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by N757ST
Fri May 24, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6, NK and F9 Once LGA Has Been Completed?
Replies: 21
Views: 3053

Re: B6, NK and F9 Once LGA Has Been Completed?

Things are always subject to change, but B6 leadership has publicly stated that they will move to the new main terminal when all the dust settles. They haven't made a decision one way or the other. As I said, things might have changed, and might change. The original announcement said they’d eventua...

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by N757ST
Fri May 24, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 344
Views: 12199

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

The Democrats are removing all barriers to abortion including the ability to abort near or at full term. Why can’t both sides just use some common sense here? Allow abortions up to 24 weeks or so, about the time a fetus is viable. Have you done any reading on the context of this change? There is a ...

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by N757ST
Fri May 24, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 344
Views: 12199

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

Once again the Democrats and the republicans have both severely jumped the shark. Republicans are wrong to enact a 3 week limit (heartbeat) because many if not most people women won’t even know their pregnant, effectively banning abortion. The Democrats are removing all barriers to abortion includin...

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by N757ST
Thu May 23, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6, NK and F9 Once LGA Has Been Completed?
Replies: 21
Views: 3053

Re: B6, NK and F9 Once LGA Has Been Completed?

Things are always subject to change, but B6 leadership has publicly stated that they will move to the new main terminal when all the dust settles.

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by N757ST
Sun May 19, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 18450

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

After this decision, two carriers being equal, I would choose not fly jetBlue. So on a given route, vs say American, if price were the same, you’d rather sit in a 29” seat without tv, snacks, free WiFi, etc, or pay for all those, rather then endure a Pepsi. Ok. Oh, and on American you’ll get half t...

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by N757ST
Mon May 06, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130678

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

I just saw a video of the plane when it first touched down. It did not appear to be on fire. It bounced came down and hit the tail then the fire started. ABC news. That was an enormous bounce and then a huge victory impact - then the fire. Another site quotes sources saying it was hit by lightning ...

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by N757ST
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS’s Airbus network post VX
Replies: 85
Views: 10609

Re: AS’s Airbus network post VX

I'm gonna have to disagree: JetBlue Mint started with just the (2) routes you mentioned -- JFK-LAX & JFK-SFO -- and now offers it on (22) routes, with plans to add more. The Mint routes count is a poor metric. Some of them may be seasonal, less-than-daily, or low frequency. Look at the flights ...

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by N757ST
Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Q1 2019 Results
Replies: 54
Views: 7439

Re: AA Q1 2019 Results

I’ve said it before, but the 28 billion in debt (including operating lease liabilities) is staggering compared to the rest of the industry.

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by N757ST
Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS’s Airbus network post VX
Replies: 85
Views: 10609

Re: AS’s Airbus network post VX

All I'm saying is that, while AS has (imo) the best FA's and best customer service in the industry, I think their management is squandering the advantages they do have. If you move to the West Coast and aren't familiar with Alaska -- what compels you to book with them over Delta, United, or Southwe...

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by N757ST
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Q1 2019 Results
Replies: 34
Views: 5172

Re: AS Q1 2019 Results

the chatter that AS management is now discussing the (remote) possibility that the 321N could be an aircraft for a better transcon F product tells markets they're already questioning their plan. It's not chatter; it was a simple answer to a simple question, pointing out that the 737 isn't ideally s...

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by N757ST
Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS’s Airbus network post VX
Replies: 85
Views: 10609

Re: AS’s Airbus network post VX

Exactly. Anyone can fly into Anchorage. It is an international airport on the coast with long runways aligned for different wind conditions and multiple ILS approaches. The RNP capability that Alaska has on its 737s allow them to fly more complicated curved approaches around mountainous terrain int...

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by N757ST
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS’s Airbus network post VX
Replies: 85
Views: 10609

Re: AS’s Airbus network post VX

One of the biggest conceptual mistakes people make is thinking that VX had gotten a significant piece of that market. It had not. True. VX was a dead airline flying; it just didn't know it. They'd burned through $550M of investors' money while only getting $307M in an IPO, and barely managed to eke...

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by N757ST
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success
Replies: 103
Views: 21907

Re: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success

They don’t own any ETOPS qualified planes. Etops is mostly a maintenance program. The a320/21 ceo and neo are certified for etops operations. Since When is it JUST a Maintenance program? At United? We had Dispatchers, Maintenance, Flight ops, Weather and Flight crews who were overwater and ETOPS qu...

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by N757ST
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success
Replies: 103
Views: 21907

Re: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success

Boof02671 wrote:
They don’t own any ETOPS qualified planes.


Etops is mostly a maintenance program. The a320/21 ceo and neo are certified for etops operations.

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by N757ST
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK terminals 2027
Replies: 27
Views: 4185

Re: JFK terminals 2027

Following my previous post: So there would be 4 terminals, under that plan: Terminal 1, 4, 5 and 8. Eventually they will be renamed as A, B, C and D respectively. So in summary: Terminal A Star, Terminal B, Delta, Sky Team and others, Terminal C JetBlue and Terminal D One World. The Air Train would...

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by N757ST
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would Be The Most Useful Additional Runway At JFK/LGA/EWR?
Replies: 30
Views: 4848

Re: What Would Be The Most Useful Additional Runway At JFK/LGA/EWR?

Sorry, not rulers Rikers Island. So jfk and lga would all run 31s and 13s.

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by N757ST
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would Be The Most Useful Additional Runway At JFK/LGA/EWR?
Replies: 30
Views: 4848

Re: What Would Be The Most Useful Additional Runway At JFK/LGA/EWR?

IMO what would work the best is another 31/13 over rulers island (shut down 4/22) and another parallel at jfk 31/13 in Jamaica bay. Then run the rnav arrivals departures to come over Newark at ~5000 feet and limit Newark climbs in the area, kind of a similar situation to what SFO does with Oakland. ...

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by N757ST
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction
Replies: 34
Views: 8528

Re: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction

I’ll give jfk credit though, they ran the 22s all the way up to most aircraft cross wind limits. I landed 22L Wednesday with a 35 knot almost direct crosswind. There have been times in the winter when the winds were 310 at 30+ and they were coming down the 22s - driving down Rockaway Blvd and looki...

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by N757ST
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction
Replies: 34
Views: 8528

Re: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction

I can't imagine nights with low visibility and strong winds from the east. Such a scenario is already a nightmare because they do the ILS 13L, which creates a massive conflict with LGA. But now it is even worse as they would have to do the ILS 13R and then all departures also off of 13R. It is a ra...

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by N757ST
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8816

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

In addition... you stated you have a degree in history... what was your plan for that degree? I know some that go to law school etc, but a history degree sounds to me like one of those bull$hit I don’t have a plan degrees that often lead people to working at a big box store. Degrees in the medical ...

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by N757ST
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Multiple US airlines experience disruption due to AeroData outage (now resolved)
Replies: 53
Views: 6266

Re: *NOT APRIL FOOLS* UA, DL, WN Sytemwide Outage

I don’t understand how this can cause massive delays and cancellations... All airlines have a weight and balance worksheet that you can fill out and determine your W&B calculations on in ~ 5 minutes. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure it out. Hell, they have people trained to do it. N...

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by N757ST
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8816

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

I’ve also worked my time at big box stores, holidays and all, paying for my flight training in high school and college. It wasn’t my happiest of memories as my college friends partied every Saturday and I was working at staples, but yeah, I’m in a damn good place today because of it.

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by N757ST
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8816

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

In addition... you stated you have a degree in history... what was your plan for that degree? I know some that go to law school etc, but a history degree sounds to me like one of those bull$hit I don’t have a plan degrees that often lead people to working at a big box store. Degrees in the medical f...

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by N757ST
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8816

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

Why shouldn't retail employees enjoy evenings like the privileged can? Why do you think shops are open outside of business hours? When do you think the "privileged" who spend business hours working, can do their shopping? Really though, why shouldn't retail employees enjoy evenings like t...

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by N757ST
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair will not return to CLE, blames MAX8
Replies: 108
Views: 15585

Re: Icelandair will not return to CLE, blames MAX8

While the MAX can be blamed for short term disruption of service to CLE, the plane will be back in service by June and this route wasn't to restart until may 17th. Ending service completely to CLE indicates that FI are just using this as an excuse for an underperforming market. Poor Cleveland. Firs...

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by N757ST
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Will Airbus move? A321XLR, A322 launching customers..
Replies: 72
Views: 13946

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Will Airbus move? A321XLR, A322 launching customers..

With the backlog of 320 I would say improving profits and the same for the 350 while also ramping of production is a bigger priority. If/when the 797 is announced Airbus will assure their customer base that it will have an appropriate response. (it likely already has several possible responses). As...

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by N757ST
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ted Koppel: Trump 'not mistaken' about 'liberal media,' rips 'Resistance' reporting
Replies: 28
Views: 1844

Re: Ted Koppel: Trump 'not mistaken' about 'liberal media,' rips 'Resistance' reporting

Maybe this would make more sense if Fox wasn't a 24/7 feedback loop with Hair Fuhrer, whose daughter in law runs a program called "Real News", while he constantly parrots "Fake News" at things that are verifiably true. Can you think of another US President that had his own famil...

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by N757ST
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ted Koppel: Trump 'not mistaken' about 'liberal media,' rips 'Resistance' reporting
Replies: 28
Views: 1844

Re: Ted Koppel: Trump 'not mistaken' about 'liberal media,' rips 'Resistance' reporting

Maybe this would make more sense if Fox wasn't a 24/7 feedback loop with Hair Fuhrer, whose daughter in law runs a program called "Real News", while he constantly parrots "Fake News" at things that are verifiably true. Can you think of another US President that had his own famil...

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by N757ST
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ted Koppel: Trump 'not mistaken' about 'liberal media,' rips 'Resistance' reporting
Replies: 28
Views: 1844

Re: Ted Koppel: Trump 'not mistaken' about 'liberal media,' rips 'Resistance' reporting

Where I have a problem is when websites like CNN are putting editorial headlines on their front page. Report all you want, but keep your opinion articles in an opinion section. Giant banner “trump closer then ever to impeachment!”.... editorial Today’s headline “new mueller probe revelations explain...

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by N757ST
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 139916

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

I really do wonder what the appeal of Europe is aside from the prestige of saying they fly there. The yields aren’t that great, especially against the robust complexity it will add to the operation (and costs). Exactly. Northeast USA to Europe has historically been a money pit but there seems to be...

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by N757ST
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 143
Views: 19354

Re: B6 Situation

2018 was a down year for jetblue for many reasons, all of which were one time occurrences. The initial impact of retiring the e90 and thus taking a write off in their projected value, a one time pilot contract bonus, and poor location of the Easter holiday. With a redeployment of the network, the e9...

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by N757ST
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14051

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

Yeah... youre right. Jetblue being as totally unprofitable as they are... only earling 750 million this year and forcasting 1+ billion dollar profits for ‘19 will certainly be sunk by flying an a321 over the Atlantic.

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by N757ST
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Student Pilot Feeling Overwhelmed
Replies: 35
Views: 4414

Re: Student Pilot Feeling Overwhelmed

Sorry, not RNP, that'd be 13L at KJFK. the "RNAV Visual 31".

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by N757ST
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Student Pilot Feeling Overwhelmed
Replies: 35
Views: 4414

Re: Feeling Overwhelmed

I have been flying jets for years and I still don't find it 'easy'. I don't know anyone at this level who finds it easy. Driving my car is relaxing. Flying a STAR into LGA is not. Really? Flying is hard to learn and easy to do. If LGA is a challenge try Moscow or Le Bourget. GF lol what. Neither of...

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by N757ST
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are US Trans-cons Diverting for Fuel?
Replies: 84
Views: 14235

Re: Are US Trans-cons Diverting for Fuel?

It's not always about the aircraft type either. A lot of it has to do with the pax load and cargo load as well as the airline's own approach. It seems to me by looking at it that AA has been doing the most fuel stops. Yesterday on BOS-LAX, only AA experienced diversions on both the B738 and A321. h...

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by N757ST
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA pilot arrested at MAN believed to be over alcohol lmit
Replies: 60
Views: 7691

Re: AA pilot arrested at MAN believed to be over alcohol lmit

What justification can you give us for drinking while on duty? It isn't hard to show up to work completely sober. Just don't drink on anything less than a 48 hour layover. If you can't go two days without a drink then you have a serious problem. Again, kiddos with no idea how the adult world works....

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by N757ST
Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO
Replies: 109
Views: 17386

Re: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO

There is no grey area in aviation. There are rules, limits, policies...very militaristic...for a good reason. Once again you are posting incorrect information. The entire book of regulations is a grey area. Hundreds of interpretations have had to be published over decades because of that. If he was...

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by N757ST
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO
Replies: 109
Views: 17386

Re: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO

There is no grey area in aviation. There are rules, limits, policies...very militaristic...for a good reason. If he was at the controls drunk, he is a goner...no HIMS. Not my take or opinion, it is a criminal act and that is the way it is. If it was before that, he has a fighting chance for HIMS. T...

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by N757ST
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO
Replies: 109
Views: 17386

Re: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO

What I mean to clarify is that while on the road the vast majority are very responsible about the amount of consumption and the corresponding length of their layover.

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by N757ST
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO
Replies: 109
Views: 17386

Re: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO

Sad, I have a friend who was in rehab. She told me there were a lot of cockpit and cabin crew folks from three different major airlines in rehab with her. This was not the first time in rehab for some of them. I wonder if there is a higher percentage of these folks who are alcoholics than in other ...

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by N757ST
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO
Replies: 109
Views: 17386

Re: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO

Even if sober 0.0 % when tested for alcohol, a 'hangover' from the affects recent heavy alcohol consumption can disrupt the quality of sleep and affect the alertness one need to fly an airplane or operate any motor vehicle. That is why there is the 12 hour 'bottle to throttle' rule , to allow all t...

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by N757ST
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CEO: JVs stifle competition
Replies: 149
Views: 9861

Re: B6 - 1/30/2019 DOT Filing is Full Court Press to Obtain LHR slots

I mean they got the Government to agree for EK to use them as a “national airline” because of the code-share on IAD-DXB. They don’t even fly there anymore... B6 is desperate for cash and I wouldnt be surprised if this is another attempt to please the desperate subsidized EK to enter the busy LHR-JF...

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by N757ST
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO
Replies: 109
Views: 17386

Re: Delta AMS-JFK Cancels for Drunk FO

You only get protection before the incident if you show up at the airport and report it you’re protected If you show up at the airport and you’re drunk in the cockpit...you’re done "Done" meaning what? If you know the process, that individual can continue via successful participation in t...

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by N757ST
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CEO: JVs stifle competition
Replies: 149
Views: 9861

Re: B6 - 1/30/2019 DOT Filing is Full Court Press to Obtain LHR slots

I mean they got the Government to agree for EK to use them as a “national airline” because of the code-share on IAD-DXB. They don’t even fly there anymore... B6 is desperate for cash and I wouldnt be surprised if this is another attempt to please the desperate subsidized EK to enter the busy LHR-JF...

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by N757ST
Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Closed due to Snow and Ice
Replies: 68
Views: 11271

Re: DTW Closed due to Snow and Ice

The best source of info is directly from the OIS site and not third party like flightaware. DTW is only in a groundstop for Delta flights. CTL ELEMENT: DTW ELEMENT TYPE: APT ADL TIME: 1127Z GROUND STOP PERIOD: 23/1117Z - 23/1230Z FLT INCL: CARRIER DAL ONLY DEP FACILITIES INCLUDED: (1stTier) ZAU ZDC ...

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by N757ST
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family sit on floor during flight, not enough seats.
Replies: 48
Views: 13660

Re: Family sit on floor during flight, not enough seats.

I think the differing reactions are between our European and American differences. In Europe this might be acceptable, in the USA its against the rules. Simple as that.

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by N757ST
Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA879 LHRIAH divert to SNN and EWR 12Jan
Replies: 14
Views: 4907

Re: UA879 LHRIAH divert to SNN and EWR 12Jan

Don’t know if stop in SNN was maintenance or medical, but stop in EWR is for both crew change and FIS clearance. IAH FIS is refusing to stay late to deal with it. Given the current government paycheck problems I don’t blame them. Update: hearing issue was medical... Best wishes for the passenger in...

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by N757ST
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 27632

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

So it’s not American that has e190 its piedmont. They fly for American and B6 is getting 1 a220 in 2020. The aircraft will arrive in August and be in service of November 2020. Unless trois rivers and Mobile start cranking them out faster. The AMR e90s are mainline, not piedmont. There are 5, not on...

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by N757ST
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 463
Views: 64793

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Why is it that everyone here think B6 is trying to expand outside of its core vacation markets?The company is trying to increase revenue through multiple revenue streams in the travel ribbon...Jetblue vacations / Jetblue ventures/jet suite x/ TWA hotel/Blue inc. JFK-ATL, mint to Sea, San, most Bost...

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by N757ST
Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 463
Views: 64793

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Ok so I’ll let you in on a secret... Jetblue is not looking to expand in the Midwest. If you ask any high level management. They will tell you Jetblue is a point to point airline. They are in the business of getting people from the focus cities to vacation destinations. They do not build schedules ...

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