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by janders
Fri May 24, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 46
Views: 5707

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

There we are. Lets see how airlines respond. Do they continue the JBA with a Chile carve out? Seems a little odd with LATAM Group HQ in Chile.

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by janders
Thu May 23, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda to close London again, reduce Amsterdam
Replies: 19
Views: 3002

Re: Garuda to close London again, reduce Amsterdam

Its seems their entire strategy to return to Europe has been a financial failure.
Remember they restarted service first to AMS daily via DXB in 2010 and have been tinkering ever since with Europe capacity, frequency, routings, product etc

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by janders
Wed May 22, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China - EU agree on new aviation agreement
Replies: 6
Views: 1561

Re: China - EU agree on new aviation agreement

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1150799.shtml
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Little tidbit. The agreement paves way for C919 certification and entry into EU markets.

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1150799.shtml

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by janders
Mon May 20, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 6804

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

LAXdenizen wrote:
Any pricing information of 748F?


:eyepopping:

OPer already listed it in his original posting.

LAXintl wrote:
B748F – $102.0 - 165.0M, $750-1,400,000

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by janders
Mon May 20, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 83
Views: 19405

Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

PARIS, May 20 (Reuters) - Boeing Co has won a hard-fought contest to sell wide-body aircraft to Air New Zealand Ltd, beating a challenge from Europe’s Airbus, industry sources said on Monday. The carrier, which currently operates only Boeing wide-body jets on long-haul routes and Airbus single-aisl...

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by janders
Fri May 17, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 6804

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

Thank you for this excellent thread topic.

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by janders
Thu May 16, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 731
Views: 119601

Re: US-Japan agree on additional Haneda slots; DOT to allocate

Order to show cause is out! https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOT-OST-2019-0014-0079 Tentative allocations: AA: DFW (1x), LAX DL: SEA, DTW, ATL, PDX, HNL (1x) HA: HNL (1x) UA: EWR, ORD, IAD, LAX Good deal. Seems the big winners are DL and UA. AA only received half of its request including addi...

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by janders
Wed May 15, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BLADE helicopter crashes into Hudson River (with video)
Replies: 6
Views: 2669

BLADE helicopter crashes into Hudson River (with video)

BLADE Helicopters Bell 206 crashed at 2:06 p.m. ET on Wednesday into the Hudson River. Thankfully the sole occupant, the pilot was rescued. Story https://nypost.com/2019/05/15/helicopter-lands-in-hudson-river-near-34th-street/ Video https://twitter.com/i/status/1128747306398945281 Bad PR for the fle...

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by janders
Wed May 15, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromar on the verge of bankruptcy
Replies: 6
Views: 1858

Re: Aeromar on the verge of bankruptcy

Synergy Group is quickly unraveling it seems.

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by janders
Wed May 15, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating
Replies: 5
Views: 1945

Re: U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating

Apparently, Costa Rica fell short in 22 required ICAO areas per their Minister of Public Works and Transportation. They admit that deficiencies grew over the last 9 to 10 years as Costa Rica failed on implementing ICAO amendments and failed to provide required follow-up oversight on issues. https://...

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by janders
Wed May 15, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR
Replies: 117
Views: 16824

Re: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR

With BKK and ICN being flown due JAL mainline taking loss in the markets, wonder if their first North America route will similarly be a loss maker for JAL, or of they will simply add capacity to an existing major route like LAX for example?

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by janders
Tue May 14, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 100
Views: 19511

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

I don't get it. Just because Singapore and Malaysia are close to each other doesn't mean a merger would make sense. To me, MAS would be far more appealing as an acquisition target for an airline much further away who will see MAS as an opportunity to have a hub in this part of the world and greatly...

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by janders
Mon May 13, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The U.S. has threatened to expel Turkey from the F-35
Replies: 47
Views: 3892

Re: The U.S. has threatened to expel Turkey from the F-35

My bad. There are various form of democracies. And when you get old, you lost track of time. I'd say there is still experimentation, as we saw recently with the "attempted coupe". Imo, the attempted coup in 2016 actually shows how strong democracy really is nowadays, in that people took t...

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by janders
Fri May 10, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 44
Views: 2493

Re: Site not secure

Any updates to fixing this?

Not secure connection continues.

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by janders
Thu May 09, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to LGW, will UA and AA follow?
Replies: 51
Views: 9085

Re: Delta to LGW, will UA and AA follow?

LGW is all about the VS partnership for DL.

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by janders
Wed May 08, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Interjet in a years time?
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Interjet in a years time?

Couple of days ago they announcing dropping a bunch of US and domestic routes, so who knows what they will be flying come next March.
Also their new CEO likely will transition them into a ULCC, so product/pricing could see big changes also.

I would not risk especially this far out.

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by janders
Tue May 07, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 10
Views: 1778

Re: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants

The thing that makes me question SCASD grants is that they are available to some rather good sized airports that might already have 4-5 airlines serving them. I can see how a community with a single airline or serious lack of air service might use SCASD incentive money to lure new flying, but the av...

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by janders
Tue May 07, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines announces Fukuoka
Replies: 12
Views: 3186

Re: Hawaiian Airlines announces Fukuoka

Resumption of service. They served FUK until mid 2014.

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by janders
Tue May 07, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?
Replies: 79
Views: 12598

Re: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?

SkyVoice wrote:
BTW, which ATC Center do they contact while flying over NK?


Pyongyang FIR (ZKKP)

Image

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by janders
Mon May 06, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yamal Airlines cancels remaining SSJ order
Replies: 42
Views: 7115

Re: Yamal Airlines cancels remaining SSJ order

Not sure the SSJ has much of a future. Seems one airline after another complain about its ongoing support and the tragic crash certainly does not help.

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by janders
Mon May 06, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet drops 8 routes, focus more on South America
Replies: 11
Views: 2941

Re: Interjet drops 8 routes, focus more on South America

New CEO making his moves. With background from Viva Colombia he probably has insight into South America opportunities.

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by janders
Mon May 06, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Was Delta Air Lines The Largest Airline At LAX
Replies: 6
Views: 657

Re: Was Delta Air Lines The Largest Airline At LAX

And yet Delta deliberately shrank at LAX? Why? They were obviously losing money in LA. One thing that happened post merger was the further build up of SLC which took resources away from LAX. They also had the PDX hub which diminished LAX as well. Another thing was in the mid 90s they lost Skywest f...

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by janders
Mon May 06, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CZ to Reduce Flights/Capacity on Flights to LAX/JFK/SFO
Replies: 2
Views: 645

Re: CZ to Reduce Flights/Capacity on Flights to LAX/JFK/SFO

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1421445
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Already posted >>>

China Southern Reduces U.S. Capacity On Some Routes
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1421445

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by janders
Sun May 05, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS-JAL seek to establish JV
Replies: 5
Views: 2169

Re: MAS-JAL seek to establish JV

mercure1 wrote:
Wonder if JAL would be interested in investing in MAS should government indeed divest.


:checkmark: Indeed. Wonder if JAL is one of the multiple parties the Malaysian government says they are speaking with.

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by janders
Sun May 05, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flightradar24 question/help
Replies: 2
Views: 412

Re: Flightradar24 question/help

https://forum.flightradar24.com/
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Why dont you ask the experts on the FR24 forum

https://forum.flightradar24.com/

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by janders
Sun May 05, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why are most aviation news websites behind full or partial paywalls?
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Re: Why are most aviation news websites behind full or partial paywalls?

These enterprises need to make money for their product.
Olden days it was often via quite expensive print subscriptions and advertising they secured. Today its via online subscriptions.

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by janders
Fri May 03, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't America have an international leisure airline?
Replies: 56
Views: 9143

Re: Why doesn't America have an international leisure airline?

The U.S has had tons of such carriers. Just off the top of my head some examples - ATA, Sun Country, USA3000, North American, Miami Air, Swift, Rich Intl, ExpressOne, World, Tower, Sierra Pacific, Eastern, Xtra, etc. The leisure carriers you mention primarily fly folks that purchased on tour package...

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by janders
Fri May 03, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9
Replies: 71
Views: 14770

Re: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9

Air Premia reveals first details of cabins. Will seat 309 in two classes: a 56-seat premium economy class with a 42in seat pitch and 253-seat economy class with a 35in pitch. Will use Recaro seats (sample photos) Premium Econ: https://www.aircraftinteriorsinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04...

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by janders
Fri May 03, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United expansion in FRA
Replies: 19
Views: 5200

Re: United expansion in FRA

United previously operated FRALAX and could certainly do so again if its beneficial for the A++ JV.
In reality all UA Atlantic flying is mindful and coordinated with it's JV partner needs.

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by janders
Thu May 02, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS-JAL seek to establish JV
Replies: 5
Views: 2169

Re: MAS-JAL seek to establish JV

Does the AA - JL joint venture not also cover Malaysia? Wonder how this would fit in.

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by janders
Thu May 02, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - Interjet expand bilateral agreements
Replies: 2
Views: 678

Re: AA - Interjet expand bilateral agreements

For AA customers sake hopefully, they don't get burned with Interjet. They are not exactly the most reliable nor sound operator.

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by janders
Wed May 01, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air drops first-class on 27 routes
Replies: 21
Views: 5761

Korean Air drops first-class on 27 routes

Effective June 1st, Korean Air will stop offering first class product on 27 routes. Currently, it offers first class on 62 of its 111 international markets. KE says the change better reflects market demand plus increases the efficiency and maximize the profitability of its flights. News link: https:...

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by janders
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 971
Views: 136844

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

So they finally announced something.

Though good luck now without the benefit of Indian partner 9W.

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by janders
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Four Seasons to acquire A321NEO-LR Private Jet
Replies: 22
Views: 5097

Re: Four Seasons to acquire A321NEO-LR Private Jet

CarbonFibre wrote:
Remove the winglets and turn into a freighter?


I doubt the cargo world will need a 26-year old 757, especially with plenty of 757s already in the desert or being scrapped.

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by janders
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Garuda to keep 737MAX order, add 787s in agreement with Boeing
Replies: 161
Views: 42257

Re: Updated: Garuda to keep 737MAX order, add 787s in agreement with Boeing

One thing I suspect with switch to MAX-10 is further slip in delivery schedule. This buys GA more time from their original MAX order pushback.

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by janders
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Garuda to keep 737MAX order, add 787s in agreement with Boeing
Replies: 161
Views: 42257

Re: Official: Garuda cancels remaining 737MAX orders

Well well. I am sure Boeing played with pricing a bit, but simply walking away from the order would have been costly for GA.

Funny how the GA president made the statement "believes in Boeing aircraft and its technological capabilities.".

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by janders
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 44
Views: 2493

Re: Site not secure

Here is my experience. Whenever I type http://www.airliners.com on any device it defaults to non-secure connection. I can manually enter https:// however shortly after navigating across the site it again becomes non-secure. It seems something is not correct with the site's migration from http to htt...

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by janders
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue uses facial recognition as boarding pass
Replies: 16
Views: 1727

Re: JetBlue uses facial recognition as boarding pass

Indeed DHS/CBP databases are used for these systems. I would not look at it as the government giving a private company anything, instead, the company is participating in DHS programs. There has been a multi-decade project in work that requires biometric verification of passengers per Congressional m...

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by janders
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 18429

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

Logo under the belly is purely a PR move. More and more airlines do so these days.

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by janders
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 164
Views: 24738

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

Comments by Kirby at todays earning call.

"Today, we're really full at Los Angeles. We look forward to the opportunity to get more gates and grow in Los Angeles."

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by janders
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 46
Views: 5707

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

I can't see AA/LATAM getting approved without conditions as previously proposed. As you can see Chile, in particular, is ready to make its concerns well know and impose restrictions on a deal.

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by janders
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 614
Views: 98800

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

Well AA is not selling either ORD-PEK-PVG nonstop as far as the scheduled go out into Q1 2020 while NRT remains 3x weekly.

Doubtfull imo they come back atleast this year as it would be hard to market from scratch from this late stage.

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by janders
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines posts Q1 earnings
Replies: 15
Views: 4842

Re: United Airlines posts Q1 earnings

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/16/united- ... nings.html
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Beat estimates on profit but missed on revenue

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/16/united- ... nings.html

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by janders
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 164
Views: 24738

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

https://crankyflier.com/2019/04/16/a-lo ... ncourse-0/
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Cranky Flier has a good story on the terminal projects

https://crankyflier.com/2019/04/16/a-lo ... ncourse-0/

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by janders
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline
Replies: 357
Views: 53615

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

https://simpleflying.com/moxy-airline-l ... l-flights/
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An article saying Moxy could target longhaul flying. Bit short of facts, mostly assumptions..

https://simpleflying.com/moxy-airline-l ... l-flights/

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by janders
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico E170 wing strikes ground on takeoff (video)
Replies: 12
Views: 2649

Aeromexico E170 wing strikes ground on takeoff (video)

Embraer 170 of Aeroméxico registration XA-SAC, suffered incident on Wednesday April 10 during takeoff at the in Chihuahua, when, for reasons still unknown, his left wing was struck the ground. Story: https://www.transponder1200.com/audio-y-video-impacta-semiala-contra-el-terreno-e170-de-aeromexico-c...

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by janders
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA 787-10 routes announced
Replies: 25
Views: 11071

Re: First ANA 787-10 routes announced

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First -10 delivered at Haneda.

Image

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D31YI5wU4AAOvn4.jpg

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by janders
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 138
Views: 19939

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

Some news about of the reallocation process will work: In a statement issued Wednesday evening, City Manager Pat West said that Hawaiian Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta Airlines had all expressed interest in the open slots. He said the slots will be awarded in rounds where each airline will h...

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