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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: 112
Views: 13524

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: 552
Views: 69087

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: 552
Views: 69087

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: 48
Views: 8668

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: 48
Views: 8668

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: 6328

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: 6328

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: 6328

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: 2191

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: 13268

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: 13268

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: 13268

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: 13268

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: 13268

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: 13268

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: 949

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: 7783

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: 37665

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: 37665

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: 165
Views: 18160

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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by N62NA
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 165
Views: 18160

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

PRAirbus wrote:
heard about widebody adjustments...SJU loses A330 service around late March when SJU-PHL switches to 763 in April. (1) SJU-MIA-SJU will become a 763 in April and starting in June 1 additional 763 to MIA for a total of (2) 763s to MIA.


Perhaps the consolidation of the 763s at MIA is beginning.

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by N62NA
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 36th birthday to the Boeing 757
Replies: 58
Views: 5159

Re: Happy 36th birthday to the Boeing 757

A few months ago there was some talk that AA will be deploying some of their remaining 757s on some of the transcons out of BOS and JFK and perhaps MIA too. Would love to see the 757 on MIA-LAX instead of the awful 32B.

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by N62NA
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 165
Views: 18160

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Oof. I hoped they’d would keep them closer. As long as they don’t do Lima with them.... Lima is considered a premium market. I doubt they’d serve it with an aircraft without lie-flats in the J cabin. And technically, the AA MAX doesn't have a J "cabin" at all as there is just a 6 inch div...

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by N62NA
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Port Authority awards EWR Terminal One build contract
Replies: 18
Views: 3526

Re: Port Authority awards EWR Terminal One build contract

While a bit sad for those of us who remember using the EWR of the 70s and 80s as the last of the original* terminals will soon be gone, this is a very much needed upgrade for EWR. I'm surprised that it will be completed so quickly. * Before the nit pickers jump all over me, by "original" I...

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by N62NA
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 165
Views: 18160

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Lie-flats are back on MIA-LAX today with a daily 777-200. Not sure if it’ll be sold as 3-class with premium economy. The 737 MAX is also being deployed on MIA-MCO and MIA-POS. Too bad the 772 goes away starting March 25th though. I wonder why AA is putting the 772 back on only to take it away again...

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by N62NA
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK / SFO bay development
Replies: 99
Views: 9417

Re: JFK / SFO bay development

JFK was built on landfill back in a time when it was perfectly OK to do so. Today, not so OK.

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by N62NA
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 55th birthday to the 727
Replies: 89
Views: 7034

Re: Happy 55th birthday to the 727

Let's see, I flew on these:

EA (Both 100 and 200 series)
UA (200 series)
NA (200 series)
AC (200 series)
PE (200 series)
Trump Shuttle (100 series)

Loved them all!

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by N62NA
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Fly Boeing 777-300ER between EWR and FRA
Replies: 17
Views: 4344

Re: UA To Fly Boeing 777-300ER between EWR and FRA

Nice to see UA deploying their largest plane at EWR for once.

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by N62NA
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Feasibility of airlines operating into 2 airports in same metro area.
Replies: 84
Views: 8037

Re: Feasibility of airlines operating into 2 airports in same metro area.

Just look at the NYC market. All the USA major airlines serve JFK/LGA/EWR - except for UA who left JFK.

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by N62NA
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Delta A321neo TATL Service?
Replies: 32
Views: 5815

Re: Possible Delta A321neo TATL Service?

Perhaps on the EWR-AMS/CDG routes. Those routes have been downsizing for years - they started out being flown by KL MD11s and AF 747s back in the 90s.

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by N62NA
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DL 717-200 Pilots... Where did they come from?
Replies: 48
Views: 7802

Re: DL 717-200 Pilots... Where did they come from?

A 717 pilot actually has a DC-9 type rating on their certificate. The same goes for a MD88/90 pilot. The transition training course from 88/90 to 717 is considered a short course at Delta because it requires less training than, for example a 88/90 pilot switching to a 737. The 717 is largely consid...

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by N62NA
Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub
Replies: 63
Views: 7765

Re: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub

Domestic passengers for 12 months ending November 2017: EWR 30,178,602 LGA 29,462,313 JFK 26,944,042 These numbers point out the dynamics, EWR and LGA are the preferred domestic and business travel airports for the region. . Seems to me that JFK and LGA are the preferred domestic travel airports fo...

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by N62NA
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub
Replies: 63
Views: 7765

Re: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub

Domestic passengers for 12 months ending November 2017: EWR 30,178,602 LGA 29,462,313 JFK 26,944,042 These numbers point out the dynamics, EWR and LGA are the preferred domestic and business travel airports for the region. . Seems to me that JFK and LGA are the preferred domestic travel airports fo...

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by N62NA
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to add used 767-300ER to its fleet
Replies: 8
Views: 2934

Re: United to add used 767-300ER to its fleet

viewtopic.php?t=1384615


I didn't notice it there. Glad that this was posted as its own topic.
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janders wrote:
This was already posted last week as part of the UA earnings thread.

viewtopic.php?t=1384615


I didn't notice it there. Glad that this was posted as its own topic.

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by N62NA
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub
Replies: 63
Views: 7765

Re: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub

What will be the future of Star Alliance at EWR? There appears to be more non-affilated carriers coming into the airport every year. I wonder what this might mean for United especially... I predict the future of Star Alliance at EWR will be... many of the Star Alliance airlines will continue to not...

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by N62NA
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767/787/MoM
Replies: 11
Views: 1168

Re: 767/787/MoM

flyguy84 wrote:
How many threads do we need on this.


What is the purpose of posting such a comment? You want to shame the OP?

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by N62NA
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emirates at FLL
Replies: 15
Views: 1051

Re: Emirates at FLL

What’s the actual point of this thread? It’s nothing new that EK flies to FLL. The point of the thread is that an aviation enthusiast saw an EK 777 at FLL and he was very excited to see it and he wanted to share his excitement with fellow aviation enthusiasts. Any other questions? Thank you ! I tho...

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by N62NA
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emirates at FLL
Replies: 15
Views: 1051

Re: Emirates at FLL

paullam wrote:
What’s the actual point of this thread? It’s nothing new that EK flies to FLL.


The point of the thread is that an aviation enthusiast saw an EK 777 at FLL and he was very excited to see it and he wanted to share his excitement with fellow aviation enthusiasts.

Any other questions?

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by N62NA
Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Serial Stowaway Apprehended Again
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Serial Stowaway Apprehended Again

From TV station WLS in Chicago: A 66-year-old "Serial Stowaway" who was ordered to stay away from both of Chicago's airports was arrested early Sunday at O'Hare International Airport, police said. Just last week, Marilyn Hartman, of Grayslake, was ordered to receive a psychiatric evaluatio...

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by N62NA
Sun Jan 28, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Aircraft Maintenance
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Re: United Aircraft Maintenance

San Francisco is one of the most expensive cities in the highest taxed state in the USA. Would make sense that anything that doesn't need to be done in San Francisco be done elsewhere.

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by N62NA
Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet 737MAX Trans-Atlantic intro?
Replies: 43
Views: 8733

Re: Westjet 737MAX Trans-Atlantic intro?

You say that as if it’s something new No no, nothing new just not overly comfortable IMO. Sent from my BBB100-1 using Tapatalk Why would it be any less comfortable than being in a 2-4-2 twin engine A330? Are you looking to run a few laps up and down the aisles when you travel? Or do you do what 99%...

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by N62NA
Sat Jan 27, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces non stop flights to EWR
Replies: 126
Views: 16654

Re: Emirates Announces non stop flights to EWR

But then you have your retarded "Right to Work (for less)" states that would do the exact same thing, if they could get away with it.... so again, what exactly do you fear? What are you talking about???? Apparently, something that's clearly over your head. :roll: I'm trying to figure out ...

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by N62NA
Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A blast from the past: DC-10-30 - When VA was still VIASA…
Replies: 25
Views: 8940

Re: A blast from the past: DC-10-30 - When VA was still VIASA…

I enjoyed this trip down memory lane quite a bit. Thank you.

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by N62NA
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces non stop flights to EWR
Replies: 126
Views: 16654

Re: Emirates Announces non stop flights to EWR

LAX772LR wrote:
But then you have your retarded "Right to Work (for less)" states that would do the exact same thing, if they could get away with it.... so again, what exactly do you fear?


What are you talking about????

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by N62NA
Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.
Replies: 233
Views: 36629

Re: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.

1337Delta764 wrote:
This is getting bad; Airbus stole DL as a customer, they mostly stole AA, and now it looks like they might steal UA as a customer. The President or Congress needs to step up and come to Boeing's rescue to prevent a U.S. Airbus monopoly.


Political involvement is the LAST thing we need!

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by N62NA
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA return to JFK ?
Replies: 63
Views: 9981

Re: Will UA return to JFK ?

AA737-823 wrote:
None of the premium transcon O&D market wants EWR..


Well, well. The market has spoken, despite all the propaganda about EWR being "just as close to Manhattan as JFK."

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by N62NA
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 252
Views: 39642

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Swadian wrote:
a 777 is coming back to LAX-MIA


Unfortunately, that's only for a few weeks in the Spring. Then it's back to those miserable 32Bs.

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by N62NA
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers
Replies: 152
Views: 17629

Re: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers

VC10er wrote:
N62NA, when you learn to upload your avitar- please tell me!

Agreed AA is doing a nice job



Ha! I've followed the instructions, yet my account is missing the crucial feature where you select the file to upload. Oh well, first world problems!

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by N62NA
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers
Replies: 152
Views: 17629

Re: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers

Wow, looks much better than the old UA f/b seats! A bit bland in color, AA has always been obsessed with grey, but look quite comfortable with all aisle access! I love UA Polaris in part because of the color palette, and I’m sure they saved a lot of money repurposing the old seats, but I’d have pre...

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by N62NA
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers
Replies: 152
Views: 17629

Re: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers

This is just factual untrue. He has spent billions modernizing the fleets (they now are the youngest by a considerable margin), they have upgraded and aligned the 777 fleet. The widebody premium product is excellent if not better than UA and DL. The are the first with Economy plus on the wide bodie...

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