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by jmt18325
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS Announces YYC-ATL, YYZ-BCN, YYT-FLL
Replies: 71
Views: 7600

Re: WS Announces YYC-ATL, YYZ-BCN, YYT-FLL

Meanwhile, AC Rouge operated that route with an 81.7% l/f in the same period. AC operated with a system BELF of 84.7% in the quarter, with a fully allocated system cost of 16.43 cents generated over a 1,665 mile asl, (meaning the costs were even higher for the 1,384 mile YUL-FLL sector). You have n...

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by jmt18325
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 20394

Re: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018

Air Canada is also ending nonstop flights to EZE that they started this year. It will go back to being a direct one stop in SCL.

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by jmt18325
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Air Canada mainline taking back so many Rouge routes?
Replies: 63
Views: 11895

Re: Why is Air Canada mainline taking back so many Rouge routes?

I just noticed that Air Canada mainline is taking over operations of a number of Rouge routes , including almost all Rouge service from YVR. These are low yield holiday destinations.Is there something going on with the Rouge model? AC mainline is taking over HNL, OGG, KIX as well as KOA, LIH, CUN, ...

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by jmt18325
Fri May 04, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics
Replies: 222
Views: 34823

Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

http://www.waa.ca/media/news/article/77 ... -unaudited

No actual numbers yet. Manual calculations put it at 1,041,399 (1,011,656) + 2.94%
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YWG was up 2.94% in the first quarter according to the WAA:

http://www.waa.ca/media/news/article/77 ... -unaudited

No actual numbers yet. Manual calculations put it at 1,041,399 (1,011,656) + 2.94%

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by jmt18325
Thu May 03, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Delays Delivery Of 11 737 MAX
Replies: 47
Views: 10191

Re: Air Canada Delays Delivery Of 11 737 MAX

I’m betting AC is waiting to see how all this fleshes out before committing. Plus in case nobody noticed, they are loosing money in spite of record revenues. That's not really accurate. The company made money for several years in a row. They lost money in Q1 which seems to be normal for them other ...

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by jmt18325
Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United eyes A330-800 for fleet replacement
Replies: 260
Views: 47763

Re: United eyes A330-800 for fleet replacement

LAX772LR wrote:
rnav2dlrey wrote:
UA will never buy the A330.

While I'm aware of what you're trying to say... technically, that's false:
UA is currently the owner of several A330s in fact.

AC however, is the operator.


Air Canada in their latest results said they now own all of their A330s.

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by jmt18325
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year
Replies: 195
Views: 45931

Re: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year

They're not scheduled to get any 300s.

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by jmt18325
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 6575

Re: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017

The Rouge widebody fleet is maxed out with 25 aircraft in the fleet. Only the narrowbody fleet can grow with the new pilot agreement, and growth there requires growth at mainline. Unless the growth is for Regional Replacement Aircraft. There is no limit to the aircraft for that program, and no grow...

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by jmt18325
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 6575

Re: Air Canada Reports Record Results For 2017

The Rouge widebody fleet is maxed out with 25 aircraft in the fleet. Only the narrowbody fleet can grow with the new pilot agreement, and growth there requires growth at mainline.

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by jmt18325
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: why is there so much air service between Italy and Albania?
Replies: 18
Views: 4133

Re: why is there so much air service between Italy and Albania?

I never really get these kinds questions. Because there's profitable demand.

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by jmt18325
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines first aircraft in new livery, plans expansion as ULCC
Replies: 52
Views: 10525

Re: Flair Airlines first aircraft in new livery, plans expansion as ULCC

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableau ... 5a-eng.htm
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The census figures are actually less accurate than the Statscan population estimates because of under-counting and various other factors:

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableau ... 5a-eng.htm

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by jmt18325
Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines first aircraft in new livery, plans expansion as ULCC
Replies: 52
Views: 10525

Re: Flair Airlines first aircraft in new livery, plans expansion as ULCC

Font is horrible, livery is poorly thought-through and cheap looking. Lots of market confusion over this airline, launched as New Leaf with lots of press and hype and quietly changed to Flair ( it's parent ) after just a few months, doesn't instil a lot of confidence IMO, especially in a market whe...

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by jmt18325
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 846
Views: 254683

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

airnorth wrote:
I like that they painted the window frames black, on AC #2 it look sharper, and cleaner than on AC #1


It does look better - just FYI, they've done the same to the first one as well.

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by jmt18325
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada says increased demand could prompt more airplane orders (CBC)
Replies: 120
Views: 14246

Re: Air Canada says increased demand could prompt more airplane orders (CBC)

AC have been looking at SIN, I think it could work 3x weekly with the 789. There is a fair amount of Singapore bound passengers out of YVR currently forced to connect through Hong Kong or Tokyo etc.. SQ served YVR as 1 stop through ICN until 2009 but have been interested in returning if they are gi...

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by jmt18325
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will WestJet fly its 787's?
Replies: 61
Views: 20176

Re: Where will WestJet fly its 787's?

I believe the agreement limits each route to one airline per country... AC already flies YYZ-DXB... i may be wrong though. No limit on the route, just the 3 slots max per airline between the countries. EK and EY both operate 3 flights each. The bilateral allows for 6 flights per week on each side. ...

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by jmt18325
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 102270

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

LockheedBBD wrote:
yyztpa wrote:
I thought this is in addition to the 220?


It is in addition to the 220% tariff, for a total of 300% on the CSeries.


It might as well be infinity billion percent.

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by jmt18325
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Air Canada receive its 737 MAX on time?
Replies: 27
Views: 9790

Re: Will Air Canada receive its 737 MAX on time?

Again, tighter pitch will probably not mean less legroom. The new seats will be thinner and contoured, like those on the Rouge 767.

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by jmt18325
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Expands its Global Network
Replies: 60
Views: 13098

Re: Air Canada Expands its Global Network

The A319s are scheduled to begin leaving the mainline fleet next year, as per the latest fleet plan. Given the new pilot agreement, it's likely some will go to Rouge. There will be 18 Max 8s added in the next year and a bit, and only 8 A319s removed. https://www.aircanada.com/content/dam/aircanada/p...

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by jmt18325
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Expands its Global Network
Replies: 60
Views: 13098

Re: Air Canada Expands its Global Network

They're out of fleet at this point (these new announcements max out the use of all 25 767s). They're going to need a bigger Rouge wide body fleet to do more, and I don't see that being allowed in the updated pilot agreement (it specifically mentions narrow body flying). The Casablanca service is mo...

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by jmt18325
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Expands its Global Network
Replies: 60
Views: 13098

Re: Air Canada Expands its Global Network

The partnership seems OK. LOT is shut out of the JV that AC has with UA and LH group. However, AC and LO have decent codeshares on either end. This summer AC will have a daily 767 on YYZ-WAW. LO will fly 9x weekly WAW-YYZ on the 787-8 (probable upgauge to one of the -9's coming online in the spring...

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by jmt18325
Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Expands its Global Network
Replies: 60
Views: 13098

Re: Air Canada Expands its Global Network

The partnership seems OK. LOT is shut out of the JV that AC has with UA and LH group. However, AC and LO have decent codeshares on either end. This summer AC will have a daily 767 on YYZ-WAW. LO will fly 9x weekly WAW-YYZ on the 787-8 (probable upgauge to one of the -9's coming online in the spring...

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by jmt18325
Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Expands its Global Network
Replies: 60
Views: 13098

Re: Air Canada Expands its Global Network

Wow, Rouge is on fire in central/eastern Europe! We've got YYZ-WAW, PRG, BUD and now ZAG and OTP. Plus YUL-OTP. Very cool. Waiting for: YUL to WAW, PRG, BUD YYZ to WAW, PRG, BUD year-round ...and of course YYZ-KRK 8-) How *is* Air Canada's partnership with LOT Polish? Would they (Air Canada) go int...

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by jmt18325
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 102270

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Finally, all governments make comprises/approach problems with international relations in mind. Triggering a trade war with your number 1 trading partner (and the only one with which the US runs a trade surplus) is a compelling constraint that most leaders would apply. Can you please link where the...

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by jmt18325
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada 737 MAX cabin/seat map revealed
Replies: 12
Views: 8454

Re: Air Canada 737 MAX cabin/seat map revealed

Pitch does not equal legroom. Thin seats can have more legroom with a smaller pitch.

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by jmt18325
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery
Replies: 107
Views: 21714

Re: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery

lol - that was dumb of me. Didn't even look at the photo.

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by jmt18325
Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery
Replies: 107
Views: 21714

Re: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery

It's on the inside of the engine, in the same place....

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by jmt18325
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery
Replies: 107
Views: 21714

Re: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery

The roundels are on the inside of the winglets.

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by jmt18325
Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United not looking at C Series
Replies: 66
Views: 15445

Re: United not looking at C Series

With major corporations they always deny everything up until the point that it is a done deal. I wouldn't put much thought into whatever an exec says in the public domain outside of investor events and official documents. Exactly! Air Canada even published a business case against the CSeries less t...

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by jmt18325
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada, pilots reach deal for more aircraft at Rouge
Replies: 32
Views: 4978

Re: Air Canada, pilots reach deal for more aircraft at Rouge

Rouge already flies to Glasgow.

Westjet with the new thinner seats is fine. With the older seats it's terrible.

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by jmt18325
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair
Replies: 51
Views: 7825

Re: Canada's Newleaf assets bought by Flair

Preclearance during Can-US connections is more of a hassle than anything.

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by jmt18325
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland
Replies: 53
Views: 14436

Re: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland

i love AC and have had great service with them over the last 45 years, but ROUGE scares me. The service is fine but the quality of the aircraft interiors, the uncomfortable seating and the seat pitch make it torture to fly them on any routes over 5 hours. Tel Aviv, Athens? Forget it if you are a bi...

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by jmt18325
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland
Replies: 53
Views: 14436

Re: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland

leghorn wrote:
I'd love to see Air Canada flying some Canadian airframes i.e. CS300 to Ireland all year around. If the plane is actually as economic as claimed it might even be economically feasible.


That may very well happen. At present, we're 2 years away from the CS300, and a month away from the Max.

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by jmt18325
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities
Replies: 13
Views: 3482

Re: Icelandair to increase S18 frequecies to some Canadian cities

Apparently, the Edmonton flight will go from 12 months a year, to 10.

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by jmt18325
Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada announces YVR-ZRH/YVR-CDG and additional capacity to LHR/DEL/MEL
Replies: 59
Views: 11439

Re: Air Canada announces YVR-ZRH/YVR-CDG and additional capacity to LHR/DEL/MEL

From what I read on another forum, all of the changes are now loaded. As a result of the second daily LHR flight, the thrice weekly flight to LGW is gone.

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by jmt18325
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada announces YVR-ZRH/YVR-CDG and additional capacity to LHR/DEL/MEL
Replies: 59
Views: 11439

Re: Air Canada announces YVR-ZRH/YVR-CDG and additional capacity to LHR/DEL/MEL

I'll be shocked if that truly does end up being the case given the huge international expansion AC have undertaken since the 787 came online. They need 4 frames alone (in summer) just to operate YOW/YHZ-LHR, YOW-FRA and YHZ/YOW-YYZ. Yes in winter YHZ-LHR might get MAXed, but it'll always need a wid...

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by jmt18325
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada announces YVR-ZRH/YVR-CDG and additional capacity to LHR/DEL/MEL
Replies: 59
Views: 11439

Re: Air Canada announces YVR-ZRH/YVR-CDG and additional capacity to LHR/DEL/MEL

After that, you retire older planes if you have to - pretty simple stuff. The reality is, Air Canada has never made more money.

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by jmt18325
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada announces YVR-ZRH/YVR-CDG and additional capacity to LHR/DEL/MEL
Replies: 59
Views: 11439

Re: Air Canada announces YVR-ZRH/YVR-CDG and additional capacity to LHR/DEL/MEL

jimbo737 wrote:
Like Norwegian, they have to put all that iron somewhere. .


Because they're making money at it. Air Canada will have only 5 767s left at mainline within 16 months.

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by jmt18325
Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 251551

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

If it was the engines that is the holdup, then one would expect that the Bombardier facility would be loaded with engine-less CS100's and 300's stored awaiting engines. From what I understand, there are only 3 or 4 engine-less CS100's sitting around, and those were among the first production units....

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by jmt18325
Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada new livery update thread
Replies: 120
Views: 28951

Re: Air Canada new livery update

What about the A320s? Also, has the configuration of the 737s been finalized? Yes, 7M8 will be J16Y153 total 169 seats with ptv's, powerports, wifi. It sounds to me like it will have 30" pitch in Y then. I guess another reason to avoid them. With the new slimline seats like those used at Westj...

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by jmt18325
Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada new livery update thread
Replies: 120
Views: 28951

Re: Air Canada new livery update

yycdel wrote:
jmt18325 wrote:
Dominion301 wrote:


What about the A320s?
Also, has the configuration of the 737s been finalized?


There is no public fleet plan beyond December 31, 2018. There are no A320s scheduled to leave before then. By the end of this year, the fleet will remain stable with 2 767s leaving, and 2 Max 8s coming online.

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by jmt18325
Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada new livery update thread
Replies: 120
Views: 28951

Re: Air Canada new livery update

However, I'd imagine there will still be more than 5 763s at mainline by the end of 2018 given the rate of international growth at AC. As of August 1st, 8 for December 31 2017 and 5 for December 31 2018 is still the plan. We'll have to see. Of note, the plan also has 18 MAX aircraft joining the fle...

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by jmt18325
Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada new livery update thread
Replies: 120
Views: 28951

Re: Air Canada new livery update

I was wondering what was going on with the B1900s. Here in YHZ i've seen them stripped of titles so far and that's it....also interesting to see that they're no longer on the AC website....are they leaving the fleet? (Sorry that this is somewhat off topic, but maybe they're not geting repainted?) S...

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by jmt18325
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada new livery update thread
Replies: 120
Views: 28951

Re: Air Canada new livery update

On the mainline fleet, I have only seen the new livery on B787 and A321. Does anyone know whether the A333 will be painted? Given impending retirement of the 767 fleet I wonder if they will get the new livery. Interestly, I have not seen any pictures of the new livery on 319 and 320 aircraft either...

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by jmt18325
Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada new livery update thread
Replies: 120
Views: 28951

Re: Air Canada new livery update

On the mainline fleet, I have only seen the new livery on B787 and A321. Does anyone know whether the A333 will be painted? Given impending retirement of the 767 fleet I wonder if they will get the new livery. Interestly, I have not seen any pictures of the new livery on 319 and 320 aircraft either...

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by jmt18325
Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Continues To Evalute 100-seat Aircraft
Replies: 92
Views: 17033

Re: United Continues To Evalute 100-seat Aircraft

Maybe Scott Kirby could turn to his old contacts at American and contract to buy the 20 E190s American is retiring, as well as Embraer 190s that Air Canada has put up for sale? That is a source for 45 100-seat planes right there...perhaps the planes could be leased from American and Air Canada on a...

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by jmt18325
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Continues To Evalute 100-seat Aircraft
Replies: 92
Views: 17033

Re: United Continues To Evalute 100-seat Aircraft

Maybe Scott Kirby could turn to his old contacts at American and contract to buy the 20 E190s American is retiring, as well as Embraer 190s that Air Canada has put up for sale? That is a source for 45 100-seat planes right there...perhaps the planes could be leased from American and Air Canada on a...

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by jmt18325
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YHM 2017 stats - +127% passengers in 6 months
Replies: 8
Views: 1270

Re: YHM 2017 stats - +127% passengers in 6 months

They only fly to YUL from YHM.

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by jmt18325
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series
Replies: 89
Views: 18802

Re: Delta C Series

Looking forward to C-Series 300 here at Air Canada in 2019, wishing it was sooner. The E190 and 319 cannot go soon enough. Well, you're kind of in luck with the latter part. The E190 went from 45 to 25 about 12 months ago, ad the new fleet plan has the 37Max replacing the A319 at mainline before an...

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by jmt18325
Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian airport 2017 stats
Replies: 40
Views: 7365

Re: Canadian airport 2017 stats

YWG was up 8.8% in the second quarter, but with no numbers other than that. We can extrapolate: ~1,011,000 vs ~959,000 last year in Q1 ~1,041,000 vs ~957,000 last year in Q2 That means ~2.05M in the first half of the year vs ~1.92M for the first half of last year. That's up ~6.8% this year, meaning ...

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