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by flyguy84
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 3
Views: 231

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

There’s always bad apples. She may need to start looking for a new job.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA cancelations for 18June
Replies: 3
Views: 579

Re: AA cancelations for 18June

Smh. This has been discussed.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSA Cancelations
Replies: 27
Views: 3769

Re: PSA Cancelations

Was about to post this, then I realized this is a multi day issue now. It appears whatever caused this they simply can't recover from. I have clients stranded all over the country. Does anyone have any real data on what the heck went wrong and why its hush hush, and not fixed? I don’t believe it’s ...

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by flyguy84
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSA Cancelations
Replies: 27
Views: 3769

Re: PSA Cancelations

Showing 404 total cancels today and already 256 for tomorrow.

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by flyguy84
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSA Cancelations
Replies: 27
Views: 3769

Re: PSA Cancelations

It appears PSA is having ANOTHER issues with their computer system.. As long as it doesn’t affect mainline then everyone is happy.... That is terrible if PSA is having more issues. The Friday and Sunday of a weekend is terrible for the customers. High LF and limited rebooking opportunities will cas...

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by flyguy84
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSA Cancelations
Replies: 27
Views: 3769

Re: PSA Cancelations

It appears PSA is having ANOTHER issues with their computer system..

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by flyguy84
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to cut Seattle-Hong Kong, announces Seattle-Osaka
Replies: 223
Views: 19371

Re: Delta to cut Seattle-Hong Kong, announces Seattle-Osaka

flybry wrote:
Eek! That stinks Delta is leaving Hong Kong. Do you think United will pull out of Osaka once Delta starts its flights?

No? Why would you even assume this to be the case. Delta has flown SEA-KIX before and discontinued it. It had no effect on United.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How does catering work at isolated airports?
Replies: 13
Views: 2256

Re: How does catering work at isolated airports?

mia wrote:
Does MSY have local catering?

Yes. LSG Sky Chefs and Gate Gourmet

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by flyguy84
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle's plan for the future.
Replies: 284
Views: 52046

Re: American Eagle's plan for the future.

NZ321 wrote:
caflyboy wrote:
Republic is now partially owned by AA. So Technically its 3 wholly owned, 1 partially owned and 2 non-owned.


Please enlighten me. What does this mean?


Delta, United, and American all own a piece of Republic.

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by flyguy84
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Max 9 North America inaugural service
Replies: 68
Views: 9372

Re: 737 Max 9 North America inaugural service

iahcsr wrote:
First diversion; UA1788 MCOIAH diverted to AEX due weather. Ship 7501 arrived IAH 2+ hours tardy. Interesting...

Not sure what’s “interesting...” about it. ATC was issuing tactical re-routes and the flight didn’t have sufficient fuel.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline Returns to ELP
Replies: 34
Views: 3206

Re: UA Mainline Returns to ELP

Coalways wrote:
Today they have a 737-700 & a 737-900ER back to back!

Yes the 700 is an afternoon turn while the 900 is a RON.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline Returns to ELP
Replies: 34
Views: 3206

Re: UA Mainline Returns to ELP

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ELP/CRP/MAF-IAH

FCA/TUL-DEN

TVC/BGR/FCA-ORD

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by flyguy84
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline Returns to ELP
Replies: 34
Views: 3206

Re: UA Mainline Returns to ELP

jetskipper wrote:
What other cities got back Mainline?

MAF/CRP/TUL/FCA

PNS/TVC/BGR pick up mainline on the 9th.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline Returns to ELP
Replies: 34
Views: 3206

Re: UA Mainline Returns to ELP

The new schedule started today and a lot of mainline adds occurred.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports in U.S. — "Virtual" Control Towers?
Replies: 7
Views: 479

Re: Airports in U.S. — "Virtual" Control Towers?

United is going with a virtual ramp control tower in IAH.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico's Interjet is seeking investment from a foreign airline.
Replies: 25
Views: 4422

Re: Mexico's Interjet is seeking investment from a foreign airline.

Synergy makes a lot of sense... they could easily combine AeroMar and Interjet into Avianca Mexico.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former UA VP-Fleet ends up at Embraer...
Replies: 1
Views: 642

Former UA VP-Fleet ends up at Embraer...

Looks like the former United Airlines Vice President - Fleet has joined Embraer as their new Senior Vice President of Strategy. Not going to read too much into this, but I hope this helps Embraer land the 190/195 at United! http://www.aviationpros.com/press_release/12415527/embraer-names-new-executi...

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by flyguy84
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Only a man can run an airline."
Replies: 137
Views: 10544

Re: "Only a man can run an airline."

Are there currently major airline CEOs (or Chairs of the Board or CFOs or COOs?) There must be, but who knows of them? Obviously, some of the most powerful companies in the world have female CEOs, such as PepsiCo. But I'm specifically interested in major airlines. Dunno how picky you want to get ab...

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by flyguy84
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL dual runway takeoffs
Replies: 17
Views: 2178

Re: PHL dual runway takeoffs

As others have stated, N90 probably can’t handle the dual departure traffic. Same problem at EWR.

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by flyguy84
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Only a man can run an airline."
Replies: 137
Views: 10544

Re: "Only a man can run an airline."

Anyone defending this mans bigoted comments should be ashamed.

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by flyguy84
Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What should UA do to close the gap with DL?
Replies: 201
Views: 18874

Re: What should UA do to close the gap with DL?

DL has numerous advantages that UA/AA don't have. Their hubs at ATL/MSP/DTW/SLC are some of the most profitable in the country. They dominate those hubs more than UA and AA dominate theirs (aside for CLT). And they do a great job of monetizing those core hubs. So that allows them to take changes in...

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by flyguy84
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If you think costlier air tickets are just a minor hitch, think again!
Replies: 11
Views: 2534

Re: If you think costlier air tickets are just a minor hitch, think again!

North Americans are happy with the airline service these days. I foresee few airlines will struggle to maintain the traffic growth due to tragic incidents like Southwest's engine explosion, United Airlines new policies etc.. https://news.alphastreet.com/if-you-think-costlier-air-tickets-are-just-a-...

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by flyguy84
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA1897 SAT-PHX Diverted suffering hail damage
Replies: 64
Views: 8622

Re: AA1897 SAT-PHX Divert

So sounds like a technical problem

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by flyguy84
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA1897 SAT-PHX Diverted suffering hail damage
Replies: 64
Views: 8622

Re: AA1897 SAT-PHX Divert

Very doubtful. Probably fuel related. They were filed over ELP, they deviated quite a bit.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 184
Views: 22901

Re: United seeks to return to JFK

United is one airline which likes to retrench or cut service every time, they never think long term. Every time you drop service to a city, you lose a spoke and all other destinations suffer a bit. In JFK's case, LAX and SFO crowd missed it a lot, all those contracts went to DL, AA or B6. The same ...

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by flyguy84
Thu May 31, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest makes emergency landing after passenger smokes joint
Replies: 48
Views: 4359

Re: Southwest makes emergency landing after passenger smokes joint

Seems a bit ridiculous to make an emergency landing/diversion for such an instance. This happens quite frequently and usually the passenger is just met at destination by law enforcement.

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by flyguy84
Sat May 26, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 1149
Views: 150392

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

39M N37506 C1(?) 24May.. Someone seems to have forgotten about 7505, still not showing as flown. #5 just got out of paint. https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChris/status/999870972021755905 Very nice. Does anyone know if there are going to be any changes to the configuration between the Max 9 and any of...

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by flyguy84
Fri May 25, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger
Replies: 87
Views: 10413

Re: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger

Who decides if it IS an emergency?. The ground based medical staff being MedLink or MedAire make the recommendation to divert based on information provided from the crew and dispatch. Of course if the crew deems it a life threatening emergency they can also makes the decision. Whether there was a m...

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by flyguy84
Wed May 23, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Airport Planners missed Opportunity for a fifth Runway
Replies: 29
Views: 3228

Re: LAX Airport Planners missed Opportunity for a fifth Runway

LAX doesn’t need another runway... they need more gate space.

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by flyguy84
Sun May 20, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA running 777 today SFO-LAS-SFO
Replies: 20
Views: 4634

UA running 777 today SFO-LAS-SFO

Flights 1544 and 2233 will be operated by a 777 today.

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by flyguy84
Sat May 19, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA adding weekly Chicago(ORD)-Brownsville(BRO)
Replies: 12
Views: 2137

UA adding weekly Chicago(ORD)-Brownsville(BRO)

Will be operated Saturday’s on E175 aircraft.

m.valleymorningstar.com/news/local_news/chicago-service-added-brownsville-to-o-hare/article_bfd91104-57f6-11e8-9f5d-c3021e337e8b.html?mode=jqm

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by flyguy84
Sat May 19, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes
Replies: 53
Views: 6991

Re: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes

I don’t think Cat 2 has anything to do with MMH. I think it’s a performance issue, similar to ASE.

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by flyguy84
Fri May 18, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 23793

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

These changes and reversals are most likely directly linked to Andrew Levy’s departure.

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by flyguy84
Fri May 18, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 452
Views: 70606

Re: Plane down near HAV

All signs pointing to this was a Blue Panorama 737

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by flyguy84
Fri May 18, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 452
Views: 70606

Re: Plane down near HAV

Majority reports claim it’s a Cubana flight, but where did they get the 737 from?

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by flyguy84
Fri May 18, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA CFO Resigns
Replies: 41
Views: 10052

Re: UA CFO Resigns

Curious development. Wonder where Levy will go next. When he joined UA he probably thought he could become CEO. A couple weeks later Kirby was poached from AA, and I'm sure Levy has seen the writing on the wall since. He's not moving up. If only Scott Kirby would follow Levy out the door. And lose ...

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by flyguy84
Fri May 18, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA978 EZE-EWR now returning to EZE
Replies: 2
Views: 1093

Re: UA978 EZE-EWR now returning to EZE

Yes, technical fault.

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by flyguy84
Fri May 18, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA CFO Resigns
Replies: 41
Views: 10052

Re: UA CFO Resigns

Too much cost cutting when in fact he’s the one who got cut. See ya.

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by flyguy84
Thu May 17, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?
Replies: 53
Views: 13739

Re: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?

dc10lover wrote:
I wish JetBlue Airways would build a hub like at Denver. They can win over Frontier Airlines & United Airlines. Southwest Airlines, good challenge.

That would be a great way to lose money.

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by flyguy84
Tue May 15, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Diversions tonight 5/14/18
Replies: 4
Views: 1189

Re: ORD Diversions tonight 5/14/18

There were too many diversions to count...

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by flyguy84
Mon May 14, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 92
Views: 14635

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

Downtown Baltimore to EWR: 178 mi, connecting Downtown Virginia Beach to EWR: 353 mi, connecting Downtown Baltimore to IAD: 60 mi, potential nonstop service If you take what’s UA put in the press release at its word and not more of a messaging effort, what would you choose based on your example? Bu...

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by flyguy84
Sun May 13, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 347
Views: 43890

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

I'm trying to understand these east coast changes announced this week http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1393953&hilit=ua+east+coast . I like them, but they don't make sense. I thought I remember hearing something from UA a few months ago about banking EWR to match AA at PHL...

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by flyguy84
Sun May 13, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAT Traffic Another Record in Q1
Replies: 19
Views: 1552

Re: FAT Traffic Another Record in Q1

I feel like the OO hangar almost puts FAT at a disadvantage with UA, I would love to see something bigger than a miserable CR2 4 times a day to DEN. Would love to see at least E75/Mainline. I’d also love to see the ORD service turn year round or at least be operated with a 319. Almost 5 hours in a ...

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by flyguy84
Sun May 13, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAT Traffic Another Record in Q1
Replies: 19
Views: 1552

Re: FAT Traffic Another Record in Q1

I feel like the OO hangar almost puts FAT at a disadvantage with UA, I would love to see something bigger than a miserable CR2 4 times a day to DEN. Would love to see at least E75/Mainline. I’d also love to see the ORD service turn year round or at least be operated with a 319. Almost 5 hours in a ...

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by flyguy84
Sat May 12, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 92
Views: 14635

Re: UA East Coast network changes

Here's my question. Will they increase service levels from IAD and will they put in a Polaris lounge? Sure they will, as soon as the build the new C/D concourse, so it should be open by 2035. I joke, once the first class is removed from all 763's and 772's, they will probably convert the First Clas...

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by flyguy84
Sat May 12, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 92
Views: 14635

Re: UA East Coast network changes

So a shift in strategy at EWR to all mainline for primarily O&D would mean a decrease in daily flights and passenger count at EWR correct? If you eliminate connections then UA won't have the pax numbers to feed multiple non-stops to cities that can't support the O&D from New York without fe...

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by flyguy84
Sat May 12, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: how far in advance will boarding passes work
Replies: 14
Views: 2020

Re: how far in advance will boarding passes work

I have wondered the same thing for a different reason. Since security in the US scans your boarding pass, I have wondered exactly what is that hooked up to? For example if my flight canceled but I have boarding pass in hand and want to go through security and deal with a new boarding pass at a gate...

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by flyguy84
Sat May 12, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 92
Views: 14635

Re: UA East Coast network changes

I think the comment that UA made about EWR virtually becoming all mainline foreshadows a 100-seat airplane.

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