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by admanager
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 188
Views: 275744

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

Headline says it all. Spirit Areosystems expects sharply lower deliveries of 737 Max planes in the coming years. Spirit shared a forecast with lenders that showed deliveries this year of the Boeing 737 of around 70 compared with a previous forecast of a little more than 200, while next year’s delive...

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Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 55055

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

Thanks for the ongoing update. Giving the thread a bump and to comment June 25 was 23% of 2019. Highest % yet during the crisis.

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Sun Jun 07, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer's has projects for a new turboprop plane [June/2020]
Replies: 127
Views: 18406

Re: Embraer's has projects for a new turboprop plane [June/2020]

Actually the Electra II (the modified ones) had a pretty impressive and long career. They were flying well into the late 70's with Eastern and with passenger carriers in Brazil. It remained in service into the 2000's as freighters. I don't recall many accidents. It's safety record (the II) was much...

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by admanager
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 15159

Re: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread

Nothing says Caravelle more than Sterling Airways. The color scheme had to have been specifically designed for the Caravelle. Such fond memories!

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by admanager
Sun May 31, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/31/2020: JUNE GLOOM; WN Makes Move for ATL;AA Exits OAK-PHX,PHL-YOW;DL Exits YOW-DTW/LGA;FI Exits PHL/PDX
Replies: 86
Views: 13961

Re: OAG Changes 5/31/2020: JUNE GLOOM; WN Makes Move for ATL;AA Exits OAK-PHX,PHL-YOW;DL Exits YOW-DTW/LGA;FI Exits PHL/

AS ABQ-SAT JUN 0.2>0.4[0] AS CMH-MSP JUN 0.2>0.4[0] AS IND-STL JUN 0.2>0.4[0] Alaska extending some tags now from 6/8 thru 613. Appears each week they extend the tags for another week. The SEA-ICT-OKC cancelled for awhile thru 5/26 but has now restarted. Interesting to see the CHS tag now going to ...

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by admanager
Sun May 31, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New York Air vs Eastern Air Lines 1981
Replies: 74
Views: 10567

Re: New York Air vs Eastern Air Lines 1981

Thanks.[/quote] There have been many "shuttles" between BOS-NY-DC since the 1950s. What we think of as the "Shuttle" is the hourly, no reservation service between Boston Logan- NY LaGuardia and National Airport. That was invented by EA. It was as close to the 42nd street Shuttle ...

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by admanager
Sat May 23, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Grants tentative Approval to 15 US Airlines to Drop service to 75 airports
Replies: 88
Views: 13310

Re: DOT Grants tentative Approval to 15 US Airlines to Drop service to 75 airports

AS gets to drop 5 cities. In addition to CHS they can drop Columbus, El Paso, San Antonio and New Orleans.
When will these take effect?Comment period is thru end of this month.

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by admanager
Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/19/2020:F9 Cuts AUG/SEP;DL Exits JAXRDU;UA Follows AA by Decimating Int'l for May and Summer, Drops SCKLAX
Replies: 78
Views: 13830

Re: OAG Changes 4/19/2020:F9 Cuts AUG/SEP;DL Exits JAXRDU;UA Follows AA by Decimating Int'l for May and Summer, Drops SC

Sctvman wrote:
ATL-CHS getting cut to 2 flights a day on DL. That’s a legacy route.

That caught my attention too. I've probably taken that route 250 times over 5 decades - from flight aware, it appears there were 12 commercial flights departing today from CHS.
Sad.

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by admanager
Mon Apr 13, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 2 Final Flight
Replies: 26
Views: 6889

Re: JFK Terminal 2 Final Flight

What? T2's finished? That was fast.
It wasn't pretty, it had birds flying around inside, but where else could you get into a cab in 2 minutes from any gate? The Sky Club was average and it was functional. But versus up to 15 minutes in T4; I'll miss T2

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by admanager
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 250114

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

Wow, I've had over 40 years of flying on Delta MD T-tails into and out of Atlanta and in the blink of an eye it's over. Hundreds of flights. Still have the 717 for that last bit of nostalgia. (I still think of the mid-field terminal at ATL as the new one. But it's 40 years old this year.)

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by admanager
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/22/2020
Replies: 87
Views: 14861

Re: OAG Changes 3/22/2020

Thanks Enilria - I'm pleasantly surprised it was posted as soon as it was given the number of changes. What's as intriguing as what was posted, is what wasn't. A couple examples. PAE had no cuts. SEA - CHS on AS wasn't cut, Thursday I was on that flight and there were 20 passengers. CHS shows 4 cuts...

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by admanager
Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/15/2020: ARMAGEDDON + AS Exits BWI-LAX,RNO-SJC;UA Suspends SMX
Replies: 142
Views: 24326

Re: OAG Changes 3/15/2020: ARMAGEDDON + AS Exits BWI-LAX,RNO-SJC;UA Suspends SMX

[list=][/list] I am guessing US airlines will be grounded by end of the week probably for 3-4 weeks. Industry in the dumpster for the next 3-5 years before we get back to 2019 levels. 2020 sucks. CDC today said 8 WEEKS. In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Dis...

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by admanager
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should airlines hand out hand wipes before inflight snacks and meals?
Replies: 30
Views: 2570

Re: Should airlines hand out hand wipes before inflight snacks and meals?

Where will the Purell wipes come from? I got this email yesterday from the second largest grocery wholesaler in the US..."At this time, we do not anticipate receiving any hand sanitizer from any supplier before mid April. Purell is limiting distribution in order to satisfy the medical community...

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by admanager
Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MSYSFO
Replies: 104
Views: 18395

Re: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MS

FAQ This is highly interesting. I proposed recently that PAE may see a prop carrier soak up slots at AS' behest. **M5 BFI-PAE MAY 0>2[0] JUN 0>2[0] JUL 0>2[0] AUG 0>2[0] SEP 0>2[0] OCT 0>0.7[0] **M5 ESD-PAE MAY 0>1.0[0] JUN 0>1.0[0] JUL 0>1.0[0] AUG 0>1.0[0] SEP 0>1.0[0] OCT 0>0.4[0] **M5 FRD-PAE M...

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by admanager
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of former Flybe planes after collapse
Replies: 45
Views: 11079

Re: Status of former Flybe planes after collapse

Air Canada Jazz should take some to replace their horrible 100-300’s I like flying on the Dash-8 100/200/300 and 400. Nothing wrong with those aircraft types. Though I must admit I am an aviation enthusiast. As I expect most people using this website are. My only complaint is the curvature of the f...

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by admanager
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways to start CHS
Replies: 23
Views: 3225

Re: Silver Airways to start CHS

A lot of people have suggested KRDU needs airline service to places like CHS, MYR, AVL, etc. Silver would be PERFECT for this endeavor...I wonder if they'll ever make it one state north. Agreed. And going one step further, my belief is FLO is on life support with AA (only my opinion from anecdotal ...

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by admanager
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Alaska struggling at SFO?
Replies: 92
Views: 13241

Re: Is Alaska struggling at SFO?

AS service on board is far superior than any carrier bar none .. Flying on them evokes memories of the 60's when flying was special and passengers were treated as such. Starting with the pre-departure drinks in F on AS...oh wait they don't do that. OK lets look at Y; Premium snacks in Premium Y on ...

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by admanager
Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Harbour Air Otters Damaged In Attempted Theft
Replies: 26
Views: 5937

Re: Two Harbour Air Otters Damaged In Attempted Theft

The Seair Otter looks suspiciously like a Beaver. So it was one Otter and one Beaver.
Sorry to be the one..."is it a write-off?" I'll let myself out.

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by admanager
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHOTOS: Canada's airports in the early Jet Age
Replies: 23
Views: 3905

Re: PHOTOS: Canada's airports in the early Jet Age

Well done. Amazing there are probably 100 cars parked at YUL in one of the photos. I hesitate to make a correction, but as Edmonton Municipal didn't close until 2013; when YEG opened it more accurately supplemented the downtown airport; didn't really replace it. Thanks for your work. Please let us k...

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by admanager
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 91
Views: 23697

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

What's this, a new airline by Ryanair?? https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49361772567_f860bd2039_z.jpg Boeing 737 MAX 8 200, Buzz, SP-RZC by Huy Do , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49361102508_24f5aec79a_z.jpg Boeing 737 MAX 8 200, Buzz, SP-RZC by Huy Do , on Flickr It looks even b...

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by admanager
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 126
Views: 28852

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

[quote=Yeah they are investments. They’re just hoping to get bought out and cash in.[/quote]

- Show some positive cash flow (or at least a potential)
- own a few assets
- have a desirable brand
- represent a threat to a bigger airline

Think about the Virgin America experience.
End of story.

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by admanager
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways have an eye on RwandAir
Replies: 11
Views: 5273

Re: Qatar Airways have an eye on RwandAir

Clever investment, especially if the GCC blockade continues re overfly rights. Could have RwandAir fly from their three hubs in KGL (Rwanda), EBB (Uganda) and COO (Benin) straight over Saudi Arabia in to DOH for QR to put their pax on to. Yes, Qatar Airways has been forced to fly longer routes to a...

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by admanager
Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could YWG-LGA be possible with DL/WS JV?
Replies: 19
Views: 2747

Re: Could YWG-LGA be possible with DL/WS JV?

LOL...At the risk of being run out of town, dare I say DTW as a non-stop? But it doesn't add a whole lot over the existing non-stops to MSP.
SLC and ATL non-stops make a lot of sense at once a day to open connections to the west and south.
LGA is just too valuable as has been said above.

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by admanager
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CES 2020 Keynote Address
Replies: 25
Views: 4658

Re: Delta CES 2020 Keynote Address

Example... bag tracking. Delta was spring of 2016. United was winter of 2017. https://news.delta.com/delta-introduces-innovative-baggage-tracking-process-0 https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-airlines-mileageplus/1866738-track-my-bag-ua-s-bag-tracking-app.html Alaska app bag tracking...still wai...

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by admanager
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA
Replies: 25
Views: 5839

Re: Delta launches operations center expansion in SEA

EA CO AS wrote:
WPvsMW wrote:
The only reason I pay for Clear is to deal with TSA lines at SEA.


Same here. CLEAR is practically a requirement for anyone going to/from SEA regularly.


Same here, It's an absolute necessity. Seatac makes JFK T2 look good.

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by admanager
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: why 2L boarding door on DL 75's?
Replies: 44
Views: 7569

Re: why 2L boarding door on DL 75's?

On DL planes, there is one 757 configuration that has Y class when you turn left, so holding the Y passengers would be awkward there. I've found that with this config. there are always several people who have to 'swim back upstream" since they automatically turned right when boarding, not real...

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by admanager
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 27352

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019

I agree with you about the food. Alaska used to have decent food purchases options like hot sandwiches( burgers). Now all the have are cold, tasteless ones. :yuck: AS needs to step up it's game to at least offer pre-departure drink service in F and to actually honor it's commitment to F passengers ...

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by admanager
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DC-9 Family What-Ifs
Replies: 19
Views: 3405

Re: DC-9 Family What-Ifs

Hi all, I've spent a considerable amount of time on Delta's remaining DC-9 family aircraft as of late, and I've been giving them some thought. First, I wanted to confirm with you all that my understanding of the progression is correct. - DC-9-40 and -50 have more powerful engines but same empennage...

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by admanager
Sun Dec 29, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 27352

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Just for fun, here are my wishes for AS moving forward (as a long-time Gold and MVP) 1- Improve the food especially in Y. More choices and better. That breakfast sandwich is mostly just bread. This seems to be an ongoing issue for AS to get really decent food 2 - Get those first class cabins upgrad...

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by admanager
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20404

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

Friday was the wettest day Seattle has seen this decade, according to the National Weather Service. https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/weather/river-of-rain-breaks-daily-precipitation-records-and-more-is-on-the-way/ Re wages, bear in mind the SEATAC minimum wage. "On January 1, 2018, the...

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by admanager
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA to allow non-travelers airside again
Replies: 51
Views: 8610

Re: SEA to allow non-travelers airside again

So many people upset about 100 extra passengers and seeing them as security threats. How many gate passes do the airlines hand out daily? I used the test program once - it was too inconvenient to do it a second time. I got this email from the Port of Seattle yesterday. I might just give it a second ...

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by admanager
Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS' Swoop Announces Summer 2020 Expansion
Replies: 8
Views: 2012

Re: WS' Swoop Announces Summer 2020 Expansion

Will we ever see SEA in the WestJet route map?

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by admanager
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Agrees to Compensation for Max Grounding
Replies: 3
Views: 1692

Re: Southwest Agrees to Compensation for Max Grounding

I'd say this bodes well for RTS to be sooner than later. I think Southwest has enough confidence in the RTS time frame to sign off on deal. :) It appears the FAA doesn't share your confidence. "FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said Wednesday he would not clear the plane to fly before 2020 and d...

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by admanager
Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sheikh Ahmed: Emirates still denied access to 'many cities'
Replies: 107
Views: 18728

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

MIflyer12 wrote:
International free trade - in services as well as goods - is negotiated, not a right. It sounds like he has a problem with failures by his government to attain the free access he wants. :)

Thank you for a succinct answer.

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by admanager
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC
Replies: 114
Views: 15838

Re: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC

UA PAE-SFO APR 4>3[4]
Paine continues to see its service being re-balanced after now 9 months of service. Last was AS dropping one LAX to add GEG. .
What will UA do with this slot? Add another Denver or get creative with something like ORD or IAH.

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by admanager
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no 2L boarding door option on aircraft with tail mounted engines?
Replies: 39
Views: 6347

Re: Why no 2L boarding door option on aircraft with tail mounted engines?

The 727 and MD-80 had integrated stairs in the tail cone, isn’t that enough? My last tail stairs loading/deplane was to a China Northern MD-90 -- that probably made its way into the Delta fleet. The last tail stair boarding I can remember was a Martin 404 at MIA going to Key West. My wife of about ...

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by admanager
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 247980

Re: DL's new A359s from LATAM

https://onemileatatime.com/us-impose-tariffs-airbus/
Will the used LATAM 350's be subject to tariffs? If the cost of purchasing an Airbus aircraft goes up 10% I believe all bets are off.
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5. What happens as a result of the new US tariff of 10% on Airbus aircraft assembled in Europe?
https://onemileatatime.com/us-impose-tariffs-airbus/
Will the used LATAM 350's be subject to tariffs? If the cost of purchasing an Airbus aircraft goes up 10% I believe all bets are off.

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by admanager
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 124485

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

Early in this topic it was suggested that the GOL stock price could take a significant jump today on this news as there could be several suitors interested in talking an equity interest in GOL. In fact, on the NY exchange GOL was down $1.06 today. GOL opened Monday at $15.73 and closed at $15.38. A ...

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by admanager
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/15/2019:F9 Adds MCI/GRB-MCO,CUN-IND;AA/AS/B6/DL/UA/WN
Replies: 24
Views: 8050

Re: OAG Changes 9/15/2019:F9 Adds MCI/GRB-MCO,CUN-IND;AA/AS/B6/DL/UA/WN

AS CHS-SEA APR 0.7>1.0[0.7] MAY 0.7>0.9[0.7] Alaska launched this route 4 years ago with 4 flights a week. Today its 5 days a week and soon increasing to daily. As a regular user I'm glad to see the increase. Anecdotally, I would say it's very heavy with west coast point of sale (and of course Boein...

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by admanager
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:29 am
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: 17595

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

In some respects, I could see PNS-EWR being moved to IAD....it didn't perform great from EWR anyway and on-time performance was abysmal. However, PNS-IAD is problematic because AA's PNS-DCA 2x daily will likely take all the O&D market. In fact, UA originally flew PNS-IAD (back in the 2010 timef...

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by admanager
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Endeavor building a maintenance base in RDU
Replies: 16
Views: 2603

Re: Endeavor building a maintenance base in RDU

but some additional feeder and conx flights have to be in the future It is more likely that 9E will just take over more of the flights out of RDU so as to help bolster the number of aircraft rotating through the base. I think for DL the connection expansion focus has to be mostly on AUS/BOS right n...

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by admanager
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Endeavor building a maintenance base in RDU
Replies: 16
Views: 2603

Endeavor building a maintenance base in RDU

Had not seen this posted yet. https://finance.yahoo.com/m/9ceb3566-a4e6-3854-86c6-868d077c32b6/airline-to-build-maintenance.html Endeavor will be hiring maintenance technicians and opening a pilot and flight attendant base. I hope this means more growth at RDU by Delta, and making a big jump to a co...

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by admanager
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/25/2019: WN Moves Cuts to NOV;AA STS-DFW/LAX;DL Reduces PUJ
Replies: 51
Views: 10927

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

Thanks Enilria.
Very substantial increases from Delta this week. There are about 42 routes showing increases (when looking at the first month of changes) while 9 show decreases (PUJ makes up 4 of them with decreases from ATL, BOS, DTW, JFK).

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by admanager
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New ORD service for EAR
Replies: 11
Views: 2965

Re: New ORD service for EAR

Q wrote:
CRJ can carry 1,500 corns cobs to ORD daily in CRJ cargo hold. LOL

Q

But is it containerized or bulk loaded?

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by admanager
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 821
Views: 152800

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

I created an infographic summary of the new slots, Delta’s aircraft by route, and basic overview of the airport. https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/cp0/e15/q65/67786297_371310927080739_6058093637781159936_o.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_oc=AQmspn3dXHkNi_ne5dvB843lIheUYAKVTHNsJxKwNzVQOWrwPHC...

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by admanager
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB
Replies: 76
Views: 13372

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB

Runway28L wrote:
EA CO AS wrote:
One interesting note that isn't reflected in the fall schedule is that on 11/5, DCA becomes an all-A321neo station for AS.

SEA-PIT is also transitioning to the A321neo.

According to Captain Obvious, one AS east coast route that will not go to the A321neo is the "Boeing shuttle" to CHS.

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by admanager
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off
Replies: 31
Views: 7439

Re: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off

Apparently 'Die Hard 2" was recently on TV and he was trying the Bruce Willis move on the wing.

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by admanager
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019
Replies: 58
Views: 9964

Re: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019

Last Thursday, it was announced 737 program chief Eric Lindblad is retiring after about a year in the post, Look for more of this. Boeing share price peaked March 1 at $440. It closed Friday at $365, so off about 20% from it's peak. During the same period, the DOW is up about 5% (and remember BA mak...

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by admanager
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maui OGG closed due ongoing brush fires
Replies: 11
Views: 2626

Re: Maui OGG closed due ongoing brush fires

7pm Maui time. from Mauinews.com
The state Department of Transportation, which reported at 4 p.m. that flights were being diverted from Kahului Airport, which was on generator power, said the airport was open again at 6:15 p.m.

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by admanager
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger is ordered to pay 172G for causing early landing while drunk
Replies: 37
Views: 11855

Re: Passenger is ordered to pay 172G for causing early landing while drunk

His life isn't ruined, he has a short stint in jail and a $172,000 fine. The average American household carries $137,063 in debt, according to the Federal Reserve's latest numbers. He will not be returning to the US in any event. My question is how did he get to the airport duty free shop while in c...

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