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by UPlog
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 50
Views: 3247

Re: Site not secure

I have long wondered if this is somehow device or browser related so have started to test accessing website from layover hotel business centers. I've tried 3 hotels over the last week and site displays not secure in all 3. Two locations had PCs with Chrome and one has Apple desktop with Safari brows...

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by UPlog
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JAL takes delivery of its 1st Airbus (A350)
Replies: 164
Views: 3226

Re: JAL announces first A350 route

Anyone have insight when first -1000 are planned to arrive?

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by UPlog
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: LAX simultaneous opposing direction runway ops
Replies: 18
Views: 1788

Re: LAX simultaneous opposing direction runway ops

Absolutely safe procedure and been utilized for decades (atleast as long as I've been flying to SoCal).

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by UPlog
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Who are the new mods?
Replies: 4
Views: 770

Re: Who are the new mods?

Wonder what the interest was. Was there tons of interest, or only a few token applicants?

Seems long time to decide.

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by UPlog
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volga-Dnepr firms up order for nine 777Fs
Replies: 5
Views: 1772

Volga-Dnepr firms up order for nine 777Fs

https://cargofacts.com/volga-dnepr-firm ... ine-777fs/
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Follow up to commitment from last years Farnborough Airshow Volga-Dnepr has firmed up orders for 9 777F per Boeing order list.

Orders listed under UK subsidiary - Volga-Dnepr UK Ltd.

https://cargofacts.com/volga-dnepr-firm ... ine-777fs/

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by UPlog
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator
Replies: 73
Views: 10578

Re: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator

Seems like the nomination might be in a bit of trouble. Its come out that Dickson during his time at Delta was involved in a case in which a DL pilot alleged the company retaliated against her -- including sending her to a psychiatrist -- after she was a whistleblower and shared safety concerns with...

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by UPlog
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mitsubishi finalising deal for acquisition of CRJ programme according to FlightGlobal
Replies: 220
Views: 18692

Re: BBD CEO: "We are divesting out of commercial, focus on business aircraft moving forward"

I really do wonder if focusing on the business jet segment is the right gamble. As we saw last decade, that industry is even more susceptible to economic swings than the broader air transport sector.

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by UPlog
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ORD-LAX on June 5th, 2019: Completely on Biofuel
Replies: 33
Views: 4593

Re: United ORD-LAX tomorrow: completely on biofuel

This is all largely non-sense PR move.

United has operated many all bio-fuel flights since it first started using it back in 2016 at LAX.

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by UPlog
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 8894

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

No need to go to ONT and open another airport. Just add another flight at LGB if LAX becomes too much of a burden for them.

However at the end of the day, HA wont (cant) walkaway from LAX as they know for bulk of the huge LA market, LAX is the optimal airport.

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by UPlog
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approved
Replies: 122
Views: 15357

Re: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approval?

Lets see what the conditions are.

Remember last time airlines pulled their application since they did not like the Obama admin proposed conditions.

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by UPlog
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 70
Views: 3728

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

I'll visit Los Angeles any day, while I purposely avoiding SF bay area.

SF seems to have actually gotten significantly worse in recent years, streets full of homeless and increasingly rundown infrastructure/road etc.

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by UPlog
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market
Replies: 49
Views: 6694

Re: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market

Besides passenger demand, LA basin far larger cargo draw.
Just compare the number of freighter at LAX vs SFO.

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by UPlog
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina pay US$320m damages over Aerolíneas nationalisation
Replies: 4
Views: 1354

Re: Argentina pay US$320m damages over Aerolíneas nationalisation

Sad part is todays liberal pro business friendly government must pay the penalty for deeds committed by previous regime.

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by UPlog
Mon May 27, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 53241

Re: Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

NZ has operated an mix of GE/RR before e.g. half the 744s were GE and the other half RR. Also the 77W are GE, with the 77E are RR. All those were do their own special circumstances, unlike today clearly walking away from RR. 744s were mixed due picking up secondary frames with different pedigree, w...

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by UPlog
Sun May 26, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Loyalty Programs Be Based on Spend Only?
Replies: 32
Views: 2064

Re: Should Loyalty Programs Be Based on Spend Only?

Yes spending seems the most fair. If it works for Starbucks, grocery stores, other retail, hotels, car rental, restaurants and so on it should certainly work for airlines. I also like concept of airlines dynamically pricing awards based on some relationship with fare pricing. Higher the going fare, ...

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by UPlog
Fri May 24, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 777F not in service ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2919

Re: ANA 777F not in service ?

https://www.aviationwire.jp/archives/173793
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Formally delivered. Aircraft arrived in Japan

https://www.aviationwire.jp/archives/173793

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by UPlog
Fri May 24, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 50
Views: 3247

Re: Site not secure

Checking back in and see that a month after my previous post, the site continues being displayed as Not-Secure consistently.

Please fix!!! Is this not website management 101? :old:

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by UPlog
Fri May 24, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 53
Views: 6912

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

Get the popcorn out.

Yes wonder what AA-LATAM do now.

I have to admit the Chilean court decision is impressive albeit too rare. Way too many nations have allowed airline JVs to grow like wild weeds at the expense of competition and consumers.

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by UPlog
Wed May 22, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 55
Views: 7795

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

Interesting to observe how freighter variants can now carry higher valuation than their passenger counterparts.

Gone are the days when cargo operators received the leftover scrap frames, and now instead can operate shiny new expensive frames at premium valuations.

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by UPlog
Wed May 22, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 53
Views: 6912

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

Seems, either way, the JBA will be crippled to some degree.
Even if the court allows it to proceed, the airlines will have to make some pretty big concessions as listed in Reply #14.

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by UPlog
Tue May 21, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SF Airlines applies for U.S. service
Replies: 5
Views: 1805

Re: SF Airlines applies for U.S. service

You would think with rising trade tensions and the continued decline of cargo tonnage, not the best time to start service.

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by UPlog
Fri May 17, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 55
Views: 7795

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

Good stuff. Thanks for posting.

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by UPlog
Fri May 17, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mitsubishi finalising deal for acquisition of CRJ programme according to FlightGlobal
Replies: 220
Views: 18692

Re: BBD CEO: "We are divesting out of commercial, focus on business aircraft moving forward"

Building aerospace division solely around bizjets not exactly the most safe thing to do. Look at how after 9/11, 2008 economic crisis and US Tax law changes how bizjet sales tanked. Its a very volatile business.

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by UPlog
Mon May 13, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thailand seeks new ICAO safety audit, hope to regain U.S Cat-1 safety rating
Replies: 27
Views: 3271

Re: Thailand seeks new ICAO safety audit, hope to regain U.S Cat-1 safety rating

I would believe TG's Air authority than FAA. Thailand has been cleared from all countries including Canada to fly, except USA ?, After the Boeing fiasco FAA has no credibility now. If you have been following Thailand for a few years you would know how much of a mickey mouse aviation oversight regim...

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by UPlog
Mon May 13, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines future narrowbody fleet to be branded as Eurowings
Replies: 63
Views: 11192

Re: Brussels Airlines narrowbody fleet to be rebranded as Eurowings

If I did not know any better my experience with Brussels Airlines says they are an LCC already. Frankly, I was not impressed. Eurowings branding has potential and logic behind it. Like many experts have said, consolidation in Europe needs to continue, the days of small national legacy airlines will ...

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by UPlog
Mon May 13, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Interjet to sell its SSJ100 to focus on its A320 fleet.
Replies: 142
Views: 30840

Re: Rumor: Interjet to sell its SSJ100 to focus on its A320 fleet.

Interjet has lots of things to focus on. They dont need the distraction of orphan SSJ fleet

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by UPlog
Fri May 10, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Qatar to purchase 24 additional AH-64s
Replies: 22
Views: 2272

Re: Qatar to purchase 24 additional AH-64s

Al Udeid Air Base and nearby Camp As Sayliyah serve as a logistics, command, and basing hub for CENTCOM ops in Afghanistan and Iraq and 17 other nations.

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by UPlog
Tue May 07, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?
Replies: 79
Views: 12766

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

As pilot for a US airline with significant Pacific ops, I have no qualms about flying through North Korea.
The several times I did it in the past they were extremely professional without any issue. Actually I’d fly through North Korea any day versus the mess China can be instead.

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by UPlog
Mon May 06, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific for sale
Replies: 34
Views: 6412

Re: California Pacific for sale

I doubt long term the airline will have anything to do with Carlsbad. An investment group is buying the certificate and will want to make money back on their investment, not run a niche regional carrier. Also as mentioned old man Vallas will be out of the picture having relinquished control and owne...

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by UPlog
Mon May 06, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 10
Views: 1826

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

More government cheese.

I wonder over the years if they ever looked at the true success rate of this program. Yes, communities often manage to attract airlines with the program, but what percentage actually remain for 5-years once the subsidy ends?

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by UPlog
Mon May 06, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Was Delta Air Lines The Largest Airline At LAX
Replies: 6
Views: 706

Re: Was Delta Air Lines The Largest Airline At LAX

Let's remember Delta entered a period of general malaise in 1990s, going from industry darling to a troubled example.

The DL we see today is a by product of significant restructuring including trip into bankruptcy.

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by UPlog
Fri May 03, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air drops first-class on 27 routes
Replies: 21
Views: 5814

Re: Korean Air drops first-class on 27 routes

Flight Global has a partial list of routes going 2-class including: Toronto, Vancouver, Barcelona, Madrid, Istanbul, Zagreb, Brisbane, Auckland, Nadi, St Petersburg, Vladivostok, Irkustk and Tashkent, plus all routes to Japan, except for Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda and Osaka Kansai, and Seoul Incheo...

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by UPlog
Fri May 03, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR
Replies: 117
Views: 17053

Re: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR

http://www.zipairtokyo.com
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Even their website is pretty boring

http://www.zipairtokyo.com

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by UPlog
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 993
Views: 140620

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Good luck to DL, but this ME3 argument nonsense it too much.

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by UPlog
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 50
Views: 3247

Re: Site not secure

I concur with atcsundevil, LAXIntl, janders, and mercure1. Site constantly displays as not secure. I just even tried entering https://www.airliners.net in the browser (Chrome) and received the below error. Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to steal your information from airlin...

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by UPlog
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue uses facial recognition as boarding pass
Replies: 16
Views: 1771

Re: JetBlue uses facial recognition as boarding pass

kitplane01 wrote:

Question: How did they get a picture of you to match with? I don't really want Jetblue having my picture!


From the DHS using the following sources:

1) Federal identity document
2) State identity document
3) Previous border entry/exit images

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by UPlog
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: USA to GIG
Replies: 26
Views: 2074

Re: USA to GIG

Of all the countries United serves, it seems Brazil is the one that receives constant safety warnings for crews. Here is the latest one from late March. Brazil layover safety Due to recent crew member events, Corporate Security would like to remind crews of a few layover safety tips. Crime poses the...

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by UPlog
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 760
Views: 129441

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

https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/o ... kyo-routes
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Op-Ed with the opinion that United offers the best opportunity and public benefit for use of HND slots as its proposing to operate 3 additional frequencies, not just shift existing service from NRT to HND.

https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/o ... kyo-routes

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by UPlog
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA 787-10 routes announced
Replies: 25
Views: 11097

Re: First ANA 787-10 routes announced

https://twitter.com/i/status/1114100516210917381
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I saw ANA put out small video of arrival in Japan and tour of the interior.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1114100516210917381

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by UPlog
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 33541

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

United sure messed up by vacating its 4 former CO gates in T-6 directly to AA.

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by UPlog
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Asiana vs Korean A380 LAX-ICN best ....
Replies: 2
Views: 666

Re: Asiana vs Korean A380 LAX-ICN best ....

I get to deadhead from Asia on occasion have tried both carriers. Personally, I far prefer OZ. They seem fresher and less sterile or boring then KE. For food, I actually probably had one of my best inflight meals on OZ last month, and the standard bibimap or lettuce roll meals options are always sol...

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by UPlog
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did CO ever fly to JFK
Replies: 31
Views: 5846

Re: Did CO ever fly to JFK

A bit of trivia. CO's largest cargo warehouse in the U.S was located at JFK. Since bulk of NYC freight forwarders were located near JFK, they would tender cargo to this facility from where it would be built up ready for loading on aircraft and trucked to EWR for departure. Opposite process on return...

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by UPlog
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends EWR-DEL to 8th of May
Replies: 49
Views: 9217

Re: UA suspends EWR-DEL for two weeks from 4/5

Suspension extended. Our EWR-DEL (New Delhi) service will remain suspended through at least May 8 (eastbound)/May 9 (westbound). As previously stated, we are monitoring the situation and have remained in close contact with government officials as well as our international flying partners. We are als...

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by UPlog
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR
Replies: 117
Views: 17053

Re: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR

I do wonder if ZipAir may take over JQ's NRT-CNS and NRT-OOL routes (with JQ sticking their code on), allowing JQ to redeploy those 2 aircraft elsewhere (including the 'long-rumoured' European expansion via SIN that keeps popping as a rumour every year). Read Reply 67. Management specifically state...

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by UPlog
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 660
Views: 164046

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

Seems like things have gone extremely smooth! Congrats Turkey and TK for the achievement.

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by UPlog
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico E170 wing strikes ground on takeoff (video)
Replies: 12
Views: 2694

Re: Aeromexico E170 wing strikes ground on takeoff (video)

What the heck were they doing?

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by UPlog
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23108

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

Good.

Give others opportunity to utilize slots.

JetBlue also on notice it must operate within airport guidelines or risk more slots.

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