iahcsr: I usually use FR24, and this is the second time the UA N number was used for the GYR ferry, then changed to the HA N number. Wierd. What I find weirder is 78J N14001 has flown five times and you can find it on FA by the BOE flight #s. But not by the reg#. Search N14001 and you get a Cessna ...Jump to post
I hope they're not waiting to finish the Pratt powered 777s before starting the GE-90 777s, the 224s fly some long routes and could use the new Polaris and PE refurbishments. It I'll be interesting how the 777 fleet utilization might change chatter the FA groups are kfinally merged. Think the Pratt...Jump to post
Was it really so impossible to get Polaris onto those last 4 787-9's? UA also has 4 77W + 3 78J + retrofits of 767's and 777's to do in 2018 which will take priority so it's a good move to get those planes seated/upgraded from a customer experience perspective. Overall, they will have the oldest a/...Jump to post
Kennedy leaving would be the icing on the cake for how incompetent this city is. Mayor Jackson and everyone on council needs to go, time to clean house. Kennedy is a true professional, our city truly doesn't deserve him. We would be wise to let him actually run the airport like the director should ...Jump to post
The bid suggests you propose one site, your best site to the RFP. With CLE, they do have two prime assets - IX Center and BKL. I give it a 5% chance, but if there is any hope, CLE should do what it takes and land the plane, so to speak. I don't quite get the desire to give up aviation assets--which...Jump to post
We aren't in the running for the Amazon HQ anyway, that's just wild speculation by the PD. Not true...CLE is submitting a bid and Amazon has not yet determined if CLE is in the running or denied. The bid suggests you propose one site, your best site to the RFP. With CLE, they do have two prime asse...Jump to post
Article in this week's Crains Cleveland Business about the city's new director of port control, Robert Kennedy. He plans to merge the Div of Hopkins and Div of Burke into a single "Division of Airports" under one commissioner. This may lessen the influence BKL has in the city, though I'm ...Jump to post
UA certainly has the wide and narrow body order book to make it work at 5%. The question is really are the PAX there. Most of their new routes have been successes with a few still young. If they keep winning at a high rate, they will be fuel efficient and growing past the competition. The issue with...Jump to post
It's called a "most favored nation" clause. It's a pretty good deal and only the big dogs get it which is why no one really knows a lot about it unless you have a career in sourcing. Either way, more power to both AA and UA. I'm more interested in how UA plans on using it and how it will ...Jump to post
Disappointing news: http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2017/09/frontier_airlines_cuts_six_rou.html#incart_river_home Shocker.....At this point, it's hard to take anything they do seriously.... San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Houston are the ones that have been ...Jump to post
That was my guess; maybe NASA is tired of having four centers located in the Hurricane Belt. :) NASA is the kind of client that the City of CLE needs to court well. $100k jobs and a lifetime of knowledge transfer to the region. Let's hope for the best and perhaps it will boost those poor DCA LF#'s....Jump to post
masseybrown wrote:Here's a teaser from another board's CLE thread: "I think you are going to see some really great things coming out of the airport as an economic generator for the region and as a center for scientific discover...on Tuesday"
F9 launching CLE-AUS on April 9th 4x weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Departs CLE at 4:39 PM, arrives in AUS at 6:49 PM. Departs AUS at 12:04 PM, arrives in CLE at 3:49 PM. http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2017/09/frontier_airlines_adds_clevela_1.html#incart_river_home Pe...Jump to post
qf789 wrote:Icelandair to send 737MAX8 to CLE from 16 May 18
http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... es-in-s18/
OK so 2 weeks from now: 1-stop connections from IAH-PER (outbound/inbound): NZ: 27 hr 10 min / 31 hr 25 min (the latter being the 11 hr 35 min layover) QR: 34 hr 35 min / 31 hr 15 min EK: 33 hr 25 min / 30 hr 25 min Looks like NZ is the best all in. Guess you either spend it on the ground or on the...Jump to post
I can tell you our corporate exec's were waitlisted many times on the EWR>SIN flight when SQ ran them on the A345. I used to really wonder how there could be 100 business class seats full, but there were. Should have no problem with filling only 68.Jump to post
Every time UA modifies this order, they add 10 units to it!!! All the naysayers have to find a new topic to pick on. From a passenger perspective, I applaud it as a 77E replacement. Combined with the 78J, we can put to bed the mystery of what will replace the 77E at UA. A350's TPAC (ORD, IAD, IAH, E...Jump to post
FI is probably waiting on the MAX, perfect aircraft for CLE. Why use the 757/767 on range inside of WWs capabilities. FI jumped out to be the first to announce, but is missing all the first mover advantage sales. Seems odd, you can always change the A/C. I'd like to book FI so I guess I'll have to ...Jump to post
flymco753 wrote:swacle wrote:Probably more like 1x daily A319.If WN announces SLC , how long would it take DL to announce 2x 757 CLE-SLC in retaliation?
Airport director Kennedy was interviewed on the news last night in regards to the new international service. Apparently people are wanting more domestic flights and he mentioned that SLC is the largest domestic market not served non-stop from CLE, but that would change by the end of the year. Or, d...Jump to post
Some interesting comments by CLE management to marketing consultant bidders: - "The Department focuses [its advertising budget] on promoting any new added service markets" - Budget: $1 million for cooperative promotion ads with airlines and up to $300K for other uses, for the contract beg...Jump to post
WOW coming to CLE ,from another thread http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/wow-air-expands-across-us-offering-four-new-midwest-destinations-300508233.html So, CLE goes from no flights to Europe to two to Iceland. Do you think these guys can coexist in the same market? Seems like an odd situatio...Jump to post
On flyertalk someone at 630pm (ET) tonight just posted on the CLE thread: "More good news coming soon. Buckle up." If this statement is true, what could it be? KL to AMS, B6 to JFK, AS to SEA, BA to LHR? I'm guessing it's the new WN and F9 routes? Good to see the new director getting some...Jump to post
And, with the help of Great Circle Mapper and Excel, here are some stats that show the impressive range of the 789, with no positioning flights the shortest hop is 4,485 NM. That sked looks really tight, especially when several of the markets need most of two full units to operate. There should be ...Jump to post
"We look to continue to grow with additional service still to be announced from Frontier and Southwest starting in the fall." This wording is confusing. I would assume they mean the announcements are in starting in the fall but it reads like the routes would start in fall. That doesn't ma...Jump to post
I didn't even know CGF was closed for a bit... "Cuyahoga County Airport To Reopen after Runway Project August 1, 2017, 12:05 PM Cleveland Cuyahoga County Airport will reopen its sole Runway 6/24 on Thursday after a more than two-month reconstruction project of the 5,100-foot surface. According...Jump to post
[quote="masseybrown"]^ And promptly, CLE updated their terminal map which now shows AA in C. The flight status screen shows they are still using some of the common-use C gates, however. Maybe it will take a schedule adjustment to fit everything into 5 gates - or maybe using a common gate a...Jump to post
5. I don't know these guys, and if Hogan has been there for one year then he gets a pass, but the Chief has been there for 11 and nothing real to show for it while cities smaller than Cleveland are getting new international services. There's no excuse for so many years of poor performance. This is ...Jump to post
I would not like WOW to be our air service carrier TATL. Due to market size in CLE, if WOW comes first, we will never have a Tier1 carrier. I believe there was a statement by the airport stating that they were looking for Tier1 service TATL and that should be the goal. It may be delayed if BA chose ...Jump to post
^Interesting. I picked random days for CLE-KEF---15 aug and return 12 sept. here's what it gave me: $642: CLE-LAX on Spirit, then LAX-KEF on Wow. Return, KEF-BOS on Wow, then BOS-CLE on B6. Another routing is CLE-ORD on UA, then ORD-KEF on Wow.... Do they just pay off any airline? Its certainly not...Jump to post
Even with no service in the market, CLE-DAL is 61 pax a day both ways, most of whom already fly on WN via connection. They could probably pull enough pax from CLE-DFW (657 a day) to fill a flight, but would it be worth it to them? Or would they rather start CLE-HOU with the possibility of int'l con...Jump to post
Southwest added a Saturday only CLE-MCO nonstop with this schedule extension, which hasn't been flown for a few years. Peak day departures is up to 21. Destinations served now up to 11. It's not that great of a deal. MCO is a traveling with kids destination. The WN flight leaves at 5:30 AM. Who, in...Jump to post
Cleveland.com covering the SWA add to RSW Jan to May Sat/Sun service.
http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.s ... rt_m-rpt-2
From the article: Passengers daily, each way
Fort Lauderdale, 362
Fort Myers, 278
I think we'll see a lot of the displaced 772's on transcons as UA has said BOS is a PS market now and they have desires to get back to JFK. Even if that happens, there is a considerable amount of growth potential with the displaced units, new 77W's, a few 789 and 787-10's next year. If UA wanted cap...Jump to post
According to NYC777, UA will get two 787-10's next year at minimum. One in August (new) and one in December (test unit). Production slots in Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec not identified so there could be more in 2018. With these units + 4x 77W's + 3x 789's, that's a lot of new capacity for 2018. Looking forward t...Jump to post
All 14 77Ws are now officially delivered. Three are still waiting at PAE for their turn for induction at SEA. Last one 44U still getting Polaris-ed. Next four come next year. Rumor continues to expect an additional four at some point. :scratchchin: Something like a 3 or 4 month delay for unit #8. I...Jump to post
boefan wrote:United made a last minute change due to the delay of 41U .
42U was completed in time and grabbed the next induction slot .
43U is waiting a new slot now it may fly directly to SFO as it has been delivered also
44U next month
masseybrown wrote:Virgin Atlantic to fly CLE-LHR twice in Oct for Browns fans. It's a start.