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by COEWR787
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Richard Anderson to replace Doug Parker at AA
Replies: 101
Views: 19386

Re: Rumor: Richard Anderson to replace Doug Parker at AA

graham697 wrote:
Ishrion wrote:
So he’s with Amtrak right now?


No he left under somewhat pecuilar circumstances.


Nothing peculiar. He had a three year contract which ran its course. He collected his performance bonus and left, back to retired life, whence he came from. He was apparently not expected to stay longer by anyone.

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by COEWR787
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020
Replies: 542
Views: 99622

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020

Two cruise ships are docking in Miami, a final stop after over a week of horror and denial of docking by several ports, with at least 2 dead and a number of Covid-19 ill passengers. Over the next several days, the passengers will be disembarking to only then face a new problem. Those from outside F...

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by COEWR787
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337628

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

reply1984 wrote:
More countries may follow HK to extend travel restrictions to the entire Schengen Area.


India has already done it for both the US and Schengen, and several more.

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by COEWR787
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 183324

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Adipocere wrote:
Does anyone else get the logic in excluding the U.K.? Any European can just fly into open borders U.K. and jump on a flight to the US??

Who says UK is "open borders"? ;)

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by COEWR787
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 183324

Re: US cancels flight to Europe except UK for 30 days

This is getting darned serious. I just read that India is pretty much banning most travel from US to India, except for Indian citizens. Even Overseas Citizens of India Card holders are banned until April 15th.

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by COEWR787
Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental 747's and EWR
Replies: 51
Views: 6983

Re: Continental 747's and EWR

Didn't they get a bunch from People Express?

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by COEWR787
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211664

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

So is that list where they are serving a country that has closed its borders to flights to/from China? Because I thought the Chinese airlines weren't doing anything to otherwise curtail their flights so far. - USA - Australia - New Zealand Have closed there boarders to any one that is not from ther...

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by COEWR787
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211664

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

LAXintl wrote:
United suspending HKG beginning Feb. 8 until Feb. 20.

Air India is suspending HKG too on the same date (Feb 7 to HKG 8th from HKG), until March 28th, according to a report in the Times of India this morning (Feb 5).

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by COEWR787
Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 29725

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

https://livefromalounge.boardingarea.co ... rtnership/

Vistara and United started reciprocal frequent flyer earning and redemptions effective February 1, 2020. They already have a bunch of codeshares which started sometime in 2019.
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This just popped up on my FB timeline.

https://livefromalounge.boardingarea.co ... rtnership/

Vistara and United started reciprocal frequent flyer earning and redemptions effective February 1, 2020. They already have a bunch of codeshares which started sometime in 2019.

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by COEWR787
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 29725

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Two Boeing wide-body planes for Modi, Kovind, Naidu to cost Rs 8,458 crore Just these 2 planes are worth 1/3rd the "entire debt" of Air India when it is put up for sale Jai Hind! https://www.businesstoday.in/sectors/aviation/new-boeing-wide-body-planes-for-modi-kovind-naidu-likely-to-cost...

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by COEWR787
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211664

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Actually there is a mix of motivations. Declining load factors is one of them. Concern for the safety of the crew is another, and of course as time goes on containment is becoming a matter of urgency too. It is a fast developing situation with things evolving and changing quite rapidly.

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by COEWR787
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211664

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Seems like cancellation start on Feb. 1st. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/289157/air-india-indigo-1q20-china-service-adjustment-as-of-29jan20/ But yes, I can't imagine those flights being loaded at all. There are still flights to HKG for the time being not being affected (demand ...

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by COEWR787
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211664

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Possibly incomplete: ... Air India (AI) IndiGo (6E) ... Keep in mind that there are a few airlines that are operating barebone frequency also, such as Finnair (AY), Vietnam Airlines (VN), AA/DL/UA, etc. As of the morning of the 30th both Air India and Indigo are continuing to run some flights to Ch...

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by COEWR787
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211664

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Can someone confirm a list of carriers which are cancelling ALL mainland China flights by the end of the week? Possibly incomplete: ... Air India (AI) IndiGo (6E) ... Keep in mind that there are a few airlines that are operating barebone frequency also, such as Finnair (AY), Vietnam Airlines (VN), ...

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by COEWR787
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211664

Re: Wuhan Evacuation Flights - Who is operating?

According to several news reports in India, Air India has a 747 standing by to go on an evacuation trip as soon as the Indian Embassy in China give the go ahead, to evacuate Indians stranded in Wuhan.

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by COEWR787
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 25669

Re: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread

AFAICT no Western airlines are overflying Iran at this time. I have not seen an Emirates flight over Iran either. OTOH there are dozens of Qatar flights, a few Turkish flights, a dozen FlyDubai flights, a few Aeroflot flights and of course lots of various Iranian airlines flights can be seen over Ir...

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by COEWR787
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 25669

Re: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread

Emirates flights to Seattle, LAX and SFO, are being rerouted to fly over the the Pakistani, Afghani and Uzbekistan airspaces to reach the US west coast. Wasn't there a possible FAA order out recently that stated airlines should avoid Pakistani airspace? They really ought to avoid Afghani airspace a...

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by COEWR787
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 25669

Re: FAA suspends US carrier overflights over entire Gulf Region

Al Jazeera live news (available for free on the internet) is reporting that Trump suspended US carrier overflights over entire Gulf Region. So, Iraq, Iran, Qatar, Gulf of Oman, etc., are now off limits to US carriers. Among other things, this means that United and Delta's direct non-stop flights to...

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by COEWR787
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - January 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 17642

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - January 2020

UGH how will this affect DL’s JFK-BOM and UA’s EWR-BOM? So far this has not affected anything. Flights continue as usual on all US carrier flights to India - EWR-DEL, EWR-BOM, JFK-BOM, SFO-DEL, all of which fly over Pakistan. So, I guess this means that Pakistan is a more responsible country than I...

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by COEWR787
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 25669

Re: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread

All US & EU flights avoided Iran and Iraq airspace today. Northern tracks went through Central Asia with southern tracks through the Mediterranean, around Israel through the Arab peninsula (as per FR24). UA49 BOM-EWR proceeded to turn north after depart to take the northern track. Let's see the...

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by COEWR787
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - January 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 17642

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - January 2020

US warns air carriers to avoid Pakistan airspace, cites threat by militants The US commercial and state carriers are "advised to exercise caution when flying into, out of, within, or over the territory and airspace of Pakistan due to extremist or militant activities" in the country. Sourc...

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by COEWR787
Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 25669

Re: FAA suspends US carrier overflights over entire Gulf Region

Looks like today's DL025 BOM-JFK flew over Pakistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, and then the Polar route through Greenland. Don't know if they had to weight restrict or not as it was booked full but left with about two dozen empty seats. That is the normal great circle route. UA a...

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by COEWR787
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 708861

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

ORD-ZRH is also slated to be operated by 76L. My bad - I erroneously listed ORD-FRA instead of ORD-ZRH. ORD-FRA actually doesn't see the 76L, and is a mix of 78J and 772. So it still works out to 16 out of 17 frames. According to Routes Onlines 1x ORD - FRA is supposed to be a 763, however I dont k...

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by COEWR787
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 745274

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended

Wouldn't it take quite a bit of time, like over a year to go through the delivery of accumulated inventory? That should give some elbow room for the likes of Spirit to restart production I suppose?

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by COEWR787
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sheikh Ahmed: Emirates still denied access to 'many cities'
Replies: 107
Views: 18846

Re: Sheikh Ahmed: Emirates still denied access to 'many cities'

The simple principle is: airlines and countries which deny access to competitors should also not lament when they are denied access elsewhere. Unfortunately that is not ALWAYS the case.: lets be honest with ourselves: are all airlines and countries willing to allow the others full access to their m...

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by COEWR787
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United CEO Munoz stepping down; Kirby appointed
Replies: 91
Views: 19793

Re: United CEO Munoz stepping down; Kirby appointed

ltbewr wrote:
I believe Munoz had to clean up the 'chairman's flight' mess (the special weekly scheduled flight from EWR to South Carolina for the Chair of the Board of the PANYNJ to get favored treatment at EWR) and other messy cultural situations.

Wasn't it the Chairman's flight thing that got Smisek fired?

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by COEWR787
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Airlines website is DOWN!
Replies: 11
Views: 1778

Re: United Airlines website is DOWN!

It's working for me though there is an annotation at the top of the main page saying that it may not be working!

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by COEWR787
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 708861

Re: UA Long Haul Capacity Changes - Some Questions

EWR-India, if they resume flights, given the raised risk potential for some sort of conflict in the Persian Gulf area, yes. Both flights to India from EWR resumed Sept 6th. BTW what does Persian Gulf have to do with EWR - India flights? Their normal routing is over Russia, Central Asia (Kazakhstan,...

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by COEWR787
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: United to start service to Daytona Beach (DAB)?
Replies: 31
Views: 5095

Re: Rumour: United to start service to Daytona Beach (DAB)?

I would love to see United or United Express come to Orlando-Melbourne.

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by COEWR787
Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 670606

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

keesje wrote:
I hope the MAX gets recertified without to many shortcuts and innovative self certification innitiatives.

When was the MAX decertified by the FAA that would require it to be recertified?

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by COEWR787
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol
Replies: 57
Views: 10595

Re: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol

Amsterdam has a very convenient train connection to all major cities in the Netherlands. It is far easier for business travel trough Schiphol than Brussel or Düsseldorf. Both have a railway station, but Schiphol is king. Schiphol also has very good train connection to Brussels (Midi) both high spee...

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by COEWR787
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 708861

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I agree that it is time to get rid of the IPTE seats. I hated them with passion and actually changed airline to avoid them when they showed up on my flight.

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by COEWR787
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market
Replies: 148
Views: 39812

Re: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market

most if not all UA TPAC flights use a re-file flight plan with a fuel alternate in the event of bad weather or an unforeseen problem. For years SFO-SYD used Nadi as the re-file stop where if the airplane had no problems, the flight plan was re-filed on to SYD. I do not recall in my time at United w...

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by COEWR787
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United forms partnership with Clear
Replies: 34
Views: 5599

Re: United forms partnership with Clear

Maybe finally we will get Clear in EWR Terminal C afterall.

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by COEWR787
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United makes EWR-LHR exclusively high-J 767-300ERs
Replies: 52
Views: 12203

Re: United makes EWR-LHR exclusively high-J 767-300ERs

I believe that on the high-J 763s, one of the J seats, 1A, is reserved for pilot rest seat, on TATL flights. So effectively 45J.

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by COEWR787
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's
Replies: 65
Views: 15043

Re: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's

My first memory of JFK is departing from JFK to LHR on a BOAC Super VC-10 back in 1966.

My second memory is arriving into JFK on a Sabena 707 in 1977. As I recall the IAB was nothing to write home about but not that horrible either, except for the US Immigration Officers, even back then. :)

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by COEWR787
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues
Replies: 90
Views: 14515

Re: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues

Wanting revenge err... frying in a pan with olive oil, is a completely separate issue from whether someone has standing to file a lawsuit and not have it dismissed, at least as standard practices in the US court systems goes. :) Desire for revenge is by itself not adequate to form the basis for a st...

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by COEWR787
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 41044

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

I think the Middle East three are the net winners out of this India-Pak kerfuffle and its effect on Pak airspace availability.

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by COEWR787
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 708861

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I get it now, except for one thing, and maybe I was temporarily insane? I looked into a number of cities in continental Europe and saw a NEW POLARIS map to GVA on a 763 TWICE and shouted “FINALLY!” - I looked at quite a number of dates in July and August and I cannot recall which it was. Then I loo...

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by COEWR787
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 670606

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

https://www.businessinsider.com/boeing- ... urn-2019-5

Apparently they won;t be trusting FAA's soothing words any more.
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Europe (EASA) just outlined its own demands before it will let the MAX fly in Europe

https://www.businessinsider.com/boeing- ... urn-2019-5

Apparently they won;t be trusting FAA's soothing words any more.

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by COEWR787
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 51720

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Any further news on the Pakistan airspace transit situation?

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by COEWR787
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX
Replies: 92
Views: 16199

Re: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX

So looks like UA is pretty much done with service to India come August. I guess AI or LH will now be the Star Alliance choices.

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by COEWR787
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate of Gulf Carriers during the Iran crisis?
Replies: 49
Views: 9943

Re: Fate of Gulf Carriers during the Iran crisis?

FAA Emergency Order Renders Iran Airspace a No-fly Zone https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2019-06-21/faa-emergency-order-renders-iran-airspace-no-fly-zone No fly zone only for US civilian aircraft. Other countries can do whatever they wish and several of them have been overf...

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by COEWR787
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate of Gulf Carriers during the Iran crisis?
Replies: 49
Views: 9943

Re: Fate of Gulf Carriers during the Iran crisis?

Glancing at Flightradar, Air India appears to be overflying Iran even after the incident, as are several other airlines. As far as I can tell all South and Southeast Asian Airlines as well as Chinese and Russian, and some Gulf airlines continue to overfly Iran, including some even over the Gulf of H...

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by COEWR787
Thu May 30, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 347
Views: 33800

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

The 77L will still make it non stop. UA 49 makes it non stop from BOM to EWR using a 77W while avoiding Pakistan and Iran everyday these days. Half true. It uses the southern airspace of Pakistan that was opened near Karachi and it certainly flies over Iran. It was these 2 things that made the flig...

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by COEWR787
Wed May 29, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 347
Views: 33800

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Everyone is assuming that DL's JFK-BOM flight will be successful, but if Pak airspace is still restricted and US air carriers avoiding Iranian air space, right from the start, DL's BOM-JFK flight have to stop somewhere enroute (in Europe or Middle East), putting them at a disadvantage. However AI d...

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by COEWR787
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 708861

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Here is a link for which EasyJet A319s United will be receiving. Still very very odd that they're going to pick up CFM powered A319s http://jethros.org.uk/fleets/fleet_listings/easyjet_a319.html UA has been operating 757s with different engine manufacturers since the merger. There's the pmUA 752s w...

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by COEWR787
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends EWR-DEL to 8th of May
Replies: 49
Views: 9815

Re: UA suspends EWR-DEL for two weeks from 4/5

It should be noted that EWR - DEL UA flight operated for years before EWR - BOM was added. Why would EWR - BOM require EWR - DEL to be operating is unfathomable. But I guess whatever rocks ones boat. :)

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by COEWR787
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1074
Views: 164532

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

sonicruiser wrote:
I'm pretty sure UA doesn't partner with AI to make the route work. Can DL not focus on O/D like UA?

UA partners with Jet Airways and Vistara for domestic connections from DEL and BOM in India from its non stops from US to India. It does not touch AI with even a ten foot barge pole!

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by COEWR787
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 48862

Re: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)

That engine really looks like it can eat a 737 fuselage!

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