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by jnev3289
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 463
Views: 67974

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

AA 777 wrote:
MLIAA wrote:
jnev3289 wrote:
Anyone know the proposed equipment for DFW-MRY?


Embraer 175 from Envoy


Looks to be a Mesa -900 if you go to buy a ticket

Noooooo

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by jnev3289
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 463
Views: 67974

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Anyone know the proposed equipment for DFW-MRY?

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by jnev3289
Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar 2022 World Cup - Impact of current blockade on commercial aviation
Replies: 14
Views: 3722

Re: Qatar 2022 World Cup - Impact of current blockade on commercial aviation

Was hoping to stay in Dubai and fly over to Doha for a match or two with family, so I hope this nonsense gets sorted out before then. So excited for it!

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by jnev3289
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy
Replies: 115
Views: 18207

Re: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy

Interesting to see how many are betting on Alitalia going away 'soon'. The name has been around since 1947, and knowing Italians and the Italian government, the name will be around for a long time. Qatar's plan on making Air Italy the new flag carrier of the country is very far-fetched. The financi...

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by jnev3289
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue is having an internal crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 16511

Re: Jetblue is having an internal crisis

Jetblue doesn't hire cabin cleaners, they expect the FA's, pilots and all non-reving company employees (and anyone traveling on their benefits) to clean the cabin. Now that's cheap as hell. I really don't think that's so unreasonable actually. Have some pride in your company. I don't expect any of ...

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by jnev3289
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue is having an internal crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 16511

Re: Jetblue is having an internal crisis

Jetblue doesn't hire cabin cleaners, they expect the FA's, pilots and all non-reving company employees (and anyone traveling on their benefits) to clean the cabin. Now that's cheap as hell. I really don't think that's so unreasonable actually. Have some pride in your company. I don't expect any of ...

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by jnev3289
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa starts PrivatAir to JED and ADD
Replies: 13
Views: 5791

Re: Lufthansa brings back PrivatAir operation

Are they going to do anything with the PrivatAir 787 stored in the desert? Or am I getting it backwards and a leasing company bought the plane planning to lease it to PrivatAir and they reneged on the deal?

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by jnev3289
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The undisclosed european CSeries customer
Replies: 96
Views: 19061

Re: The undisclosed european CSeries customer

How quickly are any CSeries aircraft being finished and delivered? I feel like there are still so few out there flying today for how long they've been in service

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium
Replies: 178
Views: 44444

Re: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium

Good for them, hopefully it comes to fruition

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 23758

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

Well this might come as a shock to you, but evidently not everyone is as mentally strong as you. I guess you believe they should be barred from flying then, a sort of 2nd class human with different sets of rights? It must be nice to be the arbiter of what is allowed to help emotionally distressed p...

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Jacksonville Ever see TransAtlantic Flights?
Replies: 148
Views: 12824

Re: Will Jacksonville Ever see TransAtlantic Flights?

There have been some major developments and investments in Jacksonville lately, and I think it has tons of potential, but I think it has a ways to go before it becomes a city with Trans-Atlantic service.

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 23758

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

We are talking about mental health here. If emotional support animals were such a great thing for people then it would have become a global phenomenon as was the case with antibiotics for example. Americans are significantly more involved with pets than the rest of the world. 1/3 of the global spen...

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 23758

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

We are talking about mental health here. If emotional support animals were such a great thing for people then it would have become a global phenomenon as was the case with antibiotics for example. Americans are significantly more involved with pets than the rest of the world. 1/3 of the global spen...

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 23758

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

I am sorry but if people really needed an emotional support animal then this would have been a global thing, not a US one. Wow, harsh. If it's not done worldwide then it's not valid I guess. Too bad the NFL is a failure. In-n-Out must be a miserable business considering it is only in the Southwest ...

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 23758

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

There are many cases where this is necessary. The vast majority of support animals are legit. Mostly people who are mentally challenged or veterans with PTSD. I find it sad a bunch of people who were not brave enough to be in the military mocking a federally guaranteed right. I agree people twist i...

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 23758

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

Given the problems this program causes airlines, why not scrap it and let them travel by road and rail? Or does it make money? Starts with "M" and ends with "oney". It was $250 for me to take my Pomeranian with me to California for Christmas under the seat in front of me. Not al...

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 23758

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

I mean, legally, ESAs do not qualify as service animals as far as I know, so it's up to the passenger to utilize common sense. A peacock as a pet is already a stretch. As an ESA, it's just a joke. It's a two-edged sword ... as a business, you have to allow an ADA approved assist animal. ADA even go...

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French Blue to change its name
Replies: 71
Views: 19722

Re: French Blue to change its name

New name will be French Bee. Obligée de changer de marque afin d'éviter un procès avec Jetblue aux Etats-Unis, French Blue se rebaptise French Bee (Abeille française) pour pouvoir desservir San Francisco, sur la route de Papeete, à partir du 6 février. https://imagr.eu/up/XM0ml_DUx-YRdWkAA46BI.jpg ...

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 23758

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

Hey, he did buy an extra seat for the Peacock! So cool, who doesn't love Peacocks?

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Tourism to U.S. declines
Replies: 42
Views: 2384

Re: Tourism to U.S. declines

Two posters already stated two strong arguments: 1) The strength of the dollar 2) The distance and resulting increased costs of travel and time to get to the U.S. for a large portion of the world's population But you guys can feel free to speculate it's about people feeling unwelcome by the Preside...

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Origin of Airline Names
Replies: 170
Views: 15338

Re: Origin of Airline Names

Slightly related, but slightly not, does anyone know why Southwest has WN as their 2 letter identifier? Per 'Hard Landing' it was randomly assigned by IATA. Air Namibia (SW) was known as South West Air Transport so they had SW locked down. It's amusing to me they chose to have a randomly assigned o...

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Origin of Airline Names
Replies: 170
Views: 15338

Re: Origin of Airline Names

https://www.southwestaircommunity.com/t ... ba-p/41573

So basically no one knows?
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klakzky123 wrote:
jnev3289 wrote:
Slightly related, but slightly not, does anyone know why Southwest has WN as their 2 letter identifier?


https://www.southwestaircommunity.com/t ... ba-p/41573

So basically no one knows?

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC
Replies: 359
Views: 45022

Re: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC

Whoa

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Origin of Airline Names
Replies: 170
Views: 15338

Re: Origin of Airline Names

Slightly related, but slightly not, does anyone know why Southwest has WN as their 2 letter identifier?

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Tourism to U.S. declines
Replies: 42
Views: 2384

Re: Tourism to U.S. declines

Big whoop. I've visited every continent other than Antarctica too. Claiming the USA isn't welcoming is just completely untrue. Have you ever been there? They are the friendliest most optimistic people I've ever met. Virtually every nation on earth is kind to tourists- the USA included. If you've tr...

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia plans new "Concorde"
Replies: 31
Views: 7365

Re: Russia plans new "Concorde"

CPHFF wrote:
Nothing on BALTIA's website yet.

Dying :rotfl:

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Tourism to U.S. declines
Replies: 42
Views: 2384

Re: Tourism to U.S. declines

People base their travel on the President of the country and how long it takes to get through security? Who are these mooks? Mexico is a disaster but I sill visit with not even a thought. Turkey? Awesome beaches and food. Japan? Let's go. China? Lets go to the Forbidden City. The USA.....oh god no ...

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 215220

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

So when will the "Proudly all Boeing" stickers be removed?

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL new requirements for service/emotional support animals
Replies: 31
Views: 2540

Re: DL new requirements for service/emotional support animals

So now you have to show your $20 ebay doctor's note 48 hours before? Is this really a big change? I'm guessing the 48 hours gives them time to actually verify the note and to better spot trends such as certain doctors who write a ton of notes. And on the very off chance they are noting doctor's nam...

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL new requirements for service/emotional support animals
Replies: 31
Views: 2540

Re: DL new requirements for service/emotional support animals

So now you have to show your $20 ebay doctor's note 48 hours before? Is this really a big change?

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by jnev3289
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Split Scimitar winglet customers
Replies: 28
Views: 5239

Re: Split Scimitar winglet customers

Would any future blank sheet aircraft come with Scimitar-like winglets standard since they seem to undoubtedly aid in fuel efficiency?

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: One type airlines
Replies: 33
Views: 4167

Re: One type airlines

Spirit (112 planes) and Frontier (78 planes) are all A320/1 currently. Allegiant (58 Airbus with 27 more on order) will be all A320 soon and Sun Country (26 planes) is all B737. Porter (29 planes) is all Q400 and Republic (131 planes) is all E170/5

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country to Change Strategy
Replies: 191
Views: 28596

Re: Sun Country to Change Strategy

With transformation to a ULCC and the product unbundling makes really no sense to offer freebie perks like free checked bags, seat selection, upgrades, priority boarding when these can be key components of ancillary revenue on top of low base fares. People need to accept that yesterdays SY is not t...

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest Airlines sues website that monitored changes in airfare
Replies: 24
Views: 3678

Re: Southwest Airlines sues website that monitored changes in airfare

Google flights does NOT scrape airline websites for fares. It gets them from ITA price matrix, like the various Expedia-owned Online Travel Agent websites. When Kayak started many moons ago, they did this, and all the airlines blocked them and sued them. Kayak reopened by buying ITA data. Southwest...

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines first aircraft in new livery, plans expansion as ULCC
Replies: 52
Views: 10911

Re: Flair Airlines first aircraft in new livery, plans expansion as ULCC

Three management changes in 18 months, operating one of the most inappropriate airframes I can think of for ULCC operations. It’s a match made in heaven. https://raymondjames.bluematrix.com/sellside/EmailDocViewer?encrypt=9bcebab0-2bf3-4ed6-84f8-3debba1e5bc8&mime=pdf&co=RaymondJames&id=...

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Argentina's first plane - PIC
Replies: 23
Views: 7257

Re: Norwegian Argentina's first plane - PIC

aemoreira1981 wrote:
The planes for the Argentina operation should have Argentinian figures on the tail and a royal blue nose at some point.

I agree it should be different, but it's understandable why it's not. Easier from their POV to keep a similar livery

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by jnev3289
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Worst Airline in the USA?
Replies: 106
Views: 15225

Re: B6 Worst Airline in the USA?

Fake news garbage gets to stay but you point out the values of a social media presence by an airline and you get deleted... Unbelievable

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair goes back to Baltimore
Replies: 63
Views: 6725

Re: Icelandair goes back to Baltimore

BWIAirport wrote:
FI643 KEF1705-1925BWI 752 x1256
FI642 BWI2035-0620KEF +1 752 x1256

according to the booking on Icelandair.com

70 minute ground time. Interesting

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair goes back to Baltimore
Replies: 63
Views: 6725

Re: Icelandair goes back to Baltimore

Great for BWI. Still waiting for another major European carrier to start there though...

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to Launch FLL-STI, GCM
Replies: 15
Views: 2109

Re: JetBlue to Launch FLL-STI, GCM

More options to use my TrueBlue points on!

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by jnev3289
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Celebrities Fly Commercial?
Replies: 50
Views: 8158

Re: When Celebrities Fly Commercial?

When I was a Station Manager for AS at BWI, Ciara (Singer and Russell Wilson's wife) was flying on our BWI-SEA flight and I was instructed to meet her at the sidewalk, have her bags checked, and escort her through the TSA process and onto the plane. She was with an entourage and her son (who was Fac...

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by jnev3289
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA's "basic" economy fare routes
Replies: 18
Views: 1877

Re: UA's "basic" economy fare routes

A lot of times BE ends up getting Econ Plus as those aren't always purchased and are all that is left to assign. And once you get Econ Plus on the first segment, it usually gives it to you on your remaining flights, many times in the Exit Row. It's great for those who don't need to carry-on (or can...

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by jnev3289
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video on Turning around Hawaiian Airlines Airbus
Replies: 9
Views: 2517

Re: Video on Turning around Hawaiian Airlines Airbus

I read one time a description of what happens when a plane turns into a gate and the word that I have always remembered is 'symphony.' That it takes all different departments working in concert for a plane to be turned. Amazing that it can be pulled off, even more amazing that it is done tens of th...

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by jnev3289
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA apologizes to Memphis Hustle players
Replies: 53
Views: 6379

Re: AA apologizes to Memphis Hustle players

Are these blankets in question like the ones AS has that the stations actually throw away every time they clean the planes? It's more expensive to launder them than to buy new ones evidently.

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by jnev3289
Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help identifying this A330
Replies: 13
Views: 2918

Re: Help identifying this A330

Could also be Lucky Air, they have the exact BA livery almost but in Red and Yellow colors, and not on an A330

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by jnev3289
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spain signs openskies with China
Replies: 12
Views: 5032

Re: Spain signs openskies with China

But does Catalonia?

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by jnev3289
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Austral deploys new uniform
Replies: 12
Views: 3123

Re: Air Austral deploys new uniform

Nice, I know they will rarely wear them but the men's hats are a nice touch. Light gray is very "in" right now

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by jnev3289
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Admin wont punish ME3; opts to leave open-skies alone
Replies: 188
Views: 23873

Re: Trump Admin wont punish ME3; opts to leave open-skies alone

Forbes has covered it quite nicely: For American, Delta And United, It's A Case Of 'If At First You Don't Succeed, Whine, And Whine Again' Stop complaining and improve your products. ME3 fanboys / US3 haters, keep saying this but I don't understand it. Let's take an apples-to-apples comparison of t...

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