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by clrd4t8koff
Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL fires a Korean speaking gate agent for misconduct
Replies: 29
Views: 8059

Re: DL fires Korean speaking gate agents?..

What I find ballsy of these women is that they're also trying to layer discrimination and sexual harassment into the mix as well to add a heavier punch. If they were being sexually harassed why didn't they just quit and file a suit then? This stinks of just trying to pull another scam on DL. These K...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana takeover target by SK Group
Replies: 5
Views: 1984

Re: Asiana takeover target by SK Group

Bhoy wrote:
I read that as SAS trying to buy them...


Same :lol:

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 12772

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

jagraham wrote:
Thanks again for all this great work Enilria. DL is reducing flights to LHR from BOS and DTW, but LHR is the one airport I can't see a slot sitting empty. Are there any DL adds to LHR somewhere that I missed?


DL is reducing service by 1 flight per week. Hardy slot sitting empty.

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2018 Load Factors
Replies: 32
Views: 4194

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2018 Load Factors

Ek dropping service in the spring 2019 for runway upgrades. I think Kuwait loses 3 of its dailies in that period. All routes are hit for both EK and FlyD Correct, it’s for runway upgrades. However, only certain cities were targeted for service reductions. I’m sure EK ran the numbers and picked the ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds RDU-ORD
Replies: 85
Views: 9132

Re: Delta adds RDU-ORD

I'm surprised that AA didn't add a bare minimum of an additional key market that is RDU-BOS though, and it would be hard to imagine if that route addition would cannibalize CLT/DCA/PHL since for the relatively short distance and ample nonstops (between B6 and DL), one would just go with a nonstop. ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK monopoly on PVG-DXB
Replies: 17
Views: 3305

Re: EK monopoly on PVG-DXB

Spiderguy252 wrote:
Put it this way, the Chinese carriers are likely already flying to those destinations that the EK pax are eventually flying to (after halting at DXB).


Do the any of the Chinese carriers have really much of presence in the Middle East or Africa (outside of maybe JNB)?

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2018 Load Factors
Replies: 32
Views: 4194

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2018 Load Factors

Word from some travel agents that EK shifts to A380 in Nov. I’d very surprised if that were the case considering DFW is one of the cities losing EK service in the spring and dropping to 6x weekly. Other cities losing service in the US are MIA, MCO, ORD, BOS and IAD. Ek dropping service in the sprin...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK monopoly on PVG-DXB
Replies: 17
Views: 3305

EK monopoly on PVG-DXB

Shocked to see no Chinese airlines fly PVG-DXB n/s and EK fly double daily A380’s. They must be printing money on that route.

CA fly PEK-DXB and CZ fly CAN-DXB. Why no Chinese carriers on PVG-DXB?

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI to India in 2019
Replies: 25
Views: 4194

Re: FI to India in 2019

Can a 763 do KEF-BOM with a full load of cargo and passengers or will cargo and/or seats need to be blocked?

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 98999

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Wonder when we’ll hear whether EK’s latest A380 trial last month was a success and whether they’ll be upgauging the flight permanently?

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 98999

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Warning: LONG POST! Read when you have a coffee.. Ok, I am going to do a series of posts to review the status (initially) of the International markets as at the end of 2017 (latest data available), I now have 4 full years of data compiled from the T-100 and as we know the data is only as accurate a...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2018 Load Factors
Replies: 32
Views: 4194

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2018 Load Factors

vadodara wrote:
Word from some travel agents that EK shifts to A380 in Nov.


I’d very surprised if that were the case considering DFW is one of the cities losing EK service in the spring and dropping to 6x weekly. Other cities losing service in the US are MIA, MCO, ORD, BOS and IAD.

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by clrd4t8koff
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of SQ starting another 5th freedom route from ICN?
Replies: 21
Views: 3760

Re: Chances of SQ starting another 5th freedom route from ICN?

If they were smart they'd hop on SIN-ICN-BOS as SEL is the largest Asian market not currently served non-stop from BOS.

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds RDU-ORD
Replies: 85
Views: 9132

Re: Delta adds RDU-ORD

How many markets now does DL consider focus cities? 77H Officially RDU and BOS are focus cities. Depending on which publication you read, it is unclear if CVG is officially considered a hub, or focus city. Officially BOS is and has been a hub for DL for a couple years now. https://news.delta.com/bo...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comparison of AA/DL/UA routes between the USA's Largest CSA markets
Replies: 31
Views: 4488

Re: Comparison of AA/DL/UA routes between the USA's Largest CSA markets

FlyingSicilian wrote:
MAH4546 wrote:
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Mark that is fascinating.

:lol:

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by clrd4t8koff
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and Colombia
Replies: 60
Views: 6086

Re: DL and Colombia

I was told ATL-MDE was cancelled because they didn’t have enough 73Gs. Apparently a 738 was too much for the route but they promised to return once they had a “suitable” plane to operate the flight. Perhaps a CS300? Why wouldn't an A319 be suitable, DL has lots of those. Seems to work very well for...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?
Replies: 70
Views: 6683

Re: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?

I think they'll get KE within a few years but India and Taipei are a pipe dream. That’s what they said about non-stop TLV, HKG, and most recently South America - and now we have GRU and BOG. Keep hating and they’ll just keep coming :wave: You do realize MASSPORT is building an extension to the inte...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?
Replies: 70
Views: 6683

Re: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?

If the airlines thought they would kill it on those routes, they'd be flying them. Boston bats well above its weight with its current roster of international destinations but it isn't a bottomless pit of premium high yield Asian traffic like New York, San Francisco or LA. BOS doesn’t bat well above...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?
Replies: 70
Views: 6683

Re: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?

JFK currently has 1 daily BR and 4 weekly CI. BR has already cut down their operation in the East Coast and YYZ will go to 5 weekly in the coming months as well. I don't think ULH is going to work too well when the fuel prices are heading up, not the right time. Yes there are some Asian traffic and...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?
Replies: 70
Views: 6683

Re: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?

JFK also has daily (possibly double daily) BR to TPE, BOS doesn’t. Right now BOS is primed for more Asia service. It’s a good opportunity to get in and establish themselves. Would be a perfect route for their A359. BR have a daily late night and 3-4/week afternoon JFK-TPE. BOS would be a good one f...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?
Replies: 70
Views: 6683

Re: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?

BR ended their 2nd, lunchtime departure several months ago and never brought it back. I think CI might try BOS-TPE before returning to SEA-TPE. BR doesn't fly to BOS, that I know of. It would be an opportunity for them. But I can see CI coming back to SEA; probably when the new international facili...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?
Replies: 70
Views: 6683

Re: CIs next US city-MKE? What others?

MKE...? Really...? They don't even have any long-haul flights, let alone any wide-body operations (excluding cargo) at all... I think CI's next U.S. destination will be SEA, followed by BOS. Maybe PDX as a long-shot (although I'm clearly biased there). :D SEA already has BR daily and some days a se...

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by clrd4t8koff
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK221 DXB-DFW diverts to MSP?
Replies: 11
Views: 3693

Re: EK221 DXB-DFW diverts to MSP?

Interesting. Seems a little west. Would have thought more Chicago or Detroit.

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 to Boston.
Replies: 20
Views: 4805

Re: Emirates A380 to Boston.

Does EK still run their departures out of Terminal C along with EI and TP? I assume they'd have to change back to departing from E if they were going to bring the A380 in on a regular basis... No, EK has been back over in terminal E for a while now. They built a brand new lounge that connects direc...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 98999

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

adamh8297 wrote:
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/279071/el-al-w18-boston-aircraft-changes/

LY going 772 on BOS-TLV for winter. Around 60-70 seat increase.


Wonder how long this route will stay only 3x weekly. Thought by now they'd be up to at least 4x weekly.

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by clrd4t8koff
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 98999

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Someone posted this on a different thread: Looks like SIN-ICN-LAX will be axed First class bookings not available from 1 Dec 18 https://twitter.com/airlineroute/status ... 11232?s=21 To which I replied: "Door open for SIN-ICN-BOS" :) To me this would make a lot of sense. We lack a *A carr...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA dropping Calgary effective October for winter sced.
Replies: 53
Views: 10020

Re: BA dropping Calgary effective October for winter sced.

How? YYC has like four airlines on the route nonstop: AC, (BA), WS, and TS Of course it sucks to lose one, but we're talking about a metro smaller than Oklahoma City, that has four airlines to a single longhaul destination. That in addition to several other European nonstops. Sure Canadians travel ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA dropping Calgary effective October for winter sced.
Replies: 53
Views: 10020

Re: BA dropping Calgary effective October for winter sced.

Losing LON non-stop is the real loss. How? YYC has like four airlines on the route nonstop: AC, (BA), WS, and TS Of course it sucks to lose one, but we're talking about a metro smaller than Oklahoma City, that has four airlines to a single longhaul destination. That in addition to several other Eur...

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight
Replies: 84
Views: 7041

Re: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight

The time line didn’t change from the original article to this one. A quick look at the schedule is all it takes to see that the dog didn’t leave DTW before it was found dead. The only connection it could have taken was a 7:16am which didn’t get into EWR until almost 9am. The next one was a 8:40am d...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight
Replies: 84
Views: 7041

Re: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight

You write as if that is a new development. It was in the article the OP linked to. I don't see anywhere in the article the OP linked that states the dog died in DTW. It only says the time it was found dead - between 8am and 8:30am - which could have been the arrival into EWR. Feel free to show me w...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight
Replies: 84
Views: 7041

Re: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight

This story is getting more bizarre. Looks like the dog made it fine on the initial PHX-DTW leg, but at some point as they waited on their connection in DTW the dog died in the cargo facility. During the layover in Detroit, Alejandro was held in a cargo facility. "There was a stop in Detroit at...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight
Replies: 84
Views: 7041

Re: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight

This story is getting more bizarre. Looks like the dog made it fine on the initial PHX-DTW leg, but at some point as they waited on their connection in DTW the dog died in the cargo facility. During the layover in Detroit, Alejandro was held in a cargo facility. "There was a stop in Detroit at ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada launches seasonal routes YYZ-KEF, YYZ-SNN, YUL-KEF, YUL-DUB
Replies: 27
Views: 3735

Re: Air Canada launches seasonal routes YYZ-KEF, YYZ-SNN, YUL-KEF, YUL-DUB

Kind of like DFW-KEF. Same situation on that route as well... :lol: Agreed. It’s absurd these city have 3 airlines flying to KEF when larger markets like ORD & LAX don’t even. Transatlantic capacity wise, Toronto is second only to JFK. YYZ has roughly 45% more TATL capacity than ORD and LAX. To...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight
Replies: 84
Views: 7041

Re: It Appears That DL Kills Dogs, Too,

I did read the article. And there still is nothing there that says that Delta went out and killed this dog. All that is is circumstantial. I forget though, it's guilty until proven innocent regardless of the situation. SNAP will not allow you to check in an animal if the forecasted temperature is a...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight
Replies: 84
Views: 7041

Re: It Appears That DL Kills Dogs, Too,

Your thread title is misleading, sensationalist and without merit. Most of us who have worked or still work in this industry have pets. 99.9% of us would never do anything to harm someone else's animal. Some pets just cannot cope with being in the hold. Over 500,000 pets traveled and 24 died? Reall...

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada launches seasonal routes YYZ-KEF, YYZ-SNN, YUL-KEF, YUL-DUB
Replies: 27
Views: 3735

Re: Air Canada launches seasonal routes YYZ-KEF, YYZ-SNN, YUL-KEF, YUL-DUB

FA9295 wrote:
clrd4t8koff wrote:
So YYZ & YUL have 3 carriers flying to KEF?! Seems like overkill to flood the market with more seats.

Kind of like DFW-KEF. Same situation on that route as well... :lol:


Agreed. It’s absurd these city have 3 airlines flying to KEF when larger markets like ORD & LAX don’t even.

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada launches seasonal routes YYZ-KEF, YYZ-SNN, YUL-KEF, YUL-DUB
Replies: 27
Views: 3735

Re: Air Canada launches seasonal routes YYZ-KEF, YYZ-SNN, YUL-KEF, YUL-DUB

So YYZ & YUL have 3 carriers flying to KEF?! Seems like overkill to flood the market with more seats.

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by clrd4t8koff
Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight
Replies: 84
Views: 7041

Re: It Appears That DL Kills Dogs, Too,

Your thread title is misleading, sensationalist and without merit. Most of us who have worked or still work in this industry have pets. 99.9% of us would never do anything to harm someone else's animal. Some pets just cannot cope with being in the hold. Over 500,000 pets traveled and 24 died? Reall...

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by clrd4t8koff
Thu May 31, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS adds MAN-LAX nonstop for 2019.
Replies: 57
Views: 7972

Re: VS adds MAN-LAX nonstop for 2019.

So is SFO officially cancelled? What about VS MAN-BOS route that was also launched at the same time - is it coming back?

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by clrd4t8koff
Thu May 31, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 98999

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

There's been lots of speculation recently as to where SQ will launch it's 3rd A359 ULH route, with service to NYC (EWR) being announced today and LAX coming later. With BOS now one of the top 10 financial centers in the world, and one of two cities in the top 10 not connected to SIN (YYZ the other),...

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by clrd4t8koff
Fri May 25, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger
Replies: 87
Views: 10472

Re: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger

- unscheduled landing fee, "heavy" plane - fuel discharge to prevent overweight landing - compensations for delay to all other passengers , maybe even a paid overnight stay (is this still a thing?) - out of time slot landing in the destination airport - repositioning another plane and cre...

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by clrd4t8koff
Thu May 24, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is DL investing money in 20+ year old A320’s
Replies: 119
Views: 16351

Re: Why is DL investing money in 20+ year old A320’s

exFWAOONW wrote:
Properly cared-for DC3s are still flying, so what is your point?


Op clearly stated their point. If you missed it that's on you.

exFWAOONW wrote:
Do you really expect the airlines to spend billions on shiny aluminum tubes on your $99 round trip fare?


Not everyone fly's Allegiant, Spirit or Frontier.

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by clrd4t8koff
Tue May 22, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 98999

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Did anyone see this today? I'm surprised they chose to do this event in BOS vs a larger hub. https://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2018/05/21/delta-middle-seat-lounge/ They're trying to build their brand in Boston. Far more necessary in Boston than say Detroit or Atlanta where they already are so...

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon May 21, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European expansion in SFO
Replies: 65
Views: 7902

Re: European expansion in SFO

I would disagree, at least with respect to venture capital/technology finance and banking. A huge number of European startups choose to relocate or open offices in the Bay Area. Many European governments have accelerators here, to say nothing of private sector accelerators. From a banking point of ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon May 21, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 98999

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Been thinking more about Sichuan Airlines and their stated interest in a BOS-CTU flight. Is there a business connection between BOS & CTU that would warrant this flight before say KE/OZ to ICN or BR/CI to TPE. Just seems odd that would come first.

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon May 21, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/20/2018:AS Drops 5 Routes;DL Adds JFKSNA;UA Adds ORDPNS, Drops ORDYQB
Replies: 53
Views: 10828

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

UA already flies ORD-PNS. For the past few years it’s been flown seasonally March-September. So now, it’s being extended to year round. Right now, it’s 2x daily and this summer a 3rd flight is being added on Saturdays which will be an A319. First mainline UA in PNS since PMCO in the early 00s. Noth...

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO
Replies: 71
Views: 11187

Re: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO

You throw out some “unofficial designator” (can’t find anything in Google backing that one up) Which means that you're either incompetent at using Google, or you're lying... which is it? With about 5seconds of effort: Example 1, from the last full year of official use by the IATA before becoming a ...

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by clrd4t8koff
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO
Replies: 71
Views: 11187

Re: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO

First, BA also flies FLL-LGW, with comparatively low fares at that. Second, DL recently flew MFW-LON, and pulled out the instant they were able to do so without losing the slot rights. No way that they're going to jump on that again this recently since. Delta has never even flown to MFW (Magaruque,...

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