Search found 147 matches

by AS739BSI
Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could ABQ Be A Small Hub?
Replies: 42
Views: 4472

Re: Could ABQ Be A Small Hub?

ABQ, home airport forever! Consider that Mesa had ABQ as a hub for years, when it flew B1900Ds all around the Southwest. Pacific Wings subsidiary New Mexico Airlines, now defunct, had ABQ as home base too. I've been seeing an increased presence of Boutique Air at the E Gates. I've seen up to three ...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sun Apr 03, 2016 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Ramifications Of An AS/VX Merger
Replies: 36
Views: 9618

RE: Potential Ramifications Of An AS/VX Merger

I am not sure what <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> is thinking with this. They were not profitable until now and I think it is simply a matter of fuel price. <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> is a much better fit in this case but given the competitiveness of the...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would Perimeter Rule Be Lifted At LGA?
Replies: 81
Views: 8198

RE: Would Perimeter Rule Be Lifted At LGA?

I think what you could negotiate is outside perimeter slots like exchanging <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (Glenn H Curtiss / North Beach / Municipal-La Guardia Field) (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>-<acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PH...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AA Add Service To Montana/ND From DFW?
Replies: 28
Views: 4074

RE: Should AA Add Service To Montana/ND From DFW?

BZN has been trying to get <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> to come from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>. <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> already comes from <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Int...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Tue Apr 14, 2015 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: Debut Of New WN Seats Tomorrow 04/14
Replies: 58
Views: 15331

RE: RUMOR: Debut Of New WN Seats Tomorrow 04/14

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/usair330" class="quote" target="_blank">usair330</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> If it was power...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sun Mar 29, 2015 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Landing Accident At Halifax
Replies: 227
Views: 65069

Air Canada Landing Accident At Halifax

Based on what I am seeing from Google Street View from the looks of where lines are at either end of the main runway, my guess is they might have come in just a little too low? Again, speculation given I do not know Halifax that well and being an outsider but given the report of hitting power lines,...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZ Isn't Happy About Emirates' Milan-JFK Flight
Replies: 31
Views: 15659

RE: AZ Isn't Happy About Emirates' Milan-JFK Flight

It has been great to see fares from <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</acronym> for around $933 come May. The competition is great for TATL fares to <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL And AS; The Soap-opera Continues
Replies: 79
Views: 14230

RE: DL And AS; The Soap-opera Continues

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EMB170" class="quote" target="_blank">EMB170</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> <acronym title="U...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Wed Mar 04, 2015 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA Surpasses IAD In Total Passengers - Dec 2014
Replies: 94
Views: 9695

RE: DCA Surpasses IAD In Total Passengers - Dec 2014

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sulley" class="quote" target="_blank">Sulley</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> <acronym title="W...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PANYNJ Discusses Evaluating Lifting LGA Perimeter Rule
Replies: 142
Views: 15934

PANYNJ Discusses Evaluating Lifting LGA Perimeter Rule

LGA has physical limitations which should address the long-haul concern for international and without having a <acronym title="Coimbra (- Bissaia Barreto / Cernache) (CBP / LPCO), Portugal">CBP</acronym> facility. That being said, I love the idea of the perimeter being lifted but I think a <acronym ...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sun Feb 01, 2015 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Obtains 2 More Gates At DAL
Replies: 213
Views: 22384

RE: Southwest Obtains 2 More Gates At DAL

I think the gate cap is just ridiculous IMHO. <acronym title="Houston - William P. Hobby (HOU / KHOU), USA - Texas">HOU</acronym> was allowed to exist still and <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> is doing mighty fine. That way for those wh...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Mon Jan 05, 2015 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will High-Speed Texas Train Hurt Airlines?
Replies: 203
Views: 24520

RE: Will High-Speed Texas Train Hurt Airlines?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/us330" class="quote" target="_blank">us330</a> (<a href="#155" class="quote">Reply 155</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That is simply on...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sun Jan 04, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will High-Speed Texas Train Hurt Airlines?
Replies: 203
Views: 24520

RE: Will High-Speed Texas Train Hurt Airlines?

Short-haul flights as far as I was concerned are not very profitable. First you have additional wear and tear on the aircraft due to each pressurization and the short flight time versus a long haul. Sure fares are cheap and gas is cheap, but whoever flinches first will trigger the price rise. For ga...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sun Nov 16, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Seeking 30 Gates At SEA
Replies: 134
Views: 26131

RE: Delta Seeking 30 Gates At SEA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hiflyeras" class="quote" target="_blank">hiflyeras</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> As soon as ...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sat Nov 15, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Seeking 30 Gates At SEA
Replies: 134
Views: 26131

RE: Delta Seeking 30 Gates At SEA

SEA has been utilized as a connector but is now seeing to be used for O&D. Airfare competition is great but sustainability of that competition is more important. That being said, we bring up expansion again. I honestly wish they would have followed through in constructing a new terminal north of...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Vision For A New LGA
Replies: 63
Views: 12717

RE: Big Vision For A New LGA

You would be better off getting NextGen running than closing LaGuardia. In terms of capital including political capital, you would be having to do a significant expansion to either <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> and <ac...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Mon Nov 03, 2014 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC @ EGE?
Replies: 14
Views: 2189

RE: AC @ EGE?

My bet would be they would utilize a pre-clearance facility on the other side of the border like for most US bound flights.

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sat Jul 19, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Future Of Air Service To Montana?
Replies: 9
Views: 4131

RE: What Is The Future Of Air Service To Montana?

BZN has been a booming area in the state and with the recent airport expansion is more than equipped to handle the new summer seasonal flights. <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> had much success with Newark that their weekend flying is self-sufficient. It is why <acronym title="Boz...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Mon Jul 07, 2014 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN, UA Losers In DL, AS Seattle Fight
Replies: 102
Views: 16477

RE: WN, UA Losers In DL, AS Seattle Fight

What I still do not understand is why <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> is starting <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Kirtland AFB) (ABQ / KABQ), USA - New Mexico">ABQ<...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Dallas-Houston Rail Link & WN
Replies: 134
Views: 16282

RE: Proposed Dallas-Houston Rail Link & WN

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Boeing717200" class="quote" target="_blank">Boeing717200</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Why d...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Dallas-Houston Rail Link & WN
Replies: 134
Views: 16282

RE: Proposed Dallas-Houston Rail Link & WN

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfklganyc" class="quote" target="_blank">jfklganyc</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It is why the...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Mon Jun 02, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS To Start SEA-BLI/PDX, PDX-DEN/SJD/PVR.
Replies: 48
Views: 8281

RE: AS To Start SEA-BLI/PDX, PDX-DEN/SJD/PVR.

I do not understand why they would add a 734 <acronym title="Bellingham - International (BLI / KBLI), USA - Washington">BLI</acronym> when there were only two flights daily to begin with on <acronym title="Horizon Air (USA)">QX</acronym>. Adding the 738 to <acronym title="Portland - International (P...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu May 29, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL & AS: The Battle Of The Press Releases
Replies: 103
Views: 13528

RE: DL & AS: The Battle Of The Press Releases

From bozemanairport.com Delta launching new Seattle service for winter season. Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (<acronym title="Bozeman - Gallatin Field (BZN / KBZN), USA - Montana">BZN</acronym>) today announces that Delta Airlines will offer new, non-stop seasonal winter flights to Sea-T...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Fri May 16, 2014 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could 3+ Airlines Merge?
Replies: 36
Views: 8842

RE: Could 3+ Airlines Merge?

Merger talk of wildest proportion Step 1) Make sure you have a designated driver Step 2) Go to the nearest bar Step 3) Play a drinking game until you don't remember why you went to the bar. Step 4) Have your designated driver drop you off at your house and pass out The public would not be able to st...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds More SEA: PHX, JAC, TUS, PSP
Replies: 196
Views: 25578

RE: Delta Adds More SEA: PHX, JAC, TUS, PSP

Many of us <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> fans are looking out for the best interest and <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> squeezing <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> out means some of us who utilize ...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sat Dec 21, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Adds SLC-LAS/SFO/BOI
Replies: 233
Views: 16429

RE: AS Adds SLC-LAS/SFO/BOI

These additions I see are quite strategic considering <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> and <acronym title="Boise - Air Terminal / Gowen Field (Municipal) (BOI / KBOI), USA - Idaho">BOI</acronym> are monopoly routes for <acronym title="Delta ...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Strikes Back At Delta
Replies: 298
Views: 42112

RE: Alaska Strikes Back At Delta

All I can think of is that it is on. To hit <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> from the hubs is sending a clear message. I do think though it is time to look at the previous plans to expand <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KS...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Mon Nov 18, 2013 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: AA Entering LAX-PDX/SEA
Replies: 108
Views: 18127

RE: Unconfirmed: AA Entering LAX-PDX/SEA

It has become the new <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> it seems with a hard two way war between <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> and <acronym ...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For VX?
Replies: 46
Views: 8926

RE: What's Next For VX?

IAH always seemed to be a missing dot on the map due to in my opinion <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> being a work in progress and <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)">VX</acronym> could suck up quite a bit of the leisure traffic and hurt <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</ac...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA-KE Stops Interlining For Most Flights
Replies: 24
Views: 8047

RE: AA-KE Stops Interlining For Most Flights

This throws some interesting things because many thought that <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> was the 800 lb gorilla rather than <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym>. That relationship might have been broken by <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym> instead now which then m...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds SEA-SFO; Ups SEA-LAX/LAS
Replies: 133
Views: 21161

RE: Delta Adds SEA-SFO; Ups SEA-LAX/LAS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MSPNWA" class="quote" target="_blank">MSPNWA</a> (<a href="#63" class="quote">Reply 63</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> This has occurred...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expanding In Montana
Replies: 42
Views: 10190

RE: Delta Expanding In Montana

With Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin merging, I think <acronym title="Bozeman - Gallatin Field (BZN / KBZN), USA - Montana">BZN</acronym> will become a bigger ski destination. There are currently more flights in winter and spring then in the last 3 years of being in the area. Bozeman continues to...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In CLE - Part 3
Replies: 249
Views: 29843

RE: What's Going On In CLE - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MasseyBrown" class="quote" target="_blank">MasseyBrown</a> (<a href="#211" class="quote">Reply 211</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> As lo...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL And KE End Codeshare On Some Flights?
Replies: 88
Views: 15023

RE: DL And KE End Codeshare On Some Flights?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/alfa164" class="quote" target="_blank">alfa164</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> What will be mo...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Aug 22, 2013 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Plans SEA-ICN & HKG
Replies: 171
Views: 20823

RE: Delta Plans SEA-ICN & HKG

I think I am more worried about terminal space given how crammed the S concourse is. I am almost thinking it is time for a dedicated North Terminal for international flights and then connect to C,D and N. That would probably require another limbo of <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acron...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Anti Trust Suit: AMR/LCC - Part II
Replies: 270
Views: 20376

RE: U.S. Anti Trust Suit: AMR/LCC - Part II

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/QUIET737" class="quote" target="_blank">QUIET737</a> (<a href="#190" class="quote">Reply 190</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It shows ho...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Without US...What Would They Look Like?
Replies: 143
Views: 22624

RE: New AA Without US...What Would They Look Like?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MasseyBrown" class="quote" target="_blank">MasseyBrown</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Wouldn'...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Anti Trust Suit: AMR/LCC - Part II
Replies: 270
Views: 20376

RE: U.S. Anti Trust Suit: AMR/LCC - Part II

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airplanedaj" class="quote" target="_blank">airplanedaj</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Based o...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Post Q2 Profit
Replies: 26
Views: 9798

RE: Virgin America Post Q2 Profit

SLC would probably be the best for a ski destination given the <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> war going on. However, <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL<...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Post Q2 Profit
Replies: 26
Views: 9798

RE: Virgin America Post Q2 Profit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Surfandsnow" class="quote" target="_blank">Surfandsnow</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Definitel...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sabre Outage
Replies: 17
Views: 4242

Sabre Outage

https://twitter.com/SabreNews According to various Twitter feeds including my local station is saying Sabre is currently experiencing a worldwide outage affecting numerous carriers.

Not sure how long this will go on but that is quite a bit of an outage.

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sat Aug 03, 2013 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Illinois Gov. Authorizes Third Chicago Airport
Replies: 112
Views: 15503

RE: Illinois Gov. Authorizes Third Chicago Airport

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YXwatcherMKE" class="quote" target="_blank">YXwatcherMKE</a> (<a href="#109" class="quote">Reply 109</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It ...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Illinois Gov. Authorizes Third Chicago Airport
Replies: 112
Views: 15503

RE: Illinois Gov. Authorizes Third Chicago Airport

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MKENut" class="quote" target="_blank">MKENut</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I could not have ...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA Intl Terminal Expansion
Replies: 32
Views: 7671

RE: SEA Intl Terminal Expansion

My belief was that this would be a new passenger terminal based on the ramps and configuration.

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA Intl Terminal Expansion
Replies: 32
Views: 7671

RE: SEA Intl Terminal Expansion

No doubt there is a need for more gate space at <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>. Had to wait on a <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> flight that was actually on-time for another <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL<...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New MCI Terminal Plan Moves Forward.
Replies: 66
Views: 9828

RE: New MCI Terminal Plan Moves Forward.

This is not going to attract new service. It will most likely decrease the existing service from increasing cost per enplaned passenger. Basically, pulling a <acronym title="Sacramento - International (Metropolitan) (SMF / KSMF), USA - California">SMF</acronym> with a brand new shiny terminal and ca...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sun Apr 07, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Pulls ATL-ONT
Replies: 19
Views: 7357

RE: DL Pulls ATL-ONT

I think part of the pull-down also has to do with the cost per enplaned passenger being quite high. Add in an economically depressed area, it is a double whammy. Right now, there is a local advocacy group trying to take the airport away from LAWA, but that is another topic for another thread.

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Sun Apr 07, 2013 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA Re-Align
Replies: 46
Views: 12690

RE: SEA Re-Align

I hope people do realize that connecting from N to S is not a cake walk. You have to take not one, not two, but three trains. One to get into the main terminal, second to get from the north side to the south side, then connect to the South Satellite. Realistically, I am beginning to wonder if we are...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Booted Off A UA Flight For Taking A Photo
Replies: 269
Views: 36818

RE: Booted Off A UA Flight For Taking A Photo

As soon as you mention the word terrorist and the Captain will probably trust his flight crew more than a frequent flier, he kind of dug his own grave as soon as he mentioned that. A flight attendant on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> responded to his posting and mentioned how pr...

Jump to post
by AS739BSI
Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America To Launch LAX-SJC
Replies: 70
Views: 10326

RE: Virgin America To Launch LAX-SJC

VX needs to get into <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> is vulnerable there and I think that market is ripe for the picking given <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSF...

Jump to post