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by 77H
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will BA offer HNL service?
Replies: 46
Views: 5880

Re: Will BA offer HNL service?

The market isn’t there for a LON-HNL flight. Most brits that wish to holiday afar go to places like the Caribbean, Thailand, Maldives etc. Hawaii is just to far, as likely direct flight would be too expensive. OMAA There is a market from London to Honolulu but not a big enough market for a direct f...

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by 77H
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Phoenix Sky Harbor is named the best U.S. airport for the second time
Replies: 33
Views: 1795

Re: Phoenix Sky Harbor is named the best U.S. airport for the second time

Would love to understand how HNL made the list of Top 10 when airports like SFO aren't even mentioned and a place like DEN is in the bottom 10. HNL is a dump, stuck in a bygone time. Yes the open air aspect is cool and unique but there is nothing else I would consider pleasant about the airport othe...

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by 77H
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Who makes airline’s fleet decisions?
Replies: 11
Views: 2394

Re: Who makes airline’s fleet decisions?

Fleet Planning, at least where I work has nothing to do with aircraft procurement, but rather, analyzing how best to use the various types in fleet within the network.

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by 77H
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA starts SFO to Papeete today, increases to year-round service
Replies: 42
Views: 7380

Re: UA starts SFO-PPT today, increases to year-round service

I don’t think this route will do well. FrenchBee already has ultra low cost flights on the same route and with a connection to Orly, these flights are mostly full. But United is way more expensive and only picks up on American traffic. Sheesh, it isn't even 3 hrs into the inaugural flight and you'r...

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by 77H
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX EWR route cuts: Which are next?
Replies: 46
Views: 6897

Re: UAX EWR route cuts: Which are next?

In the past few months, United Express has cut multiple regional routes out of EWR and shifted them to IAD to alleviate congestion and improve connection. So far, routes like EWR-CHA/AVP/MHT/LEX/AVL are ones that have been shifted to IAD. It appears they are doing this in waves every few months, so...

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by 77H
Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Speculation: Delta possible takeover of Hawaiian?
Replies: 36
Views: 5167

Re: Speculation: Delta possible takeover of Hawaiian?

I love mergers in general and I specifically love everything about this rumor, which has been circulating for at least 2 years now. The handwriting is on the wall: HA will not remain independent. Someone WILL acquire them or merge with them. DL sees what is about to take place in the industry and h...

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by 77H
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ‘No access to overhead bins’ for basic Economy
Replies: 32
Views: 3837

Re: ‘No access to overhead bins’ for basic Economy

Avoid flying United basic economy at all costs—it is living hell. Our travel agent screwed up and my wife and I were put into basic economy on a 737-900 of UAL from SFO to IAD. The arm rests are locked and do not go up and it is so tight in those seats you cannot move a muscle. I have taken over 1,...

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by 77H
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N777UA- How much longer does she have?
Replies: 52
Views: 11430

Re: N777UA- How much longer does she have?

UA will probably fly the 772As until the wings start falling off. They have very little resale value, but they're still relatively modern aircraft that are perfect for stuffing as many seats as possible into them and flying them on 2-6 hour domestic flights. They'll probably be good for another fiv...

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by 77H
Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are the US3 so weak in India and China?
Replies: 90
Views: 9514

Re: Why are the US3 so weak in India and China?

Look at the competition such as EK which flies from 12 US airports (LAX, SFO, SEA, ORD, BOS, JFK, EWR, IAD, IAH, DFW, FLL and MCO) to nine Indian and seven Chinese destinations from its DXB hub. Nobody in their right mind is going to fly ME3 from US to China via DXB, period. Takes twice as long and...

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by 77H
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N777UA- How much longer does she have?
Replies: 52
Views: 11430

Re: N777UA- How much longer does she have?

UA will likely keep the 77A fleet until the oldest frames hit the 30 year mark at least. One reason is that there is no replacement aircraft for the unique role the 77A fills at UA. Many have posited that the 77E will replace the A model as the 359s come online. I think as the 787 program matures a...

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by 77H
Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N777UA- How much longer does she have?
Replies: 52
Views: 11430

Re: N777UA- How much longer does she have?

UA will probably fly the 772As until the wings start falling off. They have very little resale value, but they're still relatively modern aircraft that are perfect for stuffing as many seats as possible into them and flying them on 2-6 hour domestic flights. They'll probably be good for another fiv...

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by 77H
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 627
Views: 60689

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

My guesses for SEA and PDX: (obviously I don't think that these would be announced all at once, but overtime, this is where I see any new route additions going for AS) SEA: SEA-ELP (1x daily, E175) SEA-MSN (1x daily, E175) SEA-TUL (1x daily, E175) SEA-DSM (1x daily, E175) SEA-JAC (1x daily, E175) S...

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by 77H
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 87
Views: 7533

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018

UA just announced LAX-MSN today beginning 31 March. Looks like it will be operated by E75 equipment.

SFO made a lot of sense but it’s surprising UA would launch LAX before IAH or IAD. Either way, good to see UA continue to grow LAX and MSN for that matter.

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by 77H
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Majors flying into another Major’s HUB?
Replies: 46
Views: 7947

Re: Majors flying into another Major’s HUB?

Perhaps the reason UA only provides limited service to FL from DEN is that origin pax prefer to travel to Mexico and Hawaii over Florida? DEN has nonstops to almost every vacation spot in Mexico and daily flights to each main airport in Hawaii. UA provides 871 daily seats year-round but can’t offer...

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by 77H
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: HA the 319Neo and SNA
Replies: 31
Views: 3890

Re: Hypothetical: HA the 19N and SNA

HA will not be acquiring a subfleet to operate a single route. HAL is just too conservative for something that silly. IMO to capture the Orange County market, HAL will develop LGB. In other LA area news... I suspect we'll see a return of ONT before too long. I guess you missed the title of this pos...

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by 77H
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 968
Views: 74008

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

So many ignorant statements in one post. Sprawl construction? Yes, so what? PHX is a young metro area built with modern city planning techniques. I'm not sure how that's a knock on PHX. Retirees? Again, so what? We do have hundreds of thousands of retirees here that pump dozens if not hundreds of m...

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by 77H
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: HA the 319Neo and SNA
Replies: 31
Views: 3890

Hypothetical: HA the 319Neo and SNA

Its approaching a decade since SNA has had nonstop service to Hawaii. I read a few years ago SNA was looking into incentives for an airline to restart service. Not sure if that’s still the case. I’ve heard from numerous sources that AQ’s SNA flights were popular and money makers for the airline. CO ...

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by 77H
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 968
Views: 74008

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Hello, I don't follow the Phoenix thread so go easy on me here :angel: Today I noticed that BA has 2 flights LHR-PHX, both on 744's...which got me wondering - how has VS & D8 not started a LHR/LGW-PHX, even seasonally? I understand PHX is an AA hub, but I somewhat see PHX as similar to AUS in t...

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by 77H
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Majors flying into another Major’s HUB?
Replies: 46
Views: 7947

Re: Majors flying into another Major’s HUB?

Perhaps the reason UA only provides limited service to FL from DEN is that origin pax prefer to travel to Mexico and Hawaii over Florida? DEN has nonstops to almost every vacation spot in Mexico and daily flights to each main airport in Hawaii. UA provides 871 daily seats year-round but can’t offer ...

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by 77H
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD on track to overtake ATL for busiest airport by flight ops
Replies: 34
Views: 4125

Re: ORD on track to overtake ATL for busiest airport by flight ops

ORD has always looked and felt busier than ATL Maybe you should read this out loud, to understand just how ridiculous it sounds.... ;) so it was only a matter of time before the numbers caught up. ORD has "caught" ATL several times over the last two decades in terms of ops numbers. ATL ha...

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by 77H
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD
Replies: 135
Views: 24966

Re: UA MAYDAY call into SYD

article mentioned the plane, a Boeing 787-900, only had 180 passengers on board. A rather light load don't you think? Firstly there is no such thing as a 787-900, its a 787-9 secondly the latest reports suggest that there were 239 passengers on board. https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/i...

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by 77H
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2225
Views: 293063

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I agree that I don't think the 77A on the transcons is ideal. From what I remember, they only started putting that plane on the former p.s. routes when they made BOS-SFO all lie flats and they didn't have enough 752s to cover all the routes. I recall this being the case also. With the MOM no where ...

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by 77H
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian 5th freedom flights from Tokyo - thoughts?
Replies: 12
Views: 2379

Re: Hawaiian 5th freedom flights from Tokyo

US airlines can fundamentally not compete with the legacy Asian airlines both on cost and on in-flight service. It's one of the reasons why most UA and DL's 5th freedom routes in Asia are gone. Perhaps this was true just a few short years ago but the US3 have been stepping up their game with D1, Fl...

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by 77H
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"
Replies: 116
Views: 14592

Re: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"

UA would be more than happy to buy B6 and divest 75% of the JFK slots to WN, NK, and AS just to screw over DL. If executed properly, it could make UA the transcon leader. I doubt UA in FLL would last any longer than CLE did after the merger (and I doubt they’d even try). MCO is also a pretty big st...

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by 77H
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"
Replies: 116
Views: 14592

Re: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"

Prost wrote:
Thoughts are somebody is trying to goose B6 stock price.


Well we all know how that turned out for Elon.

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by 77H
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 737-9MAX on the Hawaii (OGG) - Mainland: Any Updates?
Replies: 28
Views: 4120

Re: UA 737-9MAX on the Hawaii (OGG) - Mainland: Any Updates?

That doesnt mean anything, Hawaii is and always has been a non-rev's dream. My office mate's wife is a UA employee and he can easily tell me how many non-revs are on a particular flight. That is a very heavy non-rev route. Non-rev dream. Please. Possibly, if your dream is to be stuck in the airport...

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by 77H
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 737-9MAX on the Hawaii (OGG) - Mainland: Any Updates?
Replies: 28
Views: 4120

Re: UA 737-9MAX on the Hawaii (OGG) - Mainland: Any Updates?

That doesnt mean anything, Hawaii is and always has been a non-rev's dream. My office mate's wife is a UA employee and he can easily tell me how many non-revs are on a particular flight. That is a very heavy non-rev route. Non-rev dream?? Yeah if you mean as a non-rev you are dreaming wishing you w...

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by 77H
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 737-9MAX on the Hawaii (OGG) - Mainland: Any Updates?
Replies: 28
Views: 4120

Re: UA 737-9MAX on the Hawaii (OGG) - Mainland: Any Updates?

Every seat on todays OGG-LAX flight was full. Thats a good sign That doesnt mean anything, Hawaii is and always has been a non-rev's dream. My office mate's wife is a UA employee and he can easily tell me how many non-revs are on a particular flight. That is a very heavy non-rev route. Anyone can s...

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by 77H
Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Hawaii from DAL & HOU?
Replies: 84
Views: 7216

Re: WN Hawaii from DAL & HOU?

"Within Theoretical Range" is one thing, real operation is another. Headwinds is also definitely an issue westbound (HNL-IAH or DFW takes 1 hr longer to HNL right now). Plus, do you really want to seat in a 737 for 7.5 hrs? EDIT: Not unless WN's plans radically change. My understanding is...

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by 77H
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Hawaii from DAL & HOU?
Replies: 84
Views: 7216

Re: WN Hawaii from DAL & HOU?

Not unless WN's plans radically change. My understanding is that their 7M7s will not be ETOPS certified which makes the idea a nonstarter. The 7M8 doesn't have nearly enough range, especially with WN's configurations. DAL and HOU are both further East than DEN which needs a 752 at minimum. Beyond th...

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by 77H
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't Lufthansa operate passenger 777-200/300/ERs?
Replies: 55
Views: 13267

Re: Lufthansa doesn't operate 777s

Course they operate 777s. -200Fs directly, and a fleet of 777-300ERs at their Zurich-based subsidiary Swiss. For all those commenting that LH operates 777s because LH Group’s subsidiaries do I think you knew exactly what the OP meant and I think you’d agree the pedantics aren’t really necessary. Be...

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by 77H
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg
Replies: 239
Views: 16401

Re: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg

Then congress will just pass an amendment to the legislation to force Airlines to allow changes. This is a product of Airlines own greed. When they fee the public to death, government tends to listen to their constituents. I am all for reasonable fees, but Airlines (some of them) IMO have gone too ...

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by 77H
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's IAH-SYD flight progress.
Replies: 97
Views: 17644

Re: United's IAH-SYD flight progress.

Is cargo really that important on an ULH route? Most cargo doesn't mind connecting. Could you put me in touch with the major air freight shippers you know that don't mind connections for their products? I'd love to get a hold of some of that business. Remember, behind every box of cargo is a person...

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by 77H
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Wide Body Service
Replies: 54
Views: 4324

Re: Shortest Wide Body Service

UA used to fly a 77A between OGG-KOA as a part of triangle route pre-merger.
Roughly 2 years ago I flew on a HA 763 between HNL and OGG. The GC distance is 100 miles. Was approximately a 20m flight.

77H

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by 77H
Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA
Replies: 35
Views: 7172

Re: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA

Um, no. When folks have 30years on you and lived through a different kinda of life, it’s relevant The ironic thing is this low life is most likely the offspring of somebody in your generation. I find it comical when people complain about millennials and how things used to be this when the previous ...

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by 77H
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne (MLB) Airport closed after student pilot boards passenger plane
Replies: 14
Views: 4543

Re: Melbourne (MLB) Airport closed after student pilot boards passenger plane

Unfortunately this stunt just cost him a career in aviation, in any role, period. He doesn’t even need to be convicted. The fact that he was charged with attempted theft of an aircraft will show up on the FBI background check. Aircraft theft is an automatic disqualification when trying to obtain an ...

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by 77H
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA
Replies: 35
Views: 7172

Re: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA

Are mothers not teaching manners anymore? People use to be much more respectful. Planes are going to be camera’d up for evidence purposes soon enough and should be equipped with a holding area in the belly of the plane. Could we please bury the constant "Everyone and everything was better in t...

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by 77H
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines with a flight number ‘One’
Replies: 38
Views: 2937

Re: Airlines with a flight number ‘One’

AF1 ADW-PBI :duck: Not talking Air France. Sorry, couldn’t help myself. 77H AF001 was JFK - CDG Concorde (AF002 being CDG - JFK)- Thos flight numbers are not used anymore since 2003... The joke, which apparently no one got was that Air Force 1 flies constantly between Andrews and Palm Beach where M...

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by 77H
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian going to BOS
Replies: 138
Views: 18247

Re: Hawaiian going to BOS

As much as I love Hawaii, it's not a very appealing a warm-weather destination from the east coast. Between the flight time and the time zone changes, I much prefer to go to the Caribbean. But I do wish them the best of luck. According to published visitor statistics, 1.353M people from the Eastern...

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by 77H
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: San Francisco & LA from Canada in a C172 - Part 1
Replies: 21
Views: 4945

Re: San Francisco & LA from Canada in a C172 - Part 1

Regarding the weather in San Francisco, there is the famous quote attributed (falsely) to Mark Twain “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Regarding bold pilots and flying over water. Yes, traffic is heavy in California. There are quite a few places where ATC is going to ...

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by 77H
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian going to BOS
Replies: 138
Views: 18247

Re: Hawaiian going to BOS

St. Louis eventually? TWA used to fly HNL-STL with the 747 and later 767. Unlikely, the STL CBSA only had 20.9K visitors through July (last published data period). TWA made the flights work moons ago because it could leverage its hub at STL for feed. HA would be nearly 100% dependent on O&D pax...

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by 77H
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines with a flight number ‘One’
Replies: 38
Views: 2937

Re: Airlines with a flight number ‘One’

AF1 ADW-PBI :duck:

Not talking Air France. Sorry, couldn’t help myself.

77H

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by 77H
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines with a flight number ‘One’
Replies: 38
Views: 2937

Re: Airlines with a flight number ‘One’

Would be interesting to know which airports see the most 0001 flight numbers. Going off user submissions it would seem LHR, JFK, NRT and LAX all have multiple with LHR as the clear leader. Additionally, it would be neat to see the historical usage of 0001 for different airlines. For example, pre-mer...

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by 77H
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian going to BOS
Replies: 138
Views: 18247

Re: Hawaiian going to BOS

Nice addition for HA and BOS. Logical move IMO. BOS was the largest eastern market without non-stop service. If HA expands east again, I think ORD is most in need. And compete head to head against UA in their largest hub market? Don’t forget AA is also restarting ORD-HNL seasonally during holiday p...

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by 77H
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2225
Views: 293063

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

763 N647UA is currently showing ‘taxing to runway’ for UA2799 HKGHNL... appears N641UA will take its place. UA could make money with these flights. Why do they leave HKG empty? is it to avoid any headaches that may come up with MX? The post-maintainence ferry out of HKG don’t carrry passengers but ...

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by 77H
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 74
Views: 10200

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

ORD is the about the only city that can support dual hubs long term. DL/B6/AA@JFK NK/B6@FLL DL/SY@MSP AS/DL@SEA UA/AS@SFO etc etc ...and all the above don't even factor in areas where WN has a de facto hub, e.g. ATL, FLL, etc. I don’t know that I would compare AA/UA@ORD to the likes of DL/SY@MSP or...

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by 77H
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian going to BOS
Replies: 138
Views: 18247

Re: Hawaiian going to BOS

Schedule is loaded into HA system: HA89 BOS-HNL 8:00am - 1:40 pm HA90 HNL-BOS 1:45pm - 6:00am Leaving and arriving into Terminal E according to the Globe article. Looking at those times its safe to say they’ll be using two frames for this service? Is that typical of HA’s Mainland flying? Out-and-ba...

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by 77H
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian going to BOS
Replies: 138
Views: 18247

Re: Hawaiian going to BOS

Schedule is loaded into HA system: HA89 BOS-HNL 8:00am - 1:40 pm HA90 HNL-BOS 1:45pm - 6:00am Leaving and arriving into Terminal E according to the Globe article. Looking at those times its safe to say they’ll be using two frames for this service? Is that typical of HA’s Mainland flying? Out-and-ba...

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by 77H
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2225
Views: 293063

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

STT757 wrote:
Utilization, they get turns from 752s from EWR to Florida in between trans-Atlantic flights that they couldn’t using them for flights to Hawaii from California.


Mahalos for the insight.

77H

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by 77H
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta uncontained engine failure - ATL-MCO
Replies: 51
Views: 16565

Re: Delta uncontained engine failure - ATL-MCO

How close to retirement is this aircraft. Pratt & Whitney engines generally from my experience have a better record for containing containing debris. An example is the GE powered United DC-10 that had an uncontained engine failure of the number two engine and severed all the hydraulic lines. It...

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