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by flyguy84
Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Delays IPO After United Said F9 Strategy "Failing"
Replies: 32
Views: 5001

Re: Frontier Delays IPO After United Said F9 Strategy "Failing"

What are the chances United is actually making a play for Frontier? It's a quick way to gain access to more narrow bodies, specifically 321 and knocks out a ulcc competitor. Just seems like an odd fight to pick.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska CEO on Airbus
Replies: 206
Views: 29508

Re: Alaska CEO on Airbus

United will probably be more than happy to take the Airbus off their hands in exchange for some of their max delivery slots.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When (and where) will AA Finally Consolidate Ops @ ATL?
Replies: 4
Views: 1150

Re: When (and where) will AA Finally Consolidate Ops @ ATL?

There's no way they will consolidate on D and I'm not sure there's enough room on T so they may be running dual ops for the foreseeable future.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA regional British isles routes cuts
Replies: 122
Views: 14981

Re: UA regional British isles routes cuts

Seems they will be cancelling BHX service all together.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD
Replies: 62
Views: 9356

Re: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD

http://news.delta.com/delta-air-lines-announces-june-quarter-2017-profit Amazing "best in company's history" results for DL, generating higher profits in Q2 '17 versus Q2 '16. Congratulations to all DL employees around the world. Must be a great place to work. http://news.delta.com/sites/...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India adds LAX
Replies: 53
Views: 7069

Re: Air India adds LAX

787fan8 wrote:
DFW or IAH is next

IAH would make sense being a *A hub.

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by flyguy84
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 368
Views: 28023

Re: UA Destroys $42,000 Wheelchair

People love to hate.

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by flyguy84
Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: United and jetblue merger
Replies: 91
Views: 25516

Re: United and jetblue merger

What does UA gain? BOS and some planes? They left JFK for a reason and there is no way the Feds let them keep the JFK hub and EWR megahub. It doesn't make sense. Planes, employees, reduced competition, increased exposure in the Caribbean and Latin America markets. The elusive SE hub in FLL. There's...

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by flyguy84
Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: United and jetblue merger
Replies: 91
Views: 25516

Re: United and jetblue merger

This rumor has been running rampant inside UA for a better part of a year. I honestly don't see it happening as they would have to divest quite a bit to satisfy regulators for approval that it may not even be worth it.

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by flyguy84
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines Facing Increased Competition
Replies: 79
Views: 11904

Re: Hawaiian Airlines Facing Increased Competition

With United announcing more flights to Hawaii this week and Southwest Airlines entry in the Hawaii market likely around the corner in the not too distant future, how will these developments in Hawaiian’s largest domestic markets impact the airline? Hawaiian stands out to me for good service and on-...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Adding Seats (from previous announcements)
Replies: 20
Views: 4958

Re: United Adding Seats

misleading thread title... most of these mods have been in progress for sometime.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American carriers with foreign crew bases?
Replies: 26
Views: 4880

Re: American carriers with foreign crew bases?

UA has flight attendant bases in FRA/LHR/NRT/HKG.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FAs to get TUMI rollaboards
Replies: 54
Views: 9258

Re: UA FAs to get TUMI rollaboards

I certainly don't mean to sound snarky as I'm sure it makes the FA's happy, but is this the best use of money - Tumi rollaboards? Shouldn't they put money into better customer service training or something that directly and positively impacts the customer experience? Investments in the employee mak...

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by flyguy84
Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Southwest Airlines events in 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 2428

Re: Big Southwest Airlines events in 2019

what? you could say this for just about any airline.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1
Replies: 180
Views: 23786

UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1

Per internal communication , CCS will be suspended effective 7/1.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIDEO: UA Birdstrike Engine Fire Earlier Today (6/1)
Replies: 8
Views: 4473

Re: VIDEO: UA Birdstrike Engine Fire Earlier Today (6/1)

Sensationalism as its best... hardly an engine fire.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Can't Sell Tickets at the Airport?
Replies: 14
Views: 1961

Re: United Can't Sell Tickets at the Airport?

A couple of months ago I was booked on Delta RIC-ATL-LAX to attend the TCM Classic Film Festival. My departure kept getting pushed back due to tornados in the Atlanta area. They said I would miss my connection, but there was no other connection they could put me on because most flights out of Atlan...

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by flyguy84
Wed May 31, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Rebrand: Will this happen anytime soon?
Replies: 93
Views: 13782

Re: UA Rebrand: Will this happen anytime soon?

No. They wont spend money on a re-brand... there have been plenty of changes but one thing that hasn't is that United is CHEAP.

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by flyguy84
Wed May 31, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"
Replies: 93
Views: 17447

Re: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"

I'm confused...so nothing has really changed except the addition of a hot meal in Economy Plus and refreshed food options? Is the name still the same. You can refresh the meals all you want, but nothing will compare when airlines offered two meals in F/J on transcontinental flights. I have a printe...

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by flyguy84
Wed May 31, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"
Replies: 93
Views: 17447

Re: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"

I'm confused...so nothing has really changed except the addition of a hot meal in Economy Plus and refreshed food options? Is the name still the same. You can refresh the meals all you want, but nothing will compare when airlines offered two meals in F/J on transcontinental flights. I have a printe...

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by flyguy84
Wed May 31, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"
Replies: 93
Views: 17447

Re: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"

So other than a new brand, the big news items seem to be (1) hot entree in E+ and (2) formally including BOS-SFO with the NYC-SFO/LAX routes. Cool. Will be interesting to see if/how AA and Delta respond. They don't need to respond. They already announced free meals on transcon flights for the entir...

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by flyguy84
Mon May 29, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBC: BA Boss Alex Cruz "Won't Resign" Over IT Fiasco
Replies: 34
Views: 5065

Re: BBC: BA Boss Alex Cruz "Won't Resign" Over IT Fiasco

anshabhi wrote:
Oh wait.. UA CEO didn't even move. How can someone even think of resignation here?

Apples to oranges

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by flyguy84
Mon May 29, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Diversions
Replies: 15
Views: 2445

Re: Houston Diversions

Just a few UA diversions due to ATC routing some flights all the way around the east side of weather. Unless crews time out, all diversions will be recovered.

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klwright69 wrote:
And Motley Fool's airline analyst is suggesting again that UA dump hubs in LAX and IAD.


https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/05/ ... no-se.aspx

He's certainly a fool alright.

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by flyguy84
Sun May 28, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Talks between United and MWAA on IAD terminal improvements are "Intensifying"
Replies: 62
Views: 6835

Re: Talks between United and MWAA on IAD terminal improvements are "Intensifying"

And, I'm sure DC is subsidizing routes in/out of DCA as well. You're wrong about that. IAD has a one-year landing fee waiver--don't think DCA has one. In any case, neither would come close to the State subsidy of the BWI-LHR route: http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2016/01/26/british-airway...

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by flyguy84
Sat May 27, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United next airline with 29-seat pitch?
Replies: 138
Views: 10684

Re: Is United next airline with 29-seat pitch?

Following on heels of AA saying they would offer some rows of 29-inch seat pitch on future 737MAX aircraft, sounds like Scott Kirby President at UAL seems to feel this might be a trend worth following. After American confirmed its decision, a source familiar with United’s thinking said the Chicago-...

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by flyguy84
Thu May 25, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Adds RDU-LAS
Replies: 5
Views: 899

Re: F9 Adds RDU-LAS

"Two-class service" hahahaha.

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by flyguy84
Thu May 25, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Industry CEO Ranking
Replies: 16
Views: 3028

Re: Airline Industry CEO Ranking

Huh. How'd they come up with these ratings?

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by flyguy84
Wed May 24, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 1579 Evacuation @EWR
Replies: 20
Views: 6664

Re: Something's happening at EWR

UAL1579.... some kind of engine issues, reports of some kind of flames/fire. They have evacuated.

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by flyguy84
Tue May 23, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Envoy To Open MIA Crew Base In September
Replies: 30
Views: 3665

Re: Envoy To Open MIA Crew Base In September

Great news for Envoy! We are expanding at such a great rate! There will be 30 flights a day from MIA! Today we’re pleased to announce that Envoy will re-establish a crew base in Miami (MIA) for pilots and flight attendants in September. They’ll join the more than 900 Envoy Customer Services and Mai...

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by flyguy84
Mon May 22, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should UA start its own EWR-DXB nonstop?
Replies: 26
Views: 5417

Re: Should UA start its own EWR-DXB nonstop?

They ended their IAD-DXB service in Jan16... I don't think they will be returning to DXB anytime soon, if ever.

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by flyguy84
Sat May 20, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"
Replies: 93
Views: 17447

Re: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"

USAirALB wrote:
I wonder if they will add free meals for Y passengers.

To remain competitive in the transcon market, one would assume they would have to improve their on-board offering.

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by flyguy84
Sat May 20, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"
Replies: 93
Views: 17447

United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"

United is looking to replace their P.S. service with a new service called, United Coast. This will of course involve EWR-LAX/SFO but also introduce BOS into the mix. The hard product doesn't look to be changing in the near-term, however, it does look like some changes are on the horizon. Especially ...

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by flyguy84
Wed May 17, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 70 EWR-AMS returning to EWR
Replies: 4
Views: 1706

Re: UA 70 EWR-AMS returning to EWR

Technical fault.

UAL946 IAD-AMS also returned to IAD due to technical issues.

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by flyguy84
Sat May 13, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New MCI Single Terminal Proposal
Replies: 61
Views: 6844

Re: New MCI Single Terminal Proposal

BobbyPSP wrote:
This will put them in an excellent position to become a hub/focus city. Current terminal layout not condusive to it

What a pipe dream. I don't think anyone needs or wants benefit from a hub/focus city at MCI.

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by flyguy84
Sat May 13, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Domestic 777 Seat Layout
Replies: 7
Views: 1276

Re: UA Domestic 777 Seat Layout

I am planning a trip from MCI to KOA in October and one of the options I have is UA via IAH on a 777 but I've read that UA is re-configuring these from 2-4-2 to 3-4-3 this year. I'm really like to do a window seat but really don't want to have to bother two other passengers when it's time to stretc...

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by flyguy84
Thu May 11, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 101
Views: 16599

Re: United's future International Expansion

LAXintl wrote:
LAX will get a new flight per employee townhall last week...

I have heard the same. Supposedly to be announced before the end of the month.

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by flyguy84
Thu May 11, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BREAKING : CNN reports authorites soon will enact carry on ban
Replies: 5
Views: 3410

Re: BREAKING : CNN reports authorites soon will enact carry on ban

ILUVDC10S wrote:
CNN -Authorities working on enacting a carry on baggage ban - yeah way to go Airline lobby pour more gas on the fire of the passengers fury ! Must be special to have that clout huh ?

Link? Source?

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by flyguy84
Wed May 10, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country to Aruba and Tucson
Replies: 16
Views: 1760

Re: Sun Country to Aruba and Tucson

Tucson makes a lot of sense. It's a big market from MSP with little competition. With more ULCC competition to PHX that makes TUS more attractive. Aruba is a really long stage length (100 miles further than ANC - I believe it will become SY's longest route). I find it hard to believe that it will b...

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by flyguy84
Wed May 10, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax On UA Flight Supposedly Forced To Pee In A Cup
Replies: 48
Views: 6326

Re: Pax On UA Flight Supposedly Forced To Pee In A Cup

"Initial reports from our flight attendants indicate that Ms. Harper attempted to visit the lavatory on final descent and was instructed to remain seated with the seat belt fastened per FAA regulations." Another passenger who thinks regulations don't apply to them. I am going to assume it ...

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by flyguy84
Wed May 10, 2017 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Agent Canceled His Reservation Because He Filmed Her in Bag Dispute
Replies: 163
Views: 14823

Re: UA Agent Canceled His Reservation Because He Filmed Her in Bag Dispute

I must say, all these attempts to bash United are having zero effect. Stock is up about 10% since the infamous "incident" and closed today at an all-time high. It may be fun for the SJW to continue their vendetta against, but it doesn't seem to matter much.

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by flyguy84
Wed May 10, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Agent Canceled His Reservation Because He Filmed Her in Bag Dispute
Replies: 163
Views: 14823

Re: UA Agent Canceled His Reservation Because He Filmed Her in Bag Dispute

Did nobody watch the entire video? The man was removed from the terminal for being jntoxicated. Not sure why this is United's fault.

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by flyguy84
Tue May 09, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Cutover to ALTEA Tomorrow
Replies: 43
Views: 6411

Re: WN Cutover to ALTEA Tomorrow

h Can't believe it took until 2017 for them to have the ability to do red eyes and other limiting factors! Can't wait to see what comes in the future for WN. They'll just be like any other network carrier. Sooner or later they're going to have to go full hub and spoke. Their perfoamce is in the toi...

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by flyguy84
Mon May 08, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco and 18 Destinations
Replies: 100
Views: 16592

United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco and 18 Destinations

http://newsroom.united.com/2017-05-08-U ... stinations
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Interesting adds and increases for sure, almost like shuttle schedule on SEA/PDX. Nice to see mainline return to some of the smaller cities!

http://newsroom.united.com/2017-05-08-U ... stinations

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by flyguy84
Mon May 08, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Divertions at LAS.
Replies: 4
Views: 1786

Re: Divertions at LAS.

MDW22L31C wrote:
I see LAS has divertions. Rain to wind? Looks some of the flight's are heading to On.

What's on?

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by flyguy84
Wed May 03, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA61 EWR-HNL Encountering Severe Turbulence
Replies: 24
Views: 6908

Re: UA61 EWR-HNL Encountering Severe Turbulence

Imagine that, N666UA.

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by flyguy84
Tue May 02, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OO Diversion to DPA
Replies: 9
Views: 1643

Re: OO Diversion to DPA

Saw local news reports about this incident. Passengers were claiming smoke in the cabin as well. Saw video of right engine with scorch marks around it. BTW, news reports this was the FA's first flight after training. Those "scorch" marks are from the APU. You will see them on almost every...

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by flyguy84
Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United introduces E175's to GRB
Replies: 19
Views: 3065

Re: United introduces E175's to GRB

Does this really need a thread?

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