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by MAH4546
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 123
Views: 13694

Re: Whats next at IAH?

With AF adding DFW in S19, can we expect anymore int'l tails in IAH soon? Not looking good right now. Though earlier in the year, ET was the latest buzz, now they seem to have gone silent, as has MU from last year’s “pending” service. Well, at least we have our EK whale back. What are you complaini...

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by MAH4546
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 117
Views: 8937

Re: South Florida aviation thread - 2018

Effective October 28, Avianca is adding an additional flight to Miami from Bogota. Going from 3 to 4 daily. AV126 BOG0915 – 1304MIA 333 D AV127 MIA1524 – 1900BOG 333 D So much capacity from MIA/FLL to Colombia it's incredible. In terms of intercontinental city pairs MIA/FLL to BOG must be among the...

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by MAH4546
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1626
Views: 134938

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

SCQ83 wrote:
FGITD wrote:
Did hear last night however that MXP might happen, just not courtesy of Primera.


Norwegian then.


Norwegian cancelled long-haul from Milan before it started.

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by MAH4546
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumours about Air France US expansion
Replies: 82
Views: 10106

Re: Air France Us expansion

Planes4you wrote:
compensateme wrote:
I think your “friend” made this “rumor” up. KLM ended service to DFW in 2015, and DFW is not a slotted airport.


I didn't say KLM was coming back I said that Air France is taking their slot


There's no slots at DFW.

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by MAH4546
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 226
Views: 17292

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

Latam is ending LIM. Thought the route was doing well but I guess Avianca got to them. At least we got seasonal WOWair flights to KEF. I think we will see more expansion from Spirit into South America if the markets warrant it. If NK orders the A321LR, no doubt they're going into Brazil. [twoid][/ ...

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by MAH4546
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MKE-MCO on DL- Seasonal?
Replies: 9
Views: 696

Re: MKE-MCO on DL- Seasonal?

Delta runs a lot of Saturday-only flights, mainly with ERJ-170s, from Midwest/Northeast stations to Orlando and Miami during the winter months using otherwise parked planes.

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by MAH4546
Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1566
Views: 91557

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

The FLL flight isn’t doing bad actually, the connections from EK help and there are normally 120+ bags. Last night there were 140 or so. The loads might not be doing bad but if you look at how their revenue compares to other XXX-FLL routes, DTW is among the worst with CLE. I really think they shoul...

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by MAH4546
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could DL launch MIA-CDG?
Replies: 32
Views: 3874

Re: Could DL launch MIA-CDG?

DL/JV employs a 77W in the CDG-MIA market while AA merely flies a 772 in the market. To me it looks like DL/JV already has the upper hand in the MIA-CDG market over American. AA flies their highest density two class plane on MIACDG. What else do you expect them to fly? MIACDG is in insanely huge lo...

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by MAH4546
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 456
Views: 57673

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

Rookie87 wrote:

Here i thought AA had the same J seat as CX.


The AA 77W and Cathay have the same seat, that is correct. Although AA has many different J seats.

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by MAH4546
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 42142

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

miaami wrote:
Curious how the JFK-LAX/SFO trans-cons are doing? Could this be the next thing AA cedes to DL/B6?


They continue to be strong performers and AA won't be ceding these. Ceding JFK-LAX especially is laughable given AA's position in the market.

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by MAH4546
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could DL launch MIA-CDG?
Replies: 32
Views: 3874

Re: Could DL launch MIA-CDG?

MIA is effectively an AA fortress hub. In no way is MIA a "fortress" hub for AA or anyone else... while AA often takes advantage of the near limitless demand for service throughout the Americas, they cannot in any significant way manipulate said market in the way a "real" fortre...

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by MAH4546
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could DL launch MIA-CDG?
Replies: 32
Views: 3874

Re: Could DL launch MIA-CDG?

evanb wrote:
More likley might be AMS since KL don't serve AMS-MIA and would provide a different point of sale and connecting point in the same JV.


KLM already flies Miami-Amsterdam.

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by MAH4546
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Polish Airlines to Miami
Replies: 26
Views: 4970

Re: LOT Polish Airlines to Miami

727LOVER wrote:
With this and RAM starting....has MIA surpassed JFK in # of TATL carriers?


No. Trans-Atlantic, including Europe, Africa, Middle East and Central Asia, JFK has 38 and MIA has 25. But if you consider only European carriers, MIA has 22 and JFK has 24.

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by MAH4546
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 29667

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

I live in PHX and find AA to be a great Airline for all of my destinations including TPAC. PHX fills an important roll in AA's hub system. Around 50% of all traffic is O&D. Roughly 950,000 Pax a month use AA in PHX. About 425,00 a month are connecting passengers. DFW has only a slight higher am...

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by MAH4546
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 29667

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

Doug Parker and the incredibly toxic culture of US Airways that PMUS employees spread brought down AA. It will take a lot to fix this failing airline.

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by MAH4546
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL-WAW route
Replies: 44
Views: 6266

Re: ATL-WAW route

slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
ATL geographically would be a horrible location. I would imagine the volume would be heading to California, New York, Boston, DC And Chicago


Replace Boston with Florida (LOT begins Miami in June), but yeah.

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by MAH4546
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 11188

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

It is funny ever since this thread started a couple of weeks ago, 4 new TATL routes have been announced for Berlin: Boston (PF), Newark (PF), Philadelphia (AA) and Toronto (PF). One, Philadelphia. You are confusing Berlin with Brussels. Not really. See the Primera news Ah, now I see. Well that'll l...

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by MAH4546
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 11188

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

SCQ83 wrote:
It is funny ever since this thread started a couple of weeks ago, 4 new TATL routes have been announced for Berlin: Boston (PF), Newark (PF), Philadelphia (AA) and Toronto (PF).


One, Philadelphia. You are confusing Berlin with Brussels.

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by MAH4546
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viva Colombia launches Miami-Santa Marta
Replies: 4
Views: 478

Re: Viva Colombia launches Miami-Santa Marta

I would have thought that either AA or AV would serve that route sooner than later but Viva works great too, which all involved parties luck. It's really satisfying to see more international destinations from secondary Colombian cities and I hope that Bucaramanga (BGA) and Cucuta (CUC) can land a d...

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by MAH4546
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viva Colombia launches Miami-Santa Marta
Replies: 4
Views: 478

Viva Colombia launches Miami-Santa Marta

Viva Colombia will launch 3x weekly service between Santa Marta, Colombia and Miami on December 18th. This is MIA's 7th destination in Colombia (8th from MIA/FLL) and Santa Marta's first service to the States. http://www.torreeldorado.com/viva-air-colombia-autorizada-santa-marta-miami/ Viva Air alre...

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by MAH4546
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 117
Views: 8937

Re: South Florida aviation thread - 2018

OB1504 wrote:
MAH4546 wrote:
OB1504 wrote:


Avianca doesn't do it anymore. It flies MIA-GRU 2x a day now with a daylight.


When did that start? As recently as Sunday I saw PR-OCK parked at G16 for the day.


My bad I thought it had started. November 30th it starts.

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by MAH4546
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 375
Views: 30594

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

I read through the thread, I don't think anyone mentioned this but could they take around 10- E175's and base them into LAS? Fly them only to non-southwest markets on a 1x-3x daily basis. You would compete with Allegiant on a few routes but most of those are only 2x per week and don't cater to the ...

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by MAH4546
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 117
Views: 8937

Re: South Florida aviation thread - 2018

OB1504 wrote:
Miami wrote:

No, they have two daily flights now. Right now the only airlines that still do this are LATAM with a couple of 767s and 787s every day, BoA several times a week with a 767, and Avianca with their Brazilian A330.
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Avianca doesn't do it anymore. It flies MIA-GRU 2x a day now with a daylight.

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by MAH4546
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 117
Views: 8937

Re: South Florida aviation thread - 2018

In addition to Flair bringing MIA's first flights to Edmonton and Winnipeg, Sunwing will bring Miami's first flights to Ottawa, launch December 15th, and Quebec City, launching December 8th. Sunwing will also operate Miami-Montreal and Miami-Toronto from November 17.

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by MAH4546
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018
Replies: 142
Views: 13821

Re: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018

More overcapacity in a trans-Atlantic market that is bound to come crashing down. Not just from Tampa and Denver and Seattle...but Los Angeles and Orlando and Miami and and San Francisco and Boston, too, have too much service to Europe. The planes are easy to fill, but these fares are not sustainab...

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by MAH4546
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018
Replies: 142
Views: 13821

Re: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018

As such, we are seeing airlines like try to diversify by flying to smaller points like Tampa and Dubrovnik and Cleveland and Bologna in hopes of catching a non-stop fare advantage. It makes a lot of sense. You're comparing Tampa to Cleveland, Bologna, and Dubrovnik? 1 of these 4 is a major internat...

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by MAH4546
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018
Replies: 142
Views: 13821

Re: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018

Well...some things....or should I say PEOPLE.... never change :lol: Yawn. I wasn't poking fun at you, but enough said! :) No heart attack here. More overcapacity in a trans-Atlantic market that is bound to come crashing down. Not just from Tampa and Denver and Seattle...but Los Angeles and Orlando ...

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by MAH4546
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 29984

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Miamiairport wrote:
PAP is a bit surprising as that route supposedly was a big money maker but that was probably pre Spirit. With the axing of FLL/PAP does AA have any P2P routes left except for RDU/LHR?


Pre-Spirit? They have coexisted on the route for a decade. Definitely surprising.

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by MAH4546
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 28147

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

I have to guess that the odds of LH starting PHL-MUC next year just shot way up after AA announced they're moving the route to Charlotte. Why? It's not a major market. I highly doubt that ever launches. PHL-FRA has historically not been the best for them; even saw their low-cost "Jump" se...

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by MAH4546
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc Launches Miami in April 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1501

Royal Air Maroc Launches Miami in April 2019

Big day for announcements. Since Royal Air Maroc made the application a few weeks ago, this isn't unexpected, but we now know that it will launch on April 3rd, 2019 and be thrice a week. Not bookable on RAM's website as of yet. Link in French: https://www.maghrebemergent.info/maroc-ram-compte-lancer...

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by MAH4546
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 29984

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Mildly surprised that MIA didn't get anything out of this. There had been rumors that AA was interested in Seville, which could have fit as a MIA route. I could have also seen a return to MAN or FRA or the start of DUB. Yet all is quiet on the Miami front. Miami is getting Córdoba, Argentina in Apr...

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by MAH4546
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: any chance of SY expanding in MIA or MCO
Replies: 8
Views: 750

Re: any chance of SY expanding in MIA or MCO

Well they just expanded TPA, i dont see MIA. FL had service to MIA but couldnt rrally do anything to make it work, thats why most LCC use FLL. If im not mistaken MIA is expensive to operate in if your IATA code isnt AA, and the high cost of ops their doesnt work well with lcc business model Sun Cou...

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by MAH4546
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY adds BNA.
Replies: 26
Views: 2608

Re: SY adds BNA.

I was unaware SY was in MIA. What other routes are there? MSP-MIA runs there at least seasonally. I guess I forgot they were there. FLL is the hive for most of these things. I guess they did BNA-MIA rather than FLL to keep distance from WN. Yeah, Sun Country has flown to Miami for 30+ years uninter...

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by MAH4546
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Int'l Routes from CLT
Replies: 91
Views: 6659

Re: Future Int'l Routes from CLT

Why is everyone so sure BA is going to come to CLT? AA already covers the route, and there are no signs that it needs specifically more CLT capacity to LHR. ^ This. Why would BA "waste" a slot and aircraft on a high-transfer route that an immunized j/v partner (1) already covers and (2) c...

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by MAH4546
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1626
Views: 134938

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

While I agree with you about New York/Newark, what are you basing Montreal on that you claim it's in a different league than BOS? Population? Number of international airlines that fly there/serve it? It's simply about Montreal's connection to French speaking Europe. Boston's can't compare. Montreal...

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by MAH4546
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1626
Views: 134938

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

If UA can operate profitably to EWR and IAD, AC to YUL, I think there should be a case for a GVA-BOS flight. Neither Boston as a hub nor Boston as a market and city are in the same league as New York dba Newark, DC or Montreal. While I agree with you about New York/Newark, what are you basing Montr...

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by MAH4546
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia route expansion?
Replies: 133
Views: 10867

Re: Philadelphia route expansion

I am surprised that AA doesn’t fly to the Nordics. If they ever fly to ARN/OSL/CPH I guess that PHL is best suited for such a route. Tough market for U.S. carriers because it's so concentrated on Scandinavia point of sale. Big market, but it's even more NY/Miami/California-centric than others. Plus...

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by MAH4546
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET To Start ADD-LIS-MAD
Replies: 34
Views: 4383

Re: ET To Start ADD-LIS

According to a Portuguese website ET will start ADD-MAD-LIS. 4x Weekly using a B788, starting on the 28th October 2019 So it seems BCN didn’t work as a tag, let’s hope LIS does. Should have plenty of connecting traffic to LAD/JNB/MPT https://newsavia.com/ethiopian-comeca-em-outubro-rota-para-lisboa...

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by MAH4546
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is BRU so underserved to major US hubs?
Replies: 98
Views: 11280

Re: Why is BRU so underserved to major US hubs?

The three largest trans-Atlantic gateways - JFK, EWR and MIA - have flights to BRU. I'm curious as to how you are gauging size here. Innovata data shows MIA to be behind JFK, EWR, LAX, ORD and IAD in terms of seats to Europe in the 12 months through 30th September. If you include the Middle East, M...

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by MAH4546
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 42142

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

With AA wanting to fly to more Eastern European cities, how would a flight to WAW, VIE, IST, OTP or DME from PHL sound. Personally I could see WAW and DME being the most realistic. Also is there any word on possible South American expansions from any of the hubs? Seems like it’s been quiet down the...

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by MAH4546
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 11188

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

Miami-Berlin is one of the largest trans-Atlantic city pairs without service. If EuroWings ever decided to go into TXL long-haul, I'm sure it would be a route for them.

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by MAH4546
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repubs support Trump able to shut down news sites
Replies: 200
Views: 3855

Re: Repubs support Trump able to shut down news sites

Censorship, suppression of free speech and restrictions on freedom of the press are ideas that are supported by and advocated by liberals and the Democratic Party in this country, not conservatives. I always find it hysterical when liberals try to act like the think otherwise. Republicans firmly bel...

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by MAH4546
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 28147

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

Seems GLA Delta being downgraded for S19 to domestic 757 with no lieflat biz class. Thats a disappointment as its the best 757 biz class on the market (compare with UA/AA). Think some other routes get these too? Don't they also send 757s to GLA? UA, DL and AA all use the same exact B/E Diamond off-...

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by MAH4546
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is BRU so underserved to major US hubs?
Replies: 98
Views: 11280

Re: Why is BRU so underserved to major US hubs?

Agreed, it's actually pretty decent with ATL, JFK, ORD, EWR, IAD, YUL and YYZ. Many other European cities like GVA or BCN would like this sort of year-round service to N America. And TUIfly year-round to Miami and I think Orlando, but not sure if Orlando still operates. Surprised TUI doesn't do a C...

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by MAH4546
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is BRU so underserved to major US hubs?
Replies: 98
Views: 11280

Re: Why is BRU so underserved to major US hubs?

If you look on a map, BRU is very underserved to major US hubs compared to cities surrounding it. To the east is FRA, to the west is LHR, to the north is AMS, to the south is CDG. All 4 are very well served by all the 3 US airlines from major hubs. But BRU is missing several big holes compared to i...

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by MAH4546
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 136
Views: 6112

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

I heard a rumour recently that Trump was open to having a meeting with Rouhani, or did this fall by the wayside after Trump's capital letter twitter rant a few weeks back. Trump did say he was open to meeting with Rouhani. Or anyone for that matter. But Rouhani quickly responded saying that would n...

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by MAH4546
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAX Non Stop West Coast Service
Replies: 37
Views: 4017

Re: JAX Non Stop West Coast Service

Tradewinds71 wrote:
Forgive my lack of understanding of how PDEW data is gathered, but does it factor in "bleed" to surrounding airports? I'm assuming there's a lot of it to MCO from JAX.


They are 150 miles apart and JAX is well served. There's probably barely any.

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by MAH4546
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 111
Views: 13998

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

Your obsession with AA reducing JFK is incredibly odd.

AA likely likes what they have with JFK as is. They aren’t waiting for anything.

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