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by ElPistolero
Mon Oct 25, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

Umm.. Yes, pilots, infrastructure and aircraft have turned to dust almost immediately. Swissair, Sabena lost a lot of aircraft, pilots and support staff prior to "restarting" under Crossair and eventually under Lufthansa Group - support by the EU. Ansett Australia? A tad disingenuous. Zur...

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by ElPistolero
Sat Oct 23, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

Part of the reason governments continue to control ownership in air travel companies and/or routes is because of how vital it plays to a countries' economy. Australia could never let Qantas go under. Even the US did not let any of the US3 go at risk of defaulting over these last 2 years. And Canada...

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by ElPistolero
Sat Oct 23, 2021 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

There's a reason why literally no country in the world allows foreign carriers to operate domestic flights besides very specific circumstances...and even then only one or two. “Literally” and “besides” don’t work well together. Australia allows NZ carriers and vice versa. And then there’s all of th...

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by ElPistolero
Fri Oct 22, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

There's a reason why literally no country in the world allows foreign carriers to operate domestic flights besides very specific circumstances...and even then only one or two. “Literally” and “besides” don’t work well together. Australia allows NZ carriers and vice versa. And then there’s all of th...

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by ElPistolero
Fri Oct 22, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

Allowing foreign carriers to come in and cherry pick what they believe to be the most lucrative routes would see perhaps Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver served by these carriers, leaving dozens of smaller communities cut off from connectivity to major cities. Would we see foreign carriers ...

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by ElPistolero
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

The blathering on about airport fees in Canada and how they suppress CDN/U.S. LCC/ULCC services really needs to come to an end. A $30 advantage in operating cost is $30 on a $150 ticket or a $300 ticket. All carriers have tickets hit with the same GST/Security Charge/AIF/HST - there is no comparati...

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by ElPistolero
Sun Oct 17, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

It sort of proves a lot, actually. Especially when you mention you know people that enjoy long weekend trips to the West coast. And the ~1400 negative reviews vs the +1 review from Simply Flying helps to give a better understanding of their product. And, yes, there will be those people who get a $4...

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by ElPistolero
Sun Oct 17, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Airline_Review-d13635959-Reviews-Flair-Airlines I appreciate you trying to compare ULCCs, but you simply cannot compare what F9 and NK do what operates in Canada. We do not have the LAX, LAS, MCO or NYC that drives their market type. What we do have in insanely high taxes...

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by ElPistolero
Sun Oct 17, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

Aside from the T7- Jim Prescott shenanigans, F8 isn’t doing anything that US ULCCs F9 and NK aren’t. Those airlines also operate on a mix of high cost to high cost/high cost to low cost/low cost to low cost airports. Still remains to be seen whether WS pricing passes the Competition Bureau sniff tes...

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by ElPistolero
Sat Oct 16, 2021 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

That’s exactly what I mean by yield management. Knowing that Air Canada will get a certain fare on a certain route within a certain time should adjust its own fares accordingly. Always maintaining a better price edge. Also very telling is that there are only three open J seats out of 71 spread over...

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by ElPistolero
Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

Perhaps better yield management is in order for Flair. Out of interest, I checked out the YUL-YVR example from above, for this Monday, October 18. I see Air Canada has four flights including an A330. In total, about 95% full with J sold out on 3 of the 4 flights. The cheapest Y fare offered is $898...

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by ElPistolero
Fri Oct 15, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

I don't give Flair kudos for anything - let alone being a serious shot at being legitimate. What they are doing is putting their customers at risk of standing at an empty YKF counter one day, looking out to a 737-8 with no money left to fill its tanks. What they have done is brought in a bunch of p...

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by ElPistolero
Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

Seems Kitchener-Waterloo Airport is betting on Flair. “ Chris Wood, the airport's general manager, said the ultra-low-cost model has been a "game changer." "People are willing to drive to here from Toronto or London or Owen Sound to get a cheaper flight," said Wood. Wood said abo...

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by ElPistolero
Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines Network Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 11239

Re: Flair Airlines Network Thread

I can't see how they're making money. I'm flying YOW-YVR with them in November for $121 round-trip. That can't be sustainable. I agree completely. As a resident of Ottawa (YOW), I get so annoyed when a start up begins operations from here only to serve the same markets that are already served many ...

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by ElPistolero
Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Tata to (re)acquire most of Air India
Replies: 175
Views: 24498

Re: Air India Bidding

Tata holds 51% of Vistara. Wonder what is the plan for both carriers. Doesn't seem logical holding 51% of a competing airline to Air India. Tata also holds 83% of Air Asia India. That BBC link says SQ was interested in buying AI in the early 2000s, but didn’t because it would require an Indian part...

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by ElPistolero
Tue Sep 28, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 815
Views: 147636

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021

None of the 77Ls are currently flying - it's most likely less efficient to operate the 789 on that type of ULH route with potential payload restrictions. I can’t imagine circumstances where the 789 would be payload restricted flying BOM-YYZ. Remember, AC flew the 789 1600nm further when they flew S...

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by ElPistolero
Sat Aug 28, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines US Expansion
Replies: 96
Views: 18670

Re: Flair Airlines US Expansion

So let me start this because you clearly have never worked in commercial or flight technical operations for an airline in Canada (heads, up, I have - and for the majors). Correct. I pay to fly. Flown both AC and WS. And FR (not Flair) for that matter. Passengers flying on basic economy care about v...

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by ElPistolero
Sat Aug 28, 2021 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines US Expansion
Replies: 96
Views: 18670

Re: Flair Airlines US Expansion

Oh Boy.. First off - https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Airline_Review-d13635959-Reviews-Flair-Airlines Second - Airplanes in the sky are the not the same as people flying in the seat and is not the same as the money they paid to cover the costs of the business. So fly all the planes you want but until the...

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by ElPistolero
Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines US Expansion
Replies: 96
Views: 18670

Re: Flair Airlines US Expansion

And the train wreck continues.... https://canadianaviationnews.wordpress.com/2021/08/25/flair-airlines-president-apologizes-for-delays-confusion-at-halifax-airport/ IRROPs on a Canadian airline? Never seen that before. Good on him for apologizing - certainly a better attitude towards customers than...

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by ElPistolero
Fri Aug 27, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines US Expansion
Replies: 96
Views: 18670

Re: Flair Airlines US Expansion

I question how long this can go on. An airline that has 25% foreign ownership, a foreign CEO coming from 2 vastly different airline markets than Canada (NZ and EU), a group of owners who apparently control 68% of the shares yet suing the BoD and company for their excessive expansion plans and insan...

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by ElPistolero
Sat Aug 21, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines US Expansion
Replies: 96
Views: 18670

Re: Flair Airlines US Expansion

The City of Burbank has its own take on it. See 8(b) from this report dated 16 July 2021 that basically says non-Port of Entry airports like Burbank can accept flights from CBP pre-clearance airports. https://www.burbankca.gov/documents/173237/848904/WMR+071621.pdf/2bc4ebfa-9ee7-cd16-82fa-0bddaff54d...

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by ElPistolero
Tue Aug 10, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208224

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

In a study of more than 50,000 patients in the Mayo Clinic Health System, researchers found the effectiveness of Moderna's vaccine against infection had dropped to 76% in July - when the Delta variant was predominant - from 86% in early 2021. Over the same period, the effectiveness of the Pfizer/Bi...

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by ElPistolero
Tue Aug 10, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208224

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

In a study of more than 50,000 patients in the Mayo Clinic Health System, researchers found the effectiveness of Moderna's vaccine against infection had dropped to 76% in July - when the Delta variant was predominant - from 86% in early 2021. Over the same period, the effectiveness of the Pfizer/Bi...

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by ElPistolero
Sat Aug 07, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208224

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Leaders had better get the 3rd jab into healthcare and anyone else who might spread to the vulnerable. We must also get a 3rd dose into the vulnerable. J&J isn't effective enough to stop the vaccine, so they need 1 or 2 more doses, in particular in my opinion over age 50, but at least we're ram...

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by ElPistolero
Thu Aug 05, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208224

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

The WHO has put out that 3rd doses should be delayed until more of the global population is vaccinated. I agree with this right now, lets get these vaccines out to the world and let the pharmaceutical companies develop boosters to target the variants. Perhaps 3rd doses for higher risk individuals b...

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by ElPistolero
Tue Aug 03, 2021 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208224

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

I am not suggesting CDC do anything against public health. Vaccination combined with non-pharma mitigations would have been better according to science. How is that political? Is Delta really breaking news or every one supposed to pretend surprised along with CDC? If CDC just bases their guidance o...

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by ElPistolero
Tue Aug 03, 2021 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208224

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Like lightsaber said upthread, how many times CDC changed mask guidance? At every CDC somersault, TV pundits come out with an excuse. Myself and waterbomber2 have been saying since the beginning of this pandemic, don't trust CDC, TV pundits and some HCWs, just wear masks. First, CDC is a bunch of h...

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by ElPistolero
Mon Jul 26, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64806

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

No one in the GOP or on the right are dragging anyone to anything, other than Liz Cheney and Kinzinger. Democrats want to investigate the events leading to 1/6 again. If that's the idea they are insisting on, everything related to 1/6 must be investigated, among them of course is the role of CHP on...

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by ElPistolero
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64806

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Many of us in the right have condemned what happened in 1/6. Specifically the breaching and occupying of capitol hill. Anyone protesting outside peacefully can't and shouldn't be painted with the same brush. And any of us of the 70+ million who voted for Trump, can't be painted as supporters of wha...

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by ElPistolero
Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64806

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

You stated that POTUS is who calls the DC guard, which is not accurate. DC mayor has the authority to do so, and request the pentagon to send the guard in. POTUS I believe does have authority around the WH area with federal troops. As for Pelosi, if they truly want to make an investigation, she sho...

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by ElPistolero
Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines US Expansion
Replies: 96
Views: 18670

Re: Flair Airlines US Expansion

Air Canada matched those fares and would have come out the better deal in the end. AC matched those fares? In that case, maybe they just felt apprehensive - or burned - by the whole year-long refund saga. Like I said, there seem to be a few factors at play that give Flair a fighting chance this tim...

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by ElPistolero
Sun Jul 11, 2021 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines US Expansion
Replies: 96
Views: 18670

Re: Flair Airlines US Expansion

Air Canada matched those fares and would have come out the better deal in the end. AC matched those fares? In that case, maybe they just felt apprehensive - or burned - by the whole year-long refund saga. Like I said, there seem to be a few factors at play that give Flair a fighting chance this tim...

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by ElPistolero
Sat Jul 10, 2021 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2021
Replies: 545
Views: 92509

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2021

A common joke among pilots is how Westjet management is full of foreigners with the idea YYC is the center of Canada and going East of YYZ means trouble. Who knows, maybe this guy has heard of Quebec. A common joke among which pilots? AC pilots? WS pilots? Canadian pilots writ large? Besides, why d...

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by ElPistolero
Fri Jul 09, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2021
Replies: 545
Views: 92509

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2021

Wonder who they will hire who will fix the rock bottom moral that is plaquing every employee group. But, I'm sure the pilots will be happy they hired another foreigner who comes in with the mindset that YYC is the only place that matters in Canada (Sarcasm). He'd fit right in with Ed Simms, Mark Po...

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by ElPistolero
Fri Jul 09, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines US Expansion
Replies: 96
Views: 18670

Re: Flair Airlines US Expansion

Although i wish them well; the "dream" of $49.00 fares is already starting to turn in to a nightmare for those wearing rose coloured glasses. Friends of my parents booked those cheap fares to visit family and ended up paying well over $400.00 with the extras for the two of them. As well; ...

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by ElPistolero
Wed Jul 07, 2021 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 102519

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

The US did not so much reject AZ, as come to the conclusion that they would not need it. We do need to approve it as a matter of global politics. I also observe that it is a really good vaccine, not better nor as good though as the three the US has approved. If that was a response to my post, shoul...

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by ElPistolero
Tue Jul 06, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 102519

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Seriously, A-Z trashed its own reputation and that of the rather basic Oxford vaccine it rather pathetically tries to manufacture; it doesn't need any help at doing so from either the EU's EMA or the US FDA. It's true. Other than for reasons of National Pride (and maybe due to a small number of sha...

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by ElPistolero
Tue Jul 06, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 102519

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

And with Delta potentially on the horizon, and if todays Canadian real world studies are accurate, AZ is better against Delta than Pfizer! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E5itbawWEAEkBUK?format=jpg&name=small The data is accurate, but with a caveat. Because of the way supplies rolled in, the most v...

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by ElPistolero
Mon Jul 05, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 102519

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

I thought the EU medical authorities already drove the final nail in the AZ coffin when they stated that mixing another vaccine as the second dose to AZ was proven to be more effective than 2 doses of AZ? The thing is it also looks like AZ + BNT/Moderna may very well be more effective than two dose...

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by ElPistolero
Tue Jun 29, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss unveils Premium Economy
Replies: 37
Views: 7551

Re: Swiss unveils Premium Economy

Interesting that it will have it's own catering seeing as premium economy on LH gets the same service as economy. No, on LH you actually don’t get the same food as in Y. The dishes as example, have a much higher quality than in Y. The bowls, where the food is served in are porcelain, instead of the...

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by ElPistolero
Tue Jun 29, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss unveils Premium Economy
Replies: 37
Views: 7551

Re: Swiss unveils Premium Economy

Fixed shell premium econ ain't as comfortable in my experience. Photos look okay but nothing exciting. I guess they decided they wanted Premium Econ but they didn't want to sacrifice a row of Econ for a sensible divider and extra Premium Econ pitch (40-42). That's a bit odd to me from this airline ...

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by ElPistolero
Mon Jun 28, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss unveils Premium Economy
Replies: 37
Views: 7551

Re: Swiss unveils Premium Economy

Only the 777s? Haven’t been following Swiss fleet development, but they have 19 330s/340s. Are they overhauling those too? Or is this targeting only O&D on established 777 routes? Otherwise, seat looks okay. Good that it has a calf rest; fixed shell / sliding seat will probably cause more than a...

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by ElPistolero
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208224

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

It is difficult to blame rising cases on the delta variant specifically. It’s a nice scare tactic for the government, though. As you point out, a reopening happened. That is the most likely primary cause of new cases. Any variant needs only the slightest evolutionary advantage to quickly become dom...

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by ElPistolero
Thu May 20, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?
Replies: 48
Views: 8438

Re: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?

- Don’t want to get dragged into rabbit holes, but when you take consumer interests out of the pro quid quo calculus, it simply becomes about who stands to make more money - and frequencies are dictated from there. Insofar as EK/EY (and TK and ET and SV and MS etc) are concerned it’s all... well, “...

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by ElPistolero
Thu May 20, 2021 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?
Replies: 48
Views: 8438

Re: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?

- Taking consumer interests out of the quid-pro-quo equation on this issue = mercantilism. Putting consumer interests above all is a neoliberal approach, which as I mentioned previously, is not Canada’s modus operandi. Consumers don’t directly participate in trade agreements between countries, nor ...

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by ElPistolero
Wed May 19, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?
Replies: 48
Views: 8438

Re: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?

The point of the Smith quote is clear: putting consumer interests first results in the most optimal economic outcomes. It doesn’t dwell on government intervention, nor does it call for an unfettered open market (it clearly acknowledges that intervention on behalf of consumers may be necessary). Act...

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by ElPistolero
Wed May 19, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?
Replies: 48
Views: 8438

Re: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?

Two things: 1. That quote is the foundation of economic thought in every G7 country today. And the basis for all the liberalized/free trade agreements being pursued. It’s a bit odd that it’s relevance is being called into question. 2. Protectionism <-> free trade is a spectrum, so this is a bit of ...

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by ElPistolero
Wed May 19, 2021 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?
Replies: 48
Views: 8438

Re: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?

Not sure how relevant this quote is in this day and age, when virtually no country has a completely free market economy. Practically every country has some level of protectionism, the difference lies in the degree and breadth of it. Two things: 1. That quote is the foundation of economic thought in...

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by ElPistolero
Tue May 18, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?
Replies: 48
Views: 8438

Re: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?

[The ACPPA was changed... Barely... The HQ location was amended to Quebec from Montreal and the maintenance base locations from Winnipeg, Mississauga and Montreal changed to Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec respectively .. not aware of any other changes. And I am not saying anything existing should be ...

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by ElPistolero
Tue May 18, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?
Replies: 48
Views: 8438

Re: How is EY flying 6x weekly to YYZ but EK can only fly 5x weekly to YYZ?

Reasons why I'm not a big fan of EY/EK and the UAE in general; 1) EY/EK are cherry pickers. They use their geographical bonus, cheap hydrocarbons (low fuel prices in Dubai), exploitive labour practices (how many of their low level workers will ever get UAE citizenship?), UAE fiscal/tax benefits (lo...

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