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by Sightseer
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380847

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

"No more possibilities to improve" simply doesn't apply in the world of commercial aviation. Demand is always ebbing and flowing, competitive forces are ever-changing, facility constraints come and go, fleets are under near-constant renewal/replacement... need I go on? Many of these chang...

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by Sightseer
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 530
Views: 67925

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Will be interesting to see how B6 does on some of these with so many carriers on them. I wonder what new nonstops they can bring that aren't/haven't been served (according to the press release)? AUS-AA, DL, B6, WN, NK, UA BZN-G4, AA, DL, B6, UA LAS-AS, G4, AA, DL, F9, B6, WN, NK, SY, UA RNO-AA, B6,...

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by Sightseer
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 132
Views: 14585

Re: The future of Laguardia

I’d like to see loosening of the perimeter rule. If JFK takes the hit, so be it, let folks decide what airport they want to fly into. You can’t prop JFK up and jam LGA full of RJs. I'm honestly a little surprised there haven't been rumblings about introducing a few beyond-perimeter exemptions for L...

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by Sightseer
Sun May 31, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/31/2020: JUNE GLOOM; WN Makes Move for ATL;AA Exits OAK-PHX,PHL-YOW;DL Exits YOW-DTW/LGA;FI Exits PHL/PDX
Replies: 86
Views: 14049

Re: OAG Changes 5/31/2020: JUNE GLOOM; WN Makes Move for ATL;AA Exits OAK-PHX,PHL-YOW;DL Exits YOW-DTW/LGA;FI Exits PHL/

Thanks Enilria! **WN increases ATL from 99 in DEC 2019 to 116 in DEC 2020. Taking advantage of DL shrinking??? ATL has a rigged gate system where basically the bulk of gates are either Delta or common use. Delta has been able to dominate the common use gates through its massive size. With Delta shri...

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by Sightseer
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup
Replies: 208
Views: 23713

Re: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup

Some people here seem to wish KLM belongs to IAG. IAG is already huge in 3 countries. In Spain, Iberia dominates by far the market. In the UK, with the bankruptcy of FlyBe, and the near collapse of Virgin Atlantic, BA will dominate even more the market. And I am not even talking about Level and Vue...

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by Sightseer
Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 1Q20 pre-tax loss $607 million
Replies: 16
Views: 4036

Re: Delta 1Q20 pre-tax loss $607 million

CRJ5000 wrote:
Honestly, not as bad as I thought.
Can you imagine telling someone 3 months ago that DL would be posting a 607 million dollar loss for 1Q and that it would beat a lot of expectations...

Or that Q1 results would massively prop up Q2 results.

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by Sightseer
Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 821
Views: 153802

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

A couple of things: - HND is a much smaller market than LHR - TPAC was far and away the least profitable of the geographical regions for DL prior to COVID - post-COVID, demand to Asia will be really low for a few years - Delta will be a lot smaller coming out of this and need to rebuild its finance...

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by Sightseer
Fri Apr 10, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 821
Views: 153802

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

For DL, 7x daily flights into HND without feed there was already way too much capacity, diluting the KE JV. The coronavirus developments have only deepened the problem. We can definitely expect some changes to the aforementioned slot allotments in the next two years. How come? UA is in a similar si...

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by Sightseer
Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Announces SEA-LHR For 2021
Replies: 128
Views: 16911

Re: Delta Announces SEA-LHR For 2021

It sure is a huge coincidence if it wasn't a petty response. SEA-DFW makes sense for a carrier with a hub in SEA, I get it. But so does LAX-ORD for any carrier with a hub in LAX I think people have different definitions of petty. To me, AA going from 7 to 12 flights a day on MIA-MCO is a little pet...

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by Sightseer
Tue Mar 03, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Announces SEA-LHR For 2021
Replies: 128
Views: 16911

Re: Delta Announces SEA-LHR For 2021

In addition to SEA-CMH/DFW, Delta plans to launch a daily SEA-LHR in 2021, obviously in response to AA. SEA-LHR on Delta is a resumption after dropping its flight for PDX-LHR. The daily DL SEA-LHR flight will complement VS’ 2x daily SEA-LHR flight. https://news.delta.com/delta-seattles-global-airli...

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by Sightseer
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT announces record traffic numbers
Replies: 109
Views: 19565

Re: CLT big announcement Tuesday March 3

Given the way airport announcements usually go, I'm just going to assume it's for the new IPT service that's being moved from PHL until the actual announcement comes out.

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by Sightseer
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia considering widebody order this year, 787’s or A350’s to replace A332’s and 77W’s
Replies: 113
Views: 13467

Re: Virgin Australia considering widebody order this year, 787’s or A350’s to replace A332’s and 77W’s

[As a replacement for both the A330-200 and 777-300ER, the 787 is a tad on the small side. It is a perfect A330 replacement, but the 787-9 is way smaller than the 777-300ER and the 787-10 is both quite a bit smaller and completely lacks the range of the 777. OTOH, the A350 is a tad on the bigger si...

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by Sightseer
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta's Western US Presence
Replies: 4
Views: 1007

Re: Delta's Western US Presence

AA does not "have" SEA anymore than DL had it 8-9 years ago. They have a partner who has SEA, a partner with whom they can't coordinate schedules or pricing.

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by Sightseer
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1207
Views: 138978

Re: AA to make SEA an INT hub/launches SEA-BLR in Oct 20/AS to join OneWorld

Like many others, I had to double-check to be sure it wasn't April Fool's, especially regarding SEA-BLR. I know it's been talked about a lot on a-net but have never seen any O&D numbers. My guess is they're banking on connections from AS, but that leads me to ... The REAL QUESTION is what happen...

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by Sightseer
Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA
Replies: 115
Views: 15818

Re: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA

Fair counter about AA/CZ and UA/Azul. I agree that the AA/G3 alliance is a forced partnership. It certainly is. I disagree that AA and UA buying entire route networks of dying US Airlines networks 30 years ago is comparable to buying stakes of other international airlines today to make up for Skyte...

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by Sightseer
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA
Replies: 115
Views: 15818

Re: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA

There’s a reason Delta buys friends. They’re the only ones that have to. Their network is great and very profitable for domestic connections but not all that useful for international partners And their business customers compared to AA and especially UA. DL is hardly the "only one that has to&...

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by Sightseer
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA
Replies: 115
Views: 15818

Re: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA

Did I miss something or is the inclusion of MIA-IAH sort of random? The rest of increases are obviously DL/LA related but IAH has me stumped unless it was just something they were planning to do anyway and decided to include in this release. DL does not fly MIA-BNA either. And LATAM currently does ...

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by Sightseer
Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA
Replies: 115
Views: 15818

Re: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA

Not surprised overall, although going from 7 to 12 on MIA-MCO seems like a disproportionate response.

Sydscott wrote:
Watch while IAG now follows suits and GOL signs up with them as well.

Since (if I'm not mistaken) AF/KL is still in a JV or some similar agreement with G3 until 2024, that would be awkward.

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by Sightseer
Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing announces first annual net loss since 1997
Replies: 126
Views: 15972

Re: Boeing announces first annual net loss since 1997

But as I have to pay when I get the machine I still don't understand how depreciation affects cash flow. It doesn't affect cash flow, but it does affect net income, specifically operating income since it's an operating expense. And since the statement of cash flows requires the differences between ...

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by Sightseer
Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing announces first annual net loss since 1997
Replies: 126
Views: 15972

Re: Boeing announces first annual net loss since 1997

I think I have some faulty idea of cash flow. I didn't expect depreciation and amortization to appear in cash flow. Can somebody explain? Companies are required to reconcile their net income to their net operating cash flows. Since depreciation and amortization reduce net income but don't affect op...

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by Sightseer
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS airline growth
Replies: 34
Views: 4210

Re: BOS Cluster **Mess**

53% of DL's flying (flights not ASMs) at BOS is regional flying. Are there any "hubs" where the majority of flying is not mainline at DL? This is not unheard of for US3 hubs, actually. See this thread and the ones linked in it for AA and UA. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t...

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by Sightseer
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta First Class Seats - A321neo
Replies: 120
Views: 20862

Re: New Delta First Class Seats - A321neo

Definitely futuristic. Not sure I like it, though. The headrest looks like it would be really annoying if I were flying with someone or wanted to look out the window, both of which I do often. But those PTVs look great.

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by Sightseer
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211660

Re: SFO-PEK/PVG Chinese loads appear to drop

Another factor to consider is the Chinese/Lunar New Year; there's probably not much business being conducted right now, and anyone traveling for the festivities is most likely already at their destination.

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by Sightseer
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL Q4 2019 earnings thread
Replies: 44
Views: 6438

Re: DAL Q4 2019 earnings thread

LAX gets 35x the domestic traffic of number 98 MHT, and even MHT gets some mainline passenger flights. There aren't enough people departing those airports to hose to drive a significant revenue premium systemwide. MHT isn't the only small airport in the country. For every airport in LAX's ballpark,...

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by Sightseer
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Reports Q4 2019/Full Year Earnings
Replies: 55
Views: 9168

Re: AA Reports Q4 2019/Full Year Earnings

So I noticed on the AA country pages on aa.com they added Singapore. Is this an indication of future service to SIN? Or is it just trying to capture the market with JL/CX code-shares? Given the hard times HKG has fallen on, perhaps a HKG-SIN tag is in the works? That's the only way I could see them...

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by Sightseer
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 62
Views: 7266

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2020

Bradlee102896 wrote:
Wonder if we will see any new destinations announced from Atlanta this year? I know the city seems to really be booming the last few years.

DL has already loaded ATL-BOI/GEG for at least this summer, along with one other city I can't recall right now.

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by Sightseer
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56853

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

While definitely a sticky situation, you do what you gotta do when there is an emergency situation. I’m assuming they are not hospitalized for real injuries, just a precaution in case gasoline was ingested somehow? Sidenote: Must’ve been really darn low for the gasoline to not evaporate before hitt...

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by Sightseer
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs
Replies: 180
Views: 32279

Re: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs

I am not sure looking at seats/ASKs is the right way. For crew things like block hours and crew positions are what matters. Per posted chart in this thread, Pacific block hours have declined 16% for example - a large hit in work for crew members. Also Delta has a smaller large widebody fleet to pee...

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by Sightseer
Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs
Replies: 180
Views: 32279

Re: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs

Frankly, there needs to be a limit on the number of jv’s an airline can enter into. I always though DL having both AM and WS gives them an unfair advantage in North American transborder flying. As for Europe, the VS situation is getting increasingly shady as well with their intentions to expand and...

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by Sightseer
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/15/2019:AA Adds AUS-BOS/SJC/SJD;AC/WS Add BOS-YYC;DL Adds ATL-BOI/GEG,PEK>PKX;UA Adds IAD-BGR/MSN/TVC
Replies: 96
Views: 16325

Re: OAG Changes 12/15/2019:AA Adds AUS-BOS/SJC/SJD;AC/WS Add BOS-YYC;DL Adds ATL-BOI/GEG,PEK>PKX;UA Adds IAD-BGR/MSN/TVC

Thanks Enilria! This past summer (2019) UA's LAX-SYD operated 3x weekly and IAH-SYD was 4x weekly. With this new adjustment to the adjustment it seem as though IAH-SYD will operated 6x weekly instead of the previously announced daily service while LAX-SYD will operated 4x weekly. The OAG report show...

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by Sightseer
Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Investor Day Presentation 12/12/2019
Replies: 109
Views: 17953

Re: Delta Investor Day Presentation 12/12/2019

Select the '8-K, Current Report Filing' from the available choices. https://ir.delta.com/financials/default.aspx#sec This is the first time I recall DL talking about fleet simplification as a goal : Reduce complexity with fewer aircraft types. From 13 (2020 estimate) to 8 fleet families by some uns...

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by Sightseer
Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Investor Day Presentation 12/12/2019
Replies: 109
Views: 17953

Re: Delta Investor Day Presentation 12/12/2019

Select the '8-K, Current Report Filing' from the available choices. https://ir.delta.com/financials/default.aspx#sec This is the first time I recall DL talking about fleet simplification as a goal: Reduce complexity with fewer aircraft types. From 13 (2020 estimate) to 8 fleet families by some unsp...

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by Sightseer
Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Investor Day Presentation 12/12/2019
Replies: 109
Views: 17953

Re: Delta Investor Day Presentation 12/12/2019

Select the '8-K, Current Report Filing' from the available choices. https://ir.delta.com/financials/default.aspx#sec This is the first time I recall DL talking about fleet simplification as a goal: Reduce complexity with fewer aircraft types. From 13 (2020 estimate) to 8 fleet families by some unsp...

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by Sightseer
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL’s BOS Hub
Replies: 55
Views: 12207

Re: DL’s BOS Hub

I haven't connected through there, since ATL is my home airport, but (apart from international->domestic) with all DL ops being self-contained in the pleasant Terminal A I'd be inclined to pick BOS over JFK if presented with that choice.

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by Sightseer
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson Changes Mind on Selling VS stake to AFKL
Replies: 63
Views: 11735

Re: Branson Changes Mind on Selling VS stake to AFKL

I was reading an article that popped on Google that KL/AF can force a deal for them to purchase the 31% stake if they wish. The problem is KL/AF don't have a history of doing this. I say KL/AF buy 2% with DL owning 49% they have full control of the airline. :-) There was a good point in % listed in...

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by Sightseer
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why can't Qantas carry local traffic on JFK-LAX route?
Replies: 141
Views: 17938

Re: Why can't Qantas carry local traffic on JFK-LAX route?

As a general rule (besides areas like Schengen in the EU), countries don't allow foreign airlines to carry domestic traffic, and the US is no exception.

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by Sightseer
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC
Replies: 114
Views: 15930

Re: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC

It is quite interesting, if you look at the AA section of the post for the month of FEB there were widespread cuts at multiple locations. Yet interestingly some seem to fixate on JFK, which gets people all excited. It's because 1) JFK is a slot-constrained airport, so people wonder how long those s...

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by Sightseer
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC
Replies: 114
Views: 15930

Re: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC

Thanks Enilria! FAQ UA RDU-SFO APR 2>3[1.7] Wow! Impressive! United really picked up the AS slack. I would never have thought 3x to SFO on one carrier. Indeed. I'm also wondering if perhaps it's to dissuade DL from entering the market. One would think a Bay Area flight would be pretty high on their ...

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by Sightseer
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 777 in Amarillo, TX
Replies: 55
Views: 13623

Re: KL 777 in Amarillo, TX

iberiadc852 wrote:
Dying to see the KLM 777 repainted with the new livery "in Amarillo". I bet it looks very bright.

Agreed. Will be quite a change from their current blue. Or should I say "Azul"? ;)

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by Sightseer
Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 357
Views: 61688

Re: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion

That's a bit like saying Michigan became more expensive when Delta merged with Northwest forgetting that those in Michigan still have plenty of one-stop options and other airlines serve Michigan airports too. That may be true if DL had been a major player in Michigan prior to the merger, but it was...

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by Sightseer
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 357
Views: 61688

Re: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion

It's not about Europe getting more expensive it's about Spain getting more expensive. There is no reason to ever allow a directly overlapping competitor to be eliminated. How does this serve the public interest? The primary economic justification for the merger is to gain market pricing control and...

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by Sightseer
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Leadership Recognizes Widening Gap Between Itself, Delta - article
Replies: 232
Views: 38424

Re: AA Leadership Recognizes Widening Gap Between Itself, Delta - article

JFK just became profitable two years ago, so I highly doubt it. Delta has spent a fortune beefing up JFK since it emerged from Chapter 11 in 2007 including paying for the expansion of T4 and it has taken it 10 years to turn a profit? They announced two years ago that JFK was finally turning a profi...

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by Sightseer
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN ending LGA-MKE
Replies: 55
Views: 7752

Re: WN ending LGA-MKE

Why are folks pointing to the MAX when the replacement flights ex-LGA are essentially the same length (MDW) or longer (STL)? MDW and STL act as hubs in WN's system. MKE isn't so great for connections. Since there is a shortage of planes, every seat counts when flying to LGA. I think the point is th...

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by Sightseer
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN ending LGA-MKE
Replies: 55
Views: 7752

Re: WN ending LGA-MKE

This could be good news. This could bring Jetblue into MKE with flights to BOS & LGA. They need more flights to the Midwest. Also AA could decide to fly MKE-LGA 3 times a day. F9 could start MKE-EWR too. I don’t think B6 is coming. And if they were to start NYC-MKE, it would almost certainly be...

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by Sightseer
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Leadership Recognizes Widening Gap Between Itself, Delta - article
Replies: 232
Views: 38424

Re: AA Leadership Recognizes Widening Gap Between Itself, Delta - article

Hubs have spokes Spokes only have service to a couple of hubs Focus cities have service to most or all of the hubs. And maybe a couple of p2p routes. If an airport had much more than 5 p2p routes it would be a hub The terms are pretty vague, especially for focus city, but using the definitions abov...

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by Sightseer
Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Updated: Chaos at LAX with new TNC restrictions
Replies: 189
Views: 12446

Re: Chaos at LAX with new TNC restrictions

With these rules also going into effect at my home airport BOS - I have to wonder if these new rules/restrictions on TNC's are actually solving the problem or creating new ones? If done correctly, I think they can help; ATL has a dedicated TNC pick-up zone that's about a 6-7 minute walk from the So...

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by Sightseer
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta opens Concourse G at LGA
Replies: 39
Views: 11362

Re: Delta opens Concourse G at LGA

LGA is slowly turning into a pretty decent airport. I flew through the new wing of the CTB last month (gates C42-C59), and the airside experience was quite nice. Of course, landside it was as old and cramped as always.

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by Sightseer
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bag Explodes at Midway While being loaded onto a Volaris Flight
Replies: 27
Views: 10218

Re: Bag Explodes at Midway While being loaded onto a Volaris Flight

I'm not familiar with Volaris' baggage policy, but I wonder if the bag in question was only checked after overhead bin space on the flight had been exhausted. That happened to me on my most recent flight (not Y4); the GA made announcements asking for volunteers to check their carry-ons in exchange f...

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