I am stunned (and not in a good way) at some of the attitudes being expressed here. Essentially, the message is, " If the speech is speech with which I disagree, then it is speech which is not entitled to protection ." You can dress it up as you like, but that's what you're saying. Unders...Jump to post
I hope this happens, its not a level playing field. but then right after that Trump needs to stop all the cheap airline maintenance going to Mexico and China. He wants jobs, force AA, DL UA to start doing that work in-house and it will create plenty of high paying jobs. I agree that requiring USA c...Jump to post
There is really very little to this. It was discussed on the OAG thread when they filed it last Sunday. Oh, let the people of CVG have a little joy. They endured ten years of cuts to hub flights - adding back some with upgauging beats four-way chili. http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3...Jump to post
New routes are out: CVG-San Diego CVG-Minneapolis CVG-New York–LGA Might be more, its loading really slowly. Solid adds, and the sum of those three is what surprises me the most. Do you know the frequency? Perhaps, F9 staking a claim before WN gets the chance? None of those are anything WN would tr...Jump to post
Revelation wrote:My guess is that since 2028 - 2003 = 15 years, the FAA agreed to knock down the 25 year rule to 15 as a part of the settlement. It allows the city to get what it wants whilst the FAA can save face and say the rule is still in effect.
ikramerica wrote:I'm pretty sure everyone had a great 2015 because of low fuel prices. How did WN fare relative to the industry.
scbriml wrote:VC10er wrote:Pardon my ignorance on this: can someone please tell me what "CEO" means for the A321, vs neoLR?
Current Engine Option vs. New Engine Option.
Pedant mode - Airbus spells both in all-lowercase (ceo and neo).
All I'm hoping for is that Boeing doesn't try to write off the MOM after building the 737-10MAX. Given the lack of consensus among potential customers as to what MOM should be, maybe we should be prepared for disappointment. We may end up being disappointed, but I don't think this is the project th...Jump to post
Regardless of who said what to whom on which platform, I think we can all agree that it should be beneath the office of POTUS to use Twitter. I wish more people understood that. I don't necessarily agree with it. I think Twitter is a good tool for outreach. It should be beneath the office of POTUS ...Jump to post
That's got to be the first mainline on US/AA on CMH-PHL or PHL-CMH since maybe 2007. Don't think they've ever brought the E190 to CMH, either. B6 and YX are the only airlines I know of to use the E190 to CMH. It would tough for anyone new to come into CMH and build any sort of Focus City, unless th...Jump to post
Meryl Streep won an award. Instead of accepting it graciously, she chose to launch a political attack. This is on her, not Trump. I wasn't aware she controlled Trump's Twitter account. He could have just ignored it or offered a respectful disagreement like adults do, but instead chose to call her &...Jump to post
isn't the 9 across 787 width the same as we have been seeing on 747's for decades? Is there some difference I am not seeing or are airlines also squeezing pitch at the same time, thus making it less comfortable?Jump to post
This is where I am hoping long-haul passengers eventually get some leverage, sadly I doubt it will happen soon, Y-class is viewed by carriers as steerage. Airbus sized the cabin of A330 and A350 to limit airlines ability to stick another seat in Y-class each row...although ideally A350 would be 8-a...Jump to post
FWIW....friend of mine spoke to an AS employee last week on her flight from LAS to SEA and he said AS plans on keeping VX's ops at DAL and AS's single gate at DFW as well. Not really sure how that'll work but we'll find out soon enough Why not? Serving both DAL and DFW is no different than serving ...Jump to post
He is talking about respect, tolerance and viewpoints that are a pillar of western civilization and coincidentally are nowhere to be found with people who are living according to a 6th century fairy tale. I don't think you can claim respect and tolerance are a pillar of US civilization after the el...Jump to post
Official: Alaska Airlines announces new enhancements to Mileage Plan https://newsroom.alaskaair.com/2016-12-19-Alaska-Airlines-announces-new-enhancements-to-Mileage-Plan The new Mileage Plan enhancements and network expansion come as Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines announce the end of their par...Jump to post
DY said that they were interested in MEM, a few months ago. While I doubt it's that, that'd certainly be about the most exciting thing MEM could realistically (a term used lightly) hope for. Weren't they also interested in MSY as well? The CEO of DY dropped MEM and MSY in a CNBC interview. Since th...Jump to post
I'm not so sure. Three things to consider: - There's plenty of competition, including 1 stop - What would the marketing spend need to be to differentiate their product enough that consumers know why they're charging more - Does the average Y passenger even care about a "free" sandwich OMG...Jump to post
Can they command a higher fare They already know the answer to this one. I'm not so sure. Three things to consider: - There's plenty of competition, including 1 stop - What would the marketing spend need to be to differentiate their product enough that consumers know why they're charging more - Doe...Jump to post
This has absolutely nothing to do with PIT. LAX is absolutely as strategic for AA as MIA is. Unlike MIA, LAX is a constrained operation - there's a healthy number of markets without service in which resources could be better allocated. IMO, it's a stretch to think that a money-losing LAX/PIT is som...Jump to post
commavia wrote:AA has the advantage of not only the shortest stage lengths.
But why would we assume that Mr. Trump will suddenly make the government functional? Who's making that assumption? Not me. Quite the opposite. I'm suggesting that a Trump administration might - might - be more receptive to the argument that A4A has essentially advanced, which is that the federal go...Jump to post
77west wrote:Some interesting points guys, but keep it civil... please.. Do any US airports get federal funding directly or indirectly? OR are they all privately run?
The party in power almost always overplays their hand and loses seats in the next election. We can already see it happening with talk of mandates from the Republicans despite the fact they got fewer votes for President and lost seats in both houses of Congress.Jump to post
Let the Republicans take power (mission accomplished). When things don't magically change in 2018 or 2020, reap the rewards. Bad idea: Ignorant Republicans don't hold their candidates responsible (except when they aren't crazy far enough right). No matter how badly Republicans screw this country up...Jump to post
If more people had voted in the primaries, we could have had different candidates. It's not like these candidates were just thrust upon us with no input from the American public. Well, in my case I'm registered Independent, so I can't vote in primaries. That is somewhat of a problem across the coun...Jump to post
Revelation wrote:It really bothers me that the system is such that we've ended up voting for the lesser of two evils.
. UA LAX-BJX MAR 1.9>1.7 APR 2>1.9 MAY 2>1.7 UA LAX-CLE APR 1.8>1.0 UA LAX-DEN APR 9>8 UA LAX-FAT APR 1.2>2.0 UA LAX-IAD APR 8>7 UA LAX-IAH APR 11>10 UA LAX-LAS APR 4>3 UA LAX-PHX APR 5>4 UA LAX-SJD MAY 0.4>0.3 Should we read anything into the fact that every single UA change at LAX is a cut in fre...Jump to post
The route operated for. Early a decade successfully. It'll be fine. Easy to fill planes to LA's second largest transcon market after NYC. I couldn't have been that successful if they ended it. I don't question the ability to fill the planes, but I do question if they will be able to fill them witho...Jump to post
Good luck! They are going to need it. The route operated for. Early a decade successfully. It'll be fine. Easy to fill planes to LA's second largest transcon market after NYC. I couldn't have been that successful if they ended it. I don't question the ability to fill the planes, but I do question i...Jump to post
For the Iraq war, well Trump as Clinton were for this war, as was Obama
I don't get all the noise about this flight. If it's retaliatory, so be it. There are other legacies who've done the retaliation thing 10x more often. But no one here really knows if this could be customer driven. Either way it's a small number of flights. And ultimately it feels like a bunch of pe...Jump to post
I don't see this happening. In addition to everything mentioned above, Boeing has been trying to outsource more work. I doubt they would want to bring one of the most costly pieces of the plane in house. Also, about 3/4 of Airbus's backlog (by number of units) has no RR engine.Jump to post
GUM already has pre-clearance. So does STT and STX. I think those are the only 3 pre-clearance facilities that the US government pays for. I don't think this is correct. GUM, STT, and STX are US territories. The US has five separate customs territories. Travel between them is considered internation...Jump to post
If they want to test that on places with fewer travel first they can probably do that on Guam first. I heard that flight between GUM and rest of America are now counted as International. If risk is a factor then probably Pakistan. GUM already has pre-clearance. So does STT and STX. I think those ar...Jump to post
MAN and ARN seem to believe that there is some competitive edge to be had with this but I very much doubt that it will be worth the expense. I does make a lot more sense for MAN or ARN compared to LHR or CDG. The chances of having to make a connection in the US to get to your final destination is m...Jump to post
I'm not necessarily arguing with your larger point, but isn't at least some of the degradation in on-time performance due to opening or enlarging stations at airports with on-time issues? I am sure that is part of the change. However I would argue that the legacy carriers have a larger proportion o...Jump to post
Maybe. Maybe not. I don't think any of the airlines believe they will be sending full planes--or even half full planes--to Cuba in the short term on many of the longer routes. It is an investment for the future. You can not compare Cuba to any other place airlines fly. They have not been allowed in...Jump to post
And yet from Canada, airlines have no problems filling multiple daily flights to Cuba, many of which also carry US Citizens who backtrack. I think you are all underestimating Cuba as a tourist destination, and are only considering the VFR pax. And yet Canadian citizens face no legal restrictions on...Jump to post