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by STT757
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA
Replies: 117
Views: 9176

Re: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA

My guess: MSY 1, MCO 2, FLL 2, TPA 1

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by STT757
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Plans for Dulles
Replies: 72
Views: 7816

Re: United's Plans for Dulles

Ryanairguru that was the best breakdown of the dynamics involved with IAD I've read. In the most ideal situation the hub carrier at IAD would have a large presence at DCA, similar to how AA and DL pair JFK with LGA. Concentrate on the market as a whole, not just one airport.

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by STT757
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby: 3 UA Mid-Continent Hubs are Where the Growth Is
Replies: 29
Views: 6142

Re: Kirby: 3 UA Mid-Continent Hubs are Where the Growth Is

Denver recently approved a major expansion of DEN, UA will have additional Gates for growth.

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by STT757
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 347
Views: 79042

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

No satellite bump, where do they do the satellite WiFi installation? Is it a new system or the same on the NG fleet?

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by STT757
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 556
Views: 70887

Re: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order

I have to give it to AA, they have been pretty darn savvy with their fleet moves ever since that blockbuster deal with Airbus and Boeing in 2011. The new management team has obviously continued the philosophy, despite the heat they get for turning AA into Us Air/ HP. My question is are they still pl...

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by STT757
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA is revisiting some of the fundamentals of Latin America
Replies: 37
Views: 7765

Re: AA is revisiting some of the fundamentals of Latin America

They forgot to mention dropping La Paz, an original destination from Eastern and Braniff before. Definitely big changes, Miami needs a second hub carrier. It's working in Denver and Chicago.

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by STT757
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did CO abandon the DEN hub?
Replies: 37
Views: 6276

Re: Why did CO abandon the DEN hub?

If I remember well, it happened during the same period of time, under Bethune's leadership, that they dropped their South Pacific network and parked the B747s and A300s. When Bethune took over he reallocated the domestic mainline resources from Denver, and the CAL Lite operation, to boosting flying...

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by STT757
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact to DCA and IAD based on Amazon HQ2 rumor
Replies: 31
Views: 3784

Re: Impact to DCA and IAD based on Amazon HQ2 rumor

Hopefully this would be the impetus needed to get UA and MWAA to finally build a new permanent concourse C/D.

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by STT757
Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA at JFK
Replies: 48
Views: 6863

Re: AA at JFK

It started 20 years ago with the draw down of the Eagle prop operation.

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by STT757
Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Flight Cancellations @ EWR
Replies: 72
Views: 12562

Re: Norwegian Flight Cancellations @ EWR

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United1 wrote:
Can someone please explain what "circle to land" means? Thanks!!



https://youtu.be/YnSHk2VUicY

Circle to land runway 29 EWR.

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by STT757
Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to retire 45 737-800's
Replies: 112
Views: 24679

Re: AA to retire 45 737-800's

[threeid][/threeid]

william wrote:
Anyone else getting over the fact that the 737-800 is already 20 years old?


I remember when they first came out, my first 73NG flight was EWR-SJU-EWR in 1998.

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by STT757
Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to retire 45 737-800's
Replies: 112
Views: 24679

Re: AA to retire 45 737-800's

I wonder if UA would be interested, they have some 738s that are the same age.

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by STT757
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 'very seriously' looking at CSeries and E2, as well as MAX 7 and A319neo
Replies: 49
Views: 9618

Re: UA 'very seriously' looking at CSeries and E2

wow a 1600 ft difference. seems like the cs100 could operate off any commercial runway currently in use even hhh UA is operating Express ERJ-175s on EWR-EYW , the runway at Key West is 5,000ft. I was thinking they could replace the Express with Mainline. Could someone please explain the scope issue...

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by STT757
Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 'very seriously' looking at CSeries and E2, as well as MAX 7 and A319neo
Replies: 49
Views: 9618

Re: UA 'very seriously' looking at CSeries and E2

This is the only way that UA can add more 76-seat regional jets which it desperately wants to do. They aren't going to get wholesale scope changes from the pilots, so this is the only other way. Exactly, they can add 1 new 76 seat regional jet (ERJ-175) for every 1.25 new 100 seat mainline aircraft...

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by STT757
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?
Replies: 124
Views: 10168

Re: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?

AUS and SAT will never be hubs, for one main reason that they're both outside of the perimeter of LGA which is the preferred airport in the Nation's largest market. DAL, DFW, HOU and IAH all have service to LGA. AUS and SAT do not because of the perimeter. Did that prevent SLC, PHX, SFO, SEA, PDX a...

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by STT757
Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?
Replies: 124
Views: 10168

Re: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?

AUS and SAT will never be hubs, for one main reason that they're both outside of the perimeter of LGA which is the preferred airport in the Nation's largest market. DAL, DFW, HOU and IAH all have service to LGA. AUS and SAT do not because of the perimeter.

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by STT757
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue (B6) at EWR
Replies: 3
Views: 674

Re: Jetblue (B6) at EWR

The Port Authority is negotiating new lease deals for airlines at Terminal A to plan for the move to the new Terminal One. If B6 wants more gates they can do it now.

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by STT757
Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United eyes A330-800 for fleet replacement
Replies: 260
Views: 45971

Re: United eyes A330-800 for fleet replacement

What does the second hand A330 market look like for anything 2005/2006 or later? Perhaps UA could grab some second hand A330s to hold them over for another ten to twelve years until a 797 is ready.

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by STT757
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Lt. Governor Threatens DL Over Cutting Ties with NRA
Replies: 273
Views: 8086

Re: Georgia Lt. Governor Threatens DL Over Cutting Ties with NRA

DL could land themselves office space in the new Hudson yards.

http://www.hudsonyardsnewyork.com

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by STT757
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How to Revive Airline Competition
Replies: 81
Views: 5908

Re: How to Revive Airline Competition

How to Revive Airline Competition - Let foreign-owned airlines fly in the United States. http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/transportation/2013/08/cabotage_will_revive_airline_competition_foreign_airlines_should_be_able.html So an airline like KLM gets to fly NY-Chicago, NY-LA, SF-SEA...

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by STT757
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United eyes A330-800 for fleet replacement
Replies: 260
Views: 45971

Re: United eyes A330-800 for fleet replacement

Seems like the rumors of Boeing selling UA new 767s might be subsiding. Which would put the A330 right in contention.

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by STT757
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Lt. Governor Threatens DL Over Cutting Ties with NRA
Replies: 273
Views: 8086

Re: DAL and its future with Georgia

I'd say that Delta has an astounding 0.1% chance of moving. In other words, it's not going to happen (at least within the near future). If Delta were to move, then the most likely location would be New York. Also, let's say that Delta does move to New York in the near future. That doesn't necessari...

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by STT757
Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Lt. Governor Threatens DL Over Cutting Ties with NRA
Replies: 273
Views: 8086

Re: DAL and its future with Georgia

Not much. Delta has such a large operation there because it is a red state with low taxes and good business climate. To shareholders, the ROI is what matters. Georgia, Texas, Florida...these are good places to run a business that is always in search of lower costs like airlines. Of course, that sam...

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by STT757
Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 170
Views: 18908

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

La Paz and Asuncion were part of Eastern and prior Braniff's version of the island hopper (except no islands). It originated in Miami and made stops in Panama, Lima (sometimes Guayaquil instead of Lima), La Paz and Asuncion. Eastern operated 727-200s on the route even though they had 757s. AA took o...

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by STT757
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 788
Views: 102275

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Full Cabin in-seat power. LiveTV system removed from aircraft 851-859. Nice as it will standardize the 753 fleet and make the Hawaii runs work better. I'm not sure how the units will go through reconfiguration and if other work is being completed on as needed, but it would make sense to me to do th...

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by STT757
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue in Atlanta
Replies: 16
Views: 3539

Re: jetBlue in Atlanta

I have been flying jetBlue now from ATL-BOS for about a year and really have enjoyed their service. I tried them originally just as a break and something different than Delta. However, I really like to try flying them to more places than Boston (I go to Boston as that is where our corporate headqua...

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by STT757
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737MAX-9 planned service entry - June 7th
Replies: 50
Views: 6124

Re: United 737MAX-9 planned service entry - June 7th

I counted a total of 9 daily 737-900ER flights in UA's current schedule between LAX/SFO and HNL and KOA, mixed in with 752s, 753s and 777s. However OGG, LIH and ITO don't see any 739s, they see 738s mixed in with 752s, 753s and 777s. I'm guessing the 737-900ER cannot operate from the shorter Hawaiia...

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by STT757
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737MAX-9 planned service entry - June 7th
Replies: 50
Views: 6124

Re: United 737MAX-9 planned service entry - June 7th

The best part about the Max 9 coming to UA is that they're not replacing anything, these are pure growth (61 frames). It's been a while since UA has taken delivery of that many new domestic mainline, the used A319s have been trickling in at a snails pace. They had a handful of 738s and 739s they too...

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by STT757
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737MAX-9 planned service entry - June 7th
Replies: 50
Views: 6124

Re: United 737MAX-9 planned service entry - June 7th

They seem perfect to replace 737-900ERs, and 737-800s, on Transcons and West Coast to Hawaii routes. Thus freeing up those aircraft for medium haul flights from the hubs ( ORD, DEN, EWR, IAH etc..).

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by STT757
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Port Authority awards EWR Terminal One build contract
Replies: 18
Views: 3546

Re: Port Authority awards EWR Terminal One build contract

In December the agency awarded a $496 million dollar contract for infrastructure related to the new Terminal One, included in that was $75 million to build 42 footings to support a new Airtrain system. Until that system is built, the new Terminal One will be connected to the existing Airtrain at th...

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by STT757
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue is having an internal crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 15591

Re: Jetblue is having an internal crisis

Is current management just preparing to sell the airline?

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by STT757
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Port Authority awards EWR Terminal One build contract
Replies: 18
Views: 3546

Re: Port Authority awards EWR Terminal One build contract

Oh great, yet another non-airside connected terminal at EWR... I wonder, does this fit into some greater airport strategy, or is this just a way to expand into available space, without thinking too much about changing the airport's layout in the long term? Will terminal A get gates directly attache...

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by STT757
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Port Authority awards EWR Terminal One build contract
Replies: 18
Views: 3546

Re: Port Authority awards EWR Terminal One build contract

Is the new Terminal One supposed to have FIS facilities? Or will it just be a collection of domestic airlines? When it's first opened it will be domestic, and Air Canada, only. However there are plans in the future to expand the terminal to include an FIS. It's laid out in the briefing book. https:...

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by STT757
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Port Authority awards EWR Terminal One build contract
Replies: 18
Views: 3546

Port Authority awards EWR Terminal One build contract

The Port Authority of NY&NJ yesterday awarded the Terminal One design/build contract yesterday to the consortium of Tutor Perini / Parsons transportation corp. The contract awarded yesterday was for $1.41 Billion, bringing the total for the Terminal including the contracts all ready awarded to $...

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by STT757
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump administration proposes selling DCA and IAD
Replies: 25
Views: 6699

Re: Trump administration proposes selling DCA and IAD

IF they were to totally suspend the perimeter rule from DCA, bye bye IAD's viability for anything other than an International flight.

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by STT757
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 788
Views: 102275

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

It gets combined in October.

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by STT757
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & DL failed to capitalize fully TW & PA
Replies: 85
Views: 8659

Re: AA & DL failed to capitalize fully TW & PA

Marketing at AA and DL failed to fully capitalize on their aquisitions of TW and PA. Both companies were going away sooner or later. I was surprised their marketing departments didn’t try to brand their premium products using some nostalgia. I.e. Clipper Class perhaps for DL first class product. Bo...

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by STT757
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: (Theroy) B6 and the 797
Replies: 6
Views: 1409

Re: (Theroy) B6 and the 797

Ahh, JetBlue, a nice airline, with a nice fleet. But I have a theory, the 797, if B6 dosent order the A321neoLR, which seems unlikely at this point, as Airbus is going to start Flight Testing soon, but jetblue, as you may know, have a few international routes, to Puerto Rico and sorts. But, if they...

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by STT757
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Possible Alaska+JetBlue combination
Replies: 78
Views: 4221

Re: Forbes: New Indicators of JetBlue-Alaska Merger

I think there's a merger in B6's future, but I'd don't think it's AS.

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by STT757
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Feasibility of airlines operating into 2 airports in same metro area.
Replies: 84
Views: 8052

Re: Feasibility of airlines operating into 2 airports in same metro area.

CO used to operate into Houston Hobby and offer connections even though they had their main hub at IAH. In the Summer of 1989 I connected through Hobby from LAX to EWR. LAX-HOU was a 733, HOU-EWR was a 727-200.

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by STT757
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why don't any US carriers fly to Guyana?
Replies: 106
Views: 15332

Re: Why don't any US carriers fly to Guyana?

Pan Am flew JFK-Port of Spain-Georgetown for decades. Delta operated the route for awhile after Pan Am's demise. That wasn't Georgetown that was Caracas, and United operated the flight (JFK-CCS-POS) after they purchased Pan Am's Latin American routes. Pan Am timetable from 1987, JFK-Caracas-Port of...

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by STT757
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why don't any US carriers fly to Guyana?
Replies: 106
Views: 15332

Re: Why don't any US carriers fly to Guyana?

Pan Am flew JFK-Port of Spain-Georgetown for decades. Delta operated the route for awhile after Pan Am's demise. That wasn't Georgetown that was Caracas, and United operated the flight (JFK-CCS-POS) after they purchased Pan Am's Latin American routes. Pan Am timetable from 1987, JFK-Caracas-Port of...

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by STT757
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: United builds a hub at BNA
Replies: 65
Views: 6923

Re: Hypothetical: United builds a hub at BNA

IAD is not the answer to the need of a Southeast hub, IAD is as far South as Southern New Jersey. Much of the State of Delaware is further South than IAD. IAD is the same distance from Charlotte as it is from Toronto Canada. I'll give you Delaware but please stop about New Jersey. The part of south...

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by STT757
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: United builds a hub at BNA
Replies: 65
Views: 6923

Re: Hypothetical: United builds a hub at BNA

IAD is not the answer to the need of a Southeast hub, IAD is as far South as Southern New Jersey. Much of the State of Delaware is further South than IAD. IAD is the same distance from Charlotte as it is from Toronto Canada.

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by STT757
Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub
Replies: 63
Views: 7785

Re: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub

https://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/paramount-theater-newark-new-jersey-2.jpg As a former long-time resident of Morristown, I believe Newark NJ may suffer from an image problem especially outside of US. For the New Yorkers, "Jersey" may be just a familiar butt of a...

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by STT757
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub
Replies: 63
Views: 7785

Re: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub

Nope, when all the carriers in the world flying into JFK and UA dominates EWR with not too many other choices, it totally makes sense to fly into JFK. Not everyone lives in lower to middle Manhattan. It's much better to go to JFK if you live in queens or brooklyn or westchester or upper manhattan o...

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by STT757
Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub
Replies: 63
Views: 7785

Re: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub

Domestic passengers for 12 months ending November 2017: EWR 30,178,602 LGA 29,462,313 JFK 26,944,042 These numbers point out the dynamics, EWR and LGA are the preferred domestic and business travel airports for the region. . Seems to me that JFK and LGA are the preferred domestic travel airports fo...

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by STT757
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub
Replies: 63
Views: 7785

Re: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub

I think the ultimate solution to many issues is for B6 to join Star, and to form an alliance with UA similar to what CO had with NWA. UA customers who want JFK can fly B6 Mint and earn Mileage plus, B6 customers can get access to UA's huge International network and more diverse domestic network (Mid...

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by STT757
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub
Replies: 63
Views: 7785

Re: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub

Maybe this is slightly going off topic, but what are the reasons for airlines choosing EWR and/or JFK? In other words, what do the airlines consider upon the choice between EWR and JFK and what do they expect from each? EWR and LGA get much more business traffic and subsequently higher fares while ...

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