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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 183
Views: 23558

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

sorry Whataburger (and In-n-Out) both WAYYYY overrrated in my book :) revoke away! What is overrated is people comparing $3 burgers with $9 burgers. - Satellite E will be done in April - flights begin around May 1 - The LUS gates will remain and possibly add another jet bridge there - Total Termina...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND
Replies: 36
Views: 5067

Re: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND

ATL will be the king for a long time unless there is some kind of change in the marketplace in the US east coast like highspeed rail, 2nd ATL airport or some new P2P regional flying technology. It will not lose its title due to being outgrown by another airport. PEK/Daxing speaks for itself. Daxing ...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND
Replies: 36
Views: 5067

Re: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND

Any idea which airport is #1 in actual passenger count ie., not double counting transit passengers. LAX is that worldwide or just USA? Is there a list specifically for this? Not for the world, but LAX has the highest O&D in the US. DXB is certain heavy on the connecting passengers. It is possib...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND
Replies: 36
Views: 5067

Re: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND

dtw2hyd wrote:
Any idea which airport is #1 in actual passenger count ie., not double counting transit passengers.

LAX

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina deregulated today its domestic air market
Replies: 9
Views: 1271

Re: Argentina deregulated today its domestic air market

Let the bloodbath begin. We deregulated the US airline industry in 1978; it's been pretty ugly ever since! But at least ma and pa Kettle can afford to fly Allegiant's $19 fare from nowhere to nowhere else, and clog up the TSA line for thirty minutes as they vehemently explain that their liquid medi...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian identifies CHI, WAS, MSY, and Texas as next target markets for US ops
Replies: 111
Views: 13386

Re: Norwegian identifies CHI, WAS, MSY, and Texas as next target markets for US ops

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=674943&p=10075839#p10075839

If he is trolling them it is the long game for sure.

Hats off to you sir.
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and 10 years ago COLover gave us this gem.

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=674943&p=10075839#p10075839

If he is trolling them it is the long game for sure.

Hats off to you sir.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta moves seat of Ann Coulter
Replies: 317
Views: 34920

Re: Delta moves seat of Ann Coulter

Why is this dumpster fire of a thread still open?

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Jul 06, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo to go longhaul!!
Replies: 51
Views: 10746

Re: IndiGo to go longhaul!!

Great news for India and 6E. If they are following the Air Aisa model I find it hard to believe they will be flying to the Western Hemisphere, since in that model you load up an A330 with 9 across or an A350 with 10 across. That type of density which is needed in this model will never consider North...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 147587

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

How long will Qatar go on turning the other cheek, which is the best strategy at the moment as Saudi and UAE look like bullies?

IF, Qatar started to lash out itself what would it look like? Cut the LNG pipeline to UAE? Have Iran NOTAM their airspace for UAE and Saudi?

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu May 11, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 348
Views: 39792

Re: India Aviation Thread - May 2017

India reliance on air travel is misplaced to connect it's smaller/medium size cities. Right now there are something like 900 orders on the books for narrowbodies. Where are they going to find qualified pilots for all of these planes? Skies are going to be clogged with all that traffic too. If fuel g...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu May 11, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 352
Views: 37232

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

Huh what I wrote applies equally to a US origin pax as an Indian one. Why not? What's wrong with arriving at DEL in the early afternoon leaving plenty of time to connect onward to secondary cities so you'd arrive there by 9-10 PM For me, it works leaving the US in the early/late evening, which the ...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed May 10, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 352
Views: 37232

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

I think after a 16 hour flight form the US the 2 hour domestic Indian flight on a 737 or A320 doesn't bother most people especially since food is served. Also AI offers wide body international connectors to BOM & HYD at a min. I think the main advantage is the AI flights arrive the US early tha...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed May 10, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 352
Views: 37232

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

Personally , as an American flying from a major US city to cities in India that are not Mumbai or Delhi , I'd avoid AI due to their underwhelming J and connecting to a narrowbody to other cities in India is a nonstarter for me too, but I get the appeal of AI to Indians. I wish them luck. For passen...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed May 10, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 352
Views: 37232

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

make something work with the UA hub on top of a decent sized Indian community. But DFW? Are you kidding me? DFW is the mother of all AA hubs and two of the ME3 are already eating EK alive, let alone AI! You cannot think about AI's plan in terms of an American, but rather an Indian. No Visa issues w...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW-MYR on AA
Replies: 6
Views: 1276

Re: DFW-MYR on AA

When did AA drop this route? I guess NK ran AA off that route, which is fine considering they have CLT as a hub. What passengers would fly it? MYR appeals to a lower-income crowd. Who would fly from DFW past South Padre Island and the Florida Panhandle beaches just to go to MYR? (I don't mean that i...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with Light rail/metro and heavy rail connections
Replies: 54
Views: 3330

Re: Airports with Light rail/metro and heavy rail connections

bomber996 wrote:
These are just a few off the top of my head.
Question was airports with both Light and Heavy rail connections.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with Light rail/metro and heavy rail connections
Replies: 54
Views: 3330

Re: Airports with Light rail/metro and heavy rail connections

In 2018 DFW will add a Heavy Rail connection to go along with it's existing Light Rail connection.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Antonov 26 crashed in South Sudan
Replies: 21
Views: 5197

Re: Antonov 26 crashed in South Sudan

What a ride this thread was... I was like :( then :/ and finally :)

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - February 2017
Replies: 120
Views: 8863

Re: India Aviation Thread - February 2017

KiloRomeoDelta wrote:
Have any other carriers announced A350 flights to any Indian airports?
At some point BA is going to replace their 777-200s they fly into India with the A350-1000.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA planning a new route to Indian Sub Continent?
Replies: 66
Views: 9687

Re: Is AA planning a new route to Indian Sub Continent?

I forgot that LH has a MAA flight. I was under the impression that they were missing HYD and MAA but you're right. I still don't think AA needs to chase India but you're right in UA's connectivity between its direct flights and LH's. But either way, you're correct. India is too important for them n...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA planning a new route to Indian Sub Continent?
Replies: 66
Views: 9687

Re: Is AA planning a new route to Indian Sub Continent?

Any chance AA would want to tie up with 6E? They have a good following in India, mostly reliable, vast network. Of course they lack a premium cabin but IMO that's not really necessary given the short (relatively) stage lengths in India. The question is would 6E think it's worth the trouble to take ...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA planning a new route to Indian Sub Continent?
Replies: 66
Views: 9687

Re: Is AA planning a new route to Indian Sub Continent?

AA has the best JV partner for Indian travel. Just give up on India. BA has the best set of connections to secondary Indian cities of any of the European carriers. You can go one stop to every major city via LHR. That's such a huge competitive advantage that DL and UA just don't have. LH used to be...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK/ORD - HKG on AA?
Replies: 77
Views: 9745

Re: JFK/ORD - HKG on AA?

If AA had a deeper code-share with CX, it might be able to be successful with an ORD route. Connections to other cities in Asia via NRT and JL can be limited, and will probably remain so given that the focus in Tokyo is more on HND right now. So this route could attract travelers who want to fly on...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK/ORD - HKG on AA?
Replies: 77
Views: 9745

Re: JFK/ORD - HKG on AA?

If AA opened up JFK (possible) or ORD (very doubtful) to HKG then CX might do something contentious like open up DFW.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK to shift to DWC by 2025
Replies: 19
Views: 4636

Re: EK to shift to DWC by 2025

Why would they not just redevelop DXB after the move to DWC. More apartments, more offices, more malls, more hotels, more "culture".

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways confirms 787-9 and 737 MAX order
Replies: 258
Views: 47705

Re: Qatar Airways to make "large" plane order "soon"

I assume crew rests will be on the 787-9s.

It is a shame the news they are putting off the new 777 business class seat reveal till Berlin in 2017.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A350 Routes
Replies: 36
Views: 8769

Re: American A350 Routes

only one with a remote chance of happening is DFW-TPE Hate to break it to you but that is a pipe dream too, lol. I doubt AA is going to do anything to significant on new routes with the A350 considering what it has on order (~45 787-8/9,A350) vs what it plans on retiring (~30 767/A333) plus what it...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Aug 31, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways confirms 787-9 and 737 MAX order
Replies: 258
Views: 47705

Re: Qatar Airways to make "large" plane order "soon"

That "Historic" Announcement was about the A350 flying to JFK. "Major" is leaving me wanting.

Rather than new planes AAB, how about you get WiFi on all the planes and put that new business seat you started yapping about last year on the 777s.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to take EK 777-300A aircraft
Replies: 24
Views: 14675

Re: CX to take EK 777-300A aircraft

Just for fun, let's hope CX deploys them to India.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future DFW Airlines and Destinations
Replies: 61
Views: 6260

Re: Future DFW Airlines and Destinations

EI in DUB is OW, but the market is even smaller than AMS and EI's network pales in comparison to BA (for onward connections). BA covers European connections quite well from DFW . What you forget is IAG is going to use DUB as a reliever airport for LHR, which IAG want to leave resource limited (i.e....

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Aug 09, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future DFW Airlines and Destinations
Replies: 61
Views: 6260

Re: Future DFW Airlines and Destinations

What about WOW or Norwegian?

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of DFW
Replies: 38
Views: 5104

Re: The Future of DFW

The same thing that stopped Delta from successfully operating a hub at DFW the last time - namely, AA's dominance. The DFW market isn't large enough for two network airline hubs plus Southwest (now greatly enlarged from 2005). AA operates the world's second largest airline hub at DFW. Delta would n...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2517
Views: 175245

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Boys I am afraid you just Digg.com-ed your selfs. There is a whole history of UX/UI changes destroying web communities.

Have you compared your stats (posts/views) for before and after the change? Feels like both of those things are down across the board.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Indian Aviation Policy: Open Skies, 5/20 Rule Change
Replies: 13
Views: 2236

Re: New Indian Aviation Policy: Open Skies, 5/20 Rule Change

Seems like 5000km excludes some of the EU. Would it be possible for India to negotiate Open Skies with the EU and it not cover all EU countries?

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Jun 07, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated April 2016 Loads
Replies: 14
Views: 1754

RE: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated April 2016 Loads

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/a380787" class="quote" target="_blank">a380787</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> what *exactly* is a 102.56% load factor for...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed May 11, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Is Looking At Europe To Mexico 5th Freedoms
Replies: 30
Views: 9849

RE: EK Is Looking At Europe To Mexico 5th Freedoms

Anyone know if the 777-8 could do MEX-DXB?

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed May 04, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Selects New Business Class Seat (B/E)
Replies: 60
Views: 15072

RE: AA Selects New Business Class Seat (B/E)

oh my finger crossing worked, lol.

http://i.imgur.com/OhU22od.png

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777, 787, 797,...and Then?
Replies: 71
Views: 16539

RE: 777, 787, 797,...and Then?

They should do some kind of versioning like software if it is just going to be a flying tube with engines. If they do something radical like BWB or an SST then they can grab the 797 ,but I am not holding my breath for anything like that. 737.v4 (Classic=v1, <acronym title="Lauda Air (Austria)">NG</a...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom: NYC-LON Mach 2.2 Startup
Replies: 100
Views: 31206

RE: Boom: NYC-LON Mach 2.2 Startup

Boom, the startup that wants to build supersonic planes, just signed a massive deal with Virgin <a href="http://techcrunch.com/2016/03/23/boom-the-startup-that-wants-to-build-supersonic-planes-just-signed-a-massive-deal-with-virgin/" target="_blank">http://techcrunch.com/2016/03/23/boo...signed-a-ma...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Mar 22, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom: NYC-LON Mach 2.2 Startup
Replies: 100
Views: 31206

RE: Boom: NYC-LON Mach 2.2 Startup

Boom CEO is in this comment thread answering questions.

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=11329286

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom: NYC-LON Mach 2.2 Startup
Replies: 100
Views: 31206

Boom: NYC-LON Mach 2.2 Startup

Just saw this on Hacker News.

http://boom.aero/

I wish them luck.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: January 2016 DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated Loads
Replies: 19
Views: 3868

RE: January 2016 DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated Loads

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/a380787" class="quote" target="_blank">a380787</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> ...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Dec 30, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways S16 Operation Changes
Replies: 35
Views: 14283

RE: Qatar Airways S16 Operation Changes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/enilria" class="quote" target="_blank">enilria</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> Quoting B8887 (Reply 7): Slight increase in...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Announces Partnership With Delta/KLM
Replies: 128
Views: 25675

RE: Jet Airways Announces Partnership With Delta/KLM

Considering this plan of theirs it is odd that <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> would drop <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (Regional) (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> and a...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Dec 15, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW October 2015 Estimated Foreign Carrier Loads
Replies: 11
Views: 1899

RE: DFW October 2015 Estimated Foreign Carrier Loads

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetblue1965" class="quote" target="_blank">jetblue1965</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> but <acronym title="Qatar Airways">...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCCs Prefer The 787 Over The A350
Replies: 168
Views: 30925

RE: LCCs Prefer The 787 Over The A350

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Joost" class="quote" target="_blank">Joost</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>787: Norwegian, Scoot, TUI (are they low-cost?)<...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Announces Partnership With Delta/KLM
Replies: 128
Views: 25675

RE: Jet Airways Announces Partnership With Delta/KLM

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/enilria" class="quote" target="_blank">enilria</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</ac...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCCs Prefer The 787 Over The A350
Replies: 168
Views: 30925

LCCs Prefer The 787 Over The A350

Is this supposition true? It seems so, but I wonder why.

Also does anyone know the exact breakdown of LCC orders by each respective model.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Dec 14, 2015 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Announces Partnership With Delta/KLM
Replies: 128
Views: 25675

RE: Jet Airways Announces Partnership With Delta/KLM

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/enilria" class="quote" target="_blank">enilria</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Agreed. You wonder why <acronym title="Eti...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR Set For "Historic" Announcement In NYC Dec 9
Replies: 177
Views: 44946

RE: QR Set For "Historic" Announcement In NYC Dec 9

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AABB777" class="quote" target="_blank">AABB777</a> (<a href="#132" class="quote">Reply 132</a>):<br/><i>This replaces their former tagline of 'W...

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