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by jhsusman
Tue May 21, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Well-Connected Airports
Replies: 10
Views: 1871

Most Well-Connected Airports

From the data below (thanks DEN1895) we know that Denver is the most well connected domestic US station and O'Hare maintains the title of most connected global US-based station. Question: What are the most well connected international hubs (either here in the US or overseas)? Also - if you fast forw...

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by jhsusman
Sat May 18, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 15399

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

Does anyone know how many different destinations (domestic & intl) Denver will serve this summer? DEN has to have one of the biggest (if not the biggest) domestic networks in the U.S. . .

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by jhsusman
Thu May 02, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Starts DEN - FRA today (5/2)
Replies: 17
Views: 3785

Re: United Starts DEN - FRA today (5/2)

5 daily non-stop flights from DEN to Europe on Star Alliance (and associates) during peak season is quite impressive. I wonder if DEN gets the non-stops to Dublin on Aer Lingus and/or to Istanbul on Turkish. . .

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by jhsusman
Thu May 02, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Starts DEN - FRA today (5/2)
Replies: 17
Views: 3785

United Starts DEN - FRA today (5/2)

United is starting their year-round Denver - Frankfurt service today using a 787-8. It will be interesting to see the impact on LH's 747-400 service which departs roughly 2 hours later each direction. Any thoughts on what United (or any other international carrier) will add to Denver next? The A con...

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by jhsusman
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 15399

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

Anyone have any idea how Edelweiss is doing on the ZRH-DEN segment? Any chance Denver gets more frequency or an upgrade to Swiss?

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by jhsusman
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 15399

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

With UA adding DEN - FRA daily and reintroducing the seasonal DEN - LHR next summer I would imagine that the A widebody gates are nearly at capacity in the afternoons. I wonder if they have capacity to add more widebody flights before the new gates open in 2020. I believe Norwegian is bringing back ...

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by jhsusman
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Connected Domestic Hub?
Replies: 4
Views: 1583

Most Connected Domestic Hub?

Apologies if there has been a recent post on this topic but I am curious to know what the most well connected domestic USA hubs are (ie the number of domestic destinations served). I believe ATL, DFW and ORD were up there as of 2017 but DEN has added a ton of new destinations and may be closing in o...

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by jhsusman
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver - Construction Update?
Replies: 1
Views: 555

Denver - Construction Update?

I have noticed lots of progress for the main terminal redesign but so far I haven’t seen any real signs of work for the 39 new gates that are suppose to be ready early next year? Anyone have any insight if there is a delay? I heard that United will get their gates first on the B concourse followed b...

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by jhsusman
Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans
Replies: 144
Views: 26534

Re: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans

Are they planning to expand the FIS facilities to handle the potential increased international traffic?

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by jhsusman
Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 77
Views: 11546

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

Sounds like United is going to announce DEN - FRA very soon. . .

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by jhsusman
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver: New International Flights??
Replies: 4
Views: 1423

Denver: New International Flights??

Recently it's been very quiet as it relates to new international flights to/from Denver. I thought DEN was going to get an Aer Lingus announcement, another European destination from United and possibly more. Anyone have any updates?

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by jhsusman
Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA DEN-LHR
Replies: 31
Views: 6505

Re: UA DEN-LHR

Maybe with the new 787-10s coming later this year that they will trade 2 757-200 flights for 1 787 (almost the same number of seats) and use the freed up slot for year round Denver during winter 2019. . .

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by jhsusman
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3 New routes for UA
Replies: 50
Views: 5177

Re: 3 New routes for UA

Perhaps United doesn't consider Denver - Frankfurt a "new route" as they already JV the LH flight. . .

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by jhsusman
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 140
Views: 19455

Re: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

Already have LH flights to FRA (747-400) and MUC (A350) so I am not sure this makes sense although they regularly go out full. . .

I still think CDG or possibly AMS. . .

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by jhsusman
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 140
Views: 19455

United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

Apparently Scott Kirby said today that they hope to announce another European destination in the near future (besides the seasonal LHR service). https://twitter.com/e_russell/status/1031951198029598721 So what city do people think? Paris? Not sure if he is talking about the expected Aer Lingus Dubli...

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by jhsusman
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Denver: Future International Flights
Replies: 26
Views: 5547

Re: Denver: Future International Flights

I wonder if Emirates is still interested in serving Denver. . .

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by jhsusman
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Denver: Future International Flights
Replies: 26
Views: 5547

Denver: Future International Flights

Lots of construction ramping up in Denver - both the Great Hall re-development and 39 new gate expansion projects are underway. We witnessed a flurry of international service announced / added in 2017 (Norwegian to LGW & CDG, Edelweiss to ZRH, Copa to PTY, etc) but haven't heard of any increment...

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by jhsusman
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zurich - Denver Starts June 4th
Replies: 5
Views: 1329

Re: Zurich - Denver Starts June 4th

I suspect that the $400K incentive package is for Aer Lingus which would be another nice add. At this point DEN has Western Europe quite well covered - I would like to see another flight to Asia, one to the Middle East and possibly a South America nonstop.

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by jhsusman
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zurich - Denver Starts June 4th
Replies: 5
Views: 1329

Zurich - Denver Starts June 4th

Looks like Edelweiss started its seasonal Zurich (ZRH) - Denver (DEN) service which operates twice weekly. Any indication on early booking trends and if they will expand this service? Nice to see Denver get some addition quasi Star Alliance love. . .

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by jhsusman
Wed May 30, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans
Replies: 144
Views: 26534

Re: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans

How many of the new gates will be able to handle widebody aircraft?

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by jhsusman
Tue May 08, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 367405

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Is the DEN - LHR on the 788 going to operate year-round? I wonder how loads are doing. . .

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by jhsusman
Sat May 05, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next US destinations for Europes top 5 airlines?
Replies: 16
Views: 1922

Re: Next US destinations for Europes top 5 airlines?

Got to figure AF, KL and TK are looking at Denver. . .

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by jhsusman
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 77
Views: 11546

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

I wonder how the initial loads on the DEN - ZRH flights look - hopefully DEN gets the main line Swiss soon. I think the ZRH flight starts in a couple of months. . .

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by jhsusman
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Starting DEN - LHR on March 24th
Replies: 1
Views: 694

United Starting DEN - LHR on March 24th

United is re-starting its seasonal nonstop Denver - London Sat, March 24th (UA 26/27) - routing looks to be the 787-8 to/from Tokyo. I wonder if United will ever make this year-round service - I suspect that BA and Norwegian are doing pretty well on this route but don't offer the connections that Un...

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by jhsusman
Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 77
Views: 11546

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

It’s been a number of months since any new international service from Denver has been announced - what’s next? Sounds like Aer Lingus isn’t happening in 2018. . .

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by jhsusman
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22943

Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?

Singapore has 7 A350ULR aircraft on order with the first in assembly. Any idea of when Singapore Air will announce the routes for these new aircraft? We know it will be likely New York / Newark and Los Angeles but this only accounts for 5 frames. Where will the other 2 aircraft be deployed?

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by jhsusman
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 77
Views: 11546

What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

It's been some time since we discussed what we thought would be next new destinations to/from Denver? United claims that they will be adding a lot of capacity to the market in the coming quarters (including bringing back the London flight) but does anyone have any interesting ideas of what's next fo...

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by jhsusman
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH DEN-MUC Switching to A350-900
Replies: 28
Views: 5950

Re: LH DEN-MUC Switching to A350-900

I wonder what the plans are for the FRA - DEN flight which is currently operated by a 747-400. I know Denver did get some 747-8s last fall so maybe an upgauge in the near future? Good to see some newer metal in Denver from LH. . .

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by jhsusman
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Denver Intl Airport
Replies: 185
Views: 29679

Re: What's next for Denver Intl Airport

Don't forget about Emirates to DXB - it's been a rumor for quite some time. . .

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by jhsusman
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ending Xian
Replies: 108
Views: 20041

Re: United ending Xian

Frees up a 787-8 for the new Denver - London route. Not sure how many days a week that UA was offering the X’ian flights. . .

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by jhsusman
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Starting A New U.S. Carrier: Where Would You Locate / Fleet Dynamics
Replies: 26
Views: 2093

Starting A New U.S. Carrier: Where Would You Locate / Fleet Dynamics

If you could start a brand new airline with a sizable fleet from day one (say 100 planes), where would you locate your hub(s) in the U.S. and what would your fleet look like? What routes would you focus on? You must assume that existing infrastructure exists (with the exception of incremental gate c...

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by jhsusman
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Use Denver's Temp Gates (A Concourse)?
Replies: 0
Views: 584

Who Will Use Denver's Temp Gates (A Concourse)?

Hi - anyone know what airlines / flights will be using the soon-to-be introduced temporary gates on the A Concourse at DEN? Any restrictions on aircraft types? I am assuming no jet bridges, am I correct?

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by jhsusman
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates
Replies: 105
Views: 15797

Re: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates

The city council approved the expansion last night so it looks like construction will start next spring. If you look at the mock-up images of the concourse expansions, it’s interesting to see that the A concourse will feature 9 widebody gates - I wonder if any will feature a 3rd jetbridge for any fu...

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by jhsusman
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?
Replies: 36
Views: 12021

Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?

Saw what I believed was a Hawaiian 767 parked out at the United hanger in Denver this week- made me wonder if United was kicking the tires on this bird as they are rumored to be looking for some used 767s. . .

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by jhsusman
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates
Replies: 105
Views: 15797

Re: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates

I wonder if DEN will be building more space for clubs on the concourses - the United clubs on the B Concourse need some desperate attention and are always very crowded. How about a Lufthansa Senator / Biz Class lounge given the daily Frankfurt / Munich flights?

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by jhsusman
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates
Replies: 105
Views: 15797

New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates

As DEN will be gaining more than 25% new gate capacity during the next 3+ years, what do people believe are going to be some of the new routes to be introduced to the Mile High City? With the 39 gates spread pretty evenly among Concourses A, B & C, there should be quite a bit of growth from the ...

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by jhsusman
Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans
Replies: 144
Views: 26534

Re: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans

Are they planning to expand the immigration and customs facilities now that the A concourse is getting a bunch more international gate capacity?

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by jhsusman
Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans
Replies: 144
Views: 26534

Re: Denver International Airport Expansion Plans

I wonder where the extra 13 gates will go? The 26 gates were suppose to be: 12 at the west end of the A Concourse (including some international gates); 10 at the east end of the C Concourse (for Southwest) and 4 at the west end of United's B Concourse. It looks like the temporary A gates (east end) ...

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by jhsusman
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for DEN? - Fall 2017 Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 1330

Re: What's next for DEN? - Fall 2017 Edition

I wonder if NZ is still considering AKL-DEN. . .

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by jhsusman
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for DEN? - Fall 2017 Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 1330

What's next for DEN? - Fall 2017 Edition

Denver landed a bunch of new international flights over the summer - I am curious to hear what people think will be the next international destinations announced. I remember hearing earlier in the summer that we should expect additional announcements this fall. . .

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by jhsusman
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 264
Views: 38565

Re: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent

I would be surprised if it is Denver although the airport has been on a huge roll recently landing a bunch of new international carriers. After the Westjet intro, they did say to look out for additional international announcements in 2017. . .

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by jhsusman
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United relaunches DEN-LHR
Replies: 85
Views: 14539

Re: United relaunches DEN-LHR

One other question: Where is the 788 coming from? Do they have that much slack in the system or are they cutting a 788 route?

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by jhsusman
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United relaunches DEN-LHR
Replies: 85
Views: 14539

Re: United relaunches DEN-LHR

I believe the A concourse has 4 widebody international arrival gates at DEN - how are late afternoons going to work? LH's Frankfurt, Munich, United's LHR, Norwegian's GTW/CDG, Edelweiss's ZRH and BA's LHR all are scheduled to arrive around the same time on many days. Plus you have the regular Mexico...

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by jhsusman
Wed Jul 26, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Gate Additions
Replies: 2
Views: 940

Denver Gate Additions

Apologies if this has been already discussed but I am curious to know how many new gates DEN is getting in the coming months and where they will be located. Will any of the new gates be able to handle widebodies and/or international arrivals? I assume the A concourse will be over capacity very soon ...

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by jhsusman
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 18086

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2017

Anyone hearing anything regarding a NZ AKL to Denver (DEN) announcement? I thought it was being discussed. . .

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by jhsusman
Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss to start Denver-Zurich
Replies: 34
Views: 5531

Re: Edelweiss to start Denver-Zurich

I am guessing the DEN - AKL or DEN - DXB could be the next big international announcement. . .

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by jhsusman
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss to start Denver-Zurich
Replies: 34
Views: 5531

Re: Edelweiss to start Denver-Zurich

Terminal A is going to be really crowded in the evenings next year - BA 747 (LHR), LH 747 (FRA), LH 340-600 (MUC), Norwegian 787-9 (LGW), Edelweiss A330 (ZRH) - Friday evenings only, IcelandAir 757 (KEF) - 2 flights on certain days, all in the evenings, Copa 737 (PTY), plus the numerous late afterno...

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by jhsusman
Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss to start Denver-Zurich
Replies: 34
Views: 5531

Re: Edelweiss to start Denver-Zurich

I don't believe Edelweiss is part of Star Alliance so I am unsure if code-shares are possible. I am hopeful that Swiss is successful on this route and that Denver gets daily service using the full-line Swiss product soon. Any ideas of what's next for DEN? NZ to Auckland? A Chinese carrier? Air Franc...

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by jhsusman
Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Widebody Gates at DEN
Replies: 7
Views: 1549

Widebody Gates at DEN

What are the widebody gates at DEN? Are they adding any with the expansions of concourses A and C or the reconfiguration of United's fortress in B?

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