Search found 66 matches

  • 1
  • 2
by JRL3289
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1
Replies: 164
Views: 27527

Re: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1

Despite the OP's insinuation, these changes will have no material impact on JetBlue's dominant position in BOS.

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Sat May 26, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta ends JFK-Havana, return authority
Replies: 77
Views: 8170

Re: Delta ends JFK-Havana, return authority

If DL's MIAHAV isn't working, why is Delta adding a second daily MIAHAV this fall? Perhaps they're already planning to cancel ATL-HAV? :stirthepot: Wishful dreaming. DL got the 2nd MIA-HAV frequency when Frontier gave up their authority. Nothing wishful. The fact that DL received a second MIA-HAV a...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Sat May 26, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta ends JFK-Havana, return authority
Replies: 77
Views: 8170

Re: Delta ends JFK-Havana, return authority

MAH4546 wrote:
enilria wrote:
If this didn’t work, DL’s MIA won’t work. Sure it’s a bigger market, but DL is barely anything in MIA.


If DL's MIAHAV isn't working, why is Delta adding a second daily MIAHAV this fall?


Perhaps they're already planning to cancel ATL-HAV? :stirthepot:

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Thu May 10, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United adjust Mexico network - ends service to HUX, MZT, & VSA
Replies: 56
Views: 7867

Re: United adjust Mexico network - ends service to HUX, MZT, & VSA

Interesting to see how top markets are a tale of two worlds. CUN dominated by American tourist, and then markets like MEX&GDL with heavy ethnic focus. Not sure it as simple as that. The CUN markets are most definitely tourism-driven and GDL-LAX is most definitely VFR. MEX is much more mixed wit...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United at PVD - Service Level Desparity
Replies: 27
Views: 3937

Re: United at PVD - Service Level Desparity

Unclear why the service disparity is surprising given PVD's proximity to both BOS and BDL. You just can't compare PVD to ALB, SYR, ROC, BTV or PWM. The latter are all significantly further from any major airport/metropolitan area than PVD is from BOS; moreover, the northern parts of PVD's catchment ...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/22/2018:AA Drops MIA-OMA;AS Suspends DTW-PDX; AV Adds BOS-SAL, MCO-GUA/LIM/SAL;B6 +GCM-FLL;UA +ORD-SHD
Replies: 60
Views: 10496

Re: OAG Changes 4/22/2018:AA Drops MIA-OMA;AS Suspends DTW-PDX; AV Adds BOS-SAL, MCO-GUA/LIM/SAL;B6 +GCM-FLL;UA +ORD-SHD

Wonder why Omaha-Miami was cancelled. The route seemed to be doing alright when I flew it. Interesting that Omaha just got a Philadelphia flight too that starts in a few weeks. My guess is a relatively small local market, coupled with the ability to flow connections over ORD/CLT/DFW, doomed OMA-MIA...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can AA Make a Comeback at BOS/JFK?
Replies: 100
Views: 9339

Re: Can AA Make a Comeback at BOS/JFK?

Thanks for sharing. So when we factor in the larger average gauge aircraft AA uses versus DL, it's fairly safe to say BOS is likely more profitable for AA than it is for DL, no? It's not that simple. Labor (both employees and subcontractors), dozens of vendor contracts, facility leases, contractual...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can AA Make a Comeback at BOS/JFK?
Replies: 100
Views: 9339

Re: Can AA Make a Comeback at BOS/JFK?

If AA retains the revenue premium I suspect it has now because it connects BOS specifically to DCA, DFW, and LAX, I doubt a small loss in market share will be critical. Delta only competes on one of those city-pairs (BOS-LAX). It lacks the slots to reenter the DCA shuttle market. And so far there i...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/25/2018: AirChina Adds IAH-PTY w/773;UA Adds PQI-EWR, MisFiles or Drops 3 ORD Markets;4O Adds BJX-SAT/IAH
Replies: 63
Views: 9348

Re: OAG Changes 3/25/2018: AirChina Adds IAH-PTY w/773;UA Adds PQI-EWR, MisFiles or Drops 3 ORD Markets;4O Adds BJX-SAT/

Can you provide us with any information to substantiate your claim? Yes Delta is reducing it's frequency. Can you prove the contrary if it was printing money Delta would either leave it alone or up the frequency. That's how routing planning works if it does not live up to it's expectation it either...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 997 DFW-EZE diverts due to PTY due to drunk passenger
Replies: 57
Views: 7177

Re: AA 997 DFW-EZE diverts due to PTY due to drunk passenger

Walking and talking fine, it doesn't matter if an agent is smelling alcohol, pax will be boarded. Only when it becomes visibly impaired will the agents start asking questions. Oh yeah and then there is the fact that people still bring with own alcohol on and drink it, which is an FAR violation on U...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX perpetual terminal patchwork with Midfield Satellite Concourse (TBIT)
Replies: 95
Views: 14438

Re: LAX perpetual terminal patchwork with Midfield Satellite Concourse (TBIT)

Does this body-of-proof consist of actual studies or are we just talking an anecdotal observation? I'm of the opinion that Uber and Lyft are just substituting one personal vehicle (friend, family) for another (ride share driver). To this day, Uber and Lyft still appeal to a demographic niche that w...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX perpetual terminal patchwork with Midfield Satellite Concourse (TBIT)
Replies: 95
Views: 14438

Re: LAX perpetual terminal patchwork with Midfield Satellite Concourse (TBIT)

As for infield congestion, there is now a body of proof that shows that Uber and Lyft create congestion. People who would otherwise take public transportation are now using rideshare out of convenience. At the airport, it’s likelythis manifests as people not taking super shuttle as much or parking ...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: The fight for the right to expand JFK
Replies: 56
Views: 9357

Re: WSJ: The fight for the right to expand JFK

If i'm British Airways, I'm staying in Terminal 7. I'll be curious to see if Aer Lingus eventually makes the move over. Doubtful Aer Lingus would move to T8. Remember their American partners are B6 & UA. Not AA. Never said anything about moving to Terminal 8. Talking about Terminal 7. So long a...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/11/2018: B6/NK/WN Schedule Extensions
Replies: 30
Views: 7184

Re: OAG Changes 3/11/2018: B6/NK/WN Schedule Extensions

Thanks for this YOY heavy update! WN in BOS - if its not STL then its bad!!! Also - 4 daily B6 BOS-FLL seems low even for October WN has never really picked up steam in BOS... there just doesn't seem to be a big BOS-originating market given the combination of frequencies and destinations served. BO...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 243728

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Duplicate - please delete.

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 243728

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Is DL in a position, with their A359, to pick up China if HU waved the white flag? Just to clarify, you're asking whether DL would fly BOS-PEK/PVG? They've had trouble with the routes out of SEA, which is much closer with a lot more feed, so I can't imagine a scenario where they would start any BOS...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In
Replies: 140
Views: 15381

Re: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In

FRANKLY, there is no way DAL is doing better than SFO. They just know they can't hold the gates at DAL if they shrink further. They should just sell DAL to DAL (Delta), getting out of the losses, getting some cash, and freeing up planes and pilots for other things. Agreed. I really don't see the st...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't AA build up DFW like DL has with ATL?
Replies: 37
Views: 6452

Re: Why doesn't AA build up DFW like DL has with ATL?

--The population density of the eastern 1/3 of the country is quite a bit more dense than the midde 1/3 of the country 1000x this. Atlanta is by far the largest metropolitan area centrally located to serve all connecting flows east of the Mississippi River. Charlotte, Nashville and Memphis (and to ...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest sued for removing Arabic speaking passenger
Replies: 60
Views: 6806

Re: Southwest sued for removing Arabic speaking passenger

Arabic has a certain set of linguistic features that make it easy to distinguish from other languages. Examples of this are frequent glottal stops and the preposition "al-", which is visible in English words like algebra and alcohol. I speak three languages, all Latin based, but I don't f...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & DL failed to capitalize fully TW & PA
Replies: 85
Views: 9433

Re: AA & DL failed to capitalize fully TW & PA

TW had strong load factors and would have been solidly profitable if not for the Caribou deal. Caribou was a low bleed. TW had even made the gutsy move to open a small hub / major focus city at ATL. Rising fuel costs from the Gulf War didn’t help. Not sure that I follow this. The Gulf War was in 19...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK / SFO bay development
Replies: 99
Views: 10135

Re: JFK / SFO bay development

Both are in liberal cities filled with lots of NIMBYS. Nothing happening NIMBYism isn't something restricted to "liberal cities" though. NYC and SF are two of the largest and most densely populated areas in the country. Population density and topography have far more to do with restrictio...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight time difference from NYC to KEF
Replies: 9
Views: 1955

Re: Flight time difference from NYC to KEF

On 2 February Icelandair took over 6 hours to fly JFK-KEF with a B767 while Delta was 4 hours and 45 minutes with a 757.

Is ETOPS really the explanation? Icelandair's 767s are ETOPS, no? Jet stream is not a reason given we're talking about flights operating on the same day.

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does UA fly the 757 to LHR?
Replies: 64
Views: 12533

Re: Why does UA fly the 757 to LHR?

Because Newark, NJ is a very small city :banghead: EWR-LHR carried just a little under a million people last year. Not bad for being such a small city! Yes, not bad considering it is the second busiest airport in the largest metropolitan area in the United States. :D UA may not be able to match the...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CUN as a hub for the Americas with A321neo
Replies: 32
Views: 3880

Re: CUN as a hub for the Americas with A321neo

The "hub of the Americas" already exists at MIA and FLL... (and to a lesser extent, PTY and BOG). CUN lacks the diversified industry to support such an operation, regardless of aircraft range.

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 463
Views: 66213

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Will AA ever go back to TLV? If so, which hub would it be launched from? PHL but I suspect that it will be a 2019 add as by then it will be a bit more defined what is happening with the 333s and there are a few other higher priority adds that only consume a single aircraft. What about DFW-TLV? Cons...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 463
Views: 66213

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

TLV returning in 2018. I don't see TLV coming back until they settle the TWA lawsuit. I believe the Israeli courts still assert that AA still owes the workers money. Unless that has been settled, any AA property can be seized, sold and used for payment. Gown much do they really owe? With NYC-TLV be...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 243728

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

BOS-MAD (UX) - 62.4% (IB 74.2%) I am surprised UX will return with such low load factors. Also, I think both UX and IB is too much capacity for that route, not sure there is sufficient demand. I'm kind of surprised IB hasn't managed to keep Boston going year round, to be honest. Anecdotally based o...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 starts ORH-JFK
Replies: 32
Views: 5302

Re: B6 starts ORH-JFK

Massport definitely need a return on their investment Massport is a quasi-state agency and as such their return on investment can have different, non-monetary outcomes. Getting more service and most particularly, getting service that connects Worcester Airport into a hub and therefore the airline's...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Norwegian come into DFW and IAH?
Replies: 175
Views: 14960

Re: When will Norwegian come into DFW and IAH?

Outside of the Bay Area and DC/Baltimore however, the CSA measurement is pretty terrible. I'm not saying your incorrect, but can you give a example as to why MSA is better than CSA for catchment? Look at places like LA's CSA. Technically, Blythe, CA is part of the CSA. Thats a solid 250 miles away ...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada announces YYZ-OMA/PVD, YUL-PIT/BWI, YEG-SFO, YVR-SMF
Replies: 51
Views: 10016

Re: Air Canada announces YYZ-OMA/PVD, YUL-PIT/BWI, YEG-SFO, YVR-SMF

Really nice expansion. I would imagine a good portion of this will feed international traffic. Can't be that many people going to Omaha from Toronto. Just off the top of my head, TD Ameritrade is based in Omaha, and is largely owned by TD Bank of Toronto. That's just one that came to mind (and I'm ...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon
Replies: 124
Views: 19964

Re: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon

Well this thread is specific to a potential MIA-TYO announcement, but as stated below MCO has nearly double the PPDEW to TYO than MIA. So why would MIA get service before MCO. Lest we forget MCO got EK years before Miami (FLL) did. I suspect the same will happen again. Miami has a significantly dif...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon
Replies: 124
Views: 19964

Re: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon

Well this thread is specific to a potential MIA-TYO announcement, but as stated below MCO has nearly double the PPDEW to TYO than MIA. So why would MIA get service before MCO. Lest we forget MCO got EK years before Miami (FLL) did. I suspect the same will happen again. Miami has a significantly dif...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Court rules in favor of Kuwait Airways when it decided not to carry a Israeli passenger
Replies: 92
Views: 17518

Re: Court rules in favor of Kuwait Airways when it decided not to carry a Jewish passenger

I suppose stranger things have happened, but it seems a bit odd that Kuwaiti would even have accepted the reservation when I presume the Israeli passport information would have been entered upon booking the ticket? This leaves me wondering whether this individual might hold dual German-Israeli citiz...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: ORD without AA
Replies: 110
Views: 15497

Re: Hypothetical: ORD without AA

When I initially read the first post, I thought this was regarding historical developments: that is, how would ORD be if it hadn't developed as a split hub for AA and UA. The answer to that is simple: just look to ATL; UA would have developed a megahub that might have made ATL or DFW look normal by ...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: MCI New Terminal Vote Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 12476

Re: Updated: MCI New Terminal Vote Passed

MCI will see increased service as local demand grows, but I doubt we’ll see anything significant in terms of a full-fledged hub. Perhaps a DL focus city? WN has DAL, MDW, DEN and STL within 550 miles of MCI and already serves any significant O/D markets as it is; B6 and AS have yet to show interest ...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Moves to Reclaim $500m BOS Terminal
Replies: 94
Views: 15451

Re: DL Moves to Reclaim $500m BOS Terminal

I recognize that many see this as two sides of the same coin, but I don't think it's as much "complacency" or lack of a "future vision," but rather simply a different strategy and approach. AA (and, notably, United) both clearly believe the best domestic network strategy is to c...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Moves to Reclaim $500m BOS Terminal
Replies: 94
Views: 15451

Re: DL Moves to Reclaim $500m BOS Terminal

I realize most folks here don't have access to the data, but there is a significant gap between traffic and revenue when it comes to airline "rankings' in Boston. The traffic share stats are basically as described by others above: YE 2Q17 B6 12,067 PDEW (Passengers Daily Each Way) AA 8,736 PDE...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 17627

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

No need. The fascinating thing about that guy is how obsessed he is with Jetblue. I can see United and American upsetting the Delta yes-girls, but Jetblue? In the industry, Jetblue is a gnat and Delta is an elephant. And he is clearly terrified of the gnat. Your company is doing something right. De...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 17627

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

Never understood the appeal of an UA/B6 tie up. UA already has the best NYC-area hub and is virtually tied with DL for third place in BOS. The value of FLL, MCO, LGB and SJU in this equation seems to be inconsequential. All this would do is eliminate a competitor that has more exposure to UA's peers...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More F9 Adds at PHL - JAX, MEM, MSN, & OMA
Replies: 55
Views: 3862

Re: More F9 Adds at PHL - JAX, MEM, MSN, & OMA

Cue AA entering OMA-PHL... seems like an odd market for F9 to begin with, and one that would lean more business than leisure anyway.

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?
Replies: 71
Views: 10407

Re: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?

I would argue that MSA's are a better indicator of population than PSA's. The top 5 MSA's by population without a hub or large focus city with one of the big 3 are: 1. Riverside-San Bernadino-Ontario, CA(ONT) 2. San Diego-Carlsbad, CA(SAN) 3. Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, FL(TPA) 4. St. Louis, MO...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maryland to sue FAA over NextGen patterns
Replies: 41
Views: 6345

Re: Maryland to sue FAA over NextGen patterns

The fact that planes are quieter now compared to decades ago does not negate the massive increase in noise frequency people under the NextGen flight paths are having to deal with. The implementation has been an utter failure from a PR perspective. I plead major ignorance here, since I'm not familia...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?
Replies: 71
Views: 10407

Re: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?

I think this is worth a second mention. Compared to DL, AA and UA--either combined or individually--dominate most of the largest markets in the US. Out of the top 20 primary statistical areas (PSAs) in the US, DL has hubs in 3 (NYC, LA, Boston), AA has 7 (NYC, LA, Chicago, Washington, Dallas, Phila...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maryland to sue FAA over NextGen patterns
Replies: 41
Views: 6345

Re: Maryland to sue FAA over NextGen patterns

The aviation industry has spent countless BILLIONS of dollars and engineering on Stage III and, now with the C-Series Stage IV, planes for what? It's hardly like B707 water wagons are flying over their heads. It's time to tell NIMBYs to sit down and STFU. GF The fact that planes are quieter now com...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?
Replies: 71
Views: 10407

Re: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?

I think the better question is, is DL's strategy even worth pursuing? I've always been under the assumption they do it more out of necessity than choice. And as we've seen in the past, p2p and focus city operations have historically always been the first to go from the hub airlines' networks during...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?
Replies: 71
Views: 10407

Re: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?

I think this is worth a second mention. Compared to DL, AA and UA--either combined or individually--dominate most of the largest markets in the US. Out of the top 20 primary statistical areas (PSAs) in the US, DL has hubs in 3 (NYC, LA, Boston), AA has 7 (NYC, LA, Chicago, Washington, Dallas, Phila...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?
Replies: 71
Views: 10407

Re: Would UA and/or AA adopt a similar p2p/focus city strategy to keep up with DL?

I think the better question is, is DL's strategy even worth pursuing? I've always been under the assumption they do it more out of necessity than choice. And as we've seen in the past, p2p and focus city operations have historically always been the first to go from the hub airlines' networks during...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will/Should AA Defend its No. 2 Position at Boston?
Replies: 54
Views: 7550

Re: Will/Should AA Defend its No. 2 Position at Boston?

Sorry to be a pain, but what is the source for those capacity change figures? The passenger number changes I've seen look a bit different (AA/UA/DL all down with the lionshare of growth coming from B6, WN and others), so just curious to compare. The official numbers from Massport from their 2016 CA...

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will/Should AA Defend its No. 2 Position at Boston?
Replies: 54
Views: 7550

Re: Will/Should AA Defend its No. 2 Position at Boston?

Perhaps the most compelling set of data to depict what is going on in BOS is that, over the past 5 years, the number of seats offered for the current quarter compared to five years ago is The list is in order of current size in BOS. UP 47% for B6 DOWN 11% for AA, including what US flew 5 years ago....

Jump to post
by JRL3289
Wed Jul 26, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will/Should AA Defend its No. 2 Position at Boston?
Replies: 54
Views: 7550

Re: Will/Should AA Defend its No. 2 Position at Boston?

The point of the discussion which the OP launched is whether AA should or will defend its position - and that answer can be far better answered by looking at what they have done and are doing in BOS compared to DL. AA's market share in BOS has shrunk - a couple of percent over a year in the local m...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2