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by aviationjunky
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where are the Avianca's A318 going?
Replies: 35
Views: 4876

Re: Where are the Avianca's A318 going?

DALMD80 wrote:
8 hours on an A318?

BA1 is a dream come true to most business travelers. I'm sure service to BOS and DCA/IAD/BWI would work great as well.

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by aviationjunky
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier F9 Announces 15 destinations from EWR
Replies: 95
Views: 12518

Re: Frontier F9 Announces 15 destinations from EWR

Nicknuzzii wrote:
EWR - LAS 6:00-8:24
LAS - EWR 23:57-5:59 +1


A 1 minute turn around.. Southwest is shaking!

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by aviationjunky
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL angers pax at JFK
Replies: 111
Views: 13574

Re: DL angers pax at JFK

It's gotta be a # of hours threshold I image?? Otherwise a 10pm flight delayed to 1am would count? I believe after 8 hours (don't quote me because it haven't worked in the industry in almost a decade), the airline is legally obligated to begin the process of refunds, rescheduling, and/or rerouting ...

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by aviationjunky
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL
Replies: 178
Views: 55736

Re: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL

Does any have a video of the incident? It'd be interesting to see exactly how it landed to cause damage like that.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 429
Views: 80297

Re: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

I'm sure they are cashing in on Boeing's troubles, along with the next generation 777 delays they are expecting. Airbus is playing a game of chess, and winning at the moment.

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by aviationjunky
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?
Replies: 48
Views: 5815

Re: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?

It also looks like Pan Am service Vienna in the late 80', according to this: http://www.departedflights.com/PA040388international.html

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by aviationjunky
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?
Replies: 48
Views: 5815

Re: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?

Delta started flying to VIE back 5/21/07, according to the route announcement on their website. The last flight took place on 10/5/08. So it lasted almost a year and a half. I'm sure the US economy crash played a major part in them terminating the route. It's surprising that they haven't restarted i...

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by aviationjunky
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off
Replies: 84
Views: 20963

Re: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off

Why wouldn't they abort take-off if they didn't see the aircraft lifting when it was suppose to??

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by aviationjunky
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 68
Views: 9498

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

What would be the need of an airport this size in Poland?

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by aviationjunky
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service
Replies: 58
Views: 14266

Re: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service

Wasn't Norwegian complaining about load factors out of LAS from the start? Then they used the excessive heat as an excuse to make their first round of cuts. It's not a surprise. BA and VS have increased frequency to LHR daily, and I noticed VS is offering a random second daily flight on 7/14 with a ...

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by aviationjunky
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 10469

Re: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport

YIMBY wrote:

Who is/was Colonel Sanders?


The founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)

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by aviationjunky
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 10469

Re: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/news/2019/06/07/louisvilles-muhammad-ali-international-airport-unveils-logo/1378182001/ They revealed the new logo of the airport. According to the logo, the official name is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Seems a little redundant to rename an a...

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by aviationjunky
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 8893

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

At least they get to change it out in a nice place. Not like northern canada in the winter. If by "nice place" you mean 120F/49C+ temperature at ground level, due to heat radiating back off the apron's concrete..... sure. It's unseasonably cool in Vegas right now, only 85F. So right now i...

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by aviationjunky
Mon May 06, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines new livery
Replies: 31
Views: 5661

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines new livery

How is no one talking about the font!? It looks like someone used MS Paint..

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by aviationjunky
Mon May 06, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways "Prepped and ready to land soon from Doha to a new gateway."
Replies: 31
Views: 7281

Re: Qatar Airways "Prepped and ready to land soon from Doha to a new gateway."

Fingers crossed for that LAS official start date! *sarcasm*

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by aviationjunky
Fri May 03, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9
Replies: 85
Views: 19706

Re: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9

To be honest, they look more comfortable than most airline seats around right now.

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by aviationjunky
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When exactly did AA stop MD-80 service to LAS?
Replies: 11
Views: 1143

Re: When exactly did AA stop MD-80 service to LAS?

The one with the KLM 744 in the foreground is from 1/7/19. It was here as a charter for CES.

Image

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by aviationjunky
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 21576

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

Have they announced what routes they're using their first one on?

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by aviationjunky
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings Adds FRA-LAS
Replies: 32
Views: 4873

Re: Eurowings Adds FRA-LAS

What is odd to me is how many EU carriers try their hand at a LAS route, while KE has been the only Asian carrier for 2 decades! (despite the tourism and large Asian population here) HU has service to PEK as well. And I thought I read somewhere that AA applied for NRT service, but I haven't heard a...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS new destination
Replies: 42
Views: 7391

Re: VS new destination

SeanM1997 wrote:
Throughout 2019, Virgin have now announced and launched new route to:

London Heathrow - Las Vegas (Starts 31 March 2019)


To be fair, they already serve London Gatwick - Las Vegas (Terminates 30 March 2019), so I don't think that really counts as a new route.

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by aviationjunky
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 366433

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

UA's Battleship livery and their Blue Tulip were always my favorite. I would have to JetKIWI. I'm sure they've already started laying the ground work to rebrand the airline with slight modification. Although, I personally think the globe looks a little flat.. *gasps* COULD UA BE PART OF THE "FL...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways announces 7 new destinations
Replies: 57
Views: 13869

Re: Qatar Airways announces 7 new destinations

Still waiting on that LAS launch.

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by aviationjunky
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 142463

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

I would say B6 is moving into Europe. That has to be the big announcement, especially since they are taking so long to make the announcement. Side note, isn't B6 the reason BF had to take "Blue" out of their name? I highly doubt B6 didn't already know they would be in parts of Europe that ...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14248

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

https://thepointsguy.com/news/jetblue-all-you-can-jet-2019/

Seems a bit extreme for a contest, but ok.

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by aviationjunky
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype
Replies: 67
Views: 9410

Re: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype

I honestly don't think seats could get much more uncomfortable in economy.. I doubt these seats would be much different, but at least they give the option for heating/cooling and massaging.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype
Replies: 67
Views: 9410

Re: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype

JamesCousins wrote:
Do you have any photos of the new Jet2 seats?


https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenbrandist/14781374831

I think these are the ones that are being referred to.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype
Replies: 67
Views: 9410

Re: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype

- Seats are designed so we can decrease pitch while keeping legroom constant. Spotted a wee typo there. Incorrect, as far as I've found from the article I posted. These premium economy seats include 38 inches of legroom, foot rests and adjustable headrests. Copy and pasted directly from the article.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype
Replies: 67
Views: 9410

Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype

https://dynaimage.cdn.cnn.com/cnn/q_auto,w_602,c_fill,g_auto,h_339,ar_16:9/http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.cnn.com%2Fcnnnext%2Fdam%2Fassets%2F190225141201-move-5.jpg https://dynaimage.cdn.cnn.com/cnn/q_auto,w_602,c_fill,g_auto,h_339,ar_16:9/http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.cnn.com%2Fcnnnext%2Fdam%2Fassets%2F190225141241-move-7.j...

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by aviationjunky
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow at LAS?
Replies: 14
Views: 5388

Re: Snow at LAS?

I work directly under the flight path, and there were no flights taking off until around 930 this morning. It was completely silent. Now, there are flights every 45-60 second like normal.

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by aviationjunky
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest lived airline livery.
Replies: 90
Views: 12319

Re: Shortest lived airline livery.

PIA's 'Markhor' livery only made it on to one A320 in May 2018, before the livery was removed (by order of the Supreme Court of Pakistan) in July of the same year. 5238019 A 777 was prepped ready for the new livery, but never received it. 5244971,5362671 So the new livery was banned and gone? Why? ...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Rouge/Jetz Rebranding
Replies: 5
Views: 1096

Air Canada Rouge/Jetz Rebranding

I did a quick search, and couldn't find anything on the topic. With AC quickly repainting most of their aircraft with the new livery, as well as ACExpress, do we expect them to rebrand the Rouge and Jetz names as well? I tried looking in to it, but I couldn't find anything.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EL AL...MCO official announcement
Replies: 84
Views: 10061

Re: EL AL...MCO official announcement

At this point, it seems like they are pulling an F9 and kind of just throwing a dart at a US map to pick new destinations. First LAS, which still doesn't make much sense to me, now MCO. Disney is a great vacation spot, but Disney Paris is much closer. Even Disney Tokyo is closer. I don't think Disne...

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by aviationjunky
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47946

Re: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!

I find it strange that people think WN will fail in Hawaii. Since there really isn't a leisure company that flies to the islands, I think they will have tremendous success, especially since they are flying to HNL, OGG, KOA, and LIH. Not only will they be a huge success for people traveling to Hawaii...

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by aviationjunky
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Airlines at LAX
Replies: 14
Views: 2693

Re: Allegiant Airlines at LAX

When I worked for them a couple years back, we had a company document that us supervisors were able to access that showed us current, old, and possible new destinations. Every so often we would get an email with an update to the destination schedules.. More than once, they did have Los Angeles (LAX)...

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by aviationjunky
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 All Business Seating?
Replies: 32
Views: 7488

Re: A220 All Business Seating?

https://luxairways.com/about


$4750 r/t LA-NYC!? Jesus! That is lunacy! I'd rather fly Delta One for $1800 r/t and call it a day.
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wrongwayup wrote:
Also being proposed by these guys: https://luxairways.com/about


$4750 r/t LA-NYC!? Jesus! That is lunacy! I'd rather fly Delta One for $1800 r/t and call it a day.

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by aviationjunky
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing unveils new version of radical wing design
Replies: 140
Views: 27241

Re: Boeing unveils new version of radical wing design

So I'm assuming we can expect the 797 to be an over-wing aircraft with this new wing design?

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by aviationjunky
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline job interview
Replies: 15
Views: 2431

Re: Airline job interview

I was personally at an interview once where the head boss took us to lunch, and anyone that salted their fries before tasting them were excused.

I've never heard of humiliation as part of an interview, but then again, it really all depends on the company.

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by aviationjunky
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Departures in the middle of the night
Replies: 88
Views: 13985

Re: Departures in the middle of the night

There is quite a bit of traffic at LAS between 11pm-2am. DL, AA, and UA utilize this time for many west coast-east coast operations to ensure an early flight out their east coast hubs.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY Announces TLV-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 10320

Re: LY Announces TLV-LAS

In addition, Las Vegas isn't JUST gambling. Plus there is gambling in a massive number of US cities other than Las Vegas; why is Vegas "worse" in terms of "purity" than, say, Detroit (which has 3 casinos) or anywhere in Illinois (which also has casinos, albeit riverboats if I re...

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by aviationjunky
Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY Announces TLV-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 10320

Re: LY Announces TLV-LAS

Fargo wrote:
This makes no sense. I can’t believe ORD still doesn’t get TLV, there must be something going on behind the scenes.


I'm almost positive you're correct. As much as I love LAS, it's hard to believe the demand is greater than ORD.

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by aviationjunky
Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY Announces TLV-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 10320

Re: LY Announces TLV-LAS

I find it interesting that they chose the most "sinful" city to add to a country that is widely accepted as the Holy capital of the world. On another note, is 1x weekly even profitable? I can't imagine a whopping 564 round trip passengers can make enough money to cover all the costs of ope...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 696
Views: 89977

Re: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread

https://scontent.flas1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/47024068_10215750691099262_322341788100591616_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent.flas1-2.fna&oh=70889da184f8f5ef2deacc312576c736&oe=5CAE1B31 A good friend of mine from who works for G4 is on the final flight. Here's a picture of the bird at...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 696
Views: 89977

Re: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread

https://scontent.flas1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/47024068_10215750691099262_322341788100591616_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent.flas1-2.fna&oh=70889da184f8f5ef2deacc312576c736&oe=5CAE1B31 A good friend of mine from who works for G4 is on the final flight. Here's a picture of the bird at...

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by aviationjunky
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbahn
Replies: 11
Views: 2969

Re: Airbahn

Airbahn sound much more appealing than Airtrain. Can't imagine they are going to be able to do much with the competition out of California. But I wish them the best!

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by aviationjunky
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Makes Staffing Policy Changes After Vegas Controller Found Incapacitated
Replies: 136
Views: 32308

Re: FAA Makes Staffing Policy Changes After Vegas Controller Found Incapacitated

https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/incapacitated-las-vegas-air-traffic-controller-no-longer-with-faa-1525525/

Didn't see where anyone posted the news that she is no longer with the FAA. Doesn't say if she was fired, or if she quit, but it does say medical was called to the tower.

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by aviationjunky
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Jamaica 757 RWY excursion
Replies: 71
Views: 16214

Re: Fly Jamaica 757 RWY excursion

Did a quick search, and it looks like they are the only Jamaican airline that has jets. The other two carriers use turbo-props. Do we know if their aircraft are leased or owned? Surely their insurance will kick in for a new(er) aircraft, it's just a waiting game until then.

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by aviationjunky
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019
Replies: 134
Views: 16420

Re: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019

Planes4you wrote:
1st of all they already fly to SFO.2nd of all they won’t go anywhere near PHX.


Maybe it was OAK then? Somewhere in that region.

And why do you think they wouldn't do PHX?

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by aviationjunky
Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019
Replies: 134
Views: 16420

Re: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019

Do we expect more US expansion? I know there was another thread on here a few months (maybe a year?) about possible US expansion into DFW, as well as PHX, LAS, SFO, DEN, and SAN.

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by aviationjunky
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 139
Views: 30896

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly

What is ANA Couch? Is that like Economy-?

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by aviationjunky
Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US airlines cave In to Chinese demands about Taiwan
Replies: 101
Views: 17096

Re: Updated: US airlines cave In to Chinese demands about Taiwan

I feel like UA would change it if it really came down to it, as they have 9 scheduled flights to PEK today, not including the other 6 flights scheduled to CTU and PVG today. I can't imagine they'd risk today's 15 scheduled flights to keep the 4 scheduled flights (for today, at least) to HKG and TPE.

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