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by STT757
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO's new South Terminal is taking shape
Replies: 25
Views: 5267

Re: MCO's new South Terminal is taking shape

Now 60% complete, with construction actually accelerating during the pandemic, MCO's new 15-gate, $2.7B South Terminal is coming along well. The new terminal will be better-suited to handling international flights and will connect to the new Intermodal Terminal (also under construction), which will...

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by STT757
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

I pass EWR everyday on the way to work, NK is using 2-3 of the gates on B-1. The DL gates are mostly empty except for occasionally seeing a flight or two.

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by STT757
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

I don't think DL is operating EWR-CVG, RDU, BOS.

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by STT757
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1929
Views: 335834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

LCCs, especially WN, will be very eager for LGA slots by March or April. Do I think WN can run a schedule of more than 35 flights a day out of LGA by then? Definitely. Do I think NK can run a schedule of more than 11 flight a day by then? definitely. WN would also be eager for more slots at DCA. I ...

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by STT757
Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

So I talked to few people at DL and this is what I got essentially; -DL intends on ramping up EWR slightly to gain share against UA and B6 -They are planning on relocating (somewhat) to Terminal 1 and having a sky club Now this is where it gets interesting -DL is fighting to keep its gates in B1 in...

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by STT757
Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

Here’s a link with regards to the construction activity at EWR. https://dyconsultants.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/PANYPJ-Capital-Plan.pdf So this confirms that B-1 will be converted into additional International gates for the International arrivals facility. So DL will be moving to Terminal One.

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by STT757
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

I know this is a bit off topic, but is there talks about replacing terminal C? I know someone said in this thread that the PA talked about replacing terminal C. They’re replacing all the terminals, but not at once. Terminal One is in the construction phase and the new Terminal two is in the plannin...

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by STT757
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

Terminal A was dated but never *really* rubbed me the wrong way per say. Just a lack of concessions in the terminal areas for the most part. It was fully functional and had monorail access. In fact, check out this B6 Mint inaugural video at EWR from last week. JetBlue has actually made A-1 at EWR l...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

I (as someone from NJ) can agree on most of your list. Are you originally from South Jersey? Nobody I know (north of I-195) calls it "pork roll"..... it's Taylor Ham! And some of the best cheesesteaks are from NJ (South Jersey, of course....) Put in a "Jimmy Buff's" and I'm ther...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1101
Views: 171638

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

What would an RDU focus city bring to the network besides incremental North-South traffic along the east coast? A lot of same reason why Delta started focus city there: a lot of population growth, highly educated population, tech sector, a lot of New York transplants and a lot of connection to Nort...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

Much more on Monday's tour. https://www.businessinsider.com/touring-new-terminal-1-at-newark-airport-27-billion-redevelopment-2020-7 Great article and it provided breaking news, apparently Southwest is coming back to Newark :stirthepot:. I guess the articles author had an old airline list for Termi...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines Q2 cash burn
Replies: 22
Views: 5588

Re: Airlines Q2 cash burn

I pray for a recovery, and when it comes AS, B6 and UA are in good positions. UA's problem pre-covid was that they were too small, now the problem is that DL and especially AA are too big. UA is hurt by their large widebody fleet and International network, however they've been turning lemons into le...

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by STT757
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best USA Climate
Replies: 48
Views: 1812

Re: Best USA Climate

Pretty much most of California, and Hawaii are the best climates I've ever experienced. I live in New Jersey and my favorite time of year is Autumn which can be absolutely delightful, most Summers are nice too but we are having a hot and humid one this year. December is nice for the season, however ...

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by STT757
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1101
Views: 171638

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

JetBlue has quite a few project open. They described northeast partnership with AA, building EWR, building LAX and building FLL to 140 flight station. All these projects will certainly occupy their resources for a while. In fact, they are so occupied that no mention was made of MCO, even though the...

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by STT757
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

They're on schedule for opening next year, the Port Authority hosted a media event on Monday.

https://www.nj.com/galleries/E7CAC3PWLFDNJEOTI3XL62NSSA/

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by STT757
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 337
Views: 40859

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Most families don’t take summer vacations in August. June/July is for trips to Disney and national parks, and most people already have booked their vacations by now—I’ve never booked my family trip in July and taken it in August. Without business travelers the number of people traveling is about to...

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by STT757
Fri Jul 17, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern 767 runway excursion in Guyana
Replies: 13
Views: 4322

Re: Eastern 767 runway excursion in Guyana

Are they spraying people down with disinfectant in that photo?

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by STT757
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 323
Views: 40475

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

All the credit in the world to AA and B6, they're sure not taking this crisis laying down. Now they just need Florida, California, Arizona and Texas to get their heads out of the sand and tackle their growing cases. It hurts UA at EWR and LAX, but this definitely is a high and in fastball right at D...

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by STT757
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

The goal is to move the Terminals further West to front Highways 1 & 9, similar to the new Terminal One. They would then move much of the airport's infrastructure on the other side of the highway. Developers already have eyes set on the former Waverly yards site where the airport rail link stat...

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by STT757
Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA in 1997...
Replies: 54
Views: 8829

Re: TWA in 1997...

This week marks 24 years since the TWA flight 800 tragedy. I still remember the breaking news report showing flames on the water.

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by STT757
Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

The goal is to move the Terminals further West to front Highways 1 & 9, similar to the new Terminal One. They would then move much of the airport's infrastructure on the other side of the highway. Developers already have eyes set on the former Waverly yards site where the airport rail link stati...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces EWR-BOS
Replies: 40
Views: 5257

Re: Spirit announces EWR-BOS

B6 and NK trying to beef up service to justify a gate grab when Terminal One opens? That's not a terrible idea - if they have the strength to lose some $ short-term. DOT Consumer Airfare Reports for 2019 show EWR with a pretty good revenue premium. 1Q19 showed EWR with a 16% revenue premium while F...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces EWR-BOS
Replies: 40
Views: 5257

Re: Spirit announces EWR-BOS

B6 and NK trying to beef up service to justify a gate grab when Terminal One opens?

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by STT757
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

Here’s a rendering of the new Airtrain. With the proposed terminal two development, it seems a large chunk of the parking lot space will be lost for the new head house and station. https://www.ewrredevelopment.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Airtrain-EWR-Program-Briefing-Book-V2.pdf They're building...

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by STT757
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

Very poorly written article. But question: is this new T1 intended to have FIS, or at least the physical capability to add such? I'm about 95% sure it won't have FIS..... No FIS initially, but may be included in a future expansion. "The full concept for the terminal expansion remains under dev...

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by STT757
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

Why keep the Terminal A headhouse? I believe they are keeping it, temporarily, due to the Airtrain. I believe they are worried about tearing down a building that the increasingly fragile Airtrain runs right through. They're going to keep it until the Airtrain is replaced, then both Terminal A and t...

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by STT757
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

Very poorly written article. But question: is this new T1 intended to have FIS, or at least the physical capability to add such? I'm about 95% sure it won't have FIS. It's not really needed, since most of the stuff coming to the terminal is Pre-Clear. And planes can be easily moved from Terminal B ...

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by STT757
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21695

Re: EWR New Terminal One

Up until 2003 EWR was the busiest NYC airport, before a COVID it still was the busiest in terms of domestic traffic. If international lags behind a domestic traffic rebound could EWR regain the title of handling the most traffic? UA hub, B6 focus city, growing NK and F9.

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by STT757
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where was Legacy pre-9/11 UA Bigger at SFO or LAX?
Replies: 3
Views: 858

Re: Where was Legacy pre-9/11 UA Bigger at SFO or LAX?

UA857 wrote:
So UA had a larger presence at SFO than LAX wasn´t UA the largest carrier at LAX prior to 9/11?


Yes pre 9-11 UA was the largest carrier at LAX, but SFO was larger than their LAX operation.

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by STT757
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney and airline partners
Replies: 34
Views: 5087

Re: Disney and airline partners

I remember staying at the Contemporary Resort in August 1992 and seeing Delta Airlines timetables displayed in certain locations. We coincidentally flew down to Orlando on Delta from EWR. Before Delta, Eastern was the official airline of Walt Disney World. Also in the early '90s US Air had a marketi...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport construction projects question
Replies: 74
Views: 10653

Re: Airport construction projects question

I understand UPS gave up their site at EWR for the new terminal one, did they move to JFK? No, they built a new site on the North end of the airport. I don't have a current photo, but here's the details of the relocation of UPS, the Chelsea flight kitchen and some of the Fedex properties. https://w...

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by STT757
Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of Long Island MacArthur Airport - KISP
Replies: 62
Views: 5962

Re: The Future of Long Island MacArthur Airport - KISP

Wouldn't it be interesting if the town could 'eminent domain' seize the gates and by government force, force WN to release the unused gates, or perhaps less severe....force WN to engage in good faith negotiations with other carriers on those gates. Would probably be quite the showdown but could ope...

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by STT757
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of Long Island MacArthur Airport - KISP
Replies: 62
Views: 5962

Re: The Future of Long Island MacArthur Airport - KISP

La Compagnie caters to business travelers, not leisure. And even for the leisure carriers the experiment with outer region secondary airports for trans-Atlantic traffic is over, there will be plenty of space at EWR, JFK, BOS etc.. for whomever for years to come.

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by STT757
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of Long Island MacArthur Airport - KISP
Replies: 62
Views: 5962

Re: The Future of Long Island MacArthur Airport - KISP

WN re-adding ISP-MDW nonstop service might be a possibility with WN no longer serving EWR, with LGA being slot-restricted, and with there being a significant amount of demand to the NYC market from MDW. Islip is 55 miles from Manhattan, it's a suburban community that doesn't really have the large c...

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by STT757
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport construction projects question
Replies: 74
Views: 10653

Re: Airport construction projects question

EWR Terminal One construction never stopped, and is progressing for it's initial opening late in 2021.

https://www.enr.com/articles/49638-newark-airports-terminal-1-starts-spreading-its-wings

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by STT757
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1101
Views: 171638

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

All these State vs. State quarantines are the number one reasons why the Federal Government needs to lead the pandemic response and not left up to local governments.

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by STT757
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 354
Views: 65624

Re: FT: Investors bet AA will file for BK

If the crisis continues into mid to late 2021 I can see a bailout like the auto industry got in 2009, and perhaps the Government taking stakes in the airlines like they did with GM.

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by STT757
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 33991

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

Does the new terminal 1 have preferential access to most of the gates or are they all truly shared. If it's the former, how do they decide which ones have preferential access and which ones are shared? That would seem like the biggest limiting factor to JetBlue or the ULCCs at the moment. Is it sti...

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by STT757
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 33991

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

I drove by the new Terminal One site today, very busy on that site and the adjacent CONRAC facility. The piers look very far along but the min head house of the structure is still just steel beams.

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by STT757
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1450
Views: 204397

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

AA has a sketchy past on NY to Florida LGA PBI MCO FLL and TPA were all flown. JAX on Eagle. DAB on Eagle. This peaked post TWA merger. JFK saw MCO and TPA MCO was flown concurrently from both at one point. None of it was consistent or long lasting. Miami obviously flown from both consistently. Sea...

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by STT757
Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport construction projects question
Replies: 74
Views: 10653

Re: Airport construction projects question

Was just browsing for any news on the JFK redevelopment and came across a presentation dated May 12, 2020 for the new terminal one. That’s a good sign that this project will continue. https://www.anewjfk.com/wp-content/uploads/NTO-MWBE-Information-Webinar-Env-Srvc-5-12-2020_postVR.pdf Anything not ...

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by STT757
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years on airliners.net
Replies: 36
Views: 1888

Re: 20 years on airliners.net

Congratulations! I hit 20 years in March, but I started visiting in 1998.

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by STT757
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 33991

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

EWR is not now, nor was it ever, UA (or CO's) largest hub. Pre-COVID19, UA was the fourth busiest hub for UA, behind ORD, IAH, and DEN and averaged around 350-400 daily departures, depending on the time of year. In CO days, it was the most profitable of CO's 3 US hubs (IAH and CLE being the other t...

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by STT757
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 33991

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

B6 is a bug compared to UA...and they could easily treat them as such if this were any other times. It's a ballsy move by B6 and is going to drain a lot of their cash. I'm surprised their creditors (including the US govt if they took a loan) aren't looking at this with interest and maybe a bit of d...

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by STT757
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport construction projects question
Replies: 74
Views: 10653

Re: Airport construction projects question

Was just browsing for any news on the JFK redevelopment and came across a presentation dated May 12, 2020 for the new terminal one. That’s a good sign that this project will continue. https://www.anewjfk.com/wp-content/uploads/NTO-MWBE-Information-Webinar-Env-Srvc-5-12-2020_postVR.pdf Anything not ...

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by STT757
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 in El Paso
Replies: 41
Views: 10134

Re: Delta A350 in El Paso

A couple of questions come to mind: Why does the US Dept of Defense use Delta, a private company, to transport government employees? Don't the Feds have contracts with charter or other operators to fly troops? Are there particular advantages to using the A350 for these routes? Most of the US airlin...

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by STT757
Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 33991

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

B6 while looking to grow their NYC market share, is also taking a big grab of the New Jersey market. New Jersey is a small state split into two markets, New York City and Philadelphia. B6 announced they're growing both EWR and PHL. That's really going to raise their profile.

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by STT757
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Transatlantic Drawdown Time Line
Replies: 106
Views: 11020

Re: TWA Transatlantic Drawdown Time Line

During the Summer of 1992 Seville Spain hosted the World Expo, Expo '92. Some US airline, I'm not sure which but it could be TWA, had service to Seville that Summer.

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by STT757
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 33991

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

Separate post: United made a big mistake in New York Essentially they have retrenched significantly while giving the appearance of strengthening their Newark hub Over the last decade, they have essentially made themselves worthless out of JFK and LaGuardia unless you were flying to one of their hub...

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