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by panam330
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maui OGG closed due ongoing brush fires
Replies: 11
Views: 2394

Re: Maui OGG closed due ongoing brush fires

AA has diverted a few OGG-bound flights to HNL, citing reduced visibility.

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by panam330
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product
Replies: 64
Views: 9063

Re: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product

That is one hell of a J seat. Impressive!

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by panam330
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Lockheed get back into commerical aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 6104

Re: SHOULD LOCKHEED GET BACK INTO COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT?

WHAT'S WITH THE ALL CAPS TITLE?! ;) In all seriousness, no, they shouldn't. They got out of the game because it wasn't profitable enough. As we've seen lately, the supply chain is already stretched quite thin between the big 2, Embraer, what's left of BBD and various smaller manufacturers. It would ...

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by panam330
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet 767 utilization
Replies: 11
Views: 3306

Re: WestJet 767 utilization

BTW any other North American carriers flying 787s to Hawaii? Can't think of any....mostly because Hawaii doesn't optimize the 787's capabilities. AA uses a 787-8 on ORD-HNL, and will add a third DFW-HNL rotation for part of the winter on one as well. Other than that, no, at least until HA takes del...

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by panam330
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last flight of the Avianca's E190
Replies: 19
Views: 3584

Re: Last flight of the Avianca's E190

lightsaber wrote:
For a 24 year old aircraft, having 92% opperating is good.

How about a 14 year old one? :mrgreen:

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by panam330
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX
Replies: 92
Views: 14999

Re: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX

The MCO-SYR cut on B6 is especially disappointing. Allegiant must be killing their yields with SFB/PIE-SYR.

Finally, some changes at AS. Heavy on Florida this winter - is this their highest service level yet on PDX/SEA-MCO/TPA?

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by panam330
Sun May 12, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces service to ITO
Replies: 93
Views: 13733

Re: WN announces service to ITO

That’s not what I mean...... my meaning is that destinations I.e.LIH with no DFW service can be an opportunity for WN. AA flew DFW-LIH two winters ago with a 763. There’s a reason it hasn’t come back. Yes, that sounds like a lack of pax (for AA) , but 7M7 (should 737 MAX grounding cease) will be a ...

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by panam330
Sun May 12, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces service to ITO
Replies: 93
Views: 13733

Re: WN announces service to ITO

B1168 wrote:
That’s not what I mean...... my meaning is that destinations I.e.LIH with no DFW service can be an opportunity for WN.

AA flew DFW-LIH two winters ago with a 763. There’s a reason it hasn’t come back.

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by panam330
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356827

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

I'm thinking the belly is going to be light blue, not grey...

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by panam330
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Diversions 4/13; Qantas A380 to PHX, AA 772 OKC
Replies: 35
Views: 6169

Re: DFW Diversions 4/13; Qantas A380 to PHX, AA 772 OKC

Bobloblaw wrote:
usxguy wrote:
I wonder how DAL is holding up...

no arrivals in over 2 hours.

I live about 2 miles NE of DAL; can confirm this was a particularly nasty one as far as disrupting DFW/DAL ops goes. As of 1300CT, it’s just now letting up.

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by panam330
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/17/2019: NK Closes CAP;UA Suspends SFO-AMS
Replies: 100
Views: 14625

Re: OAG Changes 3/17/2019: NK Closes CAP;UA Suspends SFO-AMS

AA CDG-DFW NOV 1.0>1.4[0.9] DEC 1.0>1.4[1.0] AA DFW-MAD NOV 1.0>1.6[0.9] DEC 1.0>1.6[0.9] AA LHR-MIA NOV 1.0>2[1.0] DEC 1.0>2[1.0] AA LHR-PHL NOV 2>1.0[1.8] DEC 2>1.0[1.8] These are relatively significant changes, IMO. Seems like they had an extra frame for use in DFW, and extra European frequencie...

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by panam330
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA NYC & LAX passengers Helo service
Replies: 18
Views: 2946

Re: AA NYC & LAX passengers Helo service

Nice to see AA partner with Blade and try something different. As said above, this all seems relatively low risk overall, and adds some value to a certain subset of flyers. Good for them!

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by panam330
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 661
Views: 132938

Re: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

Man, this is just cool. Probably the most well done retrojet by any airline so far (IMO, of course). Can’t wait to see the others. Sorry, no. I am underwhelmed. The belly painted warm grey? It was shiny metal on BOAC, only the wingbox was grey. At least the could have used metallic paint. Or, if so...

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by panam330
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 661
Views: 132938

Re: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

Man, this is just cool. Probably the most well done retrojet by any airline so far (IMO, of course). Can’t wait to see the others.

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by panam330
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/17/2019:PDK Gets Service;G4;NK;SE Moves JFK to EWR;UA Adds DEN-GSP/PWM/SYR
Replies: 29
Views: 8965

Re: OAG Changes 2/17/2019:PDK Gets Service;G4;NK;SE Moves JFK to EWR;UA Adds DEN-GSP/PWM/SYR

Now that SYR has UA on SYR-DEN, it just needs to see AA add DFW and MIA non-stop, and I won't have anything else left to want for (that's realistic, anyway).

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by panam330
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 303
Views: 34977

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Syracuse Airport annoucing something Tomorrow. Southwest maybe? https://twitter.com/SyracuseAirport/status/1095788357878235142 https://i.imgur.com/a1PBAqM.jpg I'd be shocked if WN were coming to Syracuse and there wasn't so much as a squeak until the day prior; I highly doubt it's them. Either it's...

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by panam330
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA resize FA crew bases - grow DFW + LAX, shrink PHX + STL
Replies: 62
Views: 11182

Re: AA resize FA crew bases - grow DFW + LAX, shrink PHX + STL

Ionosphere wrote:
Isn't there a foreign national base in BOG too?

Si señor, there is indeed.

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by panam330
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines adds CLT
Replies: 47
Views: 5120

Re: Spirit Airlines adds CLT

AA goes nuclear in 3...2...1...

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by panam330
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 303
Views: 34977

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Buffalomatt1027 wrote:
jworks158 wrote:
From the OAG thread

WN
MCO-ROC APR 1.0>1.7
BUF-TPA APR 2>3


In english ... what does that mean? Buffalo loses 1 flight a day or week to Tampa?

It means it goes from 2 to 3 daily. It gains one daily, in April.

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by panam330
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets
Replies: 270
Views: 26094

Re: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets

I didn't know there was any other requirement than one flight attendant for every 50 sets. Just make a recorded announcement with appropriate pauses for the flight attendant to walk down the aisle and demonstrate. Exactly. A second FA on a 50 seater would kill the economics even more. FAA requireme...

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by panam330
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did AA fly long haul to STL and/or SJC?
Replies: 15
Views: 2044

Re: Did AA fly long haul to STL and/or SJC?

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
Did AA fly long haul (...) to SJC?


Yes, to/from NRT, with DC-10-30s and later MD-11s.


And 777s, right up until the end.

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by panam330
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 521
Views: 93157

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

I think it looks better ten-fold on the 320 than it does on the 330. The white:color ratio on the larger gauge is too much white for my eye. The titles are way, way too small. They don't need to be billboard, but increasing them 50% in size would make a world of difference. Otherwise, it's just &quo...

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by panam330
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA orders 4 More 777-300ERs - What Routes?
Replies: 52
Views: 12841

Re: UA orders 4 More 777-300ERs - What Routes?

Told before and now repeat: GRU Maybe seasonal or swapping with 772 but this gonna happen. Just a matter of time (or frames) I disagree it'll be Brazil. I fully expect ORD-HKG, upgauging the second EWR-TLV, or Australia to receive [some of] these 77Ws. We shall see, though - these are certainly int...

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by panam330
Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62047

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Starting 02Apr19, AA adds a daily 737-800 RON on ORD-SYR. Schedule is as follows:

AA1192 Dep ORD 1850 Arr SYR 2136
AA1290 Dep SYR 0737 Arr ORD 0855 (Begins 03Apr19)

Exciting! I'm pretty sure this is the first mainline ORD-SYR that AA has flown since shortly after 9/11.

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by panam330
Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62047

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Glad to see SYR is getting AA mainline this spring, too. Jim I’m glad to see the CR9 disappear from CLT. SYR has had mainline on 2 CLT departures fairly consistently for the last few years. The AM departure bounces between 321/320/319, and the PM is nearly always a 319. Nice changes for Upstate, af...

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by panam330
Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 71194

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

Perhaps we'll see DEN-AKL?

I'm excited to see what this announcement possesses. I'm also surprised they were able to keep this one under wraps until the day prior; usually there are some rumblings before something big.

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by panam330
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans
Replies: 144
Views: 26607

Re: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans

I know that DEN has a gate shortage right now, but who exactly is going to be occupying *16* additional C gates, let alone the A gates being added? B, I get; I actually thought UA would want more than they're getting. I can't see WN taking all of the new C gates; that'd be a lot of growth, and I'm n...

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by panam330
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Construction Updates
Replies: 64
Views: 15628

Re: SLC Terminal Construction Updates

If American can serve all four Hawaiian airports from DFW, Delta most certainly can from SLC. Just a nitpick, but AA only serves DFW-HNL/OGG year-round (the former often being 2x daily, at that) and KOA seasonally. LIH won't be coming back as of now. The 763 made the route an operational mess, the ...

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by panam330
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 to Cancun
Replies: 34
Views: 6968

Re: AA 787 to Cancun

The reply is saying CUN is no longer a INTL trip and doesn't require a language speaker. OK ... I misunderstood then. I read it as: in the past when when the crews were separate, CUN was considered domestic and didn't require a language speaker. I took that to mean that the bases are now mixed and ...

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by panam330
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 89815

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

On TLV, the 787-10 will replace the 77W frequency. Incorrect, the 78J will replace the 772 on the morning flight (UA84/5). Or summer 2019 UA at TLV is EWR daily 78J+77W SFO daily 77W and IAD 3x 772 I must've missed the upgauge on SFO-TLV. Quite a far cry from the original 788! What a winner TLV is ...

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by panam330
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 LAX/SFO daily flights by SQ?
Replies: 43
Views: 8102

Re: 5 LAX/SFO daily flights by SQ?

I'm not totally sure; I wouldn't doubt that they feel they "need" to be in LAX. If UA couldn't make it work as the only nonstop in the market, with much more feed--and when they did launch the nonstop, fares cratered to the 600s rt all in--I'm not sure how a lower density SQ flight will f...

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by panam330
Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?
Replies: 109
Views: 17043

Re: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?

Personally, I love em. Built like tanks, and if you’re in the exit row or forward, pretty quiet. I’ll be sad to see them go.

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by panam330
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Next confirmed SQ non-stop Trans-Pacific destination: SEA
Replies: 224
Views: 27157

Re: Unconfirmed: Next SQ non-stop trans-Pacific destination...SEA

Sayan777 wrote:
Will they use an A350 ULR or the normal A350. Big threat for Emirates. I hope Qatar Airways launches the DOH-SEA soon.


According to TPG, SIN-SEA will be on the "normal" 359.

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by panam330
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA post Q3 2018 earnings
Replies: 101
Views: 14211

Re: AA post Q3 2018 earnings

Domestically, I believe only the A321NEO will have 20 seats, the remaining 219 321s will have 16 seats.... Fortunately, all existing 321s are currently scheduled to go to 20F/176Y as part of the Oasis program. "According to David Seymour, American’s Senior Vice President of Integrated Operatio...

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by panam330
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 160
Views: 28722

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

Has anyone found them yet on the booking page? I just did some ghost bookings beginning on 31 January and everything still shows 717/319/320 (even into Feb). Per the article linked by OP, they will not be for sale until October 20th. Right at the top of the chart in the article, it's stated that al...

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by panam330
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet B787-9 Routes
Replies: 76
Views: 13800

Re: WestJet B787-9 Routes

Wouldn't surprise me to see YYC-CDG, YYC-LGW or YYC-NRT, and something from YYZ, YYZ-AMS is a possibility. I don't think they will concentrate on one Canadian airport in specific, they will have 3 on line, so enough for 3-4 routes. I think not initially concentrating on one Canadian airport would b...

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by panam330
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 18402

Re: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019

TYSflyer wrote:
Legend757 wrote:
ryanrap1 wrote:
I looked on AA but don't see the JFK - SAT added yet.
Does anyone know the times or equipment that will be used?


The flights aren't bookable until the 8th, but it will be a 737-800.

9:00 A.M. Departure
10:00 P.M. Arrival

Do you know if LGA-TYS will be an ERD again? Thanks!


2x daily 175s.

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by panam330
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 18402

Re: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019

LAX-TUL is a 175, so it is not a maintenance rotation; DCA-TUL is also a 175. DFW-BUR is 2x 738s (nice!), DFW-YUM/BFL CR9s, DFW-FLG/AGS will be CR7, and DFW-MRY a 175. Not mentioned here are additional daily frequencies in TONS of markets - DFW-BJX/CUU/GDL/QRO/PVR/SLP, and MIA-BGI/UVF/SDQ. I am disa...

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by panam330
Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-KEF 2019..
Replies: 16
Views: 3965

Re: AA DFW-KEF 2019..

It was specifically mentioned in the European expansion release that it will return. It is loaded for 6JUN19-26OCT19 eastbound, 7JUN19-27OCT19 westbound.

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by panam330
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9022

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

A reintroduction of CLT-EGE/JAC wouldn't hurt, IMO. As someone upthread also said, CLT-COS as well - certainly doable with an E75.

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by panam330
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Int'l Bases of US3
Replies: 20
Views: 3478

Re: Int'l Bases of US3

The US3, amongst other airlines globally, have international crew bases for those airports that hold primary service from their US destinations to Asia, Europe and South America. Most of these bases, known to me, are structured for cabin crew. Are they inclusive of the flight crew as well? Do the p...

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by panam330
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62047

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

I’ve checked and I can’t seem to figure out where the A320 is coming from the night before (September 30th), anyone figure it out? I’ve even checked SLC, once in a while (the last time being 2013) DL will fly a one-off nonstop from SLC-SYR , but that doesn’t seem to be the case here. I'm wondering ...

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by panam330
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces PHL-MLB
Replies: 18
Views: 3427

Re: AA Announces PHL-MLB

Don't forget CO flew EWRDAB and EWRMLB with 735s until 9/11, so there is a steady history of service to the Northeast outside of US Airways or Delta. CO flew EWR-DAB well past 9/11, with everything from a 145 to a 753, to a 764 during race weeks. I did it on a 145 in January 2007, right after the t...

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by panam330
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes
Replies: 106
Views: 13317

Re: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes

Looks like UA going 3x on ORD-ANC was an error after all.

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by panam330
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Philadelphia (PHL) Hub
Replies: 89
Views: 17298

Re: American Airlines Philadelphia (PHL) Hub

This shift may even be a mutual AA-LH agreement, since without Star connections the year round LH PHL flight will essentially be 100% O&D. I should hope not, since that would be collusion. Also, LH has quite a large hub on the German side of the route - so it will be hardly reliant on O&D b...

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by panam330
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 305
Views: 36649

Re: AA Anounces Berlin, Dubrovnik, Bologna, PHX-LHR

DFW-DUB/MUC, ORD-ATH added as well.

ORD-PVG gone, and ORD-NRT reduced to 3w. I can't believe ORD-Asia is really that bad, but fares are in the toilet and AA isn't about to give up on LAX.

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by panam330
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 309
Views: 37236

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

Interesting sight I saw earlier. Two Qantas A380s and a parked Emirates 777-300ER. Wonder what's up with the parked birds? The parked bird is the yesterday (7/15) QF8 aircraft. Appears to have been delayed to tonight. DFW ESTIMATED TIME OF DEPARTURE 2350 ☨1 ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL 0745 ☨1 SYD The...

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by panam330
Sun May 27, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA First Class: JFK-MIA-MCO-MIA-JFK (w/pics)
Replies: 18
Views: 7670

Re: AA First Class: JFK-MIA-MCO-MIA-JFK (w/pics)

It's been years since I've visited the TR section of the forums. Happy to see you're still active and your style continues; I've always loved your reports.

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by panam330
Tue May 08, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 368066

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

jhsusman wrote:
Is the DEN - LHR on the 788 going to operate year-round? I wonder how loads are doing. . .

Unfortunately, it's seasonal. Ends on 26October.

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by panam330
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62047

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Looks like UA has updated their July schedules, and SYR gets some mainline to ORD back - one daily 73G, on what looks like Sundays only. Better than none, but bizarre to say the least.

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