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by spinotter
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa A319 hit at FRA
Replies: 31
Views: 11295

Re: Lufthansa A330 hit at FRA

Did not we just got over the news that one of the driver drove Air China plane to the grass? So first of all, this driver had a heart attack, but good job blaming him, would like to see you acting in such a situation. First do your research & then blame others. Thank you! Secondly, in general, ...

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by spinotter
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying with an emotional support animal may soon get a whole lot more difficult
Replies: 60
Views: 6856

Re: Flying with an emotional support animal may soon get a whole lot more difficult

people who cannot fly without their pet shouldn't fly excepting seeing eye dogs or other actual service animals the pathology of the USA's pet fetish must be confronted Agree 100%. People are pretty spoiled these days. It is hard on the pets and hard on one's fellow passengers. But it's hard to put...

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by spinotter
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW 1983 airport master plan
Replies: 15
Views: 2904

Re: DTW 1983 airport master plan

Thank you for posting this - this is great! It's surprising there wasn't a walkway from the proposed G Concourse to the international terminal; this would have made it easier for people making connections. In the mid 1970s, there was a huge diorama of DTW's then-master plan on the wall next to the ...

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by spinotter
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying with an emotional support animal may soon get a whole lot more difficult
Replies: 60
Views: 6856

Re: MAJOR crackdown on "Emotional Support" pets on the way

jumbojet wrote:
scbriml wrote:
So I can't take my emotional support giraffe on my next United flight? Outrageous.


Seriously, who has a giraffe as a pet to begin with?


It's not outside the range of what is conceivable, but I doubt that anyone would consider bringing a giraffe on an airplane - but then, you never know.

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by spinotter
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR drone activity planned for 13th September
Replies: 24
Views: 4524

Re: LHR drone activity planned for 13th September

How many of these "activists" have dogs? Dogs are FAR worse for the environment than aviation is. Instead of trying to disrupt aviation, these activists should be encouraging people to have fewer dogs, or none at all. That would make a much bigger impact on global warming than disrupting ...

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by spinotter
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners Past: National Airlines receives their 1st Boeing 747
Replies: 32
Views: 4773

Re: Airliners Past: National Airlines receives their 1st Boeing 747

The first 747s routinely had engine failures on taxi out. Often restarted and continued as normal. Long story short, for better or worse we have become risk averse 50 years later. That makes us safer, but also fuels a narrative that Boeing has problems. Any new plane has teething problems. New plan...

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by spinotter
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS new livery?
Replies: 172
Views: 46012

Re: SAS new livery?

That does indeed look a hell of a lot better than any contemporary livery of any airline. Unfortunately the suits of any company would never alow anything as modern as that. Boring, design-less billboards all over. Please bring the viking dragon livery back like we have on OY-KBO: https://www.airli...

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by spinotter
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA end Narita service?
Replies: 68
Views: 8299

Re: Will AA end Narita service?

Here's the original application showing that China was included from the beginning: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOT-OST-2010-0034-0001 It gets a little confusing because AA-JL made a motion to combine their application into a single docket with the UA-NH application, which motion was app...

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by spinotter
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay ending YVR-JFK service
Replies: 97
Views: 14369

Re: Cathay ending YVR-JFK service

The route lost money cause they wouldn't go through US Preclearance in YVR. Why would pax from Vancouver want to fly a route where they have to do customs at JFK instead while there is a perfectly fine preclearance facility at YVR. Would it have been possible for the passengers on HKG-YVR-JFK to go...

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by spinotter
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Miami mechanic arrested for sabotaging aircraft
Replies: 101
Views: 16000

Re: AA Miami mechanic arrested for sabotaging aircraft

Lock him up and throw away the key. Horrible and appalling for someone charged with responsibility for so many people’s lives. Agree 100%. How could a mechanic whose job is to ensure passenger and crew safety do something like this? I hope there is a long term in prison. Are people crazier these da...

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by spinotter
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada fined for not using French language
Replies: 147
Views: 18287

Re: Air Canada fined for not using French languag0q

Remember that when AC acquired CP in 1999-2000, they had to teach many CP employees how to speak French. Thus, it is definitely not surprising that AC got in trouble for not using French when requested. In terms of the linguistic situation in Canada, I heard that in Quebec, less than half of the po...

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by spinotter
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilots now going after AeroMexico JV over concerns for labor arbitrage
Replies: 45
Views: 5609

Re: Delta pilots now going after AeroMexico JV over concerns for labor arbitrage

It’s always amazed me that DL can get away with so much JV flying. Business wise it makes sense, and benefits them tremendously. But it’s essentially subcontracting and I can’t believe the contract with the pilots doesn’t address it more. I think like scope clauses, JV clauses are going to be huge ...

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by spinotter
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is consolidation over in the US ?
Replies: 115
Views: 11630

Re: Is consolidation over in the US ?

Oh, did I say “mainline?” Oh well mainline - regional there seems to be a lot of confusion there. Always figured to be a mainline airline you must have a regional non-mainline entity that mainline employees did not work at. There seems to be a lot of confusion on that subject and not to digress or ...

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by spinotter
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is consolidation over in the US ?
Replies: 115
Views: 11630

Re: Is consolidation over in the US ?

In regards to a number 6 acquisition by AS... as has been the ongoing speculation here... I really do not feel B6 would be the first “mainline” on their target for the consolidation wet dream many seem to have on here. But heck what does one really know or not know. But if not B6, who else would AS...

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by spinotter
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20302

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

Nothing sadder than aging hippies. There is something infinitely sadder than an aging hippie - a suicidal humanity marching toward oblivion in total ignorance. You seem to belong to that group. What is really insane, burning fossil fuels at a rate of 100.000 or upto a million time faster than earth...

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by spinotter
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How will Hawaiian react to competition from Southwest?
Replies: 88
Views: 10440

Re: How will Hawaiian react to competition from Southwest?

You are missing a key part of this. Hawaiian is one of the main employers in the state of Hawaii (Actually 2nd largest). The Hawaiian state government is not going to let some Haole airline from Dallas destroy a company that employees 7k people on the islands. It doesn't matter what Southwest has, ...

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by spinotter
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How will Hawaiian react to competition from Southwest?
Replies: 88
Views: 10440

Re: How will Hawaiian react to competition from Southwest?

I've always personally believed that WN's entry to the market was going to kill Alaska's Hawaii business rather than Hawaiian. Hawaiian has the Hawaiian state government's full support, brand loyalty, and a way larger network from the islands than Southwest could ever muster while Alaska is in a st...

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by spinotter
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20302

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

Agree w/ this 100%. In my experience, the people w/ the strongest opinions have either never visited a place, or been to a place once 20 years ago and will judge a place the way they saw it until the day they die. Both terrible ways to go about life and also (in my case) a terrible way to do busine...

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by spinotter
Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17 - 5 years ago
Replies: 55
Views: 7904

Re: MH17 - 5 years ago

. . . So really, Malaysian Airlines cannot be blamed in any way, it seems. Simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Do people think it was done intentionally, or by mistake for another type of aircraft? Why would anyone shoot down a Malaysian airliner on purpose? What payback? Or just inexperie...

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by spinotter
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW/ORD
Replies: 125
Views: 16517

Re: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW

How did an Alaska schedule adjustment that doesn’t involve Portland once again indicate Alaska is cutting Portland? Absolutely bonkers. PDX is the new DTW. There are all kinds of different possiilities in the future. Somebody suggests maybe cuts in PDX after cuts in SAN, retreat to SEA. A possible ...

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by spinotter
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20302

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

As you must comprehend, I did not mean that comment seriously. But your question was just too tempting for me to resist. Besides, I thought you were a LAX dude. I used to live in Los Angeles 13 years ago when I signed up for this site. Texas has been my home state since 2010. People love to crap on...

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by spinotter
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Summer From Hell
Replies: 95
Views: 15756

Re: AA's Summer From Hell

So how much back would have been fair in your opinion? 100% of the one way portion. Flying someone to the hub and then telling them that they’re stuck there for two nights isn’t accommodating. I wish they had cancelled me in Portland - at least then I would have flown non-stop after paying full far...

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by spinotter
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17 - 5 years ago
Replies: 55
Views: 7904

Re: MH17 - 5 years ago

Are you insinuating that MH had any part of responsibility in MH17??? Were other airlines flying over the eastern Ukraine at the time of the crash? That might be a reason to find fault with MH. But as others have said, airlines and governments are much more careful of where they will fly because of...

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by spinotter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20302

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

So you're proud of your own ignorance? That's nice. As you must comprehend, I did not mean that comment seriously. But your question was just too tempting for me to resist. Besides, I thought you were a LAX dude. I used to live in Los Angeles 13 years ago when I signed up for this site. Texas has b...

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by spinotter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Summer From Hell
Replies: 95
Views: 15756

Re: AA's Summer From Hell

I had an award trip with them earlier this summer. Going there was fine. Coming back was the problem. There was weather. Look, I get it and I'm not blaming them for that but the way the whole thing was handled was miserable. After they eventually cancelled, they sent everyone to this giant line. Wh...

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by spinotter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20302

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

LAXdude1023 wrote:
spinotter wrote:
LAXdude1023 wrote:

What do you think our culture was?


I didn't know that you had a culture.


So you're proud of your own ignorance? That's nice.


As you must comprehend, I did not mean that comment seriously. But your question was just too tempting for me to resist. Besides, I thought you were a LAX dude.

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by spinotter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17 - 5 years ago
Replies: 55
Views: 7904

Re: MH17 - 5 years ago

MH seems very accident prone, with this and the disappearance. Are you insinuating that MH had any part of responsibility in MH17??? Were other airlines flying over the eastern Ukraine at the time of the crash? That might be a reason to find fault with MH. But as others have said, airlines and gove...

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by spinotter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20302

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

Sad, isn’t it. So sad that states lose their identity and what made the unique when ‘outsiders’ move and change the culture. I'm sorry, but the identity of Texas before high-tech Austin and massive immigration is not something anyone would shed a single tear over. What do you think our culture was?...

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by spinotter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada fined for not using French language
Replies: 147
Views: 18287

Re: Air Canada fined for not using French language

Sounds like this couple will end up in court for something or other and will end up paying back the money anyway. Sad that the system allows for such payouts for something where a simple apology would suffice. If I see a sign I don’t understand I just go on my phone and translate it. Or ask someone...

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by spinotter
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20302

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

Sad, isn’t it. So sad that states lose their identity and what made the unique when ‘outsiders’ move and change the culture. I'm sorry, but the identity of Texas before high-tech Austin and massive immigration is not something anyone would shed a single tear over. Must not be a ‘native’. One wonder...

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by spinotter
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 135246

Re: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

I have been following airline branding and liveries since the late 1950's when I took my first flight (FRA-LHR), and aside from a few of the QF aboriginal designs, there has been nothing as fresh and appealing as BA's World Tails, ever - IMHO. So Britain is insular and Brexit and all that, but to m...

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by spinotter
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CN3 order 105 ARJ21s from COMAC
Replies: 34
Views: 5406

Re: CN3 order 105 ARJ21s from COMAC

https://m.weibo.cn/5120831098/4411067281646750 Per its SinaWeibo feed just now this evening Aug 30, COMAC has announced that each of CN3 has today signed agreement to buy 35 ARJ21s from the Chinese jet maker, representing a big order of 105 for the regional jet. This is absolutely and definitely a ...

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by spinotter
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 135246

Re: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

I disagree 100%. Thatcher was being jingoistic and small-minded as usual. The world tails were among the most interesting and beautiful liveries ever. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Airways_ethnic_liveries From a marketing and branding standpoint, they were literally meaningless. Being all t...

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by spinotter
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20302

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

People from Austin aren't Texans. I could say more but I'd probably get banned off this site. I don't want to go too off topic but Austin is somewhat to Texas what Portland is to Oregon, Berkeley to SF/California, Sedona to Arizona, Asheville to North Carolina and the State of Vermont to U.S.A. Bac...

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by spinotter
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20302

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

Is it far-fetched for AUS to make a new-terminal-exclusivity-deal with Delta say for a 12-gate complex for them to start a hub in the next 4-5 years? This would guarantee Delta gate space and AUS support and most likely guarantee Delta international service to those destinations mentioned, at least...

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by spinotter
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR drone activity planned for 13th September
Replies: 24
Views: 4524

Re: LHR drone activity planned for 13th September

How many of these "activists" have dogs? Dogs are FAR worse for the environment than aviation is. Instead of trying to disrupt aviation, these activists should be encouraging people to have fewer dogs, or none at all. That would make a much bigger impact on global warming than disrupting ...

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by spinotter
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America
Replies: 31
Views: 7661

Re: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America

As far as Airbus is concerned, one could also say „de domste boeren hebben de dikste aardappelen”. They started the A320 family with the goal to steal some 300 or so orders from the historic McDonnell-Douglas/Boeing/Fokker oligopoly. There had been high risks and even Airbus themselves had not been...

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by spinotter
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20302

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

Yeah I think Podonktown, USA is eyeing big international routes as well... AUS handled 16m passengers last year and is on pace for 17+ this year (basically growing at 8-9% per year), which is about on par with PDX, which has nonstop service to Asia, and bigger than SJC/ONT (though those are obvious...

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by spinotter
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of AA hub at PHX
Replies: 103
Views: 9604

Re: Future of AA hub at PHX

Junction wrote:
PHX is to AA what DEN is to UA and SLC is to DL.


That is thought-provoking. Meaning that every one of the US3 must have an intermountain hub?

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by spinotter
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico's president suggests his government may resucitate Mexicana de Aviacion
Replies: 40
Views: 6493

Re: Mexico's president suggests his government may resucitate Mexicana de Aviacion

I would not oppose Mexico gaining a national carrier. Unfortunately AeroMexico has largely become Delta South, so why not form a new national carrier using the historic and to many beloved Mexicana brand. These resuscitation attempts do not usually work out. And from a president who has wasted bill...

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by spinotter
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America
Replies: 31
Views: 7661

Re: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America

Everybody knows better looking back. [...] As far as Airbus is concerned, one could also say „de domste boeren hebben de dikste aardappelen”. They started the A320 family with the goal to steal some 300 or so orders from the historic McDonnell-Douglas/Boeing/Fokker oligopoly. There had been high ri...

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by spinotter
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda looks for 3rd CEO in 3 years
Replies: 13
Views: 1500

Re: Garuda looks for 3rd CEO in 3 years

346fetish wrote:
What are the main factors leading to such poor results at GA?


Corruption and mismanagement!

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by spinotter
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol
Replies: 57
Views: 8758

Re: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol

Judge1310 wrote:
RetiredNWA wrote:
This is hardly a “big” presence.


Uh oh, calm down there buddy, sorry that scissor-hub operations aren't 'de rigeur' as they used to be... :roll:


De rigueur, please.

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by spinotter
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 205
Views: 18364

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Interesting suggestions. I am not sure I see Gatwick or Karlsruhe happening, but many others seem reasonable. I don't think they can get traffic rights for Vienna-Baku. As for Odesa, they will be operating it from Bratislava presumably because of subsidies offered by Odesa to cities not already ser...

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by spinotter
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds Boston To Grand Cayman
Replies: 12
Views: 2421

Re: American Airlines Adds Boston To Grand Cayman

US also used to do BOS-BDA/AUA. AUA was dropped around 2010. They may have done BOS-NAS at some point as well, IIRC. I wonder if internally US/AA regrets their drawdown of BOS, seeing how DL somehow was able to make their BOS expansion work. it's precisely because DL's expansion that made AA cut so...

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by spinotter
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds Boston To Grand Cayman
Replies: 12
Views: 2421

Re: American Airlines Adds Boston To Grand Cayman

jfklganyc wrote:
Weird addition.

As long as there is money to be made, right?


Totally. But AA in BOS? And to a seasonal destination like GCM? Once a week in the high season? I tentatively put forward the hypothesis that this might be a signal from AA to DL. If so, what sort of signal?

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by spinotter
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC rolls out game-changing policies abandoning “One Route One Carrier” restriction in a gradual manner
Replies: 55
Views: 14426

Re: CAAC rolls out game-changing policies abandoning “One Route One Carrier” restriction in a gradual manner

Routes out of mainland China (HK, MO, TW not included) to destinations in the Americas, Europe (excluding Russia), Oceania/Africa are classified as Category II international long-haul routes subject to certain restrictions Few things make me angrier than the CCP behaving as if it should be the legi...

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by spinotter
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 116
Views: 15008

Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

I just don’t understand how Delta can claim to be NYC’s #1 airline when it cannot even sustain one flight to Asia nonstop. It’s a gaping hole. I tend to think of UA and DL as equal sharersin NYC air traffic. Delta is not NYC's #1 airline. And UA and Delta are not equal sharers in NYC air traffic. U...

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by spinotter
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs
Replies: 133
Views: 14220

Re: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs

Finally, JV's directly hurt pilots and flight attendants with less and less destinations served with Delta metal. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that all JV's are is the shuffling of flights to foreign carriers that have cheaper costs. I wouldn't be surprised one bit if in 10 years the o...

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by spinotter
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 116
Views: 15008

Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

I agree! It is rather hilarious, and quite sad at the same time actually. Not sure why it's sad or funny. Airlines can't be all things to everyone. DL has no feed in Tokyo and DL customers in the eastern third of the US who want to go to Tokyo can connect in DTW just as easily as JFK. The only cust...

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