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by SumChristianus
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1846
Views: 106235

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

flymco753 wrote:
Remember a few years ago there was an article that was written about DL starting 5x weekly MAN flights on a 76W.

DL just added HNL 5x weekly on the 76W.

Do you think that MAN was planned and then HNL announced instead with the usage of that plane?

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by SumChristianus
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1846
Views: 106235

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

flymco753 wrote:
Remember a few years ago there was an article that was written about DL starting 5x weekly MAN flights on a 76W.

DL just added HNL 5x weekly on the 76W.

Do you think that MAN was planned and then HNL announced instead with the usage of that plane?

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by SumChristianus
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2043
Views: 120521

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

A321/B752/B739 all have 20 F seats and the CR9/E75 have only 12 F seats. Currently, they are running the B739 on the route and it isn't RON so maintenance isn't the reason. I think AAR is done with the 757 work though [/quote] I meant that they could get a higher load factor and a greater F ration ...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2043
Views: 120521

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

IND-DTW is low because DL uses large, high F capacity aircraft to serve the route. For July they ran the B752 on the route, in May they were running the A321, and in October they are currently using the B739. I have no idea why they do that, but I know the route carries a lot of DL Medallions and i...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2043
Views: 120521

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Sorry, were these August numbers? DL IND-SLC-90.1%; SLC-IND-91.0% (B738) Maybe this could get A321 some time or go 2x daily? UA IND-DEN-94.7%; DEN-IND-94.6% DEN is always "crazy" full, it should go 4x daily with 2x mainline at least. WN IND-MCI-71.5%, MCI-IND-70.0% Is this one in trouble?...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 412
Views: 55696

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Here is some information on the new UA bank structure at DEN, partially loaded today and beginning February 14, 2019 DEN eastbound banks on UA (new schedule) 8am 11am 3:30pm and 8pm OR 5:30pm (cities closer to DEN get both on average, more easterly destinations get the ~5:30pm flight) DEN westbound...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 412
Views: 55696

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Considering AA's recent announcement that DFW will reach nearly 900 daily departures and DL's ever threatening ATL, does UA have a path to catch up in hub scale? http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2018/American-Airlines-Enhances-2019-Schedule/default.aspx The DEN changes recently will help them bu...

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by SumChristianus
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1846
Views: 106235

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Does anyone here have the O/D numbers for ATL-ICN and DTW-ICN From here and LAXdude1023: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1363025&hilit=dtw+icn+pdew+market&start=200#p19562347 ATL-ICN: 257 PDEW SEA-ICN: 205 PDEW DTW-ICN: 78 PDEW MSP-ICN: 30 PDEW As an added bonus, her...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/7/2018:AA +CLTRAP,+DFW-HRL/EYW, Drops CLTTUS,CZMMIA;AI Drops EWRLHR;B6 +BOSPSP;DE Drops AUS;DL +DTWLSE
Replies: 94
Views: 11198

Re: OAG Changes 10/7/2018:AA +CLTRAP,+DFW-HRL/EYW, Drops CLTTUS,CZMMIA;AI Drops EWRLHR;B6 +BOSPSP;DE Drops AUS;DL +DTWLS

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1383689&p=20769273#p20769273 Here is some brief information on the new bank-structure for DEN on UA. Pretty massive changes for the morning flights, evenings look pretty similar to what is currently being operated, I hope more is planned. C...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 412
Views: 55696

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Here is some information on the new UA bank structure at DEN, partially loaded today and beginning February 14, 2019 DEN eastbound banks on UA (new schedule) 8am 11am 3:30pm and 8pm OR 5:30pm (cities closer to DEN get both on average, more easterly destinations get the ~5:30pm flight) DEN westbound ...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/7/2018:AA +CLTRAP,+DFW-HRL/EYW, Drops CLTTUS,CZMMIA;AI Drops EWRLHR;B6 +BOSPSP;DE Drops AUS;DL +DTWLSE
Replies: 94
Views: 11198

Re: OAG Changes 10/7/2018:AA +CLTRAP,+DFW-HRL/EYW, Drops CLTTUS,CZMMIA;AI Drops EWRLHR;B6 +BOSPSP;DE Drops AUS;DL +DTWLS

UA has definitely launched the rebanked DEN schedule and I really like the new flight times especially the earlier departures from Midwest/Eastern destinations to DEN. I would have preferred that they also have a late night expanded 10 pm westbound bank and a similar 8-10 pm eastbound bank but overa...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1821
Views: 107589

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I think it's partly a response to BNA-SFO going 3x daily on UA.

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by SumChristianus
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wyoming Aviation Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 1702

Re: Wyoming Aviation Thread

A presentation organized by Ankit Gupta, Dan Malinowski and Tom Kremer of United Airlines showed the airline’s Wyoming passenger capacity is at an all-time high — up 38 percent since 2008. Wyoming passenger traffic has seen a 24 percent increase in international demand in the past decade, although ...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1846
Views: 106235

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

jetlanta wrote:
Who here likes surprises? ;)

Is something big about to be announced?
DL? NK? EK?

Also is DTW that reliable in the winter?
Was considering DL IND-DTW-DEN versus WN IND-DEN for January but stopping adds a concern.

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by SumChristianus
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 456
Views: 58204

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

JL has taken over the dropped AA frequencies ORD-NRT: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280463/jal-s19-international-network-changes-as-of-10sep18/ Tokyo Narita – Chicago O’Hare 08JUN19 – 03SEP19 Increase from 7 to 11 weekly, 787-8 operates the new flights, subject to Government Appr...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2043
Views: 120521

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Governor Eric Holcomb has unveiled plans for the state to spend $1 billion in infrastructure projects that he says will improve quality of life throughout the state. Holcomb's "Next Level Connections" program focuses on speeding up major road projects, increasing broadband access, improvi...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 30211

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

Interesting reversal I will say. AA was on top of the world in 2015, at least apparently. In NYC they seem in retreat. In ORD they are....? (Adding and Dropping) I feel that UA taking Kirby has hurt AA a lot (usual disclaimer that I have a UA bias) BUT financial results now have UA ahead of AA in pr...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 408
Views: 50231

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

PHX expansion... interesting... I thought the focus was DFW/CLT this year, but there are some logical connect the dots that can be made with the combined AA/US now that they've integrated this far.

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by SumChristianus
Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wyoming Aviation Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 1702

Re: Wyoming Aviation Thread

there is a statewide commission looking at many of the various factors of improving WY air service https://trib.com/news/wyoming-air-service-plan-moves-forward/article_c92747fe-1336-5569-b709-46197409466a.html Riverton and Lander have bveen sharing an airport as far back as i remember and i'm 60 Ju...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wyoming Aviation Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 1702

Wyoming Aviation Thread

Among the most isolated of the lower 48 states, Wyoming has commercial service at (JAC/COD/CYS/CPR/RKS/RIW/SHR/LAR/GCC) JAC due to tourism demand gets incredible inbound traffic but the rest of the state outside of Casper has pretty spotty service as yet. Recently (January 2018) SkyWest bid on EAS s...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2043
Views: 120521

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

fedex1 wrote:
What’s up with AC growth?!?

Increase to 3x daily CR2 I believe

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by SumChristianus
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2056
Views: 263919

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

We were all discussing the A220 issue and I was wondering if UA would decide to solve some issues by trading the value of the A350 order in to Airbus for a combination of A220 and A321LR aircraft. Then UA blow off the MOM aircraft and buy A321LR to replace the sCO 752s, 788s to replace the 763 flee...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement
Replies: 76
Views: 9337

Re: UAE And Canada amend Air Service Agreement

Great news for EK. A little less than they probably wanted, but any increase is great for them.

Wonder if AC will satay in the market, if for example, EK moves to 5x weekly A380 (which I'm pretty sure they can fill)?

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by SumChristianus
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where in the world can you still spot a 727 or a 737-200?
Replies: 47
Views: 4378

Re: Where in the world can you still spot a 727 or a 737-200?

IND has a 727 (without wings) parked northeast of the terminal. I think it's used for firefighting training.

Probably not what you wanted, but I saw a 727 (private, I believe) at LAX last year.

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by SumChristianus
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1846
Views: 106235

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

The Detroit/Orlando market never fails to amuse me. It's the single largest market without combinations (NYC=JFK, LGA, EWR, HPN, SWF, MIA=MIA, FLL, etc) at 2600 PDEW. This more than any peer city in the Midwest and other peer cities like Atlanta, Charlotte, Minneapolis, etc. The numbers are growing...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1572
Views: 129391

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Interesting interview with the CVG CEO, http://www.rcnky.com/articles/2018/07/27/listen-cvg-ceo-talks-positive-changes-growth-airport. Here are some of the highlights: - She still expects the airport to hit 9 million passengers for 2018 - The airport is currently working to restore nonstop service ...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM announcing Boston
Replies: 54
Views: 6874

Re: KLM announcing Boston

DTW-AMS is the biggest KLM hole in their North American network now....! Has KLM (the airline) been reading this sight for inspiration? ! Interesting to see all the DL/partner growth out of BOS with JFK so close. 150 flights means some connecting feed is required. I would have thought DL would drop ...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines Q2 2018 Profit and Margins
Replies: 18
Views: 2568

Re: US Airlines Q2 2018 Profit and Margins

AA will allow its basic economy passengers to carry a bag on board starting in September. Wont that mean less income? AA will no longer be charging for that bag, are they going to increase the fare $25.00 to make up for the loss in revenue? On the earnings call AA said they are making the change be...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Blockade May End with ICJ Ruling - ?
Replies: 17
Views: 2942

Re: Qatar Blockade May End with ICJ Ruling - ?

Thankfully (for some things) the UN doesn't have full supranational powers but I find little credence to the "Qatar supports terrorism" argument in the view of Saudi Arabia/UAE as likely supporters themselves of terrorism while also instigators of the blockade. I'm hopeful for QR's sake t...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CEOs Test Out The Cheap Seats
Replies: 72
Views: 15451

Re: CEOs Test Out The Cheap Seats

Really speaks volumes about Oscar and United. Good for Doug & Ed. They get my business anyway and this just helps prove why. Scott regularly flies Eco back and forth to DFW (will even still fly AA if the time is right). And that's in real life, not for a planned news article. I think that repre...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Blockade May End with ICJ Ruling - ?
Replies: 17
Views: 2942

Re: Qatar Blockade May End with ICJ Ruling - ?

Thankfully (for some things) the UN doesn't have full supranational powers but I find little credence to the "Qatar supports terrorism" argument in the view of Saudi Arabia/UAE as likely supporters themselves of terrorism while also instigators of the blockade. I'm hopeful for QR's sake th...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Blockade May End with ICJ Ruling - ?
Replies: 17
Views: 2942

Qatar Blockade May End with ICJ Ruling - ?

https://airwaysmag.com/industry/latest-icj-rules-against-qatar-blockade/ According to Airways Magazine, the UN International Court of Justice has ruled against the blockade of Qatar by several of its neighboring countries. While the ruling may not immediately affect the airspace ban Qatar Airways fa...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Trump proposes new livery for AF1
Replies: 90
Views: 9336

Re: Trump proposes new livery for AF1

a little bit off topic but there is someone who can explain to me how it's possible to save $1.4 billion for 2 already-built 747-8s when the list price is $400M? The USAF says it will save more than $1.4 billion by using already-built 747-8s https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/usaf-offers-ra...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines posts Q2 results, fuel expense rose 43%
Replies: 80
Views: 10511

Re: United Airlines posts Q2 results, fuel expense rose 43%

[url][/url]Also keep in mind that United just recently just trimmed block times on average by 2%. I remember reading something about this several months ago. The goal for the increased padding over the past few years has been to give flexibility while the company focused on reducing controllable de...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines posts Q2 results, fuel expense rose 43%
Replies: 80
Views: 10511

Re: United Airlines posts Q2 results, fuel expense rose 43%

Also interesting to note is that ex-fuel CASM actually declined YOY. While the fuel cost increase is bad for profits, for the long term that is good news. https://hub.united.com/united-airlines-reports-second-2587651625.html Overall passengers are up > 8% YOY in June which is quite stunning growth c...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routes you thought were flown by an airline, but are not
Replies: 26
Views: 2044

Re: Routes you thought were flown by an airline, but are not

A few:
UA: IAD-FLL/RSW/PBI/MKE, SFO-CLT
DL: MSP-COS, ATL-BOI/GEG, DTW-CRW, LAX-ORD/IAH, SEA-DFW
AA: PHX-BNA/RDU/COS
WN: BNA-IND

But there are definitely reasons for each of these.

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by SumChristianus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/22/2018: UA Adds LAX-PRC,DEN-MMH/MRY/PRC;UA Drops EWR-MYR/SJC;OS Drops MIA;MEX Changes
Replies: 57
Views: 9639

Re: OAG Changes 7/22/2018: UA Adds LAX-PRC,DEN-MMH/MRY/PRC;UA Drops EWR-MYR/SJC;OS Drops MIA;MEX Changes

DL CVG-IAH DEC 1.0>0.6 Is DL really cutting back on CVG-IAH nonstop service, or is this a misfiling error? WN could add CVG-HOU nonstop service in order to fill in a void with DL cutting back on CVG-IAH nonstop service and with F9 having discontinued CVG-IAH nonstop service. Looks like its 3-4x wee...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will F9 or WN ever add CLT-LAS nonstop service?
Replies: 15
Views: 1223

Re: Will F9 or WN ever add CLT-LAS nonstop service?

If WN adds red-eyes, maybe....would be more likely than AA hub to hub CLT-PHX, but somehow WN doesn't seem that interested in CLT. CLT-MCO isn't even served, so to me F9 "temporarily" running the route seems most likely (likely as a redeye) Similiar discussion: http://www.airliners.net/for...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/22/2018: UA Adds LAX-PRC,DEN-MMH/MRY/PRC;UA Drops EWR-MYR/SJC;OS Drops MIA;MEX Changes
Replies: 57
Views: 9639

Re: OAG Changes 7/22/2018: UA Adds LAX-PRC,DEN-MMH/MRY/PRC;UA Drops EWR-MYR/SJC;OS Drops MIA;MEX Changes

Wish Iron Mountain got the Lagos flight instead of Escanaba :D EWR-MYR is weird to drop, its mainline on one flight now for UA. I privately predicted DEN-MRY/MMH, so I think there is a pretty good chance of DEN-STS/LGB/FLG/FMG/CHS/RIW/LEX/JAN/FWA. Thanks for providing this great service, and sorry f...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 412
Views: 55696

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Also with B6 dumping their E190s, no A220 order for UA at Farnborough, and a focus on "used aircraft opportunities", how about if UA picks up B6's 60 E190s. This, as a new small narrowbody type (for UA) allows a scope increase of 40? 76 seat regional jets and would allow UA to finally resu...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 412
Views: 55696

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

With the recent UA order for 70 seat! E175s, does UA have a plan for airports like ASE, which apparently can handle nothing larger than a CR7? CLE-SFO can be construed as building the SFO hub and IND has near year-round twice daily service to SFO already. CLE-LAX seems like 2x daily is too much, so ...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 318
Views: 28232

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Since there doesn't seem to be any official announcement yet from either DL or RDUAA, any chance this might be paired with other new service announcements or up-gauging? Trying to find a list of the top 20 or 25 destinations from RDu to see what DL has left. I remember at one point previous, they s...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 349
Views: 35944

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018

Nice to see how DL is cutting underperforming capacity by launching RDU-ORD! Underreported is that while DL remains far behind AS in local SEA market-share, it is gaining ground with higher fares in markets like LAX, ORD, BOS, SNA, SMF, LAS, BOI, BNA, and others. SEA-ANC is horrible though with only...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2043
Views: 120521

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Just pulled Q1 DB1B data and IND-Orlando (SFB/MCO) was huge this winter/spring 922 PDEW! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19VRfR7OG5nZ9uVYBLYqKa3B7L1uenJlGiOzGI7y4xYc/edit?usp=sharing 10,125 total domestic PDEW, 362 PDEW of domestic connections (EWR-LAS on WN the largest connecting market thro...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2043
Views: 120521

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I have some Int'l O&D data from May 2017-May 2018 to share 1. LHR-IND-21.7%-9,187 pax 1. IND-LHR-18.5%-17,309 Sorry to bring this back up again but I'm still a bit confused. For example, IND-LHR PDEW is around 50 by this right? (9,187+17,309)/365 and most of the demand (2/3) is from the IND sid...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hypothetical: Could AA build PDX into a northwestern US/transpacific hub?
Replies: 23
Views: 1138

Re: Hypothetical: Could AA build PDX into a northwestern US/transpacific hub?

Well, it would be harder than SEA, and it would destroy AA's relationship with AS, but I guess in the long term it "could" happen, PDX doesn't have the O/D demand to match SEA on long-haul flights, however, and AA's presence in PDX is so "comparatively" weak compared to competito...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2043
Views: 120521

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Okay, here is "more accurate" data which includes all of 2017 for IND (domestic + international): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1itUMdLmZF9YWpX-bTRfwYaz6_n-G9vv8aGPiCBWzJz0/edit?usp=sharing LGA has a 66% year round load factor (AA/DL/WN) or 71% when WN is excluded, still can't spl...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 473
Views: 51689

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

WN summary data (domestic + international) 2017: Southwest PASSENGERS SEATS LF (%) PDEW (onboard) Stage Length ASMs RPMs Passengers/Flight Seats/Flight Flight Length (Hours) Sum of Aircraft Block Utilization Per Day (Hours) Grand Total 162441791 200877219 80.87% 445046.0027 878.1174323 6.38E+15 5.16...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 446
Views: 43060

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

Wasn’t there an airline (Eastern?), many years ago, that had a red eye hub in Kansas City (I think) with very low fares and connections at like 4am? Would something like that work today, with an LCC? F9 has something like this going on in DEN right now. Arrivals from a lot of eastern destinations i...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus GMF 2018: Dropping the A380 Bullishness?
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Airbus GMF 2018: Dropping the A380 Bullishness?

The new XL catergory orf aircraft in Airbus's 2018-2037 market forecast shows ~1600 aircraft, similiar to last year's prediction, but it now includes the A350-1000 (and presumably B777-9X) in this size category. Is Airbus finally facing up to the reality of poor sales, but doing so in a "face-s...

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