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by enilria
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 160
Views: 22377

TELEGRAPH: Disney Will Launch Airline w/Costumed Crew

This keeps popping up. Headline says crew in costume. I can't see that in the article. I give this 2% chance of happening. Disney is planning to launch its own airline in the US, it has been rumoured, which could be family heaven or utter hell depending on your stance on the mega brand. According to...

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by enilria
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can DL Pacific gateway in SEA work?
Replies: 62
Views: 8074

Re: Can DL Pacific gateway in SEA work?

Will DL ever be successful in making SEA their TPAC hub similar to UA at SFO? No. That was only the plan when it became apparent NRT was closing as a hub and KE and DL were fighting. Now that KE is a full JV partner there is no need to fly a bunch of risky stuff like SEA-SIN like they might have tr...

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by enilria
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 87
Views: 9638

Re: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

So? Now they've gone to Trump.. Ain't this something? So ? How much did the Emir offer Trump to set this UP? And? What's Pence's Take in this? I'd say at least ten percent, same if not more for Kushner. That's a very serious accusation. Do you have any evidence to support it? And for your ten perce...

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by enilria
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 8400

Re: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts

Seems it's been figured out but I knew well the code WC. My first airline job was with Wien Air Alaska...a small ANC-based airline founded in 1927. I became a FA for them shortly after graduating college in 1981. Their code was WC....looks like someone is finally using it again! They ceased operati...

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by enilria
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 8400

Re: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts

KarlB737 wrote:
enilria wrote:
G4 FLL-USA FEB 0.5>1.5[0.9] MAR 0>1.7[1.0] APR 0>1.7[1.0]


FLL to USA???????????

USA is Concord, NC if not mistaken. Coincidentally where most of the NASCAR teams base their planes.

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by enilria
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 8400

Re: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts

Thanks as always! Just kidding... from what I saw in their Wildcat’s website though, their planes look real comfortable and run from an FBO. You know in aviation everything is subject to change though. Good job with these updates by the way Enrila. Thanks everybody :) I wonder how they are designat...

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by enilria
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 8400

Re: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts

[code][/code] And the WC at DAL should be WildCat Touring. Pretty sure they've been flying ASE-DAL for a while now. https://www.wildcattouring.com/ Here's a pic: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/7/2/6/4501627.jpg?v=v47c139a3cb3 It was never in OAG before. I wonder how they filed the te...

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by enilria
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 8400

Re: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts

PHL-MYR Enter NK Enter F9 ...AA retreat? The fact they did not adjust CLT tells me it probably isn’t a filing error. Also, imho when you drop trips due to declining performance they tend to trickle out one by one over time. Dropping 3 or 4 roundtrips at once is not optimal because there’s no way to...

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by enilria
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 8400

Re: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts

Amazing even that can't work daily *AR EZE-JFK DEC 0.9>0.5[1.0] JAN 1.0>0.5[1.0] FEB 1.0>0.4[1.0] MAR 1.0>0.5[1.0] APR 1.0>0.6[1.0] Nothing wrong with the route's demand or with the AR & DL partnership. During the above period, AR will swap 3 of the JFK frequencies to a new EZE-MCO route that w...

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by enilria
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 8400

OAG Changes 7/21/2019: AA Reduces MYR;WC Adds DAL;MAX Cuts

FAQ AS OF JULY 2018 THERE ARE CHANGES TO THE FORMAT OF THIS REPORT...SEE BELOW WHAT IS THIS REPORT? This compares departures for sale THIS WEEK for the stated period versus what was for sale LAST WEEK...prior year departures are now shown in brackets e.g. [0]. THE SCHEDULES SHOWN HERE CHANGE AFTER Y...

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Virgin America Failed
Replies: 51
Views: 9046

Re: Why Virgin America Failed

drdisque wrote:
They didn't fail. They just weren't performing as well as the industry standard and were a desirable acquisition target due to their gate holdings at SFO and as competitor elimination.

I agree. They were profitable when they were bought. Is profitable considered failing now????

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 87
Views: 9638

Re: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

Chapter 11 is a bankruptcy law, it costs airlines millions in fees to file, and every country has their own version of it. Actually no, plenty of countries do not have the concept of Chapter 11. From Wikipedia... Canada doesn't even have it: "In Canada, bankruptcy always means liquidation. The...

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 87
Views: 9638

Re: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

A loan that was paid back under the ATSB program is not a subsidy, the airlines borrowed the money from the banks, paid it back a loan guarantee doesn’t cost the government money. For example US Airways borrowed the money from Citibank The Airlines pay rent and landing fees. They dont operate for f...

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 87
Views: 9638

Re: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

The US carriers are being pathetic. They get subsidies too!!!! No they don’t. #1 : They explicitly took subsidies in the form of loan guarantees from the Federal Govt as recently as 2002. #2 : The USA is one of the few countries in the world with government owned airports, whereas in most countries...

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 to start FAR-PHX
Replies: 15
Views: 1488

Re: F9 to start FAR-PHX

https://news.flyfrontier.com/frontier-a ... m-phoenix/
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I assumed there was a thread on this when it was announced Wednesday, but I don't see one...
PHX was added to San Diego, Detroit, Fargo, and Salt Lake City.
https://news.flyfrontier.com/frontier-a ... m-phoenix/

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

As much as I respect the analysis that went into this, may I suggest an alternative. DL already has as much Caribbean/LatAm connectivity power as they need at ATL, and is at no real risk of running out of capacity there. BOS, SEA, and LAX were historically the weak corners for DL, and all three hav...

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 87
Views: 9638

Re: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

This makes it sound like QR didn’t attend the meeting. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-qatar-airlines-industry/u-s-airline-group-says-it-had-a-productive-meeting-with-trump-on-qatar-idUSKCN1UD39G Also sounds like a waste of time and no change from the status quo I'm hearing that everybody ag...

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 141
Views: 15349

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

Are Lingus is also quickly becoming IAG’s LHR reliever hub and also serves the large North American Irish heritage diaspora. LHR only needs a reliever because LCCs are pressuring fares and driving up demand. If they all die it will cost $2k to fly to Europe and back. LHR won't need a reliever. EI h...

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?
Replies: 54
Views: 6823

Re: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?

WN didn’t enter DIA until 2006 and only started growing significantly there within the last decade, but it is now on the verge of becoming their largest station, especially if they take all the new C gates. Conventional wisdom suggests a carrier won’t do as well when the carrier raids a rivals hub ...

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention
Replies: 88
Views: 6740

Re: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention

What percentage of flights ever have to deal with a drug overdose? Seems like a waste of 1000 or 2000 doses. And I assume it expires pretty quick. Tell that to those who benefit from it. There used to be the same attitude to Epipens but the widespread adoption has actually brought down its costs. W...

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention
Replies: 88
Views: 6740

Re: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention

smokeybandit wrote:
What percentage of flights ever have to deal with a drug overdose?

Seems like a waste of 1000 or 2000 doses. And I assume it expires pretty quick.

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by enilria
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention
Replies: 88
Views: 6740

DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention

Google says Narcan costs $140. I hope they have it locked up! Delta Air Lines will begin carrying naloxone, a medication that can reverse a narcotic overdose, on flights while the country grapples with its opioid crisis. The Atlanta-based airline said it has had plans since the beginning of the year...

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by enilria
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 87
Views: 9638

Re: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

This thread so far crystallizes why compromise is dead. Even the thought of people you don’t like talking is horrific. For the love of god, if they settled their differences there’d be nothing to argue about. Can’t have that. I’d LOL, but it’s too sad.

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by enilria
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 87
Views: 9638

Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

Delta didn’t send anyone interestingly. This is purportedly about Air Italy, of course Delta is poised to own part of AZ and is already in a JV with them. —-President Donald Trump is poised to meet with the heads of American Airlines Group Inc., United Airlines Holdings Inc. and Qatar Airways to dis...

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by enilria
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN stops pilot hiring and upgrades due to MAX
Replies: 36
Views: 5634

Re: WN stops pilot hiring and upgrades due to MAX

Per my sources at VCV, that work on the WN aircraft in question, the engines on each aircraft need to be run every 10 days or so. What that entails as far as time they need to run, I don't know and didn't ask. But there were several out there while I was on the ramp that were running engines. Can't...

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by enilria
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN stops pilot hiring and upgrades due to MAX
Replies: 36
Views: 5634

Re: WN stops pilot hiring and upgrades due to MAX

Per my sources at VCV, that work on the WN aircraft in question, the engines on each aircraft need to be run every 10 days or so. What that entails as far as time they need to run, I don't know and didn't ask. But there were several out there while I was on the ramp that were running engines. Can't...

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by enilria
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

You couple those two together than it is impossible ATL could have a higher margin. Feel free to post anything from a credible source showing anything different. You constantly berate people on here for not accounting for "prorating the flow fare" and now you fail to do so yourself. Once ...

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by enilria
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN stops pilot hiring and upgrades due to MAX
Replies: 36
Views: 5634

Re: WN stops pilot hiring and upgrades due to MAX

the article says that southwest is the largest Max operator with 34 aircraft grounded. I would assume they have many more on order that they are not taking right now. I believe you are correct. So the problem gets exponentially worse for potential new hires and upgrades. I also wonder if Southwest ...

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by enilria
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

I have a hard time believing ATL is higher margin than MSP which has much higher average paid fares. MSP has *marginally* higher average paid fares, but it's average length of haul is longer, so when you adjust for that it is a minimal variance. However, ATL has considerably lower average costs due...

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by enilria
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

SEA to at least JFK/BOS/LAX don't make money. JFK was a solid route until mint entered. Then they switched half the capacity to D1 and still saw fares drop 20%. This is how I see DL system. JFK/LGA - no longer a drag on margin and could even become system average to above system average in the next...

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by enilria
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 141
Views: 15349

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

I don’t think you’ve been following IAG’s plans for EI too closely then? Or even fully understand the EI’s current standing in IAG? I wouldn’t class EI as a LCC either. I could say the same about your comments. Trust me. You could be right. But with the fairly rapid expansion of EI’s long haul flee...

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Someone just bought what's left of WOW Air.
Replies: 58
Views: 5712

Re: Former Execs of WOW trying to bring back LCC named WAB

Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't most of the issues with WOW to do with the founder? I seem to recall that there were a few investors willing to invest in the airline, but only on the condition that he stepped down and gave up some of his stake in the company, which he refused to do. Without him...

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

Sightseer wrote:
enilria wrote:
tphuang wrote:

I have nothing to contribute to this conversation about DL's expansion other than to say discussions like this are why I love a-net :yes:

:) Me too

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 141
Views: 15349

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

Boyd suggested BA via LHR as a candidate. Maybe Aer Lingus? Likely there are others and they are not ULCC but network carriers....therefor support one of the drivers: "through hub feed...aka beyond LHR; FRA; CDG; AMS etc" Not sure why STL is not on the list; the list is Boyd's not mine He...

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues
Replies: 90
Views: 12983

Re: Boeing and WN sued over 737 MAX safety issues

Just read through the Southwest lawsuit. They are saying that southwest and boeing have colluded on several levels throughout the entire history of WN, which ultimately ended up with the troubled MAX we see today. They say the evidence can be found with WNs continuous and remarkable financial perfo...

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Turkish Airlines launch flights to Dallas/Fort Worth in the near future?
Replies: 30
Views: 2327

Re: Turkish Airlines to Dallas/Fort Worth

You need to change the title. This implies it is official and this is totally wishful thinking. I don’t think TK will expand much in the USA until all the runways at the new Istanbul airport are built. How many runways are operational? I thought 4 runways were all good to go. A TK staffer told me o...

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 62
Views: 12003

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

Yes, I just did a dummy booking in the Emirates website and I can now find non-stop flights between MEX and BCN. I am wondering what is AM planning. AM 49% owner by Delta. I can imagine the playbook. Scream to DGAC and add money losing BCN flights perhaps. AM started BCNMEX in June 2019. Then screa...

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

I think the logic is also that if LAX/SEA/BOS were all as awful as people think Delta could not be turning in results that whipping the rest of the industry. That's possible, but the amount of ASM they have at ATL is probably 2 or 3 times what they have at LAX/SEA/BOS combined. So If ATL is a few p...

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Solar batteries on airliner skin
Replies: 26
Views: 1724

Re: Solar batteries on airliner skin

asdf wrote:
ask again in twenty years
for now no way to get considerable energie from them

Or 100

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 62
Views: 12003

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

Are they having fifth freedom finally? The press release is not that clear for me. It looks like passengers can fly between BCN and MEX only and not continue to DXB. Emirates’ Mexico City flight will be a linked service with Barcelona, meaning that customers can now travel between the two cities in...

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

As someone who lives in Miami, I'd love to see it. I think AA would make it hell for them though and it'd be a much tougher fight than either AS in SEA or B6 in BOS. I'm not sure DL would see it as being worth the fight but who knows. DL is basically throwing money at sea, Boston and lax with littl...

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by enilria
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 141
Views: 15349

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

Boyd suggested BA via LHR as a candidate. Maybe Aer Lingus? Likely there are others and they are not ULCC but network carriers....therefor support one of the drivers: "through hub feed...aka beyond LHR; FRA; CDG; AMS etc" Not sure why STL is not on the list; the list is Boyd's not mine He...

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by enilria
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 141
Views: 15349

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

Top dozen markets to next get TATL : https://www.aviationplanning.com/monday-update-april-1-2019/ No particular order: ALB, MHT, PVD, GRR, CMH, ORF, RIC, SDF, CVG, MEM, SAV, JAX edit - CVG and PVD already have TATL Traditional Demand Drivers Are Out. The key point is to understand that the new crit...

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by enilria
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

It would be tougher in the sense that unlike LAX, BOS and SEA, there is a dominant legacy carrier at MIA. AA accounts for around two thirds of capacity at MIA. Alaska was dominant at SEA before DL. Going into MIA would not be the first time they have tried a legacy hub as they have tried MIA twice ...

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by enilria
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

I'm going to predict that once DL finishes with BOS expansion they will once again try MIA. It's the final part of their "4 corners strategy". As someone who lives in Miami, I'd love to see it. I think AA would make it hell for them though and it'd be a much tougher fight than either AS i...

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by enilria
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

Regarding profitability at MIA, yes there have been issues in Latin America recently but that doesn't tell the full story. There has also been significant pressure put on AA domestically from the (U)LCCs at FLL. And that hasn't just come from competition for economy class travelers. B6's Mint produ...

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by enilria
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

Regarding profitability at MIA, yes there have been issues in Latin America recently but that doesn't tell the full story. There has also been significant pressure put on AA domestically from the (U)LCCs at FLL. And that hasn't just come from competition for economy class travelers. B6's Mint produ...

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by enilria
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15139

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

I'm surprised MIA isn't more profitable. Wasn't MIA one of the most profitable hubs about 10 years ago? It was extremely profitable 10 years ago. From what I hear, the multi-carrier battle at FLL has dramatically hurt MIA. IMHO, AA has chosen to generally not match FLL fares which has caused a huge...

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by enilria
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 976
Views: 236102

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

“Alitalia Attracts Atlanta-based Delta and Atlantia”. Is this a headline or a tongue twister?

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