JoFMO
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US Not Selling Planes And Many New Routes!

Sun Oct 17, 2004 9:02 am

ttp://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/041016/nysa013_1.html

I haven't noticed any rumor about selling planes anywhere here, but maybe I have missed something.

What might be the new routes the article mentions?
 
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RE: US Not Selling Planes And Many New Routes!

Sun Oct 17, 2004 9:13 am

JoFMO, the link doesn't seem to work

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RE: US Not Selling Planes And Many New Routes!

Sun Oct 17, 2004 9:46 am

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/041016/nysa013_1.html

Maybe that will help. Anyway...it's bold, but it beats shrinking yourself into oblivion. It'll either pull US through or let them go out with a bang.

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RE: US Not Selling Planes And Many New Routes!

Sun Oct 17, 2004 9:52 am

If they have no plans to sell any aircraft, why did they ask the bk judge for permission to do so?

He granted them that permission.

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RE: US Not Selling Planes And Many New Routes!

Sun Oct 17, 2004 10:07 am

Well, somehow the 'h' is missing at the beginning.

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/041016/nysa013_1.html
 
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RE: US Not Selling Planes And Many New Routes!

Sun Oct 17, 2004 11:22 am

The press release says US is not selling any aircraft currently in the fleet but I have heard they are trying to work out a deal to sell 734's to Fedex. Not sure if those 734 are from the desert or not but that would explain why they sought premission from the judge to sell planes
 
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RE: US Not Selling Planes And Many New Routes!

Sun Oct 17, 2004 11:27 am

LV:

That shouldn't be an issue here. The judge allowed US Airways to reduce the mainline fleet number, thus, effectively, freeing US from certain scope clauses in the pilot contract.

If the aircraft are already in the desert, there is no barrier to US selling them.

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RE: US Not Selling Planes And Many New Routes!

Sun Oct 17, 2004 12:25 pm

Or maybe U's management is trying to quell an insurrection among the creditors...TC
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RE: US Not Selling Planes And Many New Routes!

Sun Oct 17, 2004 1:33 pm

The pilots' (and others') contract required 279 planes operated at 10 hours a day. The court granted relief from this provision. It doesn't necessarily mean US will sell planes; but, as an example, it does mean they can now reduce European flying for the winter, when the flights are not profitable.
 
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RE: US Not Selling Planes And Many New Routes!

Mon Oct 18, 2004 12:52 am

Is sorry i have been a little out of the aviation circle for a while, but the US fix the problem with Embraer?
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