jonnyboy
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Slot Allocation For NYC

Sun Nov 26, 2000 1:10 am

Between 5.30 and 8.30, CO have 40 departures between 5.30 and 7.00 and 55 at 7.00 til 8.30

95 flights in 180 mins.

1 per 1 min 53 seconds

This is including 8 codeshare flights, but excludes the other airlines, and since CO controls only 56% if seats out of EWR, how obviously inevitable are these delays.

The minimum seperation between takeoffs has to be close to 2 min.

They would have to use the two full length runways to get out of these jams.

Any thoughts?

By the way, there are also 70 arrivals in the period.
 
jonnyboy
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RE: Slot Allocation For NYC

Sun Nov 26, 2000 3:58 am

I know this issue is difficult to solve and all, but someone talk to me?

Don't you think they need slot control at most major US airports these days...?
 
gkirk
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RE: Slot Allocation For NYC

Sun Nov 26, 2000 4:11 am

The congestion there is fairly bad then, all those delays will add up over time. Does an a/c ever depart right on sched during that time?
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jonnyboy
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RE: Slot Allocation For NYC

Sun Nov 26, 2000 4:18 am

The reason I brought up the subject is cause last time I was at EWR (EWR-LGW, VS) I waited 50 mins to take off. 18.30 departure. We joined a queue of 18 planes. And this was a normal Tuesday afternoon.

Can't they just allocate like they do at LHR, JFK, LGA? Less delays there. How simple is the bureaucracy, getting airines to agree etc...
 
klwright69
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RE: Slot Allocation For NYC

Sun Nov 26, 2000 6:17 am

I COMPLETELY disagree that LGA and JFK are better. I have sat for HOURS in line waiting to take off at both JFK and LGA. According to some recent statistics I saw, LGA had a lower percentage of on time flights than any other US airport.
 
jonnyboy
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RE: Slot Allocation For NYC

Sun Nov 26, 2000 8:08 am

I didnt mean EWR should become like LGA I just meant that it needs something done, as does LGA. But imagine LGA without slot-controlling!

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