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by Rdh3e
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD
Replies: 114
Views: 14292

Re: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD

MAX Cuts rolled forward WN AUS-EWR DEC 1.7>1.1[1.6] WN BNA-EWR DEC 3>1.3[0] WN BWI-EWR DEC 1.8>0.9[0] WN EWR-MDW DEC 5>2[5] WN EWR-PHX DEC 0.9>0.5[1.0] WN EWR-STL DEC 1.8>0.9[1.9] This has to be a misfile right?[ It appears they loaded the flights but have zero's out inventory on them. They are not...

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by Rdh3e
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD
Replies: 114
Views: 14292

Re: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD

that's called cuts during holiday season. Everyone does it. DL is the only competition on this route and they aren't doing any holiday cuts. Still 10x daily in December. Just take a look At January, it's back to 5x. I don't know what the big deal is. DL runs 12 or 13x during other month. Everyone c...

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by Rdh3e
Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 246
Views: 36676

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

Starting January 6, United is swapping a frequency between San Francisco and Denver. Both hubs will instead have 3 flights per day instead of the current schedule of 4 to San Francisco and 2 to Denver. Good! The fewer RJs that fly between major cities the better. I'm sure the E175 was a great plane...

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by Rdh3e
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW/ORD
Replies: 125
Views: 16520

Re: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW

*AA AUS-JFK NOV 1.9>1.0[1.9] DEC 2>1.1[2] *AA BOS-JFK NOV 3>1.7[3] DEC 6>2[3] *AA BWI-JFK NOV 2>1.0[0.9] DEC 5>1.0[1.0] *AA CLE-JFK NOV 1.2>0.7[3] DEC 2>0.5[3] AA CLT-JFK NOV 7>6[6] DEC 6>5[5] *AA CMH-JFK NOV 1.2>0.9[0.9] DEC 2>1.0[1.0] AA CUN-JFK DEC 2>1.2[2] *AA DCA-JFK NOV 3>1.9[4] DEC 4>3[4] *A...

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by Rdh3e
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW/ORD
Replies: 125
Views: 16520

Re: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW

A bit out of the way for those headed to Sheridan. Isn't there a Gillette-Denver nonstop? Yes, GCC has nonstops, but there will also be a DEN-SHR nonstop. **UA DEN-RIW JAN 0>1.0[0] FEB 0>1.6[0] MAR 0>1.8[0] APR 0>1.9[0] MAY 0>1.8[0] JUN 0>1.9[0] **UA DEN-SHR JAN 0>0.6[0] FEB 0>0.8[0] MAR 0>0.9[0] A...

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by Rdh3e
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW/ORD
Replies: 125
Views: 16520

Re: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW

I agree 100% with you. AA plan is short sighted. So many people complaining about JFK cuts and no one addressing the fact that they are in a permanent and unaddressable #3 spot due to slots and airspace. How do you propose they get to profitability? It seems you all want a return to status quo wher...

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by Rdh3e
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United p.s. Question
Replies: 74
Views: 9530

Re: United p.s. Question

questions wrote:

Yes, you are correct. It was my understanding that the Hi-J subfleet was no longer dedicated to premium transcontinental routes. If so, I stand corrected.

It is still a dedicated fleet, it's just not a large fleet so it's a smaller percent if the total departures.

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by Rdh3e
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier F9 Announces 15 destinations from EWR
Replies: 95
Views: 12473

Re: Frontier F9 Announces 15 destinations from EWR

maps4ltd wrote:
drdisque wrote:
F9 will have to use some creative scheduling for CUN and PUJ to find times when there are FIS gates available.


F9 is all about creative timing. These are the people that have 2 am LAX-DEN flights.

Nothing creative about it, they just don't care about the times.

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by Rdh3e
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 SNA Slot Allocation released
Replies: 52
Views: 6138

Re: 2020 SNA Slot Allocation released

MIflyer12 wrote:
Does SNA allow carriers to re-sell slots?

Hard no on that one.

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by Rdh3e
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/25/2019: WN Moves Cuts to NOV;AA STS-DFW/LAX;DL Reduces PUJ
Replies: 45
Views: 7365

Re: OAG Changes 8/25/2019: WN Moves Cuts to NOV;AA STS-DFW/LAX;DL Reduces PUJ

All the WN changes yet they were too lazy to remove the EWR flying in December.

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by Rdh3e
Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN cutting 20 non-stop routes Jan 6
Replies: 27
Views: 6097

Re: WN cutting 20 non-stop routes Jan 6

Los Angeles-Cancun, Mexico - was 1X weekly so this is meaningless Los Angeles-Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - currently flying 3X weekly (down from 1X daily) Los Angeles-Omaha, Nebraska - hasn't flown since May Los Angeles-Pittsburgh - hasn't flown since May Boston-Atlanta - Suspended Aug-Dec (presumably ...

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by Rdh3e
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD Airport finally bounces back
Replies: 114
Views: 16032

Re: IAD Airport finally bounces back

That said, the C/D concourses are a royal dump, even with all of the refurbishments that have been made. The facility is embarrassing and I can’t quite understand why MWAA/UA are dragging their feet. I have seen the preliminary renderings for the permanent C/D Concourse and UA FIS area, and they lo...

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by Rdh3e
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/18/2019:AS Adds GEG-PAE;DL Adds LGW/MAN;HA Adds LAS-OGG;SY Cuts STL-MSP;UA Cuts EWR-PSP;WN
Replies: 76
Views: 10898

Re: OAG Changes 8/18/2019:AS Adds GEG-PAE;DL Adds LGW/MAN;HA Adds LAS-OGG;SY Cuts STL-MSP;UA Cuts EWR-PSP;WN

**UA EWR-PSP JAN 1.0>0.2[1.0] FEB 1.0>0[1.0] MAR 1.0>0[1.0] APR 1.0>0[0.7] MAY 1.0>0[0] What is up with this? I fly this route as a non-rev on a regular basis , and have been patiently waiting for UA to add the non-stop PSP-EWR flights back online for the winter schedule. There were always open sea...

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by Rdh3e
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/18/2019:AS Adds GEG-PAE;DL Adds LGW/MAN;HA Adds LAS-OGG;SY Cuts STL-MSP;UA Cuts EWR-PSP;WN
Replies: 76
Views: 10898

Re: OAG Changes 8/18/2019:AS Adds GEG-PAE;DL Adds LGW/MAN;HA Adds LAS-OGG;SY Cuts STL-MSP;UA Cuts EWR-PSP;WN

hiflyeras wrote:
UA dropping a PAE-SFO yet not adding anything in its place...are they giving up one of their slots?

UA.com shows a third Denver flight that was not picked up here apparently.

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by Rdh3e
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal
Replies: 104
Views: 13271

Re: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal

[*] It would undoubtably be better not to have gone down the P3 route but the criticism that the main hall didn't need to refurbishment is bunk. The Stephenson and Dempsey book has the capacity planning for the main terminal in their documents, and the airport is well above twice the point at which...

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by Rdh3e
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/11/2019:AA Out PHXEGE;AM MAXs Gone;CA Cuts HNLPEK;F9 Drops RDU-CLE/MSY/PBI/RSW/TPA;SA Cuts DSSIAD;WO SAN
Replies: 49
Views: 10230

Re: OAG Changes 8/11/2019:AA Out PHXEGE;AM MAXs Gone;CA Cuts HNLPEK;F9 Drops RDU-CLE/MSY/PBI/RSW/TPA;SA Cuts DSSIAD;WO S

UA ABQ-ORD Oct 3>2[3] UA ABQ-SFO Oct 3>2[3] Both of these deletions were going to be new additions with UA mainline aircraft, The SFO would have been the first mainline flight on the ABQ-SFO route. Almost everytime UA adds more flights from ABQ (and who knows how many other places), they pull them ...

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by Rdh3e
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 142
Views: 19011

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

Today DEN posted the traffic stats for the first half of 2019, here is a quick breakdown of the YTD stats: Overall Passenger Count: 32.7 mil (up 2 mil form last year) 6.1% increase Operations: 4.5% increase, with 30 new routes added (14 new cities) International traffic: 5.5% increase Change per ai...

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by Rdh3e
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's (WN) Impact on Intra-Hawaii Fares
Replies: 46
Views: 5828

Re: Southwest's (WN) Impact on Intra-Hawaii Fares

Those of you toeing the Gary Kelly line, the April loads are available from the government and each month will bring new data. Eventually the fare data will be available and the truth will be known.

April -
HNL-OAK 91%
OGG-OAK 84%
HNL-OGG 44%

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by Rdh3e
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's (WN) Impact on Intra-Hawaii Fares
Replies: 46
Views: 5828

Re: Southwest's (WN) Impact on Intra-Hawaii Fares

Any of these cheap fares you see are a result of a lack of success by WN, not a successful venture. Those fares with no ancillary are not sustainable and will force WN to eventually drop interisland flying. Not something to celebrate.

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by Rdh3e
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal
Replies: 104
Views: 13271

Re: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal

Concrete delays are a nationwide issue at this point from my understanding., or at least it is a Mountain West regional issue. There is a lack of truck drivers available for both the concrete pouring and the removal of old materials (think dump trucks). Which means that if airliners knows this then...

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by Rdh3e
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal
Replies: 104
Views: 13271

Re: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal

There are three main reasons that the Great Hall project was necessary, they are: 1. Most of the mechanical systems are more than twenty five years old at this point and need to be repaired or replaced, the airport looked at an option; that included upgrading every system in its current location an...

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by Rdh3e
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 272
Views: 35218

Re: WN to close EWR

Where has it been proven that the 19 73Gs UA is taking are coming from WN? The news was that WN returned the aircraft to GECAS because they either didn't want or couldn't get a deal. Then UA signed them up from GECAS either buying them off them or leasing from them. Anyone with sense knows these ar...

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by Rdh3e
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 272
Views: 35218

Re: WN to close EWR

There’s a quid pro quo we’re not seeing here, first the news about the 19 WN 73Gs going to UA comes out and a week later this news. Where has it been proven that the 19 73Gs UA is taking are coming from WN? The news was that WN returned the aircraft to GECAS because they either didn't want or could...

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by Rdh3e
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL posts solid Q2 results despite 737 Max grounding
Replies: 66
Views: 7056

Re: AAL posts solid Q2 results despite 737 Max grounding

CASM-ex up nearly 5%, wow. Even with MAX issues that is astounding.

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by Rdh3e
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737
Replies: 89
Views: 17987

Re: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737

Also, when these many aircraft arrive, how to the manufacturers churn out so many uniquely designed seats so quickly? UA has known for a long time these aircraft were coming, the news that these are "MAX backfill" is false and was stated to be false on UA's earnings call. Therefore it sta...

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by Rdh3e
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of the Essential Air Service
Replies: 53
Views: 5594

Re: The future of the Essential Air Service

It’s part of the Infrastructure of the company. Some of these towns like liberal Kansas are huge meat production towns which benefits the food supply of the entire country. So you're saying we should just subsidize the service as a form of corporate welfare? They could easily relocate closer to a l...

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by Rdh3e
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of the Essential Air Service
Replies: 53
Views: 5594

Re: The future of the Essential Air Service

There is no such discussion about the equivalent system in the EU/EFTA. Maybe, just because the framing is different: instead of "Essential Air Service" it is called "Public Service Obligation", ("PSO"). Now think of it: who would dare to question a service if it has b...

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by Rdh3e
Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?
Replies: 62
Views: 7997

Re: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?

Their DEN hub is about 66% local (on passenger segments), that is above average for the system which is about 63% now. The quote about "80%" is probably referring to individual customers which makes sense but also skews the number higher compared to what is actually on the plane. Just to s...

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by Rdh3e
Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of the Essential Air Service
Replies: 53
Views: 5594

Re: The future of the Essential Air Service

Does anybody have the monthly numbers and stats for PRC since SkyWest took over service to DEN/LAX from ZK? I’m interested in seeing how a community of their size rebounds from having marginal service at best to their reliable service now. At PRC Q1 of 2018 ZK flew 1,200 passengers at a load factor...

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by Rdh3e
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA’s cash position
Replies: 29
Views: 6499

Re: UA’s cash position

Current interest rates airlines are paying are record lows. United's ROIC is probably in the 10-15% range (I think they stopped publishing the number but you could calculate it). Therefore, if you can borrow money at 3% and invest it in your business at 10% why wouldn't you keep doing that (within r...

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by Rdh3e
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15472

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

I guess you are just trolling. These letters and numbers are sources. Local Fares for DL YE 1Q19 DB1B Local Traffic % DB1B/T100 YE1Q19 Whereas what you provided was just your opinion based upon nothing referenced elsewhere. I guess there is not much more to talk about. Those numbers are you intenti...

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by Rdh3e
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15472

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

You couple those two together than it is impossible ATL could have a higher margin. Feel free to post anything from a credible source showing anything different. You constantly berate people on here for not accounting for "prorating the flow fare" and now you fail to do so yourself. Once ...

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by Rdh3e
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15472

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

I have a hard time believing ATL is higher margin than MSP which has much higher average paid fares. MSP has *marginally* higher average paid fares, but it's average length of haul is longer, so when you adjust for that it is a minimal variance. However, ATL has considerably lower average costs due...

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by Rdh3e
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15472

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

enilria wrote:
[
DTW/MSP are way above system average. Wall Street says 20+ margins full year. ATL is probably 15 or so

ATL is the highest margin DL hub. Any modeling of the public data that suggests counter to that is simply erroneous.

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by Rdh3e
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines posts better-than-expected June quarter results
Replies: 40
Views: 7184

Re: Delta Air Lines posts better-than-expected June quarter results

panamair wrote:

That additional context makes it sound like they'll be at 200 in roughly July of 2021 from my reading.

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by Rdh3e
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines posts better-than-expected June quarter results
Replies: 40
Views: 7184

Re: Delta Air Lines posts better-than-expected June quarter results

During the Q and A they mentioned that BOS will be expanded to about 200 daily flights. Didn't realize they were going beyond 170 or so. Can terminal A handle that many flights in a single days worth of ops or will they have to start using hard stands and busses? Mike Linenberg Yes. Hey. Good morni...

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by Rdh3e
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)
Replies: 30
Views: 5435

Re: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)

No. While the actual "CPE" statistic might fit that description, the ULCCs didn't just up and decide to add tons of service for no reason.... a (if not "the") contributory factor was a years-long advertised and concerted effort by the aviation board to lower costs airport-wide (...

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by Rdh3e
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)
Replies: 30
Views: 5435

Re: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)

Why MSY has experienced an explosion in ULCC service (its CPE has gone down significantly compared to previous years) Interesting. Maybe at least a contributor to the growth rate there recently? :scratchchin: In both of these cases the lower/decreasing CPE is not the driver of the growth, but rathe...

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by Rdh3e
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9233

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

One B6 and 2x DL on JFK-IAH aren't going to represent too much capacity on NYC-Houston. Looking at an October Monday there's 10x UA and 1X NK. It may be more competition than UA wants on a hub-to-hub pair but that can mean more selling opportunities xxx-EWR-IAH and xxx-IAH-EWR. Overally, it is quit...

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by Rdh3e
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:59 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: 15133

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

Incorrect. DL JFK-BOM was the world's first non-stop from New York area. LOL. NO. And BOM was definitely not the first destination served nonstop from the NEW YORK AREA either. Nice try. 2006: Delta Makes History with First-Ever Nonstop Service between New York-JFK and Mumbai, India https://news.de...

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by Rdh3e
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:57 am
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: 15133

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

UA will fly it if they can make money or come up with some other justification, DL will fly it if for the same reasons. Both flying it means neither will do as well. It’s just economics. The fares are very low to India. That’s a fact. They were low even before the ME3 came along. It is what it is. ...

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by Rdh3e
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:10 am
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: 15133

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

[ More anti-UA rhetoric? Where is this collection of anti-UA rhetoric? This fanboyism makes me want to just delete airliners.net from my browser. So UA stopped flying the route, DL is adding the route, but it’s unreasonable of me to say that May replace UA in the NY-India market? Just wow... If the...

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by Rdh3e
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 30163

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... rom-united
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sxf24 wrote:

AS doesn’t own the gates and can’t sell them.

Your hubris is incredible.

They can demand a hefty price to sub-let them. This is exactly what UA did with WN....

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... rom-united

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by Rdh3e
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL CEO Says SLC-ICN "On Our Drawing Board"
Replies: 69
Views: 7774

Re: DL CEO Says SLC-ICN "On Our Drawing Board"

"It's on the drawing board..."


"......in dry-erase marker"

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by Rdh3e
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces college football P2P routes
Replies: 39
Views: 5862

Re: UA announces college football P2P routes

Notre Dame is one of those schools that travels really well no matter the opponent. How much of that is SBN originating versus having fans from an entire Christian denomination behind you? You're being facetious, right? Notre Dame is a small school. You can probably look at any of the 15 most popul...

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by Rdh3e
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA reinstating BOM and DEL service by September 6th, 2019
Replies: 205
Views: 38456

Re: UA suspends BOM service effective immediately

Great Circle route over Dubai and Oman hence to Mumbai is barely any longer. Any reason for not so rerouting? Going south around Pakistan is ~1,000 miles further than the great circle distance of EWR-DEL. It's about 500mi further for EWR-BOM to go around Iran, but that route is longer in the first ...

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by Rdh3e
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Increasing Mainline Service From ORD
Replies: 28
Views: 5163

Re: AA Increasing Mainline Service From ORD

AA is averaging 4 more mainline departures per day than last year. Given they have expanded regional faster the mainline, the mainline mix is actually getting lower as a percentage.

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by Rdh3e
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How did Airlines Fill up Large Widebodies in the Old days?
Replies: 119
Views: 23251

Re: How did Airlines Fill up Large Widebodies in the Old days?

In 1990 the average load factor on a Domestic US flight was 59%. In 2018 it was 84%. The question is a false premise because they never did "fill up the widebodies in the old days".

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by Rdh3e
Wed May 22, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL AND UA load factor question
Replies: 6
Views: 1313

Re: DL AND UA load factor question

This might be a stupid question but after looking at popular flights in the US the majority of the time out of the majors united is the cheapest option, (obviously spirit is cheapest). So being that united is pricing it’s economy flights the lowest I would expect them to have the highest load facto...

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by Rdh3e
Sun May 19, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/19/2019:AA Shrinks MEX;CZ JFK-WUH;F9 Suspends MCO-PSM
Replies: 47
Views: 8019

Re: OAG Changes 5/19/2019:AA Shrinks MEX;CZ JFK-WUH;F9 Suspends MCO-PSM

enilria wrote:

EI BOS-SNN JAN 0.2>0.9[0.2] FEB 0>0.9[0]
That's odd. Out in Feb? 1 month?
*EI JFK-SNN JAN 0.9>0.2[0.8] FEB 0.9>0[0.9]

Looks like they swapped the two as noted by someone here. Service does not operate Jan 6th-Feb 28th.

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