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AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 3:54 pm

In addition to the two cancellations (rumor has it VCP is going seasonal), AA is adding a morning JFK LHR flight on the 772 numbered as AA 142 dep JFK 10 am arr LHR 10pm, with the return AA 141 dep LHR at 7pm arr JFK 955pm.

They were supposedly getting the slot by cancelling the morning PHL LHR but that is still there.

AA is also about to announce two new ULH routes - my guesses would be LAX AKL as the inaugural 789 route next fall, and DFW AUH 4 weekly on the 77W.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 3:59 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Thread starter):

What makes you think AA will lauch DFW-AUH?
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:00 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Thread starter):

Everyone from AA at PHL pretty much expects the morning LHR to go away any time now.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:04 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Thread starter):

In addition to the two cancellations (rumor has it VCP is going seasonal), AA is adding a morning JFK LHR flight on the 772 numbered as AA 142 dep JFK 10 am arr LHR 10pm, with the return AA 141 dep LHR at 7pm arr JFK 955pm.

Posted earlier here...

OAG Changes 10/15/2015: AA/B6/DL/UA (by enilria Oct 11 2015 in Civil Aviation)
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:07 pm

Quoting Lesfalls (Reply 1):
What makes you think AA will lauch DFW-AUH?

It's AA's main hub, it gives AA a foothold in the middle east and also access South Asia through EY and 9W, and DFW AUH is 3 weekly for EY despite excellent loads - the EY schedule just doesnt make sense, given that they are daily everywhere else. It's almost like they are waiting for AA to fill in the holes.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:07 pm

Quoting Lesfalls (Reply 1):
What makes you think AA will launch DFW-AUH?

That is what I am wondering. Isn't that done through codeshare partner EY? Might as well AA does a DFW-DOH or DFW-DXB too or either or.

And AA is cancelling the MIA-FRA route? Yikes.
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:11 pm

Quoting enilria (Reply 3):
Posted earlier here...

OAG Changes 10/15/2015: AA/B6/DL/UA

So?

Thats a generic post about all changes - I posted a specific one about interesting AA changes including timings for the new flight out of JFK.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:12 pm

Why open another thread? When there's a brand new OAG one.

And DFW-AUH on AA? LOL. AA said no to AUH, DXB, and DOH.
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:14 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Reply 4):

Yes but isn't AA and the other 2 U.S carriers against the Big M3 so if they are then why AA suddenly ally with them?
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:17 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Thread starter):
772 numbered as AA 142 dep JFK 10 am arr LHR 10pm, with the return AA 141 dep LHR at 7pm arr JFK 955pm

While the flight numbers are sequential I don't think the same aircraft will sit at LHR for 20 hours to fly the return.

The early LHR-PHL flight was removed, meaning the PHL-LHR will likely be removed in an upcoming load.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:18 pm

Quoting Lesfalls (Reply 8):
Yes but isn't AA and the other 2 U.S carriers against the Big M3 so if they are then why AA suddenly ally with them?

AA is playing an interesting game - on the one hand they make statements against ME3 subsidies; on the other hand they are entrenched with QR in oneworld (they codeshare on a large number of QR flights ex US and ex EU) and have a pretty close relationship with EY.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:19 pm

Quoting usairways85 (Reply 9):

While the flight numbers are sequential I don't think the same aircraft will sit at LHR for 20 hours to fly the return.

No its probably the morning flight from LHR back to JFK
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:24 pm

AA is not going to AUH. They already said so. Besides, why fight on a market that can BARELY support the ME3?
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:29 pm

Quoting Miami (Reply 12):

AA is not going to AUH. They already said so. Besides, why fight on a market that can BARELY support the ME3?

   Possibly, AA could do a DOH run from DFW or even MIA primarily because of feed. But QR is already enjoying this, and AA codeshares with QR on several routes... so either way, it would be an interesting development.
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:48 pm

Quoting Miami (Reply 12):
Besides, why fight on a market that can BARELY support the ME3?

Huh ? DFW is the only market from where they can (profitably) access the ME.

JFK is too competitive, ORD is also very competitive and the only other option but they have better domestic feed at DFW, LAX is too far for a 77W, MIA barely has ME1 now. I'm discounting the ex US hubs because they just don't have the traffic.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:54 pm

Wow. MIA-FRA really didn't last long.

Quoting Miami (Reply 12):
Besides, why fight on a market that can BARELY support the ME3?


Where do you get this BARELY notion?
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:00 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Reply 14):
JFK is too competitive, ORD is also very competitive and the only other option but they have better domestic feed at DFW, LAX is too far for a 77W, MIA barely has ME1 now. I'm discounting the ex US hubs because they just don't have the traffic.


QR is pretty strong at MIA, thus the upgrade from 77L to 77W. As for PHL, of the traffic is pretty sweet on that ride. But I see with you on the JFK and ORD routes where it can be a blood bath of competition. LAX could be served with the 77L perhaps esp. if AA was to implement its acquisition? Less seats to meet demand whilst providing a longer range perhaps. One can only dream.
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:24 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Reply 14):

The point is: American is not going to fly to the Middle East anytime soon.

Quoting LAXdude1023 (Reply 15):

1. Lufthansa dominates.

2. Nice loads. All I need to say.  
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:29 pm

Quoting Miami (Reply 7):

Yes, please don't open a post that paints MIA in a negative light in the subject line. A.net might implode on itself if MIA isn't looked upon as the greatest gift to this Earth. You MIA people really are a piece of work.
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:34 pm

Quoting Pbb152 (Reply 18):
Yes, please don't open a post that paints MIA in a negative light in the subject line. A.net might implode on itself if MIA isn't looked upon as the greatest gift to this Earth. You MIA people really are a piece of work.

LOL, It's the looooooove my friend. MIA is pretty amazing: my main reason for flying AA at the moment.
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:47 pm

Quoting Pbb152 (Reply 18):

Don't like to correct people but I think you meant DFW.  
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:13 pm

I'm SHOCKED, Shocked I Say, to learn that MIA fanboys on this forum suffer from DFW envy !
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:36 pm

AA has confirmed VCP is a seasonal cut. But, not mentioned, MIACWB is a permanent cut, and instead of a MIA-CWB-POA-MIA round robin (which also created a very unfavorable schedule), Porto Alegre will operate on its own as a redeye in both directions.

LAXAKL is pretty much a given. DFWAUH would be pretty cool - another ULH route is supposed to be announced alongside LAXAKL.

MIAFRA cut doesn't surprise me. I thought they should have done ZRH or FCO for a sixth Miami-Europe market. Both are smaller (but still large) markets, but better yielding (especially ZRH) with the traffic much more balanced out as opposed to Frankfurt which is so heavily German-originating.

[Edited 2015-10-11 11:38:19]
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:54 pm

If MIA-VCP is to remain seasonal, we'll have to see. They are certainly not considering July, which is part of the high season together with the Southern Summer months.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:57 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Reply 21):

I'm NOT shocked you created this thread to point the obvious of what was posted in the OAG thread.
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:04 pm

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 22):
another ULH route is supposed to be announced alongside LAXAKL.

MIA-NRT would not shock me.
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:04 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Thread starter):
AA is also about to announce two new ULH routes - my guesses would be LAX AKL

Surely if it's ULH it would have to be DFW-AKL. The only way LAX-AKL would qualify as ULH is if the crew decided to fly in circles for a couple of hours part way across the Pacific.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:09 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Reply 21):
I'm SHOCKED, Shocked I Say,

...

Quoting Miami (Reply 24):
I'm NOT shocked you created this thread to point the obvious of what was posted in the OAG thread.

Apparently sarcasm as well as any reference to American cultural classics fly straight over the heads of some *whoosh*   
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:10 pm

Quoting kiwiandrew (Reply 26):
Surely if it's ULH it would have to be DFW-AKL.

One is almost certainly LAX AKL ... can't speak to if it is LH or ULH in the technical sense.
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:12 pm

Quoting adamh8297 (Reply 25):
MIA-NRT would not shock me.

the rumor is that its not Asia or Latin America
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:28 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Reply 29):

Maybe Africa? DL and UA both serve Africa, maybe AA wants to add it too now?
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:28 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Reply 28):
One is almost certainly LAX AKL ...

It would be good to have them on the route. While I personally wouldn't fly them unless they were considerably cheaper than NZ they would definitely shake things up in the New Zealand - USA market and bring some much needed competition. It would be interesting to see New Zealand -USA go from 1 US carrier to 3 in a relatively short space of time.
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:48 pm

If Africa, AA already said MIA will be it's gateway to Africa.
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 8:24 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Reply 29):

If it's a B77W and not Asia nor LATAM then I will put my money on daily MIA-JNB ! If this hopefully does materialize expect a lot of the California Texas and Florida bound traffic to/from JNB to switch over to SA)">AA rather than SA/UA and the EU carriers via their respective hubs.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 8:30 pm

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 22):
AA has confirmed VCP is a seasonal cut. But, not mentioned, MIACWB is a permanent cut, and instead of a MIA-CWB-POA-MIA round robin (which also created a very unfavorable schedule), Porto Alegre will operate on its own as a redeye in both directions.

Wasn't CWB also the airport with a shorter runway, making the return to MIA unfeasible?

And with JFK-VCP gone, and MIA-VCP going seasonal, it's a safe bet Azul hasn't done much damage with it's U.S. flights.
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 8:34 pm

Quoting Miami (Reply 17):
2. Nice loads. All I need to say.  

You have no clue what the actual loads are.

You just read the DFW International Loads threads (which are innaccurate I might add) and then parrot false data.

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Sun Oct 11, 2015 8:45 pm

Quoting LAXdude1023 (Reply 35):

OK, buddy.   
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 8:46 pm

Quoting LAXdude1023 (Reply 15):


Where do you get this BARELY notion?

Don't get him/her started. You won't win the point. DFW has huge demand to Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Australia. No problem with the ME 3 + AA flying to the Middle East. Loads are not an indication of profitability. Very high yields. Huge Asian, Middle Eastern, Aussie and European populations in the Metroplex and southern tier to connect to. No problems here. Move along. Nothing to see.


   
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 8:48 pm

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 22):

I don't think the AA management team wants to give up on FRA. When US left star it was public knowledge that US lost traffic in FRA. I doubt those flights are making money.

I wish AA could do better and grow the market to Germany. However, planes not making money don't last too long.
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:06 pm

As for ORD, they're finally right sizing a lot of Intl routes with the proper equipment next summer.

Additional 787's, 77W and 330's.
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:13 pm

Quoting Miami (Reply 36):
OK, buddy.

If I told you, EY's loads were in the mid-70s the entire time you thought they were in the 30's, what would you say?

Quoting jfklganyc (Reply 37):
Don't get him/her started. You won't win the point. DFW has huge demand to Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Australia. No problem with the ME 3 + AA flying to the Middle East. Loads are not an indication of profitability. Very high yields. Huge Asian, Middle Eastern, Aussie and European populations in the Metroplex and southern tier to connect to. No problems here. Move along. Nothing to see.

Please show me where I said that. DFW does have a huge Indian population and a large sized (meaning top 10 nationwide) Asian and Middle Eastern population, but very few Aussies and Europeans.

BTW, I think DFW-AUH on AA is a terrible idea.
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:14 pm

The DFWAUH possibility would be very interesting if considered, mostly because to me, it would seem like it would infringe on the relationship between AA and QR.

There seems to be some speculation that the reason why AA dropped TLV was because of QR. I cannot see how AA adding AUH from DFW would sit well with OneWorld, but who knows, seems like anything can happen.

Quoting enilria (Reply 3):

People are entitled to create their own threads to discuss specific topics/routes that are of interest rather than have to sift through a long thread for information that may be buried.

I understand that you put in a lot of work weekly to update the OAG threads, and they are greatly appreciated, but please try and avoid putting up a stop sign at every opportunity re-direct people to the OAG thread.
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:19 pm

Hey, don't get me wrong. I like DFW and I'm rooting for them to get new service. But I don't think DFW-AUH is wise.

I'm just hoping the new long haul service isn't a dumb decision.
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:22 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Thread starter):
rumor has it VCP is going seasonal
Quoting irishayes (Reply 41):
Quoting enilria (Reply 3):

People are entitled to create their own threads to discuss specific topics/routes that are of interest rather than have to sift through a long thread for information that may be buried.

I understand that you put in a lot of work weekly to update the OAG threads, and they are greatly appreciated, but please try and avoid putting up a stop sign at every opportunity re-direct people to the OAG thread.

The point is either it isn't a "rumor" since it has already happened in OAG, or it should be properly attributed.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:24 pm

MIA-FRA was bound to fail, it was doing poorly for a while. Especially considering Air Berlins flights to TXL and DUS, more then enough OneWorld capacity to Germany.

Quoting C010T3 (Reply 23):
MIA-VCP is to remain seasonal

I'd like to think this will become year round once Brazil bounces back

Quoting behramjee (Reply 33):
I will put my money on daily MIA-JNB

This would be quite the step for AA considering they've always been the most cautious of the US3. Who knows, it's a new American.
 
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:42 pm

Quoting enilria (Reply 43):
The point is either it isn't a "rumor" since it has already happened in OAG, or it should be properly attributed.

Attributed to what? This weeks OAG thread was not the first thing to mention any of the route changes mentioned in this thread. They had already been brought up prior.
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Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:51 pm

Quoting irishayes (Reply 41):

The DFWAUH possibility would be very interesting if considered, mostly because to me, it would seem like it would infringe on the relationship between AA and QR.

There seems to be some speculation that the reason why AA dropped TLV was because of QR. I cannot see how AA adding AUH from DFW would sit well with OneWorld, but who knows, seems like anything can happen.

I realize you weren't the first mention in this thread, but the DFW-AUH "possibility" arose in a CAPA report about a year ago, maybe more, that made its way onto a thread here that mentioned AA had studied DFW-AUH at 4x weekly 77W. Any further speculation or findings from other sources likely stemmed from that same CAPA report. Personally, I think DFW-AUH at 4x weekly would be a dumb move on AA's part since they already have a partner on the route who can increase frequencies at marginal cost and perhaps increase crew efficiency by not having them spend all of that time in Dallas. For AA to start frequencies that would fill out demand(ie, put a larger aircraft on the four days that EY deemed unfavorable) and incur a bunch of fixed costs of opening a station seems like an irresponsible use of funds. Then again, Parker is all about "investment" routes into Chinese markets, so who knows. I think MIA-AUH is probably more likely from a coverage standpoint.

The QR bit with Tel Aviv goes back to an Israeli news article that was, again, posted on these forums. I hardly think AA would surrender to QR's wishes in a market that they can't serve, and if they could, given directional flow that traffic would be lower yielding. It's not like AA turned around the next day and announced that they were going to launch CLT-DOH with that same 332 to feed QR. QR may be big, but AA is bigger and wouldn't just drop a route in order to appease a partner with whom they have no JV. If that were the case, BA and IB would have also dropped TLV.

For new routes, my hunch is AKL and CPT/JNB, from LAX and MIA respectively.
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:52 pm

Quoting enilria (Reply 43):

The point is either it isn't a "rumor" since it has already happened in OAG, or it should be properly attributed.

The flight is currently unavailable for booking upto Sep 6th 2016, the last date for which AA is selling tickets today. Thus there are two possibilites here, neither of which OAG or the poster of OAG updates know for sure - either the route is permanently cancelled or it is becoming seasonal coming back sometime in early Northern Winter. The rumor is that it will be seasonal rather than cancelled. You can always look up a dictionary if you are unsure of the meaning of the word rumor.
 
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:57 pm

Quoting RemoFlyer (Reply 14):
LAX is too far for a 77W

Tell that to EK who flew the 77W on DXB-LAX-DXB for years until it went A380.
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RE: AA Cancels MIA FRA, MIA VCP, Adds One JFK LHR,

Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:58 pm

Quoting AA767400 (Reply 34):
Wasn't CWB also the airport with a shorter runway, making the return to MIA unfeasible?

Yes, the runway is too short and the altitude makes everything even more difficult.

Quoting AA767400 (Reply 34):
it's a safe bet Azul hasn't done much damage with it's U.S. flights.

It has alright! Azul began increasing capacity during the market downturn, which initiated a race to the bottom for the whole market. Nowadays you're able to book Brazil-US-Brazil cheaper than transcons in the US if you pay attention.

Quoting enilria (Reply 43):
The point is either it isn't a "rumor" since it has already happened in OAG, or it should be properly attributed.

Well, then attributed to the following thread:

AA Turns VCP Into Seasonal Destination (by AF086 Oct 8 2015 in Civil Aviation)

I don't think the OP is wrong in treating the news of a seasonal MIA-VCP as a rumor. IMHO it's a cancellation for all intents and purposes until the Northern Winter 2016/17 schedule becomes visible. The economic crisis in Brazil is far from over and I pretty certain AA will revisit the scheduling decisions, slashing even more capacity to secondary Brazilian destinations.

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