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by ty97
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/20/19:DL Adds RDU-PIT/MSY;F9 Adds BNA-ORD;FI Drops DFW;WW Closes MCO;VC Drops TLH-SFB
Replies: 63
Views: 10469

Re: OAG Changes 1/20/19:DL Adds RDU-PIT/MSY;F9 Adds BNA-ORD;FI Drops DFW;WW Closes MCO;VC Drops TLH-SFB

**WW KEF-MCO FEB 0.3>0[0] MAR 0.4>0[0] APR 0.4>0[0]

This one surprises me, not just the timing. They can't make low-fare leisure traffic route work to the Mouse House?

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by ty97
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Doug and AA
Replies: 55
Views: 5171

Re: Doug and AA

TWA1985 wrote:
AA is is never going to draw down ORD. Period.


Nor is PHL. Not a fan of PHL personally but it serve a great purpose in the combined AA.

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by ty97
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Doug and AA
Replies: 55
Views: 5171

Re: Doug and AA

While the OP is slightly sensational - the stock has tanked, and AA just forecasted RASM down again last week. Almost a year ago, we heard they were going to try and raise fares to combat rising fuel costs. Fuel ended up going back down, but it appears AA is still more than willing to get involved ...

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by ty97
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN-DL lawsuit takes turn, other airlines could enter DAL
Replies: 85
Views: 11435

Re: WN-DL lawsuit takes turn, other airlines could enter DAL

End this fiasco and give the gates to the only airline that wants them to use them at full capacity that will maximize public benefit--WN. Yeah... because monopolies are always good for the flying public... :roll: With DFW all of about 11 miles from, DAL, giving WN 20 DAL gates would not equate to ...

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by ty97
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why DL use everything from 737 to A330 for ATL TO JFK.
Replies: 30
Views: 5789

Re: Why DL use everything from 737 to A330 for ATL TO JFK.

This isn't uncommon on hub-to-hub routes for the US3 (and I probably beyond the US3, but that's what I'm most familiar with). In part demand on hub-to-hub, in part availability of equipment that may be idling between long haul turns, and in part repositioning. For example, AA runs a mixture of 738/3...

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by ty97
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:32 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: 14502

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

DL LGA-RSW JUN 3>2[3] JUL 3>2[3] AUG 3>2[3] As someone who flies LGA-RSW multiple times a year to visit family, this is not ideal. It's also not surprising considering the sever drop in RSW traffic over the summer. The one potential upside is that both flights are currently loaded as A320 whereas th...

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by ty97
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why don't the US3 fly to other London airports?
Replies: 51
Views: 6694

Re: Why don't the US3 fly to other London airports?

Didn't AA experiment with STN for a short time? AA will never admit it but they flew from JFK to Stansted to out Max jet out of business and they and 9/11 did bankrupt them. Max jet also expanded to all kinds of places like LAX and few other cities, they flew very old 767's. I swear that the AA JFK...

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by ty97
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 802
Views: 79763

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

I think you mean that the Delta club will be the nicest of the 3 (since it will be newest if nothing else). If anything, it's currently Delta who's not competitive and they're a bit late to the game to finally have a club, but just them putting one in doesn't mean that either AA or UA will do a sin...

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by ty97
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL pilot 8 times over the limit at LHR
Replies: 101
Views: 19461

Re: JAL pilot 8 times over the limit at LHR

I didn't realize there was a legal limit for pilots (a legal limit above zero that is), but regardless, that's a crazy level the pilot was at.

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by ty97
Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 802
Views: 79763

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

What about an A380? AUS is an alternate for both IAH and DFW for A380's. Who knows. Perhaps they will have to taxi to the south and around the satellite in order to reach the A380 gates on the east side. Though I don't think many A380's will be coming to AUS anytime soon. It wouldn't be for a while...

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by ty97
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL becoming all-E175 for AS in November
Replies: 69
Views: 9539

Re: DAL becoming all-E175 for AS in November

AA wants the gates and wants flights again. But the DoJ said no. As part of the merger. AA can't fly out of DAL without going to court. It's been a while so I may recall incorrectly, but my recollection is that most/all of the items (gates, slots, etc) that AA gave up at airports included a provisi...

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by ty97
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 13499

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

*AA MIA-RSW DEC 0>0.8 JAN 0>2 FEB 0>2 MAR 0>2 I can't remember when MIA-RSW got cut. Was this when the ATRs were retired from MIA ops? The route stuck around for a bit post-ATR retirement (I think on 145s) but not for terribly long before AA cut it. They brought it back for a a short period (a week...

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by ty97
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Do you think airline company management post here for ideas?
Replies: 34
Views: 3652

Re: Do you think airline company management post here for ideas?

If they do, they should probably be fired.

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by ty97
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 120
Views: 18321

Re: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

BoeingGuy wrote:
Three of the 763s at SLC go to AMS, CDG, and LHR. Where does the fourth go?


HNL

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by ty97
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 120
Views: 18321

Re: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

Very interesting threads, thanks!

I hadn't realize that the MD-88s were not fully consolidated at ATL. I knew they were pulled from LGA but thought they still flowed through other hubs some. Apparently I thought wrong!

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by ty97
Wed May 30, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 12094

Re: New NYC airport

Any expansion of SWF (regardless of the lack of feasibility in this thread for SWF to replace the NYC airports) would like bring up the Stewart State Forest fight again as well.

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by ty97
Tue May 15, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to Close Pilot Base in NYC
Replies: 83
Views: 9989

Re: Alaska to Close Pilot Base in NYC

Ignorant question, but just because they were NYC-based doesn't mean they lived in NYC, does it? Unless AS/VX worked unlike other airlines, it seems that a lot of the NYC-based crews for other airlines don't actually reside in NYC, they commute to NYC.

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by ty97
Sat May 05, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 144
Views: 13025

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

I predicted this response. If I get stuck and don't get home, it impacts my job. Should I risk my job to support their raises? So you only support them if it's convenient to you? If not, you're happy to cross picket lines or give business to their competitors? Your words may say you support labor u...

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by ty97
Sat May 05, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 144
Views: 13025

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

IPFreely wrote:
ty97 wrote:
I support labor unions in general....I'm booking away from CDG and toward AMS to ensure I don't get caught up in it.


So much for supporting labor unions at Air France.


I predicted this response.

If I get stuck and don't get home, it impacts my job. Should I risk my job to support their raises?

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by ty97
Sat May 05, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 144
Views: 13025

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

I support labor unions in general. In the case of AF, I don't know enough about the specifics of the dispute to offer an opinion on the actions of the unions or management, so I won't offer an opinion. But I can tell you, as a DL flier who travels to Europe several times I a year, I'm booking away f...

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by ty97
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How large could DL grow at JFK?
Replies: 43
Views: 5177

Re: How large could DL grow at JFK?

As stated above, I'd be more concerned with slots (at the time DL would want to add flights) then gates. If the slot restrictions were lifted, gated would become an issue, but slot restrictions are not going anywhere.

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by ty97
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are some airport that don’t be have commercial air service but could?
Replies: 54
Views: 4296

Re: What are some airport that don’t be have commercial air service but could?

NYPECO wrote:
SyracuseAvGeek wrote:
The state of Deleware


Wow, I never realized the entire state has no commercial service.


Frontier tried for a few years put pulled out in 2015. DE just is not the back of a state, and its largest city, Wilmington, is 20 miles from PHL.

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by ty97
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are some airport that don’t be have commercial air service but could?
Replies: 54
Views: 4296

Re: What are some airport that don’t be have commercial air service but could?

Naples, FL (APF): AA Eagle to MIA? AA dropped RSW-MIA a few years back, and only brought it back for a couple of weeks during Christmas. I understand Naples area if rather affluent, but it's also 30 minutes closer drive to MIA/FLL than RSW is. If AA can't make the 'main' airport of the area (RSW) w...

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by ty97
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA
Replies: 136
Views: 13564

Re: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA

I have to say this makes sense, and seems like a smart move on the part of AS. VX was wise to jump on slots at limited airports when they did, because those are great assets, but VX never really knew what to do them without an east coast hub. AS, focusing on the west coast, is in the same boat. Good...

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by ty97
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62209

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Lots of diversion to upstate NY from NYC area this morning. Especially SYR, but ALB and BUF getting in on the action as well.

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by ty97
Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/1/2018: UA Ends CLE-MKE;BA Suspends OAK-LGW Until 4/19; AA Drops DFW-UIO, MIA-CNF
Replies: 60
Views: 11630

Re: OAG Changes 4/1/2018: UA Ends CLE-MKE;BA Suspends OAK-LGW Until 4/19; AA Drops DFW-UIO, MIA-CNF

*AA DCA-RSW AUG 1.0>0.6 SEP 1.0>0 OCT 1.0>0 NOV 1.0>0 DEC 1.0>0.4 Pretty sure this route is seasonal. No idea why they'd keep running it in August and then drop it for the Fall. AA JFK-AUS SEP 1.0>2 OCT 1.0>2 NOV 1.0>2 DEC 1.0>2 Interesting add. One of the reasons I moved from AA to DL a couple of ...

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by ty97
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 12695

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

is american considering adding CLT and or DCA service at SWF? most other airports in the area have these routes, and SWF has capacity to expand, so I am not sure why they have such little service to major domestic airports. The airport definitely has the capacity but the demand just doesn't seem to...

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by ty97
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: March 12/13 Nor'easter's Impact On Aviation
Replies: 9
Views: 1298

Re: March 12/13 Nor'easter's Impact On Aviation

A week later, but for tomorrow’s storm (snow is expected from dawn until midnight in NYC), has any airline announced that it won’t pre-emptively cancel the entire slate of flights? A repeat of January’s meltdown isn’t needed again. By departures, cancellations for tomorrow as of 5:37pm ET: EWR 41% ...

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by ty97
Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United suspends new reservations for pets in cargo hold
Replies: 22
Views: 3180

United suspends new reservations for pets in cargo hold

https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wireSt ... itter_abcn
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Temporary suspension while they complete review of pet policies.

Does not impact in-cabin pets.

https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wireSt ... itter_abcn

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by ty97
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: DL and AA exchange JFK and LGA slots
Replies: 51
Views: 6207

Re: DL/AA: Why not a LGA-JFK slot swap?

One could wonder if a joint proposal from American and Delta to end the perimeter rule at LGA combined with a slot swap, so that the slot share of American at LGA increases to the equivalent of United at EWR, while Delta moves most operations to JFK, wouldn't make sense. LGA is the preferred O&...

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by ty97
Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North East Winter Storm Quinn, What Happened to JetBlue?
Replies: 12
Views: 2119

Re: North East Winter Storm Quinn, What Happened to JetBlue?

From what I saw, Jetblue proactively canceled early because of the forecast. As of late Tuesday afternoon, Jetblue had already canceled 422 flights (41% of schedule) systemwide based on storm forecasts.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11740

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

EI105 to JFK took off a little before EI119, and it appears that DL45 has pushed (likely getting de-iced). The EY flight looks like it is back on track to land at DUB.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11740

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

I'm a bit confused as to what's going on at DUB now. It doesn't appear to have snowed in the last while, but nothing is landing. EI105 did recently take off, but the inbound EY41 has started circling over the Irish Sea, much like QR did before they diverted earlier. And UA 23 that went to BRU has no...

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11740

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

Meanwhile the (few) inbounds seem to be circling again, there are still diverted planes at SNN and BFS and no idea if that UA plane is ever getting back from BRU.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11740

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

RyanAir tweeted that they have canceled all flights in and out of Dublin for the day.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11740

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

Airport operations on hold again as they clear the runway again. Diversions occurring, some planes holding and trying to wait it out.

EI136 BOS-DUB which diverted to SNN early this morning is now re-diverting to SNN.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11740

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

LH976 from FRA diverting to MAN reportedly.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11740

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

EY45 on final, at last, after a whole bunch of circling. UA23 is headed for BRU.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11740

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

EY45 still circling, has been for along time. UA23 did one loop over central Ireland and is now over Great Britain. Going to LHR perhaps?

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11740

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

Airport authority appears to be working to get the runways and taxiways cleared, but not departures/arrivals as of right now. EI100 (EWR), EI136 (BOS), EI104 (JFK), EI130 (BDL) all went to Shannon. Looks like ET504 (ADD) did as well. EY45 (AUH) has been circling for quite sometime near DUB. UA23 (EW...

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by ty97
Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow due in UK from mid-week.
Replies: 87
Views: 11911

Re: Snow due in UK from mid-week.

Never forget when i was stuck 4 days at LHR december 2010 because of 5 inches of snow.... I was in Stockholm trying to get home to the US when that ensued. Sat at ARN for hours upon hours waiting for our inbound plane to arrive, until it eventually canceled ever leaving from LHR to ARN. Thankfully ...

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by ty97
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Just Upset Its Customers In a Way No Airline May Have Done Before
Replies: 24
Views: 7247

Re: American Airlines Just Upset Its Customers In a Way No Airline May Have Done Before

The only thing that has every bothered me about that video (not offended me, not even annoyed me, just thought it was a bad idea and a waste of time) was after the intro when the narrator says to follow her and she'll get us on our way and then we watch her just walk through a corridor for 15-20 sec...

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by ty97
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A319 DFW-SBA pictures?
Replies: 30
Views: 6000

Re: DFW-SBA PICS

Not to say that there won't ever be an LAA 319 on that route from time to time, but it is actually scheduled as an LUS 319 as there is still a differentiation between LUS standard, LUS EOW, and LAA 319s. Is there a way to tell that when booking on AA's website, or is it info that is only available ...

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by ty97
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question: will DL restart JFK-Asia on the A350?
Replies: 17
Views: 2155

Re: Question: will DL restart JFK-Asia on the A350?

IF DL ever adds back JFK-Asia, it seems pretty certain it would be an ICN flight at this point, but with the KE JV imminent (if not already implemented?) DL probably doesn't feel the need. As convenient as the NRT flight was for me, I don't see it coming back with the continuing drawdown of the NRT ...

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by ty97
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Busiest Routes
Replies: 56
Views: 12863

Re: Delta Airlines Busiest Routes

It’s peak Presidents Day recess. Whole NE is off and in Florida. Probably not best time to look at FL frequencies as they will be at their highest now. To do a better comparison you should take a shoulder month and compare schedules. I imagine MCO for seats, LGA for flights. Eh, DL is pretty consis...

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by ty97
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA5034 Divert to IAD
Replies: 2
Views: 1113

Re: AA5034 Divert to IAD

looks to be a weather diversion (stiff winds at DCA right now)

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by ty97
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 802
Views: 79763

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

Oh, sorry, I didn’t mean to put you on the defensive. The sarcasm comes natural with me, I’m afraid. It can be hard to tell with writing! I wish they’d develop a “don’t take this seriously” font, y’know? It’s all good. It’s just some people on this site get really defensive and snarky when a new id...

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by ty97
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PDT DASH-8-300 Last Day 7-4-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 4779

Re: PDT DASH-8-300 LAST DAY 7-4-2018

N8665A wrote:
I just checked American's schedule online. They're still showing Dash 8 ops at least until into January 2019, unless the publicly available schedule has yet to be updated.


AA only 'locks' their schedule about 3-4 months out. Anything beyond that is the placeholder schedule and can (will) change.

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by ty97
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yet another emotional support animal controversy - Spirit vs. Hamster
Replies: 78
Views: 7753

Re: Yet another emotional support animal controversy - Spirit vs. Hamster

This doesn't sound like a registered emotional support animal.

Regardless, why is this woman not under arrest after confessing to flushing the hamster?

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by ty97
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 802
Views: 79763

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

malev2012 wrote:
These routes are either currently well served (SEA, PDX, DTW) or just odd PVD, JAX, OMA, MKE?


Some odd ones certainly but if they only run 2 days a week like a lot routes do, perhaps they can work?

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