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by US A333 PIT
Tue Jun 28, 2005 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nearest Airport To BDA
Replies: 25
Views: 5529

Nearest Airport To BDA

What is the nearest airport to Bermuda International (TXKF)? I think Ocean City Maryland (KOXB) is in contention at 624nm away. Any airports with a runway 2500 ft or longer qualifies (doesn't have to be hard surfaced). I know in terms of big airports Norfolk is probably closest but I'm talking overa...

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by US A333 PIT
Sat Jun 25, 2005 2:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Taking Off Overweight
Replies: 33
Views: 30680

RE: Taking Off Overweight

RedFlyer: Ooooh, that's really unsafe. It's one thing to takeoff overweight intentionally because then at least your expecting the diminished performance (i.e. you increase your takeoff roll for higher airspeeds and decrease your climb rates which in itself isn't that unsafe as long as conditions ar...

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by US A333 PIT
Sat Jun 18, 2005 4:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Taking Off Overweight
Replies: 33
Views: 30680

RE: Taking Off Overweight

Well, they approve severely overweighted takeoffs for ferry flights all the time. When a cirrus goes out to Hawaii on a delivery flight, with auxiliary fuel and tanks, it's takeoff weight can be a 1000 lbs over what is leagally certified under normal ops. If you're only 1 to 200 lbs over you probabl...

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by US A333 PIT
Fri Jun 17, 2005 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beware Of PHL
Replies: 76
Views: 5837

RE: Beware Of PHL

But let's face it people, <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> is notorious for having the most thuggish and militant, ground workers of most U.S. airports. Of course it's a minority, but among that minority are a lot of bad apples. I know from...

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by US A333 PIT
Sat Feb 12, 2005 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson' And US Airways
Replies: 68
Views: 12263

RE: Branson' And US Airways

This is purely a rumour. Before anyone makes anything of this I suggest providing a little more solid evidence, than "I heard from an unreliable source that...". This just get's people excited for nothing and I for one find this very hard to believe. Lets face it, Pilots are the kings of starting ru...

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Feb 10, 2005 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pretty Cool Indy Air Feature
Replies: 5
Views: 1911

RE: Pretty Cool Indy Air Feature

US Airways had an Alert on their home page.

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Feb 10, 2005 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson' And US Airways
Replies: 68
Views: 12263

RE: Branson' And US Airways

Hasn't Virgin America already placed firm orders for airbus aircraft and weren't they supposed to be IAE equipped? If so how many are on order? Is he thinking of just adding them to the existing US Airways fleet? Remeber Airways' 320 family aircraft are all <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan...

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by US A333 PIT
Tue Jan 18, 2005 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Number Of Seats On WN 737
Replies: 7
Views: 5356

Number Of Seats On WN 737

Can somebody tell me how many seats are on a Southwest 737-300,500,700?
I can't find it anywhere. Thanks a lot.

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Nov 11, 2004 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air Union Members Authorize Strike
Replies: 72
Views: 5904

RE: US Air Union Members Authorize Strike

If the pay is so low and it would be easy to earn that salary at any other job, why wouldn't you just quit? Why can't it be an individual decision? If it's not worth it to you anymore, go do something else. Then those for whom it is still worth their while can continue working. But no, the CWA has t...

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by US A333 PIT
Tue Nov 09, 2004 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Rebirth For USAirways?
Replies: 47
Views: 6845

RE: A Rebirth For USAirways?

No offense, but these guys don't sound like the most business savy individuals. I looked at the website and they misquote a lot of vps, even get their names wrong. There's a section entitled financing-sort of. I wouldn't read too much into this. It's real but I can't believe it will ever come to fru...

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by US A333 PIT
Fri Nov 05, 2004 2:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The "Can't We All Just Get Along?" Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 3032

RE: The "Can't We All Just Get Along?" Thread

This is an honest question to all the people who refuse to even make an attempt to make the best of the next 4 years: how do you wake up in the morning and live without the hope of things getting better? I voted for Kerry and am a registered independent but the American people have spoken and I have...

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by US A333 PIT
Fri Oct 15, 2004 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kerry's Promotion Of Boeing During Debate...
Replies: 53
Views: 9416

RE: Kerry's Promotion Of Boeing During Debate...

UAKSFO744: Thanks for that articulate response. However, I have never heard the definition of fascism that you mentioned. According to webster's dictionary the definition is the following: "A system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, stringent socioeconomic control...

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by US A333 PIT
Fri Oct 15, 2004 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kerry's Promotion Of Boeing During Debate...
Replies: 53
Views: 9416

RE: Kerry's Promotion Of Boeing During Debate...

From UA744KSFO: "He was pointing out how horrible George W. Bitch is. As for me, since I have US citizenship, I'm voting for Kerry because I am against fascism and imperialism, not beacuse I necessarily like him. If Bush wins in 2004, there will be nothing left in 2008." Making statements like that,...

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by US A333 PIT
Fri Oct 15, 2004 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If You Could Start New US Airways Routes?
Replies: 29
Views: 6984

RE: If You Could Start New US Airways Routes?

What is SK? Is that SAS? Interesting Ideas. Keep 'em coming.

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by US A333 PIT
Fri Oct 15, 2004 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If You Could Start New US Airways Routes?
Replies: 29
Views: 6984

If You Could Start New US Airways Routes?

What do you think would be profitable considering the current US Airways network? They need help and was wondering what your ideas would be if you were in charge. What point-to-point markets do you think would make sense? What strategic moves could they do to strengthen their network? New destinatio...

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by US A333 PIT
Tue Aug 17, 2004 8:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport With Most Long Haul Routes
Replies: 8
Views: 5651

Airport With Most Long Haul Routes

Which airport serves the most destinations let's say 2500 nm away and beyond nonstop? In other words, the airport with the most jet flight destinations 6.5 hours away or greater is... I'm not talking frequencies, but actual separate destinations. I'd assume it's probably <acronym title="London - Hea...

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by US A333 PIT
Mon May 24, 2004 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gross Weight Version Of JetBlue A320s?
Replies: 0
Views: 1447

Gross Weight Version Of JetBlue A320s?

Which max gross weight version of the A320 does jetBlue employ? I know they're a few different gross weight versions. Seeing as they do a whole lot of long haul coast to coast flying I would assume it's the highest weight version. How about US Airways, Northwest, and United? Thanks.

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by US A333 PIT
Sat May 08, 2004 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Marketing Department Question
Replies: 4
Views: 6413

Airline Marketing Department Question

What do the marketing deparments of airlines handle? I'd assume advertising. What else?

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by US A333 PIT
Sun Apr 11, 2004 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Terminal Renovation Plans At JFK
Replies: 13
Views: 5673

RE: JetBlue Terminal Renovation Plans At JFK

How could they build a new terminal behind the Saarninen building? There's a road and a parking lot right behind it if I'm not mistaken. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/517863/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/517863...

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by US A333 PIT
Sat Apr 10, 2004 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Terminal Renovation Plans At JFK
Replies: 13
Views: 5673

JetBlue Terminal Renovation Plans At JFK

Has JetBlue started revamping terminal 6 at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>? Are they going to use any parts of the beautiful old TWA terminal (terminal 5 I believe) that is now vacant? I've heard they might try to combi...

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by US A333 PIT
Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mtow By Airline
Replies: 5
Views: 2356

Mtow By Airline

Because different airlines will assign different MTOWs to their fleet based on their needs, does anybody know where I can find a source for the MTOW of certain airplanes for certain airlines? For example, Continental operates their 767-200ERs at a higher MTOW than does US Airways. I understand that ...

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by US A333 PIT
Sun Nov 16, 2003 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Vision?
Replies: 51
Views: 4108

RE: US Airways Vision?

Where are you guys getting your O&D population rankings from? I'd be interested to check it out.

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Oct 16, 2003 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs
Replies: 29
Views: 4148

RE: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs

Any place for getting average fares?

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Oct 16, 2003 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs
Replies: 29
Views: 4148

RE: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs

Ntspelich: Just wondering what your source is, and if you could post it. Is there for example a page on the DOT website that has this kind of info. I remeber seeing it once.

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Oct 16, 2003 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs
Replies: 29
Views: 4148

Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs

Can someone please tell me where I can find information pertaining to this topic. Statistics I'm interested in are the routes with the most passengers flown, average ticket prices for these routes, flights per day/year, seat capacity. Thanks a lot. This will really help me out.

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by US A333 PIT
Fri Oct 10, 2003 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta No Longer Using 764 On ATL-HNL
Replies: 30
Views: 7355

Delta No Longer Using 764 On ATL-HNL

Why is the 767-300ER back on the <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> nonstop. Were they taking weight penalties so that...

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by US A333 PIT
Sat Aug 30, 2003 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC 333s YYC-FRA, YYC-LHR, YVR-LHR
Replies: 15
Views: 4717

RE: AC 333s YYC-FRA, YYC-LHR, YVR-LHR

I believe <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> (@ 4,104nm) will be the longest nonstop flight operated by A330-300X aircraft. Good for Air Canada. Although Northw...

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by US A333 PIT
Mon Aug 18, 2003 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Receives Etops Approval
Replies: 22
Views: 4259

RE: NWA Receives Etops Approval

"IINM, USA carriers may only operate ETOPS180/207 over the Pacific. Atlantic operations must stick to ETOPS138" Concordeboy: Either I'm missing something, or that doesn't answer my question. For example: <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> 764s are 180 min ETOPS rated, because, ...

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by US A333 PIT
Mon Aug 18, 2003 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Receives Etops Approval
Replies: 22
Views: 4259

RE: NWA Receives Etops Approval

I'm assuming it's 180 minute ETOPS. Tell me if I'm wrong.

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by US A333 PIT
Fri Aug 15, 2003 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Extreme Runways
Replies: 37
Views: 7060

RE: Extreme Runways

Lukla reallly is an incredible airport. I think you have to dive before you can start to climb.

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Aug 14, 2003 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways & 757/767's
Replies: 19
Views: 4827

RE: USAirways & 757/767's

Ouboy79: What is your source for US Airways wanting to acquire more 332s in the near term, possible from Swiss Air? Just curious.

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Aug 14, 2003 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A330 Seat Photos Found!
Replies: 54
Views: 8065

RE: NW A330 Seat Photos Found!

I think I'd still prefer the 6 first class/business seat at the front of US Airways A330s.  Big grin

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Aug 14, 2003 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Close One At DCA
Replies: 22
Views: 3549

RE: Close One At DCA

That airport is very dangerous, especially when they're landing and taking off on multiple runways which is just about always.

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Aug 07, 2003 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did Phx-lhr Start?
Replies: 14
Views: 3723

E: When Did Phx-lhr Start?

I believe they started service back in October 2002.

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Aug 07, 2003 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA Expansion Possibilities
Replies: 34
Views: 4257

DCA Expansion Possibilities

Will <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym> ever be able to expand beyond it's current state? I wouldn't think extending the runway by 1 or 2 thousand feet would be too difficult a task, and it would open up better payload capabilities, especi...

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by US A333 PIT
Wed Aug 06, 2003 11:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Leading Cause Of Tire Bursts
Replies: 2
Views: 8288

Leading Cause Of Tire Bursts

What are the leading causes for bursting tires? Is it hard landing, rejected takeoffs, or seomthing else?

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by US A333 PIT
Wed Jul 23, 2003 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Routes For A320 Family Aircraft?
Replies: 30
Views: 6788

RE: Longest Routes For A320 Family Aircraft?

The ranges of the 737NG and the A320 family aircraft I believe are nearly identical. I think they have the same cruise speed as well.

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by US A333 PIT
Wed Jul 23, 2003 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did US Start PHL-FCO?
Replies: 6
Views: 3623

RE: When Did US Start PHL-FCO?

I just heard somewhere that US 767-200 <acronym title="DHL Worldwide Express (Belgium)">ER</acronym> have lower MTOW than normal 762er and that they're advertised as having only slightly more than 4,000nm range. I was skeptical so l wanted to see if they had ever been operated on US Airways longest ...

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by US A333 PIT
Wed Jul 23, 2003 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Routes For A320 Family Aircraft?
Replies: 30
Views: 6788

Longest Routes For A320 Family Aircraft?

What is the longest regularly scheduled, non-charter route for the A319, A320, and A321? US Airways has operated the A319 and A321 on <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - Califor...

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by US A333 PIT
Tue Jul 22, 2003 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did US Start PHL-FCO?
Replies: 6
Views: 3623

When Did US Start PHL-FCO?

As stated in the title, when, and was it ever operated by a 767-200 ER? Can anybody tell me how this flight has performed?

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by US A333 PIT
Sat Jul 19, 2003 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perimeter Rules At DCA And LGA
Replies: 13
Views: 5864

RE: Perimeter Rules At DCA And LGA

Bigphilnyc: The weight the pier can handle has nothing to do with the topic. I'm not asking about bigger planes flying into <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> and <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acr...

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by US A333 PIT
Fri Jul 18, 2003 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perimeter Rules At DCA And LGA
Replies: 13
Views: 5864

Perimeter Rules At DCA And LGA

What is the point of the 1,500 mile perimeter rule at <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> and the 1,250 mile perimeter rule at <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym>? I understand that both airport...

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by US A333 PIT
Wed Jul 16, 2003 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best US Airways Hub CLT Or PHL?
Replies: 25
Views: 5644

RE:

I think <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> is the best US hub by far. Clean, Simple, greatest variety of stores, and good service (although less extensive). If I ever have a choice I'll almost always go through <acronym tit...

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by US A333 PIT
Mon Jul 07, 2003 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your City's Biggest O&D Markets
Replies: 12
Views: 4231

RE: Your City's Biggest O&D Markets

where are all of you getting this informaiton? I'd love to be able to see what it is for many more cities.

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by US A333 PIT
Thu Jul 03, 2003 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BWI Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1666

BWI Question

I was wondering whether <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym> has multiple security checkpoints for different airline terminals like at <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acr...

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by US A333 PIT
Wed Jun 04, 2003 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Specific Definition Of The Term "Yield"
Replies: 1
Views: 6689

Specific Definition Of The Term "Yield"

I always thought that "yield" as used in the financial reporting of airlines was equivalent to revenue per passenger seat-mile . Note that I said per passenger seat-mile, not per available seat-mile. Or is it passenger revenue per available seat-mile? I'm confused because of the following excerpt fr...

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by US A333 PIT
Sat May 24, 2003 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Pilots Vote No Confidence In Management
Replies: 13
Views: 4678

RE: US Airways Pilots Vote No Confidence In Management

Why are they complaing about the "tonnage" of the recent <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> order? These RJs are what are going to bring back so many of the furloughed pilots that were laid off after the down turn. What do they care about the size of the aircraft? I can understand being p...

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by US A333 PIT
Fri May 23, 2003 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Details Regarding How Code-share Agreements Work
Replies: 5
Views: 4695

RE: Details Regarding How Code-share Agreements Work

Yea, but if US Airways sells 75% of the seats on a United flight, say <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym>, and <acronym title="United...

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by US A333 PIT
Fri May 23, 2003 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Details Regarding How Code-share Agreements Work
Replies: 5
Views: 4695

Details Regarding How Code-share Agreements Work

In the Star Alliance do all the participating airlines allocate a certain number of seats on certain flights to be sold by partner airlines? For example, in the sky team alliance, does Delta give a percentage of their seats on their <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - Cal...

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by US A333 PIT
Tue May 20, 2003 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airways 1st Q Financials
Replies: 14
Views: 2635

RE: U.S. Airways 1st Q Financials

Haveric: I'm sorry, but I'm failing to see how a company can "make a profit" and "lose $250 million" at the same time. Definitionaly, profit/loss equals revenues minus costs. If that number is negative 250 million I don't see how it could be recorded as a profit. Would you mind explaining yourself h...

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