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by tphuang
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue taking over Marine Air Terminal in LGA
Replies: 22
Views: 2376

Re: JetBlue taking over Marine Air Terminal in LGA

I have been there in terminal b and d when that happened and I can tell you I was miserable. And I can also tell you I would rather have 9 superior experience for 1 bad experience.

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue taking over Marine Air Terminal in LGA
Replies: 22
Views: 2376

Re: JetBlue taking over Marine Air Terminal in LGA

Imo, it's a big advantage if they are planning to do mostly shuttle flights here. Then it will be mostly business passengers looking to get in and get out quickly. It won't matter that there is not a lot of space here if everyone is getting in 45 minutes before the flight with no luggage. Get their ...

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to start BOS-MSP 3xday on May 3 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 3703

Re: JetBlue to start BOS-MSP 3xday on May 3 2018

Problem with that is that it would miss TATL departures from EI and LY. Perfect time to add a later flight (E90?) I'm sure that if the 3x perform well, a 4th frequency can be added. B6 also has the flexibility to downgauge the A320's to E190's based on demand. Kind of surprised they didn't start th...

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to start BOS-MSP 3xday on May 3 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 3703

Re: JetBlue to start BOS-MSP 3xday on May 3 2018

I think JFK msp is going to happen soon considering sy has been doing twice daily out of JFK. There is no reason JetBlue can't pick up the crowd that sy was going after prior to their transition to ulcc in addition to the usual JetBlue loyalists in NYC. Fll is possible, but might be a little further...

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news
Replies: 29
Views: 3113

Re: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news

It isn´t my number Sir. They ordered 100 E190 back in 2003. From the order, 60 were receveid and the 24 E-190s that were deferred to 2020-2022 were initially planned for delivery in 2014-2018. The remain 16 are due to be receveid from 2022. They are firm orders and still are in the Embraer´s backlo...

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news
Replies: 29
Views: 3113

Re: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news

They have 24 undelivered, so please stop spreading Your number. It isn´t my number Sir. They ordered 100 E190 back in 2003. From the order, 60 were receveid and the 24 E-190s that were deferred to 2020-2022 were initially planned for delivery in 2014-2018. The remain 16 are due to be receveid from ...

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news
Replies: 29
Views: 3113

Re: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news

Actually the E195-E2 competes against the CS300. The E190-E2 would be more of a competitor the the CS100. I would not be surprised to see B6 jump on the CS100 & CS300 now. It will allow replacement of a problem airframe for them in the E190 & allow a larger model thaw more competitive than ...

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news
Replies: 29
Views: 3113

Re: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news

How the E2 program is in danger? It is still on budget and on time. Having spend 1.7 billion dollar in a full to develop a full modernized aircraft. It shares the same nose and crosssection of the E1, but other than that it is a completely new aircraft. This development costs means that they can of...

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership
Replies: 692
Views: 39113

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

wow, airbus got a high way robbery on this one. Boeing maybe the big loser here, but bombardier got a pretty raw deal imo. I'm sure they could've gotten a better deal for COMAC, but maybe they are worried that COMAC deal will have a harder time to pass through regulatory hurdles.

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by tphuang
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership
Replies: 692
Views: 39113

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Biggest winner here is airbus and delta After that c series and aviation fans and possible purchasers like JetBlue Bombardier is a looser here. It's truly sad they don't get to see it wholly to the end. But biggest loser here is Boeing. Here is hoping no Canadian military orders for Boeing products ...

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by tphuang
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 14915

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

There seems to be a pissing contest between 2 posters above with accusations of fake news. Just a fact check: Over the last year, B6 has been at or near the bottom for on time arrivals. That is not fake news. You just have to google DOT on time stats and read the report. There are a lot of reasons ...

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by tphuang
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs
Replies: 113
Views: 11029

Re: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs

william wrote:
Don’t overlook Boeing as a suitor. Imagine the Boeing sales team pushing the CS.


you mean Quebec gov't let Bombardier be sold to the company that's trying to destroy it and put thousands of workers in Quebec on the street?

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by tphuang
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/15/2017: AA Adds ORD-RAP; AM Drops ONT-GDL; ; EY LAX Less Than Daily; More SJU/STT/SXM Cuts
Replies: 55
Views: 9217

Re: OAG Changes 10/15/2017: AA Adds ORD-RAP; AM Drops ONT-GDL; ; EY LAX Less Than Daily; More SJU/STT/SXM Cuts

Lots of AA frequency cuts for January and February across the board. I realize these are seasonal drawdowns, but given that we are in mid-October, is there anything unusual about them? Does AA see a general softening of demand for that time period? It seems pretty typical that for almost all schedu...

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by tphuang
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/15/2017: AA Adds ORD-RAP; AM Drops ONT-GDL; ; EY LAX Less Than Daily; More SJU/STT/SXM Cuts
Replies: 55
Views: 9217

Re: OAG Changes 10/15/2017: AA Adds ORD-RAP; AM Drops ONT-GDL; ; EY LAX Less Than Daily; More SJU/STT/SXM Cuts

Thank you as usual AA LAX-BOS JAN 6>5 AA LAX-JFK JAN 13>12 AA LGA-YYZ JAN 5>4 I was surprised when LAX-BOS went to 6 a day, but less surprised not that they cut back. LAX-JFK, not sure if this cut will be long term trend. LGA-YYZ is in big trouble imo. AC ORD-YVR MAY 1.0>2 JUN 1.0>2 pretty big incre...

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by tphuang
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what transatlantic markets could the 797/MOM open up?
Replies: 65
Views: 7251

Re: what transatlantic markets could the 797/MOM open up?

I am excited about something like that possibly opening up routes from FLL/MIA to all of the major South American destinations including EZE and SCL.

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by tphuang
Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9455

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

And for location like sea and pdx, you made my point. It's hard to draw people away from lax. So they would have same trouble whether at lgb or bur. Well, no, the problem isn't the same at LGB and BUR; BUR is more competitive already with both WN & AS serving PDX while AS also serves SEA. With ...

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by tphuang
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 Billion
Replies: 76
Views: 10660

Re: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 BILLION

Yet the people I know almost all unequivocally think of DL as one of the better products; its not JetBlue, but generally people I know think DL's product is good. The Comfort +, plus 2KU, PTVs, and other parts of the product are superior. So I wouldn't tout your opinion as fact. So if you even admi...

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by tphuang
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9455

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

If b6 moves to Burbank, it wouldn't even need to fly to wn strongholds in oak sjc smf if jetsuitex is successful and end up having Northern California airport all covered out of Burbank. And maybe that's what it is doing, waiting to see if this jetsuitex experiment succeeds or not. And then b6 will...

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by tphuang
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 Billion
Replies: 76
Views: 10660

Re: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 BILLION

Because you work for JetBlue, you have a different view. The problem their passengers can't go all the places that the legacy airlines take them. It is easy to be "special" when you are fairly new and a niche carrier. I am sure the people at Alaska and Hawaiian would make the same claims,...

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by tphuang
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 Billion
Replies: 76
Views: 10660

Re: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 BILLION

If discussing Y, what improvements should DL be making and on which key routes? How do they lag (far) behind? Less pitch, older aircraft, narrower seat on crj and 737s, no satellite tv, no free wifi that can stream amazon prime, no unlimited snacks. The average yuppie in New York I know all classif...

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by tphuang
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 Billion
Replies: 76
Views: 10660

Re: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 BILLION

$1.7B is a heck of a number... hopefully DL will reinvest some of that in improving their on-board experience. I'm only calling it as I see it, but DL's hard product still lags behind other airlines on some key routes, especially in Y. Notably, their JFK-London product is far behind BA and VS (whic...

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by tphuang
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9455

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

Yesterday, jetsuitex announced service to Oakland out of Burbank. So now it has 8 daily flight to secondary Bay Area airport which do not have to deal with fog problems and 2 to 5 flights to Las Vegas. If b6 moves to Burbank, it wouldn't even need to fly to wn strongholds in oak sjc smf if jetsuitex...

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by tphuang
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 205
Views: 19927

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

What I found interesting is Southwest's claim that fares to Hawaii are higher than flights of similar distances. And that they will generate business by offering lower fares than the unreasonably-high fares to Hawaii that are presently received by the existing carriers. That seemed strange, since t...

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by tphuang
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 205
Views: 19927

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

Regardless of what you think of southwest product, there are clearly many people that will fly them given their strong base in California. And I don't think you can argue that somehow wn seat comfort is worse than any other airline 737 y class, since they have pretty good pitch and seat width is act...

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by tphuang
Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA to Co-locate all flights to Terminal B in LGA in Nov 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 7108

Re: Rumor: AA to Co-locate all flights to Terminal B in LGA in Nov 2017

AA uses 8 gates in Terminal C (including 3 without bridge). If AS B6 F9 (to MAT) and NK (to C/D?) leave, that will bring only 6 gates to AA, inconveniently spread over all concourses. Hope to hear the final news soon. Exactly, it really seems like aa is the big loser out of this. Unless of course, ...

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by tphuang
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 205
Views: 19927

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

To me, the ETOPS certification is the big stepping stone. They've figured out international flying in Mexico and the Caribbean/Latin America. With ETOPS does that make them consider East Coast to Western Europe before B6 and others jump in? No chance unless they get something with longer range than...

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by tphuang
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 205
Views: 19927

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

To me, the ETOPS certification is the big stepping stone. They've figured out international flying in Mexico and the Caribbean/Latin America. With ETOPS does that make them consider East Coast to Western Europe before B6 and others jump in? No chance unless they get something with longer range than...

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by tphuang
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA to Co-locate all flights to Terminal B in LGA in Nov 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 7108

Re: Rumor: AA to Co-locate all flights to Terminal B in LGA in Nov 2017

A) does the MAT have space for all of them? B) Even if they move, can b take all of AA’a flights? C) Would a new AC come out of this? Mat has 6 gates for 3 carriers with 24 slot pairs. I think each gate should have no problem with 4 daily flights. Maybe JetBlue thinks it can somehow get more slots,...

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by tphuang
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 Billion
Replies: 76
Views: 10660

Re: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 BILLION

I'm not sure where everyone is getting their figures from, but the IATA expects that the airline industry as a whole will have a net profit margin of 4.1% this year, with a projected net margin of 8.5% specifically for the US Airline Industry: http://www.iata.org/pressroom/pr/Pages/2016-12-08-01.as...

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by tphuang
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9455

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

B6' only options in the west are probably BUR and LAS as discussed above. Possibly ONT? Or maybe even SAN...? Or OAK or SMF. No reason to think B6 feels any of these options would be better than LGB though. They will not get fined $6000 for breaking curfew each time in other airport and also the re...

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by tphuang
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 Billion
Replies: 76
Views: 10660

Re: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 BILLION

Pharma? :( I think in Govt Affairs they are slipping since the leadership changes, but pretty much everything else they basically lead the industry. There are a lot of it companies that have 50+% in margin. Even amongst us airlines, delta is middle of the pack. middle of the pack? who in the US is ...

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by tphuang
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 Billion
Replies: 76
Views: 10660

Re: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 BILLION

Profits like that could lead to new entrants in the market. 16% operating margin is high and I doubt airlines will be able to sustain that margin. I'd agree with that. It's all relative though. The company I work for has a profit margin almost 3 times that. Pharma? :( Delta's management team is jus...

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by tphuang
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9455

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

I would think on JFK/BOS/AUS/RNO/FLL/ABQ would do better in BUR than LGB given the improved demographics. As for SLC, the main competitor there is DL, not WN's 2 daily. So in terms of real competition, things don't change. As for the remaining flights, B6 would have to fly against many AS frequency ...

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP
Replies: 50
Views: 5908

Re: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP

undoubtedly a money loser on a subpar product but hey, when you have no place else to put the MINT plane, gotta put it somewhere. Bad for the shareholders good for anyone looking for rock bottom flatbeds to PSP. Your bashing of JetBlue is seriously getting old and boorish. One thing you are is pred...

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9455

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

I saw the Mint announcement for JFK-PSP. Nice little addition for the holidays. B6 would probably face even tougher competition at BUR with a larger operation for WN out of BUR, plus AS and UA competing on some Bay Area routes as well. BUR would be a bigger bloodbath. It really depends on the route...

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by tphuang
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP
Replies: 50
Views: 5908

Re: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP

With each new route, I think JetBlue is seeing that there is a lot more demand out there for these lie flat routes at sub 1000 price point than people think. Especially out of New York. Just looking at JFK Las mint service, the first Thursday mint cabin was sold out over a week ago and we still have...

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by tphuang
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9455

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

Sort of related, b6 is bringing mint to JFK psp route over holiday season. Looks like just additional utilization of mint aircraft. As for value of lgb, we know that they can be profitable running an operation of 20 to 25 daily flights with no southwest. We also know that will not happen in the fut...

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by tphuang
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter
Replies: 63
Views: 10989

Re: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter

AS feels they will still attract higher-fare customers due to offering a lower FC fare and their generous upgrade policy that will kick in at VX starting April 25th. They're willing to bypass the expense and limitations of installing lie-flat on what would be a small number of aircraft to keep comm...

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by tphuang
Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9455

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

Sort of related, b6 is bringing mint to JFK psp route over holiday season. Looks like just additional utilization of mint aircraft. As for value of lgb, we know that they can be profitable running an operation of 20 to 25 daily flights with no southwest. We also know that will not happen in the futu...

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by tphuang
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 259
Views: 37279

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

[Wow, that is some accusation that you are making. Airbus is lying about the A330 and is using 9-abreast seating for economics but is marketing the aircraft at 8-abreast for comfort. Do I have that right?. Yes. Its the only explanation. The A330 is sold and marketed with 9 abreast. Its CASM advanta...

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by tphuang
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9455

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

Also a lot of these assumptions about being locked out and no space to grow is based on some belief that economy will continue to be steady. if we have a major recession from this huge bubble that has been building for several years now, the entire airline Industry will be cutting back and there wil...

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by tphuang
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9455

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

You haven't even factored in fll lgb, which is advertising sub $200 rt for many months. There is room in Burbank for 25 daily flights. I think transcon Austin Reno and smf should be moved there along with some Bay Area and Las Vegas routes. Jetsuitex runs up to 10 daily flights out of Burbank alread...

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by tphuang
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter
Replies: 63
Views: 10989

Re: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter

Thanks enilria! VX Network Conversion AS BOS-SFO MAY 0>4 JUN 0>4 Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't this an increase in frequency over last spring? I think VX (along with B6) were both running this 3x, with B6 recently adding a fourth frequency (and a 5th starting soon). With DL now in this market,...

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by tphuang
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter
Replies: 63
Views: 10989

Re: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter

Thanks enilria *DL ATL-SJU NOV 4>2.0 DEC 5>2 JAN 5>2 FEB 4>2 MAR 4>2 *DL DTW-SJU DEC 0.4>0 JAN 0.3>0 FEB 0.1>0 MAR 0.2>0 APR 0.1>0 *DL JFK-SJU NOV 3>2.0 DEC 4>2 JAN 4>2 FEB 3>2 MAR 3>2 *DL MSP-SJU DEC 0.2>0 JAN 0.3>0 FEB 0.4>0 MAR 0.6>0 APR 0.2>0 Looks like JFK and ATL are back by April. I wonder if...

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by tphuang
Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Compass F/A GEG base & AS flying rumors
Replies: 52
Views: 5924

Re: Compass F/A GEG base & AS flying rumors

I love it that you decided to reply to a quote from that article as if those were my comments. Well, you chose to quote the article, so you obviously stand by what was written; why wouldn't I quote you and refute the points that were attempted to be made? I am simply relaying the article and put th...

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by tphuang
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Compass F/A GEG base & AS flying rumors
Replies: 52
Views: 5924

Re: Compass F/A GEG base & AS flying rumors

I love the AAG spin that this is a temporary situation. It's not spin; it truly IS a temporary situation, and one that improves week over week. Horizon management asked pilots to accept pay cuts and other concessions last year to compete with another airline for outsourced routes flying from Alaska...

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by tphuang
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Compass F/A GEG base & AS flying rumors
Replies: 52
Views: 5924

Re: Compass F/A GEG base & AS flying rumors

I love the AAG spin that this is a temporary situation. I guess this is why QX pilots have decided to finally air their frustrations rather than waiting for the temporary situation to be over. http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20171006/horizon-air-pilots-make-their-frustrations-public Horizon manageme...

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by tphuang
Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - CZ Apply for Code-Sharing
Replies: 34
Views: 4636

Re: AA - CZ Apply for Code-Sharing

I'm waiting on AA to take a stab at applying for the seven weekly slots available at CAN for US carriers. United received the slots years ago yet never took up flying, largely due the downturn at the end of last decade. Yes, LAX-CAN is operated by CZ's A380 but its timing on the CAN-LAX end is terr...

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by tphuang
Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - CZ Apply for Code-Sharing
Replies: 34
Views: 4636

Re: AA - CZ Apply for Code-Sharing

] I really don't think 45 min vs 60 min makes much of a difference. The biggest issue inside China is the frequent delays for any number of reasons. And frankly, it doesn't matter which airport the transfer is at. The "Improved" PEK CZ-AA MCT is 100min. That's still quite a difference com...

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by tphuang
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - CZ Apply for Code-Sharing
Replies: 34
Views: 4636

Re: AA - CZ Apply for Code-Sharing

I hope AA-CZ actually work on the connection experience. I don't recall ever using PEK Terminal 2, but in general connecting in China can be a hassle as the appalling long MCT times indicate. Compare this to ICN with as short as 45min published MCT or, 60min at HKG or NRT. I really don't think 45 m...

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