Search found 305 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: China Southern to exit SkyTeam
Replies: 73
Views: 10955

Re: Official: CZ to exit SkyTeam

The rumored CAN-DFW on CZ might be closer to happening then. Not likely before the next US-CHINA frequency negotiation. There is no more Zone 1 - US frequency on the Chinese side. There is 7 CAN dedicated frequency (along with around 21 US to China Zone 1 that will become available soon) on the US ...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: China Southern to exit SkyTeam
Replies: 73
Views: 10955

Re: Official: CZ to exit SkyTeam

Why? You don't think there's destination traffic to PVG? No I think that both of these flights depend on onward connections at PVG. ATL-PVG has failed 2 times before this and I think that Delta was using onward PVG connections to make it viable. I think the O/D market is adequately covered over DTW...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: China Southern to exit SkyTeam
Replies: 73
Views: 10955

Re: Official: CZ to exit SkyTeam

I imagine the rest of Skyteam is like ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, CZ was certainly one of the worse products in Skyteam.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)
Replies: 1787
Views: 100523

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)

With all this talk of China, what do the bi-laterals look like right now between India and China? It seems to me that they are pretty limited. Also, what is the visa process like for Chinese visiting India and Indians visiting China? If these bilaterals open up I wonder how much impact the Chinese c...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2018
Replies: 913
Views: 71089

Re: The MSY Thread - 2018

Why not just build an overpass for the cars leaving the airport from the arrivals side? That traffic circle looks like it could cause problems. Us Americans are generally poor roundabout drivers or at least that is what I remember from National Lampoon's European Vacation.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon's HQ2 Impact on DC's aviation?
Replies: 104
Views: 9808

Re: Amazon's HQ2 Impact on DC's aviation?

Now the story is AMZN is going to split the baby. https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-plans-to-split-hq2-evenly-between-two-cities-1541446552 But Amazon’s thinking shifted throughout the process as the company concluded that splitting its offices would allow it access to more tech talent than in jus...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines alleged pilot rape
Replies: 7
Views: 2900

Re: Alaska Airlines alleged pilot rape

This thread is not going to end well.
Image

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Re-inaugural SQ38 (SIN-LAX nonstop) is airborne and underway
Replies: 33
Views: 8115

Re: Re-inaugural SQ38 (SIN-LAX nonstop) is airborne and underway

TWA902fly wrote:
So SFO is operated with the regular A350-900, but LAX is with the ULR?

'902
Yes, SEA will be the plain vanilla/regular joe/average everyday A350 too.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Re-inaugural SQ38 (SIN-LAX nonstop) is airborne and underway
Replies: 33
Views: 8115

Re: Re-inaugural SQ38 (SIN-LAX nonstop) is airborne and underway

RamblinMan wrote:
Is this flight with the ULR version with all business and premium econ or is it the regular 359?
ULR

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Official: Singapore Announces SIN-SEA

SQ does not rely on connections from partners in the US at any of their stations to make their flights work. It is all based off O&D or XXX-SIN-USA/USA-SIN-XXX traffic . #2, It is just like EK does not need AS to make DXB-SEA work. That is not the game EK is playing nor is it the game SQ is pla...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL pilot 8 times over the limit at LHR
Replies: 93
Views: 16311

Re: JAL pilot 8 times over the limit at LHR

Wow, 189mg... That dude was not just drunk, he was tore up. That is almost 2.5 times the legal limit for driving in the US.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Official: Singapore Announces SIN-SEA

J343 wrote:
Can SQ actually match up CX's operations in N.America? Not talking about inflight products because I would pick CX anyday.
No. CX can reach most major cities of N.America with a normal plane. SQ cannot.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Official: Singapore Announces SIN-SEA

You're really just clueless. The fact you even say " Do you really think the boys in Singapore sit around " just shows the lack of awareness you have. SQ has many females that work there, but you clearly are living on another planet. SQ would not have started this route without the AS par...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Official: Singapore Announces SIN-SEA

A lot... Far more than they can offer CX which will arrive at 9PM... sorry I guess I meant the Inbound flight, so SEA-SIN will be hard for connections by AS. Huh? SEA-SIN on SQ27 departs at 10:40am. How is that going to be hard to funnel connections with a late morning departure like that? AS has f...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 747
Views: 180163

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

Imagine the level of doublespeak DL will make if they pickup AZ in regarding the QR/IG relationship.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Official: Singapore Announces SIN-SEA

hiflyeras wrote:
Fantastic news...this flight will be packed I'm sure. And 95 minutes is plenty of time for a turn...unless they hold passengers on board due to overcrowding in the SEA FIS.
There is not much, if any at all, activity in FIS when the SQ flight arrives.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Official: Singapore Announces SIN-SEA

BA wrote:
YouGeeElWhy wrote:
i just do not see how AS is the catalyst for SQ. On the outbound flight what connections could AS provide that early in the morning.


A lot... Far more than they can offer CX which will arrive at 9PM...
sorry I guess I meant the Inbound flight, so SEA-SIN will be hard for connections by AS.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Official: Singapore Announces SIN-SEA

Flight is timed just right for SQ’s India connection back like I thought it would be. Hopefully, SQ will make this daily eventually. Congrats to SEA! The new partnership bewteen SQ & AS is no doubt the catalyst here. Wonder if DL will respond? i just do not see how AS is the catalyst for SQ. On ...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: reports cash running out
Replies: 653
Views: 84243

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

A mega hub doesn't just happen.. it takes planning and investment from more parties than just an airline. DEL and BOM are not megahub quality airports (although the terminals are much nicer now than they were a decade + ago) It also takes the right policies to nurture, which India does not have. DE...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: reports cash running out
Replies: 653
Views: 84243

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

A mega hub doesn't just happen.. it takes planning and investment from more parties than just an airline. DEL and BOM are not megahub quality airports (although the terminals are much nicer now than they were a decade + ago) It also takes the right policies to nurture, which India does not have. DE...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: reports cash running out
Replies: 653
Views: 84243

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

DL needs 9W to make their upcoming JFK/ATL-BOM flight workable. If 9W goes tatas up that plan is likely dead. BA is getting close to UX, so it is unlikely DL would go there. You have to believe that DL would just give up on that new route rather than feed 9W any money that DL must know will go down ...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: LH considering order of up to 15 A380 Plus
Replies: 105
Views: 33008

Re: RUMOR: LH considering order of up to 15 A380 Plus

A.net would go into full meltdown if true.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Unconfirmed: Next SQ non-stop trans-Pacific destination...SEA

It's not just the TPAC network. With SQ partnership with AS (at least for FF points, not sure if they codeshare on anything right now), it further strengthen AS's standing in SEA overall. If that SQ flight is timed like the SFO, which you have to believe they will do that, connections are not possi...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Unconfirmed: Next SQ non-stop trans-Pacific destination...SEA

SteelChair wrote:
maybe Delta can compete SEA-ICN-SIN on JV partner KAL metal like they do in Europe thru AMS and CDG.
It would be quite uncompetitive vs SQ. It works for Delta because they have mastered squeezing blood from turnips.

psa1011 wrote:
I think DL would announce their own nonstop
No chance.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Unconfirmed: Next SQ non-stop trans-Pacific destination...SEA

These ranking articles are laughable. Sorry but my idea of a "tech city" isn't based on things like smartphone usage and patents filed per capita. It's much more about the overall local presence of tech companies as a contributor of GDP and employment. Seattle and Austin may be behind the...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Unconfirmed: Next SQ non-stop trans-Pacific destination...SEA

I don’t understand how 130 daily is going to make sea to sin work on an a350. Sfo and lax already have direct flight. Where else in as network have notable demand for Singapore? And remember, other carriers will capture some of connection traffic to Indonesia and Malaysia. The Chinese carriers are ...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Unconfirmed: Next SQ non-stop trans-Pacific destination...SEA

SIN-MIA is a stretch both economically and technically but unlike SYD-LHR it's a direct polar route so no head winds to contend with and in fact, it may be flown with a tail wind in both directions just like SIN-EWR. Can the ULR spend another 2.5 hours in the air? That's debatable considering they'...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 24183

Re: Unconfirmed: Next SQ non-stop trans-Pacific destination...SEA

I assume SQ, unlike the CX SEA flight, will time this so that it hits their India/MLE/CMB connection bank like their SFO flight. It always amazes me the connectivity SIN has to the Sub Continent without really moving Indians from North America in any great numbers like the EU3 or ME3.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW
Replies: 63
Views: 7074

Re: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW

TK is not leaving IAH, this guy is nuts. I know several TK direct staff at IAH, and at other stations. TK hauls plenty cargo on there IAH flight, plus with energy business back up, they would be dumb to leave IAH. TK, pulls alot more ethnic VFR traffic which IAH, has more of then DFW Pakistani, Ind...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW
Replies: 63
Views: 7074

Re: China Southen announces dfw

Going back to the TK rumor one of my friends that gave me the news about China southern also told me TK is dropping IAH for DFW and will start service in June This feels like a honeypot that a company would use to uncover info leaks. Give you something that is true with something that is not. I hop...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 399
Views: 113114

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

A330-800 is 乇乂T尺卂 丅卄l匸匚

or at least that short body, mini windows and supersized engines make it look so

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico axes MEX-BOS/PDX/IAD + MTY-LAS + GDL-SJC
Replies: 47
Views: 6524

Re: Aeromexico axes MEX-BOS/PDX/IAD + MTY-LAS + GDL-SJC

Feels like Daddy Delta is "helping" AM optimize their traffic.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 122085

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

I saw a poster reference this thread in another and thought I would see what all the darkness was about, but man I was not ready for autistic level of discussion happening here. What a pity.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 105
Views: 16448

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

Jetblue has an MoU, not an order. Moxy also has an MoU.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 105
Views: 16448

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

zschocheimages wrote:
Has anyone found them yet on the booking page? I just did some ghost bookings beginning on 31 January and everything still shows 717/319/320 (even into Feb).
Per the article linked by OP, they will not be for sale until October 20th.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 105
Views: 16448

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

So that means JFK/LGA-ORD will probably see them considering the heavy presence of AA/UA. They ordered a bunch of them, so I am sure it will make it there eventually, but it seems like NYC-ORD has more mainline than NYC-Texas for DL. From the deployment, it looks like DL is trying for a consistent ...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 105
Views: 16448

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

Guessing this is just the first round? Hoping to see these on LGA-MCI and LGA/JFK-ORD too. Seems like DL is putting these on routes that use RJs, but face competition from AA or UA. It would become the defacto "best plane" on those routes, so maybe DL is able to capture a premium over the...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for Seattle-Tacoma Region
Replies: 107
Views: 10249

Re: New airport for Seattle-Tacoma Region

This whole thread
Image

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)
Replies: 1787
Views: 100523

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)

BLR LHR : The route has PDEW 297 and thus is clearly underserved with only one flight daily (BA). However AI will require good amount of connections at LHR end to make it work well because I doubt how much local feed AI can get at BLR. I hope they code share with UA this time . That would interesti...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: reports cash running out
Replies: 653
Views: 84243

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

There are several complications if Delta or any other airline were to acquire Jet. Since EY already owns 26% of Jet any acquisition would involve buying out EY's share, plus additional funds for equity infusion at the same time ensuring 49% FDI cap is not breached. Too much trouble for its worth. H...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)
Replies: 1787
Views: 100523

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)

One thing I'm unable to figure out The partnership of BA and UK ( which I expected to be something like 9W AF KL) is something different . Vistara codeshares only on DEL LHR flights and BA codeshares on all Vistara's ex DEL flights . BA already has non stops from five Indian cities so there isn't a...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus
Replies: 133
Views: 28927

Re: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus

MartijnNL wrote:
The A340-500 that preceded the A350-900 ULR on this route had 100 business class seats. Using less fuel and carrying 61 passengers more might make a difference.


Do we have any ideas/guesses as to how much less fuel will be used and what that would equate to an actual money?

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus
Replies: 133
Views: 28927

Re: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus

QF gives 1 toilet for 28J going 8hrs and AC gives 6 toilets for 398(!) pax on 14hr flights. Most A320/737s have only 2-3 toilets for upwards of 190 passengers. I was talking about J where the bubbly flows free for 16 hours, not AC's slave ship class or a short haul A320/737. I have been waiting qui...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus
Replies: 133
Views: 28927

Re: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus

I am not sure why but the number of toilets on this plane gives me anxiety. It does not seem like enough. 3 for 67 bladders in J and 3 for 94 bladders in W.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 256
Views: 33130

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

There are some outside secondary possibilities - DME (on AA metal) No US3 serving Moscow. If AA were to attempt that it would certainly be from JFK or PHL but it would certainly light money on fire. NGO (JAL) Let’s hope BCN (IB) AA would be better to serve BCN, but it would canabilize their MAD fli...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 17160

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

Just a quick note. The first bases for the DL A220's will be NYC and SLC. LAX will not be getting an A220 base, as SLC is geographically in a better location for A220's to hit all west coast bases. LAX will instead open an A320 base. Other than that she looks beautiful!!! I am not doubting you, but...

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 17160

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

I know LAX/NYC will be first, but how long till she shows up at SEA? Seems like the perfect machine for DL's ops there.

Oh, and she is a beauty.

Jump to post
by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumours about Air France US expansion
Replies: 82
Views: 10472

Re: Air France Us expansion

That J seat they use on their A330 is awfully awful. They are updating the seat over the next couple years to the one that UA uses on their 787s :o

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7