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by FSDan
Fri Aug 07, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates drops FLL
Replies: 89
Views: 12961

Re: Emirates drops FLL

Not sure FLL will maintain regular west coast service either beyond B6 to LAX long-term. That seems a bit pessimistic. There are some business ties to the Bay Area at the very least (e.g. Citrix), and I'd be surprised if B6 drops FLL-SFO long term. AS also seems committed to using FLL as their Sout...

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by FSDan
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

LGA is a question mark. Given the massive amount of money they are sinking into the new terminal construction, coupled with the fact that they hold almost 50% of the slots, and that NYC business travel is likely to resume (even if less than before) at some point over the coming year or so, I have t...

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by FSDan
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Narrow Body Thread - 2020
Replies: 304
Views: 23356

Re: Any idea of the fate of Delta's 738's?

Just to add to the question, do any 738s have the schimitar winglets? I know the 739s have them but I don’t think I’ve seen any on a 738. How many other airlines have retrofitted scimitars onto NG 737’s? Only ones I know of personally are TUI UK. United has retrofitted scimitars onto all their 73Gs...

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by FSDan
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

LGA is a question mark. Given the massive amount of money they are sinking into the new terminal construction, coupled with the fact that they hold almost 50% of the slots, and that NYC business travel is likely to resume (even if less than before) at some point over the coming year or so, I have t...

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by FSDan
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

I will preface by saying that I actually think DL is profitable in SEA for 3 quarters of the year. In terms of point of sale, there is really no comparison between the 2 in SEA. You are severely underestimating how strong AS's hub at SEA is. Just put things into perspective. IIRC from Q3 of last ye...

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by FSDan
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

My main claim is that your claim hasn't been backed up by any data. Yet you readily admit that your own claims aren't either... I took a look back through my posts, and the only statement I found where I feel I overstepped my supporting evidence is where I said not even half of DL's domestic networ...

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by FSDan
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?
Replies: 47
Views: 8231

Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

The 763s with the expanded Polaris cabin and smaller economy section were rolled out for the EWR-LHR, EWR-ZRH, ORD-LHR routes, and were also planned for some East Coast to AMS (not sure if they were going to be operated on IAD-ZRH, or the IAD/EWR-GVA routes as well). There is one 767-300ER operatin...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?
Replies: 47
Views: 8231

Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

The 763s with the expanded Polaris cabin and smaller economy section were rolled out for the EWR-LHR, EWR-ZRH, ORD-LHR routes, and were also planned for some East Coast to AMS (not sure if they were going to be operated on IAD-ZRH, or the IAD/EWR-GVA routes as well). There is one 767-300ER operatin...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

If you have P&L data, reliable margin estimates for the hub from industry analysts or an inside source, etc. that demonstrate DL was on the brink at SEA, I'm certainly willing to listen! By these measures, your own claims are equally unproven. The economics is very simple. Delta added far more ...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Delta was barely keeping its head above water in SEA during halcyon, record setting days. OK, prove it then. The only evidence I've seen of DL's performance in SEA was their continuing decisions to upgauge and add flights. DL was planning to be bigger than ever in SEA this summer, which doesn't mes...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Another question is do you think it works against Delta having a split hub in NYC with LGA and JFK. It's less efficient than having a single-hub operation like UA at EWR, but for O&D traffic I'd argue it's not a major issue. Holding close to half the slots at LGA (still the preferred airport fo...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

You really need to take a look at fare data. I'm continuously shocked by how dominant AS is in SEA. Even stuff like LAX/JFK/BOS-SEA are below system average routes for DL from what I can see. "Below system average" for DL is not the same thing as money-losing. Also, I often do take a look...

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by FSDan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

DL may also choose not to launch its European expansion from BOS in the next few years (particularly EDI, MAN, LIS, and FCO seem like low-hanging fruit to cut). Why FCO if they have Alitalia there? Because FCO is well-served from other DL hubs (i.e. there's no need to keep BOS-FCO from a network pe...

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by FSDan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

You really need to take a look at fare data. I'm continuously shocked by how dominant AS is in SEA. Even stuff like LAX/JFK/BOS-SEA are below system average routes for DL from what I can see. "Below system average" for DL is not the same thing as money-losing. Also, I often do take a look...

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by FSDan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?
Replies: 47
Views: 8231

Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

FWIW, the high-J 763 fleet wasn't scheduled to operate domestic sectors even before COVID. It's just too premium-heavy for most (all?) domestic markets (I don't know if it could work on EWR-SFO/LAX in normal times, but I couldn't see UA scheduling it regularly on hub-to-hub repositioning flights).

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by FSDan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

DL TPAC “hub” in SEA is essentially only 4 destinations (HND, ICN, PVG, PKX). Your reasoning around DL's viability in the four routes is solid. But you miss the biggest point of all: 4 good international routes do not justify the 150+ money-losing domestic flights at DL's SEA hub. If you think DL w...

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by FSDan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

I don't see any Chinese carrier dropping out of SEA-PVG. AA and DL better be ready to lose a lot of money. The only Chinese carrier flying SEA-PVG pre-COVID was HU, and I think it was something like 3x weekly. I haven't heard anything about HU's financial situation recently, but I know the parent c...

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by FSDan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Instead of saying "not returning indefinetely" I would rather put it as "not return in the near-term". There is going to be a natural rebuild, and I would imagine alot of it is going to follow the way the network was developed in recent years. Internationally, anything: US- seco...

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by FSDan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks
Replies: 117
Views: 20439

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks

Now this one is actually surprising. The only carriers serving the Honduran capital will be AA and UA? Perhaps this could be an opportunity for NK or even B6 to add TGU? My guess is that this is largely driven by DL's decision to retire their small 737-700 fleet. That aircraft was the right capacit...

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by FSDan
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

For the exact reasons you state above, DL cannot pull down SEA to the same extent it can at BOS. They need to maintain reasonably proportionate capacity levels at SEA if they don't want to cede their market share to AS through the gate allocations. Their moves at SEA are primarily motivated by this...

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by FSDan
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks
Replies: 117
Views: 20439

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks

**DL ATL-TGU SEP 1.0>0[1.0] OCT 1.0>0[1.0] NOV 1.0>0[1.0] DEC 1.0>0[1.0] JAN 0.9>0[1.0] FEB 1.1>0[1.0] MAR 1.0>0[1.0] APR 1.0>0[1.0] Now this one is actually surprising. The only carriers serving the Honduran capital will be AA and UA? Perhaps this could be an opportunity for NK or even B6 to add T...

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by FSDan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Boston and Seattle were losing money even before the virus. What is Delta going to do now? You pull back a bit in Seattle, Alaska grows. You pull back in Boston, JetBlue grows. Could you post the P&L data you're looking at for the SEA hub? What sort of margin was DL getting there pre-COVID? You...

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by FSDan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Boston and Seattle were losing money even before the virus. What is Delta going to do now? You pull back a bit in Seattle, Alaska grows. You pull back in Boston, JetBlue grows. Could you post the P&L data you're looking at for the SEA hub? What sort of margin was DL getting there pre-COVID? You...

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by FSDan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1201
Views: 202184

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

AS & AA partnership coming into play: AA cut Los Angeles to Eugene, Fresno, Louisville, Medford, Redmond/Bend, and San Diego, guess what AS announced a couple weeks ago.....LAX to Eugene, Fresno, Medford, and Redmond/Bend..... Wouldn't that count as coordination? Or is just coincidental in this...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 354
Views: 65594

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

Vasu did not say "slot swap". He said a couple of "slot moves" in JFK and LGA. JetBlue is running 90 flights today at JFK, DL 36 and AA 23. Why would it give up slots at JFK when it's going to actually be able to use over 80% of its slots by the time waiver is over? So you're sa...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 354
Views: 65594

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

They are seriously looking at swapping out slots at LGA, which until now, make them the strong #2 at LGA which peaked at 178 daily departures just before COVID19 (compared to Delta at 250-258). LGA was arguably AA's strongest station among the big 3 NY Area airports. If they swap those out with B6,...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 354
Views: 65594

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

They are seriously looking at swapping out slots at LGA, which until now, make them the strong #2 at LGA which peaked at 178 daily departures just before COVID19 (compared to Delta at 250-258). LGA was arguably AA's strongest station among the big 3 NY Area airports. If they swap those out with B6,...

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by FSDan
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes for 7/21/2020:AUGUST SINKING;EK Drops EWR-DXB; DL Drops MLI-MSP; Big Cuts for DL/NK
Replies: 80
Views: 15519

Re: OAG Changes for 7/21/2020:AUGUST SINKING;EK Drops EWR-DXB; DL Drops MLI-MSP; Big Cuts for DL/NK

Am I missing something here but how is Delta able to manage only 3 daily flights between Atlanta and Phoenix ? That seems very low compared to similar sized cities. Delta has never run a super thick schedule into PHX. It's a long flight (1500+ miles), it's a large AA hub that AA prices competitivel...

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by FSDan
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings
Replies: 39
Views: 11626

Re: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings

> Can see widebody fleet more than 100 in 2023, but down from 200 ish today Wow, sounds like potentially a lot of retirements in the next few years. The question setting this up was, "Do you expect to have more or less than 100 widebodies by 2023?" So it could be in the high 100s, we just...

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by FSDan
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: BRU Getting US Pre-Clearance - Possible New Routes?
Replies: 56
Views: 8484

Re: Rumour: BRU Getting US Pre-Clearance - Possible New Routes

I can see AA returning to PHL when they get the A321XLR. B6 to BOS might be a slight possibility way down the road on the A321XLR. I can also see more European holiday traffic to Florida departing from BRU vs. other nearby Benelux airports once the pandemic is over. If the LH Group ULCC has long-ha...

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by FSDan
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: BRU Getting US Pre-Clearance - Possible New Routes?
Replies: 56
Views: 8484

Re: Rumour: BRU Getting US Pre-Clearance - Possible New Routes

Could we see DL ramp up and AA return? DL in particular doesn't have much incentive to ramp up their BRU ops. They already serve one of the biggest O&D markets for business traffic (JFK-BRU), and their massive connecting hub in ATL. Those two flights can handle the majority of BRU-bound passeng...

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by FSDan
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings
Replies: 39
Views: 11626

Re: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings

> Can see widebody fleet more than 100 in 2023, but down from 200 ish today Wow, sounds like potentially a lot of retirements in the next few years. I'm guessing the 764s are unlikely to come back at this point, and that certain 763s and 772s will likely be leaving early. That's going to entail a l...

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by FSDan
Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1897
Views: 330834

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

so how was the fleet before the pandemic and how its going to be after this retirements ? B752: YE2019: 111 Current: 37 in-service, 74 in temp storage Projection: No official announcement of any pending decisions. Its possible there could be some early retirements or rationalization of subfleets. T...

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by FSDan
Tue Jul 21, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes for 7/21/2020:AUGUST SINKING;EK Drops EWR-DXB; DL Drops MLI-MSP; Big Cuts for DL/NK
Replies: 80
Views: 15519

Re: OAG Changes for 7/21/2020:AUGUST SINKING;EK Drops EWR-DXB; DL Drops MLI-MSP; Big Cuts for DL/NK

enilria wrote:
SK CPH-SCR DEC 0>0.3[0] JAN 0>0.3[0] FEB 0>0.3[0]


How did this one sneak in there? I had to look up SCR and it looks like it's Scandinavia Mountains Airport in Sweden?

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by FSDan
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 323
Views: 40268

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Midwestindy wrote:
We'll see, but cutting ORD/BOS/DCA/e.t.c-JFK long term seems far fetched, especially since they plan to make JFK a compliment to PHL with additional int'l to be announced (& existing partner flying already in place).


Agreed, especially re ORD and DCA.

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by FSDan
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1201
Views: 202184

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Funny how people keep talking about SEA and BOS as some ‘claimed gateways’. At most these were just budding loss-making hubs for DL, and they don’t even fly to many important markets from either place. With DL not even being the largest carrier in either of the markets, bound to shrink 30%, AA/AS/B...

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by FSDan
Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1201
Views: 202184

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Funny how people keep talking about SEA and BOS as some ‘claimed gateways’. At most these were just budding loss-making hubs for DL, and they don’t even fly to many important markets from either place. With DL not even being the largest carrier in either of the markets, bound to shrink 30%, AA/AS/B...

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by FSDan
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1201
Views: 202184

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Funny how people keep talking about SEA and BOS as some ‘claimed gateways’. At most these were just budding loss-making hubs for DL, and they don’t even fly to many important markets from either place. With DL not even being the largest carrier in either of the markets, bound to shrink 30%, AA/AS/B...

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by FSDan
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1201
Views: 202184

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Funny how people keep talking about SEA and BOS as some ‘claimed gateways’. At most these were just budding loss-making hubs for DL, and they don’t even fly to many important markets from either place. With DL not even being the largest carrier in either of the markets, bound to shrink 30%, AA/AS/B...

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by FSDan
Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 323
Views: 40268

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Given onward int'l connections, it's basically impossible to get an accurate picture of financials on these domestic routes, unless you have the yield for the int'l leg. True, but AA has made it pretty clear that they view NYC as a very O&D focused operation going forward. If they're able to su...

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by FSDan
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 323
Views: 40268

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Not transatlantic. He said it was the first time they made money flying internationally, which includes some of those new Caribbean destinations they added. Not 100% sure, but I think someone earlier said JFK's TATL lost money overall? Hard to see how JFK international would make money overall if t...

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by FSDan
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1201
Views: 202184

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

The only other TATL route I see AA potentially resuming out of BOS is CDG. Huge market and with B6 feed they shouldn't have any problems filing a 787 in the summer months. Maybe (after all, they've flown it in the past)... but over the last few years 100% of AA's non-hub transatlantic flying has go...

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by FSDan
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1201
Views: 202184

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I find this to be the biggest question. Where is the bulk of AAs TATL flights going to be located? Obviously the top tier of European destinations (LHR, MAD, etc.) can be flown from multiple AA hubs. But it’s unlikely that secondary Eastern Europe can be supported by much more than one flight. So i...

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by FSDan
Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS responds to B6, announces LAX and FLL expansion
Replies: 157
Views: 26491

Re: AS claps back at B6, announces LAX and FLL expansion

PHX-EUG definitely predates LAX-EUG. LAX-EUG/MFR/RDM on AA are some of the more recent domestic adds (although LAX-TUL/OMA/SDF etc. are even newer). LAX-EUG/MFR/RDM actually predates the PHX service as far as AA is concerned. US dropped the PHX routes at least a few years prior to the merger. PHX-R...

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by FSDan
Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 323
Views: 40268

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Great observation. American’s weaker financial position relative to DL & UA forced their hand as a result of the pandemic. I believe their CRO (Vasu Raja) is on record recently saying that 2019 was the first year AA was profitable on transatlantic out of JFK. Not transatlantic. He said it was t...

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by FSDan
Sat Jul 18, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 323
Views: 40268

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

I don't think JFK-PHL will come back (did it actually ever operate? ...this was one of the routes where AA kept rolling cuts forward month by month last year...), but I'd be surprised if JFK-ORD gets cut long term. If they cut that one, they lose the ability to efficiently connect most of their rel...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS responds to B6, announces LAX and FLL expansion
Replies: 157
Views: 26491

Re: AS claps back at B6, announces LAX and FLL expansion

My point is basically this: Part 1: AA doesn’t want to be flying LAX-EUG/FAT/etc. Those routes are money losers, and cash is obviously very tight right now. The obvious financial answer is to simply drop them. But they can’t drop them and still consider themselves a full service domestic carrier. Y...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS responds to B6, announces LAX and FLL expansion
Replies: 157
Views: 26491

Re: AS claps back at B6, announces LAX and FLL expansion

I don't see your points. AA & AS don't have an anti-trust immunized JV. They will still compete - they can't coordinate capacity, or scheduling, or pricing NOT to compete. People expect way too much from codesharing. If codesharing could achieve even half what some people think there would be n...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1201
Views: 202184

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

With Jet Blue's feed they can try a lot of places in Europe from BOS too. They won’t. PHL and JFK have it covered. I find this to be the biggest question. Where is the bulk of AAs TATL flights going to be located? Obviously the top tier of European destinations (LHR, MAD, etc.) can be flown from mu...

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by FSDan
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 323
Views: 40268

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

What I think a lot of people haven't considered in much of this discussion is that AA has no incentive to drop any route from JFK where they think they can make money. There will be no revenue sharing with B6. Going by pre-COVID statements from Vasu Raja, AA did well on the LAX/SFO transcons, Caribb...

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