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OAG Changes 12/8/2011:AA/DL/F9/NK/UA  
User currently offlineenilria From Canada, joined Feb 2008, 7045 posts, RR: 13
Posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 7929 times:

INSTRUCTIONS

WHAT IS THIS REPORT?
This compares what is for sale THIS WEEK for the stated period versus what was for sale LAST WEEK...It does NOT compare to last year or now (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED).

HOW DO I READ IT?
XXX-YYY DEC 4>5 JAN 4>5 ; means that the listed airline changed the frequency between the two airports to add from 4 to 5 roundtrips in December and January. No other months were changed. I only list one direction, although it is possible the listed change is only one way. It is too difficult to average the two directions. I assume the change is roundtrip and that is most often the case.

HOW ARE THE DAILY DEPARTURES CALCULATED?
This report uses total operations for the month listed, divided over the days in the month.

WHAT ARE THE FRACTIONAL FLIGHTS?
Non-daily operations create fractional weekly service. In most cases flights are rounded, but in the case of international service or markets with low frequency, fractions are shown. If a flight operated 5 days out of 7, it would show 0.8 flights.

WHY ARE THERE WEIRD FREQUENCIES IN FAR AWAY MONTHS FOR LCCs?
Most airlines publish schedules 11 months in advance. This report covers the next 9 months. That avoids seeing schedules as they are loaded. Several LCCs load their schedules less than 9 months into the future. Their schedules may also end mid-month. If B6 loads their schedule until Jan15, all flights in Janaury will show half frequency because of the way the report is created.

WHY IS A WHOLE AIRLINE'S SCHEDULE SHOWN AS CHANGING FOR A FUTURE MONTH?
Similarly to the previous question, some airlines load their schedule from nothing inside the 9 month window of this report. When their schedule is extended it will show as new service because there was no previous schedule to compare to. In some instances I will show a more valid comparison against another period.

THOSE FLIGHTS AREN'T DELTA, THEY ARE PINNACLE
This report only shows the marketing code. It is too complicated to show all the operators.

THE FREQUENCIES MAY HAVE CHANGED AS YOU SHOW, BUT THE SEATS DIDNT CHANGE BECAUSE OF EQUIPMENT SWAPS
That is a natural weakness of a frequency based report, but it provides something to discuss below.

THE FREQUENCY DOESN'T SHOW A CHANGE, E.G. 4>4
This happens as a result of rounding. There is a change in service that is large enough to be listed, but through rounding it does not appear.

I marked some of the ones I thought were interesting with an "*".

9K SJU-EIS MAY 7>8 JUN 7>8
9K SJU-STT MAY 9>8
9K SJU-STX MAY 8>6 JUN 8>7
9K SJU-VQS MAY 8>7 JUN 8>7
9K STT-SJU MAY 9>8
9K STX-SJU MAY 8>6 JUN 8>7
9K VQS-SJU MAY 8>7

*AA BOS-CDG APR 0.9>0
AA BOS-LHR APR 3>2
AA DFW-ASE AUG 1.0>0.6
AA DFW-BNA JAN 7>6
AA DFW-BZE APR 1.1>1.0 MAY 1.1>1.0
AA DFW-CLT JAN 6>5
AA DFW-EWR JAN 6>5
*AA DFW-FAY FEB 1.6>0.4 MAR 1.6>0 APR 1.9>0 MAY 1.9>0 JUN 1.8>0 JUL 1.9>0 AUG 1.9>0
AA DFW-MSP JAN 6>5
AA DFW-MSY JAN 6>5
AA DFW-PHL JAN 6>5
AA DFW-SAN JAN 9>8
AA DFW-SAT JAN 15>14
AA DFW-SCL JAN 1.4>1.1 FEB 1.5>1.4
AA DFW-SFO JAN 11>10
*AA JFK-BCN APR 1.5>1.0 MAY 1.5>1.0 JUN 1.6>1.0 JUL 1.5>1.0 AUG 1.6>1.0
AA JFK-CDG JAN 1.7>1.3
AA JFK-MAD JAN 1.0>0.9
*AA JFK-PLS APR 1.0>0.1 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0
*AA JFK-PUJ APR 1.0>0.1 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0.6
*AA JFK-SJO APR 1.0>0.0 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0
*AA JFK-SXM APR 0.5>0.1 MAY 0.4>0 JUN 0.4>0 JUL 0.4>0 AUG 0.4>0
AA LAX-ASE AUG 1.0>0.6
*AA LAX-BOI FEB 1.9>0.5 MAR 1.8>0 APR 2>0 MAY 2>0 JUN 2>0 JUL 2>0 AUG 2>0
AA LAX-JFK JAN 10>9
*AA LAX-SJU JAN 0.2>0
AA LAX-SLC APR 3>4 MAY 2>3 JUN 2>3 JUL 2>3 AUG 2>3
AA LGA-STL JAN 4>3
AA MIA-CNF APR 0.6>0.4 MAY 0.6>0.5 JUN 0.6>0.7 JUL 0.6>1.0 AUG 0.5>0.8
AA MIA-IND MAY 3>2 JUN 3>2 JUL 3>2 AUG 3>2
AA MIA-LIR APR 1.0>0.9 MAY 1.0>0.8 JUN 1.0>0.9 JUL 1.0>0.9 AUG 1.0>0.8
AA ORD-BOS JAN 8>7
AA ORD-DEL APR 1.0>0.8 MAY 1.0>0.9
AA ORD-RDU JAN 5>4
AA ORD-SJC JAN 2.0>1.2
*AA ORD-YYC FEB 1.0>0.3 MAR 1.0>0 APR 1.0>0 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0

AM FAT-GDL JAN 1.0>0.7
AM LAS-MEX JAN 3>2
AM MIA-MEX JAN 5>4
AM ONT-GDL JAN 1.0>0.7 FEB 1.0>0.9
AM ORD-MTY JAN 0.7>0.3
AM ORD-ZCL FEB 0.4>0.3
AM SFO-GDL MAR 0.4>0.1 APR 0.4>0.2 MAY 0.4>0.1 JUN 0.4>0.1 JUL 0.4>0.2 AUG 0.4>0.1
AM SMF-GDL JAN 1.0>0.8

AS LAX-PVR APR 2.0>1.5 MAY 1.4>1.3
AS SEA-LGB JAN 4>3 FEB 4>3

CA SPN-PEK JAN 0.3>0 FEB 0.3>0 MAR 0.2>0

CO EWR-PVR MAR 0.3>0.5
CO IAH-MZT MAR 1.0>0.7
CO IAH-PBC MAR 1.0>1.4
CO IAH-RTB MAR 1.0>1.2
CO IAH-SJU MAR 1.2>1.3
CO IAH-SLP MAR 1.2>2.0
CO IAH-SLW MAR 0.9>1.0
CO IAH-TAM MAR 1.2>1.5
CO IAH-VSA MAR 1.2>1.4
CO SFO-LAS APR 1.9>0.9

DL ATL-BMI MAY 5>4 JUN 5>4 JUL 5>4 AUG 5>4
*DL ATL-CDG JUN 2>1.0 JUL 2>1.0 AUG 2>1.0
DL ATL-VCE JUN 1.0>0.6 JUL 1.0>0.6 AUG 1.0>0.5
DL DTW-CVG MAR 5>6
DL DTW-HKG APR 0.7>0.5
DL DTW-ICN APR 1.0>0.7
DL DTW-PEK APR 0.7>0.6
DL DVL-MSP JAN 1.0>0.7 FEB 1.0>0.8
DL IMT-MSP JAN 1.0>0.7 FEB 1.0>0.8
DL JFK-FCO JUN 2>1.4 JUL 2>1.4 AUG 2>1.4
DL JFK-PSA MAY 0>0.2 JUN 0.9>0.6 JUL 0.9>0.6 AUG 0.8>0.6
Not even daily in the Summer now
*DL MEM-AMS MAR 0.7>0.6 APR 1.0>0.6 MAY 1.0>0.6 JUN 1.0>0.5 JUL 1.0>0.6 AUG 1.0>0.6
DL MEM-PNS JUN 3>1.8 JUL 3>1.9
DL PIT-CDG APR 0.6>0.7 MAY 0.6>0.7 JUN 0.6>0.7 JUL 0.5>0.7 AUG 0.6>0.7
DL SEA-AMS JUN 2>1.9 JUL 2>1.9 AUG 2>1.8

ET IAD-ADD FEB 1.0>0.8 MAR 1.0>0.7 APR 1.0>0.9

F9 continues to waste away
F9 DEN-BNA MAR 3>2 APR 3>2 MAY 3>2 JUN 3>2 JUL 0.8>0.6
F9 DEN-CZM MAR 0.5>0.2 APR 0.4>0.1
F9 DEN-HOU MAR 3>1.8 APR 3>1.9 MAY 3>1.9 JUN 3>1.8 JUL 0.8>0.5
F9 DEN-LAX MAY 6>5 JUN 6>5
F9 DEN-SEA MAR 3>4

IG JFK-NAP JUN 0>0.1 JUL 0>0.3 AUG 0>0.3
IG JFK-PMO JUN 0>0.1 JUL 0>0.3 AUG 0>0.3

K5 BFI-PDX JAN 5>4 FEB 5>4 MAR 5>4
K5 DAL-ELD JAN 0.9>1.7 FEB 0.9>1.8 MAR 0.8>1.7
K5 DAL-HOT JAN 1.7>0.9 FEB 1.8>0.9 MAR 1.7>0.8
K5 ELD-HOT JAN 0>0.9 FEB 0>0.9 MAR 0>0.8

KE LAX-ICN FEB 4>3 MAR 4>3
KE ORD-ICN FEB 1.5>1.0 MAR 1.4>1.0 APR 1.4>1.0 MAY 1.5>1.0 JUN 1.4>1.0 JUL 1.4>1.0 AUG 1.4>1.0

LJ GUM-ICN JAN 1.0>1.3 FEB 1.0>1.3

MU LAX-PVG JAN 1.0>0 FEB 1.0>0 MAR 1.0>0.7

NH HNL-HND JUN 0>1.0 JUL 0>1.0 AUG 0>1.0

NK ACY-TPA MAR 1.5>1.0
*NK ATL-DFW FEB 0>0.8 MAR 0>1.0 APR 0>1.0 MAY 0>1.0 JUN 0>1.0 JUL 0>1.0 AUG 0>1.0
*NK AZA-DFW APR 0>1.0 MAY 0>1.0 JUN 0>1.0 JUL 0>1.0 AUG 0>1.0
*NK AZA-LAS FEB 0>1.5 MAR 0>2 APR 0>2 MAY 0>2 JUN 0>2 JUL 0>2 AUG 0>2
*NK BOS-DFW APR 0>1.0 MAY 0>1.0 JUN 0>1.0 JUL 0>1.0 AUG 0>1.0
*NK DFW-LGA FEB 0>0.8 MAR 0>1.0 APR 0>1.0 MAY 0>1.0 JUN 0>1.0 JUL 0>1.0 AUG 0>1.0
*NK DFW-MCO APR 0>1.0 MAY 0>1.0 JUN 0>1.0 JUL 0>1.0 AUG 0>1.0
NK DTW-LGA FEB 4>3 MAR 3>2 APR 3>2 MAY 3>2 JUN 3>2 JUL 3>2 AUG 3>2
NK DTW-MCO FEB 1.0>1.8
NK DTW-ORD FEB 3>1.3 MAR 2>1.0 APR 2>1.0
NK DTW-TPA FEB 1.0>1.8
NK FLL-PAP FEB 1.0>0.9 MAR 1.0>0.9 APR 1.0>0.8
NK FLL-SJU MAR 3>2 APR 3>2
NK FLL-TPA MAR 1.5>1.0
NK LAS-LAX MAR 5>4 APR 5>4
NK LAS-OAK MAR 3>2 APR 3>2
NK LAS-SAN MAR 3>2 APR 3>2

OZ CLE-LAX APR 0>0.9

SS MIA-ORY JAN 0.6>0.5 FEB 0.6>0.5

TS FLL-YYZ MAR 0.9>0.7 APR 0.9>0.7

UA DEN-CUN MAY 0.4>0.7
UA DEN-GCC MAR 2>3 APR 2>3 MAY 2>3 JUN 2>3 JUL 2>3 AUG 2>3
UA DEN-PVR APR 0.6>0.4
UA IAD-CUN MAY 0.4>0.5
UA IAD-DME MAY 0.9>0.7
UA ORD-CUN MAR 1.8>1.9
UA ORD-MBJ MAR 0.2>0.3 APR 0>0.1
UA SFO-AUS MAY 3>4 JUN 3>4 JUL 3>4 AUG 3>4

UP FLL-FPO APR 1.3>1.7 MAY 1.3>1.7 JUN 1.5>1.7

US CLT-PDX MAY 0.3>0.9
US PHL-BOS MAR 18>17
US PHL-PDX MAY 0.3>0.9
US PHX-TUS MAR 11>10

Increases, lower risk than adding cities...
VX BOS-SFO MAR 2>3 APR 2>3
VX LAS-SFO MAR 7>8 APR 6>8 MAY 6>8 JUN 6>8 JUL 6>8 AUG 6>8
VX LAX-SFO MAR 7>8 APR 7>8 MAY 7>8 JUN 7>8 JUL 7>8 AUG 7>8

Y4 LAS-GDL JAN 1.8>1.7 FEB 1.9>1.3 MAR 1.9>1.3 APR 1.9>1.3 MAY 1.8>1.3 JUN 1.9>1.3 JUL 1.8>1.3 AUG 1.9>1.3
Y4 LAS-MEX JAN 1.0>1.1
Y4 LAX-MEX JAN 1.0>1.2
Y4 MDW-GDL JAN 1.0>1.2
Y4 MDW-MEX JAN 1.0>0.8 FEB 1.0>0.6 MAR 1.0>0.6 APR 1.0>0.6 MAY 1.0>0.5 JUN 1.0>0.6 JUL 1.0>0.5 AUG 1.0>0.6
Y4 MDW-MLM JAN 0.7>0.6 FEB 0.8>0.3 MAR 0.7>0.3 APR 0.7>0.3 MAY 0.7>0.3 JUN 0.7>0.3 JUL 0.7>0.3 AUG 0.7>0.3
Y4 OAK-GDL JAN 2>1.6 FEB 3>1.6 MAR 2>1.5 APR 2>1.6 MAY 2>1.5 JUN 2>1.6 JUL 2>1.6 AUG 2>1.5
Y4 OAK-MEX JAN 0.8>0.6 FEB 0.9>0.6 MAR 0.9>0.6 APR 0.8>0.6 MAY 0.9>0.5 JUN 0.9>0.6 JUL 0.8>0.6 AUG 0.9>0.5
Y4 SAN-GDL JAN 1.0>0.7
Y4 SAN-MEX JAN 1.0>0.7

ZK DEN-GCK JAN 4>5 FEB 4>5 MAR 4>5 APR 4>5 MAY 4>5 JUN 4>5 JUL 4>5 AUG 4>5

31 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlinejfklganyc From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 3390 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 7877 times:

Looks like AA is really pulling down JFK.

User currently offlineERJ170 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 6756 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 7762 times:

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
AA ORD-RDU JAN 5>4

OMG! I just check this out.. 1 MD80, 1 CR7, and 2 ER4! REALLY! What in the world are they thinking! They are already bare thin right now. Here's hoping United puts 4x 319/320 on the route to pick up the slack.

Or perhaps Delta will come in and offer 3x E70/CR9 service and pick up more business travelers that AA seems to be letting go..

either kinda way, poor AA..



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User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8288 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 7735 times:
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Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
*AA JFK-BCN APR 1.5>1.0 MAY 1.5>1.0 JUN 1.6>1.0 JUL 1.5>1.0 AUG 1.6>1.0
AA JFK-CDG JAN 1.7>1.3
AA JFK-MAD JAN 1.0>0.9
*AA JFK-PLS APR 1.0>0.1 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0
*AA JFK-PUJ APR 1.0>0.1 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0.6
*AA JFK-SJO APR 1.0>0.0 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0
*AA JFK-SXM APR 0.5>0.1 MAY 0.4>0 JUN 0.4>0 JUL 0.4>0 AUG 0.4>0
Quoting jfklganyc (Reply 1):
Looks like AA is really pulling down JFK.

AA is readjusting their non-LHR schedule to Europe. The Caribean has to be pulling back the schedule for the slow summer season.


User currently offlineslcdeltarumd11 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 3364 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 7664 times:

The question is will this be the last summer ofMEM-AMS? June July and August are pretty much prime time to europe and they are slashing. This flight cant be downsized anymore

User currently offlineclemsonaj From United States of America, joined Aug 2009, 269 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 7585 times:

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
*DL ATL-CDG JUN 2>1.0 JUL 2>1.0 AUG 2>1.0

Could this be in response to AF flying the A380 to ATL in the summer?

Edit to say: Should have said that this might be an indication that AF intends to use the A380's capacity in the summer to ATL, not to make it seem as though I have some evidence that AF is indeed using the A380 to ATL.

[Edited 2011-12-07 07:23:34]

User currently offlineScottB From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 6712 posts, RR: 32
Reply 6, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 7166 times:

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
*AA BOS-CDG APR 0.9>0

I'll be astonished if this returns next summer (although I was wrong about summer 2011) with AA having slashed virtually all non-hub flying from BOS. There's no connecting feed at either end apart from overflow from the other hubs.

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
AA BOS-LHR APR 3>2

IMO it makes little sense for AA & BA to both offer daytime services eastbound with departure times only 40 minutes apart. Subject to available aircraft, BA could upgauge the morning departure to a 744.

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
NK LAS-LAX MAR 5>4 APR 5>4
NK LAS-OAK MAR 3>2 APR 3>2
NK LAS-SAN MAR 3>2 APR 3>2

I find it interesting that NK is reducing these markets from LAS so soon after jumping in.

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
F9 DEN-BNA MAR 3>2 APR 3>2 MAY 3>2 JUN 3>2 JUL 0.8>0.6
F9 DEN-HOU MAR 3>1.8 APR 3>1.9 MAY 3>1.9 JUN 3>1.8 JUL 0.8>0.5

Two dailies to both HOU and BNA simply will not be competitive with the rest of the service in these markets.

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
*AA JFK-PLS APR 1.0>0.1 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0
*AA JFK-PUJ APR 1.0>0.1 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0.6
*AA JFK-SJO APR 1.0>0.0 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0
*AA JFK-SXM APR 0.5>0.1 MAY 0.4>0 JUN 0.4>0 JUL 0.4>0 AUG 0.4>0

Ultimately, I can see AA reducing JFK to hubs & intercontinental service with a comprehensive codeshare with B6 for other domestic destinations and the Caribbean.


User currently offlinepanamair From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 4877 posts, RR: 25
Reply 7, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 6896 times:
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Quoting clemsonaj (Reply 5):
Edit to say: Should have said that this might be an indication that AF intends to use the A380's capacity in the summer to ATL, not to make it seem as though I have some evidence that AF is indeed using the A380 to ATL.

Currently, the schedules for summer 2012 are showing 1 DL 763 and 2 AF 772s on ATL-CDG.


User currently offlineizbtmnhd From United States of America, joined Aug 2010, 253 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 6593 times:

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
OZ CLE-LAX APR 0>0.9

Thanks for the updates

That being said, WTH is this? Mistype or misfile?


User currently offlineBoeingGuy From United States of America, joined Dec 2010, 2997 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 6571 times:

Quoting izbtmnhd (Reply 8):
Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
OZ CLE-LAX APR 0>0.9

Thanks for the updates

That being said, WTH is this? Mistype or misfile?

I'm sure code share with UA/CO.


User currently offlineFURUREFA From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 801 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 6571 times:

Quoting izbtmnhd (Reply 8):
That being said, WTH is this? Mistype or misfile?

Usually a code-share misfile.


User currently offlineSouthernDC9 From United States of America, joined Mar 2011, 416 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 6505 times:

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
*DL MEM-AMS MAR 0.7>0.6 APR 1.0>0.6 MAY 1.0>0.6 JUN 1.0>0.5 JUL 1.0>0.6 AUG 1.0>0.6

Hate to say it but this flight has really stopped making sense - the O&D traffic for Amsterdam and points beyond can't possibly be enough to justify even a not-daily flight, and at this point there's very little feed into MEM for this or any other flight, and even less from cities that can't just as easily go through ATL or elsewhere.

Is it melodramatic or overstatement to say that when this flight goes away the MEM hub is officially, 100% "Delta has left the hub building" done for?

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
OZ CLE-LAX APR 0>0.9

Perhaps the Wizard is launching daily flights via hot air balloon to counter the Wicked Witch of the West's no-frills broomstick service? Or maybe it's a flight with self-help doctor on board? Who knows...



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User currently onlinemke717spotter From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 2443 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 6428 times:

Don't know if this has been mentioned elsewhere, but WN is adding seasonal BWI-TUS service that will run from February to April.

[Edited 2011-12-07 12:26:38]


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User currently onlineatrude777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5692 posts, RR: 52
Reply 13, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 6389 times:

Quoting mke717spotter (Reply 12):
Don't know if this has been mentioned elsewhere, but WN is adding seasonal BWI-TUS service that will run from February to April.
WN-New Seasonal Service (by atrude777 Dec 7 2011 in Civil Aviation)

Posted about the same time!



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User currently offlinewhatusaid From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 661 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 6250 times:

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
AM FAT-GDL JAN 1.0>0.7
AM LAS-MEX JAN 3>2
AM MIA-MEX JAN 5>4
AM ONT-GDL JAN 1.0>0.7 FEB 1.0>0.9
AM ORD-MTY JAN 0.7>0.3
AM ORD-ZCL FEB 0.4>0.3
AM SFO-GDL MAR 0.4>0.1 APR 0.4>0.2 MAY 0.4>0.1 JUN 0.4>0.1 JUL 0.4>0.2 AUG 0.4>0.1
AM SMF-GDL JAN 1.0>0.8

Trimming FAT-GDL in January makes sense. Numbers in January and February are always miserable. That Y4 didn't cut might confirm what I've heard, that after a slow start Y4 is now the leader in the market. October numbers were the 3rd best since the service to GDL restarted in April, even though AM was X2.


User currently offlineenilria From Canada, joined Feb 2008, 7045 posts, RR: 13
Reply 15, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 6250 times:

Quoting jfklganyc (Reply 1):
Looks like AA is really pulling down JFK.

Well, IMHO they are mostly eliminating overflying of MIA from JFK. I don't know if those flights flew last Summer. I don't think it is meaningful. I think the ERJ markets drops are more filled with future foreboding, but there are lots of ways to read the tea leaves.

Quoting slcdeltarumd11 (Reply 4):
This flight cant be downsized anymore

flight=hub

Quoting clemsonaj (Reply 5):
Could this be in response to AF flying the A380 to ATL in the summer?

I think it is interesting that DTW gained a CDG flight and ATL lost one.

Quoting ScottB (Reply 6):
Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
AA BOS-LHR APR 3>2

IMO it makes little sense for AA & BA to both offer daytime services eastbound

DL must be very happy.

Quoting ScottB (Reply 6):
I find it interesting that NK is reducing these markets from LAS so soon after jumping in.

Shocking really. Time to move on to next week's focus city. They already announced a crew base out there!

Quoting ScottB (Reply 6):
Two dailies to both HOU and BNA simply will not be competitive with the rest of the service in these markets.

True

Quoting ScottB (Reply 6):
Ultimately, I can see AA reducing JFK to hubs & intercontinental service with a comprehensive codeshare with B6 for other domestic destinations and the Caribbean.

Maybe, but I still think ORD is the bulk of their losses.

Quoting izbtmnhd (Reply 8):
Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
OZ CLE-LAX APR 0>0.9

Thanks for the updates

That being said, WTH is this? Mistype or misfile?
Quoting FURUREFA (Reply 10):
Usually a code-share misfile.

Yeah, there is a "suppression" code that is supposed to designate duplicates from "parent" flights. That one was marked in their filing as a parent mistakenly I'm sure.

Quoting SouthernDC9 (Reply 11):
Is it melodramatic or overstatement to say that when this flight goes away the MEM hub is officially, 100% "Delta has left the hub building" done for?

Instead of "Delta has left the building", I'd say "James Brown is dead". LOL  


User currently offlinejfklganyc From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 3390 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 6176 times:

"Ultimately, I can see AA reducing JFK to hubs & intercontinental service with a comprehensive codeshare with B6 for other domestic destinations and the Caribbean."

Really?

It's a cornerstone (1 or only 5) with a billion dollar, brand new terminal.

That would be a real mess if they did.


User currently onlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5008 posts, RR: 21
Reply 17, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 6152 times:

Quoting jfklganyc (Reply 16):


That would be a real mess if they did.

We'll probably see some new markets or frequencies added elsewhere, I can't imagine AA giving up any JFK slots.



Next Up: STL-LGA-RIC-ATL-STL
User currently offlineScottB From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 6712 posts, RR: 32
Reply 18, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 6133 times:

Quoting jfklganyc (Reply 16):
Really?

It's a cornerstone (1 or only 5) with a billion dollar, brand new terminal.

That would be a real mess if they did.

And yet bankruptcy is the ideal opportunity to walk away from an expensive facility which may not be able to make money.


User currently offlineFlyguy89 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 1901 posts, RR: 9
Reply 19, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 6069 times:

Quoting enilria (Reply 15):
Quoting ScottB (Reply 6):
I find it interesting that NK is reducing these markets from LAS so soon after jumping in.

Shocking really. Time to move on to next week's focus city. They already announced a crew base out there!

It could be nothing, but if this indeed is a permanent schedule down-gauge I wouldn't be surprised....I don't think their product is well-received. Some one correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't their customer retention rate extremely low? It seems like they've stagnated at FLL and it seems to me the typical narrative for them is that they do well out of the gate when they start flights, but once people get over the $19 fares and realize they pretty much have to pay for everything else, they prefer to just go with the other carriers and not have to deal with the stress of what "a la cart" services they'll have to pay for.

I've always been skeptical of they're FR-like plan, I just don't think there is the stomach for it in the US as much as people already complain about the extras the legacies charge for, just my opinion though.

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
DL PIT-CDG APR 0.6>0.7 MAY 0.6>0.7 JUN 0.6>0.7 JUL 0.5>0.7 AUG 0.6>0.7

Gotta hand it to DL, they seem genuinely interested in making this route work.

Quoting enilria (Thread starter):
*DL MEM-AMS MAR 0.7>0.6 APR 1.0>0.6 MAY 1.0>0.6 JUN 1.0>0.5 JUL 1.0>0.6 AUG 1.0>0.6

Sad to see this route struggle, but there's hardly any business case for a flight between MEM and AMS without a lot of feed on the MEM end. It makes me wonder why MEM, for the decades that they have been a hub, didn't capitalize on their status more in bringing business to the area and growing the city like CLT.


User currently offlinebobnwa From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 6449 posts, RR: 9
Reply 20, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 5984 times:

Quoting SouthernDC9 (Reply 11):
Hate to say it but this flight has really stopped making sense - the O&D traffic for Amsterdam and points beyond can't possibly be enough to justify even a not-daily

[What figures are you looking at that indicate this flight has"really stopped making sense". The flight is doing just as well as it has ever done for the past many years.


User currently offlineSouthernDC9 From United States of America, joined Mar 2011, 416 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 5753 times:

Quoting bobnwa (Reply 20):
[What figures are you looking at that indicate this flight has"really stopped making sense". The flight is doing just as well as it has ever done for the past many years.

I have impeccable intuition, I for one have no use for numbers, as I've said at least 100 times numbers are overrated, 60% of Americans agree with me.

If the flight is such a performer thank goodness they're scaling it back, I like airlines that play a little hard to get.



What does AA/US merger mean for CLT/JFK/PHX/North America/Southern Hemisphere/God's Plan for the Universe
User currently offlinebobnwa From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 6449 posts, RR: 9
Reply 22, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 5508 times:

Quoting SouthernDC9 (Reply 21):
I have impeccable intuition, I for one have no use for numbers, as I've said at least 100 times numbers are overrated, 60% of Americans agree with me.



How have you determined that 60% of Americans agree with you. Must be wonderful to be impeccable.I know the Pope is supposed to be infallible, but you seem to best him. Please give us some predictions based on tha wonderful intuition you have.


User currently offlineCIDFlyer From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 2273 posts, RR: 3
Reply 23, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 4616 times:

perhaps the MEM-AMS flight is only going out on days when the hub has the most flights? Just looking at the schedule it seems MEM is kinda bare bones as far as flights go on Saturdays.

User currently offlineenilria From Canada, joined Feb 2008, 7045 posts, RR: 13
Reply 24, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 4541 times:

Quoting jfklganyc (Reply 16):
"Ultimately, I can see AA reducing JFK to hubs & intercontinental service with a comprehensive codeshare with B6 for other domestic destinations and the Caribbean."

Really?

It's a cornerstone (1 or only 5) with a billion dollar, brand new terminal.

That would be a real mess if they did.

I think AA hates DL much more than UA. I really do not see them surrendering anything to DL of consequence.

Quoting Flyguy89 (Reply 19):
I've always been skeptical of they're FR-like plan, I just don't think there is the stomach for it in the US as much as people already complain about the extras the legacies charge for, just my opinion though.

You make a good point about customer retention. You may be right.

Quoting SouthernDC9 (Reply 21):
If the flight is such a performer thank goodness they're scaling it back, I like airlines that play a little hard to get.

I enjoy sarcasm. I agree. Airlines tend to cut back unsuccessful flights.

Quoting bobnwa (Reply 20):
[What figures are you looking at that indicate this flight has"really stopped making sense". The flight is doing just as well as it has ever done for the past many years.

The flight has been over 80% connecting and they have shut most of the hub since last year. I'm hoping you are also practicing your sarcasm. Int'l O&D data can't be posted by federal law, so you will just have to trust me.


25 Cubsrule : Interesting, but sensible. DTW is a better location for many of the connections that flow over ATL to Europe. The joint venture hasn't done much to r
26 flyguy89 : If this were true, the flight would be operating daily during the peak travel months to Europe on an A333 instead of less-than-daily on a 763.
27 steeler83 : So was PIT to USAir a while back... At least JFK is an O&D gold mine tho, and I doubt AA will just walk away from that. JFK is still very much a
28 ckfred : Is AA bailing on ORD-YYC altogether? Or will it come back in the late fall with the flights to other ski destinations? And didn't AA sign an itnerline
29 Delta763 : I see about zero likelihood of this happening. Don't know what, if anything, would need to be done to make ATL "A380 ready" but I'm pretty sure they
30 ItalianFlyer : Could the NK reductions in LAS be to free up metal for the new AZA station and DFW buildup? I do not think they get new planes on the property until m
31 ScottB : It's certainly possible, but logically they wouldn't reduce successful markets to fund speculative new markets. That may be true. I think Europeans m
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