drgmobile
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Big "Global Tourism" Announcement For New York?

Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:02 am

Any guesses?

Major Global Tourism Announcement by the City of New York Scheduled for Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Friday August 24, 10:51 am ET

- Announcement by high ranking federal, state and city elected officials along with the CEO of a major airline carrier will be held at JFK International Airport on Wednesday before Labor Day weekend -

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ --

Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: John F. Kennedy International Airport,
Terminal 9 at Gates 14-16

Event: On Wednesday, August 29, 2007, elected and appointed leaders of
the City of New York, joined by the CEO of an international
airline carrier will lead high ranking federal and state
officials in announcing a new global tourism initiative for
NYC.
 
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STT757
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RE: Big "Global Tourism" Announcement For New York?

Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:28 am

Terminal 9, has to be AA.
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DLPMMM
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RE: Big "Global Tourism" Announcement For New York?

Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:33 am

If we parse this release a little bit:

Global tourism initiative + CEO international airline+JFK= multiple flights and destinations and therefore an airline using JFK as an international hub or flying to JFK from multiple destinations

This must me either AA or DL's CEO, or BA's CEO announcing their new non-UK Euro routes to JFK.

All I can come up with right now.
 
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STT757
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RE: Big "Global Tourism" Announcement For New York?

Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:38 am

Quoting DLPMMM (Reply 2):
This must me either AA or DL's CEO, or BA's CEO announcing their new non-UK Euro routes to JFK.

They sure as heck would not have DL making a major announcement at Terminal 9, it's either AA or BA.
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RE: Big "Global Tourism" Announcement For New York?

Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:40 am

Quoting STT757 (Reply 1):
Terminal 9, has to be AA.

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You got it! I had missed the Terminal 9 reference. So it is Arpey.
 
drgmobile
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RE: Big "Global Tourism" Announcement For New York?

Sat Aug 25, 2007 11:15 am

Well had I been thinking properly I would have seen the reference and looked up who was located at the terminal. Obvious clue.

Thanks folks -- perhaps a record in putting a post out there and quickly getting a relevant answer before the thread descended into an off-topic debate.

WOW!
 
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RE: Big "Global Tourism" Announcement For New York?

Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:07 pm

AA trying to get a piece of DL's action? Aircraft coming from where?
 
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RE: Big "Global Tourism" Announcement For New York?

Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:25 pm

Is AA (and possibly other airlines) ordering the A380 and then JFK runways etc. will be set up to handle massive A380 influx?

Just a guess.
 
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RE: Big "Global Tourism" Announcement For New York?

Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:41 pm

I'm guessing this is probably the international expansion that American was talking about launching from JFK.
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RE: Big "Global Tourism" Announcement For New York?

Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:56 am

A little off subject, but did you all know the Aprey was born in NY..pretty wild.

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