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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going to happen after the 787/a350 orderbooks are completed?
Replies: 32
Views: 5288

Re: What's going to happen after the 787/a350 orderbooks are completed?

WeatherPilot wrote:
Look how long boeing has been selling the 737 line.
Too Long.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 261
Views: 17966

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Spicejet plane overshoots the runway in Mumbai due to heavy rains today in the early hours I reckon...wasnt it just like a day ago or two when Spicejet aircraft overshot runway at Surat if I aint mistaken..? https://wap.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/spicejet-flight-overshoots-runway-at-...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2019 Loads
Replies: 24
Views: 2475

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2019 Loads

There is not going to be 4 flights between DFW and Tokyo. LAX only has 3. Best you can hope for is an upgadge to the 77W by JAL, but that seems unlikely too. I really doubt there is the demand for those 8 F seats the JAL 77W provides. What will be interesting is how the timings of the two NRT fligh...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2019 Loads
Replies: 24
Views: 2475

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2019 Loads

Would it be possible for JAL to add a second flight on the 788 like they did with ORD if AA starts up DFW-HND? There is not going to be 4 flights between DFW and Tokyo. LAX only has 3. Best you can hope for is an upgadge to the 77W by JAL, but that seems unlikely too. I really doubt there is the de...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
Replies: 169
Views: 37705

Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

What is the Daxing final form and when are those pieces coming? I saw something a while back that looked like it would eventually have two midfield terminals and a south end terminal. Then I saw something for only one midfield terminal. What is the capacity of this single terminal?

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 261
Views: 17966

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Indigo is now operating DEL-IST, however this flight has a stop in both directions, how many would fly on this aircraft and then connect at IST to an European or US city when there are myriad 1 stop and many nonstop options (especially to Europe) from DEL. Also Turkey cannot expect anything from In...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 261
Views: 17966

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Right now there are no negotiations taking place Nope, India continues to engage with Pakistan through diplomatic channels and I am fairly certain opening of the airspace is one of the issues being discussed. The main sticking point right is related to the Indian Government not agreeing that they w...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45832

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Fair Point. So I added back the JFK - BOM flight by Delta and the ANA flight from Japan - MAA (which is also intended to funnel passengers to the US) You are missing JL NRT-BLR starting next summer. There has been a lot of capacity loss due to the Iran/Pakistan airspace issues too. It might be temp...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 29970

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

With all the growth to the north, i'd think McKinney would be a olace I'd want to set up shop, not expand DAL when more WA restrictions sunset. NIMBYs will keep McKinney from having commercial service which i can understand their plight. DFW has more than enough capacity with its airports. As soon ...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 486
Views: 60943

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Supposedly HEL was being thrown around for this summer but MUC and DUB won out. I wouldn’t be shocked to see AA run DFW-HEL next summer for a limited run to see how things play out. I hope so, AA's connectivity into Eastern Europe is pretty bad right now. It would also open up some interesting Medi...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 486
Views: 60943

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Supposedly HEL was being thrown around for this summer but MUC and DUB won out. I wouldn’t be shocked to see AA run DFW-HEL next summer for a limited run to see how things play out. I hope so, AA's connectivity into Eastern Europe is pretty bad right now. It would also open up some interesting Medi...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR
Replies: 409
Views: 45318

Re: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR

Guess which large 757, 767 operator, NMA promotor and recent A321 operator will jump on the XLR train next. http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=HNL,+HAM,+Lin,+RIO,+SCL,+Bud,+CMN,+EZE,+OSL,+OPO&R=3500nm%40ATL,4700nm%40ATL%0d%0a&MS=wls2&MC=OPO&MR=1800&MX=720x360&PM=* 3500NM & 4700N...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair proposes Kathmandu-Helsinki flights
Replies: 41
Views: 7832

Re: Finnair proposes Kathmandu-Helsinki flights

Heck of a detour with the Pak airspace closure issue.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A350-1000 with No First Class
Replies: 94
Views: 31110

Re: British Airways A350-1000 with No First Class

UAEflyer wrote:
So BA will fly A350 to DXB ,, where else?
YYZ, TLV, BLR

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A350-1000 with No First Class
Replies: 94
Views: 31110

Re: British Airways A350-1000 with No First Class

Lots of complaints above about how BA Business Class is of poor standard and those with opposing views who think it's the best ever. Only way to really make an informed opinion is from having traveled recently on a variety of different carriers in both long and medium haul and being able to discern...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45832

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

7. Yes. MAA should see Skyteam. But bilateral rights are precious and will thus go to high J cities SV flies to MAA and is in Skyteam last I checked. I don't think SV would count for this analysis as not many from EU or USA may opt for them over KL/VS/DL/AF. so you ask about Skyteam but say an actu...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45832

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

lightsaber wrote:
7. Yes. MAA should see Skyteam. But bilateral rights are precious and will thus go to high J cities
SV flies to MAA and is in Skyteam last I checked.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 486
Views: 60943

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

On another another note, Gates B4-B11 are going mainline June 6th. Walked through those gates today and looked like most of the hardware was ready to go. What aircraft will be operating out of there? MD80s, 738s, A320s? I really like that Admirals Club in B, I guess it is going to become crowded now.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45832

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

1. Why is a hypothetical UA SFO-BOM flight better than a SFO -BLR flight? SFO-BLR is just too far with the Himalaya diversion needed and none of UA planes could make that flight. If/when(???) UA does BLR it will be from Newark. So it only leaves SFO-BOM as possible. 2. If, hypothetically, Delta had...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45832

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

As for British Airways, looks like they are increasing capacity to BLR (larger aircraft) and adding 4X weekly flights to BOM. A weak response by OneWorld in my opinion. Heck, where is the AA flight from Chicago to Bombay? As for STAR, their response is pathetic. Nothing new (the SFO to DEL UA fligh...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri May 31, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 92
Views: 18600

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

tphuang wrote:
OAK-BFI - 3 on most days.
That is an interesting add right there. Could they turn BFI into a base and add LAS or PDX, I hope so.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Sat May 25, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DFW-HKG and adding more flights?
Replies: 35
Views: 5159

Re: DFW-HKG and adding more flights?

It would be nice if CX flew to DFW but it seems unlikely.

Delta28L wrote:
If I remember correctly AA and CX are in a JV and AA does the HKG flight so CX doesn’t have to do it.
mmm, your memory might be confusing CX with another carrier. AA has no JV with CX as Hong Kong/China have no Open Skies treaty.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu May 23, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30638

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

https://wap.business-standard.com/artic ... 873_1.html
Shocker. Just let the thing die and let's move on.
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behramjee wrote:
Shocker. Just let the thing die and let's move on.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed May 22, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran conflict a threat to gulf carriers?
Replies: 53
Views: 8632

Re: Iran conflict a threat to gulf carriers?

I would expect any hot war with US / Iran to be over very quickly, similar to Iraq, where the regime fell in a matter of weeks in 2003. However, the peace afterwards will take years, possibly decades. The countries around Iran can probably defend themselves, with some US / Israeli help. The Iranian...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed May 22, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches BLR in W19
Replies: 52
Views: 7462

Re: KLM launches BLR in W19

Does anyone know how much of 9W's long haul capacity has been replaced by DL, VS, KL now?

Nimish wrote:
what is the bilateral with NL and India? Is there any capping of capacity or frequency by KL to BLR?
All of Western Europe is beyond 5000 km from DEL, so there is no cap for AMS.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue May 21, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran conflict a threat to gulf carriers?
Replies: 53
Views: 8632

Re: Iran conflict a threat to gulf carriers?

It would be a global economic catastrophe. If the US attacked Iran the boys in Iran are going to light Saudi and the UAE up and they would shut down the Persian gulf.

Stop watching Fox News this scenario is not going to play out.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue May 21, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations
Replies: 82
Views: 9365

Re: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations

These asbestos rumors in Terminal C have persisted on this site, but is there any documentation of this? The timing just doesn't make sense. If all of the original terminals had asbestos, that would make sense, but any renovations to 3E after the original opening to make individual gate areas would...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon May 20, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations
Replies: 82
Views: 9365

Re: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations

Yes as has been documented C was originally built with the concept being an old fashioned 'train station' design vs. a linear concept, with just a central holding area for pax. At some point it's just gotta be torn down. Kind of what they do at Heathrow. They use a Central Holding Area at 3 and 5 a...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon May 20, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations
Replies: 82
Views: 9365

Re: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations

When I read the DFW airport press release it read to me as though the design/layout was still tbd. Agreed. I'm not convinced that C will remain a half circle as well. $500M is not going to change the shape of C. They said up to 24 gates which is about what you'd expected with a horseshoe. If it had...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon May 20, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations
Replies: 82
Views: 9365

Re: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations

Long live the Horse Shoe. Glad to see AA embrace DFW and the vision laid out all those decades ago.

F is going to be 3 times (maybe only twice considering inflation) more expensive than D. I guess it will be fitted out as nice as D.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed May 15, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30638

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

I have a lot of issues with this article, but this is what the press puts out. It is asking if Indigo should launch a business class for international flights. If Indigo goes for wide bodies, maybe a very small high density J class and a small premium Econ in the from part of the plane might make s...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue May 07, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet
Replies: 140
Views: 22887

Re: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet

Great to see another carrier come to their senses. Hopefully, more changes like this are soon to come.

XLR/LR should work well for them.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue May 07, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order
Replies: 44
Views: 10151

Re: IndiGo Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order

Why the F do they need a widebody frame. I just don't get why people keep calling for that. It is a fool's dream.

XLR is better in every way possible for 6E. India needs P2P planes, not hub dependent planes. Plus there are very few places that 6E would want to go that an XLR could not take them.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue May 07, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 44% say wont take MAX for a year?
Replies: 96
Views: 7943

Re: 44% say wont take MAX for a year?

Do not underestimate FEAR. We (Americans) live in the post-truth era, where conspiracy/fringe topics are spoken about like they are science. Social media will spread fear and people will become "knowledgable" about what planes they are flying on and they will reject the MAX. Personally, I ...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri May 03, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 486
Views: 60943

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2019/American-Airlines-Opens-15-New-Gates-at-DFW-Airport/default.aspx Upcoming milestones include the opening of a Flagship Lounge featuring Flagship First Dining and a renovated Admirals Club in Terminal D, scheduled for May 16, as well as the opening of six mai...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri May 03, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30638

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

edealinfo wrote:
vadodara wrote:

I hope DL succeeds; if it does then there is some hope.


Hope for what?????
Getting more direct flights between India and the US to cities other than DEL/BOM.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed May 01, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MTC, PHN and PTK
Replies: 13
Views: 1087

Re: MTC, PHN and PTK

DLPMMM wrote:
What City?
THE city. Man this site has such casuals these days.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1001
Views: 143335

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Hopefully, by December '19 airspace issues will be resolved, and everyone back to normal routes. I think Delta product is going to beat everyone. Please don't serve Roti Roll, that is an abomination of Indian food. United product isn't bad (on Polaris at least). Air India is dated, but they have ha...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1001
Views: 143335

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

As much as DL kills it domestically they seem less sure of themselves in Asia. I hope the route works for them and they can expand in India from JFK, but I am skeptical of its long term outlook. They are not going to muscle out either AI or UA and that 77L is going to burn money.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR 77W flying for AT on CMN-YUL Summer 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 2226

Re: QR 77W flying for AT on CMN-YUL Summer 2019

CALMSP wrote:
so much for AAB claiming "we dont have enough airplanes"........rolls eyes
AAB is the very meaning of dissemble :spin:

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by YouGeeElWhy
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR 77W flying for AT on CMN-YUL Summer 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 2226

Re: QR 77W flying for AT on CMN-YUL Summer 2019

It will be daily from summer solstice to mid-September. I guess this is needed since AT retired its lone 744. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284069/royal-air-maroc-leases-qatar-airways-777-aircraft-in-s19/ YUL is going to have lots of QR birds this summer considering AC is wet le...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 34605

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

I'm surprised Bangalore doesn't have more East Asian carriers due to the massive IT industry in Bangalore & traffic bound for SFO. Has BLR tried recruiting more East Asian carriers like Air Nippon Airways, Korean Air, Air China, China Eastern & China Southern!? They all have massive TPAC ne...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 486
Views: 60943

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

I agree Taipei Taiwan is higher yielding than Guangzhou because Taiwan's in the USA VISA Waiver Program. Also Guangzhou is easily accessible on a 1 hour high speed train ride from HKG anyways. China Southern's SFO non-stop from Guangzhou isn't even daily (its split 3x weekly Wuhan/Guangzhou and 4x ...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 34605

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

So there it is. Sadly this means the nonstop won't happen. There is no way the airline will get 100% of this traffic. Plus it won't even fill a plane. The bigger issue is that BLR is not a connecting hub. It could and should be. But, as many of the people from South India on this forum have said, S...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 486
Views: 60943

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

I think we can all agree on one thing that’s china southern will be flying to DFW sooner or later hopefully they announce this year though. I find this comment very interesting. wingingit can you give your insight on this being well versed in the Dallas/Ft. Worth market. Bruh, read above (as it has...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 486
Views: 60943

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Who do you think will start DFW-DEL 1st air India or AA because DFW is still working hard to get service to DEL. Either one. Air India "said" they would start DFW service but never did: https://onemileatatime.com/air-india-los-angeles-dallas-flights/ AA is looking at returning to India bu...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 486
Views: 60943

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Does JL even have the slack in their 77W fleet to add an additional city? I could not imagine a city that gets the JL 77W today being dropped for DFW. Seems like a stretch.

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by YouGeeElWhy
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 34605

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

1. SpiceJet to bring in 50 planes (45 737s and 5 Q400) to go after BOM and DEL slots. They have totally outmaneuvered the competition by moving really, really fast. 2. AirAsia India, which was to induct seven planes during the current fiscal has decided to induct 14, five of them in July. [The prev...

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by YouGeeElWhy
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 486
Views: 60943

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

When I said top metro, I meant top 10. Of the top 10 metros in the US, DFW and PHL are the only ones without TK. Yes, both SEA and DTW could potentially see TK service down the road, but not before DFW. I would not be surprised if TK started up DTW before DFW considering the Middle Eastern populati...

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