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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 07, 2022 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA-JetBlue Northeast Alliance(NEA) Court Case Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 22469

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

I saw a little blurb about Scott Laurence commenting on how JetBlue struggled to grow in NYC and some discussion of how it resorted to tactics of running many red-eye flights to avoid peak periods. One attorney asked Laurance “How did that go?” - his response “It went poorly,”. Laurance also testifi...

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 06, 2022 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet Network and News Discussion - 2022
Replies: 1385
Views: 245032

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet Network and News Discussion - 2022

Cranky Network Weekly had a look at the Alaska trims at LAX. Basically, AS is reorienting its focus towards back to it historic bread and butter North-South flying https://i.ibb.co/4sMP9Wh/CNWAS1.png https://i.ibb.co/7NCcNnV/CNWAS2.png https://i.ibb.co/4sMP9Wh/CNWAS1.png https://i.ibb.co/7NCcNnV/CNW...

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 06, 2022 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 6292

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2022

The 32.5km section of the new metro line between Kagıthane district to Istanbul Airport will open in late November per a statement by the minister of transportation and infrastructure. https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/metro-to-istanbul-airport-to-open-in-november-177433 Separately, in addition to r...

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 06, 2022 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France/KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 410
Views: 100334

Re: Air France/KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Trimming frequency in favor of larger gauge likely only serve to weaken the hub and lessen the appeal for many connections timings, if not break potential connections entirely. While dropping routes is not ideal, its likely KL has a good number of loss-making markets anyhow, or routes that don't pro...

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 06, 2022 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air-Asiana Merger News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 90842

Re: Korean Air-Asiana Merger News and Discussion Thread

I reckon Japan is going to be a big one. They're notoriously picky about HND access and the combined entity would have a whopping 7 HND slot pairs on top on having a monopoly on almost all secondary routes to Japan. This would also affect routes out of PUS and CJU in the long run. Obviously, things...

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 06, 2022 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2125
Views: 441483

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

I think this is due to Japan still being closed for tourism. Per SHERPA on the AA website: Travelers arriving from United States (see 123 additional countries) for a short-term stay for tourism can enter Japan under special exceptional circumstances. Japan lifts virtually all restrictions effective...

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 06, 2022 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air-Asiana Merger News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 90842

Re: Korean Air-Asiana Merger News and Discussion Thread

Report that US and UK set to approve the KE-OZ merger. US authorities are expected to meet with KE this month, while UK competition authority expects a decision by mid-November. In order to help lessen competition concerns, KE is reportedly in talks with several airlines, including foreign carriers ...

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by LAXintl
Wed Oct 05, 2022 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 2096
Views: 547839

Re: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

https://investor.mesa-air.com/node/12141/html
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Mesa Air Group entered into a sale agreement with United acquiring 18 CRJ700 aircraft for approximately $50mil.

SEC filing
https://investor.mesa-air.com/node/12141/html

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by LAXintl
Wed Oct 05, 2022 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2125
Views: 441483

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

AA mechanic union at LHR have voted for strike result if stalled pay talks. Union is required to provide 14-day notice before commencing industrial action. American Airlines maintenance workers at London Heathrow vote to strike over pay https://www.dallasnews.com/business/airlines/2022/10/05/america...

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by LAXintl
Tue Oct 04, 2022 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA Group News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 80
Views: 24889

Re: HNA Group News and Discussion Thread

I would not necessarily take the JV term to mean an airline partner, but could likely mean a financial entity that seeks to partner with the airline.

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by LAXintl
Tue Oct 04, 2022 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to issue new Flight Attendant Rest Rules
Replies: 32
Views: 4650

FAA to issue new Flight Attendant Rest Rules

FAA plans to announce Tuesday that flight attendants will soon get more mandated rest time between assignmenents. Flight crew unions have lobbied for the change which was first approved by Congress in 2018. Late last year, the FAA opened public comment on a proposed regulatory change that would incr...

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by LAXintl
Mon Oct 03, 2022 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COMAC C919 Development and Production Thread - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 19351

Re: COMAC C919 Development and Production Thread - 2022

https://www.legit.ng/business-economy/i ... geria-air/
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Who knows how real this is, but Minister of Aviation of Nigeria says they would consider purchase of 30 C919s for its Nigeria Air startup.

https://www.legit.ng/business-economy/i ... geria-air/

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by LAXintl
Mon Oct 03, 2022 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA-JetBlue Northeast Alliance(NEA) Court Case Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 22469

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

Vasu Raja has some other interesting admissions American Airlines Group Inc.’s top commercial officer didn’t hold back at an antitrust trial focused on the carrier’s alliance with JetBlue Airways Corp.: Less competition has been a boon to the bottom line. “Consolidation has been good for us,” Vasu R...

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by LAXintl
Sun Oct 02, 2022 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 6292

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2022

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Talk of the A380 at TK is non-sense. That concept came and went a long time ago.

In real news, the metro line to SAW opened today,

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by LAXintl
Sun Oct 02, 2022 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2125
Views: 441483

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

Somewhat ironic that as an airline that has such deep and long ties to both the LA area and NYC, these are the two parts of the network they have been having the greatest challenges in. Does not help that NYC and LA are not some random markets, but #1 and #2 air travel markets in the U.S. AA knows ...

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by LAXintl
Sun Oct 02, 2022 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2033
Views: 528778

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

1) 50% of the SFO hub wasn't connecting flow from int'l, UA at SFO wasn't even technically 40% connecting (domestic + int') prepandemic I am relaying what UA management has stated a few times at townhalls regarding SFO. You can probably find the exact quotes in previous years network threads where ...

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by LAXintl
Sat Oct 01, 2022 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2033
Views: 528778

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

SFO-DTW, STL, and to some degree OKC stand out to me as particular head scratchers. These are major cities -- yes some smaller than other, but they aren't secondary markets with another major airport close by-- losing hub routes. Keep in mind, prepandemic that something like 50% of SFO hub was conn...

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by LAXintl
Sat Oct 01, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 496
Views: 98417

Re: AirAsia X News and Discussion Thread

https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Transp ... ting-boost
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With Malaysia's IASA safety rating being restored by the FAA, AAX talking about seeking new opportunities to expand to the U.S.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Transp ... ting-boost

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by LAXintl
Sat Oct 01, 2022 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 133
Views: 33081

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

SAS published update to its FORWARD plan with more details. In essence, its proceeding with plan to of tilt away from a traditional full service hub network carrier with a more biz traveler focus into a leaner carrier with an increased focus on leisure/sun markets with additional point to point serv...

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by LAXintl
Sat Oct 01, 2022 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 68
Views: 16400

Re: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Some good news for Malaysia. The FAA raised Malaysia's International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) rating back to Category-1 meaning the country meets ICAO standards for safety oversight of civil aviation. While this would allow MH to resume US services which is unlikely, more importantly, it wi...

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by LAXintl
Sat Oct 01, 2022 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 6292

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2022

TK returning to Afghanistan.

Daily to Kabul effective March 27th using A333 and Mazar-i-Sharīf staring March 29th 3x weekly using 737-900ER.

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 30, 2022 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 682
Views: 166035

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

Well that did not last long - barely 2 months since August launch.

Norse "suspending" LAX. Last flight October 16th.

Nothing available for booking into summer 2023 from LAX, so not sure if its more a discontinuation than a suspension at this stage.

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 30, 2022 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH set to return A380's to Airbus
Replies: 63
Views: 14955

Re: MH set to return A380's to Airbus

This was posted in the Malaysian Airlines thread previously.

Carrier negotiated the A380 return part of its recent 330NEO order.

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 30, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico expanding MTY service
Replies: 30
Views: 4787

Re: Aeromexico expanding MTY service

As I stated prior, do not want to get in the weeds, but I am well familiar with the AM restructuring. The transformation plan was very much focused on being a full-service airline building "fortress MEX", especially with Interjet was out of the picture. With 72% of Mexican airline route re...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 30, 2022 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico expanding MTY service
Replies: 30
Views: 4787

Re: Aeromexico expanding MTY service

The facts show AM is currently in the states and abroad. AM can add if they would like. Turkey (TK) sharing to IST via MTY maybe in the works? Or MTY to YVR with the help of AirCanada (AC). Or lastly MTY to SLC with Delta Airlines (DL) help. On the Central American government flights maybe partner ...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 30, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta-LATAM JV News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 120
Views: 32880

Re: Delta-LATAM JV News and Discussion Thread

https://www.regulations.gov/document/DO ... -0105-0066
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Link to DOT order, and details on conditions imposed on the JV

https://www.regulations.gov/document/DO ... -0105-0066

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 30, 2022 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2647
Views: 379337

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC), corporate air travel ticket sales by U.S. travel agencies were 26.2 percent below 2019 while leisure sales remain slightly above 2019 for the week ending September 25, 2022. https://www.planestats.com/images/arc_2022sep25.jpeg https://www.planestats.com/images/arc_202...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 30, 2022 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Starlux Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 18
Views: 5344

Re: Starlux Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/ ... sify-fleet
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Starlux considering adding freighters to the fleet, along with a prop type (ATR mentioned) for domestic feed operations.

https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/ ... sify-fleet

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 30, 2022 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 6292

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2022

Hope everyone had a good summer, and now we head into the autumn season. A few bits of news. > The publicly traded real estate development group NET Holdings seems to be interested in participating in investment in new Northern Cyprus start-up Mavi Kyrenia Airlines. NET Holdings owns multiple hotel/...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 30, 2022 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1585
Views: 331839

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2022

Delta pilots will vote on strike authorization ballot as negotiations have passed 1,000 days and progress is elusive. https://i.ibb.co/D8qSPHS/strike1.png https://i.ibb.co/G7jx0Sm/strike2.png https://i.ibb.co/5MKFyKc/strike3.png https://i.ibb.co/D8qSPHS/strike1.png https://i.ibb.co/G7jx0Sm/strike2.png

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 30, 2022 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico expanding MTY service
Replies: 30
Views: 4787

Re: Aeromexico expanding MTY service

Without getting too much in the weeds, lets just say much of Aeromexico's post bankruptcy business plan has been blown up due to the restrictions at MEX. The central theme of the of the 2020-2021 transformation network plan which was later approved by creditors was to grow its connectivity flow (dom...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 29, 2022 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SW aircraft takes a bizarre approach into SAN.. through Mexico?
Replies: 20
Views: 4222

Re: SW aircraft takes a bizarre approach into SAN.. through Mexico?

No issue whatsoever. SoCal Tracon coordinates such with Mexico. Tijuana flights also make use of US airspace as needed such as when there was a rain event a couple of weeks back. There is no cost involved as these last minute tactical changes are not part of planned enroute use of the airspace which...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 29, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 792
Views: 251780

Re: Lufthansa Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022

https://www.marketscreener.com/quote/st ... -41887222/
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Lufthansa reportedly wants to sell its portion of Russia based airline caterer Aeromar in which it holds a 49% stake.

https://www.marketscreener.com/quote/st ... -41887222/

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 29, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA Group News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 80
Views: 24889

Re: HNA Group News and Discussion Thread

Per the newsletter I receive, the restructuring proposal requires approval by creditors holding 75% of of the carrier US$6.2bil debt, and so far about 70% have agreed to the proposal. The restructuring calls for creditors to receive 5% of the money owed them upfront, with subsequent ongoing cash pay...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 28, 2022 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: China Airlines orders 787 for fleet replacement of A330
Replies: 190
Views: 37097

Re: Update: China Airlines orders 787 for fleet replacement of A330

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Boeing media image

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 28, 2022 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: China Airlines orders 787 for fleet replacement of A330
Replies: 190
Views: 37097

Re: Update: China Airlines orders 787 for fleet replacement of A330

https://boeing.mediaroom.com/2022-09-28 ... reamliners
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Order is official now and announced by Boeing

16+8 option 787-9s

https://boeing.mediaroom.com/2022-09-28 ... reamliners

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 28, 2022 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa proceeds with European subsidiary, signs first customer
Replies: 12
Views: 3443

Mesa proceeds with European subsidiary, signs first customer

Last year Mesa Air Group entered into an agreement with a European partner to develop a European-based regional carrier offering CPA and ACMI services. (https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1458335) Well, now there is news that the project is well underway, and the carrier expects to have...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 28, 2022 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA-JetBlue Northeast Alliance(NEA) Court Case Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 22469

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

A video news report https://twitter.com/i/status/1574909031726063616 Also some tidbits coming out of todays Robin Hayes testimony: - JetBlue under pressure after 10 quarters of losses to produce results for its shareholders - B6 was to pay AA $200mil in revenue sharing in 2021 for NEA (JetBlue lost ...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 27, 2022 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1760
Views: 339086

Re: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

https://unitedafa.org/news/2022/9/13/day-of-action
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sonnyr23 wrote:
The Southwest Flight Attendants are doing informational picketing today in 14 cities including both MDW & ORD in Chicago.
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It was a day of action at several unions. United flight attendants also picketed at 18 airports.

https://unitedafa.org/news/2022/9/13/day-of-action

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 27, 2022 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA-JetBlue Northeast Alliance(NEA) Court Case Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 22469

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

https://www.reuters.com/legal/us-antitr ... 022-09-27/

JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes was on the stand today.

Trial is expected to run for three weeks.
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Reuters has story about first day of court.

https://www.reuters.com/legal/us-antitr ... 022-09-27/

JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes was on the stand today.

Trial is expected to run for three weeks.

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 27, 2022 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the Passenger facility charge ever be increased or uncapped?
Replies: 6
Views: 921

Re: Will the Passenger facility charge ever be increased or uncapped?

The passenger facility charge has existed since the late 1960s and was last raised in 2000. Airports have been asking for PFC increases for years now, while airlines and their lobby groups like A4A have opposed it. Ultimately it rests with Congress and whichever group manages to catch its ear the be...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 27, 2022 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ian
Replies: 191
Views: 34051

Re: Hurricane Ian

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Projection as of 11am Tuesday.

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 27, 2022 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Premia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 142
Views: 43987

Re: Air Premia News and Discussion Thread

https://www.airfinancejournal.com/artic ... 7-9-source
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Received its second 787-9, c/n 63314 HL8517 former Norwegian UK on lease from ALC

https://www.airfinancejournal.com/artic ... 7-9-source

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 27, 2022 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 240
Views: 66528

Re: Garuda News and Discussion Thread

Garuda Indonesia filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Carrrier will seek to have its debt restructuring plan with creditors approved by the U.S. court by mid 2023. https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/garuda-indonesia-files...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 27, 2022 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Malaysian A320 start-up MYAirline
Replies: 16
Views: 5204

Re: New Malaysian A320 start-up MYAirline

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... ecures-aoc
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AOC received

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... ecures-aoc

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 27, 2022 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ian
Replies: 191
Views: 34051

Re: Hurricane Ian

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Latest track 11pm Monday

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 26, 2022 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1760
Views: 339086

Re: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Executive changes at Southwest. President & COO Mike Van de Ven is retiring. Chief commercial officer Andrew Watterson new COO. CEO Bob Jordan also becomes president. https://swamedia.com/releases/release-518568bd2c4dfd340f74ae77ed4b232d-southwest-airlines-announces-leadership-changes https://ww...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 26, 2022 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1518
Views: 300805

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

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The shipping line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) getting into airfreight.

Will lease 4 777F from Atlas starting early 2023.

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