A South Carolina family is suing AA after a woman died following a collapse on a AA102 from HNL to DFW. The family claims that after a doctor on board examined the woman and suggested an immediate diversion to the captain (somewhere over New Mexico), the pilot opted to continue to DFW after conferri...Jump to post
Looks like BOS is getting another destination courtesy B6. BOS-BUR will begin September 5 No announcement made yet but it was mentioned in another thread and bookable on their website. I did a dummy booking myself and looks like around a 3:30 departure on A320. Clawing their way to 200 flights a day...Jump to post
I think AA pulled out / removed a lot of flights out of the JFK and Boston markets ..... they dont want to compete with the other air carriers. Not much money to be made there. I think thats the simple explanation. Agreed. The reason for anything the airlines do is money. They are both really compe...Jump to post
I agree that due to the reported dissatisfaction in their current E190 fleet, they will go for the C series.
Optimistically speaking, I think routes like BOS-DUB/EDI/MAN/STN/SNN/KEF are likely, as well as JFK-DUB/SNN/BHX. Hope for the best!
Are airport like BRU, AMS, and CDG within A321LR range?
Did anybody happen to notice in the Massport presentation's section talking about new and increased services that they had listed Avianca to San Salvador? Was this a mistake or did they let some news slip that was not released to the public yet? I can;t find anything about it online...Jump to post
This reminds me of the initial 747-8 concepts that included sleeping areas for first class passengers on the rear of the upper deck.... which never actually happened. It's a neat idea but I don't think it's very practical. What F passenger wants to shlep downstairs to sleep when other airlines offer...Jump to post
Will B6 get into any beef with their TATL partners if they start service? For example, will they fly to DUB and SNN and piss off EI? Or avoid those routes all together? Or perhaps make a JV a la DL and VS?
Seems really bad to turn their back on their partners after such a long time together.
Or maybe Sir Richard will take that opportunity to announce his rebooting of the brand with a new US airline: Second Virgin. Not really a Virgin the second time around, are you? ;) But seriously, I hope they have a nice going away celebration for the airline. it certainly will be missed a lot!Jump to post
In terms of BOS departures for this coming spring/summer, where 1 is Monday and 7 is Sunday: BA238 - usually around 7:40 (777, not sure if E or W - 1234567) BA212 - usually around 19:15 (A380 1,5,7 / 744 2,3,4,6) BA202 - usually around 21:40 (777, not sure if E or W - 1234567) BA214 - usually aroun...Jump to post
I was on a B6 flight last week and seated near the front of the cabin. The FA started making safety announcements and talked for about 30 seconds before she realized she hadn't pressed down the button fully and only the first 4 rows could hear her. She then turned to us and (jokingly) yelled at us f...Jump to post
As far as gate counts go, I seem to recall seeing in the latest board presentation that, in the section regarding construction and expansion, they were playing with the idea of adding more gates to the old United pier of Terminal C. 6 gates certainly could not fit in there, but by the looks of satel...Jump to post
I flew in from LGA Sunday night on B6 (great "enhanced" service onboard IMO) and when we arrived saw a B6 plane at gate C27. I thought that this gate was typically used for Cape Air's flights but instead an E190 was parked there and I saw no 402C's around. Today it shows 9K departures are ...Jump to post
I agree that I am disappointed - and I'm usually not with new liveries, even Eurowhite ones. I liked AC, WN, AA and IB when many did not - but this is just so boring, and I really think its because of the use of one color. That being said - LH's original livery was pretty boring too. It was stereoty...Jump to post
I think the LHR one is useful because of the large amount of TATL traffic. These flights typically arrive earlier in the day and if you're flying in for a business meeting the next day, you might be looking to kill some time before your hotel check in. Conversely, much of the traffic at JFK is also ...Jump to post
I saw an NK plan the other day in the livery that's two generations old! The bird was still in the silver blocky colors, but obviously NK isn't going to spend the money to pull planes out of service just for a paint job. Legacies however will do just that. AC has been painting their fleet pretty fas...Jump to post
Sort of on topic question, but this question doesn't warrant its own thread: what is the B6 BOS-LGA service like? I know that upon launch, they had free beer/wine, free bagels upon boarding, and you could get free coffee in the terminal with your boarding pass, but did these perks survive until toda...Jump to post
With the exception of LHR, all routes to Europe are "monopolies." (LGW is not really a biz airport and AA pulled out CDG). I know they are both SkyTeam, but do AF and DL have a TATL JV like AA and BA do? If not, then that would make CDG still somewhat competitive. Yes they have a JV. It's...Jump to post
Loved this report! You're so lucky you had a chance to experience all that! Thanks so much for sharingJump to post
BOS layout stinks for a hub airline. It is made for decent sized operations from many carriers. It is not meant for a hub airline, sadly. Terminal A is already almost at capacity. Every time I am in there the place is a zoo and check-in and security are flooded with people. When WN moves out, ya th...Jump to post
*BA JFK-LCY AUG 0.9>0.2
Gucci gang gucci gang gucci gang gucci gang gucci gang gucci gang gucci gang! Just kidding... but he does reference flying private jets now in the preceding line, so really I think he means to flip off all commerial travel instead of private jets (like, haha I don't have to fly coach anymore) and, i...Jump to post
As much as I wanted a Boeing order, I think DL made the right choice with the A321. The 757's are getting old, and while many will say that the A321 isn't a 757 replacement (and I don't disagree), it's the closest plane being produced right now. Boeing should have focused on a MOM much earlier inste...Jump to post
http://www.departedflights.com/BOS95.html (1995) (how times have changed, even in 22 years) These are great! I noticed in the last one Qantas was listed as an airline in Terminal B. I know they would have never served BOS direct, but was there ever a tag on from JFK or something along those lines? ...Jump to post
JannEejit wrote:Lol, it's like a scene from one of those Disney Pixar cartoons. I take it this is for the Emirates flight training school ?
AA BOS-PIT MAR 3>1.7 AA BOS-ROC MAR 3>1.5 AA DFW-BOS MAR 8>7 AA LAX-BOS MAR 6>5 AA ORD-BOS MAR 9>8 AA PHL-BOS MAR 11>10 From the OAG Threat (thank you Enilria), AA continuing to cut PIT and ROC flights as well as flights across the board as well. I was expecting more of a response to DL adding DL1 ...Jump to post
Hi All, I was watching an older movie last night ( Planes, Trains, & Automobiles ) and noticed that in a scene at a Chicago L station, there was an advertisement for "The Sun Run" by America West. I did some Googling to find out what this route was (at least I assume it was the name o...Jump to post
Hi All, I was watching an older movie last night ( Planes, Trains, & Automobiles ) and noticed that in a scene at a Chicago L station, there was an advertisement for "The Sun Run" by America West. I did some Googling to find out what this route was (at least I assume it was the name of...Jump to post
Hi Guys so does this mean they are putting the international 757s on the routes or some of the widebodies? All D1 flights out of BOS will be the internationally-configured 757s. I believe most out of JFK are too but I think I heard that some JFK-SEA are scheduled 767s or the flights are often upgag...Jump to post
Wow.... I had no clue these proceedings were going on but I am shocked that anyone would be so low as to blame UA and AA for monetary losses regarding 9/11. Really, this is an instance of kicking the airlines while they were down (maybe not now, but 13 years ago when this started). Really disgusted ...Jump to post
Actually, all airline tickets are sold in zones, or "fare classes". For economy alone, BA has 12 different classes (Y,B,H,K,L,M,N,S,V,Q,O,G) based on ticket price and upgrade/FF points eligibility. These classes are applied to all tickets so I would imagine it'd actually be quite easy to i...Jump to post
annnndd in quick succession the T-100's for May are out. International Snapshot is linked here for you to review. Detail reports will come out as they are completed on the site. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B61t8CyireX8VzhWbk9nYW1DRGM A few interesting points. BOS-HKG daily and only dropped 0....Jump to post
Would it be possible at all to swap locations of 19L/1R with Taxiway L? That would separate the runways more but wouldn't require landfilling or losing a taxiway - although I'm not sure that would leave enough clearance on the new taxiway l between both runways.Jump to post
AF086 wrote:LATAM opened its GRUBOS flights for booking as follows:
JJ8164 - GRU 23h55 - 09h10 BOS - 763 - _34_6_D
JJ8165 - BOS 18h05 - 05h25 GRU - 763 - 2_45_S_
I didn't like it on paper but now that i see the image of the actual a/c, I think it looks pretty good! I agree that either the "A" should be lowercase of the "t" should be capitalized though...
Can't wait to see a 738 in it!
What a week so far! Very excited to see the EK order - they were/are in need of a smaller aircraft for more regional routes following the retirement of all the A330/340's. The Boeing rumor machine seems to be coming true at this airshow so I wouldn't be surprised to see the Saudia 777-9 order. They ...Jump to post
A few more changes for Summer 2018:
- 789 now slated for YYZ-AMS and YYZ-MUC (333 had been announced)
- 77L now slated for YYZ-FRA (AC876) and YYC-FRA (789 had been announced)
More changes to come, I imagine.
Regarding ORD specifically - if Delta is removing its "Shuttle" branding from ORD, that would be interesting given that AA is apparently going to be expanding its "Shuttle" branding to ORD in the near future. Word in Seattle is that it's just a marketing change to cut some costs...Jump to post
As far as I know, in the near future DL's W product will not be seen on domestic hops unless an A350 is subbed in. With so few aircraft currently running the international routes, I doubt they will be redeployed anywhere else anytime soon. That being said, if an aircraft was to be subbed in, i'm gue...Jump to post
If anyone looked into the article and website they would see that B6 is only looking for 22 people (and one guest each) to do this charity work - hardly enough people to fill up even half of an E190 and not enough to simply "put butts in seats" on low yielding flights. The flights are to H...Jump to post
I don't feel that DL has ever really embraced its NW past, so I doubt you will see any NW decals on any aircraft or any routes that reflect ones by the old airline. Hell, I'm not sure if you'll see any decals at all on the plane.Bottom line, I really don't think they will come up with any surprises ...Jump to post
I find it odd that it will not be named Air Italia (or Aereo Italia). Why name an airline using the country's non-primary language? Sure English is spoken a lot, but it seems less prideful not to use Italian. That's like naming an airline Areo Estados Unidos in the US or calling Lufthansa being call...Jump to post
LHR/JFK in some form has to be the last flight (on a high J jet). I agree that this will probably be one of the last flights. The high premium demand and passenger volumes on this route coupled with the relatively short tatl journey makes it an ideal candidate for the large but fuel-inefficient jet...Jump to post
Nothing has been compromised, it's just a glitch of some kind. It's happened with one other user that I'm aware of. It's a known issue, so I believe they're working on it. In the mean time, if it occurs again, just let us know. We can change it manually, as I've done with the thread in question. Ju...Jump to post
Hi 1337Delta764, I am the one who originally posted this thread under my account. I have no clue how it switched to yours. If you look in some of the replies, I was quoted as the topic author. I too am curious as to how this happened! Glad you noticed too.Jump to post
CFO Steve Grunning said in an investor event today that the last 744 in BA's fleet will exit in February of 2024. The fleet currently consists of 36 aircraft - half of which are set to be retired by 2021. "Gunning's data indicates that BA expects to maintain a fleet of 63 777s over the period t...Jump to post