norwegian drops LGW-SIN and announces LGW-GIG

GIG is a perfect fit for Norwegian! Up against a BA787 is not bad and the market can work well for both. If anyone ever has the opportunity and or means to go to GIG and do not, they are insane! Beautiful and amazing city.

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane flying in a perfect circle near MAN
Replies: 10
Views: 2316

Re: Plane flying in a perfect circle near MAN

I've seen the same EXACT thing over Las Vegas, PNW, Colorado Springs etc - usually goes on for a couple of hours. The one in the US was being flown by A red British Antarctica Surveillance plane. Just because it says flight-cal on this plane, does not mean it is ;-)

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi
Replies: 36
Views: 8536

Re: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi

You may want to consider changing the title, as the plane did not crash but caught fire upon landing. Crashing indicates the plane plunging into the ground. No no, you can crash on the ground. I've been in a crash landing!...it can happen on the runway, and you believe it as you're running away fro...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL-WAW route
Replies: 44
Views: 6367

Re: ATL-WAW route

Is Delta's B763 product really better than LO's Dreamliner? 2-3-2 in Delta 767. LO 787 fleet is inconsistent, muddled with leased aircraft with nonstandard hard products. Business class in Delta 763 appears better than LO 787, if the aircraft is cleaned and the seat is not broken. As someone that h...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 140
Views: 29080

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly

In a place like Japan (Tokyo) you cannot buy a better billboard. This will stop the show at NRT and HND, its going to be huge news. Every kid and poser in Japan that travels will want to fly on it. It will siphon off all the travel to HNL, its going to be a bigger deal than most think.

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI 757 Runs Over Ramp Agent in PHL?
Replies: 27
Views: 12036

Re: Unconfirmed: EI 757 Runs Over Ramp Agent in PHL?

I know there's going to be a lot of inertia involved with a heavy 757 being pushed back, but surely the stopping distance isn't 'that' much? The ramper must have been quite close to the nose gear when he tripped. The brakes on these airplanes will make them stop abruptly and nearly instantly at tax...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics
Replies: 94
Views: 9750

Re: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics

It's not that I do not think DL can make slots work, they just tend to be given crappy arr/dep times (someone must hate DL - hmm cant say I blame them) Anyway, DL is well known in Japan where timing is key, so better times and they would be the best carrier to relocate entirely, but no way will they...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why wasn’t MSP relocated?
Replies: 56
Views: 7930

Re: Why wasn’t MSP relocated?

Us plane geeks want airports in our backyard, but regular folks do not haha For a backwards third tier city like Denver (especially pre-2000s) They had someone onboard who saw the future and it was a smart move to build DIA and get rid of Stapleton. Of course there are many conspiracy rumours about ...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sun Aug 26, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 787 faces extreme winds on approach, goes around.
Replies: 60
Views: 11129

Re: ANA 787 faces extreme winds on approach, goes around.

Someone mentioned Aug 24th. A hurricane passed across Osaka and near Tokyo a couple of days ago. Another hurricane (yes - Typhoon) passed a few miles south of Seoul - Cat 1 - zero damage (odd) anyway, I was watching F24 and flights were landing and taking off at both airports during this time, I was...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2nd longest non stop MAX flight begins today
Replies: 109
Views: 20149

Re: 2nd longest non stop MAX flight begins today

I get restless on a 2 hour Jet2 737 flight, I dont think I could last 6 hours on a 737, what do you do? They are not 29inch seats are they? I often wonder about people like you on flights. I always have my laptop, tablet, phone and a book (although usually e-books) Whether in Int F or LLC I can ent...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just How Close Was U.S. Airways to Shutting Down in 2004-2005?
Replies: 77
Views: 10262

Re: Just How Close Was U.S. Airways to Shutting Down in 2004-2005?

There was a period when ever major expect CO was on shaky ground. As a safe guard the online travel agencies would plate everything on CO’s 005 ticket stock. Even markets like US flying JAX-CLT or UA DEN-PDX that had nothing to do with CO. As a safety net in case some one ceases operations. It made...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA drops Tehran from 23 September 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 11994

Re: BA drops Tehran from 23 September 2018

BA should deploy that capacity in friendly, progressive and peaceful countries and cities in the region like TLV, JED or RUH. You think Israel is PEACEFUL?. LOL!!! Israel is a global terror!...alongside the USA. Before anyone says it, no I am not an anti-semitic (a really stoooopid term used to shu...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas PER-LHR reporting extremely high load factors, now QF’s most profitable route
Replies: 145
Views: 27362

Re: Qantas PER-LHR reporting extremely high load factors, now QF’s most profitable route

Judge1310 wrote:
Accolades to Qantas! :-)
If you've got the equipment and can make the yields work then it sounds like PER to Europe and such is a slam-dunk! :)


Let's see. London is a very different market to the rest of Europe for Oz.

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta increases LAX-AMS
Replies: 19
Views: 3839

Re: Delta increases LAX-AMS

Delta is to increasincrease lax-ams from 4 to 7 weekly. As of 17 June 2019 they will operate the service with a A330-300. Does that make a 3-daily service with KL/DL combined? That's impressive. Hmm I wouldn't say impressive over expected. AMS is a very large hub that has worked well for NW and now...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to begin test of premium lie-flat seating on B737-Max10
Replies: 92
Views: 15182

Re: United to begin test of premium lie-flat seating on B737-Max10

If UA was smart, and they are, they should go with a business class seat that offers all passengers in J direct aisle access. This would give them a huge advantage over B6, DL and AA. B6's mint product already does this for half of the J cabin. It wouldn't be profitable for them to go all direct ai...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: SQ brand set for major overhaul
Replies: 56
Views: 8049

Re: Report: SQ brand set for major overhaul

The reason for SQ not changing their livery (albeit for very subtle refreshes - if one can call it that) is due to what they felt IS such a strong and iconic brand. In the early 2000s they had those 2 744's with special liveries, one crashed into construction cranes when it tried to take off on a ru...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KTEB Emergency
Replies: 19
Views: 3747

Re: KTEB Emergency

Hopefully they land safely. 16 passengers sounds likes a lot for a G-IV. That obviously must include 2 pilots and an FA but even 13 passengers in the cabin of most G-IV’s is every seat taken and very cramped for a long flight. Business travel is not always the most luxurious affair! Its convenience...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick IT Outage: Whiteboards Used For Flight Information
Replies: 18
Views: 2638

Re: Gatwick IT Outage: Whiteboards Used For Flight Information

The UK will be singled out for all kinds of hacking attacks after Brexit, as the infrastructure is very weak and the country is preoccupied with the chaos there will be. The country should brace itself for a rough ride when it comes to glitches like this. That is absolute utter nonsense!!. Scare ta...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax urinates on other pax on ANA flight
Replies: 39
Views: 9299

Re: Pax urinates on other pax on ANA flight

airtran737 wrote:
Some people pay good money for this kind of service.


LMAO! Yeah, true.

With that said, this is absolutely disgusting beyond words!

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated
Replies: 129
Views: 19248

Re: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated

Not as easy as you’d think. BA can’t suddenly get their 787/350 years earlier than planned. Otherwise they will have no replacements for them. If I were a betting man I’d say they are more likely to be around after Feb 2024 than they are to be retired early. BA are printing money on those 86J 747s ...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time to close LGA?
Replies: 90
Views: 11197

Re: Is it time to close LGA?

This was something I've been pondering about for a good bit now. I already know that the PANYNJ and the city itself are pouring truck fulls of money into building new terminals and improving the airport; But in all honesty, I felt they should've just spent the budget into JFK & EWR instead cons...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 94181

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

I would like to see un-edited clear camera footage of him positioning the plane going inside closing the door....and then footage of the taxying and take off. Airports are riddled with cameras!!. There is something about this story that makes NO sense. Sorry, there are MANY things about this story t...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 114
Views: 14901

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

Let’s say 10x LAX 4x SFO 5x MIA 5x CLT 4x DCA Let’s say they bump up DFW and ORD just to keep their hands on some slots: 4x ORD 4x DFW Let’s say they bump up PHL with 4 rjs just to keep a few more 4x PHL And let’s keep a token 1 daily to partner hubs 1x LHR 1x BCN And CDG like they did in BOS for a...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 127
Views: 25648

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

If the aircraft was missing near the initially reported locations then they can utilize the incident to help establish their claims and military presence in South China Sea but now that the plane is most probably located at the Southern Indian Ocean I don't think the Chinese government have much in...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo
Replies: 119
Views: 19675

Re: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo

Thanks both FlyHappy and sabby for your input. I agree it's an ironic story, the A330 neo is basically what the original A350 was supposed to be, and when clients made it clear they weren't interested and wanted an all-new design, Airbus dragged their feet for a couple of years before finally doing...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn’t DL, AA, and CO order the 747-400?
Replies: 44
Views: 6711

Re: Why didn’t DL, AA, and CO order the 747-400?

DarthLobster wrote:
DL and AA both banked on the MD-11, while CO was focused on sewing it’s guts back together after Lorenzo.


Brilliant!!

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has AA Slipped Behind UA to Become The Number 3 Airline?
Replies: 99
Views: 12707

Re: Has AA Slipped Behind UA to Become The Number 3 Airline?

My previous post was deleted, but here was what I said. I don't understand why my post was against the terms of conditions. I'm just stating what happened in real life. What's up with the moderators? I flew the three airlines recently and DL was the best and AA was the worst. Here's why: On a three...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CEO: We beat AA/UA because we have the revenue to sustain it
Replies: 127
Views: 13410

Re: Delta CEO: We beat AA/UA because we have the revenue to sustain it

Ewww, I've never really looked at him before. It should come as no surprise that he is a reptilian...always in the eyes. Anyway the underbelly vibe of DL is dark, and I just look on at the DL fanboys in amusement since there are more important things in life to fight for than DL or any airlines. The...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Non-US BA Longhaul Destination?
Replies: 106
Views: 12088

Re: Next Non-US BA Longhaul Destination?

I was just looking at their route map the other day on my LHR-AMS flight, and it's always a shock to see how few long haul destinations BA serves outside North America. Even many former colonies aren't served. AF does a much better job covering those. Yes its shocking, I remember the good ole days ...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air announces Boston
Replies: 83
Views: 12268

Re: Korean Air announces Boston

A route I had suggested in the JV a while back. Makes perfect sense for Northeast transfer passengers without using ATL or JFK. I also wonder if this might end up seeing one of the A388 frequencies at JFK go down to a B748 or a B77W. JFK is a premium route for them, and sometimes hard to find F and...

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Government lobbying for direct QF PER-FCO
Replies: 35
Views: 5438

Re: Italian Government lobbying for direct QF PER-FCO

Oh the Romans! smh! and... bwahahahahahaha!

Jump to post
by LAXLHR
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian Government lobbying for direct QF PER-FCO
Replies: 35
Views: 5438

Re: Italian Government lobbying for direct QF PER-FCO

Oh the Romans! smh! and... bwahahahahahaha!

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7