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by enilria
Thu May 24, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1754

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

I'll bite. What did Trump do, exactly? And how will it cure the $500 each way pricing in this market What the Administration did was produce what is basically a fake deal that forced DL into capitulation, because their issues were equally fake. So basically they left the USA-India non-stop market o...

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by enilria
Thu May 24, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1754

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Delta Air Lines says it will begin nonstop flights between the US and Mumbai, India, next year. This move will mark a return to India for Delta from where it withdrew in 2015 citing low profitability. "It is exciting to be able to announce Delta's return to India from the U.S. as part of our v...

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by enilria
Tue May 22, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK to go double daily EWR
Replies: 24
Views: 3721

Re: EK to go double daily EWR

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This is old news and a dupe thread

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by enilria
Mon May 21, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB
Replies: 51
Views: 9888

Re: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB

Ummmm, SAN-MMH was also dropped. (Was scheduled to begin seasonal, daily service beginning ~mid-Dec.) In fact, the MMH station will be shuttered when the LAX flight ends in December as SAN and LAX were the only two routes out of MMH. In fact, your thread title is incorrect since AS dropped 6 routes...

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by enilria
Mon May 21, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB
Replies: 51
Views: 9888

Re: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB

Thanks as usual enilria AA DFW-SJU OCT 1.9>1.0 NOV 2.0>1.0 DEC 2>1.4 AA MIA-SJU OCT 6>5 NOV 7>5 DEC 7>6 AA ORD-SJU OCT 0.9>0.5 AA PHL-SJU OCT 1.9>1.0 NOV 2.0>1.1 DEC 3>1.9 a lot of cuts to SJU. I guess adding back capacity is not going too great AA JFK-ANU NOV 0.7>0.1 DEC 0.8>0.5 AA JFK-BDA OCT 1.8...

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by enilria
Mon May 21, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB
Replies: 51
Views: 9888

Re: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB

In fact, your thread title is incorrect since AS dropped 6 routes (as discussed in the thread on the subject started yesterday.) bb In all due respect, Enilria provides a GREAT service to this board on Sunday's. As he has mentioned in the past, he does not get paid for this very popular thread, (th...

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by enilria
Mon May 21, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Scheduling Quirks: DL versus the rest
Replies: 17
Views: 2925

Re: Scheduling Quirks: DL versus the rest

Wow, you wrote a lot. Ok, the aircraft strategy has a lot to do with point of sale strength. If the market has strong local sales for an airline, you want mainline out in the morning and back in the evening because the heaviest traffic will be wanting to leave home in the morning and get back in the...

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by enilria
Sun May 20, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB
Replies: 51
Views: 9888

Re: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB

Vacation Express is using a Volaris 180 seat A320 for their MEM/CUN charter. This charter has increase air plane size on a regular basis. It begs the quesion that if Vacation Express found an 150 seater last season too small and bumped it up. When does a commercial airline decide that maybe they sh...

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by enilria
Sun May 20, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB
Replies: 51
Views: 9888

Re: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB

*AS EUG-SJC SEP 1.0>0 OCT 1.0>0 NOV 1.0>0 DEC 1.0>0 JAN 1.0>0 *AS LAX-MMH DEC 1.6>0 JAN 1.6>0 AS LAX-SJO SEP 0.4>0.6 OCT 0.5>0.6 *AS LAX-SUN JAN 1.0>0 *AS PDX-BLI SEP 1.0>0 OCT 1.0>0 NOV 1.0>0 DEC 1.0>0 JAN 1.0>0 *AS PDX-PSC SEP 1.0>0 OCT 1.0>0 NOV 0.9>0 DEC 0.8>0 JAN 0.9>0 AS SEA-PHX SEP 6>5 OCT 6...

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by enilria
Sun May 20, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB
Replies: 51
Views: 9888

Re: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB

grbauc wrote:
thank you has always.

gives me some sunday reading while i keep checking my Model 3 configuration for P AWD Options.

BMW? AWD is not as good as it seems if Winter is on your mind for the AWD.

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by enilria
Sun May 20, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB
Replies: 51
Views: 9888

OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB

FAQ WHAT IS THIS REPORT? This compares departures 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). THE SCHEDULES SHOWN HERE CHANGE AFTER YOU POST??? -To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change of...

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by enilria
Sat May 19, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Air Marshall arrests
Replies: 13
Views: 2029

Re: Air Marshall arrests

Not to go off topic, but do air marshalls fly on govt fares that prevent them from collecting miles? I'd be upset if I flew that much and couldn't benefit from a free flight now and then. They do not collect miles. They aren't even allowed to sleep or eat meals in many cases. They're fairly easy to...

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by enilria
Sat May 19, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH
Replies: 23
Views: 4838

Re: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH

Lufthansa is the Emirates of Europe! Lol. I’m growing tired of all this political BS. Deal with the cards you are dealt or incorporate where you can make the most money.

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by enilria
Thu May 17, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA seeks DOT approval to downgauge Cuba service to regional partners
Replies: 26
Views: 4388

Re: AA seeks DOT approval to downgauge Cuba service to regional partners

They should be given the authority with an automatic rebid when any other carrier proposes mainline.

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by enilria
Wed May 16, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 21669

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

But, to be fair, WOW is subsidized by...(wait thinking of something, uhhhhh...) Icelandic North Sea oil money!!!! How about that? That sounds good. Yikes! :eek: Their fare didn't even show up, as I only looked 3days out. But yeah, even more to the point, if they're going to suppress yields like tha...

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by enilria
Tue May 15, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 21669

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

Interesting article, although nothing specific. Seems like India NS from US might happen. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/14/delta-more-international-flights-coming-after-middle-east-airline-agreement.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo Absolutely nothing c...

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by enilria
Tue May 15, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13217

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Out of the remaining big players, GSK and AZ almost certainly have corporate contracts with AA/BA considering their UK roots and I am not sure about Merck. The Princeton and North Jersey area maintain a good share of Pharma offices (Merck, Pfizer, Novo Nordisk, Celgene, Sanofi, BMS, J&J, etc.) ...

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by enilria
Tue May 15, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 21669

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

Dieuwer wrote:
WOW Air has an introductory fare of $199 BOS-DEL ($398 r/t).

:shock:

But, to be fair, WOW is subsidized by...(wait thinking of something, uhhhhh...) Icelandic North Sea oil money!!!! How about that? That sounds good.

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by enilria
Tue May 15, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 21669

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

Why? The only thing that changed is the ME3 said they arent planning more routes via Europe. Delta makes it sound like they said they would not add more 5th Freedoms. That's not what the agreement says. It says they have no current plans to add more 5th Freedom routes. No difference between that an...

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by enilria
Tue May 15, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 21669

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

Interesting article, although nothing specific. Seems like India NS from US might happen. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/14/delta-more-international-flights-coming-after-middle-east-airline-agreement.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo Absolutely nothing c...

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by enilria
Tue May 15, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13217

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Basically, this means that low season transatlantic fares do not contribute to the comparative profitability of this flight. The aircraft would likely be more useful flying another section to a DL hub. As AA beefs up PHL transatlantic markets, there will be increasingly fewer pax interested in putt...

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by enilria
Mon May 14, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13217

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Wow, no Transatlantic connections via JFK? **DL JFK-PHL OCT 1.0>0 NOV 1.0>0 DEC 1.0>0 JAN 1.0>0 Basically, this means that low season transatlantic fares do not contribute to the comparative profitability of this flight. The aircraft would likely be more useful flying another section to a DL hub. A...

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by enilria
Mon May 14, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?
Replies: 71
Views: 11024

Re: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politics

Not really an answer to the question.

I see you took that extremely seriously.
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MartijnNL wrote:
enilria wrote:
Just google "politics"

The first hit yields this:
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politics

Not really an answer to the question.

I see you took that extremely seriously.

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by enilria
Mon May 14, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?
Replies: 71
Views: 11024

Re: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?

Just google "politics"

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by enilria
Mon May 14, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13217

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

DL on BOS-PHL is starting off just like B6 with no AM flight out of PHL until 9am. I realize they are going for the Boston originating passenger, but it's not business friendly at all to PHL pax who won't arrive in BOS until 10:30 on the earliest DL flight. B6 eventually added an early AM flight ou...

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by enilria
Mon May 14, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13217

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

We all know EWR isn't in NY, but they seem to be doing just fine. Transitioning to a mainly mainline operation, will be great for the NY business traveler and will be a great selling point to them. Transitioning the connections to IAD will alleviate the ATC delays EWR is notorious for and will redu...

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by enilria
Mon May 14, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13217

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

AO MSN-CEB JUN 0.3>0 JUL 0.3>0 AUG 0.3>0 SEP 0.3>0 OCT 0.1>0 This is a typo. I can assure you that MSN (Madison, Wisconsin, USA) does not have any international service. Yeah it was added the prior week and deleted this week. I hear Cebu is nice. The 757 would burn a positively epic amount of fuel ...

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by enilria
Mon May 14, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13217

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Yeah, but how many PHL-based fliers are going to those destinations on DL. A single daily CRJ-900 is only 76 passengers max a day. The vast majority of those 76 passengers are connecting to one of 6 TATL routes from BOS or another city that can be served from another hub. DL is not very big in PHL,...

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by enilria
Sun May 13, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13217

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Now this is really strange. Cutting a route that is almost certainly stronger in the summer at the beginning of summer?? It looks like it will only operate for the first week of June. It's back to daily starting July 1. Very strange. Engine issues? The engine issues have been the speculation. But w...

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by enilria
Sun May 13, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13217

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Thanks as always enilria for making my Sunday morning. Any thought on DL dropping JFK-PHL? Could that be a misfile? Obviously DL doesn't have much PHL-originating transatlantic traffic, but back tracking to DTW sounds inconvenient and thus that they are ceding the market. I don't think it is a misf...

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by enilria
Sun May 13, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines A333 knocks tail off Turkish Airlines A321 at IST
Replies: 111
Views: 23073

Re: Asiana Airlines A333 knocks tail off Turkish Airlines A321 at IST

Note to self. In tail vs wing, bet on wing.

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by enilria
Sun May 13, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13217

OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

FAQ WHAT IS THIS REPORT? This compares departures 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). THE SCHEDULES SHOWN HERE CHANGE AFTER YOU POST??? -To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change of...

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by enilria
Sat May 12, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S., UAE strike deal resolving contentious airline spat
Replies: 44
Views: 7086

Re: U.S., Emirates strike deal resolving contentious airline spat

We will know when external auditors audit EK's books. Is it a well-run numbers airline or well-done numbers airline? US still not amending open-skies, it is a voluntary freeze of fifth freedom by UAE until question related to account are clear. LOL. Emirates has always had external auditors. Even b...

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by enilria
Sat May 12, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S., UAE strike deal resolving contentious airline spat
Replies: 44
Views: 7086

Re: U.S., Emirates strike deal resolving contentious airline spat

We will know when external auditors audit EK's books. Is it a well-run numbers airline or well-done numbers airline? US still not amending open-skies, it is a voluntary freeze of fifth freedom by UAE until question related to account are clear. LOL. Emirates has always had external auditors. Even b...

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by enilria
Sat May 12, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S., UAE strike deal resolving contentious airline spat
Replies: 44
Views: 7086

Re: U.S., Emirates strike deal resolving contentious airline spat

According to the article, the deal was signed today. The 2 main points: - No further "planned" 5th freedom for EK &EY - EK &EY to allow voluntary access to financial reports https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2018/05/11/airline-battle-over-u-s-emirates-str...

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by enilria
Sat May 12, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/6/2018:DL Drops CVG-XNA; 3M Drops MCO-FPO
Replies: 74
Views: 10143

Re: OAG Changes 5/6/2018:DL Drops CVG-XNA; 3M Drops MCO-FPO

Delta reloaded CVG-XNA effective April 2, 2019 with 1x/day CRJ. It looks like it was just a seasonal suspension. Two thoughts on this... 1) They are dropping it in early August, so the season for CVG-XNA is April-July? Makes no sense. 2) It's all business, there is no seasonality of consequence. I ...

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by enilria
Fri May 11, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naked Man Says He Planted Bomb at DAB
Replies: 19
Views: 2633

Re: Naked Man Says He Planted Bomb at DAB

You probably didn’t even have to include the airport or any identifying information and we would still be able to successfully guess that it was Daytona Beach. Exactly. The story itself screams Daytona. I can't count how many times I have heard the phrase "the drifter accused of killing (inser...

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by enilria
Fri May 11, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naked Man Says He Planted Bomb at DAB
Replies: 19
Views: 2633

Naked Man Says He Planted Bomb at DAB

I miss Spring Break. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that one suspect is in custody following a bomb scare at Daytona Beach International Airport that forced the evacuation of more than 200 passengers on Friday morning. Sheriff Mike Chitwood said the man, identified as John Gre...

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by enilria
Fri May 11, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters
Replies: 72
Views: 5839

Re: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/onejet-enters-agreement-to-acquire-ultimate-jetcharters-300640138.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2018/05/01/onejet-buy-ultimate-jet-charters-continues-expand/568261002/ Ultimate JetCharters to be integrated into OneJet's sch...

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by enilria
Fri May 11, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Resume CMH-SLC, Confirms CMH TATL Interest
Replies: 47
Views: 7200

Re: Delta To Resume CMH-SLC, Confirms CMH TATL Interest

DeltaRules wrote:

Excluding the hub at DTW, none of the cities in the region have a flight to AMS. PIT, IND, and even CVG are CDG-only. That's where my bet rides.

The article specifically says London and Paris. No mention of AMS.

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by enilria
Thu May 10, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Resume CMH-SLC, Confirms CMH TATL Interest
Replies: 47
Views: 7200

Re: Delta To Resume CMH-SLC, Confirms CMH TATL Interest

The start date is apparently being finalized, but SLC will restart in 2019. This follows CLE and PIT-SLC's resumptions being announced recently. CMH-SLC ran from 2005-2008 on the E70, M90, and CR9. I believe it was Delta Connection's original E170 route. http://www.dispatch.com/business/20180510/de...

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by enilria
Thu May 10, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15649

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

flyguy84 wrote:
This is highly likely a service/product announcement. I wouldn’t bet on any order or merger announcement.

I'm betting it is fleet driven. I suspect C-Series, but I don't think a Transatlantic or deep South America capable A/C is that crazy either.

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by enilria
Thu May 10, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15649

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

tb727 wrote:
Wifi or airplanes, that's my guess. I did hear Embraer is out.

Meaning C-Series is in???

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by enilria
Thu May 10, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Financial Performance for 2017-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 4928

Re: Emirates Financial Performance for 2017-2018

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bii7otwgsNh/ https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-group-announces-2017-18-results This is from their Instagram feed And news centre Overall a solid performance yet again One point not made is that the airspace screwing of Qatar Airways was a huge boon to EK. Th...

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by enilria
Thu May 10, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/6/2018:DL Drops CVG-XNA; 3M Drops MCO-FPO
Replies: 74
Views: 10143

Re: OAG Changes 5/6/2018:DL Drops CVG-XNA; 3M Drops MCO-FPO

XNA2ASG wrote:

We do have quite the fanbase to XNA. In fact I started a group on Instagram and found lots of people in a year and a half that are aviation enthusiasts in NW Arkansas and at XNA.

Appears they are also on a.net!

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by enilria
Thu May 10, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Southwest entry into Hawaii speed up merger discussions of HA with B6
Replies: 72
Views: 7460

Re: Will Southwest entry into Hawaii speed up merger discussions of HA with B6

Stocks of HA down by >10%. As a starting point, I hate mergers. Having said that, from an economic point of view there is actually too little overlap for the economics to work. There's no ability to seek economies of scale, there's no capacity reduction opportunities, and both are weak in the Calif...

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by enilria
Wed May 09, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT to Audit FAA's Oversight of AA and G4
Replies: 10
Views: 1915

DOT to Audit FAA's Oversight of AA and G4

Basically a vote of no confidence by DOT in FAA practices. Political? or not? Inclusion of American may only be to make it appear as if G4 isn't the target. "Our objectives now are to assess FAA's processes for investigating allegations of improper maintenance practices at two carriers, Allegia...

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by enilria
Wed May 09, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says NO to historic Chinese censorship on Taiwan/HKG/Macau
Replies: 43
Views: 3557

Re: Trump says NO to historic Chinese censorship on Taiwan/HKG/Macau

Trump is just going to make a deal that is exactly like he claims the Iran deal was: North Korea gets something, the US gets nothing. Just to score folks with people believing Kim would have done something different without Trump in office. Well, since Trump canned the Iran Deal, North Korea is of ...

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by enilria
Wed May 09, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HU, MU ponder new tactics on ORD route by switching service to tier-2 cities as originating point with a stop at PEK/PVG
Replies: 21
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Re: HU, MU ponder new tactics on ORD route by switching service to tier-2 cities as originating point with a stop at PEK

So it's just a through flight tagged on to the existing flight? Why is that even something they need approval for?

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by enilria
Tue May 08, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says NO to historic Chinese censorship on Taiwan/HKG/Macau
Replies: 43
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Re: Trump says NO to historic Chinese censorship on Taiwan/HKG/Macau

Part of the reason we had to be so careful of China in the past was that we depended upon them to keep North Korea from nuking Japan and Seoul. Now that North Korea is potentially off the table, If Kim wants to commit suicide, there are easier ways to do that. They only situation in which he will u...

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