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by ahj2000
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Arkia resume service to JRS?
Replies: 7
Views: 1080

Re: When will Arkia resume service to JRS?

Jerusalem will not see passenger service again, IMO. 20 min high-speed rail will be coming sooner than widespread international recognition, and furthermore, open and functioning embassies and consulates, to Jerusalem. There's really no need for a separate airport with a connection to TLV that's abo...

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by ahj2000
Mon May 27, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks
Replies: 98
Views: 13618

Re: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks

Something that wouldn’t show up in the OAG report but is worth noting is that AA didn’t resume the SJC-CLT route this month for the extended summer season. It was expanding YOY from 2 months to 6. This year, nothing. Although they flew it with an Airbus, I’m assuming it’s MAX8 related (short on pla...

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by ahj2000
Thu May 23, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 661
Views: 109507

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Oasis installations will be delayed until beginning of 2020. https://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/american-looks-clarity-max-status-delays-737ng-seat-upgrades Great news for those of us who enjoy lavatories that are actually usable by adult human beings. Honestly lavatories will probably stay. ...

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by ahj2000
Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca (mainline) is restructuring
Replies: 38
Views: 2972

Re: Avianca (mainline) is restructuring

Leaving Peru seems...not all that intelligent. Although, as far as I can tell they have been slowly backing off. (Last time I went to PIU, AV wasn't even an option) This might just be the last straw. I am surprised they aren't even keeping AQP though.

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by ahj2000
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 planning
Replies: 18
Views: 3987

Re: AA 787 planning

NateGreat wrote:
Will CLT ever see any widebodies that are NOT A330s?

Correct me if I’m wrong, but they are to be replaced by the 787 now, correct? So they should leave around 2022?

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by ahj2000
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 61698

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Jeez ... doesn't AC run multiple widebodies on this route? Although that may be the point - what sane person would choose AA over AC? While AA, DL, and UA all have hubs at LAX, AA has more market share at LAX than any other carrier does. There are probably some AA frequent flyers in Greater Los Ang...

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by ahj2000
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta JetBlue, is there possibility for slot swap at NYC?
Replies: 23
Views: 3711

Re: Delta JetBlue, is there possibility for slot swap at NYC?

If B6 flew to Canada, then maybe because DL has a JV with WS and the YYZ route is much stronger at LGA than the YYC route from JFK. Otherwise DL would prioritize their LGA slots for domestic and Canada flights. Kind of moot. If B6 were to start NYC-YYZ, it would probably be from their hub, where th...

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by ahj2000
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helsinki in vogue: Tibet Airlines to fly to HEL from Lhasa via Jinan in April, followed by CZ/HO from CAN/PVG later
Replies: 54
Views: 9454

Re: Helsinki in vogue: Tibet Airlines to fly to HEL from Lhasa via Jinan in April, followed by CZ/HO from CAN/PVG later

http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=lxa-tna-hel, ... 0x360&PM=*

Ridiculously out of the way, but there’s not exactly a lot in which to stop in NW China I guess?
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http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=lxa-tna-hel, ... 0x360&PM=*

Ridiculously out of the way, but there’s not exactly a lot in which to stop in NW China I guess?

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by ahj2000
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United adding gates at CLT
Replies: 111
Views: 12361

Re: Rumor: United adding gates at CLT

No way they’d set up a hublet in CLT. Now an extra gate or two I could see as to be honest they could use some more frequencies and an SFO flight, but they really don’t need but two. Maybe they meant to grow IN phase III? Or just a united club in Phase III?

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by ahj2000
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 106423

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

It’s about damn time for CLT-FLL/MCO

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by ahj2000
Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are airports allowed to have preferential relationships with airlines?
Replies: 26
Views: 4956

Re: Are airports allowed to have preferential relationships with airlines?

CLT and US/AA have gone hand in hand for decades now.

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by ahj2000
Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa to launch Medellín
Replies: 35
Views: 4932

Air Europa to launch Medellín

UX to add 3x 788 flights to to the 3x IB and 3x AV flights. Quite a lot of competition for a route where not a single carrier has a daily flight. From airlineroute: Air Europa in Northern summer 2019 season plans further long-haul network expansion, which sees the launch of Madrid – Medellin route, ...

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by ahj2000
Sat Dec 22, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brazil retreats from GIG as long-haul gateway
Replies: 30
Views: 4938

Re: LATAM Brazil retreats from GIG as long-haul gateway

gatibosgru wrote:
Time for Norwegian to add GIG-MCO :P

Azul or Avianca will soon (my guess). Delta could as well I suppose, although they are ending their GRU-MCO leg in March

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by ahj2000
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United starting Stockton-LAX service in 2019?
Replies: 53
Views: 7020

Re: United starting Stockton-LAX service in 2019?

As I just posted on the OAG thread and will add here for discussion. Per Travelocity, the schedule will be: UA 5120 dep SCK 7:41am arr LAX 9:10am UA 5032 dep SCK 3:00pm arr LAX 4:29pm UA 5056 dep LAX 1:00pm arr SCK 2:22pm UA 5097 dep LAX 5:10pm arr SCK 6:32pm A long overnight time at SCK. Time for ...

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by ahj2000
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc reveals cabin refresh on new 787-9
Replies: 21
Views: 5119

Re: Royal Air Maroc reveals cabin refresh on new 787-9

Not sure where the purple is from (Royal?) but the new seats are a step up. Welcome to oneworld, I guess?

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by ahj2000
Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska considering joining OW
Replies: 86
Views: 13104

Re: Alaska considering joining OW

tphuang wrote:
I don’t see why aa would allow this.

I mean if this convinces more flyers onto AA's longhaul network and their JV routes with JL/BA, why not? It also will give some more incentive for people to fly AA over DL or UA when flying domestically to a place AS doesn't go.

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by ahj2000
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/25/2018:UA Adds PAE-DEN/SFO;DY Adds MAD-JFK/LAX
Replies: 99
Views: 15299

Re: OAG Changes 11/25/2018:UA Adds PAE-DEN/SFO;DY Adds MAD-JFK/LAX

kcrwflyer wrote:
PlanesNTrains wrote:
I think the biggest takeaway of this is that UA flies IAH-CRW.


It's a mature route with an energy industry connection. Go check the fares between CRW and IAH. Sit down first.

The super long CO E-Jet routes still remain...

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by ahj2000
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery: Royal Air Maroc
Replies: 25
Views: 9661

Re: New Livery: Royal Air Maroc

Looks nice. The extra color is richer than I expected it to look off-screen.

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by ahj2000
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF San Francisco Operations
Replies: 31
Views: 7403

Re: QF San Francisco Operations

I recently flew the QF 74 service from SFO to SYD on the 747-400 and was wondering what QF will do once the 747s are retired and what aircraft will they bring on this route? The flight I was on was 100% full in all cabins (does not mean anything) but my thinking is that the 787 might be too small a...

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by ahj2000
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/11/2018:AA Drops CHA-ORD,MEX-PHL;AS Drops FCA-PDX;NK Adds MCO-KIN/MBJ/DEN;UA Drops FAY-IAD,Adds FAT-ORD
Replies: 103
Views: 14444

Re: OAG Changes 11/11/2018:AA Drops CHA-ORD,MEX-PHL;AS Drops FCA-PDX;NK Adds MCO-KIN/MBJ/DEN;UA Drops FAY-IAD,Adds FAT-O

I’m surprised to see IAD-FAY dropped, and that seems like it would be a well traveled route with all the military in DC and Ft. Bragg. I wonder if this means UA will be pulling out of FAY? DCA-FAY was briefly offered a few years ago (as was DFW-FAY) so it would be interesting to see if the DCA rout...

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by ahj2000
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe up for sale
Replies: 74
Views: 13578

Re: Flybe up for sale

I could see both IAG and LHGroup going for BE, to be honest.

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by ahj2000
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will anyone pickup the JetBlue E190s?
Replies: 65
Views: 10475

Re: Will anyone pickup the JetBlue E190s?

Maybe LOT? They did get the 6 former Azul E-195s and now about to get 4 new E-190s. They could use extra E-190s to cover European flying and move all the E-170-175s to Polish domestic service. The Q-400 are getting really bad and need to be replaced soon! I second the idea of LOT and also raise Fin...

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by ahj2000
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue New Special Livery
Replies: 18
Views: 2400

Re: JetBlue New Special Livery

Wow. The black looks excellent.

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by ahj2000
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines announces service between LAX and Buenos Aires
Replies: 112
Views: 23749

Re: American Airlines announces service between LAX and Buenos Aires

Slightly off topic, but can an AA 32B do this route, or perhaps a JB Mint-style configured A321? If not to EZE, how about LAX-LIM or LAX-SCL. Curious, and thank you! With LIM at one daily 767/787 each and SCL at 3+ 787 on LA, I doubt there is more room for any more LAX-Perú/Chile flights. When an e...

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by ahj2000
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Announce Daily YUL-RDU + Upgauging YYZ-RDU/CLT
Replies: 41
Views: 6881

Re: Air Canada Announce Daily YUL-RDU + Upgauging YYZ-RDU/CLT

I remember props on CLT-YYZ. This is a great shift.

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by ahj2000
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9005

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

Contour Airlines starting Beckely, WV-CLT starting December 1st. Currently only Via Air flies this route a few times a week (daily?) on an E120. Contour will of course use the ERJ. I wonder if more routes will be added to CLT or if this is a one off. As the kids say: “Weird Flex but Ok.” https://ww...

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by ahj2000
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9005

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

Contour Airlines starting Beckely, WV-CLT starting December 1st. Currently only Via Air flies this route a few times a week (daily?) on an E120. Contour will of course use the ERJ. I wonder if more routes will be added to CLT or if this is a one off. As the kids say: “Weird Flex but Ok.” https://ww...

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by ahj2000
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc Launches Miami in April 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 3662

Re: Royal Air Maroc Launches Miami in April 2019

Any moves towards partnership with AA? I can't help but to think this might boost some of their flights to MIA especially and also JFK, even with the JetBlue service.
Same with LA, with service to GRU and GIG I can't help but wonder if some connecting pax might help.

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by ahj2000
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Deltas plan for CLT?
Replies: 68
Views: 12729

Re: What is Deltas plan for CLT?

I could see DL launching LAX-CLT any day now. Beyond that, I'm not sure how they would make a focus city out of CLT when RDU is right now the road. Perhaps maybe some point to point new routes like CLT-RDU/BOS/CLE/BDL/MCO/MSY depending on what corporate contracts they can pick up on. Recall there i...

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by ahj2000
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EW and SN to merge by end-2020
Replies: 43
Views: 12183

Re: EW and SN to merge by end-2020

So what about all the African routes? Will they be Eurowings branded? That's just weird to me...

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by ahj2000
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways operating A350-900 in LATAM's livery for more than 1 year
Replies: 8
Views: 3130

Re: Qatar Airways operating A350-900 in LATAM's livery for more than 1 year

77W will be retrofitted next year, and as far as I know the 77W stored at AUH which was returned to the lessor months ago, will join LATAM fleet again, making a total of 10. Will they have the 2-2-2 configuration in J that LATAM has chosen for the A350s and 787s, or will we see something more in li...

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by ahj2000
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9005

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

CLTRampRat wrote:
Lufthansa starting A350 Service on March 31st. Bookable on their website.

Been waiting for A350 for a good long while. Weren't they planning on A350 to Charlotte much earlier?

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by ahj2000
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9005

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

Hello, This is my first proper post and as my username implies I can't think of a better thread to start with. I'd like to touch on some points I've seen here in no particular order. The New Concourse A Gate Usage Southwest: A26, A24. Notes: Southwest usually RONs 3 aircraft with one on a hardstand...

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by ahj2000
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Wings reveals new livery, announces fleet growth
Replies: 9
Views: 3081

Re: Red Wings reveals new livery, announces fleet growth

Ehh. For a low-cost/charter it could be worse. That being said, the old one was somewhat elegant and this is...not.
Also, is this entirely in the Latin alphabet? I can imagine some having problems (Or is the airline always written in Latin alphabet?)

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by ahj2000
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 155040

Re: Why is DTW-GRU so large compared to peer cities?

Doesn't auto traffic have to do a bit with it? Similar to all the DTW-México flights?

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by ahj2000
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Free Wifi coming on DL?
Replies: 26
Views: 4358

Re: Free Wifi coming on DL?

I'm just thinking of what may happen if I actually need to get real work done and 160 other people are using all the limited bandwidth on YouTube. Until bandwidth manages to get better on planes, I actually think a paywall helps keep traffic clear for business travelers for whom wifi is a deciding f...

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by ahj2000
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9005

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

AA flies CLTCUR. It started last year, IINM. Yep. Insel is no longer at CLT though. As far as future narrowbody int'l destinations from CLT: YVR (summer seasonal, cruise traffic) LIM (connect to LATAM's hub there) MTY (automotive traffic?) KEF (pre-emptive strike against WOW and FI) CUR (weekend be...

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by ahj2000
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/16/2018:3M Scales Back;KE to BOS;F9 Drops BOI-DEN;DL Drops MSP-PBI
Replies: 62
Views: 10643

Re: OAG Changes 9/16/2018:3M Scales Back;KE to BOS;F9 Drops BOI-DEN;DL Drops MSP-PBI

Thanks for the kind words everyone. Yeah, it’s always a depressing Sunday when I grab the schedules and the file is exactly the same size as the prior week as was the case today. I guess somebody was asleep at the switch. I’m shocked ANC-ORD 3x is Real and all red eyes. That’s nuts. Where does Delt...

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by ahj2000
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces El Paso (ELP)!
Replies: 82
Views: 8400

Re: Alaska announces El Paso (ELP)!

I just wanted to mention the importance (I believe) of the Mexican border in this announcement. SAN and ELP are certainly the 2 largest cities on the Mexican border while Tijuana and Juarez are surely the largest Mexican cities on the border. There must be traffic between the 2 Mexican cities which...

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by ahj2000
Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: B6/PF Interlining Agreement
Replies: 19
Views: 3510

Re: RUMOUR: B6/PF Interlining Agreement

Interline I can see, but with Primera's very poor operational performance I would be hesitant to create any closer integration (such as B6 selling connections to Primera on their website on their ticket stock). I mean JetBlue's isnt all that much better really, plus they partner with many who are l...

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by ahj2000
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA - MIA Spanish only Boarding Announcements - FRUSTRATING !
Replies: 29
Views: 3176

Re: AA - MIA Spanish only Boarding Announcements - FRUSTRATING !

really? I've heard English every time out of MIA (and really everywhere-even domestic in places like Peru where it wouldn't necessarily seem like they would have to.

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by ahj2000
Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A Hub of the Americas in MAO ( Manaus )?
Replies: 4
Views: 1055

Re: A Hub of the Americas in MAO ( Manaus )?

The very low O/D mixed with the conditions that LAXintl stated make this unlikely in my book. Maybe someone like Azul or Gol will take a gander at it, but I kindof doubt it will happen.

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by ahj2000
Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 11998

Re: Flybe reveals updated livery

Yeah JetMagic, I forgot about them. Pretty close resemblance. So how many airlines have had three liveries in operation at the same time ? Delta Air Lines famously had three at once (Ron Allen, Song, and Wavy Gravy. Around 2006 when I was based in JFK, I had seen all of them at once along with a fe...

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by ahj2000
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN
Replies: 79
Views: 11327

Re: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN

AA sure responded quickly to Volaris arriving in CLT...

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by ahj2000
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date
Replies: 103
Views: 26031

Re: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date

What they really should've done was refitted them almost five years ago when they announced the mega-refresh. It's ridiculous that his has gone on for so long. LA and DL have 767s I'd actually seek out over the 787/777.

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by ahj2000
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air to start JFK
Replies: 52
Views: 5648

Re: Cape Air to start JFK

I was about to say T8 certainly has space these days....

(I now see its T5)

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by ahj2000
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Int'l Routes from CLT
Replies: 91
Views: 7326

Re: Future Int'l Routes from CLT

US drove LH out of CLT before on the FRA route. However, the Lufthansa flight is always busy. It goes out with a good load and, from what I understand, a good mix of O/D and connections, many of which continue on to the Subcontinent. I think that LH will continue to offer one flight to CLT, at leas...

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by ahj2000
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports not announcing service
Replies: 16
Views: 3005

Re: Airports not announcing service

CLT still has yet to announce Volaris as well

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by ahj2000
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension
Replies: 95
Views: 14010

Re: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension

CLT gets some more F9 service, including new TPA. I rarely see flights that don't have a completely full gate area as of right now, regardless of the destination.
Also, has anyone seen GDL-CLT/ABQ loaded to GDS or is it just on Volaris.com right now?

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by ahj2000
Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 130520

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

sargester wrote:
UA444 wrote:
What is the longest AA MD-80 flight right now?
I recently did ORF-DFW felt like forever and its the longest in the system 3 hours and 24 block time, about 2 hours and 45 in the air

I'm seeing BWI which gets you an extra 5 miles Great Circle :)

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