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by LAXintl
Wed Dec 07, 2022 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation Thread - December 2022
Replies: 53
Views: 5516

Re: Turkish Aviation Thread - December 2022

MNG Airlines has entered into an agreement to become publicly traded on the NYSE through a business combination with US based SPAC, Golden Falcon Acquisition. The US$676 million transaction is expected to close in 1H 2023. https://www.reuters.com/markets/deals/turkeys-mng-airlines-go-public-nyse-202...

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by LAXintl
Mon Dec 05, 2022 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA Group News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 26062

Re: HNA Group News and Discussion Thread

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Hong Kong Airlines creditors have approved the US$6.2 billion debt restructuring plan of the company.

https://www.scmp.com/business/banking-f ... don-courts

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by LAXintl
Fri Dec 02, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 194
Views: 43673

Re: Singapore Airlines Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022

https://www.singaporeair.com/en_UK/us/m ... 122-221202

Initially seems to be deeper codesharing as carriers explore more wide-ranging commercial collaboration
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Signs MOU with Thai to forge new "strategic partnership"

https://www.singaporeair.com/en_UK/us/m ... 122-221202

Initially seems to be deeper codesharing as carriers explore more wide-ranging commercial collaboration

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by LAXintl
Fri Dec 02, 2022 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 147
Views: 40567

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

Per investor update, they plan to draw the second tranche of their USD$700mil DIP financing in Q1 to maintain liquidity.

Separately they expect o take delivery of 15 further A320neos and six E195s for SAS Link in 2023. They continue negotiating with lessor over some existing fleet members.

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by LAXintl
Fri Dec 02, 2022 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation Thread - December 2022
Replies: 53
Views: 5516

Re: Turkish Aviation Thread - December 2022

Turkish Airlines participated at Miami Art Week with this plane mock-up and TK logo by artist Ardan Ozmenoglu. https://idsb.tmgrup.com.tr/ly/uploads/images/2022/12/01/thumbs/800x531/244313.jpg?v=1669883824 https://idsb.tmgrup.com.tr/ly/uploads/images/2022/12/01/thumbs/800x531/244313.jpg?v=1669883824

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by LAXintl
Fri Dec 02, 2022 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 18
Views: 4126

Re: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2022

https://www.greaterbay-airlines.com/hk/ ... -2023.html

HB530 HKG-NRT 0920-1450
HB531 NRT-HKG 1600-2015
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Tokyo Narita starting January 12th with daily service

https://www.greaterbay-airlines.com/hk/ ... -2023.html

HB530 HKG-NRT 0920-1450
HB531 NRT-HKG 1600-2015

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by LAXintl
Fri Dec 02, 2022 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2474
Views: 530495

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

Maintenance - anti-ice heat issue.

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by LAXintl
Fri Dec 02, 2022 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 924
Views: 149098

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

These supplemental slots are awarded only a 1-year basis, and are subject to being withdrawn. Currently, the eligible airlines on the supplemental slot waiting list (in priority order) are: 1) Breeze Airways 2) Swoop 3) American Airlines 4) Hawaiian Airlines 5) Southwest Airlines Of this bunch, I on...

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by LAXintl
Thu Dec 01, 2022 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2474
Views: 530495

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

APA says by temporarily offering double-pay has improved pilot availability and was critical in ensuring smooth operation during Thanksgiving and the upcoming Christmas holiday. https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/2022/12/01/american-airlines-pilots-union-says-deal-with-isom-helped-holiday-ops/?sh=...

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by LAXintl
Thu Dec 01, 2022 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus developing a hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine
Replies: 14
Views: 2226

Re: Airbus developing a hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine

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CNN is catching up on old news.

Airbus early this year announced it would use A380 testbed to trial different hydrogen-powered technologies including new engine design.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1470637

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by LAXintl
Thu Dec 01, 2022 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2474
Views: 530495

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

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Back in Managua

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 30, 2022 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2509
Views: 643086

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

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New pilot bases

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 30, 2022 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 147
Views: 40567

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

https://www.sasgroup.net/files/Main/290 ... q42022.pdf
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SAS posted 1.7 billion Swedish kronor (~USD$161mil) quarterly loss on 10.7 billion kronor revenues

https://www.sasgroup.net/files/Main/290 ... q42022.pdf

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 30, 2022 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2022
Replies: 133
Views: 28904

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2022

US airline lounges are first and foremost membership clubs. Just buying a domestic first-class ticket does not entitle one to access. Hi, just sharing my experience as I flew UA out of HNL in May this year, i was in Business class on full revenue ticket without any membership (i am TK Elite but that...

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 29, 2022 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 510
Views: 103171

Re: AirAsia X News and Discussion Thread

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 022-11-29/
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Capital A to proceed with plan to combine AirAsia and AirAsia X.

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 022-11-29/

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 29, 2022 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air-Asiana Merger News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 354
Views: 94414

Re: Korean Air-Asiana Merger News and Discussion Thread

https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/20 ... 09899.html
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UK Competition and Markets Authority said that it is considering various remedies offered by KE/OZ and has until 26 January 2023 to decide.

https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/20 ... 09899.html

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by LAXintl
Mon Nov 28, 2022 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 752
Views: 182823

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

Norse announced that it closed a private placement that provided the equivalent of US$30 million. Funds to be used for UK subsidiary and requirement to maintain minimum capital base of US $46mil. https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/norse-atlantic-issues-new-shares-to-raise-funds-for-uk-operation/1...

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by LAXintl
Mon Nov 28, 2022 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld seeks to bring China Southern into ranks
Replies: 31
Views: 5552

Oneworld seeks to bring China Southern into ranks

Oneworld, the global airline alliance is in discussions about bringing China Southern Airlines Co. into its ranks, according to people familiar with the matter. China Southern is the nation’s largest airline with dual hubs in the capital Beijing and the southern city of Guangzhou, where it is headqu...

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by LAXintl
Mon Nov 28, 2022 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 241
Views: 67664

Re: Garuda News and Discussion Thread

https://eproc.garuda-indonesia.com/webc ... 5981692e85
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Issued RFP for the dry lease of multiple B737-800 or equivalent for 8-12 years period.

https://eproc.garuda-indonesia.com/webc ... 5981692e85

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by LAXintl
Mon Nov 28, 2022 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Malaysian A320 start-up MYAirline
Replies: 18
Views: 6244

Re: New Malaysian A320 start-up MYAirline

http://orientaviation.com/articles/8873 ... r-business
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Ticket sales commenced for launch on December 1st.

Initial routes are from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and Langkawi.

http://orientaviation.com/articles/8873 ... r-business

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by LAXintl
Mon Nov 28, 2022 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2685
Views: 388181

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

This is true, but it’s not because of Covid. Corporate booking always taper off around mid-November and then pick up again in mid-January. It’s relatively par for the course. Not what analysts are saying. Per a note issued last week: Corporate travel transactions have been notably weak in recent we...

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by LAXintl
Sun Nov 27, 2022 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2685
Views: 388181

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

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Per ARC corporate bookings trending downwards over the last month.

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by LAXintl
Sat Nov 26, 2022 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2509
Views: 643086

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

No doubt DEN region has grown, however, its not exactly a global city with vast international demand. The largest unserved Europe markets from DEN prepandemic were AMS and FCO with PDEW of about 55 and 42 respectively, though both are quite seasonal. DEN is a great hub as UA has stated, but as LAXdu...

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by LAXintl
Sat Nov 26, 2022 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2509
Views: 643086

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

Europe connections via DEN really only make sense from Western US. The problem is the biggest markets in the West is California and UA already has two hubs here. Many markets in Southwest and mountain west are rather small, or also have connections to other UA hubs, so DEN does not provide much of u...

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by LAXintl
Sat Nov 26, 2022 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 87
Views: 28963

Re: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2022

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New CEO announced for TG.

Chai Eamsiri former CFO appointed as CEO as part of rehabilitation.

https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/t ... 18.article

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 23, 2022 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Fleet and Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 203
Views: 38437

Re: LATAM Fleet and Network Thread - 2022

Adding GRU-LAX 3x weekly effective July 2023 using 77W.

LA8086 GRU-LAX 2305-0700+1
LA8087 LAX-GRU 1300-0520+1

First time for LATAM to try this route nonstop.

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 23, 2022 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2509
Views: 643086

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

AI seems like they’re trying to compete w UA more than they partner. Its the way the alliances are loosely set up. Just because you are in Star does not mean United wants to or will work with you. Look at the cold relationships with TAP, SAS, Turkish etc. Instead UA rather focus on its Lufthansa Gr...

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 22, 2022 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China to allow increased international flights
Replies: 38
Views: 10957

Re: China to allow increased international flights

https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... n-service/
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Air China adding frequencies to Italy, and resuming service to Hungary

https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... n-service/

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 22, 2022 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Atlantic - latest UK startup
Replies: 51
Views: 9100

Fly Atlantic - latest UK startup

Fly Atlantic a Belfast based carrier that seeks to launch trans-Atlantic and Europe services for summer 2024 using either 737MAX or Airbus narrowbodies. The carrier which plans to adopt a ULCC model seeks to utilize its Belfast base as scissor hub linking US and Canadian markets with UK and European...

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 22, 2022 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2022
Replies: 133
Views: 28904

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2022

AOK wrote:
Birmingham (14)
London (Gatwick - 19)
London (Heathrow - 38)
Edinburgh (Scotland - 7)


Missing Manchester. Currently up to 3x daily.

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 22, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 194
Views: 43673

Re: Singapore Airlines Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022

SQ will remove A380s from North America. Will replace with 77W on SIN-FRA-JFK route effective May. Will utilize A380s on shorter Far East markets and Australia. MEL A380 service to be reintroduced in May, while an additional SYD service will be upgaged to A380 also. https://www.flightglobal.com/airl...

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by LAXintl
Mon Nov 21, 2022 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2022
Replies: 133
Views: 28904

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2022

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ESAS Holding the primary shareholder of Pegasus has decided to put an additional 7% of its stake on the public market.

https://www.globalcapital.com/article/2 ... c-recovers

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by LAXintl
Mon Nov 21, 2022 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US - Ecuador sign Open Skies Agreement
Replies: 51
Views: 5206

US - Ecuador sign Open Skies Agreement

https://www.state.gov/united-states-and ... agreement/
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The U.S signed an open skies agreement with Ecuador, one of the few remaining bilateral limited countries in South America.

https://www.state.gov/united-states-and ... agreement/

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by LAXintl
Sat Nov 19, 2022 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 18682

Re: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... -max-order
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Malaysia Airlines eyes acquiring 25 more MAX's.
CEO says network requires about 50 narrowbodies, so with 25 MAX already on order, the carrier needs to acquire the other 25 soon.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... -max-order

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by LAXintl
Sat Nov 19, 2022 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet Network and News Discussion - 2022
Replies: 1718
Views: 297156

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet Network and News Discussion - 2022

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Sharp looking retro Horizon E175

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by LAXintl
Sat Nov 19, 2022 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2022
Replies: 133
Views: 28904

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2022

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/world/turkish- ... ts/2739184

Should be good for PC and TK.
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The UAE government added Turkey to list of countries that no longer have vaccination proof or PCR tests for visitors.

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/world/turkish- ... ts/2739184

Should be good for PC and TK.

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by LAXintl
Fri Nov 18, 2022 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA-JetBlue Northeast Alliance(NEA) Court Case Discussion
Replies: 167
Views: 43285

Re: AA-JetBlue Northeast Alliance(NEA) Court Case Discussion

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Closing arguments were held today.

Case now in hands of the judge.

https://apnews.com/article/travel-busin ... 96ba5ee579

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by LAXintl
Fri Nov 18, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2022
Replies: 133
Views: 28904

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2022

Hopefully one day PIA can regain a decent reputation. Maybe TK can help in that in a turning of tables ! As late as the early 1990s, PK was advising TK, particularly in the area of MRO as TK was working on developing its own capabilities. At the time PK had a good reputation and well-established ma...

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by LAXintl
Fri Nov 18, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surf Air - Southern Airways to merge
Replies: 19
Views: 2880

Re: Surf Air - Southern Airways to merge

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 022-11-16/

Surf will seek an IPO on its own.
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Looks like deal is off.

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 022-11-16/

Surf will seek an IPO on its own.

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by LAXintl
Fri Nov 18, 2022 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Malaysian A320 start-up MYAirline
Replies: 18
Views: 6244

Re: New Malaysian A320 start-up MYAirline

http://orientaviation.com/articles/8830 ... ce-licence
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Air service license granted. Cleared to launch service

http://orientaviation.com/articles/8830 ... ce-licence

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 17, 2022 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 924
Views: 149098

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

- Breeze lost its single slot due dormancy. - AA returned 1 slot - WN picked both up https://www.longbeach.gov/globalassets/city-manager/media-library/documents/memos-to-the-mayor-tabbed-file-list-folders/2022/november-11--2022---long-beach-airport-awards-a-permanent-flight-slot-and-a-supplemental-f...

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 17, 2022 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2474
Views: 530495

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

What the heck does that mean? Sounds like they don't know how to label it currently. Dont read much into what AA is doing at AUS. AA900 EZE-MIA 16NOV ETD 21:39 LT was ready for its takeoff roll when it requested authorization to return to the gate, unspecified reason, presumably technical. 77W N730...

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 17, 2022 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2022
Replies: 133
Views: 28904

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2022

PIA is finally back to IST. PK plans 6 weekly flights to IST (4 from ISB, 2 from LHE) where passengers will be able to connect onward 28 cities in Europe, UK and USA under TK codeshare. PK expects to carry 150,000 passengers on the services within the first year. A all a bit ironic to me with PK now...

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 17, 2022 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2474
Views: 530495

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

Brian Znotins - VP network appeared on a panel had a few comments ○ "For AA network planners, the sexiest thing is profitability" ○ Hopefully 2023 will be a boring year that will largely focus on restoration, not new destinations. ○ AA infrastructure today can support flight volume growth ...

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 16, 2022 7:40 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Luftwaffe A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019-2022
Replies: 31
Views: 14662

Re: Luftwaffe A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019-2022

Baptism and handover of the second aircraft by LH Technik in Hamburg. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FhskhdGWQAAhDlp?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FhskhdGWQAAhDlp?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Fhskhd5X0AEvsOH?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.co...

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 16, 2022 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2474
Views: 530495

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

Isom appeared at Skift forum today. Some of his comments. ○ Staffed well for Thanksgiving ○ Thanksgiving bookings more spread out, less peak than typical - part of trend with changes to how many people work now ○ Demand remains robust but mindful of potential economic gyrations ○ Smaller businesses ...

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 16, 2022 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada-India expand air service agreement with unlimited flight rights
Replies: 50
Views: 6882

Canada-India expand air service agreement with unlimited flight rights

Canada and India have expanded their air service agreement giving the airlines unlimited passenger flights between the two countries. As a part of the new agreement, airlines will not have to restrict themselves to a cap of 35 weekly flights and will be able to operate as many passenger flights as t...

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 15, 2022 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 396
Views: 43720

Re: Frontier Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

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Frontier today held its Investor Day.

The presentation(pdf) can be downloaded at >> https://ir.flyfrontier.com/static-files ... 5aff126b87

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 15, 2022 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT fines 6 airlines (AI, AM, AV, F9, LY, TP) $7.25mil and requires them to refund over $600mil to consumers
Replies: 19
Views: 4928

DOT fines 6 airlines (AI, AM, AV, F9, LY, TP) $7.25mil and requires them to refund over $600mil to consumers

As part of the flood of consumer complaints regarding airlines failing to provide required refunds to customers during the Covid pandemic, the DOT is out today with $7.25 million in civil penalties against six airlines for "extreme delays" in providing refunds. As part of the review, the a...

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