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by bnatraveler
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 74886

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

The 1.66 million passengers through BNA in May represents a ~17% increase compared to May, 2018. There were 1.418 million who passed through BNA last year during May. The growth continues and hasn't seen a slowdown yet. Assuming the national economy doesn't tank I think it is safe to say BNA will h...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 74886

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

British Airways will increase its Winter 2019/20 flights between London Heathrow and Nashville from 4 to 5 weekly (remains 7 weekly in Summer 2019): https://twitter.com/SeanM1997/status/1135549162219552768 Still showing 787-8, wished it would go to 787-9 with 5x (or ultimately 7x). So, 787-9 7x in ...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 74886

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

General Departure Delays: at [BNA] Due to [ VOL:Volume ] traffic is experiencing Gate Hold and Taxi delays between 30 minutes and 44 minutes in length and increasing. More general FAA delays this morning. Wondering if this is runway issues or the fact that the center taxiway is still out of commissi...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does WN Avoid Redeye Flights
Replies: 55
Views: 10819

Re: Why Does WN Avoid Redeye Flights

Actually, he's not. If he is not, then perhaps you can tell us why? Clearly you know... The WN reservation system can't currently handle a pax that departs on one day and connects on another. So they could technically do O&D red eye flying, but they can't handle connections. My understanding is...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 74886

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I think what most posters seem to be missing about the DL Skyclub expansion announcement is that it will be (a) 10,000 *more* sqft, not 10,000 total. I think the current SkyClub is somewhere around 1,300 sqft, so that means that it will be 11,300 sqft which is really big for an outstation. [note: cu...

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by bnatraveler
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 74886

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

1220CT

General Departure Delays: at [BNA] Due to [ TM Initiatives:Metering:VOL ] traffic is experiencing Gate Hold and Taxi delays between 15 minutes and 29 minutes in length and increasing.

What's going on? No weather issues.

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by bnatraveler
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 74886

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Big delay that didn't last long.. 0945CT Due to [ OTHER / OTHER ] there is a Traffic Management Program in effect for traffic arriving [ Nashville International Airport(BNA) ]. This is causing some arriving flights to be delayed an average of 1 hour and 38 minutes.. 0950CT The Ground Delay Program d...

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by bnatraveler
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 74886

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Has anyone noticed that as of the last few weeks that there have been numerous general departure delays? They have ranged from short (from this AM below), to 30-44 minutes. I wouldn't expect that we have airfield or airspace issues, unless it is something related to construction in the "pit&quo...

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by bnatraveler
Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 74886

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I still haven't ruled out a new airline based on the fact that they made Contour/Boutqiue move their counter to a makeshift desk just a few weeks ago. That move is the first of a few in support of the new Grand Ole Lobby project. AA/BA/DL are going to have to move too....and that's going to be a me...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta flight number question
Replies: 36
Views: 3380

Re: What’s in a Delta flight number?

Is there any rhyme or reason to the mainline flight numbers on domestic flights? For example, many but not all MSP-ATL flights are 28xx; MSP-DTW has a lot of 22xx, 23xx, and 25xx; MSP-LGA is 19xx, 21xx, 22xx; MSP-LAX is 12xx, 13xx, 14xx, 15xx; but MSP-SEA doesn't seem to have any particular pattern...

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by bnatraveler
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Going daily AND an upguage within a year. Awesome sign of the flight’s performance. Fingers crossed that F seats sell.... F seats will sell. Outbound 31MAR return 07APR, first is only $7,649.13 compared to J at $6,049.13. I have a few friends who have been waiting for this upgauge because they pref...

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by bnatraveler
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Throwing and tagging bags is not exactly network planning for an airline. I have never suggested untrue or doctored statistics. There are people on this board who think Nashville O&D actually can support all of the flights it currently receives with 12.6% transfer traffic (as reported by BNA pu...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN-DL lawsuit takes turn, other airlines could enter DAL
Replies: 85
Views: 11364

Re: WN-DL lawsuit takes turn, other airlines could enter DAL

The fact they tore down gates to create this near monopoly is just sad. I think B6 would have some interest. I think NK would have interest. It sounds like the solution is to repeal the 20-gate cap on DAL, then. Right? Agreed, the 5 party agreement has outlived its usefulness. The whole thing reeks...

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by bnatraveler
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US3 Hub Connection Flow vs Local Enplanement stats
Replies: 21
Views: 4460

Re: US3 Hub Connection Flow vs Local Enplanement stats

Any stats on WN Focus cities? BWI, MDW, STL, LUV, LAS, BNA etc. Also, do these stats reflect all the regional partners or just mainline? Per BNA's public information officer: For the 12 month period ending October 2018 our split was as follows*: · 87.8% O&D · 12.2% Transfer (*as reported from d...

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by bnatraveler
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

With the discussion about O&D vs. transfer and the disagreement between the various responding parties on this forum, I made a public records request from BNA myself and got the following response: I am responding to your inquiry into O&D passenger %’s for the past 12 months here at BNA. Hap...

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by bnatraveler
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

WOW!! https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/southwest-airlines-takes-music-city-to-new-places-2018-11-15 No PDX eff 6/9/19 BNA-BUR BNA-SJC BNA-OMA (Sundays only) eff 6/10/19 weekday only BNA-BOS +1 (now 4) BNA-DTW +1 (now 3) BNA-LAS +1 (now 4, incl Sun) BNA-MSP +1 (now 2) BNA-SAN +1 (now 3) BNA...

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by bnatraveler
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 160
Views: 28621

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

Delta does schedule changes on Saturday, so we will see this probably on the Saturday 10/20 schedule change upload.

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by bnatraveler
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

BA goes daily next summer. http://mediacentre.britishairways.com/pressrelease/details/86/2018-247/10163?ref=Home "The addition of two extra weekly services means Nashville is British Airways fastest new route to move to a daily service in 10 years." My personal experience is that not only...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/7/2018:AA +CLTRAP,+DFW-HRL/EYW, Drops CLTTUS,CZMMIA;AI Drops EWRLHR;B6 +BOSPSP;DE Drops AUS;DL +DTWLSE
Replies: 94
Views: 12339

Re: OAG Changes 10/7/2018:AA +CLTRAP,+DFW-HRL/EYW, Drops CLTTUS,CZMMIA;AI Drops EWRLHR;B6 +BOSPSP;DE Drops AUS;DL +DTWLS

As for DE I'll trust their website over anything else for now. Even AFTER you've already been informed that (1) their website is frequently an inaccurate depiction of their schedules this far out, and (2) been shown a screenshot of DE's Sabre filings for the route, which was just updated last week?...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches BOS-LIS in S19
Replies: 131
Views: 18908

Re: DL launches BOS-LIS in S19

All three routes are loaded: S28JUNATLLIS./D« 28JUN FRI ATL/EDT LIS/‡5 1DL 122 J C D I Z W Y *ATLLIS 1839 0755‡1 76W D 0 DC /E B M H Q K L U NO MORE - S* FOR CONX * - FOR ADDITIONAL CLASSES ENTER S*C. S*DBOS« 28JUN FRI BOS/EDT LIS/‡5 1TP 218 C D Z J Y *BOSLIS 1820 0545‡1 332 BD 0 256 DC /E B M H Q V...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline mix in one itinerary
Replies: 8
Views: 1371

Re: Airline mix in one itinerary

Eurowings has interline agreements with UA and NH: W/*UA‡*EW« UA-016 UNITED AIRLINES/UNITED AIRLINES, INC. MAY ISSUE TICKETS INCLUDING EW-104 EUROWINGS/EUROWINGS LUFTVERKEHRS AG MAY CHECK BAGGAGE TO EW W/*NH‡*EW« NH-205 ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS/ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO. LTD. MAY ISSUE TICKETS INCLUDING EW-10...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DmvJbkQU4AAJKyI.jpg:large Wow Source? I agree that the image is likely correct, but I'd love to understand if it is up-gauging, additional frequency to existing markets, or new flights to new markets. I bet it will be all three, but I think the mix amongst those would be...

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by bnatraveler
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

DL would probably be the most likely to start BNA-AUS, since we got a (sort-of) confirmation that AUS will become a DL focus city now. I do think B6 will eventually relaunch BNA-JFK, but probably not for a while yet. While I am happy for AUS, take a look at the comparisons between the two cities fr...

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by bnatraveler
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

B6 *did not* do BOS-BNA last time, just JFK-BNA. I agree, Nashville is a different city now than in 2008 (I've been here since 1994). In 2008, we didn't have a single non-stop to BOS, now we have DL, WN and B6 with 2+ flights each. B6 should add a second FLL is what they should do. Right now and gi...

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by bnatraveler
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I can't believe DL doesn't throw a 717 or two on LGA-BNA. There's a lot of midwest markets than can handle at least a sprinkling of mainline flights from LGA. BNA, MCI, and STL come to mind with this. Even ORD I think is underserved by DL from LGA despite it being on a shuttle schedule like AA. The...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 120
Views: 18194

Re: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

BNA CR9: 12 E75: 7 717: 6 M88: 11 319: 1 738: 4 Total = 41 (11 destinations) 53.7% mainline - Rumored to get a +1 SEA - 6 of 11 ATLs are going to 757 from M88 on 07AUG - Station staff have been told to expect ~50 flights/peak day by end of 2018 - I had assumed a lower mainline % since BNA does OO a...

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by bnatraveler
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 120
Views: 18194

Re: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

BNA - Rumored to get a +1 SEA - Station staff have been told to expect ~50 flights/peak day by end of 2018 Do you mean by end of 2019? There is no way they will add that many flights by the end of the year, considering we are midway through June. They said 2018, but I agree that is pretty aggressive.

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by bnatraveler
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 120
Views: 18194

Re: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

BNA CR9: 12 E75: 7 717: 6 M88: 11 319: 1 738: 4 Total = 41 (11 destinations) 53.7% mainline - Rumored to get a +1 SEA - 6 of 11 ATLs are going to 757 from M88 on 07AUG - Station staff have been told to expect ~50 flights/peak day by end of 2018 - I had assumed a lower mainline % since BNA does OO an...

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by bnatraveler
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level moving flight from OAK to SFO?
Replies: 56
Views: 7355

Re: Level moving flight from OAK to SFO?

Anyone flies to secondary airports because maybe they live much closer. I have family 6 miles from SJC and over 40 miles from SFO. Which would you rather fly to? Yes, that is the point. The implication of the original post was roughly "SFO has many more passengers and more connections, so XYZ ...

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by bnatraveler
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Cuba doing? (US carriers)
Replies: 6
Views: 1243

Re: How is Cuba doing? (US carriers)

T-100 January to November 2017 CU->US, major carriers - mainline only. sorted by total carrier offered seats descending AA CFG MIA 7,221 48% AA CMW MIA 9,503 75% AA HAV MIA 176,014 83% AA HAV CLT 29,520 71% AA HOG MIA 44,259 81% AA SNU MIA 41,026 78% AA VRA MIA 30,698 60% B6 CMW FLL 25,959 67% B6 HA...

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by bnatraveler
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Cuba doing? (US carriers)
Replies: 6
Views: 1243

Re: How is Cuba doing? (US carriers)

From T-100 January through November 2017 US -> CU only, major carriers - mainline only, HAV destination only, ordered by number of seats offered in period - descending CARRIER ORIG PAX LF% AA MIA 172,471 84% AA CLT 20,175 48% B6 FLL 67,759 66% B6 JFK 33,411 61% B6 MCO 26,383 56% WN FLL 82,254 72% WN...

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by bnatraveler
Fri May 25, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What does "SSR: BRLT" mean on my AirSerbia boarding pass?
Replies: 9
Views: 2255

Re: What does "SSR: BRLT" mean on my AirSerbia boarding pass?

Thanks for your input. Could it be an AirSerbia internal acronym? Maybe somehting like... Baggage Restricted and LimiTed.... (I am having a carry on baggge fare ticket only). Found this interesting document which claims that "BR" refers to a Sabre GDS branded fare. For example, for Luftha...

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by bnatraveler
Mon May 21, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Concourse G?
Replies: 3
Views: 878

Re: SLC Concourse G?

https://www.slcairport.com/ Concourse A renamed Concourse G Concourse A has been renamed Concourse G. This is part of The New SLC Airport Redevelopment Program. When the first phase of The New SLC opens in 2020, the new Concourses will be named A and B, so the existing concourses need to be renamed ...

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by bnatraveler
Mon May 07, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

How many casualties from the hot chicken experiment? I just can’t imagine eating hot chicken in economy on an 8 hour flight. Like I typically want lighter fare on a long flight but I’m not not going to accept hot chicken so I would just be bloated and in pain the whole flight. As a fellow Nashvilli...

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by bnatraveler
Wed May 02, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Apparently they’ll be serving hot chicken on the London to Nashville flights. Looked at the seat maps for the inaugural. Full both ways. https://www.facebook.com/britishairways/videos/10157310534265830/ Not quite full, still selling seats in coach both ways (Y9) 1BA223/04MAYLHRBNA« J3 CL DC RC IC W...

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by bnatraveler
Tue May 01, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 137971

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

southwest1675 wrote:
Ph1l1p wrote:
ADrum23 wrote:
Heard the party and inaugural event should be fun. Including a celebrity or two.


I must be the celeb, I'm on the flight with 5 other friends - all in J.

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by bnatraveler
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and AA resume IROP ticketing and baggage agreement
Replies: 69
Views: 10510

Re: DL and AA resume IROP ticketing and baggage agreement

Today is 1/24 and the interline is not yet in the system: W/*DL‡*AA« DL-006 DELTA AIR LINES INC/DELTA AIR LINES INC. CANNOT ISSUE TKT-NO AGREEMENT ON FILE AA-001 AMERICAN AIRLINES/AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. CANNOT CHECK BAGGAGE NO AGREEMENT ON FILE AA W/*AA‡*DL« AA-001 AMERICAN AIRLINES/AMERICAN AIRLIN...

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by bnatraveler
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL new requirements for service/emotional support animals
Replies: 31
Views: 2369

DL new requirements for service/emotional support animals

It seems that, effective March 1, 2017, Delta is focusing now on strict compliance to the rules for ESAN and service animals. http://news.delta.com/delta-introduces-enhanced-requirements-customers-traveling-service-or-support-animals-effective https://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US/traveling-with-u...

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by bnatraveler
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18
Replies: 49
Views: 7828

Re: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18

It looks like they will be on one certificate when they merge PSSes. VI*1« FLIGHT DATE SEGMENT DPTR ARVL MLS EQP ELPD MILES SM 1 AS 1101 26APR BNA SFO 1905 2206 F 32S 5.01 1965 N No disclosure of "operated by" which you do see on VX operated flights prior to 25APR VI*« FLIGHT DATE SEGMENT ...

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by bnatraveler
Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/27/2017:AA Loads LAX-PEK; DL Drops SLC-GDL; F9 Trims MCO; NK Adds LAS-EWR, Drops IAH-PIT, LAX-PDX/SEA
Replies: 52
Views: 10737

Re: OAG Changes 8/27/2017:AA Loads LAX-PEK; DL Drops SLC-GDL; F9 Trims MCO; NK Adds LAS-EWR, Drops IAH-PIT, LAX-PDX/SEA

BA BNA-LHR MAY 0>0.6 Has BA already upped this service by a day to six weekly, or a typo? WHAT ARE THE FRACTIONAL FLIGHTS? Flights that do not operate every day of the month create fractional service. In most cases flights are rounded, but in the case of international service or markets with low fr...

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by bnatraveler
Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Delta to temporarily wet-lease 4 767's to Virgin Atlantic
Replies: 69
Views: 24926

Re: Delta to lease 4 767's to Virgin Atlantic

What is also helpful for this arrangement is that VS moved over to the DL IT platform last year, so this sub will be much easier to do from an IT perspective than if they were still in SHARES.

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by bnatraveler
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321 expansion
Replies: 59
Views: 13765

Re: DL A321 expansion

I thought that DL was planning the A321s on shorter trips and thus that is why they didn't buy them with larger fuel capacity. Did that change or is ATL-LAX and other west coast markets well within the range of the fuel tank variant that DL bought?

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by bnatraveler
Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 763 at HOU
Replies: 20
Views: 3925

Re: UA 763 at HOU

UAL 160 MUC-IAH N657UA http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL160/history/20170715/0730Z/EDDM/KHOU It looks like they circled a bit before coming into HOU, presumably they were limited on fuel and had a pax emergency. FLIFO states: PAXS CLEARED AT HOU AND GROUND TXFRD TO IAH 2UA160« UA RESPONSE 0160/...

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by bnatraveler
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA203 diverted to BGR the last 6 days in a row
Replies: 12
Views: 3902

Re: AA203 diverted to BGR the last 6 days in a row

Most days the diversion looks like it has been planned well before the plane departed gate in AMS - some the night before. They gave more information in FLIFO on Tuesday: (11JUL) 1PHL/INTMD LNDG AT BGR PRE1345RMKS/AFCT FUEL LIMITATIONS/60MIN RULE MEL FTWDP PHIL KLEIN *0226 (12JUL) 1PHL/INTMD LNDG AT...

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by bnatraveler
Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Existing space in BOS Terminal A (Delta) to host CBP?
Replies: 6
Views: 758

Existing space in BOS Terminal A (Delta) to host CBP?

I did a few searches and didn't find an answer to this in the copious threads covering Boston Logan Airport and Terminal A. When Terminal A was built, DL was hoping to add CBP to their own facility but was blocked by Massport in favor of the existing Terminal E facilities. DL proposed flights to FRA...

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by bnatraveler
Mon May 22, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2
Replies: 540
Views: 42025

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2

Are they waiting for the new international arrivals building to be completed in concourse A, before getting one of these TATL flights? If so, what is the time frame on that project? They're doing...something right now. It's impossible to tel, but they've boarded up the moving walkways presumably to...

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by bnatraveler
Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues
Replies: 50
Views: 8973

Re: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues

Not dumb at all. AVGEEKs should learn about Airline Res Systems. The main competitor is Amadeus, which hosts most of world's largest network carriers. Sabre hosts a fair number of network guys as well as a few of the hybrids, some LCCs. Navitaire has most of the LCCs, ULCCs and a few hybrids. Navit...

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by bnatraveler
Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS vs CDG for Skyteam and DL
Replies: 30
Views: 5118

Re: AMS vs CDG for Skyteam and DL

AMS gets favored due to lower passenger taxes/fees on a routing that has similar transfer options CDG vs. AMS. Most passengers search for travel looking at the lowest cost, and thus AMS shows up there before CDG. Same thing when searching for USA domestic routings on AA: CLT will "win" eve...

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by bnatraveler
Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New service announcements: CLE, CVG and BNA
Replies: 41
Views: 6355

Re: New service announcements: CLE, CVG and BNA

I find BNA-YYC to be an extremely odd route. YYC has no flights to BOS, WAS or ATL but has a flight to BNA? Odd... Huge country music tourist draw - and it is Thursday/Sunday which is a very good fit for visitors. I would imagine that that a combination of the existing WS BNA-YYZ flight O&D to ...

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