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by jfklganyc
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why can't AA make JFK-MAN work but it can JFK-EDI? And also UA from ORD & IAD to MAN?
Replies: 113
Views: 8440

Re: Why can't AA make JFK-MAN work but it can JFK-EDI? And also UA from ORD & IAD to MAN?

There is enough feed and O and D at JFK for AA BA to make it work.

AA is realigning hubs at this point.

Dont expect EDI to be solid either. I believe it was previously tried in PHL and moved to JFK

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by jfklganyc
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why can't AA make JFK-MAN work but it can JFK-EDI? And also UA from ORD & IAD to MAN?
Replies: 113
Views: 8440

Re: Why can't AA make JFK-MAN work but it can JFK-EDI? And also UA from ORD & IAD to MAN?

Not sure. They were 1 of 2 flights to MAN when they stopped.

Surely it worked, right? Yet it didnt

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by jfklganyc
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is flying without a working PA system allowed by FAA?
Replies: 11
Views: 1768

Re: Is flying without a working PA system allowed by FAA?

It is.

It is an ugly
MEL though.

Involves using a Megaphone to
do PA announcements to pax

Most airlines try to fix that prior to departure

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by jfklganyc
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Air Italy doing?
Replies: 17
Views: 4676

Re: How is Air Italy doing?

I would think their business plan assumes AZ goes away. That may be a wild card, but if that happens, they become the defacto flag airline of Italy...hence the name change. I would imagine they are trying to build the operation and hold down the fort to wait AZ out. I also imagine they are hoping th...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 89
Views: 10557

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

JFK will look very different in a decade than it does now.

The airport is going to be built into a more unified, cohesive terminal system.

Delta JetBlue and AA/BA did submit plans to see who goes first.

There seems to be a bit of dispute over the T7 site

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by jfklganyc
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 89
Views: 10557

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

Let’s say 10x LAX 4x SFO 5x MIA 5x CLT 4x DCA Let’s say they bump up DFW and ORD just to keep their hands on some slots: 4x ORD 4x DFW Let’s say they bump up PHL with 4 rjs just to keep a few more 4x PHL And let’s keep a token 1 daily to partner hubs 1x LHR 1x BCN And CDG like they did in BOS for a...

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by jfklganyc
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension
Replies: 95
Views: 12886

Re: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension

Some of you boys better eat some crow! I called JFK DFW 4 daily on AA last week. I see AAs game at JFK. Sadly, many of you dont As for WN at LGB...B6 doesnt fly to DEN from LGB. I think B6 has been very clear about LGB. It is a loser...look for a pulldown to JFK BOS 1 or 2 daily each. And dont expe...

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by jfklganyc
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 89
Views: 10557

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

9w748capt wrote:
4x ORD-JFK and DFW-JFK? Which market would that be catering to exactly? With nearby PHL doing well I doubt AA needs to just slot squat at JFK. They're not going to fly routes like that just to burn money.


Check out today’s OAG update.

4 daily JFK DFW coming your way

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by jfklganyc
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension
Replies: 95
Views: 12886

Re: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension

Some of you boys better eat some crow! I called JFK DFW 4 daily on AA last week. I see AAs game at JFK. Sadly, many of you dont As for WN at LGB...B6 doesnt fly to DEN from LGB. I think B6 has been very clear about LGB. It is a loser...look for a pulldown to JFK BOS 1 or 2 daily each. And dont expec...

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by jfklganyc
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 692
Views: 88767

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

Geez, what's with everyone stealing regional jets these days? I mean, if you're going to do something as idiotic as steal a commercial plane at least go all in and grab something cool like an A380 or 787. . Would one person be able to take off and fly an A380 ? Sure...why not? If a plane is not par...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Round Headhouses
Replies: 32
Views: 2188

Round Headhouses

I am sitting here in the A concourse in SDQ looking at 5 gates of fun and thinking... For an av buff, is there anything cooler than a 1970s style round head house (concourse ending in a circle)? Realistically, they are totally impractical in today’s world...but that is what makes them so special! EW...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to the world
Replies: 65
Views: 6051

Re: DCA to the world

Dont worry silver line fans...we heard the same BS about Airtrain JFK when it was going up. Meanwhile, it is one of the busiest, if not busiest airport rail link in the country, operates 24/7 and JFK has gone from 30 mil to 60 mil pax a year since it opened while LGA has been pretty stagnant. It wil...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to the world
Replies: 65
Views: 6051

Re: DCA to the world

AA in DC runs into the same problem that US used to have at LGA...they dont have the long haul/international operation at IAD to go hand and hand with the restricted, close in airport. United in DC has the opposite problem. Or maybe it isnt a problem at all...maybe they both print money doing what t...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 89
Views: 10557

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

Why are you even trying with a post like that? Haha

But thank you!

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by jfklganyc
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC
Replies: 127
Views: 13508

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC

Especially during a slow month like October. October is not a slow month, after Summer and March it's the next biggest. If B6 doesn't have missions for their planes in October then God help em because they should be killing it in October. Dont know what airline industry you work for, but it is diff...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 89
Views: 10557

Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

Let’s say 10x LAX 4x SFO 5x MIA 5x CLT 4x DCA Let’s say they bump up DFW and ORD just to keep their hands on some slots: 4x ORD 4x DFW Let’s say they bump up PHL with 4 rjs just to keep a few more 4x PHL And let’s keep a token 1 daily to partner hubs 1x LHR 1x BCN And CDG like they did in BOS for a ...

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by jfklganyc
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did United ever fly JFK-MIA?
Replies: 21
Views: 3112

Re: Did United ever fly JFK-MIA?

They axed LGA MIA after 9/11 and started JFK MIA on a 767.

It was a weird move and didnt last all that long

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by jfklganyc
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC
Replies: 127
Views: 13508

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC

AA at JFK is toast.

All those west coast additions last year are now gone.

Den was never made for intl connections...it was a redeeye.

Perhaps most eye popping in this thread is B6 JFK BOS down to 3 daily.

Hub to hub? Lowest freq I have ever seen on the route.

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by jfklganyc
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why so many LAX Overhead Pics?
Replies: 21
Views: 4743

Why so many LAX Overhead Pics?

Just curious.

I assume a lot more VFR traffic thru SoCal Approach?

It just seems that there are way more LAX overhead shots on a.net than any other commercial airport.

Thoughts?

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by jfklganyc
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 26955

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

I believe we will see the 380 for BA at JFK down the road. You guys are assuming zero growth at two slotted airports over the next decade. Frequency is king. But replacing 10 flights with smaller equipment is a net loss. All while DL and Virgin are a solid #2 and Norwegian keeps adding LGW frequenci...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former TWA Slots at JFK?
Replies: 8
Views: 1323

Re: Former TWA Slots at JFK?

Right around that time JFK and LGA were unslotted briefly. JFK was also pretty quiet outside of the pm rush hour. Then 9/11 happened. They shut TWAs JFK operation in one day. It never resumed. Slots just werent a priority then. In subsequent years, AA wasted a billion dollars on the PAAlace T8...Whe...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TPA's runway 9-27
Replies: 15
Views: 1814

Re: TPA's runway 9-27

Actually 7 years ago.

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by jfklganyc
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak unveils new Acela Replacement livery
Replies: 47
Views: 2540

Re: Amtrak unveils new Acela Replacement livery

In fairness, the TSA and ATC Edcts becoming the norm on a daily basis and NYC ballooning traffic killed the shuttle. 1.5 new million people in NYC since 1980 without any meaningful infastructure investment will do that. Try to imagine quick TSA in early am in BOS or DCA, 35 min flight, landing at LG...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian and JetBlue Codeshare?
Replies: 7
Views: 1212

Re: Norwegian and JetBlue Codeshare?

Why wouldnt they codeshare or interline?

B6 already does it with a bunch of others from JFK...and many dont match sevice levels.

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by jfklganyc
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue taking over Marine Air Terminal in LGA
Replies: 85
Views: 18294

Re: JetBlue taking over Marine Air Terminal in LGA

It is being discussed in a thread about AA consolidating in CTB, giving DL the gates they need to consolidate. B6 doesn't get MAT to themselves, NK and F9 are moving too, and more gates doesn't equal more slots. That is incorrect information. Delta will take a net loss on gates. NK and F9 move into...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC - Puerto Rico Frequency Comparison
Replies: 5
Views: 1292

Re: NYC - Puerto Rico Frequency Comparison

Big hit if you look at OAG thread Interesting note MCO and JFK will have same frequency going forward. This gels with PR migration over last 20 years. Puerto Ricans do not come to NYC as much anymore...they go to Orlando. I fully expect the exodus to have a larger impact on Florida, and B6 seems to ...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA to Co-locate all flights to Terminal B in LGA in Nov 2017
Replies: 83
Views: 12662

Re: Rumor: AA to Co-locate all flights to Terminal B in LGA in Nov 2017

There is some news on this today.

Look for a press release shortly.

Big shuffle occurring in LGA next month

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by jfklganyc
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin - Spectacular farewell: AB7001 MIA-DUS steep turn over terminal
Replies: 127
Views: 30109

Re: Air Berlin - Spectacular farewell: AB7001 MIA-DUS steep turn over terminal

Pan Ams final request for a fly by in South America was denied. Never forget that.

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by jfklganyc
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 16491

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

No room in BOS JFK or FLL. Unless they take those 15 airbuses per year and put them in MCI PIT BNA STL etc, they really have no place to go. Out of their current hubs, I guess they could grow IAD. EWR SFO LAX all have room for a little growth DEN and IAH have the most room ORD Will have more room in...

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by jfklganyc
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 16491

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

There seems to be a pissing contest between 2 posters above with accusations of fake news. Just a fact check: Over the last year, B6 has been at or near the bottom for on time arrivals. That is not fake news. You just have to google DOT on time stats and read the report. There are a lot of reasons f...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 16491

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

This is a great merger and will happen in next few years: 1. Trump admin will allow it 2. UA gets back to JFK and while they will be bigger at EWR, they will start flying international from both airports plus the trans cons and Airbuses 3. They will quickly win support from New York's congressional ...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA to Co-locate all flights to Terminal B in LGA in Nov 2017
Replies: 83
Views: 12662

Re: Rumor: AA to Co-locate all flights to Terminal B in LGA in Nov 2017

Almost correct!

B6 and AS to MAT.

Delta to C/D

AA to Central Terminal

Mid November. I heard 11/12.

It has been in the works for a year.

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by jfklganyc
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Bastian: We Don't See a Drop in Demand in LAS
Replies: 19
Views: 3695

Re: DL Bastian: We Don't See a Drop in Demand in LAS

As a NYer witnessing post 9/11 life, there will be no drop in demand. I'd go as far to say there will be an increase in demand to the Mandalay Bay. I watched ground zero IMMEDIATELY become a tourist attraction. The Subway white boards in Times Square used to list in magic marker: -Macys 34/herald -C...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18
Replies: 49
Views: 7513

Re: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18

Gate use becomes more efficient. No need to keep more gates than necessary for a flight schedule especially at airports where gates are readily available.

I believe AS and VX moved to T7 at JFK for a combined operation yesterday

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by jfklganyc
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP
Replies: 49
Views: 6388

Re: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP

Bingo!

But as someone else pointed out, you will see some interesting adds here and there. SXM, STT, SJU are all on reduced service into the near future.

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by jfklganyc
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 682
Views: 169658

Re: Alitalia...How Much Longer?

Little more complicated.

This is a national airline when there arent supposed to be national airlines.

For Italy, in a convoluted way, Alitalia folding would be like LH folding to Germany or BA folding to Britain.

My bet, another bail out and AZ lives to see another day

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by jfklganyc
Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Wide-body Basing Plan
Replies: 23
Views: 5354

Re: AA's Wide-body Basing Plan

I see smaller AA at JFK going all 777 and ending all 767/757 flying. 767 and destinations will be gone from JFK if they can not get upgraded

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by jfklganyc
Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18
Replies: 49
Views: 7513

Re: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18

JayWings wrote:
KICT wrote:
How is April 25, 2018 "soon"?


For the 5th largest airline in the US, which previously had not specified when this would happen, that's soon.



I think post merger, they are still smaller than B6.

Puts them at #6...unless something has changed.

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by jfklganyc
Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is going on with Southwest at PBI?
Replies: 26
Views: 3314

Re: What is going on with Southwest at PBI?

PBI has one important market: NYC. Specifically, NYC Jewish population and NYC monied population WN doesnt touch that except for 2 daily to ISP. And that is the edge of the catchment area for said populations above. That is their failure. LGA EWR JFK HPN. That is where the year round demand is. The ...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA calls PHL the "Crown Jewel"
Replies: 116
Views: 19678

Re: AA calls PHL the "Crown Jewel"

AA JFK is toast. Sad.

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by jfklganyc
Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Princess Juliana Airport set to reopen October 6th
Replies: 153
Views: 27187

Re: Princess Juliana Airport set to reopen October 6th

B6 is cutting schedules to SXM STT and SJU through the winter.

I suspect the first of many airlines to do that

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by jfklganyc
Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest announces Saturday Seasonal LGA-PHX
Replies: 19
Views: 2513

Re: Southwest announces Saturday Seasonal LGA-PHX

Supreme Court ruled that it is very legal.

WN can serve PHX non stop from JFK 7 days a week...they choose not to.

They will quickly find (as US Air did) that you are wasting time in NYC if you dont.

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by jfklganyc
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest announces Saturday Seasonal LGA-PHX
Replies: 19
Views: 2513

Re: Southwest announces Saturday Seasonal LGA-PHX

Nah. Never worked. Even for airlines more established at LGA.

Delta tried California and so did ATA. Delta also tried SLC. All LGA Sat only services. All failed.

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by jfklganyc
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and FA Union
Replies: 77
Views: 10082

Re: JetBlue and FA Union

B6 is a prime takeover target with nowhere to expand paying substandard wages compared to competitors. This is a wise move for the rank and file. Really nowhere to expand? FLL and BOS are expanding well. As for the FAs it's really 50/50 personally I think they can hold off a union but if they used ...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and FA Union
Replies: 77
Views: 10082

Re: JetBlue and FA Union

KICT wrote:
B6 is a prime takeover target with nowhere to expand paying substandard wages compared to competitors. This is a wise move for the rank and file.



Man are you spot on! 100% accurate assessment.

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by jfklganyc
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways coming to MCI?
Replies: 42
Views: 6824

Re: British Airways coming to KCI?

Welcome to new poster!

Can we change thread title to MCI instead of KCI?

I know local, non aviation people use OIA for Orlando, KCI for Kansas City etc...but on here it just seems off.

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by jfklganyc
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?
Replies: 71
Views: 10037

Re: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?

not sure about that. AS with its current offering can't really challenge UA for premium flyers in bay area. It challenges WN as the Californian local carrier of choice. And with AS program downgrading since AA/DL/AM are no longer partners airlines and KE/AF/KL likely leaving also, I just don't see ...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to axe NRT-GUM
Replies: 86
Views: 14708

Re: Delta to axe NRT-GUM

NW would have kept NRT intact as a standalone. They had nothing else. You have to understand, mergers made hubs redundant. We see it in the US all the time. No doubt STL was "marginal" for TW compared to UA at ORD, but it was all they had and it wasn't going anywhere. No one on here can se...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will SAT have its day?
Replies: 51
Views: 4553

Re: When will SAT have its day?

AT&T was HQd in a stunning skyscraper at 550 Madison Ave for years. HQ moves are about costs and logistics not city viability.

San Antonio suffers from close proximity to AUS. AUS being a hip, chic, and growing city.

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by jfklganyc
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?
Replies: 59
Views: 7269

Re: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?

Delta is pretty small at MCO compared to the good old days :) That whole Airside was theirs sans a few international operators. Plus the Comair operation. MCO became a low cost haven and the rest is history. DL Express, Metro Jet, Song, Co Lite...there were various build ups in Orlando and pull down...

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