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by onwFan
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/22/2020:PSP on everybody;AA Adds PHX-LAP/LTO;DL Exits ORH;UA Suspends HAV
Replies: 52
Views: 9280

Re: OAG Changes 9/22/2020:PSP on everybody;AA Adds PHX-LAP/LTO;DL Exits ORH;UA Suspends HAV

EI BNA-ORD? Aer Lingus huh? I checked that I found out it was not Aer Lingus flying to BNA. It was United Express share code by United Express. Error system>? Q This is most likely EI’s misfile. They have been doing this the last couple of months. EI codeshares on UA metal on the routes ORD-BNA/CLE...

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by onwFan
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 51134

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Can anyone explain how different this partnership is between AA/B6/AS compared to what DL & AS had several years back (before Delta parted ways with AS and built up SEA)? What are the differences and similarities? I have no idea about the financial terms of their agreements, but one glaring dif...

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by onwFan
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 51134

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

TYWoolman wrote:
They are part of American in all tense and purposes from a competitive standpoint, and Heathrow allocation to JetBlue means allocation to OW.

This statement alone is ample proof that you have no idea what you are talking about.

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by onwFan
Sun Sep 20, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 51134

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

DL's argument here is quite weak. The fact that JetBlue is looking to add LHR service to compete against AA supports additional competition here. The "de facto merger" part is laughable when the partnership only includes NYC/Boston. And conveniently forgets to mention all the routes JetBl...

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by onwFan
Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

https://thepointsguy.com/news/united-ai ... texas/amp/

Looks like DL is dropping CVG-AUS. But they are retaining DFW & IAH? I would have thought the AUS route must be the one that would remain, given their wanting to establish a focus city there.
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https://thepointsguy.com/news/united-ai ... texas/amp/

Looks like DL is dropping CVG-AUS. But they are retaining DFW & IAH? I would have thought the AUS route must be the one that would remain, given their wanting to establish a focus city there.

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by onwFan
Thu Aug 06, 2020 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 771
Views: 71612

Re: Alaska restarting LAX to SLC

SurfandSnow wrote:
I wonder if B6 shifting its longstanding LGB-SLC service to LAX has anything to do with AS's sudden reinterest in the highly competitive LAX-SLC route.

This is perhaps the one reason that I think makes most sense, especially for AS to be launching this route at just 1x daily.

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by onwFan
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245496

Re: American adds more Asia to SEA, and other long-haul changes

[threeid][/threeid] Shanghai is the commercial centre of China outside of Hong Kong and there is consistent J demand as DL has found out. On DL's flights to PVG there's 10-15% connections beyond PVG with China Eastern in SkyTeam and the rest O&D. Multi-nationals in Seattle that fly to PVG now ha...

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by onwFan
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

There is no debating that AA has not been able to make Asia work and the main reason is that they have never had a historical presence in Asia or acquired it through mergers, which UA and DL did. AA was the largest carrier at LAX just for namesake. They did not enjoy any meaningful lead in terms of...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

I think people are missing the most important factor, which is that we are talking about a post-covid environment. What we have seen till now is when DL was the sole carrier with SEA as a TPAC hub (and we have no proof that it was a profitable operation even then). Now, post covid (with severely de...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

I don’t see why AS and DL couldn’t coexist, even if AS/OW is the larger operation in SEA. DL may not bring in the money there like they do in their fortress hubs, but they could still make enough to justify the SEA operation. Further, DL technically has a bigger TPAC operation in DTW, where they se...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

That's true. The only scenario where I can see DL fully throwing in the towel at SEA is if U.S.-China demand stays severely down long term Hopefully that doesn't happen, for many reasons. *If* AA+AS+oneworld are successful in SEA, I do not see a scenario where DL could successfully operate a hub in...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 3176
Views: 549123

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

The below story shows that UA and NZ have traded LHR slots with UA dropping 11pm arvl, adding 1050am arrival UA dropping 11:05pm dept, adding 320pm departure. These would seem to be superior times, but does it mean the AM eastbound from IAD or EWR would be cancelled? https://www.stuff.co.nz/busines...

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by onwFan
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Could you post the P&L data you're looking at for the SEA hub? What sort of margin was DL getting there pre-COVID? You seem very certain of your facts, so I'm looking forward to the data! Joking aside, all we really know at this point is that DL has brought SEA ops back at least as fast as thei...

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by onwFan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Boston and Seattle were losing money even before the virus. What is Delta going to do now? You pull back a bit in Seattle, Alaska grows. You pull back in Boston, JetBlue grows. Could you post the P&L data you're looking at for the SEA hub? What sort of margin was DL getting there pre-COVID? You...

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by onwFan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks
Replies: 117
Views: 20966

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks

I can't help but notice that a lot of AA LAX cuts coincide with AS LAX adds. I know AS is joining oneworld, but I this looks like coordination of schedules - which I thought was illegal without anti-trust immunity? '902 It was no secret that AA was going to refocus operations at LAX. The markets AA...

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by onwFan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks
Replies: 117
Views: 20966

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks

Cerabellar ataxia DL will most likely leverage that presence with direct flights to its hubs Great way to say that DL will go back to flying to its hubs from SEA, which is not a strategic move but rather a retrenchment from its historically extensive network from SEA. It remains to be seen if, afte...

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by onwFan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks
Replies: 117
Views: 20966

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks

DL AUS-SEA AUG 0.5>0[1.0] DL CDG-SEA AUG 0.7>0[1.0] DL OGG-SEA AUG 0.5>0[1.0] DL SEA-SJC AUG 4>3[6] DL SEA-SMF AUG 4>3[5] Last week service between SEA and nine destinations was ended and seventeen more reduced. This week service to three more destinations is ended and to two more reduced. At the r...

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by onwFan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 357
Views: 61732

Re: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion

Newspaper Cinco Dias reports that IAG has reached a deal to halve the purchase price for Air Europa, expected to be somewhere between 500-600M euros. Announcement expected this week. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-aireuropa-m-a-iag/iag-seeks-to-halve-price-of-air-europa-acquisition-cinco-dias-sa...

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by onwFan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245496

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I can't see dropping SAN-LAX permanently. Its always been a big connection market. AA still needs to work out its LAX/West Coast feed situation which has been in flux since Compass shutdown. SAN already has non-stops on OW to Asia (JL) and Europe (BA). :old: They had service. SAN has been suspended...

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by onwFan
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245496

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

LAX-SAN is an odd one. I would not be shocked to see it return. SAN is an important OW feeder route anyway you slice it, obviously though the market for it isn't there right now with Hawaii closed, Australia closed and Asia near closed. The local market is obviously non-existent. SAN already has no...

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by onwFan
Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245496

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

AS & AA partnership coming into play: AA cut Los Angeles to Eugene, Fresno, Louisville, Medford, Redmond/Bend, and San Diego, guess what AS announced a couple weeks ago.....LAX to Eugene, Fresno, Medford, and Redmond/Bend..... Are these cuts temporary COVID related cuts or are they gone for goo...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 2020 Q2 results
Replies: 56
Views: 11548

Re: AA Q2 results

Am I mistaken (or) Is it true that AA’s loss is smaller than DL’s for Q2 even after excluding special items (like investment/fleet writedowns)?

$2.7B vs $3.9B.

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1207
Views: 139007

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

Oneworld’s official press release/invitation for Alaska to join the alliance: https://www.oneworld.com/news/2020-07-23-Alaska-Airlines-to-join-oneworld?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=as2omc "The airline’s wholly-owned regional subsidiary Horizon Air, as well as its r...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 2020 Q2 results
Replies: 56
Views: 11548

Re: AA Q2 results

Their average cash burn for Q2 seems high IMO @ $55M. IIRC, it was $40M for DL and $30M for UA. UA will be down to $25M/day once they get through their voluntary separation program. A cash burn of $55M/day is egregious. How much of that is debt servicing vs.operations? If you read carefully, the ca...

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by onwFan
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245496

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Funny how people keep talking about SEA and BOS as some ‘claimed gateways’. At most these were just budding loss-making hubs for DL, and they don’t even fly to many important markets from either place. With DL not even being the largest carrier in either of the markets, bound to shrink 30%, AA/AS/B...

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by onwFan
Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245496

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Funny how people keep talking about SEA and BOS as some ‘claimed gateways’. At most these were just budding loss-making hubs for DL, and they don’t even fly to many important markets from either place. With DL not even being the largest carrier in either of the markets, bound to shrink 30%, AA/AS/B6...

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by onwFan
Fri Jul 17, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 51134

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

If DOJ would only clear one merger for AA... who do you think would be their first choice, AS of B6? B6. I can't imagine AA wanting to tackle all the specialty flying AS does in the state of Alaska. Keep AS as a partner, merge with B6. All a pipe dream at this point of course. From a network point ...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 51134

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Massive divestitures will be required and I doubt it will make this venture worthwhile. Plus layer job losses etc.. Southwest and others will be lining up for NYC slots. Then you have the JFK vs PHL question. JFK would be the victor but who steps up for PHL? Southwest? There will be no divestitures...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 51134

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

I think people are getting WAY ahead of themselves choosing winners and losers here. UA has a large hub at EWR to feed its flights. DL has a split operation between LGA and JFK. The key in both cases is that they are not relying on partners to feed their flights. Both of the carriers are able to co...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 51134

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

I think AA is planning on significantly downsizing both coasts in lieu of these partnerships. It’s no secret they struggled on the west coast (enter Alaska) and dropped all those JFK slots (enter JetBlue). AA is going to be much smaller after Covid-19, so it appears their plan is to draw down those...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 51134

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

One is free to interpret it the way they want. However you interpret it, this lays a foundation for recovery post covid for AA, AS and B6. With international feed significantly low for the next few years, AS and B6 need a way to gain more passengers from more destinations (and AA can provide that wi...

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by onwFan
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1207
Views: 139007

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

Till now, these fliers would have chosen DL because they were the only one offering nonstops to Asia. That is not true. DL was not the only option for Asia. Did you forget CX, JL, KE, etc.? KE is essentially DL, and connects to DL domestically as well, removing any advantage for AS. I hope you real...

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by onwFan
Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1207
Views: 139007

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

So, why would an AA passenger want to connect to SEA for a TPAC flight unless it is a unique destination (i.e. BLR which is only offered nonstop from SEA)? Using PVG as an example, why would any AA passengers chose to connect in SEA? If you lived in LAX, ORD, or DFW you can fly direct (on AA or som...

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by onwFan
Sun Jul 12, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/12/2020:EVOLUTION;NK Cuts Aug;AA Reshapes PHL;B6 LAX Swap;DL Closes YEG;EI Out of MSP;DE Cuts SEA-MUC
Replies: 114
Views: 24541

Re: OAG Changes 7/12/2020:EVOLUTION;NK Cuts Aug;AA Reshapes PHL;B6 LAX Swap;DL Closes YEG;EI Out of MSP;DE Cuts SEA-MUC

SAT out of PHL was inconsistent from the jump--seasonal to year-round to seasonal to weekends to year-round to removed completely. If memory serves right, this route was a casualty of MAX route reductions, meanwhile AUS got beefed up to 3x a day. AVP and ABE are drives away, and actually have more ...

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by onwFan
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

But what DL is known for is killing all delusions of grandeur and focusing those they invest in on the things that can make both DL and the JV partner money. How’d THAT work out for Delta? London to NY is the largest and most profitable city pair by any measure except raw flights (some Asian commut...

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by onwFan
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

In an industry where the dynamics are constantly shifting, it's insane to view change as a sign of weakness. One of the primary purposes of metal-neutral JVs is precisely to allow this sort of flexible interchange between airlines as demand conditions warrant. What the heck is the point of a JV whe...

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by onwFan
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

When something is highly successful, you don’t change it. So lots of churn is usually a sign that something is floundering and needs to be fixed. In an industry where the dynamics are constantly shifting, it's insane to view change as a sign of weakness. One of the primary purposes of metal-neutral...

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by onwFan
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35587

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

re: LAWA/LAX T5 and AA I thought all of T5 was common use? Or do a few carriers have preferential use? LAWA can, and will, allow other airlines to use preferential gates if the host airline has long enough gaps in turns. So after the airlines file their SCRs & SSIMs with the airports, if someon...

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by onwFan
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35587

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

For now, they will likely be able to have LAWA evict AA from the low 50 gates. With AA's downsizing and freq reductions, this should not be much of an issue. Eventually, they will probably move to the new Midfield terminal. For similar reasons, there will be space there for the next few years. With...

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by onwFan
Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35587

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

If the T9 plan is shelved, then depending on how much UA shrinks, T8 may also be another available option? B6 and HA could have it to themselves and would solve HA’s problem and give B6 the exclusive use of a lot of gates. Also matches with the ~70 daily flights estimate. T-8 is not a real terminal...

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by onwFan
Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

That's not proof that VS was struggling because of the JV. How do we know their finances weren't more heavily impacted by long running issues with RR engines on the 789 fleet that caused excessive grounding, or by unfavorable Pound-Dollar exchange rates for VS? The fact that they were predicting a ...

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by onwFan
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35587

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

That's the curious part. It seems the best case scenario for them is to stay in T5 to be competitive with big 4 + AS, rather than be in a far off terminal. But if they stay in T5, then that would basically mean the other ULCCs are moving out and AA is not getting more gates. I had a theory that AA ...

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by onwFan
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Any evidence that they were struggling because of the JVs, and not in spite of them? And remember that correlation is not causation. We're looking for prove of causation here. If you take VS, an overwhelming majority of their operations was into the US (with DL). That itself is evidence. Clearly th...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

I can definitely tell you one that is easy to flip - LATAM - they came to DL for the money, they will definitely go wherever there is more money. Well... LATAM yesterday just threw egg on that contention: http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/2020/07/delta-latam-file-for-antitrust-immunity-for-jo...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Per your own words, if LATAM only cares about where they can find more it's not like UA or any other potential JV partner would be in any better financial position than DL. I get that you hate DL and I get that the $2B they put into LATAM might be a wash, but no one has actually offered a reason wh...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Per your own words, if LATAM only cares about where they can find more it's not like UA or any other potential JV partner would be in any better financial position than DL. I get that you hate DL and I get that the $2B they put into LATAM might be a wash, but no one has actually offered a reason wh...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380940

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Certainly more than they would without access to DL code, feed, and FF members. And when things were "the best of times", airlines like AM, AFKL, and KE were profitable, if not particularly so. It can also be argued VS was on the road to recovery, bolstered mostly by the gained efficienci...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement
Replies: 60
Views: 12891

Re: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement

You recognize that AS revenues were less than 1/5 of DL's in 2019, right? B6 had even less. And post-covid? Will larger carriers make smaller losses? That's not what we see. I don't see the point in comparing 2019 with 2020. Fleet simplicity has a benefit to AS & B6 but it also imposes expansio...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement
Replies: 60
Views: 12891

Re: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement

Wow. Fascinating. So Delta is all hands on deck for its Miami expansion even post-COVID. Yes! Plus I don’t think LA’s entire MIA network is going to come back - EZE gone, secondary Brazil is doubtful. It is going to be interesting to watch DL fight AS at SEA, B6 at BOS and AA at MIA - all when dema...

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by onwFan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement
Replies: 60
Views: 12891

Re: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement

Wow. Fascinating. So Delta is all hands on deck for its Miami expansion even post-COVID. Yes! Plus I don’t think LA’s entire MIA network is going to come back - EZE gone, secondary Brazil is doubtful. It is going to be interesting to watch DL fight AS at SEA, B6 at BOS and AA at MIA - all when dema...

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