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by chepos
Thu Dec 08, 2022 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 334
Views: 77403

Re: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

anymaninfc wrote:
Anybody know if the final AA B787-8 delivery for 2022 is going to be N884AA? Thanks!


That would be my guess since it has been flying in and out of CHS frequently, what is the reg of the 4 other remaining ones?

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by chepos
Fri Dec 02, 2022 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 334
Views: 77403

Re: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

787 8BD is scheduled to be delivered today, flying from PAE to VCV for final mods.

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by chepos
Fri Dec 02, 2022 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New Long Haul Route for Barcelona
Replies: 124
Views: 30949

Re: Rumor: New Long Haul Route for Barcelona

rjbesikof wrote:
I think it will be DFW-BCN on AA


I would assume AA would bring back CLT-BCN before starting a DFW flight.

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by chepos
Thu Dec 01, 2022 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2447
Views: 505683

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2022

I am thinking SEA-SIN (SQ is drawing down SEA to 3x weekly), LAX-AKL (AA pulled out of LAX-AKL), SLC-ICN (a Delta-KE JV route), JFK-BOM (UA is not flying EWR-BOM right now). UA is not flying EWR-BOM for a specific reason, Russian airspace is closed to US carriers. Aircraft performance struggled ope...

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by chepos
Thu Dec 01, 2022 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New Long Haul Route for Barcelona
Replies: 124
Views: 30949

Re: Rumor: New Long Haul Route for Barcelona

The way some people are answering, I could have sworn the title of the thread reads "your ideas of wackiest long haul route out of BCN". LOL It wouldn't be Latin America. Every major city in the region has or had in the past air service to BCN. Currently: Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Bogota, ...

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by chepos
Wed Nov 30, 2022 11:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: PHX RDU Nonstop
Replies: 29
Views: 3989

Re: PHX RDU Nonstop

Too far for an E75. Too thin for a 319? When it is flown, it is normally a 321. The choice not to fly it right now has more to do with it taking a lot of aircraft and crew time at a time where the aircraft are needed elsewhere. AA1517, PHX-RDU is currently operating, departed PHX today at 1054 am, ...

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by chepos
Tue Nov 29, 2022 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld seeks to bring China Southern into ranks
Replies: 35
Views: 7109

Re: Oneworld seeks to bring China Southern into ranks

That may make sense. AA for the most part has been a colossal failure in Asia. I don't think they have ever made money on Shanghai or Beijing. Hong Kong never made money, and Tokyo barely hangs on. Their brief experiment to TPE was also a major failure. Do don't see AA ever returning to China or Ho...

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by chepos
Thu Aug 25, 2022 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

AA needs to upload the 2023 season international schedule already with some new destinations because they have fallen way behind United and Delta. People have already been buying tickets for next year. Most people in this economy are not buying their tickets for summer 2023 European holiday in Augu...

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by chepos
Wed Aug 24, 2022 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW & AA surpassing DL’s ATL hub
Replies: 105
Views: 16323

Re: DFW & AA surpassing DL’s ATL hub

I know it was asked, but can someone kindly add AA PHX and DCA to the hub count, would be interested to see how those two stack up.

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by chepos
Wed Aug 24, 2022 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Servivensa - why?
Replies: 26
Views: 6388

Re: Servivensa - why?

As a sidenote, now that I see Santiago de Compostela on the Viasa route map, didn’t Avensa also attempt SCQ with their DC-10’s towards the end? Hey Chepo! I don't know about Avensa and SCQ but I remember seeing Viasa at SJU! Too bad Avensa didnt try SJU too ah? To my knowledge no Avensa in SJU ever...

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by chepos
Mon Aug 22, 2022 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Servivensa - why?
Replies: 26
Views: 6388

Re: Servivensa - why?

As a sidenote, now that I see Santiago de Compostela on the Viasa route map, didn’t Avensa also attempt SCQ with their DC-10’s towards the end?

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by chepos
Mon Aug 22, 2022 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

AA is resuming MIA-MGA. Haven't seen it mentioned. Starting November 30. Operating daily on 738 aircraft. https://simpleflying.com/american-airlines-restore-route-miami-managua/ Wow, how long has that route been suspended for? I didn't realize AA stopped flying it entirely! You almost have to wonde...

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by chepos
Mon Aug 22, 2022 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 40-60 Air Wisconsin CRJ-200s to Fly for American
Replies: 122
Views: 20499

Re: 40-60 Air Wisconsin CRJ-200s to Fly for American

PHLspecial wrote:
I'm assuming this going to mostly station at ORD and some PHL and CLT?
I assume the CR2 are going to be flying forever at this rate.


Flying will be out of ORD.

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by chepos
Mon Aug 22, 2022 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1955
Views: 409156

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

CIDFlyer wrote:
Yuck CR2s. Assuming they will be ORD based?


Per the filing ZW will operate out of the ORD hub:

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by chepos
Sat Aug 20, 2022 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

AA is resuming MIA-MGA. Haven't seen it mentioned. Starting November 30. Operating daily on 738 aircraft. https://simpleflying.com/american-airlines-restore-route-miami-managua/ I wonder if the Nicaraguan government got more flexible in its stance regarding the requirements they were imposing on fo...

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by chepos
Sat Aug 20, 2022 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jamaican Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 68
Views: 13886

Re: Jamaican Aviation Thread - 2022

Brickell305 wrote:
Did AA cancel PHL-KIN? If so, did it ever actually fly or was it axed before the first flight?


Yes, PHL KIN operated, last winter. It is not currently operating or scheduled to operate in the near term.

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by chepos
Thu Aug 18, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1955
Views: 409156

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

CIDFlyer wrote:
Interesting no E45s proposed in DFW. How do markets like CMI, SPI, GRI look? Just curious.


Right now, GRI is showing as E175 service andthe other two as CR7.

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by chepos
Thu Aug 18, 2022 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

Add PHL-NAP to my wishlist. Didn't UA do well on EWR-NAP pre-covid? No reason AA couldn't also try it. Would make way more sense than BLQ IMHO. EWR-NAP launched in 2018 and did well. It came back in 2019 and then returned in 2022. The route does well as it is a gateway to the Amalfi Coast, Positano...

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by chepos
Thu Aug 18, 2022 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

I do see them venturing into secondary markets in Spain, however. IIRC AA management has consistently said that they do very well in Spain. I wouldn't be surprised to see AA eventually launch PHL-AGP/PMI, although they might wait until they have the A321XLR on property to do so. I could also see CL...

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by chepos
Tue Aug 16, 2022 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

For summer 2023 I could see PRG and EDI return out of PHL. Both are leisure and Vasu had said he wanted to fly PRG this year had the additional 787’s arrived in time.

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by chepos
Mon Aug 15, 2022 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

I could be wrong, but I don't believe the 2nd CLT-LHR frequency has ever been suspended entirely during the winter, outside of maybe a few weeks in January and around the holidays. As of right now, it is scheduled to operate throughout the fall and winter (sans for November 23/24), although that co...

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by chepos
Mon Aug 15, 2022 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

It looks like the 2nd PHL-LHR is suspended in November. I seem to recall both CLT and PHL have their second LHR daily temporarily suspended during most of the winter in previous years. But my memory is not as good as before. And ORD normally down to 3 daily in winter as well, while MIA returns to d...

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by chepos
Mon Aug 15, 2022 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 638
Views: 99193

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022

Back fhen the GRU routes had to be awarded, AA did not get the PHL route. Subsequently, the Brazilian economy crashed, so PHL even if awarded it would have been short lived. JFK soldiers on because there is healthy demand from NYC to Brazil, PHL does not have that demand. I feel like PHL never has ...

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by chepos
Mon Aug 15, 2022 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 638
Views: 99193

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022

I was super bored found an article about US airways starting direct flights from Philadelphia to Sao Paulo Brazil. This was suppose to start in October 2014. Whatever happen to that flight? https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2013/03/05/us-airways-announces-flight-as.html?page=all Back fh...

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by chepos
Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 638
Views: 99193

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022

I was super bored found an article about US airways starting direct flights from Philadelphia to Sao Paulo Brazil. This was suppose to start in October 2014. Whatever happen to that flight? https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2013/03/05/us-airways-announces-flight-as.html?page=all Back fh...

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by chepos
Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More fisticuffs for NK at DFW
Replies: 60
Views: 10983

Re: More fisticuffs for NK at DFW

910A wrote:
So does NK farm out their customer service team to the lowest bidder? The way I read the story the worker wasn't a Spirit employee.


I believe most (if not all) of Spirit’s above the wing ground handling (I am assuming-below the wing as well) is outsourced.

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by chepos
Wed Aug 10, 2022 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arajet News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 173
Views: 32676

Re: Arajet News and Discussion Thread

lesfalls wrote:
Anyone know which route will be the first and when it will start?


BAQ is supposed to be the first route.

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by chepos
Wed Aug 10, 2022 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

UpNAWAy wrote:
Interesting side note: With today's acceptance of the 787-8 there are exactly 359 Airbus & 359 Boeing aircraft on property.



459 Airbus and 459 Boeing

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by chepos
Wed Aug 10, 2022 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

AA has slashed 28,000 flights or 17% of its November schedule, a significant number. This really highlights AA's serious financial condition. I see this as a sign of trying to preserve cash and avoid a bankruptcy this fall and winter. https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2022/08/09/american-...

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by chepos
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA LHR-PHX
Replies: 31
Views: 8378

Re: BA LHR-PHX

I wouldn't use the population of the city of Phoenix as a proxy for anything airline-related. The metro area itself is a better metric. Phoenix's is 16th in population. Then there are the already mentioned drivers of premium traffic. Phoenix is actually up to 10th. It has a surprisingly small numbe...

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by chepos
Mon Aug 08, 2022 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arajet News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 173
Views: 32676

Re: Arajet News and Discussion Thread

I am not from the Caribbean and am unfamiliar with the region, but is there a specific reason that Arajet chose SDQ over PUJ? As someone who is from the US West Coast, Punta Cana is a well-known and high-profile destination because of tourism. However, Santo Domingo seems relatively unknown and is ...

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by chepos
Mon Aug 08, 2022 3:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA LHR-PHX
Replies: 31
Views: 8378

Re: BA LHR-PHX

I hope you are right! Why would you think otherwise? I was just thinking that with two airlines, even as OW partners, in the route, it might be a bit of overkill.....that and the aviation geek in me would hate to see BA be the one that left the route because....(in the case that I was right in my p...

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by chepos
Mon Aug 08, 2022 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arajet News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 173
Views: 32676

Re: New Dominican start-up Arajet

Some of these seem like a pipe dream, who all is going to fill a 737 sized aircraft between MTY and SDQ? GUA? Their best bet is start with cities with actual demand, NYC, SJU, MIA, MCO, CCS, BOG, etc and go from there. Best of luck them.

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by chepos
Mon Aug 08, 2022 12:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA LHR-PHX
Replies: 31
Views: 8378

Re: BA LHR-PHX

AntonioMartin wrote:
I just wonder how more long will we still have BA here............


Why would BA leave PHX?, LHR supports both AA/BA out of PHX and they corrsinate in the route. I don’t see BA going anywhere.

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by chepos
Sat Aug 06, 2022 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2591
Views: 671505

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

A flight being bookable just means it is for sale, it does not guarantee a flight is coming back. Most (all) schedules for next summer are placeholders.

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by chepos
Fri Aug 05, 2022 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

CanadianRedneck wrote:
PHX - LHR and AA does not fly DFW-MUC, it was started as a summer flight in 2019 and we all know what happened in 2020 (it has not returned since).


Didn't DFW-MUC shift to CLT?[/quote]

Nope, PHL- MUC was shifted to CLT. DFW was started as an additional service as a summer seasonal in 2019.

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by chepos
Fri Aug 05, 2022 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

Only on this forum you’d read that the hub (PHL) that serves the most European routes is irrelevant and not important compared to other hubs. PHL is far from irrelevant in the AA network and remains the carrier's NE hub, but it will see temporary cuts of close to 2,000 flights in September and Octo...

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by chepos
Fri Aug 05, 2022 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV cuts and reduces several international routes
Replies: 37
Views: 9697

Re: AV cuts and reduces several international routes

usdcaguy wrote:
SJO/GUA-MIA cut but no cut to MGA-MIA. Interesting.


With the restrictions the Nicaraguan govt is putting on US carriers AV is the only nonstop link to MIA out of Managua. The cuts between Colombia and South Florida are more surprising.

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by chepos
Fri Aug 05, 2022 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2617
Views: 569091

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

FLYFIRSTCLASS wrote:
ContinentalEWR wrote:
JohanTally wrote:



The 77Ws are supposed to lose First Class as they go through heavy maintenance. IIRC the configuration will be 36J 24W and 305Y


Since when?

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by chepos
Thu Aug 04, 2022 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 638
Views: 99193

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022

American Airlines is cutting more than 1,800 flights at Philadelphia International Airport this fall, as staff shortages persist amid the busy travel season. https://www.inquirer.com/news/phl-airport-american-airlines-flights-canceled-20220804.html Hopefully just a staffing issue that will resolve ...

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by chepos
Sun Jul 31, 2022 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 546
Views: 95659

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Why did US Airways not fly PHX-LHR? AA launched the route, but US Airways never launched european service from PHX. LHR was a small operation for US, pre merger it was 2 flights a day. 1 PHL and 1 CLT. Add to that a small widebody fleet which was tightly scheduled in the summer around PHL and CLT. ...

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by chepos
Sun Jul 31, 2022 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 546
Views: 95659

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Why did US Airways not fly PHX-LHR? AA launched the route, but US Airways never launched european service from PHX. LHR was a small operation for US, pre merger it was 2 flights a day. 1 PHL and 1 CLT. Add to that a small widebody fleet which was tightly scheduled in the summer around PHL and CLT. ...

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by chepos
Wed Apr 21, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2691
Views: 391099

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

I’m quite surprised to see passenger numbers still doing quite well, albeit with a more muted growth (as we expected after Spring Break season). May be a bad question, but who IS doing the bulk of the flying right now? Spring Breaks are vastly over, business travel still remains negligible. Is it j...

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by chepos
Tue Apr 20, 2021 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2691
Views: 391099

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Well.... Looks like you can kiss International travel goodbye, through at least the End of the Year: Kiss goodbye to foreign travel: State Department plans 'Do Not Travel' advisories for 80% of countries due to COVID The U.S. Department of State announced it will be issuing 'Level 4: Do Not Travel'...

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by chepos
Tue Apr 20, 2021 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 527902

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

June/July schedule out 1) As mentioned in the AA article, JFK/LAX-MIA operate solely on 772/77W. 2) ORD-ATH resumes on a 788 and JFK-ATH commences on a 772. 3) LAX-DFW has 3 widebody flights (the 8 AM from SYD on a 789, a 10:30 AM flight on a 772, and a 12:43 flight on a 77W). In addition, MCO will...

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by chepos
Mon Apr 19, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 527902

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

June/July schedule out 1) As mentioned in the AA article, JFK/LAX-MIA operate solely on 772/77W. 2) ORD-ATH resumes on a 788 and JFK-ATH commences on a 772. 3) LAX-DFW has 3 widebody flights (the 8 AM from SYD on a 789, a 10:30 AM flight on a 772, and a 12:43 flight on a 77W). What about PHL - ATH?...

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by chepos
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Adds Denver
Replies: 84
Views: 15726

Re: Air France Adds Denver

With the current administration in the US being extremely cautious when it comes to Covid, I just don’t see the US lifting the European travel ban anytime soon. American media is constantly going on about continental Europe currently being a Covid dumpster fire, they would have a field day if the ba...

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by chepos
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA adding seasonal IAD-ATH, EWR-DBV and ORD-KEF
Replies: 132
Views: 24934

Re: United intl route announcement Monday 4/19

ddaly241 wrote:
I would like to see UA add EWR-KUL and it would possibly be on the 777-300ER to compete with the SQ 21/22 flights since they’re bringing those flights back to EWR.


Not happening, especially in the current “new normal”.

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by chepos
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2897
Views: 340741

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

[focus. Right, it's a very real possibility that B6 will have monopoly on JFK-KIN after this blows over. How long can BW sustain flying empty planes between JFK and KIN/POS/GEO? I don't get the sense they were doing that well financially before this started. ? BW was actually doing quite well befor...

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by chepos
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 344846

American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

AA is scheduling more changes to some long-haul routes per aa.com's booking. This includes the first scheduled 772 service for CLT. (!) CLT-MUC resumption July 7 confirmed 772 launch replacing A332 (!) CLT-LHR resumption July 7 going 772 replacing A333 DFW-LIM pushed back to Oct 25 - still 788 repl...

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