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by LAXintl
Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 2042

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021

US CDC study out today says that keeping the middle seat vacant can actually make a difference to in-flight transmission. According to the CDC, a laboratory-based model "predicts a 23% to 57% reduction in exposure to viable virus particles when middle seats on an airline are kept vacant." ...

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by LAXintl
Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 2042

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021

Israel looks to reopen its borders to international travelers on 23 May. Details are pending but look initially to only be for group travelers and those who are vaccinated along with pre and post flight PCR testing. https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexledsom/2021/04/13/israel-to-open-international-trav...

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by LAXintl
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

No on Polaris, but all require some level of work including gear swings.

As was explained to the pilot group, the move is an interim measure and no longer-term decisions regarding the fleet had been made.

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by LAXintl
Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 2042

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021

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Increased forged Covid-19 certificates hit airlines, which have to police them, and put airlines at risk if they transport infected passengers with false or incorrect documentation.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/fake-covid ... 1618330621

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by LAXintl
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 250
Views: 32647

Re: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2021

Deferrals are a simple way to reduce CapEx spend. AA is forecast to lose billions this year and as we know they have a huge debt pile.

The deferrals will result in Boeing returning $248mil in pre-delivery payments to AA. Every million counts.

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by LAXintl
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

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United looking for more cash. United Airlines intends to commence a private offering to eligible purchasers of US$5.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of two series of notes, the senior secured notes due 2026 and the senior secured notes due 2029, subject to market and other conditions. The Not...

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by LAXintl
Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nok Air News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 8494

Re: Nok Air files bankruptcy

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Another extension granted on business plan submission to the court

https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/n ... 65.article

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by LAXintl
Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 597
Views: 112616

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

https://americanairlines.gcs-web.com/node/39021/html
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AA estimates its cash burn rate for Q1 was $27mil/day generating net loss of $2.7-2.8bil on 62% reduction in revenue.

Ended Q1 with $17.3bil liquidity.

SEC filing
https://americanairlines.gcs-web.com/node/39021/html

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by LAXintl
Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 250
Views: 32647

Re: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2021

https://americanairlines.gcs-web.com/node/39021/html
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AA is deferring and converted 5 787-8 deliveries to 787-9s due in 2023, and 14 787-8s due this year will delivered by early 2022 instead.
Additionally 18 737MAX due in 2021/22 deferred to 2023/24.

SEC filing
https://americanairlines.gcs-web.com/node/39021/html

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by LAXintl
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

Two GUM 73Us will enter the domestic system.

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

IAH is physically limited in the number of gates and also has logistical issues with passenger movement, baggage handling, and inefficient staffing required which creates bottlenecks. The summer 2019 schedule pushed UA daily departures to over 500 which had a considerable negative impact on the oper...

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

I'm really surprised that demand at SFO remains so much lower than LAX. Pre-COVID, it was the 3rd largest O&D market in the country. I guess that just shows how business and international heavy it is. The good thing for UA is that nobody else is really making any kind of move in bay area. I wou...

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

SFO: has become UA worst performing hub in terms of business, international and leisure traffic. UA does expect improvement in June should the state fully reopen. UA will also add an additional late afternoon bank at SFO in June to increase connectivity. The reason for late afternoon bank is due to...

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 385
Views: 85534

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

https://cases.primeclerk.com/LATAM/Home ... OA==&id2=0
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LATAM BK court docket rejecting A350 leases.

Looks like all are managed by AerCap Ireland Ltd.
https://cases.primeclerk.com/LATAM/Home ... OA==&id2=0

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ua2714


Fleet will be moved to ROW per internal notice.
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VCVSpotter wrote:
United 777-200ER (reg unknown) filed HNL-VCV 9AM - 5:17PM as UA2714 tomorrow (April 9). My bet is that this is one of the PW engined 772s headed to VCV for storage....anyone have more details?
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ua2714


Fleet will be moved to ROW per internal notice.

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Summer 2020
Replies: 29
Views: 8599

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Summer 2020

Hi, I am not sure it makes much sense to post anything at the moment, as the valuation data is always trailing by several months and its moving like a yo-yo. All it takes is one piece of news that a certain frame is being parked by some operator, and yesterdays price is no longer valid. Really only ...

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 385
Views: 85534

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

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Reported communication

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 385
Views: 85534

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

17 LATAM aircraft to be sold on “as-is, where-is” basis via public auction to be held on April 14, 2021. 2 - A350-900 4 - 787-9 11 - A321 https://newsroom.aviator.aero/skyworks-offers-17-aircraft-for-sale-via-public-auction/ I wonder why they don’t just retire all the A350s instead and harmonize th...

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 260
Views: 52236

Re: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Here is a breakdown of the proposed share holding. https://i.ibb.co/nC1hWT0/2021-04-08-095204.png https://i.ibb.co/nC1hWT0/2021-04-08-095204.png Per analyst report: There are two components to the plan. €1 billion of new money will come from an equity issue, with the French State and institutional s...

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by LAXintl
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-8 at Santa Monica?
Replies: 16
Views: 5206

Re: DC-8 at Santa Monica?

As a historical tidbit, as Douglas began the development of the DC-8 it proposed to lengthen the SMO runway to accommodate the larger aircraft and to also acquire additional acreage in the surrounding area to build new corporate offices. The city rejected the request, so, Douglas shifted the manufac...

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by LAXintl
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1104
Views: 135862

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

https://www.alpa.org/news-and-events/ne ... joins-alpa
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Western Global pilots are joining ALPA after NMB certified election.

Western Global Pilots Vote to Join World’s Largest Pilots Union
https://www.alpa.org/news-and-events/ne ... joins-alpa

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by LAXintl
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 75
Views: 8344

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

China frequencies are reduced as a result of CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China) action last year to allow airlines to maintain only one route to China with no more than one weekly frequency. https://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/topics_665678/kjgzbdfyyq/t1762623.shtml This limit was relaxed la...

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by LAXintl
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 30
Views: 2082

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

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:wideeyed: Michigan is going vertical

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by LAXintl
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana
Replies: 209
Views: 41223

Re: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana

https://asianaviation.com/transcript-ko ... idents-qa/
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Interesting Q&A with KE president about Asiana integration process.

https://asianaviation.com/transcript-ko ... idents-qa/

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by LAXintl
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 75
Views: 8344

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

TK will have its traffic rights suspended again in China for importing 14 COVID positive passengers in March to Guangzhou. Ban is supposed to commence April 19 and last 4-weeks.

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by LAXintl
Sat Apr 03, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

The PW 777 fleet will be moved to Roswell. Will allow tech-ops consolidate the fleet in one place. I toured the old Cal facility years ago, several DC10’s and 747 Classics were being worked on inside, it was impressive then, is this new hangar larger ? And what’s going to happen with the old one ? T...

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 2042

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021

:old: Lets look at the wording from CDC head Walensky.

"While we believe that fully vaccinated people can travel at low risk to themselves, CDC is not recommending travel at this time due to the rising number of cases."

So, no they are still not recommending people run out and travel.

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 02, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 2042

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021

Per government decree, LATAM will cancel all Chile international services effective April 5 except a limited number of repatriation flights. https://aerolatinnews.com/destacado/chile-latam-cancelara-mayor-parte-de-sus-vuelos-internacionales-programados-y-operara-capacidad-reducida-para-mantener-la-c...

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

Keep in mind coastal hubs like EWR, IAD and SFO are reliant on international traffic and the connecting flow it generates to support domestic flying. With longhaul international flying largely suspended, these hubs will obviously be limited in the volume of domestic flying they can support on their ...

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9
Replies: 118
Views: 33726

Re: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9

Took delivery of its first plane HL8387. Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of New Boeing 787-9 Aircraft to Air Premia https://airleasecorp.com/press/air-lease-corporation-announces-delivery-of-new-boeing-787-9-aircraft-to-air-premia https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ExWcTXYVcAQOwt9?format=jpg&n...

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

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VirginFlyer wrote:
Where is this hangar complex exactly?


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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines files to go public with IPO
Replies: 26
Views: 4447

Re: Frontier Airlines files to go public with IPO

https://www.denverpost.com/2021/04/01/f ... re-travel/
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Frontier Airlines opened raising $570 million selling 30mil shares giving it a valuation of about $4 billion.

https://www.denverpost.com/2021/04/01/f ... re-travel/

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines files to go public with IPO
Replies: 26
Views: 4447

Re: Frontier Airlines files to go public with IPO

IPO debut planned for tomorrow. Lets see how it goes and if they get a pop like Sun Country.

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by LAXintl
Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

With 30+ years in the industry, I tend to view things more from the business and finance angle. Things like fleet size, sexy routes, etc generally don't excite as me much as they might the average A.net enthusiast. Knowing how crappy the revenue environment is today, I honestly don't see the logic o...

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by LAXintl
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

Here is photo of new LAX hangar complex coming together. https://i.ibb.co/QX7bHXh/2021-03-31-114519.png https://i.ibb.co/QX7bHXh/2021-03-31-114519.png Once complete, United will consolidate all its LAX techops on the eastside of the field and vacate the former CO complex on the westside.

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by LAXintl
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 59313

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

Regarding comments about United flying less than AA, lets remember todays market reality of crappy leisure fares and lack of business travel. Flying for the sake of flying might only increase losses. Yes it can generate short-term cash flow as someone like AA needs to cover its heavier debt burden, ...

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2021
Replies: 75
Views: 10064

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2021

According to planespotters.net TC–JGD Boeing 737–8F2wl msn 29788 ln 791 has left the Fleet, for freighter (–SF) conversion in Jinan Yaoqiang (TNA). Do we have any news? Is it for Turkish Cargo or any other Cargo carrier? Something like 10 older 737-800 frames have been sold. For instance, TC-JGG/JG...

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 791
Views: 89298

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

https://investor.alaskaair.com/node/31406/html
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AS formalized its December announcement for 23 additional 737MAX-9 orders with 15 additional purchase rights.

SEC filing
https://investor.alaskaair.com/node/31406/html

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 232471

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Flight ops confirmed 764s will be back for the summer and focused on EWR & IAD flying.

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 30, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 163
Views: 34004

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021

https://www.aerotelegraph.com/eurowings ... -beisammen
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Effective June 1, Edelweiss A330s (MSN 1193 & 1711) will be transferred to Eurowings Discover.

https://www.aerotelegraph.com/eurowings ... -beisammen

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana
Replies: 209
Views: 41223

Re: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana

According to reports, Korean Air submitted merger integration plan shows it acquiring Asiana by 2022 and fully merging the companies by 2024. If the deal goes through Asiana will join KAL in becoming part the SkyTeam alliance, The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport estimates 32 routes th...

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by LAXintl
Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 36
Views: 5175

Re: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021

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Airport handlers and fuel service distributors won $14.9mil judgements against Interjet for non-payment of services between July 2019 and March 2020.

https://expansion.mx/empresas/2021/03/2 ... ntes-en-eu

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by LAXintl
Sat Mar 27, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al 787 at IAH
Replies: 9
Views: 2449

Re: El Al 787 at IAH

El Al has been flying since October. It is flying regularly to Miami, LA and New York City amongst many other destinations. What do you define as regular? To LAX they have had a total of 5 regular passenger flights since January 1. To MIA not much better with 7. Only JFK has managed some semblance ...

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by LAXintl
Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 149
Views: 28216

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Typical non-sense from U.S. politicians calling for Norse Atlantic to be blocked from serving the U.S. Obviously did not learn from the Norwegian saga, that the U.S. cant deny access to rightfully certified airline under the open-skies agreement. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-norway-airlines-co...

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by LAXintl
Wed Mar 24, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 232471

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

For sake of background, I will repost these 2017 townhall answers by Oscar and Brian Znotins(VP Network Planning) regarding a Southeast hub. Oscar comment: One question often asked is are we thinking about a hub in the Southeast were some say we have a network hole today. It’s something we have expl...

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by LAXintl
Wed Mar 24, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 232471

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

After 35 years, the Singapore call center is being closed.
That leaves no formal call centers in Asia-Pacific. (one can still contact local sales/ticket offices in some cities)

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 597
Views: 112616

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

Based on a February SEC filing American Airlines Group had the following debt principal and interest obligations to cover for the next few years. This is before the AAdvantage deal and the latest PSP3 program. 2021 - $4.1bil 2022 - $3.6b 2023 - $5.3b 2024 - $5.4b 2025 - $8.8b 2026 beyond - $12.2b In...

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 597
Views: 112616

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

Analyst take on AAdvantage transaction American's disclosures provide evidence that its business of selling miles to credit card partners is a highly lucrative one - one that accounted for 51% of 2019 EBITDA. American's Airline Margins Are....Low - AAL discloses that its loyalty margins are higher t...

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana
Replies: 209
Views: 41223

Re: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana

Per news brief I get, Asiana subsidiaries Air Busan and Air Seoul jointly provided US $124mil funding to cover operations pending merger.

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