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by airlineaddict
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why is there only one thread fleet, network and discussion thread for United Airlines? - 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 2639

Why is there only one thread fleet, network and discussion thread for United Airlines? - 2021

The only reason there's one United thread instead of three is because it was combined this year to see if it worked. It did, so it will be carried over to the others. As it stands there are already two separate 2021 fleet and network threads for American. Happy New Year! Did you really come to post...

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by airlineaddict
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why so many different Delta threads?
Replies: 12
Views: 4488

Re: Why so many different Delta threads?

atcsundevil wrote:
The only reason there's one United thread instead of three is because it was combined this year to see if it worked. It did, so it will be carried over to the others.


As it stands there are already two separate 2021 fleet and network threads for American.

Happy New Year!

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by airlineaddict
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta found guilty of retaliating against whistleblower pilot
Replies: 36
Views: 8081

Delta found guilty of retaliating against whistleblower pilot

The Labor Department has found that Delta retaliated against a pilot who reported safety concerns regarding flying fatigued. Delta will appeal. https://www.ajc.com/news/business/labor-dept-judge-rules-delta-retaliated-against-whistleblower-pilot/3AIHXVJMMVC6VNJL5W6YNFFMDE/ I’ve known of a few pilots...

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by airlineaddict
Sat Dec 26, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Frustration With UAL/Turkish/Star Alliance (Opinions Needed)
Replies: 13
Views: 1971

Re: Frustration With UAL/Turkish/Star Alliance (Opinions Needed)

My question to the aviation audience is this: Have you ever experienced a situation like this in the past where you had blind loyalty to one airline/alliance, yet after numerous situations, you got so fed up and switched? Thanks for the feedback. To your question, no. But if you don’t want to feel ...

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by airlineaddict
Tue Dec 22, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 104158

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

The telenovela that is the rehabilitation of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila continues. Megawide GMR’s proposal to rehabilitate NAIA has a weak pulse. The firms just filed a motion with the airport authority to appeal their loss of Original Proponent Status (OPS) which would basi...

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by airlineaddict
Tue Dec 15, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 104158

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

It appears folks at M/GMR as well as the traveling public are in for a bleak holiday season..... :sigh: https://business.inquirer.net/314061/megawide-original-proponent-status-for-naia-project-revoked-to-seek-reconsideration <snip> Quote: "The company behind the Clark and Mactan-Cebu internati...

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by airlineaddict
Fri Dec 11, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 104158

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

I don't know...the media blitz seems to be intensifying. For example, this enlarged rendering from SkycraperCity shows quite a long, free-span footbridge from the terminal to the commercial / transport hub..... :wideeyed: Media blitz is intensifying both for and against. The usual drama with NAIA m...

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by airlineaddict
Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 104158

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

I may have to eat crow should these progress early..... :footinmouth: I think you’re safe. Every time Megwaide appears to take a step forward with the rehabilitation of MNL, they’re actually taking two steps back. The government lawsuit regarding foreign control of Cebu Mactan airport will take tim...

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by airlineaddict
Sat Dec 05, 2020 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 48172

Re: WN sending out WARN Notices

Contract says junior person in the system. That’s not a bumping system that’s a juniority. No offense but I think they know their own contract and I’m sure they’ve been briefed by those with the correct information. I’ve negotiated several contracts in the airlines. I’ve posted their exact language...

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by airlineaddict
Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 724
Views: 110449

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Its a lot more then a codeshare agreement if their little nibble in there is true. One airline planning on wet leasing a considerable amount of the other airlines fleet. Wet leasing language is interesting. This would allow B6 immediate access to aircraft and crew for their long haul aspirations. N...

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by airlineaddict
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 117169

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

JFKalumni wrote:
Two 767-300’s out of T7, I’m thinking gate C7 and C8. Close to the old UA Bagroom and able to accommodate both aircraft side by side


Based on departure and arrival times of the eight flights, UA could potentially use just one gate for now. A lot of towing would be involved but it’s possible.

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by airlineaddict
Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why so many different Delta threads?
Replies: 12
Views: 4488

Re: Why so many different Delta threads?

Edit to last post - looks like DL does have some threads (narrow body, etc) but maybe the criteria of what’s noteworthy is different?

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by airlineaddict
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why so many different Delta threads?
Replies: 12
Views: 4488

Re: Why so many different Delta threads?

I am curious as to why there are so many Delta threads allowed in the Civil Aviation forum. There is nothing quite like it for any other airline. It’s a fair question. There’s inconsistency of organization among the different airlines. United has one mega thread with “important” threads broken out,...

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by airlineaddict
Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: 2021 - Consistency of airline threads?
Replies: 9
Views: 3105

Re: 2021 - Consistency of airline threads?

Thanks all for the discussion. One of things that frustrates me is the inconsistency as to what goes into the United mega thread and what doesn’t. Today, the pilots ratified a new agreement that avoided furloughs which seems like a big deal but is in the United mega thread. However, the closing of t...

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by airlineaddict
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: 2021 - Consistency of airline threads?
Replies: 9
Views: 3105

2021 - Consistency of airline threads?

Let me start by thanking the Moderators who keep the site on track and functioning. It’s not easy with a very passionate group of contributors. While we have 12 weeks til the start of the New Year and the start of 2021 threads, I would like to start a discussion on the organization of airline thread...

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by airlineaddict
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 104158

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

Megawide-GMR want to start the NAIA Redevelopment project asap ..... :hyper: https://business.inquirer.net/307915/megawide-gmr-want-to-start-naia-upgrade-while-passenger-air-traffic-still-limited Quote: "MANILA, Philippines—Despite the downturn in aviation, Megawide Construction Corp. and Indi...

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by airlineaddict
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Eliminates Change Fees
Replies: 40
Views: 3051

Re: United Eliminates Change Fees

This is big news! Why is this thread in travel, polls/preferences? It seems like this would fall under Civil Aviation.

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by airlineaddict
Fri Aug 28, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA outsouring some corporate positions to India
Replies: 136
Views: 20634

Re: UA outsouring some corporate positions to India

I think the difference here is that they are laying off the workers here, then hiring replacements in Gurgaon, and all the while lobbying for an extension of CARES Act funding. No way should they get another cent. If CARES Act is extended, any layoffs would be postponed as airlines would not be all...

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by airlineaddict
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx 767 makes emergency landing at LAX
Replies: 132
Views: 26299

Re: FedEx plane makes emergency landing at LAX

ATC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EyUmeeu7B8 OnScene.TV's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyVKN_q34tM In the OnScene video, you can see some footage of the pilots’ evacuation. Looks like the first pilot to exit used the rope had the leg injury. By the time the second pilot was evacuating...

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by airlineaddict
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%
Replies: 51
Views: 11688

Re: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%

Would anyone here consider a Hawaiian vacation in the near future? Definitely. I was looking to rent a beach house on Maui where I could isolate and work remotely, but the State of HI clarified that the 14-day quarantine had to be at a hotel or motel. If the new rules do kick in September, I'm look...

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by airlineaddict
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines Q2 cash burn
Replies: 22
Views: 5900

Re: Airlines Q2 cash burn

It will be interesting to see where HA comes in relative to this analysis. They have stated that their cash burn was averaged $3.3M per day in Q2 with 12+ months of liquidity prior to any additional financing.

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by airlineaddict
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 744756

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Any updates on the SFO - HKG - SIN restart? Maybe the better question is whether or not there have been any updates on HKG’s COVID testing requirements for crew members that would allow for the flights to restart?

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by airlineaddict
Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 597
Views: 113883

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

A couple of I would devastating tidbit from UA earnings call with relation to AA. We will soon find out how accurate this is. UA shows it's getting 13% of 2019Q2 revenues on 12% of its capacity. On the same slide, AA is showing 11% of revenue on 22% of its capacity. So basically a lot more capacity...

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by airlineaddict
Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca schedules a one time non-stop Tokyo - Bogota flight
Replies: 3
Views: 1911

Re: Avianca schedules a one time non-stop Tokyo - Bogota flight

aemoreira1981 wrote:
BOG is hot and high though. AV does not have any plane that can make it all the way. I suspect that it would have to make a stop for fuel somewhere...probably at YVR or ANC.

Even MDE is hot and high. CLO is perhaps possible.


Routing is BOG-GDL-PVG-NRT-BOG on a 787-8.

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by airlineaddict
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 213
Views: 11844

United warns 36,000 employees of potential job cuts

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/08/coronav ... emand.html
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While we were expecting a smaller United, 36,000 potential furloughs come October 1 is huge.

Flight Attendants - 15,100
Airport Ops - 11,082
Maintenance - 5,457
Pilots - 2,250

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/08/coronav ... emand.html

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by airlineaddict
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 744756

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

The rumors turn out to be true SFO-PVG will stop at ICN for crew change. I didn't put much stock in those rumors when they first surfaced. I thought the crew change would take place at NRT like we are already doing for our cargo flights, but there are times when rumors turn out to be true. Passenge...

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by airlineaddict
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Japan allocates Haneda international slots to 9 nations
Replies: 402
Views: 99335

Re: Updated: Japan allocates Haneda international slots to 9 nations

https://www.tokyo-np.co.jp/article/36095 Legal process have started against the new flight route due to noise complaint by residents living right under it, and the ministry formed a new council to review the new flight route although the process is expected to take a few years. ---- I just can't se...

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by airlineaddict
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces executive cuts - new COO
Replies: 27
Views: 7041

Re: AA announces executive cuts - new COO

Having said that, TSA numbers show this week is above last week's holiday numbers. Today is still up about 8% rolling 7-day average passenger count week over week. Above Memorial Day week. This a sign there is real strength happening. But the recovery is not quick enough that all employees can be k...

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by airlineaddict
Wed May 20, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 597
Views: 113883

Re: FT: Investors bet AA will file for BK

Not as versed on the debt/finance side... While there’s been a lot of focus on Ch 11 bankruptcy, at some point, is there any alternate scenario where lenders agree to restructure the debt outside of bankruptcy? IATA has said it will take five years for things to return to pre-COVID 19 levels. Not su...

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by airlineaddict
Sat May 09, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 744756

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

MIflyer12 wrote:

2. The debt markets are starting to segregate winners and losers. Another carrier borrowed a lot more $ at a much lower rate recently.


Any info on the collateral used by the other carrier?

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by airlineaddict
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 104158

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

Might these be repositioned flights from the earlier trips to LHR as supposed in #170?..... https://www.philippineairlines.com/AboutUs/newsandevents/advisory-covid19-24apr20-53 Philippine Airlines will operate the following special flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Manila on April 29 (Wednesday) an...

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by airlineaddict
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 168
Views: 20028

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020

Looks like Houston is getting snubbed by many of the former int'l carriers that once operated there and yet DFW is seeing several airlines such as Qatar, Qantas, Emirates, JAL scheduling their returns. Sadly, the same is happening here in BOS, with the exception of Emirates, so I guess we are in th...

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by airlineaddict
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 104158

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

Meanwhile it's just been announced that flights to and from Manila will be temporarily suspended beginning midnight of March 15; can't remember if it's all flights or only domestic or international ones. Domestic travel ban only whether by land, air or sea. The Philippine government is ok if you ar...

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by airlineaddict
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Speculation: American Airlines might file bankruptcy again
Replies: 310
Views: 65092

Re: Speculation: American Airlines might file bankruptcy again

Totally understand why everyone is discounting the original blog post. Too speculative and sensational... With that said and as Enilria posted earlier, there are legitimate concerns about AA’s liquidity. Here’s an article today from CBS News: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/american-airlines-and-other-...

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by airlineaddict
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW
Replies: 83
Views: 12179

Re: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW

DeltaMD90 wrote:
Their decisions are well thought out and not about owning the others or "winning"


I’m sorry, but this is very naïve. Airlines want to win markets, market share, PRASM, margin, etc.

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by airlineaddict
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 104158

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

And what would the basis for invalidation be :?: Great question. Here’s an excerpt from a Feb. 20 article. Last December, Ang said the groundbreaking of the airport would be delayed “because it is on hold.” The transportation department has said the justice department is reviewing the concession de...

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by airlineaddict
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 104158

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

Boo Chanco, a SMC fanboy and crappy PPP advocate is crying as NMIA's groundbreaking and the future of the project itself is still uncertain. :lol: Again from the above blog, a contradictory view..... http://philippineairspace.blogspot.com/2020/02/bulacan-airport-construction-still-go.html#comment-f...

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by airlineaddict
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 744756

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

CALTECH wrote:
Event - Hail storm in GYR, nickel sized.


Thanks CALTECH. Isn’t GYR where the MAXes are being stored?

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by airlineaddict
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manila Airport Closed, Taal Volcanic Eruption
Replies: 44
Views: 8139

Re: Manila Airport Closed, Taal Volcanic Eruption

Manila International Airport is 70-80 km from the volcano, but wet ash has extended out 100 km from Taal volcano. http://images.gmanews.tv/webpics/2020/01/TaalVolcano2_2020_01_12_18_16_50.jpg The Philippine government has issued a notice that a full scale eruption is possible within days.

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by airlineaddict
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/5/2020:PR Adds MNL-SEA,CEB-LAX;HU Drops LAS-PEK
Replies: 44
Views: 11573

Re: OAG Changes 1/5/2020:PR Adds MNL-SEA,CEB-LAX;HU Drops LAS-PEK

MIflyer12 wrote:

This is indicative of absolutely nothing as there are no U.S. carriers flying US50 non-stop to MNL. It's oft-repeated, but some are slow to learn - MNL is a trash (yield) destination.


And yet DL is dedicating metal to fly there from ICN???

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by airlineaddict
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 104158

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2020

From the same source as the CEB-LAX relaunch, PR to start MNL-SEA from May 2, 2020. Keep in mind there is no reliable confirmation for this. CEB-LAX and MNL-SEA are now published in OAG. Both flights are 3X weekly. Being discussed here: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1438419

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by airlineaddict
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot shortage
Replies: 96
Views: 11328

Re: Pilot shortage

I’ve heard that at least in the USA, the military is not graduating as many pilots as they did previously. This is contributing to the potential pilot shortage in the future. In light of this, many of the major airlines have created programs to recruit and train future pilots. Some of the programs r...

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by airlineaddict
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 168
Views: 20028

Re: Houston Aviation Thread 2020

If anyone has drawings / plans for the new shared checking and baggage space for new terminal D and existing terminal E, please share. Haven’t yet seen how this is to be done. My route wishlist is IAH-GYE. Details are sparse. Here’s what the Houston Chronicle had during the ground breaking of Termi...

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by airlineaddict
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash
Replies: 50
Views: 10666

Re: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash

CO953 wrote:
Thank you. Yes, confirmed, as I had feared, the pilot was indeed my cousin.


I'm very sorry for your loss.

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by airlineaddict
Thu Dec 26, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL one engine return to LAX
Replies: 84
Views: 20062

Re: PAL one engine return to LAX

Closing the loop... RP-C7775 flew back to Manila on December 19 as flight PR 6001. It has been back in their flight rotation since December 21.

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by airlineaddict
Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 96
Views: 17577

Re: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019

As you read & review the document for the T4 airside redevelopment, you'll notice that there is a provision for a bus gate abutting the ground level of (new) Gate 43. That bus gate will have a dual purpose of serving both LAWA and AA Eagle busing operations. Unless a change of plan occurs withi...

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by airlineaddict
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL one engine return to LAX
Replies: 84
Views: 20062

Re: PAL one engine return to LAX

Looking at FlightAware, RP-C7775 is still at LAX. Any updates on how long the 77W will be under repair?

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by airlineaddict
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United seeking SFO-MNL route
Replies: 80
Views: 13570

Re: Rumor: United seeking SFO-MNL route

Of course flights to Philippines is low yielding. Flights to all of Asia is low yielding thanks to CN3. When you can fly in business to MNL from NYC for $2500 round trip on CA, there is only so much the competition can charge. Having a few people only flying DL to MNL isn't suddenly going to make t...

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by airlineaddict
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United posts Q3 2019 results
Replies: 79
Views: 20695

Re: United posts Q3 2019 results

United Airlines stock is up over 2% today, even after the earnings call... unlike DL which had its stockprice fall after saying Q4 costs would be increasing.

Surprised that hasn’t been brought up by those so focused on stock price. :roll:

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by airlineaddict
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman in love with 737-800
Replies: 38
Views: 8241

Re: Woman in love with 737-800

Wow. I thought the article was Boeing propaganda given the MAX commercials, but after reading it and seeing the video, she’s really smitten with the 737-800. She evens sleeps with a replica.

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