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by N62NA
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SLC-LAX for IN n Out, LAX-MIA on AA's 737 MAX 8, and onto Kingston, Jamaica
Replies: 7
Views: 2981

Re: SLC-LAX for IN n Out, LAX-MIA on AA's 737 MAX 8, and onto Kingston, Jamaica

Nice report. I hope to postpone my first flight on the AA MAX 8 for as long as possible.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA JFK to CDG, MAD, and MIA 767 Replacements
Replies: 25
Views: 4981

Re: AA JFK to CDG, MAD, and MIA 767 Replacements

The bigger question is what will AA do once the 763s are gone on the above mentioned routes out of MIA and PHL?

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 3910

Re: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?

Miami wrote:
AA's team at MIA has been getting training to handle the 787 for some time now. But it'll probably be when the 767 starts disappearing.


I suspect the same. Though the 763s have been disappearing for quite a while now from the network. I guess you mean when the 763s flying now are withdrawn.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only
Replies: 56
Views: 8773

Re: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only

If this tax is going to fund PATH extension to EWR, does anyone think it will ever be rolled back once the PATH extension is completed?

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 3910

When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?

So far, I've heard / read nothing about this. Anybody have any actual information on this?

If I were to guess, I would presume it would be when the last 763 is retired.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN
Replies: 79
Views: 10694

Re: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN

UA HYS-SLN OCT 1.7>1.3[0] NOV 1.8>1.4[0] DEC 1.6>1.2[0] JAN 1.7>1.3[0] FEB 1.7>1.3[0] MAR 1.7>1.3[0] APR 1.7>1.3[1.3] MAY 1.7>1.3[1.7] JUN 1.7>1.3[1.7]

Hayes KS to Salina KS? Odd.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date
Replies: 83
Views: 15905

Re: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date

I enjoy flying the AA 763 on MIA-ORD/PHL/JFK. Hoping they don't get replaced with A321/738 on these domestic runs.

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by N62NA
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31
Replies: 33
Views: 4811

Re: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31

Why should it be KQ1? What's the rationale? If the return flight is KQ2, it would make sense that this flight would be KQ1. You know, flight to premiere NYC / USA gateway airport kind of thing. That aside, if DL isn't cooperating with them, I wonder why they didn't pick EWR over JFK. Because EWR is...

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by N62NA
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31
Replies: 33
Views: 4811

Re: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31

This appears to be a UN-oriented route, similar to the reason why JFK-GVA exists. That said, why is there no KQ1? (This will be flight 2 outbound to JFK and flight 3 returning.) The only thing I can think of is, if KQ has had reason to retire flight 1 for some past incident. Why should it be KQ1? W...

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by N62NA
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330 regional in the US
Replies: 103
Views: 13185

Re: Airbus a330 regional in the US

Am I being mean or do you seem to know next to nothing about the USA? In the USA prople want frequency to fly WHEN their schedule permits it. They do not wait until certain times of day or days of the week to fly. They fly when the funds and opportunities exist. That thinking might work somewhere e...

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by N62NA
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330 regional in the US
Replies: 103
Views: 13185

Re: Airbus a330 regional in the US

Why US airlines do not get a330 regional 3000 nm range to serve routes like Miami- Los Angeles Nyc- lax etc is a cheaper airplane and instead of having 4 frequencies in one day they may have only 2 and carry more pax any thoughts? Am I being mean or do you seem to know next to nothing about the USA...

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by N62NA
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aer Lingus Fight with NYC ATC
Replies: 42
Views: 8545

Re: Aer Lingus Fight with NYC ATC

Seemed to me the controller did everything right, wasn't rude at all.

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by N62NA
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options
Replies: 73
Views: 12105

Re: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options

Whats really absurd here is that there is an entire business model based on outsourcing to the lowest bidder, employees making food stamp wages, airlines getting played against each other, and slapping X Airline's name on whatever contractor they've signed up with for today but still telling passen...

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by N62NA
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New luxury airline to offer affordable prices for first-class only aircraft
Replies: 60
Views: 11627

Re: New luxury airline to offer affordable prices for first-class only aircraft

As usual, there's a crowd here that can't wait to post that they think this will fail. I'm not aware of any other airline that tried this using the CRJ700, so there's no basis to state that they will fail.

Question on the NYC end: Will it be EWR, JFK or maybe TEB?

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by N62NA
Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan
Replies: 43
Views: 8664

Re: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan

(why AZ doesn't even fly MXP-MIA is a mystery). Not sure there's enough traffic to support a second flight on MXP-MIA. I flew it on AA beginning of May when it was a 772 and J was full, but Y was almost empty. AA has since downguaged to the 763. As for why Air Italy decided on JFK...it already had ...

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by N62NA
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan
Replies: 43
Views: 8664

Re: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan

Except for Long Island, EWR is plenty convenient for NY/NJ. Look at the average fare, I guarantee you people are schlepping from NJ to JFK/LGA and Long Island to EWR for this kind of flight... Catchment areas of JFK/LGA/EWR are similarly sized, especially when you consider that the convenience of a...

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by N62NA
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12809

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

LGA, at least in the first part of the 70s.

There's pictures in the database here that show DC-10s with pax boarding via stairs (I think UA and NA).

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by N62NA
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX 9 Inaugural Plans?
Replies: 14
Views: 4221

Re: United 737 MAX 9 Inaugural Plans?

I can understand why the European airlines don't have a bulkhead between First and Coach on their narrowbodies, it's because the seats are exactly the same and they just don't sell the middle seat and that way they can expand or contract the First class cabin according to demand. But AA, DL and now...

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by N62NA
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX 9 Inaugural Plans?
Replies: 14
Views: 4221

Re: United 737 MAX 9 Inaugural Plans?

I can understand why the European airlines don't have a bulkhead between First and Coach on their narrowbodies, it's because the seats are exactly the same and they just don't sell the middle seat and that way they can expand or contract the First class cabin according to demand. But AA, DL and now ...

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by N62NA
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy's Inaugurates Flight From Milan to New York
Replies: 46
Views: 8396

Re: Air Italy's Inaugurates Flight From Milan to New York

Alitalia, American, Delta, Emirates and now Air Italy on this route!

Wonder why they didn't fly to EWR instead? It's just UA on the route.

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by N62NA
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 223
Views: 33245

Re: United seeks to return to JFK

Whatever UA's reasoning, who could have seriously predicted the overwhelming corporate/important FFer preference for JFK vs. EWR? Me. I've been saying this on here for years. Does this issue really just come down to the West Coast traveler stigma of "Newark" and "New Jersey" vs....

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by N62NA
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 223
Views: 33245

Re: United ❤️ JFK...Now

UA didn't shutter a hub or even a large focus city. They only served JFK from other hubs... 26 flights? That isn't a big operation, they are still largest in NYC or nearly tied. Not sure it is such a big deal. The comments seem pretty bland from Kirby. But this is the crux of the issue: "Large...

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by N62NA
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 575
Views: 87663

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

I saw a 737-800 at BOS two days ago in the old colors. I was under the impression that the entire mainline fleet besides the MD-80s had all been repainted as of February. It was definitely not the AstroJet, it was the standard 1967-2012 colors. Is AA keeping one 737 in those colors as a retrojet, l...

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by N62NA
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 223
Views: 33245

Re: United ❤️ JFK...Now

UA didn't shutter a hub or even a large focus city. They only served JFK from other hubs... 26 flights? That isn't a big operation, they are still largest in NYC or nearly tied. Not sure it is such a big deal. The comments seem pretty bland from Kirby. But this is the crux of the issue: "Large...

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by N62NA
Wed May 30, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 11739

Re: New NYC airport

How about a mega airport in Central NJ, near McGuire AFB. Something like DEN with the full ~12 runway and 5 concourse build out. Replace/close JFK, EWR, LGA, PHL, TTN. Connect it to downtowns and transportation hubs in NYC and Philly with frequent (every 10-15 mins) high speed rail. It could be jus...

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by N62NA
Sat May 26, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 575
Views: 87663

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Jo8338 wrote:
What is the Oasis bird.. haven’t heard that term


I didn't know either, so I looked it up. The project to convert the interiors of the 737-800s to the 7M8 interior is known as "project Oasis" so that must be what is meant by an "oasis bird."

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by N62NA
Fri May 25, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could CFM International offer the B-722 a new lease on life?
Replies: 58
Views: 8444

Re: Could CFM International offer the B-722 a new lease on life?

An interesting question and topic. It's fun to think about the possibility, even though it will never happen. Thank you OP for posting this.

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by N62NA
Wed May 23, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA2233 declares emergency.
Replies: 53
Views: 14301

Re: AA2233 declares emergency.

Where is PBC? Why is it so hard for people to write the city names in this forum? I suggest you send a message to one of the site administrators. This site USED to have a great feature where you moved your mouse over the 3 letter airport code and the name of the airport / city would pop up. Somewhe...

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by N62NA
Sat May 05, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA's domestic 777 vs DC-10
Replies: 36
Views: 4565

Re: UA's domestic 777 vs DC-10

http://www.departedflights.com
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To the OP (and everyone else not aware): Check out the site http://www.departedflights.com

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by N62NA
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/8/2018: DL Drops EWR-CDG, EW Drops RSW-CGN;, Level Into EWR-ORY, WN Adds MDW-SNA, Y4 Drops LAX-ACA/PVR
Replies: 113
Views: 14111

Re: OAG Changes 4/8/2018: DL Drops EWR-CDG, EW Drops RSW-CGN;, Level Into EWR-ORY, WN Adds MDW-SNA, Y4 Drops LAX-ACA/PVR

No resumption is published and route was previously year-round **DL EWR-CDG OCT 0.8>0.6 NOV 1.0>0 DEC 1.0>0 That took them long enough! If they ever would like to return to the EWR-AMS/CDG market, KL/AF should do it instead. It makes no sense for Delta to fly spoke-to-spoke, when they have a hub in...

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by N62NA
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 565
Views: 75026

Re: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order

I hope those backward/forward J seats are no longer available and AA will use the same J seats on the 789 on the new 788s.

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by N62NA
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 565
Views: 75026

Re: AA ORDERS 47 787 FROM BOEING????

Now if we could only get some 787s here in MIA.

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by N62NA
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E-Jet E2 gets another performance boost
Replies: 56
Views: 9709

Re: Embraer E-Jet E2 gets another performance boost

I'm just not too fond of narrow tubes, be they 1x2, 2x2, 2x3 or 3x3. Just a preference.

But it IS exciting to see the how the advances in technology are moving these "regional" jets into longer distance missions.

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by N62NA
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E-Jet E2 gets another performance boost
Replies: 56
Views: 9709

Re: Embraer E-Jet E2 gets another performance boost

I’m bewildered at the enthusiasm to fly longer and longer in smaller and smaller aircraft. The longer the flight the bigger the aircraft please, in fact, even short flights Bigger is always better And yes, that is what she said I certainly wouldn't want to spend 3 or more hours in any 2x2 RJ, but i...

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by N62NA
Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if? 50 seat transcontinetal jets; 76 seat transatlantic jets; 140 seat transpacific jets...
Replies: 51
Views: 6539

Re: What if? 50 seat transcontinetal jets; 76 seat transatlantic jets; 140 seat transpacific jets...

And as I write this, this topic is the #1 highlighted topic on the home page of the site.

So.... all you nasty people who criticized the OP earlier in this topic, well you know where you can go! ;-)

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by N62NA
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if? 50 seat transcontinetal jets; 76 seat transatlantic jets; 140 seat transpacific jets...
Replies: 51
Views: 6539

Re: What if? 50 seat transcontinetal jets; 76 seat transatlantic jets; 140 seat transpacific jets...

Sorry everyone, just was thinking about it for a few weeks and wanted to throw it out there for discussion. If this is too crazy of a topic I can ask for it to be closed.... Why would you do that? Just because some close-minded people with an over-inflated sense of self importance didn't like what ...

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by N62NA
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if? 50 seat transcontinetal jets; 76 seat transatlantic jets; 140 seat transpacific jets...
Replies: 51
Views: 6539

Re: What if? 50 seat transcontinetal jets; 76 seat transatlantic jets; 140 seat transpacific jets...

What if there were a 50 seat aircraft with US transcontinental range? How do you think it would change the market dynamics if Cincinnati-Sacramento, Memphis-Seattle, or Raleigh-Albuquerque, for example could be served by a 50 seat aircraft. I know the economics would probably be bad, but imagine ho...

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by N62NA
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evolution of TCON routes out of YVR and SEA
Replies: 18
Views: 2335

Re: Evolution of TCON routes out of YVR and SEA

http://www.departedflights.com

All the answers you seek are there.

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by N62NA
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13657

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

I would think DCA-LAX should be an early candidate for this since I've figured that even with just one flight, DL must be eating AA's premium lunch (at least for the evening flight) ever since they started that int'l.-config'd 757 vs. AA's 738's. Perhaps if (when) AA starts putting the 757s on tran...

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by N62NA
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13657

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

MIABSB isn't thin. It's massive. 140,000+ annual local boarding. He wrote "thinner" not "thin" in his post. MIA-BSB is "thinner" than MIA-GRU. No. He called it a “thinner South America” route. It’s one of ten most travelled Miami-South America routes. Sheesh. I can't e...

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by N62NA
Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13657

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

I suspect that at some point there will be no more 757 flying International, neither TATL out of JFK/PHL, nor MIA-South America, only domestic routes. The ex-US 757 are leaving sooner than the LAA 757s will so what could happen also is the 757s currently flying international will be redeployed on r...

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by N62NA
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13657

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

People are just too whiny and hard to please. It's only 4-6 hours. A big leather seat with decent legroom is more than enough. I hate walking down an aisle and seeing everyone laid up like it's the salvation army. Except that... on MIA-LAX, there are no "big leather seats with decent legroom&q...

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by N62NA
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13657

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

Not mentioned is the where.I could see: 1) MIA-LAX (and maybe SFO) -return to a previously premium route Not sure they would put them on MIA-LAX. Yes, B6 does offer Mint from FLL to LAX, but AA has such a monopoly on MIA-LAX that they could probably continue to get away with offering the horrendous...

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by N62NA
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13657

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

Might seem like a dumb question, but do many people even need lie-flats on day time flights? To me it seems like unless you're on a redeye, lie-flats wouldn't be that necessary. It is not a dumb question at all, and my guess is that few people use the lie-flat sleep feature. But what does different...

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by N62NA
Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahamasair to fly Miami to Bimini
Replies: 4
Views: 983

Bahamasair to fly Miami to Bimini

This is very welcome news. Currently the only options are a very expensive Cessna or a ferry (which is a pain as U.S. Customs at the port is very, very slow). Interestingly, they will be using ATR aircraft which I believe is a type they currently don't fly. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airli...

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by N62NA
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Adds Mainline to HPN
Replies: 78
Views: 8024

Re: DL Adds Mainline to HPN

I can only dream of DL adding service into MMU (Morristown Airport) in NJ there are so many folks I know from NJ that would love to hop on in Morristown vs EWR/JFK/LGA. These corporate folks would pay a significant premium to fly out of MMU. That would be awesome. I grew up a few miles from MMU. It...

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by N62NA
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax and Pilots are complaining about lavatories in AA B737-MAX
Replies: 215
Views: 38730

Re: Pax and Pilots hate AA B737-Max

Not mentioned in the article: There is no longer an F cabin, just a 6 inch "divider" hanging from the ceiling behind the last row of F. I will avoid this plane for as long as possible. Oh God the horror! American travellers compared to Europeans need to get a grip, no Margaret and Phil yo...

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by N62NA
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax and Pilots are complaining about lavatories in AA B737-MAX
Replies: 215
Views: 38730

Re: Pax and Pilots hate AA B737-Max

Not mentioned in the article: There is no longer an F cabin, just a 6 inch "divider" hanging from the ceiling behind the last row of F. I will avoid this plane for as long as possible.

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by N62NA
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 400
Views: 49150

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

AA stated in a employee meeting last week that they are in the market for a bunch of used A319s. Heard we are getting some Frontier soon. Are there carriers other than VX/AS, F9, or U2 that AA could acquire used A319 planes from? No, just those 3. No others exist. None. :roll: Maybe - just MAYBE - ...

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