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by tsnamm
Wed May 15, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK TWA Terminal to turn into a hotel
Replies: 87
Views: 7664

Re: JFK Finally has its own Hotel!

The back story for the Constellation is excellent....Lots of history.

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by tsnamm
Mon May 06, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/5/2019: DL Appears to Exit JFK-GIG, to Add JFK-BOM;UA;CZ Cuts CAN;HU Adds CTU-ORD,LAX-XIY
Replies: 61
Views: 12696

Re: OAG Changes 5/5/2019: DL Appears to Exit JFK-GIG, to Add JFK-BOM;UA;CZ Cuts CAN;HU Adds CTU-ORD,LAX-XIY

wow, AS finally made some changes! Regarding EWR adds by UA, isn't EWR supposedly de facto slot constrained for parts of the day now? Or is that just made up? Either way, that's a lot of additional capacity coming online. That appears to be 15 net new RTs for November. That is odd. I wonder if they...

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by tsnamm
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 81
Views: 14861

Re: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

So is this possibly going to be a "Skybus" II? They seemed to have been the last ULCC airline who mainly focused on secondary airports in major metro areas ala RyanAir or Easyjet. Certainly hubbing in Houston would be a better choice than Columbus was. The real issue is which secondary air...

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by tsnamm
Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Props VS Regional Jets
Replies: 50
Views: 6559

Re: Regional Props VS Regional Jets

The American flying public is opposed to the "puddle jumper". The same American flying public who in smaller towns wishes they had more frequency. In the 90s in my town and towns like many others, we had nearly hourly flights to the hubs on 19-30 seat turboprops (J31s, BE1s, SWM, SF3, EM2...

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by tsnamm
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Announces Major BOS Expansion
Replies: 115
Views: 19909

Re: B6 Announces Major BOS Expansion

Blueknows wrote:
ALL EXTENDED SERVICE
STARTS SEPT 4
Aus 2x 320
Chs 3x 2 320/1 190
Ord 6x 190
Cle 4x 190
Dtw 4x 3 190/1 320
Bna 3x 320
Ewr 5x 190
Mco 6x 320/321
Phl 8x 190
Rdu 7x 190
Sav 2x 320
Dca-near hourly service 0600-2200 weekdays
(e190/airbus 320/321(all core 200 seats)



They also do 6x BOS-BWI with the 190

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by tsnamm
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA starting ACY??
Replies: 17
Views: 3586

Re: Is AA starting ACY??

No.. Anything traded would go to ISP. If anything AA would do ACY-DCA, ACY-CLT.. Except the Port Authority has nothing to do with ISP. ACY does. I don't believe ACY is still managed by the Port Authority. That happened fairly recently, probably in the aftermath of the UA Port Authority scandal. Acc...

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by tsnamm
Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian identifies CHI, WAS, MSY, and Texas as next target markets for US ops
Replies: 111
Views: 13699

Re: Norwegian identifies CHI, WAS, MSY, and Texas as next target markets for US ops

With Washington I assume they'll mean Baltimore-Washington International airport. Dulles might be too expensive for them and Washington National too small. Baltimore has become the LCC airport for Washington. Maybe not...they just canned the French Caribbean flights for this winter from BWI. Norweg...

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by tsnamm
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azura Airways
Replies: 5
Views: 3323

Re: Azura Airways

Link no good anymore...

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by tsnamm
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 763 at HOU
Replies: 20
Views: 3932

Re: UA 763 at HOU

UA 763 holds 224...184 Y 30 J

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by tsnamm
Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA regional British isles routes cuts
Replies: 122
Views: 16689

Re: UA regional British isles routes cuts

BHX & MAN have been year round from pre merger sCO days. With the aging of the 757 fleet, I wonder what the plan is going forward with the secondary European cities as the 757 begins to retire? Widebody or cut? Unless UA purchases the A321NEO I don't see how they can continue to serve some of th...

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by tsnamm
Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New footage of SFO Asiana crash
Replies: 8
Views: 3442

Re: New footage of SFO Asiana crash

Didn't one of the victims get run over by the Fire Dept?

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by tsnamm
Wed May 24, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier to serve ISP-MCO
Replies: 17
Views: 2335

Re: Frontier to serve ISP-MCO

I'd be interested to see if F9 might be interested in adding some additional destinations from ISP. I assume based on how this one does...

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by tsnamm
Fri May 19, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baltia to lease 767-300ER
Replies: 67
Views: 13737

Re: Baltia to lease 767-300ER

"business plan" Right... if it was anyone else I might be inclined to wait and see. But with an ongoing 20 year hoax, I have little reason not to be skeptical. Frankly if it was a new endeavor, they simply should have just cut all ties with anything "Baltia" related. I can't imag...

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by tsnamm
Fri May 19, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baltia to lease 767-300ER
Replies: 67
Views: 13737

Re: Baltia to lease 767-300ER

The best part is the "new" web site acts as if its a new start-up carrier, rather than an ongoing 20 year scam.

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by tsnamm
Fri May 19, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Metropolitan Airways?
Replies: 57
Views: 7743

Re: Metropolitan Airways?

Reading the story in the paper as well as on the web site, they seem to want to be a combination charity/redevelopment/public assistance program disguised as an airline. "...give back to the city, hire local, redevelop the airport, the neighborhoods" etc, They seem to have lots of specific...

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by tsnamm
Tue May 16, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?
Replies: 45
Views: 9273

Re: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?

Even though Kirby has stated publicly that he's skeptical of the A350 deal and the need for the aircraft in UA's fleet, he did state he was a big fan of the A321... it's possible they may go with more 77W and swap the A350's for A321's, unless they're willing to wait for a new Boeing MOM, to replace...

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by tsnamm
Tue May 09, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USGlobal (AKA Baltia Air), "Plans" SWF-Europe
Replies: 16
Views: 3020

Re: USGlobal (AKA Baltia Air), "Plans" SWF-Europe

28 years without 1 flight...unreal.

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by tsnamm
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA Traffic Fiasco 2/10
Replies: 23
Views: 4672

Re: LGA Traffic Fiasco 2/10

Got stuck in the middle of that a few months ago after they demolished the parking garages. Took over an hour just to get to the rental car area by the Marine Air Terminal. PAPD had shut the entrance roads to the CTA because of the mess and people had to get out at Ditmars and 82nd and walk to the t...

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by tsnamm
Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India to Start Delhi to Washington DC non stop from July 2017
Replies: 156
Views: 21573

Re: Air India to Start Delhi to Washington DC non stop from July 2017

This is a big get for IAD. Fills a glaring hole in the route map. There is a huge S. Asian population around IAD, no doubt they will be pleased to have a nonstop option. AI will print money on this route. What is up next, Rio, Cairo, Tel Aviv, Lagos, Hong Kong, Sydney, maybe Athens? Too bad UA seem...

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by tsnamm
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue downguages Cuba
Replies: 46
Views: 8652

Re: JetBlue downguages Cuba

I'd be interested to see how long UA keeps IAH/HAV around. It is only once a week, but I'm pretty sure it has to suffer from the over exuberance plaguing these other cities besides MIA, NYC

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by tsnamm
Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any other examples, like the F-WTSA Concorde, which had two liveries at the same time?
Replies: 33
Views: 3852

Re: Are there any other examples, like the F-WTSA Concorde, which had two liveries at the same time?

Back in the late 80's CO had a DC-10 painted CO one side and GA Garuda Indonesian on the other...it used to run JFK/HNL/SYD

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by tsnamm
Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces Newark via Athens from 12MAR17
Replies: 126
Views: 25187

Re: Emirates Announces Newark via Athens from 12MAR17

UA just re-started EWR/ATH as a seasonal market...this move will more likely impact that first and foremost, before any NYC/DXB/BOM/DEL traffic.

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by tsnamm
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NY Giants trash UA 767 charter plane last night.
Replies: 61
Views: 18524

Re: NY Giants trash UA 767 charter plane last night.

bjorn14 wrote:
Hopefully, OBJ didn't punch any holes in the side of the plane.


He should have caught some more footballs and he wouldn't have had to worry about that...

Also the plane went to EWR

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by tsnamm
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest FLL Additions
Replies: 14
Views: 1828

Re: Southwest FLL Additions

I assume the FLL-IAD is a reaction to UA starting FLL again. They could have had a monopoly but didn't bother.

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by tsnamm
Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to announce CVG
Replies: 112
Views: 13308

Re: Southwest to announce CVG

Hmm. With WN coming to CVG, the CVG-WAS market is awfully crowded with UA at IAD, AA at DCA, and DL and G4 at BWI. I wonder if one of them will have to leave the market. There's not that much service at all...BWI/CVG isn't even daily for DL connection, UA only has 2 express flights from IAD, and AA...

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by tsnamm
Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baltia to lease 767-300ER
Replies: 67
Views: 13737

Re: Baltia to lease 767-300ER

OMG Please make it stop! This is like the worlds longest running joke...

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by tsnamm
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta now flies 772 on DTW-PVG, UA 788 on IAD-CDG
Replies: 11
Views: 1816

Re: Delta now flies 772 on DTW-PVG, UA 788 on IAD-CDG

Currently the 787 only operates 1x week IAH/IAD WED only (UA1011)...I assume the rest of the daily CDG trips are rotated between SFO/CDG/IAD the rest of the week.

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by tsnamm
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official US Domestic (ex HI) Widebody thread 2017
Replies: 110
Views: 18757

Re: USA domestic widebody thread 2016

UA IAD-SFO 777-200

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by tsnamm
Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Number of states served by major airlines in USA
Replies: 45
Views: 4538

Re: Number of states served by major airlines in USA

American Eagle also serves SBY in Maryland

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by tsnamm
Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Pilot strike planned 23Nov.
Replies: 139
Views: 16181

Re: LH Pilot strike planned 23Nov.

http://www.lufthansa.com/uk/en/Homepage ... 5679840697

A few USA hits, surprised.
LH480 DEN
LH400 JFK


LH422 BOS also

EWR & IAD are both still scheduled...subject to change I assume.
-->

readytotaxi wrote:
The LH web site has a list.
http://www.lufthansa.com/uk/en/Homepage ... 5679840697

A few USA hits, surprised.
LH480 DEN
LH400 JFK


LH422 BOS also

EWR & IAD are both still scheduled...subject to change I assume.

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by tsnamm
Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United names Scott Kirby president
Replies: 80
Views: 11889

Re: United names Scott Kirby president

All the competitive insight about what aa is doing... Except that he's not really an legacy AA guy. He's originally from America West, then US Airways...since HP was an LCC at time of merger with US, I'm guessing its to bring a different POV to UA? AA is US is HP. Therefore, Scott Kirby is AA. Well...

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by tsnamm
Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United names Scott Kirby president
Replies: 80
Views: 11889

Re: United names Scott Kirby president

unitedchicago wrote:

All the competitive insight about what aa is doing...


Except that he's not really an legacy AA guy. He's originally from America West, then US Airways...since HP was an LCC at time of merger with US, I'm guessing its to bring a different POV to UA?

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by tsnamm
Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: June 2016 Domestic widebodies updated (Worldwide)
Replies: 37
Views: 6374

Re: June 2016 Domestic widebodies (updated list)

The DL JFK/PDX seems kind of odd...you would think they would send it to SEA to connect to all the Asia traffic, plus mail and cargo downstairs. All their other domestic widebodies are intra hub or from hubs to major international points of entry/business destinations .As an FYI... for a month from ...

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by tsnamm
Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Airlines axed EU routes/other axed routes
Replies: 38
Views: 7138

Re: Continental Airlines axed EU routes/other axed routes

BoeingGuy wrote:
SJC-EWR
OAK-IAH
JFK-IAH
SEA-ANC

Going much farther back:

LAX-ITO
SEA-HNL
PDX-HNL
SFO-ABQ
SEA-PDX-SJC-BUR-ONT


they also axed

IAD-IAH
IAH-GYE

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by tsnamm
Fri Apr 29, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed 1649A Constellation: LAX-LHR In 1958
Replies: 25
Views: 5504

RE: Lockheed 1649A Constellation: LAX-LHR In 1958

Great Article! Thanks for posting

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by tsnamm
Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Would You Name Your Airliner(s)?
Replies: 60
Views: 6206

RE: What Would You Name Your Airliner(s)?

I know JetBlue used to name all their planes with the word blue as part of a saying e.g."Wild Blue Yonder" etc. I think they still do...

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by tsnamm
Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The 11 Ugliest Aircraft Ever Built
Replies: 88
Views: 22966

RE: The 11 Ugliest Aircraft Ever Built

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/a380787" class="quote" target="_blank">a380787</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>The 330/340 nose was far from soothing on ...

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by tsnamm
Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The 11 Ugliest Aircraft Ever Built
Replies: 88
Views: 22966

RE: The 11 Ugliest Aircraft Ever Built

I totally disagree with the Handley Page Victor....I think it's a great looking plane.... <center><table align="center" border="0" width="642" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=14176&filename=1459194368uYUv30.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners...

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by tsnamm
Thu Mar 24, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baltia Now Looking At US Domestic Ops
Replies: 36
Views: 8274

Baltia Now Looking At US Domestic Ops

trio of high yield, high frequency destinations: Trenton, Islip, and Albany, we all believe that Baltia — essentially “BAL” + “T” / “I” / “A” (Trenton, Islip, Albany) is going to be a fast success. OMG...this is how they choose destinations?? Maybe next they could have a raffle at an Elementary scho...

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by tsnamm
Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Airlines Plans Islip-London Service
Replies: 35
Views: 11671

RE: National Airlines Plans Islip-London Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Lesfalls" class="quote" target="_blank">Lesfalls</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>what is the likely chance that the peopl...

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by tsnamm
Mon Mar 14, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Airlines Plans Islip-London Service
Replies: 35
Views: 11671

RE: National Airlines Plans Islip-London Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lesfalls" class="quote" target="_blank">lesfalls</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> I doubt <acronym title="Islip - Long Isla...

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by tsnamm
Mon Mar 14, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Airlines Plans Islip-London Service
Replies: 35
Views: 11671

RE: National Airlines Plans Islip-London Service

Does ISP have any Customs or Immigration facilities yet? Otherwise this is just a pipe dream, at least on the inbound side.

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by tsnamm
Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have Any US Airlines Served PPT?
Replies: 23
Views: 6576

RE: Have Any US Airlines Served PPT?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ScottB" class="quote" target="_blank">ScottB</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>PPT is an awfully long way from GUM. What we...

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by tsnamm
Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future UA European Service?
Replies: 98
Views: 15790

RE: Future UA European Service?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/STT757" class="quote" target="_blank">STT757</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>They've added: <acronym title="Washington - ...

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by tsnamm
Mon Feb 01, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future UA European Service?
Replies: 98
Views: 15790

RE: Future UA European Service?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/frostyj" class="quote" target="_blank">frostyj</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>I don't think they will have many other de...

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by tsnamm
Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have Any US Airlines Served PPT?
Replies: 23
Views: 6576

RE: Have Any US Airlines Served PPT?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/intermodal64" class="quote" target="_blank">intermodal64</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Continental flew scheduled servi...

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by tsnamm
Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAN Axing IAD-LIM?
Replies: 35
Views: 5004

RE: LAN Axing IAD-LIM?

Went to the LATAM site and shows LA2801 operating May 2 non stop IAD/LIM

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by tsnamm
Wed Dec 09, 2015 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Leave DXB
Replies: 166
Views: 24493

RE: UA To Leave DXB

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/klwright69" class="quote" target="_blank">klwright69</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Interesting that only the sCO destin...

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