After looking at it more closely, not sure I like the pilot pieces. Without the hats, it's almost hard to tell they're pilots and the brown leather jacket doesn't seem to fit.
Something about seeing stripes just seems like something timeless that should be more prominent.
Although unrelated to PE, I'm glad they are finally adding free personal device entertainment to the DirecTV birds. That has always been frustrating and I expected it to remain that way until the contract with DirecTV ends...but maybe they were able to extend it with the amendment to allow other opt...Jump to post
UA's current LAX growth is the result of a couple of cuts (OKC and MSP), some upgauging and cuts to hub-to-hub flying, as well as some freeing up of some gates after construction is completed this year. Any further growth is now tied to them getting T9, which can't be done until the Eagle's Nest ope...Jump to post
I think at first the ULCC model was not familiar to a lot of Americans (outside of G4's routes). Spirit came in on business travel heavy routes where many weren't familiar with the model...now it is much more familiar to most. And the ones who may have complained in the past probably don't fly on th...Jump to post
AA and UA operate CR7's in a 70 seat layout so I don't see why DL would have any issues. You also have the FWD pit to put the valet bagsJump to post
just a spring-loaded clamp for your personal device. yuck. I actually like those clamps that are built onto the seats. You get a much better screen and experience on your own tablet than what the airline would offer you if they built in screens. With all the free movies and TV shows UA has to offer...Jump to post
I don't follow LGB's slot allocation process that closely, but it will be interesting to hear the full details. I didn't think B6 could pick and choose who would get their slots go if they weren't to use them. I thought they would have to be returned to the airport and airlines then submitting appli...Jump to post
knope2001 wrote:FATFlyer wrote:knope2001 wrote:Here are the longest scheduled E175 routes in the US in statute miles:
1731 FAT-ORD (begins 6/7/18)
Edited to include FAT-ORD
Thanks -- forgot that was coming...
enilria wrote:*UA LAX-ACV JUN 0>0.8 JUL 0>1.0 AUG 0>1.0 SEP 0>1.0
Cubsrule wrote:Interestingly, WN looks to have cancelled all of tomorrow’s flights. I’m not sure about others.
With about 800 narrowbody planes, they only have 200 NEO/MAXs on order. I’d expect many more of each to be ordered.Jump to post
Newbiepilot wrote:Whatever it takes to keep flying. Horizons cancellations have really hurt the brand in the smaller markets in the Pacific Northwest. I can’t think of a better gift to Southwest in Boise.
According to CNBC, they are still taking 7 MAX 7's next year...as of right now. Although the article does say it will have 143 seats but I thought the MAX 7 was larger than the -700NG. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/03/southwest-airlines-wants-larger-boeing-737-max-8s-soon.html They are larger, but W...Jump to post
According to CNBC, they are still taking 7 MAX 7's next year...as of right now. Although the article does say it will have 143 seats but I thought the MAX 7 was larger than the -700NG.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/03/southwe ... -soon.html
What's going on at WN? They used to be top of this list every year. Why has their on time performance sunk so much? They've gone into and grown into larger and more congested airports...LGA, SFO, BOS, EWR, LAX, DCA, CLT, ATL. They introduced the -800 which has introduced some complexities of operat...Jump to post
UA has DEN, which handles the weather very well with the spacing and quantity of runways. Even if everything shuts down, it can recover very quickly. And then they have SFO and EWR, which are both complete messes with the slightest bit of anything. LAX is congested but it doesn’t get much in terms o...Jump to post
A lot of times BE ends up getting Econ Plus as those aren't always purchased and are all that is left to assign. And once you get Econ Plus on the first segment, it usually gives it to you on your remaining flights, many times in the Exit Row. It's great for those who don't need to carry-on (or can ...Jump to post
I always thought that the OAK station could be linked to more markets than what they have over the years. How is gate space at OAK? I as well. They have been pretty status-quo there over the years and they are serving an area of 10 million people while only serving OAK and SCK. I know WN is very st...Jump to post
F27500 wrote:and why CVG-AUS? .. Why is DL still toying with CVG?
I'd expect WN to order the MAX10 and/or MoM aircraft before moving onto widebodies...regardless of who makes the widebody. I think GK mentioned recently that they'd probably do codesharing to Europe first before flying it themselves (although I think it was in response to a question involving flying...Jump to post
If she declined assistance, who is to say whether or not this happened or not? You can get the agent's side but unless she provided a statement prior to her passing, you can no longer get her side of the story. A surveillance tape may help, but it still may not make it completely clear. According to...Jump to post
This is a sticky one .. she was an assist pax and in an AS wchr .. she should have been wheeled to her next gate .. but .. she did choose to wheel off on her own. I won't even ask how someone mistakes an escalator for an elevator. I think she was in her own electric wheelchair, not an AS wheelchair.Jump to post
Sad that she ultimately died because of her injuries...but, ultimately, I fail to see how AS is at fault because of her lack of common sense, and a third party (if the skycaps are even held liable) not getting her from one gate to another. Not sure "lack of common sense" is the best use o...Jump to post
Uhhh that's every airline in the world. All airlines have some kind of hub system, even WN and FR. If you look at those aforementioned examples, they have their cities where they fly to almost everywhere in their system, and they have a lot of those hubs spread out but the amount of movements don't...Jump to post
777-9’s and potentially a 777x-10/350-1100Jump to post
AR385 wrote:flydiude380, but aren´t FA´s supposed to do a manual count just before doors are closed?
Seems like it would be as simple as taking them off the one flight in the computer, book him on the other, and on him onto that flight. And using the passport info already stored. If it all checks out, doesn’t seem like it would have needed to divert.Jump to post
IIRC, UA came pretty late to the game and I think are actually increasing service this year, so I wouldn’t rule AA going in there...especially with military traffic. The airport opened in not the greatest of times and AA was either pre-occupied with bankruptcy/merging and wasn’t looking at new cities.Jump to post
Lots of UA adds in DEN is probably why the decrease in SFO-DEN frequency. DEN-SBP is a fairly new route and is already going 2x daily. DEN-SBA has never gone 4x daily or even 3x daily on a regular basis. The cut to SFO-CTU is continued bad news for secondary China cities for UA Here's to hoping the...Jump to post
Wow, merger capacity cut? *AS SEA-LAX MAR 13>9 APR 15>10 MAY 19>15 Also wow? *AS SEA-SFO MAR 8>4 APR 10>6 Appears to be true...huge cuts in both markets in March with a return to 'normal' in late April. Pulling Airbus for paint/reconfigure? Pulling Boeing for satellite wifi installation? I may be w...Jump to post
Lots of UA adds in DEN is probably why the decrease in SFO-DEN frequency.
DEN-SBP is a fairly new route and is already going 2x daily. DEN-SBA has never gone 4x daily or even 3x daily on a regular basis.
The cut to SFO-CTU is continued bad news for secondary China cities for UA
On a side note, it looks like SBP-SFO/LAX, SBA-LAX are no longer going to be at-risk/prorate markets for OO. With SMF and I believe ONT as well and OTH, it looks like UA will have taken over all of the CA routesJump to post
I believe they are about half way done with T8 gates. T7 looks to be mostly done. I dont think they are doing every T7 gate as extensively as they are in T8 with each gate being closed and re-done floor to ceiling. Everything looks beautiful that has been re- done. I’m interested in seeing how the f...Jump to post
UA IAH-ANC JUN 0>0.8 JUL 0>1.0 UA IAH-ASE JUN 0>0.8 JUL 0>1.0 UA IAH-BNA JUN 5>6 JUL 5>6 AUG 5>6 UA IAH-CHS JUN 1.9>3 JUL 1.8>3 AUG 1.9>3 UA IAH-CLL JUN 1.8>3 JUL 1.9>3 AUG 1.9>3 UA IAH-CMH JUL 5>4 UA IAH-COS JUN 3>4 JUL 3>4 UA IAH-ECP JUN 2>3 JUL 2>3 UA IAH-GPT JUN 3>4 JUL 3>4 Nice to see some IAH...Jump to post
FATFlyer wrote:SMX representatives are traveling to St. George in January to meet with Skywest about OO restarting service.
A few things: 1) The way it's always - Glass comes across as extra expense - in lots of US airports you are dealing with local/regional govt agencies who want a nice experience but this is considered over the top by some . 2) Thermal: Heat build up in airports in high temp/humidity areas would need...Jump to post
I believe T0 will happen sooner than T9 as it requires less work. T9 will require a bridge over Sepulveda as well as relocation of the Eagle's nest.Jump to post
My guess is that FAT-HNL may be announced as part of a multi-city schedule. 2X per week from FAT along with 2X per week from say both SBA and STS seems possible. I would expect AS to consider starting that first since HA will likely be looking more at routes to its existing cities during the fleet ...Jump to post
All the routes cited, viz. MKE/PHL/BWI/PHX are large enough to be O&D cities. Perhaps, with the Virgin and Horizon issues, PDX sort of lost focus. But 2018 probably will see PDX get a bunch of 170's deployed to open routes like PIT, Tulsa etc. Portland has a great tech industry and certainly ma...Jump to post
Didn't F9 fly DEN - SBA for a while with either an Embraer or a 319? Yes, with both. And on Sundays they only have 1 SFO flight from SBA early morning and it fills up but the other days when there are 2, they can’t fill them. I’m not sure why they don’t/didn’t consolidate them instead of running an...Jump to post