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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does UA fly MTJ-LGA?
Replies: 8
Views: 1104

Re: Why does UA fly MTJ-LGA?

Because they can...

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH
Replies: 89
Views: 5893

Re: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH

Downtown Dallas has some amazing spaces that could put a very cool new headquarters right in the crosshairs of all the regional transportation options, plus an amazing quality of life for middle-income earners. And no income tax. And great sports and a surprising amount of culture and artists (beca...

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Split Scimitar winglet customers
Replies: 12
Views: 1450

Re: Split Scimitar winglet customers

SkyVoice wrote:
Would one of you please be so kind as to post a pic of a Split Scimitar winglet so that this "armchair CEO" knows what you are posting about? Thank you in advance!

Of you could, you know, google it.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to introduce premium economy
Replies: 52
Views: 7130

Re: United to introduce premium economy

This is all about monitzation, not giving it away for free. I wouldn’t be surprised to see them reduce the upgrades to Business and make it more exclusive.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to introduce premium economy
Replies: 52
Views: 7130

Re: United to introduce premium economy

United787 wrote:
Love it but hope they don't get rid of E+.

Unlikely. They are all about choice and segmenting the market. Likely a reduced e+ product to add 3-4 rows of this premium economy.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to introduce premium economy
Replies: 52
Views: 7130

Re: United to introduce premium economy

Introducing United® Premium Plus Later this year, we’ll begin to introduce United’s Premium Plus. Available on select international flights, United® Premium Plus will give you more space, comfort and amenities. The seats will be more spacious and you’ll enjoy upgraded dining on china dinnerware, fr...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to introduce premium economy
Replies: 52
Views: 7130

United to introduce premium economy

I have been informed that an email will be sent to all customers this week introducing a premium economy product called 'United Premium Plus'... it will be available on select international flights and provide more space, comfort, and amenities.

More information to come...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United the only US airline to use the 777 from every single hub?
Replies: 14
Views: 2811

Re: Is United the only US airline to use the 777 from every single hub?

[*]

airgeekteen wrote:
What 777 route do they fly from Guam?

NRT/HNL

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E2 MRJ Scope Clause Thoughts
Replies: 25
Views: 1810

Re: E2 MRJ Scope Clause Thoughts

No E2 will be flown for United unless its flown by United pilots. End of story. They banked on pilots relaxing scope... not going to happen.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RNO-SEA/PDX
Replies: 23
Views: 2423

Re: RNO-SEA/PDX

If they made money Southwest never would have pulled out... so no, I don't see them re-starting the route.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 126
Views: 11948

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Any chance for mainline on IAH-MAF? The demand is there with Oil, and the Embraers are consistently full. In addition to UA serving MAF nonstop from IAH, WN also has nonstop service from HOU to MAF, and WN operates its HOU-MAF nonstops on 737-700 planes with 143 seats. And you didn't answer the que...

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 126
Views: 11948

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

How about ORD-ATH summer seasonal.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers
Replies: 150
Views: 15407

Re: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers

Not only is management out of touch with customers, they’re out of touch with employees.

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH454 A380 divert to OAK
Replies: 4
Views: 2228

Re: LH454 A380 divert to OAK

KSFO 122251Z 00000KT 5SM BR FEW002 FEW007 BKN200 11/10 A3030 RMK AO2 KSFO 122227Z 00000KT 1SM R28R/1000V3000FT BR FEW002 FEW004 SCT007 BKN200 11/10 A3030 RMK AO2 VIS S-W 4 T01060100 KSFO 122213Z 00000KT 3/4SM R28R/0800V1200FT BR FEW002 FEW004 SCT007 BKN200 11/10 A3030 RMK AO2 VIS S-W 4 T01110100 KSF...

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Embraer off Runway at BNA
Replies: 11
Views: 3125

Re: United Express Embraer off Runway at BNA

Trans States has quite the history for these kind of mishaps.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 11617

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

KAL081 going missed, wind shear.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA Diversions for Jan 12
Replies: 4
Views: 605

Re: DCA Diversions for Jan 12

When landing south, DCA has high minimums.... you only have an RNP approach (which not all aircraft can do) or you have an LDA approach but with higher minimums. With this situation you will have a lower arrival rate which drives holding if excess inventory is airborne.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How are DL's 69-seat CR7 doing after reconfig?
Replies: 9
Views: 2320

Re: How are DL's 69-seat CR7 doing after reconfig?

I guess DL has reconfigured all 82 CRJ700 by now into the 69-seat layout, where an additional four Y seats were added by pushing the aft lavatory into the aft cargo hold. Does the reduced aft cargo hold still have room for all baggage on all flights or do they have to actively keep the CR7 away fro...

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 17212

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

[*]

VC10er wrote:
Is UA expected to unveil a newly designed Premium Economy seat soon?

I could so easily envision my old company putting their executives in PE on 9+ hour flights and treating Polaris like it was First Class!

Yes. It’s in the works. It will come at the expensive of e+ which will be reduced.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN dual boarding at DAL?
Replies: 21
Views: 3131

Re: WN dual boarding at DAL?

Does ALB still have the dual bridge?

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Hawaii Thread 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 3639

Re: Southwest Hawaii Thread 2018

People. They never announced service to Hawaii. They announced their intent to serve Hawaii. No service announcements have been made.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA114 HNL-DEN 30Dec 757-300
Replies: 27
Views: 6605

Re: UA114 HNL-DEN 30Dec 757-300

    slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
    I bet it only carried a 752 worth of people or no extra cargo to make it work. Denver has super long runways , but I bet they reduced weight to make that possible.

    Flight wasn’t completely full.

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    by flyguy84
    Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:24 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: OAG Changes NYE2017: DL Adds CVG-AUS, EK Trims JFK, FI Grows SEA; UA Adds Summer EWR-SRQ
    Replies: 63
    Views: 11070

    Re: OAG Changes NYE2017: DL Adds CVG-AUS, EK Trims JFK, FI Grows SEA; UA Adds Summer EWR-SRQ

    Nobody noticed that UA added SFO-BDL? That was a long-awaited route. We'll be checking if it is a red eye with a morning arrival, or a day flight. I like what UA is doing at SFO. It’s not new. It operates seasonally. They stared it this last year. Was a red-eye eastbound and early morning departure...

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    by flyguy84
    Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:35 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018
    Replies: 63
    Views: 5240

    Re: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread

    dfwjim1 wrote:
    Surprised that UA does not fly IAH-Reno.

    It’s seasonal and currently operating once daily.

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    by flyguy84
    Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:20 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?
    Replies: 24
    Views: 3422

    Re: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?

    UA777EWRTLV wrote:
    Restart? Doesn’t UA already fly IAH-MUC?

    Seasonally

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    by flyguy84
    Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:38 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: UA Domestic 777A Fleet Operational Reliability Issues?
    Replies: 6
    Views: 1477

    Re: UA Domestic 777A Fleet Operational Reliability Issues?

    High utilization during the holiday period, little downtime.

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    by flyguy84
    Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:30 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: UA accused of bumping F passenger for congresswoman
    Replies: 112
    Views: 19901

    Re: UA accused of bumping F passenger for congresswoman

    Quick question: If the passenger made a change on her phone app, then why didn't the gate agent tell her to pull up her phone app just to verify if indeed a change was made and that it accurately reflected what the agent was seeing? A passenger showed up claiming to have a reservation for a first c...

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    by flyguy84
    Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:47 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: UA accused of bumping F passenger for congresswoman
    Replies: 112
    Views: 19901

    Re: UA accused of bumping F passenger for congresswoman

    This story is nonsense. Passenger was downgraded and immediately compensated with a 500 dollar voucher. There is no problem here or failure. This is a case of an individual trying to take advantage of the situation. Wow you are so biased. This women booked a first class seat and deserves one. Unite...

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    by flyguy84
    Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:53 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: UA accused of bumping F passenger for congresswoman
    Replies: 112
    Views: 19901

    Re: UA accused of bumping F passenger for congresswoman

    kiowa wrote:
    A Congress person vs a lawyer!! Is there no honor??? Is there no truth???

    My only issue is with who paid the first class ticket price for a politician. Somehow I know I did.

    She didn’t buy an F ticket. She likely was upgraded using status. So no, you didn’t.

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    by flyguy84
    Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:52 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: 10 LH 747-8 sitting on ramp in FRA
    Replies: 62
    Views: 23586

    Re: 10 LH 747-8 sitting on ramp in FRA

    People keep saying “cancelled flights”... flights weren’t cancelled, they were never operating!

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    by flyguy84
    Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:38 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: UA accused of bumping F passenger for congresswoman
    Replies: 112
    Views: 19901

    Re: UA accused of bumping F passenger for congresswoman

    This story is nonsense. Passenger was downgraded and immediately compensated with a 500 dollar voucher. There is no problem here or failure. This is a case of an individual trying to take advantage of the situation.

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    by flyguy84
    Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:55 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Dallas Love Field fire
    Replies: 1
    Views: 762

    Re: Dallas Love Field fire

    www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1381789

    Already posted and wasn’t exactly a hot topic.
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    www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1381789

    Already posted and wasn’t exactly a hot topic.

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    by flyguy84
    Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:13 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ
    Replies: 320
    Views: 36945

    Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

    Interesting development... it seems they feel this is a necessary move after the Airbus/Bombardier deal. Will it pay off? Who knows... but it would get them into the regional jet market. Seems as tho this would be very tough to get regulatory approval from the Brazilian Government. https://www.wsj.c...

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    by flyguy84
    Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:22 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Horizon Air CEO stepping down after troubled year
    Replies: 33
    Views: 4190

    Re: Horizon Air CEO stepping down after troubled year

    [photoid][/photoid]

    roadpilot wrote:
    ADrum23 wrote:
    I’d say sell off Horizon Air to Skywest and consolidate all AS regional operations under Skywest if Horizon is that big of a mess.


    Yeah because they've done so well with managing ExpressJet :roll:

    Technically they have. They did want they wanted to with it....

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    by flyguy84
    Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:00 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Horizon Air CEO stepping down after troubled year
    Replies: 33
    Views: 4190

    Re: Horizon Air CEO stepping down after troubled year

    username21 wrote:
    Would SkyWest maintain the QX brand a la EV if they were to be acquired?

    No, there is no need to. It would just be Alaska operated by SkyWest as it is today.

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    by flyguy84
    Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:26 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: SY announces LAX-HNL and MSP-MYR
    Replies: 45
    Views: 5299

    Re: SY announces LAX-HNL and MSP-MYR

    If it’s just a technical stop wonder why they didn’t stop in ONT. Less congestion and can get in and out more quickly...

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    by flyguy84
    Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:01 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: SY announces LAX-HNL and MSP-MYR
    Replies: 45
    Views: 5299

    Re: SY announces LAX-HNL and MSP-MYR

    United_fan wrote:
    LAX-HNL is a very crowded market. Even more crowded when WN starts.

    Assuming they start....

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    by flyguy84
    Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:04 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
    Replies: 78
    Views: 10418

    Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

    Bingo. The right frequency is one that makes money. As a non ORD based AA EXP, I avoid it like the plague. Horrible airport to connect in. I could see ORD continuing to be right sized for o&d.. and connections routed to less trainwrecky hubs What makes is so bad for you? Honestly just curious. ...

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    by flyguy84
    Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:43 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Southwest at GSP with nonstops only to ATL
    Replies: 13
    Views: 3268

    Re: Southwest at GSP with nonstops only to ATL

    According to the BTS statistics for GSP airport, Southwest actually lost business and market share at GSP by dropping nonstop service from GSP to MDW, BWI, and HOU and only serving ATL nonstop from GSP. There were 291,000 passengers per year who traveled to and from GSP on Southwest between April 2...

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    by flyguy84
    Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:13 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Power outage in ATL
    Replies: 401
    Views: 42649

    Re: Power outage in ATL

    There was a fire in a tunnel between E/F that contributed to the power failure. This is where the smoke has come from. They are having a hard time assessing the damage.

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    by flyguy84
    Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:06 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Power outage in ATL
    Replies: 401
    Views: 42649

    Re: Power outage in ATL

    iahcsr wrote:
    flyguy84 wrote:
    Groundstop extended until 1800 local.

    Now showing 1900 local :crazy: This is life, Life happens...

    Ops have been suspended until further notice.

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    by flyguy84
    Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:59 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Power outage in ATL
    Replies: 401
    Views: 42649

    Re: Power outage in ATL

    Update. Now being told there is a fire that has occurred in a tunnel between the E/F terminals contributing to the power failure. Due to smoke, they are unable to evaluate the damage. Ops will be suspended until further notice.

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    by flyguy84
    Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:23 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Power outage in ATL
    Replies: 401
    Views: 42649

    Re: Power outage in ATL

    Latest update: still upwards of 80 aircraft on the ground awaiting the opportunity to deplane. Still unsure of the cause of the power outage. No estimated time of resolution.

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    by flyguy84
    Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:16 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Power outage in ATL
    Replies: 401
    Views: 42649

    Re: Power outage in ATL

    Groundstop extended until 1800 local.

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    by flyguy84
    Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:36 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Power outage in ATL
    Replies: 401
    Views: 42649

    Re: Power outage in ATL

    Looks like some flights are slowly making their way to gates. Either some functionality is being restored or the limited use of air stairs.

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    by flyguy84
    Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:16 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Power outage in ATL
    Replies: 401
    Views: 42649

    Re: Power outage in ATL

    So, I'm reading the Fox News report on the situation right now. They quote a traveler's tweet. Here's her tweet: "Literal pandemonium at the @ATLairport with power completely out and electric exit doors unable to open . Baggage claim stuck, passengers can go no where! Which means traffic can’t...

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    by flyguy84
    Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:56 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Power outage in ATL
    Replies: 401
    Views: 42649

    Re: Power outage in ATL

    ual763 wrote:
    It'll be night pretty quickly in Atlanta. If they don't have it fixed soon, EVERYTHING in the air will have to divert if no runway lights.


    There is not much airborne left. Everything has been groundstopped for awhile.

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    by flyguy84
    Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:36 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Power outage in ATL
    Replies: 401
    Views: 42649

    Re: Power outage in ATL

    What is the actual issue that is forcing them to reduce the arrival rate? In other words, is power out on some concourses so jetways won't move? Or is power out in customs and immigration so they can't scan passports, etc.? Are all concourses impacted? A friend is on DL64 LAX-ATL having come throug...

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    by flyguy84
    Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:23 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Power outage in ATL
    Replies: 401
    Views: 42649

    Re: Power outage in ATL

    ATC states they have over 100 aircraft currently on ground waiting for gates. Ouch. Power is still completely out. No estimated time of resolution.

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