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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 585
Views: 88857

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

miaami wrote:
One big difference with the 321Neo and the current 321 is that the Neo will not have doors at 2L/2R. Instead will have over wing exits.


Will there still be doors in row 24-ish?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 427
Views: 52429

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Any word on an Admirals Club in DFW-E?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Crystal Skye on FR24
Replies: 8
Views: 919

Re: Crystal Skye on FR24

Interesting. I did some deeper research and apparently FR24 blocked it from being tracked in March 2018. :roll: You can track it on Radarbox but how much historical flight activity you'll see will depend on what subscription level you have there : https://www.radarbox24.com/data/registration/P4-XTL...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Crystal Skye on FR24
Replies: 8
Views: 919

Re: Crystal Skye on FR24

Interesting. I did some deeper research and apparently FR24 blocked it from being tracked in March 2018. :roll: You can track it on Radarbox but how much historical flight activity you'll see will depend on what subscription level you have there : https://www.radarbox24.com/data/registration/P4-XTL...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Crystal Skye on FR24
Replies: 8
Views: 919

Re: Crystal Skye on FR24

https://www.facebook.com/DFWAirport/pho ... =3&theater
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RobK wrote:
You won't find it because the frame (P4-XTL) has been in storage at Johor Bahru for most of the year.


Not according to DFW (this is what piqued my interest in the aircraft)

https://www.facebook.com/DFWAirport/pho ... =3&theater

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Crystal Skye on FR24
Replies: 8
Views: 919

Crystal Skye on FR24

I can't find Crystal Skye on FR24, but I would love to track their 772. Can anyone help?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW
Replies: 61
Views: 5428

Re: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW

I've gone to Hot Tin Roof for dinner in jeans and a collarless shirt and didn't look under dressed at all. I work for the owners of that resort. Definitely come as you are to Hot Tin Roof, and be sure to check out our Sunset Pier when it reopens (it was destroyed in the hurricane) - it's going to b...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW
Replies: 61
Views: 5428

Re: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW

Is DFW-EYW daily and year round now?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 585
Views: 88857

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

bpat777 wrote:
AAtakeMeAway wrote:
I didn’t realize mainline even flew MSP-RDU.


I believe that's RDU-ORD-MSP


That makes much more sense. Thanks!

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 585
Views: 88857

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

I didn’t realize mainline even flew MSP-RDU.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 427
Views: 52429

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

They are the leader on jfk lax.. Sure some people connect in either JFK or LAX wherever they come from and wherever they go but the majority of business people do not. New York and Los Angeles are two major business centers, the yields come mostly from people traveling in F or C Class. I didn't rea...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris announces ABQ-GDL
Replies: 19
Views: 2253

Re: New Airline at ABQ?

Maybe LW <New Mexico Airlines> is making a comeback! :duck: I'm not sure anyone is ever going to pick up their old routes if I'm honest. Every cost model I have seen or used has rendered those impossible to make money on :( Oh I have no doubt you're correct. I was just trying to be funny.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris announces ABQ-GDL
Replies: 19
Views: 2253

Re: New Airline at ABQ?

Maybe LW <New Mexico Airlines> is making a comeback!
:duck:

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Sets Retirement Date for MD-80s
Replies: 98
Views: 31836

Re: American Airlines Sets Retirement Date for MD-80s

Remember when AA had to ground the whole fleet due to a wiring issue? It brought the whole system to its knees.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:48 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: 13807

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 DFW-EYW DEC 0>0.3[0] JAN 0>1.0[0] FEB 0>1.0[0] MAR 0>1.0[0]

Does anyone know if they plan on flying this daily year round (i.e. next summer)?
Also, will they use the same equipment (E175) they're using now on their Sat only service?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 249
Views: 31314

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

Here's an article about what AA and DFW are doing with Terminal E there's a paywall or adblocker that comes on, but reload and hit "stop" before it finishes loading and you can read the entire article free https://www.dallasnews.com/business/american-airlines/2018/04/06/american-airlines-...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 249
Views: 31314

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

boilergo wrote:
I think the most important expansion detail you've left out was yesterday's Whattaburger announcement, also part of the E-Satellite project. :lol:


This is indeed the most important element of this! WOW!!! I hope it leads to locations in all the terminals!

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 249
Views: 31314

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

What's your source for the potential stingers if you don't mind me asking? Haven't heard or seen anything about this at all. If there was any dealings of funding the potential planning for the stingers I would've caught them in the Airport Board postings. Other than that we need some new updates on...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 249
Views: 31314

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

So to recap the AA expansion at DFW: AA/Eagle taking over E satellite -- I assume they're keeping the LUS gates? I've also seen talk of a stinger or expansion off the south end of D - How many gates is this and will it be all AA? What happened to the old rumors of a south stinger in B to match the n...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA had an Astounding 483 IDB's in 3 Months; WN 669!
Replies: 50
Views: 8778

Re: AA had an Astounding 483 IDB's in 3 Months; WN 669!

I can tell tell you as. 145 pilot and we are heavy bags, cargo people, long stage length, high temperature, fuel (dispatch add, admin, or ferry); that we will be weight restricted like crazy. And guess what? These all happed on day of departure. So they will capnthe flights, and start soliciting. I...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta asks DOT to downgauge Cuba flying to RJs
Replies: 48
Views: 8604

Re: Delta asks DOT to downgauge Cuba flying to RJs

MIAFLLPBIFlyer wrote:
DUPLICATE- MODS PLEASE DELETE! THX!



That's not how it works. Use the little triangle above your post to alert the mods for deletion.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and the A321NEO
Replies: 44
Views: 9218

Re: AA and the A321NEO

AA321T wrote:
Runway28L wrote:
Are AA's A321neos going to have the ACF configuration with the new overwing exits?

Still being decided on. The decision point is coming up soon.


Can you elaborate on this? What would this mean for exit row seating config compared to the current 32Bs?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 67030

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

Reading the responses indicating the poor customer service of UA, especially Inflight Services. Keep in mind, from my perspective, AA is not any better. I could go on and on about the state of airline customer service in the USA. Other words, it's not just a UA problem. This is very true. It's a mi...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 62
Views: 10476

Re: AA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

No 767's at DFW... this is truly a momentous occasion.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline Returns to ELP
Replies: 34
Views: 3284

Re: UA Mainline Returns to ELP

kiowa wrote:
I remember flying a 727 out of Chicago to El Paso on United in the 80s.


I remember this too. UA pulled out of ELP in the late 80's and returned sometime in the 2000s with regional service to DEN.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline Returns to ELP
Replies: 34
Views: 3284

Re: UA Mainline Returns to ELP

it's been a long time. Back in the day (late 1970's - early 1980's, Continental actually had a mini hub and a crew base in ELP (about 7-8 flights per bank in the rotunda). Including flights to several Mexican destinations. There used to be a plaque in the rotunda memorializing this. I don't think i...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 249
Views: 31314

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

It appears the inaugural DFW-KEF on American served as the launch of a nonstop to Bangor tonight due to an unplanned pit stop. Not sure if fuel or what but it’ll be interesting to see if the 757 has the legs for this It looks like WOW also diverted to Bangor yesterday. https://flightaware.com/live/...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline Returns to ELP
Replies: 34
Views: 3284

Re: UA Mainline Returns to ELP

flyguy84 wrote:
jetskipper wrote:
What other cities got back Mainline?

MAF/CRP/TUL/FCA


I wonder if they all celebrated with cake like ELP did :-)

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline Returns to ELP
Replies: 34
Views: 3284

UA Mainline Returns to ELP

Check out these pics the ELP Facebook page posted. I love that they’re celebrating this! It seems that it was soon after the fatality where a worker was sucked into a CO 737 engine that the mainline service ended. https://www.facebook.com/ElPasoInternationalAirport/photos/a.608978299138055.107374183...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 474
Views: 46750

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

Since there was a bit of discussion a week or so ago about DL 'maybe adding service soon' at SAN, I decided to create a SAN turn-sked and I used July 8 as the date. Wow! bb For those interested, I did a similar dive for AA , also for 7/8/18 Totals: 34 Departures 8 destinations 7 LAA 32B 9 LUS 321 1...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu May 31, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest makes emergency landing after passenger smokes joint
Replies: 48
Views: 4475

Re: Southwest makes emergency landing after passenger smokes joint

YoungDon wrote:
how did he even get the joint on the plane? Does TSA not screen for that?


The short answer is no, they don't. Unless it's a substantial amount that appears to be trafficking, or if it's in liquid form above 3 oz, they look the other way.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri May 25, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 474
Views: 46750

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

Good info; thank you! Now, I wonder if anyone has any old editions of the "Flight Times and News of the Port" that used to be published. I used to collected them but sadly have lost them through the years :-( ME! Me, I do! Funny 'cause I almost mentioned in my response to you that if I ha...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri May 25, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 474
Views: 46750

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

I'd like to take you all back to the late 80's/ early 90's for a minute -- because that's the last time I used T1 back I was an WN flyer; I'm an AA flyer now so always T2 for me now. This is how I recall the set up of the old East Terminal: CO was in gates 1/2 WN and TW I think shared the one rotun...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed May 23, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 474
Views: 46750

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

I'd like to take you all back to the late 80's/ early 90's for a minute -- because that's the last time I used T1 back I was an WN flyer; I'm an AA flyer now so always T2 for me now. This is how I recall the set up of the old East Terminal: CO was in gates 1/2 WN and TW I think shared the one rotund...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun May 06, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American Airlines Main Cabin Extra 777-200ER Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1199

Re: American Airlines Main Cabin Extra 777-200ER Question

AA increased it's MCE service (unlimited alcohol, dedicated bin space). Although the dedicated bin space is in effect, the complimentary alcohol is not yet in effect for MCE. That said though, the pending complimentary alcohol for MCE is more of a domestic topic as, for certain international flight...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports
Replies: 43
Views: 7131

Re: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports

Regarding the blocked seats on QF @ DFW, every time I've been on this flight (including in the 747 days DFW-BNE-SYD-DFW) there's been a butt in every single seat.
So, does anyone have any details on when and how many seats are blocked? Is it only during certain seasons they block seats?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 AUS
Replies: 32
Views: 8039

Re: BA 747 AUS

Does anyone have any pics ?! The database only seems to have 787s.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Terminal E Satelite for AA & More Intl out of B
Replies: 83
Views: 10290

Re: DFW Terminal E Satelite for AA & More Intl out of B

I didn’t see anything in the minutes about an additional Admirals Club :grumpy:

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In
Replies: 140
Views: 14732

Re: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In

In the schedule. Saturdays only from June through Sept. Well that's not very biz traveler friendly :( AA has expanded considerably at EYW over the last couple of years. It wasn't very long ago that they were only flying their ATRs from MIA on a daily basis. Once the ATRs were gone they changed to E...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In
Replies: 140
Views: 14732

Re: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In

CLT/DCA-EYW see some cuts for the summer and fall months. These are most likely seasonal as they normally are and will return come mid to late December. Last summer CLT-EYW was down to 1x daily and DCA was Saturday only. Mind you CLT-EYW used to be completely seasonal back when US flew it (as was D...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In
Replies: 140
Views: 14732

Re: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In

AA's EYW cuts are pretty painful especially DCA-EYW. I hope this isn't a permanent realignment because the region has been bouncing back after the storm. Looks like I am moving over to Delta in the meantime. Any chance this has to do with EYW’s runway expansion? CLT/DCA-EYW see some cuts for the su...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces intention to open LAX crew base in Q4 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 5160

Re: WN announces intention to open LAX crew base in Q4 2018

Goes right in line with their Hawaii timeline. Why would one thing have to do with another? They already have an OAK base, and a PHX base, both which would be fully capable of staffing Hawaii flying easily enough. At that, any of their bases could easily staff Hawaii flying. An LAX base isn't a pre...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 total passenger rankings for US large hub airports
Replies: 155
Views: 26236

Re: 2017 total passenger rankings for US large hub airports

It looks like DEN may overtake DFW in total Passengers in the near future ... wow!

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Main Cabin Extra Enhancements
Replies: 18
Views: 4479

Re: American Main Cabin Extra Enhancements

Are exit row seats part of DL Comfort +?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Main Cabin Extra Enhancements
Replies: 18
Views: 4479

Re: American Main Cabin Extra Enhancements

I wonder if later on AA will make MCE a dedicated fare class like Delta did with Comfort+. For these purposes, exit row seats that aren't part of the MCE section, such as row 24 and seats 25A and 25F on the 32B, are considered MCE, right? I love 25F and I love comp spirits. That's going to make for...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Main Cabin Extra Enhancements
Replies: 18
Views: 4479

Re: American Main Cabin Extra Enhancements

An internal memo was just sent out outlining enhancements that are coming to Main Cabin Extra on all mainline and regional flights effective February 1st. The highlights include preferred boarding, reserved overhead bin space (all bins will be placarded as reserved for First/Business/MCE/Main Cabin...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 427
Views: 52429

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Corpsnerd09 wrote:
AAtakeMeAway wrote:
It's been posted on this site that DFW-EYW is coming. Can anyone confirm?


Yes it was announced recently.


When does the service start and when will it be loaded?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 427
Views: 52429

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

It's been posted on this site that DFW-EYW is coming. Can anyone confirm?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 249
Views: 31314

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

4. Domestically, AA has added back DFW-OAK, and is also adding DFW-MSO/FLG/AVL/EYW. Besides OAK, I think these are strategic adds to seasonal, yet highly-popular regional markets that can demand a yield premium during busy seasons, and are markets that L-US served from hubs like CLT/PHX/PHL and are...

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