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by BA
Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MSYSFO
Replies: 104
Views: 18398

Re: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MS

FAQ This is highly interesting. I proposed recently that PAE may see a prop carrier soak up slots at AS' behest. **M5 BFI-PAE MAY 0>2[0] JUN 0>2[0] JUL 0>2[0] AUG 0>2[0] SEP 0>2[0] OCT 0>0.7[0] **M5 ESD-PAE MAY 0>1.0[0] JUN 0>1.0[0] JUL 0>1.0[0] AUG 0>1.0[0] SEP 0>1.0[0] OCT 0>0.4[0] **M5 FRD-PAE M...

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by BA
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces CVG service
Replies: 77
Views: 12450

Re: AS announces CVG service

RWA380 wrote:
In fact there is yet another Ohio city being considered still.


Cleveland

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by BA
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1192
Views: 134228

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

No it isn't. It's an international airport where 58% of its international traffic is O/D and another 30% is from the local regional airports from the states I outlined earlier and YVR. Only 12% is from literally anywhere else. International gateway my right arm... It is an international gateway, th...

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by BA
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1192
Views: 134228

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

Make SEA an international gateway? That's a bad joke. Generally speaking you will be 1.5-2 hours faster flying from the East and Midwest down to SFO/LAX and then west on to Asia, Australia, and New Zealand vs. going first up to YVR, a mere 20 minute flight from SEA. The local traffic from Washingto...

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by BA
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts
Replies: 94
Views: 14780

Re: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts

But I have to wonder if this is a LGB situation where they think if they can get all the slots it will magically be successful by keeping out competitors. LGB proved that isn't a panacea. I'd argue competition is needed for these types of new markets to take hold. The difference with LGB is you hav...

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by BA
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts
Replies: 94
Views: 14780

Re: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts

But I have to wonder if this is a LGB situation where they think if they can get all the slots it will magically be successful by keeping out competitors. LGB proved that isn't a panacea. I'd argue competition is needed for these types of new markets to take hold. The difference with LGB is you hav...

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by BA
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA to only accept payments in USD due foreign currency liquidity crisis
Replies: 2
Views: 1162

Re: MEA to only accept payments in USD due foreign currency liquidity crisis

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-leba ... SKBN20A0BV

mercure1 wrote:
And this airline wants to take 15 A321NEOs and A330NEO starting later this year?


And why would they not? MEA is not financially hurting at all.
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This is no longer true, they quickly reversed this decision.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-leba ... SKBN20A0BV

mercure1 wrote:
And this airline wants to take 15 A321NEOs and A330NEO starting later this year?


And why would they not? MEA is not financially hurting at all.

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by BA
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1192
Views: 134228

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

maps4ltd wrote:
Are the BLR and LHR flights going to arrive at S and be towed over to D?


No, there are no widebody capable gates on Concourse D.

The only widebody gates at SEA are on Concourse A and the South Satellite.

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by BA
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1192
Views: 134228

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

AS does plenty of hard stand operations now. Even when the North Satellite renovation completes next year, they will still be doing hard stand operations, especially if they continue to grow.

There just aren't enough gates in SEA during peak times of the day.

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by BA
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts
Replies: 94
Views: 14780

Re: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts

I feel like the PAE experiment is unwinding Don't think so. AS said in November that it was looking at starting PAE-ORD and PAE-DFW. If AS is able to acquire UA's 3 spare slots from cutting SFO-PAE, they can make it happen. With the AS/AA tie-up, this makes ORD and DFW now even more likely. Do you ...

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by BA
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts
Replies: 94
Views: 14780

Re: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts

PAE really underperforms vs SEA. I feel like the PAE experiment is unwinding Don't think so. AS said in November that it was looking at starting PAE-ORD and PAE-DFW. If AS is able to acquire UA's 3 spare slots from cutting SFO-PAE, they can make it happen. With the AS/AA tie-up, this makes ORD and ...

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by BA
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts
Replies: 94
Views: 14780

Re: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts

AS PAE-PDX JUL 3>2[4] AUG 3>2[4] SEP 3>2[4] OCT 3>2[4] NOV 3>2[3] PAE really underperforms vs SEA. They are launching PAE-BOI and with AS being capped at 18 flights, they have to trim a flight from somewhere. Same thing happened when they added PAE-GEG. If AS is able to add more direct destinations...

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by BA
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/9/2020:NK Cuts BOSRDU,DEN-DFW/MSY,MSP-DFW/IAH,Adds LGAMCO;AS Adds PAEBOI;MU Ends HNLPVG,SFOTAO;SA IAD?
Replies: 64
Views: 12561

Re: OAG Changes 2/9/2020:NK Cuts BOSRDU,DEN-DFW/MSY,MSP-DFW/IAH,Adds LGAMCO;AS Adds PAEBOI;MU Ends HNLPVG,SFOTAO;SA IAD?

How can this be good? I wonder if this blocks the prime "slot" opened by UA ending SFO. **AS BOI-PAE JUN 0>0.4[0] JUL 0>1.0[0] AUG 0>1.0[0] SEP 0>1.0[0] OCT 0>1.0[0] NOV 0>1.0[0] Nothing to do with UA ending SFO. They're dropping PAE-PDX from 3x to 2x to support launching BOI. https://www...

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by BA
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 108
Views: 13324

Re: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020

-Performance of PAE flights: AS is suspending PAE-PSP for the winter and UA is switching 2 of their 3 SFO flights to CR2s starting in April, but other than that, things have been rather quiet. Even though the current facilities haven't been open for long, is there a possibility of an eventual expan...

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by BA
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA
Replies: 25
Views: 5839

Re: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA

What I find interesting is the relocation to B, which indicates a further shift away from S. I’ve suspected that DL would prefer to be focused in A and B, closing the Sky Club in S. B is where they found available space, so I wouldn't read much more into it. I don't think this will have any direct ...

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by BA
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA
Replies: 25
Views: 5839

Re: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA

Which will actually decrease # of gates Nope, the number of gates isn't changing. Concourse A will still be flexible, handling a combination of either 14 narrowbody airplanes or 2 narrowbody and 8 widebody airplanes or some combination in between that. All depends on the mixture of aircraft, but th...

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by BA
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/29/2019: UA Adds DEN-DDC,ORD-DEC, Drops IAH-CAE/DAY
Replies: 94
Views: 12434

Re: OAG Changes 12/29/2019: UA Adds DEN-DDC,ORD-DEC, Drops IAH-CAE/DAY

CX launched HKG-SEA at 4x weekly before ramping it up to daily due to stronger than expected demand. It's now 4x/5x weekly depending on the week. Considering the ongoing political situation in Hong Kong, I'm not surprised to see reductions. Plenty of CX routes have seen reductions. And HKG-SEA will ...

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by BA
Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/29/2019: UA Adds DEN-DDC,ORD-DEC, Drops IAH-CAE/DAY
Replies: 94
Views: 12434

Re: OAG Changes 12/29/2019: UA Adds DEN-DDC,ORD-DEC, Drops IAH-CAE/DAY

CX HKG-SEA SEP 1.0>0.7[1.0] DL struggled to run SEA-HKG daily and now apparently CX can’t maintain daily either. I don’t see SQ or CX lasting long in SEA. SQ doesn't operate HKG-SEA. They operate SIN-SEA, which they are increasing capacity on: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/28821...

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by BA
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

The Seattle Times misled you and you keep falling for it. Surely that's not the first time you've been duped. Let me ask you this: Is an AeroLogic pilot a Lufthhansa or DHL employee? Answer: they are an AeroLogic employee. Yes they are an AeroLogic employee, just as I have referred to McGee Air Ser...

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by BA
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

The Seattle Times misled you and you keep falling for it. Surely that's not the first time you've been duped. Let me ask you this: Is an AeroLogic pilot a Lufthhansa or DHL employee? Answer: they are an AeroLogic employee. Yes they are an AeroLogic employee, just as I have referred to McGee Air Ser...

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by BA
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

For the sake of argument, let’s just call McGee Air Services an internal third party vendor rather than an external third party vendor. Regardless of who owns the vendor, the bigger POINT is that the McGee pay and benefits package is likely not commensurate with the pay and benefits package that AS...

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by BA
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

For the sake of argument, let’s just call McGee Air Services an internal third party vendor rather than an external third party vendor. Regardless of who owns the vendor, the bigger POINT is that the McGee pay and benefits package is likely not commensurate with the pay and benefits package that AS...

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by BA
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

I didn't put words into your mouth. I responded to your postings. Yes you did put words in my mouth. You accused me of not caring about how the ground handling employees are poorly treated by AAG/AS. When I made no such comment anywhere in this thread, about the treatment of ground handling employe...

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by BA
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA
Replies: 25
Views: 5839

Re: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA

It's good timing for this as the International Arrivals Facility (IAF), which Delta will be the biggest user of, will have just opened. Which will actually decrease # of gates Nope, the number of gates isn't changing. Concourse A will still be flexible, handling a combination of either 14 narrowbod...

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

We are arguing over technicalities here... McGee is owned by Alaska Air Group. They are not an external 3rd party provider like Swissport. They are an internal subsidiary. DGS is a bit different now that Delta doesn't fully own them anymore. That's not the case for McGee. The answer stems from. the...

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

BA - This whole debacle can be traced back to 2005 when AS unilaterally fired longtime permanent workers. Ask those employees if they feel this is "semantics". Menzies, McGee, whatever - are all a direct result of Alaska's decision back in 2005, and they can own it. Which is why, even the...

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

Don't know why you argue with everyone. These ARE NOT Alaska Airlines employees with AS pay and benefits. Simple as that. Sorry that it bothers you that I'm looking at the bigger picture here and defending my position for it. Anyways, this issue of whether McGee is outsourced or not is a matter of ...

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

McGee is outsourced work. AAG just happens to own the vendor. Alaska Air Lines (also a subsidiary of AAG) does not own McGee. I have no sympathy for airlines when their vendors crap the bed, owned or not. You get what you pay for. That's not correct. McGee Air Services is directly owned by Alaska A...

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

Yes, they did - https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/stories/2005/05/09/daily27.html No they do not. The article and occurrence you are referring to happened in 2005. We are in the year 2019, not 2005. AS does not currently outsource any ground handling operations at SEA. All ground handling is done...

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA
Replies: 25
Views: 5839

Re: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA

It's good timing for this as the International Arrivals Facility (IAF), which Delta will be the biggest user of, will have just opened.

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

Did not AS outsource ground handling at SEA? No, they have their own ground handling subsidiary. https://www.mcgeeairservices.com/ Yes, they did - May 13, 2005, 7:20am PDT Updated May 13, 2005, 2:35pm PDT Alaska Airlines Inc. has released 472 baggage handlers and other unionized ramp-service employ...

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/22/2019:AS Cuts LAX-FLL/SLC,SFOMSY,OGGSMF,PAEPSP,PDXPHL,SANSLC;F9 Adds Many Routes;AA Cuts JFK Again;WN
Replies: 92
Views: 15690

Re: OAG Changes 12/22/2019:AS Cuts LAX-FLL/SLC,SFOMSY,OGGSMF,PAEPSP,PDXPHL,SANSLC;F9 Adds Many Routes;AA Cuts JFK Again;

PAE-PSP gets cut in late May, with AS adding a 2nd daily on PAE-SNA. It then returns in early October with PAE-SNA going back down to 1x daily. AS is capped at 18 flights a day at PAE, so it has to strategically make the best use of its frequencies. Considering the winter seasonal nature of PSP, it ...

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA
Replies: 25
Views: 5839

Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA

Should be complete 4th quarter next year. Delta Air Lines launches Sea-Tac Airport operations center expansion Delta Air Lines will relocate and modernize its Sea-Tac airport communications center, the backbone of its fast-growing Puget Sound flight operations. https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/ne...

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20418

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

https://www.mcgeeairservices.com/
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DDR wrote:
Did not AS outsource ground handling at SEA?


No, they have their own ground handling subsidiary.

https://www.mcgeeairservices.com/

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 27371

Re: AS to add mainline BIL/BZN/MSO - SEA

Sorry had a typo.. hope that is more clear. Will this be the first mainline to PAE? For God’s sake terminate in SEA for Everett. I keep getting lit up mailboxes! DAL- SEA is going to have mainline. Starting to wish i never even mentioned it. Why even bring up PAE/Everett in the first place? That's ...

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by BA
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/22/2019:AS Cuts LAX-FLL/SLC,SFOMSY,OGGSMF,PAEPSP,PDXPHL,SANSLC;F9 Adds Many Routes;AA Cuts JFK Again;WN
Replies: 92
Views: 15690

Re: OAG Changes 12/22/2019:AS Cuts LAX-FLL/SLC,SFOMSY,OGGSMF,PAEPSP,PDXPHL,SANSLC;F9 Adds Many Routes;AA Cuts JFK Again;

Every discussion regarding AS changes ends up evolving into an AS/B6 merger discussion... AS doesn't need to have hubs spread across the U.S. in order to stay viable. It stays viable by being a financially successful and well run operation with a loyal frequent flyer base. Regarding the VX acquisiti...

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by BA
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/8/2019: AA Drops COR;EW Builds DUS (?)
Replies: 47
Views: 10310

Re: OAG Changes 12/8/2019: AA Drops COR;EW Builds DUS (?)

I could be entirely wrong here but my understanding is that they reallocate gates based on seat offered. So upgauging would allow they to get more gates. In an article, I think as management actually said they would lose gates if they don't have enough seats or something like that. I could be entir...

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by BA
Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/8/2019: AA Drops COR;EW Builds DUS (?)
Replies: 47
Views: 10310

Re: OAG Changes 12/8/2019: AA Drops COR;EW Builds DUS (?)

That's why I said upgauge in order to get more gates. But if there are no gates to get than what good does upgauging on routes that don't necessarily warrant it do? Moving from an E175 to an A220 or a A320 doesn't make a difference if there just aren't any extra gates to give DL. That's just pissin...

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by BA
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/8/2019: AA Drops COR;EW Builds DUS (?)
Replies: 47
Views: 10310

Re: OAG Changes 12/8/2019: AA Drops COR;EW Builds DUS (?)

AS is a lot stronger than DL at SEA. And AS is dumping a lot of capacity next summer. It's putting all its eggs in there and after cutting back on a bunch of money losing routes out of Bay Area. I presume a lot of these adds are not really great for margins, but they have to do it since SEA allocat...

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by BA
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor Adds FRA-YEG, MUC-SEA/YHZ
Replies: 43
Views: 7316

Re: Condor Adds FRA-YEG, MUC-SEA/YHZ

I'm actually surprised that Condor is going to compete with LH on the SEA-MUC route. DE has AS' stateside feed to assist it, so they probably see it as worthwhile. Same reason that FRA-SEA is their only daily yearround TATL route, despite LH having long been on that as well. I would be interested t...

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by BA
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 256
Views: 41212

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

https://www.heraldnet.com/business/with ... takes-off/

I wonder if they'll cut PDX in order to launch them.
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Interesting article in the Everett Herald says they're looking at launching Chicago and Dallas.
https://www.heraldnet.com/business/with ... takes-off/

I wonder if they'll cut PDX in order to launch them.

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by BA
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 39544

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

If Alaska wanted, they had an opportunity to add another flight on Saturdays only. One of United's SFO flights does not operate on Saturdays, however in January when they swap a frequency from SFO to DEN, they will be adding a Saturday flight.

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by BA
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 24883

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Any updates on IST-YVR by TK? Shouldn't take them this long to make a decision if the Canadian government gave them permission to fly YVR 3x weekly? YVR can also serve SEA pax with shuttle buses between the two airports. Do they have the “authority” to operate the route (like Vietnam’s LAX/SFO/SEA/...

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by BA
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS growth in the future
Replies: 67
Views: 9537

Re: SAS growth in the future

SEA has seen a lot of new adds from Europe lately, I think SAS is late in the game if they're serious about launching CPH-SEA.

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by BA
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 256
Views: 41212

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

Just flew PAE-DEN and DEN-PAE, both flights were full. DEN-PAE was oversold, so United was offering vouchers to those willing give up their seat and take another flight. Finally at PAE, they've created a proper ground transportation lot in front of the ground transportation building with designated ...

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by BA
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long runway hold times at PAE caused by SEA traffic?
Replies: 16
Views: 3528

Re: Long runway hold times at PAE caused by SEA traffic?

I crew many flights to/from ATL, and we often experience "hold times at the runway" at so-called low traffic airports. They are usually flow times to ATL, and have nothing to do with the departure airport. We try to coordinate with ATC on arrival our departure time. We always try to block...

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by BA
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long runway hold times at PAE caused by SEA traffic?
Replies: 16
Views: 3528

Long runway hold times at PAE caused by SEA traffic?

Since commercial flights from PAE began in March, I've flown out of there five times (2x to LAX, 3x to DEN). All flights had hold times at the runway hold line ranging from 5 to 10 minutes, and in that time, there were no departures or arrivals on the runway. In my experience at low traffic airports...

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by BA
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 39544

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

Awesome to see SQ in SEA. Anyone know how the loads are so far? Turkish Airlines may be on the horizon for SEA. https://www.dailysabah.com/business/2019/08/28/seattle-orlando-las-vegas-on-radar-for-turkish-airlines Now that they are taking deliveries of 787-9's, I'm sure it's a step closer. But I d...

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by BA
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces San Luis Obispo from PDX & SAN
Replies: 85
Views: 9482

Re: AS announces San Luis Obispo

AS needs to serve SAN frequent fliers and they have proven to not be a reliable partner destination wise. If you want to see a glaring example of inequity in destinations, look at SEA-PHL and PDX-PHL: SEA-PHL: 2 daily AA, 2 daily AS PDX-PHL: 0 Look at the difference in total airport O&D SEA vs....

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by BA
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces San Luis Obispo from PDX & SAN
Replies: 85
Views: 9482

Re: AS announces San Luis Obispo

jbpdx wrote:
phxa340 wrote:
AS needs to serve SAN frequent fliers and they have proven to not be a reliable partner destination wise.


If you want to see a glaring example of inequity in destinations, look at SEA-PHL and PDX-PHL:

SEA-PHL: 2 daily AA, 2 daily AS
PDX-PHL: 0


AS operates PDX-PHL summer seasonally.

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