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by jfklganyc
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: 2020 launch of UA EWR-BLR (Bangalore, India)
Replies: 34
Views: 4350

Re: Rumour: 2020 launch of UA EWR-BLR (Bangalore, India)

BLR has been rumored for years

Let’s get their current Indian stuff restarted in Sept before we got wild on a.net

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of UA at JFK
Replies: 32
Views: 3494

Re: History of UA at JFK

DL used to fly JFK DEN once a day on a 72S

Long before B6

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 57
Views: 6741

NYC-Asia DL vs UA

Reading the India start/restart threads got me thinking These routes are supposedly very profitable for UA. Same market essentially, but DL isnt very interested in NRT HND China and is just starting to put its toe in India. Historically, CO had to start these routes from EWR if they wanted to serve ...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of UA at JFK
Replies: 32
Views: 3494

Re: History of UA at JFK

Peak before pulldown High frequency 767s to LA and SF SEA BOS ORD and SJU on weekends High frequency IAD MIA on 767 NRT on 744 3 daily LHR on 767s HKG on 744 for 2 months Announced but never commenced CDG 3 South America cities: Sao Paulo Buenos Aires and Caracas I believe Announced but never built ...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

B6 has 6 gates for approx 15 flights a day.

321 will have no problem. Just encroach on another gate that is rarely used anyway.

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019
Replies: 58
Views: 8735

Re: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019

What a fiasco for Boeing.

How long can this go on before this really becomes an issue for them?

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing website updated to match FR's Boeing 737MAX200 rename
Replies: 109
Views: 4737

Re: 737-8200?

It needs to be rebranded and Boeing should lead the way in this area so there is a common industry name.


First it needs to get in the air though

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by jfklganyc
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uber helicopter service @ JFK
Replies: 8
Views: 2012

Re: Uber helicopter service @ JFK

In the past, helicopter service has not been successful in NYC to the airports However, traffic has gotten SO bad around the 5 boros as population has exploded since 2000 and virtually nothing has been done to the infrastructure. We are at the breaking point with round the traffic on most of the Que...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13507

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Those smoking rooms were disgusting

Although I do find the hypocrisy funny:

Liberal politicians are SO anti smoking and SO pro pot legalization.

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates 'might' launch DXB-PRG-BOS/ORD
Replies: 33
Views: 6949

Re: Rumor: Emirates 'might' launch DXB-PRG-BOS/ORD

I hope its BOS!

B6 made such a show of support for EK when they were flying these types of routes.

I think it is only appropriate that B6 gets to compete against them BOS Europe.

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is JetBlue's On Time Performance so Bad?
Replies: 27
Views: 4944

Re: Why is JetBlue's On Time Performance so Bad?

You need to fly them before 9am

Much better then

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to launch Newark-Seville next year
Replies: 47
Views: 10911

Re: United to launch Newark-Seville next year

Dont know if UA and DL are still fighting for top dog in NYC, but if they are DL really needs to step up the secondary seasonal stuff out of JFK.

UA is having a field day with this stuff for several years now.

Nice add

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds JFK - IAH
Replies: 36
Views: 7296

Re: Delta adds JFK - IAH

CALMSP wrote:
didn't AA once operate JFK-IAH or HOU a few years ago?



AA briefly operated JFK IAH

AA operated LGA HOU AUS for many years before going with a nonstop JFK AUS a few years back

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9138

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

B6 has 178 slots or so

They rarely run 178 flights

Just throwing that out there

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds JFK - IAH
Replies: 36
Views: 7296

Re: Delta adds JFK - IAH

And on the 220

If that isnt a kick in the balls to B6 I dont know what is

Maybe it will incentivize Bluejet to bring back the second daily Houston. They flew 3 daily then 2 daily and now 1 daily

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by jfklganyc
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Look at the numbers! How much more evidence do you want? It isnt a claim...it is a HARD NUMBER reality The new routes they added and will continue to add are tough routes for B6. The easy stuff is gone. They are and will continue to bleed money on these types of routes. So what should JetBlue do? C...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Look at the numbers!

How much more evidence do you want?

It isnt a claim...it is a HARD NUMBER reality

The new routes they added and will continue to add are tough routes for B6. The easy stuff is gone. They are and will continue to bleed money on these types of routes.

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by jfklganyc
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

I love how I was ripped by several different posters...and your latest numbers prove exactly what I was saying.

Easy RSW

Harder JAX

Very Hard DTW EWR DFW

Their numbers reflect that

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Can you show me exactly where B6 is “bleeding money”? DFW HOU ATL MSP. Which route you want to talk about? Ok, well, the bottom line is you infer that B6 is bleeding money as a whole in BOS, then you narrow it down to 4 routes. Which is it? Sadly it is not just the 4 routes The easy stuff was start...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

The YOY Q1 comparison is off because the Easter/Passover week moved to Q2 this year. AA is a mess at JFK. Too much capacity at BOS As for B6 going north of 200 flights in BOS...they are bleeding money and it isnt a smart war. I believe B6 and DL will need to learn to coexist like they do in JFK and...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

The YOY Q1 comparison is off because the Easter/Passover week moved to Q2 this year. AA is a mess at JFK. Too much capacity at BOS As for B6 going north of 200 flights in BOS...they are bleeding money and it isnt a smart war. I believe B6 and DL will need to learn to coexist like they do in JFK and ...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR International gate 'slotting'
Replies: 34
Views: 5778

Re: EWR International gate 'slotting'

I don’t care if he works for the Port Authority or not. It is his agency because he is their biggest fanboy and defender on this site. A lot of people have suspected that I work for Delta or JetBlue for the same reasons. It comes with the territory I guess A third parallel runway at Newark is ridicu...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR International gate 'slotting'
Replies: 34
Views: 5778

Re: EWR International gate 'slotting'

I have been reading his posts for 15 years.

Just a hunch, If I was a betting man...which I am not

Either way, he is the biggest (and to my knowledge) only Port Authority fanboy on this site

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR International gate 'slotting'
Replies: 34
Views: 5778

Re: EWR International gate 'slotting'

Regarding Terminal B, the Port Authority announced they’re beginning the planning for replacing Terminal B with a new Terminal 2. https://corpinfo.panynj.gov/documents/Public-Process-Capital-Plan-Reassessment/ Moving all the terminals further West makes way for a new third parallel runway as was ou...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR International gate 'slotting'
Replies: 34
Views: 5778

Re: EWR International gate 'slotting'

Something came out a few months ago from FAA

If its not around the 11am hour, they are full.

No slots, but no availability

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

When I lived in Florida in the late 90s, a big traffic problem on the interstate highways was traffic going very fast, losing control, crossing a narrow grassy median, and hitting head on traffic going in the opposite direction. There was a lot of discussion on what could be done to prevent it. You ...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

I will be THAT guy on this thread: -Whenever I flew CLT, it was full -Whenever I non revved to CLT, I was in the JS -Whenever I purchased a ticket to avoid JS, JFK CLT was more expensive than BOS CLT If they werent making money on this route, they were doing something very wrong One other thing to n...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases
Replies: 73
Views: 9051

Re: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases

I would give a year before JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR get canceled. Now there are 4 airlines on JFK-SJO and AA no longer has US point of sale. These new routes appear to be more slot squatting by AA. We shall see. That is a RIDICULOUS statement. 1500 mile routes arent slot squatting. 5 daily RJs to RIC is slo...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases
Replies: 73
Views: 9051

Re: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases

JFK will get more Europe too. Probably ATH and a second Paris. They just cut the second CDG. Being all 777 to Europe now may be too much capacity for them. AA has been gradually shrinking at JFK for years. they made a huge mistake this June by essentially removing themselves from the Transcon marke...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to start JFK-PTP
Replies: 61
Views: 8404

Re: B6 to start JFK-PTP

“ B6 is considered the high end airline in NYC, not AA”

That is because AA crammed Dominicans into ancient, cramped A300s for years.

When those went away they were replaced by smaller, ancient 75/6s.

They made their own bed.

DL gives B6 a good run.

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Trans-Atlantic service route cuts in W19?
Replies: 37
Views: 7307

Re: Norwegian Trans-Atlantic service route cuts in W19?

JFK-CPH/ARN being cutsurprises me as those were their first routes to the U.S and are known very well both in Scandinavia. Flew both routes numerous times too and were always full (in the winter). It is ironic given their name. Also, SAS flies to EWR not JFK. Either way, this is a rearrangement of ...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 383167

Re: AA: MAX May Not Fly Until European Regulators Approve It

Stop making this a Euro/US certification thing This plane was approved to fly with a faulty system by the FAA Our own government is holding hearings into how this happened Everyone should do their due diligence this time. Everyone If Airbus has a plane that becomes a lawn dart...they also should be ...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13253

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

AA LGA-RIC DEC 3>4[3] JAN 3>6[4] FEB 3>5[4] MAR 3>6[4] This feels mostly like AA parking a few LGA slots for the winter in a relatively short market. O&D (NYC-RIC) is maybe 300 PDEW in summer and DL has half of it. Just as with US before the LGA/DCA slot swap with DL, DoUgIe and AA management d...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13253

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

Re AA at JFK: Relax! They are using the slots to RIC! They got this...dont worry. Beyond that, B6 just handed a huge win to AA at JFK by cutting CLT. That was a route that US (and AA) didnt even serve when B6 started CLT over a decade ago. AA went multiple daily mainline and handed B6 a huge butt wh...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Inflight Boarding Music Memories
Replies: 13
Views: 938

Inflight Boarding Music Memories

“Summer in the City” by the Lovin’ Spoonful CO DC-10 EWR-FCO in June 1999. My first trip to Europe with my school. I was excited and a bit nervous. Every time I hear it I am brought right back to that airplane seat waiting to leave at EWR. I cant be the only one with a memory like this. What are you...

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by jfklganyc
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of American's St. Louis Hub
Replies: 46
Views: 5117

Re: History of American's St. Louis Hub

You experience in STL masked what was happening with TWA. TW was a disaster. JFK was being slashed rapidly. They tried little focus cities in LA and SJU. They were down to two cities in Europe and TLV/CAI The only reason STL was doing so well is they brought any remaining resources home to that base...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

I would imagine JFK RDU ORD SAV CHS and ATL are all on the chopping block going forward. Just following their trends. JFK was never an airport for in perimeter flying that goes to LGA. B6 gave it a years long shot...it appears they are throwing in the towel for that kind of JFK flying. The Upstate ...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

“That's the last impact of DL's BOS buildup. JFK is now far and away B6's cash cow. And they are not making decisions based on what will build up their position in NYC, but on short term margin gains.”

That is the most intelligent analysis in this 12 page thread.

Congratulations sir...you get it!

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

I would imagine JFK RDU ORD SAV CHS and ATL are all on the chopping block going forward. Just following their trends. JFK was never an airport for in perimeter flying that goes to LGA. B6 gave it a years long shot...it appears they are throwing in the towel for that kind of JFK flying. The Upstate s...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 in Chicago 6/19/19
Replies: 49
Views: 7320

Re: Delta A220 in Chicago Today

UA could buy the 220 if they want/need it, no?

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

A good round up of B6 currently: Relevant in BOS but under attack by DL in a medium-sized market Are you saying BOS is a medium-sized market? In domestic O&D it's in the Top 10 and bigger than SEA, EWR or DFW (if a bit behind LAS/DEN/ATL). It's also a good market for range-limited narrowbodies ...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 52867

Re: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's

NW is restarting JFK NRT when the 787s arrive. Yawn

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

BTV and Upstate NY cities are served for political reasons along with SWF and ORH

Stop fixating on them...they aren’t going anywhere

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

A good round up of B6 currently: Relevant in BOS but under attack by DL in a medium-sized market Relevant in JFK Leisure market and not much else. But no more slots Relevant in FLL VFR market but gate/terminal constrained Totally irrelevant out west as these round of cuts show. Really not in a good ...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107416

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Lots of cuts coming

None of the above was cut

2 pretty bad cuts though

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by jfklganyc
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What airlines have had their aircraft sunk?
Replies: 20
Views: 3163

Re: What airlines have had their aircraft sunk?

I love how this thread went sideways!

Haha

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by jfklganyc
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9449

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

AA LGA PHL Four flights isn’t that much... we will watch the trendline and see if it moves into a full slot squatting mode The problem with dehubbing NYC for PHL is there is broad acknowledgement that there is next to zero demand for air travel between NYC and PHL and very few flights. As they cut N...

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by jfklganyc
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 39417

Re: What’s the emergency at EWR?

Can't confirm it, but a UA pilot posted elsewhere, it was a new hire FO on his IOE. If so, thats not good for him/her. The trainee will be fine. However, the Training Captain might fall under some scrutiny. Especially as I have heard (anecdotally only) that this is a gotcha with the 757 under some ...

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